The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Project Manager
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 33 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 228 359 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.76% 5.81% 6.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 6.03% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 189 290 287
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £36,465
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4643 5951 4904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.31% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 4831 4194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the West Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in the West Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in the West Midlands

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 Project Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -25 78 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Coventry +9 48 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Warwickshire +22 30 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Worcestershire 0 15 £45,000 +13.44% 1
Staffordshire -9 13 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Solihull -15 12 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Walsall +11 6 £50,000 +11.73%
West Bromwich +1 5 £55,000 -
Shropshire -8 3 £49,375 +3.94% 1
Wolverhampton +6 1 £53,000 +24.70%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £40,000 -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West Midlands region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 300 (65.22%) Project Management
2 229 (49.78%) PRINCE2
3 146 (31.74%) Finance
4 127 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 121 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (13.04%) ITIL
7 59 (12.83%) Retail
8 58 (12.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 56 (12.17%) Scrum
10 48 (10.43%) PMO
11 47 (10.22%) PMP
12 41 (8.91%) SAP
13 39 (8.48%) Microsoft
14 38 (8.26%) Change Control
14 38 (8.26%) Line Management
15 37 (8.04%) QA
16 35 (7.61%) Change Management
17 33 (7.17%) Degree
18 32 (6.96%) ERP
19 31 (6.74%) Waterfall
20 30 (6.52%) SDLC
20 30 (6.52%) MS Project
20 30 (6.52%) Java
20 30 (6.52%) PMI Certification
21 29 (6.30%) CRM
21 29 (6.30%) Project Governance
22 28 (6.09%) People Management
23 27 (5.87%) Data Centre
23 27 (5.87%) Project Planning
24 26 (5.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 4 (0.87%) CMS
2 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.22%) Documentum
4 1 (0.22%) Kentico
Applications
1 30 (6.52%) MS Project
2 25 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.13%) MS Office
4 6 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (2.61%) SAP ERP
2 8 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.52%) SAP R/3
4 6 (1.30%) SAP CAR
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.65%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.65%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.43%) BPCS
8 2 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.70%) Office 365
2 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.30%) SaaS
4 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.17%) WAN
2 7 (1.52%) LAN
2 7 (1.52%) MPLS
3 6 (1.30%) DAB
4 5 (1.09%) BGP
4 5 (1.09%) Multicast
4 5 (1.09%) OSPF
4 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.65%) DNS
5 3 (0.65%) Firewall
5 3 (0.65%) Internet
5 3 (0.65%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.43%) DSL
6 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.43%) VPLS
7 1 (0.22%) HTTP
7 1 (0.22%) Skype
7 1 (0.22%) WebEx
7 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.30%) SAP HANA
2 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.65%) Riak
3 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.22%) GIS
5 1 (0.22%) Power BI
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.91%) JIRA
2 8 (1.74%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 146 (31.74%) Finance
2 59 (12.83%) Retail
3 24 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.26%) Marketing
5 13 (2.83%) Banking
6 10 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.74%) Advertising
7 8 (1.74%) Legal
8 4 (0.87%) Automotive
8 4 (0.87%) Billing
8 4 (0.87%) Law
9 2 (0.43%) Local Government
9 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.04%) Velocity
2 12 (2.61%) .NET
3 5 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.09%) Middleware
4 4 (0.87%) HTML
4 4 (0.87%) jQuery
5 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.65%) CSS
5 3 (0.65%) HTML5
5 3 (0.65%) Node.js
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.87%) Data Centre
2 13 (2.83%) EPoS
3 9 (1.96%) Virtual Team
4 7 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.52%) Digital TV
4 7 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.52%) PMI
5 6 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 6 (1.30%) NHS
6 5 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.09%) iPad
6 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.09%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.65%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.65%) User Experience
8 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.22%) Fintech
9 1 (0.22%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.39%) Windows
2 8 (1.74%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.09%) Linux
4 3 (0.65%) Solaris
4 3 (0.65%) Unix
5 2 (0.43%) Android
5 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (65.22%) Project Management
2 229 (49.78%) PRINCE2
3 127 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (13.04%) ITIL
6 56 (12.17%) Scrum
7 38 (8.26%) Change Control
7 38 (8.26%) Line Management
8 35 (7.61%) Change Management
9 32 (6.96%) ERP
10 31 (6.74%) Waterfall
11 30 (6.52%) SDLC
12 29 (6.30%) CRM
12 29 (6.30%) Project Governance
13 28 (6.09%) People Management
14 27 (5.87%) Project Planning
15 25 (5.43%) Time Management
16 23 (5.00%) Risk Management
17 22 (4.78%) Mentoring
18 20 (4.35%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.52%) Java
2 8 (1.74%) JavaScript
3 7 (1.52%) SQL
4 6 (1.30%) C#
5 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (12.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 47 (10.22%) PMP
3 33 (7.17%) Degree
4 30 (6.52%) PMI Certification
5 26 (5.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (3.48%) APMP
7 14 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.39%) CCNA
8 11 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.96%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.74%) CCNP
10 8 (1.74%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.65%) ISEB
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.43%) PMO
2 37 (8.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 41 (8.91%) SAP
2 39 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.78%) Oracle
4 19 (4.13%) Cisco
5 7 (1.52%) Sage
6 6 (1.30%) NetApp
6 6 (1.30%) VMware
7 5 (1.09%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.87%) Infor
8 4 (0.87%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.65%) Epicor
9 3 (0.65%) F5
10 2 (0.43%) Adobe
10 2 (0.43%) ATG
10 2 (0.43%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.43%) Computacenter
10 2 (0.43%) IBM
10 2 (0.43%) IFS
10 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.22%) Tableau
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