Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Project Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Senior Project Manager
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 453 470
Rank change year-on-year -66 +17 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 889 1259 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.69% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 736 1052 1146
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,975 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Project Manager in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Project Manager in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 -106 808 £65,000 +4.00% 59
UK excluding London -103 445 £60,000 - 33
London -69 412 £70,000 +3.70% 28
South East -36 110 £62,500 -3.85% 11
Midlands -18 92 £57,500 - 6
North of England -66 91 £55,000 -3.51% 6
East of England -56 68 £57,500 -20.14% 2
West Midlands -26 63 £58,000 +0.87% 3
Yorkshire -8 53 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Scotland -7 41 £60,000 +2.13% 1
South West -24 35 £57,500 +16.75% 6
North West -57 33 £56,250 +7.14% 1
East Midlands +23 29 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Wales +18 7 £58,750 +14.63%
North East +10 5 £52,500 +13.51%
Northern Ireland -26 1 £77,500 +72.22% 1

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 560 (62.99%) Project Management
2 399 (44.88%) PRINCE2
3 387 (43.53%) Finance
4 374 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
5 265 (29.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 167 (18.79%) Retail
7 115 (12.94%) Scrum
8 109 (12.26%) Waterfall
9 108 (12.15%) Project Planning
10 86 (9.67%) Microsoft
11 85 (9.56%) Programme Management
12 81 (9.11%) Change Management
13 78 (8.77%) ITIL
14 77 (8.66%) Matrix Organization
15 73 (8.21%) SDLC
16 72 (8.10%) CRM
16 72 (8.10%) Data Centre
17 69 (7.76%) PMP
18 68 (7.65%) PMI Certification
19 66 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 64 (7.20%) Degree
21 63 (7.09%) Microsoft Project
22 61 (6.86%) Risk Management
23 59 (6.64%) Banking
24 56 (6.30%) APMP
25 55 (6.19%) Oracle
25 55 (6.19%) SAP
26 54 (6.07%) ERP
26 54 (6.07%) Line Management
26 54 (6.07%) Coaching

Senior Project 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 35 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (1.46%) CMS
2 13 (1.46%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.22%) Confluence
4 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.22%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 63 (7.09%) Microsoft Project
2 51 (5.74%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.67%) Finacle
4 6 (0.67%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.67%) Summit
5 5 (0.56%) BPCS
5 5 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.45%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.45%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.22%) Sonata
9 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.91%) SaaS
4 15 (1.69%) Office 365
5 8 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (0.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle CX
8 3 (0.34%) Trello
9 2 (0.22%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.90%) Ethernet
2 7 (0.79%) WAN
3 6 (0.67%) FTP
4 5 (0.56%) Internet
5 3 (0.34%) LAN
5 3 (0.34%) VPN
5 3 (0.34%) Wireless
6 2 (0.22%) Firewall
6 2 (0.22%) HTTP
6 2 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.22%) Skype
6 2 (0.22%) VLAN
6 2 (0.22%) VoIP
6 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (2.36%) Big Data
3 20 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 15 (1.69%) SAP BW
5 14 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.79%) Data Mart
7 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.22%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (1.80%) JIRA
2 11 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 387 (43.53%) Finance
2 167 (18.79%) Retail
3 59 (6.64%) Banking
4 53 (5.96%) Manufacturing
5 38 (4.27%) Marketing
6 31 (3.49%) Retail Banking
7 27 (3.04%) Legal
8 25 (2.81%) Telecoms
9 19 (2.14%) Advertising
10 16 (1.80%) Investment Banking
11 14 (1.57%) Back Office
12 9 (1.01%) Automotive
12 9 (1.01%) Law
13 7 (0.79%) Front Office
14 5 (0.56%) Games
14 5 (0.56%) Publishing
15 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.81%) .NET
2 9 (1.01%) SAP PI
3 6 (0.67%) HTML
4 5 (0.56%) Mason
4 5 (0.56%) XML
5 4 (0.45%) CSS
6 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.34%) REST
6 3 (0.34%) Web Services
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.11%) Flash
8 1 (0.11%) HTML5
8 1 (0.11%) Java EE
8 1 (0.11%) Middleware
8 1 (0.11%) Velocity
8 1 (0.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.10%) Data Centre
2 44 (4.95%) PMI
3 30 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.04%) Virtual Team
5 25 (2.81%) User Experience
6 19 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.24%) Derivative
8 11 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.01%) Fintech
9 9 (1.01%) Smart Energy
10 8 (0.90%) EPoS
10 8 (0.90%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.90%) Reinsurance
11 7 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.56%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.56%) FMCG
14 4 (0.45%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.79%) Windows
2 5 (0.56%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.34%) Linux
3 3 (0.34%) Unix
4 1 (0.11%) Android
4 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (62.99%) Project Management
2 399 (44.88%) PRINCE2
3 374 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
4 265 (29.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (12.94%) Scrum
6 109 (12.26%) Waterfall
7 108 (12.15%) Project Planning
8 85 (9.56%) Programme Management
9 81 (9.11%) Change Management
10 78 (8.77%) ITIL
11 77 (8.66%) Matrix Organization
12 73 (8.21%) SDLC
13 72 (8.10%) CRM
14 61 (6.86%) Risk Management
15 54 (6.07%) Coaching
15 54 (6.07%) ERP
15 54 (6.07%) Line Management
16 53 (5.96%) Mentoring
17 49 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
18 48 (5.40%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 26 (2.92%) Java
2 20 (2.25%) C
3 15 (1.69%) SQL
4 7 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.56%) Python
6 4 (0.45%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.34%) PHP
7 3 (0.34%) R
8 2 (0.22%) C#
8 2 (0.22%) C++
8 2 (0.22%) Go
8 2 (0.22%) Scala
8 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.22%) VB
9 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 69 (7.76%) PMP
2 68 (7.65%) PMI Certification
3 66 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 64 (7.20%) Degree
5 56 (6.30%) APMP
6 44 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 24 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 19 (2.14%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.56%) ISEB
12 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.34%) APMG
14 2 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
15 1 (0.11%) CFA
15 1 (0.11%) Computer Science Degree
15 1 (0.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.96%) PMO
2 13 (1.46%) GDPR
3 12 (1.35%) QA
4 7 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.45%) MiFID
5 4 (0.45%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.34%) SLA
7 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) GxP
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
1 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.34%) SCCM
2 2 (0.22%) Sonobuoy
Vendors
1 86 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.19%) Oracle
2 55 (6.19%) SAP
3 33 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (1.12%) Capita
5 7 (0.79%) Infor
5 7 (0.79%) Tableau
6 6 (0.67%) Avaloq
6 6 (0.67%) Epicor
6 6 (0.67%) FIS
6 6 (0.67%) JDA
6 6 (0.67%) Misys
6 6 (0.67%) Sage
7 5 (0.56%) Fiserv
7 5 (0.56%) IFS
8 4 (0.45%) Google
8 4 (0.45%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.34%) BMC
9 3 (0.34%) Murex
9 3 (0.34%) Remedy