Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > South East
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 269 239 274
Rank change year-on-year -30 +35 -9
Permanent jobs citing PMO 135 337 339
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 1.30% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.13% 9.09% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 119 268 303
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,650 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 2,202 3,709 3,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.64% 14.26% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,662 2,860 3,161
Median annual salary £51,518 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.04% +7.53% +9.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,336 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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
Surrey +34 45 £77,500 +55.00%
Thames Valley -21 40 £55,000 +37.50%
Hampshire +40 26 £48,000 -4.00% 2
Berkshire -14 22 £45,000 +12.50%
West Sussex -15 13 £46,450 +2.09%
Oxfordshire +23 11 £68,811 +36.26%
East Sussex +24 7 £44,250 -15.51%
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £53,750 +13.16%
Kent +36 3 £30,250 -8.33%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 63 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (42.96%) Project Management
3 46 (34.07%) Finance
4 41 (30.37%) Waterfall
5 40 (29.63%) Decision-Making
6 37 (27.41%) Degree
7 36 (26.67%) Project Delivery
7 36 (26.67%) Requirements Gathering
8 32 (23.70%) SQL
8 32 (23.70%) Migration
8 32 (23.70%) Computer Science
8 32 (23.70%) Computer Science Degree
9 31 (22.96%) SOAP
10 30 (22.22%) RDBMS
10 30 (22.22%) HP UFT
10 30 (22.22%) LoadRunner
10 30 (22.22%) Selenium
10 30 (22.22%) Performance Testing
10 30 (22.22%) SoapUI
10 30 (22.22%) Data Migration
10 30 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 30 (22.22%) Test Strategy
10 30 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 30 (22.22%) Virtual Team
10 30 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
11 27 (20.00%) SDLC
12 21 (15.56%) Test Scripting
12 21 (15.56%) PRINCE2
13 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (13.33%) Programme Management

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 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (8.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (5.19%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.74%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Power Platform
1 3 (2.22%) SaaS
2 2 (1.48%) Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.74%) AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) 5G
2 1 (0.74%) DHCP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 30 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.22%) GIS
2 3 (2.22%) Power BI
3 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.48%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.74%) QlikView
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 30 (22.22%) LoadRunner
1 30 (22.22%) Selenium
1 30 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 7 (5.19%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) DbUnit
3 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) jMock
3 1 (0.74%) JUnit
3 1 (0.74%) Maven
3 1 (0.74%) Mockito
3 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
General
1 46 (34.07%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Local Government
5 2 (1.48%) Automotive
5 2 (1.48%) Marketing
5 2 (1.48%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 34 (25.19%) Analyst
2 30 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 22 (16.30%) PMO Analyst
4 16 (11.85%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.41%) PMO Lead
5 10 (7.41%) PMO Manager
6 9 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
7 8 (5.93%) Programme Manager
8 7 (5.19%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.70%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (3.70%) Junior
10 5 (3.70%) Product Owner
11 4 (2.96%) Junior PMO
12 3 (2.22%) Delivery Project Manager
12 3 (2.22%) PMO Officer
12 3 (2.22%) PMO Project Manager
12 3 (2.22%) Service Manager
12 3 (2.22%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.96%) SOAP
2 7 (5.19%) XML
3 6 (4.44%) HTML
4 4 (2.96%) JSON
5 2 (1.48%) CSS
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.74%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) PowerMock
6 1 (0.74%) REST
6 1 (0.74%) RESTful
6 1 (0.74%) Spring
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) PMI
6 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.48%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (42.96%) Project Management
3 41 (30.37%) Waterfall
4 40 (29.63%) Decision-Making
5 36 (26.67%) Project Delivery
5 36 (26.67%) Requirements Gathering
6 32 (23.70%) Computer Science
6 32 (23.70%) Migration
7 30 (22.22%) Data Migration
7 30 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 30 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
7 30 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 30 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 27 (20.00%) SDLC
9 21 (15.56%) PRINCE2
9 21 (15.56%) Test Scripting
10 18 (13.33%) Programme Management
11 14 (10.37%) Resource Management
11 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.22%) Java
4 2 (1.48%) VB
5 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (27.41%) Degree
2 32 (23.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.19%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.19%) PMP
4 5 (3.70%) DBS Check
5 4 (2.96%) ISEB
6 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.74%) MBA
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) QA
2 5 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.74%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.48%) vSphere
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.41%) SAP
3 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.48%) Capita
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle
4 2 (1.48%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) Cadence
5 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) HP
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) Niku
5 1 (0.74%) Planview
5 1 (0.74%) Sage
5 1 (0.74%) Tableau