Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Project Manager was £54,551 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Business Project Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1008 955 927
Rank change year-on-year -53 -28 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 155 225 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 126 194 302
UK median annual salary £54,551 £61,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.94% +11.36% +3.77%
10th Percentile £38,000 £44,325 £37,550
90th Percentile £76,875 £90,000 £89,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% +20.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Business Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Business Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Project Manager in the UK

Business Project Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Project Manager.

Salary trend for Business Project Manager in the UK

Business Project Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Project Manager over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Project Manager in the UK

Business Project Manager
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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
England -48 147 £55,000 -12.00% 20
UK excluding London -40 77 £47,500 -20.83% 8
London -11 73 £63,750 -1.92% 14
Midlands +32 18 £45,000 -18.18%
North of England -15 17 £60,000 +23.08% 3
West Midlands +26 15 £45,000 -25.00%
South East +8 14 £47,500 -17.39% 2
South West +17 13 £42,500 +21.43% 1
North West -5 11 £60,000 +17.07%
East of England -19 11 £50,000 -42.86%
Yorkshire -10 5 £42,500 -12.82% 2
East Midlands +28 3 £41,000 -28.70%
Scotland -35 3 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Wales +15 1 £44,050 -16.10%
North East - 1 - - 1

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Business 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 featuring Business Project Manager in the job title.

1 106 (68.39%) Project Management
2 80 (51.61%) Finance
3 62 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (29.68%) PRINCE2
6 40 (25.81%) Banking
7 34 (21.94%) SDLC
8 33 (21.29%) Business Analysis
9 26 (16.77%) Waterfall
10 23 (14.84%) MS Visio
10 23 (14.84%) Risk Management
11 18 (11.61%) Investment Banking
11 18 (11.61%) Asset Management
11 18 (11.61%) Business Transformation
12 17 (10.97%) Retail
12 17 (10.97%) Project Planning
13 16 (10.32%) Scrum
13 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (9.68%) User Stories
14 15 (9.68%) Microsoft
15 14 (9.03%) Change Management
15 14 (9.03%) Retail Banking
16 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Project
16 13 (8.39%) Wealth Management
16 13 (8.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Excel
17 12 (7.74%) Workflow
18 10 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (6.45%) Matrix Management
18 10 (6.45%) Migration

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (3.87%) CMS
2 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (14.84%) MS Visio
2 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (5.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) SaaS
2 4 (2.58%) Trello
3 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Extranet
1 1 (0.65%) Intranet
1 1 (0.65%) RFID
1 1 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) Blockchain
2 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) Big Data
3 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) JIRA
General
1 80 (51.61%) Finance
2 40 (25.81%) Banking
3 18 (11.61%) Investment Banking
4 17 (10.97%) Retail
5 14 (9.03%) Retail Banking
6 10 (6.45%) Marketing
7 9 (5.81%) Advertising
7 9 (5.81%) Back Office
8 6 (3.87%) Front Office
9 5 (3.23%) Automotive
9 5 (3.23%) Legal
10 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.29%) Electronics
11 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.29%) French Language
11 2 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.94%) Middleware
2 2 (1.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.58%) Derivative
2 4 (2.58%) User Experience
3 3 (1.94%) Fixed Income
3 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.29%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.29%) Equities
4 2 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.29%) PMI
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) FMCG
5 1 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.65%) Unix
1 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (68.39%) Project Management
2 62 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (29.68%) PRINCE2
5 34 (21.94%) SDLC
6 33 (21.29%) Business Analysis
7 26 (16.77%) Waterfall
8 23 (14.84%) Risk Management
9 18 (11.61%) Asset Management
9 18 (11.61%) Business Transformation
10 17 (10.97%) Project Planning
11 16 (10.32%) Scrum
12 15 (9.68%) User Stories
13 14 (9.03%) Change Management
14 13 (8.39%) Wealth Management
15 12 (7.74%) Workflow
16 10 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (6.45%) Matrix Management
16 10 (6.45%) Migration
16 10 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.94%) SQL
2 2 (1.29%) C#
3 1 (0.65%) C++
3 1 (0.65%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (8.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (3.23%) Degree
4 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.94%) APMP
5 3 (1.94%) PMP
6 2 (1.29%) APMG
6 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) PMO
2 4 (2.58%) QA
3 3 (1.94%) MiFID
4 2 (1.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.65%) EMIR
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Vendors
1 15 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle
2 4 (2.58%) SAP
3 2 (1.29%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.29%) Tableau
4 1 (0.65%) Aareon
4 1 (0.65%) Murex