Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 530 568 438
Rank change year-on-year +38 -130 +20
Permanent jobs citing PMP 841 812 1,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 1.88% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 599 591 1,004
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £39,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +7.84%

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 39,518 43,202 50,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.59% 24.49% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29,330 33,147 40,951
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +18 783 £60,000 - 67
UK excluding London +52 450 £52,500 - 35
London +39 372 £67,500 -3.57% 33
South East +63 178 £60,000 +9.09% 12
North of England +22 91 £50,000 -4.76% 12
North West +24 73 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Midlands +2 55 £47,500 -13.64% 7
East of England +33 47 £50,250 -8.64% 3
West Midlands +19 46 £47,500 -16.30% 1
Scotland +3 37 £55,000 +15.79% 1
South West -12 36 £41,500 -7.78%
Yorkshire +14 16 £50,000 -16.67% 5
East Midlands +3 9 £47,500 +2.70% 5
Wales +3 3 £33,750 -25.00%
Northern Ireland -3 3 £45,000 -
North East -14 2 £32,000 -27.27%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 665 (79.07%) PRINCE2
2 649 (77.17%) Project Management
3 626 (74.44%) PMI Certification
4 427 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
5 359 (42.69%) Finance
6 257 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 226 (26.87%) Degree
8 168 (19.98%) Microsoft
9 165 (19.62%) Microsoft Project
10 161 (19.14%) Waterfall
11 157 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
12 152 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
13 141 (16.77%) Scrum
14 135 (16.05%) Change Management
14 135 (16.05%) ITIL
15 120 (14.27%) PMO
16 112 (13.32%) Programme Management
17 108 (12.84%) Presales
18 107 (12.72%) PRINCE
19 100 (11.89%) Risk Management
19 100 (11.89%) Business Analysis
20 90 (10.70%) Banking
21 88 (10.46%) CRM
22 87 (10.34%) SDLC
22 87 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
23 84 (9.99%) Project Planning
23 84 (9.99%) PMI
24 78 (9.27%) Management Information System
24 78 (9.27%) Data Centre
25 76 (9.04%) Coaching

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 56 (6.66%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.85%) Confluence
3 17 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (0.95%) IIS
5 7 (0.83%) SAS
5 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.59%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.36%) CICS
7 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.24%) Apache
8 2 (0.24%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 165 (19.62%) Microsoft Project
2 67 (7.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 64 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 61 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
5 42 (4.99%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.48%) Gephi
6 4 (0.48%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (4.16%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (2.14%) NetSuite
4 12 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.71%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.59%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.59%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.59%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.59%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.48%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.36%) Aareon QL
8 3 (0.36%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.36%) MIS ActiveH
8 3 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
8 3 (0.36%) OPENContractor
8 3 (0.36%) OPENHousing
8 3 (0.36%) Orchard Housing
8 3 (0.36%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.95%) SaaS
2 48 (5.71%) Office 365
3 25 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (2.38%) IaaS
6 18 (2.14%) PaaS
7 15 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.36%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.24%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.24%) G Suite
10 2 (0.24%) GitHub
10 2 (0.24%) ServiceMax
10 2 (0.24%) Slack
10 2 (0.24%) Trello
11 1 (0.12%) Boomi
11 1 (0.12%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.92%) Firewall
2 15 (1.78%) BGP
2 15 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (1.78%) OSPF
2 15 (1.78%) SNMP
3 13 (1.55%) Internet
4 11 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (1.31%) DHCP
4 11 (1.31%) DNS
4 11 (1.31%) WAN
5 10 (1.19%) Broadband
5 10 (1.19%) LAN
5 10 (1.19%) Network Security
5 10 (1.19%) VPN
6 9 (1.07%) SAN
7 8 (0.95%) FWSM
7 8 (0.95%) IPsec
7 8 (0.95%) Software-Defined Networking
7 8 (0.95%) SSL
8 7 (0.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.40%) Big Data
2 24 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 8 (0.95%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.48%) DB2
7 4 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
7 4 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.48%) QlikView
7 4 (0.48%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.24%) Power BI
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.24%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 61 (7.25%) JIRA
2 8 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.24%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.24%) JMeter
5 2 (0.24%) JUnit
5 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.12%) Grunt
6 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 359 (42.69%) Finance
2 90 (10.70%) Banking
3 55 (6.54%) Retail
4 42 (4.99%) Legal
5 30 (3.57%) Marketing
6 29 (3.45%) Advertising
6 29 (3.45%) Investment Banking
7 28 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 27 (3.21%) Law
9 26 (3.09%) Manufacturing
10 18 (2.14%) Publishing
10 18 (2.14%) Retail Banking
11 12 (1.43%) Back Office
12 11 (1.31%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.19%) Front Office
14 8 (0.95%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.83%) Automotive
15 7 (0.83%) Billing
16 6 (0.71%) Military
17 5 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 428 (50.89%) Project Manager
2 114 (13.56%) IT Manager
3 86 (10.23%) IT Project Manager
4 76 (9.04%) Programme Manager
5 75 (8.92%) Senior Manager
6 73 (8.68%) Senior Project Manager
7 58 (6.90%) Analyst
7 58 (6.90%) Software Project Manager
8 37 (4.40%) Consultant
9 33 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
10 30 (3.57%) Architect
11 28 (3.33%) Technical Manager
12 26 (3.09%) Business Analyst
12 26 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
12 26 (3.09%) Delivery Project Manager
12 26 (3.09%) PMO Analyst
13 24 (2.85%) PMO Manager
13 24 (2.85%) Scrum Master
13 24 (2.85%) Technical Project Manager
14 23 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.85%) .NET
2 15 (1.78%) XML
3 11 (1.31%) EDI
4 9 (1.07%) LDAP
4 9 (1.07%) Velocity
5 8 (0.95%) XML Messaging
6 5 (0.59%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.59%) HTML
7 4 (0.48%) jQuery
8 3 (0.36%) CGI
8 3 (0.36%) COM
8 3 (0.36%) REST
8 3 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.24%) Mason
9 2 (0.24%) XSL
10 1 (0.12%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.12%) Node.js
10 1 (0.12%) React Native
10 1 (0.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 157 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (9.99%) PMI
3 78 (9.27%) Data Centre
3 78 (9.27%) Management Information System
4 68 (8.09%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (5.35%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.33%) Fintech
7 25 (2.97%) User Experience
7 25 (2.97%) Virtual Team
8 24 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.14%) CMDB
10 13 (1.55%) Social Network
11 11 (1.31%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.07%) Life Science
13 8 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (0.95%) PKI
14 7 (0.83%) FMCG
15 6 (0.71%) Replication
16 5 (0.59%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.59%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.14%) Windows
2 10 (1.19%) Linux
3 9 (1.07%) Windows 10
4 7 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.59%) Unix
6 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.36%) Solaris
8 2 (0.24%) AIX
8 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.12%) Android
9 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (79.07%) PRINCE2
2 649 (77.17%) Project Management
3 427 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 161 (19.14%) Waterfall
6 152 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
7 141 (16.77%) Scrum
8 135 (16.05%) Change Management
8 135 (16.05%) ITIL
9 112 (13.32%) Programme Management
10 108 (12.84%) Presales
11 107 (12.72%) PRINCE
12 100 (11.89%) Business Analysis
12 100 (11.89%) Risk Management
13 88 (10.46%) CRM
14 87 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 87 (10.34%) SDLC
15 84 (9.99%) Project Planning
16 76 (9.04%) Coaching
16 76 (9.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.11%) SQL
2 36 (4.28%) C
3 21 (2.50%) C#
4 14 (1.66%) Java
5 7 (0.83%) VBA
6 5 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.59%) R
6 5 (0.59%) VBScript
7 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.48%) C++
7 4 (0.48%) Python
8 3 (0.36%) COBOL
8 3 (0.36%) Perl
8 3 (0.36%) PL/1
8 3 (0.36%) REXX
8 3 (0.36%) VB
9 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.24%) Scala
10 1 (0.12%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 626 (74.44%) PMI Certification
2 226 (26.87%) Degree
3 75 (8.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 68 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 38 (4.52%) ISEB
6 32 (3.80%) APMP
7 28 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (2.85%) Security Cleared
9 23 (2.73%) CISSP
10 21 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (2.14%) CEH
11 18 (2.14%) CompTIA Security+
12 17 (2.02%) MAPM
13 16 (1.90%) APMG
14 15 (1.78%) SC Cleared
15 12 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (1.43%) MBA
16 11 (1.31%) CAPM
17 10 (1.19%) CCNP
18 9 (1.07%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (14.27%) PMO
2 46 (5.47%) QA
3 30 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (3.33%) GDPR
5 18 (2.14%) GPG13
6 14 (1.66%) SLA
7 13 (1.55%) P3O
8 11 (1.31%) COBIT
9 9 (1.07%) EMIR
9 9 (1.07%) MiFID
10 6 (0.71%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.71%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.71%) PMBOK
10 6 (0.71%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.48%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (0.71%) KVM
5 4 (0.48%) ACF2
5 4 (0.48%) RACF
6 2 (0.24%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.24%) XenApp
6 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) SCCM
2 3 (0.36%) HP ALM
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.24%) SCOM
3 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 168 (19.98%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.83%) SAP
3 34 (4.04%) Citrix
4 32 (3.80%) CheckPoint
5 27 (3.21%) Cisco
6 26 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (3.09%) VMware
7 24 (2.85%) Oracle
8 20 (2.38%) NetApp
9 19 (2.26%) EMC
10 14 (1.66%) JD Edwards
11 10 (1.19%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.07%) F5
12 9 (1.07%) HP
12 9 (1.07%) Sage
13 8 (0.95%) Adobe
13 8 (0.95%) CA
13 8 (0.95%) Fortinet
13 8 (0.95%) Juniper
13 8 (0.95%) Sitecore