Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 695 717 681
Rank change year-on-year +22 -36 +4
Permanent jobs citing PMI 144 390 599
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.68% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 100 297 448
Median annual salary £59,500 £58,577 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% -2.37% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,625 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,750 £90,000 £89,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%

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 30,172 57,294 69,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.10% 39.14% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23,358 42,990 53,158
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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 +56 128 £60,000 - 6
UK excluding London +103 75 £52,500 -4.55% 6
London +74 66 £70,000 +7.69% 1
South East +96 33 £57,500 -4.17%
Midlands +103 12 £40,000 -23.81% 1
North of England +84 10 £50,000 +42.86% 2
West Midlands +83 10 £40,000 -25.58% 1
Scotland +71 10 £43,500 -11.68% 1
Work from Home +58 9 £45,000 -18.18%
North West +58 6 £60,000 +77.78%
South West +88 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +103 3 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Wales +18 3 £62,500 +25.00%
East Midlands +65 2 - -
East of England +72 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
North East - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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.

1 144 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 90 (62.50%) Project Management
3 88 (61.11%) PRINCE2
4 84 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (51.39%) Finance
6 51 (35.42%) Project Delivery
7 48 (33.33%) Scrum
8 44 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (24.31%) Degree
10 29 (20.14%) QA
11 26 (18.06%) PMP
12 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 22 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (14.58%) Creative Thinking
15 20 (13.89%) ITIL
16 18 (12.50%) Change Management
16 18 (12.50%) Azure
17 17 (11.81%) Retail
17 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Project
17 17 (11.81%) DevOps
17 17 (11.81%) Waterfall
18 16 (11.11%) Big Data
19 15 (10.42%) Decision-Making
20 14 (9.72%) Business Analysis
20 14 (9.72%) Analytics
21 13 (9.03%) Performance Improvement
21 13 (9.03%) SDLC
21 13 (9.03%) Python
22 12 (8.33%) CRM

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 8 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.47%) Confluence
2 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.78%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.78%) NetSuite
1 4 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.69%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.50%) Azure
2 11 (7.64%) AWS
3 10 (6.94%) Office 365
4 5 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.47%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (3.47%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (2.78%) SaaS
5 4 (2.78%) Slack
6 2 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.39%) GCP
6 2 (1.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.69%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.69%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) WAN
2 5 (3.47%) LAN
3 4 (2.78%) MPLS
4 3 (2.08%) CTI
4 3 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.08%) VLAN
4 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.39%) Skype
5 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.69%) 4G
6 1 (0.69%) 5G
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.69%) Firewall
6 1 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.11%) Big Data
2 5 (3.47%) Power BI
3 4 (2.78%) Apache Hive
3 4 (2.78%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (2.78%) Data Lake
3 4 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.78%) HBase
3 4 (2.78%) Impala
3 4 (2.78%) Sqoop
4 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.39%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.69%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) GitLab
2 10 (6.94%) JIRA
3 9 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.56%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.08%) TestRail
6 2 (1.39%) Gradle
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.39%) Selenium
6 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.69%) Appium
7 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.69%) Postman
7 1 (0.69%) Protractor
7 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (51.39%) Finance
2 17 (11.81%) Retail
3 7 (4.86%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.47%) Banking
4 5 (3.47%) Local Government
4 5 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.78%) Law
5 4 (2.78%) Marketing
6 3 (2.08%) Back Office
6 3 (2.08%) Billing
6 3 (2.08%) Military
6 3 (2.08%) Publishing
7 2 (1.39%) French Language
7 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.69%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.69%) German Language
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (43.06%) Project Manager
2 15 (10.42%) Analyst
3 11 (7.64%) Software Project Manager
4 10 (6.94%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 8 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
6 8 (5.56%) Data Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (4.17%) Consultant
8 6 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (4.17%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.17%) Technical Manager
9 5 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 5 (3.47%) Programme Director
9 5 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (3.47%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.47%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) ADO
1 8 (5.56%) PySpark
2 4 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.78%) Kafka
2 4 (2.78%) Node.js
2 4 (2.78%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (2.08%) EDI
3 3 (2.08%) React
4 2 (1.39%) Vue.js
5 1 (0.69%) .NET
5 1 (0.69%) Chai
5 1 (0.69%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) CSS3
5 1 (0.69%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.69%) HTML
5 1 (0.69%) HTML5
5 1 (0.69%) Jinja
5 1 (0.69%) Web Services
5 1 (0.69%) WebdriverIO
5 1 (0.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.47%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.47%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.39%) Acoustics
8 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.39%) User Experience
9 1 (0.69%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Robotics
9 1 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.47%) Linux
2 4 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Android
3 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (62.50%) Project Management
2 88 (61.11%) PRINCE2
3 84 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (35.42%) Project Delivery
5 48 (33.33%) Scrum
6 44 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (14.58%) Creative Thinking
7 21 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (13.89%) ITIL
9 18 (12.50%) Change Management
10 17 (11.81%) DevOps
10 17 (11.81%) Waterfall
11 15 (10.42%) Decision-Making
12 14 (9.72%) Analytics
12 14 (9.72%) Business Analysis
13 13 (9.03%) Performance Improvement
13 13 (9.03%) SDLC
14 12 (8.33%) CRM
14 12 (8.33%) Programme Management
14 12 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.03%) Python
2 11 (7.64%) SQL
3 10 (6.94%) Java
4 8 (5.56%) Scala
5 4 (2.78%) C++
6 3 (2.08%) C
6 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.39%) Go
7 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.69%) C#
8 1 (0.69%) Java 8
8 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 144 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 35 (24.31%) Degree
3 26 (18.06%) PMP
4 9 (6.25%) APMP
5 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.78%) CAPM
9 4 (2.78%) CBAP
9 4 (2.78%) PhD
9 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.39%) CGEIT
11 2 (1.39%) CISA
11 2 (1.39%) CRISC
11 2 (1.39%) MCITP
11 2 (1.39%) MCSE
11 2 (1.39%) PgMP
12 1 (0.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.14%) QA
2 9 (6.25%) PMO
3 3 (2.08%) COBIT
4 2 (1.39%) NIST
5 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.69%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Docker
1 4 (2.78%) HDFS
2 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (2.78%) Oozie
3 3 (2.08%) Ansible
3 3 (2.08%) Terraform
4 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.39%) Puppet
4 2 (1.39%) Salt
5 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.69%) Nessus
5 1 (0.69%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.56%) Oracle
2 8 (5.56%) SAP
3 4 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 4 (2.78%) Cisco
3 4 (2.78%) Cloudera
3 4 (2.78%) Databricks
3 4 (2.78%) JD Edwards
3 4 (2.78%) StreamSets
4 3 (2.08%) IFS
4 3 (2.08%) McAfee
4 3 (2.08%) Meraki
4 3 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.08%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.39%) BeyondTrust
5 2 (1.39%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.39%) Google
5 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.69%) Workday