Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 248 218
Rank change year-on-year -66 -30 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 66 115 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.92% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.95% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57 103 136
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £39,350 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 12809 12111 12607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10245 10184 10464
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Manchester -32 33 £50,000 -
Cheshire -38 17 £47,250 +5.00%
Merseyside +19 11 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Lancashire -9 5 £45,000 +16.13%
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 43 (65.15%) Project Management
2 28 (42.42%) PRINCE2
2 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.36%) Finance
4 15 (22.73%) Change Control
5 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (19.70%) Risk Management
6 12 (18.18%) Retail
6 12 (18.18%) SDLC
6 12 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.64%) Matrix Management
9 8 (12.12%) CRM
10 7 (10.61%) ERP
10 7 (10.61%) PMP
10 7 (10.61%) Supplier Management
10 7 (10.61%) IT Strategy
11 6 (9.09%) People Management
11 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (9.09%) ITIL
11 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (7.58%) Migration
12 5 (7.58%) Scrum
12 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
12 5 (7.58%) Time Management

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 (1.52%) Confluence
1 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Infor CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Maximo
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Mavenlink
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (65.15%) Project Management
2 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) PRINCE2
3 15 (22.73%) Change Control
4 13 (19.70%) Risk Management
5 12 (18.18%) SDLC
5 12 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.64%) Matrix Management
8 8 (12.12%) CRM
9 7 (10.61%) ERP
9 7 (10.61%) IT Strategy
9 7 (10.61%) Supplier Management
10 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.09%) ITIL
10 6 (9.09%) People Management
10 6 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.58%) Migration
11 5 (7.58%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) PMP
2 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) APMP
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) GDPR
2 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.52%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (1.52%) IBM
3 1 (1.52%) IFS
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle