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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
UK
Rank 73 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 3213 4792 5690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.81% 4.79% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 4.97% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2708 3965 4672
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 January 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 January 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 2984 £55,000 +4.76% 468
London -12 1318 £62,500 +8.69% 194
South East -45 452 £50,000 -1.96% 63
Yorkshire +25 268 £47,000 +4.44% 29
East of England -11 228 £56,000 +6.66% 33
West Midlands -25 223 £52,500 +10.52% 36
City of London -24 199 £60,000 -4.00% 55
West Yorkshire +30 189 £45,000 -5.26% 22
South West -2 173 £45,000 -5.26% 37
North West -63 169 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Leeds +52 139 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Hampshire -1 106 £49,250 -1.50% 16
Berkshire -49 101 £52,500 -4.54% 8
East Midlands -7 96 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Hertfordshire +5 95 £62,500 +13.63% 9
Manchester -64 95 £50,000 +8.69% 22
Birmingham -8 92 £57,500 +15.00% 15
Bristol +7 77 £47,500 +5.55% 17
Scotland -27 70 £53,000 +0.95% 15
Surrey -72 60 £52,500 +5.00% 6
East Sussex +13 51 £50,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire -3 48 £55,000 +30.95% 7
Cambridgeshire -10 48 £52,500 - 13
Watford -6 47 £67,500 +12.50% 2
Kent +33 45 £57,500 +29.21% 6
Nottingham +7 45 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Essex +2 41 £57,500 +31.42% 3
North Yorkshire -4 41 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Warwickshire +27 39 £47,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire -25 38 £49,000 -10.90% 6

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 4532 (61.54%) Project Management
2 3022 (41.04%) PRINCE2
3 2989 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
4 2546 (34.57%) Finance
5 1917 (26.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1111 (15.09%) Scrum
7 992 (13.47%) Retail
8 843 (11.45%) Waterfall
9 811 (11.01%) Degree
10 726 (9.86%) Microsoft
11 702 (9.53%) SDLC
12 667 (9.06%) PMP
13 641 (8.70%) PMI Certification
14 635 (8.62%) MS Project
15 619 (8.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 599 (8.13%) Change Management
17 598 (8.12%) Banking
18 561 (7.62%) E-Commerce
19 544 (7.39%) CRM
20 539 (7.32%) MS Excel
20 539 (7.32%) ITIL
21 493 (6.69%) Risk Management
22 488 (6.63%) Project Planning
23 448 (6.08%) Telecoms
24 442 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
25 416 (5.65%) Business Analysis
26 402 (5.46%) Software Delivery
27 390 (5.30%) Data Centre
28 381 (5.17%) Programme Management
29 362 (4.92%) 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
1 174 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 133 (1.81%) Confluence
3 121 (1.64%) CMS
4 38 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 32 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 24 (0.33%) WordPress
7 15 (0.20%) ArcGIS
7 15 (0.20%) Drupal
8 14 (0.19%) IIS
9 12 (0.16%) Apache
10 9 (0.12%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.095%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.095%) SAS
13 6 (0.081%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.068%) JBoss
15 4 (0.054%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.054%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.041%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 3 (0.041%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 635 (8.62%) MS Project
2 539 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 257 (3.49%) MS Office
4 164 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 133 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.054%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.041%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.041%) SPSS
9 2 (0.027%) InVision
10 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.014%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.014%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.014%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 122 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 90 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 30 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 29 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 23 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 22 (0.30%) SAP R/3
8 21 (0.29%) Magento
8 21 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 21 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
9 18 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 16 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
10 16 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
11 15 (0.20%) thinkFolio
12 13 (0.18%) CA PPM
12 13 (0.18%) Primavera
13 12 (0.16%) SAP Business One
14 11 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
14 11 (0.15%) SAP QM
14 11 (0.15%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 176 (2.39%) SaaS
2 76 (1.03%) Office 365
3 57 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (0.31%) IaaS
6 19 (0.26%) PaaS
7 17 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
8 15 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.16%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.095%) Basecamp
11 6 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.081%) Trello
12 5 (0.068%) Force.com
13 3 (0.041%) GitHub
14 2 (0.027%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.027%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.027%) Silverpop
15 1 (0.014%) Dropbox
15 1 (0.014%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.014%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 139 (1.89%) WAN
2 117 (1.59%) LAN
3 110 (1.49%) Internet
4 66 (0.90%) Unified Communications
5 44 (0.60%) Intranet
6 42 (0.57%) Wireless
7 38 (0.52%) Firewall
7 38 (0.52%) VoIP
8 37 (0.50%) SAN
9 32 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
10 29 (0.39%) MPLS
11 24 (0.33%) VPN
12 17 (0.23%) Skype
13 15 (0.20%) TCP/IP
14 14 (0.19%) Broadband
15 10 (0.14%) ATM
15 10 (0.14%) Extranet
16 9 (0.12%) IP Telephony
16 9 (0.12%) WAAS
17 8 (0.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
2 105 (1.43%) Big Data
3 78 (1.06%) SQL Server
4 28 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 27 (0.37%) GIS
5 27 (0.37%) Relational Database
6 22 (0.30%) MS Access
6 22 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 20 (0.27%) MySQL
8 19 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (0.24%) SAP HANA
10 17 (0.23%) Data Mart
10 17 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 17 (0.23%) QlikView
10 17 (0.23%) SAP BW
10 17 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (0.20%) Electronic Patient Records
11 15 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
13 11 (0.15%) LogicBlox
Development Applications
1 264 (3.59%) JIRA
2 31 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (0.30%) JIRA Agile
4 8 (0.11%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.081%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.081%) Microsoft Blend
6 5 (0.068%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.068%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.054%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.054%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.054%) ProtoShare
7 4 (0.054%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.041%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.041%) ProC
9 2 (0.027%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.027%) Maven
9 2 (0.027%) NUnit
9 2 (0.027%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.027%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.027%) Subversion
General
1 2546 (34.57%) Finance
2 992 (13.47%) Retail
3 598 (8.12%) Banking
4 448 (6.08%) Telecoms
5 362 (4.92%) Marketing
6 286 (3.88%) Manufacturing
7 254 (3.45%) Legal
8 146 (1.98%) Advertising
9 122 (1.66%) Back Office
10 115 (1.56%) Law
11 90 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 88 (1.20%) Publishing
13 77 (1.05%) Billing
13 77 (1.05%) Front Office
14 69 (0.94%) Games
15 55 (0.75%) Retail Banking
16 51 (0.69%) Financial Institution
17 49 (0.67%) Automotive
17 49 (0.67%) French Language
18 40 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (2.97%) .NET
2 126 (1.71%) HTML
3 61 (0.83%) CSS
4 55 (0.75%) Web Services
5 52 (0.71%) HTML5
5 52 (0.71%) XML
6 37 (0.50%) Middleware
7 26 (0.35%) .NET Framework
8 23 (0.31%) JSON
9 22 (0.30%) Mason
9 22 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
10 21 (0.29%) ASP.NET
11 18 (0.24%) EDI
12 16 (0.22%) Flash
13 15 (0.20%) Velocity
14 14 (0.19%) REST
15 13 (0.18%) Spring
16 12 (0.16%) jQuery
17 11 (0.15%) AngularJS
17 11 (0.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 442 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 390 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 346 (4.70%) PMI
4 180 (2.44%) User Experience
5 138 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 136 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 121 (1.64%) Fintech
8 112 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 107 (1.45%) Virtual Team
10 92 (1.25%) FMCG
11 83 (1.13%) EPoS
12 78 (1.06%) NHS
13 61 (0.83%) Derivative
14 51 (0.69%) Visualisation
15 45 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
16 44 (0.60%) Driving Licence
17 42 (0.57%) Equities
18 40 (0.54%) iPad
19 38 (0.52%) Fixed Income
19 38 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 128 (1.74%) Windows
2 73 (0.99%) Linux
3 49 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 46 (0.62%) Android
5 39 (0.53%) Unix
6 32 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.24%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.11%) Solaris
12 7 (0.095%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.054%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.041%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.041%) VMS
14 3 (0.041%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.041%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.041%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.027%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4532 (61.54%) Project Management
2 3022 (41.04%) PRINCE2
3 2989 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
4 1917 (26.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 1111 (15.09%) Scrum
6 843 (11.45%) Waterfall
7 702 (9.53%) SDLC
8 599 (8.13%) Change Management
9 561 (7.62%) E-Commerce
10 544 (7.39%) CRM
11 539 (7.32%) ITIL
12 493 (6.69%) Risk Management
13 488 (6.63%) Project Planning
14 416 (5.65%) Business Analysis
15 402 (5.46%) Software Delivery
16 381 (5.17%) Programme Management
17 353 (4.79%) PRINCE
18 351 (4.77%) ERP
19 325 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
20 295 (4.01%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 255 (3.46%) SQL
2 217 (2.95%) Java
3 103 (1.40%) C
4 83 (1.13%) C#
5 82 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 28 (0.38%) PHP
7 23 (0.31%) PL/SQL
8 18 (0.24%) Python
9 16 (0.22%) C++
9 16 (0.22%) Perl
10 10 (0.14%) Apex Code
11 8 (0.11%) Scala
11 8 (0.11%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.081%) XAML
13 5 (0.068%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.068%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.054%) SOQL
14 4 (0.054%) SOSL
15 2 (0.027%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.027%) VBA
Qualifications
1 811 (11.01%) Degree
2 667 (9.06%) PMP
3 641 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 619 (8.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 293 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 213 (2.89%) APMP
7 170 (2.31%) Security Cleared
8 95 (1.29%) SC Cleared
9 60 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 41 (0.56%) ISEB
11 39 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 20 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (0.24%) APMG
14 14 (0.19%) CCNA
15 12 (0.16%) MBA
16 11 (0.15%) CISA
16 11 (0.15%) CISSP
17 10 (0.14%) CISM
18 8 (0.11%) ACCA
19 6 (0.081%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (4.92%) QA
2 87 (1.18%) MiFID
3 42 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 36 (0.49%) PMBOK
4 36 (0.49%) Solvency II
5 33 (0.45%) SLA
6 27 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 18 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 16 (0.22%) EMIR
10 14 (0.19%) PCI DSS
11 13 (0.18%) SEPA
12 9 (0.12%) FATCA
13 6 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
13 6 (0.081%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.054%) GDPR
14 4 (0.054%) GxP
14 4 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.041%) COBIT
16 2 (0.027%) HL7
System Software
1 49 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.11%) XenApp
4 8 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.081%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.014%) KVM
6 1 (0.014%) oVirt
6 1 (0.014%) vCloud
6 1 (0.014%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.014%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.014%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (0.22%) SCCM
2 4 (0.054%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (0.054%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.041%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.041%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 3 (0.041%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.041%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.041%) MOM
3 3 (0.041%) SCOM
3 3 (0.041%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.027%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.014%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.014%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.014%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.014%) Puppet
5 1 (0.014%) WMI
Vendors
1 726 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 335 (4.55%) SAP
3 257 (3.49%) Oracle
4 108 (1.47%) Cisco
5 107 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 69 (0.94%) VMware
7 46 (0.62%) JD Edwards
8 43 (0.58%) Citrix
9 36 (0.49%) hybris
10 31 (0.42%) IBM
11 30 (0.41%) Sage
12 29 (0.39%) Google
13 28 (0.38%) Infor
14 24 (0.33%) Computacenter
15 22 (0.30%) Bloomberg
16 21 (0.29%) Atlassian
17 20 (0.27%) Adobe
17 20 (0.27%) Epicor
18 19 (0.26%) Charles River
19 18 (0.24%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + pension, holidays etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £41500 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £33k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel and Accommodation
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £46000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus generous rewards and benefits packages in
Posted: 21 hours ago