Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Programme Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Manager
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 138 141
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Programme Manager 40 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.19% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.54% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 10
Cheshire median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £71,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.50% +14.80%
10th Percentile £56,125 £55,000 £57,050
90th Percentile £97,500 £86,250 £90,000
North West median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,236 2,203 2,468
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.71% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,408 1,763 2,127
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Cheshire

Programme Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Programme Manager in Cheshire

Programme Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Programme Manager in Cheshire

Programme Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -15 23 £70,000 +9.80%
Wilmslow +6 3 £82,500 - 1
Crewe - 1 £70,000 -
Programme Manager
North West

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, Programme Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 38 (95.00%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (42.50%) Banking
4 16 (40.00%) Project Management
5 15 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (22.50%) Change Management
8 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (20.00%) Coaching
8 8 (20.00%) People Management
8 8 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
9 7 (17.50%) Wealth Management
9 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
9 7 (17.50%) Law
9 7 (17.50%) Legal
9 7 (17.50%) Cisco
10 6 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
10 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (12.50%) SDLC
11 5 (12.50%) Java
11 5 (12.50%) Oracle
11 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 5 (12.50%) Scrum
11 5 (12.50%) Service Management
11 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
11 5 (12.50%) QA
12 4 (10.00%) Kanban
12 4 (10.00%) Target Operating Model

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
General
1 38 (95.00%) Finance
2 17 (42.50%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Law
3 7 (17.50%) Legal
4 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Online Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) RIA
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (40.00%) Project Management
3 15 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (22.50%) Change Management
6 8 (20.00%) Coaching
6 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (20.00%) People Management
6 8 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
6 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (17.50%) Wealth Management
8 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 5 (12.50%) Service Management
9 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Sun