Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 874 786 869
Rank change year-on-year -88 +83 +125
Permanent jobs citing APMP 68 93 242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.51% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 57 77 162
10th Percentile £29,750 £43,325 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £79,600 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 22,097 18,249 35,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 21.61% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12,822 13,670 25,774
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.48%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for APMP in the UK

APMP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing APMP.

Salary trend for APMP in the UK

APMP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing APMP over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -61 57 £60,000 +14.29% 11
UK excluding London -67 47 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South East +8 27 £61,250 +2.08%
London -34 18 £62,500 -16.67% 5
Work from Home -184 18 £68,750 -1.79% 1
South West -47 8 £57,500 +9.52%
Scotland - 5 £33,500 -
Wales -1 3 £34,500 -23.33%
East of England -10 2 £31,000 +6.90% 1
North of England -53 2 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West -34 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -37 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Midlands -41 1 - - 3
Midlands -61 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 56 (82.35%) PRINCE2
2 49 (72.06%) Project Management
3 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (55.88%) Social Skills
4 28 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (38.24%) PMI Certification
6 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Project
7 22 (32.35%) PMP
8 20 (29.41%) Finance
9 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Excel
10 18 (26.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 18 (26.47%) Degree
11 16 (23.53%) Marketing
11 16 (23.53%) Project Planning
12 15 (22.06%) Scrum
13 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
14 13 (19.12%) Presentation Skills
15 12 (17.65%) Project Delivery
15 12 (17.65%) Change Control
15 12 (17.65%) Programme Management
15 12 (17.65%) JIRA
16 11 (16.18%) Digital Marketing
16 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
16 11 (16.18%) PMO
17 10 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (14.71%) Visualisation
17 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
17 10 (14.71%) Data Analysis
18 9 (13.24%) Pharmaceutical

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 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (26.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Azure
1 6 (8.82%) Google Workspace
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
1 3 (4.41%) Intranet
1 3 (4.41%) Unified Communications
1 3 (4.41%) VoIP
2 2 (2.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MS Access
2 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) JIRA
2 9 (13.24%) Axure RP
General
1 38 (55.88%) Social Skills
2 20 (29.41%) Finance
3 16 (23.53%) Marketing
4 13 (19.12%) Presentation Skills
5 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
6 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (13.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (8.82%) Banking
7 6 (8.82%) Legal
7 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (7.35%) Public Sector
9 4 (5.88%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (4.41%) Law
10 3 (4.41%) Military
11 2 (2.94%) Electronics
11 2 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (64.71%) Project Manager
2 13 (19.12%) Senior Manager
2 13 (19.12%) Senior Project Manager
3 12 (17.65%) Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Digital Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Business Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Security Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Security Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Bid Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.41%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Storage Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Google Maps API
2 2 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Digital Media
1 9 (13.24%) PMI
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
2 1 (1.47%) Life Science
2 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
1 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
1 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (82.35%) PRINCE2
2 49 (72.06%) Project Management
3 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (23.53%) Project Planning
6 15 (22.06%) Scrum
7 12 (17.65%) Change Control
7 12 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 12 (17.65%) Project Delivery
8 11 (16.18%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (14.71%) Data Analysis
9 10 (14.71%) Visualisation
10 9 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
11 8 (11.76%) DevOps
12 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (10.29%) ITIL
13 6 (8.82%) Change Management
13 6 (8.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) C
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (38.24%) PMI Certification
2 22 (32.35%) PMP
3 18 (26.47%) Degree
4 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.41%) CCNA
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.41%) ISEB
7 3 (4.41%) MCSE
8 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) CITP
8 2 (2.94%) MBCS
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.47%) PhD
9 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) PMO
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 20022
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.41%) PMBOK
3 2 (2.94%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Google
2 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.41%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Progress