Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 74 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 41 55 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.19% 3.38% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 3.46% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 68
Kent median annual salary £41,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,875 £27,250 £33,375
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £66,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 1,262 1,590 2,092
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.13% 97.85% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,074 1,336 1,889
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
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 January 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 January 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
Tunbridge Wells +1 12 £39,500 -39.23%
West Malling - 6 £40,000 - 1
Chatham +6 3 £42,500 +11.84%
Dartford +2 3 £55,000 -24.14%
Maidstone +12 2 £52,500 -8.70% 1
Whitstable - 2 £40,875 -
Rochester +2 1 £67,500 +68.75%
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 26 (63.41%) Project Management
2 23 (56.10%) PRINCE2
3 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) Finance
5 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (19.51%) Change Management
7 8 (19.51%) SaaS
8 7 (17.07%) Scrum
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
10 4 (9.76%) PMO
10 4 (9.76%) QA
10 4 (9.76%) SQL
10 4 (9.76%) PRINCE
10 4 (9.76%) VMware
11 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
11 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.32%) ITIL
11 3 (7.32%) Citrix
11 3 (7.32%) PMP
11 3 (7.32%) SLA
11 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
11 3 (7.32%) Time Management
11 3 (7.32%) Degree
11 3 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (7.32%) Revenue Recognition
11 3 (7.32%) Budget Control
11 3 (7.32%) Agile Project 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Project Management
2 23 (56.10%) PRINCE2
3 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.51%) Change Management
6 7 (17.07%) Scrum
7 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE
9 3 (7.32%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Budget Control
9 3 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) People Management
9 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
9 3 (7.32%) Revenue Recognition
9 3 (7.32%) Time Management
10 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
10 2 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.88%) User Stories
10 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PMP
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PMO
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Mitel