Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 27 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 12,801 12,648 17,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.36% 7.31% 8.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.12% 8.07% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9,837 9,740 14,142
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £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 157,728 156,811 181,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.74% 90.60% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,509 127,671 150,738
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the UK

Project Management
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 Management within the UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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 -1 11,873 £52,500 - 1,412
UK excluding London -4 6,990 £50,000 +5.26% 991
London -3 5,391 £60,000 - 510
South East -3 2,123 £52,500 +5.00% 294
North of England +8 1,627 £47,500 +5.56% 229
Midlands 0 1,176 £47,500 - 171
North West +11 907 £47,500 - 133
West Midlands +3 880 £45,000 -5.26% 119
South West -2 756 £47,500 - 109
East of England -5 752 £50,500 +1.00% 99
Yorkshire -2 606 £47,500 +5.56% 82
Scotland -5 398 £52,500 +5.00% 59
East Midlands -12 292 £50,000 +5.26% 52
Wales +3 168 £45,000 +12.50% 23
North East -6 115 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Northern Ireland +3 21 £35,000 -26.32% 5
Isle of Man - 7 £55,000 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4,407 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4,104 (32.06%) Finance
3 3,004 (23.47%) PRINCE2
4 2,306 (18.01%) Degree
5 2,180 (17.03%) Microsoft
6 2,136 (16.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,769 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
8 1,675 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
9 1,524 (11.91%) SQL
10 1,513 (11.82%) ITIL
11 1,441 (11.26%) Scrum
12 1,223 (9.55%) Windows
13 1,213 (9.48%) Business Analysis
14 1,176 (9.19%) Change Management
15 1,161 (9.07%) SDLC
16 1,099 (8.59%) Waterfall
17 1,066 (8.33%) PMO
18 1,026 (8.01%) Retail
19 946 (7.39%) Banking
20 901 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
21 873 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
22 870 (6.80%) CRM
23 864 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
24 862 (6.73%) SQL Server
25 843 (6.59%) Risk Management
26 838 (6.55%) .NET
27 816 (6.37%) Marketing
28 803 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
29 793 (6.19%) Java
30 788 (6.16%) Management Information System

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
1 433 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 275 (2.15%) Confluence
3 199 (1.55%) MS Exchange
4 198 (1.55%) CMS
5 156 (1.22%) IIS
6 103 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 99 (0.77%) Apache
8 92 (0.72%) SAS
9 84 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 76 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
11 69 (0.54%) WordPress
12 68 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 59 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 58 (0.45%) Apache Spark
15 56 (0.44%) Drupal
16 54 (0.42%) WebLogic
17 52 (0.41%) Mule
18 51 (0.40%) OpenStack
19 49 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
20 44 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 901 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
2 748 (5.84%) Microsoft Project
3 747 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 456 (3.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 338 (2.64%) MS Visio
6 100 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 45 (0.35%) InVision
8 42 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
9 31 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 28 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 21 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (0.086%) SPSS
13 8 (0.062%) Chatbot
13 8 (0.062%) InDesign
14 7 (0.055%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.047%) InfoPath
15 6 (0.047%) Maya
16 5 (0.039%) Revit
17 4 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
17 4 (0.031%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 198 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 138 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 92 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 86 (0.67%) NetSuite
5 52 (0.41%) SAP SD
6 44 (0.34%) Magento
7 43 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
8 39 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
9 38 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 38 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
10 32 (0.25%) Workfront
11 31 (0.24%) SAP ERP
11 31 (0.24%) SAP FI
12 29 (0.23%) SAP CO
12 29 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
13 27 (0.21%) SAP Business One
14 24 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
15 23 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
16 22 (0.17%) BusinessWare
16 22 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 864 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 803 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
3 593 (4.63%) Office 365
4 476 (3.72%) SaaS
5 230 (1.80%) IaaS
6 219 (1.71%) PaaS
7 166 (1.30%) GitHub
8 136 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 110 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
10 83 (0.65%) Slack
11 66 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
12 63 (0.49%) Trello
13 51 (0.40%) Google Analytics
14 45 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 38 (0.30%) Serverless
16 30 (0.23%) Heroku
17 29 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
18 28 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
19 25 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
19 25 (0.20%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 476 (3.72%) Firewall
2 401 (3.13%) WAN
3 367 (2.87%) LAN
4 246 (1.92%) Internet
5 212 (1.66%) SAN
6 179 (1.40%) TCP/IP
7 159 (1.24%) VPN
8 156 (1.22%) DNS
9 151 (1.18%) Network Security
10 134 (1.05%) Wireless
11 120 (0.94%) DHCP
12 116 (0.91%) VoIP
13 109 (0.85%) Skype
14 106 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 100 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
16 99 (0.77%) NetScaler
17 98 (0.77%) MPLS
18 89 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
19 88 (0.69%) IPsec
20 78 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 862 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 423 (3.30%) Big Data
3 309 (2.41%) MySQL
4 261 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 248 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 177 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 167 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 160 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 145 (1.13%) Power BI
10 109 (0.85%) Blockchain
11 108 (0.84%) MongoDB
12 97 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 93 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
14 87 (0.68%) GIS
15 80 (0.62%) Hadoop
16 75 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
17 73 (0.57%) RDBMS
18 67 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
19 62 (0.48%) Redis
20 60 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 787 (6.15%) JIRA
2 358 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 195 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 128 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 126 (0.98%) Selenium
6 103 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 98 (0.77%) Subversion
8 67 (0.52%) JUnit
9 64 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
10 61 (0.48%) Maven
11 58 (0.45%) Cucumber
12 49 (0.38%) TeamCity
13 44 (0.34%) Mocha
14 43 (0.34%) SonarQube
15 42 (0.33%) Babel
15 42 (0.33%) Bitbucket
16 41 (0.32%) Eclipse
17 40 (0.31%) PHPUnit
18 38 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
18 38 (0.30%) webpack
General
1 4,104 (32.06%) Finance
2 1,026 (8.01%) Retail
3 946 (7.39%) Banking
4 816 (6.37%) Marketing
5 503 (3.93%) Legal
6 467 (3.65%) Telecoms
7 327 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 326 (2.55%) Advertising
9 289 (2.26%) Investment Banking
10 262 (2.05%) Law
11 203 (1.59%) Games
12 193 (1.51%) Financial Institution
13 174 (1.36%) Back Office
14 141 (1.10%) Front Office
15 126 (0.98%) Billing
16 110 (0.86%) German Language
17 104 (0.81%) French Language
18 102 (0.80%) Publishing
19 100 (0.78%) Electronics
20 85 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,857 (30.13%) Project Manager
2 1,516 (11.84%) Analyst
3 1,018 (7.95%) IT Manager
4 898 (7.02%) Consultant
5 895 (6.99%) Developer
6 757 (5.91%) Business Analyst
7 725 (5.66%) Architect
8 696 (5.44%) Senior Manager
9 689 (5.38%) IT Project Manager
10 611 (4.77%) Senior Project Manager
11 413 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
12 354 (2.77%) Technical Manager
13 346 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
14 343 (2.68%) Software Project Manager
15 292 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
16 284 (2.22%) Agile Project Manager
17 276 (2.16%) Programme Manager
18 251 (1.96%) Digital Project Manager
19 248 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
20 246 (1.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 838 (6.55%) .NET
2 717 (5.60%) HTML
3 520 (4.06%) CSS
4 392 (3.06%) Web Services
5 327 (2.55%) XML
6 304 (2.37%) jQuery
7 240 (1.87%) HTML5
8 228 (1.78%) ASP.NET
9 220 (1.72%) REST
10 210 (1.64%) AngularJS
11 203 (1.59%) Middleware
12 194 (1.52%) JSON
13 163 (1.27%) CSS3
14 153 (1.20%) Node.js
14 153 (1.20%) RESTful
15 136 (1.06%) Spring
16 131 (1.02%) React
16 131 (1.02%) SOAP
17 125 (0.98%) .NET Framework
18 91 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,675 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 788 (6.16%) Management Information System
3 677 (5.29%) Data Centre
4 657 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 633 (4.94%) Computer Science
6 498 (3.89%) User Experience
7 341 (2.66%) PMI
8 301 (2.35%) Fintech
9 285 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
10 278 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 264 (2.06%) Virtual Team
12 139 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
13 132 (1.03%) Driving Licence
14 114 (0.89%) FMCG
14 114 (0.89%) Social Media
15 105 (0.82%) NHS
16 89 (0.70%) Data Structures
17 88 (0.69%) Algorithms
17 88 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
18 83 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,223 (9.55%) Windows
2 617 (4.82%) Linux
3 537 (4.19%) Windows Server
4 291 (2.27%) Unix
5 234 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 221 (1.73%) Windows 10
7 210 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 125 (0.98%) AIX
9 114 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 111 (0.87%) Android
11 92 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 90 (0.70%) Solaris
13 80 (0.62%) Apple iOS
14 60 (0.47%) HPUX
15 50 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 41 (0.32%) CentOS
17 30 (0.23%) Mac OS X
18 21 (0.16%) Windows 8
19 9 (0.070%) Debian
20 7 (0.055%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,407 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3,004 (23.47%) PRINCE2
3 2,136 (16.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,769 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
5 1,513 (11.82%) ITIL
6 1,441 (11.26%) Scrum
7 1,213 (9.48%) Business Analysis
8 1,176 (9.19%) Change Management
9 1,161 (9.07%) SDLC
10 1,099 (8.59%) Waterfall
11 873 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 870 (6.80%) CRM
13 843 (6.59%) Risk Management
14 759 (5.93%) Programme Management
15 756 (5.91%) Mentoring
16 740 (5.78%) Service Delivery
17 735 (5.74%) Presales
18 700 (5.47%) Coaching
19 695 (5.43%) Analytics
20 693 (5.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1,524 (11.91%) SQL
2 793 (6.19%) Java
3 787 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 717 (5.60%) C#
5 432 (3.37%) Python
6 381 (2.98%) C
7 363 (2.84%) PHP
8 251 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 197 (1.54%) C++
10 174 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 152 (1.19%) VBA
12 110 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 108 (0.84%) Ruby
14 91 (0.71%) VB
15 74 (0.58%) R
16 73 (0.57%) VB.NET
17 70 (0.55%) Shell Script
18 68 (0.53%) PL/SQL
19 65 (0.51%) Perl
20 63 (0.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2,306 (18.01%) Degree
2 750 (5.86%) PMI Certification
3 697 (5.44%) PMP
4 458 (3.58%) Security Cleared
5 343 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 298 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 294 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 250 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
9 217 (1.70%) SC Cleared
10 191 (1.49%) MCSE
11 185 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 182 (1.42%) CISSP
13 166 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
14 162 (1.27%) ISEB
15 149 (1.16%) APMP
16 109 (0.85%) Master's Degree
17 105 (0.82%) DV Cleared
18 104 (0.81%) CCNP
19 99 (0.77%) CISM
20 88 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,066 (8.33%) PMO
2 779 (6.09%) QA
3 305 (2.38%) SLA
4 251 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 246 (1.92%) GDPR
6 167 (1.30%) Data Quality
7 90 (0.70%) COBIT
7 90 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 61 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 42 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 40 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 37 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 30 (0.23%) PMBOK
13 26 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
14 25 (0.20%) MiFID
14 25 (0.20%) P3O
15 19 (0.15%) GCP
16 18 (0.14%) SEPA
17 17 (0.13%) GPG13
17 17 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 585 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 360 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 145 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
5 143 (1.12%) Docker
6 108 (0.84%) XenApp
7 88 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 83 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 59 (0.46%) Firmware
10 44 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
11 29 (0.23%) vSphere
12 27 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 20 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
14 17 (0.13%) Samba
14 17 (0.13%) VirtualBox
15 12 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (0.078%) KVM
17 9 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 8 (0.062%) DFS Replication
19 6 (0.047%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 154 (1.20%) SCCM
2 122 (0.95%) Ansible
3 91 (0.71%) Puppet
4 74 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 70 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (0.48%) SCOrch
7 58 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 58 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 53 (0.41%) SCOM
9 45 (0.35%) Kubernetes
10 35 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 35 (0.27%) vRealize
11 33 (0.26%) Terraform
12 32 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 29 (0.23%) Nagios
14 23 (0.18%) WMI
15 19 (0.15%) FortiGate
16 18 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
16 18 (0.14%) Rancher
17 17 (0.13%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 2,180 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 711 (5.55%) SAP
3 695 (5.43%) Oracle
4 629 (4.91%) VMware
5 476 (3.72%) Cisco
6 378 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
7 355 (2.77%) Citrix
8 209 (1.63%) Google
9 171 (1.34%) IBM
10 148 (1.16%) Adobe
11 147 (1.15%) CheckPoint
12 146 (1.14%) Capita
13 136 (1.06%) HP
14 133 (1.04%) Tableau
15 111 (0.87%) ServiceNow
16 103 (0.80%) Juniper
17 96 (0.75%) Splunk
18 90 (0.70%) Red Hat
19 80 (0.62%) Sitecore
20 74 (0.58%) NetApp