Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 55 33
Rank change year-on-year -21 -22 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 139 176 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.51% 4.58% 6.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 4.75% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 103 151 227
Birmingham median annual salary £48,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.80% +3.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £74,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £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 3,833 3,705 4,612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.46% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,790 3,097 3,464
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £68,750
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 17 July 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 17 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 Birmingham region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 108 (77.70%) Project Management
2 70 (50.36%) PRINCE2
3 58 (41.73%) Finance
4 51 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (24.46%) Retail
6 25 (17.99%) ITIL
7 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
8 22 (15.83%) Project Planning
8 22 (15.83%) Waterfall
9 19 (13.67%) APMP
9 19 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (12.95%) Data Centre
11 17 (12.23%) Manufacturing
12 14 (10.07%) Knowledge Management
12 14 (10.07%) Matrix Organization
13 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Project
14 12 (8.63%) Legal
15 11 (7.91%) DevOps
15 11 (7.91%) GDPR
15 11 (7.91%) ERP
16 10 (7.19%) Risk Management
16 10 (7.19%) Banking
16 10 (7.19%) QA
16 10 (7.19%) PMO
16 10 (7.19%) SDLC
17 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (6.47%) Degree
17 9 (6.47%) Systems Analysis
17 9 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (5.76%) Scrum

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 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.88%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.44%) BPCS
3 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.44%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Firewall
1 4 (2.88%) Wireless
2 1 (0.72%) Extranet
2 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.44%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 58 (41.73%) Finance
2 34 (24.46%) Retail
3 17 (12.23%) Manufacturing
4 12 (8.63%) Legal
5 10 (7.19%) Banking
6 4 (2.88%) Marketing
7 3 (2.16%) Advertising
7 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Automotive
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) Hindi Language
8 1 (0.72%) Local Government
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) .NET
1 2 (1.44%) HTML
2 1 (0.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.32%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.32%) EPoS
3 6 (4.32%) PMI
4 3 (2.16%) Digital Signage
4 3 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.44%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) Windows
1 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (77.70%) Project Management
2 70 (50.36%) PRINCE2
3 51 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.99%) ITIL
5 22 (15.83%) Project Planning
5 22 (15.83%) Waterfall
6 19 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.07%) Knowledge Management
7 14 (10.07%) Matrix Organization
8 11 (7.91%) DevOps
8 11 (7.91%) ERP
9 10 (7.19%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.19%) SDLC
10 9 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.47%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (5.76%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.76%) Data Protection
11 8 (5.76%) Scrum
12 7 (5.04%) PRINCE
12 7 (5.04%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.32%) SQL
2 2 (1.44%) C
2 2 (1.44%) Java
3 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.72%) PHP
3 1 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.67%) APMP
2 9 (6.47%) Degree
3 8 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (4.32%) CIPD
5 6 (4.32%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB
7 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.91%) GDPR
2 10 (7.19%) PMO
2 10 (7.19%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
1 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.04%) Oracle
3 6 (4.32%) SAP
4 5 (3.60%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.16%) Sage
6 2 (1.44%) Epicor
6 2 (1.44%) IFS
6 2 (1.44%) Infor
7 1 (0.72%) Capita
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco
7 1 (0.72%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com