Period
to 19 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,002 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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

Project Manager
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 89 80
Rank change year-on-year -25 -9 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 170 347 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.47% 3.27% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 3.38% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 152 281 351
East of England median annual salary £50,002 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 6,560 10,259 11,297
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 96.81% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,747 7,812 9,301
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the East of England

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in the East of England

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in the East of England

Project Manager
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Hertfordshire -17 69 £50,000 -4.76% 20
Cambridgeshire +66 64 £57,500 +15.00% 12
Bedfordshire -43 18 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Essex -27 13 £47,317 +5.15% 11
Norfolk -10 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Suffolk +8 2 - - 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 East of England region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 125 (73.53%) Project Management
2 78 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (35.29%) PRINCE2
4 46 (27.06%) Project Delivery
5 45 (26.47%) Finance
6 36 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (20.59%) Scrum
8 34 (20.00%) Degree
9 22 (12.94%) Change Management
10 21 (12.35%) Business Analysis
11 18 (10.59%) Retail
11 18 (10.59%) Waterfall
12 17 (10.00%) Risk Management
13 16 (9.41%) Change Control
14 15 (8.82%) JIRA
14 15 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
15 14 (8.24%) Microsoft
15 14 (8.24%) SaaS
15 14 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (7.65%) PMO
16 13 (7.65%) Computer Science Degree
16 13 (7.65%) Driving Licence
16 13 (7.65%) Marketing
16 13 (7.65%) Programme Management
17 12 (7.06%) CRM
17 12 (7.06%) People Management
17 12 (7.06%) Project Planning
17 12 (7.06%) Mathematics
18 11 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 11 (6.47%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (2.35%) WordPress
2 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (5.29%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Magento
2 3 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.59%) Shopify
3 1 (0.59%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.24%) SaaS
2 4 (2.35%) Office 365
3 3 (1.76%) Azure
3 3 (1.76%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.76%) Smartsheet
4 2 (1.18%) Basecamp
4 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Firewall
1 2 (1.18%) LAN
1 2 (1.18%) WAN
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) VoIP
2 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (8.82%) JIRA
2 6 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (26.47%) Finance
2 18 (10.59%) Retail
3 13 (7.65%) Marketing
4 7 (4.12%) Automotive
4 7 (4.12%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.53%) Advertising
6 5 (2.94%) Electronics
6 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.35%) Banking
7 4 (2.35%) Local Government
8 3 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Legal
9 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.53%) HTML
2 3 (1.76%) CSS
2 3 (1.76%) XML
3 1 (0.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.94%) EPoS
3 5 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.35%) Life Science
5 3 (1.76%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.76%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.76%) PMI
5 3 (1.76%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (1.76%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.18%) Smart City
6 2 (1.18%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.59%) Blog
7 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.59%) FMCG
7 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.59%) Android
1 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.59%) Linux
1 1 (0.59%) Windows
1 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (73.53%) Project Management
2 78 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (35.29%) PRINCE2
4 46 (27.06%) Project Delivery
5 36 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (20.59%) Scrum
7 22 (12.94%) Change Management
8 21 (12.35%) Business Analysis
9 18 (10.59%) Waterfall
10 17 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 16 (9.41%) Change Control
12 14 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (7.65%) Programme Management
14 12 (7.06%) CRM
14 12 (7.06%) Mathematics
14 12 (7.06%) People Management
14 12 (7.06%) Project Planning
15 11 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (6.47%) Migration
15 11 (6.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.12%) C
2 6 (3.53%) SQL
3 3 (1.76%) PHP
4 2 (1.18%) C#
4 2 (1.18%) Python
5 1 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (20.00%) Degree
2 13 (7.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.88%) PMP
4 9 (5.29%) PMI Certification
4 9 (5.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.94%) APMP
6 4 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.18%) RIBA
8 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.65%) PMO
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.88%) NEC
3 7 (4.12%) SAP
4 6 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.35%) Citrix
6 3 (1.76%) Google
7 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco
7 2 (1.18%) FIS
7 2 (1.18%) NetApp
7 2 (1.18%) VMware
7 2 (1.18%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.59%) Capita
8 1 (0.59%) Facebook
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle
8 1 (0.59%) Workday
8 1 (0.59%) Wrike