Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 69 98
Rank change year-on-year -1 +29 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 81 88 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.91% 3.64% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 3.80% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 75 89 97
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,915 £41,250
90th Percentile £67,800 £64,000 £72,500
Berkshire 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 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 1,989 2,318 3,226
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 95.86% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,708 1,909 2,426
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -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 10 December 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 10 December 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 65 (80.25%) Project Management
2 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (29.63%) PRINCE2
4 19 (23.46%) CMS
5 17 (20.99%) Finance
5 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.05%) PMI Certification
6 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (14.81%) Project Planning
8 11 (13.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (13.58%) Sitecore
8 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.35%) SDLC
9 10 (12.35%) PMI
9 10 (12.35%) Scrum
10 9 (11.11%) .NET
11 8 (9.88%) Retail
11 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (8.64%) JIRA
12 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
13 6 (7.41%) Migration
13 6 (7.41%) PRINCE
13 6 (7.41%) Matrix Management
13 6 (7.41%) Change Control
13 6 (7.41%) Line Management
13 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (6.17%) PMP

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 19 (23.46%) CMS
2 11 (13.58%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.70%) Office 365
3 2 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) Force.com
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Firewall
1 3 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Skype
2 1 (1.23%) SMS
2 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.23%) Power BI
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Retail
3 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
4 2 (2.47%) German Language
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) CSS
2 4 (4.94%) HTML
3 1 (1.23%) CGI
3 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) PMI
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.70%) EPoS
5 2 (2.47%) FMCG
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Windows
1 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (80.25%) Project Management
2 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.63%) PRINCE2
3 24 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (14.81%) Project Planning
5 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
6 10 (12.35%) Scrum
6 10 (12.35%) SDLC
7 6 (7.41%) Change Control
7 6 (7.41%) Line Management
7 6 (7.41%) Matrix Management
7 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.41%) Migration
7 6 (7.41%) PRINCE
7 6 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.17%) ERP
8 5 (6.17%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.94%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (4.94%) Change Management
9 4 (4.94%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.23%) C
3 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) PMI Certification
2 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (6.17%) PMP
3 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.94%) Degree
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe
4 1 (1.23%) Cognos
4 1 (1.23%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.23%) Remedy
4 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.23%) T-Plan