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IT project and programme managers

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£21,320 pile of coins

Age 35

£53,040 pile of coins

Age 50

£63,960 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £47,840

What does this career do?

Jobholders in this unit group manage, coordinate and technically supervise specific IT projects and programmes of a discrete duration and/or budget.

Typical tasks

  • works with client or senior management to establish and clarify the aims, objectives and requirements of the IT project or programme
  • plans the stages of the project or programme, reviews actions and amends plans as necessary
  • coordinates and supervises the activities of the project/programme team
  • manages third party contributions to the programme or project
  • monitors progress including project/programme budget, timescale and quality
  • coordinates and oversees implementation of the project or programme
  • reports on project or programme to senior management and/or client.

Current entry requirements

Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification, although entry with other academic qualifications and/or significant relevant experience is possible. There is a variety of relevant vocational, professional and postgraduate qualifications available.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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