Period
to 22 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PMO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PMO over the 6 months to 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 311 247 309
Rank change year-on-year -64 +62 -6
Permanent jobs citing PMO 1,274 2,114 1,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.02% 1.39% 1.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.81% 10.35% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,001 1,558 1,388
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £51,570 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.14% +5.26% -5.00%

PMO is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 16,313 20,430 21,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.06% 13.47% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12,485 15,475 16,080
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in England

PMO
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMO in England.

Salary trend for PMO in England

PMO
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for PMO in England

PMO
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
London -54 519 £60,000 - 22
South East +6 287 £55,000 +10.00% 13
North of England -90 179 £40,000 -8.57% 32
Midlands +3 141 £47,500 - 17
North West -48 98 £42,000 -6.67% 16
West Midlands -22 95 £49,000 -2.00% 13
South West -32 73 £38,500 -3.75% 2
East of England +7 66 £46,173 +4.94% 8
Yorkshire -75 65 £42,500 +6.25% 12
East Midlands +24 47 £45,000 +2.86% 4
North East +32 16 £35,000 -20.00% 4
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, IT jobs citing PMO 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 across the England region with a requirement for PMO.

1 661 (51.88%) Project Management
2 510 (40.03%) Finance
3 441 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 342 (26.84%) PRINCE2
5 330 (25.90%) Project Delivery
6 210 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 198 (15.54%) Change Management
8 190 (14.91%) Microsoft Project
9 185 (14.52%) Microsoft
10 177 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
11 173 (13.58%) Degree
12 166 (13.03%) Programme Management
13 136 (10.68%) Waterfall
14 132 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
15 127 (9.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 127 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
16 122 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
17 118 (9.26%) Risk Management
17 118 (9.26%) QA
18 115 (9.03%) Portfolio Management
19 107 (8.40%) Mentoring
20 100 (7.85%) Project Planning
21 99 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
22 95 (7.46%) PMI Certification
23 90 (7.06%) Analytics
24 89 (6.99%) SharePoint
25 86 (6.75%) Decision-Making
26 81 (6.36%) JIRA
26 81 (6.36%) Public Sector
27 80 (6.28%) Resource Management

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 89 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.73%) Confluence
3 11 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 9 (0.71%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.47%) Moodle
5 6 (0.47%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.16%) IIS
7 2 (0.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.078%) Apache
8 1 (0.078%) CMS
Applications
1 190 (14.91%) Microsoft Project
2 177 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 127 (9.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 122 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
5 56 (4.40%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.86%) Open Workbench
7 8 (0.63%) ProjectWise
7 8 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) HipChat
9 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.02%) Primavera
3 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.31%) Lawson
5 4 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.24%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.24%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (0.16%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.69%) Office 365
2 43 (3.38%) Azure
3 28 (2.20%) SaaS
4 24 (1.88%) AWS
5 20 (1.57%) Power Platform
6 19 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (1.10%) Trello
8 6 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.47%) FinancialForce
8 6 (0.47%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.39%) GitHub
10 4 (0.31%) PaaS
11 3 (0.24%) G Suite
11 3 (0.24%) GCP
11 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.16%) Mavenlink
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle CX
12 2 (0.16%) Slack
12 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.078%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.10%) LAN
2 13 (1.02%) WAN
3 12 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (0.94%) Intranet
3 12 (0.94%) iSCSI
3 12 (0.94%) SAN
3 12 (0.94%) Skype
4 10 (0.78%) FCoE
5 8 (0.63%) Broadband
5 8 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
5 8 (0.63%) VSAN
6 7 (0.55%) Firewall
7 5 (0.39%) DHCP
7 5 (0.39%) DNS
7 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.31%) VPN
9 3 (0.24%) Network Security
9 3 (0.24%) RIP
9 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.57%) Power BI
3 12 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.55%) Big Data
4 7 (0.55%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.24%) GIS
6 3 (0.24%) MySQL
6 3 (0.24%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.24%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.16%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.078%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.078%) QlikView
8 1 (0.078%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 81 (6.36%) JIRA
2 9 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.31%) Selenium
5 3 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.24%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.24%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.24%) NUnit
5 3 (0.24%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 510 (40.03%) Finance
2 81 (6.36%) Public Sector
3 80 (6.28%) Law
4 79 (6.20%) Banking
5 77 (6.04%) Retail
6 64 (5.02%) Legal
7 59 (4.63%) Telecoms
8 45 (3.53%) Local Government
9 30 (2.35%) Marketing
10 26 (2.04%) Police
11 23 (1.81%) Back Office
12 20 (1.57%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 13 (1.02%) Publishing
14 12 (0.94%) Advertising
14 12 (0.94%) Fire and Rescue
14 12 (0.94%) Games
15 9 (0.71%) Digital Economy
16 8 (0.63%) Billing
16 8 (0.63%) French Language
Job Titles
1 273 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 231 (18.13%) Analyst
3 153 (12.01%) PMO Analyst
4 128 (10.05%) PMO Manager
5 90 (7.06%) Senior Manager
6 82 (6.44%) IT Manager
7 78 (6.12%) PMO Lead
8 64 (5.02%) Delivery Manager
8 64 (5.02%) Senior Project Manager
9 54 (4.24%) Coordinator
10 51 (4.00%) Consultant
11 47 (3.69%) Head of PMO
12 45 (3.53%) IT Project Manager
13 44 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
14 43 (3.38%) Business Analyst
14 43 (3.38%) Programme Manager
15 42 (3.30%) Architect
16 38 (2.98%) Junior
17 34 (2.67%) Senior PMO
18 33 (2.59%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.20%) Web Services
2 23 (1.81%) .NET
3 16 (1.26%) HTML
4 12 (0.94%) CSS
5 9 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (0.71%) XML
6 8 (0.63%) AngularJS
6 8 (0.63%) Flash
6 8 (0.63%) HTML5
7 6 (0.47%) SOAP
8 5 (0.39%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.39%) jQuery
8 5 (0.39%) JSON
8 5 (0.39%) Middleware
8 5 (0.39%) OpenMP
8 5 (0.39%) WCF
9 4 (0.31%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.31%) LDAP
10 3 (0.24%) Spring
10 3 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 49 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 40 (3.14%) PMI
6 25 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 20 (1.57%) NHS
8 17 (1.33%) User Experience
9 13 (1.02%) Equities
10 12 (0.94%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.78%) Replication
12 9 (0.71%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.71%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.63%) FlexPod
13 8 (0.63%) Learning Management System
13 8 (0.63%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.63%) Online Games
14 7 (0.55%) Spread Betting
14 7 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.12%) Windows
2 14 (1.10%) Windows 10
3 8 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
3 8 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.39%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.16%) Android
6 2 (0.16%) Linux
6 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.16%) zOS
7 1 (0.078%) Unix
7 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (51.88%) Project Management
2 441 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (26.84%) PRINCE2
4 330 (25.90%) Project Delivery
5 210 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 198 (15.54%) Change Management
7 166 (13.03%) Programme Management
8 136 (10.68%) Waterfall
9 127 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
10 118 (9.26%) Risk Management
11 115 (9.03%) Portfolio Management
12 107 (8.40%) Mentoring
13 100 (7.85%) Project Planning
14 99 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 90 (7.06%) Analytics
16 86 (6.75%) Decision-Making
17 80 (6.28%) Coaching
17 80 (6.28%) Resource Management
18 79 (6.20%) ITIL
19 74 (5.81%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 57 (4.47%) C
2 29 (2.28%) SQL
3 17 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (0.78%) C#
5 8 (0.63%) C++
5 8 (0.63%) PHP
6 7 (0.55%) Java
7 5 (0.39%) Fortran
8 4 (0.31%) VBA
9 3 (0.24%) Python
9 3 (0.24%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.16%) JCL
10 2 (0.16%) R
10 2 (0.16%) Ruby
10 2 (0.16%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.16%) VB
10 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.078%) ABAP
11 1 (0.078%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.078%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 173 (13.58%) Degree
2 95 (7.46%) PMI Certification
3 78 (6.12%) PMP
4 54 (4.24%) Security Cleared
5 50 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 42 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (1.73%) APMP
7 22 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (1.65%) SC Cleared
9 19 (1.49%) ISEB
10 16 (1.26%) CCNA
11 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.86%) MCSE
13 8 (0.63%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.63%) CISA
13 8 (0.63%) CISM
13 8 (0.63%) CISSP
13 8 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (9.26%) QA
2 21 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.33%) P3O
4 16 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.18%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.86%) GDPR
6 11 (0.86%) SLA
7 8 (0.63%) ISO 22301
7 8 (0.63%) NIST
8 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.24%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.16%) EMIR
10 2 (0.16%) ITGC
11 1 (0.078%) GAAP
11 1 (0.078%) IFRS
11 1 (0.078%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 27 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.94%) NFS
5 8 (0.63%) VMware NSX
6 7 (0.55%) vSphere
7 5 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.39%) XenApp
8 2 (0.16%) Microcode
9 1 (0.078%) IAG
Systems Management
1 14 (1.10%) SCCM
2 9 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.39%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.078%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 185 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.08%) SAP
3 38 (2.98%) VMware
4 32 (2.51%) Cisco
5 31 (2.43%) Oracle
6 29 (2.28%) Capita
7 19 (1.49%) HP
8 18 (1.41%) Citrix
8 18 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.02%) Google
10 12 (0.94%) NetApp
10 12 (0.94%) Remedy
11 10 (0.78%) Veeam
12 9 (0.71%) F5
12 9 (0.71%) NEC
13 8 (0.63%) BT
13 8 (0.63%) Openreach
13 8 (0.63%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.47%) Sage
15 5 (0.39%) JD Edwards