Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 11,753 12,586 14,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.65% 7.69% 8.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 8.40% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,917 8,694 12,108
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 £31,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,575
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 139,899 149,785 162,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.09% 91.55% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 112,246 118,963 136,761
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,725 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £79,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -2 5,389 £61,000 +1.67% 532
South East +4 2,298 £52,500 +5.00% 301
North of England +1 1,503 £45,000 - 250
Midlands +1 1,086 £47,500 - 249
West Midlands +2 805 £47,500 +1.06% 167
North West 0 798 £47,500 - 137
South West -3 741 £45,000 - 179
East of England +7 695 £52,500 +5.00% 155
Yorkshire +5 651 £45,000 - 94
East Midlands -6 277 £47,500 -5.00% 81
North East -36 54 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4,425 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3,736 (31.79%) Finance
3 2,633 (22.40%) PRINCE2
4 2,165 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 2,077 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1,972 (16.78%) Degree
7 1,707 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
8 1,656 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1,460 (12.42%) Scrum
10 1,378 (11.72%) SQL
11 1,325 (11.27%) Business Analysis
12 1,272 (10.82%) ITIL
13 1,164 (9.90%) Waterfall
14 1,162 (9.89%) PMO
15 1,097 (9.33%) Windows
16 1,070 (9.10%) SDLC
17 1,054 (8.97%) Change Management
18 908 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
19 898 (7.64%) Retail
20 878 (7.47%) .NET
21 873 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
22 870 (7.40%) Microsoft Office
23 839 (7.14%) Risk Management
24 831 (7.07%) SQL Server
25 825 (7.02%) Microsoft Project
26 822 (6.99%) CRM
27 813 (6.92%) Marketing
28 794 (6.76%) QA
29 775 (6.59%) Banking
30 759 (6.46%) Management Information System

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
1 431 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 313 (2.66%) Confluence
3 238 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 220 (1.87%) CMS
5 111 (0.94%) Apache
6 110 (0.94%) IIS
7 90 (0.77%) Skype for Business
8 76 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 72 (0.61%) WordPress
10 62 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 60 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
12 55 (0.47%) Apache Spark
13 49 (0.42%) Drupal
13 49 (0.42%) SAS
14 48 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
14 48 (0.41%) JBoss
15 44 (0.37%) Apache Solr
16 41 (0.35%) Tomcat
17 39 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 39 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 870 (7.40%) Microsoft Office
2 825 (7.02%) Microsoft Project
3 757 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 468 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 335 (2.85%) MS Visio
6 71 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 55 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 42 (0.36%) InVision
9 30 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 26 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 19 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (0.13%) AutoCAD
13 11 (0.094%) Open Workbench
14 10 (0.085%) SPSS
15 6 (0.051%) Chatbot
16 4 (0.034%) Stata
17 3 (0.026%) InfoPath
17 3 (0.026%) Revit
17 3 (0.026%) Simulink
18 2 (0.017%) Maya
Business Applications
1 227 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 137 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 87 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 69 (0.59%) Magento
5 67 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
6 61 (0.52%) NetSuite
7 47 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
8 41 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
9 35 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
10 34 (0.29%) Relativity
11 32 (0.27%) SAP CO
11 32 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 32 (0.27%) SAP FI
11 32 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
12 28 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
12 28 (0.24%) Scribe Insight
13 26 (0.22%) SAP BPC
14 21 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 20 (0.17%) SAP SD
16 18 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 873 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 704 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
3 563 (4.79%) Office 365
4 493 (4.19%) SaaS
5 234 (1.99%) PaaS
6 168 (1.43%) IaaS
7 155 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 118 (1.00%) GitHub
9 107 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
10 94 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
11 70 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 67 (0.57%) Serverless
13 66 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
14 63 (0.54%) Amazon S3
15 52 (0.44%) Google Analytics
16 38 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
17 36 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 34 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
18 34 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 32 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 417 (3.55%) Firewall
2 327 (2.78%) WAN
3 301 (2.56%) LAN
4 283 (2.41%) Internet
5 196 (1.67%) SAN
6 173 (1.47%) DNS
7 172 (1.46%) Network Security
8 164 (1.40%) VPN
9 159 (1.35%) TCP/IP
10 126 (1.07%) Wireless
11 120 (1.02%) Unified Communications
12 112 (0.95%) DHCP
13 106 (0.90%) VoIP
14 100 (0.85%) MPLS
14 100 (0.85%) Skype
15 83 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
16 72 (0.61%) Ethernet
17 65 (0.55%) HTTP
18 60 (0.51%) BGP
19 56 (0.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 831 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 384 (3.27%) Big Data
3 308 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
4 254 (2.16%) MySQL
5 231 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 164 (1.40%) Power BI
7 163 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 144 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 113 (0.96%) Hadoop
10 101 (0.86%) RDBMS
11 93 (0.79%) MongoDB
12 86 (0.73%) NoSQL
13 84 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 83 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
15 82 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
16 70 (0.60%) QlikView
17 69 (0.59%) Oracle Database
18 66 (0.56%) Blockchain
19 63 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
20 61 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 739 (6.29%) JIRA
2 324 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 198 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 198 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 138 (1.17%) Selenium
5 114 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 98 (0.83%) Subversion
7 61 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 53 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
9 49 (0.42%) Maven
10 48 (0.41%) JUnit
11 44 (0.37%) Eclipse
12 43 (0.37%) PHPUnit
13 37 (0.31%) TeamCity
14 35 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
15 33 (0.28%) Appium
16 29 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (0.23%) Bitbucket
17 27 (0.23%) Gerrit
18 23 (0.20%) VersionOne
General
1 3,736 (31.79%) Finance
2 898 (7.64%) Retail
3 813 (6.92%) Marketing
4 775 (6.59%) Banking
5 438 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 361 (3.07%) Legal
7 332 (2.82%) Manufacturing
8 243 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 240 (2.04%) Advertising
10 227 (1.93%) Law
11 191 (1.63%) Back Office
12 148 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 143 (1.22%) Front Office
14 139 (1.18%) Games
15 104 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
16 98 (0.83%) French Language
17 92 (0.78%) Billing
18 82 (0.70%) Publishing
19 80 (0.68%) Electronics
20 78 (0.66%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,518 (29.93%) Project Manager
2 1,554 (13.22%) Analyst
3 919 (7.82%) IT Manager
4 860 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 852 (7.25%) Developer
6 717 (6.10%) Consultant
7 689 (5.86%) Senior Manager
8 589 (5.01%) Senior Project Manager
9 585 (4.98%) Architect
10 541 (4.60%) IT Project Manager
11 390 (3.32%) Delivery Manager
12 358 (3.05%) Infrastructure Manager
13 329 (2.80%) Programme Manager
14 293 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
15 265 (2.25%) Technical Manager
16 260 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
17 256 (2.18%) Software Project Manager
18 252 (2.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 245 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
20 228 (1.94%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 878 (7.47%) .NET
2 636 (5.41%) HTML
3 420 (3.57%) CSS
4 382 (3.25%) Web Services
5 318 (2.71%) XML
6 248 (2.11%) jQuery
7 233 (1.98%) Middleware
8 194 (1.65%) ASP.NET
9 185 (1.57%) AngularJS
9 185 (1.57%) HTML5
10 166 (1.41%) REST
11 156 (1.33%) JSON
12 143 (1.22%) Node.js
13 130 (1.11%) SOAP
14 127 (1.08%) .NET Framework
15 115 (0.98%) React
16 103 (0.88%) Spring
17 101 (0.86%) CSS3
18 100 (0.85%) Ajax
19 73 (0.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,656 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 759 (6.46%) Management Information System
3 659 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 562 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 556 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
6 531 (4.52%) User Experience
7 330 (2.81%) PMI
8 257 (2.19%) Fintech
9 229 (1.95%) Virtual Team
10 205 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 190 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 124 (1.06%) NHS
13 118 (1.00%) Driving Licence
14 114 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
15 101 (0.86%) FMCG
16 88 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
17 87 (0.74%) Data Structures
17 87 (0.74%) Public Cloud
18 83 (0.71%) Social Media
19 74 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1,097 (9.33%) Windows
2 602 (5.12%) Linux
3 421 (3.58%) Windows Server
4 293 (2.49%) Unix
5 185 (1.57%) Windows 10
5 185 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 158 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 128 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 122 (1.04%) Android
9 117 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 88 (0.75%) AIX
11 80 (0.68%) Solaris
12 69 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 45 (0.38%) HPUX
13 45 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (0.30%) CentOS
15 32 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.13%) Windows XP
17 13 (0.11%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,425 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2,633 (22.40%) PRINCE2
3 2,077 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,707 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
5 1,460 (12.42%) Scrum
6 1,325 (11.27%) Business Analysis
7 1,272 (10.82%) ITIL
8 1,164 (9.90%) Waterfall
9 1,070 (9.10%) SDLC
10 1,054 (8.97%) Change Management
11 908 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 839 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 822 (6.99%) CRM
14 679 (5.78%) Service Delivery
15 674 (5.73%) Mentoring
16 665 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
16 665 (5.66%) Coaching
17 657 (5.59%) Analytics
18 638 (5.43%) ERP
19 636 (5.41%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,378 (11.72%) SQL
2 750 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 719 (6.12%) Java
4 665 (5.66%) C#
5 443 (3.77%) Python
6 306 (2.60%) C
7 289 (2.46%) PHP
8 275 (2.34%) PowerShell
9 171 (1.45%) C++
10 148 (1.26%) T-SQL
11 113 (0.96%) VBA
12 88 (0.75%) Ruby
13 81 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 77 (0.66%) Perl
14 77 (0.66%) VB
15 72 (0.61%) Shell Script
16 69 (0.59%) VB.NET
17 54 (0.46%) PL/SQL
17 54 (0.46%) R
18 52 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,972 (16.78%) Degree
2 679 (5.78%) PMI Certification
3 585 (4.98%) PMP
4 496 (4.22%) Security Cleared
5 382 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 272 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 252 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 239 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 222 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 190 (1.62%) ISEB
11 180 (1.53%) MCSE
12 165 (1.40%) APMP
13 146 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
14 141 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
15 132 (1.12%) CISSP
16 118 (1.00%) DV Cleared
17 88 (0.75%) Master's Degree
18 82 (0.70%) CCNP
19 69 (0.59%) CCNA
20 66 (0.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,162 (9.89%) PMO
2 794 (6.76%) QA
3 279 (2.37%) GDPR
4 242 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 226 (1.92%) SLA
6 201 (1.71%) Data Quality
7 111 (0.94%) PCI DSS
8 75 (0.64%) COBIT
9 71 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 42 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 42 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 41 (0.35%) ISO 9001
12 32 (0.27%) PMBOK
13 21 (0.18%) ISO 14001
13 21 (0.18%) P3O
13 21 (0.18%) SEPA
14 18 (0.15%) GPG13
15 16 (0.14%) GAMP
15 16 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 13 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 647 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 400 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 112 (0.95%) Docker
5 81 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 60 (0.51%) Firmware
6 60 (0.51%) XenApp
7 57 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 50 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 48 (0.41%) vSphere
10 46 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 30 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.14%) KVM
13 15 (0.13%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.077%) Samba
15 9 (0.077%) VirtualBox
15 9 (0.077%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (0.068%) Forefront TMG
17 7 (0.060%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 153 (1.30%) SCCM
2 127 (1.08%) Puppet
3 107 (0.91%) Ansible
4 78 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (0.49%) Terraform
6 52 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 51 (0.43%) SCOM
8 36 (0.31%) vRealize
9 31 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 28 (0.24%) WSUS
11 23 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 19 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
13 17 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
14 16 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
14 16 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
15 15 (0.13%) XenMobile
16 14 (0.12%) AirWatch
16 14 (0.12%) vCenter Server
16 14 (0.12%) WMI
17 11 (0.094%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2,165 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 718 (6.11%) Oracle
3 600 (5.11%) SAP
4 568 (4.83%) VMware
5 400 (3.40%) Cisco
6 295 (2.51%) Citrix
7 283 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 204 (1.74%) Google
9 145 (1.23%) Adobe
10 138 (1.17%) IBM
11 131 (1.11%) HP
12 120 (1.02%) CheckPoint
13 118 (1.00%) Tableau
14 113 (0.96%) ServiceNow
15 99 (0.84%) NetApp
16 88 (0.75%) Atlassian
16 88 (0.75%) hybris
17 87 (0.74%) Juniper
18 81 (0.69%) EMC
19 70 (0.60%) Sitecore