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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 6318 9173 10449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.40% 8.79% 9.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.30% 9.92% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4994 7177 8104
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Project Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the UK

Project Management
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 5883 £52,500 +1.94% 798
London -4 2542 £60,000 +4.34% 308
South East -4 1093 £50,000 - 149
West Midlands -3 464 £47,500 +5.55% 59
City of London +2 441 £60,000 -4.00% 77
East of England -15 406 £47,500 -5.00% 55
South West -2 379 £47,500 +5.55% 53
Yorkshire -8 371 £45,000 - 59
North West -29 348 £47,500 +5.55% 65
West Yorkshire -1 273 £45,000 - 41
Berkshire -3 251 £54,000 -1.81% 27
Hampshire -4 230 £45,000 -10.00% 29
Manchester -28 217 £47,500 - 40
Surrey +1 206 £52,500 +6.59% 31
East Midlands -2 203 £47,500 +1.06% 33
Birmingham -5 189 £47,500 -2.31% 22
Leeds -7 184 £45,000 -5.26% 29
Scotland -13 179 £50,000 - 32
Hertfordshire -17 158 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Bristol +8 157 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Edinburgh -10 117 £53,600 +2.09% 20
East Sussex +44 95 £60,000 +36.36% 5
Oxfordshire -11 87 £47,500 - 17
Cambridgeshire -13 86 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Reading -9 82 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Wales +2 79 £40,000 - 19
Buckinghamshire -19 79 £55,000 +20.21% 19
West Sussex +2 77 £52,500 -2.32% 7
Wiltshire -5 68 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Southampton +1 67 £40,000 -20.00% 9

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 4406 (33.81%) Finance
2 4083 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3272 (25.11%) PRINCE2
4 2438 (18.71%) Degree
5 2224 (17.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 1928 (14.79%) Microsoft
7 1610 (12.35%) MS Excel
8 1507 (11.56%) ITIL
9 1449 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
10 1347 (10.34%) SQL
11 1337 (10.26%) Business Analysis
12 1241 (9.52%) Scrum
13 1138 (8.73%) SDLC
14 1136 (8.72%) Change Management
15 1080 (8.29%) Retail
16 1060 (8.13%) PMO
17 1018 (7.81%) Waterfall
18 992 (7.61%) SQL Server
19 963 (7.39%) Banking
20 961 (7.37%) CRM
21 933 (7.16%) Windows
22 894 (6.86%) Marketing
23 890 (6.83%) .NET
24 825 (6.33%) HTML
25 824 (6.32%) Service Delivery
25 824 (6.32%) Telecoms
26 812 (6.23%) MS Project
27 802 (6.15%) Oracle
28 798 (6.12%) QA
29 796 (6.11%) Java

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
1 454 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 209 (1.60%) CMS
3 201 (1.54%) IIS
4 168 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 147 (1.13%) Apache
6 113 (0.87%) Confluence
7 107 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 106 (0.81%) SAS
9 79 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 78 (0.60%) JBoss
11 61 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 58 (0.45%) WordPress
13 56 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
14 54 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 48 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
16 44 (0.34%) Umbraco
17 41 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 34 (0.26%) Drupal
18 34 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
19 29 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1610 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 812 (6.23%) MS Project
3 738 (5.66%) MS Office
4 502 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 339 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 48 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 41 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 39 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 34 (0.26%) SPSS
10 15 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.100%) Acrobat
12 11 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 11 (0.084%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.038%) Final Cut Pro
13 5 (0.038%) InVision
14 4 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.031%) Autodesk Inventor
14 4 (0.031%) PTC Creo
14 4 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
15 3 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 181 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 127 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 71 (0.54%) SAP SCM
4 63 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 55 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 53 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 49 (0.38%) SAP FI
8 47 (0.36%) NetSuite
9 46 (0.35%) Magento
9 46 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
10 45 (0.35%) SAP HCM
11 40 (0.31%) SAP ERP
11 40 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
12 39 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
12 39 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
12 39 (0.30%) SAP CO
12 39 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
13 35 (0.27%) SAP R/3
14 34 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
15 31 (0.24%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 377 (2.89%) SaaS
2 295 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 292 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 249 (1.91%) Office 365
5 108 (0.83%) IaaS
6 96 (0.74%) PaaS
7 86 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 57 (0.44%) Google Analytics
9 56 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
10 54 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
11 42 (0.32%) GitHub
12 33 (0.25%) Force.com
13 19 (0.15%) G Suite
13 19 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
14 18 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (0.12%) Trello
16 14 (0.11%) Amazon S3
17 13 (0.100%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 12 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
18 12 (0.092%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 434 (3.33%) Firewall
2 262 (2.01%) WAN
3 248 (1.90%) LAN
4 230 (1.76%) DNS
5 226 (1.73%) Internet
6 174 (1.34%) SAN
7 155 (1.19%) VPN
8 151 (1.16%) VoIP
9 148 (1.14%) Network Security
9 148 (1.14%) Wireless
10 143 (1.10%) Intranet
11 139 (1.07%) TCP/IP
12 126 (0.97%) DHCP
13 108 (0.83%) HTTP
14 85 (0.65%) VLAN
15 78 (0.60%) LDAP
16 77 (0.59%) MPLS
17 73 (0.56%) Skype
18 71 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
19 68 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 992 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 341 (2.62%) Big Data
3 276 (2.12%) MySQL
4 268 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 266 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 253 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 189 (1.45%) Relational Database
8 102 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 95 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
10 88 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 85 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 83 (0.64%) GIS
13 78 (0.60%) QlikView
14 72 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 72 (0.55%) Oracle Database
15 71 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
16 65 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
17 64 (0.49%) DB2
18 63 (0.48%) SAP HANA
19 60 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 425 (3.26%) JIRA
2 181 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 133 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 130 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 126 (0.97%) Subversion
6 115 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 103 (0.79%) Selenium
8 50 (0.38%) Eclipse
9 46 (0.35%) Maven
10 43 (0.33%) Cucumber
11 33 (0.25%) JUnit
11 33 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
12 31 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 30 (0.23%) HP UFT
14 29 (0.22%) Axure RP
14 29 (0.22%) TeamCity
15 26 (0.20%) Appium
16 25 (0.19%) Ant
16 25 (0.19%) Grunt
17 24 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 4406 (33.81%) Finance
2 1080 (8.29%) Retail
3 963 (7.39%) Banking
4 894 (6.86%) Marketing
5 824 (6.32%) Telecoms
6 491 (3.77%) Legal
7 464 (3.56%) Manufacturing
8 227 (1.74%) Law
9 209 (1.60%) Advertising
10 169 (1.30%) Back Office
11 168 (1.29%) Publishing
12 139 (1.07%) Front Office
13 130 (1.00%) Investment Banking
14 127 (0.97%) Billing
15 126 (0.97%) Automotive
16 122 (0.94%) Electronics
17 110 (0.84%) Financial Institution
18 107 (0.82%) French Language
19 103 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
20 79 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 4126 (31.66%) Project Manager
2 1875 (14.39%) Analyst
3 1089 (8.36%) IT Manager
4 895 (6.87%) Consultant
5 885 (6.79%) Business Analyst
6 835 (6.41%) Developer
7 798 (6.12%) Senior Manager
8 696 (5.34%) IT Project Manager
9 653 (5.01%) Architect
10 641 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
11 405 (3.11%) Software Project Manager
12 384 (2.95%) Infrastructure Manager
13 347 (2.66%) Agile Project Manager
14 338 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
15 336 (2.58%) Technical Manager
16 335 (2.57%) Delivery Manager
17 311 (2.39%) Development Manager
18 303 (2.32%) Programme Manager
19 274 (2.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
20 263 (2.02%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 890 (6.83%) .NET
2 825 (6.33%) HTML
3 602 (4.62%) CSS
4 382 (2.93%) Web Services
5 367 (2.82%) XML
6 281 (2.16%) AngularJS
7 273 (2.09%) ASP.NET
8 208 (1.60%) jQuery
9 187 (1.43%) HTML5
10 159 (1.22%) Middleware
11 141 (1.08%) .NET Framework
12 138 (1.06%) REST
13 131 (1.01%) SOAP
14 113 (0.87%) React
15 87 (0.67%) JSON
16 84 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 82 (0.63%) Ember.js
18 78 (0.60%) CSS3
19 76 (0.58%) J2EE
20 72 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1449 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
2 771 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 638 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 543 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 475 (3.64%) User Experience
6 369 (2.83%) PMI
7 186 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 185 (1.42%) Virtual Team
9 162 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 159 (1.22%) Fintech
11 125 (0.96%) Driving Licence
12 116 (0.89%) Social Media
13 108 (0.83%) NHS
14 89 (0.68%) Replication
15 85 (0.65%) Derivative
15 85 (0.65%) FMCG
16 73 (0.56%) iPad
17 60 (0.46%) Fixed Income
18 58 (0.45%) CMDB
18 58 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 933 (7.16%) Windows
2 539 (4.14%) Linux
3 405 (3.11%) Windows Server
4 351 (2.69%) Unix
5 240 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 172 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 114 (0.87%) Android
9 98 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 83 (0.64%) Windows 10
11 77 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 65 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 60 (0.46%) Solaris
14 40 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 30 (0.23%) SUSE
16 27 (0.21%) Ubuntu
17 24 (0.18%) Mac OS X
18 21 (0.16%) AIX
19 16 (0.12%) Debian
20 15 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4083 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3272 (25.11%) PRINCE2
3 2224 (17.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 1507 (11.56%) ITIL
5 1337 (10.26%) Business Analysis
6 1241 (9.52%) Scrum
7 1138 (8.73%) SDLC
8 1136 (8.72%) Change Management
9 1018 (7.81%) Waterfall
10 961 (7.37%) CRM
11 824 (6.32%) Service Delivery
12 791 (6.07%) Risk Management
13 766 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 719 (5.52%) Programme Management
15 697 (5.35%) Service Management
16 686 (5.26%) Mentoring
17 674 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
18 665 (5.10%) Line Management
19 649 (4.98%) ERP
20 648 (4.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1347 (10.34%) SQL
2 796 (6.11%) Java
3 764 (5.86%) JavaScript
4 703 (5.39%) C#
5 335 (2.57%) C
6 314 (2.41%) PHP
7 264 (2.03%) Python
8 180 (1.38%) Perl
9 157 (1.20%) C++
10 154 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 144 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 134 (1.03%) VB.NET
13 86 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 85 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 82 (0.63%) VB
16 69 (0.53%) ABAP
17 66 (0.51%) VBA
18 55 (0.42%) R
18 55 (0.42%) Ruby
18 55 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2438 (18.71%) Degree
2 764 (5.86%) PMP
3 744 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 475 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 411 (3.15%) Security Cleared
6 292 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 279 (2.14%) ISEB
8 278 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 260 (1.99%) SC Cleared
10 258 (1.98%) APMP
11 197 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 172 (1.32%) CISSP
13 144 (1.10%) CCNA
14 140 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
15 134 (1.03%) MCSE
16 127 (0.97%) CCNP
17 124 (0.95%) CISM
18 111 (0.85%) DV Cleared
19 93 (0.71%) ISTQB
20 90 (0.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1060 (8.13%) PMO
2 798 (6.12%) QA
3 299 (2.29%) SLA
4 176 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 145 (1.11%) PCI DSS
6 117 (0.90%) MiFID
7 71 (0.54%) COBIT
8 65 (0.50%) Data Quality
9 51 (0.39%) ISO 9001
10 36 (0.28%) GDPR
11 28 (0.21%) EMIR
11 28 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 27 (0.21%) PMBOK
13 26 (0.20%) ISO 9000
14 24 (0.18%) P3O
15 17 (0.13%) ISO 14001
15 17 (0.13%) ISO22301
16 15 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
17 14 (0.11%) FATCA
18 12 (0.092%) WCAG
System Software
1 375 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 350 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 170 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 71 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 57 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 48 (0.37%) vSphere
7 46 (0.35%) XenApp
8 32 (0.25%) Firmware
9 25 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 24 (0.18%) Docker
11 20 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 16 (0.12%) NFS
14 13 (0.100%) XenServer
15 11 (0.084%) DFS Replication
15 11 (0.084%) Shibboleth
15 11 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 9 (0.069%) Terminal Server
18 8 (0.061%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 113 (0.87%) Puppet
2 92 (0.71%) SCCM
3 60 (0.46%) Nagios
4 58 (0.45%) SCOM
5 46 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (0.35%) SCVMM
6 37 (0.28%) Ansible
7 35 (0.27%) NetBackup
8 30 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 29 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
9 29 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
10 26 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 23 (0.18%) WSUS
12 22 (0.17%) Control-M
13 21 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
13 21 (0.16%) OpenView
14 17 (0.13%) SELinux
15 16 (0.12%) Backup Exec
15 16 (0.12%) Tivoli
16 15 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1928 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 802 (6.15%) Oracle
3 794 (6.09%) SAP
4 592 (4.54%) VMware
5 520 (3.99%) Cisco
6 325 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
7 290 (2.23%) HP
8 186 (1.43%) Citrix
9 155 (1.19%) IBM
10 141 (1.08%) Juniper
11 135 (1.04%) CheckPoint
12 130 (1.00%) Google
13 126 (0.97%) Tableau
14 119 (0.91%) Red Hat
15 109 (0.84%) NetApp
16 100 (0.77%) EMC
17 87 (0.67%) ServiceNow
18 84 (0.64%) Adobe
19 76 (0.58%) F5
20 73 (0.56%) Cognos
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Code Red Associates
Salary: 12 month fixed term salaried contract, £52-£55k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £36100 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £competitive+15% bonus+pension+ health
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + share options+bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Posted: 9 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
KEYRESOURCE
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Car, benefits, bonus, training bud
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £65000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Excellent Bens/Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday