Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 632 684 628
Rank change year-on-year +52 -56 -50
Permanent jobs citing PMI 599 577 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.74% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 432 458 669
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -1.71% +4.46%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +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 75,469 78,052 88,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.52% 43.68% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58,283 60,666 71,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,591 £78,750
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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for PMI in the UK

PMI
Top 14 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 July 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 +29 565 £60,000 +4.35% 38
UK excluding London +40 326 £55,000 +10.00% 31
London -11 257 £65,000 - 13
South East +37 116 £60,000 +20.00% 13
North of England +18 107 £49,000 +2.62%
North West +20 75 £53,500 +7.00%
Midlands +22 34 £57,500 +27.78% 3
Yorkshire +15 32 £45,000 -
Scotland -7 27 £55,000 -8.33% 6
South West -3 25 £48,250 -3.50% 6
East of England +1 19 £53,000 -18.46% 3
East Midlands +7 18 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +35 14 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 599 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 391 (65.28%) PRINCE2
3 379 (63.27%) Project Management
4 275 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
5 196 (32.72%) Finance
6 164 (27.38%) Degree
7 118 (19.70%) Waterfall
8 103 (17.20%) PMP
9 100 (16.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 95 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
11 92 (15.36%) PRINCE
12 88 (14.69%) Scrum
13 83 (13.86%) Microsoft
14 81 (13.52%) ITIL
15 79 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
16 78 (13.02%) Microsoft Project
17 76 (12.69%) SDLC
18 75 (12.52%) Programme Management
19 66 (11.02%) Business Analysis
20 64 (10.68%) Risk Management
21 62 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
22 57 (9.52%) QA
23 53 (8.85%) PMO
24 51 (8.51%) Windows
24 51 (8.51%) Banking
25 50 (8.35%) Change Management
26 48 (8.01%) SQL
26 48 (8.01%) Business Development
27 47 (7.85%) Office 365
28 46 (7.68%) Amazon AWS

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 24 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.34%) JBoss
3 19 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 16 (2.67%) Confluence
4 16 (2.67%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.67%) SAS
6 3 (0.50%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.50%) WordPress
7 2 (0.33%) CMS
7 2 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) CICS
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 78 (13.02%) Microsoft Project
2 36 (6.01%) MS Visio
3 34 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.83%) Infor CRM
2 5 (0.83%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.83%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.67%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (7.85%) Office 365
3 46 (7.68%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.67%) OneDrive
5 13 (2.17%) IaaS
6 11 (1.84%) PaaS
7 10 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.17%) SaaS
9 5 (0.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (0.50%) G Suite
10 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.33%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.33%) Slack
11 2 (0.33%) Trello
12 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.84%) VoIP
2 10 (1.67%) BIG-IP
2 10 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (1.34%) WAN
4 7 (1.17%) CTI
4 7 (1.17%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.17%) LAN
4 7 (1.17%) Skype
5 6 (1.00%) MPLS
6 5 (0.83%) Broadband
7 3 (0.50%) Firewall
7 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.50%) VLAN
8 2 (0.33%) HTTP
8 2 (0.33%) Internet
8 2 (0.33%) SMS
9 1 (0.17%) DHCP
9 1 (0.17%) DNS
9 1 (0.17%) Intranet
9 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.67%) Big Data
2 17 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.50%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (1.00%) QlikView
5 4 (0.67%) Spotfire
6 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.33%) DB2
7 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.33%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.17%) IMS/DB
8 1 (0.17%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.17%) MySQL
8 1 (0.17%) OLAP
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 29 (4.84%) JIRA
2 9 (1.50%) Bitbucket
3 8 (1.34%) Selenium
3 8 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.00%) Redmine
5 6 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.67%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.33%) GitLab
9 2 (0.33%) Introscope
9 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.17%) FxCop
10 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.17%) StyleCop
General
1 196 (32.72%) Finance
2 51 (8.51%) Banking
3 36 (6.01%) Manufacturing
4 33 (5.51%) Retail
5 29 (4.84%) Games
6 27 (4.51%) Marketing
7 25 (4.17%) Law
8 22 (3.67%) Back Office
9 20 (3.34%) Investment Banking
9 20 (3.34%) Telecoms
10 16 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (2.67%) Publishing
11 10 (1.67%) Electronics
12 8 (1.34%) Advertising
12 8 (1.34%) Legal
12 8 (1.34%) Military
13 6 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.50%) Front Office
14 3 (0.50%) German Language
15 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 242 (40.40%) Project Manager
2 66 (11.02%) IT Manager
3 59 (9.85%) Analyst
4 55 (9.18%) IT Project Manager
5 44 (7.35%) Business Analyst
6 36 (6.01%) Software Project Manager
7 34 (5.68%) Infrastructure Manager
8 33 (5.51%) Delivery Manager
9 32 (5.34%) Architect
10 28 (4.67%) Senior Manager
10 28 (4.67%) Senior Project Manager
11 26 (4.34%) Delivery Project Manager
11 26 (4.34%) Development Manager
12 25 (4.17%) Consultant
13 24 (4.01%) Programme Manager
13 24 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (3.84%) Senior Business Analyst
15 18 (3.01%) Business Manager
16 17 (2.84%) Analytics Manager
16 17 (2.84%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.01%) .NET
2 20 (3.34%) Middleware
3 16 (2.67%) LDAP
4 10 (1.67%) HTML
4 10 (1.67%) Web Services
5 9 (1.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.00%) CSS
6 6 (1.00%) HTML5
6 6 (1.00%) Vue.js
7 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (0.83%) WCF
8 4 (0.67%) Ajax
8 4 (0.67%) CSS3
8 4 (0.67%) Node.js
8 4 (0.67%) React
8 4 (0.67%) REST
8 4 (0.67%) SOAP
9 3 (0.50%) Velocity
10 2 (0.33%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (3.84%) User Experience
5 21 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.50%) Data Centre
9 14 (2.34%) Credit Risk
10 13 (2.17%) Virtual Team
11 12 (2.00%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.84%) BYOD
13 9 (1.50%) Oracle Exalytics
14 6 (1.00%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.83%) Fintech
15 5 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.83%) Life Science
16 4 (0.67%) Mainframe
16 4 (0.67%) Market Risk
17 3 (0.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.51%) Windows
2 19 (3.17%) Windows 7
3 17 (2.84%) Linux
4 16 (2.67%) Unix
4 16 (2.67%) Windows 10
5 11 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.84%) Solaris
5 11 (1.84%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.83%) Android
6 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (65.28%) PRINCE2
2 379 (63.27%) Project Management
3 275 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (19.70%) Waterfall
5 100 (16.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 95 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
7 92 (15.36%) PRINCE
8 88 (14.69%) Scrum
9 81 (13.52%) ITIL
10 76 (12.69%) SDLC
11 75 (12.52%) Programme Management
12 66 (11.02%) Business Analysis
13 64 (10.68%) Risk Management
14 50 (8.35%) Change Management
15 48 (8.01%) Business Development
16 43 (7.18%) Analytics
16 43 (7.18%) CMMI
17 42 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
17 42 (7.01%) RUP
18 40 (6.68%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 48 (8.01%) SQL
2 31 (5.18%) Java
3 18 (3.01%) C#
4 14 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.67%) C++
5 10 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.50%) C
7 7 (1.17%) VBScript
8 5 (0.83%) PHP
9 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.67%) Python
10 3 (0.50%) Java 8
10 3 (0.50%) Java 9
11 2 (0.33%) Go
11 2 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.17%) COBOL
12 1 (0.17%) Perl
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 599 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 164 (27.38%) Degree
3 103 (17.20%) PMP
4 37 (6.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 27 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 23 (3.84%) Security Cleared
7 22 (3.67%) CAPM
8 21 (3.51%) CBAP
8 21 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (2.84%) PhD
10 16 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (2.67%) ISEB
11 15 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (2.17%) ISTQB
13 12 (2.00%) CSQA
14 11 (1.84%) CFA
15 10 (1.67%) SC Cleared
16 9 (1.50%) MBA
17 8 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (1.34%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.52%) QA
2 53 (8.85%) PMO
3 10 (1.67%) SLA
4 8 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.83%) P3O
6 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.67%) GDPR
6 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.50%) FINREP
7 3 (0.50%) GAMP
7 3 (0.50%) MiFID
8 1 (0.17%) GxP
8 1 (0.17%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 35 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.84%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (1.17%) Docker
4 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.33%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (3.84%) SCCM
2 16 (2.67%) AirWatch
2 16 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.33%) Ansible
5 2 (0.33%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.33%) Puppet
5 2 (0.33%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 83 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.18%) Oracle
3 34 (5.68%) SAP
4 33 (5.51%) Citrix
5 27 (4.51%) Google
6 23 (3.84%) Cisco
7 18 (3.01%) TOWER Software
8 16 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 16 (2.67%) Lotus
8 16 (2.67%) MobileIron
8 16 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (2.00%) Xerox
10 10 (1.67%) VMware
11 7 (1.17%) Avaya
11 7 (1.17%) McAfee
11 7 (1.17%) Riverbed
12 6 (1.00%) Cognizant
12 6 (1.00%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.83%) Pega
13 5 (0.83%) Siebel