Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 686 599 564
Rank change year-on-year -87 -35 +56
Permanent jobs citing PMI 546 831 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 1.01% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 443 682 752
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,883 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +5.00% +5.26%

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 75473 82073 89905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.87% 41.65% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57350 67133 71645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 -81 522 £59,000 +3.51% 37
UK excluding London -61 286 £51,883 -1.18% 27
London -81 253 £65,000 - 10
North of England -12 87 £50,000 +16.39% 9
South East -30 86 £57,500 +9.52% 12
North West -25 51 £50,000 +16.39% 4
South West +18 39 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Yorkshire +18 35 £45,750 -3.68% 5
East of England -11 30 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Midlands 0 23 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Scotland +10 20 £60,000 +17.07%
East Midlands +18 12 £45,000 -35.71%
West Midlands +6 10 £60,000 +172.73% 1
Wales +4 1 £52,500 -16.00%
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, 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.

1 545 (99.82%) PMI Certification
2 355 (65.02%) PRINCE2
3 301 (55.13%) Project Management
4 255 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
5 226 (41.39%) Finance
6 178 (32.60%) Degree
7 153 (28.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 111 (20.33%) Scrum
8 111 (20.33%) Microsoft
9 99 (18.13%) PMP
10 87 (15.93%) ITIL
11 79 (14.47%) PRINCE
12 74 (13.55%) SQL
13 72 (13.19%) Microsoft Project
14 67 (12.27%) Waterfall
15 65 (11.90%) Risk Management
16 60 (10.99%) Retail
17 58 (10.62%) JIRA
18 55 (10.07%) Banking
19 52 (9.52%) .NET
19 52 (9.52%) SDLC
20 49 (8.97%) QA
21 47 (8.61%) Programme Management
22 45 (8.24%) Business Analysis
23 44 (8.06%) SharePoint
24 42 (7.69%) Java
24 42 (7.69%) Change Management
25 41 (7.51%) C#
26 40 (7.33%) SQL Server
27 37 (6.78%) LAN

