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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 64 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 4356 5759 5907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.45% 5.25% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 5.45% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 4717 4655
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median 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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 4074 £55,000 +4.76% 476
London -9 1749 £62,500 +4.16% 196
South East -14 733 £51,500 +3.00% 79
West Midlands -1 326 £50,000 - 35
City of London -3 295 £65,000 +4.00% 55
North West -10 288 £49,500 +10.00% 40
Yorkshire -12 286 £47,500 - 31
East of England -22 280 £55,000 +1.85% 29
West Yorkshire -1 233 £47,500 - 24
South West +10 222 £47,500 +5.55% 38
Manchester -8 178 £47,500 - 25
Surrey +5 165 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Berkshire -24 165 £55,000 -1.78% 12
Leeds -13 150 £47,500 - 20
Scotland -2 143 £50,000 +5.26% 24
East Midlands -27 135 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Hampshire -10 126 £50,000 +9.89% 19
Birmingham -14 114 £50,000 -6.10% 11
Edinburgh -2 91 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Hertfordshire -19 89 £55,000 -4.34% 7
West Sussex -10 72 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Oxfordshire -16 65 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Bristol +9 63 £47,500 - 8
Reading -37 62 £50,000 - 5
Wales -15 59 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Wiltshire +25 57 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Cambridgeshire -24 57 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Buckinghamshire -2 53 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Essex -5 53 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South Wales -11 53 £42,500 -22.72% 3

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 5673 (62.20%) Project Management
2 3978 (43.62%) PRINCE2
3 3456 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3172 (34.78%) Finance
5 2302 (25.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 1287 (14.11%) Scrum
7 1240 (13.60%) Retail
8 1095 (12.01%) Degree
9 1049 (11.50%) Microsoft
10 869 (9.53%) PMP
11 857 (9.40%) Waterfall
12 810 (8.88%) MS Project
13 759 (8.32%) E-Commerce
14 750 (8.22%) PMI Certification
15 747 (8.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 739 (8.10%) Change Management
17 736 (8.07%) SDLC
18 723 (7.93%) MS Excel
19 694 (7.61%) Banking
20 693 (7.60%) ITIL
21 656 (7.19%) Risk Management
22 627 (6.88%) Project Planning
23 611 (6.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 598 (6.56%) CRM
25 562 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
26 536 (5.88%) Data Centre
27 535 (5.87%) Telecoms
28 515 (5.65%) Business Analysis
29 483 (5.30%) ERP
30 471 (5.16%) Programme Management

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
1 225 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 199 (2.18%) CMS
3 102 (1.12%) Confluence
4 38 (0.42%) Drupal
5 34 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 33 (0.36%) Umbraco
7 32 (0.35%) Skype for Business
8 28 (0.31%) SAS
9 24 (0.26%) MS Project Server
10 21 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 21 (0.23%) WebSphere
11 20 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.16%) WordPress
13 13 (0.14%) Kentico
14 10 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.077%) ArcGIS
15 7 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.077%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.066%) IIS
17 4 (0.044%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 810 (8.88%) MS Project
2 723 (7.93%) MS Excel
3 350 (3.84%) MS Office
4 183 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 159 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.077%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.044%) SPSS
9 3 (0.033%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.011%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.011%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.011%) Revit
10 1 (0.011%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.011%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 135 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 114 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 64 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 52 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 46 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 39 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 28 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 28 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
8 27 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 23 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 21 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
10 21 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
11 19 (0.21%) SAP R/3
12 16 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
12 16 (0.18%) Markit EDM
12 16 (0.18%) Sonata
13 15 (0.16%) Magento
13 15 (0.16%) Primavera
13 15 (0.16%) SAP CO
13 15 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 244 (2.68%) SaaS
2 81 (0.89%) Office 365
3 66 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 64 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (0.29%) PaaS
7 21 (0.23%) Trello
8 16 (0.18%) IaaS
9 9 (0.099%) Google Apps
9 9 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (0.077%) Basecamp
10 7 (0.077%) Force.com
10 7 (0.077%) SmartFocus
11 5 (0.055%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.044%) GitHub
12 4 (0.044%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.044%) Taleo
13 2 (0.022%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.022%) FinancialForce.com
13 2 (0.022%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 150 (1.64%) WAN
2 141 (1.55%) LAN
3 106 (1.16%) Internet
4 102 (1.12%) Wireless
5 72 (0.79%) Unified Communications
6 70 (0.77%) SAN
7 61 (0.67%) VoIP
8 55 (0.60%) Intranet
9 54 (0.59%) Firewall
10 47 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
11 26 (0.29%) Structured Cabling
12 21 (0.23%) VPN
13 19 (0.21%) Skype
14 18 (0.20%) Extranet
14 18 (0.20%) IPv4
15 17 (0.19%) MPLS
16 16 (0.18%) WLAN
17 14 (0.15%) PBX
18 12 (0.13%) Broadband
18 12 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (1.80%) Big Data
2 153 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 150 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 31 (0.34%) GIS
6 30 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 23 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
8 23 (0.25%) MySQL
8 23 (0.25%) SAP BW
9 21 (0.23%) NoSQL
10 16 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (0.16%) Hadoop
11 15 (0.16%) MS Access
11 15 (0.16%) SAP BI
12 14 (0.15%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.14%) QlikView
14 11 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (0.099%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 322 (3.53%) JIRA
2 53 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (0.30%) Eclipse
4 13 (0.14%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.088%) JIRA Agile
6 7 (0.077%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.066%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.066%) Toad
8 5 (0.055%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.044%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.044%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.044%) Subversion
10 3 (0.033%) Redmine
10 3 (0.033%) VersionOne
11 2 (0.022%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.022%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.022%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.022%) Maven
11 2 (0.022%) Selenium
11 2 (0.022%) WiX
General
1 3172 (34.78%) Finance
2 1240 (13.60%) Retail
3 694 (7.61%) Banking
4 535 (5.87%) Telecoms
5 443 (4.86%) Marketing
6 383 (4.20%) Manufacturing
7 321 (3.52%) Legal
8 190 (2.08%) Law
9 187 (2.05%) Advertising
10 171 (1.88%) Back Office
11 151 (1.66%) Investment Banking
12 136 (1.49%) Publishing
13 94 (1.03%) Games
14 93 (1.02%) Front Office
15 81 (0.89%) Billing
15 81 (0.89%) Electronics
16 74 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
17 69 (0.76%) French Language
18 61 (0.67%) Retail Banking
19 56 (0.61%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (3.83%) .NET
2 141 (1.55%) HTML
3 88 (0.96%) CSS
4 87 (0.95%) Web Services
5 53 (0.58%) XML
6 47 (0.52%) Middleware
7 39 (0.43%) ASP.NET
8 34 (0.37%) J2EE
9 33 (0.36%) EDI
10 27 (0.30%) jQuery
11 25 (0.27%) HTML5
12 21 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (0.23%) Node.js
13 20 (0.22%) Flash
14 16 (0.18%) .NET Framework
14 16 (0.18%) AngularJS
14 16 (0.18%) Velocity
15 13 (0.14%) SOAP
16 10 (0.11%) Java EE
16 10 (0.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 562 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 536 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 334 (3.66%) PMI
4 215 (2.36%) User Experience
5 205 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 183 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 171 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 156 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 136 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 114 (1.25%) FMCG
11 94 (1.03%) Driving Licence
12 89 (0.98%) Fintech
13 87 (0.95%) Life Science
14 81 (0.89%) EPoS
15 78 (0.86%) iPad
16 72 (0.79%) Derivative
17 59 (0.65%) NHS
18 55 (0.60%) Social Media
19 53 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 47 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 226 (2.48%) Windows
2 72 (0.79%) Unix
3 65 (0.71%) Windows Server
4 63 (0.69%) Android
5 60 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 55 (0.60%) Linux
7 18 (0.20%) Windows Phone
8 17 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.16%) AIX
9 15 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.099%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.077%) VMS
12 7 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.066%) Solaris
14 5 (0.055%) Windows Phone 8
15 4 (0.044%) HPUX
15 4 (0.044%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.033%) OS/2
17 2 (0.022%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5673 (62.20%) Project Management
2 3978 (43.62%) PRINCE2
3 3456 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
4 2302 (25.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 1287 (14.11%) Scrum
6 857 (9.40%) Waterfall
7 759 (8.32%) E-Commerce
8 739 (8.10%) Change Management
9 736 (8.07%) SDLC
10 693 (7.60%) ITIL
11 656 (7.19%) Risk Management
12 627 (6.88%) Project Planning
13 598 (6.56%) CRM
14 515 (5.65%) Business Analysis
15 483 (5.30%) ERP
16 471 (5.16%) Programme Management
17 443 (4.86%) Line Management
18 427 (4.68%) Change Control
19 426 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
20 418 (4.58%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 341 (3.74%) SQL
2 250 (2.74%) Java
3 194 (2.13%) C#
4 135 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 84 (0.92%) C
6 61 (0.67%) PHP
7 34 (0.37%) Scala
8 31 (0.34%) PL/SQL
9 27 (0.30%) Python
10 22 (0.24%) C++
11 10 (0.11%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.099%) Ruby
13 7 (0.077%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.044%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.033%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.033%) VBA
16 2 (0.022%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.022%) X++
17 1 (0.011%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.011%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 1095 (12.01%) Degree
2 869 (9.53%) PMP
3 750 (8.22%) PMI Certification
4 747 (8.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 611 (6.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 274 (3.00%) APMP
7 172 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 85 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 79 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 61 (0.67%) ISEB
11 38 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 26 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 25 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (0.20%) ACCA
15 18 (0.20%) MCSE
16 16 (0.18%) CCNA
17 15 (0.16%) BICSI Certification
18 13 (0.14%) MBA
19 12 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 408 (4.47%) QA
2 71 (0.78%) MiFID
3 58 (0.64%) PMBOK
4 49 (0.54%) SLA
5 38 (0.42%) EMIR
6 35 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 31 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 26 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 26 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 21 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 17 (0.19%) COBIT
11 11 (0.12%) Data Quality
11 11 (0.12%) UCITS
12 9 (0.099%) FATCA
12 9 (0.099%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.077%) GxP
14 6 (0.066%) ISO 14001
15 5 (0.055%) Basel III
16 4 (0.044%) HL7
16 4 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 51 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.12%) Firmware
5 10 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (0.11%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.088%) XenApp
7 5 (0.055%) KVM
7 5 (0.055%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.044%) Docker
8 4 (0.044%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.022%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.011%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.011%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.099%) MOM
3 7 (0.077%) Ansible
3 7 (0.077%) SCCM
4 4 (0.044%) Amdocs OSS
4 4 (0.044%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.044%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.044%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.033%) Nagios
5 3 (0.033%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.033%) SCOM
5 3 (0.033%) yum
6 2 (0.022%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.022%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.011%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.011%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.011%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.011%) Nessus
7 1 (0.011%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 1049 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 425 (4.66%) SAP
3 398 (4.36%) Oracle
4 169 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 144 (1.58%) Cisco
6 138 (1.51%) VMware
7 103 (1.13%) Citrix
8 61 (0.67%) IBM
9 53 (0.58%) Remedy
10 51 (0.56%) Google
11 48 (0.53%) ServiceNow
12 46 (0.50%) Charles River
13 43 (0.47%) FNZ
14 41 (0.45%) Infor
14 41 (0.45%) Sitecore
15 40 (0.44%) hybris
16 37 (0.41%) HP
17 36 (0.39%) JD Edwards
18 31 (0.34%) Adobe
19 30 (0.33%) BMC
London
Ebury
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Reed Technology
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Reed Technology
Posted: 15 hours ago
Okehampton, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Reed Technology
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Metaskil
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Free parking + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago