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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 50 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 163 216 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.91% 5.42% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.16% 5.72% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 129 173 160
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £31,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,700 £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
3161 3773 3993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.21% 94.75% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2592 3106 3468
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
Oldham +10 10 £35,500 +15.44% 2
Stockport +1 7 £40,000 - 1
Bolton - 6 £39,500 -
Cheadle +1 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Bury +4 1 - -
Altrincham -1 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Salford -3 1 £31,500 -33.68%
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 203 (50.50%) PRINCE2
2 198 (49.25%) Project Management
3 194 (48.26%) Finance
4 117 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (16.42%) Degree
7 60 (14.93%) Banking
7 60 (14.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 53 (13.18%) Microsoft
9 52 (12.94%) MS Excel
10 50 (12.44%) MS Project
11 45 (11.19%) Scrum
12 43 (10.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 41 (10.20%) Retail
13 41 (10.20%) Change Management
14 34 (8.46%) Waterfall
15 32 (7.96%) Data Centre
15 32 (7.96%) ITIL
15 32 (7.96%) Matrix Management
16 30 (7.46%) Risk Management
17 29 (7.21%) Project Planning
17 29 (7.21%) Security Cleared
18 28 (6.97%) SC Cleared
18 28 (6.97%) SDLC
19 24 (5.97%) .NET
19 24 (5.97%) PMI Certification
20 22 (5.47%) Software Delivery
21 21 (5.22%) Mentoring
21 21 (5.22%) PMP
21 21 (5.22%) Supplier Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 6 (1.49%) CMS
1 6 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.75%) Confluence
3 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.25%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.25%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 50 (12.44%) MS Project
3 12 (2.99%) MS Office
4 5 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.00%) Tridion
3 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.50%) Maximo
3 2 (0.50%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) SaaS
2 4 (1.00%) Force.com
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.24%) Internet
2 7 (1.74%) LAN
2 7 (1.74%) WAN
2 7 (1.74%) Wireless
3 5 (1.24%) Intranet
3 5 (1.24%) 4G
4 4 (1.00%) VPN
5 3 (0.75%) Firewall
5 3 (0.75%) 2G
5 3 (0.75%) 3G
6 2 (0.50%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.50%) VoIP
6 2 (0.50%) LTE
7 1 (0.25%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.25%) Extranet
7 1 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.25%) DB2
2 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 12 (2.99%) JIRA
General
1 194 (48.26%) Finance
2 60 (14.93%) Banking
3 41 (10.20%) Retail
4 17 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.48%) Marketing
6 12 (2.99%) Back Office
7 8 (1.99%) Games
8 6 (1.49%) Local Government
9 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.75%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.75%) Legal
10 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.75%) Advertising
10 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.50%) Law
11 2 (0.50%) Electronics
11 2 (0.50%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.97%) .NET
2 9 (2.24%) Flash
3 8 (1.99%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.49%) XML
4 6 (1.49%) XSLT
5 4 (1.00%) HTML
5 4 (1.00%) CSS
6 3 (0.75%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.75%) WCF
6 3 (0.75%) WPF
6 3 (0.75%) EDI
7 2 (0.50%) Web Services
7 2 (0.50%) Grails
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.25%) Middleware
8 1 (0.25%) CSS3
8 1 (0.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.96%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.23%) NHS
2 17 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.00%) BBC
5 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.00%) iDTV
5 4 (1.00%) FMCG
6 3 (0.75%) PMI
6 3 (0.75%) New Media
7 2 (0.50%) User Experience
7 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.50%) GIS
7 2 (0.50%) Online Games
7 2 (0.50%) Animation
8 1 (0.25%) PACS
8 1 (0.25%) Statistics
8 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.73%) Windows
2 7 (1.74%) Linux
3 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.25%) Android
5 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (50.50%) PRINCE2
2 198 (49.25%) Project Management
3 117 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (11.19%) Scrum
6 41 (10.20%) Change Management
7 34 (8.46%) Waterfall
8 32 (7.96%) ITIL
8 32 (7.96%) Matrix Management
9 30 (7.46%) Risk Management
10 29 (7.21%) Project Planning
11 28 (6.97%) SDLC
12 22 (5.47%) Software Delivery
13 21 (5.22%) Mentoring
13 21 (5.22%) Supplier Management
14 20 (4.98%) PRINCE
15 19 (4.73%) Agile Project Management
16 18 (4.48%) People Management
16 18 (4.48%) E-Commerce
17 17 (4.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.98%) Java
2 17 (4.23%) C#
3 8 (1.99%) C++
4 7 (1.74%) SQL
5 6 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.75%) VBScript
6 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.75%) C
7 2 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (16.42%) Degree
2 60 (14.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 43 (10.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 29 (7.21%) Security Cleared
5 28 (6.97%) SC Cleared
6 24 (5.97%) PMI Certification
7 21 (5.22%) PMP
8 13 (3.23%) APMP
9 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) MBA
9 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.74%) QA
2 9 (2.24%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.75%) HL7
4 2 (0.50%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.50%) XenApp
2 2 (0.50%) XenServer
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.74%) SAP
3 7 (1.74%) Oracle
4 5 (1.24%) Cisco
5 4 (1.00%) Nortel
5 4 (1.00%) Avaya
5 4 (1.00%) Mitel
6 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.50%) BT
6 2 (0.50%) Citrix
6 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.50%) Kronos
7 1 (0.25%) Teradata
7 1 (0.25%) Alterian
7 1 (0.25%) Google
7 1 (0.25%) Infor
7 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.25%) Sybase
7 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft
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