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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 25 30 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 392 337 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.74% 6.24% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.15% 6.60% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 332 277 186
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -4.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,079
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
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
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 -2 132 £55,000 - 22
Coventry +1 99 £50,000 -13.04% 9
Staffordshire +12 33 £48,250 +1.57% 2
Solihull +12 24 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Warwickshire -31 23 £32,500 -20.73% 12
Shropshire +7 19 £47,250 +5.00% 4
Wolverhampton +7 9 £41,250 -13.15% 5
Walsall +1 8 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Worcestershire -6 7 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Dudley - 7 £60,000 -
Herefordshire - 6 £50,000 - 2
West Bromwich +7 5 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Brierley Hill - 2 £47,500 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 417 (56.73%) Project Management
2 380 (51.70%) PRINCE2
3 243 (33.06%) Finance
4 198 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (21.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 111 (15.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 105 (14.29%) Retail
8 90 (12.24%) Data Centre
9 70 (9.52%) Firewall
10 69 (9.39%) ITIL
11 66 (8.98%) Project Planning
12 64 (8.71%) Change Management
13 63 (8.57%) Scrum
14 61 (8.30%) Waterfall
15 59 (8.03%) MS Project
16 56 (7.62%) Microsoft
16 56 (7.62%) Security Cleared
16 56 (7.62%) People Management
17 53 (7.21%) SC Cleared
18 52 (7.07%) ERP
19 44 (5.99%) Software Delivery
20 41 (5.58%) Agile Project Management
20 41 (5.58%) Banking
21 40 (5.44%) Degree
21 40 (5.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 39 (5.31%) MS Excel
23 38 (5.17%) DSDM
23 38 (5.17%) Business Analysis
24 37 (5.03%) SAP
24 37 (5.03%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.41%) CMS
4 3 (0.41%) Lync
5 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.27%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.14%) WordPress
6 1 (0.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 59 (8.03%) MS Project
2 39 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.18%) MS Office
4 10 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.41%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.27%) Simulink
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.63%) SAP SD
1 12 (1.63%) SAP FI
1 12 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 12 (1.63%) SAP CO
1 12 (1.63%) SAP SCM
2 6 (0.82%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.54%) Infor M3
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.54%) Movex
4 3 (0.41%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.27%) Retail-J
5 2 (0.27%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Finacle
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.41%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) Office 365
2 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.52%) Firewall
2 32 (4.35%) SAN
3 30 (4.08%) WAN
4 17 (2.31%) LAN
5 10 (1.36%) Multicast
6 8 (1.09%) OSPF
6 8 (1.09%) BGP
7 7 (0.95%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.68%) Internet
9 4 (0.54%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (0.54%) Network Security
9 4 (0.54%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.41%) VoIP
10 3 (0.41%) MPLS
11 2 (0.27%) IPv4
11 2 (0.27%) IPsec
11 2 (0.27%) NAS
11 2 (0.27%) WebEx
12 1 (0.14%) Skype
12 1 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.27%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.27%) QlikView
3 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.14%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.27%) JIRA
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 243 (33.06%) Finance
2 105 (14.29%) Retail
3 41 (5.58%) Banking
4 22 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 22 (2.99%) Marketing
5 18 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.77%) Back Office
7 9 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.95%) Law
9 6 (0.82%) Legal
9 6 (0.82%) Automotive
10 5 (0.68%) Military
11 4 (0.54%) Games
11 4 (0.54%) Electronics
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
12 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Local Government
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.31%) .NET
2 5 (0.68%) .NET Framework
3 4 (0.54%) Middleware
3 4 (0.54%) J2EE
4 3 (0.41%) EDI
4 3 (0.41%) Apache Flex
4 3 (0.41%) jQuery
5 2 (0.27%) MXML
5 2 (0.27%) WPF
5 2 (0.27%) HTML
5 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.27%) COM
6 1 (0.14%) CSS
6 1 (0.14%) SOAP
6 1 (0.14%) XML
6 1 (0.14%) XHTML
6 1 (0.14%) Ajax
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 90 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 22 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (1.90%) EPoS
4 12 (1.63%) PMI
5 8 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.95%) Chip and PIN
7 5 (0.68%) NHS
7 5 (0.68%) FMCG
7 5 (0.68%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.54%) User Experience
8 4 (0.54%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.27%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.27%) SCADA
9 2 (0.27%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.27%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.27%) Clustering
9 2 (0.27%) IVR
9 2 (0.27%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.77%) UNIX
2 10 (1.36%) Linux
3 8 (1.09%) Solaris
4 7 (0.95%) Windows
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (56.73%) Project Management
2 380 (51.70%) PRINCE2
3 198 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (21.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (9.39%) ITIL
6 66 (8.98%) Project Planning
7 64 (8.71%) Change Management
8 63 (8.57%) Scrum
9 61 (8.30%) Waterfall
10 56 (7.62%) People Management
11 52 (7.07%) ERP
12 44 (5.99%) Software Delivery
13 41 (5.58%) Agile Project Management
14 38 (5.17%) DSDM
14 38 (5.17%) Business Analysis
15 37 (5.03%) Service Delivery
15 37 (5.03%) SDLC
16 35 (4.76%) Risk Management
17 34 (4.63%) Logistics
18 33 (4.49%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 22 (2.99%) SQL
2 13 (1.77%) Java
3 11 (1.50%) C#
4 5 (0.68%) C
5 3 (0.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.27%) Lingo
6 2 (0.27%) VB
6 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (15.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 56 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 53 (7.21%) SC Cleared
4 40 (5.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 40 (5.44%) Degree
5 37 (5.03%) PMI Certification
6 31 (4.22%) PMP
7 8 (1.09%) CCNA
7 8 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.41%) ISEB
9 3 (0.41%) APMP
10 2 (0.27%) CCNP
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.04%) QA
2 6 (0.82%) SLA
2 6 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.14%) TickIT
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.54%) XenApp
3 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.27%) vSphere
5 2 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.03%) SAP
3 26 (3.54%) VMware
4 19 (2.59%) Cisco
5 14 (1.90%) Citrix
6 11 (1.50%) Oracle
7 8 (1.09%) CheckPoint
8 6 (0.82%) BT
8 6 (0.82%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.68%) Computacenter
9 5 (0.68%) F5
10 4 (0.54%) ATG
10 4 (0.54%) IBM
10 4 (0.54%) Dell
11 3 (0.41%) HP
11 3 (0.41%) Adobe
11 3 (0.41%) Intershop
11 3 (0.41%) Venda
11 3 (0.41%) Actinic
11 3 (0.41%) hybris
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + 15% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-70,000k + a brilliant package
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £400 - £480 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48250 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Car allowance etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago