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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Planning
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 429 456 494
Rank change year-on-year +27 +38 -38
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1,374 747 314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.69% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 626 508 252
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £30,025
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -3.67%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +65 1,216 £60,000 +9.09% 144
UK excluding London +130 883 £55,000 +10.00% 116
South East +183 523 £60,000 +9.09% 34
Work from Home -90 423 £60,000 +9.09% 53
London -126 351 £60,000 -7.69% 35
North of England +32 154 £50,000 +5.26% 31
North West +3 109 £48,750 -2.50% 20
Midlands -60 106 £56,750 +17.62% 12
West Midlands -86 55 £60,000 +24.35% 9
East Midlands -2 49 £55,500 +11.00% 3
East of England -32 47 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Yorkshire -3 41 £57,500 +29.21% 10
South West -41 29 £48,750 -2.50% 20
Scotland -45 26 £60,000 +50.00% 7
Wales -13 15 £40,000 +15.94% 3
North East -5 4 £44,750 -5.79% 1
Northern Ireland -14 3 £55,000 +86.44%

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 513 (37.34%) Degree
2 477 (34.72%) Software Engineering
3 457 (33.26%) Project Management
4 451 (32.82%) Agile
5 373 (27.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 370 (26.93%) Social Skills
7 364 (26.49%) Linux
8 362 (26.35%) C
9 359 (26.13%) Software Testing
10 353 (25.69%) Unit Testing
11 352 (25.62%) HTTP
12 345 (25.11%) C++
13 331 (24.09%) Finance
13 331 (24.09%) Functional Testing
14 330 (24.02%) TCP/IP
15 329 (23.94%) Protocol Buffers
15 329 (23.94%) Digital Signal Processing
15 329 (23.94%) Signal Processing
16 269 (19.58%) Project Delivery
17 261 (19.00%) Microsoft
18 206 (14.99%) PRINCE2
19 200 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
20 180 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
21 175 (12.74%) Change Management
22 170 (12.37%) Azure
23 167 (12.15%) Coaching
24 160 (11.64%) Electronics
25 154 (11.21%) Mentoring
26 143 (10.41%) Marketing
26 143 (10.41%) Risk Management

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 46 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.91%) Confluence
3 16 (1.16%) CMS
4 15 (1.09%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.87%) WordPress
6 9 (0.66%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.44%) SAS
8 5 (0.36%) nginx
9 4 (0.29%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 2 (0.15%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.073%) Apache
12 1 (0.073%) CICS
12 1 (0.073%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.073%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.073%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.073%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.073%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.073%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 132 (9.61%) Microsoft Office
2 125 (9.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 125 (9.10%) Microsoft Project
3 112 (8.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.16%) InVision
5 16 (1.16%) Sketch
6 11 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.73%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.66%) Adobe Premiere
8 9 (0.66%) Adobe XD
8 9 (0.66%) Maya
9 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.073%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 21 (1.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (0.58%) Shopify
3 7 (0.51%) Magento
4 5 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.29%) Primavera
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.15%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.073%) iTrent
8 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 170 (12.37%) Azure
2 123 (8.95%) Microsoft 365
3 74 (5.39%) Azure DevOps
4 68 (4.95%) AWS
5 67 (4.88%) Smartsheet
6 52 (3.78%) Serverless
7 35 (2.55%) Azure Functions
8 34 (2.47%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 34 (2.47%) Power Platform
9 30 (2.18%) Google Workspace
10 27 (1.97%) Figma
11 25 (1.82%) GitHub
11 25 (1.82%) Miro
12 23 (1.67%) Azure Pipelines
12 23 (1.67%) SaaS
13 22 (1.60%) Azure Logic Apps
14 21 (1.53%) IaaS
15 18 (1.31%) GCP
16 14 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
17 13 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 352 (25.62%) HTTP
2 330 (24.02%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.67%) Internet
4 19 (1.38%) Firewall
5 16 (1.16%) LAN
5 16 (1.16%) VoIP
6 15 (1.09%) WAN
7 9 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (0.66%) Wireless
8 8 (0.58%) SSL
8 8 (0.58%) Structured Cabling
8 8 (0.58%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.44%) Intranet
10 5 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.36%) Network Security
10 5 (0.36%) NX-OS
11 4 (0.29%) VPN
12 3 (0.22%) DHCP
12 3 (0.22%) DNS
12 3 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (3.71%) NoSQL
2 40 (2.91%) SQL Server
3 28 (2.04%) Power BI
4 22 (1.60%) Electronic Patient Records
5 19 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 12 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.80%) BigQuery
8 10 (0.73%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.66%) Big Data
10 8 (0.58%) DynamoDB
10 8 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.51%) MySQL
12 6 (0.44%) Base SAS
12 6 (0.44%) Tableau
13 5 (0.36%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.36%) SAP HANA
14 4 (0.29%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 92 (6.70%) JIRA
2 52 (3.78%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.82%) Subversion
4 18 (1.31%) GitLab
5 16 (1.16%) Selenium
6 12 (0.87%) Cypress.io
6 12 (0.87%) gulp
7 10 (0.73%) Axure RP
8 7 (0.51%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.51%) git-flow
8 7 (0.51%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.29%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.29%) Gradle
11 4 (0.29%) JBehave
11 4 (0.29%) Maven
11 4 (0.29%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.29%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 373 (27.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 370 (26.93%) Social Skills
3 331 (24.09%) Finance
4 160 (11.64%) Electronics
5 143 (10.41%) Marketing
6 91 (6.62%) Presentation Skills
7 87 (6.33%) Law
8 80 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
9 78 (5.68%) Retail
10 64 (4.66%) Advertising
11 57 (4.15%) Banking
12 48 (3.49%) Games
12 48 (3.49%) Public Sector
13 40 (2.91%) Organisational Skills
14 37 (2.69%) Legal
15 26 (1.89%) Aviation
16 25 (1.82%) Telecoms
17 23 (1.67%) Automotive
18 20 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (1.31%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 388 (28.24%) Software Engineer
2 329 (23.94%) Embedded Engineer
2 329 (23.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 230 (16.74%) Project Manager
4 164 (11.94%) Junior
5 156 (11.35%) Junior Embedded Engineer
5 156 (11.35%) Junior Software Engineer
6 137 (9.97%) Analyst
7 96 (6.99%) IT Manager
8 91 (6.62%) Developer
9 88 (6.40%) Programme Manager
10 70 (5.09%) IT Project Manager
11 51 (3.71%) Architect
12 46 (3.35%) Business Analyst
13 42 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
14 41 (2.98%) Consultant
15 35 (2.55%) PMO Analyst
16 32 (2.33%) Senior Manager
17 28 (2.04%) Senior Project Manager
18 22 (1.60%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (23.94%) Protocol Buffers
2 103 (7.50%) .NET
3 64 (4.66%) HTML
4 54 (3.93%) REST
5 53 (3.86%) .NET Core
6 47 (3.42%) Node.js
7 45 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 45 (3.28%) CSS
8 37 (2.69%) React
9 35 (2.55%) Kafka
10 28 (2.04%) React Native
11 27 (1.97%) SOAP
12 25 (1.82%) XML
13 22 (1.60%) Spring
14 19 (1.38%) .NET Framework
14 19 (1.38%) Web Services
15 18 (1.31%) Velocity
16 16 (1.16%) ASP.NET
16 16 (1.16%) GraphQL
16 16 (1.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.55%) User Experience
2 55 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 55 (4.00%) PMI
3 36 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (2.40%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 21 (1.53%) Legacy Systems
7 20 (1.46%) BBC
7 20 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 13 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 13 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (0.95%) Life Science
8 13 (0.95%) Over-the-Top Content
9 12 (0.87%) IoT
10 10 (0.73%) Cloud Native
10 10 (0.73%) NHS
10 10 (0.73%) Smart Home
11 9 (0.66%) Animation
11 9 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 9 (0.66%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 364 (26.49%) Linux
2 83 (6.04%) Windows
3 29 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.24%) Unix
5 14 (1.02%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.44%) Android
7 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.22%) VMS
8 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.073%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (34.72%) Software Engineering
2 457 (33.26%) Project Management
3 451 (32.82%) Agile
4 359 (26.13%) Software Testing
5 353 (25.69%) Unit Testing
6 331 (24.09%) Functional Testing
7 329 (23.94%) Digital Signal Processing
7 329 (23.94%) Signal Processing
8 269 (19.58%) Project Delivery
9 206 (14.99%) PRINCE2
10 200 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 180 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
12 175 (12.74%) Change Management
13 167 (12.15%) Coaching
14 154 (11.21%) Mentoring
15 143 (10.41%) Risk Management
16 130 (9.46%) DevOps
17 126 (9.17%) Scrum
18 116 (8.44%) Waterfall
19 104 (7.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 362 (26.35%) C
2 345 (25.11%) C++
3 141 (10.26%) SQL
4 118 (8.59%) JavaScript
5 92 (6.70%) C#
6 82 (5.97%) Java
7 63 (4.59%) Python
8 46 (3.35%) TypeScript
9 19 (1.38%) PHP
10 18 (1.31%) Go
11 14 (1.02%) R
12 13 (0.95%) Kotlin
13 11 (0.80%) Ruby
14 8 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.51%) Scala
15 7 (0.51%) VB
16 6 (0.44%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.44%) SAS Macro
17 4 (0.29%) Progress 4GL
18 3 (0.22%) Bash
Qualifications
1 513 (37.34%) Degree
2 103 (7.50%) PMI Certification
3 70 (5.09%) PMP
4 39 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 29 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (1.67%) APMP
8 17 (1.24%) IIBA
8 17 (1.24%) Security Cleared
9 15 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (1.02%) PhD
11 12 (0.87%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.87%) MBA
12 11 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.73%) ISEB
13 10 (0.73%) SC Cleared
14 9 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
16 7 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (10.19%) PMO
2 125 (9.10%) QA
3 23 (1.67%) Accessibility
4 13 (0.95%) SLA
5 11 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.44%) P3O
7 4 (0.29%) GDPR
7 4 (0.29%) HL7
7 4 (0.29%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.22%) Automotive SPICE
8 3 (0.22%) Good Clinical Practice
8 3 (0.22%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.22%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.073%) APQC
10 1 (0.073%) COBIT
10 1 (0.073%) MISRA
10 1 (0.073%) RosettaNet
10 1 (0.073%) SOC 2
System Software
1 32 (2.33%) Docker
2 29 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.95%) Firmware
4 11 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.073%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (3.42%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.44%) Terraform
4 5 (0.36%) Ansible
5 4 (0.29%) Puppet
6 2 (0.15%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.15%) SCCM
6 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.073%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 261 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 87 (6.33%) Google
3 43 (3.13%) SAP
4 40 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (1.97%) LexisNexis
6 26 (1.89%) VMware
7 24 (1.75%) Cisco
7 24 (1.75%) Oracle
8 21 (1.53%) Apple
9 20 (1.46%) Adobe
10 11 (0.80%) Progress
11 10 (0.73%) Perforce
12 9 (0.66%) Autodesk
12 9 (0.66%) Cadence
13 8 (0.58%) Klarna
13 8 (0.58%) PayPal
13 8 (0.58%) UiPath
13 8 (0.58%) WorldPay
14 7 (0.51%) Sitecore
14 7 (0.51%) Talend