The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / North West
Rank 71 40 39
Rank change year-on-year -31 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 237 279 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.91% 4.91% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 5.05% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 185 209 310
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,980 £60,500 £57,500
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 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
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%  

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 26 March 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 26 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 -33 136 £47,500 - 27
Cheshire -18 38 £45,000 -2.17% 7
Merseyside +14 32 £51,250 +6.21% 3
Lancashire -18 15 £35,000 - 3
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 219 (56.01%) Project Management
2 153 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 125 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (30.18%) Finance
5 114 (29.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (14.83%) Microsoft
7 54 (13.81%) SDLC
8 51 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 36 (9.21%) MS Excel
10 35 (8.95%) E-Commerce
11 34 (8.70%) Risk Management
11 34 (8.70%) Software Delivery
12 33 (8.44%) Change Management
12 33 (8.44%) ERP
13 31 (7.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 29 (7.42%) Retail
15 28 (7.16%) People Management
16 26 (6.65%) Project Planning
16 26 (6.65%) Scrum
17 25 (6.39%) PMP
17 25 (6.39%) SQL
17 25 (6.39%) MS Project
18 24 (6.14%) PRINCE
19 23 (5.88%) Business Analysis
20 22 (5.63%) Dynamics AX
21 20 (5.12%) Time Management
21 20 (5.12%) Manufacturing
21 20 (5.12%) SAP
21 20 (5.12%) PMI Certification
21 20 (5.12%) Presales

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 8 (2.05%) CMS
2 3 (0.77%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.51%) Confluence
3 2 (0.51%) Drupal
3 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.26%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.39%) MS Project
3 15 (3.84%) MS Office
4 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (5.63%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.77%) Sage X3
3 3 (0.77%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.77%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.51%) Magento
4 2 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.51%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.51%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.26%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Office 365
2 2 (0.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.26%) GitHub
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.79%) Internet
2 6 (1.53%) WAN
3 3 (0.77%) LAN
3 3 (0.77%) Skype
3 3 (0.77%) VoIP
3 3 (0.77%) Wireless
4 2 (0.51%) MPLS
4 2 (0.51%) MVNO
4 2 (0.51%) VPN
5 1 (0.26%) Extranet
5 1 (0.26%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.26%) GIS
3 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.26%) MySQL
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.26%) Phabricator
2 1 (0.26%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.26%) Selenium
2 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
General
1 118 (30.18%) Finance
2 29 (7.42%) Retail
3 20 (5.12%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.32%) Legal
5 12 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.81%) Advertising
7 10 (2.56%) Banking
8 9 (2.30%) Marketing
9 2 (0.51%) Automotive
9 2 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.51%) Publishing
9 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.58%) .NET
2 7 (1.79%) HTML
3 6 (1.53%) CSS
4 5 (1.28%) jQuery
4 5 (1.28%) WinForms
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.51%) Web Services
6 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.26%) Middleware
6 1 (0.26%) Phalcon
6 1 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.07%) PMI
3 11 (2.81%) Driving Licence
4 10 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.05%) User Experience
6 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.53%) NHS
7 4 (1.02%) FMCG
8 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.51%) CCTV
9 2 (0.51%) Fintech
9 2 (0.51%) Social Media
9 2 (0.51%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.26%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.26%) iPad
10 1 (0.26%) Life Science
10 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.51%) Linux
1 2 (0.51%) Windows
1 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (56.01%) Project Management
2 153 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 125 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (29.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (13.81%) SDLC
6 51 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 35 (8.95%) E-Commerce
8 34 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 34 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 33 (8.44%) Change Management
9 33 (8.44%) ERP
10 28 (7.16%) People Management
11 26 (6.65%) Project Planning
11 26 (6.65%) Scrum
12 24 (6.14%) PRINCE
13 23 (5.88%) Business Analysis
14 20 (5.12%) Presales
14 20 (5.12%) Time Management
15 18 (4.60%) Project Governance
16 15 (3.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.39%) SQL
2 11 (2.81%) C#
3 7 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.28%) VB
4 5 (1.28%) VBA
5 4 (1.02%) Java
6 3 (0.77%) C
6 3 (0.77%) PHP
7 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (7.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 25 (6.39%) PMP
3 20 (5.12%) PMI Certification
4 15 (3.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (3.58%) Degree
6 11 (2.81%) APMP
7 4 (1.02%) APMG
7 4 (1.02%) ISEB
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
8 1 (0.26%) CISA
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) MAPM
8 1 (0.26%) MCP
8 1 (0.26%) PgMP
8 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.60%) PMO
2 12 (3.07%) QA
3 10 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.56%) Solvency II
4 9 (2.30%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.77%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.51%) IFRS
7 1 (0.26%) COBIT
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.26%) KVM
1 1 (0.26%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Ansible
1 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.12%) SAP
3 11 (2.81%) Oracle
4 3 (0.77%) Cisco
4 3 (0.77%) JD Edwards
4 3 (0.77%) Sage
5 2 (0.51%) Epicor
5 2 (0.51%) Hitachi
5 2 (0.51%) IFS
5 2 (0.51%) Infor
5 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.26%) BT
6 1 (0.26%) Cognos
6 1 (0.26%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.26%) Google
6 1 (0.26%) Mitel
6 1 (0.26%) Planview
6 1 (0.26%) PTC
6 1 (0.26%) TIBCO
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Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + a brilliant package
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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