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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 18 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 10591 11677 9987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.80% 9.63% 9.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.66% 11.64% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8102 8845 7904
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
90836 100276 87895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.05% 82.70% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73816 81539 72340
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 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 28 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 9694 £50,000 - 1278
London -1 4125 £57,500 - 537
South East +1 2094 £47,500 -2.56% 251
City of London 0 1043 £60,000 - 193
Yorkshire -3 710 £45,000 +5.88% 75
East of England +1 691 £47,500 -3.06% 110
North West +3 652 £42,500 - 103
West Midlands +3 629 £49,000 -2.00% 63
Berkshire +5 578 £55,000 +4.76% 55
West Yorkshire -4 512 £45,000 +5.88% 48
South West 0 440 £45,000 - 84
Surrey +5 402 £50,000 - 49
Leeds -3 400 £43,000 -2.27% 34
Scotland +11 367 £47,500 +5.55% 41
Manchester 0 344 £42,500 - 60
East Midlands +3 335 £47,500 +3.26% 30
Hampshire -2 317 £45,000 - 39
Reading +12 298 £55,000 +4.76% 21
Hertfordshire +1 246 £55,000 +15.78% 39
Birmingham -2 230 £50,000 -9.09% 20
Buckinghamshire -1 207 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Oxfordshire +12 197 £40,000 -11.11% 21
Cambridgeshire +6 176 £47,500 - 32
Edinburgh +17 162 £45,000 -1.09% 19
Bristol 0 151 £50,000 +16.95% 25
Essex -1 147 £42,000 -26.95% 13
Glasgow +24 140 £48,500 +2.10% 11
Nottinghamshire +11 137 £50,000 +8.69% 11
West Sussex -2 135 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Cheshire -5 131 £42,500 -5.55% 15

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 7048 (33.83%) Finance
2 5701 (27.37%) PRINCE2
3 5198 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
4 3766 (18.08%) Degree
5 3374 (16.20%) Microsoft
6 2971 (14.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2776 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2653 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
9 2525 (12.12%) ITIL
10 2264 (10.87%) SQL
11 2082 (9.99%) Business Analysis
12 2063 (9.90%) Change Management
13 1796 (8.62%) Retail
14 1783 (8.56%) Scrum
15 1774 (8.52%) SDLC
16 1773 (8.51%) Oracle
17 1765 (8.47%) Banking
18 1759 (8.44%) SQL Server
19 1752 (8.41%) Windows
20 1597 (7.67%) Marketing
21 1564 (7.51%) .NET
22 1497 (7.19%) MS Project
23 1473 (7.07%) CRM
24 1467 (7.04%) PMI Certification
25 1443 (6.93%) Waterfall
26 1437 (6.90%) SAP
27 1389 (6.67%) Management Information System
28 1347 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
29 1338 (6.42%) MS Office
30 1267 (6.08%) Risk Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 969 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 355 (1.70%) CMS
3 325 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 299 (1.44%) IIS
5 242 (1.16%) Apache
6 168 (0.81%) SAS
6 168 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 149 (0.72%) Lync
8 117 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 104 (0.50%) Drupal
10 96 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 90 (0.43%) Confluence
12 87 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 85 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
14 75 (0.36%) JBoss
15 74 (0.36%) NetWeaver
15 74 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
16 70 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
17 66 (0.32%) WordPress
18 64 (0.31%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2776 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1497 (7.19%) MS Project
3 1338 (6.42%) MS Office
4 728 (3.49%) MS Visio
5 669 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 143 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 99 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 76 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 76 (0.36%) SPSS
9 37 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 34 (0.16%) InDesign
11 26 (0.12%) Acrobat
12 25 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 23 (0.11%) Open Workbench
13 23 (0.11%) InfoPath
14 19 (0.091%) SOLIDWORKS
15 16 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
16 11 (0.053%) Mingle
17 10 (0.048%) CPLEX
18 9 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 320 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 153 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 135 (0.65%) SAP FI
4 123 (0.59%) SAP SD
5 121 (0.58%) SAP CO
6 120 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
7 112 (0.54%) SAP ERP
8 104 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
9 102 (0.49%) SAP SCM
10 90 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
11 81 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 80 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
12 80 (0.38%) SAP CRM
13 72 (0.35%) Primavera
13 72 (0.35%) SAP MM
14 71 (0.34%) Magento
15 70 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
16 62 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
17 57 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
18 55 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 785 (3.77%) SaaS
2 245 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 205 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 200 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 191 (0.92%) Office 365
6 119 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 85 (0.41%) PaaS
8 68 (0.33%) IaaS
9 46 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 42 (0.20%) Force.com
11 41 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 23 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 23 (0.11%) Basecamp
13 21 (0.10%) Boomi
14 20 (0.096%) Mimecast
15 15 (0.072%) Terremark
16 14 (0.067%) Dropbox
16 14 (0.067%) SuccessFactors
17 13 (0.062%) Adobe Analytics
18 12 (0.058%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 660 (3.17%) Firewall
2 632 (3.03%) WAN
3 552 (2.65%) LAN
4 441 (2.12%) SAN
5 432 (2.07%) Internet
6 294 (1.41%) DNS
7 284 (1.36%) TCP/IP
8 271 (1.30%) Network Security
9 263 (1.26%) VPN
10 259 (1.24%) Wireless
11 245 (1.18%) VoIP
12 237 (1.14%) Intranet
13 205 (0.98%) MPLS
14 193 (0.93%) DHCP
15 131 (0.63%) Unified Communications
16 121 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
17 116 (0.56%) VLAN
18 113 (0.54%) BGP
19 108 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
19 108 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1759 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 599 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 461 (2.21%) MySQL
4 333 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 327 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 308 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 262 (1.26%) Big Data
8 259 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 240 (1.15%) Oracle Database
10 171 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 170 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
12 146 (0.70%) Data Mining
13 129 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
14 127 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
15 124 (0.60%) RDBMS
16 120 (0.58%) SAP BW
17 112 (0.54%) QlikView
18 110 (0.53%) SAP HANA
19 105 (0.50%) Hadoop
20 103 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 433 (2.08%) JIRA
2 236 (1.13%) Visual Studio
3 214 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 211 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 159 (0.76%) Subversion
6 87 (0.42%) Selenium
7 71 (0.34%) Maven
8 69 (0.33%) NUnit
9 63 (0.30%) Jenkins
10 62 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 59 (0.28%) Ant
12 58 (0.28%) Toad
13 52 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
14 49 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
15 40 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
15 40 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
16 30 (0.14%) Hudson
17 29 (0.14%) JUnit
18 28 (0.13%) Axure RP
19 27 (0.13%) Mercurial
General
1 7048 (33.83%) Finance
2 1796 (8.62%) Retail
3 1765 (8.47%) Banking
4 1597 (7.67%) Marketing
5 1193 (5.73%) Telecoms
6 765 (3.67%) Manufacturing
7 589 (2.83%) Legal
8 526 (2.52%) Advertising
9 399 (1.92%) Investment Banking
10 368 (1.77%) Law
11 347 (1.67%) Games
12 295 (1.42%) Back Office
13 280 (1.34%) Billing
14 260 (1.25%) Publishing
15 195 (0.94%) Financial Institution
16 187 (0.90%) Electronics
17 174 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
18 169 (0.81%) Front Office
19 128 (0.61%) Automotive
20 113 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7234 (34.72%) Project Manager
2 3071 (14.74%) Analyst
3 1756 (8.43%) Business Analyst
4 1472 (7.07%) Consultant
5 1310 (6.29%) Developer
6 1129 (5.42%) Senior Manager
7 873 (4.19%) Senior Project Manager
8 871 (4.18%) IT Project Manager
9 829 (3.98%) Architect
10 571 (2.74%) Technical Manager
11 560 (2.69%) Agile Project Manager
12 558 (2.68%) Programme Manager
13 484 (2.32%) Infrastructure Manager
14 479 (2.30%) Delivery Manager
15 458 (2.20%) Business Manager
16 419 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
17 406 (1.95%) Technical Project Manager
18 403 (1.93%) Junior
19 396 (1.90%) Service Manager
20 393 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1564 (7.51%) .NET
2 1211 (5.81%) HTML
3 812 (3.90%) CSS
4 755 (3.62%) XML
5 711 (3.41%) Web Services
6 617 (2.96%) ASP.NET
7 446 (2.14%) jQuery
8 343 (1.65%) HTML5
9 230 (1.10%) .NET Framework
10 217 (1.04%) J2EE
11 199 (0.96%) CSS3
12 190 (0.91%) Middleware
13 184 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 155 (0.74%) Ajax
15 141 (0.68%) XSLT
16 134 (0.64%) WCF
17 131 (0.63%) RESTful
17 131 (0.63%) Spring
17 131 (0.63%) JSON
18 125 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2653 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1389 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1132 (5.43%) Data Centre
4 830 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 691 (3.32%) PMI
6 542 (2.60%) User Experience
7 431 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 364 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 281 (1.35%) FMCG
10 235 (1.13%) Social Media
11 230 (1.10%) NHS
12 205 (0.98%) Mathematics
13 191 (0.92%) Data Integration
14 179 (0.86%) Visualisation
15 144 (0.69%) Digital Media
16 141 (0.68%) Clustering
17 136 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 135 (0.65%) Derivative
19 124 (0.60%) GIS
19 124 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1752 (8.41%) Windows
2 940 (4.51%) Linux
3 529 (2.54%) UNIX
4 452 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 296 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 267 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 192 (0.92%) Android
8 185 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 183 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 119 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 113 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 112 (0.54%) Solaris
13 95 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 56 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 55 (0.26%) AIX
16 39 (0.19%) CentOS
17 37 (0.18%) Windows Vista
18 33 (0.16%) Ubuntu
19 24 (0.12%) VMS
20 22 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5701 (27.37%) PRINCE2
2 5198 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
3 2971 (14.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 2525 (12.12%) ITIL
5 2082 (9.99%) Business Analysis
6 2063 (9.90%) Change Management
7 1783 (8.56%) Scrum
8 1774 (8.52%) SDLC
9 1473 (7.07%) CRM
10 1443 (6.93%) Waterfall
11 1347 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
12 1267 (6.08%) Risk Management
13 1216 (5.84%) E-Commerce
14 1186 (5.69%) Service Delivery
15 1105 (5.30%) Mentoring
16 1086 (5.21%) Programme Management
17 1008 (4.84%) ERP
18 986 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
19 957 (4.59%) Service Management
20 944 (4.53%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2264 (10.87%) SQL
2 1171 (5.62%) Java
3 1139 (5.47%) C#
4 1041 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 546 (2.62%) C
6 463 (2.22%) PHP
7 372 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 335 (1.61%) C++
9 263 (1.26%) Python
10 216 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 181 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 173 (0.83%) Perl
13 169 (0.81%) VB
14 149 (0.72%) PowerShell
15 124 (0.60%) ABAP
16 121 (0.58%) Shell Script
17 117 (0.56%) Bash Shell
18 113 (0.54%) VBA
19 64 (0.31%) VB6
20 58 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3766 (18.08%) Degree
2 1467 (7.04%) PMI Certification
3 1022 (4.91%) PMP
4 824 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 617 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 554 (2.66%) Security Cleared
7 518 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
8 511 (2.45%) ISEB
9 399 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
10 381 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 323 (1.55%) SC Cleared
12 276 (1.32%) CCNA
13 254 (1.22%) CISSP
14 196 (0.94%) APMP
15 195 (0.94%) CCNP
16 189 (0.91%) MCSE
17 146 (0.70%) DV Cleared
18 135 (0.65%) MCP
19 129 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 124 (0.60%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1142 (5.48%) QA
2 532 (2.55%) SLA
3 264 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 168 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 150 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 113 (0.54%) COBIT
7 88 (0.42%) PMBOK
8 60 (0.29%) HL7
9 58 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 57 (0.27%) Data Quality
11 52 (0.25%) EMIR
12 45 (0.22%) MiFID
13 43 (0.21%) ISO 9000
14 40 (0.19%) P3O
15 39 (0.19%) ISO 14001
16 34 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
17 29 (0.14%) Solvency II
18 25 (0.12%) FATCA
19 10 (0.048%) DICOM
19 10 (0.048%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 739 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 556 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 249 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 142 (0.68%) vSphere
5 119 (0.57%) XenApp
6 76 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 70 (0.34%) XenServer
8 62 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 43 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 29 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 28 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 27 (0.13%) Firmware
12 27 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 25 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 23 (0.11%) vCloud
15 22 (0.11%) NFS
16 18 (0.086%) Varnish
17 14 (0.067%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 14 (0.067%) KVM
18 11 (0.053%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 198 (0.95%) SCCM
2 144 (0.69%) SCOM
3 98 (0.47%) Puppet
4 85 (0.41%) Nagios
5 75 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (0.28%) OpenView
7 51 (0.24%) Backup Exec
8 45 (0.22%) WSUS
9 44 (0.21%) NetBackup
10 31 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 24 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
12 23 (0.11%) Cacti
12 23 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 18 (0.086%) Tivoli
14 17 (0.082%) Control-M
15 16 (0.077%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 15 (0.072%) Salt
16 15 (0.072%) SCVMM
17 14 (0.067%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 14 (0.067%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3374 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 1773 (8.51%) Oracle
3 1437 (6.90%) SAP
4 860 (4.13%) Cisco
5 847 (4.07%) VMware
6 493 (2.37%) HP
7 455 (2.18%) Citrix
8 454 (2.18%) IBM
9 424 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 269 (1.29%) Business Objects
11 257 (1.23%) Google
12 207 (0.99%) Informatica
13 194 (0.93%) CheckPoint
14 192 (0.92%) Adobe
15 190 (0.91%) Juniper
16 159 (0.76%) Cognos
17 142 (0.68%) Avaya
18 137 (0.66%) Red Hat
18 137 (0.66%) Dell
19 130 (0.62%) EMC
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Coventry University
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Speech-Soft
Salary: Competitive Salary offered
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
GO Partnership Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Futurestep UK Ltd - Vodafone
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Futurestep UK Ltd - Vodafone
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Speech-Soft
Salary: Competitive Salary Offered
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sussex
Creative Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing IT
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago