Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 547 427 493
Rank change year-on-year -120 +66 -69
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 558 1,044 1,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.69% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 2.86% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 400 726 682
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,570 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.14% -9.09% +9.64%

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 27,413 36,533 41,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.82% 24.19% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20,316 26,660 31,909
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,250 £78,750
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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 -117 514 £58,000 -3.33% 59
UK excluding London -107 304 £51,570 +3.14% 51
London -64 242 £70,000 +7.69% 20
South East -37 114 £57,500 - 18
North of England -10 69 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Midlands -27 48 £48,000 -1.54% 8
North West -23 47 £37,500 -25.00% 2
West Midlands -17 36 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Scotland +6 27 £51,570 +3.14% 4
South West -3 25 £53,000 -6.61% 3
Yorkshire +36 21 £47,500 +15.15% 1
East of England +48 12 £47,500 -10.38% 7
East Midlands -1 12 £35,500 -43.20% 4
Wales -6 7 £40,000 +5.26% 8
Northern Ireland +11 2 £65,000 -7.14%
North East +11 1 £39,087 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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.

1 389 (69.71%) Project Management
2 338 (60.57%) PRINCE2
3 318 (56.99%) PMP
4 274 (49.10%) PMI
5 261 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
6 227 (40.68%) Finance
7 153 (27.42%) Project Delivery
8 149 (26.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 149 (26.70%) Degree
9 107 (19.18%) Scrum
10 104 (18.64%) Microsoft
11 99 (17.74%) QA
12 89 (15.95%) Change Management
13 75 (13.44%) ITIL
14 74 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
15 72 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
16 65 (11.65%) Microsoft Project
17 60 (10.75%) Risk Management
18 59 (10.57%) PMO
19 57 (10.22%) Waterfall
20 54 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
21 53 (9.50%) JIRA
22 52 (9.32%) Retail
22 52 (9.32%) Azure
22 52 (9.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 51 (9.14%) PRINCE
24 50 (8.96%) Programme Management
25 48 (8.60%) Business Analysis
26 47 (8.42%) Creative Thinking
27 45 (8.06%) SDLC

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 12 (2.15%) CICS
1 12 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.97%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.79%) Confluence
4 7 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.90%) CMS
7 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.36%) JBoss
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 65 (11.65%) Microsoft Project
2 40 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (2.69%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.36%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.36%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 15 (2.69%) NetSuite
2 14 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.90%) Lawson
6 5 (0.90%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.54%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.36%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.18%) Actimize
9 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.18%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.18%) Sage 500
9 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.32%) Azure
2 43 (7.71%) AWS
3 24 (4.30%) Office 365
4 19 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (3.23%) SaaS
6 17 (3.05%) GCP
7 15 (2.69%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (2.33%) Stackdriver
9 6 (1.08%) Power Platform
10 4 (0.72%) Slack
11 3 (0.54%) Boomi
12 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.36%) IaaS
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Flow
12 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.36%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.66%) Firewall
2 11 (1.97%) LAN
2 11 (1.97%) WAN
3 7 (1.25%) Skype
3 7 (1.25%) Unified Communications
4 6 (1.08%) Internet
5 4 (0.72%) DNS
6 3 (0.54%) DHCP
6 3 (0.54%) VPN
7 2 (0.36%) Network Security
7 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.36%) VoIP
7 2 (0.36%) WebEx
8 1 (0.18%) HTTP
8 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.18%) IPsec
8 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.18%) SAN
8 1 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.66%) Big Data
2 13 (2.33%) DB2
3 12 (2.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.08%) Power BI
5 5 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.54%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (0.36%) EDMS
8 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.36%) MySQL
8 2 (0.36%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 53 (9.50%) JIRA
2 30 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.76%) Selenium
5 18 (3.23%) JUnit
6 16 (2.87%) Hudson
6 16 (2.87%) SpecFlow
7 10 (1.79%) HP UFT
7 10 (1.79%) JMeter
7 10 (1.79%) LoadRunner
8 8 (1.43%) Maven
8 8 (1.43%) SoapUI
8 8 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (1.43%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.36%) GitLab
11 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 227 (40.68%) Finance
2 52 (9.32%) Retail
3 27 (4.84%) Banking
4 20 (3.58%) Public Sector
5 17 (3.05%) Advertising
5 17 (3.05%) Legal
5 17 (3.05%) Marketing
6 16 (2.87%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.97%) Law
10 10 (1.79%) Back Office
11 9 (1.61%) French Language
12 8 (1.43%) German Language
12 8 (1.43%) Publishing
13 7 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.25%) Italian Language
13 7 (1.25%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.72%) Billing
15 3 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 282 (50.54%) Project Manager
2 67 (12.01%) IT Manager
3 57 (10.22%) IT Project Manager
4 50 (8.96%) Senior Manager
5 46 (8.24%) Analyst
5 46 (8.24%) Senior Project Manager
6 26 (4.66%) Software Project Manager
7 25 (4.48%) Technical Manager
8 23 (4.12%) Technical Project Manager
9 21 (3.76%) Business Analyst
9 21 (3.76%) QA Engineer
10 16 (2.87%) Data Engineer
10 16 (2.87%) Software QA Engineer
11 14 (2.51%) Delivery Manager
12 13 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (2.33%) Programme Manager
12 13 (2.33%) Senior IT Manager
13 12 (2.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 12 (2.15%) Senior IT Project Manager
13 12 (2.15%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.63%) REST
2 23 (4.12%) HTML
3 21 (3.76%) Web Services
4 18 (3.23%) SOAP
5 17 (3.05%) XML
6 11 (1.97%) .NET
6 11 (1.97%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (1.43%) CSS
7 8 (1.43%) Gherkin
8 5 (0.90%) EDI
8 5 (0.90%) jQuery
8 5 (0.90%) JSON
9 3 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.54%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.54%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.54%) Node.js
9 3 (0.54%) WCF
10 2 (0.36%) J2EE
10 2 (0.36%) XMPP
11 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 274 (49.10%) PMI
2 74 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (7.71%) Management Information System
5 34 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (4.66%) User Experience
7 23 (4.12%) Virtual Team
8 20 (3.58%) Data Centre
9 13 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (2.15%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.97%) IBM Mainframe
11 11 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (1.61%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.25%) iPad
13 7 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.25%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.90%) CMDB
14 5 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.76%) Windows
2 19 (3.41%) Linux
3 6 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.72%) Unix
5 2 (0.36%) Android
5 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (69.71%) Project Management
2 338 (60.57%) PRINCE2
3 261 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (27.42%) Project Delivery
5 149 (26.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 107 (19.18%) Scrum
7 89 (15.95%) Change Management
8 75 (13.44%) ITIL
9 72 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
10 60 (10.75%) Risk Management
11 57 (10.22%) Waterfall
12 51 (9.14%) PRINCE
13 50 (8.96%) Programme Management
14 48 (8.60%) Business Analysis
15 47 (8.42%) Creative Thinking
16 45 (8.06%) SDLC
17 42 (7.53%) Migration
17 42 (7.53%) Project Planning
18 38 (6.81%) Change Control
18 38 (6.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.63%) SQL
2 36 (6.45%) C
3 35 (6.27%) C#
4 32 (5.73%) Java
5 25 (4.48%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.87%) Python
6 16 (2.87%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.51%) C++
8 13 (2.33%) VB
9 12 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.15%) COBOL
9 12 (2.15%) Perl
9 12 (2.15%) PL/1
10 11 (1.97%) Assembly Language
10 11 (1.97%) REXX
11 8 (1.43%) Groovy
12 5 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.72%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.72%) RPG
13 4 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 318 (56.99%) PMP
2 149 (26.70%) Degree
3 52 (9.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 40 (7.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (3.23%) ISEB
6 15 (2.69%) APMP
7 14 (2.51%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.33%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.97%) CISM
9 11 (1.97%) CISSP
10 10 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.43%) CAPM
11 8 (1.43%) MCP
12 7 (1.25%) CBAP
12 7 (1.25%) Chartered Engineer
12 7 (1.25%) PhD
12 7 (1.25%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.08%) ACCA
13 6 (1.08%) PgMP
14 5 (0.90%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (17.74%) QA
2 59 (10.57%) PMO
3 17 (3.05%) GDPR
4 11 (1.97%) SLA
5 7 (1.25%) HAZOP
5 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.90%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.72%) NIST
8 3 (0.54%) COBIT
8 3 (0.54%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.36%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.36%) ITGC
9 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.18%) EMIR
10 1 (0.18%) IFRS
10 1 (0.18%) P3O
10 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (2.51%) Docker
2 12 (2.15%) ACF2
2 12 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.15%) RACF
3 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.36%) LXC
4 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (2.33%) SCCM
2 4 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.36%) Nessus
4 2 (0.36%) SCOM
4 2 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 104 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.30%) Oracle
2 24 (4.30%) SAP
3 21 (3.76%) Google
4 15 (2.69%) JD Edwards
5 14 (2.51%) IBM
6 13 (2.33%) HP
7 12 (2.15%) UiPath
8 9 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.43%) Dell
10 7 (1.25%) Sage
10 7 (1.25%) Snow
11 6 (1.08%) Cognos
11 6 (1.08%) IFS
11 6 (1.08%) Informatica
11 6 (1.08%) VMware
12 5 (0.90%) Cisco
12 5 (0.90%) EMC
12 5 (0.90%) Epicor
12 5 (0.90%) NetApp