Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

IT Project Manager
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 225 183
Rank change year-on-year -37 -42 +66
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 33 63 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.41% 0.86% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.88% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 58 91
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £40,950 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.83% +7.65% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7744 7174 7198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.42% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6439 6158 5993
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for IT Project Manager in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Project Manager in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 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
Wigan -3 2 £50,000 +72.41%
Stockport - 2 £47,500 -
Oldham +9 1 - -
Bolton -3 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Rochdale - 1 £32,018 -
Salford - 1 £50,000 -
IT Project Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT 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 Manchester region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 22 (66.67%) Project Management
2 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Change Control
5 8 (24.24%) SDLC
6 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (21.21%) Supplier Management
7 6 (18.18%) Retail
7 6 (18.18%) People Management
7 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.15%) PMP
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (15.15%) GDPR
9 4 (12.12%) IT Strategy
9 4 (12.12%) ERP
9 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
9 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
10 3 (9.09%) ITIL
10 3 (9.09%) Degree
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
11 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (6.06%) Law
11 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Infor CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Project Management
2 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Change Control
5 8 (24.24%) SDLC
6 7 (21.21%) Supplier Management
7 6 (18.18%) People Management
7 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.12%) ERP
9 4 (12.12%) IT Strategy
9 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
10 3 (9.09%) ITIL
10 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
11 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
11 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
11 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (6.06%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) PMP
2 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.03%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) GDPR
2 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) SAP