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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 63 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 4378 5897 5860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.48% 5.39% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 5.60% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 4802 4612
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £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
94251 105278 113033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79339 87279 91179
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 26 August 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 26 August 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 4129 £55,000 +4.76% 485
London -15 1788 £62,500 +4.16% 218
South East -11 701 £50,000 - 84
Yorkshire -2 332 £50,000 +5.26% 32
City of London -3 318 £65,000 - 63
West Midlands -10 311 £50,000 +3.09% 32
North West -13 294 £49,500 +10.00% 31
West Yorkshire +1 260 £50,000 +5.26% 19
East of England -23 259 £55,000 +4.76% 32
South West +13 250 £45,000 -1.09% 34
Manchester -12 191 £49,500 +4.21% 19
Leeds -10 169 £49,000 +3.15% 10
Berkshire -34 151 £55,000 - 14
Hampshire +6 145 £47,500 +4.39% 15
East Midlands -29 136 £47,500 - 19
Surrey -4 133 £55,000 +6.79% 13
Birmingham -9 127 £50,000 - 10
Scotland -14 116 £53,000 +8.16% 12
Hertfordshire -8 95 £55,000 -4.34% 15
West Sussex +3 88 £52,500 +13.51% 11
Edinburgh -2 81 £55,250 +10.50% 7
Bristol +3 77 £47,500 - 11
Reading -22 62 £51,250 -6.81% 5
Wiltshire +9 60 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Oxfordshire -1 60 £56,250 +18.42% 8
Southampton +27 57 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wales -17 51 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Cambridgeshire -36 51 £51,250 +2.50% 6
Gloucestershire +11 49 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Essex 0 49 £55,000 +25.00% 4

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 5542 (62.10%) Project Management
2 3901 (43.71%) PRINCE2
3 3431 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
4 3091 (34.64%) Finance
5 2277 (25.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 1302 (14.59%) Scrum
7 1278 (14.32%) Retail
8 1057 (11.84%) Degree
9 978 (10.96%) Microsoft
10 879 (9.85%) PMP
11 861 (9.65%) Waterfall
12 791 (8.86%) MS Project
13 756 (8.47%) PMI Certification
14 754 (8.45%) E-Commerce
15 744 (8.34%) Change Management
16 740 (8.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 707 (7.92%) SDLC
18 706 (7.91%) MS Excel
19 685 (7.68%) Banking
20 652 (7.31%) ITIL
21 651 (7.29%) Risk Management
22 600 (6.72%) CRM
23 581 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
24 576 (6.45%) Project Planning
25 575 (6.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
26 503 (5.64%) Data Centre
27 498 (5.58%) Business Analysis
27 498 (5.58%) Telecoms
28 463 (5.19%) ERP
29 458 (5.13%) 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
1 219 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 175 (1.96%) CMS
3 114 (1.28%) Confluence
4 29 (0.32%) SAS
4 29 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 29 (0.32%) Skype for Business
5 27 (0.30%) Umbraco
6 26 (0.29%) WebSphere
7 25 (0.28%) Drupal
7 25 (0.28%) MS Project Server
8 19 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 16 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (0.16%) WordPress
11 11 (0.12%) Kentico
12 10 (0.11%) ArcGIS
12 10 (0.11%) IIS
13 9 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.078%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.078%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.056%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 791 (8.86%) MS Project
2 706 (7.91%) MS Excel
3 332 (3.72%) MS Office
4 186 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 163 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.067%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.056%) SPSS
9 3 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.022%) OrCAD
11 1 (0.011%) Revit
11 1 (0.011%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.011%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 131 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 112 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 57 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 40 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 36 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 35 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 35 (0.39%) SAP FI
7 28 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
8 26 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
9 22 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
10 20 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 20 (0.22%) SAP CO
10 20 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
10 20 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
11 19 (0.21%) SAP R/3
12 16 (0.18%) Sonata
13 15 (0.17%) Magento
13 15 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 15 (0.17%) thinkFolio
14 14 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 222 (2.49%) SaaS
2 79 (0.89%) Office 365
3 71 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 64 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (0.32%) PaaS
7 18 (0.20%) IaaS
8 17 (0.19%) Trello
9 9 (0.10%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.078%) Basecamp
11 7 (0.078%) Force.com
11 7 (0.078%) SmartFocus
12 6 (0.067%) GitHub
12 6 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.056%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.034%) Taleo
15 2 (0.022%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.022%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.022%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 158 (1.77%) WAN
2 138 (1.55%) LAN
3 118 (1.32%) Internet
4 92 (1.03%) Wireless
5 74 (0.83%) Unified Communications
6 67 (0.75%) SAN
7 64 (0.72%) VoIP
8 55 (0.62%) Intranet
9 50 (0.56%) Firewall
10 47 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (0.26%) VPN
12 21 (0.24%) Extranet
13 20 (0.22%) MPLS
13 20 (0.22%) Structured Cabling
14 16 (0.18%) Skype
15 14 (0.16%) PBX
15 14 (0.16%) WLAN
16 12 (0.13%) TCP/IP
17 10 (0.11%) ATM
17 10 (0.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (1.76%) Big Data
2 143 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 137 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 57 (0.64%) Relational Database
5 36 (0.40%) GIS
6 33 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (0.26%) SAP BW
8 21 (0.24%) MySQL
8 21 (0.24%) RDBMS
9 20 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
10 19 (0.21%) Hadoop
11 18 (0.20%) MS Access
12 17 (0.19%) NoSQL
13 16 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (0.18%) QlikView
14 14 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.090%) Oracle BI EE
17 8 (0.090%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 316 (3.54%) JIRA
2 49 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (0.30%) Eclipse
4 13 (0.15%) Visual Studio
5 11 (0.12%) JIRA Agile
6 10 (0.11%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.078%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.078%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.067%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.034%) NUnit
9 3 (0.034%) Redmine
9 3 (0.034%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.022%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.022%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.022%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.022%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.022%) Maven
10 2 (0.022%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.022%) Subversion
10 2 (0.022%) Toad
General
1 3091 (34.64%) Finance
2 1278 (14.32%) Retail
3 685 (7.68%) Banking
4 498 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 425 (4.76%) Marketing
6 383 (4.29%) Manufacturing
7 333 (3.73%) Legal
8 198 (2.22%) Law
9 180 (2.02%) Advertising
10 175 (1.96%) Back Office
11 136 (1.52%) Publishing
12 132 (1.48%) Investment Banking
13 115 (1.29%) Games
14 87 (0.97%) Billing
15 86 (0.96%) Front Office
16 68 (0.76%) French Language
17 65 (0.73%) Electronics
18 61 (0.68%) Retail Banking
19 60 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
20 53 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (3.70%) .NET
2 129 (1.45%) HTML
3 95 (1.06%) Web Services
4 82 (0.92%) CSS
5 47 (0.53%) XML
6 39 (0.44%) Middleware
7 35 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 33 (0.37%) EDI
9 27 (0.30%) .NET Framework
9 27 (0.30%) J2EE
10 25 (0.28%) HTML5
11 22 (0.25%) Flash
12 21 (0.24%) jQuery
13 18 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (0.20%) Node.js
14 16 (0.18%) Velocity
15 15 (0.17%) AngularJS
16 12 (0.13%) SOAP
17 11 (0.12%) Mason
17 11 (0.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 581 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 503 (5.64%) Data Centre
3 338 (3.79%) PMI
4 216 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 210 (2.35%) User Experience
6 171 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 160 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 158 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 134 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 114 (1.28%) FMCG
11 95 (1.06%) Fintech
12 84 (0.94%) Life Science
13 78 (0.87%) EPoS
14 76 (0.85%) iPad
15 70 (0.78%) Derivative
15 70 (0.78%) Driving Licence
16 58 (0.65%) NHS
17 48 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 45 (0.50%) Mathematics
19 43 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 216 (2.42%) Windows
2 63 (0.71%) Unix
3 60 (0.67%) Android
4 59 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 57 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 56 (0.63%) Linux
7 20 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 19 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.16%) AIX
11 12 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.10%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.078%) Solaris
14 7 (0.078%) VMS
15 6 (0.067%) HPUX
15 6 (0.067%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.056%) Windows Phone 8
17 4 (0.045%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.034%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 5542 (62.10%) Project Management
2 3901 (43.71%) PRINCE2
3 3431 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2277 (25.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1302 (14.59%) Scrum
6 861 (9.65%) Waterfall
7 754 (8.45%) E-Commerce
8 744 (8.34%) Change Management
9 707 (7.92%) SDLC
10 652 (7.31%) ITIL
11 651 (7.29%) Risk Management
12 600 (6.72%) CRM
13 576 (6.45%) Project Planning
14 498 (5.58%) Business Analysis
15 463 (5.19%) ERP
16 458 (5.13%) Programme Management
17 426 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 421 (4.72%) Matrix Organization
19 420 (4.71%) Line Management
19 420 (4.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 295 (3.31%) SQL
2 256 (2.87%) Java
3 166 (1.86%) C#
4 121 (1.36%) JavaScript
5 85 (0.95%) C
6 56 (0.63%) PHP
7 30 (0.34%) Scala
8 29 (0.32%) PL/SQL
9 27 (0.30%) Python
10 20 (0.22%) C++
11 11 (0.12%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.10%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.078%) Ruby
14 5 (0.056%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.045%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.045%) VBA
16 3 (0.034%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.022%) X++
18 1 (0.011%) COBOL
18 1 (0.011%) VB
Qualifications
1 1057 (11.84%) Degree
2 879 (9.85%) PMP
3 756 (8.47%) PMI Certification
4 740 (8.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 575 (6.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 276 (3.09%) APMP
7 179 (2.01%) Security Cleared
8 89 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 67 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (0.48%) ISEB
11 36 (0.40%) DV Cleared
12 35 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
13 23 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (0.22%) ACCA
15 18 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (0.18%) MCSE
17 14 (0.16%) BICSI Certification
17 14 (0.16%) CISSP
18 13 (0.15%) CCNA
19 12 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (4.71%) QA
2 74 (0.83%) MiFID
3 52 (0.58%) PMBOK
4 41 (0.46%) SLA
5 37 (0.41%) EMIR
6 34 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 32 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 30 (0.34%) Solvency II
9 28 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 21 (0.24%) PCI DSS
11 18 (0.20%) Data Quality
12 13 (0.15%) SEPA
13 11 (0.12%) UCITS
14 9 (0.10%) COBIT
15 8 (0.090%) GxP
15 8 (0.090%) ISO 14001
16 6 (0.067%) FATCA
16 6 (0.067%) ISO 9000
17 5 (0.056%) Basel III
17 5 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.10%) Firmware
6 7 (0.078%) XenApp
7 5 (0.056%) KVM
7 5 (0.056%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.045%) Docker
9 2 (0.022%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.011%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.10%) MOM
2 9 (0.10%) SCCM
3 7 (0.078%) Ansible
4 4 (0.045%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.045%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.034%) Nagios
5 3 (0.034%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.034%) SCOM
5 3 (0.034%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.034%) yum
6 2 (0.022%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.011%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.011%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.011%) Nessus
Vendors
1 978 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 397 (4.45%) SAP
3 359 (4.02%) Oracle
4 167 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
5 133 (1.49%) Cisco
5 133 (1.49%) VMware
6 97 (1.09%) Citrix
7 50 (0.56%) IBM
8 49 (0.55%) Google
9 46 (0.52%) Charles River
9 46 (0.52%) hybris
10 44 (0.49%) FNZ
11 37 (0.41%) Infor
11 37 (0.41%) Remedy
11 37 (0.41%) Sitecore
12 35 (0.39%) JD Edwards
13 34 (0.38%) HP
13 34 (0.38%) ServiceNow
14 31 (0.35%) Epicor
15 28 (0.31%) SunGard
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 11 hours ago
UK
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car +benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £0.00 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £75000
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Pension and holidays
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £54000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Modis International
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £90000 Per Annum Plus bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £49000 - £58000 per annum + pension & hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday