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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 19 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 11070 10089 10503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.64% 9.50% 8.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.95% 11.94% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8336 7790 8712
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 £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
92648 84518 90975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.67% 79.58% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73866 69082 77128
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 10317 £50,000 - 1249
London 0 4486 £57,500 - 547
South East +1 2216 £49,500 +4.21% 217
City of London 0 1068 £57,500 -4.16% 170
Yorkshire -2 814 £41,000 -3.52% 93
East of England +1 729 £47,500 +5.55% 93
North West +4 672 £45,000 +5.88% 96
West Yorkshire +1 616 £41,000 -6.81% 67
Berkshire +1 601 £52,500 +5.00% 43
South West -3 534 £45,000 - 75
Leeds -1 497 £41,000 -5.74% 37
Surrey 0 466 £47,500 -5.00% 50
West Midlands 0 464 £47,500 +5.55% 63
Manchester +6 403 £42,500 - 59
Scotland +1 352 £45,000 -10.00% 41
East Midlands -4 321 £45,000 +4.65% 32
Hampshire -5 292 £50,000 +5.26% 40
Reading +9 254 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Hertfordshire -1 220 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Buckinghamshire -6 210 £49,500 +10.00% 21
Cambridgeshire +11 200 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Birmingham +2 199 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Bristol +1 194 £45,000 - 25
Oxfordshire +3 176 £42,500 -5.55% 20
West Sussex +9 168 £47,000 -1.05% 13
Edinburgh -2 152 £45,000 -14.28% 17
Cheshire -3 151 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Bedfordshire +3 146 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Milton Keynes -1 145 £45,000 +3.44% 14
Kent +16 138 £37,500 -15.25% 12

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7377 (32.85%) Finance
2 6127 (27.28%) PRINCE2
3 4139 (18.43%) Degree
4 3382 (15.06%) Microsoft
5 2871 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 2627 (11.70%) SQL
7 2576 (11.47%) MS Excel
8 2453 (10.92%) ITIL
9 2440 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
10 2405 (10.71%) Business Analysis
11 1990 (8.86%) Scrum
12 1944 (8.66%) Windows
13 1862 (8.29%) Retail
14 1843 (8.21%) Marketing
15 1836 (8.18%) Oracle
16 1786 (7.95%) .NET
17 1767 (7.87%) Change Management
18 1756 (7.82%) SQL Server
19 1706 (7.60%) Banking
20 1657 (7.38%) MS Project
21 1603 (7.14%) Telecoms
22 1568 (6.98%) Risk Management
23 1558 (6.94%) Java
24 1513 (6.74%) E-Commerce
25 1508 (6.71%) QA
26 1496 (6.66%) SAP
27 1440 (6.41%) HTML
28 1424 (6.34%) CRM
29 1408 (6.27%) MS Office
30 1387 (6.18%) PMI Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1073 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 422 (1.88%) CMS
3 375 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 293 (1.30%) Apache
5 259 (1.15%) IIS
6 212 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 200 (0.89%) SAS
8 187 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 187 (0.83%) Drupal
9 182 (0.81%) Lync
10 173 (0.77%) MS Project Server
11 153 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 121 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 108 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 96 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
15 85 (0.38%) WebLogic
16 80 (0.36%) Umbraco
17 73 (0.33%) WordPress
18 72 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
19 68 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2576 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 1657 (7.38%) MS Project
3 1408 (6.27%) MS Office
4 700 (3.12%) MS Visio
5 665 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 129 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 75 (0.33%) SPSS
8 65 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 47 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 24 (0.11%) PowerPivot
11 19 (0.085%) InfoPath
12 18 (0.080%) S-PLUS
12 18 (0.080%) InDesign
13 15 (0.067%) FastStats
13 15 (0.067%) Stata
14 14 (0.062%) Simulink
14 14 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
15 13 (0.058%) AutoCAD
16 11 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
17 9 (0.040%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 266 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 159 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 119 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 107 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 102 (0.45%) SAP FI
6 100 (0.45%) SAP SD
7 98 (0.44%) SAP CRM
8 96 (0.43%) Magento
9 92 (0.41%) SAP CO
10 90 (0.40%) SAP SCM
11 88 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
12 86 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
13 82 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
14 71 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
15 68 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
16 67 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
17 65 (0.29%) SAP MM
18 63 (0.28%) SAP BPC
19 58 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 51 (0.23%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 480 (2.14%) SaaS
2 165 (0.73%) Office 365
3 143 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 114 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (0.27%) IaaS
6 57 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 51 (0.23%) PaaS
8 47 (0.21%) Taleo
9 46 (0.20%) Basecamp
10 40 (0.18%) Google Apps
11 26 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 26 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
12 25 (0.11%) Force.com
13 18 (0.080%) GitHub
14 10 (0.045%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.045%) LucidChart
15 4 (0.018%) Trello
15 4 (0.018%) CheetahMail
16 3 (0.013%) Route 53
16 3 (0.013%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 704 (3.13%) Internet
2 579 (2.58%) Firewall
3 498 (2.22%) SAN
4 482 (2.15%) WAN
5 472 (2.10%) LAN
6 291 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 239 (1.06%) DNS
8 227 (1.01%) Intranet
9 213 (0.95%) Wireless
10 196 (0.87%) VPN
11 171 (0.76%) VoIP
12 169 (0.75%) MPLS
13 161 (0.72%) Network Security
14 150 (0.67%) Unified Communications
15 146 (0.65%) HTTP
16 133 (0.59%) NAS
17 131 (0.58%) DHCP
18 118 (0.53%) Broadband
19 101 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
20 96 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1756 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 749 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
3 561 (2.50%) MySQL
4 498 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 447 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 423 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 274 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 234 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 233 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 201 (0.90%) Big Data
11 173 (0.77%) RDBMS
12 168 (0.75%) QlikView
13 136 (0.61%) Data Mining
14 134 (0.60%) OLAP
15 115 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
16 102 (0.45%) MS Access
17 100 (0.45%) SAP BW
17 100 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
18 98 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
19 94 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 491 (2.19%) JIRA
2 321 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 289 (1.29%) Subversion
4 223 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 212 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 88 (0.39%) Jenkins
7 87 (0.39%) Eclipse
8 86 (0.38%) Selenium
9 78 (0.35%) Maven
10 61 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
11 60 (0.27%) Ant
12 58 (0.26%) NUnit
13 49 (0.22%) ClearCase
13 49 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
14 46 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
15 40 (0.18%) JUnit
16 38 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
17 33 (0.15%) Bitbucket
17 33 (0.15%) RequisitePro
18 32 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 7377 (32.85%) Finance
2 1862 (8.29%) Retail
3 1843 (8.21%) Marketing
4 1706 (7.60%) Banking
5 1603 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 668 (2.97%) Legal
7 643 (2.86%) Manufacturing
8 574 (2.56%) Advertising
9 417 (1.86%) Investment Banking
10 381 (1.70%) Publishing
11 376 (1.67%) Back Office
12 338 (1.51%) Law
13 305 (1.36%) Games
14 266 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 256 (1.14%) Front Office
16 249 (1.11%) Billing
17 196 (0.87%) Automotive
18 179 (0.80%) Financial Institution
19 158 (0.70%) French Language
19 158 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7548 (33.61%) Project Manager
2 3416 (15.21%) Analyst
3 1960 (8.73%) Business Analyst
4 1760 (7.84%) Consultant
5 1607 (7.16%) Developer
6 1276 (5.68%) Senior Manager
7 945 (4.21%) Architect
7 945 (4.21%) Senior Project Manager
8 837 (3.73%) IT Project Manager
9 603 (2.69%) Programme Manager
10 574 (2.56%) Technical Manager
11 559 (2.49%) Infrastructure Manager
12 535 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
13 522 (2.32%) Service Manager
14 481 (2.14%) Business Manager
15 461 (2.05%) Delivery Manager
16 420 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
17 419 (1.87%) Technical Project Manager
18 408 (1.82%) Digital Project Manager
19 397 (1.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1786 (7.95%) .NET
2 1440 (6.41%) HTML
3 1049 (4.67%) CSS
4 891 (3.97%) XML
5 666 (2.97%) Web Services
6 633 (2.82%) ASP.NET
7 445 (1.98%) jQuery
8 436 (1.94%) HTML5
9 312 (1.39%) J2EE
10 270 (1.20%) Middleware
11 266 (1.18%) Ajax
12 264 (1.18%) .NET Framework
13 207 (0.92%) SOAP
14 184 (0.82%) WCF
15 181 (0.81%) CSS3
16 169 (0.75%) Spring
17 147 (0.65%) XSLT
18 146 (0.65%) XHTML
19 137 (0.61%) LAMP
20 118 (0.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1335 (5.94%) Management Information System
2 898 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 729 (3.25%) PMI
4 467 (2.08%) Social Media
5 448 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 423 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 311 (1.38%) Mathematics
8 278 (1.24%) FMCG
9 273 (1.22%) Open Source
10 264 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 227 (1.01%) Derivative
12 210 (0.94%) NHS
13 178 (0.79%) Equities
14 177 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 157 (0.70%) Fixed Income
16 156 (0.69%) Visualisation
17 153 (0.68%) Client/Server
18 152 (0.68%) Data Integration
19 142 (0.63%) Clustering
20 141 (0.63%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1944 (8.66%) Windows
2 1026 (4.57%) Linux
3 643 (2.86%) UNIX
4 374 (1.67%) Android
5 364 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 343 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 247 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 221 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 216 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 190 (0.85%) Solaris
11 148 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 82 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 75 (0.33%) AIX
14 55 (0.24%) Windows XP
15 32 (0.14%) CentOS
16 31 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 30 (0.13%) Ubuntu
17 30 (0.13%) Windows 2000
18 29 (0.13%) Windows Phone
19 25 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6127 (27.28%) PRINCE2
2 2871 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 2453 (10.92%) ITIL
4 2440 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2405 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 1990 (8.86%) Scrum
7 1767 (7.87%) Change Management
8 1568 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 1513 (6.74%) E-Commerce
10 1424 (6.34%) CRM
11 1373 (6.11%) Waterfall
12 1362 (6.06%) Service Delivery
13 1284 (5.72%) Programme Management
14 1221 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
15 950 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 946 (4.21%) ERP
17 897 (3.99%) Project Planning
18 892 (3.97%) Service Management
19 873 (3.89%) Migration
20 823 (3.66%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2627 (11.70%) SQL
2 1558 (6.94%) Java
3 1287 (5.73%) C#
4 1147 (5.11%) JavaScript
5 536 (2.39%) C
6 509 (2.27%) PHP
7 483 (2.15%) C++
8 458 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 268 (1.19%) Perl
10 253 (1.13%) Python
11 215 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 209 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 199 (0.89%) VB
14 180 (0.80%) VBA
15 144 (0.64%) Bash Shell
16 126 (0.56%) PowerShell
17 125 (0.56%) Ruby
18 84 (0.37%) MATLAB
19 83 (0.37%) Shell Script
20 61 (0.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4139 (18.43%) Degree
2 1387 (6.18%) PMI Certification
3 1005 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 897 (3.99%) PMP
5 715 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 640 (2.85%) Security Cleared
7 638 (2.84%) ISEB
8 426 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 422 (1.88%) SC Cleared
10 379 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
11 342 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
12 268 (1.19%) CCNA
13 240 (1.07%) CISSP
14 219 (0.98%) MCSE
15 214 (0.95%) CCNP
16 210 (0.94%) APMP
17 150 (0.67%) MBA
18 148 (0.66%) CISA
19 135 (0.60%) MCITP
20 112 (0.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1508 (6.71%) QA
2 494 (2.20%) SLA
3 328 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 273 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 231 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 115 (0.51%) COBIT
7 88 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 72 (0.32%) EMIR
9 68 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
10 55 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 40 (0.18%) ISO 14001
12 33 (0.15%) P3O
13 27 (0.12%) Solvency II
13 27 (0.12%) Basel III
14 26 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 20 (0.089%) Basel II
16 18 (0.080%) ISO 9000
16 18 (0.080%) GCP
17 16 (0.071%) UCITS
17 16 (0.071%) COREP
System Software
1 664 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 569 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 250 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 121 (0.54%) vSphere
5 94 (0.42%) XenApp
6 82 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 46 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 40 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (0.16%) XenServer
10 26 (0.12%) MetaFrame
11 23 (0.10%) NFS
12 21 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.071%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.058%) KVM
14 13 (0.058%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 11 (0.049%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 11 (0.049%) vCloud
15 11 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (0.045%) Squid
17 9 (0.040%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 142 (0.63%) SCCM
2 97 (0.43%) SCOM
3 71 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 67 (0.30%) Nagios
5 65 (0.29%) OpenView
6 50 (0.22%) Puppet
7 45 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (0.15%) WSUS
9 29 (0.13%) Tivoli
10 27 (0.12%) Backup Exec
11 23 (0.10%) NetBackup
12 21 (0.094%) HP Data Protector
13 19 (0.085%) Opsview
13 19 (0.085%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 18 (0.080%) Netcool
14 18 (0.080%) Norton AntiVirus
14 18 (0.080%) SCSM
15 17 (0.076%) Control-M
16 15 (0.067%) Cisco CUCM
16 15 (0.067%) WMI
Vendors
1 3382 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 1836 (8.18%) Oracle
3 1496 (6.66%) SAP
4 847 (3.77%) Cisco
5 811 (3.61%) VMware
6 444 (1.98%) IBM
7 426 (1.90%) HP
8 419 (1.87%) Citrix
9 385 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 268 (1.19%) Adobe
11 252 (1.12%) Google
12 193 (0.86%) Business Objects
13 183 (0.81%) CheckPoint
14 178 (0.79%) Red Hat
15 166 (0.74%) Informatica
16 165 (0.73%) Cognos
17 156 (0.69%) NetApp
17 156 (0.69%) EMC
18 148 (0.66%) Juniper
19 135 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
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