The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 33 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 453 288 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.15% 4.24% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.52% 4.45% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 375 230 260
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

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 Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 +17 254 £47,500 +5.67% 37
Cheshire +30 103 £47,500 - 10
Merseyside +39 52 £50,000 - 6
Lancashire +8 34 £37,500 -14.28% 2
Cumbria -1 6 - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 459 (56.04%) Project Management
2 414 (50.55%) PRINCE2
3 314 (38.34%) Finance
4 197 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
5 188 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 127 (15.51%) MS Project
7 109 (13.31%) Microsoft
8 99 (12.09%) MS Excel
9 95 (11.60%) Banking
10 86 (10.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 86 (10.50%) Degree
11 71 (8.67%) ITIL
12 69 (8.42%) Retail
13 66 (8.06%) Scrum
14 65 (7.94%) Change Management
14 65 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 64 (7.81%) Telecoms
16 58 (7.08%) PMI Certification
17 57 (6.96%) PRINCE
18 51 (6.23%) Mentoring
19 48 (5.86%) QA
20 44 (5.37%) E-Commerce
20 44 (5.37%) MS Office
20 44 (5.37%) Project Planning
21 43 (5.25%) PMP
22 41 (5.01%) SharePoint
22 41 (5.01%) Waterfall
22 41 (5.01%) Matrix Management
23 39 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
24 36 (4.40%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 41 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.10%) Lync
4 6 (0.73%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.49%) Drupal
5 4 (0.49%) WordPress
6 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.24%) IIS
6 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.12%) SAS
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 127 (15.51%) MS Project
2 99 (12.09%) MS Excel
3 44 (5.37%) MS Office
4 8 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.10%) Tridion
3 8 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.61%) CA Clarity
4 5 (0.61%) Magento
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.12%) Maximo
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.34%) SaaS
2 5 (0.61%) Office 365
3 2 (0.24%) GitHub
3 2 (0.24%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.32%) Intranet
2 11 (1.34%) LAN
3 9 (1.10%) WAN
4 8 (0.98%) Wireless
5 7 (0.85%) Internet
6 6 (0.73%) IP Telephony
7 5 (0.61%) Firewall
8 3 (0.37%) 4G
8 3 (0.37%) 2G
8 3 (0.37%) Extranet
8 3 (0.37%) 3G
9 2 (0.24%) VoIP
9 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.12%) SAN
10 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (0.98%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.37%) Big Data
9 2 (0.24%) DTS
9 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.12%) MS Access
10 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.12%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (0.73%) JIRA
2 2 (0.24%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 314 (38.34%) Finance
2 95 (11.60%) Banking
3 69 (8.42%) Retail
4 64 (7.81%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.05%) Marketing
6 19 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.08%) Back Office
8 16 (1.95%) Legal
9 14 (1.71%) Billing
10 10 (1.22%) Advertising
10 10 (1.22%) Law
11 9 (1.10%) Games
12 8 (0.98%) Publishing
12 8 (0.98%) Automotive
13 5 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.17%) .NET
2 7 (0.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.73%) Web Services
3 6 (0.73%) Middleware
4 4 (0.49%) CSS
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.37%) Flash
6 2 (0.24%) REST
6 2 (0.24%) SOAP
6 2 (0.24%) JSON
6 2 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.44%) PMI
3 18 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 15 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.59%) NHS
6 12 (1.47%) FMCG
7 8 (0.98%) GIS
8 7 (0.85%) User Experience
8 7 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.37%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.37%) Social Media
10 3 (0.37%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.37%) Online Games
11 2 (0.24%) EPoS
11 2 (0.24%) Chip and PIN
11 2 (0.24%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.24%) New Media
12 1 (0.12%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.81%) Windows
2 11 (1.34%) UNIX
3 8 (0.98%) Android
3 8 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (56.04%) Project Management
2 414 (50.55%) PRINCE2
3 197 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (8.67%) ITIL
6 66 (8.06%) Scrum
7 65 (7.94%) Change Management
8 57 (6.96%) PRINCE
9 51 (6.23%) Mentoring
10 44 (5.37%) E-Commerce
10 44 (5.37%) Project Planning
11 41 (5.01%) Matrix Management
11 41 (5.01%) Waterfall
12 34 (4.15%) Risk Management
13 32 (3.91%) Business Analysis
14 31 (3.79%) People Management
15 29 (3.54%) Programme Management
16 28 (3.42%) Migration
17 26 (3.17%) Coaching
18 24 (2.93%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (3.79%) SQL
2 17 (2.08%) C
3 15 (1.83%) Java
4 8 (0.98%) C#
5 6 (0.73%) PHP
6 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 86 (10.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 86 (10.50%) Degree
2 65 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 58 (7.08%) PMI Certification
4 43 (5.25%) PMP
5 36 (4.40%) Security Cleared
6 32 (3.91%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.83%) APMP
8 6 (0.73%) ISEB
9 5 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.37%) PhD
11 2 (0.24%) CCNP
11 2 (0.24%) CCNA
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.86%) QA
2 7 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.73%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.73%) Foglight
2 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 109 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (4.27%) SAP
3 25 (3.05%) Oracle
4 12 (1.47%) Citrix
4 12 (1.47%) VMware
5 11 (1.34%) hybris
6 9 (1.10%) EPiServer
6 9 (1.10%) Cisco
7 6 (0.73%) HP
7 6 (0.73%) Imperva
8 5 (0.61%) CA
8 5 (0.61%) NetApp
9 4 (0.49%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.49%) Avaya
9 4 (0.49%) Juniper
9 4 (0.49%) Dell
9 4 (0.49%) IBM
9 4 (0.49%) 3PAR
9 4 (0.49%) Remedy
10 3 (0.37%) Fujitsu
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