Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 85 73
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 4,276 2,553 5,856
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.80% 3.61% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 3.91% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,976 1,852 4,283
10th Percentile £36,875 £37,500 £35,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +5.45% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,593 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.09% +3.19% -

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 105,191 65,318 134,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.45% 92.38% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 71,704 52,852 107,080
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £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 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -1 3,686 £57,500 -4.17% 643
UK excluding London -1 2,081 £50,000 -3.09% 487
London -3 1,724 £70,000 +7.69% 195
Work from Home -26 801 £60,000 -6.25% 119
North of England +14 509 £47,500 -5.00% 161
South East -21 508 £52,500 -4.55% 93
Midlands +11 449 £50,000 - 80
West Midlands +29 320 £50,000 - 55
South West -8 277 £47,500 -9.52% 62
North West +34 272 £50,000 - 91
Yorkshire -11 214 £45,540 -9.15% 60
Scotland +12 144 £47,500 -1.04% 28
East of England +15 140 £55,000 +7.32% 43
East Midlands -13 127 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Wales -8 47 £45,050 -2.59% 11
North East +3 25 £54,000 +23.43% 10
Northern Ireland -23 15 £40,000 -23.81% 10

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1,727 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,505 (35.20%) Project Management
3 1,409 (32.95%) Social Skills
4 1,290 (30.17%) Finance
5 912 (21.33%) Microsoft
6 848 (19.83%) Azure
7 665 (15.55%) SQL
8 631 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 609 (14.24%) Scrum
10 574 (13.42%) Degree
11 552 (12.91%) AWS
12 530 (12.39%) PRINCE2
13 479 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
14 452 (10.57%) DevOps
15 425 (9.94%) Windows
16 411 (9.61%) Migration
17 391 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
18 390 (9.12%) Microsoft 365
19 389 (9.10%) Java
20 377 (8.82%) Coaching
21 374 (8.75%) Python
22 356 (8.33%) JavaScript
23 343 (8.02%) Business Analysis
24 340 (7.95%) Data Management
25 339 (7.93%) Oracle
25 339 (7.93%) SDLC
26 337 (7.88%) Analytics
27 333 (7.79%) Microservices
28 331 (7.74%) Security Cleared
29 323 (7.55%) Software Engineering

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
1 242 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 155 (3.62%) Confluence
3 131 (3.06%) CMS
4 72 (1.68%) IIS
5 70 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 43 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 35 (0.82%) EPiServer
8 34 (0.80%) SAS
9 33 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (0.61%) Umbraco
11 25 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
12 23 (0.54%) Apache
13 17 (0.40%) Drupal
13 17 (0.40%) WordPress
14 15 (0.35%) Documentum
15 14 (0.33%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.21%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.21%) Skype for Business
17 8 (0.19%) Anypoint
17 8 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 233 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 206 (4.82%) Microsoft Project
3 178 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 79 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 63 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.37%) Oracle Smart View
8 9 (0.21%) Sketch
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe XD
9 5 (0.12%) Figma
9 5 (0.12%) SPSS
10 4 (0.094%) InVision
10 4 (0.094%) Windchill
11 3 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.070%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.070%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.070%) Stata
12 2 (0.047%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.047%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.047%) Revit
Business Applications
1 98 (2.29%) Oracle ERP
2 89 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
3 52 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 43 (1.01%) Shopify
5 38 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
6 37 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
6 37 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
7 29 (0.68%) Magento
8 27 (0.63%) NetSuite
8 27 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
9 23 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
10 22 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
11 20 (0.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 16 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
12 16 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
13 14 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
13 14 (0.33%) Sentinel
14 13 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
14 13 (0.30%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 848 (19.83%) Azure
2 552 (12.91%) AWS
3 390 (9.12%) Microsoft 365
4 258 (6.03%) SaaS
5 194 (4.54%) Serverless
6 164 (3.84%) Power Platform
7 134 (3.13%) Amazon ECS
8 130 (3.04%) AWS Lambda
8 130 (3.04%) Dynamics 365
9 124 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
10 121 (2.83%) GCP
11 111 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 110 (2.57%) IaaS
13 101 (2.36%) PaaS
14 78 (1.82%) OneDrive
15 46 (1.08%) PowerApps
16 38 (0.89%) Power Automate
17 33 (0.77%) Azure Logic Apps
18 27 (0.63%) OpenShift
19 25 (0.58%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (4.54%) Firewall
2 114 (2.67%) WAN
3 102 (2.39%) DNS
4 101 (2.36%) LAN
5 68 (1.59%) DHCP
6 64 (1.50%) VPN
7 63 (1.47%) SAN
8 62 (1.45%) TCP/IP
9 58 (1.36%) Network Security
10 43 (1.01%) Internet
11 41 (0.96%) VLAN
12 38 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (0.80%) Wireless
14 31 (0.72%) NetScaler
15 30 (0.70%) BGP
16 29 (0.68%) VoIP
17 27 (0.63%) MPLS
17 27 (0.63%) SSL
18 26 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
19 25 (0.58%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 138 (3.23%) MySQL
3 124 (2.90%) Amazon Aurora
4 121 (2.83%) Power BI
5 119 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 106 (2.48%) Big Data
7 98 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
8 97 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 78 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 73 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 65 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 61 (1.43%) Amazon Athena
13 60 (1.40%) Tableau
14 50 (1.17%) Hadoop
15 45 (1.05%) NoSQL
16 43 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
16 43 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 39 (0.91%) MongoDB
18 28 (0.65%) GIS
19 25 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 277 (6.48%) JIRA
2 157 (3.67%) Git (software)
3 77 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 40 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (0.63%) Selenium
6 26 (0.61%) GitLab
7 23 (0.54%) Bitbucket
8 21 (0.49%) JMeter
9 20 (0.47%) Cucumber
10 19 (0.44%) Postman
10 19 (0.44%) Visual Studio
11 18 (0.42%) Maven
12 17 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (0.40%) Jasmine
12 17 (0.40%) Subversion
13 16 (0.37%) TeamCity
14 15 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 14 (0.33%) eggPlant
15 14 (0.33%) LoadRunner
15 14 (0.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1,409 (32.95%) Social Skills
2 1,290 (30.17%) Finance
3 391 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
4 267 (6.24%) Public Sector
5 263 (6.15%) Banking
6 237 (5.54%) Marketing
7 224 (5.24%) Presentation Skills
8 208 (4.86%) Retail
9 199 (4.65%) Influencing Skills
10 159 (3.72%) Organisational Skills
11 142 (3.32%) Telecoms
12 122 (2.85%) Manufacturing
13 104 (2.43%) Legal
14 88 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
15 85 (1.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 84 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
17 71 (1.66%) Law
18 56 (1.31%) Advertising
18 56 (1.31%) Back Office
18 56 (1.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 926 (21.66%) Project Manager
2 483 (11.30%) Developer
3 414 (9.68%) Analyst
4 334 (7.81%) Consultant
5 312 (7.30%) IT Manager
6 308 (7.20%) Architect
7 256 (5.99%) Business Analyst
8 204 (4.77%) IT Project Manager
9 174 (4.07%) Senior Manager
10 169 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
11 164 (3.84%) Software Engineer
12 150 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
13 140 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
14 130 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 127 (2.97%) AWS Software Engineer
16 112 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
17 102 (2.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 101 (2.36%) AWS Developer
19 95 (2.22%) Agile Project Manager
19 95 (2.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (6.48%) .NET
2 248 (5.80%) Web Services
3 196 (4.58%) HTML
4 192 (4.49%) CSS
5 142 (3.32%) REST
6 124 (2.90%) gRPC
7 113 (2.64%) AngularJS
8 105 (2.46%) React
9 76 (1.78%) ASP.NET
10 71 (1.66%) Node.js
11 65 (1.52%) HTML5
12 64 (1.50%) jQuery
13 61 (1.43%) XML
14 59 (1.38%) .NET Core
15 57 (1.33%) JSON
16 56 (1.31%) SOAP
17 53 (1.24%) Spring
18 49 (1.15%) J2EE
19 48 (1.12%) RESTful
20 42 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 202 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
2 195 (4.56%) User Experience
3 184 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 184 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 127 (2.97%) Hedge funds
5 124 (2.90%) Pricing Data
6 112 (2.62%) Life Science
6 112 (2.62%) Mobile App
7 102 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 76 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 67 (1.57%) PMI
10 65 (1.52%) Cloud Native
11 51 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
11 51 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 41 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
13 38 (0.89%) iPad
13 38 (0.89%) Social Media
14 36 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
15 33 (0.77%) Housing Association
16 29 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 425 (9.94%) Windows
2 243 (5.68%) Windows Server
3 191 (4.47%) Linux
4 76 (1.78%) Windows 10
5 54 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (1.17%) Android
6 50 (1.17%) Unix
7 47 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 47 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
8 33 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
9 24 (0.56%) CentOS
10 22 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.21%) VMS
14 7 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,727 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,505 (35.20%) Project Management
3 631 (14.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 609 (14.24%) Scrum
5 530 (12.39%) PRINCE2
6 479 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
7 452 (10.57%) DevOps
8 411 (9.61%) Migration
9 377 (8.82%) Coaching
10 343 (8.02%) Business Analysis
11 340 (7.95%) Data Management
12 339 (7.93%) SDLC
13 337 (7.88%) Analytics
14 333 (7.79%) Microservices
15 323 (7.55%) Software Engineering
16 320 (7.48%) Change Management
17 314 (7.34%) Service Delivery
18 313 (7.32%) Waterfall
19 307 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
20 304 (7.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 665 (15.55%) SQL
2 389 (9.10%) Java
3 374 (8.75%) Python
4 356 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 281 (6.57%) C#
6 149 (3.48%) PowerShell
7 91 (2.13%) C
8 73 (1.71%) PHP
9 69 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 48 (1.12%) R
11 47 (1.10%) TypeScript
12 31 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 28 (0.65%) Scala
14 26 (0.61%) C++
15 23 (0.54%) Kotlin
16 20 (0.47%) ES6
17 16 (0.37%) Go
18 15 (0.35%) Apex Code
18 15 (0.35%) Ruby
19 14 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 574 (13.42%) Degree
2 331 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 202 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 116 (2.71%) PMI Certification
5 102 (2.39%) Oracle Certification
6 84 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 79 (1.85%) PMP
8 74 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 59 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 57 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 50 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (0.96%) CISSP
13 40 (0.94%) CCNP
14 39 (0.91%) CCNA
15 38 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
16 37 (0.87%) DV Cleared
17 33 (0.77%) CISM
18 31 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 26 (0.61%) MBA
20 24 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (5.75%) PMO
2 244 (5.71%) QA
3 105 (2.46%) SLA
4 87 (2.03%) Data Quality
5 70 (1.64%) GDPR
6 61 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.58%) Good Clinical Practice
8 24 (0.56%) NIST
9 20 (0.47%) Accessibility
10 19 (0.44%) PCI DSS
11 17 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
12 14 (0.33%) NCSC
13 13 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.23%) GRC
15 9 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 9 (0.21%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.16%) IFRS
17 6 (0.14%) CDISC
17 6 (0.14%) EMIR
17 6 (0.14%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 287 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 168 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (2.95%) Docker
4 94 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 46 (1.08%) vSphere
6 26 (0.61%) Firmware
7 25 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 24 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 23 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (0.51%) XenApp
11 20 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 8 (0.19%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.19%) LXC
15 4 (0.094%) VMware NSX
16 3 (0.070%) KVM
16 3 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.070%) vCloud
16 3 (0.070%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 156 (3.65%) Kubernetes
2 84 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 78 (1.82%) Terraform
4 71 (1.66%) Ansible
5 70 (1.64%) SCCM
6 32 (0.75%) Puppet
7 27 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
8 22 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (0.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 21 (0.49%) Grafana
10 20 (0.47%) SCOM
11 15 (0.35%) Prometheus
12 11 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
12 11 (0.26%) Kibana
13 10 (0.23%) Nagios
13 10 (0.23%) vCenter Server
14 9 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.21%) WSUS
15 7 (0.16%) Istio
16 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 912 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 339 (7.93%) Oracle
3 272 (6.36%) VMware
4 230 (5.38%) SAP
5 157 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
6 136 (3.18%) Cisco
7 134 (3.13%) Citrix
8 97 (2.27%) Google
9 70 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 66 (1.54%) Veeam
11 65 (1.52%) Sybase
12 57 (1.33%) OutSystems
13 55 (1.29%) HP
14 50 (1.17%) Dell
15 45 (1.05%) Atlassian
16 41 (0.96%) CheckPoint
16 41 (0.96%) EMC
17 40 (0.94%) JD Edwards
18 37 (0.87%) Informatica
19 36 (0.84%) Sitecore