Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Project Manager was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

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
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 268 199
Rank change year-on-year +32 -69 +59
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 84 79 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.67% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.70% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78 74 111
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,965 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £65,875 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9560 11268 10762
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 96.19% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7959 8905 8970
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,216 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 16 October 2017.

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 16 October 2017. 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 +42 44 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Coventry +4 19 £55,000 +4.76%
Staffordshire +16 5 £52,500 -
Walsall +10 5 £39,000 -0.26%
Warwickshire -1 5 £42,500 -22.73%
Shropshire -5 1 £40,000 +15.94%
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, IT 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 West Midlands region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 61 (72.62%) PRINCE2
2 57 (67.86%) Project Management
3 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (34.52%) Finance
5 18 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 14 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (16.67%) .NET
7 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
7 13 (15.48%) C#
7 13 (15.48%) ITIL
7 13 (15.48%) Change Management
7 13 (15.48%) Change Control
7 13 (15.48%) Business Transformation
8 12 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 12 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 11 (13.10%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 10 (11.90%) ERP
10 10 (11.90%) Matrix Management
11 9 (10.71%) Legal
12 8 (9.52%) Scrum
12 8 (9.52%) PRINCE
12 8 (9.52%) Extranet
12 8 (9.52%) Retail
13 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
13 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
13 7 (8.33%) PMP
14 5 (5.95%) Migration
14 5 (5.95%) Law
14 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification

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 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 29 (34.52%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Legal
3 8 (9.52%) Retail
4 5 (5.95%) Law
5 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) French Language
6 1 (1.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
3 1 (1.19%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) iPad
2 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) EPoS
3 1 (1.19%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Android
1 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.19%) Windows
1 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (72.62%) PRINCE2
2 57 (67.86%) Project Management
3 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (15.48%) Business Transformation
5 13 (15.48%) Change Control
5 13 (15.48%) Change Management
5 13 (15.48%) ITIL
6 12 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 11 (13.10%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 10 (11.90%) ERP
8 10 (11.90%) Matrix Management
9 8 (9.52%) PRINCE
9 8 (9.52%) Scrum
10 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.95%) Migration
12 4 (4.76%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.76%) System Testing
12 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) C#
2 12 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 5 (5.95%) SQL
4 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (8.33%) PMP
3 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) HND
5 1 (1.19%) MCSD
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) PMO
2 1 (1.19%) GDPR
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco
3 1 (1.19%) IBM
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle