Period
to 16 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Senior Project Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

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

Senior Project Manager
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 517 614 568
Rank change year-on-year +97 -46 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 584 115 501
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.21% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 399 90 387
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £50,319
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £58,750 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.64% -9.62% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -

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 99,455 52,870 111,499
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.09% 95.03% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69,470 43,970 90,937
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,085
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.60% +4.17%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in England

Senior Project Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Project Manager in England

Senior Project Manager
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior Project Manager in England

Senior 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 Senior Project Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2022. 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 -20 270 £75,000 +15.38% 9
South East -33 110 £65,000 -7.14% 13
North of England -76 65 £58,125 +12.86% 2
Midlands -39 63 £52,500 +10.53% 4
West Midlands -40 43 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East of England -54 42 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North West -59 35 £50,000 +8.11% 2
South West -36 31 £57,500 - 3
Yorkshire -58 28 £65,000 +23.81%
East Midlands -37 20 £55,000 +29.41% 1
North East -26 2 £53,750 -
Senior Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 406 (69.52%) Project Management
2 284 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (47.60%) Finance
4 231 (39.55%) Project Delivery
5 177 (30.31%) PRINCE2
6 174 (29.79%) Social Skills
7 164 (28.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 153 (26.20%) Change Management
9 136 (23.29%) Line Management
10 119 (20.38%) Risk Management
11 115 (19.69%) Project Governance
12 107 (18.32%) Waterfall
13 102 (17.47%) Mentoring
14 99 (16.95%) Migration
15 97 (16.61%) Programme Management
16 89 (15.24%) Scrum
17 86 (14.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 81 (13.87%) Contingency Planning
19 78 (13.36%) Cybersecurity
20 68 (11.64%) Microsoft Project
21 65 (11.13%) Target Operating Model
21 65 (11.13%) Business Change Management
22 64 (10.96%) Information Capture
22 64 (10.96%) Value Proposition
22 64 (10.96%) Workshop Facilitation
22 64 (10.96%) Cost Control
23 60 (10.27%) Retail
23 60 (10.27%) Microsoft
24 54 (9.25%) SDLC
25 51 (8.73%) Degree

Senior 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 22 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.03%) Confluence
3 5 (0.86%) Documentum
4 2 (0.34%) CMS
4 2 (0.34%) Moodle
Applications
1 68 (11.64%) Microsoft Project
2 28 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (1.71%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (1.37%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (1.37%) Oracle Utilities
2 8 (1.37%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (1.03%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.51%) Shopify
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.34%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.34%) Toggl
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.68%) Azure
2 27 (4.62%) SaaS
3 21 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
4 20 (3.42%) AWS
5 12 (2.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 12 (2.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 8 (1.37%) Veeva
7 7 (1.20%) Smartsheet
8 6 (1.03%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (0.68%) Mavenlink
10 3 (0.51%) GCP
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) Google Sheets
11 1 (0.17%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.17%) IaaS
11 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.05%) Extranet
2 11 (1.88%) Internet
3 10 (1.71%) SD-WAN
4 9 (1.54%) WAN
5 5 (0.86%) LAN
5 5 (0.86%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.51%) Firewall
6 3 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.51%) Network Security
7 2 (0.34%) PBX
7 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.17%) Broadband
8 1 (0.17%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.57%) Data Lake
2 8 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.34%) Big Data
5 1 (0.17%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 278 (47.60%) Finance
2 174 (29.79%) Social Skills
3 60 (10.27%) Retail
4 43 (7.36%) Marketing
5 31 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (4.45%) Presentation Skills
7 25 (4.28%) Banking
8 23 (3.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 23 (3.94%) Organisational Skills
9 21 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (3.25%) Influencing Skills
10 19 (3.25%) Law
10 19 (3.25%) Public Sector
11 17 (2.91%) Telecoms
12 16 (2.74%) Documentation Skills
13 13 (2.23%) Local Government
14 12 (2.05%) Automotive
14 12 (2.05%) Legal
15 11 (1.88%) Manufacturing
16 9 (1.54%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.34%) Middleware
1 2 (0.34%) Web Services
2 1 (0.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.71%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.60%) PMI
3 20 (3.42%) Life Science
4 15 (2.57%) Housing Association
5 13 (2.23%) Driving Licence
6 12 (2.05%) Social Media
6 12 (2.05%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.71%) Acoustics
7 10 (1.71%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.86%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.68%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.68%) Marketing Technology
12 3 (0.51%) Biotechnology
12 3 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.51%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.37%) Windows
2 5 (0.86%) Linux
3 3 (0.51%) Unix
4 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (69.52%) Project Management
2 284 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (39.55%) Project Delivery
4 177 (30.31%) PRINCE2
5 164 (28.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 153 (26.20%) Change Management
7 136 (23.29%) Line Management
8 119 (20.38%) Risk Management
9 115 (19.69%) Project Governance
10 107 (18.32%) Waterfall
11 102 (17.47%) Mentoring
12 99 (16.95%) Migration
13 97 (16.61%) Programme Management
14 89 (15.24%) Scrum
15 86 (14.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 81 (13.87%) Contingency Planning
17 78 (13.36%) Cybersecurity
18 65 (11.13%) Business Change Management
18 65 (11.13%) Target Operating Model
19 64 (10.96%) Information Capture
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.08%) C
2 8 (1.37%) SQL
3 5 (0.86%) Smalltalk
4 2 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (8.73%) Degree
2 50 (8.56%) PMI Certification
3 41 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 37 (6.34%) PMP
5 32 (5.48%) Security Cleared
6 23 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (3.08%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.88%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (1.03%) APMP
11 5 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.17%) CISSP
13 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.71%) PMO
2 20 (3.42%) QA
3 12 (2.05%) GxP
4 9 (1.54%) Good Clinical Practice
5 6 (1.03%) GDPR
6 5 (0.86%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.34%) SEPA
8 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.17%) P3O
8 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 60 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.99%) Salesforce.com
3 22 (3.77%) Oracle
3 22 (3.77%) SAP
4 10 (1.71%) Adobe
4 10 (1.71%) Facebook
5 7 (1.20%) Infor
6 6 (1.03%) ServiceNow
7 5 (0.86%) FactSet
7 5 (0.86%) OpenText
8 4 (0.68%) LexisNexis
9 3 (0.51%) Workday
10 2 (0.34%) Ariba
10 2 (0.34%) Google
10 2 (0.34%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.34%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.34%) Temenos
11 1 (0.17%) Epicor
11 1 (0.17%) JDA
11 1 (0.17%) VMware