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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 20 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 11149 10208 10520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.64% 9.51% 8.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.86% 11.83% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8420 7908 8705
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
94022 86283 92102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 80.36% 78.67%
Number of salaries quoted 74935 70632 78012
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,542
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 10392 £50,000 - 1368
London 0 4538 £57,500 - 608
South East +1 2225 £49,500 +4.21% 240
City of London +1 1072 £57,500 -4.16% 196
Yorkshire -2 815 £41,500 -2.35% 97
East of England +3 723 £47,500 +5.55% 98
North West +4 676 £45,000 +5.88% 109
West Yorkshire -1 611 £41,500 -5.68% 70
Berkshire +3 610 £52,500 +5.00% 52
South West -2 538 £45,000 - 80
Leeds -1 489 £41,500 -4.59% 44
Surrey -1 472 £47,500 -5.00% 49
West Midlands +2 469 £48,500 +7.77% 75
Manchester +7 408 £42,500 - 65
Scotland +1 354 £45,000 -9.99% 30
East Midlands -4 324 £45,000 +5.88% 36
Hampshire -2 305 £50,000 +5.26% 47
Reading +9 260 £53,750 +7.50% 24
Hertfordshire +2 221 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Birmingham +2 209 £50,000 +5.26% 28
Buckinghamshire -4 209 £49,500 +10.00% 23
Cambridgeshire +11 197 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Bristol 0 193 £45,000 - 25
Oxfordshire +4 177 £42,500 -5.55% 26
West Sussex +8 165 £45,750 -3.68% 13
Edinburgh -3 155 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Cheshire -4 149 £45,000 +7.14% 24
Bedfordshire +2 144 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Milton Keynes 0 141 £45,000 +3.44% 13
Kent +17 134 £40,000 -9.60% 13

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7414 (32.82%) Finance
2 6146 (27.21%) PRINCE2
3 4162 (18.43%) Degree
4 3395 (15.03%) Microsoft
5 2906 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 2648 (11.72%) SQL
7 2584 (11.44%) MS Excel
8 2459 (10.89%) ITIL
9 2454 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
10 2414 (10.69%) Business Analysis
11 2017 (8.93%) Scrum
12 1945 (8.61%) Windows
13 1871 (8.28%) Retail
14 1854 (8.21%) Oracle
15 1851 (8.19%) Marketing
16 1793 (7.94%) .NET
17 1766 (7.82%) Change Management
18 1761 (7.80%) SQL Server
19 1715 (7.59%) Banking
20 1664 (7.37%) MS Project
21 1615 (7.15%) Telecoms
22 1586 (7.02%) Risk Management
23 1564 (6.92%) Java
24 1521 (6.73%) QA
25 1510 (6.68%) E-Commerce
26 1502 (6.65%) SAP
27 1461 (6.47%) HTML
28 1428 (6.32%) CRM
29 1403 (6.21%) MS Office
30 1390 (6.15%) PMI Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1071 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 427 (1.89%) CMS
3 378 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 295 (1.31%) Apache
5 260 (1.15%) IIS
6 213 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 197 (0.87%) SAS
8 188 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 187 (0.83%) Drupal
10 184 (0.81%) Lync
11 172 (0.76%) MS Project Server
12 156 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 122 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
14 109 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
15 98 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
16 87 (0.39%) WebLogic
17 83 (0.37%) Umbraco
18 75 (0.33%) WordPress
19 71 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
20 70 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 2584 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 1664 (7.37%) MS Project
3 1403 (6.21%) MS Office
4 707 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 669 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 131 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 74 (0.33%) SPSS
8 62 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 47 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 25 (0.11%) PowerPivot
11 19 (0.084%) InfoPath
12 18 (0.080%) InDesign
12 18 (0.080%) S-PLUS
13 15 (0.066%) Stata
13 15 (0.066%) FastStats
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
1 271 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 160 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 117 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 106 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 101 (0.45%) SAP SD
6 98 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 98 (0.43%) Magento
7 96 (0.43%) SAP CRM
8 88 (0.39%) SAP CO
8 88 (0.39%) SAP SCM
9 85 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
10 84 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
10 84 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
11 70 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
12 67 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
13 65 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
14 64 (0.28%) SAP MM
15 61 (0.27%) SAP BPC
16 58 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 51 (0.23%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 486 (2.15%) SaaS
2 167 (0.74%) Office 365
3 148 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 120 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 61 (0.27%) IaaS
6 57 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 52 (0.23%) PaaS
8 47 (0.21%) Taleo
9 45 (0.20%) Basecamp
10 41 (0.18%) Google Apps
11 27 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
12 26 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (0.11%) Force.com
14 18 (0.080%) GitHub
15 10 (0.044%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.044%) LucidChart
16 4 (0.018%) CheetahMail
16 4 (0.018%) Trello
17 3 (0.013%) Amazon ELB
17 3 (0.013%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 709 (3.14%) Internet
2 583 (2.58%) Firewall
3 499 (2.21%) SAN
4 488 (2.16%) WAN
5 478 (2.12%) LAN
6 295 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 238 (1.05%) DNS
8 226 (1.00%) Intranet
9 222 (0.98%) Wireless
10 200 (0.89%) VPN
11 172 (0.76%) MPLS
12 171 (0.76%) VoIP
13 162 (0.72%) Network Security
14 148 (0.66%) Unified Communications
15 146 (0.65%) HTTP
16 134 (0.59%) NAS
17 130 (0.58%) DHCP
18 122 (0.54%) Broadband
19 103 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
20 98 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1761 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 751 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
3 563 (2.49%) MySQL
4 496 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 455 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 431 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 278 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 234 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 231 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 204 (0.90%) Big Data
11 174 (0.77%) RDBMS
12 166 (0.73%) QlikView
13 139 (0.62%) Data Mining
14 135 (0.60%) OLAP
15 116 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
16 104 (0.46%) SAP BW
17 101 (0.45%) MS Access
18 99 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
19 96 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
20 92 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 494 (2.19%) JIRA
2 317 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 289 (1.28%) Subversion
4 230 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 213 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 90 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 89 (0.39%) Selenium
8 87 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 79 (0.35%) Maven
10 60 (0.27%) NUnit
11 59 (0.26%) Ant
12 58 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
13 49 (0.22%) ClearCase
14 48 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
15 43 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
16 40 (0.18%) JUnit
17 37 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
18 33 (0.15%) Bitbucket
19 31 (0.14%) Axure RP
19 31 (0.14%) RequisitePro
General
1 7414 (32.82%) Finance
2 1871 (8.28%) Retail
3 1851 (8.19%) Marketing
4 1715 (7.59%) Banking
5 1615 (7.15%) Telecoms
6 668 (2.96%) Legal
7 648 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 575 (2.55%) Advertising
9 418 (1.85%) Investment Banking
10 388 (1.72%) Publishing
11 376 (1.66%) Back Office
12 330 (1.46%) Law
13 306 (1.35%) Games
14 271 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 253 (1.12%) Front Office
16 245 (1.08%) Billing
17 197 (0.87%) Automotive
18 179 (0.79%) Financial Institution
19 158 (0.70%) Retail Banking
20 157 (0.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7587 (33.59%) Project Manager
2 3441 (15.23%) Analyst
3 1970 (8.72%) Business Analyst
4 1773 (7.85%) Consultant
5 1626 (7.20%) Developer
6 1285 (5.69%) Senior Manager
7 952 (4.21%) Senior Project Manager
8 949 (4.20%) Architect
9 834 (3.69%) IT Project Manager
10 610 (2.70%) Programme Manager
11 569 (2.52%) Technical Manager
12 557 (2.47%) Infrastructure Manager
13 539 (2.39%) Agile Project Manager
14 518 (2.29%) Service Manager
15 480 (2.13%) Business Manager
16 465 (2.06%) Delivery Manager
17 424 (1.88%) Senior Analyst
18 414 (1.83%) Technical Project Manager
19 409 (1.81%) Digital Project Manager
20 394 (1.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1793 (7.94%) .NET
2 1461 (6.47%) HTML
3 1060 (4.69%) CSS
4 894 (3.96%) XML
5 674 (2.98%) Web Services
6 634 (2.81%) ASP.NET
7 454 (2.01%) jQuery
8 449 (1.99%) HTML5
9 313 (1.39%) J2EE
10 269 (1.19%) Middleware
11 266 (1.18%) Ajax
12 259 (1.15%) .NET Framework
13 210 (0.93%) SOAP
14 187 (0.83%) CSS3
15 178 (0.79%) WCF
16 169 (0.75%) Spring
17 147 (0.65%) XSLT
18 144 (0.64%) XHTML
19 140 (0.62%) LAMP
20 116 (0.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1343 (5.95%) Management Information System
2 904 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 734 (3.25%) PMI
4 469 (2.08%) Social Media
5 454 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 422 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 314 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 280 (1.24%) FMCG
9 276 (1.22%) Open Source
10 259 (1.15%) Digital Media
11 228 (1.01%) Derivative
12 210 (0.93%) NHS
13 176 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 176 (0.78%) Equities
14 155 (0.69%) Fixed Income
15 154 (0.68%) Client/Server
16 152 (0.67%) Data Integration
17 151 (0.67%) Visualisation
18 146 (0.65%) Clustering
19 144 (0.64%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1945 (8.61%) Windows
2 1035 (4.58%) Linux
3 652 (2.89%) UNIX
4 373 (1.65%) Android
5 364 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 343 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 246 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 229 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 216 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 197 (0.87%) Solaris
11 148 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 82 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 78 (0.35%) AIX
14 55 (0.24%) Windows XP
15 32 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 32 (0.14%) CentOS
16 30 (0.13%) Windows Phone
16 30 (0.13%) Windows 2000
17 29 (0.13%) Ubuntu
18 25 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6146 (27.21%) PRINCE2
2 2906 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 2459 (10.89%) ITIL
4 2454 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2414 (10.69%) Business Analysis
6 2017 (8.93%) Scrum
7 1766 (7.82%) Change Management
8 1586 (7.02%) Risk Management
9 1510 (6.68%) E-Commerce
10 1428 (6.32%) CRM
11 1387 (6.14%) Waterfall
12 1372 (6.07%) Service Delivery
13 1321 (5.85%) Mentoring
14 1294 (5.73%) Programme Management
15 1223 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
16 1047 (4.64%) Line Management
17 959 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
18 951 (4.21%) ERP
19 896 (3.97%) Service Management
19 896 (3.97%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2648 (11.72%) SQL
2 1564 (6.92%) Java
3 1298 (5.75%) C#
4 1156 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 540 (2.39%) C
6 508 (2.25%) PHP
7 483 (2.14%) C++
8 465 (2.06%) T-SQL
9 274 (1.21%) Perl
10 253 (1.12%) Python
11 215 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 211 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 203 (0.90%) VB
14 180 (0.80%) VBA
15 146 (0.65%) Bash Shell
16 128 (0.57%) PowerShell
17 124 (0.55%) Ruby
18 84 (0.37%) MATLAB
18 84 (0.37%) Shell Script
19 61 (0.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4162 (18.43%) Degree
2 1390 (6.15%) PMI Certification
3 1014 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 896 (3.97%) PMP
5 707 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 649 (2.87%) Security Cleared
7 645 (2.86%) ISEB
8 435 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 432 (1.91%) SC Cleared
10 381 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
11 346 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
12 269 (1.19%) CCNA
13 240 (1.06%) CISSP
14 225 (1.00%) MCSE
15 214 (0.95%) CCNP
16 210 (0.93%) APMP
17 147 (0.65%) MBA
18 146 (0.65%) CISA
19 139 (0.62%) MCITP
20 113 (0.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1521 (6.73%) QA
2 496 (2.20%) SLA
3 331 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 276 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 229 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 116 (0.51%) COBIT
7 90 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 72 (0.32%) EMIR
9 67 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
10 57 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 41 (0.18%) ISO 14001
12 29 (0.13%) P3O
13 27 (0.12%) Basel III
14 26 (0.12%) Solvency II
14 26 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 21 (0.093%) Basel II
16 19 (0.084%) GCP
17 18 (0.080%) ISO 9000
18 16 (0.071%) UCITS
18 16 (0.071%) COREP
System Software
1 666 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 570 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 251 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 121 (0.54%) vSphere
5 97 (0.43%) XenApp
6 84 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 50 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 40 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (0.16%) XenServer
10 26 (0.12%) MetaFrame
11 24 (0.11%) NFS
12 22 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.071%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.058%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 13 (0.058%) KVM
15 12 (0.053%) vCloud
15 12 (0.053%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 11 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
17 10 (0.044%) Squid
18 9 (0.040%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 143 (0.63%) SCCM
2 99 (0.44%) SCOM
3 70 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 68 (0.30%) OpenView
4 68 (0.30%) Nagios
5 53 (0.23%) Puppet
6 47 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (0.15%) WSUS
8 30 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 29 (0.13%) Backup Exec
10 26 (0.12%) NetBackup
11 21 (0.093%) HP Data Protector
12 20 (0.089%) Norton AntiVirus
13 19 (0.084%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 19 (0.084%) Netcool
13 19 (0.084%) Opsview
14 18 (0.080%) Control-M
14 18 (0.080%) SCSM
15 16 (0.071%) WMI
16 15 (0.066%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3395 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 1854 (8.21%) Oracle
3 1502 (6.65%) SAP
4 845 (3.74%) Cisco
5 812 (3.59%) VMware
6 454 (2.01%) IBM
7 427 (1.89%) HP
8 413 (1.83%) Citrix
9 390 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
10 272 (1.20%) Adobe
11 248 (1.10%) Google
12 196 (0.87%) Business Objects
13 182 (0.81%) CheckPoint
14 177 (0.78%) Red Hat
15 168 (0.74%) Informatica
16 164 (0.73%) Cognos
17 161 (0.71%) NetApp
18 151 (0.67%) Juniper
18 151 (0.67%) EMC
19 134 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 46 minutes ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum based on skills and experience + exc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicestershire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car allowance + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Skye Group
Salary: £40,000 per annum with Company Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago