Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 487 537 436
Rank change year-on-year +50 -101 +27
Permanent jobs citing PMP 442 390 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.48% 0.41% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.94% 1.58% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 283 268 430
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +7.84%
10th Percentile £37,100 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,625 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

PMP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22,785 24,727 30,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.82% 25.71% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16,917 19,504 24,360
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £24,613
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing PMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for PMP in the UK excluding London

PMP
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMP in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for PMP in the UK excluding London

PMP
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PMP in the UK excluding London

PMP
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
South East +69 179 £60,000 +9.09% 13
North of England +60 97 £50,000 -4.76% 6
North West +41 80 £50,000 +9.89% 4
South West +13 49 £41,500 -4.05% 1
Midlands +12 47 £47,500 -16.30% 9
West Midlands +21 42 £45,000 -20.70% 5
East of England +24 39 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Scotland +1 25 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Yorkshire +14 15 £45,000 -25.00% 2
East Midlands -8 5 £57,500 +2.22% 4
Wales +2 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Northern Ireland +5 3 £45,000 - 1
North East -8 2 £32,000 -25.58%
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing PMP 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 across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for PMP.

1 352 (79.64%) PRINCE2
2 331 (74.89%) Project Management
3 315 (71.27%) PMI Certification
4 194 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (38.69%) Finance
6 124 (28.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 122 (27.60%) Degree
8 104 (23.53%) Microsoft Project
9 94 (21.27%) PMO
10 87 (19.68%) Waterfall
11 83 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
12 79 (17.87%) ITIL
13 69 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
14 64 (14.48%) Scrum
15 61 (13.80%) SDLC
16 56 (12.67%) Programme Management
16 56 (12.67%) Microsoft
17 55 (12.44%) Management Information System
17 55 (12.44%) Line Management
18 52 (11.76%) Risk Management
19 51 (11.54%) Change Management
19 51 (11.54%) PRINCE
19 51 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 51 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
20 50 (11.31%) Decision-Making
21 49 (11.09%) Continuous Improvement
21 49 (11.09%) PMI
22 46 (10.41%) Self-Motivation
23 45 (10.18%) Presales
24 44 (9.95%) Microsoft Office

