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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
UK
Rank 74 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 3186 4641 5811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.76% 4.60% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 4.77% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2687 3874 4684
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,465
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 2952 £55,000 +4.76% 461
London -13 1280 £60,000 +4.34% 200
South East -33 474 £50,000 - 66
West Midlands -18 223 £51,500 +3.00% 23
Yorkshire +6 222 £47,500 +5.55% 24
East of England -5 215 £54,500 +3.80% 28
City of London -8 209 £60,000 -7.69% 35
North West -47 198 £47,500 +5.55% 40
South West +6 185 £45,000 -5.26% 47
West Yorkshire +13 164 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Leeds +39 118 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Manchester -55 111 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Hampshire +3 108 £50,000 - 19
East Midlands -8 96 £47,500 +5.55% 25
Bristol 0 91 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Berkshire -41 87 £48,750 -11.36% 11
Hertfordshire +5 83 £60,000 -4.00% 11
Birmingham -21 83 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Surrey -49 74 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Scotland -35 72 £55,000 +4.76% 14
East Sussex +24 58 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 57 £52,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire -9 54 £50,000 - 7
West Sussex -4 45 £53,750 +7.50% 4
Coventry +1 41 £42,500 -19.04% 4
Brighton +28 40 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Nottinghamshire -5 40 £51,250 +17.14% 8
Warwickshire +39 39 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Edinburgh -36 38 £60,500 +15.23% 8
Nottingham +8 37 £52,500 +16.66% 7

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 4368 (61.70%) Project Management
2 2842 (40.15%) PRINCE2
3 2836 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2451 (34.62%) Finance
5 1824 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 1032 (14.58%) Scrum
7 895 (12.64%) Retail
8 802 (11.33%) Waterfall
9 727 (10.27%) Degree
10 715 (10.10%) Microsoft
11 693 (9.79%) SDLC
12 624 (8.81%) MS Project
13 591 (8.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 584 (8.25%) PMI Certification
15 583 (8.24%) PMP
16 576 (8.14%) Banking
17 573 (8.09%) Change Management
18 549 (7.76%) CRM
19 548 (7.74%) E-Commerce
20 517 (7.30%) ITIL
21 512 (7.23%) MS Excel
22 473 (6.68%) Project Planning
23 452 (6.39%) Risk Management
24 450 (6.36%) Telecoms
25 414 (5.85%) Business Analysis
26 402 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
27 361 (5.10%) Marketing
28 352 (4.97%) Programme Management
29 348 (4.92%) PRINCE
30 347 (4.90%) 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
1 172 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 132 (1.86%) Confluence
3 121 (1.71%) CMS
4 35 (0.49%) MS Project Server
5 29 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 24 (0.34%) WordPress
7 18 (0.25%) Drupal
8 13 (0.18%) Apache
9 12 (0.17%) ArcGIS
10 11 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.16%) IIS
11 8 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.11%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.099%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.085%) SAS
13 6 (0.085%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.071%) JBoss
14 5 (0.071%) Liferay
14 5 (0.071%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.071%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 624 (8.81%) MS Project
2 512 (7.23%) MS Excel
3 260 (3.67%) MS Office
4 157 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 155 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 35 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.057%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.042%) SPSS
9 2 (0.028%) InVision
10 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.014%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.014%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 126 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 86 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 35 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 29 (0.41%) SAP R/3
6 27 (0.38%) SAP FI
7 25 (0.35%) Magento
8 24 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 18 (0.25%) NetSuite
9 18 (0.25%) SAP CO
9 18 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 18 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 18 (0.25%) thinkFolio
10 17 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
11 12 (0.17%) BASE24
11 12 (0.17%) CA PPM
11 12 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
11 12 (0.17%) SAP QM
11 12 (0.17%) SAP SCM
12 11 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 177 (2.50%) SaaS
2 82 (1.16%) Office 365
3 53 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (0.35%) IaaS
6 21 (0.30%) PaaS
7 17 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.13%) Basecamp
11 5 (0.071%) Force.com
11 5 (0.071%) Trello
12 3 (0.042%) Asana
12 3 (0.042%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.028%) Silverpop
13 2 (0.028%) Taleo
14 1 (0.014%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.014%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.014%) Dropbox
14 1 (0.014%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 127 (1.79%) WAN
2 101 (1.43%) LAN
3 98 (1.38%) Internet
4 59 (0.83%) Unified Communications
5 40 (0.57%) Intranet
5 40 (0.57%) Wireless
6 37 (0.52%) Firewall
7 36 (0.51%) SAN
8 34 (0.48%) VoIP
9 32 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
10 28 (0.40%) VPN
11 26 (0.37%) MPLS
12 16 (0.23%) TCP/IP
13 15 (0.21%) Skype
14 14 (0.20%) ATM
14 14 (0.20%) Broadband
15 10 (0.14%) DAB
15 10 (0.14%) Structured Cabling
15 10 (0.14%) VoLTE
15 10 (0.14%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
2 116 (1.64%) Big Data
3 90 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 28 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 28 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 27 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 24 (0.34%) GIS
7 23 (0.32%) QlikView
7 23 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (0.30%) SAP HANA
9 20 (0.28%) SAP BW
10 19 (0.27%) Data Mart
10 19 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 18 (0.25%) MS Access
12 17 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (0.21%) MySQL
15 14 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
15 14 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 280 (3.96%) JIRA
2 33 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
4 6 (0.085%) Microsoft Blend
4 6 (0.085%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.085%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.071%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.071%) ProC
6 4 (0.057%) ProtoShare
6 4 (0.057%) VersionOne
7 3 (0.042%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.028%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.028%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.028%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.028%) Maven
8 2 (0.028%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.028%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.028%) Subversion
9 1 (0.014%) Phabricator
9 1 (0.014%) Vagrant
General
1 2451 (34.62%) Finance
2 895 (12.64%) Retail
3 576 (8.14%) Banking
4 450 (6.36%) Telecoms
5 361 (5.10%) Marketing
6 267 (3.77%) Manufacturing
7 229 (3.23%) Legal
8 142 (2.01%) Advertising
9 119 (1.68%) Back Office
10 99 (1.40%) Law
11 96 (1.36%) Investment Banking
12 82 (1.16%) Publishing
13 78 (1.10%) Front Office
14 66 (0.93%) Billing
15 58 (0.82%) Automotive
16 53 (0.75%) Retail Banking
17 49 (0.69%) Games
18 47 (0.66%) Financial Institution
19 45 (0.64%) French Language
20 44 (0.62%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (3.09%) .NET
2 123 (1.74%) HTML
3 54 (0.76%) HTML5
4 51 (0.72%) XML
5 50 (0.71%) CSS
6 35 (0.49%) Middleware
7 30 (0.42%) Web Services
8 22 (0.31%) JSON
9 20 (0.28%) ASP.NET
9 20 (0.28%) Mason
9 20 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
10 18 (0.25%) .NET Framework
11 15 (0.21%) REST
11 15 (0.21%) Velocity
12 13 (0.18%) AngularJS
12 13 (0.18%) jQuery
12 13 (0.18%) Spring
13 12 (0.17%) SAML
14 11 (0.16%) Flash
14 11 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 402 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 345 (4.87%) Data Centre
3 312 (4.41%) PMI
4 174 (2.46%) User Experience
5 139 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 129 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 122 (1.72%) Fintech
8 112 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 96 (1.36%) Virtual Team
10 89 (1.26%) EPoS
11 81 (1.14%) FMCG
12 77 (1.09%) NHS
13 62 (0.88%) Derivative
14 49 (0.69%) Driving Licence
15 48 (0.68%) Equities
16 41 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
17 37 (0.52%) iPad
18 36 (0.51%) Fixed Income
18 36 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 31 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 123 (1.74%) Windows
2 65 (0.92%) Linux
3 45 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 44 (0.62%) Unix
5 42 (0.59%) Android
6 32 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.099%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.099%) Solaris
11 6 (0.085%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.042%) VMS
12 3 (0.042%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.042%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.028%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.028%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.028%) zOS
14 1 (0.014%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4368 (61.70%) Project Management
2 2842 (40.15%) PRINCE2
3 2836 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
4 1824 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 1032 (14.58%) Scrum
6 802 (11.33%) Waterfall
7 693 (9.79%) SDLC
8 573 (8.09%) Change Management
9 549 (7.76%) CRM
10 548 (7.74%) E-Commerce
11 517 (7.30%) ITIL
12 473 (6.68%) Project Planning
13 452 (6.39%) Risk Management
14 414 (5.85%) Business Analysis
15 352 (4.97%) Programme Management
16 348 (4.92%) PRINCE
17 347 (4.90%) ERP
18 322 (4.55%) Software Delivery
19 298 (4.21%) Matrix Management
20 296 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 276 (3.90%) SQL
2 216 (3.05%) Java
3 91 (1.29%) C#
4 89 (1.26%) C
5 75 (1.06%) JavaScript
6 28 (0.40%) PHP
7 26 (0.37%) PL/SQL
8 20 (0.28%) C++
9 19 (0.27%) Python
10 18 (0.25%) Perl
11 9 (0.13%) Apex Code
12 7 (0.099%) Scala
12 7 (0.099%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.085%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.085%) XAML
14 4 (0.057%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.057%) SOQL
14 4 (0.057%) SOSL
15 3 (0.042%) R
15 3 (0.042%) VBA
Qualifications
1 727 (10.27%) Degree
2 591 (8.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 584 (8.25%) PMI Certification
4 583 (8.24%) PMP
5 295 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 184 (2.60%) APMP
7 143 (2.02%) Security Cleared
8 79 (1.12%) SC Cleared
9 57 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 50 (0.71%) ISEB
11 25 (0.35%) DV Cleared
12 23 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.27%) APMG
14 17 (0.24%) CCNA
15 13 (0.18%) MBA
16 9 (0.13%) CISA
16 9 (0.13%) CISSP
17 8 (0.11%) CCNP
17 8 (0.11%) CISM
18 7 (0.099%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (4.89%) QA
2 86 (1.21%) MiFID
3 35 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 33 (0.47%) PMBOK
5 30 (0.42%) SLA
5 30 (0.42%) Solvency II
6 26 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 18 (0.25%) EMIR
9 16 (0.23%) ISO 9000
10 14 (0.20%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.13%) FATCA
12 8 (0.11%) IFRS
13 6 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.057%) COSHH
14 4 (0.057%) GxP
15 3 (0.042%) COBIT
15 3 (0.042%) IFRS 9
15 3 (0.042%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.11%) XenApp
4 8 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.099%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.042%) Firmware
7 1 (0.014%) KVM
7 1 (0.014%) oVirt
7 1 (0.014%) vCloud
7 1 (0.014%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.014%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.014%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (0.20%) SCCM
2 4 (0.057%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.057%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.042%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.042%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.042%) MOM
3 3 (0.042%) SCOM
3 3 (0.042%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.028%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.014%) Ansible
5 1 (0.014%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.014%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.014%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.014%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.014%) Puppet
5 1 (0.014%) WMI
Vendors
1 715 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 333 (4.70%) SAP
3 260 (3.67%) Oracle
4 104 (1.47%) Cisco
5 96 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 65 (0.92%) VMware
7 43 (0.61%) JD Edwards
8 37 (0.52%) Citrix
8 37 (0.52%) Sage
9 34 (0.48%) IBM
10 33 (0.47%) hybris
11 29 (0.41%) Computacenter
12 25 (0.35%) Infor
13 24 (0.34%) Atlassian
13 24 (0.34%) Bloomberg
14 23 (0.32%) Google
15 22 (0.31%) Adobe
15 22 (0.31%) Charles River
16 21 (0.30%) Cognos
16 21 (0.30%) Mitel
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: Competitive salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: excellent holidays and pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym, etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Clifford Chance London Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago