Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 55 34
Rank change year-on-year +21 -21 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 229 225 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.95% 4.73% 5.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.18% 4.90% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 183 183 247
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £70,750 £65,000 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £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 3703 4588 3833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.39% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 3420 3210
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 161 (70.31%) Project Management
2 126 (55.02%) PRINCE2
3 104 (45.41%) Finance
4 71 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (22.71%) Project Planning
6 48 (20.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (18.78%) Microsoft
8 34 (14.85%) Retail
9 32 (13.97%) ITIL
10 30 (13.10%) Change Control
11 26 (11.35%) Manufacturing
12 22 (9.61%) Marketing
13 21 (9.17%) APMP
13 21 (9.17%) Microsoft Project
13 21 (9.17%) .NET
14 20 (8.73%) C#
14 20 (8.73%) Degree
14 20 (8.73%) Business Analysis
15 19 (8.30%) SQL Server
16 18 (7.86%) ERP
16 18 (7.86%) Data Centre
16 18 (7.86%) Work Breakdown Structure
17 17 (7.42%) Matrix Organization
17 17 (7.42%) Knowledge Management
17 17 (7.42%) Scrum
17 17 (7.42%) Change Management
18 15 (6.55%) VB.NET
18 15 (6.55%) Extranet
18 15 (6.55%) Presales
19 13 (5.68%) PMP

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 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.44%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) JBoss
3 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (9.17%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) iTrent
4 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.87%) OpenShift
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.55%) Extranet
2 6 (2.62%) WAN
3 5 (2.18%) WLAN
4 4 (1.75%) Firewall
4 4 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (1.75%) VLAN
5 2 (0.87%) BGP
5 2 (0.87%) DNS
5 2 (0.87%) LAN
5 2 (0.87%) Network Security
5 2 (0.87%) OSPF
5 2 (0.87%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.44%) IMAP
6 1 (0.44%) Internet
6 1 (0.44%) LDAP
6 1 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.44%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.44%) SMTP
6 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.87%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.44%) GIS
4 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.44%) JIRA
1 1 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 104 (45.41%) Finance
2 34 (14.85%) Retail
3 26 (11.35%) Manufacturing
4 22 (9.61%) Marketing
5 13 (5.68%) Banking
6 11 (4.80%) Telecoms
7 10 (4.37%) Billing
7 10 (4.37%) Law
8 6 (2.62%) Legal
9 4 (1.75%) Automotive
10 2 (0.87%) Advertising
10 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.87%) Back Office
10 2 (0.87%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.17%) .NET
2 2 (0.87%) COM
3 1 (0.44%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.44%) Middleware
3 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.86%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.24%) NHS
3 11 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.75%) Fintech
6 3 (1.31%) EPoS
6 3 (1.31%) FMCG
7 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.75%) Unix
1 4 (1.75%) Windows
2 3 (1.31%) Linux
2 3 (1.31%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.44%) CentOS
3 1 (0.44%) Solaris
3 1 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (70.31%) Project Management
2 126 (55.02%) PRINCE2
3 71 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (22.71%) Project Planning
5 48 (20.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (13.97%) ITIL
7 30 (13.10%) Change Control
8 20 (8.73%) Business Analysis
9 18 (7.86%) ERP
9 18 (7.86%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 17 (7.42%) Change Management
10 17 (7.42%) Knowledge Management
10 17 (7.42%) Matrix Organization
10 17 (7.42%) Scrum
11 15 (6.55%) Presales
12 13 (5.68%) Risk Management
12 13 (5.68%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.80%) Matrix Management
13 11 (4.80%) Programme Management
14 10 (4.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.73%) C#
2 15 (6.55%) VB.NET
3 6 (2.62%) SQL
4 3 (1.31%) C
5 2 (0.87%) Java
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (9.17%) APMP
2 20 (8.73%) Degree
3 13 (5.68%) PMP
3 13 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.62%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.75%) CCNA
7 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.44%) HND
8 1 (0.44%) MCSD
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.93%) PMO
2 7 (3.06%) GDPR
3 3 (1.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.44%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.68%) SAP
3 5 (2.18%) Cisco
3 5 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle
5 2 (0.87%) F5
6 1 (0.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (0.44%) hybris
6 1 (0.44%) JDA
6 1 (0.44%) Proofpoint
6 1 (0.44%) Remedy
6 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow