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

Project Management
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 22 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 12,937 13,469 18,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.37% 7.77% 8.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.20% 8.67% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9,754 10,839 14,816
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +2.15%

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 157,852 155,291 187,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.54% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 127,991 127,938 155,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,750 £79,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 19 February 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 February 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 -5 11,974 £52,500 - 1,689
UK excluding London -5 7,116 £48,000 +1.05% 1,242
London -6 5,364 £60,000 - 559
South East -7 2,082 £50,000 -4.76% 297
North of England +7 1,671 £47,500 +5.56% 293
Midlands 0 1,261 £47,500 +5.56% 243
West Midlands 0 944 £47,500 +5.56% 173
North West +15 914 £48,000 +1.05% 165
East of England -8 832 £50,000 - 170
South West -7 716 £47,500 - 125
Yorkshire -5 629 £45,000 - 98
Scotland -10 382 £50,000 - 73
East Midlands -23 309 £50,000 +9.29% 69
Wales +5 146 £40,000 - 37
North East +19 128 £42,500 +21.43% 30
Northern Ireland -8 59 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Channel Islands +10 8 £59,000 -
Isle of Man -2 2 £36,500 -15.12%

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 4,355 (33.66%) Finance
2 4,243 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
3 3,145 (24.31%) PRINCE2
4 2,282 (17.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2,163 (16.72%) Microsoft
6 2,126 (16.43%) Degree
7 1,543 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
8 1,469 (11.36%) ITIL
9 1,348 (10.42%) Business Analysis
10 1,319 (10.20%) Scrum
11 1,294 (10.00%) SQL
12 1,219 (9.42%) SDLC
13 1,218 (9.41%) Change Management
14 1,124 (8.69%) Banking
15 1,037 (8.02%) Windows
16 1,026 (7.93%) Waterfall
17 1,014 (7.84%) Retail
18 951 (7.35%) PMO
19 940 (7.27%) QA
20 918 (7.10%) SAP
21 916 (7.08%) CRM
22 854 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
23 827 (6.39%) Java
24 815 (6.30%) SQL Server
25 807 (6.24%) Marketing
26 801 (6.19%) Risk Management
27 796 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
28 785 (6.07%) ERP
29 770 (5.95%) .NET
30 764 (5.91%) 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
1 431 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 215 (1.66%) CMS
3 165 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 132 (1.02%) Confluence
5 119 (0.92%) IIS
6 100 (0.77%) SAS
7 99 (0.77%) Skype for Business
8 78 (0.60%) WordPress
9 73 (0.56%) Apache
10 71 (0.55%) Drupal
11 65 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
12 56 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 46 (0.36%) Umbraco
14 44 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
15 43 (0.33%) Tomcat
16 38 (0.29%) Apache Spark
16 38 (0.29%) WebSphere
17 32 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 32 (0.25%) WebLogic
18 30 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 854 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
2 764 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 729 (5.64%) Microsoft Project
4 429 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 417 (3.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 77 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 54 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 37 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 29 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (0.15%) InVision
11 16 (0.12%) SPSS
12 15 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 14 (0.11%) InDesign
14 9 (0.070%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.062%) AutoCAD
16 6 (0.046%) SOLIDWORKS
17 5 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
17 5 (0.039%) EngageOne
17 5 (0.039%) Maya
17 5 (0.039%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 248 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 191 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 123 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 95 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
5 86 (0.66%) NetSuite
6 79 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
7 69 (0.53%) Magento
8 53 (0.41%) SAP ERP
9 50 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
9 50 (0.39%) SAP FI
10 45 (0.35%) SAP CO
11 44 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
12 40 (0.31%) SAP Business One
13 38 (0.29%) BusinessWare
13 38 (0.29%) SAP R/3
14 35 (0.27%) SAP SD
15 34 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
16 33 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
17 31 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 29 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 738 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 654 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 530 (4.10%) Office 365
4 438 (3.39%) SaaS
5 140 (1.08%) PaaS
6 138 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 137 (1.06%) IaaS
8 120 (0.93%) GitHub
9 98 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
10 67 (0.52%) Slack
11 60 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
12 58 (0.45%) Trello
13 41 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
14 38 (0.29%) Heroku
15 37 (0.29%) Basecamp
16 34 (0.26%) Google Analytics
17 32 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
18 28 (0.22%) Coveralls
18 28 (0.22%) Zube
19 24 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 372 (2.88%) Firewall
2 368 (2.84%) WAN
3 316 (2.44%) LAN
4 226 (1.75%) Internet
5 187 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 187 (1.45%) VPN
6 177 (1.37%) SAN
7 159 (1.23%) DNS
8 151 (1.17%) Wireless
9 131 (1.01%) VoIP
10 119 (0.92%) DHCP
11 118 (0.91%) Network Security
12 97 (0.75%) Skype
13 92 (0.71%) MPLS
14 77 (0.60%) OSPF
15 75 (0.58%) BGP
16 71 (0.55%) NetScaler
17 70 (0.54%) VLAN
18 66 (0.51%) Unified Communications
19 65 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 815 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 302 (2.33%) Big Data
3 298 (2.30%) MySQL
4 207 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 199 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 193 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 169 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 111 (0.86%) Power BI
9 104 (0.80%) NoSQL
10 94 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 94 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 83 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 78 (0.60%) Hadoop
13 76 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
14 73 (0.56%) Blockchain
14 73 (0.56%) QlikView
15 70 (0.54%) RDBMS
16 66 (0.51%) Redis
17 63 (0.49%) SAP HANA
18 49 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 621 (4.80%) JIRA
2 277 (2.14%) Git (software)
3 121 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 102 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 84 (0.65%) Subversion
6 79 (0.61%) Selenium
7 74 (0.57%) Visual Studio
8 72 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 44 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 41 (0.32%) webpack
11 31 (0.24%) PHPUnit
12 29 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
13 28 (0.22%) Code Climate
13 28 (0.22%) Codeship
13 28 (0.22%) Grunt
14 26 (0.20%) Eclipse
14 26 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
15 24 (0.19%) Maven
16 23 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 23 (0.18%) Xcode
General
1 4,355 (33.66%) Finance
2 1,124 (8.69%) Banking
3 1,014 (7.84%) Retail
4 807 (6.24%) Marketing
5 566 (4.38%) Legal
6 510 (3.94%) Investment Banking
7 449 (3.47%) Telecoms
8 438 (3.39%) Manufacturing
9 389 (3.01%) Retail Banking
10 346 (2.67%) Advertising
11 285 (2.20%) Law
12 165 (1.28%) Front Office
13 148 (1.14%) Games
14 138 (1.07%) Electronics
15 136 (1.05%) Back Office
16 133 (1.03%) Financial Institution
17 111 (0.86%) Billing
18 95 (0.73%) French Language
19 86 (0.66%) German Language
20 83 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4,073 (31.48%) Project Manager
2 1,645 (12.72%) Analyst
3 1,094 (8.46%) IT Manager
4 1,009 (7.80%) Consultant
5 938 (7.25%) Business Analyst
6 883 (6.83%) Developer
7 736 (5.69%) IT Project Manager
8 701 (5.42%) Senior Manager
9 630 (4.87%) Architect
10 548 (4.24%) Senior Project Manager
11 412 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
12 396 (3.06%) Infrastructure Manager
13 366 (2.83%) Software Project Manager
14 314 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
15 311 (2.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 311 (2.40%) Technical Manager
16 268 (2.07%) Digital Project Manager
17 266 (2.06%) Programme Manager
18 263 (2.03%) Agile Project Manager
19 258 (1.99%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 770 (5.95%) .NET
2 617 (4.77%) HTML
3 494 (3.82%) CSS
4 356 (2.75%) Web Services
5 276 (2.13%) XML
6 261 (2.02%) jQuery
7 205 (1.58%) HTML5
8 204 (1.58%) ASP.NET
9 164 (1.27%) AngularJS
10 148 (1.14%) Middleware
11 136 (1.05%) RESTful
12 133 (1.03%) REST
13 117 (0.90%) CSS3
14 114 (0.88%) LAMP
14 114 (0.88%) Spring
15 112 (0.87%) Mason
16 111 (0.86%) Node.js
17 100 (0.77%) .NET Framework
18 96 (0.74%) JSON
19 92 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,543 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 724 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 580 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 580 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 388 (3.00%) User Experience
5 381 (2.95%) PMI
6 269 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 268 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 239 (1.85%) Fintech
9 208 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 171 (1.32%) Driving Licence
11 121 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
12 120 (0.93%) FMCG
12 120 (0.93%) Social Media
13 111 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 91 (0.70%) Public Cloud
15 90 (0.70%) Algorithms
16 80 (0.62%) Life Science
17 79 (0.61%) Hedge funds
18 71 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,037 (8.02%) Windows
2 571 (4.41%) Linux
3 480 (3.71%) Windows Server
4 236 (1.82%) Unix
5 172 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 155 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 143 (1.11%) Windows 10
8 115 (0.89%) Android
9 109 (0.84%) AIX
10 83 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 67 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 61 (0.47%) Solaris
13 43 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (0.19%) HPUX
16 19 (0.15%) CentOS
16 19 (0.15%) Debian
17 18 (0.14%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.13%) Windows 8
19 15 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,243 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 3,145 (24.31%) PRINCE2
3 2,282 (17.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,469 (11.36%) ITIL
5 1,348 (10.42%) Business Analysis
6 1,319 (10.20%) Scrum
7 1,219 (9.42%) SDLC
8 1,218 (9.41%) Change Management
9 1,026 (7.93%) Waterfall
10 916 (7.08%) CRM
11 801 (6.19%) Risk Management
12 796 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 785 (6.07%) ERP
14 764 (5.91%) Service Delivery
15 720 (5.57%) Programme Management
16 678 (5.24%) Presales
17 674 (5.21%) Mentoring
18 659 (5.09%) Analytics
19 656 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
20 647 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,294 (10.00%) SQL
2 827 (6.39%) Java
3 640 (4.95%) C#
4 631 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 350 (2.71%) PHP
6 344 (2.66%) C
7 336 (2.60%) Python
8 223 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 202 (1.56%) C++
10 185 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 115 (0.89%) Ruby
12 93 (0.72%) Perl
12 93 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 90 (0.70%) Bash Shell
14 85 (0.66%) VBA
15 81 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 78 (0.60%) R
17 69 (0.53%) PL/SQL
18 62 (0.48%) Groovy
19 59 (0.46%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2,126 (16.43%) Degree
2 699 (5.40%) PMI Certification
3 666 (5.15%) PMP
4 408 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 371 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 282 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 271 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 246 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 205 (1.58%) CISSP
10 195 (1.51%) APMP
11 189 (1.46%) SC Cleared
12 184 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
13 176 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
14 173 (1.34%) ISEB
15 152 (1.17%) MCSE
16 141 (1.09%) Master's Degree
17 137 (1.06%) CISM
18 108 (0.83%) CCNA
19 101 (0.78%) CISA
20 85 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 951 (7.35%) PMO
2 940 (7.27%) QA
3 251 (1.94%) SLA
4 228 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 222 (1.72%) GDPR
6 117 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 93 (0.72%) PCI DSS
8 70 (0.54%) ISO 9001
9 60 (0.46%) COBIT
10 45 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 41 (0.32%) MiFID
12 40 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 37 (0.29%) PMBOK
14 29 (0.22%) EMIR
15 28 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 24 (0.19%) SEPA
17 21 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
18 18 (0.14%) P3O
19 16 (0.12%) Basel III
19 16 (0.12%) IFRS
System Software
1 486 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 309 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 209 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 106 (0.82%) Docker
5 101 (0.78%) XenApp
6 92 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 67 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 49 (0.38%) vSphere
9 46 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 28 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 21 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (0.12%) Firmware
12 16 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (0.10%) NFS
14 10 (0.077%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.054%) XenServer
16 6 (0.046%) KVM
17 5 (0.039%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 108 (0.83%) SCCM
2 66 (0.51%) Puppet
3 62 (0.48%) Ansible
4 58 (0.45%) SCOM
5 52 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 44 (0.34%) SCOrch
7 42 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 40 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 32 (0.25%) Nagios
10 31 (0.24%) Kubernetes
11 29 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 20 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
14 17 (0.13%) EdgeSight
15 16 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
15 16 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
15 16 (0.12%) vRealize
15 16 (0.12%) ZABBIX
16 15 (0.12%) SCVMM
17 13 (0.10%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2,163 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 918 (7.10%) SAP
3 731 (5.65%) Oracle
4 537 (4.15%) VMware
5 434 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
6 379 (2.93%) Cisco
7 281 (2.17%) Citrix
8 216 (1.67%) Google
9 145 (1.12%) HP
9 145 (1.12%) Tableau
10 124 (0.96%) IBM
11 118 (0.91%) hybris
12 103 (0.80%) Adobe
13 102 (0.79%) Juniper
14 91 (0.70%) CheckPoint
15 84 (0.65%) Sitecore
16 81 (0.63%) Sage
17 80 (0.62%) Infor
18 78 (0.60%) JD Edwards
19 76 (0.59%) webMethods