Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 582 722 654
Rank change year-on-year +140 -68 +31
Permanent jobs citing PMI 92 370 585
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.68% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 75 277 457
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% -3.67%

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 18,981 54,704 66,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.88% 38.88% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,057 41,043 50,586
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,001 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 25 September 2020.

Salary histogram for PMI in the UK

PMI
Top 13 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 25 September 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 +135 85 £55,000 -4.35% 20
UK excluding London +177 47 £45,000 -5.26% 14
London +148 39 £77,500 +29.17% 8
South East +209 24 £53,250 -7.39% 8
Work from Home +63 18 £57,500 +32.95%
Midlands +117 11 £40,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands +111 11 £40,000 -15.79% 3
North of England +138 4 £50,000 +38.18% 1
South West +114 4 £42,500 +8.97%
East of England +138 3 - -
Yorkshire +135 2 £50,000 -14.53%
North West +102 2 £53,750 +53.57%
Scotland +95 1 £70,000 +33.97% 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 92 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (53.26%) Project Management
4 40 (43.48%) Scrum
5 32 (34.78%) PRINCE2
6 31 (33.70%) Finance
7 30 (32.61%) Degree
8 27 (29.35%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (25.00%) DevOps
10 22 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (19.57%) Project Delivery
12 17 (18.48%) Azure
12 17 (18.48%) SaaS
13 16 (17.39%) PMP
14 15 (16.30%) Waterfall
14 15 (16.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (15.22%) Analytics
16 13 (14.13%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (14.13%) Customer Requirements
16 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
16 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
17 12 (13.04%) Workflow
17 12 (13.04%) ITIL
17 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
17 12 (13.04%) Business Analysis
17 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
17 12 (13.04%) SDLC
18 11 (11.96%) Java
18 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (11.96%) Programme 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 8 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.35%) Jupyter
3 2 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.09%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.09%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.48%) Azure
1 17 (18.48%) SaaS
2 6 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (6.52%) Power Platform
3 4 (4.35%) AWS
3 4 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (4.35%) IaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) GCP
4 2 (2.17%) Office 365
4 2 (2.17%) PaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.09%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) 3GPP
1 2 (2.17%) DHCP
1 2 (2.17%) DNS
1 2 (2.17%) Firewall
1 2 (2.17%) LAN
1 2 (2.17%) LTE
1 2 (2.17%) MIMO
1 2 (2.17%) VLAN
1 2 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (1.09%) ICMP
2 1 (1.09%) IPv4
2 1 (1.09%) IPv6
2 1 (1.09%) MPLS
2 1 (1.09%) Network Security
2 1 (1.09%) POP3
2 1 (1.09%) SAN
2 1 (1.09%) SMTP
2 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) Big Data
2 6 (6.52%) Power BI
3 4 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 4 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (4.35%) Data Lake
3 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.35%) HBase
3 4 (4.35%) Impala
3 4 (4.35%) Sqoop
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (10.87%) JIRA
2 8 (8.70%) Artifactory
2 8 (8.70%) GitLab
3 4 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) Appium
5 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.09%) Postman
5 1 (1.09%) Protractor
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
5 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (33.70%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.61%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.35%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.17%) Banking
6 2 (2.17%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.09%) Advertising
7 1 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.09%) French Language
7 1 (1.09%) German Language
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.87%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) IT Manager
4 8 (8.70%) Big Data Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Data Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (7.61%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Programme Director
8 4 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) ADO
1 8 (8.70%) PySpark
2 4 (4.35%) Kafka
2 4 (4.35%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (2.17%) OAuth
3 2 (2.17%) OAuth2
3 2 (2.17%) OpenID
3 2 (2.17%) SAML
3 2 (2.17%) Velocity
4 1 (1.09%) .NET
4 1 (1.09%) Chai
4 1 (1.09%) EDI
4 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.09%) Node.js
4 1 (1.09%) RESTful
4 1 (1.09%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.13%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.70%) User Experience
4 6 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (3.26%) FMCG
7 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.17%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.09%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) CentOS
2 2 (2.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (53.26%) Project Management
3 40 (43.48%) Scrum
4 32 (34.78%) PRINCE2
5 27 (29.35%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (25.00%) DevOps
7 18 (19.57%) Project Delivery
8 15 (16.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (16.30%) Waterfall
9 14 (15.22%) Analytics
10 13 (14.13%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (13.04%) Business Analysis
11 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
11 12 (13.04%) ITIL
11 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 12 (13.04%) SDLC
11 12 (13.04%) Workflow
12 11 (11.96%) Programme Management
12 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) Java
2 9 (9.78%) Python
2 9 (9.78%) SQL
3 8 (8.70%) Scala
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.17%) C#
5 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.09%) C
6 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 30 (32.61%) Degree
3 16 (17.39%) PMP
4 10 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.43%) CAPM
5 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.35%) CISSP
6 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.17%) APMG
7 2 (2.17%) APMP
7 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) CCNP
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.09%) MCSE
8 1 (1.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) GDPR
1 7 (7.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (7.61%) PMBOK
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) COBIT
3 2 (2.17%) NIST
3 2 (2.17%) PMO
3 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.09%) NCSC
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) HDFS
2 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (4.35%) Oozie
2 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) DocuSign
3 4 (4.35%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.35%) Databricks
3 4 (4.35%) StreamSets
4 3 (3.26%) SAP
5 2 (2.17%) CA
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco
5 2 (2.17%) Google
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.09%) Tableau
6 1 (1.09%) Talend
6 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.09%) Zoho