Period
to 4 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 102 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1,607 1,999 2,420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.35% 3.28% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 3.43% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,373 1,694 2,111
Median annual salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +4.17% -2.44%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,250 £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 45,322 58,222 66,784
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.41% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36,804 47,632 55,495
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +31 437 £65,000 - 15
West London -10 69 £55,000 -8.33% 3
South London -16 43 £54,500 -5.22% 4
East London +6 17 £55,000 - 2
North London -20 8 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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.

1 918 (57.13%) Project Management
2 805 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
3 578 (35.97%) Finance
4 474 (29.50%) Project Delivery
5 428 (26.63%) PRINCE2
6 383 (23.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 207 (12.88%) Scrum
8 195 (12.13%) Waterfall
9 167 (10.39%) Microsoft
10 162 (10.08%) Retail
11 158 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
12 157 (9.77%) SDLC
13 153 (9.52%) Change Management
14 137 (8.53%) PMI Certification
15 131 (8.15%) E-Commerce
15 131 (8.15%) Banking
16 126 (7.84%) Degree
17 124 (7.72%) PMP
18 121 (7.53%) JIRA
19 108 (6.72%) Microsoft Project
20 99 (6.16%) CRM
21 98 (6.10%) Risk Management
22 96 (5.97%) Migration
23 95 (5.91%) Azure
24 94 (5.85%) Programme Management
25 93 (5.79%) Software Delivery
26 91 (5.66%) Data Centre
26 91 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
27 86 (5.35%) Project Governance
27 86 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel

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 70 (4.36%) CMS
2 56 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 48 (2.99%) Confluence
4 28 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 28 (1.74%) Umbraco
5 11 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.62%) Drupal
7 6 (0.37%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.25%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.25%) WordPress
9 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.12%) JBoss
9 2 (0.12%) Kentico
9 2 (0.12%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.12%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.062%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.062%) Tomcat
Applications
1 108 (6.72%) Microsoft Project
2 86 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
4 50 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (2.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 39 (2.43%) Magento
2 38 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (1.06%) Shopify
4 11 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
7 8 (0.50%) thinkFolio
8 7 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.31%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
10 4 (0.25%) LatentZero
10 4 (0.25%) Lawson
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.19%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.19%) SAP HCM
11 3 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 95 (5.91%) Azure
2 74 (4.60%) SaaS
3 69 (4.29%) AWS
4 57 (3.55%) Office 365
5 28 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (0.50%) BrowserStack
7 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.44%) Slack
8 6 (0.37%) GCP
9 5 (0.31%) GitHub
10 4 (0.25%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.25%) Trello
11 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.19%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle CX
11 3 (0.19%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.80%) Broadband
2 22 (1.37%) WAN
3 18 (1.12%) LAN
3 18 (1.12%) Skype
4 17 (1.06%) Firewall
5 13 (0.81%) Intranet
6 9 (0.56%) DNS
7 8 (0.50%) DHCP
8 6 (0.37%) Internet
8 6 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.31%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.25%) SAN
10 4 (0.25%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.12%) Extranet
11 2 (0.12%) Network Security
11 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.062%) LTE
12 1 (0.062%) NAS
12 1 (0.062%) PSTN
12 1 (0.062%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.62%) Big Data
2 10 (0.62%) Blockchain
3 9 (0.56%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.37%) MySQL
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.19%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.19%) Power BI
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (0.12%) DB2
8 2 (0.12%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.062%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.062%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.062%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.062%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.062%) GIS
9 1 (0.062%) Looker
9 1 (0.062%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 121 (7.53%) JIRA
2 8 (0.50%) Selenium
2 8 (0.50%) TeamCity
3 7 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.25%) PHPUnit
6 4 (0.25%) Subversion
6 4 (0.25%) VersionOne
7 2 (0.12%) GitLab
General
1 578 (35.97%) Finance
2 162 (10.08%) Retail
3 131 (8.15%) Banking
4 68 (4.23%) Marketing
5 54 (3.36%) Legal
6 51 (3.17%) Law
7 42 (2.61%) Front Office
8 39 (2.43%) Advertising
9 36 (2.24%) Public Sector
10 34 (2.12%) Investment Banking
11 25 (1.56%) Telecoms
12 21 (1.31%) Billing
12 21 (1.31%) Local Government
13 20 (1.24%) Games
14 15 (0.93%) Back Office
15 14 (0.87%) Housing Association
15 14 (0.87%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.81%) Police
17 10 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.44%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.93%) HTML
2 29 (1.80%) .NET
3 18 (1.12%) CSS
4 12 (0.75%) Middleware
5 10 (0.62%) AngularJS
6 8 (0.50%) HTML5
7 7 (0.44%) SOAP
7 7 (0.44%) Velocity
8 6 (0.37%) jQuery
8 6 (0.37%) Node.js
9 5 (0.31%) Web Services
10 4 (0.25%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.25%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.25%) CakePHP
10 4 (0.25%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (0.25%) CSS3
10 4 (0.25%) Highcharts JS
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.25%) REST
10 4 (0.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 91 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 91 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 70 (4.36%) PMI
3 51 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 44 (2.74%) User Experience
5 32 (1.99%) Virtual Team
6 23 (1.43%) Fixed Income
7 21 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.12%) iPad
10 17 (1.06%) Video on Demand
11 16 (1.00%) Fibre Optics
12 14 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
13 13 (0.81%) Derivative
13 13 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.75%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.68%) Media Streaming
16 9 (0.56%) FMCG
16 9 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 38 (2.36%) Windows
2 28 (1.74%) Linux
3 13 (0.81%) Android
3 13 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.12%) Unix
5 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 918 (57.13%) Project Management
2 805 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
3 474 (29.50%) Project Delivery
4 428 (26.63%) PRINCE2
5 383 (23.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 207 (12.88%) Scrum
7 195 (12.13%) Waterfall
8 158 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
9 157 (9.77%) SDLC
10 153 (9.52%) Change Management
11 131 (8.15%) E-Commerce
12 99 (6.16%) CRM
13 98 (6.10%) Risk Management
14 96 (5.97%) Migration
15 94 (5.85%) Programme Management
16 93 (5.79%) Software Delivery
17 86 (5.35%) Business Analysis
17 86 (5.35%) Project Governance
18 75 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
19 72 (4.48%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 35 (2.18%) SQL
2 26 (1.62%) C
3 20 (1.24%) Java
4 15 (0.93%) C#
5 14 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.44%) PHP
7 4 (0.25%) Apple Swift
7 4 (0.25%) Python
8 2 (0.12%) RPG
8 2 (0.12%) Scala
9 1 (0.062%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.062%) R
9 1 (0.062%) VBA
Qualifications
1 137 (8.53%) PMI Certification
2 126 (7.84%) Degree
3 124 (7.72%) PMP
4 75 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 69 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 39 (2.43%) Security Cleared
7 22 (1.37%) APMP
7 22 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.81%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.31%) CIPD
10 5 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.31%) ISEB
11 4 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.19%) ACCA
12 3 (0.19%) BICSI RCDD
12 3 (0.19%) CIMA
12 3 (0.19%) CISSP
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.29%) PMO
2 58 (3.61%) QA
3 35 (2.18%) GDPR
4 14 (0.87%) SLA
5 6 (0.37%) Basel III
5 6 (0.37%) EMIR
5 6 (0.37%) SEPA
5 6 (0.37%) TARGET2
6 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.25%) MiFID
7 4 (0.25%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.19%) PSD2
9 1 (0.062%) IFRS
9 1 (0.062%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.062%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.062%) UCITS
9 1 (0.062%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.12%) Docker
3 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.12%) LXC
3 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.062%) vSphere
4 1 (0.062%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.19%) SCCM
2 2 (0.12%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.062%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.062%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.062%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 167 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 65 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
3 54 (3.36%) Oracle
4 50 (3.11%) SAP
5 32 (1.99%) Sitecore
6 25 (1.56%) Informatica
7 21 (1.31%) hybris
8 19 (1.18%) Capita
9 18 (1.12%) Demandware
10 16 (1.00%) VMware
11 12 (0.75%) Cisco
12 11 (0.68%) JD Edwards
13 10 (0.62%) Adobe
13 10 (0.62%) TOWER Software
14 9 (0.56%) Charles River
14 9 (0.56%) Google
15 8 (0.50%) IFS
15 8 (0.50%) UiPath
16 6 (0.37%) Sage
17 5 (0.31%) Cognos