Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 651 694 605
Rank change year-on-year +43 -89 -41
Permanent jobs citing PMI 581 565 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.72% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 440 444 670
UK median annual salary £58,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.92% +4.35% +8.49%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,375
90th Percentile £88,750 £94,625 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.95% - +10.53%

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 73,498 78,444 82,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.48% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 56,800 59,079 67,563
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 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 +38 531 £60,000 - 28
UK excluding London +51 334 £53,000 +0.95% 16
London +1 229 £65,000 - 13
South East +55 136 £57,500 -4.17% 5
North of England -3 74 £50,000 - 2
North West +23 54 £50,375 +0.75% 1
Midlands +38 44 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Scotland +7 39 £52,500 -12.50% 1
West Midlands +46 30 £48,750 +12.72% 1
East of England +13 23 £53,000 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire +4 19 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West -29 16 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +6 12 £65,000 +7.44%
Wales +10 5 £36,000 -31.43%
North East -24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing PMI 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.

1 576 (99.14%) PMI Certification
2 370 (63.68%) PRINCE2
3 364 (62.65%) Project Management
4 270 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
5 185 (31.84%) Finance
6 142 (24.44%) Degree
7 114 (19.62%) Waterfall
8 105 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
9 97 (16.70%) Microsoft
10 90 (15.49%) PRINCE
11 88 (15.15%) Scrum
12 81 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
13 80 (13.77%) PMP
14 77 (13.25%) Microsoft Project
15 71 (12.22%) ITIL
16 67 (11.53%) Programme Management
17 63 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 59 (10.15%) PMO
19 58 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
20 57 (9.81%) Coaching
21 56 (9.64%) Risk Management
21 56 (9.64%) CMMI
22 54 (9.29%) SQL
22 54 (9.29%) Business Analysis
22 54 (9.29%) SDLC
23 50 (8.61%) RUP
24 49 (8.43%) Office 365
25 47 (8.09%) Line Management
26 46 (7.92%) Windows
26 46 (7.92%) Amazon AWS

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 27 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.13%) JBoss
2 24 (4.13%) WebLogic
3 17 (2.93%) Confluence
4 10 (1.72%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.03%) SAS
7 3 (0.52%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.52%) WordPress
8 2 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.17%) Apache
9 1 (0.17%) IIS
9 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 77 (13.25%) Microsoft Project
2 37 (6.37%) MS Visio
3 33 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (5.16%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.34%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (8.43%) Office 365
3 46 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.61%) PaaS
5 14 (2.41%) IaaS
6 9 (1.55%) OneDrive
6 9 (1.55%) SaaS
7 8 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.69%) G Suite
9 3 (0.52%) Force.com
10 2 (0.34%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.34%) Slack
10 2 (0.34%) Trello
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.93%) VoIP
2 11 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (1.72%) BIG-IP
4 9 (1.55%) LAN
4 9 (1.55%) WAN
5 7 (1.20%) CTI
5 7 (1.20%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.20%) Skype
6 6 (1.03%) MPLS
7 5 (0.86%) Broadband
8 4 (0.69%) Firewall
8 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.69%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.69%) VLAN
8 4 (0.69%) Wireless
9 3 (0.52%) SMS
9 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.34%) DHCP
10 2 (0.34%) DNS
10 2 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.61%) Big Data
3 15 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.41%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.86%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.86%) Power BI
6 4 (0.69%) QlikView
6 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.52%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.34%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.17%) MySQL
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (4.99%) JIRA
2 16 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.07%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.72%) Bitbucket
4 10 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.38%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.03%) VersionOne
7 5 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.69%) Selenium
8 4 (0.69%) Subversion
9 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.34%) GitLab
9 2 (0.34%) Introscope
9 2 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.17%) JMeter
10 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
General
1 185 (31.84%) Finance
2 45 (7.75%) Banking
3 34 (5.85%) Marketing
4 30 (5.16%) Games
5 26 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 24 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.79%) Law
8 21 (3.61%) Retail
9 20 (3.44%) Back Office
10 17 (2.93%) Investment Banking
11 15 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (2.41%) Legal
13 12 (2.07%) Electronics
13 12 (2.07%) Publishing
14 8 (1.38%) Front Office
15 7 (1.20%) Billing
15 7 (1.20%) Military
16 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.69%) French Language
17 4 (0.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 222 (38.21%) Project Manager
2 60 (10.33%) IT Manager
3 48 (8.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 44 (7.57%) IT Project Manager
5 41 (7.06%) Analyst
6 39 (6.71%) Delivery Manager
7 30 (5.16%) Senior Manager
7 30 (5.16%) Senior Project Manager
8 29 (4.99%) Software Project Manager
9 28 (4.82%) Business Analyst
10 26 (4.48%) Consultant
11 25 (4.30%) Developer
11 25 (4.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 22 (3.79%) Programme Manager
13 21 (3.61%) Development Manager
14 19 (3.27%) Architect
15 17 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (2.93%) Senior Business Analyst
16 16 (2.75%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
17 15 (2.58%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.48%) Web Services
2 25 (4.30%) .NET
2 25 (4.30%) Middleware
3 15 (2.58%) SOAP
4 10 (1.72%) LDAP
5 9 (1.55%) Velocity
6 7 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.20%) HTML
6 7 (1.20%) RESTful
6 7 (1.20%) WCF
7 6 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.03%) CSS
7 6 (1.03%) REST
7 6 (1.03%) Vue.js
8 4 (0.69%) Ajax
8 4 (0.69%) CSS3
8 4 (0.69%) HTML5
9 3 (0.52%) CGI
9 3 (0.52%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.65%) User Experience
4 24 (4.13%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.58%) BYOD
6 15 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.41%) Oracle Exalytics
8 11 (1.89%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.38%) Fintech
10 8 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.38%) NHS
10 8 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.20%) Life Science
12 6 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.86%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.69%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.92%) Windows
2 18 (3.10%) Unix
3 16 (2.75%) Linux
4 12 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.72%) Solaris
6 10 (1.72%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.86%) Android
7 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (63.68%) PRINCE2
2 364 (62.65%) Project Management
3 270 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (19.62%) Waterfall
5 105 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
6 90 (15.49%) PRINCE
7 88 (15.15%) Scrum
8 71 (12.22%) ITIL
9 67 (11.53%) Programme Management
10 63 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 57 (9.81%) Coaching
12 56 (9.64%) CMMI
12 56 (9.64%) Risk Management
13 54 (9.29%) Business Analysis
13 54 (9.29%) SDLC
14 50 (8.61%) RUP
15 47 (8.09%) Line Management
16 42 (7.23%) Change Management
16 42 (7.23%) Enterprise Architecture
17 40 (6.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.29%) SQL
2 23 (3.96%) Java
3 22 (3.79%) C#
4 14 (2.41%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.55%) C++
5 9 (1.55%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.38%) C
7 7 (1.20%) Python
8 6 (1.03%) PHP
8 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.69%) VBScript
10 3 (0.52%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.52%) SOQL
10 3 (0.52%) SOSL
11 2 (0.34%) Go
11 2 (0.34%) Java 8
11 2 (0.34%) Java 9
11 2 (0.34%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 576 (99.14%) PMI Certification
2 142 (24.44%) Degree
3 80 (13.77%) PMP
4 32 (5.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 27 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 24 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 20 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (3.10%) CBAP
10 16 (2.75%) SC Cleared
11 14 (2.41%) ISEB
11 14 (2.41%) PhD
12 10 (1.72%) Master's Degree
12 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (1.55%) APMG
13 9 (1.55%) CFA
14 8 (1.38%) CISA
14 8 (1.38%) CISM
14 8 (1.38%) CISSP
14 8 (1.38%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.15%) PMO
2 40 (6.88%) QA
3 9 (1.55%) GDPR
4 8 (1.38%) SLA
5 7 (1.20%) GAMP
5 7 (1.20%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.86%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.69%) COBIT
7 4 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.69%) FINREP
7 4 (0.69%) MiFID
7 4 (0.69%) P3O
8 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.17%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 36 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (1.03%) Docker
4 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.34%) vSphere
4 2 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (4.13%) SCCM
2 10 (1.72%) AirWatch
2 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.03%) Ansible
3 6 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.03%) Puppet
4 4 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.34%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.34%) Salt
6 2 (0.34%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) OpenView
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 97 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.20%) Oracle
3 27 (4.65%) SAP
4 20 (3.44%) Cisco
5 19 (3.27%) Google
6 18 (3.10%) Citrix
6 18 (3.10%) TOWER Software
7 16 (2.75%) CheckPoint
8 13 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.89%) Tableau
10 10 (1.72%) Lotus
10 10 (1.72%) MobileIron
11 7 (1.20%) Avaya
11 7 (1.20%) Cognizant
11 7 (1.20%) McAfee
11 7 (1.20%) Riverbed
11 7 (1.20%) Xerox
12 6 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (1.03%) VMware