Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 107 54
Rank change year-on-year +35 -53 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 90 67 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.49% 2.32% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 2.39% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 91 67 167
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
10th Percentile £37,915 £40,000 £38,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 2,476 2,802 4,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.92% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,076 2,089 3,494
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +3.26% -3.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 17 February 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 17 February 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 71 (78.89%) Project Management
2 43 (47.78%) PRINCE2
3 38 (42.22%) Finance
4 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (26.67%) Scrum
7 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
8 22 (24.44%) ITIL
8 22 (24.44%) Migration
9 20 (22.22%) SaaS
10 18 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 18 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (13.33%) Retail
12 12 (13.33%) Wealth Management
13 10 (11.11%) PMO
13 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (10.00%) .NET
14 9 (10.00%) Degree
14 9 (10.00%) SDLC
15 8 (8.89%) Advertising
15 8 (8.89%) Change Management
15 8 (8.89%) PMI Certification
16 7 (7.78%) ERP
16 7 (7.78%) Remedy
16 7 (7.78%) Project Planning
16 7 (7.78%) APMP
17 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis

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 4 (4.44%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) FormScape
Applications
1 30 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (2.22%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.22%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.22%) SaaS
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) WAN
2 4 (4.44%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.22%) RNC
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 38 (42.22%) Finance
2 18 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (13.33%) Retail
4 8 (8.89%) Advertising
5 3 (3.33%) Back Office
5 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Law
6 2 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Banking
7 1 (1.11%) German Language
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.22%) HTML
2 2 (2.22%) HTML5
2 2 (2.22%) WCF
2 2 (2.22%) WPF
3 1 (1.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.56%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.44%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.44%) Fintech
5 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.22%) PMI
7 1 (1.11%) EPoS
7 1 (1.11%) Life Science
7 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
1 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (78.89%) Project Management
2 43 (47.78%) PRINCE2
3 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (26.67%) Scrum
5 22 (24.44%) ITIL
5 22 (24.44%) Migration
6 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.33%) Wealth Management
7 9 (10.00%) SDLC
8 8 (8.89%) Change Management
9 7 (7.78%) ERP
9 7 (7.78%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (5.56%) ITIL V3
11 5 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (4.44%) Change Control
12 4 (4.44%) Matrix Management
12 4 (4.44%) Programme Management
12 4 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) C#
2 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.44%) SQL
4 3 (3.33%) Java
4 3 (3.33%) Python
5 2 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
1 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (8.89%) PMI Certification
3 7 (7.78%) APMP
4 6 (6.67%) PMP
5 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Remedy
3 2 (2.22%) Amdocs
3 2 (2.22%) Capita
3 2 (2.22%) Ericsson
3 2 (2.22%) Google
3 2 (2.22%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.22%) Nokia
3 2 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco
4 1 (1.11%) Infor
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle