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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 281 302 257
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -45
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1150 1090 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.93% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.12% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 880 731 862
Average salary £49,500 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%

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
93168 97426 88156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.87% 82.77% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76231 78605 72151
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015 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 28 July 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
(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 +7 996 £49,000 -2.00% 117
London +3 334 £60,000 +9.09% 35
South East +33 244 £47,500 - 28
West Midlands -6 86 £45,500 +1.11% 12
East of England -24 79 £47,500 -4.04% 13
Yorkshire +21 78 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Surrey +13 72 £46,000 -8.00% 4
City of London -36 72 £62,500 +4.16% 7
North West +25 68 £41,000 -13.68% 11
Scotland +42 62 £48,730 +8.28% 11
Berkshire -10 59 £57,500 +35.29% 4
East Midlands +11 53 £47,500 +11.76% 4
West Yorkshire +30 50 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Hampshire +19 45 £42,000 -23.98% 11
South West -17 43 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Manchester +20 34 £42,500 -21.29% 7
Leeds +16 32 £42,500 -6.59% 3
Coventry 0 30 £49,500 +15.11% 1
Glasgow +32 28 £48,730 -11.40% 1
Birmingham 0 24 £62,500 +51.51% 4
Reading -1 24 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Leicestershire +29 23 £50,000 +51.51% 1
Bristol -16 23 £47,500 +58.33% 1
West Sussex +13 22 £47,500 +21.01% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 22 £52,500 +22.09% 2
Suffolk +10 19 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Leicester +27 18 £50,000 -21.56% 1
Hertfordshire -20 18 £57,500 +12.74% 4
North Yorkshire +4 17 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Lancashire - 17 £37,500 - 1

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 1062 (48.21%) Project Management
2 743 (33.73%) Finance
3 562 (25.51%) Microsoft
4 559 (25.37%) PRINCE2
5 533 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
6 465 (21.11%) MS Excel
7 396 (17.98%) Degree
8 328 (14.89%) Windows
9 300 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 281 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
11 270 (12.26%) Change Management
12 263 (11.94%) MS Project
13 217 (9.85%) SQL Server
14 208 (9.44%) ITIL
15 203 (9.21%) Risk Management
16 200 (9.08%) SQL
17 187 (8.49%) Oracle
18 183 (8.31%) MS Office
19 178 (8.08%) Marketing
20 177 (8.03%) .NET
21 176 (7.99%) Retail
21 176 (7.99%) SDLC
22 170 (7.72%) C#
23 167 (7.58%) Scrum
24 164 (7.44%) VMware
25 158 (7.17%) QA
26 152 (6.90%) Java
27 147 (6.67%) PMI Certification
28 145 (6.58%) Linux
29 141 (6.40%) Change Control

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
1 126 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 93 (4.22%) MS Exchange
3 42 (1.91%) IIS
4 41 (1.86%) CMS
5 36 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 30 (1.36%) Lync
8 23 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
10 16 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (0.73%) Apache
10 16 (0.73%) WorkSite
11 13 (0.59%) CICS
12 12 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.45%) MQSeries
14 10 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 465 (21.11%) MS Excel
2 263 (11.94%) MS Project
3 183 (8.31%) MS Office
4 104 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 74 (3.36%) MS Visio
6 22 (1.00%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (0.27%) Maya
10 6 (0.27%) 3ds Max
10 6 (0.27%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.23%) Mingle
12 4 (0.18%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 60 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 8 (0.36%) Primavera
5 8 (0.36%) Magento
6 7 (0.32%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.32%) SAP SD
6 7 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.27%) SAP MM
7 6 (0.27%) CA PPM
7 6 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
8 5 (0.23%) Finacle
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.18%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.13%) SaaS
2 26 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (0.77%) PaaS
3 17 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.73%) Office 365
5 13 (0.59%) Dropbox
6 7 (0.32%) Basecamp
7 6 (0.27%) Google Drive
7 6 (0.27%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.18%) IaaS
8 4 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
9 3 (0.14%) Yammer
10 2 (0.091%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.045%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.045%) Joyent
11 1 (0.045%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 99 (4.49%) Firewall
2 95 (4.31%) LAN
3 93 (4.22%) DNS
4 89 (4.04%) WAN
5 74 (3.36%) TCP/IP
6 69 (3.13%) DHCP
7 50 (2.27%) SAN
8 48 (2.18%) VoIP
9 40 (1.82%) Internet
10 36 (1.63%) VPN
11 26 (1.18%) Wireless
11 26 (1.18%) MPLS
12 24 (1.09%) HTTP
13 23 (1.04%) NAS
14 22 (1.00%) OSPF
14 22 (1.00%) BGP
15 21 (0.95%) VLAN
15 21 (0.95%) Ethernet
16 20 (0.91%) SMTP
16 20 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 60 (2.72%) Oracle Database
3 51 (2.32%) MySQL
4 34 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 32 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 28 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (1.00%) Hadoop
9 20 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 18 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (0.73%) Big Data
11 16 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (0.64%) IDOL
14 12 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
15 11 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (0.50%) DB2
16 9 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 31 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 31 (1.41%) JIRA
3 29 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (0.68%) InstallShield
6 12 (0.54%) Selenium
7 11 (0.50%) Subversion
8 10 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (0.45%) LoadRunner
8 10 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.41%) Maven
10 8 (0.36%) JUnit
10 8 (0.36%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.32%) Xcode
11 7 (0.32%) Grunt
12 6 (0.27%) PHPUnit
12 6 (0.27%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.23%) Ant
13 5 (0.23%) HP UFT
General
1 743 (33.73%) Finance
2 178 (8.08%) Marketing
3 176 (7.99%) Retail
4 124 (5.63%) Banking
5 122 (5.54%) Telecoms
6 73 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 72 (3.27%) Legal
8 38 (1.72%) Games
9 34 (1.54%) Advertising
9 34 (1.54%) Back Office
10 33 (1.50%) Billing
11 31 (1.41%) Electronics
12 29 (1.32%) Law
13 23 (1.04%) Publishing
14 19 (0.86%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.82%) Investment Banking
16 13 (0.59%) Front Office
16 13 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.41%) French Language
17 9 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 853 (38.72%) Project Manager
2 265 (12.03%) Analyst
3 165 (7.49%) Consultant
4 150 (6.81%) Developer
5 132 (5.99%) Senior Manager
6 107 (4.86%) Senior Project Manager
7 93 (4.22%) Business Analyst
8 91 (4.13%) IT Project Manager
9 82 (3.72%) Architect
10 79 (3.59%) Agile Project Manager
11 64 (2.91%) Coordinator
12 59 (2.68%) SAP Manager
13 57 (2.59%) Junior
13 57 (2.59%) SAP Project Manager
14 51 (2.32%) Programme Manager
15 50 (2.27%) PMO Analyst
16 46 (2.09%) Project Coordinator
17 43 (1.95%) Infrastructure Manager
18 40 (1.82%) Team Leader
18 40 (1.82%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (8.03%) .NET
2 122 (5.54%) HTML
3 106 (4.81%) Web Services
4 93 (4.22%) CSS
5 76 (3.45%) XML
6 66 (3.00%) ASP.NET
7 49 (2.22%) jQuery
8 42 (1.91%) WCF
8 42 (1.91%) HTML5
9 37 (1.68%) .NET Framework
10 35 (1.59%) Spring
11 33 (1.50%) REST
12 31 (1.41%) J2EE
12 31 (1.41%) SOAP
12 31 (1.41%) LAMP
13 29 (1.32%) JSON
14 27 (1.23%) Middleware
15 26 (1.18%) CGI
16 25 (1.13%) CSS3
17 22 (1.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 281 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 115 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 112 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
5 75 (3.40%) PMI
6 60 (2.72%) User Experience
7 43 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 35 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 32 (1.45%) Blackberry
10 23 (1.04%) Clustering
11 22 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.00%) N-Tier
12 21 (0.95%) Statistics
12 21 (0.95%) Digital Media
13 20 (0.91%) Mainframe
13 20 (0.91%) Mathematics
13 20 (0.91%) FMCG
14 19 (0.86%) Social Media
15 18 (0.82%) Online Games
16 17 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 328 (14.89%) Windows
2 145 (6.58%) Linux
3 78 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (2.91%) Windows 7
5 63 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (2.32%) UNIX
7 47 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (1.54%) Windows XP
10 26 (1.18%) Windows 8
11 24 (1.09%) Solaris
12 23 (1.04%) Android
13 18 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
15 13 (0.59%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.45%) zOS
