Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 412 509 412
Rank change year-on-year +97 -97 -16
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 1,148 997 1,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.55% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.02% 2.31% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 812 678 1,017
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,508 £39,750 £38,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +0.96% +4.00%

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 37,958 43,163 48,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.77% 24.02% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27,902 33,207 38,676
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +101 1,073 £60,000 - 81
UK excluding London +124 669 £51,000 -2.86% 62
London +60 459 £65,000 -3.70% 26
South East +110 270 £57,500 - 26
North of England +25 141 £50,000 +5.26% 12
North West +15 120 £50,000 - 8
Midlands +88 106 £50,000 -17.36% 12
West Midlands +56 77 £47,500 -13.64% 8
South West +40 56 £41,500 -7.78% 5
Scotland -9 55 £52,500 +10.53% 7
East of England +43 32 £53,000 -3.64%
East Midlands +35 28 £65,000 -1.52% 4
Yorkshire +22 19 £45,000 - 4
Wales +7 8 £36,000 -31.43%
Northern Ireland -12 3 £70,000 -
North East 0 2 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 768 (66.90%) PRINCE2
2 752 (65.51%) Project Management
3 646 (56.27%) PMI
4 602 (52.44%) PMP
5 522 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
6 391 (34.06%) Finance
7 318 (27.70%) Degree
8 209 (18.21%) Problem-Solving
9 207 (18.03%) Microsoft
10 196 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 196 (17.07%) Waterfall
11 189 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
12 166 (14.46%) Microsoft Project
13 165 (14.37%) PRINCE
14 163 (14.20%) PMO
15 156 (13.59%) Scrum
16 153 (13.33%) Change Management
17 150 (13.07%) Programme Management
18 149 (12.98%) ITIL
19 128 (11.15%) Risk Management
20 121 (10.54%) Business Analysis
21 109 (9.49%) Line Management
22 107 (9.32%) SDLC
23 101 (8.80%) Presales
24 94 (8.19%) Decision-Making
25 93 (8.10%) Coaching
26 92 (8.01%) Computer Science
27 91 (7.93%) Mentoring
28 90 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
29 86 (7.49%) CRM

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 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.74%) SAS
3 18 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (1.31%) Confluence
5 14 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 13 (1.13%) JBoss
7 10 (0.87%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.78%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.70%) IIS
9 8 (0.70%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.26%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.26%) WordPress
11 2 (0.17%) CICS
11 2 (0.17%) CMS
11 2 (0.17%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.17%) TPMS
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.087%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 166 (14.46%) Microsoft Project
2 75 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 70 (6.10%) MS Visio
4 64 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
5 56 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (1.39%) SPSS
7 12 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
1 38 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.66%) NetSuite
3 18 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.70%) Lawson
5 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.35%) Actimize
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.17%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.17%) Orchard Housing
9 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 80 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (5.75%) Office 365
3 60 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (3.40%) SaaS
5 33 (2.87%) PaaS
6 28 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.83%) IaaS
8 14 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.61%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (0.44%) G Suite
12 4 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.17%) Akamai
14 2 (0.17%) Boomi
14 2 (0.17%) Force.com
14 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.17%) iPaaS
14 2 (0.17%) ServiceMax
15 1 (0.087%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.61%) Firewall
2 20 (1.74%) WAN
3 19 (1.66%) Wireless
4 18 (1.57%) LAN
5 17 (1.48%) Unified Communications
5 17 (1.48%) VoIP
6 12 (1.05%) Network Security
7 10 (0.87%) SAN
8 9 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.70%) Internet
9 8 (0.70%) SSL
10 7 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (0.61%) DNS
10 7 (0.61%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.61%) MPLS
10 7 (0.61%) VPN
10 7 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.61%) WLAN
11 6 (0.52%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.53%) Big Data
3 20 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.22%) QlikView
5 10 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (0.87%) Spotfire
6 6 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.35%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.26%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.26%) MS Access
9 3 (0.26%) Power BI
9 3 (0.26%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 53 (4.62%) JIRA
2 35 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.26%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.17%) GitLab
6 2 (0.17%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.17%) Selenium
6 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.17%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.087%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.087%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.087%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.087%) Protractor
7 1 (0.087%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 391 (34.06%) Finance
2 83 (7.23%) Banking
3 67 (5.84%) Retail
4 54 (4.70%) Marketing
5 42 (3.66%) Legal
6 38 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.96%) Manufacturing
8 28 (2.44%) Billing
9 27 (2.35%) Publishing
10 24 (2.09%) Investment Banking
11 23 (2.00%) Back Office
12 22 (1.92%) Advertising
13 21 (1.83%) Law
13 21 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (1.39%) Front Office
15 15 (1.31%) Electronics
15 15 (1.31%) Games
16 13 (1.13%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.96%) German Language
18 10 (0.87%) French Language
Job Titles
1 452 (39.37%) Project Manager
2 132 (11.50%) IT Manager
3 87 (7.58%) IT Project Manager
4 83 (7.23%) Programme Manager
5 76 (6.62%) Analyst
6 70 (6.10%) Senior Manager
7 63 (5.49%) Senior Project Manager
8 60 (5.23%) Infrastructure Manager
9 57 (4.97%) Consultant
10 54 (4.70%) Software Project Manager
11 46 (4.01%) Architect
11 46 (4.01%) Delivery Manager
12 42 (3.66%) Business Analyst
13 39 (3.40%) Developer
13 39 (3.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 38 (3.31%) Technical Manager
15 37 (3.22%) Scrum Master
16 32 (2.79%) Agile Project Manager
16 32 (2.79%) Coordinator
16 32 (2.79%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.75%) .NET
2 46 (4.01%) Web Services
3 33 (2.87%) SOAP
4 23 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 21 (1.83%) RESTful
6 20 (1.74%) WCF
7 16 (1.39%) Middleware
8 12 (1.05%) Velocity
9 10 (0.87%) XML
10 9 (0.78%) LDAP
11 8 (0.70%) XML Messaging
12 7 (0.61%) CGI
13 5 (0.44%) HTML
14 4 (0.35%) CSS
14 4 (0.35%) REST
15 3 (0.26%) AngularJS
15 3 (0.26%) EDI
15 3 (0.26%) jQuery
15 3 (0.26%) WF
16 2 (0.17%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 646 (56.27%) PMI
2 189 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (7.40%) Management Information System
4 81 (7.06%) Data Centre
5 64 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
6 38 (3.31%) User Experience
7 29 (2.53%) Virtual Team
8 25 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.66%) Life Science
10 16 (1.39%) CMDB
11 15 (1.31%) BYOD
12 14 (1.22%) Fintech
13 12 (1.05%) NHS
14 10 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.87%) Oracle Exalytics
14 10 (0.87%) Robotics
15 8 (0.70%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.70%) Reference Data
16 6 (0.52%) Mobile App
17 5 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (5.23%) Windows
2 17 (1.48%) Linux
3 9 (0.78%) Unix
3 9 (0.78%) Windows 7
3 9 (0.78%) Windows Server
4 7 (0.61%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.44%) Solaris
5 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.26%) Android
7 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.17%) AIX
8 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 768 (66.90%) PRINCE2
2 752 (65.51%) Project Management
3 522 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (18.21%) Problem-Solving
5 196 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 196 (17.07%) Waterfall
6 165 (14.37%) PRINCE
7 156 (13.59%) Scrum
8 153 (13.33%) Change Management
9 150 (13.07%) Programme Management
10 149 (12.98%) ITIL
11 128 (11.15%) Risk Management
12 121 (10.54%) Business Analysis
13 109 (9.49%) Line Management
14 107 (9.32%) SDLC
15 101 (8.80%) Presales
16 94 (8.19%) Decision-Making
17 93 (8.10%) Coaching
18 92 (8.01%) Computer Science
19 91 (7.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (7.06%) SQL
2 54 (4.70%) C#
3 43 (3.75%) C
4 21 (1.83%) Java
5 20 (1.74%) T-SQL
6 17 (1.48%) Python
7 9 (0.78%) C++
7 9 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.70%) PHP
9 7 (0.61%) R
10 6 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.52%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.35%) Perl
12 3 (0.26%) Go
12 3 (0.26%) Ruby
12 3 (0.26%) VB
13 2 (0.17%) PL/1
13 2 (0.17%) REXX
13 2 (0.17%) SOQL
13 2 (0.17%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 602 (52.44%) PMP
2 318 (27.70%) Degree
3 90 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 56 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 49 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 45 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 33 (2.87%) SC Cleared
8 32 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
9 31 (2.70%) CBAP
10 27 (2.35%) ISEB
11 26 (2.26%) CISSP
12 25 (2.18%) IIBA
13 23 (2.00%) PhD
14 21 (1.83%) APMP
15 19 (1.66%) APMG
15 19 (1.66%) MAPM
16 17 (1.48%) MBA
17 16 (1.39%) CEH
17 16 (1.39%) DV Cleared
18 15 (1.31%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (14.20%) PMO
2 78 (6.79%) QA
3 40 (3.48%) GDPR
4 27 (2.35%) Data Quality
5 24 (2.09%) SLA
6 22 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (1.31%) GPG13
8 12 (1.05%) COBIT
9 9 (0.78%) P3O
10 7 (0.61%) GAMP
10 7 (0.61%) PMBOK
10 7 (0.61%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.52%) SEPA
12 3 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.26%) MiFID
12 3 (0.26%) PSD2
12 3 (0.26%) TARGET2
13 2 (0.17%) FINREP
13 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.44%) XenApp
6 3 (0.26%) Docker
6 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.26%) vSphere
7 2 (0.17%) ACF2
7 2 (0.17%) KVM
7 2 (0.17%) RACF
7 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.087%) Firmware
8 1 (0.087%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (1.92%) SCCM
2 9 (0.78%) AirWatch
2 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.44%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.26%) Ansible
4 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.26%) Puppet
4 3 (0.26%) Salt
4 3 (0.26%) SCOM
4 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.17%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.17%) Nagios
5 2 (0.17%) OpenView
6 1 (0.087%) Ambari
6 1 (0.087%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 207 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 63 (5.49%) SAP
3 50 (4.36%) Oracle
4 37 (3.22%) Citrix
5 34 (2.96%) Cisco
6 33 (2.87%) VMware
7 26 (2.26%) CheckPoint
8 23 (2.00%) JD Edwards
9 22 (1.92%) Google
9 22 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.66%) EMC
10 19 (1.66%) Tableau
11 17 (1.48%) NetApp
12 12 (1.05%) Lotus
13 10 (0.87%) Cognizant
13 10 (0.87%) Demandware
14 9 (0.78%) MobileIron
15 8 (0.70%) Epicor
15 8 (0.70%) Sage
16 7 (0.61%) Adobe