PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PMP qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 490 570 670
Rank change year-on-year +80 +100 +25
Permanent jobs citing PMP 482 386 732
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 1.23% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 375 318 457
10th Percentile £40,023 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £81,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK

PMP falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 28,735 31,345 47,702
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 26.15% 33.90% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17,299 14,299 19,297
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,000 £30,762
25th Percentile £38,734 £42,500 £40,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £70,750 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% +0.20%

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 21 June 2024.

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 21 June 2024. 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 +118 438 £55,000 -7.72% 116
UK excluding London +35 338 £52,500 - 87
Work from Home +28 212 £52,500 +5.00% 57
North of England +97 148 £52,500 - 26
London +102 113 £70,000 -3.45% 39
North West +30 88 £62,500 -3.85% 17
South East -51 57 £50,000 -9.09% 20
Midlands -10 54 £48,745 -17.03% 15
West Midlands +22 46 £49,600 -7.72% 12
Yorkshire +86 37 £45,000 - 7
South West -40 35 £55,000 +30.95% 12
East of England -3 24 £65,000 +62.50% 12
North East 0 23 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Scotland -70 17 £45,543 -22.48% 2
East Midlands -34 8 £43,745 -30.01% 3
Wales +12 4 £45,000 +9.09% 2

PMP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.94%) Confluence
3 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 57 (11.83%) Microsoft Project
2 37 (7.68%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.41%) Gliffy
6 2 (0.41%) Revit
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) Trello
Business Applications
1 14 (2.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (1.87%) SAP CX
3 7 (1.45%) Primavera
4 5 (1.04%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.54%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (8.30%) Azure
3 25 (5.19%) Dynamics 365
4 12 (2.49%) Microsoft Copilot
5 9 (1.87%) Power Platform
6 7 (1.45%) Azure DevOps
6 7 (1.45%) Azure Sentinel
6 7 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.24%) PaaS
8 4 (0.83%) AWS
8 4 (0.83%) SaaS
9 3 (0.62%) Asana
9 3 (0.62%) GCP
9 3 (0.62%) IaaS
9 3 (0.62%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.62%) OCI
10 2 (0.41%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.41%) WhatsApp
11 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.28%) LAN
2 7 (1.45%) WAN
3 5 (1.04%) DNS
3 5 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.04%) Wireless
4 3 (0.62%) Broadband
4 3 (0.62%) Firewall
4 3 (0.62%) NaaS
4 3 (0.62%) SD-WAN
4 3 (0.62%) SSL
4 3 (0.62%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) Extranet
5 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.45%) GIS
2 3 (0.62%) Power BI
2 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.41%) Big Data
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (12.03%) JIRA
2 2 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
General
1 252 (52.28%) Social Skills
2 157 (32.57%) Finance
3 65 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 26 (5.39%) Public Sector
6 24 (4.98%) Organisational Skills
7 23 (4.77%) Marketing
7 23 (4.77%) Presentation Skills
8 21 (4.36%) Retail
9 18 (3.73%) Manufacturing
10 16 (3.32%) Banking
11 13 (2.70%) Aerospace
12 12 (2.49%) Law
13 10 (2.07%) Influencing Skills
13 10 (2.07%) Telecoms
14 9 (1.87%) Back Office
14 9 (1.87%) Legal
14 9 (1.87%) Local Government
15 8 (1.66%) Documentation Skills
16 6 (1.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 260 (53.94%) Project Manager
2 80 (16.60%) IT Manager
3 56 (11.62%) IT Project Manager
4 41 (8.51%) Senior
5 33 (6.85%) Senior Manager
6 30 (6.22%) Programme Manager
7 28 (5.81%) Portfolio Manager
8 26 (5.39%) Business Manager
9 25 (5.19%) Lead
9 25 (5.19%) Software Project Manager
10 24 (4.98%) Software Manager
11 23 (4.77%) Senior Project Manager
12 22 (4.56%) Business Change Manager
13 17 (3.53%) Change Manager
14 15 (3.11%) Business Systems Manager
14 15 (3.11%) SAP Manager
14 15 (3.11%) Systems Manager
14 15 (3.11%) Transformation Manager
15 14 (2.90%) Analyst
15 14 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.87%) LDAP
2 4 (0.83%) REST
3 3 (0.62%) Kafka
3 3 (0.62%) ODBC
3 3 (0.62%) SOAP
4 1 (0.21%) ARM Templates
4 1 (0.21%) JDBC
4 1 (0.21%) Middleware
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.21%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.69%) PMI
2 41 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.28%) Virtual Team
4 10 (2.07%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.04%) NHS
7 5 (1.04%) Product Ownership
8 4 (0.83%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.83%) Driving Licence
8 4 (0.83%) FMCG
8 4 (0.83%) IoT
8 4 (0.83%) Onboarding
8 4 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (0.62%) CMDB
9 3 (0.62%) Cyber Threat
9 3 (0.62%) Life Science
9 3 (0.62%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.32%) Linux
2 15 (3.11%) Windows
3 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.83%) Windows Vista
4 2 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (81.74%) Project Management
2 347 (71.99%) PRINCE2
3 217 (45.02%) Agile
4 167 (34.65%) Project Delivery
5 112 (23.24%) Change Management
6 94 (19.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 92 (19.09%) ITIL
7 92 (19.09%) Problem-Solving
8 75 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 64 (13.28%) Waterfall
10 61 (12.66%) Computer Science
11 60 (12.45%) Risk Management
12 59 (12.24%) Scrum
13 56 (11.62%) Mentoring
14 52 (10.79%) Budget Management
15 51 (10.58%) Line Management
16 47 (9.75%) Roadmaps
17 42 (8.71%) Coaching
18 39 (8.09%) ERP
19 36 (7.47%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.36%) SQL
2 8 (1.66%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.41%) VBA
5 1 (0.21%) Bash
5 1 (0.21%) C#
5 1 (0.21%) Java
5 1 (0.21%) Perl
5 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 412 (85.48%) PMI Certification
2 204 (42.32%) Degree
3 47 (9.75%) CAPM
4 45 (9.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 41 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 34 (7.05%) APMP
7 28 (5.81%) CISSP
7 28 (5.81%) PgMP
8 27 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (4.15%) Master's Degree
9 20 (4.15%) Security Cleared
10 14 (2.90%) APMG
11 13 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.49%) Azure Certification
12 12 (2.49%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.66%) DBS Check
13 8 (1.66%) MBA
14 7 (1.45%) CISM
15 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (1.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (12.86%) PMO
2 29 (6.02%) QA
3 14 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (2.70%) GDPR
5 5 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.62%) GRC
6 3 (0.62%) SLA
7 2 (0.41%) NIST
7 2 (0.41%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.21%) GAMP
8 1 (0.21%) GMP
8 1 (0.21%) GxP
8 1 (0.21%) NCSC
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (1.04%) HP ALM
2 5 (1.04%) Rancher
3 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.41%) Terraform
4 1 (0.21%) CASB
4 1 (0.21%) FTK
4 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 113 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.02%) SAP
3 17 (3.53%) ServiceNow
4 15 (3.11%) Salesforce
5 10 (2.07%) Oracle
6 7 (1.45%) Cisco
6 7 (1.45%) HP
7 5 (1.04%) Computacenter
8 4 (0.83%) Aruba
8 4 (0.83%) Juniper
8 4 (0.83%) NEC
9 2 (0.41%) Adobe
9 2 (0.41%) Autodesk
9 2 (0.41%) CA
9 2 (0.41%) IFS
9 2 (0.41%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.41%) Northgate
10 1 (0.21%) Cellebrite
10 1 (0.21%) NVIDIA
10 1 (0.21%) Workday