Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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

Project Manager
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 42 32
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 6.10% 0.87% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.28% 0.89% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 6
Wakefield median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -16.67%
10th Percentile £35,650 £33,375 £33,125
90th Percentile £45,000 £55,125 £51,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Permanent vacancies in Wakefield with a recognized job title 239 225 205
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 97.83% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 204 209 178
Wakefield median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +20.97%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,125 £52,750 £49,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Wakefield

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Wakefield

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Wakefield over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Wakefield

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Wakefield region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Retail
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (13.33%) Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (6.67%) ERP
9 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
9 1 (6.67%) Windows
9 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
9 1 (6.67%) PMO
9 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
9 1 (6.67%) Resource Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft