Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 28 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 9,147 11,932 12,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.93% 7.50% 7.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.53% 8.18% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6,839 9,179 8,905
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,700 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +1.94%

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 121,507 145,910 152,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.03% 91.74% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 96,389 117,088 122,416
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -2 3,960 £60,000 - 387
South East +1 2,069 £52,500 - 297
North of England -8 1,129 £47,500 - 279
Midlands -5 850 £50,000 +5.26% 206
North West -2 680 £47,500 - 167
South West -4 670 £45,000 -5.26% 159
West Midlands -4 583 £50,000 +11.11% 123
East of England -1 416 £50,000 -4.76% 127
Yorkshire -25 368 £47,500 - 91
East Midlands +3 266 £47,500 -5.00% 83
North East +23 81 £47,500 +14.46% 21
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 3,460 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2,827 (30.91%) Finance
3 2,027 (22.16%) PRINCE2
4 1,767 (19.32%) Degree
5 1,554 (16.99%) Microsoft
6 1,547 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,240 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
8 1,176 (12.86%) ITIL
9 1,099 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
10 1,088 (11.89%) SQL
11 971 (10.62%) Scrum
12 948 (10.36%) Change Management
13 896 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
14 823 (9.00%) Business Analysis
15 765 (8.36%) Windows
16 747 (8.17%) Management Information System
17 739 (8.08%) PMO
18 734 (8.02%) Waterfall
19 679 (7.42%) SDLC
20 645 (7.05%) Marketing
21 621 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
22 609 (6.66%) Amazon AWS
23 606 (6.63%) Analytics
24 595 (6.50%) Mentoring
25 592 (6.47%) Retail
26 584 (6.38%) Migration
27 583 (6.37%) PMI Certification
28 564 (6.17%) JIRA
28 564 (6.17%) QA
29 558 (6.10%) Business Intelligence

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
1 318 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 171 (1.87%) Confluence
3 151 (1.65%) CMS
4 107 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 84 (0.92%) Skype for Business
6 83 (0.91%) Apache
7 73 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 70 (0.77%) IIS
9 58 (0.63%) WordPress
10 45 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
11 44 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 42 (0.46%) Apache Spark
13 35 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 35 (0.38%) WebSphere
14 33 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 27 (0.30%) SAS
16 25 (0.27%) OpenStack
17 21 (0.23%) MS Project Server
17 21 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
18 19 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 547 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 535 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 479 (5.24%) Microsoft Project
4 317 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 184 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 39 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 37 (0.40%) Sketch
8 34 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
9 30 (0.33%) InVision
10 19 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 17 (0.19%) Photoshop
12 14 (0.15%) Fireworks
13 11 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 9 (0.098%) InDesign
15 8 (0.087%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.087%) SPSS
16 6 (0.066%) Open Workbench
17 5 (0.055%) Chatbot
17 5 (0.055%) Simulink
17 5 (0.055%) Stata
Business Applications
1 146 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
3 69 (0.75%) Magento
4 66 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 63 (0.69%) NetSuite
6 45 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 41 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
8 37 (0.40%) SAP ERP
9 32 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
10 31 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
11 30 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
12 29 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
13 25 (0.27%) SAP SD
14 24 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
15 22 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 20 (0.22%) SAP Business One
17 19 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 19 (0.21%) Workday HCM
18 18 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
18 18 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 896 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 609 (6.66%) Amazon AWS
3 554 (6.06%) Office 365
4 305 (3.33%) SaaS
5 180 (1.97%) Power Platform
6 121 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 120 (1.31%) PaaS
8 117 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
9 98 (1.07%) IaaS
10 95 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
11 71 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
12 70 (0.77%) Serverless
13 52 (0.57%) GitHub
14 45 (0.49%) Trello
15 42 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
16 40 (0.44%) Google Analytics
16 40 (0.44%) PowerApps
17 35 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 34 (0.37%) OneDrive
19 29 (0.32%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 310 (3.39%) Firewall
2 302 (3.30%) WAN
3 266 (2.91%) Internet
4 238 (2.60%) LAN
5 197 (2.15%) DNS
6 154 (1.68%) DHCP
7 146 (1.60%) Wireless
8 122 (1.33%) Network Security
9 111 (1.21%) VoIP
10 99 (1.08%) Skype
11 97 (1.06%) VPN
12 91 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
12 91 (0.99%) SAN
13 86 (0.94%) Unified Communications
13 86 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
14 75 (0.82%) HTTP
14 75 (0.82%) TCP/IP
15 69 (0.75%) MPLS
15 69 (0.75%) OSPF
16 60 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 243 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
3 222 (2.43%) Big Data
4 192 (2.10%) MySQL
5 179 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 163 (1.78%) Power BI
7 137 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 113 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 107 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 78 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
11 74 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
12 68 (0.74%) SAP HANA
13 67 (0.73%) QlikView
14 63 (0.69%) MongoDB
14 63 (0.69%) RDBMS
15 56 (0.61%) Hadoop
16 50 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 47 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
17 47 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
18 46 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 564 (6.17%) JIRA
2 265 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 151 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 98 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 94 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 80 (0.87%) Subversion
7 75 (0.82%) Selenium
8 51 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 48 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 43 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 30 (0.33%) MSI
12 29 (0.32%) git-flow
13 28 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (0.30%) Axure RP
15 21 (0.23%) Maven
16 20 (0.22%) RSpec
17 19 (0.21%) GitLab
17 19 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
18 18 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
19 17 (0.19%) NetBeans
General
1 2,827 (30.91%) Finance
2 645 (7.05%) Marketing
3 592 (6.47%) Retail
4 404 (4.42%) Banking
5 370 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 304 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 237 (2.59%) Legal
8 136 (1.49%) Law
9 121 (1.32%) Front Office
10 115 (1.26%) Advertising
11 107 (1.17%) Back Office
12 102 (1.12%) Billing
13 94 (1.03%) Local Government
14 81 (0.89%) Electronics
15 68 (0.74%) Automotive
16 67 (0.73%) Games
17 66 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
18 54 (0.59%) Publishing
19 46 (0.50%) Investment Banking
20 43 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2,613 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1,059 (11.58%) Analyst
3 727 (7.95%) IT Manager
4 680 (7.43%) Developer
5 622 (6.80%) Consultant
6 591 (6.46%) Senior Manager
7 524 (5.73%) Architect
8 521 (5.70%) Business Analyst
9 464 (5.07%) IT Project Manager
10 426 (4.66%) Senior Project Manager
11 325 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
12 249 (2.72%) Infrastructure Manager
13 206 (2.25%) Technical Manager
14 205 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
15 195 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 184 (2.01%) Junior
17 177 (1.94%) Agile Project Manager
18 169 (1.85%) Business Manager
19 168 (1.84%) Software Project Manager
20 165 (1.80%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (5.94%) .NET
2 386 (4.22%) HTML
3 260 (2.84%) CSS
4 233 (2.55%) XML
5 215 (2.35%) Web Services
6 186 (2.03%) ASP.NET
7 163 (1.78%) REST
8 148 (1.62%) jQuery
9 147 (1.61%) JSON
10 123 (1.34%) AngularJS
11 102 (1.12%) Node.js
12 98 (1.07%) React
13 94 (1.03%) SOAP
14 86 (0.94%) .NET Framework
15 82 (0.90%) Ajax
15 82 (0.90%) Middleware
16 79 (0.86%) HTML5
16 79 (0.86%) Spring
17 67 (0.73%) Vue.js
18 59 (0.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,099 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
2 747 (8.17%) Management Information System
3 473 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 461 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
5 376 (4.11%) User Experience
6 238 (2.60%) PMI
7 214 (2.34%) Virtual Team
8 151 (1.65%) Public Cloud
9 104 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
10 101 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 97 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 96 (1.05%) Mobile App
13 95 (1.04%) Internet of Things
14 93 (1.02%) Driving Licence
15 81 (0.89%) FMCG
16 78 (0.85%) Social Media
17 77 (0.84%) NHS
18 76 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
19 72 (0.79%) EPoS
20 68 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 765 (8.36%) Windows
2 435 (4.76%) Linux
3 276 (3.02%) Windows Server
4 172 (1.88%) Unix
5 134 (1.46%) Windows 10
6 129 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 79 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 62 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 55 (0.60%) Android
11 30 (0.33%) CentOS
12 24 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 21 (0.23%) AIX
15 20 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (0.15%) Windows XP
17 12 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
18 11 (0.12%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (0.098%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,460 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2,027 (22.16%) PRINCE2
3 1,547 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,240 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1,176 (12.86%) ITIL
6 971 (10.62%) Scrum
7 948 (10.36%) Change Management
8 823 (9.00%) Business Analysis
9 734 (8.02%) Waterfall
10 679 (7.42%) SDLC
11 621 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 606 (6.63%) Analytics
13 595 (6.50%) Mentoring
14 584 (6.38%) Migration
15 558 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
16 548 (5.99%) Service Delivery
17 520 (5.68%) Coaching
18 517 (5.65%) Risk Management
19 512 (5.60%) CRM
20 506 (5.53%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,088 (11.89%) SQL
2 505 (5.52%) Java
3 481 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 470 (5.14%) C#
5 362 (3.96%) C
6 320 (3.50%) Python
7 224 (2.45%) PowerShell
8 209 (2.28%) PHP
9 131 (1.43%) C++
10 108 (1.18%) VBA
11 95 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 66 (0.72%) TypeScript
13 65 (0.71%) Ruby
14 63 (0.69%) R
15 53 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 51 (0.56%) Perl
17 45 (0.49%) PL/SQL
17 45 (0.49%) VB
18 41 (0.45%) VB.NET
19 36 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1,767 (19.32%) Degree
2 583 (6.37%) PMI Certification
3 538 (5.88%) PMP
4 480 (5.25%) Security Cleared
5 304 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 254 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 235 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
8 217 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 201 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 198 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
11 162 (1.77%) APMP
12 142 (1.55%) CCNA
13 121 (1.32%) DV Cleared
14 111 (1.21%) CCNP
15 107 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
16 92 (1.01%) MCSE
17 85 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
18 84 (0.92%) MCSA
19 75 (0.82%) CISSP
20 74 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 739 (8.08%) PMO
2 564 (6.17%) QA
3 222 (2.43%) SLA
4 165 (1.80%) GDPR
5 145 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 122 (1.33%) Data Quality
7 54 (0.59%) COBIT
8 51 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 46 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 37 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 31 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 29 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
12 29 (0.32%) NIST
13 24 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 17 (0.19%) P3O
15 16 (0.17%) MiFID
16 13 (0.14%) EMIR
17 12 (0.13%) PMBOK
18 11 (0.12%) Solvency II
19 7 (0.077%) GAMP
System Software
1 513 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 305 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (1.67%) Docker
4 129 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 70 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 69 (0.75%) XenApp
7 45 (0.49%) XenDesktop
8 38 (0.42%) Firmware
9 36 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 36 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
10 35 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 34 (0.37%) vSphere
12 26 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (0.21%) VMware NSX
14 17 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (0.13%) NFS
16 9 (0.098%) Varnish
17 8 (0.087%) GridGain
17 8 (0.087%) vCloud
18 7 (0.077%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 134 (1.46%) SCCM
2 78 (0.85%) Puppet
3 57 (0.62%) Kubernetes
4 54 (0.59%) Ansible
5 50 (0.55%) SCOM
6 47 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
7 46 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 44 (0.48%) Terraform
9 42 (0.46%) Nagios
10 36 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
11 29 (0.32%) IBM BigFix
12 27 (0.30%) vRealize
13 25 (0.27%) Consul
14 24 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
15 23 (0.25%) FortiGate
16 21 (0.23%) Packer
17 20 (0.22%) Icinga
17 20 (0.22%) Prometheus
17 20 (0.22%) Salt
17 20 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,554 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 552 (6.03%) SAP
3 502 (5.49%) Oracle
4 450 (4.92%) VMware
5 380 (4.15%) Cisco
6 268 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
7 244 (2.67%) Citrix
8 159 (1.74%) Adobe
9 132 (1.44%) Google
10 112 (1.22%) IBM
11 106 (1.16%) Tableau
12 76 (0.83%) HP
13 69 (0.75%) F5
13 69 (0.75%) Meraki
14 64 (0.70%) hybris
15 62 (0.68%) NetApp
15 62 (0.68%) SolarWinds
16 58 (0.63%) ServiceNow
17 53 (0.58%) Palo Alto
17 53 (0.58%) Veeam