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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 35 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 320 430 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.75% 6.12% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 6.34% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 248 349 240
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -2 174 £47,500 - 34
Cheshire +17 90 £46,000 -8.00% 12
Lancashire +15 37 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Merseyside -29 16 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Cumbria +1 1 £45,000 - 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 419 (61.44%) Project Management
2 326 (47.80%) PRINCE2
3 268 (39.30%) Finance
4 202 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 116 (17.01%) Degree
7 88 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 87 (12.76%) Project Planning
9 84 (12.32%) MS Project
10 76 (11.14%) Risk Management
11 68 (9.97%) Microsoft
12 67 (9.82%) Waterfall
13 66 (9.68%) MS Excel
14 64 (9.38%) Change Management
15 61 (8.94%) SDLC
16 55 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 55 (8.06%) Scrum
17 51 (7.48%) Retail
18 50 (7.33%) Software Delivery
19 48 (7.04%) PMI Certification
20 46 (6.74%) ITIL
21 45 (6.60%) Business Analysis
22 42 (6.16%) People Management
22 42 (6.16%) PMP
23 40 (5.87%) Data Centre
23 40 (5.87%) Project Governance
24 39 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
24 39 (5.72%) Supplier Management
25 37 (5.43%) Matrix Management
26 31 (4.55%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (1.61%) CMS
2 9 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.17%) ColdFusion
4 6 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.73%) Alfresco
6 4 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.59%) WordPress
7 1 (0.15%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.15%) JBoss
7 1 (0.15%) Kentico
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 84 (12.32%) MS Project
2 66 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 26 (3.81%) MS Office
4 13 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.32%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.73%) Magento
3 5 (0.73%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.15%) MoSes
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.47%) SaaS
2 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.88%) Office 365
4 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.67%) WAN
2 17 (2.49%) VoIP
3 12 (1.76%) Internet
3 12 (1.76%) LAN
4 11 (1.61%) Wireless
5 9 (1.32%) Unified Communications
6 8 (1.17%) GSM
6 8 (1.17%) PBX
7 5 (0.73%) Firewall
8 4 (0.59%) Intranet
8 4 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.44%) DHCP
9 3 (0.44%) DNS
9 3 (0.44%) MPLS
9 3 (0.44%) Network Security
9 3 (0.44%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) Extranet
10 1 (0.15%) SAN
10 1 (0.15%) SMS
10 1 (0.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.76%) Big Data
3 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.29%) GIS
4 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 268 (39.30%) Finance
2 51 (7.48%) Retail
3 24 (3.52%) Banking
4 18 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 18 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.35%) Marketing
6 12 (1.76%) Legal
7 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.29%) Billing
8 2 (0.29%) Electronics
8 2 (0.29%) Games
8 2 (0.29%) Law
8 2 (0.29%) Local Government
8 2 (0.29%) Publishing
8 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.15%) German Language
9 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.40%) .NET
2 9 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.17%) .NET Framework
3 8 (1.17%) Apache Flex
3 8 (1.17%) MXML
4 5 (0.73%) CSS
4 5 (0.73%) CSS3
4 5 (0.73%) HTML
4 5 (0.73%) HTML5
5 4 (0.59%) EDI
5 4 (0.59%) XML
5 4 (0.59%) XSLT
6 3 (0.44%) SAP CAF
7 1 (0.15%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.15%) Middleware
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.87%) Data Centre
2 39 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.96%) Driving Licence
4 24 (3.52%) User Experience
5 18 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.17%) IVR
7 7 (1.03%) NHS
7 7 (1.03%) PMI
8 6 (0.88%) EPoS
8 6 (0.88%) Life Science
9 5 (0.73%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.59%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.44%) FMCG
11 3 (0.44%) Informatics
11 3 (0.44%) Telematics
12 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.29%) Fintech
12 2 (0.29%) Health Informatics
12 2 (0.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.17%) Windows
2 4 (0.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.15%) AIX
3 1 (0.15%) Android
3 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.15%) Unix
3 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (61.44%) Project Management
2 326 (47.80%) PRINCE2
3 202 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (12.76%) Project Planning
6 76 (11.14%) Risk Management
7 67 (9.82%) Waterfall
8 64 (9.38%) Change Management
9 61 (8.94%) SDLC
10 55 (8.06%) Scrum
11 50 (7.33%) Software Delivery
12 46 (6.74%) ITIL
13 45 (6.60%) Business Analysis
14 42 (6.16%) People Management
15 40 (5.87%) Project Governance
16 39 (5.72%) Supplier Management
17 37 (5.43%) Matrix Management
18 31 (4.55%) E-Commerce
19 28 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
20 26 (3.81%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.79%) C#
1 19 (2.79%) Java
2 17 (2.49%) SQL
3 8 (1.17%) Objective-C
3 8 (1.17%) PHP
4 6 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.59%) VB.NET
5 4 (0.59%) VBScript
6 3 (0.44%) PL/1
7 2 (0.29%) C
7 2 (0.29%) C++
7 2 (0.29%) Scala
7 2 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (17.01%) Degree
2 88 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 55 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 48 (7.04%) PMI Certification
5 42 (6.16%) PMP
6 26 (3.81%) Security Cleared
7 20 (2.93%) APMP
8 16 (2.35%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.88%) CISM
10 6 (0.88%) CISSP
10 6 (0.88%) ISEB
10 6 (0.88%) SANS
11 5 (0.73%) APMG
12 4 (0.59%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.15%) CCNA
14 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.15%) HND
14 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.17%) Solvency II
2 7 (1.03%) FATCA
3 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.59%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.59%) SLA
4 3 (0.44%) QA
4 3 (0.44%) TickIT
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.44%) XenApp
3 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (9.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.35%) SAP
3 13 (1.91%) Adobe
3 13 (1.91%) Oracle
4 8 (1.17%) IBM
5 7 (1.03%) VMware
6 6 (0.88%) hybris
6 6 (0.88%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.73%) Guidewire
8 4 (0.59%) Citrix
8 4 (0.59%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.44%) Ariba
9 3 (0.44%) Capita
9 3 (0.44%) Cisco
9 3 (0.44%) Google
9 3 (0.44%) HP
9 3 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.44%) Tableau
9 3 (0.44%) Twitter
10 2 (0.29%) OpenText
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