Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 85 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 3,686 2,376 5,371
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.70% 3.65% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 3.95% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,646 1,711 4,002
10th Percentile £37,280 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £56,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +5.45% -

Project Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 93,417 60,224 124,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.66% 92.50% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64,448 49,282 99,844
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in England

Project Delivery
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in England.

Salary trend for Project Delivery in England

Project Delivery
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Project Delivery in England

Project Delivery
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Delivery within the England region over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 1,724 £70,000 +7.69% 203
North of England +14 509 £47,500 -5.00% 157
South East -21 508 £52,500 -4.55% 98
Midlands +11 449 £50,000 - 79
West Midlands +29 320 £50,000 - 55
South West -8 277 £47,500 -9.52% 65
North West +34 272 £50,000 - 90
Yorkshire -11 214 £45,540 -9.15% 56
East of England +15 140 £55,000 +7.32% 48
East Midlands -13 127 £52,500 +5.00% 22
North East +3 25 £54,000 +23.43% 11
Project Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT jobs citing Project Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Project Delivery.

1 1,514 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,249 (33.88%) Project Management
3 1,169 (31.71%) Finance
4 1,149 (31.17%) Social Skills
5 781 (21.19%) Microsoft
6 698 (18.94%) Azure
7 610 (16.55%) SQL
8 544 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 527 (14.30%) Scrum
10 493 (13.37%) AWS
11 476 (12.91%) PRINCE2
12 443 (12.02%) Degree
13 419 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
14 406 (11.01%) DevOps
15 371 (10.07%) Java
16 354 (9.60%) Windows
17 349 (9.47%) Migration
18 346 (9.39%) Microsoft 365
19 334 (9.06%) Python
20 321 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
21 313 (8.49%) Business Analysis
22 311 (8.44%) Microservices
23 308 (8.36%) JavaScript
24 307 (8.33%) Software Engineering
25 304 (8.25%) Coaching
26 303 (8.22%) Security Cleared
27 298 (8.08%) SDLC
28 287 (7.79%) Analytics
29 282 (7.65%) Change Management
30 273 (7.41%) Oracle

Project Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 206 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 151 (4.10%) Confluence
3 115 (3.12%) CMS
4 69 (1.87%) IIS
5 67 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 34 (0.92%) EPiServer
7 33 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 25 (0.68%) SAS
8 25 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (0.65%) Umbraco
10 18 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (0.41%) WordPress
12 14 (0.38%) Documentum
12 14 (0.38%) Drupal
13 13 (0.35%) Apache
14 9 (0.24%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.22%) Anypoint
15 8 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
16 7 (0.19%) MS Project Server
16 7 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 201 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 186 (5.05%) Microsoft Project
3 150 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 65 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 57 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.41%) Oracle Smart View
6 15 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.19%) Sketch
8 5 (0.14%) Adobe XD
8 5 (0.14%) SPSS
9 4 (0.11%) Figma
9 4 (0.11%) Windchill
10 3 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.081%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.081%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.054%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.054%) InVision
11 2 (0.054%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.054%) Revit
12 1 (0.027%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 83 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 83 (2.25%) Oracle ERP
2 44 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
3 43 (1.17%) Shopify
4 32 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
4 32 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
5 30 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
6 27 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
7 25 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
8 23 (0.62%) NetSuite
9 22 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
9 22 (0.60%) Magento
10 21 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
11 19 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 15 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
13 14 (0.38%) Sentinel
14 13 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
14 13 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
15 11 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
16 9 (0.24%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 698 (18.94%) Azure
2 493 (13.37%) AWS
3 346 (9.39%) Microsoft 365
4 237 (6.43%) SaaS
5 188 (5.10%) Serverless
6 134 (3.64%) Amazon ECS
7 129 (3.50%) AWS Lambda
8 124 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
9 119 (3.23%) Power Platform
10 118 (3.20%) GCP
11 109 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
12 99 (2.69%) IaaS
13 90 (2.44%) PaaS
14 75 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
15 70 (1.90%) OneDrive
16 36 (0.98%) PowerApps
17 28 (0.76%) Power Automate
18 25 (0.68%) Amazon EKS
19 24 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
20 23 (0.62%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 184 (4.99%) Firewall
2 101 (2.74%) DNS
2 101 (2.74%) WAN
3 91 (2.47%) LAN
4 65 (1.76%) DHCP
5 63 (1.71%) VPN
6 56 (1.52%) SAN
7 55 (1.49%) Network Security
8 51 (1.38%) TCP/IP
9 38 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (0.98%) Internet
11 34 (0.92%) VLAN
12 32 (0.87%) Wireless
13 29 (0.79%) VoIP
14 28 (0.76%) BGP
15 27 (0.73%) SSL
16 25 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
16 25 (0.68%) Software-Defined Radio
17 24 (0.65%) MPLS
18 21 (0.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 124 (3.36%) Amazon Aurora
2 124 (3.36%) MySQL
3 118 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 94 (2.55%) Big Data
5 87 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
6 82 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 81 (2.20%) Power BI
8 72 (1.95%) RDBMS
9 61 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 60 (1.63%) Amazon Athena
11 57 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 50 (1.36%) Tableau
13 45 (1.22%) NoSQL
14 40 (1.09%) Hadoop
15 39 (1.06%) MongoDB
16 28 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
17 27 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 23 (0.62%) GIS
18 23 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 267 (7.24%) JIRA
2 123 (3.34%) Git (software)
3 54 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 37 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (0.73%) Selenium
6 24 (0.65%) GitLab
7 23 (0.62%) Bitbucket
8 21 (0.57%) JMeter
9 20 (0.54%) Cucumber
10 19 (0.52%) Postman
11 18 (0.49%) Visual Studio
12 17 (0.46%) Jasmine
13 16 (0.43%) TeamCity
14 15 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.38%) eggPlant
15 14 (0.38%) LoadRunner
15 14 (0.38%) SoapUI
16 13 (0.35%) Gradle
17 12 (0.33%) WebDriver
18 11 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,169 (31.71%) Finance
2 1,149 (31.17%) Social Skills
3 321 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
4 251 (6.81%) Banking
5 212 (5.75%) Marketing
6 210 (5.70%) Public Sector
7 199 (5.40%) Presentation Skills
8 192 (5.21%) Retail
9 152 (4.12%) Influencing Skills
10 138 (3.74%) Telecoms
11 121 (3.28%) Organisational Skills
12 91 (2.47%) Manufacturing
13 70 (1.90%) Documentation Skills
13 70 (1.90%) Legal
14 68 (1.84%) Law
15 66 (1.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 56 (1.52%) Back Office
16 56 (1.52%) Electronics
17 51 (1.38%) Billing
18 48 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 815 (22.11%) Project Manager
2 415 (11.26%) Developer
3 369 (10.01%) Analyst
4 272 (7.38%) IT Manager
5 271 (7.35%) Consultant
6 266 (7.22%) Architect
7 231 (6.27%) Business Analyst
8 188 (5.10%) IT Project Manager
9 164 (4.45%) Software Engineer
10 150 (4.07%) Delivery Manager
11 146 (3.96%) Senior Manager
12 140 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
13 127 (3.45%) AWS Software Engineer
14 125 (3.39%) Senior Project Manager
15 114 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 102 (2.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 101 (2.74%) AWS Developer
18 94 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
19 90 (2.44%) Agile Project Manager
20 87 (2.36%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (6.97%) .NET
2 227 (6.16%) Web Services
3 165 (4.48%) CSS
4 157 (4.26%) HTML
5 124 (3.36%) gRPC
6 115 (3.12%) REST
7 110 (2.98%) AngularJS
8 82 (2.22%) React
9 69 (1.87%) ASP.NET
10 65 (1.76%) Node.js
11 62 (1.68%) jQuery
12 61 (1.65%) HTML5
13 49 (1.33%) J2EE
14 47 (1.28%) SOAP
15 43 (1.17%) XML
16 42 (1.14%) .NET Core
16 42 (1.14%) Spring
17 40 (1.09%) JSON
18 37 (1.00%) RESTful
19 36 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 172 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
2 166 (4.50%) Data Centre
3 155 (4.21%) User Experience
4 154 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 127 (3.45%) Hedge funds
6 124 (3.36%) Pricing Data
7 105 (2.85%) Mobile App
8 101 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (1.76%) Public Cloud
10 64 (1.74%) PMI
11 59 (1.60%) Cloud Native
12 49 (1.33%) Life Science
13 47 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 42 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
15 38 (1.03%) iPad
16 37 (1.00%) Social Media
17 31 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
18 29 (0.79%) Housing Association
19 28 (0.76%) Private Cloud
20 24 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 354 (9.60%) Windows
2 213 (5.78%) Windows Server
3 150 (4.07%) Linux
4 57 (1.55%) Windows 10
5 50 (1.36%) Android
6 49 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 46 (1.25%) Windows Server 2016
9 39 (1.06%) Unix
10 27 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
11 22 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.38%) CentOS
13 11 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.081%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,514 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,249 (33.88%) Project Management
3 544 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 527 (14.30%) Scrum
5 476 (12.91%) PRINCE2
6 419 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
7 406 (11.01%) DevOps
8 349 (9.47%) Migration
9 313 (8.49%) Business Analysis
10 311 (8.44%) Microservices
11 307 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 304 (8.25%) Coaching
13 298 (8.08%) SDLC
14 287 (7.79%) Analytics
15 282 (7.65%) Change Management
16 271 (7.35%) ERP
17 270 (7.33%) Data Management
18 268 (7.27%) Waterfall
19 256 (6.95%) Service Delivery
20 255 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 610 (16.55%) SQL
2 371 (10.07%) Java
3 334 (9.06%) Python
4 308 (8.36%) JavaScript
5 251 (6.81%) C#
6 136 (3.69%) PowerShell
7 78 (2.12%) C
8 61 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 60 (1.63%) PHP
10 35 (0.95%) R
11 34 (0.92%) TypeScript
12 28 (0.76%) Bash Shell
13 27 (0.73%) Scala
14 24 (0.65%) C++
15 23 (0.62%) Kotlin
16 19 (0.52%) ES6
17 15 (0.41%) Apex Code
17 15 (0.41%) Ruby
18 12 (0.33%) VBA
19 11 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 443 (12.02%) Degree
2 303 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 190 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 110 (2.98%) PMI Certification
5 91 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
6 82 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 73 (1.98%) PMP
8 58 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 52 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 49 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 45 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (1.06%) CCNA
13 38 (1.03%) CCNP
13 38 (1.03%) CISSP
14 37 (1.00%) DV Cleared
14 37 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (0.84%) CISM
16 24 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 22 (0.60%) MBA
18 20 (0.54%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (5.75%) QA
2 204 (5.53%) PMO
3 94 (2.55%) SLA
4 63 (1.71%) Data Quality
5 62 (1.68%) GDPR
6 49 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.57%) NIST
8 19 (0.52%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.38%) NCSC
10 13 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.27%) Accessibility
12 9 (0.24%) Solvency II
13 8 (0.22%) Good Clinical Practice
14 7 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 7 (0.19%) IFRS
15 6 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 6 (0.16%) EMIR
15 6 (0.16%) GRC
15 6 (0.16%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 230 (6.24%) Active Directory
2 142 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (2.55%) Docker
4 86 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.76%) vSphere
6 26 (0.71%) Firmware
7 20 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
8 19 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.24%) XenApp
12 8 (0.22%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 6 (0.16%) LXC
14 5 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.11%) VMware NSX
16 3 (0.081%) KVM
16 3 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.081%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.054%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 127 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 68 (1.84%) Terraform
3 64 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 57 (1.55%) SCCM
5 54 (1.47%) Ansible
6 20 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.54%) Puppet
6 20 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
7 17 (0.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 15 (0.41%) SCOM
9 13 (0.35%) Prometheus
10 11 (0.30%) Grafana
10 11 (0.30%) Jamf Pro
11 9 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.24%) WSUS
12 7 (0.19%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (0.14%) PowerCLI
14 4 (0.11%) QRadar
14 4 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 781 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 273 (7.41%) Oracle
3 239 (6.48%) VMware
4 161 (4.37%) SAP
5 137 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
6 131 (3.55%) Cisco
7 122 (3.31%) Citrix
8 88 (2.39%) Google
9 65 (1.76%) Sybase
10 64 (1.74%) ServiceNow
11 57 (1.55%) OutSystems
11 57 (1.55%) Veeam
12 54 (1.47%) HP
13 41 (1.11%) CheckPoint
14 40 (1.09%) Atlassian
14 40 (1.09%) Dell
15 36 (0.98%) Sitecore
16 35 (0.95%) EMC
17 33 (0.90%) JD Edwards
18 27 (0.73%) Elastic Path