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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 62 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 4766 5909 6543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.61% 5.32% 5.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 5.52% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3895 4758 5316
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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 -15 4412 £55,000 +4.76% 584
London -11 2012 £60,000 +4.34% 269
South East -19 773 £50,000 -1.96% 76
West Midlands -10 344 £50,000 - 37
East of England -18 321 £53,750 +6.43% 47
Yorkshire -15 310 £42,500 -5.55% 38
City of London -17 298 £62,500 +4.16% 63
North West -3 265 £45,000 - 52
South West -24 215 £47,500 - 41
Surrey +16 206 £50,000 -4.76% 17
West Yorkshire -24 206 £45,000 - 24
Scotland +1 172 £52,000 +4.00% 21
Birmingham +1 166 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Hampshire +5 160 £50,000 +3.09% 11
Berkshire -25 160 £52,500 -8.69% 16
Manchester +2 156 £46,250 +2.77% 33
Leeds -21 140 £45,000 - 13
East Midlands -16 132 £50,000 - 13
Hertfordshire -8 115 £62,000 +3.33% 8
Edinburgh +4 112 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Bristol -21 91 £45,250 -9.50% 14
Buckinghamshire -20 76 £50,000 - 12
Wales +6 68 £45,000 -5.26% 7
South Wales +11 63 £45,000 - 6
South Yorkshire +5 63 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Bedfordshire -8 61 £60,000 +14.28% 12
Nottinghamshire -16 61 £46,250 -11.90% 6
Cheshire +3 60 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Glasgow +8 59 £47,500 -10.37% 6
Essex -13 57 £37,500 -25.00% 2

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5942 (62.22%) Project Management
2 4145 (43.40%) PRINCE2
3 3550 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
4 3508 (36.73%) Finance
5 1984 (20.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 1273 (13.33%) Scrum
7 1171 (12.26%) Degree
8 1120 (11.73%) Retail
9 1077 (11.28%) Microsoft
10 991 (10.38%) PMI Certification
11 918 (9.61%) MS Project
12 909 (9.52%) Waterfall
13 829 (8.68%) SDLC
14 814 (8.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 794 (8.31%) PMP
16 786 (8.23%) ITIL
17 752 (7.87%) Change Management
18 749 (7.84%) Project Planning
19 739 (7.74%) MS Excel
20 716 (7.50%) Banking
21 698 (7.31%) Risk Management
22 684 (7.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 671 (7.03%) E-Commerce
24 623 (6.52%) Data Centre
25 622 (6.51%) CRM
26 587 (6.15%) Business Analysis
27 579 (6.06%) Telecoms
28 573 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
29 530 (5.55%) Programme Management
30 504 (5.28%) Marketing

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 233 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 189 (1.98%) CMS
3 93 (0.97%) Confluence
4 43 (0.45%) Skype for Business
5 41 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 30 (0.31%) Drupal
7 29 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 28 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 20 (0.21%) Umbraco
10 17 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.16%) SAS
12 15 (0.16%) WordPress
13 13 (0.14%) IIS
13 13 (0.14%) Kentico
13 13 (0.14%) Node.js
14 12 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.13%) MS Exchange
15 10 (0.10%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.094%) Apache
Applications
1 918 (9.61%) MS Project
2 739 (7.74%) MS Excel
3 451 (4.72%) MS Office
4 195 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 145 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.13%) LaTeX
7 11 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.094%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.031%) OrCAD
11 2 (0.021%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.021%) Windchill
12 1 (0.010%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.010%) Revit
Business Applications
1 114 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 92 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 61 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 60 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 52 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
6 27 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 26 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 21 (0.22%) Primavera
9 20 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
10 17 (0.18%) SAP ERP
11 16 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
11 16 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.14%) SAP SCM
12 13 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
13 12 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
13 12 (0.13%) SAP Business One
13 12 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
14 11 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
14 11 (0.12%) Markit EDM
14 11 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 253 (2.65%) SaaS
2 102 (1.07%) Office 365
3 65 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (0.27%) IaaS
6 20 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.18%) GitHub
7 17 (0.18%) PaaS
8 12 (0.13%) Trello
9 9 (0.094%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.084%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.073%) Basecamp
12 6 (0.063%) Silverpop
13 5 (0.052%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.052%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.042%) Force.com
15 3 (0.031%) Taleo
16 2 (0.021%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.021%) SmartFocus
17 1 (0.010%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 149 (1.56%) WAN
2 130 (1.36%) LAN
3 105 (1.10%) Internet
4 102 (1.07%) Unified Communications
5 97 (1.02%) Wireless
6 83 (0.87%) Firewall
7 80 (0.84%) SAN
8 70 (0.73%) VoIP
9 62 (0.65%) Intranet
10 28 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (0.26%) Skype
12 20 (0.21%) Extranet
13 18 (0.19%) GSM
13 18 (0.19%) IPv4
14 17 (0.18%) PBX
15 16 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
15 16 (0.17%) VPN
16 15 (0.16%) PABX
17 13 (0.14%) MVNO
18 12 (0.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
2 185 (1.94%) Big Data
3 155 (1.62%) SQL Server
4 69 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 37 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
6 32 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 31 (0.32%) Data Mining
8 25 (0.26%) GIS
8 25 (0.26%) NoSQL
9 23 (0.24%) SAP BW
10 21 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
11 18 (0.19%) Hadoop
11 18 (0.19%) MySQL
11 18 (0.19%) SAP BI
11 18 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (0.18%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (0.14%) Electronic Patient Records
15 12 (0.13%) Lumira
16 11 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 306 (3.20%) JIRA
2 74 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.13%) Subversion
3 12 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.12%) Eclipse
5 10 (0.10%) TeamCity
6 9 (0.094%) ZenHub
7 8 (0.084%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.084%) JIRA Agile
7 8 (0.084%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.063%) Toad
9 5 (0.052%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.042%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.031%) JBehave
11 3 (0.031%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.031%) VersionOne
12 2 (0.021%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.021%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.021%) WiX
General
1 3508 (36.73%) Finance
2 1120 (11.73%) Retail
3 716 (7.50%) Banking
4 579 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 504 (5.28%) Marketing
6 324 (3.39%) Manufacturing
7 323 (3.38%) Legal
8 203 (2.13%) Advertising
9 166 (1.74%) Law
10 157 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 156 (1.63%) Back Office
12 138 (1.45%) Publishing
13 123 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 118 (1.24%) Games
15 116 (1.21%) Electronics
16 105 (1.10%) Billing
17 90 (0.94%) Front Office
18 62 (0.65%) Retail Banking
19 53 (0.55%) French Language
19 53 (0.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (3.94%) .NET
2 145 (1.52%) HTML
3 81 (0.85%) CSS
4 72 (0.75%) Web Services
5 49 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 47 (0.49%) Middleware
7 46 (0.48%) J2EE
7 46 (0.48%) XML
8 34 (0.36%) EDI
8 34 (0.36%) HTML5
9 24 (0.25%) Velocity
10 23 (0.24%) jQuery
11 19 (0.20%) Flash
12 18 (0.19%) Ajax
13 16 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (0.14%) .NET Framework
14 13 (0.14%) CSS3
14 13 (0.14%) Mason
15 9 (0.094%) AngularJS
16 7 (0.073%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 623 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 573 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 358 (3.75%) PMI
4 236 (2.47%) User Experience
5 234 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 194 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 185 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 156 (1.63%) Driving Licence
9 116 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 85 (0.89%) Life Science
11 80 (0.84%) Social Media
12 73 (0.76%) FMCG
13 72 (0.75%) Fintech
14 71 (0.74%) NHS
15 68 (0.71%) Derivative
16 66 (0.69%) EPoS
17 65 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 62 (0.65%) Mathematics
19 47 (0.49%) iPad
20 43 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 247 (2.59%) Windows
2 91 (0.95%) Windows Server
3 89 (0.93%) Unix
4 68 (0.71%) Linux
5 64 (0.67%) Android
6 62 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.15%) AIX
8 13 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.10%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.10%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.042%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.042%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.031%) OS/2
12 3 (0.031%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.031%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.021%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.021%) VMS
13 2 (0.021%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5942 (62.22%) Project Management
2 4145 (43.40%) PRINCE2
3 3550 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1984 (20.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 1273 (13.33%) Scrum
6 909 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 829 (8.68%) SDLC
8 786 (8.23%) ITIL
9 752 (7.87%) Change Management
10 749 (7.84%) Project Planning
11 698 (7.31%) Risk Management
12 671 (7.03%) E-Commerce
13 622 (6.51%) CRM
14 587 (6.15%) Business Analysis
15 530 (5.55%) Programme Management
16 479 (5.02%) Line Management
17 448 (4.69%) Change Control
18 436 (4.57%) ERP
19 412 (4.31%) PRINCE
20 386 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 343 (3.59%) SQL
2 233 (2.44%) Java
3 222 (2.32%) C#
4 138 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 81 (0.85%) C
6 52 (0.54%) PHP
7 50 (0.52%) Python
8 30 (0.31%) Scala
9 27 (0.28%) C++
10 21 (0.22%) PL/SQL
11 19 (0.20%) Ruby
12 8 (0.084%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.073%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.063%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.042%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.042%) PL/1
15 4 (0.042%) R
16 3 (0.031%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.021%) RPG
17 2 (0.021%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1171 (12.26%) Degree
2 991 (10.38%) PMI Certification
3 814 (8.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 794 (8.31%) PMP
5 684 (7.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 298 (3.12%) APMP
7 210 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 115 (1.20%) SC Cleared
9 92 (0.96%) ISEB
10 86 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 47 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
12 33 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (0.31%) DV Cleared
14 27 (0.28%) MBA
15 20 (0.21%) CISSP
16 16 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (0.15%) CCNA
17 14 (0.15%) MCSE
17 14 (0.15%) Postgraduate
18 13 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 398 (4.17%) QA
2 54 (0.57%) SLA
3 51 (0.53%) PMBOK
4 42 (0.44%) MiFID
5 32 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 32 (0.34%) EMIR
6 24 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 23 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 18 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.17%) COBIT
10 15 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (0.15%) FATCA
11 14 (0.15%) PCI DSS
12 12 (0.13%) SEPA
13 9 (0.094%) UCITS
14 8 (0.084%) GxP
14 8 (0.084%) ISO 9000
15 6 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 5 (0.052%) HL7
17 4 (0.042%) GAMP
System Software
1 74 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.15%) Firmware
5 10 (0.10%) vSphere
6 6 (0.063%) XenApp
7 5 (0.052%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.021%) KVM
8 2 (0.021%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.021%) XenServer
9 1 (0.010%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.010%) Docker
9 1 (0.010%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.010%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.010%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (0.084%) Amdocs OSS
1 8 (0.084%) Ansible
1 8 (0.084%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (0.073%) Nagios
2 7 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.073%) yum
3 3 (0.031%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.031%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.021%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.021%) SCCM
4 2 (0.021%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.021%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.021%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.010%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.010%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.010%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.010%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1077 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 424 (4.44%) SAP
3 413 (4.32%) Oracle
4 176 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
5 171 (1.79%) VMware
6 147 (1.54%) Cisco
7 105 (1.10%) Citrix
8 80 (0.84%) IBM
9 57 (0.60%) Remedy
9 57 (0.60%) ServiceNow
10 56 (0.59%) Google
11 39 (0.41%) Atlassian
12 38 (0.40%) Adobe
12 38 (0.40%) HP
13 36 (0.38%) Sitecore
14 34 (0.36%) Avaya
15 33 (0.35%) Infor
16 32 (0.34%) hybris
16 32 (0.34%) Rally
17 30 (0.31%) JD Edwards
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LV
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus, holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000
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Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £44K plus benefits
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Recital Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum £5K Car allowance, leading bonus structure,
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 + Benefits + Bonus
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London
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training and excellent benefits
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London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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London
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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