Project Management Jobs

Project Management
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Project Management skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Project Management over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 23 29 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 8,094 7,099 13,530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.37% 7.68% 7.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.91% 8.04% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,451 4,268 6,910
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £41,000 £47,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £56,051
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +2.59% +1.91%
75th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £84,964 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Project Management falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 90,810 88,242 165,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.65% 95.42% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62,635 53,650 83,244
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,818 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,896
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the UK

Project Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Management.

Salary trend for Project Management in the UK

Project Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Management over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

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 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +7 7,189 £52,500 -10.64% 2,185
UK excluding London +3 5,875 £50,000 -9.09% 1,598
Work from Home +17 3,015 £55,000 -0.90% 1,063
London +16 1,819 £65,000 -3.70% 745
North of England +8 1,505 £50,000 -9.09% 449
South East +2 1,417 £47,500 -13.64% 365
Midlands -2 1,152 £50,973 -7.32% 322
North West +8 853 £50,000 -9.09% 257
South West +9 781 £50,000 -9.09% 236
West Midlands -5 643 £53,500 -2.73% 196
Yorkshire +10 501 £50,000 -8.99% 136
East Midlands 0 470 £47,500 -13.64% 126
East of England +13 443 £50,000 -9.91% 167
Scotland -22 341 £50,000 -9.09% 72
Wales +4 167 £45,000 -18.18% 39
North East 0 151 £52,500 -4.55% 62
Northern Ireland +40 70 £45,000 - 15
Isle of Man -6 8 £37,500 -48.28% 2

Project Management
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 328 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 144 (1.78%) Confluence
3 132 (1.63%) Microsoft Exchange
4 108 (1.33%) CMS
5 74 (0.91%) Apache
6 53 (0.65%) IIS
7 46 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 41 (0.51%) WordPress
9 34 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 34 (0.42%) SAS
10 22 (0.27%) Drupal
11 18 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 18 (0.22%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
13 11 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (0.086%) Joomla!
15 7 (0.086%) MS Project Server
16 6 (0.074%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.062%) JBoss
Applications
1 574 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 542 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
3 356 (4.40%) Microsoft Project
4 254 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 81 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 61 (0.75%) AutoCAD
7 51 (0.63%) Trello
8 43 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.22%) Windchill
10 17 (0.21%) SPSS
11 13 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.16%) Photoshop
12 12 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.15%) InDesign
13 10 (0.12%) Simulink
13 10 (0.12%) Sketch
14 6 (0.074%) Adobe Premiere
15 5 (0.062%) Adobe XD
15 5 (0.062%) SOLIDWORKS
16 4 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 71 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
2 59 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 49 (0.61%) Primavera
4 48 (0.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 41 (0.51%) NetSuite
6 31 (0.38%) Shopify
7 30 (0.37%) Magento
8 26 (0.32%) NEC Housing
9 22 (0.27%) Teamcenter
10 19 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
11 16 (0.20%) Salesforce CRM
12 15 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
13 14 (0.17%) SAP HR
14 13 (0.16%) SAP FI
14 13 (0.16%) SAP SCM
15 12 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
15 12 (0.15%) SAP CO
15 12 (0.15%) SAP EWM
15 12 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
16 11 (0.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 933 (11.53%) Azure
2 556 (6.87%) Microsoft 365
3 555 (6.86%) AWS
4 423 (5.23%) Power Platform
5 353 (4.36%) SaaS
6 279 (3.45%) GCP
7 196 (2.42%) Azure DevOps
8 121 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
9 87 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 87 (1.07%) Entra ID
10 84 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 69 (0.85%) PowerApps
12 61 (0.75%) Power Automate
13 56 (0.69%) IaaS
13 56 (0.69%) PaaS
14 48 (0.59%) Amazon EKS
15 47 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
16 36 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
16 36 (0.44%) Smartsheet
17 34 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 263 (3.25%) Firewall
2 175 (2.16%) WAN
3 158 (1.95%) DNS
4 131 (1.62%) VPN
5 113 (1.40%) LAN
6 105 (1.30%) Internet
7 98 (1.21%) Network Security
8 96 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
9 91 (1.12%) DHCP
10 87 (1.07%) TCP/IP
11 77 (0.95%) Intranet
12 67 (0.83%) SAN
12 67 (0.83%) SSL
13 66 (0.82%) SD-WAN
14 65 (0.80%) Wireless
15 62 (0.77%) IPsec
16 61 (0.75%) SNMP
17 55 (0.68%) BGP
18 52 (0.64%) 5G
19 45 (0.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (4.16%) Power BI
2 165 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 155 (1.91%) SQL Server
4 118 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 104 (1.28%) Tableau
6 94 (1.16%) MySQL
7 85 (1.05%) BigQuery
8 77 (0.95%) Big Data
8 77 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 74 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 73 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
11 72 (0.89%) Looker
12 70 (0.86%) MongoDB
13 52 (0.64%) Oracle Database
14 45 (0.56%) NoSQL
15 39 (0.48%) Data Lake
16 37 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
17 33 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (0.40%) Data Mining
19 31 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 407 (5.03%) JIRA
2 98 (1.21%) Git
3 67 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 29 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 27 (0.33%) Postman
6 23 (0.28%) GitLab
7 16 (0.20%) Bitbucket
8 15 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (0.14%) SonarQube
10 9 (0.11%) CircleCI
10 9 (0.11%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.11%) Subversion
10 9 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.099%) AdminStudio
11 8 (0.099%) InstallShield
11 8 (0.099%) MSI
11 8 (0.099%) Selenium
12 7 (0.086%) JUnit
13 6 (0.074%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.062%) gulp
General
1 3,458 (42.72%) Social Skills
2 1,974 (24.39%) Finance
3 1,278 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 685 (8.46%) Marketing
5 522 (6.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 521 (6.44%) Presentation Skills
7 469 (5.79%) Manufacturing
8 459 (5.67%) Retail
9 447 (5.52%) Organisational Skills
10 419 (5.18%) Public Sector
11 387 (4.78%) Legal
12 258 (3.19%) Law
13 238 (2.94%) Telecoms
14 232 (2.87%) Influencing Skills
15 173 (2.14%) Aerospace
16 158 (1.95%) Banking
17 142 (1.75%) Billing
18 136 (1.68%) Local Government
19 115 (1.42%) Games
20 111 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,647 (32.70%) Project Manager
2 1,025 (12.66%) Senior
3 689 (8.51%) Lead
4 550 (6.80%) Senior Manager
5 540 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 538 (6.65%) Analyst
7 404 (4.99%) Consultant
8 397 (4.90%) Architect
9 382 (4.72%) Senior Project Manager
10 296 (3.66%) IT Project Manager
11 223 (2.76%) Developer
12 212 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
13 208 (2.57%) Digital Project Manager
14 177 (2.19%) Coordinator
15 170 (2.10%) Business Analyst
16 162 (2.00%) Technical Manager
17 140 (1.73%) Engineering Manager
18 137 (1.69%) Data Manager
19 136 (1.68%) Solutions Architect
20 135 (1.67%) Presales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (2.20%) .NET
2 145 (1.79%) HTML
3 128 (1.58%) CSS
4 113 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
5 89 (1.10%) EDI
6 80 (0.99%) Spring Boot
7 79 (0.98%) React
8 61 (0.75%) YAML
9 57 (0.70%) JSON
10 55 (0.68%) XML
11 51 (0.63%) Spring
12 50 (0.62%) RESTful
13 46 (0.57%) Web Services
14 42 (0.52%) Laravel
15 39 (0.48%) AngularJS
15 39 (0.48%) jQuery
16 37 (0.46%) SOAP
17 35 (0.43%) HTML5
18 33 (0.41%) ASP.NET
18 33 (0.41%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 659 (8.14%) Management Information System
2 507 (6.26%) Self-Motivation
3 287 (3.55%) Product Ownership
4 260 (3.21%) Onboarding
5 255 (3.15%) Data Centre
6 209 (2.58%) Driving Licence
7 208 (2.57%) PMI
8 175 (2.16%) Public Cloud
9 115 (1.42%) NHS
10 113 (1.40%) Social Media
11 101 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 96 (1.19%) Virtual Team
13 94 (1.16%) Renewable Energy
14 92 (1.14%) PKI
15 90 (1.11%) Mobile App
16 88 (1.09%) FMCG
17 74 (0.91%) IoT
18 71 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
19 63 (0.78%) Algorithms
20 60 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 467 (5.77%) Windows
2 332 (4.10%) Linux
3 180 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 90 (1.11%) Windows 10
5 60 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
6 58 (0.72%) Android
7 54 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
8 50 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
10 47 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 36 (0.44%) Unix
12 25 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.20%) VMS
14 15 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.15%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.14%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (0.099%) AIX
18 8 (0.099%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,405 (29.71%) Agile
2 1,829 (22.60%) Problem-Solving
3 1,686 (20.83%) Project Delivery
4 1,160 (14.33%) PRINCE2
5 958 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 874 (10.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 839 (10.37%) Mentoring
8 752 (9.29%) Change Management
9 746 (9.22%) Decision-Making
10 691 (8.54%) Risk Management
11 594 (7.34%) Actionable Insight
12 589 (7.28%) Coaching
13 534 (6.60%) ITIL
14 524 (6.47%) Roadmaps
15 522 (6.45%) Scrum
16 509 (6.29%) Collaborative Working
17 507 (6.26%) Customer Service
18 504 (6.23%) SDLC
19 475 (5.87%) ERP
20 462 (5.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 519 (6.41%) SQL
2 325 (4.02%) Python
3 208 (2.57%) JavaScript
4 175 (2.16%) C#
5 164 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 151 (1.87%) Java
7 105 (1.30%) PHP
8 85 (1.05%) C
9 61 (0.75%) C++
10 51 (0.63%) R
11 48 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 47 (0.58%) VB
13 46 (0.57%) Bash
14 37 (0.46%) TypeScript
15 32 (0.40%) VBA
16 25 (0.31%) Scala
17 23 (0.28%) Perl
18 19 (0.23%) MATLAB
19 16 (0.20%) Kotlin
19 16 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2,072 (25.60%) Degree
2 742 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 479 (5.92%) PMI Certification
4 421 (5.20%) SC Cleared
5 394 (4.87%) PMP
6 198 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 178 (2.20%) Master's Degree
8 166 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 164 (2.03%) DBS Check
10 149 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 124 (1.53%) APMP
12 122 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 115 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
14 100 (1.24%) Azure Certification
15 99 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
16 87 (1.07%) DV Cleared
17 84 (1.04%) HNC
18 72 (0.89%) CCNA
19 71 (0.88%) HND
20 64 (0.79%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 555 (6.86%) PMO
2 499 (6.17%) QA
3 176 (2.17%) GDPR
4 159 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 105 (1.30%) SLA
6 95 (1.17%) Accessibility
7 80 (0.99%) Data Quality
8 78 (0.96%) ISO 9001
9 60 (0.74%) NIST
10 43 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
11 42 (0.52%) Good Clinical Practice
12 33 (0.41%) NCSC
13 30 (0.37%) NEBOSH
14 23 (0.28%) GRC
15 21 (0.26%) GMP
15 21 (0.26%) ITGC
15 21 (0.26%) NIST 800
16 19 (0.23%) PCI DSS
17 18 (0.22%) IFRS
17 18 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 295 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 222 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 122 (1.51%) Docker
5 54 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (0.59%) Firmware
7 46 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (0.26%) vSphere
9 18 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.086%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.074%) Embedded Firmware
14 5 (0.062%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.049%) pfSense
16 3 (0.037%) NFS
16 3 (0.037%) Time Sharing Option
17 1 (0.012%) Slurm Workload Manager
17 1 (0.012%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 141 (1.74%) Ansible
2 123 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 85 (1.05%) Terraform
4 75 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
5 73 (0.90%) vCenter Server
6 54 (0.67%) Prometheus
7 51 (0.63%) SCCM
8 41 (0.51%) WSUS
9 28 (0.35%) ZABBIX
10 27 (0.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 22 (0.27%) SCOM
12 20 (0.25%) Puppet
13 15 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
13 15 (0.19%) FortiGate
14 12 (0.15%) NetBackup
14 12 (0.15%) Opsgenie
14 12 (0.15%) VxRail
15 9 (0.11%) Nessus
16 8 (0.099%) PaperCut
16 8 (0.099%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,519 (18.77%) Microsoft
2 318 (3.93%) Google
3 304 (3.76%) SAP
4 275 (3.40%) VMware
5 233 (2.88%) Oracle
6 180 (2.22%) Cisco
7 143 (1.77%) Salesforce
8 101 (1.25%) Palo Alto
9 79 (0.98%) IFS
9 79 (0.98%) ServiceNow
10 77 (0.95%) Adobe
11 75 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 68 (0.84%) NEC
12 68 (0.84%) NetApp
13 63 (0.78%) IBM
14 61 (0.75%) Sage
15 59 (0.73%) Dell
16 54 (0.67%) SolidFire
17 51 (0.63%) HP
17 51 (0.63%) Veeam