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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 32 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 251 187 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.52% 4.60% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.81% 4.85% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 212 170 155
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +21 25 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Altrincham 0 8 £33,750 -28.94%
Salford +9 7 £50,000 -
Wigan +5 5 £42,500 -10.52%
Cheadle +10 3 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Oldham - 3 £40,000 -
Bolton -3 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Rochdale -6 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 234 (57.07%) Project Management
2 203 (49.51%) PRINCE2
3 180 (43.90%) Finance
4 143 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (19.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 78 (19.02%) Degree
7 72 (17.56%) Change Management
8 62 (15.12%) Scrum
9 53 (12.93%) MS Project
10 49 (11.95%) ITIL
11 44 (10.73%) Retail
11 44 (10.73%) Waterfall
12 43 (10.49%) Microsoft
13 41 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 40 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 39 (9.51%) Risk Management
15 39 (9.51%) Matrix Management
15 39 (9.51%) SDLC
16 35 (8.54%) .NET
16 35 (8.54%) Banking
17 33 (8.05%) Software Delivery
18 31 (7.56%) Project Planning
19 29 (7.07%) People Management
20 25 (6.10%) MS Office
20 25 (6.10%) Data Centre
21 24 (5.85%) Time Management
22 23 (5.61%) PMI Certification
23 22 (5.37%) Programme Management
23 22 (5.37%) APMP
24 21 (5.12%) Supplier Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (2.20%) CMS
2 4 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.73%) Alfresco
3 3 (0.73%) Immediacy CMS
3 3 (0.73%) ColdFusion
3 3 (0.73%) Sitefinity
3 3 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.24%) Kentico
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 53 (12.93%) MS Project
2 41 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 25 (6.10%) MS Office
4 7 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Tridion
1 6 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) Magento
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.17%) WAN
2 9 (2.20%) Internet
3 7 (1.71%) LAN
3 7 (1.71%) Wireless
4 5 (1.22%) NAS
4 5 (1.22%) 4G
4 5 (1.22%) SAN
5 3 (0.73%) 2G
5 3 (0.73%) LTE
5 3 (0.73%) 3G
5 3 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.49%) Firewall
6 2 (0.49%) Intranet
6 2 (0.49%) PBX
7 1 (0.24%) VoIP
7 1 (0.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.24%) Extranet
7 1 (0.24%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.98%) MySQL
3 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (2.44%) JIRA
2 4 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 180 (43.90%) Finance
2 44 (10.73%) Retail
3 35 (8.54%) Banking
4 12 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.68%) Marketing
6 10 (2.44%) Legal
7 9 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.20%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.73%) Automotive
9 3 (0.73%) Games
9 3 (0.73%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.49%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.54%) .NET
2 8 (1.95%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.46%) CSS
3 6 (1.46%) XML
3 6 (1.46%) XSLT
3 6 (1.46%) HTML
4 4 (0.98%) Zend Framework
4 4 (0.98%) jQuery
4 4 (0.98%) REST
5 3 (0.73%) CSS3
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.73%) MXML
5 3 (0.73%) HTML5
5 3 (0.73%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.73%) Apache Flex
5 3 (0.73%) WCF
5 3 (0.73%) WPF
5 3 (0.73%) EDI
6 2 (0.49%) Grails
6 2 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.10%) Data Centre
2 16 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.93%) PMI
5 11 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.20%) NHS
7 7 (1.71%) GIS
8 5 (1.22%) iDTV
8 5 (1.22%) BBC
8 5 (1.22%) User Experience
9 4 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.73%) FMCG
11 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.24%) iPad
12 1 (0.24%) PACS
12 1 (0.24%) Informatics
12 1 (0.24%) Life Science
12 1 (0.24%) DTV
12 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.44%) Windows
1 10 (2.44%) Linux
2 5 (1.22%) UNIX
3 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.49%) Android
5 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (57.07%) Project Management
2 203 (49.51%) PRINCE2
3 143 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (19.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (17.56%) Change Management
6 62 (15.12%) Scrum
7 49 (11.95%) ITIL
8 44 (10.73%) Waterfall
9 39 (9.51%) SDLC
9 39 (9.51%) Risk Management
9 39 (9.51%) Matrix Management
10 33 (8.05%) Software Delivery
11 31 (7.56%) Project Planning
12 29 (7.07%) People Management
13 24 (5.85%) Time Management
14 22 (5.37%) Programme Management
15 21 (5.12%) Supplier Management
16 20 (4.88%) Service Management
17 19 (4.63%) E-Commerce
18 16 (3.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.39%) Java
2 15 (3.66%) C#
3 10 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.95%) PHP
4 8 (1.95%) SQL
5 4 (0.98%) Perl
6 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.73%) VBScript
6 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.73%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.49%) Ruby
7 2 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.24%) VB
8 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 78 (19.02%) Degree
2 40 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 23 (5.61%) PMI Certification
4 22 (5.37%) APMP
5 20 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (2.68%) PMP
7 5 (1.22%) ISEB
8 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.73%) CGEIT
9 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.24%) MBCS
10 1 (0.24%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.20%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) SLA
3 3 (0.73%) COBIT
3 3 (0.73%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) XenApp
2 1 (0.24%) XenServer
2 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.44%) SAP
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle
4 6 (1.46%) Cisco
4 6 (1.46%) Adobe
5 4 (0.98%) Progress
5 4 (0.98%) Zend
5 4 (0.98%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.73%) Computacenter
7 2 (0.49%) hybris
8 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.24%) Google
8 1 (0.24%) IBM
8 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.24%) Nortel
8 1 (0.24%) Citrix
8 1 (0.24%) Avaya
8 1 (0.24%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.24%) BT
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