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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 422 436 468
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 653 654 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.58% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 550 547 436
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +36 628 £50,000 - 85
London -8 196 £57,500 +4.54% 32
South East +41 127 £50,000 -2.43% 17
East of England +28 69 £50,000 -16.66% 1
North West +25 60 £42,500 - 8
West Midlands +13 58 £50,000 +3.09% 9
Yorkshire +20 45 £52,500 +23.52% 10
East Midlands +7 43 £45,000 +9.75% 3
City of London +3 43 £62,500 +4.16% 8
Cambridgeshire - 37 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +16 36 £55,000 +29.41% 10
South West -39 30 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Sussex +16 27 £50,000 -4.76%
Leeds +15 25 £53,750 +26.47% 8
Leicestershire +36 24 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Berkshire -7 23 £63,750 +4.08% 4
Kent +26 21 £52,500 +5.00%
Manchester -2 20 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Oxfordshire +19 18 £48,000 +17.07% 1
Cheshire -3 16 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Lancashire -5 16 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Hertfordshire -5 16 £55,000 +8.91%
Leicester +24 15 £42,500 +51.78%
Oxford +16 14 £48,000 -16.52%
Coventry +5 14 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 14 £55,000 -
Hampshire +14 13 £52,500 - 6
Surrey -2 13 £57,000 +14.00% 2
Birmingham -22 13 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Bedfordshire +20 12 £42,500 -5.55%

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 895 (66.64%) Project Management
2 825 (61.43%) PRINCE2
3 415 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
4 414 (30.83%) Finance
5 349 (25.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 174 (12.96%) Waterfall
7 172 (12.81%) ITIL
8 160 (11.91%) Retail
9 159 (11.84%) MS Project
9 159 (11.84%) Degree
10 157 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 153 (11.39%) Microsoft
12 139 (10.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 136 (10.13%) SDLC
14 133 (9.90%) PMI Certification
15 122 (9.08%) Change Management
16 119 (8.86%) Scrum
17 107 (7.97%) MS Excel
18 106 (7.89%) ERP
19 98 (7.30%) SAP
20 96 (7.15%) Business Analysis
21 89 (6.63%) Project Planning
22 87 (6.48%) PMP
23 82 (6.11%) CRM
23 82 (6.11%) Matrix Management
24 80 (5.96%) E-Commerce
25 79 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
26 76 (5.66%) Service Delivery
26 76 (5.66%) Change Control
27 75 (5.58%) Banking

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 46 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.04%) WebSphere
3 11 (0.82%) WorkSite
4 8 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.52%) Lync
6 6 (0.45%) IIS
7 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.30%) Moodle
9 3 (0.22%) WordPress
10 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.15%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.15%) Drupal
11 1 (0.074%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.074%) CMS
Applications
1 159 (11.84%) MS Project
2 107 (7.97%) MS Excel
3 67 (4.99%) MS Office
4 40 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (2.83%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.30%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.074%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.074%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.45%) Retail-J
3 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.37%) Magento
4 4 (0.30%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.22%) Movex
5 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.15%) SAP EWM
6 2 (0.15%) Endur
6 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.15%) HFM
7 1 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.074%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.074%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.074%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.52%) Taleo
1 7 (0.52%) SaaS
1 7 (0.52%) Office 365
2 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.50%) Intranet
2 31 (2.31%) WAN
3 27 (2.01%) Extranet
4 25 (1.86%) Internet
4 25 (1.86%) LAN
5 15 (1.12%) Firewall
6 12 (0.89%) SAN
7 10 (0.74%) Wireless
8 7 (0.52%) IP Telephony
8 7 (0.52%) RFID
9 5 (0.37%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.30%) MPLS
10 4 (0.30%) SMS
10 4 (0.30%) VoIP
11 3 (0.22%) VPN
11 3 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.22%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.15%) 3G
13 1 (0.074%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.52%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.30%) MySQL
4 4 (0.30%) Big Data
5 3 (0.22%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.15%) DB2
6 2 (0.15%) MS Access
6 2 (0.15%) QlikView
7 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.074%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.074%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.074%) DataStage
7 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (0.60%) JIRA
2 4 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.074%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 414 (30.83%) Finance
2 160 (11.91%) Retail
3 75 (5.58%) Banking
4 69 (5.14%) Manufacturing
5 49 (3.65%) Legal
6 42 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 42 (3.13%) Marketing
7 34 (2.53%) Law
8 29 (2.16%) Publishing
9 21 (1.56%) Billing
10 18 (1.34%) Electronics
11 15 (1.12%) Back Office
12 11 (0.82%) Front Office
13 10 (0.74%) Automotive
14 8 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.52%) Advertising
15 7 (0.52%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.45%) Local Government
16 6 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (5.06%) .NET
2 8 (0.60%) Web Services
3 7 (0.52%) HTML
4 5 (0.37%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.37%) WCF
4 5 (0.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (0.30%) jQuery
5 4 (0.30%) Middleware
5 4 (0.30%) Zend Framework
5 4 (0.30%) WebCenter
5 4 (0.30%) REST
6 3 (0.22%) SAP Business Workflow
6 3 (0.22%) SAP PI
6 3 (0.22%) LAMP
7 2 (0.15%) CSS
7 2 (0.15%) HTML5
8 1 (0.074%) CSS3
8 1 (0.074%) J2EE
8 1 (0.074%) OLE
8 1 (0.074%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.91%) PMI
3 51 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 38 (2.83%) EPoS
5 26 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.89%) FMCG
11 7 (0.52%) User Experience
11 7 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.37%) Biometrics
13 4 (0.30%) DTV
13 4 (0.30%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.30%) VLE
13 4 (0.30%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.30%) Learning Management System
13 4 (0.30%) Social Media
14 3 (0.22%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 56 (4.17%) Windows
2 23 (1.71%) Windows 7
3 8 (0.60%) Linux
3 8 (0.60%) Mac OS X
4 4 (0.30%) UNIX
4 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.22%) Android
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.074%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.074%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (66.64%) Project Management
2 825 (61.43%) PRINCE2
3 415 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
4 349 (25.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 174 (12.96%) Waterfall
6 172 (12.81%) ITIL
7 136 (10.13%) SDLC
8 122 (9.08%) Change Management
9 119 (8.86%) Scrum
10 106 (7.89%) ERP
11 96 (7.15%) Business Analysis
12 89 (6.63%) Project Planning
13 82 (6.11%) Matrix Management
13 82 (6.11%) CRM
14 80 (5.96%) E-Commerce
15 76 (5.66%) Service Delivery
15 76 (5.66%) Change Control
16 74 (5.51%) Resource Management
17 72 (5.36%) Risk Management
18 66 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (2.76%) Java
2 29 (2.16%) SQL
3 18 (1.34%) C#
4 13 (0.97%) C
5 9 (0.67%) PHP
6 7 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.37%) Perl
8 4 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.15%) VBA
10 1 (0.074%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.074%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.074%) R
Qualifications
1 159 (11.84%) Degree
2 157 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 139 (10.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 133 (9.90%) PMI Certification
5 87 (6.48%) PMP
6 37 (2.76%) APMP
7 26 (1.94%) Security Cleared
8 24 (1.79%) ISEB
9 23 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.27%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.45%) HNC
11 6 (0.45%) HND
12 5 (0.37%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.30%) CCNA
13 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.22%) PgMP
14 3 (0.22%) APMG
15 2 (0.15%) MCTS
15 2 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.23%) QA
2 12 (0.89%) SLA
2 12 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.22%) GCP
4 3 (0.22%) GMP
4 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) COBIT
5 2 (0.15%) EMIR
5 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.15%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.074%) MiFID
6 1 (0.074%) HL7
6 1 (0.074%) DICOM
6 1 (0.074%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.074%) XenServer
5 1 (0.074%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.074%) SCOM
2 1 (0.074%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 153 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 98 (7.30%) SAP
3 46 (3.43%) Oracle
4 19 (1.41%) VMware
5 16 (1.19%) IBM
6 15 (1.12%) Citrix
7 12 (0.89%) HP
8 11 (0.82%) Cisco
8 11 (0.82%) JD Edwards
9 8 (0.60%) Interwoven
10 6 (0.45%) Sage
11 5 (0.37%) Fujitsu
12 4 (0.30%) Zend
12 4 (0.30%) Guidewire
12 4 (0.30%) CA
12 4 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.22%) Cognos
13 3 (0.22%) Siebel
13 3 (0.22%) Dell
13 3 (0.22%) Adobe
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Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £43000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000.00 - £48000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus/Commission scheme, health, pen
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Posted: Yesterday