The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 49 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 228 368 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.83% 6.23% 6.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 6.46% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 191 313 250
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £36,465
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
4593 5695 4835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.29% 96.48% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3737 4718 4172
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -18 83 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Coventry +5 44 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Warwickshire +37 38 £47,500 - 4
Staffordshire -21 16 £50,000 +20.48%
Worcestershire +1 14 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Solihull -8 13 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Wolverhampton +10 4 £53,000 -3.63% 1
West Bromwich +9 3 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Walsall +5 2 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £40,000 - 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 308 (64.03%) Project Management
2 243 (50.52%) PRINCE2
3 156 (32.43%) Finance
4 141 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (24.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (13.51%) Scrum
7 63 (13.10%) Retail
8 62 (12.89%) ITIL
8 62 (12.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 51 (10.60%) Waterfall
10 47 (9.77%) Change Management
11 41 (8.52%) PMP
12 39 (8.11%) Line Management
13 38 (7.90%) SAP
14 37 (7.69%) Data Centre
15 36 (7.48%) Microsoft
16 34 (7.07%) Java
16 34 (7.07%) Degree
17 33 (6.86%) QA
17 33 (6.86%) PMI Certification
18 32 (6.65%) Matrix Organization
19 31 (6.44%) MS Project
20 30 (6.24%) CRM
20 30 (6.24%) SDLC
21 29 (6.03%) Mentoring
21 29 (6.03%) People Management
21 29 (6.03%) Software Delivery
21 29 (6.03%) Project Planning
22 28 (5.82%) Change Control
23 27 (5.61%) Risk Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
1 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.42%) CMS
3 1 (0.21%) Kentico
3 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (6.44%) MS Project
2 19 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.53%) MS Office
4 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.46%) SAP ERP
1 7 (1.46%) SAP R/3
2 6 (1.25%) SAP CAR
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.62%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.42%) BPCS
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.42%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.21%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.08%) SaaS
2 7 (1.46%) Office 365
3 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.49%) WAN
2 11 (2.29%) Internet
3 5 (1.04%) BGP
3 5 (1.04%) DAB
3 5 (1.04%) LAN
3 5 (1.04%) MPLS
3 5 (1.04%) Multicast
3 5 (1.04%) OSPF
3 5 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.62%) DNS
4 3 (0.62%) Firewall
4 3 (0.62%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.42%) DSL
5 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.42%) VPLS
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.25%) SAP HANA
2 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.62%) Riak
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.21%) Big Data
5 1 (0.21%) GIS
5 1 (0.21%) Power BI
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (4.57%) JIRA
2 8 (1.66%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 156 (32.43%) Finance
2 63 (13.10%) Retail
3 22 (4.57%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.74%) Banking
6 15 (3.12%) Marketing
7 10 (2.08%) Legal
8 7 (1.46%) Law
9 5 (1.04%) Advertising
9 5 (1.04%) Automotive
10 4 (0.83%) Billing
10 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.70%) Velocity
2 11 (2.29%) .NET
3 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.83%) HTML
3 4 (0.83%) jQuery
4 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.62%) CSS
4 3 (0.62%) HTML5
4 3 (0.62%) Middleware
4 3 (0.62%) Node.js
5 1 (0.21%) EDI
5 1 (0.21%) J2EE
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 13 (2.70%) EPoS
2 13 (2.70%) PMI
3 11 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.87%) Internet of Things
4 9 (1.87%) Smart Home
5 8 (1.66%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.46%) Digital TV
6 7 (1.46%) NHS
7 6 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.04%) iPad
8 5 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.42%) User Experience
11 1 (0.21%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.21%) Fintech
11 1 (0.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.66%) Linux
1 8 (1.66%) Windows
2 4 (0.83%) Unix
2 4 (0.83%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.62%) Solaris
4 2 (0.42%) Android
4 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (64.03%) Project Management
2 243 (50.52%) PRINCE2
3 141 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (24.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (13.51%) Scrum
6 62 (12.89%) ITIL
7 51 (10.60%) Waterfall
8 47 (9.77%) Change Management
9 39 (8.11%) Line Management
10 32 (6.65%) Matrix Organization
11 30 (6.24%) CRM
11 30 (6.24%) SDLC
12 29 (6.03%) Mentoring
12 29 (6.03%) People Management
12 29 (6.03%) Project Planning
12 29 (6.03%) Software Delivery
13 28 (5.82%) Change Control
14 27 (5.61%) Risk Management
15 26 (5.41%) ERP
16 22 (4.57%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.07%) Java
2 7 (1.46%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.25%) SQL
4 5 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.21%) X++
Qualifications
1 62 (12.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 41 (8.52%) PMP
3 34 (7.07%) Degree
4 33 (6.86%) PMI Certification
5 25 (5.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 18 (3.74%) APMP
7 15 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.29%) CCNA
8 11 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.66%) CCNP
10 3 (0.62%) ISEB
10 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (7.90%) SAP
2 36 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.37%) Oracle
4 15 (3.12%) Cisco
5 7 (1.46%) Computacenter
6 6 (1.25%) NetApp
6 6 (1.25%) Sage
6 6 (1.25%) VMware
7 4 (0.83%) Infor
7 4 (0.83%) JD Edwards
7 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.83%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.62%) ATG
8 3 (0.62%) Epicor
8 3 (0.62%) F5
9 2 (0.42%) Adobe
9 2 (0.42%) hybris
9 2 (0.42%) IBM
9 2 (0.42%) IFS
10 1 (0.21%) Tableau
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, retail discounts, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car/Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000 + a lucrative package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + up to 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus bonus and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Salary: £35500 - £48500 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Inc Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Pension Scheme, Healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Shropshire
Prospectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago