Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 94 74
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 45 22 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.89% 1.54% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 1.57% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 78
Kent median annual salary £57,500 £50,250 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.43% +6.35% -14.09%
10th Percentile £45,000 £39,981 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1,107 1,402 2,075
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 98.04% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1,192 1,810
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
West Malling - 8 £56,250 -
Maidstone +8 5 £50,000 -2.44% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £55,000 - 1
Stansted - 5 - - 1
Canterbury +12 1 £55,000 +29.25%
Dartford -1 1 £85,000 +21.43% 1
Tonbridge -7 1 - -
Rochester - 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 Kent region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 30 (66.67%) Project Management
2 19 (42.22%) Finance
3 17 (37.78%) Change Management
3 17 (37.78%) VMware
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
4 16 (35.56%) Budget Control
5 15 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 15 (33.33%) ITIL
5 15 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 15 (33.33%) SLA
5 15 (33.33%) Citrix
6 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (26.67%) PMO
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
8 6 (13.33%) Office 365
9 5 (11.11%) Change Control
9 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.89%) Advertising
10 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
10 4 (8.89%) Practice Management
10 4 (8.89%) Security Management
10 4 (8.89%) Service Management
10 4 (8.89%) PMI
10 4 (8.89%) PMP
10 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (8.89%) SAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DHCP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
1 2 (4.44%) VLAN
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
1 2 (4.44%) WAN
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Advertising
4 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.44%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) PMI
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Project Management
2 17 (37.78%) Change Management
3 16 (35.56%) Budget Control
4 15 (33.33%) ITIL
4 15 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 15 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.11%) Change Control
7 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.89%) Contract Management
8 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
8 4 (8.89%) ERP
8 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.89%) Practice Management
8 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Security Management
8 4 (8.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.89%) PMP
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) ACCA
4 2 (4.44%) CIMA
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) SLA
2 12 (26.67%) PMO
3 1 (2.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) VMware
2 15 (33.33%) Citrix
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) Epicor
5 2 (4.44%) Infor
5 2 (4.44%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.44%) Meraki
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Sage
6 1 (2.22%) Sitecore