Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 304 229 249
Rank change year-on-year -75 +20 +28
Permanent jobs citing PMO 147 63 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.79% 1.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.13% 6.07% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 108 44 230
10th Percentile £30,875 £50,375 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £53,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £52,483
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.32% +4.97%
75th Percentile £62,125 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £78,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,863 1,038 3,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.99% 13.04% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,835 820 2,788
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PMO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the South East

PMO
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PMO in the South East.

Salary trend for PMO in the South East

PMO
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMO in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for PMO in the South East

PMO
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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
Thames Valley -47 56 £57,500 +2.22% 5
Berkshire -27 46 £57,500 +155.56% 5
Hampshire -118 26 £45,000 -21.74% 11
Surrey -76 19 £50,000 -28.57% 3
West Sussex -1 16 £50,000 -51.22% 1
East Sussex - 13 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire -55 12 £50,000 -4.76%
Kent -35 8 £62,500 -
Sussex - 4 £47,000 -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for PMO.

1 88 (59.86%) Project Management
2 62 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (40.14%) Social Skills
4 52 (35.37%) Finance
5 42 (28.57%) Degree
6 41 (27.89%) PRINCE2
7 27 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (17.69%) Microsoft Excel
8 26 (17.69%) Project Delivery
8 26 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (17.01%) Telecoms
10 21 (14.29%) JIRA
11 19 (12.93%) Programme Management
11 19 (12.93%) PMI Certification
12 18 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (11.56%) Business Case
13 17 (11.56%) Influencing Skills
13 17 (11.56%) PMP
14 16 (10.88%) Process Improvement
15 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
15 15 (10.20%) ITIL
15 15 (10.20%) Requirements Gathering
16 13 (8.84%) Scrum
16 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Project
16 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (8.16%) Microsoft
17 12 (8.16%) Service Management
17 12 (8.16%) Presentation Skills
17 12 (8.16%) Organisational Skills

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (5.44%) Confluence
2 7 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (2.72%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (17.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (6.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (1.36%) Primavera
2 2 (1.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.80%) Azure
2 9 (6.12%) Power Platform
3 4 (2.72%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (1.36%) Google Sheets
4 2 (1.36%) IaaS
4 2 (1.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Internet
2 2 (1.36%) 5G
2 2 (1.36%) Broadband
2 2 (1.36%) DMARC
2 2 (1.36%) Intranet
2 2 (1.36%) LLU
2 2 (1.36%) MGW
2 2 (1.36%) Network Security
2 2 (1.36%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (0.68%) MPLS
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (6.80%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.12%) Power BI
2 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.44%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.76%) Big Data
5 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.40%) MySQL
6 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.72%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.72%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.04%) OLAP
8 3 (2.04%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.68%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 21 (14.29%) JIRA
2 6 (4.08%) Bitbucket
2 6 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.08%) IntelliJ
2 6 (4.08%) JUnit
2 6 (4.08%) Maven
2 6 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (4.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (40.14%) Social Skills
2 52 (35.37%) Finance
3 26 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (17.01%) Telecoms
5 17 (11.56%) Influencing Skills
6 12 (8.16%) Organisational Skills
6 12 (8.16%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (6.12%) Public Sector
7 9 (6.12%) Retail
8 8 (5.44%) Banking
9 5 (3.40%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (3.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (2.04%) Billing
10 3 (2.04%) Law
10 3 (2.04%) Legal
11 1 (0.68%) Automotive
11 1 (0.68%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.68%) Local Government
11 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 30 (20.41%) Analyst
3 18 (12.24%) PMO Manager
3 18 (12.24%) Telecoms Manager
4 14 (9.52%) Coordinator
4 14 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 14 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
5 12 (8.16%) PMO Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) Developer
6 9 (6.12%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 8 (5.44%) Project Coordinator
8 6 (4.08%) PMO Coordinator
8 6 (4.08%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.08%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 6 (4.08%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Architect
9 5 (3.40%) PMO Lead
9 5 (3.40%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) HTML
2 6 (4.08%) AngularJS
2 6 (4.08%) HTML5
2 6 (4.08%) Kafka
2 6 (4.08%) Middleware
2 6 (4.08%) REST
2 6 (4.08%) RESTful
3 4 (2.72%) JSON
3 4 (2.72%) XML
4 2 (1.36%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.68%) .NET
5 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) LAMP
5 1 (0.68%) Laravel
5 1 (0.68%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.40%) EPoS
3 4 (2.72%) Blog
3 4 (2.72%) mPOS
4 3 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.04%) Legacy Systems
4 3 (2.04%) Lidar
4 3 (2.04%) NHS
4 3 (2.04%) PMI
4 3 (2.04%) User Experience
5 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.36%) Social Media
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.76%) Windows
2 6 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (59.86%) Project Management
2 62 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (27.89%) PRINCE2
4 27 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (17.69%) Project Delivery
6 19 (12.93%) Programme Management
7 18 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (11.56%) Business Case
9 16 (10.88%) Process Improvement
10 15 (10.20%) ITIL
10 15 (10.20%) Requirements Gathering
10 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
11 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (8.84%) Scrum
12 12 (8.16%) Service Management
13 11 (7.48%) Agile Project Management
13 11 (7.48%) Business Analysis
13 11 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (7.48%) Project Planning
13 11 (7.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.76%) Python
2 6 (4.08%) Java
2 6 (4.08%) Shell Script
2 6 (4.08%) SQL
3 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.04%) C
5 2 (1.36%) PHP
5 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (28.57%) Degree
2 19 (12.93%) PMI Certification
3 17 (11.56%) PMP
4 8 (5.44%) MBA
5 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.04%) APMG
7 3 (2.04%) ISEB
8 2 (1.36%) HND
8 2 (1.36%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.68%) APMP
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.72%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.48%) Oracle
3 8 (5.44%) Cadence
4 6 (4.08%) SAP
4 6 (4.08%) Solace
5 5 (3.40%) JDA
6 2 (1.36%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.36%) Google
6 2 (1.36%) Huawei
6 2 (1.36%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.36%) Nokia
6 2 (1.36%) Openreach
6 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.36%) Virgin Media
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.68%) hybris
7 1 (0.68%) Kaseya
7 1 (0.68%) Planview
7 1 (0.68%) Zend