IT project or programme manager
- Works with client or senior management to establish and clarify the aims, objectives and requirements of the IT project or programme.
- Plans the stages of the project or programme, reviews actions and amends plans as necessary.
- Coordinates and supervises the activities of the project/programme team.
- Manages third party contributions to the programme or project.
- Monitors progress including project/programme budget, timescale and quality.
- Coordinates and oversees implementation of the project or programme.
- Reports on project or programme to senior management and/or client.
Typical Education Level
Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification, although entry with other academic qualifications and/or significant relevant experience is possible. There is a variety of relevant vocational, professional and postgraduate qualifications available.
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 12% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for it project or programme manager is £38,006
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 2,020. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, 31 jobs have been posted for it project or programme manager roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £38,006 per year. That is about £3,167 per month or £19.49 per hour. New workers generally start on £22,757, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £58,149
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 2,020 people are employed in the region.