Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 672 568 553
Rank change year-on-year -104 -15 -6
Permanent jobs citing PMP 338 232 690
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 1.56% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 244 190 533
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £75,063 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £93,500 £78,875 £85,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -4.76%

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 24,227 14,854 34,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.37% 22.06% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14,031 11,119 25,617
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,400
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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 -85 295 £60,250 -7.31% 53
UK excluding London -83 155 £52,500 -12.50% 39
London -106 142 £75,000 +11.11% 15
Work from Home -177 78 £55,000 - 7
South East -74 55 £55,000 -14.53% 14
North of England -44 32 £47,500 - 6
Midlands -70 22 £53,750 -17.31% 10
North West -29 20 £46,250 -31.48% 6
East of England -36 18 £52,500 -4.55% 3
West Midlands -63 17 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Yorkshire -59 12 £56,250 +18.42%
South West -63 11 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Scotland -62 8 £49,055 -1.89% 2
Wales -21 5 £34,500 -54.00%
East Midlands -46 5 £53,750 -14.00% 7
Northern Ireland -31 4 £45,000 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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.

1 277 (81.95%) PMI Certification
2 262 (77.51%) Project Management
3 222 (65.68%) PRINCE2
4 161 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (41.72%) Social Skills
6 124 (36.69%) Finance
7 89 (26.33%) Degree
8 77 (22.78%) Project Delivery
9 76 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 74 (21.89%) Microsoft
11 69 (20.41%) Change Management
12 59 (17.46%) Scrum
13 51 (15.09%) SAP
14 50 (14.79%) Project Planning
15 49 (14.50%) ITIL
16 48 (14.20%) Management Information System
17 45 (13.31%) Programme Management
17 45 (13.31%) Waterfall
18 44 (13.02%) Microsoft Project
19 41 (12.13%) PMI
19 41 (12.13%) Computer Science
20 39 (11.54%) Migration
20 39 (11.54%) PMO
21 38 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
21 38 (11.24%) ERP
21 38 (11.24%) SaaS
22 37 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
23 36 (10.65%) Microsoft Excel
24 35 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
25 30 (8.88%) Service Delivery

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 29 (8.58%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.62%) Documentum
3 8 (2.37%) Confluence
4 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (13.02%) Microsoft Project
2 38 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (10.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (5.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (4.44%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.48%) Windchill
7 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.25%) TrackWise
2 9 (2.66%) NetSuite
2 9 (2.66%) Primavera
3 8 (2.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (2.07%) SAP ERP
5 5 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.48%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.18%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.89%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.59%) Lawson
8 2 (0.59%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.30%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.30%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.30%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.24%) SaaS
2 30 (8.88%) Azure
3 20 (5.92%) Veeva
4 18 (5.33%) Dynamics 365
5 16 (4.73%) PaaS
6 14 (4.14%) AWS
7 13 (3.85%) Smartsheet
8 11 (3.25%) Power Platform
9 10 (2.96%) GCP
10 9 (2.66%) Microsoft 365
11 7 (2.07%) Google Workspace
12 5 (1.48%) IaaS
13 4 (1.18%) Asana
13 4 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
15 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 1 (0.30%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.37%) Internet
2 6 (1.78%) Extranet
3 5 (1.48%) Skype
4 4 (1.18%) Firewall
4 4 (1.18%) Intranet
5 3 (0.89%) 5G
5 3 (0.89%) LAN
5 3 (0.89%) NAS
5 3 (0.89%) SAN
5 3 (0.89%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.59%) 4G
6 2 (0.59%) DNS
6 2 (0.59%) Network Security
6 2 (0.59%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.59%) VSAN
6 2 (0.59%) WAN
6 2 (0.59%) WebEx
7 1 (0.30%) 2G
7 1 (0.30%) 3G
7 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.25%) Power BI
2 5 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.18%) Couchbase
3 4 (1.18%) MySQL
3 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.59%) MS Access
4 2 (0.59%) Redis
5 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) Big Data
5 1 (0.30%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.30%) GIS
5 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.30%) OLAP
5 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.30%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (4.14%) JIRA
2 7 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 141 (41.72%) Social Skills
2 124 (36.69%) Finance
3 35 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (7.40%) Law
4 25 (7.40%) Manufacturing
5 24 (7.10%) Organisational Skills
6 23 (6.80%) Retail
7 22 (6.51%) Presentation Skills
8 20 (5.92%) Telecoms
9 19 (5.62%) Marketing
10 18 (5.33%) Documentation Skills
11 15 (4.44%) Influencing Skills
12 14 (4.14%) Banking
12 14 (4.14%) Legal
12 14 (4.14%) Publishing
13 12 (3.55%) French Language
13 12 (3.55%) German Language
13 12 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (3.25%) Italian Language
14 11 (3.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 202 (59.76%) Project Manager
2 47 (13.91%) IT Manager
3 40 (11.83%) IT Project Manager
4 34 (10.06%) Senior Manager
4 34 (10.06%) Senior Project Manager
5 22 (6.51%) Agile Project Manager
6 14 (4.14%) Analyst
6 14 (4.14%) Consultant
6 14 (4.14%) Security Manager
6 14 (4.14%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (3.55%) Programme Manager
7 12 (3.55%) Software Manager
7 12 (3.55%) Software Project Manager
8 10 (2.96%) Business Manager
8 10 (2.96%) Coordinator
8 10 (2.96%) ERP Manager
8 10 (2.96%) ERP Project Manager
8 10 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.78%) .NET
2 4 (1.18%) OpenID
2 4 (1.18%) React
3 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.59%) COM
3 2 (0.59%) XML
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.20%) Management Information System
2 41 (12.13%) PMI
3 24 (7.10%) Life Science
4 23 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.07%) User Experience
7 6 (1.78%) Biotechnology
7 6 (1.78%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.78%) Pharmacovigilance
7 6 (1.78%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.48%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
9 4 (1.18%) Smart City
10 3 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.37%) Windows
2 4 (1.18%) Linux
2 4 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (0.30%) VMS
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (77.51%) Project Management
2 222 (65.68%) PRINCE2
3 161 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (22.78%) Project Delivery
5 76 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (20.41%) Change Management
7 59 (17.46%) Scrum
8 50 (14.79%) Project Planning
9 49 (14.50%) ITIL
10 45 (13.31%) Programme Management
10 45 (13.31%) Waterfall
11 41 (12.13%) Computer Science
12 39 (11.54%) Migration
13 38 (11.24%) ERP
14 37 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (8.88%) PRINCE
15 30 (8.88%) SDLC
15 30 (8.88%) Service Delivery
16 27 (7.99%) Conflict Resolution
16 27 (7.99%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.96%) SQL
2 7 (2.07%) Java
3 4 (1.18%) C
3 4 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 277 (81.95%) PMI Certification
2 89 (26.33%) Degree
3 27 (7.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 26 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (5.03%) APMP
6 16 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (3.85%) CISSP
8 12 (3.55%) CAPM
9 10 (2.96%) CISM
10 8 (2.37%) MCP
11 7 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (2.07%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.78%) PhD
13 4 (1.18%) CCNP
13 4 (1.18%) CEH
13 4 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (1.18%) CRISC
13 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.18%) SANS
14 3 (0.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.54%) PMO
2 9 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.66%) QA
3 8 (2.37%) SLA
4 5 (1.48%) ISO 13485
4 5 (1.48%) PMBOK
5 4 (1.18%) NIST
5 4 (1.18%) RMADS
6 3 (0.89%) EMIR
6 3 (0.89%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.89%) MiFID
7 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.59%) GDPR
7 2 (0.59%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.30%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.30%) GxP
8 1 (0.30%) IFRS
8 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.07%) Docker
3 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.59%) vCloud
4 2 (0.59%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.89%) Backup Exec
1 3 (0.89%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (0.59%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.59%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.59%) vRealize
2 2 (0.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 74 (21.89%) Microsoft
2 51 (15.09%) SAP
3 30 (8.88%) Oracle
4 14 (4.14%) OpenText
5 11 (3.25%) Google
5 11 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.25%) Workday
6 9 (2.66%) IBM
6 9 (2.66%) JD Edwards
7 7 (2.07%) Epicor
7 7 (2.07%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.07%) VMware
8 5 (1.48%) Cisco
8 5 (1.48%) PTC
8 5 (1.48%) Sage
8 5 (1.48%) Snow
9 3 (0.89%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.89%) HP
9 3 (0.89%) IFS
9 3 (0.89%) Progress