Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 7,561 10,845 12,758
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.56% 7.27% 7.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.13% 7.89% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6,099 8,295 10,238
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 106,020 137,502 164,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.93% 92.16% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84,093 108,150 133,646
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
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 7 April 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 7 April 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 -6 6,956 £55,000 - 602
UK excluding London 0 4,092 £50,000 - 493
London -6 3,160 £62,500 - 161
South East -1 1,439 £55,000 - 116
North of England -9 784 £50,000 +5.26% 96
Midlands -11 607 £47,500 +5.56% 87
South West +5 515 £50,000 +11.11% 77
Work from Home -6 470 £57,500 +4.55% 42
West Midlands -6 444 £47,500 +5.56% 51
East of England +9 415 £50,000 -4.76% 66
North West -15 409 £50,000 - 47
Yorkshire 0 314 £47,500 +9.20% 39
Scotland +2 181 £50,000 +5.26% 23
East Midlands -10 160 £46,900 +4.22% 36
Wales +6 129 £46,000 +12.20% 29
North East +2 61 £43,327 +8.32% 10
Northern Ireland +13 24 £33,750 -32.50% 3
Channel Islands - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 2,810 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2,280 (30.15%) Finance
3 1,494 (19.76%) Project Delivery
4 1,441 (19.06%) Microsoft
5 1,414 (18.70%) PRINCE2
6 1,367 (18.08%) Degree
7 1,286 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,043 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
9 948 (12.54%) SQL
10 939 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
11 879 (11.63%) Azure
12 808 (10.69%) Scrum
13 754 (9.97%) ITIL
14 741 (9.80%) Windows
15 683 (9.03%) Change Management
16 673 (8.90%) Analytics
17 660 (8.73%) Business Analysis
18 633 (8.37%) Waterfall
19 605 (8.00%) SDLC
20 581 (7.68%) Retail
21 556 (7.35%) JIRA
22 543 (7.18%) Office 365
23 530 (7.01%) AWS
24 522 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
25 516 (6.82%) Management Information System
26 510 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
27 509 (6.73%) Mentoring
28 507 (6.71%) SQL Server
29 501 (6.63%) PMO
30 500 (6.61%) Microsoft Office

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
1 319 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 238 (3.15%) Confluence
3 159 (2.10%) CMS
4 103 (1.36%) MS Exchange
5 80 (1.06%) IIS
6 76 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 57 (0.75%) Skype for Business
8 46 (0.61%) SAS
9 45 (0.60%) Apache
10 39 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 33 (0.44%) WordPress
12 27 (0.36%) Umbraco
13 24 (0.32%) JBoss
14 23 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
15 21 (0.28%) Drupal
15 21 (0.28%) WebSphere
16 20 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
17 17 (0.22%) Apache Solr
18 15 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 522 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 500 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
3 383 (5.07%) Microsoft Project
4 321 (4.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 187 (2.47%) MS Visio
6 50 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 48 (0.63%) InVision
8 35 (0.46%) Adobe XD
9 32 (0.42%) Zeplin
10 28 (0.37%) Sketch
11 25 (0.33%) Photoshop
12 13 (0.17%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
14 9 (0.12%) Open Workbench
15 8 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 8 (0.11%) Simulink
16 6 (0.079%) Chatbot
16 6 (0.079%) Fireworks
17 5 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
18 4 (0.053%) Revit
Business Applications
1 122 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
3 63 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 63 (0.83%) NetSuite
4 49 (0.65%) Magento
5 45 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 32 (0.42%) SAP MM
7 28 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 22 (0.29%) SAP FI
9 21 (0.28%) Primavera
10 20 (0.26%) SAP CO
10 20 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
11 17 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
11 17 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
11 17 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 17 (0.22%) Workday HCM
12 16 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 14 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 14 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 879 (11.63%) Azure
2 543 (7.18%) Office 365
3 530 (7.01%) AWS
4 325 (4.30%) SaaS
5 190 (2.51%) Power Platform
6 137 (1.81%) GCP
7 123 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
8 105 (1.39%) PaaS
9 95 (1.26%) GitHub
10 94 (1.24%) Serverless
11 93 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
12 86 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 84 (1.11%) IaaS
14 58 (0.77%) Amazon S3
15 53 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
16 46 (0.61%) npm
17 40 (0.53%) OneDrive
18 33 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
19 31 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 29 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 257 (3.40%) Firewall
2 232 (3.07%) WAN
3 193 (2.55%) LAN
4 169 (2.24%) DNS
5 163 (2.16%) Internet
6 144 (1.90%) VoIP
7 126 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 119 (1.57%) DHCP
9 112 (1.48%) Wireless
10 103 (1.36%) SAN
11 92 (1.22%) Intranet
12 89 (1.18%) Network Security
12 89 (1.18%) VPN
13 87 (1.15%) Skype
14 71 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
15 62 (0.82%) MPLS
16 43 (0.57%) Broadband
17 41 (0.54%) NetScaler
18 38 (0.50%) VLAN
19 35 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 230 (3.04%) Big Data
3 201 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 179 (2.37%) Power BI
5 169 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
6 155 (2.05%) MySQL
7 116 (1.53%) NoSQL
8 106 (1.40%) Data Lake
9 101 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 87 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 75 (0.99%) QlikView
12 71 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 56 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 55 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
15 50 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
16 48 (0.63%) RDBMS
16 48 (0.63%) SAP HANA
17 41 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
17 41 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
18 30 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 556 (7.35%) JIRA
2 189 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 188 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 100 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (0.89%) TeamCity
6 61 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 60 (0.79%) Selenium
8 56 (0.74%) Subversion
9 55 (0.73%) Visual Studio
10 51 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 51 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
11 44 (0.58%) Bitbucket
12 39 (0.52%) Vagrant
13 35 (0.46%) Axure RP
14 32 (0.42%) Balsamiq
15 27 (0.36%) Jasmine
15 27 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
15 27 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
16 26 (0.34%) Maven
17 20 (0.26%) Artifactory
General
1 2,280 (30.15%) Finance
2 581 (7.68%) Retail
3 420 (5.55%) Marketing
4 342 (4.52%) Public Sector
5 298 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 269 (3.56%) Banking
7 236 (3.12%) Legal
8 187 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 143 (1.89%) Law
10 123 (1.63%) Advertising
11 100 (1.32%) Back Office
12 95 (1.26%) Local Government
13 90 (1.19%) Front Office
14 81 (1.07%) Billing
15 64 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
16 60 (0.79%) Games
17 56 (0.74%) Electronics
18 45 (0.60%) Police
19 43 (0.57%) Automotive
20 40 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,063 (27.28%) Project Manager
2 1,024 (13.54%) Analyst
3 559 (7.39%) IT Manager
4 512 (6.77%) Consultant
5 496 (6.56%) Developer
6 469 (6.20%) Business Analyst
7 407 (5.38%) Senior Manager
8 337 (4.46%) IT Project Manager
9 321 (4.25%) Architect
10 300 (3.97%) Senior Project Manager
11 256 (3.39%) Delivery Manager
12 180 (2.38%) Technical Manager
13 169 (2.24%) Infrastructure Manager
14 158 (2.09%) Junior
15 141 (1.86%) Digital Project Manager
16 140 (1.85%) Business Manager
17 138 (1.83%) Programme Manager
18 137 (1.81%) Senior Analyst
19 130 (1.72%) Technical Project Manager
20 128 (1.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (5.66%) .NET
2 359 (4.75%) HTML
3 321 (4.25%) CSS
4 192 (2.54%) AngularJS
5 172 (2.27%) Web Services
6 146 (1.93%) Node.js
7 135 (1.79%) jQuery
8 123 (1.63%) ASP.NET
9 115 (1.52%) HTML5
9 115 (1.52%) REST
10 99 (1.31%) RESTful
11 97 (1.28%) CSS3
12 95 (1.26%) JSON
13 89 (1.18%) .NET Framework
14 87 (1.15%) XML
15 77 (1.02%) Sass
16 76 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 76 (1.01%) Middleware
17 75 (0.99%) Vue.js
18 71 (0.94%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 939 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 516 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 352 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
4 299 (3.95%) User Experience
5 292 (3.86%) Data Centre
6 160 (2.12%) Virtual Team
7 154 (2.04%) PMI
8 110 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 109 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 80 (1.06%) Driving Licence
10 80 (1.06%) Public Cloud
11 70 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
12 59 (0.78%) Algorithms
13 55 (0.73%) Data Structures
14 51 (0.67%) FMCG
15 50 (0.66%) Blog
16 44 (0.58%) Social Media
17 43 (0.57%) Private Cloud
18 42 (0.56%) Internet of Things
18 42 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 741 (9.80%) Windows
2 378 (5.00%) Linux
3 370 (4.89%) Windows Server
4 133 (1.76%) Windows Server 2016
5 128 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 120 (1.59%) Unix
7 83 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 45 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (0.58%) Android
11 41 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 38 (0.50%) Windows 7
13 35 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
14 31 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.19%) AIX
16 14 (0.19%) Solaris
16 14 (0.19%) VMS
17 10 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.093%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,810 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,494 (19.76%) Project Delivery
3 1,414 (18.70%) PRINCE2
4 1,286 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,043 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
6 808 (10.69%) Scrum
7 754 (9.97%) ITIL
8 683 (9.03%) Change Management
9 673 (8.90%) Analytics
10 660 (8.73%) Business Analysis
11 633 (8.37%) Waterfall
12 605 (8.00%) SDLC
13 510 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
14 509 (6.73%) Mentoring
15 476 (6.30%) DevOps
16 472 (6.24%) Coaching
17 459 (6.07%) Migration
18 448 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
19 420 (5.55%) Service Delivery
20 397 (5.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 948 (12.54%) SQL
2 493 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 407 (5.38%) C#
4 361 (4.77%) Java
5 355 (4.70%) Python
6 312 (4.13%) C
7 209 (2.76%) PowerShell
8 171 (2.26%) PHP
9 123 (1.63%) C++
10 97 (1.28%) TypeScript
11 86 (1.14%) Ruby
12 84 (1.11%) T-SQL
13 69 (0.91%) R
14 62 (0.82%) Perl
15 56 (0.74%) VBA
16 54 (0.71%) PL/SQL
17 48 (0.63%) Bash Shell
18 46 (0.61%) Shell Script
19 44 (0.58%) Scala
20 40 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,367 (18.08%) Degree
2 350 (4.63%) PMI Certification
3 331 (4.38%) PMP
4 321 (4.25%) Security Cleared
5 193 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 182 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 169 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 168 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 144 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 106 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
11 102 (1.35%) APMP
12 100 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 84 (1.11%) DV Cleared
14 76 (1.01%) CISSP
14 76 (1.01%) MCSA
15 75 (0.99%) MCSE
16 62 (0.82%) CCNA
17 57 (0.75%) ISEB
18 54 (0.71%) Master's Degree
19 47 (0.62%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 501 (6.63%) PMO
2 385 (5.09%) QA
3 194 (2.57%) SLA
4 156 (2.06%) GDPR
5 155 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 121 (1.60%) Data Quality
7 55 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 36 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 33 (0.44%) NIST
10 28 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 20 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 19 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
14 18 (0.24%) COBIT
15 15 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 13 (0.17%) MiFID
16 13 (0.17%) P3O
17 12 (0.16%) Solvency II
18 11 (0.15%) GxP
18 11 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 373 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 235 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 135 (1.79%) Docker
5 73 (0.97%) XenApp
6 67 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 52 (0.69%) vSphere
8 49 (0.65%) Firmware
9 43 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 20 (0.26%) VirtualBox
13 13 (0.17%) HDFS
14 12 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
15 10 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (0.093%) iptables
17 6 (0.079%) Terminal Services
18 5 (0.066%) BitLocker
19 4 (0.053%) NFS
19 4 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 118 (1.56%) SCCM
2 117 (1.55%) Ansible
3 82 (1.08%) Terraform
4 81 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 80 (1.06%) Puppet
6 67 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 41 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 27 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
10 22 (0.29%) Salt
11 20 (0.26%) Nagios
12 19 (0.25%) XenMobile
13 16 (0.21%) Icinga
13 16 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
14 15 (0.20%) Consul
14 15 (0.20%) Packer
14 15 (0.20%) Prometheus
14 15 (0.20%) WSUS
15 14 (0.19%) QRadar
15 14 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,441 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 478 (6.32%) Oracle
3 387 (5.12%) SAP
4 348 (4.60%) VMware
5 259 (3.43%) Cisco
6 180 (2.38%) Tableau
7 162 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 151 (2.00%) Citrix
9 130 (1.72%) Google
10 110 (1.45%) HP
11 108 (1.43%) IBM
12 107 (1.42%) Cadence
13 105 (1.39%) Adobe
14 104 (1.38%) UiPath
15 103 (1.36%) Teradata
16 102 (1.35%) Blue Prism
17 95 (1.26%) Alteryx
18 88 (1.16%) Automation Anywhere
19 72 (0.95%) Capita
20 68 (0.90%) Dell