Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 977 1086 1172
Rank change year-on-year +109 +86 -16
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 10 24 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.070% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 34
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.03% +6.50%
10th Percentile £39,750 £35,550 £37,925
90th Percentile £56,500 £116,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +7.32%

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 14,227 20,880 22,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.29% 14.00% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10,906 15,177 17,673
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +7.32%

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 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Top 5 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 8 April 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 +123 10 £55,000 - 1
UK excluding London +120 5 £55,000 - 1
London +73 5 £55,000 -38.03%
South East +79 4 - -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
1 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 8 (80.00%) Azure
2 8 (80.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
3 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) SaaS
4 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (40.00%) Co-Creation
6 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (40.00%) Coaching
6 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (40.00%) Kaizen
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Coaching
6 4 (40.00%) Burndown Charts
6 4 (40.00%) Iteration Planning
6 4 (40.00%) Sprint Retrospective
6 4 (40.00%) Sprint Planning
6 4 (40.00%) Sprint Review
6 4 (40.00%) Technology Roadmap
6 4 (40.00%) ITSM
6 4 (40.00%) ADO
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL

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 (40.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Azure
2 7 (70.00%) SaaS
3 4 (40.00%) AWS
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum Master
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Scrum Master
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) ADO
1 4 (40.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (40.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Six Sigma
3 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Coaching
6 4 (40.00%) Burndown Charts
6 4 (40.00%) Co-Creation
6 4 (40.00%) Iteration Planning
6 4 (40.00%) Kaizen
6 4 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Sprint Planning
6 4 (40.00%) Sprint Retrospective
6 4 (40.00%) Sprint Review
6 4 (40.00%) Technology Roadmap
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) APMP
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow