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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 55 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 252 363 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.63% 5.78% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 6.00% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 216 287 277
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median 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
5293 6054 6755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.19% 96.48% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4499 4866 5415
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +1 155 £45,000 - 30
Cheshire -12 45 £50,500 +12.22% 7
Lancashire -10 29 £35,000 -6.66%
Merseyside +1 12 £48,250 +20.62% 5
Cumbria -1 7 £52,500 -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 331 (59.21%) Project Management
2 279 (49.91%) PRINCE2
3 184 (32.92%) Finance
4 158 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 76 (13.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 74 (13.24%) Degree
8 73 (13.06%) Project Planning
9 57 (10.20%) Risk Management
10 56 (10.02%) Retail
11 53 (9.48%) MS Project
12 51 (9.12%) Microsoft
12 51 (9.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 47 (8.41%) PMI Certification
14 46 (8.23%) SDLC
15 44 (7.87%) Software Delivery
15 44 (7.87%) Change Management
16 43 (7.69%) PMP
17 40 (7.16%) MS Excel
17 40 (7.16%) Waterfall
18 38 (6.80%) Change Control
19 37 (6.62%) Project Governance
19 37 (6.62%) Data Centre
20 35 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
20 35 (6.26%) Scrum
21 29 (5.19%) Line Management
22 28 (5.01%) Business Analysis
22 28 (5.01%) ITIL
23 27 (4.83%) Manufacturing
24 26 (4.65%) Migration

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 16 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.15%) CMS
3 8 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.54%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.36%) Kentico
6 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) JBoss
7 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 53 (9.48%) MS Project
2 40 (7.16%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.15%) MS Office
4 7 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.72%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Sonata
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.18%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.18%) MoSes
3 1 (0.18%) Movex
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.61%) Google Apps
2 8 (1.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.76%) Internet
2 14 (2.50%) WAN
3 11 (1.97%) Intranet
4 9 (1.61%) VoIP
5 6 (1.07%) LAN
6 4 (0.72%) Firewall
7 3 (0.54%) Extranet
7 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.36%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.36%) MPLS
8 2 (0.36%) Network Security
9 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.18%) PBX
9 1 (0.18%) SAN
9 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.11%) Big Data
2 10 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (0.89%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.18%) MS Access
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 184 (32.92%) Finance
2 56 (10.02%) Retail
3 27 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 25 (4.47%) Banking
5 18 (3.22%) Marketing
6 13 (2.33%) Legal
7 9 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.43%) Law
9 7 (1.25%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.07%) Billing
11 3 (0.54%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) International Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.68%) .NET
2 5 (0.89%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.72%) CSS
3 4 (0.72%) HTML
4 3 (0.54%) CSS3
4 3 (0.54%) HTML5
4 3 (0.54%) J2EE
5 2 (0.36%) COM
5 2 (0.36%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) Ajax
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.18%) EDI
6 1 (0.18%) jQuery
6 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.62%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.94%) Driving Licence
3 22 (3.94%) iPad
4 13 (2.33%) User Experience
5 11 (1.97%) Life Science
6 8 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.07%) FMCG
8 6 (1.07%) PMI
9 4 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.72%) Social Media
10 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.54%) EPoS
10 3 (0.54%) NHS
11 2 (0.36%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.36%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.18%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.18%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.61%) Windows
2 6 (1.07%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.72%) Unix
4 3 (0.54%) OS/2
5 1 (0.18%) Android
5 1 (0.18%) Linux
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (59.21%) Project Management
2 279 (49.91%) PRINCE2
3 158 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (13.06%) Project Planning
6 57 (10.20%) Risk Management
7 46 (8.23%) SDLC
8 44 (7.87%) Change Management
8 44 (7.87%) Software Delivery
9 40 (7.16%) Waterfall
10 38 (6.80%) Change Control
11 37 (6.62%) Project Governance
12 35 (6.26%) Scrum
13 29 (5.19%) Line Management
14 28 (5.01%) Business Analysis
14 28 (5.01%) ITIL
15 26 (4.65%) Migration
16 25 (4.47%) People Management
17 21 (3.76%) E-Commerce
17 21 (3.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.04%) C#
1 17 (3.04%) Java
2 13 (2.33%) Scala
3 12 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.07%) SQL
5 4 (0.72%) PHP
6 3 (0.54%) PL/1
7 2 (0.36%) C
7 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (13.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 74 (13.24%) Degree
3 51 (9.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 47 (8.41%) PMI Certification
5 43 (7.69%) PMP
6 19 (3.40%) APMP
7 18 (3.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (3.22%) Security Cleared
8 12 (2.15%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.89%) CISM
9 5 (0.89%) CISSP
9 5 (0.89%) ISEB
9 5 (0.89%) SANS
10 2 (0.36%) ACCA
11 1 (0.18%) CIMA
11 1 (0.18%) HND
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.43%) Solvency II
2 7 (1.25%) FATCA
3 4 (0.72%) QA
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 51 (9.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.33%) SAP
3 12 (2.15%) Oracle
4 9 (1.61%) Capita
4 9 (1.61%) Google
4 9 (1.61%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.25%) Guidewire
6 6 (1.07%) Cisco
6 6 (1.07%) VMware
7 5 (0.89%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.72%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.72%) Twitter
9 3 (0.54%) Adobe
9 3 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.36%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.36%) Citrix
10 2 (0.36%) Infor
10 2 (0.36%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.36%) Juniper
10 2 (0.36%) Lotus
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