The median annual salary for a Head of Project Management was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Head of Project Management
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 907 962
Rank change year-on-year +52 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Project Management 15 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.006% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 24
Median salary £72,500 £73,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.69% +9.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £57,936
10% offered a salary of more than £136,000 £100,000 £130,000
UK excluding London median salary £107,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +48.27% +20.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Head of Project Management in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Project Management in the UK

Head of Project Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Project Management.

Salary trend for Head of Project Management in the UK

Head of Project Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Project Management over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Project Management in the UK

Head of Project Management
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Project Management within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
England +63 15 £72,500 -17.14%
East of England - 11 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire - 10 - -
Watford - 10 - -
London +18 3 £72,500 -4.91%
South West - 1 £150,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £150,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £65,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £150,000 -

Head of Project Management Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Head of Project Management 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 Head of Project Management in the job title.

1 37 (97.37%) Project Management
2 15 (39.47%) Mentoring
2 15 (39.47%) PMO
3 11 (28.95%) Business Development
4 10 (26.32%) Games
4 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 10 (26.32%) Coaching
4 10 (26.32%) Presales
5 7 (18.42%) Finance
6 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
6 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
7 5 (13.16%) Line Management
8 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
9 3 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (7.89%) SEO
9 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) Degree
9 3 (7.89%) French Language
9 3 (7.89%) Spanish Language
9 3 (7.89%) Banking
9 3 (7.89%) Marketing
9 3 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (7.89%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) Project Governance
9 3 (7.89%) Email Marketing
9 3 (7.89%) Budget Control

Head of Project Management 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:

General
1 10 (26.32%) Games
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) French Language
4 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Spanish Language
5 2 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Social Media
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Equities
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Project Management
2 15 (39.47%) Mentoring
3 11 (28.95%) Business Development
4 10 (26.32%) Coaching
4 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 10 (26.32%) Presales
5 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Line Management
6 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.89%) Budget Control
8 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Email Marketing
8 3 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (7.89%) Project Governance
8 3 (7.89%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (7.89%) SEO
8 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) PMO
2 3 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.63%) P3O