Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 521 569
Rank change year-on-year -85 +48 -113
Permanent jobs citing PMP 490 775 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 2.13% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 379 539 563
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -8.00%
10th Percentile £39,070 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,018 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.92% -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 27,667 36,401 40,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.91% 24.14% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20,477 26,615 31,744
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,250 £78,750
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 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for PMP in the UK

PMP
Top 15 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 January 2020. 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 -55 458 £60,000 - 43
UK excluding London -34 251 £52,018 -0.92% 38
London -60 229 £67,000 +3.08% 9
South East +10 111 £60,000 +9.09% 16
North of England +19 55 £42,500 -15.00% 7
North West -10 31 £42,500 -19.05% 2
Midlands -6 26 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Yorkshire +48 23 £42,500 -10.53% 3
West Midlands -9 23 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Scotland +29 21 £51,570 +3.14% 1
East of England +59 18 £52,500 -8.70% 4
South West -14 17 £55,000 +15.79% 2
East Midlands +10 3 £57,500 -4.17% 3
Wales -3 3 £48,000 +16.36% 3
North East - 1 £39,087 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 410 (83.67%) Project Management
2 375 (76.53%) PRINCE2
3 327 (66.73%) PMI Certification
4 245 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (36.12%) Finance
6 137 (27.96%) Degree
7 114 (23.27%) Project Delivery
8 113 (23.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 98 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 82 (16.73%) Waterfall
11 79 (16.12%) ITIL
12 71 (14.49%) Microsoft Project
13 65 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
14 63 (12.86%) Change Management
15 62 (12.65%) Scrum
15 62 (12.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 61 (12.45%) Microsoft Excel
17 56 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
18 54 (11.02%) PMO
18 54 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
19 48 (9.80%) PRINCE
20 47 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 44 (8.98%) Coaching
21 44 (8.98%) Decision-Making
22 42 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 42 (8.57%) ERP
22 42 (8.57%) Advertising
23 41 (8.37%) Programme Management
24 40 (8.16%) Project Planning
25 38 (7.76%) Risk Management

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 10 (2.04%) CICS
1 10 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.63%) Confluence
4 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.41%) JBoss
5 2 (0.41%) Liferay
5 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.20%) CMS
6 1 (0.20%) SAS
6 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 71 (14.49%) Microsoft Project
2 61 (12.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
5 29 (5.92%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.41%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 15 (3.06%) NetSuite
2 10 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.02%) Lawson
4 5 (1.02%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.61%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.41%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.41%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.41%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.20%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.20%) Sage 500
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Shopify
7 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.35%) Azure
2 30 (6.12%) AWS
3 22 (4.49%) SaaS
4 15 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (2.65%) Office 365
6 7 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.61%) Boomi
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Flow
8 2 (0.41%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.41%) PowerApps
8 2 (0.41%) Serverless
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.20%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.22%) LAN
1 6 (1.22%) WAN
2 5 (1.02%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.82%) DNS
4 3 (0.61%) DHCP
4 3 (0.61%) Firewall
5 2 (0.41%) FTP
5 2 (0.41%) Skype
5 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.41%) VoIP
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
6 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.20%) Internet
6 1 (0.20%) IPsec
6 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.20%) VLAN
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.06%) Big Data
2 14 (2.86%) DB2
3 8 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.82%) Apache Hive
4 4 (0.82%) Impala
5 3 (0.61%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (0.41%) EDMS
6 2 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.41%) MySQL
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.41%) Power BI
7 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.20%) DTS
7 1 (0.20%) OLAP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (5.10%) JIRA
2 13 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.24%) Selenium
4 9 (1.84%) HP UFT
4 9 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.84%) JMeter
4 9 (1.84%) JUnit
4 9 (1.84%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.41%) GitLab
5 2 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) Postman
General
1 177 (36.12%) Finance
2 42 (8.57%) Advertising
3 26 (5.31%) Retail
4 25 (5.10%) Public Sector
5 23 (4.69%) Banking
6 18 (3.67%) Law
6 18 (3.67%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.65%) Automotive
7 13 (2.65%) Legal
8 11 (2.24%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.63%) French Language
9 8 (1.63%) German Language
9 8 (1.63%) Marketing
10 7 (1.43%) Back Office
10 7 (1.43%) Italian Language
10 7 (1.43%) Spanish Language
11 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.02%) Local Government
12 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 306 (62.45%) Project Manager
2 84 (17.14%) Senior Manager
3 78 (15.92%) IT Manager
4 71 (14.49%) Senior Project Manager
5 67 (13.67%) IT Project Manager
6 34 (6.94%) Analyst
7 24 (4.90%) Programme Manager
8 21 (4.29%) Technical Manager
9 20 (4.08%) Senior IT Manager
9 20 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
10 19 (3.88%) Senior IT Project Manager
11 16 (3.27%) ERP Manager
12 14 (2.86%) Business Analyst
12 14 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (2.86%) Software Project Manager
13 13 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
13 13 (2.65%) SAP Manager
14 11 (2.24%) Consultant
14 11 (2.24%) ERP Project Manager
14 11 (2.24%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.45%) REST
2 10 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (1.63%) .NET
4 5 (1.02%) HTML
5 4 (0.82%) CSS
6 3 (0.61%) EDI
6 3 (0.61%) JSON
7 2 (0.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.41%) J2EE
7 2 (0.41%) jQuery
7 2 (0.41%) JSP
7 2 (0.41%) JSR 168
7 2 (0.41%) JSTL
7 2 (0.41%) Node.js
7 2 (0.41%) SOAP
7 2 (0.41%) Web Services
7 2 (0.41%) XML
8 1 (0.20%) LDAP
8 1 (0.20%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
2 54 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.35%) PMI
4 33 (6.73%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.29%) User Experience
6 20 (4.08%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 10 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.04%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.22%) iPad
11 5 (1.02%) CMDB
11 5 (1.02%) NHS
11 5 (1.02%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.82%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.61%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.61%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.41%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.86%) Linux
1 14 (2.86%) Windows
2 7 (1.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.82%) Unix
4 2 (0.41%) Android
4 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (83.67%) Project Management
2 375 (76.53%) PRINCE2
3 245 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (23.27%) Project Delivery
5 113 (23.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (16.73%) Waterfall
7 79 (16.12%) ITIL
8 65 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
9 63 (12.86%) Change Management
10 62 (12.65%) Scrum
11 48 (9.80%) PRINCE
12 44 (8.98%) Coaching
12 44 (8.98%) Decision-Making
13 42 (8.57%) ERP
14 41 (8.37%) Programme Management
15 40 (8.16%) Project Planning
16 38 (7.76%) Risk Management
17 36 (7.35%) Migration
18 33 (6.73%) Matrix Organization
19 32 (6.53%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.51%) C
2 15 (3.06%) Java
3 13 (2.65%) C#
4 10 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.04%) C++
4 10 (2.04%) COBOL
4 10 (2.04%) Perl
4 10 (2.04%) PL/1
4 10 (2.04%) Python
4 10 (2.04%) REXX
4 10 (2.04%) SQL
4 10 (2.04%) VB
5 9 (1.84%) Assembly Language
6 7 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.41%) Apple Swift
7 2 (0.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.41%) RPG
7 2 (0.41%) Scala
8 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 327 (66.73%) PMI Certification
2 137 (27.96%) Degree
3 62 (12.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 47 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 30 (6.12%) APMP
6 16 (3.27%) ISEB
7 13 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.45%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.04%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.63%) ACCA
10 8 (1.63%) CAPM
11 7 (1.43%) Chartered Engineer
11 7 (1.43%) MCP
12 6 (1.22%) CIMA
13 5 (1.02%) PgMP
13 5 (1.02%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.82%) CISSP
14 4 (0.82%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 3 (0.61%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.02%) PMO
2 32 (6.53%) QA
3 27 (5.51%) GDPR
4 19 (3.88%) MiFID
5 18 (3.67%) Solvency II
6 17 (3.47%) EMIR
7 7 (1.43%) HAZOP
8 5 (1.02%) SLA
9 4 (0.82%) COBIT
9 4 (0.82%) ISO 20022
9 4 (0.82%) NIST
10 2 (0.41%) Basel III
10 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.41%) IFRS
10 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.41%) ITGC
10 2 (0.41%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.24%) Docker
3 10 (2.04%) ACF2
3 10 (2.04%) RACF
4 2 (0.41%) LXC
5 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.84%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 98 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.51%) Oracle
2 27 (5.51%) SAP
3 14 (2.86%) JD Edwards
4 12 (2.45%) IBM
5 10 (2.04%) HP
6 7 (1.43%) Sage
6 7 (1.43%) Snow
7 6 (1.22%) Dell
7 6 (1.22%) IFS
7 6 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.02%) Epicor
9 4 (0.82%) Cisco
9 4 (0.82%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.82%) Informatica
9 4 (0.82%) VMware
10 3 (0.61%) EMC
10 3 (0.61%) Google
10 3 (0.61%) NetApp
11 2 (0.41%) Cognos