Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 92 86
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 72 50 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.31% 2.27% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.33% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59 50 73
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +23.53%
10th Percentile £41,220 £42,450 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,550 £78,750 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +7.53%

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 3,012 2,145 2,854
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.32% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,234 1,816 2,395
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,575 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 January 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 January 2018, 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 Cambridge region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 38 (52.78%) Project Management
2 30 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (37.50%) Scrum
5 22 (30.56%) Finance
5 22 (30.56%) SAP
6 21 (29.17%) Retail
7 17 (23.61%) SDLC
8 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
8 16 (22.22%) Degree
9 14 (19.44%) B2B
9 14 (19.44%) Virtual Team
10 12 (16.67%) APMP
10 12 (16.67%) .NET
11 10 (13.89%) Java
11 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
11 10 (13.89%) REST
12 8 (11.11%) Project Governance
12 8 (11.11%) PMO
12 8 (11.11%) Work Breakdown Structure
12 8 (11.11%) Matrix Management
12 8 (11.11%) Legal
13 7 (9.72%) XML
13 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.72%) HTTP
13 7 (9.72%) Matrix Organization
13 7 (9.72%) Coaching
14 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
14 5 (6.94%) API Integration

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:

Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) HTTP
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 21 (29.17%) Retail
3 8 (11.11%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
5 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.39%) German Language
6 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
2 10 (13.89%) REST
3 7 (9.72%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Virtual Team
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Project Management
2 30 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (37.50%) Scrum
5 17 (23.61%) SDLC
6 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (19.44%) B2B
8 8 (11.11%) Matrix Management
8 8 (11.11%) Project Governance
8 8 (11.11%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 7 (9.72%) Coaching
9 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.72%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (6.94%) API Integration
10 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.56%) Change Management
11 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (5.56%) Information Governance
12 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Degree
2 12 (16.67%) APMP
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) PMO
2 3 (4.17%) GDPR
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) SAP
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Cadence