Period
to 8 March 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 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > South East
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 813 1,489 1,901
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 7.04% 6.69% 7.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.70% 7.40% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 633 1,303 1,537
Median annual salary £53,506 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.72% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,050 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £73,750
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 10,553 20,133 24,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.44% 90.41% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8,296 16,423 20,361
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 8 March 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 8 March 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 -7 316 £55,000 -4.35% 89
Berkshire -7 220 £66,500 +10.83% 28
Surrey +16 177 £52,500 -8.70% 25
Hampshire +11 169 £55,000 +10.00% 34
West Sussex -25 61 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Oxfordshire +18 53 £52,500 +13.51% 19
Buckinghamshire -3 51 £54,500 +3.81% 42
Kent +11 38 £45,000 +5.88% 13
East Sussex -15 29 £45,000 - 6
Sussex -13 2 £35,500 -45.38%
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 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.

1 252 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (19.93%) Finance
3 157 (19.31%) Management Information System
4 148 (18.20%) Microsoft
5 142 (17.47%) Degree
6 141 (17.34%) Information Security
7 138 (16.97%) Legal
8 127 (15.62%) GDPR
9 126 (15.50%) Manufacturing
10 124 (15.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 124 (15.25%) Matrix Organization
11 122 (15.01%) Law
12 121 (14.88%) Data Protection
13 120 (14.76%) Mentoring
14 114 (14.02%) PRINCE2
15 107 (13.16%) SQL
16 105 (12.92%) Project Delivery
17 93 (11.44%) JavaScript
18 92 (11.32%) C#
19 91 (11.19%) .NET
20 90 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
21 87 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
22 84 (10.33%) Azure
22 84 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
23 83 (10.21%) ITIL
24 73 (8.98%) Microsoft Office
25 72 (8.86%) Scrum
26 69 (8.49%) DevOps
27 68 (8.36%) Computer Science
28 65 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel

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 45 (5.54%) CMS
2 31 (3.81%) EPiServer
3 20 (2.46%) SAS
4 18 (2.21%) Confluence
5 17 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.97%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.86%) IIS
8 7 (0.86%) WordPress
9 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.62%) MS Project Server
11 4 (0.49%) Smallworld
12 3 (0.37%) Drupal
12 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 73 (8.98%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (5.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 41 (5.04%) Microsoft Project
4 27 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.25%) InVision
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.25%) Sketch
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (0.86%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.74%) SAP GTS
3 5 (0.62%) HFM
3 5 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.49%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.25%) Odoo
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.33%) Azure
2 50 (6.15%) Microsoft 365
3 48 (5.90%) SaaS
4 38 (4.67%) AWS
5 20 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (2.34%) IaaS
7 15 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.85%) PaaS
8 14 (1.72%) GitHub
8 14 (1.72%) Logic Apps
9 12 (1.48%) Azure Functions
9 12 (1.48%) Power Platform
9 12 (1.48%) Serverless
10 11 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (1.23%) Asana
11 10 (1.23%) GCP
12 8 (0.98%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.86%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.62%) Smartsheet
15 4 (0.49%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.04%) Firewall
2 37 (4.55%) WAN
3 27 (3.32%) LAN
4 22 (2.71%) VPN
5 19 (2.34%) WLAN
6 18 (2.21%) VLAN
7 17 (2.09%) MPLS
8 16 (1.97%) DNS
9 14 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (1.72%) SAN
10 12 (1.48%) Wireless
11 11 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (1.35%) iSCSI
11 11 (1.35%) NAS
12 10 (1.23%) TCP/IP
13 9 (1.11%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.98%) Internet
14 8 (0.98%) IPv4
14 8 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.43%) NoSQL
3 24 (2.95%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.34%) Big Data
5 16 (1.97%) MySQL
6 13 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (1.48%) Power BI
7 12 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.74%) DB2
11 5 (0.62%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (0.62%) Essbase
11 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.62%) Tableau
12 4 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.37%) GIS
13 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (5.90%) JIRA
2 42 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 25 (3.08%) Selenium
4 11 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.62%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.49%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.49%) NUnit
7 4 (0.49%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.37%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.37%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.25%) TestRail
9 2 (0.25%) Toad
10 1 (0.12%) ERwin
10 1 (0.12%) Subversion
10 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.12%) TestDirector
General
1 162 (19.93%) Finance
2 138 (16.97%) Legal
3 126 (15.50%) Manufacturing
4 124 (15.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 122 (15.01%) Law
6 56 (6.89%) Marketing
7 44 (5.41%) Telecoms
8 28 (3.44%) Electronics
9 27 (3.32%) Retail
10 23 (2.83%) Public Sector
11 21 (2.58%) Advertising
12 14 (1.72%) Banking
13 9 (1.11%) Automotive
14 8 (0.98%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.86%) French Language
16 5 (0.62%) Games
16 5 (0.62%) Local Government
17 4 (0.49%) Billing
18 3 (0.37%) Publishing
19 2 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 164 (20.17%) Project Manager
2 115 (14.15%) Administrator
3 111 (13.65%) Data Administrator
4 87 (10.70%) Developer
5 70 (8.61%) IT Manager
6 57 (7.01%) Analyst
7 53 (6.52%) Consultant
8 49 (6.03%) IT Project Manager
9 44 (5.41%) Software Developer
10 35 (4.31%) Architect
11 30 (3.69%) Senior Developer
12 28 (3.44%) Senior Manager
12 28 (3.44%) Senior Software Developer
12 28 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (2.83%) Lead Developer
14 22 (2.71%) Security Administrator
14 22 (2.71%) Team Leader
15 18 (2.21%) Business Analyst
15 18 (2.21%) Senior Consultant
15 18 (2.21%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (11.19%) .NET
2 56 (6.89%) Vue.js
3 53 (6.52%) HTML
4 52 (6.40%) .NET Core
4 52 (6.40%) CSS
5 40 (4.92%) RESTful
6 32 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 31 (3.81%) KnockoutJS
8 28 (3.44%) React
9 12 (1.48%) Node.js
10 9 (1.11%) EDI
10 9 (1.11%) JSON
11 8 (0.98%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.98%) Laravel
11 8 (0.98%) REST
12 7 (0.86%) HTML5
12 7 (0.86%) XML
13 6 (0.74%) Express
13 6 (0.74%) jQuery
13 6 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 157 (19.31%) Management Information System
2 90 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.54%) User Experience
4 36 (4.43%) Data Centre
5 35 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.21%) Life Science
7 11 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.35%) PMI
8 10 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.11%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.86%) Blog
11 7 (0.86%) CMDB
11 7 (0.86%) LIMS
11 7 (0.86%) NHS
11 7 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (0.74%) Acoustics
12 6 (0.74%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.62%) Social Media
14 4 (0.49%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.27%) Windows
2 32 (3.94%) Linux
3 22 (2.71%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.72%) Unix
5 9 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.37%) AIX
8 3 (0.37%) Android
8 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (17.34%) Information Security
3 124 (15.25%) Matrix Organization
4 121 (14.88%) Data Protection
5 120 (14.76%) Mentoring
6 114 (14.02%) PRINCE2
7 105 (12.92%) Project Delivery
8 87 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 84 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
10 83 (10.21%) ITIL
11 72 (8.86%) Scrum
12 69 (8.49%) DevOps
13 68 (8.36%) Computer Science
14 54 (6.64%) Analytics
14 54 (6.64%) ERP
15 52 (6.40%) E-Commerce
16 49 (6.03%) Change Management
17 47 (5.78%) Waterfall
18 46 (5.66%) Mathematics
18 46 (5.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 107 (13.16%) SQL
2 93 (11.44%) JavaScript
3 92 (11.32%) C#
4 37 (4.55%) Java
5 28 (3.44%) Python
6 20 (2.46%) C
7 19 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 16 (1.97%) PHP
9 8 (0.98%) C++
9 8 (0.98%) Scala
10 6 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.74%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.62%) MATLAB
11 5 (0.62%) VBA
12 4 (0.49%) Go
13 2 (0.25%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.25%) PL/1
13 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 142 (17.47%) Degree
2 49 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 32 (3.94%) PMI Certification
5 29 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (3.20%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.08%) PMP
8 21 (2.58%) CCNP
8 21 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (2.09%) CCNA
10 16 (1.97%) MCSE
11 15 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (1.48%) APMP
13 11 (1.35%) MCITP
14 8 (0.98%) ISEB
14 8 (0.98%) Master's Degree
15 7 (0.86%) MBA
16 6 (0.74%) ACCA
16 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (15.62%) GDPR
2 49 (6.03%) PMO
3 28 (3.44%) QA
4 16 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.48%) SLA
6 9 (1.11%) Good Clinical Practice
7 8 (0.98%) COBIT
8 7 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.74%) CDISC
9 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.37%) RMADS
12 2 (0.25%) NCSC
13 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.12%) IFRS
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 37 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.69%) Docker
3 24 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.35%) Terminal Server
5 10 (1.23%) vSphere
6 8 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.86%) Firmware
8 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.25%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (3.32%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.62%) Sonobuoy
3 4 (0.49%) Stealthwatch
4 3 (0.37%) Ansible
4 3 (0.37%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.37%) Puppet
4 3 (0.37%) Terraform
5 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.25%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.25%) Graylog
5 2 (0.25%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.25%) Nagios
5 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.12%) OPNET
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.78%) SAP
3 35 (4.31%) Cisco
4 32 (3.94%) VMware
5 31 (3.81%) Oracle
6 19 (2.34%) ServiceNow
7 13 (1.60%) Google
8 12 (1.48%) Adobe
8 12 (1.48%) HP
9 11 (1.35%) Blue Prism
9 11 (1.35%) Hyperion
10 9 (1.11%) Remedy
11 8 (0.98%) hybris
11 8 (0.98%) IBM
11 8 (0.98%) Juniper
12 7 (0.86%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.74%) DoubleClick
13 6 (0.74%) Huawei
13 6 (0.74%) Siebel