Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 574 543 468
Rank change year-on-year -31 -75 +12
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 289 462 946
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.42% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 1.96% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 228 336 689
10th Percentile £38,375 £40,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £48,438 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £75,188 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £86,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +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 17,589 23,576 36,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.84% 21.44% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11,882 17,770 26,717
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%

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 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Top 15 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 20 April 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 +9 262 £60,000 -4.00% 59
UK excluding London +11 144 £47,500 -13.64% 43
London +30 123 £72,500 +3.57% 15
Work from Home -87 64 £62,000 -4.62% 7
South East +36 61 £52,500 -12.50% 17
East of England +72 27 £52,500 -4.55% 2
North of England +27 25 £47,500 - 8
North West +36 16 £43,750 +2.94% 5
South West +5 11 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Yorkshire +3 8 £62,000 +30.53% 3
West Midlands -4 8 £45,000 -28.00% 9
Midlands -8 8 £45,000 -28.00% 11
Scotland -1 7 £37,500 -23.86%
Wales +32 5 £34,500 -23.33% 1
North East +10 1 £62,000 +24.00%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 209 (72.32%) Project Management
2 193 (66.78%) PMP
3 174 (60.21%) PRINCE2
4 138 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
5 127 (43.94%) PMI
6 77 (26.64%) Finance
7 72 (24.91%) Microsoft
8 71 (24.57%) Degree
9 66 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (21.11%) Project Delivery
11 53 (18.34%) Change Management
12 50 (17.30%) ITIL
12 50 (17.30%) Scrum
13 47 (16.26%) Azure
14 42 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (13.15%) SaaS
16 36 (12.46%) PMO
17 32 (11.07%) SAP
17 32 (11.07%) ERP
17 32 (11.07%) Waterfall
18 29 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
18 29 (10.03%) Computer Science
18 29 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
19 28 (9.69%) Organisational Skills
19 28 (9.69%) PRINCE
19 28 (9.69%) Asset Management
20 25 (8.65%) Service Delivery
20 25 (8.65%) Microsoft Project
21 24 (8.30%) Microsoft Excel
21 24 (8.30%) Risk Management

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 3 (1.04%) Skype for Business
1 3 (1.04%) WordPress
2 2 (0.69%) CMS
2 2 (0.69%) Confluence
2 2 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (8.65%) Microsoft Project
3 24 (8.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (4.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (4.15%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.73%) SAP Business One
3 4 (1.38%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (1.04%) Lawson
4 3 (1.04%) Shopify
5 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.69%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.35%) Endur
6 1 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.35%) Sage 500
6 1 (0.35%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (16.26%) Azure
2 38 (13.15%) SaaS
3 24 (8.30%) AWS
4 23 (7.96%) PaaS
5 21 (7.27%) IaaS
5 21 (7.27%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (5.54%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (2.42%) Asana
7 7 (2.42%) Google Workspace
8 6 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.08%) GCP
9 5 (1.73%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.73%) Smartsheet
10 4 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.69%) Amazon SageMaker
12 2 (0.69%) Boomi
12 2 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.42%) VPN
2 6 (2.08%) Skype
2 6 (2.08%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.73%) 4G
3 5 (1.73%) Internet
3 5 (1.73%) Network Security
4 4 (1.38%) 3G
4 4 (1.38%) 5G
4 4 (1.38%) WAN
5 3 (1.04%) DWDM
5 3 (1.04%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.04%) LAN
5 3 (1.04%) MPLS
5 3 (1.04%) SD-WAN
5 3 (1.04%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (1.04%) WLAN
6 2 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.69%) WebEx
7 1 (0.35%) Extranet
7 1 (0.35%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.73%) Power BI
2 3 (1.04%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.69%) FileMaker
3 2 (0.69%) MS Access
3 2 (0.69%) Redis
3 2 (0.69%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (0.69%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.35%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 16 (5.54%) JIRA
2 4 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.04%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) JMeter
5 1 (0.35%) Postman
5 1 (0.35%) REST Assured
5 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (26.64%) Finance
2 20 (6.92%) Banking
2 20 (6.92%) Manufacturing
2 20 (6.92%) Marketing
3 17 (5.88%) Retail
4 16 (5.54%) Law
5 14 (4.84%) French Language
5 14 (4.84%) German Language
5 14 (4.84%) Italian Language
5 14 (4.84%) Spanish Language
6 12 (4.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (4.15%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.42%) Military
8 6 (2.08%) Automotive
9 5 (1.73%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.38%) Back Office
10 4 (1.38%) Billing
10 4 (1.38%) Electronics
10 4 (1.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 136 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 40 (13.84%) IT Manager
3 34 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 31 (10.73%) Senior Manager
5 30 (10.38%) Senior Project Manager
6 20 (6.92%) Analyst
7 14 (4.84%) Agile Project Manager
7 14 (4.84%) Architect
7 14 (4.84%) Software Manager
8 12 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (3.81%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.81%) Consultant
9 11 (3.81%) Software Asset Manager
10 10 (3.46%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.11%) Azure Architect
11 9 (3.11%) Developer
11 9 (3.11%) Service Manager
11 9 (3.11%) Software Project Manager
12 8 (2.77%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.77%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.81%) .NET
2 9 (3.11%) CSS
2 9 (3.11%) HTML
2 9 (3.11%) HTML5
3 3 (1.04%) Middleware
4 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.69%) COM
4 2 (0.69%) EDI
4 2 (0.69%) Velocity
4 2 (0.69%) Vue.js
4 2 (0.69%) XML
5 1 (0.35%) ADO
5 1 (0.35%) LDAP
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.35%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Web Services
5 1 (0.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (43.94%) PMI
2 42 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.69%) Organisational Skills
4 23 (7.96%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (5.54%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.11%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.77%) NHS
8 7 (2.42%) Life Science
8 7 (2.42%) User Experience
9 5 (1.73%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.73%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.38%) Robotics
10 4 (1.38%) Social Media
11 3 (1.04%) Derivative
11 3 (1.04%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.81%) Windows
2 4 (1.38%) VMS
3 3 (1.04%) CentOS
3 3 (1.04%) Linux
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (72.32%) Project Management
2 174 (60.21%) PRINCE2
3 138 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (21.11%) Project Delivery
6 53 (18.34%) Change Management
7 50 (17.30%) ITIL
7 50 (17.30%) Scrum
8 32 (11.07%) ERP
8 32 (11.07%) Waterfall
9 29 (10.03%) Computer Science
9 29 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (9.69%) Asset Management
10 28 (9.69%) PRINCE
11 25 (8.65%) Service Delivery
12 24 (8.30%) Risk Management
13 23 (7.96%) Conflict Resolution
14 22 (7.61%) Software Delivery
15 21 (7.27%) CRM
16 20 (6.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (5.19%) SQL
3 12 (4.15%) C#
3 12 (4.15%) Python
4 7 (2.42%) TypeScript
5 6 (2.08%) C
6 5 (1.73%) Java
7 2 (0.69%) R
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) Go
8 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 193 (66.78%) PMP
2 71 (24.57%) Degree
3 22 (7.61%) APMP
4 21 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 19 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (3.81%) MCP
7 10 (3.46%) CISSP
8 9 (3.11%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (3.11%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.77%) CISM
9 8 (2.77%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.42%) PhD
10 7 (2.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 5 (1.73%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 4 (1.38%) CAPM
12 4 (1.38%) CCNP
12 4 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.38%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.46%) PMO
2 11 (3.81%) SLA
3 10 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.46%) QA
4 8 (2.77%) PMBOK
5 5 (1.73%) COBIT
6 4 (1.38%) GDPR
6 4 (1.38%) MiFID
6 4 (1.38%) NIST
7 3 (1.04%) EMIR
7 3 (1.04%) RMADS
8 2 (0.69%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.69%) P3O
9 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.35%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.35%) GRC
9 1 (0.35%) IFRS
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.35%) SOC 2
System Software
1 9 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.04%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 72 (24.91%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.07%) SAP
3 13 (4.50%) JD Edwards
3 13 (4.50%) Oracle
4 11 (3.81%) Snow
5 9 (3.11%) Google
5 9 (3.11%) Sage
6 6 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.08%) Epicor
6 6 (2.08%) IBM
6 6 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.38%) Workday
8 3 (1.04%) IFS
8 3 (1.04%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.69%) Dell
9 2 (0.69%) Informatica
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe
10 1 (0.35%) Ariba
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco
10 1 (0.35%) Progress