Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 7,181 10,157 11,669
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.56% 7.33% 7.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.13% 7.95% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,710 7,852 9,486
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 100,697 127,721 151,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.98% 92.21% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 80,428 101,631 124,897
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.92%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -5 3,259 £62,500 - 224
South East 0 1,475 £55,000 - 180
North of England -7 824 £49,000 +3.16% 138
Midlands -11 618 £47,500 +5.56% 105
South West +5 531 £50,000 +11.11% 100
West Midlands -8 451 £47,500 +5.56% 65
East of England +11 438 £52,245 -0.49% 86
North West -15 425 £50,000 - 78
Yorkshire -2 334 £47,500 +11.76% 44
East Midlands -4 165 £47,000 +4.44% 40
North East +9 65 £43,327 +8.32% 16
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2,665 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2,214 (30.83%) Finance
3 1,395 (19.43%) Project Delivery
4 1,314 (18.30%) Degree
5 1,308 (18.21%) PRINCE2
6 1,288 (17.94%) Microsoft
7 1,229 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 992 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
9 930 (12.95%) SQL
10 899 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
11 793 (11.04%) Azure
12 744 (10.36%) Scrum
13 669 (9.32%) ITIL
14 661 (9.20%) Analytics
15 655 (9.12%) Change Management
15 655 (9.12%) Business Analysis
16 641 (8.93%) Windows
17 609 (8.48%) Waterfall
17 609 (8.48%) SDLC
18 578 (8.05%) Retail
19 552 (7.69%) JIRA
20 522 (7.27%) AWS
21 512 (7.13%) Microsoft Excel
22 496 (6.91%) SQL Server
23 490 (6.82%) Management Information System
24 483 (6.73%) JavaScript
25 481 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
26 480 (6.68%) Microsoft Office
26 480 (6.68%) Mentoring
27 478 (6.66%) PMO

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
1 281 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 245 (3.41%) Confluence
3 157 (2.19%) CMS
4 80 (1.11%) IIS
5 79 (1.10%) Apache Spark
6 76 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 50 (0.70%) Skype for Business
8 39 (0.54%) Apache
9 36 (0.50%) SAS
10 32 (0.45%) WordPress
11 31 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 27 (0.38%) Umbraco
13 22 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
14 21 (0.29%) Drupal
15 20 (0.28%) Apache Solr
16 19 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
17 18 (0.25%) JBoss
18 15 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 15 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 512 (7.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 480 (6.68%) Microsoft Office
3 350 (4.87%) Microsoft Project
4 298 (4.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 180 (2.51%) MS Visio
6 53 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 47 (0.65%) InVision
8 35 (0.49%) Adobe XD
9 32 (0.45%) Zeplin
10 26 (0.36%) Sketch
11 25 (0.35%) Photoshop
12 13 (0.18%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.14%) Open Workbench
14 8 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.084%) Fireworks
16 5 (0.070%) Chatbot
16 5 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
17 4 (0.056%) Notepad++
17 4 (0.056%) Revit
Business Applications
1 114 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 53 (0.74%) Magento
4 51 (0.71%) NetSuite
5 48 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
6 40 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
7 33 (0.46%) SAP MM
8 26 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 20 (0.28%) Primavera
10 19 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 19 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
11 18 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
12 17 (0.24%) Workday HCM
13 14 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 14 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
14 13 (0.18%) SAP FI
14 13 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 13 (0.18%) SAP SD
15 12 (0.17%) Shopify
16 11 (0.15%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 793 (11.04%) Azure
2 522 (7.27%) AWS
3 469 (6.53%) Office 365
4 293 (4.08%) SaaS
5 184 (2.56%) Power Platform
6 141 (1.96%) GCP
7 100 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
8 94 (1.31%) Serverless
9 91 (1.27%) GitHub
10 82 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 82 (1.14%) PaaS
11 60 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
11 60 (0.84%) IaaS
12 52 (0.72%) Amazon S3
13 51 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
14 48 (0.67%) npm
15 37 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
16 32 (0.45%) Trello
17 31 (0.43%) OneDrive
18 28 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 238 (3.31%) Firewall
2 195 (2.72%) WAN
3 178 (2.48%) LAN
4 166 (2.31%) Internet
5 152 (2.12%) DNS
6 132 (1.84%) VoIP
7 124 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 108 (1.50%) DHCP
9 97 (1.35%) Wireless
10 96 (1.34%) Intranet
10 96 (1.34%) SAN
11 79 (1.10%) Network Security
12 78 (1.09%) Skype
13 77 (1.07%) VPN
14 67 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
15 49 (0.68%) MPLS
16 43 (0.60%) Broadband
17 39 (0.54%) VLAN
18 36 (0.50%) Ethernet
18 36 (0.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 223 (3.11%) Big Data
3 187 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 173 (2.41%) Power BI
5 163 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 145 (2.02%) MySQL
7 125 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 107 (1.49%) Data Lake
9 106 (1.48%) Hadoop
10 81 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 67 (0.93%) QlikView
12 62 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 52 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 51 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
15 49 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
16 46 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
17 45 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 44 (0.61%) SAP HANA
19 41 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
20 36 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 552 (7.69%) JIRA
2 191 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 189 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 101 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 69 (0.96%) TeamCity
6 67 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 57 (0.79%) Subversion
8 56 (0.78%) Selenium
9 50 (0.70%) Eclipse
9 50 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 41 (0.57%) Vagrant
11 40 (0.56%) Visual Studio
12 39 (0.54%) Bitbucket
13 34 (0.47%) Axure RP
14 31 (0.43%) Balsamiq
15 30 (0.42%) Jasmine
16 27 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
16 27 (0.38%) Maven
17 26 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
18 22 (0.31%) Artifactory
General
1 2,214 (30.83%) Finance
2 578 (8.05%) Retail
3 415 (5.78%) Marketing
4 305 (4.25%) Public Sector
5 289 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 264 (3.68%) Banking
7 247 (3.44%) Legal
8 152 (2.12%) Manufacturing
9 139 (1.94%) Law
10 98 (1.36%) Back Office
11 97 (1.35%) Front Office
12 93 (1.30%) Advertising
13 88 (1.23%) Local Government
14 80 (1.11%) Billing
15 64 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
16 57 (0.79%) Games
17 54 (0.75%) Electronics
18 50 (0.70%) Police
19 48 (0.67%) Automotive
20 44 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,993 (27.75%) Project Manager
2 977 (13.61%) Analyst
3 537 (7.48%) IT Manager
4 476 (6.63%) Developer
5 456 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 433 (6.03%) Consultant
7 384 (5.35%) Senior Manager
8 334 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
9 310 (4.32%) Architect
10 285 (3.97%) Senior Project Manager
11 251 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
12 176 (2.45%) Technical Manager
13 167 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
14 151 (2.10%) Junior
15 147 (2.05%) Digital Project Manager
16 136 (1.89%) Business Manager
16 136 (1.89%) Programme Manager
17 132 (1.84%) Senior Analyst
17 132 (1.84%) Software Project Manager
18 130 (1.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (5.61%) .NET
2 353 (4.92%) HTML
3 316 (4.40%) CSS
4 183 (2.55%) AngularJS
5 170 (2.37%) Web Services
6 145 (2.02%) jQuery
7 140 (1.95%) Node.js
8 125 (1.74%) ASP.NET
9 110 (1.53%) HTML5
10 105 (1.46%) REST
11 104 (1.45%) RESTful
12 92 (1.28%) CSS3
13 90 (1.25%) JSON
14 84 (1.17%) XML
15 79 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
16 76 (1.06%) Sass
17 74 (1.03%) .NET Framework
18 73 (1.02%) Angular 2
19 69 (0.96%) Vue.js
20 68 (0.95%) React
Miscellaneous
1 899 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
2 490 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 341 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
4 295 (4.11%) User Experience
5 249 (3.47%) Data Centre
6 151 (2.10%) Virtual Team
7 145 (2.02%) PMI
8 109 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 98 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 76 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
11 68 (0.95%) Public Cloud
12 66 (0.92%) Driving Licence
13 62 (0.86%) Algorithms
14 53 (0.74%) Data Structures
15 51 (0.71%) FMCG
16 49 (0.68%) Blog
17 44 (0.61%) iPad
17 44 (0.61%) Private Cloud
18 42 (0.58%) Internet of Things
18 42 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 641 (8.93%) Windows
2 350 (4.87%) Linux
3 286 (3.98%) Windows Server
4 123 (1.71%) Unix
5 106 (1.48%) Windows Server 2016
6 95 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 80 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (0.60%) Android
8 43 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 43 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 33 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
12 29 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (0.22%) Solaris
15 14 (0.19%) AIX
16 13 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.17%) VMS
18 6 (0.084%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,665 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1,395 (19.43%) Project Delivery
3 1,308 (18.21%) PRINCE2
4 1,229 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 992 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
6 744 (10.36%) Scrum
7 669 (9.32%) ITIL
8 661 (9.20%) Analytics
9 655 (9.12%) Business Analysis
9 655 (9.12%) Change Management
10 609 (8.48%) SDLC
10 609 (8.48%) Waterfall
11 481 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
12 480 (6.68%) Mentoring
13 451 (6.28%) DevOps
14 448 (6.24%) Migration
15 445 (6.20%) Coaching
16 434 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
17 413 (5.75%) Service Delivery
18 388 (5.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 930 (12.95%) SQL
2 483 (6.73%) JavaScript
3 389 (5.42%) C#
4 351 (4.89%) Python
5 345 (4.80%) Java
6 337 (4.69%) C
7 168 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 148 (2.06%) PHP
9 101 (1.41%) C++
10 100 (1.39%) TypeScript
11 87 (1.21%) T-SQL
12 82 (1.14%) Ruby
13 64 (0.89%) R
14 55 (0.77%) Perl
15 54 (0.75%) VBA
16 45 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 45 (0.63%) Scala
17 43 (0.60%) PL/SQL
18 39 (0.54%) VB.NET
19 35 (0.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,314 (18.30%) Degree
2 327 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 323 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 316 (4.40%) PMP
5 193 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 189 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 154 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 143 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 108 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 101 (1.41%) APMP
11 93 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
12 83 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
13 82 (1.14%) DV Cleared
14 71 (0.99%) CISSP
15 56 (0.78%) CCNA
16 53 (0.74%) ISEB
17 52 (0.72%) Master's Degree
18 45 (0.63%) MCSE
19 43 (0.60%) CISM
20 35 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 478 (6.66%) PMO
2 350 (4.87%) QA
3 192 (2.67%) SLA
4 156 (2.17%) GDPR
5 145 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 119 (1.66%) Data Quality
7 53 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 33 (0.46%) ISO 9001
9 31 (0.43%) NIST
10 28 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 27 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 21 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 19 (0.26%) JSP 440
14 18 (0.25%) COBIT
15 17 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
16 16 (0.22%) MiFID
17 14 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 13 (0.18%) Solvency II
19 12 (0.17%) Basel III
19 12 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 305 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 183 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (1.81%) Docker
4 125 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 48 (0.67%) XenApp
6 46 (0.64%) Firmware
7 45 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 43 (0.60%) vSphere
9 38 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (0.33%) VirtualBox
12 12 (0.17%) HDFS
13 8 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.097%) iptables
14 7 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.070%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.056%) Kamailio
16 4 (0.056%) vCloud
17 3 (0.042%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 120 (1.67%) Ansible
2 87 (1.21%) SCCM
3 85 (1.18%) Terraform
4 81 (1.13%) Kubernetes
5 75 (1.04%) Puppet
6 38 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 31 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
9 29 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 21 (0.29%) Salt
11 17 (0.24%) WSUS
12 16 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
13 15 (0.21%) Nagios
14 14 (0.19%) Consul
14 14 (0.19%) Icinga
14 14 (0.19%) Packer
14 14 (0.19%) Prometheus
14 14 (0.19%) QRadar
14 14 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
15 11 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,288 (17.94%) Microsoft
2 460 (6.41%) Oracle
3 347 (4.83%) SAP
4 277 (3.86%) VMware
5 218 (3.04%) Cisco
6 178 (2.48%) Tableau
7 170 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
8 130 (1.81%) Google
9 115 (1.60%) Citrix
10 106 (1.48%) Cadence
11 103 (1.43%) Adobe
11 103 (1.43%) UiPath
12 102 (1.42%) Blue Prism
13 99 (1.38%) IBM
14 97 (1.35%) HP
15 96 (1.34%) Alteryx
15 96 (1.34%) Teradata
16 88 (1.23%) Automation Anywhere
17 64 (0.89%) Capita
18 60 (0.84%) Dell