Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Project Manager
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 82 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 130 68 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.22% 3.02% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 3.11% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 82 55 115
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,800
90th Percentile £72,375 £76,500 £62,800
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -1.10%

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 2951 2189 3136
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 97.29% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 1879 2660
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Cheshire

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Cheshire

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Cheshire

Project 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 Project Manager within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -1 40 £50,000 -33.33%
Chester +14 20 £48,750 +50.00% 2
Warrington -7 19 £47,500 -
Crewe -1 6 £45,000 +17.65%
Macclesfield +1 2 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Wilmslow -1 2 £68,000 +11.51%
Project Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 73 (56.15%) Project Management
2 65 (50.00%) Finance
2 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 39 (30.00%) Banking
5 34 (26.15%) Risk Management
6 28 (21.54%) Waterfall
7 22 (16.92%) Scrum
8 21 (16.15%) Investment Banking
9 20 (15.38%) Wealth Management
9 20 (15.38%) Change Control
10 19 (14.62%) Retail
10 19 (14.62%) PMI Certification
11 18 (13.85%) Migration
12 17 (13.08%) Law
12 17 (13.08%) PMI
13 15 (11.54%) Information Security
13 15 (11.54%) ITIL
14 14 (10.77%) PMP
14 14 (10.77%) PMO
15 13 (10.00%) PRINCE
15 13 (10.00%) Programme Management
15 13 (10.00%) Retail Banking
16 12 (9.23%) Change Management
16 12 (9.23%) Data Migration
17 10 (7.69%) Project Planning
17 10 (7.69%) DSDM
17 10 (7.69%) APMG
17 10 (7.69%) PMBOK

Project 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.77%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) Firewall
1 3 (2.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.54%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.77%) NAS
3 1 (0.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) MS Access
2 1 (0.77%) GIS
2 1 (0.77%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) JIRA
General
1 65 (50.00%) Finance
2 39 (30.00%) Banking
3 21 (16.15%) Investment Banking
4 19 (14.62%) Retail
5 17 (13.08%) Law
6 13 (10.00%) Retail Banking
7 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
8 4 (3.08%) Italian Language
8 4 (3.08%) Marketing
8 4 (3.08%) Spanish Language
9 3 (2.31%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.77%) Local Government
10 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) Middleware
2 3 (2.31%) .NET
2 3 (2.31%) HTML
3 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) PMI
2 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.62%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.85%) Fintech
5 4 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.31%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.31%) Tandem
7 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.77%) NHS
8 1 (0.77%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.31%) Android
1 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.31%) Unix
2 1 (0.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (56.15%) Project Management
2 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 34 (26.15%) Risk Management
6 28 (21.54%) Waterfall
7 22 (16.92%) Scrum
8 20 (15.38%) Change Control
8 20 (15.38%) Wealth Management
9 18 (13.85%) Migration
10 15 (11.54%) Information Security
10 15 (11.54%) ITIL
11 13 (10.00%) PRINCE
11 13 (10.00%) Programme Management
12 12 (9.23%) Change Management
12 12 (9.23%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.69%) DSDM
13 10 (7.69%) Project Planning
14 9 (6.92%) Matrix Management
14 9 (6.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.08%) Java
2 2 (1.54%) VBA
3 1 (0.77%) C#
3 1 (0.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.62%) PMI Certification
2 14 (10.77%) PMP
3 10 (7.69%) APMG
4 5 (3.85%) APMP
5 4 (3.08%) Degree
5 4 (3.08%) PgMP
6 2 (1.54%) CISM
6 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CISA
7 1 (0.77%) CISSP
7 1 (0.77%) MCP
7 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) PMO
2 10 (7.69%) PMBOK
3 7 (5.38%) QA
4 2 (1.54%) PSD2
5 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.31%) TSYS
3 2 (1.54%) Google
3 2 (1.54%) hybris
3 2 (1.54%) SAP
3 2 (1.54%) Twitter
4 1 (0.77%) Apple
4 1 (0.77%) Citrix
4 1 (0.77%) VMware