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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 18 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 10687 11184 10173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.78% 9.50% 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.57% 11.48% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8266 8340 7965
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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
92395 97415 87605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.57% 82.72% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 75495 78826 72238
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +2 9850 £50,000 - 1463
London 0 4252 £57,500 - 613
South East +1 2057 £47,500 - 245
City of London +2 1026 £60,000 - 211
East of England -2 766 £47,500 -5.00% 107
Yorkshire -2 701 £45,000 +5.88% 110
West Midlands +3 649 £47,500 -5.00% 116
North West -1 615 £42,500 - 116
Berkshire +6 536 £56,000 +6.66% 66
West Yorkshire -5 497 £45,000 +5.88% 80
South West -2 444 £45,000 +2.27% 89
Surrey -2 399 £50,000 +1.01% 47
Leeds -4 377 £45,000 +5.88% 53
Manchester 0 339 £44,000 +4.14% 62
Scotland +13 333 £48,500 +7.77% 69
East Midlands +4 332 £47,500 +5.20% 39
Hampshire +2 307 £46,000 +1.09% 43
Hertfordshire +5 280 £55,000 +15.78% 37
Reading +6 256 £55,000 +4.76% 31
Birmingham -2 224 £50,000 -9.09% 35
Cambridgeshire +8 199 £47,500 +5.55% 31
Buckinghamshire -1 191 £47,500 -2.06% 14
Oxfordshire +3 190 £40,000 -5.88% 21
Edinburgh +16 155 £45,500 -1.08% 35
Essex +1 152 £42,000 -25.33% 13
Bristol -12 143 £50,000 +17.64% 30
Cambridge +13 137 £45,000 - 27
West Sussex 0 132 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Coventry +14 131 £49,500 -3.41% 14
Nottinghamshire +7 125 £52,500 +11.70% 17

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7388 (33.98%) Finance
2 5982 (27.52%) PRINCE2
3 5535 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4052 (18.64%) Degree
5 3474 (15.98%) Microsoft
6 3115 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2798 (12.87%) MS Excel
8 2731 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
9 2686 (12.36%) ITIL
10 2351 (10.81%) SQL
11 2141 (9.85%) Business Analysis
12 2081 (9.57%) Change Management
13 1906 (8.77%) Scrum
13 1906 (8.77%) Oracle
14 1875 (8.62%) Banking
15 1857 (8.54%) Retail
16 1842 (8.47%) SDLC
17 1802 (8.29%) Windows
18 1794 (8.25%) SQL Server
19 1672 (7.69%) Marketing
20 1670 (7.68%) .NET
21 1552 (7.14%) MS Project
22 1548 (7.12%) PMI Certification
23 1538 (7.07%) CRM
24 1452 (6.68%) SAP
25 1447 (6.66%) Waterfall
26 1443 (6.64%) Management Information System
27 1381 (6.35%) MS Office
28 1355 (6.23%) Risk Management
29 1319 (6.07%) Business Intelligence

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 968 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 408 (1.88%) CMS
3 319 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 310 (1.43%) IIS
5 229 (1.05%) Apache
6 189 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 183 (0.84%) SAS
8 139 (0.64%) Lync
9 125 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 119 (0.55%) Drupal
11 117 (0.54%) Confluence
12 106 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
13 86 (0.40%) WordPress
14 83 (0.38%) JBoss
15 82 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
16 76 (0.35%) NetWeaver
17 74 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
18 71 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
19 68 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
20 66 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2798 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 1552 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1381 (6.35%) MS Office
4 745 (3.43%) MS Visio
5 719 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 160 (0.74%) Photoshop
7 97 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 83 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
9 80 (0.37%) SPSS
10 49 (0.23%) InDesign
11 29 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 26 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 25 (0.11%) InfoPath
14 21 (0.097%) Open Workbench
15 19 (0.087%) Acrobat
16 18 (0.083%) SOLIDWORKS
17 16 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
18 14 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
19 13 (0.060%) CPLEX
19 13 (0.060%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 340 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 154 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 126 (0.58%) SAP FI
4 121 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 117 (0.54%) SAP SD
6 111 (0.51%) SAP CO
7 110 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
8 100 (0.46%) SAP ERP
9 98 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
10 94 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 92 (0.42%) SAP SCM
12 89 (0.41%) Magento
13 85 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
14 77 (0.35%) Primavera
15 73 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
16 69 (0.32%) SAP CRM
17 68 (0.31%) SAP MM
18 66 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
19 58 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
20 56 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 681 (3.13%) SaaS
2 263 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
3 222 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 197 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 196 (0.90%) Office 365
6 137 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 93 (0.43%) PaaS
8 68 (0.31%) IaaS
9 45 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 41 (0.19%) Force.com
11 38 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 30 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
13 26 (0.12%) Basecamp
14 21 (0.097%) Trello
15 20 (0.092%) Google Apps
15 20 (0.092%) Mimecast
16 13 (0.060%) Azure Active Directory
16 13 (0.060%) Dropbox
17 12 (0.055%) Boomi
17 12 (0.055%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 684 (3.15%) Firewall
2 673 (3.10%) WAN
3 602 (2.77%) LAN
4 443 (2.04%) SAN
5 385 (1.77%) Internet
6 316 (1.45%) DNS
7 313 (1.44%) TCP/IP
8 258 (1.19%) VoIP
9 247 (1.14%) Network Security
10 246 (1.13%) VPN
11 240 (1.10%) Wireless
12 237 (1.09%) Intranet
13 203 (0.93%) DHCP
14 159 (0.73%) MPLS
15 131 (0.60%) Unified Communications
16 125 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
17 123 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
18 121 (0.56%) VLAN
19 107 (0.49%) HTTP
20 106 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1794 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 630 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 495 (2.28%) MySQL
4 347 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 338 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 306 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 293 (1.35%) Big Data
8 290 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 263 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 174 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 168 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
12 152 (0.70%) RDBMS
13 143 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 143 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
14 129 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
15 119 (0.55%) QlikView
15 119 (0.55%) Hadoop
16 118 (0.54%) SAP BW
17 108 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
18 98 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 487 (2.24%) JIRA
2 238 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 233 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 224 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 149 (0.69%) Subversion
6 102 (0.47%) Selenium
7 81 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 77 (0.35%) Maven
9 68 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 62 (0.29%) NUnit
11 59 (0.27%) Ant
12 58 (0.27%) Toad
13 57 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
14 43 (0.20%) HP UFT
15 40 (0.18%) JUnit
16 38 (0.17%) Hudson
17 35 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
18 33 (0.15%) PHPUnit
19 32 (0.15%) TeamCity
19 32 (0.15%) Axure RP
General
1 7388 (33.98%) Finance
2 1875 (8.62%) Banking
3 1857 (8.54%) Retail
4 1672 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1217 (5.60%) Telecoms
6 744 (3.42%) Manufacturing
7 628 (2.89%) Legal
8 533 (2.45%) Advertising
9 404 (1.86%) Investment Banking
10 396 (1.82%) Law
11 324 (1.49%) Back Office
12 298 (1.37%) Games
13 292 (1.34%) Publishing
14 277 (1.27%) Billing
15 198 (0.91%) Electronics
16 191 (0.88%) Front Office
17 184 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
18 179 (0.82%) Financial Institution
19 125 (0.57%) Retail Banking
20 124 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7510 (34.54%) Project Manager
2 3239 (14.90%) Analyst
3 1780 (8.19%) Business Analyst
4 1556 (7.16%) Consultant
5 1387 (6.38%) Developer
6 1203 (5.53%) Senior Manager
7 925 (4.25%) Senior Project Manager
8 914 (4.20%) IT Project Manager
9 843 (3.88%) Architect
10 609 (2.80%) Agile Project Manager
11 589 (2.71%) Technical Manager
12 559 (2.57%) Programme Manager
13 527 (2.42%) Delivery Manager
14 504 (2.32%) Business Manager
15 496 (2.28%) Infrastructure Manager
16 453 (2.08%) Service Manager
17 441 (2.03%) Technical Project Manager
18 426 (1.96%) Junior
19 417 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
20 400 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1670 (7.68%) .NET
2 1268 (5.83%) HTML
3 837 (3.85%) CSS
4 777 (3.57%) XML
5 736 (3.39%) Web Services
6 613 (2.82%) ASP.NET
7 431 (1.98%) jQuery
8 321 (1.48%) HTML5
9 240 (1.10%) .NET Framework
10 222 (1.02%) J2EE
11 204 (0.94%) Middleware
12 201 (0.92%) CSS3
13 175 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 166 (0.76%) Ajax
14 166 (0.76%) WCF
15 162 (0.75%) LAMP
16 151 (0.69%) Spring
17 142 (0.65%) XSLT
18 135 (0.62%) SOAP
19 132 (0.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2731 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1443 (6.64%) Management Information System
3 1115 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 977 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 679 (3.12%) PMI
6 577 (2.65%) User Experience
7 479 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 350 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 261 (1.20%) FMCG
10 241 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 239 (1.10%) Social Media
12 232 (1.07%) NHS
13 183 (0.84%) Data Integration
14 172 (0.79%) Visualisation
15 150 (0.69%) Derivative
16 143 (0.66%) GIS
17 142 (0.65%) Digital Media
18 132 (0.61%) Life Science
19 129 (0.59%) Clustering
20 124 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1802 (8.29%) Windows
2 993 (4.57%) Linux
3 547 (2.52%) UNIX
4 483 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 324 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 255 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 200 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 190 (0.87%) Android
9 183 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 130 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 130 (0.60%) Solaris
11 104 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 104 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 70 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 53 (0.24%) AIX
14 51 (0.23%) CentOS
15 39 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 31 (0.14%) Windows Vista
17 27 (0.12%) Debian
18 20 (0.092%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5982 (27.52%) PRINCE2
2 5535 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3115 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2686 (12.36%) ITIL
5 2141 (9.85%) Business Analysis
6 2081 (9.57%) Change Management
7 1906 (8.77%) Scrum
8 1842 (8.47%) SDLC
9 1538 (7.07%) CRM
10 1447 (6.66%) Waterfall
11 1355 (6.23%) Risk Management
12 1319 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
13 1270 (5.84%) Service Delivery
14 1268 (5.83%) E-Commerce
15 1168 (5.37%) Programme Management
16 1144 (5.26%) Mentoring
17 1058 (4.87%) Project Planning
18 1053 (4.84%) Service Management
19 1033 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
20 1028 (4.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2351 (10.81%) SQL
2 1274 (5.86%) Java
3 1183 (5.44%) C#
4 1074 (4.94%) JavaScript
5 575 (2.64%) C
6 497 (2.29%) PHP
7 382 (1.76%) C++
8 372 (1.71%) T-SQL
9 271 (1.25%) Python
10 245 (1.13%) PL/SQL
11 196 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 185 (0.85%) Perl
13 177 (0.81%) VB
14 144 (0.66%) PowerShell
15 134 (0.62%) Shell Script
16 131 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 103 (0.47%) ABAP
18 99 (0.46%) VBA
19 74 (0.34%) R
20 62 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4052 (18.64%) Degree
2 1548 (7.12%) PMI Certification
3 1112 (5.11%) PMP
4 907 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 640 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 561 (2.58%) Security Cleared
7 531 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 490 (2.25%) ISEB
9 399 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
10 381 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 332 (1.53%) SC Cleared
12 291 (1.34%) CCNA
13 278 (1.28%) CISSP
14 210 (0.97%) APMP
15 202 (0.93%) MCSE
16 186 (0.86%) CCNP
17 136 (0.63%) CISA
18 133 (0.61%) MCP
19 125 (0.57%) MBA
20 123 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1244 (5.72%) QA
2 525 (2.41%) SLA
3 272 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 184 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 144 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 110 (0.51%) COBIT
7 81 (0.37%) PMBOK
8 73 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 71 (0.33%) HL7
10 59 (0.27%) EMIR
11 57 (0.26%) MiFID
12 51 (0.23%) Data Quality
12 51 (0.23%) P3O
13 42 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
14 40 (0.18%) ISO 14001
15 37 (0.17%) ISO 9000
16 30 (0.14%) Solvency II
17 27 (0.12%) FATCA
18 14 (0.064%) HIPAA
18 14 (0.064%) GCP
System Software
1 759 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 612 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 223 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 126 (0.58%) XenApp
5 113 (0.52%) vSphere
6 78 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 70 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 66 (0.30%) XenServer
9 46 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 35 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
11 33 (0.15%) Firmware
12 30 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 30 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 25 (0.11%) vCloud
13 25 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 22 (0.10%) KVM
15 21 (0.097%) Varnish
16 19 (0.087%) NFS
17 12 (0.055%) ISA Server
17 12 (0.055%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 194 (0.89%) SCCM
2 143 (0.66%) SCOM
3 119 (0.55%) Puppet
4 88 (0.40%) Nagios
5 70 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (0.26%) OpenView
7 54 (0.25%) Backup Exec
8 53 (0.24%) WSUS
9 37 (0.17%) NetBackup
10 29 (0.13%) Tivoli
11 27 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
12 25 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 24 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
14 23 (0.11%) Cacti
15 21 (0.097%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.092%) Cisco Prime
17 18 (0.083%) Cisco UCCE
18 16 (0.074%) OpenNMS
18 16 (0.074%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 15 (0.069%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3474 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 1906 (8.77%) Oracle
3 1452 (6.68%) SAP
4 921 (4.24%) VMware
5 892 (4.10%) Cisco
6 476 (2.19%) HP
7 473 (2.18%) Citrix
8 442 (2.03%) IBM
9 365 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
10 298 (1.37%) Google
11 272 (1.25%) Business Objects
12 205 (0.94%) Adobe
13 198 (0.91%) Informatica
14 194 (0.89%) CheckPoint
15 186 (0.86%) Juniper
16 172 (0.79%) Cognos
17 153 (0.70%) Red Hat
18 145 (0.67%) Avaya
18 145 (0.67%) EMC
19 137 (0.63%) Dell
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and 15%nbonu
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
SunGard
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kirkby, Lancashire
Gibbs S3 Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Antrim, County Antrim
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brickendon Consulting Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Gibbs S3 Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brickendon Consulting Limited
Salary: Competitive base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
J2 Interactive
Salary: Highly Competitive, Commensurate With Experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Market Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Market Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Market Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Market Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Market Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago