The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £29,700 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.08% 11.21% 12.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 11.21% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 18
Median salary £29,700 £100,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -70.30% +100.00%  
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 the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42 116 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 87.50% 100.00% 86.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 99 113
Median salary £60,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in the Midlands

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft