Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 616 694 580
Rank change year-on-year +78 -114 -2
Permanent jobs citing PMI 636 569 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.71% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 454 413 678
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £34,150 £38,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +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 72,244 80,224 79,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.29% 44.31% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 56,081 60,609 65,753
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,419 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +78 586 £58,000 -3.33% 47
UK excluding London +147 394 £52,500 -4.55% 26
London +5 232 £65,000 -5.45% 23
South East +99 157 £57,500 -4.17% 9
North of England -5 79 £50,000 - 8
Midlands +71 69 £50,000 -37.50% 3
North West -5 68 £50,000 - 7
West Midlands +65 44 £45,000 -43.75% 3
Scotland +22 43 £52,500 +16.67% 2
South West +23 32 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands +14 23 £72,500 +7.41%
East of England +29 12 £53,000 -21.48% 1
Yorkshire +19 10 £45,000 +2.86% 1
Wales +16 5 £36,000 -31.43%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 631 (99.21%) PMI Certification
2 380 (59.75%) Project Management
2 380 (59.75%) PRINCE2
3 292 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (31.13%) Finance
5 147 (23.11%) Degree
6 119 (18.71%) Waterfall
7 108 (16.98%) Microsoft
8 104 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
9 99 (15.57%) PMP
9 99 (15.57%) PRINCE
10 94 (14.78%) Scrum
11 92 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
12 81 (12.74%) Programme Management
13 79 (12.42%) PMO
14 71 (11.16%) ITIL
15 69 (10.85%) Line Management
16 67 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 63 (9.91%) Microsoft Project
18 62 (9.75%) Risk Management
18 62 (9.75%) Coaching
19 59 (9.28%) Business Analysis
20 58 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
21 55 (8.65%) Change Management
22 52 (8.18%) SDLC
23 51 (8.02%) Computer Science
24 50 (7.86%) Decision-Making
25 49 (7.70%) SQL
26 47 (7.39%) Banking
26 47 (7.39%) Mentoring

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 20 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.52%) JBoss
2 16 (2.52%) SAS
2 16 (2.52%) WebLogic
3 12 (1.89%) Confluence
4 7 (1.10%) IBM Notes
4 7 (1.10%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.79%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.47%) WordPress
7 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.16%) IIS
Applications
1 63 (9.91%) Microsoft Project
2 36 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 33 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (2.04%) SPSS
7 10 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.31%) Actimize
4 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (6.92%) Office 365
4 18 (2.83%) PaaS
5 11 (1.73%) SaaS
6 7 (1.10%) IaaS
7 6 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.79%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.63%) G Suite
10 2 (0.31%) Force.com
11 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.16%) Slack
11 1 (0.16%) Trello
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.83%) VoIP
2 12 (1.89%) Unified Communications
3 10 (1.57%) WAN
4 9 (1.42%) Wireless
5 8 (1.26%) LAN
6 7 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.79%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.79%) CTI
7 5 (0.79%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.79%) Firewall
7 5 (0.79%) Skype
8 4 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.63%) MPLS
8 4 (0.63%) Network Security
8 4 (0.63%) SAN
8 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.63%) VLAN
9 3 (0.47%) BGP
9 3 (0.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.67%) Big Data
3 11 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.73%) Oracle Exadata
4 9 (1.42%) QlikView
5 7 (1.10%) Spotfire
6 5 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.79%) Power BI
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.31%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.16%) MySQL
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (3.46%) JIRA
3 16 (2.52%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.94%) VersionOne
6 5 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.63%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (0.63%) Subversion
8 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.31%) GitLab
9 2 (0.31%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.16%) Protractor
10 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 198 (31.13%) Finance
2 47 (7.39%) Banking
3 44 (6.92%) Marketing
4 27 (4.25%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.93%) Retail
6 23 (3.62%) Billing
7 22 (3.46%) Back Office
8 19 (2.99%) Legal
8 19 (2.99%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.52%) Games
10 15 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (2.04%) Law
12 12 (1.89%) Electronics
12 12 (1.89%) Investment Banking
13 10 (1.57%) Publishing
14 9 (1.42%) Front Office
15 5 (0.79%) German Language
16 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.63%) French Language
17 3 (0.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 218 (34.28%) Project Manager
2 60 (9.43%) IT Manager
3 41 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 40 (6.29%) IT Project Manager
5 39 (6.13%) Consultant
6 38 (5.97%) Programme Manager
6 38 (5.97%) Software Project Manager
7 37 (5.82%) Analyst
8 33 (5.19%) Developer
9 28 (4.40%) Senior Manager
10 27 (4.25%) Coordinator
10 27 (4.25%) Delivery Manager
10 27 (4.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 26 (4.09%) Senior Project Manager
12 23 (3.62%) Business Analyst
13 21 (3.30%) Agile Project Manager
13 21 (3.30%) Analytics Manager
13 21 (3.30%) Data Analytics Manager
14 20 (3.14%) Architect
15 19 (2.99%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.23%) .NET
2 36 (5.66%) Web Services
3 27 (4.25%) SOAP
4 18 (2.83%) Middleware
5 15 (2.36%) RESTful
6 14 (2.20%) .NET Framework
6 14 (2.20%) WCF
7 8 (1.26%) Velocity
8 7 (1.10%) LDAP
9 4 (0.63%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.63%) CGI
10 3 (0.47%) CSS
10 3 (0.47%) HTML
10 3 (0.47%) Vue.js
10 3 (0.47%) WF
11 2 (0.31%) .NET Core
11 2 (0.31%) Node.js
11 2 (0.31%) React
11 2 (0.31%) REST
11 2 (0.31%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 31 (4.87%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.87%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.46%) User Experience
5 19 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.36%) BYOD
6 15 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.73%) NHS
7 11 (1.73%) Oracle Exalytics
7 11 (1.73%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.57%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.42%) Fintech
10 7 (1.10%) Life Science
11 6 (0.94%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.63%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (0.47%) Equities
14 3 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.45%) Windows
2 12 (1.89%) Unix
3 10 (1.57%) Linux
4 7 (1.10%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.79%) Solaris
5 5 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.31%) Android
6 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (59.75%) PRINCE2
1 380 (59.75%) Project Management
2 292 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (18.71%) Waterfall
4 104 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
5 99 (15.57%) PRINCE
6 94 (14.78%) Scrum
7 81 (12.74%) Programme Management
8 71 (11.16%) ITIL
9 69 (10.85%) Line Management
10 67 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 62 (9.75%) Coaching
11 62 (9.75%) Risk Management
12 59 (9.28%) Business Analysis
13 55 (8.65%) Change Management
14 52 (8.18%) SDLC
15 50 (7.86%) Decision-Making
16 47 (7.39%) Mentoring
17 45 (7.08%) Analytics
17 45 (7.08%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.70%) SQL
2 34 (5.35%) C#
3 17 (2.67%) Java
4 14 (2.20%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.04%) Python
6 8 (1.26%) C
6 8 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.10%) C++
8 6 (0.94%) PHP
8 6 (0.94%) R
9 5 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.47%) Go
12 2 (0.31%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.31%) Ruby
12 2 (0.31%) SOQL
12 2 (0.31%) SOSL
13 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 631 (99.21%) PMI Certification
2 147 (23.11%) Degree
3 99 (15.57%) PMP
4 37 (5.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 36 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 31 (4.87%) CBAP
7 27 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (3.46%) IIBA
9 21 (3.30%) PhD
10 16 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (2.52%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.36%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.89%) APMG
12 12 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (1.73%) Master's Degree
14 9 (1.42%) APMP
15 8 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (1.26%) ISEB
16 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (0.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (12.42%) PMO
2 31 (4.87%) QA
3 11 (1.73%) GDPR
3 11 (1.73%) SLA
4 10 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.26%) COBIT
5 8 (1.26%) PMBOK
6 7 (1.10%) GAMP
7 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.47%) P3O
8 3 (0.47%) SEPA
9 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.31%) FINREP
9 2 (0.31%) MiFID
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.63%) Docker
4 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.47%) XenApp
5 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (3.30%) SCCM
2 7 (1.10%) AirWatch
2 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.94%) Ansible
3 6 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.94%) Puppet
4 3 (0.47%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.31%) Nagios
5 2 (0.31%) OpenView
5 2 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 108 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.72%) Oracle
3 25 (3.93%) SAP
4 18 (2.83%) Cisco
5 16 (2.52%) Google
5 16 (2.52%) Tableau
6 11 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.73%) TOWER Software
7 10 (1.57%) CheckPoint
8 9 (1.42%) Citrix
8 9 (1.42%) Cognizant
8 9 (1.42%) Demandware
9 7 (1.10%) Lotus
9 7 (1.10%) MobileIron
9 7 (1.10%) Remedy
9 7 (1.10%) VMware
10 6 (0.94%) Adobe
10 6 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (0.79%) Avaya
11 5 (0.79%) Riverbed