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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 397 419 515
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +96
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 691 652 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.58% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.62% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 580 520 351
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.38%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 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 27 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 +44 668 £50,000 -4.76% 83
London +92 219 £55,000 -8.33% 26
South East -14 158 £47,000 -14.54% 19
Yorkshire +40 72 £47,500 +11.76% 5
North West +28 69 £48,750 +8.33% 10
West Yorkshire +37 59 £47,500 +11.76% 3
West Midlands -18 56 £52,500 +10.52% 11
East of England -20 47 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Leeds +34 41 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Surrey +5 36 £50,000 -20.00% 3
City of London +7 35 £62,500 - 9
Manchester +6 32 £47,500 +12.42% 6
Berkshire -7 30 £62,500 - 3
West Sussex +13 29 £47,000 -6.00% 4
East Midlands +13 29 £46,250 +8.82% 3
Hampshire +4 27 £41,000 -18.00%
Buckinghamshire +16 26 £46,250 -15.90% 3
Birmingham -5 24 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Cheshire +13 16 £48,750 -18.75% 3
Nottinghamshire +8 16 £47,500 +15.85% 1
South West -42 16 £46,000 +2.22% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 15 £47,500 -15.55% 3
Crawley +2 15 £47,000 -28.24%
Cambridge +23 14 £47,500 +11.76%
Milton Keynes +10 14 £43,750 -16.66% 2
Nottingham +2 14 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Southampton +2 13 £40,500 -
Reading +1 13 £52,500 +10.52%
Hertfordshire -13 13 £56,000 +1.81% 1
Wakefield - 12 £47,500 -

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 892 (64.50%) Project Management
2 875 (63.27%) PRINCE2
3 405 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
4 402 (29.07%) Finance
5 383 (27.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 196 (14.17%) Retail
7 184 (13.30%) MS Project
8 183 (13.23%) Microsoft
9 175 (12.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 174 (12.58%) Degree
11 159 (11.50%) ITIL
12 153 (11.06%) Waterfall
13 139 (10.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 133 (9.62%) PMI Certification
15 130 (9.40%) MS Excel
16 125 (9.04%) Scrum
17 117 (8.46%) Change Management
18 114 (8.24%) Business Analysis
19 109 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
20 104 (7.52%) ERP
21 103 (7.45%) SAP
22 92 (6.65%) MS Office
22 92 (6.65%) Matrix Management
23 88 (6.36%) Project Planning
24 84 (6.07%) Mentoring
25 82 (5.93%) PMI
26 81 (5.86%) PRINCE
26 81 (5.86%) People Management
27 79 (5.71%) Oracle
28 78 (5.64%) PMP

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 32 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (1.01%) WorkSite
4 11 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.43%) Lync
7 5 (0.36%) JBoss
8 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.22%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.22%) CMS
10 2 (0.14%) IIS
10 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.14%) Drupal
10 2 (0.14%) WordPress
11 1 (0.072%) Moodle
11 1 (0.072%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.072%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.072%) WebLogic
Applications
1 184 (13.30%) MS Project
2 130 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 92 (6.65%) MS Office
4 48 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (2.39%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.29%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.22%) Niku Workbench
9 1 (0.072%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.36%) SAP CO
2 5 (0.36%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.29%) HFM
3 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.22%) SAP PLM
4 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.22%) Movex
5 2 (0.14%) Agresso
5 2 (0.14%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.14%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.14%) Endur
6 1 (0.072%) Findur
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.072%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.072%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.51%) SaaS
2 5 (0.36%) Office 365
3 4 (0.29%) Taleo
4 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.75%) Intranet
2 35 (2.53%) Internet
2 35 (2.53%) LAN
3 33 (2.39%) WAN
4 23 (1.66%) Extranet
5 14 (1.01%) Firewall
6 9 (0.65%) Wireless
7 7 (0.51%) VoIP
8 6 (0.43%) SAN
8 6 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (0.36%) RFID
10 4 (0.29%) VPN
11 3 (0.22%) MPLS
12 2 (0.14%) PABX
12 2 (0.14%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.14%) DNS
12 2 (0.14%) ISDN
12 2 (0.14%) DHCP
12 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (0.58%) SAP BW
4 7 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.43%) QlikView
6 5 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.29%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.22%) DB2
8 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.22%) DataStage
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.14%) OLAP
9 2 (0.14%) MS Access
9 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.072%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.072%) MySQL
10 1 (0.072%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (0.36%) JIRA
2 4 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 402 (29.07%) Finance
2 196 (14.17%) Retail
3 77 (5.57%) Manufacturing
4 72 (5.21%) Banking
5 52 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 48 (3.47%) Marketing
7 42 (3.04%) Law
8 35 (2.53%) Legal
9 29 (2.10%) Billing
10 23 (1.66%) Publishing
11 20 (1.45%) Back Office
12 18 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (1.01%) Automotive
14 13 (0.94%) Games
15 10 (0.72%) General Ledger
16 9 (0.65%) Advertising
16 9 (0.65%) Electronics
17 7 (0.51%) Local Government
17 7 (0.51%) French Language
17 7 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (5.06%) .NET
2 13 (0.94%) Middleware
3 9 (0.65%) EDI
4 7 (0.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (0.43%) J2EE
6 5 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.36%) XML
7 4 (0.29%) HTML
7 4 (0.29%) SOAP
7 4 (0.29%) SAP Business Workflow
7 4 (0.29%) WebCenter
8 3 (0.22%) LAMP
9 2 (0.14%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.14%) Web Services
9 2 (0.14%) CSS
9 2 (0.14%) HTML5
10 1 (0.072%) OLE
10 1 (0.072%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.072%) WPF
10 1 (0.072%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (5.93%) PMI
3 36 (2.60%) EPoS
4 30 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.10%) Client/Server
6 26 (1.88%) FMCG
7 18 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 9 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.51%) NHS
11 6 (0.43%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.43%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.36%) Robotics
12 5 (0.36%) Social Media
13 4 (0.29%) iPad
13 4 (0.29%) SCADA
13 4 (0.29%) GIS
13 4 (0.29%) Biometrics
13 4 (0.29%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 73 (5.28%) Windows
2 31 (2.24%) Windows 7
3 7 (0.51%) UNIX
3 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (0.43%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.072%) Android
8 1 (0.072%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.072%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 892 (64.50%) Project Management
2 875 (63.27%) PRINCE2
3 405 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
4 383 (27.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 159 (11.50%) ITIL
6 153 (11.06%) Waterfall
7 125 (9.04%) Scrum
8 117 (8.46%) Change Management
9 114 (8.24%) Business Analysis
10 104 (7.52%) ERP
11 92 (6.65%) Matrix Management
12 88 (6.36%) Project Planning
13 84 (6.07%) Mentoring
14 81 (5.86%) People Management
14 81 (5.86%) PRINCE
15 75 (5.42%) E-Commerce
16 73 (5.28%) CRM
17 70 (5.06%) Service Delivery
18 69 (4.99%) Line Management
19 63 (4.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (3.62%) Java
2 46 (3.33%) SQL
3 13 (0.94%) PL/SQL
4 12 (0.87%) C
5 10 (0.72%) C#
6 6 (0.43%) PHP
7 3 (0.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.22%) VBA
8 2 (0.14%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.072%) R
9 1 (0.072%) Python
9 1 (0.072%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.072%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 175 (12.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 174 (12.58%) Degree
3 139 (10.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 133 (9.62%) PMI Certification
5 78 (5.64%) PMP
6 41 (2.96%) Security Cleared
7 37 (2.68%) SC Cleared
8 29 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.45%) APMP
10 15 (1.08%) ISEB
11 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.43%) CISSP
13 5 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.36%) MCSA
13 5 (0.36%) CCNA
14 4 (0.29%) CISM
14 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.59%) QA
2 10 (0.72%) PMBOK
3 8 (0.58%) SLA
4 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.22%) GCP
6 3 (0.22%) GMP
6 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) HL7
7 2 (0.14%) DICOM
7 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.072%) EMIR
8 1 (0.072%) COBIT
8 1 (0.072%) BS25999
8 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.14%) XenApp
4 2 (0.14%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.072%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (0.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.072%) SCOM
Vendors
1 183 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 103 (7.45%) SAP
3 79 (5.71%) Oracle
4 26 (1.88%) VMware
5 24 (1.74%) Citrix
6 13 (0.94%) Cisco
7 8 (0.58%) HP
8 7 (0.51%) Interwoven
9 6 (0.43%) Sage
10 5 (0.36%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.36%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.36%) BMC
10 5 (0.36%) IBM
10 5 (0.36%) Fujitsu
11 4 (0.29%) Adobe
11 4 (0.29%) Sun
11 4 (0.29%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.29%) Siebel
11 4 (0.29%) Hyperion
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