Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 546 542 548
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +30
Permanent jobs citing PMP 148 671 846
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 2.02% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 123 545 640
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £42,750 £41,550 £38,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £86,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -

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 11,159 33,216 39,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 23.46% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,165 24,103 29,515
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +9.39%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 18 September 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 18 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 -22 136 £65,000 +8.33% 17
London +36 79 £66,000 -2.22% 7
UK excluding London +80 60 £57,500 +15.00% 12
South East +64 28 £61,500 +11.82% 5
East of England +137 11 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Midlands +112 9 £67,500 +22.73% 1
Work from Home +36 9 £57,500 +15.00% 1
West Midlands +97 5 £67,500 +22.73%
South West +118 4 £52,500 +16.67% 1
North of England +142 3 £61,250 +36.11%
East Midlands +80 3 £62,500 +52.44% 1
Yorkshire +121 2 £55,000 +15.79%
Scotland +89 2 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland +23 2 £52,500 -
North West +109 1 £67,500 +58.82%
Wales +47 1 £50,000 +4.17% 3

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 111 (75.00%) Project Management
2 94 (63.51%) PRINCE2
2 94 (63.51%) PMI Certification
3 78 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (39.86%) Finance
5 44 (29.73%) Project Delivery
6 40 (27.03%) ITIL
7 37 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (25.00%) Degree
8 35 (23.65%) Scrum
9 31 (20.95%) SAP
10 25 (16.89%) Waterfall
11 23 (15.54%) JIRA
12 22 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (14.19%) Oracle
14 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
14 20 (13.51%) ITSM
15 18 (12.16%) Italian Language
16 17 (11.49%) Service Management
17 16 (10.81%) SDLC
18 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (10.14%) Workflow
18 15 (10.14%) PMI
18 15 (10.14%) Data Management
19 14 (9.46%) Remedy ITSM
19 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 14 (9.46%) Remedy
19 14 (9.46%) Java
19 14 (9.46%) PLM
19 14 (9.46%) Data Centre

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 13 (8.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.35%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.35%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.68%) Endur
4 1 (0.68%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.68%) Lawson
4 1 (0.68%) Magento
4 1 (0.68%) Maximo
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.68%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.78%) Azure
2 5 (3.38%) AWS
2 5 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.38%) Office 365
2 5 (3.38%) SaaS
3 4 (2.70%) IaaS
3 4 (2.70%) PaaS
4 2 (1.35%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.68%) GCP
5 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) LAN
2 4 (2.70%) WAN
2 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.03%) SAN
4 2 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.35%) Firewall
4 2 (1.35%) OSPF
5 1 (0.68%) GSM
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.68%) Skype
5 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) TETRA
5 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.68%) VoIP
5 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.35%) Power BI
2 2 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (15.54%) JIRA
2 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.70%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.68%) VersionOne
General
1 59 (39.86%) Finance
2 18 (12.16%) Italian Language
3 10 (6.76%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.05%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.38%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.70%) Advertising
6 4 (2.70%) French Language
6 4 (2.70%) German Language
6 4 (2.70%) Retail
7 3 (2.03%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (47.97%) Project Manager
2 19 (12.84%) IT Manager
3 15 (10.14%) SAP Manager
3 15 (10.14%) SAP Project Manager
4 14 (9.46%) Analyst
5 13 (8.78%) Customer Support Manager
5 13 (8.78%) ITIL Manager
5 13 (8.78%) Support Manager
6 11 (7.43%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.08%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (6.08%) Senior Manager
7 9 (6.08%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (4.73%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Oracle Project Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.70%) Applications Manager
11 4 (2.70%) ERP Project Manager
11 4 (2.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.38%) JSON
2 2 (1.35%) Middleware
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) Velocity
3 1 (0.68%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (10.14%) PMI
2 14 (9.46%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.11%) FMCG
3 12 (8.11%) Virtual Team
4 11 (7.43%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.43%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.73%) Reinsurance
6 5 (3.38%) User Experience
7 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.35%) Life Science
7 2 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.78%) Unix
2 2 (1.35%) Linux
2 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.35%) Windows
2 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (75.00%) Project Management
2 94 (63.51%) PRINCE2
3 78 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (29.73%) Project Delivery
5 40 (27.03%) ITIL
6 37 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (23.65%) Scrum
8 25 (16.89%) Waterfall
9 22 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (13.51%) ITSM
11 17 (11.49%) Service Management
12 16 (10.81%) SDLC
13 15 (10.14%) Data Management
13 15 (10.14%) Workflow
14 14 (9.46%) PLM
15 13 (8.78%) ERP
15 13 (8.78%) PRINCE
16 12 (8.11%) Business Case
16 12 (8.11%) Programme Management
16 12 (8.11%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.46%) Java
2 6 (4.05%) SQL
3 3 (2.03%) C
4 1 (0.68%) C++
4 1 (0.68%) Python
4 1 (0.68%) Ruby
4 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (63.51%) PMI Certification
2 37 (25.00%) Degree
3 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (4.05%) CAPM
5 5 (3.38%) CCNA
5 5 (3.38%) CCNP
5 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.70%) MCP
7 3 (2.03%) BICSI RCDD
7 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.35%) APMP
8 2 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.35%) MBA
8 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.68%) GCIA
9 1 (0.68%) GCIH
9 1 (0.68%) GIAC
9 1 (0.68%) GSEC
9 1 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) PMO
1 10 (6.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (4.73%) QA
3 5 (3.38%) GDPR
4 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.03%) COBIT
6 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.68%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.68%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 31 (20.95%) SAP
2 21 (14.19%) Oracle
3 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.46%) Remedy
4 14 (9.46%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.05%) Cisco
6 5 (3.38%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (2.70%) Citrix
7 4 (2.70%) Snow
7 4 (2.70%) VMware
8 2 (1.35%) Ariba
8 2 (1.35%) Concur
8 2 (1.35%) HP
8 2 (1.35%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.35%) Workday
9 1 (0.68%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.68%) IFS
9 1 (0.68%) Mitel