Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 24 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 26 22
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 4.51% 6.99% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 7.14% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 23
Preston median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +23.53% -10.53%
10th Percentile £16,500 £37,950 £33,750
90th Percentile £42,875 £64,000 £48,900
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -11.76%

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 228 224 193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.44% 97.82% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 182 204 170
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £24,800 £22,756 £22,400
90th Percentile £48,625 £53,750 £47,050
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Preston

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

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

1 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (81.82%) Project Management
3 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (63.64%) Strategic Planning
4 7 (63.64%) Budget Control
4 7 (63.64%) People Management
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (63.64%) Change Management
4 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management

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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
2 9 (81.82%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) Budget Control
3 7 (63.64%) Change Management
3 7 (63.64%) People Management
3 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 7 (63.64%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (63.64%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft