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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 340 274 278
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +4
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 840 1023 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.98% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.19% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 649 766 870
Average salary £47,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -42 743 £45,000 -10.00% 156
London -91 278 £52,500 -12.50% 39
South East -38 168 £45,000 - 37
City of London -22 99 £51,500 -10.43% 13
East of England +7 82 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Surrey +26 65 £36,333 -27.33% 8
Scotland +16 51 £52,500 +7.14% 10
West Midlands -6 50 £42,500 -5.55% 12
North West +20 49 £42,000 -11.57% 17
Yorkshire -23 46 £41,500 -12.63% 14
South West -14 44 £38,750 +3.33% 12
Berkshire -9 37 £50,250 +11.66% 5
West Yorkshire -6 28 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Edinburgh +14 27 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Hertfordshire -7 27 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Birmingham -10 27 £42,500 -43.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 24 £48,750 +21.87% 3
East Midlands -1 23 £40,000 - 5
Manchester -2 23 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Leeds +8 21 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Cambridge +8 21 £52,500 +82.60% 3
Wales -23 21 £34,836 -36.66% 3
Reading -9 19 £50,250 +21.81% 1
Hampshire -54 19 £35,500 +12.69% 10
Oxfordshire +9 18 £50,000 -20.00% 3
South Wales -25 17 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Watford +5 16 £47,500 +7.95%
Cheshire - 15 £42,500 - 4
Glasgow +15 14 £60,000 +25.00% 5
Bedfordshire +12 14 £45,000 +3.44% 5

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 848 (45.03%) Project Management
2 584 (31.01%) Finance
3 545 (28.94%) PRINCE2
4 482 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
5 348 (18.48%) Microsoft
6 330 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 278 (14.76%) MS Excel
8 276 (14.66%) MS Project
9 268 (14.23%) Degree
10 246 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
11 195 (10.36%) Change Management
12 180 (9.56%) Windows
13 178 (9.45%) SQL
14 165 (8.76%) Banking
14 165 (8.76%) Change Control
15 163 (8.66%) MS Office
16 160 (8.50%) Resource Management
17 155 (8.23%) ITIL
18 154 (8.18%) JavaScript
19 153 (8.13%) Retail
20 146 (7.75%) Scrum
21 144 (7.65%) Risk Management
22 139 (7.38%) QA
23 137 (7.28%) Mentoring
24 136 (7.22%) HTML
25 132 (7.01%) Programme Management
26 125 (6.64%) .NET
27 123 (6.53%) Management Information System
28 122 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
29 119 (6.32%) C#

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 91 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.44%) CMS
3 43 (2.28%) MS Exchange
4 29 (1.54%) MS Project Server
5 24 (1.27%) Lync
6 19 (1.01%) WordPress
6 19 (1.01%) Node.js
7 18 (0.96%) Apache
8 17 (0.90%) MQSeries
9 15 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (0.64%) SAS
13 11 (0.58%) Documentum
13 11 (0.58%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.58%) CICS
13 11 (0.58%) FileNet
14 10 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 278 (14.76%) MS Excel
2 276 (14.66%) MS Project
3 163 (8.66%) MS Office
4 86 (4.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 72 (3.82%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.37%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.21%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.16%) Mingle
10 2 (0.11%) Revit
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.053%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 20 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.80%) Temenos T24
3 15 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (0.80%) FLEXCUBE
3 15 (0.80%) Finacle
4 13 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.58%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.42%) SAP SD
7 7 (0.37%) Changepoint
7 7 (0.37%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.21%) Line 500
8 4 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.21%) Maximo
9 3 (0.16%) CA Clarity
9 3 (0.16%) RMDS
10 2 (0.11%) Magento
10 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.49%) SaaS
2 21 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.21%) Office 365
7 3 (0.16%) PaaS
8 1 (0.053%) IaaS
8 1 (0.053%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.19%) DNS
2 59 (3.13%) Firewall
3 50 (2.66%) LAN
4 45 (2.39%) Internet
5 44 (2.34%) WAN
6 37 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 34 (1.81%) VoIP
7 34 (1.81%) SAN
8 33 (1.75%) DHCP
9 29 (1.54%) Network Security
10 27 (1.43%) VPN
11 24 (1.27%) Wireless
12 23 (1.22%) Intranet
13 20 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (0.96%) IP Telephony
15 17 (0.90%) SSL
16 16 (0.85%) BGP
16 16 (0.85%) OSPF
17 13 (0.69%) IPsec
18 12 (0.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.28%) Relational Database
3 33 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (1.75%) MySQL
4 32 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (0.90%) Big Data
8 15 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.42%) Redis
10 8 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (0.27%) DB2
11 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.27%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.27%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.27%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (1.91%) JIRA
2 35 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 29 (1.54%) InstallShield
3 29 (1.54%) Subversion
4 28 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 18 (0.96%) Selenium
6 17 (0.90%) Maven
7 16 (0.85%) JUnit
8 14 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 14 (0.74%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.42%) Behat
10 8 (0.42%) PHPUnit
11 6 (0.32%) NeoLoad
11 6 (0.32%) Hudson
11 6 (0.32%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.32%) Axure RP
11 6 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.32%) WebLOAD
General
1 584 (31.01%) Finance
2 165 (8.76%) Banking
3 153 (8.13%) Retail
4 118 (6.27%) Marketing
5 111 (5.89%) Telecoms
6 69 (3.66%) Games
7 60 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.96%) Legal
9 23 (1.22%) Retail Banking
10 19 (1.01%) Advertising
10 19 (1.01%) Billing
11 17 (0.90%) Back Office
11 17 (0.90%) Law
12 16 (0.85%) Automotive
13 15 (0.80%) Publishing
14 13 (0.69%) Electronics
15 12 (0.64%) Front Office
16 9 (0.48%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.37%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 694 (36.86%) Project Manager
2 272 (14.45%) Analyst
3 159 (8.44%) Developer
4 114 (6.05%) Business Analyst
5 111 (5.89%) Consultant
6 93 (4.94%) IT Project Manager
7 91 (4.83%) Senior Manager
8 88 (4.67%) Senior Project Manager
9 83 (4.41%) Agile Project Manager
10 77 (4.09%) Architect
11 63 (3.35%) Programme Manager
12 47 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
12 47 (2.50%) Digital Project Manager
13 43 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
14 41 (2.18%) Support Analyst
15 39 (2.07%) Security Consultant
16 37 (1.96%) Project Planner
16 37 (1.96%) Delivery Manager
17 36 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 36 (1.91%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (7.22%) HTML
2 125 (6.64%) .NET
3 112 (5.95%) CSS
4 100 (5.31%) Web Services
5 87 (4.62%) XML
6 72 (3.82%) jQuery
7 63 (3.35%) HTML5
8 55 (2.92%) ASP.NET
9 44 (2.34%) .NET Framework
10 38 (2.02%) CSS3
11 33 (1.75%) J2EE
11 33 (1.75%) Ajax
12 24 (1.27%) Spring
13 21 (1.12%) WCF
14 18 (0.96%) Velocity
15 17 (0.90%) Middleware
15 17 (0.90%) WinForms
15 17 (0.90%) REST
16 16 (0.85%) JMS
17 14 (0.74%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 246 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 71 (3.77%) User Experience
4 65 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 65 (3.45%) PMI
5 35 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.27%) Statistics
8 21 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.06%) Blackberry
10 18 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
11 16 (0.85%) NHS
12 15 (0.80%) Derivative
13 14 (0.74%) Open Source
13 14 (0.74%) Physics
14 13 (0.69%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.58%) Economics
15 11 (0.58%) Cryptography
15 11 (0.58%) Tandem
15 11 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 180 (9.56%) Windows
2 81 (4.30%) Linux
3 69 (3.66%) UNIX
4 42 (2.23%) Windows 7
5 31 (1.65%) Solaris
6 25 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 18 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.90%) Android
11 13 (0.69%) CentOS
12 12 (0.64%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.42%) Fedora
15 7 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.053%) AIX
17 1 (0.053%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 848 (45.03%) Project Management
2 545 (28.94%) PRINCE2
3 482 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 330 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 195 (10.36%) Change Management
6 165 (8.76%) Change Control
7 160 (8.50%) Resource Management
8 155 (8.23%) ITIL
9 146 (7.75%) Scrum
10 144 (7.65%) Risk Management
11 137 (7.28%) Mentoring
12 132 (7.01%) Programme Management
13 104 (5.52%) E-Commerce
13 104 (5.52%) Time Management
14 98 (5.20%) Business Analysis
14 98 (5.20%) Waterfall
15 90 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 82 (4.35%) Software Engineering
16 82 (4.35%) Migration
17 77 (4.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 178 (9.45%) SQL
2 154 (8.18%) JavaScript
3 119 (6.32%) C#
4 113 (6.00%) Java
5 93 (4.94%) C++
6 88 (4.67%) Python
7 62 (3.29%) PHP
8 50 (2.66%) Perl
9 39 (2.07%) C
10 27 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 24 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 24 (1.27%) VB
12 16 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 16 (0.85%) VBA
13 15 (0.80%) VB6
14 13 (0.69%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.53%) Ruby
15 10 (0.53%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.42%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 268 (14.23%) Degree
2 122 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 111 (5.89%) PMI Certification
4 94 (4.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 80 (4.25%) PMP
6 70 (3.72%) ISEB
7 41 (2.18%) Security Cleared
8 39 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (1.81%) ISTQB
10 30 (1.59%) MCSE
11 27 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (1.43%) SC Cleared
12 24 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (1.22%) CISSP
14 22 (1.17%) CCNP
14 22 (1.17%) CCNA
14 22 (1.17%) MCP
14 22 (1.17%) CISM
15 18 (0.96%) CISA
16 17 (0.90%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.38%) QA
2 32 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.69%) SLA
6 10 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.53%) ISO 8583
7 8 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.37%) P3O
9 2 (0.11%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.11%) DO-254
9 2 (0.11%) TickIT
10 1 (0.053%) GAAP
10 1 (0.053%) CDISC
10 1 (0.053%) FATCA
System Software
1 69 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.06%) XenApp
4 17 (0.90%) VMware ESX
5 15 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 15 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.53%) vSphere
6 10 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.27%) HDFS
8 3 (0.16%) Snort
8 3 (0.16%) vCloud
9 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.053%) NFS
10 1 (0.053%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.053%) Squid
10 1 (0.053%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.053%) Postfix
10 1 (0.053%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (1.33%) SCCM
3 10 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.32%) WSUS
6 5 (0.27%) Oozie
7 4 (0.21%) Ansible
8 3 (0.16%) Cacti
9 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.11%) SCOM
10 1 (0.053%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.053%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.053%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.053%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 348 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 117 (6.21%) Oracle
3 75 (3.98%) Citrix
4 72 (3.82%) Cisco
5 69 (3.66%) SAP
6 61 (3.24%) VMware
7 55 (2.92%) HP
8 43 (2.28%) IBM
9 22 (1.17%) Juniper
10 21 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 18 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (0.96%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.90%) Primavera
12 17 (0.90%) F5
13 16 (0.85%) Teradata
13 16 (0.85%) Wyse
14 15 (0.80%) Informatica
15 13 (0.69%) Symantec
15 13 (0.69%) Cognizant
16 12 (0.64%) Websense
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Great Benefits Scheme
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Kuoni Global Travel Services
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Posted: 2 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, h/c etc
Posted: 2 days ago