Period
to 21 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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

Project Manager
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 49 57
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 35 1 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.85% 0.30% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 0.31% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 0 13
10th Percentile £36,750 " £27,676
25th Percentile £42,500 " £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 - £45,736
75th Percentile £51,250 " £53,750
90th Percentile £61,250 " £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 635 323 546
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 88.07% 96.71% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 404 132 380
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,600 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £56,563 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £73,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Northern Ireland

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Project Manager in Northern Ireland

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Northern Ireland

Project Manager
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
County Antrim - 33 £47,500 - 2
County Armagh - 2 £47,500 -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 30 (85.71%) Project Management
2 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) PMO
3 14 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (40.00%) Analytics
3 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) Dependency Management
5 11 (31.43%) PRINCE2
6 10 (28.57%) Banking
7 9 (25.71%) Data Analysis
7 9 (25.71%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (25.71%) Scrum
7 9 (25.71%) Machine Learning
7 9 (25.71%) Data Integration
7 9 (25.71%) Visualisation
8 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (20.00%) Renewable Energy
8 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 7 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (20.00%) Change Management
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.14%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
10 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 5 (14.29%) Project Delivery
10 5 (14.29%) Business Case
10 5 (14.29%) Legal
10 5 (14.29%) Degree
11 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
11 4 (11.43%) PMP

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (14.29%) Legal
5 3 (8.57%) Publishing
6 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Renewable Energy
2 4 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Project Management
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Analytics
2 14 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (34.29%) Dependency Management
4 11 (31.43%) PRINCE2
5 9 (25.71%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (25.71%) Data Analysis
5 9 (25.71%) Data Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Machine Learning
5 9 (25.71%) Scrum
5 9 (25.71%) Visualisation
6 7 (20.00%) Change Management
6 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (17.14%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (14.29%) Business Case
8 5 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.29%) Project Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
2 4 (11.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft