Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 932 864 985
Rank change year-on-year -68 +121 +82
Permanent jobs citing APMP 252 404 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.76% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 181 264 293
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,400 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43109 53182 59840
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.40% 26.85% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33154 42976 47460
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 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
England -79 246 £50,000 -4.76% 12
UK excluding London -105 163 £50,000 - 10
London +54 87 £52,500 -6.67% 2
South East +42 54 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Midlands +5 31 £44,250 -1.67%
South West -30 31 £57,500 +44.65% 3
North of England -49 25 £45,750 -8.96% 2
West Midlands -13 23 £49,250 +19.39%
East of England -10 17 £37,500 -37.50%
North West -30 14 £45,000 -10.89%
Yorkshire -20 11 £46,000 -8.00% 2
East Midlands +23 8 £42,500 -26.09%
Scotland +1 4 £37,000 -12.94%
Wales - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, 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.

1 206 (81.75%) PRINCE2
2 159 (63.10%) Project Management
3 106 (42.06%) Finance
3 106 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (29.76%) ITIL
5 59 (23.41%) Degree
6 54 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (19.44%) PMO
8 46 (18.25%) Microsoft Project
9 41 (16.27%) PMP
10 37 (14.68%) Matrix Organization
11 36 (14.29%) PMI Certification
12 32 (12.70%) Scrum
13 31 (12.30%) Microsoft Office
13 31 (12.30%) Security Cleared
14 30 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 30 (11.90%) Project Planning
14 30 (11.90%) Service Management
15 28 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 28 (11.11%) Marketing
16 27 (10.71%) Change Management
17 26 (10.32%) Retail
17 26 (10.32%) Waterfall
18 24 (9.52%) Data Centre
19 23 (9.13%) Programme Management
19 23 (9.13%) Manufacturing
19 23 (9.13%) Microsoft Excel
19 23 (9.13%) E-Commerce
20 21 (8.33%) Telecoms
20 21 (8.33%) Knowledge 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 9 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.59%) Confluence
3 3 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (18.25%) Microsoft Project
2 31 (12.30%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (9.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 11 (4.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.19%) Office 365
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) PaaS
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.97%) WAN
2 8 (3.17%) LAN
3 7 (2.78%) Internet
4 5 (1.98%) MPLS
4 5 (1.98%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.59%) Firewall
6 2 (0.79%) SAN
6 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.40%) BGP
7 1 (0.40%) DWDM
7 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.40%) SDH
7 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.79%) MySQL
3 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) Big Data
4 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.40%) HDInsight
4 1 (0.40%) OLAP
4 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.40%) Power BI
4 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) JIRA
2 3 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 106 (42.06%) Finance
2 28 (11.11%) Marketing
3 26 (10.32%) Retail
4 23 (9.13%) Manufacturing
5 21 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 19 (7.54%) Legal
7 5 (1.98%) Banking
7 5 (1.98%) Military
8 3 (1.19%) Electronics
8 3 (1.19%) Law
9 2 (0.79%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (63.49%) Project Manager
2 40 (15.87%) Senior Manager
3 32 (12.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 27 (10.71%) IT Manager
5 25 (9.92%) IT Project Manager
6 21 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
7 15 (5.95%) Consultant
8 11 (4.37%) Programme Manager
9 10 (3.97%) Analyst
9 10 (3.97%) Bid Manager
10 8 (3.17%) Project Leader
11 7 (2.78%) Business Manager
11 7 (2.78%) Change Manager
11 7 (2.78%) Software Project Manager
11 7 (2.78%) Team Leader
11 7 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (2.38%) Business Change Manager
12 6 (2.38%) Business Change Project Manager
12 6 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (2.38%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.75%) HTML
1 17 (6.75%) HTML5
1 17 (6.75%) JSON
1 17 (6.75%) RESTful
2 5 (1.98%) .NET
3 4 (1.59%) EDI
3 4 (1.59%) XML
4 2 (0.79%) COM
5 1 (0.40%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 19 (7.54%) PMI
4 17 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 17 (6.75%) Social Media
5 13 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.37%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.57%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.78%) NHS
9 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.79%) iPad
11 2 (0.79%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.75%) Android
1 17 (6.75%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.59%) Windows
3 2 (0.79%) Linux
3 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (81.75%) PRINCE2
2 159 (63.10%) Project Management
3 106 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (29.76%) ITIL
5 54 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (14.68%) Matrix Organization
7 32 (12.70%) Scrum
8 30 (11.90%) Project Planning
8 30 (11.90%) Service Management
9 27 (10.71%) Change Management
10 26 (10.32%) Waterfall
11 23 (9.13%) E-Commerce
11 23 (9.13%) Programme Management
12 21 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
13 20 (7.94%) Logistics
14 19 (7.54%) Programme Delivery
15 17 (6.75%) Business Analysis
15 17 (6.75%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (6.75%) Social Media Marketing
16 16 (6.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.97%) C
2 6 (2.38%) SQL
3 3 (1.19%) Java
3 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.19%) Python
4 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (23.41%) Degree
2 41 (16.27%) PMP
3 36 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 31 (12.30%) Security Cleared
5 30 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (6.35%) DV Cleared
7 13 (5.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (3.97%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.98%) ISEB
10 4 (1.59%) CISSP
10 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.19%) CISM
11 3 (1.19%) MCSE
11 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.79%) CAPM
13 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (19.44%) PMO
2 10 (3.97%) P3O
3 8 (3.17%) QA
4 7 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (2.78%) SLA
5 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) DO-254
6 1 (0.40%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) XenApp
2 2 (0.79%) XenServer
Vendors
1 28 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.97%) Oracle
3 9 (3.57%) SAP
4 3 (1.19%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.19%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.19%) Mitel
4 3 (1.19%) Planview
5 2 (0.79%) Avaya
5 2 (0.79%) Cisco
5 2 (0.79%) Citrix
5 2 (0.79%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (0.79%) Epicor
5 2 (0.79%) Infor
5 2 (0.79%) Juniper
5 2 (0.79%) QAD
5 2 (0.79%) Sage
5 2 (0.79%) Sybase
6 1 (0.40%) HP
6 1 (0.40%) Trillium
6 1 (0.40%) VMware