Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 64 53
Rank change year-on-year -29 -11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2,400 3,110 4,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.41% 4.39% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 4.58% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,962 2,696 3,618
London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,000 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 66,746 67,949 81,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.92% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54,095 58,176 69,564
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 January 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 January 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 -15 512 £62,500 -3.85% 69
West London -49 104 £57,500 -4.17% 31
South London -28 55 £55,000 - 9
East London -1 16 £46,250 -15.91% 13
North London +16 13 £50,000 -25.93% 9
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 1,483 (61.79%) Project Management
2 1,069 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
3 914 (38.08%) Finance
4 786 (32.75%) PRINCE2
5 591 (24.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 359 (14.96%) Scrum
7 303 (12.63%) Banking
8 259 (10.79%) Waterfall
9 256 (10.67%) CRM
10 254 (10.58%) Microsoft
11 249 (10.38%) Retail
12 227 (9.46%) Degree
13 208 (8.67%) SDLC
14 193 (8.04%) PMI Certification
15 190 (7.92%) Change Management
16 173 (7.21%) Business Analysis
17 166 (6.92%) Microsoft Project
18 160 (6.67%) PMP
19 157 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 156 (6.50%) Risk Management
21 153 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
22 150 (6.25%) Marketing
23 146 (6.08%) JIRA
24 145 (6.04%) ERP
25 137 (5.71%) PMI
26 134 (5.58%) Programme Management
27 131 (5.46%) Project Planning
27 131 (5.46%) Microsoft Office
28 126 (5.25%) Asset Management
29 125 (5.21%) QA

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 59 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 55 (2.29%) CMS
3 31 (1.29%) Confluence
4 20 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (0.63%) OpenStack
6 12 (0.50%) Umbraco
7 9 (0.38%) WordPress
8 8 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.25%) Drupal
9 6 (0.25%) Liferay
9 6 (0.25%) nginx
9 6 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.25%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.21%) SAS
10 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.13%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 166 (6.92%) Microsoft Project
2 131 (5.46%) Microsoft Office
3 71 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 64 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 53 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.042%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 71 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
4 19 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (0.75%) NetSuite
6 17 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 17 (0.71%) SAP Business One
7 13 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (0.42%) Relativity
9 8 (0.33%) Magento
10 6 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
10 6 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
10 6 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.21%) BPCS
11 5 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
12 4 (0.17%) Workfront
13 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
13 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 88 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (3.29%) SaaS
4 75 (3.13%) Office 365
5 30 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
6 24 (1.00%) Trello
7 12 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.50%) FinancialForce
8 9 (0.38%) Basecamp
8 9 (0.38%) Dropbox
9 7 (0.29%) Slack
10 6 (0.25%) Oracle CX
10 6 (0.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 6 (0.25%) Taleo
11 5 (0.21%) GitHub
11 5 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.21%) IaaS
12 4 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.17%) PaaS
12 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.96%) WAN
2 37 (1.54%) LAN
3 27 (1.13%) Internet
4 20 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (0.63%) VoIP
6 13 (0.54%) Firewall
7 9 (0.38%) MPLS
7 9 (0.38%) Skype
8 8 (0.33%) Intranet
8 8 (0.33%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.29%) VPN
9 7 (0.29%) Wireless
10 6 (0.25%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (0.21%) SAN
11 5 (0.21%) WLAN
12 4 (0.17%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (0.17%) Network Security
13 2 (0.083%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.083%) VLAN
14 1 (0.042%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (1.58%) Blockchain
3 37 (1.54%) Big Data
4 18 (0.75%) SQL Server
5 14 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 12 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 11 (0.46%) MySQL
9 10 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.42%) SAP HANA
10 9 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.33%) BigQuery
12 7 (0.29%) Data Mart
12 7 (0.29%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.21%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.21%) EDRMS
14 3 (0.13%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 2016
15 2 (0.083%) Base SAS
15 2 (0.083%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 146 (6.08%) JIRA
2 6 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
2 6 (0.25%) Maven
3 4 (0.17%) VersionOne
4 2 (0.083%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.083%) eCATT
4 2 (0.083%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.083%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.083%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.083%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.083%) Selenium
4 2 (0.083%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.042%) Codeception
5 1 (0.042%) GitLab
5 1 (0.042%) Moq
5 1 (0.042%) RStudio
5 1 (0.042%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.042%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.042%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.042%) TestRail
General
1 914 (38.08%) Finance
2 303 (12.63%) Banking
3 249 (10.38%) Retail
4 150 (6.25%) Marketing
5 124 (5.17%) Legal
6 123 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 123 (5.13%) Retail Banking
7 101 (4.21%) Law
8 85 (3.54%) Advertising
9 76 (3.17%) Back Office
10 60 (2.50%) Telecoms
11 57 (2.38%) Front Office
12 55 (2.29%) Games
13 32 (1.33%) Manufacturing
14 28 (1.17%) French Language
15 24 (1.00%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
16 16 (0.67%) Electronics
16 16 (0.67%) Publishing
17 15 (0.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (2.71%) .NET
2 49 (2.04%) Mason
3 32 (1.33%) HTML
4 16 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (0.58%) HTML5
6 13 (0.54%) CSS
6 13 (0.54%) Web Services
7 12 (0.50%) XML
8 11 (0.46%) AngularJS
9 8 (0.33%) Java EE
9 8 (0.33%) Node.js
10 7 (0.29%) Middleware
10 7 (0.29%) Spring
11 6 (0.25%) REST
11 6 (0.25%) Spring Boot
11 6 (0.25%) Spring MVC
12 5 (0.21%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.21%) J2EE
12 5 (0.21%) RESTful
12 5 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 153 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (5.71%) PMI
3 92 (3.83%) User Experience
4 80 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 75 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 64 (2.67%) Fintech
7 60 (2.50%) Virtual Team
8 57 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 55 (2.29%) Derivative
10 52 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 50 (2.08%) Equities
12 42 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (1.25%) Computer Science
14 26 (1.08%) Fixed Income
15 24 (1.00%) CCTV
15 24 (1.00%) Credit Risk
16 23 (0.96%) EPoS
16 23 (0.96%) Hedge funds
17 20 (0.83%) Social Media
18 19 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 79 (3.29%) Windows
2 39 (1.63%) Windows 10
3 24 (1.00%) Android
3 24 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 11 (0.46%) Linux
4 11 (0.46%) Unix
5 5 (0.21%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.083%) VMS
9 1 (0.042%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,483 (61.79%) Project Management
2 1,069 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
3 786 (32.75%) PRINCE2
4 591 (24.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 359 (14.96%) Scrum
6 259 (10.79%) Waterfall
7 256 (10.67%) CRM
8 208 (8.67%) SDLC
9 190 (7.92%) Change Management
10 173 (7.21%) Business Analysis
11 156 (6.50%) Risk Management
12 145 (6.04%) ERP
13 134 (5.58%) Programme Management
14 131 (5.46%) Project Planning
15 126 (5.25%) Asset Management
16 121 (5.04%) E-Commerce
17 110 (4.58%) ITIL
18 107 (4.46%) Wealth Management
19 101 (4.21%) Migration
20 98 (4.08%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 75 (3.13%) Java
2 41 (1.71%) JavaScript
3 40 (1.67%) SQL
4 38 (1.58%) C
5 29 (1.21%) C#
6 18 (0.75%) PHP
7 14 (0.58%) Python
8 5 (0.21%) Groovy
9 4 (0.17%) Ruby
10 3 (0.13%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.13%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.13%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.083%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.083%) VBScript
12 1 (0.042%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.042%) Clojure
12 1 (0.042%) Go
12 1 (0.042%) R
12 1 (0.042%) Scala
12 1 (0.042%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 227 (9.46%) Degree
2 193 (8.04%) PMI Certification
3 160 (6.67%) PMP
4 157 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 109 (4.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 46 (1.92%) APMP
7 32 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 30 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (1.13%) Master's Degree
10 21 (0.88%) SC Cleared
11 18 (0.75%) ISEB
12 17 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 15 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 10 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.38%) CCNA
17 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 6 (0.25%) APMG
18 6 (0.25%) CAPM
19 3 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (5.21%) QA
2 94 (3.92%) PMO
3 40 (1.67%) GDPR
4 32 (1.33%) MiFID
5 17 (0.71%) EMIR
6 14 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.54%) SLA
8 11 (0.46%) FATCA
9 10 (0.42%) AIFMD
10 9 (0.38%) UCITS
11 7 (0.29%) SEPA
12 6 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.25%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.17%) PSD2
14 2 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.083%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.083%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.042%) COBIT
15 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.17%) Docker
3 4 (0.17%) Firmware
4 3 (0.13%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.083%) KVM
6 1 (0.042%) HDFS
6 1 (0.042%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.042%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.083%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (0.042%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.042%) SCCM
2 1 (0.042%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 254 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 120 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 110 (4.58%) SAP
4 103 (4.29%) Oracle
5 35 (1.46%) Sitecore
6 29 (1.21%) VMware
7 28 (1.17%) Cisco
8 23 (0.96%) Infor
8 23 (0.96%) Sage
9 21 (0.88%) Epicor
10 19 (0.79%) Google
11 17 (0.71%) Citrix
11 17 (0.71%) IFS
12 15 (0.63%) Mitel
13 14 (0.58%) Adobe
13 14 (0.58%) hybris
13 14 (0.58%) ServiceNow
14 13 (0.54%) JD Edwards
15 12 (0.50%) Xero
16 11 (0.46%) Workday