Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 575 529 503
Rank change year-on-year -46 -26 -37
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 518 163 793
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.33% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 1.51% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 342 121 579
10th Percentile £41,525 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

PMI Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 26,281 10,770 33,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.53% 22.04% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14,747 8,215 24,384
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PMI Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PMI Certification.

Salary trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMI Certification over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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 -54 444 £60,000 - 63
UK excluding London -70 247 £52,500 +5.00% 47
London -114 196 £72,500 +9.85% 23
Work from Home -166 147 £52,500 -13.58% 7
South East -90 111 £53,750 -4.87% 16
North of England -73 47 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Midlands -96 35 £52,500 +31.25% 8
North West -78 28 £55,000 +2.33% 7
West Midlands -81 28 £52,500 +31.25% 7
East of England -82 22 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire -77 19 £52,000 +4.00%
South West -80 15 £57,500 +24.32% 4
Scotland -89 9 £49,500 -17.50% 6
East Midlands -74 7 £44,000 +3.53% 1
Wales -35 5 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing PMI Certification 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 PMI Certification.

1 416 (80.31%) Project Management
2 334 (64.48%) PRINCE2
3 302 (58.30%) PMP
4 297 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
5 256 (49.42%) PMI
6 212 (40.93%) Social Skills
7 205 (39.58%) Finance
8 146 (28.19%) Degree
9 143 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 136 (26.25%) Project Delivery
11 119 (22.97%) Scrum
12 84 (16.22%) Risk Management
12 84 (16.22%) Microsoft
12 84 (16.22%) Microsoft Project
13 81 (15.64%) PMO
14 77 (14.86%) Management Information System
15 75 (14.48%) Change Management
16 70 (13.51%) Migration
16 70 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
17 68 (13.13%) Project Planning
18 66 (12.74%) JIRA
19 63 (12.16%) Waterfall
20 60 (11.58%) ITIL
20 60 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
21 58 (11.20%) Computer Science
22 57 (11.00%) SAP
23 55 (10.62%) Programme Management
23 55 (10.62%) Mentoring
24 54 (10.42%) Business Analysis
25 52 (10.04%) PRINCE

PMI Certification
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 46 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 33 (6.37%) Confluence
3 30 (5.79%) Documentum
4 8 (1.54%) Apache
4 8 (1.54%) IIS
4 8 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.58%) CMS
5 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.19%) SAS
7 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 84 (16.22%) Microsoft Project
2 60 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (9.07%) Microsoft Office
4 34 (6.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (3.47%) MS Visio
6 15 (2.90%) Windchill
7 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (2.70%) TrackWise
2 12 (2.32%) NetSuite
3 9 (1.74%) Primavera
4 8 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.35%) SAP ERP
5 7 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.77%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.77%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.39%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.19%) Maximo
9 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.19%) SAP FI-AA
9 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.27%) Azure
2 40 (7.72%) SaaS
3 31 (5.98%) Veeva
4 24 (4.63%) AWS
5 22 (4.25%) Microsoft 365
6 19 (3.67%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (3.28%) Smartsheet
8 13 (2.51%) GCP
8 13 (2.51%) Power Platform
9 10 (1.93%) PaaS
10 5 (0.97%) IaaS
11 2 (0.39%) Google Workspace
11 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.19%) Asana
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.19%) Snowflake
12 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.28%) Firewall
2 8 (1.54%) HTTP
2 8 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.35%) WAN
4 6 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.97%) 5G
5 5 (0.97%) Extranet
5 5 (0.97%) LAN
5 5 (0.97%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.77%) Internet
6 4 (0.77%) SAN
7 3 (0.58%) Intranet
7 3 (0.58%) NAS
7 3 (0.58%) SD-WAN
7 3 (0.58%) Wireless
8 2 (0.39%) DNS
8 2 (0.39%) FTP
8 2 (0.39%) Skype
8 2 (0.39%) VSAN
8 2 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.51%) MySQL
2 12 (2.32%) Power BI
3 9 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.74%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.97%) Couchbase
5 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.39%) Big Data
7 2 (0.39%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.39%) MS Access
7 2 (0.39%) Redis
7 2 (0.39%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) OLAP
8 1 (0.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 66 (12.74%) JIRA
2 26 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (4.44%) Axure RP
4 7 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.39%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.19%) Postman
6 1 (0.19%) TestRail
General
1 212 (40.93%) Social Skills
2 205 (39.58%) Finance
3 49 (9.46%) Presentation Skills
4 45 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (7.92%) Marketing
6 37 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 29 (5.60%) Telecoms
8 24 (4.63%) Organisational Skills
9 23 (4.44%) Influencing Skills
10 22 (4.25%) Publishing
11 19 (3.67%) Law
11 19 (3.67%) Legal
12 17 (3.28%) Manufacturing
12 17 (3.28%) Retail
13 12 (2.32%) Automotive
13 12 (2.32%) Documentation Skills
13 12 (2.32%) French Language
13 12 (2.32%) German Language
14 11 (2.12%) Banking
15 9 (1.74%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 295 (56.95%) Project Manager
2 76 (14.67%) IT Manager
3 67 (12.93%) IT Project Manager
4 49 (9.46%) Senior Manager
5 47 (9.07%) Senior Project Manager
6 33 (6.37%) Agile Project Manager
7 32 (6.18%) Analyst
7 32 (6.18%) Digital Project Manager
8 30 (5.79%) Infrastructure Manager
9 26 (5.02%) Scrum Master
10 24 (4.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 21 (4.05%) Consultant
12 20 (3.86%) Business Analyst
13 17 (3.28%) Migration Manager
13 17 (3.28%) Migration Project Manager
14 16 (3.09%) Programme Manager
15 15 (2.90%) PMO Manager
15 15 (2.90%) Senior Consultant
15 15 (2.90%) Telecoms Manager
16 13 (2.51%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.32%) .NET
2 11 (2.12%) HTML
3 8 (1.54%) LAMP
3 8 (1.54%) OC4J
4 6 (1.16%) Middleware
5 5 (0.97%) React
6 4 (0.77%) ADO
6 4 (0.77%) OpenID
6 4 (0.77%) YAML
7 3 (0.58%) CSS
7 3 (0.58%) CSS3
7 3 (0.58%) HTML5
7 3 (0.58%) Web Services
8 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.39%) Laravel
8 2 (0.39%) RESTful
8 2 (0.39%) SOAP
8 2 (0.39%) Velocity
8 2 (0.39%) XML
9 1 (0.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 256 (49.42%) PMI
2 77 (14.86%) Management Information System
3 49 (9.46%) User Experience
4 41 (7.92%) Life Science
5 24 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (4.44%) Digital Media
7 19 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.70%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.93%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.74%) Renewable Energy
11 8 (1.54%) Biotechnology
11 8 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.16%) FMCG
12 6 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.16%) Pharmacovigilance
12 6 (1.16%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.77%) Cyberattack
13 4 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.77%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.77%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.83%) Windows
2 14 (2.70%) Linux
3 11 (2.12%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (1.54%) SUSE
4 8 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 8 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.97%) Unix
5 5 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (80.31%) Project Management
2 334 (64.48%) PRINCE2
3 297 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 136 (26.25%) Project Delivery
6 119 (22.97%) Scrum
7 84 (16.22%) Risk Management
8 75 (14.48%) Change Management
9 70 (13.51%) Migration
9 70 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (13.13%) Project Planning
11 63 (12.16%) Waterfall
12 60 (11.58%) ITIL
13 58 (11.20%) Computer Science
14 55 (10.62%) Mentoring
14 55 (10.62%) Programme Management
15 54 (10.42%) Business Analysis
16 52 (10.04%) PRINCE
17 50 (9.65%) Change Control
17 50 (9.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.67%) C
2 18 (3.47%) Java
3 10 (1.93%) Bash Shell
3 10 (1.93%) Perl
4 9 (1.74%) SQL
5 8 (1.54%) C#
5 8 (1.54%) Korn
6 6 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.58%) PHP
8 3 (0.58%) Python
9 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 302 (58.30%) PMP
2 146 (28.19%) Degree
3 36 (6.95%) APMP
4 24 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 21 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 17 (3.28%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.09%) CISSP
9 14 (2.70%) CAPM
9 14 (2.70%) IIBA
10 13 (2.51%) SC Cleared
11 12 (2.32%) CISM
12 8 (1.54%) Master's Degree
13 7 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.35%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.35%) MBA
14 6 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.16%) MCP
15 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (15.64%) PMO
2 12 (2.32%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.12%) PMBOK
4 9 (1.74%) QA
5 8 (1.54%) ISO 13485
5 8 (1.54%) SLA
6 4 (0.77%) RMADS
7 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.39%) NIST
8 2 (0.39%) P3O
9 1 (0.19%) EMIR
9 1 (0.19%) GDPR
9 1 (0.19%) GRC
9 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (1.93%) Docker
2 9 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.39%) vCloud
5 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) Nagios
2 6 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.77%) vRealize
4 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.39%) Ansible
5 2 (0.39%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.39%) Puppet
5 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.39%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.19%) Grafana
6 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 84 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.00%) SAP
3 46 (8.88%) Oracle
4 22 (4.25%) OpenText
5 20 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.90%) PTC
7 12 (2.32%) JD Edwards
7 12 (2.32%) Workday
8 10 (1.93%) Google
9 9 (1.74%) IBM
10 8 (1.54%) VMware
11 6 (1.16%) Cisco
11 6 (1.16%) Epicor
11 6 (1.16%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.77%) Sage
13 3 (0.58%) BMC
13 3 (0.58%) Cognos
13 3 (0.58%) HP
13 3 (0.58%) Progress
13 3 (0.58%) Sophos