Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 245 165 176
Rank change year-on-year -80 +11 +77
Permanent jobs citing PMO 62 190 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 1.84% 1.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.51% 12.44% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43 146 167
North West median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -4.49%
10th Percentile £27,800 £29,875 £29,100
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,095 £49,636
% change year-on-year +5.58% +4.95% +4.50%

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 953 1,527 1,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.20% 14.81% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 707 1,174 1,205
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,561 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 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
Manchester -23 36 £34,700 -26.95% 18
Cheshire -18 16 £47,500 -7.32% 4
Lancashire -4 5 £31,250 -28.24% 1
Merseyside -2 2 £48,000 +15.98%
Cumbria - 2 - -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 North West region with a requirement for PMO.

1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Project Management
3 17 (27.42%) Finance
4 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
5 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
6 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (16.13%) Project Delivery
7 9 (14.52%) Resource Management
7 9 (14.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (14.52%) CRM
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.29%) Project Governance
9 7 (11.29%) Office 365
9 7 (11.29%) Azure
9 7 (11.29%) Decision-Making
9 7 (11.29%) Programme Delivery
9 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
9 7 (11.29%) Migration
10 6 (9.68%) Retail
10 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
10 6 (9.68%) MS Visio
10 6 (9.68%) Change Management
10 6 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (8.06%) People Management
11 5 (8.06%) Time Management
11 5 (8.06%) Line Management

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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (9.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (1.61%) ProjectWise
6 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP CRM
1 3 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Azure
1 7 (11.29%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) AWS
3 1 (1.61%) G Suite
3 1 (1.61%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) LAN
1 3 (4.84%) SAN
1 3 (4.84%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) 4G
3 1 (1.61%) 5G
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.61%) OLAP
2 1 (1.61%) OLTP
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.61%) Power BI
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Back Office
3 4 (6.45%) Housing Association
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) PMO Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) PMO Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Programme Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Project Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Programme Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Head of PMO
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) PMO Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.23%) Resource Planning Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) Ember.js
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) HTML5
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) React
3 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) User Experience
3 3 (4.84%) Life Science
3 3 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) FMCG
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Project Management
3 10 (16.13%) Project Delivery
4 9 (14.52%) CRM
4 9 (14.52%) Resource Management
5 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (11.29%) Decision-Making
6 7 (11.29%) Migration
6 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.29%) Programme Delivery
6 7 (11.29%) Project Governance
7 6 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (9.68%) Change Management
7 6 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.06%) ERP
8 5 (8.06%) Line Management
8 5 (8.06%) People Management
8 5 (8.06%) SDLC
8 5 (8.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C
2 2 (3.23%) C#
2 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.23%) VB
2 2 (3.23%) VBA
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
3 1 (1.61%) Ruby
3 1 (1.61%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
3 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
1 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.61%) PMP
3 1 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) Civica
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Cadence
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow