Period
to 25 April 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 175 258
Rank change year-on-year +4 +83 -99
Permanent jobs citing PMO 178 227 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 1.76% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.47% 14.29% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 131 150 80
North West median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.12%

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 1,552 1,588 1,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.18% 12.31% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 1,195 1,068
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,724
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.29% -5.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,675
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 25 April 2019.

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 2019. 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 +12 88 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Cheshire +13 55 £38,000 -15.56%
Lancashire +8 23 £46,742 +16.85% 3
Merseyside +8 11 £50,694 +6.72%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 86 (48.31%) Project Management
2 85 (47.75%) Finance
3 78 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (35.39%) PRINCE2
5 35 (19.66%) Microsoft
6 34 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (17.98%) Risk Management
8 31 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (16.85%) Microsoft Excel
10 29 (16.29%) Microsoft Project
10 29 (16.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 27 (15.17%) Banking
12 26 (14.61%) Programme Management
13 23 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (11.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 20 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (10.11%) Portfolio Management
15 18 (10.11%) PMP
15 18 (10.11%) MS Visio
16 17 (9.55%) Physics
16 17 (9.55%) Ergonomics
16 17 (9.55%) Human Factors
16 17 (9.55%) Waterfall
16 17 (9.55%) Mentoring
17 16 (8.99%) Matrix Management
17 16 (8.99%) Resource Management
18 15 (8.43%) PMI Certification
18 15 (8.43%) SharePoint
18 15 (8.43%) QA
18 15 (8.43%) Project Governance

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 15 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (16.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (16.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 29 (16.29%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (10.11%) MS Visio
4 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (2.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.87%) Cisco ASA
1 14 (7.87%) Cisco Firepower
1 14 (7.87%) Wireless
2 11 (6.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (6.18%) Cisco Wireless
2 11 (6.18%) Firewall
2 11 (6.18%) LAN
3 5 (2.81%) Broadband
4 3 (1.69%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.37%) Power BI
2 3 (1.69%) QlikView
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) JIRA
General
1 85 (47.75%) Finance
2 27 (15.17%) Banking
3 11 (6.18%) Law
4 9 (5.06%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.81%) Retail
7 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (26.97%) Analyst
2 47 (26.40%) Project Manager
3 33 (18.54%) PMO Analyst
4 18 (10.11%) PMO Manager
5 16 (8.99%) Consultant
6 14 (7.87%) Cisco Consultant
6 14 (7.87%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 14 (7.87%) Security Consultant
7 12 (6.74%) IT Manager
7 12 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (6.18%) Business Analyst
8 11 (6.18%) IT Project Manager
8 11 (6.18%) PMO Lead
8 11 (6.18%) Senior PMO
8 11 (6.18%) Senior PMO Analyst
9 7 (3.93%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (3.93%) Senior IT Manager
9 7 (3.93%) Senior IT Project Manager
9 7 (3.93%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.93%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) HTML
2 1 (0.56%) .NET
2 1 (0.56%) .NET Core
2 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.30%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.93%) PMI
5 6 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.25%) NHS
7 3 (1.69%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.56%) Fintech
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.81%) pSOS
2 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.56%) DC/OS
2 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (48.31%) Project Management
2 78 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (35.39%) PRINCE2
4 34 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (17.98%) Risk Management
6 26 (14.61%) Programme Management
7 23 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (10.11%) Portfolio Management
10 17 (9.55%) Ergonomics
10 17 (9.55%) Human Factors
10 17 (9.55%) Mentoring
10 17 (9.55%) Physics
10 17 (9.55%) Waterfall
11 16 (8.99%) Matrix Management
11 16 (8.99%) Resource Management
12 15 (8.43%) Project Governance
13 14 (7.87%) Business Analysis
14 13 (7.30%) Change Management
14 13 (7.30%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.69%) C#
2 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 18 (10.11%) PMP
3 15 (8.43%) PMI Certification
4 14 (7.87%) CCNA
4 14 (7.87%) CCNP
4 14 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.30%) Degree
6 9 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) ACCA
8 1 (0.56%) APMP
8 1 (0.56%) CAPM
8 1 (0.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.43%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) P3O
3 4 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) Stealthwatch
2 11 (6.18%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.87%) Cisco
2 14 (7.87%) IronPort
2 14 (7.87%) Palo Alto
3 8 (4.49%) SAP
4 5 (2.81%) HP
5 4 (2.25%) GoldenSource
6 3 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.69%) Juniper
6 3 (1.69%) Meraki
6 3 (1.69%) Tableau
7 2 (1.12%) Planview
8 1 (0.56%) Apple
8 1 (0.56%) Google
8 1 (0.56%) Progress