Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > England
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 378 294 276
Rank change year-on-year -84 -18 +39
Permanent jobs citing PMO 540 1,543 2,070
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.74% 1.13% 1.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.03% 8.14% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 443 1,285 1,689
Median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £27,539
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% +5.26%

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 8,960 18,957 21,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.32% 13.86% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6,921 13,981 16,784
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £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 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 8 July 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 8 July 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 -11 261 £62,500 +5.93% 10
South East -12 118 £57,500 +16.16% 5
Midlands +9 50 £57,500 +31.43% 9
North of England -30 46 £39,250 -1.88% 1
South West +27 43 £50,000 +38.89% 1
East Midlands +41 25 £62,500 +38.89% 3
West Midlands +6 24 £52,500 +23.53% 6
Yorkshire +35 23 £40,500 +47.27% 1
North West -14 23 £36,250 -23.68%
East of England +42 17 £35,500 -11.25% 1
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 276 (51.11%) Project Management
2 233 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (40.74%) Finance
4 136 (25.19%) Project Delivery
5 117 (21.67%) PRINCE2
5 117 (21.67%) Waterfall
6 114 (21.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 96 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
8 83 (15.37%) Programme Management
9 80 (14.81%) Change Management
10 75 (13.89%) Portfolio Management
11 73 (13.52%) Decision-Making
12 69 (12.78%) Requirements Gathering
13 66 (12.22%) Microsoft Project
14 64 (11.85%) Degree
15 62 (11.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 57 (10.56%) Resource Management
16 57 (10.56%) Microsoft
17 52 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
18 46 (8.52%) SQL
19 44 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
20 41 (7.59%) SAP
21 40 (7.41%) ERP
21 40 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
22 39 (7.22%) Change Control
22 39 (7.22%) Line Management
22 39 (7.22%) Risk Management
23 38 (7.04%) Migration
23 38 (7.04%) ITIL
23 38 (7.04%) Mentoring

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 37 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.59%) Confluence
3 2 (0.37%) CMS
3 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.19%) TPMS
4 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 96 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (12.22%) Microsoft Project
3 62 (11.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 44 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (3.70%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.11%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.85%) SAP ERP
2 7 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.74%) Primavera
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.37%) Lawson
5 2 (0.37%) Maximo
5 2 (0.37%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.19%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.96%) Azure
1 16 (2.96%) Office 365
2 15 (2.78%) Power Platform
3 13 (2.41%) SaaS
4 8 (1.48%) AWS
5 6 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.74%) IaaS
6 4 (0.74%) PaaS
7 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.56%) Smartsheet
7 3 (0.56%) Trello
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.19%) GCP
8 1 (0.19%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.19%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.19%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.30%) Internet
1 7 (1.30%) Intranet
2 6 (1.11%) Wireless
3 5 (0.93%) LAN
3 5 (0.93%) WAN
4 4 (0.74%) Skype
4 4 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.56%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.37%) Firewall
6 2 (0.37%) RFID
7 1 (0.19%) 4G
7 1 (0.19%) 5G
7 1 (0.19%) DHCP
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 30 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 15 (2.78%) Power BI
3 10 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.56%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.37%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.19%) MySQL
7 1 (0.19%) OLAP
7 1 (0.19%) OLTP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (6.48%) JIRA
2 34 (6.30%) Selenium
3 30 (5.56%) HP UFT
3 30 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 30 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.56%) DbUnit
5 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.56%) jMock
5 3 (0.56%) JUnit
5 3 (0.56%) Maven
5 3 (0.56%) Mockito
5 3 (0.56%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.19%) NUnit
6 1 (0.19%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 220 (40.74%) Finance
2 32 (5.93%) Law
3 27 (5.00%) Public Sector
3 27 (5.00%) Retail
4 21 (3.89%) Local Government
5 20 (3.70%) Banking
6 18 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.59%) Police
8 9 (1.67%) Back Office
8 9 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.30%) Billing
10 5 (0.93%) Legal
10 5 (0.93%) Marketing
11 4 (0.74%) Games
12 3 (0.56%) Electronics
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Automotive
13 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.37%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 144 (26.67%) Analyst
2 99 (18.33%) Project Manager
3 96 (17.78%) PMO Analyst
4 37 (6.85%) PMO Manager
5 33 (6.11%) PMO Lead
6 31 (5.74%) IT Manager
7 30 (5.56%) Test Leader
8 26 (4.81%) Delivery Manager
9 25 (4.63%) Business Analyst
10 23 (4.26%) Programme Manager
10 23 (4.26%) Senior Manager
11 22 (4.07%) Junior
12 19 (3.52%) IT Project Manager
13 17 (3.15%) Project Analyst
13 17 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (2.78%) ERP Manager
15 13 (2.41%) Senior PMO
16 12 (2.22%) Automation Test Lead
16 12 (2.22%) Senior PMO Analyst
16 12 (2.22%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.11%) SOAP
2 13 (2.41%) XML
3 10 (1.85%) HTML
4 7 (1.30%) JSON
5 6 (1.11%) Web Services
6 4 (0.74%) CSS
6 4 (0.74%) Spring
7 3 (0.56%) J2EE
7 3 (0.56%) PowerMock
7 3 (0.56%) REST
7 3 (0.56%) RESTful
8 2 (0.37%) .NET
8 2 (0.37%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.37%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.37%) EDI
8 2 (0.37%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.37%) Node.js
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 17 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.04%) User Experience
6 9 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.67%) PMI
7 8 (1.48%) NHS
8 7 (1.30%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.93%) Wiki
10 4 (0.74%) FMCG
10 4 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.74%) Social Media
11 3 (0.56%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.37%) Derivative
12 2 (0.37%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.37%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.37%) mPOS
12 2 (0.37%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.56%) Windows
2 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.19%) Linux
3 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (51.11%) Project Management
2 233 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (25.19%) Project Delivery
4 117 (21.67%) PRINCE2
4 117 (21.67%) Waterfall
5 114 (21.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (15.37%) Programme Management
7 80 (14.81%) Change Management
8 75 (13.89%) Portfolio Management
9 73 (13.52%) Decision-Making
10 69 (12.78%) Requirements Gathering
11 57 (10.56%) Resource Management
12 40 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (7.41%) ERP
13 39 (7.22%) Change Control
13 39 (7.22%) Line Management
13 39 (7.22%) Risk Management
14 38 (7.04%) ITIL
14 38 (7.04%) Mentoring
14 38 (7.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (8.52%) SQL
2 9 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.48%) C
4 7 (1.30%) Python
5 6 (1.11%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.74%) Java
7 3 (0.56%) Perl
7 3 (0.56%) Ruby
8 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.37%) C#
8 2 (0.37%) C++
8 2 (0.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.19%) Go
9 1 (0.19%) Rust
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (11.85%) Degree
2 32 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 27 (5.00%) PMP
5 23 (4.26%) PMI Certification
6 15 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (2.04%) ISEB
9 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.93%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.56%) APMP
10 3 (0.56%) CCNA
10 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.37%) CCNP
12 1 (0.19%) HNC
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.19%) PhD
12 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.07%) QA
2 11 (2.04%) P3O
3 6 (1.11%) GDPR
4 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
1 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.56%) vSphere
3 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) Docker
4 1 (0.19%) Postfix
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.56%) Ansible
2 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.59%) SAP
3 17 (3.15%) Capita
4 14 (2.59%) Remedy
5 13 (2.41%) Oracle
6 12 (2.22%) Workday
7 6 (1.11%) Ariba
7 6 (1.11%) Concur
8 5 (0.93%) Cisco
8 5 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.93%) VMware
9 4 (0.74%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.56%) Meraki
10 3 (0.56%) Sage
11 2 (0.37%) Epicor
11 2 (0.37%) Google
11 2 (0.37%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.37%) IFS
11 2 (0.37%) Planview