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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 38 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 355 349 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.83% 5.17% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.14% 5.42% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 283 272 263
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £59,000 £60,000
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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 162 £45,000 - 39
Cheshire +11 103 £45,000 - 26
Lancashire +2 46 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Merseyside +6 21 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Cumbria 0 7 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 428 (54.25%) Project Management
2 391 (49.56%) PRINCE2
3 328 (41.57%) Finance
4 206 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (21.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 107 (13.56%) Degree
7 106 (13.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 102 (12.93%) MS Project
9 98 (12.42%) MS Excel
10 89 (11.28%) Microsoft
11 81 (10.27%) Banking
12 70 (8.87%) Scrum
13 69 (8.75%) Retail
14 64 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 60 (7.60%) Change Management
15 60 (7.60%) Project Planning
16 59 (7.48%) Risk Management
16 59 (7.48%) ITIL
16 59 (7.48%) Software Delivery
17 56 (7.10%) Security Cleared
18 53 (6.72%) Waterfall
18 53 (6.72%) PRINCE
19 52 (6.59%) SC Cleared
20 50 (6.34%) PMI Certification
21 49 (6.21%) .NET
22 47 (5.96%) Matrix Management
23 44 (5.58%) Windows
24 43 (5.45%) Telecoms
25 42 (5.32%) E-Commerce
26 40 (5.07%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.76%) CMS
3 4 (0.51%) SAS
4 3 (0.38%) Confluence
4 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.25%) Lync
5 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.13%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.13%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 102 (12.93%) MS Project
2 98 (12.42%) MS Excel
3 34 (4.31%) MS Office
4 8 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.63%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.51%) Tridion
6 3 (0.38%) CA PPM
6 3 (0.38%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.25%) Maximo
7 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.15%) Office 365
2 14 (1.77%) SaaS
3 4 (0.51%) Force.com
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.15%) Firewall
2 16 (2.03%) SAN
3 11 (1.39%) Wireless
4 10 (1.27%) Intranet
4 10 (1.27%) Internet
5 8 (1.01%) WAN
5 8 (1.01%) LAN
6 5 (0.63%) 4G
7 4 (0.51%) VPN
8 3 (0.38%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.38%) VoIP
8 3 (0.38%) 3G
8 3 (0.38%) 2G
9 2 (0.25%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.25%) LTE
10 1 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.13%) PBX
10 1 (0.13%) Extranet
10 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.01%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.63%) Big Data
4 5 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.63%) DB2
5 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.13%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.03%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 328 (41.57%) Finance
2 81 (10.27%) Banking
3 69 (8.75%) Retail
4 43 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 32 (4.06%) Manufacturing
6 28 (3.55%) Billing
7 24 (3.04%) Marketing
8 16 (2.03%) Back Office
9 13 (1.65%) Games
10 11 (1.39%) Local Government
11 9 (1.14%) Legal
12 8 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.76%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.76%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.38%) Electronics
14 3 (0.38%) Front Office
14 3 (0.38%) Advertising
15 2 (0.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.21%) .NET
2 9 (1.14%) Flash
2 9 (1.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.01%) CSS
4 7 (0.89%) HTML
4 7 (0.89%) Web Services
5 6 (0.76%) XML
5 6 (0.76%) XSLT
5 6 (0.76%) Apache Flex
6 5 (0.63%) EDI
7 3 (0.38%) WCF
7 3 (0.38%) WPF
7 3 (0.38%) J2EE
7 3 (0.38%) Middleware
8 2 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.25%) Grails
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.13%) Django
9 1 (0.13%) HTML5
9 1 (0.13%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.68%) Mobile App
2 23 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (2.92%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.15%) NHS
4 10 (1.27%) PMI
5 5 (0.63%) FMCG
5 5 (0.63%) GIS
5 5 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.51%) BBC
6 4 (0.51%) iDTV
6 4 (0.51%) EPoS
6 4 (0.51%) User Experience
6 4 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (0.51%) Online Games
7 3 (0.38%) New Media
8 2 (0.25%) AS400
8 2 (0.25%) Animation
8 2 (0.25%) DTV
8 2 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.58%) Windows
2 19 (2.41%) Windows XP
3 9 (1.14%) Android
3 9 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.14%) Linux
4 5 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.25%) UNIX
5 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (54.25%) Project Management
2 391 (49.56%) PRINCE2
3 206 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (21.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (8.87%) Scrum
6 60 (7.60%) Change Management
6 60 (7.60%) Project Planning
7 59 (7.48%) Risk Management
7 59 (7.48%) ITIL
7 59 (7.48%) Software Delivery
8 53 (6.72%) Waterfall
8 53 (6.72%) PRINCE
9 47 (5.96%) Matrix Management
10 42 (5.32%) E-Commerce
11 38 (4.82%) ERP
11 38 (4.82%) Change Control
12 37 (4.69%) Mentoring
12 37 (4.69%) CRM
13 34 (4.31%) Migration
14 29 (3.68%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.06%) Java
2 17 (2.15%) C#
2 17 (2.15%) SQL
3 8 (1.01%) C++
4 7 (0.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.76%) C
6 4 (0.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.38%) VBScript
7 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.25%) Ruby
8 2 (0.25%) PHP
9 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 107 (13.56%) Degree
2 106 (13.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 64 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 56 (7.10%) Security Cleared
5 52 (6.59%) SC Cleared
6 50 (6.34%) PMI Certification
7 40 (5.07%) PMP
8 17 (2.15%) APMP
9 11 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.01%) ISEB
11 3 (0.38%) PhD
12 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.79%) QA
2 9 (1.14%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.51%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) HL7
4 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.25%) COBIT
5 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) FATCA
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.25%) XenApp
3 2 (0.25%) XenServer
4 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.31%) VMware
3 29 (3.68%) Oracle
4 25 (3.17%) SAP
5 19 (2.41%) Citrix
6 14 (1.77%) Juniper
7 7 (0.89%) Avaya
7 7 (0.89%) Cisco
8 6 (0.76%) Capita
9 5 (0.63%) Remedy
9 5 (0.63%) Mitel
10 4 (0.51%) Nortel
10 4 (0.51%) IBM
11 3 (0.38%) Planview
11 3 (0.38%) Sybase
11 3 (0.38%) CA
11 3 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.38%) BT
11 3 (0.38%) Teradata
12 2 (0.25%) Kronos
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