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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 25 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 378 284 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.11% 5.84% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.46% 6.11% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 319 222 207
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,063
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
5069 4646 4769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4307 3881 3986
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -2 141 £55,000 +10.00% 20
Coventry +8 75 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Staffordshire +2 34 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Solihull -2 28 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Shropshire +8 27 £55,000 +13.98% 3
Warwickshire -7 25 £50,000 +17.64%
West Bromwich +9 5 £30,000 -27.27%
Dudley -6 4 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Wolverhampton +6 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Walsall +2 3 £47,500 -2.06%
Herefordshire +6 2 £36,465 +39.55% 1
Worcestershire -13 2 £43,750 +1.74% 2
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 370 (53.08%) Project Management
2 348 (49.93%) PRINCE2
3 239 (34.29%) Finance
4 187 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 97 (13.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 77 (11.05%) Retail
8 68 (9.76%) Microsoft
9 62 (8.90%) Waterfall
10 60 (8.61%) ITIL
11 57 (8.18%) Firewall
12 54 (7.75%) PMI Certification
12 54 (7.75%) Banking
13 51 (7.32%) Change Management
14 48 (6.89%) Project Planning
15 47 (6.74%) Scrum
15 47 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 45 (6.46%) MS Project
17 43 (6.17%) Security Cleared
18 42 (6.03%) SC Cleared
19 41 (5.88%) ERP
20 40 (5.74%) E-Commerce
21 38 (5.45%) Telecoms
21 38 (5.45%) PMP
22 36 (5.16%) PRINCE
22 36 (5.16%) People Management
23 34 (4.88%) Matrix Management
23 34 (4.88%) Degree
24 29 (4.16%) Logistics
24 29 (4.16%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (1.72%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.29%) Lync
4 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.29%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (6.46%) MS Project
2 28 (4.02%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.87%) MS Office
4 7 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.00%) SAP SD
1 7 (1.00%) SAP FI
1 7 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (1.00%) SAP CO
1 7 (1.00%) SAP SCM
2 4 (0.57%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.57%) Movex
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.29%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.29%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Finacle
4 1 (0.14%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.01%) SaaS
2 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) Office 365
3 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.18%) Firewall
2 21 (3.01%) SAN
3 15 (2.15%) WAN
4 6 (0.86%) LAN
5 5 (0.72%) Wireless
6 4 (0.57%) VPN
6 4 (0.57%) Internet
6 4 (0.57%) Broadband
6 4 (0.57%) MPLS
6 4 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.29%) Network Security
8 1 (0.14%) 2G
8 1 (0.14%) 4G
8 1 (0.14%) Multicast
8 1 (0.14%) 3G
8 1 (0.14%) CTI
8 1 (0.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (0.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.43%) Big Data
3 3 (0.43%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.29%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.14%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.14%) QlikView
5 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.29%) Maven
3 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 239 (34.29%) Finance
2 77 (11.05%) Retail
3 54 (7.75%) Banking
4 38 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.16%) Marketing
6 15 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.00%) Back Office
7 7 (1.00%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.86%) Law
8 6 (0.86%) Legal
9 5 (0.72%) Automotive
10 4 (0.57%) Games
10 4 (0.57%) Billing
11 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Electronics
11 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.29%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.30%) .NET
2 9 (1.29%) .NET Framework
3 5 (0.72%) EDI
4 4 (0.57%) Middleware
4 4 (0.57%) J2EE
5 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.43%) Apache Flex
5 3 (0.43%) jQuery
5 3 (0.43%) HTML
6 2 (0.29%) MXML
6 2 (0.29%) WPF
6 2 (0.29%) Spring MVC
6 2 (0.29%) COM
6 2 (0.29%) JDBC
6 2 (0.29%) JSP
6 2 (0.29%) XML
7 1 (0.14%) XHTML
7 1 (0.14%) SOAP
7 1 (0.14%) CSS
7 1 (0.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.30%) PMI
2 19 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (1.87%) EPoS
4 5 (0.72%) Chip and PIN
4 5 (0.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (0.72%) User Experience
5 4 (0.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.57%) Data Conversion
5 4 (0.57%) FMCG
5 4 (0.57%) NHS
6 3 (0.43%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.43%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.29%) Clustering
7 2 (0.29%) CCTV
8 1 (0.14%) SCADA
8 1 (0.14%) Informatics
8 1 (0.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.14%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.00%) UNIX
2 3 (0.43%) Windows
2 3 (0.43%) Solaris
3 2 (0.29%) Linux
4 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (53.08%) Project Management
2 348 (49.93%) PRINCE2
3 187 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (8.90%) Waterfall
6 60 (8.61%) ITIL
7 51 (7.32%) Change Management
8 48 (6.89%) Project Planning
9 47 (6.74%) Scrum
10 41 (5.88%) ERP
11 40 (5.74%) E-Commerce
12 36 (5.16%) PRINCE
12 36 (5.16%) People Management
13 34 (4.88%) Matrix Management
14 29 (4.16%) Logistics
14 29 (4.16%) Risk Management
15 27 (3.87%) Resource Management
15 27 (3.87%) Business Analysis
15 27 (3.87%) Software Delivery
16 26 (3.73%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.44%) SQL
2 16 (2.30%) Java
3 12 (1.72%) C#
4 6 (0.86%) VB
5 5 (0.72%) C
5 5 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.43%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.14%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 97 (13.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 54 (7.75%) PMI Certification
3 47 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 43 (6.17%) Security Cleared
5 42 (6.03%) SC Cleared
6 38 (5.45%) PMP
7 34 (4.88%) Degree
8 10 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.57%) MAPM
10 4 (0.57%) APMP
11 3 (0.43%) ISEB
12 2 (0.29%) MCSE
12 2 (0.29%) MCSA
13 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.72%) QA
2 10 (1.43%) SLA
3 5 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.43%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.59%) SAP
3 17 (2.44%) VMware
4 12 (1.72%) Oracle
5 9 (1.29%) Cisco
6 6 (0.86%) Citrix
7 5 (0.72%) CheckPoint
7 5 (0.72%) JD Edwards
7 5 (0.72%) F5
8 4 (0.57%) ATG
8 4 (0.57%) RedPrairie
8 4 (0.57%) ION Trading
8 4 (0.57%) Riverbed
8 4 (0.57%) SolarWinds
8 4 (0.57%) Websense
8 4 (0.57%) BT
9 3 (0.43%) IBM
9 3 (0.43%) Adobe
9 3 (0.43%) Actinic
9 3 (0.43%) hybris
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + On application
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus + car allowance
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits
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Salary: £45k - 60k per year
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
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Dudley, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive benefits
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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