The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Project Manager
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 35 35
Rank change year-on-year -16 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 41 59 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.21% 5.85% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 6.15% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 38 54 57
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £66,000
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 933 960 1218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.79% 95.24% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 785 781 973
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Essex

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Essex

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Essex

Project Manager
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Colchester +4 16 £52,500 -12.50%
Chelmsford -24 1 - -
Loughton - 1 - -
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Essex region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 40 (64.52%) Project Management
2 39 (62.90%) PRINCE2
3 19 (30.65%) Finance
4 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.35%) PMP
6 12 (19.35%) PMI Certification
7 11 (17.74%) Degree
8 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.90%) JIRA
9 8 (12.90%) SDLC
9 8 (12.90%) JIRA Agile
10 7 (11.29%) Software Delivery
10 7 (11.29%) Process Improvement
10 7 (11.29%) SQL
11 6 (9.68%) ERP
11 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
12 5 (8.06%) Banking
12 5 (8.06%) CRM
12 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (8.06%) Migration
12 5 (8.06%) Change Management
13 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
13 4 (6.45%) ITIL
13 4 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
13 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (6.45%) Data Centre

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.61%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) JIRA
1 8 (12.90%) JIRA Agile
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (6.45%) Reinsurance
2 3 (4.84%) Chip Card
2 3 (4.84%) Contactless
2 3 (4.84%) EMV
2 3 (4.84%) PMI
2 3 (4.84%) Smartcard
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Fintech
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
1 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Project Management
2 39 (62.90%) PRINCE2
3 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.90%) SDLC
6 7 (11.29%) Process Improvement
6 7 (11.29%) Software Delivery
7 6 (9.68%) ERP
8 5 (8.06%) Change Management
8 5 (8.06%) CRM
8 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
8 5 (8.06%) Migration
9 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) ITIL
9 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.84%) Document Management
10 3 (4.84%) Personalization
10 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.23%) Budget Control
11 2 (3.23%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) PMI Certification
1 12 (19.35%) PMP
2 11 (17.74%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) PMO
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) GDPR
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com