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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 47 50 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 192 184 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.66% 4.65% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 4.91% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 171 163 116
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
3904 3744 3621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.78% 94.66% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3213 3264 3174
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(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
Altrincham +10 13 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Bolton +8 10 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Rochdale - 8 £45,000 -
Stockport +4 7 £45,000 +33.33% 2
Salford -4 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cheadle -5 1 £47,500 +58.33%
Wigan -8 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Oldham - 1 £39,500 -
Bury - 1 £47,500 - 1
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (61.21%) Project Management
2 166 (41.81%) PRINCE2
3 100 (25.19%) Finance
4 78 (19.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (14.86%) Microsoft
7 55 (13.85%) MS Project
8 52 (13.10%) Banking
9 49 (12.34%) Degree
10 47 (11.84%) Retail
11 44 (11.08%) Telecoms
12 43 (10.83%) E-Commerce
13 38 (9.57%) Scrum
14 30 (7.56%) MS Excel
14 30 (7.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 29 (7.30%) Change Management
16 28 (7.05%) PRINCE
17 26 (6.55%) QA
18 25 (6.30%) Marketing
19 23 (5.79%) ERP
19 23 (5.79%) Matrix Management
20 20 (5.04%) .NET
20 20 (5.04%) Agile Project Management
21 18 (4.53%) Internet
21 18 (4.53%) Games
22 16 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 15 (3.78%) MS Office
23 15 (3.78%) Programme Management
23 15 (3.78%) Project Planning
24 14 (3.53%) SAP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 13 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.01%) Drupal
2 4 (1.01%) WordPress
3 3 (0.76%) CMS
3 3 (0.76%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.25%) Lync
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 55 (13.85%) MS Project
2 30 (7.56%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.78%) MS Office
4 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.02%) Magento
3 7 (1.76%) Sage 200
3 7 (1.76%) SAP Business One
4 6 (1.51%) Tridion
5 5 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Lawson
6 1 (0.25%) Line 500
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.25%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.50%) SaaS
1 2 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.53%) Internet
2 7 (1.76%) LAN
2 7 (1.76%) WAN
3 5 (1.26%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.26%) Intranet
3 5 (1.26%) MPLS
3 5 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.26%) NGN
4 4 (1.01%) Wireless
5 2 (0.50%) Firewall
5 2 (0.50%) 3G
5 2 (0.50%) SAN
5 2 (0.50%) NAS
5 2 (0.50%) 4G
6 1 (0.25%) HSRP
6 1 (0.25%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.25%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.25%) Broadband
6 1 (0.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.51%) MySQL
1 6 (1.51%) Big Data
2 3 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
General
1 100 (25.19%) Finance
2 52 (13.10%) Banking
3 47 (11.84%) Retail
4 44 (11.08%) Telecoms
5 25 (6.30%) Marketing
6 18 (4.53%) Games
7 9 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.51%) Back Office
9 5 (1.26%) Advertising
9 5 (1.26%) Legal
10 3 (0.76%) Law
11 2 (0.50%) Automotive
11 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.04%) .NET
2 6 (1.51%) HTML
3 4 (1.01%) CSS
4 2 (0.50%) Web Services
4 2 (0.50%) XML
4 2 (0.50%) J2EE
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.25%) Middleware
5 1 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (1.76%) NHS
1 7 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (1.51%) FlexPod
2 6 (1.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.26%) Animation
4 4 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.01%) FMCG
5 3 (0.76%) New Media
5 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.76%) Economics
6 2 (0.50%) Informatics
6 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.50%) EPoS
6 2 (0.50%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (0.50%) DTV
6 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.50%) Open Source
6 2 (0.50%) Social Media
7 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.02%) Windows
2 7 (1.76%) Linux
3 3 (0.76%) UNIX
4 2 (0.50%) Android
4 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (61.21%) Project Management
2 166 (41.81%) PRINCE2
3 78 (19.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (10.83%) E-Commerce
6 38 (9.57%) Scrum
7 29 (7.30%) Change Management
8 28 (7.05%) PRINCE
9 23 (5.79%) ERP
9 23 (5.79%) Matrix Management
10 20 (5.04%) Agile Project Management
11 15 (3.78%) Project Planning
11 15 (3.78%) Programme Management
12 14 (3.53%) Logistics
13 12 (3.02%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (2.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (2.77%) Waterfall
15 10 (2.52%) Web Development
15 10 (2.52%) Risk Management
15 10 (2.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.02%) C#
2 9 (2.27%) Java
3 8 (2.02%) SQL
4 7 (1.76%) PHP
5 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.50%) C++
6 1 (0.25%) Perl
6 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (12.34%) Degree
2 30 (7.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.02%) PMP
6 6 (1.51%) APMP
7 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.55%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 59 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.53%) SAP
3 10 (2.52%) VMware
4 9 (2.27%) EPiServer
4 9 (2.27%) Oracle
5 8 (2.02%) Citrix
5 8 (2.02%) Sage
5 8 (2.02%) hybris
6 7 (1.76%) Epicor
6 7 (1.76%) Pegasus
7 6 (1.51%) NetApp
7 6 (1.51%) HP
7 6 (1.51%) Dell
7 6 (1.51%) IBM
7 6 (1.51%) 3PAR
8 4 (1.01%) Cisco
9 3 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.50%) Primavera
10 2 (0.50%) Adobe
11 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Home working
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: negotiable to c£45,000 plus generous bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus generous bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £40500 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 9 days ago
Bolton
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago