Period
to 26 March 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 530 556 498
Rank change year-on-year +26 -58 -18
Permanent jobs citing PMP 752 841 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 2.02% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 551 628 728
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,875 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +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 36,351 41,609 43,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.50% 23.78% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26,359 32,141 34,349
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,594 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,800 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% -1.76%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +45 719 £60,000 +4.35% 20
UK excluding London 0 372 £52,500 -4.55% 10
London +77 362 £67,500 +3.85% 12
South East +14 114 £57,500 - 3
North of England +52 93 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North West +56 73 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Midlands +34 65 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South West +45 57 £52,000 -0.95% 3
West Midlands +29 54 £45,000 -21.74% 1
East of England +54 22 £53,750 -2.27%
Yorkshire +19 19 £50,000 -4.76%
Scotland -65 13 £50,000 -13.04% 2
East Midlands +32 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Wales +31 8 £40,000 -33.33%
North East +6 1 - -
Northern Ireland -27 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 602 (80.05%) PRINCE2
2 577 (76.73%) Project Management
3 553 (73.54%) PMI Certification
4 363 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
5 284 (37.77%) Finance
6 184 (24.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 182 (24.20%) Degree
8 118 (15.69%) Scrum
9 116 (15.43%) SDLC
10 114 (15.16%) Microsoft Project
10 114 (15.16%) Waterfall
11 109 (14.49%) PMO
12 105 (13.96%) PRINCE
13 97 (12.90%) PMI
14 94 (12.50%) Change Management
14 94 (12.50%) Programme Management
15 93 (12.37%) Risk Management
15 93 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
16 90 (11.97%) Microsoft
17 85 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
18 83 (11.04%) ITIL
18 83 (11.04%) ERP
19 80 (10.64%) Project Planning
19 80 (10.64%) Computer Science
19 80 (10.64%) Software Delivery
20 77 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
21 73 (9.71%) CRM
22 70 (9.31%) Mentoring
23 69 (9.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 63 (8.38%) QA

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 18 (2.39%) Confluence
2 16 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.93%) CMS
4 5 (0.66%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.53%) Drupal
5 4 (0.53%) WordPress
6 3 (0.40%) Joomla!
6 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.27%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.27%) IIS
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.13%) TPMS
8 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 114 (15.16%) Microsoft Project
2 42 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
5 29 (3.86%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.99%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (3.46%) NetSuite
3 24 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (1.60%) Lawson
5 12 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.40%) Aareon QL
7 3 (0.40%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.40%) Magento
7 3 (0.40%) MIS ActiveH
7 3 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.40%) OPENContractor
7 3 (0.40%) OPENHousing
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.40%) Orchard Housing
7 3 (0.40%) Relativity
7 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.40%) Servitor
8 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (5.32%) SaaS
4 27 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.66%) Office 365
6 18 (2.39%) PaaS
7 17 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (2.26%) IaaS
8 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.27%) Trello
10 1 (0.13%) Akamai
10 1 (0.13%) BPaaS
10 1 (0.13%) G Suite
10 1 (0.13%) Slack
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.32%) Firewall
2 16 (2.13%) LAN
3 15 (1.99%) WAN
4 14 (1.86%) DNS
5 11 (1.46%) VPN
6 8 (1.06%) DHCP
6 8 (1.06%) SAN
7 6 (0.80%) Internet
7 6 (0.80%) Intranet
7 6 (0.80%) NAS
7 6 (0.80%) Wireless
8 5 (0.66%) BGP
8 5 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.66%) FWSM
8 5 (0.66%) IPsec
8 5 (0.66%) OSPF
8 5 (0.66%) SNMP
8 5 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.06%) Big Data
4 4 (0.53%) Blockchain
4 4 (0.53%) MySQL
5 3 (0.40%) DB2
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.27%) MS Access
6 2 (0.27%) Power BI
6 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.13%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (5.59%) JIRA
2 6 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.27%) Selenium
5 1 (0.13%) Ant
5 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) Gradle
5 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) Maven
5 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 284 (37.77%) Finance
2 53 (7.05%) Advertising
3 48 (6.38%) Banking
3 48 (6.38%) Retail
4 40 (5.32%) Marketing
5 28 (3.72%) Billing
6 24 (3.19%) Legal
7 22 (2.93%) Retail Banking
8 20 (2.66%) Publishing
9 18 (2.39%) Telecoms
10 17 (2.26%) Manufacturing
11 16 (2.13%) Law
12 10 (1.33%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.20%) Automotive
14 7 (0.93%) French Language
14 7 (0.93%) German Language
15 6 (0.80%) Electronics
15 6 (0.80%) Front Office
16 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 405 (53.86%) Project Manager
2 123 (16.36%) IT Manager
3 85 (11.30%) IT Project Manager
4 65 (8.64%) Delivery Manager
5 55 (7.31%) Software Project Manager
6 54 (7.18%) Programme Manager
7 52 (6.91%) Senior Manager
8 47 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
9 42 (5.59%) Analyst
10 32 (4.26%) Technical Manager
11 31 (4.12%) Consultant
12 29 (3.86%) Business Analyst
13 25 (3.32%) Software Manager
14 24 (3.19%) Architect
15 23 (3.06%) Business Change Manager
16 22 (2.93%) ERP Manager
16 22 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
17 21 (2.79%) ERP Project Manager
17 21 (2.79%) Technical Project Manager
18 20 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.06%) .NET
2 7 (0.93%) LDAP
3 5 (0.66%) Web Services
4 3 (0.40%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.40%) Velocity
5 2 (0.27%) HTML
5 2 (0.27%) OAuth
5 2 (0.27%) SAML
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (0.27%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) CSS
6 1 (0.13%) EDI
6 1 (0.13%) J2EE
6 1 (0.13%) jQuery
6 1 (0.13%) JSON
6 1 (0.13%) REST
6 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.90%) PMI
2 93 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (5.85%) Management Information System
5 35 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 28 (3.72%) Virtual Team
7 24 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.53%) User Experience
9 17 (2.26%) CMDB
10 12 (1.60%) Fintech
11 11 (1.46%) Reinsurance
12 10 (1.33%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.06%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.93%) Life Science
14 7 (0.93%) PKI
15 5 (0.66%) Clustering
16 4 (0.53%) Bitcoin
16 4 (0.53%) Reference Data
16 4 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.19%) Windows
2 7 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (0.80%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.66%) Linux
5 2 (0.27%) Android
5 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.27%) Unix
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.13%) AIX
6 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (80.05%) PRINCE2
2 577 (76.73%) Project Management
3 363 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (24.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 118 (15.69%) Scrum
6 116 (15.43%) SDLC
7 114 (15.16%) Waterfall
8 105 (13.96%) PRINCE
9 94 (12.50%) Change Management
9 94 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 93 (12.37%) Risk Management
11 85 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
12 83 (11.04%) ERP
12 83 (11.04%) ITIL
13 80 (10.64%) Computer Science
13 80 (10.64%) Project Planning
13 80 (10.64%) Software Delivery
14 77 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
15 73 (9.71%) CRM
16 70 (9.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (3.06%) C
2 10 (1.33%) SQL
3 7 (0.93%) C#
4 3 (0.40%) Java
5 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.13%) PHP
6 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 553 (73.54%) PMI Certification
2 182 (24.20%) Degree
3 69 (9.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 61 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 50 (6.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 46 (6.12%) APMP
7 30 (3.99%) ISEB
7 30 (3.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 28 (3.72%) DV Cleared
9 27 (3.59%) CISSP
10 26 (3.46%) SC Cleared
11 19 (2.53%) PgMP
12 18 (2.39%) APMG
13 17 (2.26%) CEH
13 17 (2.26%) CompTIA Security+
14 16 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (2.13%) IIBA
15 14 (1.86%) CISA
16 13 (1.73%) CBAP
17 12 (1.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (14.49%) PMO
2 63 (8.38%) QA
3 28 (3.72%) GDPR
4 20 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (2.26%) GPG13
6 11 (1.46%) P3O
6 11 (1.46%) SLA
7 9 (1.20%) Data Quality
8 8 (1.06%) COBIT
9 7 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.53%) PSD2
10 4 (0.53%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.40%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.40%) EMIR
11 3 (0.40%) FATCA
11 3 (0.40%) MiFID
11 3 (0.40%) SEPA
11 3 (0.40%) TARGET2
12 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 21 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.27%) Firmware
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) SCCM
1 2 (0.27%) SCOM
1 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 90 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.71%) SAP
3 37 (4.92%) Oracle
4 30 (3.99%) JD Edwards
5 22 (2.93%) CheckPoint
5 22 (2.93%) VMware
6 20 (2.66%) Citrix
7 19 (2.53%) EMC
8 18 (2.39%) NetApp
9 16 (2.13%) Cisco
10 12 (1.60%) Epicor
11 9 (1.20%) IFS
12 8 (1.06%) Sage
12 8 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.93%) CA
13 7 (0.93%) Google
13 7 (0.93%) Guidewire
13 7 (0.93%) HP
14 5 (0.66%) F5
14 5 (0.66%) Fortinet