The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 45 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 218 165 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.39% 4.02% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 4.21% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 173 142 117
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.06%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Project Manager
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Salford +8 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Rochdale - 6 £40,500 -
Stockport -3 5 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Bury -7 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Bolton -20 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Altrincham +16 1 - - 1
Cheadle - 1 £50,000 -
Oldham - 1 £30,000 -
Wigan - 1 £42,500 - 2
Sale - 1 £35,000 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 243 (60.45%) Project Management
2 186 (46.27%) PRINCE2
3 112 (27.86%) Finance
4 67 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (12.44%) MS Project
6 50 (12.44%) Microsoft
7 49 (12.19%) ITIL
8 46 (11.44%) Retail
9 40 (9.95%) Degree
10 36 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 34 (8.46%) Change Management
11 34 (8.46%) Scrum
12 32 (7.96%) E-Commerce
13 31 (7.71%) Banking
14 28 (6.97%) Java
15 27 (6.72%) Telecoms
16 23 (5.72%) Project Planning
16 23 (5.72%) MS Excel
16 23 (5.72%) PMI Certification
17 22 (5.47%) Marketing
17 22 (5.47%) QA
17 22 (5.47%) Agile Project Management
18 21 (5.22%) Citrix
18 21 (5.22%) SAP
19 19 (4.73%) PMP
20 18 (4.48%) Windows
20 18 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 18 (4.48%) Programme Management
21 17 (4.23%) ERP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (3.48%) CMS
2 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.00%) Drupal
2 4 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.00%) WordPress
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (12.44%) MS Project
2 23 (5.72%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.49%) MS Office
4 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.24%) Magento
2 5 (1.24%) Sage 200
2 5 (1.24%) SAP Business One
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.75%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.50%) Line 500
5 2 (0.50%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.50%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.24%) Basecamp
2 4 (1.00%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.48%) Internet
2 5 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (1.24%) MPLS
2 5 (1.24%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.24%) LAN
2 5 (1.24%) WAN
2 5 (1.24%) NGN
3 3 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (0.50%) SAN
4 2 (0.50%) NAS
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) VoIP
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.00%) MySQL
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.75%) Big Data
3 3 (0.75%) DB2
3 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (1.99%) Rational Rose
2 7 (1.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) Trac
3 1 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 112 (27.86%) Finance
2 46 (11.44%) Retail
3 31 (7.71%) Banking
4 27 (6.72%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.47%) Marketing
6 12 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.74%) Games
8 10 (2.49%) Back Office
9 9 (2.24%) Legal
10 6 (1.49%) French Language
10 6 (1.49%) German Language
11 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.00%) Local Government
12 3 (0.75%) Law
12 3 (0.75%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Norwegian Language
13 1 (0.25%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.48%) .NET
2 13 (3.23%) HTML
3 12 (2.99%) J2EE
4 7 (1.74%) XML
5 5 (1.24%) jQuery
5 5 (1.24%) EDI
6 4 (1.00%) CSS
6 4 (1.00%) LAMP
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.25%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.23%) Open Source
2 12 (2.99%) PMI
3 10 (2.49%) Social Media
3 10 (2.49%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.74%) FMCG
5 7 (1.74%) Animation
6 5 (1.24%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.24%) NHS
6 5 (1.24%) Blog
7 4 (1.00%) Tandem
7 4 (1.00%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.25%) TRADACOMS
10 1 (0.25%) Telematics
10 1 (0.25%) MHEG
10 1 (0.25%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.25%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.48%) Windows
2 13 (3.23%) Linux
3 9 (2.24%) UNIX
4 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (60.45%) Project Management
2 186 (46.27%) PRINCE2
3 67 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (12.19%) ITIL
6 34 (8.46%) Change Management
6 34 (8.46%) Scrum
7 32 (7.96%) E-Commerce
8 23 (5.72%) Project Planning
9 22 (5.47%) Agile Project Management
10 18 (4.48%) Programme Management
11 17 (4.23%) ERP
12 16 (3.98%) RUP
13 15 (3.73%) PRINCE
13 15 (3.73%) Matrix Management
14 14 (3.48%) Change Control
14 14 (3.48%) Resource Management
15 13 (3.23%) Business Analysis
15 13 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.97%) Java
2 15 (3.73%) PHP
3 7 (1.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.24%) SQL
5 4 (1.00%) C
6 3 (0.75%) C#
6 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.25%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.25%) Scala
7 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.25%) C++
7 1 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (9.95%) Degree
2 36 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 23 (5.72%) PMI Certification
4 19 (4.73%) PMP
5 18 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.49%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.49%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.74%) APMP
9 3 (0.75%) APMG
10 2 (0.50%) ISEB
11 1 (0.25%) IIBA
11 1 (0.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.47%) QA
2 8 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.49%) XenServer
2 6 (1.49%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 50 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.22%) Citrix
2 21 (5.22%) SAP
3 13 (3.23%) VMware
4 11 (2.74%) Oracle
5 7 (1.74%) Sage
5 7 (1.74%) IBM
6 6 (1.49%) HP
7 5 (1.24%) Facebook
7 5 (1.24%) Epicor
7 5 (1.24%) NetApp
7 5 (1.24%) Pegasus
7 5 (1.24%) Cisco
8 4 (1.00%) Zend
8 4 (1.00%) JBoss
8 4 (1.00%) Siebel
8 4 (1.00%) Dell
8 4 (1.00%) webMethods
8 4 (1.00%) ILOG
8 4 (1.00%) Pega
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