Period
to 22 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 100 100
Rank change year-on-year -64 0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 681 1,470 1,988
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.16% 3.30% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 3.48% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 562 1,191 1,666
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £76,188 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £83,750 £87,500
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 29,035 42,181 57,776
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.14% 94.60% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23,210 34,668 47,675
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

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 22 April 2021.

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 2021. 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 -57 130 £70,000 +7.69% 26
West London +9 23 £53,750 -2.27% 2
South London -7 7 £70,000 +28.44% 2
East London 0 2 £62,750 +9.13% 3
North London +28 1 £55,000 -6.38%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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.

1 489 (71.81%) Project Management
2 364 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (32.89%) Project Delivery
4 218 (32.01%) Finance
5 191 (28.05%) PRINCE2
6 147 (21.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 116 (17.03%) Scrum
8 96 (14.10%) JIRA
9 89 (13.07%) Waterfall
10 81 (11.89%) E-Commerce
11 79 (11.60%) Microsoft
12 73 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
13 71 (10.43%) PMO
14 68 (9.99%) Banking
15 67 (9.84%) CRM
16 66 (9.69%) Change Management
17 59 (8.66%) Project Planning
18 58 (8.52%) Degree
18 58 (8.52%) PMP
18 58 (8.52%) PMI Certification
19 57 (8.37%) SDLC
20 56 (8.22%) Microsoft Project
21 52 (7.64%) Retail
22 50 (7.34%) SaaS
22 50 (7.34%) Software Delivery
23 49 (7.20%) Organisational Skills
24 48 (7.05%) Business Analysis
25 46 (6.75%) Risk Management
26 45 (6.61%) ERP
26 45 (6.61%) Analytics

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 41 (6.02%) Confluence
2 38 (5.58%) CMS
3 12 (1.76%) WordPress
4 8 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (0.73%) Drupal
5 5 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.73%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (8.22%) Microsoft Project
2 28 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.59%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.15%) Mingle
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (2.94%) NetSuite
2 18 (2.64%) Shopify
3 15 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
5 13 (1.91%) Payment Gateway
6 12 (1.76%) Magento
6 12 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.34%) SaaS
2 38 (5.58%) Azure
3 25 (3.67%) Dynamics 365
4 23 (3.38%) AWS
5 12 (1.76%) Microsoft 365
6 7 (1.03%) Power Platform
7 6 (0.88%) Trello
8 5 (0.73%) Azure Stack
9 3 (0.44%) Slack
10 2 (0.29%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 2 (0.29%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.29%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.29%) Google Workspace
10 2 (0.29%) PaaS
10 2 (0.29%) Smartsheet
11 1 (0.15%) GitHub
11 1 (0.15%) IaaS
11 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.17%) Intranet
2 7 (1.03%) Internet
3 4 (0.59%) Broadband
3 4 (0.59%) DNS
3 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.59%) VLAN
3 4 (0.59%) WAN
4 3 (0.44%) 5G
4 3 (0.44%) LTE
4 3 (0.44%) Wireless
5 2 (0.29%) 2G
5 2 (0.29%) 3G
5 2 (0.29%) 4G
5 2 (0.29%) Firewall
5 2 (0.29%) LAN
5 2 (0.29%) MIMO
5 2 (0.29%) SMS
5 2 (0.29%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.47%) GIS
2 9 (1.32%) Big Data
3 8 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.03%) Power BI
5 4 (0.59%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.29%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.29%) MySQL
6 2 (0.29%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.29%) Tableau
7 1 (0.15%) Ingres
7 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.15%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 96 (14.10%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.15%) Selenium
3 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 218 (32.01%) Finance
2 68 (9.99%) Banking
3 52 (7.64%) Retail
4 43 (6.31%) Marketing
5 26 (3.82%) Legal
6 21 (3.08%) Front Office
6 21 (3.08%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.64%) Back Office
8 17 (2.50%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.20%) Law
9 15 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (2.20%) Public Sector
10 14 (2.06%) Games
11 12 (1.76%) Electronics
12 10 (1.47%) Advertising
12 10 (1.47%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.03%) German Language
14 6 (0.88%) Housing Association
14 6 (0.88%) Local Government
15 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.35%) Web Services
2 14 (2.06%) HTML
3 7 (1.03%) CSS
4 5 (0.73%) .NET
4 5 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (0.73%) HTML5
5 4 (0.59%) Middleware
6 2 (0.29%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.29%) COM
6 2 (0.29%) Doctrine
6 2 (0.29%) FFmpeg
6 2 (0.29%) Google Maps API
6 2 (0.29%) RequireJS
6 2 (0.29%) Symfony
6 2 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.15%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.15%) Velocity
7 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.20%) Organisational Skills
2 36 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.82%) PMI
3 26 (3.82%) User Experience
4 25 (3.67%) iPad
5 23 (3.38%) Derivative
6 20 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.20%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.76%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.76%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.17%) Equities
11 8 (1.17%) Life Science
11 8 (1.17%) NHS
11 8 (1.17%) Online Games
11 8 (1.17%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.73%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.76%) Android
2 10 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 6 (0.88%) Unix
4 3 (0.44%) Linux
5 2 (0.29%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.15%) AIX
6 1 (0.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (71.81%) Project Management
2 364 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (32.89%) Project Delivery
4 191 (28.05%) PRINCE2
5 147 (21.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 116 (17.03%) Scrum
7 89 (13.07%) Waterfall
8 81 (11.89%) E-Commerce
9 73 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
10 67 (9.84%) CRM
11 66 (9.69%) Change Management
12 59 (8.66%) Project Planning
13 57 (8.37%) SDLC
14 50 (7.34%) Software Delivery
15 48 (7.05%) Business Analysis
16 46 (6.75%) Risk Management
17 45 (6.61%) Analytics
17 45 (6.61%) ERP
18 44 (6.46%) Business Case
18 44 (6.46%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.26%) SQL
2 16 (2.35%) Java
3 11 (1.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.17%) C
5 5 (0.73%) Python
6 4 (0.59%) PHP
7 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (8.52%) Degree
1 58 (8.52%) PMI Certification
1 58 (8.52%) PMP
2 31 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 23 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 21 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (1.76%) Oracle Certification
7 11 (1.62%) APMP
8 8 (1.17%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.73%) CISSP
10 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.44%) HNC
11 3 (0.44%) HND
11 3 (0.44%) ISEB
11 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.44%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.43%) PMO
2 37 (5.43%) QA
3 8 (1.17%) GDPR
4 7 (1.03%) MiFID
5 6 (0.88%) EMIR
5 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.73%) GRC
6 5 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.59%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.59%) NIST
7 4 (0.59%) SLA
7 4 (0.59%) WCAG
8 3 (0.44%) COBIT
8 3 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.44%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.15%) GxP
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.15%) AssetCenter
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (3.08%) Oracle
4 17 (2.50%) SAP
5 13 (1.91%) Bloomberg
5 13 (1.91%) Elastic Path
6 9 (1.32%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.32%) JD Edwards
7 8 (1.17%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.03%) Google
8 7 (1.03%) Workday
9 6 (0.88%) hybris
10 5 (0.73%) Cisco
10 5 (0.73%) GoldenSource
10 5 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.59%) Adobe
11 4 (0.59%) BT
11 4 (0.59%) iManage
11 4 (0.59%) Wrike
12 3 (0.44%) Intapp