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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 69 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 3674 5359 6062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.09% 5.03% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 5.21% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3070 4342 4967
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -15 3465 £55,000 +4.76% 425
London -10 1586 £62,500 +4.16% 169
South East -30 548 £52,500 +5.00% 68
Yorkshire +11 292 £47,500 +5.55% 26
East of England -8 291 £55,000 +10.00% 37
West Midlands -28 240 £50,000 - 26
West Yorkshire +23 209 £47,500 +2.15% 18
City of London -31 206 £60,000 -7.69% 51
South West -9 182 £45,000 -5.26% 24
North West -85 158 £47,500 +9.82% 39
Leeds +28 138 £45,000 - 13
Berkshire -36 137 £55,000 - 13
East Midlands -18 124 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Hertfordshire +6 109 £67,500 +22.72% 9
Hampshire -11 108 £50,000 -2.91% 19
Manchester -72 94 £50,000 +17.64% 23
Birmingham -19 86 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Scotland -27 86 £53,000 +0.95% 17
Surrey -51 86 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Essex +18 73 £57,500 +33.72% 5
Nottinghamshire +3 70 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Bristol +5 67 £48,750 +8.33% 7
Nottingham +1 64 £60,000 +41.17%
Watford -3 63 £72,000 +30.90% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 57 £52,500 - 15
Edinburgh -18 56 £53,000 +0.95% 8
East Sussex +16 53 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Coventry -3 48 £55,000 +12.82% 3
Reading -28 47 £58,750 +6.81% 1
Gloucestershire -10 45 £47,500 -20.83% 5

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 4921 (60.95%) Project Management
2 3381 (41.88%) PRINCE2
3 3206 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2830 (35.05%) Finance
5 2103 (26.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 1216 (15.06%) Scrum
7 1130 (14.00%) Retail
8 896 (11.10%) Degree
9 854 (10.58%) Waterfall
10 822 (10.18%) Microsoft
11 779 (9.65%) PMP
12 686 (8.50%) SDLC
13 676 (8.37%) PMI Certification
13 676 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 676 (8.37%) MS Project
14 654 (8.10%) Banking
15 640 (7.93%) Change Management
16 636 (7.88%) E-Commerce
17 608 (7.53%) MS Excel
18 555 (6.87%) CRM
19 550 (6.81%) ITIL
20 547 (6.77%) Risk Management
21 504 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
22 502 (6.22%) Project Planning
23 481 (5.96%) Telecoms
24 457 (5.66%) Software Delivery
25 451 (5.59%) Business Analysis
26 412 (5.10%) Data Centre
27 410 (5.08%) Programme Management
28 406 (5.03%) ERP

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
1 204 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 142 (1.76%) CMS
3 133 (1.65%) Confluence
4 39 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 24 (0.30%) MS Project Server
6 23 (0.28%) WordPress
7 21 (0.26%) ArcGIS
8 20 (0.25%) Drupal
8 20 (0.25%) SAS
9 18 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (0.17%) IIS
10 14 (0.17%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.14%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.12%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.099%) Apache
14 6 (0.074%) Alfresco
15 4 (0.050%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.050%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.037%) TPMS
Applications
1 676 (8.37%) MS Project
2 608 (7.53%) MS Excel
3 279 (3.46%) MS Office
4 171 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 159 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.087%) SPSS
8 3 (0.037%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.037%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.025%) InVision
10 1 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.012%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.012%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.012%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 136 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 93 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 33 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 28 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 26 (0.32%) Magento
7 24 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 23 (0.28%) thinkFolio
8 23 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
9 22 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 22 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
10 21 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
11 15 (0.19%) Primavera
11 15 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 15 (0.19%) SAP R/3
12 12 (0.15%) CA PPM
12 12 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
13 11 (0.14%) BPCS
13 11 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
13 11 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 203 (2.51%) SaaS
2 76 (0.94%) Office 365
