Period
to 22 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 71 96
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 98 77 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.05% 3.24% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 3.33% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 89 67 89
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £37,000 £42,500 £34,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,500 £64,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -4.76%

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 2,325 2,315 2,421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 97.31% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,986 1,960 1,941
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £48,250 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.63% +3.76% -7.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,375 £72,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 55 (56.12%) Project Management
2 43 (43.88%) PRINCE2
3 30 (30.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (23.47%) Wireless
7 22 (22.45%) Finance
7 22 (22.45%) WAN
7 22 (22.45%) LAN
8 21 (21.43%) IaaS
9 20 (20.41%) VoIP
10 17 (17.35%) ITIL
11 16 (16.33%) Retail
12 13 (13.27%) Waterfall
12 13 (13.27%) PMI Certification
13 11 (11.22%) PMI
14 9 (9.18%) Migration
14 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
16 7 (7.14%) Scrum
16 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
16 7 (7.14%) Degree
16 7 (7.14%) Coaching
16 7 (7.14%) User Stories
16 7 (7.14%) SDLC
17 6 (6.12%) Presales
17 6 (6.12%) MVNO
17 6 (6.12%) Workshop Facilitation
17 6 (6.12%) Budgeting and Forecasting
17 6 (6.12%) Wireframes

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 1 (1.02%) Confluence
1 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.43%) IaaS
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.08%) Office 365
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.02%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) Wireless
2 22 (22.45%) LAN
2 22 (22.45%) WAN
3 20 (20.41%) VoIP
4 6 (6.12%) Broadband
4 6 (6.12%) MVNO
5 3 (3.06%) Skype
6 1 (1.02%) Firewall
6 1 (1.02%) Internet
6 1 (1.02%) SAN
6 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 28 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 22 (22.45%) Finance
3 16 (16.33%) Retail
4 4 (4.08%) Legal
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.02%) Billing
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) PMI
2 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) EPoS
4 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.04%) Life Science
6 1 (1.02%) CMDB
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) CentOS
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.12%) Project Management
2 43 (43.88%) PRINCE2
3 30 (30.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.35%) ITIL
6 13 (13.27%) Waterfall
7 9 (9.18%) Migration
7 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.14%) Coaching
9 7 (7.14%) Scrum
9 7 (7.14%) SDLC
9 7 (7.14%) User Stories
10 6 (6.12%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 6 (6.12%) Presales
10 6 (6.12%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.12%) Wireframes
10 6 (6.12%) Workshop Facilitation
11 5 (5.10%) Commercial Awareness
11 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.02%) Java
1 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.14%) Degree
3 4 (4.08%) PMP
3 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) PMO
2 1 (1.02%) GDPR
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.06%) SAP
2 2 (2.04%) VMware
3 1 (1.02%) ATG
3 1 (1.02%) Citrix