Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 93 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 -33 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2,595 2,541 3,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.75% 3.45% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 3.63% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,169 2,025 3,351
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £42,375 £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 66,026 69,951 77,633
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 94.98% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,584 55,474 67,472
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +6 563 £65,000 +8.33% 63
West London +50 169 £55,000 - 20
South London -9 61 £57,500 +9.52% 6
North London 0 19 £52,500 -4.55% 1
East London +7 15 £51,250 +2.50% 8
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1,615 (62.24%) Project Management
2 1,101 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
3 980 (37.76%) Finance
4 826 (31.83%) PRINCE2
5 708 (27.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 375 (14.45%) Scrum
7 317 (12.22%) Microsoft
8 283 (10.91%) Waterfall
9 280 (10.79%) Banking
10 253 (9.75%) Change Management
11 249 (9.60%) Degree
12 246 (9.48%) PMI Certification
13 239 (9.21%) Microsoft Project
14 228 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
15 223 (8.59%) CRM
16 205 (7.90%) Business Analysis
16 205 (7.90%) Retail
17 204 (7.86%) Problem-Solving
18 202 (7.78%) PMP
19 200 (7.71%) SDLC
20 188 (7.24%) PMO
21 168 (6.47%) E-Commerce
22 163 (6.28%) Risk Management
23 151 (5.82%) JIRA
24 150 (5.78%) Project Planning
25 147 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
26 141 (5.43%) Data Centre
27 140 (5.39%) ITIL
28 135 (5.20%) Migration
29 133 (5.13%) ERP

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 68 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 63 (2.43%) Confluence
3 54 (2.08%) CMS
4 16 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (0.58%) Skype for Business
6 14 (0.54%) Drupal
6 14 (0.54%) WordPress
7 13 (0.50%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.23%) Apache
10 6 (0.23%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.15%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.12%) Liferay
13 2 (0.077%) Ethereum
13 2 (0.077%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.077%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.039%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 239 (9.21%) Microsoft Project
2 122 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
3 120 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 83 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 78 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.039%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.039%) Maya
8 1 (0.039%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.039%) Revit
Business Applications
1 65 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 14 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
4 13 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
6 10 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
7 9 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 7 (0.27%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.15%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.15%) Shopify
9 4 (0.15%) Workfront
10 3 (0.12%) CA PPM
10 3 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
10 3 (0.12%) SAP SCM
10 3 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 133 (5.13%) Office 365
2 102 (3.93%) SaaS
3 68 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
6 32 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.50%) IaaS
8 10 (0.39%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 9 (0.35%) Oracle CX
9 9 (0.35%) PaaS
10 5 (0.19%) G Suite
11 4 (0.15%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.15%) Yammer
12 3 (0.12%) FinancialForce
12 3 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (0.077%) Asana
13 2 (0.077%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (0.077%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.81%) WAN
2 39 (1.50%) LAN
3 33 (1.27%) Internet
4 19 (0.73%) Firewall
5 17 (0.66%) Skype
6 15 (0.58%) Unified Communications
7 14 (0.54%) Intranet
8 10 (0.39%) VoIP
9 8 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.27%) Extranet
10 7 (0.27%) Wireless
11 6 (0.23%) MPLS
11 6 (0.23%) SMS
12 5 (0.19%) ADSL
12 5 (0.19%) DNS
12 5 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
13 4 (0.15%) Broadband
13 4 (0.15%) SAN
13 4 (0.15%) VLAN
13 4 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (1.85%) Big Data
2 33 (1.27%) Blockchain
3 31 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (1.12%) SQL Server
5 10 (0.39%) Power BI
6 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.23%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.15%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.12%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.12%) QlikView
10 3 (0.12%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.12%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.077%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.077%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.077%) GIS
11 2 (0.077%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.077%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 151 (5.82%) JIRA
2 10 (0.39%) VersionOne
3 8 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (0.15%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.12%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.12%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.077%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.039%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.039%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.039%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.039%) Xcode
General
1 980 (37.76%) Finance
2 280 (10.79%) Banking
3 205 (7.90%) Retail
4 130 (5.01%) Legal
5 126 (4.86%) Marketing
6 80 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 76 (2.93%) Law
8 73 (2.81%) Advertising
9 58 (2.24%) Games
10 55 (2.12%) Back Office
11 52 (2.00%) Front Office
12 49 (1.89%) Investment Banking
13 47 (1.81%) Financial Institution
14 43 (1.66%) Manufacturing
15 35 (1.35%) Publishing
16 34 (1.31%) French Language
17 28 (1.08%) Retail Banking
18 25 (0.96%) Billing
19 18 (0.69%) German Language
20 17 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (1.93%) .NET
2 41 (1.58%) Mason
3 25 (0.96%) HTML
4 14 (0.54%) Web Services
5 11 (0.42%) Velocity
6 10 (0.39%) HTML5
6 10 (0.39%) React
6 10 (0.39%) RESTful
7 9 (0.35%) CSS
7 9 (0.35%) Spring
7 9 (0.35%) Spring Boot
8 7 (0.27%) COM
8 7 (0.27%) J2EE
8 7 (0.27%) REST
9 6 (0.23%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.23%) XML
10 5 (0.19%) Middleware
11 4 (0.15%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.15%) CSS3
11 4 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 228 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 130 (5.01%) Fintech
4 105 (4.05%) PMI
5 61 (2.35%) User Experience
6 56 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
7 51 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 49 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 46 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 43 (1.66%) Hedge funds
11 42 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 40 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
13 39 (1.50%) Fixed Income
13 39 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 25 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
15 24 (0.92%) FMCG
16 18 (0.69%) Social Network
17 16 (0.62%) Digital Media
18 15 (0.58%) Driving Licence
19 13 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (2.77%) Windows
2 45 (1.73%) Windows 10
3 11 (0.42%) Android
3 11 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.31%) Unix
5 6 (0.23%) Linux
6 5 (0.19%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.19%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.19%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.077%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,615 (62.24%) Project Management
2 1,101 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
3 826 (31.83%) PRINCE2
4 708 (27.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 375 (14.45%) Scrum
6 283 (10.91%) Waterfall
7 253 (9.75%) Change Management
8 223 (8.59%) CRM
9 205 (7.90%) Business Analysis
10 204 (7.86%) Problem-Solving
11 200 (7.71%) SDLC
12 168 (6.47%) E-Commerce
13 163 (6.28%) Risk Management
14 150 (5.78%) Project Planning
15 140 (5.39%) ITIL
16 135 (5.20%) Migration
17 133 (5.13%) ERP
18 101 (3.89%) Coaching
19 99 (3.82%) Project Governance
20 97 (3.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 67 (2.58%) SQL
2 61 (2.35%) Java
3 37 (1.43%) C
4 25 (0.96%) JavaScript
5 21 (0.81%) C#
6 12 (0.46%) PHP
7 11 (0.42%) Groovy
8 6 (0.23%) C++
8 6 (0.23%) VBA
9 5 (0.19%) Python
10 3 (0.12%) VB
10 3 (0.12%) X++
10 3 (0.12%) XPath
11 2 (0.077%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.077%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.077%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.077%) Ruby
12 1 (0.039%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.039%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.039%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 249 (9.60%) Degree
2 246 (9.48%) PMI Certification
3 202 (7.78%) PMP
4 147 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 133 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 35 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 23 (0.89%) APMP
8 21 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 16 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (0.46%) ISEB
10 12 (0.46%) MAPM
11 10 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.23%) CAPM
13 6 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.19%) ACCA
14 5 (0.19%) CIMA
15 4 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (7.24%) PMO
2 119 (4.59%) QA
3 45 (1.73%) GDPR
4 19 (0.73%) MiFID
5 13 (0.50%) EMIR
6 10 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.39%) SEPA
7 8 (0.31%) SLA
8 7 (0.27%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.19%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.19%) TARGET2
11 4 (0.15%) FINREP
11 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.077%) GAMP
12 2 (0.077%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.077%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 21 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.077%) Docker
4 2 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.077%) Xen
4 2 (0.077%) XenApp
5 1 (0.039%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.27%) Puppet
2 3 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.039%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.039%) Automic
3 1 (0.039%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.039%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.039%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.039%) SCCM
Vendors
1 317 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 107 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
3 93 (3.58%) SAP
4 92 (3.55%) Oracle
5 36 (1.39%) Capita
5 36 (1.39%) VMware
6 30 (1.16%) Cisco
7 29 (1.12%) Citrix
8 22 (0.85%) ServiceNow
8 22 (0.85%) Workday
9 21 (0.81%) Google
10 20 (0.77%) hybris
11 15 (0.58%) JD Edwards
12 14 (0.54%) Atlassian
12 14 (0.54%) IBM
12 14 (0.54%) WorldPay
13 13 (0.50%) Sage
14 11 (0.42%) CheckPoint
14 11 (0.42%) Infor
15 10 (0.39%) Adobe