Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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

Project Manager
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 93 62
Rank change year-on-year +10 -31 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2,539 2,546 3,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.69% 3.41% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 3.59% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,098 2,010 3,244
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,629 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 65,740 70,879 75,473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 94.80% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53,523 55,467 65,588
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in London

Project Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in London

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in London over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in London

Project Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the London region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Central London +5 537 £65,000 +4.00% 61
West London +42 153 £60,000 +9.09% 23
South London +11 65 £57,500 +15.00% 3
North London +2 21 £50,000 -18.70% 4
East London -4 14 £52,272 +4.54% 7
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 London region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 1,588 (62.54%) Project Management
2 1,083 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
3 978 (38.52%) Finance
4 772 (30.41%) PRINCE2
5 697 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 364 (14.34%) Scrum
7 305 (12.01%) Microsoft
8 289 (11.38%) Banking
9 280 (11.03%) Waterfall
10 264 (10.40%) Degree
11 245 (9.65%) Change Management
12 241 (9.49%) Microsoft Project
13 238 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
14 237 (9.33%) PMI Certification
15 221 (8.70%) CRM
15 221 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
16 206 (8.11%) PMP
17 195 (7.68%) Retail
17 195 (7.68%) Business Analysis
18 193 (7.60%) PMO
19 189 (7.44%) SDLC
20 172 (6.77%) Risk Management
21 165 (6.50%) E-Commerce
22 157 (6.18%) JIRA
23 148 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 146 (5.75%) Project Planning
25 141 (5.55%) ERP
26 139 (5.47%) Data Centre
27 137 (5.40%) Migration
28 136 (5.36%) ITIL

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 70 (2.76%) Confluence
1 70 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.09%) CMS
3 16 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (0.55%) Drupal
4 14 (0.55%) WordPress
5 13 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.39%) OpenStack
7 9 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (0.35%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.28%) Apache
8 7 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.24%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.079%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.079%) Liferay
13 1 (0.039%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.039%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.039%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 241 (9.49%) Microsoft Project
2 130 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 123 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
4 90 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 86 (3.39%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.20%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.039%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.039%) Maya
8 1 (0.039%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.039%) Revit
8 1 (0.039%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 59 (2.32%) Dynamics AX
1 59 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
3 14 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 13 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
6 10 (0.39%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
8 7 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 7 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.24%) Magento
10 4 (0.16%) CA PPM
10 4 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.16%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
11 3 (0.12%) Relativity
11 3 (0.12%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 131 (5.16%) Office 365
2 102 (4.02%) SaaS
3 67 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
6 33 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.47%) PaaS
8 10 (0.39%) IaaS
9 8 (0.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 7 (0.28%) Oracle CX
11 6 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.20%) G Suite
12 5 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.16%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.16%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.12%) Heroku
14 3 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 2 (0.079%) Asana
15 2 (0.079%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 2 (0.079%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.01%) WAN
2 42 (1.65%) LAN
3 30 (1.18%) Internet
4 16 (0.63%) Firewall
5 15 (0.59%) Unified Communications
6 14 (0.55%) Intranet
7 11 (0.43%) Skype
8 9 (0.35%) Extranet
8 9 (0.35%) SAN
9 8 (0.32%) Structured Cabling
9 8 (0.32%) VoIP
10 7 (0.28%) Wireless
11 6 (0.24%) MPLS
11 6 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.20%) ADSL
12 5 (0.20%) SMS
12 5 (0.20%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.16%) DNS
13 4 (0.16%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (1.89%) Big Data
2 41 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (1.34%) Blockchain
4 27 (1.06%) SQL Server
5 12 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.24%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.16%) Power BI
8 4 (0.16%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.12%) MS Access
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.12%) QlikView
10 2 (0.079%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.079%) MySQL
10 2 (0.079%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 157 (6.18%) JIRA
2 10 (0.39%) VersionOne
3 9 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.16%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.12%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.079%) Trac
8 2 (0.079%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.039%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.039%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.039%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.039%) Xcode
General
1 978 (38.52%) Finance
2 289 (11.38%) Banking
3 195 (7.68%) Retail
4 125 (4.92%) Marketing
5 112 (4.41%) Legal
6 74 (2.91%) Advertising
7 73 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 61 (2.40%) Law
9 53 (2.09%) Investment Banking
10 51 (2.01%) Games
11 50 (1.97%) Front Office
12 48 (1.89%) Back Office
13 46 (1.81%) Financial Institution
14 37 (1.46%) Manufacturing
15 34 (1.34%) Publishing
16 31 (1.22%) French Language
17 29 (1.14%) Retail Banking
18 23 (0.91%) Billing
19 21 (0.83%) German Language
20 19 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.09%) .NET
2 32 (1.26%) HTML
3 31 (1.22%) Mason
4 15 (0.59%) CSS
5 13 (0.51%) Velocity
5 13 (0.51%) Web Services
6 9 (0.35%) HTML5
6 9 (0.35%) React
6 9 (0.35%) XML
7 7 (0.28%) COM
7 7 (0.28%) J2EE
8 6 (0.24%) AngularJS
8 6 (0.24%) REST
8 6 (0.24%) RESTful
9 5 (0.20%) Middleware
9 5 (0.20%) Spring
9 5 (0.20%) Spring Boot
10 4 (0.16%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.16%) CSS3
10 4 (0.16%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 238 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (5.47%) Data Centre
3 128 (5.04%) Fintech
4 100 (3.94%) PMI
5 61 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
6 59 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 58 (2.28%) User Experience
8 48 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 45 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 44 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 43 (1.69%) Hedge funds
12 42 (1.65%) Mobile App
13 39 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 37 (1.46%) Fixed Income
15 25 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
16 20 (0.79%) FMCG
17 15 (0.59%) iPad
18 14 (0.55%) Digital Media
18 14 (0.55%) Social Network
19 13 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 69 (2.72%) Windows
2 39 (1.54%) Windows 10
3 11 (0.43%) Android
3 11 (0.43%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.32%) Linux
4 8 (0.32%) Unix
4 8 (0.32%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.12%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.079%) AIX
6 2 (0.079%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.039%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,588 (62.54%) Project Management
2 1,083 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
3 772 (30.41%) PRINCE2
4 697 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 364 (14.34%) Scrum
6 280 (11.03%) Waterfall
7 245 (9.65%) Change Management
8 221 (8.70%) CRM
8 221 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
9 195 (7.68%) Business Analysis
10 189 (7.44%) SDLC
11 172 (6.77%) Risk Management
12 165 (6.50%) E-Commerce
13 146 (5.75%) Project Planning
14 141 (5.55%) ERP
15 137 (5.40%) Migration
16 136 (5.36%) ITIL
17 101 (3.98%) Coaching
18 99 (3.90%) Analytics
19 96 (3.78%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 74 (2.91%) SQL
2 57 (2.24%) Java
3 43 (1.69%) C
4 30 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 22 (0.87%) C#
6 11 (0.43%) PHP
7 8 (0.32%) Python
8 7 (0.28%) C++
8 7 (0.28%) Groovy
9 5 (0.20%) VBA
10 4 (0.16%) X++
11 3 (0.12%) R
11 3 (0.12%) XPath
12 2 (0.079%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.079%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.079%) Ruby
12 2 (0.079%) Scala
12 2 (0.079%) VB
13 1 (0.039%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.039%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 264 (10.40%) Degree
2 237 (9.33%) PMI Certification
3 206 (8.11%) PMP
4 148 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 100 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 42 (1.65%) Security Cleared
7 28 (1.10%) APMP
8 24 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 21 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (0.59%) MAPM
11 10 (0.39%) ISEB
12 9 (0.35%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.28%) APMG
13 7 (0.28%) CAPM
13 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.20%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (7.60%) PMO
2 133 (5.24%) QA
3 41 (1.61%) GDPR
4 17 (0.67%) MiFID
5 11 (0.43%) EMIR
6 10 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.35%) PMBOK
7 9 (0.35%) SEPA
7 9 (0.35%) SLA
7 9 (0.35%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.24%) GAMP
9 6 (0.24%) GxP
10 5 (0.20%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.20%) FINREP
10 5 (0.20%) TARGET2
11 2 (0.079%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.079%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 20 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.079%) Docker
5 2 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.079%) Xen
5 2 (0.079%) XenApp
6 1 (0.039%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.039%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.28%) Puppet
2 4 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.039%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.039%) Automic
4 1 (0.039%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.039%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.039%) SCCM
Vendors
1 305 (12.01%) Microsoft
2 103 (4.06%) SAP
3 97 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
4 96 (3.78%) Oracle
5 32 (1.26%) Capita
6 30 (1.18%) Google
6 30 (1.18%) VMware
7 26 (1.02%) Cisco
7 26 (1.02%) Citrix
8 21 (0.83%) hybris
8 21 (0.83%) ServiceNow
9 18 (0.71%) JD Edwards
9 18 (0.71%) Workday
10 16 (0.63%) IBM
11 15 (0.59%) Sage
12 14 (0.55%) WorldPay
13 13 (0.51%) Atlassian
14 12 (0.47%) Epicor
14 12 (0.47%) Infor
15 11 (0.43%) Cognizant