Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1074 1135 1145
Rank change year-on-year +61 +10 +40
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 36 39 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.023% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 49
UK median annual salary £52,250 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.48% -16.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £40,175 £36,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £69,625 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £48,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% -21.95% +14.95%

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 20,805 21,621 22,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.77% 12.55% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15,302 16,618 17,482
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Top 11 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 15 January 2019. 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 +61 33 £52,250 -0.48% 2
UK excluding London +52 28 £49,500 +3.13% 1
South East +41 11 £42,500 -29.17%
London +32 7 £65,000 +23.81% 1
West Midlands +42 6 £55,000 +14.58% 1
Midlands +41 6 £55,000 +14.58% 1
North of England +35 6 £49,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £49,500 -
Scotland -3 3 - -
North West +25 2 - -
East of England +23 2 - -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 30 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 26 (72.22%) Project Management
3 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (44.44%) Finance
4 16 (44.44%) Degree
5 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) Project Planning
6 11 (30.56%) PMO
7 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (27.78%) ITIL
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (25.00%) PMI
8 9 (25.00%) Scrum
8 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (25.00%) Coaching
9 8 (22.22%) SDLC
9 8 (22.22%) Six Sigma
9 8 (22.22%) QA
9 8 (22.22%) Kanban
10 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
10 7 (19.44%) PMI Certification
10 7 (19.44%) Office 365
11 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 6 (16.67%) Line Management
11 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 6 (16.67%) TDD
12 5 (13.89%) Banking

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 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
1 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Power BI
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
2 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) VersionOne
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
4 4 (11.11%) Retail
5 3 (8.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Change Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Project Change Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Scrum Master
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Scrum Master
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Development Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Project Leader
3 3 (8.33%) Project Portfolio Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Project Officer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Velocity
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) OAuth
2 3 (8.33%) OAuth2
2 3 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) PMI
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 26 (72.22%) Project Management
3 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Project Planning
5 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (27.78%) ITIL
5 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
6 9 (25.00%) Coaching
6 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (25.00%) Scrum
7 8 (22.22%) Kanban
7 8 (22.22%) SDLC
7 8 (22.22%) Six Sigma
8 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
9 6 (16.67%) Line Management
9 6 (16.67%) TDD
9 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 5 (13.89%) Change Management
10 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (13.89%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) PMI Certification
3 4 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (11.11%) PMP
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) APMP
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) APMG
5 1 (2.78%) CAPM
5 1 (2.78%) CCNP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MOS
5 1 (2.78%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) PMO
2 8 (22.22%) QA
3 3 (8.33%) GDPR
3 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Ansible
1 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) HP
2 5 (13.89%) ServiceNow
3 4 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (11.11%) Tableau
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Ariba
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (2.78%) Draytek
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.78%) VMware