Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 990 1084 1151
Rank change year-on-year +94 +67 +14
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 17 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.021% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 24
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £40,250 £42,450 £36,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £115,000 £74,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -26.67% +9.76%

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 15,450 20,798 22,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.53% 13.91% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,911 15,202 17,295
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,555
% change year-on-year - +5.75% +0.13%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020. 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 +86 17 £55,000 - 4
UK excluding London +75 11 £55,000 +11.11% 5
South East +60 10 £55,000 +25.00% 1
London +65 6 £55,000 -15.38%
Midlands +17 1 £47,500 -13.64% 1
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 (76.47%) PRINCE2
2 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 11 (64.71%) Business Analysis
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) JIRA
5 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) Six Sigma
5 8 (47.06%) Azure
5 8 (47.06%) SDLC
5 8 (47.06%) DevOps
6 7 (41.18%) SaaS
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) Change Management
8 5 (29.41%) ITSM
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (23.53%) Co-Creation
9 4 (23.53%) Kaizen
9 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 4 (23.53%) Coaching
9 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
9 4 (23.53%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (23.53%) VersionOne
9 4 (23.53%) IFS
9 4 (23.53%) Smoke Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Agile Coaching

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 (23.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (23.53%) Infor M3
1 4 (23.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Azure
2 7 (41.18%) SaaS
3 4 (23.53%) AWS
3 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum Master
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Scrum Master
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Transition Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) ADO
1 4 (23.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
1 4 (23.53%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) PRINCE2
2 11 (64.71%) Business Analysis
2 11 (64.71%) Project Management
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) DevOps
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) SDLC
4 8 (47.06%) Six Sigma
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Change Management
7 5 (29.41%) ITSM
7 5 (29.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Coaching
8 4 (23.53%) Burndown Charts
8 4 (23.53%) Co-Creation
8 4 (23.53%) Iteration Planning
8 4 (23.53%) Kaizen
8 4 (23.53%) Smoke Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Sprint Retrospective
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) APMP
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.76%) PMP
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) CA Agile Central
1 4 (23.53%) Epicor
1 4 (23.53%) HP
1 4 (23.53%) IFS
1 4 (23.53%) Infor
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Sage
1 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow