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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 46 33 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 264 303 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.76% 5.56% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 5.85% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 202 248 159
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 £35,225 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.04%
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
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -1 130 £50,000 +17.64% 24
Coventry -15 28 £55,000 +12.24% 5
Warwickshire -16 23 £50,000 - 4
Staffordshire -24 16 £45,000 -14.28% 5
Walsall +8 11 £46,000 +33.72% 2
Solihull -11 9 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Shropshire - 9 £47,500 - 2
Worcestershire -5 7 £50,000 +26.58%
Wolverhampton -2 2 £50,000 +14.28%
West Bromwich +3 1 £55,000 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 311 (50.16%) Project Management
2 254 (40.97%) PRINCE2
3 201 (32.42%) Finance
4 139 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (19.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 97 (15.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 84 (13.55%) Retail
8 61 (9.84%) Microsoft
9 58 (9.35%) ERP
10 53 (8.55%) Scrum
11 49 (7.90%) MS Project
11 49 (7.90%) CRM
12 45 (7.26%) PRINCE
13 41 (6.61%) ITIL
13 41 (6.61%) Degree
13 41 (6.61%) Security Cleared
14 40 (6.45%) Waterfall
15 39 (6.29%) Banking
16 38 (6.13%) Oracle
17 37 (5.97%) Business Analysis
17 37 (5.97%) SC Cleared
17 37 (5.97%) QA
18 35 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
19 33 (5.32%) Matrix Management
20 32 (5.16%) People Management
20 32 (5.16%) Change Management
21 31 (5.00%) E-Commerce
22 29 (4.68%) Java
22 29 (4.68%) Telecoms
22 29 (4.68%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (0.97%) CMS
2 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
3 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.32%) TPMS
5 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (7.90%) MS Project
2 20 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.74%) MS Office
4 10 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.90%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.32%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.32%) Maximo
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.16%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.77%) SaaS
2 6 (0.97%) Basecamp
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.77%) WAN
2 9 (1.45%) Firewall
3 6 (0.97%) SAN
4 5 (0.81%) Internet
5 4 (0.65%) LAN
6 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.32%) Multicast
7 2 (0.32%) Network Security
8 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.16%) NAS
8 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.16%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 201 (32.42%) Finance
2 84 (13.55%) Retail
3 39 (6.29%) Banking
4 29 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.52%) Manufacturing
6 24 (3.87%) Marketing
7 21 (3.39%) Automotive
8 11 (1.77%) German Language
8 11 (1.77%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.77%) Back Office
9 10 (1.61%) Legal
10 5 (0.81%) Law
10 5 (0.81%) Advertising
11 4 (0.65%) Electronics
12 3 (0.48%) Billing
12 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.48%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.55%) .NET
2 9 (1.45%) J2EE
3 6 (0.97%) WPF
4 5 (0.81%) Silverlight
4 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.48%) WCF
5 3 (0.48%) XML
6 2 (0.32%) Middleware
6 2 (0.32%) CSS
6 2 (0.32%) HTML
6 2 (0.32%) WinForms
6 2 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.32%) Sass
6 2 (0.32%) LESS
6 2 (0.32%) CSS3
6 2 (0.32%) HTML5
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.32%) jQuery
7 1 (0.16%) EDI
7 1 (0.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.10%) User Experience
4 13 (2.10%) NHS
5 9 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.45%) PMI
6 5 (0.81%) Smart Meter
6 5 (0.81%) Social Media
7 4 (0.65%) EPoS
8 2 (0.32%) DTV
8 2 (0.32%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.32%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.16%) Informatics
9 1 (0.16%) Tandem
9 1 (0.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.61%) Windows
2 7 (1.13%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.81%) UNIX
4 4 (0.65%) Linux
5 3 (0.48%) Android
6 2 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (50.16%) Project Management
2 254 (40.97%) PRINCE2
3 139 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (19.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (9.35%) ERP
6 53 (8.55%) Scrum
7 49 (7.90%) CRM
8 45 (7.26%) PRINCE
9 41 (6.61%) ITIL
10 40 (6.45%) Waterfall
11 37 (5.97%) Business Analysis
12 35 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (5.32%) Matrix Management
14 32 (5.16%) People Management
14 32 (5.16%) Change Management
15 31 (5.00%) E-Commerce
16 27 (4.35%) Migration
17 25 (4.03%) Project Planning
18 21 (3.39%) OO
18 21 (3.39%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.68%) Java
2 12 (1.94%) C#
3 11 (1.77%) SQL
4 5 (0.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.65%) C++
6 1 (0.16%) VB
6 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 97 (15.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 41 (6.61%) Degree
2 41 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (2.58%) PMI Certification
6 13 (2.10%) PMP
7 12 (1.94%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 10 (1.61%) APMP
9 8 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.65%) ISEB
12 3 (0.48%) MAPM
12 3 (0.48%) HNC
13 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.32%) CCNP
13 2 (0.32%) CCNA
14 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.97%) QA
2 6 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (0.97%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (0.97%) COSO
2 6 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.48%) SLA
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) VMware Server
2 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.13%) Oracle
3 20 (3.23%) SAP
4 16 (2.58%) Cisco
5 9 (1.45%) Citrix
6 8 (1.29%) Fujitsu
7 7 (1.13%) VMware
7 7 (1.13%) CheckPoint
8 5 (0.81%) F5
9 4 (0.65%) Adobe
10 3 (0.48%) hybris
10 3 (0.48%) IBM
10 3 (0.48%) NetApp
11 2 (0.32%) Sage
11 2 (0.32%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.32%) Juniper
11 2 (0.32%) Genesys
11 2 (0.32%) Niku
11 2 (0.32%) EMC
11 2 (0.32%) ATG
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staffordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum £4.2K Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £41000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, £6,180 Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Shropshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago