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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 47 55 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 354 311 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.82% 4.53% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 4.82% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 302 264 214
Average salary £45,000 £43,625 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -3.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.04%
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
6959 6446 7140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 5546 6124
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -8 184 £45,500 +4.00% 23
Cheshire -8 66 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Merseyside +36 62 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Lancashire +14 28 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 434 (59.45%) Project Management
2 315 (43.15%) PRINCE2
3 229 (31.37%) Finance
4 214 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (22.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 88 (12.05%) Retail
7 85 (11.64%) Microsoft
8 79 (10.82%) MS Project
9 73 (10.00%) Degree
10 71 (9.73%) Banking
11 68 (9.32%) Scrum
12 66 (9.04%) E-Commerce
13 65 (8.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 60 (8.22%) PRINCE
14 60 (8.22%) MS Excel
15 51 (6.99%) Change Management
16 49 (6.71%) Telecoms
17 43 (5.89%) PMI Certification
18 42 (5.75%) QA
19 41 (5.62%) Marketing
20 40 (5.48%) ITIL
21 36 (4.93%) MS Office
22 35 (4.79%) .NET
23 34 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
24 33 (4.52%) Matrix Management
25 32 (4.38%) Waterfall
25 32 (4.38%) ERP
25 32 (4.38%) PMP
26 28 (3.84%) Business Analysis
26 28 (3.84%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.82%) MS Project Server
3 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.55%) WordPress
4 4 (0.55%) Drupal
5 3 (0.41%) Lync
5 3 (0.41%) CMS
6 2 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 79 (10.82%) MS Project
2 60 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 36 (4.93%) MS Office
4 11 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.23%) Tridion
3 8 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.10%) Magento
4 6 (0.82%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.82%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.41%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.14%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.55%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.27%) GitHub
2 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.19%) Internet
2 8 (1.10%) LAN
2 8 (1.10%) WAN
3 6 (0.82%) Intranet
3 6 (0.82%) Firewall
3 6 (0.82%) MPLS
3 6 (0.82%) IP Telephony
4 5 (0.68%) NGN
4 5 (0.68%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.68%) Wireless
5 3 (0.41%) VLAN
5 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.27%) 3G
6 2 (0.27%) SAN
6 2 (0.27%) DHCP
6 2 (0.27%) DNS
6 2 (0.27%) VoIP
6 2 (0.27%) 4G
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.10%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.96%) Big Data
4 6 (0.82%) MySQL
5 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.27%) DTS
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.14%) MS Access
7 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Subversion
2 1 (0.14%) JIRA
General
1 229 (31.37%) Finance
2 88 (12.05%) Retail
3 71 (9.73%) Banking
4 49 (6.71%) Telecoms
5 41 (5.62%) Marketing
6 18 (2.47%) Games
6 18 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.92%) Back Office
8 12 (1.64%) Legal
9 11 (1.51%) Publishing
10 10 (1.37%) Advertising
11 7 (0.96%) Law
12 6 (0.82%) Automotive
13 5 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.27%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.79%) .NET
2 7 (0.96%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.82%) CSS
3 6 (0.82%) HTML
4 4 (0.55%) Middleware
4 4 (0.55%) Web Services
4 4 (0.55%) XML
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.27%) SOAP
6 2 (0.27%) J2EE
6 2 (0.27%) JSON
6 2 (0.27%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 15 (2.05%) User Experience
3 15 (2.05%) PMI
4 13 (1.78%) NHS
5 12 (1.64%) FMCG
6 10 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.96%) FlexPod
8 6 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 6 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.55%) Economics
10 3 (0.41%) Informatics
10 3 (0.41%) New Media
10 3 (0.41%) Social Media
10 3 (0.41%) Animation
11 2 (0.27%) DTV
11 2 (0.27%) EPoS
11 2 (0.27%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.29%) Windows
2 8 (1.10%) UNIX
2 8 (1.10%) Apple iOS
2 8 (1.10%) Android
3 6 (0.82%) Linux
3 6 (0.82%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (59.45%) Project Management
2 315 (43.15%) PRINCE2
3 214 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (22.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (9.32%) Scrum
6 66 (9.04%) E-Commerce
7 60 (8.22%) PRINCE
8 51 (6.99%) Change Management
9 40 (5.48%) ITIL
10 33 (4.52%) Matrix Management
11 32 (4.38%) Waterfall
11 32 (4.38%) ERP
12 28 (3.84%) Business Analysis
12 28 (3.84%) Mentoring
13 27 (3.70%) CRM
14 26 (3.56%) Project Planning
14 26 (3.56%) Programme Management
14 26 (3.56%) Risk Management
15 19 (2.60%) People Management
16 18 (2.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.47%) SQL
2 17 (2.33%) C#
3 10 (1.37%) C
3 10 (1.37%) PHP
3 10 (1.37%) Java
4 2 (0.27%) PowerHouse
4 2 (0.27%) C++
4 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (10.00%) Degree
2 65 (8.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 43 (5.89%) PMI Certification
4 32 (4.38%) PMP
5 27 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.10%) APMP
9 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.27%) ISEB
9 2 (0.27%) CCNP
9 2 (0.27%) CCNA
9 2 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.14%) MBA
10 1 (0.14%) HNC
10 1 (0.14%) HND
10 1 (0.14%) CCA
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.75%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.82%) Foglight
Vendors
1 85 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.15%) SAP
3 20 (2.74%) Oracle
4 14 (1.92%) VMware
5 13 (1.78%) hybris
5 13 (1.78%) IBM
6 12 (1.64%) Citrix
6 12 (1.64%) EPiServer
7 11 (1.51%) Cisco
8 9 (1.23%) Facebook
9 8 (1.10%) HP
10 7 (0.96%) 3PAR
10 7 (0.96%) Dell
10 7 (0.96%) NetApp
11 6 (0.82%) Sage
11 6 (0.82%) Pegasus
11 6 (0.82%) Epicor
11 6 (0.82%) Imperva
12 4 (0.55%) CA
12 4 (0.55%) Avaya
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