The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Project Manager
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 71 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 10 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.30% 3.07% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 3.13% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 32
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% -14.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,500 £69,750
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 Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 753 1088 919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.17% 98.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 634 945 828
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Kent

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Kent

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Kent over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Kent

Project Manager
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Dartford 0 2 £70,000 +64.70%
Chatham -7 2 £45,500 +2.24%
Maidstone - 2 £45,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 - -
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Kent region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 36 (69.23%) Project Management
2 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 14 (26.92%) Degree
3 14 (26.92%) Line Management
4 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
7 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.46%) SDLC
8 7 (13.46%) Project Planning
9 6 (11.54%) FMCG
9 6 (11.54%) Business Transformation
9 6 (11.54%) IT Strategy
9 6 (11.54%) Logistics
9 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
10 4 (7.69%) PMI
10 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
10 4 (7.69%) QA
11 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.77%) ITIL
11 3 (5.77%) Workflow
12 2 (3.85%) Scrum
12 2 (3.85%) SLA
12 2 (3.85%) Change Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Asana
1 1 (1.92%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) OLTP
2 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) FMCG
3 4 (7.69%) PMI
4 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Project Management
2 14 (26.92%) Line Management
3 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
3 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
4 7 (13.46%) Project Planning
4 7 (13.46%) SDLC
5 6 (11.54%) Business Transformation
5 6 (11.54%) IT Strategy
5 6 (11.54%) Logistics
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL
6 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.77%) Workflow
7 2 (3.85%) Budget Control
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.85%) Kanban
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) PMO
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe
2 1 (1.92%) Citrix
2 1 (1.92%) Google
2 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.92%) SAP
2 1 (1.92%) VMware
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