Period
to 20 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 449 479 404
Rank change year-on-year +30 -75 -17
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 1,147 1,034 1,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.59% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.87% 2.39% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 845 808 1,170
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,524 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.05% -4.76% +5.00%

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 39,991 43,207 53,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.66% 24.56% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29,739 33,197 42,890
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 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 +38 1,061 £60,000 +4.35% 61
UK excluding London +62 621 £53,524 +7.05% 44
London +63 497 £67,500 +3.85% 20
South East +73 257 £57,500 +4.55% 16
North of England +2 127 £50,000 - 15
North West +19 88 £53,000 +6.00% 11
Midlands +40 79 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Scotland +17 64 £55,000 +8.11% 3
West Midlands +36 58 £50,000 -9.91% 2
East of England +23 49 £53,000 -11.67% 5
South West -27 42 £41,500 -7.78% 1
Yorkshire +11 37 £45,000 -12.20% 3
East Midlands -10 19 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wales -1 4 £33,750 -30.77%
North East -19 2 £32,000 -28.89% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 837 (72.97%) PRINCE2
2 790 (68.88%) Project Management
3 642 (55.97%) PMP
4 580 (50.57%) PMI
5 541 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
6 435 (37.93%) Finance
7 326 (28.42%) Degree
8 238 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 217 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 211 (18.40%) Problem-Solving
11 193 (16.83%) ITIL
12 191 (16.65%) Waterfall
13 190 (16.56%) Scrum
14 185 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
15 166 (14.47%) Microsoft Project
16 159 (13.86%) PRINCE
17 152 (13.25%) Change Management
18 140 (12.21%) Business Analysis
19 138 (12.03%) Programme Management
20 135 (11.77%) PMO
21 134 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
22 123 (10.72%) Presales
23 117 (10.20%) Risk Management
24 107 (9.33%) SDLC
25 101 (8.81%) Banking
26 97 (8.46%) Line Management
27 94 (8.20%) Coaching
28 93 (8.11%) Management Information System
28 93 (8.11%) CRM
29 91 (7.93%) Service Delivery

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 59 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.49%) Confluence
3 23 (2.01%) JBoss
3 23 (2.01%) WebLogic
4 15 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (1.31%) SAS
5 13 (1.13%) IBM Notes
6 9 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.44%) CICS
8 5 (0.44%) IIS
9 3 (0.26%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.26%) WordPress
10 2 (0.17%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.087%) Apache
11 1 (0.087%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 166 (14.47%) Microsoft Project
2 72 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (6.19%) MS Visio
4 66 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
5 65 (5.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.61%) SPSS
8 4 (0.35%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 47 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (1.92%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.52%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.44%) Aareon QL
6 5 (0.44%) Academy Housing
6 5 (0.44%) Infor CRM
6 5 (0.44%) MIS ActiveH
6 5 (0.44%) Northgate Housing
6 5 (0.44%) OPENContractor
6 5 (0.44%) OPENHousing
6 5 (0.44%) Orchard Housing
6 5 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.44%) Servitor
7 4 (0.35%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.35%) Sage CRM
8 3 (0.26%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 84 (7.32%) Office 365
2 68 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (4.71%) SaaS
5 46 (4.01%) PaaS
6 38 (3.31%) IaaS
7 18 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (1.31%) OneDrive
9 10 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.52%) G Suite
11 5 (0.44%) Force.com
11 5 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 4 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.35%) Veeva
13 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.17%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.17%) ServiceMax
14 2 (0.17%) Slack
14 2 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.23%) Firewall
2 22 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (1.74%) Internet
4 19 (1.66%) BGP
4 19 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (1.66%) DHCP
4 19 (1.66%) DNS
4 19 (1.66%) OSPF
4 19 (1.66%) SNMP
5 16 (1.39%) WAN
6 15 (1.31%) LAN
6 15 (1.31%) VoIP
7 14 (1.22%) Ethernet
7 14 (1.22%) VPN
8 13 (1.13%) MPLS
9 12 (1.05%) FWSM
9 12 (1.05%) IPsec
9 12 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
10 11 (0.96%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.87%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.18%) Big Data
2 30 (2.62%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.13%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (0.70%) Data Mining
5 8 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.52%) DB2
8 5 (0.44%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
9 4 (0.35%) Neo4j
9 4 (0.35%) QlikView
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.26%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 85 (7.41%) JIRA
2 13 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (0.78%) Bitbucket
5 8 (0.70%) Selenium
5 8 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.52%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.44%) JIRA Agile
8 5 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.35%) JMeter
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.26%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.26%) JUnit
11 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.17%) Introscope
11 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 435 (37.93%) Finance
2 101 (8.81%) Banking
3 73 (6.36%) Marketing
4 61 (5.32%) Retail
5 53 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 45 (3.92%) Legal
6 45 (3.92%) Manufacturing
7 41 (3.57%) Law
7 41 (3.57%) Publishing
8 34 (2.96%) Investment Banking
9 33 (2.88%) Games
10 24 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.92%) Back Office
12 17 (1.48%) Advertising
13 16 (1.39%) Financial Institution
14 14 (1.22%) Electronics
15 13 (1.13%) Billing
16 11 (0.96%) Front Office
17 8 (0.70%) Military
17 8 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 492 (42.89%) Project Manager
2 135 (11.77%) IT Manager
3 104 (9.07%) IT Project Manager
4 93 (8.11%) Senior Manager
5 91 (7.93%) Senior Project Manager
6 87 (7.59%) Analyst
7 75 (6.54%) Software Project Manager
8 70 (6.10%) Programme Manager
9 66 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
10 63 (5.49%) Business Analyst
11 57 (4.97%) Architect
12 52 (4.53%) Consultant
13 51 (4.45%) Delivery Manager
14 35 (3.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 31 (2.70%) Applications Manager
15 31 (2.70%) Technical Manager
16 29 (2.53%) PMO Manager
17 26 (2.27%) Applications Project Manager
17 26 (2.27%) Technical Project Manager
18 25 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.05%) .NET
2 25 (2.18%) LDAP
3 24 (2.09%) Middleware
4 18 (1.57%) XML
5 13 (1.13%) Web Services
6 9 (0.78%) REST
7 8 (0.70%) EDI
7 8 (0.70%) HTML
7 8 (0.70%) XML Messaging
8 7 (0.61%) AngularJS
8 7 (0.61%) COM
9 6 (0.52%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.52%) CSS
9 6 (0.52%) Velocity
9 6 (0.52%) Vue.js
10 5 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.44%) Visualforce
10 5 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.35%) Ajax
11 4 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 580 (50.57%) PMI
2 185 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 86 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
5 85 (7.41%) Data Centre
6 68 (5.93%) Computer Science
7 42 (3.66%) User Experience
8 33 (2.88%) Fintech
9 32 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (2.09%) CMDB
11 18 (1.57%) Social Network
11 18 (1.57%) Virtual Team
12 17 (1.48%) Life Science
12 17 (1.48%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.22%) BYOD
14 13 (1.13%) Oracle Exalytics
15 12 (1.05%) Credit Risk
15 12 (1.05%) PKI
16 10 (0.87%) Mainframe
17 9 (0.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 58 (5.06%) Windows
2 27 (2.35%) Linux
3 22 (1.92%) Windows 10
4 20 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.31%) Unix
6 14 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.05%) Solaris
8 11 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.44%) Android
9 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.26%) AIX
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 837 (72.97%) PRINCE2
2 790 (68.88%) Project Management
3 541 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
4 238 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 211 (18.40%) Problem-Solving
6 193 (16.83%) ITIL
7 191 (16.65%) Waterfall
8 190 (16.56%) Scrum
9 159 (13.86%) PRINCE
10 152 (13.25%) Change Management
11 140 (12.21%) Business Analysis
12 138 (12.03%) Programme Management
13 134 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 123 (10.72%) Presales
15 117 (10.20%) Risk Management
16 107 (9.33%) SDLC
17 97 (8.46%) Line Management
18 94 (8.20%) Coaching
19 93 (8.11%) CRM
20 91 (7.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 85 (7.41%) SQL
2 38 (3.31%) Java
3 32 (2.79%) C#
4 26 (2.27%) C
5 19 (1.66%) C++
6 15 (1.31%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.22%) VBScript
8 13 (1.13%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.13%) Python
9 10 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.70%) VBA
11 6 (0.52%) Perl
11 6 (0.52%) PHP
12 5 (0.44%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.44%) COBOL
12 5 (0.44%) PL/1
12 5 (0.44%) R
12 5 (0.44%) REXX
12 5 (0.44%) VB
13 3 (0.26%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 642 (55.97%) PMP
2 326 (28.42%) Degree
3 91 (7.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 81 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 53 (4.62%) ISEB
6 47 (4.10%) Security Cleared
7 43 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 35 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (2.88%) CISSP
10 32 (2.79%) SC Cleared
11 25 (2.18%) CBAP
12 21 (1.83%) CEH
12 21 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
13 19 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (1.31%) CCNP
15 15 (1.31%) MAPM
15 15 (1.31%) PhD
16 14 (1.22%) ISTQB
16 14 (1.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (11.77%) PMO
2 90 (7.85%) QA
3 37 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.83%) GDPR
4 21 (1.83%) GPG13
5 20 (1.74%) SLA
6 12 (1.05%) COBIT
7 11 (0.96%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.87%) MiFID
8 10 (0.87%) P3O
8 10 (0.87%) PMBOK
9 8 (0.70%) GAMP
10 6 (0.52%) EMIR
11 5 (0.44%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.44%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.35%) FINREP
13 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.17%) ISO 13485
14 2 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 55 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (0.61%) Docker
6 6 (0.52%) ACF2
6 6 (0.52%) RACF
7 5 (0.44%) KVM
8 4 (0.35%) XenApp
9 2 (0.17%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.17%) vSphere
9 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (2.44%) SCCM
2 15 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (1.13%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.44%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.44%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.17%) Oozie
5 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.17%) Puppet
5 2 (0.17%) Salt
5 2 (0.17%) SCOM
5 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 2 (0.17%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.087%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.087%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 217 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 78 (6.80%) SAP
3 68 (5.93%) Oracle
4 63 (5.49%) Citrix
5 55 (4.80%) CheckPoint
6 46 (4.01%) Cisco
7 41 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (3.14%) VMware
9 28 (2.44%) EMC
10 27 (2.35%) Google
11 26 (2.27%) NetApp
12 18 (1.57%) TOWER Software
13 16 (1.39%) HP
14 15 (1.31%) CA
14 15 (1.31%) Cognizant
14 15 (1.31%) F5
14 15 (1.31%) Lotus
15 13 (1.13%) MobileIron
16 12 (1.05%) Fortinet
16 12 (1.05%) Juniper