Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 72 77
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 3,378 5,774 6,674
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.88% 4.04% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 4.38% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,665 4,293 5,084
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,825
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,950 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.95% +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 80,362 131,748 158,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.27% 92.24% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63,702 103,166 127,091
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 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 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Project Delivery in the UK

Project Delivery
Top 18 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 4 June 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 -5 3,110 £58,500 +1.74% 164
UK excluding London -12 1,709 £52,000 -0.95% 115
London +13 1,516 £65,000 -3.70% 56
South East -21 542 £55,000 - 28
North of England -8 376 £50,000 +5.26% 27
Midlands +7 308 £52,500 +5.00% 21
Work from Home +47 270 £65,000 - 17
South West +6 217 £51,593 +3.19% 19
Yorkshire +23 198 £50,000 +10.86% 9
West Midlands 0 197 £55,000 +10.00% 14
North West -38 151 £50,000 - 13
East of England -4 131 £55,000 -4.35% 13
East Midlands +54 109 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Scotland -11 72 £42,500 -19.05% 2
Wales -8 58 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North East -12 27 £43,750 -2.78% 5
Isle of Man - 9 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland +4 3 £39,750 +7.32% 2

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 1,444 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,074 (31.79%) Project Management
3 1,002 (29.66%) Finance
4 757 (22.41%) Microsoft
5 684 (20.25%) Azure
6 618 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 470 (13.91%) Windows
8 456 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
9 453 (13.41%) PRINCE2
10 419 (12.40%) SQL
11 399 (11.81%) Degree
12 386 (11.43%) Scrum
13 381 (11.28%) DevOps
14 370 (10.95%) AWS
15 321 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
16 319 (9.44%) Office 365
17 318 (9.41%) ITIL
18 295 (8.73%) Migration
19 287 (8.50%) Waterfall
20 280 (8.29%) Active Directory
21 275 (8.14%) VMware
21 275 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
22 257 (7.61%) Windows Server
23 247 (7.31%) Business Analysis
24 241 (7.13%) Analytics
25 239 (7.08%) Retail
26 236 (6.99%) Software Delivery
27 231 (6.84%) SDLC
28 227 (6.72%) Presales
29 223 (6.60%) JIRA

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
1 133 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 118 (3.49%) Confluence
3 95 (2.81%) CMS
4 45 (1.33%) IIS
5 44 (1.30%) Skype for Business
6 36 (1.07%) Apache Spark
7 34 (1.01%) MS Exchange
8 29 (0.86%) Apache
9 21 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
9 21 (0.62%) WordPress
10 19 (0.56%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.53%) OpenStack
11 18 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 17 (0.50%) ArcGIS
13 15 (0.44%) Drupal
13 15 (0.44%) Joomla!
14 14 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 171 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 161 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 121 (3.58%) Microsoft Project
4 86 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 55 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.47%) SPSS
7 13 (0.38%) Sketch
7 13 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.18%) Open Workbench
10 4 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.089%) Abaqus
12 2 (0.059%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.059%) Marvel
13 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.030%) InVision
13 1 (0.030%) Mingle
13 1 (0.030%) Revit
Business Applications
1 54 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.15%) Magento
2 39 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
3 31 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
4 26 (0.77%) Markit EDM
5 22 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
6 20 (0.59%) SAP ERP
7 18 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (0.44%) Front Arena
8 15 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 14 (0.41%) thinkFolio
10 13 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
11 12 (0.36%) PolarLake
12 11 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 10 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
14 8 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 684 (20.25%) Azure
2 370 (10.95%) AWS
3 319 (9.44%) Office 365
4 200 (5.92%) SaaS
5 129 (3.82%) PaaS
6 99 (2.93%) IaaS
7 92 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 89 (2.63%) GCP
9 72 (2.13%) Power Platform
10 51 (1.51%) Serverless
11 37 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (0.83%) GitHub
13 27 (0.80%) OpenShift
14 26 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
15 23 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
16 21 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 20 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
18 19 (0.56%) PowerApps
19 17 (0.50%) Logic Apps
20 14 (0.41%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 192 (5.68%) WAN
2 183 (5.42%) Firewall
3 107 (3.17%) DNS
4 98 (2.90%) LAN
5 92 (2.72%) DHCP
6 83 (2.46%) VPN
7 81 (2.40%) Internet
7 81 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
8 51 (1.51%) SSL
9 50 (1.48%) TCP/IP
10 47 (1.39%) BGP
11 46 (1.36%) SAN
12 45 (1.33%) Skype
13 44 (1.30%) Unified Communications
14 42 (1.24%) MPLS
15 40 (1.18%) OSPF
16 33 (0.98%) Wireless
17 32 (0.95%) Network Security
18 28 (0.83%) NetScaler
18 28 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 82 (2.43%) Big Data
3 68 (2.01%) MySQL
4 63 (1.87%) NoSQL
4 63 (1.87%) Power BI
5 62 (1.84%) Relational Database
6 52 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
7 44 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (1.18%) Hadoop
10 38 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
11 33 (0.98%) Apache Hive
11 33 (0.98%) Data Lake
12 29 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (0.80%) MongoDB
14 26 (0.77%) Oracle Database
15 21 (0.62%) RDBMS
15 21 (0.62%) SAP HANA
16 17 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 223 (6.60%) JIRA
2 106 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 94 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 35 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 34 (1.01%) Selenium
6 31 (0.92%) webpack
7 30 (0.89%) Visual Studio
8 26 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (0.71%) Grunt
9 24 (0.71%) gulp
10 20 (0.59%) Bitbucket
11 19 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
12 18 (0.53%) GitLab
12 18 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (0.44%) SoapUI
14 14 (0.41%) JMeter
14 14 (0.41%) Subversion
14 14 (0.41%) TeamCity
15 12 (0.36%) Postman
16 11 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,002 (29.66%) Finance
2 239 (7.08%) Retail
3 147 (4.35%) Marketing
4 133 (3.94%) Public Sector
5 120 (3.55%) Legal
6 113 (3.35%) Banking
6 113 (3.35%) Telecoms
7 68 (2.01%) Law
8 62 (1.84%) Front Office
9 57 (1.69%) Local Government
10 53 (1.57%) Back Office
11 46 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 32 (0.95%) Police
13 29 (0.86%) Automotive
14 27 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 26 (0.77%) Games
16 21 (0.62%) Billing
17 20 (0.59%) Advertising
18 19 (0.56%) Aerospace
19 15 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 685 (20.28%) Project Manager
2 407 (12.05%) Analyst
3 270 (7.99%) Architect
4 256 (7.58%) Consultant
5 249 (7.37%) Developer
6 217 (6.42%) Business Analyst
7 169 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
8 168 (4.97%) IT Manager
9 136 (4.03%) Senior Manager
10 134 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
11 106 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 84 (2.49%) Senior Project Manager
13 77 (2.28%) Technical Manager
14 75 (2.22%) IT Project Manager
15 74 (2.19%) Software Project Manager
16 69 (2.04%) Network Engineer
17 64 (1.89%) Senior Developer
18 63 (1.87%) Infrastructure Manager
19 60 (1.78%) Junior
20 59 (1.75%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (5.89%) .NET
2 171 (5.06%) HTML
3 170 (5.03%) CSS
4 113 (3.35%) AngularJS
5 109 (3.23%) Web Services
6 91 (2.69%) XML
7 83 (2.46%) jQuery
8 76 (2.25%) React
9 71 (2.10%) Node.js
10 55 (1.63%) REST
11 51 (1.51%) JSON
12 40 (1.18%) ASP.NET
13 37 (1.10%) .NET Framework
14 36 (1.07%) Middleware
14 36 (1.07%) RESTful
14 36 (1.07%) Sass
15 33 (0.98%) .NET Core
16 31 (0.92%) HTML5
17 26 (0.77%) SOAP
18 22 (0.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 321 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (6.28%) Data Centre
3 165 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 151 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
5 103 (3.05%) User Experience
6 91 (2.69%) Public Cloud
7 81 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 70 (2.07%) Virtual Team
9 60 (1.78%) PMI
10 53 (1.57%) Fixed Income
11 50 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 48 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
13 47 (1.39%) Mobile App
14 46 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
15 39 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
16 37 (1.10%) Derivative
17 33 (0.98%) Driving Licence
18 31 (0.92%) CMDB
19 28 (0.83%) Hedge funds
20 26 (0.77%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 470 (13.91%) Windows
2 257 (7.61%) Windows Server
3 210 (6.22%) Linux
4 135 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 77 (2.28%) Windows Server 2016
6 55 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (1.30%) Unix
8 43 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 34 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
12 30 (0.89%) Android
12 30 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 29 (0.86%) Ubuntu
13 29 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 19 (0.56%) Debian
16 12 (0.36%) Solaris
17 8 (0.24%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,444 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,074 (31.79%) Project Management
3 618 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 456 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
5 453 (13.41%) PRINCE2
6 386 (11.43%) Scrum
7 381 (11.28%) DevOps
8 318 (9.41%) ITIL
9 295 (8.73%) Migration
10 287 (8.50%) Waterfall
11 275 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 247 (7.31%) Business Analysis
13 241 (7.13%) Analytics
14 236 (6.99%) Software Delivery
15 231 (6.84%) SDLC
16 227 (6.72%) Presales
17 223 (6.60%) Change Management
18 210 (6.22%) Service Delivery
19 207 (6.13%) Mentoring
20 184 (5.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 419 (12.40%) SQL
2 218 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 196 (5.80%) C#
4 193 (5.71%) Python
5 188 (5.57%) Java
6 162 (4.80%) PowerShell
7 90 (2.66%) C
8 73 (2.16%) PHP
9 64 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 39 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 36 (1.07%) R
12 35 (1.04%) VBScript
13 31 (0.92%) Scala
14 29 (0.86%) TypeScript
15 28 (0.83%) ES6
15 28 (0.83%) VB
16 27 (0.80%) Ruby
17 18 (0.53%) Apex Code
17 18 (0.53%) Perl
18 17 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 399 (11.81%) Degree
2 160 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 131 (3.88%) PMI Certification
4 111 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 110 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 97 (2.87%) PMP
6 97 (2.87%) SC Cleared
7 87 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 79 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
9 69 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 65 (1.92%) MCSE
11 64 (1.89%) CCNP
11 64 (1.89%) MCSA
12 62 (1.84%) CCNA
13 36 (1.07%) CISSP
14 35 (1.04%) APMP
15 34 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 32 (0.95%) ISEB
17 28 (0.83%) Master's Degree
18 26 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (6.39%) QA
2 164 (4.85%) PMO
3 91 (2.69%) SLA
4 84 (2.49%) GDPR
5 50 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.59%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 13 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.27%) COBIT
11 7 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.18%) CESG Infosec
12 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.18%) NIST
13 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.15%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.15%) P3O
14 4 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.089%) ISAE 3402
15 3 (0.089%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 280 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 193 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (3.52%) Docker
4 82 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 48 (1.42%) XenApp
6 40 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 36 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (1.01%) vSphere
9 19 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 18 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
12 12 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.15%) GlusterFS
15 5 (0.15%) ProxySG
15 5 (0.15%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.089%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.089%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 115 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 110 (3.26%) SCCM
3 97 (2.87%) Ansible
4 86 (2.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 83 (2.46%) Terraform
6 53 (1.57%) Puppet
7 44 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (0.98%) WSUS
9 22 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
10 20 (0.59%) SCOM
11 18 (0.53%) Packer
12 16 (0.47%) XenMobile
13 10 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (0.30%) Mesos
13 10 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
13 10 (0.30%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 6 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 6 (0.18%) yum
Vendors
1 757 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 275 (8.14%) VMware
3 200 (5.92%) Cisco
4 195 (5.77%) Oracle
5 142 (4.20%) SAP
6 122 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 96 (2.84%) Citrix
8 93 (2.75%) Google
9 75 (2.22%) HP
10 59 (1.75%) Atlassian
11 51 (1.51%) CheckPoint
12 49 (1.45%) Red Hat
13 43 (1.27%) Capita
14 42 (1.24%) ServiceNow
15 35 (1.04%) IBM
16 27 (0.80%) Palo Alto
17 26 (0.77%) Informatica
17 26 (0.77%) NetApp
17 26 (0.77%) Tableau
17 26 (0.77%) Veeam