The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 62 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 4546 5605 6346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.63% 5.23% 5.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 5.42% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3742 4552 5173
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 26 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 4213 £55,000 +4.76% 555
London -7 1918 £60,000 +4.34% 230
South East -21 730 £52,500 +0.96% 95
West Midlands -11 328 £50,000 - 37
East of England -13 313 £54,000 +2.85% 35
Yorkshire -10 297 £42,500 -5.55% 46
City of London -12 258 £62,500 +4.16% 65
North West -12 249 £45,000 - 47
West Yorkshire -13 204 £45,000 -2.17% 30
South West -6 203 £48,750 +2.63% 30
Surrey +9 199 £55,000 - 16
Scotland 0 168 £50,500 +1.00% 10
Berkshire -24 167 £55,000 -4.34% 22
Manchester +3 154 £45,000 - 30
Leeds -20 141 £45,000 -3.74% 24
Birmingham -3 139 £50,000 -9.09% 14
East Midlands -8 135 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Hampshire -5 127 £50,000 +8.69% 17
Edinburgh +1 99 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Hertfordshire -3 98 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Bristol -20 72 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Wales -5 70 £45,000 -13.46% 9
Glasgow +18 67 £47,500 -6.40% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 67 £50,000 - 10
South Wales -5 62 £45,000 -13.46% 7
Essex -4 61 £50,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +8 57 £42,500 - 10
Cambridgeshire -38 55 £50,000 - 11
Bedfordshire -6 54 £60,000 +14.28% 6
Nottinghamshire -22 54 £50,000 -4.76% 9

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5790 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4014 (43.33%) PRINCE2
3 3446 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
4 3309 (35.72%) Finance
5 2008 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 1276 (13.77%) Scrum
7 1121 (12.10%) Retail
8 1089 (11.76%) Degree
9 1024 (11.05%) Microsoft
10 979 (10.57%) PMI Certification
11 891 (9.62%) MS Project
12 854 (9.22%) Waterfall
13 798 (8.61%) PMP
14 797 (8.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 773 (8.34%) SDLC
16 752 (8.12%) ITIL
17 719 (7.76%) Project Planning
18 709 (7.65%) Change Management
19 703 (7.59%) MS Excel
20 694 (7.49%) Banking
21 683 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 682 (7.36%) Risk Management
23 663 (7.16%) E-Commerce
24 612 (6.61%) CRM
25 591 (6.38%) Data Centre
26 558 (6.02%) Business Analysis
27 537 (5.80%) Telecoms
28 534 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
29 505 (5.45%) Marketing
30 502 (5.42%) Programme Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 219 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 198 (2.14%) CMS
3 93 (1.00%) Confluence
4 40 (0.43%) MS Project Server
5 38 (0.41%) Drupal
5 38 (0.41%) Skype for Business
6 30 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (0.26%) Umbraco
7 24 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 19 (0.21%) Node.js
9 17 (0.18%) Kentico
10 16 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (0.17%) WordPress
11 15 (0.16%) SAS
12 13 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.12%) MS Exchange
13 11 (0.12%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (0.11%) IIS
15 8 (0.086%) Apache
Applications
1 891 (9.62%) MS Project
2 703 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 410 (4.43%) MS Office
4 182 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 149 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.097%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.065%) LaTeX
9 4 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.032%) OrCAD
11 2 (0.022%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.022%) Windchill
12 1 (0.011%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.011%) Revit
Business Applications
1 111 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 96 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 69 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 55 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 53 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 33 (0.36%) SAP FI
7 26 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 23 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
9 22 (0.24%) Primavera
10 20 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
11 18 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
12 16 (0.17%) SAP CO
12 16 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
12 16 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
13 15 (0.16%) SAP Business One
14 14 (0.15%) SAP ERP
15 13 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
15 13 (0.14%) Sonata
16 12 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
16 12 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 238 (2.57%) SaaS
2 98 (1.06%) Office 365
3 66 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.24%) IaaS
7 20 (0.22%) PaaS
8 18 (0.19%) Trello
9 13 (0.14%) GitHub