3 60 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (0.33%) PaaS
6 22 (0.27%) IaaS
6 22 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
7 13 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.11%) Trello
9 7 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.062%) Force.com
11 4 (0.050%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.037%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.037%) SmartFocus
13 2 (0.025%) FinancialForce.com
13 2 (0.025%) GitHub
13 2 (0.025%) Silverpop
14 1 (0.012%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 160 (1.98%) WAN
2 134 (1.66%) LAN
3 119 (1.47%) Internet
4 64 (0.79%) Unified Communications
5 58 (0.72%) Intranet
6 46 (0.57%) SAN
7 44 (0.54%) Firewall
7 44 (0.54%) Wireless
8 41 (0.51%) VoIP
9 35 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
10 32 (0.40%) MPLS
11 27 (0.33%) VPN
12 18 (0.22%) Broadband
12 18 (0.22%) Skype
13 17 (0.21%) Structured Cabling
14 15 (0.19%) Extranet
15 13 (0.16%) TCP/IP
16 10 (0.12%) ATM
17 9 (0.11%) HTTP
17 9 (0.11%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 110 (1.36%) Big Data
3 97 (1.20%) SQL Server
4 39 (0.48%) GIS
5 36 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 28 (0.35%) Hadoop
7 27 (0.33%) MS Access
8 24 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (0.25%) MySQL
11 20 (0.25%) QlikView
12 19 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
13 18 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 17 (0.21%) SAP BW
15 16 (0.20%) Data Mart
16 14 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
17 13 (0.16%) Electronic Patient Records
18 11 (0.14%) LogicBlox
18 11 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 297 (3.68%) JIRA
2 34 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
4 14 (0.17%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.099%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.074%) Microsoft Blend
7 5 (0.062%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.050%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.050%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.050%) ProtoShare
8 4 (0.050%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.037%) Redmine
10 2 (0.025%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.025%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.025%) Maven
10 2 (0.025%) NUnit
10 2 (0.025%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.025%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.025%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.025%) Subversion
General
1 2830 (35.05%) Finance
2 1130 (14.00%) Retail
3 654 (8.10%) Banking
4 481 (5.96%) Telecoms
5 367 (4.55%) Marketing
6 304 (3.77%) Manufacturing
7 288 (3.57%) Legal
8 146 (1.81%) Back Office
9 142 (1.76%) Advertising
10 135 (1.67%) Law
11 115 (1.42%) Publishing
12 93 (1.15%) Billing
13 90 (1.11%) Investment Banking
14 85 (1.05%) Front Office
15 81 (1.00%) Games
16 75 (0.93%) Retail Banking
17 55 (0.68%) French Language
18 54 (0.67%) Financial Institution
19 50 (0.62%) Automotive
20 39 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (3.23%) .NET
2 111 (1.37%) HTML
3 60 (0.74%) CSS
4 53 (0.66%) XML
5 51 (0.63%) Web Services
6 40 (0.50%) Middleware
7 39 (0.48%) HTML5
8 30 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 24 (0.30%) EDI
9 24 (0.30%) Mason
10 22 (0.27%) JSON
10 22 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
11 20 (0.25%) ASP.NET
12 19 (0.24%) Flash
13 14 (0.17%) REST
13 14 (0.17%) Velocity
14 12 (0.15%) Spring
15 11 (0.14%) J2EE
15 11 (0.14%) LAMP
15 11 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 504 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 412 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 353 (4.37%) PMI
4 191 (2.37%) User Experience
5 141 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 139 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 127 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 116 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 114 (1.41%) Fintech
10 109 (1.35%) FMCG
11 80 (0.99%) EPoS
12 76 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 73 (0.90%) NHS
14 62 (0.77%) Derivative
15 55 (0.68%) iPad
16 51 (0.63%) Visualisation
17 45 (0.56%) Fixed Income
18 42 (0.52%) Driving Licence
18 42 (0.52%) Equities
19 36 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 141 (1.75%) Windows
2 78 (0.97%) Linux
3 51 (0.63%) Apple iOS
3 51 (0.63%) Unix
4 49 (0.61%) Android
5 41 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 19 (0.24%) Windows 10
7 16 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.14%) Solaris
11 9 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.087%) VMS
13 6 (0.074%) AIX
13 6 (0.074%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.074%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.062%) HPUX
15 4 (0.050%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.037%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4921 (60.95%) Project Management
2 3381 (41.88%) PRINCE2
3 3206 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2103 (26.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 1216 (15.06%) Scrum
6 854 (10.58%) Waterfall
7 686 (8.50%) SDLC
8 640 (7.93%) Change Management
9 636 (7.88%) E-Commerce
10 555 (6.87%) CRM
11 550 (6.81%) ITIL
12 547 (6.77%) Risk Management
13 502 (6.22%) Project Planning
14 457 (5.66%) Software Delivery
15 451 (5.59%) Business Analysis
16 410 (5.08%) Programme Management
17 406 (5.03%) ERP
18 388 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
19 345 (4.27%) PRINCE
20 340 (4.21%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 270 (3.34%) SQL
2 232 (2.87%) Java
3 108 (1.34%) C
4 96 (1.19%) C#
5 87 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 36 (0.45%) PHP
7 25 (0.31%) Python
8 17 (0.21%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.14%) Apex Code
9 11 (0.14%) C++
10 10 (0.12%) Perl
10 10 (0.12%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.12%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.087%) Scala
12 6 (0.074%) XAML
13 4 (0.050%) SOQL
13 4 (0.050%) SOSL
14 3 (0.037%) X++
15 2 (0.025%) Lingo
15 2 (0.025%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 896 (11.10%) Degree
2 779 (9.65%) PMP
3 676 (8.37%) PMI Certification
3 676 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 361 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 213 (2.64%) APMP
6 166 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 81 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 55 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 48 (0.59%) ISEB
10 40 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 25 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (0.24%) CCNA
13 17 (0.21%) ACCA
14 16 (0.20%) APMG
15 12 (0.15%) CISSP
15 12 (0.15%) MBA
16 11 (0.14%) CISA
17 10 (0.12%) CISM
17 10 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 405 (5.02%) QA
2 93 (1.15%) MiFID
3 50 (0.62%) PMBOK
4 43 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 42 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 38 (0.47%) SLA
7 28 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 26 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 25 (0.31%) EMIR
10 20 (0.25%) PCI DSS
11 15 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
11 15 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 13 (0.16%) SEPA
13 11 (0.14%) FATCA
14 6 (0.074%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 3 (0.037%) COBIT
17 2 (0.025%) GxP
17 2 (0.025%) HL7
17 2 (0.025%) WCAG
System Software
1 60 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.14%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.12%) XenApp
5 9 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.050%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.037%) Docker
8 1 (0.012%) Firmware
8 1 (0.012%) vCloud
8 1 (0.012%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (0.25%) SCCM
2 9 (0.11%) MOM
3 6 (0.074%) SCOM
4 4 (0.050%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.050%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.037%) Ansible
5 3 (0.037%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.037%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.025%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.025%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.012%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.012%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.012%) Nessus
7 1 (0.012%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.012%) WMI
Vendors
1 822 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 347 (4.30%) SAP
3 305 (3.78%) Oracle
4 131 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
5 121 (1.50%) Cisco
6 90 (1.11%) VMware
7 62 (0.77%) Citrix
8 48 (0.59%) JD Edwards
9 42 (0.52%) hybris
10 37 (0.46%) IBM
11 34 (0.42%) Charles River
11 34 (0.42%) Google
12 33 (0.41%) Infor
13 28 (0.35%) Bloomberg
13 28 (0.35%) Sage
14 26 (0.32%) Sitecore
15 25 (0.31%) Adobe
16 24 (0.30%) Atlassian
17 22 (0.27%) IFS
18 20 (0.25%) SunGard
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 31 minutes ago
London
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package and flexible home worki
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + work/life balance + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Okehampton, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension - 25 days holiday
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
onezeero.
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-op
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30% bonus + pensions + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
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Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South Yorkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
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