Period
to 16 July 2020

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 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 28 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 4,555 10,217 13,161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.12% 7.01% 7.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.64% 7.60% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,706 7,908 10,460
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%
10th Percentile £35,625 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 68,580 134,443 162,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.20% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 54,697 105,892 129,738
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 16 July 2020.

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 July 2020. 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 -9 4,236 £55,000 - 373
UK excluding London -5 2,451 £50,000 - 312
London -7 1,933 £65,000 +4.84% 91
South East -6 862 £55,000 +4.76% 77
North of England -7 525 £48,250 +1.58% 56
Midlands -11 340 £47,500 - 52
South West -3 314 £50,000 +11.11% 53
North West -17 271 £50,000 - 30
Work from Home -31 256 £57,500 +9.52% 42
West Midlands -9 251 £47,500 -1.55% 31
East of England +4 223 £55,000 +10.00% 39
Yorkshire +23 219 £47,500 - 20
Scotland +25 112 £45,000 -10.00% 17
East Midlands -20 86 £47,500 - 19
Wales -3 60 £45,000 +1.72% 15
North East -11 35 £41,750 -10.22% 6
Northern Ireland +7 14 £40,000 +12.68% 3
Channel Islands -3 4 - -

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, 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 1,736 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1,283 (28.17%) Finance
3 913 (20.04%) Degree
4 864 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 844 (18.53%) PRINCE2
6 838 (18.40%) Project Delivery
7 749 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 636 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
9 606 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
10 594 (13.04%) SQL
11 530 (11.64%) Azure
12 483 (10.60%) ITIL
13 479 (10.52%) Scrum
14 454 (9.97%) Windows
15 433 (9.51%) Analytics
16 389 (8.54%) Change Management
17 386 (8.47%) Business Analysis
18 363 (7.97%) Management Information System
19 357 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
20 336 (7.38%) Waterfall
21 331 (7.27%) SDLC
22 330 (7.24%) SQL Server
23 324 (7.11%) DevOps
24 322 (7.07%) AWS
25 317 (6.96%) JIRA
26 312 (6.85%) Office 365
27 309 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
28 297 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
29 288 (6.32%) JavaScript
30 277 (6.08%) Oracle

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
1 157 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 130 (2.85%) Confluence
3 86 (1.89%) CMS
4 73 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 53 (1.16%) IIS
6 39 (0.86%) SAS
7 36 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 32 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 27 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 26 (0.57%) WordPress
11 25 (0.55%) Apache
12 22 (0.48%) Skype for Business
13 19 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.40%) Umbraco
15 15 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
15 15 (0.33%) Luigi
16 11 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.24%) Drupal
16 11 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 297 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 252 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 229 (5.03%) Microsoft Project
4 173 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 111 (2.44%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.37%) InVision
9 11 (0.24%) Adobe XD
10 10 (0.22%) Sketch
11 9 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.20%) Zeplin
12 6 (0.13%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.088%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.088%) MicroStation
14 4 (0.088%) Revit
15 3 (0.066%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 60 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 36 (0.79%) NetSuite
4 31 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 29 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
6 26 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
7 25 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
8 24 (0.53%) Magento
9 17 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
10 13 (0.29%) SAP GTS
10 13 (0.29%) SAP MM
11 12 (0.26%) Primavera
11 12 (0.26%) Workday HCM
12 10 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
12 10 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
13 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (0.20%) SAP CO
13 9 (0.20%) SAP FI
13 9 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 530 (11.64%) Azure
2 322 (7.07%) AWS
3 312 (6.85%) Office 365
4 171 (3.75%) SaaS
5 110 (2.41%) Power Platform
6 73 (1.60%) GCP
7 68 (1.49%) PaaS
8 66 (1.45%) IaaS
9 65 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
10 55 (1.21%) Serverless
11 49 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
11 49 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
12 44 (0.97%) GitHub
13 35 (0.77%) Amazon S3
14 34 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
16 20 (0.44%) OneDrive
17 19 (0.42%) Slack
18 18 (0.40%) Trello
19 17 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 179 (3.93%) Firewall
2 158 (3.47%) WAN
3 123 (2.70%) LAN
4 94 (2.06%) DNS
5 86 (1.89%) Internet
6 82 (1.80%) DHCP
7 79 (1.73%) VPN
8 73 (1.60%) Network Security
8 73 (1.60%) Wireless
9 69 (1.51%) SAN
10 67 (1.47%) VoIP
11 65 (1.43%) TCP/IP
12 47 (1.03%) Skype
13 44 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
14 43 (0.94%) MPLS
15 41 (0.90%) Intranet
16 34 (0.75%) NetScaler
17 28 (0.61%) FTP
17 28 (0.61%) VLAN
18 18 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 115 (2.52%) Big Data
3 108 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 103 (2.26%) Power BI
6 99 (2.17%) MySQL
7 91 (2.00%) Data Lake
8 66 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 56 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (1.01%) Hadoop
11 44 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 38 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
13 36 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
15 30 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
16 29 (0.64%) Blockchain
17 25 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 22 (0.48%) SAP HANA
19 21 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 317 (6.96%) JIRA
2 106 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 83 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 47 (1.03%) Selenium
5 32 (0.70%) Subversion
6 28 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 28 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 24 (0.53%) Visual Studio
9 18 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (0.37%) Bitbucket
11 15 (0.33%) Axure RP
11 15 (0.33%) Vagrant
12 11 (0.24%) GCC
12 11 (0.24%) Jasmine
12 11 (0.24%) Maven
12 11 (0.24%) NUnit
13 10 (0.22%) Balsamiq
13 10 (0.22%) Grunt
General
1 1,283 (28.17%) Finance
2 258 (5.66%) Retail
3 243 (5.33%) Marketing
4 199 (4.37%) Public Sector
5 172 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 161 (3.53%) Manufacturing
7 151 (3.32%) Banking
8 144 (3.16%) Law
9 139 (3.05%) Legal
10 82 (1.80%) Local Government
11 70 (1.54%) Back Office
12 55 (1.21%) Advertising
13 53 (1.16%) Front Office
14 46 (1.01%) Games
14 46 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
15 38 (0.83%) Police
16 32 (0.70%) Billing
17 28 (0.61%) Automotive
18 27 (0.59%) Financial Institution
19 25 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,198 (26.30%) Project Manager
2 624 (13.70%) Analyst
3 353 (7.75%) Developer
4 316 (6.94%) IT Manager
5 277 (6.08%) Consultant
6 269 (5.91%) Business Analyst
7 254 (5.58%) Senior Manager
8 168 (3.69%) Senior Project Manager
9 165 (3.62%) IT Project Manager
10 164 (3.60%) Architect
11 161 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
12 106 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
13 103 (2.26%) Technical Manager
14 95 (2.09%) Data Analyst
15 88 (1.93%) Software Manager
16 82 (1.80%) Digital Project Manager
17 81 (1.78%) Junior
18 79 (1.73%) Senior Analyst
19 78 (1.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
20 76 (1.67%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (5.75%) .NET
2 239 (5.25%) HTML
3 206 (4.52%) CSS
4 122 (2.68%) AngularJS
5 87 (1.91%) Node.js
5 87 (1.91%) Web Services
6 86 (1.89%) REST
7 78 (1.71%) HTML5
7 78 (1.71%) jQuery
8 76 (1.67%) Vue.js
9 67 (1.47%) React
10 66 (1.45%) XML
11 62 (1.36%) CSS3
12 55 (1.21%) .NET Framework
13 51 (1.12%) ASP.NET
14 48 (1.05%) Middleware
15 42 (0.92%) JSON
16 37 (0.81%) Sass
17 36 (0.79%) Ajax
18 35 (0.77%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 636 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
2 363 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 216 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
4 193 (4.24%) Data Centre
5 179 (3.93%) User Experience
6 88 (1.93%) Virtual Team
7 85 (1.87%) PMI
8 74 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 71 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 62 (1.36%) Public Cloud
11 51 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 46 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
13 41 (0.90%) Driving Licence
13 41 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
14 34 (0.75%) Internet of Things
15 31 (0.68%) NHS
15 31 (0.68%) Reinsurance
16 28 (0.61%) FMCG
17 26 (0.57%) Fixed Income
17 26 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 454 (9.97%) Windows
2 223 (4.90%) Windows Server
3 210 (4.61%) Linux
4 94 (2.06%) Windows Server 2016
5 90 (1.98%) Windows 10
6 77 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (1.56%) Unix
8 51 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 42 (0.92%) Windows Server 2019
10 34 (0.75%) Android
11 30 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 30 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 27 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (0.35%) AIX
15 15 (0.33%) Solaris
16 7 (0.15%) CentOS
17 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,736 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
2 844 (18.53%) PRINCE2
3 838 (18.40%) Project Delivery
4 749 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 606 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
6 483 (10.60%) ITIL
7 479 (10.52%) Scrum
8 433 (9.51%) Analytics
9 389 (8.54%) Change Management
10 386 (8.47%) Business Analysis
11 357 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
12 336 (7.38%) Waterfall
13 331 (7.27%) SDLC
14 324 (7.11%) DevOps
15 309 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 259 (5.69%) Migration
17 258 (5.66%) Mentoring
18 246 (5.40%) Service Delivery
19 239 (5.25%) Coaching
20 233 (5.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 594 (13.04%) SQL
2 288 (6.32%) JavaScript
3 239 (5.25%) Java
4 226 (4.96%) C#
5 213 (4.68%) Python
6 169 (3.71%) C
7 119 (2.61%) PowerShell
8 112 (2.46%) PHP
9 85 (1.87%) C++
10 44 (0.97%) TypeScript
11 36 (0.79%) R
11 36 (0.79%) Ruby
12 35 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 34 (0.75%) Perl
14 30 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 29 (0.64%) Scala
16 26 (0.57%) Shell Script
17 24 (0.53%) VBA
18 22 (0.48%) PL/SQL
19 17 (0.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 913 (20.04%) Degree
2 233 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 204 (4.48%) PMP
4 197 (4.32%) PMI Certification
5 127 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 117 (2.57%) SC Cleared
7 90 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 89 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 87 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 79 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 76 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
12 56 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 54 (1.19%) CISSP
14 51 (1.12%) APMP
15 50 (1.10%) CCNA
16 47 (1.03%) MCSE
17 41 (0.90%) Master's Degree
18 39 (0.86%) MCSA
19 33 (0.72%) CCNP
19 33 (0.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (5.95%) PMO
2 263 (5.77%) QA
3 129 (2.83%) SLA
4 86 (1.89%) GDPR
5 80 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 63 (1.38%) Data Quality
7 30 (0.66%) COBIT
8 28 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 20 (0.44%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.29%) NIST
12 11 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 10 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.18%) GxP
14 8 (0.18%) P3O
15 7 (0.15%) ITGC
16 6 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 6 (0.13%) SEPA
16 6 (0.13%) TARGET2
System Software
1 217 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 142 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 79 (1.73%) Docker
5 47 (1.03%) vSphere
6 38 (0.83%) XenApp
7 35 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 34 (0.75%) Firmware
9 28 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
11 17 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 9 (0.20%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.13%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.088%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.088%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.066%) HDFS
17 2 (0.044%) KVM
Systems Management
1 61 (1.34%) Ansible
2 58 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 55 (1.21%) SCCM
4 48 (1.05%) Puppet
5 42 (0.92%) Terraform
6 40 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 24 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (0.48%) Backup Exec
9 13 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (0.22%) Salt
11 10 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
12 9 (0.20%) Icinga
12 9 (0.20%) SCOM
13 8 (0.18%) Consul
13 8 (0.18%) FortiGate
13 8 (0.18%) Packer
13 8 (0.18%) Prometheus
13 8 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 864 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 277 (6.08%) Oracle
3 235 (5.16%) SAP
4 230 (5.05%) VMware
5 197 (4.32%) Cisco
6 131 (2.88%) Tableau
7 98 (2.15%) Blue Prism
8 96 (2.11%) HP
8 96 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 91 (2.00%) UiPath
10 90 (1.98%) Teradata
11 88 (1.93%) Alteryx
11 88 (1.93%) Automation Anywhere
11 88 (1.93%) Cadence
12 84 (1.84%) Citrix
13 79 (1.73%) Google
14 62 (1.36%) IBM
14 62 (1.36%) ServiceNow
15 60 (1.32%) Juniper
16 59 (1.30%) Capita