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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 33 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 433 303 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.30% 4.59% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 4.82% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 359 239 243
Average salary £47,500 £44,950 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.67% -0.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average 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
6532 6286 7625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.14% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5589 5292 6634
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
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 January 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 January 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 +11 256 £47,500 +6.74% 36
Cheshire +25 86 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Merseyside +47 53 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Lancashire -6 31 £37,500 -3.22% 6
Cumbria +3 7 - - 2
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 471 (54.33%) Project Management
2 440 (50.75%) PRINCE2
3 367 (42.33%) Finance
4 200 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
5 192 (22.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 129 (14.88%) MS Project
7 114 (13.15%) Microsoft
8 108 (12.46%) Banking
9 105 (12.11%) MS Excel
10 100 (11.53%) Degree
11 93 (10.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 77 (8.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 75 (8.65%) ITIL
14 70 (8.07%) Retail
15 68 (7.84%) Change Management
16 66 (7.61%) Telecoms
17 65 (7.50%) Scrum
18 64 (7.38%) PRINCE
19 57 (6.57%) PMI Certification
20 56 (6.46%) Mentoring
21 54 (6.23%) Security Cleared
22 51 (5.88%) SC Cleared
23 50 (5.77%) Project Planning
24 49 (5.65%) Waterfall
25 47 (5.42%) Matrix Management
26 43 (4.96%) QA
26 43 (4.96%) PMP
27 42 (4.84%) People Management
28 41 (4.73%) SAP
29 40 (4.61%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.04%) Lync
4 6 (0.69%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.46%) SAS
6 3 (0.35%) WordPress
6 3 (0.35%) Drupal
6 3 (0.35%) 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 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 129 (14.88%) MS Project
2 105 (12.11%) MS Excel
3 40 (4.61%) MS Office
4 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.69%) Tridion
4 5 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.58%) CA Clarity
5 4 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.46%) Magento
5 4 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.35%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.23%) Maximo
7 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.50%) SaaS
2 7 (0.81%) Office 365
3 2 (0.23%) GitHub
3 2 (0.23%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.42%) Intranet
2 10 (1.15%) LAN
3 8 (0.92%) Firewall
4 7 (0.81%) Wireless
4 7 (0.81%) WAN
5 6 (0.69%) IP Telephony
6 5 (0.58%) Internet
7 4 (0.46%) VoIP
8 3 (0.35%) SAN
8 3 (0.35%) 2G
8 3 (0.35%) 4G
8 3 (0.35%) Extranet
8 3 (0.35%) 3G
9 2 (0.23%) VPN
9 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.12%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.35%) Big Data
8 3 (0.35%) DB2
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.23%) DTS
10 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.12%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.12%) MS Access
10 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (1.38%) JIRA
2 2 (0.23%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 367 (42.33%) Finance
2 108 (12.46%) Banking
3 70 (8.07%) Retail
4 66 (7.61%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.77%) Marketing
6 20 (2.31%) Back Office
6 20 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.19%) Billing
8 10 (1.15%) Legal
9 9 (1.04%) Games
10 8 (0.92%) Publishing
11 7 (0.81%) Advertising
11 7 (0.81%) Automotive
12 5 (0.58%) Law
13 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Electronics
14 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.23%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.46%) .NET
2 7 (0.81%) Web Services
3 6 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.58%) Middleware
5 4 (0.46%) CSS
5 4 (0.46%) Flash
6 2 (0.23%) XML
6 2 (0.23%) SOAP
6 2 (0.23%) JSON
6 2 (0.23%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.19%) Mobile App
3 18 (2.08%) PMI
4 17 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.73%) NHS
6 12 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.38%) FMCG
7 8 (0.92%) GIS
8 5 (0.58%) User Experience
8 5 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.46%) Online Games
10 2 (0.23%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.23%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.23%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.12%) Open Source
11 1 (0.12%) Social Media
11 1 (0.12%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.12%) New Media
11 1 (0.12%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.00%) Windows
2 10 (1.15%) UNIX
3 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
3 6 (0.69%) Android
4 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
4 5 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.23%) Linux
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (54.33%) Project Management
2 440 (50.75%) PRINCE2
3 200 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (22.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (8.65%) ITIL
6 68 (7.84%) Change Management
7 65 (7.50%) Scrum
8 64 (7.38%) PRINCE
9 56 (6.46%) Mentoring
10 50 (5.77%) Project Planning
11 49 (5.65%) Waterfall
12 47 (5.42%) Matrix Management
13 42 (4.84%) People Management
14 40 (4.61%) Risk Management
15 39 (4.50%) E-Commerce
16 31 (3.58%) Migration
17 30 (3.46%) Change Control
18 29 (3.34%) CRM
18 29 (3.34%) Business Analysis
19 28 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 33 (3.81%) SQL
2 23 (2.65%) Java
3 18 (2.08%) C
4 6 (0.69%) PHP
5 4 (0.46%) C#
6 3 (0.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 100 (11.53%) Degree
2 93 (10.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 77 (8.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 57 (6.57%) PMI Certification
5 54 (6.23%) Security Cleared
6 51 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 43 (4.96%) PMP
8 16 (1.85%) APMP
9 6 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.69%) ISEB
10 3 (0.35%) PhD
11 2 (0.23%) CCNP
11 2 (0.23%) CCNA
11 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.12%) MBA
12 1 (0.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.96%) QA
2 7 (0.81%) ISO 9000
2 7 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (0.69%) Foglight
2 2 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 114 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.73%) SAP
3 29 (3.34%) Oracle
4 16 (1.85%) VMware
5 14 (1.61%) Citrix
6 9 (1.04%) Cisco
7 8 (0.92%) hybris
8 7 (0.81%) Remedy
9 6 (0.69%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.69%) Imperva
9 6 (0.69%) IBM
10 5 (0.58%) HP
10 5 (0.58%) Avaya
10 5 (0.58%) CA
11 4 (0.46%) NetApp
11 4 (0.46%) Juniper
12 3 (0.35%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.35%) Dell
12 3 (0.35%) Sybase
12 3 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
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