Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK

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 cited PMI over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 532 737 614
Rank change year-on-year +205 -123 +188
Permanent jobs citing PMI 414 184 852
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.46% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 248 163 277
10th Percentile £38,175 - £41,250
25th Percentile £42,412 £40,000 £46,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -
75th Percentile £72,813 £65,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £74,700 £81,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £53,700
% change year-on-year +22.22% -16.20% +7.40%

All Generic Skills
UK

PMI falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,881 39,847 84,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 43.09% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23,494 22,189 34,558
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £38,530 £46,500 £45,229
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for PMI in the UK

PMI
Top 17 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 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +221 382 £57,500 +15.00% 70
UK excluding London +97 297 £55,000 +22.22% 52
Work from Home +113 215 £64,080 +42.40% 35
London +149 101 £64,080 -8.46% 21
North of England +79 100 £64,080 +60.20% 14
South East +36 96 £47,500 -15.56% 14
North West +15 52 £67,500 +68.75% 8
Midlands -7 49 £47,500 -20.83% 14
Yorkshire +84 33 £47,500 -13.64% 6
West Midlands +14 33 £47,500 -9.09% 7
South West -39 30 £30,000 -33.33% 7
East Midlands -22 16 - - 7
North East -5 15 £55,000 +37.50%
Scotland -60 12 £46,250 +15.63% 3
East of England -9 6 £77,500 +93.75% 2
Northern Ireland +21 2 £57,500 +9.52%
Wales +2 2 £61,250 -10.58%

PMI
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.90%) IIS
3 3 (0.72%) Confluence
4 2 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (7.73%) Microsoft Project
2 29 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.21%) AutoCAD
5 5 (1.21%) SPSS
6 4 (0.97%) Simulink
7 1 (0.24%) Trello
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Primavera
2 3 (0.72%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.24%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP IBP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.87%) Azure
2 26 (6.28%) AWS
3 22 (5.31%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (4.83%) Power Platform
5 12 (2.90%) GCP
6 11 (2.66%) Power Automate
7 10 (2.42%) SaaS
8 8 (1.93%) Snowflake
9 6 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.45%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.21%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (1.21%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.97%) GitHub
11 4 (0.97%) Slack
12 3 (0.72%) AWS CodePipeline
12 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.72%) Intacct
12 3 (0.72%) Smartsheet
13 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.80%) Firewall
1 24 (5.80%) WAN
2 17 (4.11%) SAN
3 12 (2.90%) DHCP
3 12 (2.90%) DNS
3 12 (2.90%) iSCSI
3 12 (2.90%) LAN
3 12 (2.90%) SD-WAN
4 11 (2.66%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.69%) VPN
5 7 (1.69%) WLAN
6 5 (1.21%) NAS
6 5 (1.21%) VLAN
7 4 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.83%) Power BI
2 11 (2.66%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.42%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.21%) MySQL
8 4 (0.97%) DB2
8 4 (0.97%) Power Query
9 2 (0.48%) GIS
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (5.56%) JIRA
2 13 (3.14%) Git
3 9 (2.17%) LabVIEW
4 5 (1.21%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.21%) NetBeans
4 5 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.72%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.48%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.48%) Maven
8 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.24%) MSTest
8 1 (0.24%) NUnit
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.24%) Subversion
8 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 183 (44.20%) Finance
2 159 (38.41%) Social Skills
3 72 (17.39%) Retail
4 52 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (8.70%) Organisational Skills
6 21 (5.07%) Manufacturing
6 21 (5.07%) Public Sector
7 14 (3.38%) Influencing Skills
8 10 (2.42%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (1.93%) Marketing
10 7 (1.69%) Legal
11 6 (1.45%) Banking
12 5 (1.21%) Advertising
12 5 (1.21%) Automotive
13 4 (0.97%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.97%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.72%) Law
15 2 (0.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (26.57%) Senior
2 89 (21.50%) Project Manager
3 65 (15.70%) Architect
4 59 (14.25%) Portfolio Manager
5 53 (12.80%) Senior Manager
6 37 (8.94%) Solutions Architect
7 36 (8.70%) Analyst
8 31 (7.49%) Senior Portfolio Manager
9 23 (5.56%) Lead
10 22 (5.31%) Pensions Analyst
10 22 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (5.31%) Technical Analyst
11 20 (4.83%) IT Manager
11 20 (4.83%) Pensions Project Manager
11 20 (4.83%) Senior Technical Analyst
12 18 (4.35%) Senior Architect
13 17 (4.11%) Senior Project Manager
14 15 (3.62%) Administrator
15 14 (3.38%) IT Project Manager
16 12 (2.90%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.45%) .NET
2 5 (1.21%) HTML
2 5 (1.21%) JavaFX
3 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
3 4 (0.97%) CSS
4 3 (0.72%) AWS CDK
4 3 (0.72%) Node.js
4 3 (0.72%) React
4 3 (0.72%) REST
5 2 (0.48%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.48%) JSON
5 2 (0.48%) Spring
6 1 (0.24%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.24%) JSP
6 1 (0.24%) NestJS
6 1 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.28%) Management Information System
2 24 (5.80%) Cloud Native
3 20 (4.83%) Product Ownership
4 13 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.90%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.66%) Replication
7 7 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
7 7 (1.69%) Onboarding
8 6 (1.45%) Augmented Reality
8 6 (1.45%) Clustering
8 6 (1.45%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 6 (1.45%) Industry 4.0
8 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.45%) NHS
8 6 (1.45%) SCADA
8 6 (1.45%) Virtual Reality
9 4 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.97%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.35%) Windows
2 15 (3.62%) Linux
3 10 (2.42%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.97%) Android
4 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (50.24%) Project Management
2 158 (38.16%) PRINCE2
3 128 (30.92%) Agile
4 84 (20.29%) Mentoring
5 82 (19.81%) Coaching
6 69 (16.67%) Project Delivery
7 68 (16.43%) Roadmaps
8 64 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (14.73%) Portfolio Management
10 46 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (10.87%) Decision-Making
12 44 (10.63%) Line Management
13 43 (10.39%) Information Security
14 41 (9.90%) Change Management
15 35 (8.45%) Artificial Intelligence
15 35 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 35 (8.45%) Digital Strategy
16 34 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (7.00%) Scrum
18 28 (6.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.45%) SQL
2 17 (4.11%) Python
3 13 (3.14%) Java
4 9 (2.17%) C
4 9 (2.17%) C++
4 9 (2.17%) MATLAB
5 5 (1.21%) C#
5 5 (1.21%) Fortran
6 4 (0.97%) RPG
6 4 (0.97%) VBA
7 3 (0.72%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.48%) DataWeave
9 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 413 (99.76%) PMI Certification
2 81 (19.57%) Degree
3 66 (15.94%) PMP
4 59 (14.25%) APMP
5 33 (7.97%) CAPM
6 29 (7.00%) PgMP
7 18 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 13 (3.14%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (1.69%) CISSP
12 6 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.97%) ACCA
13 4 (0.97%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
14 3 (0.72%) CISA
15 2 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.56%) PMO
2 14 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.90%) QA
4 8 (1.93%) SLA
5 7 (1.69%) NIST
6 6 (1.45%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.45%) TickIT
7 4 (0.97%) COBIT
7 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.97%) Def Stans
7 4 (0.97%) IEC 61508
7 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.72%) GRC
8 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.72%) ITGC
8 3 (0.72%) P3O
8 3 (0.72%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.48%) GDPR
10 1 (0.24%) AQAP
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.21%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.90%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 12 (2.90%) Opsgenie
1 12 (2.90%) VxRail
1 12 (2.90%) ZABBIX
2 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 93 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.73%) VMware
3 24 (5.80%) Fortinet
4 17 (4.11%) Cisco
5 12 (2.90%) Dell
5 12 (2.90%) NetApp
5 12 (2.90%) SolarWinds
6 11 (2.66%) BT
6 11 (2.66%) Mitel
7 5 (1.21%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.21%) Juniper
7 5 (1.21%) NEC
7 5 (1.21%) Veeam
8 4 (0.97%) Avaya
8 4 (0.97%) Cognos
8 4 (0.97%) Databricks
8 4 (0.97%) Salesforce
8 4 (0.97%) SAP
9 3 (0.72%) Sage
10 2 (0.48%) HP