Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 79 59
Rank change year-on-year -9 -20 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2,474 2,646 3,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.53% 3.86% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 4.02% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,064 2,296 3,454
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%

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 66,996 65,860 80,916
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.02% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55,382 55,661 69,881
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -8 578 £60,000 - 65
West London +13 155 £51,500 -6.36% 25
South London -14 73 £51,750 -5.91% 10
East London +6 18 £51,250 +12.64% 11
North London -1 14 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 1,504 (60.79%) Project Management
2 1,050 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
3 883 (35.69%) Finance
4 825 (33.35%) PRINCE2
5 603 (24.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 407 (16.45%) Scrum
7 285 (11.52%) Waterfall
8 257 (10.39%) PMI Certification
9 249 (10.06%) Microsoft
10 237 (9.58%) CRM
10 237 (9.58%) Change Management
10 237 (9.58%) Degree
11 230 (9.30%) SDLC
12 222 (8.97%) Banking
13 209 (8.45%) Retail
14 184 (7.44%) PMP
15 171 (6.91%) Microsoft Project
15 171 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 165 (6.67%) Business Analysis
17 163 (6.59%) JIRA
18 153 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
19 148 (5.98%) PMI
20 140 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
20 140 (5.66%) Risk Management
21 135 (5.46%) ERP
22 133 (5.38%) Marketing
23 132 (5.34%) Project Planning
23 132 (5.34%) Legal
24 131 (5.30%) E-Commerce
25 129 (5.21%) PMO

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 57 (2.30%) CMS
2 47 (1.90%) Confluence
3 44 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 18 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 16 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 15 (0.61%) Skype for Business
7 14 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 10 (0.40%) Drupal
9 7 (0.28%) WordPress
10 6 (0.24%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.20%) Apache
12 4 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.16%) SAS
12 4 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.12%) Liferay
13 3 (0.12%) nginx
14 2 (0.081%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.081%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 171 (6.91%) Microsoft Project
2 88 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 66 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 44 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.081%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.040%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 62 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
4 19 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (0.73%) NetSuite
5 18 (0.73%) SAP Business One
6 11 (0.44%) Workfront
7 10 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 9 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
10 7 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
11 6 (0.24%) Magento
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (0.20%) BPCS
12 5 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
12 5 (0.20%) Shopify
12 5 (0.20%) Workday HCM
13 4 (0.16%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 103 (4.16%) Office 365
2 83 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (3.07%) SaaS
4 43 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
5 18 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.57%) FinancialForce
7 11 (0.44%) IaaS
7 11 (0.44%) Trello
8 8 (0.32%) Oracle CX
8 8 (0.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 6 (0.24%) Basecamp
9 6 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.24%) Taleo
10 4 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 4 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (0.16%) Yammer
11 3 (0.12%) Asana
11 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.66%) WAN
2 34 (1.37%) Internet
3 32 (1.29%) LAN
4 16 (0.65%) Skype
5 15 (0.61%) Firewall
5 15 (0.61%) Intranet
5 15 (0.61%) VoIP
6 14 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.28%) MPLS
7 7 (0.28%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
8 6 (0.24%) Wireless
9 5 (0.20%) Extranet
9 5 (0.20%) PBX
10 4 (0.16%) Broadband
10 4 (0.16%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (0.16%) VPN
10 4 (0.16%) WLAN
11 3 (0.12%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (1.78%) Blockchain
2 34 (1.37%) Big Data
3 22 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (0.61%) SQL Server
5 13 (0.53%) SAP HANA
6 10 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 10 (0.40%) MySQL
6 10 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (0.36%) Power BI
8 7 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.20%) BigQuery
9 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.16%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.12%) Base SAS
11 3 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 163 (6.59%) JIRA
2 5 (0.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.20%) VersionOne
3 3 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.081%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.081%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.081%) Selenium
4 2 (0.081%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.081%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.040%) Codeception
5 1 (0.040%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.040%) GitLab
5 1 (0.040%) Moq
5 1 (0.040%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.040%) NUnit
5 1 (0.040%) RStudio
5 1 (0.040%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.040%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.040%) TeamCity
General
1 883 (35.69%) Finance
2 222 (8.97%) Banking
3 209 (8.45%) Retail
4 133 (5.38%) Marketing
5 132 (5.34%) Legal
6 107 (4.32%) Law
7 95 (3.84%) Back Office
8 81 (3.27%) Advertising
9 58 (2.34%) Telecoms
10 57 (2.30%) Games
11 51 (2.06%) Front Office
12 47 (1.90%) Manufacturing
13 44 (1.78%) Financial Institution
14 41 (1.66%) French Language
15 34 (1.37%) Investment Banking
16 28 (1.13%) Publishing
17 26 (1.05%) Retail Banking
18 15 (0.61%) Spanish Language
19 14 (0.57%) Billing
20 12 (0.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (2.59%) Mason
2 49 (1.98%) .NET
3 25 (1.01%) HTML
4 13 (0.53%) HTML5
5 11 (0.44%) AngularJS
6 10 (0.40%) Web Services
7 9 (0.36%) Node.js
8 8 (0.32%) React
9 7 (0.28%) CSS
9 7 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (0.28%) Java EE
9 7 (0.28%) RESTful
10 5 (0.20%) COM
10 5 (0.20%) REST
10 5 (0.20%) Spring
10 5 (0.20%) Spring Boot
10 5 (0.20%) XML
11 4 (0.16%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.16%) J2EE
11 4 (0.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 153 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (5.98%) PMI
3 119 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 97 (3.92%) Fintech
5 75 (3.03%) User Experience
6 66 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 61 (2.47%) Virtual Team
8 57 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 51 (2.06%) Computer Science
10 49 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (1.90%) Mobile App
12 44 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
13 32 (1.29%) Fixed Income
14 30 (1.21%) Hedge funds
15 26 (1.05%) Driving Licence
16 20 (0.81%) Social Network
17 19 (0.77%) FMCG
17 19 (0.77%) Social Media
18 17 (0.69%) Life Science
18 17 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 82 (3.31%) Windows
2 54 (2.18%) Windows 10
3 16 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 14 (0.57%) Android
5 11 (0.44%) Linux
5 11 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.16%) Unix
8 1 (0.040%) AIX
8 1 (0.040%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,504 (60.79%) Project Management
2 1,050 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
3 825 (33.35%) PRINCE2
4 603 (24.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 407 (16.45%) Scrum
6 285 (11.52%) Waterfall
7 237 (9.58%) Change Management
7 237 (9.58%) CRM
8 230 (9.30%) SDLC
9 165 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 140 (5.66%) Risk Management
11 135 (5.46%) ERP
12 132 (5.34%) Project Planning
13 131 (5.30%) E-Commerce
14 119 (4.81%) ITIL
15 117 (4.73%) Programme Management
16 115 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
17 109 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
18 97 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
19 91 (3.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (2.22%) Java
2 40 (1.62%) SQL
3 37 (1.50%) C
4 27 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 24 (0.97%) C#
6 13 (0.53%) PHP
7 7 (0.28%) Groovy
8 6 (0.24%) VBA
9 5 (0.20%) Python
10 3 (0.12%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.12%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.12%) VB
11 2 (0.081%) R
11 2 (0.081%) Scala
12 1 (0.040%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.040%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.040%) Clojure
12 1 (0.040%) Go
12 1 (0.040%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.040%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 257 (10.39%) PMI Certification
2 237 (9.58%) Degree
3 184 (7.44%) PMP
4 171 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 115 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 31 (1.25%) ISEB
7 30 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (0.93%) APMP
8 23 (0.93%) Master's Degree
8 23 (0.93%) Security Cleared
9 18 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (0.40%) CAPM
11 9 (0.36%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 6 (0.24%) APMG
13 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.20%) CISM
14 5 (0.20%) CISSP
14 5 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.21%) PMO
2 95 (3.84%) QA
3 53 (2.14%) GDPR
4 24 (0.97%) MiFID
5 14 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.40%) SLA
8 9 (0.36%) EMIR
8 9 (0.36%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.24%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.20%) PSD2
11 4 (0.16%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.12%) FATCA
12 3 (0.12%) FINREP
12 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.081%) GCP
13 2 (0.081%) UCITS
System Software
1 10 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.081%) Docker
3 2 (0.081%) Firmware
3 2 (0.081%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.081%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.040%) HDFS
4 1 (0.040%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.040%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.040%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.16%) Puppet
1 4 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.040%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.040%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.040%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 249 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 140 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
3 118 (4.77%) SAP
4 82 (3.31%) Oracle
5 37 (1.50%) VMware
6 34 (1.37%) Sitecore
7 25 (1.01%) Citrix
8 23 (0.93%) Cisco
9 22 (0.89%) Sage
10 21 (0.85%) Google
10 21 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 20 (0.81%) Capita
11 20 (0.81%) Infor
11 20 (0.81%) Workday
12 18 (0.73%) Adobe
12 18 (0.73%) Epicor
13 17 (0.69%) JD Edwards
14 16 (0.65%) IFS
15 14 (0.57%) hybris
15 14 (0.57%) iManage