Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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

Project Manager
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 37 30
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 22 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 10.68% 4.48% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.28% 4.74% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 14
Preston median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -28.57% +23.53%
10th Percentile £42,750 £16,500 £37,650
90th Percentile £56,250 £43,000 £64,250
Lancashire median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +16.00% -7.98% +8.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent vacancies in Preston with a recognized job title 195 211 239
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 94.62% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 144 165 219
Preston median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,170 £22,767
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,000 £52,500
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Preston

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Preston

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Preston over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Preston

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 Preston region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (27.27%) Retail
5 5 (22.73%) Resource Allocation
5 5 (22.73%) Resource Management
5 5 (22.73%) Smart Meter
5 5 (22.73%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (22.73%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
7 3 (13.64%) Requirements Management
7 3 (13.64%) Process Management
7 3 (13.64%) B2B
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) ERP
8 2 (9.09%) PMP
8 2 (9.09%) Information Security
8 2 (9.09%) JIRA
8 2 (9.09%) QA
8 2 (9.09%) Change Control
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
8 2 (9.09%) Trello
8 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
8 2 (9.09%) GDPR
8 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Trello
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Smart Meter
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (22.73%) Programme Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Resource Allocation
4 5 (22.73%) Resource Management
5 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 3 (13.64%) B2B
6 3 (13.64%) Process Management
6 3 (13.64%) Requirements Management
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Information Security
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) APMP
1 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) SAP