Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 397 382
Rank change year-on-year -83 -15 +61
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 1035 1542 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 2.91% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 809 1172 1371
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -5.58%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43229 52976 59851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.42% 26.81% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33263 42826 47493
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

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 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Top 15 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 18 August 2017. 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 -95 969 £57,500 -4.17% 68
UK excluding London -59 557 £50,000 -4.76% 43
London -94 451 £65,000 - 26
South East -40 175 £55,000 - 16
North of England -25 146 £50,000 +5.26% 13
North West -41 89 £50,000 +12.99% 7
South West +37 74 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Midlands -29 73 £55,000 +11.68% 2
Yorkshire +20 54 £51,250 +7.89% 5
West Midlands -17 46 £55,500 +26.86% 2
East of England -4 44 £60,000 - 4
Scotland +23 37 £50,872 +7.10% 1
East Midlands +5 25 £45,000 -18.18%
Wales +13 10 £48,750 -
North East - 3 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing PMI Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 753 (72.75%) PRINCE2
2 689 (66.57%) Project Management
3 579 (55.94%) PMP
4 551 (53.24%) PMI
5 459 (44.35%) Finance
6 441 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
7 347 (33.53%) Degree
8 226 (21.84%) Scrum
9 218 (21.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 194 (18.74%) Microsoft
11 183 (17.68%) ITIL
12 158 (15.27%) Waterfall
13 137 (13.24%) PRINCE
14 128 (12.37%) SQL
15 118 (11.40%) Change Management
16 117 (11.30%) Retail
17 115 (11.11%) Risk Management
18 114 (11.01%) Microsoft Project
19 108 (10.43%) SDLC
20 101 (9.76%) Banking
21 93 (8.99%) .NET
22 92 (8.89%) C#
22 92 (8.89%) Programme Management
22 92 (8.89%) QA
23 89 (8.60%) Java
24 87 (8.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 87 (8.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 84 (8.12%) CRM
26 82 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
27 80 (7.73%) Microsoft Office

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 61 (5.89%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.93%) WebSphere
3 16 (1.55%) Confluence
4 15 (1.45%) IIS
5 9 (0.87%) JBoss
5 9 (0.87%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.68%) CICS
7 7 (0.68%) CMS
8 4 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.39%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.29%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.29%) SAS
9 3 (0.29%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.19%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.097%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.097%) WordPress
Applications
1 114 (11.01%) Microsoft Project
2 80 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
3 67 (6.47%) MS Visio
4 64 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 44 (4.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.58%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.77%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.58%) SAP Retail
6 5 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.48%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.39%) Actimize
8 3 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.19%) Infor CRM
9 2 (0.19%) MIS ActiveH
9 2 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.19%) OPENHousing
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle AML
9 2 (0.19%) Orchard Housing
9 2 (0.19%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.19%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.42%) SaaS
3 24 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.64%) Office 365
5 15 (1.45%) PaaS
6 14 (1.35%) IaaS
7 12 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.16%) GitHub
8 9 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.58%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 6 (0.58%) Veeva
11 2 (0.19%) Force.com
12 1 (0.097%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.22%) WAN
2 47 (4.54%) LAN
3 35 (3.38%) VLAN
4 31 (3.00%) Internet
5 25 (2.42%) VoIP
6 24 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (1.84%) Firewall
8 18 (1.74%) HTTP
9 12 (1.16%) SAN
10 7 (0.68%) Skype
11 5 (0.48%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.48%) Wireless
12 4 (0.39%) FIX Connectivity
12 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.29%) DNS
13 3 (0.29%) LDAP
13 3 (0.29%) VPN
14 2 (0.19%) NAS
14 2 (0.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.57%) Big Data
3 27 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (2.03%) DB2
5 18 (1.74%) MySQL
5 18 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.16%) Data Mart
6 12 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (0.87%) QlikView
8 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.39%) MS Access
11 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.29%) Power BI
13 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
14 1 (0.097%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 71 (6.86%) JIRA
2 15 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.06%) Selenium
6 9 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.87%) ClearCase
6 9 (0.87%) HP UFT
6 9 (0.87%) Subversion
7 8 (0.77%) Maven
8 7 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
9 6 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.48%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.39%) eCATT
11 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.39%) Mockito
12 3 (0.29%) FxCop
12 3 (0.29%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.29%) StyleCop
General
1 459 (44.35%) Finance
2 117 (11.30%) Retail
3 101 (9.76%) Banking
4 70 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 55 (5.31%) Marketing
6 43 (4.15%) Manufacturing
7 41 (3.96%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.90%) Publishing
9 29 (2.80%) Retail Banking
10 24 (2.32%) Front Office
11 23 (2.22%) Automotive
12 21 (2.03%) Electronics
13 20 (1.93%) Aerospace
13 20 (1.93%) Legal
13 20 (1.93%) Spanish Language
14 16 (1.55%) Advertising
15 15 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
15 15 (1.45%) Games
16 13 (1.26%) Billing
16 13 (1.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 506 (48.89%) Project Manager
2 118 (11.40%) IT Manager
3 106 (10.24%) IT Project Manager
4 95 (9.18%) Senior Manager
5 90 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 81 (7.83%) Analyst
7 61 (5.89%) Programme Manager
8 59 (5.70%) Developer
9 48 (4.64%) Software Project Manager
10 42 (4.06%) Business Analyst
11 40 (3.86%) Technical Manager
12 39 (3.77%) Consultant
13 32 (3.09%) Agile Project Manager
14 27 (2.61%) Software Manager
14 27 (2.61%) Technical Project Manager
15 26 (2.51%) Junior
16 25 (2.42%) C# Developer
16 25 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
16 25 (2.42%) Transformation Manager
17 24 (2.32%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (8.99%) .NET
2 71 (6.86%) XML
3 47 (4.54%) HTML
4 38 (3.67%) ASP.NET
5 33 (3.19%) CSS
6 29 (2.80%) Hibernate
7 25 (2.42%) HTML5
8 24 (2.32%) Web Services
9 22 (2.13%) jQuery
10 21 (2.03%) .NET Framework
11 18 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (1.55%) AngularJS
13 13 (1.26%) J2EE
13 13 (1.26%) XSLT
14 12 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (1.06%) JSON
16 10 (0.97%) EJB
16 10 (0.97%) Java EE
16 10 (0.97%) JSP
16 10 (0.97%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 551 (53.24%) PMI
2 82 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (7.73%) Computer Science
4 45 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 41 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.48%) Virtual Team
7 23 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.13%) Driving Licence
9 20 (1.93%) User Experience
10 19 (1.84%) Derivative
10 19 (1.84%) Reference Data
11 18 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.35%) Exotic Derivative
13 12 (1.16%) CMDB
13 12 (1.16%) Fintech
14 9 (0.87%) iSeries
14 9 (0.87%) Life Science
14 9 (0.87%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.68%) Equities
15 7 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (6.09%) Windows
2 39 (3.77%) Linux
3 29 (2.80%) Unix
4 17 (1.64%) Solaris
5 11 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.48%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.39%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.29%) Android
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.097%) CentOS
10 1 (0.097%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 753 (72.75%) PRINCE2
2 689 (66.57%) Project Management
3 441 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (21.84%) Scrum
5 218 (21.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 183 (17.68%) ITIL
7 158 (15.27%) Waterfall
8 137 (13.24%) PRINCE
9 118 (11.40%) Change Management
10 115 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 108 (10.43%) SDLC
12 92 (8.89%) Programme Management
13 84 (8.12%) CRM
14 80 (7.73%) Business Analysis
15 77 (7.44%) Software Engineering
16 76 (7.34%) Line Management
17 73 (7.05%) ERP
18 70 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
19 67 (6.47%) Six Sigma
20 65 (6.28%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 128 (12.37%) SQL
2 92 (8.89%) C#
3 89 (8.60%) Java
4 57 (5.51%) JavaScript
5 51 (4.93%) C++
6 47 (4.54%) Python
7 37 (3.57%) C
8 30 (2.90%) Ruby
9 27 (2.61%) Perl
10 17 (1.64%) COBOL
11 15 (1.45%) Apex Code
12 14 (1.35%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.26%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.16%) VB
15 11 (1.06%) Embedded C
15 11 (1.06%) Embedded C++
16 9 (0.87%) Jython
17 7 (0.68%) PHP
17 7 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 579 (55.94%) PMP
2 347 (33.53%) Degree
3 87 (8.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 87 (8.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 39 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (3.57%) APMP
6 30 (2.90%) Security Cleared
7 29 (2.80%) ISEB
8 28 (2.71%) APMG
9 27 (2.61%) Master's Degree
10 21 (2.03%) CISSP
11 17 (1.64%) PgMP
11 17 (1.64%) SC Cleared
12 15 (1.45%) CISA
13 14 (1.35%) CBAP
14 12 (1.16%) CISM
15 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (0.87%) CAPM
17 8 (0.77%) MBA
18 7 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (8.89%) QA
2 66 (6.38%) PMO
3 25 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.64%) MiFID
5 16 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.55%) ISO 9001
6 15 (1.45%) SLA
7 10 (0.97%) PMBOK
8 9 (0.87%) P3O
9 8 (0.77%) COBIT
10 5 (0.48%) TickIT
11 4 (0.39%) COSO
11 4 (0.39%) GDPR
11 4 (0.39%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.29%) EMIR
12 3 (0.29%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.19%) BS25999
13 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 22 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.45%) Docker
4 11 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.19%) KVM
7 1 (0.097%) ACF2
7 1 (0.097%) RACF
7 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.097%) vSphere
7 1 (0.097%) XenApp
7 1 (0.097%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (2.03%) Puppet
3 11 (1.06%) SCVMM
4 9 (0.87%) Ansible
5 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.19%) MOM
6 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.097%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.097%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.097%) Packer
7 1 (0.097%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.097%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 194 (18.74%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.86%) Oracle
3 47 (4.54%) SAP
4 38 (3.67%) Cisco
5 36 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (2.80%) VMware
7 28 (2.71%) Red Hat
8 25 (2.42%) HP
9 21 (2.03%) IBM
10 19 (1.84%) Bloomberg
10 19 (1.84%) LexisNexis
11 17 (1.64%) Citrix
12 16 (1.55%) Cognizant
13 15 (1.45%) Tableau
14 13 (1.26%) NetApp
15 12 (1.16%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.16%) EMC
16 11 (1.06%) Blue Prism
16 11 (1.06%) BMC
16 11 (1.06%) Juniper