Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 393 349 265
Rank change year-on-year -44 -84 +14
Permanent jobs citing PMO 455 972 1,797
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.86% 1.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.69% 6.79% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 411 847 1,505
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,095
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +5.58% +4.19%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £86,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £54,750 £52,095
% change year-on-year -4.11% +5.10% +4.19%

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 7,992 14,321 19,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.73% 12.61% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,920 11,273 14,623
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -9 195 £55,000 -8.33% 34
South East +28 90 £57,000 +3.64% 15
Midlands +10 62 £40,000 -28.89% 11
North of England +16 60 £42,500 - 16
West Midlands +39 54 £42,500 -26.09% 10
South West +9 38 £39,250 -14.67% 2
North West +42 35 £40,000 -4.76% 9
Yorkshire +15 20 £47,500 +11.76% 5
East Midlands +16 8 £37,750 -38.37% 1
East of England +24 5 £31,000 -24.85% 10
North East +16 5 £72,500 +93.33% 2
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 235 (51.65%) Project Management
2 190 (41.76%) Finance
3 138 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (22.86%) Project Delivery
5 91 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 84 (18.46%) Microsoft Excel
7 78 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 73 (16.04%) Change Management
9 62 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (12.09%) Microsoft Project
11 50 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
12 49 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
13 48 (10.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 44 (9.67%) Programme Management
15 43 (9.45%) JIRA
16 40 (8.79%) Portfolio Management
16 40 (8.79%) Analytics
16 40 (8.79%) Microsoft
16 40 (8.79%) Business Case
17 35 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
18 32 (7.03%) Waterfall
18 32 (7.03%) ERP
18 32 (7.03%) Service Delivery
18 32 (7.03%) Retail
19 31 (6.81%) Data Analysis
19 31 (6.81%) Workflow
19 31 (6.81%) SAP
20 30 (6.59%) Degree
21 29 (6.37%) Scrum
22 28 (6.15%) 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 20 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.52%) Confluence
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 84 (18.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (12.09%) Microsoft Project
3 50 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
4 48 (10.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (3.96%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.88%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.52%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.88%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Primavera
5 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.22%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.05%) Azure
2 17 (3.74%) SaaS
3 13 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (2.42%) IaaS
4 11 (2.42%) PaaS
5 7 (1.54%) AWS
5 7 (1.54%) Power Platform
6 4 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.44%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.44%) Datadog
8 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.44%) Trello
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.52%) WAN
2 11 (2.42%) WLAN
3 9 (1.98%) LAN
4 7 (1.54%) Firewall
5 5 (1.10%) Internet
5 5 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.88%) DNS
6 4 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.66%) BGP
7 3 (0.66%) MGW
7 3 (0.66%) OSPF
7 3 (0.66%) SIGTRAN
7 3 (0.66%) Skype
8 2 (0.44%) DHCP
8 2 (0.44%) HTTP
8 2 (0.44%) SMTP
9 1 (0.22%) PPP
9 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.54%) Power BI
3 5 (1.10%) Big Data
3 5 (1.10%) GIS
4 4 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.66%) Tableau
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.44%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.22%) HBase
7 1 (0.22%) MOLAP
7 1 (0.22%) MS Access
7 1 (0.22%) OLAP
7 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 43 (9.45%) JIRA
2 13 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.44%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.44%) Postman
4 2 (0.44%) Selenium
4 2 (0.44%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.22%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.22%) ERwin
5 1 (0.22%) JUnit
5 1 (0.22%) MSI
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 190 (41.76%) Finance
2 32 (7.03%) Retail
3 24 (5.27%) Legal
4 23 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.84%) Banking
6 21 (4.62%) Public Sector
7 17 (3.74%) Law
8 15 (3.30%) Marketing
9 11 (2.42%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.54%) Electronics
10 7 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.10%) Publishing
12 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.88%) Czech Language
12 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.44%) Automotive
14 2 (0.44%) Front Office
14 2 (0.44%) Police
15 1 (0.22%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 110 (24.18%) Project Manager
2 93 (20.44%) Analyst
3 54 (11.87%) PMO Analyst
4 23 (5.05%) IT Manager
5 21 (4.62%) PMO Lead
5 21 (4.62%) Senior Manager
6 20 (4.40%) Business Analyst
6 20 (4.40%) Coordinator
7 19 (4.18%) Project Officer
7 19 (4.18%) Senior PMO
8 18 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
9 17 (3.74%) IT Analyst
9 17 (3.74%) PMO Coordinator
9 17 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (3.52%) Project Coordinator
10 16 (3.52%) Senior PMO Analyst
11 15 (3.30%) Consultant
11 15 (3.30%) PMO Manager
12 14 (3.08%) Digital Project Manager
13 13 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.88%) HTML
1 4 (0.88%) JSON
2 3 (0.66%) Velocity
2 3 (0.66%) Web Services
2 3 (0.66%) XML
3 2 (0.44%) CGI
3 2 (0.44%) COM
3 2 (0.44%) CSS
3 2 (0.44%) REST
4 1 (0.22%) Java EE
4 1 (0.22%) SAML
4 1 (0.22%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (2.20%) PMI
3 10 (2.20%) User Experience
4 7 (1.54%) Life Science
4 7 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.32%) Derivative
5 6 (1.32%) Equities
5 6 (1.32%) NHS
6 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (0.88%) Tandem
8 3 (0.66%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.66%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.44%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.44%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.18%) Windows
2 6 (1.32%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2019
4 4 (0.88%) Linux
5 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.44%) Android
6 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (51.65%) Project Management
2 138 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (22.86%) Project Delivery
4 91 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 78 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (16.04%) Change Management
7 62 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (9.67%) Programme Management
9 40 (8.79%) Analytics
9 40 (8.79%) Business Case
9 40 (8.79%) Portfolio Management
10 35 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (7.03%) ERP
11 32 (7.03%) Service Delivery
11 32 (7.03%) Waterfall
12 31 (6.81%) Data Analysis
12 31 (6.81%) Workflow
13 29 (6.37%) Scrum
14 28 (6.15%) Resource Management
15 27 (5.93%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.20%) C
1 10 (2.20%) Python
2 9 (1.98%) SQL
3 8 (1.76%) Java
3 8 (1.76%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.54%) Perl
5 6 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (6.59%) Degree
2 21 (4.62%) PMP
3 19 (4.18%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.86%) ISEB
4 13 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (1.76%) CCNP
7 8 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.32%) APMP
9 5 (1.10%) CCNA
10 4 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.88%) IIBA
10 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.66%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.44%) APMG
13 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.40%) SLA
2 18 (3.96%) QA
3 7 (1.54%) P3O
4 4 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.66%) COBIT
6 2 (0.44%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) GMP
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (2.42%) Hyper-V
2 10 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.98%) Ansible
2 4 (0.88%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (0.44%) Terraform
4 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.22%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.81%) SAP
3 15 (3.30%) ServiceNow
4 10 (2.20%) VMware
5 8 (1.76%) hybris
6 7 (1.54%) Cisco
7 6 (1.32%) Planview
7 6 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.10%) Oracle
9 4 (0.88%) Aruba
9 4 (0.88%) Cadence
9 4 (0.88%) Citrix
9 4 (0.88%) CommVault
9 4 (0.88%) HP
9 4 (0.88%) iManage
9 4 (0.88%) Meraki
9 4 (0.88%) Reuters
9 4 (0.88%) SonicWALL
9 4 (0.88%) Veeam
10 3 (0.66%) MuleSoft