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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 59 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 4300 5805 5741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.56% 5.31% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 5.52% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3603 4687 4564
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,950 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%

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
90765 105251 110157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.20% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76040 87694 88974
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -13 4065 £55,000 +4.76% 404
London -15 1775 £62,500 +4.16% 178
South East -9 667 £50,000 - 64
Yorkshire +1 342 £50,000 +11.11% 27
City of London -4 312 £65,000 - 39
West Midlands -17 288 £52,500 +6.06% 20
East of England -17 270 £54,500 +9.00% 29
North West -20 266 £47,500 +5.55% 41
South West +10 259 £45,000 -5.26% 23
West Yorkshire +1 249 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Manchester -32 161 £49,500 +10.00% 25
East Midlands -13 156 £50,000 +7.52% 15
Leeds -11 150 £47,500 +5.55% 18
Berkshire -29 145 £55,000 - 20
Birmingham -13 134 £50,000 - 8
Hampshire +1 132 £45,000 -1.09% 11
Surrey -13 123 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Scotland -9 114 £51,750 +3.50% 17
Hertfordshire -5 99 £57,500 +4.54% 9
West Sussex +19 92 £50,000 +2.04% 7
Bristol -3 78 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Edinburgh -6 76 £53,000 +6.00% 9
Nottinghamshire -3 69 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Essex +17 65 £56,250 +33.92% 6
Wiltshire +13 65 £48,000 +6.66% 7
Oxfordshire +12 62 £55,000 +15.78% 4
North Yorkshire +8 61 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Nottingham -5 58 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Gloucestershire +1 56 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Reading -20 56 £60,000 +9.09% 5

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 5409 (61.97%) Project Management
2 3768 (43.17%) PRINCE2
3 3379 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3007 (34.45%) Finance
5 2238 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 1285 (14.72%) Scrum
7 1262 (14.46%) Retail
8 1002 (11.48%) Degree
9 899 (10.30%) Microsoft
10 879 (10.07%) Waterfall
11 846 (9.69%) PMP
12 743 (8.51%) E-Commerce
13 742 (8.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 730 (8.36%) Change Management
15 729 (8.35%) PMI Certification
16 727 (8.33%) MS Project
17 698 (8.00%) Banking
18 671 (7.69%) SDLC
19 656 (7.52%) MS Excel
20 631 (7.23%) Risk Management
21 608 (6.97%) ITIL
22 593 (6.79%) CRM
23 560 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
24 546 (6.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 535 (6.13%) Project Planning
26 488 (5.59%) Telecoms
27 474 (5.43%) Data Centre
28 473 (5.42%) Business Analysis
29 469 (5.37%) ERP
30 447 (5.12%) Software Delivery

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
1 221 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 157 (1.80%) CMS
3 125 (1.43%) Confluence
4 29 (0.33%) MS Project Server
5 28 (0.32%) SAS
5 28 (0.32%) Skype for Business
6 27 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 22 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 19 (0.22%) Drupal
9 18 (0.21%) Umbraco
10 16 (0.18%) ArcGIS
10 16 (0.18%) MS Exchange
11 14 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.15%) IIS
13 9 (0.10%) WordPress
14 7 (0.080%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.080%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.069%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.069%) Apache Spark
16 5 (0.057%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 727 (8.33%) MS Project
2 656 (7.52%) MS Excel
3 307 (3.52%) MS Office
4 166 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 160 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.080%) SPSS
8 3 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.034%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.011%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.011%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.011%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.011%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.011%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 131 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 105 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 44 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 37 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 36 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 28 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
8 27 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
8 27 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
8 27 (0.31%) SAP CO
8 27 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
9 24 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
10 20 (0.23%) thinkFolio
11 19 (0.22%) SAP R/3
12 17 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 16 (0.18%) Magento
14 15 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 15 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
15 14 (0.16%) Sonata
16 12 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 222 (2.54%) SaaS
2 72 (0.82%) Office 365
3 70 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (0.37%) PaaS
6 27 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.26%) IaaS
8 13 (0.15%) Trello
9 8 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (0.080%) SmartFocus
11 6 (0.069%) Force.com
11 6 (0.069%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.057%) GitHub
12 5 (0.057%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.034%) Basecamp
13 3 (0.034%) Silverpop
14 2 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.023%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.023%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 156 (1.79%) WAN
2 133 (1.52%) LAN
3 122 (1.40%) Internet
4 81 (0.93%) Wireless
5 70 (0.80%) SAN
5 70 (0.80%) Unified Communications
6 59 (0.68%) VoIP
7 57 (0.65%) Intranet
8 53 (0.61%) Firewall
9 48 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (0.30%) VPN
11 25 (0.29%) MPLS
12 19 (0.22%) Extranet
13 14 (0.16%) PBX
13 14 (0.16%) Skype
13 14 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
14 11 (0.13%) Broadband
15 10 (0.11%) ATM
15 10 (0.11%) TCP/IP
15 10 (0.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (1.64%) Big Data
2 137 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 123 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 43 (0.49%) GIS
6 33 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (0.26%) SAP BW
8 21 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (0.24%) MS Access
9 20 (0.23%) Hadoop
10 19 (0.22%) MySQL
11 18 (0.21%) QlikView
12 17 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (0.16%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.11%) NoSQL
15 10 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (0.092%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 312 (3.57%) JIRA
2 45 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 12 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
5 11 (0.13%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.080%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.080%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.069%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.057%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.034%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.034%) Maven
9 3 (0.034%) Redmine
10 2 (0.023%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.023%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.023%) NUnit
10 2 (0.023%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.023%) VersionOne
11 1 (0.011%) AppScan
11 1 (0.011%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.011%) Subversion
General
1 3007 (34.45%) Finance
2 1262 (14.46%) Retail
3 698 (8.00%) Banking
4 488 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 408 (4.67%) Marketing
6 356 (4.08%) Manufacturing
7 320 (3.67%) Legal
8 191 (2.19%) Law
9 169 (1.94%) Back Office
10 166 (1.90%) Advertising
11 133 (1.52%) Publishing
12 119 (1.36%) Investment Banking
13 113 (1.29%) Games
14 89 (1.02%) Front Office
15 86 (0.99%) Billing
16 74 (0.85%) French Language
17 65 (0.74%) Retail Banking
18 55 (0.63%) Electronics
18 55 (0.63%) Financial Institution
19 52 (0.60%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (3.53%) .NET
2 114 (1.31%) HTML
3 81 (0.93%) Web Services
4 70 (0.80%) CSS
5 50 (0.57%) XML
6 36 (0.41%) Middleware
7 31 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 30 (0.34%) .NET Framework
8 30 (0.34%) EDI
9 25 (0.29%) HTML5
10 22 (0.25%) Flash
11 18 (0.21%) J2EE
11 18 (0.21%) Node.js
12 16 (0.18%) jQuery
13 14 (0.16%) AngularJS
13 14 (0.16%) Mason
14 13 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (0.14%) Velocity
16 11 (0.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 560 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 474 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 347 (3.98%) PMI
4 210 (2.41%) User Experience
5 207 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 155 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 150 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 126 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 120 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 118 (1.35%) FMCG
11 100 (1.15%) Fintech
12 91 (1.04%) EPoS
13 67 (0.77%) Life Science
14 66 (0.76%) NHS
15 65 (0.74%) iPad
16 63 (0.72%) Derivative
17 62 (0.71%) Driving Licence
18 41 (0.47%) Digital Media
18 41 (0.47%) Fixed Income
19 40 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 199 (2.28%) Windows
2 70 (0.80%) Linux
3 59 (0.68%) Unix
4 56 (0.64%) Android
4 56 (0.64%) Apple iOS
5 52 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 19 (0.22%) Windows Phone
7 18 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.16%) AIX
10 12 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.10%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.092%) Solaris
13 7 (0.080%) VMS
14 6 (0.069%) HPUX
14 6 (0.069%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.057%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.034%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.011%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5409 (61.97%) Project Management
2 3768 (43.17%) PRINCE2
3 3379 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2238 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 1285 (14.72%) Scrum
6 879 (10.07%) Waterfall
7 743 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 730 (8.36%) Change Management
9 671 (7.69%) SDLC
10 631 (7.23%) Risk Management
11 608 (6.97%) ITIL
12 593 (6.79%) CRM
13 535 (6.13%) Project Planning
14 473 (5.42%) Business Analysis
15 469 (5.37%) ERP
16 447 (5.12%) Software Delivery
17 446 (5.11%) Programme Management
18 423 (4.85%) Line Management
19 410 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
20 383 (4.39%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 299 (3.43%) SQL
2 255 (2.92%) Java
3 146 (1.67%) C#
4 107 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 101 (1.16%) C
6 54 (0.62%) PHP
7 25 (0.29%) PL/SQL
8 24 (0.27%) Python
9 19 (0.22%) Scala
10 16 (0.18%) C++
11 12 (0.14%) VB.NET
12 11 (0.13%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.10%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.057%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.057%) Ruby
15 4 (0.046%) VBA
16 3 (0.034%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.034%) SOQL
16 3 (0.034%) SOSL
16 3 (0.034%) X++
Qualifications
1 1002 (11.48%) Degree
2 846 (9.69%) PMP
3 742 (8.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 729 (8.35%) PMI Certification
5 546 (6.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 242 (2.77%) APMP
7 179 (2.05%) Security Cleared
8 95 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 53 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 40 (0.46%) ISEB
11 36 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 26 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
13 22 (0.25%) ACCA
13 22 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.17%) MCSE
16 14 (0.16%) APMG
17 13 (0.15%) CISSP
18 12 (0.14%) CCNA
19 11 (0.13%) BICSI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 414 (4.74%) QA
2 82 (0.94%) MiFID
3 49 (0.56%) PMBOK
4 43 (0.49%) SLA
5 37 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 33 (0.38%) EMIR
6 33 (0.38%) Solvency II
7 32 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 30 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
9 24 (0.27%) PCI DSS
10 19 (0.22%) Data Quality
11 13 (0.15%) SEPA
12 9 (0.10%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.080%) COBIT
13 7 (0.080%) ISO 9000
14 6 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.057%) Basel III
15 5 (0.057%) UCITS
16 4 (0.046%) FATCA
16 4 (0.046%) GxP
System Software
1 61 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.15%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.10%) XenApp
6 8 (0.092%) Firmware
7 6 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.057%) KVM
9 4 (0.046%) Docker
10 2 (0.023%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.023%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.011%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.011%) vCloud
11 1 (0.011%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (0.14%) SCCM
2 10 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.10%) MOM
4 7 (0.080%) Ansible
5 4 (0.046%) RSA Archer
5 4 (0.046%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.034%) Nagios
6 3 (0.034%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.034%) SCOM
6 3 (0.034%) yum
7 2 (0.023%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.011%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.011%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.011%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.011%) Nessus
8 1 (0.011%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 899 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 412 (4.72%) SAP
3 345 (3.95%) Oracle
4 152 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 130 (1.49%) VMware
6 129 (1.48%) Cisco
7 91 (1.04%) Citrix
8 46 (0.53%) hybris
9 44 (0.50%) Charles River
10 43 (0.49%) Google
10 43 (0.49%) IBM
10 43 (0.49%) JD Edwards
11 37 (0.42%) Infor
12 36 (0.41%) FNZ
13 30 (0.34%) Epicor
13 30 (0.34%) HP
13 30 (0.34%) ServiceNow
14 28 (0.32%) Remedy
14 28 (0.32%) Sage
14 28 (0.32%) Sitecore
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Market Leading Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Salary: Bonus + Benifits + Pension + Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £75000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £59,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £47,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday