The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / South East
Rank 85 61 52
Rank change year-on-year -24 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 495 858 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.34% 4.47% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 4.62% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 426 676 814
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,585 £36,000 £35,914
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14300 18571 19699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.68% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11905 15855 15931
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -7 110 £50,000 - 18
Berkshire -21 97 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Surrey -44 74 £47,500 -5.00% 9
East Sussex +31 64 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 54 £50,000 - 5
West Sussex +2 47 £55,000 - 5
Oxfordshire -19 28 £47,500 - 7
Kent +14 17 £57,500 +32.18% 2
Middlesex -11 2 - - 2
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 636 (64.24%) Project Management
2 399 (40.30%) PRINCE2
3 322 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
4 279 (28.18%) Finance
5 232 (23.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 158 (15.96%) Degree
7 146 (14.75%) MS Project
8 133 (13.43%) Microsoft
9 110 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 102 (10.30%) Scrum
11 101 (10.20%) Project Planning
12 95 (9.60%) MS Excel
13 84 (8.48%) PMP
14 81 (8.18%) Telecoms
15 79 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
16 78 (7.88%) PMI Certification
17 70 (7.07%) Data Centre
17 70 (7.07%) PMO
18 67 (6.77%) Retail
19 66 (6.67%) CRM
20 65 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
21 62 (6.26%) PRINCE
22 61 (6.16%) ITIL
22 61 (6.16%) Manufacturing
23 59 (5.96%) SDLC
24 58 (5.86%) Change Management
24 58 (5.86%) E-Commerce
25 56 (5.66%) MS Office
26 55 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 53 (5.35%) ERP

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 25 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.42%) WordPress
3 20 (2.02%) CMS
4 15 (1.52%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.40%) IIS
7 2 (0.20%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.20%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.10%) Drupal
8 1 (0.10%) Kentico
8 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 146 (14.75%) MS Project
2 95 (9.60%) MS Excel
3 56 (5.66%) MS Office
4 22 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) InVision
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.81%) Magento
3 6 (0.61%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.51%) BPCS
5 4 (0.40%) Bankmaster
5 4 (0.40%) CA PPM
5 4 (0.40%) Finacle
5 4 (0.40%) Misys Equation
5 4 (0.40%) Primavera
5 4 (0.40%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (0.20%) BASE24
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.20%) Postilion
7 2 (0.20%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.73%) SaaS
2 10 (1.01%) Office 365
3 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.51%) IaaS
6 4 (0.40%) PaaS
7 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.20%) Taleo
8 1 (0.10%) Asana
8 1 (0.10%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.10%) G Suite
8 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.62%) LAN
2 13 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (1.11%) Unified Communications
4 10 (1.01%) VoLTE
4 10 (1.01%) VoWiFi
4 10 (1.01%) WAN
5 9 (0.91%) Firewall
5 9 (0.91%) Internet
5 9 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.71%) Broadband
6 7 (0.71%) Wireless
7 6 (0.61%) ATM
8 4 (0.40%) Intranet
8 4 (0.40%) MPLS
8 4 (0.40%) SAN
8 4 (0.40%) VPN
9 3 (0.30%) Skype
9 3 (0.30%) WebEx
9 3 (0.30%) WLAN
10 2 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (0.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.51%) QlikView
2 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.40%) Big Data
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.30%) Power BI
4 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.20%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.20%) DB2
5 2 (0.20%) GIS
5 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.20%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (4.24%) JIRA
2 5 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.10%) LSMW
General
1 279 (28.18%) Finance
2 81 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 67 (6.77%) Retail
4 61 (6.16%) Manufacturing
5 32 (3.23%) Marketing
6 21 (2.12%) Advertising
7 20 (2.02%) Legal
8 18 (1.82%) German Language
9 17 (1.72%) Banking
9 17 (1.72%) French Language
9 17 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.21%) Automotive
11 11 (1.11%) Back Office
12 10 (1.01%) Billing
13 9 (0.91%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.71%) Games
15 6 (0.61%) Military
16 5 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.40%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.04%) .NET
2 19 (1.92%) HTML
3 10 (1.01%) Web Services
4 9 (0.91%) CGI
5 5 (0.51%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.20%) CSS
6 2 (0.20%) EDI
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.20%) WCF
7 1 (0.10%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.10%) COM
7 1 (0.10%) Middleware
7 1 (0.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 50 (5.05%) PMI
4 36 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 32 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.52%) Life Science
8 14 (1.41%) User Experience
9 12 (1.21%) FMCG
10 11 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.11%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.01%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.71%) EPoS
13 6 (0.61%) NHS
14 5 (0.51%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.51%) iPad
14 5 (0.51%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.14%) Windows
2 19 (1.92%) Unix
3 12 (1.21%) Android
3 12 (1.21%) Apple iOS
4 9 (0.91%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.30%) Linux
7 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.20%) Solaris
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (64.24%) Project Management
2 399 (40.30%) PRINCE2
3 322 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (23.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 110 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 102 (10.30%) Scrum
7 101 (10.20%) Project Planning
8 66 (6.67%) CRM
9 65 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 62 (6.26%) PRINCE
11 61 (6.16%) ITIL
12 59 (5.96%) SDLC
13 58 (5.86%) Change Management
13 58 (5.86%) E-Commerce
14 53 (5.35%) ERP
15 51 (5.15%) Migration
15 51 (5.15%) Risk Management
16 50 (5.05%) Resource Management
17 49 (4.95%) Software Engineering
18 47 (4.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (3.64%) SQL
2 22 (2.22%) Java
3 10 (1.01%) C#
3 10 (1.01%) JavaScript
3 10 (1.01%) Perl
4 9 (0.91%) C
5 5 (0.51%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.20%) C++
7 1 (0.10%) Python
7 1 (0.10%) Ruby
7 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 158 (15.96%) Degree
2 84 (8.48%) PMP
3 78 (7.88%) PMI Certification
4 55 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 43 (4.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 37 (3.74%) Security Cleared
7 24 (2.42%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.52%) APMP
9 8 (0.81%) ISEB
10 5 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.20%) HNC
11 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.20%) MBA
12 1 (0.10%) APMG
12 1 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.10%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.07%) PMO
2 32 (3.23%) QA
3 14 (1.41%) PMBOK
4 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.30%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.30%) ISO19770
6 2 (0.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) COSHH
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) MiFID
6 2 (0.20%) SLA
7 1 (0.10%) EMIR
7 1 (0.10%) GDPR
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.40%) XenApp
4 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.10%) Firmware
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.11%) SCCM
2 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 133 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 36 (3.64%) SAP
3 34 (3.43%) Oracle
4 17 (1.72%) Cisco
5 16 (1.62%) VMware
6 14 (1.41%) Mitel
7 12 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.91%) Citrix
8 9 (0.91%) Infor
9 8 (0.81%) Juniper
9 8 (0.81%) Sage
10 7 (0.71%) Cognos
10 7 (0.71%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.61%) IFS
12 5 (0.51%) Apple
12 5 (0.51%) CyberArk
12 5 (0.51%) JDA
12 5 (0.51%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.51%) Varonis
12 5 (0.51%) Zoho
Aldershot, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Coded People
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £43000 - £48000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Excellent Bens/Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Extensive Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + health + pension + 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £47,000 per annum + lease car option + pension ++
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-70,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago