Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 9,247 12,327 13,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.72% 7.57% 7.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 8.24% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7,004 9,178 9,600
UK median annual salary £53,371 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.96% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 126,632 149,567 165,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.06% 91.83% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 100,067 119,094 130,969
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -2 8,570 £55,000 - 1,352
UK excluding London -1 5,265 £50,000 +1.01% 1,077
London -5 3,606 £60,000 -3.23% 385
South East -2 1,853 £52,500 - 282
North of England -2 1,093 £47,500 +5.56% 231
Midlands -7 841 £47,000 - 196
North West -2 633 £47,500 +4.40% 120
South West -5 604 £45,000 - 137
West Midlands -3 573 £45,933 -2.79% 119
East of England +6 509 £50,000 -4.76% 122
Yorkshire -18 391 £49,250 +9.44% 81
East Midlands +7 269 £47,000 +4.44% 73
Scotland -17 199 £50,000 +5.26% 59
Wales +8 143 £43,913 +9.10% 37
North East +24 69 £46,500 +16.25% 30
Northern Ireland +2 23 £37,500 +25.00% 13
Isle of Man +2 6 £55,500 +0.91%

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 3,408 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2,927 (31.65%) Finance
3 1,950 (21.09%) PRINCE2
4 1,746 (18.88%) Degree
5 1,673 (18.09%) Project Delivery
6 1,587 (17.16%) Microsoft
7 1,397 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,331 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
9 1,112 (12.03%) ITIL
10 1,092 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
11 1,034 (11.18%) SQL
12 933 (10.09%) Change Management
13 930 (10.06%) Scrum
14 920 (9.95%) Azure
15 814 (8.80%) Business Analysis
16 805 (8.71%) Windows
17 797 (8.62%) Waterfall
18 759 (8.21%) Analytics
19 732 (7.92%) PMO
20 685 (7.41%) SDLC
21 678 (7.33%) Management Information System
22 656 (7.09%) Mentoring
23 645 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
24 636 (6.88%) AWS
25 627 (6.78%) Retail
26 613 (6.63%) Migration
27 612 (6.62%) Marketing
28 610 (6.60%) Service Delivery
29 591 (6.39%) Office 365
30 576 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel

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
1 331 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 177 (1.91%) Confluence
3 164 (1.77%) CMS
4 130 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 90 (0.97%) IIS
6 68 (0.74%) Apache Solr
7 59 (0.64%) Skype for Business
8 58 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 42 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 42 (0.45%) WordPress
10 38 (0.41%) Smallworld
11 36 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
12 35 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 33 (0.36%) SAS
14 32 (0.35%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.29%) Apache
16 20 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
16 20 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
17 19 (0.21%) Tomcat
17 19 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 576 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 563 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
3 478 (5.17%) Microsoft Project
4 339 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 190 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 57 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 37 (0.40%) Sketch
8 35 (0.38%) InVision
9 22 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
10 18 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (0.19%) Photoshop
11 11 (0.12%) Open Workbench
11 11 (0.12%) Simulink
11 11 (0.12%) SPSS
11 11 (0.12%) Zeplin
12 10 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 9 (0.097%) InDesign
14 8 (0.087%) Adobe XD
15 6 (0.065%) Fireworks
16 5 (0.054%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 115 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 110 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
3 71 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 71 (0.77%) Magento
4 68 (0.74%) NetSuite
5 49 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 38 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 38 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 38 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 36 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 36 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
8 35 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
9 31 (0.34%) SAP ERP
10 30 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 28 (0.30%) SAP MM
12 24 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 23 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 21 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
15 20 (0.22%) SAP BPC
15 20 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 920 (9.95%) Azure
2 636 (6.88%) AWS
3 591 (6.39%) Office 365
4 345 (3.73%) SaaS
5 181 (1.96%) Power Platform
6 132 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 109 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
8 106 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 99 (1.07%) GCP
10 91 (0.98%) PaaS
11 84 (0.91%) IaaS
12 56 (0.61%) GitHub
13 52 (0.56%) OneDrive
13 52 (0.56%) Serverless
14 43 (0.47%) PowerApps
15 41 (0.44%) Trello
16 40 (0.43%) Google Analytics
17 35 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
18 34 (0.37%) npm
19 29 (0.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 308 (3.33%) WAN
2 285 (3.08%) Internet
3 281 (3.04%) Firewall
4 277 (3.00%) LAN
5 218 (2.36%) DNS
6 171 (1.85%) DHCP
7 157 (1.70%) VoIP
8 144 (1.56%) Wireless
9 137 (1.48%) TCP/IP
10 101 (1.09%) SAN
11 87 (0.94%) VPN
12 81 (0.88%) Skype
13 74 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
14 73 (0.79%) Intranet
15 71 (0.77%) Network Security
15 71 (0.77%) Unified Communications
16 69 (0.75%) HTTP
17 66 (0.71%) MPLS
18 56 (0.61%) VLAN
19 50 (0.54%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (5.89%) SQL Server
2 282 (3.05%) Big Data
3 259 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 214 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
5 167 (1.81%) MySQL
6 165 (1.78%) Power BI
7 131 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 130 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 90 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 90 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 84 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 75 (0.81%) SAP HANA
12 61 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 61 (0.66%) QlikView
13 58 (0.63%) GIS
14 57 (0.62%) MongoDB
15 55 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
16 54 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 51 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
18 48 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 518 (5.60%) JIRA
2 225 (2.43%) Git (software)
3 184 (1.99%) Jenkins
4 131 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 92 (0.99%) Visual Studio
6 73 (0.79%) Subversion
7 61 (0.66%) Eclipse
8 52 (0.56%) Selenium
9 47 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
10 45 (0.49%) TeamCity
11 44 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 38 (0.41%) MSI
13 32 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
14 29 (0.31%) Bitbucket
15 28 (0.30%) NetBeans
16 26 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
17 21 (0.23%) Maven
17 21 (0.23%) webpack
18 18 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 18 (0.19%) Vagrant
General
1 2,927 (31.65%) Finance
2 627 (6.78%) Retail
3 612 (6.62%) Marketing
4 499 (5.40%) Public Sector
5 420 (4.54%) Telecoms
6 402 (4.35%) Banking
7 304 (3.29%) Manufacturing
8 275 (2.97%) Legal
9 205 (2.22%) Law
10 141 (1.52%) Advertising
11 127 (1.37%) Local Government
12 125 (1.35%) Billing
13 113 (1.22%) Automotive
14 109 (1.18%) Back Office
15 104 (1.12%) Electronics
16 91 (0.98%) Front Office
17 72 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
18 65 (0.70%) Police
19 61 (0.66%) Games
20 54 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,654 (28.70%) Project Manager
2 969 (10.48%) Analyst
3 745 (8.06%) IT Manager
4 654 (7.07%) Consultant
5 633 (6.85%) Developer
6 579 (6.26%) Senior Manager
7 530 (5.73%) Architect
8 491 (5.31%) IT Project Manager
9 485 (5.24%) Business Analyst
10 427 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
11 265 (2.87%) Delivery Manager
12 238 (2.57%) Infrastructure Manager
13 221 (2.39%) Technical Manager
14 198 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
15 197 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 177 (1.91%) Business Manager
17 161 (1.74%) Programme Manager
18 157 (1.70%) Technical Project Manager
19 154 (1.67%) Agile Project Manager
20 150 (1.62%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (5.56%) .NET
2 388 (4.20%) HTML
3 287 (3.10%) CSS
4 218 (2.36%) XML
5 213 (2.30%) Web Services
6 201 (2.17%) ASP.NET
7 178 (1.92%) jQuery
8 151 (1.63%) REST
9 150 (1.62%) AngularJS
10 117 (1.27%) JSON
11 108 (1.17%) Node.js
12 104 (1.12%) SOAP
13 92 (0.99%) Ajax
13 92 (0.99%) Middleware
14 84 (0.91%) .NET Framework
14 84 (0.91%) React
15 78 (0.84%) HTML5
16 69 (0.75%) RESTful
17 66 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 62 (0.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,092 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 678 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 469 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
4 422 (4.56%) User Experience
5 416 (4.50%) Data Centre
6 232 (2.51%) Virtual Team
7 191 (2.07%) PMI
8 132 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 126 (1.36%) Public Cloud
10 119 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 103 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 99 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
13 89 (0.96%) Social Media
14 85 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
15 81 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
16 72 (0.78%) Internet of Things
17 70 (0.76%) Data Structures
18 58 (0.63%) FMCG
19 54 (0.58%) NHS
19 54 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 805 (8.71%) Windows
2 479 (5.18%) Linux
3 345 (3.73%) Windows Server
4 220 (2.38%) Unix
5 179 (1.94%) Windows 10
6 103 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 68 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 61 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 54 (0.58%) Android
11 29 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 24 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (0.23%) Solaris
15 13 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
17 9 (0.097%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.076%) AIX
19 6 (0.065%) Windows 8
20 5 (0.054%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,408 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,950 (21.09%) PRINCE2
3 1,673 (18.09%) Project Delivery
4 1,397 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,331 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
6 1,112 (12.03%) ITIL
7 933 (10.09%) Change Management
8 930 (10.06%) Scrum
9 814 (8.80%) Business Analysis
10 797 (8.62%) Waterfall
11 759 (8.21%) Analytics
12 685 (7.41%) SDLC
13 656 (7.09%) Mentoring
14 645 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 613 (6.63%) Migration
16 610 (6.60%) Service Delivery
17 564 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
18 558 (6.03%) Decision-Making
19 544 (5.88%) Coaching
20 541 (5.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1,034 (11.18%) SQL
2 514 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 467 (5.05%) C#
4 413 (4.47%) C
5 364 (3.94%) Java
6 359 (3.88%) Python
7 241 (2.61%) PowerShell
8 182 (1.97%) PHP
9 100 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 97 (1.05%) C++
11 85 (0.92%) VBA
12 78 (0.84%) TypeScript
13 71 (0.77%) R
14 62 (0.67%) VB.NET
15 55 (0.59%) Bash Shell
16 49 (0.53%) VB
17 42 (0.45%) Ruby
18 39 (0.42%) Scala
19 38 (0.41%) PL/SQL
20 35 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1,746 (18.88%) Degree
2 540 (5.84%) PMP
3 516 (5.58%) PMI Certification
4 438 (4.74%) Security Cleared
5 280 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 231 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 218 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 201 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 200 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 166 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
11 137 (1.48%) APMP
12 109 (1.18%) CISSP
13 105 (1.14%) CCNA
14 101 (1.09%) DV Cleared
15 99 (1.07%) MCSE
16 89 (0.96%) MCSA
17 83 (0.90%) CISM
18 78 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
19 77 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
20 75 (0.81%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 732 (7.92%) PMO
2 563 (6.09%) QA
3 226 (2.44%) SLA
4 208 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 204 (2.21%) GDPR
6 166 (1.80%) Data Quality
7 60 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 57 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 54 (0.58%) NIST
10 48 (0.52%) COBIT
11 41 (0.44%) ISO 9001
12 39 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 29 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
14 23 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 22 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 22 (0.24%) MiFID
16 18 (0.19%) EMIR
17 17 (0.18%) JSP 440
17 17 (0.18%) Solvency II
18 14 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 462 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 335 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 159 (1.72%) Docker
5 88 (0.95%) XenApp
6 70 (0.76%) XenDesktop
7 65 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 44 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 43 (0.47%) vSphere
10 41 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 39 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 33 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
13 29 (0.31%) Firmware
14 24 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 19 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 17 (0.18%) VMware NSX
17 16 (0.17%) NFS
17 16 (0.17%) VirtualBox
18 14 (0.15%) vCloud
19 9 (0.097%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 181 (1.96%) SCCM
2 71 (0.77%) Terraform
3 70 (0.76%) Ansible
4 66 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 64 (0.69%) Puppet
6 63 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
7 50 (0.54%) SCOM
8 38 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (0.34%) WSUS
10 29 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 29 (0.31%) IBM BigFix
11 25 (0.27%) Nagios
12 23 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 21 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
14 19 (0.21%) FortiGate
15 18 (0.19%) vRealize
16 16 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
16 16 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 15 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 15 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,587 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 572 (6.19%) SAP
3 509 (5.50%) Oracle
4 436 (4.72%) VMware
5 343 (3.71%) Cisco
6 253 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 237 (2.56%) Citrix
8 145 (1.57%) Google
9 140 (1.51%) IBM
10 136 (1.47%) Adobe
11 91 (0.98%) Tableau
12 85 (0.92%) HP
13 73 (0.79%) Capita
14 68 (0.74%) hybris
15 62 (0.67%) Veeam
16 59 (0.64%) Informatica
16 59 (0.64%) WorldPay
17 58 (0.63%) Apple
18 56 (0.61%) JD Edwards
19 53 (0.57%) NetApp