Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 33 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 4,513 5,985 7,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.56% 7.08% 7.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 7.71% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,459 4,313 5,612
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
UK 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 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 62,543 77,631 93,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 90.87% 91.89% 91.58%
Number of salaries quoted 49,411 60,726 75,802
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 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 0 1,516 £55,000 +4.76% 291
North of England -7 892 £48,000 +2.18% 262
Midlands -6 699 £47,250 +5.00% 185
South West +1 546 £47,500 +5.56% 159
West Midlands -8 502 £47,500 +5.56% 108
East of England +8 491 £50,000 -4.76% 136
North West -12 459 £50,000 +3.09% 162
Yorkshire -3 373 £47,500 +9.20% 76
Scotland +4 211 £50,000 +5.26% 61
East Midlands +3 195 £47,000 +4.44% 77
Wales +9 141 £46,000 +15.00% 48
North East +13 60 £45,000 +16.13% 24
Northern Ireland +4 19 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Channel Islands - 4 - -
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 1,602 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1,243 (27.54%) Finance
3 868 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 836 (18.52%) Degree
5 830 (18.39%) Microsoft
6 718 (15.91%) Project Delivery
7 684 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
8 676 (14.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 579 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
10 553 (12.25%) SQL
11 521 (11.54%) ITIL
12 502 (11.12%) Scrum
13 435 (9.64%) Windows
14 407 (9.02%) Waterfall
15 404 (8.95%) Azure
16 398 (8.82%) Change Management
17 382 (8.46%) Mentoring
18 352 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
19 348 (7.71%) Retail
20 339 (7.51%) JavaScript
21 329 (7.29%) Business Analysis
22 326 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
23 324 (7.18%) SDLC
24 323 (7.16%) .NET
25 305 (6.76%) Management Information System
26 304 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
27 303 (6.71%) PMO
28 294 (6.51%) Analytics
29 288 (6.38%) Service Delivery
30 287 (6.36%) C#

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
1 156 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 131 (2.90%) Confluence
3 70 (1.55%) CMS
4 59 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 43 (0.95%) IIS
6 31 (0.69%) Skype for Business
7 27 (0.60%) Smallworld
8 23 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 23 (0.51%) SAS
9 20 (0.44%) Apache Solr
10 16 (0.35%) JBoss
11 14 (0.31%) Apache
12 12 (0.27%) WordPress
13 11 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (0.24%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.22%) Alfresco
14 10 (0.22%) Drupal
15 9 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 326 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 304 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
3 216 (4.79%) Microsoft Project
4 187 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 115 (2.55%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 35 (0.78%) InVision
8 22 (0.49%) Zeplin
9 20 (0.44%) Adobe XD
9 20 (0.44%) Sketch
10 10 (0.22%) Simulink
11 9 (0.20%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
13 4 (0.089%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.066%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.066%) SPSS
15 2 (0.044%) MicroStation
15 2 (0.044%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.044%) Revit
Business Applications
1 61 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (0.80%) SAP MM
4 35 (0.78%) NetSuite
5 32 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
6 20 (0.44%) Magento
7 19 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
8 16 (0.35%) SAP SD
9 14 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 14 (0.31%) Primavera
9 14 (0.31%) SAP ERP
9 14 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 14 (0.31%) SAP Retail
10 10 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
11 9 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
11 9 (0.20%) Teamcenter
12 8 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 404 (8.95%) Azure
2 273 (6.05%) Office 365
3 251 (5.56%) AWS
4 161 (3.57%) SaaS
5 95 (2.11%) Power Platform
6 68 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
7 51 (1.13%) GitHub
8 50 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 45 (1.00%) GCP
9 45 (1.00%) PaaS
10 34 (0.75%) Serverless
11 30 (0.66%) npm
12 28 (0.62%) IaaS
13 24 (0.53%) Amazon S3
14 21 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
15 18 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
15 18 (0.40%) OpenShift
16 17 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
17 16 (0.35%) Google Analytics
17 16 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 147 (3.26%) Firewall
1 147 (3.26%) WAN
2 146 (3.24%) Internet
3 127 (2.81%) LAN
4 119 (2.64%) Wireless
5 115 (2.55%) VoIP
6 109 (2.42%) DNS
7 97 (2.15%) TCP/IP
8 88 (1.95%) DHCP
9 53 (1.17%) VPN
10 51 (1.13%) MPLS
11 44 (0.97%) Intranet
12 43 (0.95%) SAN
13 42 (0.93%) VLAN
14 39 (0.86%) Extranet
14 39 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
15 35 (0.78%) Skype
16 31 (0.69%) Ethernet
16 31 (0.69%) Network Security
17 24 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 138 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 110 (2.44%) Big Data
4 97 (2.15%) MySQL
5 94 (2.08%) Power BI
6 73 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
7 61 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 47 (1.04%) QlikView
9 47 (1.04%) RDBMS
10 43 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (0.93%) GIS
12 34 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 34 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 31 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (0.64%) Hadoop
15 27 (0.60%) SAP HANA
16 26 (0.58%) Oracle Database
17 22 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
18 19 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 285 (6.32%) JIRA
2 136 (3.01%) Jenkins
3 130 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 62 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (0.82%) Selenium
5 37 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 33 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (0.64%) Eclipse
8 28 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 26 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
10 25 (0.55%) Subversion
11 23 (0.51%) Jasmine
12 22 (0.49%) Bitbucket
13 20 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
14 19 (0.42%) Cucumber
15 16 (0.35%) Axure RP
15 16 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
15 16 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
15 16 (0.35%) webpack
16 15 (0.33%) Balsamiq
General
1 1,243 (27.54%) Finance
2 348 (7.71%) Retail
3 241 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 207 (4.59%) Public Sector
5 200 (4.43%) Marketing
6 133 (2.95%) Manufacturing
7 127 (2.81%) Legal
8 71 (1.57%) Banking
9 57 (1.26%) Billing
10 53 (1.17%) Advertising
11 50 (1.11%) Automotive
12 49 (1.09%) Back Office
13 42 (0.93%) Law
14 41 (0.91%) Local Government
14 41 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
15 39 (0.86%) Aerospace
15 39 (0.86%) Electronics
16 36 (0.80%) Financial Institution
17 30 (0.66%) Games
18 26 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,224 (27.12%) Project Manager
2 508 (11.26%) Analyst
3 369 (8.18%) Developer
4 325 (7.20%) IT Manager
5 237 (5.25%) Consultant
6 225 (4.99%) Business Analyst
6 225 (4.99%) Senior Manager
7 195 (4.32%) IT Project Manager
8 174 (3.86%) Senior Project Manager
9 172 (3.81%) Architect
10 140 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
11 97 (2.15%) Infrastructure Manager
12 96 (2.13%) C# Developer
12 96 (2.13%) Technical Manager
13 94 (2.08%) Junior
14 90 (1.99%) Software Engineer
15 89 (1.97%) .NET Developer
16 81 (1.79%) Development Manager
16 81 (1.79%) Service Manager
17 80 (1.77%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (7.16%) .NET
2 210 (4.65%) CSS
3 201 (4.45%) HTML
4 138 (3.06%) Web Services
5 128 (2.84%) jQuery
6 127 (2.81%) AngularJS
7 112 (2.48%) ASP.NET
8 90 (1.99%) Node.js
9 77 (1.71%) RESTful
10 76 (1.68%) REST
11 63 (1.40%) HTML5
12 62 (1.37%) .NET Framework
13 59 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 55 (1.22%) JSON
15 53 (1.17%) CSS3
16 52 (1.15%) Vue.js
17 50 (1.11%) Angular 2
17 50 (1.11%) React
18 48 (1.06%) SOAP
19 47 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 579 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 305 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 237 (5.25%) Self-Motivation
4 199 (4.41%) User Experience
5 126 (2.79%) Data Centre
6 90 (1.99%) Driving Licence
6 90 (1.99%) Virtual Team
7 76 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 61 (1.35%) PMI
9 54 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 52 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 51 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
12 38 (0.84%) FMCG
13 36 (0.80%) Public Cloud
14 33 (0.73%) Internet of Things
15 31 (0.69%) CCTV
16 30 (0.66%) Client/Server
16 30 (0.66%) EPoS
17 27 (0.60%) Data Structures
17 27 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 435 (9.64%) Windows
2 284 (6.29%) Linux
3 183 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 132 (2.92%) Unix
5 52 (1.15%) Windows 10
6 48 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (0.53%) Windows 8
8 24 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 18 (0.40%) Android
11 16 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.22%) Solaris
12 10 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.16%) VxWorks
14 4 (0.089%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.066%) CentOS
15 3 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.066%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,602 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 868 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 718 (15.91%) Project Delivery
4 684 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
5 676 (14.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 521 (11.54%) ITIL
7 502 (11.12%) Scrum
8 407 (9.02%) Waterfall
9 398 (8.82%) Change Management
10 382 (8.46%) Mentoring
11 352 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 329 (7.29%) Business Analysis
13 324 (7.18%) SDLC
14 294 (6.51%) Analytics
15 288 (6.38%) Service Delivery
16 285 (6.32%) Coaching
17 254 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
17 254 (5.63%) Risk Management
18 250 (5.54%) DevOps
19 247 (5.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 553 (12.25%) SQL
2 339 (7.51%) JavaScript
3 287 (6.36%) C#
4 245 (5.43%) C
5 186 (4.12%) Java
6 148 (3.28%) Python
7 99 (2.19%) PHP
7 99 (2.19%) PowerShell
8 84 (1.86%) C++
9 72 (1.60%) TypeScript
10 65 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 41 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 36 (0.80%) Ruby
13 31 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 31 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 31 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 28 (0.62%) Scala
15 24 (0.53%) Perl
16 23 (0.51%) MATLAB
16 23 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 836 (18.52%) Degree
2 254 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 184 (4.08%) PMP
4 173 (3.83%) PMI Certification
5 158 (3.50%) SC Cleared
6 122 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 119 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 83 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 81 (1.79%) APMP
10 75 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 56 (1.24%) DV Cleared
12 55 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
13 54 (1.20%) CISSP
14 53 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
15 40 (0.89%) CISM
16 32 (0.71%) MCSE
17 31 (0.69%) CCNA
17 31 (0.69%) MCSA
18 29 (0.64%) DBS Check
18 29 (0.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (6.71%) PMO
2 254 (5.63%) QA
3 146 (3.24%) SLA
4 116 (2.57%) GDPR
5 102 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 77 (1.71%) Data Quality
7 33 (0.73%) NIST
8 26 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 25 (0.55%) ISO 9001
10 22 (0.49%) PCI DSS
11 20 (0.44%) COBIT
11 20 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 12 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
13 12 (0.27%) EMIR
13 12 (0.27%) MiFID
13 12 (0.27%) Solvency II
14 11 (0.24%) JSP 440
15 10 (0.22%) PMBOK
16 8 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 179 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 147 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 69 (1.53%) Docker
5 37 (0.82%) Firmware
6 28 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (0.62%) vSphere
7 27 (0.60%) XenApp
8 18 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.20%) HDFS
10 7 (0.16%) iptables
11 6 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.11%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.089%) Kamailio
13 4 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.066%) NFS
14 3 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.066%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 57 (1.26%) SCCM
2 49 (1.09%) Puppet
3 45 (1.00%) Ansible
4 32 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 28 (0.62%) Terraform
6 20 (0.44%) Backup Exec
7 18 (0.40%) WSUS
8 16 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
9 13 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (0.29%) SCOM
10 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 10 (0.22%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.20%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.18%) QRadar
14 7 (0.16%) Mesos
14 7 (0.16%) Nagios
14 7 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (0.16%) Salt
14 7 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 830 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 234 (5.19%) Oracle
3 226 (5.01%) SAP
4 191 (4.23%) VMware
5 174 (3.86%) Cisco
6 65 (1.44%) IBM
7 63 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 60 (1.33%) Tableau
9 58 (1.29%) Citrix
10 56 (1.24%) HP
11 54 (1.20%) Google
12 46 (1.02%) Adobe
12 46 (1.02%) Dell
13 36 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 35 (0.78%) CheckPoint
14 35 (0.78%) Juniper
15 34 (0.75%) WorldPay
16 32 (0.71%) hybris
17 31 (0.69%) Cognos
18 30 (0.66%) NEC