Period
to

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 152 161 100
Rank change year-on-year +9 -61 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1,812 739 1,289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.63% 2.20% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.41% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,240 596 1,053
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,400
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +4.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,313 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 63,363 30,718 37,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.86% 91.56% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33,528 23,946 31,185
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +37 258 £70,000 -0.71% 44
South London -20 35 £52,500 -20.75% 5
East London -25 33 £56,000 -2.61% 11
West London -58 26 £58,250 +8.37% 8
North London -28 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, Project Manager job roles required the following 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 1,177 (64.96%) Project Management
2 870 (48.01%) Agile
3 672 (37.09%) Finance
4 562 (31.02%) Social Skills
5 467 (25.77%) PRINCE2
6 465 (25.66%) Project Delivery
7 456 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 373 (20.58%) Scrum
9 311 (17.16%) Waterfall
10 214 (11.81%) Migration
11 197 (10.87%) JIRA
12 192 (10.60%) Microsoft
13 186 (10.26%) Degree
14 184 (10.15%) Change Management
15 183 (10.10%) Banking
16 181 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
17 156 (8.61%) PMI Certification
18 155 (8.55%) PMO
19 142 (7.84%) Risk Management
20 140 (7.73%) CRM
21 132 (7.28%) Programme Management
22 130 (7.17%) SDLC
23 126 (6.95%) Marketing
24 125 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
24 125 (6.90%) Line Management
25 122 (6.73%) Project Governance
25 122 (6.73%) PMP
25 122 (6.73%) Retail
26 121 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
27 117 (6.46%) Legal

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 68 (3.75%) Confluence
2 42 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 31 (1.71%) CMS
4 12 (0.66%) WordPress
5 3 (0.17%) Drupal
5 3 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.11%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.055%) CICS
7 1 (0.055%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.055%) JBoss
7 1 (0.055%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.055%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.055%) WebSphere
Applications
1 125 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
2 112 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
3 99 (5.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 84 (4.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 51 (2.81%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.39%) Sketch
8 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 30 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.43%) Magento
3 10 (0.55%) Shopify
4 9 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.28%) Toggl
5 5 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.22%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.17%) Unica
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.11%) Raiser's Edge
8 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.11%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.055%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.055%) Relativity
9 1 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.055%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.055%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 104 (5.74%) Azure
2 88 (4.86%) SaaS
3 57 (3.15%) Microsoft 365
4 44 (2.43%) AWS
5 27 (1.49%) Slack
6 25 (1.38%) Trello
7 17 (0.94%) GCP
7 17 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 13 (0.72%) Figma
8 13 (0.72%) Power Platform
9 11 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 9 (0.50%) Snowflake
10 9 (0.50%) Veeva
11 8 (0.44%) Asana
11 8 (0.44%) Miro
12 5 (0.28%) ClickUp
12 5 (0.28%) Smartsheet
13 4 (0.22%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.32%) LAN
2 21 (1.16%) WAN
3 12 (0.66%) RTP
4 10 (0.55%) 5G
4 10 (0.55%) BGP
4 10 (0.55%) MPLS
4 10 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (0.50%) 4G
5 9 (0.50%) WLAN
6 8 (0.44%) SD-WAN
7 7 (0.39%) Network Security
8 6 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (0.22%) Firewall
9 4 (0.22%) Internet
9 4 (0.22%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.22%) Wireless
10 3 (0.17%) Broadband
10 3 (0.17%) Intranet
10 3 (0.17%) VPN
11 2 (0.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (0.83%) Tableau
3 13 (0.72%) Power BI
4 9 (0.50%) SQL Server
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.33%) Big Data
6 6 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
6 6 (0.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.22%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.22%) GIS
7 4 (0.22%) MySQL
8 3 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.17%) QlikView
9 2 (0.11%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.11%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.11%) QGIS
9 2 (0.11%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.055%) DB2
10 1 (0.055%) Ingres
10 1 (0.055%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 197 (10.87%) JIRA
2 15 (0.83%) GitLab
3 6 (0.33%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.22%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.055%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.055%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.055%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 672 (37.09%) Finance
2 562 (31.02%) Social Skills
3 183 (10.10%) Banking
4 126 (6.95%) Marketing
5 122 (6.73%) Retail
6 121 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
7 117 (6.46%) Legal
8 115 (6.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 102 (5.63%) Presentation Skills
10 87 (4.80%) Organisational Skills
11 64 (3.53%) Games
12 63 (3.48%) Public Sector
13 58 (3.20%) Influencing Skills
14 57 (3.15%) Advertising
15 53 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
15 53 (2.92%) Telecoms
16 48 (2.65%) Law
17 46 (2.54%) Back Office
18 25 (1.38%) Investment Banking
19 23 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.38%) HTML
2 21 (1.16%) CSS
3 17 (0.94%) React
4 13 (0.72%) EDI
5 12 (0.66%) .NET
6 7 (0.39%) Velocity
6 7 (0.39%) Web Services
7 6 (0.33%) HTML5
8 5 (0.28%) Middleware
9 4 (0.22%) web3js
9 4 (0.22%) XML
10 3 (0.17%) Node.js
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.11%) Ember.js
11 2 (0.11%) jQuery
11 2 (0.11%) JSON
11 2 (0.11%) OpenID
11 2 (0.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.055%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.055%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 82 (4.53%) Data Centre
2 68 (3.75%) User Experience
3 66 (3.64%) PMI
4 55 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 49 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 36 (1.99%) NHS
8 33 (1.82%) Life Science
9 30 (1.66%) SWIFT
10 26 (1.43%) Blockchain
10 26 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 23 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (1.10%) Sports Betting
14 16 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
15 15 (0.83%) BBC
15 15 (0.83%) Fixed Income
15 15 (0.83%) Legacy Systems
16 14 (0.77%) Biotechnology
16 14 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (0.55%) Windows
2 8 (0.44%) Android
2 8 (0.44%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.28%) Unix
4 4 (0.22%) Linux
4 4 (0.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.055%) Solaris
6 1 (0.055%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.055%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,177 (64.96%) Project Management
2 870 (48.01%) Agile
3 467 (25.77%) PRINCE2
4 465 (25.66%) Project Delivery
5 456 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 373 (20.58%) Scrum
7 311 (17.16%) Waterfall
8 214 (11.81%) Migration
9 184 (10.15%) Change Management
10 181 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
11 142 (7.84%) Risk Management
12 140 (7.73%) CRM
13 132 (7.28%) Programme Management
14 130 (7.17%) SDLC
15 125 (6.90%) Line Management
16 122 (6.73%) Project Governance
17 114 (6.29%) Business Case
17 114 (6.29%) Mentoring
18 106 (5.85%) Analytics
19 104 (5.74%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (1.82%) SQL
2 29 (1.60%) Python
3 21 (1.16%) C
4 18 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 16 (0.88%) C#
6 12 (0.66%) Java
7 1 (0.055%) VB
Qualifications
1 186 (10.26%) Degree
2 156 (8.61%) PMI Certification
3 122 (6.73%) PMP
4 76 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 52 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 46 (2.54%) Security Cleared
7 32 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 24 (1.32%) APMP
9 22 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
11 17 (0.94%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.44%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.39%) MAPM
14 5 (0.28%) CAPM
14 5 (0.28%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.17%) APMG
17 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
17 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
17 2 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (8.55%) PMO
2 107 (5.91%) QA
3 40 (2.21%) GDPR
4 29 (1.60%) ISO 20022
5 28 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.94%) SEPA
7 16 (0.88%) NIST
8 12 (0.66%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.44%) SLA
10 4 (0.22%) COBIT
10 4 (0.22%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.22%) GRC
10 4 (0.22%) GxP
10 4 (0.22%) WCAG
11 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.11%) Accessibility
13 1 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.055%) IFRS
13 1 (0.055%) ITGC
System Software
1 12 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.055%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.055%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.11%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.055%) WSUS
Vendors
1 192 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 63 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
3 35 (1.93%) Atlassian
4 29 (1.60%) Cisco
5 28 (1.55%) Oracle
6 25 (1.38%) SAP
7 20 (1.10%) Apple
8 15 (0.83%) Citrix
8 15 (0.83%) VMware
9 13 (0.72%) Sun
10 12 (0.66%) NetApp
11 11 (0.61%) NEC
11 11 (0.61%) Workday
12 10 (0.55%) Adobe
12 10 (0.55%) Google
13 9 (0.50%) IBM
13 9 (0.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 7 (0.39%) Snow
15 6 (0.33%) MuleSoft
15 6 (0.33%) Northgate