Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 74 79
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 5,478 6,726 6,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.94% 4.04% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.40% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4,013 4,923 4,939
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 128,133 152,793 163,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.11% 91.76% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 100,524 121,643 128,866
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Project Delivery in the UK

Project Delivery
Top 16 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 22 September 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
England +3 5,014 £55,000 - 530
UK excluding London +5 3,243 £50,000 - 435
London -14 2,026 £65,000 - 158
South East +23 1,101 £55,000 +3.77% 95
North of England -5 724 £47,500 -5.00% 109
Midlands -22 475 £49,500 -1.00% 78
South West +23 411 £55,000 +10.00% 43
North West -6 377 £47,500 +5.56% 55
West Midlands -14 348 £50,000 - 58
Yorkshire -13 306 £45,100 -9.80% 48
East of England -3 236 £55,000 +4.76% 47
Scotland -14 197 £47,500 +6.74% 46
East Midlands -28 126 £47,500 - 20
Wales +39 85 £45,000 -7.69% 12
North East +11 41 £46,250 +8.82% 6
Northern Ireland +3 19 £46,618 +16.54% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 2,287 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,765 (32.22%) Finance
3 1,711 (31.23%) Project Management
4 1,083 (19.77%) Microsoft
5 996 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 821 (14.99%) Azure
7 765 (13.96%) PRINCE2
8 701 (12.80%) Degree
9 659 (12.03%) Windows
10 620 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
11 588 (10.73%) ITIL
12 570 (10.41%) SQL
13 546 (9.97%) Migration
13 546 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
14 542 (9.89%) Scrum
15 498 (9.09%) AWS
16 476 (8.69%) Active Directory
17 475 (8.67%) Office 365
18 461 (8.42%) Waterfall
19 445 (8.12%) Business Analysis
20 441 (8.05%) Change Management
21 436 (7.96%) Retail
22 429 (7.83%) DevOps
23 427 (7.79%) Cisco
24 414 (7.56%) Presales
25 406 (7.41%) Service Delivery
26 396 (7.23%) VMware
27 385 (7.03%) QA
28 381 (6.96%) SAP
29 376 (6.86%) PMO

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
1 226 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 128 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 118 (2.15%) CMS
4 89 (1.62%) Apache
5 83 (1.52%) Confluence
6 76 (1.39%) IIS
7 58 (1.06%) SAS
7 58 (1.06%) WordPress
8 56 (1.02%) Skype for Business
9 45 (0.82%) Joomla!
10 43 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 38 (0.69%) Apache Spark
12 36 (0.66%) Tomcat
13 29 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
14 24 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 23 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 22 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
17 17 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.27%) Apache Solr
18 15 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 293 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
2 257 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 192 (3.50%) Microsoft Project
4 152 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 95 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.46%) InVision
7 23 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
7 23 (0.42%) Sketch
8 19 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.31%) SPSS
10 14 (0.26%) Chatbot
11 9 (0.16%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.073%) Gliffy
12 4 (0.073%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.055%) Abaqus
14 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.037%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.037%) MicroStation
14 2 (0.037%) Revit
14 2 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 91 (1.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 69 (1.26%) Magento
3 58 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 47 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
5 36 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
6 33 (0.60%) Front Arena
6 33 (0.60%) Markit EDM
6 33 (0.60%) thinkFolio
7 28 (0.51%) SAP ERP
8 19 (0.35%) SAP FI
9 18 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
9 18 (0.33%) SAP CO
9 18 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
10 16 (0.29%) NetSuite
11 15 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
12 13 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
13 12 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
14 11 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
14 11 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 11 (0.20%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 821 (14.99%) Azure
2 498 (9.09%) AWS
3 475 (8.67%) Office 365
4 217 (3.96%) SaaS
5 141 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 127 (2.32%) Power Platform
7 124 (2.26%) IaaS
8 115 (2.10%) PaaS
9 112 (2.04%) GCP
10 93 (1.70%) Serverless
11 48 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
12 46 (0.84%) Azure Functions
13 44 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
14 40 (0.73%) OneDrive
15 36 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
16 31 (0.57%) GitHub
17 29 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 27 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
19 26 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
19 26 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 302 (5.51%) Firewall
2 270 (4.93%) WAN
3 213 (3.89%) LAN
4 188 (3.43%) DNS
5 154 (2.81%) DHCP
6 134 (2.45%) VPN
7 122 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 113 (2.06%) Wireless
9 96 (1.75%) Network Security
10 89 (1.62%) MPLS
11 83 (1.52%) Internet
12 78 (1.42%) TCP/IP
13 76 (1.39%) VLAN
14 72 (1.31%) BGP
14 72 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
14 72 (1.31%) OSPF
15 68 (1.24%) SAN
15 68 (1.24%) Unified Communications
15 68 (1.24%) VoIP
16 64 (1.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 178 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 136 (2.48%) Big Data
4 121 (2.21%) Power BI
5 99 (1.81%) MySQL
6 90 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 83 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 77 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 75 (1.37%) Relational Database
10 72 (1.31%) Hadoop
11 68 (1.24%) NoSQL
12 52 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 50 (0.91%) QlikView
14 47 (0.86%) Data Lake
15 46 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (0.73%) SAP HANA
17 36 (0.66%) Cosmos DB
18 32 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (0.58%) RDBMS
19 31 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 277 (5.06%) JIRA
2 111 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 102 (1.86%) Jenkins
4 85 (1.55%) Visual Studio
5 36 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 33 (0.60%) Bitbucket
7 22 (0.40%) Selenium
8 21 (0.38%) Cucumber
9 19 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (0.33%) Subversion
11 15 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (0.26%) JMeter
13 12 (0.22%) gulp
13 12 (0.22%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.20%) Grunt
14 11 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (0.18%) Bower
15 10 (0.18%) GitLab
15 10 (0.18%) SoapUI
16 9 (0.16%) Travis CI
General
1 1,765 (32.22%) Finance
2 436 (7.96%) Retail
3 363 (6.63%) Banking
4 359 (6.55%) Public Sector
5 263 (4.80%) Marketing
6 244 (4.45%) Telecoms
7 164 (2.99%) Local Government
8 148 (2.70%) Manufacturing
9 98 (1.79%) Legal
10 90 (1.64%) Law
11 80 (1.46%) Electronics
12 73 (1.33%) Advertising
13 58 (1.06%) Front Office
14 53 (0.97%) Back Office
15 50 (0.91%) Billing
16 49 (0.89%) Police
17 43 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
18 42 (0.77%) Aerospace
19 37 (0.68%) Automotive
20 32 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,130 (20.63%) Project Manager
2 631 (11.52%) Analyst
3 540 (9.86%) Architect
4 450 (8.21%) Consultant
5 359 (6.55%) Developer
6 351 (6.41%) Business Analyst
7 291 (5.31%) IT Manager
8 265 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
9 252 (4.60%) Senior Manager
10 247 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 210 (3.83%) IT Project Manager
12 195 (3.56%) Delivery Manager
13 172 (3.14%) Senior Project Manager
14 139 (2.54%) Network Engineer
15 122 (2.23%) Infrastructure Manager
16 105 (1.92%) Agile Project Manager
17 104 (1.90%) Technical Manager
18 100 (1.83%) Software Project Manager
19 97 (1.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
20 91 (1.66%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (4.07%) .NET
2 219 (4.00%) HTML
3 183 (3.34%) CSS
4 158 (2.88%) XML
5 144 (2.63%) JSON
6 131 (2.39%) Web Services
7 123 (2.25%) jQuery
8 94 (1.72%) AngularJS
9 86 (1.57%) ASP.NET
10 71 (1.30%) SOAP
11 70 (1.28%) REST
12 65 (1.19%) Node.js
13 59 (1.08%) React
14 57 (1.04%) Ajax
15 52 (0.95%) Spring
16 50 (0.91%) Middleware
17 35 (0.64%) HTML5
17 35 (0.64%) Sass
18 33 (0.60%) Kafka
19 31 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 546 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 348 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 297 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
4 243 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 233 (4.25%) User Experience
6 139 (2.54%) Virtual Team
7 94 (1.72%) Public Cloud
8 89 (1.62%) PMI
9 82 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 82 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 63 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 63 (1.15%) Social Media
11 52 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
12 50 (0.91%) Fixed Income
13 48 (0.88%) Fibre Optics
14 47 (0.86%) NHS
15 45 (0.82%) Hedge funds
16 44 (0.80%) Driving Licence
17 42 (0.77%) Equities
18 40 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 659 (12.03%) Windows
2 370 (6.75%) Linux
3 347 (6.33%) Windows Server
4 175 (3.19%) Windows 10
5 169 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (1.50%) Android
8 81 (1.48%) Apple iOS
9 70 (1.28%) Unix
10 55 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 43 (0.78%) CentOS
12 36 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 36 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (0.60%) Debian
13 33 (0.60%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
16 11 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.073%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,287 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,711 (31.23%) Project Management
3 996 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 765 (13.96%) PRINCE2
5 620 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
6 588 (10.73%) ITIL
7 546 (9.97%) Migration
8 542 (9.89%) Scrum
9 461 (8.42%) Waterfall
10 445 (8.12%) Business Analysis
11 441 (8.05%) Change Management
12 429 (7.83%) DevOps
13 414 (7.56%) Presales
14 406 (7.41%) Service Delivery
15 370 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 364 (6.64%) Analytics
17 353 (6.44%) SDLC
18 339 (6.19%) Mentoring
19 308 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
19 308 (5.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 570 (10.41%) SQL
2 331 (6.04%) Java
3 298 (5.44%) JavaScript
4 269 (4.91%) Python
5 262 (4.78%) C#
6 219 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 171 (3.12%) C
8 125 (2.28%) C++
9 99 (1.81%) T-SQL
10 91 (1.66%) PHP
11 48 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 37 (0.68%) R
13 35 (0.64%) ABAP
14 31 (0.57%) VBScript
15 29 (0.53%) Go
15 29 (0.53%) TypeScript
16 25 (0.46%) PL/SQL
17 24 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 24 (0.44%) Shell Script
18 19 (0.35%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 701 (12.80%) Degree
2 286 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 279 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
4 217 (3.96%) PMI Certification
5 196 (3.58%) PMP
6 187 (3.41%) CCNP
7 158 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 156 (2.85%) CCNA
9 121 (2.21%) SC Cleared
10 102 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 99 (1.81%) MCSE
12 93 (1.70%) MCSA
13 84 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 69 (1.26%) CISSP
15 63 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
16 56 (1.02%) APMP
17 50 (0.91%) CCDP
17 50 (0.91%) CCIE
18 49 (0.89%) ISEB
18 49 (0.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 385 (7.03%) QA
2 376 (6.86%) PMO
3 142 (2.59%) SLA
4 95 (1.73%) Data Quality
5 55 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (0.97%) GDPR
7 42 (0.77%) HMG Infosec
7 42 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 42 (0.77%) JSP 440
8 34 (0.62%) NIST
9 25 (0.46%) ISO 9001
10 20 (0.37%) COBIT
11 19 (0.35%) PCI DSS
11 19 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 13 (0.24%) P3O
13 11 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 10 (0.18%) PMBOK
15 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.11%) ITGC
16 5 (0.091%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 476 (8.69%) Active Directory
2 233 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 88 (1.61%) Docker
5 85 (1.55%) vSphere
6 55 (1.00%) XenApp
7 51 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 46 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (0.55%) Firmware
9 30 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
10 25 (0.46%) VMware NSX
11 16 (0.29%) NFS
12 14 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (0.22%) pfSense
14 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 8 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.073%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.073%) Xen
Systems Management
1 164 (2.99%) SCCM
2 132 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 106 (1.94%) Terraform
4 77 (1.41%) Puppet
5 70 (1.28%) Kubernetes
6 69 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 57 (1.04%) Ansible
8 48 (0.88%) SCOM
9 40 (0.73%) Nessus
10 33 (0.60%) Nagios
11 30 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
12 29 (0.53%) FortiGate
12 29 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
13 27 (0.49%) WSUS
14 20 (0.37%) vRealize
15 16 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
16 15 (0.27%) AirWatch
17 14 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
18 12 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
19 10 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1,083 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 427 (7.79%) Cisco
3 396 (7.23%) VMware
4 381 (6.96%) SAP
5 349 (6.37%) Oracle
6 182 (3.32%) Citrix
7 154 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
8 126 (2.30%) HP
9 122 (2.23%) Google
10 118 (2.15%) Palo Alto
11 106 (1.94%) CheckPoint
12 88 (1.61%) Veeam
13 71 (1.30%) IBM
14 68 (1.24%) Dell
15 66 (1.20%) hybris
16 60 (1.10%) Juniper
17 56 (1.02%) Capita
18 55 (1.00%) Adobe
19 50 (0.91%) Fortinet
19 50 (0.91%) NetApp