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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 620 639 602
Rank change year-on-year +19 -37 -46
Permanent jobs citing PMP 720 261 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 1.39% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 447 212 289
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,575 £42,400
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,625 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £78,725 £91,125 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +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 39,383 18,714 20,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.56% 20.87% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16,878 12,238 15,560
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,675 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for PMP in the UK

PMP
Top 17 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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -17 584 £60,000 - 69
UK excluding London +44 333 £50,000 - 48
Work from Home -64 292 £57,500 -4.17% 16
London -122 261 £62,500 -13.79% 21
South East 0 145 £52,500 - 18
North of England -57 55 £50,000 +17.65% 14
East of England -57 45 £63,950 +21.81% 3
Midlands -38 41 £51,250 +12.64% 10
North West -57 33 £52,500 +20.00% 5
West Midlands -28 31 £51,250 +12.64% 3
South West -14 22 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire -40 18 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Scotland -62 11 £70,000 +60.51%
East Midlands - 10 £53,750 - 7
Northern Ireland - 8 £65,000 -
Wales -34 7 £40,000 +15.94%
North East - 4 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 571 (79.31%) Project Management
2 563 (78.19%) PMI Certification
3 476 (66.11%) PRINCE2
4 401 (55.69%) Agile
5 316 (43.89%) Finance
6 266 (36.94%) Degree
7 257 (35.69%) Social Skills
8 199 (27.64%) Project Delivery
9 177 (24.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 168 (23.33%) Scrum
11 139 (19.31%) ITIL
12 115 (15.97%) Risk Management
13 114 (15.83%) Management Information System
14 106 (14.72%) SaaS
14 106 (14.72%) PMO
15 105 (14.58%) Microsoft
16 92 (12.78%) SDLC
17 87 (12.08%) Microsoft Project
18 86 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
18 86 (11.94%) Programme Management
19 85 (11.81%) SharePoint
19 85 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
20 84 (11.67%) Waterfall
21 81 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
22 80 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
23 79 (10.97%) PRINCE
24 78 (10.83%) Migration
25 75 (10.42%) Change Control
26 74 (10.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 72 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 85 (11.81%) SharePoint
2 55 (7.64%) Documentum
3 14 (1.94%) Confluence
4 7 (0.97%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 87 (12.08%) Microsoft Project
2 86 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
4 72 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (4.31%) MS Visio
6 20 (2.78%) Windchill
7 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (5.28%) TrackWise
2 14 (1.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 13 (1.81%) NetSuite
4 8 (1.11%) Changepoint
4 8 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.69%) Toggl
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.28%) Lawson
7 2 (0.28%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.14%) Maximo
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 106 (14.72%) SaaS
2 60 (8.33%) Veeva
3 39 (5.42%) Azure
4 32 (4.44%) Smartsheet
5 18 (2.50%) AWS
5 18 (2.50%) Microsoft 365
6 15 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (2.08%) Power Platform
7 12 (1.67%) Google Workspace
8 10 (1.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 9 (1.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 8 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.11%) IaaS
11 7 (0.97%) PaaS
12 6 (0.83%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.69%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.56%) Boomi
14 4 (0.56%) Google Ads
15 3 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.22%) WAN
2 15 (2.08%) LAN
3 10 (1.39%) BGP
4 9 (1.25%) 4G
4 9 (1.25%) 5G
4 9 (1.25%) Firewall
4 9 (1.25%) MPLS
5 8 (1.11%) Skype
5 8 (1.11%) Wireless
6 6 (0.83%) WLAN
7 5 (0.69%) SD-WAN
8 4 (0.56%) Broadband
9 3 (0.42%) DNS
9 3 (0.42%) Extranet
9 3 (0.42%) Internet
9 3 (0.42%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.42%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.28%) VPN
10 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.94%) Power BI
2 12 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.39%) Big Data
4 8 (1.11%) Tableau
5 5 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.56%) Data Lake
6 4 (0.56%) MySQL
7 3 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.42%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.28%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.28%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.14%) Bigtable
9 1 (0.14%) Informix
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (7.50%) JIRA
2 4 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.14%) ERwin
General
1 316 (43.89%) Finance
2 257 (35.69%) Social Skills
3 81 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (8.89%) Organisational Skills
5 52 (7.22%) Retail
6 46 (6.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 45 (6.25%) Telecoms
8 43 (5.97%) Influencing Skills
8 43 (5.97%) Marketing
9 39 (5.42%) Legal
10 37 (5.14%) Manufacturing
11 36 (5.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 35 (4.86%) Presentation Skills
12 35 (4.86%) Publishing
13 34 (4.72%) Banking
14 29 (4.03%) French Language
15 28 (3.89%) Spanish Language
16 27 (3.75%) German Language
17 24 (3.33%) Italian Language
18 20 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 427 (59.31%) Project Manager
2 143 (19.86%) Senior Manager
3 132 (18.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 107 (14.86%) IT Manager
5 99 (13.75%) IT Project Manager
6 40 (5.56%) Consultant
7 38 (5.28%) Analyst
7 38 (5.28%) Senior IT Manager
7 38 (5.28%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 32 (4.44%) Programme Manager
9 27 (3.75%) Portfolio Manager
10 26 (3.61%) Senior Consultant
11 25 (3.47%) Environment Manager
12 24 (3.33%) Software Project Manager
13 23 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
13 23 (3.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 20 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
14 20 (2.78%) Technical Manager
14 20 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
15 18 (2.50%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.69%) HTML
1 5 (0.69%) Middleware
2 3 (0.42%) React
2 3 (0.42%) Velocity
3 2 (0.28%) .NET
3 2 (0.28%) ADO
3 2 (0.28%) CSS
3 2 (0.28%) EDI
3 2 (0.28%) JSON
3 2 (0.28%) OpenID
3 2 (0.28%) PySpark
3 2 (0.28%) XML
4 1 (0.14%) HTML5
4 1 (0.14%) Node.js
4 1 (0.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 114 (15.83%) Management Information System
2 63 (8.75%) Life Science
3 47 (6.53%) PMI
4 28 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (3.61%) Biotechnology
6 20 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 18 (2.50%) Pharmacovigilance
8 15 (2.08%) User Experience
8 15 (2.08%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.25%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.25%) Smart Meter
11 8 (1.11%) FMCG
12 7 (0.97%) Cyber Defence
12 7 (0.97%) Cyberattack
12 7 (0.97%) Cybercrime
12 7 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.83%) NHS
13 6 (0.83%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.78%) Windows
2 10 (1.39%) Unix
3 9 (1.25%) Linux
3 9 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.83%) VMS
5 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.14%) Android
7 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (79.31%) Project Management
2 476 (66.11%) PRINCE2
3 401 (55.69%) Agile
4 199 (27.64%) Project Delivery
5 177 (24.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 168 (23.33%) Scrum
7 139 (19.31%) ITIL
8 115 (15.97%) Risk Management
9 92 (12.78%) SDLC
10 86 (11.94%) Programme Management
11 85 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
12 84 (11.67%) Waterfall
13 79 (10.97%) PRINCE
14 78 (10.83%) Migration
15 75 (10.42%) Change Control
16 70 (9.72%) Change Management
17 67 (9.31%) Validation
18 66 (9.17%) DevOps
19 64 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
19 64 (8.89%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.36%) SQL
2 13 (1.81%) Java
3 7 (0.97%) C
4 5 (0.69%) VBA
5 4 (0.56%) C#
5 4 (0.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.56%) Python
6 2 (0.28%) Bash
6 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 563 (78.19%) PMI Certification
2 266 (36.94%) Degree
3 74 (10.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 42 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 33 (4.58%) APMP
6 32 (4.44%) Security Cleared
7 22 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (2.78%) SC Cleared
9 16 (2.22%) ISEB
10 15 (2.08%) Master's Degree
11 10 (1.39%) CAPM
11 10 (1.39%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.83%) MBA
13 5 (0.69%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (0.69%) CISM
13 5 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.69%) SANS
14 4 (0.56%) CREST Certified
14 4 (0.56%) GPEN
14 4 (0.56%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (14.72%) PMO
2 53 (7.36%) QA
3 40 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (3.19%) P3O
5 22 (3.06%) GxP
6 20 (2.78%) ISO 13485
7 19 (2.64%) Data Quality
8 14 (1.94%) NIST
9 8 (1.11%) GRC
10 6 (0.83%) COBIT
10 6 (0.83%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.69%) ECSS
12 4 (0.56%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.56%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.56%) SOC 2
13 2 (0.28%) GLBA
13 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.28%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.14%) QRadar
1 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 105 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.17%) Oracle
3 58 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
4 56 (7.78%) SAP
5 35 (4.86%) OpenText
6 26 (3.61%) Google
7 24 (3.33%) Workday
8 20 (2.78%) PTC
9 16 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.67%) JD Edwards
11 10 (1.39%) Cisco
11 10 (1.39%) VMware
12 8 (1.11%) Epicor
12 8 (1.11%) Planview
12 8 (1.11%) Sage
13 7 (0.97%) Civica
14 5 (0.69%) Citrix
14 5 (0.69%) NEC
14 5 (0.69%) Remedy
14 5 (0.69%) Talend