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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 8 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 13 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.93% 11.11% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.13% 11.56% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 4
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -24.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £60,000 £70,000
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
99 173 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 90.83% 96.11% 88.61%
Number of salaries quoted 67 136 110
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 26 (100.00%) Project Management
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 13 (50.00%) Retail
3 13 (50.00%) Change Management
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
6 8 (30.77%) SaaS
7 7 (26.92%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
7 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
7 7 (26.92%) Games
7 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
7 7 (26.92%) SAP
7 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (23.08%) SAP Certification
8 6 (23.08%) MS Office
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
8 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
8 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 6 (23.08%) Billing
8 6 (23.08%) Banking
8 6 (23.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (19.23%) ERP
9 5 (19.23%) JD Edwards
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) MS Project

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (23.08%) MS Office
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 5 (19.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Primavera
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) PBX
1 3 (11.54%) CTI
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Retail
3 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
3 7 (26.92%) Games
4 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 6 (23.08%) Billing
4 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
5 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.85%) Back Office
6 1 (3.85%) Electronics
6 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) IVR
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Project Management
2 13 (50.00%) Change Management
3 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
4 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
4 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
5 6 (23.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 5 (19.23%) ERP
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.85%) Logistics
8 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) SAP Certification
3 3 (11.54%) PMP
3 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) SAP
3 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) JD Edwards
5 3 (11.54%) Verint
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Avaya
5 3 (11.54%) Genesys