Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 13959 15135 20012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.75% 8.14% 9.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 9.10% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9827 12190 15877
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +4.40% -1.09%

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 162001 166293 190317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.45% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128391 137865 157487
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,094 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 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 -4 13011 £52,500 - 795
UK excluding London -5 7236 £47,500 - 534
London -5 6250 £60,000 - 297
South East -5 2103 £50,000 -4.76% 134
North of England -3 1712 £45,000 - 129
Midlands -2 1377 £47,500 +5.56% 97
West Midlands +1 1006 £47,500 +5.56% 68
North West +2 942 £47,500 +5.56% 73
East of England -10 821 £50,000 -4.31% 76
South West -9 730 £47,500 +5.56% 58
Yorkshire -4 659 £45,000 - 52
East Midlands -12 358 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Scotland -16 346 £48,500 -3.96% 32
Wales -4 149 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North East +10 110 £42,500 +16.83% 4
Northern Ireland -13 50 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Channel Islands +6 8 £59,000 -1.67%
Isle of Man -9 2 £36,500 -14.12%

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 5263 (37.70%) Finance
2 4351 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
3 3170 (22.71%) PRINCE2
4 2375 (17.01%) Degree
5 2336 (16.73%) Microsoft
6 2329 (16.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 2172 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1978 (14.17%) Banking
9 1908 (13.67%) Business Analysis
10 1710 (12.25%) SDLC
11 1614 (11.56%) ITIL
12 1457 (10.44%) Asset Management
13 1445 (10.35%) SQL
14 1416 (10.14%) Scrum
15 1375 (9.85%) Investment Banking
16 1365 (9.78%) Change Management
17 1334 (9.56%) Wealth Management
18 1284 (9.20%) Retail Banking
19 1149 (8.23%) Windows
20 1132 (8.11%) QA
21 1077 (7.72%) SAP
22 1041 (7.46%) Waterfall
23 1013 (7.26%) Retail
24 975 (6.98%) Java
25 959 (6.87%) CRM
26 945 (6.77%) Management Information System
27 937 (6.71%) PMO
28 911 (6.53%) SQL Server
29 878 (6.29%) Marketing
30 876 (6.28%) 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
1 447 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 225 (1.61%) CMS
3 182 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 166 (1.19%) IIS
5 117 (0.84%) SAS
6 115 (0.82%) Confluence
7 90 (0.64%) Apache
7 90 (0.64%) Skype for Business
8 72 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 64 (0.46%) WordPress
10 61 (0.44%) Drupal
11 58 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 52 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 50 (0.36%) Umbraco
14 48 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
15 45 (0.32%) MS Project Server
16 40 (0.29%) JBoss
17 38 (0.27%) Apache Spark
17 38 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 36 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 876 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 839 (6.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 731 (5.24%) Microsoft Project
4 470 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 435 (3.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 60 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 50 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 43 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 29 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 22 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
11 19 (0.14%) SPSS
12 14 (0.10%) InDesign
12 14 (0.10%) InVision
13 12 (0.086%) Acrobat
14 10 (0.072%) AutoCAD
15 8 (0.057%) Chatbot
15 8 (0.057%) Open Workbench
16 7 (0.050%) SOLIDWORKS
17 5 (0.036%) Simulink
18 4 (0.029%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 258 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 214 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 114 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 114 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
4 82 (0.59%) SAP ERP
5 79 (0.57%) Magento
6 71 (0.51%) NetSuite
7 68 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
8 66 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
9 57 (0.41%) Actimize
10 47 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 45 (0.32%) SAP FI
12 41 (0.29%) SAP CO
13 40 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
14 37 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
15 33 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
16 30 (0.21%) SAP Business One
16 30 (0.21%) SAP HCM
17 28 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
18 27 (0.19%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 639 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 526 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 514 (3.68%) Office 365
4 478 (3.42%) SaaS
5 134 (0.96%) IaaS
6 126 (0.90%) PaaS
7 113 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 111 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
9 92 (0.66%) GitHub
10 62 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
11 58 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
12 44 (0.32%) Slack
13 43 (0.31%) Google Analytics
13 43 (0.31%) Trello
14 30 (0.21%) Basecamp
15 25 (0.18%) Heroku
16 24 (0.17%) AdWords
17 23 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
17 23 (0.16%) Force.com
18 22 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 385 (2.76%) WAN
2 366 (2.62%) Firewall
3 317 (2.27%) LAN
4 229 (1.64%) Internet
5 205 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 193 (1.38%) DNS
7 192 (1.38%) VPN
8 175 (1.25%) SAN
9 154 (1.10%) VoIP
10 148 (1.06%) Wireless
11 144 (1.03%) DHCP
12 117 (0.84%) Network Security
13 111 (0.80%) MPLS
14 93 (0.67%) Unified Communications
15 89 (0.64%) VLAN
16 85 (0.61%) Skype
17 84 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
17 84 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
18 76 (0.54%) BGP
19 73 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 911 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 321 (2.30%) MySQL
3 309 (2.21%) Big Data
4 220 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 211 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
6 198 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 183 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 173 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 108 (0.77%) Power BI
10 94 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 90 (0.64%) Hadoop
11 90 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 86 (0.62%) QlikView
13 65 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 64 (0.46%) RDBMS
15 62 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
16 60 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 59 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
18 56 (0.40%) Redis
19 55 (0.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 639 (4.58%) JIRA
2 240 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 122 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 118 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 85 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 80 (0.57%) Selenium
7 78 (0.56%) Subversion
8 70 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 58 (0.42%) TeamCity
10 51 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
11 38 (0.27%) WebDriver
12 37 (0.27%) webpack
13 33 (0.24%) Eclipse
13 33 (0.24%) Grunt
14 30 (0.21%) PHPUnit
14 30 (0.21%) Xcode
15 29 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
16 27 (0.19%) Maven
16 27 (0.19%) Toad
17 26 (0.19%) NuGet
General
1 5263 (37.70%) Finance
2 1978 (14.17%) Banking
3 1375 (9.85%) Investment Banking
4 1284 (9.20%) Retail Banking
5 1013 (7.26%) Retail
6 878 (6.29%) Marketing
7 720 (5.16%) Legal
8 550 (3.94%) Manufacturing
9 541 (3.88%) Telecoms
10 308 (2.21%) Front Office
11 305 (2.18%) Advertising
12 264 (1.89%) Law
13 198 (1.42%) Electronics
14 151 (1.08%) Games
15 139 (1.00%) Back Office
16 114 (0.82%) Billing
17 97 (0.69%) Financial Institution
17 97 (0.69%) German Language
18 90 (0.64%) Automotive
19 80 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4108 (29.43%) Project Manager
2 2181 (15.62%) Analyst
3 1467 (10.51%) Business Analyst
4 1028 (7.36%) IT Manager
5 1005 (7.20%) Consultant
6 834 (5.97%) Developer
7 708 (5.07%) IT Project Manager
8 693 (4.96%) Senior Manager
9 665 (4.76%) Architect
10 528 (3.78%) Senior Project Manager
11 429 (3.07%) Delivery Manager
12 411 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
13 354 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
14 337 (2.41%) Software Project Manager
15 311 (2.23%) Technical Manager
16 305 (2.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 291 (2.08%) Development Manager
18 288 (2.06%) Digital Project Manager
19 284 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
20 274 (1.96%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 833 (5.97%) .NET
2 666 (4.77%) HTML
3 490 (3.51%) CSS
4 360 (2.58%) Web Services
5 278 (1.99%) XML
6 262 (1.88%) jQuery
7 258 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 244 (1.75%) HTML5
9 185 (1.33%) AngularJS
10 144 (1.03%) .NET Framework
11 141 (1.01%) Middleware
12 137 (0.98%) REST
13 126 (0.90%) LAMP
13 126 (0.90%) Node.js
14 109 (0.78%) SOAP
15 108 (0.77%) CSS3
16 102 (0.73%) JSON
17 98 (0.70%) Mason
18 91 (0.65%) J2EE
18 91 (0.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2172 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 945 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 682 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 537 (3.85%) User Experience
5 528 (3.78%) Data Centre
6 351 (2.51%) PMI
7 291 (2.08%) Virtual Team
8 282 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 244 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 210 (1.50%) Derivative
11 209 (1.50%) Mobile App
12 206 (1.48%) Equities
13 204 (1.46%) Reference Data
14 178 (1.28%) Driving Licence
15 162 (1.16%) Fintech
16 127 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
17 116 (0.83%) Social Media
18 107 (0.77%) FMCG
19 105 (0.75%) Algorithms
20 89 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1149 (8.23%) Windows
2 582 (4.17%) Linux
3 507 (3.63%) Windows Server
4 334 (2.39%) Unix
5 152 (1.09%) Android
5 152 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 149 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 114 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 111 (0.80%) Windows 10
9 73 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 72 (0.52%) AIX
11 54 (0.39%) Solaris
12 41 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 35 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 27 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 25 (0.18%) CentOS
16 23 (0.16%) Windows 8
17 20 (0.14%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4351 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 3170 (22.71%) PRINCE2
3 2329 (16.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 1908 (13.67%) Business Analysis
5 1710 (12.25%) SDLC
6 1614 (11.56%) ITIL
7 1457 (10.44%) Asset Management
8 1416 (10.14%) Scrum
9 1365 (9.78%) Change Management
10 1334 (9.56%) Wealth Management
11 1041 (7.46%) Waterfall
12 959 (6.87%) CRM
13 834 (5.97%) ERP
14 822 (5.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 812 (5.82%) Risk Management
16 791 (5.67%) Analytics
16 791 (5.67%) Service Delivery
17 787 (5.64%) Programme Management
18 720 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
19 693 (4.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1445 (10.35%) SQL
2 975 (6.98%) Java
3 694 (4.97%) C#
4 655 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 385 (2.76%) PHP
6 346 (2.48%) Python
7 334 (2.39%) C
8 294 (2.11%) PowerShell
9 227 (1.63%) C++
10 179 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 153 (1.10%) Perl
12 121 (0.87%) Ruby
13 117 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 110 (0.79%) VB.NET
15 94 (0.67%) Bash Shell
16 71 (0.51%) PL/SQL
17 68 (0.49%) R
18 62 (0.44%) VBA
19 55 (0.39%) Groovy
20 49 (0.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2375 (17.01%) Degree
2 683 (4.89%) PMI Certification
3 639 (4.58%) PMP
4 464 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 389 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 384 (2.75%) Security Cleared
7 255 (1.83%) CISSP
8 246 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 238 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 230 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 230 (1.65%) SC Cleared
11 220 (1.58%) Master's Degree
12 203 (1.45%) ISEB
13 197 (1.41%) APMP
14 179 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
15 171 (1.23%) CISM
16 150 (1.07%) MCSE
17 138 (0.99%) CCNA
18 115 (0.82%) CISA
19 92 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1132 (8.11%) QA
2 937 (6.71%) PMO
3 278 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 256 (1.83%) SLA
5 202 (1.45%) GDPR
6 153 (1.10%) Data Quality
7 130 (0.93%) PCI DSS
8 92 (0.66%) Basel III
9 85 (0.61%) MiFID
10 80 (0.57%) ISO 9001
11 67 (0.48%) EMIR
12 56 (0.40%) COBIT
13 49 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 46 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
15 35 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 33 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 31 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
18 29 (0.21%) PMBOK
19 20 (0.14%) P3O
20 18 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 491 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 351 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 84 (0.60%) XenApp
5 80 (0.57%) Docker
5 80 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 62 (0.44%) vSphere
7 39 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 27 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 26 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (0.14%) Firmware
11 19 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.086%) Terminal Services
13 12 (0.086%) VMware NSX
14 11 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.057%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (0.050%) XenServer
17 6 (0.043%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.043%) NFS
Systems Management
1 122 (0.87%) SCCM
2 94 (0.67%) Puppet
3 79 (0.57%) SCOM
4 67 (0.48%) Ansible
5 53 (0.38%) Nagios
6 38 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 36 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
8 32 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 28 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 26 (0.19%) SCOrch
11 25 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 24 (0.17%) EdgeSight
13 21 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
13 21 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 20 (0.14%) ZABBIX
15 19 (0.14%) vRealize
16 18 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 17 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
17 17 (0.12%) vCenter Server
17 17 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2336 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 1077 (7.72%) SAP
3 875 (6.27%) Oracle
4 537 (3.85%) VMware
5 401 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
6 383 (2.74%) Cisco
7 206 (1.48%) Citrix
8 203 (1.45%) Google
9 167 (1.20%) HP
10 158 (1.13%) Tableau
11 129 (0.92%) Murex
12 115 (0.82%) Adobe
13 111 (0.80%) Splunk
14 100 (0.72%) hybris
14 100 (0.72%) IBM
14 100 (0.72%) ServiceNow
15 91 (0.65%) Juniper
16 85 (0.61%) Sage
17 83 (0.59%) CheckPoint
18 80 (0.57%) CA