Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

IT Project Manager
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 470 387 409
Rank change year-on-year -83 +22 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 1032 1434 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.80% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1218 1306
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £74,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in England

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in England.

Salary trend for IT Project Manager in England

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Project Manager in England

IT Project Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
London -78 395 £62,500 +5.20% 15
South East -12 176 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Midlands +17 132 £42,500 -15.00% 14
North of England -100 130 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East of England +27 122 £52,500 -8.70% 7
West Midlands +20 82 £42,500 -15.00% 11
South West -9 80 £45,000 - 7
North West -45 66 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Yorkshire -70 61 £52,500 +16.67% 7
East Midlands +20 50 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North East +2 3 £43,750 +2.94%
IT Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT 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 England region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 642 (62.21%) Project Management
2 542 (52.52%) PRINCE2
3 425 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 373 (36.14%) Finance
5 276 (26.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 193 (18.70%) Waterfall
7 130 (12.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 127 (12.31%) SDLC
9 126 (12.21%) Retail
10 125 (12.11%) Change Management
10 125 (12.11%) Microsoft Project
11 113 (10.95%) Microsoft
12 96 (9.30%) Scrum
13 93 (9.01%) Degree
14 87 (8.43%) ITIL
15 84 (8.14%) CRM
16 77 (7.46%) Project Planning
17 76 (7.36%) PMP
18 73 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
18 73 (7.07%) Programme Management
18 73 (7.07%) Banking
19 72 (6.98%) Change Control
20 69 (6.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 64 (6.20%) PMO
22 60 (5.81%) E-Commerce
22 60 (5.81%) PMI Certification
23 59 (5.72%) Risk Management
24 58 (5.62%) Business Analysis
24 58 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
25 56 (5.43%) Analytical Skills

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 34 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 10 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (0.68%) CMS
4 7 (0.68%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.39%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.19%) Confluence
7 2 (0.19%) SAS
7 2 (0.19%) WordPress
8 1 (0.097%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.097%) Drupal
8 1 (0.097%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.097%) Liferay
8 1 (0.097%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 125 (12.11%) Microsoft Project
2 73 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (4.94%) MS Visio
4 36 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 31 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.29%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.19%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.097%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.097%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.097%) Maximo
4 1 (0.097%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.097%) Primavera
4 1 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.097%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.097%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.94%) Office 365
2 26 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.16%) SaaS
5 8 (0.78%) Dropbox
6 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.29%) IaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.097%) Mavenlink
8 1 (0.097%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.10%) WAN
2 27 (2.62%) LAN
3 13 (1.26%) Intranet
4 10 (0.97%) Internet
4 10 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (0.87%) Extranet
5 9 (0.87%) SAN
6 7 (0.68%) Firewall
6 7 (0.68%) Unified Communications
7 6 (0.58%) Skype
8 5 (0.48%) SMS
8 5 (0.48%) VPN
9 4 (0.39%) Wireless
10 2 (0.19%) VoIP
11 1 (0.097%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.097%) Network Security
11 1 (0.097%) SSL
11 1 (0.097%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.78%) Blockchain
3 7 (0.68%) SAP HANA
4 6 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.58%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.097%) Big Data
6 1 (0.097%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.097%) DTS
6 1 (0.097%) EDMS
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.097%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.097%) Power BI
6 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (2.33%) JIRA
2 6 (0.58%) Maven
2 6 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
General
1 373 (36.14%) Finance
2 126 (12.21%) Retail
3 73 (7.07%) Banking
4 44 (4.26%) Legal
5 34 (3.29%) Marketing
6 33 (3.20%) Advertising
7 32 (3.10%) Law
8 25 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.03%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.65%) Back Office
11 15 (1.45%) Investment Banking
12 12 (1.16%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.87%) Electronics
14 8 (0.78%) Front Office
15 5 (0.48%) Publishing
16 4 (0.39%) Local Government
16 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.29%) French Language
18 2 (0.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.65%) .NET
2 9 (0.87%) XML
3 6 (0.58%) AngularJS
3 6 (0.58%) REST
3 6 (0.58%) Spring
3 6 (0.58%) Spring Boot
3 6 (0.58%) Spring MVC
4 4 (0.39%) Web Services
5 3 (0.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.19%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.19%) COM
6 2 (0.19%) HTML
7 1 (0.097%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.097%) HTML5
7 1 (0.097%) J2EE
7 1 (0.097%) Middleware
7 1 (0.097%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (2.81%) Virtual Team
3 28 (2.71%) Data Centre
4 24 (2.33%) PMI
5 14 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 10 (0.97%) CCTV
6 10 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 7 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.58%) Driving Licence
8 6 (0.58%) EPoS
8 6 (0.58%) FMCG
8 6 (0.58%) iPad
8 6 (0.58%) Reinsurance
9 5 (0.48%) Smart Meter
9 5 (0.48%) User Experience
10 4 (0.39%) Life Science
10 4 (0.39%) Smartcard
10 4 (0.39%) Tandem
11 3 (0.29%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.00%) Windows
2 12 (1.16%) Windows Server
3 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (0.58%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.19%) Linux
5 2 (0.19%) Unix
6 1 (0.097%) Android
6 1 (0.097%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.097%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (62.21%) Project Management
2 542 (52.52%) PRINCE2
3 425 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 276 (26.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 193 (18.70%) Waterfall
6 127 (12.31%) SDLC
7 125 (12.11%) Change Management
8 96 (9.30%) Scrum
9 87 (8.43%) ITIL
10 84 (8.14%) CRM
11 77 (7.46%) Project Planning
12 73 (7.07%) Programme Management
13 72 (6.98%) Change Control
14 60 (5.81%) E-Commerce
15 59 (5.72%) Risk Management
16 58 (5.62%) Business Analysis
16 58 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (5.43%) Time Management
18 55 (5.33%) Project Governance
19 49 (4.75%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (2.23%) C#
2 16 (1.55%) SQL
3 15 (1.45%) C
4 12 (1.16%) Java
5 11 (1.07%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.39%) PHP
7 2 (0.19%) C++
8 1 (0.097%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.097%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.097%) VB
Qualifications
1 130 (12.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 93 (9.01%) Degree
3 76 (7.36%) PMP
4 69 (6.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 60 (5.81%) PMI Certification
6 31 (3.00%) APMP
7 18 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.45%) Security Cleared
9 12 (1.16%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.39%) ISEB
10 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.29%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.19%) CCNA
12 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.19%) HND
13 1 (0.097%) MCSA
13 1 (0.097%) MCSD
13 1 (0.097%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.20%) PMO
2 23 (2.23%) GDPR
3 13 (1.26%) EMIR
3 13 (1.26%) MiFID
4 11 (1.07%) QA
4 11 (1.07%) SLA
5 9 (0.87%) FATCA
6 6 (0.58%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.097%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.097%) GxP
10 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.097%) PSD2
System Software
1 35 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.29%) ProxySG
2 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) KVM
3 2 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.097%) SCCM
1 1 (0.097%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 113 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 39 (3.78%) SAP
3 24 (2.33%) Oracle
4 23 (2.23%) Cisco
5 17 (1.65%) VMware
6 16 (1.55%) Citrix
7 12 (1.16%) IBM
8 11 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.97%) HP
10 4 (0.39%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.39%) Planview
11 3 (0.29%) Blue Coat
11 3 (0.29%) CyberArk
11 3 (0.29%) FireEye
11 3 (0.29%) hybris
11 3 (0.29%) Niku
12 2 (0.19%) Google
12 2 (0.19%) OpenText
12 2 (0.19%) Sage
12 2 (0.19%) SonicWALL