Period
to

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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 645 785 669
Rank change year-on-year +140 -116 +70
Permanent jobs citing PMI 722 232 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 311 143 73
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £73,375 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,100 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.12% +4.00% -4.76%

PMI is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77,589 47,189 22,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 46.38% 40.99% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33,778 28,465 18,250
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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 +77 481 £57,500 -6.12% 47
UK excluding London +56 253 £53,100 +2.12% 37
London -28 244 £65,000 -10.34% 14
Work from Home -102 204 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South East +4 113 £45,000 -30.77% 5
Midlands -10 46 £52,500 +5.00% 9
West Midlands -22 34 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East of England -48 25 £56,000 +12.00% 5
Channel Islands - 19 £75,000 -
South West -8 16 £44,750 -36.07% 8
North of England -67 13 £60,000 +9.09% 6
East Midlands - 12 £45,000 - 3
Scotland -29 11 £60,000 +10.09% 3
North West -65 9 £61,250 +11.36% 3
Wales -7 7 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Yorkshire -21 4 £60,000 +15.38% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 722 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 430 (59.56%) Agile
3 357 (49.45%) Project Management
4 279 (38.64%) Finance
5 254 (35.18%) PRINCE2
6 250 (34.63%) Social Skills
7 193 (26.73%) Problem-Solving
8 168 (23.27%) Degree
9 165 (22.85%) Analytics
10 135 (18.70%) Scrum
11 130 (18.01%) LexisNexis
12 128 (17.73%) JavaScript
12 128 (17.73%) Software Engineering
12 128 (17.73%) Waterfall
13 122 (16.90%) SQL
13 122 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 122 (16.90%) Project Delivery
14 100 (13.85%) AWS
15 97 (13.43%) Java
16 95 (13.16%) JIRA
17 93 (12.88%) Microsoft Project
18 92 (12.74%) .NET
19 90 (12.47%) Coaching
20 89 (12.33%) Microsoft
21 88 (12.19%) Computer Science
22 87 (12.05%) DevOps
23 85 (11.77%) Docker
23 85 (11.77%) Aviation
24 81 (11.22%) QA
25 80 (11.08%) HTML

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 28 (3.88%) Apache
2 21 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.08%) Confluence
4 12 (1.66%) MS Project Server
5 10 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
6 9 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.28%) CMS
8 2 (0.28%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.14%) nginx
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 93 (12.88%) Microsoft Project
2 79 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.77%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.83%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.11%) Changepoint
3 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) Primavera
5 2 (0.28%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 100 (13.85%) AWS
2 71 (9.83%) Azure
3 36 (4.99%) Microsoft 365
3 36 (4.99%) SaaS
4 26 (3.60%) GitHub
5 22 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (2.63%) GCP
7 18 (2.49%) Amazon S3
8 15 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (2.08%) Power Platform
9 11 (1.52%) Veeva
10 10 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 10 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
11 9 (1.25%) Azure DevOps
12 8 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.55%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.55%) GitHub Actions
13 4 (0.55%) Slack
14 3 (0.42%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.52%) Intranet
1 11 (1.52%) VPN
2 8 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.97%) Network Security
4 6 (0.83%) DNS
4 6 (0.83%) PPP
4 6 (0.83%) Wireless
5 5 (0.69%) Firewall
6 4 (0.55%) HTTP
6 4 (0.55%) Internet
6 4 (0.55%) LAN
6 4 (0.55%) SSL
7 3 (0.42%) SMS
7 3 (0.42%) WAN
8 2 (0.28%) DHCP
8 2 (0.28%) FTP
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 30 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (4.16%) Relational Database
3 29 (4.02%) MySQL
4 25 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (3.19%) SQL Server
6 15 (2.08%) Big Data
6 15 (2.08%) Data Lake
7 13 (1.80%) Power BI
7 13 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.39%) Amazon Athena
8 10 (1.39%) Parquet
9 9 (1.25%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.11%) Tableau
11 5 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.55%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 95 (13.16%) JIRA
2 66 (9.14%) Git (software)
3 46 (6.37%) GitLab
4 20 (2.77%) Selenium
5 19 (2.63%) Maven
6 16 (2.22%) Jasmine
6 16 (2.22%) Mocha
7 15 (2.08%) Gradle
8 13 (1.80%) Bitbucket Server
9 11 (1.52%) Cypress.io
10 10 (1.39%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.39%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.39%) JMeter
11 9 (1.25%) TestCafe
12 7 (0.97%) Artifactory
12 7 (0.97%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.83%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.83%) Gatling
13 6 (0.83%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 279 (38.64%) Finance
2 250 (34.63%) Social Skills
3 85 (11.77%) Aviation
4 69 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (9.42%) Marketing
6 49 (6.79%) Games
7 47 (6.51%) Retail
8 46 (6.37%) Banking
8 46 (6.37%) Legal
9 43 (5.96%) Law
10 40 (5.54%) Presentation Skills
11 37 (5.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 36 (4.99%) Automotive
13 34 (4.71%) Influencing Skills
14 31 (4.29%) Aerospace
14 31 (4.29%) Agriculture
15 27 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 27 (3.74%) Public Sector
16 25 (3.46%) Electronics
17 23 (3.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 233 (32.27%) Project Manager
2 96 (13.30%) Software Engineer
3 78 (10.80%) Analyst
4 67 (9.28%) Senior Manager
5 60 (8.31%) Senior Project Manager
6 53 (7.34%) IT Manager
7 45 (6.23%) Developer
8 41 (5.68%) IT Project Manager
9 40 (5.54%) Senior Software Engineer
10 28 (3.88%) IT Analyst
10 28 (3.88%) Service Analyst
11 25 (3.46%) Business Analyst
12 23 (3.19%) Data Engineer
12 23 (3.19%) Digital Project Manager
13 21 (2.91%) Agile Coach
13 21 (2.91%) Test Engineer
14 20 (2.77%) Quality Engineer
15 18 (2.49%) Financial Business Analyst
15 18 (2.49%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 18 (2.49%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (12.74%) .NET
2 80 (11.08%) HTML
3 75 (10.39%) AngularJS
4 55 (7.62%) CSS
5 51 (7.06%) React
5 51 (7.06%) Spring
6 42 (5.82%) XML
7 37 (5.12%) HTML5
7 37 (5.12%) Spring Boot
8 36 (4.99%) Redux
9 35 (4.85%) CSS3
10 29 (4.02%) Node.js
11 27 (3.74%) Jest
12 26 (3.60%) Web Services
13 23 (3.19%) .NET Core
13 23 (3.19%) REST
14 19 (2.63%) J2EE
15 18 (2.49%) RESTful
16 13 (1.80%) JSON
16 13 (1.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.82%) User Experience
2 39 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 38 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 27 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (3.60%) IoT
6 22 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.49%) Cloud Native
8 17 (2.35%) Blockchain
8 17 (2.35%) Hedge funds
8 17 (2.35%) Social Media
9 15 (2.08%) iPhone
9 15 (2.08%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.52%) Life Science
10 11 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.39%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.39%) Equities
11 10 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.11%) Low-Code
13 7 (0.97%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (9.83%) Windows
2 49 (6.79%) Linux
3 32 (4.43%) Unix
4 21 (2.91%) Windows 10
5 16 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.39%) Android
6 10 (1.39%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.69%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.55%) Debian
10 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (59.56%) Agile
2 357 (49.45%) Project Management
3 254 (35.18%) PRINCE2
4 193 (26.73%) Problem-Solving
5 165 (22.85%) Analytics
6 135 (18.70%) Scrum
7 128 (17.73%) Software Engineering
7 128 (17.73%) Waterfall
8 122 (16.90%) Project Delivery
8 122 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 90 (12.47%) Coaching
10 88 (12.19%) Computer Science
11 87 (12.05%) DevOps
12 79 (10.94%) TDD
13 76 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 75 (10.39%) CI/CD
15 73 (10.11%) Product Requirements
16 71 (9.83%) Kanban
17 68 (9.42%) SDLC
18 65 (9.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 128 (17.73%) JavaScript
2 122 (16.90%) SQL
3 97 (13.43%) Java
4 65 (9.00%) Python
5 53 (7.34%) C
5 53 (7.34%) TypeScript
6 39 (5.40%) C#
7 27 (3.74%) ES6
8 18 (2.49%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.94%) C++
10 13 (1.80%) Go
11 9 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.97%) Perl
13 6 (0.83%) Apple Swift
13 6 (0.83%) Objective-C
13 6 (0.83%) PHP
14 4 (0.55%) Groovy
15 2 (0.28%) Ruby
15 2 (0.28%) VBA
16 1 (0.14%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 722 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 168 (23.27%) Degree
3 65 (9.00%) PMP
4 38 (5.26%) APMP
5 37 (5.12%) Security Cleared
6 33 (4.57%) SC Cleared
7 23 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 22 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (2.35%) IIBA
10 17 (2.35%) Postgraduate
11 14 (1.94%) Master's Degree
12 13 (1.80%) ISEB
13 11 (1.52%) CRISC
14 9 (1.25%) APMG
14 9 (1.25%) ISTQB
14 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.97%) MySQL Certification
16 5 (0.69%) MAPM
16 5 (0.69%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (11.22%) QA
2 55 (7.62%) PMO
3 16 (2.22%) GRC
4 15 (2.08%) SLA
5 13 (1.80%) GDPR
6 12 (1.66%) COBIT
7 11 (1.52%) P3O
8 8 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (1.11%) SOC 2
9 7 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.28%) NCSC
12 1 (0.14%) Accessibility
12 1 (0.14%) NIST
12 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.14%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 85 (11.77%) Docker
2 19 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 71 (9.83%) Kubernetes
2 31 (4.29%) Terraform
3 20 (2.77%) Ansible
4 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.97%) Proxmox
4 7 (0.97%) SCCM
5 6 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.55%) Grafana
6 4 (0.55%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 130 (18.01%) LexisNexis
2 89 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.71%) SAP
4 19 (2.63%) Oracle
5 16 (2.22%) Adobe
6 12 (1.66%) Planview
7 11 (1.52%) Cisco
8 10 (1.39%) Remedy
9 7 (0.97%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.97%) Percona
10 6 (0.83%) Concur
10 6 (0.83%) Palo Alto
10 6 (0.83%) Qualys
10 6 (0.83%) Red Box
11 5 (0.69%) Apple
11 5 (0.69%) Google
12 4 (0.55%) Checkmarx
12 4 (0.55%) IBM
13 3 (0.42%) Intel
13 3 (0.42%) Progress