Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 71 72
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 468 418 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.24% 4.13% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 4.30% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 411 387 504
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £44,375
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 10,587 9,712 12,843
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.89% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,391 8,814 11,597
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 £36,000 £33,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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.

1 284 (60.68%) Project Management
2 234 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (48.93%) Finance
4 197 (42.09%) PRINCE2
5 144 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 94 (20.09%) Scrum
7 73 (15.60%) Waterfall
8 66 (14.10%) Legal
9 57 (12.18%) PMI Certification
10 56 (11.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 54 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 53 (11.32%) PMP
13 47 (10.04%) Microsoft Project
14 46 (9.83%) PMO
15 43 (9.19%) Business Analysis
16 38 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (8.12%) SDLC
17 37 (7.91%) CRM
17 37 (7.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 37 (7.91%) Salesforce.com
18 35 (7.48%) Law
19 34 (7.26%) ETL
19 34 (7.26%) Banking
19 34 (7.26%) Fintech
20 32 (6.84%) Degree
21 31 (6.62%) Marketing
22 30 (6.41%) Retail
22 30 (6.41%) Project Governance
23 28 (5.98%) Risk Management
24 27 (5.77%) SAP

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 20 (4.27%) Confluence
2 9 (1.92%) CMS
3 5 (1.07%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.21%) Drupal
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (10.04%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.92%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 6 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.64%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Advent Moxy
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.42%) Office 365
2 14 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.35%) SaaS
4 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.43%) Force.com
5 2 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.63%) Internet
2 7 (1.50%) Unified Communications
3 6 (1.28%) WAN
4 5 (1.07%) LAN
5 4 (0.85%) PBX
5 4 (0.85%) VoIP
6 3 (0.64%) Intranet
7 2 (0.43%) Firewall
8 1 (0.21%) FTP
8 1 (0.21%) SAN
8 1 (0.21%) SMS
8 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.35%) Big Data
2 6 (1.28%) Blockchain
3 5 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.85%) QlikView
5 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 26 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.21%) VersionOne
General
1 229 (48.93%) Finance
2 66 (14.10%) Legal
3 35 (7.48%) Law
4 34 (7.26%) Banking
5 31 (6.62%) Marketing
6 30 (6.41%) Retail
7 24 (5.13%) Back Office
8 12 (2.56%) Financial Institution
9 11 (2.35%) Advertising
10 9 (1.92%) Front Office
11 8 (1.71%) French Language
11 8 (1.71%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.07%) Publishing
12 5 (1.07%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.64%) Games
13 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.21%) Billing
15 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.27%) Mason
2 8 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (1.07%) Velocity
4 4 (0.85%) COM
5 2 (0.43%) Grails
5 2 (0.43%) React
5 2 (0.43%) RESTful
5 2 (0.43%) Web Services
6 1 (0.21%) .NET
6 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.21%) EDI
6 1 (0.21%) Express
6 1 (0.21%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) HTML5
6 1 (0.21%) Node.js
6 1 (0.21%) Sass
6 1 (0.21%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.26%) Fintech
3 22 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.63%) Social Network
4 17 (3.63%) Virtual Team
5 14 (2.99%) PMI
6 13 (2.78%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.92%) User Experience
9 8 (1.71%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.07%) Reinsurance
10 5 (1.07%) Tandem
11 4 (0.85%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.85%) Equities
11 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.85%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.56%) Windows
2 15 (3.21%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.21%) Linux
5 1 (0.21%) Unix
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (60.68%) Project Management
2 234 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (42.09%) PRINCE2
4 144 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (20.09%) Scrum
6 73 (15.60%) Waterfall
7 43 (9.19%) Business Analysis
8 38 (8.12%) SDLC
9 37 (7.91%) CRM
10 34 (7.26%) ETL
11 30 (6.41%) Project Governance
12 28 (5.98%) Risk Management
13 26 (5.56%) Migration
14 25 (5.34%) Change Management
15 24 (5.13%) E-Commerce
16 22 (4.70%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (4.70%) Project Planning
17 21 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (3.63%) Asset Management
18 17 (3.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.35%) C
2 7 (1.50%) Java
2 7 (1.50%) SQL
3 2 (0.43%) Groovy
4 1 (0.21%) C#
4 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.21%) VB
4 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (12.18%) PMI Certification
2 56 (11.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 53 (11.32%) PMP
4 37 (7.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 32 (6.84%) Degree
6 10 (2.14%) ISEB
7 3 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.43%) IIBA
9 1 (0.21%) CISM
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.83%) PMO
2 16 (3.42%) MiFID
3 13 (2.78%) GDPR
4 11 (2.35%) QA
5 4 (0.85%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.85%) EMIR
6 3 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.64%) FINREP
7 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.21%) Docker
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.21%) Puppet
1 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.91%) Salesforce.com
3 27 (5.77%) SAP
4 15 (3.21%) Workday
5 10 (2.14%) Oracle
6 9 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.28%) Cisco
7 6 (1.28%) Intapp
8 5 (1.07%) iManage
9 4 (0.85%) Citrix
9 4 (0.85%) Tableau
9 4 (0.85%) VMware
10 3 (0.64%) Anaplan
10 3 (0.64%) Capita
10 3 (0.64%) Cognos
10 3 (0.64%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.64%) Tagetik
11 2 (0.43%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.43%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.43%) MapR