The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 33 45 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 255 197 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.52% 5.25% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 5.53% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 218 172 124
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Project Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3719 3562 4180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.89% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 3110 3712
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Manchester region.

Project Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

Project Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +5 19 £40,000 - 3
Bolton +21 13 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Altrincham +8 9 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Oldham - 6 £50,000 -
Wigan -7 4 £52,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £38,750 -
Salford -7 1 £45,000 -20.35% 1
Cheadle - 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title.

1 259 (53.29%) PRINCE2
2 254 (52.26%) Project Management
3 222 (45.68%) Finance
4 108 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (17.28%) Microsoft
6 77 (15.84%) MS Project
7 75 (15.43%) Banking
8 70 (14.40%) Degree
8 70 (14.40%) MS Excel
9 57 (11.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 44 (9.05%) Change Management
10 44 (9.05%) Security Cleared
11 42 (8.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 41 (8.44%) SC Cleared
13 38 (7.82%) Telecoms
13 38 (7.82%) ITIL
14 37 (7.61%) Scrum
15 34 (7.00%) Mentoring
16 33 (6.79%) Retail
17 31 (6.38%) PRINCE
18 30 (6.17%) People Management
19 29 (5.97%) Matrix Management
20 28 (5.76%) Project Planning
21 27 (5.56%) PMI Certification
22 26 (5.35%) Waterfall
23 25 (5.14%) PMP
24 24 (4.94%) SharePoint
25 23 (4.73%) Supplier Management
26 22 (4.53%) QA

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.44%) Lync
3 4 (0.82%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.62%) WordPress
4 3 (0.62%) Drupal
5 2 (0.41%) Confluence
5 2 (0.41%) CMS
5 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 77 (15.84%) MS Project
2 70 (14.40%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.88%) MS Office
4 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.23%) Tridion
4 4 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.62%) Magento
5 3 (0.62%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.41%) Maximo
6 2 (0.41%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) GitHub
2 1 (0.21%) Force.com
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.70%) Intranet
2 9 (1.85%) LAN
3 6 (1.23%) Wireless
3 6 (1.23%) WAN
4 5 (1.03%) Internet
5 4 (0.82%) Firewall
6 3 (0.62%) VoIP
6 3 (0.62%) 2G
6 3 (0.62%) 3G
6 3 (0.62%) 4G
7 2 (0.41%) VPN
7 2 (0.41%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.21%) Extranet
8 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.41%) DTS
5 1 (0.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (1.65%) JIRA
2 2 (0.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 222 (45.68%) Finance
2 75 (15.43%) Banking
3 38 (7.82%) Telecoms
4 33 (6.79%) Retail
5 20 (4.12%) Back Office
6 14 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.67%) Marketing
8 7 (1.44%) Games
8 7 (1.44%) Advertising
8 7 (1.44%) Automotive
9 3 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) Publishing
10 2 (0.41%) Law
10 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 2 (0.41%) Local Government
10 2 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.06%) .NET
2 4 (0.82%) Flash
2 4 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.41%) REST
3 2 (0.41%) CSS
3 2 (0.41%) SOAP
3 2 (0.41%) Web Services
3 2 (0.41%) XML
3 2 (0.41%) JSON
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.88%) NHS
3 12 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.23%) FMCG
6 5 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.82%) Online Games
8 3 (0.62%) GIS
8 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.62%) User Experience
9 2 (0.41%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.41%) PMI
10 1 (0.21%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.21%) Open Source
10 1 (0.21%) Informatics
10 1 (0.21%) Statistics
10 1 (0.21%) iDTV
10 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.21%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.82%) Windows
2 3 (0.62%) UNIX
3 2 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.21%) Android
4 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (53.29%) PRINCE2
2 254 (52.26%) Project Management
3 108 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 108 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (9.05%) Change Management
5 38 (7.82%) ITIL
6 37 (7.61%) Scrum
7 34 (7.00%) Mentoring
8 31 (6.38%) PRINCE
9 30 (6.17%) People Management
10 29 (5.97%) Matrix Management
11 28 (5.76%) Project Planning
12 26 (5.35%) Waterfall
13 23 (4.73%) Supplier Management
14 21 (4.32%) Risk Management
15 20 (4.12%) CRM
16 19 (3.91%) Coaching
17 18 (3.70%) Programme Management
17 18 (3.70%) Service Delivery
18 15 (3.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.09%) SQL
2 10 (2.06%) Java
3 5 (1.03%) C
4 3 (0.62%) C#
5 2 (0.41%) PHP
5 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (14.40%) Degree
2 57 (11.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 44 (9.05%) Security Cleared
4 42 (8.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 41 (8.44%) SC Cleared
6 27 (5.56%) PMI Certification
7 25 (5.14%) PMP
8 16 (3.29%) APMP
9 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.41%) CCNP
9 2 (0.41%) CCNA
10 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.53%) QA
2 7 (1.44%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.62%) SLA
3 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) XenApp
3 1 (0.21%) XenServer
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Foglight
1 2 (0.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.67%) SAP
3 8 (1.65%) hybris
4 6 (1.23%) Cisco
4 6 (1.23%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.03%) HP
5 5 (1.03%) Citrix
5 5 (1.03%) VMware
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle
6 4 (0.82%) NetApp
6 4 (0.82%) IBM
7 3 (0.62%) Dell
7 3 (0.62%) 3PAR
8 2 (0.41%) Primavera
8 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.41%) Avaya
8 2 (0.41%) Sage
8 2 (0.41%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.41%) Kronos
Altrincham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £25k depend on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £84,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38500.00 - £47300.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
General Medical Council
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £39k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi-Time
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago