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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 32 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 355 298 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.06% 5.52% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.51% 5.82% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 298 236 203
Average salary £50,000 £47,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.71% -4.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £34,940
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,750
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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 31 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 31 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
(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 0 128 £54,000 - 17
Coventry -2 83 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Staffordshire +24 35 £43,500 -3.33% 4
Warwickshire -17 26 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Solihull +16 18 £46,000 +2.22% 4
Shropshire 0 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Walsall -4 10 £45,000 -2.17%
Wolverhampton -1 9 £37,500 -21.05%
Herefordshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
Worcestershire -4 5 £47,500 +6.74% 1
Dudley - 3 £52,500 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £47,500 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 436 (58.68%) Project Management
2 388 (52.22%) PRINCE2
3 239 (32.17%) Finance
4 185 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
5 180 (24.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 117 (15.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 108 (14.54%) Retail
8 74 (9.96%) Data Centre
9 70 (9.42%) Change Management
9 70 (9.42%) ITIL
10 67 (9.02%) Scrum
10 67 (9.02%) Firewall
11 61 (8.21%) Project Planning
12 59 (7.94%) Microsoft
13 58 (7.81%) People Management
14 56 (7.54%) ERP
14 56 (7.54%) MS Project
15 51 (6.86%) Security Cleared
16 47 (6.33%) Software Delivery
17 46 (6.19%) SC Cleared
17 46 (6.19%) Waterfall
18 44 (5.92%) SAP
19 42 (5.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 41 (5.52%) Agile Project Management
21 40 (5.38%) MS Excel
21 40 (5.38%) CRM
22 39 (5.25%) Degree
22 39 (5.25%) Banking
23 38 (5.11%) Business Analysis
23 38 (5.11%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.62%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.40%) CMS
4 3 (0.40%) Lync
5 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.27%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.13%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.13%) WordPress
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 56 (7.54%) MS Project
2 40 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.29%) MS Office
4 12 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.67%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.40%) Simulink
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.02%) SAP SD
1 15 (2.02%) SAP FI
1 15 (2.02%) SAP FI/CO
1 15 (2.02%) SAP CO
1 15 (2.02%) SAP SCM
2 10 (1.35%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.54%) Movex
4 4 (0.54%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.54%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Finacle
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.02%) Firewall
2 35 (4.71%) WAN
3 34 (4.58%) SAN
4 18 (2.42%) LAN
5 12 (1.62%) Multicast
6 10 (1.35%) OSPF
6 10 (1.35%) BGP
7 9 (1.21%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.81%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (0.67%) Internet
10 4 (0.54%) MPLS
10 4 (0.54%) Network Security
11 3 (0.40%) VoIP
11 3 (0.40%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.27%) WebEx
12 2 (0.27%) IPv4
12 2 (0.27%) NAS
12 2 (0.27%) IPsec
13 1 (0.13%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.40%) QlikView
4 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.13%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.13%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 239 (32.17%) Finance
2 108 (14.54%) Retail
3 39 (5.25%) Banking
4 24 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.56%) Marketing
6 16 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.48%) Back Office
7 11 (1.48%) Legal
8 8 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.08%) Law
9 6 (0.81%) Military
10 5 (0.67%) Games
10 5 (0.67%) Automotive
11 4 (0.54%) Electronics
11 4 (0.54%) Publishing
12 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.29%) .NET
2 6 (0.81%) HTML
3 5 (0.67%) WPF
4 4 (0.54%) Middleware
5 3 (0.40%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.40%) Apache Flex
5 3 (0.40%) jQuery
5 3 (0.40%) EDI
6 2 (0.27%) COM
6 2 (0.27%) MXML
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.13%) HTML5
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.13%) CSS
7 1 (0.13%) SOAP
7 1 (0.13%) XHTML
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.96%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (1.35%) PMI
3 10 (1.35%) EPoS
4 7 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 7 (0.94%) Smart Meter
5 6 (0.81%) Chip and PIN
6 5 (0.67%) NHS
6 5 (0.67%) FMCG
6 5 (0.67%) User Experience
7 4 (0.54%) Data Conversion
7 4 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.40%) IVR
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%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.35%) Windows
1 10 (1.35%) Linux
2 9 (1.21%) UNIX
3 8 (1.08%) Solaris
4 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (58.68%) Project Management
2 388 (52.22%) PRINCE2
3 185 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (24.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (9.42%) Change Management
5 70 (9.42%) ITIL
6 67 (9.02%) Scrum
7 61 (8.21%) Project Planning
8 58 (7.81%) People Management
9 56 (7.54%) ERP
10 47 (6.33%) Software Delivery
11 46 (6.19%) Waterfall
12 41 (5.52%) Agile Project Management
13 40 (5.38%) CRM
14 38 (5.11%) Service Delivery
14 38 (5.11%) Business Analysis
15 37 (4.98%) SDLC
16 36 (4.85%) DSDM
17 35 (4.71%) Risk Management
18 34 (4.58%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.23%) SQL
2 14 (1.88%) C#
3 12 (1.62%) Java
4 5 (0.67%) C
5 3 (0.40%) MATLAB
5 3 (0.40%) Objective-C
5 3 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.27%) Lingo
7 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (15.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 51 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 46 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 42 (5.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 39 (5.25%) Degree
6 33 (4.44%) PMI Certification
7 27 (3.63%) PMP
8 10 (1.35%) CCNA
8 10 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.27%) CCNP
10 2 (0.27%) ISEB
10 2 (0.27%) APMP
11 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.29%) QA
2 7 (0.94%) SLA
3 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.13%) TickIT
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.67%) XenApp
3 5 (0.67%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.27%) vSphere
5 2 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.67%) SCCM
2 3 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 59 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.92%) SAP
3 28 (3.77%) VMware
4 25 (3.36%) Cisco
5 16 (2.15%) Citrix
6 9 (1.21%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.08%) Oracle
8 7 (0.94%) BT
9 6 (0.81%) F5
10 5 (0.67%) Dell
10 5 (0.67%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.67%) Computacenter
11 4 (0.54%) ATG
11 4 (0.54%) IBM
11 4 (0.54%) Cognos
12 3 (0.40%) Adobe
12 3 (0.40%) HP
12 3 (0.40%) AppSense
12 3 (0.40%) Intershop
12 3 (0.40%) Venda
West Midlands
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 to £65 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
Phoenix Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
HS2
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37846.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 11 days ago