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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 36 39 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 14,539 6,986 4,894
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.09% 6.49% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.48% 6.91% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,185 4,668 3,783
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,493 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.71% - -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 171,418 101,060 73,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.33% 93.84% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 84,618 69,994 59,268
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,750
25th Percentile £44,900 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,800 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.42% +4.84% +5.56%

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 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Project Management in the UK

Project Management
Top 17 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 2 July 2022. 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 +8 12,259 £57,074 +3.77% 934
UK excluding London +15 7,337 £52,500 +5.00% 635
Work from Home +13 6,091 £56,500 +2.73% 279
London +7 5,411 £65,000 - 345
South East +12 2,169 £55,000 +4.76% 150
North of England +15 1,645 £53,000 +11.58% 167
Midlands +11 1,334 £50,000 - 124
West Midlands +9 1,021 £50,000 -3.19% 86
North West +10 874 £53,000 +11.58% 85
South West +31 833 £50,000 +11.11% 71
Yorkshire +19 681 £55,000 +15.79% 58
East of England -2 674 £50,000 - 67
Scotland +13 465 £52,500 +2.94% 37
East Midlands +17 298 £47,500 -5.00% 38
Wales +13 185 £44,000 +10.00% 15
North East +12 91 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Northern Ireland +30 89 £51,250 +10.22% 4

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 6,278 (43.18%) Agile
2 5,826 (40.07%) Social Skills
3 4,754 (32.70%) Finance
4 3,420 (23.52%) Degree
5 2,942 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
6 2,644 (18.19%) Project Delivery
7 2,488 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2,420 (16.64%) Microsoft
9 2,203 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 2,170 (14.93%) PRINCE2
11 1,955 (13.45%) Scrum
12 1,676 (11.53%) Marketing
13 1,538 (10.58%) Mentoring
14 1,537 (10.57%) Analytics
15 1,503 (10.34%) Waterfall
16 1,484 (10.21%) Azure
17 1,462 (10.06%) Change Management
18 1,455 (10.01%) Presentation Skills
19 1,315 (9.04%) SQL
20 1,302 (8.96%) Coaching
21 1,268 (8.72%) Decision-Making
22 1,258 (8.65%) JIRA
23 1,222 (8.40%) Python
24 1,198 (8.24%) DevOps
25 1,179 (8.11%) AWS
26 1,159 (7.97%) Microsoft Excel
27 1,140 (7.84%) Management Information System
28 1,126 (7.74%) Time Management
29 1,104 (7.59%) Business Analysis
30 1,102 (7.58%) ITIL

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
1 709 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 524 (3.60%) SAS
3 448 (3.08%) Confluence
4 267 (1.84%) CMS
5 129 (0.89%) MS Project Server
6 114 (0.78%) WordPress
7 111 (0.76%) Apache
8 102 (0.70%) MS Exchange
9 91 (0.63%) Documentum
10 80 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
11 75 (0.52%) Drupal
12 70 (0.48%) IIS
13 64 (0.44%) Umbraco
14 57 (0.39%) Apache Spark
15 41 (0.28%) Headless CMS
16 34 (0.23%) WebSphere
17 31 (0.21%) Strapi
18 30 (0.21%) Apache Solr
18 30 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 29 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1,159 (7.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 984 (6.77%) Microsoft Project
3 871 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
4 809 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 531 (3.65%) MS Visio
6 139 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 93 (0.64%) Sketch
8 69 (0.47%) Photoshop
9 44 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 40 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
11 35 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
11 35 (0.24%) CATIA
12 32 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
13 29 (0.20%) Chatbot
13 29 (0.20%) Simulink
14 25 (0.17%) InVision
15 24 (0.17%) Windchill
16 21 (0.14%) AutoCAD
17 20 (0.14%) Stata
18 16 (0.11%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 96 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.56%) NetSuite
3 76 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
4 73 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 72 (0.50%) TrackWise
6 65 (0.45%) Oracle Clinical
7 50 (0.34%) Shopify
8 46 (0.32%) Magento
9 45 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
10 32 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
11 30 (0.21%) Primavera
12 28 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
13 23 (0.16%) WebTrends
14 22 (0.15%) SAP CRM
15 18 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
16 16 (0.11%) SAP APO
17 15 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
17 15 (0.10%) Maximo
18 14 (0.096%) Teamcenter
19 13 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,484 (10.21%) Azure
2 1,179 (8.11%) AWS
3 830 (5.71%) Microsoft 365
4 829 (5.70%) SaaS
5 520 (3.58%) Power Platform
6 389 (2.68%) GCP
7 259 (1.78%) Azure DevOps
8 245 (1.69%) GitHub
9 234 (1.61%) Serverless
10 215 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
11 166 (1.14%) PaaS
12 147 (1.01%) IaaS
13 142 (0.98%) Veeva
14 140 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
15 138 (0.95%) Amazon S3
15 138 (0.95%) Smartsheet
16 123 (0.85%) Figma
17 121 (0.83%) Slack
18 116 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
19 102 (0.70%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 319 (2.19%) Firewall
2 311 (2.14%) WAN
3 259 (1.78%) LAN
4 249 (1.71%) Internet
5 187 (1.29%) DNS
6 143 (0.98%) VPN
7 142 (0.98%) Wireless
8 133 (0.91%) DHCP
9 128 (0.88%) SAN
10 127 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
11 120 (0.83%) Network Security
12 114 (0.78%) HTTP
13 93 (0.64%) Broadband
14 90 (0.62%) VLAN
15 83 (0.57%) VoIP
16 81 (0.56%) TCP/IP
17 68 (0.47%) SD-WAN
18 63 (0.43%) MPLS
19 45 (0.31%) WLAN
20 44 (0.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 606 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 475 (3.27%) Power BI
3 349 (2.40%) MySQL
4 265 (1.82%) Tableau
5 264 (1.82%) Big Data
5 264 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 264 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 226 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 118 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 107 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 106 (0.73%) RDBMS
10 98 (0.67%) Redis
11 95 (0.65%) Data Lake
12 93 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 92 (0.63%) Metadata
14 86 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
15 80 (0.55%) Looker
16 79 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
17 78 (0.54%) BigQuery
18 70 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,258 (8.65%) JIRA
2 627 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 251 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 189 (1.30%) Selenium
5 117 (0.80%) GitLab
6 93 (0.64%) Visual Studio
7 90 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 87 (0.60%) Cypress.io
9 71 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
10 62 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
11 60 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 59 (0.41%) Bitbucket
13 57 (0.39%) Browser DevTools
13 57 (0.39%) webpack
14 55 (0.38%) JUnit
15 44 (0.30%) Maven
16 40 (0.28%) Polyspace
16 40 (0.28%) Subversion
17 39 (0.27%) Postman
18 38 (0.26%) CircleCI
General
1 5,826 (40.07%) Social Skills
2 4,754 (32.70%) Finance
3 2,488 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1,676 (11.53%) Marketing
5 1,455 (10.01%) Presentation Skills
6 1,021 (7.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 995 (6.84%) Organisational Skills
8 986 (6.78%) Public Sector
9 919 (6.32%) Retail
10 798 (5.49%) Influencing Skills
11 657 (4.52%) Legal
12 579 (3.98%) Law
13 574 (3.95%) Banking
14 517 (3.56%) Automotive
15 512 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 429 (2.95%) Manufacturing
17 422 (2.90%) Advertising
18 378 (2.60%) Games
19 347 (2.39%) Aviation
20 316 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3,828 (26.33%) Project Manager
2 1,498 (10.30%) Analyst
3 1,159 (7.97%) Senior Manager
4 985 (6.77%) IT Manager
5 865 (5.95%) Senior Project Manager
6 767 (5.28%) IT Project Manager
7 671 (4.62%) Developer
8 663 (4.56%) Architect
9 567 (3.90%) Business Analyst
10 565 (3.89%) Consultant
11 478 (3.29%) Programmer
12 408 (2.81%) Statistical Programmer
13 378 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
14 351 (2.41%) Product Manager
15 323 (2.22%) Software Engineer
16 296 (2.04%) Programme Manager
17 295 (2.03%) Technical Manager
18 276 (1.90%) Senior Programmer
19 252 (1.73%) Product Owner
20 241 (1.66%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 665 (4.57%) HTML
2 545 (3.75%) CSS
3 458 (3.15%) React
4 438 (3.01%) .NET
5 285 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 263 (1.81%) Node.js
7 252 (1.73%) HTML5
8 241 (1.66%) REST
9 202 (1.39%) XML
10 192 (1.32%) Vue.js
11 183 (1.26%) Spring
12 182 (1.25%) Sass
12 182 (1.25%) Web Services
13 156 (1.07%) CSS3
14 141 (0.97%) JSON
15 124 (0.85%) Spring Boot
16 123 (0.85%) RESTful
17 119 (0.82%) Laravel
18 111 (0.76%) LAMP
19 107 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1,140 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 959 (6.60%) User Experience
3 670 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 392 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 373 (2.57%) PMI
6 344 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 294 (2.02%) Cyberattack
8 261 (1.80%) Life Science
9 240 (1.65%) Cyber Defence
9 240 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 237 (1.63%) Mobile App
11 225 (1.55%) NHS
12 217 (1.49%) Algorithms
13 207 (1.42%) Social Media
14 189 (1.30%) Driving Licence
15 163 (1.12%) Blockchain
16 161 (1.11%) Biotechnology
17 155 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
18 147 (1.01%) Cybercrime
19 135 (0.93%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 985 (6.77%) Windows
2 662 (4.55%) Linux
3 274 (1.88%) Windows Server
4 202 (1.39%) Unix
5 173 (1.19%) Android
6 143 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 115 (0.79%) Windows 10
8 96 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
10 64 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 42 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 40 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
13 30 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (0.20%) AIX
14 29 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 28 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 25 (0.17%) Solaris
17 19 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
18 13 (0.089%) VMS
19 7 (0.048%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,278 (43.18%) Agile
2 2,942 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
3 2,644 (18.19%) Project Delivery
4 2,203 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 2,170 (14.93%) PRINCE2
6 1,955 (13.45%) Scrum
7 1,538 (10.58%) Mentoring
8 1,537 (10.57%) Analytics
9 1,503 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 1,462 (10.06%) Change Management
11 1,302 (8.96%) Coaching
12 1,268 (8.72%) Decision-Making
13 1,198 (8.24%) DevOps
14 1,126 (7.74%) Time Management
15 1,104 (7.59%) Business Analysis
16 1,102 (7.58%) ITIL
17 1,100 (7.57%) Computer Science
18 1,067 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
19 1,050 (7.22%) Service Delivery
20 1,022 (7.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1,315 (9.04%) SQL
2 1,222 (8.40%) Python
3 827 (5.69%) Java
4 817 (5.62%) JavaScript
5 548 (3.77%) C
6 534 (3.67%) C#
7 304 (2.09%) TypeScript
8 288 (1.98%) R
9 263 (1.81%) C++
10 257 (1.77%) PHP
11 180 (1.24%) PowerShell
12 133 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 107 (0.74%) Scala
14 106 (0.73%) MATLAB
15 100 (0.69%) VBA
16 98 (0.67%) Bash
17 92 (0.63%) Ruby
18 80 (0.55%) ES6
19 64 (0.44%) Perl
20 62 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3,420 (23.52%) Degree
2 1,019 (7.01%) Security Cleared
3 830 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 612 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 608 (4.18%) PMP
6 439 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 299 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 280 (1.93%) Master's Degree
9 252 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 177 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 171 (1.18%) DV Cleared
12 149 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
13 146 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
14 136 (0.94%) ISEB
15 129 (0.89%) PhD
16 123 (0.85%) APMP
16 123 (0.85%) CISSP
17 82 (0.56%) CISM
17 82 (0.56%) DBS Check
18 81 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,075 (7.39%) PMO
2 1,031 (7.09%) QA
3 477 (3.28%) Good Clinical Practice
4 326 (2.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 307 (2.11%) CDISC
6 286 (1.97%) SLA
7 243 (1.67%) Data Quality
7 243 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 213 (1.47%) GDPR
9 167 (1.15%) Accessibility
10 103 (0.71%) NIST
11 75 (0.52%) GxP
12 73 (0.50%) Automotive SPICE
13 66 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
14 57 (0.39%) COBIT
15 40 (0.28%) MISRA
16 39 (0.27%) P3O
17 37 (0.25%) PCI DSS
18 34 (0.23%) ISO 9001
19 32 (0.22%) AUTOSAR
System Software
1 375 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 334 (2.30%) Docker
3 272 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 173 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 94 (0.65%) Firmware
6 87 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (0.28%) vSphere
8 40 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 25 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 25 (0.17%) XenApp
10 18 (0.12%) Terminal Server
11 12 (0.083%) ProxySG
12 8 (0.055%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.048%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.041%) NFS
14 6 (0.041%) Snort
14 6 (0.041%) zsh
15 5 (0.034%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 5 (0.034%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 311 (2.14%) Kubernetes
2 275 (1.89%) Terraform
3 249 (1.71%) Ansible
4 105 (0.72%) SCCM
5 95 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 41 (0.28%) WSUS
7 38 (0.26%) SCOM
8 36 (0.25%) Puppet
9 33 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 25 (0.17%) SCSM
11 22 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 19 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
13 17 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (0.11%) vCenter Server
15 15 (0.10%) FortiGate
15 15 (0.10%) yum
16 14 (0.096%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 13 (0.089%) Grafana
18 12 (0.083%) Backup Exec
18 12 (0.083%) CASB
Vendors
1 2,420 (16.64%) Microsoft
2 654 (4.50%) Google
3 621 (4.27%) Oracle
4 528 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
5 512 (3.52%) SAP
6 377 (2.59%) VMware
7 291 (2.00%) Cisco
8 219 (1.51%) Adobe
9 180 (1.24%) ServiceNow
10 154 (1.06%) IBM
11 138 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 135 (0.93%) Workday
13 110 (0.76%) Apple
13 110 (0.76%) Sage
14 107 (0.74%) Citrix
15 101 (0.69%) Palo Alto
16 97 (0.67%) Facebook
17 94 (0.65%) Splunk
18 87 (0.60%) Meraki
19 74 (0.51%) HP