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The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £48,278 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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

Project Manager
England > North East
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 71 90 71
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 47 11 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.82% 0.95% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 1.02% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 10
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,125 £41,450
25th Percentile £42,000 £39,313 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,278 £43,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.27% -14.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £56,563 £54,375 £55,313
90th Percentile £63,000 £66,750 £59,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,573 1,078 893
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 93.01% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 837 703
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £24,050
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the North East

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in the North East

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in the North East over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in the North East

Project Manager
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the North East region over the 6 months to 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear +16 31 £50,000 +16.28% 1
Durham 0 16 £42,500 - 3
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, Project Manager job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 29 (61.70%) Project Management
2 27 (57.45%) Project Delivery
3 26 (55.32%) Agile
4 21 (44.68%) Social Skills
5 20 (42.55%) Waterfall
6 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (31.91%) Scrum
8 13 (27.66%) Degree
8 13 (27.66%) Presentation Skills
8 13 (27.66%) Decision-Making
9 12 (25.53%) MS Visio
10 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
11 10 (21.28%) PMO
12 9 (19.15%) Strategic Thinking
12 9 (19.15%) Social Housing
12 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
12 9 (19.15%) Change Management
13 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (14.89%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (14.89%) Project Governance
13 7 (14.89%) Business Case
14 6 (12.77%) Azure
15 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (10.64%) ITIL
15 5 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
15 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
16 4 (8.51%) PMP
16 4 (8.51%) PMI Certification
16 4 (8.51%) ITSM
16 4 (8.51%) Retail

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (25.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (8.51%) SaaS
3 3 (6.38%) AWS
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 21 (44.68%) Social Skills
2 13 (27.66%) Presentation Skills
3 9 (19.15%) Social Housing
4 4 (8.51%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (8.51%) Retail
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Finance
6 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
7 1 (2.13%) Back Office
7 1 (2.13%) Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Billing
7 1 (2.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing
7 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) IVR
3 1 (2.13%) Life Science
3 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Project Management
2 27 (57.45%) Project Delivery
3 26 (55.32%) Agile
4 20 (42.55%) Waterfall
5 15 (31.91%) Scrum
6 13 (27.66%) Decision-Making
7 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
8 9 (19.15%) Change Management
8 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
8 9 (19.15%) Strategic Thinking
9 7 (14.89%) Business Case
9 7 (14.89%) Project Governance
9 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.64%) ITIL
10 5 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (8.51%) ITSM
11 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
11 4 (8.51%) SDLC
11 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.51%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) IEC 62304
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Civica
2 3 (6.38%) Google
2 3 (6.38%) Northgate
2 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.13%) IBM