Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 3,551 9,225 11,985
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.99% 6.95% 7.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.49% 7.54% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,929 7,209 9,566
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year - +0.92% +3.81%

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 54,739 122,412 147,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.37% 92.19% 91.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44,205 97,262 118,290
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,495
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 -13 1,550 £65,000 +8.33% 102
South East -5 734 £55,000 +4.76% 85
North of England -9 458 £50,000 +5.26% 80
Midlands -5 292 £47,500 -5.00% 56
South West +2 291 £50,000 +11.11% 60
North West -24 223 £50,000 +5.26% 31
West Midlands -11 206 £47,500 -5.00% 29
Yorkshire +30 203 £48,250 +1.58% 43
East of England +3 189 £52,372 +4.74% 47
East Midlands -16 80 £46,000 -3.16% 27
North East -15 32 £41,750 -12.11% 6
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 1,384 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
2 977 (27.51%) Finance
3 773 (21.77%) Degree
4 653 (18.39%) PRINCE2
5 639 (17.99%) Microsoft
6 630 (17.74%) Project Delivery
7 531 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 464 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
9 450 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
10 448 (12.62%) SQL
11 393 (11.07%) ITIL
12 389 (10.95%) Azure
13 369 (10.39%) Scrum
14 330 (9.29%) Windows
15 310 (8.73%) Analytics
16 301 (8.48%) Management Information System
17 295 (8.31%) Business Analysis
18 289 (8.14%) Change Management
19 274 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
20 256 (7.21%) JavaScript
21 255 (7.18%) SQL Server
22 253 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
23 252 (7.10%) Office 365
24 247 (6.96%) SDLC
24 247 (6.96%) JIRA
25 242 (6.81%) Waterfall
26 241 (6.79%) DevOps
27 237 (6.67%) AWS
28 232 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
29 218 (6.14%) Service Delivery

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
1 120 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 99 (2.79%) Confluence
3 66 (1.86%) CMS
4 48 (1.35%) IIS
5 46 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 29 (0.82%) SAS
7 24 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 23 (0.65%) Apache
9 21 (0.59%) WordPress
10 19 (0.54%) Apache Spark
10 19 (0.54%) Skype for Business
10 19 (0.54%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
12 16 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.39%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.20%) Smallworld
Applications
1 232 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 183 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 177 (4.98%) Microsoft Project
4 114 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 90 (2.53%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.42%) InVision
8 13 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.25%) Adobe XD
9 9 (0.25%) Sketch
10 8 (0.23%) Zeplin
11 6 (0.17%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.11%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.084%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.084%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.056%) Windchill
15 1 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 46 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 40 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 20 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 17 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (0.48%) Magento
6 16 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
7 15 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.42%) SAP GTS
8 14 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
8 14 (0.39%) SAP MM
9 13 (0.37%) Odoo
10 11 (0.31%) SAP SD
11 10 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
11 10 (0.28%) Primavera
12 8 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
12 8 (0.23%) Workday HCM
13 7 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
13 7 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 389 (10.95%) Azure
2 252 (7.10%) Office 365
3 237 (6.67%) AWS
4 148 (4.17%) SaaS
5 75 (2.11%) Power Platform
6 71 (2.00%) PaaS
7 65 (1.83%) IaaS
8 58 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (1.21%) GCP
10 40 (1.13%) Serverless
11 31 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
11 31 (0.87%) GitHub
12 27 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
13 24 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (0.59%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (0.37%) Google Analytics
15 13 (0.37%) Logic Apps
15 13 (0.37%) OneDrive
15 13 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 147 (4.14%) Firewall
2 122 (3.44%) WAN
3 97 (2.73%) LAN
4 72 (2.03%) Internet
4 72 (2.03%) VPN
5 65 (1.83%) Network Security
6 62 (1.75%) DNS
7 58 (1.63%) Wireless
8 56 (1.58%) DHCP
8 56 (1.58%) SAN
9 54 (1.52%) VoIP
10 50 (1.41%) TCP/IP
11 40 (1.13%) Skype
12 35 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
13 32 (0.90%) Intranet
14 31 (0.87%) MPLS
15 25 (0.70%) NetScaler
15 25 (0.70%) VLAN
16 24 (0.68%) Broadband
17 22 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 85 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (2.28%) MySQL
4 78 (2.20%) Big Data
5 70 (1.97%) Power BI
6 69 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 67 (1.89%) Data Lake
8 47 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 38 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (0.73%) Blockchain
12 25 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
13 23 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (0.56%) Hadoop
16 19 (0.54%) SAP HANA
17 18 (0.51%) DB2
17 18 (0.51%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 247 (6.96%) JIRA
2 79 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 41 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 35 (0.99%) Selenium
5 25 (0.70%) Subversion
6 22 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 16 (0.45%) Axure RP
9 14 (0.39%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.31%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.31%) LSMW
11 10 (0.28%) gulp
11 10 (0.28%) Jasmine
11 10 (0.28%) JUnit
12 9 (0.25%) Balsamiq
12 9 (0.25%) Grunt
12 9 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
12 9 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.23%) GCC
13 8 (0.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 977 (27.51%) Finance
2 182 (5.13%) Marketing
3 170 (4.79%) Retail
4 149 (4.20%) Public Sector
5 147 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 128 (3.60%) Law
7 125 (3.52%) Manufacturing
8 111 (3.13%) Banking
9 110 (3.10%) Legal
10 68 (1.91%) Local Government
11 46 (1.30%) Back Office
12 39 (1.10%) Games
13 38 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
14 37 (1.04%) Advertising
15 33 (0.93%) Police
16 31 (0.87%) Front Office
17 25 (0.70%) Italian Language
18 24 (0.68%) Billing
18 24 (0.68%) Electronics
19 18 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 926 (26.08%) Project Manager
2 439 (12.36%) Analyst
3 311 (8.76%) Developer
4 267 (7.52%) IT Manager
5 203 (5.72%) Consultant
6 184 (5.18%) Business Analyst
7 182 (5.13%) Senior Manager
8 141 (3.97%) Architect
9 130 (3.66%) IT Project Manager
10 123 (3.46%) Senior Project Manager
11 117 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
12 84 (2.37%) Infrastructure Manager
13 80 (2.25%) Senior Developer
14 74 (2.08%) Software Manager
15 73 (2.06%) Technical Manager
16 69 (1.94%) Data Analyst
17 66 (1.86%) Junior
18 62 (1.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 60 (1.69%) Product Manager
20 59 (1.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (5.89%) .NET
2 193 (5.44%) HTML
3 161 (4.53%) CSS
4 101 (2.84%) AngularJS
5 88 (2.48%) REST
6 79 (2.22%) Vue.js
7 70 (1.97%) Node.js
8 68 (1.91%) React
9 67 (1.89%) HTML5
10 66 (1.86%) Web Services
11 65 (1.83%) jQuery
12 51 (1.44%) XML
13 48 (1.35%) CSS3
14 47 (1.32%) ASP.NET
15 40 (1.13%) .NET Core
16 31 (0.87%) Middleware
17 30 (0.84%) Ajax
18 28 (0.79%) JSON
19 25 (0.70%) .NET Framework
20 24 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 464 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 301 (8.48%) Management Information System
3 197 (5.55%) Self-Motivation
4 154 (4.34%) Data Centre
5 135 (3.80%) User Experience
6 69 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 56 (1.58%) PMI
8 52 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 52 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 51 (1.44%) Data Structures
10 50 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 39 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
12 38 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 34 (0.96%) Internet of Things
14 31 (0.87%) Driving Licence
15 28 (0.79%) Reinsurance
15 28 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
16 27 (0.76%) NHS
17 20 (0.56%) FMCG
18 19 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 330 (9.29%) Windows
2 168 (4.73%) Windows Server
3 159 (4.48%) Linux
4 76 (2.14%) Windows Server 2016
5 71 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 65 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (1.58%) Unix
8 49 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 32 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
11 30 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (0.70%) Android
13 20 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 19 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.45%) AIX
15 16 (0.45%) Apple iOS
16 15 (0.42%) Solaris
17 6 (0.17%) CentOS
18 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,384 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
2 653 (18.39%) PRINCE2
3 630 (17.74%) Project Delivery
4 531 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 450 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
6 393 (11.07%) ITIL
7 369 (10.39%) Scrum
8 310 (8.73%) Analytics
9 295 (8.31%) Business Analysis
10 289 (8.14%) Change Management
11 274 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
12 253 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 247 (6.96%) SDLC
14 242 (6.81%) Waterfall
15 241 (6.79%) DevOps
16 218 (6.14%) Service Delivery
17 216 (6.08%) Agile Project Management
18 214 (6.03%) Mentoring
19 201 (5.66%) Computer Science
20 187 (5.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 448 (12.62%) SQL
2 256 (7.21%) JavaScript
3 195 (5.49%) Java
4 172 (4.84%) C#
5 150 (4.22%) C
6 146 (4.11%) Python
7 89 (2.51%) PHP
8 81 (2.28%) PowerShell
9 66 (1.86%) C++
10 32 (0.90%) TypeScript
11 26 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 24 (0.68%) Perl
13 21 (0.59%) Ruby
14 18 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.48%) Scala
16 16 (0.45%) ES6
16 16 (0.45%) R
17 15 (0.42%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.34%) ActionScript
18 12 (0.34%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 773 (21.77%) Degree
2 206 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 161 (4.53%) PMP
4 142 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 108 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 101 (2.84%) SC Cleared
7 81 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 56 (1.58%) DV Cleared
10 55 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 54 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
12 47 (1.32%) CCNA
13 46 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (1.27%) CISSP
15 39 (1.10%) APMP
15 39 (1.10%) Master's Degree
16 34 (0.96%) MCSE
17 27 (0.76%) CCNP
18 26 (0.73%) CISM
19 24 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (5.66%) PMO
2 188 (5.29%) QA
3 112 (3.15%) SLA
4 78 (2.20%) GDPR
5 70 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (1.21%) Data Quality
7 33 (0.93%) COBIT
8 22 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 21 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.51%) ISO 9001
11 11 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.23%) NIST
12 8 (0.23%) P3O
13 7 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.20%) ITGC
14 6 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 6 (0.17%) JSP 440
14 6 (0.17%) SEPA
14 6 (0.17%) TARGET2
System Software
1 164 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 99 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 60 (1.69%) Docker
5 32 (0.90%) vSphere
6 26 (0.73%) XenApp
7 23 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 22 (0.62%) Firmware
8 22 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
10 13 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.084%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.084%) HDFS
14 2 (0.056%) KVM
14 2 (0.056%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.056%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.028%) Samba
Systems Management
1 44 (1.24%) Kubernetes
1 44 (1.24%) SCCM
2 41 (1.15%) Ansible
3 38 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
4 30 (0.84%) Puppet
5 18 (0.51%) Terraform
6 17 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 15 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
9 10 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.20%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.20%) QRadar
12 6 (0.17%) Icinga
12 6 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (0.14%) Amdocs OSS
13 5 (0.14%) Consul
13 5 (0.14%) Packer
13 5 (0.14%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 639 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 212 (5.97%) Oracle
3 196 (5.52%) SAP
4 172 (4.84%) VMware
5 163 (4.59%) Cisco
6 90 (2.53%) Tableau
7 83 (2.34%) HP
8 73 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
9 69 (1.94%) Blue Prism
10 64 (1.80%) Automation Anywhere
11 63 (1.77%) Alteryx
11 63 (1.77%) Teradata
11 63 (1.77%) UiPath
12 62 (1.75%) Cadence
13 61 (1.72%) Citrix
14 60 (1.69%) ServiceNow
15 56 (1.58%) Google
16 55 (1.55%) Juniper
17 54 (1.52%) Remedy
18 45 (1.27%) Capita