The median annual salary for a Portfolio Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Portfolio Manager
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 844 843
Rank change year-on-year +50 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 80 89 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 73 98
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £46,550
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
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 £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Portfolio Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Manager in the UK

Portfolio Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Portfolio Manager in the UK

Portfolio Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Portfolio Manager in the UK

Portfolio 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 Portfolio Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +34 78 £70,000 - 13
London +34 38 £70,000 -20.00% 7
East of England +3 13 £80,000 +14.28% 1
South East +63 10 £75,000 +7.14% 3
West Midlands +18 10 £70,000 - 1
City of London +28 6 £77,500 -11.42% 1
Birmingham +9 6 £70,000 -
Bedfordshire +27 5 - - 1
Luton +11 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire -9 5 £80,000 +14.28%
Berkshire +24 4 £75,000 -
Reading +23 4 £75,000 -
Watford -10 4 £80,000 +14.28%
Hampshire +22 3 £77,500 -3.12% 2
East Midlands +20 2 £97,500 +51.75%
Suffolk +4 2 £65,000 +6.12%
North East - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £65,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £57,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +16 1 £42,500 -37.95%
South Wales +13 1 £62,500 -1.96%
Cardiff +10 1 £62,500 -
West Sussex +10 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Midlands +6 1 £102,500 +70.83% 1
Wales +1 1 £62,500 -1.96%
Bradford 0 1 £42,500 -37.95%
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £70,000 +3.70% 1

Portfolio Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Portfolio 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 Portfolio Manager in the job title.

1 66 (37.08%) Finance
2 62 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (33.71%) Portfolio Management
4 57 (32.02%) Project Management
5 51 (28.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (24.72%) PMO
7 43 (24.16%) PRINCE2
8 35 (19.66%) Line Management
9 31 (17.42%) Programme Management
9 31 (17.42%) Waterfall
10 23 (12.92%) Change Management
11 19 (10.67%) Scrum
11 19 (10.67%) ITIL
11 19 (10.67%) Retail
12 17 (9.55%) Degree
12 17 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (8.99%) Analytics
13 16 (8.99%) Banking
14 15 (8.43%) Demand Management
15 13 (7.30%) People Management
16 12 (6.74%) IT Strategy
16 12 (6.74%) Programme Delivery
17 10 (5.62%) Risk Management
17 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Project
17 10 (5.62%) E-Commerce
17 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
17 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
17 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 9 (5.06%) PMI Certification
19 8 (4.49%) PMP

Portfolio 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 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.37%) Confluence
3 5 (2.81%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.81%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (2.81%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) WAN
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.37%) Big Data
2 5 (2.81%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (2.81%) Apache Hive
2 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.81%) Impala
2 5 (2.81%) Redis
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (4.49%) JIRA
2 5 (2.81%) Cucumber
2 5 (2.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.81%) Selenium
General
1 66 (37.08%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Retail
3 16 (8.99%) Banking
4 7 (3.93%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.37%) Marketing
6 5 (2.81%) Publishing
7 4 (2.25%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
8 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.12%) Back Office
9 2 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.81%) scikit-learn
1 5 (2.81%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.81%) Derivative
2 5 (2.81%) PMI
3 4 (2.25%) User Experience
4 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.69%) FMCG
4 3 (1.69%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.12%) EPoS
5 2 (1.12%) Equities
5 2 (1.12%) Fintech
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.56%) Windows
1 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (33.71%) Portfolio Management
3 57 (32.02%) Project Management
4 51 (28.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (24.16%) PRINCE2
6 35 (19.66%) Line Management
7 31 (17.42%) Programme Management
7 31 (17.42%) Waterfall
8 23 (12.92%) Change Management
9 19 (10.67%) ITIL
9 19 (10.67%) Scrum
10 17 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (8.99%) Analytics
12 15 (8.43%) Demand Management
13 13 (7.30%) People Management
14 12 (6.74%) IT Strategy
14 12 (6.74%) Programme Delivery
15 10 (5.62%) E-Commerce
15 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
15 10 (5.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.37%) C
2 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (5.06%) PMI Certification
4 8 (4.49%) PMP
5 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) ISEB
6 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.69%) MBA
6 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ACCA
8 1 (0.56%) APMP
8 1 (0.56%) CIMA
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (24.72%) PMO
2 8 (4.49%) QA
3 4 (2.25%) SLA
4 2 (1.12%) P3O
Vendors
1 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.81%) Cloudera
2 5 (2.81%) Tableau
3 3 (1.69%) Cognizant
3 3 (1.69%) SAP
3 3 (1.69%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.12%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.56%) Planview
5 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
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