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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planner
Rank 833 854 848
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Planner 37 36 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.034% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.036% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 23
Average salary £40,500 £33,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £33,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.81%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 £27,500 £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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Project Planner Salary Histogram in the UK

Project Planner
Top 28 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 3 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 +12 34 £40,500 +22.72% 9
South East -25 11 £44,000 +76.00% 3
North Yorkshire +17 7 £32,500 +1.56%
London +8 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Yorkshire 0 7 £32,500 +1.56% 1
South West -19 6 £39,000 +18.18% 2
Surrey - 6 - -
Middlesbrough - 6 £36,500 -
Somerset +3 4 £39,000 +18.18%
Hampshire -12 3 £43,000 - 1
Berkshire -2 2 £52,000 -
Templecombe - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £43,750 -
Bath - 2 £39,000 -
East Midlands +28 1 - - 1
York +19 1 £26,500 -17.18%
East of England -2 1 £33,000 -17.50%
Birmingham -26 1 - -
West Midlands -37 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £35,500 -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £33,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £52,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £33,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 43 (55.13%) Project Planning
2 41 (52.56%) MS Project
3 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 24 (30.77%) Project Management
5 23 (29.49%) Primavera
6 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
7 16 (20.51%) MS Project Server
8 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 15 (19.23%) Finance
9 12 (15.38%) Windows
9 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
10 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.82%) Resource Management
12 8 (10.26%) MS Office
12 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
13 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
13 7 (8.97%) Degree
14 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (7.69%) Banking
15 5 (6.41%) PMI
15 5 (6.41%) PMI Certification
15 5 (6.41%) Spreadsheet
15 5 (6.41%) Change Control
16 4 (5.13%) Project Governance
16 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
16 4 (5.13%) Programme Management
16 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis
17 3 (3.85%) SAP

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 16 (20.51%) MS Project Server
2 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (52.56%) MS Project
2 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.26%) MS Office
4 5 (6.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) French Language
4 2 (2.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.28%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) PMI
2 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
1 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) Project Planning
2 24 (30.77%) Project Management
3 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
3 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.82%) Resource Management
5 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.41%) Change Control
7 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.13%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.13%) Project Governance
7 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.85%) Change Management
8 3 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (2.56%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (2.56%) Dependency Management
9 2 (2.56%) CRM
9 2 (2.56%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (2.56%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) Degree
4 5 (6.41%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.56%) CAPM
6 1 (1.28%) HND
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.28%) PMP
6 1 (1.28%) PgMP
6 1 (1.28%) VCP4
6 1 (1.28%) APMP
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) P3O
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) Primavera
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) SAP
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