Period
to 18 October 2018

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

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 189 136
Rank change year-on-year +24 -53 +8
Permanent jobs citing PMO 58 36 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.08% 0.65% 1.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.27% 7.64% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 56
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,397 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.01% +3.10% +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,150 £35,100 £25,250
90th Percentile £56,300 £72,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +8.70%

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 565 471 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.48% 8.51% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 358 294 377
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,284 £66,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Scotland

PMO
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for PMO in Scotland

PMO
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PMO in Scotland

PMO
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Edinburgh +28 33 £47,500 +21.79% 11
Glasgow -5 16 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Inverclyde +6 5 £33,689 -20.73%
Aberdeen - 2 £58,750 -
Stirling - 1 £45,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PMO.

1 30 (51.72%) Project Management
2 27 (46.55%) PRINCE2
3 26 (44.83%) Finance
4 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Excel
5 16 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (25.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.97%) Change Management
10 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Project
10 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (15.52%) Programme Management
11 9 (15.52%) PMP
11 9 (15.52%) Coaching
12 8 (13.79%) Decision-Making
12 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
12 8 (13.79%) Project Planning
13 7 (12.07%) Resource Management
13 7 (12.07%) P3O
14 6 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
14 6 (10.34%) Project Governance
14 6 (10.34%) Change Control
14 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (10.34%) Banking
14 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
14 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification
15 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
15 5 (8.62%) Budgeting and Forecasting
15 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
15 5 (8.62%) Business Transformation

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.72%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (1.72%) Moq
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (44.83%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) French Language
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
1 13 (22.41%) PMO Lead
2 10 (17.24%) PMO Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.62%) PMO Manager
5 4 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.45%) Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Integration Manager
7 2 (3.45%) PMO Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) PMO Coordinator
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Service Integration Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.72%) Head of PMO
8 1 (1.72%) PMO Planner
8 1 (1.72%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) CGI
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.72%) ADO
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.72%) Velocity
2 1 (1.72%) WCF
2 1 (1.72%) WPF
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) PMI
3 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.72%) LIMS
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Android
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Project Management
2 27 (46.55%) PRINCE2
3 16 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.97%) Change Management
6 9 (15.52%) Coaching
6 9 (15.52%) Programme Management
7 8 (13.79%) Decision-Making
7 8 (13.79%) Project Planning
7 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.07%) Resource Management
9 6 (10.34%) Change Control
9 6 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (10.34%) Project Governance
9 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.62%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 5 (8.62%) Business Transformation
10 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma
12 3 (5.17%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) ANSI SQL
2 1 (1.72%) C#
2 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.72%) R
2 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.72%) VB
2 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.72%) VB6
2 1 (1.72%) X++
2 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) PMP
2 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.90%) APMP
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
4 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) P3O
2 2 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) GAAP
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.72%) ESRI
3 1 (1.72%) SAP