Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Digital Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

Digital Project Manager
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 754 711 694
Rank change year-on-year -43 -17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 366 516 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 326 476 463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +3.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,600
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 145,255 167,294 171,193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,140 135,774 142,579
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Digital Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Project Manager in the UK

Digital Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Digital Project Manager in the UK

Digital Project Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Digital Project Manager in the UK

Digital Project Manager
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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 -33 357 £50,000 -4.76% 30
UK excluding London -1 206 £45,000 -5.26% 14
London -46 159 £58,750 -2.08% 17
South East +12 94 £48,750 +2.63% 6
Midlands +39 38 £42,500 +47.83% 4
North of England +23 35 £38,427 -25.02% 2
West Midlands +33 27 £40,000 +45.45% 3
South West +41 21 £42,500 -
North West +16 18 £46,250 -5.13% 1
Yorkshire +8 17 £38,427 -21.18% 1
East Midlands +21 11 £44,000 -37.14% 1
East of England +18 10 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Scotland +9 6 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Wales +12 2 £51,250 +32.26%

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Digital 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 featuring Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 242 (66.12%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (52.73%) Project Management
3 87 (23.77%) PRINCE2
4 82 (22.40%) Scrum
5 80 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (21.86%) Finance
6 78 (21.31%) Marketing
7 76 (20.77%) E-Commerce
8 75 (20.49%) Waterfall
9 54 (14.75%) CMS
10 52 (14.21%) JIRA
11 42 (11.48%) Microsoft
12 37 (10.11%) Microsoft Office
12 37 (10.11%) User Experience
13 33 (9.02%) Digital Marketing
14 31 (8.47%) Mobile App
15 28 (7.65%) Wealth Management
15 28 (7.65%) Time Management
16 27 (7.38%) CRM
17 26 (7.10%) Banking
17 26 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (6.28%) SDLC
18 23 (6.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 23 (6.28%) SEO
18 23 (6.28%) Microsoft Project
18 23 (6.28%) QA
18 23 (6.28%) Social Media
19 22 (6.01%) Project Planning
19 22 (6.01%) Degree
20 21 (5.74%) Change Management

Digital 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 54 (14.75%) CMS
2 19 (5.19%) Confluence
3 16 (4.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (3.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.09%) WordPress
6 3 (0.82%) Drupal
6 3 (0.82%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 37 (10.11%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (6.28%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (3.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.37%) Apigee
3 10 (2.73%) SaaS
4 7 (1.91%) Trello
5 6 (1.64%) G Suite
6 5 (1.37%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.37%) Office 365
7 3 (0.82%) Asana
7 3 (0.82%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) Extranet
2 1 (0.27%) Intranet
2 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.37%) Big Data
2 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (14.21%) JIRA
2 7 (1.91%) Redmine
3 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
General
1 80 (21.86%) Finance
2 78 (21.31%) Marketing
3 26 (7.10%) Banking
4 20 (5.46%) Retail
5 12 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.73%) Games
7 6 (1.64%) Legal
8 5 (1.37%) Advertising
9 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.82%) Publishing
10 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
10 2 (0.55%) Law
10 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.27%) Front Office
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.37%) HTML
2 13 (3.55%) .NET
3 5 (1.37%) CSS
4 4 (1.09%) HTML5
4 4 (1.09%) REST
4 4 (1.09%) Web Services
5 3 (0.82%) Velocity
6 2 (0.55%) jQuery
7 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.11%) User Experience
2 31 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 26 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.28%) Social Media
5 15 (4.10%) PMI
6 6 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (1.64%) Fintech
7 5 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.09%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.09%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.55%) Animation
11 1 (0.27%) FMCG
11 1 (0.27%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 10 (2.73%) Android
3 7 (1.91%) Windows
4 1 (0.27%) Linux
4 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (66.12%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (52.73%) Project Management
3 87 (23.77%) PRINCE2
4 82 (22.40%) Scrum
5 80 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 76 (20.77%) E-Commerce
7 75 (20.49%) Waterfall
8 33 (9.02%) Digital Marketing
9 28 (7.65%) Time Management
9 28 (7.65%) Wealth Management
10 27 (7.38%) CRM
11 23 (6.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 23 (6.28%) SDLC
11 23 (6.28%) SEO
12 22 (6.01%) Project Planning
13 21 (5.74%) Change Management
13 21 (5.74%) Line Management
14 18 (4.92%) Asset Management
14 18 (4.92%) Email Marketing
15 17 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.73%) Java
2 8 (2.19%) PHP
3 7 (1.91%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.82%) C
5 2 (0.55%) C#
5 2 (0.55%) Python
5 2 (0.55%) Ruby
5 2 (0.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (6.01%) Degree
2 21 (5.74%) PMI Certification
3 15 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (2.73%) PMP
4 10 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.09%) APMP
6 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.28%) QA
2 21 (5.74%) PMO
3 4 (1.09%) SLA
4 2 (0.55%) GDPR
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 8 (2.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.92%) Adobe
3 13 (3.55%) SAP
4 11 (3.01%) Google
4 11 (3.01%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.46%) hybris
6 6 (1.64%) Wrike
7 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.55%) Apple
8 2 (0.55%) IBM
8 2 (0.55%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.27%) CA
9 1 (0.27%) Tableau
9 1 (0.27%) TOWER Software