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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 34 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 422 296 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.07% 4.54% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 4.79% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 334 225 220
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
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%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 +10 239 £47,500 +9.19% 53
Cheshire +32 97 £50,000 +8.10% 16
Merseyside +43 46 £48,750 +8.33% 5
Lancashire +2 31 £37,500 - 7
Cumbria - 4 - - 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 463 (53.04%) Project Management
2 462 (52.92%) PRINCE2
3 364 (41.70%) Finance
4 207 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
5 185 (21.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 145 (16.61%) MS Project
7 126 (14.43%) Microsoft
8 118 (13.52%) MS Excel
9 111 (12.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 109 (12.49%) Degree
11 108 (12.37%) Banking
12 80 (9.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 79 (9.05%) ITIL
14 75 (8.59%) Retail
15 70 (8.02%) PRINCE
16 69 (7.90%) Change Management
17 66 (7.56%) Scrum
18 64 (7.33%) Telecoms
19 59 (6.76%) PMI Certification
20 58 (6.64%) Security Cleared
20 58 (6.64%) Mentoring
21 54 (6.19%) SC Cleared
22 53 (6.07%) Waterfall
23 50 (5.73%) Matrix Management
23 50 (5.73%) Project Planning
24 44 (5.04%) PMP
24 44 (5.04%) People Management
25 43 (4.93%) Risk Management
26 40 (4.58%) E-Commerce
26 40 (4.58%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 39 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.03%) Lync
4 5 (0.57%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.46%) SAS
6 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.23%) IIS
7 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.23%) CMS
7 2 (0.23%) Confluence
7 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 145 (16.61%) MS Project
2 118 (13.52%) MS Excel
3 34 (3.89%) MS Office
4 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.57%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.46%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.34%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.34%) Tridion
8 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.23%) Maximo
8 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.37%) SaaS
2 9 (1.03%) Office 365
3 4 (0.46%) Force.com
4 2 (0.23%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.11%) Yammer
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.18%) Intranet
2 9 (1.03%) Firewall
3 8 (0.92%) Wireless
3 8 (0.92%) LAN
4 6 (0.69%) WAN
4 6 (0.69%) SAN
5 5 (0.57%) Internet
6 4 (0.46%) VPN
6 4 (0.46%) VoIP
7 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.34%) 4G
7 3 (0.34%) 2G
7 3 (0.34%) Extranet
7 3 (0.34%) 3G
8 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.23%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.11%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.80%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.34%) Big Data
6 3 (0.34%) DB2
7 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.23%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.23%) DTS
8 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (1.49%) JIRA
2 2 (0.23%) Subversion
3 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 364 (41.70%) Finance
2 108 (12.37%) Banking
3 75 (8.59%) Retail
4 64 (7.33%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.21%) Billing
6 22 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.29%) Marketing
7 20 (2.29%) Back Office
8 11 (1.26%) Games
9 7 (0.80%) Automotive
10 6 (0.69%) Legal
10 6 (0.69%) Advertising
10 6 (0.69%) Publishing
10 6 (0.69%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.69%) Local Government
11 4 (0.46%) Law
11 4 (0.46%) Electronics
11 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.35%) .NET
2 9 (1.03%) Flash
3 8 (0.92%) Web Services
4 6 (0.69%) Apache Flex
5 5 (0.57%) Middleware
5 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.57%) CSS
6 2 (0.23%) SOAP
6 2 (0.23%) JSON
6 2 (0.23%) XML
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.23%) REST
7 1 (0.11%) Django
7 1 (0.11%) HTML
7 1 (0.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 18 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 17 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.83%) PMI
6 15 (1.72%) NHS
7 8 (0.92%) GIS
8 7 (0.80%) FMCG
9 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.57%) User Experience
11 4 (0.46%) Online Games
12 3 (0.34%) New Media
13 2 (0.23%) FlexPod
13 2 (0.23%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.23%) Animation
13 2 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.11%) Informatics
14 1 (0.11%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.11%) Reference Data
14 1 (0.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.01%) Windows
2 9 (1.03%) Android
2 9 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 8 (0.92%) Windows XP
3 8 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (0.69%) Linux
4 6 (0.69%) UNIX
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (53.04%) Project Management
2 462 (52.92%) PRINCE2
3 207 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (21.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (9.05%) ITIL
6 70 (8.02%) PRINCE
7 69 (7.90%) Change Management
8 66 (7.56%) Scrum
9 58 (6.64%) Mentoring
10 53 (6.07%) Waterfall
11 50 (5.73%) Project Planning
11 50 (5.73%) Matrix Management
12 44 (5.04%) People Management
13 43 (4.93%) Risk Management
14 40 (4.58%) E-Commerce
14 40 (4.58%) ERP
15 33 (3.78%) CRM
15 33 (3.78%) Migration
16 32 (3.67%) Change Control
17 31 (3.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (3.67%) Java
1 32 (3.67%) SQL
2 14 (1.60%) C
3 7 (0.80%) C#
4 6 (0.69%) C++
4 6 (0.69%) PHP
5 3 (0.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 111 (12.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 109 (12.49%) Degree
3 80 (9.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 59 (6.76%) PMI Certification
5 58 (6.64%) Security Cleared
6 54 (6.19%) SC Cleared
7 44 (5.04%) PMP
8 21 (2.41%) APMP
9 10 (1.15%) VCP4
10 9 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.80%) ISEB
12 3 (0.34%) PhD
13 1 (0.11%) CCNP
13 1 (0.11%) CCNA
13 1 (0.11%) CCA
13 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.11%) MBA
13 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.78%) QA
2 12 (1.37%) ISO 9000
3 9 (1.03%) PMBOK
4 7 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.57%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) XenApp
4 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.46%) Foglight
2 2 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.47%) SAP
3 31 (3.55%) Oracle
4 20 (2.29%) VMware
5 15 (1.72%) Citrix
6 8 (0.92%) Cisco
7 6 (0.69%) IBM
7 6 (0.69%) Avaya
8 5 (0.57%) Juniper
8 5 (0.57%) HP
8 5 (0.57%) Planview
8 5 (0.57%) Remedy
8 5 (0.57%) hybris
9 4 (0.46%) Imperva
9 4 (0.46%) Mitel
9 4 (0.46%) CA
9 4 (0.46%) NetApp
10 3 (0.34%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.34%) Dell
10 3 (0.34%) Nortel
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £84,000 per annum + package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + great benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great + Career Prospects
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