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 44 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.66%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.75%) Confluence
4 11 (2.01%) IIS
5 9 (1.65%) JBoss
5 9 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.10%) CICS
8 4 (0.73%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.55%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.55%) SAS
10 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.18%) Documentum
11 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (13.19%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (6.23%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (5.49%) MS Visio
4 27 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.73%) Actimize
3 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle AML
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.37%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.18%) assyst
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.85%) SaaS
3 12 (2.20%) GitHub
4 11 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.01%) Office 365
5 9 (1.65%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.55%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Force.com
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.78%) LAN
2 35 (6.41%) VLAN
3 28 (5.13%) WAN
4 24 (4.40%) VoIP
4 24 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (2.56%) Firewall
5 14 (2.56%) Internet
6 10 (1.83%) SAN
7 9 (1.65%) HTTP
8 5 (0.92%) Wireless
9 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.55%) VPN
11 2 (0.37%) DHCP
11 2 (0.37%) DNS
11 2 (0.37%) GoToMeeting
11 2 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.37%) Skype
11 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.85%) Big Data
4 13 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.20%) Data Mart
5 12 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (1.65%) DB2
7 8 (1.47%) QlikView
7 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.10%) MySQL
9 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.55%) Power BI
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.18%) OLAP
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 58 (10.62%) JIRA
2 13 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (1.65%) ClearCase
3 9 (1.65%) Subversion
4 8 (1.47%) Maven
4 8 (1.47%) Selenium
4 8 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.55%) FxCop
5 3 (0.55%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.55%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.37%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.37%) JUnit
6 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
General
1 226 (41.39%) Finance
2 60 (10.99%) Retail
3 55 (10.07%) Banking
4 36 (6.59%) Marketing
5 21 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.93%) Front Office
8 15 (2.75%) Corporate Banking
8 15 (2.75%) Publishing
9 14 (2.56%) Electronics
9 14 (2.56%) Games
10 12 (2.20%) Manufacturing
11 11 (2.01%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.65%) Billing
12 9 (1.65%) Legal
13 8 (1.47%) Advertising
13 8 (1.47%) Back Office
14 4 (0.73%) Automotive
14 4 (0.73%) French Language
14 4 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 235 (43.04%) Project Manager
2 62 (11.36%) Analyst
3 56 (10.26%) Senior Manager
4 53 (9.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 45 (8.24%) Developer
6 44 (8.06%) IT Manager
7 35 (6.41%) Business Analyst
8 34 (6.23%) IT Project Manager
9 27 (4.95%) Programme Manager
9 27 (4.95%) Technical Manager
10 23 (4.21%) Delivery Project Manager
11 21 (3.85%) Consultant
11 21 (3.85%) Junior
12 20 (3.66%) Agile Project Manager
12 20 (3.66%) Software Project Manager
13 19 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 19 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
13 19 (3.48%) C# Developer
14 17 (3.11%) Network Manager
14 17 (3.11%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.52%) .NET
2 36 (6.59%) XML
3 31 (5.68%) HTML
4 26 (4.76%) CSS
5 25 (4.58%) HTML5
6 20 (3.66%) Web Services
7 17 (3.11%) ASP.NET
7 17 (3.11%) Hibernate
8 15 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (2.75%) jQuery
9 12 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (1.83%) EJB
10 10 (1.83%) Java EE
10 10 (1.83%) JSP
10 10 (1.83%) Servlets
11 9 (1.65%) J2EE
11 9 (1.65%) JDBC
11 9 (1.65%) JMS
11 9 (1.65%) Struts
11 9 (1.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 30 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 25 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.75%) Derivative
4 15 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.56%) Exotic Derivative
5 14 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.65%) iSeries
7 9 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.28%) Social Media
9 6 (1.10%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.92%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.73%) User Experience
12 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.55%) Equities
12 3 (0.55%) IVR
12 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.23%) Windows
2 13 (2.38%) Linux
3 10 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.92%) Windows Vista
6 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.37%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (65.02%) PRINCE2
2 301 (55.13%) Project Management
3 255 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (28.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (20.33%) Scrum
6 87 (15.93%) ITIL
7 79 (14.47%) PRINCE
8 67 (12.27%) Waterfall
9 65 (11.90%) Risk Management
10 52 (9.52%) SDLC
11 47 (8.61%) Programme Management
12 45 (8.24%) Business Analysis
13 42 (7.69%) Change Management
14 37 (6.78%) Presales
15 35 (6.41%) Project Planning
16 34 (6.23%) Analytics
16 34 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (6.04%) Mentoring
17 33 (6.04%) Service Management
17 33 (6.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 74 (13.55%) SQL
2 42 (7.69%) Java
3 41 (7.51%) C#
4 27 (4.95%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.76%) Python
6 13 (2.38%) C++
7 12 (2.20%) COBOL
8 9 (1.65%) Apex Code
8 9 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.65%) Jython
8 9 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.28%) C
9 7 (1.28%) PHP
9 7 (1.28%) Scala
10 6 (1.10%) Assembly Language
11 3 (0.55%) R
12 2 (0.37%) ES6
12 2 (0.37%) Groovy
12 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 545 (99.82%) PMI Certification
2 178 (32.60%) Degree
3 99 (18.13%) PMP
4 29 (5.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 28 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (4.03%) Security Cleared
7 19 (3.48%) APMP
8 18 (3.30%) Master's Degree
9 15 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (2.75%) SC Cleared
10 14 (2.56%) CBAP
11 11 (2.01%) PgMP
12 9 (1.65%) CISM
12 9 (1.65%) ISEB
13 8 (1.47%) CISA
13 8 (1.47%) CISSP
14 7 (1.28%) APMG
14 7 (1.28%) MBA
15 5 (0.92%) IIBA
16 4 (0.73%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.97%) QA
2 24 (4.40%) PMO
3 15 (2.75%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.20%) MiFID
5 11 (2.01%) ISO 9001
6 9 (1.65%) PMBOK
7 8 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.47%) SLA
8 4 (0.73%) P3O
9 3 (0.55%) COBIT
10 2 (0.37%) COSO
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.18%) GDPR
11 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (2.56%) Docker
2 11 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (3.85%) Puppet
3 9 (1.65%) Ansible
4 2 (0.37%) MOM
4 2 (0.37%) Packer
4 2 (0.37%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.13%) Oracle
3 18 (3.30%) Cisco
4 16 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (2.75%) Tableau
6 14 (2.56%) SAP
7 13 (2.38%) VMware
8 10 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.65%) Chordiant
9 9 (1.65%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.10%) Teradata
11 4 (0.73%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.73%) Citrix
11 4 (0.73%) Murex
12 3 (0.55%) Verint
13 2 (0.37%) Avaya
13 2 (0.37%) Pega
13 2 (0.37%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.37%) Sun
13 2 (0.37%) T-Plan