The median annual salary for an IT Project Manager was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

IT Project Manager
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 428 390 394
Rank change year-on-year -38 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 548 768 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.78% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.81% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 480 668 705
Median salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in the UK

IT Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Project Manager in the UK

IT Project Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Project Manager in the UK

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -40 527 £53,000 +0.95% 55
London -18 212 £57,500 - 15
South East -9 73 £52,500 - 10
East of England -4 70 £52,500 -8.69% 3
West Midlands +13 48 £50,000 - 8
City of London +8 46 £55,000 -10.20% 6
South West +2 39 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire -5 32 £50,000 +17.64% 3
North West -75 31 £46,250 +2.77% 4
Hertfordshire +12 27 £52,500 -6.66% 2
West Yorkshire +6 26 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Surrey +37 25 £46,500 -19.13% 3
Berkshire +24 22 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands +7 21 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Birmingham +12 19 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Scotland -1 19 £57,000 +1.78% 3
Dorset +3 15 £44,500 +18.66% 1
Leeds +3 15 £50,000 +14.69%
Essex -5 15 £52,500 -12.50%
Hampshire +22 14 £52,250 +4.50% 5
Bedfordshire +20 13 £55,000 -8.33%
Hatfield +4 13 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Cambridgeshire -20 13 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Manchester -50 13 £56,250 +25.00% 1
Poole +9 12 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 11 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Nottingham +5 11 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Colchester +4 11 £52,500 -16.00%
Edinburgh -17 11 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Peterborough -6 10 £45,000 -18.18%

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT 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 IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 664 (62.11%) Project Management
2 547 (51.17%) PRINCE2
3 407 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
4 342 (31.99%) Finance
5 269 (25.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 165 (15.43%) Retail
7 163 (15.25%) Waterfall
8 149 (13.94%) Change Management
9 128 (11.97%) PMP
10 116 (10.85%) PMI Certification
11 113 (10.57%) SDLC
12 100 (9.35%) ITIL
13 99 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 87 (8.14%) Scrum
15 83 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
16 82 (7.67%) E-Commerce
17 81 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 77 (7.20%) CRM
19 76 (7.11%) Risk Management
20 75 (7.02%) Microsoft
21 71 (6.64%) Degree
22 67 (6.27%) ERP
23 65 (6.08%) Project Planning
23 65 (6.08%) Business Transformation
24 60 (5.61%) Marketing
25 59 (5.52%) Programme Management
26 57 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
26 57 (5.33%) PMO
27 54 (5.05%) Change Control
28 50 (4.68%) Business Analysis

IT 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 12 (1.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.84%) CMS
3 8 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.47%) Confluence
6 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.28%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.28%) WordPress
7 2 (0.19%) OpenROAD
7 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.094%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.094%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
2 37 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.47%) Niku Workbench
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.03%) SAP ERP
2 7 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.19%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.094%) Actimize
5 1 (0.094%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.094%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.094%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.094%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.094%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.094%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.094%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.094%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.43%) Office 365
2 19 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.03%) SaaS
4 5 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.37%) IaaS
6 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.28%) PaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.094%) Mavenlink
8 1 (0.094%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.094%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.43%) WAN
2 18 (1.68%) LAN
3 9 (0.84%) Internet
3 9 (0.84%) Intranet
4 6 (0.56%) DAB
5 5 (0.47%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.28%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.28%) SAN
6 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.19%) CTI
7 2 (0.19%) Skype
8 1 (0.094%) GoToMeeting
8 1 (0.094%) MPLS
8 1 (0.094%) SMS
8 1 (0.094%) WebEx
8 1 (0.094%) Wireless
8 1 (0.094%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.47%) SAP HANA
4 4 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.19%) DTS
6 2 (0.19%) MySQL
6 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.094%) Big Data
7 1 (0.094%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.094%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.094%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.094%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.094%) QlikView
7 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (1.87%) JIRA
2 11 (1.03%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.094%) VersionOne
General
1 342 (31.99%) Finance
2 165 (15.43%) Retail
3 60 (5.61%) Marketing
4 49 (4.58%) Banking
5 34 (3.18%) Legal
6 29 (2.71%) Advertising
6 29 (2.71%) Back Office
7 23 (2.15%) Front Office
8 18 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.40%) Law
10 11 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.94%) Automotive
12 9 (0.84%) French Language
13 8 (0.75%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.47%) Games
15 4 (0.37%) Billing
15 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.37%) Publishing
16 3 (0.28%) Electronics
16 3 (0.28%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.06%) .NET
2 14 (1.31%) Web Services
3 5 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.37%) HTML
5 3 (0.28%) Velocity
6 2 (0.19%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.19%) CGI
7 1 (0.094%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.094%) COM
7 1 (0.094%) CSS
7 1 (0.094%) CSS3
7 1 (0.094%) EDI
7 1 (0.094%) HTML5
7 1 (0.094%) Middleware
7 1 (0.094%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.094%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.02%) PMI
3 38 (3.55%) EPoS
4 32 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 30 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.78%) FMCG
7 12 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (1.03%) Virtual Team
9 10 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.84%) NHS
11 7 (0.65%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.47%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.47%) Fintech
12 5 (0.47%) iPad
13 4 (0.37%) Chip and PIN
13 4 (0.37%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.37%) Life Science
13 4 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.22%) Windows
2 12 (1.12%) Windows Server
3 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.37%) Unix
5 2 (0.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (62.11%) Project Management
2 547 (51.17%) PRINCE2
3 407 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (25.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 163 (15.25%) Waterfall
6 149 (13.94%) Change Management
7 113 (10.57%) SDLC
8 100 (9.35%) ITIL
9 87 (8.14%) Scrum
10 82 (7.67%) E-Commerce
11 77 (7.20%) CRM
12 76 (7.11%) Risk Management
13 67 (6.27%) ERP
14 65 (6.08%) Business Transformation
14 65 (6.08%) Project Planning
15 59 (5.52%) Programme Management
16 57 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 54 (5.05%) Change Control
18 50 (4.68%) Business Analysis
19 47 (4.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (1.87%) C
2 18 (1.68%) SQL
3 13 (1.22%) C#
4 10 (0.94%) Java
5 5 (0.47%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.37%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.19%) Perl
8 1 (0.094%) PHP
Qualifications
1 128 (11.97%) PMP
2 116 (10.85%) PMI Certification
3 99 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 81 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 71 (6.64%) Degree
6 29 (2.71%) APMP
7 16 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.22%) Security Cleared
9 10 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (0.94%) ISEB
10 5 (0.47%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.37%) CISA
11 4 (0.37%) CISSP
11 4 (0.37%) PgMP
12 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.19%) HND
13 1 (0.094%) CCNA
13 1 (0.094%) HNC
13 1 (0.094%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.094%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.33%) PMO
2 17 (1.59%) QA
3 13 (1.22%) SLA
4 9 (0.84%) MiFID
5 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.28%) EMIR
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.19%) GDPR
7 1 (0.094%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.094%) Basel III
7 1 (0.094%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.094%) GxP
7 1 (0.094%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.094%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.094%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.094%) Ansible
1 1 (0.094%) MOM
Vendors
1 75 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 30 (2.81%) SAP
3 15 (1.40%) IBM
3 15 (1.40%) Oracle
4 10 (0.94%) Cisco
4 10 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (0.94%) VMware
5 8 (0.75%) Citrix
5 8 (0.75%) Computacenter
6 7 (0.65%) HP
7 5 (0.47%) hybris
7 5 (0.47%) Niku
8 4 (0.37%) Northgate
9 3 (0.28%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.28%) Sage
10 2 (0.19%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.19%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.19%) JDA
10 2 (0.19%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.19%) Remedy
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + Bonus + Good B
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £44000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Alton, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum UPTO £60,000 PLUS BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45k-£46k, 2yr fixed term, bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45k-£46k, 2yr fixed term, bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
networx
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £42,356 - 63,534 per year
Posted: 10 days ago