Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Delivery
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 103 74
Rank change year-on-year +32 -29 0
Permanent jobs citing Project Delivery 5,278 1,509 5,221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.15% 3.04% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 3.27% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,615 1,141 3,883
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £34,841
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 119,742 46,190 126,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.19% 93.06% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79,117 38,578 101,498
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,077
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 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 +30 4,449 £60,000 +2.56% 721
UK excluding London +23 2,583 £52,500 +5.00% 494
London +44 2,069 £70,000 -6.67% 271
Work from Home +42 1,217 £62,500 -3.10% 130
North of England +37 696 £50,000 +6.38% 123
South East -22 564 £57,000 +3.64% 122
Midlands +34 544 £53,869 +13.41% 91
West Midlands +45 410 £52,500 +6.06% 70
North West +37 404 £50,000 +5.26% 65
South West +19 309 £52,743 +5.49% 60
Yorkshire +32 268 £50,000 +11.11% 44
East of England +17 191 £55,000 +10.00% 51
Scotland +17 176 £48,000 -6.80% 34
East Midlands -16 120 £53,000 +21.84% 19
Wales -2 85 £45,050 +0.11% 11
Northern Ireland -15 32 £46,250 -11.90% 2
North East -30 27 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 2,279 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1,901 (36.02%) Project Management
3 1,781 (33.74%) Social Skills
4 1,626 (30.81%) Finance
5 1,000 (18.95%) Microsoft
6 872 (16.52%) Azure
7 818 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 751 (14.23%) Degree
9 736 (13.94%) Scrum
10 689 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
11 677 (12.83%) PRINCE2
12 668 (12.66%) SQL
13 616 (11.67%) AWS
14 561 (10.63%) Software Engineering
15 542 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
16 506 (9.59%) Coaching
17 489 (9.26%) DevOps
18 486 (9.21%) Analytics
19 483 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
20 478 (9.06%) Waterfall
21 453 (8.58%) Migration
22 438 (8.30%) Windows
23 435 (8.24%) Python
24 415 (7.86%) Microsoft 365
25 413 (7.82%) Service Delivery
26 412 (7.81%) Java
27 408 (7.73%) Mentoring
28 391 (7.41%) ITIL
28 391 (7.41%) Business Analysis
29 385 (7.29%) Microservices

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
1 284 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 207 (3.92%) CMS
3 175 (3.32%) Confluence
4 69 (1.31%) EPiServer
5 54 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 53 (1.00%) IIS
7 49 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 39 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 37 (0.70%) Appian
10 36 (0.68%) Documentum
11 26 (0.49%) Apache
12 24 (0.45%) Drupal
13 20 (0.38%) SAS
14 16 (0.30%) Tomcat
15 15 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
15 15 (0.28%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.21%) OpenEdge
17 10 (0.19%) MS Project Server
18 9 (0.17%) WordPress
19 8 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 265 (5.02%) Microsoft Project
2 259 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
3 166 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 114 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 65 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.21%) Revit
8 10 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.19%) Sketch
9 9 (0.17%) Oracle Smart View
10 8 (0.15%) SPSS
10 8 (0.15%) Windchill
11 7 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
11 7 (0.13%) InDesign
11 7 (0.13%) Stata
12 5 (0.095%) Adobe XD
12 5 (0.095%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.095%) InVision
13 4 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.076%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 108 (2.05%) Oracle ERP
2 105 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 71 (1.35%) SAP S/4HANA
4 70 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
5 55 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
6 39 (0.74%) NetSuite
7 38 (0.72%) Shopify
8 35 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
8 35 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
9 34 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
10 26 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
11 21 (0.40%) SAP SCM
12 20 (0.38%) Magento
12 20 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
12 20 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 17 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
14 16 (0.30%) TrackWise
15 15 (0.28%) Sentinel
16 13 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
16 13 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 872 (16.52%) Azure
2 616 (11.67%) AWS
3 415 (7.86%) Microsoft 365
4 317 (6.01%) SaaS
5 199 (3.77%) Power Platform
6 194 (3.68%) Serverless
7 177 (3.35%) AWS Lambda
8 172 (3.26%) Amazon ECS
9 158 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
10 154 (2.92%) GCP
11 126 (2.39%) PaaS
12 121 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
13 113 (2.14%) IaaS
14 110 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
15 73 (1.38%) OneDrive
16 69 (1.31%) Power Automate
17 48 (0.91%) Veeva
18 42 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
19 38 (0.72%) PowerApps
20 37 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 195 (3.69%) Firewall
2 141 (2.67%) WAN
3 129 (2.44%) DNS
4 121 (2.29%) LAN
5 110 (2.08%) VPN
6 91 (1.72%) DHCP
7 80 (1.52%) SAN
8 78 (1.48%) Network Security
9 71 (1.35%) TCP/IP
10 58 (1.10%) Internet
11 57 (1.08%) BGP
12 53 (1.00%) Wireless
13 52 (0.99%) VLAN
14 51 (0.97%) OSPF
15 41 (0.78%) Broadband
16 40 (0.76%) MPLS
17 34 (0.64%) HTTP
17 34 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
18 30 (0.57%) NetScaler
19 28 (0.53%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 148 (2.80%) Amazon Aurora
3 137 (2.60%) Amazon Athena
4 119 (2.25%) Big Data
5 118 (2.24%) Power BI
6 115 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
7 90 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 86 (1.63%) MySQL
9 60 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 60 (1.14%) Tableau
10 52 (0.99%) Data Lake
11 49 (0.93%) Hadoop
11 49 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 49 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 44 (0.83%) MongoDB
13 43 (0.81%) NoSQL
14 38 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
15 37 (0.70%) RDBMS
16 32 (0.61%) SAP BW
17 29 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 309 (5.85%) JIRA
2 159 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 72 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 44 (0.83%) Bitbucket
5 41 (0.78%) GitLab
6 37 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (0.64%) Selenium
8 29 (0.55%) Jasmine
9 26 (0.49%) Cucumber
10 22 (0.42%) JMeter
10 22 (0.42%) Visual Studio
11 19 (0.36%) Cypress.io
11 19 (0.36%) WebDriver
12 17 (0.32%) eggPlant
12 17 (0.32%) TeamCity
13 16 (0.30%) webpack
14 15 (0.28%) Gatling
14 15 (0.28%) LoadRunner
14 15 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
15 14 (0.27%) Mocha
General
1 1,781 (33.74%) Social Skills
2 1,626 (30.81%) Finance
3 542 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
4 304 (5.76%) Banking
5 296 (5.61%) Public Sector
6 278 (5.27%) Marketing
7 277 (5.25%) Retail
8 235 (4.45%) Influencing Skills
9 234 (4.43%) Presentation Skills
10 226 (4.28%) Organisational Skills
11 208 (3.94%) Legal
12 159 (3.01%) Law
13 155 (2.94%) Telecoms
14 134 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 118 (2.24%) Manufacturing
16 113 (2.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 103 (1.95%) Advertising
18 102 (1.93%) Billing
19 85 (1.61%) Documentation Skills
20 57 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,218 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 637 (12.07%) Developer
3 496 (9.40%) Analyst
4 423 (8.01%) IT Manager
5 400 (7.58%) Architect
6 356 (6.74%) Consultant
7 289 (5.48%) IT Project Manager
8 282 (5.34%) Business Analyst
9 277 (5.25%) Senior Manager
10 242 (4.59%) Delivery Manager
11 224 (4.24%) Senior Project Manager
12 220 (4.17%) Software Engineer
13 187 (3.54%) AWS Engineer
14 150 (2.84%) AWS Software Engineer
15 131 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 127 (2.41%) PHP Developer
17 124 (2.35%) Lead Developer
18 120 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
19 112 (2.12%) Delivery Project Manager
20 110 (2.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (6.16%) Web Services
2 296 (5.61%) .NET
3 238 (4.51%) HTML
4 209 (3.96%) CSS
5 150 (2.84%) REST
6 148 (2.80%) gRPC
7 126 (2.39%) AngularJS
8 115 (2.18%) Node.js
9 105 (1.99%) React
10 78 (1.48%) XML
11 75 (1.42%) HTML5
11 75 (1.42%) JSON
11 75 (1.42%) Spring
12 69 (1.31%) Middleware
13 67 (1.27%) ASP.NET
14 55 (1.04%) Kafka
15 46 (0.87%) Spring Boot
16 45 (0.85%) jQuery
17 42 (0.80%) RESTful
17 42 (0.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 275 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 271 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
3 238 (4.51%) User Experience
4 204 (3.87%) Data Centre
5 186 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
6 159 (3.01%) Hedge funds
7 151 (2.86%) Life Science
8 149 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
9 148 (2.80%) Pricing Data
10 119 (2.25%) Mobile App
11 101 (1.91%) Virtual Team
12 98 (1.86%) Cloud Native
13 81 (1.53%) PMI
14 76 (1.44%) Social Media
15 59 (1.12%) Public Cloud
16 54 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
17 52 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
18 40 (0.76%) iPad
19 36 (0.68%) Robotics
20 35 (0.66%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 438 (8.30%) Windows
2 254 (4.81%) Linux
3 233 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 91 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 61 (1.16%) Unix
6 56 (1.06%) Android
7 55 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 51 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (0.76%) CentOS
10 39 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
11 37 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
12 28 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.38%) Solaris
14 15 (0.28%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.23%) AIX
16 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.095%) Windows 8
19 3 (0.057%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,279 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1,901 (36.02%) Project Management
3 818 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 736 (13.94%) Scrum
5 689 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
6 677 (12.83%) PRINCE2
7 561 (10.63%) Software Engineering
8 506 (9.59%) Coaching
9 489 (9.26%) DevOps
10 486 (9.21%) Analytics
11 483 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 478 (9.06%) Waterfall
13 453 (8.58%) Migration
14 413 (7.82%) Service Delivery
15 408 (7.73%) Mentoring
16 391 (7.41%) Business Analysis
16 391 (7.41%) ITIL
17 385 (7.29%) Microservices
18 384 (7.28%) Change Management
19 378 (7.16%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 668 (12.66%) SQL
2 435 (8.24%) Python
3 412 (7.81%) Java
4 374 (7.09%) JavaScript
5 290 (5.49%) C#
6 213 (4.04%) PHP
7 175 (3.32%) PowerShell
8 147 (2.79%) Go
9 117 (2.22%) C
10 79 (1.50%) TypeScript
11 62 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 43 (0.81%) C++
13 38 (0.72%) R
14 36 (0.68%) T-SQL
15 34 (0.64%) Ruby
16 20 (0.38%) Scala
17 16 (0.30%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.27%) Perl
19 13 (0.25%) VBA
20 12 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 751 (14.23%) Degree
2 336 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 229 (4.34%) SC Cleared
4 156 (2.96%) PMI Certification
5 124 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 112 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
7 101 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
7 101 (1.91%) PMP
8 88 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 68 (1.29%) CCNP
10 67 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 53 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 51 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
13 50 (0.95%) CCNA
14 44 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 38 (0.72%) MCSE
16 31 (0.59%) ISEB
16 31 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
17 30 (0.57%) CISSP
18 29 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (6.73%) QA
2 338 (6.40%) PMO
3 115 (2.18%) SLA
4 93 (1.76%) Data Quality
5 64 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 63 (1.19%) GDPR
7 28 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
8 23 (0.44%) Good Clinical Practice
9 17 (0.32%) Accessibility
10 16 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 16 (0.30%) PCI DSS
11 15 (0.28%) NIST
12 13 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 13 (0.25%) COBIT
13 12 (0.23%) NCSC
14 10 (0.19%) GRC
15 9 (0.17%) ISO 22301
15 9 (0.17%) Solvency II
16 8 (0.15%) ISO 13485
16 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 300 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 164 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (2.58%) Docker
4 66 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 48 (0.91%) vSphere
6 30 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (0.47%) XenApp
8 21 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.34%) BitLocker
10 18 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
11 16 (0.30%) Firmware
12 12 (0.23%) VMware NSX
13 11 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.11%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.076%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 3 (0.057%) HDFS
16 3 (0.057%) KVM
16 3 (0.057%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.057%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 143 (2.71%) Kubernetes
2 125 (2.37%) Ansible
3 100 (1.89%) Terraform
4 83 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 60 (1.14%) SCCM
6 52 (0.99%) Puppet
7 44 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
8 33 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (0.55%) Grafana
10 27 (0.51%) Kibana
11 19 (0.36%) SCOM
12 18 (0.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 16 (0.30%) WSUS
14 13 (0.25%) Nagios
15 12 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
16 11 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
17 9 (0.17%) Prometheus
17 9 (0.17%) ZABBIX
18 7 (0.13%) Istio
18 7 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,000 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 344 (6.52%) Oracle
3 273 (5.17%) VMware
4 248 (4.70%) Salesforce.com
5 247 (4.68%) SAP
6 174 (3.30%) Cisco
7 109 (2.07%) Citrix
8 94 (1.78%) Google
9 63 (1.19%) Dell
10 61 (1.16%) Veeam
11 60 (1.14%) HP
11 60 (1.14%) ServiceNow
12 57 (1.08%) OutSystems
13 53 (1.00%) CheckPoint
14 51 (0.97%) MuleSoft
15 50 (0.95%) Informatica
16 41 (0.78%) F5
17 39 (0.74%) Automation Anywhere
18 38 (0.72%) Red Hat
19 37 (0.70%) Atlassian