Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1151 1207 1185
Rank change year-on-year +56 -22 +90
Permanent jobs citing P3O 43 57 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.029% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 70
UK median annual salary £56,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -18.18%
10th Percentile £40,125 £30,625 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,000 £63,125 £76,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £42,124 £42,500
% change year-on-year +48.37% -0.89% -15.00%

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 21525 25969 27996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.23% 13.20% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16060 20616 22019
UK median annual salary £49,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.03% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 11 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 23 August 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 +70 43 £56,250 +25.00% 1
London +46 25 £55,000 +7.32%
UK excluding London +43 18 £62,500 +48.37% 1
Midlands +39 7 £82,500 +97.60%
West Midlands +22 7 £82,500 +97.60%
North of England -4 5 £42,500 -14.60% 1
South East +57 3 £75,000 +81.82%
East of England +5 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +18 2 £42,500 -
North West -34 2 £57,750 +15.13% 1
North East - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 33 (76.74%) PMO
2 24 (55.81%) PRINCE2
3 21 (48.84%) Finance
4 20 (46.51%) Degree
5 18 (41.86%) Risk Management
5 18 (41.86%) Project Management
6 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (37.21%) Portfolio Management
7 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (30.23%) Change Control
8 12 (27.91%) Programme Management
8 12 (27.91%) PMP
9 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (23.26%) APMP
11 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
11 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (20.93%) Programme Delivery
12 8 (18.60%) PMI Certification
12 8 (18.60%) Quality Management
12 8 (18.60%) Change Management
12 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (16.28%) Retail
13 7 (16.28%) Scrum
13 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
13 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
13 7 (16.28%) Line Management
14 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.95%) QA
15 5 (11.63%) Resource Management

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 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Power BI
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) PMO Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) PMO Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Head of PMO
4 4 (9.30%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Governance Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Head of Business Change
5 3 (6.98%) Head of Technology
5 3 (6.98%) Portfolio Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) PMO Lead
6 2 (4.65%) PMO Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Head of Projects
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) PMI
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) PRINCE2
2 18 (41.86%) Project Management
2 18 (41.86%) Risk Management
3 16 (37.21%) Portfolio Management
3 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.23%) Change Control
5 12 (27.91%) Programme Management
6 9 (20.93%) Programme Delivery
6 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
7 8 (18.60%) Change Management
7 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (18.60%) Quality Management
8 7 (16.28%) Line Management
8 7 (16.28%) Scrum
9 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Resource Management
10 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
10 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Degree
2 12 (27.91%) PMP
3 10 (23.26%) APMP
4 8 (18.60%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (76.74%) PMO
2 6 (13.95%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft