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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 7 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 14 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.67% 5.51% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.86% 6.14% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 4
Average salary £46,000 £55,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% -26.66%
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
101 228 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 84.17% 89.76% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 60 167 134
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
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
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 19 September 2014.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (87.18%) Project Management
2 23 (58.97%) PRINCE2
3 12 (30.77%) EDI
3 12 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 8 (20.51%) ERP
6 7 (17.95%) CRM
7 6 (15.38%) Logistics
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) PMP
9 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
10 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
10 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
10 3 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (5.13%) Finance
11 2 (5.13%) MS Project
11 2 (5.13%) SAP
11 2 (5.13%) IBM
11 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (2.56%) PMI
12 1 (2.56%) GAMP
12 1 (2.56%) GxP
12 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (2.56%) ITIL
12 1 (2.56%) MS Office

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Project Management
2 23 (58.97%) PRINCE2
3 12 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 8 (20.51%) ERP
6 7 (17.95%) CRM
7 6 (15.38%) Logistics
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
9 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
9 3 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
10 1 (2.56%) Product Management
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (2.56%) Line Management
10 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.56%) People Management
10 1 (2.56%) Practice Management
10 1 (2.56%) Validation
10 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) PMP
2 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) APMP
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GAMP
1 1 (2.56%) GxP
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) SAP
1 2 (5.13%) IBM
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Pegasus
2 1 (2.56%) Sage
2 1 (2.56%) VMware
2 1 (2.56%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.56%) Infor