The median annual salary for a IT Project Manager was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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
IT Project Manager
England / North West
Rank 217 178 174
Rank change year-on-year -39 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 37 60 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 1.06% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.09% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 51 73
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5946 5514 6351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.03% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4952 4624 5108
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
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%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in the North West

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IT Project Manager in the North West

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Salary histogram for IT Project Manager in the North West

IT Project Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the North West 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
Manchester -31 12 £48,750 +8.33% 4
Cheshire -9 9 £45,500 +22.97% 2
Merseyside +2 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Lancashire -2 3 £42,500 +21.42%
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT 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 North West region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 50 (71.43%) Project Management
2 32 (45.71%) PRINCE2
3 19 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (22.86%) Finance
4 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.71%) PRINCE
6 11 (15.71%) Change Management
7 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.86%) ISO 9001
8 9 (12.86%) Retail
8 9 (12.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (11.43%) PMI Certification
9 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
9 8 (11.43%) ITIL
10 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.00%) PMP
10 7 (10.00%) Time Management
11 6 (8.57%) SQL
11 6 (8.57%) ERP
12 5 (7.14%) PMI
12 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
12 5 (7.14%) Supplier Management
13 4 (5.71%) Degree
13 4 (5.71%) SAP
13 4 (5.71%) Project Governance
13 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
14 3 (4.29%) Critical Success Factor
14 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.43%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.86%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.43%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.43%) MySQL
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Automotive
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) PMI
2 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (71.43%) Project Management
2 32 (45.71%) PRINCE2
3 19 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.71%) Change Management
5 11 (15.71%) PRINCE
6 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.43%) ITIL
8 7 (10.00%) Time Management
8 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.57%) ERP
10 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.14%) Supplier Management
11 4 (5.71%) Project Governance
12 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.29%) Critical Success Factor
12 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.29%) Matrix Management
12 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (11.43%) PMI Certification
3 7 (10.00%) PMP
4 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 3 (4.29%) APMP
5 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) ISO 9001
1 9 (12.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) SAP
3 3 (4.29%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) PTC
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
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