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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 888 878 875
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing P3O 26 43 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.036% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 12
Average salary £50,000 £50,250 £45,207
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.49% +11.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,800 £24,215
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £74,700 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,207
% change year-on-year
- -0.45%

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
11926 12384 11088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.36% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9321 9690 8849
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 2015 within the UK.

P3O Salary Histogram in the UK

P3O
Top 18 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 28 April 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 +11 26 £50,000 -4.76% 4
London +29 12 £63,750 +6.25% 1
City of London +42 9 £95,000 +31.03% 1
East Midlands +17 6 £43,750 -20.45%
South East -8 3 £55,000 +25.00% 1
East of England +18 2 - - 1
Essex +8 2 - -
Surrey +8 2 £55,000 +57.14%
West Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Bradford - 2 £55,000 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Guildford -1 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £55,000 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 39 (78.00%) PRINCE2
2 34 (68.00%) Project Management
3 32 (64.00%) Finance
4 18 (36.00%) Programme Management
5 17 (34.00%) QA
6 13 (26.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.00%) PMI Certification
8 11 (22.00%) PMI
8 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.00%) MS Project
9 10 (20.00%) MS Office
9 10 (20.00%) Document Management
9 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
9 10 (20.00%) Line Management
9 10 (20.00%) Resource Management
9 10 (20.00%) Coaching
10 9 (18.00%) Project Planning
10 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
11 8 (16.00%) Marketing
12 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
12 7 (14.00%) Change Control
13 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (12.00%) Change Management
13 6 (12.00%) Banking
13 6 (12.00%) Retail
13 6 (12.00%) DMAIC

P3O
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Project
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.00%) MS Office
2 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) CA PPM
2 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MS Access
General
1 32 (64.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Marketing
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Billing
4 3 (6.00%) Law
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Back Office
6 1 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) PMO Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) PMO Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Senior PMO Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Process Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Governance Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Process Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
7 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Change Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Business Change Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (4.00%) Project Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Business Manager
8 2 (4.00%) PMO Lead
9 1 (2.00%) Project Office Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) PMI
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) PRINCE2
2 34 (68.00%) Project Management
3 18 (36.00%) Programme Management
4 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 10 (20.00%) Document Management
5 10 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 10 (20.00%) Line Management
5 10 (20.00%) Coaching
6 9 (18.00%) Project Planning
7 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.00%) Change Control
8 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.00%) DMAIC
8 6 (12.00%) Change Management
8 6 (12.00%) B2B
9 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (8.00%) PMP
5 3 (6.00%) ISEB
6 2 (4.00%) CAPM
6 2 (4.00%) PgMP
6 2 (4.00%) APMP
7 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) CA
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Progress
3 1 (2.00%) Planview
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