The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 390 425 470
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 703 586 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.55% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.58% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 586 463 402
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

IT Project Manager Salary Trend in the UK

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Project Manager over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 within the UK.

IT Project Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 678 £50,000 - 92
London +71 210 £55,000 -4.34% 25
South East -12 165 £47,500 -12.84% 20
Yorkshire +40 81 £50,000 +17.64% 5
North West +35 78 £50,000 +17.64% 8
West Yorkshire +35 68 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Leeds +25 46 £50,000 +17.64% 2
East of England -19 46 £47,500 -13.63% 4
West Midlands -23 46 £52,500 +10.52% 15
Surrey 0 40 £50,000 -20.00% 3
City of London +16 38 £62,500 +4.16% 4
Manchester +7 38 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Berkshire -16 38 £63,750 +10.86% 8
East Midlands +25 33 £45,000 -1.63% 5
Buckinghamshire +21 26 £46,250 -11.90% 2
Birmingham -10 25 £55,000 +17.02% 7
Hampshire -4 23 £40,000 -20.00% 2
West Sussex +5 21 £41,000 -25.45% 2
Nottinghamshire +27 19 £40,000 -13.97% 2
Nottingham +22 17 £40,750 -29.74% 1
South West -28 17 £46,000 +8.23% 10
Cheshire +10 16 £50,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +5 16 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 14 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Merseyside - 14 £52,500 - 1
Cambridge +14 13 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Reading -1 13 £51,250 +32.25% 5
Liverpool - 13 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -16 12 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Wakefield - 12 £47,500 -

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 883 (64.64%) PRINCE2
2 877 (64.20%) Project Management
3 410 (30.01%) Finance
4 395 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
5 385 (28.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 192 (14.06%) Retail
7 183 (13.40%) Degree
8 182 (13.32%) Microsoft
9 177 (12.96%) MS Project
10 173 (12.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 160 (11.71%) ITIL
12 145 (10.61%) PMI Certification
13 143 (10.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 142 (10.40%) Waterfall
15 123 (9.00%) MS Excel
16 120 (8.78%) Scrum
17 113 (8.27%) Change Management
17 113 (8.27%) SAP
18 111 (8.13%) Business Analysis
19 103 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
20 100 (7.32%) ERP
21 93 (6.81%) MS Office
22 91 (6.66%) Project Planning
23 88 (6.44%) PMI
23 88 (6.44%) PRINCE
24 86 (6.30%) PMP
25 85 (6.22%) Matrix Management
26 81 (5.93%) People Management
27 79 (5.78%) Mentoring
27 79 (5.78%) Manufacturing

