Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 618 594 533
Rank change year-on-year -24 -61 +37
Permanent jobs citing PMP 145 486 768
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 1.77% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 141 401 566
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,570 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.80% -1.77% -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 12,888 27,497 36,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.28% 21.93% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,428 20,717 26,783
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,333 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.63% - +5.88%

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 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for PMP in the UK

PMP
Top 14 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 January 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 -36 133 £57,500 -4.17% 26
London +61 68 £70,000 +4.48% 6
UK excluding London +29 65 £52,500 +1.80% 22
South East +70 34 £57,500 -4.17% 13
Work from Home -74 21 £55,000 -4.35%
East of England +103 13 £52,500 -
Midlands +67 7 £42,500 -19.05% 4
West Midlands +57 7 £42,500 -19.05% 1
North of England +37 6 £38,500 -9.41% 2
North West +61 4 £38,500 -9.41% 2
South West +61 2 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Yorkshire +25 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Scotland +19 2 £41,500 -19.53%
Wales +43 1 £50,000 +4.17% 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 119 (82.07%) Project Management
2 115 (79.31%) PMI Certification
3 93 (64.14%) PRINCE2
4 72 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (30.34%) Finance
6 37 (25.52%) ITIL
6 37 (25.52%) Degree
7 36 (24.83%) Microsoft
8 35 (24.14%) Project Delivery
9 28 (19.31%) Scrum
10 25 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (15.86%) Waterfall
12 22 (15.17%) Azure
13 21 (14.48%) PRINCE
13 21 (14.48%) JIRA
14 19 (13.10%) PMI
14 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (12.41%) Self-Motivation
15 18 (12.41%) Italian Language
16 17 (11.72%) PMO
17 14 (9.66%) AWS
17 14 (9.66%) ITIL V3
18 13 (8.97%) SDLC
18 13 (8.97%) Change Management
18 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
18 13 (8.97%) Oracle
18 13 (8.97%) Spanish Language
19 12 (8.28%) Computer Science
19 12 (8.28%) French Language

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 (4.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.07%) Confluence
3 2 (1.38%) CMS
3 2 (1.38%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.76%) NetSuite
3 3 (2.07%) Shopify
4 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.38%) Sage 50
4 2 (1.38%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.69%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.69%) Lawson
5 1 (0.69%) Magento
5 1 (0.69%) Maximo
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.69%) Sage 500
5 1 (0.69%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.17%) Azure
2 14 (9.66%) AWS
3 9 (6.21%) IaaS
3 9 (6.21%) PaaS
4 5 (3.45%) Office 365
5 4 (2.76%) Asana
5 4 (2.76%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.76%) Smartsheet
6 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.07%) GCP
6 3 (2.07%) SaaS
7 2 (1.38%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.69%) Boomi
8 1 (0.69%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.69%) Serverless
8 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) LAN
2 5 (3.45%) WAN
3 4 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.07%) Firewall
4 3 (2.07%) Network Security
4 3 (2.07%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.38%) GSM
5 2 (1.38%) Internet
5 2 (1.38%) Skype
6 1 (0.69%) 5G
6 1 (0.69%) CDMA
6 1 (0.69%) LTE
6 1 (0.69%) SAN
6 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.69%) TETRA
6 1 (0.69%) UMTS
6 1 (0.69%) VoIP
6 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.76%) Power BI
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.38%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.38%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) Big Data
4 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.69%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (14.48%) JIRA
2 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.38%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.69%) VersionOne
General
1 44 (30.34%) Finance
2 18 (12.41%) Italian Language
3 13 (8.97%) Spanish Language
4 12 (8.28%) French Language
4 12 (8.28%) German Language
5 7 (4.83%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.83%) Retail
6 6 (4.14%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.76%) Marketing
7 4 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.07%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.07%) Back Office
8 3 (2.07%) Banking
8 3 (2.07%) Military
9 2 (1.38%) Front Office
9 2 (1.38%) Law
9 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.69%) Legal
10 1 (0.69%) Publishing
10 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (53.10%) Project Manager
2 16 (11.03%) Analyst
3 11 (7.59%) IT Manager
3 11 (7.59%) IT Project Manager
4 10 (6.90%) Software Manager
5 9 (6.21%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.21%) Software Asset Manager
6 8 (5.52%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (4.83%) Customer Support Manager
7 7 (4.83%) ITIL Manager
7 7 (4.83%) Senior Manager
7 7 (4.83%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (4.83%) Support Manager
8 6 (4.14%) Architect
8 6 (4.14%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (2.76%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 4 (2.76%) Implementation Manager
10 4 (2.76%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) JSON
2 3 (2.07%) Middleware
3 2 (1.38%) COM
3 2 (1.38%) Velocity
4 1 (0.69%) EDI
4 1 (0.69%) LDAP
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.69%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (13.10%) PMI
2 18 (12.41%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (7.59%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.21%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (3.45%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.07%) CMDB
6 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.07%) NHS
7 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.38%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.38%) Life Science
7 2 (1.38%) LIMS
7 2 (1.38%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (82.07%) Project Management
2 93 (64.14%) PRINCE2
3 72 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (25.52%) ITIL
5 35 (24.14%) Project Delivery
6 28 (19.31%) Scrum
7 25 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (15.86%) Waterfall
9 21 (14.48%) PRINCE
10 19 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (9.66%) ITIL V3
12 13 (8.97%) Change Management
12 13 (8.97%) SDLC
13 12 (8.28%) Change Control
13 12 (8.28%) Computer Science
14 11 (7.59%) Data Management
14 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
14 11 (7.59%) Programme Management
14 11 (7.59%) Resource Management
14 11 (7.59%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.52%) SQL
2 7 (4.83%) Java
3 4 (2.76%) C
Qualifications
1 115 (79.31%) PMI Certification
2 37 (25.52%) Degree
3 9 (6.21%) MCP
3 9 (6.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (5.52%) APMP
4 8 (5.52%) CISSP
5 7 (4.83%) CAPM
5 7 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (4.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (4.14%) CCNP
6 6 (4.14%) CEH
6 6 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.76%) CISM
7 4 (2.76%) GSEC
8 3 (2.07%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (2.07%) CITP
8 3 (2.07%) SSCP
9 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.38%) ECSA
9 2 (1.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.72%) PMO
2 8 (5.52%) QA
3 3 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (2.07%) GDPR
3 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.07%) RMADS
4 2 (1.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.69%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.69%) P3O
5 1 (0.69%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.97%) Oracle
3 11 (7.59%) SAP
4 9 (6.21%) Snow
5 8 (5.52%) Remedy
6 7 (4.83%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (3.45%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.76%) Cisco
9 3 (2.07%) Google
9 3 (2.07%) Sage
9 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.38%) Forcepoint
10 2 (1.38%) IBM
10 2 (1.38%) IFS
10 2 (1.38%) Informatica
10 2 (1.38%) Trend Micro
10 2 (1.38%) Veeam
10 2 (1.38%) VMware
11 1 (0.69%) Dell