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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 444 463 503
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 587 491 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 488 427 383
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £35,175 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,150
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.10%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +21 539 £50,000 +1.01% 59
London +44 225 £55,000 +4.76% 22
South East -23 111 £50,000 +1.01% 10
City of London 0 55 £57,500 - 8
South West -1 47 £45,000 +3.44% 7
North West -9 40 £45,250 +5.84% 3
Yorkshire -27 39 £42,500 -15.00% 4
East of England +11 35 £51,000 -10.52% 6
West Yorkshire -19 33 £42,500 -17.07% 4
West Sussex +9 28 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Berkshire +3 28 £53,000 +6.00% 3
Scotland -19 27 £65,000 +33.33% 2
Edinburgh +6 24 £65,000 +33.33% 1
Leeds -15 24 £27,500 -46.34% 2
Surrey -7 23 £50,000 -1.96% 1
Bristol +7 19 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Hampshire -12 19 £50,000 +1.01% 1
Essex +23 18 £57,500 +167.44%
East Midlands -22 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands -20 17 £48,500 +14.11% 3
Manchester -3 14 £47,500 +14.45% 3
Horsham - 11 £52,500 -
Kent +4 10 £50,000 +14.94% 1
Somerset -14 10 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Cheshire -16 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Slough - 10 £53,000 -
Nottinghamshire 0 9 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Hertfordshire -10 9 £55,000 -3.50% 3
Oxfordshire +11 8 £39,500 -10.73%
Merseyside +5 8 £36,500 -18.88%

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 847 (67.01%) Project Management
2 738 (58.39%) PRINCE2
3 483 (38.21%) Finance
4 274 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 171 (13.53%) Retail
6 167 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 158 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 143 (11.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 141 (11.16%) ITIL
10 138 (10.92%) PMI Certification
10 138 (10.92%) Degree
11 127 (10.05%) MS Excel
12 125 (9.89%) Banking
13 122 (9.65%) MS Project
14 108 (8.54%) MS Office
15 107 (8.47%) E-Commerce
16 105 (8.31%) Change Management
17 97 (7.67%) PMP
18 87 (6.88%) ERP
19 86 (6.80%) Business Analysis
20 84 (6.65%) CRM
21 79 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
22 78 (6.17%) Project Planning
23 77 (6.09%) Windows
24 69 (5.46%) PMI
25 66 (5.22%) PRINCE
26 63 (4.98%) Scrum
27 61 (4.83%) Migration
28 60 (4.75%) APMP
29 59 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.71%) MS Project Server
3 8 (0.63%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.63%) CMS
4 5 (0.40%) IIS
4 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.24%) Drupal
6 3 (0.24%) Lync
7 2 (0.16%) SugarCRM
7 2 (0.16%) Confluence
7 2 (0.16%) WordPress
7 2 (0.16%) Apache
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.079%) SAS
8 1 (0.079%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.079%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.079%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.079%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 127 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 122 (9.65%) MS Project
3 108 (8.54%) MS Office
4 35 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (2.53%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.40%) Magento
4 5 (0.40%) arcHouse
4 5 (0.40%) Academy Housing
4 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.32%) CA Clarity
6 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.16%) Agresso
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.079%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.079%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.079%) Kondor+
8 1 (0.079%) Line 500
8 1 (0.079%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.55%) SaaS
2 4 (0.32%) Office 365
3 2 (0.16%) PaaS
3 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.74%) WAN
2 19 (1.50%) LAN
3 13 (1.03%) SAN
4 11 (0.87%) Internet
5 5 (0.40%) Firewall
5 5 (0.40%) Intranet
6 4 (0.32%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.32%) Wireless
7 3 (0.24%) Network Security
7 3 (0.24%) SWIFTNet
8 2 (0.16%) VLAN
8 2 (0.16%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.16%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.16%) NAS
8 2 (0.16%) Extranet
8 2 (0.16%) HTTP
8 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.16%) VPN
8 2 (0.16%) VoIP
8 2 (0.16%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.11%) MySQL
2 14 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.16%) Big Data
6 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.16%) QlikView
6 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.079%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.079%) EDMS
7 1 (0.079%) MS Access
7 1 (0.079%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.079%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.079%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.079%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (1.11%) JIRA
2 3 (0.24%) Redmine
2 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.079%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.079%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.079%) NUnit
General
1 483 (38.21%) Finance
2 171 (13.53%) Retail
3 125 (9.89%) Banking
4 56 (4.43%) Legal
5 49 (3.88%) Law
6 48 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 41 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 41 (3.24%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.29%) Back Office
9 24 (1.90%) Marketing
10 21 (1.66%) Publishing
11 18 (1.42%) Advertising
12 15 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.95%) Games
13 12 (0.95%) Front Office
14 8 (0.63%) Billing
14 8 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.47%) French Language
15 6 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.32%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.64%) .NET
2 16 (1.27%) HTML
3 14 (1.11%) CSS
4 10 (0.79%) XML
5 7 (0.55%) WPF
6 4 (0.32%) Ajax
6 4 (0.32%) SOAP
6 4 (0.32%) Web Services
6 4 (0.32%) EDI
6 4 (0.32%) WinForms
7 3 (0.24%) LAMP
7 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.16%) Spring
8 2 (0.16%) RESTful
8 2 (0.16%) GWT
8 2 (0.16%) jQuery
8 2 (0.16%) J2EE
9 1 (0.079%) Middleware
9 1 (0.079%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.46%) PMI
2 33 (2.61%) FMCG
3 22 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 20 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 18 (1.42%) EPoS
6 15 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (0.79%) iPad
7 10 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (0.71%) NHS
8 9 (0.71%) Life Science
9 7 (0.55%) Social Media
9 7 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.40%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.40%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.40%) Economics
11 5 (0.40%) Derivative
11 5 (0.40%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.09%) Windows
2 20 (1.58%) Windows 7
3 18 (1.42%) Linux
4 17 (1.34%) UNIX
5 7 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.47%) Android
7 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.32%) Solaris
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.079%) VMS
10 1 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 847 (67.01%) Project Management
2 738 (58.39%) PRINCE2
3 274 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 141 (11.16%) ITIL
5 107 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 105 (8.31%) Change Management
7 87 (6.88%) ERP
8 86 (6.80%) Business Analysis
9 84 (6.65%) CRM
10 79 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (6.17%) Project Planning
12 66 (5.22%) PRINCE
13 63 (4.98%) Scrum
14 61 (4.83%) Migration
15 59 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 59 (4.67%) Waterfall
15 59 (4.67%) Programme Management
16 56 (4.43%) Risk Management
17 52 (4.11%) Matrix Management
18 40 (3.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (4.03%) SQL
2 19 (1.50%) C
3 18 (1.42%) C#
4 17 (1.34%) PHP
5 12 (0.95%) Java
6 9 (0.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.32%) PHP5
7 4 (0.32%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.32%) VBA
8 3 (0.24%) VBScript
8 3 (0.24%) Perl
9 2 (0.16%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.16%) VB
9 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.079%) C++
Qualifications
1 167 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 143 (11.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 138 (10.92%) PMI Certification
3 138 (10.92%) Degree
4 97 (7.67%) PMP
5 60 (4.75%) APMP
6 29 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (1.50%) Security Cleared
8 15 (1.19%) ISEB
9 14 (1.11%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.24%) HND
11 3 (0.24%) CISSP
11 3 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.16%) CAPM
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.16%) CISA
13 1 (0.079%) MBA
13 1 (0.079%) CISM
13 1 (0.079%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.93%) QA
2 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.24%) SLA
5 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.24%) COBIT
6 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.16%) HL7
6 2 (0.16%) Basel III
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.16%) TickIT
7 1 (0.079%) COREP
7 1 (0.079%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.40%) vSphere
5 3 (0.24%) XenApp
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.079%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (1.03%) SCCM
2 4 (0.32%) SAP Afaria
2 4 (0.32%) SCOM
3 1 (0.079%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.079%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 158 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.67%) SAP
3 54 (4.27%) Oracle
4 41 (3.24%) Citrix
5 33 (2.61%) VMware
6 21 (1.66%) Cisco
7 16 (1.27%) IBM
8 10 (0.79%) HP
9 8 (0.63%) EMC
10 7 (0.55%) ATG
10 7 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.47%) Northgate
11 6 (0.47%) Capita
11 6 (0.47%) Orchard
11 6 (0.47%) Sage
12 5 (0.40%) Anite
12 5 (0.40%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.40%) Apple
12 5 (0.40%) CA
12 5 (0.40%) Civica
Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + £5k bonus, car
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Computer Project Services Ltd
Salary: Excellent package + Car + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000 - £900000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Negotiable Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £58,000 per annum + car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum - + bonus + full corp bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Hackney Learning Trust
Salary: From £38,229 to £40,911 per annum Grade PO4 (Inc LW)
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago