Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > North West
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 167 165
Rank change year-on-year -74 -2 +94
Permanent jobs citing PMO 48 189 238
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 1.86% 1.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.20% 12.27% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 39 154 170
Median annual salary £43,250 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.50% +16.28% -2.27%
10th Percentile £27,050 £31,250 £29,400
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,250 £60,075
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 923 1,540 1,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.51% 15.19% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 685 1,102 1,221
Median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +13.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,971 £67,500
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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PMO in the North West.

Salary trend for PMO in the North West

PMO
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMO in the North West over the 6 months to 4 April 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 4 April 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 25 £33,500 -35.69% 8
Cheshire -28 13 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Lancashire +12 4 £27,500 -47.21% 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Merseyside -4 2 £55,250 +33.49% 2
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 18 (37.50%) Project Management
3 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (20.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (16.67%) CRM
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
8 7 (14.58%) Office 365
9 6 (12.50%) Project Governance
9 6 (12.50%) Resource Management
9 6 (12.50%) Retail
9 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 6 (12.50%) Migration
10 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.42%) ERP
10 5 (10.42%) Azure
10 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.42%) Decision-Making
10 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
11 4 (8.33%) Line Management
11 4 (8.33%) User Experience
11 4 (8.33%) Project Delivery

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 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (2.08%) ProjectWise
6 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP CRM
1 3 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 5 (10.42%) Azure
3 2 (4.17%) AWS
4 1 (2.08%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Skype
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) 4G
3 1 (2.08%) 5G
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) OLAP
2 1 (2.08%) OLTP
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.08%) Power BI
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.08%) Housing Association
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) PMO Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Project Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Head of PMO
6 2 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Product Owner
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Project Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Resource Planning Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.08%) Ember.js
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (6.25%) Life Science
4 2 (4.17%) FMCG
4 2 (4.17%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) PMI
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Project Management
2 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) CRM
4 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 6 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.42%) Decision-Making
5 5 (10.42%) ERP
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.33%) Benchmarking
6 4 (8.33%) Change Control
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) Line Management
6 4 (8.33%) Project Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C
2 3 (6.25%) VB
2 3 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
3 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Cadence