Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Planning
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 376 327
Rank change year-on-year -39 -49 +9
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1288 1559 2195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.81% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.91% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1252 1770
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,050 £32,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%

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 157359 171111 192913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.17% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123907 142468 158541
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 -49 1156 £51,486 -1.93% 116
UK excluding London -16 736 £47,500 +5.56% 77
London -95 454 £64,800 +8.00% 48
South East +12 224 £52,500 +10.53% 23
Midlands +59 223 £45,000 -3.74% 14
North of England -18 154 £43,500 -3.33% 24
West Midlands +37 138 £40,000 -15.79% 7
East Midlands +67 85 £49,500 +16.47% 7
North West -28 81 £44,000 -7.37% 8
Yorkshire +12 59 £43,500 -3.33% 11
Scotland +17 50 £54,500 +31.33% 9
South West +7 45 £47,500 +16.56% 2
East of England -30 43 £51,000 -3.77% 4
North East +22 14 £35,000 -26.32% 5
Wales -8 7 £37,500 +6.38% 1
Northern Ireland -28 5 £35,000 -26.32%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 580 (45.03%) Finance
2 548 (42.55%) Project Management
3 428 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
4 286 (22.20%) PRINCE2
5 263 (20.42%) Microsoft
6 218 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 213 (16.54%) Degree
8 193 (14.98%) SDLC
9 182 (14.13%) Retail
10 175 (13.59%) SAP
11 163 (12.66%) Change Management
12 154 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
13 151 (11.72%) ITIL
14 147 (11.41%) Banking
15 146 (11.34%) SQL
16 138 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
17 136 (10.56%) Microsoft Project
18 134 (10.40%) QA
19 131 (10.17%) Manufacturing
20 119 (9.24%) Risk Management
21 115 (8.93%) Scrum
22 108 (8.39%) Microsoft Office
22 108 (8.39%) Windows
22 108 (8.39%) Programme Management
22 108 (8.39%) Waterfall
23 102 (7.92%) Mentoring
24 101 (7.84%) Matrix Organization
24 101 (7.84%) JavaScript
25 99 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
26 98 (7.61%) Software Engineering

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 41 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.55%) NetWeaver
3 13 (1.01%) CMS
3 13 (1.01%) SAS
4 9 (0.70%) Confluence
4 9 (0.70%) IIS
5 8 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.54%) WordPress
7 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
8 5 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.39%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.31%) Apache
9 4 (0.31%) nginx
10 3 (0.23%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.23%) Drupal
10 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 136 (10.56%) Microsoft Project
2 108 (8.39%) Microsoft Office
3 99 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 49 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 41 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.23%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.078%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.078%) InDesign
8 1 (0.078%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.078%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.078%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 15 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (1.01%) SAP ERP
3 12 (0.93%) SAP BPC
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (0.70%) BPCS
6 9 (0.70%) SAP GTS
7 7 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.54%) SAP QM
7 7 (0.54%) Workday HCM
8 6 (0.47%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.47%) Primavera
8 6 (0.47%) SAP EWM
9 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.31%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.87%) SaaS
4 26 (2.02%) Office 365
5 21 (1.63%) IaaS
6 13 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (0.93%) G Suite
7 12 (0.93%) Sumo Logic
8 10 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.47%) npm
10 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.31%) PaaS
11 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.16%) Force.com
12 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.16%) Yammer
13 1 (0.078%) AdWords
13 1 (0.078%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.74%) Firewall
2 26 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
2 26 (2.02%) DNS
2 26 (2.02%) IPsec
3 22 (1.71%) FTP
3 22 (1.71%) VPN
4 21 (1.63%) WAN
5 20 (1.55%) HTTP
5 20 (1.55%) VLAN
6 17 (1.32%) OSPF
6 17 (1.32%) Wireless
7 16 (1.24%) BGP
7 16 (1.24%) LAN
7 16 (1.24%) SMTP
8 15 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (1.16%) Network Security
8 15 (1.16%) SSL
9 14 (1.09%) HTTPS
9 14 (1.09%) TCP/IP
9 14 (1.09%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.87%) Relational Database
3 30 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (2.17%) MySQL
5 23 (1.79%) Big Data
6 22 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (1.63%) RDBMS
8 20 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.40%) SAP BW
10 17 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.16%) NoSQL
12 13 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 12 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
14 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.62%) GIS
15 8 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (0.47%) MongoDB
17 6 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 55 (4.27%) eCATT
1 55 (4.27%) LSMW
2 51 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.03%) Subversion
4 33 (2.56%) JIRA
5 19 (1.48%) Cucumber
5 19 (1.48%) HP UFT
5 19 (1.48%) Selenium
5 19 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.40%) Jenkins
7 16 (1.24%) SpecFlow
8 14 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (1.01%) Ranorex
10 9 (0.70%) Maven
11 8 (0.62%) VersionOne
12 7 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
12 7 (0.54%) Grunt
12 7 (0.54%) gulp
13 6 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.47%) JUnit
General
1 580 (45.03%) Finance
2 182 (14.13%) Retail
3 147 (11.41%) Banking
4 131 (10.17%) Manufacturing
5 69 (5.36%) Legal
6 68 (5.28%) Marketing
7 53 (4.11%) Publishing
8 52 (4.04%) Billing
9 50 (3.88%) Investment Banking
10 49 (3.80%) Retail Banking
11 48 (3.73%) Front Office
12 30 (2.33%) Back Office
13 27 (2.10%) Telecoms
14 21 (1.63%) Electronics
15 18 (1.40%) Games
16 17 (1.32%) Law
17 15 (1.16%) French Language
17 15 (1.16%) German Language
18 13 (1.01%) Automotive
19 11 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 395 (30.67%) Project Manager
2 151 (11.72%) Analyst
3 139 (10.79%) Consultant
4 109 (8.46%) Senior Manager
5 99 (7.69%) Developer
6 98 (7.61%) IT Manager
7 88 (6.83%) Senior Project Manager
8 80 (6.21%) SAP Consultant
9 74 (5.75%) IT Project Manager
10 72 (5.59%) Business Analyst
11 54 (4.19%) Architect
12 47 (3.65%) Logistics Consultant
13 45 (3.49%) Head of Risk Management
13 45 (3.49%) Head of Technology
14 43 (3.34%) SAP Logistics Consultant
14 43 (3.34%) SAP Manager
15 37 (2.87%) Software Engineer
16 34 (2.64%) SAP Project Manager
17 30 (2.33%) Lead Developer
17 30 (2.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (7.22%) HTML
2 70 (5.43%) .NET
3 64 (4.97%) CSS
4 61 (4.74%) EDI
5 55 (4.27%) IDoc
6 46 (3.57%) XML
7 43 (3.34%) jQuery
8 41 (3.18%) RESTful
8 41 (3.18%) Web Services
9 28 (2.17%) ASP.NET
10 23 (1.79%) REST
11 22 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (1.40%) JDBC
12 18 (1.40%) Node.js
13 17 (1.32%) HTML5
14 15 (1.16%) LAMP
15 14 (1.09%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (1.01%) Razor View Engine
17 12 (0.93%) Gherkin
17 12 (0.93%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 154 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 66 (5.12%) Data Centre
4 53 (4.11%) Derivative
4 53 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 48 (3.73%) Credit Risk
6 46 (3.57%) Fixed Income
6 46 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 45 (3.49%) Equity Derivative
8 43 (3.34%) Market Risk
9 42 (3.26%) LIMS
10 40 (3.11%) Virtual Team
11 37 (2.87%) PMI
12 23 (1.79%) User Experience
13 19 (1.48%) NHS
14 18 (1.40%) Fintech
15 16 (1.24%) Social Media
16 15 (1.16%) Driving Licence
17 10 (0.78%) Algorithms
18 9 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 108 (8.39%) Windows
2 69 (5.36%) Linux
