The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 54 63
Rank change year-on-year -39 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 128 165 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.06% 4.70% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 4.79% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 110 141 114
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Rochdale -4 6 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Heywood - 2 £35,000 -
Bolton -1 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Bury -7 1 £47,500 +2.70%
Stockport -29 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Project Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 166 (63.12%) Project Management
2 97 (36.88%) PRINCE2
3 91 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (31.56%) Finance
5 69 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (14.45%) Waterfall
7 36 (13.69%) E-Commerce
8 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
9 30 (11.41%) Scrum
10 28 (10.65%) Retail
11 27 (10.27%) PMI Certification
12 26 (9.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 25 (9.51%) SDLC
14 22 (8.37%) PMP
14 22 (8.37%) Microsoft Project
15 21 (7.98%) ERP
16 20 (7.60%) Change Management
16 20 (7.60%) Software Delivery
17 19 (7.22%) Business Analysis
17 19 (7.22%) Risk Management
18 17 (6.46%) PRINCE
18 17 (6.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 17 (6.46%) Driving Licence
19 16 (6.08%) WAN
20 15 (5.70%) People Management
21 14 (5.32%) User Experience
21 14 (5.32%) Data Centre
21 14 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
21 14 (5.32%) Banking
21 14 (5.32%) Presales

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 5 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.14%) Drupal
3 2 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.38%) Confluence
4 1 (0.38%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.38%) OpenROAD
4 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (8.37%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.14%) Chatbot
3 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.14%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.14%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.14%) Sage 200
3 3 (1.14%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.76%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.38%) Magento
5 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) SaaS
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.76%) IaaS
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) PaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.08%) WAN
2 10 (3.80%) Internet
3 6 (2.28%) LAN
3 6 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.90%) VLAN
4 5 (1.90%) VoIP
5 4 (1.52%) Firewall
6 2 (0.76%) Intranet
7 1 (0.38%) Broadband
7 1 (0.38%) Network Security
7 1 (0.38%) SMS
7 1 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) DTS
2 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
General
1 83 (31.56%) Finance
2 28 (10.65%) Retail
3 14 (5.32%) Banking
4 12 (4.56%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.42%) Marketing
6 8 (3.04%) Legal
7 5 (1.90%) Advertising
8 2 (0.76%) Billing
8 2 (0.76%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.94%) .NET
2 8 (3.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.38%) COM
3 1 (0.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) J2EE
3 1 (0.38%) Mason
3 1 (0.38%) Middleware
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.46%) Driving Licence
2 14 (5.32%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.32%) User Experience
3 10 (3.80%) PMI
4 9 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.28%) NHS
7 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.76%) CCTV
9 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) Robotics
9 2 (0.76%) Social Media
10 1 (0.38%) FMCG
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) IVR
10 1 (0.38%) Life Science
10 1 (0.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.52%) Windows
2 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (63.12%) Project Management
2 97 (36.88%) PRINCE2
3 91 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (14.45%) Waterfall
6 36 (13.69%) E-Commerce
7 30 (11.41%) Scrum
8 25 (9.51%) SDLC
9 21 (7.98%) ERP
10 20 (7.60%) Change Management
10 20 (7.60%) Software Delivery
11 19 (7.22%) Business Analysis
11 19 (7.22%) Risk Management
12 17 (6.46%) PRINCE
13 15 (5.70%) People Management
14 14 (5.32%) Presales
15 13 (4.94%) CRM
16 9 (3.42%) Business Transformation
16 9 (3.42%) ITIL
16 9 (3.42%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.42%) SQL
2 5 (1.90%) VBA
3 4 (1.52%) C#
4 3 (1.14%) C
5 2 (0.76%) Java
5 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (10.27%) PMI Certification
2 26 (9.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 22 (8.37%) PMP
4 17 (6.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (3.04%) APMP
5 8 (3.04%) Degree
6 4 (1.52%) ISEB
7 3 (1.14%) APMG
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.18%) QA
2 6 (2.28%) PMO
3 1 (0.38%) GDPR
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (2.66%) SAP
4 5 (1.90%) IFS
5 4 (1.52%) Epicor
5 4 (1.52%) Infor
6 3 (1.14%) Adobe
6 3 (1.14%) Cognizant
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle
6 3 (1.14%) Sage
7 2 (0.76%) Apple
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco
7 2 (0.76%) hybris
7 2 (0.76%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.38%) Baan
8 1 (0.38%) BT
8 1 (0.38%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.38%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.38%) Facebook
8 1 (0.38%) Verint
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