Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
England > South East
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 26 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 1,853 2,217 2,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.31% 7.71% 6.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 8.47% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,484 1,697 1,623
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -2.91%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 22,892 26,169 27,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.28% 90.98% 90.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18,496 21,607 22,663
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the South East over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 +2 850 £55,000 - 117
Berkshire +7 571 £57,500 +4.55% 51
Hampshire -25 316 £45,000 -18.18% 59
Surrey -13 246 £57,500 +9.52% 48
Buckinghamshire +1 193 £50,000 +11.11% 34
West Sussex -1 159 £50,000 -4.76% 16
East Sussex +19 126 £42,500 -15.00% 13
Oxfordshire -8 87 £52,500 -4.55% 32
Kent -2 76 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Middlesex 0 23 £55,000 -4.35%
Sussex +5 3 £65,000 -13.33%
Home Counties 0 3 £46,250 -38.33%
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 608 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (28.28%) Finance
3 459 (24.77%) PRINCE2
4 444 (23.96%) Degree
5 309 (16.68%) Project Delivery
6 295 (15.92%) ITIL
7 289 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
8 285 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 253 (13.65%) Microsoft
10 247 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 196 (10.58%) SQL
12 183 (9.88%) Service Delivery
13 180 (9.71%) Business Analysis
14 172 (9.28%) SAP
15 163 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
16 159 (8.58%) PMO
17 157 (8.47%) SQL Server
18 151 (8.15%) Management Information System
19 150 (8.09%) PMP
20 144 (7.77%) Mentoring
21 143 (7.72%) Azure
22 138 (7.45%) Security Cleared
23 134 (7.23%) Computer Science
24 133 (7.18%) QA
24 133 (7.18%) Marketing
24 133 (7.18%) PMI Certification
24 133 (7.18%) Change Management
24 133 (7.18%) Migration
25 132 (7.12%) Waterfall
26 131 (7.07%) .NET

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 40 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.35%) CMS
3 17 (0.92%) IIS
4 16 (0.86%) Confluence
5 15 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 12 (0.65%) Smallworld
7 8 (0.43%) SAS
7 8 (0.43%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.43%) WordPress
8 7 (0.38%) Apache
8 7 (0.38%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.32%) MS Project Server
9 6 (0.32%) Sitefinity
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.22%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.11%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 163 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
3 103 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 101 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
5 34 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.22%) SPSS
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.054%) InDesign
8 1 (0.054%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (1.78%) SAP S/4HANA
2 20 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.92%) SAP ERP
5 16 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.81%) NetSuite
6 15 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.70%) Oracle HRMS
8 12 (0.65%) Workday HCM
9 7 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.27%) Infor M3
11 5 (0.27%) Magento
11 5 (0.27%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.27%) SAP LE
11 5 (0.27%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.27%) SAP WM
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 143 (7.72%) Azure
2 102 (5.50%) Office 365
3 89 (4.80%) AWS
4 76 (4.10%) SaaS
5 27 (1.46%) Power Platform
6 23 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
7 19 (1.03%) PaaS
8 18 (0.97%) IaaS
9 14 (0.76%) PowerApps
10 13 (0.70%) OneDrive
11 12 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.65%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.32%) Basecamp
13 6 (0.32%) G Suite
14 4 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.16%) Google Docs
15 3 (0.16%) Mavenlink
15 3 (0.16%) Trello
16 2 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.21%) WAN
2 64 (3.45%) LAN
3 43 (2.32%) VoIP
4 41 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
5 39 (2.10%) Firewall
6 29 (1.57%) PABX
7 26 (1.40%) Internet
8 22 (1.19%) DNS
8 22 (1.19%) Ethernet
9 16 (0.86%) MPLS
9 16 (0.86%) SSL
10 15 (0.81%) Network Security
11 14 (0.76%) DHCP
11 14 (0.76%) VPN
12 13 (0.70%) Unified Communications
13 12 (0.65%) Skype
13 12 (0.65%) TCP/IP
14 11 (0.59%) Intranet
15 10 (0.54%) HTTP
15 10 (0.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.10%) Big Data
3 35 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (1.73%) DB2
4 32 (1.73%) Relational Database
5 27 (1.46%) Power BI
6 24 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 23 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 23 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (1.03%) GIS
9 18 (0.97%) SAP HANA
10 17 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (0.65%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 11 (0.59%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (0.54%) MySQL
13 10 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
14 9 (0.49%) SAP BW
15 8 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (2.86%) JIRA
2 32 (1.73%) MSI
3 30 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 25 (1.35%) Selenium
5 20 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.59%) Toad
7 10 (0.54%) Subversion
7 10 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.49%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.43%) Jasmine
9 8 (0.43%) Mocha
10 6 (0.32%) ERwin
10 6 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.16%) Redmine
12 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.16%) TestRail
12 3 (0.16%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.11%) JBehave
General
1 524 (28.28%) Finance
2 133 (7.18%) Marketing
3 109 (5.88%) Retail
4 105 (5.67%) Manufacturing
5 104 (5.61%) Public Sector
6 95 (5.13%) Telecoms
7 67 (3.62%) Legal
8 32 (1.73%) Electronics
9 30 (1.62%) Automotive
10 26 (1.40%) Back Office
11 25 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (1.13%) Banking
12 21 (1.13%) Billing
13 20 (1.08%) Publishing
14 15 (0.81%) Local Government
15 14 (0.76%) Advertising
16 13 (0.70%) German Language
17 11 (0.59%) French Language
18 10 (0.54%) Law
18 10 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 590 (31.84%) Project Manager
2 190 (10.25%) Analyst
3 169 (9.12%) IT Manager
4 151 (8.15%) Senior Manager
5 141 (7.61%) Developer
6 133 (7.18%) Architect
7 127 (6.85%) IT Project Manager
8 112 (6.04%) Senior Project Manager
9 91 (4.91%) Consultant
10 86 (4.64%) Business Analyst
11 53 (2.86%) Senior Developer
12 51 (2.75%) Software Project Manager
13 46 (2.48%) Infrastructure Manager
13 46 (2.48%) Junior
14 45 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
15 44 (2.37%) C# Developer
16 42 (2.27%) Development Manager
17 40 (2.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 39 (2.10%) Service Manager
19 38 (2.05%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (7.07%) .NET
2 82 (4.43%) jQuery
3 68 (3.67%) ASP.NET
4 47 (2.54%) Ajax
5 41 (2.21%) HTML
5 41 (2.21%) WebSockets
6 37 (2.00%) CSS
6 37 (2.00%) XML
7 36 (1.94%) Web Services
8 29 (1.57%) AngularJS
8 29 (1.57%) JSON
9 24 (1.30%) XSLT
10 23 (1.24%) Middleware
11 22 (1.19%) REST
12 21 (1.13%) Node.js
12 21 (1.13%) OAuth
13 20 (1.08%) .NET Framework
13 20 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (1.08%) SOAP
14 15 (0.81%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 247 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 119 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
4 110 (5.94%) Data Centre
5 58 (3.13%) User Experience
6 43 (2.32%) Public Cloud
7 39 (2.10%) PMI
8 35 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (1.40%) FMCG
10 23 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 22 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.08%) Driving Licence
13 18 (0.97%) Social Media
14 15 (0.81%) CMDB
14 15 (0.81%) PKI
15 14 (0.76%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.65%) Life Science
16 12 (0.65%) SCADA
17 11 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 108 (5.83%) Windows
2 106 (5.72%) Linux
3 54 (2.91%) Unix
4 38 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 14 (0.76%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.38%) Android
7 6 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.27%) Fedora
8 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.22%) OpenWrt
9 4 (0.22%) webOS
10 3 (0.16%) Solaris
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.054%) AIX
12 1 (0.054%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.054%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (24.77%) PRINCE2
3 309 (16.68%) Project Delivery
4 295 (15.92%) ITIL
5 289 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
6 285 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 183 (9.88%) Service Delivery
8 180 (9.71%) Business Analysis
9 144 (7.77%) Mentoring
10 134 (7.23%) Computer Science
11 133 (7.18%) Change Management
11 133 (7.18%) Migration
12 132 (7.12%) Waterfall
13 120 (6.48%) Scrum
14 117 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
15 115 (6.21%) Analytics
16 113 (6.10%) TOGAF
17 112 (6.04%) Information Security
18 111 (5.99%) SDLC
19 108 (5.83%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (10.58%) SQL
2 131 (7.07%) JavaScript
3 104 (5.61%) C#
4 78 (4.21%) C
5 67 (3.62%) Java
6 61 (3.29%) Python
7 27 (1.46%) PowerShell
8 20 (1.08%) C++
8 20 (1.08%) PHP
9 18 (0.97%) T-SQL
10 17 (0.92%) VB
11 16 (0.86%) VBA
12 13 (0.70%) Ruby
13 12 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.49%) Scala
15 7 (0.38%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.38%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.38%) XPath
16 6 (0.32%) ABAP
16 6 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 444 (23.96%) Degree
2 150 (8.09%) PMP
3 138 (7.45%) Security Cleared
4 133 (7.18%) PMI Certification
5 85 (4.59%) SC Cleared
6 78 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 66 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 58 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 41 (2.21%) TOGAF Certification
10 32 (1.73%) APMP
11 31 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
12 30 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (1.57%) AWS Certification
13 29 (1.57%) CISSP
14 22 (1.19%) CISM
15 20 (1.08%) DBS Check
16 19 (1.03%) CCNA
17 18 (0.97%) DV Cleared
18 16 (0.86%) MCSE
19 13 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (8.58%) PMO
2 133 (7.18%) QA
3 70 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (3.18%) SLA
5 46 (2.48%) Data Quality
6 39 (2.10%) GDPR
7 29 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 28 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 23 (1.24%) NIST
10 22 (1.19%) PCI DSS
11 16 (0.86%) COBIT
12 15 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
13 11 (0.59%) EMIR
13 11 (0.59%) MiFID
13 11 (0.59%) Solvency II
14 10 (0.54%) ISO 9001
15 8 (0.43%) PMBOK
16 6 (0.32%) NCSC
17 5 (0.27%) GAMP
17 5 (0.27%) GxP
System Software
1 64 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 29 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (0.97%) Firmware
5 16 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.59%) Docker
7 9 (0.49%) vSphere
8 6 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.27%) NFS
9 5 (0.27%) XenApp
9 5 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.054%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.054%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (1.57%) IBM BigFix
2 25 (1.35%) Puppet
3 9 (0.49%) SCCM
4 6 (0.32%) Terraform
5 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.27%) QRadar
6 4 (0.22%) Ansible
6 4 (0.22%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.22%) Nagios
6 4 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.16%) WSUS
8 2 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.11%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.054%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.054%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.054%) Salt
9 1 (0.054%) SCOM
9 1 (0.054%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 253 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 172 (9.28%) SAP
3 82 (4.43%) IBM
4 80 (4.32%) VMware
5 78 (4.21%) Oracle
6 52 (2.81%) Cisco
7 50 (2.70%) Citrix
8 34 (1.83%) Aruba
9 27 (1.46%) Google
10 19 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 19 (1.03%) Workday
11 18 (0.97%) Juniper
12 16 (0.86%) Fortinet
13 15 (0.81%) Infor
14 14 (0.76%) Dell
15 13 (0.70%) Capita
15 13 (0.70%) HP
15 13 (0.70%) NetApp
15 13 (0.70%) Sage
16 12 (0.65%) Epicor