Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 94 62
Rank change year-on-year +8 -32 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2,467 2,564 3,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.64% 3.45% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 3.65% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,048 2,038 3,163
London median annual salary £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,629 £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 64,651 70,326 74,131
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 94.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 52,826 55,030 64,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,132 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -11 498 £62,500 -3.55% 73
West London +41 141 £60,000 +9.09% 27
South London +20 67 £55,000 - 7
North London +9 20 £47,375 -22.97% 1
East London +1 17 £54,000 +8.00% 7
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1,564 (63.40%) Project Management
2 1,062 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
3 948 (38.43%) Finance
4 741 (30.04%) PRINCE2
5 672 (27.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 340 (13.78%) Scrum
7 302 (12.24%) Microsoft
8 297 (12.04%) Waterfall
9 261 (10.58%) Banking
10 259 (10.50%) Degree
11 244 (9.89%) Microsoft Project
12 241 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
13 238 (9.65%) Change Management
14 229 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
15 226 (9.16%) CRM
16 208 (8.43%) PMI Certification
17 203 (8.23%) PMO
18 193 (7.82%) PMP
19 190 (7.70%) Business Analysis
20 186 (7.54%) Retail
21 183 (7.42%) SDLC
22 171 (6.93%) ERP
23 167 (6.77%) E-Commerce
23 167 (6.77%) Risk Management
24 159 (6.45%) Project Planning
25 149 (6.04%) JIRA
26 147 (5.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 142 (5.76%) Migration
28 131 (5.31%) QA
29 128 (5.19%) Data Centre

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 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 66 (2.68%) Confluence
3 44 (1.78%) CMS
4 18 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (0.53%) WordPress
6 12 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.32%) Drupal
9 7 (0.28%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.16%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.12%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.081%) Apache
13 2 (0.081%) Liferay
13 2 (0.081%) TPMS
14 1 (0.041%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.041%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.041%) SAS
Applications
1 244 (9.89%) Microsoft Project
2 127 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
3 124 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 92 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 76 (3.08%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.24%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.081%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.041%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.041%) Maya
9 1 (0.041%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.041%) Revit
9 1 (0.041%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 55 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
2 54 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
4 14 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 11 (0.45%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
7 10 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
8 8 (0.32%) Magento
8 8 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 7 (0.28%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.28%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.20%) Relativity
12 4 (0.16%) CA PPM
12 4 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
12 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
13 3 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 122 (4.95%) Office 365
2 98 (3.97%) SaaS
3 59 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (0.61%) PaaS
8 6 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.24%) IaaS
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 6 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.20%) G Suite
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle CX
10 4 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.12%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.12%) Heroku
11 3 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.081%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.081%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.99%) WAN
2 44 (1.78%) LAN
3 30 (1.22%) Internet
4 18 (0.73%) Firewall
5 15 (0.61%) Unified Communications
6 14 (0.57%) SAN
7 9 (0.36%) Intranet
7 9 (0.36%) Skype
7 9 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.36%) Wireless
8 8 (0.32%) Extranet
8 8 (0.32%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (0.28%) DNS
10 6 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.20%) NAS
11 5 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (0.20%) VLAN
11 5 (0.20%) VoIP
12 4 (0.16%) SMS
12 4 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (2.03%) Big Data
2 47 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 22 (0.89%) Blockchain
5 10 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.24%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.16%) EDRMS
8 4 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.12%) Power BI
9 3 (0.12%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.081%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.081%) QlikView
10 2 (0.081%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.081%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.081%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 149 (6.04%) JIRA
2 9 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.36%) VersionOne
3 5 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (0.16%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.12%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.12%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.081%) Hudson
6 2 (0.081%) Trac
6 2 (0.081%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.081%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.041%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.041%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.041%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.041%) Xcode
General
1 948 (38.43%) Finance
2 261 (10.58%) Banking
3 186 (7.54%) Retail
4 119 (4.82%) Marketing
5 97 (3.93%) Legal
6 78 (3.16%) Advertising
7 58 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 55 (2.23%) Law
9 51 (2.07%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.70%) Back Office
11 41 (1.66%) Front Office
12 38 (1.54%) Financial Institution
13 36 (1.46%) Games
14 34 (1.38%) French Language
15 33 (1.34%) Manufacturing
16 31 (1.26%) German Language
17 28 (1.13%) Publishing
17 28 (1.13%) Retail Banking
18 20 (0.81%) Spanish Language
19 19 (0.77%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (2.23%) .NET
2 27 (1.09%) HTML
3 15 (0.61%) Velocity
4 14 (0.57%) CSS
5 8 (0.32%) XML
6 7 (0.28%) J2EE
6 7 (0.28%) React
7 6 (0.24%) Web Services
8 5 (0.20%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.20%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.20%) HTML5
8 5 (0.20%) REST
8 5 (0.20%) RESTful
9 4 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.16%) Middleware
9 4 (0.16%) Spring
9 4 (0.16%) Spring Boot
10 3 (0.12%) COM
10 3 (0.12%) CSS3
10 3 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 241 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 121 (4.90%) Fintech
4 90 (3.65%) PMI
5 68 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
6 65 (2.63%) User Experience
7 54 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 42 (1.70%) Virtual Team
9 41 (1.66%) Mobile App
10 40 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 39 (1.58%) Management Information System
12 32 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 32 (1.30%) Hedge funds
13 30 (1.22%) Fixed Income
14 19 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
15 18 (0.73%) iPad
15 18 (0.73%) Reinsurance
16 16 (0.65%) FMCG
17 15 (0.61%) Derivative
18 12 (0.49%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 67 (2.72%) Windows
2 30 (1.22%) Windows 10
3 12 (0.49%) Windows Server
4 10 (0.41%) Android
4 10 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.41%) Linux
5 8 (0.32%) Unix
6 3 (0.12%) AIX
7 2 (0.081%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.041%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,564 (63.40%) Project Management
2 1,062 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
3 741 (30.04%) PRINCE2
4 672 (27.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 340 (13.78%) Scrum
6 297 (12.04%) Waterfall
7 238 (9.65%) Change Management
8 229 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
9 226 (9.16%) CRM
10 190 (7.70%) Business Analysis
11 183 (7.42%) SDLC
12 171 (6.93%) ERP
13 167 (6.77%) E-Commerce
13 167 (6.77%) Risk Management
14 159 (6.45%) Project Planning
15 142 (5.76%) Migration
16 121 (4.90%) ITIL
17 99 (4.01%) Matrix Management
18 95 (3.85%) Analytics
19 94 (3.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 69 (2.80%) SQL
2 55 (2.23%) Java
3 51 (2.07%) C
4 26 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 21 (0.85%) C#
6 10 (0.41%) PHP
7 8 (0.32%) Python
8 7 (0.28%) C++
8 7 (0.28%) Groovy
9 4 (0.16%) X++
10 3 (0.12%) R
10 3 (0.12%) Scala
10 3 (0.12%) XPath
11 2 (0.081%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.081%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.081%) Ruby
11 2 (0.081%) VBA
12 1 (0.041%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.041%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.041%) VB
Qualifications
1 259 (10.50%) Degree
2 208 (8.43%) PMI Certification
3 193 (7.82%) PMP
4 147 (5.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 76 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 41 (1.66%) Security Cleared
7 34 (1.38%) APMP
8 25 (1.01%) SC Cleared
9 23 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (0.69%) MAPM
11 16 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.41%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.20%) APMG
14 5 (0.20%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (8.23%) PMO
2 131 (5.31%) QA
3 39 (1.58%) GDPR
4 13 (0.53%) SEPA
5 11 (0.45%) MiFID
5 11 (0.45%) Solvency II
6 10 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.36%) SLA
8 7 (0.28%) EMIR
8 7 (0.28%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.24%) GAMP
9 6 (0.24%) GxP
10 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.20%) TARGET2
11 4 (0.16%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.12%) FINREP
13 2 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.081%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 27 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.20%) vSphere
5 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.12%) Docker
7 2 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.081%) Xen
7 2 (0.081%) XenApp
8 1 (0.041%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (0.12%) Puppet
1 3 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.081%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.041%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.041%) Automic
3 1 (0.041%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.041%) SCCM
Vendors
1 302 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 111 (4.50%) SAP
3 99 (4.01%) Oracle
4 89 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (1.62%) VMware
6 32 (1.30%) Cisco
7 29 (1.18%) Google
8 28 (1.13%) hybris
9 27 (1.09%) Citrix
10 19 (0.77%) Sage
11 18 (0.73%) IBM
11 18 (0.73%) JD Edwards
12 17 (0.69%) WorldPay
13 16 (0.65%) Cognizant
14 14 (0.57%) Workday
15 13 (0.53%) ServiceNow
16 12 (0.49%) Atlassian
16 12 (0.49%) Epicor
17 11 (0.45%) Infor
18 9 (0.36%) PeopleSoft