Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Project Management was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1158 1188 1275
Rank change year-on-year +30 +87 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Project Management 24 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.020% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 29
UK median annual salary £65,000 £61,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.12% -18.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £54,373
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £130,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -10.43%

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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Head of Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Project Management in the UK

Head of Project Management
Top 8 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 6 months to 22 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
England +7 24 £65,000 +4.00% 2
UK excluding London +34 19 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Midlands +32 9 £65,000 -27.78%
West Midlands +3 7 £65,000 -27.78%
East of England - 7 £65,000 -
London -8 5 £80,000 +18.52% 1
South West +13 3 £55,000 +15.79%
East Midlands - 2 £66,250 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 23 (95.83%) Project Management
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (29.17%) Presales
6 6 (25.00%) Games
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Software Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) PMP
8 4 (16.67%) PRINCE
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 3 (12.50%) Coaching
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
10 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
10 2 (8.33%) People Management
10 2 (8.33%) PMO
10 2 (8.33%) Change Management
10 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
11 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
11 1 (4.17%) Change Control
11 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
11 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (4.17%) Service Continuity Management
11 1 (4.17%) P3O
11 1 (4.17%) Line Management
11 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Derivative
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.17%) Equities
1 1 (4.17%) Fintech
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Project Management
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (29.17%) Presales
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Software Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) PRINCE
9 3 (12.50%) Coaching
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 2 (8.33%) Change Management
10 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.33%) People Management
10 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
10 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 1 (4.17%) Information Security Management
11 1 (4.17%) ITSM
11 1 (4.17%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft