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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 44 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 5818 6229 5505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.26% 5.27% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 5.58% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4756 4973 4482
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 5401 £52,500 +1.94% 854
London -4 2193 £60,000 +4.34% 332
South East -1 1128 £51,000 +2.00% 148
City of London -4 477 £62,500 +4.16% 135
East of England +19 458 £55,000 +11.11% 61
Yorkshire +6 441 £45,000 - 74
West Midlands +5 392 £50,000 +3.09% 75
North West +7 369 £45,000 - 69
West Yorkshire +3 306 £47,500 +5.55% 58
Berkshire -5 295 £60,000 +9.09% 32
Leeds +9 241 £47,500 +5.55% 36
East Midlands +23 230 £47,500 +2.15% 28
South West -13 228 £47,500 +5.55% 52
Surrey +9 216 £53,000 +6.00% 36
Scotland +16 178 £50,000 -3.84% 37
Hertfordshire +18 167 £60,000 +20.00% 24
Reading +13 164 £60,000 +18.81% 13
Manchester -8 162 £45,000 - 35
Hampshire -7 148 £46,000 -5.64% 26
Birmingham -2 132 £55,000 - 23
Buckinghamshire -11 109 £50,000 - 14
Cambridgeshire +24 106 £51,250 +13.88% 16
West Sussex -1 103 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Cheshire +13 102 £47,500 +5.55% 19
Coventry +1 99 £50,000 -13.04% 10
Bristol -13 99 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Edinburgh +10 96 £52,500 - 26
Oxfordshire +8 92 £47,500 +7.95% 12
Wales +4 92 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Nottinghamshire +32 90 £52,500 +20.00% 7

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7495 (62.46%) Project Management
2 5318 (44.32%) PRINCE2
3 4165 (34.71%) Finance
4 3941 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
5 2506 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1411 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 1365 (11.38%) Scrum
8 1298 (10.82%) PMI Certification
9 1294 (10.78%) Degree
10 1239 (10.33%) Retail
11 1179 (9.83%) MS Project
12 1164 (9.70%) Waterfall
13 1106 (9.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1089 (9.08%) Banking
15 1058 (8.82%) SDLC
16 1018 (8.48%) MS Excel
17 979 (8.16%) Change Management
18 940 (7.83%) PMP
19 936 (7.80%) ITIL
20 907 (7.56%) E-Commerce
21 869 (7.24%) Risk Management
22 835 (6.96%) Data Centre
23 833 (6.94%) Project Planning
24 775 (6.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 747 (6.23%) Telecoms
26 734 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
27 700 (5.83%) CRM
28 628 (5.23%) Business Analysis
29 609 (5.08%) Software Delivery
30 562 (4.68%) PRINCE

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 365 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 197 (1.64%) CMS
3 101 (0.84%) WebSphere
4 71 (0.59%) Confluence
5 69 (0.58%) Lync
6 49 (0.41%) Drupal
7 40 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 33 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 28 (0.23%) MS Project Server
10 27 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
11 25 (0.21%) IIS
12 22 (0.18%) WorkSite
13 21 (0.18%) WordPress
13 21 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.15%) SAS
14 18 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
15 17 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1179 (9.83%) MS Project
2 1018 (8.48%) MS Excel
3 548 (4.57%) MS Office
4 312 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 255 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 55 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.10%) Open Workbench
8 11 (0.092%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.033%) Niku Workbench
9 4 (0.033%) Mingle
10 3 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.025%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.017%) Simulink
11 2 (0.017%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.017%) Windchill
12 1 (0.008%) SPSS
12 1 (0.008%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.008%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.008%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 203 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 41 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 41 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 39 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 36 (0.30%) Magento
7 35 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
8 33 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 32 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 26 (0.22%) Primavera
11 25 (0.21%) SAP CRM
11 25 (0.21%) SAP SD
12 22 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
13 19 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
14 17 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
15 16 (0.13%) Orchard Housing
16 15 (0.13%) CA PPM
16 15 (0.13%) SAP SCM
16 15 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 203 (1.69%) SaaS
2 133 (1.11%) Office 365
3 85 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.083%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.083%) Silverpop
7 9 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (0.075%) PaaS
7 9 (0.075%) Basecamp
8 7 (0.058%) Taleo
9 6 (0.050%) Force.com
10 5 (0.042%) IaaS
10 5 (0.042%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.033%) Trello
11 4 (0.033%) MailChimp
11 4 (0.033%) iPaaS
11 4 (0.033%) eCircle
12 3 (0.025%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.025%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 338 (2.82%) WAN
2 215 (1.79%) LAN
3 132 (1.10%) Firewall
4 131 (1.09%) Internet
5 97 (0.81%) Intranet
6 92 (0.77%) Wireless
7 83 (0.69%) SAN
8 82 (0.68%) VoIP
9 64 (0.53%) Unified Communications
10 44 (0.37%) IP Telephony
11 43 (0.36%) Extranet
12 38 (0.32%) VPN
13 35 (0.29%) MPLS
14 26 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
15 21 (0.18%) Skype
16 18 (0.15%) Network Security
17 16 (0.13%) WLAN
17 16 (0.13%) PBX
18 13 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (2.18%) SQL Server
2 196 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (0.68%) Big Data
4 62 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 56 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 43 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (0.31%) RDBMS
8 32 (0.27%) MySQL
9 30 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
10 29 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
12 22 (0.18%) Hadoop
12 22 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (0.18%) SAP BW
13 21 (0.18%) QlikView
14 17 (0.14%) OLAP
15 14 (0.12%) Data Mining
15 14 (0.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 274 (2.28%) JIRA
2 26 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (0.13%) Subversion
4 11 (0.092%) Maven
4 11 (0.092%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.092%) Hudson
4 11 (0.092%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.067%) Axure RP
5 8 (0.067%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (0.067%) Ant
6 7 (0.058%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.050%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.050%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.050%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.050%) YouTrack
8 4 (0.033%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.033%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.025%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (0.025%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.025%) JUnit
General
1 4165 (34.71%) Finance
2 1239 (10.33%) Retail
3 1089 (9.08%) Banking
4 747 (6.23%) Telecoms
5 526 (4.38%) Marketing
6 300 (2.50%) Legal
7 287 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 209 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 192 (1.60%) Law
10 176 (1.47%) Games
10 176 (1.47%) Billing
11 169 (1.41%) Back Office
12 164 (1.37%) Advertising
13 156 (1.30%) Publishing
14 93 (0.78%) Electronics
15 91 (0.76%) Retail Banking
16 87 (0.73%) Front Office
17 82 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
18 69 (0.58%) Financial Institution
19 65 (0.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (4.00%) .NET
2 191 (1.59%) HTML
3 131 (1.09%) CSS
4 90 (0.75%) Web Services
5 83 (0.69%) XML
6 73 (0.61%) J2EE
7 49 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 45 (0.38%) Velocity
9 40 (0.33%) Apache Flex
10 33 (0.28%) LAMP
10 33 (0.28%) HTML5
11 29 (0.24%) Middleware
11 29 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
12 21 (0.18%) .NET Framework
13 19 (0.16%) WCF
14 17 (0.14%) Ajax
14 17 (0.14%) SOAP
14 17 (0.14%) Flash
15 16 (0.13%) EDI
16 15 (0.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 835 (6.96%) Data Centre
2 734 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 532 (4.43%) PMI
4 242 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 223 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
6 200 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 194 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 177 (1.48%) User Experience
9 110 (0.92%) FMCG
10 101 (0.84%) EPoS
11 88 (0.73%) Digital Media
12 80 (0.67%) NHS
13 78 (0.65%) Social Media
14 61 (0.51%) Derivative
15 56 (0.47%) Equities
16 54 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 41 (0.34%) Mainframe
18 39 (0.33%) Client/Server
18 39 (0.33%) Fixed Income
18 39 (0.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 401 (3.34%) Windows
2 130 (1.08%) Linux
3 96 (0.80%) UNIX
4 53 (0.44%) Windows 7
5 45 (0.38%) Windows XP
6 44 (0.37%) Android
7 43 (0.36%) Solaris
8 41 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.11%) AIX
13 10 (0.083%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.067%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.042%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.017%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.017%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.017%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.008%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.008%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7495 (62.46%) Project Management
2 5318 (44.32%) PRINCE2
3 3941 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 2506 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1365 (11.38%) Scrum
6 1164 (9.70%) Waterfall
7 1058 (8.82%) SDLC
8 979 (8.16%) Change Management
9 936 (7.80%) ITIL
10 907 (7.56%) E-Commerce
11 869 (7.24%) Risk Management
12 833 (6.94%) Project Planning
13 700 (5.83%) CRM
14 628 (5.23%) Business Analysis
15 609 (5.08%) Software Delivery
16 562 (4.68%) PRINCE
17 556 (4.63%) Programme Management
18 509 (4.24%) ERP
19 474 (3.95%) Change Control
20 471 (3.93%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 441 (3.68%) Java
2 330 (2.75%) SQL
3 206 (1.72%) C#
4 160 (1.33%) C
5 108 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 79 (0.66%) PHP
7 57 (0.48%) C++
8 35 (0.29%) Python
9 20 (0.17%) Objective-C
10 19 (0.16%) VBA
10 19 (0.16%) PL/SQL
11 14 (0.12%) Ruby
12 13 (0.11%) R
13 10 (0.083%) Perl
14 8 (0.067%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.067%) ABAP
14 8 (0.067%) Lingo
15 7 (0.058%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.058%) XPath
15 7 (0.058%) VB
Qualifications
1 1298 (10.82%) PMI Certification
2 1294 (10.78%) Degree
3 1106 (9.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 940 (7.83%) PMP
5 775 (6.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 370 (3.08%) Security Cleared
7 265 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 182 (1.52%) APMP
9 119 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 105 (0.88%) ISEB
11 55 (0.46%) DV Cleared
12 39 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
13 36 (0.30%) CCNA
14 20 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 13 (0.11%) APMG
16 13 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 12 (0.10%) HNC
17 12 (0.10%) MCSE
18 11 (0.092%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (3.23%) QA
2 72 (0.60%) SLA
3 60 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 51 (0.43%) EMIR
5 49 (0.41%) PMBOK
6 48 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 45 (0.38%) MiFID
8 40 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
9 37 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 23 (0.19%) FATCA
11 18 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 12 (0.10%) ISO 14001
13 10 (0.083%) ISO 9000
14 9 (0.075%) COBIT
15 8 (0.067%) Data Quality
16 7 (0.058%) COREP
16 7 (0.058%) TickIT
16 7 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 6 (0.050%) Basel II
17 6 (0.050%) FINREP
System Software
1 146 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.21%) XenApp
5 11 (0.092%) XenDesktop
5 11 (0.092%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (0.075%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 9 (0.075%) ISA Server
6 9 (0.075%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.042%) Firmware
8 3 (0.025%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.025%) RACF
8 3 (0.025%) vSphere
8 3 (0.025%) XenServer
8 3 (0.025%) IAG
9 2 (0.017%) Varnish
9 2 (0.017%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.017%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.008%) Xen
10 1 (0.008%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (0.23%) SCCM
2 18 (0.15%) SCOM
3 15 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 10 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (0.083%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (0.075%) Cisco IPCC
6 8 (0.067%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (0.058%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (0.042%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.033%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.025%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.025%) Puppet
10 3 (0.025%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.025%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.025%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.025%) Salt
11 1 (0.008%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.008%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.008%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.008%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1411 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 553 (4.61%) Oracle
3 528 (4.40%) SAP
4 221 (1.84%) VMware
5 199 (1.66%) Cisco
6 134 (1.12%) Citrix
7 110 (0.92%) IBM
8 99 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 80 (0.67%) hybris
10 72 (0.60%) HP
11 66 (0.55%) Cognos
12 53 (0.44%) ATG
13 42 (0.35%) Demandware
13 42 (0.35%) Juniper
14 40 (0.33%) JD Edwards
15 37 (0.31%) Sage
15 37 (0.31%) Google
16 35 (0.29%) Capita
16 35 (0.29%) Computacenter
17 33 (0.28%) Sitecore
Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus * benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Pension,
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
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