Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Planning
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 394 416 355
Rank change year-on-year +22 -61 +6
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1,355 1,214 1,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.71% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.79% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 918 1,414
UK median annual salary £51,930 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £86,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.51% -3.61%

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 157,838 154,521 180,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 126,822 126,656 150,189
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -7 1,143 £50,000 -4.76% 119
UK excluding London +65 868 £50,000 +5.26% 101
London -65 391 £60,000 -7.69% 35
South East -9 232 £50,000 - 27
Midlands +43 210 £40,000 -11.11% 13
North of England +49 209 £47,500 +5.56% 24
West Midlands +34 123 £37,500 -6.25% 11
North West +53 108 £50,000 +17.65% 10
East Midlands +21 85 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Scotland +11 80 £55,000 +0.46% 8
Yorkshire +3 64 £47,500 +5.56% 12
East of England -23 51 £50,000 -9.09% 13
South West -6 50 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Wales +34 39 £55,000 -12.00% 7
North East +10 37 £42,000 +7.69% 2
Northern Ireland +12 8 £32,500 -7.14% 2

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 675 (49.82%) Project Management
2 568 (41.92%) Finance
3 466 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
4 377 (27.82%) PRINCE2
5 264 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 245 (18.08%) Change Management
7 217 (16.01%) Microsoft Project
7 217 (16.01%) Microsoft
8 194 (14.32%) Degree
9 178 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
10 176 (12.99%) SQL
11 171 (12.62%) PMO
12 167 (12.32%) Programme Management
13 161 (11.88%) SAP
14 155 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
15 149 (11.00%) Retail
16 140 (10.33%) QA
17 137 (10.11%) Scrum
18 135 (9.96%) SDLC
19 134 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
20 133 (9.82%) Waterfall
21 117 (8.63%) Windows
22 108 (7.97%) Risk Management
23 106 (7.82%) Manufacturing
23 106 (7.82%) ITIL
24 102 (7.53%) Java
25 92 (6.79%) Migration
26 87 (6.42%) Decision-Making
27 85 (6.27%) Linux
27 85 (6.27%) Business Analysis

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 70 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 21 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (0.96%) Apache
5 12 (0.89%) Confluence
6 11 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (0.81%) Skype for Business
7 10 (0.74%) CMS
8 8 (0.59%) SAS
9 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.44%) MS Project Server
9 6 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.37%) WordPress
11 4 (0.30%) Drupal
11 4 (0.30%) IIS
11 4 (0.30%) nginx
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 217 (16.01%) Microsoft Project
2 70 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 66 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
4 42 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.66%) SPSS
7 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.074%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.074%) CATIA
8 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.96%) SAP QM
4 11 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.37%) Primavera
6 5 (0.37%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.30%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.22%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.22%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.22%) Workfront
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.99%) Office 365
4 30 (2.21%) SaaS
5 27 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
7 20 (1.48%) PaaS
8 12 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.52%) IaaS
11 6 (0.44%) GitHub
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.30%) Asana
12 4 (0.30%) Trello
12 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.22%) Google Play
13 3 (0.22%) iTunes
13 3 (0.22%) Yammer
14 2 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.39%) Firewall
2 35 (2.58%) DNS
3 28 (2.07%) VPN
4 21 (1.55%) Internet
4 21 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.89%) VLAN
6 11 (0.81%) Unified Communications
6 11 (0.81%) WAN
7 10 (0.74%) SAN
7 10 (0.74%) Skype
8 9 (0.66%) DHCP
8 9 (0.66%) LAN
8 9 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (0.59%) Network Security
10 7 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (0.52%) iSCSI
10 7 (0.52%) MPLS
10 7 (0.52%) VoIP
11 6 (0.44%) H.323
11 6 (0.44%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.51%) MySQL
3 32 (2.36%) Big Data
4 24 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 12 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 12 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (0.66%) SQLPlus
10 7 (0.52%) GIS
10 7 (0.52%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.52%) SAP HANA
11 6 (0.44%) QlikView
11 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.37%) Power BI
12 5 (0.37%) Qlik Sense
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (4.72%) JIRA
2 43 (3.17%) LSMW
3 42 (3.10%) eCATT
3 42 (3.10%) Selenium
3 42 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (2.07%) Cucumber
5 23 (1.70%) Git (software)
6 17 (1.25%) Subversion
7 11 (0.81%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.52%) Grunt
8 7 (0.52%) gulp
8 7 (0.52%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.44%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.44%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.37%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.37%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.37%) webpack
11 4 (0.30%) ClearQuest
11 4 (0.30%) JUnit
11 4 (0.30%) VersionOne
General
1 568 (41.92%) Finance
2 149 (11.00%) Retail
3 106 (7.82%) Manufacturing
4 81 (5.98%) Banking
5 66 (4.87%) Publishing
6 56 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 54 (3.99%) Billing
7 54 (3.99%) Marketing
8 33 (2.44%) Advertising
8 33 (2.44%) Retail Banking
9 32 (2.36%) Legal
10 26 (1.92%) Law
11 21 (1.55%) Electronics
12 14 (1.03%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.74%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.66%) Back Office
15 8 (0.59%) Games
16 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.52%) Front Office
17 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 573 (42.29%) Project Manager
2 176 (12.99%) Analyst
3 121 (8.93%) IT Manager
4 118 (8.71%) Consultant
5 101 (7.45%) IT Project Manager
6 80 (5.90%) Senior Manager
7 79 (5.83%) Developer
8 77 (5.68%) Senior Project Manager
9 68 (5.02%) Business Analyst
10 64 (4.72%) SAP Manager
10 64 (4.72%) SAP Project Manager
11 50 (3.69%) Software Project Manager
12 49 (3.62%) SAP Consultant
13 47 (3.47%) Junior
14 41 (3.03%) Test Analyst
15 40 (2.95%) Software Engineer
16 36 (2.66%) Architect
17 34 (2.51%) Junior Project Manager
18 33 (2.44%) PMO Manager
19 31 (2.29%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.13%) HTML
2 43 (3.17%) EDI
2 43 (3.17%) IDoc
3 40 (2.95%) .NET
4 31 (2.29%) CSS
5 30 (2.21%) RESTful
6 25 (1.85%) Web Services
7 20 (1.48%) REST
8 19 (1.40%) AngularJS
9 17 (1.25%) J2EE
10 15 (1.11%) Node.js
10 15 (1.11%) XML
11 14 (1.03%) HTML5
11 14 (1.03%) React
12 12 (0.89%) Velocity
13 11 (0.81%) Ember.js
14 10 (0.74%) .NET Framework
14 10 (0.74%) Spring
15 9 (0.66%) jQuery
15 9 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 77 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 77 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
4 61 (4.50%) Data Centre
5 43 (3.17%) LIMS
6 40 (2.95%) PMI
6 40 (2.95%) User Experience
7 15 (1.11%) FMCG
8 14 (1.03%) Driving Licence
9 13 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.74%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.74%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.59%) CMDB
13 8 (0.59%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.59%) Digital Signage
13 8 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (0.59%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 117 (8.63%) Windows
2 85 (6.27%) Linux
3 32 (2.36%) Windows Server
4 29 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (1.99%) Unix
6 25 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 20 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.89%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.74%) Android
9 10 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.66%) CentOS
10 9 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.44%) AIX
11 6 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (49.82%) Project Management
2 466 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (27.82%) PRINCE2
4 264 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 245 (18.08%) Change Management
6 178 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
7 167 (12.32%) Programme Management
8 137 (10.11%) Scrum
9 135 (9.96%) SDLC
10 134 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 133 (9.82%) Waterfall
12 108 (7.97%) Risk Management
13 106 (7.82%) ITIL
14 92 (6.79%) Migration
15 87 (6.42%) Decision-Making
16 85 (6.27%) Business Analysis
17 81 (5.98%) Customer Requirements
18 79 (5.83%) Software Engineering
19 78 (5.76%) Analytics
20 77 (5.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 176 (12.99%) SQL
2 102 (7.53%) Java
3 83 (6.13%) JavaScript
4 43 (3.17%) ABAP
5 38 (2.80%) C#
5 38 (2.80%) Python
6 37 (2.73%) PHP
7 30 (2.21%) Ruby
8 29 (2.14%) C
9 18 (1.33%) C++
10 15 (1.11%) ES6
11 13 (0.96%) Perl
12 11 (0.81%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.59%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.59%) Scala
15 6 (0.44%) BeanShell
16 5 (0.37%) Go
16 5 (0.37%) Java 8
16 5 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 194 (14.32%) Degree
2 82 (6.05%) PMP
3 65 (4.80%) PMI Certification
4 57 (4.21%) ISEB
5 54 (3.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 49 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 34 (2.51%) APMP
8 32 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 28 (2.07%) Security Cleared
10 27 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
11 26 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (0.89%) CISSP
13 12 (0.89%) SC Cleared
14 11 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.66%) ISTQB
16 8 (0.59%) CEH
16 8 (0.59%) MCSE
16 8 (0.59%) OSCP
17 7 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (12.62%) PMO
2 140 (10.33%) QA
3 37 (2.73%) SLA
4 18 (1.33%) GDPR
5 9 (0.66%) MiFID
5 9 (0.66%) P3O
6 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.37%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.37%) PSD2
8 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.074%) EMIR
10 1 (0.074%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.074%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 54 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.99%) Hyper-V
2 27 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.25%) Docker
4 10 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.59%) XenApp
6 7 (0.52%) Squid
7 5 (0.37%) Firmware
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.30%) vSphere
9 2 (0.15%) vCloud
9 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (0.89%) SCCM
2 10 (0.74%) SCOM
3 7 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.37%) Puppet
5 5 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.22%) Ansible
7 3 (0.22%) TADDM
8 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.15%) Kibana
8 2 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.15%) Mesos
8 2 (0.15%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (0.15%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.15%) Terraform
9 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 217 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 161 (11.88%) SAP
3 50 (3.69%) VMware
4 45 (3.32%) Oracle
5 38 (2.80%) Citrix
6 37 (2.73%) Cisco
7 24 (1.77%) HP
8 21 (1.55%) Google
9 18 (1.33%) Veeam
10 17 (1.25%) Capita
11 16 (1.18%) Cognizant
12 15 (1.11%) IBM
13 14 (1.03%) Dell
14 12 (0.89%) Sun
14 12 (0.89%) Tableau
15 10 (0.74%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (0.59%) comScore
17 8 (0.59%) CyberArk
18 6 (0.44%) iManage