Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 31 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 5,599 7,086 7,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.73% 7.15% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 7.81% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,038 5,535 5,547
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +4.74%

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 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 76,089 90,779 91,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.48% 91.54% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58,880 72,922 74,901
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the UK excluding London

Project Management
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Project Management in the UK excluding London

Project Management
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the UK excluding London

Project Management
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 Management within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 July 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 +3 2,098 £52,500 - 287
North of England -8 1,151 £47,500 - 287
Midlands -1 918 £47,500 - 219
North West +1 688 £50,000 +5.26% 165
South West -5 680 £45,000 -5.26% 157
West Midlands -3 652 £47,500 +5.56% 145
East of England +3 430 £50,000 -4.76% 138
Yorkshire -29 381 £45,250 -4.74% 101
East Midlands +8 263 £47,500 -5.00% 73
Scotland -41 177 £50,000 - 51
Wales -8 122 £44,238 -1.69% 37
North East +6 82 £47,000 +13.25% 21
Northern Ireland -5 30 £35,500 +5.19% 5
Isle of Man +4 15 £55,000 -
Channel Islands +7 2 £50,000 -25.93% 2
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 2,024 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,562 (27.90%) Finance
3 1,362 (24.33%) PRINCE2
4 1,087 (19.41%) Degree
5 1,032 (18.43%) Microsoft
6 980 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 834 (14.90%) ITIL
8 768 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
9 685 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
10 675 (12.06%) SQL
11 599 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
12 532 (9.50%) Scrum
13 520 (9.29%) Windows
14 484 (8.64%) PMO
15 470 (8.39%) Business Analysis
16 455 (8.13%) Change Management
17 451 (8.06%) Management Information System
18 433 (7.73%) SQL Server
19 430 (7.68%) Waterfall
20 402 (7.18%) .NET
21 396 (7.07%) SDLC
22 383 (6.84%) Office 365
23 376 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
23 376 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
24 373 (6.66%) Mentoring
25 369 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
25 369 (6.59%) Security Cleared
26 360 (6.43%) Retail
27 359 (6.41%) Service Delivery
28 348 (6.22%) Active Directory

Project Management
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
1 189 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 80 (1.43%) Confluence
3 71 (1.27%) CMS
4 68 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 62 (1.11%) IIS
6 50 (0.89%) Skype for Business
7 43 (0.77%) Apache
8 33 (0.59%) WordPress
9 30 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 29 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 24 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
13 21 (0.38%) SAS
13 21 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (0.32%) WebSphere
16 16 (0.29%) Apache Spark
17 15 (0.27%) NServiceBus
18 14 (0.25%) MS Project Server
19 12 (0.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 376 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 376 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
2 315 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
3 251 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 123 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.25%) Fireworks
6 12 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.13%) Sketch
9 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.089%) CATIA
10 5 (0.089%) Simulink
11 4 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.071%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.054%) SPSS
12 3 (0.054%) UXPin
13 2 (0.036%) InDesign
13 2 (0.036%) InVision
13 2 (0.036%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 55 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 34 (0.61%) NetSuite
4 32 (0.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 23 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 18 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 17 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 15 (0.27%) Magento
9 15 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
10 14 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 14 (0.25%) SAP Business One
11 13 (0.23%) Primavera
11 13 (0.23%) SAP SD
12 12 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
12 12 (0.21%) SAP CRM
12 12 (0.21%) SAP MM
13 11 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
13 11 (0.20%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 599 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 383 (6.84%) Office 365
3 342 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
4 147 (2.63%) SaaS
5 96 (1.71%) PaaS
6 92 (1.64%) IaaS
7 88 (1.57%) Power Platform
8 63 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 61 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
10 52 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
11 32 (0.57%) GitHub
12 31 (0.55%) Serverless
13 23 (0.41%) Google Analytics
14 21 (0.38%) PowerApps
15 18 (0.32%) AWS IoT
16 17 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
17 16 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
18 15 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
19 14 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 225 (4.02%) WAN
2 208 (3.71%) LAN
3 189 (3.38%) Firewall
4 177 (3.16%) Internet
5 136 (2.43%) DNS
6 99 (1.77%) DHCP
6 99 (1.77%) VoIP
7 93 (1.66%) Wireless
8 74 (1.32%) SAN
9 68 (1.21%) Network Security
10 67 (1.20%) VPN
11 62 (1.11%) Skype
12 55 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
13 53 (0.95%) Unified Communications
14 52 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
15 51 (0.91%) OSPF
16 40 (0.71%) TCP/IP
17 39 (0.70%) SMTP
17 39 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
18 38 (0.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 144 (2.57%) MySQL
3 134 (2.39%) Big Data
4 121 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
5 98 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 88 (1.57%) Power BI
6 88 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 73 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 62 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
9 61 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 54 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 42 (0.75%) QlikView
12 40 (0.71%) DB2
13 36 (0.64%) SAP HANA
14 35 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (0.61%) GIS
16 33 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
17 32 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 31 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 320 (5.72%) JIRA
2 172 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 95 (1.70%) Jenkins
4 58 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 57 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 55 (0.98%) Subversion
7 52 (0.93%) Selenium
8 42 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 29 (0.52%) MSI
10 28 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
12 20 (0.36%) Redmine
13 16 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
14 14 (0.25%) Bitbucket
14 14 (0.25%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
15 11 (0.20%) PHPUnit
15 11 (0.20%) Zephyr
16 10 (0.18%) Hudson
17 9 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,562 (27.90%) Finance
2 360 (6.43%) Retail
3 279 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 254 (4.54%) Marketing
5 238 (4.25%) Manufacturing
6 159 (2.84%) Banking
7 146 (2.61%) Legal
8 74 (1.32%) Electronics
9 65 (1.16%) Local Government
10 64 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 63 (1.13%) Automotive
12 60 (1.07%) Law
13 59 (1.05%) Back Office
14 47 (0.84%) Games
15 44 (0.79%) Billing
16 38 (0.68%) Advertising
17 33 (0.59%) Publishing
18 32 (0.57%) Aerospace
19 19 (0.34%) Military
20 17 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,623 (28.99%) Project Manager
2 675 (12.06%) Analyst
3 483 (8.63%) IT Manager
4 471 (8.41%) Developer
5 363 (6.48%) Architect
6 342 (6.11%) Consultant
7 332 (5.93%) IT Project Manager
8 311 (5.55%) Business Analyst
9 295 (5.27%) Senior Manager
10 229 (4.09%) Senior Project Manager
11 183 (3.27%) Delivery Manager
12 182 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
13 151 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
14 142 (2.54%) Software Project Manager
15 132 (2.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 124 (2.21%) Technical Manager
17 113 (2.02%) Junior
18 109 (1.95%) Senior Developer
19 93 (1.66%) Service Manager
20 92 (1.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (7.18%) .NET
2 243 (4.34%) HTML
3 211 (3.77%) CSS
4 176 (3.14%) ASP.NET
5 166 (2.96%) Web Services
6 139 (2.48%) jQuery
7 132 (2.36%) XML
8 90 (1.61%) JSON
9 86 (1.54%) .NET Framework
10 82 (1.46%) REST
11 78 (1.39%) Ajax
12 73 (1.30%) AngularJS
13 61 (1.09%) SOAP
14 57 (1.02%) HTML5
15 46 (0.82%) React
16 45 (0.80%) Laravel
17 44 (0.79%) Node.js
18 37 (0.66%) Middleware
18 37 (0.66%) Vue.js
19 34 (0.61%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 685 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 451 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 338 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
4 302 (5.39%) Data Centre
5 179 (3.20%) User Experience
6 128 (2.29%) PMI
7 109 (1.95%) Public Cloud
8 85 (1.52%) Internet of Things
9 83 (1.48%) Driving Licence
9 83 (1.48%) Virtual Team
10 79 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 66 (1.18%) EPoS
12 62 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 56 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 54 (0.96%) Mobile App
15 50 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
16 45 (0.80%) NHS
17 41 (0.73%) FMCG
18 36 (0.64%) Data Structures
19 33 (0.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 520 (9.29%) Windows
2 292 (5.22%) Linux
3 221 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 98 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 97 (1.73%) Unix
6 68 (1.21%) Windows 10
7 64 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 37 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 34 (0.61%) Android
11 21 (0.38%) CentOS
12 16 (0.29%) Solaris
12 16 (0.29%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.27%) AIX
13 15 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
16 8 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.089%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,024 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,362 (24.33%) PRINCE2
3 980 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 834 (14.90%) ITIL
5 768 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
6 532 (9.50%) Scrum
7 470 (8.39%) Business Analysis
8 455 (8.13%) Change Management
9 430 (7.68%) Waterfall
10 396 (7.07%) SDLC
11 373 (6.66%) Mentoring
12 369 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 359 (6.41%) Service Delivery
14 343 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
15 331 (5.91%) Migration
16 302 (5.39%) Risk Management
17 300 (5.36%) Decision-Making
18 298 (5.32%) Coaching
19 290 (5.18%) Line Management
20 288 (5.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 675 (12.06%) SQL
2 338 (6.04%) C#
3 317 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 275 (4.91%) C
5 265 (4.73%) Java
6 160 (2.86%) PHP
7 136 (2.43%) PowerShell
8 129 (2.30%) Python
9 76 (1.36%) C++
10 55 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 48 (0.86%) VBA
12 45 (0.80%) TypeScript
13 40 (0.71%) VB.NET
14 39 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 30 (0.54%) VB
16 29 (0.52%) Bash Shell
17 28 (0.50%) ABAP
18 21 (0.38%) Ruby
19 20 (0.36%) Shell Script
20 16 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1,087 (19.41%) Degree
2 369 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 315 (5.63%) PMI Certification
4 296 (5.29%) PMP
5 216 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 207 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 153 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 146 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 133 (2.38%) APMP
10 114 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 109 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
12 99 (1.77%) CCNA
13 91 (1.63%) DV Cleared
14 75 (1.34%) CCNP
14 75 (1.34%) MCSA
15 72 (1.29%) ISEB
16 71 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
17 70 (1.25%) MCSE
18 68 (1.21%) TOGAF Certification
19 53 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 484 (8.64%) PMO
2 342 (6.11%) QA
3 164 (2.93%) SLA
4 128 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 121 (2.16%) GDPR
6 82 (1.46%) Data Quality
7 42 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 38 (0.68%) COBIT
9 36 (0.64%) ISO 9001
10 35 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 23 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
11 23 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 16 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.23%) NIST
14 8 (0.14%) GAMP
14 8 (0.14%) HL7
15 7 (0.13%) NCSC
15 7 (0.13%) P3O
16 6 (0.11%) NEBOSH
16 6 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 348 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 246 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 76 (1.36%) Docker
5 46 (0.82%) XenApp
6 40 (0.71%) Firmware
7 39 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 31 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 28 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (0.36%) vSphere
13 19 (0.34%) VMware NSX
14 17 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (0.21%) NFS
16 9 (0.16%) HDFS
17 8 (0.14%) Apache Flume
18 7 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 6 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
20 5 (0.089%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 95 (1.70%) SCCM
2 43 (0.77%) SCOM
3 35 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 35 (0.63%) Puppet
4 29 (0.52%) IBM BigFix
5 26 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
6 25 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 25 (0.45%) vRealize
7 18 (0.32%) vCenter Server
8 17 (0.30%) FortiGate
8 17 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (0.30%) Terraform
9 15 (0.27%) NetBackup
10 14 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
10 14 (0.25%) SCVMM
11 13 (0.23%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (0.16%) WSUS
14 8 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1,032 (18.43%) Microsoft
2 341 (6.09%) VMware
3 334 (5.97%) SAP
4 266 (4.75%) Cisco
5 257 (4.59%) Oracle
6 184 (3.29%) Citrix
7 87 (1.55%) IBM
8 73 (1.30%) HP
9 68 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 58 (1.04%) NetApp
11 57 (1.02%) CheckPoint
11 57 (1.02%) Juniper
12 54 (0.96%) Tableau
13 48 (0.86%) Adobe
14 46 (0.82%) Dell
15 45 (0.80%) Google
16 42 (0.75%) Veeam
17 40 (0.71%) F5
18 38 (0.68%) EMC
18 38 (0.68%) Palo Alto