Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 96 82
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 992 1,021 1,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.73% 3.29% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 3.40% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 826 906 1,031
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 25,637 29,999 30,836
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.69% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21,207 25,046 25,589
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 0 357 £53,750 +7.50% 52
Hampshire +19 216 £52,500 +10.53% 19
Surrey +68 193 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Berkshire -11 188 £57,500 +9.52% 22
West Sussex -9 109 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Oxfordshire +33 87 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Buckinghamshire -7 84 £51,250 +2.50% 19
East Sussex 0 77 £50,000 - 1
Kent +19 30 £45,000 +9.09% 5
Sussex +14 4 £75,000 +25.00%
Middlesex +4 1 £42,500 +7.59%
Home Counties - 1 £39,000 -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 South East region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 674 (67.94%) Project Management
2 432 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (35.79%) PRINCE2
4 307 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 287 (28.93%) Finance
6 175 (17.64%) Waterfall
7 159 (16.03%) Microsoft
8 135 (13.61%) Degree
9 128 (12.90%) Scrum
10 102 (10.28%) Microsoft Project
11 100 (10.08%) PMI Certification
11 100 (10.08%) Risk Management
12 97 (9.78%) SDLC
13 92 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
14 88 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
15 84 (8.47%) SAP
16 83 (8.37%) Change Management
16 83 (8.37%) PMO
17 80 (8.06%) ERP
18 76 (7.66%) JIRA
19 75 (7.56%) PMP
20 72 (7.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 70 (7.06%) Migration
22 69 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
22 69 (6.96%) Data Centre
23 65 (6.55%) E-Commerce
24 64 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
25 61 (6.15%) ITIL
26 60 (6.05%) CRM
27 58 (5.85%) Change Control

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 (3.53%) Confluence
2 33 (3.33%) CMS
3 13 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.60%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.40%) WordPress
8 2 (0.20%) Apache
8 2 (0.20%) IIS
8 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.10%) Drupal
Applications
1 102 (10.28%) Microsoft Project
2 88 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
3 69 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 45 (4.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (3.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (1.31%) Dynamics GP
4 13 (1.31%) NetSuite
5 12 (1.21%) SAP HR
6 11 (1.11%) Infor SunSystems
7 4 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.20%) BPCS
9 2 (0.20%) Lawson
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.03%) Office 365
2 38 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.81%) SuccessFactors
5 17 (1.71%) SaaS
6 14 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.50%) Trello
9 3 (0.30%) PaaS
10 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.10%) Force.com
11 1 (0.10%) IaaS
11 1 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.83%) WAN
2 31 (3.13%) LAN
3 29 (2.92%) Unified Communications
4 18 (1.81%) SAN
5 12 (1.21%) Firewall
5 12 (1.21%) Wireless
6 11 (1.11%) VoIP
7 8 (0.81%) MPLS
8 7 (0.71%) Network Security
9 6 (0.60%) Internet
9 6 (0.60%) Intranet
9 6 (0.60%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.50%) Skype
11 4 (0.40%) SMS
12 3 (0.30%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.20%) VPN
13 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.10%) 2G
14 1 (0.10%) DNS
14 1 (0.10%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.71%) Big Data
2 5 (0.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.40%) Apache Hive
3 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.40%) Impala
3 4 (0.40%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.30%) MySQL
5 2 (0.20%) GIS
5 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.10%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.10%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 76 (7.66%) JIRA
2 15 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.81%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 287 (28.93%) Finance
2 53 (5.34%) Retail
3 51 (5.14%) Marketing
4 42 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.02%) Legal
6 25 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.92%) Advertising
8 12 (1.21%) Billing
9 11 (1.11%) Banking
10 9 (0.91%) Local Government
11 8 (0.81%) Electronics
11 8 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.60%) Back Office
12 6 (0.60%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.60%) Publishing
13 5 (0.50%) Automotive
13 5 (0.50%) Law
14 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.54%) .NET
2 10 (1.01%) HTML
3 6 (0.60%) CSS
4 5 (0.50%) Middleware
5 4 (0.40%) CGI
6 3 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.30%) SAP Business Workflow
6 3 (0.30%) Web Services
7 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.20%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.20%) Flash
7 2 (0.20%) LAMP
7 2 (0.20%) React
7 2 (0.20%) Symfony
8 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.10%) COM
8 1 (0.10%) Kafka
8 1 (0.10%) React Native
8 1 (0.10%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (0.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.96%) Data Centre
2 53 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.94%) PMI
4 26 (2.62%) Driving Licence
5 24 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (2.02%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.51%) Fintech
9 13 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (1.31%) User Experience
10 12 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.11%) e-Learning
12 8 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.60%) NHS
14 4 (0.40%) EPoS
15 3 (0.30%) FMCG
15 3 (0.30%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.30%) Social Media
16 2 (0.20%) Analytical Mindset
16 2 (0.20%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.82%) Windows
2 12 (1.21%) Windows Server
3 11 (1.11%) Linux
4 7 (0.71%) Solaris
5 6 (0.60%) AIX
6 5 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.30%) Unix
9 2 (0.20%) Android
9 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (67.94%) Project Management
2 432 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (35.79%) PRINCE2
4 307 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 175 (17.64%) Waterfall
6 128 (12.90%) Scrum
7 100 (10.08%) Risk Management
8 97 (9.78%) SDLC
9 92 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
10 83 (8.37%) Change Management
11 80 (8.06%) ERP
12 70 (7.06%) Migration
13 65 (6.55%) E-Commerce
14 64 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 61 (6.15%) ITIL
16 60 (6.05%) CRM
17 58 (5.85%) Change Control
18 56 (5.65%) People Management
19 53 (5.34%) Project Planning
20 51 (5.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (2.32%) SQL
2 19 (1.92%) C
3 11 (1.11%) C#
4 10 (1.01%) Java
5 8 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.40%) PHP
7 1 (0.10%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.10%) X++
Qualifications
1 135 (13.61%) Degree
2 100 (10.08%) PMI Certification
3 75 (7.56%) PMP
4 72 (7.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 55 (5.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 54 (5.44%) Security Cleared
7 49 (4.94%) SC Cleared
8 34 (3.43%) APMP
9 8 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.50%) ISEB
12 4 (0.40%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.40%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.30%) HNC
13 3 (0.30%) IIBA
14 2 (0.20%) CCNA
14 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (8.37%) PMO
2 53 (5.34%) QA
3 6 (0.60%) GDPR
4 5 (0.50%) SLA
5 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 16 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.40%) vCloud
6 2 (0.20%) Firmware
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (1.01%) SCCM
3 4 (0.40%) SCOM
4 1 (0.10%) Ansible
4 1 (0.10%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 159 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 84 (8.47%) SAP
3 35 (3.53%) Oracle
4 25 (2.52%) Cisco
5 21 (2.12%) VMware
6 15 (1.51%) hybris
6 15 (1.51%) Workday
7 14 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.31%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.11%) CODA
10 10 (1.01%) Sage
11 9 (0.91%) CheckPoint
11 9 (0.91%) Virgin Media
12 7 (0.71%) HP
13 6 (0.60%) IBM
13 6 (0.60%) NetApp
14 5 (0.50%) Avaya
14 5 (0.50%) JD Edwards
15 4 (0.40%) Citrix
15 4 (0.40%) EMC