Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 533 470 472
Rank change year-on-year -63 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing PMI Certification 376 885 1,071
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.62% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.94% 2.49% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 280 664 815
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £39,900 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £83,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%

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 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 19,411 35,526 40,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.50% 24.70% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14,204 25,396 30,867
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%

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 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Top 17 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 28 May 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 -79 338 £62,500 +4.17% 14
UK excluding London -31 192 £52,500 - 12
London -13 169 £67,500 -3.57% 2
South East +20 84 £59,500 -0.83% 6
Midlands +39 38 £57,500 +9.52% 1
West Midlands +39 22 £40,000 -27.27%
North of England +41 20 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Work from Home +33 19 £58,750 -5.24%
East Midlands +58 16 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Scotland +51 14 £45,000 -6.98%
South West +29 13 £50,000 - 2
East of England +83 12 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North West +11 12 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Wales +8 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire +85 7 £47,500 -11.21%
Northern Ireland +24 3 - -
North East +21 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 263 (69.95%) Project Management
2 254 (67.55%) PRINCE2
3 227 (60.37%) PMP
4 195 (51.86%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (48.14%) PMI
6 173 (46.01%) Finance
7 134 (35.64%) Project Delivery
8 104 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 90 (23.94%) Degree
10 76 (20.21%) Scrum
11 71 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
12 69 (18.35%) Microsoft
13 61 (16.22%) ITIL
14 53 (14.10%) Risk Management
15 50 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
16 49 (13.03%) Change Management
17 47 (12.50%) ERP
18 46 (12.23%) SAP
18 46 (12.23%) Waterfall
19 43 (11.44%) QA
20 40 (10.64%) Business Analysis
21 38 (10.11%) Azure
21 38 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
22 37 (9.84%) Management Information System
23 35 (9.31%) SDLC
24 34 (9.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 34 (9.04%) Oracle
24 34 (9.04%) Programme Management
25 32 (8.51%) Retail
26 31 (8.24%) Microsoft Project

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 (2.66%) CICS
2 9 (2.39%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.60%) Confluence
5 5 (1.33%) CMS
5 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.33%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.06%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 31 (8.24%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.79%) NetSuite
2 15 (3.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (2.66%) SAP Business One
5 9 (2.39%) Lawson
6 7 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.86%) Sage 200
7 6 (1.60%) SAP ERP
7 6 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (1.33%) Sage 500
8 5 (1.33%) SDL Web 8
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.53%) Sage 1000
11 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.27%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.11%) Azure
2 29 (7.71%) AWS
3 21 (5.59%) SaaS
4 19 (5.05%) Dynamics 365
5 18 (4.79%) Office 365
6 16 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.60%) GCP
7 6 (1.60%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.33%) Slack
9 4 (1.06%) Google Drive
9 4 (1.06%) IaaS
10 3 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.53%) Boomi
11 2 (0.53%) PaaS
12 1 (0.27%) G Suite
12 1 (0.27%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.66%) WAN
2 7 (1.86%) LAN
3 6 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.33%) Skype
5 4 (1.06%) MPLS
5 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.06%) VLAN
6 3 (0.80%) CTI
6 3 (0.80%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.80%) Firewall
7 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.53%) Wireless
8 1 (0.27%) 4G
8 1 (0.27%) DNS
8 1 (0.27%) HTTP
8 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.27%) IPsec
8 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.27%) Network Security
8 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.59%) Big Data
2 9 (2.39%) DB2
3 7 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.60%) Power BI
5 5 (1.33%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.06%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.06%) HBase
6 4 (1.06%) Impala
6 4 (1.06%) Sqoop
7 3 (0.80%) Essbase
7 3 (0.80%) OLAP
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.53%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.53%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (7.18%) JIRA
2 18 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.19%) GitLab
3 12 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.93%) Selenium
5 9 (2.39%) HP UFT
5 9 (2.39%) JMeter
5 9 (2.39%) JUnit
5 9 (2.39%) LoadRunner
6 8 (2.13%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.80%) TestRail
8 2 (0.53%) Gradle
8 2 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 173 (46.01%) Finance
2 32 (8.51%) Retail
3 20 (5.32%) Public Sector
4 12 (3.19%) French Language
5 11 (2.93%) German Language
5 11 (2.93%) Marketing
5 11 (2.93%) Spanish Language
6 10 (2.66%) Banking
6 10 (2.66%) Italian Language
7 9 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.60%) Local Government
8 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.33%) Law
10 4 (1.06%) Back Office
10 4 (1.06%) Billing
10 4 (1.06%) Military
10 4 (1.06%) Publishing
11 3 (0.80%) Advertising
11 3 (0.80%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 179 (47.61%) Project Manager
2 51 (13.56%) IT Manager
3 36 (9.57%) Analyst
4 26 (6.91%) Delivery Manager
5 24 (6.38%) IT Project Manager
6 23 (6.12%) Consultant
7 21 (5.59%) Infrastructure Manager
8 18 (4.79%) Business Analyst
8 18 (4.79%) Senior Manager
9 17 (4.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 17 (4.52%) Senior Project Manager
9 17 (4.52%) Software Project Manager
10 16 (4.26%) Programme Manager
11 14 (3.72%) Software Manager
12 13 (3.46%) ERP Manager
13 12 (3.19%) ERP Project Manager
13 12 (3.19%) SAP Manager
14 11 (2.93%) Delivery Project Manager
14 11 (2.93%) SAP Project Manager
14 11 (2.93%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.66%) REST
2 9 (2.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (2.13%) ADO
3 8 (2.13%) PySpark
4 6 (1.60%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.33%) EDI
5 5 (1.33%) Middleware
6 4 (1.06%) CSS
6 4 (1.06%) Kafka
6 4 (1.06%) Node.js
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (1.06%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (1.06%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.80%) .NET
7 3 (0.80%) React
8 2 (0.53%) CSS3
8 2 (0.53%) HTML
8 2 (0.53%) HTML5
8 2 (0.53%) Vue.js
9 1 (0.27%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 181 (48.14%) PMI
2 71 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 31 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (7.98%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (5.59%) User Experience
7 12 (3.19%) Data Centre
7 12 (3.19%) FMCG
8 11 (2.93%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (2.66%) Mainframe
10 9 (2.39%) IBM Mainframe
10 9 (2.39%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.39%) Virtual Team
11 8 (2.13%) AS400
11 8 (2.13%) iPad
12 6 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.60%) Reinsurance
13 5 (1.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.32%) Linux
2 9 (2.39%) Windows
3 2 (0.53%) Android
3 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.27%) Unix
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (69.95%) Project Management
2 254 (67.55%) PRINCE2
3 195 (51.86%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (35.64%) Project Delivery
5 104 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 76 (20.21%) Scrum
7 61 (16.22%) ITIL
8 53 (14.10%) Risk Management
9 50 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
10 49 (13.03%) Change Management
11 47 (12.50%) ERP
12 46 (12.23%) Waterfall
13 40 (10.64%) Business Analysis
14 38 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 35 (9.31%) SDLC
16 34 (9.04%) Programme Management
17 30 (7.98%) Analytics
18 29 (7.71%) Creative Thinking
19 28 (7.45%) DevOps
20 25 (6.65%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.12%) Python
2 20 (5.32%) Java
2 20 (5.32%) SQL
3 16 (4.26%) C
4 14 (3.72%) C++
5 12 (3.19%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.93%) C#
7 10 (2.66%) COBOL
7 10 (2.66%) Perl
7 10 (2.66%) VB
8 8 (2.13%) Assembly Language
8 8 (2.13%) PL/1
8 8 (2.13%) Scala
9 7 (1.86%) HLASM
9 7 (1.86%) REXX
10 3 (0.80%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.53%) Go
11 2 (0.53%) Ruby
11 2 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 227 (60.37%) PMP
2 90 (23.94%) Degree
3 34 (9.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 17 (4.52%) ISEB
4 17 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (3.19%) ACCA
5 12 (3.19%) ISTQB
6 11 (2.93%) MCP
7 10 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.39%) APMP
8 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.39%) PhD
8 9 (2.39%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.86%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.60%) CAPM
10 6 (1.60%) CISM
10 6 (1.60%) CISSP
10 6 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.33%) CIPD
12 4 (1.06%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.44%) QA
2 30 (7.98%) PMO
3 10 (2.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.13%) COBIT
5 7 (1.86%) SLA
6 4 (1.06%) GDPR
7 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.53%) NIST
9 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.27%) EMIR
9 1 (0.27%) HAZOP
9 1 (0.27%) IFRS
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (3.99%) Docker
2 10 (2.66%) ACF2
2 10 (2.66%) RACF
3 4 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.06%) HDFS
4 2 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.66%) SCCM
2 6 (1.60%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (1.06%) Oozie
4 3 (0.80%) Ansible
4 3 (0.80%) Terraform
5 2 (0.53%) Nessus
5 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.53%) Puppet
5 2 (0.53%) Salt
6 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 69 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.23%) SAP
3 34 (9.04%) Oracle
4 18 (4.79%) JD Edwards
5 13 (3.46%) IFS
5 13 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.93%) Sage
7 10 (2.66%) Google
7 10 (2.66%) IBM
7 10 (2.66%) Snow
8 9 (2.39%) Epicor
8 9 (2.39%) HP
9 7 (1.86%) Workday
10 6 (1.60%) Ariba
10 6 (1.60%) Concur
11 5 (1.33%) Cognos
11 5 (1.33%) Databricks
11 5 (1.33%) Informatica
11 5 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.06%) StreamSets