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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 13 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.50% 12.38% 11.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.62% 13.40% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 20
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
103 97 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 99.04% 92.38% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 84 62 141
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £25,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 20 (95.24%) Project Management
2 14 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) EDI
5 6 (28.57%) Change Management
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (23.81%) Retail
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) MS Project
7 4 (19.05%) SAP
7 4 (19.05%) Logistics
7 4 (19.05%) SAP HANA
8 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (9.52%) NHS
9 2 (9.52%) MBA
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (9.52%) CMS
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (9.52%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
9 2 (9.52%) Change Control
9 2 (9.52%) HL7

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (9.52%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SAP HANA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Project Management
2 14 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Change Management
4 6 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (19.05%) Logistics
6 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
7 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
7 2 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) People Management
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.52%) APMP
2 2 (9.52%) MBA
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) SAP