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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 33 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 319 239 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.82% 4.80% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 5.05% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 266 208 204
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,700 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5230 4731 4579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.00% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4639 3998 4018
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
(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 0 143 £55,000 +25.00% 18
Coventry -3 44 £51,000 -7.27% 3
Warwickshire +3 25 £50,000 +19.04% 3
Solihull -2 25 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Staffordshire +12 19 £43,750 -18.60% 6
Worcestershire +20 10 £50,000 +47.05% 1
Shropshire +6 8 £48,500 +61.66%
Wolverhampton +1 7 £39,500 - 2
Walsall 0 7 £48,000 +54.83%
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Wednesbury - 2 £31,500 -
Willenhall - 2 £39,000 - 1
Dudley -6 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Kingswinford - 1 £45,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 326 (55.35%) Project Management
2 273 (46.35%) PRINCE2
3 186 (31.58%) Finance
4 143 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 89 (15.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 64 (10.87%) Retail
8 61 (10.36%) Microsoft
9 54 (9.17%) ITIL
10 51 (8.66%) Telecoms
11 47 (7.98%) PRINCE
12 46 (7.81%) Banking
13 41 (6.96%) PMI Certification
13 41 (6.96%) ERP
14 38 (6.45%) Scrum
14 38 (6.45%) Waterfall
15 36 (6.11%) MS Project
16 35 (5.94%) Project Planning
17 34 (5.77%) Oracle
18 32 (5.43%) Security Cleared
19 31 (5.26%) Degree
20 30 (5.09%) CRM
21 29 (4.92%) PMP
22 28 (4.75%) SC Cleared
22 28 (4.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 28 (4.75%) E-Commerce
23 27 (4.58%) Manufacturing
23 27 (4.58%) Change Management
24 25 (4.24%) Six Sigma
25 24 (4.07%) Matrix Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (1.02%) CMS
2 3 (0.51%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.34%) TPMS
3 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.17%) IIS
4 1 (0.17%) Apache
4 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.17%) nginx
4 1 (0.17%) Lync
4 1 (0.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 36 (6.11%) MS Project
2 11 (1.87%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.70%) MS Office
4 5 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (2.55%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.34%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.34%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.34%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.74%) SaaS
2 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.72%) Firewall
2 9 (1.53%) Internet
2 9 (1.53%) WAN
3 6 (1.02%) LAN
4 5 (0.85%) Wireless
4 5 (0.85%) Multicast
5 4 (0.68%) SAN
5 4 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.68%) MPLS
5 4 (0.68%) Broadband
5 4 (0.68%) VPN
6 3 (0.51%) Network Security
7 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) PBX
8 1 (0.17%) VoIP
8 1 (0.17%) DHCP
8 1 (0.17%) HTTP
8 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.85%) SQL Server
1 5 (0.85%) EDRMS
2 3 (0.51%) Big Data
2 3 (0.51%) MySQL
2 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
3 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.17%) QlikView
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Maven
2 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 186 (31.58%) Finance
2 64 (10.87%) Retail
3 51 (8.66%) Telecoms
4 46 (7.81%) Banking
5 27 (4.58%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.55%) Marketing
7 11 (1.87%) Legal
8 10 (1.70%) Automotive
9 7 (1.19%) Law
10 6 (1.02%) Billing
11 5 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.68%) Advertising
12 4 (0.68%) Games
12 4 (0.68%) Electronics
12 4 (0.68%) German Language
13 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.34%) Back Office
15 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.40%) .NET
2 7 (1.19%) J2EE
3 6 (1.02%) .NET Framework
4 5 (0.85%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.85%) HTML
5 4 (0.68%) EDI
5 4 (0.68%) Middleware
5 4 (0.68%) WPF
6 3 (0.51%) jQuery
6 3 (0.51%) XML
6 3 (0.51%) CSS
6 3 (0.51%) HTML5
6 3 (0.51%) CSS3
7 2 (0.34%) Sass
7 2 (0.34%) LESS
7 2 (0.34%) JDBC
7 2 (0.34%) JSP
7 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.34%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (2.89%) PMI
2 15 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.21%) NHS
5 11 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.36%) User Experience
7 5 (0.85%) Smart Meter
7 5 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.51%) Social Media
8 3 (0.51%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.51%) EPoS
9 2 (0.34%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.34%) DTV
9 2 (0.34%) FMCG
9 2 (0.34%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.34%) Clustering
9 2 (0.34%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.17%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.70%) UNIX
2 7 (1.19%) Windows
3 6 (1.02%) Linux
4 5 (0.85%) Solaris
5 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (55.35%) Project Management
2 273 (46.35%) PRINCE2
3 143 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (9.17%) ITIL
6 47 (7.98%) PRINCE
7 41 (6.96%) ERP
8 38 (6.45%) Scrum
8 38 (6.45%) Waterfall
9 35 (5.94%) Project Planning
10 30 (5.09%) CRM
11 28 (4.75%) E-Commerce
12 27 (4.58%) Change Management
13 25 (4.24%) Six Sigma
14 24 (4.07%) Matrix Management
15 23 (3.90%) Migration
16 22 (3.74%) Programme Management
16 22 (3.74%) People Management
17 21 (3.57%) Resource Management
18 19 (3.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.57%) Java
2 15 (2.55%) SQL
3 9 (1.53%) C#
4 4 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.68%) VB
5 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.34%) C++
5 2 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 89 (15.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 41 (6.96%) PMI Certification
3 32 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 31 (5.26%) Degree
5 29 (4.92%) PMP
6 28 (4.75%) SC Cleared
6 28 (4.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.87%) APMP
9 9 (1.53%) MAPM
10 6 (1.02%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.34%) HNC
11 2 (0.34%) MCSE
11 2 (0.34%) MCSA
11 2 (0.34%) CCNP
11 2 (0.34%) CCNA
12 1 (0.17%) ISEB
12 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.89%) QA
2 9 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.02%) SLA
4 6 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.02%) COSO
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.77%) Oracle
3 21 (3.57%) SAP
3 21 (3.57%) Cisco
4 16 (2.72%) CheckPoint
5 13 (2.21%) F5
6 6 (1.02%) ION Trading
7 4 (0.68%) Riverbed
7 4 (0.68%) SolarWinds
7 4 (0.68%) Websense
7 4 (0.68%) Citrix
8 3 (0.51%) IBM
8 3 (0.51%) VMware
8 3 (0.51%) webMethods
9 2 (0.34%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.34%) RedPrairie
9 2 (0.34%) Adobe
9 2 (0.34%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.34%) Sage
9 2 (0.34%) Software AG
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Leading, AX End User
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Leading, AX End User, Strong Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
npower
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Willenhall
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago