Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 725 664 707
Rank change year-on-year -61 +43 -92
Permanent jobs citing PMI 373 581 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.88% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 267 440 444
UK median annual salary £57,500 £58,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.29% -2.92% +4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £94,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% +0.95% -

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 55,005 66,089 71,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.85% 39.40% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41,273 50,598 52,997
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for PMI in the UK

PMI
Top 16 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 18 September 2019. 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 -47 344 £57,500 -4.17% 33
UK excluding London -64 194 £50,000 -5.66% 28
London +33 173 £60,000 -7.69% 9
South East -40 64 £57,500 - 5
North of England +8 54 £36,185 -27.63% 5
North West +5 44 £35,000 -30.52% 2
Midlands +21 25 £48,250 -10.23% 9
South West +26 23 £39,500 -12.22% 5
Scotland -11 18 £52,250 -0.48% 3
West Midlands +7 14 £55,000 +12.82% 5
East Midlands +20 11 £37,500 -42.31% 4
Yorkshire -5 9 £58,500 +30.00% 3
East of England +59 5 £50,000 -5.66%
Wales +6 3 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £65,000 -
North East +25 1 £39,087 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 368 (98.66%) PMI Certification
2 228 (61.13%) Project Management
3 208 (55.76%) PRINCE2
4 200 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (40.48%) Finance
6 100 (26.81%) Scrum
7 90 (24.13%) Project Delivery
8 86 (23.06%) PMP
9 85 (22.79%) Degree
10 69 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 67 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
12 64 (17.16%) Microsoft
13 61 (16.35%) Programme Management
14 57 (15.28%) PMO
15 49 (13.14%) Microsoft Project
15 49 (13.14%) Coaching
16 46 (12.33%) Risk Management
17 45 (12.06%) Microsoft Excel
18 44 (11.80%) QA
19 43 (11.53%) Waterfall
20 42 (11.26%) SDLC
20 42 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
21 41 (10.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 40 (10.72%) Agile Project Management
23 39 (10.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 38 (10.19%) People Management
25 37 (9.92%) Change Management
26 35 (9.38%) Decision-Making
27 34 (9.12%) Data Analysis
28 33 (8.85%) Line Management

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 11 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.07%) SAS
4 3 (0.80%) Confluence
5 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 49 (13.14%) Microsoft Project
2 45 (12.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (10.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (2.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.54%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.54%) SPSS
7 1 (0.27%) InVision
7 1 (0.27%) Sketch
7 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.34%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.54%) Actimize
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.27%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) Primavera
5 1 (0.27%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.75%) Azure
2 13 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.68%) GCP
3 10 (2.68%) Stackdriver
4 9 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.07%) AWS
5 4 (1.07%) Office 365
6 3 (0.80%) Boomi
6 3 (0.80%) Force.com
6 3 (0.80%) iPaaS
6 3 (0.80%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.54%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) PaaS
7 2 (0.54%) SaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Trello
8 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.09%) Firewall
2 8 (2.14%) Network Security
2 8 (2.14%) VPN
3 7 (1.88%) Internet
4 5 (1.34%) LAN
4 5 (1.34%) WAN
5 3 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.54%) VoIP
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
7 1 (0.27%) Extranet
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.75%) Big Data
2 12 (3.22%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.07%) QlikView
5 3 (0.80%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.80%) MySQL
5 3 (0.80%) Power BI
5 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.54%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (5.09%) JIRA
2 13 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.49%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.22%) Hudson
3 12 (3.22%) SpecFlow
4 7 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.61%) Maven
6 5 (1.34%) JUnit
6 5 (1.34%) Rational Rose
6 5 (1.34%) Selenium
6 5 (1.34%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.34%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 151 (40.48%) Finance
2 23 (6.17%) Marketing
3 20 (5.36%) Public Sector
3 20 (5.36%) Retail
4 16 (4.29%) Banking
5 13 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.95%) Legal
6 11 (2.95%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.41%) Publishing
8 7 (1.88%) Games
9 5 (1.34%) Local Government
9 5 (1.34%) Military
10 4 (1.07%) Electronics
10 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.80%) Advertising
11 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.54%) Back Office
12 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.27%) Automotive
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 151 (40.48%) Project Manager
2 49 (13.14%) Senior Manager
3 46 (12.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 41 (10.99%) Analyst
5 24 (6.43%) Business Analyst
6 22 (5.90%) Coordinator
7 19 (5.09%) Scrum Master
8 16 (4.29%) Developer
9 15 (4.02%) IT Manager
10 14 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
10 14 (3.75%) Technical Manager
11 12 (3.22%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (3.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 12 (3.22%) IT Analyst
11 12 (3.22%) QA Engineer
11 12 (3.22%) Software QA Engineer
12 10 (2.68%) Data Engineer
12 10 (2.68%) Technical Project Manager
13 9 (2.41%) Consultant
13 9 (2.41%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.83%) REST
2 16 (4.29%) HTML
3 15 (4.02%) SOAP
3 15 (4.02%) Web Services
3 15 (4.02%) XML
4 13 (3.49%) .NET
5 7 (1.88%) Gherkin
6 4 (1.07%) CSS
7 3 (0.80%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.80%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.80%) COM
7 3 (0.80%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.80%) JDBC
7 3 (0.80%) jQuery
7 3 (0.80%) JSON
7 3 (0.80%) Middleware
7 3 (0.80%) ODBC
7 3 (0.80%) WCF
8 2 (0.54%) Laravel
8 2 (0.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.77%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.22%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.41%) Reinsurance
6 6 (1.61%) NHS
6 6 (1.61%) User Experience
7 5 (1.34%) AS400
7 5 (1.34%) iSeries
8 4 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.80%) Robotics
10 2 (0.54%) Contactless
10 2 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (61.13%) Project Management
2 208 (55.76%) PRINCE2
3 200 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (26.81%) Scrum
5 90 (24.13%) Project Delivery
6 69 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (16.35%) Programme Management
8 49 (13.14%) Coaching
9 46 (12.33%) Risk Management
10 43 (11.53%) Waterfall
11 42 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (11.26%) SDLC
12 40 (10.72%) Agile Project Management
13 38 (10.19%) People Management
14 37 (9.92%) Change Management
15 35 (9.38%) Decision-Making
16 34 (9.12%) Data Analysis
17 33 (8.85%) Line Management
18 30 (8.04%) ITIL
19 28 (7.51%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.70%) C#
2 24 (6.43%) SQL
3 20 (5.36%) Java
4 19 (5.09%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.49%) PHP
6 12 (3.22%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.41%) C
8 5 (1.34%) Groovy
8 5 (1.34%) RPG
9 2 (0.54%) Java 8
10 1 (0.27%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 368 (98.66%) PMI Certification
2 86 (23.06%) PMP
3 85 (22.79%) Degree
4 39 (10.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (4.83%) CISA
6 17 (4.56%) CISM
6 17 (4.56%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.02%) NVQ Level 3
8 14 (3.75%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (2.14%) CEH
12 7 (1.88%) APMP
13 5 (1.34%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (1.07%) CAPM
14 4 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.80%) CISSP
15 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.80%) IIBA
15 3 (0.80%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (15.28%) PMO
2 44 (11.80%) QA
3 15 (4.02%) ISAE 3402
4 7 (1.88%) COBIT
4 7 (1.88%) PMBOK
5 5 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.07%) NIST
7 3 (0.80%) P3O
8 2 (0.54%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.54%) SLA
9 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.27%) DICOM
9 1 (0.27%) GDPR
9 1 (0.27%) HL7
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.80%) SCCM
1 3 (0.80%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.02%) Progress
3 10 (2.68%) Google
3 10 (2.68%) SAP
4 8 (2.14%) Oracle
4 8 (2.14%) Remedy
5 7 (1.88%) Adobe
6 6 (1.61%) Citrix
6 6 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.34%) Tableau
8 4 (1.07%) Apple
9 3 (0.80%) Dell
9 3 (0.80%) IBM
9 3 (0.80%) Informatica
9 3 (0.80%) Jitterbit
9 3 (0.80%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.80%) SnapLogic
9 3 (0.80%) Talend
9 3 (0.80%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.54%) LexisNexis