The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 12 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 22 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.64% 13.71% 6.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.01% 15.89% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 14
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £46,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £51,600 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
157 107 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 83.07% 86.29% 91.15%
Number of salaries quoted 127 58 170
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Midlands region.

Project Manager Salary Trend in the Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 33 (86.84%) Project Management
2 28 (73.68%) PRINCE2
3 22 (57.89%) Finance
4 16 (42.11%) Degree
5 13 (34.21%) Retail
6 12 (31.58%) Programme Management
7 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
7 11 (28.95%) Banking
7 11 (28.95%) Retail Banking
7 11 (28.95%) Business Analysis
7 11 (28.95%) SDLC
8 9 (23.68%) Change Management
8 9 (23.68%) MS Project
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.05%) PMP
9 8 (21.05%) PMI Certification
9 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
10 7 (18.42%) Primavera
10 7 (18.42%) IVR
10 7 (18.42%) MS Office
10 7 (18.42%) PBX
10 7 (18.42%) Genesys
10 7 (18.42%) CTI
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco
10 7 (18.42%) Avaya
10 7 (18.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (18.42%) Verint
10 7 (18.42%) PMBOK
11 6 (15.79%) ITIL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Project
2 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 7 (18.42%) MS Office
4 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Primavera
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.63%) arcHouse
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) Aareon QL
2 1 (2.63%) OPENHousing
2 1 (2.63%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
2 3 (7.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) PBX
1 7 (18.42%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Retail
3 11 (28.95%) Retail Banking
3 11 (28.95%) Banking
4 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.26%) Games
6 1 (2.63%) Electronics
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Billing
6 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) IVR
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Project Management
2 28 (73.68%) PRINCE2
3 12 (31.58%) Programme Management
4 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
4 11 (28.95%) Business Analysis
4 11 (28.95%) SDLC
5 9 (23.68%) Change Management
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
8 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (5.26%) ITSM
9 2 (5.26%) Service Management
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) Line Management
9 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) PMP
2 8 (21.05%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Avaya
2 7 (18.42%) Genesys
2 7 (18.42%) Verint
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Northgate
4 1 (2.63%) Civica
4 1 (2.63%) Comino
4 1 (2.63%) Capita
4 1 (2.63%) Orchard
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) Anite
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Aareon