The median annual salary for a Portfolio Manager was £70,000 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
Portfolio Manager
UK
Rank 749 829 840
Rank change year-on-year +80 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 100 117 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 72 79 94
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £63,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +18.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.89% +26.08%  

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%  

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 23 March 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 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 +70 94 £70,000 -6.66% 8
London +77 41 £67,500 -10.00% 4
East of England +43 19 £80,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +27 17 £80,000 -
Luton +16 12 £80,000 -
South East +61 10 £77,500 +10.71% 2
City of London +51 7 £67,500 -25.00% 1
Hampshire +23 7 - - 1
West Midlands +18 6 £77,500 +16.98%
Yorkshire +17 5 £45,000 -43.75% 1
West Yorkshire +15 5 £45,000 -43.75% 1
North West -14 5 £60,000 +0.03%
Fareham - 5 - -
Bradford - 5 £45,000 - 1
South West +18 4 - -
Berkshire +30 2 £77,500 +1.63%
Wiltshire +19 2 - -
Cheshire +17 2 £50,000 -24.81%
Birmingham +15 2 £70,000 -
Manchester -24 2 £74,000 +38.43%
Salisbury - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £77,500 -
Northwich - 2 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £95,000 -
Cornwall - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +18 1 £75,000 - 1
Midlands +11 1 - -
West Sussex +6 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £95,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Portfolio Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 89 (42.38%) Project Management
2 75 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
3 72 (34.29%) Finance
4 57 (27.14%) PMO
5 55 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (26.19%) PRINCE2
6 43 (20.48%) Waterfall
7 38 (18.10%) Line Management
8 32 (15.24%) Risk Management
9 31 (14.76%) Programme Management
10 24 (11.43%) Change Management
11 23 (10.95%) PMP
12 21 (10.00%) MS Project
13 20 (9.52%) Microsoft
14 19 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (8.57%) SharePoint
16 17 (8.10%) MS Excel
16 17 (8.10%) Retail
17 16 (7.62%) MS PowerPoint
17 16 (7.62%) MS Visio
17 16 (7.62%) Demand Management
17 16 (7.62%) APMP
18 15 (7.14%) Scrum
19 14 (6.67%) IT Strategy
20 13 (6.19%) Planview
20 13 (6.19%) Salesforce.com
21 12 (5.71%) ITIL
22 11 (5.24%) Management Information System
22 11 (5.24%) Project Governance

Portfolio 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 18 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (10.00%) MS Project
2 17 (8.10%) MS Excel
3 16 (7.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (7.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.48%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.95%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 72 (34.29%) Finance
2 17 (8.10%) Retail
3 8 (3.81%) Banking
3 8 (3.81%) Legal
4 5 (2.38%) Publishing
5 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Games
6 2 (0.95%) German Language
6 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Front Office
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.86%) PMI
3 6 (2.86%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.43%) FMCG
6 2 (0.95%) Fintech
7 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.48%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (42.38%) Project Management
2 75 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
3 55 (26.19%) PRINCE2
3 55 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (20.48%) Waterfall
5 38 (18.10%) Line Management
6 32 (15.24%) Risk Management
7 31 (14.76%) Programme Management
8 24 (11.43%) Change Management
9 16 (7.62%) Demand Management
10 15 (7.14%) Scrum
11 14 (6.67%) IT Strategy
12 12 (5.71%) ITIL
13 11 (5.24%) Analytics
13 11 (5.24%) Project Governance
14 10 (4.76%) Coaching
14 10 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (4.76%) E-Commerce
14 10 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.86%) C
2 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (10.95%) PMP
2 16 (7.62%) APMP
3 10 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (3.81%) Degree
6 5 (2.38%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.90%) CISA
7 4 (1.90%) CISM
7 4 (1.90%) CRISC
7 4 (1.90%) GISF
8 3 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.95%) ISEB
10 1 (0.48%) ACCA
10 1 (0.48%) CIMA
10 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (27.14%) PMO
2 10 (4.76%) QA
3 5 (2.38%) SLA
4 4 (1.90%) COBIT
4 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.95%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.19%) Planview
2 13 (6.19%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.38%) Computacenter
4 2 (0.95%) HP
4 2 (0.95%) SAP
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