The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Project Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 76 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 203 244 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.94% 3.88% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 4.03% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 176 228 383
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,400
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 255 (61.30%) Project Management
2 160 (38.46%) Finance
3 152 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (30.53%) PRINCE2
5 124 (29.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (13.22%) Retail
7 53 (12.74%) Degree
8 52 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
9 47 (11.30%) CRM
10 46 (11.06%) Waterfall
11 42 (10.10%) SDLC
11 42 (10.10%) Microsoft
12 37 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 36 (8.65%) Legal
13 36 (8.65%) ITIL
14 35 (8.41%) PMP
14 35 (8.41%) Scrum
15 33 (7.93%) Banking
16 32 (7.69%) E-Commerce
16 32 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
17 30 (7.21%) Risk Management
18 29 (6.97%) Advertising
19 28 (6.73%) JIRA
19 28 (6.73%) Law
20 26 (6.25%) Change Management
20 26 (6.25%) PMI Certification
20 26 (6.25%) Business Transformation
21 23 (5.53%) Matrix Management
21 23 (5.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 22 (5.29%) MS Visio

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 10 (2.40%) Confluence
2 7 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.24%) Drupal
4 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.24%) IIS
4 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 32 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (5.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (5.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.16%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.44%) Relativity
3 4 (0.96%) CaseMap
4 3 (0.72%) Bloomberg AIM
4 3 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.72%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.72%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.48%) Magento
5 2 (0.48%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.88%) SaaS
2 9 (2.16%) Office 365
3 4 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.64%) WAN
2 8 (1.92%) LAN
3 6 (1.44%) VoIP
4 5 (1.20%) Internet
5 4 (0.96%) SAN
5 4 (0.96%) Skype
5 4 (0.96%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.96%) VLAN
5 4 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.72%) Firewall
7 1 (0.24%) HTTP
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
7 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.92%) MS Access
3 8 (1.92%) SAP HANA
4 7 (1.68%) Big Data
5 5 (1.20%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.24%) Power BI
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (6.73%) JIRA
2 6 (1.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 160 (38.46%) Finance
2 55 (13.22%) Retail
3 36 (8.65%) Legal
4 33 (7.93%) Banking
5 29 (6.97%) Advertising
6 28 (6.73%) Law
7 18 (4.33%) Back Office
8 16 (3.85%) Investment Banking
8 16 (3.85%) Publishing
9 13 (3.13%) Marketing
10 12 (2.88%) Front Office
11 8 (1.92%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.20%) Games
12 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.96%) French Language
14 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.48%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.24%) Automotive
15 1 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
15 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.64%) .NET
2 9 (2.16%) HTML
3 5 (1.20%) Mason
3 5 (1.20%) Web Services
4 4 (0.96%) CSS
5 3 (0.72%) HTML5
5 3 (0.72%) MDX
6 2 (0.48%) Java EE
7 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.24%) cXML
7 1 (0.24%) Flash
7 1 (0.24%) JSON
7 1 (0.24%) RESTful
7 1 (0.24%) SAML
7 1 (0.24%) XML
7 1 (0.24%) XSD
7 1 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.33%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.85%) PMI
4 15 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.88%) Fintech
7 11 (2.64%) EPoS
8 9 (2.16%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.68%) FMCG
10 6 (1.44%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.44%) Equities
10 6 (1.44%) User Experience
11 4 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.24%) Android
2 1 (0.24%) Linux
2 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.24%) Solaris
2 1 (0.24%) Unix
2 1 (0.24%) Windows
2 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (61.30%) Project Management
2 152 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (30.53%) PRINCE2
4 124 (29.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (11.30%) CRM
6 46 (11.06%) Waterfall
7 42 (10.10%) SDLC
8 36 (8.65%) ITIL
9 35 (8.41%) Scrum
10 32 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 30 (7.21%) Risk Management
12 26 (6.25%) Business Transformation
12 26 (6.25%) Change Management
13 23 (5.53%) Matrix Management
14 21 (5.05%) Business Analysis
14 21 (5.05%) Migration
15 20 (4.81%) Change Control
15 20 (4.81%) Contingency Planning
15 20 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (4.57%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.33%) SQL
2 10 (2.40%) Java
3 6 (1.44%) C
4 4 (0.96%) C#
5 3 (0.72%) C++
5 3 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.24%) Python
6 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (12.74%) Degree
2 37 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 35 (8.41%) PMP
4 26 (6.25%) PMI Certification
5 12 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (2.16%) APMP
8 8 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.20%) MBA
10 2 (0.48%) APMG
10 2 (0.48%) ISEB
11 1 (0.24%) ACCA
11 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.24%) CIMA
11 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) PgMP
11 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.61%) PMO
2 13 (3.13%) QA
3 12 (2.88%) MiFID
4 3 (0.72%) EMIR
4 3 (0.72%) SLA
5 2 (0.48%) FATCA
5 2 (0.48%) GDPR
5 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.24%) Basel III
6 1 (0.24%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 42 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.61%) SAP
3 10 (2.40%) Cisco
4 8 (1.92%) Oracle
4 8 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.96%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.96%) FNZ
5 4 (0.96%) Guidewire
5 4 (0.96%) IBM
5 4 (0.96%) Progress
5 4 (0.96%) Recommind
6 3 (0.72%) Avaya
6 3 (0.72%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.72%) Cadence
6 3 (0.72%) Charles River
6 3 (0.72%) Eze Castle Integration
6 3 (0.72%) Google
6 3 (0.72%) hybris
6 3 (0.72%) Sage
6 3 (0.72%) SimCorp
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-60,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus large package (30% of base) + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £110,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with additional variable bonus based on KPIs
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus very large package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Travel Allowance, Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £105000 - £115000 per annum + plus large bonus and 30% package value
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Chelsea Apps Factory Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum pension, free breakfast, DIS, social
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Epiq Systems Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago