Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 642 652 636
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 -69
Permanent jobs citing PMI 615 601 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.83% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 439 468 620
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
10th Percentile £38,700 £36,250 £37,225
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +5.00%

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 75,554 72,271 90,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.71% 42.47% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59,574 58,763 72,715
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +13 591 £57,500 - 61
UK excluding London +4 309 £52,500 +10.53% 45
London -7 296 £62,500 -10.71% 21
North of England -7 135 £45,835 +1.86% 10
North West +39 106 £47,500 - 6
South East -35 81 £57,500 +9.52% 15
Midlands +2 33 £50,000 +3.09% 5
Yorkshire -37 29 £45,000 - 3
South West -1 26 £45,000 -18.18% 5
East Midlands +8 23 £50,000 +14.29% 2
East of England -8 16 £48,000 -18.30% 5
Scotland -25 16 £50,000 -6.72% 5
West Midlands -3 10 £80,000 +64.95% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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.

1 615 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 399 (64.88%) PRINCE2
3 355 (57.72%) Project Management
4 248 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (35.77%) Finance
6 165 (26.83%) Degree
7 143 (23.25%) PMP
8 126 (20.49%) Microsoft
9 123 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 123 (20.00%) SDLC
10 112 (18.21%) ITIL
11 99 (16.10%) Waterfall
12 92 (14.96%) Programme Management
13 91 (14.80%) QA
14 90 (14.63%) Scrum
15 86 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
16 84 (13.66%) Microsoft Project
17 83 (13.50%) PRINCE
18 73 (11.87%) Problem-Solving
19 69 (11.22%) Banking
20 64 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
21 60 (9.76%) Business Analysis
21 60 (9.76%) PMO
22 58 (9.43%) ITIL V3
23 57 (9.27%) Windows
24 55 (8.94%) Citrix
25 53 (8.62%) Risk Management
26 51 (8.29%) Business Development
26 51 (8.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
26 51 (8.29%) Office 365

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 26 (4.23%) IBM Notes
2 19 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.11%) Confluence
4 3 (0.49%) CMS
4 3 (0.49%) Documentum
4 3 (0.49%) JBoss
4 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.33%) Mule
5 2 (0.33%) Mule ESB
5 2 (0.33%) SAS
5 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.33%) Sonic ESB
5 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.16%) CICS
6 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 84 (13.66%) Microsoft Project
2 41 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (6.18%) MS Visio
4 30 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.33%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.81%) Infor CRM
2 5 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.81%) Primavera
2 5 (0.81%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.65%) Sage CRM
3 4 (0.65%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.49%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.33%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.29%) Office 365
2 47 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (7.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (3.74%) OneDrive
5 13 (2.11%) SaaS
6 9 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.49%) IaaS
9 2 (0.33%) Trello
10 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.16%) PaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.65%) Broadband
1 4 (0.65%) DNS
1 4 (0.65%) Firewall
1 4 (0.65%) Internet
1 4 (0.65%) Wireless
2 3 (0.49%) SAN
3 2 (0.33%) DHCP
3 2 (0.33%) FTP
3 2 (0.33%) NAS
3 2 (0.33%) SMS
3 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.16%) 2G
4 1 (0.16%) 3G
4 1 (0.16%) 4G
4 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.95%) OLAP
4 11 (1.79%) QlikView
4 11 (1.79%) SAP BW
5 10 (1.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 9 (1.46%) DB2
7 8 (1.30%) Big Data
7 8 (1.30%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (1.30%) Power BI
7 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.49%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.33%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.16%) IMS/DB
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (4.39%) JIRA
2 19 (3.09%) Redmine
3 8 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.98%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.81%) Selenium
5 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.65%) VersionOne
7 3 (0.49%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.33%) webpack
9 1 (0.16%) FxCop
9 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.16%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 220 (35.77%) Finance
2 69 (11.22%) Banking
3 39 (6.34%) Retail
4 32 (5.20%) Manufacturing
5 30 (4.88%) Law
6 22 (3.58%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.76%) Marketing
8 16 (2.60%) Games
9 15 (2.44%) Publishing
10 14 (2.28%) Telecoms
11 13 (2.11%) Back Office
12 12 (1.95%) Legal
13 9 (1.46%) Military
14 8 (1.30%) Advertising
14 8 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.49%) Billing
16 3 (0.49%) Electronics
16 3 (0.49%) German Language
17 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 270 (43.90%) Project Manager
2 73 (11.87%) Analyst
3 66 (10.73%) Architect
4 65 (10.57%) IT Manager
5 62 (10.08%) IT Project Manager
6 59 (9.59%) Business Analyst
7 41 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
8 36 (5.85%) Software Project Manager
9 34 (5.53%) Senior Analyst
10 33 (5.37%) Coordinator
10 33 (5.37%) Project Coordinator
11 32 (5.20%) Senior Business Analyst
12 25 (4.07%) Agile Project Manager
13 24 (3.90%) Technical Manager
14 23 (3.74%) Software Delivery Project Manager
15 22 (3.58%) Business Systems Analyst
16 21 (3.41%) Project Support Coordinator
16 21 (3.41%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
16 21 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
17 20 (3.25%) Logistics Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.15%) .NET
2 26 (4.23%) LDAP
3 11 (1.79%) HTML
4 7 (1.14%) AngularJS
4 7 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.14%) HTML5
5 6 (0.98%) Node.js
5 6 (0.98%) React
5 6 (0.98%) Web Services
6 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (0.81%) CSS
6 5 (0.81%) WCF
7 4 (0.65%) Apache Flex
7 4 (0.65%) Java EE
7 4 (0.65%) jQuery
8 2 (0.33%) Ajax
8 2 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.33%) SOAP
8 2 (0.33%) Velocity
8 2 (0.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 35 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.28%) Virtual Team
7 12 (1.95%) Credit Risk
7 12 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.46%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.30%) Fintech
9 8 (1.30%) Reinsurance
10 7 (1.14%) User Experience
11 6 (0.98%) Life Science
12 5 (0.81%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.65%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.33%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.33%) DataPower
14 2 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.27%) Windows
2 39 (6.34%) Windows 7
3 18 (2.93%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.65%) Linux
7 3 (0.49%) Unix
8 2 (0.33%) Android
8 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (64.88%) PRINCE2
2 355 (57.72%) Project Management
3 248 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (20.00%) SDLC
4 123 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 112 (18.21%) ITIL
6 99 (16.10%) Waterfall
7 92 (14.96%) Programme Management
8 90 (14.63%) Scrum
9 83 (13.50%) PRINCE
10 73 (11.87%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
12 60 (9.76%) Business Analysis
13 58 (9.43%) ITIL V3
14 53 (8.62%) Risk Management
15 51 (8.29%) Business Development
16 49 (7.97%) Change Management
17 47 (7.64%) Project Planning
18 46 (7.48%) Logistics
19 45 (7.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.90%) Java
2 22 (3.58%) C#
3 21 (3.41%) SQL
4 9 (1.46%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.30%) C
5 8 (1.30%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.14%) VBScript
7 6 (0.98%) PHP
8 5 (0.81%) Python
9 4 (0.65%) C++
9 4 (0.65%) Ruby
10 3 (0.49%) Java 8
10 3 (0.49%) Java 9
10 3 (0.49%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.16%) COBOL
11 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 615 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 165 (26.83%) Degree
3 143 (23.25%) PMP
4 51 (8.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 41 (6.67%) CAPM
6 40 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (2.93%) APMP
8 17 (2.76%) CBAP
8 17 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (2.76%) MCSE
9 16 (2.60%) CCNP
9 16 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (2.28%) ISTQB
11 13 (2.11%) Master's Degree
11 13 (2.11%) Security Cleared
12 12 (1.95%) IIBA
13 10 (1.63%) CSQA
14 9 (1.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (14.80%) QA
2 60 (9.76%) PMO
3 22 (3.58%) GDPR
4 14 (2.28%) PMBOK
5 12 (1.95%) P3O
6 11 (1.79%) SLA
7 6 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.81%) MiFID
9 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.49%) FINREP
11 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.33%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.16%) GAMP
12 1 (0.16%) GxP
12 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 42 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.37%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (1.14%) Docker
4 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.33%) vSphere
4 2 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (4.23%) AirWatch
1 26 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (1.14%) SCCM
3 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.65%) Packer
3 4 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 126 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 55 (8.94%) Citrix
3 47 (7.64%) SAP
4 45 (7.32%) Google
5 28 (4.55%) Oracle
6 26 (4.23%) Lotus
6 26 (4.23%) MobileIron
7 22 (3.58%) VMware
8 19 (3.09%) Sitecore
9 18 (2.93%) Cisco
10 16 (2.60%) F5
11 14 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (2.11%) Xerox
13 8 (1.30%) Cognos
13 8 (1.30%) Netezza
13 8 (1.30%) Teradata
14 7 (1.14%) IBM
15 6 (0.98%) Siebel
16 5 (0.81%) Infor
16 5 (0.81%) Pega