The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 28 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 5 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.85% 10.91% 7.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 11.32% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 8
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +69.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £70,000 £33,850
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston 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
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 106 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 97.69% 96.36% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87 91 110
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Preston region.

Project Manager Salary Trend in Preston

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 12 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
6 3 (18.75%) Budget Control
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 2 (12.50%) MS Project
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) People Management
8 1 (6.25%) BYOD
8 1 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 1 (6.25%) WFM
8 1 (6.25%) Billing
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 1 (6.25%) APMP
8 1 (6.25%) Change Control

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) BYOD
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
5 3 (18.75%) Budget Control
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) People Management
7 1 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.25%) WFM
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) APMP
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Avaya
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix