Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK > England
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 75 72
Rank change year-on-year -20 -3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 2,472 4,027 5,407
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.34% 3.86% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 4.19% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,945 2,911 4,103
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £36,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £58,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.86% +0.87% +4.55%
75th Percentile £76,000 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 68,639 96,224 127,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.60% 92.23% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 53,672 77,875 102,270
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £37,816
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
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 14 April 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 14 April 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 -20 1,091 £70,000 +7.69% 171
South East +2 417 £55,000 - 90
North of England -22 316 £47,500 -5.00% 103
Midlands -7 312 £47,500 -6.86% 75
West Midlands -1 213 £47,500 -9.78% 52
South West -21 184 £47,500 - 54
North West +7 149 £50,000 - 55
Yorkshire -38 146 £45,820 -8.36% 32
East Midlands -16 99 £48,250 +1.58% 21
East of England -30 74 £55,000 +4.76% 35
North East +2 21 £52,609 +6.32% 16
Project Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 14 April 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.

1 977 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 777 (31.43%) Project Management
3 667 (26.98%) Finance
4 610 (24.68%) Microsoft
5 604 (24.43%) Azure
6 420 (16.99%) AWS
7 381 (15.41%) SQL
8 336 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 332 (13.43%) DevOps
10 318 (12.86%) Windows
11 310 (12.54%) Microsoft 365
12 287 (11.61%) Scrum
13 280 (11.33%) Migration
14 267 (10.80%) Degree
15 265 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
16 261 (10.56%) PRINCE2
17 221 (8.94%) Java
18 218 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
19 212 (8.58%) SQL Server
20 211 (8.54%) Active Directory
20 211 (8.54%) Business Analysis
21 204 (8.25%) Python
22 202 (8.17%) ITIL
22 202 (8.17%) Windows Server
23 193 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
24 190 (7.69%) Change Management
25 188 (7.61%) JIRA
26 187 (7.56%) Microservices
27 177 (7.16%) Analytics
28 176 (7.12%) VMware

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
1 137 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 98 (3.96%) Confluence
3 70 (2.83%) CMS
4 42 (1.70%) MS Exchange
5 38 (1.54%) IIS
6 27 (1.09%) SAS
7 24 (0.97%) Apache Spark
8 23 (0.93%) Drupal
9 20 (0.81%) WordPress
10 13 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.40%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.36%) Anypoint
15 8 (0.32%) nginx
15 8 (0.32%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.28%) Apache
16 7 (0.28%) CloudStack
16 7 (0.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 132 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 101 (4.09%) Microsoft Project
4 54 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 51 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.20%) SPSS
8 3 (0.12%) Sketch
9 2 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.081%) Figma
9 2 (0.081%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.040%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.040%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.040%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 36 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
3 21 (0.85%) Magento
3 21 (0.85%) Shopify
4 20 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
5 15 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 14 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
6 14 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 12 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
7 12 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 11 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.40%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
10 9 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
11 8 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (0.20%) iTrent
14 4 (0.16%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 604 (24.43%) Azure
2 420 (16.99%) AWS
3 310 (12.54%) Microsoft 365
4 159 (6.43%) SaaS
5 120 (4.85%) Serverless
6 115 (4.65%) Power Platform
7 79 (3.20%) GCP
8 77 (3.11%) PaaS
9 72 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 67 (2.71%) IaaS
11 66 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
12 59 (2.39%) Amazon ECS
13 55 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
14 54 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
15 44 (1.78%) OneDrive
16 33 (1.33%) PowerApps
17 24 (0.97%) Power Automate
18 22 (0.89%) Logic Apps
19 21 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
19 21 (0.85%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 159 (6.43%) Firewall
2 85 (3.44%) DNS
3 66 (2.67%) WAN
4 48 (1.94%) LAN
5 43 (1.74%) DHCP
6 39 (1.58%) Network Security
6 39 (1.58%) VPN
7 33 (1.33%) Wireless
8 28 (1.13%) VLAN
9 27 (1.09%) Internet
10 26 (1.05%) SSL
11 25 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
11 25 (1.01%) SAN
11 25 (1.01%) TCP/IP
12 22 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (0.85%) VoIP
14 20 (0.81%) Software-Defined Radio
15 18 (0.73%) BGP
16 17 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 121 (4.89%) MySQL
3 81 (3.28%) Power BI
4 80 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 70 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 67 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (2.35%) Big Data
9 55 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 53 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 52 (2.10%) Amazon Aurora
12 43 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
13 42 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 37 (1.50%) Hadoop
15 33 (1.33%) NoSQL
16 29 (1.17%) Tableau
17 22 (0.89%) MongoDB
18 19 (0.77%) QlikView
18 19 (0.77%) Redis
19 18 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 188 (7.61%) JIRA
2 96 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 59 (2.39%) Jenkins
4 28 (1.13%) GitLab
5 18 (0.73%) Bitbucket
6 13 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (0.53%) Selenium
6 13 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 12 (0.49%) Gradle
7 12 (0.49%) Postman
7 12 (0.49%) SpecFlow
7 12 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.44%) JMeter
8 11 (0.44%) LoadRunner
8 11 (0.44%) Maven
9 10 (0.40%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.32%) eggPlant
10 8 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.32%) Subversion
10 8 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 667 (26.98%) Finance
2 163 (6.59%) Banking
3 145 (5.87%) Public Sector
4 112 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 104 (4.21%) Marketing
6 101 (4.09%) Retail
7 69 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 62 (2.51%) Law
9 57 (2.31%) Legal
10 50 (2.02%) Electronics
11 45 (1.82%) Games
12 33 (1.33%) Local Government
13 25 (1.01%) Automotive
14 23 (0.93%) Advertising
15 22 (0.89%) Front Office
15 22 (0.89%) General Ledger
16 20 (0.81%) Back Office
16 20 (0.81%) Investment Banking
17 19 (0.77%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 475 (19.22%) Project Manager
2 306 (12.38%) Analyst
3 240 (9.71%) Architect
4 233 (9.43%) Developer
5 196 (7.93%) Consultant
6 184 (7.44%) Business Analyst
7 152 (6.15%) IT Manager
8 107 (4.33%) Delivery Manager
9 103 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 94 (3.80%) IT Project Manager
11 81 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 76 (3.07%) Senior Manager
13 72 (2.91%) AWS Engineer
14 68 (2.75%) Software Engineer
15 66 (2.67%) Software Project Manager
16 62 (2.51%) Programmer
17 60 (2.43%) AWS Developer
17 60 (2.43%) Senior Project Manager
18 59 (2.39%) AWS Software Engineer
18 59 (2.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (5.06%) Web Services
2 117 (4.73%) .NET
3 114 (4.61%) HTML
4 91 (3.68%) CSS
5 61 (2.47%) AngularJS
6 53 (2.14%) REST
7 52 (2.10%) gRPC
8 51 (2.06%) React
9 49 (1.98%) Node.js
10 46 (1.86%) HTML5
11 37 (1.50%) XML
12 36 (1.46%) ASP.NET
13 35 (1.42%) jQuery
14 31 (1.25%) J2EE
14 31 (1.25%) RESTful
15 30 (1.21%) JSON
16 29 (1.17%) .NET Core
17 28 (1.13%) SOAP
18 25 (1.01%) Spring Boot
19 22 (0.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 218 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 97 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 88 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 74 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 68 (2.75%) User Experience
7 58 (2.35%) Pricing Data
8 46 (1.86%) Cloud Native
9 44 (1.78%) Public Cloud
10 38 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
11 34 (1.38%) Mobile App
12 32 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
13 30 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 29 (1.17%) PMI
15 27 (1.09%) Derivative
16 25 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (1.01%) iPad
17 22 (0.89%) Fixed Income
18 19 (0.77%) Equities
18 19 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 318 (12.86%) Windows
2 202 (8.17%) Windows Server
3 140 (5.66%) Linux
4 48 (1.94%) Windows Server 2016
5 42 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (1.58%) Windows Server 2019
7 38 (1.54%) Unix
8 35 (1.42%) Windows 10
9 24 (0.97%) Android
10 21 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 17 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.40%) Alpine Linux
15 9 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.24%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.16%) Solaris
18 3 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 777 (31.43%) Project Management
3 336 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 332 (13.43%) DevOps
5 287 (11.61%) Scrum
6 280 (11.33%) Migration
7 265 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
8 261 (10.56%) PRINCE2
9 211 (8.54%) Business Analysis
10 202 (8.17%) ITIL
11 193 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
12 190 (7.69%) Change Management
13 187 (7.56%) Microservices
14 177 (7.16%) Analytics
15 175 (7.08%) SDLC
16 171 (6.92%) Service Delivery
17 167 (6.76%) Waterfall
18 161 (6.51%) Mentoring
19 156 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
20 155 (6.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 381 (15.41%) SQL
2 221 (8.94%) Java
3 204 (8.25%) Python
4 168 (6.80%) JavaScript
5 131 (5.30%) PowerShell
6 124 (5.02%) C#
7 75 (3.03%) C
8 56 (2.27%) PHP
9 38 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 26 (1.05%) TypeScript
11 24 (0.97%) R
12 23 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 20 (0.81%) Scala
14 19 (0.77%) ES6
14 19 (0.77%) Kotlin
15 16 (0.65%) Go
16 12 (0.49%) Apex Code
17 11 (0.44%) C++
17 11 (0.44%) Ruby
17 11 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 267 (10.80%) Degree
2 166 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 91 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 55 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 49 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (1.94%) PMP
7 43 (1.74%) CISSP
8 37 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
9 36 (1.46%) DV Cleared
10 34 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
10 34 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (1.17%) CCNA
12 28 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
12 28 (1.13%) CISM
13 27 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 26 (1.05%) CCNP
15 19 (0.77%) CEH
16 18 (0.73%) MCSE
17 15 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.02%) PMO
2 116 (4.69%) QA
3 85 (3.44%) SLA
4 50 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (1.86%) GDPR
6 36 (1.46%) Data Quality
7 33 (1.33%) NIST
8 15 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.57%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (0.49%) GRC
11 9 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (0.28%) P3O
13 6 (0.24%) MiFID
14 5 (0.20%) EMIR
14 5 (0.20%) ISO 20022
14 5 (0.20%) RMADS
15 4 (0.16%) NCSC
16 3 (0.12%) COSO
16 3 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 211 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 117 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (4.37%) Docker
4 60 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
7 20 (0.81%) Firmware
8 18 (0.73%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.65%) XenApp
10 13 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.49%) vSphere
12 4 (0.16%) Varnish
12 4 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.12%) LXC
14 2 (0.081%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.040%) pfSense
15 1 (0.040%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.040%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 110 (4.45%) Kubernetes
2 79 (3.20%) Terraform
3 50 (2.02%) Ansible
4 49 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
5 47 (1.90%) SCCM
6 31 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (1.25%) Puppet
7 14 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (0.44%) SCOM
9 10 (0.40%) Prometheus
10 7 (0.28%) CASB
10 7 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.16%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.12%) Argo
12 3 (0.12%) Grafana
12 3 (0.12%) RSA Archer
13 2 (0.081%) FlexNet
13 2 (0.081%) PowerCLI
13 2 (0.081%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.081%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 610 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 176 (7.12%) VMware
3 159 (6.43%) Oracle
4 102 (4.13%) Cisco
5 101 (4.09%) SAP
6 81 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
7 79 (3.20%) Citrix
8 59 (2.39%) Google
9 52 (2.10%) ServiceNow
9 52 (2.10%) Sybase
10 39 (1.58%) Atlassian
11 32 (1.29%) HP
11 32 (1.29%) MuleSoft
11 32 (1.29%) Veeam
12 29 (1.17%) EMC
13 28 (1.13%) Meraki
14 23 (0.93%) Dell
15 22 (0.89%) CheckPoint
15 22 (0.89%) JD Edwards
15 22 (0.89%) Palo Alto