The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester 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
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 16 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 7.77% 6.28% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.84% 6.40% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 4
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £60,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,500 £47,750
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 Colchester. 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
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 204 203 154
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 99.03% 98.07% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 180 182 133
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +63.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £62,500
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 Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Colchester

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in Colchester.

Salary trend for Project Manager in Colchester

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Colchester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Colchester

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

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 Colchester region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 13 (72.22%) Project Management
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) PMI Certification
4 8 (44.44%) JIRA Agile
4 8 (44.44%) JIRA
5 7 (38.89%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) Process Improvement
5 7 (38.89%) PMP
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (11.11%) WAN
8 2 (11.11%) PMI
8 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
8 2 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
9 1 (5.56%) PMO
9 1 (5.56%) Line Management
9 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.56%) Finance
9 1 (5.56%) MCP
9 1 (5.56%) Document Management
9 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (5.56%) Logistics

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JIRA
1 8 (44.44%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Process Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
6 2 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Document Management
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) PMP
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO