Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 74 74
Rank change year-on-year -28 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 1,962 4,759 6,020
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.15% 3.77% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 4.10% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,747 3,876 4,808
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.88% -0.87% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +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 57,452 116,202 139,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.29% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 46,434 93,044 111,336
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,850
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.11% -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -23 1,739 £57,500 +0.88% 360
UK excluding London -18 1,103 £50,000 - 256
London -34 672 £72,500 +11.54% 115
South East +12 364 £55,000 - 49
Work from Home -55 276 £60,000 +4.35% 53
North of England -26 239 £45,000 -10.00% 76
Midlands -11 215 £47,500 -5.00% 59
West Midlands -10 150 £47,500 -8.65% 39
South West 0 147 £47,500 -7.93% 30
North West +10 125 £47,500 -5.00% 42
Yorkshire -49 85 £42,500 -10.53% 24
Scotland -10 73 £50,000 +5.26% 12
East Midlands +7 66 £48,250 +7.22% 20
East of England -33 50 £50,000 -7.41% 26
North East +11 29 £53,109 +6.77% 10
Wales -23 21 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Northern Ireland +7 3 £60,000 +31.19% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 780 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 576 (29.36%) Project Management
3 529 (26.96%) Microsoft
4 477 (24.31%) Azure
5 468 (23.85%) Finance
6 302 (15.39%) DevOps
7 300 (15.29%) Windows
8 278 (14.17%) AWS
9 261 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 257 (13.10%) SQL
11 237 (12.08%) Scrum
12 224 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
13 223 (11.37%) Degree
14 218 (11.11%) Office 365
15 216 (11.01%) Migration
16 205 (10.45%) ITIL
17 194 (9.89%) Active Directory
18 188 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
19 171 (8.72%) Windows Server
20 170 (8.66%) Business Analysis
21 169 (8.61%) Linux
22 165 (8.41%) PRINCE2
23 162 (8.26%) VMware
24 157 (8.00%) Analytics
25 150 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
26 146 (7.44%) Java
27 143 (7.29%) Waterfall
27 143 (7.29%) SDLC
28 139 (7.08%) Cisco
29 138 (7.03%) 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
1 106 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 76 (3.87%) Confluence
3 50 (2.55%) CMS
4 33 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 29 (1.48%) SAS
6 25 (1.27%) WordPress
7 23 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 18 (0.92%) Apache
8 18 (0.92%) Apache Spark
9 17 (0.87%) IIS
10 16 (0.82%) WebLogic
11 15 (0.76%) Drupal
11 15 (0.76%) Joomla!
11 15 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.51%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.46%) ArcGIS
14 9 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 109 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
4 46 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.36%) SPSS
7 5 (0.25%) Sketch
8 4 (0.20%) 3ds Max
8 4 (0.20%) ArchiCAD
8 4 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.20%) MicroStation
8 4 (0.20%) Revit
8 4 (0.20%) SketchUp
9 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.10%) InVision
11 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.051%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.051%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
2 25 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (1.12%) Magento
4 15 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 14 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.46%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.31%) Shopify
11 5 (0.25%) BigMachines
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.25%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
12 4 (0.20%) SAP HCM
12 4 (0.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 477 (24.31%) Azure
2 278 (14.17%) AWS
3 218 (11.11%) Office 365
4 119 (6.07%) SaaS
5 84 (4.28%) Power Platform
6 83 (4.23%) PaaS
7 74 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 55 (2.80%) IaaS
9 53 (2.70%) Serverless
10 45 (2.29%) GCP
11 29 (1.48%) Logic Apps
12 27 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
13 22 (1.12%) OpenShift
14 20 (1.02%) OneDrive
15 18 (0.92%) GitHub
15 18 (0.92%) PowerApps
16 16 (0.82%) Azure Functions
17 14 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
18 13 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
19 11 (0.56%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 121 (6.17%) Firewall
2 63 (3.21%) WAN
3 59 (3.01%) DNS
4 50 (2.55%) VPN
5 45 (2.29%) LAN
6 31 (1.58%) DHCP
6 31 (1.58%) Wireless
7 28 (1.43%) Network Security
8 27 (1.38%) VLAN
9 26 (1.33%) BGP
10 22 (1.12%) MPLS
10 22 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (1.07%) OSPF
11 21 (1.07%) SAN
11 21 (1.07%) Unified Communications
12 20 (1.02%) NetScaler
13 19 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (0.97%) Skype
14 18 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (3.26%) Power BI
4 59 (3.01%) MySQL
5 56 (2.85%) Big Data
6 49 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
9 36 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (1.53%) Hadoop
11 29 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
12 28 (1.43%) QlikView
13 24 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
14 23 (1.17%) Data Lake
15 20 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (0.92%) Tableau
18 17 (0.87%) NoSQL
18 17 (0.87%) Relational Database
19 12 (0.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 125 (6.37%) JIRA
2 86 (4.38%) Git (software)
2 86 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.12%) Cucumber
4 14 (0.71%) Bitbucket
5 12 (0.61%) Selenium
6 10 (0.51%) GitLab
6 10 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (0.46%) JMeter
7 9 (0.46%) LoadRunner
8 8 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.41%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.36%) PyCharm
9 7 (0.36%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.31%) eggPlant
10 6 (0.31%) Postman
10 6 (0.31%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 468 (23.85%) Finance
2 113 (5.76%) Public Sector
3 89 (4.54%) Telecoms
4 75 (3.82%) Banking
5 74 (3.77%) Retail
6 66 (3.36%) Marketing
7 50 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 43 (2.19%) Legal
9 42 (2.14%) Law
10 27 (1.38%) Front Office
11 25 (1.27%) Local Government
12 24 (1.22%) Electronics
12 24 (1.22%) Games
13 22 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 21 (1.07%) Automotive
15 20 (1.02%) Advertising
15 20 (1.02%) Aerospace
16 19 (0.97%) Military
17 16 (0.82%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 322 (16.41%) Project Manager
2 222 (11.31%) Analyst
3 180 (9.17%) Consultant
4 173 (8.82%) Architect
5 142 (7.24%) Business Analyst
6 139 (7.08%) Developer
7 106 (5.40%) IT Manager
8 96 (4.89%) Delivery Manager
9 93 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 64 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
11 58 (2.96%) Senior Manager
12 57 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
13 54 (2.75%) IT Project Manager
14 50 (2.55%) Network Engineer
15 47 (2.40%) Cloud Engineer
15 47 (2.40%) Senior Developer
16 46 (2.34%) Azure Engineer
17 39 (1.99%) Senior Consultant
17 39 (1.99%) Senior Project Manager
18 38 (1.94%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (4.43%) .NET
2 79 (4.03%) HTML
3 77 (3.92%) CSS
4 63 (3.21%) XML
5 61 (3.11%) Web Services
6 41 (2.09%) JSON
7 37 (1.89%) jQuery
8 34 (1.73%) Velocity
9 31 (1.58%) J2EE
10 30 (1.53%) AngularJS
10 30 (1.53%) React
11 28 (1.43%) Spring Boot
12 26 (1.33%) Node.js
13 25 (1.27%) REST
14 22 (1.12%) Ajax
14 22 (1.12%) Spring
15 20 (1.02%) Middleware
16 19 (0.97%) .NET Framework
16 19 (0.97%) Kafka
17 18 (0.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 188 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (5.76%) Data Centre
3 80 (4.08%) User Experience
4 69 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 38 (1.94%) Public Cloud
7 34 (1.73%) Cloud Native
8 32 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 31 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (1.17%) Hedge funds
10 23 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 21 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 21 (1.07%) NHS
11 21 (1.07%) PMI
12 20 (1.02%) Equities
12 20 (1.02%) PKI
13 18 (0.92%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.92%) Derivative
14 17 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 300 (15.29%) Windows
2 171 (8.72%) Windows Server
3 169 (8.61%) Linux
4 40 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 34 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (1.63%) Unix
6 32 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 28 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 25 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
10 24 (1.22%) Android
11 16 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (0.66%) Solaris
14 11 (0.56%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.56%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.41%) CentOS
16 7 (0.36%) VMS
17 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 576 (29.36%) Project Management
3 302 (15.39%) DevOps
4 261 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 237 (12.08%) Scrum
6 224 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
7 216 (11.01%) Migration
8 205 (10.45%) ITIL
9 170 (8.66%) Business Analysis
10 165 (8.41%) PRINCE2
11 157 (8.00%) Analytics
12 150 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 143 (7.29%) SDLC
13 143 (7.29%) Waterfall
14 138 (7.03%) Service Delivery
15 128 (6.52%) Mentoring
16 125 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 118 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
18 116 (5.91%) Change Management
19 115 (5.86%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 257 (13.10%) SQL
2 146 (7.44%) Java
3 120 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 111 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 101 (5.15%) Python
6 67 (3.41%) C#
7 62 (3.16%) C
8 56 (2.85%) PHP
9 26 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 23 (1.17%) R
11 18 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 15 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.71%) TypeScript
14 13 (0.66%) Perl
15 12 (0.61%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.51%) C++
17 9 (0.46%) ES6
17 9 (0.46%) Go
17 9 (0.46%) Scala
18 8 (0.41%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 223 (11.37%) Degree
2 108 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.82%) SC Cleared
4 68 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (2.19%) PMI Certification
7 39 (1.99%) DV Cleared
8 36 (1.83%) CCNP
9 35 (1.78%) CISSP
10 33 (1.68%) PMP
11 31 (1.58%) MCSE
12 29 (1.48%) CCNA
12 29 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (1.12%) CISM
13 22 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (0.61%) ISTQB
15 12 (0.61%) Master's Degree
15 12 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
16 11 (0.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.30%) QA
2 96 (4.89%) PMO
3 64 (3.26%) SLA
4 42 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (1.58%) GDPR
6 27 (1.38%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.82%) NIST
8 11 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.46%) RMADS
10 7 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (0.36%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.31%) P3O
12 5 (0.25%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.15%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.15%) ISO 26262
13 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.15%) MiFID
13 3 (0.15%) MISRA
14 2 (0.10%) CDISC
System Software
1 194 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 125 (6.37%) Docker
3 101 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (2.91%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.63%) XenApp
6 27 (1.38%) XenDesktop
7 26 (1.33%) vSphere
8 16 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.51%) Firmware
11 8 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (0.20%) Varnish
14 3 (0.15%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.15%) HDFS
14 3 (0.15%) vCloud
15 2 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.10%) VMware NSX
16 1 (0.051%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 100 (5.10%) Kubernetes
2 79 (4.03%) Terraform
3 74 (3.77%) Ansible
4 56 (2.85%) SCCM
5 52 (2.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 45 (2.29%) Puppet
7 36 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (0.97%) SCOM
9 12 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.46%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.46%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.31%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.25%) CASB
12 5 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.25%) Salt
13 4 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
13 4 (0.20%) Nagios
13 4 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 529 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 162 (8.26%) VMware
3 139 (7.08%) Cisco
4 128 (6.52%) Oracle
5 103 (5.25%) SAP
6 80 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
7 59 (3.01%) Citrix
8 52 (2.65%) Veeam
9 42 (2.14%) Google
10 40 (2.04%) HP
11 38 (1.94%) CheckPoint
12 37 (1.89%) Red Hat
13 33 (1.68%) ServiceNow
14 31 (1.58%) Pega
15 26 (1.33%) Meraki
16 25 (1.27%) IBM
16 25 (1.27%) Teradata
17 24 (1.22%) Atlassian
18 21 (1.07%) EMC
18 21 (1.07%) MuleSoft