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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 86 85
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 7,836 3,952 2,959
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.36% 3.70% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 3.94% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,053 2,807 2,147
10th Percentile £38,386 £36,825 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.61% +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,900 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,593
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.09% -0.78%

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 171,218 100,289 73,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.33% 93.83% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 84,584 69,434 59,179
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,744 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in the UK

Project Delivery
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery.

Salary trend for Project Delivery in the UK

Project Delivery
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +17 6,640 £60,000 +4.35% 465
UK excluding London +45 4,133 £52,500 +5.00% 340
Work from Home +22 3,373 £60,000 - 140
London -19 2,784 £68,000 -2.86% 158
South East +49 1,201 £55,000 +4.76% 87
North of England +44 1,135 £50,000 +5.26% 73
Midlands +19 734 £52,500 +5.00% 63
North West +35 561 £50,000 - 36
West Midlands +17 552 £52,500 +5.00% 50
Yorkshire +46 487 £50,173 +11.49% 27
South West +37 425 £52,500 +10.53% 40
East of England -7 268 £55,000 - 34
Scotland -9 233 £49,000 +3.16% 36
East Midlands -4 162 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Wales +38 129 £50,000 +10.99% 7
North East +34 87 £50,000 -7.41% 10
Northern Ireland +11 33 £50,000 +96.08%

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 3,683 (47.00%) Agile
2 2,965 (37.84%) Social Skills
3 2,644 (33.74%) Project Management
4 2,262 (28.87%) Finance
5 2,020 (25.78%) Microsoft
6 1,257 (16.04%) Azure
7 1,240 (15.82%) Degree
8 1,228 (15.67%) Scrum
9 1,194 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 1,049 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
11 1,043 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
12 988 (12.61%) Waterfall
13 950 (12.12%) QA
14 904 (11.54%) PRINCE2
15 903 (11.52%) AWS
16 868 (11.08%) DevOps
17 782 (9.98%) Mentoring
18 767 (9.79%) SQL
19 722 (9.21%) Google
20 716 (9.14%) Coaching
21 695 (8.87%) Change Management
22 662 (8.45%) Security Cleared
23 640 (8.17%) Continuous Improvement
24 628 (8.01%) Software Testing
25 614 (7.84%) Presentation Skills
26 612 (7.81%) Risk Management
27 605 (7.72%) Microsoft 365
28 592 (7.55%) Service Delivery
29 587 (7.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
30 583 (7.44%) Migration

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
1 515 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 224 (2.86%) Confluence
3 142 (1.81%) CMS
4 76 (0.97%) Apache Spark
5 67 (0.86%) Umbraco
6 63 (0.80%) Apache
7 62 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 53 (0.68%) IIS
9 47 (0.60%) MS Exchange
9 47 (0.60%) SAS
10 43 (0.55%) Drupal
11 38 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 37 (0.47%) Headless CMS
13 36 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 29 (0.37%) MS Project Server
15 27 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 25 (0.32%) Tomcat
16 25 (0.32%) WordPress
17 23 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
18 20 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 537 (6.85%) Microsoft Project
2 387 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
3 383 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 320 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 281 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.19%) Stata
7 10 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.11%) Maple
8 9 (0.11%) Simulink
8 9 (0.11%) Sketch
9 8 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.089%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.051%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.051%) Windchill
12 3 (0.038%) Vensim
13 2 (0.026%) iWork
14 1 (0.013%) Blender
14 1 (0.013%) Gephi
14 1 (0.013%) InVision
14 1 (0.013%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 60 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
3 38 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 29 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 27 (0.34%) JDE OneWorld
6 20 (0.26%) Shopify
7 16 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 14 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
8 14 (0.18%) SAP SCM
9 13 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
9 13 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 11 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
12 9 (0.11%) Magento
12 9 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
12 9 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
12 9 (0.11%) SAP Business One
12 9 (0.11%) SAP HR
12 9 (0.11%) SAP IBP
13 8 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,257 (16.04%) Azure
2 903 (11.52%) AWS
3 605 (7.72%) Microsoft 365
4 375 (4.79%) SaaS
5 316 (4.03%) Power Platform
6 250 (3.19%) GCP
7 209 (2.67%) IaaS
8 205 (2.62%) PaaS
9 158 (2.02%) Serverless
10 147 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
11 131 (1.67%) Azure DevOps
12 130 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
13 117 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
14 99 (1.26%) OpenShift
15 91 (1.16%) GitHub
16 81 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
17 66 (0.84%) Azure Logic Apps
18 57 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
19 51 (0.65%) OneDrive
20 47 (0.60%) SAP Commerce Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 304 (3.88%) Firewall
2 235 (3.00%) WAN
3 215 (2.74%) DNS
4 188 (2.40%) LAN
5 158 (2.02%) DHCP
6 138 (1.76%) Wireless
7 136 (1.74%) TCP/IP
8 103 (1.31%) Network Security
9 101 (1.29%) VPN
10 92 (1.17%) Internet
11 88 (1.12%) SAN
12 86 (1.10%) SD-WAN
13 76 (0.97%) BGP
14 74 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
15 73 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
16 66 (0.84%) OSPF
17 50 (0.64%) Broadband
18 49 (0.63%) MPLS
19 47 (0.60%) HTTP
20 45 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 182 (2.32%) Power BI
3 171 (2.18%) Big Data
4 162 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
5 160 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 124 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 110 (1.40%) Tableau
8 104 (1.33%) NoSQL
9 93 (1.19%) MySQL
10 91 (1.16%) Hadoop
11 87 (1.11%) Data Lake
12 59 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
13 53 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 47 (0.60%) MongoDB
15 40 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 40 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
15 40 (0.51%) QlikView
15 40 (0.51%) RDBMS
16 38 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
17 34 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 466 (5.95%) JMeter
2 460 (5.87%) Zephyr
3 454 (5.79%) Rational Quality Manager
4 442 (5.64%) JIRA
5 340 (4.34%) Git (software)
6 163 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 59 (0.75%) CircleCI
8 51 (0.65%) Bitbucket
9 36 (0.46%) GitLab
9 36 (0.46%) Visual Studio
10 35 (0.45%) Selenium
10 35 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (0.40%) Maven
12 29 (0.37%) webpack
13 26 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 24 (0.31%) SpecFlow
15 23 (0.29%) Postman
16 22 (0.28%) Cucumber
17 19 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
18 18 (0.23%) Jasmine
General
1 2,965 (37.84%) Social Skills
2 2,262 (28.87%) Finance
3 1,043 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
4 614 (7.84%) Presentation Skills
5 587 (7.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 555 (7.08%) Marketing
7 415 (5.30%) Retail
8 399 (5.09%) Public Sector
9 368 (4.70%) Organisational Skills
10 347 (4.43%) Legal
11 345 (4.40%) Banking
12 313 (3.99%) Influencing Skills
13 210 (2.68%) Law
14 194 (2.48%) Telecoms
15 171 (2.18%) Manufacturing
16 159 (2.03%) Social Housing
17 154 (1.97%) Advertising
18 142 (1.81%) Games
19 136 (1.74%) Aviation
20 133 (1.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,803 (23.01%) Project Manager
2 703 (8.97%) Analyst
3 588 (7.50%) Senior Manager
4 524 (6.69%) Developer
5 523 (6.67%) Architect
6 500 (6.38%) Consultant
7 480 (6.13%) IT Manager
8 467 (5.96%) Senior Project Manager
9 464 (5.92%) QA Leader
10 406 (5.18%) IT Project Manager
11 369 (4.71%) Business Analyst
12 268 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
13 237 (3.02%) Delivery Manager
14 225 (2.87%) Graduate
15 218 (2.78%) Senior Developer
16 197 (2.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 155 (1.98%) Software Engineer
18 129 (1.65%) Senior Analyst
19 122 (1.56%) Programme Manager
20 118 (1.51%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (5.04%) React
2 387 (4.94%) HTML
3 345 (4.40%) .NET
4 327 (4.17%) Node.js
5 298 (3.80%) CSS
6 162 (2.07%) Spring
7 153 (1.95%) HTML5
8 152 (1.94%) JSON
9 144 (1.84%) REST
10 139 (1.77%) XML
11 132 (1.68%) AngularJS
12 123 (1.57%) ASP.NET
13 117 (1.49%) GraphQL
14 102 (1.30%) jQuery
15 87 (1.11%) SOAP
16 80 (1.02%) Web Services
17 77 (0.98%) React Native
17 77 (0.98%) Vue.js
18 76 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
19 75 (0.96%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 542 (6.92%) Virtual Team
2 424 (5.41%) User Experience
3 412 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 312 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
5 299 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 254 (3.24%) Cloud Native
7 162 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 153 (1.95%) Public Cloud
9 129 (1.65%) PMI
10 101 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 100 (1.28%) Driving Licence
12 91 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 82 (1.05%) Life Science
14 77 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
15 76 (0.97%) Blockchain
16 68 (0.87%) Legacy Systems
17 62 (0.79%) Cyberattack
18 61 (0.78%) Data Structures
19 58 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
19 58 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 538 (6.87%) Windows
2 435 (5.55%) Linux
3 251 (3.20%) Windows Server
4 162 (2.07%) Android
5 147 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 99 (1.26%) Windows 10
7 61 (0.78%) CentOS
8 56 (0.71%) Unix
9 47 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
10 42 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 30 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
13 25 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (0.27%) Kali Linux
14 21 (0.27%) VMS
14 21 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.15%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,683 (47.00%) Agile
2 2,644 (33.74%) Project Management
3 1,228 (15.67%) Scrum
4 1,194 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,049 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
6 988 (12.61%) Waterfall
7 904 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 868 (11.08%) DevOps
9 782 (9.98%) Mentoring
10 716 (9.14%) Coaching
11 695 (8.87%) Change Management
12 640 (8.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 628 (8.01%) Software Testing
14 612 (7.81%) Risk Management
15 592 (7.55%) Service Delivery
16 583 (7.44%) Migration
17 552 (7.04%) ITIL
18 544 (6.94%) Analytics
19 539 (6.88%) Software Engineering
20 521 (6.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 767 (9.79%) SQL
2 508 (6.48%) JavaScript
3 504 (6.43%) Python
4 476 (6.07%) Java
5 347 (4.43%) C#
6 219 (2.79%) C
7 194 (2.48%) PHP
8 191 (2.44%) TypeScript
9 152 (1.94%) PowerShell
10 151 (1.93%) R
11 107 (1.37%) T-SQL
12 102 (1.30%) C++
13 88 (1.12%) Bash
14 47 (0.60%) Kotlin
15 46 (0.59%) VBA
16 43 (0.55%) Apple Swift
17 31 (0.40%) Go
18 28 (0.36%) MATLAB
19 27 (0.34%) Scala
20 25 (0.32%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1,240 (15.82%) Degree
2 662 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 472 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 315 (4.02%) PMI Certification
5 212 (2.71%) PMP
6 183 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
7 164 (2.09%) DV Cleared
8 161 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 151 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 115 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 94 (1.20%) APMP
12 92 (1.17%) Master's Degree
13 90 (1.15%) CCNA
14 88 (1.12%) CCNP
15 87 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 83 (1.06%) MCSE
17 51 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
18 47 (0.60%) CISSP
19 45 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
20 44 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 950 (12.12%) QA
2 509 (6.50%) PMO
3 120 (1.53%) GDPR
4 113 (1.44%) SLA
5 104 (1.33%) Data Quality
6 102 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 84 (1.07%) Accessibility
8 53 (0.68%) NIST
9 42 (0.54%) NCSC
10 28 (0.36%) JSP 440
11 27 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 24 (0.31%) P3O
13 23 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 20 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 20 (0.26%) PCI DSS
15 19 (0.24%) RMADS
16 18 (0.23%) TickIT
17 14 (0.18%) CDISC
18 13 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
18 13 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 416 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 302 (3.85%) Docker
3 297 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 119 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 100 (1.28%) vSphere
6 50 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
8 34 (0.43%) XenApp
9 33 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.24%) VMware NSX
11 17 (0.22%) GlusterFS
12 13 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 13 (0.17%) XenDesktop
13 12 (0.15%) ProxySG
14 9 (0.11%) DFS Replication
15 8 (0.10%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.051%) Firmware
16 4 (0.051%) HDFS
16 4 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.026%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 460 (5.87%) HP Quality Center
2 457 (5.83%) HP ALM
3 319 (4.07%) Kubernetes
4 235 (3.00%) Terraform
5 178 (2.27%) Ansible
6 130 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
7 101 (1.29%) SCCM
8 71 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
9 64 (0.82%) Puppet
10 30 (0.38%) Nagios
11 29 (0.37%) FortiGate
12 25 (0.32%) vCenter Server
13 22 (0.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 21 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 19 (0.24%) WSUS
16 18 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
17 17 (0.22%) Nexpose
18 14 (0.18%) Grafana
19 13 (0.17%) SCOM
19 13 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,020 (25.78%) Microsoft
2 722 (9.21%) Google
3 539 (6.88%) IBM
4 538 (6.87%) HP
5 417 (5.32%) VMware
6 369 (4.71%) Cisco
7 296 (3.78%) Oracle
8 261 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
9 235 (3.00%) SAP
10 122 (1.56%) Citrix
11 93 (1.19%) Palo Alto
12 90 (1.15%) Apple
13 81 (1.03%) Meraki
14 69 (0.88%) F5
14 69 (0.88%) Red Hat
15 66 (0.84%) Dell
16 62 (0.79%) Civica
17 59 (0.75%) Atlassian
18 57 (0.73%) Juniper
19 56 (0.71%) Veeam