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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 12 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.76% 7.60% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.53% 8.61% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
114 151 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 92.68% 88.30% 98.94%
Number of salaries quoted 98 90 136
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) PRINCE2
1 14 (82.35%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (23.53%) Presales
5 3 (17.65%) SAP HANA
5 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) CMS
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) EDI
6 2 (11.76%) MS Project
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) APMP
6 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
6 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) People Management
6 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (5.88%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) VCE vBlock
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) PRINCE2
1 14 (82.35%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Presales
4 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) People Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (5.88%) ITSM
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (11.76%) APMP
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) HL7
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) VMware