Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 864 949 925
Rank change year-on-year +85 -24 -33
Permanent jobs citing APMP 191 239 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.62% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 175 146 189
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,425 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,354 £75,000 £74,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%

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 30,491 38,669 43,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.56% 23.74% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22,569 28,584 33,516
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 November 2019.

Salary histogram for APMP in the UK

APMP
Top 12 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 November 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 +49 190 £50,000 - 5
UK excluding London +27 124 £50,000 +5.26% 5
London +91 65 £62,500 -1.96% 2
North of England +59 41 £50,000 +11.11%
North West +72 39 £50,000 -13.04%
South East +8 33 £47,000 -6.00% 2
South West +18 31 £47,500 +10.47%
Midlands +18 11 £45,000 -5.26%
East of England +55 8 £32,500 -16.67% 1
West Midlands -9 7 £38,500 -18.95%
East Midlands +30 4 £50,000 -16.67%
Yorkshire +7 2 £45,000 +5.88%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 154 (80.63%) PRINCE2
2 133 (69.63%) Project Management
3 81 (42.41%) Finance
4 62 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (27.23%) Project Delivery
6 45 (23.56%) ITIL
7 42 (21.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (19.90%) Service Management
9 35 (18.32%) Security Cleared
9 35 (18.32%) Public Sector
10 33 (17.28%) PMP
11 30 (15.71%) Microsoft
12 27 (14.14%) Change Management
13 24 (12.57%) C
13 24 (12.57%) Office 365
14 23 (12.04%) Contract Management
14 23 (12.04%) DV Cleared
15 22 (11.52%) PMO
16 21 (10.99%) SharePoint
17 20 (10.47%) PMI Certification
17 20 (10.47%) Data Centre
18 19 (9.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 19 (9.95%) Degree
18 19 (9.95%) Project Planning
18 19 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (9.42%) Scrum
20 17 (8.90%) Automotive
20 17 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
21 15 (7.85%) Programme Delivery
22 14 (7.33%) Telecoms

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 21 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (3.14%) InDesign
2 6 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.57%) Office 365
2 12 (6.28%) Azure
3 10 (5.24%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.62%) SaaS
5 4 (2.09%) AWS
6 1 (0.52%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) Unified Communications
2 6 (3.14%) LAN
2 6 (3.14%) SAN
2 6 (3.14%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.24%) Power BI
2 3 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.05%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.52%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) JIRA
General
1 81 (42.41%) Finance
2 35 (18.32%) Public Sector
3 17 (8.90%) Automotive
4 14 (7.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.14%) Local Government
6 5 (2.62%) Advertising
6 5 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.62%) Marketing
6 5 (2.62%) Retail
7 4 (2.09%) Banking
7 4 (2.09%) Electronics
7 4 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.57%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.57%) Legal
8 3 (1.57%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.05%) Back Office
9 2 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (64.92%) Project Manager
2 21 (10.99%) IT Manager
3 15 (7.85%) IT Project Manager
4 14 (7.33%) Bid Manager
4 14 (7.33%) Senior Manager
5 12 (6.28%) Technical Manager
5 12 (6.28%) Technical Project Manager
6 10 (5.24%) Analyst
6 10 (5.24%) Senior Project Manager
7 9 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 9 (4.71%) Programme Manager
8 7 (3.66%) Coordinator
8 7 (3.66%) IT Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) IT Operations Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (2.62%) DV Cleared Project Manager
11 4 (2.09%) Portfolio Manager
11 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.33%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.33%) Virtual Team
3 10 (5.24%) PMI
4 6 (3.14%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.14%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.57%) Wiki
7 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.52%) LIMS
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.66%) Windows
2 6 (3.14%) Linux
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (80.63%) PRINCE2
2 133 (69.63%) Project Management
3 62 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (27.23%) Project Delivery
5 45 (23.56%) ITIL
6 42 (21.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (19.90%) Service Management
8 27 (14.14%) Change Management
9 23 (12.04%) Contract Management
10 19 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (9.95%) Project Planning
10 19 (9.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 18 (9.42%) Scrum
12 17 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (7.85%) Programme Delivery
14 14 (7.33%) Coaching
15 13 (6.81%) Programme Management
15 13 (6.81%) Thought Leadership
16 12 (6.28%) Portfolio Management
16 12 (6.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.57%) C
2 1 (0.52%) SQL
2 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 33 (17.28%) PMP
3 23 (12.04%) DV Cleared
4 20 (10.47%) PMI Certification
5 19 (9.95%) Degree
6 12 (6.28%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.05%) HNC
10 2 (1.05%) ISEB
11 1 (0.52%) HND
11 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.52%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.52%) PMO
2 4 (2.09%) ISO 20022
2 4 (2.09%) P3O
3 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (3.14%) XenApp
2 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.24%) SAP
3 6 (3.14%) Adobe
3 6 (3.14%) AppDynamics
3 6 (3.14%) Citrix
3 6 (3.14%) Mitel
3 6 (3.14%) Oracle
3 6 (3.14%) Splunk
3 6 (3.14%) VMware
4 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.05%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco
6 1 (0.52%) Juniper