The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 174 200 224
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 78 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 74 34 25
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
IT 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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6584 6296 7147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.12% 94.85% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5451 5207 6024
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Project Manager Salary Trend in the North West

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

IT Project Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

IT Project Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 38 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Cheshire +11 16 £50,000 - 2
Merseyside - 15 £52,500 - 1
Lancashire +13 10 £55,000 +46.66%
Cumbria - 1 - -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 124 (81.05%) PRINCE2
2 82 (53.59%) Project Management
3 77 (50.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (43.14%) Finance
5 48 (31.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 46 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (19.61%) People Management
8 27 (17.65%) Retail
9 26 (16.99%) Banking
9 26 (16.99%) Degree
9 26 (16.99%) Security Cleared
10 25 (16.34%) SC Cleared
11 23 (15.03%) SAP
12 20 (13.07%) Scrum
13 19 (12.42%) MS Project
13 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
13 19 (12.42%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (12.42%) CAFM
14 18 (11.76%) ITIL
14 18 (11.76%) Back Office
15 14 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (8.50%) Waterfall
16 13 (8.50%) Matrix Management
17 12 (7.84%) Mentoring
17 12 (7.84%) Microsoft
18 11 (7.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 11 (7.19%) Change Management
19 10 (6.54%) PMI Certification
19 10 (6.54%) MS Office
19 10 (6.54%) ERP

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (12.42%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (12.42%) MS Project
1 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.96%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.96%) Wireless
2 1 (0.65%) LAN
2 1 (0.65%) VPN
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (43.14%) Finance
2 27 (17.65%) Retail
3 26 (16.99%) Banking
4 18 (11.76%) Back Office
5 9 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.96%) Automotive
7 2 (1.31%) Electronics
7 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.96%) PMI
3 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.65%) FMCG
4 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (81.05%) PRINCE2
2 82 (53.59%) Project Management
3 77 (50.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (19.61%) People Management
6 20 (13.07%) Scrum
7 19 (12.42%) CAFM
8 18 (11.76%) ITIL
9 13 (8.50%) Matrix Management
9 13 (8.50%) Waterfall
10 12 (7.84%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.19%) Change Management
12 10 (6.54%) ERP
12 10 (6.54%) Project Planning
13 9 (5.88%) E-Commerce
14 8 (5.23%) PRINCE
14 8 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (5.23%) Business Analysis
15 7 (4.58%) Risk Management
15 7 (4.58%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.27%) Java
2 2 (1.31%) SQL
3 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (31.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 26 (16.99%) Degree
2 26 (16.99%) Security Cleared
3 25 (16.34%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (6.54%) PMI Certification
6 7 (4.58%) PMP
7 5 (3.27%) ISEB
8 3 (1.96%) VCP4
9 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) PMBOK
2 2 (1.31%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (15.03%) SAP
2 12 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix
4 1 (0.65%) Avaya
4 1 (0.65%) Sage
4 1 (0.65%) VMware
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