Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 598 549 548
Rank change year-on-year -49 -1 -41
Permanent jobs citing PMP 418 732 888
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 2.00% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 340 567 701
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £89,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -

PMP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24,705 36,668 42,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.42% 24.58% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18,203 26,468 32,462
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +3.30%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PMP in the UK

PMP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PMP.

Salary trend for PMP in the UK

PMP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMP over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for PMP in the UK

PMP
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the UK over the 6 months to 7 April 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 -67 386 £60,000 - 20
UK excluding London +3 205 £55,000 +4.76% 20
London -50 193 £66,000 -5.71% 2
South East +79 100 £60,000 +4.35% 8
North of England 0 31 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Midlands +6 26 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Work from Home -3 19 £65,000 +18.18% 2
North West -13 18 £42,500 -19.05%
South West +13 17 £55,000 +5.77% 2
East of England +54 16 £51,250 -6.82% 3
West Midlands +11 16 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +47 13 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Midlands +28 10 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Wales -10 7 £48,750 +21.88% 1
Scotland +24 6 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Northern Ireland +24 2 - -

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT jobs citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 331 (79.19%) Project Management
2 293 (70.10%) PRINCE2
3 290 (69.38%) PMI Certification
4 211 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (42.11%) Finance
6 120 (28.71%) Project Delivery
7 107 (25.60%) Degree
8 99 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 72 (17.22%) Microsoft
10 66 (15.79%) Scrum
10 66 (15.79%) Waterfall
11 63 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
12 58 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
13 55 (13.16%) ERP
14 54 (12.92%) SAP
15 51 (12.20%) ITIL
16 49 (11.72%) Change Management
17 48 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
18 46 (11.00%) PMO
19 45 (10.77%) PRINCE
20 43 (10.29%) Microsoft Project
21 39 (9.33%) Programme Management
22 38 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 37 (8.85%) Risk Management
24 36 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
24 36 (8.61%) Self-Motivation
25 35 (8.37%) PMI
25 35 (8.37%) Oracle
26 34 (8.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
27 33 (7.89%) Coaching

PMP
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 14 (3.35%) CICS
2 13 (3.11%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.91%) Confluence
5 4 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.48%) JBoss
7 2 (0.48%) Liferay
7 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Drupal
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (10.29%) Microsoft Project
3 34 (8.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (7.18%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (4.78%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.48%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 16 (3.83%) NetSuite
2 14 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (2.39%) Lawson
4 10 (2.39%) SAP Business One
4 10 (2.39%) SAP ERP
5 7 (1.67%) Sage 200
6 6 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (1.44%) SAP BPC
7 5 (1.20%) Sage 500
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.48%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.48%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.70%) SaaS
2 27 (6.46%) Azure
3 23 (5.50%) AWS
4 19 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
5 16 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.87%) Office 365
7 4 (0.96%) Google Drive
7 4 (0.96%) Slack
8 3 (0.72%) Boomi
8 3 (0.72%) Serverless
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.48%) IaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Flow
9 2 (0.48%) PaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.48%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.44%) Broadband
2 5 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.96%) LAN
4 3 (0.72%) WAN
5 2 (0.48%) DNS
5 2 (0.48%) Skype
5 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) HTTP
6 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.24%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) IPsec
6 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.24%) SAN
6 1 (0.24%) VLAN
6 1 (0.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.07%) DB2
2 11 (2.63%) Big Data
3 7 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (1.67%) SAP HANA
4 5 (1.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.72%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.72%) Essbase
6 3 (0.72%) OLAP
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (0.48%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.48%) MySQL
7 2 (0.48%) Power BI
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) GIS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (7.66%) JIRA
2 17 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.59%) Selenium
4 13 (3.11%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.87%) HP UFT
5 12 (2.87%) JMeter
5 12 (2.87%) JUnit
5 12 (2.87%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.72%) TestRail
7 2 (0.48%) GitLab
7 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.24%) Postman
General
1 176 (42.11%) Finance
2 27 (6.46%) Public Sector
3 24 (5.74%) Retail
4 20 (4.78%) Advertising
5 18 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.59%) Banking
7 14 (3.35%) Spanish Language
8 13 (3.11%) French Language
8 13 (3.11%) German Language
8 13 (3.11%) Italian Language
9 11 (2.63%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.91%) Marketing
11 7 (1.67%) Back Office
11 7 (1.67%) Local Government
12 4 (0.96%) Front Office
12 4 (0.96%) Games
13 3 (0.72%) Billing
13 3 (0.72%) Legal
14 2 (0.48%) Electronics
15 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 235 (56.22%) Project Manager
2 63 (15.07%) IT Manager
3 41 (9.81%) Senior Manager
4 38 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 34 (8.13%) Analyst
5 34 (8.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 30 (7.18%) SAP Manager
7 27 (6.46%) Delivery Manager
8 24 (5.74%) SAP Project Manager
9 22 (5.26%) Programme Manager
10 20 (4.78%) ERP Manager
10 20 (4.78%) Software Manager
11 19 (4.55%) Consultant
12 16 (3.83%) Technical Manager
13 15 (3.59%) ERP Project Manager
13 15 (3.59%) Technical Project Manager
14 14 (3.35%) Business Analyst
15 13 (3.11%) Software Asset Manager
16 11 (2.63%) Senior IT Manager
16 11 (2.63%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.83%) REST
2 13 (3.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (2.87%) Middleware
4 7 (1.67%) .NET
5 6 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.20%) HTML
7 4 (0.96%) CSS
7 4 (0.96%) WebCenter
8 3 (0.72%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.72%) JSON
9 2 (0.48%) J2EE
9 2 (0.48%) jQuery
9 2 (0.48%) JSP
9 2 (0.48%) JSR 168
9 2 (0.48%) JSTL
9 2 (0.48%) Node.js
9 2 (0.48%) SOAP
9 2 (0.48%) XML
10 1 (0.24%) EDI
10 1 (0.24%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.61%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (8.37%) PMI
4 30 (7.18%) User Experience
5 26 (6.22%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (4.07%) Virtual Team
8 14 (3.35%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (3.35%) Mainframe
9 13 (3.11%) IBM Mainframe
10 9 (2.15%) FMCG
11 8 (1.91%) AS400
11 8 (1.91%) iPad
12 7 (1.67%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.44%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.20%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.96%) Reinsurance
15 4 (0.96%) Web 2.0
16 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
16 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.07%) Linux
2 6 (1.44%) Windows
3 3 (0.72%) Android
3 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (79.19%) Project Management
2 293 (70.10%) PRINCE2
3 211 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (28.71%) Project Delivery
5 99 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (15.79%) Scrum
6 66 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 58 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
8 55 (13.16%) ERP
9 51 (12.20%) ITIL
10 49 (11.72%) Change Management
11 45 (10.77%) PRINCE
12 39 (9.33%) Programme Management
13 37 (8.85%) Risk Management
14 36 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (7.89%) Coaching
16 29 (6.94%) Project Planning
17 28 (6.70%) CRM
17 28 (6.70%) SDLC
18 26 (6.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.70%) C
2 19 (4.55%) Java
3 16 (3.83%) C#
4 14 (3.35%) Bash Shell
4 14 (3.35%) C++
4 14 (3.35%) COBOL
4 14 (3.35%) Perl
4 14 (3.35%) Python
4 14 (3.35%) VB
5 12 (2.87%) PL/1
6 11 (2.63%) Assembly Language
6 11 (2.63%) HLASM
6 11 (2.63%) REXX
7 8 (1.91%) SQL
8 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.72%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.48%) RPG
10 2 (0.48%) Scala
10 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 290 (69.38%) PMI Certification
2 107 (25.60%) Degree
3 38 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 21 (5.02%) ISEB
4 21 (5.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (3.35%) ACCA
5 14 (3.35%) ISTQB
6 13 (3.11%) MCP
7 12 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.91%) CAPM
8 8 (1.91%) CISSP
9 7 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
10 6 (1.44%) APMP
10 6 (1.44%) CIMA
10 6 (1.44%) CISM
10 6 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.44%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.20%) CISA
12 4 (0.96%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.00%) PMO
2 22 (5.26%) QA
3 9 (2.15%) GDPR
4 8 (1.91%) MiFID
5 7 (1.67%) EMIR
5 7 (1.67%) HAZOP
5 7 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.67%) SLA
5 7 (1.67%) Solvency II
6 6 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (1.20%) COBIT
8 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.48%) Basel III
9 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.48%) IFRS
9 2 (0.48%) NIST
10 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 15 (3.59%) Docker
2 14 (3.35%) ACF2
2 14 (3.35%) RACF
3 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.48%) LXC
4 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.35%) SCCM
2 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.24%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 72 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.92%) SAP
3 35 (8.37%) Oracle
4 16 (3.83%) IBM
4 16 (3.83%) JD Edwards
5 14 (3.35%) IFS
6 13 (3.11%) HP
6 13 (3.11%) Sage
6 13 (3.11%) Snow
7 10 (2.39%) Epicor
8 6 (1.44%) Ariba
8 6 (1.44%) Concur
8 6 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.44%) Workday
9 4 (0.96%) Google
10 2 (0.48%) Avaya
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco
10 2 (0.48%) Citrix
10 2 (0.48%) Jitterbit
10 2 (0.48%) VMware