Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 480 427 429
Rank change year-on-year -53 +2 -42
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 1,030 1,241 1,526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.71% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 2.78% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 689 889 1,168
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - -
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,150 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -

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 41,388 44,644 58,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.63% 25.42% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32,108 35,328 46,573
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -80 924 £60,000 +4.35% 92
UK excluding London -45 533 £55,000 +10.00% 60
London -71 471 £67,500 - 43
North of England +2 170 £46,250 +2.78% 14
South East -44 158 £57,500 +9.52% 13
North West +42 127 £52,500 +7.69% 7
Scotland +30 72 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Midlands -75 71 £55,000 +10.00% 6
West Midlands -40 50 £71,250 +46.91% 4
Yorkshire -45 37 £45,000 - 5
East of England -9 29 £55,000 -21.43% 10
East Midlands -16 21 £50,000 -16.67% 2
South West -14 20 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Northern Ireland -12 12 £37,500 -25.00%
North East -22 6 £42,750 - 2
Wales +4 1 £52,500 +5.00% 2

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 741 (71.94%) PRINCE2
2 692 (67.18%) Project Management
3 626 (60.78%) PMI
4 549 (53.30%) PMP
5 437 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
6 428 (41.55%) Finance
7 295 (28.64%) Degree
8 267 (25.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 241 (23.40%) Microsoft
10 193 (18.74%) Scrum
11 165 (16.02%) ITIL
12 159 (15.44%) Banking
13 153 (14.85%) SDLC
14 146 (14.17%) Waterfall
14 146 (14.17%) Programme Management
15 141 (13.69%) PRINCE
16 125 (12.14%) Microsoft Project
17 124 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
18 115 (11.17%) QA
19 114 (11.07%) PMO
20 99 (9.61%) Risk Management
21 97 (9.42%) Change Management
22 92 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
23 84 (8.16%) Business Analysis
24 83 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 82 (7.96%) Retail
26 80 (7.77%) Project Planning
26 80 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
27 78 (7.57%) Oracle
27 78 (7.57%) Service Management

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 39 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.65%) IBM Notes
3 11 (1.07%) Confluence
4 7 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.68%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.49%) IIS
5 5 (0.49%) JBoss
5 5 (0.49%) SAS
5 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.39%) CICS
6 4 (0.39%) Documentum
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.29%) CMS
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.19%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 125 (12.14%) Microsoft Project
2 77 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 70 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
4 68 (6.60%) MS Visio
5 40 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.29%) SPSS
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.19%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.19%) Maya
9 1 (0.097%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 27 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.07%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.97%) Primavera
5 9 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.58%) SAP R/3
8 5 (0.49%) Lawson
9 4 (0.39%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.39%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.39%) SAP PP
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 2 (0.19%) SAP PS
11 1 (0.097%) Oracle SCM
11 1 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.097%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.097%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 69 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (5.63%) Office 365
3 53 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (3.30%) SaaS
5 21 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.46%) OneDrive
7 13 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (1.26%) IaaS
7 13 (1.26%) PaaS
8 7 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 7 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.39%) Trello
10 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.097%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.097%) Force.com
12 1 (0.097%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.01%) Firewall
2 25 (2.43%) Internet
3 15 (1.46%) IPsec
4 14 (1.36%) DNS
5 13 (1.26%) VPN
6 12 (1.17%) DHCP
7 11 (1.07%) Wireless
8 10 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (0.87%) BGP
9 9 (0.87%) FWSM
9 9 (0.87%) OSPF
9 9 (0.87%) SNMP
9 9 (0.87%) Software-Defined Networking
10 8 (0.78%) SAN
11 7 (0.68%) Intranet
11 7 (0.68%) WAN
12 6 (0.58%) SSL
13 4 (0.39%) Skype
13 4 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (2.43%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (1.55%) Big Data
5 14 (1.36%) DB2
5 14 (1.36%) QlikView
6 13 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.17%) OLAP
8 10 (0.97%) SAP BW
9 9 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 9 (0.87%) Power BI
10 8 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (0.58%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.49%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.49%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.39%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.39%) DTS
13 4 (0.39%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (0.39%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (4.85%) JIRA
2 18 (1.75%) Redmine
3 15 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.97%) Selenium
5 9 (0.87%) JIRA Agile
5 9 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.49%) VersionOne
7 4 (0.39%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.39%) webpack
8 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.19%) Subversion
9 1 (0.097%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.097%) JUnit
9 1 (0.097%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.097%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.097%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.097%) WebDriver
General
1 428 (41.55%) Finance
2 159 (15.44%) Banking
3 82 (7.96%) Retail
4 64 (6.21%) Investment Banking
5 63 (6.12%) Legal
6 60 (5.83%) Law
7 45 (4.37%) Marketing
8 39 (3.79%) Telecoms
9 28 (2.72%) Manufacturing
10 23 (2.23%) Retail Banking
11 21 (2.04%) Automotive
12 17 (1.65%) Publishing
13 16 (1.55%) Advertising
14 12 (1.17%) Back Office
15 11 (1.07%) Games
16 9 (0.87%) Billing
16 9 (0.87%) Front Office
17 8 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
18 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 487 (47.28%) Project Manager
2 133 (12.91%) IT Manager
3 121 (11.75%) IT Project Manager
4 77 (7.48%) Senior Manager
5 72 (6.99%) Senior Project Manager
6 71 (6.89%) Analyst
7 70 (6.80%) Architect
8 62 (6.02%) Software Project Manager
9 60 (5.83%) Business Analyst
10 56 (5.44%) Programme Manager
11 53 (5.15%) Agile Project Manager
12 52 (5.05%) Delivery Project Manager
13 39 (3.79%) Coordinator
14 35 (3.40%) Project Coordinator
15 31 (3.01%) Senior IT Manager
15 31 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
15 31 (3.01%) Technical Manager
16 30 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 29 (2.82%) Scrum Master
17 29 (2.82%) Software Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (6.41%) .NET
2 29 (2.82%) HTML
3 26 (2.52%) LDAP
4 23 (2.23%) CSS
5 19 (1.84%) Web Services
6 17 (1.65%) XML
7 16 (1.55%) AngularJS
8 14 (1.36%) JSON
9 12 (1.17%) Node.js
10 11 (1.07%) HTML5
11 9 (0.87%) jQuery
11 9 (0.87%) React
12 8 (0.78%) Apache Flex
12 8 (0.78%) J2EE
13 7 (0.68%) WCF
14 6 (0.58%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.58%) EJB
15 5 (0.49%) Struts
15 5 (0.49%) Velocity
15 5 (0.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 626 (60.78%) PMI
2 124 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 61 (5.92%) Management Information System
5 46 (4.47%) Data Centre
5 46 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (3.40%) Virtual Team
7 20 (1.94%) Reference Data
8 19 (1.84%) Fintech
9 17 (1.65%) Life Science
10 10 (0.97%) STB
11 9 (0.87%) CMDB
11 9 (0.87%) PKI
12 8 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.78%) Reinsurance
12 8 (0.78%) User Experience
13 7 (0.68%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.68%) FMCG
13 7 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 61 (5.92%) Windows
2 33 (3.20%) Windows 7
3 16 (1.55%) Windows 10
4 14 (1.36%) Linux
5 13 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.87%) Unix
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.19%) Android
9 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.097%) CentOS
10 1 (0.097%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.097%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (71.94%) PRINCE2
2 692 (67.18%) Project Management
3 437 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (25.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 193 (18.74%) Scrum
6 165 (16.02%) ITIL
7 153 (14.85%) SDLC
8 146 (14.17%) Programme Management
8 146 (14.17%) Waterfall
9 141 (13.69%) PRINCE
10 99 (9.61%) Risk Management
11 97 (9.42%) Change Management
12 92 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 84 (8.16%) Business Analysis
14 80 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
14 80 (7.77%) Project Planning
15 78 (7.57%) Service Management
16 76 (7.38%) ITIL V3
17 73 (7.09%) Line Management
18 66 (6.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 53 (5.15%) Java
2 41 (3.98%) SQL
3 34 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 27 (2.62%) C#
5 14 (1.36%) Python
6 13 (1.26%) C
6 13 (1.26%) PHP
7 12 (1.17%) Ruby
8 9 (0.87%) VB
9 8 (0.78%) TypeScript
10 6 (0.58%) C++
11 5 (0.49%) COBOL
12 4 (0.39%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.29%) Go
13 3 (0.29%) REXX
14 2 (0.19%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.19%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.19%) SOQL
14 2 (0.19%) SOSL
14 2 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 549 (53.30%) PMP
2 295 (28.64%) Degree
3 83 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 45 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 43 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 42 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (3.98%) CAPM
8 36 (3.50%) APMP
8 36 (3.50%) Security Cleared
9 32 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (2.82%) ISEB
11 26 (2.52%) CCNP
12 24 (2.33%) MCSE
13 22 (2.14%) SC Cleared
14 21 (2.04%) APMG
14 21 (2.04%) Master's Degree
15 19 (1.84%) ISTQB
16 15 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (1.26%) CISSP
18 10 (0.97%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (11.17%) QA
2 114 (11.07%) PMO
3 29 (2.82%) PMBOK
4 25 (2.43%) GDPR
5 20 (1.94%) Data Quality
6 17 (1.65%) SLA
7 15 (1.46%) P3O
8 13 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.68%) MiFID
10 6 (0.58%) GPG13
11 5 (0.49%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.29%) GCP
13 2 (0.19%) COSO
13 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.097%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.097%) PSD2
14 1 (0.097%) SEPA
System Software
1 52 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (1.17%) Docker
5 6 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.29%) XenApp
7 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.097%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (1.65%) AirWatch
3 12 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.87%) Packer
5 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.29%) Puppet
6 2 (0.19%) SCCM
6 2 (0.19%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.097%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.097%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 241 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 78 (7.57%) Oracle
3 63 (6.12%) SAP
4 59 (5.73%) Citrix
5 54 (5.24%) VMware
6 42 (4.08%) Google
7 39 (3.79%) Cisco
8 27 (2.62%) F5
8 27 (2.62%) Sitecore
9 21 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.75%) CheckPoint
11 17 (1.65%) Lotus
11 17 (1.65%) MobileIron
12 14 (1.36%) Cognos
13 12 (1.17%) JD Edwards
14 11 (1.07%) Juniper
15 10 (0.97%) EMC
15 10 (0.97%) IBM
15 10 (0.97%) NetApp
16 9 (0.87%) Sage