Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 25 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 12,736 12,887 17,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.18% 7.47% 8.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.90% 8.26% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9,823 10,314 14,278
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,018 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Project Management 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 161,231 156,030 184,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.84% 90.43% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 130,643 128,474 152,913
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,128 £27,854 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the UK

Project Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Project Management in the UK

Project Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the UK

Project Management
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 Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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 -3 11,780 £52,500 - 1,655
UK excluding London -5 7,064 £50,000 +5.26% 1,170
London -6 5,226 £60,000 - 590
South East -10 2,061 £50,000 - 296
North of England +4 1,682 £47,500 +5.56% 267
Midlands -4 1,181 £47,500 - 233
North West +14 905 £50,000 +11.11% 155
West Midlands -2 876 £45,000 -5.26% 148
East of England -6 843 £51,000 +3.03% 133
South West -7 741 £47,500 -2.06% 134
Yorkshire -3 642 £45,000 - 96
Scotland -5 399 £55,000 +10.00% 63
East Midlands -19 304 £50,000 +11.11% 85
Wales +6 167 £40,000 - 33
North East +4 135 £41,500 +10.67% 16
Northern Ireland -8 27 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Channel Islands +5 3 £60,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing Project Management 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 Management.

1 4,205 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
2 4,106 (32.24%) Finance
3 3,112 (24.43%) PRINCE2
4 2,175 (17.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2,173 (17.06%) Degree
6 2,123 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1,614 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
8 1,492 (11.71%) ITIL
9 1,452 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
10 1,330 (10.44%) SQL
11 1,302 (10.22%) Scrum
12 1,196 (9.39%) Change Management
13 1,122 (8.81%) Windows
14 1,121 (8.80%) Business Analysis
15 1,069 (8.39%) Waterfall
16 1,063 (8.35%) SDLC
17 1,046 (8.21%) PMO
17 1,046 (8.21%) Retail
18 933 (7.33%) CRM
19 885 (6.95%) SAP
20 865 (6.79%) Banking
21 830 (6.52%) QA
22 829 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
23 825 (6.48%) Marketing
24 809 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
25 805 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
26 786 (6.17%) SQL Server
27 780 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
28 778 (6.11%) Risk Management
29 756 (5.94%) Java

Project Management
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
1 396 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 208 (1.63%) Confluence
3 190 (1.49%) CMS
4 154 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 141 (1.11%) IIS
6 97 (0.76%) SAS
7 92 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 81 (0.64%) Apache
9 76 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 71 (0.56%) WordPress
11 69 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 59 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 59 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 57 (0.45%) Drupal
13 57 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 50 (0.39%) Apache Spark
15 45 (0.35%) Mule
16 42 (0.33%) Umbraco
17 35 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
18 32 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 829 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 726 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 726 (5.70%) Microsoft Project
3 432 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 363 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 94 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 36 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 34 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 29 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 26 (0.20%) InVision
10 22 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 15 (0.12%) InDesign
12 13 (0.10%) SPSS
13 10 (0.079%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.047%) Maya
15 5 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.039%) Chatbot
15 5 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
16 4 (0.031%) Houdini
16 4 (0.031%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 237 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 187 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 119 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 99 (0.78%) NetSuite
5 69 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
6 61 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
7 56 (0.44%) SAP SD
8 53 (0.42%) Magento
9 41 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
9 41 (0.32%) SAP ERP
9 41 (0.32%) SAP FI
10 40 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 38 (0.30%) SAP CO
12 37 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
12 37 (0.29%) SAP R/3
13 36 (0.28%) SAP Business One
14 35 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
15 33 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
15 33 (0.26%) Workfront
16 31 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 805 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 780 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 578 (4.54%) Office 365
4 435 (3.42%) SaaS
5 185 (1.45%) PaaS
6 178 (1.40%) IaaS
7 170 (1.33%) GitHub
8 154 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
9 126 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
10 103 (0.81%) Slack
11 80 (0.63%) Trello
12 53 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
13 45 (0.35%) Heroku
14 42 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
15 34 (0.27%) Google Analytics
16 29 (0.23%) Basecamp
17 26 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 23 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
18 23 (0.18%) Boomi
19 22 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 411 (3.23%) Firewall
2 374 (2.94%) WAN
3 326 (2.56%) LAN
4 242 (1.90%) Internet
5 185 (1.45%) SAN
6 182 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 166 (1.30%) VPN
8 153 (1.20%) DNS
9 138 (1.08%) Wireless
10 126 (0.99%) VoIP
11 121 (0.95%) DHCP
12 119 (0.93%) Network Security
13 94 (0.74%) NetScaler
14 91 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
15 87 (0.68%) Skype
16 81 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 72 (0.57%) Intranet
18 70 (0.55%) IPsec
19 69 (0.54%) BGP
20 68 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 786 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 332 (2.61%) Big Data
3 283 (2.22%) MySQL
4 208 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 192 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 166 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 156 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 153 (1.20%) NoSQL
9 119 (0.93%) Power BI
10 100 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
11 95 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 92 (0.72%) Blockchain
13 89 (0.70%) Redis
14 80 (0.63%) MongoDB
15 73 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
16 71 (0.56%) SAP HANA
17 69 (0.54%) Hadoop
18 61 (0.48%) GIS
19 59 (0.46%) Oracle Database
20 58 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 727 (5.71%) JIRA
2 297 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 148 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 101 (0.79%) Selenium
5 99 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 83 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 71 (0.56%) Subversion
8 66 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 51 (0.40%) webpack
10 46 (0.36%) JUnit
11 45 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
12 44 (0.35%) TeamCity
13 41 (0.32%) Maven
14 38 (0.30%) Babel
15 37 (0.29%) Bitbucket
16 35 (0.27%) Mocha
16 35 (0.27%) SonarQube
17 33 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
18 31 (0.24%) PHPUnit
18 31 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4,106 (32.24%) Finance
2 1,046 (8.21%) Retail
3 865 (6.79%) Banking
4 825 (6.48%) Marketing
5 489 (3.84%) Legal
6 482 (3.78%) Telecoms
7 426 (3.34%) Manufacturing
8 393 (3.09%) Advertising
9 267 (2.10%) Law
10 220 (1.73%) Investment Banking
11 176 (1.38%) Games
12 147 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 139 (1.09%) Electronics
14 135 (1.06%) Back Office
15 131 (1.03%) Billing
16 130 (1.02%) Front Office
17 116 (0.91%) French Language
18 107 (0.84%) German Language
19 92 (0.72%) Publishing
20 84 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4,044 (31.75%) Project Manager
2 1,482 (11.64%) Analyst
3 1,065 (8.36%) IT Manager
4 986 (7.74%) Consultant
5 853 (6.70%) Developer
6 741 (5.82%) Business Analyst
7 740 (5.81%) IT Project Manager
8 708 (5.56%) Senior Manager
9 681 (5.35%) Architect
10 578 (4.54%) Senior Project Manager
11 388 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
12 378 (2.97%) Infrastructure Manager
13 359 (2.82%) Software Project Manager
14 343 (2.69%) Technical Manager
15 299 (2.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 294 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
17 271 (2.13%) Agile Project Manager
18 255 (2.00%) Programme Manager
19 254 (1.99%) Senior Developer
20 244 (1.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 740 (5.81%) .NET
2 630 (4.95%) HTML
3 511 (4.01%) CSS
4 354 (2.78%) Web Services
5 277 (2.17%) XML
6 268 (2.10%) jQuery
7 214 (1.68%) ASP.NET
8 191 (1.50%) HTML5
9 171 (1.34%) AngularJS
9 171 (1.34%) REST
10 160 (1.26%) Middleware
11 151 (1.19%) RESTful
12 145 (1.14%) JSON
13 140 (1.10%) CSS3
14 134 (1.05%) Node.js
15 125 (0.98%) Spring
16 114 (0.90%) Mason
17 105 (0.82%) .NET Framework
17 105 (0.82%) React
18 102 (0.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,452 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 707 (5.55%) Management Information System
3 655 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 635 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
5 566 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 420 (3.30%) User Experience
7 362 (2.84%) PMI
8 282 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 274 (2.15%) Fintech
9 274 (2.15%) Virtual Team
10 227 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 142 (1.11%) Driving Licence
12 135 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
13 131 (1.03%) FMCG
14 121 (0.95%) Social Media
15 93 (0.73%) NHS
16 91 (0.71%) Public Cloud
17 78 (0.61%) Algorithms
17 78 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 77 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1,122 (8.81%) Windows
2 595 (4.67%) Linux
3 503 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 251 (1.97%) Unix
5 200 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 191 (1.50%) Windows 10
7 176 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 119 (0.93%) Android
9 114 (0.90%) AIX
10 83 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 82 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 70 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 64 (0.50%) Solaris
14 45 (0.35%) HPUX
15 40 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 34 (0.27%) CentOS
17 18 (0.14%) Debian
18 16 (0.13%) Windows 8
19 14 (0.11%) Mac OS X
20 12 (0.094%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,205 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
2 3,112 (24.43%) PRINCE2
3 2,175 (17.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,614 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1,492 (11.71%) ITIL
6 1,302 (10.22%) Scrum
7 1,196 (9.39%) Change Management
8 1,121 (8.80%) Business Analysis
9 1,069 (8.39%) Waterfall
10 1,063 (8.35%) SDLC
11 933 (7.33%) CRM
12 809 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 778 (6.11%) Risk Management
14 747 (5.87%) ERP
15 738 (5.79%) Programme Management
16 735 (5.77%) Service Delivery
17 724 (5.68%) Mentoring
18 708 (5.56%) Analytics
19 690 (5.42%) Presales
20 659 (5.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1,330 (10.44%) SQL
2 756 (5.94%) Java
3 670 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 638 (5.01%) C#
5 385 (3.02%) Python
6 369 (2.90%) C
7 327 (2.57%) PHP
8 205 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 203 (1.59%) C++
10 166 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 130 (1.02%) Ruby
12 119 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 110 (0.86%) VBA
14 83 (0.65%) VB.NET
15 82 (0.64%) R
16 78 (0.61%) Perl
17 68 (0.53%) PL/SQL
18 65 (0.51%) Shell Script
19 59 (0.46%) VB
20 58 (0.46%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2,173 (17.06%) Degree
2 731 (5.74%) PMI Certification
3 701 (5.50%) PMP
4 393 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 355 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 279 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 277 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 232 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 196 (1.54%) CISSP
10 193 (1.52%) SC Cleared
11 192 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
12 171 (1.34%) MCSE
13 167 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
14 165 (1.30%) APMP
15 159 (1.25%) ISEB
16 121 (0.95%) CISM
17 103 (0.81%) DV Cleared
17 103 (0.81%) Master's Degree
18 93 (0.73%) CISA
19 87 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,046 (8.21%) PMO
2 830 (6.52%) QA
3 259 (2.03%) SLA
4 228 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 225 (1.77%) GDPR
6 142 (1.11%) Data Quality
7 110 (0.86%) PCI DSS
8 77 (0.60%) COBIT
9 67 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 43 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 43 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 34 (0.27%) PMBOK
12 21 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 21 (0.16%) MiFID
13 16 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
13 16 (0.13%) P3O
14 15 (0.12%) GCP
15 14 (0.11%) SEPA
16 11 (0.086%) PSD2
17 10 (0.079%) EMIR
System Software
1 507 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 321 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 128 (1.01%) Docker
5 113 (0.89%) XenApp
6 111 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 87 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 76 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 39 (0.31%) vSphere
10 31 (0.24%) Firmware
11 29 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
12 24 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (0.11%) NFS
15 13 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 13 (0.10%) Terminal Services
16 12 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
17 9 (0.071%) XenServer
18 8 (0.063%) Samba
18 8 (0.063%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 118 (0.93%) SCCM
2 98 (0.77%) Ansible
3 75 (0.59%) Puppet
4 72 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 61 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 60 (0.47%) SCOrch
7 59 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 48 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (0.35%) Kubernetes
10 43 (0.34%) SCOM
11 32 (0.25%) Nagios
11 32 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
12 28 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 21 (0.16%) HP ALM
13 21 (0.16%) vRealize
14 20 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
15 18 (0.14%) Terraform
16 17 (0.13%) FortiGate
17 16 (0.13%) SCVMM
18 13 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2,123 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 885 (6.95%) SAP
3 663 (5.21%) Oracle
4 590 (4.63%) VMware
5 454 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
6 411 (3.23%) Cisco
7 323 (2.54%) Citrix
8 235 (1.85%) Google
9 152 (1.19%) IBM
10 144 (1.13%) HP
11 134 (1.05%) Tableau
12 123 (0.97%) CheckPoint
13 119 (0.93%) Adobe
14 109 (0.86%) Capita
14 109 (0.86%) hybris
15 97 (0.76%) ServiceNow
16 91 (0.71%) Juniper
17 85 (0.67%) Infor
18 84 (0.66%) Sage
19 83 (0.65%) webMethods