Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 72 56
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 1017 1299 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.30% 3.72% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 3.83% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1228 1732
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 29799 33908 41500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.00% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24860 28418 34627
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +5 425 £52,500 -4.55% 32
Berkshire +6 254 £52,500 -4.55% 16
Hampshire -32 186 £47,500 -4.04% 25
Surrey -24 160 £50,000 -13.04% 8
East Sussex -3 112 £47,500 +5.56%
Buckinghamshire +23 102 £50,000 - 4
West Sussex -30 91 £50,000 -3.38% 7
Oxfordshire -28 71 £48,750 -11.36% 12
Kent -8 24 £42,500 -20.93% 3
M4 Corridor - 8 £60,000 -
Middlesex -11 5 £48,750 -16.31%
Home Counties +10 1 £55,000 -26.67%
Sussex -8 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 692 (68.04%) Project Management
2 472 (46.41%) PRINCE2
3 434 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 344 (33.82%) Finance
5 274 (26.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 158 (15.54%) Scrum
7 157 (15.44%) Microsoft Project
8 151 (14.85%) Microsoft
9 134 (13.18%) Waterfall
10 112 (11.01%) Degree
11 106 (10.42%) ITIL
12 100 (9.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 93 (9.14%) SDLC
14 89 (8.75%) Risk Management
15 87 (8.55%) Telecoms
16 83 (8.16%) Project Planning
17 72 (7.08%) Change Management
17 72 (7.08%) PMP
17 72 (7.08%) PMI Certification
18 67 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
19 64 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
19 64 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
20 61 (6.00%) PMO
21 59 (5.80%) Retail
22 57 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
22 57 (5.60%) CRM
23 52 (5.11%) Business Analysis
24 51 (5.01%) E-Commerce
25 49 (4.82%) QA
25 49 (4.82%) People Management

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 30 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.85%) CMS
3 19 (1.87%) WordPress
4 11 (1.08%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.59%) Documentum
6 5 (0.49%) IIS
7 4 (0.39%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.29%) Drupal
8 3 (0.29%) SugarCRM
8 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.20%) Kentico
9 2 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.098%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.098%) Confluence
10 1 (0.098%) FormScape
10 1 (0.098%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.098%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 157 (15.44%) Microsoft Project
2 67 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 42 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 32 (3.15%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.29%) Niku Workbench
8 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 8 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.59%) PlanetPress Connect
4 6 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.49%) Sage X3
6 4 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.098%) BPCS
8 1 (0.098%) Maximo
8 1 (0.098%) Primavera
8 1 (0.098%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.098%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.098%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.098%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.64%) SaaS
2 23 (2.26%) Office 365
3 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.39%) Google Drive
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) IaaS
6 2 (0.20%) PaaS
6 2 (0.20%) Trello
7 1 (0.098%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.098%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.16%) Firewall
2 20 (1.97%) WAN
3 19 (1.87%) LAN
4 17 (1.67%) Internet
5 15 (1.47%) Ethernet
5 15 (1.47%) Unified Communications
5 15 (1.47%) Wireless
6 8 (0.79%) Intranet
6 8 (0.79%) Network Security
6 8 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.69%) Skype
7 7 (0.69%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.59%) FTP
9 5 (0.49%) Broadband
9 5 (0.49%) SMS
10 4 (0.39%) 4G
10 4 (0.39%) VoIP
10 4 (0.39%) VPN
11 3 (0.29%) 3G
11 3 (0.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.57%) SAP BW
4 13 (1.28%) Big Data
5 12 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.69%) Couchbase
7 7 (0.69%) OLAP
8 5 (0.49%) Power BI
9 4 (0.39%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.29%) DB2
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.29%) QlikView
10 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.20%) EDMS
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.098%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.098%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (4.62%) JIRA
2 5 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.098%) VersionOne
General
1 344 (33.82%) Finance
2 87 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 59 (5.80%) Retail
4 45 (4.42%) Marketing
5 27 (2.65%) Legal
6 25 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.36%) Advertising
7 24 (2.36%) Banking
8 13 (1.28%) Billing
9 11 (1.08%) French Language
9 11 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.98%) Back Office
11 9 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.88%) Automotive
12 8 (0.79%) Law
13 7 (0.69%) German Language
14 6 (0.59%) Electronics
14 6 (0.59%) Publishing
14 6 (0.59%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.65%) .NET
2 10 (0.98%) HTML
3 9 (0.88%) SAP PI
4 8 (0.79%) Web Services
5 7 (0.69%) React
6 6 (0.59%) Mason
7 4 (0.39%) CSS
8 3 (0.29%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.20%) COM
9 2 (0.20%) WCF
9 2 (0.20%) WPF
10 1 (0.098%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.098%) EDI
10 1 (0.098%) HTML5
10 1 (0.098%) J2EE
10 1 (0.098%) JSON
10 1 (0.098%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.52%) Data Centre
3 38 (3.74%) Virtual Team
4 33 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.16%) PMI
6 19 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.47%) EPoS
8 14 (1.38%) User Experience
9 12 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.08%) Social Media
11 9 (0.88%) Driving Licence
12 8 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (0.79%) Life Science
12 8 (0.79%) NHS
12 8 (0.79%) Tandem
13 7 (0.69%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.59%) Fintech
14 6 (0.59%) Reinsurance
15 4 (0.39%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (2.95%) Windows
2 17 (1.67%) Linux
3 11 (1.08%) Unix
4 7 (0.69%) Android
4 7 (0.69%) Solaris
5 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (68.04%) Project Management
2 472 (46.41%) PRINCE2
3 434 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (26.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 158 (15.54%) Scrum
6 134 (13.18%) Waterfall
7 106 (10.42%) ITIL
8 93 (9.14%) SDLC
9 89 (8.75%) Risk Management
10 83 (8.16%) Project Planning
11 72 (7.08%) Change Management
12 64 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
13 57 (5.60%) CRM
14 52 (5.11%) Business Analysis
15 51 (5.01%) E-Commerce
16 49 (4.82%) People Management
17 47 (4.62%) Programme Management
17 47 (4.62%) Time Management
18 46 (4.52%) Software Delivery
19 43 (4.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 39 (3.83%) Java
2 26 (2.56%) C
2 26 (2.56%) SQL
3 16 (1.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (1.47%) C#
5 10 (0.98%) Python
6 8 (0.79%) C++
6 8 (0.79%) Ruby
7 7 (0.69%) Embedded C
7 7 (0.69%) Embedded C++
7 7 (0.69%) Perl
8 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.098%) Go
9 1 (0.098%) PHP
9 1 (0.098%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.098%) Scala
9 1 (0.098%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.098%) VB
9 1 (0.098%) X++
Qualifications
1 112 (11.01%) Degree
2 100 (9.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 72 (7.08%) PMI Certification
3 72 (7.08%) PMP
4 46 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 42 (4.13%) Security Cleared
6 28 (2.75%) SC Cleared
7 23 (2.26%) APMP
8 18 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.88%) CISSP
10 7 (0.69%) APMG
10 7 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.20%) CISA
12 2 (0.20%) CISM
12 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.098%) MAPM
13 1 (0.098%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.00%) PMO
2 49 (4.82%) QA
3 15 (1.47%) SLA
4 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.29%) GDPR
5 3 (0.29%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.098%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.69%) vSphere
4 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.098%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (0.39%) SCCM
2 3 (0.29%) Sonobuoy
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 151 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 48 (4.72%) SAP
3 32 (3.15%) Oracle
4 21 (2.06%) Cisco
5 17 (1.67%) VMware
6 13 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (0.98%) Google
8 9 (0.88%) Adobe
9 7 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.69%) Sage
10 6 (0.59%) Xerox
11 5 (0.49%) Remedy
12 4 (0.39%) Apple
12 4 (0.39%) Citrix
13 3 (0.29%) Cognos
13 3 (0.29%) HP
13 3 (0.29%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.29%) Netezza
13 3 (0.29%) Niku
13 3 (0.29%) Teradata