Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 73 70
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 2,886 4,284 5,931
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.42% 3.90% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 4.23% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,198 3,135 4,367
10th Percentile £37,434 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,875 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,593 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.09% -1.73% +5.00%

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 78,066 101,391 137,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.48% 92.19% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59,996 81,496 108,890
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 -17 2,540 £57,500 -0.43% 538
UK excluding London -15 1,469 £50,000 -3.09% 395
London -25 1,119 £70,000 +7.69% 179
Work from Home -43 499 £61,250 -2.00% 87
South East -3 425 £55,000 - 80
North of England -24 321 £49,127 -1.75% 122
Midlands -7 319 £47,500 -9.52% 66
West Midlands -1 220 £47,500 -13.64% 52
South West -21 197 £47,500 - 50
North West +9 150 £50,000 - 63
Yorkshire -35 150 £47,500 -5.00% 44
Scotland +2 99 £50,000 +5.26% 28
East Midlands -19 99 £45,000 -5.26% 13
East of England -26 80 £57,500 +9.52% 36
Wales -9 26 £47,500 -5.00% 11
North East -2 21 £52,609 +6.32% 15
Northern Ireland +2 3 £60,000 +45.45% 4

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 1,137 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
2 964 (33.40%) Project Management
3 753 (26.09%) Finance
4 743 (25.74%) Microsoft
5 723 (25.05%) Azure
6 476 (16.49%) AWS
7 461 (15.97%) SQL
8 402 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 384 (13.31%) DevOps
10 376 (13.03%) Windows
11 349 (12.09%) Migration
12 346 (11.99%) Microsoft 365
13 343 (11.88%) Scrum
14 318 (11.02%) Degree
15 305 (10.57%) PRINCE2
16 298 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
17 271 (9.39%) Active Directory
18 239 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
19 238 (8.25%) Python
20 237 (8.21%) Business Analysis
21 234 (8.11%) SQL Server
22 232 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
22 232 (8.04%) Windows Server
23 231 (8.00%) Java
24 229 (7.93%) ITIL
25 228 (7.90%) Analytics
26 223 (7.73%) Oracle
27 214 (7.42%) VMware
28 211 (7.31%) Change Management
29 207 (7.17%) Microservices

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
1 154 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 106 (3.67%) Confluence
3 76 (2.63%) CMS
4 52 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 44 (1.52%) IIS
6 39 (1.35%) SAS
7 27 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 27 (0.94%) Drupal
8 19 (0.66%) WordPress
9 14 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.38%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.31%) Anypoint
12 9 (0.31%) Apache
13 8 (0.28%) nginx
14 7 (0.24%) CloudStack
15 6 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 145 (5.02%) Microsoft Office
2 138 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 114 (3.95%) Microsoft Project
4 59 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 57 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.17%) SPSS
8 3 (0.10%) Figma
8 3 (0.10%) Sketch
9 2 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.069%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.035%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.035%) Mingle
10 1 (0.035%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 43 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
2 42 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
4 23 (0.80%) Magento
5 22 (0.76%) Shopify
6 20 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
6 20 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
7 19 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
8 18 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
9 16 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
10 15 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
10 15 (0.52%) NetSuite
10 15 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
11 14 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 13 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
12 13 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 12 (0.42%) SAP SCM
14 11 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
15 6 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
15 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 723 (25.05%) Azure
2 476 (16.49%) AWS
3 346 (11.99%) Microsoft 365
4 176 (6.10%) SaaS
5 147 (5.09%) Serverless
6 142 (4.92%) Power Platform
7 104 (3.60%) PaaS
8 103 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 88 (3.05%) IaaS
10 85 (2.95%) GCP
11 81 (2.81%) Dynamics 365
12 63 (2.18%) Amazon ECS
13 60 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
14 58 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
15 48 (1.66%) OneDrive
16 44 (1.52%) Azure Logic Apps
17 35 (1.21%) PowerApps
18 26 (0.90%) Power Automate
19 25 (0.87%) GitHub
20 23 (0.80%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 178 (6.17%) Firewall
2 93 (3.22%) DNS
3 84 (2.91%) WAN
4 64 (2.22%) LAN
5 51 (1.77%) DHCP
6 47 (1.63%) VPN
7 43 (1.49%) Network Security
8 38 (1.32%) TCP/IP
9 33 (1.14%) SAN
9 33 (1.14%) Wireless
10 31 (1.07%) VLAN
11 27 (0.94%) Internet
12 26 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
12 26 (0.90%) SSL
13 23 (0.80%) Unified Communications
13 23 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
14 21 (0.73%) Software-Defined Radio
14 21 (0.73%) VoIP
15 20 (0.69%) BGP
16 18 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 128 (4.44%) MySQL
3 109 (3.78%) Power BI
4 86 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 81 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
6 80 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
7 78 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 69 (2.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 69 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 64 (2.22%) Big Data
10 60 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 57 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 56 (1.94%) Amazon Aurora
13 40 (1.39%) Hadoop
13 40 (1.39%) Tableau
14 32 (1.11%) NoSQL
15 28 (0.97%) QlikView
16 23 (0.80%) Qlik Sense
17 21 (0.73%) MongoDB
18 20 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 198 (6.86%) JIRA
2 124 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 92 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 30 (1.04%) GitLab
5 18 (0.62%) Bitbucket
6 16 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (0.42%) Gradle
8 12 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.38%) JMeter
9 11 (0.38%) LoadRunner
9 11 (0.38%) Maven
9 11 (0.38%) Postman
9 11 (0.38%) Selenium
9 11 (0.38%) SpecFlow
9 11 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (0.31%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.28%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.28%) eggPlant
11 8 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 753 (26.09%) Finance
2 175 (6.06%) Banking
3 174 (6.03%) Public Sector
4 124 (4.30%) Retail
5 123 (4.26%) Marketing
6 116 (4.02%) Telecoms
7 93 (3.22%) Manufacturing
8 70 (2.43%) Legal
9 65 (2.25%) Law
10 53 (1.84%) Electronics
11 45 (1.56%) Games
12 42 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 35 (1.21%) Local Government
14 26 (0.90%) Automotive
15 25 (0.87%) Advertising
16 24 (0.83%) General Ledger
17 23 (0.80%) Back Office
18 21 (0.73%) Front Office
19 20 (0.69%) Investment Banking
20 19 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 540 (18.71%) Project Manager
2 335 (11.61%) Analyst
3 274 (9.49%) Architect
4 272 (9.42%) Developer
5 270 (9.36%) Consultant
6 201 (6.96%) Business Analyst
7 178 (6.17%) IT Manager
8 115 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
9 114 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
10 104 (3.60%) IT Project Manager
11 88 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 85 (2.95%) Senior Manager
13 80 (2.77%) DevOps Engineer
14 77 (2.67%) AWS Engineer
15 74 (2.56%) Software Project Manager
16 71 (2.46%) Software Engineer
17 69 (2.39%) Senior Project Manager
18 68 (2.36%) Azure Engineer
19 65 (2.25%) Programmer
20 64 (2.22%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (4.82%) .NET
2 135 (4.68%) Web Services
3 131 (4.54%) HTML
4 101 (3.50%) CSS
5 61 (2.11%) AngularJS
5 61 (2.11%) REST
6 58 (2.01%) React
7 56 (1.94%) gRPC
8 50 (1.73%) HTML5
9 49 (1.70%) Node.js
10 46 (1.59%) .NET Core
11 44 (1.52%) ASP.NET
11 44 (1.52%) jQuery
12 40 (1.39%) XML
13 36 (1.25%) SOAP
14 34 (1.18%) JSON
14 34 (1.18%) RESTful
15 33 (1.14%) J2EE
16 26 (0.90%) .NET Framework
16 26 (0.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 239 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 111 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 101 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 86 (2.98%) Organisational Skills
6 83 (2.88%) User Experience
7 77 (2.67%) Hedge funds
8 61 (2.11%) Pricing Data
9 51 (1.77%) Public Cloud
10 50 (1.73%) Cloud Native
11 44 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
12 39 (1.35%) Life Science
12 39 (1.35%) Mobile App
13 36 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
14 35 (1.21%) Virtual Team
15 31 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
16 30 (1.04%) PMI
17 27 (0.94%) Derivative
18 25 (0.87%) iPad
19 23 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 376 (13.03%) Windows
2 232 (8.04%) Windows Server
3 180 (6.24%) Linux
4 55 (1.91%) Windows Server 2016
5 50 (1.73%) Windows 10
6 46 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (1.46%) Windows Server 2019
8 39 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 39 (1.35%) Unix
9 30 (1.04%) Alpine Linux
10 29 (1.00%) Android
11 24 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.28%) VMS
15 7 (0.24%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,137 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
2 964 (33.40%) Project Management
3 402 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 384 (13.31%) DevOps
5 349 (12.09%) Migration
6 343 (11.88%) Scrum
7 305 (10.57%) PRINCE2
8 298 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
9 237 (8.21%) Business Analysis
10 232 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
11 229 (7.93%) ITIL
12 228 (7.90%) Analytics
13 211 (7.31%) Change Management
14 207 (7.17%) Microservices
15 203 (7.03%) Service Delivery
16 197 (6.83%) Coaching
16 197 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
17 196 (6.79%) Mentoring
18 193 (6.69%) SDLC
18 193 (6.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 461 (15.97%) SQL
2 238 (8.25%) Python
3 231 (8.00%) Java
4 191 (6.62%) JavaScript
5 169 (5.86%) PowerShell
6 148 (5.13%) C#
7 78 (2.70%) C
8 61 (2.11%) PHP
9 44 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 36 (1.25%) R
11 32 (1.11%) TypeScript
12 24 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 23 (0.80%) Scala
14 21 (0.73%) ES6
15 20 (0.69%) Kotlin
16 17 (0.59%) Go
17 13 (0.45%) Apex Code
18 12 (0.42%) C++
18 12 (0.42%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 318 (11.02%) Degree
2 201 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 112 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 63 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 60 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (1.91%) PMP
8 46 (1.59%) CISSP
9 45 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
10 36 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 35 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
11 35 (1.21%) DV Cleared
11 35 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
12 32 (1.11%) CCNA
13 31 (1.07%) CISM
14 30 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 27 (0.94%) CCNP
16 19 (0.66%) CEH
16 19 (0.66%) MCSE
17 17 (0.59%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (4.95%) PMO
2 138 (4.78%) QA
3 93 (3.22%) SLA
4 60 (2.08%) GDPR
5 57 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 50 (1.73%) Data Quality
7 38 (1.32%) NIST
8 15 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (0.45%) GRC
10 9 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.24%) Good Clinical Practice
11 7 (0.24%) P3O
12 6 (0.21%) MiFID
13 5 (0.17%) COSO
13 5 (0.17%) EMIR
13 5 (0.17%) ISO 20022
13 5 (0.17%) NIST 800
13 5 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 271 (9.39%) Active Directory
2 142 (4.92%) Docker
3 138 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 30 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 24 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 22 (0.76%) vSphere
7 22 (0.76%) XenApp
8 21 (0.73%) Firmware
9 13 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (0.17%) LXC
11 5 (0.17%) vCloud
12 4 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.14%) Varnish
12 4 (0.14%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.035%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 156 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 113 (3.92%) Terraform
3 81 (2.81%) Ansible
4 66 (2.29%) SCCM
5 64 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 40 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (1.35%) Puppet
8 18 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
9 17 (0.59%) SCOM
10 12 (0.42%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.28%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
12 7 (0.24%) CASB
12 7 (0.24%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.21%) Grafana
14 5 (0.17%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (0.17%) Nagios
14 5 (0.17%) RSA Archer
15 4 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 743 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 223 (7.73%) Oracle
3 214 (7.42%) VMware
4 157 (5.44%) SAP
5 129 (4.47%) Cisco
6 95 (3.29%) Citrix
7 88 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
8 72 (2.49%) Google
9 63 (2.18%) ServiceNow
10 57 (1.98%) Sybase
11 50 (1.73%) Veeam
12 44 (1.52%) Atlassian
13 40 (1.39%) EMC
14 38 (1.32%) HP
15 32 (1.11%) Dell
15 32 (1.11%) MuleSoft
16 31 (1.07%) JD Edwards
17 30 (1.04%) Meraki
18 27 (0.94%) Red Hat
19 26 (0.90%) Teradata