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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 40 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 6769 5169 6427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.58% 4.66% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 4.92% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5476 4233 5552
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.06%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +10 6346 £51,000 -2.85% 875
London +4 2799 £57,500 -4.16% 387
South East +23 1484 £50,000 +2.04% 159
City of London +8 659 £60,000 -4.00% 124
Yorkshire +30 492 £45,250 -9.50% 45
Berkshire +44 412 £54,000 +13.68% 32
East of England +13 395 £50,000 - 47
West Yorkshire +41 368 £47,000 -6.00% 26
North West +11 344 £45,000 +4.95% 70
Surrey +29 338 £50,000 - 24
Leeds +42 311 £47,000 -6.00% 16
West Midlands +13 288 £48,250 +7.22% 48
South West +11 278 £47,500 +11.76% 68
Scotland +17 227 £50,000 +4.16% 37
Manchester +15 218 £45,000 +5.88% 40
East Midlands -10 191 £46,000 +3.37% 29
Hampshire -5 186 £47,500 -5.00% 24
Edinburgh +6 149 £52,500 +10.52% 18
Reading +28 146 £49,000 +8.88% 10
Buckinghamshire +30 144 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Birmingham +27 126 £50,000 -4.76% 18
Hertfordshire +4 120 £50,000 +5.26% 15
West Sussex +38 100 £46,250 -15.90% 13
Cambridgeshire +10 100 £51,000 -2.85% 9
Oxfordshire -9 100 £44,500 -1.11% 16
East Sussex +28 91 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Essex +10 90 £55,000 - 6
Bristol +21 88 £50,500 +12.22% 20
Milton Keynes +16 80 £45,000 - 16
Wiltshire +11 78 £47,500 +22.58% 16

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7267 (60.72%) Project Management
2 4902 (40.96%) PRINCE2
3 4155 (34.71%) Finance
4 2200 (18.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1904 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 1518 (12.68%) Scrum
7 1254 (10.48%) Microsoft
8 1205 (10.07%) Degree
9 1144 (9.56%) MS Project
10 1129 (9.43%) Retail
11 1045 (8.73%) E-Commerce
12 1013 (8.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 968 (8.09%) Waterfall
14 956 (7.99%) PMI Certification
15 937 (7.83%) Banking
16 909 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 909 (7.59%) ITIL
17 895 (7.48%) MS Excel
18 795 (6.64%) Change Management
19 746 (6.23%) Telecoms
20 718 (6.00%) Business Analysis
21 688 (5.75%) .NET
22 684 (5.71%) Risk Management
23 678 (5.66%) PMP
24 639 (5.34%) CRM
25 635 (5.31%) Project Planning
26 628 (5.25%) Marketing
27 620 (5.18%) PRINCE
28 588 (4.91%) Java
29 570 (4.76%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 378 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 233 (1.95%) CMS
3 72 (0.60%) SAS
4 67 (0.56%) Drupal
5 59 (0.49%) Lync
6 47 (0.39%) MS Exchange
7 46 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 40 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 36 (0.30%) MS Project Server
9 36 (0.30%) IIS
10 30 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (0.22%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
14 15 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.11%) Apache
16 12 (0.10%) WordPress
16 12 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (0.092%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1144 (9.56%) MS Project
2 895 (7.48%) MS Excel
3 487 (4.07%) MS Office
4 239 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 197 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 35 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 25 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 21 (0.18%) Niku Workbench
9 11 (0.092%) Open Workbench
9 11 (0.092%) Mingle
10 10 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.075%) InDesign
12 6 (0.050%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.033%) ProjectWise
14 3 (0.025%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.025%) FastStats
14 3 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
15 2 (0.017%) SPSS
16 1 (0.008%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 142 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (0.60%) Magento
3 71 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 69 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 48 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 32 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 32 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 32 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 28 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 28 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 26 (0.22%) SAP CRM
9 25 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 23 (0.19%) SAP SD
11 21 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
11 21 (0.18%) SAP HR
12 19 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
13 18 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
14 15 (0.13%) Maximo
15 14 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 14 (0.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 187 (1.56%) SaaS
2 53 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 33 (0.28%) Basecamp
4 28 (0.23%) Google Apps
5 24 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (0.18%) Office 365
7 20 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
8 12 (0.10%) Taleo
9 8 (0.067%) IaaS
9 8 (0.067%) PaaS
9 8 (0.067%) Force.com
10 3 (0.025%) Heroku
11 1 (0.008%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 194 (1.62%) Internet
2 164 (1.37%) WAN
3 134 (1.12%) LAN
4 120 (1.00%) SAN
5 81 (0.68%) Intranet
6 59 (0.49%) MPLS
6 59 (0.49%) Unified Communications
7 52 (0.43%) VoIP
8 51 (0.43%) Wireless
9 50 (0.42%) Firewall
10 32 (0.27%) TCP/IP
11 29 (0.24%) NFC
12 26 (0.22%) IP Telephony
13 22 (0.18%) Network Security
14 21 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (0.13%) VLAN
16 14 (0.12%) NAS
16 14 (0.12%) Cisco IPT
16 14 (0.12%) HTTP
17 12 (0.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 226 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 103 (0.86%) MySQL
4 86 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 79 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 72 (0.60%) QlikView
7 66 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 52 (0.43%) Big Data
8 52 (0.43%) Spotfire
9 42 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
9 42 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 34 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 29 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
11 29 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 26 (0.22%) NoSQL
13 24 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (0.14%) MS Access
16 17 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 220 (1.84%) JIRA
2 31 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.11%) Bugzilla
4 12 (0.10%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.084%) Rational Rose
6 7 (0.058%) FogBugz
7 6 (0.050%) Toad
8 5 (0.042%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.042%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.042%) Selenium
8 5 (0.042%) TestComplete
8 5 (0.042%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.033%) Build Forge
9 4 (0.033%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.025%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.025%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.025%) LSMW
10 3 (0.025%) Hudson
10 3 (0.025%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.017%) Jenkins
General
1 4155 (34.71%) Finance
2 1129 (9.43%) Retail
3 937 (7.83%) Banking
4 746 (6.23%) Telecoms
5 628 (5.25%) Marketing
6 254 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 234 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 225 (1.88%) Back Office
9 217 (1.81%) Publishing
10 213 (1.78%) Advertising
11 204 (1.70%) Games
12 189 (1.58%) Legal
13 180 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 174 (1.45%) Law
15 165 (1.38%) Financial Institution
16 121 (1.01%) Retail Banking
17 110 (0.92%) Front Office
18 88 (0.74%) Billing
19 83 (0.69%) Automotive
20 50 (0.42%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 688 (5.75%) .NET
2 329 (2.75%) HTML
3 212 (1.77%) CSS
4 167 (1.40%) J2EE
5 142 (1.19%) XML
6 119 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 101 (0.84%) Web Services
8 82 (0.69%) HTML5
9 51 (0.43%) LAMP
10 49 (0.41%) Middleware
11 45 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
12 44 (0.37%) .NET Framework
12 44 (0.37%) Velocity
13 32 (0.27%) Ajax
14 31 (0.26%) XSLT
15 25 (0.21%) DHTML
15 25 (0.21%) COM
16 24 (0.20%) jQuery
17 20 (0.17%) CSS3
17 20 (0.17%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 420 (3.51%) PMI
2 295 (2.46%) Mobile App
3 275 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 194 (1.62%) Computer Science
5 184 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 163 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 151 (1.26%) Social Media
8 124 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 109 (0.91%) Open Source
10 97 (0.81%) FMCG
11 86 (0.72%) Credit Risk
12 84 (0.70%) Derivative
13 78 (0.65%) NHS
14 76 (0.63%) EPoS
15 74 (0.62%) E-Learning
16 60 (0.50%) Fixed Income
17 57 (0.48%) Equities
18 51 (0.43%) Life Science
19 42 (0.35%) Hedge funds
20 39 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 413 (3.45%) Windows
2 195 (1.63%) Linux
3 155 (1.30%) UNIX
4 116 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 82 (0.69%) Android
6 69 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 58 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (0.19%) Solaris
10 22 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.13%) AIX
12 14 (0.12%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.092%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.067%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.042%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.042%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.033%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.033%) VMS
17 3 (0.025%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.017%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7267 (60.72%) Project Management
2 4902 (40.96%) PRINCE2
3 2200 (18.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1904 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 1518 (12.68%) Scrum
6 1045 (8.73%) E-Commerce
7 968 (8.09%) Waterfall
8 909 (7.59%) ITIL
9 795 (6.64%) Change Management
10 718 (6.00%) Business Analysis
11 684 (5.71%) Risk Management
12 639 (5.34%) CRM
13 635 (5.31%) Project Planning
14 620 (5.18%) PRINCE
15 537 (4.49%) Programme Management
16 435 (3.63%) Change Control
17 432 (3.61%) ERP
18 419 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
19 417 (3.48%) Migration
20 380 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 588 (4.91%) Java
2 347 (2.90%) SQL
3 315 (2.63%) C#
4 214 (1.79%) PHP
5 195 (1.63%) JavaScript
6 101 (0.84%) C++
7 92 (0.77%) C
8 57 (0.48%) Perl
9 42 (0.35%) Python
10 38 (0.32%) PL/SQL
11 31 (0.26%) Ruby
12 24 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 20 (0.17%) VB.NET
13 20 (0.17%) Objective-C
14 17 (0.14%) PowerHouse
15 15 (0.13%) VB
16 14 (0.12%) VBA
17 11 (0.092%) VBScript
18 10 (0.084%) Groovy
19 9 (0.075%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1205 (10.07%) Degree
2 1013 (8.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 956 (7.99%) PMI Certification
4 909 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 678 (5.66%) PMP
6 486 (4.06%) Security Cleared
7 377 (3.15%) SC Cleared
8 127 (1.06%) APMP
9 93 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 84 (0.70%) ISEB
11 30 (0.25%) DV Cleared
12 26 (0.22%) MBA
13 20 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
14 17 (0.14%) ACCA
14 17 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 15 (0.13%) CIMA
16 14 (0.12%) CISSP
16 14 (0.12%) CISA
17 12 (0.10%) HND
18 11 (0.092%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 482 (4.03%) QA
2 96 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 77 (0.64%) SLA
4 52 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 39 (0.33%) COBIT
6 37 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (0.28%) EMIR
8 30 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 26 (0.22%) Solvency II
10 25 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 25 (0.21%) COREP
11 23 (0.19%) Basel III
11 23 (0.19%) Data Quality
12 22 (0.18%) TickIT
13 17 (0.14%) FATCA
14 14 (0.12%) MiFID
15 12 (0.10%) FINREP
16 10 (0.084%) CRD IV
17 8 (0.067%) Basel II
18 6 (0.050%) P3O
System Software
1 159 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 48 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.15%) vSphere
5 16 (0.13%) XenApp
6 12 (0.10%) vCloud
7 10 (0.084%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.084%) Xen
8 9 (0.075%) XenServer
9 6 (0.050%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.033%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.025%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.017%) KVM
12 2 (0.017%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 62 (0.52%) SCCM
2 27 (0.23%) SCOM
3 8 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.058%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (0.050%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (0.050%) Control-M
6 5 (0.042%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.033%) SAP Afaria
8 3 (0.025%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.025%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.025%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.017%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.017%) Puppet
9 2 (0.017%) WSUS
10 1 (0.008%) OpenView
10 1 (0.008%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.008%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.008%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.008%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1254 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 570 (4.76%) Oracle
3 521 (4.35%) SAP
4 249 (2.08%) VMware
5 213 (1.78%) Citrix
6 149 (1.24%) Cisco
7 144 (1.20%) IBM
8 135 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 86 (0.72%) Google
10 78 (0.65%) Fujitsu
11 71 (0.59%) Business Objects
12 66 (0.55%) HP
13 61 (0.51%) Cognos
14 55 (0.46%) EMC
15 47 (0.39%) Facebook
16 42 (0.35%) JD Edwards
16 42 (0.35%) Sitecore
17 36 (0.30%) Niku
18 35 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
18 35 (0.29%) Adobe
Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Cumbria
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Private Medical Healthcare &
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £650000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great prospects
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £62500 - £72500 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £62500 - £72500 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago