Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 70 79
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 4,943 6,494 6,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.72% 4.09% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 4.44% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,695 4,813 4,947
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £36,250 £32,836
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 122,331 146,174 165,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.99% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 96,858 115,964 131,642
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,331 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.32% +4.66% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in the UK

Project Delivery
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Delivery.

Salary trend for Project Delivery in the UK

Project Delivery
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Delivery over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Project Delivery in the UK

Project Delivery
Top 16 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 8 December 2019. 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 4,477 £55,000 -4.35% 587
UK excluding London -6 2,716 £50,000 -4.76% 470
London -14 2,009 £65,000 -1.52% 157
South East -7 849 £52,500 - 114
North of England +8 568 £47,500 -5.00% 130
Midlands -12 460 £47,500 -5.00% 90
West Midlands -19 317 £50,000 -4.76% 57
South West +2 309 £52,500 +1.94% 54
North West -11 286 £45,000 -5.26% 52
Yorkshire +3 250 £47,500 -5.00% 64
East of England -10 243 £55,000 - 42
Scotland -13 178 £47,500 +1.60% 20
East Midlands +13 143 £46,000 -0.54% 33
Wales +27 96 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North East -11 32 £49,741 +13.69% 14
Northern Ireland +10 19 £50,000 +25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 1,957 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1,615 (32.67%) Project Management
3 1,536 (31.07%) Finance
4 941 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 917 (18.55%) Microsoft
6 797 (16.12%) Azure
7 724 (14.65%) PRINCE2
8 593 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 592 (11.98%) Windows
10 586 (11.86%) Degree
11 504 (10.20%) ITIL
12 497 (10.05%) Scrum
13 492 (9.95%) SQL
14 472 (9.55%) Migration
15 461 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
16 457 (9.25%) Office 365
17 447 (9.04%) DevOps
18 445 (9.00%) Business Analysis
19 440 (8.90%) AWS
20 421 (8.52%) Waterfall
21 406 (8.21%) Active Directory
22 405 (8.19%) Service Delivery
23 399 (8.07%) Change Management
24 372 (7.53%) QA
25 361 (7.30%) Presales
26 350 (7.08%) Retail
27 346 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
28 333 (6.74%) Analytics
29 320 (6.47%) Cisco
30 319 (6.45%) 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
1 239 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 83 (1.68%) CMS
3 76 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 62 (1.25%) Confluence
5 56 (1.13%) SAS
6 46 (0.93%) IIS
7 42 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 37 (0.75%) Skype for Business
9 36 (0.73%) Apache
9 36 (0.73%) WordPress
10 32 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (0.51%) Joomla!
12 23 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.36%) Tomcat
14 18 (0.36%) Umbraco
14 18 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 272 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 219 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 194 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
4 108 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 90 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.36%) Chatbot
7 16 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 14 (0.28%) InVision
9 11 (0.22%) Sketch
10 10 (0.20%) Photoshop
11 9 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 9 (0.18%) SPSS
12 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.12%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.081%) Gliffy
13 4 (0.081%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.040%) Adobe XD
14 2 (0.040%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 82 (1.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 58 (1.17%) Magento
3 55 (1.11%) Markit EDM
4 53 (1.07%) Front Arena
4 53 (1.07%) thinkFolio
5 42 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 29 (0.59%) SAP CO
6 29 (0.59%) SAP FI
6 29 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
7 25 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
8 24 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
9 22 (0.45%) SAP MM
10 20 (0.40%) SAP ERP
11 18 (0.36%) SAP BPC
12 16 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
13 15 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 13 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
15 12 (0.24%) NetSuite
16 10 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
16 10 (0.20%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 797 (16.12%) Azure
2 457 (9.25%) Office 365
3 440 (8.90%) AWS
