Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1154 1131 1182
Rank change year-on-year -23 +51 +32
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 45 40 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.023% 0.050%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 93
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% -4.35%
10th Percentile £36,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £71,375 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £61,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +17.14% -4.55%

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 22,754 21,753 27,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 12.39% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,737 17,213 21,634
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,594 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Top 10 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 23 February 2018. 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 -2 31 £53,750 -14.00% 6
UK excluding London +24 30 £67,500 +9.76% 4
London -10 14 £53,750 -20.37% 3
Scotland - 14 £67,500 - 1
North of England +5 8 - -
North West -9 8 - -
South East -7 4 £60,000 -2.44% 2
East of England - 3 - -
Midlands - 1 £48,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £48,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 43 (95.56%) PRINCE2
2 39 (86.67%) Project Management
3 31 (68.89%) PMI Certification
4 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (53.33%) Programme Management
6 22 (48.89%) PMP
7 21 (46.67%) PMI
8 15 (33.33%) Scrum
9 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
10 13 (28.89%) Finance
10 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (26.67%) ITIL
11 12 (26.67%) FMCG
12 11 (24.44%) Marketing
12 11 (24.44%) Degree
12 11 (24.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (22.22%) PMO
13 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 9 (20.00%) Law
14 9 (20.00%) Change Control
15 8 (17.78%) APMG
15 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
15 8 (17.78%) Information Security
15 8 (17.78%) DSDM
15 8 (17.78%) Resource Management
15 8 (17.78%) Banking
15 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking
15 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
15 8 (17.78%) Wealth 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 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Marketing
3 9 (20.00%) Law
4 8 (17.78%) Banking
4 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking
5 4 (8.89%) Back Office
5 4 (8.89%) Billing
6 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (6.67%) Publishing
7 1 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Project Manager
2 16 (35.56%) IT Manager
3 12 (26.67%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (4.44%) IT Strategy Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Office 365 Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (6.67%) MSMQ
1 3 (6.67%) REST
1 3 (6.67%) SOAP
1 3 (6.67%) WCF
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
1 3 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) PMI
2 12 (26.67%) FMCG
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) Fintech
6 1 (2.22%) iSeries
6 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) PRINCE2
2 39 (86.67%) Project Management
3 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (53.33%) Programme Management
5 15 (33.33%) Scrum
6 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
7 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (26.67%) ITIL
9 11 (24.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (20.00%) Change Control
12 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
12 8 (17.78%) DSDM
12 8 (17.78%) Information Security
12 8 (17.78%) Resource Management
12 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
12 8 (17.78%) Wealth Management
13 7 (15.56%) Service Management
14 6 (13.33%) CRM
14 6 (13.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C#
1 3 (6.67%) Java
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
1 3 (6.67%) VB
1 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
1 3 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (68.89%) PMI Certification
2 22 (48.89%) PMP
3 11 (24.44%) Degree
4 8 (17.78%) APMG
5 3 (6.67%) APMP
5 3 (6.67%) MCP
5 3 (6.67%) MCSD
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.44%) ISEB
6 2 (4.44%) MAPM
6 2 (4.44%) Master's Degree
6 2 (4.44%) PgMP
7 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) PMO
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) iManage
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Siebel
3 1 (2.22%) Tableau
3 1 (2.22%) VMware