The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 32 27
Rank change year-on-year -32 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 210 361 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.07% 5.87% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 6.10% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 181 294 327
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 4998 5922 5498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.90% 96.23% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 4644 4558
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -14 102 £50,000 - 13
Coventry -21 26 £56,250 +2.27% 6
Staffordshire +7 17 £45,000 +3.44% 4
Warwickshire -15 13 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Solihull -9 9 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Worcestershire -12 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Walsall +6 5 £39,000 -0.12%
Shropshire -21 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Halesowen - 1 £42,500 -
Smethwick - 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 285 (64.77%) Project Management
2 220 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 117 (26.59%) Finance
4 114 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (23.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (13.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 49 (11.14%) PMO
8 47 (10.68%) Retail
8 47 (10.68%) Scrum
8 47 (10.68%) ITIL
9 45 (10.23%) Change Control
10 44 (10.00%) PMP
11 42 (9.55%) Microsoft
12 39 (8.86%) SAP
13 38 (8.64%) Change Management
14 37 (8.41%) ERP
15 36 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 35 (7.95%) PMI Certification
17 33 (7.50%) Degree
17 33 (7.50%) QA
18 32 (7.27%) SDLC
19 28 (6.36%) Project Planning
20 27 (6.14%) CRM
20 27 (6.14%) Line Management
21 26 (5.91%) Project Governance
21 26 (5.91%) Microsoft Project
22 25 (5.68%) Manufacturing
23 24 (5.45%) Risk Management
23 24 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
23 24 (5.45%) Office 365

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 9 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.59%) CMS
3 2 (0.45%) Drupal
3 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.45%) WordPress
4 1 (0.23%) Documentum
4 1 (0.23%) Kentico
4 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (5.91%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (3.41%) SAP ERP
2 8 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.59%) SAP R/3
4 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.91%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.68%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.45%) Magento
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.45%) SAP CAR
7 2 (0.45%) Shopify
8 1 (0.23%) BPCS
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.23%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.45%) Office 365
2 8 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.68%) Yammer
5 2 (0.45%) AdWords
5 2 (0.45%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.41%) WAN
2 6 (1.36%) DAB
2 6 (1.36%) LAN
3 5 (1.14%) MPLS
4 4 (0.91%) Firewall
4 4 (0.91%) Skype
4 4 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (0.91%) VLAN
4 4 (0.91%) WLAN
5 3 (0.68%) Extranet
6 2 (0.45%) BGP
6 2 (0.45%) DNS
6 2 (0.45%) Network Security
6 2 (0.45%) OSPF
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) WebEx
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.91%) GIS
5 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.68%) Riak
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.45%) Big Data
6 2 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (2.05%) JIRA
2 5 (1.14%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.23%) eCATT
3 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 117 (26.59%) Finance
2 47 (10.68%) Retail
3 25 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.77%) Legal
5 11 (2.50%) Marketing
6 10 (2.27%) Banking
7 7 (1.59%) Law
8 6 (1.36%) Advertising
8 6 (1.36%) Automotive
9 5 (1.14%) French Language
9 5 (1.14%) German Language
10 4 (0.91%) Polish Language
10 4 (0.91%) Russian Language
10 4 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.45%) Games
12 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.86%) .NET
2 11 (2.50%) Velocity
3 7 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.14%) HTML
5 4 (0.91%) jQuery
6 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.68%) CSS
6 3 (0.68%) HTML5
6 3 (0.68%) Middleware
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.45%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) COM
8 1 (0.23%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 12 (2.73%) Driving Licence
3 11 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.50%) Virtual Team
4 9 (2.05%) PMI
5 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.14%) EPoS
6 5 (1.14%) iPad
7 4 (0.91%) NHS
7 4 (0.91%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.68%) Digital Signage
8 3 (0.68%) Digital TV
8 3 (0.68%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.68%) User Experience
8 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.18%) Windows
2 8 (1.82%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.59%) Linux
4 5 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (64.77%) Project Management
2 220 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 114 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (23.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (10.68%) ITIL
5 47 (10.68%) Scrum
6 45 (10.23%) Change Control
7 38 (8.64%) Change Management
8 37 (8.41%) ERP
9 32 (7.27%) SDLC
10 28 (6.36%) Project Planning
11 27 (6.14%) CRM
11 27 (6.14%) Line Management
12 26 (5.91%) Project Governance
13 24 (5.45%) Risk Management
14 23 (5.23%) Matrix Management
14 23 (5.23%) Waterfall
15 22 (5.00%) People Management
16 21 (4.77%) Presales
17 20 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.00%) Java
2 10 (2.27%) SQL
3 9 (2.05%) C#
3 9 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.36%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.45%) C++
5 2 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.23%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (13.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 44 (10.00%) PMP
3 36 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 35 (7.95%) PMI Certification
5 33 (7.50%) Degree
6 15 (3.41%) APMP
7 12 (2.73%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.27%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.05%) CCNA
9 9 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.91%) CCNP
12 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.45%) PhD
13 2 (0.45%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.23%) HND
14 1 (0.23%) ISEB
14 1 (0.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.14%) PMO
2 33 (7.50%) QA
3 3 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.23%) Nagios
1 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.86%) SAP
3 20 (4.55%) Oracle
4 16 (3.64%) Cisco
5 5 (1.14%) HP
5 5 (1.14%) JD Edwards
6 4 (0.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (0.91%) VMware
7 3 (0.68%) NetApp
8 2 (0.45%) ATG
8 2 (0.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.45%) Computacenter
8 2 (0.45%) F5
8 2 (0.45%) Google
8 2 (0.45%) Sage
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.23%) IFS
9 1 (0.23%) Infor
9 1 (0.23%) Pega
9 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds
West Midlands
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + a strong package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus (10%), Car, Holidays and Pension.
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
SSP
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Carter Personnel Consultants Limited T/A Integrate Technology Resource
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £42,356 - 63,534 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
CloudThing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
SSP Worldwide
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Car, and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago