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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 30 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 336 254 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.00% 4.71% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 4.94% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 290 192 227
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
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
5270 5142 5161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4397 4264 4397
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -1 109 £50,000 - 23
Coventry +14 76 £50,000 -10.71% 1
Staffordshire +19 32 £43,250 +8.12% 4
Warwickshire +4 28 £35,000 -21.34% 5
Solihull +6 13 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Wolverhampton +4 13 £43,750 +6.06% 3
Walsall +1 12 £47,500 +2.15% 3
Shropshire 0 11 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Worcestershire -1 7 £47,500 +0.52%
Herefordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £47,500 -
Dudley - 2 - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 466 (63.14%) Project Management
2 374 (50.68%) PRINCE2
3 246 (33.33%) Finance
4 195 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 179 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (15.04%) Retail
7 110 (14.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 73 (9.89%) Change Management
9 67 (9.08%) ERP
10 65 (8.81%) ITIL
10 65 (8.81%) Scrum
11 64 (8.67%) Data Centre
12 58 (7.86%) MS Project
12 58 (7.86%) SAP
13 55 (7.45%) Microsoft
13 55 (7.45%) Firewall
14 52 (7.05%) Project Planning
15 51 (6.91%) People Management
16 45 (6.10%) CRM
17 44 (5.96%) Risk Management
18 43 (5.83%) Business Analysis
18 43 (5.83%) Security Cleared
18 43 (5.83%) Degree
19 42 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 39 (5.28%) Software Delivery
21 38 (5.15%) SC Cleared
22 37 (5.01%) Service Delivery
22 37 (5.01%) PMI Certification
23 36 (4.88%) MS Excel
23 36 (4.88%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.95%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.68%) CMS
4 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.27%) Lync
5 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.27%) WordPress
5 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.14%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 58 (7.86%) MS Project
2 36 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.30%) MS Office
4 9 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.95%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.41%) Simulink
8 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (2.44%) SAP SD
1 18 (2.44%) SAP FI
1 18 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 18 (2.44%) SAP CO
1 18 (2.44%) SAP SCM
2 13 (1.76%) SAP ERP
3 9 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.95%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.54%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.41%) Movex
6 3 (0.41%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.27%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.14%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.14%) Primavera
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.54%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.45%) Firewall
2 33 (4.47%) WAN
3 32 (4.34%) SAN
4 16 (2.17%) LAN
5 12 (1.63%) Multicast
6 10 (1.36%) OSPF
6 10 (1.36%) BGP
7 9 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.81%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (0.54%) VoIP
9 4 (0.54%) MPLS
10 3 (0.41%) Internet
10 3 (0.41%) Network Security
11 2 (0.27%) NAS
11 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.27%) IPsec
11 2 (0.27%) IPv4
11 2 (0.27%) WebEx
12 1 (0.14%) Skype
12 1 (0.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.41%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.41%) QlikView
3 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.14%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.14%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.14%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 246 (33.33%) Finance
2 111 (15.04%) Retail
3 30 (4.07%) Banking
4 25 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.44%) Marketing
6 13 (1.76%) Legal
6 13 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.49%) Back Office
8 8 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.08%) Law
8 8 (1.08%) Military
9 6 (0.81%) Automotive
10 5 (0.68%) Publishing
10 5 (0.68%) Games
11 3 (0.41%) Billing
11 3 (0.41%) Electronics
11 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.30%) .NET
2 13 (1.76%) Middleware
3 9 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (0.81%) HTML
5 5 (0.68%) WPF
6 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (0.41%) EDI
6 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.27%) COM
7 2 (0.27%) jQuery
7 2 (0.27%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.14%) CSS
8 1 (0.14%) SOAP
8 1 (0.14%) XHTML
8 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.14%) Ajax
8 1 (0.14%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.67%) Data Centre
2 21 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (1.76%) PMI
4 10 (1.36%) EPoS
5 7 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 6 (0.81%) Chip and PIN
6 6 (0.81%) Smart Meter
7 5 (0.68%) FMCG
7 5 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.54%) User Experience
9 3 (0.41%) Data Conversion
9 3 (0.41%) Social Media
9 3 (0.41%) SCADA
9 3 (0.41%) NHS
10 2 (0.27%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.27%) IVR
10 2 (0.27%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.27%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.27%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.76%) Windows
2 11 (1.49%) Linux
3 8 (1.08%) UNIX
4 7 (0.95%) Solaris
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (63.14%) Project Management
2 374 (50.68%) PRINCE2
3 195 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 179 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (9.89%) Change Management
6 67 (9.08%) ERP
7 65 (8.81%) ITIL
7 65 (8.81%) Scrum
8 52 (7.05%) Project Planning
9 51 (6.91%) People Management
10 45 (6.10%) CRM
11 44 (5.96%) Risk Management
12 43 (5.83%) Business Analysis
13 39 (5.28%) Software Delivery
14 37 (5.01%) Service Delivery
15 36 (4.88%) Programme Management
15 36 (4.88%) SDLC
16 35 (4.74%) Waterfall
16 35 (4.74%) Portfolio Management
16 35 (4.74%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.66%) SQL
2 15 (2.03%) C#
3 6 (0.81%) Java
4 5 (0.68%) C
5 3 (0.41%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.27%) Lingo
6 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 110 (14.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 43 (5.83%) Degree
2 43 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 42 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 38 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 37 (5.01%) PMI Certification
6 30 (4.07%) PMP
7 10 (1.36%) CCNA
7 10 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.41%) APMP
10 2 (0.27%) CCNP
10 2 (0.27%) ISEB
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.44%) QA
2 7 (0.95%) SLA
3 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.14%) TickIT
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.68%) XenApp
3 5 (0.68%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.27%) vSphere
5 2 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.68%) SCCM
2 3 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 58 (7.86%) SAP
2 55 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.66%) VMware
4 24 (3.25%) Cisco
5 18 (2.44%) Oracle
6 16 (2.17%) Citrix
7 10 (1.36%) CheckPoint
8 6 (0.81%) BT
8 6 (0.81%) F5
9 5 (0.68%) Dell
9 5 (0.68%) Computacenter
10 4 (0.54%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.54%) Pegasus
10 4 (0.54%) HP
10 4 (0.54%) IBM
10 4 (0.54%) Cognos
11 3 (0.41%) Juniper
11 3 (0.41%) ATG
11 3 (0.41%) AppSense
11 3 (0.41%) hybris
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Life Cover
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £750000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 to £65 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus.
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £61500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago