Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -36 +10 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 114 192 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.50% 5.23% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 5.41% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 77 155 154
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,750 £33,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 3,137 3,550 4,020
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,228 2,648 3,073
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 64 (56.14%) Project Management
2 50 (43.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (39.47%) PRINCE2
4 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (31.58%) Finance
6 22 (19.30%) ITSM
6 22 (19.30%) ServiceNow
7 21 (18.42%) Waterfall
7 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
8 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 17 (14.91%) ITIL
9 17 (14.91%) Risk Management
10 16 (14.04%) Data Protection
10 16 (14.04%) GDPR
11 14 (12.28%) Retail
11 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Project
12 12 (10.53%) Service Management
13 11 (9.65%) Project Governance
13 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (9.65%) PMO
14 10 (8.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 10 (8.77%) Driving Licence
14 10 (8.77%) Presales
14 10 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
14 10 (8.77%) Business Continuity
15 9 (7.89%) PMP
16 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
16 8 (7.02%) Time Management
17 7 (6.14%) Resource Management

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 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) iTrent
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Heroku
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Firewall
1 2 (1.75%) PABX
1 2 (1.75%) PBX
1 2 (1.75%) Wireless
2 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.88%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 36 (31.58%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.63%) Legal
5 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.77%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.14%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.26%) PMI
5 2 (1.75%) EPoS
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.14%) Project Management
2 50 (43.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (39.47%) PRINCE2
4 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (19.30%) ITSM
6 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (18.42%) Waterfall
7 18 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
8 17 (14.91%) ITIL
8 17 (14.91%) Risk Management
9 16 (14.04%) Data Protection
10 12 (10.53%) Service Management
11 11 (9.65%) Project Governance
12 10 (8.77%) Business Continuity
12 10 (8.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 10 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
12 10 (8.77%) Presales
13 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
13 8 (7.02%) Time Management
14 7 (6.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.51%) C
2 2 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) PMP
2 7 (6.14%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.26%) APMP
3 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.63%) Degree
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) GDPR
2 11 (9.65%) PMO
3 5 (4.39%) QA
4 2 (1.75%) P3O
5 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) ServiceNow
2 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Sage
4 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.88%) SAP