Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 85 58
Rank change year-on-year -8 -27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 292 416 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.10% 3.51% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 3.63% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 223 348 477
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £34,174 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,050 £66,625 £78,750
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 9,146 11,469 12,143
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 96.83% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,907 9,405 10,007
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +14 131 £50,000 - 14
Bedfordshire +5 72 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Essex +7 37 £45,000 -14.29% 9
Cambridgeshire -47 34 £52,500 - 9
Norfolk +23 13 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Suffolk -15 7 £39,000 -15.68% 2
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 177 (60.62%) Project Management
2 160 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (47.95%) PRINCE2
4 94 (32.19%) Finance
5 72 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (20.89%) Microsoft
7 55 (18.84%) Scrum
8 46 (15.75%) Microsoft Project
9 45 (15.41%) Waterfall
10 44 (15.07%) Migration
11 38 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
12 36 (12.33%) Change Management
13 35 (11.99%) CRM
14 33 (11.30%) Degree
15 32 (10.96%) SDLC
16 31 (10.62%) Windows
17 30 (10.27%) Risk Management
18 28 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 28 (9.59%) Office 365
19 27 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
19 27 (9.25%) Active Directory
19 27 (9.25%) Windows 10
19 27 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (8.90%) Email Migration
20 26 (8.90%) Citrix
20 26 (8.90%) Thin Client
20 26 (8.90%) MPLS
20 26 (8.90%) IP Telephony
20 26 (8.90%) Windows 7
20 26 (8.90%) JIRA

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 8 (2.74%) SharePoint
1 8 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.68%) MS Project Server
2 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) Drupal
3 1 (0.34%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (15.75%) Microsoft Project
2 27 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (6.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (4.45%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (3.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.37%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (9.59%) Office 365
3 25 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.77%) SaaS
5 9 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.90%) IP Telephony
1 26 (8.90%) MPLS
2 10 (3.42%) Internet
3 5 (1.71%) PBX
4 3 (1.03%) RIP
5 2 (0.68%) Skype
6 1 (0.34%) 2G
6 1 (0.34%) 3G
6 1 (0.34%) 4G
6 1 (0.34%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) LTE
6 1 (0.34%) PABX
6 1 (0.34%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.19%) Big Data
2 11 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.40%) Power BI
4 6 (2.05%) GIS
4 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.68%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (8.90%) JIRA
2 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (32.19%) Finance
2 22 (7.53%) Marketing
3 12 (4.11%) Electronics
4 9 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.74%) Retail
6 6 (2.05%) Advertising
6 6 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (0.68%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.82%) .NET
2 8 (2.74%) Web Services
3 6 (2.05%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.05%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) CGI
4 1 (0.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.90%) Fat Client
2 26 (8.90%) Thin Client
3 17 (5.82%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.45%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.08%) Internet of Things
5 9 (3.08%) PMI
6 7 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.71%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.71%) NHS
8 5 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.37%) EPoS
9 4 (1.37%) Fintech
10 2 (0.68%) Life Science
10 2 (0.68%) User Experience
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) FMCG
11 1 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.62%) Windows
2 27 (9.25%) Windows 10
3 26 (8.90%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.08%) Linux
5 6 (2.05%) Android
5 6 (2.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (60.62%) Project Management
2 160 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (47.95%) PRINCE2
4 72 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (18.84%) Scrum
6 45 (15.41%) Waterfall
7 44 (15.07%) Migration
8 36 (12.33%) Change Management
9 35 (11.99%) CRM
10 32 (10.96%) SDLC
11 30 (10.27%) Risk Management
12 26 (8.90%) Email Migration
13 25 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (8.56%) Decision-Making
14 23 (7.88%) Change Control
15 22 (7.53%) Analytics
15 22 (7.53%) Software Delivery
16 21 (7.19%) Business Analysis
17 19 (6.51%) Matrix Organization
18 18 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.05%) C#
1 6 (2.05%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.68%) SQL
3 1 (0.34%) C
3 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (11.30%) Degree
2 28 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 19 (6.51%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.51%) Security Cleared
4 18 (6.16%) PMI Certification
5 14 (4.79%) PMP
6 8 (2.74%) APMP
7 7 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.71%) MBA
8 5 (1.71%) PhD
9 4 (1.37%) ISEB
10 3 (1.03%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.82%) QA
2 16 (5.48%) PMO
3 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) GDPR
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (9.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.08%) Firmware
3 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 61 (20.89%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.90%) Citrix
3 13 (4.45%) IBM
4 10 (3.42%) SAP
5 8 (2.74%) Cloudera
6 7 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle
8 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.34%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.34%) NetApp
9 1 (0.34%) Sage
9 1 (0.34%) Tableau
9 1 (0.34%) VMware