Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Programme Manager was £88,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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

Programme Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 283 224
Rank change year-on-year -2 -59 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Programme Manager 55 52 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.50% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.53% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 49 98
City of London median annual salary £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.41% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £71,475 £65,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £108,000 £107,500
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -

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 10,196 9,841 10,938
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 94.89% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9,160 8,875 9,959
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +1.77%
10th Percentile £35,225 £35,000 £33,705
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the City of London

Programme Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the City of London.

Salary trend for Programme Manager in the City of London

Programme Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Programme Manager in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Programme 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 Programme Manager in the job title.

1 46 (83.64%) Project Management
2 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (58.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
3 31 (56.36%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (56.36%) Unified Communications
3 31 (56.36%) Data Centre
4 29 (52.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 25 (45.45%) PRINCE2
6 21 (38.18%) Migration
7 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (34.55%) Acceptance Criteria
8 17 (30.91%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 14 (25.45%) DevOps
9 14 (25.45%) SaaS
9 14 (25.45%) Programme Management
10 13 (23.64%) PaaS
11 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (18.18%) Degree
13 9 (16.36%) Finance
14 8 (14.55%) PMI Certification
14 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (12.73%) Contingency Planning
15 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (12.73%) PMP
16 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
16 6 (10.91%) Decision-Making
17 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
17 5 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
17 5 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking

Programme 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) Confluence
1 1 (1.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (56.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (25.45%) SaaS
4 13 (23.64%) PaaS
5 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Big Data
1 1 (1.82%) Power BI
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) French Language
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 31 (56.36%) Data Centre
2 29 (52.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) Contactless
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) PMI
5 1 (1.82%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) Project Management
2 25 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 21 (38.18%) Migration
4 19 (34.55%) Acceptance Criteria
5 17 (30.91%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 14 (25.45%) DevOps
6 14 (25.45%) Programme Management
7 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.73%) Contingency Planning
8 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
9 6 (10.91%) Decision-Making
10 5 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (9.09%) Six Sigma
10 5 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
10 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.45%) Change Management
12 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) PMI Certification
3 7 (12.73%) PMP
4 5 (9.09%) PgMP
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.82%) IBM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP