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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 63 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 4419 5731 6270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.49% 5.24% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 5.43% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3744 4672 5036
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.94%
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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
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 £70,000 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -17 4112 £55,000 +4.76% 502
London -5 1807 £62,500 +4.16% 208
South East -22 731 £51,500 +0.98% 82
West Midlands -8 361 £50,000 - 51
East of England -12 311 £55,000 - 33
City of London -15 258 £65,000 +4.00% 50
Yorkshire -18 258 £45,000 - 32
North West -16 252 £46,250 +2.77% 40
South West +1 212 £47,500 - 29
West Yorkshire -9 203 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Surrey +15 195 £55,000 +4.26% 15
Berkshire -15 175 £52,500 -10.63% 15
Manchester +4 159 £45,000 - 28
Scotland -3 157 £50,000 - 16
Birmingham -1 143 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Leeds -12 139 £45,000 -5.26% 15
East Midlands -34 122 £50,000 - 17
Hampshire -6 119 £50,000 +8.69% 15
Edinburgh +3 99 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Hertfordshire -20 87 £55,000 -8.33% 16
Bristol -7 70 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Wales -10 69 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Reading -29 67 £49,750 -13.47% 2
Cambridgeshire -22 65 £48,500 -3.00% 7
South Wales -4 64 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Essex -5 58 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -17 53 £49,000 -10.90% 11
West Sussex -38 51 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Wiltshire +22 50 £52,500 +11.70% 2
Suffolk +32 49 £50,000 +11.11% 4

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5789 (62.65%) Project Management
2 3974 (43.01%) PRINCE2
3 3446 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3228 (34.94%) Finance
5 2304 (24.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 1281 (13.86%) Scrum
7 1196 (12.94%) Retail
8 1080 (11.69%) Degree
9 1044 (11.30%) Microsoft
10 1020 (11.04%) PMI Certification
11 868 (9.39%) Waterfall
12 852 (9.22%) MS Project
13 841 (9.10%) PMP
14 771 (8.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 758 (8.20%) SDLC
16 739 (8.00%) ITIL
17 727 (7.87%) MS Excel
18 721 (7.80%) Change Management
19 719 (7.78%) E-Commerce
20 690 (7.47%) Project Planning
21 689 (7.46%) Banking
22 664 (7.19%) Risk Management
23 658 (7.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 610 (6.60%) CRM
25 591 (6.40%) Data Centre
26 545 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
27 537 (5.81%) Business Analysis
28 533 (5.77%) Telecoms
29 487 (5.27%) Programme Management
30 478 (5.17%) Marketing

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
1 232 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 206 (2.23%) CMS
3 96 (1.04%) Confluence
4 41 (0.44%) Drupal
5 37 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 36 (0.39%) MS Project Server
6 36 (0.39%) Umbraco
7 33 (0.36%) Skype for Business
8 24 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
9 21 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 20 (0.22%) SAS
11 17 (0.18%) Kentico
11 17 (0.18%) MS Exchange
12 16 (0.17%) WordPress
13 9 (0.097%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.087%) IIS
14 8 (0.087%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 8 (0.087%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.076%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 852 (9.22%) MS Project
2 727 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 389 (4.21%) MS Office
4 181 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 144 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.087%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.032%) OrCAD
10 2 (0.022%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.022%) Windchill
11 1 (0.011%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.011%) Revit
11 1 (0.011%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 121 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 107 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 75 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 58 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 49 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 36 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 36 (0.39%) SAP FI
7 27 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 25 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 24 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
10 21 (0.23%) Primavera
10 21 (0.23%) SAP CO
10 21 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
11 20 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
12 17 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
13 16 (0.17%) SAP Business One
14 15 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
14 15 (0.16%) Markit EDM
15 14 (0.15%) SAP R/3
15 14 (0.15%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 256 (2.77%) SaaS
2 92 (1.00%) Office 365
3 62 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (0.34%) PaaS
6 28 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.24%) IaaS
8 19 (0.21%) Trello
9 9 (0.097%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.087%) Silverpop
10 8 (0.087%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.076%) Basecamp
11 7 (0.076%) GitHub
12 6 (0.065%) Force.com
12 6 (0.065%) SmartFocus
13 5 (0.054%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.043%) Taleo
15 1 (0.011%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.011%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 147 (1.59%) WAN
2 134 (1.45%) LAN
3 109 (1.18%) Wireless
4 105 (1.14%) Internet
5 84 (0.91%) Unified Communications
6 77 (0.83%) SAN
7 69 (0.75%) VoIP
8 66 (0.71%) Firewall
9 56 (0.61%) Intranet
10 48 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (0.25%) VPN
12 22 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
13 21 (0.23%) Extranet
14 20 (0.22%) Skype
15 19 (0.21%) IPv4
16 18 (0.19%) PBX
17 16 (0.17%) PABX
17 16 (0.17%) WLAN
18 15 (0.16%) MVNO
19 14 (0.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (2.01%) Big Data
2 167 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
3 154 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 62 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 31 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
5 31 (0.34%) SAP BW
6 30 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 27 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (0.24%) MySQL
9 21 (0.23%) GIS
9 21 (0.23%) NoSQL
9 21 (0.23%) SAP BI
10 20 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (0.21%) Hadoop
12 18 (0.19%) Oracle Database
13 17 (0.18%) Data Mining
14 16 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
15 15 (0.16%) QlikView
16 13 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (0.13%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 308 (3.33%) JIRA
2 53 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (0.23%) Eclipse
4 10 (0.11%) Subversion
4 10 (0.11%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.097%) JIRA Agile
6 8 (0.087%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.087%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.076%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.065%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.065%) Toad
9 4 (0.043%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.032%) VersionOne
11 2 (0.022%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.022%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.022%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.022%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.022%) JBehave
11 2 (0.022%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.022%) WiX
General
1 3228 (34.94%) Finance
2 1196 (12.94%) Retail
3 689 (7.46%) Banking
4 533 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 478 (5.17%) Marketing
6 369 (3.99%) Manufacturing
7 317 (3.43%) Legal
8 197 (2.13%) Advertising
9 194 (2.10%) Law
10 158 (1.71%) Back Office
11 155 (1.68%) Investment Banking
12 134 (1.45%) Publishing
13 110 (1.19%) Games
14 93 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
15 92 (1.00%) Electronics
15 92 (1.00%) Front Office
16 76 (0.82%) Billing
17 65 (0.70%) French Language
18 61 (0.66%) Retail Banking
19 52 (0.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (3.84%) .NET
2 131 (1.42%) HTML
3 82 (0.89%) CSS
4 75 (0.81%) Web Services
5 55 (0.60%) XML
6 46 (0.50%) Middleware
7 42 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 38 (0.41%) J2EE
9 32 (0.35%) EDI
10 27 (0.29%) jQuery
11 22 (0.24%) HTML5
12 21 (0.23%) Node.js
13 20 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (0.22%) Flash
13 20 (0.22%) Velocity
14 14 (0.15%) SOAP
15 13 (0.14%) .NET Framework
15 13 (0.14%) AngularJS
16 11 (0.12%) REST
17 9 (0.097%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 591 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 545 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 340 (3.68%) PMI
4 233 (2.52%) User Experience
5 213 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 187 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 167 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 166 (1.80%) Virtual Team
9 128 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 111 (1.20%) Driving Licence
11 99 (1.07%) FMCG
12 86 (0.93%) Life Science
13 81 (0.88%) Fintech
14 75 (0.81%) EPoS
15 68 (0.74%) Derivative
16 66 (0.71%) iPad
16 66 (0.71%) Social Media
17 65 (0.70%) NHS
18 58 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 51 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 233 (2.52%) Windows
2 72 (0.78%) Unix
3 67 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 64 (0.69%) Linux
5 62 (0.67%) Android
6 59 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.18%) Windows 10
7 17 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 16 (0.17%) AIX
9 15 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.097%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.076%) VMS
12 7 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.054%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.032%) OS/2
14 3 (0.032%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.032%) Solaris
15 2 (0.022%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.022%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5789 (62.65%) Project Management
2 3974 (43.01%) PRINCE2
3 3446 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2304 (24.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1281 (13.86%) Scrum
6 868 (9.39%) Waterfall
7 758 (8.20%) SDLC
8 739 (8.00%) ITIL
9 721 (7.80%) Change Management
10 719 (7.78%) E-Commerce
11 690 (7.47%) Project Planning
12 664 (7.19%) Risk Management
13 610 (6.60%) CRM
14 537 (5.81%) Business Analysis
15 487 (5.27%) Programme Management
16 476 (5.15%) ERP
17 463 (5.01%) Line Management
18 442 (4.78%) Matrix Organization
19 431 (4.66%) Change Control
20 403 (4.36%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 338 (3.66%) SQL
2 239 (2.59%) Java
3 200 (2.16%) C#
4 112 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 72 (0.78%) C
6 61 (0.66%) PHP
7 34 (0.37%) Scala
8 30 (0.32%) PL/SQL
9 23 (0.25%) C++
9 23 (0.25%) Python
10 12 (0.13%) Ruby
11 6 (0.065%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.065%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.043%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.043%) PL/1
12 4 (0.043%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.032%) VBA
14 2 (0.022%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.022%) X++
15 1 (0.011%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 1080 (11.69%) Degree
2 1020 (11.04%) PMI Certification
3 841 (9.10%) PMP
4 771 (8.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 658 (7.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 282 (3.05%) APMP
7 171 (1.85%) Security Cleared
8 85 (0.92%) SC Cleared
9 79 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 66 (0.71%) ISEB
11 45 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
12 24 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (0.24%) DV Cleared
13 22 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (0.22%) MBA
15 17 (0.18%) MCSE
16 15 (0.16%) CISSP
17 12 (0.13%) CCNA
17 12 (0.13%) CCNP
18 11 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 415 (4.49%) QA
2 62 (0.67%) MiFID
3 51 (0.55%) PMBOK
4 48 (0.52%) SLA
5 40 (0.43%) EMIR
6 37 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 28 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 24 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (0.22%) Solvency II
10 17 (0.18%) COBIT
10 17 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 13 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 11 (0.12%) UCITS
13 9 (0.097%) FATCA
14 8 (0.087%) ISO 9000
15 7 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.065%) GxP
17 5 (0.054%) Basel III
17 5 (0.054%) HL7
17 5 (0.054%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 62 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 53 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.14%) Firmware
5 12 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (0.097%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.087%) XenApp
8 5 (0.054%) KVM
8 5 (0.054%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.043%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.043%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.032%) vSphere
11 2 (0.022%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.011%) Docker
12 1 (0.011%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.087%) Amdocs OSS
3 6 (0.065%) Ansible
4 5 (0.054%) Nagios
4 5 (0.054%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.054%) yum
5 4 (0.043%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.043%) MOM
5 4 (0.043%) RSA Archer
5 4 (0.043%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.032%) SCCM
6 3 (0.032%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.022%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.011%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.011%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.011%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.011%) Nessus
8 1 (0.011%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.011%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1044 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 457 (4.95%) SAP
3 416 (4.50%) Oracle
4 172 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 156 (1.69%) Cisco
6 146 (1.58%) VMware
7 104 (1.13%) Citrix
8 81 (0.88%) IBM
9 60 (0.65%) Remedy
10 57 (0.62%) ServiceNow
11 50 (0.54%) Google
12 41 (0.44%) Sitecore
13 40 (0.43%) HP
14 39 (0.42%) Infor
15 38 (0.41%) FNZ
16 37 (0.40%) Adobe
17 34 (0.37%) CheckPoint
18 33 (0.36%) Charles River
19 32 (0.35%) Epicor
19 32 (0.35%) hybris
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus / Free Parking / Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 (with an exceptional package)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension,bonus,health
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 35-45k plus Car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6k car + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago