Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 86 55
Rank change year-on-year -11 -31 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1,045 1,063 1,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.31% 3.37% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 3.48% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 936 976 1,638
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -2.91%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 30,583 30,521 39,518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.90% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25,587 25,321 33,615
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the South East

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in the South East

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in the South East

Project Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Thames Valley +19 435 £50,000 -4.76% 54
Berkshire +9 228 £50,000 -9.09% 24
Hampshire -32 210 £45,000 -10.00% 28
Surrey -24 150 £55,000 - 26
West Sussex +8 129 £50,000 -1.96% 4
Buckinghamshire +31 121 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Oxfordshire +15 88 £42,500 -22.73% 18
East Sussex -40 71 £50,350 +0.70% 5
Kent +2 39 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Middlesex -2 4 £53,750 -14.00% 1
Sussex - 3 £58,750 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £60,000 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 709 (67.85%) Project Management
2 471 (45.07%) PRINCE2
3 402 (38.47%) Agile Software Development
4 348 (33.30%) Finance
5 268 (25.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 159 (15.22%) Microsoft
7 157 (15.02%) Scrum
8 124 (11.87%) Microsoft Project
9 106 (10.14%) Waterfall
10 102 (9.76%) Degree
11 90 (8.61%) PMI Certification
11 90 (8.61%) SDLC
12 89 (8.52%) PMO
13 86 (8.23%) PMP
13 86 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
14 84 (8.04%) Project Planning
15 81 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 78 (7.46%) ITIL
16 78 (7.46%) Change Management
17 77 (7.37%) Security Cleared
18 67 (6.41%) Risk Management
19 62 (5.93%) Data Centre
20 61 (5.84%) Telecoms
21 60 (5.74%) Marketing
21 60 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
22 58 (5.55%) Retail
22 58 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
23 55 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 53 (5.07%) QA
25 52 (4.98%) JIRA

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 35 (3.35%) CMS
2 33 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 10 (0.96%) MS Project Server
4 8 (0.77%) IIS
5 6 (0.57%) WordPress
6 5 (0.48%) Documentum
7 4 (0.38%) Apache
8 3 (0.29%) Confluence
8 3 (0.29%) Drupal
8 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.19%) SAS
9 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.19%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.096%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.096%) FormScape
10 1 (0.096%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.096%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 124 (11.87%) Microsoft Project
2 86 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (4.02%) MS Visio
4 32 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.19%) Maya
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.096%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.57%) Sage X3
4 5 (0.48%) PlanetPress Connect
4 5 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.29%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 3 (0.29%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.096%) BPCS
7 1 (0.096%) Maximo
7 1 (0.096%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.096%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.096%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.096%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.096%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.69%) SaaS
2 41 (3.92%) Office 365
3 20 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.57%) Google Drive
6 5 (0.48%) PaaS
7 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.29%) IaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.19%) Trello
9 1 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.096%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.49%) WAN
2 21 (2.01%) LAN
3 18 (1.72%) Internet
4 13 (1.24%) Firewall
4 13 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (0.86%) VPN
6 5 (0.48%) SMS
6 5 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (0.38%) DHCP
7 4 (0.38%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.38%) Intranet
7 4 (0.38%) Skype
7 4 (0.38%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.29%) VoIP
8 3 (0.29%) Wireless
9 2 (0.19%) 3G
9 2 (0.19%) DMZ
9 2 (0.19%) DNS
9 2 (0.19%) RNC
9 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 17 (1.63%) Big Data
4 12 (1.15%) OLAP
5 11 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (0.96%) Power BI
7 8 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (0.77%) DB2
7 8 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (0.77%) QlikView
8 4 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.38%) MySQL
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.38%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.19%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 52 (4.98%) JIRA
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 348 (33.30%) Finance
2 61 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 60 (5.74%) Marketing
4 58 (5.55%) Retail
5 25 (2.39%) Banking
6 22 (2.11%) Advertising
7 21 (2.01%) Legal
8 20 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.15%) Back Office
9 12 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.96%) French Language
11 9 (0.86%) Law
12 8 (0.77%) German Language
13 7 (0.67%) Billing
13 7 (0.67%) Games
14 5 (0.48%) Electronics
14 5 (0.48%) Publishing
15 3 (0.29%) Local Government
15 3 (0.29%) Retail Finance
16 2 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.11%) .NET
2 11 (1.05%) HTML
3 7 (0.67%) LAMP
4 5 (0.48%) Mason
4 5 (0.48%) Web Services
5 4 (0.38%) WCF
6 3 (0.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.29%) CSS
6 3 (0.29%) Kendo UI
6 3 (0.29%) SAP PI
6 3 (0.29%) WPF
6 3 (0.29%) XML
7 2 (0.19%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.19%) HTML5
8 1 (0.096%) COM
8 1 (0.096%) J2EE
8 1 (0.096%) JSON
8 1 (0.096%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.93%) Data Centre
2 60 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.54%) PMI
5 24 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 21 (2.01%) User Experience
7 19 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.63%) Driving Licence
9 15 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.15%) Computer Science
11 10 (0.96%) Reinsurance
11 10 (0.96%) Social Media
11 10 (0.96%) Tandem
12 8 (0.77%) CCTV
12 8 (0.77%) Fintech
12 8 (0.77%) NHS
13 6 (0.57%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.57%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.57%) EPoS
14 5 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.11%) Windows
2 15 (1.44%) Linux
3 14 (1.34%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.38%) Android
6 4 (0.38%) Unix
7 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.096%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (67.85%) Project Management
2 471 (45.07%) PRINCE2
3 402 (38.47%) Agile Software Development
4 268 (25.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 157 (15.02%) Scrum
6 106 (10.14%) Waterfall
7 90 (8.61%) SDLC
8 84 (8.04%) Project Planning
9 78 (7.46%) Change Management
9 78 (7.46%) ITIL
10 67 (6.41%) Risk Management
11 58 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 50 (4.78%) Business Analysis
13 50 (4.78%) CRM
13 50 (4.78%) Migration
14 47 (4.50%) ERP
15 46 (4.40%) Programme Management
16 45 (4.31%) Time Management
17 43 (4.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (2.11%) SQL
2 16 (1.53%) C
3 15 (1.44%) Java
4 10 (0.96%) JavaScript
5 9 (0.86%) C#
5 9 (0.86%) PHP
6 8 (0.77%) Python
7 4 (0.38%) Perl
8 2 (0.19%) C++
8 2 (0.19%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.19%) X++
9 1 (0.096%) Ruby
9 1 (0.096%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (9.76%) Degree
2 90 (8.61%) PMI Certification
3 86 (8.23%) PMP
4 81 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 77 (7.37%) Security Cleared
6 55 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 44 (4.21%) SC Cleared
8 24 (2.30%) APMP
9 7 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.48%) PhD
11 4 (0.38%) ISEB
11 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.29%) CISSP
13 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.19%) MAPM
13 2 (0.19%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.19%) PgMP
14 1 (0.096%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.096%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (8.52%) PMO
2 53 (5.07%) QA
3 20 (1.91%) SLA
4 10 (0.96%) GDPR
5 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.38%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.096%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.096%) MiFID
8 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.19%) SCCM
1 2 (0.19%) Sonobuoy
2 1 (0.096%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 159 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 35 (3.35%) Oracle
3 32 (3.06%) SAP
4 18 (1.72%) VMware
5 16 (1.53%) Cisco
5 16 (1.53%) Google
6 15 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.15%) Adobe
7 12 (1.15%) Citrix
8 8 (0.77%) Cognos
8 8 (0.77%) HP
8 8 (0.77%) Netezza
8 8 (0.77%) Sage
8 8 (0.77%) Teradata
9 7 (0.67%) Remedy
10 6 (0.57%) Apple
11 5 (0.48%) Capita
11 5 (0.48%) Dynatrace
11 5 (0.48%) Xerox
12 4 (0.38%) PayPal