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 24 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.81%) Confluence
3 4 (0.90%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.45%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) CICS
5 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.23%) SAS
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 104 (23.53%) Microsoft Project
2 44 (9.95%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (6.33%) MS Visio
5 19 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.13%) SAP CO
1 5 (1.13%) SAP FI
1 5 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (1.13%) SAP MM
1 5 (1.13%) SAP R/3
1 5 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
1 5 (1.13%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.90%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.07%) IaaS
1 18 (4.07%) PaaS
2 13 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.94%) Office 365
3 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.45%) GitHub
5 2 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.11%) Firewall
2 8 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (1.81%) Network Security
2 8 (1.81%) SSL
3 7 (1.58%) DHCP
3 7 (1.58%) DNS
3 7 (1.58%) VPN
4 6 (1.36%) Wireless
5 5 (1.13%) BGP
5 5 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (1.13%) FWSM
5 5 (1.13%) IPsec
5 5 (1.13%) OSPF
5 5 (1.13%) SNMP
5 5 (1.13%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (0.90%) LAN
7 3 (0.68%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (0.68%) SAN
8 2 (0.45%) WAN
8 2 (0.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.90%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (0.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.68%) Text Mining
4 2 (0.45%) DB2
4 2 (0.45%) MS Access
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.23%) Big Data
5 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Power BI
5 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (5.66%) JIRA
2 5 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.45%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.45%) JMeter
4 2 (0.45%) JUnit
4 2 (0.45%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.45%) Selenium
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 171 (38.69%) Finance
2 38 (8.60%) Banking
3 26 (5.88%) Retail
4 19 (4.30%) Law
5 18 (4.07%) Publishing
6 17 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 16 (3.62%) Manufacturing
8 15 (3.39%) Billing
9 14 (3.17%) Legal
10 10 (2.26%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.58%) Marketing
12 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
13 5 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.90%) Advertising
14 4 (0.90%) French Language
14 4 (0.90%) German Language
15 3 (0.68%) Electronics
16 2 (0.45%) Back Office
16 2 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
17 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (45.25%) Project Manager
2 70 (15.84%) IT Manager
3 54 (12.22%) Programme Manager
4 48 (10.86%) IT Project Manager
5 36 (8.14%) Analyst
6 27 (6.11%) Architect
7 24 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (4.98%) Consultant
8 22 (4.98%) Infrastructure Manager
8 22 (4.98%) Software Project Manager
9 21 (4.75%) PMO Analyst
10 19 (4.30%) Agile Scrum Master
10 19 (4.30%) IT Programme Manager
10 19 (4.30%) Scrum Master
11 16 (3.62%) PMO Manager
11 16 (3.62%) Software Manager
12 15 (3.39%) Senior Manager
12 15 (3.39%) Senior Project Manager
13 13 (2.94%) Portfolio Manager
13 13 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.04%) EDI
2 8 (1.81%) XML
2 8 (1.81%) XML Messaging
3 6 (1.36%) LDAP
4 3 (0.68%) CGI
5 2 (0.45%) Web Services
6 1 (0.23%) .NET
6 1 (0.23%) COM
6 1 (0.23%) React Native
6 1 (0.23%) REST
6 1 (0.23%) Velocity
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 83 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (12.44%) Management Information System
3 49 (11.09%) PMI
4 46 (10.41%) Self-Motivation
5 43 (9.73%) Data Centre
6 40 (9.05%) Computer Science
7 25 (5.66%) User Experience
8 18 (4.07%) CMDB
8 18 (4.07%) Virtual Team
9 12 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.13%) PKI
12 4 (0.90%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.68%) Fintech
13 3 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.68%) Life Science
14 2 (0.45%) FMCG
14 2 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
15 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
15 1 (0.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.04%) Windows
2 8 (1.81%) Linux
3 5 (1.13%) Unix
4 3 (0.68%) Solaris
5 2 (0.45%) AIX
5 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (79.64%) PRINCE2
2 331 (74.89%) Project Management
3 194 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (28.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (19.68%) Waterfall
6 79 (17.87%) ITIL
7 69 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (14.48%) Scrum
9 61 (13.80%) SDLC
10 56 (12.67%) Programme Management
11 55 (12.44%) Line Management
12 52 (11.76%) Risk Management
13 51 (11.54%) Change Management
13 51 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
13 51 (11.54%) PRINCE
14 50 (11.31%) Decision-Making
15 49 (11.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 45 (10.18%) Presales
17 44 (9.95%) Business Analysis
18 40 (9.05%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.66%) C
2 13 (2.94%) SQL
3 5 (1.13%) Java
4 4 (0.90%) C#
5 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.23%) COBOL
6 1 (0.23%) Perl
6 1 (0.23%) PL/1
6 1 (0.23%) Python
6 1 (0.23%) REXX
6 1 (0.23%) VB
6 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 315 (71.27%) PMI Certification
2 122 (27.60%) Degree
3 51 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 34 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 31 (7.01%) ISEB
6 30 (6.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (4.52%) APMP
8 19 (4.30%) CISSP
9 18 (4.07%) CEH
9 18 (4.07%) CompTIA Security+
10 17 (3.85%) Security Cleared
11 14 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.71%) IIBA
12 12 (2.71%) SC Cleared
13 11 (2.49%) CBAP
14 9 (2.04%) APMG
14 9 (2.04%) MBA
15 7 (1.58%) CCNP
15 7 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.90%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (21.27%) PMO
2 34 (7.69%) QA
3 18 (4.07%) GDPR
3 18 (4.07%) GPG13
3 18 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (3.17%) P3O
5 11 (2.49%) SLA
6 4 (0.90%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) EMIR
7 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.23%) MiFID
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.45%) ACF2
4 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.45%) RACF
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) SCOM
1 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 56 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.66%) Citrix
2 25 (5.66%) VMware
3 23 (5.20%) CheckPoint
4 21 (4.75%) SAP
5 19 (4.30%) NetApp
6 18 (4.07%) EMC
7 11 (2.49%) Cisco
8 9 (2.04%) Oracle
9 5 (1.13%) CA
9 5 (1.13%) F5
9 5 (1.13%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.13%) HP
9 5 (1.13%) Juniper
9 5 (1.13%) Sage
9 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.90%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.45%) McAfee
11 2 (0.45%) Zoho