Period
to 19 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 19 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 56 43
Rank change year-on-year -37 -13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 328 538 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.24% 4.63% 5.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 4.80% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 275 495 746
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £43,660 £47,500 £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 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £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% +0.92%

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 19 November 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 19 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.

1 230 (70.12%) Project Management
2 160 (48.78%) Finance
3 138 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (41.16%) PRINCE2
5 93 (28.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (12.20%) Scrum
7 38 (11.59%) Degree
8 34 (10.37%) Banking
9 30 (9.15%) Microsoft Project
10 29 (8.84%) CRM
11 28 (8.54%) SDLC
12 27 (8.23%) Microsoft
13 26 (7.93%) Waterfall
14 25 (7.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 25 (7.62%) Data Centre
15 24 (7.32%) JIRA
16 23 (7.01%) Retail
16 23 (7.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 23 (7.01%) Legal
16 23 (7.01%) PMO
17 22 (6.71%) Virtual Team
17 22 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
18 20 (6.10%) Risk Management
19 19 (5.79%) E-Commerce
19 19 (5.79%) Windows
19 19 (5.79%) Salesforce.com
19 19 (5.79%) WAN
19 19 (5.79%) Business Analysis
19 19 (5.79%) Project Governance
20 18 (5.49%) 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 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.52%) CMS
3 3 (0.91%) Confluence
3 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (9.15%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (4.57%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.74%) Office 365
2 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.13%) SaaS
3 5 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.22%) GitHub
4 4 (1.22%) Slack
4 4 (1.22%) Trello
5 3 (0.91%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.79%) WAN
2 18 (5.49%) LAN
3 5 (1.52%) Skype
4 4 (1.22%) Internet
4 4 (1.22%) VLAN
4 4 (1.22%) VoIP
4 4 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.91%) Firewall
5 3 (0.91%) Network Security
5 3 (0.91%) SAN
5 3 (0.91%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.61%) VPN
7 1 (0.30%) DHCP
7 1 (0.30%) DNS
7 1 (0.30%) Extranet
7 1 (0.30%) Intranet
7 1 (0.30%) SMS
7 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (7.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.30%) Codeception
2 1 (0.30%) GitLab
2 1 (0.30%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.30%) Selenium
2 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 160 (48.78%) Finance
2 34 (10.37%) Banking
3 23 (7.01%) Legal
3 23 (7.01%) Retail
4 18 (5.49%) Law
5 17 (5.18%) Advertising
6 11 (3.35%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.05%) Marketing
8 7 (2.13%) Back Office
8 7 (2.13%) Front Office
8 7 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.52%) Publishing
10 4 (1.22%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.91%) German Language
12 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.61%) Games
12 2 (0.61%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Billing
13 1 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.88%) Mason
2 5 (1.52%) .NET
3 4 (1.22%) HTML
3 4 (1.22%) HTML5
4 3 (0.91%) Grails
4 3 (0.91%) XML
5 2 (0.61%) Java EE
5 2 (0.61%) JSON
5 2 (0.61%) RESTful
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.30%) CakePHP
6 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.30%) LAMP
6 1 (0.30%) Velocity
6 1 (0.30%) Web Services
6 1 (0.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.71%) Virtual Team
3 15 (4.57%) Fintech
4 13 (3.96%) PMI
5 11 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.44%) Derivative
6 8 (2.44%) User Experience
7 6 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.22%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.22%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.91%) Equities
11 2 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.61%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.79%) Windows
2 5 (1.52%) Windows 10
2 5 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.22%) Linux
4 2 (0.61%) Android
4 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.61%) Unix
4 2 (0.61%) VMS
5 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (70.12%) Project Management
2 138 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (41.16%) PRINCE2
4 93 (28.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (12.20%) Scrum
6 29 (8.84%) CRM
7 28 (8.54%) SDLC
8 26 (7.93%) Waterfall
9 20 (6.10%) Risk Management
10 19 (5.79%) Business Analysis
10 19 (5.79%) E-Commerce
10 19 (5.79%) Project Governance
11 16 (4.88%) Change Management
11 16 (4.88%) Coaching
11 16 (4.88%) Project Planning
11 16 (4.88%) Virtual Team Management
11 16 (4.88%) Wealth Management
12 15 (4.57%) Matrix Management
13 14 (4.27%) Matrix Organization
14 13 (3.96%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.05%) Java
2 7 (2.13%) SQL
3 6 (1.83%) C
4 3 (0.91%) Groovy
5 2 (0.61%) C#
5 2 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) C++
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) Python
6 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (11.59%) Degree
2 25 (7.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 23 (7.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 17 (5.18%) PMP
5 16 (4.88%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.22%) APMP
6 4 (1.22%) ISEB
6 4 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.22%) MBA
7 2 (0.61%) APMG
7 2 (0.61%) CCNA
7 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) CISA
8 1 (0.30%) CISM
8 1 (0.30%) CISSP
8 1 (0.30%) CRISC
8 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.01%) PMO
2 9 (2.74%) GDPR
3 8 (2.44%) MiFID
4 6 (1.83%) QA
5 5 (1.52%) SEPA
6 2 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.61%) EMIR
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.91%) ProxySG
1 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 27 (8.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.79%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (1.52%) Citrix
3 5 (1.52%) VMware
4 4 (1.22%) Cisco
4 4 (1.22%) Progress
5 3 (0.91%) Blue Coat
5 3 (0.91%) CyberArk
5 3 (0.91%) FireEye
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle
6 2 (0.61%) Calypso
6 2 (0.61%) FNZ
6 2 (0.61%) Fortinet
6 2 (0.61%) Google
6 2 (0.61%) Guidewire
6 2 (0.61%) Sage
6 2 (0.61%) SAP
6 2 (0.61%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.30%) Apple
7 1 (0.30%) Reuters