Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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

Project Manager
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 93 117
Rank change year-on-year -33 +24 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 64 68 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.87% 2.74% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.82% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 48 51 43
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £54,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.67% +3.81% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3,318 2,413 2,774
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 97.06% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,254 1,899 2,212
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,575 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Cambridge

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Project Manager in Cambridge

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Cambridge region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 40 (62.50%) Project Management
2 27 (42.19%) PRINCE2
3 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (32.81%) SAP
5 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (29.69%) Finance
7 13 (20.31%) Scrum
7 13 (20.31%) Retail
7 13 (20.31%) Virtual Team
8 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (17.19%) Degree
9 11 (17.19%) APMP
9 11 (17.19%) SDLC
10 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
11 9 (14.06%) PMO
11 9 (14.06%) Work Breakdown Structure
12 8 (12.50%) Project Governance
12 8 (12.50%) Matrix Management
12 8 (12.50%) Legal
13 7 (10.94%) B2B
13 7 (10.94%) Matrix Organization
13 7 (10.94%) Coaching
14 5 (7.81%) API Integration
14 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (7.81%) SaaS
14 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
14 5 (7.81%) PMP
14 5 (7.81%) C

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
2 4 (6.25%) Office 365
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) Broadband
3 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Retail
3 8 (12.50%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) German Language
6 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.13%) REST
2 2 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Virtual Team
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Internet of Things
3 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) PMI
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Project Management
2 27 (42.19%) PRINCE2
3 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.31%) Scrum
5 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (17.19%) SDLC
7 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (14.06%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 8 (12.50%) Matrix Management
9 8 (12.50%) Project Governance
10 7 (10.94%) B2B
10 7 (10.94%) Coaching
10 7 (10.94%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (7.81%) API Integration
11 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
12 4 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
13 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
13 3 (4.69%) Software Testing
13 3 (4.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) C
2 3 (4.69%) C#
3 2 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) C++
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) APMP
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) PMP
3 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) PMO
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) SAP
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Wrike
4 2 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) Cadence
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com