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

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 461 482
Rank change year-on-year -89 +21 -27
Permanent jobs citing PMP 836 1,041 1,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 2.34% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 592 758 976
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 41,766 44,572 58,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.70% 25.39% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32,424 35,256 46,627
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +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 February 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 February 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 -103 719 £57,500 -8.00% 74
UK excluding London -5 443 £55,000 - 43
London -122 357 £65,000 - 36
South East -36 120 £57,500 -1.50% 18
North of England +16 92 £52,500 - 6
Scotland +33 78 £55,000 - 5
Midlands -44 69 £52,500 +9.38% 7
West Midlands -35 55 £55,000 +11.11% 3
North West +1 49 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East of England -24 40 £55,000 -11.29% 3
Yorkshire +11 35 £52,500 -16.00% 2
South West +14 31 £52,500 -12.50% 4
East Midlands -18 14 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Northern Ireland -10 11 - -
North East - 8 £43,500 -
Wales -1 2 £60,000 +26.32%

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 686 (82.06%) PRINCE2
2 668 (79.90%) Project Management
3 558 (66.75%) PMI Certification
4 393 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
5 378 (45.22%) Finance
6 257 (30.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 196 (23.44%) Degree
8 172 (20.57%) Scrum
9 167 (19.98%) Microsoft
10 149 (17.82%) PMI
11 139 (16.63%) Banking
12 138 (16.51%) Microsoft Project
13 124 (14.83%) Waterfall
14 118 (14.11%) Change Management
15 108 (12.92%) ITIL
16 107 (12.80%) SDLC
17 101 (12.08%) Programme Management
18 99 (11.84%) Project Planning
19 95 (11.36%) PMO
20 91 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
21 85 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
22 84 (10.05%) Risk Management
23 81 (9.69%) Retail
23 81 (9.69%) Line Management
24 79 (9.45%) Software Delivery
25 72 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
26 66 (7.89%) Service Management
26 66 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
27 65 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
28 64 (7.66%) 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 25 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.32%) Confluence
3 6 (0.72%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (0.72%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.60%) IIS
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.12%) CICS
7 1 (0.12%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.12%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 138 (16.51%) Microsoft Project
2 66 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 48 (5.74%) MS Visio
5 30 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.24%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.24%) Maya
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.44%) NetSuite
4 11 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.96%) Primavera
6 7 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.60%) Lawson
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle SCM
8 3 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.36%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (0.24%) Maximo
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.24%) SAP PS
10 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 72 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.15%) Office 365
4 18 (2.15%) SaaS
5 13 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (1.32%) IaaS
7 11 (1.32%) PaaS
8 5 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 5 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.36%) Trello
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.99%) Firewall
2 18 (2.15%) Internet
3 15 (1.79%) IPsec
4 11 (1.32%) VPN
5 10 (1.20%) DHCP
5 10 (1.20%) DNS
6 9 (1.08%) BGP
6 9 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (1.08%) FWSM
6 9 (1.08%) OSPF
6 9 (1.08%) SNMP
6 9 (1.08%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (0.84%) Intranet
7 7 (0.84%) Wireless
8 6 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.72%) SAN
8 6 (0.72%) SSL
9 4 (0.48%) SMS
10 3 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.56%) Big Data
3 5 (0.60%) QlikView
3 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.48%) Blockchain
4 4 (0.48%) Data Mart
4 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.48%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.48%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.48%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.48%) Text Mining
5 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.36%) DB2
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (5.26%) JIRA
2 10 (1.20%) JIRA Agile
3 9 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (0.84%) Selenium
5 4 (0.48%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.48%) VersionOne
6 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.12%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 378 (45.22%) Finance
2 139 (16.63%) Banking
3 81 (9.69%) Retail
4 64 (7.66%) Legal
5 54 (6.46%) Retail Banking
6 53 (6.34%) Investment Banking
7 51 (6.10%) Marketing
8 36 (4.31%) Law
9 34 (4.07%) Telecoms
10 29 (3.47%) Advertising
11 20 (2.39%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.32%) Back Office
13 10 (1.20%) Billing
13 10 (1.20%) Publishing
14 9 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 9 (1.08%) Games
15 7 (0.84%) Automotive
16 6 (0.72%) Electronics
17 4 (0.48%) French Language
17 4 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 494 (59.09%) Project Manager
2 142 (16.99%) IT Manager
3 116 (13.88%) IT Project Manager
4 98 (11.72%) Senior Manager
5 91 (10.89%) Senior Project Manager
6 77 (9.21%) Software Project Manager
7 50 (5.98%) Programme Manager
8 43 (5.14%) Delivery Project Manager
9 40 (4.78%) Agile Project Manager
10 34 (4.07%) Analyst
11 33 (3.95%) Architect
12 31 (3.71%) Senior IT Manager
13 29 (3.47%) Banking Project Manager
13 29 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 28 (3.35%) Senior IT Project Manager
15 26 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
16 25 (2.99%) Scrum Master
17 24 (2.87%) Finance Manager
17 24 (2.87%) Finance Project Manager
18 23 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.67%) .NET
2 12 (1.44%) XML
3 11 (1.32%) Web Services
4 9 (1.08%) LDAP
5 8 (0.96%) JSON
6 6 (0.72%) Middleware
6 6 (0.72%) Spring
7 5 (0.60%) HTML
8 4 (0.48%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.48%) EJB
8 4 (0.48%) jQuery
8 4 (0.48%) RESTful
8 4 (0.48%) Struts
8 4 (0.48%) Velocity
8 4 (0.48%) XSL
9 3 (0.36%) CSS
9 3 (0.36%) J2EE
9 3 (0.36%) Kendo UI
10 2 (0.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 149 (17.82%) PMI
2 91 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 49 (5.86%) Management Information System
5 39 (4.67%) Data Centre
6 31 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (3.59%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.27%) Reference Data
9 17 (2.03%) Driving Licence
9 17 (2.03%) Fintech
10 15 (1.79%) User Experience
11 12 (1.44%) FMCG
12 10 (1.20%) CMDB
12 10 (1.20%) STB
13 9 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.08%) PKI
13 9 (1.08%) Social Network
14 6 (0.72%) AS400
14 6 (0.72%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (2.51%) Windows
2 7 (0.84%) Unix
3 6 (0.72%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.48%) Linux
6 3 (0.36%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.24%) Android
7 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (82.06%) PRINCE2
2 668 (79.90%) Project Management
3 393 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (30.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 172 (20.57%) Scrum
6 124 (14.83%) Waterfall
7 118 (14.11%) Change Management
8 108 (12.92%) ITIL
9 107 (12.80%) SDLC
10 101 (12.08%) Programme Management
11 99 (11.84%) Project Planning
12 85 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 84 (10.05%) Risk Management
14 81 (9.69%) Line Management
15 79 (9.45%) Software Delivery
16 66 (7.89%) Service Management
17 64 (7.66%) PRINCE
18 62 (7.42%) ERP
19 60 (7.18%) Presales
20 56 (6.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.87%) Java
2 15 (1.79%) C
3 14 (1.67%) SQL
4 9 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.96%) C#
6 6 (0.72%) C++
7 5 (0.60%) VB
8 4 (0.48%) VBA
9 3 (0.36%) REXX
9 3 (0.36%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.24%) COBOL
10 2 (0.24%) PHP
10 2 (0.24%) Python
11 1 (0.12%) ES6
11 1 (0.12%) Perl
11 1 (0.12%) Ruby
11 1 (0.12%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 558 (66.75%) PMI Certification
2 196 (23.44%) Degree
3 58 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 45 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 43 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 42 (5.02%) CAPM
7 33 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (3.59%) APMP
8 30 (3.59%) Security Cleared
9 28 (3.35%) ISEB
10 27 (3.23%) CCNP
10 27 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (2.99%) APMG
12 24 (2.87%) MCSE
13 22 (2.63%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.44%) ACCA
14 12 (1.44%) CISSP
15 8 (0.96%) ISTQB
16 7 (0.84%) CIMA
16 7 (0.84%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (11.36%) PMO
2 34 (4.07%) QA
3 26 (3.11%) GDPR
4 22 (2.63%) PMBOK
5 18 (2.15%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.72%) GPG13
7 6 (0.72%) SLA
8 4 (0.48%) GCP
8 4 (0.48%) P3O
9 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 23 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.24%) SCCM
2 2 (0.24%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 167 (19.98%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.18%) Oracle
3 48 (5.74%) SAP
4 43 (5.14%) VMware
5 40 (4.78%) Cisco
6 39 (4.67%) Citrix
7 31 (3.71%) Google
8 27 (3.23%) F5
9 24 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (2.15%) CheckPoint
11 12 (1.44%) JD Edwards
11 12 (1.44%) Juniper
12 10 (1.20%) EMC
12 10 (1.20%) Fortinet
12 10 (1.20%) NetApp
13 9 (1.08%) CA
13 9 (1.08%) iManage
14 8 (0.96%) Bloomberg
14 8 (0.96%) HP
14 8 (0.96%) LexisNexis