Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 202 146 197
Rank change year-on-year -56 +51 +15
Permanent jobs citing PMO 40 15 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.71% 0.57% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.62% 4.64% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 60
10th Percentile £31,550 £29,000 £26,700
25th Percentile £32,836 £31,813 £34,506
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% -8.89% -2.70%
75th Percentile £55,043 £52,813 £53,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £53,750 £66,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,348 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.83% -2.71% -5.56%

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 Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 604 323 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.74% 12.30% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 366 283 582
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £74,375 £71,060 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing PMO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Manchester

PMO
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PMO in Manchester.

Salary trend for PMO in Manchester

PMO
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMO in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for PMO in Manchester

PMO
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 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
Bury - 2 £50,000 -
Stockport -1 1 - -
PMO
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PMO.

1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 21 (52.50%) Project Management
3 20 (50.00%) Social Skills
4 18 (45.00%) Project Delivery
5 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (32.50%) Programme Management
7 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
8 9 (22.50%) Change Control
8 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
9 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (20.00%) Service Management
10 7 (17.50%) Migration
10 7 (17.50%) Scrum
10 7 (17.50%) Contingency Planning
10 7 (17.50%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (15.00%) Business Case
11 6 (15.00%) Emotional Intelligence
11 6 (15.00%) Strategic Roadmap
11 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Transition
11 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (15.00%) Post-Merger Integration
11 6 (15.00%) Due Diligence
11 6 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (15.00%) IT Strategy
11 6 (15.00%) Programme Delivery
11 6 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (15.00%) Degree

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Power BI
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 20 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (17.50%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (12.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (10.00%) Public Sector
7 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (5.00%) Retail
9 1 (2.50%) Automotive
9 1 (2.50%) Banking
9 1 (2.50%) Billing
9 1 (2.50%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (2.50%) Legal
9 1 (2.50%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.00%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.00%) PMO Lead
5 2 (5.00%) Transformation Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Head of IT Operations
6 1 (2.50%) Head of IT Services
6 1 (2.50%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) PMO Coordinator
6 1 (2.50%) Portfolio Management Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Power BI Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Public Sector Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior PMO
6 1 (2.50%) Senior PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) Life Science
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Android
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Project Management
2 18 (45.00%) Project Delivery
3 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (32.50%) Programme Management
5 9 (22.50%) Change Control
5 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
5 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
6 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (20.00%) Service Management
7 7 (17.50%) Contingency Planning
7 7 (17.50%) Migration
7 7 (17.50%) Scrum
8 6 (15.00%) Due Diligence
8 6 (15.00%) Emotional Intelligence
8 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Transition
8 6 (15.00%) IT Strategy
8 6 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (15.00%) Post-Merger Integration
8 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (15.00%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Kotlin
3 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.00%) PMP
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe
2 3 (7.50%) Apple