Period
to 18 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 433 440
Rank change year-on-year -123 +7 +78
Permanent jobs citing PMP 834 1378 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 2.60% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 646 1040 1121
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% -2.86%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43229 52976 59851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.42% 26.81% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33263 42826 47493
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in the UK

PMP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMP.

Salary trend for PMP in the UK

PMP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMP over the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for PMP in the UK

PMP
Top 15 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 August 2017. 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 -122 783 £57,500 -4.17% 61
UK excluding London -79 430 £52,500 -4.55% 34
London -127 380 £65,000 - 28
South East -47 125 £55,000 -8.33% 10
North of England -39 90 £50,000 - 7
Midlands -6 80 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South West +19 61 £45,000 -10.00% 8
West Midlands +5 60 £57,500 +15.00% 2
North West -47 56 £45,000 -5.03% 4
East of England -14 43 £54,250 -5.65% 4
Yorkshire +13 32 £55,000 +7.32% 2
Scotland +20 24 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East Midlands -2 19 £46,250 -9.76% 1
Wales +8 9 £45,000 -
North East - 2 £44,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PMP.

1 689 (82.61%) PRINCE2
2 658 (78.90%) Project Management
3 579 (69.42%) PMI Certification
4 381 (45.68%) Finance
5 368 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
6 251 (30.10%) Degree
7 184 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 183 (21.94%) Scrum
9 146 (17.51%) Waterfall
10 133 (15.95%) Microsoft
11 132 (15.83%) ITIL
12 105 (12.59%) PMO
13 104 (12.47%) Change Management
14 103 (12.35%) Line Management
15 101 (12.11%) PMI
16 96 (11.51%) PRINCE
17 92 (11.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 89 (10.67%) Microsoft Project
19 88 (10.55%) SDLC
20 86 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
21 85 (10.19%) Risk Management
22 82 (9.83%) Retail
23 78 (9.35%) CRM
24 77 (9.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 75 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
25 75 (8.99%) Programme Management
26 73 (8.75%) Change Control
27 70 (8.39%) SQL
28 69 (8.27%) QA
29 68 (8.15%) ERP

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 25 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.68%) IIS
3 13 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.96%) CMS
5 4 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.36%) Confluence
6 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.24%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.24%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.12%) CICS
8 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (10.67%) Microsoft Project
2 75 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 55 (6.59%) MS Visio
5 41 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.72%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.44%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.96%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.72%) SAP Retail
6 6 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.48%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.48%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.48%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.48%) Minerva
8 4 (0.48%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.24%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.24%) Primavera
10 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.56%) IaaS
4 12 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.44%) Office 365
4 12 (1.44%) PaaS
5 9 (1.08%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.72%) SaaS
6 6 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 6 (0.72%) Veeva
7 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.24%) Force.com
8 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.48%) WAN
2 22 (2.64%) Internet
2 22 (2.64%) LAN
3 18 (2.16%) HTTP
4 15 (1.80%) Firewall
5 12 (1.44%) SAN
6 9 (1.08%) VLAN
7 7 (0.84%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.60%) Skype
9 4 (0.48%) FIX Connectivity
10 3 (0.36%) LDAP
10 3 (0.36%) VoIP
10 3 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.24%) DAB
11 2 (0.24%) DNS
11 2 (0.24%) NAS
11 2 (0.24%) Wireless
12 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.12%) VoLTE
12 1 (0.12%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.72%) Big Data
3 30 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (1.44%) Data Mart
4 12 (1.44%) DB2
4 12 (1.44%) MySQL
4 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.60%) QlikView
6 5 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.48%) MS Access
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.36%) GIS
9 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.12%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 35 (4.20%) JIRA
2 10 (1.20%) HP UFT
3 9 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.84%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (0.60%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.60%) Selenium
7 4 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.48%) eCATT
7 4 (0.48%) Mockito
8 3 (0.36%) Hudson
8 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.24%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.12%) CA Flowdock
General
1 381 (45.68%) Finance
2 82 (9.83%) Retail
3 62 (7.43%) Telecoms
4 55 (6.59%) Banking
5 41 (4.92%) Advertising
6 33 (3.96%) Manufacturing
7 27 (3.24%) Marketing
8 25 (3.00%) Legal
9 23 (2.76%) Investment Banking
10 21 (2.52%) Retail Banking
11 20 (2.40%) Automotive
11 20 (2.40%) Spanish Language
12 19 (2.28%) Aerospace
13 16 (1.92%) Publishing
14 15 (1.80%) French Language
15 14 (1.68%) Front Office
16 12 (1.44%) Financial Institution
17 11 (1.32%) Law
18 9 (1.08%) Electronics
19 7 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 494 (59.23%) Project Manager
2 144 (17.27%) IT Manager
3 132 (15.83%) IT Project Manager
4 85 (10.19%) Senior Manager
5 81 (9.71%) Senior Project Manager
6 55 (6.59%) Programme Manager
7 48 (5.76%) Analyst
8 42 (5.04%) Software Project Manager
9 29 (3.48%) Digital Project Manager
10 27 (3.24%) PMO Analyst
10 27 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 27 (3.24%) Software Manager
11 24 (2.88%) Technical Manager
11 24 (2.88%) Transformation Manager
12 22 (2.64%) Consultant
13 21 (2.52%) Development Manager
13 21 (2.52%) Technical Project Manager
13 21 (2.52%) Transformation Programme Manager
14 20 (2.40%) Agile Project Manager
14 20 (2.40%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.00%) XML
2 47 (5.64%) .NET
3 26 (3.12%) HTML
4 23 (2.76%) ASP.NET
5 15 (1.80%) .NET Framework
6 13 (1.56%) XSLT
7 12 (1.44%) Hibernate
8 10 (1.20%) AngularJS
8 10 (1.20%) Middleware
9 9 (1.08%) JDBC
9 9 (1.08%) jQuery
10 7 (0.84%) COM
10 7 (0.84%) CSS
10 7 (0.84%) XSL
11 6 (0.72%) Visualforce
11 6 (0.72%) Web Services
12 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.60%) J2EE
12 5 (0.60%) JSON
13 4 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 101 (12.11%) PMI
2 86 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 34 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.96%) Virtual Team
6 27 (3.24%) Driving Licence
7 24 (2.88%) User Experience
8 20 (2.40%) Data Centre
9 19 (2.28%) Reference Data
10 14 (1.68%) Fintech
11 13 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.44%) CMDB
13 9 (1.08%) iSeries
13 9 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.96%) Derivative
14 8 (0.96%) Life Science
15 7 (0.84%) NHS
16 6 (0.72%) EPoS
16 6 (0.72%) Robotics
17 5 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.40%) Windows
2 41 (4.92%) Linux
3 33 (3.96%) Unix
4 17 (2.04%) Solaris
5 10 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.96%) Android
6 8 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.24%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (82.61%) PRINCE2
2 658 (78.90%) Project Management
3 368 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 183 (21.94%) Scrum
6 146 (17.51%) Waterfall
7 132 (15.83%) ITIL
8 104 (12.47%) Change Management
9 103 (12.35%) Line Management
10 96 (11.51%) PRINCE
11 92 (11.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 88 (10.55%) SDLC
13 85 (10.19%) Risk Management
14 78 (9.35%) CRM
15 75 (8.99%) Programme Management
16 73 (8.75%) Change Control
17 68 (8.15%) ERP
18 64 (7.67%) Matrix Organization
19 59 (7.07%) Six Sigma
20 58 (6.95%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 70 (8.39%) SQL
2 63 (7.55%) Java
3 54 (6.47%) C#
4 37 (4.44%) C++
5 32 (3.84%) C
5 32 (3.84%) JavaScript
6 30 (3.60%) Python
7 29 (3.48%) Ruby
8 27 (3.24%) Perl
9 13 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.44%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.32%) Embedded C
11 11 (1.32%) Embedded C++
12 10 (1.20%) VB
13 9 (1.08%) Jython
14 6 (0.72%) Apex Code
14 6 (0.72%) VBScript
15 5 (0.60%) COBOL
16 4 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 579 (69.42%) PMI Certification
2 251 (30.10%) Degree
3 77 (9.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 65 (7.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 42 (5.04%) APMP
6 30 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 29 (3.48%) APMG
8 27 (3.24%) ISEB
9 15 (1.80%) Security Cleared
10 14 (1.68%) CISSP
11 10 (1.20%) Master's Degree
11 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.20%) PgMP
12 7 (0.84%) CISA
12 7 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 7 (0.84%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.84%) MBA
13 6 (0.72%) CAPM
13 6 (0.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (12.59%) PMO
2 69 (8.27%) QA
3 18 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.80%) ISO 9001
5 13 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.56%) MiFID
6 12 (1.44%) P3O
7 8 (0.96%) EMIR
7 8 (0.96%) PMBOK
7 8 (0.96%) SLA
8 7 (0.84%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.60%) COBIT
9 5 (0.60%) GDPR
9 5 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.48%) AIFMD
10 4 (0.48%) TickIT
10 4 (0.48%) UCITS
11 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.24%) BS25999
12 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.24%) Docker
4 2 (0.24%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) ACF2
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (1.32%) SCVMM
2 9 (1.08%) Ansible
2 9 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.08%) Puppet
3 5 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 133 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.19%) Oracle
3 48 (5.76%) SAP
4 29 (3.48%) Red Hat
5 28 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (2.88%) HP
7 23 (2.76%) Cisco
8 22 (2.64%) VMware
9 20 (2.40%) IBM
10 19 (2.28%) Bloomberg
10 19 (2.28%) Citrix
10 19 (2.28%) LexisNexis
11 16 (1.92%) Cognizant
12 14 (1.68%) CheckPoint
13 12 (1.44%) EMC
13 12 (1.44%) NetApp
13 12 (1.44%) Siebel
13 12 (1.44%) Tableau
14 11 (1.32%) Blue Prism
14 11 (1.32%) BMC