The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 42 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 5901 5673 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.51% 5.38% 4.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 5.70% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4736 4545 4405
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,877 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 5521 £52,500 - 898
London -2 2269 £57,500 - 369
South East -5 1065 £52,500 +5.00% 160
City of London +5 552 £60,000 - 129
Yorkshire -2 546 £45,000 -10.00% 55
West Yorkshire 0 435 £45,000 -10.00% 30
North West +22 422 £47,500 +9.19% 86
East of England +5 417 £50,000 - 53
West Midlands +18 306 £50,000 +11.11% 56
South West +23 294 £47,500 - 65
Leeds -7 292 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Berkshire -6 287 £55,000 +4.76% 38
Manchester +10 239 £47,500 +9.19% 52
Surrey -5 215 £52,500 - 30
Scotland +8 208 £51,000 - 41
East Midlands +18 155 £47,500 +3.26% 37
Hampshire -21 150 £52,500 +5.00% 34
Buckinghamshire +11 138 £50,000 - 15
Edinburgh +1 128 £55,750 +6.19% 22
Reading +3 125 £52,500 +7.14% 13
Birmingham +11 122 £52,500 +16.66% 22
Bristol +27 110 £47,500 -9.52% 14
Hertfordshire -19 106 £55,000 +15.78% 10
Cambridgeshire +5 99 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Cheshire +32 97 £50,000 +8.10% 16
Essex +8 90 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Oxfordshire +5 88 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Bedfordshire +18 81 £49,500 +2.06% 4
Nottinghamshire +25 77 £47,500 +3.26% 11
Milton Keynes -1 76 £48,750 - 8

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7353 (61.68%) Project Management
2 5379 (45.12%) PRINCE2
3 4112 (34.49%) Finance
4 3756 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
5 2400 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1385 (11.62%) Microsoft
7 1351 (11.33%) Degree
8 1349 (11.32%) Scrum
9 1213 (10.18%) PMI Certification
10 1202 (10.08%) MS Project
11 1175 (9.86%) Waterfall
12 1138 (9.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1077 (9.03%) Retail
14 1030 (8.64%) Banking
15 995 (8.35%) MS Excel
16 964 (8.09%) ITIL
17 923 (7.74%) E-Commerce
18 909 (7.63%) Telecoms
19 882 (7.40%) Change Management
20 858 (7.20%) PMP
21 844 (7.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 711 (5.96%) Risk Management
23 680 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
24 678 (5.69%) Project Planning
25 653 (5.48%) CRM
26 640 (5.37%) Marketing
27 634 (5.32%) PRINCE
28 611 (5.13%) Business Analysis
29 609 (5.11%) SAP
30 608 (5.10%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 342 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 179 (1.50%) CMS
3 104 (0.87%) Lync
4 85 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
5 53 (0.44%) MS Exchange
6 51 (0.43%) Drupal
7 49 (0.41%) Confluence
8 46 (0.39%) MS Project Server
9 36 (0.30%) SAS
10 31 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 28 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 27 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (0.21%) Umbraco
14 24 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
15 19 (0.16%) IIS
16 17 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
17 15 (0.13%) WorkSite
18 14 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
19 13 (0.11%) Apache
20 12 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1202 (10.08%) MS Project
2 995 (8.35%) MS Excel
3 490 (4.11%) MS Office
4 250 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 233 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 37 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.14%) Niku Workbench
8 9 (0.075%) Open Workbench
9 8 (0.067%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.017%) Mingle
11 2 (0.017%) Windchill
12 1 (0.008%) SPSS
12 1 (0.008%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 170 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 49 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 40 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 40 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 38 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 37 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 36 (0.30%) SAP CO
7 36 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 34 (0.29%) Magento
9 28 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
10 22 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
10 22 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
11 18 (0.15%) SAP BPC
12 17 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
13 16 (0.13%) SAP CRM
14 15 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
15 13 (0.11%) Agresso
16 12 (0.10%) SAP SD
16 12 (0.10%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 241 (2.02%) SaaS
2 111 (0.93%) Office 365
3 92 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (0.34%) Basecamp
5 33 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.084%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.050%) PaaS
9 5 (0.042%) Force.com
9 5 (0.042%) IaaS
10 3 (0.025%) Trello
10 3 (0.025%) Yammer
10 3 (0.025%) GitHub
11 2 (0.017%) Taleo
12 1 (0.008%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 246 (2.06%) WAN
2 170 (1.43%) LAN
3 161 (1.35%) Internet
4 103 (0.86%) Firewall
5 91 (0.76%) Wireless
6 88 (0.74%) Intranet
7 74 (0.62%) SAN
7 74 (0.62%) Unified Communications
8 69 (0.58%) VoIP
9 59 (0.49%) MPLS
10 50 (0.42%) Extranet
11 39 (0.33%) VPN
12 33 (0.28%) IP Telephony
13 30 (0.25%) Network Security
13 30 (0.25%) 3G
14 25 (0.21%) 4G
15 22 (0.18%) 2G
16 19 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
17 18 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 190 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 78 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 56 (0.47%) Big Data
5 49 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (0.33%) DataStage
7 36 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 30 (0.25%) MySQL
11 26 (0.22%) RDBMS
12 23 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (0.19%) QlikView
12 23 (0.19%) Hadoop
13 20 (0.17%) SAP BI
14 19 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
15 18 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
15 18 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
16 16 (0.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 237 (1.99%) JIRA
2 41 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.10%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.075%) Subversion
5 8 (0.067%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.059%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.059%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.059%) FitNesse
6 7 (0.059%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.050%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.050%) Maven
7 6 (0.050%) Bugzilla
7 6 (0.050%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.042%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.042%) PowerBuilder
8 5 (0.042%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.034%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (0.034%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.025%) Hudson
10 3 (0.025%) LabVIEW
General
1 4112 (34.49%) Finance
2 1077 (9.03%) Retail
3 1030 (8.64%) Banking
4 909 (7.63%) Telecoms
5 640 (5.37%) Marketing
6 331 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 255 (2.14%) Legal
8 247 (2.07%) Advertising
9 216 (1.81%) Billing
10 199 (1.67%) Games
11 184 (1.54%) Investment Banking
12 160 (1.34%) Law
13 148 (1.24%) Publishing
14 115 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
15 111 (0.93%) Back Office
16 86 (0.72%) Electronics
17 69 (0.58%) Front Office
18 68 (0.57%) Financial Institution
19 65 (0.55%) Automotive
20 63 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (3.99%) .NET
2 204 (1.71%) HTML
3 113 (0.95%) CSS
4 83 (0.70%) XML
5 76 (0.64%) J2EE
6 64 (0.54%) ASP.NET
7 63 (0.53%) Web Services
7 63 (0.53%) Middleware
8 54 (0.45%) HTML5
9 45 (0.38%) Apache Flex
10 39 (0.33%) Velocity
11 36 (0.30%) .NET Framework
12 31 (0.26%) EDI
13 23 (0.19%) Flash
14 22 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
15 21 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
16 17 (0.14%) jQuery
16 17 (0.14%) Java EE
17 15 (0.13%) WCF
17 15 (0.13%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 680 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 533 (4.47%) PMI
3 302 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 247 (2.07%) User Experience
5 243 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 177 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 171 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 125 (1.05%) Digital Media
9 112 (0.94%) EPoS
10 110 (0.92%) Social Media
11 106 (0.89%) NHS
12 101 (0.85%) FMCG
13 99 (0.83%) Derivative
14 75 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 60 (0.50%) Equities
16 55 (0.46%) Client/Server
17 47 (0.39%) Open Source
18 46 (0.39%) Fixed Income
19 44 (0.37%) Credit Risk
20 43 (0.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 400 (3.36%) Windows
2 99 (0.83%) UNIX
3 93 (0.78%) Linux
4 61 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 60 (0.50%) Android
6 51 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 39 (0.33%) Windows XP
8 35 (0.29%) Solaris
9 31 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.11%) AIX
13 11 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.017%) HPUX
14 2 (0.017%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.017%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.017%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.017%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.017%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7353 (61.68%) Project Management
2 5379 (45.12%) PRINCE2
3 3756 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
4 2400 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1349 (11.32%) Scrum
6 1175 (9.86%) Waterfall
7 964 (8.09%) ITIL
8 923 (7.74%) E-Commerce
9 882 (7.40%) Change Management
10 711 (5.96%) Risk Management
11 678 (5.69%) Project Planning
12 653 (5.48%) CRM
13 634 (5.32%) PRINCE
14 611 (5.13%) Business Analysis
15 516 (4.33%) Programme Management
16 486 (4.08%) Matrix Management
17 482 (4.04%) Change Control
18 463 (3.88%) ERP
19 446 (3.74%) Migration
20 443 (3.72%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 434 (3.64%) Java
2 406 (3.41%) SQL
3 179 (1.50%) C#
4 158 (1.33%) C
5 118 (0.99%) JavaScript
6 54 (0.45%) PHP
7 46 (0.39%) C++
8 33 (0.28%) Python
9 26 (0.22%) VBA
10 17 (0.14%) PL/SQL
11 14 (0.12%) T-SQL
12 13 (0.11%) Ruby
13 12 (0.10%) R
14 10 (0.084%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.059%) VB
16 5 (0.042%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.034%) ABAP
17 4 (0.034%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.025%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.025%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1351 (11.33%) Degree
2 1213 (10.18%) PMI Certification
3 1138 (9.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 858 (7.20%) PMP
5 844 (7.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 439 (3.68%) Security Cleared
7 334 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 163 (1.37%) APMP
9 130 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 119 (1.00%) VCP4
11 82 (0.69%) ISEB
12 78 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 34 (0.29%) DV Cleared
14 30 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (0.23%) MAPM
16 27 (0.23%) CISSP
17 25 (0.21%) CCNA
18 20 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 18 (0.15%) SAP Certification
20 17 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (3.57%) QA
2 74 (0.62%) ISO 9001
2 74 (0.62%) SLA
3 46 (0.39%) PMBOK
4 42 (0.35%) EMIR
5 38 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (0.25%) MiFID
7 29 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
8 25 (0.21%) FATCA
9 22 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 22 (0.18%) Solvency II
10 19 (0.16%) Basel III
11 18 (0.15%) Basel II
12 17 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 17 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 17 (0.14%) ISO 9000
13 10 (0.084%) AIFMD
14 7 (0.059%) UCITS
14 7 (0.059%) CRD IV
15 4 (0.034%) P3O
System Software
1 132 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 49 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.12%) XenApp
5 8 (0.067%) vSphere
6 7 (0.059%) Firmware
7 6 (0.050%) ISA Server
7 6 (0.050%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.050%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (0.042%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.042%) vCloud
9 4 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.034%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.034%) XenServer
10 3 (0.025%) IAG
10 3 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.017%) Xen
11 2 (0.017%) KVM
11 2 (0.017%) Varnish
12 1 (0.008%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (0.21%) SCCM
2 16 (0.13%) SCOM
2 16 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.042%) Foglight
5 4 (0.034%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.034%) Puppet
5 4 (0.034%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.034%) Salt
6 3 (0.025%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.017%) OpenView
7 2 (0.017%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.017%) Control-M
8 1 (0.008%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.008%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.008%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.008%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.008%) MOM
8 1 (0.008%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.008%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1385 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 609 (5.11%) SAP
3 608 (5.10%) Oracle
4 234 (1.96%) VMware
5 186 (1.56%) Cisco
6 175 (1.47%) Citrix
7 119 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 105 (0.88%) IBM
9 99 (0.83%) HP
10 57 (0.48%) hybris
11 47 (0.39%) Informatica
12 45 (0.38%) Juniper
13 43 (0.36%) Sage
14 42 (0.35%) NetApp
14 42 (0.35%) ION Trading
15 35 (0.29%) Ab Initio
15 35 (0.29%) JD Edwards
16 34 (0.29%) Siebel
17 33 (0.28%) CheckPoint
17 33 (0.28%) Niku
Leicester, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum healthcare, cont. pension scheme, gy
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + c.£5000 Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus and benefi
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + outstanding benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago