Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 12,718 13,421 16,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.53% 7.61% 8.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.26% 8.32% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9,629 9,480 13,677
UK median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 153,945 161,370 178,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.10% 91.55% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122,592 128,232 149,403
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 11,831 £55,000 +4.76% 1,299
UK excluding London -4 6,848 £50,000 +5.26% 911
London -3 5,466 £60,000 - 458
South East +3 2,216 £52,500 +5.00% 208
North of England +1 1,552 £47,500 +5.56% 208
Midlands +1 1,131 £47,500 - 167
North West +12 873 £47,500 +5.56% 104
West Midlands +3 828 £45,000 - 107
East of England +2 729 £52,500 +5.00% 119
South West +4 723 £47,500 +3.26% 137
Yorkshire 0 614 £47,500 +5.56% 79
Scotland +2 373 £50,000 - 43
East Midlands -6 299 £50,000 +5.26% 60
Wales +1 161 £45,000 +12.50% 25
North East -33 65 £40,000 -3.61% 25
Northern Ireland +2 14 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Isle of Man - 7 £55,000 -
Channel Islands - 3 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4,510 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4,126 (32.44%) Finance
3 2,937 (23.09%) PRINCE2
4 2,338 (18.38%) Microsoft
5 2,235 (17.57%) Degree
6 2,105 (16.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,807 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
8 1,789 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
9 1,518 (11.94%) ITIL
10 1,489 (11.71%) Scrum
11 1,448 (11.39%) SQL
12 1,356 (10.66%) Business Analysis
13 1,246 (9.80%) Windows
14 1,226 (9.64%) Change Management
15 1,160 (9.12%) SDLC
16 1,139 (8.96%) Waterfall
17 1,113 (8.75%) PMO
18 1,014 (7.97%) Retail
19 940 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
19 940 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
20 907 (7.13%) Microsoft Azure
21 893 (7.02%) Banking
22 892 (7.01%) SQL Server
23 868 (6.82%) Risk Management
23 868 (6.82%) CRM
24 859 (6.75%) .NET
25 825 (6.49%) Management Information System
26 822 (6.46%) Microsoft Project
27 801 (6.30%) Marketing
28 789 (6.20%) 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
1 475 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 292 (2.30%) Confluence
3 261 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 210 (1.65%) CMS
5 153 (1.20%) IIS
6 114 (0.90%) Apache
7 99 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 87 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 82 (0.64%) SAS
10 76 (0.60%) WordPress
11 72 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 69 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
13 64 (0.50%) OpenStack
14 61 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
14 61 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 60 (0.47%) Apache Spark
16 53 (0.42%) JBoss
17 50 (0.39%) Drupal
18 46 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 44 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 940 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 822 (6.46%) Microsoft Project
3 789 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 490 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 357 (2.81%) MS Visio
6 96 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 43 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 39 (0.31%) InVision
9 34 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
10 25 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 20 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 13 (0.10%) SPSS
14 8 (0.063%) Chatbot
15 7 (0.055%) Open Workbench
16 4 (0.031%) HipChat
16 4 (0.031%) InfoPath
16 4 (0.031%) Revit
16 4 (0.031%) Simulink
16 4 (0.031%) Stata
Business Applications
1 226 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 141 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 85 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 76 (0.60%) NetSuite
5 46 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
6 45 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
7 43 (0.34%) Magento
7 43 (0.34%) SAP SD
8 37 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 30 (0.24%) Relativity
10 28 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
10 28 (0.22%) SAP CO
10 28 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 28 (0.22%) SAP FI
10 28 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
11 27 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
11 27 (0.21%) Workfront
12 25 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
13 24 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
13 24 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 907 (7.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 785 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 635 (4.99%) Office 365
4 465 (3.66%) SaaS
5 243 (1.91%) PaaS
6 224 (1.76%) IaaS
7 155 (1.22%) GitHub
8 150 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 122 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
10 84 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 58 (0.46%) Slack
12 53 (0.42%) Google Analytics
13 51 (0.40%) Serverless
14 47 (0.37%) Trello
15 39 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 37 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
17 36 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
18 35 (0.28%) Amazon S3
19 34 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
20 28 (0.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 465 (3.66%) Firewall
2 369 (2.90%) WAN
3 346 (2.72%) LAN
4 271 (2.13%) Internet
5 206 (1.62%) SAN
6 179 (1.41%) DNS
7 170 (1.34%) Network Security
8 166 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 152 (1.20%) VPN
10 130 (1.02%) DHCP
11 120 (0.94%) Wireless
12 114 (0.90%) VoIP
13 109 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
14 108 (0.85%) Skype
15 100 (0.79%) Unified Communications
16 93 (0.73%) MPLS
17 84 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
17 84 (0.66%) NetScaler
18 80 (0.63%) IPsec
19 75 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 892 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 414 (3.26%) Big Data
3 295 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
4 270 (2.12%) MySQL
5 252 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 176 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 164 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 143 (1.12%) Power BI
9 137 (1.08%) NoSQL
10 107 (0.84%) MongoDB
11 100 (0.79%) Hadoop
12 89 (0.70%) Blockchain
12 89 (0.70%) RDBMS
13 87 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 86 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
15 85 (0.67%) GIS
16 71 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
17 65 (0.51%) Oracle Database
18 64 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
19 61 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 767 (6.03%) JIRA
2 374 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 204 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 175 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 142 (1.12%) Selenium
6 114 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 96 (0.75%) Subversion
8 69 (0.54%) Maven
9 64 (0.50%) JUnit
10 60 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 56 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 54 (0.42%) TeamCity
13 48 (0.38%) Eclipse
14 46 (0.36%) Bitbucket
15 45 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
16 43 (0.34%) PHPUnit
17 39 (0.31%) Mocha
17 39 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
18 35 (0.28%) Babel
19 33 (0.26%) SonarQube
General
1 4,126 (32.44%) Finance
2 1,014 (7.97%) Retail
3 893 (7.02%) Banking
4 801 (6.30%) Marketing
5 483 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 432 (3.40%) Legal
7 335 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 281 (2.21%) Investment Banking
9 278 (2.19%) Advertising
10 239 (1.88%) Law
11 196 (1.54%) Games
12 180 (1.42%) Back Office
13 175 (1.38%) Financial Institution
14 143 (1.12%) Front Office
15 111 (0.87%) Billing
16 104 (0.82%) Publishing
17 98 (0.77%) French Language
17 98 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
18 92 (0.72%) German Language
19 87 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3,794 (29.83%) Project Manager
2 1,566 (12.31%) Analyst
3 988 (7.77%) IT Manager
4 887 (6.97%) Developer
5 841 (6.61%) Business Analyst
6 827 (6.50%) Consultant
7 726 (5.71%) Senior Manager
8 700 (5.50%) Architect
9 636 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
10 630 (4.95%) Senior Project Manager
11 445 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
12 383 (3.01%) Infrastructure Manager
13 317 (2.49%) Technical Manager
14 311 (2.45%) Programme Manager
15 288 (2.26%) Software Project Manager
16 284 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
17 269 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
18 268 (2.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 249 (1.96%) Agile Project Manager
20 236 (1.86%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 859 (6.75%) .NET
2 672 (5.28%) HTML
3 453 (3.56%) CSS
4 397 (3.12%) Web Services
5 314 (2.47%) XML
6 280 (2.20%) jQuery
7 218 (1.71%) Middleware
8 216 (1.70%) HTML5
9 203 (1.60%) ASP.NET
10 202 (1.59%) REST
11 201 (1.58%) AngularJS
12 199 (1.56%) JSON
13 162 (1.27%) Node.js
14 146 (1.15%) CSS3
15 139 (1.09%) SOAP
16 134 (1.05%) .NET Framework
17 131 (1.03%) React
18 122 (0.96%) Spring
19 101 (0.79%) RESTful
20 87 (0.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1,789 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 825 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 687 (5.40%) Data Centre
4 607 (4.77%) Computer Science
5 605 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 525 (4.13%) User Experience
7 366 (2.88%) PMI
8 290 (2.28%) Fintech
9 259 (2.04%) Virtual Team
10 243 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 212 (1.67%) Mobile App
12 141 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
13 138 (1.09%) Driving Licence
14 125 (0.98%) NHS
15 96 (0.75%) FMCG
16 94 (0.74%) Data Structures
17 90 (0.71%) Social Media
18 83 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
19 81 (0.64%) Public Cloud
20 79 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,246 (9.80%) Windows
2 617 (4.85%) Linux
3 519 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 303 (2.38%) Unix
5 241 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 235 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 225 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 136 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 135 (1.06%) Android
10 102 (0.80%) AIX
11 101 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 99 (0.78%) Solaris
13 98 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 63 (0.50%) HPUX
15 57 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 39 (0.31%) CentOS
17 30 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 18 (0.14%) Windows 8
19 16 (0.13%) Windows XP
20 13 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,510 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2,937 (23.09%) PRINCE2
3 2,105 (16.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,807 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
5 1,518 (11.94%) ITIL
6 1,489 (11.71%) Scrum
7 1,356 (10.66%) Business Analysis
8 1,226 (9.64%) Change Management
9 1,160 (9.12%) SDLC
10 1,139 (8.96%) Waterfall
11 940 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 868 (6.82%) CRM
12 868 (6.82%) Risk Management
13 763 (6.00%) Mentoring
14 750 (5.90%) Service Delivery
15 722 (5.68%) Presales
15 722 (5.68%) Programme Management
16 710 (5.58%) Coaching
17 698 (5.49%) Analytics
18 683 (5.37%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1,448 (11.39%) SQL
2 773 (6.08%) JavaScript
3 740 (5.82%) Java
4 679 (5.34%) C#
5 437 (3.44%) Python
6 334 (2.63%) PHP
7 327 (2.57%) C
8 302 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 164 (1.29%) T-SQL
10 163 (1.28%) C++
11 147 (1.16%) VBA
12 107 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 94 (0.74%) Ruby
14 92 (0.72%) VB
15 73 (0.57%) Perl
15 73 (0.57%) Shell Script
16 66 (0.52%) VB.NET
17 65 (0.51%) PL/SQL
18 55 (0.43%) ES6
19 52 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 2,235 (17.57%) Degree
2 789 (6.20%) PMI Certification
3 656 (5.16%) PMP
4 498 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 377 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 326 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 274 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 254 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 244 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 226 (1.78%) MCSE
11 176 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
12 175 (1.38%) ISEB
13 173 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
14 167 (1.31%) CISSP
15 165 (1.30%) APMP
16 117 (0.92%) DV Cleared
17 101 (0.79%) Master's Degree
18 98 (0.77%) CCNP
19 84 (0.66%) CISM
20 81 (0.64%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,113 (8.75%) PMO
2 785 (6.17%) QA
3 295 (2.32%) SLA
4 290 (2.28%) GDPR
5 266 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 196 (1.54%) Data Quality
7 107 (0.84%) PCI DSS
8 90 (0.71%) COBIT
9 61 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 54 (0.42%) ISO 9001
11 42 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
12 38 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 36 (0.28%) PMBOK
14 31 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 23 (0.18%) P3O
16 21 (0.17%) MiFID
17 20 (0.16%) GAMP
17 20 (0.16%) GCP
17 20 (0.16%) GPG13
18 18 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 703 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 427 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 135 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 121 (0.95%) Docker
6 103 (0.81%) XenApp
7 89 (0.70%) XenDesktop
8 75 (0.59%) Firmware
9 73 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 46 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 46 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
11 45 (0.35%) vSphere
12 17 (0.13%) Samba
12 17 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 15 (0.12%) KVM
14 10 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.079%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.071%) Terminal Server
15 9 (0.071%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 173 (1.36%) SCCM
2 132 (1.04%) Ansible
3 121 (0.95%) Puppet
4 81 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 52 (0.41%) SCOM
7 50 (0.39%) Kubernetes
8 47 (0.37%) Terraform
9 46 (0.36%) SCOrch
10 41 (0.32%) vRealize
11 40 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 40 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 33 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
13 32 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 24 (0.19%) Nagios
15 23 (0.18%) WSUS
16 22 (0.17%) WMI
17 19 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
18 18 (0.14%) FortiGate
19 17 (0.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2,338 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 732 (5.76%) Oracle
3 688 (5.41%) SAP
4 660 (5.19%) VMware
5 490 (3.85%) Cisco
6 364 (2.86%) Citrix
7 314 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
8 216 (1.70%) Google
9 166 (1.31%) Capita
10 161 (1.27%) IBM
11 152 (1.20%) Adobe
12 150 (1.18%) HP
13 141 (1.11%) CheckPoint
14 126 (0.99%) ServiceNow
15 117 (0.92%) Tableau
16 99 (0.78%) Juniper
17 93 (0.73%) Red Hat
18 90 (0.71%) Splunk
19 84 (0.66%) NetApp
20 79 (0.62%) Apple