Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 19 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 36 43
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 42 83 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.27% 6.27% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 6.39% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31 73 96
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £46,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £79,375
East of England median annual salary £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.36% +4.76% -2.78%

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 964 1,298 1,631
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.97% 98.11% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 826 971 1,398
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%

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 July 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 July 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 -2 15 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Dunstable +19 11 £70,000 +24.44%
Bedford +1 9 £37,500 -23.47%
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 29 (69.05%) Project Management
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 11 (26.19%) SAP
4 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (23.81%) Finance
6 8 (19.05%) ERP
6 8 (19.05%) QA
6 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 6 (14.29%) CRM
8 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.29%) Sage
8 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (11.90%) Project Governance
9 5 (11.90%) Analytics
9 5 (11.90%) Change Management
9 5 (11.90%) Oracle
10 4 (9.52%) CSS
10 4 (9.52%) HTML
10 4 (9.52%) Linux
10 4 (9.52%) PMP
10 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
10 4 (9.52%) JD Edwards
10 4 (9.52%) Migration
10 4 (9.52%) Scrum
10 4 (9.52%) Retail
10 4 (9.52%) Customer Analytics
10 4 (9.52%) Big Data

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 1 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Infor M3
2 2 (4.76%) BPCS
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.76%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.38%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) HTML5
3 3 (7.14%) Angular 2
3 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Project Management
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.05%) ERP
5 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.29%) CRM
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) Analytics
7 5 (11.90%) Change Management
7 5 (11.90%) Project Governance
8 4 (9.52%) Customer Analytics
8 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Logistics
8 4 (9.52%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Scrum
9 3 (7.14%) Business Transformation
9 3 (7.14%) Coaching
9 3 (7.14%) Contract Management
9 3 (7.14%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 4 (9.52%) PMP
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) HNC
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) HL7
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) SAP
2 6 (14.29%) Sage
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) JD Edwards
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.76%) Epicor
6 2 (4.76%) IFS
6 2 (4.76%) Infor
6 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.38%) VMware