Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 27 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 12,099 13,826 15,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.56% 7.75% 8.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.25% 8.43% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,927 9,708 12,138
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 £31,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +4.40%

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 146,609 163,998 168,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.57% 91.87% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 116,220 130,199 139,977
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 11,316 £55,000 +4.76% 1,667
UK excluding London -2 6,467 £49,000 +3.16% 1,217
London -1 5,207 £62,000 +3.33% 544
South East +7 2,153 £52,500 +5.00% 316
North of England -4 1,426 £45,000 - 303
Midlands +2 1,090 £45,000 -5.26% 243
West Midlands -1 808 £45,000 -5.26% 162
North West -3 777 £47,500 - 186
South West +1 719 £45,000 -5.26% 142
East of England +2 675 £55,000 +10.00% 121
Yorkshire +1 600 £45,000 - 90
Scotland -7 317 £47,500 -2.06% 58
East Midlands -3 278 £45,000 -10.00% 81
Wales -7 117 £40,250 +0.63% 29
North East -38 50 £40,000 -5.88% 27
Northern Ireland -30 21 £30,500 -23.75% 7
Channel Islands -11 3 £85,000 +44.07%
Isle of Man +11 2 - -

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 4,611 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3,910 (32.32%) Finance
3 2,743 (22.67%) PRINCE2
4 2,328 (19.24%) Microsoft
5 2,250 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 2,100 (17.36%) Degree
7 1,758 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
8 1,653 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
9 1,473 (12.17%) Scrum
10 1,358 (11.22%) Business Analysis
11 1,319 (10.90%) ITIL
12 1,306 (10.79%) SQL
13 1,259 (10.41%) PMO
14 1,200 (9.92%) Waterfall
15 1,168 (9.65%) Change Management
16 1,113 (9.20%) Windows
17 1,072 (8.86%) SDLC
18 1,012 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
19 939 (7.76%) Retail
20 917 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
21 911 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
22 891 (7.36%) CRM
23 854 (7.06%) Microsoft Project
24 852 (7.04%) Marketing
25 843 (6.97%) Risk Management
26 832 (6.88%) .NET
27 824 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
28 795 (6.57%) SQL Server
28 795 (6.57%) QA
29 780 (6.45%) Analytics

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
1 403 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 295 (2.44%) Confluence
3 239 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 215 (1.78%) CMS
5 138 (1.14%) Apache
6 108 (0.89%) IIS
7 81 (0.67%) WordPress
8 79 (0.65%) Apache Spark
9 77 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 70 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 68 (0.56%) SAS
12 51 (0.42%) Apache Solr
12 51 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
13 49 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
14 48 (0.40%) Drupal
15 47 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 39 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
17 38 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
18 33 (0.27%) Tomcat
19 31 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 911 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 854 (7.06%) Microsoft Project
3 824 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 498 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 361 (2.98%) MS Visio
6 69 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 62 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 27 (0.22%) InVision
9 21 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 18 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 18 (0.15%) Open Workbench
11 14 (0.12%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.066%) SPSS
13 6 (0.050%) Chatbot
14 4 (0.033%) Stata
15 2 (0.017%) CATIA
15 2 (0.017%) Maya
15 2 (0.017%) Revit
15 2 (0.017%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 279 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 155 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 92 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 78 (0.64%) Magento
5 69 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 69 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
6 48 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 44 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
8 35 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 34 (0.28%) Relativity
10 32 (0.26%) SAP CO
10 32 (0.26%) SAP FI
10 32 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
11 31 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
12 30 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
13 29 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
14 27 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
15 25 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
15 25 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
16 24 (0.20%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1,012 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 734 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
3 619 (5.12%) Office 365
4 488 (4.03%) SaaS
5 224 (1.85%) PaaS
6 176 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 165 (1.36%) IaaS
8 137 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 130 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
10 93 (0.77%) GitHub
11 86 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
12 77 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
13 73 (0.60%) Amazon S3
14 69 (0.57%) Serverless
15 51 (0.42%) Google Analytics
16 45 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
17 44 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
18 41 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 39 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 36 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 415 (3.43%) Firewall
2 334 (2.76%) WAN
3 300 (2.48%) LAN
4 294 (2.43%) Internet
5 179 (1.48%) DNS
6 178 (1.47%) SAN
7 164 (1.36%) VPN
8 162 (1.34%) Network Security
9 158 (1.31%) TCP/IP
10 149 (1.23%) Unified Communications
11 137 (1.13%) Wireless
12 121 (1.00%) VoIP
13 117 (0.97%) DHCP
14 108 (0.89%) Skype
15 80 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
16 76 (0.63%) MPLS
17 68 (0.56%) VLAN
18 59 (0.49%) BGP
19 57 (0.47%) HTTP
20 55 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 795 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 359 (2.97%) Big Data
3 335 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
4 249 (2.06%) MySQL
5 223 (1.84%) Relational Database
6 181 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 172 (1.42%) Power BI
8 149 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 127 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 108 (0.89%) RDBMS
11 101 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
12 89 (0.74%) QlikView
13 88 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 84 (0.69%) MongoDB
15 83 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
16 80 (0.66%) NoSQL
17 79 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
18 74 (0.61%) Oracle Database
19 66 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
20 62 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 757 (6.26%) JIRA
2 297 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 206 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 163 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 147 (1.21%) Selenium
6 133 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 89 (0.74%) Subversion
8 57 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
9 53 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 46 (0.38%) TeamCity
11 43 (0.36%) Hudson
12 41 (0.34%) Bitbucket
13 40 (0.33%) JMeter
14 39 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 38 (0.31%) Eclipse
16 37 (0.31%) JUnit
17 35 (0.29%) Maven
18 33 (0.27%) PHPUnit
19 32 (0.26%) Appium
19 32 (0.26%) SoapUI
General
1 3,910 (32.32%) Finance
2 939 (7.76%) Retail
3 852 (7.04%) Marketing
4 750 (6.20%) Banking
5 498 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 376 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 333 (2.75%) Legal
8 258 (2.13%) Advertising
9 241 (1.99%) Law
10 183 (1.51%) Back Office
10 183 (1.51%) Investment Banking
11 149 (1.23%) Front Office
12 138 (1.14%) Billing
13 126 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
14 121 (1.00%) Games
15 113 (0.93%) Electronics
16 102 (0.84%) Financial Institution
17 100 (0.83%) French Language
18 91 (0.75%) Automotive
19 79 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,658 (30.23%) Project Manager
2 1,604 (13.26%) Analyst
3 962 (7.95%) IT Manager
4 903 (7.46%) Business Analyst
5 856 (7.07%) Developer
6 737 (6.09%) Consultant
7 719 (5.94%) Senior Manager
8 637 (5.26%) Architect
9 606 (5.01%) Senior Project Manager
10 556 (4.60%) IT Project Manager
11 394 (3.26%) Delivery Manager
12 373 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
13 361 (2.98%) Programme Manager
14 303 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
15 290 (2.40%) Technical Manager
16 286 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
17 275 (2.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 269 (2.22%) Software Project Manager
19 229 (1.89%) Agile Project Manager
20 211 (1.74%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 832 (6.88%) .NET
2 612 (5.06%) HTML
3 451 (3.73%) CSS
4 429 (3.55%) Web Services
5 289 (2.39%) XML
6 218 (1.80%) jQuery
7 199 (1.64%) Middleware
8 189 (1.56%) AngularJS
9 184 (1.52%) ASP.NET
10 165 (1.36%) JSON
11 163 (1.35%) HTML5
12 156 (1.29%) REST
13 142 (1.17%) Node.js
14 141 (1.17%) SOAP
15 115 (0.95%) .NET Framework
16 110 (0.91%) React
17 95 (0.79%) Ajax
18 92 (0.76%) Spring
19 91 (0.75%) CSS3
20 86 (0.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1,653 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
2 774 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 713 (5.89%) Data Centre
4 570 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 521 (4.31%) User Experience
6 378 (3.12%) PMI
7 250 (2.07%) Fintech
8 207 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 186 (1.54%) Mobile App
10 172 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 163 (1.35%) Driving Licence
12 124 (1.02%) NHS
13 118 (0.98%) FMCG
14 114 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
15 112 (0.93%) Public Cloud
16 105 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
17 79 (0.65%) Data Structures
18 74 (0.61%) Algorithms
19 73 (0.60%) Social Media
20 59 (0.49%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1,113 (9.20%) Windows
2 552 (4.56%) Linux
3 429 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 242 (2.00%) Unix
5 203 (1.68%) Windows 10
6 191 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 163 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 130 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 118 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 107 (0.88%) Android
11 61 (0.50%) AIX
12 52 (0.43%) Solaris
13 41 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (0.21%) CentOS
15 26 (0.21%) HPUX
15 26 (0.21%) Windows XP
16 23 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 20 (0.17%) Mac OS
18 18 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,611 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2,743 (22.67%) PRINCE2
3 2,250 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,758 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
5 1,473 (12.17%) Scrum
6 1,358 (11.22%) Business Analysis
7 1,319 (10.90%) ITIL
8 1,200 (9.92%) Waterfall
9 1,168 (9.65%) Change Management
10 1,072 (8.86%) SDLC
11 917 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 891 (7.36%) CRM
13 843 (6.97%) Risk Management
14 780 (6.45%) Analytics
15 752 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
16 719 (5.94%) Service Delivery
17 717 (5.93%) Mentoring
18 712 (5.88%) ERP
19 700 (5.79%) Presales
20 687 (5.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,306 (10.79%) SQL
2 730 (6.03%) JavaScript
3 690 (5.70%) Java
4 642 (5.31%) C#
5 444 (3.67%) Python
6 312 (2.58%) C
7 283 (2.34%) PHP
8 274 (2.26%) PowerShell
9 170 (1.41%) C++
10 118 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 84 (0.69%) Ruby
11 84 (0.69%) VBA
12 78 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 71 (0.59%) Perl
14 67 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 65 (0.54%) PL/SQL
16 64 (0.53%) R
17 63 (0.52%) VB
17 63 (0.52%) VB.NET
18 51 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2,100 (17.36%) Degree
2 752 (6.22%) PMI Certification
3 617 (5.10%) PMP
4 503 (4.16%) Security Cleared
5 359 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 286 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 267 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 256 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 246 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 230 (1.90%) ISEB
11 183 (1.51%) MCSE
12 174 (1.44%) APMP
13 165 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
14 155 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
15 135 (1.12%) DV Cleared
16 132 (1.09%) CISSP
17 78 (0.64%) CCNP
18 77 (0.64%) CISM
19 74 (0.61%) CCNA
20 73 (0.60%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,259 (10.41%) PMO
2 795 (6.57%) QA
3 360 (2.98%) GDPR
4 236 (1.95%) SLA
5 221 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 216 (1.79%) Data Quality
7 106 (0.88%) PCI DSS
8 62 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 59 (0.49%) ISO 9001
10 56 (0.46%) COBIT
11 46 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 35 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
13 34 (0.28%) PMBOK
14 26 (0.21%) P3O
14 26 (0.21%) SEPA
15 19 (0.16%) ISO 14001
15 19 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 19 (0.16%) Solvency II
16 17 (0.14%) GAMP
17 15 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 670 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 411 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 119 (0.98%) Docker
5 82 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 78 (0.64%) XenApp
7 70 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 57 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
9 49 (0.40%) Firmware
9 49 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 49 (0.40%) vSphere
10 40 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 16 (0.13%) Terminal Services
11 16 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (0.083%) KVM
14 8 (0.066%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.058%) Varnish
16 5 (0.041%) VMware NSX
17 4 (0.033%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 176 (1.45%) SCCM
2 111 (0.92%) Puppet
3 93 (0.77%) Ansible
4 70 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 62 (0.51%) Terraform
6 60 (0.50%) SCOM
7 39 (0.32%) WSUS
8 36 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 31 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 25 (0.21%) vRealize
11 21 (0.17%) XenMobile
12 20 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 20 (0.17%) SCOrch
13 19 (0.16%) AirWatch
13 19 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 17 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
14 17 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
15 15 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,328 (19.24%) Microsoft
2 710 (5.87%) SAP
3 704 (5.82%) Oracle
4 574 (4.74%) VMware
5 399 (3.30%) Cisco
6 296 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 295 (2.44%) Citrix
8 218 (1.80%) Google
9 137 (1.13%) HP
10 131 (1.08%) IBM
11 119 (0.98%) ServiceNow
12 113 (0.93%) Tableau
13 112 (0.93%) Adobe
14 107 (0.88%) CheckPoint
15 88 (0.73%) NetApp
16 87 (0.72%) hybris
17 82 (0.68%) Juniper
18 75 (0.62%) Atlassian
19 70 (0.58%) EMC
20 69 (0.57%) JD Edwards