Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 29 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 10,296 12,570 12,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.17% 7.31% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 7.95% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7,476 9,690 9,668
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 132,132 158,018 157,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.01% 91.96% 91.71%
Number of salaries quoted 103,594 127,211 128,598
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 +3 9,634 £55,000 +4.76% 509
UK excluding London 0 5,641 £50,000 - 388
London 0 4,259 £62,500 +4.17% 164
South East +4 2,047 £52,500 - 95
North of England -3 1,175 £47,500 - 70
Midlands 0 956 £47,500 - 76
North West +2 700 £50,000 +5.26% 39
West Midlands -3 689 £47,500 +5.56% 47
South West -1 681 £45,000 -5.26% 50
East of England +7 470 £50,000 - 54
Yorkshire -17 398 £45,000 -5.26% 26
East Midlands +9 262 £47,500 -5.00% 29
Scotland -35 185 £50,000 -4.76% 25
Wales -4 112 £45,000 - 8
North East -5 77 £45,750 +7.33% 5
Northern Ireland -15 30 £35,750 +2.14% 9
Isle of Man +5 15 £55,000 -
Channel Islands - 2 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 3,835 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3,167 (30.76%) Finance
3 2,293 (22.27%) PRINCE2
4 1,896 (18.41%) Degree
5 1,811 (17.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 1,752 (17.02%) Microsoft
7 1,330 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
8 1,304 (12.67%) ITIL
9 1,283 (12.46%) SQL
10 1,269 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
11 1,128 (10.96%) Scrum
12 1,042 (10.12%) Change Management
13 995 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
14 934 (9.07%) Business Analysis
15 872 (8.47%) Windows
15 872 (8.47%) PMO
16 851 (8.27%) Waterfall
17 824 (8.00%) Management Information System
18 802 (7.79%) SDLC
19 708 (6.88%) Analytics
20 692 (6.72%) Marketing
21 685 (6.65%) QA
22 672 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
23 664 (6.45%) Java
24 658 (6.39%) Retail
25 655 (6.36%) Migration
25 655 (6.36%) SQL Server
26 652 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
27 649 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
27 649 (6.30%) SAP

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
1 365 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 197 (1.91%) Confluence
3 171 (1.66%) CMS
4 134 (1.30%) Apache
5 127 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 119 (1.16%) IIS
7 95 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 75 (0.73%) WordPress
9 70 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 69 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 66 (0.64%) SAS
12 48 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 43 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 41 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 40 (0.39%) WebSphere
16 32 (0.31%) WebLogic
17 30 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 30 (0.29%) Drupal
18 25 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
19 23 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 649 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
2 637 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 534 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
4 393 (3.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 247 (2.40%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.30%) Sketch
7 30 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
8 25 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 21 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 20 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 20 (0.19%) Fireworks
11 19 (0.18%) InVision
12 9 (0.087%) Chatbot
13 8 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
14 6 (0.058%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.058%) CATIA
14 6 (0.058%) SPSS
15 5 (0.049%) InDesign
15 5 (0.049%) Stata
Business Applications
1 163 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 124 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 83 (0.81%) Magento
4 70 (0.68%) NetSuite
5 64 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 46 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
7 42 (0.41%) SAP ERP
8 41 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
9 40 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
10 31 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
11 30 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
11 30 (0.29%) SAP SD
12 29 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
13 28 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
14 27 (0.26%) SAP CO
14 27 (0.26%) SAP FI
14 27 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
14 27 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
15 25 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
16 23 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 995 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 672 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
3 637 (6.19%) Office 365
4 324 (3.15%) SaaS
5 184 (1.79%) Power Platform
6 163 (1.58%) PaaS
7 147 (1.43%) IaaS
8 126 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 113 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
10 92 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
11 66 (0.64%) GitHub
12 65 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
13 62 (0.60%) Serverless
14 47 (0.46%) Trello
15 44 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
16 41 (0.40%) OneDrive
17 38 (0.37%) Amazon S3
17 38 (0.37%) PowerApps
18 35 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
18 35 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 378 (3.67%) Firewall
2 327 (3.18%) WAN
3 269 (2.61%) LAN
4 263 (2.55%) Internet
5 237 (2.30%) DNS
6 168 (1.63%) DHCP
7 157 (1.52%) Wireless
8 156 (1.52%) VPN
9 145 (1.41%) Network Security
10 129 (1.25%) VoIP
11 124 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
12 123 (1.19%) SAN
13 120 (1.17%) Skype
14 109 (1.06%) MPLS
15 100 (0.97%) TCP/IP
16 97 (0.94%) Unified Communications
17 90 (0.87%) OSPF
18 78 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
19 71 (0.69%) BGP
20 64 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 655 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 262 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
3 259 (2.52%) MySQL
4 253 (2.46%) Big Data
5 169 (1.64%) Power BI
6 162 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 140 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 128 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 115 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 91 (0.88%) QlikView
11 90 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
11 90 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 90 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
11 90 (0.87%) SAP HANA
12 76 (0.74%) Hadoop
13 59 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 56 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
15 52 (0.51%) Data Lake
15 52 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 50 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 632 (6.14%) JIRA
2 313 (3.04%) Git (software)
3 161 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 111 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 99 (0.96%) Selenium
6 95 (0.92%) Subversion
7 88 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 59 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 52 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 51 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 38 (0.37%) git-flow
12 35 (0.34%) Cucumber
13 33 (0.32%) Eclipse
14 30 (0.29%) RSpec
15 29 (0.28%) Axure RP
15 29 (0.28%) Maven
16 24 (0.23%) Hudson
17 23 (0.22%) PHPUnit
18 22 (0.21%) Bitbucket
18 22 (0.21%) webpack
General
1 3,167 (30.76%) Finance
2 692 (6.72%) Marketing
3 658 (6.39%) Retail
4 468 (4.55%) Banking
5 436 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 295 (2.87%) Legal
7 268 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 162 (1.57%) Advertising
9 142 (1.38%) Law
10 133 (1.29%) Front Office
11 100 (0.97%) Back Office
12 98 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 93 (0.90%) Games
14 91 (0.88%) Billing
15 90 (0.87%) Local Government
16 82 (0.80%) Electronics
17 71 (0.69%) Automotive
17 71 (0.69%) Publishing
18 69 (0.67%) French Language
19 54 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2,931 (28.47%) Project Manager
2 1,282 (12.45%) Analyst
3 773 (7.51%) IT Manager
4 752 (7.30%) Developer
5 696 (6.76%) Consultant
6 656 (6.37%) Business Analyst
7 625 (6.07%) Senior Manager
8 610 (5.92%) Architect
9 493 (4.79%) IT Project Manager
10 472 (4.58%) Senior Project Manager
11 358 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
12 280 (2.72%) Infrastructure Manager
13 243 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
14 240 (2.33%) Technical Manager
15 238 (2.31%) Software Project Manager
16 214 (2.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 209 (2.03%) Programme Manager
18 197 (1.91%) Agile Project Manager
19 192 (1.86%) Service Manager
20 182 (1.77%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 598 (5.81%) .NET
2 486 (4.72%) HTML
3 360 (3.50%) CSS
4 300 (2.91%) Web Services
5 261 (2.53%) XML
6 204 (1.98%) JSON
7 190 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 157 (1.52%) REST
9 153 (1.49%) AngularJS
10 150 (1.46%) jQuery
11 124 (1.20%) .NET Framework
12 115 (1.12%) SOAP
13 114 (1.11%) React
14 113 (1.10%) Spring
15 95 (0.92%) Node.js
16 88 (0.85%) HTML5
17 78 (0.76%) Ajax
18 75 (0.73%) Vue.js
19 69 (0.67%) J2EE
19 69 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1,269 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 824 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 527 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
4 517 (5.02%) Data Centre
5 407 (3.95%) User Experience
6 277 (2.69%) PMI
7 187 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 152 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 132 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 132 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 122 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 118 (1.15%) Driving Licence
11 118 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
12 100 (0.97%) FMCG
13 92 (0.89%) Internet of Things
14 90 (0.87%) NHS
15 86 (0.84%) Social Media
16 79 (0.77%) EPoS
17 73 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
18 69 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 872 (8.47%) Windows
2 470 (4.56%) Linux
3 342 (3.32%) Windows Server
4 176 (1.71%) Unix
5 132 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (1.11%) Windows 10
7 112 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (0.72%) Android
9 71 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 66 (0.64%) Windows 7
11 39 (0.38%) CentOS
12 34 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (0.23%) Windows XP
14 22 (0.21%) AIX
15 20 (0.19%) Solaris
16 19 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 19 (0.18%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.12%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.097%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,835 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2,293 (22.27%) PRINCE2
3 1,811 (17.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,330 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
5 1,304 (12.67%) ITIL
6 1,128 (10.96%) Scrum
7 1,042 (10.12%) Change Management
8 934 (9.07%) Business Analysis
9 851 (8.27%) Waterfall
10 802 (7.79%) SDLC
11 708 (6.88%) Analytics
12 655 (6.36%) Migration
13 652 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 646 (6.27%) Mentoring
15 640 (6.22%) CRM
16 623 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
17 619 (6.01%) Risk Management
18 612 (5.94%) Service Delivery
19 590 (5.73%) ERP
20 573 (5.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1,283 (12.46%) SQL
2 664 (6.45%) Java
3 570 (5.54%) JavaScript
4 542 (5.26%) C#
5 395 (3.84%) Python
6 371 (3.60%) C
7 255 (2.48%) PHP
8 247 (2.40%) PowerShell
9 164 (1.59%) C++
10 101 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 101 (0.98%) VBA
11 75 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 75 (0.73%) Ruby
12 73 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 70 (0.68%) R
14 69 (0.67%) Perl
15 62 (0.60%) TypeScript
16 52 (0.51%) VB
17 49 (0.48%) Shell Script
18 42 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1,896 (18.41%) Degree
2 638 (6.20%) PMI Certification
3 580 (5.63%) PMP
4 537 (5.22%) Security Cleared
5 326 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 318 (3.09%) SC Cleared
7 254 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 252 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
9 222 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
10 209 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 179 (1.74%) APMP
12 135 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 133 (1.29%) CCNA
14 132 (1.28%) CCNP
15 131 (1.27%) DV Cleared
16 130 (1.26%) CISSP
17 124 (1.20%) MCSE
18 107 (1.04%) MCSA
19 106 (1.03%) ISEB
20 93 (0.90%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 872 (8.47%) PMO
2 685 (6.65%) QA
3 275 (2.67%) GDPR
4 255 (2.48%) SLA
5 166 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 137 (1.33%) Data Quality
7 72 (0.70%) COBIT
8 66 (0.64%) PCI DSS
9 53 (0.51%) ISO 9001
10 52 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 38 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 26 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
13 25 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 25 (0.24%) MiFID
14 21 (0.20%) P3O
15 20 (0.19%) NIST
16 17 (0.17%) PMBOK
17 14 (0.14%) Solvency II
18 13 (0.13%) EMIR
19 10 (0.097%) GPG13
System Software
1 601 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 351 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 159 (1.54%) Docker
5 95 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 85 (0.83%) XenApp
7 51 (0.50%) Firmware
8 50 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 41 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 41 (0.40%) vSphere
10 25 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
12 16 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (0.16%) VMware NSX
13 13 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 10 (0.097%) HDFS
15 9 (0.087%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.087%) NFS
16 8 (0.078%) GridGain
17 6 (0.058%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 176 (1.71%) SCCM
2 104 (1.01%) Puppet
3 86 (0.84%) Ansible
4 69 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 67 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 55 (0.53%) SCOM
8 47 (0.46%) Nagios
9 44 (0.43%) Terraform
10 38 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
11 31 (0.30%) Packer
11 31 (0.30%) Salt
12 30 (0.29%) Consul
12 30 (0.29%) Icinga
12 30 (0.29%) Prometheus
13 25 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
14 23 (0.22%) SCVMM
15 22 (0.21%) WSUS
16 21 (0.20%) vRealize
17 20 (0.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,752 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 649 (6.30%) SAP
3 577 (5.60%) Oracle
4 519 (5.04%) VMware
5 472 (4.58%) Cisco
6 262 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
7 255 (2.48%) Citrix
8 166 (1.61%) Adobe
9 129 (1.25%) Tableau
10 127 (1.23%) Google
11 124 (1.20%) HP
12 106 (1.03%) F5
13 100 (0.97%) Juniper
14 95 (0.92%) IBM
15 92 (0.89%) CheckPoint
16 84 (0.82%) ServiceNow
17 77 (0.75%) NetApp
18 74 (0.72%) Palo Alto
19 71 (0.69%) Meraki
20 70 (0.68%) hybris