Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Programme Manager was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 288 254
Rank change year-on-year -16 -34 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Programme Manager 48 38 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.37% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.39% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 86
City of London median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +1.23%
10th Percentile £73,625 £58,105 £66,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £101,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +1.23%

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 10,590 9,651 11,902
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.17% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9,456 8,742 10,886
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.48% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 32 (66.67%) Project Management
2 27 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (41.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
4 19 (39.58%) Unified Communications
4 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
4 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (33.33%) Migration
6 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (29.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 14 (29.17%) Acceptance Criteria
8 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
9 12 (25.00%) Finance
9 12 (25.00%) Programme Management
10 10 (20.83%) Line Management
11 6 (12.50%) SaaS
11 6 (12.50%) PaaS
11 6 (12.50%) SDLC
11 6 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 5 (10.42%) DevOps
13 4 (8.33%) Scrum
14 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management

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 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.50%) PaaS
3 6 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Heroku
4 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Selenium
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Law
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
1 20 (41.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.08%) Contactless
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) PMI
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Project Management
2 27 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (33.33%) Migration
5 14 (29.17%) Acceptance Criteria
5 14 (29.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
7 12 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 10 (20.83%) Line Management
9 6 (12.50%) SDLC
9 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.42%) DevOps
11 4 (8.33%) Scrum
12 3 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (6.25%) Project Governance
12 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
13 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
13 2 (4.17%) Service Management
13 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PMO
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.08%) Marketo
2 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.08%) SAP