Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Project Manager was £76,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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

IT Project Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 223 212 285
Rank change year-on-year -11 +73 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 28 17 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 47
10th Percentile £51,250 £41,000 £46,300
25th Percentile £54,063 £56,250 £53,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £76,250 £72,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.17% +16.00% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £78,125 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% +2.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,167 5,034 9,781
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 94.29% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,608 4,429 8,773
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in the City of London

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Project Manager in the City of London.

Salary trend for IT Project Manager in the City of London

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Project Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Project Manager in the City of London

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT 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 City of London region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Social Skills
3 16 (57.14%) Project Management
4 9 (32.14%) Project Delivery
4 9 (32.14%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) Change Management
6 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.86%) DNS
8 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) VLAN
8 5 (17.86%) IT Governance
8 5 (17.86%) Resource Management
8 5 (17.86%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (17.86%) Line Management
8 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (17.86%) Project Governance
8 5 (17.86%) German Language
9 4 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
10 3 (10.71%) SQL
10 3 (10.71%) Front Office

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (3.57%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.86%) VLAN
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 17 (60.71%) Social Skills
2 9 (32.14%) Organisational Skills
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.86%) German Language
6 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
7 3 (10.71%) Banking
7 3 (10.71%) Front Office
7 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
8 2 (7.14%) Dutch Language
8 2 (7.14%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (3.57%) Advertising
9 1 (3.57%) Law
9 1 (3.57%) Legal
9 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
9 1 (3.57%) Retail
9 1 (3.57%) Social Housing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (17.86%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.71%) Credit Derivative
3 3 (10.71%) Derivative
3 3 (10.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (7.14%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.57%) Housing Association
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Project Management
3 9 (32.14%) Project Delivery
4 8 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 7 (25.00%) Change Management
6 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.86%) IT Governance
7 5 (17.86%) Line Management
7 5 (17.86%) Project Governance
7 5 (17.86%) Resource Management
7 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Information Security
9 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
10 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
10 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
1 1 (3.57%) GRC
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) NIST
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Northgate