Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for P3O skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited P3O over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1147 1148 1175
Rank change year-on-year +1 +27 +119
Permanent jobs citing P3O 56 76 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.040% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.31% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 80
UK median annual salary £75,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -1.10% -9.00%
10th Percentile £34,750 £36,075 £25,750
90th Percentile £95,750 £69,875 £70,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +88.24% - -5.56%

P3O 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22781 24655 28169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.64% 12.96% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17061 19498 22269
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +7.61% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

P3O
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing P3O as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for P3O in the UK

P3O
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing P3O.

Salary trend for P3O in the UK

P3O
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing P3O over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing P3O within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +45 55 £73,750 +63.89%
UK excluding London +39 34 £80,000 +88.24%
London -1 21 £60,375 +34.17%
Midlands +61 20 £82,500 +132.39%
West Midlands +32 20 £82,500 +132.39%
South East +32 8 £75,000 +76.47%
North of England 0 4 £55,000 +9.64%
North West -4 3 £55,000 +7.15%
East of England +7 2 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +25 1 £30,000 -29.41%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing P3O also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for P3O.

1 48 (85.71%) PMO
2 41 (73.21%) PRINCE2
3 26 (46.43%) Programme Management
4 24 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (42.86%) Project Management
5 23 (41.07%) Portfolio Management
6 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (33.93%) PMI Certification
8 18 (32.14%) Degree
9 16 (28.57%) Finance
10 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (25.00%) PMI
10 14 (25.00%) People Management
11 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Project
12 11 (19.64%) Risk Management
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
14 9 (16.07%) PMP
14 9 (16.07%) Change Control
14 9 (16.07%) Waterfall
15 8 (14.29%) Change Management
16 7 (12.50%) Six Sigma
16 7 (12.50%) Process Improvement
17 6 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
17 6 (10.71%) QA
17 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
17 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 5 (8.93%) APMP
18 5 (8.93%) MS Project Server

P3O
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Power BI
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) PMO Manager
3 13 (23.21%) Head of PMO
4 9 (16.07%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
5 8 (14.29%) Programme Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Portfolio Office Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Head of Technology
7 3 (5.36%) Portfolio Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Project Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Project Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior PMO
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) PMO Director
8 2 (3.57%) PMO Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) PMO Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Project Governance Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) PMI
2 4 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) PRINCE2
2 26 (46.43%) Programme Management
3 24 (42.86%) Project Management
3 24 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (41.07%) Portfolio Management
5 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) People Management
7 11 (19.64%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.07%) Change Control
8 9 (16.07%) Waterfall
9 8 (14.29%) Change Management
10 7 (12.50%) Process Improvement
10 7 (12.50%) Six Sigma
11 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
12 5 (8.93%) Coaching
12 5 (8.93%) Scrum
12 5 (8.93%) SDLC
13 4 (7.14%) PRINCE
13 4 (7.14%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) PMI Certification
2 18 (32.14%) Degree
3 9 (16.07%) PMP
4 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (8.93%) APMP
6 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 4 (7.14%) Master's Degree
7 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (85.71%) PMO
2 6 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft