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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 51 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 288 393 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.91% 6.02% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 6.21% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 238 311 283
Median salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
5722 6326 6913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.53% 96.89% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 5161 5555
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 178 £47,500 - 25
Cheshire -1 45 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Merseyside +8 31 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Lancashire -10 26 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Cumbria +1 3 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 314 (56.78%) Project Management
2 267 (48.28%) PRINCE2
3 176 (31.83%) Finance
4 172 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (28.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (12.48%) Degree
7 66 (11.93%) Retail
8 63 (11.39%) Risk Management
9 60 (10.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 57 (10.31%) Microsoft
11 56 (10.13%) MS Project
12 54 (9.76%) Change Management
13 53 (9.58%) MS Excel
14 49 (8.86%) Project Planning
15 46 (8.32%) Change Control
16 45 (8.14%) Waterfall
16 45 (8.14%) PMP
17 43 (7.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 42 (7.59%) SDLC
19 41 (7.41%) PMI Certification
19 41 (7.41%) Manufacturing
20 37 (6.69%) Scrum
21 33 (5.97%) Project Governance
22 31 (5.61%) iPad
23 30 (5.42%) E-Commerce
23 30 (5.42%) SAP
24 28 (5.06%) Software Delivery
25 27 (4.88%) Data Centre
25 27 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
25 27 (4.88%) Business Analysis

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 15 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.63%) CMS
3 5 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.18%) Kentico
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (10.13%) MS Project
2 53 (9.58%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.81%) MS Office
4 5 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.90%) Sonata
3 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.54%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.36%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.36%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.18%) BPCS
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.18%) MoSes
6 1 (0.18%) Movex
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.63%) Google Apps
2 8 (1.45%) SaaS
3 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.71%) Internet
2 9 (1.63%) Intranet
2 9 (1.63%) WAN
3 6 (1.08%) VoIP
4 3 (0.54%) Broadband
4 3 (0.54%) Firewall
4 3 (0.54%) LAN
5 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.36%) Extranet
5 2 (0.36%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.36%) MPLS
5 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.80%) Big Data
2 10 (1.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.72%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.36%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.36%) MS Access
5 2 (0.36%) QlikView
5 2 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 176 (31.83%) Finance
2 66 (11.93%) Retail
3 41 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 25 (4.52%) Banking
5 24 (4.34%) Marketing
6 16 (2.89%) Legal
7 13 (2.35%) Billing
8 11 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.81%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.63%) Publishing
11 7 (1.27%) Law
12 4 (0.72%) Games
12 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.72%) Local Government
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.81%) .NET
2 3 (0.54%) CSS
2 3 (0.54%) J2EE
3 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.36%) COM
3 2 (0.36%) Java EE
3 2 (0.36%) JSON
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (0.36%) Web Services
3 2 (0.36%) XML
4 1 (0.18%) Ajax
4 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.18%) EDI
4 1 (0.18%) HTML
4 1 (0.18%) jQuery
4 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.61%) iPad
2 27 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.25%) Life Science
4 15 (2.71%) FMCG
5 14 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.63%) NHS
7 7 (1.27%) PMI
7 7 (1.27%) User Experience
8 4 (0.72%) Social Media
8 4 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.54%) EPoS
9 3 (0.54%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.36%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.36%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.36%) Online Games
11 1 (0.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.81%) Windows
2 5 (0.90%) Linux
2 5 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.72%) Unix
4 3 (0.54%) OS/2
5 1 (0.18%) Android
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (56.78%) Project Management
2 267 (48.28%) PRINCE2
3 172 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (28.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (11.39%) Risk Management
6 54 (9.76%) Change Management
7 49 (8.86%) Project Planning
8 46 (8.32%) Change Control
9 45 (8.14%) Waterfall
10 42 (7.59%) SDLC
11 37 (6.69%) Scrum
12 33 (5.97%) Project Governance
13 30 (5.42%) E-Commerce
14 28 (5.06%) Software Delivery
15 27 (4.88%) Business Analysis
16 23 (4.16%) ERP
16 23 (4.16%) Line Management
16 23 (4.16%) Migration
17 21 (3.80%) People Management
17 21 (3.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.70%) Java
2 15 (2.71%) C#
3 14 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.35%) Scala
5 11 (1.99%) SQL
6 5 (0.90%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.72%) PHP
8 2 (0.36%) C
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (12.48%) Degree
2 60 (10.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 45 (8.14%) PMP
4 43 (7.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 41 (7.41%) PMI Certification
6 18 (3.25%) APMP
7 12 (2.17%) Security Cleared
8 11 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.54%) ISEB
11 2 (0.36%) ACCA
12 1 (0.18%) CIMA
12 1 (0.18%) HND
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.81%) Solvency II
2 6 (1.08%) QA
3 4 (0.72%) FATCA
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) GxP
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 57 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.42%) SAP
3 25 (4.52%) Oracle
4 9 (1.63%) Google
5 8 (1.45%) Capita
6 7 (1.27%) Cisco
7 6 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.90%) FNZ
9 4 (0.72%) VMware
10 3 (0.54%) Citrix
10 3 (0.54%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.54%) Guidewire
10 3 (0.54%) Infor
10 3 (0.54%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.54%) Twitter
11 2 (0.36%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.36%) GFI Software
11 2 (0.36%) Hitachi
11 2 (0.36%) Informatica
11 2 (0.36%) Juniper
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