Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Planning
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 416 440 379
Rank change year-on-year +24 -61 -55
Permanent jobs citing Project Planning 1,242 1,239 1,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.70% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.76% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 931 850 1,290
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 153,971 162,157 179,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122,527 129,139 149,493
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 1,083 £50,000 -4.76% 157
UK excluding London +46 716 £46,500 -2.11% 109
London +2 438 £59,000 -9.23% 58
South East +10 208 £50,000 -4.76% 29
North of England +12 162 £42,500 -5.03% 27
Midlands +16 147 £36,000 -20.00% 16
West Midlands +26 113 £35,000 -17.65% 11
North West +30 95 £45,000 +7.14% 16
South West +49 73 £47,500 +18.75% 16
East of England +16 55 £50,000 -9.09% 11
Yorkshire +16 54 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Scotland -16 42 £52,500 -3.67% 8
East Midlands -6 34 £42,500 -17.07% 5
Wales +22 30 £60,000 +33.33% 2
North East -17 13 £35,000 -41.67% 1
Northern Ireland +9 8 £32,500 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 684 (55.07%) Project Management
2 553 (44.52%) Finance
3 402 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
4 347 (27.94%) PRINCE2
5 256 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 250 (20.13%) Change Management
7 232 (18.68%) Microsoft
8 199 (16.02%) Microsoft Project
9 182 (14.65%) Degree
10 177 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
11 176 (14.17%) PMO
12 148 (11.92%) SQL
13 142 (11.43%) Programme Management
14 138 (11.11%) Scrum
14 138 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
15 128 (10.31%) SAP
15 128 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
16 120 (9.66%) Retail
17 115 (9.26%) Decision-Making
18 114 (9.18%) ITIL
19 106 (8.53%) QA
20 105 (8.45%) Waterfall
21 104 (8.37%) Risk Management
22 98 (7.89%) SDLC
23 97 (7.81%) Windows
24 91 (7.33%) SharePoint
25 86 (6.92%) ERP
25 86 (6.92%) Data Centre
26 85 (6.84%) Change Control
26 85 (6.84%) 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 91 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.37%) Confluence
2 17 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (0.97%) IIS
5 9 (0.72%) MS Project Server
5 9 (0.72%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.56%) SAS
6 7 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.48%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.40%) Apache
8 5 (0.40%) Drupal
8 5 (0.40%) WordPress
9 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.24%) CMS
10 3 (0.24%) GeoServer
Applications
1 199 (16.02%) Microsoft Project
2 79 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
4 54 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (3.46%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.81%) SPSS
7 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (0.89%) SAP APO
5 9 (0.72%) Primavera
6 7 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.56%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.32%) Infor SunSystems
8 4 (0.32%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.32%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.32%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.32%) SAP PM
8 4 (0.32%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.24%) CA PPM
9 3 (0.24%) SAP SCM
9 3 (0.24%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 77 (6.20%) Office 365
2 58 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
5 22 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.45%) SaaS
8 13 (1.05%) PaaS
9 11 (0.89%) IaaS
10 8 (0.64%) GitHub
11 7 (0.56%) G Suite
12 5 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.32%) Yammer
14 3 (0.24%) Google Play
14 3 (0.24%) iTunes
15 2 (0.16%) Asana
15 2 (0.16%) Force.com
15 2 (0.16%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.54%) Firewall
2 27 (2.17%) VPN
3 26 (2.09%) DNS
4 24 (1.93%) Internet
5 20 (1.61%) WAN
6 19 (1.53%) SAN
6 19 (1.53%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.37%) LAN
8 13 (1.05%) VLAN
9 12 (0.97%) DHCP
10 11 (0.89%) VoIP
11 10 (0.81%) H.323
11 10 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.72%) Network Security
13 8 (0.64%) HTTP
14 7 (0.56%) MPLS
14 7 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (0.56%) Skype
14 7 (0.56%) SMS
14 7 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.22%) Big Data
3 23 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.37%) MySQL
6 12 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.56%) SAP HANA
11 6 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
11 6 (0.48%) QlikView
12 5 (0.40%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.32%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.32%) Power BI
13 4 (0.32%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 60 (4.83%) JIRA
2 23 (1.85%) Selenium
3 18 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (1.21%) HP UFT
5 15 (1.21%) SpecFlow
6 14 (1.13%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.05%) eCATT
7 13 (1.05%) LSMW
8 12 (0.97%) Subversion
9 9 (0.72%) VersionOne
10 8 (0.64%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.56%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.48%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.48%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.32%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
13 4 (0.32%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.24%) PHPUnit
General
1 553 (44.52%) Finance
2 120 (9.66%) Retail
3 82 (6.60%) Manufacturing
4 57 (4.59%) Banking
5 45 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 43 (3.46%) Marketing
7 36 (2.90%) Billing
8 31 (2.50%) Publishing
9 24 (1.93%) Legal
10 21 (1.69%) Law
11 19 (1.53%) Advertising
12 18 (1.45%) Retail Banking
13 14 (1.13%) French Language
14 12 (0.97%) German Language
15 11 (0.89%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.81%) Back Office
16 10 (0.81%) General Ledger
17 9 (0.72%) Automotive
18 6 (0.48%) Electronics
18 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 563 (45.33%) Project Manager
2 153 (12.32%) Analyst
3 103 (8.29%) IT Manager
4 85 (6.84%) IT Project Manager
4 85 (6.84%) Senior Manager
5 82 (6.60%) Senior Project Manager
6 76 (6.12%) Consultant
7 71 (5.72%) SAP Manager
8 70 (5.64%) SAP Project Manager
9 64 (5.15%) Developer
10 63 (5.07%) Business Analyst
11 45 (3.62%) Junior
12 41 (3.30%) Architect
13 39 (3.14%) Junior Project Manager
14 35 (2.82%) Software Project Manager
15 33 (2.66%) Digital Project Manager
16 31 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
16 31 (2.50%) PMO Manager
17 27 (2.17%) Project Analyst
18 26 (2.09%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.22%) HTML
2 30 (2.42%) .NET
3 26 (2.09%) CSS
4 20 (1.61%) Web Services
5 19 (1.53%) REST
6 18 (1.45%) XML
7 16 (1.29%) EDI
7 16 (1.29%) Node.js
8 15 (1.21%) Gherkin
9 14 (1.13%) Velocity
10 13 (1.05%) HTML5
10 13 (1.05%) IDoc
11 12 (0.97%) SOAP
12 10 (0.81%) React
13 9 (0.72%) AngularJS
14 8 (0.64%) J2EE
14 8 (0.64%) WCF
15 7 (0.56%) ASP.NET
16 6 (0.48%) JSON
16 6 (0.48%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 138 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.92%) Data Centre
3 73 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 68 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 61 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
6 52 (4.19%) User Experience
7 34 (2.74%) PMI
8 15 (1.21%) Fintech
9 14 (1.13%) FMCG
10 13 (1.05%) LIMS
10 13 (1.05%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 12 (0.97%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.81%) Clustering
12 10 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.81%) Reinsurance
13 9 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.56%) CMDB
14 7 (0.56%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 97 (7.81%) Windows
2 54 (4.35%) Linux
3 32 (2.58%) Windows Server
4 28 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (2.01%) Unix
7 21 (1.69%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.72%) Android
10 9 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.40%) AIX
12 5 (0.40%) CentOS
12 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.081%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (55.07%) Project Management
2 402 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
3 347 (27.94%) PRINCE2
4 256 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 250 (20.13%) Change Management
6 177 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
7 142 (11.43%) Programme Management
8 138 (11.11%) Scrum
9 128 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 115 (9.26%) Decision-Making
11 114 (9.18%) ITIL
12 105 (8.45%) Waterfall
13 104 (8.37%) Risk Management
14 98 (7.89%) SDLC
15 86 (6.92%) ERP
16 85 (6.84%) Business Analysis
16 85 (6.84%) Change Control
17 84 (6.76%) Time Management
18 82 (6.60%) Matrix Organization
19 80 (6.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 148 (11.92%) SQL
2 56 (4.51%) Java
3 49 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 43 (3.46%) C#
5 28 (2.25%) Python
6 22 (1.77%) C
7 15 (1.21%) PHP
8 13 (1.05%) ABAP
8 13 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.64%) C++
9 8 (0.64%) Ruby
10 7 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.48%) ES6
11 6 (0.48%) Scala
12 5 (0.40%) BeanShell
12 5 (0.40%) Go
12 5 (0.40%) Java 8
12 5 (0.40%) Java 9
13 4 (0.32%) Kotlin
13 4 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 182 (14.65%) Degree
2 76 (6.12%) PMP
3 73 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 52 (4.19%) APMP
5 49 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 39 (3.14%) ISEB
7 35 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (2.42%) Security Cleared
9 25 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
10 19 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (1.45%) ISTQB
12 14 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (1.05%) MAPM
14 12 (0.97%) SC Cleared
15 11 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.89%) MCSE
16 9 (0.72%) BC Cleared
16 9 (0.72%) CCNP
17 8 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (14.17%) PMO
2 106 (8.53%) QA
3 30 (2.42%) SLA
4 22 (1.77%) GDPR
5 9 (0.72%) P3O
5 9 (0.72%) PMBOK
6 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.40%) SEPA
7 5 (0.40%) TARGET2
8 4 (0.32%) COBIT
8 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.24%) MiFID
9 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) EMIR
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 15765
10 2 (0.16%) PSD2
11 1 (0.081%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.081%) GLP
11 1 (0.081%) GMP
System Software
1 57 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.37%) Docker
5 14 (1.13%) XenDesktop
6 11 (0.89%) XenApp
7 10 (0.81%) vSphere
8 6 (0.48%) vCloud
9 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.16%) Firmware
10 2 (0.16%) KVM
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.081%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (0.81%) SCCM
2 9 (0.72%) Ansible
3 7 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.48%) Puppet
5 5 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.40%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.32%) NetVault Backup
6 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.32%) SCOM
7 3 (0.24%) QRadar
7 3 (0.24%) TADDM
8 2 (0.16%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.16%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.081%) Mesos
Vendors
1 232 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 128 (10.31%) SAP
3 62 (4.99%) VMware
4 41 (3.30%) Oracle
5 40 (3.22%) Citrix
5 40 (3.22%) Google
6 36 (2.90%) Cisco
7 25 (2.01%) HP
8 19 (1.53%) Capita
9 15 (1.21%) Sun
10 14 (1.13%) Cognizant
11 12 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.89%) IBM
13 10 (0.81%) Palo Alto
14 9 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
14 9 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.72%) Tableau
15 8 (0.64%) Adobe
16 7 (0.56%) Dell
16 7 (0.56%) EMC