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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 47 44 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 194 200 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.79% 5.30% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 5.63% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 178 172 124
Average salary £46,000 £44,125 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.24% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £34,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
3853 3554 3726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.23% 94.17% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3216 3090 3277
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +13 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Altrincham +5 15 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Stockport +4 9 £45,000 +33.33% 2
Rochdale - 5 £45,000 -
Wigan -1 2 £48,750 -13.33% 4
Cheadle +3 1 £47,500 +58.33%
Bury - 1 £47,500 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 230 (58.23%) Project Management
2 166 (42.03%) PRINCE2
3 121 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (30.38%) Finance
5 77 (19.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (16.96%) Microsoft
7 65 (16.46%) MS Project
8 49 (12.41%) Degree
9 48 (12.15%) Banking
10 47 (11.90%) Retail
11 40 (10.13%) Telecoms
11 40 (10.13%) E-Commerce
12 39 (9.87%) MS Excel
13 36 (9.11%) Scrum
14 30 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 28 (7.09%) PRINCE
16 27 (6.84%) QA
17 26 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (6.08%) Matrix Management
18 24 (6.08%) .NET
19 23 (5.82%) Change Management
20 22 (5.57%) Marketing
21 20 (5.06%) SharePoint
22 18 (4.56%) Programme Management
23 17 (4.30%) MS Office
23 17 (4.30%) ERP
24 14 (3.54%) Service Delivery
25 13 (3.29%) Games
25 13 (3.29%) SQL
25 13 (3.29%) C#

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.27%) MS Project Server
3 4 (1.01%) WordPress
3 4 (1.01%) Drupal
4 3 (0.76%) CMS
5 2 (0.51%) Lync
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 65 (16.46%) MS Project
2 39 (9.87%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.30%) MS Office
4 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.28%) Tridion
2 8 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.03%) Magento
3 7 (1.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.01%) SAP Business One
4 4 (1.01%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Lawson
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.51%) GitHub
1 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.04%) Internet
2 5 (1.27%) Wireless
2 5 (1.27%) Intranet
3 4 (1.01%) LAN
4 3 (0.76%) WAN
4 3 (0.76%) Firewall
5 2 (0.51%) 3G
5 2 (0.51%) MPLS
5 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.51%) NGN
5 2 (0.51%) 4G
6 1 (0.25%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.25%) HSRP
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.25%) VLAN
6 1 (0.25%) Ethereal
6 1 (0.25%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.52%) MySQL
2 6 (1.52%) Big Data
3 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.51%) DTS
6 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 120 (30.38%) Finance
2 48 (12.15%) Banking
3 47 (11.90%) Retail
4 40 (10.13%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.57%) Marketing
6 13 (3.29%) Games
7 12 (3.04%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.03%) Advertising
9 7 (1.77%) Back Office
10 5 (1.27%) Legal
11 4 (1.01%) Automotive
12 3 (0.76%) Law
13 2 (0.51%) Publishing
14 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.25%) Billing
14 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.08%) .NET
2 6 (1.52%) HTML
2 6 (1.52%) CSS
3 4 (1.01%) Web Services
3 4 (1.01%) XML
3 4 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.51%) SOAP
4 2 (0.51%) J2EE
4 2 (0.51%) JSON
4 2 (0.51%) REST
5 1 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.78%) NHS
3 6 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.52%) FlexPod
3 6 (1.52%) User Experience
4 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.01%) FMCG
5 4 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.76%) New Media
6 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.76%) Economics
6 3 (0.76%) DTV
7 2 (0.51%) EPoS
7 2 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.51%) Animation
7 2 (0.51%) Open Source
7 2 (0.51%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.51%) Informatics
8 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.78%) Windows
2 6 (1.52%) Linux
3 3 (0.76%) UNIX
4 2 (0.51%) Android
4 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (58.23%) Project Management
2 166 (42.03%) PRINCE2
3 121 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (19.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (10.13%) E-Commerce
6 36 (9.11%) Scrum
7 28 (7.09%) PRINCE
8 24 (6.08%) Matrix Management
9 23 (5.82%) Change Management
10 18 (4.56%) Programme Management
11 17 (4.30%) ERP
12 14 (3.54%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.29%) Project Planning
14 12 (3.04%) Waterfall
14 12 (3.04%) Web Development
14 12 (3.04%) Logistics
14 12 (3.04%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (3.04%) ITIL
14 12 (3.04%) Risk Management
15 11 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.29%) SQL
1 13 (3.29%) C#
2 10 (2.53%) Java
3 9 (2.28%) PHP
4 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.51%) C++
5 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (12.41%) Degree
2 30 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (2.03%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.03%) APMP
5 7 (1.77%) PMP
6 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.51%) CCNP
7 2 (0.51%) CCNA
7 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.84%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) HL7
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Foglight
Vendors
1 67 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.29%) hybris
3 12 (3.04%) EPiServer
3 12 (3.04%) SAP
4 8 (2.03%) Oracle
4 8 (2.03%) VMware
5 7 (1.77%) NetApp
5 7 (1.77%) HP
6 6 (1.52%) Cisco
6 6 (1.52%) IBM
6 6 (1.52%) Dell
6 6 (1.52%) Citrix
6 6 (1.52%) 3PAR
7 4 (1.01%) Sage
7 4 (1.01%) Epicor
7 4 (1.01%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.76%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.51%) Primavera
9 2 (0.51%) Adobe
9 2 (0.51%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum to c£50,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Netsource
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
beITrecruitment Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + 15% Flex Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago