Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1136 1148 1201
Rank change year-on-year +12 +53 +25
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 27 69 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.036% 0.052%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.28% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 66 103
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.57% +17.14% -8.70%
10th Percentile £39,750 £40,625 £37,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -4.76%

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 21845 25080 27818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.51% 13.08% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 19832 21995
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 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 +34 26 £65,000 +5.69% 4
UK excluding London +53 20 £45,000 -18.18% 2
North of England +23 9 - -
North West +2 9 - -
London -21 7 £65,000 +4.00% 2
East Midlands +51 3 - -
South East +44 3 £60,000 -2.44% 2
Midlands +35 3 - -
East of England +21 3 - -
South West +9 1 - -
Scotland -7 1 £40,000 -27.27%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 21 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 21 (77.78%) Project Management
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) Scrum
3 16 (59.26%) PMI Certification
3 16 (59.26%) ITIL
4 15 (55.56%) PMI
5 14 (51.85%) Risk Management
6 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 13 (48.15%) PMP
6 13 (48.15%) Waterfall
7 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (40.74%) DSDM
8 11 (40.74%) Change Control
8 11 (40.74%) APMG
9 10 (37.04%) Programme Management
10 9 (33.33%) Service Management
11 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
12 7 (25.93%) Banking
13 6 (22.22%) Migration
13 6 (22.22%) Resource Management
13 6 (22.22%) PgMP
13 6 (22.22%) Programme Governance
14 5 (18.52%) Network Security
14 5 (18.52%) Wealth Management
14 5 (18.52%) Information Security
14 5 (18.52%) Degree
14 5 (18.52%) Law
14 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
15 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery

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 (14.81%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.11%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (14.81%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.81%) PaaS
1 4 (14.81%) SoftLayer
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 4 (14.81%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Law
4 4 (14.81%) Back Office
5 3 (11.11%) Publishing
6 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Professional Services Director
6 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (11.11%) MSMQ
1 3 (11.11%) REST
1 3 (11.11%) SOAP
1 3 (11.11%) WCF
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
1 3 (11.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) PMI
2 4 (14.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (3.70%) iSeries
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 21 (77.78%) Project Management
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) ITIL
3 16 (59.26%) Scrum
4 14 (51.85%) Risk Management
5 13 (48.15%) Waterfall
6 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (40.74%) Change Control
7 11 (40.74%) DSDM
8 10 (37.04%) Programme Management
9 9 (33.33%) Service Management
10 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
11 6 (22.22%) Migration
11 6 (22.22%) Programme Governance
11 6 (22.22%) Resource Management
12 5 (18.52%) Information Security
12 5 (18.52%) Wealth Management
13 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
13 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) VB
2 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 3 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) PMI Certification
2 13 (48.15%) PMP
3 11 (40.74%) APMG
4 6 (22.22%) PgMP
5 5 (18.52%) Degree
6 3 (11.11%) MCP
6 3 (11.11%) MCSD
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) MAPM
7 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
7 1 (3.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
1 4 (14.81%) Kubernetes
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) iManage
2 1 (3.70%) VMware