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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 11143 10158 10298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 9.44% 9.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.93% 11.57% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8646 7845 8403
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
93404 87809 88797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.09% 81.58% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 75620 72127 74915
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +3 10451 £50,000 - 1361
London 0 4349 £57,500 - 511
South East +3 2243 £50,000 +5.26% 268
City of London +2 1031 £60,000 - 148
Yorkshire +2 854 £42,500 - 97
East of England +3 792 £50,000 +11.11% 107
North West +9 696 £45,000 +5.88% 112
Berkshire +12 680 £55,000 +10.00% 72
West Yorkshire +2 644 £42,500 -5.55% 64
South West -5 550 £47,500 +11.76% 105
West Midlands -1 531 £50,000 +11.11% 92
Leeds +1 498 £41,750 -7.22% 32
Surrey +3 493 £47,500 -9.52% 50
Manchester +11 421 £45,000 +4.25% 70
East Midlands +2 340 £45,000 +5.88% 40
Scotland +3 330 £46,000 -3.15% 43
Reading +18 326 £57,500 +4.54% 28
Hampshire -1 306 £47,500 +8.57% 51
Hertfordshire +7 288 £54,500 +9.00% 40
Birmingham +2 262 £50,000 +9.89% 35
Buckinghamshire -1 214 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Cambridgeshire +8 205 £45,000 +1.69% 33
Cheshire +4 161 £47,500 +13.09% 21
Essex +8 159 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Kent +27 158 £52,500 +20.00% 7
Wiltshire +3 156 £52,500 +16.66% 21
Edinburgh -7 147 £46,000 -8.00% 20
Bristol -4 146 £47,500 +5.55% 30
West Sussex +5 142 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Cambridge +2 138 £39,130 -13.04% 18

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 7092 (31.93%) Finance
2 6088 (27.41%) PRINCE2
3 5410 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4178 (18.81%) Degree
5 3296 (14.84%) Microsoft
6 2981 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 2640 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
8 2566 (11.55%) MS Excel
9 2495 (11.23%) ITIL
10 2469 (11.12%) SQL
11 2331 (10.49%) Business Analysis
12 2010 (9.05%) Scrum
13 1838 (8.28%) Windows
14 1836 (8.27%) Change Management
15 1835 (8.26%) Oracle
16 1766 (7.95%) Retail
17 1750 (7.88%) Marketing
18 1710 (7.70%) .NET
19 1670 (7.52%) SQL Server
20 1651 (7.43%) MS Project
21 1622 (7.30%) Banking
22 1514 (6.82%) PMI Certification
23 1504 (6.77%) Telecoms
24 1478 (6.65%) SAP
25 1473 (6.63%) Risk Management
26 1470 (6.62%) Waterfall
27 1460 (6.57%) HTML
28 1422 (6.40%) E-Commerce
29 1417 (6.38%) QA
30 1405 (6.33%) Java

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1036 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 412 (1.85%) CMS
3 390 (1.76%) MS Exchange
4 284 (1.28%) Apache
5 283 (1.27%) IIS
6 191 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 188 (0.85%) SAS
8 182 (0.82%) Lync
9 157 (0.71%) MS Project Server
10 154 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 149 (0.67%) Drupal
12 143 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
13 103 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 95 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
15 91 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
16 90 (0.41%) Umbraco
16 90 (0.41%) JBoss
17 81 (0.36%) WebLogic
18 80 (0.36%) WordPress
19 78 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2566 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 1651 (7.43%) MS Project
3 1390 (6.26%) MS Office
4 718 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 711 (3.20%) MS Visio
6 123 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 79 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 63 (0.28%) SPSS
9 45 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 28 (0.13%) PowerPivot
11 23 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 18 (0.081%) InDesign
12 18 (0.081%) Simulink
13 17 (0.077%) S-PLUS
14 16 (0.072%) Stata
14 16 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
15 15 (0.068%) FastStats
16 13 (0.059%) InfoPath
17 10 (0.045%) CPLEX
17 10 (0.045%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 284 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 174 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 130 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 126 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 102 (0.46%) SAP CRM
6 99 (0.45%) SAP SD
7 83 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 83 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 83 (0.37%) Magento
8 81 (0.36%) SAP SCM
9 79 (0.36%) SAP MM
10 75 (0.34%) SAP CO
11 72 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
12 69 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
13 63 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
14 58 (0.26%) SAP BPC
15 56 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
16 54 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 52 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
18 48 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 440 (1.98%) SaaS
2 207 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (0.82%) Office 365
4 117 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 74 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 56 (0.25%) Basecamp
7 53 (0.24%) IaaS
8 41 (0.18%) PaaS
9 34 (0.15%) Taleo
9 34 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 26 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (0.11%) Force.com
12 21 (0.095%) SuccessFactors
13 12 (0.054%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.041%) GitHub
15 7 (0.032%) LucidChart
16 5 (0.023%) Trello
16 5 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.018%) CheetahMail
18 3 (0.014%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 675 (3.04%) Internet
2 612 (2.76%) Firewall
3 524 (2.36%) SAN
4 519 (2.34%) WAN
5 496 (2.23%) LAN
6 323 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 255 (1.15%) DNS
8 253 (1.14%) Wireless
9 234 (1.05%) Intranet
10 206 (0.93%) MPLS
11 203 (0.91%) VoIP
12 198 (0.89%) VPN
13 171 (0.77%) Network Security
14 154 (0.69%) Unified Communications
15 145 (0.65%) NAS
16 137 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
17 136 (0.61%) DHCP
18 115 (0.52%) HTTP
19 114 (0.51%) Broadband
20 102 (0.46%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1670 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 670 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
3 496 (2.23%) MySQL
4 476 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 403 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 354 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 235 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 209 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 199 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 186 (0.84%) Big Data
11 177 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 144 (0.65%) QlikView
13 140 (0.63%) Data Mining
14 116 (0.52%) OLAP
14 116 (0.52%) SAP BW
15 105 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
16 99 (0.45%) MS Access
17 91 (0.41%) DataStage
18 89 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
19 87 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 477 (2.15%) JIRA
2 299 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 274 (1.23%) Subversion
4 250 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 227 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 92 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 78 (0.35%) Selenium
8 76 (0.34%) Maven
9 64 (0.29%) NUnit
10 61 (0.27%) Eclipse
11 54 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
12 50 (0.23%) ClearCase
12 50 (0.23%) Ant
12 50 (0.23%) Bitbucket
13 47 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
13 47 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
14 36 (0.16%) JUnit
15 35 (0.16%) Cucumber
16 33 (0.15%) MSBuild
17 31 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 7092 (31.93%) Finance
2 1766 (7.95%) Retail
3 1750 (7.88%) Marketing
4 1622 (7.30%) Banking
5 1504 (6.77%) Telecoms
6 700 (3.15%) Manufacturing
7 662 (2.98%) Legal
8 531 (2.39%) Advertising
9 381 (1.72%) Investment Banking
10 365 (1.64%) Publishing
11 342 (1.54%) Back Office
12 339 (1.53%) Law
13 296 (1.33%) Games
14 252 (1.13%) Billing
15 209 (0.94%) Front Office
16 203 (0.91%) Automotive
17 202 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
18 160 (0.72%) French Language
19 136 (0.61%) Retail Banking
20 129 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7561 (34.04%) Project Manager
2 3361 (15.13%) Analyst
3 1953 (8.79%) Business Analyst
4 1654 (7.45%) Consultant
5 1530 (6.89%) Developer
6 1335 (6.01%) Senior Manager
7 1000 (4.50%) Senior Project Manager
8 891 (4.01%) Architect
9 801 (3.61%) IT Project Manager
10 619 (2.79%) Programme Manager
11 581 (2.62%) Technical Manager
12 558 (2.51%) Infrastructure Manager
13 541 (2.44%) Agile Project Manager
14 516 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
15 478 (2.15%) Service Manager
16 462 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
17 455 (2.05%) Business Manager
18 415 (1.87%) Technical Project Manager
19 407 (1.83%) Solutions Architect
20 380 (1.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1710 (7.70%) .NET
2 1460 (6.57%) HTML
3 1030 (4.64%) CSS
4 792 (3.57%) XML
5 618 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 613 (2.76%) Web Services
7 493 (2.22%) HTML5
8 439 (1.98%) jQuery
9 267 (1.20%) J2EE
10 254 (1.14%) Middleware
11 239 (1.08%) .NET Framework
12 227 (1.02%) Ajax
13 212 (0.95%) CSS3
14 178 (0.80%) SOAP
15 144 (0.65%) WCF
16 140 (0.63%) Spring
17 123 (0.55%) JSON
18 120 (0.54%) LAMP
19 119 (0.54%) Java EE
20 118 (0.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2640 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1313 (5.91%) Management Information System
3 865 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 807 (3.63%) PMI
5 718 (3.23%) User Experience
6 449 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 432 (1.94%) Social Media
8 390 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 348 (1.57%) FMCG
10 293 (1.32%) Mathematics
11 253 (1.14%) Open Source
12 250 (1.13%) Digital Media
13 236 (1.06%) NHS
14 212 (0.95%) Derivative
15 173 (0.78%) Clustering
16 172 (0.77%) Data Integration
17 156 (0.70%) Fixed Income
18 155 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 151 (0.68%) Statistics
20 144 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1838 (8.28%) Windows
2 1046 (4.71%) Linux
3 667 (3.00%) UNIX
4 351 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 329 (1.48%) Android
6 290 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 246 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 236 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 232 (1.04%) Solaris
10 219 (0.99%) Windows 7
11 169 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 101 (0.45%) AIX
13 98 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 60 (0.27%) Windows XP
15 46 (0.21%) CentOS
16 40 (0.18%) Windows Phone
17 30 (0.14%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
19 24 (0.11%) Windows 2000
20 23 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6088 (27.41%) PRINCE2
2 5410 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2981 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 2495 (11.23%) ITIL
5 2331 (10.49%) Business Analysis
6 2010 (9.05%) Scrum
7 1836 (8.27%) Change Management
8 1473 (6.63%) Risk Management
9 1470 (6.62%) Waterfall
10 1422 (6.40%) E-Commerce
11 1350 (6.08%) Service Delivery
12 1343 (6.05%) CRM
13 1287 (5.79%) Mentoring
14 1274 (5.74%) Programme Management
15 1144 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
16 1018 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 1007 (4.53%) Line Management
18 964 (4.34%) ERP
19 908 (4.09%) Project Planning
20 879 (3.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2469 (11.12%) SQL
2 1405 (6.33%) Java
3 1246 (5.61%) C#
4 1139 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 540 (2.43%) C
6 459 (2.07%) PHP
7 435 (1.96%) C++
8 419 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 278 (1.25%) Perl
10 250 (1.13%) Python
11 203 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 193 (0.87%) VB
13 189 (0.85%) VB.NET
14 175 (0.79%) VBA
15 150 (0.68%) Bash Shell
16 129 (0.58%) PowerShell
17 106 (0.48%) Ruby
18 90 (0.41%) Shell Script
19 64 (0.29%) MATLAB
20 61 (0.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4178 (18.81%) Degree
2 1514 (6.82%) PMI Certification
3 998 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 971 (4.37%) PMP
5 660 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 649 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 602 (2.71%) ISEB
8 459 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 442 (1.99%) SC Cleared
10 429 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
11 351 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
12 278 (1.25%) CCNA
13 246 (1.11%) CCNP
14 239 (1.08%) MCSE
15 210 (0.95%) CISSP
16 193 (0.87%) APMP
17 182 (0.82%) MBA
18 134 (0.60%) MCITP
19 128 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 106 (0.48%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1417 (6.38%) QA
2 499 (2.25%) SLA
3 323 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 253 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 203 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 111 (0.50%) COBIT
7 90 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 78 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 52 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
10 51 (0.23%) EMIR
11 41 (0.18%) ISO 14001
12 36 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 33 (0.15%) Basel III
14 26 (0.12%) Basel II
15 22 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 17 (0.077%) P3O
17 15 (0.068%) FATCA
18 14 (0.063%) CRD IV
18 14 (0.063%) UCITS
18 14 (0.063%) COSO
System Software
1 635 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 626 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 271 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 159 (0.72%) vSphere
5 106 (0.48%) XenApp
6 90 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 72 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 49 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (0.21%) Firmware
10 34 (0.15%) NFS
11 27 (0.12%) XenServer
12 24 (0.11%) MetaFrame
13 21 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 19 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (0.077%) Terminal Services
15 17 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
15 17 (0.077%) KVM
16 16 (0.072%) vCloud
17 12 (0.054%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 11 (0.050%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 119 (0.54%) SCCM
2 93 (0.42%) SCOM
3 85 (0.38%) Puppet
4 77 (0.35%) Nagios
5 58 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 55 (0.25%) OpenView
7 53 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 37 (0.17%) Backup Exec
10 34 (0.15%) WSUS
11 32 (0.14%) SCVMM
12 26 (0.12%) Opsview
13 23 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 22 (0.099%) Control-M
14 22 (0.099%) Norton AntiVirus
15 21 (0.095%) Tivoli
15 21 (0.095%) WMI
16 19 (0.086%) Cacti
17 18 (0.081%) Vagrant
18 17 (0.077%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3296 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 1835 (8.26%) Oracle
3 1478 (6.65%) SAP
4 889 (4.00%) VMware
5 863 (3.89%) Cisco
6 444 (2.00%) Citrix
7 432 (1.94%) IBM
8 430 (1.94%) HP
9 361 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 225 (1.01%) Adobe
11 223 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 217 (0.98%) Google
13 197 (0.89%) Juniper
14 190 (0.86%) Informatica
15 182 (0.82%) NetApp
16 167 (0.75%) CheckPoint
17 165 (0.74%) EMC
18 160 (0.72%) Cognos
18 160 (0.72%) Business Objects
19 154 (0.69%) F5
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