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The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

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 > Manchester
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 99 113 112
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 189 109 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.11% 2.41% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 2.59% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 155 97 67
10th Percentile £42,200 £37,421 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,432 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £60,300
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%

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 5,748 4,213 3,500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 93.06% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,701 3,349 2,893
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,132 £38,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +6.67%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Manchester

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in Manchester.

Salary trend for Project Manager in Manchester

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Manchester

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 Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton - 9 £45,000 -
Oldham -11 5 £57,500 +50.88%
Altrincham +8 4 £50,000 +17.65%
Stockport -5 4 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Sale - 3 £58,500 -
Wigan - 3 £57,500 - 1
Salford -19 2 £55,000 +25.00%
Bury -2 1 - -
Project Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, Project Manager job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 125 (66.14%) Project Management
2 84 (44.44%) Agile
3 63 (33.33%) Social Skills
4 62 (32.80%) PRINCE2
5 59 (31.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (30.69%) Project Delivery
7 50 (26.46%) Finance
8 48 (25.40%) Change Management
9 37 (19.58%) Microsoft
10 30 (15.87%) Change Control
11 29 (15.34%) Programme Management
12 27 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 26 (13.76%) Agile Project Management
14 25 (13.23%) Microsoft 365
15 24 (12.70%) Azure
16 22 (11.64%) CRM
17 21 (11.11%) Service Management
18 20 (10.58%) Budgeting and Forecasting
19 18 (9.52%) Decision-Making
19 18 (9.52%) Business Case
19 18 (9.52%) Scrum
20 17 (8.99%) Migration
20 17 (8.99%) Portfolio Management
20 17 (8.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
21 16 (8.47%) Public Sector
21 16 (8.47%) Conflict Resolution
21 16 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
21 16 (8.47%) ITIL
22 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
23 13 (6.88%) Dynamics CRM

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 10 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) CMS
3 1 (0.53%) Confluence
3 1 (0.53%) Drupal
3 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (6.88%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (4.23%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.06%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.06%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.53%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.23%) Microsoft 365
2 24 (12.70%) Azure
3 7 (3.70%) SaaS
4 3 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.06%) AWS
5 2 (1.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.06%) IaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Smartsheet
6 1 (0.53%) Asana
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Stack
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.88%) LAN
2 9 (4.76%) Firewall
3 8 (4.23%) WAN
4 6 (3.17%) DHCP
4 6 (3.17%) DNS
4 6 (3.17%) MPLS
4 6 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (3.17%) VLAN
4 6 (3.17%) VPN
4 6 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.06%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) JIRA
General
1 63 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 50 (26.46%) Finance
3 17 (8.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 16 (8.47%) Public Sector
5 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (6.88%) Presentation Skills
6 13 (6.88%) Retail
7 11 (5.82%) Organisational Skills
8 9 (4.76%) Influencing Skills
9 8 (4.23%) Banking
9 8 (4.23%) Marketing
10 7 (3.70%) Legal
11 4 (2.12%) Games
11 4 (2.12%) Social Housing
12 3 (1.59%) Billing
12 3 (1.59%) Law
12 3 (1.59%) Local Government
12 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.59%) Police
12 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.88%) EDI
2 2 (1.06%) ADO
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
3 1 (0.53%) HTML5
3 1 (0.53%) JSON
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.88%) NHS
2 7 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.12%) Legacy Systems
4 3 (1.59%) Life Science
5 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.06%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.06%) PMI
5 2 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (1.06%) Replication
5 2 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.06%) Sports Betting
5 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.53%) mPOS
6 1 (0.53%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.70%) Windows
2 6 (3.17%) Windows Server
2 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (66.14%) Project Management
2 84 (44.44%) Agile
3 62 (32.80%) PRINCE2
4 59 (31.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (30.69%) Project Delivery
6 48 (25.40%) Change Management
7 30 (15.87%) Change Control
8 29 (15.34%) Programme Management
9 27 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 26 (13.76%) Agile Project Management
11 22 (11.64%) CRM
12 21 (11.11%) Service Management
13 20 (10.58%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 18 (9.52%) Business Case
14 18 (9.52%) Decision-Making
14 18 (9.52%) Scrum
15 17 (8.99%) Migration
15 17 (8.99%) Portfolio Management
16 16 (8.47%) Conflict Resolution
16 16 (8.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (4.23%) APMG
2 8 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.65%) DBS Check
4 5 (2.65%) Degree
4 5 (2.65%) PMP
5 4 (2.12%) APMP
6 2 (1.06%) ISEB
6 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) PMO
1 4 (2.12%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.53%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.17%) Hyper-V
1 6 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) XenApp
2 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) WSUS
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 37 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.76%) SAP
3 8 (4.23%) Oracle
4 7 (3.70%) Cisco
4 7 (3.70%) VMware
5 6 (3.17%) Ruckus Wireless
6 5 (2.65%) Northgate
7 3 (1.59%) NEC
7 3 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.06%) Citrix
8 2 (1.06%) Civica
8 2 (1.06%) Google
8 2 (1.06%) Progress
8 2 (1.06%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.06%) Workday
9 1 (0.53%) Ceridian
9 1 (0.53%) Databricks
9 1 (0.53%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.53%) Zscaler