Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 9,412 12,667 13,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.73% 7.59% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 8.28% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,048 9,494 9,510
UK median annual salary £54,282 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 128,908 153,074 163,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.11% 91.77% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 101,192 121,815 129,338
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 £82,500 £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 15 September 2019.

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 15 September 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 0 8,793 £55,000 - 1,278
UK excluding London -2 5,347 £50,000 - 1,009
London -3 3,708 £60,000 -1.64% 359
South East +2 1,983 £52,233 -0.51% 249
North of England -8 1,110 £47,500 - 224
Midlands -6 830 £48,500 +2.11% 189
North West -2 668 £47,500 - 114
South West -1 654 £45,000 -5.26% 156
West Midlands -8 561 £50,000 +11.11% 126
East of England +3 447 £50,000 -4.76% 100
Yorkshire -29 362 £47,500 - 90
East Midlands -1 269 £47,500 -5.00% 62
Scotland -46 159 £49,750 -0.50% 60
Wales +1 134 £42,750 -1.72% 23
North East +28 80 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Northern Ireland -2 26 £36,000 +20.00% 7
Isle of Man +4 12 £55,000 -
Channel Islands +5 2 £50,000 -41.18% 3

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3,583 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 2,887 (30.67%) Finance
3 2,055 (21.83%) PRINCE2
4 1,843 (19.58%) Degree
5 1,721 (18.29%) Project Delivery
6 1,652 (17.55%) Microsoft
7 1,489 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,287 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
9 1,190 (12.64%) ITIL
10 1,087 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
11 1,073 (11.40%) SQL
12 983 (10.44%) Change Management
13 958 (10.18%) Scrum
14 924 (9.82%) Azure
15 853 (9.06%) Business Analysis
16 794 (8.44%) Windows
17 768 (8.16%) Waterfall
18 763 (8.11%) PMO
19 752 (7.99%) Management Information System
20 666 (7.08%) SDLC
21 660 (7.01%) Analytics
22 647 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
23 633 (6.73%) Migration
24 619 (6.58%) Mentoring
25 617 (6.56%) Marketing
26 615 (6.53%) AWS
27 601 (6.39%) Retail
28 597 (6.34%) Office 365
29 592 (6.29%) SAP
30 590 (6.27%) Microsoft Office

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
1 312 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 172 (1.83%) CMS
3 171 (1.82%) Confluence
4 131 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 80 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 76 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 73 (0.78%) IIS
8 59 (0.63%) WordPress
9 57 (0.61%) Apache
10 48 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 44 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 41 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
13 36 (0.38%) WebSphere
14 35 (0.37%) Apache Spark
15 30 (0.32%) SAS
16 29 (0.31%) Smallworld
17 27 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
17 27 (0.29%) Tomcat
18 22 (0.23%) MS Project Server
18 22 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 590 (6.27%) Microsoft Office
2 589 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 498 (5.29%) Microsoft Project
4 367 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 215 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 37 (0.39%) Sketch
8 32 (0.34%) InVision
9 31 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 16 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (0.15%) Photoshop
12 11 (0.12%) Open Workbench
13 10 (0.11%) InDesign
14 8 (0.085%) Acrobat
14 8 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 8 (0.085%) SPSS
15 7 (0.074%) Simulink
16 6 (0.064%) AutoCAD
16 6 (0.064%) Chatbot
17 5 (0.053%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 154 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
3 73 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 71 (0.75%) Magento
5 65 (0.69%) NetSuite
6 45 (0.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 43 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
8 42 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
9 39 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
10 38 (0.40%) SAP ERP
11 31 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
12 26 (0.28%) SAP CO
12 26 (0.28%) SAP FI
12 26 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
13 23 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
13 23 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
13 23 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 22 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
14 22 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 20 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 924 (9.82%) Azure
2 615 (6.53%) AWS
3 597 (6.34%) Office 365
4 319 (3.39%) SaaS
5 171 (1.82%) Power Platform
6 136 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 119 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
8 108 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 93 (0.99%) PaaS
10 92 (0.98%) IaaS
11 78 (0.83%) GCP
12 62 (0.66%) Serverless
13 51 (0.54%) Trello
14 46 (0.49%) GitHub
15 44 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
16 42 (0.45%) Google Analytics
17 41 (0.44%) OneDrive
17 41 (0.44%) PowerApps
18 35 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 29 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 320 (3.40%) Firewall
2 311 (3.30%) WAN
3 264 (2.80%) Internet
4 247 (2.62%) LAN
5 213 (2.26%) DNS
6 169 (1.80%) DHCP
7 146 (1.55%) Wireless
8 118 (1.25%) VPN
9 110 (1.17%) Network Security
10 108 (1.15%) VoIP
11 100 (1.06%) SAN
12 97 (1.03%) Skype
13 90 (0.96%) Unified Communications
14 87 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
14 87 (0.92%) TCP/IP
15 79 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
16 78 (0.83%) HTTP
17 74 (0.79%) MPLS
18 60 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
19 57 (0.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 569 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 248 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 236 (2.51%) Big Data
4 214 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 183 (1.94%) MySQL
6 153 (1.63%) Power BI
7 135 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 119 (1.26%) NoSQL
9 102 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 78 (0.83%) SAP HANA
11 76 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 75 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
13 72 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
14 70 (0.74%) QlikView
15 61 (0.65%) GIS
16 55 (0.58%) MongoDB
17 53 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 50 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
19 49 (0.52%) Hadoop
20 47 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 583 (6.19%) JIRA
2 238 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 152 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 99 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 95 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 86 (0.91%) Subversion
7 72 (0.76%) Selenium
8 53 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 43 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
10 34 (0.36%) MSI
10 34 (0.36%) TeamCity
11 31 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 25 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
13 22 (0.23%) NetBeans
14 20 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
15 19 (0.20%) Axure RP
16 18 (0.19%) Maven
16 18 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (0.18%) Cucumber
18 16 (0.17%) GitLab
General
1 2,887 (30.67%) Finance
2 617 (6.56%) Marketing
3 601 (6.39%) Retail
4 511 (5.43%) Public Sector
5 389 (4.13%) Banking
5 389 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 325 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 262 (2.78%) Legal
8 172 (1.83%) Law
9 131 (1.39%) Local Government
10 125 (1.33%) Advertising
11 111 (1.18%) Billing
12 105 (1.12%) Front Office
13 97 (1.03%) Back Office
14 89 (0.95%) Automotive
15 88 (0.93%) Electronics
16 68 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
17 65 (0.69%) Games
18 55 (0.58%) Police
19 45 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,684 (28.52%) Project Manager
2 1,023 (10.87%) Analyst
3 723 (7.68%) IT Manager
4 683 (7.26%) Consultant
5 658 (6.99%) Developer
6 624 (6.63%) Senior Manager
7 542 (5.76%) Architect
8 517 (5.49%) Business Analyst
9 478 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
10 445 (4.73%) Senior Project Manager
11 311 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
12 242 (2.57%) Infrastructure Manager
13 218 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
14 205 (2.18%) Technical Manager
15 198 (2.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 180 (1.91%) Agile Project Manager
17 172 (1.83%) Business Manager
18 171 (1.82%) Service Manager
19 161 (1.71%) Junior
19 161 (1.71%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (5.74%) .NET
2 399 (4.24%) HTML
3 258 (2.74%) CSS
4 245 (2.60%) XML
5 204 (2.17%) Web Services
6 195 (2.07%) ASP.NET
7 148 (1.57%) jQuery
8 138 (1.47%) REST
9 135 (1.43%) JSON
10 117 (1.24%) AngularJS
11 103 (1.09%) Node.js
12 91 (0.97%) Middleware
13 88 (0.93%) React
14 85 (0.90%) SOAP
15 82 (0.87%) Ajax
16 79 (0.84%) .NET Framework
16 79 (0.84%) HTML5
17 78 (0.83%) Spring
18 65 (0.69%) Vue.js
19 58 (0.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,087 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 752 (7.99%) Management Information System
3 483 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 470 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
5 397 (4.22%) User Experience
6 229 (2.43%) PMI
7 225 (2.39%) Virtual Team
8 141 (1.50%) Driving Licence
9 135 (1.43%) Public Cloud
10 112 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 100 (1.06%) Social Media
12 93 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 92 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
14 88 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
14 88 (0.93%) Internet of Things
15 77 (0.82%) NHS
16 76 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
17 66 (0.70%) EPoS
17 66 (0.70%) FMCG
18 58 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 794 (8.44%) Windows
2 443 (4.71%) Linux
3 323 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 184 (1.95%) Unix
5 173 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 141 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 97 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 73 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 61 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 53 (0.56%) Android
11 28 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 22 (0.23%) CentOS
14 18 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (0.18%) AIX
16 13 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
18 11 (0.12%) Ubuntu
19 10 (0.11%) Solaris
20 9 (0.096%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,583 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 2,055 (21.83%) PRINCE2
3 1,721 (18.29%) Project Delivery
4 1,489 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,287 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1,190 (12.64%) ITIL
7 983 (10.44%) Change Management
8 958 (10.18%) Scrum
9 853 (9.06%) Business Analysis
10 768 (8.16%) Waterfall
11 666 (7.08%) SDLC
12 660 (7.01%) Analytics
13 647 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 633 (6.73%) Migration
15 619 (6.58%) Mentoring
16 574 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
17 572 (6.08%) Service Delivery
18 549 (5.83%) Risk Management
19 535 (5.68%) ERP
20 524 (5.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,073 (11.40%) SQL
2 487 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 462 (4.91%) C#
4 449 (4.77%) Java
5 379 (4.03%) C
6 314 (3.34%) Python
7 257 (2.73%) PowerShell
8 208 (2.21%) PHP
9 128 (1.36%) C++
10 96 (1.02%) VBA
11 91 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 69 (0.73%) TypeScript
13 67 (0.71%) R
14 56 (0.59%) Ruby
15 54 (0.57%) Bash Shell
16 45 (0.48%) VB
16 45 (0.48%) VB.NET
17 37 (0.39%) PL/SQL
18 33 (0.35%) ABAP
18 33 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,843 (19.58%) Degree
2 578 (6.14%) PMI Certification
3 556 (5.91%) PMP
4 471 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 294 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 246 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
7 231 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 231 (2.45%) SC Cleared
8 217 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 207 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 154 (1.64%) APMP
11 147 (1.56%) CCNA
12 120 (1.27%) CCNP
13 106 (1.13%) DV Cleared
14 105 (1.12%) CISSP
15 103 (1.09%) MCSE
16 100 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
17 91 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
18 88 (0.93%) MCSA
19 79 (0.84%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 763 (8.11%) PMO
2 560 (5.95%) QA
3 232 (2.46%) SLA
4 199 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 184 (1.95%) GDPR
6 146 (1.55%) Data Quality
7 62 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 59 (0.63%) COBIT
9 49 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 46 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 45 (0.48%) ISO 9001
12 43 (0.46%) NIST
13 31 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
14 22 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 19 (0.20%) PMBOK
16 18 (0.19%) P3O
17 16 (0.17%) Solvency II
18 13 (0.14%) MiFID
18 13 (0.14%) NCSC
19 12 (0.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 531 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 357 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 147 (1.56%) Docker
5 80 (0.85%) XenApp
6 69 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 58 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 49 (0.52%) vSphere
9 45 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
10 44 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 43 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 35 (0.37%) Firmware
13 30 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
14 24 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 20 (0.21%) VMware NSX
16 14 (0.15%) NFS
17 9 (0.096%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 9 (0.096%) vCloud
18 8 (0.085%) GridGain
19 7 (0.074%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 171 (1.82%) SCCM
2 69 (0.73%) Puppet
3 59 (0.63%) SCOM
4 55 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 54 (0.57%) Kubernetes
6 49 (0.52%) Terraform
7 47 (0.50%) Ansible
8 45 (0.48%) Nagios
9 39 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (0.31%) IBM BigFix
11 28 (0.30%) vRealize
12 26 (0.28%) WSUS
13 25 (0.27%) FortiGate
14 24 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
15 20 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (0.20%) NetBackup
17 18 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
18 17 (0.18%) Backup Exec
19 15 (0.16%) Consul
20 14 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1,652 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 592 (6.29%) SAP
3 536 (5.69%) Oracle
4 479 (5.09%) VMware
5 385 (4.09%) Cisco
6 276 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
7 243 (2.58%) Citrix
8 157 (1.67%) Adobe
9 140 (1.49%) Google
10 117 (1.24%) IBM
11 97 (1.03%) Tableau
12 87 (0.92%) HP
13 72 (0.76%) hybris
14 63 (0.67%) F5
14 63 (0.67%) Veeam
15 62 (0.66%) Capita
15 62 (0.66%) NetApp
16 61 (0.65%) Meraki
17 56 (0.59%) Palo Alto
17 56 (0.59%) ServiceNow