Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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

IT Project Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 241 249
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -66
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 52 81 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.80% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.83% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 49 75 107
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +1.01%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,139 9,776 11,937
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.68% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7,103 8,238 9,470
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in the West Midlands

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Project Manager in the West Midlands

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Project Manager in the West Midlands

IT Project Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 28 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Coventry -14 5 £47,000 -14.55% 2
Wolverhampton - 5 £32,500 -
Staffordshire +9 4 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Shropshire +23 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Warwickshire +11 2 £56,250 +2.27%
Worcestershire +20 1 £50,000 +47.06%
Walsall -5 1 £47,000 +20.51% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Solihull - 1 £47,500 -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT 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 West Midlands region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 38 (73.08%) Project Management
2 28 (53.85%) PRINCE2
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.69%) Finance
5 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.54%) Legal
6 6 (11.54%) Retail
6 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.62%) ITIL
7 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
7 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
7 5 (9.62%) Degree
7 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.62%) PMO
8 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
8 4 (7.69%) SDLC
8 4 (7.69%) Office 365
8 4 (7.69%) PMI
8 4 (7.69%) SMS
8 4 (7.69%) Scrum
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
9 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.77%) Migration
9 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
9 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Windows
9 3 (5.77%) PRINCE

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) SMS
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) Extranet
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Legal
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.69%) PMI
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
1 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Project Management
2 28 (53.85%) PRINCE2
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.62%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.69%) Change Management
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum
6 4 (7.69%) SDLC
7 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (5.77%) Decision-Making
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.77%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.77%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C
2 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
2 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.92%) APMP
3 1 (1.92%) CIPD
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) PMO
2 1 (1.92%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
1 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com