Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 704 696 665
Rank change year-on-year -8 -31 -38
Permanent jobs citing PMI 423 544 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.81% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 308 381 458
UK median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.71% +1.74% -4.17%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £84,750 £87,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +10.00% -9.09%

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 56,329 66,861 67,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.23% 38.91% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42,114 51,606 53,365
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram for PMI in the UK

PMI
Top 13 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 16 June 2019. 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 -25 391 £60,000 - 10
UK excluding London +23 251 £54,250 -1.36% 6
London +8 162 £65,000 +8.33% 6
South East +20 86 £60,000 - 1
North of England -8 74 £35,000 -26.32% 2
North West +13 68 £35,000 -26.32% 2
Midlands +41 31 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Midlands +52 24 £52,500 +7.69% 1
South West +22 23 £52,500 +14.75%
Scotland +5 23 £47,500 -13.64% 1
East of England +80 14 £45,000 -25.00%
East Midlands +11 7 £48,250 -3.50%
Yorkshire -16 6 £55,000 +22.22%

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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.

1 420 (99.29%) PMI Certification
2 281 (66.43%) PRINCE2
3 277 (65.48%) Project Management
4 244 (57.68%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (42.79%) Finance
6 125 (29.55%) Scrum
7 101 (23.88%) Degree
8 100 (23.64%) Microsoft
9 99 (23.40%) PMP
10 83 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
11 72 (17.02%) Programme Management
12 70 (16.55%) SDLC
13 68 (16.08%) Waterfall
14 62 (14.66%) Risk Management
15 60 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 60 (14.18%) Data Analysis
16 53 (12.53%) Business Analysis
17 50 (11.82%) ITIL
17 50 (11.82%) Microsoft Excel
18 47 (11.11%) Coaching
19 46 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
20 45 (10.64%) Change Management
20 45 (10.64%) Analytics
21 44 (10.40%) PMO
21 44 (10.40%) Line Management
22 43 (10.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 40 (9.46%) Decision-Making
24 38 (8.98%) Presales
24 38 (8.98%) Agile Project Management
24 38 (8.98%) C#

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 16 (3.78%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.18%) Confluence
4 4 (0.95%) SAS
5 2 (0.47%) CMS
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.47%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) Drupal
6 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (11.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (10.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 36 (8.51%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (4.49%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.71%) SPSS
8 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.71%) Actimize
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.71%) Primavera
5 2 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.24%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.24%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.49%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (1.42%) Office 365
4 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.95%) SaaS
6 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.71%) Force.com
6 3 (0.71%) IaaS
6 3 (0.71%) PaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Boomi
7 2 (0.47%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.47%) Tricentis Tosca
8 1 (0.24%) Apigee
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.24%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.65%) LAN
1 7 (1.65%) WAN
2 4 (0.95%) VoIP
2 4 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.71%) Skype
4 2 (0.47%) Firewall
4 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 2 (0.47%) Intranet
4 2 (0.47%) MPLS
4 2 (0.47%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) ATM
5 1 (0.24%) Broadband
5 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.24%) Extranet
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) RS-232
5 1 (0.24%) SMS
5 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.20%) Big Data
2 20 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.65%) MySQL
5 5 (1.18%) QlikView
6 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.71%) DB2
7 3 (0.71%) GIS
7 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.71%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.47%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.47%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.24%) HBase
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.36%) JIRA
3 9 (2.13%) Selenium
4 7 (1.65%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.65%) Protractor
4 7 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.47%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.24%) ERwin
6 1 (0.24%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.24%) NUnit
6 1 (0.24%) TestNG
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 181 (42.79%) Finance
2 29 (6.86%) Marketing
3 25 (5.91%) Banking
4 20 (4.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.78%) Manufacturing
7 13 (3.07%) Legal
8 12 (2.84%) Retail
9 11 (2.60%) Electronics
10 9 (2.13%) Games
11 6 (1.42%) Military
12 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.18%) Law
12 5 (1.18%) Local Government
13 4 (0.95%) Publishing
14 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.24%) Automotive
15 1 (0.24%) French Language
15 1 (0.24%) Front Office
15 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 189 (44.68%) Project Manager
2 58 (13.71%) Senior Manager
3 53 (12.53%) Senior Project Manager
4 50 (11.82%) Analyst
5 34 (8.04%) Scrum Master
6 33 (7.80%) Software Project Manager
7 29 (6.86%) Business Analyst
8 28 (6.62%) Delivery Manager
9 25 (5.91%) IT Manager
10 24 (5.67%) Analytics Manager
10 24 (5.67%) Data Analytics Manager
11 23 (5.44%) Coordinator
12 21 (4.96%) Infrastructure Manager
12 21 (4.96%) IT Project Manager
13 20 (4.73%) Consultant
14 18 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 16 (3.78%) Developer
16 14 (3.31%) Programme Manager
17 13 (3.07%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 11 (2.60%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.75%) .NET
2 12 (2.84%) AngularJS
3 9 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 9 (2.13%) Node.js
3 9 (2.13%) React
3 9 (2.13%) WCF
3 9 (2.13%) Web Services
4 8 (1.89%) RESTful
4 8 (1.89%) SOAP
5 7 (1.65%) CSS
5 7 (1.65%) Gherkin
5 7 (1.65%) HTML
6 5 (1.18%) XML
7 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.71%) JSON
7 3 (0.71%) Middleware
8 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.47%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.47%) Laravel
8 2 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 83 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.49%) Algorithms
4 14 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.07%) Reinsurance
6 8 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.42%) Chip and PIN
7 6 (1.42%) Contactless
7 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (1.42%) NHS
8 5 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.18%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.18%) User Experience
9 4 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.47%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.31%) Windows
2 4 (0.95%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.71%) Linux
3 3 (0.71%) Unix
4 1 (0.24%) AIX
4 1 (0.24%) Android
4 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (66.43%) PRINCE2
2 277 (65.48%) Project Management
3 244 (57.68%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (29.55%) Scrum
5 72 (17.02%) Programme Management
6 70 (16.55%) SDLC
7 68 (16.08%) Waterfall
8 62 (14.66%) Risk Management
9 60 (14.18%) Data Analysis
9 60 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (12.53%) Business Analysis
11 50 (11.82%) ITIL
12 47 (11.11%) Coaching
13 46 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
14 45 (10.64%) Analytics
14 45 (10.64%) Change Management
15 44 (10.40%) Line Management
16 40 (9.46%) Decision-Making
17 38 (8.98%) Agile Project Management
17 38 (8.98%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.98%) C#
2 33 (7.80%) Java
3 25 (5.91%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.73%) SQL
5 16 (3.78%) PHP
6 7 (1.65%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.18%) C
7 5 (1.18%) Python
8 3 (0.71%) C++
8 3 (0.71%) R
8 3 (0.71%) Ruby
9 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.24%) Java 8
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
10 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 420 (99.29%) PMI Certification
2 101 (23.88%) Degree
3 99 (23.40%) PMP
4 36 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 34 (8.04%) Security Cleared
6 21 (4.96%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.49%) PhD
8 17 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 16 (3.78%) CISA
10 15 (3.55%) APMP
10 15 (3.55%) CISM
10 15 (3.55%) NVQ Level 3
11 12 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (2.36%) ISEB
13 8 (1.89%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.42%) CAPM
14 6 (1.42%) IIBA
15 5 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (1.18%) ISTQB
15 5 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.40%) PMO
2 18 (4.26%) QA
3 15 (3.55%) ISAE 3402
4 8 (1.89%) COBIT
5 7 (1.65%) PMBOK
6 5 (1.18%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.71%) SLA
8 2 (0.47%) P3O
9 1 (0.24%) DICOM
9 1 (0.24%) HL7
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) SCCM
2 2 (0.47%) SCOM
3 1 (0.24%) Ambari
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Puppet
3 1 (0.24%) Salt
3 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 100 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.73%) SAP
3 15 (3.55%) Progress
4 13 (3.07%) Oracle
5 8 (1.89%) Cisco
6 7 (1.65%) Tableau
7 6 (1.42%) VMware
8 5 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.95%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.71%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.71%) Dell
10 3 (0.71%) F5
10 3 (0.71%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.71%) LexisNexis
10 3 (0.71%) Reuters
11 2 (0.47%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.47%) Jitterbit
11 2 (0.47%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.47%) SnapLogic