Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PMBOK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PMBOK over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide and Standards)
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 731 1010 1091
Rank change year-on-year +279 +81 +63
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 14 19 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.015% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 22
Median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £57,750 £41,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,625 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £100,000 £55,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +81.82% +11.11% +3.13%

PMBOK is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 7,484 15,888 20,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.98% 12.57% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,578 12,337 15,577
Median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,740 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

PMBOK
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMBOK over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMBOK within the UK over the 6 months to 15 January 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 +270 9 £72,500 +31.82% 1
UK excluding London +204 7 £100,000 +81.82% 1
South East +162 6 - -
London +183 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Midlands +90 1 £100,000 +110.53%
West Midlands - 1 £100,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT jobs citing PMBOK 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 PMBOK.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 11 (78.57%) Service Management
4 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
5 8 (57.14%) Project Management
5 8 (57.14%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) Kanban
6 7 (50.00%) PMI Certification
7 6 (42.86%) ITIL
7 6 (42.86%) Linux
7 6 (42.86%) PMI
7 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (42.86%) Law
7 6 (42.86%) PaaS
7 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (42.86%) Ansible
7 6 (42.86%) Terraform
7 6 (42.86%) Cloud Native
8 5 (35.71%) DocuSign
8 5 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (35.71%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (35.71%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
8 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 5 (35.71%) Analytics
8 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
8 5 (35.71%) SaaS
8 5 (35.71%) Business Process Improvement

PMBOK
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 (28.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) PaaS
2 5 (35.71%) SaaS
3 4 (28.57%) OpenShift
4 2 (14.29%) AWS
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
General
1 6 (42.86%) Law
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
5 1 (7.14%) Professional Services Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Professional Services Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Cloud Native
1 6 (42.86%) PMI
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 11 (78.57%) Service Management
4 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
5 8 (57.14%) Project Management
5 8 (57.14%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) Kanban
7 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (42.86%) ITIL
8 5 (35.71%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (35.71%) Analytics
8 5 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (35.71%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
8 5 (35.71%) Presales
8 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
8 5 (35.71%) Project Delivery
8 5 (35.71%) Requirements Gathering
8 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 5 (35.71%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) APMP
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Ansible
1 6 (42.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) DocuSign