The 2021 Salary Survey included more than 900 certifications. The Salary Survey is global, with 53% of this year’s respondents from the U.S.
Here is how Pega certifications performed in each of the 3 survey areas:
1. Salary Survey 75: The Salary Survey 75 list is ranked by average base salary among U.S. credential holders in 2020, and drawn from the certifications held by the largest numbers of survey respondents.
Pega had 4 certifications in the top 50 for the 2021 survey:
#30: Pega Certified Business Architect
#40 Pega Certified Decisioning Consultant
#45: Pega Certified System Architect
#47: Pega Certified Senior System Architect
2. The Next Big Thing: Top 50 certifications that are next on ‘to-do’ lists of survey respondents:
#24: Pega Certified Lead System Architect
#26: Pega Certified Decisioning Consultant
#37: Pega Certified Data Scientist
#40: Pega Certified Senior System Architect
#47 Pega Certified Robotics System Architect
3. Simmering Salaries: The Pega Certified Decisioning Consultant (PCDC) certification is listed at the TOP of the 20 certifications with “Simmering Salaries” – where the average annual salary of the credential holders increased by at least 5%. In fact, the average salary gain for survey respondents with a PCDC certification was up 22% over 2019!