16 10 (0.45%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.41%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1062 (48.21%) Project Management
2 559 (25.37%) PRINCE2
3 533 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
4 300 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 270 (12.26%) Change Management
6 208 (9.44%) ITIL
7 203 (9.21%) Risk Management
8 176 (7.99%) SDLC
9 167 (7.58%) Scrum
10 141 (6.40%) Change Control
11 140 (6.35%) Programme Management
12 125 (5.67%) CRM
13 115 (5.22%) Migration
14 111 (5.04%) Mentoring
15 109 (4.95%) Business Analysis
16 108 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
17 107 (4.86%) Resource Management
18 106 (4.81%) Waterfall
19 103 (4.68%) Time Management
20 101 (4.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 200 (9.08%) SQL
2 170 (7.72%) C#
3 152 (6.90%) Java
4 140 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 90 (4.09%) C++
6 70 (3.18%) C
7 69 (3.13%) PHP
8 63 (2.86%) Python
9 37 (1.68%) Perl
10 34 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 32 (1.45%) VB
12 28 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 26 (1.18%) Ruby
14 24 (1.09%) Shell Script
15 21 (0.95%) T-SQL
16 17 (0.77%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.50%) VBScript
18 10 (0.45%) Assembly Language
18 10 (0.45%) JCL
18 10 (0.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 396 (17.98%) Degree
2 147 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 112 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 110 (4.99%) PMP
5 79 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (3.13%) ISEB
7 64 (2.91%) Security Cleared
8 57 (2.59%) MCSE
8 57 (2.59%) MCP
9 53 (2.41%) MCITP
10 48 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 48 (2.18%) SC Cleared
11 38 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (1.68%) ISTQB
13 35 (1.59%) APMP
14 30 (1.36%) CCNA
15 22 (1.00%) CCNP
16 20 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (0.86%) A+ Certification
18 18 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (7.17%) QA
2 25 (1.13%) COBIT
3 18 (0.82%) SLA
4 12 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.36%) PMBOK
6 8 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.32%) P3O
8 6 (0.27%) TickIT
9 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.091%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.091%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.091%) EMIR
11 2 (0.091%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.091%) GxP
12 1 (0.045%) MiFID
System Software
1 140 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (5.72%) Active Directory
3 59 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 33 (1.50%) XenApp
6 29 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 28 (1.27%) vSphere
8 21 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 20 (0.91%) vCloud
10 16 (0.73%) KVM
11 15 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 15 (0.68%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
13 7 (0.32%) HDFS
13 7 (0.32%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.23%) Docker
15 4 (0.18%) Xen
15 4 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 55 (2.50%) SCCM
2 23 (1.04%) Puppet
3 20 (0.91%) Backup Exec
4 16 (0.73%) Graphite
4 16 (0.73%) WSUS
5 15 (0.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 15 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.45%) SCOM
7 8 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.32%) Nagios
8 7 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.23%) Cacti
9 5 (0.23%) Ansible
10 4 (0.18%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.18%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 4 (0.18%) Salt
10 4 (0.18%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 562 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 187 (8.49%) Oracle
3 164 (7.44%) VMware
4 133 (6.04%) SAP
5 105 (4.77%) Cisco
6 100 (4.54%) HP
7 92 (4.18%) Citrix
8 56 (2.54%) CheckPoint
9 55 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 44 (2.00%) Juniper
11 36 (1.63%) IBM
12 28 (1.27%) Google
12 28 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (1.00%) Symantec
14 19 (0.86%) F5
15 16 (0.73%) EMC
15 16 (0.73%) Veritas
16 13 (0.59%) Planview
17 12 (0.54%) Informatica
18 11 (0.50%) Cognos
Scotland
FanDuel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: £dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: £dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Perth & Kinross
SSE
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Perth & Kinross
SSE
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Selkirk, Selkirkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £29905 - £44228 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: please contact for details
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago