Period
to 14 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 8,544 11,611 13,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.74% 7.63% 7.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 8.30% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6,535 8,752 9,118
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% -

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 116,693 139,890 156,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.08% 91.87% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 93,171 112,419 124,550
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 3,599 £60,000 -2.44% 396
South East -2 1,847 £52,500 - 283
North of England -3 1,083 £47,500 +5.56% 244
Midlands -6 831 £47,250 +0.53% 201
North West -4 625 £47,500 +4.97% 129
South West -4 602 £45,000 - 142
West Midlands -5 567 £47,500 +0.53% 124
East of England +5 518 £50,000 -4.76% 127
Yorkshire -19 392 £49,337 +9.64% 81
East Midlands +3 265 £47,000 +4.44% 73
North East +29 66 £46,500 +16.25% 34
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 3,128 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 2,722 (31.86%) Finance
3 1,802 (21.09%) PRINCE2
4 1,632 (19.10%) Degree
5 1,500 (17.56%) Project Delivery
6 1,424 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1,317 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,231 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
9 1,009 (11.81%) ITIL
10 1,000 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
11 975 (11.41%) SQL
12 872 (10.21%) Scrum
13 869 (10.17%) Change Management
14 823 (9.63%) Azure
15 755 (8.84%) Business Analysis
16 728 (8.52%) Analytics
17 714 (8.36%) Waterfall
18 684 (8.01%) Windows
19 678 (7.94%) PMO
20 648 (7.58%) SDLC
21 630 (7.37%) Management Information System
22 598 (7.00%) Retail
23 596 (6.98%) Mentoring
24 592 (6.93%) AWS
25 591 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
26 588 (6.88%) Marketing
27 572 (6.69%) Service Delivery
28 568 (6.65%) Migration
29 546 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
30 543 (6.36%) Decision-Making

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
1 294 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 164 (1.92%) Confluence
3 160 (1.87%) CMS
4 114 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 84 (0.98%) IIS
6 69 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 58 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 55 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 43 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 38 (0.44%) Smallworld
10 38 (0.44%) WordPress
11 37 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
12 33 (0.39%) SAS
13 28 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 27 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (0.28%) Apache
16 19 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
17 16 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 546 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 522 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
3 445 (5.21%) Microsoft Project
4 310 (3.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 168 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 60 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 37 (0.43%) Sketch
8 35 (0.41%) InVision
9 22 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 18 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (0.21%) Photoshop
11 11 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 11 (0.13%) Open Workbench
11 11 (0.13%) Zeplin
12 9 (0.11%) InDesign
12 9 (0.11%) SPSS
13 8 (0.094%) Adobe XD
13 8 (0.094%) Simulink
14 6 (0.070%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.059%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 110 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
3 71 (0.83%) Magento
4 67 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 59 (0.69%) NetSuite
6 47 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
7 36 (0.42%) SDL Web 8
8 35 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
9 31 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
10 30 (0.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 28 (0.33%) SAP MM
12 26 (0.30%) SAP ERP
13 23 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 23 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 20 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
15 19 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
16 18 (0.21%) SAP CO
16 18 (0.21%) SAP FI
16 18 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
16 18 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 823 (9.63%) Azure
2 592 (6.93%) AWS
3 502 (5.88%) Office 365
4 323 (3.78%) SaaS
5 182 (2.13%) Power Platform
6 118 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 102 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
8 97 (1.14%) GCP
9 83 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 75 (0.88%) PaaS
11 62 (0.73%) IaaS
12 56 (0.66%) GitHub
13 50 (0.59%) Serverless
14 43 (0.50%) PowerApps
15 40 (0.47%) Trello
16 39 (0.46%) Google Analytics
16 39 (0.46%) OneDrive
17 35 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
17 35 (0.41%) npm
18 29 (0.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 255 (2.98%) WAN
2 253 (2.96%) Firewall
3 248 (2.90%) Internet
4 229 (2.68%) LAN
5 160 (1.87%) DNS
6 125 (1.46%) DHCP
7 122 (1.43%) VoIP
8 115 (1.35%) TCP/IP
9 107 (1.25%) Wireless
10 88 (1.03%) SAN
11 74 (0.87%) Intranet
12 72 (0.84%) Skype
13 71 (0.83%) Unified Communications
13 71 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
14 68 (0.80%) HTTP
15 61 (0.71%) VPN
16 60 (0.70%) Network Security
17 52 (0.61%) Extranet
18 51 (0.60%) MPLS
19 47 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 262 (3.07%) Big Data
3 245 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 213 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
5 166 (1.94%) Power BI
6 157 (1.84%) MySQL
7 134 (1.57%) NoSQL
8 130 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 89 (1.04%) RDBMS
10 87 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 83 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 68 (0.80%) SAP HANA
13 59 (0.69%) MongoDB
14 58 (0.68%) GIS
15 57 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
16 56 (0.66%) QlikView
17 55 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
18 54 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 47 (0.55%) Oracle Database
20 46 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 478 (5.59%) JIRA
2 208 (2.43%) Git (software)
3 176 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 127 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 87 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 63 (0.74%) Subversion
7 56 (0.66%) Eclipse
8 48 (0.56%) Selenium
9 45 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 44 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 43 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 38 (0.44%) MSI
13 33 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
14 28 (0.33%) NetBeans
15 26 (0.30%) Bitbucket
15 26 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
16 22 (0.26%) webpack
17 19 (0.22%) Maven
18 18 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 18 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 2,722 (31.86%) Finance
2 598 (7.00%) Retail
3 588 (6.88%) Marketing
4 453 (5.30%) Public Sector
5 391 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 373 (4.37%) Banking
7 284 (3.32%) Manufacturing
8 265 (3.10%) Legal
9 188 (2.20%) Law
10 120 (1.40%) Local Government
11 116 (1.36%) Advertising
12 112 (1.31%) Billing
13 108 (1.26%) Automotive
14 106 (1.24%) Back Office
15 104 (1.22%) Electronics
16 91 (1.07%) Front Office
17 67 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
18 65 (0.76%) Police
19 53 (0.62%) Investment Banking
20 52 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 2,468 (28.89%) Project Manager
2 892 (10.44%) Analyst
3 686 (8.03%) IT Manager
4 600 (7.02%) Developer
5 574 (6.72%) Consultant
6 547 (6.40%) Senior Manager
7 489 (5.72%) Architect
8 462 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
9 454 (5.31%) Business Analyst
10 394 (4.61%) Senior Project Manager
11 254 (2.97%) Delivery Manager
12 223 (2.61%) Infrastructure Manager
13 203 (2.38%) Technical Manager
14 191 (2.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 190 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
16 171 (2.00%) Business Manager
17 154 (1.80%) Programme Manager
18 144 (1.69%) Service Manager
19 142 (1.66%) Technical Project Manager
20 140 (1.64%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (5.62%) .NET
2 362 (4.24%) HTML
3 267 (3.13%) CSS
4 200 (2.34%) XML
5 194 (2.27%) Web Services
6 187 (2.19%) ASP.NET
7 175 (2.05%) jQuery
8 146 (1.71%) REST
9 138 (1.62%) AngularJS
10 105 (1.23%) JSON
11 99 (1.16%) Node.js
12 98 (1.15%) SOAP
13 91 (1.07%) Middleware
14 89 (1.04%) Ajax
15 82 (0.96%) React
16 77 (0.90%) .NET Framework
17 68 (0.80%) HTML5
18 67 (0.78%) RESTful
19 61 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
20 60 (0.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,000 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 630 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 425 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
4 402 (4.71%) User Experience
5 377 (4.41%) Data Centre
6 219 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 182 (2.13%) PMI
8 120 (1.40%) Driving Licence
9 119 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 110 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 102 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 98 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
13 77 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 76 (0.89%) Social Media
15 69 (0.81%) Internet of Things
16 65 (0.76%) Data Structures
17 64 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
18 56 (0.66%) FMCG
19 53 (0.62%) Private Cloud
20 52 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 684 (8.01%) Windows
2 430 (5.03%) Linux
3 283 (3.31%) Windows Server
4 202 (2.36%) Unix
5 142 (1.66%) Windows 10
6 84 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 58 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 56 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 53 (0.62%) Android
11 26 (0.30%) Mac OS
12 22 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (0.23%) Solaris
15 10 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (0.12%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.094%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.082%) AIX
18 5 (0.059%) Fedora
19 4 (0.047%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,128 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1,802 (21.09%) PRINCE2
3 1,500 (17.56%) Project Delivery
4 1,317 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,231 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
6 1,009 (11.81%) ITIL
7 872 (10.21%) Scrum
8 869 (10.17%) Change Management
9 755 (8.84%) Business Analysis
10 728 (8.52%) Analytics
11 714 (8.36%) Waterfall
12 648 (7.58%) SDLC
13 596 (6.98%) Mentoring
14 591 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 572 (6.69%) Service Delivery
16 568 (6.65%) Migration
17 543 (6.36%) Decision-Making
18 533 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
19 506 (5.92%) Risk Management
20 498 (5.83%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 975 (11.41%) SQL
2 489 (5.72%) JavaScript
3 441 (5.16%) C#
4 403 (4.72%) C
5 347 (4.06%) Java
6 341 (3.99%) Python
7 192 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 168 (1.97%) PHP
9 98 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 86 (1.01%) C++
11 84 (0.98%) VBA
12 76 (0.89%) TypeScript
13 71 (0.83%) R
14 57 (0.67%) VB.NET
15 46 (0.54%) Bash Shell
16 45 (0.53%) VB
17 43 (0.50%) Ruby
18 40 (0.47%) Scala
19 34 (0.40%) PL/SQL
20 23 (0.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,632 (19.10%) Degree
2 507 (5.93%) PMP
3 489 (5.72%) PMI Certification
4 414 (4.85%) Security Cleared
5 242 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 221 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 204 (2.39%) SC Cleared
8 199 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 153 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 146 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
11 135 (1.58%) APMP
12 100 (1.17%) DV Cleared
13 97 (1.14%) CISSP
14 93 (1.09%) CCNA
15 75 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
16 73 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
17 71 (0.83%) CISM
18 66 (0.77%) MCSE
19 62 (0.73%) CCNP
20 54 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 678 (7.94%) PMO
2 506 (5.92%) QA
3 210 (2.46%) SLA
4 190 (2.22%) GDPR
5 188 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 166 (1.94%) Data Quality
7 53 (0.62%) NIST
8 51 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 49 (0.57%) PCI DSS
10 45 (0.53%) COBIT
11 39 (0.46%) ISO 9001
11 39 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 27 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
13 23 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 22 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 22 (0.26%) MiFID
15 18 (0.21%) EMIR
16 17 (0.20%) Solvency II
17 16 (0.19%) JSP 440
18 14 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 382 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 272 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (1.70%) Docker
4 137 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 62 (0.73%) XenApp
6 61 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 59 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 44 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 35 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 32 (0.37%) vSphere
11 30 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
12 28 (0.33%) Firmware
13 23 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 17 (0.20%) VMware NSX
15 16 (0.19%) VirtualBox
16 15 (0.18%) NFS
17 13 (0.15%) vCloud
18 9 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 9 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 136 (1.59%) SCCM
2 70 (0.82%) Terraform
3 68 (0.80%) Ansible
4 63 (0.74%) Puppet
5 61 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 47 (0.55%) SCOM
7 40 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
8 37 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (0.34%) IBM BigFix
9 29 (0.34%) WSUS
10 28 (0.33%) Backup Exec
11 24 (0.28%) Nagios
12 21 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
12 21 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 18 (0.21%) FortiGate
14 16 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 16 (0.19%) vRealize
15 15 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 15 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
16 14 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,424 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 490 (5.74%) SAP
3 468 (5.48%) Oracle
4 363 (4.25%) VMware
5 285 (3.34%) Cisco
6 241 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
7 208 (2.43%) Citrix
8 140 (1.64%) Google
9 136 (1.59%) Adobe
10 134 (1.57%) IBM
11 84 (0.98%) Tableau
12 73 (0.85%) Capita
13 71 (0.83%) HP
14 68 (0.80%) hybris
15 60 (0.70%) Informatica
16 59 (0.69%) WorldPay
17 57 (0.67%) Apple
18 54 (0.63%) Veeam
19 49 (0.57%) JD Edwards
20 47 (0.55%) Atlassian