Period
to 23 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 426 451
Rank change year-on-year -153 +25 +55
Permanent jobs citing PMP 768 1369 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 2.74% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 543 1001 1131
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% -7.27%

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 42463 49980 59953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.19% 26.36% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32601 40134 47832
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 -158 701 £60,000 -2.04% 39
UK excluding London -112 394 £52,500 -4.55% 22
London -165 348 £72,000 +10.77% 22
South East -84 119 £55,000 -4.35% 5
North of England -32 87 £53,750 +2.38% 5
Midlands -58 64 £56,750 +13.50% 3
North West -7 53 £45,500 -9.00% 1
West Midlands -42 52 £56,750 +13.50% 3
South West +12 41 £44,000 -12.00% 1
East of England -24 39 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Yorkshire -1 33 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Scotland +10 32 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East Midlands -3 12 £56,250 +12.50%
Northern Ireland -10 11 - -
Wales -2 3 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North East - 1 £43,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PMP.

1 629 (81.90%) PRINCE2
2 618 (80.47%) Project Management
3 542 (70.57%) PMI Certification
4 366 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
5 351 (45.70%) Finance
6 220 (28.65%) Degree
7 216 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 203 (26.43%) Scrum
9 132 (17.19%) Waterfall
10 116 (15.10%) Microsoft
11 114 (14.84%) ITIL
12 104 (13.54%) Change Management
13 101 (13.15%) PMI
14 97 (12.63%) Line Management
15 96 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
16 91 (11.85%) Programme Management
16 91 (11.85%) Banking
17 89 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
18 87 (11.33%) PMO
18 87 (11.33%) CRM
19 83 (10.81%) SDLC
20 80 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
21 78 (10.16%) Wealth Management
22 66 (8.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 66 (8.59%) Six Sigma
23 65 (8.46%) PRINCE
23 65 (8.46%) Risk Management
24 64 (8.33%) Business Analysis
25 60 (7.81%) QA
26 59 (7.68%) Microsoft Office

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 23 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.43%) IIS
3 10 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.78%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.65%) CMS
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.26%) Confluence
7 2 (0.26%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.13%) CICS
8 1 (0.13%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.13%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 96 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 59 (7.68%) Microsoft Office
3 56 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 55 (7.16%) MS Visio
5 28 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.78%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.04%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.78%) Adobe Campaign
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.65%) Primavera
6 4 (0.52%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.39%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.39%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.39%) Minerva
7 3 (0.39%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.26%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle SCM
8 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.56%) IaaS
3 12 (1.56%) Office 365
3 12 (1.56%) PaaS
4 11 (1.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 9 (1.17%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.78%) Veeva
8 5 (0.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.26%) SaaS
11 2 (0.26%) Trello
12 1 (0.13%) Force.com
12 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.99%) WAN
2 20 (2.60%) Firewall
3 18 (2.34%) Internet
4 16 (2.08%) LAN
5 15 (1.95%) HTTP
6 11 (1.43%) SAN
7 9 (1.17%) VLAN
8 7 (0.91%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.78%) Skype
10 4 (0.52%) FIX Connectivity
11 3 (0.39%) Wireless
12 2 (0.26%) SMS
12 2 (0.26%) VoIP
12 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.13%) Cisco ICM
13 1 (0.13%) DNS
13 1 (0.13%) Intranet
13 1 (0.13%) IPsec
13 1 (0.13%) NAS
13 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (2.86%) Big Data
3 19 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 11 (1.43%) Data Mart
5 7 (0.91%) DB2
5 7 (0.91%) MySQL
5 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.26%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.13%) QlikView
9 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (5.34%) JIRA
2 9 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.91%) JIRA Agile
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (0.65%) HP UFT
5 5 (0.65%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.52%) eCATT
7 3 (0.39%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.39%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.39%) Mockito
7 3 (0.39%) Selenium
8 2 (0.26%) Hudson
8 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.13%) CA Flowdock
9 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 351 (45.70%) Finance
2 91 (11.85%) Banking
3 54 (7.03%) Investment Banking
4 51 (6.64%) Retail
5 50 (6.51%) Telecoms
6 44 (5.73%) Legal
7 43 (5.60%) Retail Banking
8 39 (5.08%) Marketing
9 36 (4.69%) Advertising
10 21 (2.73%) Manufacturing
11 16 (2.08%) Automotive
12 14 (1.82%) Aerospace
13 13 (1.69%) Law
13 13 (1.69%) Publishing
13 13 (1.69%) Spanish Language
14 10 (1.30%) French Language
15 8 (1.04%) Electronics
15 8 (1.04%) Front Office
15 8 (1.04%) Games
16 7 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 448 (58.33%) Project Manager
2 141 (18.36%) IT Manager
3 115 (14.97%) IT Project Manager
4 79 (10.29%) Senior Manager
5 74 (9.64%) Senior Project Manager
6 61 (7.94%) Programme Manager
7 42 (5.47%) Analyst
8 36 (4.69%) Software Project Manager
9 34 (4.43%) Portfolio Manager
10 33 (4.30%) Transformation Manager
11 30 (3.91%) Transformation Programme Manager
12 28 (3.65%) Business Transformation Manager
12 28 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 26 (3.39%) Business Analyst
13 26 (3.39%) Scrum Master
14 23 (2.99%) Software Manager
15 22 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
15 22 (2.86%) Technical Manager
16 21 (2.73%) Business Change Manager
16 21 (2.73%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.91%) XML
2 22 (2.86%) .NET
3 15 (1.95%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.30%) .NET Framework
4 10 (1.30%) HTML
5 9 (1.17%) JDBC
6 8 (1.04%) Middleware
6 8 (1.04%) Velocity
7 7 (0.91%) XSLT
8 6 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (0.78%) COM
8 6 (0.78%) Hibernate
8 6 (0.78%) Visualforce
9 5 (0.65%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.65%) jQuery
10 4 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.52%) HTML5
10 4 (0.52%) WCF
10 4 (0.52%) WPF
11 3 (0.39%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 101 (13.15%) PMI
2 89 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 39 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 39 (5.08%) Reference Data
5 34 (4.43%) Driving Licence
6 29 (3.78%) Virtual Team
7 17 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.21%) User Experience
8 14 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.56%) CMDB
10 10 (1.30%) Fintech
11 9 (1.17%) iSeries
11 9 (1.17%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.04%) Derivative
13 7 (0.91%) EPoS
13 7 (0.91%) Life Science
14 5 (0.65%) NHS
15 4 (0.52%) Equities
15 4 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.43%) Windows
2 28 (3.65%) Linux
3 17 (2.21%) Unix
4 10 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (1.30%) Solaris
5 6 (0.78%) Android
5 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.26%) AIX
9 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (81.90%) PRINCE2
2 618 (80.47%) Project Management
3 366 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
4 216 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 203 (26.43%) Scrum
6 132 (17.19%) Waterfall
7 114 (14.84%) ITIL
8 104 (13.54%) Change Management
9 97 (12.63%) Line Management
10 91 (11.85%) Programme Management
11 87 (11.33%) CRM
12 83 (10.81%) SDLC
13 80 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 78 (10.16%) Wealth Management
15 66 (8.59%) Six Sigma
16 65 (8.46%) PRINCE
16 65 (8.46%) Risk Management
17 64 (8.33%) Business Analysis
18 59 (7.68%) Presales
19 58 (7.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (5.99%) SQL
2 45 (5.86%) Java
3 30 (3.91%) C#
4 27 (3.52%) C++
5 21 (2.73%) C
5 21 (2.73%) Python
6 17 (2.21%) Ruby
7 13 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.69%) Perl
8 10 (1.30%) Embedded C
8 10 (1.30%) Embedded C++
9 9 (1.17%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.17%) Jython
9 9 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.78%) Apex Code
10 6 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.52%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.39%) ES6
12 3 (0.39%) VB
13 2 (0.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 542 (70.57%) PMI Certification
2 220 (28.65%) Degree
3 66 (8.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 45 (5.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 43 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (4.56%) APMP
7 32 (4.17%) ISEB
8 30 (3.91%) APMG
9 25 (3.26%) Security Cleared
10 15 (1.95%) SC Cleared
11 14 (1.82%) CISSP
12 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (1.04%) PgMP
15 7 (0.91%) MCSE
16 6 (0.78%) CAPM
16 6 (0.78%) CCNA
16 6 (0.78%) CEH
16 6 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
16 6 (0.78%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (11.33%) PMO
2 60 (7.81%) QA
3 18 (2.34%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 13 (1.69%) PMBOK
6 9 (1.17%) MiFID
7 8 (1.04%) GDPR
7 8 (1.04%) SLA
8 7 (0.91%) EMIR
9 6 (0.78%) GPG13
9 6 (0.78%) P3O
10 4 (0.52%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.39%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.39%) UCITS
12 2 (0.26%) COSO
13 1 (0.13%) COBIT
13 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 18 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) ACF2
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) KVM
4 1 (0.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (1.17%) Ansible
1 9 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.17%) Puppet
2 6 (0.78%) SCVMM
3 5 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 116 (15.10%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.51%) Oracle
3 34 (4.43%) SAP
4 28 (3.65%) Bloomberg
4 28 (3.65%) LexisNexis
5 23 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (2.99%) VMware
6 22 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 20 (2.60%) Citrix
8 19 (2.47%) Cisco
9 16 (2.08%) IBM
10 15 (1.95%) HP
11 14 (1.82%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.56%) Cognizant
12 12 (1.56%) EMC
12 12 (1.56%) NetApp
12 12 (1.56%) Siebel
13 11 (1.43%) Tableau
14 9 (1.17%) Atlassian
15 8 (1.04%) Blue Prism