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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 32 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 461 283 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.14% 4.06% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 4.27% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 389 230 248
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,150 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.36%
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
7099 6628 7427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.62% 95.07% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6090 5648 6527
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +13 254 £46,500 +3.33% 37
Cheshire +24 101 £45,000 - 11
Merseyside +38 52 £50,000 - 7
Lancashire +16 37 £37,500 -14.28% 8
Cumbria -1 6 - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 469 (58.33%) Project Management
2 395 (49.13%) PRINCE2
3 293 (36.44%) Finance
4 203 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (22.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 123 (15.30%) MS Project
7 108 (13.43%) Microsoft
8 95 (11.82%) MS Excel
9 88 (10.95%) Banking
10 87 (10.82%) Degree
11 81 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 77 (9.58%) Retail
13 70 (8.71%) ITIL
14 67 (8.33%) Scrum
15 66 (8.21%) Change Management
16 64 (7.96%) PRINCE
17 60 (7.46%) Telecoms
18 54 (6.72%) E-Commerce
18 54 (6.72%) QA
19 53 (6.59%) PMI Certification
20 52 (6.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 51 (6.34%) Mentoring
22 48 (5.97%) MS Office
23 45 (5.60%) Project Planning
24 42 (5.22%) Matrix Management
25 39 (4.85%) Waterfall
25 39 (4.85%) PMP
25 39 (4.85%) SharePoint
26 35 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
27 32 (3.98%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 39 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.12%) Lync
4 6 (0.75%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.50%) Drupal
5 4 (0.50%) WordPress
6 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.12%) CMS
7 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.12%) IIS
Applications
1 123 (15.30%) MS Project
2 95 (11.82%) MS Excel
3 48 (5.97%) MS Office
4 10 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.24%) Tridion
3 8 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.62%) CA Clarity
5 5 (0.62%) Magento
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.87%) SaaS
2 3 (0.37%) Office 365
3 2 (0.25%) GitHub
3 2 (0.25%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.36%) Intranet
2 10 (1.24%) LAN
3 9 (1.12%) WAN
3 9 (1.12%) Internet
4 7 (0.87%) Wireless
5 6 (0.75%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.50%) 4G
6 4 (0.50%) 3G
7 3 (0.37%) Firewall
7 3 (0.37%) 2G
7 3 (0.37%) Extranet
8 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.25%) VoIP
9 1 (0.12%) VPN
9 1 (0.12%) Broadband
9 1 (0.12%) VLAN
9 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.25%) DTS
9 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.12%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.12%) MS Access
9 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.12%) Big Data
9 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.62%) JIRA
2 2 (0.25%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 293 (36.44%) Finance
2 88 (10.95%) Banking
3 77 (9.58%) Retail
4 60 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.73%) Marketing
6 20 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.99%) Legal
8 14 (1.74%) Back Office
9 13 (1.62%) Games
10 10 (1.24%) Advertising
11 9 (1.12%) Automotive
11 9 (1.12%) Law
11 9 (1.12%) Billing
12 8 (1.00%) Publishing
13 5 (0.62%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Electronics
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.86%) .NET
2 7 (0.87%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.62%) Middleware
3 5 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.37%) Web Services
4 3 (0.37%) CSS
5 2 (0.25%) SOAP
5 2 (0.25%) XML
5 2 (0.25%) JSON
5 2 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.36%) PMI
3 16 (1.99%) Mobile App
4 15 (1.87%) FMCG
4 15 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.49%) NHS
6 10 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.24%) User Experience
7 8 (1.00%) GIS
8 6 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 6 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (0.75%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.50%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.37%) New Media
10 3 (0.37%) Social Media
11 2 (0.25%) Online Games
11 2 (0.25%) Informatics
11 2 (0.25%) DTV
11 2 (0.25%) EPoS
11 2 (0.25%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.99%) Windows
2 11 (1.37%) UNIX
3 8 (1.00%) Android
3 8 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.12%) Linux
6 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (58.33%) Project Management
2 395 (49.13%) PRINCE2
3 203 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (22.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (8.71%) ITIL
6 67 (8.33%) Scrum
7 66 (8.21%) Change Management
8 64 (7.96%) PRINCE
9 54 (6.72%) E-Commerce
10 51 (6.34%) Mentoring
11 45 (5.60%) Project Planning
12 42 (5.22%) Matrix Management
13 39 (4.85%) Waterfall
14 32 (3.98%) Business Analysis
15 30 (3.73%) Programme Management
16 27 (3.36%) CRM
17 26 (3.23%) Migration
17 26 (3.23%) Risk Management
17 26 (3.23%) Coaching
18 25 (3.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.48%) SQL
2 16 (1.99%) C
3 14 (1.74%) Java
4 10 (1.24%) C#
5 6 (0.75%) PHP
6 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.12%) C++
7 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 87 (10.82%) Degree
2 81 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 53 (6.59%) PMI Certification
4 52 (6.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 39 (4.85%) PMP
6 27 (3.36%) Security Cleared
7 23 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.62%) APMP
9 6 (0.75%) ISEB
10 5 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.25%) CCNP
11 2 (0.25%) CCNA
11 2 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.72%) QA
2 7 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.37%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.75%) Foglight
2 2 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.86%) SAP
3 23 (2.86%) Oracle
4 12 (1.49%) hybris
5 11 (1.37%) Citrix
6 10 (1.24%) Cisco
6 10 (1.24%) EPiServer
6 10 (1.24%) VMware
7 7 (0.87%) HP
8 6 (0.75%) NetApp
8 6 (0.75%) IBM
8 6 (0.75%) Imperva
9 5 (0.62%) 3PAR
9 5 (0.62%) Facebook
9 5 (0.62%) Fujitsu
9 5 (0.62%) CA
9 5 (0.62%) Hyperion
9 5 (0.62%) Dell
10 4 (0.50%) Avaya
11 3 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
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