Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 254 159
Rank change year-on-year +78 -95 -25
Permanent jobs citing PMO 227 103 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.76% 0.84% 1.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.93% 7.36% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 150 80 195
North West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,040
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.12% +1.14%

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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,629 1,400 1,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.62% 11.43% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,235 1,073 1,152
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,747 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.21% -5.63% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,800 £23,525
90th Percentile £70,300 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the North West

PMO
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMO in the North West.

Salary trend for PMO in the North West

PMO
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the North West over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for PMO in the North West

PMO
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
Manchester +39 98 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Cheshire +30 88 £45,000 +4.05%
Lancashire +2 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cumbria - 13 £41,250 -
Merseyside +13 11 £47,500 +90.00% 1
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for PMO.

1 117 (51.54%) Finance
2 108 (47.58%) Project Management
3 56 (24.67%) PRINCE2
4 55 (24.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (22.91%) Risk Management
7 50 (22.03%) Microsoft
8 43 (18.94%) Microsoft Project
9 37 (16.30%) Business Analysis
10 34 (14.98%) Microsoft Excel
11 33 (14.54%) Programme Management
12 32 (14.10%) Degree
13 31 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (12.78%) Waterfall
15 28 (12.33%) Banking
16 26 (11.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 23 (10.13%) Change Control
18 21 (9.25%) ITIL
19 19 (8.37%) Microsoft Office
19 19 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 19 (8.37%) Law
19 19 (8.37%) Legal
20 18 (7.93%) Wealth Management
20 18 (7.93%) Dynamics AX
20 18 (7.93%) Investment Banking
20 18 (7.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 16 (7.05%) Resource Management
21 16 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 16 (7.05%) Data Analysis
21 16 (7.05%) ITIL Certification

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 43 (18.94%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (14.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (11.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (8.37%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (7.05%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.44%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (7.93%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.85%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (1.32%) Trello
3 2 (0.88%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.64%) SAN
1 6 (2.64%) Wireless
2 5 (2.20%) NAS
2 5 (2.20%) WAN
3 2 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.44%) FCoE
4 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.32%) JIRA
1 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.44%) Pivotal Tracker
3 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 117 (51.54%) Finance
2 28 (12.33%) Banking
3 19 (8.37%) Law
3 19 (8.37%) Legal
4 18 (7.93%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.08%) Retail
6 6 (2.64%) Marketing
6 6 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.20%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (39.65%) Analyst
2 38 (16.74%) PMO Analyst
3 37 (16.30%) Business Analyst
4 31 (13.66%) Project Manager
5 19 (8.37%) PMO Manager
6 17 (7.49%) PMO Lead
7 16 (7.05%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (6.61%) Consultant
9 13 (5.73%) Senior Business Analyst
10 10 (4.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 10 (4.41%) IT Analyst
10 10 (4.41%) Portfolio Analyst
11 9 (3.96%) Coordinator
12 7 (3.08%) Business IT Analyst
12 7 (3.08%) Functional Consultant
12 7 (3.08%) IT Business Analyst
12 7 (3.08%) IT Manager
12 7 (3.08%) Programme Manager
12 7 (3.08%) Senior Manager
12 7 (3.08%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.64%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.44%) Flash
3 1 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.64%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.20%) PMI
5 4 (1.76%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.88%) Fintech
6 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.88%) Robotics
7 1 (0.44%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Replication
7 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.32%) Windows
1 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
2 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.44%) Android
3 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (47.58%) Project Management
2 56 (24.67%) PRINCE2
3 55 (24.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (22.91%) Risk Management
6 37 (16.30%) Business Analysis
7 33 (14.54%) Programme Management
8 29 (12.78%) Waterfall
9 23 (10.13%) Change Control
10 21 (9.25%) ITIL
11 18 (7.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 18 (7.93%) Wealth Management
12 16 (7.05%) Creative Thinking
12 16 (7.05%) Data Analysis
12 16 (7.05%) Resource Management
13 14 (6.17%) ERP
14 13 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.73%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (5.29%) Decision-Making
15 12 (5.29%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.05%) SQL
2 9 (3.96%) X++
3 4 (1.76%) C#
4 3 (1.32%) C
5 1 (0.44%) Java
5 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (14.10%) Degree
2 19 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (7.05%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (5.73%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.85%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.52%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.20%) PMP
8 4 (1.76%) CIMA
8 4 (1.76%) HND
8 4 (1.76%) ISEB
8 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.44%) ACCA
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.44%) NCDA
9 1 (0.44%) NCIE
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.64%) QA
2 5 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) GAMP
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) GxP
3 1 (0.44%) P3O
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.44%) NFS
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 50 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.20%) Capita
3 4 (1.76%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle
4 3 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco
5 1 (0.44%) HP
5 1 (0.44%) NetApp
5 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.44%) Veeam
5 1 (0.44%) VMware