Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 340 260 280
Rank change year-on-year -80 +20 +15
Permanent jobs citing PMO 979 1,822 1,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 1.30% 1.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.84% 9.25% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 793 1,415 1,634
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £48,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +5.37% +2.89%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,100 £28,553
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,300 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 14,323 19,704 21,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.62% 14.03% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,135 14,531 16,741
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 -52 435 £60,000 - 24
South East -49 194 £55,000 +10.00% 20
Midlands -3 119 £53,750 +7.50% 25
North of England -113 105 £42,500 -10.53% 37
West Midlands -13 79 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South West -8 61 £45,000 +15.38% 14
East of England +50 56 £43,550 +8.88% 9
North West -72 55 £42,875 -9.74% 21
Yorkshire -63 45 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East Midlands +27 38 £58,750 +23.68% 8
North East +15 5 £37,000 -28.98% 2
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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.

1 516 (52.71%) Project Management
2 376 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
3 360 (36.77%) Finance
4 274 (27.99%) Project Delivery
5 220 (22.47%) PRINCE2
6 168 (17.16%) Change Management
6 168 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 150 (15.32%) Waterfall
8 146 (14.91%) Programme Management
8 146 (14.91%) Microsoft Excel
9 135 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
10 125 (12.77%) Degree
11 116 (11.85%) Microsoft
12 110 (11.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 106 (10.83%) Portfolio Management
14 86 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
15 85 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
16 84 (8.58%) Mentoring
16 84 (8.58%) Risk Management
17 83 (8.48%) SharePoint
18 82 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
19 80 (8.17%) Resource Management
20 73 (7.46%) JIRA
21 70 (7.15%) Project Planning
21 70 (7.15%) QA
22 68 (6.95%) Decision-Making
23 67 (6.84%) Coaching
24 65 (6.64%) Change Control
25 63 (6.44%) Project Governance
26 60 (6.13%) Line 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 83 (8.48%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.25%) Confluence
3 5 (0.51%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.41%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.31%) TPMS
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.10%) CMS
7 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 146 (14.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 135 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
3 110 (11.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 82 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
5 40 (4.09%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.12%) Open Workbench
7 8 (0.82%) ProjectWise
8 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.53%) Primavera
2 8 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.82%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.72%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.61%) Lawson
5 5 (0.51%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.31%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.20%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.10%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.39%) Office 365
2 30 (3.06%) Power Platform
3 29 (2.96%) SaaS
4 28 (2.86%) Azure
5 13 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (1.12%) AWS
7 10 (1.02%) Trello
8 9 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.51%) Smartsheet
10 4 (0.41%) GitHub
10 4 (0.41%) PaaS
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.31%) GCP
11 3 (0.31%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.20%) Mavenlink
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle CX
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.10%) Google Docs
13 1 (0.10%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.84%) Intranet
2 11 (1.12%) Skype
3 10 (1.02%) Internet
4 8 (0.82%) Broadband
5 7 (0.72%) LAN
6 6 (0.61%) SAN
6 6 (0.61%) Wireless
7 5 (0.51%) WAN
7 5 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.31%) 5G
8 3 (0.31%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.31%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.31%) Firewall
8 3 (0.31%) Network Security
9 2 (0.20%) 4G
9 2 (0.20%) Extranet
9 2 (0.20%) RIP
9 2 (0.20%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.20%) VPN
10 1 (0.10%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.06%) Power BI
2 19 (1.94%) RDBMS
2 19 (1.94%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.72%) GIS
5 6 (0.61%) Big Data
5 6 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (0.61%) SAP HANA
5 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.31%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.20%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.10%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 73 (7.46%) JIRA
2 23 (2.35%) Selenium
3 18 (1.84%) HP UFT
3 18 (1.84%) LoadRunner
3 18 (1.84%) SoapUI
4 10 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.61%) NUnit
6 6 (0.61%) Subversion
7 4 (0.41%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.31%) DbUnit
8 3 (0.31%) jMock
8 3 (0.31%) JUnit
8 3 (0.31%) Maven
8 3 (0.31%) Mockito
8 3 (0.31%) SonarQube
General
1 360 (36.77%) Finance
2 49 (5.01%) Retail
3 45 (4.60%) Legal
4 44 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.98%) Law
6 37 (3.78%) Banking
7 33 (3.37%) Local Government
7 33 (3.37%) Public Sector
8 19 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.94%) Marketing
9 15 (1.53%) Police
10 14 (1.43%) Games
11 12 (1.23%) Back Office
12 10 (1.02%) Advertising
13 8 (0.82%) Digital Economy
14 7 (0.72%) Billing
15 5 (0.51%) French Language
15 5 (0.51%) Housing Association
16 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 216 (22.06%) Analyst
2 194 (19.82%) Project Manager
3 138 (14.10%) PMO Analyst
4 89 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 71 (7.25%) PMO Lead
6 66 (6.74%) Senior Manager
7 53 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
8 48 (4.90%) IT Manager
9 40 (4.09%) Junior
10 39 (3.98%) Business Analyst
10 39 (3.98%) Senior Project Manager
11 38 (3.88%) Head of PMO
11 38 (3.88%) Programme Manager
12 34 (3.47%) IT Project Manager
13 26 (2.66%) Coordinator
14 24 (2.45%) Portfolio Manager
15 23 (2.35%) Infrastructure Manager
16 22 (2.25%) Project Analyst
17 21 (2.15%) Agile Project Manager
17 21 (2.15%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.45%) SOAP
2 16 (1.63%) XML
3 14 (1.43%) .NET
4 13 (1.33%) HTML
5 11 (1.12%) JSON
6 9 (0.92%) Spring
6 9 (0.92%) Web Services
7 8 (0.82%) CSS
8 7 (0.72%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.61%) .NET Core
9 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (0.61%) Entity Framework
9 6 (0.61%) HTML5
9 6 (0.61%) jQuery
9 6 (0.61%) RESTful
9 6 (0.61%) WCF
9 6 (0.61%) XSLT
10 4 (0.41%) OpenMP
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.27%) Virtual Team
4 31 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.15%) Data Centre
6 19 (1.94%) User Experience
7 15 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.43%) NHS
9 11 (1.12%) PMI
10 8 (0.82%) Driving Licence
10 8 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.82%) Learning Management System
10 8 (0.82%) Online Games
11 7 (0.72%) Spread Betting
12 6 (0.61%) FMCG
13 5 (0.51%) Contract for Difference
13 5 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.51%) Life Science
14 4 (0.41%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (1.84%) Windows
2 7 (0.72%) Windows 10
3 5 (0.51%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.20%) Linux
5 1 (0.10%) Android
5 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (52.71%) Project Management
2 376 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (27.99%) Project Delivery
4 220 (22.47%) PRINCE2
5 168 (17.16%) Change Management
5 168 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 150 (15.32%) Waterfall
7 146 (14.91%) Programme Management
8 106 (10.83%) Portfolio Management
9 86 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
10 84 (8.58%) Mentoring
10 84 (8.58%) Risk Management
11 80 (8.17%) Resource Management
12 70 (7.15%) Project Planning
13 68 (6.95%) Decision-Making
14 67 (6.84%) Coaching
15 65 (6.64%) Change Control
16 63 (6.44%) Project Governance
17 60 (6.13%) Line Management
18 57 (5.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (3.68%) SQL
2 30 (3.06%) C
3 17 (1.74%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.23%) Java
5 9 (0.92%) C#
5 9 (0.92%) C++
6 6 (0.61%) T-SQL
6 6 (0.61%) VB
7 5 (0.51%) VBA
8 4 (0.41%) Fortran
9 3 (0.31%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.20%) Python
10 2 (0.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.10%) Go
11 1 (0.10%) PHP
11 1 (0.10%) Rust
11 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 125 (12.77%) Degree
2 43 (4.39%) PMP
3 36 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (3.68%) PMI Certification
4 31 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 30 (3.06%) Security Cleared
6 23 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 19 (1.94%) ISEB
7 19 (1.94%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.82%) APMP
8 8 (0.82%) CISA
8 8 (0.82%) CISM
8 8 (0.82%) CISSP
9 7 (0.72%) CCNA
9 7 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.51%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.31%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.31%) MBA
13 2 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.15%) QA
2 14 (1.43%) P3O
3 13 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.23%) GDPR
5 11 (1.12%) SLA
6 8 (0.82%) NIST
7 6 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.20%) EMIR
9 2 (0.20%) ITGC
9 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.10%) IASME
10 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.61%) vSphere
4 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.31%) XenApp
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.10%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (1.12%) SCCM
2 3 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.20%) AppDNA
3 2 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.10%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 116 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.70%) SAP
3 39 (3.98%) Oracle
4 26 (2.66%) Remedy
5 18 (1.84%) Capita
6 13 (1.33%) Cisco
6 13 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.33%) VMware
7 9 (0.92%) NEC
8 8 (0.82%) BT
8 8 (0.82%) JD Edwards
8 8 (0.82%) Openreach
9 7 (0.72%) HP
9 7 (0.72%) IFS
9 7 (0.72%) Sage
10 6 (0.61%) Epicor
10 6 (0.61%) iManage
11 5 (0.51%) Cadence
11 5 (0.51%) Intel
12 4 (0.41%) Workday