The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 3 months to 24 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
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 3 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.88% 5.21% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 5.21% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 6
Median salary £36,500 £52,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.47% +44.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £52,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £52,500 £46,250
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 Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 150 96 154
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 93.75% 100.00% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 129 82 111
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.53% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,025
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 Preston

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Preston

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 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 Preston region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) B2C
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) B2C
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft