Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 32 28
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 3,794 7,440 10,194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.60% 6.64% 7.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% 7.22% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,333 6,017 8,045
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,488 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 62,841 103,080 127,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.74% 92.02% 92.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49,769 83,351 102,802
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.42% +2.28% +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 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 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 -13 1,523 £62,500 - 238
South East -3 808 £53,506 -2.72% 179
North of England -5 583 £45,000 -10.00% 149
Midlands -6 424 £47,500 - 124
North West +14 362 £42,500 -15.00% 79
West Midlands +1 335 £47,500 - 77
South West -31 249 £50,000 +5.26% 98
Yorkshire -23 190 £45,750 -3.68% 49
East of England -14 152 £52,500 +5.00% 66
East Midlands -17 94 £50,000 +5.26% 45
North East -16 31 £45,000 +1.52% 21
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 1,479 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 896 (23.62%) Finance
3 742 (19.56%) Microsoft
4 653 (17.21%) Project Delivery
5 594 (15.66%) PRINCE2
6 540 (14.23%) Azure
7 537 (14.15%) Degree
8 488 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 484 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
10 443 (11.68%) SQL
11 431 (11.36%) Scrum
12 420 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
13 369 (9.73%) Management Information System
14 338 (8.91%) DevOps
15 332 (8.75%) ITIL
16 324 (8.54%) Change Management
17 314 (8.28%) Mentoring
18 302 (7.96%) Windows
19 301 (7.93%) Waterfall
20 300 (7.91%) AWS
21 295 (7.78%) JavaScript
22 292 (7.70%) JIRA
23 283 (7.46%) Analytics
24 280 (7.38%) Law
25 277 (7.30%) Business Analysis
26 273 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
27 257 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
27 257 (6.77%) Microsoft 365
28 254 (6.69%) Python
29 253 (6.67%) .NET

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
1 133 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 124 (3.27%) CMS
3 111 (2.93%) Confluence
4 52 (1.37%) WordPress
5 51 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 48 (1.27%) EPiServer
6 48 (1.27%) IIS
6 48 (1.27%) SAS
7 29 (0.76%) Apache
8 28 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
9 26 (0.69%) Kentico
9 26 (0.69%) Umbraco
10 25 (0.66%) Drupal
11 18 (0.47%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.29%) Alfresco
15 10 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.21%) nginx
17 7 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 273 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
2 240 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 156 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
4 109 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 93 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.71%) Sketch
7 23 (0.61%) InVision
8 22 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.37%) Figma
10 13 (0.34%) Photoshop
11 12 (0.32%) Adobe XD
12 10 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.21%) Simulink
14 6 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 6 (0.16%) Zeplin
15 4 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.11%) Chatbot
15 4 (0.11%) Open Workbench
16 3 (0.079%) AutoCAD
17 2 (0.053%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 58 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.95%) NetSuite
3 26 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 22 (0.58%) SAP MM
5 21 (0.55%) Shopify
6 19 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
7 15 (0.40%) Magento
7 15 (0.40%) Workfront
8 14 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
8 14 (0.37%) nopCommerce
8 14 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
9 12 (0.32%) SAP Business One
10 11 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
11 10 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
11 10 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 10 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
12 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (0.21%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 540 (14.23%) Azure
2 300 (7.91%) AWS
3 257 (6.77%) Microsoft 365
4 220 (5.80%) SaaS
5 169 (4.45%) Power Platform
6 76 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
6 76 (2.00%) GCP
7 65 (1.71%) Serverless
8 52 (1.37%) PaaS
9 51 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 48 (1.27%) IaaS
11 43 (1.13%) PowerApps
12 42 (1.11%) Logic Apps
13 38 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
14 35 (0.92%) GitHub
15 26 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
16 23 (0.61%) Asana
16 23 (0.61%) Azure Functions
17 22 (0.58%) Google Analytics
17 22 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 147 (3.87%) Firewall
2 98 (2.58%) WAN
3 74 (1.95%) LAN
4 63 (1.66%) DNS
5 60 (1.58%) Internet
6 55 (1.45%) VPN
7 44 (1.16%) SSL
7 44 (1.16%) Wireless
8 40 (1.05%) SAN
9 39 (1.03%) TCP/IP
9 39 (1.03%) VLAN
10 32 (0.84%) WLAN
11 31 (0.82%) VoIP
12 25 (0.66%) NAS
12 25 (0.66%) Unified Communications
13 24 (0.63%) Network Security
14 23 (0.61%) DHCP
15 21 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (0.55%) MPLS
16 19 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 131 (3.45%) Power BI
3 115 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 102 (2.69%) Big Data
5 91 (2.40%) MySQL
6 82 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 70 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 66 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (1.03%) Tableau
11 37 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 30 (0.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 28 (0.74%) QlikView
15 23 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
16 22 (0.58%) Data Lake
17 21 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
18 20 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
19 19 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 292 (7.70%) JIRA
2 141 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 71 (1.87%) Jenkins
4 27 (0.71%) Selenium
5 21 (0.55%) Bitbucket
6 20 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
7 18 (0.47%) LSMW
8 17 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (0.42%) PHPUnit
9 16 (0.42%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.40%) GitLab
11 11 (0.29%) NUnit
11 11 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
11 11 (0.29%) Subversion
11 11 (0.29%) Vagrant
12 10 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 9 (0.24%) gulp
13 9 (0.24%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.16%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.16%) webpack
General
1 896 (23.62%) Finance
2 280 (7.38%) Law
3 241 (6.35%) Marketing
4 212 (5.59%) Manufacturing
5 208 (5.48%) Legal
6 168 (4.43%) Banking
7 155 (4.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 152 (4.01%) Retail
9 143 (3.77%) Public Sector
10 125 (3.29%) Telecoms
11 78 (2.06%) Electronics
12 59 (1.56%) Games
13 52 (1.37%) Front Office
14 51 (1.34%) Advertising
15 36 (0.95%) Investment Banking
16 33 (0.87%) Local Government
17 32 (0.84%) French Language
18 30 (0.79%) German Language
19 25 (0.66%) Financial Institution
20 22 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 941 (24.80%) Project Manager
2 398 (10.49%) Developer
3 370 (9.75%) Analyst
4 284 (7.49%) IT Manager
5 189 (4.98%) IT Project Manager
6 175 (4.61%) Consultant
7 171 (4.51%) Business Analyst
8 163 (4.30%) Senior Manager
9 161 (4.24%) Senior Developer
10 150 (3.95%) Administrator
11 134 (3.53%) Architect
12 133 (3.51%) Digital Project Manager
13 116 (3.06%) Senior Project Manager
14 112 (2.95%) Data Administrator
15 102 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
16 100 (2.64%) Technical Manager
17 83 (2.19%) Software Project Manager
18 80 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
19 78 (2.06%) Business Manager
20 72 (1.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (6.67%) .NET
2 172 (4.53%) HTML
3 156 (4.11%) CSS
4 88 (2.32%) Web Services
5 87 (2.29%) Vue.js
6 85 (2.24%) React
7 80 (2.11%) RESTful
8 70 (1.85%) AngularJS
9 68 (1.79%) .NET Core
10 57 (1.50%) Node.js
11 54 (1.42%) ASP.NET
11 54 (1.42%) REST
12 47 (1.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 42 (1.11%) Django
13 42 (1.11%) Laravel
14 37 (0.98%) .NET Framework
14 37 (0.98%) HTML5
15 36 (0.95%) jQuery
16 35 (0.92%) Sass
17 34 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 420 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 369 (9.73%) Management Information System
3 201 (5.30%) User Experience
4 182 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
5 134 (3.53%) Data Centre
6 100 (2.64%) Mobile App
7 71 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
8 57 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 53 (1.40%) PMI
10 48 (1.27%) NHS
11 47 (1.24%) e-Learning
12 44 (1.16%) Virtual Team
13 38 (1.00%) Derivative
14 36 (0.95%) Public Cloud
14 36 (0.95%) Social Media
15 31 (0.82%) Blog
16 30 (0.79%) Internet of Things
17 27 (0.71%) Fixed Income
17 27 (0.71%) Life Science
18 25 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 302 (7.96%) Windows
2 170 (4.48%) Linux
3 134 (3.53%) Windows Server
4 55 (1.45%) Windows 10
5 39 (1.03%) Android
6 38 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 36 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
10 28 (0.74%) Unix
11 20 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 19 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
13 18 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.26%) CentOS
17 9 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.16%) Debian
19 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
20 3 (0.079%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,479 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 653 (17.21%) Project Delivery
3 594 (15.66%) PRINCE2
4 488 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 484 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
6 431 (11.36%) Scrum
7 338 (8.91%) DevOps
8 332 (8.75%) ITIL
9 324 (8.54%) Change Management
10 314 (8.28%) Mentoring
11 301 (7.93%) Waterfall
12 283 (7.46%) Analytics
13 277 (7.30%) Business Analysis
14 257 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
15 242 (6.38%) Information Security
16 241 (6.35%) Agile Project Management
17 236 (6.22%) Migration
18 230 (6.06%) ERP
19 222 (5.85%) Coaching
19 222 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 443 (11.68%) SQL
2 295 (7.78%) JavaScript
3 254 (6.69%) Python
4 226 (5.96%) C#
5 160 (4.22%) Java
6 139 (3.66%) C
7 94 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 82 (2.16%) PHP
9 52 (1.37%) R
10 49 (1.29%) C++
11 40 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 36 (0.95%) TypeScript
13 35 (0.92%) VBA
14 23 (0.61%) Go
14 23 (0.61%) MATLAB
14 23 (0.61%) Scala
15 21 (0.55%) Bash Shell
16 20 (0.53%) ABAP
17 19 (0.50%) SAPscript
17 19 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 537 (14.15%) Degree
2 213 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 150 (3.95%) PMI Certification
4 137 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 136 (3.58%) PMP
6 105 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 101 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 71 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 70 (1.85%) DV Cleared
10 63 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (1.37%) MCSE
12 49 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 42 (1.11%) CCNA
14 38 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 37 (0.98%) CISSP
16 35 (0.92%) MCITP
17 34 (0.90%) CCNP
18 27 (0.71%) ISEB
19 26 (0.69%) Master's Degree
20 23 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (6.14%) PMO
2 211 (5.56%) GDPR
3 169 (4.45%) QA
4 82 (2.16%) SLA
5 56 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 56 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.55%) COBIT
7 20 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
8 17 (0.45%) NIST
9 14 (0.37%) WAI
10 13 (0.34%) P3O
10 13 (0.34%) WCAG
11 11 (0.29%) EMIR
11 11 (0.29%) MiFID
12 10 (0.26%) CDISC
12 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.24%) Good Clinical Practice
13 9 (0.24%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
14 6 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 184 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 136 (3.58%) Docker
3 103 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.63%) Firmware
6 22 (0.58%) XenApp
7 19 (0.50%) vSphere
8 18 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
10 15 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (0.40%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.29%) Terminal Server
11 11 (0.29%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.079%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.079%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 2 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.053%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 112 (2.95%) Kubernetes
2 77 (2.03%) Terraform
3 68 (1.79%) Ansible
4 27 (0.71%) SCCM
5 22 (0.58%) WSUS
6 21 (0.55%) Puppet
7 19 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (0.26%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.26%) SCOM
9 10 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.18%) Nagios
12 5 (0.13%) Sonobuoy
13 4 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
13 4 (0.11%) Stealthwatch
14 3 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.079%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 742 (19.56%) Microsoft
2 153 (4.03%) SAP
2 153 (4.03%) VMware
3 141 (3.72%) Oracle
4 113 (2.98%) Cisco
5 105 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
6 94 (2.48%) Google
7 73 (1.92%) Citrix
8 67 (1.77%) ServiceNow
9 40 (1.05%) Adobe
10 38 (1.00%) Sitecore
11 32 (0.84%) IBM
12 31 (0.82%) HP
13 30 (0.79%) Red Hat
14 29 (0.76%) Apple
15 24 (0.63%) Informatica
15 24 (0.63%) Remedy
16 23 (0.61%) CheckPoint
16 23 (0.61%) JD Edwards
17 22 (0.58%) Bloomberg