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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 6429 8415 10705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.23% 8.55% 9.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 9.62% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4679 6777 8242
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79794 87486 96432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.91% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64221 73157 78828
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Project Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the UK

Project Management
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 6015 £52,500 - 873
London -6 2808 £60,000 - 347
South East -5 1002 £50,000 - 147
North West -25 420 £45,000 -5.26% 74
West Midlands -4 419 £47,500 +10.46% 70
East of England -14 395 £52,500 +5.00% 55
City of London 0 384 £62,500 -1.18% 84
South West -18 370 £47,500 +11.76% 60
Yorkshire -11 344 £43,250 +0.58% 61
Surrey +8 253 £50,000 -4.76% 24
West Yorkshire -6 252 £45,000 - 48
Berkshire -3 241 £52,500 -4.54% 30
Manchester -27 240 £47,500 +5.55% 49
Hampshire -9 189 £47,500 +5.55% 31
East Midlands -2 183 £47,500 - 37
Leeds -13 173 £48,000 +10.86% 39
Scotland -15 173 £50,000 - 27
Birmingham -5 170 £47,500 - 28
Bristol -12 142 £45,000 - 31
Hertfordshire -13 133 £52,500 +2.94% 17
Cheshire -7 107 £43,000 -9.47% 13
Cambridgeshire -15 106 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Buckinghamshire +14 98 £48,500 +7.78% 16
Wales -10 87 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Edinburgh -15 86 £53,600 +2.09% 14
Reading -3 85 £50,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire 0 81 £52,500 +5.00% 23
Gloucestershire +4 80 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Nottingham +4 74 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Oxfordshire -17 74 £47,000 -6.00% 15

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 4443 (34.92%) Finance
2 3930 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
3 3094 (24.32%) PRINCE2
4 2430 (19.10%) Degree
5 2089 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 1884 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 1598 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1506 (11.84%) ITIL
9 1424 (11.19%) Business Analysis
10 1413 (11.11%) Retail
11 1380 (10.85%) SQL
12 1275 (10.02%) Scrum
13 1265 (9.94%) SDLC
14 1186 (9.32%) Change Management
15 1153 (9.06%) Banking
16 1097 (8.62%) Waterfall
17 1010 (7.94%) Windows
18 954 (7.50%) PMO
19 931 (7.32%) CRM
20 927 (7.29%) Marketing
21 922 (7.25%) SQL Server
22 867 (6.81%) Management Information System
23 843 (6.63%) QA
24 840 (6.60%) SAP
25 818 (6.43%) Risk Management
26 809 (6.36%) Microsoft Project
27 799 (6.28%) .NET
28 791 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
29 782 (6.15%) Oracle
30 757 (5.95%) Service Delivery

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
1 417 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 257 (2.02%) CMS
3 189 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 172 (1.35%) IIS
5 137 (1.08%) Confluence
6 120 (0.94%) SAS
7 96 (0.75%) Apache
8 66 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 65 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 62 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 62 (0.49%) WordPress
11 60 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 57 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 51 (0.40%) Skype for Business
14 49 (0.39%) JBoss
15 44 (0.35%) nginx
16 39 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
17 38 (0.30%) Umbraco
18 35 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 34 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 809 (6.36%) Microsoft Project
2 791 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 755 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
4 488 (3.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 336 (2.64%) MS Visio
6 63 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 51 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 46 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 35 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
9 35 (0.28%) SPSS
10 21 (0.17%) InDesign
11 15 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 12 (0.094%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.079%) Open Workbench
14 6 (0.047%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.047%) InfoPath
14 6 (0.047%) InVision
15 5 (0.039%) Autodesk Inventor
15 5 (0.039%) Niku Workbench
15 5 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 188 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 139 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 106 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 74 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 63 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 61 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 58 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
8 56 (0.44%) NetSuite
9 50 (0.39%) SAP ERP
10 49 (0.39%) Magento
11 48 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
12 47 (0.37%) SAP FI
13 41 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
13 41 (0.32%) SAP CO
13 41 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
14 40 (0.31%) SAP HCM
15 34 (0.27%) SAP CRM
16 33 (0.26%) SAP SD
17 30 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
18 28 (0.22%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 369 (2.90%) SaaS
2 333 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 293 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 272 (2.14%) Office 365
5 107 (0.84%) IaaS
6 106 (0.83%) PaaS
7 97 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
9 44 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 42 (0.33%) GitHub
11 40 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 37 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
12 37 (0.29%) Force.com
13 20 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 19 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (0.14%) G Suite
16 17 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
17 15 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 393 (3.09%) Firewall
2 326 (2.56%) WAN
3 274 (2.15%) LAN
4 262 (2.06%) DNS
5 238 (1.87%) Internet
6 173 (1.36%) DHCP
6 173 (1.36%) SAN
7 171 (1.34%) VPN
8 153 (1.20%) TCP/IP
9 140 (1.10%) VoIP
10 139 (1.09%) Wireless
11 128 (1.01%) Network Security
12 121 (0.95%) Intranet
13 105 (0.83%) VLAN
14 99 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
15 85 (0.67%) Unified Communications
16 81 (0.64%) HTTP
17 75 (0.59%) SSL
18 71 (0.56%) LDAP
19 69 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 922 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 275 (2.16%) Big Data
3 263 (2.07%) MySQL
4 253 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 252 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 247 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 210 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 104 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
9 98 (0.77%) QlikView
10 88 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 86 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 84 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 83 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 70 (0.55%) Power BI
15 66 (0.52%) GIS
16 65 (0.51%) Hadoop
17 61 (0.48%) NoSQL
18 59 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
19 56 (0.44%) SAP HANA
20 55 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 482 (3.79%) JIRA
2 162 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 150 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 127 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 106 (0.83%) Subversion
6 103 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 101 (0.79%) Selenium
8 55 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 50 (0.39%) Axure RP
10 48 (0.38%) Eclipse
11 37 (0.29%) JUnit
11 37 (0.29%) TeamCity
12 33 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 33 (0.26%) SpecFlow
12 33 (0.26%) WebDriver
13 31 (0.24%) Maven
14 27 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 25 (0.20%) Appium
16 21 (0.17%) Ant
17 20 (0.16%) JMeter
General
1 4443 (34.92%) Finance
2 1413 (11.11%) Retail
3 1153 (9.06%) Banking
4 927 (7.29%) Marketing
5 647 (5.09%) Telecoms
6 533 (4.19%) Legal
7 494 (3.88%) Manufacturing
8 439 (3.45%) Investment Banking
9 382 (3.00%) Retail Banking
10 248 (1.95%) Advertising
11 231 (1.82%) Law
12 161 (1.27%) Front Office
13 159 (1.25%) Electronics
14 147 (1.16%) Back Office
15 137 (1.08%) Automotive
16 128 (1.01%) Billing
17 121 (0.95%) Publishing
18 106 (0.83%) Games
19 100 (0.79%) French Language
20 97 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4003 (31.47%) Project Manager
2 1943 (15.27%) Analyst
3 1013 (7.96%) IT Manager
4 978 (7.69%) Consultant
5 974 (7.66%) Business Analyst
6 819 (6.44%) Senior Manager
7 687 (5.40%) Developer
8 673 (5.29%) IT Project Manager
9 639 (5.02%) Senior Project Manager
10 528 (4.15%) Architect
11 425 (3.34%) Software Project Manager
12 343 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
12 343 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
13 339 (2.66%) Development Manager
14 320 (2.52%) Technical Manager
15 312 (2.45%) Agile Project Manager
16 280 (2.20%) Programme Manager
17 269 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
18 254 (2.00%) Software Manager
19 247 (1.94%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 799 (6.28%) .NET
2 687 (5.40%) HTML
3 471 (3.70%) CSS
4 334 (2.63%) XML
5 325 (2.55%) ASP.NET
6 320 (2.52%) Web Services
7 211 (1.66%) HTML5
8 208 (1.63%) AngularJS
9 191 (1.50%) jQuery
10 182 (1.43%) .NET Framework
11 141 (1.11%) Middleware
12 133 (1.05%) REST
13 110 (0.86%) JSON
14 108 (0.85%) SOAP
15 96 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 86 (0.68%) Entity Framework
17 85 (0.67%) CSS3
18 69 (0.54%) React
19 63 (0.50%) Sass
20 58 (0.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1598 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 867 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 643 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 493 (3.88%) User Experience
5 390 (3.07%) Data Centre
6 350 (2.75%) PMI
7 250 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 197 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 178 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 165 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
11 154 (1.21%) Fintech
12 130 (1.02%) Derivative
12 130 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 112 (0.88%) Equities
14 103 (0.81%) Social Media
15 96 (0.75%) Driving Licence
16 95 (0.75%) Fixed Income
17 92 (0.72%) FMCG
18 84 (0.66%) Replication
19 83 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1010 (7.94%) Windows
2 474 (3.73%) Linux
3 425 (3.34%) Windows Server
4 355 (2.79%) Unix
5 223 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 181 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 105 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 104 (0.82%) Android
9 99 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 98 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 64 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 53 (0.42%) Solaris
13 45 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 42 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 41 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 39 (0.31%) CentOS
17 36 (0.28%) AIX
18 22 (0.17%) Ubuntu
19 21 (0.17%) Windows XP
20 13 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3930 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
2 3094 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 2089 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 1506 (11.84%) ITIL
5 1424 (11.19%) Business Analysis
6 1275 (10.02%) Scrum
7 1265 (9.94%) SDLC
8 1186 (9.32%) Change Management
9 1097 (8.62%) Waterfall
10 931 (7.32%) CRM
11 818 (6.43%) Risk Management
12 757 (5.95%) Service Delivery
13 753 (5.92%) Programme Management
14 745 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
15 734 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 688 (5.41%) Mentoring
17 667 (5.24%) ERP
18 656 (5.16%) E-Commerce
19 641 (5.04%) Analytics
20 637 (5.01%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1380 (10.85%) SQL
2 708 (5.57%) C#
3 699 (5.49%) Java
4 659 (5.18%) JavaScript
5 371 (2.92%) C
6 287 (2.26%) Python
7 267 (2.10%) PHP
8 205 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 188 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 175 (1.38%) C++
11 162 (1.27%) Perl
12 128 (1.01%) VB.NET
13 82 (0.64%) R
14 77 (0.61%) Shell Script
15 75 (0.59%) Bash Shell
16 74 (0.58%) Ruby
17 73 (0.57%) VB
18 72 (0.57%) PL/SQL
19 68 (0.53%) VBA
20 54 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2430 (19.10%) Degree
2 736 (5.79%) PMI Certification
3 668 (5.25%) PMP
4 425 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 406 (3.19%) Security Cleared
6 313 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 307 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 271 (2.13%) SC Cleared
9 247 (1.94%) ISEB
10 238 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
11 199 (1.56%) APMP
12 192 (1.51%) CISSP
13 184 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 181 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
15 147 (1.16%) CCNA
16 139 (1.09%) CISM
17 132 (1.04%) Master's Degree
18 117 (0.92%) MCSE
19 114 (0.90%) DV Cleared
20 108 (0.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 954 (7.50%) PMO
2 843 (6.63%) QA
3 329 (2.59%) SLA
4 199 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 118 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 104 (0.82%) Data Quality
7 97 (0.76%) MiFID
8 84 (0.66%) GDPR
9 59 (0.46%) ISO 9001
10 49 (0.39%) COBIT
11 31 (0.24%) EMIR
11 31 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 31 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 27 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 26 (0.20%) P3O
14 23 (0.18%) Basel III
15 22 (0.17%) HL7
16 20 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
17 18 (0.14%) ISO 9000
18 15 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 418 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 331 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 95 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 55 (0.43%) vSphere
6 47 (0.37%) XenApp
7 40 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 36 (0.28%) DFS Replication
9 29 (0.23%) Docker
10 28 (0.22%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.14%) Firmware
11 18 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (0.13%) XenServer
13 14 (0.11%) NFS
13 14 (0.11%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.086%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (0.086%) Shibboleth
15 9 (0.071%) Virtual Desktop
16 8 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.055%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 89 (0.70%) Puppet
2 81 (0.64%) SCCM
3 73 (0.57%) Nagios
4 51 (0.40%) Ansible
4 51 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (0.39%) SCOM
6 33 (0.26%) WSUS
7 29 (0.23%) Backup Exec
8 26 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
9 23 (0.18%) Tivoli
10 22 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 22 (0.17%) SCVMM
11 21 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 20 (0.16%) NetBackup
13 18 (0.14%) vCenter Server
14 17 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (0.12%) SELinux
15 15 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 12 (0.094%) HAProxy
16 12 (0.094%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1884 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 840 (6.60%) SAP
3 782 (6.15%) Oracle
4 525 (4.13%) VMware
5 427 (3.36%) Cisco
6 331 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
7 178 (1.40%) HP
8 172 (1.35%) Citrix
9 149 (1.17%) Tableau
10 146 (1.15%) IBM
11 122 (0.96%) Adobe
12 119 (0.94%) Google
13 118 (0.93%) ServiceNow
14 106 (0.83%) Juniper
15 105 (0.83%) Red Hat
16 103 (0.81%) CheckPoint
17 100 (0.79%) Cognizant
18 82 (0.64%) NetApp
19 80 (0.63%) Murex
20 71 (0.56%) Palo Alto
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redhill, Surrey
Aquila Heywood
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Car, Fuel Card, Pension, Priv
Posted: 4 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 75000 per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £90000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car/car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday