Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 243 215
Rank change year-on-year -9 -28 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 67 64 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.65% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.67% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 65 55 115
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.90% - +5.00%

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 9,404 9,574 11,051
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 97.19% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7,331 7,822 9,018
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,275 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +11 40 £46,250 +5.71% 1
Coventry -20 10 £50,000 -6.98% 1
Staffordshire +14 6 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Worcestershire +24 3 £47,500 +39.71% 1
Warwickshire +3 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Walsall -6 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £50,000 -
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 47 (70.15%) Project Management
2 39 (58.21%) PRINCE2
3 31 (46.27%) Finance
4 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.93%) Migration
5 10 (14.93%) CRM
6 9 (13.43%) ITIL
6 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (13.43%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (13.43%) Change Management
6 9 (13.43%) Degree
7 8 (11.94%) Project Planning
7 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.45%) Supplier Management
8 7 (10.45%) Office 365
8 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
8 7 (10.45%) Legal
8 7 (10.45%) Scrum
8 7 (10.45%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (8.96%) PMO
9 6 (8.96%) SDLC
9 6 (8.96%) Business Transformation
9 6 (8.96%) Matrix Management
10 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.46%) Retail
10 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (7.46%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.45%) Office 365
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) Extranet
3 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Legal
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
1 7 (10.45%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.49%) EPoS
3 1 (1.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Project Management
2 39 (58.21%) PRINCE2
3 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.93%) CRM
4 10 (14.93%) Migration
5 9 (13.43%) Change Management
5 9 (13.43%) ITIL
6 8 (11.94%) Project Planning
7 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 7 (10.45%) Supplier Management
8 6 (8.96%) Business Transformation
8 6 (8.96%) Matrix Management
8 6 (8.96%) SDLC
9 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.46%) PRINCE
9 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.97%) B2B
10 4 (5.97%) Coaching
10 4 (5.97%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.48%) APMP
5 1 (1.49%) CIPD
5 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) PMO
2 5 (7.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
1 4 (5.97%) SCOM
2 2 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
1 9 (13.43%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.48%) Citrix
2 3 (4.48%) VMware
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco