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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 450 453 538
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +85
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 578 520 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.51% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 463 448 321
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,570 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 October 2014 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 24 October 2014. 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 +6 529 £50,000 - 62
London +1 156 £55,000 +9.70% 16
South East -26 146 £50,000 - 12
North West +13 47 £50,000 +17.64% 12
East of England +13 47 £47,750 -4.50% 6
Yorkshire -19 46 £42,500 +25.92% 8
Surrey -13 37 £52,500 -4.54% 2
West Yorkshire -15 37 £42,500 +41.66% 4
South West -29 35 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire -8 31 £53,000 +1.92% 3
City of London +14 29 £57,500 -4.16% 8
Scotland -5 29 £55,000 +5.76% 1
East Midlands +2 28 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Leeds -4 28 £32,500 +13.04% 2
West Midlands -22 24 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Edinburgh -5 23 £64,500 +22.85%
Hampshire -26 23 £50,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +26 22 £55,000 +22.22%
Essex +20 21 £49,500 +2.80% 2
West Sussex +8 20 £44,250 +1.14% 2
Kent +18 19 £52,500 +64.06% 1
Oxford +31 18 £55,000 +42.85%
Birmingham -11 16 £45,000 -
Merseyside +26 15 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Liverpool +21 13 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Slough +4 13 £53,000 -11.66%
Cheshire -8 13 £67,500 +58.82% 2
Nottinghamshire +13 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Crawley +6 12 £40,000 -27.27%
Bristol +3 12 £45,000 +20.80% 3

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 805 (65.71%) Project Management
2 775 (63.27%) PRINCE2
3 421 (34.37%) Finance
4 308 (25.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 262 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
6 171 (13.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 164 (13.39%) Microsoft
8 157 (12.82%) Retail
9 150 (12.24%) ITIL
9 150 (12.24%) Degree
10 146 (11.92%) PMI Certification
11 131 (10.69%) MS Project
12 126 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 116 (9.47%) MS Excel
14 108 (8.82%) MS Office
15 107 (8.73%) PMP
16 105 (8.57%) Banking
17 104 (8.49%) Business Analysis
18 97 (7.92%) E-Commerce
19 95 (7.76%) Change Management
20 89 (7.27%) ERP
20 89 (7.27%) SAP
21 83 (6.78%) Scrum
22 77 (6.29%) Project Planning
23 75 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
24 72 (5.88%) People Management
24 72 (5.88%) PRINCE
25 71 (5.80%) CRM
26 69 (5.63%) PMI
27 68 (5.55%) Windows

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 39 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (1.39%) MS Project Server
4 9 (0.73%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.57%) JBoss
6 6 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.41%) CMS
7 5 (0.41%) IIS
8 3 (0.24%) Drupal
8 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.16%) Lync
9 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.16%) WordPress
9 2 (0.16%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.16%) Apache
10 1 (0.082%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.082%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.082%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.082%) WebLogic
Applications
1 131 (10.69%) MS Project
2 116 (9.47%) MS Excel
3 108 (8.82%) MS Office
4 35 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.65%) SAP PLM
2 8 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.49%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.49%) CA Clarity
4 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.41%) Academy Housing
4 5 (0.41%) arcHouse
4 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.33%) Agresso
5 4 (0.33%) Magento
6 3 (0.24%) Maximo
7 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.082%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.57%) SaaS
2 4 (0.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.12%) WAN
2 21 (1.71%) LAN
3 20 (1.63%) Internet
4 13 (1.06%) SAN
5 11 (0.90%) Firewall
6 9 (0.73%) Intranet
7 5 (0.41%) iSCSI
7 5 (0.41%) NAS
8 4 (0.33%) Wireless
8 4 (0.33%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.24%) DNS
9 3 (0.24%) VoIP
9 3 (0.24%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.24%) Extranet
9 3 (0.24%) SWIFTNet
9 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.16%) PABX
10 2 (0.16%) H.323
10 2 (0.16%) Network Security
10 2 (0.16%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.98%) MySQL
3 8 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (0.65%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.24%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.16%) Big Data
7 2 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.16%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.16%) DataStage
7 2 (0.16%) OLAP
7 2 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.082%) MS Access
8 1 (0.082%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.082%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (1.22%) JIRA
2 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.24%) Redmine
2 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.082%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 421 (34.37%) Finance
2 157 (12.82%) Retail
3 105 (8.57%) Banking
4 56 (4.57%) Legal
5 55 (4.49%) Law
6 49 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 43 (3.51%) Marketing
8 37 (3.02%) Telecoms
9 29 (2.37%) Investment Banking
10 22 (1.80%) Publishing
11 19 (1.55%) Automotive
12 16 (1.31%) Back Office
13 15 (1.22%) Advertising
13 15 (1.22%) Games
14 12 (0.98%) Billing
15 8 (0.65%) Front Office
16 7 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.57%) French Language
17 6 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
18 5 (0.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.92%) .NET
2 13 (1.06%) HTML
3 9 (0.73%) CSS
4 8 (0.65%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.57%) XML
6 6 (0.49%) Middleware
7 4 (0.33%) EDI
7 4 (0.33%) SOAP
7 4 (0.33%) Web Services
8 3 (0.24%) J2EE
8 3 (0.24%) LAMP
9 2 (0.16%) Spring
9 2 (0.16%) WPF
9 2 (0.16%) GWT
9 2 (0.16%) jQuery
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.082%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.63%) PMI
3 32 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.45%) FMCG
5 29 (2.37%) EPoS
6 21 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 9 (0.73%) Social Media
7 9 (0.73%) NHS
7 9 (0.73%) User Experience
8 8 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.57%) Economics
9 7 (0.57%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.49%) iPad
10 6 (0.49%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.49%) Derivative
10 6 (0.49%) Open Source
11 5 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.33%) Kindle
12 4 (0.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 68 (5.55%) Windows
2 18 (1.47%) UNIX
3 17 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 16 (1.31%) Linux
5 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.082%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.082%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (65.71%) Project Management
2 775 (63.27%) PRINCE2
3 308 (25.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 262 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (12.24%) ITIL
6 104 (8.49%) Business Analysis
7 97 (7.92%) E-Commerce
8 95 (7.76%) Change Management
9 89 (7.27%) ERP
10 83 (6.78%) Scrum
11 77 (6.29%) Project Planning
12 72 (5.88%) PRINCE
12 72 (5.88%) People Management
13 71 (5.80%) CRM
14 58 (4.73%) Matrix Management
14 58 (4.73%) Waterfall
15 55 (4.49%) Risk Management
16 54 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 47 (3.84%) Change Control
18 46 (3.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (4.16%) SQL
2 23 (1.88%) Java
3 21 (1.71%) C
4 15 (1.22%) PHP
5 9 (0.73%) C#
6 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.16%) VB
7 2 (0.16%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.082%) C++
8 1 (0.082%) VBA
Qualifications
1 171 (13.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 150 (12.24%) Degree
3 146 (11.92%) PMI Certification
4 126 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 107 (8.73%) PMP
6 35 (2.86%) APMP
7 30 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.55%) ISEB
9 17 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 17 (1.39%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.41%) CISSP
13 4 (0.33%) CISM
14 3 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.24%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.24%) CCNA
14 3 (0.24%) HNC
14 3 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.61%) QA
2 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) Basel III
4 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.16%) COBIT
4 2 (0.16%) HL7
4 2 (0.16%) TickIT
4 2 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.082%) DICOM
5 1 (0.082%) COREP
5 1 (0.082%) P3O
5 1 (0.082%) CRD IV
System Software
1 11 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.57%) vSphere
4 6 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.082%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (0.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.082%) SCOM
2 1 (0.082%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.082%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 164 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 89 (7.27%) SAP
3 53 (4.33%) Oracle
4 33 (2.69%) VMware
5 30 (2.45%) Citrix
6 14 (1.14%) IBM
7 12 (0.98%) Cisco
8 7 (0.57%) HP
8 7 (0.57%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.49%) CA
10 5 (0.41%) Anite
10 5 (0.41%) Northgate
10 5 (0.41%) Civica
10 5 (0.41%) Comino
10 5 (0.41%) Capita
10 5 (0.41%) Orchard
11 4 (0.33%) Informatica
12 3 (0.24%) Remedy
12 3 (0.24%) Pegasus
12 3 (0.24%) Cognos
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: To circa £35k + bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TK Maxx
Posted: 14 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and generous benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Riding
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
networx
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KDR
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + dependent on previous experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: circ £40k - £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago