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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 314 291 261
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -30
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1037 1159 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.96% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.17% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 789 848 814
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
92422 99148 89123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.24% 82.05% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74819 79604 73112
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -3 954 £47,500 -1.04% 128
London -19 360 £56,250 -2.17% 32
South East +35 227 £45,000 +12.50% 35
City of London -10 108 £57,500 +4.54% 13
East of England +7 90 £45,000 -1.63% 12
Surrey +35 74 £40,000 -15.78% 8
North West +17 70 £41,000 +4.45% 15
Yorkshire -10 66 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Berkshire +16 65 £52,500 -4.54% 13
West Midlands -14 64 £50,000 +5.26% 5
South West +8 60 £47,500 +5.55% 18
West Yorkshire +14 56 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Scotland +10 46 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Leeds +1 35 £34,250 -2.14% 1
Manchester 0 34 £38,750 -1.89% 11
Reading +18 33 £80,000 +23.55% 5
Birmingham -7 31 £50,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -1 30 £46,250 -0.53%
Hampshire -26 28 £35,000 - 6
East Midlands -13 26 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Edinburgh +19 22 £46,250 +2.77% 3
Bristol +9 20 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Glasgow +20 19 £60,000 +25.00% 2
Coventry -6 19 £43,000 -28.33% 1
Guildford +24 18 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wiltshire +15 18 £40,000 -18.36% 3
Essex +11 18 £40,000 -25.92% 4
Woking +19 17 £22,500 -65.38%
Cheshire +8 17 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 17 £52,500 +10.52% 1

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 869 (46.70%) Project Management
2 588 (31.60%) Finance
3 474 (25.47%) PRINCE2
4 458 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
5 450 (24.18%) Microsoft
6 376 (20.20%) MS Excel
7 314 (16.87%) Degree
8 280 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 276 (14.83%) Windows
10 268 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
11 251 (13.49%) MS Project
12 210 (11.28%) Change Management
13 180 (9.67%) MS Office
14 175 (9.40%) Change Control
15 162 (8.70%) SQL
16 154 (8.28%) Risk Management
17 153 (8.22%) QA
18 151 (8.11%) JavaScript
19 150 (8.06%) ITIL
20 143 (7.68%) SQL Server
20 143 (7.68%) Retail
21 137 (7.36%) Scrum
22 134 (7.20%) Marketing
23 133 (7.15%) Resource Management
23 133 (7.15%) Time Management
24 132 (7.09%) Oracle
24 132 (7.09%) Java
25 130 (6.99%) Programme Management
26 128 (6.88%) Linux
27 127 (6.82%) HTML

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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
1 111 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 86 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 45 (2.42%) CMS
4 36 (1.93%) Lync
5 32 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (0.97%) Node.js
7 18 (0.97%) CICS
7 18 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (0.91%) WordPress
9 14 (0.75%) MS Project Server
9 14 (0.75%) MQSeries
10 13 (0.70%) Apache
10 13 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.70%) IIS
11 12 (0.64%) Documentum
11 12 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.64%) FileNet
12 10 (0.54%) SAS
12 10 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 376 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 251 (13.49%) MS Project
3 180 (9.67%) MS Office
4 96 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 80 (4.30%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.75%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.43%) Open Workbench
9 7 (0.38%) Mingle
9 7 (0.38%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.21%) Maya
10 4 (0.21%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.054%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.054%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.054%) Revit
12 1 (0.054%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 31 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.02%) Primavera
3 17 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.75%) FLEXCUBE
5 13 (0.70%) Finacle
6 10 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.48%) CA PPM
7 9 (0.48%) Temenos T24
8 7 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.38%) Changepoint
8 7 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.32%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.27%) Magento
11 4 (0.21%) Line 500
11 4 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.21%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.16%) RMDS
12 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.56%) SaaS
2 26 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.64%) Dropbox
6 9 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (0.43%) PaaS
8 7 (0.38%) Office 365
8 7 (0.38%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.27%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.21%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.054%) IaaS
12 1 (0.054%) GitHub
12 1 (0.054%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 86 (4.62%) DNS
2 78 (4.19%) LAN
3 76 (4.08%) Firewall
4 73 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 66 (3.55%) WAN
6 63 (3.39%) DHCP
7 50 (2.69%) SAN
8 47 (2.53%) VoIP
9 38 (2.04%) Internet
10 27 (1.45%) Wireless
10 27 (1.45%) OSPF
10 27 (1.45%) BGP
10 27 (1.45%) SSL
11 24 (1.29%) VPN
12 22 (1.18%) SMTP
12 22 (1.18%) NAS
13 21 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (1.13%) FTP
14 20 (1.07%) Ethernet
14 20 (1.07%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.67%) MySQL
3 30 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 28 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (0.81%) Big Data
8 14 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (0.59%) Redis
11 9 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.48%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.43%) DB2
12 8 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (1.99%) JIRA
2 33 (1.77%) InstallShield
3 24 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 20 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (0.70%) JUnit
6 13 (0.70%) Maven
7 10 (0.54%) LoadRunner
7 10 (0.54%) Subversion
8 9 (0.48%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.43%) Ant
9 8 (0.43%) PHPUnit
9 8 (0.43%) Behat
9 8 (0.43%) Jasmine
9 8 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.32%) Selenium
11 6 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.27%) ReSharper
General
1 588 (31.60%) Finance
2 143 (7.68%) Retail
3 134 (7.20%) Marketing
4 120 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 116 (6.23%) Banking
6 60 (3.22%) Legal
7 51 (2.74%) Games
8 39 (2.10%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.24%) Electronics
10 20 (1.07%) Publishing
11 19 (1.02%) Back Office
12 18 (0.97%) Law
13 17 (0.91%) Advertising
13 17 (0.91%) Billing
14 15 (0.81%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.54%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.43%) German Language
17 7 (0.38%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.32%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 692 (37.18%) Project Manager
2 235 (12.63%) Analyst
3 131 (7.04%) Developer
4 120 (6.45%) Consultant
5 91 (4.89%) Senior Manager
6 82 (4.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 81 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
8 78 (4.19%) Architect
9 77 (4.14%) Agile Project Manager
10 57 (3.06%) Business Analyst
11 55 (2.96%) PMO Analyst
12 51 (2.74%) Project Planner
13 47 (2.53%) Coordinator
14 45 (2.42%) Digital Project Manager
15 44 (2.36%) Team Leader
16 43 (2.31%) Technical Manager
16 43 (2.31%) Programme Manager
16 43 (2.31%) Technical Project Manager
17 42 (2.26%) Support Analyst
18 40 (2.15%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (6.82%) HTML
2 126 (6.77%) .NET
3 104 (5.59%) CSS
3 104 (5.59%) Web Services
4 96 (5.16%) XML
5 50 (2.69%) jQuery
6 48 (2.58%) HTML5
7 45 (2.42%) ASP.NET
8 40 (2.15%) .NET Framework
9 39 (2.10%) CSS3
10 32 (1.72%) J2EE
11 26 (1.40%) JSON
12 25 (1.34%) LAMP
13 23 (1.24%) Spring
13 23 (1.24%) SOAP
14 20 (1.07%) WCF
15 17 (0.91%) WSH
16 16 (0.86%) CGI
16 16 (0.86%) Velocity
17 15 (0.81%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 268 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 90 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 65 (3.49%) PMI
5 47 (2.53%) User Experience
6 43 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 33 (1.77%) Blackberry
8 32 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.24%) Statistics
10 20 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 18 (0.97%) Social Media
11 18 (0.97%) FMCG
11 18 (0.97%) Mainframe
12 17 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 17 (0.91%) Clustering
13 16 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 15 (0.81%) Mathematics
15 14 (0.75%) Online Games
16 13 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (0.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 276 (14.83%) Windows
2 128 (6.88%) Linux
3 74 (3.98%) Windows 7
4 71 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (3.65%) UNIX
6 61 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (2.10%) Solaris
9 38 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (1.45%) Android
10 27 (1.45%) Apple iOS
11 26 (1.40%) Windows XP
12 24 (1.29%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.81%) CentOS
14 10 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.43%) Fedora
16 7 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.32%) zOS
18 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 869 (46.70%) Project Management
2 474 (25.47%) PRINCE2
3 458 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 210 (11.28%) Change Management
6 175 (9.40%) Change Control
7 154 (8.28%) Risk Management
8 150 (8.06%) ITIL
9 137 (7.36%) Scrum
10 133 (7.15%) Resource Management
10 133 (7.15%) Time Management
11 130 (6.99%) Programme Management
12 112 (6.02%) Waterfall
13 110 (5.91%) E-Commerce
14 99 (5.32%) Migration
15 94 (5.05%) Mentoring
16 84 (4.51%) PRINCE
17 81 (4.35%) People Management
18 80 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
18 80 (4.30%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 162 (8.70%) SQL
2 151 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 132 (7.09%) Java
4 126 (6.77%) C#
5 97 (5.21%) Python
6 82 (4.41%) C++
7 59 (3.17%) PHP
8 51 (2.74%) C
9 47 (2.53%) Perl
10 39 (2.10%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.34%) VB
12 23 (1.24%) VB.NET
12 23 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 18 (0.97%) Ruby
14 13 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.59%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.43%) VBScript
16 8 (0.43%) VBA
16 8 (0.43%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 314 (16.87%) Degree
2 112 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 103 (5.53%) PMI Certification
4 77 (4.14%) PMP
5 73 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 66 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 65 (3.49%) ISEB
8 51 (2.74%) MCP
9 50 (2.69%) MCSE
10 47 (2.53%) ISTQB
11 38 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (1.88%) MCITP
13 31 (1.67%) CCNA
14 30 (1.61%) Security Cleared
15 23 (1.24%) CCNP
15 23 (1.24%) A+ Certification
16 20 (1.07%) APMP
17 19 (1.02%) SC Cleared
18 13 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
19 12 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (8.22%) QA
2 22 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (1.07%) SLA
4 18 (0.97%) COBIT
5 16 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.48%) P3O
7 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.11%) GxP
9 2 (0.11%) DO-254
9 2 (0.11%) EMIR
9 2 (0.11%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.054%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.054%) CDISC
System Software
1 109 (5.86%) Active Directory
2 89 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 29 (1.56%) XenApp
6 26 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 25 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 21 (1.13%) vSphere
9 11 (0.59%) vCloud
10 10 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 10 (0.54%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.32%) Snort
11 6 (0.32%) KVM
11 6 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.16%) HDFS
13 3 (0.16%) UAG
13 3 (0.16%) Varnish
14 2 (0.11%) Firmware
14 2 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (2.63%) SCCM
2 18 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (0.75%) Backup Exec
4 12 (0.64%) WSUS
5 10 (0.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (0.43%) Puppet
7 6 (0.32%) SCOM
7 6 (0.32%) Cacti
7 6 (0.32%) Graphite
7 6 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 5 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.21%) OpenView
9 4 (0.21%) Ansible
9 4 (0.21%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.16%) Oozie
11 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.054%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 450 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 132 (7.09%) Oracle
3 113 (6.07%) VMware
4 94 (5.05%) HP
5 88 (4.73%) Citrix
6 85 (4.57%) Cisco
7 73 (3.92%) SAP
8 46 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 32 (1.72%) Juniper
10 30 (1.61%) IBM
10 30 (1.61%) CheckPoint
11 25 (1.34%) Google
12 23 (1.24%) F5
13 22 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.91%) Wyse
15 16 (0.86%) Symantec
15 16 (0.86%) Cognos
16 13 (0.70%) Veritas
16 13 (0.70%) Pega
17 12 (0.64%) Sitecore
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45,000 Dependant on experience +10% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago