Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 62 47
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 6124 8573 10993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.64% 4.52% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 4.68% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5053 7348 9385
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.94%

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 161292 183214 200397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131939 155738 166083
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 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 -31 2593 £60,000 - 179
South East -14 1026 £50,000 - 56
North of England -29 846 £47,500 +5.56% 75
Midlands -6 715 £47,500 -5.00% 46
East of England -12 544 £55,000 +4.76% 29
West Midlands -21 451 £50,000 - 36
North West -40 431 £47,500 - 49
Yorkshire -32 385 £50,000 +11.11% 24
South West -11 375 £50,000 +5.26% 24
East Midlands +10 264 £47,500 -5.00% 10
North East +4 30 £42,750 +5.56% 2
South Coast - 1 £85,000 -
Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3733 (60.96%) Project Management
2 2531 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2376 (38.80%) PRINCE2
4 2082 (34.00%) Finance
5 1543 (25.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 939 (15.33%) Scrum
7 810 (13.23%) Retail
8 754 (12.31%) Waterfall
9 610 (9.96%) Microsoft Project
10 575 (9.39%) Degree
11 558 (9.11%) SDLC
12 551 (9.00%) Microsoft
13 500 (8.16%) Change Management
14 493 (8.05%) Banking
15 466 (7.61%) PMI Certification
16 456 (7.45%) CRM
17 454 (7.41%) PMP
18 448 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 447 (7.30%) E-Commerce
20 443 (7.23%) ITIL
21 425 (6.94%) Risk Management
22 358 (5.85%) Project Planning
23 340 (5.55%) Marketing
24 327 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 323 (5.27%) Programme Management
26 319 (5.21%) Business Analysis
27 317 (5.18%) ERP
28 313 (5.11%) JIRA
29 308 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
30 293 (4.78%) Microsoft Office

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
1 149 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 110 (1.80%) CMS
3 106 (1.73%) Confluence
4 48 (0.78%) WordPress
5 21 (0.34%) Drupal
6 19 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 17 (0.28%) MS Project Server
7 17 (0.28%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.21%) Skype for Business
9 12 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (0.18%) SAS
11 10 (0.16%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.13%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.11%) Liferay
15 6 (0.098%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.098%) SugarCRM
16 4 (0.065%) Apache
Applications
1 610 (9.96%) Microsoft Project
2 293 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 202 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 164 (2.68%) MS Visio
5 151 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 32 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.098%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.082%) Niku Workbench
9 4 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.049%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.049%) SPSS
11 2 (0.033%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.016%) Baselight
12 1 (0.016%) HipChat
12 1 (0.016%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.016%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 99 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (0.57%) Magento
4 28 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 27 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 21 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 20 (0.33%) SAP SD
8 19 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 15 (0.24%) thinkFolio
10 14 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
10 14 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
11 10 (0.16%) BASE24
11 10 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (0.16%) SAP R/3
12 9 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
12 9 (0.15%) Relativity
12 9 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
12 9 (0.15%) SAP PM
13 8 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 8 (0.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 154 (2.51%) SaaS
2 113 (1.85%) Office 365
3 74 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
6 18 (0.29%) Basecamp
6 18 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.29%) Trello
7 17 (0.28%) IaaS
8 16 (0.26%) PaaS
9 12 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
10 11 (0.18%) Slack
11 8 (0.13%) GitHub
12 6 (0.098%) Force.com
12 6 (0.098%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.082%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.049%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.049%) Google Drive
14 3 (0.049%) Oracle CX
14 3 (0.049%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 124 (2.02%) WAN
2 98 (1.60%) Internet
3 74 (1.21%) LAN
4 50 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
4 50 (0.82%) Wireless
5 47 (0.77%) Firewall
6 44 (0.72%) Unified Communications
7 42 (0.69%) VoIP
8 37 (0.60%) Intranet
9 26 (0.42%) VLAN
10 22 (0.36%) Skype
11 21 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
12 14 (0.23%) SAN
12 14 (0.23%) VPN
13 13 (0.21%) Extranet
13 13 (0.21%) TCP/IP
14 12 (0.20%) ATM
14 12 (0.20%) Network Security
15 11 (0.18%) Broadband
15 11 (0.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
2 116 (1.89%) Big Data
3 103 (1.68%) SQL Server
4 33 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
5 30 (0.49%) SAP HANA
6 29 (0.47%) SAP BW
7 27 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (0.42%) Relational Database
9 23 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (0.23%) Data Mart
11 14 (0.23%) RDBMS
11 14 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 13 (0.21%) MySQL
12 13 (0.21%) QlikView
12 13 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (0.16%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.16%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 313 (5.11%) JIRA
2 48 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
4 8 (0.13%) Eclipse
4 8 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.098%) CA Flowdock
5 6 (0.098%) Selenium
6 5 (0.082%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.082%) Hudson
6 5 (0.082%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.065%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.065%) VersionOne
7 4 (0.065%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.065%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.049%) eCATT
8 3 (0.049%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.049%) TestRail
9 2 (0.033%) Maven
9 2 (0.033%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2082 (34.00%) Finance
2 810 (13.23%) Retail
3 493 (8.05%) Banking
4 340 (5.55%) Marketing
5 284 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 212 (3.46%) Investment Banking
7 198 (3.23%) Legal
8 190 (3.10%) Manufacturing
9 151 (2.47%) Retail Banking
10 143 (2.34%) Advertising
11 134 (2.19%) Front Office
12 82 (1.34%) Back Office
13 79 (1.29%) Law
14 72 (1.18%) Electronics
15 67 (1.09%) Games
16 61 (1.00%) Automotive
17 57 (0.93%) Billing
18 51 (0.83%) Publishing
19 47 (0.77%) French Language
20 36 (0.59%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (3.09%) .NET
2 115 (1.88%) HTML
3 45 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
4 40 (0.65%) CSS
5 35 (0.57%) HTML5
6 31 (0.51%) Web Services
7 30 (0.49%) .NET Framework
8 28 (0.46%) XML
9 22 (0.36%) ASP.NET
10 20 (0.33%) JSON
11 17 (0.28%) Java EE
11 17 (0.28%) Middleware
12 15 (0.24%) COM
12 15 (0.24%) RESTful
13 13 (0.21%) React
14 11 (0.18%) REST
15 10 (0.16%) jQuery
15 10 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (0.16%) Velocity
16 9 (0.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 308 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 232 (3.79%) PMI
3 195 (3.18%) Data Centre
4 154 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 144 (2.35%) User Experience
6 112 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 107 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 100 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 93 (1.52%) Derivative
10 87 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
11 84 (1.37%) Equities
11 84 (1.37%) Fintech
12 83 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 79 (1.29%) EPoS
14 77 (1.26%) Driving Licence
15 68 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 46 (0.75%) FMCG
16 46 (0.75%) NHS
17 39 (0.64%) Social Media
18 32 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 139 (2.27%) Windows
2 60 (0.98%) Linux
3 37 (0.60%) Android
3 37 (0.60%) Apple iOS
4 36 (0.59%) Unix
5 31 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 23 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 13 (0.21%) Solaris
8 11 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.065%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.065%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.065%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.049%) AIX
12 2 (0.033%) VMS
12 2 (0.033%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.016%) CentOS
13 1 (0.016%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.016%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.016%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3733 (60.96%) Project Management
2 2531 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2376 (38.80%) PRINCE2
4 1543 (25.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 939 (15.33%) Scrum
6 754 (12.31%) Waterfall
7 558 (9.11%) SDLC
8 500 (8.16%) Change Management
9 456 (7.45%) CRM
10 447 (7.30%) E-Commerce
11 443 (7.23%) ITIL
12 425 (6.94%) Risk Management
13 358 (5.85%) Project Planning
14 323 (5.27%) Programme Management
15 319 (5.21%) Business Analysis
16 317 (5.18%) ERP
17 279 (4.56%) Migration
18 275 (4.49%) Change Control
19 251 (4.10%) Software Delivery
20 235 (3.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 195 (3.18%) Java
2 192 (3.14%) SQL
3 115 (1.88%) C#
4 109 (1.78%) JavaScript
5 80 (1.31%) C
6 52 (0.85%) PHP
7 46 (0.75%) Python
8 38 (0.62%) C++
9 18 (0.29%) Ruby
10 16 (0.26%) Perl
11 15 (0.24%) VB
12 11 (0.18%) R
12 11 (0.18%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.16%) Embedded C
13 10 (0.16%) Embedded C++
14 9 (0.15%) VBScript
15 7 (0.11%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.098%) Groovy
16 6 (0.098%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.098%) VBA
Qualifications
1 575 (9.39%) Degree
2 466 (7.61%) PMI Certification
3 454 (7.41%) PMP
4 448 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 327 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 153 (2.50%) APMP
7 127 (2.07%) Security Cleared
8 87 (1.42%) SC Cleared
9 79 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
10 58 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
11 33 (0.54%) ISEB
12 28 (0.46%) APMG
13 27 (0.44%) Master's Degree
14 22 (0.36%) DV Cleared
15 18 (0.29%) CCNA
15 18 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (0.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 14 (0.23%) CISSP
18 13 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
19 11 (0.18%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (4.31%) PMO
2 258 (4.21%) QA
3 68 (1.11%) MiFID
4 38 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (0.60%) SLA
6 36 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 27 (0.44%) GDPR
8 20 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 19 (0.31%) EMIR
10 17 (0.28%) PCI DSS
11 13 (0.21%) Solvency II
12 10 (0.16%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.11%) FATCA
14 6 (0.098%) AIFMD
14 6 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (0.065%) UCITS
16 3 (0.049%) COBIT
17 2 (0.033%) COSHH
17 2 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 2 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.16%) Firmware
4 7 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.098%) vSphere
6 3 (0.049%) XenApp
7 2 (0.033%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.016%) KVM
8 1 (0.016%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.016%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.016%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.016%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (0.18%) SCCM
2 6 (0.098%) Ansible
3 5 (0.082%) Puppet
3 5 (0.082%) Terraform
4 4 (0.065%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.049%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.033%) EnCase
6 2 (0.033%) MOM
6 2 (0.033%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.016%) Nagios
7 1 (0.016%) QRadar
7 1 (0.016%) SCOM
7 1 (0.016%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 551 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 293 (4.78%) SAP
3 164 (2.68%) Oracle
4 115 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
5 74 (1.21%) Cisco
6 62 (1.01%) VMware
7 44 (0.72%) hybris
8 32 (0.52%) Citrix
9 31 (0.51%) Sage
10 30 (0.49%) Tableau
11 27 (0.44%) Adobe
12 25 (0.41%) HP
13 23 (0.38%) Google
14 20 (0.33%) IBM
14 20 (0.33%) Sitecore
15 18 (0.29%) Charles River
15 18 (0.29%) Cognizant
16 16 (0.26%) Computacenter
16 16 (0.26%) Mitel
17 15 (0.24%) JDA
Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Purfleet, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent holidays, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £46,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Purfleet, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30 days' holiday
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 37k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great Additional Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
myBench Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday