Period
to 26 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 99 139
Rank change year-on-year +36 +40 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 22 31 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.58% 1.85% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 1.94% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 32
Median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +9.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £36,600 £39,700 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,500 £87,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,750 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% - -4.55%

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 795 1,599 2,994
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.20% 95.29% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 484 1,102 2,035
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,600
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Cambridge

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Project Manager in Cambridge

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in Cambridge over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) SLA
6 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
6 4 (18.18%) Basecamp
6 4 (18.18%) CRM
6 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) CMS
6 4 (18.18%) Project Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Emotional Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) ERP
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 2 (9.09%) Workflow Management
8 2 (9.09%) JIRA
8 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification

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 4 (18.18%) CMS
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Smart City
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 4 (18.18%) Project Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) SDLC
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Emotional Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Wrike
4 1 (4.55%) FIS
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) WorldPay