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 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
IT Project Manager
Rank 169 188 218
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 63 70 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 1.08% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.11% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 56 60 43
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
5509 6281 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.71% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5011 5513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +2 28 £45,000 +1.12% 6
Cheshire +18 17 £36,000 -17.24%
Lancashire +2 9 £33,750 -15.62% 2
Cumbria +12 4 £52,500 - 1
Merseyside +9 2 £49,000 -6.66%
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 88 (66.17%) Project Management
1 88 (66.17%) PRINCE2
2 65 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.57%) Finance
4 37 (27.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 27 (20.30%) Software Delivery
6 26 (19.55%) SDLC
7 25 (18.80%) Waterfall
8 21 (15.79%) Change Control
9 20 (15.04%) Change Management
10 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (12.78%) Scrum
11 17 (12.78%) Project Planning
11 17 (12.78%) Degree
12 16 (12.03%) Business Analysis
12 16 (12.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (9.77%) ITIL
14 12 (9.02%) Project Governance
14 12 (9.02%) Risk Management
15 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
15 11 (8.27%) Retail
15 11 (8.27%) Data Centre
16 10 (7.52%) Analytics
16 10 (7.52%) MS Project
17 9 (6.77%) Service Management
17 9 (6.77%) Banking
17 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
17 9 (6.77%) Process Improvement
18 8 (6.02%) iPad
19 7 (5.26%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.52%) MS Project
3 6 (4.51%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) VoIP
2 6 (4.51%) Intranet
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.50%) Firewall
3 2 (1.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.50%) MPLS
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) Big Data
2 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 38 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Retail
3 9 (6.77%) Banking
4 6 (4.51%) Marketing
5 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.26%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.50%) Law
7 2 (1.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.02%) iPad
3 5 (3.76%) FMCG
4 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.26%) Life Science
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) PMI
6 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.76%) Windows
1 5 (3.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.75%) Linux
2 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (66.17%) PRINCE2
1 88 (66.17%) Project Management
2 65 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.30%) Software Delivery
4 26 (19.55%) SDLC
5 25 (18.80%) Waterfall
6 21 (15.79%) Change Control
7 20 (15.04%) Change Management
8 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (12.78%) Project Planning
9 17 (12.78%) Scrum
10 16 (12.03%) Business Analysis
11 13 (9.77%) ITIL
12 12 (9.02%) Project Governance
12 12 (9.02%) Risk Management
13 10 (7.52%) Analytics
14 9 (6.77%) Process Improvement
14 9 (6.77%) Service Management
15 6 (4.51%) Document Management
15 6 (4.51%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 37 (27.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 17 (12.78%) Degree
3 16 (12.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.01%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.26%) PMP
8 1 (0.75%) APMP
8 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) HND
8 1 (0.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (4.51%) Capita
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.26%) Cisco
3 3 (2.26%) VMware
4 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.50%) Citrix
4 2 (1.50%) GFI Software
4 2 (1.50%) Juniper
4 2 (1.50%) SAP
4 2 (1.50%) Twitter
5 1 (0.75%) Dell
5 1 (0.75%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.75%) NGA Human Resources
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