Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 554 550 431
Rank change year-on-year -4 -119 +74
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 197 575 1,053
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.46% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 2.07% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 197 441 758
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - -4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%

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 12,567 27,751 36,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.19% 22.00% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9,234 20,889 27,062
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,695 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.43% - +5.88%

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PMI Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PMI Certification.

Salary trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMI Certification over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 +1 177 £60,000 +4.35% 49
UK excluding London +17 101 £52,500 +5.00% 32
London +50 79 £75,000 +7.14% 18
South East +105 56 £59,000 +7.27% 12
Work from Home -50 44 £62,000 +24.00% 1
East of England +111 14 £52,500 +10.53% 2
West Midlands +49 14 £42,500 -19.05% 3
Midlands +46 14 £42,500 -11.46% 7
North of England +23 7 £58,500 +37.65% 5
North West +38 5 £44,519 +18.72% 3
South West +57 4 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Wales +40 3 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Scotland +20 3 £55,750 +9.78%
North East +21 1 £62,000 +58.62% 1
Yorkshire +17 1 £62,000 +30.53% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 139 (70.56%) Project Management
2 111 (56.35%) PMP
3 104 (52.79%) PMI
4 99 (50.25%) PRINCE2
5 97 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (28.93%) Finance
7 56 (28.43%) Degree
8 44 (22.34%) Scrum
9 43 (21.83%) Azure
9 43 (21.83%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (21.83%) Project Delivery
10 38 (19.29%) Microsoft
11 36 (18.27%) ITIL
12 33 (16.75%) Waterfall
13 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (13.71%) DevOps
16 26 (13.20%) Computer Science
17 25 (12.69%) SaaS
17 25 (12.69%) Self-Motivation
18 24 (12.18%) IaaS
19 23 (11.68%) AWS
19 23 (11.68%) SDLC
20 22 (11.17%) Management Information System
20 22 (11.17%) PRINCE
21 19 (9.64%) Business Analysis
21 19 (9.64%) Computer Science Degree
22 18 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
23 17 (8.63%) Risk Management
23 17 (8.63%) Change 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 3 (1.52%) Confluence
1 3 (1.52%) WordPress
2 2 (1.02%) CMS
2 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.51%) SAS
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.58%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.02%) Sage 50
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.02%) Shopify
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Lawson
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.51%) Sage 500
3 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.51%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.83%) Azure
2 25 (12.69%) SaaS
3 24 (12.18%) IaaS
4 23 (11.68%) AWS
5 15 (7.61%) PaaS
6 8 (4.06%) GCP
7 6 (3.05%) Office 365
7 6 (3.05%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (2.54%) Amazon S3
8 5 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (2.03%) Asana
9 4 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.03%) Smartsheet
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon SageMaker
10 2 (1.02%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.51%) Boomi
11 1 (0.51%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.55%) LAN
2 5 (2.54%) VPN
2 5 (2.54%) WAN
3 4 (2.03%) Firewall
4 3 (1.52%) Internet
4 3 (1.52%) LTE
4 3 (1.52%) Network Security
4 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.02%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.02%) DHCP
5 2 (1.02%) DNS
5 2 (1.02%) MIMO
5 2 (1.02%) SAN
5 2 (1.02%) Skype
6 1 (0.51%) CDMA
6 1 (0.51%) FTP
6 1 (0.51%) GSM
6 1 (0.51%) UMTS
6 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.05%) Power BI
2 4 (2.03%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (1.52%) Big Data
3 3 (1.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.02%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.02%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.02%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.51%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.51%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 16 (8.12%) JIRA
2 5 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.54%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.03%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.51%) JMeter
5 1 (0.51%) Postman
5 1 (0.51%) REST Assured
5 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.51%) VersionOne
General
1 57 (28.93%) Finance
2 13 (6.60%) Aerospace
3 12 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.08%) Italian Language
4 10 (5.08%) Marketing
4 10 (5.08%) Spanish Language
5 9 (4.57%) French Language
5 9 (4.57%) German Language
6 7 (3.55%) Billing
7 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.54%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.03%) Banking
10 3 (1.52%) Retail
11 2 (1.02%) Back Office
11 2 (1.02%) Front Office
11 2 (1.02%) Legal
11 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.51%) Advertising
12 1 (0.51%) Law
12 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (43.65%) Project Manager
2 23 (11.68%) Analyst
3 19 (9.64%) IT Manager
4 17 (8.63%) IT Project Manager
5 14 (7.11%) Senior Manager
6 13 (6.60%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.60%) Senior Project Manager
7 11 (5.58%) Architect
7 11 (5.58%) Developer
7 11 (5.58%) Software Manager
8 10 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (4.57%) Software Asset Manager
10 8 (4.06%) Junior
11 7 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (3.55%) IT Analyst
12 6 (3.05%) Digital Delivery Manager
12 6 (3.05%) Digital Project Manager
12 6 (3.05%) Telecoms Manager
12 6 (3.05%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.54%) .NET
1 5 (2.54%) JSON
2 4 (2.03%) CSS
2 4 (2.03%) HTML
2 4 (2.03%) HTML5
2 4 (2.03%) Middleware
3 3 (1.52%) Velocity
4 2 (1.02%) OAuth
4 2 (1.02%) OAuth2
4 2 (1.02%) OpenID
4 2 (1.02%) SAML
5 1 (0.51%) EDI
5 1 (0.51%) LDAP
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 104 (52.79%) PMI
2 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (12.69%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (11.17%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.06%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.06%) User Experience
6 7 (3.55%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.05%) NHS
8 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (2.54%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.54%) Reinsurance
9 4 (2.03%) Social Media
10 3 (1.52%) CMDB
10 3 (1.52%) FMCG
10 3 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.02%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.02%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.02%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.06%) Windows
2 6 (3.05%) Linux
3 5 (2.54%) CentOS
4 4 (2.03%) VMS
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (70.56%) Project Management
2 99 (50.25%) PRINCE2
3 97 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (22.34%) Scrum
5 43 (21.83%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (21.83%) Project Delivery
6 36 (18.27%) ITIL
7 33 (16.75%) Waterfall
8 30 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (13.71%) DevOps
10 26 (13.20%) Computer Science
11 23 (11.68%) SDLC
12 22 (11.17%) PRINCE
13 19 (9.64%) Business Analysis
14 18 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (8.63%) Change Management
15 17 (8.63%) Risk Management
16 16 (8.12%) Customer Requirements
16 16 (8.12%) Mentoring
16 16 (8.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.63%) SQL
2 14 (7.11%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.57%) TypeScript
4 6 (3.05%) Python
5 5 (2.54%) C#
5 5 (2.54%) Java
6 3 (1.52%) C
7 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.02%) R
8 1 (0.51%) Go
8 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 111 (56.35%) PMP
2 56 (28.43%) Degree
3 19 (9.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (6.09%) CISSP
5 9 (4.57%) MCP
5 9 (4.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.55%) CAPM
6 7 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (3.05%) APMP
7 6 (3.05%) CCNP
7 6 (3.05%) CEH
7 6 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.54%) CISM
9 4 (2.03%) GSEC
10 3 (1.52%) APMG
10 3 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.52%) CISA
10 3 (1.52%) CITP
10 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.11%) PMO
2 13 (6.60%) QA
3 8 (4.06%) GDPR
3 8 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.55%) PMBOK
5 4 (2.03%) COBIT
6 3 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (1.52%) RMADS
6 3 (1.52%) SLA
7 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.51%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.51%) MiFID
8 1 (0.51%) NCSC
8 1 (0.51%) NIST
8 1 (0.51%) P3O
8 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.58%) SAP
3 9 (4.57%) Snow
4 8 (4.06%) Google
4 8 (4.06%) Oracle
5 5 (2.54%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (2.54%) DocuSign
5 5 (2.54%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.54%) Sage
6 4 (2.03%) Cisco
6 4 (2.03%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.52%) VMware
8 2 (1.02%) CA
8 2 (1.02%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.02%) IBM
8 2 (1.02%) Informatica
8 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.02%) Trend Micro
8 2 (1.02%) Veeam
9 1 (0.51%) Epicor