Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 425 295 274
Rank change year-on-year -130 -21 +52
Permanent jobs citing PMO 257 1,407 1,970
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.56% 1.09% 1.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.72% 8.08% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 204 1,153 1,551
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £34,675 £28,804 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 5,443 17,411 20,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.96% 13.43% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,277 12,931 15,807
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -59 100 £68,750 +14.58% 7
South East +14 59 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North of England +16 45 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Midlands +47 41 £52,500 +16.67% 4
West Midlands +55 32 £50,601 +12.45% 2
Yorkshire +86 21 £44,500 +61.82% 1
North West +36 21 £41,000 -3.53% 1
East Midlands +55 9 £60,000 +50.00% 2
South West +55 8 £50,000 +42.86% 5
East of England +89 4 £52,500 -
North East +18 3 £82,500 +135.71% 2
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 121 (47.08%) Project Management
2 113 (43.97%) Finance
3 80 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (24.51%) PRINCE2
5 52 (20.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (19.46%) Project Delivery
7 49 (19.07%) Waterfall
8 43 (16.73%) Change Management
8 43 (16.73%) Programme Management
9 42 (16.34%) Degree
10 41 (15.95%) Microsoft Excel
11 36 (14.01%) Portfolio Management
12 30 (11.67%) Microsoft Project
12 30 (11.67%) Decision-Making
13 28 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (10.12%) Public Sector
14 26 (10.12%) Change Control
14 26 (10.12%) Risk Management
15 25 (9.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 24 (9.34%) SQL
16 24 (9.34%) Coaching
17 23 (8.95%) Analytics
17 23 (8.95%) Security Cleared
17 23 (8.95%) Law
18 22 (8.56%) ITIL
18 22 (8.56%) DevOps
19 21 (8.17%) Root Cause Analysis
19 21 (8.17%) ERP
19 21 (8.17%) Microsoft Office
19 21 (8.17%) SQL Server

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 10 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.33%) ColdFusion
3 5 (1.95%) Confluence
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
4 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (15.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (11.67%) Microsoft Project
3 25 (9.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (8.17%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (3.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.17%) Primavera
2 2 (0.78%) Maximo
2 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Lawson
3 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.61%) Azure
2 14 (5.45%) IaaS
3 13 (5.06%) PaaS
3 13 (5.06%) Power Platform
4 11 (4.28%) Office 365
5 9 (3.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.39%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.39%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) WAN
2 3 (1.17%) LAN
3 2 (0.78%) Firewall
3 2 (0.78%) RFID
3 2 (0.78%) Skype
3 2 (0.78%) WebEx
4 1 (0.39%) DHCP
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.39%) SNMP
4 1 (0.39%) VSAN
4 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.06%) Power BI
3 12 (4.67%) RDBMS
3 12 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.39%) QlikView
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.61%) JIRA
2 12 (4.67%) HP UFT
2 12 (4.67%) LoadRunner
2 12 (4.67%) Selenium
2 12 (4.67%) SoapUI
3 7 (2.72%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.78%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.39%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 113 (43.97%) Finance
2 26 (10.12%) Public Sector
3 23 (8.95%) Law
4 15 (5.84%) Banking
5 14 (5.45%) Local Government
6 9 (3.50%) Police
7 8 (3.11%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.72%) Billing
8 7 (2.72%) Retail
9 5 (1.95%) Back Office
10 4 (1.56%) Japanese Language
10 4 (1.56%) Marketing
10 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.78%) Fire and Rescue
12 2 (0.78%) Games
12 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.78%) Legal
13 1 (0.39%) French Language
13 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (19.07%) Analyst
2 40 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 33 (12.84%) PMO Analyst
4 19 (7.39%) PMO Manager
5 18 (7.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (6.61%) IT Manager
7 16 (6.23%) PMO Lead
8 14 (5.45%) Senior Manager
9 13 (5.06%) Programme Manager
9 13 (5.06%) Test Leader
10 11 (4.28%) Consultant
10 11 (4.28%) Portfolio Manager
10 11 (4.28%) Systems Manager
11 10 (3.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.89%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (3.89%) Project Management Consultant
11 10 (3.89%) Project Officer
11 10 (3.89%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (3.50%) Project Support Officer
12 9 (3.50%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.67%) SOAP
2 4 (1.56%) XML
3 3 (1.17%) HTML
4 2 (0.78%) EDI
4 2 (0.78%) JSON
5 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.39%) CSS
5 1 (0.39%) SAML
5 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.67%) Virtual Team
3 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.95%) EPoS
5 4 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.78%) mPOS
6 2 (0.78%) Online Games
6 2 (0.78%) PMI
7 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.39%) Equities
7 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.39%) NHS
7 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Replication
7 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.72%) Linux
2 4 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (47.08%) Project Management
2 80 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (24.51%) PRINCE2
4 52 (20.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (19.46%) Project Delivery
6 49 (19.07%) Waterfall
7 43 (16.73%) Change Management
7 43 (16.73%) Programme Management
8 36 (14.01%) Portfolio Management
9 30 (11.67%) Decision-Making
10 28 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (10.12%) Change Control
11 26 (10.12%) Risk Management
12 24 (9.34%) Coaching
13 23 (8.95%) Analytics
14 22 (8.56%) DevOps
14 22 (8.56%) ITIL
15 21 (8.17%) ERP
15 21 (8.17%) Resource Management
15 21 (8.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.34%) SQL
2 19 (7.39%) Python
3 12 (4.67%) Perl
3 12 (4.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.11%) C
5 6 (2.33%) PHP
6 3 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.39%) C#
7 1 (0.39%) C++
7 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (16.34%) Degree
2 23 (8.95%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (4.67%) Master's Degree
4 12 (4.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.89%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.89%) PMP
5 10 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.56%) APMP
7 4 (1.56%) ISEB
8 3 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.78%) CCNP
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.78%) MBA
10 1 (0.39%) CAPM
10 1 (0.39%) CIMA
10 1 (0.39%) HND
10 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.72%) P3O
2 6 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (1.17%) COBIT
4 2 (0.78%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.33%) Docker
2 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.67%) Ansible
2 6 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.45%) SAP
3 12 (4.67%) Capita
4 7 (2.72%) Tableau
5 5 (1.95%) VMware
6 4 (1.56%) Workday
7 3 (1.17%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.17%) Citrix
7 3 (1.17%) NetApp
7 3 (1.17%) Oracle
7 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.78%) Ariba
8 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco
8 2 (0.78%) Concur
8 2 (0.78%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.78%) Planview
9 1 (0.39%) hybris
9 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.39%) Zoho