The table below looks at the statistics for P3O skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited P3O over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 853 886 886
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Permanent jobs citing P3O 40 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.027% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 17
Average salary £43,750 £56,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £35,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +60.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11869 12701 11027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.74% 10.59% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9383 9825 8919
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

P3O
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing P3O within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

P3O Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

P3O
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing P3O within the UK.

P3O Salary Trend in the UK

P3O
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing P3O over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 within the UK.

P3O Salary Histogram in the UK

P3O
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing P3O within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 39 £42,500 -24.44% 10
East Midlands +19 11 £42,500 +1.19%
London +50 9 £70,000 - 2
East of England +12 7 £60,000 -
South East +9 5 £40,000 -22.33%
Essex 0 5 £42,500 -
City of London +36 4 £57,500 -36.11%
West Midlands -7 4 £33,000 -22.35% 7
Brentwood - 4 - -
Oxfordshire +11 3 £47,000 -14.54%
Yorkshire +1 2 £25,000 -50.00%
Oxford -3 2 £47,000 -14.54%
Sheffield - 2 £25,000 -
Solihull - 2 £33,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire +1 1 - -
Nottingham -5 1 - -
Royston - 1 £60,000 -
Crawley - 1 £34,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £65,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £72,500 -
Telford - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £72,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £34,000 -
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £65,000 -

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing P3O also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited P3O.

1 54 (84.38%) PRINCE2
2 50 (78.13%) Project Management
3 37 (57.81%) Finance
4 22 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (32.81%) Programme Management
6 20 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (28.13%) QA
7 18 (28.13%) Portfolio Management
7 18 (28.13%) Coaching
7 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (25.00%) MS Project
9 15 (23.44%) Resource Management
10 14 (21.88%) Line Management
11 12 (18.75%) MS Office
11 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 12 (18.75%) Marketing
12 11 (17.19%) Project Planning
12 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
13 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
13 10 (15.63%) DMAIC
13 10 (15.63%) B2B
13 10 (15.63%) PMI Certification
14 9 (14.06%) PMI
15 8 (12.50%) Change Control
16 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
16 7 (10.94%) Change Management
16 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
16 7 (10.94%) MS PowerPoint
17 6 (9.38%) MS Visio
17 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery

P3O
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing P3O also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited P3O. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) MS Project
2 12 (18.75%) MS Office
2 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 7 (10.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (9.38%) MS Visio
5 5 (7.81%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.56%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.56%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.56%) MS Access
1 1 (1.56%) Xcelsius
General
1 37 (57.81%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Analyst
2 20 (31.25%) PMO Manager
3 17 (26.56%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Senior PMO Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Process Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Governance Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Process Manager
7 3 (4.69%) PMO Lead
7 3 (4.69%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Portfolio Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Project Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Business Change Manager
9 1 (1.56%) Project Coordinator
9 1 (1.56%) Project Support Officer
9 1 (1.56%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) PMI
2 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) E-Learning
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (84.38%) PRINCE2
2 50 (78.13%) Project Management
3 22 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (32.81%) Programme Management
5 20 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (28.13%) Coaching
6 18 (28.13%) Portfolio Management
7 15 (23.44%) Resource Management
8 14 (21.88%) Line Management
9 11 (17.19%) Project Planning
9 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
10 10 (15.63%) DMAIC
10 10 (15.63%) B2B
10 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 8 (12.50%) Change Control
12 7 (10.94%) Change Management
13 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
14 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
14 5 (7.81%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) PMI Certification
2 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (7.81%) PMP
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (6.25%) APMP
4 3 (4.69%) ISEB
5 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) PgMP
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) SAP
2 3 (4.69%) CA
3 1 (1.56%) Planview
3 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.56%) Progress
3 1 (1.56%) HP
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + car
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago