Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 333 252 253
Rank change year-on-year -81 +1 +24
Permanent jobs citing PMO 580 1,150 1,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.84% 1.36% 1.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.47% 9.39% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 469 871 1,058
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,804 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 8,966 12,249 12,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.03% 14.50% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,008 8,987 9,714
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the UK excluding London

PMO
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMO in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for PMO in the UK excluding London

PMO
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for PMO in the UK excluding London

PMO
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 28 February 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
South East -44 195 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Midlands -5 118 £55,000 +10.00% 24
North of England -106 105 £42,500 -10.53% 29
West Midlands -6 79 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South West +13 61 £45,000 +15.38% 14
East of England +35 56 £43,550 +8.88% 5
North West -76 55 £42,875 -9.74% 17
Yorkshire -63 45 £42,500 +6.25% 10
East Midlands +30 37 £60,000 +26.32% 7
Scotland -16 23 £51,570 +8.57% 9
Wales +8 22 £45,000 +4.05% 2
North East +10 5 £37,000 -28.98% 2
Northern Ireland +18 3 £27,500 -35.29% 1
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for PMO.

1 303 (52.24%) Project Management
2 203 (35.00%) Finance
3 177 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (27.07%) Project Delivery
5 142 (24.48%) PRINCE2
6 103 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 95 (16.38%) Degree
8 88 (15.17%) Microsoft Excel
9 85 (14.66%) Microsoft Project
10 81 (13.97%) Waterfall
11 77 (13.28%) Microsoft
12 71 (12.24%) Change Management
13 60 (10.34%) Programme Management
13 60 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
14 59 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
15 58 (10.00%) Risk Management
16 53 (9.14%) SharePoint
17 52 (8.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 51 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
18 51 (8.79%) Mentoring
19 47 (8.10%) Microsoft Office
20 45 (7.76%) Portfolio Management
21 44 (7.59%) Project Governance
21 44 (7.59%) Migration
21 44 (7.59%) Coaching
22 42 (7.24%) Decision-Making
23 41 (7.07%) Programme Delivery
23 41 (7.07%) JIRA
24 37 (6.38%) Project Planning
24 37 (6.38%) Management Information System

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 53 (9.14%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.76%) Confluence
3 4 (0.69%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.69%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 88 (15.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 85 (14.66%) Microsoft Project
3 52 (8.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (8.10%) Microsoft Office
5 28 (4.83%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.52%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Primavera
2 6 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.52%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.52%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.34%) Lawson
6 1 (0.17%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.45%) Office 365
2 17 (2.93%) SaaS
3 16 (2.76%) Azure
4 14 (2.41%) Power Platform
5 9 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.86%) AWS
7 4 (0.69%) Smartsheet
8 3 (0.52%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.52%) PaaS
8 3 (0.52%) Trello
9 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) Mavenlink
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.17%) GCP
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.38%) Broadband
1 8 (1.38%) Skype
2 6 (1.03%) Internet
2 6 (1.03%) Intranet
2 6 (1.03%) LAN
3 5 (0.86%) Wireless
4 4 (0.69%) SAN
5 3 (0.52%) 5G
5 3 (0.52%) Firewall
5 3 (0.52%) Network Security
5 3 (0.52%) WAN
5 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.34%) 4G
6 2 (0.34%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.34%) Extranet
7 1 (0.17%) 2G
7 1 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 20 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 14 (2.41%) Power BI
3 7 (1.21%) GIS
4 6 (1.03%) SAP HANA
4 6 (1.03%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.69%) Big Data
6 4 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.52%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 41 (7.07%) JIRA
2 24 (4.14%) Selenium
3 19 (3.28%) HP UFT
3 19 (3.28%) LoadRunner
3 19 (3.28%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) jMock
6 1 (0.17%) JUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Maven
6 1 (0.17%) Mockito
6 1 (0.17%) SonarQube
General
1 203 (35.00%) Finance
2 36 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.69%) Retail
4 25 (4.31%) Public Sector
5 21 (3.62%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.76%) Legal
7 14 (2.41%) Law
7 14 (2.41%) Marketing
8 13 (2.24%) Local Government
9 10 (1.72%) Games
10 9 (1.55%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.38%) Digital Economy
12 7 (1.21%) Back Office
13 6 (1.03%) Advertising
13 6 (1.03%) Banking
14 4 (0.69%) Billing
14 4 (0.69%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.34%) Electronics
15 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.34%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 129 (22.24%) Analyst
2 113 (19.48%) Project Manager
3 79 (13.62%) PMO Analyst
4 58 (10.00%) PMO Manager
5 34 (5.86%) IT Manager
5 34 (5.86%) PMO Lead
6 32 (5.52%) Senior Manager
7 27 (4.66%) IT Project Manager
8 26 (4.48%) Business Analyst
8 26 (4.48%) Head of PMO
8 26 (4.48%) Junior
9 24 (4.14%) Delivery Manager
10 22 (3.79%) Coordinator
11 21 (3.62%) Programme Manager
11 21 (3.62%) Senior Project Manager
12 19 (3.28%) Test Leader
13 16 (2.76%) Project Coordinator
14 13 (2.24%) Project Analyst
15 11 (1.90%) Project Officer
16 10 (1.72%) PMO Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.62%) SOAP
2 8 (1.38%) XML
3 6 (1.03%) HTML
4 5 (0.86%) JSON
5 4 (0.69%) .NET
6 3 (0.52%) OpenMP
7 2 (0.34%) CSS
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.34%) RESTful
7 2 (0.34%) Web Services
8 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.17%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.17%) J2EE
8 1 (0.17%) PowerMock
8 1 (0.17%) React
8 1 (0.17%) REST
8 1 (0.17%) Spring
8 1 (0.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.48%) Virtual Team
4 21 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.24%) NHS
6 12 (2.07%) User Experience
7 9 (1.55%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.38%) Learning Management System
8 8 (1.38%) Online Games
9 7 (1.21%) PMI
10 5 (0.86%) CMDB
11 4 (0.69%) CCTV
11 4 (0.69%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.69%) FMCG
11 4 (0.69%) Life Science
11 4 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.38%) Windows
2 4 (0.69%) Windows 10
2 4 (0.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.17%) Android
3 1 (0.17%) Linux
3 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (52.24%) Project Management
2 177 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (27.07%) Project Delivery
4 142 (24.48%) PRINCE2
5 103 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (13.97%) Waterfall
7 71 (12.24%) Change Management
8 60 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
8 60 (10.34%) Programme Management
9 58 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 51 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 51 (8.79%) Mentoring
11 45 (7.76%) Portfolio Management
12 44 (7.59%) Coaching
12 44 (7.59%) Migration
12 44 (7.59%) Project Governance
13 42 (7.24%) Decision-Making
14 41 (7.07%) Programme Delivery
15 37 (6.38%) Project Planning
16 36 (6.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (4.83%) SQL
2 19 (3.28%) C
3 7 (1.21%) Java
3 7 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.03%) VB
5 5 (0.86%) VBA
6 4 (0.69%) C++
7 3 (0.52%) Fortran
8 2 (0.34%) C#
8 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.17%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) Python
9 1 (0.17%) Ruby
9 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (16.38%) Degree
2 30 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (4.66%) PMI Certification
3 27 (4.66%) PMP
4 16 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.07%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.72%) ISEB
8 8 (1.38%) CISA
8 8 (1.38%) CISM
8 8 (1.38%) CISSP
9 6 (1.03%) APMP
9 6 (1.03%) CCNA
9 6 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.86%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.52%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.52%) MBA
12 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.34%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.03%) QA
2 13 (2.24%) GDPR
2 13 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.90%) SLA
4 9 (1.55%) P3O
5 8 (1.38%) NIST
6 7 (1.21%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.17%) IASME
System Software
1 10 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.52%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.55%) SCCM
2 3 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.17%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 77 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.34%) SAP
3 21 (3.62%) Oracle
4 12 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.90%) Cisco
6 10 (1.72%) VMware
7 9 (1.55%) NEC
8 8 (1.38%) BT
8 8 (1.38%) Openreach
9 6 (1.03%) HP
10 5 (0.86%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.69%) Intel
12 3 (0.52%) Cadence
12 3 (0.52%) Civica
12 3 (0.52%) IFS
12 3 (0.52%) Mitel
12 3 (0.52%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.52%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.52%) Sage
12 3 (0.52%) Symantec