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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 26 25 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 383 344 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.26% 6.70% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.62% 7.04% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 326 280 200
Average salary £50,000 £49,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% -0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 136 £55,000 - 21
Coventry +1 81 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Staffordshire +10 37 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Solihull +6 34 £47,500 +15.15% 3
Shropshire +5 23 £55,000 +18.27% 3
Warwickshire -22 21 £42,500 - 2
Wolverhampton +12 5 £47,500 - 2
West Bromwich +10 5 £30,000 -27.27%
Dudley 0 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Worcestershire -2 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Walsall -1 3 £47,500 +3.26%
Herefordshire +3 2 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 377 (54.72%) Project Management
2 359 (52.10%) PRINCE2
3 240 (34.83%) Finance
4 182 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (21.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 98 (14.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 75 (10.89%) Retail
8 61 (8.85%) Microsoft
9 59 (8.56%) Waterfall
10 58 (8.42%) ITIL
10 58 (8.42%) Change Management
11 56 (8.13%) Firewall
11 56 (8.13%) Security Cleared
12 53 (7.69%) SC Cleared
13 51 (7.40%) Project Planning
14 48 (6.97%) Scrum
15 45 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 44 (6.39%) People Management
16 44 (6.39%) ERP
17 42 (6.10%) MS Project
17 42 (6.10%) Banking
18 40 (5.81%) PMI Certification
19 32 (4.64%) PMP
19 32 (4.64%) MS Excel
19 32 (4.64%) E-Commerce
20 31 (4.50%) Matrix Management
20 31 (4.50%) Software Delivery
20 31 (4.50%) Agile Project Management
21 29 (4.21%) DSDM
21 29 (4.21%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.60%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.29%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.29%) Lync
5 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.15%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (6.10%) MS Project
2 32 (4.64%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.76%) MS Office
4 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) SAP SCM
1 10 (1.45%) SAP CO
1 10 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (1.45%) SAP FI
1 10 (1.45%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.58%) Movex
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.58%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.29%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.29%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Finacle
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.29%) Office 365
2 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.13%) Firewall
2 29 (4.21%) SAN
3 20 (2.90%) WAN
4 11 (1.60%) LAN
5 3 (0.44%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.44%) Network Security
5 3 (0.44%) MPLS
5 3 (0.44%) Internet
6 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.29%) NAS
7 1 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.15%) 4G
7 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.15%) VoIP
7 1 (0.15%) WLAN
7 1 (0.15%) IPv4
7 1 (0.15%) 2G
7 1 (0.15%) Wireless
7 1 (0.15%) IPsec
7 1 (0.15%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.29%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.15%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 240 (34.83%) Finance
2 75 (10.89%) Retail
3 42 (6.10%) Banking
4 28 (4.06%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.90%) Marketing
6 15 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.45%) Back Office
8 7 (1.02%) Legal
9 5 (0.73%) Electronics
9 5 (0.73%) Automotive
9 5 (0.73%) Law
9 5 (0.73%) Games
10 4 (0.58%) Military
10 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.34%) .NET
2 8 (1.16%) .NET Framework
3 6 (0.87%) Middleware
3 6 (0.87%) EDI
4 4 (0.58%) J2EE
5 3 (0.44%) jQuery
5 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.44%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.29%) WPF
6 2 (0.29%) COM
6 2 (0.29%) MXML
7 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.15%) HTML5
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) XML
7 1 (0.15%) XHTML
7 1 (0.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.18%) PMI
3 13 (1.89%) EPoS
4 5 (0.73%) Chip and PIN
4 5 (0.73%) NHS
5 4 (0.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.58%) Data Conversion
5 4 (0.58%) FMCG
5 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (0.58%) User Experience
6 3 (0.44%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.44%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.29%) Clustering
7 2 (0.29%) SCADA
7 2 (0.29%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.15%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.15%) Telematics
8 1 (0.15%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.15%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.15%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.02%) UNIX
2 5 (0.73%) Windows
3 3 (0.44%) Linux
4 2 (0.29%) Solaris
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (54.72%) Project Management
2 359 (52.10%) PRINCE2
3 182 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (21.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (8.56%) Waterfall
6 58 (8.42%) ITIL
6 58 (8.42%) Change Management
7 51 (7.40%) Project Planning
8 48 (6.97%) Scrum
9 44 (6.39%) People Management
9 44 (6.39%) ERP
10 32 (4.64%) E-Commerce
11 31 (4.50%) Matrix Management
11 31 (4.50%) Software Delivery
11 31 (4.50%) Agile Project Management
12 29 (4.21%) DSDM
12 29 (4.21%) Logistics
12 29 (4.21%) Business Analysis
13 28 (4.06%) Service Delivery
14 27 (3.92%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.18%) SQL
2 13 (1.89%) C#
2 13 (1.89%) Java
3 5 (0.73%) C
3 5 (0.73%) VB
4 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.44%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.29%) Lingo
5 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (14.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 56 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 53 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 45 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 40 (5.81%) PMI Certification
6 32 (4.64%) PMP
7 27 (3.92%) Degree
8 6 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.58%) APMP
10 3 (0.44%) ISEB
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.18%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.73%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.29%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.44%) XenApp
3 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.77%) SAP
3 25 (3.63%) VMware
4 12 (1.74%) Citrix
5 10 (1.45%) Oracle
6 9 (1.31%) Cisco
7 6 (0.87%) JD Edwards
7 6 (0.87%) BT
8 5 (0.73%) Computacenter
9 4 (0.58%) ATG
9 4 (0.58%) RedPrairie
10 3 (0.44%) Demandware
10 3 (0.44%) hybris
10 3 (0.44%) Venda
10 3 (0.44%) Actinic
10 3 (0.44%) IBM
10 3 (0.44%) Adobe
10 3 (0.44%) Dell
10 3 (0.44%) Intershop
11 2 (0.29%) AppSense
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great Company
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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