Period
to 18 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 51 60
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 33 2 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.30% 0.63% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 0.65% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 2 10
10th Percentile £38,750 £46,000 £35,166
25th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £43,865
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £65,000 £47,868
Median % change year-on-year -26.92% +35.79% -12.97%
75th Percentile £51,250 £81,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £88,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -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 670 309 537
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.35% 97.48% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 409 168 425
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +4.29%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 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
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim 0 31 £47,500 +5.56% 3
County Down - 2 £45,000 -
Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 (90.91%) Project Management
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) Analytics
3 12 (36.36%) PMO
4 11 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 11 (33.33%) Scrum
4 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (27.27%) Data Integration
6 9 (27.27%) Machine Learning
6 9 (27.27%) Visualisation
7 8 (24.24%) Dependency Management
7 8 (24.24%) Project Delivery
7 8 (24.24%) Social Skills
8 7 (21.21%) Change Management
9 6 (18.18%) PMP
9 6 (18.18%) Banking
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
10 5 (15.15%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (15.15%) Business Case
11 4 (12.12%) Virtual Team
11 4 (12.12%) Change Control
11 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
11 4 (12.12%) ERP
12 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
12 3 (9.09%) Portfolio Management

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 2 (6.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Docs
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 11 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (24.24%) Social Skills
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Law
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (3.03%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Project Management
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) Analytics
4 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 11 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) Data Integration
6 9 (27.27%) Machine Learning
6 9 (27.27%) Visualisation
7 8 (24.24%) Dependency Management
7 8 (24.24%) Project Delivery
8 7 (21.21%) Change Management
9 5 (15.15%) Business Case
9 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
9 5 (15.15%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (12.12%) Change Control
10 4 (12.12%) ERP
11 3 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) PMP
2 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) PMO
2 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft