Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1144 1169 1168
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1 +58
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 36 63 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.034% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 60 109
UK median annual salary £50,250 £62,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.95% +12.73% -8.33%
10th Percentile £36,500 £45,000 £41,000
90th Percentile £73,125 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £61,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year -30.89% +20.00% -2.38%

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 22803 23882 27600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.82% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17241 18914 21886
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PMBOK
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMBOK.

Salary trend for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMBOK over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Top 11 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 12 December 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 -19 31 £52,500 -14.63% 1
UK excluding London +23 22 £42,500 -30.89%
London -17 14 £52,500 -16.00% 1
North of England +14 8 - -
North West -1 8 - -
Scotland - 5 £38,000 -
South East +14 4 £60,000 -2.44%
East of England +7 3 - -
Midlands - 2 £48,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £48,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing PMBOK 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 PMBOK.

1 30 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 28 (77.78%) Project Management
3 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (63.89%) PMI Certification
5 21 (58.33%) PMI
6 16 (44.44%) ITIL
7 15 (41.67%) Scrum
7 15 (41.67%) Waterfall
8 14 (38.89%) Finance
8 14 (38.89%) PMP
9 12 (33.33%) Programme Management
10 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (30.56%) Resource Management
11 10 (27.78%) Degree
11 10 (27.78%) Banking
11 10 (27.78%) Risk Management
11 10 (27.78%) Change Control
12 9 (25.00%) Law
12 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (22.22%) DSDM
13 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
13 8 (22.22%) Information Security
13 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
13 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
13 8 (22.22%) Wealth Management
13 8 (22.22%) APMG
14 7 (19.44%) PMO
14 7 (19.44%) Service Management
15 6 (16.67%) Migration
15 6 (16.67%) CRM

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 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.11%) PaaS
1 4 (11.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Network Security
2 4 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 9 (25.00%) Law
4 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 4 (11.11%) Back Office
5 4 (11.11%) Billing
6 3 (8.33%) Publishing
7 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (5.56%) Marketing
8 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Project Manager
2 13 (36.11%) IT Manager
3 11 (30.56%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) CRM Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (8.33%) MSMQ
1 3 (8.33%) REST
1 3 (8.33%) SOAP
1 3 (8.33%) WCF
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
1 3 (8.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) PMI
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Fintech
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) FMCG
4 1 (2.78%) iSeries
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 28 (77.78%) Project Management
3 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (44.44%) ITIL
5 15 (41.67%) Scrum
5 15 (41.67%) Waterfall
6 12 (33.33%) Programme Management
7 11 (30.56%) Resource Management
7 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (27.78%) Change Control
8 10 (27.78%) Risk Management
9 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
9 8 (22.22%) DSDM
9 8 (22.22%) Information Security
9 8 (22.22%) Wealth Management
10 7 (19.44%) Service Management
11 6 (16.67%) CRM
11 6 (16.67%) Migration
11 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) VB
2 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) PMI Certification
2 14 (38.89%) PMP
3 10 (27.78%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) APMG
5 3 (8.33%) MCP
5 3 (8.33%) MCSD
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.56%) ISEB
6 2 (5.56%) MAPM
6 2 (5.56%) PgMP
7 1 (2.78%) APMP
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) PMO
2 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Ansible
1 4 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) iManage
3 1 (2.78%) Siebel
3 1 (2.78%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) VMware