Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 40 67
Rank change year-on-year +8 +27 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 63 57 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.22% 5.04% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 5.19% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 49 51 57
Bedfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +26.32%
10th Percentile £39,500 £37,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,750 £82,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +4.76%

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 994 1,099 1,524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.26% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 833 893 1,345
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,898 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £77,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Bedford +20 28 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Luton +7 23 £66,250 +12.77% 3
Dunstable +10 8 £70,000 +12.00%
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 49 (77.78%) Project Management
2 34 (53.97%) PRINCE2
3 28 (44.44%) Finance
3 28 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (36.51%) Migration
5 23 (36.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (33.33%) QA
7 15 (23.81%) IP Telephony
7 15 (23.81%) Windows
7 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 15 (23.81%) Thin Client
7 15 (23.81%) MPLS
7 15 (23.81%) Fat Client
7 15 (23.81%) Windows 7
7 15 (23.81%) Office 365
7 15 (23.81%) Email Migration
7 15 (23.81%) Windows 10
8 14 (22.22%) Analytics
8 14 (22.22%) Marketing
8 14 (22.22%) Citrix
8 14 (22.22%) CRM
9 13 (20.63%) Big Data
9 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (19.05%) Linux
10 12 (19.05%) .NET
10 12 (19.05%) Scrum
11 11 (17.46%) SAP
11 11 (17.46%) Customer Analytics
12 9 (14.29%) Hadoop

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:

Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Infor M3
2 2 (3.17%) BPCS
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.17%) Lawson
3 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (23.81%) Office 365
3 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) IP Telephony
1 15 (23.81%) MPLS
2 3 (4.76%) RIP
3 1 (1.59%) 2G
3 1 (1.59%) 3G
3 1 (1.59%) 4G
3 1 (1.59%) LTE
3 1 (1.59%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Big Data
2 9 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Marketing
3 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Fat Client
1 15 (23.81%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (6.35%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
1 15 (23.81%) Windows 10
1 15 (23.81%) Windows 7
2 12 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Project Management
2 34 (53.97%) PRINCE2
3 28 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (36.51%) Migration
6 15 (23.81%) Email Migration
7 14 (22.22%) Analytics
7 14 (22.22%) CRM
8 12 (19.05%) Scrum
9 11 (17.46%) Customer Analytics
10 8 (12.70%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (11.11%) ERP
11 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.52%) Performance Management
13 5 (7.94%) Decision-Making
13 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 5 (7.94%) ITIL
13 5 (7.94%) Matrix Organization
14 4 (6.35%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) PMI Certification
1 8 (12.70%) PMP
2 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (6.35%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) MBA
4 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Citrix
2 11 (17.46%) SAP
3 9 (14.29%) IBM
4 8 (12.70%) Cloudera
5 6 (9.52%) Sage
6 2 (3.17%) Epicor
6 2 (3.17%) IFS
6 2 (3.17%) Infor
6 2 (3.17%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle
7 1 (1.59%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.59%) Tableau