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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 860 846 856
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing P3O 21 46 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.044% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 9
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £37,500 £24,215
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%

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
11257 10836 10985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.52% 10.29% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8720 8346 8842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

P3O Salary Histogram in the UK

P3O
Top 17 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 27 February 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 -26 17 £55,000 - 2
London +10 7 £70,000 -5.40% 2
City of London +6 7 £70,000 -5.40%
West Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 -
Bradford - 6 £55,000 -
South East -25 3 £55,000 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Surrey -11 1 £55,000 -22.53%
East of England - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £57,500 -
Epsom - 1 £55,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Essex - 1 - -

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (73.81%) PRINCE2
2 27 (64.29%) Finance
3 24 (57.14%) Project Management
4 18 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 11 (26.19%) MS Project
6 10 (23.81%) PMI
6 10 (23.81%) PMI Certification
6 10 (23.81%) Document Management
6 10 (23.81%) QA
7 9 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (19.05%) MS Office
8 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
8 8 (19.05%) Resource Management
8 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (19.05%) Change Control
9 7 (16.67%) Retail
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) Banking
10 6 (14.29%) Change Management
10 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (14.29%) Degree
10 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (9.52%) Intranet
11 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
12 3 (7.14%) Law
12 3 (7.14%) Legal

P3O
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Project
2 9 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (19.05%) MS Office
3 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) CA PPM
2 2 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
3 6 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Billing
4 3 (7.14%) Law
4 3 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) PMO Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior PMO Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.38%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Project Planner
7 1 (2.38%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) PMI
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Economics
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) PRINCE2
2 24 (57.14%) Project Management
3 18 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 10 (23.81%) Document Management
5 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.43%) Project Planning
6 8 (19.05%) Resource Management
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (19.05%) Change Control
7 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) Change Management
8 4 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
10 2 (4.76%) Programme Office Management
10 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.76%) Logistics
10 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.76%) ERP
10 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) PMI Certification
2 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.76%) PMP
3 2 (4.76%) APMP
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) CAPM
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) SAP
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.14%) CA
2 1 (2.38%) Planview
2 1 (2.38%) Progress