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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 24 30 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 1,844 1,038 1,116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.10% 7.66% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.70% 8.22% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,078 676 908
10th Percentile £35,525 £36,500 £33,000
25th Percentile £42,625 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% - -

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 19,002 12,627 15,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.73% 93.13% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11,726 9,607 12,520
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,939 £40,750 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +7 639 £55,000 +0.92% 58
Hampshire +19 434 £55,000 -1.35% 28
Surrey -2 402 £57,500 +9.52% 16
Berkshire 0 341 £57,500 -4.17% 22
Oxfordshire +23 158 £57,500 +27.78% 13
Buckinghamshire -9 147 £52,500 +5.00% 23
West Sussex +25 141 £59,500 +19.00% 15
Kent -7 135 £55,000 +32.53% 11
East Sussex -4 56 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Home Counties - 9 £67,500 -
Middlesex - 6 £55,000 -
Sussex +10 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 802 (43.49%) Agile
2 759 (41.16%) Social Skills
3 591 (32.05%) Finance
4 480 (26.03%) Degree
5 443 (24.02%) PRINCE2
6 340 (18.44%) Microsoft
7 334 (18.11%) Project Delivery
8 301 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
9 291 (15.78%) Waterfall
10 261 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 237 (12.85%) Coaching
12 236 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
13 233 (12.64%) Change Management
14 232 (12.58%) Azure
15 213 (11.55%) Decision-Making
16 205 (11.12%) Marketing
17 203 (11.01%) Mentoring
18 202 (10.95%) Business Analysis
19 195 (10.57%) Scrum
19 195 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
20 192 (10.41%) ITIL
21 189 (10.25%) SDLC
22 181 (9.82%) DevOps
23 180 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
24 177 (9.60%) PMI Certification
25 170 (9.22%) Risk Management
25 170 (9.22%) SQL
26 153 (8.30%) Influencing Skills
27 149 (8.08%) Management Information System
27 149 (8.08%) Security Cleared

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 83 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 54 (2.93%) WordPress
3 53 (2.87%) Drupal
4 46 (2.49%) CMS
5 20 (1.08%) Apache
6 19 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 17 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.43%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.33%) Confluence
9 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.27%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.27%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.16%) IIS
11 3 (0.16%) SAS
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.11%) SAP EP
Applications
1 195 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 136 (7.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 110 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
4 98 (5.31%) Microsoft Project
5 57 (3.09%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.49%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.38%) Campfire
8 7 (0.38%) SPSS
9 5 (0.27%) OrCAD
10 4 (0.22%) Camtasia
10 4 (0.22%) MadCap Flare
10 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.22%) Zemax
11 1 (0.054%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.054%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 25 (1.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 22 (1.19%) NetSuite
3 19 (1.03%) WebTrends
4 14 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
6 10 (0.54%) Primavera
7 7 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.27%) Workfront
9 4 (0.22%) SAP IBP
9 4 (0.22%) SAP PLM
9 4 (0.22%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.22%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.16%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 232 (12.58%) Azure
2 137 (7.43%) Microsoft 365
3 101 (5.48%) AWS
4 97 (5.26%) Power Platform
5 77 (4.18%) SaaS
6 27 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (1.25%) GCP
8 17 (0.92%) Smartsheet
9 14 (0.76%) Azure Logic Apps
9 14 (0.76%) GitHub
9 14 (0.76%) GitHub Actions
9 14 (0.76%) Google Analytics
10 13 (0.70%) Azure Event Grid
10 13 (0.70%) Azure Service Bus
11 11 (0.60%) Azure Monitor
11 11 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (0.60%) Mimecast
12 10 (0.54%) Veeva
13 9 (0.49%) Slack
13 9 (0.49%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.60%) LAN
2 46 (2.49%) WAN
3 42 (2.28%) Firewall
4 33 (1.79%) Wireless
5 29 (1.57%) SAN
6 23 (1.25%) DNS
7 22 (1.19%) DHCP
7 22 (1.19%) Network Security
7 22 (1.19%) VoIP
8 18 (0.98%) PBX
9 17 (0.92%) VLAN
9 17 (0.92%) WLAN
10 16 (0.87%) VPN
11 15 (0.81%) Internet
11 15 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.76%) Unified Communications
13 12 (0.65%) NAS
14 10 (0.54%) SD-WAN
14 10 (0.54%) SNMP
15 9 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.56%) Power BI
3 61 (3.31%) MySQL
4 37 (2.01%) Big Data
5 34 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 26 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 22 (1.19%) GIS
7 22 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 14 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (0.65%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.49%) Qlik Sense
14 8 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
15 7 (0.38%) Redis
16 6 (0.33%) Data Lake
16 6 (0.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 86 (4.66%) JIRA
2 72 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 47 (2.55%) Selenium
4 35 (1.90%) Jenkins
5 27 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.19%) NUnit
6 22 (1.19%) SpecFlow
6 22 (1.19%) WebDriver
7 19 (1.03%) PHPUnit
7 19 (1.03%) Travis CI
8 18 (0.98%) Browser DevTools
8 18 (0.98%) Xdebug
9 17 (0.92%) GDB
10 12 (0.65%) Axure RP
11 8 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.43%) Subversion
12 6 (0.33%) LabVIEW
13 4 (0.22%) Maven
13 4 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 759 (41.16%) Social Skills
2 591 (32.05%) Finance
3 236 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
4 205 (11.12%) Marketing
5 153 (8.30%) Influencing Skills
6 124 (6.72%) Retail
7 118 (6.40%) Presentation Skills
8 116 (6.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 109 (5.91%) Organisational Skills
10 88 (4.77%) Public Sector
11 74 (4.01%) Telecoms
12 71 (3.85%) Legal
13 63 (3.42%) Aviation
14 48 (2.60%) Automotive
14 48 (2.60%) Manufacturing
15 47 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 32 (1.74%) Military
17 28 (1.52%) Advertising
17 28 (1.52%) Law
18 27 (1.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 549 (29.77%) Project Manager
2 263 (14.26%) Analyst
3 172 (9.33%) IT Manager
3 172 (9.33%) Senior Manager
4 153 (8.30%) Senior Project Manager
5 126 (6.83%) IT Project Manager
6 111 (6.02%) Business Analyst
7 95 (5.15%) Developer
8 70 (3.80%) Consultant
9 61 (3.31%) Architect
10 51 (2.77%) Delivery Manager
11 47 (2.55%) Software Engineer
12 45 (2.44%) Junior
13 42 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
14 41 (2.22%) Senior IT Manager
14 41 (2.22%) Team Leader
15 37 (2.01%) Programme Manager
15 37 (2.01%) Senior IT Project Manager
16 32 (1.74%) Systems Engineer
17 30 (1.63%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (4.39%) .NET
2 79 (4.28%) HTML
3 66 (3.58%) React
4 54 (2.93%) HTML5
5 53 (2.87%) CSS
6 37 (2.01%) CSS3
6 37 (2.01%) Sass
7 30 (1.63%) Kafka
8 29 (1.57%) jQuery
9 27 (1.46%) Laravel
10 26 (1.41%) Node.js
11 25 (1.36%) Vue.js
12 24 (1.30%) Symfony
13 20 (1.08%) Ajax
14 19 (1.03%) Behat
14 19 (1.03%) Express
14 19 (1.03%) LAMP
15 18 (0.98%) GraphQL
15 18 (0.98%) REST
16 17 (0.92%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 149 (8.08%) Management Information System
2 114 (6.18%) User Experience
3 76 (4.12%) PMI
4 63 (3.42%) Cyberattack
5 55 (2.98%) Cyber Defence
6 50 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
7 49 (2.66%) NHS
8 41 (2.22%) Data Centre
9 40 (2.17%) Life Science
10 26 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
10 26 (1.41%) Virtual Team
11 25 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
12 23 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.08%) Acoustics
13 20 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
13 20 (1.08%) Driving Licence
14 18 (0.98%) Legacy Systems
15 16 (0.87%) Cybercrime
16 15 (0.81%) Social Media
16 15 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 130 (7.05%) Windows
2 94 (5.10%) Linux
3 53 (2.87%) Windows Server
4 24 (1.30%) Windows 10
5 22 (1.19%) Unix
6 15 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.33%) CentOS
10 6 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.33%) Solaris
11 5 (0.27%) Debian
12 2 (0.11%) Android
12 2 (0.11%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.11%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.054%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.054%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (43.49%) Agile
2 443 (24.02%) PRINCE2
3 334 (18.11%) Project Delivery
4 301 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
5 291 (15.78%) Waterfall
6 261 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 237 (12.85%) Coaching
8 233 (12.64%) Change Management
9 213 (11.55%) Decision-Making
10 203 (11.01%) Mentoring
11 202 (10.95%) Business Analysis
12 195 (10.57%) Scrum
13 192 (10.41%) ITIL
14 189 (10.25%) SDLC
15 181 (9.82%) DevOps
16 180 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 170 (9.22%) Risk Management
18 137 (7.43%) Analytics
19 130 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
20 128 (6.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (9.22%) SQL
2 143 (7.75%) C
3 100 (5.42%) JavaScript
4 92 (4.99%) C#
5 76 (4.12%) Python
6 47 (2.55%) PHP
7 45 (2.44%) C++
7 45 (2.44%) Java
8 24 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 24 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 19 (1.03%) Bash
10 18 (0.98%) ES6
11 11 (0.60%) VBA
12 10 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.43%) ANSI C
13 8 (0.43%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.38%) ABAP
14 7 (0.38%) Perl
14 7 (0.38%) R
15 6 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 480 (26.03%) Degree
2 177 (9.60%) PMI Certification
3 149 (8.08%) Security Cleared
4 128 (6.94%) PMP
5 117 (6.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 94 (5.10%) SC Cleared
7 52 (2.82%) ISEB
8 51 (2.77%) DV Cleared
9 48 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 33 (1.79%) APMP
11 30 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 27 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (1.30%) PhD
14 23 (1.25%) ISTQB
15 21 (1.14%) IIBA
16 17 (0.92%) HND
17 15 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (0.65%) Master's Degree
19 11 (0.60%) HNC
20 10 (0.54%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (6.72%) PMO
2 85 (4.61%) QA
3 50 (2.71%) Accessibility
4 29 (1.57%) ISO 9001
5 27 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (1.30%) Good Clinical Practice
7 21 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 20 (1.08%) Data Quality
9 18 (0.98%) GDPR
10 17 (0.92%) COBIT
11 13 (0.70%) SLA
12 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 8 (0.43%) NIST
13 8 (0.43%) PMBOK
14 7 (0.38%) Solvency II
15 5 (0.27%) P3O
16 4 (0.22%) COSO
17 3 (0.16%) HL7
17 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 2 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 64 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.15%) Docker
3 34 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (0.98%) vSphere
6 15 (0.81%) Firmware
7 14 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.54%) XenApp
9 9 (0.49%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.11%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.054%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 32 (1.74%) Ansible
3 18 (0.98%) SCCM
4 12 (0.65%) SCOM
5 10 (0.54%) Terraform
6 9 (0.49%) WSUS
7 8 (0.43%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.22%) Autotask
10 4 (0.22%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.11%) Nagios
12 1 (0.054%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.054%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.054%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.054%) OpenView
12 1 (0.054%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 340 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 86 (4.66%) SAP
3 67 (3.63%) Oracle
4 57 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
5 49 (2.66%) VMware
6 38 (2.06%) Cisco
7 30 (1.63%) Google
8 25 (1.36%) QinetiQ
9 24 (1.30%) Adobe
10 23 (1.25%) ServiceNow
11 21 (1.14%) Citrix
12 18 (0.98%) HP
13 15 (0.81%) Civica
14 13 (0.70%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.70%) Sun
15 12 (0.65%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.65%) Cadence
15 12 (0.65%) SolarWinds
16 11 (0.60%) Apple
16 11 (0.60%) Sage