The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester 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 / Manchester
Rank 79 50 42
Rank change year-on-year -29 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 138 155 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.50% 4.61% 6.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 4.73% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 104 119 191
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £60,000
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3818 3277 3602
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.81% 97.56% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 2721 2947
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Manchester

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Manchester

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 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
Stockport -1 4 £37,500 +19.04%
Rochdale -6 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Oldham -34 3 £49,500 +66.38% 1
Cheadle - 2 £55,000 -
Bolton -14 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Salford - 1 £45,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £52,500 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 141 (62.11%) Project Management
2 84 (37.00%) PRINCE2
3 82 (36.12%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (33.04%) Finance
5 71 (31.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (17.62%) Waterfall
7 38 (16.74%) Microsoft
8 25 (11.01%) E-Commerce
9 23 (10.13%) ERP
9 23 (10.13%) MS Excel
9 23 (10.13%) Change Management
9 23 (10.13%) Retail
10 22 (9.69%) Business Analysis
10 22 (9.69%) SDLC
11 19 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 18 (7.93%) Dynamics AX
12 18 (7.93%) People Management
13 17 (7.49%) MS Project
13 17 (7.49%) Manufacturing
14 16 (7.05%) PMP
14 16 (7.05%) PMI Certification
15 15 (6.61%) SQL
15 15 (6.61%) Scrum
15 15 (6.61%) PRINCE
15 15 (6.61%) Presales
16 14 (6.17%) Time Management
17 13 (5.73%) Risk Management
18 12 (5.29%) SAP
18 12 (5.29%) Logistics
18 12 (5.29%) Software Delivery

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (1.32%) CMS
1 3 (1.32%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.88%) Drupal
3 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.44%) Confluence
3 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) ThingWorx
3 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.49%) MS Project
3 7 (3.08%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (7.93%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.88%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.88%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.88%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.88%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.88%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.88%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.44%) Magento
5 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.44%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.44%) GitHub
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) Internet
1 5 (2.20%) WAN
2 3 (1.32%) Skype
3 2 (0.88%) MPLS
3 2 (0.88%) MVNO
3 2 (0.88%) VoIP
3 2 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.44%) Extranet
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) SMS
4 1 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
1 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) Phabricator
2 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
General
1 75 (33.04%) Finance
2 23 (10.13%) Retail
3 17 (7.49%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.52%) Banking
4 8 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.08%) Legal
6 6 (2.64%) Advertising
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.44%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) Middleware
3 1 (0.44%) Phalcon
3 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.85%) Driving Licence
2 10 (4.41%) PMI
3 7 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.08%) User Experience
4 6 (2.64%) NHS
5 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.32%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.88%) CCTV
7 2 (0.88%) FMCG
7 2 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.44%) Life Science
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (62.11%) Project Management
2 84 (37.00%) PRINCE2
3 82 (36.12%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (31.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (17.62%) Waterfall
6 25 (11.01%) E-Commerce
7 23 (10.13%) Change Management
7 23 (10.13%) ERP
8 22 (9.69%) Business Analysis
8 22 (9.69%) SDLC
9 18 (7.93%) People Management
10 15 (6.61%) Presales
10 15 (6.61%) PRINCE
10 15 (6.61%) Scrum
11 14 (6.17%) Time Management
12 13 (5.73%) Risk Management
13 12 (5.29%) Logistics
13 12 (5.29%) Software Delivery
14 10 (4.41%) Supplier Management
15 9 (3.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.61%) SQL
2 5 (2.20%) VBA
3 3 (1.32%) C
3 3 (1.32%) C#
3 3 (1.32%) Java
4 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) C++
5 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (7.05%) PMI Certification
2 16 (7.05%) PMP
3 11 (4.85%) Degree
4 10 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (3.52%) APMP
6 4 (1.76%) ISEB
7 3 (1.32%) APMG
8 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.85%) QA
2 7 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.08%) PMO
3 6 (2.64%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.88%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.44%) KVM
1 1 (0.44%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.29%) SAP
3 5 (2.20%) Oracle
4 3 (1.32%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.88%) Epicor
5 2 (0.88%) Hitachi
5 2 (0.88%) IFS
5 2 (0.88%) Infor
5 2 (0.88%) Sage
5 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.44%) BT
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco
6 1 (0.44%) Cognos
6 1 (0.44%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.44%) Facebook
6 1 (0.44%) Google
6 1 (0.44%) IBM
6 1 (0.44%) PTC
6 1 (0.44%) TIBCO
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