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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 381 481 450
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 722 452 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 603 375 447
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 £27,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +119 688 £50,000 - 65
London +56 193 £55,000 - 22
South East +16 164 £48,743 -2.51% 9
North West +40 91 £51,250 +28.12% 9
Yorkshire +35 70 £50,000 -4.76% 9
West Yorkshire +48 58 £50,000 +3.09% 4
East of England +7 52 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Manchester +11 49 £47,500 +18.75% 3
West Midlands +14 48 £48,750 +5.40% 7
Berkshire +8 46 £65,000 +30.00%
Surrey +11 42 £47,500 -24.00% 2
Leeds +29 41 £50,000 +6.38% 4
East Midlands +31 39 £41,500 -12.63% 3
City of London +18 34 £62,500 +15.74% 3
South West -2 26 £45,000 -3.22% 3
Birmingham +5 25 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Nottinghamshire +36 22 £40,000 -31.03% 3
Hampshire -8 21 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Merseyside - 21 £52,500 - 3
Nottingham +30 20 £40,000 -31.03% 1
Liverpool - 19 £52,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire +12 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Scotland +19 17 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire +15 17 £47,500 -13.63%
Cheshire +15 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Kent +4 15 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Reading +12 14 £50,000 +25.00%
Norfolk +11 13 £42,500 -15.00%
Slough +9 13 £65,000 +8.33%
Hertfordshire -7 13 £58,750 +67.85% 1

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 858 (65.50%) PRINCE2
2 845 (64.50%) Project Management
3 404 (30.84%) Finance
4 369 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 337 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (13.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 171 (13.05%) Microsoft
7 171 (13.05%) Retail
8 166 (12.67%) Degree
9 162 (12.37%) MS Project
10 160 (12.21%) ITIL
11 146 (11.15%) PMI Certification
12 145 (11.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 111 (8.47%) Business Analysis
14 108 (8.24%) Waterfall
15 103 (7.86%) Scrum
16 102 (7.79%) SAP
17 99 (7.56%) Change Management
18 98 (7.48%) MS Excel
19 95 (7.25%) MS Office
19 95 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
20 94 (7.18%) Project Planning
21 92 (7.02%) ERP
21 92 (7.02%) PMI
22 90 (6.87%) PMP
23 84 (6.41%) PRINCE
24 77 (5.88%) Mentoring
25 75 (5.73%) E-Commerce
26 73 (5.57%) Banking
27 72 (5.50%) Matrix Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 44 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
2 27 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.84%) MS Project Server
4 10 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.53%) JBoss
6 5 (0.38%) WorkSite
6 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.31%) Drupal
7 4 (0.31%) Lync
7 4 (0.31%) CMS
8 3 (0.23%) WordPress
9 2 (0.15%) IIS
9 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.076%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.076%) Apache
10 1 (0.076%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.076%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.076%) Moodle
10 1 (0.076%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 162 (12.37%) MS Project
2 98 (7.48%) MS Excel
3 95 (7.25%) MS Office
4 37 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.31%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.23%) Niku Workbench
9 1 (0.076%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.61%) SAP PLM
2 7 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.46%) CA Clarity
4 5 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.38%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.31%) HFM
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.23%) Maximo
7 2 (0.15%) Agresso
7 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.15%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.076%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.076%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.076%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.46%) SaaS
2 4 (0.31%) Office 365
3 2 (0.15%) Taleo
3 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.75%) LAN
2 34 (2.60%) WAN
3 26 (1.98%) Internet
4 19 (1.45%) Intranet
5 13 (0.99%) Firewall
6 12 (0.92%) SAN
7 11 (0.84%) Extranet
8 6 (0.46%) Wireless
8 6 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (0.38%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.38%) NAS
9 5 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.31%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.31%) VPN
10 4 (0.31%) VoIP
11 3 (0.23%) DNS
11 3 (0.23%) MPLS
11 3 (0.23%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.15%) PABX
12 2 (0.15%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.53%) SAP BW
3 7 (0.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.46%) QlikView
4 6 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.38%) MySQL
6 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.15%) OLAP
6 2 (0.15%) MS Access
6 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.15%) DataStage
6 2 (0.15%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.076%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.076%) Big Data
7 1 (0.076%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (0.69%) JIRA
2 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.076%) Redmine
4 1 (0.076%) Jenkins
General
1 404 (30.84%) Finance
2 171 (13.05%) Retail
3 73 (5.57%) Banking
4 65 (4.96%) Manufacturing
5 49 (3.74%) Marketing
6 47 (3.59%) Telecoms
7 40 (3.05%) Law
8 29 (2.21%) Legal
9 20 (1.53%) Back Office
10 18 (1.37%) Billing
11 17 (1.30%) Automotive
12 14 (1.07%) Publishing
13 13 (0.99%) Games
13 13 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
15 9 (0.69%) French Language
15 9 (0.69%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.69%) Advertising
16 7 (0.53%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.46%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (3.97%) .NET
2 15 (1.15%) Middleware
3 10 (0.76%) EDI
4 8 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.46%) J2EE
5 6 (0.46%) HTML
6 5 (0.38%) XML
7 4 (0.31%) SOAP
7 4 (0.31%) WebCenter
7 4 (0.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Business Workflow
8 3 (0.23%) CSS
9 2 (0.15%) Web Services
9 2 (0.15%) HTML5
9 2 (0.15%) LAMP
10 1 (0.076%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.076%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (7.02%) PMI
3 39 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 34 (2.60%) FMCG
5 33 (2.52%) EPoS
6 17 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 11 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 10 (0.76%) NHS
9 9 (0.69%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.61%) Social Media
11 7 (0.53%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.46%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.46%) Open Source
13 5 (0.38%) Robotics
13 5 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.38%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.31%) GIS
14 4 (0.31%) Handset
14 4 (0.31%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 72 (5.50%) Windows
2 23 (1.76%) Windows 7
3 9 (0.69%) UNIX
4 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.15%) Linux
7 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.076%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.076%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 858 (65.50%) PRINCE2
2 845 (64.50%) Project Management
3 369 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 337 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (12.21%) ITIL
6 111 (8.47%) Business Analysis
7 108 (8.24%) Waterfall
8 103 (7.86%) Scrum
9 99 (7.56%) Change Management
10 94 (7.18%) Project Planning
11 92 (7.02%) ERP
12 84 (6.41%) PRINCE
13 77 (5.88%) Mentoring
14 75 (5.73%) E-Commerce
15 72 (5.50%) Matrix Management
16 71 (5.42%) People Management
17 64 (4.89%) Line Management
17 64 (4.89%) CRM
18 56 (4.27%) Service Delivery
19 55 (4.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 58 (4.43%) SQL
2 44 (3.36%) Java
3 17 (1.30%) C
4 12 (0.92%) PL/SQL
5 10 (0.76%) PHP
6 6 (0.46%) C#
7 3 (0.23%) VBA
8 2 (0.15%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.15%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.076%) Python
9 1 (0.076%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 176 (13.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 166 (12.67%) Degree
3 146 (11.15%) PMI Certification
4 145 (11.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 90 (6.87%) PMP
6 42 (3.21%) Security Cleared
7 39 (2.98%) SC Cleared
8 33 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (2.06%) APMP
10 15 (1.15%) ISEB
11 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.61%) MCSA
13 6 (0.46%) CISSP
13 6 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.46%) CCNA
14 5 (0.38%) MCSE
15 4 (0.31%) HNC
15 4 (0.31%) HND
15 4 (0.31%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.60%) QA
2 6 (0.46%) SLA
2 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.076%) HL7
5 1 (0.076%) DICOM
5 1 (0.076%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 10 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (0.38%) vSphere
4 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.076%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.076%) SCCM
2 1 (0.076%) SCOM
Vendors
1 171 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 102 (7.79%) SAP
3 72 (5.50%) Oracle
4 40 (3.05%) VMware
5 35 (2.67%) Citrix
6 12 (0.92%) Cisco
7 9 (0.69%) HP
8 6 (0.46%) CA
9 5 (0.38%) BMC
10 4 (0.31%) Sun
10 4 (0.31%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.31%) Mitel
10 4 (0.31%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.31%) Informatica
10 4 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.23%) JDA
11 3 (0.23%) Dell
11 3 (0.23%) Adobe
11 3 (0.23%) Remedy
11 3 (0.23%) Niku
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