Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Planning
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 379 340
Rank change year-on-year -15 -39 +7
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1402 1530 2095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.81% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.91% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1233 1690
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £30,450
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -2.17%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -38 1241 £51,500 -1.90% 113
UK excluding London +10 836 £47,500 +3.26% 87
London -75 456 £64,800 +8.00% 32
Midlands +79 272 £47,500 +10.47% 15
South East +5 228 £50,000 - 32
North of England -9 161 £43,500 -3.33% 20
West Midlands +44 156 £45,000 +4.65% 6
East Midlands +86 116 £51,500 +8.42% 9
North West -18 83 £44,500 -6.32% 10
South West +24 67 £47,500 +16.56% 9
Scotland +13 58 £54,500 +28.24% 6
Yorkshire -9 56 £44,500 -1.11% 7
East of England -35 55 £51,000 -7.27% 5
North East +21 22 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Wales -9 12 £33,750 -6.90%
Northern Ireland -25 3 £35,000 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 626 (44.65%) Finance
2 587 (41.87%) Project Management
3 463 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
4 349 (24.89%) PRINCE2
5 275 (19.61%) Microsoft
6 220 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 215 (15.34%) Degree
8 201 (14.34%) SAP
9 195 (13.91%) SDLC
10 186 (13.27%) Change Management
11 180 (12.84%) Retail
12 179 (12.77%) QA
13 166 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
14 162 (11.55%) Manufacturing
15 160 (11.41%) Microsoft Project
16 156 (11.13%) ITIL
17 152 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 146 (10.41%) Banking
19 145 (10.34%) SQL
20 131 (9.34%) Software Engineering
20 131 (9.34%) Integration Testing
21 124 (8.84%) Scrum
22 123 (8.77%) JavaScript
23 120 (8.56%) Programme Management
24 116 (8.27%) Migration
25 113 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
26 112 (7.99%) Risk Management
27 109 (7.77%) Waterfall
28 106 (7.56%) Matrix Organization
29 105 (7.49%) Java

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 39 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.07%) NetWeaver
3 12 (0.86%) CMS
3 12 (0.86%) Confluence
4 11 (0.78%) SAS
5 8 (0.57%) IIS
6 7 (0.50%) Apache
6 7 (0.50%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.50%) WordPress
7 6 (0.43%) ExpressionEngine
7 6 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.43%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.29%) nginx
8 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.21%) Drupal
9 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.14%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.071%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 160 (11.41%) Microsoft Project
2 113 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 50 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 40 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 5 (0.36%) PTC Creo
8 3 (0.21%) SPSS
9 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.071%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.071%) InDesign
10 1 (0.071%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.14%) SAP EWM
1 16 (1.14%) SAP R/3
2 13 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (0.86%) SAP BPC
4 10 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (0.57%) BPCS
6 8 (0.57%) Primavera
7 7 (0.50%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.50%) SAP QM
8 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.36%) Finacle
8 5 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.36%) SAP GTS
8 5 (0.36%) Summit
9 4 (0.29%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 76 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.43%) SaaS
4 33 (2.35%) Office 365
5 17 (1.21%) IaaS
6 13 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (0.86%) G Suite
7 12 (0.86%) Sumo Logic
8 11 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.43%) npm
11 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
12 3 (0.21%) GitHub
12 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.21%) PaaS
13 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.14%) Force.com
13 2 (0.14%) Yammer
14 1 (0.071%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.92%) Firewall
2 24 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (1.71%) DNS
2 24 (1.71%) IPsec
3 21 (1.50%) VPN
4 19 (1.36%) FTP
4 19 (1.36%) VLAN
4 19 (1.36%) Wireless
5 18 (1.28%) WAN
6 17 (1.21%) HTTP
6 17 (1.21%) LAN
7 15 (1.07%) Internet
7 15 (1.07%) OSPF
8 14 (1.00%) BGP
8 14 (1.00%) Extranet
8 14 (1.00%) SMTP
8 14 (1.00%) SSL
8 14 (1.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.93%) DMVPN
9 13 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.43%) Relational Database
3 27 (1.93%) MySQL
4 23 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 19 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.28%) SAP BW
8 18 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.14%) Big Data
10 15 (1.07%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.57%) GIS
11 8 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 7 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.43%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 71 (5.06%) eCATT
1 71 (5.06%) LSMW
2 46 (3.28%) JIRA
3 44 (3.14%) Git (software)
4 42 (3.00%) Subversion
5 27 (1.93%) Selenium
6 21 (1.50%) Cucumber
7 19 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (1.28%) HP UFT
8 18 (1.28%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.07%) SpecFlow
10 13 (0.93%) Grunt
11 12 (0.86%) gulp
12 10 (0.71%) Jenkins
13 9 (0.64%) Maven
13 9 (0.64%) Ranorex
14 7 (0.50%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
15 6 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 626 (44.65%) Finance
2 180 (12.84%) Retail
3 162 (11.55%) Manufacturing
4 146 (10.41%) Banking
5 75 (5.35%) Publishing
6 68 (4.85%) Marketing
7 67 (4.78%) Billing
8 62 (4.42%) Legal
9 61 (4.35%) Retail Banking
10 53 (3.78%) Investment Banking
11 42 (3.00%) Front Office
12 34 (2.43%) Telecoms
13 33 (2.35%) Back Office
14 22 (1.57%) Law
15 17 (1.21%) Electronics
16 16 (1.14%) Games
17 15 (1.07%) Advertising
18 12 (0.86%) German Language
19 11 (0.78%) Automotive
19 11 (0.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 475 (33.88%) Project Manager
2 154 (10.98%) Analyst
3 144 (10.27%) Consultant
4 123 (8.77%) Senior Manager
5 121 (8.63%) Developer
6 109 (7.77%) Senior Project Manager
7 103 (7.35%) IT Manager
8 90 (6.42%) SAP Consultant
9 78 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
10 74 (5.28%) Business Analyst
11 58 (4.14%) SAP Manager
12 56 (3.99%) Software Engineer
13 54 (3.85%) Architect
13 54 (3.85%) Logistics Consultant
14 50 (3.57%) SAP Logistics Consultant
14 50 (3.57%) SAP Project Manager
15 45 (3.21%) Lead Developer
16 40 (2.85%) Head of Risk Management
16 40 (2.85%) Head of Technology
17 35 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (7.28%) HTML
2 77 (5.49%) EDI
3 76 (5.42%) CSS
4 71 (5.06%) IDoc
5 65 (4.64%) .NET
6 53 (3.78%) RESTful
7 51 (3.64%) jQuery
8 50 (3.57%) XML
9 45 (3.21%) Web Services
10 24 (1.71%) ASP.NET
11 23 (1.64%) HTML5
11 23 (1.64%) REST
12 20 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (1.21%) JDBC
13 17 (1.21%) Node.js
14 16 (1.14%) LAMP
15 15 (1.07%) CSS3
16 14 (1.00%) Spring
17 13 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (0.93%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 166 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (5.78%) Data Centre
3 64 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 64 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 58 (4.14%) LIMS
5 50 (3.57%) Derivative
6 42 (3.00%) Credit Risk
7 41 (2.92%) Fixed Income
8 40 (2.85%) Equity Derivative
8 40 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 38 (2.71%) Market Risk
9 38 (2.71%) Virtual Team
10 37 (2.64%) PMI
11 22 (1.57%) User Experience
12 18 (1.28%) Fintech
13 16 (1.14%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.07%) NHS
15 13 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.93%) Hedge funds
16 12 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (7.28%) Windows
2 84 (5.99%) Linux
3 29 (2.07%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.00%) Android
5 13 (0.93%) Windows Phone
5 13 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
6 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.50%) CentOS
8 7 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.50%) VxWorks
9 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.29%) Unix
12 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.071%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (41.87%) Project Management
2 463 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
3 349 (24.89%) PRINCE2
4 220 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 195 (13.91%) SDLC
6 186 (13.27%) Change Management
7 156 (11.13%) ITIL
8 152 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 131 (9.34%) Integration Testing
9 131 (9.34%) Software Engineering
10 124 (8.84%) Scrum
11 120 (8.56%) Programme Management
12 116 (8.27%) Migration
13 112 (7.99%) Risk Management
14 109 (7.77%) Waterfall
15 106 (7.56%) Matrix Organization
16 101 (7.20%) Mentoring
17 97 (6.92%) Logistics
18 96 (6.85%) Customer Requirements
19 95 (6.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 145 (10.34%) SQL
2 123 (8.77%) JavaScript
3 105 (7.49%) Java
4 87 (6.21%) C#
5 71 (5.06%) ABAP
6 58 (4.14%) C
7 54 (3.85%) C++
8 51 (3.64%) PHP
9 35 (2.50%) Python
10 16 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.07%) VB.NET
12 12 (0.86%) Ruby
13 11 (0.78%) ES6
13 11 (0.78%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.64%) Embedded C
15 7 (0.50%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.50%) VB
16 6 (0.43%) Embedded C++
16 6 (0.43%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 215 (15.34%) Degree
2 67 (4.78%) APMP
3 65 (4.64%) PMP
4 63 (4.49%) PMI Certification
5 58 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 40 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 37 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (2.35%) Security Cleared
9 29 (2.07%) ISEB
10 25 (1.78%) ISTQB
11 23 (1.64%) Sun Certification
12 22 (1.57%) CISSP
12 22 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
13 21 (1.50%) CISM
13 21 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (1.50%) SC Cleared
14 13 (0.93%) MCSE
15 12 (0.86%) CCIE
15 12 (0.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (12.77%) QA
2 94 (6.70%) PMO
3 22 (1.57%) SLA
4 17 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.00%) GDPR
6 10 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.64%) AIFMD
7 9 (0.64%) UCITS
8 7 (0.50%) COBIT
8 7 (0.50%) PMBOK
8 7 (0.50%) SEPA
9 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.21%) IFRS
10 3 (0.21%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.21%) P3O
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.14%) MiFID
11 2 (0.14%) WCAG
12 1 (0.071%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.71%) XenApp
4 9 (0.64%) Firmware
5 8 (0.57%) vSphere
6 7 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.071%) Docker
10 1 (0.071%) LXC
10 1 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.071%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (0.78%) SCCM
2 9 (0.64%) Nessus
2 9 (0.64%) Nmap
3 8 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.43%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.29%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.14%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.14%) SCOM
6 2 (0.14%) WSUS
6 2 (0.14%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.071%) Kibana
7 1 (0.071%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.071%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.071%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.071%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.071%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 275 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 201 (14.34%) SAP
3 87 (6.21%) Oracle
4 46 (3.28%) Cisco
5 39 (2.78%) VMware
6 32 (2.28%) Google
7 26 (1.85%) Citrix
8 23 (1.64%) Cognizant
9 21 (1.50%) Splunk
10 20 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.21%) Juniper
12 16 (1.14%) CheckPoint
12 16 (1.14%) ServiceNow
13 13 (0.93%) Xerox
14 12 (0.86%) F5
14 12 (0.86%) HP
15 9 (0.64%) NetWitness
15 9 (0.64%) Qualys
16 8 (0.57%) Capita
16 8 (0.57%) Zend