The median annual salary for a Programme Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Programme Manager
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 496 448 438
Rank change year-on-year -48 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programme Manager 386 645 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.62% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.64% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 304 497 535
Median salary £75,000 £76,250 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.63% -1.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £107,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% -3.44%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the UK

Programme Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Programme Manager in the UK

Programme Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Programme Manager in the UK

Programme 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 Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -55 376 £75,000 -3.22% 53
London -24 214 £80,000 -5.88% 26
South East +37 45 £65,000 -13.33% 7
East of England +29 31 £69,500 -18.23% 5
City of London -1 28 £80,000 -7.24% 9
North West -23 21 £61,250 -5.76% 7
Yorkshire +5 16 £65,000 - 3
West Midlands -3 16 £57,500 -20.68% 4
South West -5 15 £70,000 +16.66%
Birmingham +13 14 £57,500 -9.44% 2
Oxfordshire +13 13 £59,062 -7.71%
Manchester -19 13 £61,250 -5.76% 5
Cambridgeshire +21 12 £60,750 -2.80% 2
Bedfordshire +19 12 £69,500 -18.23% 3
East Midlands +5 12 £42,500 -24.10%
Oxford - 9 £57,500 -
Peterborough - 9 £62,500 -
Berkshire +29 8 £65,000 -18.75% 2
South Yorkshire +10 8 £66,250 +10.41% 1
Surrey +45 7 £73,750 -1.66% 1
Sheffield +8 7 £67,500 +12.50%
Bristol -2 7 £46,500 -41.87%
Hampshire +12 6 £70,000 - 2
Derby - 6 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 6 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire -18 5 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Canary Wharf - 5 £115,000 -
Slough +27 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £62,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 4 £82,500 -17.50%

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Programme 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 Programme Manager in the job title.

1 301 (35.75%) Project Management
2 277 (32.90%) Finance
3 259 (30.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 258 (30.64%) Programme Management
5 231 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
6 203 (24.11%) PRINCE2
7 182 (21.62%) Retail
8 88 (10.45%) E-Commerce
9 83 (9.86%) Degree
10 75 (8.91%) Banking
11 68 (8.08%) Business Transformation
12 65 (7.72%) Scrum
13 63 (7.48%) Line Management
14 62 (7.36%) Marketing
14 62 (7.36%) Change Management
14 62 (7.36%) PMP
15 56 (6.65%) Migration
15 56 (6.65%) Telecoms
16 53 (6.29%) PMO
17 52 (6.18%) Coaching
18 50 (5.94%) Risk Management
19 49 (5.82%) CRM
19 49 (5.82%) Mentoring
20 46 (5.46%) Data Centre
21 45 (5.34%) Portfolio Management
21 45 (5.34%) PMI Certification
22 44 (5.23%) SDLC
23 40 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
23 40 (4.75%) QA
24 39 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement

Programme 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 29 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.83%) CMS
3 4 (0.48%) SAS
4 2 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.24%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.12%) Confluence
5 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.73%) MS Project
3 14 (1.66%) MS Office
4 8 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (1.19%) Workday HCM
2 9 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.48%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.36%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.24%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
6 1 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 1 (0.12%) Beauchamp
6 1 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) PORTIA
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.61%) SaaS
2 21 (2.49%) Office 365
3 15 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Force.com
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.09%) WAN
2 15 (1.78%) LAN
3 11 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (0.83%) Firewall
4 7 (0.83%) MPLS
4 7 (0.83%) VoIP
5 6 (0.71%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (0.59%) 4G
6 5 (0.59%) Internet
7 4 (0.48%) PPP
7 4 (0.48%) SAN
7 4 (0.48%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.36%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.24%) 3G
9 2 (0.24%) Intranet
10 1 (0.12%) ATM
10 1 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.12%) Value-Added Service
10 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (1.66%) Big Data
3 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.24%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.12%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.12%) KDB
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.12%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (0.71%) JIRA
2 5 (0.59%) CA Flowdock
2 5 (0.59%) HP UFT
2 5 (0.59%) Selenium
2 5 (0.59%) SilkTest
3 3 (0.36%) Appium
3 3 (0.36%) Calabash
3 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
General
1 277 (32.90%) Finance
2 182 (21.62%) Retail
3 75 (8.91%) Banking
4 62 (7.36%) Marketing
5 56 (6.65%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.14%) Legal
7 14 (1.66%) Automotive
7 14 (1.66%) Games
8 12 (1.43%) Back Office
9 9 (1.07%) French Language
9 9 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.95%) Italian Language
10 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.95%) Publishing
10 8 (0.95%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.71%) Front Office
12 5 (0.59%) Advertising
12 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.59%) Local Government
12 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.90%) EDI
2 12 (1.43%) .NET
3 9 (1.07%) HTML
4 8 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (0.71%) Web Services
6 5 (0.59%) CSS
6 5 (0.59%) Middleware
7 2 (0.24%) HTML5
8 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.12%) Mason
8 1 (0.12%) Velocity
8 1 (0.12%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.46%) Data Centre
2 40 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 25 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.26%) EPoS
6 19 (2.26%) PMI
7 18 (2.14%) Robotics
8 15 (1.78%) Social Network
8 15 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.66%) FMCG
10 12 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (1.31%) Social Media
12 10 (1.19%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.07%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.07%) User Experience
14 7 (0.83%) Fintech
15 6 (0.71%) Smart Meter
16 5 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.59%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.24%) Unix
2 1 (0.12%) Android
2 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (35.75%) Project Management
2 259 (30.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 258 (30.64%) Programme Management
4 231 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
5 203 (24.11%) PRINCE2
6 88 (10.45%) E-Commerce
7 68 (8.08%) Business Transformation
8 65 (7.72%) Scrum
9 63 (7.48%) Line Management
10 62 (7.36%) Change Management
11 56 (6.65%) Migration
12 52 (6.18%) Coaching
13 50 (5.94%) Risk Management
14 49 (5.82%) CRM
14 49 (5.82%) Mentoring
15 45 (5.34%) Portfolio Management
16 44 (5.23%) SDLC
17 39 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (4.16%) ITIL
19 34 (4.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (2.49%) C
2 20 (2.38%) SQL
3 10 (1.19%) Java
4 3 (0.36%) C#
4 3 (0.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.36%) PHP
4 3 (0.36%) Python
5 2 (0.24%) Perl
5 2 (0.24%) Scala
5 2 (0.24%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 83 (9.86%) Degree
2 62 (7.36%) PMP
3 45 (5.34%) PMI Certification
4 25 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 18 (2.14%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.31%) CISSP
8 10 (1.19%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.95%) CISMP
9 8 (0.95%) ISACA
9 8 (0.95%) MBA
10 6 (0.71%) PgMP
11 4 (0.48%) APMP
11 4 (0.48%) ISEB
11 4 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.36%) CISM
12 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.24%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.29%) PMO
2 40 (4.75%) QA
3 13 (1.54%) MiFID
4 9 (1.07%) SLA
5 8 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.71%) GDPR
7 4 (0.48%) IFRS
7 4 (0.48%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.36%) EMIR
8 3 (0.36%) P3O
9 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
1 7 (0.83%) VMware ESX
1 7 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (0.48%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 35 (4.16%) SAP
2 31 (3.68%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.21%) Oracle
4 16 (1.90%) Workday
5 13 (1.54%) hybris
6 12 (1.43%) Demandware
7 8 (0.95%) Computacenter
7 8 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.83%) Mitel
8 7 (0.83%) VMware
9 6 (0.71%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.59%) BMC
10 5 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (0.59%) IBM
11 4 (0.48%) Charles River
11 4 (0.48%) Eze Castle Integration
11 4 (0.48%) SimCorp
12 3 (0.36%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.36%) Cadence
12 3 (0.36%) JD Edwards
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Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: To £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: Yesterday
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Havant
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Salary: £45000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum DOE
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 50,000 to 80,000
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London
Networkers
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham
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Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bedfordshire
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Salary: £74000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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Berwick Partners
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Bedfordshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum + car allowance, bonus & benefits
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Dunstable
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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London
Ampersand Consulting
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London
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