Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 87 60
Rank change year-on-year +3 -27 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 409 353 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.71% 3.47% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 3.65% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 371 305 532
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +4.00%

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 10,570 9,662 12,026
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.11% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9,441 8,762 11,002
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 £61,000 £59,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.52% +3.48% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -4 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Project Manager
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 247 (60.39%) Project Management
2 203 (49.63%) Finance
3 184 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (39.12%) PRINCE2
5 131 (32.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (14.67%) Scrum
6 60 (14.67%) Waterfall
7 51 (12.47%) PMP
8 44 (10.76%) Microsoft
9 43 (10.51%) PMI Certification
9 43 (10.51%) Microsoft Project
10 42 (10.27%) CRM
11 41 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (9.78%) Change Management
13 36 (8.80%) PMO
14 35 (8.56%) Degree
15 32 (7.82%) Retail
16 31 (7.58%) Business Analysis
16 31 (7.58%) Project Governance
17 30 (7.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 29 (7.09%) Legal
18 29 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 29 (7.09%) ETL
19 27 (6.60%) Banking
19 27 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
20 25 (6.11%) JIRA
21 24 (5.87%) Risk Management
22 23 (5.62%) SDLC
23 22 (5.38%) ITIL
24 21 (5.13%) Microsoft Office

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 11 (2.69%) Confluence
2 9 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.49%) CMS
3 2 (0.49%) Drupal
4 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (10.51%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 16 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) Maya
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.71%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 6 (1.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.49%) SAP CAR
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (3.42%) Office 365
1 14 (3.42%) SaaS
2 10 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.49%) Force.com
4 2 (0.49%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.67%) Internet
2 7 (1.71%) WAN
3 5 (1.22%) Intranet
3 5 (1.22%) LAN
4 4 (0.98%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.73%) HbbTV
6 2 (0.49%) Extranet
6 2 (0.49%) SAN
6 2 (0.49%) Skype
7 1 (0.24%) FTP
7 1 (0.24%) SMS
7 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.22%) Blockchain
1 5 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.98%) Big Data
3 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.49%) QlikView
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.24%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.24%) GIS
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.24%) MS Access
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (6.11%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.24%) VersionOne
General
1 203 (49.63%) Finance
2 32 (7.82%) Retail
3 29 (7.09%) Legal
4 27 (6.60%) Banking
5 19 (4.65%) Advertising
5 19 (4.65%) Marketing
6 14 (3.42%) Back Office
7 12 (2.93%) Front Office
8 10 (2.44%) French Language
8 10 (2.44%) Law
9 8 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.22%) Games
11 5 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.49%) German Language
12 2 (0.49%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.69%) Mason
2 7 (1.71%) .NET
3 5 (1.22%) COM
3 5 (1.22%) HTML
3 5 (1.22%) Velocity
4 3 (0.73%) Grails
4 3 (0.73%) XML
5 2 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.49%) React
5 2 (0.49%) RESTful
5 2 (0.49%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.24%) CSS
6 1 (0.24%) Express
6 1 (0.24%) HTML5
6 1 (0.24%) jQuery
6 1 (0.24%) Node.js
6 1 (0.24%) Sass
6 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.40%) Fintech
4 16 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.91%) Virtual Team
5 12 (2.93%) Fixed Income
5 12 (2.93%) Social Network
6 10 (2.44%) PMI
7 7 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.71%) User Experience
8 6 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.22%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.22%) Equities
9 5 (1.22%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.22%) Reinsurance
10 4 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.98%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.73%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (0.73%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.40%) Windows
2 7 (1.71%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.98%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (60.39%) Project Management
2 184 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (39.12%) PRINCE2
4 131 (32.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (14.67%) Scrum
5 60 (14.67%) Waterfall
6 42 (10.27%) CRM
7 40 (9.78%) Change Management
8 31 (7.58%) Business Analysis
8 31 (7.58%) Project Governance
9 29 (7.09%) ETL
10 27 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (5.87%) Risk Management
12 23 (5.62%) SDLC
13 22 (5.38%) ITIL
14 21 (5.13%) Asset Management
15 20 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (4.40%) Mentoring
16 18 (4.40%) Migration
17 17 (4.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.42%) SQL
2 8 (1.96%) C
3 7 (1.71%) Java
4 3 (0.73%) Groovy
5 2 (0.49%) C#
5 2 (0.49%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.49%) PHP
5 2 (0.49%) Python
6 1 (0.24%) R
6 1 (0.24%) Ruby
6 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.24%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (12.47%) PMP
2 43 (10.51%) PMI Certification
3 35 (8.56%) Degree
4 30 (7.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 29 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.73%) APMP
7 3 (0.73%) ISEB
8 2 (0.49%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.24%) MBA
9 1 (0.24%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.80%) PMO
2 14 (3.42%) QA
3 10 (2.44%) GDPR
3 10 (2.44%) MiFID
4 5 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.22%) FINREP
4 5 (1.22%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.98%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.98%) EMIR
6 2 (0.49%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.24%) GAAP
7 1 (0.24%) IFRS
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.24%) Puppet
1 1 (0.24%) SCCM
1 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (4.89%) SAP
4 12 (2.93%) Workday
5 8 (1.96%) Cisco
6 7 (1.71%) Oracle
6 7 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.47%) Citrix
8 4 (0.98%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.73%) BT
9 3 (0.73%) Google
10 2 (0.49%) Adobe
10 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.49%) Capita
10 2 (0.49%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.49%) Intapp
10 2 (0.49%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.49%) Tableau
10 2 (0.49%) VMware
11 1 (0.24%) Tagetik