Period
to 1 June 2020

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

Project Planning
UK
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 458 439 405
Rank change year-on-year -19 -34 +22
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 500 1,010 1,345
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.70% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.76% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 433 781 1,048
Median annual salary £51,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,677 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.31% +4.50% +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 81,864 133,388 159,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.25% 92.24% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64,945 104,472 128,717
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 Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in the UK

Project Planning
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Planning.

Salary trend for Project Planning in the UK

Project Planning
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Planning over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Project Planning in the UK

Project Planning
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 Planning within the UK over the 6 months to 1 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 +20 470 £52,250 -5.00% 32
UK excluding London -5 279 £50,000 -4.31% 25
London +69 208 £58,750 -6.00% 9
South East +64 142 £50,000 -8.26% 13
Midlands +25 49 £40,000 -20.00% 2
West Midlands +47 43 £32,500 -23.53% 2
East of England +40 37 £60,000 +14.29% 3
North of England +22 29 £41,250 -25.00% 4
North West +32 20 £33,750 -38.64% 2
Work from Home -12 18 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Yorkshire +79 8 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Wales -17 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Scotland +32 6 £44,500 +4.71% 2
East Midlands +26 6 £40,000 -27.27%
Northern Ireland +22 5 £27,500 -31.25%
South West +52 4 £42,500 -
North East +7 1 £50,000 +17.65%

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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.

1 181 (36.20%) Project Management
2 179 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (29.60%) Project Delivery
4 120 (24.00%) Finance
5 118 (23.60%) Microsoft
6 94 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 90 (18.00%) SQL
8 85 (17.00%) PRINCE2
9 83 (16.60%) Degree
10 70 (14.00%) Waterfall
11 67 (13.40%) Microsoft Project
12 64 (12.80%) Change Management
13 61 (12.20%) Requirements Gathering
14 60 (12.00%) Windows
15 54 (10.80%) Scrum
16 53 (10.60%) PMO
17 50 (10.00%) Azure
18 49 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
19 48 (9.60%) ERP
20 46 (9.20%) CRM
21 44 (8.80%) Presales
22 43 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
22 43 (8.60%) Migration
23 40 (8.00%) VMware
23 40 (8.00%) Resource Management
24 39 (7.80%) Service Delivery
24 39 (7.80%) Change Control
25 38 (7.60%) Risk Management
26 37 (7.40%) Oracle
26 37 (7.40%) QA

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 15 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.60%) Confluence
3 5 (1.00%) CMS
4 4 (0.80%) IIS
4 4 (0.80%) SAS
4 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.60%) Apache
5 3 (0.60%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.40%) Liferay
6 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.20%) Documentum
7 1 (0.20%) WinCC
7 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (13.40%) Microsoft Project
2 43 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (3.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.20%) AutoCAD
6 6 (1.20%) SketchUp
7 4 (0.80%) InVision
7 4 (0.80%) Sketch
8 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
3 10 (2.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 10 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.00%) SDL Web 8
5 4 (0.80%) Magento
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.80%) Primavera
5 4 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.60%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.40%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.40%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.00%) Azure
2 27 (5.40%) Office 365
3 24 (4.80%) AWS
4 13 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (2.40%) SaaS
6 9 (1.80%) WhatsApp
7 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.20%) Dropbox
8 3 (0.60%) GCP
8 3 (0.60%) PaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.40%) Slack
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.40%) Firewall
2 12 (2.40%) WAN
3 10 (2.00%) DNS
4 9 (1.80%) Internet
4 9 (1.80%) MPLS
4 9 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.80%) VoIP
5 8 (1.60%) DHCP
5 8 (1.60%) VPN
6 7 (1.40%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.20%) ADSL
7 6 (1.20%) Wireless
7 6 (1.20%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.00%) Broadband
8 5 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.00%) HTTP
8 5 (1.00%) IPsec
8 5 (1.00%) SMTP
8 5 (1.00%) VLAN
8 5 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.20%) Big Data
3 11 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.20%) FileMaker
6 6 (1.20%) MySQL
6 6 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.60%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.40%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.20%) Power BI
10 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 24 (4.80%) JIRA
2 14 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.60%) VersionOne
5 7 (1.40%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (1.00%) Subversion
7 4 (0.80%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.80%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.20%) LSMW
8 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 120 (24.00%) Finance
2 37 (7.40%) Retail
3 21 (4.20%) Marketing
4 19 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.00%) Banking
6 10 (2.00%) Law
6 10 (2.00%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.80%) Electronics
7 9 (1.80%) Local Government
7 9 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.60%) Automotive
8 8 (1.60%) French Language
9 6 (1.20%) Advertising
9 6 (1.20%) Legal
9 6 (1.20%) Police
9 6 (1.20%) Portuguese Language
10 5 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.80%) Back Office
11 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (25.80%) Project Manager
2 81 (16.20%) Analyst
3 37 (7.40%) Consultant
4 30 (6.00%) IT Manager
5 28 (5.60%) Architect
6 24 (4.80%) Senior Manager
7 23 (4.60%) Business Analyst
7 23 (4.60%) IT Project Manager
8 22 (4.40%) PMO Analyst
9 21 (4.20%) Applications Specialist
10 18 (3.60%) Developer
10 18 (3.60%) Senior Project Manager
11 17 (3.40%) Software Project Manager
12 16 (3.20%) Digital Project Manager
12 16 (3.20%) Security Analyst
13 15 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
14 14 (2.80%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 14 (2.80%) Information Analyst
14 14 (2.80%) Information Security Analyst
14 14 (2.80%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.00%) .NET
2 15 (3.00%) HTML
3 12 (2.40%) AngularJS
4 10 (2.00%) WCF
4 10 (2.00%) Web Services
4 10 (2.00%) XML
5 9 (1.80%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 9 (1.80%) Reactive Extensions
5 9 (1.80%) SOAP
6 7 (1.40%) CSS
7 5 (1.00%) HTML5
7 5 (1.00%) Node.js
8 4 (0.80%) ADO
8 4 (0.80%) Django
8 4 (0.80%) Lambda Expressions
8 4 (0.80%) Velocity
9 3 (0.60%) LAMP
9 3 (0.60%) Laravel
10 2 (0.40%) React
10 2 (0.40%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 29 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (3.80%) CMDB
3 19 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.40%) User Experience
5 16 (3.20%) Driving Licence
6 15 (3.00%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
7 14 (2.80%) Replication
8 12 (2.40%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.40%) Virtual Team
9 11 (2.20%) PMI
10 7 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.40%) NHS
11 6 (1.20%) CAN bus
12 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.80%) EPoS
13 3 (0.60%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.00%) Windows
2 31 (6.20%) Linux
3 25 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.20%) FreeRTOS
6 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.60%) Debian
8 3 (0.60%) Unix
9 1 (0.20%) Android
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (36.20%) Project Management
2 179 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (29.60%) Project Delivery
4 94 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (17.00%) PRINCE2
6 70 (14.00%) Waterfall
7 64 (12.80%) Change Management
8 61 (12.20%) Requirements Gathering
9 54 (10.80%) Scrum
10 48 (9.60%) ERP
11 46 (9.20%) CRM
12 44 (8.80%) Presales
13 43 (8.60%) Migration
14 40 (8.00%) Resource Management
15 39 (7.80%) Change Control
15 39 (7.80%) Service Delivery
16 38 (7.60%) Risk Management
17 36 (7.20%) Decision-Making
18 35 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 90 (18.00%) SQL
2 28 (5.60%) C#
2 28 (5.60%) JavaScript
3 18 (3.60%) C
3 18 (3.60%) C++
4 15 (3.00%) PowerShell
5 13 (2.60%) Java
6 11 (2.20%) Python
7 9 (1.80%) PHP
8 6 (1.20%) Embedded C
8 6 (1.20%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.00%) VBA
10 4 (0.80%) Go
10 4 (0.80%) Kotlin
10 4 (0.80%) VB
10 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.60%) ABAP
12 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.40%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (16.60%) Degree
2 24 (4.80%) PMP
3 22 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.20%) PMI Certification
5 18 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.20%) CISSP
7 13 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (2.40%) MCITP
9 10 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.60%) APMP
10 8 (1.60%) CCNA
10 8 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.60%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.20%) ISEB
11 6 (1.20%) MCSA
11 6 (1.20%) MCSE
12 5 (1.00%) CIPD
13 4 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.60%) PMO
2 37 (7.40%) QA
3 18 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (3.40%) GDPR
5 16 (3.20%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.60%) COBIT
7 4 (0.80%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.60%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.40%) SLA
10 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.20%) NIST
10 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.60%) Firmware
5 5 (1.00%) Docker
5 5 (1.00%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.80%) Ansible
3 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.80%) Puppet
3 4 (0.80%) SCCM
4 3 (0.60%) Nagios
4 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.20%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 118 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.00%) VMware
3 37 (7.40%) Oracle
4 28 (5.60%) Citrix
5 18 (3.60%) SAP
6 17 (3.40%) HP
7 16 (3.20%) Apple
7 16 (3.20%) CheckPoint
8 14 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (2.80%) Sophos
8 14 (2.80%) Zscaler
9 13 (2.60%) Cisco
9 13 (2.60%) Meraki
10 10 (2.00%) Adobe
10 10 (2.00%) Capita
10 10 (2.00%) Dell
10 10 (2.00%) Veeam
11 9 (1.80%) Zerto
12 8 (1.60%) CA Agile Central
12 8 (1.60%) Cognos