Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 28 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 11,580 11,568 16,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.17% 7.25% 8.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.90% 8.01% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9,040 9,081 13,124
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Project Management 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 146,533 144,423 169,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.78% 90.51% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 118,670 119,286 142,972
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in England

Project Management
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Management in England.

Salary trend for Project Management in England

Project Management
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Management in England

Project Management
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 Management within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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 5,235 £60,000 - 587
South East -7 2,034 £52,500 +5.00% 272
North of England +5 1,585 £47,500 +5.56% 238
Midlands -1 1,139 £47,500 - 188
North West +10 888 £50,000 +6.38% 121
West Midlands +2 851 £45,000 -5.26% 130
East of England -5 810 £50,000 +4.71% 113
South West -7 722 £46,500 -4.12% 128
Yorkshire -6 577 £47,500 +9.20% 89
East Midlands -13 286 £50,000 +5.26% 57
North East -4 121 £42,500 +13.33% 28
South Coast +1 3 £100,000 -
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Project Management 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 Management.

1 3,888 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3,715 (32.08%) Finance
3 2,768 (23.90%) PRINCE2
4 2,051 (17.71%) Degree
5 1,964 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 1,875 (16.19%) Microsoft
7 1,599 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
8 1,420 (12.26%) ITIL
9 1,397 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
10 1,354 (11.69%) SQL
11 1,271 (10.98%) Scrum
12 1,073 (9.27%) Windows
13 1,055 (9.11%) Business Analysis
14 990 (8.55%) SDLC
14 990 (8.55%) Waterfall
15 978 (8.45%) Change Management
16 972 (8.39%) PMO
17 956 (8.26%) Retail
18 800 (6.91%) Banking
19 780 (6.74%) SQL Server
20 778 (6.72%) CRM
21 772 (6.67%) QA
22 769 (6.64%) Risk Management
23 752 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
24 751 (6.49%) Java
25 749 (6.47%) .NET
26 740 (6.39%) Marketing
27 735 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
28 722 (6.23%) JIRA
29 714 (6.17%) Management Information System

Project Management
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
1 396 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 243 (2.10%) Confluence
3 192 (1.66%) CMS
4 144 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 142 (1.23%) IIS
6 92 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 87 (0.75%) Apache
8 76 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 75 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 74 (0.64%) SAS
11 73 (0.63%) WordPress
12 67 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
13 65 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 57 (0.49%) Apache Spark
15 55 (0.47%) Mule
16 54 (0.47%) Drupal
16 54 (0.47%) OpenStack
17 45 (0.39%) WebLogic
18 43 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
19 40 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 735 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 664 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 600 (5.18%) Microsoft Project
4 400 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 297 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 97 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 40 (0.35%) InVision
8 36 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 31 (0.27%) Photoshop
10 27 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 26 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
12 13 (0.11%) InDesign
13 10 (0.086%) SPSS
14 9 (0.078%) AutoCAD
15 7 (0.060%) Chatbot
16 6 (0.052%) InfoPath
16 6 (0.052%) Maya
17 4 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
17 4 (0.035%) HipChat
17 4 (0.035%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 165 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 124 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 84 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 81 (0.70%) NetSuite
5 49 (0.42%) Magento
5 49 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 49 (0.42%) SAP SD
6 47 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
7 44 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
8 36 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 34 (0.29%) SAP ERP
10 33 (0.28%) Workfront
11 32 (0.28%) SAP FI
12 31 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
13 30 (0.26%) SAP Business One
14 29 (0.25%) SAP CO
14 29 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
15 25 (0.22%) BusinessWare
16 20 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
17 19 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 712 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 669 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 471 (4.07%) Office 365
4 432 (3.73%) SaaS
5 190 (1.64%) PaaS
6 187 (1.61%) IaaS
7 158 (1.36%) GitHub
8 112 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 99 (0.85%) Slack
10 98 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
11 70 (0.60%) Trello
12 63 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
13 42 (0.36%) Google Analytics
14 40 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 35 (0.30%) Heroku
16 27 (0.23%) Serverless
17 26 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
18 24 (0.21%) Basecamp
19 23 (0.20%) Boomi
20 22 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 429 (3.70%) Firewall
2 374 (3.23%) WAN
3 337 (2.91%) LAN
4 236 (2.04%) Internet
5 184 (1.59%) SAN
6 169 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 160 (1.38%) VPN
8 153 (1.32%) DNS
9 129 (1.11%) Network Security
10 115 (0.99%) Wireless
11 114 (0.98%) DHCP
12 109 (0.94%) VoIP
13 95 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 91 (0.79%) Skype
15 88 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
16 85 (0.73%) MPLS
17 84 (0.73%) Intranet
18 82 (0.71%) IPsec
19 78 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
20 75 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 780 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 374 (3.23%) Big Data
3 296 (2.56%) MySQL
4 211 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 210 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 154 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 153 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 136 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 111 (0.96%) Power BI
10 106 (0.92%) Blockchain
11 90 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 88 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
13 87 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 70 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
15 69 (0.60%) Redis
16 64 (0.55%) Hadoop
17 63 (0.54%) RDBMS
18 59 (0.51%) SAP HANA
19 58 (0.50%) GIS
20 54 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 722 (6.23%) JIRA
2 320 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 157 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 126 (1.09%) Selenium
5 103 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 89 (0.77%) Visual Studio
7 78 (0.67%) Subversion
8 66 (0.57%) Cucumber
9 63 (0.54%) JUnit
9 63 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
10 55 (0.47%) Maven
11 43 (0.37%) webpack
12 42 (0.36%) Babel
13 41 (0.35%) SonarQube
13 41 (0.35%) TeamCity
14 40 (0.35%) Mocha
15 38 (0.33%) Bitbucket
16 33 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
17 30 (0.26%) PHPUnit
17 30 (0.26%) SoapUI
General
1 3,715 (32.08%) Finance
2 956 (8.26%) Retail
3 800 (6.91%) Banking
4 740 (6.39%) Marketing
5 483 (4.17%) Legal
6 442 (3.82%) Telecoms
7 327 (2.82%) Advertising
8 305 (2.63%) Manufacturing
9 262 (2.26%) Law
10 253 (2.18%) Investment Banking
11 182 (1.57%) Games
12 166 (1.43%) Financial Institution
13 148 (1.28%) Back Office
14 138 (1.19%) Front Office
15 112 (0.97%) Electronics
16 111 (0.96%) Billing
17 103 (0.89%) German Language
18 102 (0.88%) French Language
19 97 (0.84%) Publishing
20 64 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,491 (30.15%) Project Manager
2 1,360 (11.74%) Analyst
3 958 (8.27%) IT Manager
4 831 (7.18%) Consultant
5 809 (6.99%) Developer
6 671 (5.79%) Business Analyst
7 648 (5.60%) Senior Manager
8 639 (5.52%) IT Project Manager
9 591 (5.10%) Architect
10 553 (4.78%) Senior Project Manager
11 356 (3.07%) Delivery Manager
12 339 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
13 329 (2.84%) Technical Manager
14 313 (2.70%) Software Project Manager
15 263 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
16 256 (2.21%) Programme Manager
17 251 (2.17%) Agile Project Manager
18 249 (2.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 229 (1.98%) Development Manager
19 229 (1.98%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 749 (6.47%) .NET
2 662 (5.72%) HTML
3 505 (4.36%) CSS
4 346 (2.99%) Web Services
5 308 (2.66%) XML
6 271 (2.34%) jQuery
7 214 (1.85%) HTML5
8 208 (1.80%) ASP.NET
9 198 (1.71%) REST
10 190 (1.64%) Middleware
11 187 (1.61%) AngularJS
12 164 (1.42%) JSON
13 162 (1.40%) CSS3
14 152 (1.31%) RESTful
15 150 (1.30%) Node.js
16 131 (1.13%) Spring
17 127 (1.10%) SOAP
18 110 (0.95%) .NET Framework
19 108 (0.93%) React
20 89 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,397 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 714 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 612 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
4 577 (4.98%) Computer Science
5 557 (4.81%) Data Centre
6 450 (3.89%) User Experience
7 307 (2.65%) PMI
8 286 (2.47%) Fintech
9 273 (2.36%) Mobile App
10 249 (2.15%) Virtual Team
11 242 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
12 128 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
13 120 (1.04%) Driving Licence
14 109 (0.94%) Social Media
15 106 (0.92%) FMCG
16 87 (0.75%) NHS
17 77 (0.66%) Algorithms
18 75 (0.65%) Public Cloud
19 72 (0.62%) Data Structures
20 71 (0.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1,073 (9.27%) Windows
2 575 (4.97%) Linux
3 446 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 260 (2.25%) Unix
5 162 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 156 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 137 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 127 (1.10%) AIX
9 105 (0.91%) Android
10 98 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 85 (0.73%) Solaris
12 84 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 80 (0.69%) Apple iOS
14 53 (0.46%) HPUX
15 43 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 42 (0.36%) CentOS
17 22 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 15 (0.13%) Windows 8
19 13 (0.11%) Debian
20 11 (0.095%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,888 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2,768 (23.90%) PRINCE2
3 1,964 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,599 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
5 1,420 (12.26%) ITIL
6 1,271 (10.98%) Scrum
7 1,055 (9.11%) Business Analysis
8 990 (8.55%) SDLC
8 990 (8.55%) Waterfall
9 978 (8.45%) Change Management
10 778 (6.72%) CRM
11 769 (6.64%) Risk Management
12 752 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 685 (5.92%) Service Delivery
14 671 (5.79%) Mentoring
15 659 (5.69%) Programme Management
16 631 (5.45%) Analytics
17 626 (5.41%) ERP
18 603 (5.21%) Presales
19 599 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,354 (11.69%) SQL
2 751 (6.49%) Java
3 706 (6.10%) JavaScript
4 649 (5.60%) C#
5 375 (3.24%) Python
6 350 (3.02%) C
7 322 (2.78%) PHP
8 192 (1.66%) C++
9 176 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 164 (1.42%) T-SQL
11 127 (1.10%) VBA
12 115 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 103 (0.89%) Ruby
14 79 (0.68%) VB
15 75 (0.65%) VB.NET
16 69 (0.60%) R
17 68 (0.59%) Perl
18 67 (0.58%) PL/SQL
19 66 (0.57%) Shell Script
20 57 (0.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2,051 (17.71%) Degree
2 636 (5.49%) PMI Certification
3 585 (5.05%) PMP
4 403 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 316 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 266 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 239 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 212 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 195 (1.68%) SC Cleared
10 177 (1.53%) CISSP
11 175 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
12 157 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
13 154 (1.33%) ISEB
14 144 (1.24%) APMP
15 114 (0.98%) MCSE
16 106 (0.92%) Master's Degree
17 103 (0.89%) DV Cleared
18 97 (0.84%) CISM
19 92 (0.79%) CCNP
20 87 (0.75%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 972 (8.39%) PMO
2 772 (6.67%) QA
3 276 (2.38%) SLA
4 223 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 200 (1.73%) GDPR
6 149 (1.29%) Data Quality
7 95 (0.82%) PCI DSS
8 83 (0.72%) COBIT
9 54 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 40 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 38 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 27 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 24 (0.21%) MiFID
14 19 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
15 17 (0.15%) PMBOK
16 15 (0.13%) GCP
16 15 (0.13%) P3O
17 14 (0.12%) SEPA
18 13 (0.11%) GPG13
19 12 (0.10%) EMIR
System Software
1 454 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 315 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 118 (1.02%) Docker
5 71 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 54 (0.47%) XenApp
7 45 (0.39%) Firmware
8 34 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 33 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 30 (0.26%) vSphere
11 24 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
13 18 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (0.13%) Samba
14 15 (0.13%) VirtualBox
15 12 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 9 (0.078%) KVM
17 9 (0.078%) Terminal Services
18 8 (0.069%) NFS
Systems Management
1 87 (0.75%) Ansible
2 84 (0.73%) SCCM
3 75 (0.65%) Puppet
4 52 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (0.35%) Kubernetes
6 35 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
7 34 (0.29%) SCOM
8 32 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 30 (0.26%) vRealize
10 25 (0.22%) Nagios
11 24 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
12 21 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
13 19 (0.16%) FortiGate
14 18 (0.16%) WMI
15 16 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
15 16 (0.14%) Nessus
15 16 (0.14%) Rancher
15 16 (0.14%) Terraform
16 15 (0.13%) Sysdig
17 13 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1,875 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 643 (5.55%) Oracle
3 642 (5.54%) SAP
4 525 (4.53%) VMware
5 427 (3.69%) Cisco
6 355 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
7 271 (2.34%) Citrix
8 194 (1.68%) Google
9 157 (1.36%) IBM
10 138 (1.19%) Adobe
11 136 (1.17%) CheckPoint
12 131 (1.13%) Capita
13 130 (1.12%) HP
14 128 (1.11%) Tableau
15 92 (0.79%) ServiceNow
16 87 (0.75%) Splunk
17 86 (0.74%) hybris
17 86 (0.74%) Juniper
17 86 (0.74%) Red Hat
18 79 (0.68%) Sitecore