The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 31 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 5 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.23% 5.37% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 5.37% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Project Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 149 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 98.71% 100.00% 92.98%
Number of salaries quoted 123 140 95
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Wakefield

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) MS Project
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (62.50%) Firmware
3 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (62.50%) Electronics
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Planview
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (75.00%) MS Project
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
1 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Planview
2 1 (12.50%) VMware