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
2 25 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 10 (0.73%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.59%) MS Project Server
4 8 (0.59%) WorkSite
5 7 (0.51%) JBoss
6 6 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.37%) Lync
8 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.22%) CMS
9 3 (0.22%) Drupal
10 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.15%) WordPress
10 2 (0.15%) IIS
11 1 (0.073%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.073%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.073%) Moodle
11 1 (0.073%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 177 (12.96%) MS Project
2 123 (9.00%) MS Excel
3 93 (6.81%) MS Office
4 45 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.29%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.22%) Niku Workbench
9 1 (0.073%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.51%) SAP PLM
3 6 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.37%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.29%) HFM
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.22%) Maximo
6 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.15%) Endur
7 2 (0.15%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.15%) Agresso
7 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.073%) Findur
8 1 (0.073%) Movex
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.44%) SaaS
2 5 (0.37%) Office 365
3 2 (0.15%) Taleo
3 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.78%) LAN
2 34 (2.49%) WAN
3 30 (2.20%) Internet
4 27 (1.98%) Intranet
5 16 (1.17%) Extranet
6 14 (1.02%) Firewall
7 9 (0.66%) Wireless
8 8 (0.59%) SAN
9 7 (0.51%) VoIP
10 6 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.22%) VPN
12 3 (0.22%) 3G
12 3 (0.22%) MPLS
12 3 (0.22%) RFID
12 3 (0.22%) NAS
12 3 (0.22%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.22%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.15%) PABX
13 2 (0.15%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.51%) SAP BW
3 7 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.44%) QlikView
5 5 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.29%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.22%) DB2
7 3 (0.22%) MySQL
7 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.15%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.15%) DataStage
8 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.15%) MS Access
8 2 (0.15%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (0.44%) JIRA
2 4 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 410 (30.01%) Finance
2 192 (14.06%) Retail
3 79 (5.78%) Manufacturing
4 76 (5.56%) Banking
5 51 (3.73%) Marketing
6 50 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.56%) Law
8 31 (2.27%) Legal
9 22 (1.61%) Publishing
10 21 (1.54%) Billing
11 20 (1.46%) Back Office
12 18 (1.32%) Automotive
13 17 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.95%) Games
15 9 (0.66%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.59%) French Language
16 8 (0.59%) Advertising
17 7 (0.51%) Local Government
17 7 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
18 6 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.76%) .NET
2 15 (1.10%) Middleware
3 10 (0.73%) EDI
4 7 (0.51%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (0.44%) XML
5 6 (0.44%) HTML
5 6 (0.44%) J2EE
6 4 (0.29%) SAP Business Workflow
6 4 (0.29%) WebCenter
6 4 (0.29%) SOAP
7 3 (0.22%) Web Services
8 2 (0.15%) HTML5
8 2 (0.15%) CSS
9 1 (0.073%) OLE
9 1 (0.073%) LAMP
9 1 (0.073%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (6.44%) PMI
3 38 (2.78%) EPoS
4 35 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 27 (1.98%) FMCG
6 21 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 15 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 9 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.59%) NHS
11 7 (0.51%) Open Source
11 7 (0.51%) Social Media
12 6 (0.44%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.44%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.37%) Robotics
14 4 (0.29%) Derivative
14 4 (0.29%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.29%) SCADA
14 4 (0.29%) iPad
14 4 (0.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 72 (5.27%) Windows
2 25 (1.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (0.73%) UNIX
4 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.15%) Linux
8 1 (0.073%) Android
8 1 (0.073%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 883 (64.64%) PRINCE2
2 877 (64.20%) Project Management
3 395 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 385 (28.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 160 (11.71%) ITIL
6 142 (10.40%) Waterfall
7 120 (8.78%) Scrum
8 113 (8.27%) Change Management
9 111 (8.13%) Business Analysis
10 100 (7.32%) ERP
11 91 (6.66%) Project Planning
12 88 (6.44%) PRINCE
13 85 (6.22%) Matrix Management
14 81 (5.93%) People Management
15 79 (5.78%) Mentoring
16 71 (5.20%) E-Commerce
17 68 (4.98%) CRM
18 66 (4.83%) Line Management
19 59 (4.32%) Service Delivery
20 58 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (3.73%) Java
1 51 (3.73%) SQL
2 16 (1.17%) C
3 13 (0.95%) PL/SQL
4 8 (0.59%) PHP
4 8 (0.59%) C#
5 3 (0.22%) VBA
5 3 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.15%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.073%) Python
7 1 (0.073%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.073%) R
Qualifications
1 183 (13.40%) Degree
2 173 (12.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 145 (10.61%) PMI Certification
4 143 (10.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 86 (6.30%) PMP
6 43 (3.15%) Security Cleared
7 39 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 28 (2.05%) VCP4
8 28 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.46%) APMP
10 15 (1.10%) ISEB
11 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.44%) CISSP
12 6 (0.44%) MCSA
13 5 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.37%) CCNA
14 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.83%) QA
2 15 (1.10%) PMBOK
3 8 (0.59%) SLA
4 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.22%) GCP
6 3 (0.22%) GMP
7 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.15%) HL7
7 2 (0.15%) DICOM
8 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.073%) BS25999
8 1 (0.073%) COBIT
8 1 (0.073%) EMIR
System Software
1 12 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.22%) vSphere
5 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.15%) XenApp
6 1 (0.073%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.15%) SCCM
3 1 (0.073%) SCOM
Vendors
1 182 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 113 (8.27%) SAP
3 78 (5.71%) Oracle
4 32 (2.34%) VMware
5 29 (2.12%) Citrix
6 14 (1.02%) Cisco
7 9 (0.66%) HP
8 5 (0.37%) BMC
8 5 (0.37%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.29%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.29%) Siebel
9 4 (0.29%) Sun
9 4 (0.29%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe
10 3 (0.22%) Dell
10 3 (0.22%) Informatica
10 3 (0.22%) JDA
10 3 (0.22%) Sage
10 3 (0.22%) Niku
Southampton, Hampshire
Specsavers
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £56000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £4400 c/a + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Final Salary Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45,000+ £5,520 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45,000+ £5520 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 15% Bonus + Excelllent Flexible Be
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago