Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 56 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 190 184 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.25% 4.44% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 4.57% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 153 151 200
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,750 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
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 3,502 4,023 3,959
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 96.99% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,604 3,075 3,274
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,325
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,250
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 18 February 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 18 February 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.

1 136 (71.58%) Project Management
2 104 (54.74%) PRINCE2
3 91 (47.89%) Finance
4 69 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (22.11%) Microsoft
6 38 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 35 (18.42%) Retail
8 34 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (15.26%) ITIL
10 25 (13.16%) Manufacturing
11 20 (10.53%) Change Control
12 19 (10.00%) Degree
13 18 (9.47%) Business Analysis
14 17 (8.95%) Change Management
15 16 (8.42%) Scrum
15 16 (8.42%) APMP
16 15 (7.89%) Waterfall
16 15 (7.89%) Legal
16 15 (7.89%) Telecoms
16 15 (7.89%) .NET
16 15 (7.89%) ERP
17 14 (7.37%) C#
17 14 (7.37%) Data Centre
18 13 (6.84%) Work Breakdown Structure
18 13 (6.84%) SQL Server
18 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Project
18 13 (6.84%) Knowledge Management
19 12 (6.32%) Supplier Management
19 12 (6.32%) CRM
19 12 (6.32%) GDPR

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 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (1.58%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (1.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (3.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.58%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.05%) BPCS
5 1 (0.53%) iTrent
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.05%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) Extranet
2 4 (2.11%) LAN
2 4 (2.11%) WAN
2 4 (2.11%) Wireless
3 3 (1.58%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.58%) Skype
3 3 (1.58%) Telepresence
3 3 (1.58%) WebEx
3 3 (1.58%) WLAN
4 1 (0.53%) PBX
4 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.58%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.58%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.05%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 91 (47.89%) Finance
2 35 (18.42%) Retail
3 25 (13.16%) Manufacturing
4 15 (7.89%) Legal
4 15 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.26%) Marketing
6 8 (4.21%) Banking
7 7 (3.68%) Billing
8 5 (2.63%) Law
9 2 (1.05%) Advertising
9 2 (1.05%) Back Office
9 2 (1.05%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Hindi Language
10 1 (0.53%) Local Government
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (1.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.37%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.74%) NHS
4 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.11%) FMCG
6 4 (2.11%) User Experience
7 3 (1.58%) Fintech
8 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.53%) EPoS
9 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.05%) Windows
1 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (71.58%) Project Management
2 104 (54.74%) PRINCE2
3 69 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 34 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (15.26%) ITIL
7 20 (10.53%) Change Control
8 18 (9.47%) Business Analysis
9 17 (8.95%) Change Management
10 16 (8.42%) Scrum
11 15 (7.89%) ERP
11 15 (7.89%) Waterfall
12 13 (6.84%) Knowledge Management
12 13 (6.84%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 12 (6.32%) CRM
13 12 (6.32%) Supplier Management
14 11 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.79%) Matrix Organization
15 9 (4.74%) Business Transformation
15 9 (4.74%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.37%) C#
2 9 (4.74%) VB.NET
3 7 (3.68%) SQL
4 6 (3.16%) C
5 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.00%) Degree
2 16 (8.42%) APMP
3 10 (5.26%) PMP
3 10 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.05%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) GDPR
2 7 (3.68%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.79%) SAP
3 3 (1.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (1.58%) Cisco
3 3 (1.58%) hybris
3 3 (1.58%) Oracle
3 3 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.05%) Epicor
4 2 (1.05%) IFS
4 2 (1.05%) Infor
4 2 (1.05%) Sage
5 1 (0.53%) Remedy
5 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow