The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Project Manager
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 61 45
Rank change year-on-year -12 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 3086 4440 5577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.83% 4.57% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 4.74% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 3649 4556
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77613 93636 100158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.39% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 65018 79446 82470
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in England

Project Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in England

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in England over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in England

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 Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
London -18 1260 £60,000 - 188
South East -6 520 £50,000 - 88
East of England -1 280 £52,500 - 33
North West -30 228 £46,250 +2.77% 47
Yorkshire -14 217 £52,500 +23.52% 33
West Midlands -22 207 £50,000 - 40
South West +11 197 £50,000 +5.26% 38
East Midlands +19 142 £45,000 -10.00% 14
North East +4 17 £42,500 +34.92% 9
Midlands -1 1 £29,700 -40.60% 1
Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 England region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 3704 (60.95%) Project Management
2 2484 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2377 (39.11%) PRINCE2
4 1996 (32.85%) Finance
5 1592 (26.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 905 (14.89%) Scrum
7 709 (11.67%) Waterfall
8 706 (11.62%) Retail
9 671 (11.04%) Degree
10 618 (10.17%) SDLC
11 598 (9.84%) Microsoft
12 520 (8.56%) Change Management
13 519 (8.54%) Microsoft Project
14 502 (8.26%) PMI Certification
15 482 (7.93%) PMP
16 477 (7.85%) CRM
17 456 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 426 (7.01%) Banking
19 422 (6.94%) ITIL
20 421 (6.93%) E-Commerce
21 411 (6.76%) Project Planning
22 406 (6.68%) Risk Management
23 338 (5.56%) Business Analysis
24 326 (5.36%) Telecoms
25 318 (5.23%) Marketing
26 310 (5.10%) ERP
27 308 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
28 301 (4.95%) PMO
29 282 (4.64%) Programme Management
30 278 (4.57%) Change Control

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
1 121 (1.99%) Confluence
2 120 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 113 (1.86%) CMS
4 33 (0.54%) WordPress
5 21 (0.35%) MS Project Server
6 16 (0.26%) Drupal
7 15 (0.25%) Apache
8 13 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (0.20%) Skype for Business
9 12 (0.20%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.18%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.15%) Liferay
13 8 (0.13%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.099%) IIS
15 5 (0.082%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.066%) NetWeaver
16 4 (0.066%) SAS
16 4 (0.066%) SugarCRM
17 3 (0.049%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 519 (8.54%) Microsoft Project
2 234 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 203 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 159 (2.62%) MS Visio
5 152 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.033%) SPSS
10 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.016%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.016%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.016%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.016%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 103 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 31 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 31 (0.51%) SAP R/3
5 26 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 23 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 20 (0.33%) Magento
8 18 (0.30%) Bloomberg AIM
9 17 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
10 16 (0.26%) SAP FI
11 14 (0.23%) thinkFolio
12 13 (0.21%) BASE24
12 13 (0.21%) Sage X3
12 13 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 13 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
13 12 (0.20%) SAP SD
14 9 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
14 9 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
14 9 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 146 (2.40%) SaaS
2 88 (1.45%) Office 365
3 65 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.33%) IaaS
7 18 (0.30%) PaaS
8 11 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.16%) Basecamp
9 10 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.099%) Force.com
10 6 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.066%) Google Drive
11 4 (0.066%) Trello
12 3 (0.049%) Asana
12 3 (0.049%) Yammer
13 2 (0.033%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.033%) Slack
14 1 (0.016%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.016%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 93 (1.53%) Internet
2 77 (1.27%) WAN
3 56 (0.92%) LAN
4 46 (0.76%) Wireless
5 40 (0.66%) Unified Communications
6 33 (0.54%) Firewall
7 24 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
8 23 (0.38%) Intranet
9 22 (0.36%) VoIP
10 17 (0.28%) TCP/IP
11 16 (0.26%) ATM
11 16 (0.26%) SAN
11 16 (0.26%) Structured Cabling
12 15 (0.25%) Skype
13 14 (0.23%) VPN
14 13 (0.21%) MPLS
14 13 (0.21%) WebEx
15 11 (0.18%) DAB
16 9 (0.15%) Extranet
16 9 (0.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
2 125 (2.06%) Big Data
3 85 (1.40%) SQL Server
4 26 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (0.41%) SAP BW
6 23 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
7 20 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (0.30%) MySQL
8 18 (0.30%) Relational Database
8 18 (0.30%) SAP HANA
9 17 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (0.25%) Data Mart
11 14 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 14 (0.23%) MS Access
12 13 (0.21%) QlikView
12 13 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
13 11 (0.18%) Data Mining
13 11 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 274 (4.51%) JIRA
2 37 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (0.12%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.082%) CA Flowdock
5 5 (0.082%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.082%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.082%) ProC
6 4 (0.066%) Microsoft Blend
6 4 (0.066%) VersionOne
7 3 (0.049%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.033%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.033%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.033%) ProtoShare
8 2 (0.033%) Selenium
9 1 (0.016%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.016%) Codeception
9 1 (0.016%) Phabricator
9 1 (0.016%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.016%) Vagrant
General
1 1996 (32.85%) Finance
2 706 (11.62%) Retail
3 426 (7.01%) Banking
4 326 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 318 (5.23%) Marketing
6 229 (3.77%) Manufacturing
7 198 (3.26%) Legal
8 137 (2.25%) Advertising
9 92 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 82 (1.35%) Law
11 81 (1.33%) Back Office
12 69 (1.14%) Front Office
13 66 (1.09%) Publishing
14 52 (0.86%) Automotive
14 52 (0.86%) Billing
14 52 (0.86%) Electronics
14 52 (0.86%) Games
15 50 (0.82%) French Language
16 40 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 40 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (2.68%) .NET
2 120 (1.97%) HTML
3 46 (0.76%) CSS
4 37 (0.61%) HTML5
5 32 (0.53%) XML
6 28 (0.46%) Web Services
7 27 (0.44%) ASP.NET
8 17 (0.28%) jQuery
9 16 (0.26%) Middleware
10 15 (0.25%) SAML
11 14 (0.23%) Velocity
12 12 (0.20%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.20%) Java EE
13 11 (0.18%) AngularJS
13 11 (0.18%) CGI
13 11 (0.18%) JSON
13 11 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (0.16%) LAMP
15 9 (0.15%) Mason
15 9 (0.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 308 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 263 (4.33%) PMI
3 223 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 149 (2.45%) Computer Science
4 149 (2.45%) User Experience
5 139 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 118 (1.94%) Fintech
7 106 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
8 92 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 88 (1.45%) Virtual Team
10 82 (1.35%) EPoS
11 69 (1.14%) Driving Licence
12 61 (1.00%) FMCG
13 58 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 55 (0.91%) Derivative
15 49 (0.81%) NHS
16 32 (0.53%) Equities
17 31 (0.51%) iPad
17 31 (0.51%) Reinsurance
18 25 (0.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 124 (2.04%) Windows
2 42 (0.69%) Apple iOS
3 40 (0.66%) Android
4 39 (0.64%) Linux
5 36 (0.59%) Unix
6 24 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.099%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.082%) Solaris
11 5 (0.082%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.082%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.066%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.033%) VMS
14 2 (0.033%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.016%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.016%) OS/400
15 1 (0.016%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3704 (60.95%) Project Management
2 2484 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2377 (39.11%) PRINCE2
4 1592 (26.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 905 (14.89%) Scrum
6 709 (11.67%) Waterfall
7 618 (10.17%) SDLC
8 520 (8.56%) Change Management
9 477 (7.85%) CRM
10 422 (6.94%) ITIL
11 421 (6.93%) E-Commerce
12 411 (6.76%) Project Planning
13 406 (6.68%) Risk Management
14 338 (5.56%) Business Analysis
15 310 (5.10%) ERP
16 282 (4.64%) Programme Management
17 278 (4.57%) Change Control
18 274 (4.51%) Migration
19 268 (4.41%) PRINCE
20 230 (3.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 220 (3.62%) SQL
2 156 (2.57%) Java
3 100 (1.65%) C#
4 88 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 65 (1.07%) C
6 38 (0.63%) PHP
7 24 (0.39%) C++
8 22 (0.36%) Perl
9 15 (0.25%) Python
10 13 (0.21%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.15%) Scala
12 8 (0.13%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.12%) VB
14 6 (0.099%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.099%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.099%) VBA
15 5 (0.082%) R
15 5 (0.082%) XAML
16 3 (0.049%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.049%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 671 (11.04%) Degree
2 502 (8.26%) PMI Certification
3 482 (7.93%) PMP
4 456 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 273 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 158 (2.60%) APMP
7 126 (2.07%) Security Cleared
8 83 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 51 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
10 31 (0.51%) ISEB
11 17 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 16 (0.26%) APMG
12 16 (0.26%) CCNA
12 16 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.16%) CISSP
13 10 (0.16%) HNC
14 9 (0.15%) CCNP
14 9 (0.15%) CISA
14 9 (0.15%) MBA
15 7 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (4.95%) PMO
2 266 (4.38%) QA
3 82 (1.35%) MiFID
4 35 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 33 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.33%) SLA
7 18 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.30%) PMBOK
8 15 (0.25%) EMIR
9 14 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 9 (0.15%) FATCA
11 8 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.12%) GDPR
13 5 (0.082%) COBIT
14 3 (0.049%) GxP
14 3 (0.049%) ISO19770
15 2 (0.033%) COSHH
16 1 (0.016%) NEBOSH
16 1 (0.016%) SEPA
System Software
1 33 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.16%) Firmware
4 9 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.082%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.066%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.066%) XenApp
7 2 (0.033%) KVM
7 2 (0.033%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.033%) vSphere
7 2 (0.033%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.016%) oVirt
8 1 (0.016%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (0.15%) SCCM
2 4 (0.066%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.049%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.049%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.049%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.033%) Ansible
4 2 (0.033%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.033%) EnCase
4 2 (0.033%) MOM
4 2 (0.033%) Puppet
5 1 (0.016%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.016%) Nagios
5 1 (0.016%) QRadar
5 1 (0.016%) SCOM
5 1 (0.016%) Terraform
5 1 (0.016%) WMI
Vendors
1 598 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 270 (4.44%) SAP
3 181 (2.98%) Oracle
4 95 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 64 (1.05%) Cisco
6 46 (0.76%) VMware
7 39 (0.64%) Sage
8 38 (0.63%) hybris
9 25 (0.41%) Adobe
9 25 (0.41%) Atlassian
10 23 (0.38%) JD Edwards
10 23 (0.38%) Mitel
11 22 (0.36%) Computacenter
12 21 (0.35%) Google
12 21 (0.35%) IBM
13 20 (0.33%) Charles River
13 20 (0.33%) HP
13 20 (0.33%) Tableau
14 19 (0.31%) Hyperion
15 18 (0.30%) Epicor
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networkers
Salary: £53000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package!
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
CMS Advertising
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
TD Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50.00 per annum + Car Allowance + 10% bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Perks
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £78000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eames Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago