Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 20 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 13678 16506 21202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.74% 8.46% 9.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.61% 9.49% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9480 13378 16818
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 158791 173928 192441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.13% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 125092 145077 158233
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 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 September 2017.

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 20 September 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 -7 12808 £52,500 - 838
UK excluding London -6 6963 £47,500 - 566
London -5 6303 £60,000 - 322
South East -1 2016 £50,000 - 135
North of England -12 1620 £45,000 - 140
Midlands -3 1329 £47,500 +5.56% 128
West Midlands -3 936 £45,000 +3.45% 84
North West -18 850 £45,000 - 79
East of England -15 768 £50,000 - 59
South West -11 738 £46,250 +5.11% 51
Yorkshire -8 671 £45,000 - 50
East Midlands -2 374 £50,000 +11.11% 43
Scotland -18 343 £50,000 - 27
Wales -4 164 £40,000 -5.88% 17
North East +6 99 £43,000 +6.17% 11
Northern Ireland -18 31 £40,000 - 7
Isle of Man -8 1 £36,500 -41.60%

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 5417 (39.60%) Finance
2 4139 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 3049 (22.29%) PRINCE2
4 2537 (18.55%) Degree
5 2443 (17.86%) Retail
6 2281 (16.68%) Analytical Skills
7 2202 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 2176 (15.91%) Banking
9 2062 (15.08%) Microsoft
10 1953 (14.28%) Business Analysis
11 1833 (13.40%) SDLC
12 1671 (12.22%) Asset Management
13 1603 (11.72%) ITIL
14 1532 (11.20%) Investment Banking
15 1525 (11.15%) Wealth Management
16 1518 (11.10%) SQL
17 1451 (10.61%) Retail Banking
18 1436 (10.50%) Scrum
19 1294 (9.46%) Change Management
20 1152 (8.42%) Windows
21 1080 (7.90%) QA
22 1071 (7.83%) Waterfall
23 1059 (7.74%) Management Information System
24 1026 (7.50%) SAP
25 939 (6.87%) Marketing
26 916 (6.70%) SQL Server
27 912 (6.67%) Oracle
28 888 (6.49%) CRM
29 871 (6.37%) Java
30 869 (6.35%) PMO

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
1 408 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 256 (1.87%) CMS
3 205 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 169 (1.24%) IIS
5 135 (0.99%) Confluence
6 131 (0.96%) SAS
7 94 (0.69%) Apache
8 93 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 67 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 67 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 64 (0.47%) WordPress
11 55 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 54 (0.39%) nginx
13 50 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 47 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
15 43 (0.31%) JBoss
15 43 (0.31%) WebSphere
16 42 (0.31%) Drupal
17 38 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 36 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 835 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 771 (5.64%) Microsoft Office
3 751 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
4 436 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 369 (2.70%) MS Visio
6 63 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 55 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 47 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
9 44 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 28 (0.20%) SPSS
11 26 (0.19%) InDesign
12 15 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 14 (0.10%) InVision
14 10 (0.073%) Open Workbench
15 9 (0.066%) Chatbot
16 7 (0.051%) Acrobat
16 7 (0.051%) AutoCAD
16 7 (0.051%) InfoPath
17 5 (0.037%) Niku Workbench
17 5 (0.037%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 202 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 179 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 86 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 80 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 77 (0.56%) Magento
6 75 (0.55%) Actimize
6 75 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
7 73 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
8 59 (0.43%) NetSuite
9 57 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 50 (0.37%) SAP FI
11 46 (0.34%) SAP CO
11 46 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
12 44 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
13 39 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
14 29 (0.21%) SAP HCM
15 26 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
16 25 (0.18%) SAP CRM
17 23 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
18 22 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 438 (3.20%) SaaS
2 430 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 352 (2.57%) Office 365
4 350 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 128 (0.94%) IaaS
6 118 (0.86%) PaaS
7 78 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 77 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
9 54 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
10 49 (0.36%) Google Analytics
11 47 (0.34%) GitHub
12 38 (0.28%) Force.com
13 32 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
14 30 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (0.18%) npm
16 23 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
16 23 (0.17%) Trello
17 22 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
18 21 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 21 (0.15%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 393 (2.87%) WAN
2 389 (2.84%) Firewall
3 323 (2.36%) LAN
4 251 (1.84%) Internet
5 242 (1.77%) DNS
6 196 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 192 (1.40%) SAN
8 185 (1.35%) VPN
9 181 (1.32%) DHCP
10 159 (1.16%) VoIP
11 133 (0.97%) Wireless
12 120 (0.88%) VLAN
13 114 (0.83%) Network Security
14 113 (0.83%) Unified Communications
15 108 (0.79%) MPLS
16 100 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
17 96 (0.70%) Intranet
18 76 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
19 68 (0.50%) BGP
20 61 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 916 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 321 (2.35%) MySQL
3 272 (1.99%) Big Data
4 226 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 218 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 193 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 185 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 178 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 106 (0.77%) QlikView
10 94 (0.69%) Power BI
11 83 (0.61%) NoSQL
12 75 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
13 71 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 68 (0.50%) RDBMS
15 63 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
15 63 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
16 61 (0.45%) Hadoop
16 61 (0.45%) MongoDB
17 56 (0.41%) SAP BW
18 55 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 604 (4.42%) JIRA
2 204 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 124 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 108 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 108 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 101 (0.74%) Selenium
6 100 (0.73%) Subversion
7 60 (0.44%) Cucumber
8 56 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 52 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 52 (0.38%) WebDriver
10 46 (0.34%) Axure RP
11 43 (0.31%) Eclipse
12 34 (0.25%) SpecFlow
13 32 (0.23%) JUnit
14 29 (0.21%) Maven
15 28 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 28 (0.20%) webpack
16 26 (0.19%) JMeter
16 26 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5417 (39.60%) Finance
2 2443 (17.86%) Retail
3 2176 (15.91%) Banking
4 1532 (11.20%) Investment Banking
5 1451 (10.61%) Retail Banking
6 939 (6.87%) Marketing
7 686 (5.02%) Legal
8 578 (4.23%) Telecoms
9 547 (4.00%) Manufacturing
10 326 (2.38%) Front Office
11 264 (1.93%) Advertising
12 239 (1.75%) Law
13 196 (1.43%) Electronics
14 141 (1.03%) Back Office
15 140 (1.02%) Games
16 133 (0.97%) Billing
17 120 (0.88%) Automotive
18 83 (0.61%) Financial Institution
18 83 (0.61%) German Language
18 83 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3874 (28.32%) Project Manager
2 2340 (17.11%) Analyst
3 1524 (11.14%) Business Analyst
4 1022 (7.47%) IT Manager
5 1010 (7.38%) Consultant
6 790 (5.78%) Senior Manager
7 692 (5.06%) Developer
8 690 (5.04%) IT Project Manager
9 612 (4.47%) Senior Project Manager
10 583 (4.26%) Architect
11 397 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
12 365 (2.67%) Development Manager
13 353 (2.58%) Software Project Manager
14 322 (2.35%) IT Analyst
15 316 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
15 316 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
16 303 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
17 298 (2.18%) Technical Manager
18 276 (2.02%) Agile Project Manager
18 276 (2.02%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 824 (6.02%) .NET
2 700 (5.12%) HTML
3 483 (3.53%) CSS
4 315 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 314 (2.30%) Web Services
6 277 (2.03%) XML
7 263 (1.92%) HTML5
8 230 (1.68%) jQuery
9 207 (1.51%) AngularJS
10 183 (1.34%) .NET Framework
11 152 (1.11%) REST
12 132 (0.97%) Middleware
13 115 (0.84%) SOAP
14 108 (0.79%) CSS3
15 101 (0.74%) JSON
16 99 (0.72%) LAMP
17 91 (0.67%) J2EE
18 89 (0.65%) Sass
19 84 (0.61%) Node.js
20 74 (0.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2281 (16.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1059 (7.74%) Management Information System
3 729 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 641 (4.69%) User Experience
5 424 (3.10%) Data Centre
6 321 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 317 (2.32%) PMI
8 294 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 265 (1.94%) Derivative
10 261 (1.91%) Virtual Team
11 255 (1.86%) Equities
12 197 (1.44%) Reference Data
13 177 (1.29%) Mobile App
14 143 (1.05%) Driving Licence
15 138 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
16 134 (0.98%) Fixed Income
17 120 (0.88%) Fintech
18 110 (0.80%) Social Media
19 101 (0.74%) FMCG
20 100 (0.73%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1152 (8.42%) Windows
2 540 (3.95%) Linux
3 481 (3.52%) Windows Server
4 406 (2.97%) Unix
5 170 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 167 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 120 (0.88%) Android
8 103 (0.75%) Windows 10
8 103 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 91 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 52 (0.38%) AIX
11 50 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 47 (0.34%) Solaris
13 42 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 41 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 38 (0.28%) CentOS
16 31 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (0.15%) Windows XP
18 20 (0.15%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4139 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 3049 (22.29%) PRINCE2
3 2202 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 1953 (14.28%) Business Analysis
5 1833 (13.40%) SDLC
6 1671 (12.22%) Asset Management
7 1603 (11.72%) ITIL
8 1525 (11.15%) Wealth Management
9 1436 (10.50%) Scrum
10 1294 (9.46%) Change Management
11 1071 (7.83%) Waterfall
12 888 (6.49%) CRM
13 847 (6.19%) Risk Management
14 838 (6.13%) Programme Management
15 832 (6.08%) ERP
16 794 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
17 772 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
18 768 (5.61%) Analytics
19 743 (5.43%) Service Delivery
20 717 (5.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1518 (11.10%) SQL
2 871 (6.37%) Java
3 696 (5.09%) C#
4 660 (4.83%) JavaScript
5 370 (2.71%) C
6 346 (2.53%) PHP
7 319 (2.33%) Python
8 299 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 225 (1.64%) C++
10 190 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 189 (1.38%) Perl
12 129 (0.94%) VB.NET
13 120 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 96 (0.70%) Ruby
15 85 (0.62%) Bash Shell
16 84 (0.61%) R
17 70 (0.51%) VBA
18 63 (0.46%) PL/SQL
19 60 (0.44%) VBScript
20 54 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 2537 (18.55%) Degree
2 698 (5.10%) PMI Certification
3 651 (4.76%) PMP
4 430 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 415 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 412 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 273 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 270 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 237 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
10 236 (1.73%) Master's Degree
11 228 (1.67%) CISSP
12 227 (1.66%) ISEB
13 189 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 182 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
15 158 (1.16%) APMP
16 154 (1.13%) CISM
17 145 (1.06%) CCNA
18 116 (0.85%) CISA
18 116 (0.85%) DV Cleared
19 111 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1080 (7.90%) QA
2 869 (6.35%) PMO
3 314 (2.30%) SLA
4 249 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 146 (1.07%) GDPR
6 144 (1.05%) Data Quality
7 125 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 116 (0.85%) MiFID
9 100 (0.73%) Basel III
10 80 (0.58%) ISO 9001
11 71 (0.52%) EMIR
12 50 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
13 46 (0.34%) COBIT
13 46 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 31 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 27 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
15 27 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 24 (0.18%) P3O
17 20 (0.15%) PMBOK
18 17 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 463 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 341 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 88 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 65 (0.48%) Docker
6 62 (0.45%) vSphere
6 62 (0.45%) XenApp
7 32 (0.23%) DFS Replication
8 26 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 25 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 23 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 19 (0.14%) Firmware
12 18 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 14 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (0.088%) XenServer
15 10 (0.073%) Virtual Desktop
16 8 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (0.058%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.058%) VMware NSX
17 7 (0.051%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 116 (0.85%) SCCM
2 98 (0.72%) Puppet
3 77 (0.56%) SCOM
4 75 (0.55%) Nagios
5 66 (0.48%) Ansible
6 57 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (0.30%) WSUS
8 35 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 26 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 24 (0.18%) EdgeSight
10 24 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 22 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
11 22 (0.16%) vCenter Server
12 21 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
13 18 (0.13%) Kubernetes
14 17 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
15 16 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 15 (0.11%) NetBackup
16 15 (0.11%) Tivoli
17 14 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2062 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 1026 (7.50%) SAP
3 912 (6.67%) Oracle
4 502 (3.67%) VMware
5 423 (3.09%) Cisco
6 358 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
7 181 (1.32%) Murex
8 179 (1.31%) HP
9 178 (1.30%) Tableau
10 170 (1.24%) Citrix
11 130 (0.95%) ServiceNow
12 128 (0.94%) Adobe
13 126 (0.92%) Google
14 110 (0.80%) IBM
14 110 (0.80%) Splunk
15 101 (0.74%) CheckPoint
16 91 (0.67%) Juniper
17 85 (0.62%) CA
18 79 (0.58%) Red Hat
19 71 (0.52%) Cognizant