Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 25 29
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 5,544 10,299 12,571
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.33% 7.22% 7.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 7.83% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4,477 7,885 10,021
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £84,000 £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 80,797 131,548 158,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.26% 92.24% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64,063 102,988 127,646
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 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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 5,101 £55,000 - 272
UK excluding London -2 2,953 £50,000 - 225
London -8 2,363 £65,000 +4.00% 72
South East -4 1,052 £55,000 +4.76% 42
North of England -7 584 £47,500 - 49
Midlands -9 424 £47,500 - 37
South West +1 370 £50,000 +11.11% 37
Work from Home -14 336 £57,500 +5.65% 24
West Midlands -6 325 £50,000 +5.26% 25
North West -16 310 £50,000 - 27
East of England +4 283 £52,245 +2.44% 34
Yorkshire +13 234 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Scotland +19 137 £45,000 -10.00% 14
East Midlands -26 95 £47,500 +1.06% 12
Wales -9 87 £45,000 +1.72% 9
North East -11 40 £43,000 -9.47% 6
Northern Ireland +4 18 £42,500 +18.06% 3
Channel Islands -2 4 - -

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 2,102 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1,626 (29.33%) Finance
3 1,090 (19.66%) Project Delivery
4 1,069 (19.28%) Microsoft
5 1,040 (18.76%) PRINCE2
6 1,032 (18.61%) Degree
7 969 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 767 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
9 738 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
10 717 (12.93%) SQL
11 644 (11.62%) Azure
12 626 (11.29%) Scrum
13 564 (10.17%) ITIL
14 521 (9.40%) Windows
15 514 (9.27%) Analytics
16 499 (9.00%) Business Analysis
17 474 (8.55%) Change Management
18 442 (7.97%) SDLC
19 431 (7.77%) Waterfall
20 414 (7.47%) Management Information System
21 408 (7.36%) JIRA
22 404 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
23 397 (7.16%) Retail
24 390 (7.03%) AWS
25 386 (6.96%) Office 365
26 378 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
26 378 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
27 373 (6.73%) SQL Server
28 368 (6.64%) DevOps
29 360 (6.49%) 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
1 210 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 178 (3.21%) Confluence
3 120 (2.16%) CMS
4 75 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 58 (1.05%) IIS
6 46 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 43 (0.78%) SAS
8 33 (0.60%) Apache
8 33 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 32 (0.58%) Skype for Business
10 30 (0.54%) WordPress
11 25 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
12 22 (0.40%) Umbraco
13 18 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (0.29%) Drupal
15 14 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
15 14 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.25%) Luigi
16 12 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 378 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 378 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 280 (5.05%) Microsoft Project
3 245 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 155 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 30 (0.54%) InVision
7 28 (0.51%) Adobe XD
8 22 (0.40%) Zeplin
9 19 (0.34%) Photoshop
10 15 (0.27%) Sketch
11 9 (0.16%) AutoCAD
12 7 (0.13%) Open Workbench
13 6 (0.11%) Chatbot
13 6 (0.11%) Simulink
14 5 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
14 5 (0.090%) Adobe Premiere
14 5 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.072%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 93 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 44 (0.79%) NetSuite
4 33 (0.60%) Magento
4 33 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
5 31 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 23 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 21 (0.38%) SAP ERP
8 18 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
9 17 (0.31%) Primavera
10 13 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
10 13 (0.23%) SAP MM
10 13 (0.23%) Workday HCM
11 11 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 10 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
12 10 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
12 10 (0.18%) SAP GTS
12 10 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
13 9 (0.16%) SAP FI
13 9 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 644 (11.62%) Azure
2 390 (7.03%) AWS
3 386 (6.96%) Office 365
4 208 (3.75%) SaaS
5 136 (2.45%) Power Platform
6 108 (1.95%) GCP
7 80 (1.44%) Serverless
8 78 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
9 71 (1.28%) PaaS
10 70 (1.26%) GitHub
11 69 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
12 66 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 66 (1.19%) IaaS
13 43 (0.78%) Amazon S3
14 40 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
15 25 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
16 24 (0.43%) npm
17 23 (0.41%) Trello
17 23 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 22 (0.40%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 189 (3.41%) Firewall
2 165 (2.98%) WAN
3 127 (2.29%) LAN
4 108 (1.95%) DNS
5 103 (1.86%) Internet
6 90 (1.62%) DHCP
7 81 (1.46%) TCP/IP
8 79 (1.42%) VoIP
9 75 (1.35%) Wireless
10 71 (1.28%) Network Security
11 70 (1.26%) SAN
11 70 (1.26%) VPN
12 65 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
13 60 (1.08%) Intranet
13 60 (1.08%) Skype
14 49 (0.88%) MPLS
15 34 (0.61%) NetScaler
16 28 (0.51%) FTP
17 26 (0.47%) VLAN
18 22 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 144 (2.60%) Big Data
3 136 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 129 (2.33%) Power BI
5 126 (2.27%) MySQL
6 119 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 95 (1.71%) Data Lake
8 86 (1.55%) NoSQL
9 59 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 55 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 49 (0.88%) QlikView
11 49 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 44 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
13 39 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
14 36 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
15 33 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 31 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
17 27 (0.49%) SAP HANA
18 25 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 25 (0.45%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 408 (7.36%) JIRA
2 140 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 134 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 54 (0.97%) Selenium
5 45 (0.81%) TeamCity
6 42 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 42 (0.76%) Subversion
7 41 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (0.67%) Eclipse
9 34 (0.61%) Visual Studio
10 33 (0.60%) Vagrant
11 31 (0.56%) Bitbucket
12 30 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
13 27 (0.49%) Axure RP
14 24 (0.43%) Balsamiq
15 22 (0.40%) Jasmine
16 21 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
17 18 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
18 17 (0.31%) Maven
19 16 (0.29%) GCC
General
1 1,626 (29.33%) Finance
2 397 (7.16%) Retail
3 300 (5.41%) Marketing
4 245 (4.42%) Public Sector
5 191 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 184 (3.32%) Banking
7 176 (3.17%) Legal
8 161 (2.90%) Manufacturing
9 146 (2.63%) Law
10 94 (1.70%) Local Government
11 82 (1.48%) Advertising
12 80 (1.44%) Back Office
13 71 (1.28%) Front Office
14 59 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
15 58 (1.05%) Games
16 52 (0.94%) Billing
17 38 (0.69%) Police
18 29 (0.52%) Automotive
18 29 (0.52%) Investment Banking
19 26 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,498 (27.02%) Project Manager
2 786 (14.18%) Analyst
3 380 (6.85%) IT Manager
4 370 (6.67%) Developer
5 361 (6.51%) Consultant
6 353 (6.37%) Business Analyst
7 311 (5.61%) Senior Manager
8 215 (3.88%) Senior Project Manager
9 204 (3.68%) IT Project Manager
10 201 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
11 200 (3.61%) Architect
12 140 (2.53%) Technical Manager
13 125 (2.25%) Infrastructure Manager
14 121 (2.18%) Junior
15 110 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
16 104 (1.88%) Digital Project Manager
16 104 (1.88%) Software Project Manager
17 100 (1.80%) Technical Project Manager
18 99 (1.79%) Data Analyst
19 96 (1.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (5.74%) .NET
2 262 (4.73%) HTML
3 227 (4.09%) CSS
4 143 (2.58%) AngularJS
5 115 (2.07%) Node.js
6 103 (1.86%) Web Services
7 89 (1.61%) REST
8 88 (1.59%) jQuery
9 87 (1.57%) HTML5
10 77 (1.39%) CSS3
11 73 (1.32%) Vue.js
12 65 (1.17%) .NET Framework
12 65 (1.17%) ASP.NET
12 65 (1.17%) JSON
12 65 (1.17%) XML
13 60 (1.08%) React
13 60 (1.08%) RESTful
14 59 (1.06%) Middleware
15 53 (0.96%) Angular 2
15 53 (0.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 738 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 414 (7.47%) Management Information System
3 262 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
4 214 (3.86%) Data Centre
5 205 (3.70%) User Experience
6 127 (2.29%) Virtual Team
7 118 (2.13%) PMI
8 93 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 91 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 59 (1.06%) Driving Licence
11 54 (0.97%) Public Cloud
12 51 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 45 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
14 38 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 36 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
16 35 (0.63%) FMCG
16 35 (0.63%) Reinsurance
17 34 (0.61%) Algorithms
18 33 (0.60%) Fixed Income
18 33 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 521 (9.40%) Windows
2 255 (4.60%) Linux
3 248 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 107 (1.93%) Windows 10
5 101 (1.82%) Windows Server 2016
6 88 (1.59%) Unix
7 77 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
9 37 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 37 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 35 (0.63%) Android
12 34 (0.61%) Windows 8
13 33 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (0.31%) AIX
16 13 (0.23%) Solaris
17 11 (0.20%) VMS
18 6 (0.11%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,102 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1,090 (19.66%) Project Delivery
3 1,040 (18.76%) PRINCE2
4 969 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 767 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
6 626 (11.29%) Scrum
7 564 (10.17%) ITIL
8 514 (9.27%) Analytics
9 499 (9.00%) Business Analysis
10 474 (8.55%) Change Management
11 442 (7.97%) SDLC
12 431 (7.77%) Waterfall
13 404 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
14 368 (6.64%) DevOps
15 357 (6.44%) Mentoring
16 342 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 326 (5.88%) Coaching
18 322 (5.81%) Migration
19 298 (5.38%) Requirements Gathering
20 294 (5.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 717 (12.93%) SQL
2 356 (6.42%) JavaScript
3 287 (5.18%) C#
4 273 (4.92%) Java
5 256 (4.62%) Python
6 206 (3.72%) C
7 139 (2.51%) PHP
8 134 (2.42%) PowerShell
9 106 (1.91%) C++
10 71 (1.28%) TypeScript
11 66 (1.19%) Ruby
12 52 (0.94%) Perl
13 45 (0.81%) R
14 39 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 38 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 37 (0.67%) PL/SQL
17 34 (0.61%) Bash Shell
18 33 (0.60%) VBA
19 32 (0.58%) Scala
20 29 (0.52%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,032 (18.61%) Degree
2 259 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 257 (4.64%) PMI Certification
4 253 (4.56%) PMP
5 140 (2.53%) SC Cleared
6 137 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 118 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 114 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 108 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 83 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
11 75 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 72 (1.30%) APMP
13 59 (1.06%) CISSP
14 50 (0.90%) MCSE
15 49 (0.88%) CCNA
16 47 (0.85%) MCSA
17 45 (0.81%) DV Cleared
17 45 (0.81%) ISEB
18 41 (0.74%) Master's Degree
19 34 (0.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (6.10%) PMO
2 295 (5.32%) QA
3 141 (2.54%) SLA
4 112 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 110 (1.98%) GDPR
6 75 (1.35%) Data Quality
7 35 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 29 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 26 (0.47%) COBIT
10 23 (0.41%) NIST
11 21 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 13 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 11 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 10 (0.18%) P3O
15 9 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
15 9 (0.16%) Solvency II
15 9 (0.16%) WCAG
16 8 (0.14%) GxP
17 7 (0.13%) Basel III
18 6 (0.11%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 258 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 164 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 99 (1.79%) Docker
5 47 (0.85%) vSphere
6 45 (0.81%) XenApp
7 44 (0.79%) XenDesktop
8 38 (0.69%) Firmware
9 30 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 16 (0.29%) VirtualBox
10 16 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
11 15 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.13%) iptables
14 6 (0.11%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.072%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.072%) HDFS
15 4 (0.072%) Kamailio
16 3 (0.054%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 89 (1.61%) Ansible
2 74 (1.33%) SCCM
3 65 (1.17%) Kubernetes
3 65 (1.17%) Puppet
4 60 (1.08%) Terraform
5 40 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 29 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
8 21 (0.38%) Backup Exec
9 18 (0.32%) Salt
10 15 (0.27%) XenMobile
11 13 (0.23%) Icinga
11 13 (0.23%) Nagios
12 12 (0.22%) Consul
12 12 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (0.22%) Packer
12 12 (0.22%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.18%) FortiGate
14 9 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
14 9 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,069 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 360 (6.49%) Oracle
3 263 (4.74%) SAP
4 240 (4.33%) VMware
5 198 (3.57%) Cisco
6 161 (2.90%) Tableau
7 127 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
8 101 (1.82%) Blue Prism
8 101 (1.82%) Google
9 96 (1.73%) UiPath
10 95 (1.71%) Cadence
10 95 (1.71%) Citrix
11 93 (1.68%) Teradata
12 92 (1.66%) HP
13 89 (1.61%) Alteryx
14 88 (1.59%) Automation Anywhere
15 81 (1.46%) Adobe
16 78 (1.41%) IBM
17 73 (1.32%) Capita
18 62 (1.12%) ServiceNow