Period
to 18 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 537 543 575
Rank change year-on-year +6 +32 -129
Permanent jobs citing PMP 671 846 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 2.13% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 521 612 612
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £42,000 £38,775 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,175 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -4.55%

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 33,206 39,706 43,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.45% 23.67% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24,097 29,486 33,210
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +19 639 £60,000 - 44
UK excluding London -39 328 £50,000 -4.76% 37
London +49 318 £67,500 - 16
South East +32 180 £55,000 -8.33% 9
North of England -8 56 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Midlands +20 38 £55,000 +15.79% 7
North West -31 27 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire +14 26 £47,500 +2.70% 5
West Midlands 0 24 £55,000 +15.79% 6
South West +2 19 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Scotland -11 19 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East Midlands +24 14 £41,000 -13.68% 1
East of England +46 11 £57,500 +19.79% 2
Wales +9 4 £48,000 +42.22% 3
North East +26 3 £45,000 +40.63%
Northern Ireland -9 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 564 (84.05%) Project Management
2 560 (83.46%) PRINCE2
3 526 (78.39%) PMI Certification
4 356 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
5 283 (42.18%) Finance
6 197 (29.36%) Project Delivery
7 174 (25.93%) Degree
8 166 (24.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 139 (20.72%) ITIL
10 119 (17.73%) Scrum
11 108 (16.10%) Microsoft
12 98 (14.61%) Programme Management
13 96 (14.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 95 (14.16%) Risk Management
15 94 (14.01%) PMO
16 88 (13.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 86 (12.82%) PMI
17 86 (12.82%) PRINCE
18 76 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
19 75 (11.18%) Change Management
20 74 (11.03%) Decision-Making
21 73 (10.88%) Waterfall
22 70 (10.43%) Microsoft Project
23 67 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
24 66 (9.84%) Coaching
25 61 (9.09%) People Management
25 61 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
25 61 (9.09%) Management Information System
25 61 (9.09%) Project Planning
26 60 (8.94%) SAP

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 15 (2.24%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.45%) SugarCRM
6 2 (0.30%) CMS
6 2 (0.30%) Liferay
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.15%) IIS
7 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 70 (10.43%) Microsoft Project
2 47 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
4 30 (4.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (3.43%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (2.53%) NetSuite
4 12 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.89%) Lawson
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.45%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.45%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.30%) Exstream
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.64%) Azure
2 39 (5.81%) AWS
3 24 (3.58%) SaaS
4 19 (2.83%) Dynamics 365
4 19 (2.83%) Office 365
5 8 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.89%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.75%) Boomi
8 3 (0.45%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.45%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.30%) GCP
9 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.68%) WAN
2 10 (1.49%) LAN
3 9 (1.34%) Firewall
4 7 (1.04%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.75%) DNS
6 3 (0.45%) NAS
6 3 (0.45%) SAN
6 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.30%) DHCP
7 2 (0.30%) Internet
7 2 (0.30%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) FTP
8 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
8 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.15%) VLAN
8 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.13%) Big Data
3 15 (2.24%) Apache Hive
3 15 (2.24%) Impala
4 9 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.45%) MySQL
6 3 (0.45%) Power BI
7 2 (0.30%) DB2
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.15%) DTS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.15%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.04%) JIRA
2 5 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 283 (42.18%) Finance
2 50 (7.45%) Manufacturing
3 44 (6.56%) Public Sector
4 26 (3.87%) Marketing
4 26 (3.87%) Retail
5 23 (3.43%) Advertising
5 23 (3.43%) Law
6 22 (3.28%) Banking
6 22 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 20 (2.98%) Legal
8 18 (2.68%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.24%) Automotive
9 15 (2.24%) Back Office
10 13 (1.94%) Local Government
11 5 (0.75%) Military
12 4 (0.60%) Social Housing
13 3 (0.45%) Billing
13 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 437 (65.13%) Project Manager
2 131 (19.52%) Senior Manager
3 121 (18.03%) IT Manager
3 121 (18.03%) Senior Project Manager
4 102 (15.20%) IT Project Manager
5 36 (5.37%) SAP Manager
5 36 (5.37%) Senior IT Manager
6 34 (5.07%) SAP Project Manager
7 33 (4.92%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 31 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
8 31 (4.62%) Programme Manager
9 30 (4.47%) Software Project Manager
10 26 (3.87%) Delivery Manager
11 25 (3.73%) Project Leader
12 24 (3.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 22 (3.28%) Technical Manager
14 21 (3.13%) Analyst
15 20 (2.98%) Product Manager
15 20 (2.98%) Technical Project Manager
16 18 (2.68%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.19%) XML
2 6 (0.89%) Web Services
3 4 (0.60%) COM
4 3 (0.45%) .NET
4 3 (0.45%) HTML
4 3 (0.45%) JDBC
4 3 (0.45%) JSON
4 3 (0.45%) ODBC
4 3 (0.45%) REST
4 3 (0.45%) SOAP
5 2 (0.30%) EDI
5 2 (0.30%) JSR 168
5 2 (0.30%) JSTL
5 2 (0.30%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.30%) SAML
6 1 (0.15%) CSS
6 1 (0.15%) LDAP
6 1 (0.15%) Middleware
6 1 (0.15%) OAuth
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.82%) PMI
2 67 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (4.02%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.49%) Reinsurance
8 9 (1.34%) NHS
8 9 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.04%) SCADA
10 6 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.75%) User Experience
12 3 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.45%) Robotics
12 3 (0.45%) Tandem
13 2 (0.30%) AS400
13 2 (0.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.02%) Windows
2 8 (1.19%) Windows Server
3 6 (0.89%) Unix
3 6 (0.89%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.45%) Linux
5 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (84.05%) Project Management
2 560 (83.46%) PRINCE2
3 356 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (29.36%) Project Delivery
5 166 (24.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 139 (20.72%) ITIL
7 119 (17.73%) Scrum
8 98 (14.61%) Programme Management
9 95 (14.16%) Risk Management
10 86 (12.82%) PRINCE
11 76 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
12 75 (11.18%) Change Management
13 74 (11.03%) Decision-Making
14 73 (10.88%) Waterfall
15 66 (9.84%) Coaching
16 61 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
16 61 (9.09%) People Management
16 61 (9.09%) Project Planning
17 56 (8.35%) Business Analysis
18 52 (7.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.96%) C
2 31 (4.62%) SQL
3 5 (0.75%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.60%) Java
4 4 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.45%) PHP
6 2 (0.30%) C#
7 1 (0.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 526 (78.39%) PMI Certification
2 174 (25.93%) Degree
3 96 (14.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 88 (13.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 34 (5.07%) Security Cleared
6 33 (4.92%) APMP
7 14 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.09%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.79%) CAPM
9 9 (1.34%) PgMP
10 7 (1.04%) ACCA
10 7 (1.04%) CIMA
10 7 (1.04%) ISEB
11 6 (0.89%) CCNA
11 6 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.89%) CISSP
11 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.75%) CISA
12 5 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (14.01%) PMO
2 47 (7.00%) QA
3 14 (2.09%) GDPR
3 14 (2.09%) SLA
4 6 (0.89%) EMIR
4 6 (0.89%) MiFID
4 6 (0.89%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.60%) COBIT
5 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.60%) ISO 20022
5 4 (0.60%) NIST
6 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.15%) FATCA
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
1 3 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 108 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.94%) SAP
3 43 (6.41%) Oracle
4 18 (2.68%) Informatica
5 15 (2.24%) Cloudera
5 15 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.94%) JD Edwards
7 11 (1.64%) Cisco
7 11 (1.64%) Dell
8 9 (1.34%) VMware
9 7 (1.04%) IFS
9 7 (1.04%) NetApp
10 6 (0.89%) EMC
10 6 (0.89%) Epicor
10 6 (0.89%) Sage
11 5 (0.75%) Google
12 3 (0.45%) CA
12 3 (0.45%) IBM
12 3 (0.45%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.45%) Talend