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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 30 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 317 185 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.43% 4.18% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.72% 4.42% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 269 158 209
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
4719 4181 4600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.78% 94.53% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4152 3477 4005
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +6 129 £52,500 +16.66% 16
Coventry +7 46 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Staffordshire +21 31 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Warwickshire -5 22 £50,000 - 2
Solihull +21 20 £41,500 -18.62% 6
Shropshire 0 10 £53,250 +18.33% 1
Worcestershire +12 7 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Wolverhampton - 6 £39,000 - 2
Walsall -4 4 £48,500 +56.45%
Herefordshire -1 3 - -
West Bromwich - 3 £58,500 -
Willenhall - 3 £39,000 - 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 349 (56.84%) Project Management
2 304 (49.51%) PRINCE2
3 191 (31.11%) Finance
4 166 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (14.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 73 (11.89%) Microsoft
8 67 (10.91%) ITIL
9 66 (10.75%) Retail
10 56 (9.12%) Waterfall
11 49 (7.98%) Telecoms
11 49 (7.98%) PMI Certification
12 46 (7.49%) PRINCE
13 43 (7.00%) Banking
13 43 (7.00%) Project Planning
14 41 (6.68%) MS Project
15 39 (6.35%) Scrum
16 37 (6.03%) Degree
16 37 (6.03%) PMP
17 35 (5.70%) E-Commerce
17 35 (5.70%) ERP
17 35 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 33 (5.37%) CRM
19 32 (5.21%) Security Cleared
20 31 (5.05%) Change Management
21 29 (4.72%) SC Cleared
22 28 (4.56%) Matrix Management
23 27 (4.40%) Supplier Management
24 25 (4.07%) Six Sigma
24 25 (4.07%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (0.65%) CMS
2 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.49%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.33%) TPMS
3 2 (0.33%) Lync
3 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.16%) Node.js
4 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.16%) nginx
4 1 (0.16%) IIS
4 1 (0.16%) Apache
4 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (6.68%) MS Project
2 16 (2.61%) MS Office
3 15 (2.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.16%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.26%) SaaS
2 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.58%) Firewall
2 7 (1.14%) WAN
2 7 (1.14%) SAN
3 6 (0.98%) Internet
4 5 (0.81%) LAN
4 5 (0.81%) Wireless
5 4 (0.65%) Broadband
5 4 (0.65%) MPLS
5 4 (0.65%) VPN
5 4 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.49%) Multicast
6 3 (0.49%) Network Security
7 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.16%) 4G
8 1 (0.16%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.16%) 2G
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) 3G
8 1 (0.16%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.81%) EDRMS
3 4 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.49%) MySQL
4 3 (0.49%) Big Data
4 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.33%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.33%) Maven
2 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 191 (31.11%) Finance
2 66 (10.75%) Retail
3 49 (7.98%) Telecoms
4 43 (7.00%) Banking
5 18 (2.93%) Marketing
6 17 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.47%) Automotive
7 9 (1.47%) Law
7 9 (1.47%) Legal
8 8 (1.30%) Billing
9 6 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.81%) Games
11 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.49%) Back Office
13 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.75%) .NET
2 9 (1.47%) .NET Framework
3 8 (1.30%) J2EE
4 6 (0.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (0.81%) HTML
5 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.65%) XML
6 4 (0.65%) EDI
6 4 (0.65%) Middleware
6 4 (0.65%) WPF
7 3 (0.49%) jQuery
7 3 (0.49%) CSS
7 3 (0.49%) HTML5
7 3 (0.49%) CSS3
8 2 (0.33%) Sass
8 2 (0.33%) LESS
8 2 (0.33%) JDBC
8 2 (0.33%) JSP
8 2 (0.33%) Spring MVC
8 2 (0.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (2.93%) PMI
2 16 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (1.47%) NHS
4 8 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.14%) EPoS
5 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.65%) Smart Meter
6 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.49%) User Experience
7 3 (0.49%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.33%) FMCG
8 2 (0.33%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.33%) Clustering
8 2 (0.33%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.33%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.16%) DTV
9 1 (0.16%) GIS
9 1 (0.16%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.47%) UNIX
2 5 (0.81%) Windows
3 3 (0.49%) Solaris
3 3 (0.49%) Linux
4 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (56.84%) Project Management
2 304 (49.51%) PRINCE2
3 166 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (10.91%) ITIL
6 56 (9.12%) Waterfall
7 46 (7.49%) PRINCE
8 43 (7.00%) Project Planning
9 39 (6.35%) Scrum
10 35 (5.70%) E-Commerce
10 35 (5.70%) ERP
11 33 (5.37%) CRM
12 31 (5.05%) Change Management
13 28 (4.56%) Matrix Management
14 27 (4.40%) Supplier Management
15 25 (4.07%) Six Sigma
16 24 (3.91%) Resource Management
17 23 (3.75%) Programme Management
17 23 (3.75%) People Management
18 20 (3.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.93%) Java
2 16 (2.61%) SQL
3 12 (1.95%) C#
4 7 (1.14%) VB
5 4 (0.65%) C
5 4 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (14.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 49 (7.98%) PMI Certification
3 37 (6.03%) Degree
3 37 (6.03%) PMP
4 35 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 32 (5.21%) Security Cleared
6 29 (4.72%) SC Cleared
7 18 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.79%) APMP
10 9 (1.47%) MAPM
11 6 (0.98%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.33%) MCSE
12 2 (0.33%) MCSA
12 2 (0.33%) ISEB
13 1 (0.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.77%) QA
2 8 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.14%) SLA
4 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.49%) COSO
6 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.07%) Oracle
3 19 (3.09%) SAP
4 12 (1.95%) Cisco
5 9 (1.47%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.30%) F5
7 7 (1.14%) ION Trading
8 6 (0.98%) VMware
9 4 (0.65%) Websense
9 4 (0.65%) Citrix
9 4 (0.65%) Riverbed
9 4 (0.65%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.49%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.33%) Adobe
11 2 (0.33%) webMethods
11 2 (0.33%) Software AG
11 2 (0.33%) IBM
11 2 (0.33%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.16%) Pega
12 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
West Midlands
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £39000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Jumar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £43000 Per Annum + bonus and company car
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PMC retail
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Basic + Car / Car Allowa
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £6k Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago