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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 402 460 482
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 674 570 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 570 471 426
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £36,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 +62 637 £50,000 - 69
London +14 219 £55,000 - 24
South East -3 96 £49,000 -2.00% 8
East Midlands +59 80 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands +38 69 £47,500 -2.06% 6
North West +37 65 £50,000 +8.69% 9
East of England +31 56 £50,000 - 7
City of London +19 49 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Manchester +39 48 £50,000 +2.56% 7
Leicestershire +46 36 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -2 35 £46,250 +8.82% 5
Coventry +24 34 £45,500 +1.11% 1
Hampshire +30 25 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Leeds +11 25 £46,250 +37.03% 5
West Yorkshire -5 25 £46,250 +8.82% 5
Cambridgeshire +27 22 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Berkshire +1 21 £61,250 +15.56% 1
Leicester +26 20 £45,500 -
Northamptonshire +25 20 £51,595 +8.62% 1
Hertfordshire +8 19 £55,000 - 2
Northampton +13 18 £51,085 +7.54% 1
South West -34 18 £46,000 +2.22% 5
West Sussex -18 17 £49,000 -6.66%
Birmingham +15 16 £58,750 -6.00% 3
Nottingham +6 14 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Surrey -6 14 £52,500 +5.00%
Nottinghamshire -7 14 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Wales 0 12 £38,240 -4.40% 2
Walsall +7 11 £47,500 +3.82% 1
Scotland -24 11 £69,000 +6.15% 8

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 842 (66.30%) Project Management
2 743 (58.50%) PRINCE2
3 388 (30.55%) Finance
4 357 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
5 317 (24.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 189 (14.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 173 (13.62%) ITIL
8 155 (12.20%) Degree
9 153 (12.05%) Retail
10 151 (11.89%) MS Project
11 145 (11.42%) Change Management
12 142 (11.18%) Waterfall
13 138 (10.87%) Microsoft
14 134 (10.55%) PMI Certification
15 130 (10.24%) SDLC
16 115 (9.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 113 (8.90%) Scrum
18 99 (7.80%) Project Planning
19 95 (7.48%) Business Analysis
20 94 (7.40%) PMP
20 94 (7.40%) SAP
20 94 (7.40%) MS Excel
20 94 (7.40%) ERP
21 81 (6.38%) CRM
21 81 (6.38%) Risk Management
22 80 (6.30%) E-Commerce
23 77 (6.06%) Change Control
24 74 (5.83%) Programme Management
25 69 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
26 66 (5.20%) Software Delivery

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 52 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.26%) WebSphere
3 12 (0.94%) Lync
4 11 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.63%) WorkSite
6 6 (0.47%) IIS
6 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.39%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.39%) Moodle
8 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.16%) CMS
9 2 (0.16%) SAS
9 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.16%) Confluence
10 1 (0.079%) WordPress
10 1 (0.079%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.079%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 151 (11.89%) MS Project
2 94 (7.40%) MS Excel
3 57 (4.49%) MS Office
4 39 (3.07%) MS Visio
5 34 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.31%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.079%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (0.63%) SAP EWM
1 8 (0.63%) Retail-J
2 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.39%) Magento
4 4 (0.31%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.16%) Movex
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.16%) SAP cProjects
5 2 (0.16%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.079%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.079%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.079%) Primavera
6 1 (0.079%) Endur
6 1 (0.079%) Findur
6 1 (0.079%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.87%) SaaS
2 8 (0.63%) Office 365
3 5 (0.39%) Taleo
4 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.60%) Intranet
2 29 (2.28%) WAN
3 19 (1.50%) Firewall
3 19 (1.50%) Extranet
4 18 (1.42%) SAN
5 16 (1.26%) Internet
6 15 (1.18%) Wireless
7 14 (1.10%) LAN
8 8 (0.63%) VoIP
9 5 (0.39%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.39%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.31%) RFID
10 4 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.31%) VPN
10 4 (0.31%) SMS
11 3 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.24%) DNS
11 3 (0.24%) DHCP
12 2 (0.16%) PBX
12 2 (0.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.47%) SAP BW
3 5 (0.39%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.39%) Big Data
3 5 (0.39%) MySQL
4 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.16%) Essbase
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.16%) QlikView
6 1 (0.079%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.079%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.079%) DataStage
6 1 (0.079%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (0.63%) JIRA
2 6 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.079%) Hudson
3 1 (0.079%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio
General
1 388 (30.55%) Finance
2 153 (12.05%) Retail
3 66 (5.20%) Banking
4 52 (4.09%) Legal
5 38 (2.99%) Marketing
6 36 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.60%) Law
8 32 (2.52%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.65%) Front Office
10 17 (1.34%) Electronics
11 16 (1.26%) Publishing
12 14 (1.10%) Back Office
13 11 (0.87%) Billing
13 11 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.71%) Automotive
14 9 (0.71%) Military
15 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.47%) Advertising
15 6 (0.47%) French Language
16 5 (0.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.39%) .NET
2 7 (0.55%) HTML
3 6 (0.47%) Web Services
3 6 (0.47%) SAP PI
4 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (0.39%) WCF
5 4 (0.31%) REST
5 4 (0.31%) Zend Framework
5 4 (0.31%) jQuery
6 3 (0.24%) WPF
6 3 (0.24%) HTML5
6 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.24%) LAMP
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (0.079%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.079%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.079%) CSS3
8 1 (0.079%) Middleware
8 1 (0.079%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (4.49%) PMI
3 45 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 39 (3.07%) EPoS
5 32 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.26%) FMCG
9 13 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 10 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.55%) User Experience
13 6 (0.47%) Social Media
14 5 (0.39%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.39%) Learning Management System
14 5 (0.39%) E-Learning
14 5 (0.39%) VLE
15 4 (0.31%) NHS
15 4 (0.31%) DTV
15 4 (0.31%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (3.46%) Windows
2 14 (1.10%) Windows 7
3 11 (0.87%) Linux
4 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.31%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.24%) Android
6 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.079%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.079%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.079%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (66.30%) Project Management
2 743 (58.50%) PRINCE2
3 357 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (24.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 173 (13.62%) ITIL
6 145 (11.42%) Change Management
7 142 (11.18%) Waterfall
8 130 (10.24%) SDLC
9 113 (8.90%) Scrum
10 99 (7.80%) Project Planning
11 95 (7.48%) Business Analysis
12 94 (7.40%) ERP
13 81 (6.38%) CRM
13 81 (6.38%) Risk Management
14 80 (6.30%) E-Commerce
15 77 (6.06%) Change Control
16 74 (5.83%) Programme Management
17 66 (5.20%) Software Delivery
17 66 (5.20%) Logistics
18 63 (4.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (2.05%) Java
2 24 (1.89%) SQL
3 17 (1.34%) C#
4 7 (0.55%) PHP
5 6 (0.47%) C
6 5 (0.39%) Perl
7 4 (0.31%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.16%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.079%) VB
9 1 (0.079%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 189 (14.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 155 (12.20%) Degree
3 134 (10.55%) PMI Certification
4 115 (9.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 94 (7.40%) PMP
6 39 (3.07%) APMP
7 32 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
8 28 (2.20%) ISEB
9 18 (1.42%) Security Cleared
10 10 (0.79%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.63%) HNC
11 8 (0.63%) HND
12 5 (0.39%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.31%) CCNA
13 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.31%) APMG
14 3 (0.24%) MCITP
14 3 (0.24%) PgMP
14 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.36%) QA
2 15 (1.18%) SLA
3 8 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.39%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.079%) COBIT
6 1 (0.079%) MiFID
6 1 (0.079%) EMIR
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.39%) XenApp
2 5 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.079%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.079%) SCCM
1 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 138 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 94 (7.40%) SAP
3 36 (2.83%) Oracle
4 24 (1.89%) VMware
5 17 (1.34%) IBM
6 14 (1.10%) Citrix
7 12 (0.94%) Cisco
8 9 (0.71%) HP
8 9 (0.71%) JD Edwards
9 6 (0.47%) Interwoven
9 6 (0.47%) Guidewire
10 4 (0.31%) Progress
10 4 (0.31%) Sage
10 4 (0.31%) CA
10 4 (0.31%) Zend
11 3 (0.24%) Fujitsu
11 3 (0.24%) Google
11 3 (0.24%) Sophos
11 3 (0.24%) Avaya
11 3 (0.24%) EMC
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