Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 28 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 11,197 12,960 13,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.39% 7.37% 7.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.05% 8.03% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8,186 9,774 11,030
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,875 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +0.79% +1.06%

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 139,020 161,418 160,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.84% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 109,576 131,052 132,437
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 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 0 10,492 £55,000 +4.76% 1,784
UK excluding London -2 6,028 £50,000 +4.44% 1,299
London -1 4,756 £62,500 +4.17% 596
South East 0 1,934 £52,500 +5.00% 326
North of England -1 1,313 £45,000 -5.26% 340
Midlands 0 1,127 £45,000 -5.26% 226
West Midlands 0 869 £45,000 -5.26% 150
North West 0 729 £47,500 -1.04% 181
South West -4 691 £45,000 -5.26% 177
East of England +3 633 £52,500 +5.00% 127
Yorkshire +3 527 £43,500 -4.55% 130
Scotland -19 257 £47,500 -5.00% 44
East Midlands 0 252 £45,000 -10.00% 76
Wales -13 96 £40,000 - 55
North East -24 58 £38,750 -9.36% 29
Northern Ireland -31 28 £40,500 +1.25% 12
Channel Islands -10 1 £85,000 +44.07%

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 4,216 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3,491 (31.18%) Finance
3 2,541 (22.69%) PRINCE2
4 2,129 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 2,045 (18.26%) Microsoft
6 1,975 (17.64%) Degree
7 1,554 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
8 1,467 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
9 1,320 (11.79%) Scrum
10 1,290 (11.52%) SQL
11 1,209 (10.80%) ITIL
12 1,156 (10.32%) Business Analysis
13 1,132 (10.11%) PMO
14 1,080 (9.65%) Waterfall
15 1,065 (9.51%) Change Management
16 976 (8.72%) SDLC
17 963 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
18 958 (8.56%) Windows
19 845 (7.55%) Analytics
20 838 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
21 817 (7.30%) Marketing
22 809 (7.23%) CRM
23 785 (7.01%) Retail
24 778 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
25 762 (6.81%) Risk Management
26 746 (6.66%) Microsoft Excel
27 744 (6.64%) QA
28 742 (6.63%) SQL Server
29 728 (6.50%) JavaScript
29 728 (6.50%) Business Intelligence

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
1 357 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 273 (2.44%) Confluence
3 204 (1.82%) CMS
4 155 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 151 (1.35%) Apache
6 122 (1.09%) IIS
7 93 (0.83%) SAS
8 77 (0.69%) WordPress
9 76 (0.68%) Apache Spark
10 63 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 62 (0.55%) Skype for Business
12 56 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 50 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
14 45 (0.40%) Drupal
15 37 (0.33%) Tomcat
16 35 (0.31%) WebLogic
17 33 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
18 32 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
19 28 (0.25%) WebSphere
20 26 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 838 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
2 746 (6.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 719 (6.42%) Microsoft Project
4 453 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 326 (2.91%) MS Visio
6 48 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 45 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 18 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.14%) Open Workbench
10 15 (0.13%) InVision
11 11 (0.098%) Chatbot
11 11 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
12 7 (0.063%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (0.045%) CATIA
13 5 (0.045%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.036%) Maple
15 3 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
16 1 (0.009%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 227 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 127 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 109 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
4 101 (0.90%) Magento
5 87 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
6 76 (0.68%) NetSuite
7 69 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
8 49 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
9 43 (0.38%) SAP ERP
10 35 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
10 35 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
11 34 (0.30%) SAP CO
11 34 (0.30%) SAP FI
11 34 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
12 31 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
13 29 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
14 27 (0.24%) SAP BPC
15 25 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 24 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
16 24 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 963 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 709 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 592 (5.29%) Office 365
4 432 (3.86%) SaaS
5 201 (1.80%) PaaS
6 166 (1.48%) IaaS
7 154 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 115 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 114 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
10 86 (0.77%) GitHub
11 83 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
12 73 (0.65%) Amazon S3
13 70 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
14 57 (0.51%) Serverless
15 51 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
16 49 (0.44%) Google Analytics
17 44 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 40 (0.36%) Trello
19 39 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 38 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 388 (3.47%) Firewall
2 299 (2.67%) WAN
3 274 (2.45%) Internet
4 262 (2.34%) LAN
5 178 (1.59%) VPN
6 169 (1.51%) DNS
7 150 (1.34%) TCP/IP
8 146 (1.30%) SAN
9 134 (1.20%) Network Security
10 132 (1.18%) Unified Communications
11 130 (1.16%) Wireless
12 127 (1.13%) VoIP
13 110 (0.98%) DHCP
14 102 (0.91%) MPLS
15 101 (0.90%) Skype
16 83 (0.74%) Intranet
17 81 (0.72%) BGP
18 70 (0.63%) VLAN
19 56 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
19 56 (0.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 742 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 322 (2.88%) Big Data
3 305 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
4 279 (2.49%) MySQL
5 193 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 168 (1.50%) Power BI
7 158 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 122 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 117 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 109 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
11 106 (0.95%) QlikView
12 102 (0.91%) MongoDB
12 102 (0.91%) NoSQL
13 84 (0.75%) RDBMS
14 78 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
15 77 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
16 71 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 66 (0.59%) Data Lake
18 64 (0.57%) Oracle Database
19 62 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 700 (6.25%) JIRA
2 288 (2.57%) Git (software)
3 170 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 150 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 130 (1.16%) Selenium
6 115 (1.03%) Visual Studio
7 90 (0.80%) Subversion
8 57 (0.51%) Hudson
9 54 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 50 (0.45%) Cucumber
11 48 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 46 (0.41%) TeamCity
13 37 (0.33%) Bitbucket
13 37 (0.33%) JUnit
14 35 (0.31%) Appium
15 34 (0.30%) Maven
16 33 (0.29%) Eclipse
16 33 (0.29%) JMeter
17 29 (0.26%) SoapUI
18 28 (0.25%) PHPUnit
General
1 3,491 (31.18%) Finance
2 817 (7.30%) Marketing
3 785 (7.01%) Retail
4 617 (5.51%) Banking
5 490 (4.38%) Telecoms
6 331 (2.96%) Legal
7 329 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 255 (2.28%) Advertising
9 206 (1.84%) Law
10 144 (1.29%) Back Office
10 144 (1.29%) Front Office
11 127 (1.13%) Billing
12 118 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
13 113 (1.01%) Investment Banking
14 109 (0.97%) Electronics
15 104 (0.93%) Automotive
16 93 (0.83%) Games
17 91 (0.81%) French Language
18 75 (0.67%) Financial Institution
19 71 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,394 (30.31%) Project Manager
2 1,501 (13.41%) Analyst
3 845 (7.55%) IT Manager
4 828 (7.39%) Business Analyst
5 806 (7.20%) Developer
6 669 (5.97%) Architect
7 653 (5.83%) Consultant
8 620 (5.54%) Senior Manager
9 522 (4.66%) IT Project Manager
10 513 (4.58%) Senior Project Manager
11 321 (2.87%) Programme Manager
12 309 (2.76%) Infrastructure Manager
13 302 (2.70%) Technical Manager
14 297 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
15 293 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
16 288 (2.57%) Software Project Manager
17 269 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
18 234 (2.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 210 (1.88%) Technical Project Manager
20 206 (1.84%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (6.36%) .NET
2 628 (5.61%) HTML
3 495 (4.42%) CSS
4 421 (3.76%) Web Services
5 287 (2.56%) XML
6 214 (1.91%) JSON
7 202 (1.80%) jQuery
8 199 (1.78%) ASP.NET
9 193 (1.72%) AngularJS
10 160 (1.43%) REST
11 157 (1.40%) SOAP
12 141 (1.26%) HTML5
13 135 (1.21%) Middleware
14 126 (1.13%) React
15 123 (1.10%) Node.js
15 123 (1.10%) Spring
16 122 (1.09%) .NET Framework
17 88 (0.79%) Ajax
18 75 (0.67%) Sass
19 72 (0.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,467 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 718 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 603 (5.39%) Data Centre
4 568 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
5 501 (4.47%) User Experience
6 317 (2.83%) PMI
7 276 (2.46%) Fintech
8 166 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 161 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 159 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 155 (1.38%) Driving Licence
12 130 (1.16%) FMCG
13 123 (1.10%) Public Cloud
14 121 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
15 112 (1.00%) Algorithms
16 90 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
17 88 (0.79%) NHS
18 80 (0.71%) Social Media
19 75 (0.67%) Data Structures
19 75 (0.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 958 (8.56%) Windows
2 505 (4.51%) Linux
3 367 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 213 (1.90%) Unix
5 155 (1.38%) Windows 10
6 136 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 119 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 117 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 109 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 106 (0.95%) Android
11 38 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (0.31%) Solaris
13 30 (0.27%) AIX
14 29 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 27 (0.24%) CentOS
16 26 (0.23%) Windows XP
17 20 (0.18%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.17%) Mac OS
19 18 (0.16%) Ubuntu
20 14 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,216 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2,541 (22.69%) PRINCE2
3 2,129 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,554 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1,320 (11.79%) Scrum
6 1,209 (10.80%) ITIL
7 1,156 (10.32%) Business Analysis
8 1,080 (9.65%) Waterfall
9 1,065 (9.51%) Change Management
10 976 (8.72%) SDLC
11 845 (7.55%) Analytics
12 809 (7.23%) CRM
13 778 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 762 (6.81%) Risk Management
15 728 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
16 692 (6.18%) ERP
17 684 (6.11%) Presales
18 661 (5.90%) Service Delivery
19 636 (5.68%) Mentoring
20 617 (5.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,290 (11.52%) SQL
2 728 (6.50%) JavaScript
3 712 (6.36%) Java
4 634 (5.66%) C#
5 474 (4.23%) Python
6 332 (2.97%) C
7 283 (2.53%) PHP
8 209 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 178 (1.59%) C++
10 91 (0.81%) Ruby
11 82 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 79 (0.71%) R
13 77 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 75 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 71 (0.63%) Perl
16 64 (0.57%) Shell Script
17 62 (0.55%) VBA
18 61 (0.54%) VB
19 48 (0.43%) Scala
20 46 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1,975 (17.64%) Degree
2 662 (5.91%) PMI Certification
3 606 (5.41%) PMP
4 494 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 314 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 297 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 254 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 227 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 226 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 213 (1.90%) ISEB
11 167 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
12 164 (1.46%) APMP
13 156 (1.39%) CISSP
14 154 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
15 146 (1.30%) MCSE
16 134 (1.20%) DV Cleared
17 104 (0.93%) CISM
18 101 (0.90%) CISA
19 92 (0.82%) CCNP
20 73 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,132 (10.11%) PMO
2 744 (6.64%) QA
3 363 (3.24%) GDPR
4 224 (2.00%) SLA
5 201 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 200 (1.79%) Data Quality
7 87 (0.78%) PCI DSS
8 67 (0.60%) COBIT
9 59 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 53 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 44 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 31 (0.28%) P3O
13 23 (0.21%) PMBOK
14 22 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 21 (0.19%) SEPA
16 19 (0.17%) ISO 14001
16 19 (0.17%) Solvency II
17 17 (0.15%) GAMP
17 17 (0.15%) GPG13
18 16 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 544 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 364 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 145 (1.29%) Docker
5 73 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 65 (0.58%) XenApp
7 61 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 52 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 35 (0.31%) Firmware
10 33 (0.29%) vSphere
11 32 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
14 13 (0.12%) XenServer
15 12 (0.11%) Terminal Services
16 11 (0.098%) Varnish
17 8 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
18 7 (0.063%) Apache Flume
18 7 (0.063%) HDFS
19 4 (0.036%) KVM
Systems Management
1 172 (1.54%) SCCM
2 106 (0.95%) Puppet
3 97 (0.87%) Ansible
4 75 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 63 (0.56%) SCOM
7 49 (0.44%) Terraform
8 39 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 34 (0.30%) WSUS
10 29 (0.26%) SCVMM
11 24 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
12 21 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (0.18%) XenMobile
14 17 (0.15%) NetBackup
15 15 (0.13%) vRealize
16 14 (0.13%) vCenter Server
17 13 (0.12%) Nagios
18 12 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
19 11 (0.098%) Control-M
19 11 (0.098%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2,045 (18.26%) Microsoft
2 688 (6.14%) SAP
3 622 (5.56%) Oracle
4 489 (4.37%) VMware
5 409 (3.65%) Cisco
6 254 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 230 (2.05%) Citrix
8 181 (1.62%) Google
9 140 (1.25%) HP
10 129 (1.15%) Tableau
11 127 (1.13%) ServiceNow
12 125 (1.12%) CheckPoint
13 122 (1.09%) IBM
14 121 (1.08%) Adobe
15 94 (0.84%) Juniper
16 82 (0.73%) hybris
17 78 (0.70%) NetApp
18 64 (0.57%) Atlassian
19 63 (0.56%) EMC
20 58 (0.52%) JD Edwards