Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 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.

Project Manager
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 77 31
Rank change year-on-year -20 -46 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 251 288 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.16% 3.91% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 4.01% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 206 250 404
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.10%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,375 £65,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -1.10%

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%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 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
Rochdale +24 7 £45,000 +16.13%
Bolton -8 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Stockport -10 5 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Altrincham -13 3 £41,500 +50.91% 1
Oldham +9 2 £49,500 +19.01%
Heywood 0 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Salford -2 2 £38,750 +40.91%
Wigan -3 2 £50,000 +72.41% 1
Bury - 2 £45,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £47,500 -
Project Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 154 (61.35%) Project Management
2 118 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (41.04%) PRINCE2
4 69 (27.49%) Finance
5 68 (27.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (17.53%) Scrum
7 38 (15.14%) E-Commerce
8 34 (13.55%) PMI Certification
8 34 (13.55%) Waterfall
9 32 (12.75%) PMP
9 32 (12.75%) Microsoft Project
10 30 (11.95%) Retail
11 29 (11.55%) Microsoft
11 29 (11.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 29 (11.55%) SDLC
12 25 (9.96%) Risk Management
13 23 (9.16%) ERP
14 22 (8.76%) Software Delivery
15 20 (7.97%) .NET
16 19 (7.57%) ITIL
16 19 (7.57%) Change Control
17 17 (6.77%) PMO
18 16 (6.37%) CRM
19 15 (5.98%) SAP
19 15 (5.98%) Banking
19 15 (5.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
21 13 (5.18%) Salesforce.com
21 13 (5.18%) Matrix Management
21 13 (5.18%) Data Centre

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 9 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.20%) Drupal
2 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.80%) Confluence
3 2 (0.80%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 32 (12.75%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.79%) Chatbot
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.39%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.80%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.80%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.80%) JDE World
6 2 (0.80%) Magento
7 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.40%) Primavera
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.78%) WAN
2 6 (2.39%) Internet
3 5 (1.99%) LAN
3 5 (1.99%) VLAN
3 5 (1.99%) VoIP
3 5 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.80%) Broadband
4 2 (0.80%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.80%) Network Security
4 2 (0.80%) SAN
5 1 (0.40%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.80%) Big Data
3 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.40%) Power BI
4 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.40%) Gradle
2 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (27.49%) Finance
2 30 (11.95%) Retail
3 15 (5.98%) Banking
4 12 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.19%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.79%) Advertising
6 7 (2.79%) Marketing
7 5 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.59%) Electronics
8 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.20%) Billing
10 2 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.80%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.97%) .NET
2 8 (3.19%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.99%) Mason
4 3 (1.20%) COM
5 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.40%) CSS
5 1 (0.40%) CSS3
5 1 (0.40%) EJB
5 1 (0.40%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.40%) HTML
5 1 (0.40%) HTML5
5 1 (0.40%) J2EE
5 1 (0.40%) jQuery
5 1 (0.40%) JSP
5 1 (0.40%) Node.js
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.40%) REST
5 1 (0.40%) Servlets
5 1 (0.40%) SOAP
5 1 (0.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.19%) PMI
5 7 (2.79%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.39%) User Experience
7 5 (1.99%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.20%) Handset
8 3 (1.20%) NHS
9 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.80%) Robotics
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.40%) IPTV
10 1 (0.40%) IVR
10 1 (0.40%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.40%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.79%) Windows
2 4 (1.59%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (61.35%) Project Management
2 118 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (41.04%) PRINCE2
4 68 (27.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (17.53%) Scrum
6 38 (15.14%) E-Commerce
7 34 (13.55%) Waterfall
8 29 (11.55%) SDLC
9 25 (9.96%) Risk Management
10 23 (9.16%) ERP
11 22 (8.76%) Software Delivery
12 19 (7.57%) Change Control
12 19 (7.57%) ITIL
13 16 (6.37%) CRM
14 13 (5.18%) Matrix Management
15 12 (4.78%) Presales
16 11 (4.38%) Programme Management
17 10 (3.98%) Business Development
17 10 (3.98%) PRINCE
17 10 (3.98%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.99%) Java
1 5 (1.99%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.59%) C#
2 4 (1.59%) SQL
3 3 (1.20%) PHP
3 3 (1.20%) Ruby
4 2 (0.80%) C
4 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.40%) C++
5 1 (0.40%) Python
5 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (13.55%) PMI Certification
2 32 (12.75%) PMP
3 29 (11.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (5.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (3.59%) Degree
6 3 (1.20%) APMP
6 3 (1.20%) ISEB
7 2 (0.80%) APMG
7 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.77%) PMO
2 9 (3.59%) GDPR
3 8 (3.19%) QA
4 3 (1.20%) PSD2
5 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.98%) SAP
3 13 (5.18%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.39%) Adobe
4 6 (2.39%) Cognizant
4 6 (2.39%) Oracle
5 4 (1.59%) Capita
5 4 (1.59%) hybris
6 3 (1.20%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.80%) Sage
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) Facebook
8 1 (0.40%) JDA
8 1 (0.40%) Tableau
8 1 (0.40%) Verint