Period
to 7 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

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

Project Manager
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 177 108
Rank change year-on-year +82 -69 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 978 137 230
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.35% 1.57% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 1.65% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 788 117 206
10th Percentile £40,500 £38,499 £41,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £82,875 £75,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% -4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 27,579 8,325 7,356
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 95.50% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21,943 7,457 6,515
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,400 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £78,375 £70,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Project Manager
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Project Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Project Manager trend for jobs with a WFH option

Project Manager
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Project Manager.

Project Manager salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Project Manager
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Project Manager over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Project Manager salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, 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 jobs with a WFH option featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 666 (68.10%) Project Management
2 490 (50.10%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (39.26%) PRINCE2
4 382 (39.06%) Social Skills
5 337 (34.46%) Finance
6 335 (34.25%) Project Delivery
7 267 (27.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 206 (21.06%) Microsoft
9 192 (19.63%) Waterfall
10 175 (17.89%) Scrum
11 149 (15.24%) Microsoft Project
12 139 (14.21%) SDLC
13 132 (13.50%) PMI Certification
14 111 (11.35%) Degree
15 109 (11.15%) Migration
16 108 (11.04%) PMP
17 101 (10.33%) JIRA
18 97 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
19 92 (9.41%) ERP
19 92 (9.41%) Retail
20 88 (9.00%) Project Planning
21 80 (8.18%) Risk Management
22 79 (8.08%) PMO
23 76 (7.77%) Presentation Skills
24 73 (7.46%) E-Commerce
25 72 (7.36%) Azure
26 71 (7.26%) Mentoring
27 68 (6.95%) Data Centre
28 67 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
29 66 (6.75%) Project Governance

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 40 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.17%) Confluence
3 29 (2.97%) CMS
4 21 (2.15%) Documentum
5 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.41%) WordPress
8 3 (0.31%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.20%) Drupal
10 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 149 (15.24%) Microsoft Project
2 49 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) Windchill
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
1 20 (2.04%) Shopify
2 16 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
3 12 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (1.02%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.61%) Oracle Clinical
6 6 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.41%) TrackWise
7 4 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.31%) Magento
8 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.31%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.31%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.20%) Relativity
9 2 (0.20%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.36%) Azure
2 50 (5.11%) SaaS
3 44 (4.50%) AWS
4 34 (3.48%) Veeva
5 27 (2.76%) Microsoft 365
6 19 (1.94%) Smartsheet
7 17 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.51%) GitHub
10 4 (0.41%) IaaS
10 4 (0.41%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.31%) Google Workspace
11 3 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.20%) GCP
13 1 (0.10%) Asana
13 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.10%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.10%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.84%) LAN
1 18 (1.84%) WAN
2 10 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (0.92%) Intranet
4 8 (0.82%) Firewall
5 6 (0.61%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.51%) MPLS
6 5 (0.51%) VLAN
6 5 (0.51%) Wireless
7 4 (0.41%) DHCP
7 4 (0.41%) DNS
7 4 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.41%) VPN
8 3 (0.31%) Network Security
8 3 (0.31%) VoIP
9 2 (0.20%) 3G
9 2 (0.20%) 4G
9 2 (0.20%) 5G
9 2 (0.20%) SD-WAN
9 2 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.82%) Blockchain
3 8 (0.82%) Data Lake
3 8 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.51%) EDRMS
5 4 (0.41%) Power BI
6 2 (0.20%) Big Data
6 2 (0.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.10%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.10%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 101 (10.33%) JIRA
2 18 (1.84%) Axure RP
3 8 (0.82%) JIRA Agile
General
1 382 (39.06%) Social Skills
2 337 (34.46%) Finance
3 92 (9.41%) Retail
4 76 (7.77%) Presentation Skills
5 59 (6.03%) Marketing
6 44 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (4.50%) Organisational Skills
7 40 (4.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 38 (3.89%) Legal
9 34 (3.48%) Public Sector
10 30 (3.07%) Advertising
11 27 (2.76%) Billing
11 27 (2.76%) Telecoms
12 20 (2.04%) Banking
12 20 (2.04%) Law
12 20 (2.04%) Manufacturing
13 18 (1.84%) Documentation Skills
13 18 (1.84%) Influencing Skills
13 18 (1.84%) Publishing
14 17 (1.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.94%) .NET
2 7 (0.72%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.51%) EDI
4 4 (0.41%) WML
5 3 (0.31%) HTML
5 3 (0.31%) React
5 3 (0.31%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.20%) CSS
6 2 (0.20%) JSON
6 2 (0.20%) Node.js
6 2 (0.20%) React Native
6 2 (0.20%) XML
7 1 (0.10%) COM
7 1 (0.10%) Flash
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.10%) Velocity
7 1 (0.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.95%) Data Centre
2 62 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 47 (4.81%) PMI
4 38 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (3.68%) Life Science
6 34 (3.48%) Driving Licence
7 32 (3.27%) iPad
8 31 (3.17%) User Experience
9 23 (2.35%) Mobile App
10 20 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.94%) Digital Media
12 14 (1.43%) Biotechnology
12 14 (1.43%) FMCG
13 12 (1.23%) EPoS
14 7 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
14 7 (0.72%) Marketing Technology
15 6 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.61%) Pharmacovigilance
15 6 (0.61%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.51%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.86%) Windows
2 19 (1.94%) Windows Server
3 12 (1.23%) Unix
4 10 (1.02%) Android
4 10 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (68.10%) Project Management
2 490 (50.10%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (39.26%) PRINCE2
4 335 (34.25%) Project Delivery
5 267 (27.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 192 (19.63%) Waterfall
7 175 (17.89%) Scrum
8 139 (14.21%) SDLC
9 109 (11.15%) Migration
10 97 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
11 92 (9.41%) ERP
12 88 (9.00%) Project Planning
13 80 (8.18%) Risk Management
14 73 (7.46%) E-Commerce
15 71 (7.26%) Mentoring
16 67 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
17 66 (6.75%) Project Governance
18 65 (6.65%) Software Delivery
19 64 (6.54%) ITIL
20 63 (6.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (1.23%) Java
2 10 (1.02%) Smalltalk
3 9 (0.92%) C
4 7 (0.72%) C#
5 3 (0.31%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (13.50%) PMI Certification
2 111 (11.35%) Degree
3 108 (11.04%) PMP
4 66 (6.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 53 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 38 (3.89%) Security Cleared
7 29 (2.97%) APMP
8 21 (2.15%) SC Cleared
9 15 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.41%) ACCA
11 4 (0.41%) APMG
11 4 (0.41%) CIMA
11 4 (0.41%) CITP
11 4 (0.41%) MAPM
12 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.31%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.20%) AAT
13 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.08%) PMO
2 32 (3.27%) QA
3 9 (0.92%) Good Clinical Practice
4 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.51%) GDPR
6 4 (0.41%) GxP
6 4 (0.41%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.31%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.31%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.20%) GRC
8 2 (0.20%) MiFID
9 1 (0.10%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.10%) IFRS
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.41%) WSUS
2 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.10%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 206 (21.06%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.01%) Oracle
3 43 (4.40%) SAP
4 31 (3.17%) VMware
5 27 (2.76%) Apple
5 27 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (2.66%) Adobe
7 18 (1.84%) Cisco
8 17 (1.74%) Elastic Path
8 17 (1.74%) OpenText
9 12 (1.23%) Workday
10 8 (0.82%) Informatica
11 7 (0.72%) JD Edwards
11 7 (0.72%) Sage
12 6 (0.61%) Epicor
12 6 (0.61%) Google
12 6 (0.61%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.51%) Sitecore
14 4 (0.41%) Ruckus Wireless
14 4 (0.41%) Spotify