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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 408 344 396
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 724 913 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.87% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.90% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 639 778 578
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.05%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 2016. 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 -55 679 £50,000 - 81
London -19 245 £57,250 +4.09% 26
South East -57 130 £51,500 +3.00% 16
City of London +74 74 £65,000 -3.70% 4
North West +9 70 £42,500 -15.00% 11
East of England +14 69 £50,000 +5.26% 3
West Midlands -17 66 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Scotland +23 36 £58,750 +11.90% 3
South West -9 34 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Yorkshire -46 34 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Cheshire +43 31 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Berkshire -10 30 £55,000 -4.34% 5
West Yorkshire -37 29 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Surrey -16 27 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Hertfordshire +8 26 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh +18 24 £57,500 +9.52% 1
East Midlands -18 24 £45,000 - 5
Manchester -1 23 £46,000 -3.15% 8
Hampshire +8 22 £51,500 +26.38% 7
Buckinghamshire -9 21 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Bristol +1 18 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Milton Keynes -9 18 £55,000 +29.41%
Birmingham -13 18 £47,500 -11.62% 2
Reading -1 15 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 14 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Warwickshire -15 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Crewe +6 11 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Leicestershire +5 11 £47,500 +5.55% 4
West Sussex -15 11 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 11 £47,500 -

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 946 (64.57%) Project Management
2 772 (52.70%) PRINCE2
3 507 (34.61%) Agile Software Development
4 486 (33.17%) Finance
5 325 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 205 (13.99%) Waterfall
7 204 (13.92%) Retail
8 184 (12.56%) Degree
9 160 (10.92%) SDLC
10 155 (10.58%) ITIL
11 150 (10.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 148 (10.10%) PMI Certification
13 147 (10.03%) MS Project
14 145 (9.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 139 (9.49%) Microsoft
16 134 (9.15%) Business Analysis
17 126 (8.60%) Programme Management
18 116 (7.92%) E-Commerce
19 110 (7.51%) Change Management
19 110 (7.51%) Project Planning
20 106 (7.24%) Data Centre
21 98 (6.69%) Banking
22 97 (6.62%) Scrum
23 95 (6.48%) Windows
23 95 (6.48%) PMP
24 93 (6.35%) Risk Management
25 92 (6.28%) MS Excel
26 84 (5.73%) Change Control
27 83 (5.67%) CRM
28 74 (5.05%) ERP

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 64 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.43%) CMS
3 15 (1.02%) MS Project Server
3 15 (1.02%) Skype for Business
4 12 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.34%) Drupal
7 3 (0.20%) SAP Portal
7 3 (0.20%) SAS
7 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.14%) Confluence
8 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.068%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.068%) Liferay
9 1 (0.068%) WordPress
Applications
1 147 (10.03%) MS Project
2 92 (6.28%) MS Excel
3 74 (5.05%) MS Office
4 37 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.20%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.27%) Maximo
5 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP EWM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (0.068%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 1 (0.068%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.068%) Magento
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.068%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.73%) SaaS
2 35 (2.39%) Office 365
3 11 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.41%) IaaS
4 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.068%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.73%) SAN
2 32 (2.18%) WAN
3 25 (1.71%) LAN
4 21 (1.43%) Firewall
5 19 (1.30%) Intranet
6 18 (1.23%) Internet
7 14 (0.96%) Wireless
8 9 (0.61%) VoIP
9 8 (0.55%) VPN
10 7 (0.48%) iSCSI
10 7 (0.48%) NAS
11 6 (0.41%) Extranet
12 5 (0.34%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.27%) Broadband
13 4 (0.27%) DHCP
13 4 (0.27%) DNS
13 4 (0.27%) MPLS
14 3 (0.20%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.14%) ADSL
15 2 (0.14%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.30%) Big Data
3 14 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.20%) GIS
8 3 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.14%) MySQL
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.14%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.068%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.068%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.068%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (0.96%) JIRA
2 8 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.14%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.068%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.068%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.068%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.068%) MSI
5 1 (0.068%) Selenium
5 1 (0.068%) SonarQube
General
1 486 (33.17%) Finance
2 204 (13.92%) Retail
3 98 (6.69%) Banking
4 65 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 62 (4.23%) Legal
6 52 (3.55%) Marketing
7 40 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 33 (2.25%) Back Office
8 33 (2.25%) Law
9 26 (1.77%) Billing
9 26 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.71%) Front Office
11 24 (1.64%) Electronics
12 15 (1.02%) Games
13 14 (0.96%) Mandarin Language
13 14 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.68%) Advertising
15 9 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
15 9 (0.61%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.41%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.46%) .NET
2 10 (0.68%) Middleware
3 6 (0.41%) HTML
4 5 (0.34%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.34%) SAP Business Workflow
4 5 (0.34%) Web Services
5 4 (0.27%) WPF
6 3 (0.20%) CSS
6 3 (0.20%) EDI
7 2 (0.14%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.14%) CSS3
7 2 (0.14%) HTML5
7 2 (0.14%) jQuery
8 1 (0.068%) Django
8 1 (0.068%) LAMP
8 1 (0.068%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.068%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.24%) Data Centre
2 71 (4.85%) PMI
3 68 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.05%) EPoS
5 24 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 19 (1.30%) FMCG
8 18 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.09%) NHS
10 13 (0.89%) Derivative
11 9 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.48%) iPad
13 6 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.41%) Social Media
14 5 (0.34%) Equities
14 5 (0.34%) Life Science
14 5 (0.34%) Online Games
15 4 (0.27%) Chip and PIN
15 4 (0.27%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 95 (6.48%) Windows
2 49 (3.34%) Windows Server
3 20 (1.37%) Linux
3 20 (1.37%) Unix
4 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
4 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.34%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.068%) AIX
9 1 (0.068%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.068%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 946 (64.57%) Project Management
2 772 (52.70%) PRINCE2
3 507 (34.61%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 205 (13.99%) Waterfall
6 160 (10.92%) SDLC
7 155 (10.58%) ITIL
8 134 (9.15%) Business Analysis
9 126 (8.60%) Programme Management
10 116 (7.92%) E-Commerce
11 110 (7.51%) Change Management
11 110 (7.51%) Project Planning
12 97 (6.62%) Scrum
13 93 (6.35%) Risk Management
14 84 (5.73%) Change Control
15 83 (5.67%) CRM
16 74 (5.05%) ERP
17 69 (4.71%) Project Governance
18 67 (4.57%) Software Delivery
19 66 (4.51%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 45 (3.07%) SQL
2 25 (1.71%) Java
3 18 (1.23%) C#
4 6 (0.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.27%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.27%) C
5 4 (0.27%) PHP
5 4 (0.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.14%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.14%) Python
7 1 (0.068%) C++
7 1 (0.068%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 184 (12.56%) Degree
2 150 (10.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 148 (10.10%) PMI Certification
4 145 (9.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 95 (6.48%) PMP
6 41 (2.80%) APMP
7 29 (1.98%) Security Cleared
8 19 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.96%) ISEB
10 13 (0.89%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.48%) HND
12 6 (0.41%) APMG
12 6 (0.41%) CITP
12 6 (0.41%) HNC
13 4 (0.27%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.20%) MBA
14 3 (0.20%) MBCS
14 3 (0.20%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.25%) QA
2 16 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (1.02%) SLA
4 14 (0.96%) PMBOK
5 7 (0.48%) P3O
6 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.14%) EMIR
8 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 1 (0.068%) FATCA
9 1 (0.068%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 54 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.75%) vSphere
5 7 (0.48%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.34%) XenApp
8 4 (0.27%) XenServer
9 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.068%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.20%) SCCM
2 2 (0.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.14%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.068%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.068%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.068%) Puppet
3 1 (0.068%) Simpana
Vendors
1 139 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 63 (4.30%) VMware
3 58 (3.96%) SAP
4 49 (3.34%) Oracle
5 47 (3.21%) Citrix
6 39 (2.66%) Cisco
7 27 (1.84%) HP
8 19 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.82%) iManage
10 10 (0.68%) Juniper
11 8 (0.55%) EMC
12 7 (0.48%) RedPrairie
12 7 (0.48%) Remedy
12 7 (0.48%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.41%) IBM
13 6 (0.41%) Qualys
14 5 (0.34%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.34%) Dell
14 5 (0.34%) Google
14 5 (0.34%) NetApp
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + car or travel allowance + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PMI, LA, 25 days hols,
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £380000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus/package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago