Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 44 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 7,143 2,644 8,914
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.67% 5.63% 6.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.09% 6.04% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,838 2,145 6,808
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,860
% change year-on-year - +0.26% -0.25%

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 100,758 43,785 121,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.12% 93.28% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68,328 36,363 97,464
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,150 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.77% +7.62% +3.96%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -1 2,999 £65,000 - 375
South East +7 1,320 £55,000 - 190
North of England +8 946 £47,500 - 187
Midlands +8 784 £50,000 +8.70% 167
West Midlands +12 555 £52,295 +16.21% 117
North West +19 497 £47,500 -1.68% 101
East of England +14 488 £50,000 - 102
South West +5 482 £45,750 -12.86% 93
Yorkshire -5 382 £47,500 - 63
East Midlands +12 216 £45,000 -5.26% 50
North East +9 67 £42,750 -5.00% 23
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2,846 (39.84%) Social Skills
2 2,799 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
3 1,986 (27.80%) Finance
4 1,396 (19.54%) Project Delivery
5 1,365 (19.11%) Microsoft
6 1,290 (18.06%) Degree
7 1,238 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
8 1,237 (17.32%) PRINCE2
9 1,072 (15.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 948 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
11 868 (12.15%) Azure
12 847 (11.86%) Scrum
13 818 (11.45%) SQL
14 664 (9.30%) Change Management
15 614 (8.60%) Management Information System
16 601 (8.41%) Analytics
17 595 (8.33%) Organisational Skills
18 589 (8.25%) ITIL
18 589 (8.25%) Marketing
19 587 (8.22%) AWS
20 586 (8.20%) Business Analysis
21 585 (8.19%) SDLC
22 584 (8.18%) JIRA
23 579 (8.11%) ERP
24 557 (7.80%) Waterfall
25 543 (7.60%) Microsoft Office
26 538 (7.53%) DevOps
27 535 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
28 531 (7.43%) Mentoring
29 526 (7.36%) JavaScript

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
1 301 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 181 (2.53%) Confluence
3 162 (2.27%) CMS
4 96 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 83 (1.16%) WordPress
6 73 (1.02%) Apache Spark
7 57 (0.80%) IIS
8 55 (0.77%) SAS
9 42 (0.59%) Documentum
10 40 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
11 28 (0.39%) EPiServer
11 28 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 21 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (0.25%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.24%) Drupal
14 17 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
15 13 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.17%) Apache
16 12 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 543 (7.60%) Microsoft Office
2 515 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 428 (5.99%) Microsoft Project
4 295 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 172 (2.41%) MS Visio
6 54 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.24%) Adobe XD
10 16 (0.22%) Chatbot
11 15 (0.21%) AutoCAD
12 12 (0.17%) Oracle Smart View
12 12 (0.17%) Sketch
12 12 (0.17%) Stata
13 11 (0.15%) Figma
14 10 (0.14%) Windchill
15 7 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 7 (0.098%) Open Workbench
15 7 (0.098%) SPSS
16 6 (0.084%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 80 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
2 70 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 63 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 53 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
5 50 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
6 48 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
7 40 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
8 39 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
9 33 (0.46%) Shopify
10 30 (0.42%) TrackWise
11 29 (0.41%) Magento
11 29 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
11 29 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
11 29 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
12 20 (0.28%) Sage 200
12 20 (0.28%) SAP ERP
13 18 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
14 17 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
15 16 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 15 (0.21%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 868 (12.15%) Azure
2 587 (8.22%) AWS
3 456 (6.38%) SaaS
4 416 (5.82%) Microsoft 365
5 246 (3.44%) Power Platform
6 180 (2.52%) GCP
7 137 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
8 105 (1.47%) IaaS
9 97 (1.36%) PaaS
9 97 (1.36%) Veeva
10 72 (1.01%) Google Analytics
11 71 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
12 70 (0.98%) Serverless
13 63 (0.88%) Snowflake
14 62 (0.87%) GitHub
15 57 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
16 56 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
17 48 (0.67%) Amazon S3
18 47 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
19 43 (0.60%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 246 (3.44%) Firewall
2 182 (2.55%) WAN
3 170 (2.38%) LAN
4 145 (2.03%) DNS
5 113 (1.58%) Internet
6 105 (1.47%) VPN
7 103 (1.44%) SAN
8 88 (1.23%) DHCP
9 86 (1.20%) VLAN
10 80 (1.12%) TCP/IP
11 68 (0.95%) Network Security
12 63 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
13 51 (0.71%) Wireless
14 48 (0.67%) Intranet
15 47 (0.66%) Broadband
16 42 (0.59%) MPLS
17 38 (0.53%) NAS
18 36 (0.50%) VoIP
19 32 (0.45%) SSL
20 29 (0.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 223 (3.12%) Power BI
3 169 (2.37%) Big Data
4 161 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
5 158 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 132 (1.85%) MySQL
7 120 (1.68%) Tableau
8 110 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 82 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 82 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 69 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
11 64 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 64 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
12 62 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 57 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 54 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
15 50 (0.70%) Amazon Athena
16 47 (0.66%) Neo4j
17 44 (0.62%) Oracle Database
18 43 (0.60%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 584 (8.18%) JIRA
2 248 (3.47%) Git (software)
3 138 (1.93%) Jenkins
4 96 (1.34%) Selenium
5 80 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 74 (1.04%) Bitbucket
7 73 (1.02%) Vagrant
8 51 (0.71%) Visual Studio
9 49 (0.69%) webpack
10 43 (0.60%) NUnit
11 42 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 42 (0.59%) WebDriver
12 36 (0.50%) GitLab
13 28 (0.39%) PHPUnit
14 25 (0.35%) Axure RP
15 24 (0.34%) Cucumber
16 22 (0.31%) SpecFlow
17 21 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
18 20 (0.28%) Cypress.io
19 19 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 2,846 (39.84%) Social Skills
2 1,986 (27.80%) Finance
3 948 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
4 595 (8.33%) Organisational Skills
5 589 (8.25%) Marketing
6 451 (6.31%) Presentation Skills
7 428 (5.99%) Retail
8 336 (4.70%) Public Sector
9 329 (4.61%) Legal
10 283 (3.96%) Influencing Skills
11 256 (3.58%) Telecoms
12 251 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 248 (3.47%) Law
14 233 (3.26%) Manufacturing
15 210 (2.94%) Banking
16 143 (2.00%) Billing
17 125 (1.75%) Games
18 116 (1.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 111 (1.55%) Advertising
20 109 (1.53%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,983 (27.76%) Project Manager
2 672 (9.41%) Analyst
3 633 (8.86%) Developer
4 599 (8.39%) IT Manager
5 414 (5.80%) Senior Manager
6 401 (5.61%) Consultant
7 390 (5.46%) IT Project Manager
8 331 (4.63%) Business Analyst
9 311 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
10 266 (3.72%) Architect
11 198 (2.77%) Delivery Manager
12 186 (2.60%) Digital Project Manager
13 181 (2.53%) Senior Developer
14 176 (2.46%) Technical Manager
15 141 (1.97%) Programme Manager
16 133 (1.86%) ERP Manager
17 125 (1.75%) Senior Consultant
18 124 (1.74%) Infrastructure Manager
19 118 (1.65%) Agile Project Manager
20 115 (1.61%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (5.91%) .NET
2 350 (4.90%) HTML
3 339 (4.75%) CSS
4 253 (3.54%) React
5 164 (2.30%) Node.js
6 148 (2.07%) REST
7 130 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 130 (1.82%) Vue.js
8 125 (1.75%) Web Services
9 107 (1.50%) Django
10 98 (1.37%) RESTful
11 92 (1.29%) jQuery
12 89 (1.25%) HTML5
13 86 (1.20%) .NET Core
14 72 (1.01%) Kafka
15 69 (0.97%) JSON
16 68 (0.95%) Laravel
17 66 (0.92%) XML
18 64 (0.90%) ASP.NET
19 61 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 614 (8.60%) Management Information System
2 339 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
2 339 (4.75%) User Experience
3 235 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 178 (2.49%) PMI
5 153 (2.14%) Life Science
6 122 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 105 (1.47%) Social Media
8 99 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 86 (1.20%) Driving Licence
10 82 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 72 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 67 (0.94%) NHS
13 63 (0.88%) FMCG
14 61 (0.85%) Digital Media
15 58 (0.81%) Data Structures
16 52 (0.73%) Renewable Energy
17 51 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
18 50 (0.70%) Public Cloud
19 48 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 445 (6.23%) Windows
2 234 (3.28%) Windows Server
3 232 (3.25%) Linux
4 83 (1.16%) Windows 10
5 59 (0.83%) Unix
6 58 (0.81%) Windows Server 2019
7 54 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (0.64%) Android
9 44 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 40 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
11 34 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 34 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (0.39%) Mac OS
13 17 (0.24%) Debian
13 17 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.18%) CentOS
15 11 (0.15%) VMS
16 10 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,799 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,396 (19.54%) Project Delivery
3 1,238 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1,237 (17.32%) PRINCE2
5 1,072 (15.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 847 (11.86%) Scrum
7 664 (9.30%) Change Management
8 601 (8.41%) Analytics
9 589 (8.25%) ITIL
10 586 (8.20%) Business Analysis
11 585 (8.19%) SDLC
12 579 (8.11%) ERP
13 557 (7.80%) Waterfall
14 538 (7.53%) DevOps
15 535 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
16 531 (7.43%) Mentoring
17 513 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
18 469 (6.57%) Migration
19 466 (6.52%) Service Delivery
20 438 (6.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 818 (11.45%) SQL
2 526 (7.36%) JavaScript
3 421 (5.89%) Python
4 348 (4.87%) C#
5 294 (4.12%) Java
6 191 (2.67%) C
7 175 (2.45%) PHP
8 145 (2.03%) PowerShell
9 114 (1.60%) TypeScript
10 92 (1.29%) C++
11 58 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 53 (0.74%) R
13 50 (0.70%) VBA
14 44 (0.62%) Bash Shell
15 40 (0.56%) ES6
15 40 (0.56%) VB
16 32 (0.45%) MATLAB
17 31 (0.43%) Ruby
18 28 (0.39%) Perl
19 25 (0.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,290 (18.06%) Degree
2 398 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 356 (4.98%) PMI Certification
4 283 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 256 (3.58%) PMP
6 205 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 193 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 172 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 112 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 105 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
11 85 (1.19%) Master's Degree
12 72 (1.01%) CISSP
13 67 (0.94%) MCSE
14 66 (0.92%) APMP
15 63 (0.88%) ISEB
16 61 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
17 58 (0.81%) CCNP
17 58 (0.81%) CISM
17 58 (0.81%) DV Cleared
18 53 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (6.68%) PMO
2 386 (5.40%) QA
3 174 (2.44%) SLA
4 143 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 122 (1.71%) GDPR
6 97 (1.36%) Data Quality
7 76 (1.06%) Accessibility
8 68 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
9 49 (0.69%) NIST
10 32 (0.45%) Good Clinical Practice
11 31 (0.43%) PCI DSS
12 28 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 24 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 23 (0.32%) GRC
15 21 (0.29%) GxP
16 19 (0.27%) NEBOSH
17 18 (0.25%) P3O
18 16 (0.22%) ISO 9001
19 15 (0.21%) CDISC
20 12 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 309 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 265 (3.71%) Docker
3 196 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 122 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 61 (0.85%) vSphere
6 47 (0.66%) VirtualBox
7 35 (0.49%) XenDesktop
8 34 (0.48%) XenApp
9 33 (0.46%) Firmware
10 25 (0.35%) Terminal Server
11 21 (0.29%) BitLocker
12 16 (0.22%) KVM
12 16 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (0.14%) VMware NSX
14 7 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
16 5 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.056%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 3 (0.042%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 216 (3.02%) Kubernetes
2 164 (2.30%) Terraform
3 118 (1.65%) Ansible
4 66 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
5 61 (0.85%) SCCM
6 58 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 29 (0.41%) Nagios
8 27 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (0.38%) Puppet
9 25 (0.35%) Packer
9 25 (0.35%) WSUS
10 24 (0.34%) Grafana
11 21 (0.29%) FortiGate
11 21 (0.29%) ZABBIX
12 20 (0.28%) Salt
13 19 (0.27%) Consul
14 18 (0.25%) Graphite
14 18 (0.25%) Opsview
15 16 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
16 15 (0.21%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,365 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 426 (5.96%) Oracle
3 373 (5.22%) SAP
4 282 (3.95%) VMware
5 270 (3.78%) Google
6 227 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
7 182 (2.55%) Cisco
8 111 (1.55%) ServiceNow
9 107 (1.50%) Citrix
10 102 (1.43%) IBM
11 87 (1.22%) Informatica
12 71 (0.99%) Adobe
13 67 (0.94%) Workday
14 66 (0.92%) Atlassian
15 59 (0.83%) Instagram
16 57 (0.80%) OutSystems
17 54 (0.76%) JD Edwards
18 52 (0.73%) Talend
19 50 (0.70%) Cloudera
20 47 (0.66%) Hortonworks