Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 859 992 893
Rank change year-on-year +133 -99 +35
Permanent jobs citing APMP 239 215 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.53% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 154 126 196
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £83,375 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,759 £47,250
% change year-on-year +0.48% +5.31% -4.06%

APMP 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 35,619 40,562 42,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.71% 23.62% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25,461 30,751 33,049
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.23% -2.35%

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing APMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for APMP in the UK

APMP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing APMP.

Salary trend for APMP in the UK

APMP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing APMP over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for APMP in the UK

APMP
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. 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 +117 235 £55,000 +10.00% 6
UK excluding London +72 167 £50,000 +0.48% 2
London +118 71 £65,000 +13.04% 4
South East +55 63 £55,000 +22.22%
South West +29 48 £52,000 +6.67% 1
Midlands +19 19 £65,000 +35.42% 1
North of England +26 18 £48,750 -2.50%
West Midlands +21 17 £65,000 +32.98% 1
East of England +80 16 £50,000 -
North West +49 13 £47,500 -5.47%
Yorkshire -3 5 £50,000 -
East Midlands +27 2 £45,000 -
Scotland +9 2 £57,500 +8.49%
Wales +16 1 £35,000 -13.58%

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT jobs citing APMP 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 APMP.

1 215 (89.96%) PRINCE2
2 179 (74.90%) Project Management
3 132 (55.23%) Finance
4 116 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (38.08%) Security Cleared
6 76 (31.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (26.36%) ITIL
8 61 (25.52%) Degree
9 59 (24.69%) SC Cleared
10 53 (22.18%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (22.18%) Cybersecurity
11 50 (20.92%) DV Cleared
12 48 (20.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 48 (20.08%) Information Security
13 42 (17.57%) PMI Certification
14 41 (17.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 37 (15.48%) PMP
16 35 (14.64%) Scrum
17 30 (12.55%) Waterfall
18 29 (12.13%) Business Development
19 28 (11.72%) Telecoms
20 27 (11.30%) Management Information System
20 27 (11.30%) Programme Management
21 26 (10.88%) Service Management
21 26 (10.88%) Matrix Organization
22 25 (10.46%) Risk Management
22 25 (10.46%) Manufacturing
22 25 (10.46%) Microsoft
23 24 (10.04%) Change Control
23 24 (10.04%) Data Centre

APMP
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 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (1.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.26%) Confluence
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.42%) CMS
4 1 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (7.95%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.51%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.09%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.84%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.84%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.84%) Revit
7 1 (0.42%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.84%) Primavera
1 2 (0.84%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.11%) Office 365
2 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.42%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.18%) Unified Communications
2 5 (2.09%) LAN
2 5 (2.09%) WAN
3 4 (1.67%) SAN
4 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.67%) MS Access
1 4 (1.67%) QualityStage
2 2 (0.84%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.84%) Bitbucket
General
1 132 (55.23%) Finance
2 28 (11.72%) Telecoms
3 25 (10.46%) Manufacturing
4 22 (9.21%) Advertising
5 21 (8.79%) Retail
6 17 (7.11%) Marketing
7 11 (4.60%) Legal
8 10 (4.18%) Electronics
9 6 (2.51%) Military
10 5 (2.09%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.67%) Banking
11 4 (1.67%) Law
12 3 (1.26%) Local Government
13 2 (0.84%) Games
13 2 (0.84%) Publishing
14 1 (0.42%) Back Office
14 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 161 (67.36%) Project Manager
2 27 (11.30%) Security Manager
2 27 (11.30%) Security Project Manager
3 25 (10.46%) Senior Manager
4 24 (10.04%) IT Manager
5 22 (9.21%) Delivery Manager
6 20 (8.37%) IT Project Manager
6 20 (8.37%) Senior Project Manager
7 18 (7.53%) Software Project Manager
8 17 (7.11%) Analyst
9 10 (4.18%) Bid Manager
10 9 (3.77%) Software Manager
11 7 (2.93%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (2.93%) Business Change Manager
11 7 (2.93%) Business Change Project Manager
11 7 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (2.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 6 (2.51%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.67%) .NET
1 4 (1.67%) Middleware
2 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.84%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) HTML5
3 1 (0.42%) JSON
3 1 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.30%) Management Information System
2 24 (10.04%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.11%) PMI
5 9 (3.77%) Virtual Team
6 8 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.51%) Fintech
7 6 (2.51%) Wiki
8 4 (1.67%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.67%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.67%) User Experience
9 2 (0.84%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.42%) Life Science
10 1 (0.42%) LIMS
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.44%) Windows
2 5 (2.09%) Windows 7
2 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.67%) Linux
3 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.42%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (89.96%) PRINCE2
2 179 (74.90%) Project Management
3 116 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (31.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (26.36%) ITIL
6 53 (22.18%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (22.18%) Cybersecurity
7 48 (20.08%) Information Security
8 41 (17.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 35 (14.64%) Scrum
10 30 (12.55%) Waterfall
11 29 (12.13%) Business Development
12 27 (11.30%) Programme Management
13 26 (10.88%) Matrix Organization
13 26 (10.88%) Service Management
14 25 (10.46%) Risk Management
15 24 (10.04%) Change Control
16 22 (9.21%) Project Planning
16 22 (9.21%) SDLC
17 18 (7.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.02%) C
2 2 (0.84%) C#
2 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (38.08%) Security Cleared
2 61 (25.52%) Degree
3 59 (24.69%) SC Cleared
4 50 (20.92%) DV Cleared
5 48 (20.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 42 (17.57%) PMI Certification
7 37 (15.48%) PMP
8 21 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 17 (7.11%) APMG
10 14 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (4.60%) ISEB
12 5 (2.09%) MCSA
12 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (1.67%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (1.26%) HNC
14 3 (1.26%) HND
15 2 (0.84%) CCIE
15 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.44%) GDPR
1 13 (5.44%) PMO
2 10 (4.18%) QA
3 5 (2.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (2.09%) SLA
4 4 (1.67%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 4 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Nagios
2 2 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (10.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.11%) SAP
3 9 (3.77%) Oracle
4 6 (2.51%) Splunk
4 6 (2.51%) Sun
5 4 (1.67%) AppDynamics
5 4 (1.67%) Citrix
5 4 (1.67%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.67%) IBM
5 4 (1.67%) Mitel
5 4 (1.67%) VMware
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco
6 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe