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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 390 446 482
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 706 634 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.57% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 601 541 424
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £26,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +47 670 £50,000 - 79
London +6 220 £57,500 +4.54% 24
South East +18 124 £49,000 -2.00% 9
West Midlands +38 73 £47,500 - 9
North West +15 67 £42,500 - 13
East of England +26 57 £50,000 -13.04% 8
East Midlands +28 55 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire +16 52 £50,000 +17.64% 5
City of London +9 52 £62,500 +8.69% 6
West Yorkshire +15 39 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Manchester +17 33 £50,000 +9.89% 8
Leeds +21 31 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Leicestershire +37 30 £45,000 +37.40% 1
Cambridgeshire +41 29 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Coventry +13 28 £45,500 -9.00% 1
Berkshire +8 25 £62,500 +13.63%
Hampshire +11 24 £47,500 -13.63% 2
South West -41 22 £43,750 -2.77% 5
West Sussex -1 21 £49,000 -6.66% 2
Leicester +27 17 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Kent +18 17 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Birmingham +2 16 £65,000 +9.70% 4
Cheshire +5 15 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Wales +11 14 £38,240 -4.40%
Surrey +6 14 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Hertfordshire -8 14 £52,500 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 12 £56,000 -
South Yorkshire +8 11 £45,000 -5.26%
Scotland 0 11 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Lancashire -5 11 £35,000 -17.64% 1

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 898 (67.52%) Project Management
2 794 (59.70%) PRINCE2
3 421 (31.65%) Finance
4 396 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
5 345 (25.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 184 (13.83%) ITIL
7 175 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 162 (12.18%) Degree
9 160 (12.03%) MS Project
10 156 (11.73%) Retail
10 156 (11.73%) Waterfall
11 147 (11.05%) Microsoft
12 141 (10.60%) Change Management
13 139 (10.45%) SDLC
14 135 (10.15%) PMI Certification
15 128 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 123 (9.25%) Scrum
17 111 (8.35%) MS Excel
18 101 (7.59%) SAP
19 98 (7.37%) ERP
20 97 (7.29%) Business Analysis
21 91 (6.84%) PMP
22 89 (6.69%) Project Planning
23 85 (6.39%) Risk Management
24 84 (6.32%) CRM
25 79 (5.94%) Change Control
26 78 (5.86%) E-Commerce
27 77 (5.79%) Banking
28 75 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
29 72 (5.41%) Matrix Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 13 (0.98%) Lync
4 11 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 11 (0.83%) WorkSite
5 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.45%) IIS
6 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.38%) Moodle
7 4 (0.30%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.075%) CMS
9 1 (0.075%) Confluence
9 1 (0.075%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.075%) WordPress
Applications
1 160 (12.03%) MS Project
2 111 (8.35%) MS Excel
3 63 (4.74%) MS Office
4 41 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 36 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.30%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.075%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.60%) Retail-J
2 8 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.38%) SAP EWM
4 5 (0.38%) Magento
5 4 (0.30%) CA PPM
6 3 (0.23%) Movex
6 3 (0.23%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.15%) Endur
7 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.075%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.075%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.075%) Findur
8 1 (0.075%) Primavera
8 1 (0.075%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.075%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.75%) Office 365
2 9 (0.68%) SaaS
3 5 (0.38%) Taleo
4 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.93%) Intranet
2 30 (2.26%) WAN
3 22 (1.65%) Internet
3 22 (1.65%) Extranet
4 20 (1.50%) Firewall
5 19 (1.43%) LAN
6 18 (1.35%) Wireless
7 15 (1.13%) SAN
8 8 (0.60%) VoIP
9 7 (0.53%) RFID
10 6 (0.45%) IP Telephony
11 5 (0.38%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.30%) SMS
13 3 (0.23%) VPN
13 3 (0.23%) MPLS
14 2 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.15%) WebEx
14 2 (0.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.45%) SAP BW
2 6 (0.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.38%) Big Data
4 4 (0.30%) MySQL
5 3 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.15%) DB2
6 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.15%) QlikView
6 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.075%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.075%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.075%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.075%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.075%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.075%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.075%) Essbase
7 1 (0.075%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.53%) JIRA
2 4 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.075%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.075%) Visual Studio
General
1 421 (31.65%) Finance
2 156 (11.73%) Retail
3 77 (5.79%) Banking
4 56 (4.21%) Legal
5 53 (3.98%) Manufacturing
6 44 (3.31%) Marketing
7 40 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 35 (2.63%) Law
9 23 (1.73%) Publishing
10 17 (1.28%) Electronics
10 17 (1.28%) Front Office
11 15 (1.13%) Billing
12 13 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.90%) Back Office
14 9 (0.68%) Automotive
15 8 (0.60%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.53%) Military
16 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.45%) Advertising
18 5 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.14%) .NET
2 9 (0.68%) HTML
3 8 (0.60%) Web Services
4 6 (0.45%) SAP PI
5 5 (0.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (0.38%) WCF
6 4 (0.30%) jQuery
6 4 (0.30%) Zend Framework
6 4 (0.30%) REST
7 3 (0.23%) SAP Business Workflow
7 3 (0.23%) WPF
7 3 (0.23%) LAMP
7 3 (0.23%) HTML5
8 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.15%) CSS
9 1 (0.075%) XML
9 1 (0.075%) OLE
9 1 (0.075%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.075%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.075%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.44%) PMI
3 52 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 42 (3.16%) EPoS
5 29 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 12 (0.90%) FMCG
10 10 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (0.45%) User Experience
12 5 (0.38%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.38%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.38%) VLE
12 5 (0.38%) Biometrics
13 4 (0.30%) DTV
13 4 (0.30%) Social Media
13 4 (0.30%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 52 (3.91%) Windows
2 19 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 9 (0.68%) Linux
4 6 (0.45%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.23%) Android
5 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.15%) UNIX
6 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.075%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (67.52%) Project Management
2 794 (59.70%) PRINCE2
3 396 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
4 345 (25.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 184 (13.83%) ITIL
6 156 (11.73%) Waterfall
7 141 (10.60%) Change Management
8 139 (10.45%) SDLC
9 123 (9.25%) Scrum
10 98 (7.37%) ERP
11 97 (7.29%) Business Analysis
12 89 (6.69%) Project Planning
13 85 (6.39%) Risk Management
14 84 (6.32%) CRM
15 79 (5.94%) Change Control
16 78 (5.86%) E-Commerce
17 72 (5.41%) Matrix Management
18 69 (5.19%) Service Delivery
19 68 (5.11%) Supplier Management
19 68 (5.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (2.18%) Java
2 20 (1.50%) SQL
3 19 (1.43%) C#
4 8 (0.60%) C
5 6 (0.45%) PHP
6 5 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.38%) Perl
7 1 (0.075%) VB
7 1 (0.075%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.075%) R
Qualifications
1 175 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 162 (12.18%) Degree
3 135 (10.15%) PMI Certification
4 128 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 91 (6.84%) PMP
6 37 (2.78%) APMP
7 27 (2.03%) ISEB
8 26 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.35%) Security Cleared
10 9 (0.68%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.45%) HNC
11 6 (0.45%) HND
12 5 (0.38%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.30%) CCNA
14 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.23%) MCSE
14 3 (0.23%) MCITP
14 3 (0.23%) PgMP
14 3 (0.23%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.41%) QA
2 14 (1.05%) SLA
3 8 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.30%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.23%) GCP
5 3 (0.23%) GMP
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) COBIT
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) EMIR
6 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.075%) MiFID
7 1 (0.075%) HL7
7 1 (0.075%) DICOM
System Software
1 11 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.30%) XenApp
4 1 (0.075%) XenServer
4 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) SCCM
2 1 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 147 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 101 (7.59%) SAP
3 36 (2.71%) Oracle
4 19 (1.43%) VMware
5 17 (1.28%) IBM
6 15 (1.13%) Citrix
7 13 (0.98%) Cisco
8 11 (0.83%) HP
9 9 (0.68%) JD Edwards
10 8 (0.60%) Interwoven
11 6 (0.45%) Guidewire
12 4 (0.30%) Fujitsu
12 4 (0.30%) Zend
12 4 (0.30%) CA
12 4 (0.30%) Progress
12 4 (0.30%) Sage
13 3 (0.23%) Cognos
13 3 (0.23%) Siebel
13 3 (0.23%) Avaya
14 2 (0.15%) EMC
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Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Warrington, Cheshire
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Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
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Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Cheadle, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
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West Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Northamptonshire
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Salary: £50k - 55k per year + 10% bonus and more
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Glasgow Area
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Central London / West End
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