Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 539 468
Rank change year-on-year +8 -71 -10
Permanent jobs citing PMP 892 834 1,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.48% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 1.94% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 659 657 989
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,650 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 41,220 43,019 55,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.86% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30,962 33,691 44,344
UK median annual salary £49,658 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.35% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 -1 792 £60,000 +4.35% 71
UK excluding London +24 482 £55,000 +4.76% 47
London +5 383 £67,000 +3.08% 30
South East +43 150 £57,500 +4.55% 19
North of England +38 96 £50,000 - 9
Midlands -4 82 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Scotland +31 73 £56,250 +32.35% 2
West Midlands +3 60 £60,000 +4.35%
North West +17 55 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England -15 52 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Yorkshire +28 34 £52,500 -4.55%
South West -46 25 £47,500 +5.56% 8
East Midlands +14 22 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North East -10 7 £43,000 -4.44% 2
Wales +4 3 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Northern Ireland +5 1 £45,000 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 721 (80.83%) PRINCE2
2 696 (78.03%) Project Management
3 645 (72.31%) PMI Certification
4 458 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
5 364 (40.81%) Finance
6 251 (28.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 213 (23.88%) Degree
8 191 (21.41%) Microsoft
9 178 (19.96%) Scrum
10 147 (16.48%) ITIL
11 146 (16.37%) Microsoft Project
12 143 (16.03%) Waterfall
13 139 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
14 132 (14.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 129 (14.46%) Change Management
16 125 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
17 114 (12.78%) Programme Management
18 112 (12.56%) PMI
19 109 (12.22%) Banking
20 108 (12.11%) SDLC
21 107 (12.00%) PMO
22 105 (11.77%) Presales
23 104 (11.66%) Software Delivery
24 95 (10.65%) Risk Management
25 88 (9.87%) Service Delivery
26 84 (9.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
27 77 (8.63%) Line Management
28 76 (8.52%) Self-Motivation
28 76 (8.52%) Retail
29 74 (8.30%) PRINCE

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 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.92%) Confluence
3 11 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.78%) SAS
6 5 (0.56%) IIS
7 4 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.34%) CICS
8 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) Apache
9 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 146 (16.37%) Microsoft Project
2 57 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (5.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 49 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
5 36 (4.04%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.45%) Gephi
7 4 (0.45%) SPSS
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.22%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.22%) Maya
Business Applications
1 24 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (1.79%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.56%) Aareon QL
6 5 (0.56%) Academy Housing
6 5 (0.56%) MIS ActiveH
6 5 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
6 5 (0.56%) OPENContractor
6 5 (0.56%) OPENHousing
6 5 (0.56%) Orchard Housing
6 5 (0.56%) Servitor
7 4 (0.45%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.34%) Maximo
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.34%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (0.22%) Primavera
9 2 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (5.27%) SaaS
3 38 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (4.26%) Office 365
4 23 (2.58%) IaaS
5 21 (2.35%) PaaS
6 15 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.45%) Force.com
8 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (0.45%) Veeva
9 2 (0.22%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.22%) G Suite
9 2 (0.22%) GitHub
9 2 (0.22%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.22%) Slack
9 2 (0.22%) Trello
10 1 (0.11%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.15%) Firewall
2 25 (2.80%) BGP
2 25 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
2 25 (2.80%) Internet
2 25 (2.80%) OSPF
2 25 (2.80%) SNMP
3 22 (2.47%) DHCP
3 22 (2.47%) DNS
4 20 (2.24%) IPsec
4 20 (2.24%) VPN
5 19 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (2.13%) FWSM
5 19 (2.13%) Software-Defined Networking
6 8 (0.90%) LAN
7 7 (0.78%) MPLS
7 7 (0.78%) SAN
7 7 (0.78%) WAN
8 6 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (0.67%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.70%) Big Data
2 23 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.12%) QlikView
5 7 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.67%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.56%) Power BI
7 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.45%) DB2
8 4 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.22%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.22%) HBase
10 2 (0.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 67 (7.51%) JIRA
2 19 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.67%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (0.56%) Selenium
5 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.34%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.34%) JMeter
6 3 (0.34%) JUnit
6 3 (0.34%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.11%) Grunt
8 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.11%) SOAtest
8 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 364 (40.81%) Finance
2 109 (12.22%) Banking
3 76 (8.52%) Retail
4 58 (6.50%) Marketing
5 50 (5.61%) Legal
6 35 (3.92%) Retail Banking
7 33 (3.70%) Law
7 33 (3.70%) Telecoms
8 30 (3.36%) Manufacturing
9 27 (3.03%) Advertising
10 21 (2.35%) Investment Banking
10 21 (2.35%) Publishing
11 19 (2.13%) Back Office
12 11 (1.23%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.12%) Military
14 8 (0.90%) Billing
15 6 (0.67%) Games
15 6 (0.67%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 488 (54.71%) Project Manager
2 131 (14.69%) IT Manager
3 116 (13.00%) IT Project Manager
4 110 (12.33%) Senior Manager
5 105 (11.77%) Senior Project Manager
6 101 (11.32%) Software Project Manager
7 62 (6.95%) Programme Manager
8 40 (4.48%) Analyst
8 40 (4.48%) Architect
9 30 (3.36%) Consultant
9 30 (3.36%) Delivery Manager
9 30 (3.36%) Delivery Project Manager
9 30 (3.36%) Technical Manager
10 29 (3.25%) Agile Project Manager
10 29 (3.25%) Senior IT Manager
10 29 (3.25%) Senior IT Project Manager
10 29 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.14%) Applications Manager
12 25 (2.80%) Applications Project Manager
13 24 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.69%) .NET
2 20 (2.24%) LDAP
3 18 (2.02%) XML
4 7 (0.78%) COM
5 6 (0.67%) JSON
5 6 (0.67%) Web Services
6 5 (0.56%) EDI
6 5 (0.56%) HTML
6 5 (0.56%) RESTful
7 4 (0.45%) EJB
7 4 (0.45%) Spring
7 4 (0.45%) Struts
7 4 (0.45%) Visualforce
8 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.34%) Mason
8 3 (0.34%) Middleware
8 3 (0.34%) REST
8 3 (0.34%) SAP Fiori
8 3 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.34%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 139 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (12.56%) PMI
3 76 (8.52%) Self-Motivation
4 72 (8.07%) Management Information System
5 69 (7.74%) Data Centre
6 50 (5.61%) Computer Science
7 34 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (3.70%) Fintech
9 32 (3.59%) Virtual Team
10 26 (2.91%) User Experience
11 24 (2.69%) Social Network
12 21 (2.35%) CMDB
13 19 (2.13%) Mobile App
13 19 (2.13%) PKI
14 16 (1.79%) FMCG
15 8 (0.90%) Life Science
16 7 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
17 5 (0.56%) Fixed Income
17 5 (0.56%) Mainframe
17 5 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.13%) Windows
2 11 (1.23%) Windows 10
3 10 (1.12%) Windows 7
4 8 (0.90%) Linux
5 5 (0.56%) Windows 8
5 5 (0.56%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.22%) Unix
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (80.83%) PRINCE2
2 696 (78.03%) Project Management
3 458 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 251 (28.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 178 (19.96%) Scrum
6 147 (16.48%) ITIL
7 143 (16.03%) Waterfall
8 132 (14.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 129 (14.46%) Change Management
10 125 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
11 114 (12.78%) Programme Management
12 108 (12.11%) SDLC
13 105 (11.77%) Presales
14 104 (11.66%) Software Delivery
15 95 (10.65%) Risk Management
16 88 (9.87%) Service Delivery
17 77 (8.63%) Line Management
18 74 (8.30%) PRINCE
19 73 (8.18%) Project Planning
20 71 (7.96%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (3.36%) Java
2 29 (3.25%) SQL
3 25 (2.80%) C
4 15 (1.68%) C#
5 12 (1.35%) C++
6 8 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.90%) VBA
7 5 (0.56%) R
7 5 (0.56%) VBScript
8 4 (0.45%) Apex Code
8 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.45%) Python
8 4 (0.45%) REXX
9 3 (0.34%) COBOL
9 3 (0.34%) Perl
9 3 (0.34%) PL/1
9 3 (0.34%) Scala
9 3 (0.34%) VB
10 2 (0.22%) PHP
10 2 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 645 (72.31%) PMI Certification
2 213 (23.88%) Degree
3 84 (9.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 56 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 37 (4.15%) ISEB
6 34 (3.81%) CAPM
6 34 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 30 (3.36%) CCNP
9 28 (3.14%) Security Cleared
10 21 (2.35%) CISSP
11 19 (2.13%) APMP
12 18 (2.02%) SC Cleared
13 17 (1.91%) CEH
13 17 (1.91%) CompTIA Security+
14 16 (1.79%) APMG
15 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.12%) MCSE
18 9 (1.01%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (12.00%) PMO
2 44 (4.93%) QA
3 35 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (2.80%) GDPR
5 17 (1.91%) GPG13
6 16 (1.79%) PMBOK
7 12 (1.35%) COBIT
8 11 (1.23%) P3O
9 9 (1.01%) EMIR
9 9 (1.01%) MiFID
10 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.67%) SLA
11 5 (0.56%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.45%) AIFMD
12 4 (0.45%) GCP
13 2 (0.22%) SEPA
14 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 32 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.56%) KVM
4 4 (0.45%) ACF2
4 4 (0.45%) RACF
5 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.22%) XenApp
5 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.45%) SCCM
2 3 (0.34%) HP ALM
2 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (0.22%) Oozie
3 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 191 (21.41%) Microsoft
2 56 (6.28%) SAP
3 48 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
4 45 (5.04%) Oracle
5 43 (4.82%) CheckPoint
6 41 (4.60%) Cisco
6 41 (4.60%) Citrix
7 39 (4.37%) VMware
8 30 (3.36%) F5
9 24 (2.69%) NetApp
10 23 (2.58%) EMC
11 19 (2.13%) CA
11 19 (2.13%) Fortinet
11 19 (2.13%) Juniper
12 17 (1.91%) Google
13 13 (1.46%) Adobe
14 12 (1.35%) HP
15 11 (1.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 11 (1.23%) Sitecore
16 10 (1.12%) JD Edwards