Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 71 72
Rank change year-on-year -32 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 1,499 5,250 6,732
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.06% 3.84% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 4.16% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,322 4,119 5,209
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £36,200
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - -2.91% +3.00%

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 45,275 126,161 151,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.22% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,306 99,350 120,587
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,948 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,118 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.15% - +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 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 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 -26 1,368 £60,000 +9.09% 285
UK excluding London -27 850 £50,000 - 225
London -37 545 £75,000 +15.38% 74
South East -9 281 £52,500 -4.55% 64
North of England -18 208 £45,000 -0.22% 54
Work from Home -34 182 £65,000 +12.07% 33
Midlands -17 137 £48,625 +1.30% 48
South West -8 119 £47,500 -9.52% 28
North West -5 117 £48,157 +7.02% 32
West Midlands -22 87 £50,000 - 32
Yorkshire -21 65 £43,750 -3.95% 16
East Midlands +33 51 £48,250 +1.58% 15
East of England +8 45 £48,750 -11.36% 13
Scotland -11 41 £51,000 +7.37% 11
North East +13 26 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Wales -5 23 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Northern Ireland +5 5 £52,500 +5.00% 3

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 604 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (26.68%) Microsoft
3 373 (24.88%) Finance
4 366 (24.42%) Project Management
5 302 (20.15%) Azure
6 244 (16.28%) Windows
7 227 (15.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 213 (14.21%) DevOps
9 193 (12.88%) Scrum
10 188 (12.54%) Degree
11 181 (12.07%) ITIL
12 171 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
13 166 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
14 165 (11.01%) AWS
15 162 (10.81%) SQL
16 149 (9.94%) Office 365
17 148 (9.87%) Linux
18 140 (9.34%) Cisco
19 137 (9.14%) VMware
20 136 (9.07%) Java
21 135 (9.01%) Analytics
22 133 (8.87%) PRINCE2
23 129 (8.61%) Active Directory
24 123 (8.21%) SDLC
25 122 (8.14%) Windows Server
26 121 (8.07%) Business Analysis
27 117 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 115 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
29 112 (7.47%) JavaScript
29 112 (7.47%) Mentoring

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 68 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.20%) Confluence
3 39 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 35 (2.33%) Apache
5 32 (2.13%) CMS
6 28 (1.87%) Apache Spark
7 26 (1.73%) IIS
8 24 (1.60%) WordPress
9 19 (1.27%) MS Exchange
9 19 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 16 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
11 14 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.93%) SAS
12 11 (0.73%) EPiServer
12 11 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (0.73%) Joomla!
12 11 (0.73%) nginx
13 9 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 101 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.80%) Sketch
7 5 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.27%) 3ds Max
8 4 (0.27%) ArchiCAD
8 4 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.27%) InVision
8 4 (0.27%) MicroStation
8 4 (0.27%) Revit
8 4 (0.27%) SketchUp
8 4 (0.27%) SPSS
9 3 (0.20%) Marvel
9 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.067%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.067%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 26 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
2 22 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
3 21 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
4 17 (1.13%) Magento
5 15 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
6 11 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (0.67%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.60%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.33%) BigMachines
11 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.33%) Maximo
11 5 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
12 4 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 3 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 302 (20.15%) Azure
2 165 (11.01%) AWS
3 149 (9.94%) Office 365
4 82 (5.47%) SaaS
5 48 (3.20%) PaaS
6 40 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 40 (2.67%) GCP
7 38 (2.54%) Power Platform
8 28 (1.87%) IaaS
9 22 (1.47%) OpenShift
9 22 (1.47%) Serverless
10 17 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
12 12 (0.80%) OneDrive
12 12 (0.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 11 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.53%) PowerApps
14 8 (0.53%) Smartsheet
15 7 (0.47%) Azure Functions
15 7 (0.47%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 102 (6.80%) Firewall
2 71 (4.74%) WAN
3 55 (3.67%) DNS
4 46 (3.07%) BGP
4 46 (3.07%) VPN
5 44 (2.94%) DHCP
5 44 (2.94%) OSPF
6 39 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
7 38 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
8 37 (2.47%) VLAN
9 36 (2.40%) LAN
9 36 (2.40%) MPLS
10 30 (2.00%) NX-OS
11 28 (1.87%) Multicast
11 28 (1.87%) SSL
12 27 (1.80%) Network Security
13 26 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (1.53%) SAN
15 23 (1.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (3.94%) Big Data
4 57 (3.80%) MySQL
5 45 (3.00%) Hadoop
6 37 (2.47%) Data Lake
7 31 (2.07%) Power BI
8 29 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
8 29 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (1.67%) Apache Hive
11 21 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
11 21 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 21 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (1.33%) Relational Database
12 20 (1.33%) Tableau
13 16 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.07%) QlikView
14 15 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 87 (5.80%) JIRA
2 69 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 65 (4.34%) Git (software)
4 35 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 19 (1.27%) Selenium
6 14 (0.93%) Subversion
7 10 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.53%) PyCharm
8 8 (0.53%) webpack
9 7 (0.47%) Axure RP
9 7 (0.47%) git-flow
9 7 (0.47%) gulp
9 7 (0.47%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (0.40%) Grunt
10 6 (0.40%) JMeter
10 6 (0.40%) PHPUnit
10 6 (0.40%) Postman
10 6 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 373 (24.88%) Finance
2 69 (4.60%) Marketing
3 68 (4.54%) Public Sector
4 66 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.00%) Retail
6 42 (2.80%) Banking
7 37 (2.47%) Legal
7 37 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 32 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.53%) Law
10 21 (1.40%) Local Government
11 15 (1.00%) Advertising
12 13 (0.87%) Police
13 12 (0.80%) Electronics
14 11 (0.73%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.67%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.67%) Front Office
16 8 (0.53%) Automotive
16 8 (0.53%) Games
16 8 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 209 (13.94%) Project Manager
2 154 (10.27%) Analyst
3 135 (9.01%) Consultant
4 113 (7.54%) Developer
5 107 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 106 (7.07%) Architect
7 93 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 73 (4.87%) Delivery Manager
8 73 (4.87%) IT Manager
9 70 (4.67%) Network Engineer
10 50 (3.34%) Senior Manager
11 44 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
12 36 (2.40%) IT Project Manager
13 34 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
14 33 (2.20%) Project Leader
15 32 (2.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 31 (2.07%) Senior Developer
17 30 (2.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 30 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
18 29 (1.93%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (5.60%) CSS
2 82 (5.47%) .NET
3 78 (5.20%) HTML
4 54 (3.60%) XML
5 43 (2.87%) Web Services
6 40 (2.67%) jQuery
7 36 (2.40%) J2EE
7 36 (2.40%) React
8 35 (2.33%) JSON
9 33 (2.20%) AngularJS
10 32 (2.13%) Node.js
11 30 (2.00%) Velocity
12 24 (1.60%) Ajax
13 20 (1.33%) Middleware
13 20 (1.33%) RESTful
14 19 (1.27%) REST
15 18 (1.20%) HTML5
15 18 (1.20%) Spring
15 18 (1.20%) Spring Boot
16 15 (1.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 166 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (6.34%) Data Centre
3 81 (5.40%) User Experience
4 65 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
5 53 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 26 (1.73%) NHS
8 25 (1.67%) Cloud Native
8 25 (1.67%) PKI
9 24 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 23 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (1.20%) N-Tier
13 16 (1.07%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.07%) IVR
14 15 (1.00%) PMI
15 13 (0.87%) FMCG
16 12 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 11 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.73%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 244 (16.28%) Windows
2 148 (9.87%) Linux
3 122 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 42 (2.80%) Windows 10
5 34 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
6 25 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.53%) Unix
8 22 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 22 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.20%) Solaris
9 18 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.00%) Android
10 15 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.80%) CentOS
12 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
13 10 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.47%) VMS
14 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (24.42%) Project Management
3 227 (15.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 213 (14.21%) DevOps
5 193 (12.88%) Scrum
6 181 (12.07%) ITIL
7 171 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
8 135 (9.01%) Analytics
9 133 (8.87%) PRINCE2
10 123 (8.21%) SDLC
11 121 (8.07%) Business Analysis
12 117 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 115 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 112 (7.47%) Mentoring
15 110 (7.34%) Migration
16 107 (7.14%) Waterfall
17 103 (6.87%) Service Delivery
18 95 (6.34%) Requirements Gathering
19 87 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
19 87 (5.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (10.81%) SQL
2 136 (9.07%) Java
3 112 (7.47%) JavaScript
4 96 (6.40%) Python
5 71 (4.74%) PowerShell
6 59 (3.94%) PHP
7 57 (3.80%) C#
8 42 (2.80%) C
9 34 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 27 (1.80%) R
11 23 (1.53%) Apex Code
12 19 (1.27%) Perl
13 17 (1.13%) Scala
14 16 (1.07%) TypeScript
15 15 (1.00%) ES6
15 15 (1.00%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.80%) Ruby
16 12 (0.80%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.53%) ABAP
18 7 (0.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 188 (12.54%) Degree
2 84 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 61 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 47 (3.14%) CCNP
6 43 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 32 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 30 (2.00%) CCNA
10 29 (1.93%) PMI Certification
11 25 (1.67%) MCSE
12 23 (1.53%) PMP
13 21 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 20 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
15 16 (1.07%) CISSP
16 15 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (0.87%) ISEB
18 12 (0.80%) CCIE
18 12 (0.80%) CISM
19 11 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.20%) QA
2 55 (3.67%) SLA
3 40 (2.67%) PMO
4 38 (2.54%) GDPR
5 27 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (1.07%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.40%) RMADS
9 5 (0.33%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.27%) P3O
11 3 (0.20%) COBIT
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 26262
11 3 (0.20%) MiFID
11 3 (0.20%) MISRA
12 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.067%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.067%) HL7
13 1 (0.067%) NIST
System Software
1 129 (8.61%) Active Directory
2 103 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (5.94%) Docker
4 64 (4.27%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.80%) Virtual Desktop
6 26 (1.73%) XenApp
7 23 (1.53%) vSphere
8 16 (1.07%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.47%) HDFS
11 6 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.27%) Firmware
12 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.20%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.067%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.067%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (3.34%) Ansible
1 50 (3.34%) Kubernetes
2 40 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 40 (2.67%) Terraform
3 38 (2.54%) SCCM
4 25 (1.67%) Puppet
5 16 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.80%) SCOM
8 7 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.40%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.33%) Nagios
11 4 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.27%) Salt
12 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (0.20%) Kibana
12 3 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 400 (26.68%) Microsoft
2 140 (9.34%) Cisco
3 137 (9.14%) VMware
4 110 (7.34%) Oracle
5 88 (5.87%) SAP
6 77 (5.14%) Salesforce.com
7 66 (4.40%) CheckPoint
8 55 (3.67%) Citrix
9 44 (2.94%) HP
10 42 (2.80%) Veeam
11 31 (2.07%) Pega
12 30 (2.00%) Infoblox
12 30 (2.00%) Red Hat
13 29 (1.93%) Google
13 29 (1.93%) IBM
14 28 (1.87%) Palo Alto
15 26 (1.73%) F5
16 25 (1.67%) Teradata
17 24 (1.60%) Atlassian
18 22 (1.47%) ServiceNow