Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 94 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 -35 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2,445 2,595 3,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.62% 3.42% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 3.61% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,038 2,066 3,106
London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £82,500
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 64,422 71,804 72,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.65% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52,877 56,428 63,108
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -4 499 £62,500 - 57
West London +44 136 £62,000 +12.73% 23
South London +21 72 £55,000 - 5
North London +16 21 £50,000 -12.28% 3
East London +15 19 £54,500 -16.15% 8
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 1,558 (63.72%) Project Management
2 1,037 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
3 935 (38.24%) Finance
4 723 (29.57%) PRINCE2
5 645 (26.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 328 (13.42%) Waterfall
7 318 (13.01%) Scrum
8 284 (11.62%) Microsoft
9 266 (10.88%) Degree
10 256 (10.47%) Change Management
11 250 (10.22%) Banking
12 248 (10.14%) Microsoft Project
13 241 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
14 232 (9.49%) CRM
15 229 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
16 207 (8.47%) PMI Certification
17 203 (8.30%) PMO
18 195 (7.98%) Business Analysis
19 189 (7.73%) ERP
20 188 (7.69%) PMP
20 188 (7.69%) Retail
21 187 (7.65%) SDLC
22 170 (6.95%) Risk Management
23 164 (6.71%) E-Commerce
24 163 (6.67%) Project Planning
25 147 (6.01%) Migration
26 145 (5.93%) JIRA
27 143 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
28 131 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
28 131 (5.36%) 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 67 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 63 (2.58%) Confluence
3 38 (1.55%) CMS
4 18 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (0.57%) WordPress
6 11 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.37%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.29%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.20%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.16%) Drupal
11 2 (0.082%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.082%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.082%) Appian
11 2 (0.082%) Liferay
11 2 (0.082%) TPMS
12 1 (0.041%) Apache
12 1 (0.041%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.041%) SAS
Applications
1 248 (10.14%) Microsoft Project
2 131 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
3 127 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 95 (3.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 83 (3.39%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.37%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.25%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.041%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.041%) Maya
9 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.041%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.041%) Revit
9 1 (0.041%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 53 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 53 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
3 13 (0.53%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
5 11 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 10 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 10 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 8 (0.33%) Magento
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
9 7 (0.29%) Relativity
10 5 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.20%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.16%) CA PPM
12 3 (0.12%) Eloqua
12 3 (0.12%) Sage CRM
12 3 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 122 (4.99%) Office 365
2 82 (3.35%) SaaS
3 66 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (0.61%) PaaS
8 7 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.29%) Slack
9 6 (0.25%) Basecamp
9 6 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.20%) G Suite
10 5 (0.20%) IaaS
11 4 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.16%) Heroku
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 3 (0.12%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle CX
12 3 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (0.082%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.04%) WAN
2 46 (1.88%) LAN
3 30 (1.23%) Internet
4 21 (0.86%) Unified Communications
5 17 (0.70%) Firewall
6 13 (0.53%) SAN
7 11 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.37%) Intranet
8 9 (0.37%) Skype
9 8 (0.33%) Extranet
9 8 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
9 8 (0.33%) VoIP
10 7 (0.29%) DNS
10 7 (0.29%) Wireless
11 6 (0.25%) VPN
12 5 (0.20%) MPLS
12 5 (0.20%) NAS
12 5 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (1.92%) Big Data
2 44 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (0.86%) SQL Server
4 16 (0.65%) Blockchain
5 11 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.29%) EDRMS
7 6 (0.25%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.25%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.20%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.20%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.16%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.12%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.082%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.082%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.082%) Power BI
11 2 (0.082%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.082%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 145 (5.93%) JIRA
2 8 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.25%) Hudson
3 6 (0.25%) VersionOne
4 5 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (0.16%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.082%) Trac
6 2 (0.082%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.041%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.041%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.041%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.041%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.041%) Xcode
General
1 935 (38.24%) Finance
2 250 (10.22%) Banking
3 188 (7.69%) Retail
4 123 (5.03%) Marketing
5 92 (3.76%) Legal
6 89 (3.64%) Advertising
7 57 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 52 (2.13%) Law
9 45 (1.84%) Investment Banking
10 40 (1.64%) Front Office
11 39 (1.60%) Back Office
12 35 (1.43%) Financial Institution
12 35 (1.43%) Games
13 34 (1.39%) French Language
13 34 (1.39%) German Language
13 34 (1.39%) Manufacturing
14 26 (1.06%) Retail Banking
15 24 (0.98%) Publishing
16 22 (0.90%) Billing
16 22 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (2.37%) .NET
2 28 (1.15%) HTML
3 14 (0.57%) CSS
4 13 (0.53%) Velocity
5 7 (0.29%) J2EE
6 6 (0.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.20%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.20%) HTML5
7 5 (0.20%) React
7 5 (0.20%) XML
8 4 (0.16%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.16%) Middleware
8 4 (0.16%) Web Services
9 3 (0.12%) COM
9 3 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.12%) SAP Business Workflow
10 2 (0.082%) Ajax
10 2 (0.082%) CGI
10 2 (0.082%) Grails
10 2 (0.082%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 229 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 104 (4.25%) Fintech
4 88 (3.60%) PMI
5 70 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 63 (2.58%) User Experience
7 53 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 47 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 46 (1.88%) Virtual Team
10 39 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (1.39%) Management Information System
12 32 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 28 (1.15%) Hedge funds
14 23 (0.94%) Fixed Income
15 20 (0.82%) Reinsurance
16 18 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
16 18 (0.74%) iPad
17 16 (0.65%) FMCG
18 15 (0.61%) Derivative
19 10 (0.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 62 (2.54%) Windows
2 22 (0.90%) Windows 10
3 16 (0.65%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.33%) Linux
5 7 (0.29%) Android
5 7 (0.29%) Unix
6 3 (0.12%) AIX
7 1 (0.041%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.041%) Solaris
7 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,558 (63.72%) Project Management
2 1,037 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
3 723 (29.57%) PRINCE2
4 645 (26.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 328 (13.42%) Waterfall
6 318 (13.01%) Scrum
7 256 (10.47%) Change Management
8 241 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
9 232 (9.49%) CRM
10 195 (7.98%) Business Analysis
11 189 (7.73%) ERP
12 187 (7.65%) SDLC
13 170 (6.95%) Risk Management
14 164 (6.71%) E-Commerce
15 163 (6.67%) Project Planning
16 147 (6.01%) Migration
17 113 (4.62%) Matrix Management
18 112 (4.58%) ITIL
19 101 (4.13%) Programme Management
20 97 (3.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (2.86%) SQL
2 50 (2.04%) Java
3 46 (1.88%) C
4 25 (1.02%) JavaScript
5 18 (0.74%) C#
6 11 (0.45%) PHP
7 8 (0.33%) Python
8 7 (0.29%) C++
9 4 (0.16%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.16%) X++
10 3 (0.12%) Groovy
10 3 (0.12%) Ruby
10 3 (0.12%) Scala
10 3 (0.12%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.082%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.082%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.082%) R
11 2 (0.082%) VBA
11 2 (0.082%) XPath
12 1 (0.041%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 266 (10.88%) Degree
2 207 (8.47%) PMI Certification
3 188 (7.69%) PMP
4 143 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 65 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 42 (1.72%) APMP
7 41 (1.68%) Security Cleared
8 25 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (1.02%) SC Cleared
9 17 (0.70%) MAPM
10 16 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.20%) ACCA
14 5 (0.20%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.20%) CIMA
14 5 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (8.30%) PMO
2 131 (5.36%) QA
3 40 (1.64%) GDPR
4 14 (0.57%) SEPA
5 13 (0.53%) Solvency II
6 12 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.37%) MiFID
8 8 (0.33%) SLA
9 7 (0.29%) PMBOK
10 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.25%) EMIR
10 6 (0.25%) GAMP
10 6 (0.25%) GxP
10 6 (0.25%) TARGET2
11 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.12%) FINREP
13 2 (0.082%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.082%) NEBOSH
13 2 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.20%) vSphere
5 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.12%) Docker
6 3 (0.12%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.041%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.041%) Xen
7 1 (0.041%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.16%) Puppet
3 3 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.12%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.12%) Terraform
4 1 (0.041%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.041%) Automic
4 1 (0.041%) SCCM
Vendors
1 284 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 122 (4.99%) SAP
3 96 (3.93%) Oracle
4 88 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (1.72%) VMware
6 32 (1.31%) Cisco
7 30 (1.23%) Google
8 28 (1.15%) hybris
9 25 (1.02%) Citrix
10 20 (0.82%) Cognizant
10 20 (0.82%) IBM
11 19 (0.78%) JD Edwards
12 17 (0.70%) Sage
13 14 (0.57%) Workday
13 14 (0.57%) WorldPay
14 11 (0.45%) Epicor
15 10 (0.41%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
15 10 (0.41%) ServiceNow
16 9 (0.37%) Infor