Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Project Manager
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 32 50
Rank change year-on-year -32 +18 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 50 133 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.56% 6.20% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 6.68% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 46 116 76
Essex median annual salary £51,250 £57,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.87% +36.09% -23.18%
10th Percentile £31,750 £36,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £93,750 £74,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1335 1991 2503
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 92.86% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1529 1855
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Colchester +9 12 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Chelmsford -18 10 £34,500 -36.11%
Harlow - 2 £41,250 -
Brentwood +6 1 - -
Billericay - 1 £57,500 -
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 36 (72.00%) Project Management
2 31 (62.00%) PRINCE2
3 16 (32.00%) Finance
4 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.00%) Migration
6 8 (16.00%) SDLC
7 7 (14.00%) Process Improvement
7 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
9 5 (10.00%) JIRA
9 5 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
9 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 5 (10.00%) ITIL
9 5 (10.00%) PMI Certification
9 5 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
10 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (8.00%) SQL
10 4 (8.00%) CRM
10 4 (8.00%) PMP
10 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Budget Control
11 3 (6.00%) Degree
11 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (6.00%) Project Governance

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:

Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Automotive
2 1 (2.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Chip Card
2 2 (4.00%) Contactless
2 2 (4.00%) EMV
2 2 (4.00%) NHS
2 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
2 2 (4.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
1 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Project Management
2 31 (62.00%) PRINCE2
3 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) Migration
5 8 (16.00%) SDLC
6 7 (14.00%) Process Improvement
7 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.00%) ITIL
8 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
9 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) CRM
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.00%) Budget Control
10 3 (6.00%) Change Management
10 3 (6.00%) Dependency Management
10 3 (6.00%) Project Governance
10 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.00%) Personalization
11 2 (4.00%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.00%) PMP
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com