Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 72 75
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 2,143 5,681 6,806
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.45% 4.00% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 4.34% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,749 4,361 5,258
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £37,900 £35,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £86,050 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 57,318 130,822 155,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.29% 92.22% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 45,870 102,922 124,257
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 15 August 2020.

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 15 August 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 -13 1,996 £58,250 +5.91% 209
UK excluding London -17 1,137 £51,500 +3.00% 166
London -6 911 £66,000 +1.54% 65
South East -14 399 £53,500 -2.73% 45
North of England -17 253 £50,000 +8.11% 40
Work from Home +33 200 £60,000 -4.00% 33
Midlands -5 184 £50,000 - 24
South West -9 155 £51,796 -1.34% 17
Yorkshire +25 122 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North West -23 120 £50,000 +5.26% 24
West Midlands -22 111 £47,500 -5.00% 16
East Midlands +44 71 £50,000 +5.26% 8
East of England +2 71 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Scotland -20 45 £50,000 +2.56% 20
Wales -10 31 £45,000 - 4
North East -14 11 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Northern Ireland +6 5 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 871 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (30.14%) Project Management
3 591 (27.58%) Finance
4 528 (24.64%) Microsoft
5 417 (19.46%) Azure
6 375 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 317 (14.79%) Windows
8 279 (13.02%) PRINCE2
9 264 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
10 260 (12.13%) Scrum
11 250 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
12 246 (11.48%) Degree
13 236 (11.01%) DevOps
14 235 (10.97%) SQL
15 222 (10.36%) ITIL
16 217 (10.13%) AWS
17 213 (9.94%) Office 365
17 213 (9.94%) VMware
18 197 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
19 187 (8.73%) Active Directory
20 185 (8.63%) Cisco
21 180 (8.40%) Linux
22 175 (8.17%) Migration
22 175 (8.17%) Waterfall
23 166 (7.75%) Windows Server
24 153 (7.14%) Service Delivery
24 153 (7.14%) Data Centre
25 152 (7.09%) Analytics
26 150 (7.00%) Mentoring
27 148 (6.91%) SDLC

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 83 (3.87%) Confluence
2 78 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 57 (2.66%) CMS
4 37 (1.73%) IIS
5 35 (1.63%) Apache
6 29 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 26 (1.21%) Apache Spark
8 25 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 18 (0.84%) Skype for Business
10 16 (0.75%) WordPress
11 15 (0.70%) SAS
12 14 (0.65%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.65%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.61%) nginx
14 11 (0.51%) Joomla!
14 11 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
16 9 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 111 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
3 77 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 43 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.84%) Sketch
7 10 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.23%) InVision
10 4 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.14%) Abaqus
11 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.14%) Marvel
11 3 (0.14%) Revit
12 2 (0.093%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.093%) ArchiCAD
12 2 (0.093%) MicroStation
12 2 (0.093%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 36 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 36 (1.68%) Oracle ERP
2 25 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
2 25 (1.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 25 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (1.03%) SAP ERP
3 22 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
4 19 (0.89%) Magento
5 14 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
5 14 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
6 10 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
8 7 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.28%) Maximo
10 5 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.23%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.23%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 417 (19.46%) Azure
2 217 (10.13%) AWS
3 213 (9.94%) Office 365
4 109 (5.09%) SaaS
5 66 (3.08%) PaaS
6 52 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 52 (2.43%) GCP
7 44 (2.05%) IaaS
8 32 (1.49%) Serverless
9 31 (1.45%) Power Platform
10 24 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (0.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 14 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
12 14 (0.65%) Logic Apps
13 13 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.47%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
16 8 (0.37%) Azure Functions
16 8 (0.37%) BlazeMeter
16 8 (0.37%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 128 (5.97%) Firewall
2 118 (5.51%) WAN
3 86 (4.01%) DNS
4 76 (3.55%) DHCP
5 66 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
6 59 (2.75%) VPN
7 53 (2.47%) BGP
8 50 (2.33%) OSPF
9 45 (2.10%) LAN
10 42 (1.96%) MPLS
11 38 (1.77%) SSL
12 35 (1.63%) Internet
12 35 (1.63%) Network Security
13 34 (1.59%) TCP/IP
14 33 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
14 33 (1.54%) NX-OS
14 33 (1.54%) SAN
14 33 (1.54%) Unified Communications
15 32 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 59 (2.75%) MySQL
3 51 (2.38%) Big Data
4 50 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 40 (1.87%) Data Lake
6 40 (1.87%) Hadoop
7 39 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 32 (1.49%) Apache Hive
9 30 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
10 29 (1.35%) Power BI
11 26 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 26 (1.21%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.03%) MongoDB
13 19 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.70%) Cosmos DB
16 14 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 129 (6.02%) JIRA
2 75 (3.50%) Jenkins
3 72 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 31 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 20 (0.93%) Selenium
6 17 (0.79%) webpack
7 14 (0.65%) Grunt
7 14 (0.65%) gulp
7 14 (0.65%) Subversion
8 12 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (0.51%) JMeter
9 11 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (0.51%) Postman
9 11 (0.51%) SoapUI
9 11 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 10 (0.47%) REST Assured
11 9 (0.42%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.42%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.42%) LoadRunner
11 9 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 591 (27.58%) Finance
2 125 (5.83%) Retail
3 112 (5.23%) Marketing
4 80 (3.73%) Public Sector
5 70 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.94%) Banking
7 58 (2.71%) Legal
8 51 (2.38%) Law
9 42 (1.96%) Local Government
10 40 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 32 (1.49%) Financial Institution
12 23 (1.07%) Police
13 16 (0.75%) Back Office
14 15 (0.70%) Advertising
14 15 (0.70%) Front Office
15 14 (0.65%) Aerospace
15 14 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.61%) Games
17 11 (0.51%) Military
18 9 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 376 (17.55%) Project Manager
2 238 (11.11%) Analyst
3 181 (8.45%) Consultant
4 169 (7.89%) Developer
5 156 (7.28%) Architect
6 127 (5.93%) Business Analyst
7 113 (5.27%) IT Manager
8 96 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 78 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
10 76 (3.55%) Network Engineer
11 74 (3.45%) Senior Manager
12 72 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
13 52 (2.43%) Infrastructure Manager
14 50 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
15 48 (2.24%) Senior Network Engineer
16 47 (2.19%) IT Project Manager
17 42 (1.96%) Senior Developer
17 42 (1.96%) Technical Manager
18 35 (1.63%) Project Engineer
19 33 (1.54%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (6.16%) CSS
1 132 (6.16%) HTML
2 127 (5.93%) .NET
3 74 (3.45%) Web Services
4 59 (2.75%) jQuery
5 55 (2.57%) AngularJS
6 51 (2.38%) XML
7 50 (2.33%) React
8 42 (1.96%) REST
9 39 (1.82%) JSON
10 38 (1.77%) Node.js
11 37 (1.73%) Middleware
12 29 (1.35%) Velocity
13 25 (1.17%) RESTful
14 24 (1.12%) .NET Framework
14 24 (1.12%) Ajax
15 23 (1.07%) HTML5
16 21 (0.98%) Sass
17 20 (0.93%) SOAP
18 19 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 250 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 92 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
4 85 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 70 (3.27%) User Experience
6 53 (2.47%) Public Cloud
7 35 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 34 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
8 34 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 34 (1.59%) Virtual Team
9 30 (1.40%) PMI
10 29 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.12%) NHS
12 22 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
13 21 (0.98%) Cloud Native
14 20 (0.93%) Marketing Technology
14 20 (0.93%) PKI
15 19 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 18 (0.84%) FMCG
17 17 (0.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 317 (14.79%) Windows
2 180 (8.40%) Linux
3 166 (7.75%) Windows Server
4 87 (4.06%) Windows 10
5 48 (2.24%) Windows Server 2016
6 38 (1.77%) Unix
7 37 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 35 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.12%) Windows 8
12 22 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 21 (0.98%) Android
14 20 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 20 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
15 18 (0.84%) Solaris
16 11 (0.51%) Debian
17 7 (0.33%) HPUX
17 7 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (30.14%) Project Management
3 375 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 279 (13.02%) PRINCE2
5 264 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
6 260 (12.13%) Scrum
7 236 (11.01%) DevOps
8 222 (10.36%) ITIL
9 197 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 175 (8.17%) Migration
10 175 (8.17%) Waterfall
11 153 (7.14%) Service Delivery
12 152 (7.09%) Analytics
13 150 (7.00%) Mentoring
14 148 (6.91%) SDLC
15 141 (6.58%) Business Analysis
16 137 (6.39%) Change Management
17 128 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 124 (5.79%) Presales
19 122 (5.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 235 (10.97%) SQL
2 148 (6.91%) JavaScript
3 145 (6.77%) Java
4 118 (5.51%) C#
5 116 (5.41%) Python
6 102 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 60 (2.80%) PHP
8 46 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 40 (1.87%) C
10 27 (1.26%) R
11 26 (1.21%) Apex Code
12 24 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 23 (1.07%) VBScript
14 22 (1.03%) Scala
15 20 (0.93%) Perl
16 17 (0.79%) Ruby
17 16 (0.75%) ES6
17 16 (0.75%) TypeScript
18 14 (0.65%) VB
19 11 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 246 (11.48%) Degree
2 116 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 98 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (3.69%) PMI Certification
5 71 (3.31%) PMP
6 67 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 63 (2.94%) CCNP
7 63 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (2.24%) CCNA
9 43 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 42 (1.96%) MCSE
10 42 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 38 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 31 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
13 27 (1.26%) DV Cleared
14 22 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (0.93%) MCSA
16 19 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
17 18 (0.84%) Master's Degree
18 17 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (5.93%) QA
2 83 (3.87%) PMO
3 72 (3.36%) GDPR
4 66 (3.08%) SLA
5 37 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (1.21%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.23%) P3O
11 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.14%) COBIT
11 3 (0.14%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.14%) MiFID
12 2 (0.093%) NIST
12 2 (0.093%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.047%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.047%) HL7
13 1 (0.047%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 187 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 148 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.83%) Docker
4 73 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (1.49%) XenApp
7 28 (1.31%) vSphere
8 27 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 24 (1.12%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 7 (0.33%) HDFS
12 7 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.093%) DFS Replication
17 2 (0.093%) Terminal Services
17 2 (0.093%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 74 (3.45%) SCCM
2 70 (3.27%) Ansible
3 58 (2.71%) Kubernetes
3 58 (2.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 53 (2.47%) Terraform
5 19 (0.89%) Puppet
6 13 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.56%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.56%) SCOM
8 10 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (0.47%) WSUS
9 8 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (0.28%) SCOrch
11 6 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 6 (0.28%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.23%) SELinux
Vendors
1 528 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 213 (9.94%) VMware
3 185 (8.63%) Cisco
4 144 (6.72%) Oracle
5 114 (5.32%) SAP
6 105 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
7 83 (3.87%) Citrix
8 68 (3.17%) CheckPoint
9 67 (3.13%) HP
10 42 (1.96%) Atlassian
11 41 (1.91%) Google
12 36 (1.68%) Capita
12 36 (1.68%) IBM
13 35 (1.63%) Palo Alto
14 32 (1.49%) Red Hat
14 32 (1.49%) ServiceNow
15 30 (1.40%) Infoblox
16 24 (1.12%) Pardot
17 23 (1.07%) F5
17 23 (1.07%) Veeam