Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 19 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 45 40
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.71% 1.06% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 1.08% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 20
Chester median annual salary £48,750 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -31.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,125 £39,750 £70,500
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 340 278 461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 98.58% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 299 236 340
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £24,100 £24,250 £23,450
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Chester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Chester region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (30.00%) Retail
5 5 (25.00%) PMI
5 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (15.00%) PMO
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Project Governance
7 3 (15.00%) TSYS
7 3 (15.00%) Marketing
7 3 (15.00%) Tandem
7 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) CISM
8 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Security Management
8 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (10.00%) B2B
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (10.00%) MS Access
8 2 (10.00%) VBA
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) PMI
2 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (15.00%) Tandem
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Project Governance
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) B2B
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Line Management
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) TSYS
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) hybris
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter