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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 17 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 10896 11548 9861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.91% 9.75% 9.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.89% 11.89% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8378 8732 7807
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +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
91650 97108 87435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.32% 82.02% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74194 78433 71898
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 May 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 May 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 +1 10029 £50,000 - 1314
London 0 4279 £57,500 - 526
South East +1 2140 £47,500 -5.00% 257
City of London +2 1093 £60,000 - 172
Yorkshire -4 756 £44,000 +3.52% 98
East of England +1 701 £47,500 - 88
North West +4 671 £42,500 - 119
West Midlands +1 611 £49,750 -0.50% 70
Berkshire +3 597 £55,000 +4.76% 63
West Yorkshire -3 567 £45,000 +5.88% 65
South West -4 489 £45,000 - 83
Leeds +2 445 £43,000 -4.44% 51
Surrey +5 437 £47,500 -5.00% 46
Scotland +10 373 £48,500 +7.77% 50
Manchester +2 358 £42,500 - 60
East Midlands +3 342 £47,500 +1.06% 43
Hampshire -3 322 £43,500 -3.33% 39
Reading +14 312 £55,000 +4.76% 31
Hertfordshire 0 236 £55,000 +15.78% 32
Birmingham +1 220 £50,000 -9.09% 31
Buckinghamshire -4 211 £45,000 - 26
Oxfordshire +17 194 £40,000 -11.11% 32
Cambridgeshire +3 166 £47,500 -3.06% 25
Bristol -1 166 £50,000 +16.95% 33
Essex +3 165 £44,000 -18.51% 14
Edinburgh +10 164 £45,500 -5.20% 20
Glasgow +22 150 £50,000 +14.28% 16
Cheshire -1 148 £42,500 -5.55% 30
West Sussex -2 145 £46,000 -8.00% 12
Nottinghamshire +14 138 £50,000 +8.69% 16

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6991 (33.75%) Finance
2 5673 (27.39%) PRINCE2
3 5118 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3768 (18.19%) Degree
5 3311 (15.99%) Microsoft
6 3017 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 2734 (13.20%) MS Excel
8 2559 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
9 2463 (11.89%) ITIL
10 2220 (10.72%) SQL
11 2083 (10.06%) Business Analysis
12 2055 (9.92%) Change Management
13 1781 (8.60%) Retail
14 1774 (8.56%) Scrum
15 1764 (8.52%) Banking
16 1748 (8.44%) Windows
17 1696 (8.19%) SQL Server
18 1689 (8.15%) Oracle
19 1591 (7.68%) Marketing
20 1542 (7.44%) .NET
21 1486 (7.17%) PMI Certification
22 1482 (7.15%) MS Project
23 1442 (6.96%) Waterfall
24 1423 (6.87%) CRM
25 1401 (6.76%) SAP
26 1384 (6.68%) Management Information System
27 1327 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
28 1285 (6.20%) MS Office
29 1238 (5.98%) Risk Management
30 1215 (5.87%) Telecoms

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 981 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 359 (1.73%) CMS
3 330 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 294 (1.42%) IIS
5 237 (1.14%) Apache
6 174 (0.84%) SAS
6 174 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 167 (0.81%) Lync
8 122 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 103 (0.50%) Drupal
10 98 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 85 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 80 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
13 78 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
14 77 (0.37%) Confluence
15 70 (0.34%) WordPress
16 69 (0.33%) WebLogic
17 68 (0.33%) MS Project Server
18 67 (0.32%) JBoss
18 67 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2734 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 1482 (7.15%) MS Project
3 1285 (6.20%) MS Office
4 724 (3.50%) MS Visio
5 655 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 130 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 100 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 73 (0.35%) SPSS
9 65 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 45 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 30 (0.14%) AutoCAD
12 26 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 26 (0.13%) InDesign
13 25 (0.12%) InfoPath
14 20 (0.097%) Open Workbench
15 19 (0.092%) SOLIDWORKS
16 16 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
17 10 (0.048%) CPLEX
18 9 (0.043%) Mingle
19 8 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 322 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 141 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 137 (0.66%) SAP FI
4 124 (0.60%) SAP CO
5 123 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 119 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
7 112 (0.54%) SAP SD
8 102 (0.49%) SAP ERP
9 100 (0.48%) SAP SCM
10 76 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 72 (0.35%) SAP CRM
12 71 (0.34%) SAP MM
12 71 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
13 68 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
14 67 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
15 64 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
16 60 (0.29%) Primavera
17 59 (0.28%) Magento
18 52 (0.25%) Markit EDM
19 50 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 713 (3.44%) SaaS
2 217 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 205 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 185 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 183 (0.88%) Office 365
6 97 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 73 (0.35%) PaaS
8 61 (0.29%) IaaS
9 41 (0.20%) Force.com
10 40 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 35 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.13%) Basecamp
13 25 (0.12%) Boomi
14 20 (0.097%) Google Apps
15 19 (0.092%) Mimecast
16 14 (0.068%) Terremark
17 13 (0.063%) Dropbox
18 12 (0.058%) Azure Active Directory
18 12 (0.058%) Yammer
18 12 (0.058%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 656 (3.17%) Firewall
2 612 (2.95%) WAN
3 531 (2.56%) LAN
4 451 (2.18%) Internet
5 447 (2.16%) SAN
6 296 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 293 (1.41%) DNS
8 273 (1.32%) VPN
9 271 (1.31%) Network Security
10 268 (1.29%) Wireless
11 252 (1.22%) VoIP
12 232 (1.12%) Intranet
13 228 (1.10%) MPLS
14 195 (0.94%) DHCP
15 133 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
15 133 (0.64%) Unified Communications
16 126 (0.61%) BGP
17 117 (0.56%) VLAN
18 113 (0.55%) FTP
19 110 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1696 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 598 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
3 441 (2.13%) MySQL
4 347 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 314 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 303 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 260 (1.26%) Big Data
8 241 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 227 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 185 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 160 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
12 143 (0.69%) Data Mining
13 123 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
14 120 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 119 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
16 117 (0.56%) SAP BW
17 111 (0.54%) QlikView
18 102 (0.49%) Hadoop
19 101 (0.49%) RDBMS
20 100 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 406 (1.96%) JIRA
2 233 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 225 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 189 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 157 (0.76%) Subversion
6 84 (0.41%) Selenium
7 79 (0.38%) Maven
8 71 (0.34%) NUnit
9 61 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 61 (0.29%) Jenkins
10 57 (0.28%) Ant
11 55 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
12 54 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
13 49 (0.24%) Toad
14 42 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
15 40 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
16 31 (0.15%) JUnit
17 29 (0.14%) Rhino Mocks
18 28 (0.14%) Eclipse
19 26 (0.13%) FitNesse
General
1 6991 (33.75%) Finance
2 1781 (8.60%) Retail
3 1764 (8.52%) Banking
4 1591 (7.68%) Marketing
5 1215 (5.87%) Telecoms
6 730 (3.52%) Manufacturing
7 602 (2.91%) Legal
8 520 (2.51%) Advertising
9 414 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 349 (1.68%) Law
11 336 (1.62%) Games
12 291 (1.40%) Billing
13 273 (1.32%) Back Office
14 247 (1.19%) Publishing
15 207 (1.00%) Financial Institution
16 198 (0.96%) Electronics
17 180 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
18 179 (0.86%) Front Office
19 132 (0.64%) Automotive
20 121 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7205 (34.78%) Project Manager
2 3017 (14.57%) Analyst
3 1731 (8.36%) Business Analyst
4 1435 (6.93%) Consultant
5 1283 (6.19%) Developer
6 1141 (5.51%) Senior Manager
7 890 (4.30%) Senior Project Manager
8 859 (4.15%) IT Project Manager
9 838 (4.05%) Architect
10 569 (2.75%) Programme Manager
11 561 (2.71%) Agile Project Manager
12 543 (2.62%) Technical Manager
13 500 (2.41%) Infrastructure Manager
14 480 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
15 455 (2.20%) Business Manager
16 415 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
17 394 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
18 384 (1.85%) Service Manager
19 378 (1.82%) Junior
20 370 (1.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1542 (7.44%) .NET
2 1186 (5.73%) HTML
3 812 (3.92%) CSS
4 752 (3.63%) XML
5 673 (3.25%) Web Services
6 619 (2.99%) ASP.NET
7 464 (2.24%) jQuery
8 332 (1.60%) HTML5
9 234 (1.13%) .NET Framework
10 214 (1.03%) J2EE
11 211 (1.02%) Middleware
12 203 (0.98%) CSS3
13 182 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 169 (0.82%) Ajax
15 151 (0.73%) XSLT
16 136 (0.66%) JSON
17 135 (0.65%) Spring
18 130 (0.63%) RESTful
19 124 (0.60%) WCF
20 122 (0.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2559 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1384 (6.68%) Management Information System
3 775 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 734 (3.54%) PMI
5 501 (2.42%) User Experience
6 402 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 354 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 281 (1.36%) FMCG
9 246 (1.19%) Social Media
10 232 (1.12%) NHS
11 207 (1.00%) Open Source
12 192 (0.93%) Mathematics
13 187 (0.90%) Data Integration
14 178 (0.86%) Visualisation
15 153 (0.74%) Clustering
16 140 (0.68%) Digital Media
17 137 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 135 (0.65%) Derivative
19 123 (0.59%) Life Science
20 118 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1748 (8.44%) Windows
2 961 (4.64%) Linux
3 536 (2.59%) UNIX
4 441 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 290 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 284 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 186 (0.90%) Android
8 175 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 174 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 125 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 124 (0.60%) Solaris
12 111 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 111 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 57 (0.28%) AIX
14 47 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 42 (0.20%) Ubuntu
16 36 (0.17%) CentOS
17 32 (0.15%) Windows Vista
18 22 (0.11%) VMS
19 20 (0.097%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5673 (27.39%) PRINCE2
2 5118 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3017 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2463 (11.89%) ITIL
5 2083 (10.06%) Business Analysis
6 2055 (9.92%) Change Management
7 1774 (8.56%) Scrum
8 1442 (6.96%) Waterfall
9 1423 (6.87%) CRM
10 1327 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
11 1238 (5.98%) Risk Management
12 1214 (5.86%) E-Commerce
13 1164 (5.62%) Service Delivery
14 1084 (5.23%) Mentoring
15 1062 (5.13%) Programme Management
16 1008 (4.87%) ERP
17 992 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
18 903 (4.36%) Service Management
19 895 (4.32%) Project Planning
20 875 (4.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2220 (10.72%) SQL
2 1142 (5.51%) Java
3 1127 (5.44%) C#
4 1030 (4.97%) JavaScript
5 530 (2.56%) C
6 458 (2.21%) PHP
7 354 (1.71%) T-SQL
8 317 (1.53%) C++
9 265 (1.28%) Python
10 192 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 190 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 175 (0.84%) VB
13 172 (0.83%) Perl
14 148 (0.71%) PowerShell
15 125 (0.60%) VBA
16 122 (0.59%) Shell Script
17 117 (0.56%) Bash Shell
18 116 (0.56%) ABAP
19 76 (0.37%) VB6
20 69 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3768 (18.19%) Degree
2 1486 (7.17%) PMI Certification
3 996 (4.81%) PMP
4 836 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 603 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 561 (2.71%) Security Cleared
7 530 (2.56%) ISEB
8 492 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 408 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
10 382 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 320 (1.54%) SC Cleared
12 270 (1.30%) CCNA
13 221 (1.07%) CISSP
14 215 (1.04%) CCNP
15 189 (0.91%) APMP
16 184 (0.89%) MCSE
17 151 (0.73%) DV Cleared
18 138 (0.67%) MCP
19 127 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 116 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1116 (5.39%) QA
2 536 (2.59%) SLA
3 260 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 172 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 153 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 108 (0.52%) COBIT
7 85 (0.41%) PMBOK
8 62 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 55 (0.27%) EMIR
10 50 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 48 (0.23%) ISO 9000
11 48 (0.23%) HL7
12 47 (0.23%) ISO 14001
13 37 (0.18%) MiFID
13 37 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
14 34 (0.16%) P3O
15 30 (0.14%) Solvency II
16 28 (0.14%) FATCA
17 14 (0.068%) JSP 440
18 11 (0.053%) CRD IV
System Software
1 707 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 543 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 243 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 156 (0.75%) vSphere
5 110 (0.53%) XenApp
6 69 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 69 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 68 (0.33%) XenServer
8 38 (0.18%) Terminal Services
9 32 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 30 (0.14%) Firmware
11 27 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 21 (0.10%) NFS
13 20 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
14 19 (0.092%) vCloud
15 18 (0.087%) Varnish
15 18 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (0.068%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 13 (0.063%) KVM
18 12 (0.058%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 187 (0.90%) SCCM
2 133 (0.64%) SCOM
3 99 (0.48%) Puppet
4 83 (0.40%) Nagios
5 75 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (0.28%) OpenView
7 51 (0.25%) Backup Exec
8 50 (0.24%) NetBackup
9 43 (0.21%) WSUS
10 29 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
11 27 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
12 26 (0.13%) Cacti
13 24 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 19 (0.092%) Tivoli
14 19 (0.092%) Control-M
15 18 (0.087%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 16 (0.077%) Salt
17 15 (0.072%) Cisco Prime
17 15 (0.072%) SCVMM
18 14 (0.068%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3311 (15.99%) Microsoft
2 1689 (8.15%) Oracle
3 1401 (6.76%) SAP
4 884 (4.27%) Cisco
5 843 (4.07%) VMware
6 533 (2.57%) HP
7 462 (2.23%) IBM
8 438 (2.11%) Citrix
9 419 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
10 242 (1.17%) Google
11 239 (1.15%) Business Objects
12 214 (1.03%) Juniper
13 208 (1.00%) Informatica
14 193 (0.93%) CheckPoint
15 186 (0.90%) Adobe
16 159 (0.77%) Cognos
17 153 (0.74%) EMC
17 153 (0.74%) Red Hat
18 146 (0.70%) Dell
19 136 (0.66%) Avaya
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