Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 10 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 73 75
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 2,720 3,452 3,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.58% 3.86% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 4.21% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,120 2,602 2,765
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,469 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

Project Delivery 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,325 81,965 91,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.30% 91.75% 91.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54,500 64,417 74,251
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,458 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +4.45% +3.09%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in the UK excluding London

Project Delivery
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Delivery in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Project Delivery in the UK excluding London

Project Delivery
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Delivery in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Project Delivery in the UK excluding London

Project Delivery
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Delivery within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
South East -5 847 £52,500 - 109
North of England +3 564 £47,500 -5.00% 137
Midlands -12 469 £47,500 -5.00% 77
West Midlands -18 322 £50,000 -4.76% 52
South West 0 308 £52,500 +2.94% 51
North West -3 284 £45,000 -5.26% 53
Yorkshire +11 248 £47,500 -5.00% 68
East of England -6 247 £55,000 - 40
Scotland -8 175 £47,500 +1.60% 26
East Midlands +17 147 £45,000 -2.70% 24
Wales +29 97 £50,000 +11.11% 19
North East -13 32 £49,741 +13.69% 16
Northern Ireland +12 19 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Project Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT jobs citing Project Delivery 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Project Delivery.

1 923 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 811 (29.82%) Project Management
3 690 (25.37%) Finance
4 531 (19.52%) Microsoft
5 495 (18.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 424 (15.59%) Azure
7 376 (13.82%) Windows
8 372 (13.68%) PRINCE2
9 323 (11.88%) ITIL
10 310 (11.40%) Service Delivery
11 300 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
12 282 (10.37%) Active Directory
12 282 (10.37%) Degree
13 256 (9.41%) Office 365
13 256 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
14 239 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 230 (8.46%) Waterfall
16 228 (8.38%) Migration
17 214 (7.87%) Scrum
18 212 (7.79%) Cisco
19 204 (7.50%) SQL
19 204 (7.50%) Business Analysis
20 200 (7.35%) DevOps
21 199 (7.32%) Change Management
22 196 (7.21%) Retail
22 196 (7.21%) AWS
23 191 (7.02%) Firewall
24 190 (6.99%) Windows Server
25 189 (6.95%) VMware
26 184 (6.76%) PMO

Project Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 125 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 59 (2.17%) CMS
2 59 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 36 (1.32%) Confluence
4 34 (1.25%) IIS
5 32 (1.18%) WordPress
6 31 (1.14%) SAS
7 27 (0.99%) Skype for Business
8 25 (0.92%) Joomla!
9 16 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 14 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.44%) Apache
11 12 (0.44%) Drupal
12 11 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.40%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 140 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 93 (3.42%) Microsoft Project
4 64 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 56 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.66%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.074%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.074%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.074%) InVision
8 2 (0.074%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.074%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.074%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.074%) Revit
8 2 (0.074%) Sketch
9 1 (0.037%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.03%) Magento
1 28 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 25 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.81%) SAP MM
4 20 (0.74%) SAP ERP
5 18 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.40%) SAP Retail
7 9 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.29%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.26%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
10 6 (0.22%) SAP LE
10 6 (0.22%) SAP WM
10 6 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (0.18%) Primavera
11 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
13 3 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 424 (15.59%) Azure
2 256 (9.41%) Office 365
3 196 (7.21%) AWS
4 106 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 106 (3.90%) SaaS
5 61 (2.24%) Serverless
6 55 (2.02%) IaaS
7 52 (1.91%) PaaS
8 42 (1.54%) Power Platform
9 36 (1.32%) GCP
10 29 (1.07%) Trello
10 29 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 25 (0.92%) Azure Functions
11 25 (0.92%) OneDrive
12 20 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 17 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
14 17 (0.63%) OpenShift
15 16 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 191 (7.02%) Firewall
2 153 (5.63%) WAN
3 119 (4.38%) LAN
4 110 (4.04%) DNS
5 81 (2.98%) DHCP
5 81 (2.98%) VPN
6 63 (2.32%) Wireless
7 53 (1.95%) Internet
8 50 (1.84%) TCP/IP
9 46 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 41 (1.51%) BGP
11 40 (1.47%) OSPF
12 39 (1.43%) MPLS
12 39 (1.43%) VoIP
13 38 (1.40%) SAN
14 37 (1.36%) Network Security
15 32 (1.18%) Skype
15 32 (1.18%) Unified Communications
16 30 (1.10%) VLAN
17 29 (1.07%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 57 (2.10%) MySQL
3 49 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (1.73%) Big Data
5 42 (1.54%) Power BI
6 41 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 33 (1.21%) Hadoop
8 32 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (0.81%) Relational Database
10 18 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.40%) Data Lake
14 11 (0.40%) QlikView
15 9 (0.33%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.33%) Qlik Sense
16 8 (0.29%) Cosmos DB
16 8 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 135 (4.96%) JIRA
2 73 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 59 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 34 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 28 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
6 18 (0.66%) Grunt
6 18 (0.66%) gulp
7 14 (0.51%) Bitbucket
7 14 (0.51%) webpack
8 12 (0.44%) Selenium
9 11 (0.40%) GitLab
9 11 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (0.37%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.26%) Subversion
12 6 (0.22%) JMeter
13 5 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.18%) Postman
14 4 (0.15%) Bower
14 4 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 690 (25.37%) Finance
2 196 (7.21%) Retail
3 167 (6.14%) Public Sector
4 147 (5.40%) Telecoms
5 137 (5.04%) Marketing
6 103 (3.79%) Banking
7 83 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 55 (2.02%) Electronics
9 42 (1.54%) Local Government
10 36 (1.32%) Advertising
10 36 (1.32%) Legal
11 32 (1.18%) Aerospace
12 27 (0.99%) Law
13 23 (0.85%) Automotive
14 20 (0.74%) Back Office
15 19 (0.70%) Billing
16 17 (0.63%) Games
17 12 (0.44%) Online Betting
17 12 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 608 (22.35%) Project Manager
2 313 (11.51%) Analyst
3 245 (9.01%) Consultant
4 189 (6.95%) Business Analyst
5 187 (6.88%) IT Manager
6 186 (6.84%) Architect
7 178 (6.54%) Developer
8 142 (5.22%) IT Project Manager
9 130 (4.78%) Senior Manager
10 104 (3.82%) Delivery Manager
11 103 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
12 85 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 80 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
14 66 (2.43%) Technical Consultant
15 61 (2.24%) Network Engineer
16 59 (2.17%) Infrastructure Manager
17 53 (1.95%) Service Manager
18 46 (1.69%) Technical Manager
19 45 (1.65%) Junior
20 40 (1.47%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (4.93%) .NET
2 126 (4.63%) HTML
3 120 (4.41%) CSS
4 69 (2.54%) XML
5 62 (2.28%) jQuery
6 60 (2.21%) Web Services
7 57 (2.10%) JSON
8 53 (1.95%) React
9 51 (1.88%) AngularJS
10 48 (1.76%) Node.js
11 43 (1.58%) Sass
12 41 (1.51%) ASP.NET
13 36 (1.32%) Ajax
14 32 (1.18%) SOAP
15 30 (1.10%) REST
16 24 (0.88%) Middleware
17 21 (0.77%) .NET Framework
17 21 (0.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (0.74%) Velocity
19 19 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 256 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
3 151 (5.55%) Management Information System
4 135 (4.96%) Data Centre
5 74 (2.72%) User Experience
6 73 (2.68%) Virtual Team
7 49 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 43 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 36 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 34 (1.25%) Driving Licence
11 27 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (0.96%) Clustering
13 23 (0.85%) PMI
14 20 (0.74%) e-Learning
14 20 (0.74%) Fibre Optics
15 18 (0.66%) FMCG
16 17 (0.63%) CMDB
16 17 (0.63%) Replication
17 16 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
18 15 (0.55%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 376 (13.82%) Windows
2 190 (6.99%) Windows Server
3 147 (5.40%) Linux
4 108 (3.97%) Windows 10
5 78 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (1.43%) Android
7 38 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 35 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (1.18%) Unix
10 26 (0.96%) Windows 7
11 22 (0.81%) Debian
12 21 (0.77%) Ubuntu
12 21 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (0.74%) CentOS
14 14 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.33%) VMS
17 7 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.18%) AIX
18 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 923 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 811 (29.82%) Project Management
3 495 (18.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 372 (13.68%) PRINCE2
5 323 (11.88%) ITIL
6 310 (11.40%) Service Delivery
7 300 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
8 239 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 230 (8.46%) Waterfall
10 228 (8.38%) Migration
11 214 (7.87%) Scrum
12 204 (7.50%) Business Analysis
13 200 (7.35%) DevOps
14 199 (7.32%) Change Management
15 171 (6.29%) Presales
16 165 (6.07%) Mentoring
17 155 (5.70%) Software Engineering
18 153 (5.63%) Risk Management
19 149 (5.48%) SDLC
20 148 (5.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (7.50%) SQL
2 160 (5.88%) C#
3 157 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 122 (4.49%) Python
5 111 (4.08%) C
6 103 (3.79%) PowerShell
7 93 (3.42%) Java
8 58 (2.13%) PHP
9 49 (1.80%) C++
10 38 (1.40%) T-SQL
11 24 (0.88%) ANSI C
12 23 (0.85%) TypeScript
13 21 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 20 (0.74%) R
15 19 (0.70%) ES6
16 18 (0.66%) Go
17 17 (0.63%) ABAP
18 12 (0.44%) Scala
19 9 (0.33%) Ruby
20 7 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 282 (10.37%) Degree
2 145 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 130 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (3.31%) CCNP
5 85 (3.13%) CCNA
6 74 (2.72%) SC Cleared
7 73 (2.68%) PMI Certification
8 68 (2.50%) PMP
9 60 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (1.51%) MCSE
11 39 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 37 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 35 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 28 (1.03%) CCDP
14 28 (1.03%) CISSP
14 28 (1.03%) MCSA
15 26 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
16 25 (0.92%) APMP
17 21 (0.77%) CCIE
18 19 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (6.76%) PMO
2 152 (5.59%) QA
3 76 (2.79%) SLA
4 49 (1.80%) Data Quality
5 47 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (1.32%) GDPR
7 21 (0.77%) HMG Infosec
7 21 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 21 (0.77%) JSP 440
8 18 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.63%) NIST
9 17 (0.63%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.37%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.29%) P3O
12 7 (0.26%) PSD2
13 6 (0.22%) COBIT
13 6 (0.22%) ISO 20022
13 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.22%) SEPA
14 5 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 282 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 119 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 59 (2.17%) Docker
5 45 (1.65%) vSphere
6 36 (1.32%) Firmware
7 33 (1.21%) XenDesktop
8 30 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (1.07%) XenApp
10 14 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.44%) VMware NSX
12 8 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.22%) HDFS
13 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.15%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.15%) pfSense
16 3 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 78 (2.87%) Microsoft Intune
2 69 (2.54%) SCCM
3 46 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 39 (1.43%) Terraform
5 32 (1.18%) Ansible
5 32 (1.18%) WSUS
6 30 (1.10%) SCOM
7 28 (1.03%) Puppet
8 23 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
9 16 (0.59%) vRealize
10 12 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 12 (0.44%) yum
11 11 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (0.37%) FortiGate
13 9 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.22%) Nagios
15 5 (0.18%) Backup Exec
15 5 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 531 (19.52%) Microsoft
2 212 (7.79%) Cisco
3 189 (6.95%) VMware
4 160 (5.88%) SAP
5 123 (4.52%) Oracle
6 97 (3.57%) Citrix
7 67 (2.46%) HP
8 52 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 44 (1.62%) Palo Alto
10 43 (1.58%) Google
11 42 (1.54%) IBM
12 37 (1.36%) CheckPoint
13 36 (1.32%) Veeam
14 32 (1.18%) Dell
15 29 (1.07%) Red Hat
16 28 (1.03%) Juniper
17 27 (0.99%) Fortinet
18 25 (0.92%) NetApp
19 24 (0.88%) Freescale
19 24 (0.88%) Renesas