Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 28 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 7,653 10,376 11,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.63% 7.45% 7.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 8.08% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,842 7,658 9,018
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £54,671 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.60% +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 106,167 128,393 149,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.98% 92.18% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84,704 102,294 121,870
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -9 3,276 £62,500 - 378
South East 0 1,577 £55,000 +4.76% 298
North of England -3 932 £47,500 +5.56% 249
Midlands -6 753 £45,000 - 194
South West +3 555 £47,082 +4.63% 135
West Midlands -5 541 £47,500 +5.56% 116
East of England +10 516 £50,000 -8.68% 123
North West -8 504 £47,500 - 147
Yorkshire -5 368 £47,500 +8.81% 83
East Midlands 0 210 £45,000 - 78
North East +8 60 £44,327 +10.82% 19
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2,826 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
2 2,450 (32.01%) Finance
3 1,506 (19.68%) PRINCE2
4 1,412 (18.45%) Project Delivery
5 1,367 (17.86%) Degree
6 1,291 (16.87%) Microsoft
7 1,261 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,098 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
9 885 (11.56%) SQL
10 841 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
11 813 (10.62%) ITIL
12 786 (10.27%) Scrum
13 774 (10.11%) Azure
14 727 (9.50%) Change Management
15 676 (8.83%) Waterfall
16 675 (8.82%) Business Analysis
17 663 (8.66%) Analytics
18 647 (8.45%) SDLC
19 633 (8.27%) Windows
20 632 (8.26%) Retail
21 568 (7.42%) Mentoring
22 564 (7.37%) AWS
23 537 (7.02%) JIRA
24 531 (6.94%) PMO
25 525 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
26 499 (6.52%) JavaScript
27 493 (6.44%) Management Information System
28 486 (6.35%) Marketing
29 476 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
30 469 (6.13%) Coaching

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
1 264 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 221 (2.89%) Confluence
3 164 (2.14%) CMS
4 89 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 87 (1.14%) IIS
6 84 (1.10%) Apache Spark
7 53 (0.69%) Skype for Business
8 51 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 37 (0.48%) SAS
10 36 (0.47%) Smallworld
11 34 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 31 (0.41%) Apache
13 27 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 27 (0.35%) WordPress
14 26 (0.34%) WebSphere
15 25 (0.33%) Tomcat
16 19 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (0.24%) JBoss
18 17 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
18 17 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 525 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 476 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
3 366 (4.78%) Microsoft Project
4 289 (3.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 170 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 61 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 41 (0.54%) InVision
8 31 (0.41%) Adobe XD
9 29 (0.38%) Sketch
10 23 (0.30%) Zeplin
11 14 (0.18%) Photoshop
12 12 (0.16%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.13%) Open Workbench
14 8 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.078%) Fireworks
15 6 (0.078%) SPSS
16 5 (0.065%) Chatbot
16 5 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
16 5 (0.065%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 106 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.97%) Magento
3 69 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 66 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
5 55 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
6 42 (0.55%) NetSuite
7 36 (0.47%) SAP MM
8 30 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
9 28 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
10 27 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 26 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
12 24 (0.31%) SAP ERP
13 21 (0.27%) SAP FI
14 19 (0.25%) SAP CO
14 19 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
14 19 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
15 16 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
16 15 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 15 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
17 14 (0.18%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 774 (10.11%) Azure
2 564 (7.37%) AWS
3 454 (5.93%) Office 365
4 326 (4.26%) SaaS
5 172 (2.25%) Power Platform
6 127 (1.66%) GCP
7 106 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
8 96 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
9 78 (1.02%) Serverless
10 75 (0.98%) PaaS
11 72 (0.94%) GitHub
12 71 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
13 56 (0.73%) IaaS
14 51 (0.67%) npm
15 47 (0.61%) Amazon S3
16 46 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
17 36 (0.47%) Trello
18 31 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
19 28 (0.37%) OneDrive
19 28 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 224 (2.93%) Firewall
2 219 (2.86%) Internet
3 193 (2.52%) WAN
4 183 (2.39%) LAN
5 174 (2.27%) DNS
6 130 (1.70%) TCP/IP
7 116 (1.52%) DHCP
8 113 (1.48%) VoIP
9 104 (1.36%) Wireless
10 103 (1.35%) SAN
11 96 (1.25%) Intranet
12 66 (0.86%) Skype
13 60 (0.78%) HTTP
13 60 (0.78%) VPN
14 56 (0.73%) MPLS
15 52 (0.68%) Network Security
16 50 (0.65%) Unified Communications
16 50 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
17 46 (0.60%) VLAN
18 45 (0.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 290 (3.79%) Big Data
3 223 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 163 (2.13%) Power BI
5 159 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 145 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 134 (1.75%) MySQL
8 116 (1.52%) Hadoop
9 112 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 89 (1.16%) QlikView
11 76 (0.99%) RDBMS
12 68 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 58 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 54 (0.71%) GIS
14 54 (0.71%) SAP HANA
15 51 (0.67%) Oracle Database
16 44 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
16 44 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
17 41 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
17 41 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 537 (7.02%) JIRA
2 218 (2.85%) Jenkins
3 206 (2.69%) Git (software)
4 119 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 79 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 70 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 66 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 64 (0.84%) Subversion
9 62 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 55 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 47 (0.61%) Selenium
12 45 (0.59%) Vagrant
13 38 (0.50%) Bitbucket
14 31 (0.41%) Maven
15 27 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
16 26 (0.34%) Artifactory
16 26 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
17 25 (0.33%) Axure RP
17 25 (0.33%) Balsamiq
17 25 (0.33%) NetBeans
General
1 2,450 (32.01%) Finance
2 632 (8.26%) Retail
3 486 (6.35%) Marketing
4 341 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 340 (4.44%) Public Sector
6 305 (3.99%) Banking
7 274 (3.58%) Legal
8 164 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 149 (1.95%) Law
10 117 (1.53%) Advertising
11 112 (1.46%) Billing
12 100 (1.31%) Local Government
13 96 (1.25%) Back Office
14 82 (1.07%) Automotive
15 80 (1.05%) Electronics
16 78 (1.02%) Front Office
17 58 (0.76%) Police
18 57 (0.74%) Games
19 52 (0.68%) Financial Institution
20 50 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,173 (28.39%) Project Manager
2 853 (11.15%) Analyst
3 597 (7.80%) IT Manager
4 509 (6.65%) Developer
5 482 (6.30%) Consultant
6 463 (6.05%) Senior Manager
7 428 (5.59%) Business Analyst
8 393 (5.14%) Architect
9 385 (5.03%) IT Project Manager
10 343 (4.48%) Senior Project Manager
11 224 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
12 193 (2.52%) Technical Manager
13 173 (2.26%) Infrastructure Manager
14 165 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
15 151 (1.97%) Programme Manager
16 150 (1.96%) Digital Project Manager
17 147 (1.92%) Business Manager
18 141 (1.84%) Technical Project Manager
19 139 (1.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
20 138 (1.80%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (5.57%) .NET
2 346 (4.52%) HTML
3 279 (3.65%) CSS
4 171 (2.23%) Web Services
5 164 (2.14%) jQuery
6 157 (2.05%) AngularJS
7 147 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 123 (1.61%) XML
9 117 (1.53%) Node.js
10 114 (1.49%) REST
11 103 (1.35%) RESTful
12 90 (1.18%) JSON
13 82 (1.07%) HTML5
14 77 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 77 (1.01%) Middleware
15 74 (0.97%) Ajax
16 73 (0.95%) .NET Framework
17 72 (0.94%) React
17 72 (0.94%) SOAP
18 62 (0.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 841 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 493 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 386 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
4 361 (4.72%) User Experience
5 280 (3.66%) Data Centre
6 189 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 154 (2.01%) PMI
8 116 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 115 (1.50%) Driving Licence
10 105 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 84 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
12 81 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 68 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 58 (0.76%) Social Media
15 57 (0.74%) Internet of Things
16 56 (0.73%) Data Structures
17 55 (0.72%) FMCG
18 45 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
19 43 (0.56%) iPad
20 42 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 633 (8.27%) Windows
2 393 (5.14%) Linux
3 276 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 162 (2.12%) Unix
5 119 (1.55%) Windows 10
6 64 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 58 (0.76%) Android
9 46 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 28 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.26%) Solaris
13 18 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.14%) VMS
17 10 (0.13%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.065%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.052%) webOS
20 3 (0.039%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,826 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,506 (19.68%) PRINCE2
3 1,412 (18.45%) Project Delivery
4 1,261 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,098 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
6 813 (10.62%) ITIL
7 786 (10.27%) Scrum
8 727 (9.50%) Change Management
9 676 (8.83%) Waterfall
10 675 (8.82%) Business Analysis
11 663 (8.66%) Analytics
12 647 (8.45%) SDLC
13 568 (7.42%) Mentoring
14 469 (6.13%) Coaching
15 467 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 465 (6.08%) Service Delivery
17 464 (6.06%) Decision-Making
17 464 (6.06%) Migration
18 443 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
19 437 (5.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 885 (11.56%) SQL
2 499 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 421 (5.50%) C#
4 380 (4.97%) Python
5 379 (4.95%) C
6 337 (4.40%) Java
7 175 (2.29%) PowerShell
8 134 (1.75%) PHP
9 94 (1.23%) C++
10 92 (1.20%) TypeScript
11 88 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 79 (1.03%) Ruby
13 70 (0.91%) R
14 62 (0.81%) VBA
15 53 (0.69%) Bash Shell
16 50 (0.65%) Scala
17 49 (0.64%) VB.NET
18 38 (0.50%) PL/SQL
19 35 (0.46%) VB
20 33 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,367 (17.86%) Degree
2 374 (4.89%) PMP
2 374 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 360 (4.70%) PMI Certification
4 213 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 201 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 183 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 180 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 121 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 119 (1.55%) APMP
10 102 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
11 91 (1.19%) CISSP
12 87 (1.14%) DV Cleared
13 80 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
14 59 (0.77%) CISM
15 58 (0.76%) CCNA
16 57 (0.74%) Master's Degree
17 48 (0.63%) CCNP
18 45 (0.59%) ISEB
18 45 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 531 (6.94%) PMO
2 380 (4.97%) QA
3 222 (2.90%) SLA
4 194 (2.53%) GDPR
5 193 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 143 (1.87%) Data Quality
7 51 (0.67%) NIST
8 49 (0.64%) PCI DSS
9 46 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 35 (0.46%) COBIT
11 32 (0.42%) ISO 9001
12 28 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 28 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 25 (0.33%) MiFID
14 24 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 23 (0.30%) Solvency II
16 20 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
17 18 (0.24%) EMIR
18 15 (0.20%) JSP 440
18 15 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 322 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 200 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (1.96%) Docker
4 112 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 50 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 47 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 45 (0.59%) XenApp
8 42 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (0.42%) Firmware
10 30 (0.39%) vSphere
11 28 (0.37%) VirtualBox
12 20 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
13 15 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (0.13%) HDFS
16 9 (0.12%) vCloud
17 8 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 7 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
19 6 (0.078%) iptables
20 5 (0.065%) NFS
Systems Management
1 122 (1.59%) Ansible
2 121 (1.58%) SCCM
3 111 (1.45%) Terraform
4 87 (1.14%) Kubernetes
5 80 (1.05%) Puppet
6 47 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
8 34 (0.44%) SCOM
9 32 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
10 29 (0.38%) Nagios
10 29 (0.38%) WSUS
11 22 (0.29%) Backup Exec
12 19 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 18 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
14 16 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
15 15 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 14 (0.18%) Salt
17 11 (0.14%) FortiGate
18 10 (0.13%) Consul
19 9 (0.12%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,291 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 444 (5.80%) Oracle
3 399 (5.21%) SAP
4 277 (3.62%) VMware
5 224 (2.93%) Cisco
6 189 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 130 (1.70%) Citrix
8 120 (1.57%) Adobe
9 118 (1.54%) Google
10 111 (1.45%) IBM
11 110 (1.44%) Tableau
12 74 (0.97%) hybris
13 69 (0.90%) Informatica
14 66 (0.86%) HP
15 61 (0.80%) Atlassian
16 60 (0.78%) Capita
17 56 (0.73%) Splunk
17 56 (0.73%) WorldPay
18 55 (0.72%) ServiceNow
19 52 (0.68%) Cloudera