Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 286 264 311
Rank change year-on-year -22 +47 -55
Permanent jobs citing PMO 892 1,201 1,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.11% 1.29% 1.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.91% 9.69% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 695 874 782
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

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 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 11,281 12,398 11,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.00% 13.31% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8,110 9,314 8,691
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +46 327 £50,000 - 25
North of England -54 230 £37,500 -15.73% 49
Midlands -22 138 £45,000 -5.26% 36
North West -27 127 £42,500 -5.56% 33
South West -9 96 £35,000 -11.39% 7
Yorkshire -56 90 £27,500 -31.25% 16
West Midlands -18 87 £45,000 -10.00% 15
East of England -11 60 £50,000 +11.11% 15
East Midlands +7 51 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Scotland -16 25 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Wales +10 16 £33,250 -26.11% 1
North East +31 13 £35,000 -17.65%
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 441 (49.44%) Project Management
2 369 (41.37%) Finance
3 287 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (29.82%) PRINCE2
5 229 (25.67%) Project Delivery
6 177 (19.84%) Microsoft
7 170 (19.06%) Microsoft Excel
8 133 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 133 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
9 123 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
10 122 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
11 118 (13.23%) Degree
12 110 (12.33%) Change Management
13 101 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
14 98 (10.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 97 (10.87%) Management Information System
16 87 (9.75%) Programme Management
17 86 (9.64%) Project Planning
18 83 (9.30%) QA
19 81 (9.08%) Continuous Improvement
20 80 (8.97%) Public Sector
21 79 (8.86%) Risk Management
22 77 (8.63%) ITIL
23 75 (8.41%) PMI Certification
24 74 (8.30%) MS Visio
25 71 (7.96%) Resource Management
25 71 (7.96%) Business Analysis
25 71 (7.96%) Waterfall
26 65 (7.29%) Scrum
26 65 (7.29%) Coaching

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 54 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.46%) Confluence
3 8 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.22%) IIS
5 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.11%) Apache
Applications
1 170 (19.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
3 101 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
4 98 (10.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 74 (8.30%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.34%) SPSS
8 2 (0.22%) HipChat
9 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.56%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.34%) Lawson
4 3 (0.34%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.48%) Azure
2 29 (3.25%) AWS
3 24 (2.69%) Office 365
4 14 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (1.35%) Power Platform
6 8 (0.90%) SaaS
7 6 (0.67%) OneDrive
7 6 (0.67%) Trello
8 5 (0.56%) FinancialForce
8 5 (0.56%) NuGet
9 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.34%) G Suite
10 3 (0.34%) GCP
10 3 (0.34%) IaaS
11 2 (0.22%) PaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.11%) Mavenlink
12 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.57%) FCoE
1 14 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
1 14 (1.57%) iSCSI
1 14 (1.57%) Software-Defined Networking
1 14 (1.57%) VSAN
2 12 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (1.23%) SAN
4 8 (0.90%) WAN
5 7 (0.78%) MPLS
5 7 (0.78%) Skype
6 6 (0.67%) Intranet
6 6 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.56%) Wireless
8 4 (0.45%) DHCP
8 4 (0.45%) DNS
8 4 (0.45%) LAN
8 4 (0.45%) NAS
8 4 (0.45%) VPN
9 3 (0.34%) Broadband
9 3 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.35%) Power BI
4 7 (0.78%) Big Data
5 6 (0.67%) QlikView
5 6 (0.67%) SAP HANA
6 5 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.45%) MySQL
7 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.22%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (5.83%) JIRA
2 8 (0.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.22%) Hudson
5 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 369 (41.37%) Finance
2 80 (8.97%) Public Sector
3 61 (6.84%) Retail
4 40 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.48%) Law
6 26 (2.91%) Banking
7 25 (2.80%) Legal
7 25 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.91%) Publishing
9 14 (1.57%) Marketing
10 11 (1.23%) Back Office
10 11 (1.23%) Local Government
11 7 (0.78%) Automotive
11 7 (0.78%) Fire and Rescue
11 7 (0.78%) Games
12 6 (0.67%) Electronics
12 6 (0.67%) Police
13 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.34%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 216 (24.22%) Project Manager
2 191 (21.41%) Analyst
3 126 (14.13%) PMO Analyst
4 81 (9.08%) PMO Manager
5 71 (7.96%) Senior Manager
6 68 (7.62%) IT Manager
7 56 (6.28%) IT Project Manager
8 53 (5.94%) Senior Project Manager
