Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Programme Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Manager
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 460 446
Rank change year-on-year -90 -14 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Programme Manager 751 973 1,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.61% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 578 827 1,063
England median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -
10th Percentile £53,000 £51,050 £52,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,500 £101,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 157,043 160,190 188,299
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,961 134,332 158,959
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in England

Programme Manager
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programme Manager in England.

Salary trend for Programme Manager in England

Programme Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Programme Manager in England

Programme Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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 -153 353 £85,000 +3.03% 37
South East +52 119 £65,000 +17.69% 18
North of England +8 108 £67,500 +10.34% 13
Midlands +30 100 £73,750 +18.00% 12
West Midlands +2 71 £75,000 +20.00% 10
North West -4 56 £75,000 +30.43% 7
Yorkshire +19 45 £65,000 +5.11% 6
East of England -23 38 £75,000 -6.25% 7
South West -22 29 £67,500 +3.85% 5
East Midlands +17 27 £68,750 +25.00% 2
North East -22 7 £72,500 -32.56%
Programme Manager
UK

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Programme Manager job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 306 (40.75%) Finance
2 264 (35.15%) Project Management
3 257 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
4 238 (31.69%) Programme Management
5 196 (26.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 173 (23.04%) PRINCE2
7 114 (15.18%) Line Management
8 103 (13.72%) Banking
9 99 (13.18%) Change Management
10 96 (12.78%) Waterfall
11 84 (11.19%) Retail
12 83 (11.05%) Programme Delivery
13 81 (10.79%) Microsoft
14 80 (10.65%) ERP
15 79 (10.52%) Business Transformation
16 74 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
16 74 (9.85%) Risk Management
17 73 (9.72%) People Management
18 71 (9.45%) Degree
19 66 (8.79%) PMO
20 65 (8.66%) Scrum
20 65 (8.66%) Microsoft Project
21 61 (8.12%) Coaching
22 60 (7.99%) SAP
22 60 (7.99%) PMI Certification
23 59 (7.86%) CRM
23 59 (7.86%) PMP
24 50 (6.66%) Asset Management
25 48 (6.39%) Wealth Management
26 47 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 6 (0.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.67%) SAS
3 3 (0.40%) CMS
3 3 (0.40%) Confluence
3 3 (0.40%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (8.66%) Microsoft Project
2 39 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (3.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
1 32 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.73%) SAP ERP
3 9 (1.20%) SAP VC
4 6 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.27%) BPCS
7 2 (0.27%) Magento
7 2 (0.27%) Maximo
7 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.13%) Summit
8 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.80%) Dynamics 365
2 12 (1.60%) Office 365
3 11 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.93%) SaaS
5 4 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.26%) WAN
2 14 (1.86%) LAN
3 5 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.53%) IP Telephony
4 4 (0.53%) SMS
4 4 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.40%) Internet
5 3 (0.40%) Network Security
5 3 (0.40%) Skype
6 2 (0.27%) Firewall
6 2 (0.27%) HTTP
6 2 (0.27%) Intranet
6 2 (0.27%) SAN
7 1 (0.13%) MPLS
7 1 (0.13%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.13%) VLAN
7 1 (0.13%) VoIP
7 1 (0.13%) WebEx
7 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.46%) Big Data
2 7 (0.93%) RDBMS
2 7 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.53%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.27%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.27%) GIS
4 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.13%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.13%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.67%) JIRA
2 3 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 306 (40.75%) Finance
2 103 (13.72%) Banking
3 84 (11.19%) Retail
4 45 (5.99%) Manufacturing
5 38 (5.06%) Retail Banking
6 34 (4.53%) Investment Banking
7 33 (4.39%) Marketing
8 30 (3.99%) Legal
9 20 (2.66%) Advertising
10 18 (2.40%) Telecoms
11 16 (2.13%) Financial Institution
12 15 (2.00%) Law
13 10 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (1.07%) Electronics
15 7 (0.93%) Automotive
15 7 (0.93%) Back Office
16 6 (0.80%) Games
16 6 (0.80%) Publishing
17 5 (0.67%) Billing
17 5 (0.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (0.80%) Middleware
3 5 (0.67%) .NET
4 3 (0.40%) REST
4 3 (0.40%) RESTful
4 3 (0.40%) WCF
5 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.27%) HTML
5 2 (0.27%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) COM
6 1 (0.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.86%) PMI
3 28 (3.73%) FMCG
4 25 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.53%) Reference Data
6 15 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 12 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.46%) Life Science
8 11 (1.46%) Robotics
9 10 (1.33%) Fintech
10 8 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
12 6 (0.80%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.67%) Smartcard
14 4 (0.53%) BYOD
14 4 (0.53%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.53%) User Experience
15 3 (0.40%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.53%) Windows
2 8 (1.07%) Windows Server
3 7 (0.93%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.40%) Android
4 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.27%) Unix
6 1 (0.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (35.15%) Project Management
2 257 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (31.69%) Programme Management
4 196 (26.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 173 (23.04%) PRINCE2
6 114 (15.18%) Line Management
7 99 (13.18%) Change Management
8 96 (12.78%) Waterfall
9 83 (11.05%) Programme Delivery
10 80 (10.65%) ERP
11 79 (10.52%) Business Transformation
12 74 (9.85%) Risk Management
13 73 (9.72%) People Management
14 65 (8.66%) Scrum
15 61 (8.12%) Coaching
16 59 (7.86%) CRM
17 50 (6.66%) Asset Management
18 48 (6.39%) Wealth Management
19 47 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement
19 47 (6.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.00%) C
2 9 (1.20%) Java
3 2 (0.27%) C#
4 1 (0.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (9.45%) Degree
2 60 (7.99%) PMI Certification
3 59 (7.86%) PMP
4 31 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 29 (3.86%) Security Cleared
6 19 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.26%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.07%) APMP
10 7 (0.93%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.80%) ISEB
12 4 (0.53%) ACCA
12 4 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.53%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.40%) MBA
14 2 (0.27%) CIMA
14 2 (0.27%) CISA
14 2 (0.27%) PgMP
15 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (8.79%) PMO
2 34 (4.53%) QA
3 9 (1.20%) GDPR
4 7 (0.93%) SLA
5 5 (0.67%) P3O
6 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.53%) GMP
6 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.40%) MiFID
7 3 (0.40%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) FATCA
9 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 81 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.99%) SAP
3 31 (4.13%) Oracle
4 19 (2.53%) Bloomberg
4 19 (2.53%) LexisNexis
5 15 (2.00%) Cisco
6 11 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.33%) Capita
8 4 (0.53%) IFS
9 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.40%) Cadence
9 3 (0.40%) Charles River
9 3 (0.40%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.40%) Epicor
9 3 (0.40%) F5
9 3 (0.40%) hybris
9 3 (0.40%) IBM
9 3 (0.40%) Infor
9 3 (0.40%) Sage
9 3 (0.40%) SimCorp