Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 27 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 12,531 13,476 16,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.61% 7.71% 8.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.35% 8.42% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9,359 9,270 12,942
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 £31,500
90th Percentile £81,500 £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 149,998 160,045 173,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119,325 126,229 144,731
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 October 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 19 October 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 11,757 £55,000 +4.76% 1,666
UK excluding London -2 6,749 £50,000 +5.26% 1,235
London -2 5,389 £60,000 - 519
South East +5 2,304 £52,500 +5.00% 310
North of England +1 1,504 £45,000 - 261
Midlands +2 1,080 £47,500 - 242
West Midlands +2 801 £47,500 +2.09% 166
North West -1 797 £47,500 - 133
South West -2 743 £45,042 +0.09% 178
East of England +8 697 £52,500 +5.00% 157
Yorkshire +3 653 £45,000 - 109
Scotland +1 323 £47,500 -3.06% 55
East Midlands -10 275 £47,500 -5.00% 76
Wales -7 129 £44,250 +10.63% 21
North East -31 54 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Northern Ireland -19 16 £30,000 -25.00% 12
Isle of Man +10 7 £55,000 +50.68%
Channel Islands -7 3 £85,000 +44.07%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 4,646 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 4,011 (32.01%) Finance
3 2,810 (22.42%) PRINCE2
4 2,355 (18.79%) Microsoft
5 2,173 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 2,123 (16.94%) Degree
7 1,802 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
8 1,763 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
9 1,520 (12.13%) Scrum
10 1,413 (11.28%) SQL
11 1,387 (11.07%) Business Analysis
12 1,344 (10.73%) ITIL
13 1,206 (9.62%) Waterfall
14 1,199 (9.57%) PMO
15 1,189 (9.49%) Change Management
16 1,188 (9.48%) Windows
17 1,118 (8.92%) SDLC
18 981 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
19 960 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
20 938 (7.49%) Microsoft Office
21 937 (7.48%) Retail
22 910 (7.26%) .NET
23 892 (7.12%) CRM
24 886 (7.07%) Risk Management
25 865 (6.90%) SQL Server
26 863 (6.89%) Microsoft Project
27 841 (6.71%) Marketing
28 822 (6.56%) QA
29 813 (6.49%) Banking
30 812 (6.48%) 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
1 447 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 311 (2.48%) Confluence
3 254 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 224 (1.79%) CMS
5 117 (0.93%) IIS
6 115 (0.92%) Apache
7 92 (0.73%) Skype for Business
8 79 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 73 (0.58%) WordPress
10 64 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 62 (0.49%) SAS
12 60 (0.48%) Apache Spark
12 60 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 51 (0.41%) Drupal
14 49 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
15 48 (0.38%) JBoss
16 42 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 42 (0.34%) OpenStack
16 42 (0.34%) Tomcat
17 40 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 938 (7.49%) Microsoft Office
2 863 (6.89%) Microsoft Project
3 812 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 497 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 359 (2.86%) MS Visio
6 73 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 55 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 42 (0.34%) InVision
9 30 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
10 26 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 19 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 12 (0.096%) Open Workbench
14 10 (0.080%) SPSS
15 5 (0.040%) Chatbot
16 4 (0.032%) InfoPath
16 4 (0.032%) Simulink
16 4 (0.032%) Stata
17 3 (0.024%) Revit
18 2 (0.016%) Maya
Business Applications
1 258 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 146 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 99 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 71 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
5 69 (0.55%) Magento
6 65 (0.52%) NetSuite
7 46 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
8 41 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
9 37 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
10 34 (0.27%) Relativity
11 33 (0.26%) SAP CO
11 33 (0.26%) SAP FI
11 33 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
12 32 (0.26%) SAP ERP
13 31 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
14 28 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
14 28 (0.22%) Scribe Insight
15 26 (0.21%) SAP BPC
16 23 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 20 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 960 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 748 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 636 (5.08%) Office 365
4 508 (4.05%) SaaS
5 245 (1.96%) PaaS
6 191 (1.52%) IaaS
7 164 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 125 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
9 121 (0.97%) GitHub
10 101 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 68 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 66 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
12 66 (0.53%) Serverless
13 64 (0.51%) Amazon S3
14 54 (0.43%) Google Analytics
15 39 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
16 36 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 35 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
18 34 (0.27%) Slack
18 34 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 430 (3.43%) Firewall
2 337 (2.69%) WAN
3 308 (2.46%) LAN
4 286 (2.28%) Internet
5 202 (1.61%) SAN
6 185 (1.48%) DNS
7 181 (1.44%) Network Security
8 171 (1.36%) TCP/IP
9 161 (1.28%) VPN
10 136 (1.09%) Wireless
11 130 (1.04%) Unified Communications
12 126 (1.01%) DHCP
13 114 (0.91%) Skype
14 110 (0.88%) VoIP
15 99 (0.79%) MPLS
16 89 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
17 70 (0.56%) Ethernet
18 67 (0.53%) HTTP
19 59 (0.47%) IPsec
20 58 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 865 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 396 (3.16%) Big Data
3 332 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 253 (2.02%) MySQL
5 241 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 172 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 170 (1.36%) Power BI
8 167 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 121 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 103 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 95 (0.76%) MongoDB
12 89 (0.71%) NoSQL
13 87 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 86 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
15 83 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
16 73 (0.58%) Blockchain
16 73 (0.58%) QlikView
17 69 (0.55%) Oracle Database
18 65 (0.52%) GIS
19 62 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 759 (6.06%) JIRA
2 347 (2.77%) Git (software)
3 205 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 205 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 143 (1.14%) Selenium
5 131 (1.05%) Visual Studio
6 102 (0.81%) Subversion
7 61 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 54 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
9 52 (0.41%) Maven
10 50 (0.40%) JUnit
11 49 (0.39%) Eclipse
12 43 (0.34%) PHPUnit
13 41 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 39 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
15 32 (0.26%) Appium
15 32 (0.26%) Bitbucket
16 29 (0.23%) Gerrit
17 28 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 23 (0.18%) VersionOne
General
1 4,011 (32.01%) Finance
2 937 (7.48%) Retail
3 841 (6.71%) Marketing
4 813 (6.49%) Banking
5 461 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 377 (3.01%) Legal
7 356 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 245 (1.96%) Advertising
9 244 (1.95%) Investment Banking
10 237 (1.89%) Law
11 196 (1.56%) Back Office
12 151 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 146 (1.17%) Games
14 145 (1.16%) Front Office
15 107 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
16 104 (0.83%) Billing
17 101 (0.81%) French Language
18 83 (0.66%) Electronics
18 83 (0.66%) Publishing
19 80 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,776 (30.13%) Project Manager
2 1,635 (13.05%) Analyst
3 978 (7.80%) IT Manager
4 904 (7.21%) Business Analyst
5 890 (7.10%) Developer
6 785 (6.26%) Consultant
7 723 (5.77%) Senior Manager
8 661 (5.27%) Architect
9 626 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
10 579 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
11 413 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
12 395 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
13 343 (2.74%) Programme Manager
14 311 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
15 294 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
16 281 (2.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 271 (2.16%) Software Project Manager
18 267 (2.13%) Technical Manager
19 258 (2.06%) Agile Project Manager
20 233 (1.86%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 910 (7.26%) .NET
2 659 (5.26%) HTML
3 437 (3.49%) CSS
4 417 (3.33%) Web Services
5 334 (2.67%) XML
6 257 (2.05%) jQuery
7 240 (1.92%) Middleware
8 205 (1.64%) ASP.NET
9 189 (1.51%) AngularJS
9 189 (1.51%) HTML5
10 175 (1.40%) JSON
11 169 (1.35%) REST
12 150 (1.20%) Node.js
13 139 (1.11%) SOAP
14 136 (1.09%) .NET Framework
15 120 (0.96%) React
16 108 (0.86%) Spring
17 106 (0.85%) CSS3
18 99 (0.79%) Ajax
19 75 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1,763 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 805 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 722 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 593 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 583 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
6 540 (4.31%) User Experience
7 369 (2.94%) PMI
8 270 (2.15%) Fintech
9 232 (1.85%) Virtual Team
10 228 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
11 197 (1.57%) Mobile App
12 140 (1.12%) Driving Licence
13 127 (1.01%) NHS
14 116 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
15 97 (0.77%) FMCG
16 94 (0.75%) Public Cloud
17 93 (0.74%) Data Structures
18 92 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
19 85 (0.68%) Social Media
20 76 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,188 (9.48%) Windows
2 625 (4.99%) Linux
3 472 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 296 (2.36%) Unix
5 221 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 218 (1.74%) Windows 10
7 192 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 134 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 129 (1.03%) Android
10 119 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 90 (0.72%) AIX
12 82 (0.65%) Solaris
13 72 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 46 (0.37%) HPUX
14 46 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (0.30%) CentOS
16 32 (0.26%) Mac OS X
17 20 (0.16%) Mac OS
18 16 (0.13%) Windows 8
19 15 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,646 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2,810 (22.42%) PRINCE2
3 2,173 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,802 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
5 1,520 (12.13%) Scrum
6 1,387 (11.07%) Business Analysis
7 1,344 (10.73%) ITIL
8 1,206 (9.62%) Waterfall
9 1,189 (9.49%) Change Management
10 1,118 (8.92%) SDLC
11 981 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 892 (7.12%) CRM
13 886 (7.07%) Risk Management
14 730 (5.83%) Coaching
15 724 (5.78%) Mentoring
16 723 (5.77%) Presales
17 718 (5.73%) Service Delivery
18 702 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
19 693 (5.53%) Analytics
20 671 (5.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1,413 (11.28%) SQL
2 791 (6.31%) JavaScript
3 736 (5.87%) Java
4 713 (5.69%) C#
5 467 (3.73%) Python
6 323 (2.58%) C
7 297 (2.37%) PHP
8 296 (2.36%) PowerShell
9 178 (1.42%) C++
10 154 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 120 (0.96%) VBA
12 89 (0.71%) Ruby
13 87 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 79 (0.63%) Perl
15 78 (0.62%) VB
16 77 (0.61%) Shell Script
17 69 (0.55%) VB.NET
18 56 (0.45%) PL/SQL
19 55 (0.44%) R
20 52 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2,123 (16.94%) Degree
2 738 (5.89%) PMI Certification
3 620 (4.95%) PMP
4 511 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 399 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 281 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 279 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 264 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
9 252 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 206 (1.64%) ISEB
11 204 (1.63%) MCSE
12 172 (1.37%) APMP
13 160 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
14 157 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
15 139 (1.11%) CISSP
16 120 (0.96%) DV Cleared
17 89 (0.71%) Master's Degree
18 86 (0.69%) CCNP
19 75 (0.60%) CCNA
20 73 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,199 (9.57%) PMO
2 822 (6.56%) QA
3 307 (2.45%) GDPR
4 262 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 244 (1.95%) SLA
6 217 (1.73%) Data Quality
7 113 (0.90%) PCI DSS
8 80 (0.64%) COBIT
9 71 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 50 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 43 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 42 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
13 35 (0.28%) PMBOK
14 29 (0.23%) P3O
15 25 (0.20%) ISO 14001
16 21 (0.17%) SEPA
17 18 (0.14%) GPG13
18 17 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 16 (0.13%) GAMP
20 13 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 703 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 431 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 113 (0.90%) Docker
5 107 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 81 (0.65%) XenApp
7 78 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 62 (0.49%) Firmware
9 56 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
10 50 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 49 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 48 (0.38%) vSphere
13 16 (0.13%) KVM
14 15 (0.12%) Terminal Services
15 13 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (0.088%) Samba
16 11 (0.088%) VirtualBox
17 10 (0.080%) VMware Workstation
18 8 (0.064%) Forefront TMG
19 7 (0.056%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 167 (1.33%) SCCM
2 135 (1.08%) Puppet
3 121 (0.97%) Ansible
4 86 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (0.46%) Terraform
6 55 (0.44%) SCOM
7 52 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 38 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 38 (0.30%) vRealize
9 31 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 30 (0.24%) SCOrch
11 29 (0.23%) WSUS
12 26 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 25 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 24 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 20 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
16 17 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
17 16 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
18 15 (0.12%) XenMobile
19 14 (0.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2,355 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 731 (5.83%) Oracle
3 679 (5.42%) SAP
4 621 (4.96%) VMware
5 442 (3.53%) Cisco
6 330 (2.63%) Citrix
7 302 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 217 (1.73%) Google
9 146 (1.17%) Adobe
10 145 (1.16%) IBM
11 141 (1.13%) HP
12 121 (0.97%) Tableau
13 118 (0.94%) CheckPoint
14 117 (0.93%) ServiceNow
15 99 (0.79%) NetApp
16 90 (0.72%) Atlassian
16 90 (0.72%) Juniper
17 87 (0.69%) hybris
18 83 (0.66%) EMC
19 70 (0.56%) Red Hat