Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 84 65
Rank change year-on-year -12 -19 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 966 1,015 1,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.19% 3.47% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 3.59% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 821 886 1,367
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £70,000
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 29,398 28,302 36,385
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.85% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24,486 23,654 31,007
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +8 377 £50,000 - 42
Hampshire -37 196 £47,500 -5.00% 23
Berkshire -22 183 £52,500 +5.00% 23
Surrey -15 152 £55,000 +15.79% 21
West Sussex +32 144 £55,000 -4.35% 9
Oxfordshire +31 109 £43,500 -8.42% 15
Buckinghamshire -13 85 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Kent +19 47 £55,000 +4.76% 8
East Sussex -63 47 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Sussex - 3 £58,750 -
Middlesex +13 2 £65,000 +18.18%
M4 Corridor -3 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 622 (64.39%) Project Management
2 436 (45.13%) PRINCE2
3 366 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (32.82%) Finance
5 234 (24.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 163 (16.87%) Scrum
7 152 (15.73%) Microsoft
8 122 (12.63%) Waterfall
9 102 (10.56%) Project Planning
10 101 (10.46%) SDLC
11 98 (10.14%) PMI Certification
12 91 (9.42%) PMP
12 91 (9.42%) Microsoft Project
13 85 (8.80%) PMO
14 84 (8.70%) Decision-Making
15 80 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
15 80 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
15 80 (8.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 80 (8.28%) Security Cleared
16 79 (8.18%) Degree
16 79 (8.18%) Change Management
17 70 (7.25%) JIRA
17 70 (7.25%) ITIL
18 59 (6.11%) Project Governance
18 59 (6.11%) ERP
19 58 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
20 56 (5.80%) Matrix Management
21 55 (5.69%) Retail
22 54 (5.59%) QA
22 54 (5.59%) Data Centre

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 42 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.62%) CMS
3 13 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (1.14%) Confluence
5 6 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.52%) IIS
7 4 (0.41%) Apache
7 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.21%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.21%) SAS
8 2 (0.21%) WordPress
9 1 (0.10%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.10%) Kentico
9 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 91 (9.42%) Microsoft Project
2 80 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 20 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) Maya
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.93%) Workfront
4 8 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.31%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.31%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.21%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.21%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.21%) BPCS
6 2 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.21%) OPENContractor
6 2 (0.21%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.21%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.21%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.21%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.21%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.28%) Office 365
2 33 (3.42%) SaaS
3 32 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.04%) PaaS
6 9 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.62%) IaaS
8 5 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.10%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.21%) WAN
2 29 (3.00%) LAN
3 24 (2.48%) Internet
4 15 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (1.35%) Firewall
6 12 (1.24%) VPN
7 8 (0.83%) DHCP
7 8 (0.83%) SMS
7 8 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.62%) DNS
9 5 (0.52%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.41%) DMZ
10 4 (0.41%) VoIP
11 3 (0.31%) Intranet
12 2 (0.21%) Broadband
12 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.21%) ISDN
12 2 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (0.21%) RNC
12 2 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.35%) Big Data
3 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (0.72%) OLAP
4 7 (0.72%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (0.62%) DB2
5 6 (0.62%) Power BI
5 6 (0.62%) QlikView
6 5 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.41%) Blockchain
7 4 (0.41%) GIS
7 4 (0.41%) MySQL
8 3 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (7.25%) JIRA
2 15 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.62%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.10%) GitLab
General
1 317 (32.82%) Finance
2 55 (5.69%) Retail
3 53 (5.49%) Marketing
4 49 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.17%) Legal
6 17 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.66%) Games
8 15 (1.55%) Back Office
9 14 (1.45%) Banking
10 9 (0.93%) Advertising
11 8 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.62%) French Language
12 6 (0.62%) German Language
13 5 (0.52%) Electronics
14 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.41%) Publishing
15 3 (0.31%) Automotive
15 3 (0.31%) Billing
16 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.21%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.62%) .NET
2 15 (1.55%) LAMP
3 9 (0.93%) Web Services
4 8 (0.83%) HTML
5 4 (0.41%) WCF
6 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.31%) HTML5
6 3 (0.31%) Kendo UI
6 3 (0.31%) XML
7 2 (0.21%) React
7 2 (0.21%) WPF
8 1 (0.10%) COM
8 1 (0.10%) CSS
8 1 (0.10%) JSON
8 1 (0.10%) Laravel
8 1 (0.10%) Mason
8 1 (0.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.59%) Data Centre
3 42 (4.35%) PMI
4 29 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 29 (3.00%) User Experience
5 22 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 15 (1.55%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.83%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.72%) CCTV
11 7 (0.72%) EPoS
12 6 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.62%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.62%) Reinsurance
13 5 (0.52%) Digital Signage
13 5 (0.52%) Life Science
13 5 (0.52%) NHS
14 4 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 40 (4.14%) Windows
2 20 (2.07%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.55%) Linux
4 10 (1.04%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.52%) Unix
6 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (64.39%) Project Management
2 436 (45.13%) PRINCE2
3 366 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (24.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 163 (16.87%) Scrum
6 122 (12.63%) Waterfall
7 102 (10.56%) Project Planning
8 101 (10.46%) SDLC
9 84 (8.70%) Decision-Making
10 80 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
11 79 (8.18%) Change Management
12 70 (7.25%) ITIL
13 59 (6.11%) ERP
13 59 (6.11%) Project Governance
14 56 (5.80%) Matrix Management
15 53 (5.49%) Change Control
15 53 (5.49%) Programme Management
16 52 (5.38%) Matrix Organization
17 51 (5.28%) Risk Management
18 48 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (4.87%) SQL
2 16 (1.66%) PHP
3 15 (1.55%) Java
4 10 (1.04%) C
4 10 (1.04%) C#
5 8 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.72%) Python
7 5 (0.52%) Java 8
7 5 (0.52%) Java 9
8 4 (0.41%) Perl
8 4 (0.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 98 (10.14%) PMI Certification
2 91 (9.42%) PMP
3 80 (8.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 80 (8.28%) Security Cleared
4 79 (8.18%) Degree
5 53 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 51 (5.28%) SC Cleared
7 21 (2.17%) APMP
8 8 (0.83%) PhD
9 7 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (0.72%) ISEB
10 5 (0.52%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.52%) CEH
10 5 (0.52%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.21%) HNC
13 2 (0.21%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (8.80%) PMO
2 54 (5.59%) QA
3 23 (2.38%) SLA
4 9 (0.93%) GDPR
5 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 26 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.52%) Docker
5 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.52%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.41%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.21%) SCCM
4 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 152 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.45%) SAP
3 36 (3.73%) Oracle
4 29 (3.00%) VMware
5 21 (2.17%) Citrix
6 16 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.55%) Capita
7 15 (1.55%) Cisco
8 14 (1.45%) Google
9 13 (1.35%) Sitecore
10 9 (0.93%) Cognos
11 8 (0.83%) Sage
12 7 (0.72%) Avaya
13 6 (0.62%) Netezza
13 6 (0.62%) Teradata
14 5 (0.52%) Adobe
14 5 (0.52%) Dynatrace
14 5 (0.52%) IFS
15 4 (0.41%) PayPal
15 4 (0.41%) ServiceNow