Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 40 49
Rank change year-on-year -47 +9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 106 233 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.92% 6.03% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 6.26% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 64 189 184
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £33,625 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 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 3,523 3,720 4,565
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 96.32% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,568 2,997 3,416
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
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 13 November 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 13 November 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 74 (69.81%) Project Management
2 56 (52.83%) PRINCE2
3 46 (43.40%) Finance
4 38 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (29.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (24.53%) Retail
7 24 (22.64%) ITIL
8 22 (20.75%) Waterfall
9 20 (18.87%) Data Protection
9 20 (18.87%) GDPR
10 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
11 18 (16.98%) Knowledge Management
12 17 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (15.09%) Data Centre
14 15 (14.15%) Project Planning
14 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Project
14 15 (14.15%) Risk Management
14 15 (14.15%) Manufacturing
15 14 (13.21%) APMP
15 14 (13.21%) Matrix Organization
16 13 (12.26%) Portfolio Management
17 12 (11.32%) ITSM
18 11 (10.38%) PMI Certification
19 10 (9.43%) PMI
19 10 (9.43%) Project Governance
19 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (9.43%) Presales
20 8 (7.55%) Driving Licence
20 8 (7.55%) ServiceNow
20 8 (7.55%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.94%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.94%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.94%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Firewall
1 3 (2.83%) Wireless
2 1 (0.94%) PABX
2 1 (0.94%) PBX
2 1 (0.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.89%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 46 (43.40%) Finance
2 26 (24.53%) Retail
3 15 (14.15%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.60%) Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Legal
6 3 (2.83%) Automotive
7 2 (1.89%) Advertising
7 2 (1.89%) Marketing
7 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.94%) Billing
8 1 (0.94%) Law
8 1 (0.94%) Local Government
8 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) .NET
1 1 (0.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.43%) PMI
3 8 (7.55%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.83%) EPoS
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.77%) Unix
2 1 (0.94%) Windows
2 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (69.81%) Project Management
2 56 (52.83%) PRINCE2
3 38 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (29.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (22.64%) ITIL
6 22 (20.75%) Waterfall
7 20 (18.87%) Data Protection
8 18 (16.98%) Knowledge Management
9 17 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (14.15%) Project Planning
10 15 (14.15%) Risk Management
11 14 (13.21%) Matrix Organization
12 13 (12.26%) Portfolio Management
13 12 (11.32%) ITSM
14 10 (9.43%) Presales
14 10 (9.43%) Project Governance
15 8 (7.55%) Business Continuity
15 8 (7.55%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 8 (7.55%) PRINCE
16 7 (6.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) C
2 4 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) APMP
2 11 (10.38%) PMI Certification
3 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (5.66%) Degree
4 6 (5.66%) PMP
5 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.94%) ISEB
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.87%) GDPR
2 8 (7.55%) PMO
3 6 (5.66%) QA
4 1 (0.94%) P3O
4 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.55%) ServiceNow
3 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.94%) Sage