The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
North West / Cheshire
Rank 55 32 47
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 38 78 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.55% 5.95% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 6.23% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 54 55
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% -8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,275 £35,300 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £57,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1037 1252 1687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.01% 95.57% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1067 1289
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -9 10 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Crewe -14 4 £40,000 +11.11%
Wilmslow -19 4 £50,000 -0.99%
Chester +6 3 £36,500 -41.60% 3
Knutsford +1 3 £50,000 -
Northwich - 2 £50,000 -
Macclesfield 0 1 - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 29 (46.77%) Project Management
2 28 (45.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (37.10%) Finance
3 23 (37.10%) PRINCE2
4 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (24.19%) Risk Management
6 13 (20.97%) Project Planning
7 10 (16.13%) Solvency II
7 10 (16.13%) People Management
7 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 8 (12.90%) Project Governance
9 7 (11.29%) Scrum
9 7 (11.29%) PMP
9 7 (11.29%) SDLC
10 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.68%) Legal
10 6 (9.68%) Time Management
11 5 (8.06%) Retail
11 5 (8.06%) ITIL
11 5 (8.06%) PMO
12 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.45%) SQL
12 4 (6.45%) Oracle
12 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
12 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
12 4 (6.45%) PRINCE
12 4 (6.45%) Marketing
12 4 (6.45%) Business Development
12 4 (6.45%) Product Management
13 3 (4.84%) Supplier Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Project
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.61%) GIS
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
1 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Legal
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Marketing
5 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.23%) Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.61%) Automotive
7 1 (1.61%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Fintech
2 2 (3.23%) FMCG
2 2 (3.23%) PMI
2 2 (3.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Project Management
2 28 (45.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (37.10%) PRINCE2
4 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (24.19%) Risk Management
6 13 (20.97%) Project Planning
7 10 (16.13%) People Management
7 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 8 (12.90%) Project Governance
9 7 (11.29%) Scrum
9 7 (11.29%) SDLC
10 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.68%) Time Management
11 5 (8.06%) ITIL
12 4 (6.45%) Business Development
12 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.45%) PRINCE
12 4 (6.45%) Product Management
13 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
13 3 (4.84%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) C#
2 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) PMP
2 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) APMG
5 1 (1.61%) CISA
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
5 1 (1.61%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) Solvency II
2 5 (8.06%) PMO
3 2 (3.23%) IFRS
4 1 (1.61%) COBIT
4 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.61%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) SAP
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