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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / North West
Rank 104 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 166 337 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.80% 6.09% 6.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 6.34% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 141 276 342
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
5725 5315 6644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.56% 96.04% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4829 4462 5681
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -70 94 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Cheshire -38 24 £47,500 +3.26% 10
Lancashire -18 21 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Merseyside -8 17 £50,000 +21.21% 7
Cumbria +2 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 222 (55.64%) Project Management
2 172 (43.11%) PRINCE2
3 131 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (32.58%) Finance
5 126 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (14.79%) SDLC
7 56 (14.04%) Risk Management
8 50 (12.53%) Waterfall
9 49 (12.28%) Scrum
10 48 (12.03%) Microsoft
11 42 (10.53%) MS Excel
12 40 (10.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 39 (9.77%) MS Project
14 36 (9.02%) People Management
15 34 (8.52%) Software Delivery
15 34 (8.52%) Manufacturing
16 33 (8.27%) PMI Certification
17 30 (7.52%) Retail
18 29 (7.27%) E-Commerce
19 28 (7.02%) Change Management
20 27 (6.77%) PMP
21 26 (6.52%) ERP
21 26 (6.52%) SAP
21 26 (6.52%) Project Planning
22 25 (6.27%) Resource Management
22 25 (6.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 25 (6.27%) Project Governance
23 24 (6.02%) Logistics
23 24 (6.02%) PRINCE
24 23 (5.76%) Time Management

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 12 (3.01%) CMS
2 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.25%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 42 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.77%) MS Project
3 9 (2.26%) MS Office
4 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (5.01%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.75%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.50%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.25%) BPCS
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.25%) Office 365
2 5 (1.25%) SaaS
3 4 (1.00%) IaaS
3 4 (1.00%) PaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.75%) VoIP
2 6 (1.50%) Internet
3 3 (0.75%) Skype
4 2 (0.50%) LAN
4 2 (0.50%) MPLS
4 2 (0.50%) MVNO
4 2 (0.50%) VPN
4 2 (0.50%) Wireless
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.25%) Extranet
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) SMS
5 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.75%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.50%) SQLite
4 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.25%) MS Access
4 1 (0.25%) OLTP
4 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.50%) JIRA
1 2 (0.50%) NUnit
1 2 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (0.50%) SpecFlow
1 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Phabricator
2 1 (0.25%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 130 (32.58%) Finance
2 34 (8.52%) Manufacturing
3 30 (7.52%) Retail
4 16 (4.01%) Legal
5 9 (2.26%) Banking
5 9 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.75%) Marketing
7 5 (1.25%) Advertising
7 5 (1.25%) Automotive
7 5 (1.25%) Publishing
8 4 (1.00%) Billing
9 3 (0.75%) Games
9 3 (0.75%) Law
10 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.50%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.01%) .NET
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.75%) CSS
3 3 (0.75%) HTML
4 2 (0.50%) Java EE
4 2 (0.50%) JSON
4 2 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.50%) Web Services
5 1 (0.25%) Phalcon
5 1 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.01%) FMCG
2 19 (4.76%) PMI
3 7 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.75%) NHS
5 3 (0.75%) Physics
5 3 (0.75%) User Experience
6 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.50%) iPad
6 2 (0.50%) Life Science
6 2 (0.50%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.25%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.25%) Fintech
7 1 (0.25%) Handset
7 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.75%) Windows
2 2 (0.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.25%) Linux
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (55.64%) Project Management
2 172 (43.11%) PRINCE2
3 131 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (14.79%) SDLC
6 56 (14.04%) Risk Management
7 50 (12.53%) Waterfall
8 49 (12.28%) Scrum
9 36 (9.02%) People Management
10 34 (8.52%) Software Delivery
11 29 (7.27%) E-Commerce
12 28 (7.02%) Change Management
13 26 (6.52%) ERP
13 26 (6.52%) Project Planning
14 25 (6.27%) Project Governance
14 25 (6.27%) Resource Management
14 25 (6.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 24 (6.02%) Logistics
15 24 (6.02%) PRINCE
16 23 (5.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.01%) SQL
2 5 (1.25%) Java
3 4 (1.00%) C#
3 4 (1.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.00%) PHP
4 3 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.25%) C++
5 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (10.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 33 (8.27%) PMI Certification
3 27 (6.77%) PMP
4 22 (5.51%) Degree
5 8 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.50%) APMP
7 2 (0.50%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MAPM
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.26%) Solvency II
2 12 (3.01%) QA
3 8 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.75%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.50%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) KVM
2 1 (0.25%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.52%) SAP
3 13 (3.26%) Oracle
4 5 (1.25%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.00%) Citrix
6 3 (0.75%) Cisco
6 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.50%) Hitachi
7 2 (0.50%) IFS
8 1 (0.25%) Avaya
8 1 (0.25%) Cognos
8 1 (0.25%) Epicor
8 1 (0.25%) HP
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Mitel
8 1 (0.25%) Progress
8 1 (0.25%) PTC
8 1 (0.25%) Sage
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.25%) TIBCO
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £82,500
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Car Allowance + Matched Pension + Bonus + Health/I
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £82,500
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: c.£45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75 - £80 per annum + Company Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 (Plus Excellent package)
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £44,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus and bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Office for Nuclear Regulation
Salary: From £49,946 to £571,999 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plu Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago