Period
to 8 May 2021

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 8 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
8 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 730 752 689
Rank change year-on-year +22 -63 -16
Permanent jobs citing PMI 146 199 456
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.58% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 111 126 332
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £34,508
25th Percentile £49,375 £49,063 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £58,539
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.77% +1.81%
75th Percentile £83,125 £77,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £82,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%

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 32,236 34,521 50,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.39% 34.46% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21,955 27,202 38,591
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI in the UK

PMI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PMI in the UK

PMI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMI over the 6 months to 8 May 2021.

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 8 May 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 +38 136 £65,000 -1.89% 24
UK excluding London +22 71 £50,000 -9.09% 16
London +52 66 £75,000 +5.26% 9
South East +49 40 £53,750 -14.00% 3
Work from Home -128 35 £62,000 +37.78% 3
North of England +13 14 £55,000 +10.00% 7
North West +36 8 £55,000 -8.33% 5
East of England - 7 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire -2 5 £62,000 +30.53% 2
West Midlands -10 5 £43,750 +9.38% 2
Midlands -20 5 £43,750 +9.38% 2
Scotland -23 3 £54,500 +12.37%
Wales +23 1 £47,500 -7.32% 1
North East +10 1 £62,000 +24.00%
South West -25 1 £65,000 +28.08%

For the 6 months to 8 May 2021, 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.

1 146 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 91 (62.33%) Project Management
3 81 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (50.68%) PRINCE2
5 59 (40.41%) Social Skills
6 46 (31.51%) Finance
7 41 (28.08%) Degree
8 39 (26.71%) PMP
8 39 (26.71%) Project Delivery
9 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
9 35 (23.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (22.60%) Azure
11 28 (19.18%) Change Management
12 24 (16.44%) ITIL
13 23 (15.75%) SaaS
14 22 (15.07%) PMO
15 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Project
15 19 (13.01%) SAP
15 19 (13.01%) Marketing
16 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
16 18 (12.33%) ERP
16 18 (12.33%) Service Delivery
16 18 (12.33%) Scrum
16 18 (12.33%) PaaS
16 18 (12.33%) Waterfall
17 17 (11.64%) Change Control
17 17 (11.64%) Line Management
17 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (11.64%) Risk Management
17 17 (11.64%) Asset 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 2 (1.37%) CMS
1 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.37%) WordPress
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) SAS
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.37%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.42%) NetSuite
3 4 (2.74%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.37%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.68%) Endur
6 1 (0.68%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.60%) Azure
2 23 (15.75%) SaaS
3 18 (12.33%) PaaS
4 17 (11.64%) AWS
5 14 (9.59%) IaaS
6 10 (6.85%) Microsoft 365
7 9 (6.16%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (2.74%) GCP
8 4 (2.74%) Power Platform
9 3 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.05%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.37%) Amazon SageMaker
10 2 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) VPN
2 5 (3.42%) 4G
3 4 (2.74%) 3G
4 3 (2.05%) DWDM
4 3 (2.05%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.05%) LAN
4 3 (2.05%) MPLS
4 3 (2.05%) Network Security
4 3 (2.05%) SD-WAN
4 3 (2.05%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (2.05%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.05%) WAN
4 3 (2.05%) WLAN
5 2 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.68%) 2G
6 1 (0.68%) 5G
6 1 (0.68%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.74%) Power BI
2 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.37%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.37%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.37%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.37%) Redis
3 2 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.37%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) JIRA
2 6 (4.11%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (40.41%) Social Skills
2 46 (31.51%) Finance
3 19 (13.01%) Marketing
4 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (10.96%) Influencing Skills
5 16 (10.96%) Organisational Skills
6 9 (6.16%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (5.48%) Banking
7 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
8 7 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (4.79%) Retail
9 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
10 4 (2.74%) Automotive
10 4 (2.74%) Billing
11 3 (2.05%) Legal
12 2 (1.37%) Advertising
12 2 (1.37%) Digital Economy
12 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.37%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (41.78%) Project Manager
2 17 (11.64%) IT Manager
3 16 (10.96%) Senior Manager
4 15 (10.27%) Senior Project Manager
5 13 (8.90%) IT Project Manager
6 11 (7.53%) Architect
7 10 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.16%) Azure Architect
9 8 (5.48%) Agile Project Manager
9 8 (5.48%) C# Architect
9 8 (5.48%) Consultant
9 8 (5.48%) Digital Project Manager
10 7 (4.79%) Analyst
10 7 (4.79%) Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Head of Business Systems
11 6 (4.11%) Senior Digital Project Manager
12 5 (3.42%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.42%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.53%) .NET
2 9 (6.16%) CSS
2 9 (6.16%) HTML
2 9 (6.16%) HTML5
3 3 (2.05%) ADO
3 3 (2.05%) YAML
4 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.37%) Vue.js
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.16%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.79%) User Experience
4 6 (4.11%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.42%) NHS
5 5 (3.42%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (2.74%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.74%) Social Media
7 3 (2.05%) Derivative
7 3 (2.05%) Life Science
8 2 (1.37%) Housing Association
8 2 (1.37%) Industry 4.0
8 2 (1.37%) Robotics
8 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.16%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) VMS
3 3 (2.05%) CentOS
3 3 (2.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (62.33%) Project Management
2 81 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (50.68%) PRINCE2
4 39 (26.71%) Project Delivery
5 35 (23.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (19.18%) Change Management
7 24 (16.44%) ITIL
8 18 (12.33%) ERP
8 18 (12.33%) Scrum
8 18 (12.33%) Service Delivery
8 18 (12.33%) Waterfall
9 17 (11.64%) Asset Management
9 17 (11.64%) Change Control
9 17 (11.64%) Line Management
9 17 (11.64%) Risk Management
10 16 (10.96%) Computer Science
11 15 (10.27%) DevOps
11 15 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (9.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 14 (9.59%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (9.59%) C#
3 10 (6.85%) Python
4 7 (4.79%) SQL
4 7 (4.79%) TypeScript
5 3 (2.05%) Java
5 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.37%) C
6 2 (1.37%) R
7 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 146 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 41 (28.08%) Degree
3 39 (26.71%) PMP
4 15 (10.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
6 12 (8.22%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.48%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.11%) APMP
10 3 (2.05%) CAPM
10 3 (2.05%) CITP
10 3 (2.05%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.05%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (1.37%) CSPO
11 2 (1.37%) Master's Degree
11 2 (1.37%) PhD
12 1 (0.68%) CIMA
12 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.07%) PMO
2 8 (5.48%) SLA
3 7 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.79%) PMBOK
4 5 (3.42%) COBIT
5 4 (2.74%) GDPR
6 2 (1.37%) P3O
6 2 (1.37%) QA
7 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.68%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.42%) Docker
2 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.01%) SAP
3 6 (4.11%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.42%) Google
5 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.74%) Sage
6 3 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.37%) IBM
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle
8 1 (0.68%) Cadence
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.68%) Remedy
8 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.68%) Triple Point
8 1 (0.68%) VMware