Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Project Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 580 551 536
Rank change year-on-year -29 -15 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 268 721 949
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 246 601 794
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £45,625 £45,000 £46,797
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +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 73,416 140,757 170,634
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.88% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59,114 112,373 138,268
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Project Manager.

Salary trend for Senior Project Manager in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Project Manager over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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 -23 238 £65,000 +4.00% 11
UK excluding London +39 133 £57,500 -4.17% 9
London -32 110 £75,000 +15.38% 2
South East +73 51 £65,000 +8.33% 3
North of England +114 31 £50,000 -16.43% 1
South West +68 23 £51,593 +1.16% 1
Work from Home +46 20 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire +102 17 £47,500 -20.83%
Midlands +80 16 £48,750 -25.00% 3
West Midlands +52 14 £47,500 -26.92% 2
North West +88 11 £57,250 +4.09% 1
East of England +74 7 £67,500 -10.00% 1
Wales +25 3 £75,000 +66.67%
North East +25 3 £57,500 +9.52%
Scotland +74 2 £60,000 -4.00%
East Midlands +63 2 £57,500 -8.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, Senior Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 176 (65.67%) Project Management
2 118 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (35.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (33.96%) PRINCE2
5 85 (31.72%) Finance
6 62 (23.13%) Project Delivery
7 43 (16.04%) Degree
8 32 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (11.19%) Risk Management
9 30 (11.19%) Scrum
10 29 (10.82%) SAP
10 29 (10.82%) Oracle
10 29 (10.82%) Waterfall
11 28 (10.45%) Telecoms
12 26 (9.70%) Microsoft
13 23 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (8.58%) CRM
13 23 (8.58%) Change Management
14 21 (7.84%) ERP
14 21 (7.84%) Microsoft Project
14 21 (7.84%) PMP
15 20 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (6.72%) Retail
17 17 (6.34%) Azure
18 16 (5.97%) PMI Certification
18 16 (5.97%) Java
18 16 (5.97%) Mentoring
18 16 (5.97%) Analytics
18 16 (5.97%) Public Sector
19 15 (5.60%) 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 13 (4.85%) CMS
2 12 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.12%) Drupal
5 2 (0.75%) Confluence
5 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (7.84%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.10%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.73%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.49%) Magento
3 4 (1.49%) MIS ActiveH
3 4 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (1.12%) Odoo
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.12%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (1.12%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.37%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.34%) Azure
2 14 (5.22%) Dynamics 365
2 14 (5.22%) SaaS
3 12 (4.48%) Office 365
4 4 (1.49%) AWS
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle CX
5 3 (1.12%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.12%) Slack
5 3 (1.12%) Trello
6 2 (0.75%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) GCP
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.37%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.24%) Firewall
2 5 (1.87%) LAN
2 5 (1.87%) WAN
3 4 (1.49%) Skype
4 3 (1.12%) 5G
4 3 (1.12%) Intranet
4 3 (1.12%) Wireless
5 2 (0.75%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.75%) Broadband
5 2 (0.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.37%) Network Security
6 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.12%) Power BI
4 2 (0.75%) Big Data
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.37%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) JIRA
1 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
1 4 (1.49%) VersionOne
2 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
General
1 85 (31.72%) Finance
2 28 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.72%) Retail
4 16 (5.97%) Public Sector
5 13 (4.85%) Banking
6 11 (4.10%) Law
6 11 (4.10%) Marketing
7 8 (2.99%) Local Government
8 4 (1.49%) Billing
8 4 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.49%) Legal
9 3 (1.12%) Fire and Rescue
9 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.12%) Police
9 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Social Housing
10 2 (0.75%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.75%) Front Office
10 2 (0.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.73%) .NET
1 10 (3.73%) J2EE
2 3 (1.12%) HTML
3 2 (0.75%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) Middleware
4 1 (0.37%) Velocity
4 1 (0.37%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.73%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.61%) User Experience
5 5 (1.87%) PMI
6 4 (1.49%) Media Streaming
6 4 (1.49%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (1.49%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.49%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.12%) iPad
7 3 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.75%) CCTV
8 2 (0.75%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.75%) Social Media
9 1 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.37%) Life Science
9 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.49%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (65.67%) Project Management
2 118 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (35.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (33.96%) PRINCE2
5 62 (23.13%) Project Delivery
6 32 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (11.19%) Risk Management
7 30 (11.19%) Scrum
8 29 (10.82%) Waterfall
9 23 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (8.58%) Change Management
9 23 (8.58%) CRM
10 21 (7.84%) ERP
11 16 (5.97%) Analytics
11 16 (5.97%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.60%) Business Transformation
12 15 (5.60%) Coaching
12 15 (5.60%) Programme Management
13 14 (5.22%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.97%) Java
2 6 (2.24%) C
3 3 (1.12%) SQL
4 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (16.04%) Degree
2 21 (7.84%) PMP
3 16 (5.97%) PMI Certification
4 13 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (4.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.87%) APMP
8 4 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.75%) HNC
11 1 (0.37%) APMG
11 1 (0.37%) CISM
11 1 (0.37%) CISSP
11 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.24%) PMO
1 6 (2.24%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 29 (10.82%) Oracle
1 29 (10.82%) SAP
2 26 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.61%) Capita
4 7 (2.61%) TOWER Software
5 5 (1.87%) Cisco
6 4 (1.49%) ATG
6 4 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.49%) hybris
7 3 (1.12%) Demandware
7 3 (1.12%) Elastic Path
7 3 (1.12%) Infor
7 3 (1.12%) Sage
7 3 (1.12%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.12%) Virgin Media
8 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.75%) Citrix
8 2 (0.75%) Informatica
9 1 (0.37%) Google