Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Portfolio Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 997 998 1007
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 192 221 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 125 153 242
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £46,600
90th Percentile £91,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £68,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +18.70% -11.54%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Portfolio Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Portfolio Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Portfolio Manager in the UK

Portfolio Manager
Top 13 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 6 months to 20 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 +17 188 £67,500 -3.57% 4
UK excluding London -2 104 £65,000 -4.76% 4
London +5 87 £80,000 +6.67% 1
North of England 0 39 £65,000 +6.12% 2
Yorkshire +11 29 £65,000 +13.04%
South East +40 28 £71,250 +1.79% 1
Midlands +16 19 £82,500 +35.25%
West Midlands +16 17 £82,500 +26.92%
East of England -15 14 £70,000 -12.50%
North West -17 10 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Scotland -16 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East Midlands +21 2 £76,250 +25.00%
South West +3 1 £65,000 +19.82%

Portfolio Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 123 (64.06%) Project Management
2 106 (55.21%) Portfolio Management
3 94 (48.96%) Finance
4 76 (39.58%) PRINCE2
5 74 (38.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (38.02%) PMO
7 60 (31.25%) People Management
8 58 (30.21%) Banking
9 55 (28.65%) Matrix Organization
10 52 (27.08%) Investment Banking
11 51 (26.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 49 (25.52%) Wealth Management
13 47 (24.48%) Derivative
14 46 (23.96%) Retail Banking
15 45 (23.44%) Asset Management
16 35 (18.23%) PMP
17 34 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (17.71%) Resource Management
18 29 (15.10%) Resource Allocation
19 28 (14.58%) Driving Licence
20 26 (13.54%) Programme Management
21 21 (10.94%) ERP
22 18 (9.38%) Line Management
22 18 (9.38%) SAP
23 17 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
23 17 (8.85%) IT Strategy
23 17 (8.85%) Waterfall
24 16 (8.33%) Risk Management
25 15 (7.81%) CRM
25 15 (7.81%) Retail

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 (3.65%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.56%) Confluence
3 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 6 (3.13%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.04%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.65%) Amazon EMR
1 7 (3.65%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (1.04%) FinancialForce
2 2 (1.04%) PaaS
2 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) Internet
2 6 (3.13%) FTP
2 6 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (3.65%) Apache Hive
2 7 (3.65%) Big Data
2 7 (3.65%) Hadoop
2 7 (3.65%) Impala
2 7 (3.65%) Redis
3 6 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.13%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.04%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.52%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5 (2.60%) JIRA
2 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 94 (48.96%) Finance
2 58 (30.21%) Banking
3 52 (27.08%) Investment Banking
4 46 (23.96%) Retail Banking
5 15 (7.81%) Retail
6 6 (3.13%) Law
7 4 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.56%) Advertising
8 3 (1.56%) Legal
8 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.65%) scikit-learn
1 7 (3.65%) TensorFlow
2 6 (3.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.48%) Derivative
2 28 (14.58%) Driving Licence
3 12 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 7 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.56%) Equities
6 3 (1.56%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.52%) Fintech
8 1 (0.52%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) PMI
8 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (64.06%) Project Management
2 106 (55.21%) Portfolio Management
3 76 (39.58%) PRINCE2
4 74 (38.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (31.25%) People Management
6 55 (28.65%) Matrix Organization
7 51 (26.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 49 (25.52%) Wealth Management
9 45 (23.44%) Asset Management
10 34 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (17.71%) Resource Management
11 29 (15.10%) Resource Allocation
12 26 (13.54%) Programme Management
13 21 (10.94%) ERP
14 18 (9.38%) Line Management
15 17 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (8.85%) IT Strategy
15 17 (8.85%) Waterfall
16 16 (8.33%) Risk Management
17 15 (7.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.65%) Java
2 6 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (18.23%) PMP
2 14 (7.29%) Degree
3 11 (5.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (5.21%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) APMP
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (38.02%) PMO
2 8 (4.17%) P3O
3 5 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (9.38%) SAP
2 11 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.17%) Oracle
4 7 (3.65%) Cloudera
4 7 (3.65%) Tableau
5 5 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.04%) Epicor
6 2 (1.04%) IFS
6 2 (1.04%) Infor
6 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.04%) Sage
6 2 (1.04%) Xero