Period
to 18 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 31 71 38
Rank change year-on-year +40 -33 -1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 2,269 439 517
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 7.84% 4.20% 7.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.26% 4.49% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,552 371 406
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £54,750
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.11% -3.10%
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

Project Management 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 WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,461 9,785 6,827
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 94.86% 93.71% 93.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21,348 8,664 5,929
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Project Management
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Project Management trend for jobs with a WFH option

Project Management
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Project Management.

Project Management salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Project Management
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Project Management over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Project Management salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, Project Management job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Project Management.

1 1,005 (44.29%) Social Skills
2 976 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
3 702 (30.94%) Finance
4 585 (25.78%) Project Delivery
5 559 (24.64%) Degree
6 479 (21.11%) Microsoft
7 444 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
8 442 (19.48%) PRINCE2
9 358 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 349 (15.38%) Scrum
11 298 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
12 279 (12.30%) Waterfall
13 257 (11.33%) Azure
14 255 (11.24%) Change Management
15 249 (10.97%) ITIL
16 235 (10.36%) Mentoring
17 232 (10.22%) Data Management
18 229 (10.09%) Risk Management
19 224 (9.87%) SaaS
20 222 (9.78%) Presentation Skills
21 221 (9.74%) Oracle
22 220 (9.70%) Computer Science
23 215 (9.48%) ERP
24 203 (8.95%) SDLC
25 195 (8.59%) Migration
26 194 (8.55%) DevOps
27 185 (8.15%) Pharmaceutical
28 177 (7.80%) Microsoft Project
28 177 (7.80%) AWS
29 173 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 127 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 95 (4.19%) SAS
3 61 (2.69%) Documentum
4 29 (1.28%) Confluence
5 23 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
6 20 (0.88%) CMS
6 20 (0.88%) IIS
7 18 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (0.66%) Apache
10 13 (0.57%) WordPress
11 10 (0.44%) Appian
12 8 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.31%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.26%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
16 2 (0.088%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.088%) WinCC
Applications
1 177 (7.80%) Microsoft Project
2 173 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 164 (7.23%) Microsoft Office
4 140 (6.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 46 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.71%) Windchill
7 10 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.13%) Sketch
12 2 (0.088%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.088%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.088%) InDesign
12 2 (0.088%) Oracle Smart View
13 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 90 (3.97%) NetSuite
2 60 (2.64%) Oracle Clinical
3 39 (1.72%) TrackWise
4 34 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 28 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
6 23 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
6 23 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
7 18 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.53%) Workfront
9 10 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 9 (0.40%) iTrent
11 8 (0.35%) Sage 200
12 7 (0.31%) SAP MDG
13 6 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
13 6 (0.26%) MFGPRO
13 6 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
14 5 (0.22%) SAP FI
14 5 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 257 (11.33%) Azure
2 224 (9.87%) SaaS
3 177 (7.80%) AWS
4 105 (4.63%) Veeva
5 97 (4.28%) Microsoft 365
6 63 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
7 54 (2.38%) GitHub
8 50 (2.20%) Power Platform
9 47 (2.07%) GCP
9 47 (2.07%) Serverless
10 44 (1.94%) PaaS
11 42 (1.85%) IaaS
12 22 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (0.97%) Smartsheet
13 20 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
14 18 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (0.71%) Slack
16 11 (0.48%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.04%) Firewall
2 56 (2.47%) DNS
3 47 (2.07%) WAN
4 43 (1.90%) DHCP
5 41 (1.81%) VPN
6 38 (1.67%) LAN
7 26 (1.15%) Network Security
8 24 (1.06%) HTTP
8 24 (1.06%) TCP/IP
9 21 (0.93%) SSL
9 21 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (0.79%) VoIP
11 15 (0.66%) BGP
11 15 (0.66%) Broadband
11 15 (0.66%) IPv6
11 15 (0.66%) OSPF
11 15 (0.66%) SAN
11 15 (0.66%) VLAN
12 14 (0.62%) Internet
12 14 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 84 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 72 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 58 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (1.67%) Power BI
6 37 (1.63%) Spotfire
7 35 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 29 (1.28%) DTS
9 21 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (0.84%) MySQL
11 16 (0.71%) Metadata
11 16 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 15 (0.66%) Big Data
12 15 (0.66%) Tableau
13 14 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.53%) Redis
14 12 (0.53%) SAP HANA
15 10 (0.44%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.40%) MongoDB
17 8 (0.35%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 160 (7.05%) JIRA
2 48 (2.12%) Git (software)
3 22 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (0.75%) Bitbucket
5 16 (0.71%) Axure RP
6 14 (0.62%) Maven
7 13 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
8 10 (0.44%) Gradle
8 10 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
8 10 (0.44%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.44%) webpack
9 9 (0.40%) NUnit
10 8 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.31%) CircleCI
12 6 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.26%) Subversion
13 5 (0.22%) Cypress.io
13 5 (0.22%) GitLab
14 4 (0.18%) Babel
14 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,005 (44.29%) Social Skills
2 702 (30.94%) Finance
3 298 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (9.78%) Presentation Skills
5 185 (8.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 130 (5.73%) Public Sector
7 127 (5.60%) Marketing
8 94 (4.14%) Organisational Skills
9 92 (4.05%) Retail
10 75 (3.31%) Telecoms
11 63 (2.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 59 (2.60%) Manufacturing
13 58 (2.56%) Legal
14 54 (2.38%) Influencing Skills
15 53 (2.34%) Advertising
16 50 (2.20%) Billing
17 46 (2.03%) Banking
18 43 (1.90%) Law
18 43 (1.90%) Publishing
19 42 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 701 (30.89%) Project Manager
2 241 (10.62%) IT Manager
3 223 (9.83%) Analyst
3 223 (9.83%) Consultant
4 187 (8.24%) IT Project Manager
5 158 (6.96%) Senior Manager
6 129 (5.69%) Developer
7 117 (5.16%) Senior Project Manager
8 92 (4.05%) Programmer
9 90 (3.97%) Architect
10 84 (3.70%) Data Manager
11 83 (3.66%) Business Analyst
12 80 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
13 76 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
14 71 (3.13%) Administrator
15 61 (2.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 60 (2.64%) Senior Programmer
17 55 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
18 54 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
19 52 (2.29%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (3.92%) HTML
2 88 (3.88%) .NET
3 86 (3.79%) CSS
4 73 (3.22%) AngularJS
5 67 (2.95%) RESTful
6 65 (2.86%) Node.js
7 52 (2.29%) React
8 50 (2.20%) HTML5
9 41 (1.81%) CSS3
10 39 (1.72%) REST
11 37 (1.63%) Web Services
12 32 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 30 (1.32%) Spring
14 26 (1.15%) NumPy
14 26 (1.15%) Pandas
14 26 (1.15%) PyTorch
14 26 (1.15%) scikit-learn
14 26 (1.15%) TensorFlow
15 24 (1.06%) XML
16 23 (1.01%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 172 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 131 (5.77%) Life Science
3 128 (5.64%) Self-Motivation
4 109 (4.80%) Data Centre
5 75 (3.31%) User Experience
6 66 (2.91%) Analytical Mindset
7 63 (2.78%) PMI
8 42 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (1.76%) Algorithms
10 39 (1.72%) Pharmacovigilance
11 35 (1.54%) Driving Licence
12 30 (1.32%) Biotechnology
13 28 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 24 (1.06%) Cloud Native
14 24 (1.06%) iPad
15 22 (0.97%) NHS
16 20 (0.88%) Public Cloud
17 16 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
17 16 (0.71%) Cyberattack
17 16 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 165 (7.27%) Windows
2 80 (3.53%) Linux
3 78 (3.44%) Windows Server
4 34 (1.50%) Unix
5 28 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
6 20 (0.88%) Android
7 17 (0.75%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.57%) Debian
10 12 (0.53%) Solaris
11 11 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.44%) AIX
13 9 (0.40%) CentOS
14 8 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
15 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 976 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 585 (25.78%) Project Delivery
3 444 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
4 442 (19.48%) PRINCE2
5 358 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 349 (15.38%) Scrum
7 279 (12.30%) Waterfall
8 255 (11.24%) Change Management
9 249 (10.97%) ITIL
10 235 (10.36%) Mentoring
11 232 (10.22%) Data Management
12 229 (10.09%) Risk Management
13 220 (9.70%) Computer Science
14 215 (9.48%) ERP
15 203 (8.95%) SDLC
16 195 (8.59%) Migration
17 194 (8.55%) DevOps
18 168 (7.40%) Coaching
19 166 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
20 165 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 164 (7.23%) SQL
2 152 (6.70%) Python
3 133 (5.86%) C#
4 121 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 88 (3.88%) TypeScript
6 83 (3.66%) Java
7 52 (2.29%) R
8 48 (2.12%) C
9 38 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 31 (1.37%) PL/SQL
11 27 (1.19%) PHP
12 26 (1.15%) MATLAB
13 25 (1.10%) VB
14 12 (0.53%) Smalltalk
15 11 (0.48%) C++
15 11 (0.48%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.35%) Bash
16 8 (0.35%) Kotlin
17 7 (0.31%) Go
17 7 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 559 (24.64%) Degree
2 168 (7.40%) PMI Certification
3 150 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 149 (6.57%) PMP
5 114 (5.02%) Security Cleared
6 64 (2.82%) Master's Degree
7 57 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 54 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 48 (2.12%) SC Cleared
10 47 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (1.63%) APMP
12 36 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
13 31 (1.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 30 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
15 29 (1.28%) AWS Certification
16 26 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
18 20 (0.88%) CISSP
19 15 (0.66%) MCSE
20 12 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (7.10%) PMO
2 149 (6.57%) QA
3 62 (2.73%) Good Clinical Practice
4 42 (1.85%) CDISC
5 32 (1.41%) NIST
6 31 (1.37%) Accessibility
7 29 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 29 (1.28%) SLA
8 28 (1.23%) IASME
9 26 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 25 (1.10%) GDPR
11 17 (0.75%) ISO 13485
12 16 (0.71%) Data Quality
13 12 (0.53%) PCI DSS
14 11 (0.48%) P3O
15 8 (0.35%) COBIT
16 7 (0.31%) GxP
16 7 (0.31%) HL7
16 7 (0.31%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 65 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 58 (2.56%) Docker
3 46 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.66%) Firmware
6 13 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.48%) KVM
7 11 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (0.40%) vSphere
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.088%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.088%) vCloud
11 2 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.044%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 65 (2.86%) Ansible
2 45 (1.98%) Terraform
3 37 (1.63%) Kubernetes
4 29 (1.28%) CASB
5 28 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (1.23%) Puppet
6 17 (0.75%) Nagios
7 15 (0.66%) SCCM
7 15 (0.66%) WSUS
8 14 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (0.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 11 (0.48%) Rancher
10 10 (0.44%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (0.40%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.40%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (0.35%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.31%) Icinga
13 7 (0.31%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 479 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 221 (9.74%) Oracle
3 125 (5.51%) SAP
4 75 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
5 57 (2.51%) VMware
6 47 (2.07%) Google
7 46 (2.03%) OpenText
8 44 (1.94%) Adobe
9 38 (1.67%) ServiceNow
10 36 (1.59%) JD Edwards
11 35 (1.54%) Cisco
12 33 (1.45%) Workday
13 31 (1.37%) Apple
14 24 (1.06%) Mercator
15 23 (1.01%) PTC
16 21 (0.93%) Red Hat
17 20 (0.88%) SolarWinds
18 19 (0.84%) Sage
19 17 (0.75%) IBM
20 15 (0.66%) Dell