Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 95 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 -44 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 339 331 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.18% 3.19% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 3.36% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 312 269 488
City of London median annual salary £61,250 £64,181 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.57% -1.26% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £60,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% -6.54% -

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 10,202 9,841 10,924
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 94.88% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9,165 8,884 9,944
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +2.68%
10th Percentile £35,470 £35,000 £33,507
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%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 -1 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Project Manager
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 201 (59.29%) Project Management
2 155 (45.72%) Finance
3 143 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (36.58%) PRINCE2
5 93 (27.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (17.70%) Waterfall
7 51 (15.04%) Change Management
8 42 (12.39%) PMP
9 39 (11.50%) Advertising
10 36 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (10.32%) Scrum
12 33 (9.73%) Degree
13 31 (9.14%) Microsoft Project
14 30 (8.85%) CRM
14 30 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (8.55%) PMI Certification
16 28 (8.26%) Microsoft
16 28 (8.26%) Risk Management
17 25 (7.37%) Banking
18 24 (7.08%) Retail
19 23 (6.78%) Project Governance
19 23 (6.78%) PMO
20 22 (6.49%) SDLC
21 21 (6.19%) Virtual Team
21 21 (6.19%) JIRA
22 20 (5.90%) Project Planning
22 20 (5.90%) Business Analysis
22 20 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
23 18 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
23 18 (5.31%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 7 (2.06%) Confluence
1 7 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.29%) CMS
2 1 (0.29%) Drupal
2 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (9.14%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.42%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Maya
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.59%) SAP CAR
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Retail
2 2 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.29%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.95%) Office 365
3 6 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.77%) SaaS
4 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.29%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.29%) Slack
5 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.77%) LAN
1 6 (1.77%) WAN
2 5 (1.47%) Internet
2 5 (1.47%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.88%) BGP
3 3 (0.88%) HbbTV
3 3 (0.88%) Intranet
3 3 (0.88%) PBX
3 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.59%) Extranet
4 2 (0.59%) PABX
4 2 (0.59%) Skype
4 2 (0.59%) VoIP
5 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.18%) MySQL
2 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.29%) Big Data
3 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.29%) MS Access
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (6.19%) JIRA
2 2 (0.59%) Hudson
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 155 (45.72%) Finance
2 39 (11.50%) Advertising
3 25 (7.37%) Banking
4 24 (7.08%) Retail
5 10 (2.95%) Legal
5 10 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.65%) French Language
6 9 (2.65%) Front Office
7 6 (1.77%) Marketing
8 5 (1.47%) Games
9 4 (1.18%) Law
10 3 (0.88%) German Language
11 2 (0.59%) Back Office
11 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.59%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.06%) .NET
1 7 (2.06%) HTML
2 3 (0.88%) XML
3 2 (0.59%) CSS
3 2 (0.59%) Grails
3 2 (0.59%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (0.59%) Velocity
4 1 (0.29%) COM
4 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.29%) HTML5
4 1 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.19%) Virtual Team
3 20 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.42%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.42%) Fintech
5 7 (2.06%) PMI
6 6 (1.77%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.47%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.18%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.18%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.88%) Derivative
9 3 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (0.88%) Smart Home
10 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.59%) Social Network
10 2 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.95%) Windows
2 6 (1.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (59.29%) Project Management
2 143 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (36.58%) PRINCE2
4 93 (27.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (17.70%) Waterfall
6 51 (15.04%) Change Management
7 35 (10.32%) Scrum
8 30 (8.85%) CRM
8 30 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (8.26%) Risk Management
10 23 (6.78%) Project Governance
11 22 (6.49%) SDLC
12 20 (5.90%) Business Analysis
12 20 (5.90%) Project Planning
13 18 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (5.31%) ITIL
14 15 (4.42%) Workshop Facilitation
15 14 (4.13%) Coaching
16 13 (3.83%) ERP
16 13 (3.83%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.42%) SQL
2 7 (2.06%) Java
3 5 (1.47%) Python
4 3 (0.88%) C
4 3 (0.88%) C++
4 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.59%) Groovy
5 2 (0.59%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) C#
6 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) R
6 1 (0.29%) Ruby
6 1 (0.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (12.39%) PMP
2 33 (9.73%) Degree
3 29 (8.55%) PMI Certification
4 18 (5.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.06%) APMP
7 6 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) ISEB
9 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.29%) MBA
9 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.78%) PMO
2 10 (2.95%) QA
3 9 (2.65%) GDPR
4 7 (2.06%) Solvency II
5 4 (1.18%) MiFID
6 3 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.88%) FINREP
7 2 (0.59%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.29%) EMIR
8 1 (0.29%) GAAP
8 1 (0.29%) IFRS
8 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.88%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) Puppet
1 3 (0.88%) Terraform
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (2.36%) Oracle
3 8 (2.36%) SAP
4 7 (2.06%) Cisco
5 4 (1.18%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.18%) Intapp
5 4 (1.18%) Qualys
6 3 (0.88%) BT
6 3 (0.88%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.88%) Citrix
6 3 (0.88%) Google
6 3 (0.88%) LogicMonitor
6 3 (0.88%) VMware
7 2 (0.59%) IBM
7 2 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.59%) Sage
7 2 (0.59%) Workday
8 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.29%) Cadence