Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1163 1181 1187
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6 +45
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 24 78 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.040% 0.052%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.30% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 77 107
UK median annual salary £46,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.91% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £38,758 £40,000 £37,300
90th Percentile £81,500 £75,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £50,000 £50,000

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21464 26007 28192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.19% 13.20% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16021 20648 22163
UK median annual salary £48,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Top 8 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 21 August 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 +31 24 £46,250 -15.91% 7
London +32 13 £53,750 -6.52% 4
UK excluding London +48 9 - - 4
North of England -17 5 - - 1
North West -24 5 - - 1
Midlands +30 3 - -
East Midlands +28 3 - -
South West +8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 19 (79.17%) PRINCE2
2 16 (66.67%) ITIL
3 13 (54.17%) Project Management
4 12 (50.00%) Service Management
5 11 (45.83%) Risk Management
5 11 (45.83%) Finance
6 10 (41.67%) PMI Certification
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) Scrum
7 9 (37.50%) PMI
8 8 (33.33%) PMP
8 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
8 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 8 (33.33%) DevOps
9 7 (29.17%) APMG
9 7 (29.17%) Change Control
9 7 (29.17%) Change Management
9 7 (29.17%) DSDM
10 6 (25.00%) ITSM
10 6 (25.00%) Project Planning
10 6 (25.00%) Service Design
11 5 (20.83%) Programme Governance
11 5 (20.83%) Supply Chain Model
11 5 (20.83%) Business Change Management
11 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
11 5 (20.83%) PgMP
11 5 (20.83%) Migration
12 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management

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 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) assyst
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (16.67%) PaaS
1 4 (16.67%) SoftLayer
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Network Security
1 4 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Transition Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Transition Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Designer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Management Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Service Management Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) PMI
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) PRINCE2
2 16 (66.67%) ITIL
3 13 (54.17%) Project Management
4 12 (50.00%) Service Management
5 11 (45.83%) Risk Management
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) Scrum
8 8 (33.33%) DevOps
8 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
8 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 7 (29.17%) Change Control
9 7 (29.17%) Change Management
9 7 (29.17%) DSDM
10 6 (25.00%) ITSM
10 6 (25.00%) Project Planning
10 6 (25.00%) Service Design
11 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
11 5 (20.83%) Migration
11 5 (20.83%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) PMI Certification
2 8 (33.33%) PMP
3 7 (29.17%) APMG
4 5 (20.83%) PgMP
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (4.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Ansible
1 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cognizant
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow