The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 32 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 306 176 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.99% 4.28% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.30% 4.52% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 255 139 200
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,465 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
4859 3890 4498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.09% 94.60% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4193 3173 3859
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 the West Midlands

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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 Project Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 122 £52,500 +16.66% 22
Coventry -6 45 £47,500 -17.39% 6
Staffordshire +7 32 £50,000 +21.21% 7
Warwickshire -4 26 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Solihull +10 16 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Shropshire -2 15 £55,000 +22.22%
Herefordshire -5 5 £36,465 +2.53%
Worcestershire -13 4 £40,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 £58,500 -
Willenhall - 2 £39,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £38,250 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 335 (54.12%) Project Management
2 315 (50.89%) PRINCE2
3 194 (31.34%) Finance
4 171 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 73 (11.79%) ITIL
8 72 (11.63%) Microsoft
9 67 (10.82%) Retail
10 63 (10.18%) Waterfall
11 51 (8.24%) Telecoms
11 51 (8.24%) PMI Certification
12 48 (7.75%) Project Planning
13 47 (7.59%) Banking
14 44 (7.11%) PRINCE
15 41 (6.62%) MS Project
16 39 (6.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 37 (5.98%) PMP
17 37 (5.98%) Scrum
18 36 (5.82%) E-Commerce
19 35 (5.65%) Degree
20 33 (5.33%) Change Management
20 33 (5.33%) Firewall
21 32 (5.17%) Security Cleared
22 30 (4.85%) SC Cleared
22 30 (4.85%) CRM
23 28 (4.52%) Resource Management
23 28 (4.52%) Matrix Management
24 27 (4.36%) ERP
24 27 (4.36%) People Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.48%) Lync
2 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.16%) CMS
4 1 (0.16%) IIS
4 1 (0.16%) Apache
4 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.16%) Node.js
4 1 (0.16%) TPMS
4 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (6.62%) MS Project
2 19 (3.07%) MS Office
2 19 (3.07%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.16%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.07%) SaaS
2 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.33%) Firewall
2 11 (1.78%) SAN
3 9 (1.45%) WAN
4 7 (1.13%) LAN
4 7 (1.13%) Internet
5 5 (0.81%) Wireless
6 4 (0.65%) Broadband
6 4 (0.65%) VPN
6 4 (0.65%) MPLS
6 4 (0.65%) Network Security
6 4 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.48%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.48%) Multicast
8 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.16%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.16%) 4G
9 1 (0.16%) DNS
9 1 (0.16%) 3G
9 1 (0.16%) PBX
9 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.81%) EDRMS
3 4 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.48%) MySQL
4 3 (0.48%) Big Data
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.32%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.16%) QlikView
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Maven
1 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.16%) Subversion
2 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 194 (31.34%) Finance
2 67 (10.82%) Retail
3 51 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 47 (7.59%) Banking
5 17 (2.75%) Marketing
6 16 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.29%) Automotive
8 7 (1.13%) Law
8 7 (1.13%) Legal
9 6 (0.97%) Billing
9 6 (0.97%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Back Office
12 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.32%) Electronics
13 2 (0.32%) Games
13 2 (0.32%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.39%) .NET
2 9 (1.45%) .NET Framework
3 8 (1.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 6 (0.97%) J2EE
5 4 (0.65%) XML
5 4 (0.65%) EDI
5 4 (0.65%) Middleware
6 3 (0.48%) HTML
6 3 (0.48%) WPF
6 3 (0.48%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.32%) JDBC
7 2 (0.32%) JSP
7 2 (0.32%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.32%) WCF
7 2 (0.32%) jQuery
8 1 (0.16%) RESTful
8 1 (0.16%) HTML5
8 1 (0.16%) CSS3
8 1 (0.16%) LAMP
8 1 (0.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (2.75%) PMI
2 13 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.13%) EPoS
3 7 (1.13%) NHS
4 5 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.65%) Clustering
5 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (0.65%) User Experience
6 3 (0.48%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.48%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.48%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.32%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.32%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.32%) CCTV
7 2 (0.32%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.32%) FMCG
8 1 (0.16%) Telematics
8 1 (0.16%) Informatics
8 1 (0.16%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.62%) UNIX
2 5 (0.81%) Windows
3 4 (0.65%) Solaris
4 3 (0.48%) Linux
5 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (54.12%) Project Management
2 315 (50.89%) PRINCE2
3 171 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (11.79%) ITIL
6 63 (10.18%) Waterfall
7 48 (7.75%) Project Planning
8 44 (7.11%) PRINCE
9 37 (5.98%) Scrum
10 36 (5.82%) E-Commerce
11 33 (5.33%) Change Management
12 30 (4.85%) CRM
13 28 (4.52%) Resource Management
13 28 (4.52%) Matrix Management
14 27 (4.36%) ERP
14 27 (4.36%) People Management
15 26 (4.20%) Supplier Management
16 23 (3.72%) Six Sigma
17 22 (3.55%) Programme Management
18 20 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.75%) Java
2 14 (2.26%) SQL
3 9 (1.45%) C#
4 6 (0.97%) VB
5 4 (0.65%) C
6 3 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 51 (8.24%) PMI Certification
3 39 (6.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 37 (5.98%) PMP
5 35 (5.65%) Degree
6 32 (5.17%) Security Cleared
7 30 (4.85%) SC Cleared
8 17 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.78%) APMP
11 8 (1.29%) MAPM
12 6 (0.97%) VCP4
13 2 (0.32%) MCSE
13 2 (0.32%) MCSA
13 2 (0.32%) ISEB
13 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.94%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) SLA
3 5 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.48%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.75%) Oracle
3 16 (2.58%) SAP
4 13 (2.10%) Cisco
5 9 (1.45%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.29%) VMware
6 8 (1.29%) F5
7 7 (1.13%) ION Trading
8 5 (0.81%) Citrix
9 4 (0.65%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.65%) Websense
9 4 (0.65%) Riverbed
9 4 (0.65%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.32%) RedPrairie
10 2 (0.32%) webMethods
10 2 (0.32%) Software AG
10 2 (0.32%) IBM
11 1 (0.16%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.16%) Misys
11 1 (0.16%) Temenos
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ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits package incl. bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £40,000 PA
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + On application
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + On application
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
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Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus
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