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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 37 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 444 263 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.94% 3.89% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.30% 4.12% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 374 216 238
Average salary £47,500 £44,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.14% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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
7046 6391 6833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 94.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 5500 5902
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +13 236 £47,000 +5.02% 49
Cheshire +18 101 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Merseyside +43 51 £49,000 +22.50% 2
Lancashire +24 35 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Cumbria -5 4 - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 467 (58.45%) Project Management
2 386 (48.31%) PRINCE2
3 268 (33.54%) Finance
4 208 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
5 180 (22.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 113 (14.14%) MS Project
7 108 (13.52%) Microsoft
8 92 (11.51%) Degree
9 89 (11.14%) MS Excel
10 81 (10.14%) Retail
11 80 (10.01%) Banking
12 77 (9.64%) Scrum
12 77 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 67 (8.39%) PRINCE
14 63 (7.88%) Change Management
14 63 (7.88%) ITIL
15 61 (7.63%) E-Commerce
16 58 (7.26%) Telecoms
17 49 (6.13%) QA
18 46 (5.76%) PMI Certification
19 42 (5.26%) MS Office
20 40 (5.01%) SharePoint
20 40 (5.01%) Project Planning
21 38 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 37 (4.63%) Matrix Management
22 37 (4.63%) Marketing
23 36 (4.51%) Mentoring
24 35 (4.38%) Waterfall
24 35 (4.38%) PMP
25 32 (4.01%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 40 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.13%) Lync
4 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.63%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.50%) Drupal
5 4 (0.50%) WordPress
6 2 (0.25%) CMS
6 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 113 (14.14%) MS Project
2 89 (11.14%) MS Excel
3 42 (5.26%) MS Office
4 9 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.25%) Tridion
2 10 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.88%) Magento
5 3 (0.38%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.25%) Office 365
2 2 (0.25%) GitHub
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.00%) Intranet
2 10 (1.25%) Internet
3 9 (1.13%) LAN
3 9 (1.13%) WAN
4 6 (0.75%) IP Telephony
5 5 (0.63%) Firewall
5 5 (0.63%) Wireless
6 2 (0.25%) 3G
6 2 (0.25%) VoIP
6 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.25%) 4G
7 1 (0.13%) HSRP
7 1 (0.13%) Broadband
7 1 (0.13%) Extranet
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) MPLS
7 1 (0.13%) VLAN
7 1 (0.13%) Ethereal
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.63%) MySQL
7 2 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.25%) DTS
7 2 (0.25%) Big Data
8 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.13%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.13%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Subversion
1 2 (0.25%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 268 (33.54%) Finance
2 81 (10.14%) Retail
3 80 (10.01%) Banking
4 58 (7.26%) Telecoms
5 37 (4.63%) Marketing
6 21 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.75%) Legal
7 14 (1.75%) Games
8 12 (1.50%) Back Office
9 11 (1.38%) Advertising
10 9 (1.13%) Automotive
10 9 (1.13%) Law
11 7 (0.88%) Publishing
12 6 (0.75%) Billing
13 5 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.25%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.01%) .NET
2 9 (1.13%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.75%) CSS
4 5 (0.63%) Middleware
4 5 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (0.63%) HTML
5 4 (0.50%) Web Services
6 3 (0.38%) XML
7 2 (0.25%) JSON
7 2 (0.25%) SOAP
7 2 (0.25%) REST
8 1 (0.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 15 (1.88%) User Experience
3 15 (1.88%) PMI
4 14 (1.75%) FMCG
5 13 (1.63%) NHS
6 10 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 7 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.50%) FlexPod
9 4 (0.50%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.38%) DTV
10 3 (0.38%) New Media
10 3 (0.38%) Informatics
10 3 (0.38%) Social Media
11 2 (0.25%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.25%) Open Source
11 2 (0.25%) GIS
11 2 (0.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.50%) Windows
2 8 (1.00%) Android
2 8 (1.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.63%) UNIX
4 4 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (0.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.38%) Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (58.45%) Project Management
2 386 (48.31%) PRINCE2
3 208 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (22.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (9.64%) Scrum
6 67 (8.39%) PRINCE
7 63 (7.88%) ITIL
7 63 (7.88%) Change Management
8 61 (7.63%) E-Commerce
9 40 (5.01%) Project Planning
10 37 (4.63%) Matrix Management
11 36 (4.51%) Mentoring
12 35 (4.38%) Waterfall
13 32 (4.01%) Business Analysis
14 31 (3.88%) CRM
15 26 (3.25%) Programme Management
16 25 (3.13%) Risk Management
16 25 (3.13%) ERP
17 22 (2.75%) Service Delivery
17 22 (2.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.50%) SQL
2 17 (2.13%) C#
2 17 (2.13%) Java
3 15 (1.88%) C
4 11 (1.38%) PHP
5 3 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.25%) C++
6 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (11.51%) Degree
2 77 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 46 (5.76%) PMI Certification
4 38 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 35 (4.38%) PMP
6 19 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 18 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.75%) APMP
9 6 (0.75%) ISEB
10 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.25%) CCNP
11 2 (0.25%) CCNA
11 2 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) ACCA
12 1 (0.13%) MBA
12 1 (0.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.13%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) ISO 9000
2 3 (0.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.75%) Foglight
2 2 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (13.52%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.38%) SAP
3 26 (3.25%) Oracle
4 13 (1.63%) hybris
5 12 (1.50%) Cisco
6 11 (1.38%) IBM
6 11 (1.38%) Citrix
6 11 (1.38%) EPiServer
7 9 (1.13%) Facebook
7 9 (1.13%) VMware
8 8 (1.00%) HP
9 6 (0.75%) NetApp
9 6 (0.75%) Fujitsu
9 6 (0.75%) Imperva
10 5 (0.63%) Hyperion
10 5 (0.63%) 3PAR
10 5 (0.63%) Dell
11 4 (0.50%) Avaya
11 4 (0.50%) CA
12 3 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
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