Period
to 23 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 678 578 577
Rank change year-on-year -100 -1 +11
Permanent jobs citing PMI 564 828 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 1.07% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 419 672 777
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -12.50%
10th Percentile £38,400 £35,350 £34,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%

PMI is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75927 77728 91114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 40.99% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57021 63762 72922
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI in the UK

PMI
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMI.

Salary trend for PMI in the UK

PMI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMI over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for PMI in the UK

PMI
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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 -94 528 £60,000 +9.09% 32
London -74 279 £70,000 +7.69% 21
UK excluding London -75 279 £52,500 - 14
North of England +4 93 £50,000 +23.46% 5
South East -50 72 £60,000 +14.29% 5
North West +12 65 £50,000 +24.22% 2
South West +24 32 £50,000 -0.99% 1
Scotland +13 32 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Yorkshire +17 27 £42,500 -13.27% 3
East of England -4 25 £70,000 +16.67%
Midlands -43 24 £60,500 +24.74%
East Midlands +15 12 £66,000 -5.71%
West Midlands -28 12 £44,000 -9.28%
Wales - 1 £52,500 - 1
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing PMI 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.

1 564 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 377 (66.84%) PRINCE2
3 329 (58.33%) Project Management
4 270 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (42.20%) Finance
6 173 (30.67%) Degree
7 150 (26.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 121 (21.45%) Scrum
9 104 (18.44%) Microsoft
10 101 (17.91%) PMP
11 99 (17.55%) PRINCE
12 90 (15.96%) ITIL
13 82 (14.54%) Banking
14 77 (13.65%) SQL
15 74 (13.12%) Risk Management
16 72 (12.77%) Microsoft Project
17 69 (12.23%) QA
18 68 (12.06%) Programme Management
19 67 (11.88%) Waterfall
20 65 (11.52%) JIRA
21 62 (10.99%) SDLC
22 58 (10.28%) Retail
23 53 (9.40%) Change Management
24 51 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
25 49 (8.69%) SharePoint
26 46 (8.16%) Business Analysis
27 43 (7.62%) .NET
27 43 (7.62%) Coaching
28 42 (7.45%) Java
28 42 (7.45%) Service Management

PMI
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 49 (8.69%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.72%) Confluence
3 20 (3.55%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.95%) JBoss
4 11 (1.95%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.77%) IIS
6 8 (1.42%) CICS
7 5 (0.89%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.53%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.53%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Documentum
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (12.77%) Microsoft Project
2 33 (5.85%) MS Visio
3 31 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.77%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.71%) Actimize
4 4 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.71%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.71%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle AML
5 2 (0.35%) Primavera
5 2 (0.35%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.35%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.72%) SaaS
4 17 (3.01%) Office 365
5 11 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.77%) GitHub
7 9 (1.60%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.71%) IaaS
8 4 (0.71%) PaaS
9 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.18%) Force.com
11 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.21%) LAN
2 34 (6.03%) VLAN
3 26 (4.61%) WAN
4 25 (4.43%) VoIP
5 24 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (2.30%) Firewall
7 12 (2.13%) Internet
8 9 (1.60%) HTTP
8 9 (1.60%) SAN
9 5 (0.89%) VPN
10 4 (0.71%) Wireless
11 3 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.53%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.35%) Intranet
12 2 (0.35%) Network Security
12 2 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
13 1 (0.18%) 3G
13 1 (0.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.90%) Big Data
4 11 (1.95%) Data Mart
5 9 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.42%) DB2
6 8 (1.42%) QlikView
7 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (1.06%) MySQL
9 5 (0.89%) DTS
10 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.53%) Power BI
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.18%) OLAP
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.18%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 65 (11.52%) JIRA
2 15 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.95%) ClearCase
3 11 (1.95%) Subversion
4 9 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.53%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.35%) webpack
7 1 (0.18%) JUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.18%) Redmine
7 1 (0.18%) VersionOne
General
1 238 (42.20%) Finance
2 82 (14.54%) Banking
3 58 (10.28%) Retail
4 34 (6.03%) Marketing
5 31 (5.50%) Law
6 27 (4.79%) Investment Banking
7 20 (3.55%) Publishing
7 20 (3.55%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.66%) Automotive
9 14 (2.48%) Games
10 13 (2.30%) Corporate Banking
10 13 (2.30%) Electronics
10 13 (2.30%) Legal
11 12 (2.13%) Front Office
11 12 (2.13%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.24%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.89%) Advertising
13 5 (0.89%) Back Office
13 5 (0.89%) French Language
14 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 239 (42.38%) Project Manager
2 62 (10.99%) Analyst
3 51 (9.04%) Senior Manager
4 49 (8.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 46 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 38 (6.74%) IT Manager
6 38 (6.74%) Programme Manager
7 30 (5.32%) IT Project Manager
8 29 (5.14%) Delivery Project Manager
9 28 (4.96%) Developer
10 26 (4.61%) Software Project Manager
11 24 (4.26%) Consultant
12 19 (3.37%) Agile Project Manager
12 19 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (3.37%) Senior Business Analyst
13 18 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 18 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
13 18 (3.19%) Technical Manager
14 17 (3.01%) Network Manager
14 17 (3.01%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.62%) .NET
2 31 (5.50%) XML
3 29 (5.14%) HTML
4 23 (4.08%) CSS
5 17 (3.01%) Web Services
6 13 (2.30%) HTML5
7 12 (2.13%) J2EE
8 11 (1.95%) EJB
8 11 (1.95%) Hibernate
8 11 (1.95%) JMS
8 11 (1.95%) jQuery
8 11 (1.95%) JSP
8 11 (1.95%) Servlets
8 11 (1.95%) Struts
8 11 (1.95%) WSDL
8 11 (1.95%) XSD
9 10 (1.77%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.77%) JSON
10 9 (1.60%) ASP.NET
10 9 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 25 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.48%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.30%) Life Science
7 12 (2.13%) Derivative
8 11 (1.95%) Exotic Derivative
9 10 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.60%) iSeries
10 9 (1.60%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.42%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.89%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.71%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.71%) Social Media
15 3 (0.53%) Equities
15 3 (0.53%) Fintech
15 3 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.50%) Windows
2 17 (3.01%) Linux
3 10 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.89%) Windows Vista
6 3 (0.53%) Android
6 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (66.84%) PRINCE2
2 329 (58.33%) Project Management
3 270 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (26.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 121 (21.45%) Scrum
6 99 (17.55%) PRINCE
7 90 (15.96%) ITIL
8 74 (13.12%) Risk Management
9 68 (12.06%) Programme Management
10 67 (11.88%) Waterfall
11 62 (10.99%) SDLC
12 53 (9.40%) Change Management
13 46 (8.16%) Business Analysis
14 43 (7.62%) Coaching
15 42 (7.45%) Service Management
16 41 (7.27%) Mentoring
17 39 (6.91%) Change Control
18 35 (6.21%) Project Planning
19 34 (6.03%) Presales
20 33 (5.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 77 (13.65%) SQL
2 42 (7.45%) Java
3 34 (6.03%) JavaScript
4 31 (5.50%) Python
5 26 (4.61%) C#
6 13 (2.30%) PHP
7 12 (2.13%) C++
8 9 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.60%) COBOL
8 9 (1.60%) Jython
8 9 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.42%) Assembly Language
9 8 (1.42%) Ruby
10 7 (1.24%) Scala
11 6 (1.06%) VB
12 5 (0.89%) C
13 3 (0.53%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.53%) ES6
13 3 (0.53%) Go
13 3 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 564 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 173 (30.67%) Degree
3 101 (17.91%) PMP
4 33 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 30 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 26 (4.61%) Master's Degree
7 19 (3.37%) CBAP
8 18 (3.19%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.30%) APMP
9 13 (2.30%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.95%) APMG
10 11 (1.95%) PgMP
11 10 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.60%) MBA
13 8 (1.42%) CISM
14 7 (1.24%) CISA
15 6 (1.06%) CISSP
15 6 (1.06%) ISEB
16 5 (0.89%) IIBA
16 5 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (12.23%) QA
2 35 (6.21%) PMO
3 15 (2.66%) PMBOK
4 11 (1.95%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.77%) SLA
6 9 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.60%) MiFID
7 8 (1.42%) Data Quality
8 7 (1.24%) P3O
9 4 (0.71%) COSO
9 4 (0.71%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.18%) COBIT
10 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.18%) SEPA
10 1 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (3.37%) Docker
2 11 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.18%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (3.90%) Puppet
3 9 (1.60%) Ansible
4 6 (1.06%) Packer
5 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 104 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.14%) Oracle
3 22 (3.90%) VMware
4 18 (3.19%) SAP
5 17 (3.01%) Cisco
6 15 (2.66%) Tableau
7 12 (2.13%) Sitecore
8 11 (1.95%) Chordiant
9 10 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.42%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.06%) Google
12 5 (0.89%) Citrix
13 4 (0.71%) Epicor
13 4 (0.71%) Sage
13 4 (0.71%) Teradata
14 3 (0.53%) F5
14 3 (0.53%) Verint
15 2 (0.35%) Pega
15 2 (0.35%) Xerox