Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 90 74
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1,105 1,014 1,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.84% 3.32% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 3.43% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 929 919 1,267
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 £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £68,750 £71,000
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 27,746 29,572 34,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.71% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,081 24,694 28,811
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +2 388 £55,000 +4.76% 65
Berkshire -7 224 £55,000 +4.76% 34
Hampshire +14 213 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Surrey +41 204 £53,500 +7.00% 24
West Sussex +40 163 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Sussex -23 86 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Oxfordshire +13 84 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 84 £50,000 - 19
Kent +36 41 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Sussex +10 4 £75,000 -
Middlesex +3 1 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 707 (63.98%) Project Management
2 511 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
3 372 (33.67%) PRINCE2
4 351 (31.76%) Finance
5 317 (28.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 206 (18.64%) Waterfall
7 203 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 138 (12.49%) Scrum
9 121 (10.95%) Degree
10 113 (10.23%) Change Management
11 106 (9.59%) Microsoft Project
12 104 (9.41%) SDLC
13 98 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
14 97 (8.78%) PMI Certification
15 93 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
16 89 (8.05%) SAP
17 87 (7.87%) Risk Management
18 85 (7.69%) ERP
18 85 (7.69%) Data Centre
19 83 (7.51%) PMO
20 80 (7.24%) Project Planning
21 79 (7.15%) PMP
22 77 (6.97%) Decision-Making
23 76 (6.88%) JIRA
23 76 (6.88%) ITIL
24 72 (6.52%) E-Commerce
24 72 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
25 69 (6.24%) Migration
26 65 (5.88%) CRM
27 63 (5.70%) 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 56 (5.07%) CMS
2 33 (2.99%) Confluence
3 24 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 22 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.45%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.36%) WordPress
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.090%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.090%) Drupal
9 1 (0.090%) IIS
9 1 (0.090%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.090%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 106 (9.59%) Microsoft Project
2 93 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 39 (3.53%) MS Visio
5 36 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 21 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (1.36%) SAP HR
5 11 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
5 11 (1.00%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.72%) Infor SunSystems
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.27%) BPCS
8 3 (0.27%) Lawson
9 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.18%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.090%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.090%) TRIRIGA
10 1 (0.090%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.35%) Office 365
2 36 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (2.17%) SaaS
5 19 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
5 19 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.27%) PaaS
8 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.090%) Force.com
9 1 (0.090%) IaaS
9 1 (0.090%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.98%) WAN
2 37 (3.35%) LAN
3 25 (2.26%) Unified Communications
4 17 (1.54%) SAN
5 15 (1.36%) Firewall
6 14 (1.27%) VoIP
7 11 (1.00%) MPLS
7 11 (1.00%) Wireless
8 8 (0.72%) Internet
9 6 (0.54%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.54%) VPN
10 5 (0.45%) Intranet
10 5 (0.45%) Network Security
10 5 (0.45%) Skype
10 5 (0.45%) SMS
11 3 (0.27%) DNS
11 3 (0.27%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.18%) LTE
12 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.090%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.45%) Big Data
1 5 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.27%) GIS
3 3 (0.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.18%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.18%) DB2
4 2 (0.18%) Impala
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.18%) Power BI
4 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.090%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.090%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.090%) Endeca
5 1 (0.090%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.090%) MySQL
5 1 (0.090%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 76 (6.88%) JIRA
2 21 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.54%) Bitbucket
4 6 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.090%) GitLab
5 1 (0.090%) Jenkins
General
1 351 (31.76%) Finance
2 57 (5.16%) Retail
3 47 (4.25%) Telecoms
4 44 (3.98%) Marketing
5 30 (2.71%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.53%) Legal
7 25 (2.26%) Advertising
8 18 (1.63%) Banking
9 17 (1.54%) Back Office
10 8 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.54%) Billing
11 6 (0.54%) Publishing
12 5 (0.45%) Local Government
13 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.36%) Automotive
13 4 (0.36%) Electronics
13 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.18%) German Language
15 2 (0.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.98%) .NET
2 10 (0.90%) HTML
3 6 (0.54%) CSS
3 6 (0.54%) Middleware
4 5 (0.45%) CGI
5 4 (0.36%) LAMP
6 3 (0.27%) EDI
6 3 (0.27%) Web Services
7 2 (0.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.18%) React
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (0.090%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.090%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.090%) jQuery
8 1 (0.090%) JSON
8 1 (0.090%) Kafka
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.090%) React Native
8 1 (0.090%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (0.090%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 59 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.89%) PMI
4 24 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 23 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.54%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.18%) NHS
11 12 (1.09%) Fintech
12 11 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.90%) User Experience
14 6 (0.54%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.54%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.45%) Social Media
16 4 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
16 4 (0.36%) FMCG
16 4 (0.36%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 35 (3.17%) Windows
2 13 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 10 (0.90%) Unix
4 9 (0.81%) Linux
4 9 (0.81%) Solaris
5 6 (0.54%) AIX
5 6 (0.54%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.18%) Android
7 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.090%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (63.98%) Project Management
2 511 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
3 372 (33.67%) PRINCE2
4 317 (28.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 206 (18.64%) Waterfall
6 138 (12.49%) Scrum
7 113 (10.23%) Change Management
8 104 (9.41%) SDLC
9 98 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
10 87 (7.87%) Risk Management
11 85 (7.69%) ERP
12 80 (7.24%) Project Planning
13 77 (6.97%) Decision-Making
14 76 (6.88%) ITIL
15 72 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 72 (6.52%) E-Commerce
16 69 (6.24%) Migration
17 65 (5.88%) CRM
18 63 (5.70%) Change Control
19 59 (5.34%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (3.44%) SQL
2 23 (2.08%) C
3 15 (1.36%) Java
4 12 (1.09%) C#
5 10 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.72%) PHP
7 2 (0.18%) C++
8 1 (0.090%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.090%) Python
8 1 (0.090%) X++
Qualifications
1 121 (10.95%) Degree
2 97 (8.78%) PMI Certification
3 79 (7.15%) PMP
4 59 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 55 (4.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 53 (4.80%) Security Cleared
7 41 (3.71%) SC Cleared
8 32 (2.90%) APMP
9 9 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.63%) ISEB
11 6 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.36%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.36%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.27%) HNC
13 3 (0.27%) IIBA
14 2 (0.18%) ACCA
14 2 (0.18%) CCNA
14 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (7.51%) PMO
2 46 (4.16%) QA
3 11 (1.00%) SLA
4 10 (0.90%) GDPR
5 6 (0.54%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.090%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.090%) HL7
8 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.54%) Firmware
4 4 (0.36%) vCloud
4 4 (0.36%) XenApp
4 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (0.90%) SCCM
3 1 (0.090%) Ansible
3 1 (0.090%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.090%) SCOM
Vendors
1 203 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 89 (8.05%) SAP
3 32 (2.90%) VMware
4 30 (2.71%) Oracle
5 26 (2.35%) Cisco
6 24 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 18 (1.63%) Citrix
8 11 (1.00%) Sage
8 11 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.90%) CheckPoint
9 10 (0.90%) hybris
9 10 (0.90%) IBM
9 10 (0.90%) JD Edwards
10 8 (0.72%) CODA
10 8 (0.72%) Workday
11 7 (0.63%) Epicor
11 7 (0.63%) Juniper
12 5 (0.45%) Avaya
12 5 (0.45%) Infor
12 5 (0.45%) NetApp