Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 31 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 1,187 966 2,045
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 7.85% 6.61% 7.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 7.23% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 735 793 1,579
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,100 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,891 £41,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £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 14,020 13,355 24,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.68% 91.40% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,964 10,875 19,587
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +5 500 £54,750 -4.78% 91
Berkshire +7 336 £57,500 -4.17% 36
Surrey +27 259 £55,000 -4.35% 33
Hampshire -17 201 £55,000 +15.79% 28
Buckinghamshire -7 89 £52,500 -4.55% 35
Oxfordshire 0 79 £47,500 - 20
Kent -1 67 £44,000 -23.48% 14
West Sussex -11 67 £50,000 +5.26% 9
East Sussex -5 61 £45,000 - 7
Sussex -3 2 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 597 (50.29%) Social Skills
2 373 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (19.97%) Finance
4 225 (18.96%) Microsoft
5 204 (17.19%) Degree
6 201 (16.93%) Management Information System
7 183 (15.42%) PRINCE2
8 182 (15.33%) Mentoring
9 181 (15.25%) Presentation Skills
9 181 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
10 175 (14.74%) Project Delivery
11 163 (13.73%) SQL
12 154 (12.97%) Information Security
13 143 (12.05%) Pharmaceutical
14 141 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 140 (11.79%) .NET
16 134 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
17 132 (11.12%) Azure
18 127 (10.70%) Legal
19 123 (10.36%) C#
20 122 (10.28%) GDPR
21 121 (10.19%) Manufacturing
22 117 (9.86%) Law
23 116 (9.77%) JavaScript
24 114 (9.60%) Data Protection
24 114 (9.60%) Matrix Organization
25 106 (8.93%) ITIL
26 104 (8.76%) Organisational Skills
27 98 (8.26%) Scrum
28 96 (8.09%) Marketing

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 56 (4.72%) CMS
2 41 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 40 (3.37%) EPiServer
4 37 (3.12%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.02%) Confluence
6 17 (1.43%) SAS
7 15 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.10%) WordPress
9 11 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.59%) Documentum
11 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.34%) IIS
13 3 (0.25%) Drupal
13 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.084%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.084%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 92 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 77 (6.49%) Microsoft Project
4 59 (4.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (2.86%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.25%) InVision
7 3 (0.25%) Sketch
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.17%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.084%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.084%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.76%) HFM
3 9 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
3 9 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.42%) Shopify
5 5 (0.42%) TrackWise
6 4 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.25%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.25%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.25%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.17%) Cognos Controller
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite
8 2 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 132 (11.12%) Azure
2 74 (6.23%) AWS
3 66 (5.56%) Microsoft 365
4 65 (5.48%) SaaS
5 36 (3.03%) Power Platform
6 20 (1.68%) GitHub
6 20 (1.68%) Google Analytics
6 20 (1.68%) PaaS
7 17 (1.43%) Azure Logic Apps
7 17 (1.43%) Azure Service Bus
8 15 (1.26%) IaaS
9 14 (1.18%) Azure Event Grid
9 14 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (1.10%) Asana
10 13 (1.10%) GCP
11 12 (1.01%) Smartsheet
12 10 (0.84%) Amazon Cognito
12 10 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.84%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.84%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.48%) Firewall
2 60 (5.05%) WAN
3 54 (4.55%) LAN
4 51 (4.30%) VPN
5 42 (3.54%) VLAN
6 41 (3.45%) WLAN
7 35 (2.95%) SAN
8 34 (2.86%) NAS
9 32 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
9 32 (2.70%) iSCSI
10 19 (1.60%) DNS
10 19 (1.60%) TCP/IP
11 18 (1.52%) Network Security
11 18 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (1.43%) Internet
13 16 (1.35%) MPLS
14 13 (1.10%) 4G
15 12 (1.01%) 2G
15 12 (1.01%) 3G
15 12 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 32 (2.70%) Power BI
4 24 (2.02%) MySQL
5 21 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.35%) Data Lake
7 16 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.26%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (1.18%) Big Data
10 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.76%) Essbase
12 7 (0.59%) Tableau
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (0.42%) HDInsight
15 4 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 86 (7.25%) JIRA
2 66 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 45 (3.79%) Selenium
4 26 (2.19%) Visual Studio
5 22 (1.85%) WebDriver
6 20 (1.68%) NUnit
7 15 (1.26%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.84%) Babel
8 10 (0.84%) webpack
9 9 (0.76%) Axure RP
10 7 (0.59%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.51%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.34%) LabVIEW
13 3 (0.25%) JMeter
13 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 597 (50.29%) Social Skills
2 237 (19.97%) Finance
3 181 (15.25%) Presentation Skills
4 143 (12.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 134 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
6 127 (10.70%) Legal
7 121 (10.19%) Manufacturing
8 117 (9.86%) Law
9 104 (8.76%) Organisational Skills
10 96 (8.09%) Marketing
11 67 (5.64%) Retail
12 64 (5.39%) Influencing Skills
13 57 (4.80%) Telecoms
14 28 (2.36%) Documentation Skills
15 27 (2.27%) Automotive
16 24 (2.02%) Banking
16 24 (2.02%) Public Sector
17 18 (1.52%) Billing
18 17 (1.43%) French Language
19 13 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 283 (23.84%) Project Manager
2 114 (9.60%) Developer
3 112 (9.44%) Administrator
4 104 (8.76%) Data Administrator
5 102 (8.59%) Analyst
6 90 (7.58%) IT Manager
7 72 (6.07%) Consultant
8 62 (5.22%) IT Project Manager
9 54 (4.55%) Senior Manager
9 54 (4.55%) Software Developer
10 44 (3.71%) Technical Manager
11 43 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 41 (3.45%) Senior Developer
13 39 (3.29%) Architect
13 39 (3.29%) Senior Consultant
14 38 (3.20%) Senior Software Developer
15 35 (2.95%) Senior Project Manager
16 32 (2.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 32 (2.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 32 (2.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (11.79%) .NET
2 68 (5.73%) Vue.js
3 62 (5.22%) .NET Core
4 60 (5.05%) CSS
4 60 (5.05%) HTML
5 52 (4.38%) RESTful
6 46 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 40 (3.37%) KnockoutJS
7 40 (3.37%) React
8 25 (2.11%) CGI
9 22 (1.85%) REST
10 20 (1.68%) Laravel
11 17 (1.43%) Node.js
12 15 (1.26%) ASP.NET
12 15 (1.26%) jQuery
13 14 (1.18%) Kafka
13 14 (1.18%) LAMP
13 14 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (1.01%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 201 (16.93%) Management Information System
2 81 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 70 (5.90%) User Experience
4 34 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 30 (2.53%) PMI
6 26 (2.19%) Life Science
7 17 (1.43%) NHS
8 14 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.18%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.10%) LIMS
10 11 (0.93%) Biotechnology
10 11 (0.93%) Digital Media
11 10 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (0.76%) Acoustics
12 9 (0.76%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.67%) Social Media
14 7 (0.59%) EPoS
14 7 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.31%) Windows
2 31 (2.61%) Linux
3 30 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.11%) Unix
5 16 (1.35%) Android
6 15 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.17%) AIX
10 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.084%) Solaris
11 1 (0.084%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (15.42%) PRINCE2
3 182 (15.33%) Mentoring
4 181 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
5 175 (14.74%) Project Delivery
6 154 (12.97%) Information Security
7 141 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 114 (9.60%) Data Protection
8 114 (9.60%) Matrix Organization
9 106 (8.93%) ITIL
10 98 (8.26%) Scrum
11 90 (7.58%) DevOps
12 89 (7.50%) Change Management
12 89 (7.50%) SDLC
13 87 (7.33%) ERP
14 85 (7.16%) E-Commerce
15 81 (6.82%) Computer Science
16 77 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
16 77 (6.49%) Service Delivery
17 74 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 163 (13.73%) SQL
2 123 (10.36%) C#
3 116 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 41 (3.45%) Java
5 38 (3.20%) PowerShell
6 37 (3.12%) Python
7 34 (2.86%) PHP
8 16 (1.35%) C
9 14 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.67%) TypeScript
11 7 (0.59%) C++
11 7 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.34%) Go
12 4 (0.34%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.25%) VBA
14 2 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.17%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.17%) PL/1
15 1 (0.084%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.084%) R
Qualifications
1 204 (17.19%) Degree
2 80 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 65 (5.48%) PMI Certification
4 56 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 49 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 42 (3.54%) PMP
7 32 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (2.61%) ISEB
9 28 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 25 (2.11%) APMP
10 25 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 23 (1.94%) CCNP
13 20 (1.68%) DV Cleared
14 17 (1.43%) ISTQB
15 16 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (1.26%) CCNA
17 10 (0.84%) MCITP
18 9 (0.76%) ACCA
18 9 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (10.28%) GDPR
2 88 (7.41%) PMO
3 38 (3.20%) QA
4 21 (1.77%) SLA
5 19 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (1.35%) NEBOSH
7 11 (0.93%) Accessibility
7 11 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (0.84%) Good Clinical Practice
9 7 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.51%) CDISC
10 6 (0.51%) RMADS
11 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.34%) GRC
12 3 (0.25%) NIST
12 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.17%) COBIT
13 2 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.17%) MISRA
13 2 (0.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 63 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.79%) Docker
3 43 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (2.70%) Terminal Server
5 15 (1.26%) Firmware
6 8 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.51%) vSphere
8 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.084%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.18%) HP ALM
3 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (0.51%) vRealize
5 5 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.34%) Ansible
6 4 (0.34%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.34%) SCCM
6 4 (0.34%) Sonobuoy
6 4 (0.34%) Stealthwatch
7 3 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.25%) Terraform
8 2 (0.17%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.17%) Graylog
8 2 (0.17%) Nagios
8 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.17%) Puppet
8 2 (0.17%) WSUS
9 1 (0.084%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 225 (18.96%) Microsoft
2 72 (6.07%) Oracle
3 58 (4.89%) VMware
4 56 (4.72%) SAP
5 30 (2.53%) Cisco
6 21 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.68%) Blue Prism
8 18 (1.52%) Google
9 17 (1.43%) Ericsson
10 16 (1.35%) Remedy
10 16 (1.35%) ServiceNow
11 15 (1.26%) HP
12 13 (1.10%) Sage
13 12 (1.01%) Meraki
14 10 (0.84%) Juniper
14 10 (0.84%) Workday
15 9 (0.76%) Huawei
15 9 (0.76%) Hyperion
15 9 (0.76%) Palo Alto
16 8 (0.67%) hybris