Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 11,313 12,964 14,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.62% 7.70% 8.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.32% 8.38% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,444 9,196 11,499
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 135,998 154,654 159,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.63% 91.90% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,808 123,799 133,287
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -1 5,199 £62,000 +3.33% 540
South East +7 2,159 £52,500 +5.00% 310
North of England -3 1,425 £45,000 - 296
Midlands +3 1,093 £45,000 -5.26% 241
West Midlands -1 808 £45,500 -4.21% 159
North West -2 774 £47,500 - 179
South West +1 719 £45,000 -5.26% 144
East of England +4 672 £55,000 +10.00% 124
Yorkshire +3 602 £45,000 - 89
East Midlands 0 281 £45,000 -10.00% 82
North East -35 50 £40,000 -5.88% 28
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 4,355 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3,628 (32.07%) Finance
3 2,555 (22.58%) PRINCE2
4 2,136 (18.88%) Microsoft
4 2,136 (18.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,934 (17.10%) Degree
6 1,654 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
7 1,540 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1,402 (12.39%) Scrum
9 1,279 (11.31%) Business Analysis
10 1,263 (11.16%) SQL
11 1,237 (10.93%) ITIL
12 1,213 (10.72%) PMO
13 1,144 (10.11%) Waterfall
14 1,062 (9.39%) Change Management
15 1,046 (9.25%) Windows
16 1,021 (9.03%) SDLC
17 943 (8.34%) Microsoft Azure
18 898 (7.94%) Retail
19 855 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
20 854 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
21 828 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
22 822 (7.27%) Marketing
23 801 (7.08%) CRM
24 800 (7.07%) .NET
25 784 (6.93%) Risk Management
26 781 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
27 764 (6.75%) SQL Server
28 760 (6.72%) QA
29 735 (6.50%) 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
1 392 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 292 (2.58%) Confluence
3 223 (1.97%) MS Exchange
4 214 (1.89%) CMS
5 129 (1.14%) Apache
6 106 (0.94%) IIS
7 80 (0.71%) WordPress
8 72 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 71 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 67 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
11 51 (0.45%) Apache Solr
11 51 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 50 (0.44%) SAS
13 46 (0.41%) Drupal
13 46 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 40 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
15 39 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
16 38 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
17 33 (0.29%) Tomcat
18 30 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 854 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 828 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
3 781 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 475 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 341 (3.01%) MS Visio
6 68 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 59 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 27 (0.24%) InVision
9 20 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 18 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
11 17 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 17 (0.15%) Open Workbench
12 13 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.071%) SPSS
14 6 (0.053%) Chatbot
15 4 (0.035%) Stata
16 2 (0.018%) Maya
16 2 (0.018%) Windchill
17 1 (0.009%) Adobe After Effects
17 1 (0.009%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 245 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 136 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 78 (0.69%) Magento
4 77 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 63 (0.56%) NetSuite
6 60 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
7 46 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
8 44 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
9 34 (0.30%) Relativity
10 33 (0.29%) SAP ERP
11 31 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
12 30 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
13 28 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
14 27 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
14 27 (0.24%) SAP CO
14 27 (0.24%) SAP FI
14 27 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
15 24 (0.21%) SAP BPC
16 23 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
16 23 (0.20%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 943 (8.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 693 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
3 586 (5.18%) Office 365
4 463 (4.09%) SaaS
5 220 (1.94%) PaaS
6 168 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 151 (1.33%) IaaS
8 122 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 106 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
10 90 (0.80%) GitHub
11 86 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
12 77 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
13 73 (0.65%) Amazon S3
14 68 (0.60%) Serverless
15 52 (0.46%) Google Analytics
16 44 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
17 43 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
18 40 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 38 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 36 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 391 (3.46%) Firewall
2 315 (2.78%) WAN
3 285 (2.52%) Internet
4 283 (2.50%) LAN
5 175 (1.55%) SAN
6 168 (1.49%) DNS
7 156 (1.38%) VPN
8 155 (1.37%) Network Security
9 147 (1.30%) TCP/IP
10 137 (1.21%) Unified Communications
11 127 (1.12%) Wireless
12 114 (1.01%) VoIP
13 109 (0.96%) DHCP
14 90 (0.80%) Skype
15 75 (0.66%) MPLS
16 73 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
17 60 (0.53%) VLAN
18 56 (0.50%) BGP
18 56 (0.50%) HTTP
19 53 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 764 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 342 (3.02%) Big Data
3 310 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 245 (2.17%) MySQL
5 210 (1.86%) Relational Database
6 160 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 159 (1.41%) Power BI
8 125 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 118 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 105 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 101 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
12 84 (0.74%) MongoDB
13 82 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 80 (0.71%) QlikView
15 79 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
15 79 (0.70%) NoSQL
16 78 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
17 71 (0.63%) Oracle Database
18 66 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
19 62 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 730 (6.45%) JIRA
2 282 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 202 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 158 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 139 (1.23%) Selenium
6 119 (1.05%) Visual Studio
7 85 (0.75%) Subversion
8 56 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 55 (0.49%) Cucumber
10 40 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 40 (0.35%) TeamCity
11 39 (0.34%) Hudson
12 38 (0.34%) JUnit
13 35 (0.31%) Bitbucket
13 35 (0.31%) Maven
14 34 (0.30%) Eclipse
15 33 (0.29%) Appium
15 33 (0.29%) PHPUnit
16 32 (0.28%) JMeter
17 28 (0.25%) gulp
General
1 3,628 (32.07%) Finance
2 898 (7.94%) Retail
3 822 (7.27%) Marketing
4 732 (6.47%) Banking
5 477 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 352 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 324 (2.86%) Legal
8 247 (2.18%) Advertising
9 227 (2.01%) Law
10 182 (1.61%) Investment Banking
11 177 (1.56%) Back Office
12 148 (1.31%) Front Office
13 127 (1.12%) Billing
14 123 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
15 122 (1.08%) Games
16 109 (0.96%) Electronics
17 101 (0.89%) Financial Institution
18 92 (0.81%) French Language
19 90 (0.80%) Automotive
20 78 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,399 (30.05%) Project Manager
2 1,524 (13.47%) Analyst
3 904 (7.99%) IT Manager
4 852 (7.53%) Business Analyst
5 812 (7.18%) Developer
6 678 (5.99%) Senior Manager
7 662 (5.85%) Consultant
8 579 (5.12%) Architect
9 565 (4.99%) Senior Project Manager
10 516 (4.56%) IT Project Manager
11 369 (3.26%) Delivery Manager
12 343 (3.03%) Programme Manager
13 342 (3.02%) Infrastructure Manager
14 288 (2.55%) Technical Manager
15 270 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
16 269 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
17 253 (2.24%) Software Project Manager
18 250 (2.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 219 (1.94%) Agile Project Manager
20 202 (1.79%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 800 (7.07%) .NET
2 592 (5.23%) HTML
3 434 (3.84%) CSS
4 398 (3.52%) Web Services
5 276 (2.44%) XML
6 208 (1.84%) jQuery
7 195 (1.72%) Middleware
8 183 (1.62%) AngularJS
9 177 (1.56%) ASP.NET
10 161 (1.42%) HTML5
10 161 (1.42%) JSON
11 157 (1.39%) REST
12 134 (1.18%) Node.js
13 133 (1.18%) SOAP
14 111 (0.98%) .NET Framework
15 109 (0.96%) React
16 93 (0.82%) Ajax
17 90 (0.80%) CSS3
18 85 (0.75%) Sass
18 85 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,540 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 734 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 657 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 547 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 512 (4.53%) User Experience
6 345 (3.05%) PMI
7 242 (2.14%) Fintech
8 205 (1.81%) Virtual Team
9 180 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 161 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 121 (1.07%) Driving Licence
12 118 (1.04%) FMCG
13 115 (1.02%) NHS
14 110 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
15 104 (0.92%) Public Cloud
16 99 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
17 72 (0.64%) Data Structures
18 70 (0.62%) Algorithms
19 65 (0.57%) Social Media
20 58 (0.51%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1,046 (9.25%) Windows
2 529 (4.68%) Linux
3 396 (3.50%) Windows Server
4 241 (2.13%) Unix
5 183 (1.62%) Windows 10
6 167 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 147 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 127 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 112 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 100 (0.88%) Android
11 61 (0.54%) AIX
12 52 (0.46%) Solaris
13 41 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (0.23%) CentOS
15 26 (0.23%) HPUX
15 26 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 20 (0.18%) Windows 8
17 18 (0.16%) Mac OS X
18 14 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,355 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2,555 (22.58%) PRINCE2
3 2,136 (18.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,654 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
5 1,402 (12.39%) Scrum
6 1,279 (11.31%) Business Analysis
7 1,237 (10.93%) ITIL
8 1,144 (10.11%) Waterfall
9 1,062 (9.39%) Change Management
10 1,021 (9.03%) SDLC
11 855 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 801 (7.08%) CRM
13 784 (6.93%) Risk Management
14 735 (6.50%) Analytics
15 701 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
16 671 (5.93%) Service Delivery
17 670 (5.92%) Mentoring
18 663 (5.86%) ERP
19 621 (5.49%) Coaching
20 610 (5.39%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,263 (11.16%) SQL
2 690 (6.10%) JavaScript
3 670 (5.92%) Java
4 602 (5.32%) C#
5 429 (3.79%) Python
6 303 (2.68%) C
7 268 (2.37%) PHP
8 257 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 163 (1.44%) C++
10 112 (0.99%) T-SQL
11 83 (0.73%) Ruby
12 80 (0.71%) VBA
13 77 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 69 (0.61%) Perl
15 65 (0.57%) PL/SQL
15 65 (0.57%) Shell Script
16 62 (0.55%) R
17 61 (0.54%) VB
17 61 (0.54%) VB.NET
18 51 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,934 (17.10%) Degree
2 695 (6.14%) PMI Certification
3 583 (5.15%) PMP
4 487 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 347 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 279 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 239 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 238 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 233 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 212 (1.87%) ISEB
11 173 (1.53%) MCSE
12 170 (1.50%) APMP
13 152 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
14 135 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
14 135 (1.19%) DV Cleared
15 131 (1.16%) CISSP
16 77 (0.68%) CISM
17 72 (0.64%) Master's Degree
18 69 (0.61%) CCNA
18 69 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,213 (10.72%) PMO
2 760 (6.72%) QA
3 336 (2.97%) GDPR
4 217 (1.92%) SLA
5 208 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 199 (1.76%) Data Quality
7 102 (0.90%) PCI DSS
8 56 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 53 (0.47%) COBIT
10 51 (0.45%) ISO 9001
11 45 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 34 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
13 30 (0.27%) PMBOK
14 26 (0.23%) SEPA
15 21 (0.19%) P3O
16 19 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 19 (0.17%) Solvency II
17 17 (0.15%) GAMP
17 17 (0.15%) ISO 14001
18 15 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 637 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 390 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 107 (0.95%) Docker
5 73 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 69 (0.61%) XenApp
7 60 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 51 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 50 (0.44%) vSphere
10 47 (0.42%) Firmware
11 40 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 38 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
13 16 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 16 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.080%) KVM
16 8 (0.071%) Forefront TMG
17 7 (0.062%) Varnish
18 5 (0.044%) VMware NSX
19 4 (0.035%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 176 (1.56%) SCCM
2 109 (0.96%) Puppet
3 91 (0.80%) Ansible
4 67 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (0.54%) Terraform
6 60 (0.53%) SCOM
7 52 (0.46%) Kubernetes
8 39 (0.34%) WSUS
9 31 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
10 29 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
11 24 (0.21%) vRealize
12 21 (0.19%) XenMobile
13 19 (0.17%) AirWatch
14 17 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
14 17 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
15 16 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
16 14 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 14 (0.12%) vCenter Server
17 13 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2,136 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 685 (6.05%) Oracle
3 622 (5.50%) SAP
4 539 (4.76%) VMware
5 359 (3.17%) Cisco
6 281 (2.48%) Citrix
7 273 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 202 (1.79%) Google
9 130 (1.15%) IBM
10 127 (1.12%) HP
11 116 (1.03%) ServiceNow
12 112 (0.99%) Adobe
12 112 (0.99%) Tableau
13 108 (0.95%) CheckPoint
14 88 (0.78%) hybris
15 87 (0.77%) NetApp
16 78 (0.69%) Juniper
17 74 (0.65%) Atlassian
18 67 (0.59%) EMC
19 62 (0.55%) JD Edwards