Project Manager Jobs in the South East

Project Manager
England > South East

The median Project Manager salary in the South East is £52,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 73 71 75
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 596 566 862
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.45% 3.99% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 4.42% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 425 353 569
10th Percentile £35,750 £40,000 £40,853
25th Percentile £42,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £59,000 £55,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.02% +6.31% +11.00%
75th Percentile £63,250 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +4.55%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,230 12,794 19,553
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 90.26% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11,600 8,097 12,330
10th Percentile £27,613 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

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 26 May 2024.

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 26 May 2024. 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 +14 229 £50,000 -9.09% 81
Berkshire +40 119 £55,000 +20.61% 34
Hampshire +9 119 £52,500 -4.55% 41
Kent +55 98 £45,000 -25.99% 23
Surrey -33 91 £55,000 -12.00% 13
Oxfordshire +6 57 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Buckinghamshire -34 53 £44,000 -26.67% 31
West Sussex -14 27 £54,151 -24.27% 7
Sussex - 10 £60,750 -
East Sussex -11 6 £60,000 +4.35% 6
Middlesex - 4 - -
Isle of Wight - 2 £55,000 - 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2024, Project Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 401 (67.28%) Project Management
2 205 (34.40%) Social Skills
3 192 (32.21%) Agile
4 168 (28.19%) Project Delivery
5 137 (22.99%) PRINCE2
6 125 (20.97%) Finance
7 119 (19.97%) Degree
8 85 (14.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 79 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (11.41%) Waterfall
11 65 (10.91%) Microsoft
12 54 (9.06%) Microsoft Project
13 53 (8.89%) Risk Management
14 48 (8.05%) Budget Management
15 47 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
15 47 (7.89%) Decision-Making
15 47 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
16 46 (7.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 44 (7.38%) Collaborative Working
17 44 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (7.21%) Business Case
19 42 (7.05%) Change Management
20 41 (6.88%) Security Cleared
21 39 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
21 39 (6.54%) PMI Certification
22 38 (6.38%) E-Commerce
22 38 (6.38%) EDI
22 38 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
23 37 (6.21%) Mentoring
23 37 (6.21%) Organisational Skills

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (1.85%) CMS
2 10 (1.68%) SAS
3 9 (1.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.34%) Confluence
4 2 (0.34%) Kentico
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 54 (9.06%) Microsoft Project
2 47 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (3.02%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.84%) Trello
7 2 (0.34%) CATIA
8 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.50%) Sage 200
1 3 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.34%) C-CURE
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.69%) Azure
2 15 (2.52%) Azure DevOps
2 15 (2.52%) SaaS
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.84%) Asana
5 5 (0.84%) AWS
5 5 (0.84%) Smartsheet
6 4 (0.67%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.67%) Slack
7 3 (0.50%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.50%) Intacct
8 2 (0.34%) Kontent
8 2 (0.34%) Power Automate
8 2 (0.34%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.68%) Wireless
2 6 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.67%) LAN
4 3 (0.50%) Firewall
4 3 (0.50%) Internet
5 2 (0.34%) Network Security
5 2 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.34%) WAN
5 2 (0.34%) WLAN
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.68%) Big Data
2 4 (0.67%) Tableau
3 2 (0.34%) Power BI
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.17%) Impala
4 1 (0.17%) MySQL
4 1 (0.17%) Power Query
4 1 (0.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (3.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 205 (34.40%) Social Skills
2 125 (20.97%) Finance
3 46 (7.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 38 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (6.21%) Organisational Skills
6 33 (5.54%) Manufacturing
7 31 (5.20%) Retail
8 27 (4.53%) Public Sector
9 22 (3.69%) Legal
10 21 (3.52%) Presentation Skills
11 18 (3.02%) Influencing Skills
12 17 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (2.68%) Marketing
14 11 (1.85%) Telecoms
15 10 (1.68%) Korean Language
15 10 (1.68%) Military
16 9 (1.51%) Banking
17 8 (1.34%) Local Government
18 5 (0.84%) Automotive
19 4 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.38%) EDI
2 7 (1.17%) Flash
3 4 (0.67%) .NET
4 2 (0.34%) CSS
4 2 (0.34%) HTML
4 2 (0.34%) React Native
4 2 (0.34%) Web Services
5 1 (0.17%) ADO
5 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.17%) JSON
5 1 (0.17%) Kafka
5 1 (0.17%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
2 36 (6.04%) Onboarding
3 29 (4.87%) Driving Licence
4 18 (3.02%) PMI
5 11 (1.85%) FMCG
6 9 (1.51%) NHS
7 6 (1.01%) Life Science
8 5 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.67%) Product Ownership
10 3 (0.50%) Cyber Threat
10 3 (0.50%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (0.50%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.34%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.34%) CCTV
11 2 (0.34%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.34%) SWIFT Messaging Network
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Reality
12 1 (0.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.84%) Linux
2 3 (0.50%) Android
2 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (67.28%) Project Management
2 192 (32.21%) Agile
3 168 (28.19%) Project Delivery
4 137 (22.99%) PRINCE2
5 85 (14.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 79 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
7 68 (11.41%) Waterfall
8 53 (8.89%) Risk Management
9 48 (8.05%) Budget Management
10 47 (7.89%) Decision-Making
11 44 (7.38%) Collaborative Working
11 44 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (7.21%) Business Case
13 42 (7.05%) Change Management
14 38 (6.38%) E-Commerce
15 37 (6.21%) Mentoring
16 32 (5.37%) Project Governance
17 30 (5.03%) Agile Project Management
17 30 (5.03%) SDLC
18 29 (4.87%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.50%) Java
2 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.34%) Python
2 2 (0.34%) SQL
3 1 (0.17%) C#
3 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 119 (19.97%) Degree
2 41 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 39 (6.54%) PMI Certification
4 33 (5.54%) SC Cleared
5 24 (4.03%) PMP
6 18 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 18 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (2.35%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.18%) DBS Check
9 12 (2.01%) HNC
10 7 (1.17%) NVQ Level 3
11 5 (0.84%) APMP
12 4 (0.67%) HND
12 4 (0.67%) MAPM
13 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
14 1 (0.17%) BICSI RCDD
14 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.87%) PMO
2 16 (2.68%) GDPR
3 13 (2.18%) Good Clinical Practice
4 9 (1.51%) NEBOSH
5 8 (1.34%) QA
6 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (2.18%) SCOM
2 2 (0.34%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.17%) FTK
Vendors
1 65 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.35%) Salesforce
3 10 (1.68%) NEC
4 5 (0.84%) Civica
4 5 (0.84%) Google
4 5 (0.84%) SAP
5 4 (0.67%) BT
5 4 (0.67%) IFS
5 4 (0.67%) Sage
5 4 (0.67%) YouTube
6 3 (0.50%) Adobe
6 3 (0.50%) Northgate
7 2 (0.34%) Aruba
7 2 (0.34%) Sun
7 2 (0.34%) VMware
8 1 (0.17%) Cellebrite
8 1 (0.17%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.17%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.17%) Marketo
8 1 (0.17%) QinetiQ