The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 204 186 191
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 13 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.51% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.54% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 11
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £33,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
IT 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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Project Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

IT Project Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

IT Project Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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
Birmingham -7 7 £55,000 +48.64%
Warwickshire +10 2 £47,500 +0.52%
Walsall - 2 £47,000 -
Solihull +4 1 - -
West Bromwich +3 1 £55,000 -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 40 (65.57%) Project Management
2 38 (62.30%) Finance
3 25 (40.98%) PRINCE2
4 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
6 10 (16.39%) Retail
7 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.11%) Banking
9 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
9 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
9 7 (11.48%) People Management
9 7 (11.48%) Back Office
9 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
9 7 (11.48%) MS Project
10 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
10 6 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (9.84%) Matrix Management
11 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (8.20%) CRM
11 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
11 5 (8.20%) MS Office
12 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
12 4 (6.56%) Legal
12 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (6.56%) ITIL
12 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
12 4 (6.56%) Web Development
13 3 (4.92%) Degree
13 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Project
2 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.20%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) WAN
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.64%) EDMS
General
1 38 (62.30%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Retail
3 8 (13.11%) Banking
4 7 (11.48%) Back Office
4 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.56%) Legal
6 2 (3.28%) Marketing
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.64%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) EPoS
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) Project Management
2 25 (40.98%) PRINCE2
3 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.48%) People Management
6 6 (9.84%) Matrix Management
7 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.20%) CRM
8 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
8 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.56%) ITIL
8 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.56%) Web Development
9 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.92%) Change Control
9 3 (4.92%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (4.92%) B2B
9 3 (4.92%) Change Management
9 3 (4.92%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) RedPrairie
2 1 (1.64%) Infor
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle
2 1 (1.64%) SAP
2 1 (1.64%) IBM