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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 29 36 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 361 310 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.40% 6.12% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 6.33% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 306 259 147
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
5416 4900 4150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.08% 96.74% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4516 4265 3421
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,104
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +6 129 £50,000 -4.76% 19
Coventry +8 63 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire +13 48 £41,500 -12.63% 6
Warwickshire -5 37 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Solihull +7 17 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Walsall -3 9 £42,500 -11.45%
Shropshire +2 4 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Worcestershire -6 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Wolverhampton +3 2 £55,000 +41.02%
West Bromwich -13 2 £50,000 -14.52% 2
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 421 (63.60%) Project Management
2 289 (43.66%) PRINCE2
3 202 (30.51%) Finance
4 177 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (26.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (12.84%) Change Management
7 80 (12.08%) Retail
8 72 (10.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 56 (8.46%) Risk Management
9 56 (8.46%) ERP
10 55 (8.31%) Business Analysis
11 53 (8.01%) Data Centre
12 50 (7.55%) Presales
13 48 (7.25%) ITIL
14 46 (6.95%) SAP
14 46 (6.95%) Waterfall
15 45 (6.80%) Scrum
15 45 (6.80%) Degree
16 43 (6.50%) CRM
17 41 (6.19%) PRINCE
18 39 (5.89%) SaaS
19 38 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 37 (5.59%) Project Planning
21 36 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
22 35 (5.29%) Time Management
23 34 (5.14%) Microsoft
24 32 (4.83%) QA
25 29 (4.38%) Business Transformation
26 28 (4.23%) Document Management
27 27 (4.08%) PMI Certification

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.21%) CMS
3 7 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.60%) WordPress
5 2 (0.30%) Drupal
5 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.30%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.15%) Confluence
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 27 (4.08%) MS Project
2 23 (3.47%) MS Office
3 4 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.60%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.15%) Simulink
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.81%) SAP CO
1 12 (1.81%) SAP FI
1 12 (1.81%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.91%) SAP SCM
4 6 (0.91%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.45%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.30%) SAP hybris
6 2 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.30%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.15%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.15%) Primavera
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.89%) SaaS
2 15 (2.27%) Office 365
3 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.30%) AdWords
4 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.57%) Unified Communications
2 13 (1.96%) SAN
2 13 (1.96%) WAN
3 11 (1.66%) VoIP
4 8 (1.21%) GSM
4 8 (1.21%) PBX
4 8 (1.21%) Wireless
5 7 (1.06%) PABX
6 3 (0.45%) Broadband
6 3 (0.45%) HTTP
6 3 (0.45%) MPLS
7 2 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.30%) Firewall
7 2 (0.30%) LAN
8 1 (0.15%) 3G
8 1 (0.15%) 4G
8 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (0.30%) MySQL
3 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.15%) Big Data
4 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.15%) JIRA
General
1 202 (30.51%) Finance
2 80 (12.08%) Retail
3 23 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.32%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.42%) Banking
6 14 (2.11%) Marketing
7 9 (1.36%) Legal
7 9 (1.36%) Publishing
7 9 (1.36%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.06%) Back Office
9 6 (0.91%) Automotive
9 6 (0.91%) Billing
9 6 (0.91%) Military
10 5 (0.76%) Law
10 5 (0.76%) Local Government
11 2 (0.30%) French Language
11 2 (0.30%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.96%) Middleware
2 12 (1.81%) .NET
3 11 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.60%) WPF
5 2 (0.30%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.30%) Ajax
5 2 (0.30%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.30%) HTML
5 2 (0.30%) JSON
5 2 (0.30%) REST
5 2 (0.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.01%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.21%) Driving Licence
3 8 (1.21%) IVR
4 7 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.06%) PMI
5 6 (0.91%) e-Learning
5 6 (0.91%) EPoS
6 5 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 5 (0.76%) Credit Risk
6 5 (0.76%) NHS
7 3 (0.45%) Fintech
7 3 (0.45%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.45%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.30%) Life Science
8 2 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.15%) DTV
9 1 (0.15%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.15%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (2.57%) Windows
2 10 (1.51%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.21%) Linux
4 2 (0.30%) AIX
4 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (63.60%) Project Management
2 289 (43.66%) PRINCE2
3 177 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (26.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (12.84%) Change Management
6 56 (8.46%) ERP
6 56 (8.46%) Risk Management
7 55 (8.31%) Business Analysis
8 50 (7.55%) Presales
9 48 (7.25%) ITIL
10 46 (6.95%) Waterfall
11 45 (6.80%) Scrum
12 43 (6.50%) CRM
13 41 (6.19%) PRINCE
14 37 (5.59%) Project Planning
15 36 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (5.29%) Time Management
17 29 (4.38%) Business Transformation
18 28 (4.23%) Document Management
19 25 (3.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.27%) SQL
2 13 (1.96%) Java
3 9 (1.36%) C#
4 4 (0.60%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.30%) C
5 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.15%) ABAP
6 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (10.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 45 (6.80%) Degree
3 38 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 27 (4.08%) PMI Certification
5 23 (3.47%) PMP
6 11 (1.66%) APMP
7 10 (1.51%) ISEB
7 10 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.36%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.30%) CISSP
10 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.83%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.15%) XenApp
3 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) OpenView
1 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (6.95%) SAP
2 34 (5.14%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.93%) Oracle
4 21 (3.17%) VMware
5 17 (2.57%) ServiceNow
6 11 (1.66%) Remedy
7 9 (1.36%) Citrix
8 6 (0.91%) JD Edwards
8 6 (0.91%) Pegasus
9 5 (0.76%) Cisco
10 3 (0.45%) HP
10 3 (0.45%) IBM
10 3 (0.45%) Juniper
10 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.30%) Cognos
11 2 (0.30%) Google
11 2 (0.30%) hybris
11 2 (0.30%) Netezza
11 2 (0.30%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.15%) Pega
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £700000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 (with an exceptional package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Annapurna HR
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: bonus/excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest Group PLC
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + pension, flexible working
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Canal & River Trust
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Chemistry Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago