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

Project Planning
UK
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 499 497 433
Rank change year-on-year -2 -64 -18
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 228 712 1,144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.53% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.58% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 220 592 863
Median annual salary £52,750 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.48% - +1.97%
10th Percentile £35,450 £35,046 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.22%

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 51,425 123,720 147,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.18% 92.03%
Number of salaries quoted 42,690 97,923 117,022
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +3.45%

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 December 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 December 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 +2 204 £55,000 +4.76% 56
UK excluding London +8 135 £50,000 - 40
London +69 77 £65,000 +17.06% 21
South East +38 42 £50,000 -9.09% 9
North of England +101 34 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Work from Home -38 33 £55,000 -21.43% 9
South West +124 29 £55,000 -12.00% 7
North West +65 21 £39,000 -16.13% 5
Midlands +76 15 £49,118 +15.57% 3
West Midlands +60 10 £50,809 +19.55%
Yorkshire +88 8 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East Midlands +75 5 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North East +20 5 £53,500 +33.75% 1
Northern Ireland +18 5 £42,500 - 1
East of England +96 4 £52,500 +20.69% 4
Scotland +46 3 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Wales +42 3 £44,500 -13.17% 3

For the 6 months to 1 December 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 91 (39.91%) Project Management
2 65 (28.51%) Microsoft
3 63 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (27.19%) Project Delivery
5 44 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 43 (18.86%) Azure
7 39 (17.11%) PRINCE2
8 38 (16.67%) VMware
9 37 (16.23%) Finance
10 34 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (14.91%) ERP
10 34 (14.91%) Office 365
11 31 (13.60%) Microsoft Project
12 30 (13.16%) Linux
12 30 (13.16%) Change Management
13 29 (12.72%) Windows
14 28 (12.28%) DevOps
14 28 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (11.84%) Degree
16 26 (11.40%) ITIL
16 26 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
17 25 (10.96%) SAP
18 24 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (10.09%) Hyper-V
19 23 (10.09%) Manufacturing
19 23 (10.09%) PMO
20 22 (9.65%) Quality Management
20 22 (9.65%) Scrum
20 22 (9.65%) Mentoring

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 9 (3.95%) Confluence
1 9 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.88%) nginx
2 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.44%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.44%) IIS
3 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.44%) uWSGI
3 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (13.60%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.63%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.88%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.88%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (7.89%) SAP ERP
1 18 (7.89%) SAP MM
2 11 (4.82%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.88%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.44%) Magento
6 1 (0.44%) Relativity
6 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.44%) Shopify
6 1 (0.44%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 43 (18.86%) Azure
2 34 (14.91%) Office 365
3 14 (6.14%) AWS
4 9 (3.95%) SaaS
5 6 (2.63%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.75%) Trello
7 2 (0.88%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.88%) GCP
7 2 (0.88%) IaaS
7 2 (0.88%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.44%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.44%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.44%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.44%) Serverless
8 1 (0.44%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.82%) Firewall
2 9 (3.95%) VPN
3 8 (3.51%) Internet
4 7 (3.07%) LAN
5 6 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.19%) Network Security
6 5 (2.19%) WAN
7 3 (1.32%) SAN
7 3 (1.32%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.32%) VoIP
8 2 (0.88%) DHCP
8 2 (0.88%) DNS
8 2 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.88%) OSPF
8 2 (0.88%) Skype
8 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.44%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.44%) 5G
9 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.51%) MySQL
3 6 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.75%) Power BI
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.32%) Big Data
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.88%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2019
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.88%) SQLite
8 1 (0.44%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) MOLAP
8 1 (0.44%) OLAP
8 1 (0.44%) Parquet
8 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (7.89%) LSMW
2 17 (7.46%) JIRA
3 16 (7.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (3.07%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.07%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.32%) Subversion
7 2 (0.88%) Grunt
7 2 (0.88%) gulp
7 2 (0.88%) Mocha
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.88%) webpack
8 1 (0.44%) Codeception
8 1 (0.44%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.44%) ERwin
8 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.44%) Selenium
8 1 (0.44%) VersionOne
General
1 37 (16.23%) Finance
2 23 (10.09%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.39%) Legal
5 8 (3.51%) Retail
6 5 (2.19%) Banking
7 4 (1.75%) Games
7 4 (1.75%) Law
8 3 (1.32%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Marketing
9 2 (0.88%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.44%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
10 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.44%) Police
Job Titles
1 53 (23.25%) Project Manager
2 17 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (6.58%) Analyst
4 12 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 12 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 11 (4.82%) Architect
5 11 (4.82%) Developer
5 11 (4.82%) IT Manager
6 9 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (3.07%) Network Engineer
9 6 (2.63%) Agile Project Manager
9 6 (2.63%) Business Analyst
9 6 (2.63%) Business Change Manager
9 6 (2.63%) Consultant
9 6 (2.63%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 6 (2.63%) Software Project Manager
10 5 (2.19%) Oracle Project Manager
10 5 (2.19%) SAP Manager
10 5 (2.19%) Senior SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.89%) SAP Smart Forms
2 10 (4.39%) .NET
3 9 (3.95%) HTML
4 7 (3.07%) CSS
4 7 (3.07%) Web Services
4 7 (3.07%) XML
5 6 (2.63%) Middleware
5 6 (2.63%) Node.js
6 5 (2.19%) SOAP
7 4 (1.75%) HTML5
7 4 (1.75%) REST
8 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.32%) JSON
8 3 (1.32%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (1.32%) Reactive Extensions
8 3 (1.32%) Vue.js
8 3 (1.32%) WCF
9 2 (0.88%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.88%) GraphQL
9 2 (0.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.51%) PMI
3 8 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.07%) User Experience
5 5 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.75%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.88%) Blog
8 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.88%) Home Automation
8 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Smart Home
8 2 (0.88%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.16%) Linux
2 29 (12.72%) Windows
3 8 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.07%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.63%) CentOS
6 5 (2.19%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (39.91%) Project Management
2 63 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (27.19%) Project Delivery
4 44 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 39 (17.11%) PRINCE2
6 34 (14.91%) ERP
6 34 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (13.16%) Change Management
8 28 (12.28%) DevOps
9 27 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (11.40%) ITIL
10 26 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (9.65%) Mentoring
11 22 (9.65%) Quality Management
11 22 (9.65%) Scrum
12 19 (8.33%) Waterfall
13 18 (7.89%) PLM
13 18 (7.89%) Procure-to-Pay
14 17 (7.46%) Programme Management
15 15 (6.58%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.89%) ABAP
1 18 (7.89%) SAPscript
1 18 (7.89%) SQL
2 14 (6.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.82%) C#
3 11 (4.82%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.07%) Python
5 5 (2.19%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.19%) Java
6 4 (1.75%) C++
6 4 (1.75%) PHP
7 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.88%) VB
8 2 (0.88%) XAML
9 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.44%) C
9 1 (0.44%) Java 8
9 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (11.84%) Degree
2 13 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.82%) PMI Certification
4 10 (4.39%) CCNA
4 10 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (4.39%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.07%) APMP
6 7 (3.07%) PMP
7 6 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (2.19%) CISM
8 5 (2.19%) CISSP
8 5 (2.19%) MCSA
9 3 (1.32%) APMG
9 3 (1.32%) MCSE
9 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.88%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.09%) PMO
2 15 (6.58%) QA
3 5 (2.19%) COBIT
3 5 (2.19%) P3O
4 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.32%) GDPR
6 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.09%) Hyper-V
3 21 (9.21%) Docker
4 7 (3.07%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (1.32%) pfSense
7 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.88%) XenApp
8 1 (0.44%) KVM
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.82%) Ansible
2 6 (2.63%) Capistrano
2 6 (2.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.88%) SCCM
3 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.88%) Terraform
4 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 65 (28.51%) Microsoft
2 38 (16.67%) VMware
3 25 (10.96%) SAP
4 17 (7.46%) Oracle
5 16 (7.02%) Cisco
6 14 (6.14%) Citrix
7 7 (3.07%) HP
8 5 (2.19%) Nasuni
9 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.32%) IBM
9 3 (1.32%) NetApp
9 3 (1.32%) Sophos
9 3 (1.32%) Veeam
10 2 (0.88%) Apple
10 2 (0.88%) BMC
10 2 (0.88%) Google
10 2 (0.88%) Meraki
10 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.88%) Remedy
10 2 (0.88%) Vectorworks