Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 443 484 394
Rank change year-on-year +41 -90 +1
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 1,108 1,012 1,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.58% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 2.38% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 794 706 1,109
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 38,995 42,461 50,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.69% 24.43% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28,880 32,635 40,623
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +47 1,032 £60,000 - 76
UK excluding London +61 633 £52,500 - 45
London +31 454 £67,500 -2.53% 36
South East +86 255 £57,500 - 13
North of England +19 142 £50,000 - 13
North West +21 115 £50,000 - 11
Midlands +44 85 £50,000 -13.04% 8
West Midlands +52 65 £48,750 -14.10% 3
Scotland -6 54 £52,500 +5.00% 4
East of England +24 46 £53,000 -11.67% 3
South West -5 44 £41,500 -7.78% 3
Yorkshire +11 24 £45,000 -6.25% 2
East Midlands -6 18 £65,000 -1.52% 5
Wales +9 9 £36,000 -20.00% 1
North East -7 3 £32,000 -27.27%
Northern Ireland 0 2 - -

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 776 (70.04%) PRINCE2
2 749 (67.60%) Project Management
3 603 (54.42%) PMP
4 594 (53.61%) PMI
5 535 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
6 413 (37.27%) Finance
7 307 (27.71%) Degree
8 214 (19.31%) Microsoft
9 213 (19.22%) Problem-Solving
10 207 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 200 (18.05%) Waterfall
12 186 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
13 180 (16.25%) PRINCE
14 175 (15.79%) Scrum
15 171 (15.43%) Microsoft Project
16 163 (14.71%) ITIL
17 157 (14.17%) PMO
18 144 (13.00%) Change Management
19 137 (12.36%) Business Analysis
20 124 (11.19%) Programme Management
21 118 (10.65%) Risk Management
22 116 (10.47%) Presales
23 106 (9.57%) Line Management
24 101 (9.12%) Decision-Making
25 100 (9.03%) Coaching
26 97 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
27 96 (8.66%) SDLC
28 92 (8.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
29 91 (8.21%) Banking
30 88 (7.94%) SQL

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 57 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.17%) JBoss
2 24 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 20 (1.81%) Confluence
4 18 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (1.53%) SAS
6 9 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.63%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.54%) IIS
9 4 (0.36%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.27%) WordPress
11 2 (0.18%) CICS
11 2 (0.18%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.18%) TPMS
12 1 (0.090%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.090%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 171 (15.43%) Microsoft Project
2 70 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 66 (5.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (5.87%) MS Visio
5 60 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (1.08%) SPSS
7 8 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.36%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 39 (3.52%) Dynamics AX
1 39 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.62%) NetSuite
3 13 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.36%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.36%) Lawson
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.27%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.27%) Workfront
6 2 (0.18%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.18%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.18%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.18%) OPENContractor
6 2 (0.18%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.18%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.50%) Office 365
2 67 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (3.61%) PaaS
5 39 (3.52%) SaaS
6 30 (2.71%) IaaS
7 15 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.54%) G Suite
9 6 (0.54%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.27%) Force.com
11 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.18%) Akamai
12 2 (0.18%) ServiceMax
13 1 (0.090%) Boomi
13 1 (0.090%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.090%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.090%) Slack
13 1 (0.090%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.25%) Firewall
2 21 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (1.53%) VoIP
4 16 (1.44%) LAN
4 16 (1.44%) WAN
5 13 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (1.08%) BGP
6 12 (1.08%) DNS
6 12 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 12 (1.08%) Internet
6 12 (1.08%) OSPF
6 12 (1.08%) Unified Communications
6 12 (1.08%) Wireless
7 11 (0.99%) MPLS
7 11 (0.99%) SNMP
8 10 (0.90%) BIG-IP
8 10 (0.90%) DHCP
8 10 (0.90%) Network Security
9 9 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.88%) Big Data
2 38 (3.43%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.26%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (0.72%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.45%) QlikView
8 4 (0.36%) Electronic Patient Records
8 4 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.36%) Spotfire
8 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.27%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.27%) Power BI
9 3 (0.27%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.27%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 57 (5.14%) JIRA
2 22 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.90%) Bitbucket
5 7 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.54%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.54%) Selenium
6 6 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.27%) JMeter
8 3 (0.27%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.18%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.18%) GitLab
9 2 (0.18%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.18%) Introscope
9 2 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.18%) VersionOne
General
1 413 (37.27%) Finance
2 91 (8.21%) Banking
3 62 (5.60%) Retail
4 54 (4.87%) Marketing
5 48 (4.33%) Telecoms
6 45 (4.06%) Legal
7 32 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.89%) Manufacturing
8 31 (2.80%) Law
9 29 (2.62%) Publishing
10 28 (2.53%) Back Office
11 22 (1.99%) Games
12 21 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (1.81%) Front Office
14 19 (1.71%) Billing
15 16 (1.44%) Advertising
16 15 (1.35%) Financial Institution
17 12 (1.08%) Electronics
18 9 (0.81%) Automotive
18 9 (0.81%) French Language
Job Titles
1 448 (40.43%) Project Manager
2 126 (11.37%) IT Manager
3 87 (7.85%) IT Project Manager
4 81 (7.31%) Senior Manager
5 78 (7.04%) Senior Project Manager
6 77 (6.95%) Analyst
7 74 (6.68%) Programme Manager
8 63 (5.69%) Infrastructure Manager
9 54 (4.87%) Software Project Manager
10 53 (4.78%) Consultant
11 49 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
12 45 (4.06%) Business Analyst
13 43 (3.88%) Architect
14 35 (3.16%) Developer
15 33 (2.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 30 (2.71%) Scrum Master
17 28 (2.53%) PMO Manager
17 28 (2.53%) Technical Manager
18 26 (2.35%) Coordinator
19 25 (2.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.51%) .NET
2 36 (3.25%) Web Services
3 26 (2.35%) Middleware
4 25 (2.26%) SOAP
5 14 (1.26%) .NET Framework
6 13 (1.17%) LDAP
7 12 (1.08%) RESTful
7 12 (1.08%) Velocity
8 11 (0.99%) WCF
9 9 (0.81%) XML
10 8 (0.72%) REST
10 8 (0.72%) XML Messaging
11 7 (0.63%) AngularJS
11 7 (0.63%) HTML
12 6 (0.54%) CGI
12 6 (0.54%) CSS
12 6 (0.54%) Vue.js
13 5 (0.45%) EDI
14 4 (0.36%) CSS3
14 4 (0.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 594 (53.61%) PMI
2 186 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (7.94%) Data Centre
4 87 (7.85%) Management Information System
5 77 (6.95%) Self-Motivation
6 73 (6.59%) Computer Science
7 43 (3.88%) User Experience
8 28 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.44%) Fintech
10 22 (1.99%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.71%) Life Science
12 18 (1.62%) CMDB
13 15 (1.35%) BYOD
14 14 (1.26%) Oracle Exalytics
15 11 (0.99%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.99%) NHS
16 9 (0.81%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.72%) Credit Risk
17 8 (0.72%) Mainframe
17 8 (0.72%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 59 (5.32%) Windows
2 23 (2.08%) Linux
3 18 (1.62%) Unix
4 15 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.08%) Solaris
5 12 (1.08%) Windows 10
6 11 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.45%) Android
8 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.27%) AIX
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 776 (70.04%) PRINCE2
2 749 (67.60%) Project Management
3 535 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (19.22%) Problem-Solving
5 207 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 200 (18.05%) Waterfall
7 180 (16.25%) PRINCE
8 175 (15.79%) Scrum
9 163 (14.71%) ITIL
10 144 (13.00%) Change Management
11 137 (12.36%) Business Analysis
12 124 (11.19%) Programme Management
13 118 (10.65%) Risk Management
14 116 (10.47%) Presales
15 106 (9.57%) Line Management
16 101 (9.12%) Decision-Making
17 100 (9.03%) Coaching
18 97 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
19 96 (8.66%) SDLC
20 85 (7.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 88 (7.94%) SQL
2 44 (3.97%) C#
3 30 (2.71%) C
4 24 (2.17%) Java
5 14 (1.26%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.26%) Python
6 11 (0.99%) T-SQL
7 9 (0.81%) R
8 8 (0.72%) C++
9 7 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.63%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.54%) PHP
11 4 (0.36%) VBScript
12 3 (0.27%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.27%) Perl
12 3 (0.27%) SOQL
12 3 (0.27%) SOSL
13 2 (0.18%) COBOL
13 2 (0.18%) Ruby
13 2 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 603 (54.42%) PMP
2 307 (27.71%) Degree
3 92 (8.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 68 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 41 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 40 (3.61%) ISEB
6 40 (3.61%) Security Cleared
7 35 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (2.44%) CISSP
9 23 (2.08%) CBAP
9 23 (2.08%) SC Cleared
10 19 (1.71%) MBA
11 18 (1.62%) CEH
11 18 (1.62%) CompTIA Security+
11 18 (1.62%) MAPM
12 17 (1.53%) PhD
13 16 (1.44%) APMG
14 14 (1.26%) IIBA
15 13 (1.17%) APMP
15 13 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (14.17%) PMO
2 66 (5.96%) QA
3 31 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (2.71%) GDPR
5 21 (1.90%) SLA
6 18 (1.62%) GPG13
7 12 (1.08%) COBIT
8 11 (0.99%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.90%) P3O
10 7 (0.63%) GAMP
10 7 (0.63%) MiFID
10 7 (0.63%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.45%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.36%) EMIR
12 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.36%) SEPA
13 3 (0.27%) FINREP
13 3 (0.27%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.090%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 42 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.45%) Docker
4 5 (0.45%) KVM
5 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.27%) ACF2
6 3 (0.27%) RACF
6 3 (0.27%) vSphere
6 3 (0.27%) XenApp
7 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.090%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.090%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.090%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (2.08%) SCCM
2 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (0.63%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.18%) Ansible
5 2 (0.18%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.18%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.18%) Puppet
5 2 (0.18%) Salt
5 2 (0.18%) SCOM
5 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.090%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.090%) Nagios
6 1 (0.090%) OpenView
6 1 (0.090%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.090%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 214 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 55 (4.96%) SAP
3 52 (4.69%) Oracle
4 47 (4.24%) CheckPoint
5 44 (3.97%) Cisco
6 43 (3.88%) Citrix
7 33 (2.98%) VMware
8 28 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (2.08%) EMC
10 19 (1.71%) Google
10 19 (1.71%) NetApp
11 18 (1.62%) TOWER Software
12 15 (1.35%) JD Edwards
13 11 (0.99%) Atlassian
13 11 (0.99%) Cognizant
14 10 (0.90%) Adobe
14 10 (0.90%) Sage
15 9 (0.81%) CA
15 9 (0.81%) McAfee
15 9 (0.81%) Tableau