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

Project Management
England > South East
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 40 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 1,474 554 1,737
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.01% 6.18% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.56% 6.76% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 916 436 1,418
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -0.94% +0.95%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,688 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,671
% change year-on-year - +0.60% -0.60%

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 17,217 8,201 22,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.62% 91.54% 91.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11,658 6,807 18,429
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.93% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +26 677 £55,000 - 120
Berkshire +30 388 £57,500 +4.55% 64
Surrey +5 318 £60,000 +14.29% 30
Hampshire -37 235 £50,000 +5.26% 47
Buckinghamshire +11 154 £55,000 - 39
Oxfordshire +17 148 £51,250 -2.38% 17
West Sussex +37 98 £59,000 -1.67% 23
Kent +6 67 £50,000 +17.65% 16
East Sussex -13 47 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Sussex -2 11 £47,000 +23.68% 2
Home Counties - 3 £71,250 -
Middlesex -9 2 £55,000 - 3
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 655 (44.44%) Social Skills
2 586 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 451 (30.60%) Degree
4 398 (27.00%) Finance
5 332 (22.52%) PRINCE2
6 301 (20.42%) Microsoft
7 293 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
8 278 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
9 221 (14.99%) Project Delivery
10 209 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 207 (14.04%) Azure
12 189 (12.82%) Waterfall
13 187 (12.69%) ITIL
14 176 (11.94%) Business Analysis
15 151 (10.24%) Mentoring
16 150 (10.18%) Scrum
17 147 (9.97%) SQL
18 144 (9.77%) SAP
19 141 (9.57%) Coaching
20 140 (9.50%) SQL Server
21 139 (9.43%) DevOps
22 133 (9.02%) .NET
22 133 (9.02%) SDLC
23 131 (8.89%) Presentation Skills
24 130 (8.82%) C#
24 130 (8.82%) Management Information System
24 130 (8.82%) Risk Management
25 127 (8.62%) Windows
26 123 (8.34%) Change Management
27 119 (8.07%) 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 58 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.17%) Confluence
3 30 (2.04%) CMS
4 24 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.22%) IIS
6 17 (1.15%) WordPress
7 15 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.02%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.88%) EPiServer
9 12 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.75%) SAS
11 10 (0.68%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.27%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.20%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.20%) Documentum
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.14%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.14%) Drupal
14 2 (0.14%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 116 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 111 (7.53%) Microsoft Project
3 83 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
4 62 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (2.04%) MS Visio
6 23 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 30 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 25 (1.70%) NetSuite
3 14 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.68%) Sage 200
5 8 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.34%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.27%) Cognos Controller
7 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite
7 4 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 4 (0.27%) Infor CRM
8 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.20%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.14%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 207 (14.04%) Azure
2 109 (7.39%) AWS
3 101 (6.85%) Microsoft 365
4 83 (5.63%) SaaS
5 43 (2.92%) Power Platform
6 39 (2.65%) Azure Service Bus
7 35 (2.37%) Azure Logic Apps
8 29 (1.97%) IaaS
9 26 (1.76%) GitHub
9 26 (1.76%) PaaS
10 23 (1.56%) Azure Event Grid
10 23 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (1.56%) GitHub Actions
11 18 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (0.95%) Serverless
14 13 (0.88%) Azure Functions
14 13 (0.88%) OneDrive
15 11 (0.75%) Mimecast
15 11 (0.75%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.07%) Firewall
2 48 (3.26%) LAN
3 44 (2.99%) DNS
4 42 (2.85%) WAN
5 30 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 28 (1.90%) DHCP
7 25 (1.70%) VPN
8 24 (1.63%) Internet
8 24 (1.63%) SAN
9 21 (1.42%) VLAN
10 18 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (1.15%) HTTP
12 16 (1.09%) Network Security
13 14 (0.95%) SMTP
13 14 (0.95%) VoIP
14 12 (0.81%) SSL
15 11 (0.75%) IPsec
16 10 (0.68%) SD-WAN
16 10 (0.68%) Wireless
17 9 (0.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.12%) NoSQL
3 38 (2.58%) Power BI
4 37 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 25 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.15%) Data Lake
9 15 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (0.95%) Metadata
11 13 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (0.81%) DataStage
12 12 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
13 11 (0.75%) MySQL
13 11 (0.75%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.47%) Big Data
14 7 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.47%) SAP BW
15 4 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 106 (7.19%) JIRA
2 33 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 32 (2.17%) Selenium
4 23 (1.56%) Visual Studio
5 22 (1.49%) NUnit
6 20 (1.36%) Axure RP
7 14 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 10 (0.68%) webpack
9 9 (0.61%) Babel
10 8 (0.54%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.34%) CMake
12 4 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (0.27%) LabVIEW
13 3 (0.20%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.20%) Zephyr
14 2 (0.14%) Android Studio
14 2 (0.14%) Redmine
14 2 (0.14%) TestRail
14 2 (0.14%) Xcode
General
1 655 (44.44%) Social Skills
2 398 (27.00%) Finance
3 278 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
4 131 (8.89%) Presentation Skills
5 112 (7.60%) Retail
6 110 (7.46%) Marketing
7 101 (6.85%) Telecoms
8 94 (6.38%) Influencing Skills
9 91 (6.17%) Organisational Skills
10 80 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 75 (5.09%) Legal
12 56 (3.80%) Manufacturing
13 37 (2.51%) Public Sector
14 36 (2.44%) Billing
15 30 (2.04%) Law
16 26 (1.76%) Banking
17 24 (1.63%) Automotive
18 20 (1.36%) Advertising
19 16 (1.09%) Electronics
20 15 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 401 (27.20%) Project Manager
2 181 (12.28%) IT Manager
3 159 (10.79%) Analyst
4 120 (8.14%) IT Project Manager
5 106 (7.19%) Developer
6 99 (6.72%) Business Analyst
7 75 (5.09%) Consultant
8 65 (4.41%) Senior Manager
9 63 (4.27%) Architect
10 47 (3.19%) Product Owner
11 44 (2.99%) Senior Developer
11 44 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
12 42 (2.85%) Software Developer
13 37 (2.51%) Delivery Manager
13 37 (2.51%) SAP Manager
14 33 (2.24%) Technical Manager
15 32 (2.17%) Team Leader
16 31 (2.10%) Junior
17 30 (2.04%) Digital Project Manager
18 29 (1.97%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (9.02%) .NET
2 54 (3.66%) HTML
3 48 (3.26%) CSS
4 38 (2.58%) React
5 33 (2.24%) RESTful
6 31 (2.10%) Vue.js
7 28 (1.90%) .NET Core
8 27 (1.83%) Kafka
9 26 (1.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (1.42%) REST
12 19 (1.29%) HTML5
13 18 (1.22%) ASP.NET
13 18 (1.22%) Middleware
14 17 (1.15%) Web Services
15 13 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (0.81%) AngularJS
16 12 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (0.61%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 112 (7.60%) Self-Motivation
3 66 (4.48%) User Experience
4 62 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 56 (3.80%) PMI
6 41 (2.78%) Social Media
7 38 (2.58%) Life Science
8 23 (1.56%) Virtual Team
9 21 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 21 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 18 (1.22%) Learning Management System
10 18 (1.22%) NHS
11 17 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.09%) LIMS
13 13 (0.88%) CMDB
14 12 (0.81%) Legacy Systems
15 11 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
15 11 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.75%) Private Cloud
16 9 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 127 (8.62%) Windows
2 87 (5.90%) Windows Server
3 65 (4.41%) Linux
4 27 (1.83%) Android
5 26 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.88%) Unix
8 13 (0.88%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (0.68%) Solaris
11 8 (0.54%) VMS
12 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.20%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.14%) CentOS
14 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (22.52%) PRINCE2
3 293 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
4 221 (14.99%) Project Delivery
5 209 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 189 (12.82%) Waterfall
7 187 (12.69%) ITIL
8 176 (11.94%) Business Analysis
9 151 (10.24%) Mentoring
10 150 (10.18%) Scrum
11 141 (9.57%) Coaching
12 139 (9.43%) DevOps
13 133 (9.02%) SDLC
14 130 (8.82%) Risk Management
15 123 (8.34%) Change Management
16 119 (8.07%) Service Delivery
17 117 (7.94%) ERP
18 114 (7.73%) Analytics
19 107 (7.26%) Computer Science
20 100 (6.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 147 (9.97%) SQL
2 130 (8.82%) C#
3 111 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 44 (2.99%) C
5 36 (2.44%) Python
6 30 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 27 (1.83%) Java
8 23 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 18 (1.22%) PHP
10 17 (1.15%) C++
11 13 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.54%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.41%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.27%) Ruby
14 4 (0.27%) VB
14 4 (0.27%) VBA
14 4 (0.27%) VBScript
15 3 (0.20%) ABAP
15 3 (0.20%) Perl
16 2 (0.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 451 (30.60%) Degree
2 118 (8.01%) PMI Certification
3 91 (6.17%) Security Cleared
4 81 (5.50%) PMP
5 74 (5.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 66 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 62 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 28 (1.90%) APMP
9 27 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 19 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (1.15%) MBA
13 16 (1.09%) Master's Degree
14 15 (1.02%) DV Cleared
14 15 (1.02%) ISEB
15 14 (0.95%) CIPD
15 14 (0.95%) PhD
16 13 (0.88%) IIBA
17 12 (0.81%) CISSP
17 12 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.97%) PMO
2 81 (5.50%) QA
3 55 (3.73%) SLA
4 35 (2.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 26 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (1.36%) Good Clinical Practice
7 19 (1.29%) GDPR
8 16 (1.09%) NEBOSH
9 15 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 14 (0.95%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.54%) Accessibility
12 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.41%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.27%) COBIT
14 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.27%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.20%) CDISC
15 3 (0.20%) P3O
15 3 (0.20%) RMADS
16 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 77 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 48 (3.26%) Docker
4 15 (1.02%) vSphere
5 14 (0.95%) Firmware
6 13 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.27%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.068%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.068%) NFS
10 1 (0.068%) NLBS
10 1 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.068%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (3.12%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (1.02%) SCCM
4 7 (0.47%) vRealize
5 6 (0.41%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.41%) Terraform
6 5 (0.34%) Ansible
6 5 (0.34%) CSIRT
7 4 (0.27%) IBM BigFix
7 4 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.27%) QRadar
8 3 (0.20%) Grafana
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.20%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.14%) HockeyApp
9 2 (0.14%) Icinga
10 1 (0.068%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.068%) Marathon
Vendors
1 301 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 144 (9.77%) SAP
3 98 (6.65%) VMware
4 51 (3.46%) Oracle
5 43 (2.92%) Workday
6 29 (1.97%) Cisco
6 29 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (1.56%) Ariba
7 23 (1.56%) ServiceNow
8 20 (1.36%) Citrix
8 20 (1.36%) IBM
9 16 (1.09%) Palo Alto
9 16 (1.09%) Sage
10 15 (1.02%) Hitachi
10 15 (1.02%) LabWare
11 14 (0.95%) Google
11 14 (0.95%) Informatica
12 13 (0.88%) Apple
12 13 (0.88%) Remedy
13 12 (0.81%) Sitecore