Period
to 6 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 94 65
Rank change year-on-year -8 -29 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 143 372 588
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.82% 3.16% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 3.28% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 125 336 529
Median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £67,950
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 4,842 11,351 13,692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 96.37% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,979 9,074 10,932
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Project Manager in the Midlands

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 6 August 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 6 August 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 -21 85 £45,375 -13.57% 10
East Midlands +31 53 £50,000 - 12
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 97 (67.83%) Project Management
2 70 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (35.66%) PRINCE2
4 36 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (23.08%) Project Delivery
6 26 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 25 (17.48%) Finance
8 23 (16.08%) JIRA
9 22 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 22 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (13.99%) SAP
11 19 (13.29%) ERP
12 17 (11.89%) Logistics
13 16 (11.19%) Mobile App
14 15 (10.49%) Confluence
15 14 (9.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (9.79%) Microservices
16 13 (9.09%) Web Development
16 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
16 13 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
17 12 (8.39%) Scrum
17 12 (8.39%) Degree
17 12 (8.39%) Atlassian
17 12 (8.39%) Mobile Application Development
18 11 (7.69%) APMP
18 11 (7.69%) PMI Certification
18 11 (7.69%) ITIL
18 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
18 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Office

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 (10.49%) Confluence
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.70%) Liferay
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (4.90%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Odoo
2 4 (2.80%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.40%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.70%) Lawson
4 1 (0.70%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Azure
2 4 (2.80%) Office 365
2 4 (2.80%) SaaS
3 3 (2.10%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.70%) Boomi
5 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) 4G
1 1 (0.70%) 5G
1 1 (0.70%) Internet
1 1 (0.70%) LAN
1 1 (0.70%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (0.70%) WAN
1 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.80%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.10%) Power BI
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (16.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 25 (17.48%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.50%) Back Office
4 5 (3.50%) Games
4 5 (3.50%) Law
5 4 (2.80%) Local Government
5 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.10%) Banking
6 3 (2.10%) Marketing
6 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.10%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (0.70%) EDI
1 1 (0.70%) J2EE
1 1 (0.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Mobile App
2 13 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.20%) PMI
5 4 (2.80%) NHS
6 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.10%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.40%) Replication
7 2 (1.40%) User Experience
8 1 (0.70%) CCTV
8 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) FMCG
8 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (67.83%) Project Management
2 70 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (35.66%) PRINCE2
4 36 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (23.08%) Project Delivery
6 26 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 22 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (13.29%) ERP
9 17 (11.89%) Logistics
10 14 (9.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (9.79%) Microservices
11 13 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
11 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 13 (9.09%) Web Development
12 12 (8.39%) Mobile Application Development
12 12 (8.39%) Scrum
13 11 (7.69%) ITIL
14 10 (6.99%) CRM
14 10 (6.99%) Economics
15 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.80%) SQL
2 3 (2.10%) Python
3 2 (1.40%) Java
4 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Degree
2 11 (7.69%) APMP
2 11 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 9 (6.29%) PMP
4 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.50%) MAPM
6 2 (1.40%) PhD
6 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.99%) PMO
2 4 (2.80%) GDPR
2 4 (2.80%) QA
3 3 (2.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 22 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.99%) SAP
3 12 (8.39%) Atlassian
4 7 (4.90%) Sage
5 5 (3.50%) Infor
6 4 (2.80%) Ariba
6 4 (2.80%) Concur
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle
6 4 (2.80%) Workday
7 3 (2.10%) Tableau
8 2 (1.40%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.70%) Adobe
9 1 (0.70%) Dell
9 1 (0.70%) Epicor
9 1 (0.70%) hybris
9 1 (0.70%) IFS
9 1 (0.70%) Informatica
9 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.70%) TOWER Software