Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 66 103 75
Rank change year-on-year +37 -28 +2
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 5,469 1,995 4,806
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.27% 3.15% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 3.39% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,611 1,513 3,617
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,800 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £43,425
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +0.88% -0.87%
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £101,750 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%

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 120,414 58,914 116,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.03% 93.10% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 78,049 48,002 93,468
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 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 +35 4,595 £60,000 +4.35% 696
UK excluding London +35 2,805 £55,000 +10.00% 522
London +38 2,011 £70,000 -3.45% 228
Work from Home +64 1,490 £63,000 +0.80% 89
North of England +66 795 £52,500 +16.67% 139
South East +10 697 £60,000 +9.09% 110
Midlands +21 545 £55,000 +22.22% 112
North West +49 425 £52,500 +10.53% 75
West Midlands +24 406 £52,500 +10.53% 85
Yorkshire +58 333 £52,587 +23.73% 50
South West +26 289 £55,000 +12.24% 52
Scotland +18 199 £52,000 -2.80% 44
East of England +20 187 £55,000 +3.77% 47
East Midlands -20 114 £55,000 +22.22% 26
Wales +9 88 £49,000 +8.89% 14
North East -20 38 £52,500 -4.55% 15
Northern Ireland -9 25 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2,485 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1,978 (36.17%) Project Management
3 1,791 (32.75%) Finance
4 1,711 (31.29%) Social Skills
5 1,033 (18.89%) Microsoft
6 949 (17.35%) Azure
7 793 (14.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 732 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
9 724 (13.24%) Degree
10 710 (12.98%) PRINCE2
11 699 (12.78%) Scrum
12 659 (12.05%) AWS
13 658 (12.03%) Waterfall
14 645 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
15 609 (11.14%) Risk Management
16 596 (10.90%) Analytics
16 596 (10.90%) DevOps
17 578 (10.57%) SQL
18 576 (10.53%) Software Engineering
19 557 (10.18%) Migration
20 536 (9.80%) Mentoring
21 491 (8.98%) Change Management
21 491 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
22 448 (8.19%) ITIL
23 442 (8.08%) Coaching
24 441 (8.06%) Microservices
25 424 (7.75%) Cybersecurity
26 416 (7.61%) CI/CD
27 414 (7.57%) Python
28 413 (7.55%) Service Delivery

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
1 245 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 147 (2.69%) CMS
3 126 (2.30%) Confluence
4 50 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (0.77%) MS Exchange
6 40 (0.73%) EPiServer
6 40 (0.73%) SAS
7 35 (0.64%) IIS
8 34 (0.62%) Appian
9 30 (0.55%) Documentum
9 30 (0.55%) Drupal
10 29 (0.53%) Apache Spark
11 24 (0.44%) OpenEdge
12 23 (0.42%) Apache
12 23 (0.42%) MS Project Server
13 14 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
14 11 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (0.18%) JBoss
16 9 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 273 (4.99%) Microsoft Office
2 266 (4.86%) Microsoft Project
3 156 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 117 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 79 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.20%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.18%) Sketch
10 9 (0.16%) Revit
11 8 (0.15%) Windchill
12 7 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
12 7 (0.13%) InDesign
13 6 (0.11%) Stata
14 4 (0.073%) Oracle Smart View
14 4 (0.073%) SPSS
15 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
15 2 (0.037%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.037%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 85 (1.55%) NetSuite
2 64 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 60 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
4 55 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
5 39 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
6 38 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
7 25 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
8 20 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
8 20 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
9 18 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 18 (0.33%) SAP SCM
9 18 (0.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 16 (0.29%) Shopify
11 14 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
12 13 (0.24%) TrackWise
13 12 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
14 11 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
14 11 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
15 10 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
16 9 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 949 (17.35%) Azure
2 659 (12.05%) AWS
3 409 (7.48%) Microsoft 365
4 300 (5.49%) SaaS
5 187 (3.42%) Power Platform
6 186 (3.40%) GCP
7 134 (2.45%) PaaS
8 116 (2.12%) Serverless
9 109 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
9 109 (1.99%) IaaS
10 101 (1.85%) Amazon ECS
11 95 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
12 92 (1.68%) OpenShift
13 90 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
14 88 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
15 71 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
16 56 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
17 55 (1.01%) Power Automate
18 49 (0.90%) OneDrive
19 45 (0.82%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 156 (2.85%) Firewall
2 129 (2.36%) WAN
3 120 (2.19%) DNS
4 113 (2.07%) LAN
5 103 (1.88%) VPN
6 99 (1.81%) Network Security
7 85 (1.55%) DHCP
8 67 (1.23%) SAN
9 63 (1.15%) Wireless
10 56 (1.02%) TCP/IP
11 55 (1.01%) BGP
12 53 (0.97%) OSPF
13 44 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
14 43 (0.79%) Internet
15 38 (0.69%) SSL
16 37 (0.68%) VLAN
17 34 (0.62%) Broadband
18 33 (0.60%) HTTP
19 32 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
20 27 (0.49%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 143 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 119 (2.18%) Big Data
4 113 (2.07%) Power BI
5 80 (1.46%) Amazon Athena
5 80 (1.46%) Amazon Aurora
6 78 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 76 (1.39%) MySQL
8 74 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 71 (1.30%) Data Lake
10 68 (1.24%) Tableau
11 52 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 51 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
13 48 (0.88%) NoSQL
14 44 (0.80%) MongoDB
15 42 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
17 38 (0.69%) Hadoop
18 35 (0.64%) QlikView
19 32 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 265 (4.85%) JIRA
2 163 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 72 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 51 (0.93%) GitLab
5 40 (0.73%) Bitbucket
6 34 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (0.60%) Selenium
7 33 (0.60%) webpack
8 26 (0.48%) Jasmine
9 22 (0.40%) Visual Studio
10 19 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 18 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (0.31%) Cypress.io
12 17 (0.31%) JMeter
13 16 (0.29%) TeamCity
14 15 (0.27%) gulp
15 14 (0.26%) WebDriver
16 13 (0.24%) NUnit
17 11 (0.20%) Maven
17 11 (0.20%) Mocha
General
1 1,791 (32.75%) Finance
2 1,711 (31.29%) Social Skills
3 645 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
4 316 (5.78%) Public Sector
5 288 (5.27%) Marketing
6 273 (4.99%) Banking
7 270 (4.94%) Retail
8 255 (4.66%) Organisational Skills
9 233 (4.26%) Influencing Skills
9 233 (4.26%) Presentation Skills
10 232 (4.24%) Legal
11 223 (4.08%) Law
12 190 (3.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 158 (2.89%) Telecoms
14 132 (2.41%) Manufacturing
15 128 (2.34%) Advertising
16 103 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
17 80 (1.46%) Billing
18 66 (1.21%) Documentation Skills
19 61 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,278 (23.37%) Project Manager
2 569 (10.40%) Architect
3 563 (10.29%) Developer
4 525 (9.60%) IT Manager
5 509 (9.31%) Analyst
6 386 (7.06%) IT Project Manager
7 369 (6.75%) Consultant
8 368 (6.73%) Senior Manager
9 289 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
10 280 (5.12%) Business Analyst
10 280 (5.12%) Senior Project Manager
11 247 (4.52%) Delivery Manager
12 175 (3.20%) Software Engineer
13 150 (2.74%) PHP Developer
14 138 (2.52%) Programme Manager
15 126 (2.30%) AWS Engineer
16 117 (2.14%) Principal Developer
17 116 (2.12%) Senior IT Manager
18 113 (2.07%) Senior IT Project Manager
19 102 (1.87%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (5.25%) HTML
2 255 (4.66%) .NET
3 211 (3.86%) React
4 196 (3.58%) CSS
5 157 (2.87%) Node.js
6 150 (2.74%) Web Services
7 144 (2.63%) JSON
8 126 (2.30%) REST
9 114 (2.08%) HTML5
10 111 (2.03%) AngularJS
11 100 (1.83%) Middleware
11 100 (1.83%) Spring
12 95 (1.74%) XML
13 77 (1.41%) gRPC
14 70 (1.28%) .NET Core
15 68 (1.24%) RESTful
16 66 (1.21%) .NET Framework
17 61 (1.12%) ASP.NET
18 55 (1.01%) Kafka
19 52 (0.95%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 272 (4.97%) Management Information System
2 268 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
3 210 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
4 208 (3.80%) User Experience
5 206 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 160 (2.93%) Cloud Native
7 106 (1.94%) Life Science
8 103 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 94 (1.72%) PMI
10 90 (1.65%) Virtual Team
11 85 (1.55%) Hedge funds
12 77 (1.41%) Pricing Data
13 72 (1.32%) Mobile App
14 69 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
15 64 (1.17%) Data Structures
16 56 (1.02%) Social Media
17 54 (0.99%) Public Cloud
18 48 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
19 41 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
20 40 (0.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 408 (7.46%) Windows
2 263 (4.81%) Linux
3 198 (3.62%) Windows Server
4 83 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 71 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.10%) Android
7 46 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (0.82%) Unix
9 42 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
10 40 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
11 33 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (0.59%) CentOS
13 29 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.33%) Solaris
16 13 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (0.18%) AIX
17 10 (0.18%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.11%) Windows 8
19 4 (0.073%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,485 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1,978 (36.17%) Project Management
3 793 (14.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 732 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
5 710 (12.98%) PRINCE2
6 699 (12.78%) Scrum
7 658 (12.03%) Waterfall
8 609 (11.14%) Risk Management
9 596 (10.90%) Analytics
9 596 (10.90%) DevOps
10 576 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 557 (10.18%) Migration
12 536 (9.80%) Mentoring
13 491 (8.98%) Change Management
13 491 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 448 (8.19%) ITIL
15 442 (8.08%) Coaching
16 441 (8.06%) Microservices
17 424 (7.75%) Cybersecurity
18 416 (7.61%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 578 (10.57%) SQL
2 414 (7.57%) Python
3 383 (7.00%) Java
4 313 (5.72%) C#
5 307 (5.61%) JavaScript
6 266 (4.86%) PHP
7 183 (3.35%) Go
8 175 (3.20%) PowerShell
9 116 (2.12%) C
10 92 (1.68%) TypeScript
11 88 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 82 (1.50%) Bash
13 62 (1.13%) C++
14 42 (0.77%) R
15 37 (0.68%) Ruby
16 28 (0.51%) ES6
16 28 (0.51%) VBA
17 19 (0.35%) Perl
18 17 (0.31%) Scala
19 16 (0.29%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 724 (13.24%) Degree
2 366 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 251 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 186 (3.40%) PMI Certification
5 127 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 116 (2.12%) PMP
7 96 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 91 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 85 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 49 (0.90%) CCNP
12 48 (0.88%) APMP
12 48 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
13 47 (0.86%) CCNA
14 46 (0.84%) MCSE
15 44 (0.80%) CISSP
16 42 (0.77%) DV Cleared
17 36 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 32 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
19 24 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 398 (7.28%) QA
2 346 (6.33%) PMO
3 98 (1.79%) SLA
4 82 (1.50%) GDPR
5 64 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 60 (1.10%) Data Quality
7 59 (1.08%) Accessibility
8 42 (0.77%) NIST
9 22 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
10 20 (0.37%) PCI DSS
11 17 (0.31%) P3O
12 13 (0.24%) COBIT
13 12 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 11 (0.20%) Good Clinical Practice
14 11 (0.20%) GRC
15 10 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 10 (0.18%) ISO 22301
16 9 (0.16%) NCSC
17 8 (0.15%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 274 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 224 (4.10%) Docker
3 158 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.64%) vSphere
6 32 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
9 24 (0.44%) XenApp
10 14 (0.26%) BitLocker
10 14 (0.26%) VMware NSX
11 11 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.11%) ProxySG
12 6 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.091%) Firmware
13 5 (0.091%) HDFS
13 5 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.073%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.037%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.018%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 219 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 159 (2.91%) Ansible
3 129 (2.36%) Terraform
4 66 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 54 (0.99%) SCCM
6 41 (0.75%) Puppet
7 40 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
8 31 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (0.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 22 (0.40%) Grafana
10 22 (0.40%) Kibana
11 16 (0.29%) WSUS
12 15 (0.27%) ZABBIX
13 14 (0.26%) Nagios
13 14 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 12 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
15 9 (0.16%) MIIS
16 8 (0.15%) SCOM
17 7 (0.13%) Backup Exec
17 7 (0.13%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1,033 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 266 (4.86%) Oracle
3 249 (4.55%) SAP
4 238 (4.35%) VMware
5 234 (4.28%) Salesforce.com
6 174 (3.18%) Cisco
7 96 (1.76%) Citrix
8 83 (1.52%) Dell
9 81 (1.48%) Google
10 58 (1.06%) Apple
11 56 (1.02%) MuleSoft
11 56 (1.02%) ServiceNow
12 51 (0.93%) IBM
13 50 (0.91%) HP
14 48 (0.88%) Adobe
15 47 (0.86%) CheckPoint
16 43 (0.79%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 43 (0.79%) Veeam
17 42 (0.77%) Red Hat
18 38 (0.69%) Atlassian