3 31 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 13 (1.01%) Android
4 13 (1.01%) Windows Phone
4 13 (1.01%) Windows Phone 8
5 11 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.70%) VxWorks
7 8 (0.62%) Unix
8 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.39%) CentOS
10 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.31%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (42.55%) Project Management
2 428 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (22.20%) PRINCE2
4 218 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 193 (14.98%) SDLC
6 163 (12.66%) Change Management
7 151 (11.72%) ITIL
8 138 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 119 (9.24%) Risk Management
10 115 (8.93%) Scrum
11 108 (8.39%) Programme Management
11 108 (8.39%) Waterfall
12 102 (7.92%) Mentoring
13 101 (7.84%) Matrix Organization
14 98 (7.61%) Software Engineering
15 92 (7.14%) Analytics
15 92 (7.14%) Migration
16 90 (6.99%) Logistics
17 85 (6.60%) Customer Requirements
17 85 (6.60%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (11.34%) SQL
2 101 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 86 (6.68%) Java
4 84 (6.52%) C#
5 55 (4.27%) ABAP
6 46 (3.57%) C
7 44 (3.42%) PHP
8 43 (3.34%) C++
9 30 (2.33%) Python
10 17 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.24%) VB.NET
12 12 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 11 (0.85%) VB
14 8 (0.62%) Embedded C
14 8 (0.62%) ES6
14 8 (0.62%) Progress 4GL
14 8 (0.62%) R
15 7 (0.54%) Ruby
16 6 (0.47%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 213 (16.54%) Degree
2 58 (4.50%) PMI Certification
3 55 (4.27%) PMP
4 41 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 38 (2.95%) APMP
7 31 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 27 (2.10%) ISTQB
10 25 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
11 24 (1.86%) CISM
12 23 (1.79%) CISSP
12 23 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (1.71%) ISEB
14 21 (1.63%) SC Cleared
15 17 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (1.24%) Sun Certification
17 15 (1.16%) MCSE
18 14 (1.09%) CCIE
19 12 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (10.40%) QA
2 81 (6.29%) PMO
3 24 (1.86%) SLA
4 21 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.01%) GDPR
6 11 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.70%) COBIT
8 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.62%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.54%) SEPA
10 6 (0.47%) AIFMD
10 6 (0.47%) UCITS
11 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.31%) IFRS
12 4 (0.31%) IFRS 9
12 4 (0.31%) WCAG
13 2 (0.16%) P3O
14 1 (0.078%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.078%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.078%) MISRA C
System Software
1 46 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 42 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.78%) Firmware
4 10 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.78%) XenApp
5 9 (0.70%) vSphere
6 6 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.078%) Docker
10 1 (0.078%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.078%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.078%) LXC
10 1 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.078%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (1.32%) SCCM
2 9 (0.70%) Nessus
2 9 (0.70%) Nmap
3 7 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.47%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.39%) IBM BigFix
5 5 (0.39%) SCOM
6 4 (0.31%) WSUS
7 3 (0.23%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.16%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.078%) Ansible
9 1 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.078%) rkt
9 1 (0.078%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 263 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 175 (13.59%) SAP
3 92 (7.14%) Oracle
4 55 (4.27%) Cisco
5 48 (3.73%) VMware
6 30 (2.33%) Cognizant
7 28 (2.17%) Citrix
8 25 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.79%) Juniper
10 21 (1.63%) Splunk
11 20 (1.55%) Google
12 18 (1.40%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.24%) ServiceNow
14 14 (1.09%) F5
14 14 (1.09%) HP
15 13 (1.01%) Xerox
16 11 (0.85%) Remedy
17 10 (0.78%) NetApp
18 9 (0.70%) Sage
18 9 (0.70%) SEEBURGER