Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 2,390 8,669 11,753
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.31% 6.85% 7.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 7.43% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,118 6,925 9,275
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +4.76%

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 41,624 116,643 141,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.55% 92.23% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34,579 92,809 113,388
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £29,375
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in England

Project Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Project Management in England

Project Management
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Management in England over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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 -25 943 £65,000 +8.33% 161
South East -15 480 £52,500 - 82
North of England -9 401 £47,500 - 87
Midlands -11 251 £45,000 -5.26% 74
North West -10 191 £47,000 -0.53% 53
Yorkshire +14 189 £47,500 -3.64% 29
West Midlands -9 181 £45,000 -5.26% 46
South West -29 152 £51,921 +15.38% 68
East of England -2 116 £51,250 +2.50% 45
East Midlands -12 68 £47,500 - 27
North East -21 21 £45,000 -4.26% 5
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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.

1 987 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 598 (25.02%) Finance
3 495 (20.71%) Degree
4 393 (16.44%) Microsoft
5 365 (15.27%) PRINCE2
6 329 (13.77%) Project Delivery
7 294 (12.30%) ITIL
8 283 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 273 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
10 265 (11.09%) Scrum
11 262 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
12 260 (10.88%) Azure
13 249 (10.42%) SQL
14 218 (9.12%) JavaScript
14 218 (9.12%) Management Information System
15 214 (8.95%) Agile Project Management
16 196 (8.20%) Business Analysis
17 195 (8.16%) Windows
18 184 (7.70%) .NET
19 183 (7.66%) Mentoring
20 178 (7.45%) Computer Science
21 171 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
22 170 (7.11%) JIRA
23 169 (7.07%) DevOps
24 167 (6.99%) Service Delivery
25 163 (6.82%) Python
25 163 (6.82%) AWS
26 162 (6.78%) Security Cleared
27 158 (6.61%) Java
28 153 (6.40%) Analytics

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 80 (3.35%) Confluence
2 79 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 44 (1.84%) IIS
4 33 (1.38%) Smallworld
5 32 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 26 (1.09%) CMS
7 22 (0.92%) SAS
8 18 (0.75%) Apache
9 17 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 17 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 17 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.63%) Skype for Business
12 12 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (0.46%) WordPress
14 9 (0.38%) EPiServer
15 7 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
16 5 (0.21%) Luigi
17 4 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 136 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (3.72%) Microsoft Project
3 88 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 52 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 48 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.75%) Sketch
7 17 (0.71%) InVision
8 10 (0.42%) Figma
9 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.084%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.084%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.084%) Simulink
11 2 (0.084%) Windchill
12 1 (0.042%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.042%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.042%) Maya
12 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 45 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 35 (1.46%) SAP ERP
3 20 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.84%) SAP MM
4 15 (0.63%) SAP GTS
5 13 (0.54%) Odoo
6 12 (0.50%) Magento
7 10 (0.42%) SAP SD
8 9 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.25%) Maximo
10 6 (0.25%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.21%) Relativity
11 5 (0.21%) SAP LE
11 5 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
11 5 (0.21%) TRIRIGA
12 4 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
12 4 (0.17%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 4 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 260 (10.88%) Azure
2 163 (6.82%) AWS
3 136 (5.69%) Office 365
4 99 (4.14%) SaaS
5 59 (2.47%) Power Platform
6 49 (2.05%) IaaS
6 49 (2.05%) PaaS
7 43 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (1.17%) GCP
9 22 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
11 16 (0.67%) OpenShift
12 14 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.59%) npm
13 12 (0.50%) Logic Apps
13 12 (0.50%) OneDrive
14 11 (0.46%) Trello
15 10 (0.42%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.42%) Yammer
16 9 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.81%) WAN
2 88 (3.68%) Firewall
3 78 (3.26%) LAN
4 59 (2.47%) VPN
5 57 (2.38%) Internet
6 50 (2.09%) DNS
7 49 (2.05%) SAN
8 45 (1.88%) Wireless
9 44 (1.84%) Broadband
10 32 (1.34%) DHCP
10 32 (1.34%) TCP/IP
11 31 (1.30%) VoIP
12 27 (1.13%) Skype
13 25 (1.05%) Network Security
14 23 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (0.92%) MPLS
16 20 (0.84%) VLAN
17 19 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (0.71%) NetScaler
19 15 (0.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 64 (2.68%) Big Data
3 63 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 55 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 54 (2.26%) Power BI
7 51 (2.13%) MySQL
8 25 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (1.05%) Tableau
9 23 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
9 23 (0.96%) MongoDB
10 18 (0.75%) Blockchain
11 17 (0.71%) Data Lake
12 16 (0.67%) GIS
12 16 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (0.63%) DB2
14 13 (0.54%) BigQuery
14 13 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 170 (7.11%) JIRA
2 77 (3.22%) Git (software)
3 27 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 21 (0.88%) Selenium
5 20 (0.84%) Subversion
6 19 (0.79%) LSMW
7 12 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.46%) webpack
9 10 (0.42%) gulp
10 9 (0.38%) JUnit
10 9 (0.38%) NUnit
11 8 (0.33%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.33%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.33%) Spinnaker
11 8 (0.33%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.29%) GitLab
13 6 (0.25%) jspm
13 6 (0.25%) MSTest
13 6 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 598 (25.02%) Finance
2 113 (4.73%) Public Sector
3 111 (4.64%) Marketing
4 101 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 90 (3.77%) Law
6 84 (3.51%) Banking
7 83 (3.47%) Manufacturing
8 69 (2.89%) Legal
9 57 (2.38%) Retail
10 30 (1.26%) Local Government
11 27 (1.13%) Games
12 26 (1.09%) Back Office
12 26 (1.09%) Front Office
13 25 (1.05%) Advertising
14 23 (0.96%) Electronics
14 23 (0.96%) Police
15 17 (0.71%) Italian Language
16 15 (0.63%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.63%) Billing
16 15 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 512 (21.42%) Project Manager
2 342 (14.31%) Developer
3 236 (9.87%) Analyst
4 184 (7.70%) IT Manager
5 127 (5.31%) Senior Developer
6 124 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 103 (4.31%) Senior Manager
8 100 (4.18%) Consultant
9 94 (3.93%) Architect
10 80 (3.35%) IT Project Manager
11 66 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
12 65 (2.72%) Senior Project Manager
13 59 (2.47%) Technical Manager
14 55 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
15 50 (2.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 49 (2.05%) Product Manager
17 47 (1.97%) Digital Project Manager
17 47 (1.97%) Junior
18 44 (1.84%) Technical Project Manager
19 41 (1.72%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (7.70%) .NET
2 141 (5.90%) HTML
3 115 (4.81%) CSS
4 101 (4.23%) AngularJS
5 95 (3.97%) REST
6 85 (3.56%) Vue.js
7 78 (3.26%) React
8 55 (2.30%) jQuery
9 48 (2.01%) Web Services
10 47 (1.97%) HTML5
11 42 (1.76%) Node.js
12 41 (1.72%) Django
13 40 (1.67%) .NET Core
13 40 (1.67%) ASP.NET
14 36 (1.51%) XML
15 33 (1.38%) Middleware
16 29 (1.21%) JSON
17 28 (1.17%) CSS3
18 26 (1.09%) .NET Framework
18 26 (1.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 262 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 218 (9.12%) Management Information System
3 134 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
4 112 (4.69%) User Experience
5 86 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 58 (2.43%) Data Structures
7 45 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 43 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
9 42 (1.76%) Algorithms
10 40 (1.67%) PMI
11 39 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 31 (1.30%) Virtual Team
13 23 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (0.96%) Internet of Things
14 21 (0.88%) Driving Licence
14 21 (0.88%) NHS
15 17 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
16 15 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
17 14 (0.59%) Replication
17 14 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 195 (8.16%) Windows
2 140 (5.86%) Linux
3 78 (3.26%) Windows Server
4 40 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (1.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 37 (1.55%) Unix
6 36 (1.51%) Windows 10
7 30 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (0.92%) Android
10 18 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 17 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
12 9 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.38%) Solaris
13 8 (0.33%) CentOS
14 7 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 987 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (15.27%) PRINCE2
3 329 (13.77%) Project Delivery
4 294 (12.30%) ITIL
5 283 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 273 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
7 265 (11.09%) Scrum
8 214 (8.95%) Agile Project Management
9 196 (8.20%) Business Analysis
10 183 (7.66%) Mentoring
11 178 (7.45%) Computer Science
12 171 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 169 (7.07%) DevOps
14 167 (6.99%) Service Delivery
15 153 (6.40%) Analytics
16 149 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
17 144 (6.03%) Software Engineering
18 141 (5.90%) Waterfall
19 136 (5.69%) Change Management
20 133 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 249 (10.42%) SQL
2 218 (9.12%) JavaScript
3 163 (6.82%) Python
4 158 (6.61%) Java
5 136 (5.69%) C#
6 92 (3.85%) C
7 66 (2.76%) PowerShell
8 44 (1.84%) PHP
9 43 (1.80%) C++
10 24 (1.00%) TypeScript
11 21 (0.88%) R
12 19 (0.79%) ABAP
12 19 (0.79%) SAPscript
13 16 (0.67%) Scala
14 15 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.54%) ActionScript
15 13 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
15 13 (0.54%) Ruby
15 13 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 495 (20.71%) Degree
2 162 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 88 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 80 (3.35%) PMP
5 79 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 78 (3.26%) PMI Certification
7 56 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 48 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
9 48 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 35 (1.46%) MCSE
11 34 (1.42%) CCNA
12 33 (1.38%) CISSP
12 33 (1.38%) Master's Degree
13 26 (1.09%) MCSA
14 25 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 22 (0.92%) CCNP
16 19 (0.79%) APMP
17 15 (0.63%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (5.10%) QA
2 100 (4.18%) PMO
3 73 (3.05%) SLA
4 59 (2.47%) GDPR
5 36 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (1.17%) COBIT
7 19 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.67%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.29%) P3O
11 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.21%) ITGC
12 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.17%) NIST
14 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.13%) WCAG
15 2 (0.084%) IFRS
15 2 (0.084%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 102 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 69 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.72%) Docker
4 29 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.63%) vSphere
6 14 (0.59%) Firmware
6 14 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.59%) XenApp
7 13 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.084%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.084%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 43 (1.80%) Kubernetes
2 34 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (1.34%) Ansible
4 24 (1.00%) SCCM
5 22 (0.92%) Terraform
6 17 (0.71%) Puppet
7 9 (0.38%) WSUS
8 8 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.25%) CASB
10 6 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (0.25%) SCOM
11 5 (0.21%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.21%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.17%) Nagios
13 3 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 393 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 151 (6.32%) SAP
3 118 (4.94%) VMware
4 115 (4.81%) Cisco
5 107 (4.48%) Oracle
6 62 (2.59%) ServiceNow
7 60 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 53 (2.22%) Citrix
9 50 (2.09%) HP
10 49 (2.05%) Remedy
11 39 (1.63%) Google
12 31 (1.30%) Juniper
13 26 (1.09%) Atlassian
14 24 (1.00%) CheckPoint
15 23 (0.96%) IBM
16 22 (0.92%) Red Hat
17 21 (0.88%) Sophos
18 19 (0.79%) Adobe
18 19 (0.79%) Dell
19 18 (0.75%) Sage