Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 652 587 594
Rank change year-on-year -65 +7 -19
Permanent jobs citing PMI 588 736 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.02% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 424 582 678
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -4.35%
10th Percentile £37,800 £37,500 £34,100
90th Percentile £89,250 £85,000 £81,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -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 73,239 72,127 88,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 40.78% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56,716 59,180 71,039
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,505 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +0.01% +1.19% +5.00%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 -82 552 £60,000 +5.26% 61
UK excluding London -52 303 £55,000 +10.00% 31
London -39 279 £67,500 -3.57% 32
North of England -21 114 £46,000 +2.22% 9
North West +31 93 £52,500 +10.53% 4
South East -44 91 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Midlands -18 34 £66,000 +36.08% 2
Scotland -12 29 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Yorkshire -24 21 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands +1 18 £66,250 +36.60%
South West -5 17 £45,000 -35.71% 6
East of England +20 16 £52,500 -8.70% 2
East Midlands +11 16 £66,000 +10.00% 2
Wales - 1 £52,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing PMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PMI.

1 588 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 390 (66.33%) PRINCE2
3 342 (58.16%) Project Management
4 258 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
5 226 (38.44%) Finance
6 147 (25.00%) Degree
7 140 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 130 (22.11%) Microsoft
9 127 (21.60%) PMP
10 113 (19.22%) ITIL
11 106 (18.03%) PRINCE
12 104 (17.69%) SDLC
13 99 (16.84%) Scrum
14 91 (15.48%) Programme Management
15 90 (15.31%) QA
16 85 (14.46%) Banking
17 83 (14.12%) Waterfall
18 75 (12.76%) Microsoft Project
19 72 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
20 61 (10.37%) PMO
21 59 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
22 53 (9.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 52 (8.84%) Change Management
23 52 (8.84%) .NET
24 50 (8.50%) Service Management
24 50 (8.50%) Risk Management
25 48 (8.16%) Retail
26 47 (7.99%) Mentoring
27 44 (7.48%) Coaching
27 44 (7.48%) Project Planning

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 27 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 8 (1.36%) Confluence
3 8 (1.36%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.68%) Documentum
4 4 (0.68%) JBoss
4 4 (0.68%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.34%) CICS
6 2 (0.34%) CMS
6 2 (0.34%) Mule
6 2 (0.34%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.34%) SAS
6 2 (0.34%) Sonic ESB
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 75 (12.76%) Microsoft Project
2 32 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (4.25%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.34%) SPSS
8 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.19%) Primavera
3 6 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.85%) SAP R/3
5 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.68%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.68%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.51%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.34%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.17%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (6.12%) Office 365
4 20 (3.40%) SaaS
5 9 (1.53%) OneDrive
6 8 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.68%) IaaS
7 4 (0.68%) PaaS
8 3 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.17%) Force.com
10 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.70%) Internet
2 5 (0.85%) DNS
2 5 (0.85%) Firewall
2 5 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (0.85%) Wireless
3 4 (0.68%) VoIP
3 4 (0.68%) VPN
4 3 (0.51%) DHCP
4 3 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (0.51%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.51%) LAN
4 3 (0.51%) VLAN
4 3 (0.51%) WAN
5 2 (0.34%) 2G
5 2 (0.34%) 3G
5 2 (0.34%) FTP
5 2 (0.34%) Intranet
5 2 (0.34%) SAN
5 2 (0.34%) SMS
5 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 17 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (2.21%) Big Data
5 11 (1.87%) OLAP
6 10 (1.70%) SAP BW
7 9 (1.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 9 (1.53%) DB2
7 9 (1.53%) QlikView
8 7 (1.19%) Data Mart
8 7 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
8 7 (1.19%) Power BI
8 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.85%) DTS
10 3 (0.51%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.34%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (4.76%) JIRA
2 14 (2.38%) Redmine
3 13 (2.21%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.87%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.85%) VersionOne
6 4 (0.68%) webpack
7 3 (0.51%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.34%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.34%) Subversion
9 1 (0.17%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.17%) JUnit
9 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 226 (38.44%) Finance
2 85 (14.46%) Banking
3 48 (8.16%) Retail
4 42 (7.14%) Law
5 26 (4.42%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.23%) Legal
7 19 (3.23%) Marketing
8 16 (2.72%) Automotive
9 13 (2.21%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.36%) Corporate Banking
11 7 (1.19%) Games
11 7 (1.19%) Publishing
12 6 (1.02%) Front Office
13 4 (0.68%) Billing
13 4 (0.68%) German Language
13 4 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.51%) Advertising
14 3 (0.51%) Military
15 2 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 243 (41.33%) Project Manager
2 57 (9.69%) IT Manager
3 49 (8.33%) Analyst
4 48 (8.16%) IT Project Manager
5 47 (7.99%) Architect
6 44 (7.48%) Business Analyst
7 34 (5.78%) Delivery Project Manager
8 32 (5.44%) Coordinator
9 31 (5.27%) Senior Manager
9 31 (5.27%) Software Project Manager
10 30 (5.10%) Programme Manager
10 30 (5.10%) Senior Project Manager
11 28 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
12 26 (4.42%) Agile Project Manager
12 26 (4.42%) Finance Manager
13 25 (4.25%) Finance Project Manager
14 21 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 21 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
14 21 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.84%) .NET
2 27 (4.59%) HTML
3 21 (3.57%) CSS
4 13 (2.21%) AngularJS
5 12 (2.04%) LDAP
6 11 (1.87%) HTML5
7 10 (1.70%) JSON
7 10 (1.70%) Node.js
7 10 (1.70%) XML
8 8 (1.36%) Apache Flex
8 8 (1.36%) jQuery
8 8 (1.36%) WCF
8 8 (1.36%) Web Services
8 8 (1.36%) WPF
9 7 (1.19%) React
9 7 (1.19%) Velocity
10 5 (0.85%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (0.85%) J2EE
10 5 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.72%) Life Science
5 14 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 11 (1.87%) Fintech
7 7 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.19%) Reinsurance
8 6 (1.02%) Derivative
8 6 (1.02%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.85%) Exotic Derivative
10 4 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.68%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.34%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.34%) DataPower
11 2 (0.34%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.97%) Windows
2 22 (3.74%) Windows 7
3 12 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.70%) Linux
4 10 (1.70%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.51%) Android
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (66.33%) PRINCE2
2 342 (58.16%) Project Management
3 258 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 113 (19.22%) ITIL
6 106 (18.03%) PRINCE
7 104 (17.69%) SDLC
8 99 (16.84%) Scrum
9 91 (15.48%) Programme Management
10 83 (14.12%) Waterfall
11 59 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (8.84%) Change Management
13 50 (8.50%) Risk Management
13 50 (8.50%) Service Management
14 47 (7.99%) Mentoring
15 44 (7.48%) Coaching
15 44 (7.48%) Project Planning
16 42 (7.14%) Analytics
16 42 (7.14%) ITIL V3
17 39 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.61%) SQL
2 31 (5.27%) JavaScript
3 28 (4.76%) Java
4 21 (3.57%) C#
5 13 (2.21%) Python
6 12 (2.04%) Ruby
7 10 (1.70%) PHP
8 5 (0.85%) TypeScript
8 5 (0.85%) VB
9 4 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.51%) C++
10 3 (0.51%) ES6
10 3 (0.51%) Go
11 2 (0.34%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.34%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.34%) C
11 2 (0.34%) COBOL
11 2 (0.34%) Groovy
11 2 (0.34%) SOQL
11 2 (0.34%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 588 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 147 (25.00%) Degree
3 127 (21.60%) PMP
4 53 (9.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 24 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.74%) CAPM
6 22 (3.74%) Master's Degree
7 21 (3.57%) APMP
8 14 (2.38%) MCSE
9 13 (2.21%) CCNP
9 13 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (2.04%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.53%) APMG
12 9 (1.53%) PgMP
13 7 (1.19%) CBAP
14 6 (1.02%) CISM
14 6 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (15.31%) QA
2 61 (10.37%) PMO
3 22 (3.74%) PMBOK
4 19 (3.23%) GDPR
5 15 (2.55%) P3O
6 12 (2.04%) SLA
7 7 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (1.02%) MiFID
9 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.85%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.51%) COSO
10 3 (0.51%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.34%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.17%) COBIT
12 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.17%) PSD2
12 1 (0.17%) SEPA
12 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.21%) Docker
3 12 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.51%) XenApp
7 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.34%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.04%) AirWatch
2 12 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (1.70%) Packer
4 3 (0.51%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 130 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.95%) SAP
3 33 (5.61%) VMware
4 31 (5.27%) Citrix
4 31 (5.27%) Oracle
5 29 (4.93%) Google
6 20 (3.40%) Sitecore
7 16 (2.72%) Cisco
8 14 (2.38%) F5
9 12 (2.04%) Lotus
9 12 (2.04%) MobileIron
10 10 (1.70%) Tableau
11 9 (1.53%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.19%) Cognos
13 7 (1.19%) Netezza
13 7 (1.19%) Teradata
14 5 (0.85%) IBM
14 5 (0.85%) Xerox
15 4 (0.68%) Epicor