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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 292 301 248
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -53
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1058 1079 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.92% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.12% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 811 763 884
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +18 944 £47,500 -5.00% 132
London +20 331 £56,510 -5.81% 35
South East +18 234 £47,500 +5.55% 30
East of England -3 95 £47,500 - 16
City of London +17 87 £54,500 -0.90% 9
Surrey +44 83 £40,000 -20.00% 8
North West +25 77 £42,500 +7.59% 14
West Midlands -5 72 £50,000 -7.40% 7
Yorkshire +6 60 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Berkshire +3 58 £55,000 +22.22% 10
South West +14 54 £47,500 +5.55% 12
West Yorkshire +26 48 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Scotland +17 47 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Manchester +19 34 £44,000 +17.33% 6
Birmingham -1 33 £53,750 +53.57% 2
Reading +3 30 £65,000 +30.00% 5
East Midlands -21 30 £50,000 -2.39% 6
Hampshire -13 27 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Suffolk +25 26 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Bristol +13 26 £47,500 +13.34% 5
Glasgow +20 25 £48,730 +1.51% 1
Woking +31 22 £22,500 -65.38%
West Sussex +12 22 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Hertfordshire -18 22 £40,000 -13.97% 5
Leeds -4 21 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 20 £52,500 +3.96% 3
Essex +9 19 £40,500 -27.02% 2
Lancashire +5 19 £45,250 +6.47% 3
Guildford +22 16 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Edinburgh +16 16 £45,000 - 4

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 936 (47.73%) Project Management
2 655 (33.40%) Finance
3 498 (25.40%) Microsoft
4 481 (24.53%) PRINCE2
5 480 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
6 419 (21.37%) MS Excel
7 350 (17.85%) Degree
8 304 (15.50%) Windows
9 291 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
10 279 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 241 (12.29%) MS Project
12 229 (11.68%) Change Management
13 182 (9.28%) SQL Server
14 176 (8.98%) MS Office
15 168 (8.57%) SQL
16 163 (8.31%) Marketing
16 163 (8.31%) Change Control
17 160 (8.16%) QA
17 160 (8.16%) Risk Management
18 158 (8.06%) ITIL
19 154 (7.85%) Scrum
20 152 (7.75%) .NET
21 148 (7.55%) JavaScript
22 144 (7.34%) C#
22 144 (7.34%) Programme Management
23 140 (7.14%) Retail
24 138 (7.04%) Oracle
25 128 (6.53%) Java
26 126 (6.43%) HTML
26 126 (6.43%) VMware

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 109 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 94 (4.79%) MS Exchange
3 43 (2.19%) CMS
4 36 (1.84%) Lync
5 34 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (1.22%) IIS
8 21 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (1.02%) CICS
10 17 (0.87%) Node.js
11 16 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (0.76%) WordPress
12 15 (0.76%) MQSeries
13 13 (0.66%) WorkSite
14 12 (0.61%) Documentum
14 12 (0.61%) FileNet
15 11 (0.56%) WebLogic
16 10 (0.51%) SAS
16 10 (0.51%) Apache
16 10 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 419 (21.37%) MS Excel
2 241 (12.29%) MS Project
3 176 (8.98%) MS Office
4 99 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 70 (3.57%) MS Visio
6 24 (1.22%) Photoshop
7 21 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.36%) Open Workbench
9 6 (0.31%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.31%) Maya
9 6 (0.31%) 3ds Max
10 5 (0.25%) Mingle
10 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.051%) Revit
13 1 (0.051%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 35 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.07%) Primavera
3 19 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.51%) FLEXCUBE
6 9 (0.46%) Finacle
6 9 (0.46%) CA PPM
7 8 (0.41%) Magento
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.25%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.20%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.15%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.15%) RMDS
11 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.15%) SAP SD
12 2 (0.10%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.09%) SaaS
2 27 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
2 27 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.66%) Office 365
4 13 (0.66%) Dropbox
5 10 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.36%) Basecamp
6 7 (0.36%) PaaS
7 6 (0.31%) Google Drive
8 5 (0.25%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.15%) Yammer
11 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.051%) GitHub
12 1 (0.051%) Joyent
12 1 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.051%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.74%) LAN
2 90 (4.59%) DNS
3 85 (4.33%) WAN
4 78 (3.98%) TCP/IP
5 76 (3.88%) Firewall
6 67 (3.42%) DHCP
7 50 (2.55%) VoIP
8 48 (2.45%) SAN
9 36 (1.84%) Internet
10 26 (1.33%) SSL
10 26 (1.33%) VPN
11 23 (1.17%) NAS
11 23 (1.17%) BGP
11 23 (1.17%) OSPF
12 21 (1.07%) Wireless
12 21 (1.07%) Ethernet
12 21 (1.07%) FTP
12 21 (1.07%) HTTP
12 21 (1.07%) MPLS
13 20 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 36 (1.84%) MySQL
3 32 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 28 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (0.71%) Big Data
11 13 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.56%) Redis
12 11 (0.56%) IDOL
13 10 (0.51%) DB2
14 9 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.46%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.41%) SAP BW
15 8 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (2.14%) JIRA
2 32 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.33%) Visual Studio
4 23 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (1.07%) InstallShield
6 16 (0.82%) Subversion
7 13 (0.66%) PHPUnit
8 10 (0.51%) JUnit
8 10 (0.51%) LoadRunner
8 10 (0.51%) Maven
9 9 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.41%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.36%) Behat
11 7 (0.36%) Selenium
12 6 (0.31%) Xcode
13 5 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (0.25%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.25%) ReSharper
General
1 655 (33.40%) Finance
2 163 (8.31%) Marketing
3 140 (7.14%) Retail
4 118 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 113 (5.76%) Banking
6 67 (3.42%) Legal
7 50 (2.55%) Games
8 42 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.22%) Electronics
9 24 (1.22%) Advertising
9 24 (1.22%) Billing
10 23 (1.17%) Law
11 22 (1.12%) Back Office
12 21 (1.07%) Publishing
13 12 (0.61%) German Language
13 12 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.56%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.46%) Dutch Language
16 7 (0.36%) Music Industry
16 7 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 744 (37.94%) Project Manager
2 231 (11.78%) Analyst
3 150 (7.65%) Developer
4 135 (6.88%) Consultant
5 95 (4.84%) Senior Manager
6 91 (4.64%) IT Project Manager
7 86 (4.39%) Senior Project Manager
8 81 (4.13%) Agile Project Manager
9 76 (3.88%) Architect
10 57 (2.91%) Business Analyst
11 56 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
12 53 (2.70%) Coordinator
13 49 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
13 49 (2.50%) Technical Manager
14 47 (2.40%) Programme Manager
15 44 (2.24%) Junior
16 43 (2.19%) Project Planner
16 43 (2.19%) Support Analyst
17 42 (2.14%) Project Coordinator
18 41 (2.09%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (7.75%) .NET
2 126 (6.43%) HTML
3 106 (5.41%) CSS
4 104 (5.30%) Web Services
5 81 (4.13%) XML
6 53 (2.70%) jQuery
7 52 (2.65%) HTML5
8 50 (2.55%) ASP.NET
9 41 (2.09%) CSS3
10 33 (1.68%) .NET Framework
11 32 (1.63%) WCF
12 30 (1.53%) J2EE
13 27 (1.38%) SOAP
13 27 (1.38%) JSON
14 26 (1.33%) LAMP
15 22 (1.12%) REST
16 21 (1.07%) Spring
17 19 (0.97%) WSH
18 18 (0.92%) CGI
19 15 (0.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 291 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 102 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 68 (3.47%) PMI
5 46 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 45 (2.29%) User Experience
7 42 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 37 (1.89%) Blackberry
9 24 (1.22%) Mainframe
9 24 (1.22%) Statistics
10 23 (1.17%) Digital Media
10 23 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.12%) Clustering
12 19 (0.97%) N-Tier
13 18 (0.92%) FMCG
13 18 (0.92%) Online Games
13 18 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 18 (0.92%) Social Media
14 17 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
15 16 (0.82%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 304 (15.50%) Windows
2 122 (6.22%) Linux
3 82 (4.18%) Windows 7
4 79 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (3.01%) UNIX
7 49 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (1.78%) Windows XP
10 28 (1.43%) Solaris
11 24 (1.22%) Windows 8
12 20 (1.02%) Android
13 19 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.82%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.66%) CentOS
16 11 (0.56%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.41%) zOS
18 7 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.36%) Fedora
19 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (47.73%) Project Management
2 481 (24.53%) PRINCE2
3 480 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
4 279 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 229 (11.68%) Change Management
6 163 (8.31%) Change Control
7 160 (8.16%) Risk Management
8 158 (8.06%) ITIL
9 154 (7.85%) Scrum
10 144 (7.34%) Programme Management
11 124 (6.32%) Resource Management
12 117 (5.97%) Time Management
13 110 (5.61%) E-Commerce
14 108 (5.51%) Migration
15 104 (5.30%) Waterfall
16 103 (5.25%) Mentoring
17 88 (4.49%) Supplier Management
18 85 (4.33%) PRINCE
18 85 (4.33%) Business Analysis
18 85 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (8.57%) SQL
2 148 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 144 (7.34%) C#
4 128 (6.53%) Java
5 84 (4.28%) C++
6 80 (4.08%) Python
7 63 (3.21%) PHP
8 55 (2.80%) C
9 40 (2.04%) PowerShell
10 36 (1.84%) Perl
11 30 (1.53%) VB
12 22 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 21 (1.07%) Shell Script
14 17 (0.87%) Ruby
15 14 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.46%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.41%) VBScript
17 8 (0.41%) COBOL
17 8 (0.41%) JCL
17 8 (0.41%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 350 (17.85%) Degree
2 116 (5.92%) PMI Certification
3 109 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 90 (4.59%) PMP
5 72 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (3.26%) ISEB
7 60 (3.06%) MCP
8 55 (2.80%) MCSE
9 54 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 45 (2.29%) MCITP
11 42 (2.14%) ISTQB
12 39 (1.99%) Security Cleared
13 35 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
14 29 (1.48%) CCNA
15 27 (1.38%) A+ Certification
16 26 (1.33%) SC Cleared
17 23 (1.17%) APMP
18 20 (1.02%) CCNP
19 15 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 14 (0.71%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (8.16%) QA
2 22 (1.12%) COBIT
3 16 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.66%) SLA
5 9 (0.46%) P3O
6 7 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.20%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.10%) GxP
8 2 (0.10%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.10%) EMIR
8 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.051%) CDISC
System Software
1 125 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 106 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 38 (1.94%) VMware ESX
5 37 (1.89%) XenApp
6 35 (1.78%) XenDesktop
7 28 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 21 (1.07%) vSphere
9 14 (0.71%) vCloud
10 13 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 13 (0.66%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.36%) KVM
12 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.25%) Snort
14 4 (0.20%) XenServer
14 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.15%) UAG
15 3 (0.15%) Varnish
15 3 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 58 (2.96%) SCCM
2 19 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (0.82%) Backup Exec
4 13 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 12 (0.61%) WSUS
6 10 (0.51%) SCOM
7 9 (0.46%) Puppet
8 7 (0.36%) Graphite
9 6 (0.31%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 5 (0.25%) Cacti
11 4 (0.20%) OpenView
12 3 (0.15%) Oozie
12 3 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.15%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.10%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
14 1 (0.051%) McAfee ePO
14 1 (0.051%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 498 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 138 (7.04%) Oracle
3 126 (6.43%) VMware
4 108 (5.51%) HP
5 92 (4.69%) Citrix
6 89 (4.54%) SAP
7 83 (4.23%) Cisco
8 46 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 44 (2.24%) CheckPoint
10 37 (1.89%) Juniper
11 32 (1.63%) IBM
12 25 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (1.17%) Google
14 19 (0.97%) F5
15 18 (0.92%) Symantec
16 15 (0.76%) Veritas
17 14 (0.71%) Wyse
18 13 (0.66%) Pega
18 13 (0.66%) Cognos
19 12 (0.61%) Informatica
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AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + outstanding benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Cobham - AMS
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Momentum
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Suffolk
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Salary: Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £33k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Bens, Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hermes Europe and Hermes World
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus exceptional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Purple Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + CAR
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Salary: £60k to £90k plus competitive package
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