Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 70 77
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 1,144 3,423 3,663
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.28% 4.17% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 4.55% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 983 2,647 2,869
Median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 31,872 75,168 87,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.44% 91.63% 91.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25,361 58,219 70,258
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 -15 401 £52,500 -4.55% 40
North of England -25 254 £50,000 +6.44% 43
Midlands -10 186 £50,000 - 25
South West -12 157 £51,796 -1.34% 18
Yorkshire +23 124 £50,000 +11.11% 12
North West -25 121 £50,000 +5.26% 24
West Midlands -23 113 £47,500 -5.00% 16
East of England -5 72 £47,500 -13.64% 16
East Midlands +46 71 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Scotland -22 44 £50,000 - 17
Wales -4 31 £45,000 - 3
North East -11 9 £48,000 +6.67% 7
Northern Ireland +1 5 £52,500 +40.00%
Isle of Man - 1 £47,500 -
Project Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 425 (37.15%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (27.88%) Project Management
3 295 (25.79%) Microsoft
4 261 (22.81%) Azure
5 238 (20.80%) Finance
6 196 (17.13%) Windows
7 190 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 159 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
9 157 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
10 147 (12.85%) PRINCE2
11 137 (11.98%) DevOps
12 132 (11.54%) VMware
12 132 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 130 (11.36%) Scrum
14 125 (10.93%) Office 365
15 118 (10.31%) AWS
15 118 (10.31%) Active Directory
16 117 (10.23%) ITIL
17 116 (10.14%) SQL
18 107 (9.35%) Degree
19 104 (9.09%) Linux
20 102 (8.92%) Cisco
21 100 (8.74%) Service Delivery
21 100 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
21 100 (8.74%) Waterfall
22 98 (8.57%) Windows Server
23 91 (7.95%) JavaScript
24 86 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 85 (7.43%) SQL Server
26 82 (7.17%) Mentoring

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 48 (4.20%) Confluence
2 35 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.53%) Apache
4 26 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 24 (2.10%) CMS
6 22 (1.92%) IIS
7 17 (1.49%) WordPress
8 16 (1.40%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (1.05%) Joomla!
11 10 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.87%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.79%) nginx
13 7 (0.61%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.61%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.52%) JBoss
14 6 (0.52%) Liferay
15 5 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
1 55 (4.81%) Microsoft Project
2 44 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.14%) Sketch
6 6 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.44%) InVision
7 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.26%) Marvel
9 1 (0.087%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.087%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.087%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (1.84%) Payment Gateway
2 20 (1.75%) SAP ERP
3 17 (1.49%) Magento
4 16 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.44%) Maximo
8 5 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.44%) TRIRIGA
9 3 (0.26%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.087%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 1 (0.087%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 261 (22.81%) Azure
2 125 (10.93%) Office 365
3 118 (10.31%) AWS
4 65 (5.68%) SaaS
5 30 (2.62%) PaaS
6 29 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.75%) GCP
9 19 (1.66%) IaaS
10 16 (1.40%) Power Platform
11 15 (1.31%) Serverless
12 11 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 7 (0.61%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 7 (0.61%) Logic Apps
14 6 (0.52%) Azure Functions
14 6 (0.52%) Slack
14 6 (0.52%) Trello
15 4 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.90%) Firewall
2 42 (3.67%) DNS
3 38 (3.32%) DHCP
4 33 (2.88%) VPN
5 32 (2.80%) WAN
6 27 (2.36%) SSL
7 26 (2.27%) SAN
8 23 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (1.84%) LAN
10 16 (1.40%) Internet
11 13 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (1.14%) TCP/IP
12 12 (1.05%) VLAN
12 12 (1.05%) VoIP
12 12 (1.05%) Wireless
13 11 (0.96%) MPLS
13 11 (0.96%) Network Security
14 10 (0.87%) Software-Defined Networking
15 8 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (0.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.63%) MySQL
3 43 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (2.53%) Big Data
5 28 (2.45%) Data Lake
6 22 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 19 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.49%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.40%) Apache Hive
9 16 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (1.14%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.14%) Power BI
10 13 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
12 10 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 76 (6.64%) JIRA
2 43 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 16 (1.40%) webpack
6 14 (1.22%) Grunt
6 14 (1.22%) gulp
6 14 (1.22%) Selenium
7 11 (0.96%) Subversion
8 8 (0.70%) Axure RP
8 8 (0.70%) git-flow
8 8 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.52%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.52%) PHPUnit
9 6 (0.52%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (0.44%) GitLab
10 5 (0.44%) Gradle
General
1 238 (20.80%) Finance
2 75 (6.56%) Retail
3 49 (4.28%) Public Sector
4 44 (3.85%) Marketing
5 40 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.45%) Legal
7 27 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 24 (2.10%) Banking
9 22 (1.92%) Law
10 16 (1.40%) Local Government
11 13 (1.14%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.87%) Back Office
13 9 (0.79%) Automotive
14 8 (0.70%) Advertising
14 8 (0.70%) Games
14 8 (0.70%) Military
15 5 (0.44%) Billing
16 3 (0.26%) Digital Economy
16 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.26%) Police
Job Titles
1 206 (18.01%) Project Manager
2 130 (11.36%) Analyst
3 90 (7.87%) Developer
4 81 (7.08%) Architect
5 68 (5.94%) Consultant
6 66 (5.77%) Business Analyst
6 66 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 64 (5.59%) IT Manager
8 42 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
9 38 (3.32%) Delivery Manager
10 35 (3.06%) Infrastructure Manager
10 35 (3.06%) IT Project Manager
11 32 (2.80%) PHP Developer
12 31 (2.71%) Senior Manager
13 28 (2.45%) Project Engineer
14 27 (2.36%) Senior Developer
15 26 (2.27%) Software Manager
16 24 (2.10%) Technical Manager
17 22 (1.92%) Senior Project Manager
18 21 (1.84%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (6.82%) .NET
2 70 (6.12%) CSS
3 69 (6.03%) HTML
4 39 (3.41%) jQuery
5 37 (3.23%) React
6 36 (3.15%) XML
7 31 (2.71%) AngularJS
7 31 (2.71%) Web Services
8 29 (2.53%) JSON
9 25 (2.19%) Node.js
10 23 (2.01%) Ajax
11 22 (1.92%) .NET Framework
12 20 (1.75%) Sass
13 17 (1.49%) Middleware
14 16 (1.40%) REST
15 15 (1.31%) ASP.NET
15 15 (1.31%) Laravel
16 13 (1.14%) HTML5
16 13 (1.14%) Symfony
17 12 (1.05%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 159 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.28%) Management Information System
3 44 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 44 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (3.32%) User Experience
5 24 (2.10%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.22%) CMDB
6 14 (1.22%) PKI
7 13 (1.14%) NHS
7 13 (1.14%) PMI
7 13 (1.14%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.05%) Replication
9 11 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.70%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 196 (17.13%) Windows
2 104 (9.09%) Linux
3 98 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 52 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 41 (3.58%) Windows Server 2016
6 34 (2.97%) Windows 7
6 34 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (2.45%) Unix
9 24 (2.10%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (1.75%) Windows Server 2019
11 19 (1.66%) Ubuntu
12 18 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.40%) Android
13 16 (1.40%) Solaris
14 15 (1.31%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.87%) Debian
16 7 (0.61%) HPUX
17 5 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (37.15%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (27.88%) Project Management
3 190 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 157 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
5 147 (12.85%) PRINCE2
6 137 (11.98%) DevOps
7 132 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 130 (11.36%) Scrum
9 117 (10.23%) ITIL
10 100 (8.74%) Service Delivery
10 100 (8.74%) Waterfall
11 86 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 82 (7.17%) Mentoring
13 80 (6.99%) Change Management
14 75 (6.56%) Coaching
15 72 (6.29%) Analytics
16 70 (6.12%) SDLC
17 66 (5.77%) ERP
18 64 (5.59%) Business Analysis
19 62 (5.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 116 (10.14%) SQL
2 91 (7.95%) JavaScript
3 73 (6.38%) Java
4 65 (5.68%) PowerShell
5 58 (5.07%) Python
6 52 (4.55%) C#
7 47 (4.11%) PHP
8 28 (2.45%) Bash Shell
9 26 (2.27%) C
10 20 (1.75%) Perl
10 20 (1.75%) R
11 16 (1.40%) VBScript
12 13 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.05%) Scala
14 11 (0.96%) ES6
15 10 (0.87%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.79%) VB
17 7 (0.61%) C++
17 7 (0.61%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (9.35%) Degree
2 72 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 51 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (3.93%) SC Cleared
6 42 (3.67%) CCNA
7 39 (3.41%) MCSE
8 27 (2.36%) PMI Certification
8 27 (2.36%) PMP
9 24 (2.10%) CCNP
9 24 (2.10%) DV Cleared
10 19 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (1.31%) MCSA
13 14 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.96%) CCIE
16 9 (0.79%) APMP
17 8 (0.70%) DBS Check
18 7 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.16%) QA
2 39 (3.41%) GDPR
3 38 (3.32%) PMO
4 19 (1.66%) SLA
5 16 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.05%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.87%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.17%) COBIT
10 1 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.087%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.087%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.087%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.087%) IFRS
10 1 (0.087%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.087%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.087%) NCSC
10 1 (0.087%) NIST
10 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
System Software
1 118 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 100 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (4.20%) Docker
4 43 (3.76%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (1.92%) vSphere
6 22 (1.92%) XenApp
7 14 (1.22%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.17%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.17%) vCloud
13 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.087%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 40 (3.50%) SCCM
2 36 (3.15%) Ansible
3 27 (2.36%) Kubernetes
4 25 (2.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (1.49%) Terraform
6 12 (1.05%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.96%) SCOM
8 8 (0.70%) WSUS
9 7 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.61%) Puppet
9 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.44%) SELinux
10 5 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 4 (0.35%) Kibana
11 4 (0.35%) Nagios
11 4 (0.35%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.17%) Stealthwatch
12 2 (0.17%) yum
Vendors
1 295 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 132 (11.54%) VMware
3 102 (8.92%) Cisco
4 62 (5.42%) Oracle
5 59 (5.16%) Citrix
6 55 (4.81%) SAP
7 28 (2.45%) HP
8 26 (2.27%) Atlassian
9 23 (2.01%) IBM
10 22 (1.92%) Google
10 22 (1.92%) Veeam
11 21 (1.84%) CheckPoint
12 20 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (1.40%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.40%) SolarWinds
13 16 (1.40%) Teradata
14 14 (1.22%) McAfee
14 14 (1.22%) Meraki
14 14 (1.22%) NetApp
15 12 (1.05%) ServiceNow