The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 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 / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 55 42
Rank change year-on-year -51 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 200 258 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.91% 4.59% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 4.70% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 159 214 290
Median salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 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 6631 5495 6111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.58% 97.78% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 4663 4986
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the North West

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in the North West

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in the North West

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 Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 -51 126 £48,750 +8.33% 23
Cheshire -24 42 £52,500 +3.96% 5
Merseyside -14 16 £47,500 - 5
Lancashire -15 10 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 270 (61.50%) Project Management
2 155 (35.31%) PRINCE2
3 152 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (30.98%) Finance
5 112 (25.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (13.21%) Waterfall
7 53 (12.07%) Scrum
8 51 (11.62%) E-Commerce
9 49 (11.16%) Risk Management
9 49 (11.16%) Retail
10 48 (10.93%) Microsoft
10 48 (10.93%) SDLC
11 41 (9.34%) PMI Certification
12 37 (8.43%) Change Management
13 36 (8.20%) PMP
14 34 (7.74%) ERP
15 33 (7.52%) Software Delivery
16 32 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 30 (6.83%) PRINCE
18 29 (6.61%) Banking
19 25 (5.69%) ITIL
19 25 (5.69%) .NET
19 25 (5.69%) Microsoft Project
19 25 (5.69%) Data Centre
20 23 (5.24%) Business Analysis
21 22 (5.01%) CRM
22 21 (4.78%) SQL
22 21 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 20 (4.56%) PMI
24 19 (4.33%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.68%) Drupal
3 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.46%) CMS
3 2 (0.46%) Confluence
3 2 (0.46%) SAS
4 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.23%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.23%) OpenROAD
4 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (5.69%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.68%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.96%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.91%) Sage X3
4 4 (0.91%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.68%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.68%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.46%) Magento
6 2 (0.46%) Maximo
6 2 (0.46%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.46%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.37%) Office 365
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.68%) SaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.46%) IaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Mavenlink
4 2 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.10%) WAN
2 12 (2.73%) Internet
3 9 (2.05%) LAN
3 9 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.82%) VoIP
5 6 (1.37%) Wireless
6 5 (1.14%) VLAN
7 4 (0.91%) Firewall
8 2 (0.46%) Intranet
8 2 (0.46%) SMS
9 1 (0.23%) Broadband
9 1 (0.23%) NAS
9 1 (0.23%) Network Security
9 1 (0.23%) SAN
9 1 (0.23%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.23%) DTS
3 1 (0.23%) GIS
3 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.23%) MySQL
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.05%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 136 (30.98%) Finance
2 49 (11.16%) Retail
3 29 (6.61%) Banking
4 15 (3.42%) Advertising
4 15 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.19%) Marketing
6 10 (2.28%) Legal
7 4 (0.91%) Italian Language
7 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.91%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.46%) Billing
9 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.46%) Games
9 2 (0.46%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.69%) .NET
2 10 (2.28%) .NET Framework
3 7 (1.59%) HTML
4 6 (1.37%) CSS
4 6 (1.37%) jQuery
4 6 (1.37%) WinForms
5 4 (0.91%) Middleware
5 4 (0.91%) Web Services
6 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.23%) COM
6 1 (0.23%) J2EE
6 1 (0.23%) Mason
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.69%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.56%) PMI
3 19 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.10%) Driving Licence
5 14 (3.19%) User Experience
6 9 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.82%) NHS
8 7 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.91%) FMCG
11 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.46%) CCTV
12 2 (0.46%) Robotics
12 2 (0.46%) Social Media
13 1 (0.23%) IVR
13 1 (0.23%) Life Science
13 1 (0.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.37%) Windows
2 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (61.50%) Project Management
2 155 (35.31%) PRINCE2
3 152 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (25.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (13.21%) Waterfall
6 53 (12.07%) Scrum
7 51 (11.62%) E-Commerce
8 49 (11.16%) Risk Management
9 48 (10.93%) SDLC
10 37 (8.43%) Change Management
11 34 (7.74%) ERP
12 33 (7.52%) Software Delivery
13 30 (6.83%) PRINCE
14 25 (5.69%) ITIL
15 23 (5.24%) Business Analysis
16 22 (5.01%) CRM
17 19 (4.33%) Presales
18 18 (4.10%) Matrix Management
18 18 (4.10%) People Management
18 18 (4.10%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.78%) SQL
2 13 (2.96%) C#
3 9 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.37%) VB
5 5 (1.14%) VBA
6 3 (0.68%) C
6 3 (0.68%) Java
6 3 (0.68%) PHP
7 2 (0.46%) Python
8 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (9.34%) PMI Certification
2 36 (8.20%) PMP
3 32 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 21 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (3.19%) Degree
6 10 (2.28%) APMP
7 8 (1.82%) APMG
8 6 (1.37%) ISEB
9 4 (0.91%) PgMP
10 2 (0.46%) CAPM
10 2 (0.46%) HND
11 1 (0.23%) CCNA
11 1 (0.23%) CISA
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.23%) CISSP
11 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.23%) MCP
11 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.10%) PMO
2 14 (3.19%) QA
3 5 (1.14%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 48 (10.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.10%) SAP
3 9 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.82%) Oracle
5 7 (1.59%) IFS
6 6 (1.37%) Cisco
7 4 (0.91%) Epicor
7 4 (0.91%) Infor
7 4 (0.91%) Sage
8 3 (0.68%) Adobe
8 3 (0.68%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.46%) Apple
9 2 (0.46%) CA
9 2 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.46%) hybris
9 2 (0.46%) IBM
9 2 (0.46%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.46%) Teradata
10 1 (0.23%) Actian
10 1 (0.23%) Workday
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits.
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Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Yoh
Salary: £21791.77 - £26634.38 per annum
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + £4,200 car allowance
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
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Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
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Manchester
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Blackburn
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Posted: 24 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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