Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 908 840 939
Rank change year-on-year -68 +99 +90
Permanent jobs citing APMP 262 343 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.77% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 175 225 292
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,800 £30,650 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 40,827 44,777 57,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.54% 25.65% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 31,714 35,555 46,289
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,616 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for APMP in the UK

APMP
Top 15 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 22 January 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
England -61 253 £55,000 +10.00% 20
UK excluding London -31 198 £50,000 +11.11% 13
London -51 64 £55,000 -4.35% 8
South East +18 49 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Midlands +2 43 £57,500 +27.78% 2
South West -21 41 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England +18 33 £50,000 +38.89% 2
West Midlands +5 30 £57,925 +37.92% 2
North of England -35 23 £48,750 +8.33% 2
East Midlands +8 13 £48,750 -18.75%
Yorkshire -10 11 £47,000 +4.44% 2
North West +1 9 £57,500 +35.29%
Scotland -33 5 £63,000 -6.67%
Wales +12 4 £40,500 +15.71% 1
North East -14 3 £50,000 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing APMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for APMP.

1 244 (93.13%) PRINCE2
2 189 (72.14%) Project Management
3 141 (53.82%) Finance
4 91 (34.73%) ITIL
4 91 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (23.28%) Project Planning
7 57 (21.76%) PMO
8 55 (20.99%) Microsoft Project
9 52 (19.85%) Data Centre
10 50 (19.08%) Matrix Organization
11 46 (17.56%) Retail
12 44 (16.79%) Manufacturing
13 43 (16.41%) Scrum
13 43 (16.41%) Knowledge Management
13 43 (16.41%) Degree
14 37 (14.12%) Security Cleared
14 37 (14.12%) Telecoms
14 37 (14.12%) PMI Certification
15 34 (12.98%) Microsoft Office
16 31 (11.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 30 (11.45%) PMP
18 27 (10.31%) Virtual Team
19 25 (9.54%) Matrix Management
19 25 (9.54%) Waterfall
20 24 (9.16%) Programme Management
20 24 (9.16%) Microsoft Excel
20 24 (9.16%) Microsoft
21 23 (8.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 21 (8.02%) Service Management

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 10 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.38%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (20.99%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (12.98%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (9.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (4.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (4.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.38%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.91%) Office 365
3 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.82%) LAN
1 10 (3.82%) WAN
2 7 (2.67%) VoIP
3 4 (1.53%) Firewall
3 4 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.15%) SMS
5 2 (0.76%) MPLS
5 2 (0.76%) PABX
5 2 (0.76%) PBX
5 2 (0.76%) VLAN
6 1 (0.38%) 3G
6 1 (0.38%) 4G
6 1 (0.38%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) LTE
6 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.91%) Data Lake
2 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) Big Data
3 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.38%) HDInsight
3 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.38%) MySQL
3 1 (0.38%) OLAP
3 1 (0.38%) Power BI
3 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 141 (53.82%) Finance
2 46 (17.56%) Retail
3 44 (16.79%) Manufacturing
4 37 (14.12%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.34%) Legal
6 11 (4.20%) Marketing
7 6 (2.29%) Banking
8 4 (1.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.76%) Automotive
9 2 (0.76%) Games
9 2 (0.76%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 185 (70.61%) Project Manager
2 58 (22.14%) Senior Manager
3 53 (20.23%) Senior Project Manager
4 33 (12.60%) IT Manager
5 32 (12.21%) IT Project Manager
6 12 (4.58%) Agile Project Manager
6 12 (4.58%) Consultant
7 11 (4.20%) Coordinator
7 11 (4.20%) Development Manager
7 11 (4.20%) Development Project Manager
7 11 (4.20%) Project Coordinator
8 10 (3.82%) Agile Development Manager
8 10 (3.82%) Junior
9 9 (3.44%) Analyst
9 9 (3.44%) Programme Manager
9 9 (3.44%) Transformation Manager
10 8 (3.05%) Delivery Project Manager
10 8 (3.05%) SAP Manager
10 8 (3.05%) SAP Project Manager
10 8 (3.05%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.96%) .NET
2 7 (2.67%) EDI
2 7 (2.67%) XML
3 3 (1.15%) HTML
3 3 (1.15%) HTML5
3 3 (1.15%) JSON
3 3 (1.15%) RESTful
4 1 (0.38%) LAMP
4 1 (0.38%) MDX
4 1 (0.38%) Middleware
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.85%) Data Centre
2 27 (10.31%) Virtual Team
3 21 (8.02%) Management Information System
4 20 (7.63%) PMI
5 17 (6.49%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.44%) NHS
7 5 (1.91%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.53%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.15%) Social Media
10 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.76%) Marketing Technology
11 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.15%) Android
1 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.38%) Linux
2 1 (0.38%) Unix
2 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (93.13%) PRINCE2
2 189 (72.14%) Project Management
3 91 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (34.73%) ITIL
4 63 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (23.28%) Project Planning
6 50 (19.08%) Matrix Organization
7 43 (16.41%) Knowledge Management
7 43 (16.41%) Scrum
8 25 (9.54%) Matrix Management
8 25 (9.54%) Waterfall
9 24 (9.16%) Programme Management
10 21 (8.02%) Service Management
11 19 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (7.25%) Risk Management
12 18 (6.87%) Change Management
12 18 (6.87%) Information Security
13 16 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (6.11%) Programme Delivery
13 16 (6.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.11%) C
2 15 (5.73%) SQL
3 14 (5.34%) Java
4 13 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.96%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (16.41%) Degree
2 37 (14.12%) PMI Certification
2 37 (14.12%) Security Cleared
3 31 (11.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 30 (11.45%) PMP
5 23 (8.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (6.11%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.73%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (4.58%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.67%) CAPM
10 4 (1.53%) CISSP
11 3 (1.15%) ISEB
12 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.38%) APMG
13 1 (0.38%) CCNP
13 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (21.76%) PMO
2 9 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.53%) GDPR
4 3 (1.15%) SLA
5 2 (0.76%) P3O
5 2 (0.76%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.76%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.11%) SAP
3 7 (2.67%) Oracle
4 6 (2.29%) Mitel
5 5 (1.91%) Adobe
6 4 (1.53%) Avaya
7 3 (1.15%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco
7 3 (1.15%) Planview
8 2 (0.76%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.38%) Casewise
9 1 (0.38%) Google
9 1 (0.38%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.38%) HP
9 1 (0.38%) IBM
9 1 (0.38%) IDERA
9 1 (0.38%) Tableau
9 1 (0.38%) Talend
9 1 (0.38%) Teradata