Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Manager
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 43 50
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 53 70 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.23% 5.28% 5.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.42% 5.46% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 48 61 99
Bedfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £45,625 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £72,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 826 1,282 1,642
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 96.68% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1,041 1,419
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Bedfordshire

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Project Manager in Bedfordshire

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Bedfordshire

Project Manager
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +20 24 £57,500 +6.98% 1
Dunstable +13 9 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Bedford +6 3 £32,500 -30.11% 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 28 (52.83%) Project Management
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (39.62%) Waterfall
4 18 (33.96%) PRINCE2
5 15 (28.30%) Finance
6 13 (24.53%) E-Commerce
7 10 (18.87%) Business Transformation
8 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
9 7 (13.21%) Change Management
9 7 (13.21%) .NET
10 6 (11.32%) Analytics
10 6 (11.32%) QA
11 5 (9.43%) Marketing
11 5 (9.43%) Customer Analytics
11 5 (9.43%) CRM
11 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (9.43%) PMP
11 5 (9.43%) PMI Certification
11 5 (9.43%) Banking
12 4 (7.55%) Scrum
12 4 (7.55%) Linux
12 4 (7.55%) CSS
12 4 (7.55%) HTML
12 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (7.55%) Big Data
12 4 (7.55%) HTML5
12 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (5.66%) Project Planning

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Finacle
1 1 (1.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Big Data
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
2 5 (9.43%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) HTML5
3 3 (5.66%) Angular 2
3 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (5.66%) CSS3
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (52.83%) Project Management
2 23 (43.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (39.62%) Waterfall
4 18 (33.96%) PRINCE2
5 13 (24.53%) E-Commerce
6 10 (18.87%) Business Transformation
7 7 (13.21%) Change Management
7 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.32%) Analytics
9 5 (9.43%) CRM
9 5 (9.43%) Customer Analytics
10 4 (7.55%) Scrum
10 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.66%) ERP
11 3 (5.66%) Logistics
11 3 (5.66%) Matrix Management
11 3 (5.66%) Project Governance
11 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
12 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) PMI Certification
1 5 (9.43%) PMP
1 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) HNC
3 2 (3.77%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) HL7
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Chordiant
1 3 (5.66%) KANA
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle
1 3 (5.66%) Pega
1 3 (5.66%) SAP
1 3 (5.66%) Siebel
2 2 (3.77%) JD Edwards
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.89%) Avaloq
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) FIS
3 1 (1.89%) Fiserv
3 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.89%) Misys
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.89%) VMware