Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 813 1107 1172
Rank change year-on-year +294 +65 +18
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 3 17 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.032% 0.085% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 41
Median annual salary £47,500 £56,500 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.93% -14.39% +38.95%
10th Percentile £39,000 £31,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £118,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £66,000
% change year-on-year +6.74% -32.58% -

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 9,292 20,094 23,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.21% 13.65% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,068 14,762 17,720
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 13 July 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 13 July 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 +271 3 £47,500 -15.93% 1
UK excluding London +245 2 £47,500 +6.74% 1
London +168 1 - -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -
North of England - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 July 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 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Zoho
3 1 (33.33%) MVNO
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Value Proposition

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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Value Proposition
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Zoho