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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 443 460 520
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +60
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 573 502 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.50% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 468 442 365
Average salary £50,000 £47,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.71% -4.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,563 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +14 525 £50,000 +5.26% 40
London +23 204 £55,000 +10.00% 14
South East -28 131 £50,000 - 11
South West -20 41 £45,000 +1.12% 3
Yorkshire -33 37 £42,500 -10.52% 2
North West 0 36 £50,000 +17.64% 7
City of London -11 35 £55,000 -3.08% 3
East of England -11 33 £48,250 -15.35% 2
West Yorkshire -16 33 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +9 31 £53,000 +7.61% 1
Scotland -21 29 £65,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds -17 27 £27,500 -42.10% 1
West Sussex -2 26 £48,250 +7.22%
Edinburgh -5 25 £65,000 +26.82%
Hampshire -7 25 £50,000 - 2
Surrey -24 25 £50,000 -4.76% 3
East Midlands -16 22 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Kent +15 17 £50,000 +14.94% 3
Bristol -2 16 £45,000 +37.40% 1
Essex - 15 £50,500 -
Oxfordshire +10 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Manchester -11 13 £50,000 +20.48% 5
West Midlands -18 13 £52,500 +23.52%
Slough - 13 £53,000 -
Nottinghamshire +14 12 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Merseyside +11 12 £45,000 - 1
Liverpool +10 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £43,750 -
Somerset -13 9 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Horsham - 9 £52,500 -

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 824 (66.34%) Project Management
2 741 (59.66%) PRINCE2
3 474 (38.16%) Finance
4 280 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 232 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
6 170 (13.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 166 (13.37%) Microsoft
8 165 (13.29%) Retail
9 156 (12.56%) Degree
10 143 (11.51%) PMI Certification
10 143 (11.51%) ITIL
11 137 (11.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 127 (10.23%) MS Project
13 125 (10.06%) Banking
14 119 (9.58%) MS Excel
15 110 (8.86%) MS Office
16 104 (8.37%) Change Management
17 100 (8.05%) PMP
18 98 (7.89%) E-Commerce
19 97 (7.81%) Business Analysis
20 91 (7.33%) ERP
21 88 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
22 78 (6.28%) CRM
23 76 (6.12%) Windows
24 74 (5.96%) Project Planning
25 72 (5.80%) SAP
25 72 (5.80%) PMI
26 70 (5.64%) People Management
27 65 (5.23%) Scrum
28 64 (5.15%) PRINCE

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 41 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.05%) MS Project Server
3 12 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.24%) Lync
7 3 (0.24%) Drupal
7 3 (0.24%) IIS
7 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.24%) CMS
8 2 (0.16%) Apache
8 2 (0.16%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.16%) Confluence
8 2 (0.16%) WordPress
9 1 (0.081%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.081%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.081%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.081%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.081%) SAS
Applications
1 127 (10.23%) MS Project
2 119 (9.58%) MS Excel
3 110 (8.86%) MS Office
4 38 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (2.58%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.48%) CA Clarity
3 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.40%) arcHouse
4 5 (0.40%) Academy Housing
5 4 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.32%) Magento
6 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Agresso
6 2 (0.16%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.081%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.081%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.081%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.081%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.56%) SaaS
2 3 (0.24%) Office 365
3 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.93%) WAN
2 21 (1.69%) LAN
3 14 (1.13%) Internet
4 13 (1.05%) SAN
5 7 (0.56%) Firewall
6 5 (0.40%) Intranet
7 4 (0.32%) Wireless
7 4 (0.32%) NAS
7 4 (0.32%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.32%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.24%) SWIFTNet
8 3 (0.24%) Network Security
9 2 (0.16%) 3G
9 2 (0.16%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.16%) Extranet
9 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.16%) VPN
9 2 (0.16%) VoIP
9 2 (0.16%) VLAN
10 1 (0.081%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (0.89%) MySQL
4 9 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.48%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.24%) Big Data
7 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.16%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.16%) QlikView
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.081%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.081%) MS Access
8 1 (0.081%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.081%) EDMS
8 1 (0.081%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (1.13%) JIRA
2 3 (0.24%) Redmine
2 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.081%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 474 (38.16%) Finance
2 165 (13.29%) Retail
3 125 (10.06%) Banking
4 59 (4.75%) Legal
5 52 (4.19%) Law
6 46 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 46 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.33%) Marketing
9 26 (2.09%) Back Office
10 20 (1.61%) Publishing
11 16 (1.29%) Advertising
12 12 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.89%) Front Office
13 11 (0.89%) Games
14 9 (0.72%) Billing
14 9 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.56%) French Language
15 7 (0.56%) Automotive
16 5 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.38%) .NET
2 13 (1.05%) HTML
3 9 (0.72%) CSS
4 7 (0.56%) XML
5 6 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.32%) EDI
6 4 (0.32%) SOAP
6 4 (0.32%) Web Services
6 4 (0.32%) WPF
7 2 (0.16%) LAMP
7 2 (0.16%) Middleware
7 2 (0.16%) J2EE
7 2 (0.16%) GWT
7 2 (0.16%) Spring
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.16%) jQuery
8 1 (0.081%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.80%) PMI
3 32 (2.58%) FMCG
4 30 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 24 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 19 (1.53%) EPoS
7 13 (1.05%) User Experience
8 10 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 10 (0.81%) iPad
9 9 (0.72%) NHS
9 9 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.56%) Social Media
11 7 (0.56%) Economics
12 6 (0.48%) Life Science
12 6 (0.48%) Derivative
13 5 (0.40%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.40%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 76 (6.12%) Windows
2 21 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 19 (1.53%) UNIX
4 17 (1.37%) Linux
5 6 (0.48%) Android
5 6 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.32%) Solaris
7 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.081%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.081%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 824 (66.34%) Project Management
2 741 (59.66%) PRINCE2
3 280 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 232 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (11.51%) ITIL
6 104 (8.37%) Change Management
7 98 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 97 (7.81%) Business Analysis
9 91 (7.33%) ERP
10 78 (6.28%) CRM
11 74 (5.96%) Project Planning
12 70 (5.64%) People Management
13 65 (5.23%) Scrum
14 64 (5.15%) PRINCE
15 59 (4.75%) Risk Management
16 58 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 54 (4.35%) Matrix Management
18 52 (4.19%) Migration
19 51 (4.11%) Line Management
20 49 (3.95%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (3.86%) SQL
2 20 (1.61%) C
3 14 (1.13%) Java
4 13 (1.05%) PHP
5 10 (0.81%) C#
6 4 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.24%) VBA
8 2 (0.16%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.16%) VBScript
8 2 (0.16%) VB
8 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.081%) Perl
9 1 (0.081%) C++
Qualifications
1 170 (13.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 156 (12.56%) Degree
3 143 (11.51%) PMI Certification
4 137 (11.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 100 (8.05%) PMP
6 57 (4.59%) APMP
7 27 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.45%) Security Cleared
9 14 (1.13%) ISEB
9 14 (1.13%) SC Cleared
10 12 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.32%) HND
13 3 (0.24%) MCSE
13 3 (0.24%) MCSA
13 3 (0.24%) CISSP
13 3 (0.24%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.98%) QA
2 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.24%) COBIT
4 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.16%) TickIT
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.16%) HL7
5 2 (0.16%) Basel III
6 1 (0.081%) SLA
6 1 (0.081%) P3O
6 1 (0.081%) COREP
System Software
1 17 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.56%) vSphere
5 4 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.081%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (1.05%) SCCM
2 4 (0.32%) SAP Afaria
2 4 (0.32%) SCOM
3 1 (0.081%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.081%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.081%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 166 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 72 (5.80%) SAP
3 52 (4.19%) Oracle
4 39 (3.14%) Citrix
4 39 (3.14%) VMware
5 20 (1.61%) Cisco
6 16 (1.29%) IBM
7 12 (0.97%) HP
8 8 (0.64%) EMC
9 7 (0.56%) CA
10 6 (0.48%) ATG
10 6 (0.48%) Northgate
10 6 (0.48%) Capita
10 6 (0.48%) Orchard
11 5 (0.40%) Civica
11 5 (0.40%) Comino
11 5 (0.40%) Apple
11 5 (0.40%) Anite
12 4 (0.32%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
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