The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Project Manager
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 35 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.66% 0.56% 8.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.57% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Median salary £40,000 £59,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.20% +31.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £58,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £59,500 £65,000
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 Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 143 174 178
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 94.70% 97.75% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 476 683 375
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.31% -27.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £51,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Chester

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Chester

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Chester region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL