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

Location
3 months to
31 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 10872 11070 10089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.82% 9.64% 9.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.53% 11.64% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8537 8336 7790
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 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 31 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 +2 10177 £50,000 - 1298
London +1 4369 £60,000 +4.34% 560
South East -2 1967 £47,500 -4.04% 227
City of London +3 960 £62,000 +7.82% 123
East of England +3 777 £47,500 - 89
Yorkshire 0 768 £45,000 +9.75% 96
North West +3 661 £42,500 -5.55% 105
West Midlands +6 649 £44,000 -7.36% 73
West Yorkshire -3 558 £45,000 +9.75% 65
South West -2 538 £45,000 - 97
Berkshire -1 514 £55,000 +4.76% 57
Manchester +4 435 £42,500 - 66
Leeds -2 424 £45,000 +9.75% 55
Surrey -5 371 £47,500 - 30
East Midlands 0 351 £45,000 - 30
Hampshire +7 321 £45,500 -9.00% 47
Scotland 0 313 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Hertfordshire +2 270 £55,000 +10.00% 25
Reading -4 211 £55,000 - 17
Birmingham +3 202 £48,500 -3.00% 33
Cambridgeshire +3 193 £47,167 +4.81% 30
Bristol -13 170 £47,000 +4.44% 29
Edinburgh 0 158 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Oxfordshire +1 157 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Buckinghamshire -7 154 £47,750 -3.53% 20
Essex -1 152 £42,000 -14.28% 19
Nottinghamshire +11 137 £45,000 -4.25% 6
Cambridge +10 133 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Coventry +10 127 £49,500 -1.00% 7
West Sussex -10 125 £45,000 -4.25% 7

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 7287 (34.36%) Finance
2 5774 (27.23%) PRINCE2
3 5421 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4054 (19.12%) Degree
5 3383 (15.95%) Microsoft
6 3120 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2724 (12.85%) ITIL
8 2721 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
9 2558 (12.06%) MS Excel
10 2276 (10.73%) SQL
11 2063 (9.73%) Change Management
12 2029 (9.57%) Business Analysis
13 1897 (8.95%) Banking
14 1896 (8.94%) Retail
15 1894 (8.93%) Scrum
16 1783 (8.41%) SDLC
17 1769 (8.34%) Oracle
18 1757 (8.29%) Windows
19 1688 (7.96%) SQL Server
20 1632 (7.70%) .NET
21 1609 (7.59%) Marketing
22 1513 (7.14%) PMI Certification
23 1460 (6.89%) MS Project
24 1411 (6.65%) SAP
25 1402 (6.61%) Risk Management
26 1355 (6.39%) CRM
27 1323 (6.24%) Service Delivery
28 1322 (6.23%) MS Office
29 1319 (6.22%) Management Information System
30 1316 (6.21%) Waterfall

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 925 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 424 (2.00%) CMS
3 320 (1.51%) IIS
4 315 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 206 (0.97%) Apache
6 183 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 168 (0.79%) SAS
8 140 (0.66%) Confluence
9 138 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 110 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 106 (0.50%) JBoss
11 106 (0.50%) Lync
12 104 (0.49%) Drupal
13 92 (0.43%) WordPress
14 85 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
15 78 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
16 76 (0.36%) Node.js
17 75 (0.35%) NetWeaver
18 70 (0.33%) MS Project Server
19 66 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2558 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 1460 (6.89%) MS Project
3 1322 (6.23%) MS Office
4 685 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 682 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 142 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 83 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 74 (0.35%) SPSS
8 74 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 57 (0.27%) InDesign
10 33 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 32 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 31 (0.15%) Open Workbench
13 27 (0.13%) AutoCAD
14 23 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
15 20 (0.094%) Adobe After Effects
16 17 (0.080%) Fireworks
17 16 (0.075%) Acrobat
18 13 (0.061%) Mingle
18 13 (0.061%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 273 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 179 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 117 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 115 (0.54%) SAP FI
5 113 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 110 (0.52%) SAP SD
7 100 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 100 (0.47%) Magento
8 94 (0.44%) SAP CO
9 93 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
10 86 (0.41%) SAP ERP
11 81 (0.38%) SAP SCM
11 81 (0.38%) Primavera
12 80 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
13 70 (0.33%) SAP MM
14 68 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
15 59 (0.28%) thinkFolio
16 58 (0.27%) SAP CRM
17 57 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
18 56 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 650 (3.07%) SaaS
2 239 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 230 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 222 (1.05%) Office 365
5 174 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 133 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 90 (0.42%) PaaS
8 78 (0.37%) IaaS
9 58 (0.27%) Force.com
10 46 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
11 41 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 39 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 26 (0.12%) Trello
14 24 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
15 21 (0.099%) Basecamp
16 19 (0.090%) Mimecast
17 12 (0.057%) Google Apps
18 11 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
19 10 (0.047%) Heroku
19 10 (0.047%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 678 (3.20%) Firewall
2 672 (3.17%) WAN
3 592 (2.79%) LAN
4 431 (2.03%) SAN
5 351 (1.66%) Internet
6 340 (1.60%) DNS
7 301 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 250 (1.18%) VPN
9 245 (1.16%) VoIP
10 223 (1.05%) DHCP
11 220 (1.04%) Wireless
12 218 (1.03%) Network Security
13 213 (1.00%) Intranet
14 145 (0.68%) MPLS
15 144 (0.68%) Unified Communications
16 128 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
17 127 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
18 125 (0.59%) BGP
19 114 (0.54%) SSL
20 108 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1688 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 533 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
3 502 (2.37%) MySQL
4 377 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 339 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 310 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 304 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 301 (1.42%) Big Data
9 265 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 257 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
11 184 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 171 (0.81%) RDBMS
13 149 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
14 131 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
15 113 (0.53%) Data Mining
16 109 (0.51%) QlikView
17 105 (0.50%) SAP BW
18 95 (0.45%) SAP HANA
18 95 (0.45%) Hadoop
19 92 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 504 (2.38%) JIRA
2 249 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 246 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 215 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 145 (0.68%) Subversion
6 114 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 101 (0.48%) Selenium
8 84 (0.40%) Maven
9 66 (0.31%) TeamCity
10 63 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
11 59 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 57 (0.27%) Ant
13 56 (0.26%) JUnit
14 55 (0.26%) Toad
15 47 (0.22%) Hudson
15 47 (0.22%) NUnit
16 44 (0.21%) HP UFT
17 36 (0.17%) Eclipse
18 34 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
18 34 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7287 (34.36%) Finance
2 1897 (8.95%) Banking
3 1896 (8.94%) Retail
4 1609 (7.59%) Marketing
5 1129 (5.32%) Telecoms
6 735 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 610 (2.88%) Legal
8 479 (2.26%) Advertising
9 431 (2.03%) Investment Banking
10 414 (1.95%) Back Office
11 403 (1.90%) Law
12 274 (1.29%) Games
13 261 (1.23%) Billing
14 246 (1.16%) Publishing
15 242 (1.14%) Financial Institution
16 224 (1.06%) Front Office
17 200 (0.94%) Electronics
18 192 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
19 157 (0.74%) Retail Banking
20 122 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7365 (34.73%) Project Manager
2 3149 (14.85%) Analyst
3 1687 (7.96%) Business Analyst
4 1603 (7.56%) Consultant
5 1361 (6.42%) Developer
6 1197 (5.64%) Senior Manager
7 914 (4.31%) Senior Project Manager
8 842 (3.97%) IT Project Manager
9 740 (3.49%) Architect
10 634 (2.99%) Agile Project Manager
11 585 (2.76%) Programme Manager
12 573 (2.70%) Technical Manager
13 542 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
14 493 (2.32%) Business Manager
15 484 (2.28%) Infrastructure Manager
16 481 (2.27%) Service Manager
17 418 (1.97%) Technical Project Manager
18 395 (1.86%) Senior Analyst
19 381 (1.80%) Junior
20 380 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1632 (7.70%) .NET
2 1199 (5.65%) HTML
3 815 (3.84%) CSS
4 678 (3.20%) Web Services
5 674 (3.18%) XML
6 562 (2.65%) ASP.NET
7 396 (1.87%) jQuery
8 270 (1.27%) HTML5
9 224 (1.06%) Middleware
10 220 (1.04%) J2EE
11 207 (0.98%) .NET Framework
12 167 (0.79%) Spring
13 165 (0.78%) Ajax
14 157 (0.74%) CSS3
15 154 (0.73%) WCF
16 150 (0.71%) SOAP
17 142 (0.67%) LAMP
17 142 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
18 132 (0.62%) REST
19 110 (0.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2721 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1319 (6.22%) Management Information System
3 1086 (5.12%) Data Centre
4 963 (4.54%) Computer Science
5 657 (3.10%) PMI
6 567 (2.67%) User Experience
7 483 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 338 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 233 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 231 (1.09%) FMCG
11 213 (1.00%) Social Media
12 182 (0.86%) Derivative
13 170 (0.80%) NHS
14 151 (0.71%) Data Integration
15 149 (0.70%) GIS
15 149 (0.70%) Equities
16 139 (0.66%) Visualisation
16 139 (0.66%) Fixed Income
17 137 (0.65%) Statistics
18 130 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1757 (8.29%) Windows
2 906 (4.27%) Linux
3 572 (2.70%) UNIX
4 471 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 313 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 229 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 196 (0.92%) Android
8 178 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 177 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 115 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 111 (0.52%) Solaris
12 109 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 93 (0.44%) Windows XP
14 63 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 55 (0.26%) CentOS
16 46 (0.22%) AIX
17 39 (0.18%) Ubuntu
18 36 (0.17%) Debian
19 25 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
20 20 (0.094%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5774 (27.23%) PRINCE2
2 5421 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3120 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2724 (12.85%) ITIL
5 2063 (9.73%) Change Management
6 2029 (9.57%) Business Analysis
7 1894 (8.93%) Scrum
8 1783 (8.41%) SDLC
9 1402 (6.61%) Risk Management
10 1355 (6.39%) CRM
11 1323 (6.24%) Service Delivery
12 1316 (6.21%) Waterfall
13 1234 (5.82%) Programme Management
14 1233 (5.81%) E-Commerce
15 1230 (5.80%) Mentoring
16 1196 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
17 1067 (5.03%) Service Management
18 1057 (4.98%) Project Planning
19 1003 (4.73%) ERP
20 979 (4.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2276 (10.73%) SQL
2 1261 (5.95%) Java
3 1097 (5.17%) C#
4 996 (4.70%) JavaScript
5 560 (2.64%) C
6 473 (2.23%) PHP
7 376 (1.77%) C++
8 324 (1.53%) T-SQL
9 247 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 235 (1.11%) Python
11 202 (0.95%) VB.NET
12 190 (0.90%) Perl
13 151 (0.71%) VB
14 133 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 129 (0.61%) Shell Script
16 114 (0.54%) Bash Shell
17 80 (0.38%) ABAP
18 72 (0.34%) Ruby
19 69 (0.33%) VBA
20 64 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4054 (19.12%) Degree
2 1513 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1085 (5.12%) PMP
4 856 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 640 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 595 (2.81%) Security Cleared
7 523 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
8 490 (2.31%) ISEB
9 418 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
10 376 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 348 (1.64%) SC Cleared
12 304 (1.43%) CCNA
13 288 (1.36%) CISSP
14 257 (1.21%) APMP
15 217 (1.02%) MCSE
16 205 (0.97%) CCNP
17 146 (0.69%) DV Cleared
18 132 (0.62%) MCP
19 127 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 123 (0.58%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1205 (5.68%) QA
2 515 (2.43%) SLA
3 271 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 190 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 111 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 94 (0.44%) COBIT
7 93 (0.44%) MiFID
8 80 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 71 (0.33%) P3O
10 70 (0.33%) EMIR
10 70 (0.33%) HL7
11 67 (0.32%) PMBOK
12 54 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
13 47 (0.22%) Data Quality
14 29 (0.14%) ISO 14001
15 23 (0.11%) ISO 9000
16 20 (0.094%) FATCA
17 16 (0.075%) HIPAA
18 15 (0.071%) Solvency II
19 10 (0.047%) GCP
System Software
1 689 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 593 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 208 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 129 (0.61%) XenApp
5 93 (0.44%) vSphere
6 77 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 62 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 51 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 48 (0.23%) Firmware
10 46 (0.22%) XenServer
11 37 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 26 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 22 (0.10%) vCloud
14 21 (0.099%) KVM
15 20 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
16 17 (0.080%) Varnish
16 17 (0.080%) NFS
17 16 (0.075%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 14 (0.066%) Forefront TMG
18 14 (0.066%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 174 (0.82%) SCCM
2 120 (0.57%) Puppet
3 108 (0.51%) SCOM
4 70 (0.33%) Nagios
5 62 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 41 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 35 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 34 (0.16%) WSUS
10 30 (0.14%) OpenView
10 30 (0.14%) NetBackup
11 29 (0.14%) ZABBIX
12 28 (0.13%) Tivoli
13 25 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
14 22 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
15 20 (0.094%) Cisco Prime
16 19 (0.090%) Cisco UCCE
17 18 (0.085%) Cacti
18 17 (0.080%) OpenNMS
19 15 (0.071%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3383 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 1769 (8.34%) Oracle
3 1411 (6.65%) SAP
4 907 (4.28%) VMware
5 867 (4.09%) Cisco
6 447 (2.11%) Citrix
7 406 (1.91%) IBM
8 378 (1.78%) HP
9 369 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 270 (1.27%) Google
11 202 (0.95%) Adobe
12 168 (0.79%) CheckPoint
13 165 (0.78%) Cognos
14 160 (0.75%) Juniper
15 157 (0.74%) EMC
15 157 (0.74%) Informatica
16 143 (0.67%) Red Hat
17 129 (0.61%) NetApp
18 116 (0.55%) hybris
19 112 (0.53%) Avaya
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
United Kingdom
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 3 hours ago
United Kingdom
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 3 hours ago
United Kingdom
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 3 hours ago
United Kingdom
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits, Stock
Posted: 10 hours ago
Yorkshire
Amoria Bond Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Champion Employment Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sussex
ComTech Europe Limited
Salary: Car + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
SunGard
Posted: 19 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago