Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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

Project Manager
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 87 86
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 82 69 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.70% 3.02% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 3.14% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 74 89 110
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,875 £38,063
90th Percentile £66,950 £65,250 £71,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,152 2,198 3,334
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 96.07% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,834 1,817 2,544
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Reading

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in Reading.

Salary trend for Project Manager in Reading

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Reading over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Reading region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 64 (78.05%) Project Management
2 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.93%) CMS
4 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
5 22 (26.83%) PRINCE2
6 21 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (23.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 19 (23.17%) Sitecore
7 19 (23.17%) Finance
8 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Project
9 14 (17.07%) .NET
10 12 (14.63%) PMI Certification
11 11 (13.41%) PMI
12 10 (12.20%) Waterfall
13 9 (10.98%) Project Planning
13 9 (10.98%) JIRA
14 8 (9.76%) Change Management
14 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
15 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
15 7 (8.54%) Scrum
15 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (8.54%) SDLC
16 6 (7.32%) User Stories
16 6 (7.32%) Wireframes
16 6 (7.32%) PMO
17 5 (6.10%) Retail
17 5 (6.10%) Migration
17 5 (6.10%) ERP
18 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
18 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 27 (32.93%) CMS
2 19 (23.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.22%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
1 1 (1.22%) Skype
1 1 (1.22%) SMS
1 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.44%) Power BI
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Advertising
5 2 (2.44%) German Language
5 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Automotive
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) CSS
2 4 (4.88%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) CGI
3 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) PMI
2 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) FMCG
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
1 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (78.05%) Project Management
2 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.83%) PRINCE2
4 21 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.20%) Waterfall
6 9 (10.98%) Project Planning
7 8 (9.76%) Change Management
8 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.54%) Scrum
8 7 (8.54%) SDLC
9 6 (7.32%) User Stories
9 6 (7.32%) Wireframes
10 5 (6.10%) ERP
10 5 (6.10%) Migration
11 4 (4.88%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (4.88%) Change Control
11 4 (4.88%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.88%) Matrix Management
11 4 (4.88%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.66%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) C
4 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) PMI Certification
2 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.88%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.66%) PMP
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.44%) ISEB
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.17%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.66%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe
4 1 (1.22%) Cognos
4 1 (1.22%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.22%) Remedy
4 1 (1.22%) T-Plan