The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 44 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 5947 5590 5949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.11% 5.13% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 5.45% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4696 4510 5220
Average salary £51,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager within the UK.

Project Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Project Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

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 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 0 5598 £51,500 -1.90% 806
London -12 2590 £57,500 -4.16% 373
South East 0 1134 £50,000 +5.26% 143
City of London -13 613 £60,000 -4.00% 127
Yorkshire -9 375 £45,000 -5.26% 41
East of England +9 365 £49,500 -1.00% 54
North West +10 354 £45,000 - 57
Berkshire +14 309 £53,000 +0.95% 32
West Midlands +19 308 £48,500 -3.00% 45
West Yorkshire -4 288 £45,000 -5.26% 25
South West +3 263 £46,750 +3.88% 56
Leeds -6 226 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Manchester +11 193 £45,000 +3.44% 38
Surrey -16 186 £51,500 +3.00% 16
Scotland -17 145 £52,000 +4.00% 41
East Midlands -7 132 £47,000 -5.05% 28
Hampshire -11 129 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Birmingham +31 126 £55,000 +10.00% 18
West Sussex +11 121 £52,500 +16.66% 17
Hertfordshire -11 117 £50,000 -6.97% 8
Buckinghamshire +8 114 £45,000 - 15
Reading +2 112 £51,500 +3.00% 14
Bristol -1 111 £47,500 +5.55% 23
Oxfordshire 0 84 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Cambridgeshire +17 81 £42,750 -14.50% 14
East Sussex +9 80 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Essex +24 78 £60,000 +33.33% 18
Edinburgh -11 78 £52,500 +5.00% 25
Kent -2 77 £52,500 +31.25% 10
Wales +20 74 £44,000 +3.52% 13

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 7766 (61.06%) Project Management
2 5335 (41.95%) PRINCE2
3 4358 (34.26%) Finance
4 2385 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2010 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
6 1604 (12.61%) Scrum
7 1286 (10.11%) Retail
8 1283 (10.09%) Microsoft
9 1275 (10.02%) Degree
10 1193 (9.38%) MS Project
11 1152 (9.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1090 (8.57%) E-Commerce
13 1050 (8.26%) PMI Certification
14 994 (7.82%) Banking
15 978 (7.69%) MS Excel
16 963 (7.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 946 (7.44%) Waterfall
18 892 (7.01%) Telecoms
19 873 (6.86%) Change Management
19 873 (6.86%) Business Analysis
20 856 (6.73%) ITIL
21 810 (6.37%) Risk Management
22 757 (5.95%) PMP
23 738 (5.80%) Marketing
24 680 (5.35%) Programme Management
25 671 (5.28%) CRM
26 664 (5.22%) Project Planning
27 644 (5.06%) .NET
28 637 (5.01%) PRINCE
29 572 (4.50%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 386 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 250 (1.97%) CMS
3 80 (0.63%) Drupal
4 55 (0.43%) Lync
5 52 (0.41%) MS Project Server
6 50 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 49 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 46 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 34 (0.27%) SAS
10 29 (0.23%) IIS
11 26 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
14 21 (0.17%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.16%) Apache
15 20 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
16 16 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
17 15 (0.12%) Umbraco
18 14 (0.11%) WordPress
19 13 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1193 (9.38%) MS Project
2 978 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 563 (4.43%) MS Office
4 293 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 220 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 33 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 24 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.12%) Mingle
9 14 (0.11%) InDesign
10 11 (0.086%) Adobe Premiere
11 6 (0.047%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.031%) SPSS
12 4 (0.031%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.024%) FastStats
14 2 (0.016%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.016%) Niku Workbench
15 1 (0.008%) Stata
15 1 (0.008%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.008%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 145 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 97 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 62 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 56 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 53 (0.42%) Magento
6 46 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 31 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 29 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 27 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 27 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 27 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 27 (0.21%) SAP FI
10 22 (0.17%) SAP SD
10 22 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
11 21 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 18 (0.14%) Maximo
12 18 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
13 16 (0.13%) SAP HR
14 15 (0.12%) Academy Housing
14 15 (0.12%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 209 (1.64%) SaaS
2 41 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
2 41 (0.32%) Basecamp
3 32 (0.25%) Office 365
4 25 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
6 17 (0.13%) Taleo
7 10 (0.079%) PaaS
8 8 (0.063%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.055%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.055%) IaaS
10 6 (0.047%) Force.com
11 4 (0.031%) Trello
12 2 (0.016%) GitHub
12 2 (0.016%) Heroku
13 1 (0.008%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 257 (2.02%) Internet
2 212 (1.67%) WAN
3 144 (1.13%) LAN
4 122 (0.96%) SAN
5 87 (0.68%) Unified Communications
6 80 (0.63%) Intranet
7 74 (0.58%) Wireless
8 61 (0.48%) Firewall
9 58 (0.46%) MPLS
10 49 (0.39%) VoIP
11 45 (0.35%) IP Telephony
12 42 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (0.18%) Network Security
14 22 (0.17%) HTTP
15 21 (0.17%) TCP/IP
15 21 (0.17%) Broadband
15 21 (0.17%) Cisco IPT
16 20 (0.16%) NAS
17 18 (0.14%) 3G
18 13 (0.10%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 177 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 102 (0.80%) MySQL
4 59 (0.46%) QlikView
5 57 (0.45%) Big Data
5 57 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 52 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 45 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 44 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 44 (0.35%) Spotfire
9 43 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
10 28 (0.22%) NoSQL
11 26 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (0.19%) RDBMS
13 22 (0.17%) Data Mining
14 21 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
15 18 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (0.13%) Hadoop
17 16 (0.13%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 298 (2.34%) JIRA
2 31 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (0.13%) Bugzilla
4 10 (0.079%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.071%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.071%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.063%) Axure RP
7 7 (0.055%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.055%) FogBugz
7 7 (0.055%) Rational Rose
8 6 (0.047%) Subversion
8 6 (0.047%) Toad
9 5 (0.039%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.039%) Ant
9 5 (0.039%) Maven
9 5 (0.039%) LSMW
9 5 (0.039%) TestComplete
10 4 (0.031%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.031%) Build Forge
10 4 (0.031%) Redmine
General
1 4358 (34.26%) Finance
2 1286 (10.11%) Retail
3 994 (7.82%) Banking
4 892 (7.01%) Telecoms
5 738 (5.80%) Marketing
6 300 (2.36%) Advertising
7 287 (2.26%) Publishing
8 271 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 267 (2.10%) Legal
10 264 (2.08%) Manufacturing
11 240 (1.89%) Law
12 225 (1.77%) Back Office
13 213 (1.67%) Games
14 165 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 129 (1.01%) Front Office
16 123 (0.97%) Financial Institution
17 119 (0.94%) Billing
17 119 (0.94%) Retail Banking
18 92 (0.72%) Automotive
19 63 (0.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (5.06%) .NET
2 327 (2.57%) HTML
3 206 (1.62%) CSS
4 144 (1.13%) XML
5 106 (0.83%) J2EE
6 97 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 87 (0.68%) HTML5
8 80 (0.63%) Web Services
9 57 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
10 50 (0.39%) Middleware
11 49 (0.39%) .NET Framework
12 44 (0.35%) jQuery
13 42 (0.33%) Velocity
14 40 (0.31%) LAMP
15 30 (0.24%) Ajax
16 23 (0.18%) XHTML
17 20 (0.16%) EDI
18 19 (0.15%) XSLT
19 18 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (0.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 470 (3.70%) PMI
2 333 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 271 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 212 (1.67%) Social Media
5 197 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 195 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 174 (1.37%) Digital Media
8 132 (1.04%) FMCG
9 131 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 106 (0.83%) Derivative
11 94 (0.74%) NHS
12 91 (0.72%) E-Learning
13 87 (0.68%) EPoS
14 84 (0.66%) Credit Risk
15 78 (0.61%) Open Source
16 77 (0.61%) Equities
17 59 (0.46%) Fixed Income
18 55 (0.43%) Life Science
19 44 (0.35%) Kindle
20 42 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 386 (3.03%) Windows
2 157 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 153 (1.20%) Linux
4 140 (1.10%) UNIX
5 130 (1.02%) Android
6 59 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 39 (0.31%) Solaris
8 33 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 18 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.094%) AIX
13 9 (0.071%) VMS
14 4 (0.031%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.031%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.031%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.024%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.016%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.016%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.016%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7766 (61.06%) Project Management
2 5335 (41.95%) PRINCE2
3 2385 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2010 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
5 1604 (12.61%) Scrum
6 1090 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 946 (7.44%) Waterfall
8 873 (6.86%) Change Management
8 873 (6.86%) Business Analysis
9 856 (6.73%) ITIL
10 810 (6.37%) Risk Management
11 680 (5.35%) Programme Management
12 671 (5.28%) CRM
13 664 (5.22%) Project Planning
14 637 (5.01%) PRINCE
15 511 (4.02%) Matrix Management
16 499 (3.92%) Migration
17 475 (3.73%) ERP
18 466 (3.66%) Change Control
19 413 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 517 (4.06%) Java
2 408 (3.21%) SQL
3 309 (2.43%) C#
4 192 (1.51%) PHP
5 179 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 128 (1.01%) C
7 91 (0.72%) C++
8 39 (0.31%) Perl
9 26 (0.20%) Objective-C
10 20 (0.16%) PL/SQL
10 20 (0.16%) VB.NET
10 20 (0.16%) VBA
11 19 (0.15%) Ruby
12 16 (0.13%) VB
13 14 (0.11%) T-SQL
13 14 (0.11%) Groovy
14 12 (0.094%) VBScript
15 11 (0.086%) PowerHouse
16 10 (0.079%) Python
17 9 (0.071%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1275 (10.02%) Degree
2 1152 (9.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1050 (8.26%) PMI Certification
4 963 (7.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 757 (5.95%) PMP
6 529 (4.16%) Security Cleared
7 437 (3.44%) SC Cleared
8 179 (1.41%) APMP
9 110 (0.86%) ISEB
10 79 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 43 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
12 33 (0.26%) DV Cleared
13 25 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 15 (0.12%) MBA
15 14 (0.11%) CISSP
16 11 (0.086%) CISA
17 10 (0.079%) CISM
17 10 (0.079%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (0.079%) HND
18 9 (0.071%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 493 (3.88%) QA
2 129 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 78 (0.61%) SLA
4 56 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 38 (0.30%) EMIR
7 36 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 36 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 27 (0.21%) Basel III
9 25 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 25 (0.20%) COBIT
10 21 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 20 (0.16%) MiFID
12 16 (0.13%) COREP
13 15 (0.12%) TickIT
14 10 (0.079%) GCP
14 10 (0.079%) CRD IV
15 8 (0.063%) FATCA
15 8 (0.063%) P3O
15 8 (0.063%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 110 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 106 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.11%) vSphere
5 10 (0.079%) Xen
6 9 (0.071%) XenApp
7 7 (0.055%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.047%) NFS
9 4 (0.031%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.031%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.031%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.031%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.031%) GPFS
10 3 (0.024%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.024%) XenServer
11 2 (0.016%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.016%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.016%) KVM
12 1 (0.008%) vCloud
12 1 (0.008%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 66 (0.52%) SCCM
2 26 (0.20%) SCOM
3 18 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.063%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.055%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (0.047%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.039%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.031%) SAP Afaria
9 3 (0.024%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.016%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.016%) OpenView
10 2 (0.016%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.016%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.016%) Puppet
11 1 (0.008%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.008%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.008%) WSUS
11 1 (0.008%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1283 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 572 (4.50%) Oracle
3 478 (3.76%) SAP
4 205 (1.61%) VMware
5 203 (1.60%) Citrix
6 199 (1.56%) Cisco
7 173 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 147 (1.16%) IBM
9 98 (0.77%) Fujitsu
10 95 (0.75%) Google
11 81 (0.64%) HP
12 70 (0.55%) hybris
13 65 (0.51%) Sitecore
14 63 (0.50%) Facebook
15 55 (0.43%) Business Objects
16 52 (0.41%) Adobe
17 51 (0.40%) Sage
18 50 (0.39%) EMC
19 40 (0.31%) EPiServer
20 37 (0.29%) Cognos
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum basic + benefits as outlined in vacancy
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum basic + excellent benefits as outlined below
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Somerset
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Command Alkon
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + PMI, Pension, Bonus, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Arvato UK
Salary: Competitive depending on Experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago