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The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £55,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

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
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 104 143 145
Rank change year-on-year +39 +2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 2,477 739 186
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.44% 2.33% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 2.47% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,658 587 167
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,565 £39,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,165 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.91% -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £68,375 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,725 £75,000 £80,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 67,634 29,919 8,790
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 94.46% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41,197 24,852 7,582
10th Percentile £35,960 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £79,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022, Project Manager job roles required the following 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 1,625 (65.60%) Project Management
2 1,147 (46.31%) Agile
3 823 (33.23%) PRINCE2
4 816 (32.94%) Finance
5 813 (32.82%) Social Skills
6 717 (28.95%) Project Delivery
7 557 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 504 (20.35%) Waterfall
9 375 (15.14%) Scrum
10 371 (14.98%) Microsoft
11 326 (13.16%) Change Management
12 297 (11.99%) Microsoft Project
13 260 (10.50%) Public Sector
14 258 (10.42%) Programme Management
15 247 (9.97%) ERP
16 237 (9.57%) Degree
17 230 (9.29%) Business Case
18 218 (8.80%) Azure
19 214 (8.64%) PMI Certification
20 212 (8.56%) Migration
21 210 (8.48%) Security Cleared
22 199 (8.03%) PMP
23 198 (7.99%) Presentation Skills
24 192 (7.75%) Retail
25 191 (7.71%) Organisational Skills
26 189 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
27 187 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
28 186 (7.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
29 185 (7.47%) PMO
29 185 (7.47%) SDLC

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
1 162 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 62 (2.50%) MS Project Server
3 30 (1.21%) Confluence
4 26 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 19 (0.77%) CMS
5 19 (0.77%) Documentum
6 17 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.24%) Hyperledger
8 5 (0.20%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.20%) WordPress
9 4 (0.16%) Drupal
10 3 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.081%) IIS
11 2 (0.081%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 1 (0.040%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.040%) Umbraco
Applications
1 297 (11.99%) Microsoft Project
2 130 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 106 (4.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 88 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
5 85 (3.43%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.77%) Windchill
7 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
2 26 (1.05%) Magento
3 19 (0.77%) TrackWise
4 18 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.52%) Shopify
6 12 (0.48%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (0.40%) SAP Business One
9 8 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.32%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.28%) SAP PM
11 6 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
11 6 (0.24%) R3 Corda
12 5 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (0.20%) Toggl
13 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
14 3 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 218 (8.80%) Azure
2 166 (6.70%) Microsoft 365
3 139 (5.61%) SaaS
4 101 (4.08%) AWS
5 38 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
6 26 (1.05%) Smartsheet
7 22 (0.89%) Veeva
8 20 (0.81%) Power Platform
9 16 (0.65%) Slack
10 14 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.57%) GCP
11 9 (0.36%) IaaS
11 9 (0.36%) Trello
12 7 (0.28%) Asana
13 6 (0.24%) ClickUp
13 6 (0.24%) PaaS
14 5 (0.20%) Mavenlink
14 5 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 4 (0.16%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.26%) LAN
2 52 (2.10%) WAN
3 38 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
4 33 (1.33%) Firewall
5 26 (1.05%) DHCP
5 26 (1.05%) DNS
5 26 (1.05%) MPLS
5 26 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
5 26 (1.05%) VLAN
5 26 (1.05%) VPN
6 12 (0.48%) Unified Communications
6 12 (0.48%) VoIP
7 11 (0.44%) Broadband
7 11 (0.44%) Internet
8 9 (0.36%) 5G
8 9 (0.36%) SD-WAN
9 7 (0.28%) Intranet
10 6 (0.24%) Skype
11 5 (0.20%) Network Security
11 5 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (0.77%) SQL Server
3 16 (0.65%) Power BI
4 12 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
5 7 (0.28%) MySQL
6 5 (0.20%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.20%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.16%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.16%) Tableau
8 3 (0.12%) Big Data
9 2 (0.081%) DB2
9 2 (0.081%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.081%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.081%) QlikView
10 1 (0.040%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.040%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.040%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.040%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.040%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 162 (6.54%) JIRA
2 15 (0.61%) Axure RP
2 15 (0.61%) GitLab
3 4 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.040%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.040%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.040%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 816 (32.94%) Finance
2 813 (32.82%) Social Skills
3 260 (10.50%) Public Sector
4 198 (7.99%) Presentation Skills
5 192 (7.75%) Retail
6 191 (7.71%) Organisational Skills
7 189 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
8 146 (5.89%) Marketing
9 129 (5.21%) Influencing Skills
10 116 (4.68%) Legal
11 113 (4.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 109 (4.40%) Manufacturing
13 99 (4.00%) Banking
14 86 (3.47%) Telecoms
15 73 (2.95%) Pharmaceutical
16 72 (2.91%) Aviation
17 67 (2.70%) Aerospace
18 54 (2.18%) Games
19 53 (2.14%) Advertising
20 52 (2.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.05%) .NET
2 12 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (0.44%) CSS
3 11 (0.44%) HTML
4 7 (0.28%) COM
5 6 (0.24%) React
5 6 (0.24%) Web Services
5 6 (0.24%) web3js
6 4 (0.16%) Velocity
7 3 (0.12%) ADO
7 3 (0.12%) XML
8 2 (0.081%) JSON
8 2 (0.081%) Middleware
9 1 (0.040%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.040%) ATL
9 1 (0.040%) HTML5
9 1 (0.040%) OpenID
9 1 (0.040%) Spring
9 1 (0.040%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 114 (4.60%) Data Centre
2 81 (3.27%) Management Information System
2 81 (3.27%) PMI
3 71 (2.87%) NHS
4 57 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
5 53 (2.14%) Driving Licence
6 45 (1.82%) User Experience
7 42 (1.70%) Biotechnology
8 33 (1.33%) Blockchain
9 28 (1.13%) Life Science
9 28 (1.13%) Virtual Team
10 24 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 22 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (0.77%) Legacy Systems
12 19 (0.77%) Public Cloud
13 17 (0.69%) Over-the-Top Content
14 16 (0.65%) Digital Media
14 16 (0.65%) IoT
15 15 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 81 (3.27%) Windows
2 33 (1.33%) Windows Server
3 26 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (0.69%) Linux
5 16 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.20%) VMS
7 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.12%) Unix
9 1 (0.040%) Android
9 1 (0.040%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,625 (65.60%) Project Management
2 1,147 (46.31%) Agile
3 823 (33.23%) PRINCE2
4 717 (28.95%) Project Delivery
5 557 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 504 (20.35%) Waterfall
7 375 (15.14%) Scrum
8 326 (13.16%) Change Management
9 258 (10.42%) Programme Management
10 247 (9.97%) ERP
11 230 (9.29%) Business Case
12 212 (8.56%) Migration
13 187 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
14 185 (7.47%) SDLC
15 182 (7.35%) Decision-Making
16 162 (6.54%) Risk Management
17 134 (5.41%) Change Control
18 133 (5.37%) Service Delivery
19 130 (5.25%) Presales
20 126 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (1.53%) SQL
2 18 (0.73%) C
3 15 (0.61%) C#
4 10 (0.40%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.24%) DAML
5 6 (0.24%) PHP
6 3 (0.12%) Python
7 2 (0.081%) COBOL
7 2 (0.081%) Java
7 2 (0.081%) JCL
8 1 (0.040%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.040%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 237 (9.57%) Degree
2 214 (8.64%) PMI Certification
3 210 (8.48%) Security Cleared
4 199 (8.03%) PMP
5 186 (7.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 147 (5.93%) SC Cleared
7 143 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 44 (1.78%) APMP
8 44 (1.78%) DV Cleared
9 24 (0.97%) DBS Check
9 24 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.40%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.36%) ISEB
11 9 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.28%) HND
14 2 (0.081%) APMG
14 2 (0.081%) CAPM
14 2 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.081%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (7.47%) PMO
2 114 (4.60%) QA
3 21 (0.85%) GDPR
3 21 (0.85%) GxP
4 19 (0.77%) ISO 13485
5 12 (0.48%) PMBOK
6 8 (0.32%) DO-178B
6 8 (0.32%) SLA
7 7 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.16%) GMP
10 1 (0.040%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.040%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.040%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.040%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.040%) Good Clinical Practice
10 1 (0.040%) HL7
10 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (1.66%) Active Directory
1 41 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (1.21%) Hyper-V
3 27 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.12%) Docker
5 1 (0.040%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.040%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (1.09%) WSUS
2 9 (0.36%) Autotask
3 2 (0.081%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.081%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.040%) OpenView
Vendors
1 371 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 124 (5.01%) SAP
3 86 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
4 80 (3.23%) Northgate
5 65 (2.62%) Google
6 64 (2.58%) VMware
7 63 (2.54%) Oracle
8 53 (2.14%) Civica
9 47 (1.90%) Cisco
10 41 (1.66%) Apple
11 31 (1.25%) NEC
12 26 (1.05%) Ruckus Wireless
13 21 (0.85%) IBM
14 20 (0.81%) Adobe
15 19 (0.77%) PTC
16 17 (0.69%) Citrix
17 13 (0.52%) NetApp
18 12 (0.48%) JD Edwards
18 12 (0.48%) Workday
19 10 (0.40%) ServiceNow