Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1153 1147 1183
Rank change year-on-year -6 +36 +35
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 40 32 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.019% 0.049%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 94
UK median annual salary £66,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £36,500 £41,221 £41,625
90th Percentile £68,750 £98,000 £78,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,000 £51,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +29.41% -5.12% +7.50%

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 23,016 20,803 26,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 12.15% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17,857 16,453 21,160
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,382 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.44% -4.98% +6.25%

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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Top 10 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 23 April 2018. 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
UK excluding London -13 24 £66,000 +29.41% 1
England -42 23 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Scotland - 17 £66,000 -
London -18 15 £55,000 -12.00%
North West -7 4 - -
North of England -21 4 - -
Midlands - 2 £41,500 - 1
South East -20 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £48,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 38 (95.00%) PRINCE2
2 34 (85.00%) Project Management
3 29 (72.50%) PMI Certification
4 24 (60.00%) Programme Management
5 22 (55.00%) PMP
6 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (40.00%) FMCG
8 15 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (37.50%) Marketing
9 14 (35.00%) PMI
10 10 (25.00%) PMO
11 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
11 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (20.00%) Scrum
12 8 (20.00%) Finance
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.00%) ITIL
13 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
13 6 (15.00%) Degree
13 6 (15.00%) Change Control
14 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (12.50%) CRM
14 5 (12.50%) Law
14 5 (12.50%) Change Management
14 5 (12.50%) Decision-Making
14 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
15 4 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
15 4 (10.00%) Service Management
15 4 (10.00%) Information Security

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 15 (37.50%) Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Law
4 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Billing
5 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 12 (30.00%) IT Manager
3 10 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Office 365 Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Office 365 Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Strategy Manager
7 1 (2.50%) CRM Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) FMCG
2 14 (35.00%) PMI
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) PRINCE2
2 34 (85.00%) Project Management
3 24 (60.00%) Programme Management
4 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
7 8 (20.00%) Scrum
8 6 (15.00%) Change Control
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
9 5 (12.50%) Change Management
9 5 (12.50%) CRM
9 5 (12.50%) Decision-Making
9 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) DSDM
10 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) PMI Certification
2 22 (55.00%) PMP
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) APMG
4 4 (10.00%) APMP
5 2 (5.00%) ISEB
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MAPM
6 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) iManage
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Siebel
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau