Period
to 19 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 523 432 503
Rank change year-on-year -91 +71 -77
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 562 1,042 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.69% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.06% 2.87% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 404 723 669
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 £39,750
90th Percentile £85,875 £85,000 £85,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -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 27,316 36,329 41,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.95% 24.11% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20,193 26,573 32,104
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 £80,675 £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 19 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 19 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 -112 517 £57,500 - 59
UK excluding London -101 310 £50,000 - 46
London -44 241 £70,000 +7.69% 18
South East -47 111 £57,500 - 23
North of England +8 75 £42,500 -10.53% 5
North West -12 49 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Midlands -29 48 £48,000 -4.00% 4
West Midlands -32 36 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Scotland +14 29 £51,570 -1.77% 1
South West -7 27 £50,000 -4.31% 3
Yorkshire +67 25 £48,750 +21.12% 2
East of England +53 12 £47,500 -10.38% 5
East Midlands +2 12 £35,500 -43.20% 2
Wales -13 6 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Northern Ireland +9 2 £65,000 -7.14%
North East +5 1 £39,087 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 387 (68.86%) Project Management
2 341 (60.68%) PRINCE2
3 322 (57.30%) PMP
4 276 (49.11%) PMI
5 253 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
6 222 (39.50%) Finance
7 149 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 148 (26.33%) Degree
9 141 (25.09%) Project Delivery
10 107 (19.04%) Microsoft
11 101 (17.97%) Scrum
12 92 (16.37%) QA
13 91 (16.19%) Change Management
14 76 (13.52%) ITIL
15 71 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
16 69 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
16 69 (12.28%) Microsoft Project
17 65 (11.57%) PMO
18 60 (10.68%) Risk Management
19 53 (9.43%) Waterfall
20 52 (9.25%) Self-Motivation
20 52 (9.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 52 (9.25%) PRINCE
21 50 (8.90%) Azure
22 49 (8.72%) Retail
23 48 (8.54%) Programme Management
24 47 (8.36%) Project Planning
24 47 (8.36%) Creative Thinking
25 46 (8.19%) Business Analysis
25 46 (8.19%) Microsoft Excel

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 10 (1.78%) CICS
1 10 (1.78%) SharePoint
1 10 (1.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.25%) Confluence
2 7 (1.25%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.07%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.89%) CMS
4 5 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.36%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) SAS
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 69 (12.28%) Microsoft Project
2 46 (8.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (5.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (5.16%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.36%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.36%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.18%) InVision
8 1 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (3.02%) NetSuite
2 14 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.89%) Lawson
4 5 (0.89%) SDL Web 8
5 4 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.53%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.36%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.18%) Actimize
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.18%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.18%) Sage 500
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 50 (8.90%) Azure
2 40 (7.12%) AWS
3 24 (4.27%) Office 365
4 21 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (3.20%) GCP
6 17 (3.02%) Dynamics 365
6 17 (3.02%) SaaS
7 14 (2.49%) Stackdriver
8 6 (1.07%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.53%) Boomi
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Flow
10 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.36%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.36%) Serverless
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.16%) Firewall
2 9 (1.60%) LAN
2 9 (1.60%) WAN
3 7 (1.25%) Skype
3 7 (1.25%) Unified Communications
4 6 (1.07%) Internet
5 5 (0.89%) VPN
6 4 (0.71%) DNS
6 4 (0.71%) Network Security
7 3 (0.53%) DHCP
8 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.36%) VoIP
8 2 (0.36%) WebEx
9 1 (0.18%) HTTP
9 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.18%) IPsec
9 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.18%) SAN
9 1 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.34%) Big Data
2 15 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.14%) DB2
4 6 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.07%) Power BI
5 4 (0.71%) Apache Hive
5 4 (0.71%) Impala
5 4 (0.71%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.53%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (0.36%) EDMS
7 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.36%) MySQL
8 1 (0.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (8.01%) JIRA
2 29 (5.16%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.45%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.56%) Selenium
5 17 (3.02%) JUnit
6 16 (2.85%) Hudson
6 16 (2.85%) SpecFlow
7 9 (1.60%) HP UFT
7 9 (1.60%) JMeter
7 9 (1.60%) LoadRunner
8 8 (1.42%) Maven
8 8 (1.42%) SoapUI
8 8 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (1.42%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.53%) 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
1 222 (39.50%) Finance
2 49 (8.72%) Retail
3 27 (4.80%) Banking
4 20 (3.56%) Public Sector
5 19 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.38%) Marketing
6 17 (3.02%) Advertising
7 16 (2.85%) Legal
8 13 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.60%) Back Office
9 9 (1.60%) Law
9 9 (1.60%) Publishing
10 8 (1.42%) French Language
10 8 (1.42%) German Language
11 7 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.25%) Italian Language
11 7 (1.25%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.71%) Billing
13 3 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 282 (50.18%) Project Manager
2 65 (11.57%) IT Manager
3 58 (10.32%) IT Project Manager
4 52 (9.25%) Senior Manager
5 48 (8.54%) Senior Project Manager
6 43 (7.65%) Analyst
7 24 (4.27%) Technical Manager
8 22 (3.91%) Software Project Manager
8 22 (3.91%) Technical Project Manager
9 21 (3.74%) QA Engineer
10 20 (3.56%) Data Engineer
11 18 (3.20%) Business Analyst
12 16 (2.85%) Software QA Engineer
13 14 (2.49%) Senior IT Manager
14 13 (2.31%) Programme Manager
14 13 (2.31%) Senior IT Project Manager
15 12 (2.14%) Developer
15 12 (2.14%) ERP Manager
16 11 (1.96%) ERP Project Manager
16 11 (1.96%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.23%) REST
2 24 (4.27%) HTML
3 21 (3.74%) Web Services
4 18 (3.20%) SOAP
5 17 (3.02%) XML
6 11 (1.96%) .NET
7 10 (1.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (1.60%) CSS
9 8 (1.42%) Gherkin
10 5 (0.89%) EDI
10 5 (0.89%) jQuery
10 5 (0.89%) JSON
11 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.53%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.53%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.53%) Node.js
11 3 (0.53%) WCF
12 2 (0.36%) J2EE
12 2 (0.36%) XMPP
13 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 276 (49.11%) PMI
2 69 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (9.25%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (7.65%) Management Information System
5 34 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (4.09%) User Experience
7 22 (3.91%) Virtual Team
8 20 (3.56%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.78%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.78%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.78%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.25%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.07%) iPad
14 5 (0.89%) AS400
14 5 (0.89%) CMDB
14 5 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.74%) Windows
2 17 (3.02%) Linux
3 7 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.71%) 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
1 387 (68.86%) Project Management
2 341 (60.68%) PRINCE2
3 253 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 141 (25.09%) Project Delivery
6 101 (17.97%) Scrum
7 91 (16.19%) Change Management
8 76 (13.52%) ITIL
9 71 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
10 60 (10.68%) Risk Management
11 53 (9.43%) Waterfall
12 52 (9.25%) PRINCE
13 48 (8.54%) Programme Management
14 47 (8.36%) Creative Thinking
14 47 (8.36%) Project Planning
15 46 (8.19%) Business Analysis
16 45 (8.01%) SDLC
17 44 (7.83%) Migration
18 39 (6.94%) Coaching
19 38 (6.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.94%) SQL
2 34 (6.05%) C
3 33 (5.87%) C#
4 30 (5.34%) Java
5 25 (4.45%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.85%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.49%) Python
8 12 (2.14%) C++
9 11 (1.96%) VB
10 10 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.78%) COBOL
10 10 (1.78%) Perl
10 10 (1.78%) PL/1
10 10 (1.78%) REXX
11 9 (1.60%) Assembly Language
12 8 (1.42%) Groovy
13 5 (0.89%) RPG
13 5 (0.89%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 322 (57.30%) PMP
2 148 (26.33%) Degree
3 52 (9.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 42 (7.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (3.02%) APMP
6 16 (2.85%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.67%) ISEB
8 11 (1.96%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.60%) CISM
9 9 (1.60%) CISSP
10 8 (1.42%) CAPM
10 8 (1.42%) MCP
10 8 (1.42%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.25%) ACCA
11 7 (1.25%) Chartered Engineer
11 7 (1.25%) PhD
12 6 (1.07%) CBAP
13 5 (0.89%) IIBA
13 5 (0.89%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (16.37%) QA
2 65 (11.57%) PMO
3 16 (2.85%) GDPR
4 11 (1.96%) SLA
5 7 (1.25%) HAZOP
6 6 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.89%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.71%) ISO 20022
8 4 (0.71%) NIST
9 3 (0.53%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.36%) COBIT
10 2 (0.36%) ITGC
10 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.18%) EMIR
11 1 (0.18%) IFRS
11 1 (0.18%) MiFID
11 1 (0.18%) P3O
11 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 13 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.14%) Docker
3 10 (1.78%) ACF2
3 10 (1.78%) RACF
4 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.36%) LXC
5 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (2.31%) SCCM
2 4 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.36%) SCOM
4 2 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 107 (19.04%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.98%) Oracle
3 23 (4.09%) SAP
4 21 (3.74%) Google
5 17 (3.02%) JD Edwards
6 12 (2.14%) HP
6 12 (2.14%) IBM
6 12 (2.14%) UiPath
7 10 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.60%) Informatica
9 8 (1.42%) Dell
10 7 (1.25%) Sage
10 7 (1.25%) Snow
11 6 (1.07%) Adobe
11 6 (1.07%) Cognos
11 6 (1.07%) IFS
11 6 (1.07%) VMware
12 5 (0.89%) Cisco
12 5 (0.89%) EMC
12 5 (0.89%) Epicor