10 9 (0.097%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.086%) Silverpop
12 7 (0.076%) Basecamp
12 7 (0.076%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.065%) Force.com
13 6 (0.065%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.043%) Taleo
15 3 (0.032%) SmartFocus
16 2 (0.022%) Azure Active Directory
16 2 (0.022%) Google Cloud Platform
17 1 (0.011%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 145 (1.57%) WAN
2 137 (1.48%) LAN
3 109 (1.18%) Internet
4 108 (1.17%) Wireless
5 86 (0.93%) SAN
6 85 (0.92%) Unified Communications
7 82 (0.89%) Firewall
8 67 (0.72%) VoIP
9 57 (0.62%) Intranet
10 37 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (0.23%) Skype
11 21 (0.23%) VPN
12 20 (0.22%) IPv4
13 17 (0.18%) Extranet
14 16 (0.17%) PABX
15 15 (0.16%) MVNO
15 15 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
15 15 (0.16%) WLAN
16 14 (0.15%) PBX
17 13 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (2.12%) Big Data
2 181 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
3 146 (1.58%) SQL Server
4 60 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 29 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 27 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
6 27 (0.29%) SAP BW
7 24 (0.26%) NoSQL
8 23 (0.25%) Data Mining
9 22 (0.24%) MySQL
10 21 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
11 20 (0.22%) Hadoop
11 20 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
12 19 (0.21%) GIS
12 19 (0.21%) SAP BI
12 19 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (0.17%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.13%) Lumira
14 12 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 312 (3.37%) JIRA
2 66 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.15%) Eclipse
4 13 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 12 (0.13%) Subversion
6 11 (0.12%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.11%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.097%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.086%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.076%) JIRA Agile
11 6 (0.065%) Toad
12 4 (0.043%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (0.043%) ZenHub
13 3 (0.032%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.032%) JBehave
13 3 (0.032%) VersionOne
14 2 (0.022%) Artifactory
14 2 (0.022%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.022%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.022%) WiX
General
1 3309 (35.72%) Finance
2 1121 (12.10%) Retail
3 694 (7.49%) Banking
4 537 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 505 (5.45%) Marketing
6 338 (3.65%) Manufacturing
7 311 (3.36%) Legal
8 205 (2.21%) Advertising
9 182 (1.96%) Law
10 158 (1.71%) Investment Banking
11 155 (1.67%) Back Office
12 137 (1.48%) Publishing
13 113 (1.22%) Games
14 108 (1.17%) Electronics
15 105 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 84 (0.91%) Front Office
17 83 (0.90%) Billing
18 63 (0.68%) Retail Banking
19 58 (0.63%) French Language
20 49 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (3.93%) .NET
2 139 (1.50%) HTML
3 79 (0.85%) CSS
4 76 (0.82%) Web Services
5 47 (0.51%) XML
6 45 (0.49%) Middleware
7 44 (0.47%) J2EE
8 43 (0.46%) ASP.NET
9 31 (0.33%) EDI
10 30 (0.32%) HTML5
11 25 (0.27%) jQuery
12 23 (0.25%) Flash
13 18 (0.19%) Ajax
14 17 (0.18%) Velocity
15 16 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (0.12%) .NET Framework
17 10 (0.11%) AngularJS
17 10 (0.11%) CSS3
17 10 (0.11%) Mason
18 7 (0.076%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 591 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 534 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 338 (3.65%) PMI
4 242 (2.61%) User Experience
5 216 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 201 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 170 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 134 (1.45%) Driving Licence
9 113 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 84 (0.91%) FMCG
11 77 (0.83%) Social Media
12 76 (0.82%) Fintech
13 75 (0.81%) EPoS
13 75 (0.81%) Life Science
14 65 (0.70%) Derivative
15 63 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 62 (0.67%) NHS
17 57 (0.62%) Mathematics
18 50 (0.54%) iPad
19 45 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 250 (2.70%) Windows
2 84 (0.91%) Windows Server
3 76 (0.82%) Unix
4 65 (0.70%) Linux
5 62 (0.67%) Android
6 58 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.15%) AIX
8 12 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.097%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.076%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.032%) OS/2
12 3 (0.032%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.032%) VMS
13 2 (0.022%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.022%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.011%) Solaris
14 1 (0.011%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5790 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4014 (43.33%) PRINCE2
3 3446 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
4 2008 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 1276 (13.77%) Scrum
6 854 (9.22%) Waterfall
7 773 (8.34%) SDLC
8 752 (8.12%) ITIL
9 719 (7.76%) Project Planning
10 709 (7.65%) Change Management
11 682 (7.36%) Risk Management
12 663 (7.16%) E-Commerce
13 612 (6.61%) CRM
14 558 (6.02%) Business Analysis
15 502 (5.42%) Programme Management
16 468 (5.05%) Line Management
17 451 (4.87%) ERP
18 443 (4.78%) Change Control
19 405 (4.37%) PRINCE
20 367 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 337 (3.64%) SQL
2 232 (2.50%) Java
3 206 (2.22%) C#
4 125 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 70 (0.76%) C
6 58 (0.63%) PHP
7 34 (0.37%) Python
8 33 (0.36%) Scala
9 28 (0.30%) C++
10 25 (0.27%) PL/SQL
11 17 (0.18%) Ruby
12 8 (0.086%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.065%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.054%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.043%) PL/1
16 3 (0.032%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.032%) VBA
17 2 (0.022%) R
17 2 (0.022%) RPG
18 1 (0.011%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1089 (11.76%) Degree
2 979 (10.57%) PMI Certification
3 798 (8.61%) PMP
4 797 (8.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 683 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 283 (3.05%) APMP
7 179 (1.93%) Security Cleared
8 97 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 88 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
10 77 (0.83%) ISEB
11 45 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
12 31 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (0.26%) DV Cleared
14 23 (0.25%) MBA
15 18 (0.19%) CISSP
15 18 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (0.17%) MCSE
17 14 (0.15%) CCNP
18 13 (0.14%) HND
19 12 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (4.53%) QA
2 50 (0.54%) SLA
3 45 (0.49%) MiFID
3 45 (0.49%) PMBOK
4 34 (0.37%) EMIR
5 32 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
6 28 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 24 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 23 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (0.18%) COBIT
10 15 (0.16%) Data Quality
11 12 (0.13%) PCI DSS
12 11 (0.12%) FATCA
12 11 (0.12%) UCITS
13 8 (0.086%) ISO 9000
13 8 (0.086%) SEPA
14 6 (0.065%) Basel III
14 6 (0.065%) GxP
14 6 (0.065%) HL7
14 6 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.14%) Firmware
5 7 (0.076%) XenApp
6 6 (0.065%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.054%) KVM
7 5 (0.054%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.054%) vSphere
8 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.011%) Docker
8 1 (0.011%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.011%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (0.086%) Amdocs OSS
1 8 (0.086%) Ansible
2 7 (0.076%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (0.076%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.076%) Nagios
2 7 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.076%) yum
3 4 (0.043%) RSA Archer
3 4 (0.043%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.032%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.022%) SCCM
5 2 (0.022%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.022%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.011%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.011%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.011%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.011%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 1024 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 435 (4.70%) SAP
3 412 (4.45%) Oracle
4 170 (1.84%) VMware
5 169 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 164 (1.77%) Cisco
7 112 (1.21%) Citrix
8 82 (0.89%) IBM
9 57 (0.62%) ServiceNow
10 56 (0.60%) Remedy
11 55 (0.59%) Google
12 38 (0.41%) Atlassian
12 38 (0.41%) HP
12 38 (0.41%) Sitecore
13 37 (0.40%) Infor
14 36 (0.39%) FNZ
15 35 (0.38%) Adobe
16 34 (0.37%) Avaya
16 34 (0.37%) CheckPoint
17 30 (0.32%) hybris
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and pension
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £43k - 50k per year + company benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 58 minutes ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and Equity
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, share options
Posted: 6 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK
Salary: Competitive with benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: Competitive Salary + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £62000.00 - £68000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 (with an exceptional package)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 (with an exceptional package)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £81,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £67,000 - £80,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Premier IT
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago