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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 47 51 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 342 319 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.67% 4.57% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 4.85% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 289 269 208
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,150 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
6940 6583 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.24% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5629 5655 6234
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +6 186 £45,500 +4.59% 36
Cheshire -21 65 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Merseyside +16 52 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Lancashire +9 27 £46,250 +2.77% 8
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 432 (60.50%) Project Management
2 306 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 217 (30.39%) Finance
4 161 (22.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 103 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (11.20%) Retail
6 80 (11.20%) Microsoft
7 75 (10.50%) MS Project
8 72 (10.08%) Degree
9 70 (9.80%) Scrum
10 69 (9.66%) Banking
11 67 (9.38%) E-Commerce
12 63 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 60 (8.40%) PRINCE
14 56 (7.84%) Change Management
15 55 (7.70%) MS Excel
16 53 (7.42%) Telecoms
17 42 (5.88%) Marketing
18 40 (5.60%) PMI Certification
19 38 (5.32%) ERP
20 37 (5.18%) QA
21 32 (4.48%) Matrix Management
21 32 (4.48%) MS Office
21 32 (4.48%) .NET
22 31 (4.34%) PMP
23 30 (4.20%) Project Planning
23 30 (4.20%) Programme Management
23 30 (4.20%) ITIL
23 30 (4.20%) Waterfall
24 26 (3.64%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 21 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.56%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.56%) Drupal
3 4 (0.56%) WordPress
3 4 (0.56%) Lync
4 3 (0.42%) CMS
5 2 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 75 (10.50%) MS Project
2 55 (7.70%) MS Excel
3 32 (4.48%) MS Office
4 11 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.26%) Magento
3 8 (1.12%) Sage 200
4 7 (0.98%) Tridion
4 7 (0.98%) SAP Business One
5 6 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.28%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.14%) Line 500
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.14%) Lawson
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.42%) SaaS
1 3 (0.42%) Office 365
2 2 (0.28%) GitHub
2 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.38%) Internet
2 14 (1.96%) WAN
3 13 (1.82%) LAN
4 7 (0.98%) MPLS
5 6 (0.84%) Firewall
5 6 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.84%) IP Telephony
6 5 (0.70%) NGN
6 5 (0.70%) Intranet
6 5 (0.70%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.56%) Wireless
8 3 (0.42%) SAN
8 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.42%) VLAN
9 2 (0.28%) 4G
9 2 (0.28%) 3G
9 2 (0.28%) DNS
9 2 (0.28%) VoIP
9 2 (0.28%) DHCP
10 1 (0.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.26%) Big Data
3 6 (0.84%) MySQL
3 6 (0.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.14%) MS Access
5 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.14%) TestComplete
2 1 (0.14%) NUnit
General
1 217 (30.39%) Finance
2 80 (11.20%) Retail
3 69 (9.66%) Banking
4 53 (7.42%) Telecoms
5 42 (5.88%) Marketing
6 22 (3.08%) Games
7 17 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.82%) Back Office
9 11 (1.54%) Legal
10 9 (1.26%) Advertising
11 7 (0.98%) Publishing
11 7 (0.98%) Law
12 4 (0.56%) Automotive
12 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.14%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.48%) .NET
2 6 (0.84%) HTML
3 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.56%) CSS
4 4 (0.56%) Middleware
5 3 (0.42%) Web Services
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.28%) XML
6 2 (0.28%) J2EE
7 1 (0.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.14%) WPF
7 1 (0.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.64%) Mobile App
2 13 (1.82%) PMI
3 11 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (1.40%) Digital Media
4 10 (1.40%) FMCG
4 10 (1.40%) NHS
5 6 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 6 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (0.84%) FlexPod
6 5 (0.70%) Animation
7 4 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.56%) Informatics
7 4 (0.56%) Economics
7 4 (0.56%) Social Media
8 3 (0.42%) New Media
9 2 (0.28%) DTV
9 2 (0.28%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.28%) Open Source
9 2 (0.28%) EPoS
9 2 (0.28%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.50%) Windows
2 8 (1.12%) Android
2 8 (1.12%) Apple iOS
2 8 (1.12%) UNIX
3 7 (0.98%) Linux
4 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (60.50%) Project Management
2 306 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 161 (22.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (9.80%) Scrum
6 67 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 60 (8.40%) PRINCE
8 56 (7.84%) Change Management
9 38 (5.32%) ERP
10 32 (4.48%) Matrix Management
11 30 (4.20%) Project Planning
11 30 (4.20%) ITIL
11 30 (4.20%) Programme Management
11 30 (4.20%) Waterfall
12 26 (3.64%) CRM
13 25 (3.50%) Risk Management
13 25 (3.50%) Business Analysis
14 20 (2.80%) Agile Project Management
15 18 (2.52%) Logistics
16 17 (2.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.52%) C#
2 14 (1.96%) SQL
3 10 (1.40%) Java
4 7 (0.98%) PHP
5 6 (0.84%) C
6 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.14%) Perl
7 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.14%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (10.08%) Degree
2 63 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 40 (5.60%) PMI Certification
4 31 (4.34%) PMP
5 24 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.98%) APMP
9 2 (0.28%) ISEB
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) HNC
10 1 (0.14%) HND
10 1 (0.14%) CCNP
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.14%) ACCA
10 1 (0.14%) MBA
10 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.18%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.28%) Foglight
Vendors
1 80 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (2.66%) SAP
3 17 (2.38%) Oracle
3 17 (2.38%) VMware
4 14 (1.96%) IBM
4 14 (1.96%) Citrix
5 11 (1.54%) Cisco
6 10 (1.40%) Sage
6 10 (1.40%) EPiServer
7 9 (1.26%) hybris
7 9 (1.26%) Facebook
8 7 (0.98%) Pegasus
8 7 (0.98%) HP
8 7 (0.98%) Epicor
9 6 (0.84%) NetApp
9 6 (0.84%) Dell
9 6 (0.84%) 3PAR
10 4 (0.56%) Fujitsu
10 4 (0.56%) Avaya
11 3 (0.42%) CA
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