Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 424 460
Rank change year-on-year -144 +36 +31
Permanent jobs citing PMP 794 1349 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 2.75% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 568 972 1106
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,900 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 43165 49027 60087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.01% 26.21% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33185 39333 47990
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -161 714 £60,500 -3.20% 60
UK excluding London -128 385 £52,500 -4.55% 39
London -147 382 £71,750 +10.38% 29
South East -96 116 £57,500 - 6
North of England -25 96 £52,500 - 8
North West -22 59 £45,000 -10.29% 1
Midlands -76 58 £52,500 +5.00% 7
West Midlands -38 50 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Scotland +15 44 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Yorkshire -15 35 £60,000 -4.00% 7
South West -2 32 £45,000 -7.69% 6
East of England -43 26 £53,500 -6.96% 4
Northern Ireland -19 11 - - 1
East Midlands -19 8 £56,250 +25.00% 2
Wales -2 4 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North East - 2 £43,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PMP.

1 643 (80.98%) PRINCE2
2 631 (79.47%) Project Management
3 551 (69.40%) PMI Certification
4 378 (47.61%) Agile Software Development
5 363 (45.72%) Finance
6 235 (29.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 215 (27.08%) Scrum
8 205 (25.82%) Degree
9 133 (16.75%) Waterfall
10 131 (16.50%) Microsoft
11 118 (14.86%) PMI
12 112 (14.11%) Banking
13 111 (13.98%) Microsoft Project
14 109 (13.73%) ITIL
15 108 (13.60%) Change Management
16 95 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
17 94 (11.84%) Programme Management
18 93 (11.71%) Line Management
19 90 (11.34%) PMO
20 89 (11.21%) SDLC
21 83 (10.45%) CRM
22 74 (9.32%) Wealth Management
23 70 (8.82%) PRINCE
24 67 (8.44%) Business Analysis
25 66 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
26 65 (8.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 64 (8.06%) Project Planning
28 63 (7.93%) Six Sigma
28 63 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
29 62 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel

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 23 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.64%) IIS
3 9 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.50%) CMS
6 3 (0.38%) Confluence
7 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.25%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.25%) SAS
7 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.13%) CICS
8 1 (0.13%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.13%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 111 (13.98%) Microsoft Project
2 63 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
3 62 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 52 (6.55%) MS Visio
5 30 (3.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.76%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.51%) NetSuite
4 8 (1.01%) Primavera
5 6 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.38%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.38%) Lawson
7 3 (0.38%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.38%) Minerva
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.38%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.38%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle SCM
8 2 (0.25%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.51%) Office 365
4 11 (1.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 10 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.01%) IaaS
7 8 (1.01%) PaaS
8 6 (0.76%) SaaS
8 6 (0.76%) Veeva
9 5 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.25%) Trello
13 1 (0.13%) Force.com
13 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.90%) Firewall
1 23 (2.90%) WAN
2 18 (2.27%) Internet
3 17 (2.14%) LAN
4 15 (1.89%) HTTP
5 12 (1.51%) SAN
6 9 (1.13%) VLAN
7 6 (0.76%) Skype
8 5 (0.63%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.50%) FIX Connectivity
10 3 (0.38%) IPsec
10 3 (0.38%) Wireless
11 2 (0.25%) DNS
11 2 (0.25%) Intranet
11 2 (0.25%) SMS
11 2 (0.25%) SSL
11 2 (0.25%) VPN
11 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.13%) LDAP
12 1 (0.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (2.77%) Big Data
3 11 (1.39%) Data Mart
3 11 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.38%) Blockchain
5 3 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.38%) DB2
5 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.38%) Text Mining
6 2 (0.25%) MS Access
6 2 (0.25%) MySQL
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (4.91%) JIRA
2 9 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.38%) Fiddler
4 3 (0.38%) VersionOne
5 2 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) eCATT
6 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 363 (45.72%) Finance
2 112 (14.11%) Banking
3 62 (7.81%) Investment Banking
4 57 (7.18%) Legal
5 55 (6.93%) Retail
6 49 (6.17%) Retail Banking
6 49 (6.17%) Telecoms
7 42 (5.29%) Marketing
8 34 (4.28%) Advertising
9 23 (2.90%) Law
10 21 (2.64%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.64%) Automotive
12 11 (1.39%) Aerospace
13 10 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.26%) Games
14 9 (1.13%) Publishing
15 8 (1.01%) Electronics
16 7 (0.88%) Back Office
16 7 (0.88%) Front Office
17 5 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 447 (56.30%) Project Manager
2 130 (16.37%) IT Manager
3 102 (12.85%) IT Project Manager
4 76 (9.57%) Senior Manager
5 70 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 60 (7.56%) Programme Manager
7 41 (5.16%) Analyst
7 41 (5.16%) Software Project Manager
8 35 (4.41%) Portfolio Manager
9 34 (4.28%) Transformation Manager
10 30 (3.78%) Transformation Programme Manager
11 28 (3.53%) Business Transformation Manager
11 28 (3.53%) Scrum Master
12 26 (3.27%) Delivery Manager
12 26 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 25 (3.15%) Agile Project Manager
14 24 (3.02%) Business Analyst
14 24 (3.02%) Business Change Manager
14 24 (3.02%) Technical Manager
15 23 (2.90%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.27%) XML
2 21 (2.64%) .NET
3 12 (1.51%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.26%) HTML
5 9 (1.13%) JDBC
6 8 (1.01%) Velocity
7 7 (0.88%) COM
8 6 (0.76%) .NET Framework
8 6 (0.76%) AngularJS
8 6 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (0.76%) jQuery
8 6 (0.76%) Visualforce
9 5 (0.63%) Middleware
10 4 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.50%) HTML5
10 4 (0.50%) WCF
10 4 (0.50%) WPF
11 3 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (0.38%) Backbone.js
11 3 (0.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 118 (14.86%) PMI
2 95 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 40 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 39 (4.91%) Reference Data
6 33 (4.16%) Virtual Team
7 30 (3.78%) Driving Licence
8 25 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.39%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.89%) User Experience
11 12 (1.51%) Fintech
12 9 (1.13%) iSeries
12 9 (1.13%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.01%) CMDB
13 8 (1.01%) Derivative
14 7 (0.88%) EPoS
14 7 (0.88%) Life Science
15 6 (0.76%) FMCG
16 5 (0.63%) IPTV
16 5 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.16%) Windows
2 21 (2.64%) Linux
3 12 (1.51%) Unix
4 9 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.88%) Solaris
6 6 (0.76%) Android
6 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (80.98%) PRINCE2
2 631 (79.47%) Project Management
3 378 (47.61%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (29.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 215 (27.08%) Scrum
6 133 (16.75%) Waterfall
7 109 (13.73%) ITIL
8 108 (13.60%) Change Management
9 94 (11.84%) Programme Management
10 93 (11.71%) Line Management
11 89 (11.21%) SDLC
12 83 (10.45%) CRM
13 74 (9.32%) Wealth Management
14 70 (8.82%) PRINCE
15 67 (8.44%) Business Analysis
16 66 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
17 64 (8.06%) Project Planning
18 63 (7.93%) Six Sigma
19 62 (7.81%) Risk Management
20 56 (7.05%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 42 (5.29%) Java
2 39 (4.91%) SQL
3 23 (2.90%) C
3 23 (2.90%) C++
4 22 (2.77%) C#
5 18 (2.27%) Python
6 10 (1.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.26%) Perl
6 10 (1.26%) Ruby
7 9 (1.13%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.13%) Jython
7 9 (1.13%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.88%) Embedded C
8 7 (0.88%) Embedded C++
9 6 (0.76%) Apex Code
10 5 (0.63%) VB
11 4 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.38%) ES6
12 3 (0.38%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 551 (69.40%) PMI Certification
2 205 (25.82%) Degree
3 65 (8.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 47 (5.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 43 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (4.16%) APMP
7 30 (3.78%) APMG
8 28 (3.53%) Security Cleared
9 24 (3.02%) ISEB
10 18 (2.27%) SC Cleared
11 16 (2.02%) CISSP
11 16 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (1.64%) CAPM
12 13 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (1.51%) MCSE
14 7 (0.88%) CCNP
14 7 (0.88%) PgMP
15 6 (0.76%) CEH
15 6 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
15 6 (0.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (11.34%) PMO
2 55 (6.93%) QA
3 20 (2.52%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.89%) PMBOK
5 14 (1.76%) GDPR
6 11 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (1.26%) ISO 9001
8 9 (1.13%) MiFID
8 9 (1.13%) P3O
9 7 (0.88%) EMIR
9 7 (0.88%) SLA
10 6 (0.76%) GPG13
11 4 (0.50%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.38%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.38%) UCITS
13 2 (0.25%) COSO
14 1 (0.13%) COBIT
14 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (1.13%) Ansible
1 9 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.13%) Puppet
2 2 (0.25%) SCCM
2 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 131 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.79%) Oracle
3 33 (4.16%) SAP
4 28 (3.53%) Bloomberg
4 28 (3.53%) LexisNexis
5 21 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (2.64%) VMware
6 18 (2.27%) Cisco
7 17 (2.14%) Citrix
8 16 (2.02%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.76%) Google
10 12 (1.51%) Cognizant
10 12 (1.51%) Siebel
11 11 (1.39%) IBM
11 11 (1.39%) Tableau
12 9 (1.13%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.01%) Blue Prism
13 8 (1.01%) EMC
13 8 (1.01%) HP
13 8 (1.01%) NetApp