Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 530 548 529
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 -48
Permanent jobs citing PMP 724 869 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 2.13% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 544 646 659
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - -4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.45% +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 35,309 40,867 42,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.63% 23.79% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25,324 30,843 33,554
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,898 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.23% +5.64% -

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 +30 694 £60,000 +4.35% 25
UK excluding London -34 356 £52,000 -5.45% 20
London +59 342 £70,000 +7.69% 7
South East +39 148 £55,000 -4.35% 9
North of England +5 73 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +11 61 £44,000 -12.00% 4
North West +24 50 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands +16 42 £50,000 -16.67% 2
South West +27 39 £52,000 +8.33% 2
Yorkshire -9 21 £50,000 -4.76%
East Midlands +22 19 £38,750 -22.50% 2
East of England +50 16 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Scotland -51 13 £52,500 -8.70%
Wales +22 5 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North East +12 2 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Northern Ireland -25 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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.

1 616 (85.08%) PRINCE2
2 579 (79.97%) Project Management
3 573 (79.14%) PMI Certification
4 386 (53.31%) Agile Software Development
5 302 (41.71%) Finance
6 175 (24.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 171 (23.62%) Degree
8 146 (20.17%) Scrum
9 137 (18.92%) ITIL
10 103 (14.23%) SDLC
11 99 (13.67%) PMI
12 97 (13.40%) Risk Management
13 96 (13.26%) PMO
14 93 (12.85%) PRINCE
15 92 (12.71%) Programme Management
16 88 (12.15%) Microsoft
17 85 (11.74%) Project Planning
18 82 (11.33%) Waterfall
19 79 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 76 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
21 74 (10.22%) Change Management
22 73 (10.08%) Microsoft Project
23 71 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
24 70 (9.67%) SAP
25 68 (9.39%) ERP
25 68 (9.39%) Continuous Improvement
26 66 (9.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
27 63 (8.70%) CRM
27 63 (8.70%) Mentoring
28 60 (8.29%) People 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 (1.38%) Apache Spark
1 10 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.24%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (0.83%) CMS
3 6 (0.83%) Confluence
4 5 (0.69%) Drupal
4 5 (0.69%) WordPress
5 4 (0.55%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.28%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.28%) Liferay
6 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.28%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.14%) IIS
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 73 (10.08%) Microsoft Project
2 39 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (2.49%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (3.73%) Dynamics AX
2 23 (3.18%) NetSuite
3 20 (2.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (1.52%) Lawson
7 9 (1.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.55%) Magento
10 3 (0.41%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.28%) Exstream
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.28%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
12 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
12 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (4.42%) SaaS
4 24 (3.31%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (2.76%) Office 365
6 13 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.52%) PaaS
8 10 (1.38%) IaaS
9 6 (0.83%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.55%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.28%) Trello
12 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.14%) Boomi
12 1 (0.14%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.90%) Firewall
1 21 (2.90%) WAN
2 14 (1.93%) DNS
2 14 (1.93%) LAN
3 8 (1.10%) SAN
3 8 (1.10%) VPN
4 7 (0.97%) DHCP
4 7 (0.97%) NAS
5 6 (0.83%) Internet
5 6 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.69%) BGP
6 5 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.69%) FWSM
6 5 (0.69%) IPsec
6 5 (0.69%) OSPF
6 5 (0.69%) SNMP
6 5 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.93%) Big Data
3 11 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.38%) Apache Hive
4 10 (1.38%) Impala
5 5 (0.69%) DB2
5 5 (0.69%) MySQL
5 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.55%) Power BI
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.14%) MS Access
8 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.14%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (3.45%) JIRA
2 7 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) Ant
5 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) Gradle
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) Maven
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 302 (41.71%) Finance
2 43 (5.94%) Advertising
2 43 (5.94%) Marketing
3 42 (5.80%) Banking
4 37 (5.11%) Manufacturing
5 26 (3.59%) Retail
6 23 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (2.62%) Retail Banking
8 17 (2.35%) Law
9 16 (2.21%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.80%) Legal
11 12 (1.66%) Publishing
12 10 (1.38%) Billing
13 8 (1.10%) Military
14 6 (0.83%) Automotive
15 5 (0.69%) Local Government
16 4 (0.55%) Back Office
16 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.41%) Electronics
17 3 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 442 (61.05%) Project Manager
2 140 (19.34%) IT Manager
3 115 (15.88%) IT Project Manager
4 104 (14.36%) Senior Manager
5 97 (13.40%) Senior Project Manager
6 65 (8.98%) Delivery Manager
7 62 (8.56%) Software Project Manager
8 36 (4.97%) SAP Manager
9 32 (4.42%) SAP Project Manager
10 30 (4.14%) Analyst
11 28 (3.87%) Infrastructure Manager
12 27 (3.73%) Programme Manager
13 25 (3.45%) Senior IT Manager
14 24 (3.31%) Business Analyst
14 24 (3.31%) ERP Manager
15 23 (3.18%) ERP Project Manager
15 23 (3.18%) Senior IT Project Manager
16 21 (2.90%) Consultant
16 21 (2.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 20 (2.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.10%) LDAP
2 7 (0.97%) XML
3 6 (0.83%) Web Services
4 4 (0.55%) .NET
4 4 (0.55%) HTML
4 4 (0.55%) SAML
5 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.41%) OAuth
6 2 (0.28%) COM
6 2 (0.28%) CSS
6 2 (0.28%) JSON
6 2 (0.28%) JSR 168
6 2 (0.28%) JSTL
6 2 (0.28%) REST
6 2 (0.28%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.28%) SOAP
7 1 (0.14%) EDI
7 1 (0.14%) JDBC
7 1 (0.14%) Middleware
7 1 (0.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 99 (13.67%) PMI
2 76 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 40 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (4.01%) Data Centre
6 28 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.90%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.93%) Reinsurance
9 12 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.66%) User Experience
10 10 (1.38%) CMDB
10 10 (1.38%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.24%) PKI
12 8 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.10%) NHS
13 7 (0.97%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.83%) Clustering
14 6 (0.83%) SCADA
15 5 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
16 4 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.56%) Windows
2 8 (1.10%) Windows 10
3 6 (0.83%) Unix
3 6 (0.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.41%) Linux
4 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.14%) AIX
6 1 (0.14%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Solaris
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (85.08%) PRINCE2
2 579 (79.97%) Project Management
3 386 (53.31%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (24.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 146 (20.17%) Scrum
6 137 (18.92%) ITIL
7 103 (14.23%) SDLC
8 97 (13.40%) Risk Management
9 93 (12.85%) PRINCE
10 92 (12.71%) Programme Management
11 85 (11.74%) Project Planning
12 82 (11.33%) Waterfall
13 74 (10.22%) Change Management
14 71 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
15 68 (9.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 68 (9.39%) ERP
16 63 (8.70%) CRM
16 63 (8.70%) Mentoring
17 60 (8.29%) People Management
18 59 (8.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.56%) C
2 28 (3.87%) SQL
3 6 (0.83%) C#
4 5 (0.69%) Java
4 5 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.14%) ABAP
6 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 573 (79.14%) PMI Certification
2 171 (23.62%) Degree
3 79 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 66 (9.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 57 (7.87%) Security Cleared
6 36 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 33 (4.56%) APMP
8 28 (3.87%) SC Cleared
9 23 (3.18%) ISEB
10 22 (3.04%) CISSP
11 20 (2.76%) DV Cleared
12 18 (2.49%) CISA
13 17 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (2.21%) APMG
15 12 (1.66%) AWS Certification
15 12 (1.66%) CCNA
16 11 (1.52%) ACCA
16 11 (1.52%) CAPM
16 11 (1.52%) CIMA
17 10 (1.38%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (13.26%) PMO
2 54 (7.46%) QA
3 18 (2.49%) GDPR
4 15 (2.07%) SLA
5 11 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (1.38%) GPG13
7 7 (0.97%) COBIT
7 7 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.41%) AIFMD
9 3 (0.41%) EMIR
9 3 (0.41%) FATCA
9 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.41%) MiFID
9 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 88 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 70 (9.67%) SAP
3 45 (6.22%) Oracle
4 22 (3.04%) JD Edwards
5 17 (2.35%) VMware
6 16 (2.21%) Cisco
7 15 (2.07%) CheckPoint
8 14 (1.93%) EMC
8 14 (1.93%) NetApp
9 13 (1.80%) Citrix
10 11 (1.52%) Epicor
10 11 (1.52%) Informatica
11 10 (1.38%) CA
11 10 (1.38%) Cloudera
11 10 (1.38%) Sage
11 10 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.24%) IFS
13 7 (0.97%) Google
13 7 (0.97%) Juniper
14 5 (0.69%) Fortinet