Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 32 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 3,034 5,654 6,876
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.11% 6.91% 6.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 7.52% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,519 4,252 5,635
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,549
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 45,289 75,138 90,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.17% 91.79% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35,701 58,007 73,268
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Project Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Management in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 May 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 -3 1,079 £55,000 +4.76% 40
North of England -8 603 £47,500 - 53
Midlands -10 436 £47,500 - 40
South West +1 380 £50,000 +11.11% 36
West Midlands -7 332 £50,000 +5.26% 24
North West -14 317 £50,000 - 25
East of England +6 290 £52,372 -0.24% 35
Yorkshire +15 240 £47,500 +5.56% 22
Scotland +16 140 £45,000 -10.00% 11
East Midlands -23 100 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Wales -5 90 £45,000 +1.72% 8
North East -4 46 £43,327 -8.79% 6
Northern Ireland +10 18 £42,500 +18.06% 3
Channel Islands 0 4 - -
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1,142 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (24.62%) Finance
3 643 (21.19%) Microsoft
4 590 (19.45%) Degree
5 580 (19.12%) PRINCE2
6 490 (16.15%) Project Delivery
7 480 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 393 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
9 390 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
10 387 (12.76%) SQL
11 358 (11.80%) Scrum
12 353 (11.63%) ITIL
13 337 (11.11%) Azure
14 289 (9.53%) Windows
15 255 (8.40%) Waterfall
16 252 (8.31%) Business Analysis
17 244 (8.04%) Change Management
18 242 (7.98%) Mentoring
19 241 (7.94%) Management Information System
20 240 (7.91%) .NET
21 234 (7.71%) JavaScript
22 232 (7.65%) JIRA
23 230 (7.58%) SDLC
24 228 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
25 227 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
26 212 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
27 209 (6.89%) C#
28 204 (6.72%) Analytics
28 204 (6.72%) DevOps
29 201 (6.62%) SQL Server

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
1 113 (3.72%) Confluence
2 99 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 51 (1.68%) CMS
4 48 (1.58%) MS Exchange
5 30 (0.99%) IIS
6 29 (0.96%) SAS
7 21 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 18 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 18 (0.59%) WordPress
9 17 (0.56%) Apache
9 17 (0.56%) Skype for Business
10 16 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.46%) JBoss
12 11 (0.36%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.26%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.23%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.23%) Moodle
15 6 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.20%) Drupal
15 6 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 228 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
2 212 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 163 (5.37%) Microsoft Project
4 136 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 90 (2.97%) MS Visio
6 30 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.59%) InVision
8 14 (0.46%) Adobe XD
9 13 (0.43%) Zeplin
10 9 (0.30%) Photoshop
11 7 (0.23%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.23%) Simulink
11 7 (0.23%) Sketch
12 5 (0.16%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.066%) MicroStation
14 2 (0.066%) Revit
15 1 (0.033%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.033%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 61 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.99%) NetSuite
4 18 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.49%) Primavera
5 15 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.40%) Magento
7 10 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
7 10 (0.33%) SAP GTS
7 10 (0.33%) SAP MM
7 10 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
8 9 (0.30%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.30%) Workday HCM
9 7 (0.23%) SAP SD
9 7 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
10 6 (0.20%) Teamcenter
11 5 (0.16%) OpenCart
11 5 (0.16%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 337 (11.11%) Azure
2 200 (6.59%) Office 365
3 174 (5.74%) AWS
4 102 (3.36%) SaaS
5 60 (1.98%) Power Platform
6 45 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
6 45 (1.48%) GCP
7 42 (1.38%) GitHub
8 40 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
9 36 (1.19%) Serverless
10 33 (1.09%) PaaS
11 23 (0.76%) IaaS
12 22 (0.73%) Boomi
13 15 (0.49%) Slack
14 13 (0.43%) Google Analytics
14 13 (0.43%) npm
15 12 (0.40%) Trello
16 11 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 101 (3.33%) Firewall
2 71 (2.34%) WAN
3 62 (2.04%) Wireless
4 60 (1.98%) DNS
4 60 (1.98%) Internet
5 59 (1.94%) LAN
6 57 (1.88%) VoIP
7 51 (1.68%) DHCP
8 44 (1.45%) TCP/IP
9 41 (1.35%) VPN
10 39 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
11 32 (1.05%) MPLS
12 31 (1.02%) Intranet
13 29 (0.96%) Network Security
14 28 (0.92%) SAN
15 25 (0.82%) VLAN
16 20 (0.66%) Skype
17 18 (0.59%) NetScaler
18 17 (0.56%) LTE
19 16 (0.53%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 94 (3.10%) Relational Database
3 88 (2.90%) MySQL
4 66 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (1.94%) Power BI
6 57 (1.88%) Big Data
7 38 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 32 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (0.99%) QlikView
10 24 (0.79%) RDBMS
11 20 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (0.56%) MongoDB
13 17 (0.56%) SAP HANA
14 16 (0.53%) GIS
15 14 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (0.43%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 232 (7.65%) JIRA
2 91 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 79 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 45 (1.48%) Selenium
5 31 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (1.02%) TeamCity
6 23 (0.76%) Eclipse
7 21 (0.69%) Bitbucket
8 17 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (0.53%) GCC
10 15 (0.49%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.49%) Subversion
11 12 (0.40%) Axure RP
11 12 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (0.36%) Balsamiq
12 11 (0.36%) Jasmine
12 11 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (0.36%) NUnit
13 10 (0.33%) Grunt
General
1 747 (24.62%) Finance
2 188 (6.20%) Retail
3 153 (5.04%) Public Sector
4 129 (4.25%) Telecoms
5 122 (4.02%) Manufacturing
6 119 (3.92%) Marketing
7 55 (1.81%) Legal
8 44 (1.45%) Banking
9 43 (1.42%) Law
9 43 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 42 (1.38%) Advertising
10 42 (1.38%) Local Government
11 38 (1.25%) Back Office
12 24 (0.79%) Billing
13 23 (0.76%) Electronics
14 19 (0.63%) Aerospace
15 18 (0.59%) Games
16 15 (0.49%) French Language
16 15 (0.49%) German Language
17 13 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 797 (26.27%) Project Manager
2 358 (11.80%) Analyst
3 269 (8.87%) Developer
4 216 (7.12%) IT Manager
5 186 (6.13%) Consultant
6 158 (5.21%) Business Analyst
7 148 (4.88%) Senior Manager
8 119 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
9 118 (3.89%) Senior Project Manager
10 103 (3.39%) Architect
11 95 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
12 72 (2.37%) Junior
12 72 (2.37%) Systems Analyst
13 68 (2.24%) Technical Manager
14 62 (2.04%) Infrastructure Manager
15 61 (2.01%) Development Manager
16 58 (1.91%) Software Manager
17 56 (1.85%) .NET Developer
18 53 (1.75%) Service Manager
19 51 (1.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (7.91%) .NET
2 150 (4.94%) HTML
3 147 (4.85%) CSS
4 101 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 77 (2.54%) jQuery
6 74 (2.44%) Node.js
7 62 (2.04%) REST
8 61 (2.01%) ASP.NET
8 61 (2.01%) Web Services
9 59 (1.94%) HTML5
10 52 (1.71%) CSS3
11 49 (1.62%) XML
12 48 (1.58%) Vue.js
13 44 (1.45%) RESTful
14 43 (1.42%) Middleware
15 42 (1.38%) .NET Framework
16 41 (1.35%) JSON
17 38 (1.25%) Ajax
18 37 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
19 36 (1.19%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 393 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 241 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 169 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
4 116 (3.82%) User Experience
5 73 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 63 (2.08%) Virtual Team
7 54 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 51 (1.68%) PMI
9 49 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 42 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
11 26 (0.86%) Algorithms
12 23 (0.76%) Internet of Things
12 23 (0.76%) NHS
13 20 (0.66%) FMCG
13 20 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
14 19 (0.63%) Public Cloud
15 18 (0.59%) Life Science
16 16 (0.53%) CMDB
16 16 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 289 (9.53%) Windows
2 151 (4.98%) Linux
3 148 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 62 (2.04%) Unix
4 62 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 55 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (1.58%) Windows 10
7 34 (1.12%) Windows 8
8 31 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 26 (0.86%) Windows Server 2019
10 25 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.56%) Android
13 17 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.53%) AIX
15 9 (0.30%) Solaris
16 6 (0.20%) VxWorks
17 4 (0.13%) CentOS
17 4 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,142 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (19.12%) PRINCE2
3 490 (16.15%) Project Delivery
4 480 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 390 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
6 358 (11.80%) Scrum
7 353 (11.63%) ITIL
8 255 (8.40%) Waterfall
9 252 (8.31%) Business Analysis
10 244 (8.04%) Change Management
11 242 (7.98%) Mentoring
12 230 (7.58%) SDLC
13 227 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 204 (6.72%) Analytics
14 204 (6.72%) DevOps
15 196 (6.46%) Coaching
16 184 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
17 169 (5.57%) ERP
18 163 (5.37%) CRM
18 163 (5.37%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 387 (12.76%) SQL
2 234 (7.71%) JavaScript
3 209 (6.89%) C#
4 157 (5.17%) Java
5 146 (4.81%) C
6 110 (3.63%) Python
7 88 (2.90%) PHP
8 71 (2.34%) PowerShell
9 69 (2.27%) C++
10 45 (1.48%) TypeScript
11 37 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 33 (1.09%) Ruby
12 33 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 26 (0.86%) Perl
14 24 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 20 (0.66%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.53%) Embedded C
16 16 (0.53%) Scala
16 16 (0.53%) VB
17 12 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 590 (19.45%) Degree
2 183 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 131 (4.32%) PMP
4 128 (4.22%) PMI Certification
5 105 (3.46%) SC Cleared
6 64 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 64 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 58 (1.91%) APMP
8 53 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 42 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
12 36 (1.19%) DV Cleared
13 33 (1.09%) ISEB
14 29 (0.96%) CISSP
15 25 (0.82%) MCSE
16 24 (0.79%) CCNA
17 20 (0.66%) DBS Check
18 19 (0.63%) CISM
18 19 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (5.70%) QA
2 163 (5.37%) PMO
3 100 (3.30%) SLA
4 79 (2.60%) GDPR
5 60 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (0.92%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 18 (0.59%) COBIT
9 17 (0.56%) PCI DSS
10 15 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (0.26%) GxP
11 8 (0.26%) NIST
12 6 (0.20%) ISO 22301
12 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.20%) PMBOK
12 6 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.13%) IEC 62304
14 4 (0.13%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 121 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 68 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 49 (1.62%) Docker
5 33 (1.09%) vSphere
6 32 (1.05%) Firmware
7 28 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (0.76%) XenDesktop
9 22 (0.73%) XenApp
10 16 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.23%) iptables
12 5 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.13%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.13%) HDFS
13 4 (0.13%) Kamailio
14 3 (0.099%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.066%) KVM
15 2 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (1.52%) Puppet
2 32 (1.05%) Ansible
3 23 (0.76%) SCCM
4 21 (0.69%) Backup Exec
4 21 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.53%) Terraform
6 12 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.26%) WSUS
10 7 (0.23%) FortiGate
10 7 (0.23%) QRadar
11 6 (0.20%) Netcool
11 6 (0.20%) Salt
12 5 (0.16%) SCOM
13 4 (0.13%) Amdocs OSS
13 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.13%) Nagios
14 3 (0.099%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.099%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 643 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 160 (5.27%) SAP
3 153 (5.04%) VMware
4 136 (4.48%) Oracle
5 105 (3.46%) Cisco
6 66 (2.18%) HP
7 58 (1.91%) IBM
8 52 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (1.55%) Dell
10 45 (1.48%) Tableau
11 43 (1.42%) Citrix
12 38 (1.25%) Google
12 38 (1.25%) Juniper
13 34 (1.12%) Veeam
14 32 (1.05%) Adobe
15 28 (0.92%) ServiceNow
16 25 (0.82%) Blue Prism
16 25 (0.82%) Red Hat
17 24 (0.79%) Capita
18 23 (0.76%) Atlassian