Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018.

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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 81 54
Rank change year-on-year -6 -27 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 330 438 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.23% 3.63% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 3.74% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 270 360 520
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,450 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £78,875
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 9,893 11,710 12,599
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.95% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7,566 9,625 10,463
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,625 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 +9 143 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Bedfordshire +6 72 £60,000 +4.35% 3
Essex +20 58 £44,000 -16.19% 10
Cambridgeshire -53 33 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Norfolk +20 14 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Suffolk -8 12 £47,500 -1.04% 2
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East of England region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 215 (65.15%) Project Management
2 185 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (43.33%) PRINCE2
4 117 (35.45%) Finance
5 75 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (22.42%) Microsoft
7 73 (22.12%) Scrum
8 51 (15.45%) Microsoft Project
9 48 (14.55%) CRM
10 47 (14.24%) Migration
11 46 (13.94%) SDLC
12 41 (12.42%) Waterfall
12 41 (12.42%) Degree
13 39 (11.82%) Change Management
14 33 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (9.70%) Microsoft Excel
16 31 (9.39%) Risk Management
17 30 (9.09%) QA
18 29 (8.79%) JIRA
18 29 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
19 26 (7.88%) Decision-Making
19 26 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
19 26 (7.88%) ERP
20 25 (7.58%) Windows
20 25 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 25 (7.58%) Security Cleared
20 25 (7.58%) Business Analysis
21 24 (7.27%) Change Control
22 22 (6.67%) SC Cleared

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 11 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) Confluence
4 1 (0.30%) Drupal
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (15.45%) Microsoft Project
2 32 (9.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (6.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (2.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.21%) Infor M3
3 4 (1.21%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.61%) BPCS
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.61%) Lawson
5 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.36%) Office 365
3 19 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (3.33%) SaaS
6 4 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.76%) IP Telephony
1 19 (5.76%) MPLS
2 11 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (0.91%) RIP
4 2 (0.61%) PBX
4 2 (0.61%) Skype
4 2 (0.61%) VoIP
5 1 (0.30%) 2G
5 1 (0.30%) 3G
5 1 (0.30%) 4G
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) LAN
5 1 (0.30%) LTE
5 1 (0.30%) TETRA
5 1 (0.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.06%) Big Data
2 9 (2.73%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.12%) Power BI
4 6 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.21%) GIS
6 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (8.79%) JIRA
2 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 117 (35.45%) Finance
2 20 (6.06%) Marketing
3 14 (4.24%) Electronics
4 11 (3.33%) Retail
5 8 (2.42%) Advertising
6 7 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.91%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.76%) .NET
2 6 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 6 (1.82%) HTML
3 2 (0.61%) Web Services
4 1 (0.30%) CGI
4 1 (0.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.76%) Fat Client
2 19 (5.76%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.76%) Thin Client
3 14 (4.24%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.33%) Internet of Things
5 8 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.12%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.12%) User Experience
7 6 (1.82%) FMCG
7 6 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.52%) NHS
8 5 (1.52%) PMI
8 5 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.21%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.21%) EPoS
10 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.58%) Windows
2 20 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 19 (5.76%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.64%) Linux
5 6 (1.82%) Android
5 6 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (65.15%) Project Management
2 185 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (43.33%) PRINCE2
4 75 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (22.12%) Scrum
6 48 (14.55%) CRM
7 47 (14.24%) Migration
8 46 (13.94%) SDLC
9 41 (12.42%) Waterfall
10 39 (11.82%) Change Management
11 31 (9.39%) Risk Management
12 29 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (7.88%) Decision-Making
13 26 (7.88%) ERP
13 26 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (7.58%) Business Analysis
15 24 (7.27%) Change Control
16 21 (6.36%) Analytics
16 21 (6.36%) Data Migration
16 21 (6.36%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.12%) C#
2 6 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.91%) X++
4 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.30%) C
5 1 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (12.42%) Degree
2 25 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 25 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.15%) PMI Certification
5 16 (4.85%) PMP
6 11 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (2.73%) ISEB
8 5 (1.52%) MBA
9 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.21%) PhD
10 2 (0.61%) APMP
10 2 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.30%) ACCA
11 1 (0.30%) CIMA
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.30%) HNC
11 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.30%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.09%) QA
2 16 (4.85%) PMO
3 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.33%) Firmware
3 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 74 (22.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.76%) Citrix
2 19 (5.76%) SAP
3 9 (2.73%) IBM
4 8 (2.42%) Cloudera
4 8 (2.42%) Sage
5 6 (1.82%) Oracle
6 5 (1.52%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.91%) Epicor
7 3 (0.91%) Infor
7 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.91%) VMware
8 2 (0.61%) IFS
9 1 (0.30%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco
9 1 (0.30%) NetApp
9 1 (0.30%) Tableau