Project Manager Jobs in England

Project Manager
UK > England

The median Project Manager salary in England is £52,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

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

6 months to
16 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 53 102 109
Rank change year-on-year +49 +7 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 3,550 3,184 4,246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.22% 3.31% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 3.61% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,617 2,247 2,947
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £48,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £63,750 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £75,772 £88,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +4.55%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 79,484 88,194 124,195
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 91.69% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59,920 55,480 76,097
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,250 £45,000 £42,676
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,433 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £53,308 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.15% - +9.09%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in England

Project Manager
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in England.

Salary trend for Project Manager in England

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

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 16 April 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +78 834 £47,500 -9.52% 172
London +19 794 £62,425 -10.82% 242
Midlands +77 647 £50,000 -9.09% 127
South East -1 563 £52,750 -8.26% 194
North West +71 436 £47,500 -13.64% 90
South West +63 402 £48,500 -3.00% 108
West Midlands +70 343 £50,000 -9.09% 67
Yorkshire +88 289 £47,500 -5.00% 62
East of England +41 281 £55,000 - 83
East Midlands +63 273 £50,000 -14.53% 59
North East +45 109 £47,500 -7.32% 23
Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2024, Project Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 2,360 (66.48%) Project Management
2 1,269 (35.75%) Social Skills
3 1,170 (32.96%) Agile
4 1,003 (28.25%) Project Delivery
5 910 (25.63%) Finance
6 787 (22.17%) PRINCE2
7 698 (19.66%) Degree
8 562 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 443 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
10 374 (10.54%) Risk Management
11 362 (10.20%) Microsoft
12 347 (9.77%) Waterfall
13 333 (9.38%) Change Management
14 296 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
15 276 (7.77%) Budget Management
16 270 (7.61%) Security Cleared
17 247 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
18 242 (6.82%) Decision-Making
19 231 (6.51%) PMI Certification
20 229 (6.45%) PMO
21 225 (6.34%) PMP
21 225 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
22 221 (6.23%) Retail
22 221 (6.23%) Business Case
23 217 (6.11%) Microsoft Project
24 212 (5.97%) SDLC
25 210 (5.92%) Manufacturing
26 208 (5.86%) Organisational Skills
27 206 (5.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
28 205 (5.77%) Microsoft Office

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.44%) CMS
3 36 (1.01%) Microsoft Exchange
4 33 (0.93%) Confluence
5 12 (0.34%) SAS
6 10 (0.28%) ArcGIS
7 8 (0.23%) Drupal
7 8 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (0.23%) WordPress
8 7 (0.20%) MS Project Server
8 7 (0.20%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.14%) Kentico
10 4 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.085%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.085%) Documentum
11 3 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.056%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.056%) Captiva
12 2 (0.056%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.028%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 225 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 217 (6.11%) Microsoft Project
3 205 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
4 114 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 37 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.87%) AutoCAD
7 26 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (0.56%) Trello
9 6 (0.17%) InDesign
9 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.056%) CATIA
10 2 (0.056%) Gliffy
11 1 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 24 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.54%) Shopify
3 15 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.25%) Primavera
5 8 (0.23%) Magento
5 8 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.085%) BPCS
10 3 (0.085%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.085%) Maximo
10 3 (0.085%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.085%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.085%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.056%) SAP BRIM
Cloud Services
1 146 (4.11%) Azure
2 97 (2.73%) SaaS
3 93 (2.62%) Microsoft 365
4 55 (1.55%) Azure DevOps
5 41 (1.15%) AWS
5 41 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
6 40 (1.13%) Power Platform
7 19 (0.54%) Smartsheet
8 12 (0.34%) Slack
9 10 (0.28%) Basecamp
10 9 (0.25%) PaaS
11 8 (0.23%) Google Sheets
12 7 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 7 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.20%) GCP
12 7 (0.20%) Mavenlink
12 7 (0.20%) Power Automate
13 6 (0.17%) Intacct
13 6 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.17%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 67 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
2 46 (1.30%) LAN
2 46 (1.30%) WAN
3 41 (1.15%) Firewall
4 30 (0.85%) Wireless
5 26 (0.73%) Internet
6 25 (0.70%) DNS
7 24 (0.68%) DHCP
8 23 (0.65%) MPLS
9 21 (0.59%) VLAN
9 21 (0.59%) VPN
10 20 (0.56%) Intranet
10 20 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (0.42%) 5G
12 12 (0.34%) Extranet
13 10 (0.28%) LTE
13 10 (0.28%) Network Security
13 10 (0.28%) TETRA
14 8 (0.23%) VoIP
15 6 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (0.65%) Power BI
2 22 (0.62%) Electronic Patient Records
3 17 (0.48%) Tableau
4 10 (0.28%) Big Data
5 7 (0.20%) SQL Server
6 5 (0.14%) Metadata
7 4 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.085%) GIS
9 2 (0.056%) EDMS
9 2 (0.056%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.056%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.028%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.028%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.028%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.028%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.028%) Impala
10 1 (0.028%) MySQL
10 1 (0.028%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.028%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 159 (4.48%) JIRA
2 5 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.085%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.056%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.056%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.028%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1,269 (35.75%) Social Skills
2 910 (25.63%) Finance
3 296 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
4 221 (6.23%) Retail
5 210 (5.92%) Manufacturing
6 208 (5.86%) Organisational Skills
7 206 (5.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 193 (5.44%) Public Sector
9 170 (4.79%) Marketing
10 159 (4.48%) Presentation Skills
11 133 (3.75%) Legal
12 127 (3.58%) Influencing Skills
13 101 (2.85%) Telecoms
14 90 (2.54%) Law
15 75 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
16 71 (2.00%) Games
17 66 (1.86%) Banking
18 55 (1.55%) Aerospace
19 51 (1.44%) Local Government
20 39 (1.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (1.24%) .NET
2 31 (0.87%) EDI
3 24 (0.68%) RESTful
3 24 (0.68%) SOAP
4 10 (0.28%) CSS
4 10 (0.28%) HTML
5 7 (0.20%) ADO
5 7 (0.20%) Flash
6 6 (0.17%) JSON
7 3 (0.085%) FHIR
7 3 (0.085%) Node.js
7 3 (0.085%) React
8 2 (0.056%) Express.js
8 2 (0.056%) MERN Stack
8 2 (0.056%) REST
8 2 (0.056%) Web Services
9 1 (0.028%) ATL
9 1 (0.028%) Pyjs
9 1 (0.028%) Spring
9 1 (0.028%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 199 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
2 142 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 85 (2.39%) Onboarding
4 79 (2.23%) PMI
5 75 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 74 (2.08%) Renewable Energy
7 67 (1.89%) NHS
8 61 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 57 (1.61%) FMCG
10 43 (1.21%) Virtual Team
11 28 (0.79%) Robotics
12 19 (0.54%) Product Ownership
13 18 (0.51%) Public Cloud
14 16 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
16 14 (0.39%) Social Media
17 13 (0.37%) Life Science
18 12 (0.34%) Credit Risk
18 12 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
19 11 (0.31%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 35 (0.99%) Windows
2 16 (0.45%) Windows Server
3 15 (0.42%) Android
4 12 (0.34%) Apple iOS
4 12 (0.34%) Linux
5 9 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.085%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.028%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,360 (66.48%) Project Management
2 1,170 (32.96%) Agile
3 1,003 (28.25%) Project Delivery
4 787 (22.17%) PRINCE2
5 562 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 443 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
7 374 (10.54%) Risk Management
8 347 (9.77%) Waterfall
9 333 (9.38%) Change Management
10 276 (7.77%) Budget Management
11 247 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 242 (6.82%) Decision-Making
13 221 (6.23%) Business Case
14 212 (5.97%) SDLC
15 198 (5.58%) Scrum
16 196 (5.52%) Project Planning
17 192 (5.41%) Mentoring
18 190 (5.35%) Agile Project Management
19 173 (4.87%) Time Management
20 172 (4.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 32 (0.90%) JavaScript
2 15 (0.42%) SQL
3 13 (0.37%) C#
4 10 (0.28%) Python
5 6 (0.17%) Java
6 4 (0.11%) PHP
7 1 (0.028%) Ada
7 1 (0.028%) C
7 1 (0.028%) C++
7 1 (0.028%) Data Analysis Expressions
7 1 (0.028%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.028%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.028%) Scala
7 1 (0.028%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.028%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 698 (19.66%) Degree
2 270 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 231 (6.51%) PMI Certification
4 225 (6.34%) PMP
5 167 (4.70%) SC Cleared
6 139 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 108 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 75 (2.11%) HNC
9 47 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 42 (1.18%) DBS Check
11 36 (1.01%) HND
12 30 (0.85%) APMP
12 30 (0.85%) Master's Degree
13 18 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
14 16 (0.45%) NVQ Level 3
15 15 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
16 14 (0.39%) RIBA
17 13 (0.37%) CAPM
17 13 (0.37%) MBA
18 10 (0.28%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (6.45%) PMO
2 132 (3.72%) QA
3 46 (1.30%) GDPR
4 36 (1.01%) NEBOSH
5 33 (0.93%) ISO 9001
6 22 (0.62%) Good Clinical Practice
7 18 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.45%) Accessibility
9 14 (0.39%) SLA
10 11 (0.31%) GRC
11 10 (0.28%) GMP
12 8 (0.23%) GxP
13 7 (0.20%) COSHH
14 6 (0.17%) GAMP
14 6 (0.17%) GLP
15 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.14%) Data Quality
16 4 (0.11%) IEC 62304
16 4 (0.11%) ISO 13485
16 4 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 32 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 22 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.028%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (0.54%) WSUS
2 16 (0.45%) SCOM
3 4 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (0.056%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.056%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.028%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.028%) SCCM
Vendors
1 362 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 79 (2.23%) SAP
3 50 (1.41%) Salesforce
4 41 (1.15%) Cisco
5 40 (1.13%) Google
6 34 (0.96%) Oracle
7 32 (0.90%) VMware
8 30 (0.85%) Adobe
9 29 (0.82%) IFS
10 21 (0.59%) Progress
11 19 (0.54%) Ruckus Wireless
12 17 (0.48%) NEC
13 15 (0.42%) CheckPoint
13 15 (0.42%) Workday
14 14 (0.39%) Sage
15 13 (0.37%) BT
16 11 (0.31%) Anaplan
16 11 (0.31%) Northgate
17 10 (0.28%) Autodesk
17 10 (0.28%) Civica