The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 124 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 155 350 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.48% 5.85% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 6.10% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 132 297 380
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
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
6055 5736 7172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.86% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5103 4739 6140
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 11 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -72 92 £50,000 +17.64% 20
Lancashire -13 22 £40,000 +13.87% 5
Merseyside -19 20 £42,500 - 3
Cheshire -37 20 £55,000 +15.78% 8
Cumbria +4 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 233 (52.83%) Project Management
2 204 (46.26%) PRINCE2
3 151 (34.24%) Finance
4 146 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (15.65%) Risk Management
7 60 (13.61%) Scrum
8 59 (13.38%) SDLC
9 53 (12.02%) MS Excel
10 52 (11.79%) Microsoft
11 51 (11.56%) MS Project
12 47 (10.66%) Waterfall
13 46 (10.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 44 (9.98%) PMI Certification
15 42 (9.52%) Degree
16 41 (9.30%) Retail
17 40 (9.07%) Manufacturing
18 39 (8.84%) PMP
19 35 (7.94%) SAP
20 33 (7.48%) Project Planning
21 31 (7.03%) Software Delivery
22 30 (6.80%) People Management
23 29 (6.58%) Logistics
23 29 (6.58%) ERP
24 28 (6.35%) Change Management
24 28 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 27 (6.12%) Project Governance
25 27 (6.12%) Resource Management
26 26 (5.90%) E-Commerce
27 25 (5.67%) ITIL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.17%) CMS
2 4 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.23%) Drupal
4 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.23%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (12.02%) MS Excel
2 51 (11.56%) MS Project
3 12 (2.72%) MS Office
4 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.45%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.45%) Sonata
4 1 (0.23%) BPCS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.13%) Office 365
2 5 (1.13%) SaaS
3 4 (0.91%) IaaS
3 4 (0.91%) PaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.27%) VoIP
2 5 (1.13%) Internet
3 3 (0.68%) Skype
4 2 (0.45%) Broadband
4 2 (0.45%) MPLS
4 2 (0.45%) MVNO
4 2 (0.45%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.23%) Extranet
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) LAN
5 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.23%) WAN
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.68%) Big Data
4 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.45%) MS Access
4 2 (0.45%) QlikView
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.45%) SQLite
5 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.23%) OLTP
5 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (1.13%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.45%) NUnit
2 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 151 (34.24%) Finance
2 41 (9.30%) Retail
3 40 (9.07%) Manufacturing
4 19 (4.31%) Legal
5 13 (2.95%) Marketing
6 11 (2.49%) Billing
7 10 (2.27%) Publishing
7 10 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.81%) Banking
9 6 (1.36%) Automotive
10 5 (1.13%) Games
11 4 (0.91%) Local Government
12 3 (0.68%) Advertising
12 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.68%) Law
13 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) Electronics
14 1 (0.23%) Front Office
14 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.36%) .NET
2 5 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.45%) CSS
3 2 (0.45%) Java EE
3 2 (0.45%) JSON
3 2 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (0.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.23%) HTML
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.67%) FMCG
2 20 (4.54%) PMI
3 8 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.81%) iPad
4 7 (1.59%) Life Science
5 5 (1.13%) NHS
5 5 (1.13%) User Experience
6 4 (0.91%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.45%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.23%) BBC
9 1 (0.23%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.23%) Fintech
9 1 (0.23%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.23%) Online Games
9 1 (0.23%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.91%) Windows
2 3 (0.68%) Linux
3 2 (0.45%) Unix
4 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (52.83%) Project Management
2 204 (46.26%) PRINCE2
3 146 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (15.65%) Risk Management
6 60 (13.61%) Scrum
7 59 (13.38%) SDLC
8 47 (10.66%) Waterfall
9 33 (7.48%) Project Planning
10 31 (7.03%) Software Delivery
11 30 (6.80%) People Management
12 29 (6.58%) ERP
12 29 (6.58%) Logistics
13 28 (6.35%) Change Management
13 28 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 27 (6.12%) Project Governance
14 27 (6.12%) Resource Management
15 26 (5.90%) E-Commerce
16 25 (5.67%) ITIL
17 21 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.17%) SQL
2 9 (2.04%) Java
3 3 (0.68%) PHP
4 2 (0.45%) C#
4 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.23%) C
5 1 (0.23%) C++
5 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (10.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 44 (9.98%) PMI Certification
3 42 (9.52%) Degree
4 39 (8.84%) PMP
5 13 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.13%) APMP
7 3 (0.68%) ISEB
8 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MAPM
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.08%) Solvency II
2 8 (1.81%) QA
3 7 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.45%) FATCA
5 2 (0.45%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.23%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 52 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.94%) SAP
3 24 (5.44%) Oracle
4 6 (1.36%) JD Edwards
5 5 (1.13%) Cisco
5 5 (1.13%) Citrix
6 4 (0.91%) Hitachi
6 4 (0.91%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.45%) FNZ
7 2 (0.45%) IFS
7 2 (0.45%) Informatica
7 2 (0.45%) Workday
8 1 (0.23%) Epicor
8 1 (0.23%) Infor
8 1 (0.23%) PTC
8 1 (0.23%) Sage
8 1 (0.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.23%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £36 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-op
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chorley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: to £40,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: to £40,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + 6.5k Car Cash Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 30000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £65 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £72,000 - £120,000 base + Car + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago