Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 73 75
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 4,778 5,988 6,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.88% 3.96% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 4.29% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3,513 4,378 4,908
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £89,800 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 113,176 139,595 161,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.92% 92.23% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 89,768 110,325 131,818
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in the UK

Project Delivery
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Project Delivery in the UK

Project Delivery
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Delivery over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Project Delivery in the UK

Project Delivery
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 26 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
England 0 4,357 £57,500 - 675
UK excluding London -5 2,415 £50,000 -4.76% 519
London +8 2,129 £65,000 -3.70% 201
South East -16 733 £55,000 +4.76% 137
North of England -4 506 £50,000 - 124
Midlands +8 444 £50,000 - 90
West Midlands 0 306 £52,500 -4.55% 52
South West +4 271 £47,500 -5.00% 69
Yorkshire +10 249 £50,000 +5.26% 57
East of England -3 235 £54,500 -5.22% 54
North West -14 223 £50,000 -1.48% 54
Scotland -3 137 £47,500 -5.00% 23
East Midlands +30 136 £45,000 -5.26% 36
Wales -3 82 £50,000 +13.64% 20
North East -19 34 £46,500 +9.41% 13
Isle of Man - 9 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland +17 8 £45,736 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 with a requirement for Project Delivery.

1 1,970 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,593 (33.34%) Project Management
3 1,479 (30.95%) Finance
4 931 (19.49%) Microsoft
5 915 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 872 (18.25%) Azure
7 665 (13.92%) PRINCE2
8 643 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
9 575 (12.03%) Windows
10 551 (11.53%) Degree
11 550 (11.51%) SQL
12 500 (10.46%) DevOps
13 476 (9.96%) Scrum
14 471 (9.86%) AWS
15 465 (9.73%) Migration
16 454 (9.50%) ITIL
17 435 (9.10%) Office 365
18 425 (8.89%) Business Analysis
19 422 (8.83%) Waterfall
20 418 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
21 368 (7.70%) Retail
22 362 (7.58%) Service Delivery
22 362 (7.58%) Active Directory
23 352 (7.37%) Change Management
24 351 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
25 350 (7.33%) QA
26 335 (7.01%) Presales
27 330 (6.91%) Analytics
28 306 (6.40%) Windows Server
29 298 (6.24%) JavaScript

Project Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 218 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 98 (2.05%) Confluence
3 85 (1.78%) CMS
4 57 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 56 (1.17%) IIS
6 48 (1.00%) Apache Spark
7 47 (0.98%) MS Exchange
8 29 (0.61%) Apache
9 23 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (0.48%) SAS
9 23 (0.48%) Umbraco
10 22 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 21 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 21 (0.44%) Drupal
11 21 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 20 (0.42%) WordPress
13 18 (0.38%) ArcGIS
13 18 (0.38%) OpenStack
14 17 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
15 15 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 241 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 214 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 174 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
4 104 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 76 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.38%) Chatbot
6 18 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.36%) SPSS
8 9 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.13%) Open Workbench
11 4 (0.084%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.063%) InVision
13 2 (0.042%) Abaqus
13 2 (0.042%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.042%) Sketch
14 1 (0.021%) Mingle
14 1 (0.021%) Revit
Business Applications
1 68 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
2 66 (1.38%) Markit EDM
3 55 (1.15%) Magento
4 53 (1.11%) Front Arena
5 52 (1.09%) thinkFolio
6 44 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 24 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
7 24 (0.50%) SAP CO
7 24 (0.50%) SAP FI
7 24 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 24 (0.50%) SAP MM
8 16 (0.33%) SAP BPC
8 16 (0.33%) SAP ERP
9 15 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
10 14 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
10 14 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 14 (0.29%) SAP Retail
11 12 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
11 12 (0.25%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 872 (18.25%) Azure
2 471 (9.86%) AWS
3 435 (9.10%) Office 365
4 257 (5.38%) SaaS
5 164 (3.43%) PaaS
6 142 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 129 (2.70%) IaaS
8 113 (2.37%) GCP
9 95 (1.99%) Power Platform
10 65 (1.36%) Serverless
11 41 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 41 (0.86%) GitHub
12 36 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
13 35 (0.73%) OpenShift
14 29 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
15 28 (0.59%) OneDrive
15 28 (0.59%) Trello
16 27 (0.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 26 (0.54%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 264 (5.53%) Firewall
2 250 (5.23%) WAN
3 183 (3.83%) LAN
4 143 (2.99%) DNS
5 126 (2.64%) VPN
6 118 (2.47%) Internet
7 117 (2.45%) DHCP
8 87 (1.82%) TCP/IP
9 85 (1.78%) Wireless
10 70 (1.47%) Skype
11 60 (1.26%) SAN
12 58 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
13 56 (1.17%) Unified Communications
14 50 (1.05%) Network Security
15 48 (1.00%) MPLS
16 47 (0.98%) SSL
17 44 (0.92%) BGP
18 42 (0.88%) NetScaler
19 40 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
20 38 (0.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 122 (2.55%) Big Data
3 80 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 77 (1.61%) Power BI
5 70 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 67 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 63 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 62 (1.30%) MySQL
9 60 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 59 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (0.80%) Apache Hive
12 35 (0.73%) QlikView
13 34 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
13 34 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (0.52%) Data Lake
15 24 (0.50%) Qlik Sense
16 22 (0.46%) MongoDB
16 22 (0.46%) RDBMS
17 20 (0.42%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 247 (5.17%) JIRA
2 145 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 79 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 78 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 39 (0.82%) Grunt
6 38 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (0.75%) Selenium
8 33 (0.69%) gulp
9 29 (0.61%) webpack
10 22 (0.46%) Bitbucket
11 21 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
11 21 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
12 20 (0.42%) Cucumber
13 19 (0.40%) GitLab
14 18 (0.38%) TeamCity
15 17 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (0.31%) Maven
17 14 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 14 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 11 (0.23%) JMeter
General
1 1,479 (30.95%) Finance
2 368 (7.70%) Retail
3 221 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 206 (4.31%) Banking
5 205 (4.29%) Public Sector
6 185 (3.87%) Marketing
7 144 (3.01%) Legal
8 111 (2.32%) Front Office
9 89 (1.86%) Law
10 76 (1.59%) Back Office
11 70 (1.47%) Local Government
12 59 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 41 (0.86%) Automotive
14 40 (0.84%) Advertising
15 37 (0.77%) Games
16 36 (0.75%) Billing
17 35 (0.73%) Police
18 30 (0.63%) Electronics
19 26 (0.54%) Aerospace
20 23 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,059 (22.16%) Project Manager
2 549 (11.49%) Analyst
3 401 (8.39%) Architect
4 391 (8.18%) Consultant
5 330 (6.91%) Developer
6 317 (6.63%) Business Analyst
7 298 (6.24%) IT Manager
8 229 (4.79%) Senior Manager
9 228 (4.77%) Delivery Manager
10 179 (3.75%) IT Project Manager
10 179 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
11 133 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
12 108 (2.26%) Technical Manager
13 102 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 93 (1.95%) Senior Developer
15 92 (1.93%) Cloud Architect
16 88 (1.84%) Service Manager
17 86 (1.80%) Junior
18 85 (1.78%) Software Project Manager
19 83 (1.74%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (5.02%) .NET
2 196 (4.10%) HTML
3 193 (4.04%) CSS
4 171 (3.58%) AngularJS
5 123 (2.57%) Node.js
6 111 (2.32%) jQuery
7 109 (2.28%) XML
8 108 (2.26%) React
9 87 (1.82%) JSON
9 87 (1.82%) Web Services
10 73 (1.53%) ASP.NET
11 65 (1.36%) Sass
12 60 (1.26%) RESTful
13 55 (1.15%) HTML5
14 54 (1.13%) .NET Framework
15 51 (1.07%) REST
16 37 (0.77%) Middleware
17 34 (0.71%) .NET Core
18 33 (0.69%) Vue.js
19 30 (0.63%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 418 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 271 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 267 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 253 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
5 170 (3.56%) User Experience
6 124 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 112 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 111 (2.32%) Virtual Team
9 98 (2.05%) Fixed Income
10 89 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 80 (1.67%) PMI
12 74 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 73 (1.53%) Derivative
14 70 (1.47%) Hedge funds
15 67 (1.40%) Mobile App
16 63 (1.32%) Equities
17 49 (1.03%) Private Cloud
18 43 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
19 41 (0.86%) Driving Licence
20 32 (0.67%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 575 (12.03%) Windows
2 306 (6.40%) Windows Server
3 261 (5.46%) Linux
4 140 (2.93%) Windows 10
5 73 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (1.47%) Unix
7 45 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 29 (0.61%) Android
11 28 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 26 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 26 (0.54%) Debian
13 25 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.29%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.25%) CentOS
17 8 (0.17%) VMS
18 6 (0.13%) Solaris
19 5 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,970 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,593 (33.34%) Project Management
3 915 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 665 (13.92%) PRINCE2
5 643 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
6 500 (10.46%) DevOps
7 476 (9.96%) Scrum
8 465 (9.73%) Migration
9 454 (9.50%) ITIL
10 425 (8.89%) Business Analysis
11 422 (8.83%) Waterfall
12 362 (7.58%) Service Delivery
13 352 (7.37%) Change Management
14 351 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
15 335 (7.01%) Presales
16 330 (6.91%) Analytics
17 284 (5.94%) Mentoring
18 282 (5.90%) Risk Management
19 272 (5.69%) SDLC
20 257 (5.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 550 (11.51%) SQL
2 298 (6.24%) JavaScript
3 257 (5.38%) C#
4 242 (5.06%) Python
5 226 (4.73%) Java
6 179 (3.75%) PowerShell
7 137 (2.87%) C
8 107 (2.24%) PHP
9 59 (1.23%) TypeScript
10 57 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 55 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 43 (0.90%) Scala
13 42 (0.88%) ES6
14 41 (0.86%) C++
15 37 (0.77%) Kotlin
16 35 (0.73%) R
17 30 (0.63%) VBScript
18 28 (0.59%) Ruby
19 22 (0.46%) VB
20 18 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 551 (11.53%) Degree
2 198 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 157 (3.29%) PMI Certification
4 136 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 129 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 126 (2.64%) SC Cleared
7 119 (2.49%) PMP
8 117 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 111 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 95 (1.99%) MCSA
11 89 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 86 (1.80%) CCNP
13 84 (1.76%) MCSE
14 71 (1.49%) CCNA
15 67 (1.40%) CISSP
16 43 (0.90%) APMP
17 42 (0.88%) CISM
18 37 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
19 36 (0.75%) Master's Degree
20 34 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (7.33%) QA
2 293 (6.13%) PMO
3 138 (2.89%) SLA
4 83 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 77 (1.61%) Data Quality
6 61 (1.28%) GDPR
7 27 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 22 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 21 (0.44%) ISO 9001
10 18 (0.38%) NIST
11 16 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 15 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.21%) COBIT
14 9 (0.19%) CESG Infosec
14 9 (0.19%) P3O
15 7 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
15 7 (0.15%) JSP 440
16 6 (0.13%) ISO 20022
16 6 (0.13%) SEPA
16 6 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 362 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 192 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (3.03%) Docker
4 73 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 54 (1.13%) vSphere
6 53 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 50 (1.05%) XenApp
8 49 (1.03%) XenDesktop
9 24 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 20 (0.42%) Firmware
11 14 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (0.15%) HDFS
13 7 (0.15%) ProxySG
14 6 (0.13%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.10%) GlusterFS
15 5 (0.10%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 161 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 129 (2.70%) SCCM
3 116 (2.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 92 (1.93%) Ansible
4 92 (1.93%) Terraform
5 84 (1.76%) Puppet
6 76 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
7 49 (1.03%) WSUS
8 26 (0.54%) SCOM
9 24 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
10 23 (0.48%) vRealize
11 22 (0.46%) Packer
12 20 (0.42%) Nessus
13 19 (0.40%) XenMobile
14 17 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
15 12 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
15 12 (0.25%) Mesos
15 12 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
15 12 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 12 (0.25%) yum
Vendors
1 931 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 281 (5.88%) VMware
3 253 (5.30%) Cisco
4 225 (4.71%) SAP
5 211 (4.42%) Oracle
6 148 (3.10%) Google
7 135 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
8 131 (2.74%) Citrix
9 64 (1.34%) HP
10 63 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 53 (1.11%) CheckPoint
12 52 (1.09%) Calypso
12 52 (1.09%) Charles River
13 51 (1.07%) SimCorp
14 50 (1.05%) FIS
15 47 (0.98%) Bloomberg
15 47 (0.98%) IBM
16 44 (0.92%) Palo Alto
17 40 (0.84%) Informatica
18 38 (0.80%) NetApp