Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 189 142
Rank change year-on-year +4 -47 -7
Permanent jobs citing PMO 47 46 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.88% 0.82% 1.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.08% 9.66% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 48
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,948 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.15% -1.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,100 £28,750 £25,650
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,875 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 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 582 476 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.88% 8.50% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 362 312 331
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +3 23 £46,250 +21.71% 5
Glasgow -11 16 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Inverclyde - 5 £33,689 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £60,000 - 2
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 23 (48.94%) Project Management
2 22 (46.81%) Finance
3 20 (42.55%) PRINCE2
4 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (23.40%) Coaching
7 10 (21.28%) Change Control
7 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
10 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.77%) Decision-Making
11 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
11 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
12 5 (10.64%) Change Management
12 5 (10.64%) Resource Management
12 5 (10.64%) P3O
12 5 (10.64%) Degree
13 4 (8.51%) Project Governance
13 4 (8.51%) Analytics
13 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
13 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
13 4 (8.51%) PMP
13 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
13 4 (8.51%) SQL

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 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.13%) FinancialForce
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) DB2
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (2.13%) Moq
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) French Language
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
1 11 (23.40%) PMO Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) PMO Lead
3 8 (17.02%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.38%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) PMO Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) PMO Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Junior
5 2 (4.26%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.13%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Process Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) CGI
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) ADO
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.13%) Velocity
2 1 (2.13%) WCF
2 1 (2.13%) WPF
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) PMI
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Cyberattack
3 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) LIMS
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Project Management
2 20 (42.55%) PRINCE2
3 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) Coaching
5 10 (21.28%) Change Control
5 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.77%) Decision-Making
8 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.64%) Change Management
9 5 (10.64%) Resource Management
10 4 (8.51%) Analytics
10 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.51%) Project Governance
11 3 (6.38%) Information Management
11 3 (6.38%) Line Management
12 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) ANSI SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) R
2 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VB
2 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.13%) VB6
2 1 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) PMP
3 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) P3O
2 3 (6.38%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) GAAP
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) ESRI
3 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) SAP