The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Planner role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Planner in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planner
Rank 860 846 830
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Planner 32 50 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.045% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.047% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 35
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Project Planner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Planner in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Planner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Planner
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Planner within the UK.

Project Planner Salary Trend in the UK

Project Planner
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Planner over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Project Planner Salary Histogram in the UK

Project Planner
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 Planner within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
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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 -7 30 £39,000 -2.50% 10
London +45 7 £43,750 -16.66% 1
South East -23 7 £44,000 +76.00% 4
South West -21 6 £39,000 -
Somerset - 4 £39,000 -
East of England +5 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Yorkshire 0 3 £35,000 -6.04% 1
Hampshire -9 3 £43,000 -
City of London - 3 £37,750 - 1
North Yorkshire +19 2 £33,500 -21.17%
Warrington +7 2 £33,000 -
North West +4 2 £33,000 - 2
Cheshire -1 2 £33,000 - 2
Winchester - 2 £43,750 -
Ipswich - 2 £27,500 -
Templecombe - 2 - -
Bath - 2 £39,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £27,500 -
Surrey - 2 - -
York +18 1 £26,500 -37.64%
Berkshire -6 1 £52,000 -
Birmingham -14 1 - - 1
West Midlands -44 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - - 1
Hinckley - 1 - -

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Project Planner in their job title 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 with Project Planner in their job title.

1 49 (62.03%) Project Planning
2 44 (55.70%) MS Project
3 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
4 31 (39.24%) Project Management
5 30 (37.97%) MS Excel
6 23 (29.11%) Primavera
7 17 (21.52%) MS Project Server
8 16 (20.25%) Finance
9 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
10 14 (17.72%) PRINCE2
11 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
12 11 (13.92%) Windows
12 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.66%) Resource Management
13 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
14 9 (11.39%) MS Office
14 9 (11.39%) Degree
15 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
15 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
16 5 (6.33%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
16 5 (6.33%) PMI
16 5 (6.33%) Change Control
17 4 (5.06%) Project Governance
17 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
17 4 (5.06%) CRM
17 4 (5.06%) Programme Management
18 3 (3.80%) French Language

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Project Planner in their job title 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 with Project Planner in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (21.52%) MS Project Server
2 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (55.70%) MS Project
2 30 (37.97%) MS Excel
3 9 (11.39%) MS Office
4 5 (6.33%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) French Language
3 3 (3.80%) German Language
4 2 (2.53%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) PMI
2 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Windows
1 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Project Planning
2 31 (39.24%) Project Management
3 14 (17.72%) PRINCE2
4 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.66%) Resource Management
6 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.33%) Change Control
8 4 (5.06%) Project Governance
8 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.06%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.06%) CRM
9 3 (3.80%) Change Management
9 3 (3.80%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (2.53%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (2.53%) Business Transformation
10 2 (2.53%) Dependency Management
10 2 (2.53%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) Degree
4 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CAPM
5 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PMP
6 1 (1.27%) HND
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) PgMP
6 1 (1.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) P3O
Vendors
1 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.11%) Primavera
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) SAP
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