Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 380 378 310
Rank change year-on-year -2 -68 -28
Permanent jobs citing PMO 809 484 1,489
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.74% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.82% 5.71% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 569 385 1,204
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +13.40% +2.11%
75th Percentile £64,750 £77,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +14.58% +1.05%

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 13,909 8,473 19,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.87% 13.00% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9,004 6,634 14,220
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,724
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% -

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in England

PMO
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PMO in England.

Salary trend for PMO in England

PMO
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMO in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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 -55 308 £55,000 -15.38% 45
South East -50 135 £50,000 -8.68% 18
Midlands -2 126 £52,500 - 14
North of England +3 114 £45,000 +16.88% 25
West Midlands +11 103 £52,500 +5.00% 6
South West -13 89 £40,000 -21.57% 12
North West +24 82 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Yorkshire -54 29 £45,000 +18.42% 11
East of England -20 26 £50,000 +41.84% 12
East Midlands -49 23 £58,000 -7.20% 8
North East - 3 £55,000 - 2
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 433 (53.52%) Project Management
2 348 (43.02%) Finance
3 321 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
4 287 (35.48%) Social Skills
5 202 (24.97%) Project Delivery
6 192 (23.73%) PRINCE2
7 160 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 140 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
9 138 (17.06%) Microsoft
10 115 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
11 108 (13.35%) Change Management
12 94 (11.62%) Waterfall
13 93 (11.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 91 (11.25%) Microsoft Office
15 88 (10.88%) Programme Management
15 88 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
16 85 (10.51%) JIRA
17 83 (10.26%) Microsoft Project
18 82 (10.14%) Resource Management
19 80 (9.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 75 (9.27%) Degree
21 74 (9.15%) Scrum
22 68 (8.41%) Business Analysis
23 65 (8.03%) PMI Certification
24 63 (7.79%) Law
25 61 (7.54%) Legal
26 59 (7.29%) Risk Management
27 58 (7.17%) Banking
28 54 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
29 53 (6.55%) Coaching

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 52 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 51 (6.30%) Confluence
3 20 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
4 8 (0.99%) IIS
5 4 (0.49%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.37%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.25%) CMS
7 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 140 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (11.25%) Microsoft Office
3 83 (10.26%) Microsoft Project
4 80 (9.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (4.33%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.62%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (2.47%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.62%) Primavera
3 5 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.49%) Maximo
4 4 (0.49%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.18%) Azure
2 36 (4.45%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (2.72%) Power Platform
4 18 (2.22%) SaaS
5 16 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
5 16 (1.98%) IaaS
6 11 (1.36%) PaaS
7 9 (1.11%) AWS
8 5 (0.62%) Smartsheet
9 3 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.37%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.25%) Datadog
10 2 (0.25%) Google Sheets
10 2 (0.25%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.71%) LAN
2 29 (3.58%) WAN
3 21 (2.60%) DNS
4 18 (2.22%) DHCP
5 17 (2.10%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.24%) WLAN
7 9 (1.11%) VLAN
8 8 (0.99%) Broadband
8 8 (0.99%) Firewall
8 8 (0.99%) Internet
9 7 (0.87%) BGP
9 7 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (0.87%) OSPF
10 6 (0.74%) MGW
10 6 (0.74%) SD-WAN
10 6 (0.74%) SIGTRAN
10 6 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.49%) DMZ
11 4 (0.49%) Network Security
11 4 (0.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.72%) Oracle Database
2 21 (2.60%) Power BI
3 20 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.48%) DTS
4 12 (1.48%) SQL Server
5 6 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.62%) Big Data
6 5 (0.62%) GIS
7 4 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.49%) Tableau
8 3 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.37%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.37%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.25%) MySQL
9 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 85 (10.51%) JIRA
2 28 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.47%) Bitbucket
3 20 (2.47%) IntelliJ
3 20 (2.47%) JUnit
3 20 (2.47%) Maven
3 20 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
3 20 (2.47%) TeamCity
4 18 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.49%) MSI
5 4 (0.49%) Subversion
5 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
General
1 348 (43.02%) Finance
2 287 (35.48%) Social Skills
3 88 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (7.79%) Law
5 61 (7.54%) Legal
6 58 (7.17%) Banking
7 47 (5.81%) Influencing Skills
8 45 (5.56%) Retail
9 43 (5.32%) Public Sector
10 40 (4.94%) Organisational Skills
11 35 (4.33%) Telecoms
12 30 (3.71%) Presentation Skills
13 25 (3.09%) Marketing
14 16 (1.98%) Local Government
15 13 (1.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 10 (1.24%) Documentation Skills
16 10 (1.24%) Games
16 10 (1.24%) Manufacturing
17 9 (1.11%) Billing
18 8 (0.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (21.88%) Analyst
2 174 (21.51%) Project Manager
3 91 (11.25%) PMO Analyst
4 59 (7.29%) IT Manager
5 55 (6.80%) Business Analyst
5 55 (6.80%) Senior Manager
6 52 (6.43%) PMO Manager
7 45 (5.56%) PMO Lead
8 43 (5.32%) Coordinator
8 43 (5.32%) Senior Project Manager
9 33 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
10 30 (3.71%) Project Coordinator
11 25 (3.09%) Senior PMO
12 23 (2.84%) Programme Manager
12 23 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (2.72%) Developer
13 22 (2.72%) Scrum Master
14 21 (2.60%) Senior PMO Analyst
15 20 (2.47%) IT Analyst
15 20 (2.47%) PMO Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.21%) HTML
2 21 (2.60%) REST
3 20 (2.47%) AngularJS
3 20 (2.47%) HTML5
3 20 (2.47%) Kafka
3 20 (2.47%) Middleware
3 20 (2.47%) RESTful
4 5 (0.62%) JSON
5 4 (0.49%) ISPF
5 4 (0.49%) XML
6 3 (0.37%) .NET
6 3 (0.37%) Velocity
7 2 (0.25%) CSS
7 2 (0.25%) JSF
7 2 (0.25%) LDAP
8 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.12%) COM
8 1 (0.12%) LAMP
8 1 (0.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.18%) PMI
2 37 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.83%) User Experience
4 18 (2.22%) Housing Association
5 14 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (0.87%) Clustering
6 7 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (0.87%) Legacy Systems
7 6 (0.74%) Life Science
7 6 (0.74%) Reinsurance
7 6 (0.74%) Replication
7 6 (0.74%) Social Media
8 5 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.62%) Derivative
8 5 (0.62%) EPoS
8 5 (0.62%) Legacy Applications
8 5 (0.62%) Renewable Energy
9 4 (0.49%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.18%) Windows
2 31 (3.83%) Linux
3 15 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.74%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.25%) Unix
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.12%) AIX
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (53.52%) Project Management
2 321 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (24.97%) Project Delivery
4 192 (23.73%) PRINCE2
5 160 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 115 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
7 108 (13.35%) Change Management
8 94 (11.62%) Waterfall
9 93 (11.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 88 (10.88%) Programme Management
11 82 (10.14%) Resource Management
12 74 (9.15%) Scrum
13 68 (8.41%) Business Analysis
14 59 (7.29%) Risk Management
15 54 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
16 53 (6.55%) Coaching
17 52 (6.43%) Business Case
17 52 (6.43%) Programme Delivery
18 49 (6.06%) DevOps
19 45 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.97%) Python
2 21 (2.60%) Java
3 20 (2.47%) C
3 20 (2.47%) Shell Script
3 20 (2.47%) SQL
4 8 (0.99%) PowerShell
5 7 (0.87%) VBScript
6 6 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.37%) C++
8 2 (0.25%) C#
9 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.12%) PHP
9 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (9.27%) Degree
2 65 (8.03%) PMI Certification
3 30 (3.71%) PMP
4 23 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 22 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 21 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (1.85%) CCNP
7 15 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.73%) CCNA
9 13 (1.61%) MBA
10 12 (1.48%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.36%) ISEB
12 9 (1.11%) SC Cleared
13 8 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.49%) CISA
16 4 (0.49%) CISM
16 4 (0.49%) CISSP
16 4 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.94%) QA
2 30 (3.71%) SLA
3 10 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.11%) PMBOK
5 8 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (0.99%) P3O
6 7 (0.87%) GDPR
7 6 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.49%) NIST
8 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.37%) COBIT
9 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.37%) JTAG
10 2 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) GMP
11 1 (0.12%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.62%) vCloud
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.37%) XenApp
7 2 (0.25%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
1 10 (1.24%) WSUS
2 8 (0.99%) SCCM
3 7 (0.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.62%) Ansible
6 4 (0.49%) Terraform
7 3 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.37%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.25%) SCOM
8 2 (0.25%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.12%) Rsyslog
9 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 138 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.70%) Oracle
3 35 (4.33%) SAP
4 22 (2.72%) VMware
5 20 (2.47%) Solace
6 15 (1.85%) Cisco
7 12 (1.48%) ServiceNow
8 11 (1.36%) Citrix
8 11 (1.36%) Meraki
9 7 (0.87%) Cadence
9 7 (0.87%) Qualys
10 6 (0.74%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.74%) Ericsson
10 6 (0.74%) Huawei
10 6 (0.74%) hybris
10 6 (0.74%) Mapinfo
10 6 (0.74%) Nokia
11 5 (0.62%) CommVault
11 5 (0.62%) JDA
11 5 (0.62%) Zerto