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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 49 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 265 348 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.67% 5.34% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 5.52% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 215 269 250
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,500 £59,000
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
5511 6304 6830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.72% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 5026 5506
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £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% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 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 +2 156 £46,250 +2.77% 31
Cheshire +3 60 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Lancashire +7 31 £36,250 -9.37% 8
Merseyside -9 9 £48,250 +7.22% 3
Cumbria +9 5 £52,500 - 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 355 (59.27%) Project Management
2 299 (49.92%) PRINCE2
3 217 (36.23%) Finance
4 184 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (19.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (13.86%) Project Planning
7 81 (13.52%) Degree
8 79 (13.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 65 (10.85%) MS Project
10 64 (10.68%) Risk Management
11 60 (10.02%) Retail
12 57 (9.52%) Microsoft
13 54 (9.02%) SDLC
14 50 (8.35%) Waterfall
15 49 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 48 (8.01%) PMI Certification
16 48 (8.01%) Change Management
17 46 (7.68%) PMP
18 45 (7.51%) Software Delivery
18 45 (7.51%) MS Excel
19 44 (7.35%) Project Governance
20 42 (7.01%) Data Centre
21 40 (6.68%) Scrum
22 39 (6.51%) ITIL
23 37 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (5.68%) Change Control
25 33 (5.51%) People Management
26 30 (5.01%) Migration
26 30 (5.01%) Banking
27 29 (4.84%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.17%) CMS
3 10 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (0.83%) Alfresco
4 5 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.33%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) Kentico
6 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 65 (10.85%) MS Project
2 45 (7.51%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.17%) MS Office
4 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Sonata
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.17%) MoSes
4 1 (0.17%) Movex
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.50%) Google Apps
2 8 (1.34%) SaaS
3 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.17%) Internet
1 19 (3.17%) WAN
2 12 (2.00%) VoIP
3 10 (1.67%) Intranet
4 7 (1.17%) LAN
5 4 (0.67%) Firewall
5 4 (0.67%) Wireless
6 3 (0.50%) Extranet
6 3 (0.50%) GSM
6 3 (0.50%) PBX
6 3 (0.50%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.33%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.33%) MPLS
8 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.17%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) SAN
8 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.01%) Big Data
2 10 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.83%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 217 (36.23%) Finance
2 60 (10.02%) Retail
3 30 (5.01%) Banking
4 29 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.17%) Marketing
6 15 (2.50%) Legal
7 10 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.17%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.67%) Billing
10 3 (0.50%) Law
11 2 (0.33%) Games
11 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) International Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.34%) .NET
2 7 (1.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.00%) CSS
3 6 (1.00%) HTML
4 5 (0.83%) CSS3
4 5 (0.83%) HTML5
5 3 (0.50%) J2EE
5 3 (0.50%) SAP CAF
6 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.33%) COM
6 2 (0.33%) MXML
6 2 (0.33%) XML
7 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.17%) EDI
7 1 (0.17%) jQuery
7 1 (0.17%) Middleware
7 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.01%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.84%) Driving Licence
4 20 (3.34%) iPad
4 20 (3.34%) User Experience
5 12 (2.00%) Life Science
6 10 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.34%) NHS
8 7 (1.17%) FMCG
9 6 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.67%) Social Media
12 3 (0.50%) IVR
12 3 (0.50%) PMI
13 2 (0.33%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.33%) Health Informatics
13 2 (0.33%) Informatics
13 2 (0.33%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.84%) Windows
2 6 (1.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.83%) Unix
4 3 (0.50%) OS/2
5 1 (0.17%) AIX
5 1 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) Linux
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (59.27%) Project Management
2 299 (49.92%) PRINCE2
3 184 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (19.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (13.86%) Project Planning
6 64 (10.68%) Risk Management
7 54 (9.02%) SDLC
8 50 (8.35%) Waterfall
9 48 (8.01%) Change Management
10 45 (7.51%) Software Delivery
11 44 (7.35%) Project Governance
12 40 (6.68%) Scrum
13 39 (6.51%) ITIL
14 34 (5.68%) Change Control
15 33 (5.51%) People Management
16 30 (5.01%) Migration
17 29 (4.84%) Business Analysis
18 28 (4.67%) Line Management
19 24 (4.01%) E-Commerce
20 23 (3.84%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.51%) C#
2 17 (2.84%) Java
3 13 (2.17%) Scala
4 11 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.50%) SQL
6 6 (1.00%) PHP
7 3 (0.50%) PL/1
8 2 (0.33%) C
8 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (13.52%) Degree
2 79 (13.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 49 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 48 (8.01%) PMI Certification
5 46 (7.68%) PMP
6 25 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 20 (3.34%) APMP
8 19 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (2.34%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.00%) CISM
10 6 (1.00%) CISSP
10 6 (1.00%) SANS
11 4 (0.67%) ISEB
12 2 (0.33%) APMG
12 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.17%) CCNA
13 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.67%) Solvency II
2 9 (1.50%) FATCA
3 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.33%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 57 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.17%) Oracle
2 13 (2.17%) SAP
3 11 (1.84%) Google
3 11 (1.84%) Sitecore
4 8 (1.34%) Capita
5 7 (1.17%) Adobe
5 7 (1.17%) Guidewire
5 7 (1.17%) VMware
6 6 (1.00%) Cisco
6 6 (1.00%) Cognizant
7 4 (0.67%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.67%) Twitter
8 3 (0.50%) Ariba
8 3 (0.50%) Citrix
8 3 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.50%) Tableau
9 2 (0.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.33%) Juniper
9 2 (0.33%) Lotus
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