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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 36 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 399 353 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.10% 4.96% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 5.22% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 316 292 282
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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
6231 6758 6890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 94.94% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5080 5467 5890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +9 214 £47,500 +5.55% 48
Cheshire +13 90 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Lancashire +12 63 £37,500 -23.07% 11
Merseyside -20 15 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Cumbria - 3 £45,000 - 3
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 445 (58.94%) Project Management
2 372 (49.27%) PRINCE2
3 287 (38.01%) Finance
4 217 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (21.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 111 (14.70%) Degree
7 103 (13.64%) MS Project
8 91 (12.05%) MS Excel
9 90 (11.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 83 (10.99%) Scrum
11 81 (10.73%) Change Management
11 81 (10.73%) Microsoft
12 78 (10.33%) Risk Management
13 75 (9.93%) Retail
14 70 (9.27%) ITIL
15 69 (9.14%) Project Planning
15 69 (9.14%) SDLC
16 65 (8.61%) PMI Certification
17 60 (7.95%) Software Delivery
18 56 (7.42%) Waterfall
19 51 (6.75%) Banking
20 49 (6.49%) E-Commerce
20 49 (6.49%) Data Centre
21 47 (6.23%) Matrix Management
21 47 (6.23%) MS Office
21 47 (6.23%) .NET
22 43 (5.70%) PMP
23 41 (5.43%) Programme Management
24 39 (5.17%) Manufacturing
24 39 (5.17%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.19%) CMS
3 4 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.40%) Alfresco
4 3 (0.40%) Immediacy CMS
4 3 (0.40%) Sitefinity
4 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.26%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) Kentico
6 1 (0.13%) Lync
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 103 (13.64%) MS Project
2 91 (12.05%) MS Excel
3 47 (6.23%) MS Office
4 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.79%) Tridion
2 6 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.53%) Magento
4 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) SAP PS
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Sage ERP X3
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.25%) Office 365
2 8 (1.06%) SaaS
3 3 (0.40%) Force.com
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.52%) SAN
2 15 (1.99%) Wireless
3 14 (1.85%) Firewall
4 13 (1.72%) Internet
5 11 (1.46%) WAN
6 9 (1.19%) Intranet
7 8 (1.06%) LAN
8 5 (0.66%) NAS
8 5 (0.66%) 4G
9 3 (0.40%) 2G
9 3 (0.40%) LTE
9 3 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.40%) 3G
9 3 (0.40%) VPN
10 2 (0.26%) PBX
11 1 (0.13%) VoIP
11 1 (0.13%) Extranet
11 1 (0.13%) RFID
11 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.66%) DB2
2 5 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.53%) MySQL
4 3 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.13%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (1.19%) JIRA
2 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 287 (38.01%) Finance
2 75 (9.93%) Retail
3 51 (6.75%) Banking
4 39 (5.17%) Manufacturing
5 21 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.78%) Marketing
6 19 (2.52%) Billing
7 18 (2.38%) Legal
8 13 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.59%) Games
10 11 (1.46%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.32%) Local Government
12 5 (0.66%) Electronics
13 4 (0.53%) Automotive
13 4 (0.53%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.40%) Front Office
14 3 (0.40%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.23%) .NET
2 9 (1.19%) HTML
2 9 (1.19%) CSS
3 8 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.79%) XML
4 6 (0.79%) XSLT
4 6 (0.79%) EDI
5 5 (0.66%) Flash
6 4 (0.53%) Web Services
6 4 (0.53%) Apache Flex
6 4 (0.53%) Zend Framework
6 4 (0.53%) REST
6 4 (0.53%) jQuery
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.40%) HTML5
7 3 (0.40%) CSS3
7 3 (0.40%) WCF
7 3 (0.40%) WPF
7 3 (0.40%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.49%) Data Centre
2 25 (3.31%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.18%) PMI
4 20 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.59%) NHS
6 12 (1.59%) GIS
7 7 (0.93%) User Experience
8 5 (0.66%) BBC
8 5 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.66%) iDTV
8 5 (0.66%) Life Science
8 5 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.40%) FMCG
9 3 (0.40%) EPoS
9 3 (0.40%) DTV
9 3 (0.40%) New Media
9 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.17%) Windows
2 20 (2.65%) Windows XP
3 16 (2.12%) Linux
4 9 (1.19%) Android
4 9 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.66%) UNIX
6 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.40%) AIX
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (58.94%) Project Management
2 372 (49.27%) PRINCE2
3 217 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (21.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (10.99%) Scrum
6 81 (10.73%) Change Management
7 78 (10.33%) Risk Management
8 70 (9.27%) ITIL
9 69 (9.14%) Project Planning
9 69 (9.14%) SDLC
10 60 (7.95%) Software Delivery
11 56 (7.42%) Waterfall
12 49 (6.49%) E-Commerce
13 47 (6.23%) Matrix Management
14 41 (5.43%) Programme Management
15 39 (5.17%) ERP
16 38 (5.03%) CRM
16 38 (5.03%) Change Control
17 36 (4.77%) Migration
18 34 (4.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.58%) Java
2 17 (2.25%) C#
3 10 (1.32%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.19%) C++
4 9 (1.19%) PHP
5 8 (1.06%) SQL
6 4 (0.53%) Perl
6 4 (0.53%) C
7 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.40%) VBScript
8 2 (0.26%) Ruby
9 1 (0.13%) Python
9 1 (0.13%) VB6
9 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 111 (14.70%) Degree
2 90 (11.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 65 (8.61%) PMI Certification
4 43 (5.70%) PMP
5 38 (5.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 26 (3.44%) Security Cleared
7 23 (3.05%) APMP
8 22 (2.91%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.59%) ISEB
10 11 (1.46%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.40%) CGEIT
13 2 (0.26%) HND
14 1 (0.13%) MBCS
14 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.13%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.91%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) ISO 9000
2 5 (0.66%) COBIT
3 3 (0.40%) HL7
4 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 18 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.13%) XenApp
3 1 (0.13%) XenServer
3 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 81 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.24%) VMware
3 28 (3.71%) SAP
4 18 (2.38%) Oracle
4 18 (2.38%) Citrix
5 15 (1.99%) Juniper
6 10 (1.32%) Cisco
7 7 (0.93%) Capita
8 4 (0.53%) Zend
8 4 (0.53%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.53%) Avaya
8 4 (0.53%) Progress
9 3 (0.40%) Adobe
9 3 (0.40%) Mitel
9 3 (0.40%) Nortel
10 2 (0.26%) Computacenter
10 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.26%) BT
10 2 (0.26%) NEC
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