Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 122 100
Rank change year-on-year -27 -22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1,067 776 1,861
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.37% 2.71% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.88% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 841 626 1,600
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
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 40,359 26,915 54,468
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.63% 93.92% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28,069 22,250 45,257
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,797 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 +12 211 £72,500 +11.54% 39
West London -17 43 £50,000 -2.44% 3
South London -3 21 £55,000 - 7
East London -5 6 £59,000 -12.59% 8
North London +13 1 £55,000 +1.34%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 689 (64.57%) Project Management
2 595 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
3 382 (35.80%) Social Skills
4 359 (33.65%) Finance
5 317 (29.71%) Project Delivery
6 291 (27.27%) PRINCE2
7 230 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 181 (16.96%) Scrum
9 150 (14.06%) Microsoft
10 140 (13.12%) Waterfall
11 115 (10.78%) JIRA
12 101 (9.47%) E-Commerce
12 101 (9.47%) Change Management
13 99 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
14 91 (8.53%) SDLC
15 88 (8.25%) Azure
16 86 (8.06%) Microsoft Project
17 82 (7.69%) Retail
18 81 (7.59%) ERP
18 81 (7.59%) PMP
19 79 (7.40%) PMI Certification
19 79 (7.40%) Project Planning
20 78 (7.31%) DevOps
21 77 (7.22%) Degree
22 76 (7.12%) SaaS
23 75 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
24 73 (6.84%) Banking
24 73 (6.84%) Migration
25 70 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
26 69 (6.47%) Programme Management

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 51 (4.78%) Confluence
2 45 (4.22%) CMS
3 24 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.31%) WordPress
5 12 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.66%) Drupal
8 5 (0.47%) Documentum
9 4 (0.37%) Appian
10 1 (0.094%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.094%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.094%) SAS
Applications
1 86 (8.06%) Microsoft Project
2 75 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 33 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.37%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.094%) Mingle
8 1 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 34 (3.19%) Oracle ERP
2 28 (2.62%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (2.06%) Shopify
4 14 (1.31%) Magento
4 14 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.75%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.37%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.19%) Maximo
11 1 (0.094%) Northgate Housing
11 1 (0.094%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.094%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.094%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.094%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.094%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 88 (8.25%) Azure
2 76 (7.12%) SaaS
3 30 (2.81%) Microsoft 365
4 28 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
5 21 (1.97%) AWS
6 16 (1.50%) Power Platform
7 13 (1.22%) Smartsheet
8 11 (1.03%) Power Automate
8 11 (1.03%) PowerApps
8 11 (1.03%) Veeva
9 10 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.56%) Asana
10 6 (0.56%) PaaS
11 5 (0.47%) Azure Stack
11 5 (0.47%) GCP
12 4 (0.37%) IaaS
13 3 (0.28%) Google Workspace
13 3 (0.28%) Trello
14 2 (0.19%) Basecamp
14 2 (0.19%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.22%) WAN
2 11 (1.03%) Broadband
2 11 (1.03%) Intranet
3 10 (0.94%) Internet
4 9 (0.84%) Extranet
5 7 (0.66%) Firewall
5 7 (0.66%) LAN
5 7 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.66%) Wireless
6 6 (0.56%) DNS
6 6 (0.56%) VLAN
7 5 (0.47%) 5G
7 5 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.28%) NAS
8 3 (0.28%) SAN
8 3 (0.28%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (0.28%) WebEx
9 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.19%) VPN
9 2 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.41%) Power BI
2 8 (0.75%) GIS
2 8 (0.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.66%) Big Data
4 6 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.56%) MySQL
5 5 (0.47%) Blockchain
6 4 (0.37%) Couchbase
6 4 (0.37%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.28%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.094%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.094%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.094%) Ingres
9 1 (0.094%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.094%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.094%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.094%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 115 (10.78%) JIRA
2 5 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.094%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.094%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.094%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.094%) Selenium
General
1 382 (35.80%) Social Skills
2 359 (33.65%) Finance
3 82 (7.69%) Retail
4 73 (6.84%) Banking
5 70 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (5.81%) Marketing
7 51 (4.78%) Presentation Skills
8 45 (4.22%) Influencing Skills
8 45 (4.22%) Legal
8 45 (4.22%) Organisational Skills
9 42 (3.94%) Law
10 39 (3.66%) Public Sector
11 36 (3.37%) Telecoms
12 34 (3.19%) Advertising
13 30 (2.81%) Documentation Skills
14 21 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (1.78%) Front Office
15 19 (1.78%) Investment Banking
16 17 (1.59%) Back Office
17 16 (1.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.87%) .NET
2 12 (1.12%) HTML
3 10 (0.94%) React
4 7 (0.66%) CSS
5 6 (0.56%) Web Services
6 4 (0.37%) HTML5
6 4 (0.37%) OpenID
6 4 (0.37%) Velocity
7 3 (0.28%) Google Maps API
7 3 (0.28%) J2EE
7 3 (0.28%) XML
8 2 (0.19%) EDI
8 2 (0.19%) JSON
8 2 (0.19%) Kafka
8 2 (0.19%) Swagger
9 1 (0.094%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.094%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.094%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.094%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.094%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (3.94%) User Experience
2 30 (2.81%) Management Information System
3 29 (2.72%) PMI
4 23 (2.16%) iPad
4 23 (2.16%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 20 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.31%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.22%) Life Science
9 13 (1.22%) Social Media
10 12 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.03%) Derivative
11 11 (1.03%) Housing Association
12 9 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.84%) Animation
13 8 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.75%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.66%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (0.94%) Android
1 10 (0.94%) Apple iOS
2 8 (0.75%) Unix
3 5 (0.47%) Windows
3 5 (0.47%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (0.19%) AIX
5 2 (0.19%) Linux
6 1 (0.094%) CentOS
6 1 (0.094%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (64.57%) Project Management
2 595 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (29.71%) Project Delivery
4 291 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 230 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 181 (16.96%) Scrum
7 140 (13.12%) Waterfall
8 101 (9.47%) Change Management
8 101 (9.47%) E-Commerce
9 99 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
10 91 (8.53%) SDLC
11 81 (7.59%) ERP
12 79 (7.40%) Project Planning
13 78 (7.31%) DevOps
14 73 (6.84%) Migration
15 69 (6.47%) Programme Management
16 67 (6.28%) Business Case
17 66 (6.19%) Business Analysis
18 59 (5.53%) CRM
19 58 (5.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (2.91%) SQL
2 27 (2.53%) Java
3 11 (1.03%) Python
4 10 (0.94%) C
4 10 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.094%) C++
6 1 (0.094%) PHP
6 1 (0.094%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (7.59%) PMP
2 79 (7.40%) PMI Certification
3 77 (7.22%) Degree
4 65 (6.09%) Security Cleared
5 47 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (2.72%) Oracle Certification
7 28 (2.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 26 (2.44%) SC Cleared
9 18 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 16 (1.50%) APMP
11 10 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.47%) HNC
13 5 (0.47%) HND
14 4 (0.37%) CAPM
14 4 (0.37%) CCNA
14 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.37%) CISSP
14 4 (0.37%) ISEB
15 3 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.44%) PMO
2 52 (4.87%) QA
3 12 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.12%) SLA
4 7 (0.66%) GDPR
5 6 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.56%) NIST
5 6 (0.56%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.37%) Accessibility
6 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.28%) GRC
7 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.28%) WCAG
8 2 (0.19%) PSD2
9 1 (0.094%) COBIT
9 1 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.094%) GMP
9 1 (0.094%) GxP
9 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.37%) Docker
4 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (0.84%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.094%) AssetCenter
3 1 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.094%) WSUS
Vendors
1 150 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 50 (4.69%) Oracle
3 27 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (2.16%) SAP
5 16 (1.50%) Cisco
6 15 (1.41%) Google
7 14 (1.31%) Elastic Path
8 12 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.94%) SolarWinds
9 10 (0.94%) VMware
10 9 (0.84%) Fortinet
11 8 (0.75%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.75%) Wrike
12 7 (0.66%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.66%) hybris
12 7 (0.66%) iManage
12 7 (0.66%) Instagram
12 7 (0.66%) JD Edwards
13 6 (0.56%) Intapp
14 5 (0.47%) UiPath