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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 287 287 270
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1124 1089 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.95% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.15% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 896 778 811
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.64%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 -7 985 £50,000 - 123
London -20 346 £60,000 +9.09% 47
South East +18 238 £46,500 -7.00% 29
East of England -19 84 £48,500 -2.51% 12
Yorkshire +22 71 £42,000 -1.17% 2
North West +16 71 £37,500 -16.66% 14
West Midlands +6 71 £47,250 +5.00% 9
Hampshire +35 69 £45,000 -14.28% 8
Surrey +9 59 £45,000 -5.26% 2
City of London -26 58 £65,000 +8.33% 11
Scotland +27 51 £50,000 -14.89% 5
East Midlands +11 51 £47,500 +16.25% 2
Berkshire 0 50 £55,000 - 5
Manchester +19 42 £43,750 -16.66% 8
West Yorkshire +3 42 £42,500 - 1
South West -22 38 £42,500 +30.76% 7
Hertfordshire -12 30 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Leeds +13 28 £42,500 -7.60% 1
Birmingham +21 25 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Oxfordshire +13 25 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 25 £50,000 +16.95% 2
Coventry -1 23 £49,500 +15.11% 2
Leicestershire +17 20 £50,000 +53.84%
Cheshire +8 19 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Wales +8 19 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Reading -8 19 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Leicester +22 18 £50,000 -6.97%
Glasgow +20 18 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Cambridge +13 18 £48,750 +7.73% 1
North Yorkshire +8 18 £39,500 +58.00%

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1053 (47.97%) Project Management
2 755 (34.40%) Finance
3 571 (26.01%) PRINCE2
4 535 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
5 530 (24.15%) Microsoft
6 446 (20.32%) MS Excel
7 391 (17.81%) Degree
8 299 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 296 (13.49%) Windows
10 287 (13.08%) Change Management
11 281 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
12 248 (11.30%) MS Project
13 218 (9.93%) SQL Server
14 214 (9.75%) Risk Management
15 197 (8.97%) SQL
15 197 (8.97%) ITIL
16 196 (8.93%) Oracle
17 177 (8.06%) SDLC
18 176 (8.02%) Retail
19 174 (7.93%) Marketing
20 173 (7.88%) .NET
21 165 (7.52%) C#
22 164 (7.47%) MS Office
23 161 (7.33%) Scrum
24 158 (7.20%) Programme Management
25 156 (7.11%) PMI Certification
26 146 (6.65%) Linux
27 142 (6.47%) VMware
27 142 (6.47%) QA
28 141 (6.42%) Java

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 107 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 80 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 49 (2.23%) CMS
4 44 (2.00%) IIS
5 30 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 22 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (0.91%) Lync
9 18 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (0.77%) Apache
11 15 (0.68%) WorkSite
11 15 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (0.64%) WordPress
13 13 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (0.46%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.46%) CICS
16 9 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 446 (20.32%) MS Excel
2 248 (11.30%) MS Project
3 164 (7.47%) MS Office
4 99 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 61 (2.78%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.23%) Maya
10 5 (0.23%) 3ds Max
10 5 (0.23%) Mingle
11 4 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.14%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 58 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.50%) Magento
5 10 (0.46%) Primavera
6 9 (0.41%) FLEXCUBE
7 8 (0.36%) SAP FI
7 8 (0.36%) Finacle
8 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.32%) SAP SD
8 7 (0.32%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.27%) Temenos T24
9 6 (0.27%) CA PPM
10 5 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.23%) SAP MM
11 4 (0.18%) Workday HCM
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
12 3 (0.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 55 (2.51%) SaaS
2 29 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (0.87%) Office 365
4 15 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.59%) PaaS
6 12 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.41%) Dropbox
8 7 (0.32%) Basecamp
9 6 (0.27%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
10 4 (0.18%) IaaS
10 4 (0.18%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.14%) Joyent
11 3 (0.14%) Yammer
11 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.091%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.24%) Firewall
2 84 (3.83%) DNS
3 81 (3.69%) LAN
4 74 (3.37%) WAN
5 61 (2.78%) DHCP
6 58 (2.64%) TCP/IP
7 45 (2.05%) SAN
8 40 (1.82%) VoIP
9 38 (1.73%) VPN
10 36 (1.64%) Internet
11 32 (1.46%) Wireless
12 25 (1.14%) VLAN
13 24 (1.09%) MPLS
14 17 (0.77%) Ethernet
14 17 (0.77%) HTTP
15 16 (0.73%) NAS
16 15 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (0.64%) SMTP
18 12 (0.55%) OSPF
18 12 (0.55%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 56 (2.55%) MySQL
3 54 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 46 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 31 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 28 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 20 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 20 (0.91%) Big Data
9 16 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (0.64%) IDOL
12 13 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (0.46%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.41%) DB2
15 9 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (2.10%) Git (software)
2 35 (1.59%) JIRA
3 29 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 17 (0.77%) Subversion
6 16 (0.73%) TeamCity
7 13 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (0.59%) InstallShield
7 13 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (0.50%) Grunt
9 10 (0.46%) Selenium
10 9 (0.41%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.36%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.32%) Maven
12 7 (0.32%) Xcode
13 6 (0.27%) JUnit
13 6 (0.27%) PHPUnit
14 5 (0.23%) RubyGems
15 4 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
15 4 (0.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 755 (34.40%) Finance
2 176 (8.02%) Retail
3 174 (7.93%) Marketing
4 131 (5.97%) Banking
5 111 (5.06%) Telecoms
6 83 (3.78%) Manufacturing
7 62 (2.82%) Legal
8 36 (1.64%) Advertising
9 35 (1.59%) Billing
10 34 (1.55%) Games
11 33 (1.50%) Back Office
12 29 (1.32%) Law
13 25 (1.14%) Electronics
13 25 (1.14%) Retail Banking
14 20 (0.91%) Front Office
15 19 (0.87%) Publishing
15 19 (0.87%) Investment Banking
16 13 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.55%) Automotive
18 9 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 863 (39.32%) Project Manager
2 274 (12.48%) Analyst
3 156 (7.11%) Developer
4 153 (6.97%) Consultant
5 124 (5.65%) Senior Manager
6 100 (4.56%) Business Analyst
6 100 (4.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 98 (4.46%) IT Project Manager
8 86 (3.92%) Architect
9 83 (3.78%) Agile Project Manager
10 65 (2.96%) SAP Manager
11 61 (2.78%) SAP Project Manager
12 59 (2.69%) Coordinator
13 55 (2.51%) Junior
14 51 (2.32%) Programme Manager
15 49 (2.23%) PMO Analyst
16 46 (2.10%) Infrastructure Manager
17 39 (1.78%) Development Manager
18 38 (1.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 38 (1.73%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (7.88%) .NET
2 115 (5.24%) HTML
3 94 (4.28%) Web Services
4 92 (4.19%) CSS
5 84 (3.83%) XML
6 68 (3.10%) ASP.NET
7 51 (2.32%) jQuery
8 43 (1.96%) WCF
9 39 (1.78%) HTML5
10 36 (1.64%) REST
10 36 (1.64%) JSON
11 30 (1.37%) .NET Framework
12 29 (1.32%) Spring
13 27 (1.23%) CSS3
14 26 (1.18%) Middleware
14 26 (1.18%) SOAP
15 24 (1.09%) J2EE
15 24 (1.09%) LAMP
16 20 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
17 19 (0.87%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 281 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
3 104 (4.74%) Data Centre
4 103 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 79 (3.60%) PMI
6 66 (3.01%) User Experience
7 36 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 31 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.14%) Blackberry
10 20 (0.91%) FMCG
11 19 (0.87%) Mathematics
11 19 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 19 (0.87%) Clustering
12 18 (0.82%) N-Tier
13 17 (0.77%) EPoS
13 17 (0.77%) Mainframe
13 17 (0.77%) Social Media
14 16 (0.73%) Online Games
14 16 (0.73%) Statistics
15 12 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 296 (13.49%) Windows
2 146 (6.65%) Linux
3 54 (2.46%) UNIX
4 47 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 38 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (1.28%) Windows XP
10 24 (1.09%) Solaris
11 19 (0.87%) Mac OS X
12 14 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.64%) Android
13 12 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.41%) zOS
16 8 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
18 3 (0.14%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1053 (47.97%) Project Management
2 571 (26.01%) PRINCE2
3 535 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
4 299 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 287 (13.08%) Change Management
6 214 (9.75%) Risk Management
7 197 (8.97%) ITIL
8 177 (8.06%) SDLC
9 161 (7.33%) Scrum
10 158 (7.20%) Programme Management
11 127 (5.79%) Change Control
12 121 (5.51%) Mentoring
13 120 (5.47%) CRM
14 114 (5.19%) Migration
15 108 (4.92%) Waterfall
16 107 (4.87%) User Acceptance Testing
17 105 (4.78%) Business Analysis
18 97 (4.42%) Supplier Management
19 96 (4.37%) Resource Management
20 95 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 197 (8.97%) SQL
2 165 (7.52%) C#
3 141 (6.42%) Java
4 125 (5.69%) JavaScript
5 90 (4.10%) C++
6 69 (3.14%) C
7 68 (3.10%) PHP
8 54 (2.46%) Python
9 38 (1.73%) Perl
10 29 (1.32%) Ruby
11 26 (1.18%) VB
11 26 (1.18%) VB.NET
12 25 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 20 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.77%) PowerShell
16 13 (0.59%) VBA
17 11 (0.50%) VBScript
18 9 (0.41%) COBOL
18 9 (0.41%) JCL
Qualifications
1 391 (17.81%) Degree
2 156 (7.11%) PMI Certification
3 115 (5.24%) PMP
4 106 (4.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 71 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 69 (3.14%) ISEB
7 59 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 55 (2.51%) SC Cleared
9 39 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 38 (1.73%) APMP
10 38 (1.73%) MCP
11 37 (1.69%) MCITP
12 36 (1.64%) ISTQB
12 36 (1.64%) MCSE
12 36 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (1.23%) CCNA
14 22 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.82%) CISSP
16 17 (0.77%) CCNP
17 16 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (6.47%) QA
2 19 (0.87%) COBIT
2 19 (0.87%) SLA
3 14 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.41%) P3O
5 9 (0.41%) PMBOK
6 6 (0.27%) TickIT
7 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.091%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.046%) MiFID
9 1 (0.046%) EMIR
9 1 (0.046%) AIFMD
System Software
1 129 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (4.51%) Active Directory
3 50 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 32 (1.46%) XenApp
5 28 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 25 (1.14%) vSphere
7 24 (1.09%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 16 (0.73%) vCloud
9 14 (0.64%) KVM
10 12 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 12 (0.55%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.41%) Time Sharing Option
12 7 (0.32%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.32%) Docker
12 7 (0.32%) HDFS
13 6 (0.27%) Xen
14 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.18%) XenServer
14 4 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 35 (1.59%) SCCM
2 20 (0.91%) Puppet
3 15 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 14 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.64%) Graphite
5 12 (0.55%) WSUS
5 12 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 11 (0.50%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.36%) Cacti
7 8 (0.36%) Nagios
8 6 (0.27%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.27%) Ansible
8 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.23%) SCOM
10 4 (0.18%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.18%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.18%) Salt
10 4 (0.18%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.14%) Oozie
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 530 (24.15%) Microsoft
2 196 (8.93%) Oracle
3 142 (6.47%) VMware
4 135 (6.15%) SAP
5 93 (4.24%) Cisco
6 80 (3.64%) HP
7 79 (3.60%) Citrix
8 66 (3.01%) CheckPoint
9 45 (2.05%) Juniper
10 41 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 32 (1.46%) IBM
12 22 (1.00%) Google
13 20 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.77%) Symantec
14 17 (0.77%) F5
15 16 (0.73%) EMC
16 14 (0.64%) Informatica
17 12 (0.55%) Veritas
17 12 (0.55%) Planview
18 11 (0.50%) Hitachi
North London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package plus bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Care Quality Commission
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £80k plus car allowance and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £75k plus attractive benefits,
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £80k plus car allowance and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago