Period
to 18 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 128 223 106
Rank change year-on-year +95 -117 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1,391 284 1,685
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.76% 1.47% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 1.57% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,125 242 1,417
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £42,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £61,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.56% -2.40% +2.46%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,762 £51,593 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.08% -6.20% -

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 45,031 18,104 51,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.47% 93.51% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30,951 15,348 42,772
10th Percentile £41,222 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14% +5.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +73 225 £70,000 +16.67% 54
West London -37 49 £50,000 -13.04% 4
South London -11 29 £55,000 - 5
East London -15 10 £50,500 -19.20% 10
North London -11 8 £60,000 +31.54% 4
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 884 (63.55%) Project Management
2 777 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
3 528 (37.96%) Social Skills
4 477 (34.29%) Finance
5 400 (28.76%) Project Delivery
6 374 (26.89%) PRINCE2
7 316 (22.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 269 (19.34%) Scrum
9 194 (13.95%) Microsoft
10 190 (13.66%) Waterfall
11 145 (10.42%) JIRA
12 130 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
13 129 (9.27%) SDLC
14 122 (8.77%) Azure
15 117 (8.41%) Retail
16 114 (8.20%) Microsoft Project
17 111 (7.98%) Change Management
18 107 (7.69%) PMI Certification
18 107 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
19 104 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
19 104 (7.48%) Degree
20 102 (7.33%) E-Commerce
21 95 (6.83%) SaaS
21 95 (6.83%) DevOps
22 93 (6.69%) Presentation Skills
23 89 (6.40%) Risk Management
23 89 (6.40%) ERP
24 86 (6.18%) PMP
24 86 (6.18%) Migration
25 83 (5.97%) Business Case

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 52 (3.74%) Confluence
2 46 (3.31%) CMS
3 43 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (0.65%) WordPress
6 8 (0.58%) Documentum
7 7 (0.50%) IIS
8 6 (0.43%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.29%) Appian
9 4 (0.29%) Drupal
10 2 (0.14%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.14%) Moodle
11 1 (0.072%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.072%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.072%) Kentico
11 1 (0.072%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.072%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.072%) WebSphere
Applications
1 114 (8.20%) Microsoft Project
2 104 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 64 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 53 (3.81%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.072%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 33 (2.37%) Oracle ERP
2 27 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (1.15%) Shopify
4 14 (1.01%) Magento
5 11 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.58%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.29%) Infor M3
9 4 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.29%) Sentinel
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.14%) Infor LN
11 2 (0.14%) Maximo
11 2 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
12 1 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
12 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.072%) Sage X3
12 1 (0.072%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 122 (8.77%) Azure
2 95 (6.83%) SaaS
3 46 (3.31%) Microsoft 365
4 40 (2.88%) AWS
5 21 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.44%) Power Platform
6 20 (1.44%) Smartsheet
7 18 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
8 17 (1.22%) Veeva
9 11 (0.79%) Power Automate
9 11 (0.79%) PowerApps
10 10 (0.72%) GCP
10 10 (0.72%) PaaS
11 7 (0.50%) Basecamp
11 7 (0.50%) Google Data Studio
12 6 (0.43%) Asana
12 6 (0.43%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.36%) IaaS
14 4 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 4 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.37%) WAN
2 13 (0.93%) Broadband
2 13 (0.93%) Firewall
2 13 (0.93%) LAN
3 10 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (0.65%) Extranet
4 9 (0.65%) Internet
5 7 (0.50%) Wireless
6 5 (0.36%) 5G
6 5 (0.36%) DNS
6 5 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (0.36%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.36%) VLAN
7 4 (0.29%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.22%) Converged Networks
8 3 (0.22%) Intranet
8 3 (0.22%) NAS
8 3 (0.22%) Network Security
8 3 (0.22%) SAN
8 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (1.37%) Power BI
3 8 (0.58%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.50%) Looker
4 7 (0.50%) Tableau
5 6 (0.43%) Blockchain
5 6 (0.43%) MySQL
6 5 (0.36%) Data Lake
6 5 (0.36%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.29%) Couchbase
7 4 (0.29%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.29%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.22%) Big Data
9 2 (0.14%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.072%) GIS
10 1 (0.072%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.072%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.072%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.072%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 145 (10.42%) JIRA
2 4 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.072%) InstallShield
General
1 528 (37.96%) Social Skills
2 477 (34.29%) Finance
3 117 (8.41%) Retail
4 107 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 93 (6.69%) Presentation Skills
6 82 (5.90%) Banking
7 75 (5.39%) Marketing
8 58 (4.17%) Law
9 56 (4.03%) Advertising
10 46 (3.31%) Organisational Skills
11 45 (3.24%) Influencing Skills
11 45 (3.24%) Public Sector
12 41 (2.95%) Telecoms
13 39 (2.80%) Legal
14 32 (2.30%) Documentation Skills
15 21 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (1.37%) Front Office
17 16 (1.15%) Back Office
17 16 (1.15%) Investment Banking
17 16 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.44%) .NET
2 16 (1.15%) HTML
3 12 (0.86%) CSS
4 11 (0.79%) React
5 7 (0.50%) Velocity
5 7 (0.50%) Web Services
6 6 (0.43%) REST
7 5 (0.36%) XML
8 4 (0.29%) OpenID
9 3 (0.22%) HTML5
9 3 (0.22%) J2EE
9 3 (0.22%) JSON
9 3 (0.22%) Middleware
10 2 (0.14%) EDI
10 2 (0.14%) Kafka
10 2 (0.14%) Swagger
11 1 (0.072%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.072%) COM
11 1 (0.072%) Flash
11 1 (0.072%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (4.67%) Management Information System
2 53 (3.81%) User Experience
3 48 (3.45%) PMI
4 36 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 35 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 31 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (1.73%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.15%) Social Media
9 15 (1.08%) Life Science
10 14 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (1.01%) Hedge funds
11 12 (0.86%) Fixed Income
11 12 (0.86%) Housing Association
12 11 (0.79%) iPad
13 9 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
14 8 (0.58%) Animation
14 8 (0.58%) NHS
15 7 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (0.72%) Android
1 10 (0.72%) Apple iOS
2 9 (0.65%) Windows
3 5 (0.36%) Unix
3 5 (0.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.22%) Linux
4 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.072%) AIX
5 1 (0.072%) CentOS
5 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (63.55%) Project Management
2 777 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (28.76%) Project Delivery
4 374 (26.89%) PRINCE2
5 316 (22.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 269 (19.34%) Scrum
7 190 (13.66%) Waterfall
8 130 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
9 129 (9.27%) SDLC
10 111 (7.98%) Change Management
11 102 (7.33%) E-Commerce
12 95 (6.83%) DevOps
13 89 (6.40%) ERP
13 89 (6.40%) Risk Management
14 86 (6.18%) Migration
15 83 (5.97%) Business Case
16 81 (5.82%) Business Analysis
17 78 (5.61%) Project Governance
18 73 (5.25%) Project Planning
19 72 (5.18%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (1.65%) Java
1 23 (1.65%) SQL
2 15 (1.08%) C
3 10 (0.72%) JavaScript
4 9 (0.65%) Python
5 6 (0.43%) C#
6 5 (0.36%) PHP
7 1 (0.072%) C++
Qualifications
1 107 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 104 (7.48%) Degree
3 86 (6.18%) PMP
4 74 (5.32%) Security Cleared
5 61 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 33 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 27 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
8 26 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 26 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 15 (1.08%) APMP
10 8 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.50%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.22%) CAPM
12 3 (0.22%) CCNA
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.22%) CISSP
12 3 (0.22%) MCP
12 3 (0.22%) MCSA
12 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.24%) QA
2 56 (4.03%) PMO
3 23 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.01%) SLA
5 11 (0.79%) PMBOK
6 10 (0.72%) GDPR
7 6 (0.43%) NIST
8 5 (0.36%) Accessibility
8 5 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.14%) GRC
11 2 (0.14%) IFRS
11 2 (0.14%) P3O
11 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.14%) PSD2
12 1 (0.072%) COBIT
12 1 (0.072%) GMP
12 1 (0.072%) GxP
12 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.29%) Docker
2 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.072%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.01%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.072%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 194 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 52 (3.74%) Oracle
2 52 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
3 32 (2.30%) SAP
4 26 (1.87%) Google
5 16 (1.15%) Cisco
5 16 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.08%) ServiceNow
7 14 (1.01%) Fortinet
7 14 (1.01%) SolarWinds
8 9 (0.65%) Elastic Path
9 8 (0.58%) Infor
9 8 (0.58%) OpenText
9 8 (0.58%) VMware
10 7 (0.50%) Instagram
11 6 (0.43%) Ariba
11 6 (0.43%) iManage
12 5 (0.36%) Citrix
12 5 (0.36%) hybris
12 5 (0.36%) Informatica