Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 441 482
Rank change year-on-year -108 +41 -8
Permanent jobs citing PMP 393 644 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.39% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 2.19% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 260 384 470
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% -4.17%

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 25106 29443 35025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.80% 27.35% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19713 23133 27759
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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
South East -74 114 £55,000 -4.35% 19
North of England -31 98 £52,500 -4.55% 6
North West -21 59 £45,000 -10.29% 3
Scotland +37 58 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Midlands -68 52 £50,000 +4.17% 4
West Midlands -53 47 £50,000 +4.17% 1
Yorkshire +8 36 £60,000 -4.00% 3
South West +2 30 £50,000 - 3
East of England -23 29 £55,000 -4.35% 11
Northern Ireland -15 11 - -
East Midlands -25 5 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North East - 3 £43,000 -
Wales -4 1 £60,000 +33.33%
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for PMP.

1 339 (86.26%) PRINCE2
2 332 (84.48%) Project Management
3 240 (61.07%) PMI Certification
4 216 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
5 174 (44.27%) Finance
6 130 (33.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 103 (26.21%) Scrum
8 101 (25.70%) Waterfall
9 94 (23.92%) Degree
10 76 (19.34%) Microsoft Project
11 65 (16.54%) Change Management
12 60 (15.27%) ITIL
13 57 (14.50%) Microsoft
14 56 (14.25%) Programme Management
15 54 (13.74%) Resource Management
16 53 (13.49%) PMO
17 52 (13.23%) SDLC
18 50 (12.72%) Risk Management
18 50 (12.72%) Banking
19 46 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
20 45 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
21 40 (10.18%) Business Analysis
21 40 (10.18%) Line Management
22 38 (9.67%) Software Delivery
23 37 (9.41%) Computer Science
24 36 (9.16%) CRM
24 36 (9.16%) Resource Allocation
25 34 (8.65%) Computer Science Degree
25 34 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
25 34 (8.65%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 12 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.27%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.51%) Confluence
4 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.25%) CICS
Applications
1 76 (19.34%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (6.62%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.27%) Chatbot
5 5 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.27%) Primavera
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.51%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) Lawson
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.04%) IaaS
3 8 (2.04%) PaaS
4 5 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.51%) SaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.25%) Force.com
8 1 (0.25%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.31%) Internet
1 13 (3.31%) WAN
2 11 (2.80%) Firewall
3 4 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (1.02%) SMS
4 2 (0.51%) DNS
4 2 (0.51%) LAN
4 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.25%) BGP
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.25%) DHCP
5 1 (0.25%) FWSM
5 1 (0.25%) HTTP
5 1 (0.25%) IPsec
5 1 (0.25%) OSPF
5 1 (0.25%) SNMP
5 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.02%) Big Data
1 4 (1.02%) Data Mining
1 4 (1.02%) Text Mining
2 3 (0.76%) DB2
2 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.51%) MySQL
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.29%) JIRA
2 5 (1.27%) JIRA Agile
2 5 (1.27%) Selenium
3 3 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.25%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 174 (44.27%) Finance
2 50 (12.72%) Banking
3 32 (8.14%) Legal
4 26 (6.62%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.60%) Investment Banking
6 18 (4.58%) Law
7 17 (4.33%) Marketing
8 16 (4.07%) Advertising
8 16 (4.07%) Manufacturing
8 16 (4.07%) Retail
9 12 (3.05%) Retail Banking
10 8 (2.04%) Aerospace
10 8 (2.04%) Publishing
11 7 (1.78%) Automotive
12 6 (1.53%) Electronics
13 4 (1.02%) Billing
13 4 (1.02%) French Language
14 3 (0.76%) Back Office
15 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 261 (66.41%) Project Manager
2 100 (25.45%) IT Manager
3 76 (19.34%) IT Project Manager
4 41 (10.43%) Software Project Manager
5 39 (9.92%) Senior Manager
6 34 (8.65%) Senior Project Manager
7 22 (5.60%) Programme Manager
8 21 (5.34%) Agile Project Manager
8 21 (5.34%) Portfolio Manager
9 20 (5.09%) Delivery Project Manager
10 19 (4.83%) Software Manager
11 15 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 14 (3.56%) Analyst
13 13 (3.31%) Software Delivery Project Manager
14 12 (3.05%) Senior IT Manager
15 11 (2.80%) Scrum Master
16 10 (2.54%) Security Manager
16 10 (2.54%) Senior IT Project Manager
16 10 (2.54%) Technical Manager
17 9 (2.29%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.53%) .NET
1 6 (1.53%) XML
2 4 (1.02%) HTML
3 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (0.76%) JSON
3 3 (0.76%) Middleware
4 2 (0.51%) HTML5
4 2 (0.51%) J2EE
4 2 (0.51%) Kendo UI
4 2 (0.51%) Web Services
5 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.25%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.25%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.25%) COM
5 1 (0.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.25%) SOAP
5 1 (0.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 31 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 31 (7.89%) PMI
4 19 (4.83%) Driving Licence
5 17 (4.33%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.82%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.04%) CMDB
9 4 (1.02%) Fintech
9 4 (1.02%) FMCG
9 4 (1.02%) IPTV
9 4 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (1.02%) STB
9 4 (1.02%) User Experience
9 4 (1.02%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.76%) iPad
10 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.51%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.05%) Windows
2 9 (2.29%) Unix
3 7 (1.78%) Linux
4 4 (1.02%) Solaris
5 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.51%) Android
6 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (86.26%) PRINCE2
2 332 (84.48%) Project Management
3 216 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (33.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 103 (26.21%) Scrum
6 101 (25.70%) Waterfall
7 65 (16.54%) Change Management
8 60 (15.27%) ITIL
9 56 (14.25%) Programme Management
10 54 (13.74%) Resource Management
11 52 (13.23%) SDLC
12 50 (12.72%) Risk Management
13 46 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (10.18%) Business Analysis
14 40 (10.18%) Line Management
15 38 (9.67%) Software Delivery
16 36 (9.16%) CRM
16 36 (9.16%) Resource Allocation
17 31 (7.89%) Change Control
17 31 (7.89%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.07%) Java
2 11 (2.80%) C
3 10 (2.54%) C++
4 9 (2.29%) C#
4 9 (2.29%) SQL
5 7 (1.78%) Perl
6 5 (1.27%) Python
6 5 (1.27%) Ruby
7 4 (1.02%) Embedded C
7 4 (1.02%) Embedded C++
7 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.51%) COBOL
8 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.51%) REXX
8 2 (0.51%) VBA
9 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.25%) ES6
Qualifications
1 240 (61.07%) PMI Certification
2 94 (23.92%) Degree
3 34 (8.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (8.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 26 (6.62%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (5.09%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.82%) APMG
8 13 (3.31%) CISSP
9 12 (3.05%) APMP
9 12 (3.05%) ISEB
10 6 (1.53%) CEH
10 6 (1.53%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (1.53%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.27%) PgMP
12 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.76%) CCNA
13 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.76%) MBA
13 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.49%) PMO
2 18 (4.58%) QA
3 14 (3.56%) PMBOK
4 7 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.53%) GPG13
6 3 (0.76%) GDPR
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
1 2 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.85%) Oracle
3 14 (3.56%) VMware
4 12 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.54%) Citrix
5 10 (2.54%) IBM
6 9 (2.29%) CheckPoint
6 9 (2.29%) SAP
7 8 (2.04%) EMC
7 8 (2.04%) NetApp
8 7 (1.78%) Blue Prism
8 7 (1.78%) Cisco
8 7 (1.78%) HP
9 6 (1.53%) Cognizant
10 5 (1.27%) Adobe
10 5 (1.27%) Google
11 4 (1.02%) iManage
11 4 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (0.76%) Rockwell