Period
to 16 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 81 88
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1,902 2,633 2,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.27% 3.68% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 3.85% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,597 2,197 2,177
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £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 55,508 68,384 69,592
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 95.54% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45,561 55,632 56,540
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.56% +6.36%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -31 373 £65,000 - 50
West London -17 109 £57,500 +4.55% 16
South London +1 61 £55,000 +4.76% 7
East London +44 24 £60,000 +20.00% 11
North London +11 19 £55,000 - 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 1,168 (61.41%) Project Management
2 962 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
3 637 (33.49%) Finance
4 572 (30.07%) PRINCE2
5 436 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 370 (19.45%) Scrum
7 250 (13.14%) Waterfall
8 208 (10.94%) Banking
9 195 (10.25%) Change Management
10 179 (9.41%) Microsoft
11 177 (9.31%) PMP
11 177 (9.31%) PMI Certification
12 168 (8.83%) Degree
13 159 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
14 154 (8.10%) SDLC
15 150 (7.89%) JIRA
16 145 (7.62%) Microsoft Project
17 144 (7.57%) CRM
18 142 (7.47%) Retail
19 140 (7.36%) Marketing
20 137 (7.20%) Fintech
21 131 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
22 129 (6.78%) Migration
23 128 (6.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 119 (6.26%) Business Analysis
25 118 (6.20%) E-Commerce
26 116 (6.10%) ERP
27 112 (5.89%) Programme Management
27 112 (5.89%) Coaching
28 111 (5.84%) Software Delivery

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 62 (3.26%) CMS
2 57 (3.00%) Confluence
3 42 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 16 (0.84%) Drupal
5 11 (0.58%) WordPress
6 10 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (0.47%) Umbraco
7 9 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.32%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.26%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.16%) Apache
11 3 (0.16%) IIS
11 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.11%) Moodle
13 1 (0.053%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.053%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.053%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.053%) Tomcat
Applications
1 145 (7.62%) Microsoft Project
2 92 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
3 70 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 44 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.11%) InVision
9 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 29 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.00%) Magento
3 17 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.74%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
6 9 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
6 9 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
7 8 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.26%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.21%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.16%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 3 (0.16%) SAP MDG
11 3 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 93 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (3.52%) SaaS
3 57 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (2.00%) Office 365
5 27 (1.42%) Trello
6 26 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
7 23 (1.21%) Smartsheet
8 10 (0.53%) Power Platform
9 7 (0.37%) Basecamp
9 7 (0.37%) PaaS
9 7 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.32%) Apigee
10 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.32%) GitHub
11 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.11%) FinancialForce
12 2 (0.11%) Heroku
12 2 (0.11%) IaaS
12 2 (0.11%) MailChimp
12 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.26%) WAN
2 18 (0.95%) Unified Communications
3 14 (0.74%) LAN
4 13 (0.68%) Firewall
4 13 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (0.63%) Internet
6 8 (0.42%) SAN
7 7 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.37%) VoIP
8 6 (0.32%) Skype
8 6 (0.32%) VPN
9 5 (0.26%) Intranet
10 4 (0.21%) 4G
10 4 (0.21%) Extranet
10 4 (0.21%) NGN
10 4 (0.21%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.21%) Wireless
11 3 (0.16%) MPLS
11 3 (0.16%) VLAN
12 2 (0.11%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (1.42%) Blockchain
3 26 (1.37%) Big Data
4 14 (0.74%) SQL Server
5 10 (0.53%) Power BI
6 8 (0.42%) MySQL
7 7 (0.37%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.26%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.21%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.16%) MS Access
10 3 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.16%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.11%) dBASE
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 150 (7.89%) JIRA
2 6 (0.32%) Mercurial
2 6 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (0.21%) Hudson
4 3 (0.16%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.16%) Pivotal Tracker
5 2 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.11%) VersionOne
5 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.053%) WebObjects
General
1 637 (33.49%) Finance
2 208 (10.94%) Banking
3 142 (7.47%) Retail
4 140 (7.36%) Marketing
5 75 (3.94%) Law
6 65 (3.42%) Legal
7 64 (3.36%) Advertising
8 43 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.63%) Front Office
10 25 (1.31%) French Language
11 24 (1.26%) Back Office
12 20 (1.05%) Billing
12 20 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.05%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.00%) Games
13 19 (1.00%) Retail Banking
14 15 (0.79%) Local Government
15 13 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.10%) HTML
2 38 (2.00%) .NET
3 24 (1.26%) CSS
3 24 (1.26%) Velocity
4 18 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 13 (0.68%) RESTful
6 12 (0.63%) HTML5
7 11 (0.58%) ASP.NET
8 9 (0.47%) JSON
8 9 (0.47%) Middleware
9 8 (0.42%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.37%) Grails
10 7 (0.37%) React
11 6 (0.32%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.32%) XML
12 4 (0.21%) Natural Language Processing
12 4 (0.21%) Spring
13 3 (0.16%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (0.16%) Node.js
13 3 (0.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 131 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (3.89%) PMI
3 67 (3.52%) Data Centre
3 67 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
3 67 (3.52%) User Experience
4 55 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (2.05%) Virtual Team
6 38 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 35 (1.84%) Social Media
8 25 (1.31%) Equities
9 23 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
10 20 (1.05%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.00%) Reinsurance
12 16 (0.84%) NHS
13 15 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (0.68%) FMCG
14 13 (0.68%) SWIFT
15 12 (0.63%) Life Science
16 9 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (1.10%) Android
1 21 (1.10%) Apple iOS
1 21 (1.10%) Windows
2 12 (0.63%) Windows 10
3 7 (0.37%) Unix
4 5 (0.26%) Linux
5 3 (0.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,168 (61.41%) Project Management
2 962 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
3 572 (30.07%) PRINCE2
4 436 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 370 (19.45%) Scrum
6 250 (13.14%) Waterfall
7 195 (10.25%) Change Management
8 159 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
9 154 (8.10%) SDLC
10 144 (7.57%) CRM
11 137 (7.20%) Fintech
12 129 (6.78%) Migration
13 119 (6.26%) Business Analysis
14 118 (6.20%) E-Commerce
15 116 (6.10%) ERP
16 112 (5.89%) Coaching
16 112 (5.89%) Programme Management
17 111 (5.84%) Software Delivery
18 108 (5.68%) Risk Management
19 105 (5.52%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 46 (2.42%) C
2 41 (2.16%) SQL
3 34 (1.79%) Java
4 20 (1.05%) C#
5 19 (1.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (0.47%) PHP
7 8 (0.42%) Scala
7 8 (0.42%) VBA
8 7 (0.37%) Groovy
9 4 (0.21%) C++
9 4 (0.21%) Python
9 4 (0.21%) Ruby
10 2 (0.11%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.11%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.11%) Go
10 2 (0.11%) Perl
11 1 (0.053%) Java 8
11 1 (0.053%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.053%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 177 (9.31%) PMI Certification
1 177 (9.31%) PMP
2 168 (8.83%) Degree
3 128 (6.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 65 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 56 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 49 (2.58%) APMP
7 42 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 17 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (0.42%) ACCA
10 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.32%) IIBA
11 6 (0.32%) MBA
12 5 (0.26%) CIMA
12 5 (0.26%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.16%) CAPM
13 3 (0.16%) CFA
13 3 (0.16%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (5.05%) PMO
2 70 (3.68%) QA
3 37 (1.95%) GDPR
4 13 (0.68%) SEPA
5 12 (0.63%) SLA
6 7 (0.37%) EMIR
6 7 (0.37%) MiFID
7 4 (0.21%) COBIT
7 4 (0.21%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.16%) AIFMD
8 3 (0.16%) FATCA
8 3 (0.16%) NIST
8 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.11%) PSD2
10 1 (0.053%) HL7
10 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.053%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.16%) Xen
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.11%) vSphere
5 2 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.053%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.32%) SCCM
2 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.11%) AppDNA
3 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.053%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 179 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 84 (4.42%) Oracle
3 64 (3.36%) SAP
4 60 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (1.16%) ServiceNow
5 22 (1.16%) VMware
6 19 (1.00%) Cisco
7 13 (0.68%) Adobe
8 12 (0.63%) Charles River
8 12 (0.63%) hybris
9 11 (0.58%) Capita
9 11 (0.58%) IBM
10 10 (0.53%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.47%) Google
11 9 (0.47%) SimCorp
12 8 (0.42%) Demandware
13 7 (0.37%) Elastic Path
14 6 (0.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 6 (0.32%) Tableau
14 6 (0.32%) Workday