Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 502 535 484
Rank change year-on-year +33 -51 -38
Permanent jobs citing PMP 492 427 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.50% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 1.65% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 351 322 430
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,950 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +4.35%

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 24,176 25,886 33,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.38% 25.70% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18,099 20,295 26,235
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,898 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.64% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +41 172 £57,500 +4.55% 24
North of England +34 100 £50,000 - 8
Midlands -3 74 £50,000 -9.09% 5
North West +20 62 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Scotland +24 59 £55,000 +29.41% 6
West Midlands +15 53 £55,000 -4.35% 4
East of England +10 48 £52,500 -4.55% 3
South West -36 32 £42,000 -6.67% 6
Yorkshire +26 30 £52,500 -4.55% 3
East Midlands +2 21 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North East -9 8 £43,000 -4.44% 2
Wales +7 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Northern Ireland +1 3 £45,000 -25.00%
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 424 (86.18%) PRINCE2
2 386 (78.46%) Project Management
3 339 (68.90%) PMI Certification
4 236 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (33.94%) Finance
6 129 (26.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 120 (24.39%) Degree
8 107 (21.75%) ITIL
9 101 (20.53%) Microsoft Project
10 85 (17.28%) Waterfall
11 82 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 82 (16.67%) Scrum
12 80 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
13 77 (15.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 75 (15.24%) Change Management
15 69 (14.02%) Service Delivery
15 69 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
16 67 (13.62%) Presales
16 67 (13.62%) Programme Management
17 66 (13.41%) PMO
18 65 (13.21%) Line Management
19 62 (12.60%) SDLC
20 59 (11.99%) Self-Motivation
21 53 (10.77%) ITIL V3
22 51 (10.37%) Service Management
23 50 (10.16%) Management Information System
23 50 (10.16%) Banking
23 50 (10.16%) PMI
24 48 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
25 47 (9.55%) Data Centre

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 30 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.64%) Confluence
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.61%) CICS
4 3 (0.61%) SAS
4 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.20%) Apache
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 101 (20.53%) Microsoft Project
2 37 (7.52%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (2.85%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) Aareon QL
2 4 (0.81%) Academy Housing
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.81%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.81%) MIS ActiveH
2 4 (0.81%) Northgate Housing
2 4 (0.81%) OPENContractor
2 4 (0.81%) OPENHousing
2 4 (0.81%) Orchard Housing
2 4 (0.81%) Servitor
3 3 (0.61%) Maximo
3 3 (0.61%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.41%) Primavera
4 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.20%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.47%) IaaS
2 22 (4.47%) PaaS
3 19 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.25%) Office 365
5 8 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.41%) GitHub
8 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.91%) Firewall
2 18 (3.66%) DHCP
2 18 (3.66%) DNS
3 15 (3.05%) BGP
3 15 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (3.05%) FWSM
3 15 (3.05%) IPsec
3 15 (3.05%) OSPF
3 15 (3.05%) SNMP
3 15 (3.05%) Software-Defined Networking
3 15 (3.05%) VPN
4 5 (1.02%) Broadband
5 3 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.61%) Network Security
5 3 (0.61%) SSL
6 2 (0.41%) LAN
7 1 (0.20%) SMS
7 1 (0.20%) WAN
7 1 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.42%) Relational Database
2 6 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.22%) QlikView
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.81%) DB2
4 4 (0.81%) Electronic Patient Records
4 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.61%) Power BI
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.41%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (8.13%) JIRA
2 15 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (1.22%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (0.81%) Selenium
4 4 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.61%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.61%) JMeter
5 3 (0.61%) JUnit
5 3 (0.61%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.20%) Grunt
General
1 167 (33.94%) Finance
2 50 (10.16%) Banking
3 33 (6.71%) Retail
4 26 (5.28%) Marketing
5 23 (4.67%) Retail Banking
6 22 (4.47%) Publishing
7 17 (3.46%) Advertising
7 17 (3.46%) Manufacturing
8 16 (3.25%) Legal
9 10 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.03%) Law
10 9 (1.83%) Billing
11 4 (0.81%) French Language
11 4 (0.81%) German Language
11 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 260 (52.85%) Project Manager
2 94 (19.11%) IT Manager
3 79 (16.06%) IT Project Manager
4 53 (10.77%) Software Project Manager
5 36 (7.32%) Programme Manager
5 36 (7.32%) Senior Manager
6 35 (7.11%) Senior Project Manager
7 34 (6.91%) Architect
8 26 (5.28%) Analyst
8 26 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (3.86%) Infrastructure Manager
10 17 (3.46%) PMO Manager
10 17 (3.46%) Software Manager
11 15 (3.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 15 (3.05%) Network Specialist
11 15 (3.05%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 15 (3.05%) Senior Network Specialist
12 14 (2.85%) Senior IT Manager
12 14 (2.85%) Senior IT Project Manager
13 13 (2.64%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.25%) LDAP
2 8 (1.63%) EDI
3 7 (1.42%) XML
4 6 (1.22%) .NET
5 5 (1.02%) JSON
5 5 (1.02%) RESTful
5 5 (1.02%) Web Services
6 4 (0.81%) EJB
6 4 (0.81%) Spring
6 4 (0.81%) Struts
7 3 (0.61%) REST
7 3 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.61%) XML Messaging
8 2 (0.41%) Middleware
9 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.20%) CGI
9 1 (0.20%) jQuery
9 1 (0.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (11.99%) Self-Motivation
3 50 (10.16%) Management Information System
3 50 (10.16%) PMI
4 47 (9.55%) Data Centre
5 34 (6.91%) Computer Science
6 26 (5.28%) User Experience
6 26 (5.28%) Virtual Team
7 22 (4.47%) CMDB
8 15 (3.05%) PKI
9 13 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.44%) Mobile App
11 11 (2.24%) FMCG
12 4 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.81%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.61%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
14 2 (0.41%) Life Science
14 2 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.83%) Windows
2 5 (1.02%) Linux
3 4 (0.81%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (86.18%) PRINCE2
2 386 (78.46%) Project Management
3 236 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (26.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 107 (21.75%) ITIL
6 85 (17.28%) Waterfall
7 82 (16.67%) Scrum
8 77 (15.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 75 (15.24%) Change Management
10 69 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (14.02%) Service Delivery
11 67 (13.62%) Presales
11 67 (13.62%) Programme Management
12 65 (13.21%) Line Management
13 62 (12.60%) SDLC
14 53 (10.77%) ITIL V3
15 51 (10.37%) Service Management
16 47 (9.55%) Software Delivery
17 43 (8.74%) Decision-Making
17 43 (8.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.28%) C
2 13 (2.64%) Java
3 8 (1.63%) C++
3 8 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.42%) SQL
5 5 (1.02%) C#
5 5 (1.02%) VBScript
6 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.61%) COBOL
7 3 (0.61%) Perl
7 3 (0.61%) PL/1
7 3 (0.61%) Python
7 3 (0.61%) REXX
7 3 (0.61%) Scala
7 3 (0.61%) VB
8 2 (0.41%) PHP
8 2 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 339 (68.90%) PMI Certification
2 120 (24.39%) Degree
3 39 (7.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 37 (7.52%) ISEB
5 32 (6.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (4.47%) CCNP
7 22 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (4.07%) Security Cleared
9 18 (3.66%) CEH
9 18 (3.66%) CISSP
9 18 (3.66%) CompTIA Security+
10 16 (3.25%) SC Cleared
11 15 (3.05%) CAPM
12 14 (2.85%) APMP
13 11 (2.24%) APMG
14 10 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (1.22%) ISTQB
17 5 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (13.41%) PMO
2 29 (5.89%) QA
3 24 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (3.66%) GPG13
5 15 (3.05%) GDPR
6 13 (2.64%) PMBOK
7 11 (2.24%) P3O
8 8 (1.63%) SLA
9 6 (1.22%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.81%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.81%) GCP
11 1 (0.20%) EMIR
11 1 (0.20%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.20%) MiFID
11 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.81%) ACF2
3 4 (0.81%) RACF
4 3 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.41%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.41%) XenApp
5 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) HP ALM
1 3 (0.61%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 82 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.71%) CheckPoint
3 30 (6.10%) Citrix
3 30 (6.10%) VMware
4 28 (5.69%) SAP
5 23 (4.67%) NetApp
6 22 (4.47%) EMC
7 21 (4.27%) Cisco
8 20 (4.07%) F5
9 19 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (3.05%) CA
10 15 (3.05%) Fortinet
10 15 (3.05%) Juniper
10 15 (3.05%) Oracle
11 10 (2.03%) Google
12 7 (1.42%) IBM
13 5 (1.02%) HP
14 4 (0.81%) Aareon
14 4 (0.81%) Dell
14 4 (0.81%) Sage