Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 36 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 5,577 4,823 9,633
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.22% 6.25% 7.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 6.76% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3,945 3,690 7,131
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 83,664 71,321 122,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.29% 92.43% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59,535 57,870 98,148
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,250 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 15 June 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 15 June 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 -16 2,194 £65,000 - 297
South East +3 1,165 £52,500 -4.55% 185
North of England +10 794 £46,400 -7.20% 167
Midlands +3 573 £50,000 +5.26% 136
North West +16 444 £47,500 -5.00% 93
West Midlands +5 428 £50,000 +4.17% 88
South West -21 381 £45,000 -10.00% 94
East of England +11 350 £50,000 - 103
Yorkshire -4 305 £45,000 -5.26% 54
East Midlands +5 144 £50,000 +5.26% 48
North East -4 45 £43,500 +3.57% 20
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 2,166 (38.84%) Social Skills
2 2,093 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1,353 (24.26%) Finance
4 1,097 (19.67%) Microsoft
5 1,038 (18.61%) Project Delivery
6 940 (16.85%) PRINCE2
7 857 (15.37%) Degree
8 830 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
9 775 (13.90%) Azure
10 728 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 705 (12.64%) SQL
12 693 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
13 628 (11.26%) Scrum
14 543 (9.74%) Management Information System
15 507 (9.09%) Analytics
16 492 (8.82%) Change Management
17 466 (8.36%) AWS
18 457 (8.19%) ITIL
19 455 (8.16%) Organisational Skills
20 437 (7.84%) DevOps
21 432 (7.75%) Mentoring
22 425 (7.62%) Marketing
23 422 (7.57%) ERP
24 421 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
25 415 (7.44%) JavaScript
26 410 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
27 409 (7.33%) Waterfall
28 402 (7.21%) JIRA
29 397 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
30 395 (7.08%) Business Analysis

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
1 194 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 171 (3.07%) CMS
3 141 (2.53%) Confluence
4 86 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 80 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 57 (1.02%) SAS
6 57 (1.02%) WordPress
7 53 (0.95%) EPiServer
8 40 (0.72%) IIS
9 30 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 29 (0.52%) Drupal
11 26 (0.47%) Umbraco
12 23 (0.41%) Kentico
13 20 (0.36%) Apache
13 20 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.22%) Documentum
16 12 (0.22%) nginx
17 11 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 421 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 365 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 298 (5.34%) Microsoft Project
4 176 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 141 (2.53%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.34%) Sketch
9 18 (0.32%) Adobe XD
10 15 (0.27%) Oracle Smart View
11 14 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
12 13 (0.23%) Figma
13 11 (0.20%) Simulink
14 10 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 10 (0.18%) AutoCAD
14 10 (0.18%) Chatbot
14 10 (0.18%) Stata
15 8 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.14%) InVision
16 6 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 67 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
3 43 (0.77%) NetSuite
4 36 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 32 (0.57%) Shopify
6 28 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 28 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
6 28 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
6 28 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 25 (0.45%) SAP ERP
8 24 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
8 24 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
8 24 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
9 21 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
10 19 (0.34%) Magento
11 18 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
12 16 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 14 (0.25%) SAP MM
14 13 (0.23%) FastStats
14 13 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 775 (13.90%) Azure
2 466 (8.36%) AWS
3 372 (6.67%) SaaS
4 356 (6.38%) Microsoft 365
5 213 (3.82%) Power Platform
6 151 (2.71%) GCP
7 116 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
8 76 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
8 76 (1.36%) Serverless
9 74 (1.33%) Snowflake
10 68 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
11 56 (1.00%) Google Analytics
11 56 (1.00%) PaaS
12 51 (0.91%) IaaS
13 47 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
14 42 (0.75%) GitHub
15 38 (0.68%) PowerApps
16 37 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
17 36 (0.65%) Azure Logic Apps
18 35 (0.63%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 211 (3.78%) Firewall
2 152 (2.73%) WAN
3 126 (2.26%) LAN
4 98 (1.76%) Internet
5 85 (1.52%) DNS
6 82 (1.47%) VPN
7 69 (1.24%) VLAN
8 67 (1.20%) SAN
9 54 (0.97%) Wireless
10 52 (0.93%) TCP/IP
11 49 (0.88%) WLAN
12 46 (0.82%) SSL
13 43 (0.77%) DHCP
14 41 (0.74%) Network Security
15 40 (0.72%) NAS
16 35 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
16 35 (0.63%) iSCSI
16 35 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (0.48%) VoIP
18 26 (0.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 194 (3.48%) Big Data
3 185 (3.32%) Power BI
4 147 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
5 145 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 135 (2.42%) MySQL
7 93 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 85 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 79 (1.42%) Tableau
10 76 (1.36%) Hadoop
10 76 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 74 (1.33%) MongoDB
11 74 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 72 (1.29%) Electronic Patient Records
13 70 (1.26%) Amazon Athena
14 67 (1.20%) Neo4j
15 62 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
16 48 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 40 (0.72%) Redis
18 31 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 402 (7.21%) JIRA
2 186 (3.34%) Git (software)
3 138 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 93 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 91 (1.63%) Vagrant
6 65 (1.17%) Selenium
7 41 (0.74%) Bitbucket
8 37 (0.66%) Visual Studio
9 34 (0.61%) WebDriver
10 31 (0.56%) PHPUnit
11 28 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
12 27 (0.48%) webpack
13 26 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (0.41%) NUnit
15 22 (0.39%) GitLab
15 22 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
16 20 (0.36%) Hudson
17 17 (0.30%) SpecFlow
18 14 (0.25%) Cucumber
18 14 (0.25%) LSMW
General
1 2,166 (38.84%) Social Skills
2 1,353 (24.26%) Finance
3 693 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
4 455 (8.16%) Organisational Skills
5 425 (7.62%) Marketing
6 378 (6.78%) Presentation Skills
7 347 (6.22%) Law
8 303 (5.43%) Retail
9 299 (5.36%) Legal
10 269 (4.82%) Manufacturing
11 250 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 229 (4.11%) Influencing Skills
13 228 (4.09%) Public Sector
14 201 (3.60%) Telecoms
15 184 (3.30%) Banking
16 101 (1.81%) Games
17 83 (1.49%) Electronics
18 80 (1.43%) Documentation Skills
19 77 (1.38%) Advertising
20 71 (1.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,471 (26.38%) Project Manager
2 504 (9.04%) Analyst
3 492 (8.82%) Developer
4 439 (7.87%) IT Manager
5 306 (5.49%) Consultant
6 286 (5.13%) Senior Manager
7 281 (5.04%) IT Project Manager
8 235 (4.21%) Business Analyst
9 213 (3.82%) Senior Project Manager
10 198 (3.55%) Architect
11 175 (3.14%) Senior Developer
12 159 (2.85%) Delivery Manager
13 157 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
14 155 (2.78%) Technical Manager
15 148 (2.65%) Administrator
16 108 (1.94%) Software Project Manager
17 105 (1.88%) Data Administrator
18 100 (1.79%) Agile Project Manager
18 100 (1.79%) Product Manager
19 98 (1.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (6.40%) .NET
2 251 (4.50%) HTML
3 230 (4.12%) CSS
4 133 (2.38%) React
5 119 (2.13%) Node.js
6 110 (1.97%) Vue.js
7 103 (1.85%) RESTful
8 99 (1.78%) AngularJS
9 95 (1.70%) REST
9 95 (1.70%) Web Services
10 87 (1.56%) CGI
11 82 (1.47%) .NET Core
12 76 (1.36%) Spark Streaming
13 74 (1.33%) Django
14 69 (1.24%) ASP.NET
15 68 (1.22%) Laravel
16 62 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 61 (1.09%) jQuery
18 57 (1.02%) Kafka
19 54 (0.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 543 (9.74%) Management Information System
2 287 (5.15%) User Experience
3 247 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
4 162 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 119 (2.13%) PMI
6 112 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 87 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 85 (1.52%) Life Science
9 73 (1.31%) Social Media
10 62 (1.11%) NHS
11 55 (0.99%) Blog
12 53 (0.95%) Virtual Team
13 50 (0.90%) Digital Media
14 49 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
15 47 (0.84%) FMCG
16 44 (0.79%) Public Cloud
17 43 (0.77%) e-Learning
18 39 (0.70%) Driving Licence
19 34 (0.61%) iPad
19 34 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 345 (6.19%) Windows
2 160 (2.87%) Windows Server
3 159 (2.85%) Linux
4 74 (1.33%) Windows 10
5 51 (0.91%) Unix
6 46 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 45 (0.81%) Android
8 38 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 28 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
11 26 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
12 22 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.20%) CentOS
16 9 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 8 (0.14%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.13%) Debian
19 5 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,093 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1,038 (18.61%) Project Delivery
3 940 (16.85%) PRINCE2
4 830 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
5 728 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 628 (11.26%) Scrum
7 507 (9.09%) Analytics
8 492 (8.82%) Change Management
9 457 (8.19%) ITIL
10 437 (7.84%) DevOps
11 432 (7.75%) Mentoring
12 422 (7.57%) ERP
13 410 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
14 409 (7.33%) Waterfall
15 397 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 395 (7.08%) Business Analysis
17 369 (6.62%) SDLC
18 358 (6.42%) Information Security
19 345 (6.19%) Service Delivery
20 344 (6.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 705 (12.64%) SQL
2 415 (7.44%) JavaScript
3 377 (6.76%) Python
4 303 (5.43%) C#
5 238 (4.27%) Java
6 142 (2.55%) C
7 132 (2.37%) PHP
8 117 (2.10%) PowerShell
9 84 (1.51%) TypeScript
10 74 (1.33%) C++
11 62 (1.11%) R
12 53 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 48 (0.86%) VBA
14 40 (0.72%) MATLAB
15 39 (0.70%) ES6
15 39 (0.70%) VB
16 36 (0.65%) Bash Shell
17 33 (0.59%) VB.NET
18 31 (0.56%) Go
19 28 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 857 (15.37%) Degree
2 324 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 248 (4.45%) PMI Certification
4 218 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 195 (3.50%) PMP
6 140 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 131 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 108 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 94 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 92 (1.65%) DV Cleared
11 81 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
12 64 (1.15%) CISSP
13 59 (1.06%) MCSE
14 58 (1.04%) ISEB
15 53 (0.95%) CISM
16 51 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
17 49 (0.88%) Master's Degree
17 49 (0.88%) MCITP
18 48 (0.86%) CCNP
19 45 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 382 (6.85%) PMO
2 255 (4.57%) QA
3 232 (4.16%) GDPR
4 113 (2.03%) SLA
5 99 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 87 (1.56%) Data Quality
7 57 (1.02%) Accessibility
8 46 (0.82%) NIST
9 29 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
10 23 (0.41%) PCI DSS
11 22 (0.39%) GRC
12 21 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 19 (0.34%) NEBOSH
14 17 (0.30%) CDISC
15 15 (0.27%) Good Clinical Practice
16 14 (0.25%) COBIT
16 14 (0.25%) ISO 9001
17 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 12 (0.22%) PMBOK
18 11 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 272 (4.88%) Docker
2 244 (4.38%) Active Directory
3 138 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 67 (1.20%) VirtualBox
6 38 (0.68%) vSphere
7 35 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 32 (0.57%) Terminal Server
8 32 (0.57%) XenApp
9 20 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (0.34%) Firmware
11 13 (0.23%) BitLocker
12 8 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.054%) KVM
15 3 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.054%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.036%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 222 (3.98%) Kubernetes
2 161 (2.89%) Terraform
3 130 (2.33%) Ansible
4 90 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
5 38 (0.68%) SCCM
6 36 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (0.57%) Puppet
8 27 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
9 22 (0.39%) Nagios
10 20 (0.36%) Grafana
10 20 (0.36%) Packer
10 20 (0.36%) WSUS
11 19 (0.34%) Salt
11 19 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
12 18 (0.32%) Consul
12 18 (0.32%) Graphite
12 18 (0.32%) Opsview
12 18 (0.32%) ZABBIX
13 15 (0.27%) HP ALM
14 14 (0.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,097 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 283 (5.07%) Oracle
3 240 (4.30%) SAP
4 204 (3.66%) Google
5 191 (3.42%) VMware
6 152 (2.73%) Cisco
7 140 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 105 (1.88%) Citrix
8 105 (1.88%) IBM
9 93 (1.67%) Informatica
10 76 (1.36%) ServiceNow
11 70 (1.26%) Talend
12 67 (1.20%) Cloudera
12 67 (1.20%) Hortonworks
13 56 (1.00%) Adobe
14 46 (0.82%) Atlassian
15 41 (0.74%) Apple
16 39 (0.70%) JD Edwards
17 38 (0.68%) HP
18 36 (0.65%) Sitecore