Period
to 18 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 143 129
Rank change year-on-year -39 -14 +29
Permanent jobs citing PMO 50 66 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.89% 1.34% 1.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.08% 13.04% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35 47 65
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,450 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £53,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 496 506 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.88% 10.27% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 313 313 470
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £28,850 £24,282 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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
Glasgow -11 24 £50,000 - 2
Edinburgh -36 23 £38,000 -15.56% 3
Dundee - 2 £48,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £35,500 -
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PMO.

1 34 (68.00%) Project Management
2 28 (56.00%) Finance
3 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.00%) PRINCE2
5 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (26.00%) Programme Management
6 12 (24.00%) MS Visio
6 12 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 10 (20.00%) Resource Management
7 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (18.00%) PMP
8 9 (18.00%) Risk Management
8 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
9 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (16.00%) Degree
10 7 (14.00%) Document Management
10 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (14.00%) CRM
10 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.00%) Banking
11 6 (12.00%) ERP
11 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (12.00%) SDLC
12 5 (10.00%) Coaching
12 5 (10.00%) Virtual Team

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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Visio
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (10.00%) Dynamics SL
3 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 28 (56.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Billing
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.00%) PMO Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Coordinator
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 5 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (10.00%) PMO Coordinator
6 4 (8.00%) PMO Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Head of PMO
8 2 (4.00%) PMO Lead
8 2 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Coordinator
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Portfolio Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) CGI
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Project Management
2 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) PRINCE2
4 13 (26.00%) Programme Management
5 12 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 10 (20.00%) Resource Management
7 9 (18.00%) Risk Management
7 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.00%) CRM
8 7 (14.00%) Document Management
8 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.00%) ERP
9 6 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (12.00%) SDLC
10 5 (10.00%) Coaching
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.00%) Kanban
10 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 5 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) VB
3 2 (4.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) PMP
2 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MBA
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PMBOK
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) iManage
3 1 (2.00%) Casewise
3 1 (2.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Planview