Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 19 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 13484 16909 21356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.62% 8.57% 9.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.48% 9.63% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9584 13687 16888
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%

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 159042 175633 191561
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126409 146488 156350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the UK

Project Management
Top 16 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 August 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 -7 12613 £52,500 - 912
UK excluding London -6 6995 £47,500 - 615
London -4 6058 £60,000 - 334
South East -3 2040 £50,000 - 162
North of England -15 1641 £45,000 - 166
Midlands -3 1304 £47,500 +5.56% 90
West Midlands -4 913 £45,000 +4.65% 72
North West -24 842 £45,000 - 89
East of England -12 776 £50,000 - 90
South West -12 744 £47,000 +8.05% 62
Yorkshire -13 695 £45,000 - 57
East Midlands -3 375 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Scotland -15 349 £50,000 - 33
Wales -3 166 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North East +5 104 £40,750 -2.98% 20
Northern Ireland -31 14 £40,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 5160 (38.27%) Finance
2 4097 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3038 (22.53%) PRINCE2
4 2557 (18.96%) Degree
5 2201 (16.32%) Retail
6 2157 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2128 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
8 1997 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 1883 (13.96%) Banking
10 1801 (13.36%) Business Analysis
11 1687 (12.51%) SDLC
12 1593 (11.81%) ITIL
13 1520 (11.27%) SQL
14 1432 (10.62%) Scrum
15 1411 (10.46%) Asset Management
16 1250 (9.27%) Wealth Management
17 1247 (9.25%) Change Management
18 1233 (9.14%) Investment Banking
19 1174 (8.71%) Retail Banking
20 1146 (8.50%) Windows
21 1103 (8.18%) Waterfall
22 1043 (7.74%) Management Information System
23 1018 (7.55%) QA
24 976 (7.24%) SAP
25 971 (7.20%) Marketing
26 937 (6.95%) SQL Server
27 912 (6.76%) PMO
28 889 (6.59%) CRM
29 866 (6.42%) Oracle
30 851 (6.31%) Risk Management

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
1 390 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 251 (1.86%) CMS
3 188 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 186 (1.38%) IIS
5 142 (1.05%) Confluence
6 126 (0.93%) SAS
7 95 (0.70%) Apache
8 84 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 67 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 66 (0.49%) WordPress
11 61 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 57 (0.42%) nginx
12 57 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 52 (0.39%) Skype for Business
14 49 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 46 (0.34%) JBoss
16 41 (0.30%) Drupal
16 41 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
17 39 (0.29%) Umbraco
18 37 (0.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 831 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 755 (5.60%) Microsoft Project
3 730 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
4 454 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 338 (2.51%) MS Visio
6 73 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 49 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 48 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
9 47 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 32 (0.24%) SPSS
11 25 (0.19%) InDesign
12 14 (0.10%) InVision
13 13 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 11 (0.082%) Open Workbench
15 10 (0.074%) AutoCAD
16 9 (0.067%) Chatbot
17 7 (0.052%) Acrobat
17 7 (0.052%) InfoPath
18 5 (0.037%) Niku Workbench
18 5 (0.037%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 192 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 165 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 81 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 77 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 73 (0.54%) Magento
6 66 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
7 62 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 61 (0.45%) Actimize
9 59 (0.44%) NetSuite
10 53 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
11 52 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
12 43 (0.32%) SAP FI
13 41 (0.30%) SAP CO
13 41 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
14 36 (0.27%) SAP HCM
15 35 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
16 27 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
16 27 (0.20%) SAP CRM
17 24 (0.18%) Primavera
17 24 (0.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 418 (3.10%) SaaS
2 396 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 328 (2.43%) Office 365
4 325 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
5 115 (0.85%) IaaS
6 110 (0.82%) PaaS
7 86 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 64 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
9 53 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
10 51 (0.38%) GitHub
11 45 (0.33%) Google Analytics
12 40 (0.30%) Force.com
13 30 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
14 23 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
15 22 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
15 22 (0.16%) iPaaS
16 21 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 20 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 20 (0.15%) Trello
18 19 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 411 (3.05%) Firewall
2 365 (2.71%) WAN
3 298 (2.21%) LAN
4 255 (1.89%) Internet
5 254 (1.88%) DNS
6 190 (1.41%) DHCP
7 189 (1.40%) SAN
8 185 (1.37%) TCP/IP
9 173 (1.28%) VPN
10 147 (1.09%) VoIP
11 145 (1.08%) Wireless
12 125 (0.93%) Network Security
13 114 (0.85%) VLAN
14 108 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
15 107 (0.79%) Intranet
16 101 (0.75%) Unified Communications
17 93 (0.69%) MPLS
18 76 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
19 74 (0.55%) SSL
20 71 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 937 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 302 (2.24%) MySQL
3 273 (2.02%) Big Data
4 226 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 222 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 212 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 207 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 150 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 103 (0.76%) QlikView
10 93 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
11 91 (0.67%) Power BI
12 82 (0.61%) NoSQL
13 78 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 73 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 70 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 62 (0.46%) Hadoop
16 62 (0.46%) MongoDB
17 61 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
18 57 (0.42%) RDBMS
19 54 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 601 (4.46%) JIRA
2 185 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 135 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 135 (1.00%) Visual Studio
4 102 (0.76%) Selenium
5 101 (0.75%) Subversion
6 100 (0.74%) Jenkins
7 53 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 52 (0.39%) WebDriver
9 49 (0.36%) Axure RP
10 46 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 45 (0.33%) TeamCity
12 42 (0.31%) Eclipse
12 42 (0.31%) JUnit
13 33 (0.24%) SpecFlow
14 28 (0.21%) Maven
15 26 (0.19%) HP UFT
15 26 (0.19%) JMeter
15 26 (0.19%) LoadRunner
15 26 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5160 (38.27%) Finance
2 2201 (16.32%) Retail
3 1883 (13.96%) Banking
4 1233 (9.14%) Investment Banking
5 1174 (8.71%) Retail Banking
6 971 (7.20%) Marketing
7 665 (4.93%) Legal
8 602 (4.46%) Telecoms
9 542 (4.02%) Manufacturing
10 292 (2.17%) Front Office
11 254 (1.88%) Advertising
12 230 (1.71%) Law
13 201 (1.49%) Electronics
14 139 (1.03%) Games
15 137 (1.02%) Billing
16 134 (0.99%) Back Office
17 127 (0.94%) Automotive
18 92 (0.68%) French Language
19 88 (0.65%) Financial Institution
20 87 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3885 (28.81%) Project Manager
2 2278 (16.89%) Analyst
3 1376 (10.20%) Business Analyst
4 1011 (7.50%) Consultant
5 977 (7.25%) IT Manager
6 818 (6.07%) Senior Manager
7 706 (5.24%) Developer
8 662 (4.91%) IT Project Manager
9 634 (4.70%) Senior Project Manager
10 550 (4.08%) Architect
11 383 (2.84%) Delivery Manager
12 378 (2.80%) Software Project Manager
13 360 (2.67%) Development Manager
14 323 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
15 308 (2.28%) Technical Manager
16 303 (2.25%) Infrastructure Manager
17 295 (2.19%) Agile Project Manager
18 293 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
19 283 (2.10%) IT Analyst
20 262 (1.94%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 809 (6.00%) .NET
2 703 (5.21%) HTML
3 482 (3.57%) CSS
4 344 (2.55%) ASP.NET
5 314 (2.33%) Web Services
6 307 (2.28%) XML
7 247 (1.83%) HTML5
8 222 (1.65%) jQuery
9 202 (1.50%) AngularJS
10 197 (1.46%) .NET Framework
11 149 (1.11%) REST
12 137 (1.02%) Middleware
13 115 (0.85%) JSON
13 115 (0.85%) SOAP
14 97 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 97 (0.72%) CSS3
15 83 (0.62%) J2EE
16 80 (0.59%) Entity Framework
17 79 (0.59%) Sass
18 77 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2128 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1043 (7.74%) Management Information System
3 700 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 614 (4.55%) User Experience
5 394 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 307 (2.28%) PMI
7 293 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 288 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 253 (1.88%) Derivative
10 235 (1.74%) Equities
11 225 (1.67%) Virtual Team
12 166 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 157 (1.16%) Reference Data
14 135 (1.00%) Fintech
15 130 (0.96%) Driving Licence
16 123 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
17 122 (0.90%) Fixed Income
18 104 (0.77%) Credit Risk
19 103 (0.76%) Social Media
20 98 (0.73%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1146 (8.50%) Windows
2 535 (3.97%) Linux
3 477 (3.54%) Windows Server
4 411 (3.05%) Unix
5 200 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 176 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 116 (0.86%) Windows 10
8 114 (0.85%) Android
9 109 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 92 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 49 (0.36%) AIX
11 49 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 48 (0.36%) Solaris
13 46 (0.34%) CentOS
14 44 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 40 (0.30%) Windows 8
16 32 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 23 (0.17%) Windows XP
18 20 (0.15%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.096%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4097 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3038 (22.53%) PRINCE2
3 2157 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1801 (13.36%) Business Analysis
5 1687 (12.51%) SDLC
6 1593 (11.81%) ITIL
7 1432 (10.62%) Scrum
8 1411 (10.46%) Asset Management
9 1250 (9.27%) Wealth Management
10 1247 (9.25%) Change Management
11 1103 (8.18%) Waterfall
12 889 (6.59%) CRM
13 851 (6.31%) Risk Management
14 835 (6.19%) Programme Management
15 790 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
16 785 (5.82%) ERP
17 775 (5.75%) Analytics
18 774 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
19 743 (5.51%) Service Delivery
20 721 (5.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1520 (11.27%) SQL
2 838 (6.21%) Java
3 721 (5.35%) C#
4 680 (5.04%) JavaScript
5 375 (2.78%) C
6 324 (2.40%) Python
7 315 (2.34%) PHP
8 258 (1.91%) PowerShell
9 222 (1.65%) C++
10 194 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 192 (1.42%) Perl
12 131 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 106 (0.79%) Shell Script
14 96 (0.71%) Ruby
15 94 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 87 (0.65%) R
17 66 (0.49%) VBA
18 62 (0.46%) VBScript
19 59 (0.44%) PL/SQL
20 58 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 2557 (18.96%) Degree
2 689 (5.11%) PMI Certification
3 658 (4.88%) PMP
4 417 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 410 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 373 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 303 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 284 (2.11%) SC Cleared
9 251 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
10 237 (1.76%) CISSP
11 221 (1.64%) ISEB
12 207 (1.54%) Master's Degree
13 195 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
14 182 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 165 (1.22%) APMP
15 165 (1.22%) CISM
16 148 (1.10%) CCNA
17 116 (0.86%) CISA
18 114 (0.85%) DV Cleared
19 110 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1018 (7.55%) QA
2 912 (6.76%) PMO
3 325 (2.41%) SLA
4 243 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 138 (1.02%) Data Quality
6 131 (0.97%) PCI DSS
7 119 (0.88%) GDPR
8 111 (0.82%) MiFID
9 90 (0.67%) Basel III
10 77 (0.57%) ISO 9001
11 55 (0.41%) EMIR
12 49 (0.36%) COBIT
12 49 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 40 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
14 30 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
15 27 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 27 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 21 (0.16%) ISO 9000
17 18 (0.13%) P3O
18 17 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 456 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 349 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 90 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 60 (0.44%) vSphere
6 54 (0.40%) XenApp
7 50 (0.37%) Docker
8 35 (0.26%) DFS Replication
9 30 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 24 (0.18%) Firmware
12 20 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (0.096%) XenServer
15 12 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (0.074%) Virtual Desktop
17 8 (0.059%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.052%) HDFS
18 7 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 7 (0.052%) Xen
Systems Management
1 112 (0.83%) SCCM
2 106 (0.79%) Puppet
3 82 (0.61%) Nagios
4 72 (0.53%) Ansible
5 68 (0.50%) SCOM
6 58 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (0.27%) WSUS
8 34 (0.25%) Backup Exec
9 31 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 24 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 23 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 23 (0.17%) vCenter Server
12 21 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 20 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 18 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
14 18 (0.13%) NetBackup
14 18 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
15 16 (0.12%) EdgeSight
16 15 (0.11%) Kubernetes
16 15 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1997 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 976 (7.24%) SAP
3 866 (6.42%) Oracle
4 522 (3.87%) VMware
5 433 (3.21%) Cisco
6 365 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
7 187 (1.39%) HP
8 165 (1.22%) Tableau
9 163 (1.21%) Citrix
10 155 (1.15%) Murex
11 145 (1.08%) ServiceNow
12 135 (1.00%) Adobe
13 126 (0.93%) IBM
14 123 (0.91%) Google
15 108 (0.80%) Splunk
16 103 (0.76%) CheckPoint
17 102 (0.76%) Red Hat
18 101 (0.75%) Cognizant
19 87 (0.65%) Juniper
20 74 (0.55%) CA