Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £49,880 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

Project Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 44 39
Rank change year-on-year -33 -5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 134 220 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.57% 5.71% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 5.93% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 84 181 216
Birmingham median annual salary £49,880 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.01% -5.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £39,300 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,125 £73,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,639 3,712 4,656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 96.27% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,640 3,047 3,451
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £24,349
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Birmingham

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Birmingham

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Birmingham region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 106 (79.10%) Project Management
2 70 (52.24%) PRINCE2
3 59 (44.03%) Finance
4 43 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (21.64%) ITIL
6 27 (20.15%) Retail
7 26 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
9 22 (16.42%) Waterfall
10 21 (15.67%) APMP
10 21 (15.67%) Project Planning
11 20 (14.93%) Knowledge Management
12 19 (14.18%) Data Centre
13 18 (13.43%) GDPR
13 18 (13.43%) Data Protection
13 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Project
14 17 (12.69%) Manufacturing
15 16 (11.94%) Risk Management
15 16 (11.94%) Matrix Organization
16 15 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (10.45%) QA
18 13 (9.70%) Portfolio Management
18 13 (9.70%) ITSM
19 12 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 12 (8.96%) Banking
20 11 (8.21%) Project Governance
20 11 (8.21%) Presales
20 11 (8.21%) DevOps
20 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
21 10 (7.46%) PMO

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.99%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.99%) Office 365
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) Firewall
1 4 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 59 (44.03%) Finance
2 27 (20.15%) Retail
3 17 (12.69%) Manufacturing
4 12 (8.96%) Banking
5 4 (2.99%) Legal
6 3 (2.24%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) Automotive
7 2 (1.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.49%) .NET
1 2 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (0.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.46%) PMI
4 9 (6.72%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.99%) EPoS
5 4 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.24%) Digital Signage
6 3 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.99%) Unix
2 1 (0.75%) Windows
2 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (79.10%) Project Management
2 70 (52.24%) PRINCE2
3 43 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (21.64%) ITIL
5 26 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (16.42%) Waterfall
7 21 (15.67%) Project Planning
8 20 (14.93%) Knowledge Management
9 18 (13.43%) Data Protection
10 16 (11.94%) Matrix Organization
10 16 (11.94%) Risk Management
11 15 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (9.70%) ITSM
12 13 (9.70%) Portfolio Management
13 11 (8.21%) DevOps
13 11 (8.21%) Presales
13 11 (8.21%) Project Governance
14 9 (6.72%) Business Continuity
14 9 (6.72%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 9 (6.72%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.48%) C
2 5 (3.73%) SQL
3 1 (0.75%) Java
3 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.75%) PHP
3 1 (0.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (15.67%) APMP
2 12 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (7.46%) PMI Certification
4 7 (5.22%) Degree
5 6 (4.48%) CIPD
6 4 (2.99%) PMP
7 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.75%) ISEB
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.43%) GDPR
2 14 (10.45%) QA
3 10 (7.46%) PMO
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.72%) ServiceNow
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle
4 3 (2.24%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.75%) HubSpot
5 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.75%) Sage
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com