Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 95 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 -31 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2,146 2,412 3,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.43% 3.43% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 3.61% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,772 1,972 2,686
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £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 59,700 66,874 67,877
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.12% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48,835 54,289 58,124
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -17 407 £62,500 - 58
West London +30 107 £62,000 +10.22% 15
South London +10 77 £55,000 - 3
East London +26 20 £55,000 +18.92% 13
North London +11 16 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 1,357 (63.23%) Project Management
2 964 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
3 861 (40.12%) Finance
4 643 (29.96%) PRINCE2
5 516 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 318 (14.82%) Waterfall
7 314 (14.63%) Scrum
8 271 (12.63%) Banking
9 259 (12.07%) Degree
10 240 (11.18%) Change Management
11 214 (9.97%) Microsoft Project
12 211 (9.83%) Microsoft
13 210 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
14 201 (9.37%) PMO
14 201 (9.37%) CRM
15 190 (8.85%) PMI Certification
16 184 (8.57%) PMP
17 173 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
17 173 (8.06%) SDLC
18 163 (7.60%) Business Analysis
19 158 (7.36%) ERP
20 152 (7.08%) Risk Management
21 148 (6.90%) Retail
22 133 (6.20%) Migration
23 127 (5.92%) JIRA
24 125 (5.82%) Marketing
24 125 (5.82%) QA
25 123 (5.73%) Project Planning
26 115 (5.36%) E-Commerce
27 112 (5.22%) Microsoft Office

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 64 (2.98%) Confluence
2 53 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.30%) CMS
4 18 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 14 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (0.47%) Umbraco
7 8 (0.37%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.37%) WordPress
8 7 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.33%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.093%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.093%) Appian
10 2 (0.093%) Drupal
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.093%) TPMS
11 1 (0.047%) Apache
11 1 (0.047%) Jupyter
Applications
1 214 (9.97%) Microsoft Project
2 112 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
3 98 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 70 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 59 (2.75%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 9 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.047%) Maya
8 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 61 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.65%) NetSuite
3 14 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
5 12 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.47%) Relativity
6 10 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 10 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 10 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.37%) Magento
8 8 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.23%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.19%) Lawson
10 4 (0.19%) Loan IQ
10 4 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (3.68%) Office 365
2 65 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.84%) SaaS
4 46 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.79%) Apigee
7 12 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (0.47%) PaaS
9 6 (0.28%) Basecamp
9 6 (0.28%) Slack
10 5 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.23%) Trello
11 4 (0.19%) G Suite
11 4 (0.19%) Heroku
11 4 (0.19%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.14%) Asana
12 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.14%) IaaS
13 2 (0.093%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.58%) WAN
2 33 (1.54%) LAN
3 24 (1.12%) Internet
4 15 (0.70%) Unified Communications
5 14 (0.65%) Firewall
6 10 (0.47%) SAN
6 10 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.42%) Extranet
7 9 (0.42%) VoIP
8 8 (0.37%) Skype
8 8 (0.37%) Structured Cabling
8 8 (0.37%) VPN
9 6 (0.28%) DNS
9 6 (0.28%) Intranet
10 5 (0.23%) NAS
10 5 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.14%) DHCP
11 3 (0.14%) PBX
11 3 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (1.35%) Big Data
3 18 (0.84%) Blockchain
4 11 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 10 (0.47%) EDRMS
6 9 (0.42%) SAP HANA
6 9 (0.42%) SQL Server
7 8 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (0.33%) SAP BW
9 6 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.28%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.23%) MySQL
11 3 (0.14%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.093%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.093%) MS Access
12 2 (0.093%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.093%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.047%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.047%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 127 (5.92%) JIRA
2 11 (0.51%) Hudson
3 6 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (0.14%) Mercurial
4 3 (0.14%) VersionOne
5 2 (0.093%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.093%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.093%) Trac
5 2 (0.093%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.047%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.047%) Bitbucket
General
1 861 (40.12%) Finance
2 271 (12.63%) Banking
3 148 (6.90%) Retail
4 125 (5.82%) Marketing
5 76 (3.54%) Advertising
6 61 (2.84%) Legal
7 48 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.00%) Financial Institution
9 42 (1.96%) Law
10 39 (1.82%) Front Office
11 34 (1.58%) French Language
12 30 (1.40%) German Language
13 28 (1.30%) Back Office
13 28 (1.30%) Manufacturing
14 27 (1.26%) Retail Banking
15 26 (1.21%) Investment Banking
16 25 (1.16%) Spanish Language
17 20 (0.93%) Games
18 19 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
19 17 (0.79%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (2.61%) .NET
2 25 (1.16%) HTML
3 14 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 14 (0.65%) JSON
4 13 (0.61%) .NET Framework
4 13 (0.61%) CSS
5 11 (0.51%) Velocity
6 8 (0.37%) J2EE
7 6 (0.28%) CGI
7 6 (0.28%) Middleware
8 5 (0.23%) HTML5
8 5 (0.23%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (0.23%) Web Services
9 4 (0.19%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.19%) Java EE
9 4 (0.19%) JDBC
9 4 (0.19%) JPA
9 4 (0.19%) REST
9 4 (0.19%) RESTful
9 4 (0.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 173 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.24%) Fintech
3 89 (4.15%) Data Centre
4 82 (3.82%) PMI
5 76 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
6 61 (2.84%) User Experience
7 43 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 41 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 41 (1.91%) Virtual Team
9 31 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 25 (1.16%) Social Media
11 24 (1.12%) Reinsurance
12 17 (0.79%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.65%) Fixed Income
13 14 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (0.56%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.51%) FMCG
16 10 (0.47%) Market Risk
17 9 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (1.63%) Windows
2 12 (0.56%) Windows Server
3 10 (0.47%) Linux
4 9 (0.42%) Windows 10
5 7 (0.33%) Unix
6 6 (0.28%) Android
6 6 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.047%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,357 (63.23%) Project Management
2 964 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
3 643 (29.96%) PRINCE2
4 516 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 318 (14.82%) Waterfall
6 314 (14.63%) Scrum
7 240 (11.18%) Change Management
8 210 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
9 201 (9.37%) CRM
10 173 (8.06%) SDLC
11 163 (7.60%) Business Analysis
12 158 (7.36%) ERP
13 152 (7.08%) Risk Management
14 133 (6.20%) Migration
15 123 (5.73%) Project Planning
16 115 (5.36%) E-Commerce
17 108 (5.03%) Matrix Management
18 102 (4.75%) Programme Management
19 93 (4.33%) Analytics
20 88 (4.10%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 56 (2.61%) Java
2 47 (2.19%) C
2 47 (2.19%) SQL
3 22 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 17 (0.79%) C#
5 9 (0.42%) PHP
6 8 (0.37%) Python
7 5 (0.23%) C++
8 3 (0.14%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.14%) Ruby
8 3 (0.14%) Scala
8 3 (0.14%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.093%) Groovy
9 2 (0.093%) Perl
9 2 (0.093%) R
9 2 (0.093%) VBA
10 1 (0.047%) Go
10 1 (0.047%) Lingo
10 1 (0.047%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.047%) X++
Qualifications
1 259 (12.07%) Degree
2 190 (8.85%) PMI Certification
3 184 (8.57%) PMP
4 111 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 47 (2.19%) APMP
6 45 (2.10%) Security Cleared
7 34 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 30 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 14 (0.65%) MBA
10 10 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.42%) MAPM
11 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.23%) APMG
12 5 (0.23%) CCNA
12 5 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.23%) IIBA
13 3 (0.14%) ACCA
13 3 (0.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (9.37%) PMO
2 125 (5.82%) QA
3 39 (1.82%) GDPR
4 13 (0.61%) Solvency II
5 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.47%) SEPA
7 9 (0.42%) SLA
8 6 (0.28%) GAMP
8 6 (0.28%) GxP
9 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.23%) MiFID
10 4 (0.19%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.14%) FINREP
11 3 (0.14%) PSD2
11 3 (0.14%) TARGET2
12 1 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.047%) EMIR
12 1 (0.047%) IFRS
12 1 (0.047%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 27 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.23%) vSphere
5 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.093%) Docker
7 1 (0.047%) Firmware
7 1 (0.047%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.047%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.14%) Puppet
2 3 (0.14%) Terraform
3 2 (0.093%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.093%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.093%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.093%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 211 (9.83%) Microsoft
2 111 (5.17%) SAP
3 77 (3.59%) Oracle
4 58 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (1.63%) VMware
6 23 (1.07%) Google
7 22 (1.03%) Cisco
8 21 (0.98%) Adobe
9 18 (0.84%) Cognizant
10 17 (0.79%) hybris
11 16 (0.75%) Citrix
11 16 (0.75%) JD Edwards
12 13 (0.61%) IBM
12 13 (0.61%) Sage
13 11 (0.51%) Ariba
13 11 (0.51%) Sitecore
14 9 (0.42%) Epicor
14 9 (0.42%) Qualys
15 7 (0.33%) Progress
15 7 (0.33%) WorldPay