Period
to 14 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 14 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 > North of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 112 86
Rank change year-on-year -40 -26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 158 596 783
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.78% 3.09% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 3.20% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 137 507 670
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.97% -4.74% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 North of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 8,521 18,619 22,212
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.46% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,118 14,409 18,266
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £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 North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the North of England

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in the North of England

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in the North of England

Project Manager
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 14 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
North West -31 80 £48,750 +8.33% 11
Yorkshire +4 67 £46,250 -2.63% 12
North East +7 11 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 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 North of England region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 88 (55.70%) Project Management
2 70 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (33.54%) Finance
4 51 (32.28%) PRINCE2
5 46 (29.11%) Project Delivery
6 45 (28.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (13.29%) Scrum
7 21 (13.29%) Waterfall
8 15 (9.49%) SDLC
8 15 (9.49%) Degree
9 14 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (8.23%) Requirements Gathering
11 11 (6.96%) ERP
11 11 (6.96%) Retail
12 10 (6.33%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.33%) PMI Certification
12 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (6.33%) APMP
13 9 (5.70%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.70%) .NET
13 9 (5.70%) Migration
14 8 (5.06%) Microsoft
14 8 (5.06%) Change Management
14 8 (5.06%) Azure
14 8 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.06%) Project Governance
14 8 (5.06%) Business Transformation
14 8 (5.06%) Public Sector
15 7 (4.43%) JIRA
15 7 (4.43%) PMP

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) Mule
2 2 (1.27%) Mule ESB
2 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.63%) Apache
3 1 (0.63%) Confluence
3 1 (0.63%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Odoo
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Azure
2 4 (2.53%) AWS
3 2 (1.27%) GCP
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Firewall
1 2 (1.27%) Wireless
2 1 (0.63%) 4G
2 1 (0.63%) 5G
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) Intranet
2 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (4.43%) JIRA
2 3 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 53 (33.54%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Retail
3 8 (5.06%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.80%) Local Government
5 5 (3.16%) Law
5 5 (3.16%) Legal
6 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.90%) Back Office
7 3 (1.90%) Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Automotive
8 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Marketing
8 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.63%) Military
9 1 (0.63%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.70%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.27%) CSS
2 2 (1.27%) HTML
2 2 (1.27%) RESTful
3 1 (0.63%) jQuery
3 1 (0.63%) REST
3 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.90%) NHS
4 3 (1.90%) PMI
5 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.27%) Life Science
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) EPoS
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Smart City
6 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.90%) Windows
2 2 (1.27%) Linux
2 2 (1.27%) Unix
2 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.63%) CentOS
3 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (55.70%) Project Management
2 70 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (32.28%) PRINCE2
4 46 (29.11%) Project Delivery
5 45 (28.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (13.29%) Scrum
6 21 (13.29%) Waterfall
7 15 (9.49%) SDLC
8 14 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (8.23%) Requirements Gathering
10 11 (6.96%) ERP
11 10 (6.33%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.70%) Business Analysis
12 9 (5.70%) Migration
13 8 (5.06%) Business Transformation
13 8 (5.06%) Change Management
13 8 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (5.06%) Project Governance
14 6 (3.80%) Project Planning
14 6 (3.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.16%) PHP
2 4 (2.53%) Java
3 2 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) C
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.63%) SQL
4 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.49%) Degree
2 10 (6.33%) APMP
2 10 (6.33%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.43%) PMP
4 4 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.63%) HNC
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) PMO
2 3 (1.90%) GDPR
3 2 (1.27%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.43%) Oracle
2 7 (4.43%) SAP
3 4 (2.53%) Capita
4 3 (1.90%) Aderant
4 3 (1.90%) iManage
4 3 (1.90%) Infor
4 3 (1.90%) Intapp
4 3 (1.90%) Sage
4 3 (1.90%) Tableau
5 2 (1.27%) ATG
5 2 (1.27%) Google
5 2 (1.27%) hybris
5 2 (1.27%) IBM
5 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.63%) Avaya
6 1 (0.63%) Civica
6 1 (0.63%) Genesys
6 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat