Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 72 37
Rank change year-on-year -15 -35 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 442 476 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.34% 3.82% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 3.93% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 339 401 637
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,500 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 12765 12111 12656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.07% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10228 10201 10494
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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 -29 251 £50,000 - 17
Cheshire +18 127 £52,500 - 2
Merseyside -8 31 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Lancashire -14 29 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Cumbria +6 1 £60,000 +14.29%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 268 (60.63%) Project Management
2 193 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (39.59%) PRINCE2
4 159 (35.97%) Finance
5 120 (27.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (16.74%) Risk Management
7 69 (15.61%) Scrum
7 69 (15.61%) Waterfall
8 59 (13.35%) Retail
9 56 (12.67%) Banking
10 53 (11.99%) PMI Certification
11 51 (11.54%) E-Commerce
12 48 (10.86%) Microsoft Project
13 47 (10.63%) PMP
13 47 (10.63%) SDLC
14 44 (9.95%) Change Control
15 41 (9.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 39 (8.82%) Microsoft
17 38 (8.60%) ITIL
18 35 (7.92%) ERP
19 34 (7.69%) PMO
20 31 (7.01%) Change Management
21 30 (6.79%) Software Delivery
22 29 (6.56%) Programme Management
23 28 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (6.11%) CRM
25 25 (5.66%) PMI
25 25 (5.66%) Investment Banking
26 24 (5.43%) Wealth Management
26 24 (5.43%) .NET

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 10 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.68%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.68%) Drupal
2 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.68%) SAS
2 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.45%) CMS
3 2 (0.45%) Confluence
3 2 (0.45%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.23%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (10.86%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.58%) Chatbot
5 6 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.36%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.45%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.45%) JDE World
4 2 (0.45%) Magento
4 2 (0.45%) Maximo
4 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Primavera
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.90%) Office 365
2 4 (0.90%) SaaS
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.45%) Mavenlink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.71%) WAN
2 9 (2.04%) Internet
3 5 (1.13%) LAN
3 5 (1.13%) VLAN
3 5 (1.13%) VoIP
3 5 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.90%) SMS
5 3 (0.68%) Firewall
5 3 (0.68%) SAN
6 2 (0.45%) Broadband
6 2 (0.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.45%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.45%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) HTTP
7 1 (0.23%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (0.23%) MPLS
7 1 (0.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.45%) Big Data
3 2 (0.45%) MS Access
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.45%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.23%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.23%) GIS
4 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.23%) Power BI
4 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (2.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.23%) Gradle
2 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 159 (35.97%) Finance
2 59 (13.35%) Retail
3 56 (12.67%) Banking
4 25 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.30%) Law
6 17 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 12 (2.71%) Marketing
9 11 (2.49%) Manufacturing
10 10 (2.26%) Advertising
11 8 (1.81%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.90%) Electronics
12 4 (0.90%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.68%) Billing
13 3 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.45%) Games
14 2 (0.45%) Legal
14 2 (0.45%) Local Government
14 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.43%) .NET
2 9 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 6 (1.36%) Middleware
4 4 (0.90%) HTML
4 4 (0.90%) Mason
5 3 (0.68%) COM
6 2 (0.45%) JSP
6 2 (0.45%) SOAP
7 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.23%) CSS
7 1 (0.23%) CSS3
7 1 (0.23%) EJB
7 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.23%) HTML5
7 1 (0.23%) J2EE
7 1 (0.23%) jQuery
7 1 (0.23%) Node.js
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.23%) Servlets
7 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.66%) PMI
3 21 (4.75%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.81%) User Experience
7 7 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.58%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.36%) NHS
8 6 (1.36%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.13%) Fintech
9 5 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.68%) Handset
11 3 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.45%) Robotics
12 2 (0.45%) Tandem
13 1 (0.23%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.04%) Windows
2 5 (1.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.68%) Android
3 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.68%) Unix
4 2 (0.45%) Linux
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (60.63%) Project Management
2 193 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (39.59%) PRINCE2
4 120 (27.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (16.74%) Risk Management
6 69 (15.61%) Scrum
6 69 (15.61%) Waterfall
7 51 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 47 (10.63%) SDLC
9 44 (9.95%) Change Control
10 38 (8.60%) ITIL
11 35 (7.92%) ERP
12 31 (7.01%) Change Management
13 30 (6.79%) Software Delivery
14 29 (6.56%) Programme Management
15 27 (6.11%) CRM
16 24 (5.43%) Wealth Management
17 23 (5.20%) PRINCE
18 22 (4.98%) Matrix Management
18 22 (4.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.81%) Java
1 8 (1.81%) SQL
2 6 (1.36%) C#
3 5 (1.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.90%) Python
5 3 (0.68%) PHP
5 3 (0.68%) Ruby
6 2 (0.45%) C
6 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.45%) VBA
7 1 (0.23%) C++
7 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (11.99%) PMI Certification
2 47 (10.63%) PMP
3 41 (9.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 20 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 19 (4.30%) Degree
6 12 (2.71%) APMG
7 8 (1.81%) APMP
8 4 (0.90%) ISEB
8 4 (0.90%) PgMP
9 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.45%) CISM
10 2 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) CISA
11 1 (0.23%) CISSP
11 1 (0.23%) MCP
11 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.69%) PMO
2 17 (3.85%) QA
3 10 (2.26%) PMBOK
4 9 (2.04%) GDPR
5 5 (1.13%) PSD2
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.30%) SAP
3 14 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.81%) Oracle
5 6 (1.36%) Adobe
5 6 (1.36%) Cognizant
5 6 (1.36%) hybris
6 4 (0.90%) Capita
7 3 (0.68%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.68%) Teradata
7 3 (0.68%) TSYS
8 2 (0.45%) Google
8 2 (0.45%) IBM
8 2 (0.45%) IFS
8 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.45%) Sage
8 2 (0.45%) Twitter
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix
9 1 (0.23%) VMware