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

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 618 647 598
Rank change year-on-year +29 -49 +37
Permanent jobs citing PMI 574 628 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.89% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 403 429 551
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -7.27% +13.40% -7.18%

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 63,135 70,760 69,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.93% 40.19% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48,283 55,391 56,476
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.99%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 February 2019.

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 16 February 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 +37 536 £57,500 -4.17% 41
UK excluding London +80 385 £51,000 -7.27% 29
London -65 181 £65,000 -3.70% 14
South East +98 148 £60,000 - 5
North of England +2 85 £35,000 -23.91% 7
North West +1 82 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Midlands +69 71 £45,000 -14.29% 7
West Midlands +61 52 £45,000 -32.08% 7
South West +30 33 £38,250 -15.00% 4
Scotland +9 29 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East Midlands +26 19 £68,750 +37.50%
East of England +38 14 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Wales +13 5 £36,000 -31.43%
Yorkshire +18 2 £55,000 +29.41% 2
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 567 (98.78%) PMI Certification
2 331 (57.67%) PRINCE2
3 314 (54.70%) Project Management
4 291 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
5 194 (33.80%) Finance
6 130 (22.65%) Microsoft
7 125 (21.78%) Degree
8 116 (20.21%) Scrum
9 108 (18.82%) PMP
10 95 (16.55%) Waterfall
11 91 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
12 80 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (13.07%) .NET
14 74 (12.89%) Programme Management
15 71 (12.37%) PMO
16 68 (11.85%) Risk Management
17 64 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 62 (10.80%) C#
18 62 (10.80%) Analytics
19 60 (10.45%) SDLC
19 60 (10.45%) PRINCE
19 60 (10.45%) Change Management
20 59 (10.28%) ITIL
21 58 (10.10%) Business Analysis
22 55 (9.58%) Line Management
23 50 (8.71%) Microsoft Project
24 49 (8.54%) Coaching
25 45 (7.84%) Web Services
25 45 (7.84%) Decision-Making
26 44 (7.67%) SQL

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 14 (2.44%) SAS
2 10 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (1.74%) Confluence
3 9 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.87%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.87%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.70%) CMS
5 4 (0.70%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.35%) Apache
7 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.35%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.35%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (8.71%) Microsoft Project
2 37 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (6.10%) MS Visio
4 33 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (2.79%) SPSS
7 12 (2.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.70%) Actimize
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.35%) Primavera
6 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.53%) Office 365
3 19 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (1.74%) SaaS
5 6 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.70%) PaaS
8 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.52%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.35%) Apigee
9 2 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.35%) Boomi
9 2 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (0.35%) Force.com
9 2 (0.35%) GitHub
9 2 (0.35%) IaaS
9 2 (0.35%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.35%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.92%) Unified Communications
2 8 (1.39%) VoIP
2 8 (1.39%) Wireless
3 7 (1.22%) WAN
4 6 (1.05%) SAN
5 5 (0.87%) LAN
6 4 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.70%) Firewall
6 4 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.52%) BGP
7 3 (0.52%) IPsec
7 3 (0.52%) Network Security
7 3 (0.52%) OSPF
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.35%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.35%) Intranet
8 2 (0.35%) MPLS
8 2 (0.35%) NAS
8 2 (0.35%) VPN
8 2 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.14%) Big Data
3 13 (2.26%) QlikView
4 10 (1.74%) Spotfire
5 8 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.05%) Power BI
8 5 (0.87%) MySQL
8 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.70%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.52%) GIS
11 2 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.35%) DB2
11 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.35%) OLAP
11 2 (0.35%) OLTP
11 2 (0.35%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.44%) JIRA
4 10 (1.74%) Selenium
5 8 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.39%) Protractor
6 5 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.52%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.52%) Subversion
7 3 (0.52%) VersionOne
8 2 (0.35%) ER Studio
8 2 (0.35%) ERwin
8 2 (0.35%) Maven
8 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.17%) NUnit
9 1 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.17%) TestNG
General
1 194 (33.80%) Finance
2 40 (6.97%) Banking
3 38 (6.62%) Marketing
4 27 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.01%) Legal
6 22 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 22 (3.83%) Retail
7 19 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (2.96%) Billing
9 15 (2.61%) Electronics
10 14 (2.44%) Back Office
11 11 (1.92%) Law
12 9 (1.57%) Front Office
13 7 (1.22%) General Ledger
14 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 6 (1.05%) German Language
14 6 (1.05%) Publishing
15 5 (0.87%) French Language
16 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 217 (37.80%) Project Manager
2 49 (8.54%) Developer
2 49 (8.54%) IT Manager
3 48 (8.36%) Software Project Manager
4 45 (7.84%) Analyst
5 42 (7.32%) Consultant
6 36 (6.27%) Programme Manager
7 33 (5.75%) IT Project Manager
7 33 (5.75%) Senior Manager
8 32 (5.57%) .NET Developer
9 31 (5.40%) C# Developer
10 30 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 29 (5.05%) Analytics Manager
11 29 (5.05%) Data Analytics Manager
12 28 (4.88%) Scrum Master
13 27 (4.70%) Senior Project Manager
14 24 (4.18%) Coordinator
15 23 (4.01%) Agile Project Manager
16 19 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
17 18 (3.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (13.07%) .NET
2 45 (7.84%) Web Services
3 39 (6.79%) SOAP
4 29 (5.05%) .NET Framework
4 29 (5.05%) WCF
5 27 (4.70%) RESTful
6 8 (1.39%) Gherkin
7 6 (1.05%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.05%) CSS
7 6 (1.05%) HTML
8 5 (0.87%) LDAP
8 5 (0.87%) Velocity
9 4 (0.70%) CGI
9 4 (0.70%) XML
10 3 (0.52%) Middleware
10 3 (0.52%) Node.js
10 3 (0.52%) React
10 3 (0.52%) WF
11 2 (0.35%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.35%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.14%) Algorithms
5 15 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.92%) Fintech
8 10 (1.74%) User Experience
9 8 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.05%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.05%) NHS
11 5 (0.87%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.70%) BYOD
12 4 (0.70%) Optoelectronics
13 3 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.52%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.52%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.35%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.97%) Windows
2 5 (0.87%) Unix
2 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.35%) Android
4 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.35%) Linux
5 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (57.67%) PRINCE2
2 314 (54.70%) Project Management
3 291 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (20.21%) Scrum
5 95 (16.55%) Waterfall
6 80 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
7 74 (12.89%) Programme Management
8 68 (11.85%) Risk Management
9 64 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 62 (10.80%) Analytics
11 60 (10.45%) Change Management
11 60 (10.45%) PRINCE
11 60 (10.45%) SDLC
12 59 (10.28%) ITIL
13 58 (10.10%) Business Analysis
14 55 (9.58%) Line Management
15 49 (8.54%) Coaching
16 45 (7.84%) Decision-Making
17 44 (7.67%) Computer Science
18 43 (7.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (10.80%) C#
2 44 (7.67%) SQL
3 33 (5.75%) Java
4 27 (4.70%) T-SQL
5 22 (3.83%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.09%) Python
7 9 (1.57%) C
8 8 (1.39%) C++
8 8 (1.39%) R
9 7 (1.22%) PHP
10 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.35%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.35%) Perl
11 2 (0.35%) Ruby
11 2 (0.35%) SOQL
11 2 (0.35%) SOSL
11 2 (0.35%) VB
12 1 (0.17%) Go
12 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 567 (98.78%) PMI Certification
2 125 (21.78%) Degree
3 108 (18.82%) PMP
4 40 (6.97%) Security Cleared
5 30 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 27 (4.70%) PhD
7 26 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 23 (4.01%) CBAP
9 20 (3.48%) SC Cleared
10 17 (2.96%) APMP
10 17 (2.96%) IIBA
11 15 (2.61%) APMG
11 15 (2.61%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (1.05%) MAPM
13 6 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.87%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (12.37%) PMO
2 35 (6.10%) QA
3 13 (2.26%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.39%) SLA
5 7 (1.22%) COBIT
5 7 (1.22%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.87%) GDPR
6 5 (0.87%) P3O
7 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.52%) SEPA
9 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.17%) FINREP
9 1 (0.17%) GAMP
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) MiFID
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.52%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.39%) SCCM
2 5 (0.87%) AirWatch
2 5 (0.87%) Ansible
2 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.87%) Puppet
3 3 (0.52%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.35%) Ambari
4 2 (0.35%) Nagios
4 2 (0.35%) OpenView
4 2 (0.35%) Salt
4 2 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 130 (22.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.01%) SAP
3 18 (3.14%) Oracle
3 18 (3.14%) Tableau
4 12 (2.09%) Cisco
5 11 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.74%) Google
6 10 (1.74%) VMware
7 9 (1.57%) Demandware
8 7 (1.22%) Remedy
9 6 (1.05%) Adobe
9 6 (1.05%) Citrix
9 6 (1.05%) Cognizant
10 5 (0.87%) HP
10 5 (0.87%) Lotus
10 5 (0.87%) Mitel
10 5 (0.87%) MobileIron
11 4 (0.70%) Motorola
11 4 (0.70%) Openreach
11 4 (0.70%) TIBCO