Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 556 542 583
Rank change year-on-year -14 +41 -150
Permanent jobs citing PMP 613 814 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.99% 2.10% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 463 552 568
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,100 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -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 30,773 38,734 43,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.63% 23.76% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22,662 28,640 33,608
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 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -1 582 £60,000 - 50
UK excluding London -30 320 £50,000 - 41
London +22 280 £67,500 +3.85% 15
South East +16 166 £52,500 -12.50% 8
North of England +14 62 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Midlands +20 35 £54,750 +15.26% 14
North West -5 33 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Yorkshire +25 26 £42,500 -5.56% 1
West Midlands +5 25 £54,750 +18.38% 11
Scotland +17 20 £51,570 +5.24% 1
East of England +42 16 £57,500 -2.13% 3
South West -29 16 £53,000 +27.71% 7
East Midlands +27 10 £58,000 -1.28% 3
Wales +12 4 £48,000 +16.36% 4
North East +26 3 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland +5 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 531 (86.62%) Project Management
2 492 (80.26%) PRINCE2
3 443 (72.27%) PMI Certification
4 322 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
5 267 (43.56%) Finance
6 172 (28.06%) Degree
7 165 (26.92%) Project Delivery
8 158 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 130 (21.21%) ITIL
10 104 (16.97%) Microsoft
11 89 (14.52%) PMO
12 86 (14.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 82 (13.38%) Microsoft Project
14 81 (13.21%) PRINCE
15 80 (13.05%) Scrum
16 79 (12.89%) Waterfall
17 78 (12.72%) Risk Management
18 77 (12.56%) Programme Management
19 75 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
20 73 (11.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 66 (10.77%) Matrix Organization
22 65 (10.60%) Change Management
23 64 (10.44%) Coaching
23 64 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
24 63 (10.28%) PMI
25 60 (9.79%) Decision-Making
26 56 (9.14%) Project Planning
27 52 (8.48%) Management Information System
28 50 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
29 48 (7.83%) Self-Motivation

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 9 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.31%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.98%) Confluence
4 5 (0.82%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.33%) CICS
6 2 (0.33%) SugarCRM
6 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) CMS
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 82 (13.38%) Microsoft Project
2 50 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (7.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (5.06%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.33%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 16 (2.61%) NetSuite
2 15 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.82%) Lawson
7 3 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.16%) Exstream
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.16%) Shopify
9 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.34%) Azure
2 36 (5.87%) AWS
3 19 (3.10%) SaaS
4 17 (2.77%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (2.45%) Office 365
6 7 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.98%) Boomi
8 4 (0.65%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.49%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.49%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Flow
11 1 (0.16%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.79%) WAN
2 6 (0.98%) Firewall
2 6 (0.98%) LAN
2 6 (0.98%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.65%) DNS
4 3 (0.49%) DHCP
5 2 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.16%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) SAN
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) VLAN
6 1 (0.16%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.77%) Big Data
2 14 (2.28%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.82%) Apache Hive
4 5 (0.82%) Impala
5 4 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.49%) MySQL
6 3 (0.49%) Power BI
7 2 (0.33%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.33%) DB2
7 2 (0.33%) EDMS
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.16%) DTS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.16%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (2.61%) JIRA
2 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.33%) JMeter
2 2 (0.33%) JUnit
2 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.33%) Selenium
2 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 267 (43.56%) Finance
2 41 (6.69%) Public Sector
3 39 (6.36%) Manufacturing
4 37 (6.04%) Advertising
5 30 (4.89%) Banking
6 29 (4.73%) Retail
7 22 (3.59%) Law
8 21 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (3.26%) Legal
10 18 (2.94%) Automotive
11 17 (2.77%) Telecoms
12 16 (2.61%) Back Office
13 15 (2.45%) Marketing
14 13 (2.12%) Local Government
15 5 (0.82%) Billing
15 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.82%) Social Housing
16 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.49%) French Language
17 3 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 410 (66.88%) Project Manager
2 117 (19.09%) Senior Manager
3 109 (17.78%) IT Manager
4 106 (17.29%) Senior Project Manager
5 97 (15.82%) IT Project Manager
6 35 (5.71%) Senior IT Manager
7 33 (5.38%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 31 (5.06%) Programme Manager
9 24 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
9 24 (3.92%) SAP Manager
10 23 (3.75%) SAP Project Manager
11 22 (3.59%) Analyst
12 21 (3.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 21 (3.43%) Product Manager
13 18 (2.94%) Junior
13 18 (2.94%) Software Project Manager
14 17 (2.77%) Technical Manager
15 16 (2.61%) Junior Project Manager
15 16 (2.61%) Project Leader
15 16 (2.61%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.14%) XML
2 5 (0.82%) .NET
2 5 (0.82%) REST
2 5 (0.82%) Web Services
3 4 (0.65%) COM
3 4 (0.65%) JSON
4 3 (0.49%) EDI
4 3 (0.49%) JDBC
4 3 (0.49%) ODBC
4 3 (0.49%) SOAP
5 2 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.16%) Middleware
6 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (10.28%) PMI
3 52 (8.48%) Management Information System
4 48 (7.83%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (3.59%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.79%) User Experience
7 8 (1.31%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.98%) NHS
9 6 (0.98%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.82%) CMDB
10 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.82%) Reinsurance
10 5 (0.82%) SCADA
11 3 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.49%) Life Science
11 3 (0.49%) Robotics
11 3 (0.49%) Tandem
12 2 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.26%) Windows
2 7 (1.14%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.82%) Linux
3 5 (0.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.49%) Unix
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (86.62%) Project Management
2 492 (80.26%) PRINCE2
3 322 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (26.92%) Project Delivery
5 158 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (21.21%) ITIL
7 81 (13.21%) PRINCE
8 80 (13.05%) Scrum
9 79 (12.89%) Waterfall
10 78 (12.72%) Risk Management
11 77 (12.56%) Programme Management
12 75 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
13 66 (10.77%) Matrix Organization
14 65 (10.60%) Change Management
15 64 (10.44%) Coaching
16 60 (9.79%) Decision-Making
17 56 (9.14%) Project Planning
18 45 (7.34%) Project Governance
19 43 (7.01%) Business Analysis
20 40 (6.53%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.20%) C
2 15 (2.45%) SQL
3 5 (0.82%) C#
4 4 (0.65%) Java
5 3 (0.49%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.33%) Assembly Language
6 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.33%) C++
6 2 (0.33%) COBOL
6 2 (0.33%) Perl
6 2 (0.33%) PL/1
6 2 (0.33%) Python
6 2 (0.33%) REXX
6 2 (0.33%) VB
7 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 443 (72.27%) PMI Certification
2 172 (28.06%) Degree
3 86 (14.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 73 (11.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 32 (5.22%) APMP
6 24 (3.92%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.96%) CAPM
8 12 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (1.31%) PgMP
11 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.65%) ACCA
12 4 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.65%) CIMA
12 4 (0.65%) CISSP
13 3 (0.49%) CISA
13 3 (0.49%) CISM
13 3 (0.49%) ISEB
13 3 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (14.52%) PMO
2 46 (7.50%) QA
3 24 (3.92%) GDPR
4 14 (2.28%) EMIR
4 14 (2.28%) MiFID
5 13 (2.12%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.98%) SLA
7 5 (0.82%) NIST
8 4 (0.65%) COBIT
8 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.65%) HAZOP
8 4 (0.65%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.33%) ITGC
9 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.16%) PSD2
10 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) ACF2
2 2 (0.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.33%) RACF
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.65%) SCCM
2 3 (0.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 104 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.85%) SAP
3 27 (4.40%) Oracle
4 14 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.96%) JD Edwards
6 11 (1.79%) Dell
7 8 (1.31%) Informatica
8 7 (1.14%) Cisco
9 6 (0.98%) IFS
9 6 (0.98%) NetApp
10 5 (0.82%) Cloudera
10 5 (0.82%) EMC
10 5 (0.82%) Epicor
10 5 (0.82%) IBM
10 5 (0.82%) Sage
10 5 (0.82%) VMware
11 3 (0.49%) Google
11 3 (0.49%) HP
11 3 (0.49%) SnapLogic
11 3 (0.49%) TIBCO