Period
to 6 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 86 97
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1,627 2,405 2,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.00% 3.58% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 3.75% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,330 1,993 2,013
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year - +0.92% -0.91%

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 51,436 64,061 70,877
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.36% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41,860 52,627 56,081
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,445 £33,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +6 411 £65,000 +5.69% 35
West London -37 65 £60,000 -3.23% 16
South London -40 34 £54,500 -0.91% 3
East London +31 21 £55,000 - 3
North London 0 18 £55,000 +16.09% 5
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 1,018 (62.57%) Project Management
2 805 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
3 614 (37.74%) Finance
4 457 (28.09%) PRINCE2
5 420 (25.81%) Project Delivery
6 384 (23.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 235 (14.44%) Scrum
8 193 (11.86%) Change Management
9 182 (11.19%) Degree
10 181 (11.12%) Waterfall
11 172 (10.57%) PMP
12 161 (9.90%) PMI Certification
12 161 (9.90%) SDLC
13 156 (9.59%) Retail
14 148 (9.10%) Microsoft
15 135 (8.30%) Business Analysis
16 129 (7.93%) E-Commerce
17 128 (7.87%) Migration
18 125 (7.68%) Microsoft Project
19 124 (7.62%) Risk Management
20 122 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
21 121 (7.44%) Banking
22 111 (6.82%) PMO
23 103 (6.33%) Programme Management
24 101 (6.21%) CRM
25 100 (6.15%) ERP
26 95 (5.84%) Decision-Making
27 94 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
28 87 (5.35%) Azure
28 87 (5.35%) Project Governance

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 42 (2.58%) CMS
2 39 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.60%) Confluence
4 15 (0.92%) Umbraco
5 13 (0.80%) WordPress
6 11 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (0.49%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.37%) Drupal
9 5 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.25%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.25%) Documentum
10 4 (0.25%) FileNet
10 4 (0.25%) OnBase
11 3 (0.18%) IIS
12 2 (0.12%) Apache
12 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.12%) JBoss
12 2 (0.12%) Moodle
12 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.12%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 125 (7.68%) Microsoft Project
2 79 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 47 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.18%) InVision
10 2 (0.12%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.061%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 24 (1.48%) Magento
2 23 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (1.11%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.49%) Shopify
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.37%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.25%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.18%) Lawson
10 3 (0.18%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.35%) Azure
2 86 (5.29%) SaaS
3 66 (4.06%) AWS
4 37 (2.27%) Office 365
5 20 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (0.55%) Power Platform
7 7 (0.43%) GitHub
7 7 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.31%) GCP
8 5 (0.31%) Trello
9 3 (0.18%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.18%) MailChimp
9 3 (0.18%) Slack
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.12%) FinancialForce
10 2 (0.12%) IaaS
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle CX
10 2 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.54%) Broadband
2 19 (1.17%) Intranet
3 15 (0.92%) Firewall
4 12 (0.74%) WAN
5 11 (0.68%) Unified Communications
6 10 (0.61%) LAN
7 8 (0.49%) Internet
8 6 (0.37%) DNS
8 6 (0.37%) Extranet
8 6 (0.37%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (0.31%) DHCP
9 5 (0.31%) Wireless
10 4 (0.25%) SAN
10 4 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.18%) 4G
11 3 (0.18%) Network Security
11 3 (0.18%) Skype
12 2 (0.12%) NGN
12 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.061%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (1.29%) Big Data
3 9 (0.55%) Power BI
4 7 (0.43%) SAP HANA
5 6 (0.37%) SQL Server
6 5 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.18%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.18%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.12%) DB2
8 2 (0.12%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.12%) MySQL
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.12%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.061%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.061%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 81 (4.98%) JIRA
2 4 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.12%) GitLab
4 2 (0.12%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.12%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.12%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.061%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.061%) Selenium
General
1 614 (37.74%) Finance
2 156 (9.59%) Retail
3 121 (7.44%) Banking
4 80 (4.92%) Legal
5 69 (4.24%) Marketing
6 67 (4.12%) Law
7 57 (3.50%) Public Sector
8 43 (2.64%) Telecoms
9 40 (2.46%) Advertising
10 25 (1.54%) Local Government
11 22 (1.35%) Back Office
11 22 (1.35%) Investment Banking
12 19 (1.17%) Front Office
13 17 (1.04%) Billing
13 17 (1.04%) Housing Association
13 17 (1.04%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.80%) Police
15 12 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.61%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.54%) .NET
2 21 (1.29%) HTML
3 13 (0.80%) Middleware
3 13 (0.80%) Velocity
4 7 (0.43%) SOAP
5 6 (0.37%) HTML5
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.31%) AngularJS
6 5 (0.31%) Apache Flex
6 5 (0.31%) J2EE
6 5 (0.31%) Web Services
7 4 (0.25%) CSS
7 4 (0.25%) REST
7 4 (0.25%) Spring
7 4 (0.25%) XML
8 3 (0.18%) COM+
8 3 (0.18%) RESTful
9 2 (0.12%) DCOM
9 2 (0.12%) XSD
9 2 (0.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 94 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.73%) PMI
2 77 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
3 67 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 65 (4.00%) User Experience
5 38 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 27 (1.66%) Social Media
7 25 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.48%) Fibre Optics
9 22 (1.35%) Virtual Team
10 15 (0.92%) Private Cloud
11 14 (0.86%) Reinsurance
12 10 (0.61%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.49%) Contract for Difference
13 8 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (0.49%) NHS
13 8 (0.49%) Spread Betting
14 6 (0.37%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.37%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 36 (2.21%) Windows
2 15 (0.92%) Linux
3 14 (0.86%) Windows 10
4 10 (0.61%) Android
4 10 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.55%) Unix
6 4 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,018 (62.57%) Project Management
2 805 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
3 457 (28.09%) PRINCE2
4 420 (25.81%) Project Delivery
5 384 (23.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 235 (14.44%) Scrum
7 193 (11.86%) Change Management
8 181 (11.12%) Waterfall
9 161 (9.90%) SDLC
10 135 (8.30%) Business Analysis
11 129 (7.93%) E-Commerce
12 128 (7.87%) Migration
13 124 (7.62%) Risk Management
14 122 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
15 103 (6.33%) Programme Management
16 101 (6.21%) CRM
17 100 (6.15%) ERP
18 95 (5.84%) Decision-Making
19 87 (5.35%) Project Governance
20 83 (5.10%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (2.09%) C
2 27 (1.66%) SQL
3 16 (0.98%) JavaScript
4 12 (0.74%) Java
5 10 (0.61%) C#
6 6 (0.37%) Scala
7 4 (0.25%) PHP
8 3 (0.18%) ActionScript
8 3 (0.18%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.12%) C++
9 2 (0.12%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.12%) Python
9 2 (0.12%) RPG
10 1 (0.061%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.061%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 182 (11.19%) Degree
2 172 (10.57%) PMP
3 161 (9.90%) PMI Certification
4 86 (5.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 58 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 45 (2.77%) Security Cleared
7 32 (1.97%) APMP
8 23 (1.41%) SC Cleared
9 19 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.31%) ISEB
12 4 (0.25%) ACCA
13 3 (0.18%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.18%) RIBA
14 2 (0.12%) CAPM
14 2 (0.12%) CIMA
14 2 (0.12%) CISM
14 2 (0.12%) CISSP
14 2 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (6.82%) PMO
2 64 (3.93%) QA
3 31 (1.91%) GDPR
4 18 (1.11%) SLA
5 4 (0.25%) Basel III
6 3 (0.18%) EMIR
6 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.18%) SEPA
7 2 (0.12%) ITGC
7 2 (0.12%) MiFID
7 2 (0.12%) NIST
8 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.061%) IFRS
8 1 (0.061%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.061%) P3O
8 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.061%) PSD2
8 1 (0.061%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.25%) Docker
2 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.18%) vSphere
3 3 (0.18%) XenApp
4 2 (0.12%) LXC
5 1 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (0.31%) SCCM
2 4 (0.25%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.18%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.061%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 148 (9.10%) Microsoft
2 54 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
3 53 (3.26%) SAP
4 52 (3.20%) Oracle
5 17 (1.04%) Capita
5 17 (1.04%) JD Edwards
6 16 (0.98%) Adobe
7 15 (0.92%) Informatica
7 15 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 13 (0.80%) Cisco
9 12 (0.74%) VMware
10 11 (0.68%) IBM
11 9 (0.55%) hybris
11 9 (0.55%) Tableau
12 7 (0.43%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.43%) UiPath
13 6 (0.37%) Google
13 6 (0.37%) Workday
14 5 (0.31%) DoubleClick
14 5 (0.31%) Sony