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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 424 420 489
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +69
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 596 678 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.61% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 501 566 402
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +13 577 £50,000 -4.76% 64
London +37 189 £55,000 -8.33% 31
South East +13 121 £50,000 -9.09% 6
East of England +21 62 £50,000 -16.66% 4
North West +22 58 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands +2 56 £50,000 +3.09% 2
City of London +10 37 £62,000 -0.80% 10
Yorkshire +21 36 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Cambridgeshire +40 33 £50,000 -25.92% 1
West Yorkshire +25 29 £54,500 +28.23% 6
East Midlands -21 28 £50,000 +21.95% 1
West Sussex +24 27 £50,000 +11.11%
South West -43 26 £45,000 - 7
Cheshire +14 23 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Warrington +23 19 £42,500 -5.55%
Berkshire -11 19 £62,500 - 3
Kent +18 18 £52,500 -4.54%
Leeds +24 17 £53,750 +26.47% 5
Oxfordshire +25 16 £48,000 +28.00% 1
Manchester +12 15 £42,500 +1.19% 3
Bedfordshire +26 14 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Leicestershire +24 14 £42,500 +51.78% 1
Crawley +17 14 £50,000 -21.56%
Oxford +15 14 £48,000 +28.00% 1
Surrey +15 14 £59,750 +8.63%
Lancashire -10 14 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Birmingham -33 14 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 13 £45,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -7 12 £56,000 +1.81%
Hertfordshire -13 11 £55,000 - 2

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 857 (65.62%) Project Management
2 821 (62.86%) PRINCE2
3 422 (32.31%) Finance
4 389 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
5 350 (26.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 170 (13.02%) Retail
7 159 (12.17%) MS Project
8 158 (12.10%) Microsoft
9 156 (11.94%) ITIL
10 154 (11.79%) Waterfall
11 153 (11.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 151 (11.56%) Degree
13 137 (10.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 133 (10.18%) SDLC
15 122 (9.34%) PMI Certification
16 116 (8.88%) Scrum
17 113 (8.65%) Change Management
18 112 (8.58%) MS Excel
19 102 (7.81%) ERP
20 96 (7.35%) Business Analysis
21 94 (7.20%) SAP
22 93 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
23 89 (6.81%) Project Planning
23 89 (6.81%) Matrix Management
24 82 (6.28%) Service Delivery
25 81 (6.20%) CRM
26 78 (5.97%) PMI
26 78 (5.97%) Banking
27 75 (5.74%) Resource Management
28 74 (5.67%) E-Commerce

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 12 (0.92%) WorkSite
3 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.46%) Lync
4 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.46%) IIS
5 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.23%) WordPress
8 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.15%) Moodle
8 2 (0.15%) Drupal
8 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.077%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.077%) CMS
9 1 (0.077%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.077%) Umbraco
Applications
1 159 (12.17%) MS Project
2 112 (8.58%) MS Excel
3 71 (5.44%) MS Office
4 50 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (2.53%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.54%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.077%) Windchill
8 1 (0.077%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.31%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.31%) HFM
4 3 (0.23%) Endur
4 3 (0.23%) Movex
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.23%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.15%) Retail-J
5 2 (0.15%) Findur
6 1 (0.077%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.077%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.077%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.077%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.077%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.077%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.077%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.077%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.54%) Office 365
1 7 (0.54%) SaaS
2 6 (0.46%) Taleo
3 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.45%) Intranet
2 30 (2.30%) WAN
3 28 (2.14%) LAN
3 28 (2.14%) Internet
4 24 (1.84%) Extranet
5 13 (1.00%) Firewall
6 12 (0.92%) SAN
7 8 (0.61%) Wireless
8 7 (0.54%) IP Telephony
9 6 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (0.38%) RFID
10 5 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.38%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.31%) SMS
11 4 (0.31%) VoIP
11 4 (0.31%) MPLS
12 3 (0.23%) VPN
13 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.15%) 3G
14 1 (0.077%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.31%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.23%) DB2
5 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.15%) QlikView
5 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.15%) MS Access
5 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.077%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.077%) DataStage
6 1 (0.077%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.077%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.077%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.077%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.077%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.077%) Big Data
6 1 (0.077%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (0.54%) JIRA
2 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 422 (32.31%) Finance
2 170 (13.02%) Retail
3 78 (5.97%) Banking
4 72 (5.51%) Manufacturing
5 46 (3.52%) Legal
6 44 (3.37%) Marketing
7 43 (3.29%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.60%) Law
9 30 (2.30%) Publishing
10 23 (1.76%) Billing
11 21 (1.61%) Back Office
12 16 (1.23%) Electronics
13 9 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.69%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.69%) French Language
14 8 (0.61%) Automotive
14 8 (0.61%) Advertising
15 6 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.46%) Local Government
15 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (5.13%) .NET
2 7 (0.54%) Web Services
3 6 (0.46%) HTML
3 6 (0.46%) Middleware
4 5 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.31%) WebCenter
5 4 (0.31%) WCF
5 4 (0.31%) XML
5 4 (0.31%) J2EE
6 3 (0.23%) CSS
6 3 (0.23%) SOAP
6 3 (0.23%) EDI
6 3 (0.23%) LAMP
6 3 (0.23%) SAP Business Workflow
6 3 (0.23%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.15%) HTML5
7 2 (0.15%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.077%) OLE
8 1 (0.077%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.077%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (5.97%) PMI
3 45 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.68%) EPoS
5 25 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 22 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.00%) FMCG
10 11 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (0.46%) User Experience
13 5 (0.38%) SCADA
14 4 (0.31%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.31%) Robotics
14 4 (0.31%) Handset
14 4 (0.31%) GIS
14 4 (0.31%) Biometrics
15 3 (0.23%) NHS
15 3 (0.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 60 (4.59%) Windows
2 24 (1.84%) Windows 7
3 8 (0.61%) Mac OS X
4 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.31%) UNIX
6 3 (0.23%) Linux
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.077%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.077%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (65.62%) Project Management
2 821 (62.86%) PRINCE2
3 389 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
4 350 (26.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 156 (11.94%) ITIL
6 154 (11.79%) Waterfall
7 133 (10.18%) SDLC
8 116 (8.88%) Scrum
9 113 (8.65%) Change Management
10 102 (7.81%) ERP
11 96 (7.35%) Business Analysis
12 89 (6.81%) Project Planning
12 89 (6.81%) Matrix Management
13 82 (6.28%) Service Delivery
14 81 (6.20%) CRM
15 75 (5.74%) Resource Management
16 74 (5.67%) E-Commerce
17 72 (5.51%) People Management
18 68 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
18 68 (5.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (2.91%) Java
2 30 (2.30%) SQL
3 15 (1.15%) C#
4 12 (0.92%) C
5 8 (0.61%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.38%) PHP
7 3 (0.23%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.15%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.15%) VBA
9 1 (0.077%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.077%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.077%) R
Qualifications
1 153 (11.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 151 (11.56%) Degree
3 137 (10.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 122 (9.34%) PMI Certification
5 70 (5.36%) PMP
6 34 (2.60%) APMP
7 33 (2.53%) Security Cleared
8 24 (1.84%) SC Cleared
9 22 (1.68%) ISEB
10 20 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.46%) HNC
11 6 (0.46%) HND
12 4 (0.31%) CCNA
12 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.23%) MCSA
13 3 (0.23%) MCTS
13 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.15%) PgMP
14 2 (0.15%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.45%) QA
2 12 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 12 (0.92%) SLA
3 6 (0.46%) PMBOK
4 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) GCP
5 3 (0.23%) GMP
5 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.15%) COBIT
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.077%) MiFID
7 1 (0.077%) HL7
7 1 (0.077%) DICOM
7 1 (0.077%) EMIR
7 1 (0.077%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.15%) XenApp
4 1 (0.077%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.077%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.077%) SCOM
Vendors
1 158 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 94 (7.20%) SAP
3 55 (4.21%) Oracle
4 22 (1.68%) VMware
5 18 (1.38%) Citrix
6 12 (0.92%) HP
6 12 (0.92%) Cisco
7 9 (0.69%) JD Edwards
8 8 (0.61%) Interwoven
9 7 (0.54%) IBM
10 6 (0.46%) Sage
11 5 (0.38%) BMC
11 5 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.38%) Fujitsu
12 4 (0.31%) CA
12 4 (0.31%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.31%) Sun
13 3 (0.23%) Dell
13 3 (0.23%) Adobe
13 3 (0.23%) Siebel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 per annum + 5k bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £380 - £430 p/d
Posted: Yesterday
London
New Look
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
The Go Ahead plc
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PA Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
networx
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Momentum
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago