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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 41 30 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 298 308 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.18% 5.86% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 6.13% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 249 256 177
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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
5480 5026 4532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.34% 95.70% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 4293 3874
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,575 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -4 143 £50,000 +14.94% 18
Coventry +2 38 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Warwickshire -10 25 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Solihull -9 21 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Staffordshire -16 15 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Shropshire +9 11 £48,000 +60.00%
Walsall +5 8 £45,000 +39.75%
Worcestershire -1 6 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Wolverhampton -6 3 £48,750 -9.30% 1
Stourbridge +2 1 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £45,000 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 320 (52.81%) Project Management
2 269 (44.39%) PRINCE2
3 194 (32.01%) Finance
4 150 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (19.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 97 (16.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 76 (12.54%) Retail
8 59 (9.74%) Microsoft
9 56 (9.24%) ERP
10 50 (8.25%) CRM
11 48 (7.92%) PRINCE
12 47 (7.76%) Scrum
12 47 (7.76%) ITIL
12 47 (7.76%) Waterfall
13 46 (7.59%) MS Project
14 43 (7.10%) Degree
15 41 (6.77%) Oracle
16 40 (6.60%) Telecoms
17 38 (6.27%) Security Cleared
18 37 (6.11%) Banking
19 33 (5.45%) Change Management
19 33 (5.45%) SC Cleared
20 32 (5.28%) Manufacturing
21 30 (4.95%) Project Planning
21 30 (4.95%) QA
21 30 (4.95%) People Management
22 29 (4.79%) Matrix Management
23 27 (4.46%) E-Commerce
23 27 (4.46%) Business Analysis
24 26 (4.29%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (1.16%) CMS
2 5 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
3 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.33%) TPMS
4 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.17%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) Apache
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.17%) nginx
5 1 (0.17%) Lync
5 1 (0.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 46 (7.59%) MS Project
2 11 (1.82%) MS Office
3 10 (1.65%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.33%) InDesign
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (3.63%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.97%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.33%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.33%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (0.99%) SaaS
1 6 (0.99%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.98%) WAN
1 12 (1.98%) Firewall
2 7 (1.16%) Internet
3 6 (0.99%) LAN
4 5 (0.83%) SAN
5 4 (0.66%) Multicast
6 3 (0.50%) Network Security
6 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.17%) VoIP
7 1 (0.17%) DHCP
7 1 (0.17%) HTTP
7 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.83%) EDRMS
3 2 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.17%) MySQL
4 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Subversion
2 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 194 (32.01%) Finance
2 76 (12.54%) Retail
3 40 (6.60%) Telecoms
4 37 (6.11%) Banking
5 32 (5.28%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.47%) Automotive
7 18 (2.97%) Marketing
8 11 (1.82%) Legal
9 8 (1.32%) Back Office
9 8 (1.32%) German Language
10 5 (0.83%) Advertising
10 5 (0.83%) Billing
10 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Games
11 4 (0.66%) Electronics
12 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.50%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.47%) .NET
2 8 (1.32%) J2EE
3 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.66%) WPF
5 3 (0.50%) Silverlight
5 3 (0.50%) jQuery
5 3 (0.50%) HTML5
5 3 (0.50%) CSS3
5 3 (0.50%) CSS
5 3 (0.50%) XML
5 3 (0.50%) HTML
5 3 (0.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.50%) WCF
6 2 (0.33%) WinForms
6 2 (0.33%) Middleware
6 2 (0.33%) Sass
6 2 (0.33%) LESS
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.17%) RESTful
7 1 (0.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.31%) User Experience
5 12 (1.98%) NHS
6 8 (1.32%) PMI
7 5 (0.83%) Smart Meter
7 5 (0.83%) Social Media
8 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.33%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.33%) EPoS
9 2 (0.33%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.33%) Clustering
9 2 (0.33%) Tandem
10 1 (0.17%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.17%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.17%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.65%) Windows
2 8 (1.32%) UNIX
3 6 (0.99%) Windows 7
3 6 (0.99%) Linux
4 4 (0.66%) Solaris
5 3 (0.50%) Android
6 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.17%) VMS
7 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (52.81%) Project Management
2 269 (44.39%) PRINCE2
3 150 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (19.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (9.24%) ERP
6 50 (8.25%) CRM
7 48 (7.92%) PRINCE
8 47 (7.76%) Scrum
8 47 (7.76%) ITIL
8 47 (7.76%) Waterfall
9 33 (5.45%) Change Management
10 30 (4.95%) Project Planning
10 30 (4.95%) People Management
11 29 (4.79%) Matrix Management
12 27 (4.46%) Business Analysis
12 27 (4.46%) E-Commerce
13 26 (4.29%) Migration
14 23 (3.80%) Six Sigma
15 21 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (3.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.63%) Java
2 13 (2.15%) SQL
3 12 (1.98%) C#
4 5 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.33%) C++
5 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.17%) VB
6 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (16.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 43 (7.10%) Degree
3 38 (6.27%) Security Cleared
4 33 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.97%) PMI Certification
6 16 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (2.31%) PMP
8 13 (2.15%) APMP
9 12 (1.98%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.83%) MAPM
13 3 (0.50%) HNC
14 2 (0.33%) CCNP
14 2 (0.33%) CCNA
14 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.17%) ISEB
15 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.95%) QA
2 8 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.99%) COSO
4 6 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.33%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 59 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.77%) Oracle
3 21 (3.47%) SAP
4 17 (2.81%) Cisco
5 11 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.32%) F5
7 7 (1.16%) Citrix
8 5 (0.83%) VMware
8 5 (0.83%) Fujitsu
9 4 (0.66%) Adobe
10 3 (0.50%) IBM
10 3 (0.50%) hybris
11 2 (0.33%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.33%) Juniper
11 2 (0.33%) Genesys
11 2 (0.33%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.33%) NetApp
11 2 (0.33%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.33%) Sage
11 2 (0.33%) ATG
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits package incl. bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+ben
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £31500 - £34000 per annum + Superb Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Conspicuous
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £15 to £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago