Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 70 54
Rank change year-on-year -21 -16 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 363 465 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.27% 3.99% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 4.11% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 296 374 553
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.67% -0.91%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,875 £75,000
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 10,744 11,321 12,752
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.18% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8,096 9,273 10,699
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +5 158 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Essex +27 69 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Bedfordshire -1 57 £55,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire -73 55 £48,000 -12.73% 4
Norfolk +28 13 £46,985 +29.61% 1
Suffolk -8 13 £46,250 -11.90%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 228 (62.81%) Project Management
2 174 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (43.53%) PRINCE2
4 142 (39.12%) Finance
5 75 (20.66%) Microsoft
6 66 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (15.98%) Scrum
8 54 (14.88%) Microsoft Project
9 53 (14.60%) SDLC
10 51 (14.05%) CRM
11 43 (11.85%) Migration
12 40 (11.02%) Waterfall
13 39 (10.74%) Risk Management
14 37 (10.19%) Change Management
15 35 (9.64%) JIRA
16 34 (9.37%) Degree
16 34 (9.37%) ERP
17 31 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
19 28 (7.71%) QA
19 28 (7.71%) Decision-Making
20 27 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
20 27 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
20 27 (7.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 27 (7.44%) Data Migration
21 25 (6.89%) PMI Certification
21 25 (6.89%) Change Control
21 25 (6.89%) Software Delivery
22 24 (6.61%) PMP
23 23 (6.34%) Security 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 14 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.55%) Confluence
3 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.28%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 54 (14.88%) Microsoft Project
2 30 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (5.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (4.68%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.10%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.83%) BPCS
5 3 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.55%) Lawson
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.96%) Dynamics 365
1 18 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.68%) SaaS
3 16 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.86%) Office 365
5 3 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle CX
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 2 (0.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.48%) IP Telephony
1 9 (2.48%) MPLS
2 6 (1.65%) Internet
3 5 (1.38%) Broadband
4 4 (1.10%) PBX
5 3 (0.83%) RIP
5 3 (0.83%) WAN
6 2 (0.55%) LAN
6 2 (0.55%) Skype
6 2 (0.55%) VoIP
7 1 (0.28%) 2G
7 1 (0.28%) 3G
7 1 (0.28%) 4G
7 1 (0.28%) LTE
7 1 (0.28%) TETRA
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.13%) Big Data
2 8 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.93%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.10%) GIS
5 4 (1.10%) Power BI
6 3 (0.83%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (9.64%) JIRA
2 5 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 142 (39.12%) Finance
2 16 (4.41%) Marketing
3 14 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.31%) Retail
5 11 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.48%) Advertising
7 5 (1.38%) Billing
7 5 (1.38%) Legal
8 4 (1.10%) Electronics
8 4 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.13%) .NET
2 6 (1.65%) HTML
3 5 (1.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.55%) Middleware
4 2 (0.55%) Web Services
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.86%) PMI
4 12 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.48%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.48%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.48%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.93%) FMCG
9 6 (1.65%) User Experience
9 6 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.38%) NHS
11 4 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.10%) Fintech
11 4 (1.10%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.31%) Android
1 12 (3.31%) Apple iOS
1 12 (3.31%) Windows
2 10 (2.75%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.48%) Linux
3 9 (2.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (62.81%) Project Management
2 174 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (43.53%) PRINCE2
4 66 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (15.98%) Scrum
6 53 (14.60%) SDLC
7 51 (14.05%) CRM
8 43 (11.85%) Migration
9 40 (11.02%) Waterfall
10 39 (10.74%) Risk Management
11 37 (10.19%) Change Management
12 34 (9.37%) ERP
13 28 (7.71%) Decision-Making
14 27 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (7.44%) Data Migration
14 27 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (6.89%) Change Control
15 25 (6.89%) Software Delivery
16 20 (5.51%) Business Analysis
16 20 (5.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.48%) C
2 7 (1.93%) C#
2 7 (1.93%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.38%) SQL
4 3 (0.83%) X++
5 2 (0.55%) C++
5 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (9.37%) Degree
2 27 (7.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 25 (6.89%) PMI Certification
4 24 (6.61%) PMP
5 23 (6.34%) Security Cleared
6 20 (5.51%) SC Cleared
7 17 (4.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (3.31%) ISEB
9 5 (1.38%) APMP
9 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.10%) MBA
10 4 (1.10%) PhD
11 2 (0.55%) ACCA
11 2 (0.55%) CIMA
11 2 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.28%) HNC
12 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.71%) QA
2 19 (5.23%) PMO
3 7 (1.93%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.10%) SLA
5 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) HL7
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.10%) Firmware
3 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 75 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.86%) SAP
3 10 (2.75%) Oracle
3 10 (2.75%) Sage
4 9 (2.48%) Citrix
5 7 (1.93%) IBM
5 7 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.65%) Cloudera
6 6 (1.65%) JD Edwards
7 5 (1.38%) Epicor
7 5 (1.38%) Infor
8 4 (1.10%) VMware
9 3 (0.83%) Capita
9 3 (0.83%) IFS
10 1 (0.28%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.28%) Facebook
10 1 (0.28%) Google
10 1 (0.28%) Kony
10 1 (0.28%) Tableau
10 1 (0.28%) Wrike