The median annual salary for a Head of Project Management was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 947 953
Rank change year-on-year +112 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Project Management 23 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.007% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 23
Median salary £65,000 £85,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,600 £64,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £95,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £82,500 £65,625
% change year-on-year -21.21% +25.71%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Project Management in the UK

Head of Project Management
Top 16 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 28 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
England +121 23 £65,000 -23.52% 3
South East +64 14 £65,000 -22.38%
East Sussex - 12 £65,000 -
Brighton - 10 £65,000 -
London +78 4 £60,000 -34.24%
North West - 3 £57,500 -
Burnley - 3 £57,500 -
Colne - 3 £57,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £57,500 -
Surrey +52 2 £60,000 -28.35%
East of England +21 2 - - 1
Redhill - 2 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +19 1 - - 1
Watford -4 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 49 (100.00%) Project Management
2 23 (46.94%) Mentoring
2 23 (46.94%) PMO
3 18 (36.73%) Coaching
4 14 (28.57%) Business Development
4 14 (28.57%) Finance
5 13 (26.53%) Programme Management
6 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) Retail
9 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
9 6 (12.24%) Line Management
10 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
10 4 (8.16%) Banking
11 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
11 3 (6.12%) SEO
11 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (6.12%) EMV
11 3 (6.12%) Six Sigma
11 3 (6.12%) Project Governance
11 3 (6.12%) People Management
11 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
11 3 (6.12%) Degree
11 3 (6.12%) Marketing
11 3 (6.12%) Product Management
11 3 (6.12%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) NFC
1 2 (4.08%) RFID
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
3 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.16%) Banking
5 3 (6.12%) French Language
5 3 (6.12%) Marketing
5 3 (6.12%) Spanish Language
6 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.08%) Legal
6 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.04%) Electronics
7 1 (2.04%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) EMV
1 3 (6.12%) Social Media
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.08%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Project Management
2 23 (46.94%) Mentoring
3 18 (36.73%) Coaching
4 14 (28.57%) Business Development
5 13 (26.53%) Programme Management
6 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.24%) Line Management
10 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
11 3 (6.12%) Budget Control
11 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
11 3 (6.12%) Email Marketing
11 3 (6.12%) People Management
11 3 (6.12%) Product Management
11 3 (6.12%) Project Governance
11 3 (6.12%) SEO
11 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
11 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (46.94%) PMO
2 3 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Good Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus and benef
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago