Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Project Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 55 41
Rank change year-on-year -33 -14 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 339 547 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.30% 4.71% 5.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 4.88% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 284 504 744
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.96% +6.25%
10th Percentile £43,530 £46,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 9729 11199 16304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.39% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8814 10212 14168
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the City of London

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in the City of London

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in the City of London

Project Manager
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +11 1 £35,000 -26.32%
Project Manager
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 236 (69.62%) Project Management
2 164 (48.38%) Finance
3 142 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (41.59%) PRINCE2
5 94 (27.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (12.09%) Degree
6 41 (12.09%) Scrum
7 34 (10.03%) Banking
8 30 (8.85%) CRM
8 30 (8.85%) Microsoft Project
9 29 (8.55%) Microsoft
10 28 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 28 (8.26%) SDLC
11 27 (7.96%) Data Centre
12 26 (7.67%) Waterfall
13 25 (7.37%) Legal
14 24 (7.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 24 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
14 24 (7.08%) JIRA
14 24 (7.08%) Virtual Team
15 23 (6.78%) PMO
15 23 (6.78%) Retail
16 21 (6.19%) WAN
16 21 (6.19%) Risk Management
17 20 (5.90%) Law
17 20 (5.90%) Salesforce.com
17 20 (5.90%) Windows
17 20 (5.90%) Business Analysis
18 19 (5.60%) E-Commerce
18 19 (5.60%) LAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.47%) CMS
3 3 (0.88%) Confluence
3 3 (0.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (8.85%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (4.72%) MS Visio
4 14 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.29%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.95%) Office 365
2 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.06%) SaaS
3 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.18%) GitHub
4 4 (1.18%) Slack
4 4 (1.18%) Trello
5 3 (0.88%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.19%) WAN
2 19 (5.60%) LAN
3 5 (1.47%) Internet
3 5 (1.47%) Skype
4 4 (1.18%) VLAN
4 4 (1.18%) VoIP
4 4 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.88%) Firewall
5 3 (0.88%) Network Security
5 3 (0.88%) SAN
5 3 (0.88%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.59%) VPN
7 1 (0.29%) DHCP
7 1 (0.29%) DNS
7 1 (0.29%) Extranet
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) SMS
7 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (7.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.29%) Codeception
2 1 (0.29%) GitLab
2 1 (0.29%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.29%) Selenium
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 164 (48.38%) Finance
2 34 (10.03%) Banking
3 25 (7.37%) Legal
4 23 (6.78%) Retail
5 20 (5.90%) Law
6 17 (5.01%) Advertising
7 11 (3.24%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.24%) Marketing
8 8 (2.36%) Back Office
9 7 (2.06%) Front Office
9 7 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.47%) Publishing
11 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.88%) German Language
13 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.59%) Games
13 2 (0.59%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.29%) Billing
14 1 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.01%) Mason
2 5 (1.47%) .NET
3 4 (1.18%) HTML
3 4 (1.18%) HTML5
4 3 (0.88%) Grails
4 3 (0.88%) XML
5 2 (0.59%) Java EE
5 2 (0.59%) JSON
5 2 (0.59%) RESTful
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.29%) CakePHP
6 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.29%) Velocity
6 1 (0.29%) Web Services
6 1 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.96%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.08%) Virtual Team
3 15 (4.42%) Fintech
4 13 (3.83%) PMI
5 11 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.65%) Derivative
6 9 (2.65%) User Experience
7 7 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.18%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.18%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.88%) Equities
11 2 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.59%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.59%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (0.59%) Replication
11 2 (0.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.90%) Windows
2 6 (1.77%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.18%) Linux
5 2 (0.59%) Android
5 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.59%) Unix
5 2 (0.59%) VMS
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (69.62%) Project Management
2 142 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (41.59%) PRINCE2
4 94 (27.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (12.09%) Scrum
6 30 (8.85%) CRM
7 28 (8.26%) SDLC
8 26 (7.67%) Waterfall
9 21 (6.19%) Risk Management
10 20 (5.90%) Business Analysis
11 19 (5.60%) E-Commerce
11 19 (5.60%) Project Governance
12 18 (5.31%) Virtual Team Management
13 17 (5.01%) Change Management
13 17 (5.01%) Project Planning
14 16 (4.72%) Coaching
14 16 (4.72%) Matrix Management
14 16 (4.72%) Wealth Management
15 15 (4.42%) Matrix Organization
16 14 (4.13%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.95%) Java
2 7 (2.06%) C
2 7 (2.06%) SQL
3 3 (0.88%) Groovy
4 2 (0.59%) C#
4 2 (0.59%) PHP
5 1 (0.29%) C++
5 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.29%) Python
5 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (12.09%) Degree
2 28 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 24 (7.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 18 (5.31%) PMP
5 17 (5.01%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.18%) APMP
6 4 (1.18%) ISEB
6 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.18%) MBA
7 2 (0.59%) APMG
7 2 (0.59%) CCNA
7 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) CISA
8 1 (0.29%) CISM
8 1 (0.29%) CISSP
8 1 (0.29%) CRISC
8 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.78%) PMO
2 9 (2.65%) GDPR
3 8 (2.36%) MiFID
4 7 (2.06%) QA
5 5 (1.47%) SEPA
6 2 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.59%) EMIR
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.88%) ProxySG
1 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.90%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (1.47%) Citrix
3 5 (1.47%) VMware
4 4 (1.18%) Cisco
4 4 (1.18%) Progress
5 3 (0.88%) Blue Coat
5 3 (0.88%) CyberArk
5 3 (0.88%) FireEye
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle
6 2 (0.59%) Calypso
6 2 (0.59%) FNZ
6 2 (0.59%) Fortinet
6 2 (0.59%) Google
6 2 (0.59%) Guidewire
6 2 (0.59%) Sage
6 2 (0.59%) SAP
6 2 (0.59%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.29%) Apple
7 1 (0.29%) Reuters