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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 15 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.58% 11.64% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.00% 12.41% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £31,200 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £70,000 £49,750
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
100 137 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 96.15% 93.84% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82 102 122
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Preston region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Preston

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 2 (12.50%) Budget Control
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) WFM
6 1 (6.25%) APMP
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Billing
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) PMI
6 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 2 (12.50%) Budget Control
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) WFM
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) APMP
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification