Period
to 14 July 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Project Manager
England > North West
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 278 306
Rank change year-on-year +73 +28 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 29 58 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.58% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 58
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £36,325 £40,025 £36,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,386 £57,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,299 10,069 12,393
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.59% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4,266 7,589 10,053
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,125 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,731 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in the North West

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Project Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
Manchester +77 18 £42,500 -5.56%
Merseyside +11 7 £52,500 +23.53%
Lancashire +48 2 £47,500 -11.34%
Cumbria - 2 - -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 19 (65.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) Project Management
4 12 (41.38%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Project Delivery
5 10 (34.48%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.79%) iManage
8 4 (13.79%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (13.79%) Intapp
8 4 (13.79%) Aderant
8 4 (13.79%) Law
8 4 (13.79%) Legal
8 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.90%) Retail
10 2 (6.90%) Firewall
10 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.45%) Avaya
11 1 (3.45%) Genesys
11 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (3.45%) Change Management
11 1 (3.45%) ERP
11 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
11 1 (3.45%) .NET
11 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Law
2 4 (13.79%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
1 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) Project Management
4 10 (34.48%) Project Delivery
4 10 (34.48%) Requirements Gathering
5 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.45%) Business Process Mapping
10 1 (3.45%) Change Management
10 1 (3.45%) ERP
10 1 (3.45%) Migration
10 1 (3.45%) Presales
10 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Aderant
1 4 (13.79%) iManage
1 4 (13.79%) Intapp
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Avaya
3 1 (3.45%) Genesys