Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 86 63
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2,626 2,643 3,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.67% 3.60% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 3.78% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,189 2,195 3,391
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 68,362 69,999 80,009
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.28% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55,617 56,977 69,425
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -11 580 £65,000 +8.33% 45
West London +46 185 £55,000 +4.76% 23
South London -13 66 £52,500 -4.55% 5
East London +2 17 £50,000 +9.89% 9
North London -3 15 £55,000 - 5
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 1,617 (61.58%) Project Management
2 1,145 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1,008 (38.39%) Finance
4 871 (33.17%) PRINCE2
5 711 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 411 (15.65%) Scrum
7 310 (11.81%) Microsoft
8 294 (11.20%) Waterfall
9 273 (10.40%) Banking
10 269 (10.24%) PMI Certification
11 252 (9.60%) Degree
12 236 (8.99%) Change Management
13 228 (8.68%) CRM
14 227 (8.64%) Microsoft Project
15 219 (8.34%) SDLC
16 218 (8.30%) Retail
17 210 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
18 209 (7.96%) PMP
19 199 (7.58%) Business Analysis
20 173 (6.59%) E-Commerce
21 166 (6.32%) PMO
22 165 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
23 161 (6.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 158 (6.02%) JIRA
25 155 (5.90%) Risk Management
26 151 (5.75%) Project Planning
27 148 (5.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
28 146 (5.56%) Legal
29 145 (5.52%) ITIL
30 137 (5.22%) Data Centre

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 63 (2.40%) CMS
2 59 (2.25%) Confluence
3 56 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.57%) Drupal
4 15 (0.57%) Skype for Business
5 14 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (0.42%) WordPress
8 8 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.30%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.23%) Apache
9 6 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.11%) Liferay
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.11%) SAS
11 2 (0.076%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.076%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.076%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 227 (8.64%) Microsoft Project
2 110 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 108 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
4 80 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 65 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.038%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.038%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.038%) Revit
Business Applications
1 60 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
4 14 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 11 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
7 9 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 7 (0.27%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.27%) Workfront
9 5 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (0.19%) Shopify
9 5 (0.19%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.15%) SAP SCM
11 3 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 114 (4.34%) Office 365
2 99 (3.77%) SaaS
3 68 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
6 29 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.50%) IaaS
8 11 (0.42%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 10 (0.38%) Oracle CX
10 7 (0.27%) Basecamp
11 6 (0.23%) FinancialForce
11 6 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 4 (0.15%) G Suite
13 4 (0.15%) PaaS
13 4 (0.15%) Yammer
14 2 (0.076%) Force.com
14 2 (0.076%) GitHub
14 2 (0.076%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.076%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.64%) WAN
2 36 (1.37%) Internet
2 36 (1.37%) LAN
3 20 (0.76%) Firewall
4 17 (0.65%) Skype
5 15 (0.57%) Intranet
6 14 (0.53%) Unified Communications
7 11 (0.42%) VoIP
8 10 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.27%) Extranet
9 7 (0.27%) SMS
10 6 (0.23%) Wireless
11 4 (0.15%) Broadband
11 4 (0.15%) MPLS
11 4 (0.15%) Network Security
11 4 (0.15%) PBX
12 3 (0.11%) ADSL
12 3 (0.11%) VPN
13 2 (0.076%) DNS
13 2 (0.076%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (1.75%) Big Data
2 39 (1.49%) Blockchain
3 31 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (1.18%) SQL Server
4 10 (0.38%) Power BI
5 9 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.19%) QlikView
7 5 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.15%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.15%) MySQL
9 3 (0.11%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.11%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.11%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.076%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.076%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.076%) MS Access
10 2 (0.076%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 158 (6.02%) JIRA
2 9 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.30%) VersionOne
4 4 (0.15%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.11%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.076%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.038%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.038%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.038%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.038%) Xcode
General
1 1,008 (38.39%) Finance
2 273 (10.40%) Banking
3 218 (8.30%) Retail
4 146 (5.56%) Legal
5 129 (4.91%) Marketing
6 94 (3.58%) Law
7 80 (3.05%) Back Office
8 71 (2.70%) Telecoms
9 65 (2.48%) Advertising
10 56 (2.13%) Financial Institution
10 56 (2.13%) Games
11 53 (2.02%) Front Office
12 51 (1.94%) Investment Banking
13 41 (1.56%) Manufacturing
14 34 (1.29%) Publishing
15 30 (1.14%) Retail Banking
16 28 (1.07%) French Language
17 18 (0.69%) Billing
18 16 (0.61%) Spanish Language
19 13 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (1.90%) .NET
2 48 (1.83%) Mason
3 25 (0.95%) HTML
4 13 (0.50%) HTML5
4 13 (0.50%) React
4 13 (0.50%) Web Services
5 12 (0.46%) AngularJS
6 11 (0.42%) RESTful
7 9 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (0.34%) REST
7 9 (0.34%) Spring
7 9 (0.34%) Spring Boot
8 8 (0.30%) Velocity
8 8 (0.30%) XML
9 6 (0.23%) COM
9 6 (0.23%) CSS
9 6 (0.23%) Node.js
10 5 (0.19%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.19%) JSON
11 4 (0.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 210 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 133 (5.06%) Fintech
4 123 (4.68%) PMI
5 68 (2.59%) User Experience
6 57 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 54 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 49 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 46 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 44 (1.68%) Virtual Team
11 41 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
12 40 (1.52%) Hedge funds
13 39 (1.49%) Fixed Income
14 35 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (0.99%) Social Network
16 25 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
17 23 (0.88%) FMCG
18 20 (0.76%) Digital Media
19 18 (0.69%) Driving Licence
20 15 (0.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 83 (3.16%) Windows
2 48 (1.83%) Windows 10
3 12 (0.46%) Android
3 12 (0.46%) Apple iOS
4 9 (0.34%) Linux
5 8 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.19%) Unix
6 5 (0.19%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.19%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.076%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.038%) AIX
8 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,617 (61.58%) Project Management
2 1,145 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
3 871 (33.17%) PRINCE2
4 711 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 411 (15.65%) Scrum
6 294 (11.20%) Waterfall
7 236 (8.99%) Change Management
8 228 (8.68%) CRM
9 219 (8.34%) SDLC
10 199 (7.58%) Business Analysis
11 173 (6.59%) E-Commerce
12 165 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
13 155 (5.90%) Risk Management
14 151 (5.75%) Project Planning
15 145 (5.52%) ITIL
16 135 (5.14%) Migration
17 124 (4.72%) ERP
18 108 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
19 102 (3.88%) Programme Management
20 99 (3.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 65 (2.48%) SQL
2 58 (2.21%) Java
3 34 (1.29%) C
4 29 (1.10%) C#
5 23 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 12 (0.46%) Groovy
7 7 (0.27%) PHP
8 6 (0.23%) VBA
9 5 (0.19%) C++
9 5 (0.19%) Python
10 4 (0.15%) VB
11 3 (0.11%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.11%) X++
11 3 (0.11%) XPath
12 2 (0.076%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.076%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.076%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.076%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.076%) R
13 1 (0.038%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 269 (10.24%) PMI Certification
2 252 (9.60%) Degree
3 209 (7.96%) PMP
4 161 (6.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 148 (5.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (1.10%) Security Cleared
7 23 (0.88%) APMP
8 20 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (0.76%) ISEB
9 19 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.53%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.30%) CAPM
12 8 (0.30%) MAPM
13 7 (0.27%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 5 (0.19%) ACCA
15 5 (0.19%) CIMA
15 5 (0.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (6.32%) PMO
2 114 (4.34%) QA
3 47 (1.79%) GDPR
4 25 (0.95%) MiFID
5 16 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.57%) EMIR
7 10 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.30%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.27%) SEPA
9 7 (0.27%) SLA
10 6 (0.23%) AIFMD
10 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.19%) PSD2
11 5 (0.19%) TARGET2
12 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.11%) FINREP
13 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.076%) Docker
5 2 (0.076%) XenApp
6 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.038%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.038%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (0.27%) Puppet
2 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.038%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.038%) Automic
4 1 (0.038%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.038%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.038%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.038%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.038%) SCCM
Vendors
1 310 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 119 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
3 94 (3.58%) SAP
4 90 (3.43%) Oracle
5 28 (1.07%) Capita
5 28 (1.07%) VMware
6 26 (0.99%) Cisco
7 23 (0.88%) Citrix
7 23 (0.88%) Workday
8 22 (0.84%) ServiceNow
9 20 (0.76%) hybris
9 20 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 17 (0.65%) Google
11 14 (0.53%) Adobe
11 14 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.50%) CheckPoint
12 13 (0.50%) JD Edwards
13 12 (0.46%) WorldPay
14 11 (0.42%) IBM
14 11 (0.42%) Tableau