Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 771 617 659
Rank change year-on-year -154 +42 -29
Permanent jobs citing PMI 253 574 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.96% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 161 404 431
UK median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -7.27% +13.40%

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 47,689 59,998 68,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.53% 39.63% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36,654 45,453 53,166
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +1.18%

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 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for PMI in the UK

PMI
Top 14 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 20 February 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 -127 229 £59,500 +3.48% 48
UK excluding London -126 126 £52,500 +2.94% 40
London +19 123 £72,500 +11.54% 13
South East -52 40 £58,250 -2.92% 15
Midlands -8 29 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North of England -2 26 £37,500 +7.14% 7
West Midlands -11 20 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Scotland +26 18 £46,750 +13.33% 5
North West -12 18 £36,000 +2.86% 2
East Midlands +25 9 £31,000 -52.31% 3
Yorkshire +47 8 £67,500 +22.73% 4
South West +7 8 £42,500 +11.11% 4
Wales -3 4 £52,500 +45.83%
East of England +45 1 £55,000 +15.79% 4

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 249 (98.42%) PMI Certification
2 152 (60.08%) Project Management
3 137 (54.15%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (50.99%) PRINCE2
5 107 (42.29%) Finance
6 85 (33.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 81 (32.02%) Project Delivery
8 70 (27.67%) Scrum
9 67 (26.48%) QA
10 52 (20.55%) Degree
11 46 (18.18%) Change Management
12 38 (15.02%) Microsoft Project
13 37 (14.62%) Creative Thinking
14 34 (13.44%) Business Analysis
15 33 (13.04%) PMP
15 33 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (12.25%) JIRA
16 31 (12.25%) Retail
17 30 (11.86%) SQL
17 30 (11.86%) Microsoft
18 29 (11.46%) Risk Management
18 29 (11.46%) SDLC
19 28 (11.07%) Azure
20 27 (10.67%) AWS
21 26 (10.28%) ITIL
22 25 (9.88%) Waterfall
22 25 (9.88%) Big Data
23 23 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
24 22 (8.70%) Change Control
24 22 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement

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 10 (3.95%) Confluence
2 7 (2.77%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.98%) CMS
3 5 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.58%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (15.02%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.79%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.98%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.19%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.40%) Actimize
4 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.07%) Azure
2 27 (10.67%) AWS
3 18 (7.11%) Office 365
4 16 (6.32%) GCP
5 11 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (4.35%) Stackdriver
6 6 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.58%) SaaS
7 4 (1.58%) Slack
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.79%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.79%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.40%) G Suite
9 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.91%) Firewall
2 9 (3.56%) WAN
3 8 (3.16%) LAN
4 7 (2.77%) Skype
5 4 (1.58%) Internet
6 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.79%) WebEx
7 1 (0.40%) 4G
7 1 (0.40%) 5G
7 1 (0.40%) CTI
7 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.40%) MPLS
7 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.40%) VLAN
7 1 (0.40%) VoIP
7 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.88%) Big Data
2 6 (2.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.79%) Power BI
5 2 (0.79%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.40%) QlikView
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (12.25%) JIRA
2 18 (7.11%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.53%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.14%) Hudson
4 13 (5.14%) SpecFlow
5 11 (4.35%) Selenium
6 8 (3.16%) JUnit
6 8 (3.16%) Maven
6 8 (3.16%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.16%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.58%) Subversion
8 4 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.58%) VersionOne
9 3 (1.19%) GitLab
10 2 (0.79%) Gradle
10 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.79%) TestRail
General
1 107 (42.29%) Finance
2 31 (12.25%) Retail
3 16 (6.32%) Banking
4 13 (5.14%) Marketing
5 11 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.16%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.77%) Publishing
7 7 (2.77%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.98%) Law
8 5 (1.98%) Legal
8 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.19%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.19%) Local Government
10 3 (1.19%) Military
11 2 (0.79%) Advertising
11 2 (0.79%) Back Office
11 2 (0.79%) Billing
11 2 (0.79%) Electronics
12 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 103 (40.71%) Project Manager
2 24 (9.49%) Analyst
3 16 (6.32%) Business Analyst
3 16 (6.32%) Software Project Manager
4 14 (5.53%) Senior Manager
5 13 (5.14%) QA Engineer
5 13 (5.14%) Senior Project Manager
5 13 (5.14%) Software QA Engineer
5 13 (5.14%) Technical Manager
6 12 (4.74%) Data Engineer
6 12 (4.74%) IT Manager
6 12 (4.74%) Technical Project Manager
7 10 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (3.16%) Banking Project Manager
9 7 (2.77%) Analytics Manager
9 7 (2.77%) Architect
9 7 (2.77%) Data Analytics Manager
10 6 (2.37%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (2.37%) Programme Manager
10 6 (2.37%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.72%) REST
2 15 (5.93%) Web Services
3 14 (5.53%) HTML
4 13 (5.14%) SOAP
4 13 (5.14%) XML
5 5 (1.98%) .NET
5 5 (1.98%) Gherkin
6 4 (1.58%) ADO
6 4 (1.58%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.58%) Velocity
7 2 (0.79%) EDI
7 2 (0.79%) JSON
7 2 (0.79%) Node.js
7 2 (0.79%) XMPP
8 1 (0.40%) CSS3
8 1 (0.40%) HTML5
8 1 (0.40%) Jinja
8 1 (0.40%) React
8 1 (0.40%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.40%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.30%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (7.91%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.14%) Virtual Team
5 12 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (3.56%) Algorithms
7 9 (3.56%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.16%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.98%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.98%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.58%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.19%) Life Science
11 3 (1.19%) User Experience
12 2 (0.79%) Acoustics
12 2 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.79%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.56%) Windows
2 8 (3.16%) Linux
3 2 (0.79%) Android
3 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (60.08%) Project Management
2 137 (54.15%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (50.99%) PRINCE2
4 85 (33.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (32.02%) Project Delivery
6 70 (27.67%) Scrum
7 46 (18.18%) Change Management
8 37 (14.62%) Creative Thinking
9 34 (13.44%) Business Analysis
10 29 (11.46%) Risk Management
10 29 (11.46%) SDLC
11 26 (10.28%) ITIL
12 25 (9.88%) Waterfall
13 23 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
14 22 (8.70%) Change Control
14 22 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (8.70%) Migration
14 22 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (7.91%) CRM
15 20 (7.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.86%) SQL
2 17 (6.72%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.32%) C#
4 15 (5.93%) Java
5 13 (5.14%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.16%) Groovy
7 7 (2.77%) C
8 6 (2.37%) Python
9 5 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.19%) C++
10 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.79%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.79%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) Go
12 1 (0.40%) Java 8
12 1 (0.40%) RPG
12 1 (0.40%) Ruby
12 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 249 (98.42%) PMI Certification
2 52 (20.55%) Degree
3 33 (13.04%) PMP
4 16 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (4.35%) APMP
5 11 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.16%) CBAP
7 7 (2.77%) CISM
7 7 (2.77%) CISSP
7 7 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (2.77%) PhD
8 6 (2.37%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.98%) CIPD
9 5 (1.98%) IIBA
10 4 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.19%) CISA
11 3 (1.19%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.19%) CRISC
12 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.79%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (26.48%) QA
2 14 (5.53%) PMO
3 8 (3.16%) GDPR
3 8 (3.16%) SLA
4 4 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.58%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.19%) ISO 22301
5 3 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.19%) NIST
6 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (1.58%) Docker
2 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) Ansible
2 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.98%) Puppet
3 4 (1.58%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.58%) SCCM
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.19%) Terraform
5 2 (0.79%) Nessus
5 2 (0.79%) SCOM
6 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.40%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.32%) Google
3 12 (4.74%) UiPath
4 10 (3.95%) Oracle
4 10 (3.95%) SAP
5 6 (2.37%) HP
5 6 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.98%) Cognos
6 5 (1.98%) Informatica
7 4 (1.58%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.58%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.19%) Apple
8 3 (1.19%) Cisco
8 3 (1.19%) Citrix
8 3 (1.19%) IFS
8 3 (1.19%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.19%) McAfee
9 2 (0.79%) Dell
9 2 (0.79%) EMC
9 2 (0.79%) NetApp