9 51 (5.72%) Consultant
10 48 (5.38%) Coordinator
11 44 (4.93%) Delivery Manager
12 41 (4.60%) Business Analyst
13 39 (4.37%) Project Coordinator
14 32 (3.59%) Project Officer
15 27 (3.03%) Architect
15 27 (3.03%) Senior IT Manager
16 26 (2.91%) Junior
16 26 (2.91%) Programme Manager
16 26 (2.91%) Senior IT Project Manager
16 26 (2.91%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.48%) Web Services
2 24 (2.69%) .NET
3 16 (1.79%) HTML
4 12 (1.35%) Flash
5 11 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 10 (1.12%) CSS
7 9 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (1.01%) XML
8 8 (0.90%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.56%) HTML5
10 5 (0.56%) Ninject
10 5 (0.56%) OpenMP
10 5 (0.56%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (0.45%) Middleware
11 4 (0.45%) Velocity
12 3 (0.34%) Angular 2
12 3 (0.34%) LDAP
12 3 (0.34%) WCF
13 2 (0.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 133 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.04%) Data Centre
4 29 (3.25%) PMI
5 27 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (2.24%) NHS
7 16 (1.79%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.57%) Replication
9 12 (1.35%) FlexPod
10 10 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.78%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.78%) Learning Management System
11 7 (0.78%) Online Games
11 7 (0.78%) SCADA
11 7 (0.78%) User Experience
12 6 (0.67%) CUDA
12 6 (0.67%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.56%) CCTV
13 5 (0.56%) Cyberattack
13 5 (0.56%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.69%) Windows
2 12 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
2 12 (1.35%) Windows 10
3 8 (0.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.34%) Android
5 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.11%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.11%) Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (49.44%) Project Management
2 287 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (29.82%) PRINCE2
4 229 (25.67%) Project Delivery
5 133 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 122 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
7 110 (12.33%) Change Management
8 87 (9.75%) Programme Management
9 86 (9.64%) Project Planning
10 81 (9.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 79 (8.86%) Risk Management
12 77 (8.63%) ITIL
13 71 (7.96%) Business Analysis
13 71 (7.96%) Resource Management
13 71 (7.96%) Waterfall
14 65 (7.29%) Coaching
14 65 (7.29%) Scrum
15 63 (7.06%) Mentoring
16 58 (6.50%) Portfolio Management
17 57 (6.39%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (5.16%) C
2 20 (2.24%) SQL
3 18 (2.02%) C#
4 14 (1.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 8 (0.90%) PHP
7 7 (0.78%) VBA
8 5 (0.56%) C++
8 5 (0.56%) Fortran
8 5 (0.56%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.45%) Python
10 3 (0.34%) Java
11 2 (0.22%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.22%) R
11 2 (0.22%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.22%) VBScript
12 1 (0.11%) ABAP
12 1 (0.11%) Ruby
12 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (13.23%) Degree
2 75 (8.41%) PMI Certification
3 55 (6.17%) PMP
4 49 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 29 (3.25%) Security Cleared
6 26 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 25 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (2.35%) CCNA
9 17 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.46%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.23%) CCNP
12 11 (1.23%) MCSE
13 9 (1.01%) APMP
14 8 (0.90%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.78%) CISA
15 7 (0.78%) CISM
15 7 (0.78%) CISSP
16 6 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
16 6 (0.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (9.30%) QA
2 43 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (4.04%) ISO 9001
4 32 (3.59%) ISO 22301
5 18 (2.02%) P3O
6 15 (1.68%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.90%) GDPR
8 7 (0.78%) NIST
8 7 (0.78%) SLA
9 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.11%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) IFRS
11 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 29 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 17 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.57%) NFS
4 14 (1.57%) VMware NSX
5 5 (0.56%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) Docker
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (0.67%) SCCM
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.22%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (0.11%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 177 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.61%) SAP
3 36 (4.04%) VMware
4 28 (3.14%) Cisco
5 23 (2.58%) HP
6 18 (2.02%) NetApp
6 18 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.79%) Google
8 14 (1.57%) Oracle
8 14 (1.57%) Veeam
9 13 (1.46%) Citrix
10 11 (1.23%) F5
11 8 (0.90%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.90%) Tableau
12 7 (0.78%) Capita
13 5 (0.56%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.56%) Intel
13 5 (0.56%) JD Edwards
13 5 (0.56%) Sage
14 4 (0.45%) Teradata