Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 370 454 320
Rank change year-on-year +84 -134 -52
Permanent jobs citing PMO 947 224 1,316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.49% 1.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.69% 3.95% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 707 155 1,045
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,988 £29,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,875 £68,750
90th Percentile £83,500 £83,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.26% +9.00% -

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 16,643 5,671 17,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.92% 12.45% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10,696 4,528 13,405
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -6 354 £59,000 +7.27% 46
Midlands -14 163 £52,500 +2.54% 19
North of England -21 163 £45,000 +7.92% 19
South East -90 143 £50,000 -16.67% 19
West Midlands -20 120 £52,500 +5.00% 11
South West -9 86 £40,000 -12.09% 12
North West -41 83 £45,000 +8.83% 11
Yorkshire -37 75 £46,250 +20.13% 4
East Midlands -37 43 £53,750 -10.42% 7
East of England -75 29 £50,000 -4.76% 8
North East -29 5 £50,000 -39.39% 4
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 518 (54.70%) Project Management
2 401 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
3 386 (40.76%) Finance
4 343 (36.22%) Social Skills
5 270 (28.51%) Project Delivery
6 196 (20.70%) PRINCE2
7 186 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 172 (18.16%) Microsoft
9 171 (18.06%) Microsoft Excel
10 125 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
11 123 (12.99%) Waterfall
12 116 (12.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 115 (12.14%) Change Management
14 114 (12.04%) Programme Management
15 113 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
16 106 (11.19%) Degree
17 99 (10.45%) JIRA
18 98 (10.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 97 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
20 95 (10.03%) Resource Management
21 90 (9.50%) Microsoft Project
22 80 (8.45%) Scrum
23 74 (7.81%) SharePoint
24 73 (7.71%) PMI Certification
25 72 (7.60%) Business Analysis
26 71 (7.50%) Risk Management
27 69 (7.29%) Business Case
28 65 (6.86%) Portfolio Management
28 65 (6.86%) Retail
29 64 (6.76%) Law

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 74 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.07%) Confluence
3 20 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
4 11 (1.16%) IIS
5 7 (0.74%) CMS
6 4 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.32%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 171 (18.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (10.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 97 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
4 90 (9.50%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (2.96%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.53%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (2.11%) Distributed Ledger
2 14 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.74%) Primavera
4 6 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.42%) Maximo
6 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) Changepoint
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle iSupplier
8 1 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.02%) Azure
2 38 (4.01%) Microsoft 365
2 38 (4.01%) Power Platform
3 23 (2.43%) SaaS
4 20 (2.11%) IaaS
5 19 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (1.27%) PaaS
7 10 (1.06%) Mavenlink
8 6 (0.63%) AWS
9 5 (0.53%) Google Sheets
9 5 (0.53%) Smartsheet
10 3 (0.32%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.21%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.21%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.11%) Boomi
12 1 (0.11%) GCP
12 1 (0.11%) GitHub
12 1 (0.11%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.43%) LAN
1 23 (2.43%) WAN
2 22 (2.32%) DNS
3 20 (2.11%) DHCP
4 16 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.16%) VLAN
6 9 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.74%) Firewall
7 7 (0.74%) Internet
7 7 (0.74%) Network Security
8 5 (0.53%) Broadband
8 5 (0.53%) SAN
8 5 (0.53%) Skype
9 4 (0.42%) Intranet
9 4 (0.42%) VoIP
10 3 (0.32%) BGP
10 3 (0.32%) Converged Networks
10 3 (0.32%) DMZ
10 3 (0.32%) Extranet
10 3 (0.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.70%) Power BI
2 28 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.32%) Oracle Database
5 15 (1.58%) DTS
5 15 (1.58%) SQL Server
5 15 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.84%) Big Data
8 7 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (0.74%) Data Lake
9 5 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.53%) MySQL
9 5 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.53%) Tableau
10 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (0.32%) OLAP
11 3 (0.32%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 99 (10.45%) JIRA
2 26 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.11%) Bitbucket
3 20 (2.11%) IntelliJ
3 20 (2.11%) JUnit
3 20 (2.11%) Maven
3 20 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 20 (2.11%) TeamCity
4 18 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.32%) Subversion
5 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.11%) MSI
General
1 386 (40.76%) Finance
2 343 (36.22%) Social Skills
3 125 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (6.86%) Retail
5 64 (6.76%) Law
6 59 (6.23%) Legal
6 59 (6.23%) Organisational Skills
7 56 (5.91%) Banking
8 55 (5.81%) Presentation Skills
9 48 (5.07%) Telecoms
10 46 (4.86%) Public Sector
11 45 (4.75%) Influencing Skills
12 26 (2.75%) Marketing
13 20 (2.11%) Manufacturing
14 18 (1.90%) Local Government
15 17 (1.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 11 (1.16%) Documentation Skills
17 9 (0.95%) Games
18 7 (0.74%) Back Office
18 7 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 212 (22.39%) Project Manager
2 206 (21.75%) Analyst
3 113 (11.93%) PMO Analyst
4 86 (9.08%) PMO Manager
5 75 (7.92%) IT Manager
6 53 (5.60%) Coordinator
6 53 (5.60%) Senior Manager
7 51 (5.39%) Business Analyst
8 48 (5.07%) IT Project Manager
9 44 (4.65%) PMO Lead
10 40 (4.22%) Senior Project Manager
11 32 (3.38%) Developer
12 29 (3.06%) Project Coordinator
12 29 (3.06%) Scrum Master
13 26 (2.75%) Consultant
13 26 (2.75%) Programme Manager
14 25 (2.64%) IT Analyst
14 25 (2.64%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (2.32%) PMO Coordinator
16 19 (2.01%) Head of Digital
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.75%) HTML
2 22 (2.32%) Middleware
3 21 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 20 (2.11%) HTML5
4 20 (2.11%) Kafka
4 20 (2.11%) REST
4 20 (2.11%) RESTful
5 6 (0.63%) .NET
6 4 (0.42%) JSON
6 4 (0.42%) XML
7 3 (0.32%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.32%) ISPF
8 2 (0.21%) CSS
8 2 (0.21%) JSF
8 2 (0.21%) LDAP
8 2 (0.21%) Velocity
9 1 (0.11%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.11%) jQuery
9 1 (0.11%) React
9 1 (0.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.39%) PMI
2 44 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (3.27%) User Experience
5 21 (2.22%) Housing Association
6 14 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
8 11 (1.16%) Clustering
9 10 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.95%) Data Centre
10 9 (0.95%) NHS
11 6 (0.63%) Blog
11 6 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.63%) FMCG
11 6 (0.63%) Reinsurance
11 6 (0.63%) Replication
12 5 (0.53%) CMDB
12 5 (0.53%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.60%) Windows
2 30 (3.17%) Linux
3 17 (1.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.21%) Unix
4 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.11%) AIX
5 1 (0.11%) Android
5 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (54.70%) Project Management
2 401 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (28.51%) Project Delivery
4 196 (20.70%) PRINCE2
5 186 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 123 (12.99%) Waterfall
7 116 (12.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 115 (12.14%) Change Management
9 114 (12.04%) Programme Management
10 113 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
11 95 (10.03%) Resource Management
12 80 (8.45%) Scrum
13 72 (7.60%) Business Analysis
14 71 (7.50%) Risk Management
15 69 (7.29%) Business Case
16 65 (6.86%) Portfolio Management
17 64 (6.76%) Coaching
18 62 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
18 62 (6.55%) Line Management
19 59 (6.23%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 35 (3.70%) SQL
2 26 (2.75%) Python
3 25 (2.64%) Java
4 22 (2.32%) C
5 20 (2.11%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 8 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.63%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.53%) C++
9 5 (0.53%) VBScript
10 4 (0.42%) VBA
11 2 (0.21%) C#
11 2 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.11%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.11%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 106 (11.19%) Degree
2 73 (7.71%) PMI Certification
3 33 (3.48%) PMP
3 33 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 24 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.43%) MBA
6 16 (1.69%) ISEB
7 13 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (1.06%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.74%) APMP
11 6 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.53%) IIBA
12 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.32%) APMG
13 3 (0.32%) CCNA
13 3 (0.32%) CCNP
13 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.02%) QA
2 20 (2.11%) SLA
3 11 (1.16%) P3O
4 10 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.74%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.63%) GDPR
7 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.32%) JTAG
8 3 (0.32%) NIST
9 2 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) GRC
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.53%) vCloud
4 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.32%) XenApp
5 2 (0.21%) Docker
5 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (1.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 11 (1.16%) WSUS
3 10 (1.06%) SCCM
4 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.32%) Ansible
6 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.21%) SCOM
6 2 (0.21%) Terraform
7 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.11%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 172 (18.16%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.54%) Oracle
3 32 (3.38%) SAP
4 20 (2.11%) Solace
5 15 (1.58%) VMware
6 11 (1.16%) Citrix
7 9 (0.95%) Adobe
8 7 (0.74%) Cadence
8 7 (0.74%) Google
8 7 (0.74%) Planview
8 7 (0.74%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.63%) Apple
10 5 (0.53%) CommVault
10 5 (0.53%) JDA
10 5 (0.53%) Zerto
11 4 (0.42%) Cisco
11 4 (0.42%) NEC
11 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.32%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.32%) Sage