Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 495 457 504
Rank change year-on-year -38 +47 -112
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 761 1,100 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.41% 2.84% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 536 783 692
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £39,775
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% -3.81%

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 31,584 38,793 42,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.06% 23.72% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23,072 28,759 32,642
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMI Certification.

Salary trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMI Certification over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 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 -30 716 £57,500 -4.17% 61
UK excluding London -57 415 £50,000 -4.76% 49
London -1 325 £67,500 - 21
South East -32 178 £57,500 - 12
North of England -23 101 £42,500 -15.00% 7
North West -7 66 £36,185 -27.63% 1
Midlands -3 57 £52,500 -2.33% 12
West Midlands 0 37 £53,750 +13.16% 8
Yorkshire +13 32 £47,500 +5.56% 6
South West 0 31 £35,000 -15.66% 4
Scotland -10 28 £51,570 -1.77% 5
East Midlands +31 20 £41,000 -36.92% 4
East of England +32 12 £57,500 +8.49% 6
Wales +3 5 £48,000 +33.33% 4
North East +19 3 £45,000 +40.63%
Northern Ireland -11 3 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 560 (73.59%) Project Management
2 536 (70.43%) PRINCE2
3 499 (65.57%) PMP
4 370 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
5 345 (45.34%) PMI
6 328 (43.10%) Finance
7 216 (28.38%) Degree
8 208 (27.33%) Project Delivery
9 173 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 155 (20.37%) ITIL
11 146 (19.19%) Scrum
12 141 (18.53%) Microsoft
13 114 (14.98%) PMO
14 107 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
15 103 (13.53%) Risk Management
16 102 (13.40%) QA
17 100 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
18 95 (12.48%) Change Management
19 94 (12.35%) Microsoft Project
20 91 (11.96%) Programme Management
21 90 (11.83%) Management Information System
22 88 (11.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 84 (11.04%) PRINCE
24 82 (10.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 80 (10.51%) Coaching
26 73 (9.59%) Waterfall
27 69 (9.07%) Project Planning
27 69 (9.07%) Microsoft Excel
28 67 (8.80%) Business Analysis
28 67 (8.80%) Decision-Making

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 11 (1.45%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.31%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.39%) Confluence
4 3 (0.39%) SugarCRM
5 2 (0.26%) SAS
5 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.13%) CMS
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 94 (12.35%) Microsoft Project
2 69 (9.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
4 49 (6.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (2.37%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.26%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.13%) InVision
8 1 (0.13%) Sketch
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.97%) NetSuite
3 11 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.66%) Lawson
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.26%) Exstream
9 1 (0.13%) Actimize
9 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.13%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.13%) Magento
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.13%) SAP PLM
9 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 59 (7.75%) Azure
2 39 (5.12%) AWS
3 22 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (2.89%) Office 365
4 17 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
4 17 (2.23%) GCP
5 15 (1.97%) Stackdriver
6 13 (1.71%) SaaS
7 7 (0.92%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.79%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.66%) Boomi
10 3 (0.39%) Force.com
10 3 (0.39%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.26%) Trello
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.13%) IaaS
12 1 (0.13%) PaaS
12 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.20%) Firewall
2 17 (2.23%) WAN
3 10 (1.31%) LAN
4 9 (1.18%) VPN
5 8 (1.05%) Internet
5 8 (1.05%) Network Security
5 8 (1.05%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.39%) DHCP
6 3 (0.39%) DNS
7 2 (0.26%) SAN
7 2 (0.26%) Skype
7 2 (0.26%) VoIP
7 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.13%) Broadband
8 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.13%) NAS
8 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.07%) Big Data
2 29 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.31%) Apache Hive
4 10 (1.31%) Impala
5 6 (0.79%) Power BI
6 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.39%) MySQL
9 2 (0.26%) EDMS
9 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.26%) QlikView
9 2 (0.26%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (4.07%) JIRA
2 18 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.10%) Hudson
3 16 (2.10%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.10%) SpecFlow
4 8 (1.05%) JUnit
4 8 (1.05%) Maven
4 8 (1.05%) Selenium
4 8 (1.05%) SoapUI
4 8 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (1.05%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
General
1 328 (43.10%) Finance
2 47 (6.18%) Manufacturing
3 44 (5.78%) Retail
4 30 (3.94%) Banking
5 29 (3.81%) Marketing
6 28 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 27 (3.55%) Public Sector
8 24 (3.15%) Legal
9 19 (2.50%) Advertising
9 19 (2.50%) Telecoms
10 18 (2.37%) Law
11 15 (1.97%) Back Office
12 9 (1.18%) Financial Institution
13 8 (1.05%) Publishing
14 7 (0.92%) Local Government
15 5 (0.66%) Games
15 5 (0.66%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.53%) Billing
16 4 (0.53%) Military
17 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 411 (54.01%) Project Manager
2 115 (15.11%) Senior Manager
3 110 (14.45%) IT Manager
4 108 (14.19%) Senior Project Manager
5 101 (13.27%) IT Project Manager
6 41 (5.39%) Analyst
7 38 (4.99%) Senior IT Manager
8 35 (4.60%) Senior IT Project Manager
9 31 (4.07%) SAP Manager
10 29 (3.81%) SAP Project Manager
11 28 (3.68%) Technical Manager
12 26 (3.42%) Data Engineer
12 26 (3.42%) Programme Manager
13 25 (3.29%) Coordinator
13 25 (3.29%) Software Project Manager
14 24 (3.15%) Project Leader
14 24 (3.15%) Technical Project Manager
15 22 (2.89%) Infrastructure Manager
16 21 (2.76%) Business Analyst
16 21 (2.76%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.29%) Web Services
2 24 (3.15%) REST
2 24 (3.15%) XML
3 21 (2.76%) HTML
4 19 (2.50%) SOAP
5 9 (1.18%) .NET
6 8 (1.05%) Gherkin
7 5 (0.66%) CSS
8 4 (0.53%) COM
8 4 (0.53%) JSON
9 3 (0.39%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.39%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.39%) JDBC
9 3 (0.39%) jQuery
9 3 (0.39%) ODBC
9 3 (0.39%) WCF
10 2 (0.26%) EDI
10 2 (0.26%) Laravel
10 2 (0.26%) SailPoint
11 1 (0.13%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 345 (45.34%) PMI
2 107 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (11.83%) Management Information System
4 47 (6.18%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (3.02%) Data Centre
7 21 (2.76%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.58%) User Experience
9 11 (1.45%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.18%) NHS
11 8 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.05%) Reinsurance
12 7 (0.92%) AS400
12 7 (0.92%) Robotics
12 7 (0.92%) SCADA
13 6 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
13 6 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.66%) CMDB
14 5 (0.66%) iSeries
15 4 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.55%) Windows
2 7 (0.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (0.79%) Unix
3 6 (0.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.39%) Linux
5 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (73.59%) Project Management
2 536 (70.43%) PRINCE2
3 370 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (27.33%) Project Delivery
5 173 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 155 (20.37%) ITIL
7 146 (19.19%) Scrum
8 103 (13.53%) Risk Management
9 100 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
10 95 (12.48%) Change Management
11 91 (11.96%) Programme Management
12 84 (11.04%) PRINCE
13 80 (10.51%) Coaching
14 73 (9.59%) Waterfall
15 69 (9.07%) Project Planning
16 67 (8.80%) Business Analysis
16 67 (8.80%) Decision-Making
17 61 (8.02%) People Management
18 57 (7.49%) Matrix Organization
18 57 (7.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (6.44%) C
2 47 (6.18%) SQL
3 25 (3.29%) Java
4 22 (2.89%) C#
4 22 (2.89%) JavaScript
5 16 (2.10%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.18%) PHP
7 8 (1.05%) Groovy
8 5 (0.66%) RPG
9 4 (0.53%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.13%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.13%) Java 8
11 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.13%) Python
11 1 (0.13%) Scala
11 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 499 (65.57%) PMP
2 216 (28.38%) Degree
3 88 (11.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 82 (10.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 31 (4.07%) Security Cleared
6 23 (3.02%) CISM
7 22 (2.89%) CISA
8 20 (2.63%) APMP
9 17 (2.23%) SC Cleared
10 16 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.97%) NVQ Level 3
12 12 (1.58%) CAPM
12 12 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (1.31%) PgMP
14 9 (1.18%) CISSP
15 8 (1.05%) CEH
16 6 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.79%) CRISC
16 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (0.66%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (14.98%) PMO
2 102 (13.40%) QA
3 15 (1.97%) ISAE 3402
4 14 (1.84%) GDPR
5 13 (1.71%) SLA
6 9 (1.18%) COBIT
7 7 (0.92%) NIST
7 7 (0.92%) PMBOK
8 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.66%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.53%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.39%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.39%) P3O
12 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.26%) ITGC
13 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.13%) HL7
13 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 20 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.53%) SCCM
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (0.26%) SCOM
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 141 (18.53%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.96%) SAP
3 28 (3.68%) Oracle
4 20 (2.63%) Google
5 17 (2.23%) Progress
6 15 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.71%) Informatica
8 12 (1.58%) Dell
8 12 (1.58%) JD Edwards
9 10 (1.31%) Cloudera
10 9 (1.18%) Cisco
11 8 (1.05%) Adobe
11 8 (1.05%) Remedy
11 8 (1.05%) VMware
12 7 (0.92%) Citrix
12 7 (0.92%) EMC
12 7 (0.92%) NetApp
13 6 (0.79%) IFS
14 5 (0.66%) Epicor
14 5 (0.66%) Sage