Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1073 1161 1165
Rank change year-on-year +88 +4 +42
Permanent jobs citing PMBOK 19 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.095% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 12
UK median annual salary £56,500 £66,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.39% +10.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,000 £40,581
90th Percentile £118,750 £75,000 £108,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £66,000 -
% change year-on-year -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 19,995 22,267 20,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.91% 12.92% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14,559 17,097 16,071
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%

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 20 June 2019.

Salary histogram for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Top 7 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 20 June 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 +94 12 £56,500 -4.64% 2
UK excluding London +59 8 £44,500 -32.58%
London +77 6 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Midlands +51 4 £44,500 +27.14%
West Midlands - 4 £44,500 -
Scotland 0 2 - -
South West - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 18 (94.74%) Project Management
2 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
3 10 (52.63%) Line Management
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) PMI
5 7 (36.84%) PMI Certification
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
5 7 (36.84%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Commercial Awareness
5 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Identification
6 6 (31.58%) Legal
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) Kanban
8 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.79%) Retail
9 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.79%) PMO
10 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
10 2 (10.53%) OAuth2
10 2 (10.53%) GDPR
10 2 (10.53%) SDLC

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 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Legal
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) IT Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Development Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) OAuth
1 2 (10.53%) OAuth2
1 2 (10.53%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) PMI
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Project Management
2 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
3 10 (52.63%) Line Management
4 7 (36.84%) Commercial Awareness
4 7 (36.84%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Identification
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Kanban
6 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) Coaching
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Demand Management
8 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
8 2 (10.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) PMI Certification
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PMO
2 2 (10.53%) GDPR
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft