Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > South East
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 40 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 1,320 525 2,004
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 7.59% 6.19% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.12% 6.70% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 846 444 1,593
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £83,750 £75,000
England 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 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 16,259 7,831 23,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.54% 92.35% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11,179 6,475 19,400
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.62% +3.96%

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 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 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
Thames Valley +12 584 £55,000 +3.29% 78
Berkshire +19 358 £57,500 - 39
Surrey +24 289 £55,000 -8.33% 32
Hampshire -54 214 £51,668 +14.82% 39
Oxfordshire +2 115 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Buckinghamshire -5 112 £52,500 -15.66% 25
West Sussex +9 70 £50,000 -2.44% 6
East Sussex +2 69 £47,500 - 8
Kent +2 59 £44,250 -26.25% 17
Sussex -9 8 £47,000 +23.68%
Middlesex -2 1 £55,000 - 1
Home Counties -9 1 - -
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 600 (45.45%) Social Skills
2 481 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (26.21%) Degree
4 317 (24.02%) Finance
5 281 (21.29%) Microsoft
6 279 (21.14%) PRINCE2
7 241 (18.26%) Problem-Solving
8 205 (15.53%) Azure
9 196 (14.85%) Project Delivery
10 194 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
11 187 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 178 (13.48%) SQL
13 170 (12.88%) Mentoring
14 156 (11.82%) .NET
14 156 (11.82%) ITIL
15 142 (10.76%) SQL Server
16 136 (10.30%) C#
17 134 (10.15%) Scrum
18 132 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
19 129 (9.77%) DevOps
20 125 (9.47%) Management Information System
21 123 (9.32%) JavaScript
22 121 (9.17%) Business Analysis
22 121 (9.17%) JIRA
23 120 (9.09%) Windows
24 119 (9.02%) ERP
25 114 (8.64%) Change Management
25 114 (8.64%) AWS
25 114 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
26 112 (8.48%) Service Delivery

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 54 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.26%) CMS
3 36 (2.73%) MS Exchange
4 30 (2.27%) Confluence
5 22 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (1.67%) EPiServer
6 20 (1.52%) WordPress
7 19 (1.44%) IIS
8 15 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (0.83%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.76%) SAS
11 9 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.53%) Documentum
13 3 (0.23%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.15%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.076%) nginx
15 1 (0.076%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 99 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 96 (7.27%) Microsoft Project
3 93 (7.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 56 (4.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) SketchUp
7 2 (0.15%) Windchill
8 1 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.076%) InVision
8 1 (0.076%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 23 (1.74%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (1.29%) NetSuite
3 11 (0.83%) Sage 200
4 10 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.38%) Shopify
6 5 (0.38%) TrackWise
7 4 (0.30%) Cognos Controller
7 4 (0.30%) Infor CloudSuite
7 4 (0.30%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 4 (0.30%) Infor CRM
7 4 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.23%) HFM
8 3 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.15%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 205 (15.53%) Azure
2 114 (8.64%) AWS
3 83 (6.29%) Microsoft 365
4 65 (4.92%) SaaS
5 42 (3.18%) Power Platform
6 34 (2.58%) Azure Service Bus
7 31 (2.35%) PaaS
8 30 (2.27%) Azure Logic Apps
8 30 (2.27%) IaaS
9 23 (1.74%) GitHub
10 22 (1.67%) Azure Event Grid
10 22 (1.67%) GitHub Actions
11 19 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (1.29%) Google Analytics
13 16 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
14 15 (1.14%) Amazon Cognito
14 15 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (1.14%) Amazon S3
14 15 (1.14%) npm
15 14 (1.06%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 72 (5.45%) Firewall
2 56 (4.24%) LAN
3 51 (3.86%) WAN
4 45 (3.41%) VPN
5 41 (3.11%) SAN
5 41 (3.11%) VLAN
6 34 (2.58%) DNS
7 29 (2.20%) Internet
8 27 (2.05%) TCP/IP
9 23 (1.74%) NAS
10 22 (1.67%) WLAN
11 20 (1.52%) DHCP
11 20 (1.52%) iSCSI
11 20 (1.52%) Network Security
12 19 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (1.06%) VoIP
14 13 (0.98%) MPLS
15 12 (0.91%) IPsec
15 12 (0.91%) SSL
16 11 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.48%) NoSQL
3 37 (2.80%) Power BI
4 33 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 22 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.59%) Data Lake
8 18 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.36%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.29%) MySQL
10 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.76%) DataStage
11 10 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (0.53%) Big Data
12 7 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.45%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.38%) Metadata
14 5 (0.38%) Tableau
15 4 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 121 (9.17%) JIRA
2 53 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 47 (3.56%) Selenium
4 37 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 30 (2.27%) NUnit
6 24 (1.82%) Axure RP
7 23 (1.74%) WebDriver
8 16 (1.21%) SpecFlow
9 15 (1.14%) Babel
9 15 (1.14%) webpack
10 7 (0.53%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.30%) CMake
12 3 (0.23%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.23%) JMeter
13 2 (0.15%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.15%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.15%) LabVIEW
13 2 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.15%) Zephyr
14 1 (0.076%) TestRail
General
1 600 (45.45%) Social Skills
2 317 (24.02%) Finance
3 194 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
5 111 (8.41%) Organisational Skills
6 102 (7.73%) Marketing
7 81 (6.14%) Retail
8 79 (5.98%) Telecoms
9 78 (5.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 68 (5.15%) Influencing Skills
11 47 (3.56%) Legal
12 37 (2.80%) Public Sector
13 36 (2.73%) Automotive
14 28 (2.12%) Banking
15 27 (2.05%) Manufacturing
16 24 (1.82%) Billing
16 24 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
17 15 (1.14%) French Language
17 15 (1.14%) Wearables
18 14 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 347 (26.29%) Project Manager
2 136 (10.30%) IT Manager
3 132 (10.00%) Analyst
4 127 (9.62%) Developer
5 86 (6.52%) IT Project Manager
6 82 (6.21%) Consultant
7 75 (5.68%) Architect
8 68 (5.15%) Business Analyst
9 62 (4.70%) Senior Manager
10 52 (3.94%) Software Developer
11 49 (3.71%) Senior Developer
12 42 (3.18%) Technical Manager
13 40 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
14 39 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 38 (2.88%) Digital Project Manager
15 38 (2.88%) Senior Project Manager
16 34 (2.58%) Senior Consultant
17 32 (2.42%) SAP Manager
17 32 (2.42%) Team Leader
18 31 (2.35%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (11.82%) .NET
2 51 (3.86%) React
3 49 (3.71%) HTML
4 47 (3.56%) Vue.js
5 46 (3.48%) RESTful
6 45 (3.41%) CSS
7 42 (3.18%) .NET Core
8 28 (2.12%) REST
8 28 (2.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (1.82%) Kafka
10 23 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
11 22 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
12 19 (1.44%) Web Services
13 17 (1.29%) ASP.NET
14 15 (1.14%) D3.js
14 15 (1.14%) Keras
14 15 (1.14%) Middleware
14 15 (1.14%) NumPy
14 15 (1.14%) Pandas
14 15 (1.14%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.47%) Management Information System
2 114 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
3 86 (6.52%) User Experience
4 58 (4.39%) Data Centre
5 55 (4.17%) PMI
6 37 (2.80%) Life Science
7 26 (1.97%) Digital Media
8 22 (1.67%) Driving Licence
9 20 (1.52%) LIMS
10 15 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
11 12 (0.91%) NHS
12 11 (0.83%) Biotechnology
12 11 (0.83%) Private Cloud
12 11 (0.83%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.76%) CMDB
13 10 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (0.76%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.68%) Legacy Systems
15 7 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 120 (9.09%) Windows
2 83 (6.29%) Windows Server
3 53 (4.02%) Linux
4 32 (2.42%) Android
5 27 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.52%) Unix
7 17 (1.29%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.91%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (0.61%) VMS
11 4 (0.30%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.23%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.076%) CentOS
14 1 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.076%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (21.14%) PRINCE2
3 241 (18.26%) Problem-Solving
4 196 (14.85%) Project Delivery
5 187 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 170 (12.88%) Mentoring
7 156 (11.82%) ITIL
8 134 (10.15%) Scrum
9 129 (9.77%) DevOps
10 121 (9.17%) Business Analysis
11 119 (9.02%) ERP
12 114 (8.64%) Change Management
13 112 (8.48%) Service Delivery
14 105 (7.95%) Computer Science
15 103 (7.80%) SDLC
16 96 (7.27%) Migration
17 94 (7.12%) Coaching
18 89 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
19 88 (6.67%) Waterfall
20 87 (6.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (13.48%) SQL
2 136 (10.30%) C#
3 123 (9.32%) JavaScript
4 37 (2.80%) Java
4 37 (2.80%) Python
5 35 (2.65%) PowerShell
6 31 (2.35%) PHP
7 22 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 18 (1.36%) C++
9 17 (1.29%) C
10 6 (0.45%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.30%) Ruby
11 4 (0.30%) VB
11 4 (0.30%) VBA
11 4 (0.30%) VBScript
12 3 (0.23%) Perl
12 3 (0.23%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.15%) ABAP
13 2 (0.15%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 346 (26.21%) Degree
2 99 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 98 (7.42%) PMI Certification
4 78 (5.91%) SC Cleared
5 62 (4.70%) PMP
6 58 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 50 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 38 (2.88%) APMP
9 28 (2.12%) ISEB
10 27 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 16 (1.21%) DV Cleared
14 14 (1.06%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.98%) CISSP
15 13 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.98%) Master's Degree
16 12 (0.91%) CCNA
16 12 (0.91%) MBA
17 10 (0.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.74%) PMO
2 49 (3.71%) QA
3 46 (3.48%) SLA
4 41 (3.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 35 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 16 (1.21%) Good Clinical Practice
7 16 (1.21%) NEBOSH
8 12 (0.91%) GDPR
9 10 (0.76%) Accessibility
10 6 (0.45%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.30%) RMADS
13 3 (0.23%) CDISC
13 3 (0.23%) COBIT
13 3 (0.23%) NIST
14 2 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.15%) MISRA
14 2 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 83 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (5.98%) Active Directory
3 52 (3.94%) Docker
4 19 (1.44%) Terminal Server
5 18 (1.36%) Firmware
6 16 (1.21%) vSphere
7 10 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.30%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.076%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.076%) NFS
11 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.076%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (3.56%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (1.14%) SCCM
4 10 (0.76%) HP ALM
4 10 (0.76%) vRealize
5 6 (0.45%) CSIRT
5 6 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.30%) IBM BigFix
7 4 (0.30%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.23%) Grafana
8 3 (0.23%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.23%) QRadar
8 3 (0.23%) WSUS
9 2 (0.15%) Ansible
9 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.15%) Icinga
9 2 (0.15%) Terraform
10 1 (0.076%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 281 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 109 (8.26%) VMware
3 101 (7.65%) SAP
4 80 (6.06%) Oracle
5 26 (1.97%) Cisco
5 26 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (1.59%) Google
6 21 (1.59%) Workday
7 19 (1.44%) Blue Prism
8 18 (1.36%) Citrix
8 18 (1.36%) Sage
9 17 (1.29%) Palo Alto
10 15 (1.14%) Hitachi
10 15 (1.14%) Informatica
10 15 (1.14%) Remedy
10 15 (1.14%) ServiceNow
11 12 (0.91%) LabWare
11 12 (0.91%) Meraki
11 12 (0.91%) Sophos
12 11 (0.83%) HP