Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 62 57
Rank change year-on-year -27 -5 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 395 546 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.24% 4.38% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 4.51% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 317 432 589
East of England median annual salary £51,500 £54,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.50% +3.81% -0.94%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,493
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
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 11,781 12,110 13,674
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 97.05% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9,045 9,762 11,331
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,196 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -28 156 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Essex +37 88 £52,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -56 79 £52,500 -8.70% 8
Bedfordshire -18 42 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Suffolk +2 21 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Norfolk +16 9 £44,500 +8.54% 2
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 (57.72%) Project Management
2 185 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (44.05%) PRINCE2
4 147 (37.22%) Finance
5 64 (16.20%) SDLC
6 59 (14.94%) Scrum
7 58 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 56 (14.18%) Waterfall
9 55 (13.92%) Microsoft
10 49 (12.41%) Degree
11 40 (10.13%) ERP
12 39 (9.87%) Change Management
13 36 (9.11%) Risk Management
14 35 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (8.61%) PMP
16 33 (8.35%) CRM
16 33 (8.35%) Microsoft Project
16 33 (8.35%) PMO
17 28 (7.09%) Migration
17 28 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 27 (6.84%) JIRA
18 27 (6.84%) Telecoms
18 27 (6.84%) PMI Certification
19 26 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (6.33%) SAP
21 24 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
21 24 (6.08%) Software Delivery
21 24 (6.08%) Project Governance
22 23 (5.82%) Change Control
22 23 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement

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 16 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.76%) Confluence
2 3 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.25%) CMS
3 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 33 (8.35%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (4.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (4.56%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.27%) BPCS
3 5 (1.27%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.01%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.76%) Maximo
6 2 (0.51%) Lawson
6 2 (0.51%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.05%) SaaS
2 15 (3.80%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.28%) Office 365
5 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle CX
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 2 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.80%) PBX
2 13 (3.29%) Internet
3 5 (1.27%) Broadband
3 5 (1.27%) WAN
4 4 (1.01%) VoIP
5 3 (0.76%) LAN
6 1 (0.25%) HTTP
6 1 (0.25%) SMS
6 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.03%) Big Data
2 7 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.76%) GIS
4 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.25%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (6.84%) JIRA
2 7 (1.77%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 147 (37.22%) Finance
2 27 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.56%) Advertising
4 17 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.05%) Retail
6 9 (2.28%) Marketing
7 6 (1.52%) Legal
8 5 (1.27%) Automotive
8 5 (1.27%) Billing
8 5 (1.27%) Electronics
9 4 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Banking
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.54%) .NET
2 7 (1.77%) Web Services
3 5 (1.27%) HTML
4 4 (1.01%) CSS
4 4 (1.01%) HTML5
5 3 (0.76%) Angular 2
5 3 (0.76%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.76%) CSS3
6 2 (0.51%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.25%) REST
7 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.05%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.54%) PMI
6 12 (3.04%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.03%) FMCG
8 8 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.03%) Internet of Things
8 8 (2.03%) User Experience
9 7 (1.77%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.27%) Fintech
11 4 (1.01%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.01%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.01%) NHS
11 4 (1.01%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.80%) Android
1 15 (3.80%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.01%) Linux
2 4 (1.01%) Windows
3 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (57.72%) Project Management
2 185 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (44.05%) PRINCE2
4 64 (16.20%) SDLC
5 59 (14.94%) Scrum
6 58 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (14.18%) Waterfall
8 40 (10.13%) ERP
9 39 (9.87%) Change Management
10 36 (9.11%) Risk Management
11 35 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (8.35%) CRM
13 28 (7.09%) Migration
14 24 (6.08%) Project Governance
14 24 (6.08%) Software Delivery
15 23 (5.82%) Change Control
15 23 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (5.82%) Data Migration
16 22 (5.57%) Commercial Awareness
17 19 (4.81%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.03%) C
2 6 (1.52%) C#
2 6 (1.52%) SQL
3 5 (1.27%) Java
4 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.51%) C++
6 2 (0.51%) X++
7 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (12.41%) Degree
2 34 (8.61%) PMP
3 28 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 27 (6.84%) PMI Certification
5 17 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (3.80%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.04%) APMP
8 10 (2.53%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.28%) ISEB
9 9 (2.28%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (2.03%) HNC
11 7 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.01%) PhD
13 2 (0.51%) ACCA
13 2 (0.51%) CIMA
13 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
14 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.35%) PMO
2 22 (5.57%) QA
3 7 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.27%) SLA
5 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.25%) HL7
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.01%) Firmware
1 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.33%) SAP
3 20 (5.06%) Oracle
4 13 (3.29%) JD Edwards
5 12 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.78%) Sage
7 8 (2.03%) Infor
8 7 (1.77%) Epicor
9 6 (1.52%) Capita
10 5 (1.27%) IFS
10 5 (1.27%) VMware
11 2 (0.51%) Cisco
11 2 (0.51%) Citrix
11 2 (0.51%) Google
11 2 (0.51%) Wrike
12 1 (0.25%) Facebook
12 1 (0.25%) HP
12 1 (0.25%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.25%) IBM
12 1 (0.25%) Kony