The median annual salary for a IT Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
UK
Rank 423 415 362
Rank change year-on-year -8 -53  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 518 720 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.70% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.73% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 420 633 747
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,585 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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%  

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 23 March 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 23 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 +4 499 £52,500 - 55
London +24 212 £60,000 - 21
South East +44 85 £52,500 -4.54% 9
City of London +37 48 £60,000 -4.00% 5
East of England +18 46 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Yorkshire +44 44 £45,000 - 8
North West -40 37 £46,000 +2.22% 4
West Midlands +1 34 £51,250 +7.89% 1
West Yorkshire +27 24 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Buckinghamshire +20 21 £49,000 -10.90% 1
Leeds +20 21 £52,500 +29.62% 6
East Midlands -21 21 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Hampshire +14 18 £52,500 +0.96% 4
Milton Keynes +2 18 £49,000 -10.90%
Bedfordshire +25 17 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Berkshire +21 17 £44,750 -18.63%
South West +8 17 £43,500 -13.86% 7
Wimbledon +25 14 £57,500 +15.00%
Hertfordshire +3 14 £48,750 -18.06% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 12 £52,500 -
Manchester -37 12 £48,750 +8.33% 2
North Yorkshire +17 11 £42,500 -15.00%
Coventry +17 11 £52,500 -4.54%
Brighton +19 10 £60,000 +26.31% 1
East Sussex +18 10 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Scotland -8 10 £43,000 -25.21% 2
South Yorkshire +13 9 £42,500 -15.00% 2
West Sussex +6 9 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Cheshire +1 9 £45,500 +22.97% 2
Sheffield +15 7 £30,750 -38.50% 1

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 703 (61.61%) Project Management
2 555 (48.64%) PRINCE2
3 394 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
4 356 (31.20%) Finance
5 306 (26.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 196 (17.18%) Retail
7 135 (11.83%) Change Management
8 134 (11.74%) Waterfall
9 127 (11.13%) SDLC
10 122 (10.69%) PMI Certification
11 114 (9.99%) Degree
12 112 (9.82%) PMP
13 106 (9.29%) ITIL
14 103 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 91 (7.98%) Scrum
16 86 (7.54%) CRM
16 86 (7.54%) Microsoft
17 85 (7.45%) E-Commerce
18 83 (7.27%) MS Project
19 79 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 78 (6.84%) Project Planning
21 77 (6.75%) Marketing
22 71 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
23 70 (6.13%) Business Analysis
24 69 (6.05%) Banking
25 68 (5.96%) Risk Management
26 67 (5.87%) MS Excel
27 63 (5.52%) PMO
28 59 (5.17%) Data Centre
29 58 (5.08%) PMI

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 24 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.53%) CMS
3 4 (0.35%) IIS
4 3 (0.26%) Confluence
4 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.26%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.088%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.088%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.088%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.088%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (7.27%) MS Project
2 67 (5.87%) MS Excel
3 37 (3.24%) MS Office
4 23 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.088%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.088%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (0.79%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.18%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.088%) Magento
5 1 (0.088%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.088%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.088%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.088%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.088%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.10%) Office 365
2 12 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.79%) SaaS
4 8 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.44%) IaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.088%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.088%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.89%) WAN
2 24 (2.10%) LAN
3 8 (0.70%) Internet
3 8 (0.70%) SAN
4 7 (0.61%) Unified Communications
5 6 (0.53%) DAB
6 5 (0.44%) MPLS
6 5 (0.44%) VoIP
6 5 (0.44%) Wireless
7 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.26%) Intranet
8 3 (0.26%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.18%) CTI
9 2 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.088%) Firewall
10 1 (0.088%) GoToMeeting
10 1 (0.088%) HTTP
10 1 (0.088%) LTE
10 1 (0.088%) Skype
10 1 (0.088%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.44%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.35%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.18%) Big Data
6 2 (0.18%) EDMS
6 2 (0.18%) QlikView
7 1 (0.088%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.088%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.088%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.088%) DataStage
7 1 (0.088%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.088%) MySQL
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.088%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.088%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (2.37%) JIRA
2 6 (0.53%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.18%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.088%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 356 (31.20%) Finance
2 196 (17.18%) Retail
3 77 (6.75%) Marketing
4 69 (6.05%) Banking
5 46 (4.03%) Legal
6 42 (3.68%) Back Office
7 27 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.19%) Front Office
9 21 (1.84%) Advertising
10 19 (1.67%) Law
11 16 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.79%) Automotive
13 8 (0.70%) Publishing
14 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.53%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.26%) Billing
18 3 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
19 2 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.31%) .NET
2 9 (0.79%) Web Services
3 5 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (0.44%) Velocity
3 5 (0.44%) XML
4 3 (0.26%) HTML
5 2 (0.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.18%) CSS
5 2 (0.18%) CSS3
5 2 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.18%) HTML5
6 1 (0.088%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.088%) CGI
6 1 (0.088%) EDI
6 1 (0.088%) J2EE
6 1 (0.088%) Middleware
6 1 (0.088%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 58 (5.08%) PMI
3 56 (4.91%) EPoS
4 51 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 22 (1.93%) FMCG
7 16 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.53%) Derivative
9 6 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.35%) Chip and PIN
10 4 (0.35%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.35%) iPad
10 4 (0.35%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.26%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.26%) Life Science
11 3 (0.26%) NHS
11 3 (0.26%) Robotics
11 3 (0.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.49%) Windows
2 12 (1.05%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.44%) Linux
4 3 (0.26%) Unix
4 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.088%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (61.61%) Project Management
2 555 (48.64%) PRINCE2
3 394 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
4 306 (26.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 135 (11.83%) Change Management
6 134 (11.74%) Waterfall
7 127 (11.13%) SDLC
8 106 (9.29%) ITIL
9 91 (7.98%) Scrum
10 86 (7.54%) CRM
11 85 (7.45%) E-Commerce
12 78 (6.84%) Project Planning
13 71 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 70 (6.13%) Business Analysis
15 68 (5.96%) Risk Management
16 58 (5.08%) Migration
17 57 (5.00%) Business Transformation
18 52 (4.56%) Matrix Organization
19 49 (4.29%) Change Control
19 49 (4.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (2.19%) SQL
2 11 (0.96%) Java
3 9 (0.79%) C#
4 8 (0.70%) C
5 3 (0.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.18%) PHP
7 1 (0.088%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.088%) Perl
Qualifications
1 122 (10.69%) PMI Certification
2 114 (9.99%) Degree
3 112 (9.82%) PMP
4 103 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 79 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 28 (2.45%) APMP
7 18 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (1.49%) ISEB
9 15 (1.31%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.61%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.35%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.35%) CISA
11 4 (0.35%) CISSP
12 3 (0.26%) PgMP
13 1 (0.088%) HNC
13 1 (0.088%) HND
13 1 (0.088%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.088%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.52%) PMO
2 21 (1.84%) QA
3 16 (1.40%) MiFID
4 13 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.53%) SLA
7 3 (0.26%) EMIR
7 3 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.18%) FATCA
9 1 (0.088%) COBIT
9 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.088%) GDPR
9 1 (0.088%) HL7
9 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.088%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.088%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.53%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (0.26%) SCCM
2 3 (0.26%) SCOM
3 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.088%) Ansible
4 1 (0.088%) MOM
Vendors
1 86 (7.54%) Microsoft
2 35 (3.07%) SAP
3 24 (2.10%) Oracle
4 13 (1.14%) Cisco
5 10 (0.88%) Computacenter
5 10 (0.88%) IBM
6 9 (0.79%) Citrix
7 8 (0.70%) VMware
8 6 (0.53%) Cognos
8 6 (0.53%) JD Edwards
8 6 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.35%) Civica
10 4 (0.35%) Northgate
10 4 (0.35%) Orchard
10 4 (0.35%) Remedy
11 3 (0.26%) Charles River
11 3 (0.26%) Huawei
11 3 (0.26%) Infor
11 3 (0.26%) Sage
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