Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 94 63
Rank change year-on-year +7 -31 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2,377 2,498 3,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.57% 3.38% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 3.57% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,971 1,995 2,959
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +4.76%

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 63,503 69,967 71,079
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 94.76% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 52,145 55,427 61,156
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,500 £33,570 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -10 449 £61,500 +1.23% 50
West London +44 131 £62,000 +12.73% 21
South London +17 78 £55,000 - 9
East London +19 19 £55,000 -15.38% 4
North London +10 16 £47,375 -9.76% 5
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1,512 (63.61%) Project Management
2 1,019 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
3 913 (38.41%) Finance
4 704 (29.62%) PRINCE2
5 610 (25.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 333 (14.01%) Waterfall
7 305 (12.83%) Scrum
8 270 (11.36%) Degree
9 267 (11.23%) Banking
10 265 (11.15%) Microsoft
11 259 (10.90%) Change Management
12 249 (10.48%) Microsoft Project
13 244 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
14 223 (9.38%) CRM
15 216 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
16 209 (8.79%) PMO
17 205 (8.62%) PMI Certification
18 191 (8.04%) SDLC
19 187 (7.87%) PMP
20 180 (7.57%) ERP
21 178 (7.49%) Business Analysis
22 177 (7.45%) Retail
23 170 (7.15%) Risk Management
24 148 (6.23%) Project Planning
25 147 (6.18%) E-Commerce
26 145 (6.10%) JIRA
27 141 (5.93%) Migration
28 139 (5.85%) QA
29 129 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
30 125 (5.26%) Microsoft Office

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 64 (2.69%) Confluence
2 63 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.39%) CMS
4 17 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (0.55%) WordPress
6 10 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.21%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.13%) Drupal
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.084%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.084%) Appian
11 2 (0.084%) TPMS
12 1 (0.042%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.042%) Liferay
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.042%) SAS
Applications
1 249 (10.48%) Microsoft Project
2 125 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 124 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 91 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 79 (3.32%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.38%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.25%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.042%) Maya
9 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.042%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 57 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 14 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 13 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
6 12 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.42%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.42%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (0.34%) Magento
8 8 (0.34%) Relativity
9 7 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 5 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.17%) CA PPM
12 3 (0.13%) Lawson
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.13%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 112 (4.71%) Office 365
2 78 (3.28%) SaaS
3 65 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (0.59%) PaaS
8 8 (0.34%) Basecamp
8 8 (0.34%) Slack
9 7 (0.29%) G Suite
9 7 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.17%) Heroku
11 4 (0.17%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.13%) Apigee
12 3 (0.13%) IaaS
12 3 (0.13%) Trello
13 2 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.084%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.06%) WAN
2 46 (1.94%) LAN
3 26 (1.09%) Internet
4 22 (0.93%) Unified Communications
5 15 (0.63%) Firewall
6 12 (0.50%) SAN
7 11 (0.46%) Intranet
7 11 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.34%) Extranet
8 8 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
8 8 (0.34%) VoIP
9 7 (0.29%) DNS
10 6 (0.25%) Skype
10 6 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.25%) Wireless
11 5 (0.21%) MPLS
11 5 (0.21%) NAS
11 5 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (0.21%) VPN
12 4 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (1.77%) Big Data
3 13 (0.55%) Blockchain
3 13 (0.55%) SQL Server
4 11 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.34%) EDRMS
5 8 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.34%) SAP HANA
6 7 (0.29%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.29%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.21%) MySQL
7 5 (0.21%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.13%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.13%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.084%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.084%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.084%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.084%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 145 (6.10%) JIRA
2 10 (0.42%) Hudson
3 6 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (0.21%) VersionOne
5 3 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.084%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.084%) Trac
6 2 (0.084%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.042%) Bitbucket
General
1 913 (38.41%) Finance
2 267 (11.23%) Banking
3 177 (7.45%) Retail
4 115 (4.84%) Marketing
5 88 (3.70%) Advertising
6 71 (2.99%) Legal
7 57 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.77%) Front Office
9 40 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 39 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 39 (1.64%) Law
11 35 (1.47%) Back Office
11 35 (1.47%) French Language
11 35 (1.47%) German Language
12 34 (1.43%) Games
13 32 (1.35%) Manufacturing
14 26 (1.09%) Retail Banking
15 22 (0.93%) Spanish Language
16 20 (0.84%) Publishing
17 19 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (2.61%) .NET
2 31 (1.30%) HTML
3 16 (0.67%) CSS
4 12 (0.50%) Velocity
5 11 (0.46%) .NET Framework
6 10 (0.42%) ASP.NET
7 8 (0.34%) JSON
8 7 (0.29%) HTML5
8 7 (0.29%) J2EE
9 6 (0.25%) Middleware
10 5 (0.21%) Web Services
11 4 (0.17%) XML
12 3 (0.13%) CGI
12 3 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.13%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (0.13%) REST
12 3 (0.13%) SAP Business Workflow
13 2 (0.084%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.084%) JPA
13 2 (0.084%) React
Miscellaneous
1 216 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 93 (3.91%) PMI
4 85 (3.58%) Fintech
5 76 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
6 65 (2.73%) User Experience
7 48 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 44 (1.85%) Virtual Team
9 41 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 38 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 28 (1.18%) Hedge funds
13 23 (0.97%) Reinsurance
14 18 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
15 17 (0.72%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.63%) FMCG
17 14 (0.59%) iPad
18 13 (0.55%) Derivative
19 12 (0.50%) Credit Risk
20 11 (0.46%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 45 (1.89%) Windows
2 15 (0.63%) Windows Server
3 10 (0.42%) Windows 10
4 9 (0.38%) Linux
5 8 (0.34%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.34%) Unix
6 7 (0.29%) Android
7 3 (0.13%) AIX
8 1 (0.042%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,512 (63.61%) Project Management
2 1,019 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
3 704 (29.62%) PRINCE2
4 610 (25.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 333 (14.01%) Waterfall
6 305 (12.83%) Scrum
7 259 (10.90%) Change Management
8 244 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
9 223 (9.38%) CRM
10 191 (8.04%) SDLC
11 180 (7.57%) ERP
12 178 (7.49%) Business Analysis
13 170 (7.15%) Risk Management
14 148 (6.23%) Project Planning
15 147 (6.18%) E-Commerce
16 141 (5.93%) Migration
17 120 (5.05%) Matrix Management
18 111 (4.67%) Programme Management
19 108 (4.54%) ITIL
20 98 (4.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (2.69%) SQL
2 58 (2.44%) Java
3 49 (2.06%) C
4 25 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 19 (0.80%) C#
6 12 (0.50%) PHP
7 10 (0.42%) C++
7 10 (0.42%) Python
8 4 (0.17%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.17%) X++
9 3 (0.13%) Ruby
9 3 (0.13%) Scala
9 3 (0.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.084%) Groovy
10 2 (0.084%) Perl
10 2 (0.084%) R
10 2 (0.084%) VBA
11 1 (0.042%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.042%) Go
11 1 (0.042%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 270 (11.36%) Degree
2 205 (8.62%) PMI Certification
3 187 (7.87%) PMP
4 129 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 54 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 48 (2.02%) APMP
7 46 (1.94%) Security Cleared
8 29 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 27 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (0.59%) MAPM
11 13 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.46%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.38%) MBA
14 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
17 4 (0.17%) ACCA
17 4 (0.17%) CCNA
17 4 (0.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (8.79%) PMO
2 139 (5.85%) QA
3 41 (1.72%) GDPR
4 15 (0.63%) SEPA
5 14 (0.59%) Solvency II
6 12 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.46%) SLA
8 8 (0.34%) MiFID
8 8 (0.34%) TARGET2
9 7 (0.29%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.25%) GAMP
10 6 (0.25%) GxP
11 5 (0.21%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.13%) EMIR
13 3 (0.13%) FINREP
13 3 (0.13%) PSD2
14 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.084%) NEBOSH
15 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.21%) vSphere
5 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.084%) Docker
6 2 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.042%) Firmware
7 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.042%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.042%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.17%) Puppet
3 3 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.13%) Terraform
4 2 (0.084%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.084%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.042%) SCCM
Vendors
1 265 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 117 (4.92%) SAP
3 84 (3.53%) Oracle
4 72 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 41 (1.72%) VMware
6 29 (1.22%) Cisco
7 28 (1.18%) Google
8 23 (0.97%) hybris
9 22 (0.93%) Cognizant
10 21 (0.88%) Citrix
11 18 (0.76%) JD Edwards
12 17 (0.72%) IBM
13 15 (0.63%) Sage
14 10 (0.42%) Ariba
14 10 (0.42%) Epicor
15 9 (0.38%) WorldPay
16 8 (0.34%) Infor
17 7 (0.29%) Progress
17 7 (0.29%) Sitecore
17 7 (0.29%) Sony