Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 558 537 540
Rank change year-on-year -21 +3 +27
Permanent jobs citing PMP 267 722 907
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 2.04% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 224 577 691
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,750 £52,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.98% -0.95% -

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 16,258 35,355 41,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.86% 24.25% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11,815 25,634 31,152
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,582
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.94% +4.90%

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 16 July 2020.

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 16 July 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 -24 244 £65,000 +8.33% 22
London +6 131 £66,000 -5.71% 3
UK excluding London +41 123 £58,750 +12.98% 20
South East +42 57 £62,500 +13.64% 8
Midlands +81 21 £65,000 +30.00% 2
East of England +83 14 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands +73 11 £65,000 +18.18%
North of England +106 10 £47,500 -5.00% 6
East Midlands +64 9 £62,500 +66.67% 2
South West +78 8 £50,000 +1.01%
Yorkshire +95 6 £47,500 -7.32% 3
Wales +32 6 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Work from Home +31 6 £60,000 +9.09% 1
North West +76 4 £67,500 +28.57% 3
Northern Ireland +26 4 £52,500 -
Scotland +80 3 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 204 (76.40%) Project Management
2 196 (73.41%) PRINCE2
3 174 (65.17%) PMI Certification
4 144 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (44.57%) Finance
6 88 (32.96%) Project Delivery
7 77 (28.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (21.35%) Degree
9 53 (19.85%) SAP
10 52 (19.48%) Waterfall
11 48 (17.98%) Scrum
12 44 (16.48%) ITIL
13 41 (15.36%) Microsoft
14 37 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (13.48%) ERP
15 36 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
16 30 (11.24%) PMO
16 30 (11.24%) Programme Management
17 29 (10.86%) Oracle
18 28 (10.49%) Change Management
19 26 (9.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 24 (8.99%) PMI
20 24 (8.99%) Risk Management
20 24 (8.99%) SDLC
20 24 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
21 23 (8.61%) Programme Delivery
22 22 (8.24%) PRINCE
23 21 (7.87%) Microsoft Project
23 21 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
24 20 (7.49%) Microsoft Office

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 7 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.50%) CICS
3 4 (1.50%) Confluence
3 4 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.37%) Drupal
5 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 21 (7.87%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (7.49%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (6.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (3.00%) NetSuite
3 7 (2.62%) Lawson
3 7 (2.62%) SAP Business One
3 7 (2.62%) SAP ERP
4 6 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (2.25%) SAP BPC
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (1.87%) Sage 200
6 4 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (1.50%) Sage 500
7 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.37%) Endur
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.37%) SaaS
2 12 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.37%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (3.37%) Office 365
4 8 (3.00%) Azure
5 4 (1.50%) AWS
5 4 (1.50%) Google Drive
6 3 (1.12%) Slack
7 2 (0.75%) Boomi
7 2 (0.75%) IaaS
7 2 (0.75%) PaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.37%) GCP
8 1 (0.37%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.25%) Broadband
2 4 (1.50%) LAN
2 4 (1.50%) WAN
2 4 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (0.75%) Firewall
3 2 (0.75%) OSPF
3 2 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.49%) SAP HANA
2 6 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.87%) Big Data
4 3 (1.12%) DB2
5 2 (0.75%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.75%) Essbase
5 2 (0.75%) OLAP
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) Power BI
6 1 (0.37%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (7.49%) JIRA
2 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.50%) Selenium
3 3 (1.12%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.12%) JMeter
3 3 (1.12%) JUnit
3 3 (1.12%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.12%) TestRail
4 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 119 (44.57%) Finance
2 20 (7.49%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.87%) Public Sector
4 12 (4.49%) Italian Language
5 9 (3.37%) Retail
6 8 (3.00%) Advertising
6 8 (3.00%) Spanish Language
6 8 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.62%) French Language
7 7 (2.62%) German Language
8 5 (1.87%) Marketing
9 4 (1.50%) Back Office
10 3 (1.12%) Banking
10 3 (1.12%) Local Government
11 2 (0.75%) Games
12 1 (0.37%) Front Office
12 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.37%) Legal
12 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (56.55%) Project Manager
2 36 (13.48%) IT Manager
3 32 (11.99%) SAP Manager
4 30 (11.24%) SAP Project Manager
5 23 (8.61%) Senior Manager
6 22 (8.24%) Senior Project Manager
7 21 (7.87%) Delivery Manager
8 16 (5.99%) Analyst
9 15 (5.62%) Programme Manager
10 13 (4.87%) Consultant
10 13 (4.87%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (4.49%) ERP Manager
11 12 (4.49%) IT Project Manager
12 11 (4.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 11 (4.12%) Software Manager
13 10 (3.75%) ERP Project Manager
14 9 (3.37%) ITIL Manager
14 9 (3.37%) Oracle Project Manager
14 9 (3.37%) Support Manager
15 8 (3.00%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.49%) Middleware
2 6 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.50%) .NET
3 4 (1.50%) REST
3 4 (1.50%) WebCenter
4 3 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.99%) PMI
3 20 (7.49%) Virtual Team
4 19 (7.12%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (6.74%) Management Information System
6 14 (5.24%) FMCG
7 11 (4.12%) Data Centre
7 11 (4.12%) User Experience
8 8 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.25%) AS400
10 5 (1.87%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.50%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.50%) Reinsurance
12 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.75%) iPad
14 1 (0.37%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.62%) Linux
2 5 (1.87%) Unix
2 5 (1.87%) Windows
3 4 (1.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (76.40%) Project Management
2 196 (73.41%) PRINCE2
3 144 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (32.96%) Project Delivery
5 77 (28.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (19.48%) Waterfall
7 48 (17.98%) Scrum
8 44 (16.48%) ITIL
9 36 (13.48%) ERP
9 36 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (11.24%) Programme Management
11 28 (10.49%) Change Management
12 24 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (8.99%) Risk Management
12 24 (8.99%) SDLC
13 23 (8.61%) Programme Delivery
14 22 (8.24%) PRINCE
15 20 (7.49%) Service Delivery
16 19 (7.12%) Logistics
16 19 (7.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.75%) C
1 10 (3.75%) Java
2 5 (1.87%) C#
2 5 (1.87%) C++
2 5 (1.87%) Python
3 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.50%) COBOL
3 4 (1.50%) Perl
3 4 (1.50%) SQL
3 4 (1.50%) VB
4 2 (0.75%) Assembly Language
4 2 (0.75%) PL/1
4 2 (0.75%) VBA
5 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.37%) HLASM
5 1 (0.37%) REXX
5 1 (0.37%) Ruby
5 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 174 (65.17%) PMI Certification
2 57 (21.35%) Degree
3 26 (9.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.00%) ACCA
7 7 (2.62%) ISEB
7 7 (2.62%) MCP
8 5 (1.87%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.50%) CAPM
9 4 (1.50%) CISSP
9 4 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.12%) BICSI RCDD
10 3 (1.12%) CCNA
10 3 (1.12%) CCNP
10 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.12%) CISM
11 2 (0.75%) CIMA
11 2 (0.75%) CISA
11 2 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.24%) PMO
2 11 (4.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (3.75%) QA
4 6 (2.25%) COBIT
5 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.50%) SLA
6 2 (0.75%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.75%) GDPR
6 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.37%) EMIR
7 1 (0.37%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.37%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (1.50%) ACF2
1 4 (1.50%) Docker
1 4 (1.50%) RACF
2 2 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.37%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 53 (19.85%) SAP
2 41 (15.36%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.86%) Oracle
4 10 (3.75%) IFS
5 8 (3.00%) JD Edwards
5 8 (3.00%) Sage
6 7 (2.62%) Epicor
6 7 (2.62%) Snow
7 6 (2.25%) Ariba
7 6 (2.25%) Cisco
7 6 (2.25%) Concur
7 6 (2.25%) Remedy
7 6 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.25%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.25%) Workday
8 5 (1.87%) Citrix
8 5 (1.87%) HP
9 4 (1.50%) Google
9 4 (1.50%) IBM
10 3 (1.12%) VMware