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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 42 50 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 223 178 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.42% 4.76% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 5.05% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 198 142 117
Average salary £45,000 £44,375 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
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
3913 3527 3700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.09% 94.33% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3308 3049 3278
Average salary £37,608 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.46% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 22 October 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 October 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 +18 27 £46,500 +16.25% 4
Altrincham +10 19 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Wigan +2 8 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Stockport 0 6 £50,000 +50.37% 4
Rochdale -4 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bury - 2 £48,750 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 235 (56.49%) Project Management
2 190 (45.67%) PRINCE2
3 134 (32.21%) Finance
4 112 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (18.03%) Microsoft
7 74 (17.79%) MS Project
8 62 (14.90%) Degree
9 54 (12.98%) Banking
10 47 (11.30%) MS Excel
11 38 (9.13%) Scrum
11 38 (9.13%) Telecoms
12 34 (8.17%) E-Commerce
12 34 (8.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 34 (8.17%) Retail
13 29 (6.97%) QA
13 29 (6.97%) PRINCE
14 27 (6.49%) SharePoint
15 25 (6.01%) Change Management
16 21 (5.05%) Matrix Management
17 20 (4.81%) Marketing
17 20 (4.81%) .NET
18 19 (4.57%) Project Planning
19 18 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (4.09%) Programme Management
20 17 (4.09%) MS Office
21 16 (3.85%) ITIL
21 16 (3.85%) Service Delivery
22 14 (3.37%) Manufacturing
22 14 (3.37%) CRM

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.68%) Lync
3 4 (0.96%) WordPress
3 4 (0.96%) Drupal
3 4 (0.96%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.48%) CMS
4 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 74 (17.79%) MS Project
2 47 (11.30%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.09%) MS Office
4 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Tridion
2 9 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.92%) Magento
4 7 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.48%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.48%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) GitHub
1 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.64%) Intranet
2 10 (2.40%) Internet
3 5 (1.20%) LAN
3 5 (1.20%) Wireless
4 4 (0.96%) WAN
5 3 (0.72%) Firewall
6 2 (0.48%) 4G
6 2 (0.48%) 3G
7 1 (0.24%) Broadband
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) Extranet
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.24%) Ethereal
7 1 (0.24%) VLAN
7 1 (0.24%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.24%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (1.44%) MySQL
4 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.72%) Big Data
6 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.48%) DTS
7 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 134 (32.21%) Finance
2 54 (12.98%) Banking
3 38 (9.13%) Telecoms
4 34 (8.17%) Retail
5 20 (4.81%) Marketing
6 14 (3.37%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.64%) Games
8 7 (1.68%) Advertising
9 6 (1.44%) Back Office
9 6 (1.44%) Automotive
10 5 (1.20%) Legal
11 3 (0.72%) Law
12 2 (0.48%) Electronics
12 2 (0.48%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.81%) .NET
2 6 (1.44%) HTML
2 6 (1.44%) CSS
3 4 (0.96%) Web Services
3 4 (0.96%) XML
3 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.48%) REST
4 2 (0.48%) JSON
4 2 (0.48%) SOAP
4 2 (0.48%) J2EE
5 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.88%) NHS
3 6 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (1.44%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.20%) FMCG
4 5 (1.20%) User Experience
4 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (0.96%) FlexPod
5 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.72%) DTV
6 3 (0.72%) Informatics
6 3 (0.72%) Economics
6 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.72%) New Media
7 2 (0.48%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.48%) Open Source
7 2 (0.48%) EPoS
7 2 (0.48%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.24%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.16%) Windows
2 4 (0.96%) Linux
3 3 (0.72%) UNIX
4 1 (0.24%) Android
4 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (56.49%) Project Management
2 190 (45.67%) PRINCE2
3 112 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (9.13%) Scrum
6 34 (8.17%) E-Commerce
7 29 (6.97%) PRINCE
8 25 (6.01%) Change Management
9 21 (5.05%) Matrix Management
10 19 (4.57%) Project Planning
11 17 (4.09%) Programme Management
12 16 (3.85%) ITIL
12 16 (3.85%) Service Delivery
13 14 (3.37%) CRM
13 14 (3.37%) ERP
14 13 (3.13%) People Management
14 13 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
15 12 (2.88%) Time Management
15 12 (2.88%) Risk Management
16 11 (2.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.37%) SQL
2 13 (3.13%) C#
3 11 (2.64%) Java
4 8 (1.92%) PHP
5 2 (0.48%) C
5 2 (0.48%) C++
5 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 62 (14.90%) Degree
2 34 (8.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (2.64%) APMP
4 10 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (2.16%) PMP
5 9 (2.16%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.48%) CCNP
6 2 (0.48%) CCNA
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.97%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) SCCM
1 2 (0.48%) Foglight
2 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.37%) hybris
3 12 (2.88%) EPiServer
4 10 (2.40%) SAP
5 7 (1.68%) Oracle
5 7 (1.68%) Cisco
5 7 (1.68%) HP
6 6 (1.44%) NetApp
6 6 (1.44%) VMware
6 6 (1.44%) Citrix
7 5 (1.20%) Dell
7 5 (1.20%) IBM
7 5 (1.20%) 3PAR
8 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.48%) Imperva
8 2 (0.48%) Primavera
8 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe
8 2 (0.48%) Avaya
8 2 (0.48%) Epicor
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Car
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Netsource
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £39000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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