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

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 597 580 547
Rank change year-on-year -17 -33 +52
Permanent jobs citing PMP 124 560 800
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 1.86% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 113 455 566
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £39,000
90th Percentile £78,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,570 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.80% +3.14% -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 11,547 30,130 38,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.53% 22.45% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8,813 22,318 28,097
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -10 114 £57,500 -4.17% 31
London +30 64 £70,000 +3.70% 9
UK excluding London +56 52 £52,500 +1.80% 24
South East +91 27 £59,000 -1.67% 12
Work from Home -33 15 £55,000 - 6
East of England +127 8 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Midlands +93 6 £40,032 -31.57% 7
North of England +92 6 £38,500 -9.41% 2
North West +75 5 £38,500 -9.41% 2
West Midlands +69 5 £37,563 -34.10% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £52,500 -
South West +96 1 £55,000 +3.77%
East Midlands +76 1 £42,500 -43.33% 5
Yorkshire +73 1 - -
Wales +52 1 £50,000 +7.53% 2
Scotland +49 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 98 (79.03%) Project Management
2 84 (67.74%) PMI Certification
3 74 (59.68%) PRINCE2
4 60 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (37.90%) Finance
6 38 (30.65%) ITIL
7 30 (24.19%) Degree
8 29 (23.39%) Project Delivery
9 24 (19.35%) JIRA
9 24 (19.35%) Scrum
10 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
10 22 (17.74%) Azure
11 21 (16.94%) PRINCE
12 20 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (15.32%) Oracle
14 18 (14.52%) Italian Language
15 17 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (12.90%) Waterfall
16 16 (12.90%) Workflow
16 16 (12.90%) ITSM
17 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (11.29%) ServiceNow
18 14 (11.29%) Data Centre
18 14 (11.29%) Remedy
18 14 (11.29%) Java
18 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Project
18 14 (11.29%) Remedy ITSM
18 14 (11.29%) Data Management
19 13 (10.48%) Unix
19 13 (10.48%) PMI

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 (10.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.61%) Confluence
2 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.42%) NetSuite
2 3 (2.42%) Shopify
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.61%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.81%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.81%) Lawson
4 1 (0.81%) Magento
4 1 (0.81%) Maximo
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.81%) Sage 500
4 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.74%) Azure
2 11 (8.87%) AWS
3 8 (6.45%) IaaS
3 8 (6.45%) PaaS
4 5 (4.03%) SaaS
5 3 (2.42%) Office 365
6 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.61%) GCP
6 2 (1.61%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.81%) Boomi
7 1 (0.81%) Google Docs
7 1 (0.81%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.81%) Serverless
7 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) LAN
2 7 (5.65%) WAN
3 4 (3.23%) Firewall
3 4 (3.23%) SAN
4 3 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.61%) GSM
5 2 (1.61%) Internet
5 2 (1.61%) OSPF
5 2 (1.61%) Skype
5 2 (1.61%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.81%) CDMA
6 1 (0.81%) LTE
6 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.81%) Network Security
6 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.81%) TETRA
6 1 (0.81%) UMTS
6 1 (0.81%) VoIP
6 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.61%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.81%) Power BI
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) JIRA
2 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.81%) VersionOne
General
1 47 (37.90%) Finance
2 18 (14.52%) Italian Language
3 5 (4.03%) Marketing
3 5 (4.03%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
3 5 (4.03%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.23%) French Language
4 4 (3.23%) German Language
5 3 (2.42%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.61%) Back Office
6 2 (1.61%) Front Office
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 58 (46.77%) Project Manager
2 14 (11.29%) Analyst
3 13 (10.48%) Customer Support Manager
3 13 (10.48%) ITIL Manager
3 13 (10.48%) Support Manager
4 9 (7.26%) Digital Project Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (5.65%) Architect
6 7 (5.65%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (4.03%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (4.03%) Software Manager
8 4 (3.23%) E-Commerce Manager
8 4 (3.23%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 4 (3.23%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.23%) Software Asset Manager
9 3 (2.42%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) JSON
2 2 (1.61%) Middleware
2 2 (1.61%) Velocity
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) COM
3 1 (0.81%) EDI
3 1 (0.81%) LDAP
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.81%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.48%) PMI
4 11 (8.87%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (4.03%) Reinsurance
6 4 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.23%) User Experience
7 2 (1.61%) CMDB
7 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.61%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.61%) Life Science
7 2 (1.61%) NHS
7 2 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.81%) LIMS
8 1 (0.81%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.48%) Unix
2 2 (1.61%) Linux
2 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.61%) Windows
2 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (79.03%) Project Management
2 74 (59.68%) PRINCE2
3 60 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (30.65%) ITIL
5 29 (23.39%) Project Delivery
6 24 (19.35%) Scrum
7 21 (16.94%) PRINCE
8 20 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (12.90%) ITSM
10 16 (12.90%) Waterfall
10 16 (12.90%) Workflow
11 14 (11.29%) Data Management
12 13 (10.48%) SDLC
13 11 (8.87%) Business Case
14 10 (8.06%) Computer Science
14 10 (8.06%) Migration
15 9 (7.26%) Change Control
15 9 (7.26%) Project Governance
15 9 (7.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.29%) Java
2 6 (4.84%) SQL
3 3 (2.42%) C
4 1 (0.81%) C++
4 1 (0.81%) Python
4 1 (0.81%) Ruby
4 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (67.74%) PMI Certification
2 30 (24.19%) Degree
3 9 (7.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (4.84%) CCNP
4 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.03%) CAPM
5 5 (4.03%) CCNA
5 5 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.23%) APMP
6 4 (3.23%) CISSP
6 4 (3.23%) MCP
6 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.42%) CITP
7 3 (2.42%) GSEC
7 3 (2.42%) MCSE
8 2 (1.61%) CEH
8 2 (1.61%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) PMO
2 6 (4.84%) QA
3 5 (4.03%) GDPR
3 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.42%) COBIT
5 2 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.81%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.81%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.81%) P3O
6 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.32%) Oracle
3 14 (11.29%) Remedy
3 14 (11.29%) ServiceNow
4 9 (7.26%) SAP
5 8 (6.45%) Cisco
6 5 (4.03%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (4.03%) VMware
7 4 (3.23%) Citrix
7 4 (3.23%) Snow
8 3 (2.42%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.61%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.61%) Google
9 2 (1.61%) HP
9 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.61%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.61%) Veeam
10 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.81%) Mitel