Period
to 27 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 75 62
Rank change year-on-year -19 -13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 299 467 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.00% 3.83% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 3.98% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 237 373 536
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.55% -1.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,850 £67,500
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 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 9,596 11,721 14,820
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.00% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8,035 8,844 11,978
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 -35 199 £47,500 - 48
East Midlands +28 98 £50,000 +3.09% 30
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 Midlands region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 190 (63.55%) Project Management
2 98 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (32.11%) PRINCE2
4 86 (28.76%) Finance
5 70 (23.41%) Project Delivery
6 42 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 34 (11.37%) Waterfall
9 33 (11.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (11.04%) Migration
10 30 (10.03%) Degree
10 30 (10.03%) Line Management
11 27 (9.03%) Risk Management
12 26 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (8.36%) ERP
13 25 (8.36%) Retail
14 24 (8.03%) Change Control
15 23 (7.69%) SAP
15 23 (7.69%) Change Management
16 22 (7.36%) Logistics
17 21 (7.02%) SDLC
17 21 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
17 21 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (6.69%) Azure
18 20 (6.69%) JIRA
18 20 (6.69%) Performance Management
18 20 (6.69%) Microsoft Project
19 19 (6.35%) ITIL
19 19 (6.35%) Telecoms
20 18 (6.02%) Management Information System

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 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (6.69%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.01%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.00%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.67%) Windchill
7 1 (0.33%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.67%) MIS ActiveH
2 5 (1.67%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.00%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.67%) Lawson
4 2 (0.67%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.33%) Magento
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.69%) Azure
2 17 (5.69%) Office 365
3 13 (4.35%) SaaS
4 9 (3.01%) AWS
4 9 (3.01%) Power Platform
5 6 (2.01%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.67%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Flow
7 2 (0.67%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.67%) Slack
7 2 (0.67%) Trello
8 1 (0.33%) GitHub
8 1 (0.33%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.01%) Broadband
2 10 (3.34%) WAN
3 9 (3.01%) LAN
4 7 (2.34%) Firewall
5 6 (2.01%) Extranet
6 5 (1.67%) Wireless
7 4 (1.34%) Internet
7 4 (1.34%) SMS
8 3 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (1.00%) VoIP
9 2 (0.67%) SAN
9 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.33%) 4G
10 1 (0.33%) DNS
10 1 (0.33%) Intranet
10 1 (0.33%) MPLS
10 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.33%) VSAN
10 1 (0.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.01%) Big Data
1 9 (3.01%) Power BI
2 6 (2.01%) Electronic Patient Records
2 6 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.34%) GIS
3 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (6.69%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 86 (28.76%) Finance
2 25 (8.36%) Retail
3 19 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.35%) Public Sector
5 11 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.34%) Back Office
7 9 (3.01%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.68%) Legal
9 7 (2.34%) Banking
9 7 (2.34%) Law
10 6 (2.01%) Games
11 3 (1.00%) Billing
11 3 (1.00%) Marketing
12 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.67%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.00%) .NET
2 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.33%) COM
2 1 (0.33%) HTML
2 1 (0.33%) J2EE
2 1 (0.33%) React
2 1 (0.33%) RESTful
2 1 (0.33%) SOAP
2 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.35%) User Experience
5 12 (4.01%) PMI
6 8 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.68%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.34%) FMCG
7 7 (2.34%) NHS
8 6 (2.01%) CCTV
8 6 (2.01%) e-Health
8 6 (2.01%) LIMS
8 6 (2.01%) PACS
9 4 (1.34%) Replication
10 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.33%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.02%) Windows
2 6 (2.01%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (63.55%) Project Management
2 98 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (32.11%) PRINCE2
4 70 (23.41%) Project Delivery
5 42 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (11.37%) Waterfall
7 33 (11.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 33 (11.04%) Migration
8 30 (10.03%) Line Management
9 27 (9.03%) Risk Management
10 26 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (8.36%) ERP
12 24 (8.03%) Change Control
13 23 (7.69%) Change Management
14 22 (7.36%) Logistics
15 21 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (7.02%) SDLC
16 20 (6.69%) Performance Management
17 19 (6.35%) ITIL
18 18 (6.02%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.00%) Java
1 3 (1.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (1.00%) SQL
2 2 (0.67%) C
2 2 (0.67%) C#
2 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (10.03%) Degree
2 18 (6.02%) PMI Certification
3 17 (5.69%) APMP
4 16 (5.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (4.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (3.34%) PMP
7 9 (3.01%) MAPM
8 8 (2.68%) PhD
9 6 (2.01%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.34%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.67%) AAT
12 2 (0.67%) ACCA
12 2 (0.67%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.67%) CIMA
13 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.68%) PMO
2 8 (2.68%) QA
3 6 (2.01%) GDPR
3 6 (2.01%) HL7
4 5 (1.67%) SLA
5 4 (1.34%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.00%) XenApp
3 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) AppDNA
1 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.33%) SCCM
1 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 39 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.69%) SAP
3 12 (4.01%) Oracle
4 10 (3.34%) Cisco
5 5 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.67%) Virgin Media
5 5 (1.67%) VMware
6 4 (1.34%) Adobe
6 4 (1.34%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.00%) Citrix
7 3 (1.00%) Ericsson
7 3 (1.00%) Huawei
7 3 (1.00%) Nokia
7 3 (1.00%) Sage
7 3 (1.00%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.67%) Concur
8 2 (0.67%) Epicor
8 2 (0.67%) IFS
8 2 (0.67%) JDA
8 2 (0.67%) Workday