Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 9,521 12,733 13,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.72% 7.59% 7.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 8.27% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,126 9,551 9,439
UK median annual salary £54,365 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 130,407 153,946 162,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.10% 91.77% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 102,344 122,604 128,581
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 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 0 8,898 £55,000 - 1,332
UK excluding London -2 5,400 £50,000 - 1,062
London -3 3,758 £60,000 -2.44% 369
South East +1 1,998 £52,000 -0.95% 262
North of England -6 1,119 £47,500 - 221
Midlands -7 844 £50,000 +5.26% 208
North West -1 667 £47,500 - 112
South West -2 654 £45,000 -5.26% 164
West Midlands -8 568 £50,000 +11.11% 142
East of England +2 459 £50,000 -4.76% 107
Yorkshire -28 373 £47,500 - 87
East Midlands +2 276 £47,500 -5.00% 65
Scotland -47 163 £50,000 - 68
Wales -2 135 £42,750 -0.58% 22
North East +32 79 £47,500 +18.75% 22
Northern Ireland +3 26 £36,000 +20.00% 9
Isle of Man +4 11 £55,000 -
Channel Islands +7 2 £50,000 -41.18% 3

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3,625 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 2,934 (30.82%) Finance
3 2,060 (21.64%) PRINCE2
4 1,863 (19.57%) Degree
5 1,742 (18.30%) Project Delivery
6 1,655 (17.38%) Microsoft
7 1,498 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,305 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
9 1,206 (12.67%) ITIL
10 1,113 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
11 1,092 (11.47%) SQL
12 998 (10.48%) Change Management
13 971 (10.20%) Scrum
14 939 (9.86%) Azure
15 859 (9.02%) Business Analysis
16 806 (8.47%) Windows
17 776 (8.15%) Waterfall
18 764 (8.02%) PMO
19 757 (7.95%) Management Information System
20 693 (7.28%) Analytics
21 667 (7.01%) SDLC
22 649 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
23 647 (6.80%) Migration
24 632 (6.64%) AWS
25 630 (6.62%) Mentoring
26 627 (6.59%) Marketing
27 614 (6.45%) Retail
28 603 (6.33%) Office 365
29 602 (6.32%) SAP
30 594 (6.24%) 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
1 317 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 172 (1.81%) Confluence
3 167 (1.75%) CMS
4 131 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 81 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 76 (0.80%) Apache Solr
7 75 (0.79%) IIS
8 58 (0.61%) WordPress
9 55 (0.58%) Apache
10 48 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 44 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 40 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
13 38 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 38 (0.40%) Smallworld
14 37 (0.39%) WebSphere
15 33 (0.35%) SAS
16 27 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
17 25 (0.26%) Tomcat
18 22 (0.23%) MS Project Server
19 21 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 594 (6.24%) Microsoft Office
2 591 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 504 (5.29%) Microsoft Project
4 366 (3.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 217 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 47 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 38 (0.40%) Sketch
8 33 (0.35%) InVision
9 31 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (0.15%) Photoshop
12 12 (0.13%) Open Workbench
13 10 (0.11%) InDesign
14 9 (0.095%) SPSS
15 8 (0.084%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 8 (0.084%) Simulink
16 6 (0.063%) AutoCAD
16 6 (0.063%) Chatbot
17 5 (0.053%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 153 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 105 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
3 72 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 72 (0.76%) Magento
4 65 (0.68%) NetSuite
5 44 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
6 43 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 42 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
8 39 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
9 38 (0.40%) SAP ERP
10 32 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
11 28 (0.29%) SAP CO
11 28 (0.29%) SAP FI
11 28 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
12 23 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
12 23 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
12 23 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 22 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
13 22 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 20 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 939 (9.86%) Azure
2 632 (6.64%) AWS
3 603 (6.33%) Office 365
4 320 (3.36%) SaaS
5 174 (1.83%) Power Platform
6 137 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 119 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
8 110 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 93 (0.98%) PaaS
10 92 (0.97%) IaaS
11 81 (0.85%) GCP
12 62 (0.65%) Serverless
13 52 (0.55%) Trello
14 46 (0.48%) GitHub
15 45 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
16 42 (0.44%) Google Analytics
17 41 (0.43%) OneDrive
17 41 (0.43%) PowerApps
18 35 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 29 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 323 (3.39%) Firewall
2 314 (3.30%) WAN
3 266 (2.79%) Internet
4 250 (2.63%) LAN
5 211 (2.22%) DNS
6 169 (1.78%) DHCP
7 148 (1.55%) Wireless
8 117 (1.23%) VPN
9 110 (1.16%) Network Security
10 108 (1.13%) VoIP
11 100 (1.05%) SAN
12 99 (1.04%) Skype
13 90 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
13 90 (0.95%) TCP/IP
13 90 (0.95%) Unified Communications
14 80 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
15 78 (0.82%) HTTP
16 76 (0.80%) MPLS
17 59 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
18 58 (0.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 573 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 251 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
3 238 (2.50%) Big Data
4 216 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 184 (1.93%) MySQL
6 156 (1.64%) Power BI
7 136 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 123 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 102 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 80 (0.84%) SAP HANA
11 77 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 76 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
13 72 (0.76%) GIS
14 71 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
14 71 (0.75%) QlikView
15 55 (0.58%) MongoDB
16 54 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 52 (0.55%) Hadoop
18 50 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
18 50 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 586 (6.15%) JIRA
2 242 (2.54%) Git (software)
3 158 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 99 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 95 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 86 (0.90%) Subversion
7 72 (0.76%) Selenium
8 53 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 42 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 35 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 35 (0.37%) TeamCity
11 34 (0.36%) MSI
12 26 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
13 22 (0.23%) NetBeans
14 20 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
15 19 (0.20%) Axure RP
16 18 (0.19%) Bitbucket
16 18 (0.19%) Cucumber
16 18 (0.19%) Maven
16 18 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2,934 (30.82%) Finance
2 627 (6.59%) Marketing
3 614 (6.45%) Retail
4 520 (5.46%) Public Sector
5 396 (4.16%) Banking
6 393 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 333 (3.50%) Manufacturing
8 269 (2.83%) Legal
9 183 (1.92%) Law
10 132 (1.39%) Local Government
11 122 (1.28%) Advertising
12 113 (1.19%) Billing
13 106 (1.11%) Front Office
14 99 (1.04%) Back Office
15 93 (0.98%) Automotive
16 90 (0.95%) Electronics
17 69 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
18 67 (0.70%) Games
19 54 (0.57%) Police
20 46 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,710 (28.46%) Project Manager
2 1,027 (10.79%) Analyst
3 737 (7.74%) IT Manager
4 687 (7.22%) Consultant
5 666 (7.00%) Developer
6 628 (6.60%) Senior Manager
7 545 (5.72%) Architect
8 517 (5.43%) Business Analyst
9 483 (5.07%) IT Project Manager
10 448 (4.71%) Senior Project Manager
11 317 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
12 246 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
13 219 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
14 209 (2.20%) Technical Manager
15 203 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 179 (1.88%) Agile Project Manager
17 175 (1.84%) Service Manager
18 174 (1.83%) Business Manager
19 163 (1.71%) Junior
19 163 (1.71%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (5.66%) .NET
2 400 (4.20%) HTML
3 261 (2.74%) CSS
4 249 (2.62%) XML
5 206 (2.16%) Web Services
6 193 (2.03%) ASP.NET
7 148 (1.55%) jQuery
8 140 (1.47%) REST
9 138 (1.45%) JSON
10 121 (1.27%) AngularJS
11 105 (1.10%) Node.js
12 91 (0.96%) Middleware
13 90 (0.95%) React
14 87 (0.91%) SOAP
15 81 (0.85%) Ajax
16 80 (0.84%) .NET Framework
17 78 (0.82%) HTML5
17 78 (0.82%) Spring
18 66 (0.69%) Vue.js
19 59 (0.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,113 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 757 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 490 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 470 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
5 408 (4.29%) User Experience
6 228 (2.39%) PMI
7 226 (2.37%) Virtual Team
8 151 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 137 (1.44%) Public Cloud
10 113 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 101 (1.06%) Social Media
12 95 (1.00%) Algorithms
13 92 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 87 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
15 85 (0.89%) Internet of Things
16 82 (0.86%) NHS
17 81 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
18 65 (0.68%) EPoS
19 64 (0.67%) FMCG
20 59 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 806 (8.47%) Windows
2 452 (4.75%) Linux
3 325 (3.41%) Windows Server
4 190 (2.00%) Unix
5 178 (1.87%) Windows 10
6 141 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 98 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 67 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 59 (0.62%) Android
11 28 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (0.23%) CentOS
12 22 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 18 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (0.17%) AIX
15 13 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
17 11 (0.12%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.11%) Solaris
19 9 (0.095%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,625 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 2,060 (21.64%) PRINCE2
3 1,742 (18.30%) Project Delivery
4 1,498 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,305 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
6 1,206 (12.67%) ITIL
7 998 (10.48%) Change Management
8 971 (10.20%) Scrum
9 859 (9.02%) Business Analysis
10 776 (8.15%) Waterfall
11 693 (7.28%) Analytics
12 667 (7.01%) SDLC
13 649 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 647 (6.80%) Migration
15 630 (6.62%) Mentoring
16 588 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
17 582 (6.11%) Service Delivery
18 561 (5.89%) Risk Management
19 535 (5.62%) Decision-Making
20 534 (5.61%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1,092 (11.47%) SQL
2 495 (5.20%) JavaScript
3 465 (4.88%) C#
4 456 (4.79%) Java
5 383 (4.02%) C
6 327 (3.43%) Python
7 256 (2.69%) PowerShell
8 210 (2.21%) PHP
9 129 (1.35%) C++
10 94 (0.99%) VBA
11 92 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 70 (0.74%) TypeScript
13 68 (0.71%) R
14 56 (0.59%) Ruby
15 55 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 46 (0.48%) VB
17 45 (0.47%) VB.NET
18 37 (0.39%) PL/SQL
19 33 (0.35%) ABAP
19 33 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,863 (19.57%) Degree
2 584 (6.13%) PMI Certification
3 564 (5.92%) PMP
4 474 (4.98%) Security Cleared
5 294 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 246 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 235 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 230 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 219 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 213 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
11 151 (1.59%) APMP
12 147 (1.54%) CCNA
13 121 (1.27%) CCNP
14 106 (1.11%) DV Cleared
15 104 (1.09%) CISSP
16 103 (1.08%) MCSE
17 99 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
18 91 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
19 87 (0.91%) MCSA
20 78 (0.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 764 (8.02%) PMO
2 569 (5.98%) QA
3 233 (2.45%) SLA
4 200 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 185 (1.94%) GDPR
6 152 (1.60%) Data Quality
7 62 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 60 (0.63%) COBIT
9 51 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 46 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 45 (0.47%) ISO 9001
12 43 (0.45%) NIST
13 31 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
14 21 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 19 (0.20%) PMBOK
16 18 (0.19%) P3O
17 15 (0.16%) Solvency II
18 13 (0.14%) MiFID
18 13 (0.14%) NCSC
19 12 (0.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 530 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 358 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 151 (1.59%) Docker
5 80 (0.84%) XenApp
6 71 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
7 59 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 49 (0.51%) vSphere
9 44 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 44 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
10 43 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
11 35 (0.37%) Firmware
12 31 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 20 (0.21%) VMware NSX
15 14 (0.15%) NFS
16 10 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 10 (0.11%) vCloud
17 8 (0.084%) GridGain
18 7 (0.074%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 173 (1.82%) SCCM
2 71 (0.75%) Puppet
3 61 (0.64%) SCOM
4 60 (0.63%) Kubernetes
5 57 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 54 (0.57%) Terraform
7 50 (0.53%) Ansible
8 46 (0.48%) Nagios
9 41 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (0.30%) IBM BigFix
11 28 (0.29%) vRealize
12 27 (0.28%) FortiGate
13 26 (0.27%) WSUS
14 24 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
15 20 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (0.20%) NetBackup
17 18 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
18 17 (0.18%) Backup Exec
19 15 (0.16%) Consul
20 14 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1,655 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 602 (6.32%) SAP
3 545 (5.72%) Oracle
4 480 (5.04%) VMware
5 394 (4.14%) Cisco
6 279 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
7 242 (2.54%) Citrix
8 157 (1.65%) Adobe
9 144 (1.51%) Google
10 121 (1.27%) IBM
11 101 (1.06%) Tableau
12 86 (0.90%) HP
13 75 (0.79%) hybris
14 63 (0.66%) F5
14 63 (0.66%) Veeam
15 62 (0.65%) Capita
15 62 (0.65%) Meraki
16 61 (0.64%) NetApp
17 59 (0.62%) ServiceNow
18 58 (0.61%) Palo Alto