Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 11,875 12,609 15,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.50% 7.57% 8.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.23% 8.28% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,139 8,955 13,043
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 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,700 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.94% +3.00%

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 144,369 152,330 169,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.14% 91.49% 90.81%
Number of salaries quoted 115,796 122,065 143,421
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -3 5,503 £60,000 - 475
South East +4 2,202 £52,500 +5.00% 221
North of England +2 1,556 £47,500 +5.56% 205
Midlands +1 1,127 £47,500 - 185
North West +11 877 £47,500 +5.56% 103
West Midlands +2 822 £45,000 - 122
East of England +4 745 £52,500 +5.00% 116
South West +2 727 £47,500 - 143
Yorkshire +1 611 £47,500 +5.56% 83
East Midlands -5 301 £50,000 +5.26% 63
North East -36 69 £41,500 +3.75% 19
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 4,225 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3,876 (32.64%) Finance
3 2,765 (23.28%) PRINCE2
4 2,128 (17.92%) Microsoft
5 2,071 (17.44%) Degree
6 2,015 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,697 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 1,672 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
9 1,436 (12.09%) ITIL
10 1,405 (11.83%) Scrum
11 1,379 (11.61%) SQL
12 1,233 (10.38%) Business Analysis
13 1,131 (9.52%) Windows
14 1,082 (9.11%) SDLC
15 1,075 (9.05%) PMO
16 1,070 (9.01%) Waterfall
17 1,063 (8.95%) Change Management
18 980 (8.25%) Retail
19 856 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
20 854 (7.19%) Banking
21 843 (7.10%) SQL Server
22 828 (6.97%) Microsoft Office
23 822 (6.92%) .NET
23 822 (6.92%) Risk Management
24 789 (6.64%) CRM
25 774 (6.52%) Management Information System
26 768 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
27 764 (6.43%) Microsoft Project
28 756 (6.37%) Marketing
29 754 (6.35%) QA

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
1 452 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 290 (2.44%) Confluence
3 233 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 207 (1.74%) CMS
5 145 (1.22%) IIS
6 114 (0.96%) Apache
7 94 (0.79%) Skype for Business
8 85 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 74 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 73 (0.61%) WordPress
11 70 (0.59%) SAS
12 68 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 61 (0.51%) WebLogic
14 57 (0.48%) Apache Spark
14 57 (0.48%) OpenStack
15 56 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
15 56 (0.47%) JBoss
16 49 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 48 (0.40%) Drupal
18 45 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 828 (6.97%) Microsoft Office
2 764 (6.43%) Microsoft Project
3 724 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 441 (3.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 336 (2.83%) MS Visio
6 95 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 40 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 38 (0.32%) InVision
9 35 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
10 23 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 19 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 13 (0.11%) SPSS
14 8 (0.067%) Chatbot
15 6 (0.051%) Open Workbench
16 4 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.034%) InfoPath
16 4 (0.034%) Maya
16 4 (0.034%) Revit
16 4 (0.034%) Stata
Business Applications
1 194 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 134 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 79 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 70 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 46 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
6 43 (0.36%) SAP SD
7 42 (0.35%) Magento
8 38 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
9 37 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 28 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
11 27 (0.23%) Relativity
11 27 (0.23%) SAP ERP
11 27 (0.23%) Workfront
12 26 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
13 25 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
14 24 (0.20%) SAP CO
14 24 (0.20%) SAP FI
14 24 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
14 24 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
15 22 (0.19%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 768 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 714 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
3 538 (4.53%) Office 365
4 438 (3.69%) SaaS
5 217 (1.83%) PaaS
6 199 (1.68%) IaaS
7 155 (1.31%) GitHub
8 120 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
9 111 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
10 81 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 61 (0.51%) Slack
12 52 (0.44%) Google Analytics
13 50 (0.42%) Serverless
14 48 (0.40%) Trello
15 39 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 35 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
17 32 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
18 31 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
19 30 (0.25%) Amazon S3
20 28 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 445 (3.75%) Firewall
2 360 (3.03%) WAN
3 338 (2.85%) LAN
4 262 (2.21%) Internet
5 208 (1.75%) SAN
6 162 (1.36%) DNS
7 160 (1.35%) Network Security
8 152 (1.28%) TCP/IP
9 145 (1.22%) VPN
10 115 (0.97%) DHCP
11 110 (0.93%) VoIP
12 105 (0.88%) Wireless
13 100 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
14 93 (0.78%) Skype
15 90 (0.76%) MPLS
16 84 (0.71%) Unified Communications
17 83 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
18 79 (0.67%) IPsec
19 76 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
20 69 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 843 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 406 (3.42%) Big Data
3 279 (2.35%) MySQL
4 273 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
5 232 (1.95%) Relational Database
6 158 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 150 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 139 (1.17%) Power BI
9 134 (1.13%) NoSQL
10 101 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 87 (0.73%) Hadoop
11 87 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 84 (0.71%) Blockchain
12 84 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
12 84 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 73 (0.61%) GIS
14 67 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
15 65 (0.55%) Oracle Database
16 64 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 59 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 741 (6.24%) JIRA
2 354 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 189 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 155 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 134 (1.13%) Selenium
6 95 (0.80%) Subversion
7 93 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 68 (0.57%) Maven
9 65 (0.55%) JUnit
10 61 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
11 54 (0.45%) Cucumber
12 48 (0.40%) TeamCity
13 46 (0.39%) Bitbucket
14 43 (0.36%) PHPUnit
14 43 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
15 42 (0.35%) Eclipse
16 39 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
17 36 (0.30%) Babel
17 36 (0.30%) Mocha
18 34 (0.29%) SonarQube
General
1 3,876 (32.64%) Finance
2 980 (8.25%) Retail
3 854 (7.19%) Banking
4 756 (6.37%) Marketing
5 447 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 437 (3.68%) Legal
7 298 (2.51%) Manufacturing
8 287 (2.42%) Investment Banking
9 260 (2.19%) Advertising
10 236 (1.99%) Law
11 192 (1.62%) Games
12 174 (1.47%) Back Office
13 167 (1.41%) Financial Institution
14 144 (1.21%) Front Office
15 106 (0.89%) Publishing
16 104 (0.88%) French Language
17 96 (0.81%) Billing
17 96 (0.81%) German Language
18 95 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
19 84 (0.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3,529 (29.72%) Project Manager
2 1,450 (12.21%) Analyst
3 942 (7.93%) IT Manager
4 829 (6.98%) Developer
5 777 (6.54%) Business Analyst
6 770 (6.48%) Consultant
7 686 (5.78%) Senior Manager
8 602 (5.07%) IT Project Manager
9 598 (5.04%) Architect
10 595 (5.01%) Senior Project Manager
11 418 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
12 346 (2.91%) Infrastructure Manager
13 314 (2.64%) Technical Manager
14 302 (2.54%) Programme Manager
15 274 (2.31%) Software Project Manager
16 256 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
17 245 (2.06%) Agile Project Manager
18 241 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
19 239 (2.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
20 227 (1.91%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 822 (6.92%) .NET
2 645 (5.43%) HTML
3 432 (3.64%) CSS
4 357 (3.01%) Web Services
5 307 (2.59%) XML
6 272 (2.29%) jQuery
7 218 (1.84%) Middleware
8 215 (1.81%) HTML5
9 205 (1.73%) REST
10 194 (1.63%) AngularJS
11 188 (1.58%) ASP.NET
12 178 (1.50%) JSON
13 156 (1.31%) Node.js
14 148 (1.25%) CSS3
15 129 (1.09%) SOAP
16 127 (1.07%) React
17 125 (1.05%) .NET Framework
18 123 (1.04%) Spring
19 103 (0.87%) RESTful
20 86 (0.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1,672 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 774 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 594 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 577 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 572 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
6 509 (4.29%) User Experience
7 332 (2.80%) PMI
8 283 (2.38%) Fintech
9 259 (2.18%) Virtual Team
10 221 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 211 (1.78%) Mobile App
12 138 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
13 124 (1.04%) NHS
14 106 (0.89%) Driving Licence
15 97 (0.82%) Social Media
16 90 (0.76%) FMCG
17 88 (0.74%) Data Structures
18 81 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
19 80 (0.67%) Public Cloud
20 79 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,131 (9.52%) Windows
2 595 (5.01%) Linux
3 445 (3.75%) Windows Server
4 293 (2.47%) Unix
5 186 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 177 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 175 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 123 (1.04%) Windows 7
9 120 (1.01%) Android
10 99 (0.83%) AIX
11 98 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 95 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 95 (0.80%) Solaris
13 61 (0.51%) HPUX
14 54 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 40 (0.34%) CentOS
16 26 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 16 (0.13%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.13%) Windows XP
19 8 (0.067%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,225 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2,765 (23.28%) PRINCE2
3 2,015 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,697 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 1,436 (12.09%) ITIL
6 1,405 (11.83%) Scrum
7 1,233 (10.38%) Business Analysis
8 1,082 (9.11%) SDLC
9 1,070 (9.01%) Waterfall
10 1,063 (8.95%) Change Management
11 856 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 822 (6.92%) Risk Management
13 789 (6.64%) CRM
14 711 (5.99%) Mentoring
15 705 (5.94%) Service Delivery
16 656 (5.52%) Analytics
17 653 (5.50%) Coaching
18 637 (5.36%) Programme Management
19 628 (5.29%) Presales
20 611 (5.15%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1,379 (11.61%) SQL
2 727 (6.12%) Java
3 716 (6.03%) JavaScript
4 635 (5.35%) C#
5 389 (3.28%) Python
6 334 (2.81%) PHP
7 309 (2.60%) C
8 256 (2.16%) PowerShell
9 157 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 156 (1.31%) C++
11 142 (1.20%) VBA
12 98 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 93 (0.78%) Ruby
14 91 (0.77%) VB
15 69 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 67 (0.56%) Perl
17 66 (0.56%) PL/SQL
18 62 (0.52%) VB.NET
19 52 (0.44%) ES6
20 50 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 2,071 (17.44%) Degree
2 716 (6.03%) PMI Certification
3 597 (5.03%) PMP
4 467 (3.93%) Security Cleared
5 351 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 263 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 248 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 234 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 234 (1.97%) SC Cleared
9 176 (1.48%) MCSE
10 162 (1.36%) CISSP
10 162 (1.36%) ISEB
11 158 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
11 158 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 156 (1.31%) APMP
13 114 (0.96%) DV Cleared
14 100 (0.84%) Master's Degree
15 91 (0.77%) CCNP
16 81 (0.68%) CISM
17 75 (0.63%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,075 (9.05%) PMO
2 754 (6.35%) QA
3 275 (2.32%) SLA
4 258 (2.17%) GDPR
5 242 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 176 (1.48%) Data Quality
7 106 (0.89%) PCI DSS
8 86 (0.72%) COBIT
9 52 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 41 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 37 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 36 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 31 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 26 (0.22%) PMBOK
15 21 (0.18%) MiFID
16 20 (0.17%) GCP
16 20 (0.17%) GPG13
17 19 (0.16%) GAMP
17 19 (0.16%) P3O
18 15 (0.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 604 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 395 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 117 (0.99%) Docker
5 86 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 73 (0.61%) Firmware
7 63 (0.53%) XenApp
8 49 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 44 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 44 (0.37%) vSphere
10 43 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
11 28 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (0.14%) Samba
12 17 (0.14%) VirtualBox
13 14 (0.12%) KVM
14 11 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.067%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.067%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.059%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 142 (1.20%) SCCM
2 111 (0.93%) Puppet
3 99 (0.83%) Ansible
4 70 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (0.40%) Kubernetes
6 45 (0.38%) SCOM
7 41 (0.35%) Terraform
8 40 (0.34%) vRealize
9 33 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 30 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 22 (0.19%) Nagios
11 22 (0.19%) WMI
12 21 (0.18%) WSUS
13 19 (0.16%) FortiGate
14 17 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
14 17 (0.14%) Rancher
14 17 (0.14%) Sysdig
15 15 (0.13%) AirWatch
15 15 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
16 14 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,128 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 719 (6.05%) Oracle
3 594 (5.00%) SAP
4 581 (4.89%) VMware
5 443 (3.73%) Cisco
6 303 (2.55%) Citrix
7 298 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 210 (1.77%) Google
9 166 (1.40%) Capita
10 149 (1.25%) Adobe
11 148 (1.25%) IBM
12 142 (1.20%) CheckPoint
13 131 (1.10%) HP
14 115 (0.97%) ServiceNow
15 108 (0.91%) Tableau
16 95 (0.80%) Juniper
17 93 (0.78%) Red Hat
18 86 (0.72%) Splunk
19 81 (0.68%) NetApp
20 76 (0.64%) Sitecore