The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / East of England
Rank 56 55 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 255 334 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.17% 4.53% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 4.71% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 206 279 377
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £36,125
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £67,500
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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5870 7089 7406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.24% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4686 5723 5965
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 123 £47,500 -17.39% 6
Cambridgeshire +22 61 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Bedfordshire -2 35 £55,000 - 5
Essex -7 22 £53,750 +47.26% 4
Suffolk +12 7 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Norfolk -21 7 £41,250 -2.94%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East of England region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 299 (54.76%) Project Management
2 210 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (34.98%) PRINCE2
4 190 (34.80%) Finance
5 122 (22.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 97 (17.77%) SDLC
7 88 (16.12%) Scrum
8 82 (15.02%) Risk Management
9 74 (13.55%) Degree
10 68 (12.45%) Retail
11 66 (12.09%) Change Management
12 59 (10.81%) CRM
13 52 (9.52%) Waterfall
14 45 (8.24%) Coaching
15 44 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 43 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (7.51%) Microsoft
18 38 (6.96%) Project Governance
19 35 (6.41%) Programme Management
19 35 (6.41%) E-Commerce
20 34 (6.23%) Computer Science
21 33 (6.04%) ERP
22 32 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
23 31 (5.68%) Line Management
24 29 (5.31%) Java
24 29 (5.31%) SQL
25 28 (5.13%) MS Project
25 28 (5.13%) MS Excel
25 28 (5.13%) QA
25 28 (5.13%) Change Control

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.83%) Confluence
3 5 (0.92%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.55%) CMS
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.37%) SAS
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.18%) CICS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 28 (5.13%) MS Project
2 19 (3.48%) MS Office
3 8 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.37%) BASE24
5 2 (0.37%) HFM
5 2 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.37%) Postilion
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.73%) Office 365
1 4 (0.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.11%) WAN
2 5 (0.92%) Skype
3 4 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (0.73%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (0.73%) Firewall
3 4 (0.73%) HTTP
3 4 (0.73%) SSL
3 4 (0.73%) VPN
3 4 (0.73%) Wireless
4 2 (0.37%) LAN
4 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.18%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (1.83%) SAP BW
3 10 (1.83%) Spotfire
4 9 (1.65%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (0.55%) GIS
7 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.37%) Essbase
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.18%) Looker
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.38%) JIRA
2 12 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.92%) CA Flowdock
4 2 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 190 (34.80%) Finance
2 68 (12.45%) Retail
3 19 (3.48%) Banking
4 18 (3.30%) Marketing
5 12 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.83%) Advertising
7 10 (1.83%) Legal
7 10 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.28%) Automotive
9 6 (1.10%) Electronics
10 4 (0.73%) Back Office
10 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.76%) .NET
2 5 (0.92%) ASP.NET
2 5 (0.92%) HTML
2 5 (0.92%) REST
2 5 (0.92%) XML
3 4 (0.73%) J2EE
4 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.18%) Ajax
5 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.18%) CSS
5 1 (0.18%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.18%) HTML5
5 1 (0.18%) jQuery
5 1 (0.18%) JSON
5 1 (0.18%) LINQ
5 1 (0.18%) SOAP
5 1 (0.18%) WinForms
5 1 (0.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.23%) Computer Science
2 32 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.20%) Driving Licence
4 12 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.47%) EPoS
7 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.28%) FMCG
8 6 (1.10%) PMI
9 4 (0.73%) Fintech
9 4 (0.73%) Life Science
9 4 (0.73%) NHS
10 2 (0.37%) Clustering
10 2 (0.37%) EFT
10 2 (0.37%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.37%) Robotics
11 1 (0.18%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.18%) IVR
11 1 (0.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.56%) Windows
2 6 (1.10%) Unix
3 4 (0.73%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.55%) Android
4 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (54.76%) Project Management
2 210 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (34.98%) PRINCE2
4 122 (22.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (17.77%) SDLC
6 88 (16.12%) Scrum
7 82 (15.02%) Risk Management
8 66 (12.09%) Change Management
9 59 (10.81%) CRM
10 52 (9.52%) Waterfall
11 45 (8.24%) Coaching
12 43 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 38 (6.96%) Project Governance
14 35 (6.41%) E-Commerce
14 35 (6.41%) Programme Management
15 33 (6.04%) ERP
16 31 (5.68%) Line Management
17 28 (5.13%) Change Control
18 27 (4.95%) Process Management
18 27 (4.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.31%) Java
1 29 (5.31%) SQL
2 19 (3.48%) C#
3 6 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.55%) C
4 3 (0.55%) PHP
4 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.37%) Python
6 1 (0.18%) C++
6 1 (0.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 74 (13.55%) Degree
2 44 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 25 (4.58%) PMP
4 23 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (3.66%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.47%) APMG
7 4 (0.73%) CCNA
7 4 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.73%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.55%) APMP
9 2 (0.37%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) PgMP
10 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.13%) QA
2 14 (2.56%) PMO
3 5 (0.92%) SLA
4 3 (0.55%) GxP
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.28%) Firmware
3 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 41 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.03%) SAP
3 18 (3.30%) VMware
4 14 (2.56%) Hyperion
5 13 (2.38%) Cisco
5 13 (2.38%) Computacenter
6 10 (1.83%) Citrix
7 8 (1.47%) Oracle
8 6 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.10%) EMC
9 4 (0.73%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.73%) Juniper
10 2 (0.37%) HP
10 2 (0.37%) IBM
10 2 (0.37%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe
11 1 (0.18%) Remedy
11 1 (0.18%) Sage
11 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
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