Period
to 26 March 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 29 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 10,861 12,538 13,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.32% 7.16% 7.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 7.80% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7,932 9,731 10,470
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -

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 136,163 160,647 156,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.77% 91.80% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 107,231 131,041 129,109
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £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 26 March 2019.

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 26 March 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 +2 10,123 £55,000 +4.76% 478
UK excluding London -2 5,850 £50,000 +3.09% 345
London 0 4,593 £62,500 +4.17% 161
South East +4 1,934 £54,000 +8.00% 87
North of England +2 1,266 £45,125 -1.90% 76
Midlands +3 1,080 £45,000 -5.26% 74
West Midlands +1 842 £45,000 -5.26% 48
North West +1 738 £50,000 +5.26% 48
South West -4 680 £45,000 -5.26% 45
East of England +5 541 £52,500 +5.00% 37
Yorkshire -1 465 £42,500 -5.56% 22
Scotland -16 253 £47,500 -9.09% 13
East Midlands -1 231 £45,000 -10.00% 26
Wales -8 103 £41,000 +2.50% 14
North East -23 64 £40,000 -3.61% 6
Northern Ireland -27 35 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Isle of Man +3 5 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4,042 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3,459 (31.85%) Finance
3 2,482 (22.85%) PRINCE2
4 2,078 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,924 (17.71%) Degree
6 1,905 (17.54%) Microsoft
7 1,477 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
8 1,395 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
9 1,298 (11.95%) SQL
10 1,287 (11.85%) Scrum
11 1,232 (11.34%) ITIL
12 1,065 (9.81%) PMO
13 1,059 (9.75%) Business Analysis
14 1,050 (9.67%) Change Management
15 993 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
16 992 (9.13%) Waterfall
17 966 (8.89%) SDLC
18 940 (8.65%) Windows
19 812 (7.48%) Analytics
20 784 (7.22%) Marketing
21 768 (7.07%) Retail
22 762 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
23 745 (6.86%) Management Information System
24 730 (6.72%) Java
25 723 (6.66%) QA
26 721 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
27 712 (6.56%) CRM
28 708 (6.52%) Risk Management
29 700 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
30 694 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel

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
1 358 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 249 (2.29%) Confluence
3 180 (1.66%) CMS
4 165 (1.52%) Apache
5 132 (1.22%) IIS
6 127 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 92 (0.85%) SAS
8 78 (0.72%) Apache Spark
9 75 (0.69%) WordPress
10 68 (0.63%) Skype for Business
11 67 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 64 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 55 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
14 47 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
15 41 (0.38%) WebLogic
16 38 (0.35%) WebSphere
17 35 (0.32%) Drupal
18 33 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
19 29 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 26 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 762 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 694 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 635 (5.85%) Microsoft Project
4 418 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 293 (2.70%) MS Visio
6 48 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 43 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 23 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 22 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 12 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (0.11%) Open Workbench
12 11 (0.10%) Chatbot
13 9 (0.083%) InVision
14 8 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (0.055%) CATIA
16 5 (0.046%) Maple
17 3 (0.028%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.028%) UXPin
18 2 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 182 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 113 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
3 97 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 96 (0.88%) Magento
5 78 (0.72%) NetSuite
6 68 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
7 64 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
8 47 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
9 43 (0.40%) SAP ERP
10 40 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
11 34 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
12 31 (0.29%) SAP CO
12 31 (0.29%) SAP FI
12 31 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
13 27 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 26 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
14 26 (0.24%) SAP SD
14 26 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
15 25 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
15 25 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 993 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 700 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 593 (5.46%) Office 365
4 423 (3.89%) SaaS
5 212 (1.95%) PaaS
6 178 (1.64%) IaaS
7 138 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 103 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
9 90 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
10 83 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
11 82 (0.75%) GitHub
12 63 (0.58%) Serverless
13 56 (0.52%) Amazon S3
14 52 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
15 43 (0.40%) Google Analytics
16 41 (0.38%) Trello
17 38 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
18 35 (0.32%) Slack
19 32 (0.29%) OneDrive
20 29 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 391 (3.60%) Firewall
2 313 (2.88%) WAN
3 291 (2.68%) LAN
4 271 (2.50%) Internet
5 203 (1.87%) DNS
6 176 (1.62%) VPN
7 150 (1.38%) Wireless
8 137 (1.26%) VoIP
9 134 (1.23%) SAN
10 133 (1.22%) Network Security
11 132 (1.22%) TCP/IP
12 126 (1.16%) DHCP
13 120 (1.10%) Unified Communications
14 111 (1.02%) Skype
15 95 (0.87%) MPLS
16 87 (0.80%) BGP
17 82 (0.75%) Intranet
18 75 (0.69%) VLAN
19 74 (0.68%) OSPF
20 73 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 694 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 334 (3.08%) Big Data
3 285 (2.62%) MySQL
4 271 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 192 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 164 (1.51%) Power BI
7 153 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 132 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 115 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 110 (1.01%) NoSQL
11 103 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 100 (0.92%) MongoDB
13 95 (0.87%) QlikView
14 76 (0.70%) RDBMS
15 70 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
16 68 (0.63%) Data Lake
17 66 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 62 (0.57%) Oracle Database
19 58 (0.53%) SAP HANA
20 55 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 667 (6.14%) JIRA
2 289 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 141 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 132 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 126 (1.16%) Selenium
6 107 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 89 (0.82%) Subversion
8 59 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 56 (0.52%) Hudson
10 55 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 48 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 48 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 37 (0.34%) Bitbucket
13 33 (0.30%) JMeter
13 33 (0.30%) Maven
14 32 (0.29%) Eclipse
15 31 (0.29%) Axure RP
15 31 (0.29%) git-flow
16 30 (0.28%) SoapUI
17 29 (0.27%) Mercurial
General
1 3,459 (31.85%) Finance
2 784 (7.22%) Marketing
3 768 (7.07%) Retail
4 563 (5.18%) Banking
5 512 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 321 (2.96%) Legal
7 267 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 231 (2.13%) Advertising
9 166 (1.53%) Law
10 145 (1.34%) Billing
11 143 (1.32%) Front Office
12 132 (1.22%) Back Office
13 116 (1.07%) Electronics
14 109 (1.00%) Games
15 104 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
16 101 (0.93%) Automotive
17 98 (0.90%) Investment Banking
18 84 (0.77%) French Language
19 81 (0.75%) Publishing
20 66 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3,238 (29.81%) Project Manager
2 1,427 (13.14%) Analyst
3 813 (7.49%) IT Manager
4 765 (7.04%) Developer
5 764 (7.03%) Business Analyst
6 660 (6.08%) Architect
7 630 (5.80%) Consultant
8 598 (5.51%) Senior Manager
9 512 (4.71%) IT Project Manager
10 481 (4.43%) Senior Project Manager
11 311 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
12 309 (2.85%) Infrastructure Manager
13 294 (2.71%) Technical Manager
14 293 (2.70%) Programme Manager
15 289 (2.66%) Software Project Manager
16 283 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
17 231 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 230 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
19 216 (1.99%) Technical Project Manager
20 204 (1.88%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 655 (6.03%) .NET
2 582 (5.36%) HTML
3 457 (4.21%) CSS
4 384 (3.54%) Web Services
5 270 (2.49%) XML
6 225 (2.07%) JSON
7 200 (1.84%) AngularJS
8 191 (1.76%) ASP.NET
9 188 (1.73%) jQuery
10 165 (1.52%) REST
11 152 (1.40%) SOAP
12 131 (1.21%) Spring
13 127 (1.17%) HTML5
14 120 (1.10%) .NET Framework
14 120 (1.10%) React
15 114 (1.05%) Node.js
16 103 (0.95%) Middleware
17 81 (0.75%) Ajax
18 73 (0.67%) Kafka
18 73 (0.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1,395 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 745 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 585 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
4 542 (4.99%) Data Centre
5 462 (4.25%) User Experience
6 324 (2.98%) Fintech
7 301 (2.77%) PMI
8 168 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 147 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 140 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 139 (1.28%) Driving Licence
12 137 (1.26%) Public Cloud
13 125 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
14 122 (1.12%) Algorithms
15 121 (1.11%) FMCG
16 92 (0.85%) Internet of Things
17 81 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
18 79 (0.73%) Social Media
19 69 (0.64%) Data Structures
20 65 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 940 (8.65%) Windows
2 462 (4.25%) Linux
3 369 (3.40%) Windows Server
4 175 (1.61%) Unix
5 133 (1.22%) Windows 10
6 121 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 115 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 112 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (0.96%) Android
10 89 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 35 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (0.31%) CentOS
13 28 (0.26%) Solaris
13 28 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 25 (0.23%) Windows 8
15 21 (0.19%) AIX
16 20 (0.18%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.17%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.17%) Mac OS X
18 15 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,042 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2,482 (22.85%) PRINCE2
3 2,078 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,477 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
5 1,287 (11.85%) Scrum
6 1,232 (11.34%) ITIL
7 1,059 (9.75%) Business Analysis
8 1,050 (9.67%) Change Management
9 992 (9.13%) Waterfall
10 966 (8.89%) SDLC
11 812 (7.48%) Analytics
12 721 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 712 (6.56%) CRM
14 708 (6.52%) Risk Management
15 673 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
16 654 (6.02%) Presales
17 644 (5.93%) ERP
18 643 (5.92%) Mentoring
19 620 (5.71%) Migration
20 608 (5.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,298 (11.95%) SQL
2 730 (6.72%) Java
3 654 (6.02%) JavaScript
4 604 (5.56%) C#
5 452 (4.16%) Python
6 354 (3.26%) C
7 285 (2.62%) PHP
8 222 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 183 (1.68%) C++
10 88 (0.81%) Ruby
11 84 (0.77%) Bash Shell
12 81 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 79 (0.73%) PL/SQL
13 79 (0.73%) VBA
14 77 (0.71%) R
15 66 (0.61%) Perl
16 62 (0.57%) Shell Script
17 55 (0.51%) VB
18 42 (0.39%) Scala
19 41 (0.38%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1,924 (17.71%) Degree
2 640 (5.89%) PMI Certification
3 577 (5.31%) PMP
4 503 (4.63%) Security Cleared
5 317 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 301 (2.77%) SC Cleared
7 246 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 235 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 227 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 186 (1.71%) APMP
10 186 (1.71%) ISEB
11 178 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
12 158 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
13 156 (1.44%) CISSP
14 140 (1.29%) DV Cleared
15 139 (1.28%) MCSE
16 103 (0.95%) CISM
17 102 (0.94%) CISA
18 99 (0.91%) CCNP
19 96 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,065 (9.81%) PMO
2 723 (6.66%) QA
3 359 (3.31%) GDPR
4 259 (2.38%) SLA
5 180 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 177 (1.63%) Data Quality
7 73 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 67 (0.62%) COBIT
9 65 (0.60%) ISO 9001
10 46 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 38 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 28 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 27 (0.25%) P3O
14 21 (0.19%) MiFID
15 20 (0.18%) SEPA
16 17 (0.16%) GPG13
16 17 (0.16%) PMBOK
17 16 (0.15%) Solvency II
18 15 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
19 14 (0.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 575 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 344 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (1.54%) Docker
4 161 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 77 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 74 (0.68%) XenApp
7 51 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (0.44%) Firmware
8 48 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 30 (0.28%) vSphere
10 23 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (0.13%) XenServer
12 12 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.10%) Varnish
14 8 (0.074%) HDFS
14 8 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.064%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.055%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.055%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.046%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 186 (1.71%) SCCM
2 92 (0.85%) Puppet
3 85 (0.78%) Ansible
4 80 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 66 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (0.53%) SCOM
7 56 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 45 (0.41%) Terraform
9 31 (0.29%) WSUS
10 27 (0.25%) SCVMM
11 26 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
12 24 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
12 24 (0.22%) Packer
12 24 (0.22%) Salt
13 23 (0.21%) Consul
13 23 (0.21%) Icinga
13 23 (0.21%) Prometheus
14 22 (0.20%) vCenter Server
15 20 (0.18%) Nagios
16 18 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,905 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 658 (6.06%) SAP
3 619 (5.70%) Oracle
4 495 (4.56%) VMware
5 419 (3.86%) Cisco
6 253 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 218 (2.01%) Citrix
8 153 (1.41%) Google
9 136 (1.25%) Adobe
10 133 (1.22%) Tableau
11 129 (1.19%) HP
12 118 (1.09%) ServiceNow
13 117 (1.08%) CheckPoint
14 107 (0.99%) Juniper
15 106 (0.98%) IBM
16 78 (0.72%) hybris
17 75 (0.69%) NetApp
18 72 (0.66%) F5
19 66 (0.61%) Meraki
20 64 (0.59%) Palo Alto