Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 20 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 13450 16017 21083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.73% 8.38% 9.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.59% 9.39% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9261 12892 16689
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 156565 170492 194103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.23% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123230 141844 159582
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -5 12582 £52,500 - 627
UK excluding London -5 6806 £47,500 - 401
London -4 6235 £60,000 - 265
South East -3 1974 £50,000 -2.91% 107
North of England -9 1615 £45,000 - 110
Midlands -2 1304 £47,500 +5.56% 60
West Midlands -2 936 £47,000 +4.44% 36
North West -6 889 £47,500 - 50
East of England -18 730 £50,000 - 44
South West -11 699 £45,000 - 41
Yorkshire -6 631 £45,000 - 47
East Midlands -4 353 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Scotland -21 333 £49,250 -1.50% 24
Wales +1 150 £40,000 -5.88% 12
North East +9 95 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Northern Ireland -13 43 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Channel Islands +7 5 £59,000 -1.67% 1
Isle of Man -7 2 £36,500 -41.60%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Project Management.

1 5343 (39.72%) Finance
2 4132 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
3 2963 (22.03%) PRINCE2
4 2428 (18.05%) Degree
5 2257 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2205 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 2186 (16.25%) Banking
8 2140 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 1961 (14.58%) Business Analysis
10 1823 (13.55%) SDLC
11 1673 (12.44%) Asset Management
12 1606 (11.94%) ITIL
13 1565 (11.64%) Investment Banking
14 1550 (11.52%) Wealth Management
15 1497 (11.13%) Retail Banking
16 1477 (10.98%) SQL
17 1421 (10.57%) Scrum
18 1278 (9.50%) Change Management
19 1162 (8.64%) Windows
20 1107 (8.23%) QA
21 1027 (7.64%) SAP
22 1025 (7.62%) Waterfall
23 999 (7.43%) Management Information System
24 980 (7.29%) Retail
25 912 (6.78%) Java
26 907 (6.74%) SQL Server
27 906 (6.74%) Oracle
28 888 (6.60%) Marketing
29 859 (6.39%) CRM
30 837 (6.22%) PMO

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
1 457 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 240 (1.78%) CMS
3 219 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 166 (1.23%) IIS
5 121 (0.90%) Confluence
5 121 (0.90%) SAS
6 102 (0.76%) Apache
7 89 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 83 (0.62%) Skype for Business
9 71 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 65 (0.48%) WordPress
11 51 (0.38%) Drupal
12 49 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
12 49 (0.36%) Tomcat
13 48 (0.36%) JBoss
13 48 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
14 47 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
14 47 (0.35%) nginx
15 41 (0.30%) MS Project Server
16 40 (0.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 823 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 803 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 739 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
4 425 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 410 (3.05%) MS Visio
6 50 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 50 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 43 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 42 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 23 (0.17%) InDesign
9 23 (0.17%) SPSS
10 16 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.10%) InVision
12 11 (0.082%) Open Workbench
13 9 (0.067%) Acrobat
13 9 (0.067%) Chatbot
14 6 (0.045%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.045%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.037%) Niku Workbench
15 5 (0.037%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 211 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 163 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 89 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
4 86 (0.64%) SAP ERP
5 85 (0.63%) Magento
6 75 (0.56%) Actimize
7 71 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
7 71 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
8 61 (0.45%) NetSuite
9 56 (0.42%) SAP FI
10 52 (0.39%) SAP CO
10 52 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
11 43 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 34 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
13 32 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
14 31 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
15 27 (0.20%) SAP HCM
16 24 (0.18%) SAP QM
17 23 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
18 22 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 496 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 456 (3.39%) SaaS
3 400 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 398 (2.96%) Office 365
5 143 (1.06%) IaaS
6 122 (0.91%) PaaS
7 85 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 78 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
9 59 (0.44%) GitHub
10 58 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
11 46 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 41 (0.30%) Google Analytics
13 30 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
14 29 (0.22%) Force.com
14 29 (0.22%) Trello
15 26 (0.19%) Basecamp
16 24 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
16 24 (0.18%) npm
17 23 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
17 23 (0.17%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 386 (2.87%) WAN
2 385 (2.86%) Firewall
3 314 (2.33%) LAN
4 223 (1.66%) Internet
5 222 (1.65%) DNS
6 200 (1.49%) TCP/IP
7 197 (1.46%) SAN
8 189 (1.41%) VPN
9 167 (1.24%) DHCP
10 156 (1.16%) VoIP
11 127 (0.94%) Wireless
12 118 (0.88%) VLAN
13 114 (0.85%) MPLS
13 114 (0.85%) Unified Communications
14 110 (0.82%) Network Security
15 90 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
16 84 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
17 77 (0.57%) Skype
18 73 (0.54%) Intranet
19 69 (0.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 907 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 326 (2.42%) MySQL
3 277 (2.06%) Big Data
4 230 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 223 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 207 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 186 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 180 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 93 (0.69%) QlikView
10 90 (0.67%) Power BI
11 88 (0.65%) NoSQL
12 80 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 73 (0.54%) Hadoop
14 72 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
15 70 (0.52%) RDBMS
16 68 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
17 58 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
18 55 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
19 52 (0.39%) SAP BW
20 51 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 636 (4.73%) JIRA
2 234 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 125 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 116 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 105 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 99 (0.74%) Selenium
7 95 (0.71%) Subversion
8 62 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 61 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 55 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 49 (0.36%) WebDriver
12 44 (0.33%) Eclipse
13 38 (0.28%) Axure RP
14 33 (0.25%) Maven
15 30 (0.22%) JUnit
16 29 (0.22%) Grunt
17 28 (0.21%) webpack
18 27 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
18 27 (0.20%) SpecFlow
19 26 (0.19%) PHPUnit
General
1 5343 (39.72%) Finance
2 2186 (16.25%) Banking
3 1565 (11.64%) Investment Banking
4 1497 (11.13%) Retail Banking
5 980 (7.29%) Retail
6 888 (6.60%) Marketing
7 734 (5.46%) Legal
8 528 (3.93%) Manufacturing
9 520 (3.87%) Telecoms
10 334 (2.48%) Front Office
11 254 (1.89%) Law
12 251 (1.87%) Advertising
13 196 (1.46%) Electronics
14 149 (1.11%) Games
15 139 (1.03%) Back Office
16 123 (0.91%) Billing
17 116 (0.86%) Automotive
18 86 (0.64%) Financial Institution
18 86 (0.64%) German Language
19 79 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3824 (28.43%) Project Manager
2 2257 (16.78%) Analyst
3 1523 (11.32%) Business Analyst
4 1004 (7.46%) IT Manager
5 971 (7.22%) Consultant
6 747 (5.55%) Developer
7 737 (5.48%) Senior Manager
8 683 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
9 624 (4.64%) Architect
10 571 (4.25%) Senior Project Manager
11 401 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
12 351 (2.61%) Software Project Manager
13 335 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
14 333 (2.48%) Development Manager
15 327 (2.43%) Infrastructure Manager
16 316 (2.35%) IT Analyst
17 300 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
18 294 (2.19%) Technical Manager
19 275 (2.04%) Business IT Analyst
20 274 (2.04%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 830 (6.17%) .NET
2 682 (5.07%) HTML
3 478 (3.55%) CSS
4 353 (2.62%) Web Services
5 299 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 283 (2.10%) XML
7 263 (1.96%) HTML5
8 247 (1.84%) jQuery
9 198 (1.47%) AngularJS
10 167 (1.24%) .NET Framework
11 148 (1.10%) REST
12 138 (1.03%) Middleware
13 126 (0.94%) LAMP
14 113 (0.84%) CSS3
15 112 (0.83%) SOAP
16 103 (0.77%) Node.js
17 101 (0.75%) JSON
18 94 (0.70%) Sass
19 92 (0.68%) J2EE
20 74 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2257 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
2 999 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 704 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 604 (4.49%) User Experience
5 444 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 334 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 321 (2.39%) PMI
8 274 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 272 (2.02%) Virtual Team
10 255 (1.90%) Derivative
10 255 (1.90%) Equities
11 201 (1.49%) Reference Data
12 192 (1.43%) Mobile App
13 148 (1.10%) Driving Licence
14 131 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
15 126 (0.94%) Fintech
16 123 (0.91%) Fixed Income
17 107 (0.80%) Social Media
18 102 (0.76%) Algorithms
19 99 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1162 (8.64%) Windows
2 535 (3.98%) Linux
3 493 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 381 (2.83%) Unix
5 165 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 161 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 117 (0.87%) Android
8 95 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 88 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 88 (0.65%) Windows 10
10 59 (0.44%) AIX
11 48 (0.36%) Solaris
12 43 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 37 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 36 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 32 (0.24%) CentOS
15 32 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.13%) Windows XP
18 17 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4132 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 2963 (22.03%) PRINCE2
3 2205 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 1961 (14.58%) Business Analysis
5 1823 (13.55%) SDLC
6 1673 (12.44%) Asset Management
7 1606 (11.94%) ITIL
8 1550 (11.52%) Wealth Management
9 1421 (10.57%) Scrum
10 1278 (9.50%) Change Management
11 1025 (7.62%) Waterfall
12 859 (6.39%) CRM
13 822 (6.11%) Risk Management
14 808 (6.01%) ERP
15 802 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 800 (5.95%) Programme Management
17 756 (5.62%) Analytics
18 745 (5.54%) Service Delivery
19 716 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
20 711 (5.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1477 (10.98%) SQL
2 912 (6.78%) Java
3 698 (5.19%) C#
4 642 (4.77%) JavaScript
5 378 (2.81%) PHP
6 350 (2.60%) C
7 321 (2.39%) PowerShell
8 320 (2.38%) Python
9 210 (1.56%) C++
10 192 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 171 (1.27%) Perl
12 122 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 121 (0.90%) VB.NET
14 97 (0.72%) Ruby
15 85 (0.63%) R
16 76 (0.57%) Bash Shell
17 74 (0.55%) VBA
18 71 (0.53%) PL/SQL
19 53 (0.39%) VBScript
20 50 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 2428 (18.05%) Degree
2 674 (5.01%) PMI Certification
3 614 (4.57%) PMP
4 432 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 414 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 404 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 268 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 266 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 240 (1.78%) Master's Degree
10 239 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
10 239 (1.78%) CISSP
11 223 (1.66%) ISEB
12 208 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 189 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
14 177 (1.32%) APMP
15 157 (1.17%) CISM
16 145 (1.08%) CCNA
17 130 (0.97%) MCSE
18 119 (0.88%) CISA
19 105 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1107 (8.23%) QA
2 837 (6.22%) PMO
3 294 (2.19%) SLA
4 261 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 161 (1.20%) GDPR
6 137 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 117 (0.87%) PCI DSS
8 109 (0.81%) MiFID
9 104 (0.77%) Basel III
10 79 (0.59%) ISO 9001
11 74 (0.55%) EMIR
12 49 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
13 46 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 41 (0.30%) COBIT
15 30 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
16 29 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 27 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 21 (0.16%) P3O
18 21 (0.16%) PMBOK
19 18 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 492 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 339 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 85 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 67 (0.50%) Docker
5 67 (0.50%) XenApp
6 60 (0.45%) vSphere
7 28 (0.21%) DFS Replication
8 25 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 24 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 19 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.13%) Firmware
12 12 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (0.089%) VMware NSX
13 11 (0.082%) XenServer
14 8 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.059%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.045%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 112 (0.83%) SCCM
2 97 (0.72%) Puppet
3 85 (0.63%) SCOM
4 65 (0.48%) Ansible
4 65 (0.48%) Nagios
5 54 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (0.27%) WSUS
7 34 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 28 (0.21%) EdgeSight
9 22 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 22 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
10 21 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 21 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 21 (0.16%) vCenter Server
11 20 (0.15%) Kubernetes
12 17 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
12 17 (0.13%) vRealize
13 14 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 14 (0.10%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.097%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2140 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 1027 (7.64%) SAP
3 906 (6.74%) Oracle
4 503 (3.74%) VMware
5 411 (3.06%) Cisco
6 321 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
7 187 (1.39%) Citrix
8 180 (1.34%) Murex
9 178 (1.32%) HP
10 159 (1.18%) Tableau
11 127 (0.94%) Google
12 120 (0.89%) Adobe
13 115 (0.86%) ServiceNow
14 110 (0.82%) IBM
15 107 (0.80%) Splunk
16 102 (0.76%) CheckPoint
17 99 (0.74%) Juniper
18 84 (0.62%) CA
19 69 (0.51%) hybris
19 69 (0.51%) NetApp