The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 342 286 280
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -6
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 916 1059 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.97% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.18% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 717 796 885
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Planning within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Planning
Salary Trend

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

Project Planning Salary Trend in the UK

Project Planning
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Planning over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Project Planning Salary Histogram in the UK

Project Planning
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 Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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 -40 825 £47,500 -7.76% 100
London -79 301 £52,500 -12.50% 32
South East -4 177 £50,000 - 23
East of England -3 106 £45,000 -8.16% 9
City of London -11 87 £52,500 -8.69% 9
North West +24 61 £42,500 -10.52% 10
West Midlands +15 56 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Surrey -8 51 £36,333 -33.94% 8
Scotland +12 44 £52,500 +5.00% 8
South West +8 44 £43,750 +9.37% 11
Yorkshire -40 43 £37,500 -24.24% 5
Berkshire +6 39 £53,500 -6.95% 5
Hampshire -11 36 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Birmingham +11 34 £42,500 -40.35% 3
Hertfordshire -7 34 £50,000 - 1
Reading +18 32 £51,500 -10.43% 2
East Midlands +17 31 £41,000 -2.38% 1
Manchester -1 29 £42,250 -0.58% 7
Cambridgeshire -10 28 £47,500 +22.58% 4
West Yorkshire -20 28 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Wales +10 27 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Cambridge +4 22 £45,000 +20.00% 2
South Wales +7 21 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Leeds -14 21 £33,502 -32.99% 3
Watford -2 20 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Bedfordshire +10 17 £45,000 -9.09%
Cheshire +8 17 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 17 £33,045 -17.38% 1
Nottingham +5 17 £33,045 -17.38% 1
Essex -22 17 £50,000 -3.84%

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 854 (43.64%) Project Management
2 604 (30.86%) Finance
3 530 (27.08%) PRINCE2
4 501 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
5 348 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 329 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 278 (14.21%) MS Excel
8 277 (14.15%) MS Project
9 261 (13.34%) Degree
10 247 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
11 207 (10.58%) SQL
12 192 (9.81%) Change Management
13 178 (9.10%) Banking
14 167 (8.53%) Windows
15 164 (8.38%) Retail
16 162 (8.28%) MS Office
17 160 (8.18%) JavaScript
18 157 (8.02%) ITIL
18 157 (8.02%) HTML
19 155 (7.92%) Risk Management
20 151 (7.72%) Resource Management
21 148 (7.56%) .NET
22 146 (7.46%) Mentoring
23 145 (7.41%) Scrum
24 142 (7.26%) C#
25 141 (7.20%) Change Control
26 137 (7.00%) Management Information System
27 135 (6.90%) QA
27 135 (6.90%) Programme Management
28 129 (6.59%) CSS

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Project Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 87 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.64%) CMS
3 31 (1.58%) MS Project Server
4 29 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 23 (1.18%) Apache
6 17 (0.87%) Lync
7 16 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (0.77%) SAS
8 15 (0.77%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.72%) Node.js
10 13 (0.66%) WordPress
11 12 (0.61%) IIS
12 11 (0.56%) MQSeries
12 11 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
15 8 (0.41%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.41%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.41%) Liferay
Applications
1 278 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 277 (14.15%) MS Project
3 162 (8.28%) MS Office
4 84 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 80 (4.09%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.31%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.20%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.20%) Solid Edge
9 4 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.15%) Mingle
11 2 (0.10%) Revit
11 2 (0.10%) FastStats
11 2 (0.10%) Maya
11 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.051%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 21 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.72%) Temenos T24
4 14 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.72%) FLEXCUBE
4 14 (0.72%) SAP SD
4 14 (0.72%) Finacle
5 9 (0.46%) SAP GRC
6 8 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.36%) Changepoint
7 7 (0.36%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.31%) Maximo
9 4 (0.20%) SAP AFS
9 4 (0.20%) Line 500
10 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.15%) RMDS
10 3 (0.15%) SAP PP
11 2 (0.10%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.28%) SaaS
2 10 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.15%) PaaS
7 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.10%) Office 365
8 1 (0.051%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.27%) Firewall
2 59 (3.01%) DNS
3 56 (2.86%) Internet
4 45 (2.30%) LAN
4 45 (2.30%) SAN
5 43 (2.20%) WAN
6 36 (1.84%) Network Security
7 35 (1.79%) TCP/IP
8 33 (1.69%) DHCP
9 30 (1.53%) VPN
10 28 (1.43%) VoIP
11 27 (1.38%) Wireless
12 22 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (0.97%) IP Telephony
13 19 (0.97%) Intranet
14 17 (0.87%) SMS
14 17 (0.87%) OSPF
14 17 (0.87%) BGP
15 16 (0.82%) LDAP
15 16 (0.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 47 (2.40%) MySQL
4 37 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (0.82%) Big Data
9 14 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.36%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.31%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle Discoverer
13 5 (0.26%) DB2
13 5 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.26%) Redis
13 5 (0.26%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.20%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 44 (2.25%) Subversion
2 38 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 37 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 35 (1.79%) JIRA
5 24 (1.23%) InstallShield
5 24 (1.23%) Selenium
6 19 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 17 (0.87%) Maven
7 17 (0.87%) JUnit
8 15 (0.77%) TeamCity
9 13 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.46%) Behat
11 7 (0.36%) Hudson
12 6 (0.31%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.31%) Axure RP
12 6 (0.31%) WebLOAD
12 6 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.31%) NeoLoad
12 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.26%) Jasmine
General
1 604 (30.86%) Finance
2 178 (9.10%) Banking
3 164 (8.38%) Retail
4 114 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 112 (5.72%) Marketing
6 77 (3.93%) Manufacturing
7 64 (3.27%) Games
8 51 (2.61%) Legal
9 31 (1.58%) Retail Banking
9 31 (1.58%) Billing
10 23 (1.18%) Advertising
10 23 (1.18%) Automotive
11 20 (1.02%) Publishing
11 20 (1.02%) Back Office
12 16 (0.82%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.77%) Front Office
13 15 (0.77%) Law
14 12 (0.61%) Electronics
14 12 (0.61%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 666 (34.03%) Project Manager
2 308 (15.74%) Analyst
3 180 (9.20%) Developer
4 152 (7.77%) Business Analyst
5 133 (6.80%) Consultant
6 94 (4.80%) Senior Manager
7 90 (4.60%) Senior Project Manager
8 79 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
9 77 (3.93%) Architect
10 73 (3.73%) Agile Project Manager
11 61 (3.12%) Programme Manager
12 44 (2.25%) Delivery Manager
13 43 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 41 (2.10%) PMO Analyst
14 41 (2.10%) Security Consultant
15 39 (1.99%) Senior Developer
16 38 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
16 38 (1.94%) Technical Consultant
16 38 (1.94%) Digital Project Manager
17 36 (1.84%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (8.02%) HTML
2 148 (7.56%) .NET
3 129 (6.59%) CSS
4 110 (5.62%) Web Services
5 89 (4.55%) XML
5 89 (4.55%) jQuery
6 74 (3.78%) HTML5
7 71 (3.63%) ASP.NET
8 47 (2.40%) .NET Framework
9 43 (2.20%) Ajax
10 41 (2.10%) CSS3
11 32 (1.64%) WCF
12 25 (1.28%) J2EE
13 24 (1.23%) WinForms
13 24 (1.23%) Spring
14 22 (1.12%) Velocity
15 21 (1.07%) Middleware
16 20 (1.02%) XSL
17 19 (0.97%) SOAP
17 19 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 247 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (7.00%) Management Information System
3 77 (3.93%) User Experience
4 68 (3.47%) PMI
5 53 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 22 (1.12%) Statistics
9 19 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 18 (0.92%) IVR
10 18 (0.92%) Cryptography
11 17 (0.87%) APACS
11 17 (0.87%) Physics
11 17 (0.87%) Open Source
11 17 (0.87%) SWIFT
12 16 (0.82%) Blackberry
13 15 (0.77%) Economics
13 15 (0.77%) Derivative
13 15 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
14 14 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 167 (8.53%) Windows
2 77 (3.93%) Linux
3 71 (3.63%) UNIX
4 31 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (1.48%) Solaris
6 26 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 25 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.23%) Android
9 18 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.51%) CentOS
12 9 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.41%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.26%) Fedora
16 4 (0.20%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.10%) Debian
19 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (43.64%) Project Management
2 530 (27.08%) PRINCE2
3 501 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 329 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 192 (9.81%) Change Management
6 157 (8.02%) ITIL
7 155 (7.92%) Risk Management
8 151 (7.72%) Resource Management
9 146 (7.46%) Mentoring
10 145 (7.41%) Scrum
11 141 (7.20%) Change Control
12 135 (6.90%) Programme Management
13 105 (5.37%) E-Commerce
13 105 (5.37%) Time Management
14 103 (5.26%) Business Analysis
15 87 (4.45%) Waterfall
16 86 (4.39%) Software Engineering
17 84 (4.29%) Line Management
18 82 (4.19%) OO
19 81 (4.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 207 (10.58%) SQL
2 160 (8.18%) JavaScript
3 142 (7.26%) C#
4 115 (5.88%) Java
5 100 (5.11%) C++
6 74 (3.78%) Python
7 72 (3.68%) PHP
8 46 (2.35%) Perl
8 46 (2.35%) C
9 32 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 32 (1.64%) VB
10 27 (1.38%) Shell Script
11 21 (1.07%) VBA
12 20 (1.02%) VB6
13 17 (0.87%) VB.NET
13 17 (0.87%) ABAP
14 9 (0.46%) Ruby
15 8 (0.41%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.36%) VC++
16 7 (0.36%) Ada
Qualifications
1 261 (13.34%) Degree
2 117 (5.98%) PMI Certification
3 108 (5.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 86 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 81 (4.14%) PMP
6 68 (3.47%) ISEB
7 62 (3.17%) Security Cleared
8 41 (2.10%) SC Cleared
8 41 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (1.48%) MCSE
10 29 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (1.48%) ISTQB
11 26 (1.33%) CCNA
12 23 (1.18%) CISSP
12 23 (1.18%) CCNP
13 22 (1.12%) CISM
14 19 (0.97%) CISA
15 18 (0.92%) CCA
16 17 (0.87%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (6.90%) QA
2 35 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 27 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (1.02%) SLA
6 19 (0.97%) ISO 8583
7 10 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.20%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.10%) DO-254
10 2 (0.10%) P3O
10 2 (0.10%) TickIT
11 1 (0.051%) GCP
11 1 (0.051%) GAAP
11 1 (0.051%) FATCA
System Software
1 61 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.66%) vSphere
4 12 (0.61%) XenApp
5 9 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.26%) HDFS
9 3 (0.15%) vCloud
9 3 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.15%) Snort
10 2 (0.10%) Squid
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.10%) Firmware
10 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.10%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.10%) Corosync
10 2 (0.10%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 31 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.72%) SCCM
3 13 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.31%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.26%) Oozie
7 4 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.20%) Ansible
8 3 (0.15%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.15%) Cacti
9 2 (0.10%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.10%) WSUS
9 2 (0.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.10%) SCOM
9 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.051%) OpenView
10 1 (0.051%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.051%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 348 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 118 (6.03%) Oracle
3 86 (4.39%) Cisco
4 85 (4.34%) SAP
5 71 (3.63%) Citrix
6 56 (2.86%) VMware
7 52 (2.66%) HP
8 44 (2.25%) IBM
9 33 (1.69%) CheckPoint
10 30 (1.53%) Juniper
11 21 (1.07%) F5
12 20 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 19 (0.97%) Websense
13 19 (0.97%) Zend
14 17 (0.87%) Cognizant
15 15 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.77%) Teradata
16 14 (0.72%) Google
17 13 (0.66%) Wyse
17 13 (0.66%) Sun
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, Vouchers, Ins
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scope AT Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31805.72 - £35781.44 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Zebra People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £50k dep. on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago