Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Manager
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 58 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 -26 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 714 861 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.62% 4.75% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 4.91% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 575 695 1001
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +1.01% -1.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,850 £34,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14937 17546 17926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 96.74% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12317 13883 14760
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Project Manager in the Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in the Midlands

Project Manager
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +1 496 £47,500 -5.00% 38
East Midlands +7 219 £52,250 +4.50% 18
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 456 (63.87%) Project Management
2 346 (48.46%) PRINCE2
3 278 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (27.73%) Finance
5 163 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 93 (13.03%) Microsoft
7 92 (12.89%) Retail
8 87 (12.18%) Project Planning
9 80 (11.20%) Change Management
10 79 (11.06%) Waterfall
11 68 (9.52%) Scrum
11 68 (9.52%) ERP
12 65 (9.10%) ITIL
13 59 (8.26%) Change Control
14 56 (7.84%) SAP
15 54 (7.56%) Manufacturing
16 52 (7.28%) Microsoft Project
17 48 (6.72%) PMO
18 46 (6.44%) E-Commerce
18 46 (6.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 44 (6.16%) Risk Management
19 44 (6.16%) Presales
20 43 (6.02%) Business Analysis
21 37 (5.18%) APMP
21 37 (5.18%) Matrix Management
22 36 (5.04%) Matrix Organization
23 35 (4.90%) Data Centre
23 35 (4.90%) .NET
24 34 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 33 (4.62%) Degree

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 15 (2.10%) WordPress
2 12 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.12%) CMS
3 8 (1.12%) Drupal
4 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Confluence
7 1 (0.14%) Documentum
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (7.28%) Microsoft Project
2 33 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (2.24%) Magento
2 16 (2.24%) SAP R/3
3 13 (1.82%) SAP ERP
4 8 (1.12%) Shopify
5 6 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.28%) SAP PP
10 1 (0.14%) iTrent
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.80%) Office 365
3 18 (2.52%) SaaS
4 8 (1.12%) Basecamp
5 6 (0.84%) AdWords
6 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.28%) IaaS
8 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.28%) Trello
9 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.14%) G Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.10%) Extranet
2 13 (1.82%) WAN
3 5 (0.70%) LAN
3 5 (0.70%) SMS
3 5 (0.70%) VLAN
3 5 (0.70%) WLAN
4 4 (0.56%) Firewall
4 4 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (0.42%) Network Security
5 3 (0.42%) Skype
5 3 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.28%) BGP
6 2 (0.28%) DNS
6 2 (0.28%) OSPF
6 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.28%) Wireless
7 1 (0.14%) IMAP
7 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.14%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.40%) Big Data
3 7 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.70%) Power BI
5 3 (0.42%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.14%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.14%) GIS
7 1 (0.14%) MySQL
7 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.14%) Maven
2 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 198 (27.73%) Finance
2 92 (12.89%) Retail
3 54 (7.56%) Manufacturing
4 32 (4.48%) Marketing
5 26 (3.64%) Banking
6 18 (2.52%) Automotive
7 14 (1.96%) Law
7 14 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.82%) Legal
9 11 (1.54%) Billing
10 10 (1.40%) Electronics
11 7 (0.98%) Back Office
12 6 (0.84%) Advertising
12 6 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.42%) French Language
13 3 (0.42%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) Polish Language
14 2 (0.28%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.90%) .NET
2 8 (1.12%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (0.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.28%) COM
5 2 (0.28%) CSS
5 2 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.14%) JSON
6 1 (0.14%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.14%) Middleware
6 1 (0.14%) Velocity
6 1 (0.14%) XML
6 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.90%) Data Centre
2 25 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.08%) Virtual Team
4 17 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.82%) PMI
7 12 (1.68%) NHS
8 11 (1.54%) EPoS
8 11 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.84%) User Experience
11 5 (0.70%) FMCG
12 4 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.56%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.56%) Fintech
12 4 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.56%) iPad
12 4 (0.56%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.28%) CCTV
13 2 (0.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.40%) Windows
2 7 (0.98%) Linux
3 5 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.56%) Unix
5 2 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Solaris
6 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (63.87%) Project Management
2 346 (48.46%) PRINCE2
3 278 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (12.18%) Project Planning
6 80 (11.20%) Change Management
7 79 (11.06%) Waterfall
8 68 (9.52%) ERP
8 68 (9.52%) Scrum
9 65 (9.10%) ITIL
10 59 (8.26%) Change Control
11 46 (6.44%) E-Commerce
12 44 (6.16%) Presales
12 44 (6.16%) Risk Management
13 43 (6.02%) Business Analysis
14 37 (5.18%) Matrix Management
15 36 (5.04%) Matrix Organization
16 33 (4.62%) CRM
17 32 (4.48%) SDLC
18 30 (4.20%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.06%) C#
2 15 (2.10%) VB.NET
3 14 (1.96%) SQL
4 7 (0.98%) C
4 7 (0.98%) Java
5 3 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.28%) PHP
6 2 (0.28%) Python
6 2 (0.28%) R
7 1 (0.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 46 (6.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 37 (5.18%) APMP
3 34 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 33 (4.62%) Degree
5 32 (4.48%) PMP
6 26 (3.64%) PMI Certification
7 13 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.98%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.70%) CCNA
9 5 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.56%) PhD
10 4 (0.56%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.42%) HNC
11 3 (0.42%) ISEB
12 2 (0.28%) ACCA
12 2 (0.28%) APMG
12 2 (0.28%) CIMA
12 2 (0.28%) HND
13 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.72%) PMO
2 10 (1.40%) QA
3 9 (1.26%) GDPR
4 6 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.42%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.14%) GxP
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.14%) XenApp
2 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.84%) SAP
3 14 (1.96%) Oracle
4 10 (1.40%) Cisco
5 8 (1.12%) hybris
6 7 (0.98%) Google
7 6 (0.84%) Sage
8 5 (0.70%) Capita
8 5 (0.70%) JD Edwards
8 5 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (0.28%) Citrix
10 2 (0.28%) Epicor
10 2 (0.28%) F5
10 2 (0.28%) HP
10 2 (0.28%) Infor
10 2 (0.28%) Progress
11 1 (0.14%) Proofpoint
11 1 (0.14%) RedPrairie
11 1 (0.14%) ServiceNow