Period
to

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 123 103
Rank change year-on-year +48 -20 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 909 435 414
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.00% 2.75% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 2.93% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 582 301 346
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £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 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 21,313 14,848 13,344
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.69% 93.72% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12,591 10,856 11,004
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +25 312 £60,000 +14.29% 21
Hampshire +79 240 £55,000 - 16
Surrey +7 184 £59,175 +2.91% 6
Berkshire +41 176 £60,000 - 12
Buckinghamshire +6 92 £60,000 +11.63% 6
Kent -14 60 £55,000 +12.82% 2
West Sussex +8 55 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Oxfordshire -25 44 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Sussex -21 38 £54,320 +20.71% 1
Home Counties -7 5 £67,500 -20.59%
Sussex -6 3 £50,000 +6.38%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Project Manager job roles required the following 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.

1 599 (65.90%) Project Management
2 428 (47.08%) Agile
3 362 (39.82%) Finance
4 339 (37.29%) Social Skills
5 322 (35.42%) Project Delivery
6 296 (32.56%) PRINCE2
7 241 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 183 (20.13%) Waterfall
9 152 (16.72%) Scrum
10 148 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 134 (14.74%) PMI Certification
11 134 (14.74%) Degree
12 117 (12.87%) PMP
13 111 (12.21%) Change Management
14 104 (11.44%) Security Cleared
15 103 (11.33%) Decision-Making
16 101 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
17 100 (11.00%) SDLC
18 92 (10.12%) Presentation Skills
19 91 (10.01%) Microsoft Excel
20 86 (9.46%) Service Delivery
21 80 (8.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 77 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
23 75 (8.25%) ITIL
24 72 (7.92%) Mentoring
24 72 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
24 72 (7.92%) SC Cleared
25 71 (7.81%) PMO
26 67 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 66 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement

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 49 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.75%) Confluence
3 9 (0.99%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.55%) CMS
4 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Drupal
7 1 (0.11%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.11%) JBoss
7 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 101 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 91 (10.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (8.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 77 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
5 44 (4.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.44%) Maximo
4 3 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.11%) Cloudability
6 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.62%) SaaS
2 39 (4.29%) Azure
3 33 (3.63%) Microsoft 365
4 25 (2.75%) AWS
5 16 (1.76%) Smartsheet
6 12 (1.32%) Power Platform
7 7 (0.77%) SAP Commerce Cloud
7 7 (0.77%) Veeva
8 6 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.44%) Boomi
9 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.44%) GitHub
10 3 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.22%) IaaS
11 2 (0.22%) Mavenlink
11 2 (0.22%) PaaS
11 2 (0.22%) Trello
12 1 (0.11%) Azure DevOps
12 1 (0.11%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.32%) 5G
1 12 (1.32%) WAN
2 11 (1.21%) LAN
2 11 (1.21%) Skype
3 10 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (0.77%) VoIP
5 6 (0.66%) DHCP
5 6 (0.66%) DNS
6 5 (0.55%) Firewall
6 5 (0.55%) MPLS
6 5 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (0.55%) VLAN
6 5 (0.55%) VPN
7 4 (0.44%) PBX
7 4 (0.44%) SAN
7 4 (0.44%) SDH
8 3 (0.33%) PSTN
8 3 (0.33%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.33%) WLAN
9 2 (0.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.32%) Power BI
3 9 (0.99%) Big Data
4 8 (0.88%) SQL Server
5 6 (0.66%) Electronic Patient Records
6 4 (0.44%) Tableau
7 3 (0.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.11%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.11%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 58 (6.38%) JIRA
2 10 (1.10%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 362 (39.82%) Finance
2 339 (37.29%) Social Skills
3 92 (10.12%) Presentation Skills
4 72 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (6.16%) Organisational Skills
6 54 (5.94%) Marketing
7 49 (5.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 44 (4.84%) Retail
9 40 (4.40%) Influencing Skills
10 34 (3.74%) Telecoms
11 29 (3.19%) Legal
12 23 (2.53%) Automotive
12 23 (2.53%) Public Sector
12 23 (2.53%) Social Housing
13 21 (2.31%) Games
14 19 (2.09%) Manufacturing
14 19 (2.09%) Police
15 17 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (1.76%) Billing
17 15 (1.65%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.77%) .NET
2 6 (0.66%) CSS
2 6 (0.66%) EDI
2 6 (0.66%) HTML
3 4 (0.44%) Play Framework
4 2 (0.22%) Web Services
5 1 (0.11%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.11%) FHIR
5 1 (0.11%) J2EE
5 1 (0.11%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (0.11%) MACH
5 1 (0.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.04%) Management Information System
2 55 (6.05%) PMI
3 31 (3.41%) NHS
3 31 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (2.97%) User Experience
5 26 (2.86%) Life Science
6 21 (2.31%) Cyberattack
7 19 (2.09%) Cybercrime
8 16 (1.76%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.21%) Digital Media
12 10 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.77%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.66%) Media Streaming
15 5 (0.55%) Legacy Systems
16 4 (0.44%) FMCG
17 3 (0.33%) IoT
17 3 (0.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.43%) Windows
2 7 (0.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.44%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.22%) Linux
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (65.90%) Project Management
2 428 (47.08%) Agile
3 322 (35.42%) Project Delivery
4 296 (32.56%) PRINCE2
5 241 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 183 (20.13%) Waterfall
7 152 (16.72%) Scrum
8 111 (12.21%) Change Management
9 103 (11.33%) Decision-Making
10 100 (11.00%) SDLC
11 86 (9.46%) Service Delivery
12 75 (8.25%) ITIL
13 72 (7.92%) Mentoring
14 66 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 60 (6.60%) Business Case
15 60 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
16 59 (6.49%) Project Governance
17 57 (6.27%) Risk Management
18 56 (6.16%) Cybersecurity
18 56 (6.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.08%) C
2 9 (0.99%) SQL
3 7 (0.77%) Java
4 5 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.44%) Clojure
5 4 (0.44%) Scala
6 3 (0.33%) VB
7 2 (0.22%) C#
7 2 (0.22%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.11%) Python
8 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 134 (14.74%) Degree
1 134 (14.74%) PMI Certification
2 117 (12.87%) PMP
3 104 (11.44%) Security Cleared
4 72 (7.92%) SC Cleared
5 67 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 56 (6.16%) DV Cleared
7 35 (3.85%) APMP
8 28 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (1.10%) MAPM
10 8 (0.88%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.77%) ISEB
12 5 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (0.55%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.44%) HND
14 3 (0.33%) CAPM
15 2 (0.22%) BICSI RCDD
15 2 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.81%) PMO
2 54 (5.94%) QA
3 25 (2.75%) Good Clinical Practice
4 15 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.77%) CDISC
5 7 (0.77%) GDPR
6 6 (0.66%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.44%) GMP
9 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.33%) SLA
10 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.11%) APQC
11 1 (0.11%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.11%) HL7
11 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (1.43%) Hyper-V
2 10 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.11%) Docker
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.66%) WSUS
2 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.11%) OpenView
3 1 (0.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) SCOM
3 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 148 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 21 (2.31%) SAP
3 20 (2.20%) VMware
4 18 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (1.54%) Adobe
5 14 (1.54%) Oracle
6 12 (1.32%) Apple
6 12 (1.32%) Cisco
7 10 (1.10%) Google
7 10 (1.10%) QinetiQ
8 8 (0.88%) Civica
8 8 (0.88%) Northgate
9 7 (0.77%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.66%) BMC
10 6 (0.66%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.66%) Sun
11 5 (0.55%) Dell
11 5 (0.55%) NEC
11 5 (0.55%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (0.33%) Remedy