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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 419 421 524
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +103
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 620 686 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.60% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 522 551 366
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,700 £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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 601 £50,000 -6.97% 53
London +70 211 £53,647 -14.16% 12
South East -17 134 £47,500 -13.63% 13
West Midlands -28 56 £52,500 +10.52% 3
North West +24 55 £45,000 - 9
East of England -4 54 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Yorkshire +14 47 £47,500 +18.75% 5
West Yorkshire +30 37 £47,500 +15.15% 4
City of London +25 33 £55,000 -12.00% 5
West Sussex +22 32 £47,000 -6.00% 3
Leeds +17 25 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +6 25 £50,000 +21.95%
Buckinghamshire +4 24 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Cambridgeshire +21 23 £47,500 -26.92% 4
Surrey -1 23 £56,000 -6.66%
Birmingham -23 23 £52,500 +1.94% 1
South West -50 21 £46,750 +3.88% 5
Hampshire -11 20 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Cheshire +21 19 £43,500 -30.40% 1
Manchester -1 19 £44,500 +4.70% 4
Berkshire -25 19 £62,500 - 3
Crawley +10 18 £47,000 -37.33%
Warrington - 14 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -26 12 £56,000 +1.81% 1
Leicestershire +29 11 £45,000 +4.65%
Cambridge +25 11 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Milton Keynes -3 11 £45,000 -18.18%
Essex -3 11 £47,500 -20.83%
Kent +19 10 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Nottingham -2 10 £52,500 +28.04%

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 879 (65.21%) Project Management
2 844 (62.61%) PRINCE2
3 408 (30.27%) Finance
4 396 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
5 362 (26.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 193 (14.32%) Retail
7 173 (12.83%) MS Project
8 167 (12.39%) Degree
9 166 (12.31%) Microsoft
10 162 (12.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 155 (11.50%) ITIL
12 153 (11.35%) Waterfall
13 150 (11.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 126 (9.35%) PMI Certification
15 124 (9.20%) Scrum
16 119 (8.83%) Change Management
16 119 (8.83%) MS Excel
17 111 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
18 107 (7.94%) ERP
19 105 (7.79%) Business Analysis
20 96 (7.12%) SAP
21 93 (6.90%) Matrix Management
22 87 (6.45%) PMI
23 81 (6.01%) MS Office
23 81 (6.01%) Service Delivery
24 80 (5.93%) Banking
24 80 (5.93%) E-Commerce
24 80 (5.93%) Project Planning
24 80 (5.93%) People Management
25 78 (5.79%) CRM

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.11%) WorkSite
3 14 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.52%) Lync
6 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.30%) IIS
8 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.15%) CMS
8 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.15%) Drupal
8 2 (0.15%) WordPress
9 1 (0.074%) Moodle
9 1 (0.074%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 173 (12.83%) MS Project
2 119 (8.83%) MS Excel
3 81 (6.01%) MS Office
4 50 (3.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.45%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.074%) Niku Workbench
8 1 (0.074%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.074%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.30%) HFM
4 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.22%) Movex
5 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.15%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.15%) Endur
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.15%) Retail-J
6 2 (0.15%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.074%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.074%) Findur
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.59%) Office 365
2 7 (0.52%) SaaS
3 5 (0.37%) Taleo
4 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.82%) Intranet
2 34 (2.52%) LAN
3 33 (2.45%) WAN
4 32 (2.37%) Internet
5 22 (1.63%) Extranet
6 12 (0.89%) Firewall
7 8 (0.59%) SAN
7 8 (0.59%) Wireless
8 6 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (0.37%) RFID
10 4 (0.30%) VPN
10 4 (0.30%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.30%) VoIP
11 3 (0.22%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.22%) MPLS
12 2 (0.15%) 3G
13 1 (0.074%) WLAN
13 1 (0.074%) PPP
13 1 (0.074%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (0.59%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.37%) QlikView
5 4 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.22%) DB2
7 2 (0.15%) MS Access
7 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.074%) DataStage
8 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.074%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.074%) MySQL
8 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.074%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.074%) Big Data
8 1 (0.074%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.074%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (0.37%) JIRA
2 4 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.074%) Visual Studio
General
1 408 (30.27%) Finance
2 193 (14.32%) Retail
3 80 (5.93%) Banking
4 69 (5.12%) Manufacturing
5 49 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 42 (3.12%) Marketing
7 38 (2.82%) Law
8 37 (2.74%) Legal
9 28 (2.08%) Publishing
10 27 (2.00%) Billing
11 23 (1.71%) Back Office
12 15 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.82%) Electronics
13 11 (0.82%) General Ledger
14 10 (0.74%) Games
15 8 (0.59%) Advertising
15 8 (0.59%) Automotive
16 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.52%) French Language
16 7 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (4.97%) .NET
2 9 (0.67%) Middleware
3 8 (0.59%) EDI
4 6 (0.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.37%) J2EE
5 5 (0.37%) XML
5 5 (0.37%) SAP Business Workflow
6 4 (0.30%) HTML
6 4 (0.30%) SOAP
6 4 (0.30%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.22%) Web Services
7 3 (0.22%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.15%) LAMP
8 2 (0.15%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.15%) CSS
8 2 (0.15%) HTML5
9 1 (0.074%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.074%) WPF
9 1 (0.074%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.074%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (6.45%) PMI
3 34 (2.52%) EPoS
4 30 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 25 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 23 (1.71%) FMCG
7 22 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 9 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.37%) Robotics
10 5 (0.37%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.37%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.37%) Social Media
11 4 (0.30%) iPad
11 4 (0.30%) User Experience
11 4 (0.30%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.30%) GIS
11 4 (0.30%) Handset
11 4 (0.30%) NHS
11 4 (0.30%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 70 (5.19%) Windows
2 29 (2.15%) Windows 7
3 8 (0.59%) Mac OS X
4 6 (0.45%) UNIX
5 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.15%) Linux
6 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.074%) Android
7 1 (0.074%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 879 (65.21%) Project Management
2 844 (62.61%) PRINCE2
3 396 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
4 362 (26.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 155 (11.50%) ITIL
6 153 (11.35%) Waterfall
7 124 (9.20%) Scrum
8 119 (8.83%) Change Management
9 107 (7.94%) ERP
10 105 (7.79%) Business Analysis
11 93 (6.90%) Matrix Management
12 81 (6.01%) Service Delivery
13 80 (5.93%) E-Commerce
13 80 (5.93%) Project Planning
13 80 (5.93%) People Management
14 78 (5.79%) CRM
15 75 (5.56%) Line Management
16 68 (5.04%) Mentoring
17 67 (4.97%) PRINCE
18 66 (4.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (3.64%) Java
2 41 (3.04%) SQL
3 13 (0.96%) PL/SQL
4 12 (0.89%) C
5 11 (0.82%) C#
6 5 (0.37%) PHP
7 3 (0.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.22%) VBA
8 2 (0.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.074%) R
9 1 (0.074%) Python
9 1 (0.074%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.074%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 167 (12.39%) Degree
2 162 (12.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 150 (11.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 126 (9.35%) PMI Certification
5 64 (4.75%) PMP
6 39 (2.89%) Security Cleared
7 32 (2.37%) SC Cleared
8 25 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (1.78%) APMP
10 16 (1.19%) ISEB
11 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.37%) MCSA
12 4 (0.30%) CCNA
12 4 (0.30%) HNC
12 4 (0.30%) HND
12 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.56%) QA
2 10 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.59%) PMBOK
3 8 (0.59%) SLA
4 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.22%) GCP
5 3 (0.22%) GMP
5 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.074%) COBIT
7 1 (0.074%) EMIR
7 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.074%) HL7
7 1 (0.074%) DICOM
7 1 (0.074%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.15%) XenApp
3 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.074%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.074%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (0.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.074%) SCOM
Vendors
1 166 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 96 (7.12%) SAP
3 72 (5.34%) Oracle
4 27 (2.00%) VMware
5 23 (1.71%) Citrix
6 12 (0.89%) HP
7 11 (0.82%) Cisco
8 7 (0.52%) IBM
8 7 (0.52%) Interwoven
8 7 (0.52%) JD Edwards
9 6 (0.45%) Sage
10 5 (0.37%) BMC
10 5 (0.37%) Fujitsu
11 4 (0.30%) Nintex
11 4 (0.30%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.30%) Kofax
11 4 (0.30%) Adobe
11 4 (0.30%) Sun
11 4 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.22%) Siebel
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