The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 27 26
Rank change year-on-year -26 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 79 149 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.32% 6.36% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% 6.66% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 63 111 115
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,720
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1774 2237 1662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.52% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1742 1406
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Birmingham

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 110 (68.32%) Project Management
2 78 (48.45%) PRINCE2
3 54 (33.54%) Finance
4 48 (29.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (27.33%) ITIL
6 33 (20.50%) PMO
7 22 (13.66%) Change Control
8 20 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (11.80%) MS Excel
9 19 (11.80%) Data Centre
10 17 (10.56%) Degree
11 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
11 16 (9.94%) MS Office
11 16 (9.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 14 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
12 14 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
12 14 (8.70%) MS Project
12 14 (8.70%) PMP
12 14 (8.70%) Retail
13 13 (8.07%) Project Planning
13 13 (8.07%) SAP
13 13 (8.07%) ERP
13 13 (8.07%) Office 365
13 13 (8.07%) Waterfall
14 12 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (7.45%) PRINCE
15 11 (6.83%) Risk Management
16 10 (6.21%) Manufacturing
17 9 (5.59%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (5.59%) Oracle

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.94%) MS Office
3 14 (8.70%) MS Project
4 5 (3.11%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (2.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.86%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.24%) BPCS
3 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.24%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.24%) Sage X3
3 2 (1.24%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.62%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.07%) Office 365
2 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.24%) Yammer
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) WAN
2 6 (3.73%) LAN
2 6 (3.73%) MPLS
3 5 (3.11%) BGP
3 5 (3.11%) Multicast
3 5 (3.11%) OSPF
3 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.86%) DNS
4 3 (1.86%) Firewall
4 3 (1.86%) Internet
4 3 (1.86%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.24%) DSL
5 2 (1.24%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.24%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (33.54%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Retail
3 10 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.97%) Banking
5 7 (4.35%) Marketing
6 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.48%) Billing
8 2 (1.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.48%) .NET
2 3 (1.86%) Node.js
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.80%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.11%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.11%) EPoS
2 5 (3.11%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.86%) NHS
4 2 (1.24%) User Experience
5 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.62%) Fintech
5 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.62%) iPad
5 1 (0.62%) PMI
5 1 (0.62%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.73%) Windows
1 6 (3.73%) Windows 10
2 4 (2.48%) Linux
3 3 (1.86%) Solaris
3 3 (1.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (68.32%) Project Management
2 78 (48.45%) PRINCE2
3 48 (29.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (27.33%) ITIL
5 22 (13.66%) Change Control
6 20 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
7 14 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
8 13 (8.07%) ERP
8 13 (8.07%) Project Planning
8 13 (8.07%) Waterfall
9 12 (7.45%) PRINCE
10 11 (6.83%) Risk Management
11 9 (5.59%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.59%) SDLC
12 8 (4.97%) Change Management
12 8 (4.97%) Presales
13 7 (4.35%) Business Continuity
14 6 (3.73%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.48%) Java
1 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.62%) C#
2 1 (0.62%) SQL
2 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Degree
2 16 (9.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 14 (8.70%) PMP
4 12 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (5.59%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.97%) PMI Certification
7 7 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.73%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.11%) APMP
9 5 (3.11%) CCNA
9 5 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.50%) PMO
2 6 (3.73%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.07%) SAP
3 9 (5.59%) Oracle
4 5 (3.11%) Cisco
4 5 (3.11%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.11%) Sage
5 4 (2.48%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.86%) Epicor
6 3 (1.86%) F5
6 3 (1.86%) Infor
7 2 (1.24%) Computacenter
7 2 (1.24%) IFS
8 1 (0.62%) JDA
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