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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 13 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.98% 4.86% 9.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.98% 5.00% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 8
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,400 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £65,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
82 140 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 100.00% 97.22% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72 129 71
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
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
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 6 March 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Preston

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 18 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (62.50%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 9 (37.50%) Change Management
5 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Retail
8 5 (20.83%) CRM
8 5 (20.83%) People Management
9 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (16.67%) PRINCE
9 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) MS Project
10 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 3 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (12.50%) Budget Control
11 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
11 2 (8.33%) Web Development
11 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
11 2 (8.33%) PHP
11 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
11 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.33%) PMI
11 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
11 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) MVC
11 2 (8.33%) Migration
11 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) PMI
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Change Management
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) People Management
5 5 (20.83%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) Budget Control
7 3 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Web Development
8 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
8 2 (8.33%) MVC
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Avaya
2 1 (4.17%) SAP