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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 42 52 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 246 182 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.82% 4.78% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 5.06% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 212 145 111
Average salary £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
4010 3596 3942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.91% 94.46% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3432 3131 3559
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 24 November 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 24 November 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
Bolton +20 24 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Altrincham +5 17 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Stockport +1 17 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Wigan -7 7 £50,000 -13.04%
Rochdale 0 3 £37,500 -
Oldham -2 1 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Bury - 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 259 (58.60%) Project Management
2 217 (49.10%) PRINCE2
3 162 (36.65%) Finance
4 119 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (22.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (19.46%) Microsoft
7 84 (19.00%) MS Project
8 67 (15.16%) Degree
9 62 (14.03%) MS Excel
10 61 (13.80%) Banking
11 42 (9.50%) Telecoms
12 41 (9.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 38 (8.60%) Change Management
14 37 (8.37%) Scrum
15 33 (7.47%) QA
16 31 (7.01%) PRINCE
17 30 (6.79%) Retail
18 27 (6.11%) Matrix Management
18 27 (6.11%) SharePoint
19 26 (5.88%) E-Commerce
20 25 (5.66%) ITIL
21 24 (5.43%) MS Office
21 24 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (4.98%) Project Planning
23 21 (4.75%) Programme Management
24 20 (4.52%) Mentoring
25 18 (4.07%) Waterfall
26 17 (3.85%) CRM
26 17 (3.85%) Marketing
27 16 (3.62%) Security Cleared

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 27 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.81%) Lync
3 4 (0.90%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.90%) Drupal
3 4 (0.90%) WordPress
4 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 84 (19.00%) MS Project
2 62 (14.03%) MS Excel
3 24 (5.43%) MS Office
4 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.26%) Tridion
3 9 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.90%) Magento
5 2 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) GitHub
2 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.62%) Intranet
2 10 (2.26%) Internet
3 8 (1.81%) LAN
4 6 (1.36%) WAN
4 6 (1.36%) Wireless
5 4 (0.90%) 4G
5 4 (0.90%) 3G
6 2 (0.45%) Firewall
6 2 (0.45%) VoIP
6 2 (0.45%) 2G
7 1 (0.23%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.23%) VLAN
7 1 (0.23%) Broadband
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.45%) DTS
5 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Subversion
2 1 (0.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 162 (36.65%) Finance
2 61 (13.80%) Banking
3 42 (9.50%) Telecoms
4 30 (6.79%) Retail
5 17 (3.85%) Marketing
6 16 (3.62%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.26%) Games
8 8 (1.81%) Advertising
8 8 (1.81%) Automotive
8 8 (1.81%) Back Office
9 6 (1.36%) Legal
10 3 (0.68%) Electronics
10 3 (0.68%) Law
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.26%) .NET
2 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.45%) CSS
3 2 (0.45%) SOAP
3 2 (0.45%) Web Services
3 2 (0.45%) XML
3 2 (0.45%) JSON
3 2 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.49%) NHS
3 9 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.13%) FMCG
6 4 (0.90%) FlexPod
7 3 (0.68%) User Experience
7 3 (0.68%) New Media
7 3 (0.68%) Informatics
7 3 (0.68%) DTV
8 2 (0.45%) GIS
8 2 (0.45%) EPoS
8 2 (0.45%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.45%) Online Games
8 2 (0.45%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.23%) Social Media
9 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.45%) UNIX
1 2 (0.45%) Windows
2 1 (0.23%) Android
2 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (58.60%) Project Management
2 217 (49.10%) PRINCE2
3 119 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (22.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (8.60%) Change Management
6 37 (8.37%) Scrum
7 31 (7.01%) PRINCE
8 27 (6.11%) Matrix Management
9 26 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 25 (5.66%) ITIL
11 22 (4.98%) Project Planning
12 21 (4.75%) Programme Management
13 20 (4.52%) Mentoring
14 18 (4.07%) Waterfall
15 17 (3.85%) CRM
16 16 (3.62%) Service Delivery
17 14 (3.17%) Migration
17 14 (3.17%) Risk Management
17 14 (3.17%) Digital Marketing
18 13 (2.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.39%) SQL
2 7 (1.58%) C#
3 5 (1.13%) Java
4 3 (0.68%) C
5 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 67 (15.16%) Degree
2 41 (9.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.17%) APMP
5 13 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.71%) PMI Certification
7 11 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (2.49%) PMP
8 2 (0.45%) CCNP
8 2 (0.45%) CCNA
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.47%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Foglight
1 2 (0.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.71%) hybris
3 10 (2.26%) EPiServer
4 8 (1.81%) SAP
5 7 (1.58%) HP
6 6 (1.36%) Cisco
6 6 (1.36%) NetApp
6 6 (1.36%) Citrix
6 6 (1.36%) VMware
7 5 (1.13%) 3PAR
7 5 (1.13%) IBM
7 5 (1.13%) Dell
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle
9 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.45%) Avaya
9 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.45%) Primavera
9 2 (0.45%) Imperva
10 1 (0.23%) Huawei
10 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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