Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 658 591 537
Rank change year-on-year -67 -54 +25
Permanent jobs citing PMP 432 113 673
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 1.08% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 279 93 509
10th Percentile £40,500 £36,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - -4.17% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,730
90th Percentile £89,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 27,125 10,445 31,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.60% 21.57% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15,114 8,037 23,416
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,651 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.75% +7.78% -

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 -83 366 £57,500 -4.17% 61
UK excluding London -85 219 £52,500 - 49
London -155 141 £72,500 +7.41% 18
Work from Home -158 125 £55,000 - 13
South East -101 85 £50,000 -14.16% 15
North of England -59 70 £50,000 +29.87% 11
North West -45 59 £50,000 +29.87% 9
Midlands -92 34 £52,500 +23.53% 6
West Midlands -106 22 £52,500 +19.91%
East Midlands -67 12 £52,500 +23.53% 6
East of England -92 12 £54,750 -4.78% 3
Yorkshire -100 11 £55,000 -
South West -87 7 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Northern Ireland -39 6 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Wales -44 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Scotland -90 2 £51,038 +2.08% 3

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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.

1 329 (76.16%) Project Management
2 317 (73.38%) PMI Certification
3 254 (58.80%) PRINCE2
4 198 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (40.05%) Finance
6 167 (38.66%) Social Skills
7 124 (28.70%) Degree
8 107 (24.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 101 (23.38%) Project Delivery
10 75 (17.36%) Microsoft Project
11 71 (16.44%) Microsoft
12 69 (15.97%) Scrum
13 64 (14.81%) Management Information System
13 64 (14.81%) Waterfall
14 62 (14.35%) Change Management
14 62 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
15 58 (13.43%) Migration
16 56 (12.96%) Project Planning
17 55 (12.73%) SAP
18 52 (12.04%) Risk Management
19 49 (11.34%) ITIL
20 48 (11.11%) Programme Management
21 45 (10.42%) SharePoint
22 44 (10.19%) Computer Science
22 44 (10.19%) Life Science
23 42 (9.72%) Project Governance
24 41 (9.49%) Logistics
24 41 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
24 41 (9.49%) Oracle
24 41 (9.49%) 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 45 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 34 (7.87%) Documentum
3 17 (3.94%) Confluence
4 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.46%) CMS
5 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
6 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 75 (17.36%) Microsoft Project
2 41 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (3.94%) MS Visio
5 15 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (2.08%) Windchill
7 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.47%) TrackWise
2 9 (2.08%) Primavera
3 8 (1.85%) NetSuite
4 7 (1.62%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.39%) SAP ERP
5 6 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.93%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.46%) Infor LN
7 2 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.23%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.23%) Maximo
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.80%) SaaS
2 35 (8.10%) Veeva
3 28 (6.48%) Azure
4 22 (5.09%) AWS
5 21 (4.86%) Smartsheet
6 16 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (3.47%) Power Platform
8 13 (3.01%) Microsoft 365
9 11 (2.55%) GCP
10 9 (2.08%) PaaS
11 5 (1.16%) IaaS
12 2 (0.46%) Google Workspace
12 2 (0.46%) Slack
12 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.23%) Asana
13 1 (0.23%) Matillion
13 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.23%) Serverless
13 1 (0.23%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.08%) Firewall
2 7 (1.62%) Extranet
3 6 (1.39%) Internet
3 6 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.16%) Intranet
4 5 (1.16%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.16%) WAN
5 4 (0.93%) SAN
6 3 (0.69%) DNS
6 3 (0.69%) LAN
6 3 (0.69%) NAS
6 3 (0.69%) Network Security
6 3 (0.69%) SD-WAN
6 3 (0.69%) Wireless
7 2 (0.46%) Broadband
7 2 (0.46%) VSAN
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
8 1 (0.23%) Skype
8 1 (0.23%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.24%) Power BI
2 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.39%) Metadata
4 5 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 5 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.93%) Couchbase
5 4 (0.93%) MySQL
5 4 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.46%) Big Data
6 2 (0.46%) OLAP
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.46%) Tableau
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.23%) MS Access
7 1 (0.23%) OLTP
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.23%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 32 (7.41%) JIRA
2 5 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.46%) Toad
4 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 173 (40.05%) Finance
2 167 (38.66%) Social Skills
3 36 (8.33%) Presentation Skills
4 34 (7.87%) Telecoms
5 26 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (5.79%) Publishing
7 22 (5.09%) Manufacturing
7 22 (5.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (4.86%) Retail
9 20 (4.63%) Influencing Skills
9 20 (4.63%) Law
10 19 (4.40%) Marketing
10 19 (4.40%) Organisational Skills
11 17 (3.94%) Legal
12 12 (2.78%) French Language
12 12 (2.78%) German Language
13 9 (2.08%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (2.08%) Italian Language
13 9 (2.08%) Spanish Language
14 8 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 273 (63.19%) Project Manager
2 84 (19.44%) IT Manager
3 76 (17.59%) IT Project Manager
4 46 (10.65%) Senior Manager
5 42 (9.72%) Senior Project Manager
6 33 (7.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 32 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 27 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
9 19 (4.40%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 19 (4.40%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
10 17 (3.94%) Telecoms Manager
11 16 (3.70%) Programme Manager
12 15 (3.47%) Consultant
12 15 (3.47%) Senior Consultant
13 13 (3.01%) Transformation Manager
14 12 (2.78%) Software Project Manager
15 10 (2.31%) Applications Manager
15 10 (2.31%) Applications Project Manager
15 10 (2.31%) Migration Project Manager
15 10 (2.31%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.39%) .NET
2 5 (1.16%) Middleware
2 5 (1.16%) React
3 4 (0.93%) OpenID
4 3 (0.69%) COM
5 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.46%) HTML
5 2 (0.46%) ODBC
6 1 (0.23%) Flash
6 1 (0.23%) Node.js
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.23%) Velocity
6 1 (0.23%) Web Services
6 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 44 (10.19%) Life Science
3 41 (9.49%) PMI
4 23 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.47%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.08%) Biotechnology
8 8 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.85%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.39%) FMCG
10 6 (1.39%) Pharmacovigilance
11 4 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.93%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (0.93%) Smart City
11 4 (0.93%) User Experience
12 3 (0.69%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.25%) Windows
2 16 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.24%) Unix
4 4 (0.93%) Linux
4 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.23%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (76.16%) Project Management
2 254 (58.80%) PRINCE2
3 198 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (24.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 101 (23.38%) Project Delivery
6 69 (15.97%) Scrum
7 64 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 62 (14.35%) Change Management
8 62 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
9 58 (13.43%) Migration
10 56 (12.96%) Project Planning
11 52 (12.04%) Risk Management
12 49 (11.34%) ITIL
13 48 (11.11%) Programme Management
14 44 (10.19%) Computer Science
15 42 (9.72%) Project Governance
16 41 (9.49%) Logistics
17 37 (8.56%) Validation
18 36 (8.33%) ERP
19 33 (7.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.85%) SQL
2 6 (1.39%) C
2 6 (1.39%) C#
2 6 (1.39%) Java
3 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.46%) Python
3 2 (0.46%) VBA
4 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 317 (73.38%) PMI Certification
2 124 (28.70%) Degree
3 23 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 22 (5.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (3.24%) CAPM
7 12 (2.78%) APMP
8 10 (2.31%) PhD
9 9 (2.08%) CISSP
9 9 (2.08%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.85%) MBA
11 7 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.39%) CISM
12 6 (1.39%) MCP
13 5 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.93%) CCNP
14 4 (0.93%) CEH
14 4 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
15 3 (0.69%) APMG
15 3 (0.69%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.56%) PMO
2 11 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.31%) SLA
4 9 (2.08%) ISO 13485
5 8 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.93%) RMADS
7 2 (0.46%) EMIR
7 2 (0.46%) GDPR
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.46%) MiFID
7 2 (0.46%) P3O
7 2 (0.46%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.46%) QA
7 2 (0.46%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.23%) GxP
8 1 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 9 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.16%) Docker
3 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.46%) vCloud
4 2 (0.46%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.46%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.46%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.46%) vRealize
2 2 (0.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 71 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.73%) SAP
3 41 (9.49%) Oracle
4 25 (5.79%) OpenText
5 20 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (3.47%) Workday
7 13 (3.01%) VMware
8 9 (2.08%) PTC
9 8 (1.85%) Google
9 8 (1.85%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.62%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.39%) Epicor
11 6 (1.39%) IBM
12 4 (0.93%) Cisco
12 4 (0.93%) LexisNexis
12 4 (0.93%) Sage
13 3 (0.69%) HP
13 3 (0.69%) Informatica
13 3 (0.69%) Progress
13 3 (0.69%) Sophos