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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 17 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 10716 11063 10278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.80% 9.46% 9.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.55% 11.43% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8384 8321 7854
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,075 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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
92776 96821 88019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75982 77929 71900
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +3 9928 £50,000 - 1366
London 0 4328 £57,500 - 547
South East +2 1973 £47,500 - 233
City of London +2 1050 £60,000 +4.34% 168
East of England +2 780 £47,500 -3.55% 109
Yorkshire -2 722 £45,000 +5.88% 99
West Midlands +4 652 £45,000 -10.00% 89
North West +1 626 £42,500 - 123
Berkshire +4 513 £55,000 +10.00% 65
West Yorkshire -4 510 £45,000 +5.88% 65
South West -6 442 £45,000 - 93
Surrey -1 397 £50,000 +5.26% 50
Manchester +3 386 £42,500 - 68
Leeds -2 374 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Scotland +10 331 £48,730 +8.28% 42
East Midlands +3 328 £45,000 - 48
Hampshire +5 297 £46,000 -3.15% 30
Hertfordshire 0 276 £55,000 +15.78% 27
Reading +3 240 £52,500 +5.00% 30
Birmingham +1 216 £50,000 - 31
Cambridgeshire +5 201 £47,500 +5.55% 38
Edinburgh +5 169 £47,750 +6.11% 22
Oxfordshire +6 155 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Buckinghamshire -5 155 £47,500 -4.04% 18
Cambridge +14 146 £47,500 +5.55% 26
Essex 0 146 £42,000 -16.00% 14
Bristol -21 134 £48,750 +11.42% 32
Coventry +9 133 £49,500 -5.71% 12
West Sussex -5 131 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Wales 0 127 £50,000 +25.00% 13

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7360 (34.11%) Finance
2 5900 (27.35%) PRINCE2
3 5480 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
4 4135 (19.16%) Degree
5 3455 (16.01%) Microsoft
6 3132 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2733 (12.67%) ITIL
8 2721 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
9 2677 (12.41%) MS Excel
10 2318 (10.74%) SQL
11 2093 (9.70%) Business Analysis
12 2037 (9.44%) Change Management
13 1928 (8.94%) Banking
14 1915 (8.88%) Scrum
15 1855 (8.60%) Retail
16 1850 (8.57%) Oracle
17 1832 (8.49%) SDLC
18 1814 (8.41%) Windows
19 1755 (8.13%) SQL Server
20 1658 (7.68%) .NET
21 1635 (7.58%) Marketing
22 1569 (7.27%) PMI Certification
23 1490 (6.91%) MS Project
24 1445 (6.70%) CRM
25 1429 (6.62%) SAP
26 1406 (6.52%) Risk Management
27 1387 (6.43%) Management Information System
28 1386 (6.42%) Waterfall
29 1359 (6.30%) MS Office
30 1337 (6.20%) Service Delivery

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 947 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 413 (1.91%) CMS
3 329 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 326 (1.51%) IIS
5 217 (1.01%) Apache
6 190 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 181 (0.84%) SAS
8 133 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 123 (0.57%) Confluence
10 121 (0.56%) Lync
11 113 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 107 (0.50%) Drupal
13 94 (0.44%) JBoss
14 79 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 79 (0.37%) WordPress
15 74 (0.34%) NetWeaver
16 73 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
17 70 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
18 68 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
18 68 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2677 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 1490 (6.91%) MS Project
3 1359 (6.30%) MS Office
4 709 (3.29%) MS Visio
5 692 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 154 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 97 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 81 (0.38%) SPSS
9 77 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
10 57 (0.26%) InDesign
11 33 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 30 (0.14%) InfoPath
13 27 (0.13%) Open Workbench
13 27 (0.13%) AutoCAD
14 19 (0.088%) SOLIDWORKS
15 18 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
16 15 (0.070%) Fireworks
17 13 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
17 13 (0.060%) Mingle
18 11 (0.051%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 307 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 177 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 127 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 120 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 117 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 111 (0.51%) SAP SD
7 109 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 108 (0.50%) SAP CO
9 107 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
10 95 (0.44%) SAP ERP
11 92 (0.43%) Magento
12 85 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
13 84 (0.39%) SAP SCM
14 76 (0.35%) Primavera
15 69 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
16 67 (0.31%) SAP MM
17 65 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
18 62 (0.29%) SAP CRM
19 61 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
20 59 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 672 (3.11%) SaaS
2 250 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 221 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 213 (0.99%) Office 365
5 186 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 130 (0.60%) Google Analytics
7 95 (0.44%) PaaS
8 70 (0.32%) IaaS
9 49 (0.23%) Force.com
10 44 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 38 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 38 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
12 24 (0.11%) Trello
13 23 (0.11%) Basecamp
14 21 (0.097%) Mimecast
15 17 (0.079%) Google Apps
16 13 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
16 13 (0.060%) Dropbox
17 11 (0.051%) Yammer
18 9 (0.042%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 712 (3.30%) Firewall
2 691 (3.20%) WAN
3 611 (2.83%) LAN
4 442 (2.05%) SAN
5 391 (1.81%) Internet
6 339 (1.57%) DNS
7 313 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 267 (1.24%) VPN
9 254 (1.18%) VoIP
10 250 (1.16%) Wireless
11 231 (1.07%) Network Security
12 227 (1.05%) DHCP
13 222 (1.03%) Intranet
14 152 (0.70%) MPLS
15 129 (0.60%) Unified Communications
16 126 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
17 125 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
18 123 (0.57%) BGP
19 122 (0.57%) VLAN
20 119 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1755 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 593 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 495 (2.29%) MySQL
4 361 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 339 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 301 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 295 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 289 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
9 288 (1.33%) Big Data
10 267 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 177 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 162 (0.75%) RDBMS
13 146 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
14 145 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
15 125 (0.58%) Data Mining
16 114 (0.53%) SAP BW
17 112 (0.52%) Hadoop
17 112 (0.52%) QlikView
18 97 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
19 94 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 495 (2.29%) JIRA
2 237 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 236 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 231 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 135 (0.63%) Subversion
6 107 (0.50%) Selenium
7 101 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 85 (0.39%) Maven
9 65 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
10 64 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 61 (0.28%) Ant
12 59 (0.27%) NUnit
13 57 (0.26%) Toad
14 54 (0.25%) TeamCity
15 53 (0.25%) JUnit
16 45 (0.21%) HP UFT
17 40 (0.19%) Hudson
18 38 (0.18%) Eclipse
19 32 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
20 31 (0.14%) Axure RP
General
1 7360 (34.11%) Finance
2 1928 (8.94%) Banking
3 1855 (8.60%) Retail
4 1635 (7.58%) Marketing
5 1188 (5.51%) Telecoms
6 731 (3.39%) Manufacturing
7 625 (2.90%) Legal
8 503 (2.33%) Advertising
9 440 (2.04%) Investment Banking
10 410 (1.90%) Law
11 370 (1.71%) Back Office
12 278 (1.29%) Games
12 278 (1.29%) Billing
13 269 (1.25%) Publishing
14 227 (1.05%) Financial Institution
15 212 (0.98%) Front Office
16 198 (0.92%) Electronics
17 179 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
18 152 (0.70%) Retail Banking
19 124 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7435 (34.46%) Project Manager
2 3240 (15.02%) Analyst
3 1762 (8.17%) Business Analyst
4 1601 (7.42%) Consultant
5 1387 (6.43%) Developer
6 1190 (5.52%) Senior Manager
7 906 (4.20%) Senior Project Manager
8 891 (4.13%) IT Project Manager
9 808 (3.74%) Architect
10 628 (2.91%) Agile Project Manager
11 586 (2.72%) Technical Manager
12 570 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
13 561 (2.60%) Programme Manager
14 516 (2.39%) Business Manager
15 490 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
16 484 (2.24%) Service Manager
17 440 (2.04%) Technical Project Manager
18 412 (1.91%) Senior Analyst
19 409 (1.90%) Junior
20 394 (1.83%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1658 (7.68%) .NET
2 1232 (5.71%) HTML
3 799 (3.70%) CSS
4 735 (3.41%) XML
5 714 (3.31%) Web Services
6 579 (2.68%) ASP.NET
7 391 (1.81%) jQuery
8 289 (1.34%) HTML5
9 224 (1.04%) J2EE
10 222 (1.03%) .NET Framework
11 207 (0.96%) Middleware
12 170 (0.79%) CSS3
13 167 (0.77%) WCF
14 166 (0.77%) Spring
15 164 (0.76%) Ajax
16 154 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 148 (0.69%) LAMP
18 145 (0.67%) SOAP
19 118 (0.55%) JSON
20 117 (0.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2721 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1387 (6.43%) Management Information System
3 1065 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 984 (4.56%) Computer Science
5 686 (3.18%) PMI
6 575 (2.66%) User Experience
7 492 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 337 (1.56%) Mobile App
9 246 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 244 (1.13%) FMCG
11 231 (1.07%) Social Media
12 195 (0.90%) NHS
13 182 (0.84%) Data Integration
14 168 (0.78%) Derivative
15 158 (0.73%) Visualisation
16 153 (0.71%) GIS
17 140 (0.65%) Equities
18 130 (0.60%) Statistics
19 128 (0.59%) Life Science
20 127 (0.59%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1814 (8.41%) Windows
2 958 (4.44%) Linux
3 555 (2.57%) UNIX
4 486 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 327 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 262 (1.21%) Windows 7
7 193 (0.89%) Android
8 191 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 184 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 127 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 112 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 104 (0.48%) Solaris
13 98 (0.45%) Windows XP
14 69 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 56 (0.26%) CentOS
16 48 (0.22%) AIX
17 35 (0.16%) Ubuntu
18 32 (0.15%) Debian
19 26 (0.12%) Windows Vista
20 22 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5900 (27.35%) PRINCE2
2 5480 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
3 3132 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2733 (12.67%) ITIL
5 2093 (9.70%) Business Analysis
6 2037 (9.44%) Change Management
7 1915 (8.88%) Scrum
8 1832 (8.49%) SDLC
9 1445 (6.70%) CRM
10 1406 (6.52%) Risk Management
11 1386 (6.42%) Waterfall
12 1337 (6.20%) Service Delivery
13 1253 (5.81%) E-Commerce
14 1245 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
15 1228 (5.69%) Programme Management
16 1180 (5.47%) Mentoring
17 1089 (5.05%) Service Management
18 1047 (4.85%) Project Planning
19 1014 (4.70%) ERP
20 1007 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2318 (10.74%) SQL
2 1287 (5.96%) Java
3 1134 (5.26%) C#
4 1010 (4.68%) JavaScript
5 568 (2.63%) C
6 488 (2.26%) PHP
7 386 (1.79%) C++
8 344 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 253 (1.17%) Python
10 243 (1.13%) PL/SQL
11 197 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 186 (0.86%) Perl
13 166 (0.77%) VB
14 146 (0.68%) PowerShell
15 131 (0.61%) Shell Script
16 127 (0.59%) Bash Shell
17 93 (0.43%) ABAP
18 87 (0.40%) VBA
19 70 (0.32%) R
20 63 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4135 (19.16%) Degree
2 1569 (7.27%) PMI Certification
3 1121 (5.20%) PMP
4 889 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 665 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 593 (2.75%) Security Cleared
7 525 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
8 495 (2.29%) ISEB
9 436 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
10 392 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 347 (1.61%) SC Cleared
12 320 (1.48%) CCNA
13 292 (1.35%) CISSP
14 221 (1.02%) APMP
15 218 (1.01%) MCSE
16 204 (0.95%) CCNP
17 144 (0.67%) DV Cleared
18 137 (0.63%) MCP
19 135 (0.63%) CISA
20 130 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1222 (5.66%) QA
2 538 (2.49%) SLA
3 283 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 190 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 123 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 111 (0.51%) COBIT
7 76 (0.35%) MiFID
7 76 (0.35%) PMBOK
8 75 (0.35%) HL7
9 71 (0.33%) EMIR
10 69 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 63 (0.29%) P3O
12 54 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
13 49 (0.23%) Data Quality
14 36 (0.17%) ISO 14001
15 32 (0.15%) ISO 9000
16 22 (0.10%) FATCA
17 20 (0.093%) Solvency II
18 16 (0.074%) HIPAA
19 14 (0.065%) GCP
System Software
1 757 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 619 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 128 (0.59%) XenApp
5 116 (0.54%) vSphere
6 79 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 71 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 60 (0.28%) XenServer
9 43 (0.20%) Terminal Services
10 40 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
11 39 (0.18%) Firmware
12 31 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 29 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
14 26 (0.12%) vCloud
15 21 (0.097%) KVM
16 20 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 16 (0.074%) Varnish
18 15 (0.070%) NFS
19 13 (0.060%) ISA Server
19 13 (0.060%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 194 (0.90%) SCCM
2 119 (0.55%) SCOM
3 113 (0.52%) Puppet
4 75 (0.35%) Nagios
5 56 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 46 (0.21%) WSUS
8 41 (0.19%) OpenView
9 33 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 32 (0.15%) Tivoli
11 30 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 29 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
13 26 (0.12%) ZABBIX
14 24 (0.11%) NetBackup
15 21 (0.097%) Cisco Prime
16 19 (0.088%) Cacti
16 19 (0.088%) Cisco UCCE
16 19 (0.088%) Cisco UCCX
17 18 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
18 17 (0.079%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 3455 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 1850 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1429 (6.62%) SAP
4 937 (4.34%) VMware
5 899 (4.17%) Cisco
6 468 (2.17%) Citrix
7 430 (1.99%) IBM
8 423 (1.96%) HP
9 352 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 291 (1.35%) Google
11 198 (0.92%) Adobe
12 190 (0.88%) CheckPoint
13 179 (0.83%) Informatica
13 179 (0.83%) Juniper
14 176 (0.82%) Cognos
15 158 (0.73%) Red Hat
16 145 (0.67%) EMC
17 140 (0.65%) Avaya
18 126 (0.58%) NetApp
19 118 (0.55%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Intapeople
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £92000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Somerset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago