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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 19 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 10652 10357 10755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.46% 9.44% 9.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.50% 11.56% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8374 7770 8877
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
92632 89611 92231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.27% 81.71% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 76342 72005 78488
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £73,000
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 17 December 2014 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 17 December 2014. 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 +2 9991 £50,000 - 949
London 0 4159 £57,500 - 369
South East -1 2124 £50,000 +1.01% 168
City of London +2 1073 £60,000 -4.00% 134
East of England -1 775 £50,000 +8.69% 66
Yorkshire -1 757 £42,500 -5.55% 77
North West +8 684 £45,000 +5.88% 69
Berkshire +11 641 £52,500 +5.00% 38
West Yorkshire -3 580 £42,500 -5.55% 56
South West 0 507 £47,500 +9.19% 71
West Midlands 0 507 £47,000 +8.04% 67
Surrey 0 470 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Manchester +8 405 £42,500 - 42
Leeds -6 401 £40,000 -15.78% 40
East Midlands +8 334 £42,500 -5.55% 34
Scotland -1 333 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Reading +16 311 £52,500 -8.69% 16
Hampshire -5 295 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Hertfordshire +9 254 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Buckinghamshire +3 229 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Birmingham +6 204 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Cambridgeshire +4 203 £45,000 -10.00% 26
Essex +6 176 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Cheshire +8 165 £47,500 +14.45% 8
Edinburgh -6 157 £48,500 -4.90% 7
Kent +19 156 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Wiltshire +3 144 £52,500 +16.66% 19
Bristol -6 138 £45,000 -5.26% 18
Oxfordshire +14 129 £46,000 +8.23% 27
Milton Keynes +2 122 £49,500 +10.00% 7

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 6879 (31.83%) Finance
2 5954 (27.55%) PRINCE2
3 5117 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 4043 (18.71%) Degree
5 3227 (14.93%) Microsoft
6 2939 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 2537 (11.74%) MS Excel
8 2514 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
9 2410 (11.15%) ITIL
10 2292 (10.61%) SQL
11 2177 (10.07%) Business Analysis
12 1928 (8.92%) Change Management
13 1858 (8.60%) Scrum
14 1807 (8.36%) Windows
15 1732 (8.01%) Oracle
16 1666 (7.71%) Marketing
17 1638 (7.58%) Retail
18 1614 (7.47%) SQL Server
19 1611 (7.45%) .NET
20 1575 (7.29%) MS Project
21 1531 (7.08%) Banking
22 1525 (7.06%) PMI Certification
23 1456 (6.74%) Telecoms
24 1427 (6.60%) Waterfall
25 1418 (6.56%) SAP
26 1372 (6.35%) HTML
27 1314 (6.08%) E-Commerce
28 1299 (6.01%) Risk Management
29 1296 (6.00%) Service Delivery
30 1295 (5.99%) Management Information System

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 1015 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 404 (1.87%) CMS
3 391 (1.81%) MS Exchange
4 268 (1.24%) IIS
5 258 (1.19%) Apache
6 203 (0.94%) Lync
7 175 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 172 (0.80%) SAS
9 150 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 143 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 126 (0.58%) MS Project Server
12 109 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 108 (0.50%) Drupal
14 90 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
15 89 (0.41%) JBoss
16 87 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
16 87 (0.40%) WordPress
17 86 (0.40%) Umbraco
18 77 (0.36%) Confluence
19 76 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2537 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 1575 (7.29%) MS Project
3 1288 (5.96%) MS Office
4 684 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 662 (3.06%) MS Visio
6 106 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 81 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 44 (0.20%) SPSS
9 39 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 37 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 28 (0.13%) PowerPivot
12 19 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
13 16 (0.074%) Niku Workbench
13 16 (0.074%) Simulink
14 15 (0.069%) InfoPath
14 15 (0.069%) FastStats
15 13 (0.060%) InDesign
15 13 (0.060%) Acrobat
15 13 (0.060%) AutoCAD
16 12 (0.056%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 283 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 170 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 139 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 125 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 104 (0.48%) SAP SD
6 91 (0.42%) SAP CRM
7 86 (0.40%) SAP FI
8 83 (0.38%) Magento
9 80 (0.37%) SAP CO
9 80 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
9 80 (0.37%) SAP MM
10 79 (0.37%) SAP SCM
11 73 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
12 65 (0.30%) SAP ERP
13 60 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
14 55 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
15 53 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
16 50 (0.23%) SAP PP
17 48 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 45 (0.21%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 490 (2.27%) SaaS
2 220 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (0.78%) Office 365
4 120 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 62 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (0.21%) Basecamp
7 37 (0.17%) IaaS
8 31 (0.14%) PaaS
9 28 (0.13%) Force.com
10 23 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 18 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.065%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.065%) Taleo
13 10 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
14 9 (0.042%) GitHub
15 6 (0.028%) Terremark
16 5 (0.023%) Trello
17 4 (0.019%) LucidChart
17 4 (0.019%) CheetahMail
17 4 (0.019%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 628 (2.91%) Firewall
2 593 (2.74%) Internet
3 565 (2.61%) WAN
4 540 (2.50%) SAN
5 509 (2.36%) LAN
6 338 (1.56%) TCP/IP
7 279 (1.29%) Wireless
8 273 (1.26%) DNS
9 250 (1.16%) MPLS
10 236 (1.09%) Intranet
11 233 (1.08%) VPN
12 209 (0.97%) Network Security
13 203 (0.94%) VoIP
14 154 (0.71%) Unified Communications
15 153 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
16 150 (0.69%) DHCP
17 135 (0.62%) BGP
18 132 (0.61%) NAS
19 118 (0.55%) OSPF
20 115 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1614 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 614 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
3 449 (2.08%) MySQL
4 417 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 396 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 348 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 222 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 221 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 213 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 187 (0.87%) Big Data
11 147 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 127 (0.59%) Data Mining
13 124 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 115 (0.53%) QlikView
15 111 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
16 107 (0.50%) SAP BW
17 105 (0.49%) MS Access
18 103 (0.48%) OLAP
19 95 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
20 91 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 436 (2.02%) JIRA
2 298 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 296 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 243 (1.12%) Subversion
5 189 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 81 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 76 (0.35%) Maven
8 73 (0.34%) Selenium
9 61 (0.28%) NUnit
10 58 (0.27%) Eclipse
11 49 (0.23%) Bitbucket
12 48 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
13 45 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
14 44 (0.20%) Ant
15 39 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 38 (0.18%) MSBuild
16 38 (0.18%) Ranorex
17 36 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
18 35 (0.16%) ClearCase
18 35 (0.16%) WiX
General
1 6879 (31.83%) Finance
2 1666 (7.71%) Marketing
3 1638 (7.58%) Retail
4 1531 (7.08%) Banking
5 1456 (6.74%) Telecoms
6 710 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 654 (3.03%) Legal
8 503 (2.33%) Advertising
9 357 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 327 (1.51%) Law
11 310 (1.43%) Publishing
12 308 (1.43%) Games
13 302 (1.40%) Back Office
14 298 (1.38%) Billing
15 197 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
16 177 (0.82%) Front Office
17 171 (0.79%) Automotive
18 146 (0.68%) Financial Institution
19 143 (0.66%) French Language
20 137 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7481 (34.62%) Project Manager
2 3220 (14.90%) Analyst
3 1875 (8.68%) Business Analyst
4 1509 (6.98%) Consultant
5 1430 (6.62%) Developer
6 1324 (6.13%) Senior Manager
7 1030 (4.77%) Senior Project Manager
8 825 (3.82%) Architect
9 801 (3.71%) IT Project Manager
10 659 (3.05%) Programme Manager
11 548 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
12 514 (2.38%) Technical Manager
13 509 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
14 506 (2.34%) Agile Project Manager
15 436 (2.02%) Service Manager
16 429 (1.99%) Senior Analyst
17 415 (1.92%) Business Manager
18 401 (1.86%) Solutions Architect
19 387 (1.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
20 380 (1.76%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1611 (7.45%) .NET
2 1372 (6.35%) HTML
3 979 (4.53%) CSS
4 712 (3.29%) XML
5 581 (2.69%) ASP.NET
6 562 (2.60%) Web Services
7 442 (2.05%) HTML5
8 437 (2.02%) jQuery
9 276 (1.28%) Middleware
10 251 (1.16%) J2EE
11 231 (1.07%) .NET Framework
12 211 (0.98%) CSS3
13 195 (0.90%) Ajax
14 149 (0.69%) JSON
15 147 (0.68%) SOAP
16 144 (0.67%) Spring
17 119 (0.55%) WCF
18 117 (0.54%) XSLT
19 113 (0.52%) Java EE
20 110 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2514 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1295 (5.99%) Management Information System
3 802 (3.71%) PMI
4 782 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 642 (2.97%) User Experience
6 442 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 381 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 346 (1.60%) FMCG
9 343 (1.59%) Social Media
10 253 (1.17%) NHS
11 238 (1.10%) Open Source
12 233 (1.08%) Mathematics
13 194 (0.90%) Digital Media
14 180 (0.83%) Derivative
15 175 (0.81%) Data Integration
16 163 (0.75%) Clustering
17 137 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 130 (0.60%) EPoS
19 127 (0.59%) Statistics
20 123 (0.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1807 (8.36%) Windows
2 1019 (4.72%) Linux
3 642 (2.97%) UNIX
4 378 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 266 (1.23%) Android
6 262 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 236 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 226 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 226 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 212 (0.98%) Solaris
10 161 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 127 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 98 (0.45%) AIX
13 78 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 49 (0.23%) CentOS
15 46 (0.21%) Windows Phone
16 32 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 23 (0.11%) Mac OS X
18 20 (0.093%) Mac OS
18 20 (0.093%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5954 (27.55%) PRINCE2
2 5117 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 2939 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 2410 (11.15%) ITIL
5 2177 (10.07%) Business Analysis
6 1928 (8.92%) Change Management
7 1858 (8.60%) Scrum
8 1427 (6.60%) Waterfall
9 1314 (6.08%) E-Commerce
10 1299 (6.01%) Risk Management
11 1296 (6.00%) Service Delivery
12 1277 (5.91%) CRM
13 1251 (5.79%) Mentoring
14 1174 (5.43%) Programme Management
15 1142 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
16 1000 (4.63%) ERP
17 981 (4.54%) Continuous Improvement
18 969 (4.48%) Line Management
19 850 (3.93%) Project Planning
20 847 (3.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2292 (10.61%) SQL
2 1267 (5.86%) Java
3 1170 (5.41%) C#
4 1093 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 513 (2.37%) C
6 433 (2.00%) PHP
7 379 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 353 (1.63%) C++
9 230 (1.06%) Python
10 226 (1.05%) Perl
11 179 (0.83%) VB
12 175 (0.81%) PL/SQL
13 168 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 157 (0.73%) VBA
15 135 (0.62%) PowerShell
16 128 (0.59%) Bash Shell
17 95 (0.44%) Shell Script
18 93 (0.43%) Ruby
19 75 (0.35%) ABAP
20 70 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4043 (18.71%) Degree
2 1525 (7.06%) PMI Certification
3 987 (4.57%) PMP
4 969 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 623 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 611 (2.83%) Security Cleared
7 583 (2.70%) ISEB
8 475 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
9 450 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 398 (1.84%) SC Cleared
11 357 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 289 (1.34%) CCNA
13 276 (1.28%) CCNP
14 222 (1.03%) MCSE
15 201 (0.93%) APMP
16 179 (0.83%) MBA
17 167 (0.77%) CISSP
18 141 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 127 (0.59%) MCITP
20 123 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1282 (5.93%) QA
2 509 (2.36%) SLA
3 294 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 250 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 136 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 92 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 90 (0.42%) COBIT
8 82 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 46 (0.21%) ISO 14001
10 43 (0.20%) EMIR
11 41 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
12 36 (0.17%) Solvency II
13 30 (0.14%) Basel II
14 24 (0.11%) ISO 9000
15 22 (0.10%) Basel III
16 19 (0.088%) FATCA
17 17 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 17799
18 16 (0.074%) P3O
19 15 (0.069%) JSP 440
20 14 (0.065%) CRD IV
System Software
1 625 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 609 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 280 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 181 (0.84%) vSphere
5 109 (0.50%) XenApp
6 87 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 74 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 46 (0.21%) Firmware
9 45 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (0.17%) NFS
11 29 (0.13%) XenServer
12 24 (0.11%) Terminal Services
13 23 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 20 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
15 18 (0.083%) MetaFrame
16 15 (0.069%) vCloud
17 14 (0.065%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 12 (0.056%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 11 (0.051%) KVM
Systems Management
1 130 (0.60%) SCCM
2 103 (0.48%) SCOM
3 85 (0.39%) Puppet
4 76 (0.35%) Nagios
5 72 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 55 (0.25%) OpenView
7 47 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 43 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 39 (0.18%) SCVMM
10 37 (0.17%) Backup Exec
11 28 (0.13%) Control-M
12 26 (0.12%) WSUS
13 25 (0.12%) Cacti
14 23 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 21 (0.097%) Norton AntiVirus
16 18 (0.083%) Opsview
16 18 (0.083%) Cisco CUCM
16 18 (0.083%) HP SIM
17 16 (0.074%) ITRS Geneos
17 16 (0.074%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3227 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 1732 (8.01%) Oracle
3 1418 (6.56%) SAP
4 910 (4.21%) VMware
5 900 (4.16%) Cisco
6 478 (2.21%) Citrix
7 470 (2.17%) HP
8 425 (1.97%) IBM
9 358 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
10 237 (1.10%) Juniper
11 227 (1.05%) Red Hat
12 201 (0.93%) Google
13 198 (0.92%) NetApp
14 196 (0.91%) Adobe
15 188 (0.87%) Informatica
16 183 (0.85%) EMC
17 171 (0.79%) Cognos
18 168 (0.78%) CheckPoint
19 164 (0.76%) Business Objects
20 142 (0.66%) F5
City, London
Red10
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Private Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Wa Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & high profile projects
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capco
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday