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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 19 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 11054 10030 10566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.69% 9.43% 8.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.83% 11.63% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8418 7820 8738
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 £75,500 £75,000
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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +1 10322 £50,000 - 1366
London +1 4516 £57,500 - 554
South East +1 2216 £49,500 +4.21% 283
City of London 0 1038 £57,500 -4.16% 195
Yorkshire -2 807 £41,500 -2.35% 93
East of England +4 721 £48,000 +6.66% 96
North West +6 641 £45,000 +5.88% 110
Berkshire +3 604 £52,750 +5.50% 56
West Yorkshire +1 597 £41,500 -2.92% 60
South West -3 535 £45,000 - 90
Leeds -2 487 £41,500 -4.59% 38
West Midlands -1 478 £50,000 +11.11% 82
Surrey 0 477 £47,500 -5.00% 58
Manchester +5 372 £45,000 +4.25% 52
Scotland 0 349 £45,000 -10.00% 35
East Midlands 0 329 £45,000 +5.88% 37
Hampshire +1 305 £50,000 +5.26% 72
Reading +12 262 £57,500 +15.00% 27
Hertfordshire 0 235 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Birmingham +2 223 £50,000 +5.26% 36
Buckinghamshire -6 205 £49,500 +10.00% 21
Cambridgeshire +9 196 £45,000 +3.44% 47
Bristol -1 176 £47,500 +5.55% 29
Oxfordshire +7 171 £42,500 - 30
West Sussex +8 169 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Edinburgh -4 159 £44,750 -10.50% 14
Cheshire -2 148 £45,000 +9.75% 27
Kent +19 145 £45,000 -1.09% 13
Milton Keynes -2 134 £47,000 +10.58% 10
Wiltshire 0 133 £50,000 +5.26% 19

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7435 (32.73%) Finance
2 6197 (27.28%) PRINCE2
3 5478 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4219 (18.57%) Degree
5 3360 (14.79%) Microsoft
6 2945 (12.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 2815 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
8 2631 (11.58%) SQL
9 2573 (11.33%) MS Excel
10 2504 (11.02%) ITIL
11 2467 (10.86%) Business Analysis
12 2036 (8.96%) Scrum
13 1913 (8.42%) Windows
14 1880 (8.28%) Oracle
15 1863 (8.20%) Retail
16 1858 (8.18%) Marketing
17 1808 (7.96%) Change Management
18 1760 (7.75%) .NET
19 1741 (7.66%) SQL Server
20 1737 (7.65%) Banking
21 1671 (7.36%) MS Project
22 1616 (7.11%) Risk Management
23 1592 (7.01%) Telecoms
24 1540 (6.78%) Java
25 1534 (6.75%) QA
26 1511 (6.65%) SAP
26 1511 (6.65%) E-Commerce
27 1464 (6.45%) HTML
28 1442 (6.35%) PMI Certification
29 1423 (6.26%) CRM

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1067 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 428 (1.88%) CMS
3 369 (1.62%) MS Exchange
4 294 (1.29%) Apache
5 259 (1.14%) IIS
6 200 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 192 (0.85%) SAS
8 184 (0.81%) Drupal
8 184 (0.81%) Lync
9 179 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 176 (0.77%) MS Project Server
11 150 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
12 118 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 106 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
14 100 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
15 89 (0.39%) Umbraco
16 87 (0.38%) WebLogic
17 79 (0.35%) WordPress
18 74 (0.33%) Confluence
19 70 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2573 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 1671 (7.36%) MS Project
3 1404 (6.18%) MS Office
4 718 (3.16%) MS Visio
5 685 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 136 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 70 (0.31%) SPSS
8 60 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 50 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 29 (0.13%) PowerPivot
11 23 (0.10%) InDesign
12 18 (0.079%) S-PLUS
13 17 (0.075%) InfoPath
14 16 (0.070%) FastStats
14 16 (0.070%) Stata
15 15 (0.066%) Simulink
16 13 (0.057%) AutoCAD
16 13 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
17 11 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
18 9 (0.040%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 282 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 170 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 112 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 112 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 98 (0.43%) SAP FI
5 97 (0.43%) Magento
6 93 (0.41%) SAP SD
7 92 (0.41%) SAP CRM
8 91 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
9 88 (0.39%) SAP CO
10 84 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
10 84 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
10 84 (0.37%) SAP SCM
11 71 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
12 68 (0.30%) SAP MM
12 68 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
13 66 (0.29%) SAP BPC
14 62 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
15 56 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 51 (0.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 493 (2.17%) SaaS
2 169 (0.74%) Office 365
3 158 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 127 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 65 (0.29%) IaaS
6 62 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
7 50 (0.22%) PaaS
8 43 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 43 (0.19%) Taleo
9 41 (0.18%) Basecamp
10 25 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (0.11%) Force.com
11 22 (0.097%) SuccessFactors
12 15 (0.066%) GitHub
13 10 (0.044%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.044%) LucidChart
14 5 (0.022%) Trello
15 4 (0.018%) CheetahMail
16 3 (0.013%) Route 53
16 3 (0.013%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 715 (3.15%) Internet
2 591 (2.60%) Firewall
3 507 (2.23%) SAN
4 504 (2.22%) WAN
5 500 (2.20%) LAN
6 296 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 233 (1.03%) Wireless
8 227 (1.00%) DNS
9 224 (0.99%) Intranet
10 201 (0.88%) VPN
11 189 (0.83%) MPLS
12 166 (0.73%) VoIP
13 160 (0.70%) Network Security
14 154 (0.68%) Unified Communications
15 141 (0.62%) NAS
16 128 (0.56%) HTTP
17 124 (0.55%) DHCP
18 119 (0.52%) Broadband
19 117 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
20 102 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1741 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 766 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 555 (2.44%) MySQL
4 493 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 452 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 430 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 268 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 242 (1.07%) Oracle Database
9 226 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 203 (0.89%) Big Data
11 179 (0.79%) RDBMS
12 168 (0.74%) QlikView
13 141 (0.62%) OLAP
14 139 (0.61%) Data Mining
15 112 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
16 109 (0.48%) SAP BW
17 100 (0.44%) MS Access
18 99 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
19 96 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
20 89 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 501 (2.21%) JIRA
2 305 (1.34%) Visual Studio
3 286 (1.26%) Subversion
4 237 (1.04%) Git (software)
5 210 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 90 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 90 (0.40%) Selenium
7 80 (0.35%) Maven
8 74 (0.33%) Eclipse
9 58 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
9 58 (0.26%) Ant
10 55 (0.24%) NUnit
11 50 (0.22%) ClearCase
12 49 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
13 40 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
14 37 (0.16%) JUnit
15 35 (0.15%) Bitbucket
16 29 (0.13%) Toad
16 29 (0.13%) Axure RP
16 29 (0.13%) Cucumber
General
1 7435 (32.73%) Finance
2 1863 (8.20%) Retail
3 1858 (8.18%) Marketing
4 1737 (7.65%) Banking
5 1592 (7.01%) Telecoms
6 674 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 672 (2.96%) Legal
8 586 (2.58%) Advertising
9 408 (1.80%) Investment Banking
10 382 (1.68%) Publishing
11 370 (1.63%) Back Office
12 340 (1.50%) Law
13 320 (1.41%) Games
14 258 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 246 (1.08%) Billing
16 243 (1.07%) Front Office
17 197 (0.87%) Automotive
18 169 (0.74%) Financial Institution
19 162 (0.71%) French Language
20 158 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7686 (33.84%) Project Manager
2 3474 (15.29%) Analyst
3 1996 (8.79%) Business Analyst
4 1780 (7.84%) Consultant
5 1598 (7.03%) Developer
6 1329 (5.85%) Senior Manager
7 980 (4.31%) Senior Project Manager
8 944 (4.16%) Architect
9 824 (3.63%) IT Project Manager
10 618 (2.72%) Programme Manager
11 577 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
12 573 (2.52%) Technical Manager
13 560 (2.47%) Agile Project Manager
14 513 (2.26%) Service Manager
15 485 (2.14%) Business Manager
16 480 (2.11%) Delivery Manager
17 442 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
18 415 (1.83%) Technical Project Manager
19 411 (1.81%) Digital Project Manager
20 400 (1.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1760 (7.75%) .NET
2 1464 (6.45%) HTML
3 1052 (4.63%) CSS
4 865 (3.81%) XML
5 676 (2.98%) Web Services
6 629 (2.77%) ASP.NET
7 463 (2.04%) HTML5
8 454 (2.00%) jQuery
9 292 (1.29%) J2EE
10 260 (1.14%) Middleware
11 253 (1.11%) Ajax
12 250 (1.10%) .NET Framework
13 197 (0.87%) SOAP
14 196 (0.86%) CSS3
15 175 (0.77%) WCF
16 162 (0.71%) Spring
17 139 (0.61%) LAMP
18 138 (0.61%) XHTML
19 130 (0.57%) XSLT
20 112 (0.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2815 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1343 (5.91%) Management Information System
3 920 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 774 (3.41%) PMI
5 765 (3.37%) User Experience
6 470 (2.07%) Social Media
7 438 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 422 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 318 (1.40%) Mathematics
10 290 (1.28%) FMCG
11 273 (1.20%) Open Source
12 256 (1.13%) Digital Media
13 223 (0.98%) Derivative
14 218 (0.96%) NHS
15 174 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 170 (0.75%) Equities
17 162 (0.71%) Data Integration
18 157 (0.69%) Fixed Income
19 155 (0.68%) Clustering
20 151 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1913 (8.42%) Windows
2 1035 (4.56%) Linux
3 664 (2.92%) UNIX
4 370 (1.63%) Android
5 360 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 334 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 234 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 230 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 215 (0.95%) Solaris
10 210 (0.92%) Windows 7
11 160 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 87 (0.38%) AIX
13 80 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 45 (0.20%) Windows XP
15 34 (0.15%) CentOS
16 33 (0.15%) Windows Phone
17 28 (0.12%) Windows 2000
17 28 (0.12%) Mac OS X
17 28 (0.12%) Ubuntu
18 26 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6197 (27.28%) PRINCE2
2 5478 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
3 2945 (12.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 2504 (11.02%) ITIL
5 2467 (10.86%) Business Analysis
6 2036 (8.96%) Scrum
7 1808 (7.96%) Change Management
8 1616 (7.11%) Risk Management
9 1511 (6.65%) E-Commerce
10 1423 (6.26%) CRM
11 1392 (6.13%) Waterfall
12 1378 (6.07%) Service Delivery
13 1344 (5.92%) Mentoring
14 1284 (5.65%) Programme Management
15 1244 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
16 1045 (4.60%) Line Management
17 989 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
18 960 (4.23%) ERP
19 905 (3.98%) Project Planning
20 902 (3.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2631 (11.58%) SQL
2 1540 (6.78%) Java
3 1281 (5.64%) C#
4 1140 (5.02%) JavaScript
5 543 (2.39%) C
6 502 (2.21%) PHP
7 467 (2.06%) C++
8 461 (2.03%) T-SQL
9 271 (1.19%) Perl
10 250 (1.10%) Python
11 215 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 209 (0.92%) VB
13 196 (0.86%) VB.NET
14 185 (0.81%) VBA
15 147 (0.65%) Bash Shell
16 123 (0.54%) PowerShell
17 119 (0.52%) Ruby
18 83 (0.37%) MATLAB
19 81 (0.36%) Shell Script
20 68 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4219 (18.57%) Degree
2 1442 (6.35%) PMI Certification
3 1013 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 916 (4.03%) PMP
5 712 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 652 (2.87%) Security Cleared
7 636 (2.80%) ISEB
8 446 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 438 (1.93%) SC Cleared
10 407 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
11 356 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
12 281 (1.24%) CCNA
13 239 (1.05%) CCNP
14 232 (1.02%) CISSP
14 232 (1.02%) MCSE
15 214 (0.94%) APMP
16 154 (0.68%) MBA
17 145 (0.64%) CISA
18 143 (0.63%) MCITP
19 112 (0.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1534 (6.75%) QA
2 488 (2.15%) SLA
3 324 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 276 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 230 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 118 (0.52%) COBIT
7 97 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 67 (0.29%) EMIR
9 65 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 64 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
11 41 (0.18%) ISO 14001
12 27 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 27 (0.12%) Basel III
13 26 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 23 (0.10%) Basel II
14 23 (0.10%) P3O
15 19 (0.084%) GCP
16 16 (0.070%) UCITS
16 16 (0.070%) COREP
17 14 (0.062%) COSO
System Software
1 654 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 583 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 259 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 118 (0.52%) vSphere
5 94 (0.41%) XenApp
6 85 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 49 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 37 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (0.14%) XenServer
10 28 (0.12%) MetaFrame
11 26 (0.11%) NFS
12 21 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.070%) Terminal Services
14 14 (0.062%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 14 (0.062%) KVM
15 13 (0.057%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 13 (0.057%) vCloud
16 12 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
17 10 (0.044%) Squid
18 9 (0.040%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 137 (0.60%) SCCM
2 104 (0.46%) SCOM
3 70 (0.31%) Nagios
4 63 (0.28%) OpenView
5 59 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 58 (0.26%) Puppet
7 47 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 32 (0.14%) WSUS
10 30 (0.13%) Backup Exec
11 29 (0.13%) Tivoli
12 21 (0.092%) Opsview
12 21 (0.092%) HP Data Protector
13 20 (0.088%) Norton AntiVirus
14 18 (0.079%) Vagrant
14 18 (0.079%) SCSM
14 18 (0.079%) WMI
15 17 (0.075%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 17 (0.075%) Netcool
16 16 (0.070%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3360 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 1880 (8.28%) Oracle
3 1511 (6.65%) SAP
4 868 (3.82%) Cisco
5 822 (3.62%) VMware
6 460 (2.03%) IBM
7 424 (1.87%) HP
8 414 (1.82%) Citrix
9 385 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 275 (1.21%) Adobe
11 236 (1.04%) Google
12 194 (0.85%) Business Objects
13 189 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 178 (0.78%) CheckPoint
15 174 (0.77%) Informatica
16 171 (0.75%) Cognos
17 170 (0.75%) NetApp
17 170 (0.75%) Juniper
18 157 (0.69%) EMC
19 127 (0.56%) F5
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum to £35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
LA International
Salary: £42000 - £43000 per annum + 5% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 12 hours ago
UK
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago