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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 400 520 472
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 693 422 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.41% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 580 363 432
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,743 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -3.15%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +110 647 £50,000 +4.16% 69
London +41 188 £55,000 +0.91% 23
South East +53 150 £52,500 +5.00% 18
North West +52 86 £51,250 +22.02% 7
East of England +21 58 £47,750 +6.11% 3
Yorkshire +12 55 £42,500 -19.04% 3
West Midlands +16 48 £45,000 +9.09% 5
West Yorkshire +15 41 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Surrey +11 38 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Manchester 0 37 £47,500 +14.45% 6
Berkshire +5 36 £65,000 +23.80% 1
City of London +43 35 £61,250 +2.08% 9
East Midlands +36 33 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Birmingham +15 31 £42,500 -2.85% 3
South West +7 31 £45,000 -2.17% 6
Leeds +16 30 £42,500 - 2
Merseyside - 24 £52,500 -
Scotland +18 23 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Oxfordshire +27 22 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Liverpool - 22 £52,500 -
Oxford +25 21 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Cheshire +12 20 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Nottinghamshire +22 15 £40,750 -7.90% 3
Nottingham +21 15 £40,750 -7.90% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 15 £48,750 +14.70% 5
Wales +17 15 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Edinburgh +10 15 £55,000 -3.08%
Kent +8 15 £52,500 +5.00%
Hampshire -35 15 £40,500 -19.00% 4
South Wales +19 14 £35,000 +16.66% 3

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 806 (64.33%) Project Management
2 801 (63.93%) PRINCE2
3 391 (31.21%) Finance
4 332 (26.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 303 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (14.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 155 (12.37%) Retail
8 154 (12.29%) Degree
9 153 (12.21%) Microsoft
10 146 (11.65%) MS Project
10 146 (11.65%) ITIL
11 145 (11.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 136 (10.85%) PMI Certification
13 113 (9.02%) Business Analysis
14 106 (8.46%) Change Management
15 103 (8.22%) MS Office
15 103 (8.22%) SAP
16 99 (7.90%) Scrum
17 95 (7.58%) MS Excel
18 93 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
19 88 (7.02%) PMP
20 86 (6.86%) ERP
21 82 (6.54%) E-Commerce
22 81 (6.46%) PRINCE
22 81 (6.46%) PMI
23 79 (6.30%) Project Planning
24 78 (6.23%) Banking
25 75 (5.99%) Waterfall
26 66 (5.27%) Mentoring
27 65 (5.19%) Windows

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 30 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.88%) MS Project Server
4 9 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.56%) JBoss
6 6 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.40%) Lync
7 5 (0.40%) CMS
8 4 (0.32%) WorkSite
8 4 (0.32%) IIS
9 3 (0.24%) Drupal
10 2 (0.16%) WordPress
10 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.16%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.16%) Apache
10 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.080%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.080%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.080%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 146 (11.65%) MS Project
2 103 (8.22%) MS Office
3 95 (7.58%) MS Excel
4 34 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.84%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.32%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.24%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.64%) SAP PLM
2 6 (0.48%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.48%) CA Clarity
2 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.40%) Academy Housing
3 5 (0.40%) arcHouse
3 5 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.40%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.24%) Agresso
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.24%) Maximo
5 2 (0.16%) HFM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.16%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.080%) Endur
6 1 (0.080%) Findur
6 1 (0.080%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.40%) SaaS
1 5 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.39%) WAN
2 28 (2.23%) LAN
3 24 (1.92%) Internet
4 14 (1.12%) Intranet
5 13 (1.04%) SAN
5 13 (1.04%) Firewall
6 7 (0.56%) Wireless
7 5 (0.40%) iSCSI
7 5 (0.40%) NAS
7 5 (0.40%) Extranet
8 4 (0.32%) VoIP
8 4 (0.32%) VPN
9 3 (0.24%) DNS
9 3 (0.24%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.24%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.16%) PABX
10 2 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.16%) ISDN
10 2 (0.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.56%) SAP BW
4 6 (0.48%) QlikView
4 6 (0.48%) RDBMS
4 6 (0.48%) MySQL
4 6 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.40%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.16%) DataStage
7 2 (0.16%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.16%) OLAP
8 1 (0.080%) MS Access
8 1 (0.080%) DB2
8 1 (0.080%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.080%) Big Data
8 1 (0.080%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (0.88%) JIRA
2 4 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.080%) Redmine
3 1 (0.080%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.080%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.080%) Visual Studio
General
1 391 (31.21%) Finance
2 155 (12.37%) Retail
3 78 (6.23%) Banking
4 49 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 49 (3.91%) Marketing
5 44 (3.51%) Law
6 41 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 40 (3.19%) Legal
8 19 (1.52%) Automotive
8 19 (1.52%) Back Office
9 18 (1.44%) Games
10 17 (1.36%) Publishing
11 16 (1.28%) Billing
12 14 (1.12%) Investment Banking
13 13 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.88%) French Language
15 10 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.40%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.40%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.35%) .NET
2 11 (0.88%) Middleware
3 10 (0.80%) EDI
4 9 (0.72%) XML
5 7 (0.56%) HTML
6 5 (0.40%) J2EE
6 5 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.32%) CSS
7 4 (0.32%) SOAP
8 3 (0.24%) LAMP
8 3 (0.24%) SAP Business Workflow
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.16%) HTML5
9 2 (0.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.16%) jQuery
9 2 (0.16%) Web Services
10 1 (0.080%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (6.46%) PMI
3 36 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 33 (2.63%) FMCG
5 29 (2.31%) EPoS
6 17 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 12 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 11 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (0.80%) NHS
10 9 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.72%) Social Media
10 9 (0.72%) iPad
11 8 (0.64%) User Experience
12 6 (0.48%) Open Source
12 6 (0.48%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.40%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.40%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.32%) GIS
14 4 (0.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (5.19%) Windows
2 18 (1.44%) Windows 7
3 10 (0.80%) UNIX
4 5 (0.40%) Linux
5 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.080%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.080%) VMS
7 1 (0.080%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 806 (64.33%) Project Management
2 801 (63.93%) PRINCE2
3 332 (26.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 303 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (11.65%) ITIL
6 113 (9.02%) Business Analysis
7 106 (8.46%) Change Management
8 99 (7.90%) Scrum
9 86 (6.86%) ERP
10 82 (6.54%) E-Commerce
11 81 (6.46%) PRINCE
12 79 (6.30%) Project Planning
13 75 (5.99%) Waterfall
14 66 (5.27%) Mentoring
15 61 (4.87%) Line Management
16 60 (4.79%) People Management
17 59 (4.71%) CRM
18 55 (4.39%) Matrix Management
19 53 (4.23%) Programme Management
20 51 (4.07%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 57 (4.55%) SQL
2 32 (2.55%) Java
3 16 (1.28%) C
4 9 (0.72%) PL/SQL
5 7 (0.56%) PHP
6 6 (0.48%) C#
7 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.080%) VBA
8 1 (0.080%) Python
Qualifications
1 177 (14.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 154 (12.29%) Degree
3 145 (11.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 136 (10.85%) PMI Certification
5 88 (7.02%) PMP
6 33 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (2.55%) Security Cleared
8 29 (2.31%) SC Cleared
9 27 (2.15%) APMP
10 17 (1.36%) ISEB
11 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.48%) CISSP
13 5 (0.40%) MCSE
13 5 (0.40%) MCSA
13 5 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.32%) HNC
14 4 (0.32%) HND
14 4 (0.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.55%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.24%) SLA
3 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.080%) P3O
5 1 (0.080%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.080%) COREP
5 1 (0.080%) HL7
5 1 (0.080%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (0.80%) Active Directory
1 10 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.48%) vSphere
3 5 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.16%) XenApp
5 1 (0.080%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.080%) SCCM
2 1 (0.080%) SCOM
Vendors
1 153 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 103 (8.22%) SAP
3 63 (5.03%) Oracle
4 40 (3.19%) VMware
5 35 (2.79%) Citrix
6 10 (0.80%) Cisco
7 8 (0.64%) HP
8 6 (0.48%) CA
9 5 (0.40%) Anite
9 5 (0.40%) Informatica
9 5 (0.40%) Northgate
9 5 (0.40%) Civica
9 5 (0.40%) Comino
9 5 (0.40%) Capita
9 5 (0.40%) Orchard
10 4 (0.32%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.24%) JDA
11 3 (0.24%) Remedy
11 3 (0.24%) Niku
11 3 (0.24%) Kofax
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
JM
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,755.01 to £35,805.14 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £43,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago