Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > South East
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 30 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 1,460 1,949 2,082
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.86% 7.28% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.57% 7.94% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,262 1,557 1,784
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 19,277 24,542 28,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.54% 91.71% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15,534 20,039 23,655
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.52%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the South East

Project Management
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Management in the South East.

Salary trend for Project Management in the South East

Project Management
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Management in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the South East

Project Management
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the South East region over the 6 months to 6 April 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
Thames Valley 0 607 £57,500 +4.55% 63
Berkshire -2 403 £60,000 +6.19% 18
Hampshire -3 317 £50,000 -5.66% 22
Surrey -15 206 £57,500 - 15
West Sussex +8 138 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -4 115 £52,500 +10.53% 28
Oxfordshire +2 89 £47,500 -9.52% 17
East Sussex +22 87 £46,250 +2.78% 7
Kent +5 56 £42,500 +9.68% 6
Middlesex +6 7 £52,500 -12.50%
Sussex -3 5 £65,000 -13.33%
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 439 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (24.93%) Finance
2 364 (24.93%) Degree
3 288 (19.73%) Microsoft
4 248 (16.99%) PRINCE2
5 245 (16.78%) Project Delivery
6 229 (15.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 210 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
8 204 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
9 194 (13.29%) SQL
10 157 (10.75%) Azure
11 145 (9.93%) .NET
12 136 (9.32%) JavaScript
13 133 (9.11%) ITIL
14 132 (9.04%) Business Analysis
15 129 (8.84%) SQL Server
16 125 (8.56%) C#
17 124 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
18 122 (8.36%) Windows
19 120 (8.22%) Security Cleared
20 119 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
20 119 (8.15%) Mentoring
21 117 (8.01%) SDLC
22 113 (7.74%) Retail
23 108 (7.40%) Scrum
24 102 (6.99%) Waterfall
25 101 (6.92%) Management Information System
26 97 (6.64%) Computer Science
27 95 (6.51%) Decision-Making
28 94 (6.44%) DevOps

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 49 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.67%) Confluence
3 34 (2.33%) CMS
4 20 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 19 (1.30%) IIS
6 11 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (0.68%) WordPress
8 9 (0.62%) Apache
8 9 (0.62%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.27%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.27%) Drupal
12 3 (0.21%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.21%) SAS
12 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.14%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 124 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 119 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (5.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 81 (5.55%) Microsoft Project
4 50 (3.42%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.27%) Adobe XD
7 4 (0.27%) InVision
7 4 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.27%) Sketch
8 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.068%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.068%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.068%) Revit
Business Applications
1 24 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.96%) NetSuite
3 12 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.62%) Workday HCM
5 8 (0.55%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.41%) Magento
7 6 (0.41%) SAP LE
7 6 (0.41%) SAP MM
7 6 (0.41%) SAP WM
8 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 5 (0.34%) OpenCart
8 5 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
9 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.27%) Shopify
10 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 157 (10.75%) Azure
2 91 (6.23%) Office 365
3 87 (5.96%) AWS
4 71 (4.86%) SaaS
5 18 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.03%) PaaS
7 13 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (0.89%) GCP
7 13 (0.89%) Slack
8 9 (0.62%) Power Platform
9 8 (0.55%) G Suite
10 7 (0.48%) IaaS
10 7 (0.48%) Serverless
11 6 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.41%) Basecamp
11 6 (0.41%) Boomi
11 6 (0.41%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.41%) Google Docs
11 6 (0.41%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.97%) WAN
2 53 (3.63%) Firewall
3 50 (3.42%) LAN
4 33 (2.26%) Wireless
5 30 (2.05%) Internet
6 29 (1.99%) DNS
7 26 (1.78%) VoIP
8 25 (1.71%) TCP/IP
9 24 (1.64%) MPLS
10 18 (1.23%) DHCP
11 16 (1.10%) Network Security
12 15 (1.03%) Intranet
13 13 (0.89%) Ethernet
14 12 (0.82%) Skype
15 11 (0.75%) NetScaler
15 11 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (0.62%) FTP
16 9 (0.62%) HTTP
16 9 (0.62%) VPN
17 8 (0.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 30 (2.05%) RDBMS
4 28 (1.92%) MySQL
5 27 (1.85%) Big Data
6 22 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (0.82%) SAP HANA
10 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (0.62%) Power BI
13 8 (0.55%) Data Lake
13 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.48%) QlikView
15 6 (0.41%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 66 (4.52%) JIRA
2 41 (2.81%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.58%) Selenium
5 22 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.75%) Subversion
7 10 (0.68%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.55%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.55%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.41%) Toad
10 5 (0.34%) Grunt
10 5 (0.34%) gulp
10 5 (0.34%) Postman
10 5 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
11 4 (0.27%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.27%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.27%) Maven
11 4 (0.27%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.27%) VersionOne
12 3 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 364 (24.93%) Finance
2 113 (7.74%) Retail
3 78 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 63 (4.32%) Marketing
5 61 (4.18%) Public Sector
6 31 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.58%) Legal
8 18 (1.23%) Electronics
8 18 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (1.16%) Advertising
9 17 (1.16%) Back Office
9 17 (1.16%) Banking
10 11 (0.75%) Local Government
11 10 (0.68%) Billing
12 7 (0.48%) Law
13 6 (0.41%) Military
14 5 (0.34%) Automotive
15 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.21%) Police
17 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 381 (26.10%) Project Manager
2 165 (11.30%) Developer
3 142 (9.73%) Analyst
4 111 (7.60%) IT Manager
5 82 (5.62%) Architect
6 76 (5.21%) Consultant
7 69 (4.73%) Senior Manager
8 67 (4.59%) IT Project Manager
9 63 (4.32%) C# Developer
10 59 (4.04%) .NET Developer
10 59 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
11 58 (3.97%) Business Analyst
12 48 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
13 47 (3.22%) Senior Developer
14 39 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (2.47%) Junior
15 36 (2.47%) Technical Manager
16 35 (2.40%) Delivery Manager
17 34 (2.33%) Software Developer
18 33 (2.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (9.93%) .NET
2 83 (5.68%) HTML
3 80 (5.48%) CSS
4 79 (5.41%) jQuery
5 54 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 42 (2.88%) Ajax
7 34 (2.33%) CSS3
7 34 (2.33%) HTML5
8 33 (2.26%) AngularJS
9 29 (1.99%) REST
10 26 (1.78%) WebSockets
11 25 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (1.71%) XML
12 24 (1.64%) JSON
12 24 (1.64%) Node.js
12 24 (1.64%) Web Services
13 23 (1.58%) .NET Framework
14 22 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 210 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (6.92%) Management Information System
3 66 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
4 60 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 53 (3.63%) User Experience
6 45 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 44 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
8 34 (2.33%) PMI
9 27 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 19 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 18 (1.23%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
12 14 (0.96%) CMDB
13 13 (0.89%) Mainframe
14 11 (0.75%) e-Learning
14 11 (0.75%) FMCG
14 11 (0.75%) iPad
15 10 (0.68%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (8.36%) Windows
2 64 (4.38%) Linux
3 62 (4.25%) Windows Server
4 35 (2.40%) Windows Server 2016
5 31 (2.12%) Unix
6 22 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.82%) AIX
8 12 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
12 8 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.27%) Debian
14 3 (0.21%) Android
14 3 (0.21%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.21%) Solaris
15 1 (0.068%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (16.99%) PRINCE2
3 245 (16.78%) Project Delivery
4 229 (15.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 204 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
6 133 (9.11%) ITIL
7 132 (9.04%) Business Analysis
8 119 (8.15%) Mentoring
9 117 (8.01%) SDLC
10 108 (7.40%) Scrum
11 102 (6.99%) Waterfall
12 97 (6.64%) Computer Science
13 95 (6.51%) Decision-Making
14 94 (6.44%) DevOps
15 92 (6.30%) Change Management
16 87 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 82 (5.62%) Risk Management
18 81 (5.55%) Analytics
19 79 (5.41%) Migration
20 78 (5.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 194 (13.29%) SQL
2 136 (9.32%) JavaScript
3 125 (8.56%) C#
4 72 (4.93%) C
5 64 (4.38%) Java
6 47 (3.22%) Python
7 32 (2.19%) PHP
8 23 (1.58%) T-SQL
9 22 (1.51%) Shell Script
10 19 (1.30%) C++
11 18 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.10%) Ruby
13 13 (0.89%) Perl
14 12 (0.82%) Java 8
15 11 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.75%) VB
16 9 (0.62%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.55%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.55%) Scala
18 5 (0.34%) Go
Qualifications
1 364 (24.93%) Degree
2 120 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 78 (5.34%) PMP
4 72 (4.93%) PMI Certification
5 70 (4.79%) SC Cleared
6 55 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 29 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 26 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 24 (1.64%) CISSP
11 23 (1.58%) APMP
11 23 (1.58%) DBS Check
12 22 (1.51%) ISEB
13 20 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (1.16%) CISM
15 16 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.96%) CCNA
16 14 (0.96%) DV Cleared
17 11 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
17 11 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.68%) PMO
2 65 (4.45%) QA
3 55 (3.77%) SLA
4 35 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (2.33%) GDPR
6 16 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (0.89%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.82%) COBIT
8 12 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.62%) NIST
11 8 (0.55%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.48%) MiFID
13 6 (0.41%) EMIR
13 6 (0.41%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.27%) IEC 62304
14 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.27%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.21%) IEC 61508
15 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 56 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 54 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.58%) Firmware
5 22 (1.51%) vSphere
6 20 (1.37%) Docker
7 16 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.89%) XenApp
9 12 (0.82%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.48%) iptables
12 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.27%) Kamailio
14 2 (0.14%) NFS
14 2 (0.14%) NLBS
15 1 (0.068%) HDFS
15 1 (0.068%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (1.92%) Puppet
2 14 (0.96%) QRadar
3 13 (0.89%) Backup Exec
4 11 (0.75%) Ansible
5 10 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.48%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.48%) Salt
7 6 (0.41%) Netcool
8 4 (0.27%) Amdocs OSS
8 4 (0.27%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.21%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.21%) SCCM
10 2 (0.14%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.068%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.068%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.068%) Terraform
Vendors
1 288 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 87 (5.96%) Oracle
3 85 (5.82%) SAP
4 70 (4.79%) VMware
5 68 (4.66%) Cisco
6 40 (2.74%) HP
7 34 (2.33%) Google
8 28 (1.92%) Juniper
9 27 (1.85%) IBM
10 26 (1.78%) Dell
10 26 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.58%) CheckPoint
12 22 (1.51%) McAfee
13 19 (1.30%) Citrix
14 16 (1.10%) NetApp
15 15 (1.03%) Fortinet
15 15 (1.03%) Palo Alto
15 15 (1.03%) Workday
16 14 (0.96%) Veeam
17 13 (0.89%) Adobe