Period
to 21 March 2019

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

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 162 143
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 +8
Permanent jobs citing PMO 76 69 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.48% 1.22% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.08% 12.45% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 37
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.70% -26.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,400 £27,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £65,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 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 581 554 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.35% 9.79% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 369 336 244
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,668 £28,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,125 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 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
Edinburgh +26 50 £47,500 +25.00% 8
Glasgow +11 22 £51,250 +22.02% 2
West Lothian - 2 £35,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PMO.

1 40 (52.63%) Finance
2 36 (47.37%) Project Management
3 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (38.16%) PRINCE2
5 23 (30.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 21 (27.63%) Coaching
7 20 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 19 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 18 (23.68%) Change Control
10 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
11 15 (19.74%) Resource Management
11 15 (19.74%) Programme Management
12 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (18.42%) Decision-Making
13 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
14 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
14 12 (15.79%) Scrum
15 11 (14.47%) DevOps
15 11 (14.47%) Kanban
15 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
15 11 (14.47%) TDD
15 11 (14.47%) Velocity
15 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
15 11 (14.47%) Change Management
15 11 (14.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 11 (14.47%) Continuous Deployment
15 11 (14.47%) Agile Coaching
16 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Office

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 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Intranet
2 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) SDH
2 2 (2.63%) SNMP
3 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) DB2
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 40 (52.63%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Billing
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) PMO Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Project Manager
4 12 (15.79%) PMO Lead
5 6 (7.89%) Programme Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Junior
7 4 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) PMO Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Coach
8 3 (3.95%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Junior PMO
8 3 (3.95%) Junior PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) PMO Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Velocity
2 1 (1.32%) Ajax
2 1 (1.32%) CGI
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) PMI
3 2 (2.63%) AS400
3 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.63%) Fintech
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) SCADA
4 1 (1.32%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) Project Management
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (38.16%) PRINCE2
4 21 (27.63%) Coaching
5 20 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 19 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 18 (23.68%) Change Control
8 15 (19.74%) Programme Management
8 15 (19.74%) Resource Management
9 14 (18.42%) Decision-Making
10 12 (15.79%) Scrum
11 11 (14.47%) Change Management
11 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (14.47%) DevOps
11 11 (14.47%) Kanban
11 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
11 11 (14.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 11 (14.47%) TDD
11 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) C
2 3 (3.95%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 4 (5.26%) PMP
2 2 (2.63%) CCNA
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 6 (7.89%) P3O
3 2 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Sun
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco
4 2 (2.63%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com