4 217 (4.39%) SaaS
5 153 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 116 (2.35%) GCP
7 115 (2.33%) PaaS
8 101 (2.04%) IaaS
9 85 (1.72%) Serverless
10 82 (1.66%) Power Platform
11 42 (0.85%) OneDrive
12 38 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
13 36 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 36 (0.73%) GitHub
13 36 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 35 (0.71%) Trello
15 33 (0.67%) Azure Functions
16 31 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
17 30 (0.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 27 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 267 (5.40%) Firewall
2 225 (4.55%) WAN
3 181 (3.66%) LAN
4 156 (3.16%) DNS
5 125 (2.53%) DHCP
6 117 (2.37%) VPN
7 94 (1.90%) Internet
8 92 (1.86%) Wireless
9 76 (1.54%) Network Security
10 74 (1.50%) TCP/IP
11 73 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 65 (1.31%) MPLS
13 63 (1.27%) BGP
14 60 (1.21%) SAN
15 57 (1.15%) OSPF
16 52 (1.05%) Unified Communications
17 51 (1.03%) VoIP
18 49 (0.99%) Skype
19 47 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
19 47 (0.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 126 (2.55%) Big Data
3 120 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
4 83 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 70 (1.42%) Power BI
6 68 (1.38%) Hadoop
7 65 (1.31%) MySQL
8 63 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 56 (1.13%) NoSQL
10 55 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 49 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 41 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 33 (0.67%) QlikView
15 29 (0.59%) Apache Hive
15 29 (0.59%) Data Lake
15 29 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
17 26 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 18 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 232 (4.69%) JIRA
2 133 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 90 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 75 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 33 (0.67%) Grunt
6 31 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
7 27 (0.55%) gulp
8 24 (0.49%) Bitbucket
8 24 (0.49%) Selenium
9 23 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (0.40%) Cucumber
11 15 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (0.30%) webpack
12 14 (0.28%) Bower
13 12 (0.24%) JMeter
13 12 (0.24%) Postman
14 11 (0.22%) GitLab
14 11 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (0.20%) Maven
15 10 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 1,536 (31.07%) Finance
2 350 (7.08%) Retail
3 274 (5.54%) Banking
4 266 (5.38%) Public Sector
5 261 (5.28%) Telecoms
6 238 (4.81%) Marketing
7 110 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 103 (2.08%) Local Government
9 84 (1.70%) Legal
10 83 (1.68%) Law
11 78 (1.58%) Front Office
12 76 (1.54%) Electronics
13 73 (1.48%) Advertising
14 55 (1.11%) Back Office
15 48 (0.97%) Billing
16 40 (0.81%) Aerospace
17 38 (0.77%) Police
18 31 (0.63%) Games
19 28 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
20 26 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,072 (21.69%) Project Manager
2 552 (11.17%) Analyst
3 457 (9.25%) Consultant
4 427 (8.64%) Architect
5 353 (7.14%) Developer
6 338 (6.84%) Business Analyst
7 311 (6.29%) IT Manager
8 234 (4.73%) Senior Manager
9 214 (4.33%) IT Project Manager
10 191 (3.86%) Delivery Manager
11 187 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
12 153 (3.10%) Senior Project Manager
13 110 (2.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 96 (1.94%) Technical Manager
15 93 (1.88%) Infrastructure Manager
16 91 (1.84%) Network Engineer
17 85 (1.72%) Programme Manager
18 81 (1.64%) Cloud Architect
19 80 (1.62%) Service Manager
20 77 (1.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (4.19%) HTML
2 196 (3.97%) .NET
3 190 (3.84%) CSS
4 142 (2.87%) AngularJS
5 125 (2.53%) jQuery
6 115 (2.33%) XML
7 112 (2.27%) Node.js
8 106 (2.14%) JSON
9 97 (1.96%) React
10 87 (1.76%) Web Services
11 66 (1.34%) ASP.NET
12 57 (1.15%) Sass
13 53 (1.07%) RESTful
14 50 (1.01%) HTML5
14 50 (1.01%) REST
15 48 (0.97%) Middleware
16 46 (0.93%) SOAP
17 42 (0.85%) Ajax
18 39 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 37 (0.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 461 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 315 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 298 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
4 238 (4.81%) Data Centre
5 210 (4.25%) User Experience
6 141 (2.85%) Virtual Team
7 92 (1.86%) Public Cloud
8 86 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 77 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 72 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 72 (1.46%) PMI
11 69 (1.40%) Fixed Income
12 65 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 60 (1.21%) Equities
14 59 (1.19%) Hedge funds
15 56 (1.13%) Derivative
16 52 (1.05%) Private Cloud
16 52 (1.05%) Social Media
17 40 (0.81%) Driving Licence
18 35 (0.71%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 592 (11.98%) Windows
2 295 (5.97%) Linux
3 293 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 165 (3.34%) Windows 10
5 97 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (1.60%) Unix
7 53 (1.07%) Android
8 50 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 38 (0.77%) Windows 7
11 34 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 28 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (0.53%) CentOS
13 26 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (0.47%) Debian
15 15 (0.30%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.18%) VMS
17 8 (0.16%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.12%) AIX
18 6 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,957 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1,615 (32.67%) Project Management
3 941 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 724 (14.65%) PRINCE2
5 593 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 504 (10.20%) ITIL
7 497 (10.05%) Scrum
8 472 (9.55%) Migration
9 447 (9.04%) DevOps
10 445 (9.00%) Business Analysis
11 421 (8.52%) Waterfall
12 405 (8.19%) Service Delivery
13 399 (8.07%) Change Management
14 361 (7.30%) Presales
15 346 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 333 (6.74%) Analytics
17 319 (6.45%) Mentoring
18 281 (5.68%) SDLC
19 260 (5.26%) Risk Management
20 258 (5.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 492 (9.95%) SQL
2 312 (6.31%) JavaScript
3 262 (5.30%) Java
4 251 (5.08%) Python
5 248 (5.02%) C#
6 172 (3.48%) PowerShell
7 147 (2.97%) C
8 109 (2.21%) PHP
9 98 (1.98%) C++
10 55 (1.11%) T-SQL
11 47 (0.95%) TypeScript
12 43 (0.87%) R
13 40 (0.81%) Bash Shell
14 37 (0.75%) Scala
15 36 (0.73%) VBScript
16 34 (0.69%) ES6
17 30 (0.61%) Go
18 27 (0.55%) ABAP
18 27 (0.55%) ANSI C
18 27 (0.55%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 586 (11.86%) Degree
2 207 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 181 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
4 164 (3.32%) PMI Certification
5 142 (2.87%) PMP
6 132 (2.67%) CCNP
7 130 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 102 (2.06%) SC Cleared
9 94 (1.90%) CCNA
10 93 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 93 (1.88%) MCSE
11 86 (1.74%) MCSA
12 82 (1.66%) CISSP
13 80 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 69 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 52 (1.05%) APMP
16 50 (1.01%) CCIE
16 50 (1.01%) CISM
16 50 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
17 45 (0.91%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (7.53%) QA
2 316 (6.39%) PMO
3 144 (2.91%) SLA
4 96 (1.94%) Data Quality
5 74 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 56 (1.13%) GDPR
7 29 (0.59%) PCI DSS
8 28 (0.57%) NIST
9 25 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 22 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.42%) HMG Infosec
11 21 (0.42%) JSP 440
12 20 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 16 (0.32%) ISO 9001
14 11 (0.22%) COBIT
14 11 (0.22%) ISO 20022
15 10 (0.20%) P3O
15 10 (0.20%) PSD2
16 8 (0.16%) SEPA
17 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 406 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 183 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (2.31%) Docker
4 84 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 64 (1.29%) vSphere
6 56 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (1.07%) XenDesktop
8 44 (0.89%) XenApp
9 38 (0.77%) Firmware
10 15 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 14 (0.28%) VMware NSX
12 13 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.12%) HDFS
16 5 (0.10%) pfSense
17 4 (0.081%) BitLocker
17 4 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.081%) NFS
Systems Management
1 150 (3.03%) SCCM
2 131 (2.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 105 (2.12%) Kubernetes
4 75 (1.52%) Terraform
5 56 (1.13%) Ansible
6 55 (1.11%) Puppet
7 48 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (0.65%) Nessus
8 32 (0.65%) vRealize
8 32 (0.65%) WSUS
9 31 (0.63%) SCOM
10 24 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
11 19 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
12 18 (0.36%) FortiGate
13 16 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
14 13 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
15 12 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
15 12 (0.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 12 (0.24%) yum
16 11 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 917 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 320 (6.47%) Cisco
3 314 (6.35%) SAP
4 301 (6.09%) VMware
5 235 (4.75%) Oracle
6 158 (3.20%) Citrix
7 145 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
8 129 (2.61%) Google
9 89 (1.80%) Palo Alto
10 85 (1.72%) HP
11 75 (1.52%) CheckPoint
12 68 (1.38%) IBM
13 53 (1.07%) Calypso
13 53 (1.07%) Charles River
13 53 (1.07%) SimCorp
14 52 (1.05%) Informatica
15 51 (1.03%) Red Hat
16 49 (0.99%) Veeam
17 44 (0.89%) Capita
17 44 (0.89%) Fortinet