Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 85 140
Rank change year-on-year -47 +55 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 43 95 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.53% 3.49% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 3.59% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 35 63 25
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £36,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £59,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -

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 2,720 2,649 2,514
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 97.39% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,882 2,007 2,046
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 30 (69.77%) Project Management
2 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) PRINCE2
4 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
5 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
7 10 (23.26%) Internet
7 10 (23.26%) Scrum
7 10 (23.26%) Degree
8 9 (20.93%) SDLC
9 8 (18.60%) Internet of Things
9 8 (18.60%) Product Management
9 8 (18.60%) B2B
9 8 (18.60%) PMP
10 7 (16.28%) C
10 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
11 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (13.95%) PMI Certification
11 6 (13.95%) PMI
11 6 (13.95%) Commercial Awareness
12 5 (11.63%) Electronics
12 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
12 5 (11.63%) Broadband
12 5 (11.63%) JIRA
12 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Time Management
12 5 (11.63%) Office 365
12 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
13 4 (9.30%) Mobile App

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 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) SaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) Broadband
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.63%) Electronics
1 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Internet of Things
2 6 (13.95%) PMI
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Fintech
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Signage
5 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Project Management
2 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) PRINCE2
4 10 (23.26%) Scrum
5 9 (20.93%) SDLC
6 8 (18.60%) B2B
6 8 (18.60%) Product Management
7 6 (13.95%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
8 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Time Management
8 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
9 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (6.98%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (6.98%) Migration
10 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C#
2 1 (2.33%) C++
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) PMP
3 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (13.95%) PMI Certification
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Wrike
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco