Period
to 9 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

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
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 96 82
Rank change year-on-year -39 -14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 681 1,855 2,595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.53% 3.26% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 3.42% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 580 1,632 2,235
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.63% +2.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 25,224 54,213 66,481
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 95.29% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20,602 44,514 53,979
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £33,362
90th Percentile £102,375 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in London

Project Manager
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in London.

Salary trend for Project Manager in London

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in London over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

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 9 August 2020. 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 +2 170 £65,000 - 6
West London -9 33 £52,500 -8.70%
South London +1 23 £55,000 - 3
East London +8 11 £67,500 +22.73%
North London -2 4 £54,272 -1.32% 3
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, 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.

1 407 (59.77%) Project Management
2 351 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (31.72%) Finance
4 181 (26.58%) PRINCE2
5 180 (26.43%) Project Delivery
6 157 (23.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 90 (13.22%) Scrum
8 85 (12.48%) Microsoft
9 82 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
10 65 (9.54%) Waterfall
11 58 (8.52%) PMI Certification
12 55 (8.08%) Retail
13 54 (7.93%) Banking
14 51 (7.49%) PMP
14 51 (7.49%) Degree
15 50 (7.34%) Microsoft Project
16 49 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
17 47 (6.90%) Change Management
18 46 (6.75%) JIRA
19 45 (6.61%) E-Commerce
19 45 (6.61%) SDLC
20 41 (6.02%) Marketing
20 41 (6.02%) Project Governance
21 39 (5.73%) Analytics
21 39 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
22 38 (5.58%) CRM
22 38 (5.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 36 (5.29%) Programme Management
24 34 (4.99%) Microsoft Office
25 32 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel

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 31 (4.55%) CMS
2 19 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.35%) Confluence
4 9 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.03%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.44%) Drupal
7 3 (0.44%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.44%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (7.34%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (4.99%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (2.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.32%) Magento
3 8 (1.17%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.88%) Shopify
5 4 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.59%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.44%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.15%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.15%) Relativity
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.15%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.26%) SaaS
2 27 (3.96%) Azure
3 20 (2.94%) Office 365
4 11 (1.62%) AWS
5 8 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.73%) Smartsheet
7 4 (0.59%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle CX
8 3 (0.44%) Responsys
8 3 (0.44%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.29%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.29%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.29%) Slack
9 2 (0.29%) Trello
10 1 (0.15%) Apple Pay
10 1 (0.15%) GCP
10 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.15%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.15%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.64%) WAN
2 13 (1.91%) LAN
3 12 (1.76%) Skype
4 8 (1.17%) Firewall
4 8 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.88%) Broadband
6 3 (0.44%) DHCP
6 3 (0.44%) DNS
6 3 (0.44%) Internet
7 2 (0.29%) 5G
7 2 (0.29%) Intranet
7 2 (0.29%) LTE
7 2 (0.29%) MPLS
7 2 (0.29%) SAN
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.15%) FTP
8 1 (0.15%) MVNO
8 1 (0.15%) Network Security
8 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.17%) Data Lake
3 5 (0.73%) Big Data
3 5 (0.73%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.44%) Blockchain
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.29%) Power BI
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.15%) GIS
6 1 (0.15%) Looker
6 1 (0.15%) MySQL
6 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (6.75%) JIRA
2 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
2 5 (0.73%) VersionOne
3 2 (0.29%) Selenium
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.15%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
4 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 216 (31.72%) Finance
2 55 (8.08%) Retail
3 54 (7.93%) Banking
4 41 (6.02%) Marketing
5 32 (4.70%) Law
6 23 (3.38%) Legal
7 20 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 19 (2.79%) Front Office
9 18 (2.64%) Games
10 16 (2.35%) Telecoms
11 15 (2.20%) Local Government
12 13 (1.91%) Advertising
13 12 (1.76%) Public Sector
14 10 (1.47%) Police
15 8 (1.17%) Billing
15 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (1.03%) Back Office
16 7 (1.03%) Japanese Language
17 5 (0.73%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.79%) HTML
2 10 (1.47%) CSS
3 8 (1.17%) .NET
4 6 (0.88%) Middleware
5 5 (0.73%) HTML5
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (0.59%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.44%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.44%) React
7 3 (0.44%) Velocity
8 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.15%) CakePHP
9 1 (0.15%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (0.15%) CSS3
9 1 (0.15%) Ionic Framework
9 1 (0.15%) jQuery
9 1 (0.15%) Node.js
9 1 (0.15%) Phalcon
9 1 (0.15%) Redux
9 1 (0.15%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 23 (3.38%) PMI
4 22 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.91%) User Experience
7 12 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.62%) STB
8 11 (1.62%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.47%) Video on Demand
10 8 (1.17%) Derivative
10 8 (1.17%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.03%) Media Streaming
11 7 (1.03%) Over-the-Top Content
12 6 (0.88%) SWIFT
13 5 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.73%) Marketing Technology
14 4 (0.59%) FMCG
14 4 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.62%) Windows
2 7 (1.03%) Linux
3 4 (0.59%) Android
3 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (59.77%) Project Management
2 351 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (26.58%) PRINCE2
4 180 (26.43%) Project Delivery
5 157 (23.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 90 (13.22%) Scrum
7 82 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
8 65 (9.54%) Waterfall
9 47 (6.90%) Change Management
10 45 (6.61%) E-Commerce
10 45 (6.61%) SDLC
11 41 (6.02%) Project Governance
12 39 (5.73%) Analytics
12 39 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (5.58%) CRM
14 36 (5.29%) Programme Management
15 32 (4.70%) Migration
16 29 (4.26%) Business Analysis
17 28 (4.11%) Agile Project Management
17 28 (4.11%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.50%) SQL
2 8 (1.17%) C#
2 8 (1.17%) Java
3 5 (0.73%) C
4 4 (0.59%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.44%) Python
6 1 (0.15%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.15%) PHP
6 1 (0.15%) R
6 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (8.52%) PMI Certification
2 51 (7.49%) Degree
2 51 (7.49%) PMP
3 38 (5.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 30 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 25 (3.67%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.76%) APMP
7 11 (1.62%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.88%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.59%) MBA
10 4 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.44%) BICSI RCDD
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.15%) CISA
13 1 (0.15%) CISM
13 1 (0.15%) CISSP
13 1 (0.15%) HND
13 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.26%) QA
2 28 (4.11%) PMO
3 14 (2.06%) GDPR
4 6 (0.88%) SEPA
4 6 (0.88%) SLA
4 6 (0.88%) TARGET2
5 5 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.59%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.44%) EMIR
7 3 (0.44%) PSD2
8 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.29%) MiFID
9 1 (0.15%) IFRS
9 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 85 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (3.82%) Oracle
4 23 (3.38%) SAP
5 16 (2.35%) Capita
6 9 (1.32%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.17%) Cisco
7 8 (1.17%) VMware
8 7 (1.03%) Informatica
9 6 (0.88%) Charles River
9 6 (0.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 5 (0.73%) hybris
11 4 (0.59%) Adobe
11 4 (0.59%) ATG
11 4 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (0.44%) Demandware
12 3 (0.44%) Elastic Path
12 3 (0.44%) Google
12 3 (0.44%) Murex
12 3 (0.44%) TOWER Software