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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 34 50 80
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 254 181 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.05% 4.82% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.39% 5.08% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 216 153 111
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
3972 3563 4189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.59% 94.89% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3427 3114 3763
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
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 December 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 December 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 +19 22 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Stockport +5 17 £40,000 +14.28%
Altrincham +1 13 £42,500 -8.10%
Wigan -5 8 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Rochdale +2 3 £37,500 -
Oldham 0 2 £39,250 +42.72% 1
Salford -5 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bury - 1 £50,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £50,000 - 1
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (54.85%) Project Management
2 235 (53.05%) PRINCE2
3 185 (41.76%) Finance
4 108 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (18.96%) Microsoft
7 83 (18.74%) MS Project
8 70 (15.80%) Banking
9 66 (14.90%) MS Excel
10 59 (13.32%) Degree
11 51 (11.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 42 (9.48%) Change Management
13 41 (9.26%) Telecoms
14 37 (8.35%) Scrum
15 33 (7.45%) ITIL
16 31 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 31 (7.00%) Security Cleared
17 29 (6.55%) PRINCE
18 28 (6.32%) Retail
18 28 (6.32%) SC Cleared
18 28 (6.32%) Matrix Management
18 28 (6.32%) Mentoring
19 27 (6.09%) QA
20 26 (5.87%) SharePoint
21 23 (5.19%) People Management
22 22 (4.97%) Project Planning
22 22 (4.97%) PMI Certification
23 21 (4.74%) PMP
23 21 (4.74%) MS Office
24 19 (4.29%) Programme Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 26 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.58%) Lync
3 4 (0.90%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.68%) Drupal
4 3 (0.68%) WordPress
5 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.23%) CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 83 (18.74%) MS Project
2 66 (14.90%) MS Excel
3 21 (4.74%) MS Office
4 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.03%) Tridion
3 8 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.68%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.23%) Maximo
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) GitHub
2 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.61%) Intranet
2 8 (1.81%) LAN
3 7 (1.58%) Internet
3 7 (1.58%) Wireless
4 6 (1.35%) WAN
5 3 (0.68%) 3G
5 3 (0.68%) Firewall
5 3 (0.68%) 2G
5 3 (0.68%) 4G
6 2 (0.45%) VoIP
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
7 1 (0.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Subversion
1 2 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 185 (41.76%) Finance
2 70 (15.80%) Banking
3 41 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 28 (6.32%) Retail
5 17 (3.84%) Back Office
6 15 (3.39%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.93%) Marketing
8 8 (1.81%) Advertising
8 8 (1.81%) Automotive
9 7 (1.58%) Games
10 6 (1.35%) Legal
11 4 (0.90%) Law
12 3 (0.68%) Electronics
13 2 (0.45%) Publishing
13 2 (0.45%) Billing
14 1 (0.23%) Local Government
14 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.03%) .NET
2 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.68%) Flash
4 2 (0.45%) JSON
4 2 (0.45%) REST
4 2 (0.45%) CSS
4 2 (0.45%) SOAP
4 2 (0.45%) Web Services
4 2 (0.45%) XML
5 1 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.71%) NHS
3 10 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.13%) FMCG
6 3 (0.68%) Online Games
6 3 (0.68%) GIS
6 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.68%) FlexPod
6 3 (0.68%) User Experience
7 2 (0.45%) New Media
7 2 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.45%) EPoS
7 2 (0.45%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.23%) iDTV
8 1 (0.23%) PMI
8 1 (0.23%) BBC
8 1 (0.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.68%) UNIX
2 1 (0.23%) Windows
2 1 (0.23%) Linux
2 1 (0.23%) Android
2 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (54.85%) Project Management
2 235 (53.05%) PRINCE2
3 108 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (9.48%) Change Management
6 37 (8.35%) Scrum
7 33 (7.45%) ITIL
8 29 (6.55%) PRINCE
9 28 (6.32%) Matrix Management
9 28 (6.32%) Mentoring
10 23 (5.19%) People Management
11 22 (4.97%) Project Planning
12 19 (4.29%) Programme Management
12 19 (4.29%) Waterfall
13 18 (4.06%) E-Commerce
14 16 (3.61%) CRM
14 16 (3.61%) Risk Management
14 16 (3.61%) Supplier Management
14 16 (3.61%) Coaching
15 14 (3.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.16%) SQL
2 6 (1.35%) C#
3 5 (1.13%) Java
4 4 (0.90%) C
5 2 (0.45%) PHP
5 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (13.32%) Degree
2 51 (11.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 31 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 31 (7.00%) Security Cleared
4 28 (6.32%) SC Cleared
5 22 (4.97%) PMI Certification
6 21 (4.74%) PMP
7 15 (3.39%) APMP
8 2 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.45%) CCNP
8 2 (0.45%) CCNA
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.09%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.13%) 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 84 (18.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.48%) hybris
3 9 (2.03%) EPiServer
3 9 (2.03%) SAP
4 6 (1.35%) Cisco
4 6 (1.35%) HP
5 5 (1.13%) Citrix
5 5 (1.13%) NetApp
5 5 (1.13%) VMware
6 4 (0.90%) Dell
6 4 (0.90%) IBM
6 4 (0.90%) 3PAR
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle
8 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.45%) Avaya
8 2 (0.45%) Imperva
8 2 (0.45%) Primavera
9 1 (0.23%) BT
9 1 (0.23%) Infor
9 1 (0.23%) Hyperion
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,755.01 to £35,805.14 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
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Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Wigan
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Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Home working
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheadle
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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