The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 18 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 10041 10401 9480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.57% 9.85% 9.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.56% 11.96% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7822 7805 7505
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86854 87001 82391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.35% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 70712 69242 68369
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Management within the UK.

Project Management Salary Trend in the UK

Project Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Management over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 within the UK.

Project Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Project Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 9325 £50,000 - 1438
London +1 3971 £57,500 - 536
South East -2 1840 £47,500 -5.00% 276
City of London 0 1017 £60,000 - 198
Yorkshire -1 824 £45,000 +5.88% 101
West Yorkshire -1 642 £44,500 +3.48% 72
North West 0 632 £42,500 - 141
East of England -5 585 £45,000 -5.26% 87
West Midlands +1 515 £45,000 - 110
Berkshire -1 498 £52,500 +5.00% 56
Leeds 0 482 £45,000 - 44
South West -3 470 £45,000 - 102
Surrey +4 442 £47,500 -5.00% 63
Manchester -4 351 £40,000 -8.04% 86
Scotland +8 334 £47,500 -1.04% 37
East Midlands +4 299 £40,000 -11.11% 52
Hampshire -8 267 £50,000 +11.11% 49
Reading +7 232 £52,500 -8.69% 27
Buckinghamshire -2 174 £47,500 - 29
Bristol +3 173 £45,000 - 33
Edinburgh +2 163 £45,000 -11.76% 17
Birmingham +4 157 £47,500 -5.00% 35
Cambridgeshire -6 154 £46,500 -6.06% 25
Hertfordshire -6 154 £50,000 +12.67% 38
Cheshire -4 151 £45,000 +2.27% 28
Oxfordshire +13 146 £45,000 +2.27% 20
Essex -4 130 £44,500 -16.43% 10
Nottinghamshire +18 129 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Nottingham +13 120 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Wales +11 117 £37,500 +1.35% 25

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 6780 (32.49%) Finance
2 5873 (28.14%) PRINCE2
3 5054 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3851 (18.45%) Degree
5 3303 (15.83%) Microsoft
6 2870 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2682 (12.85%) MS Excel
8 2449 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
9 2412 (11.56%) ITIL
10 2161 (10.36%) SQL
11 2055 (9.85%) Business Analysis
12 2025 (9.70%) Change Management
13 1782 (8.54%) Scrum
14 1732 (8.30%) Windows
15 1714 (8.21%) Retail
16 1675 (8.03%) Oracle
17 1650 (7.91%) SQL Server
18 1598 (7.66%) MS Project
19 1566 (7.50%) .NET
20 1561 (7.48%) Banking
21 1542 (7.39%) Marketing
22 1535 (7.36%) PMI Certification
23 1436 (6.88%) Waterfall
24 1428 (6.84%) SAP
25 1320 (6.33%) CRM
26 1312 (6.29%) Telecoms
27 1309 (6.27%) Management Information System
28 1264 (6.06%) HTML
29 1260 (6.04%) E-Commerce
30 1250 (5.99%) MS Office

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 904 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 367 (1.76%) CMS
3 349 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 309 (1.48%) IIS
5 241 (1.15%) Apache
6 208 (1.00%) Lync
7 161 (0.77%) SAS
8 154 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 127 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 116 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 93 (0.45%) MS Project Server
12 80 (0.38%) Drupal
12 80 (0.38%) JBoss
13 79 (0.38%) WordPress
14 76 (0.36%) WebLogic
15 75 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
16 71 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
17 68 (0.33%) Confluence
18 67 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
19 64 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2682 (12.85%) MS Excel
2 1598 (7.66%) MS Project
3 1250 (5.99%) MS Office
4 701 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 686 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 139 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 110 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 66 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 48 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 47 (0.23%) SPSS
11 23 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 21 (0.10%) InDesign
13 19 (0.091%) AutoCAD
14 17 (0.081%) Niku Workbench
15 16 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
15 16 (0.077%) InfoPath
16 13 (0.062%) Open Workbench
16 13 (0.062%) CPLEX
17 11 (0.053%) PowerPivot
18 9 (0.043%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 324 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 134 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 128 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 110 (0.53%) SAP FI
5 106 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 106 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
6 105 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 101 (0.48%) SAP SD
8 95 (0.46%) SAP CRM
9 89 (0.43%) SAP SCM
10 86 (0.41%) SAP ERP
11 81 (0.39%) Magento
12 75 (0.36%) SAP MM
13 68 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
14 58 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
15 57 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
16 56 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 53 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
18 51 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
18 51 (0.24%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 543 (2.60%) SaaS
2 211 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 141 (0.68%) Office 365
4 132 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 73 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 51 (0.24%) PaaS
7 44 (0.21%) Force.com
8 43 (0.21%) Basecamp
9 42 (0.20%) IaaS
10 17 (0.081%) Google Apps
11 13 (0.062%) Terremark
11 13 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
12 11 (0.053%) Yammer
12 11 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.038%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.034%) Trello
14 7 (0.034%) GitHub
15 6 (0.029%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.029%) MailChimp
16 5 (0.024%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 649 (3.11%) Firewall
2 570 (2.73%) WAN
3 507 (2.43%) Internet
4 493 (2.36%) SAN
5 487 (2.33%) LAN
6 298 (1.43%) Wireless
7 297 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 278 (1.33%) DNS
9 274 (1.31%) MPLS
10 270 (1.29%) VoIP
11 268 (1.28%) VPN
12 241 (1.15%) Network Security
13 236 (1.13%) Intranet
14 164 (0.79%) DHCP
15 161 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
16 147 (0.70%) BGP
17 141 (0.68%) Unified Communications
18 125 (0.60%) FTP
19 121 (0.58%) OSPF
20 112 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1650 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 597 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 421 (2.02%) MySQL
4 383 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 353 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 339 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 234 (1.12%) Big Data
8 228 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 224 (1.07%) Oracle Database
10 215 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 142 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 133 (0.64%) Data Mining
13 131 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
14 120 (0.58%) RDBMS
15 115 (0.55%) QlikView
16 108 (0.52%) MS Access
17 102 (0.49%) SAP BW
18 100 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
19 99 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
20 97 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 430 (2.06%) JIRA
2 255 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 230 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 199 (0.95%) Subversion
5 177 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 76 (0.36%) Maven
7 73 (0.35%) Selenium
8 71 (0.34%) NUnit
9 64 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
10 63 (0.30%) Jenkins
11 54 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 49 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
13 47 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 47 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
14 44 (0.21%) Ant
15 42 (0.20%) Bitbucket
16 40 (0.19%) JUnit
17 36 (0.17%) Toad
18 29 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
19 28 (0.13%) LSMW
General
1 6780 (32.49%) Finance
2 1714 (8.21%) Retail
3 1561 (7.48%) Banking
4 1542 (7.39%) Marketing
5 1312 (6.29%) Telecoms
6 758 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 593 (2.84%) Legal
8 484 (2.32%) Advertising
9 363 (1.74%) Investment Banking
10 338 (1.62%) Law
11 318 (1.52%) Games
12 287 (1.38%) Billing
13 268 (1.28%) Publishing
14 243 (1.16%) Back Office
15 195 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
16 163 (0.78%) Electronics
17 155 (0.74%) Front Office
18 144 (0.69%) Financial Institution
19 123 (0.59%) Automotive
19 123 (0.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7310 (35.03%) Project Manager
2 2919 (13.99%) Analyst
3 1736 (8.32%) Business Analyst
4 1474 (7.06%) Consultant
5 1328 (6.36%) Developer
6 1282 (6.14%) Senior Manager
7 1006 (4.82%) Senior Project Manager
8 878 (4.21%) IT Project Manager
9 870 (4.17%) Architect
10 610 (2.92%) Programme Manager
11 542 (2.60%) Agile Project Manager
12 519 (2.49%) Infrastructure Manager
13 501 (2.40%) Delivery Manager
14 497 (2.38%) Technical Manager
15 426 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
16 393 (1.88%) Service Manager
17 384 (1.84%) Senior Analyst
18 382 (1.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 374 (1.79%) Business Manager
20 367 (1.76%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1566 (7.50%) .NET
2 1264 (6.06%) HTML
3 862 (4.13%) CSS
4 764 (3.66%) XML
5 611 (2.93%) ASP.NET
6 578 (2.77%) Web Services
7 460 (2.20%) jQuery
8 398 (1.91%) HTML5
9 256 (1.23%) J2EE
10 248 (1.19%) Middleware
11 239 (1.15%) .NET Framework
12 220 (1.05%) CSS3
13 171 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 165 (0.79%) JSON
15 157 (0.75%) Ajax
16 155 (0.74%) Spring
17 142 (0.68%) RESTful
18 140 (0.67%) XSLT
19 125 (0.60%) SOAP
19 125 (0.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2449 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1309 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 779 (3.73%) PMI
4 745 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 551 (2.64%) User Experience
6 431 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 336 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 319 (1.53%) FMCG
9 257 (1.23%) Social Media
10 252 (1.21%) NHS
11 210 (1.01%) Open Source
12 208 (1.00%) Mathematics
13 172 (0.82%) Clustering
14 171 (0.82%) Data Integration
14 171 (0.82%) Digital Media
15 153 (0.73%) Visualisation
16 144 (0.69%) Derivative
17 140 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 123 (0.59%) EPoS
19 122 (0.58%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1732 (8.30%) Windows
2 965 (4.62%) Linux
3 569 (2.73%) UNIX
4 375 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 279 (1.34%) Windows 7
6 271 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 204 (0.98%) Android
8 194 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 187 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 173 (0.83%) Solaris
11 143 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 127 (0.61%) Windows 8
13 107 (0.51%) Windows XP
14 72 (0.35%) AIX
15 39 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 36 (0.17%) CentOS
17 33 (0.16%) Mac OS X
18 30 (0.14%) Windows Vista
19 24 (0.12%) Mac OS
20 22 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5873 (28.14%) PRINCE2
2 5054 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2870 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2412 (11.56%) ITIL
5 2055 (9.85%) Business Analysis
6 2025 (9.70%) Change Management
7 1782 (8.54%) Scrum
8 1436 (6.88%) Waterfall
9 1320 (6.33%) CRM
10 1260 (6.04%) E-Commerce
11 1241 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
12 1174 (5.63%) Service Delivery
13 1173 (5.62%) Risk Management
14 1113 (5.33%) Mentoring
15 1071 (5.13%) Programme Management
16 992 (4.75%) ERP
17 951 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
18 877 (4.20%) Line Management
19 864 (4.14%) Time Management
20 844 (4.04%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2161 (10.36%) SQL
2 1163 (5.57%) Java
3 1109 (5.31%) C#
4 1062 (5.09%) JavaScript
5 515 (2.47%) C
6 430 (2.06%) PHP
7 362 (1.73%) T-SQL
8 308 (1.48%) C++
9 240 (1.15%) Python
10 183 (0.88%) VB.NET
11 181 (0.87%) VB
12 168 (0.81%) Perl
13 157 (0.75%) PowerShell
14 150 (0.72%) PL/SQL
15 147 (0.70%) VBA
16 117 (0.56%) Shell Script
17 115 (0.55%) Bash Shell
18 94 (0.45%) ABAP
19 76 (0.36%) VB6
20 59 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3851 (18.45%) Degree
2 1535 (7.36%) PMI Certification
3 1025 (4.91%) PMP
4 891 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 625 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 610 (2.92%) Security Cleared
7 497 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 476 (2.28%) ISEB
9 428 (2.05%) VCP4
10 400 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
11 394 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 380 (1.82%) SC Cleared
13 301 (1.44%) CCNA
14 284 (1.36%) CCNP
15 191 (0.92%) MCSE
16 190 (0.91%) CISSP
17 189 (0.91%) APMP
18 146 (0.70%) MBA
19 137 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 129 (0.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1102 (5.28%) QA
2 503 (2.41%) SLA
3 256 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 190 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 137 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 85 (0.41%) COBIT
7 79 (0.38%) PMBOK
8 75 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 66 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 46 (0.22%) EMIR
11 39 (0.19%) ISO 9000
11 39 (0.19%) Solvency II
12 38 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 30 (0.14%) ISO 14001
14 27 (0.13%) MiFID
15 26 (0.12%) FATCA
15 26 (0.12%) P3O
16 23 (0.11%) HL7
17 18 (0.086%) Basel III
18 17 (0.081%) Basel II
System Software
1 606 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 559 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 251 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 182 (0.87%) vSphere
5 87 (0.42%) XenApp
6 77 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 65 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 49 (0.23%) XenServer
9 47 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (0.19%) Firmware
11 25 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 24 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 21 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
14 20 (0.096%) NFS
15 19 (0.091%) Varnish
16 16 (0.077%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 15 (0.072%) KVM
18 12 (0.058%) vCloud
19 10 (0.048%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 159 (0.76%) SCCM
2 127 (0.61%) SCOM
3 108 (0.52%) Puppet
4 99 (0.47%) Nagios
5 82 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 65 (0.31%) OpenView
7 61 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 45 (0.22%) Backup Exec
9 36 (0.17%) WSUS
10 34 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 34 (0.16%) SCVMM
11 30 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
11 30 (0.14%) Cacti
12 24 (0.12%) Control-M
13 20 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 16 (0.077%) Salt
15 14 (0.067%) ITRS Geneos
16 13 (0.062%) Tivoli
16 13 (0.062%) EMC NetWorker
16 13 (0.062%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3303 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 1675 (8.03%) Oracle
3 1428 (6.84%) SAP
4 919 (4.40%) Cisco
5 866 (4.15%) VMware
6 526 (2.52%) HP
7 436 (2.09%) IBM
8 431 (2.07%) Citrix
9 396 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
10 249 (1.19%) Juniper
11 206 (0.99%) Informatica
12 199 (0.95%) Business Objects
13 197 (0.94%) Red Hat
14 196 (0.94%) CheckPoint
15 193 (0.92%) Google
16 178 (0.85%) Adobe
17 172 (0.82%) EMC
18 157 (0.75%) NetApp
19 144 (0.69%) Dell
20 141 (0.68%) Cognos
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £53000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £52845 - £67549 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Imperative People
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
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London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent - Bonus - Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: 7 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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