Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Planning
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 413 403 377
Rank change year-on-year -10 -26 -35
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1,191 1,390 1,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.77% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.84% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 860 947 1,239
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% -1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%

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 149,014 165,379 172,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.10% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118,546 130,794 143,596
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +3 1,078 £52,500 +0.02% 180
UK excluding London -47 634 £45,000 -5.26% 132
London +65 486 £57,500 -11.27% 65
South East +3 218 £50,000 -4.76% 38
North of England +8 142 £42,500 -2.30% 27
Midlands -82 118 £42,500 -10.53% 18
West Midlands -32 86 £38,000 -15.56% 17
North West +13 82 £43,000 -2.27% 8
South West -2 62 £42,500 -10.53% 23
East of England +32 51 £47,500 -6.86% 9
Yorkshire +8 43 £42,500 -4.49% 14
East Midlands -63 32 £55,000 +6.80% 1
Scotland -42 24 £47,250 -13.30% 6
North East -8 17 £40,000 - 5
Wales +4 15 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Northern Ireland +9 8 £32,500 -7.14% 6

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 605 (50.80%) Project Management
2 519 (43.58%) Finance
3 387 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (24.52%) PRINCE2
5 233 (19.56%) Microsoft
6 224 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 197 (16.54%) Change Management
8 193 (16.20%) Degree
9 168 (14.11%) Problem-Solving
10 145 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
11 144 (12.09%) PMO
12 139 (11.67%) QA
13 135 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 130 (10.92%) Microsoft Project
15 126 (10.58%) SQL
16 121 (10.16%) SAP
17 119 (9.99%) Windows
18 117 (9.82%) Scrum
19 116 (9.74%) Programme Management
20 113 (9.49%) Risk Management
21 112 (9.40%) ITIL
22 110 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
22 110 (9.24%) Waterfall
23 97 (8.14%) Retail
24 96 (8.06%) ERP
25 92 (7.72%) Computer Science
26 89 (7.47%) Coaching
26 89 (7.47%) Data Centre
27 86 (7.22%) Time Management
27 86 (7.22%) Migration

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 71 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.02%) Confluence
3 23 (1.93%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.26%) IIS
6 9 (0.76%) CMS
7 8 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.50%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.34%) Liferay
10 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.25%) Apache
11 3 (0.25%) Drupal
11 3 (0.25%) GeoServer
11 3 (0.25%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 130 (10.92%) Microsoft Project
2 110 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 57 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 54 (4.53%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.17%) InDesign
8 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.17%) SPSS
9 1 (0.084%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 39 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.92%) SAP APO
4 10 (0.84%) SAP PM
5 8 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.59%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.59%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 5 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
8 5 (0.42%) Primavera
8 5 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.34%) Infor SunSystems
9 4 (0.34%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.34%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 4 (0.34%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.34%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 85 (7.14%) Office 365
2 73 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (2.18%) SaaS
6 20 (1.68%) IaaS
7 18 (1.51%) PaaS
8 14 (1.18%) G Suite
9 13 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (0.84%) GitHub
11 10 (0.84%) MailChimp
11 10 (0.84%) Silverpop
12 4 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.17%) Yammer
14 1 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.084%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.084%) Slack
14 1 (0.084%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.37%) Firewall
2 45 (3.78%) VPN
3 37 (3.11%) WAN
4 36 (3.02%) LAN
5 29 (2.43%) DNS
6 22 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 22 (1.85%) VLAN
7 19 (1.60%) DHCP
7 19 (1.60%) Internet
7 19 (1.60%) SAN
8 16 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (1.09%) MPLS
10 12 (1.01%) VoIP
11 11 (0.92%) SMS
12 9 (0.76%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.67%) Network Security
14 7 (0.59%) NetScaler
14 7 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (0.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.19%) Big Data
3 25 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 19 (1.60%) MySQL
6 17 (1.43%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.84%) MongoDB
8 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (0.67%) Power BI
10 7 (0.59%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.34%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (6.80%) JIRA
2 46 (3.86%) Selenium
3 33 (2.77%) Git (software)
4 30 (2.52%) HP UFT
4 30 (2.52%) SpecFlow
5 19 (1.60%) Jenkins
6 18 (1.51%) Subversion
7 16 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.09%) eCATT
8 13 (1.09%) LSMW
9 11 (0.92%) SoapUI
10 10 (0.84%) WebDriver
11 9 (0.76%) VersionOne
11 9 (0.76%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.76%) Zephyr
12 8 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (0.50%) JMeter
13 6 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
14 5 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 519 (43.58%) Finance
2 97 (8.14%) Retail
3 67 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 64 (5.37%) Banking
5 39 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.52%) Marketing
7 28 (2.35%) Billing
7 28 (2.35%) Publishing
8 26 (2.18%) French Language
9 24 (2.02%) German Language
10 17 (1.43%) Advertising
10 17 (1.43%) Legal
11 16 (1.34%) Law
12 12 (1.01%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.92%) General Ledger
14 10 (0.84%) Automotive
14 10 (0.84%) Back Office
14 10 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.84%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 473 (39.71%) Project Manager
2 169 (14.19%) Analyst
3 86 (7.22%) Senior Manager
4 84 (7.05%) Developer
5 81 (6.80%) Senior Project Manager
6 76 (6.38%) IT Manager
7 74 (6.21%) SAP Manager
8 67 (5.63%) SAP Project Manager
9 62 (5.21%) Architect
10 57 (4.79%) IT Project Manager
11 55 (4.62%) Business Analyst
12 41 (3.44%) Consultant
13 34 (2.85%) Analyst Developer
13 34 (2.85%) Infrastructure Manager
13 34 (2.85%) Test Automation Developer
14 33 (2.77%) Developer in Test
15 31 (2.60%) Test Analyst
16 30 (2.52%) Automation Test Analyst
16 30 (2.52%) Junior
17 29 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.54%) HTML
2 40 (3.36%) CSS
3 39 (3.27%) .NET
4 31 (2.60%) HTML5
5 30 (2.52%) Gherkin
6 24 (2.02%) Web Services
7 21 (1.76%) SOAP
8 18 (1.51%) Node.js
9 17 (1.43%) Middleware
10 16 (1.34%) EDI
10 16 (1.34%) XML
11 13 (1.09%) IDoc
12 12 (1.01%) AngularJS
13 11 (0.92%) RESTful
14 10 (0.84%) ASP.NET
14 10 (0.84%) J2EE
14 10 (0.84%) jQuery
14 10 (0.84%) Velocity
15 9 (0.76%) REST
16 8 (0.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 145 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 89 (7.47%) Data Centre
4 77 (6.47%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (5.12%) Management Information System
6 47 (3.95%) User Experience
7 37 (3.11%) PMI
8 33 (2.77%) Fintech
9 17 (1.43%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.09%) LIMS
10 13 (1.09%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.84%) Clustering
11 10 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.76%) Reinsurance
13 8 (0.67%) FMCG
13 8 (0.67%) Taxonomies
14 7 (0.59%) Equities
14 7 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.59%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 119 (9.99%) Windows
2 42 (3.53%) Linux
3 38 (3.19%) Windows Server
4 36 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (2.10%) Unix
7 24 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.51%) Windows 10
9 14 (1.18%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.50%) Android
14 4 (0.34%) AIX
14 4 (0.34%) CentOS
14 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.084%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (50.80%) Project Management
2 387 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (24.52%) PRINCE2
4 224 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 197 (16.54%) Change Management
6 168 (14.11%) Problem-Solving
7 135 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 117 (9.82%) Scrum
9 116 (9.74%) Programme Management
10 113 (9.49%) Risk Management
11 112 (9.40%) ITIL
12 110 (9.24%) Waterfall
13 96 (8.06%) ERP
14 89 (7.47%) Coaching
15 86 (7.22%) Migration
15 86 (7.22%) Time Management
16 80 (6.72%) Decision-Making
17 79 (6.63%) Change Control
17 79 (6.63%) Resource Management
18 78 (6.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 126 (10.58%) SQL
2 82 (6.88%) C#
3 56 (4.70%) JavaScript
4 52 (4.37%) Java
5 36 (3.02%) Python
6 23 (1.93%) ABAP
6 23 (1.93%) PowerShell
7 17 (1.43%) C
8 14 (1.18%) PHP
9 9 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 9 (0.76%) Ruby
10 8 (0.67%) C++
10 8 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.59%) VBA
12 5 (0.42%) Perl
13 4 (0.34%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.34%) BeanShell
13 4 (0.34%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.25%) ES6
14 3 (0.25%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 193 (16.20%) Degree
2 81 (6.80%) PMP
3 80 (6.72%) PMI Certification
4 52 (4.37%) APMP
5 41 (3.44%) ISEB
6 35 (2.94%) ISTQB
7 33 (2.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 32 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 26 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (2.18%) Security Cleared
10 24 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 19 (1.60%) MCSE
12 17 (1.43%) MAPM
13 16 (1.34%) MCSA
14 15 (1.26%) SC Cleared
15 11 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.59%) AWS Certification
18 7 (0.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (12.09%) PMO
2 139 (11.67%) QA
3 38 (3.19%) GDPR
4 34 (2.85%) SLA
5 16 (1.34%) PMBOK
6 14 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (1.01%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.59%) SEPA
9 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.42%) TARGET2
10 4 (0.34%) COBIT
10 4 (0.34%) EMIR
10 4 (0.34%) MiFID
10 4 (0.34%) P3O
10 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 15765
12 1 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.084%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.084%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.084%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 64 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 41 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.43%) XenDesktop
5 14 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (1.18%) XenApp
6 10 (0.84%) Docker
7 8 (0.67%) vSphere
8 5 (0.42%) vCloud
9 2 (0.17%) KVM
9 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.084%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (1.43%) SCCM
2 14 (1.18%) Ansible
2 14 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.76%) Puppet
4 6 (0.50%) SCOM
4 6 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.25%) Nagios
7 3 (0.25%) NetVault Backup
7 3 (0.25%) QRadar
7 3 (0.25%) WSUS
8 2 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.17%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.17%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.17%) vRealize
9 1 (0.084%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 233 (19.56%) Microsoft
2 121 (10.16%) SAP
3 63 (5.29%) VMware
4 50 (4.20%) Google
5 48 (4.03%) Citrix
6 41 (3.44%) Oracle
7 32 (2.69%) Cisco
8 25 (2.10%) HP
9 24 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.60%) Palo Alto
11 17 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
12 16 (1.34%) Symantec
13 15 (1.26%) Meraki
14 13 (1.09%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.01%) IBM
16 10 (0.84%) Marketo
16 10 (0.84%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 9 (0.76%) Adobe
17 9 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
17 9 (0.76%) Sun