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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / North West
Rank 82 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 203 304 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.38% 5.44% 5.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 5.63% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 167 230 323
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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
5810 5396 6766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.62% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4535 5605
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 £24,001 £24,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -43 118 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Cheshire -32 27 £45,000 -2.17% 10
Merseyside +8 25 £53,036 +24.79% 7
Lancashire -24 17 £35,000 - 3
Cumbria +7 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 206 (54.93%) Project Management
2 148 (39.47%) PRINCE2
3 122 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (30.40%) Finance
5 106 (28.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (14.67%) Microsoft
6 55 (14.67%) SDLC
7 49 (13.07%) Waterfall
8 41 (10.93%) Risk Management
9 38 (10.13%) Software Delivery
10 35 (9.33%) E-Commerce
11 33 (8.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 33 (8.80%) MS Excel
12 32 (8.53%) People Management
13 30 (8.00%) Scrum
14 29 (7.73%) Change Management
14 29 (7.73%) MS Project
15 28 (7.47%) ERP
16 26 (6.93%) PRINCE
16 26 (6.93%) Business Analysis
17 25 (6.67%) PMO
18 24 (6.40%) Manufacturing
19 23 (6.13%) Retail
20 22 (5.87%) Time Management
20 22 (5.87%) Project Planning
20 22 (5.87%) PMI Certification
21 20 (5.33%) PMP
21 20 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
21 20 (5.33%) Logistics
22 18 (4.80%) SAP

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 11 (2.93%) CMS
2 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.53%) Confluence
3 2 (0.53%) Drupal
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.27%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 33 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.73%) MS Project
3 12 (3.20%) MS Office
4 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.80%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.53%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.53%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.33%) SaaS
2 4 (1.07%) Office 365
3 3 (0.80%) IaaS
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.80%) PaaS
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.33%) Internet
2 4 (1.07%) VoIP
3 3 (0.80%) Skype
3 3 (0.80%) Wireless
4 2 (0.53%) LAN
4 2 (0.53%) MPLS
4 2 (0.53%) MVNO
4 2 (0.53%) VPN
4 2 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) Extranet
5 1 (0.27%) Firewall
5 1 (0.27%) Intranet
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.27%) MySQL
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.27%) Phabricator
2 1 (0.27%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 114 (30.40%) Finance
2 24 (6.40%) Manufacturing
3 23 (6.13%) Retail
4 12 (3.20%) Legal
5 10 (2.67%) Marketing
5 10 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.13%) Advertising
7 7 (1.87%) Banking
8 4 (1.07%) Automotive
9 3 (0.80%) Games
10 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.13%) .NET
2 3 (0.80%) HTML
3 2 (0.53%) CSS
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.27%) jQuery
4 1 (0.27%) Phalcon
4 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.27%) WinForms
4 1 (0.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.00%) PMI
2 12 (3.20%) Data Centre
3 7 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.87%) FMCG
3 7 (1.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.87%) User Experience
4 6 (1.60%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.33%) NHS
6 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.53%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.27%) iPad
8 1 (0.27%) Life Science
8 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.27%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.27%) Social Media
8 1 (0.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.07%) Windows
2 2 (0.53%) Linux
2 2 (0.53%) Unix
2 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (54.93%) Project Management
2 148 (39.47%) PRINCE2
3 122 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (28.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (14.67%) SDLC
6 49 (13.07%) Waterfall
7 41 (10.93%) Risk Management
8 38 (10.13%) Software Delivery
9 35 (9.33%) E-Commerce
10 32 (8.53%) People Management
11 30 (8.00%) Scrum
12 29 (7.73%) Change Management
13 28 (7.47%) ERP
14 26 (6.93%) Business Analysis
14 26 (6.93%) PRINCE
15 22 (5.87%) Project Planning
15 22 (5.87%) Time Management
16 20 (5.33%) Logistics
17 17 (4.53%) Project Governance
18 16 (4.27%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.53%) SQL
2 6 (1.60%) C#
3 4 (1.07%) Java
3 4 (1.07%) VBA
4 3 (0.80%) C
4 3 (0.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.80%) PHP
5 1 (0.27%) C++
5 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (8.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 22 (5.87%) PMI Certification
3 20 (5.33%) PMP
4 17 (4.53%) Degree
5 13 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (2.40%) APMP
7 3 (0.80%) APMG
7 3 (0.80%) ISEB
8 1 (0.27%) MAPM
8 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.67%) PMO
2 16 (4.27%) QA
3 10 (2.67%) Solvency II
4 9 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.53%) IFRS
6 2 (0.53%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) KVM
2 1 (0.27%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Ansible
1 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.80%) SAP
3 9 (2.40%) Oracle
4 4 (1.07%) JD Edwards
5 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco
6 2 (0.53%) Citrix
6 2 (0.53%) Hitachi
6 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.27%) Aruba
7 1 (0.27%) Avaya
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos
7 1 (0.27%) Google
7 1 (0.27%) HP
7 1 (0.27%) IBM
7 1 (0.27%) Mitel
7 1 (0.27%) Planview
7 1 (0.27%) Progress
7 1 (0.27%) PTC
7 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
onezeero.
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wallasey, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £47500 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington, Manchester, Greater Manchester,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
ECS
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago