Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Planning
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 367 387 349
Rank change year-on-year +20 -38 +21
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1,466 1,400 1,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.80% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.89% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,052 1,094 1,519
UK median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Project Planning 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 158,507 157,483 185,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128,664 129,785 153,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in the UK

Project Planning
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Planning.

Salary trend for Project Planning in the UK

Project Planning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Planning in the UK

Project Planning
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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 1,248 £50,300 -4.19% 171
UK excluding London +45 962 £50,000 +5.26% 135
London -73 382 £60,250 -7.31% 50
Midlands +74 302 £50,000 +17.65% 31
South East -3 253 £50,000 -4.76% 33
North of England +8 187 £44,000 -2.22% 28
East Midlands +78 166 £51,500 +8.42% 12
West Midlands +11 134 £50,000 +25.00% 19
North West +21 90 £57,500 +15.00% 16
Scotland +24 89 £55,000 +26.44% 8
South West +18 64 £49,250 +38.73% 13
East of England -34 60 £50,000 -16.67% 16
Yorkshire -41 55 £47,500 +5.56% 9
North East +10 42 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Wales +8 22 £50,000 - 4
Northern Ireland -14 3 £40,000 -11.11% 2

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 636 (43.38%) Project Management
2 603 (41.13%) Finance
3 486 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
4 407 (27.76%) PRINCE2
5 246 (16.78%) Microsoft
6 231 (15.76%) QA
7 229 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 204 (13.92%) Change Management
9 203 (13.85%) SAP
10 198 (13.51%) Retail
11 194 (13.23%) Degree
12 189 (12.89%) Microsoft Project
13 187 (12.76%) Integration Testing
14 175 (11.94%) SDLC
15 172 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
16 160 (10.91%) Software Engineering
17 158 (10.78%) Manufacturing
18 154 (10.50%) Programme Management
19 152 (10.37%) SQL
20 144 (9.82%) Waterfall
21 142 (9.69%) Continuous Improvement
21 142 (9.69%) PMO
22 136 (9.28%) JavaScript
22 136 (9.28%) Migration
23 134 (9.14%) Java
24 131 (8.94%) User Stories
25 127 (8.66%) Windows
26 121 (8.25%) Scrum
27 120 (8.19%) Workflow
28 113 (7.71%) Publishing

Project Planning
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 38 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (0.95%) Confluence
5 13 (0.89%) Apache
5 13 (0.89%) CMS
6 8 (0.55%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.41%) WordPress
9 5 (0.34%) nginx
9 5 (0.34%) SAS
9 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
10 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.20%) DNN
11 3 (0.20%) IIS
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 189 (12.89%) Microsoft Project
2 95 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 39 (2.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 5 (0.34%) PTC Creo
5 5 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.068%) CATIA
7 1 (0.068%) InDesign
7 1 (0.068%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.36%) SAP R/3
2 17 (1.16%) SAP EWM
2 17 (1.16%) SAP QM
3 13 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.41%) Primavera
7 5 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.34%) Finacle
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.34%) SAP SCM
7 5 (0.34%) Summit
8 4 (0.27%) Magento
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.27%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.27%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (3.00%) Office 365
4 35 (2.39%) SaaS
5 17 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.89%) PaaS
7 12 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.48%) GitHub
9 7 (0.48%) IaaS
10 4 (0.27%) G Suite
10 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.27%) npm
10 4 (0.27%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.27%) Sumo Logic
10 4 (0.27%) Trello
11 3 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.14%) Asana
12 2 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.68%) Firewall
2 30 (2.05%) VPN
3 25 (1.71%) DNS
4 20 (1.36%) Internet
5 16 (1.09%) Wireless
6 13 (0.89%) Intranet
6 13 (0.89%) LAN
6 13 (0.89%) VLAN
7 12 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.82%) WAN
8 10 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (0.68%) Extranet
9 9 (0.61%) Skype
9 9 (0.61%) SMS
10 8 (0.55%) Network Security
10 8 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (0.55%) SSL
10 8 (0.55%) Unified Communications
11 7 (0.48%) DHCP
12 6 (0.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.98%) MySQL
3 27 (1.84%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (0.95%) GIS
5 14 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.68%) Big Data
7 10 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.41%) SAP BW
9 6 (0.41%) SAP HANA
10 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.34%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 88 (6.00%) LSMW
2 87 (5.93%) eCATT
3 84 (5.73%) JIRA
4 48 (3.27%) Subversion
5 47 (3.21%) Selenium
6 42 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (2.52%) Git (software)
8 35 (2.39%) Cucumber
9 19 (1.30%) Grunt
10 18 (1.23%) gulp
11 14 (0.95%) Jenkins
12 11 (0.75%) webpack
13 9 (0.61%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.48%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.34%) JUnit
15 5 (0.34%) Maven
15 5 (0.34%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.34%) SpecFlow
16 4 (0.27%) Bitbucket
16 4 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 603 (41.13%) Finance
2 198 (13.51%) Retail
3 158 (10.78%) Manufacturing
4 113 (7.71%) Publishing
5 106 (7.23%) Banking
6 91 (6.21%) Billing
7 59 (4.02%) Marketing
8 54 (3.68%) Telecoms
9 44 (3.00%) Retail Banking
10 34 (2.32%) Legal
11 27 (1.84%) Advertising
12 25 (1.71%) Law
13 24 (1.64%) Investment Banking
14 23 (1.57%) Back Office
15 17 (1.16%) Electronics
16 10 (0.68%) French Language
17 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.55%) Front Office
17 8 (0.55%) German Language
18 7 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 574 (39.15%) Project Manager
2 176 (12.01%) Analyst
3 148 (10.10%) Consultant
4 124 (8.46%) Developer
5 115 (7.84%) IT Manager
6 99 (6.75%) Senior Manager
7 98 (6.68%) Senior Project Manager
8 92 (6.28%) SAP Consultant
9 90 (6.14%) IT Project Manager
10 80 (5.46%) Software Engineer
11 66 (4.50%) Business Analyst
12 65 (4.43%) SAP Manager
13 63 (4.30%) SAP Project Manager
14 49 (3.34%) Logistics Consultant
15 47 (3.21%) Lead Developer
16 45 (3.07%) SAP Logistics Consultant
17 44 (3.00%) Junior
17 44 (3.00%) Test Analyst
18 42 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
19 41 (2.80%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (6.07%) EDI
1 89 (6.07%) HTML
2 88 (6.00%) IDoc
3 69 (4.71%) RESTful
4 62 (4.23%) CSS
5 50 (3.41%) .NET
6 43 (2.93%) jQuery
7 35 (2.39%) XML
8 27 (1.84%) Web Services
9 21 (1.43%) HTML5
10 20 (1.36%) JDBC
11 19 (1.30%) CSS3
12 18 (1.23%) AngularJS
13 16 (1.09%) Spring
14 12 (0.82%) J2EE
14 12 (0.82%) JMS
15 11 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (0.75%) Hibernate
15 11 (0.75%) Polymer
15 11 (0.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 172 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (6.00%) LIMS
3 83 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 70 (4.77%) Computer Science
5 63 (4.30%) Data Centre
6 50 (3.41%) PMI
7 23 (1.57%) User Experience
8 21 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 15 (1.02%) Digital Media
10 12 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (0.75%) Fintech
11 11 (0.75%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.68%) Derivative
12 10 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.61%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.61%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.55%) Device Driver
14 8 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.55%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.48%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 127 (8.66%) Windows
2 106 (7.23%) Linux
3 31 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (1.50%) Unix
6 20 (1.36%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.82%) CentOS
9 11 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.68%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.55%) Android
12 8 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.20%) Debian
13 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.068%) AIX
14 1 (0.068%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (43.38%) Project Management
2 486 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
3 407 (27.76%) PRINCE2
4 229 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 204 (13.92%) Change Management
6 187 (12.76%) Integration Testing
7 175 (11.94%) SDLC
8 160 (10.91%) Software Engineering
9 154 (10.50%) Programme Management
10 144 (9.82%) Waterfall
11 142 (9.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 136 (9.28%) Migration
13 131 (8.94%) User Stories
14 121 (8.25%) Scrum
15 120 (8.19%) Workflow
16 111 (7.57%) ITIL
17 110 (7.50%) Logistics
18 107 (7.30%) Data Migration
19 106 (7.23%) Risk Management
19 106 (7.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (10.37%) SQL
2 136 (9.28%) JavaScript
3 134 (9.14%) Java
4 88 (6.00%) ABAP
5 65 (4.43%) C#
6 54 (3.68%) PHP
7 53 (3.62%) C
7 53 (3.62%) C++
8 38 (2.59%) Python
9 32 (2.18%) Ruby
10 23 (1.57%) ES6
11 15 (1.02%) Perl
12 11 (0.75%) TypeScript
13 10 (0.68%) Embedded C
13 10 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.68%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.55%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.55%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.48%) Scala
15 7 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 194 (13.23%) Degree
2 99 (6.75%) PMP
3 81 (5.53%) PMI Certification
4 65 (4.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 58 (3.96%) APMP
6 47 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 45 (3.07%) ISEB
8 32 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 30 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
10 29 (1.98%) Security Cleared
11 27 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
12 26 (1.77%) Sun Certification
13 18 (1.23%) SC Cleared
14 16 (1.09%) CISSP
15 11 (0.75%) CISM
16 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (0.61%) CAPM
18 8 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
18 8 (0.55%) OSCP
19 7 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (15.76%) QA
2 142 (9.69%) PMO
3 32 (2.18%) SLA
4 25 (1.71%) GDPR
5 15 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.68%) MiFID
7 7 (0.48%) AIFMD
7 7 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (0.48%) SEPA
7 7 (0.48%) UCITS
8 6 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.41%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.34%) P3O
9 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.27%) PSD2
10 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.14%) COBIT
13 1 (0.068%) EMIR
13 1 (0.068%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 36 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.02%) XenApp
5 9 (0.61%) Docker
6 8 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.48%) vSphere
8 6 (0.41%) Squid
9 4 (0.27%) Firmware
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (0.95%) SCCM
2 10 (0.68%) SCOM
3 6 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.27%) Kibana
5 4 (0.27%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.27%) Nessus
5 4 (0.27%) Nmap
5 4 (0.27%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.27%) Puppet
6 2 (0.14%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.068%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.068%) Mesos
7 1 (0.068%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.068%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.068%) Terraform
7 1 (0.068%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 246 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 203 (13.85%) SAP
3 76 (5.18%) Oracle
4 42 (2.86%) VMware
5 39 (2.66%) Citrix
6 31 (2.11%) Cisco
7 29 (1.98%) Google
8 18 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.09%) Veeam
10 15 (1.02%) HP
11 14 (0.95%) comScore
12 12 (0.82%) Dell
13 11 (0.75%) Capita
13 11 (0.75%) Splunk
14 9 (0.61%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.61%) Zend
15 8 (0.55%) iManage
16 7 (0.48%) IBM
17 6 (0.41%) Intapp
17 6 (0.41%) Tableau