Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 858 1061 1173
Rank change year-on-year +203 +112 -32
Permanent jobs citing P3O 14 38 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.026% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 31
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -6.54%
10th Percentile £37,500 £46,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £78,300 £82,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £49,636
% change year-on-year -27.27% +10.81% -3.62%

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 10,629 20,042 22,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.28% 13.94% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,062 14,539 17,111
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +11.11%

P3O
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for P3O in the UK

P3O
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing P3O.

Salary trend for P3O in the UK

P3O
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing P3O over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 7 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 6 June 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
England +207 14 £62,500 +13.64% 1
London +136 7 £77,750 +57.07% 1
UK excluding London +174 4 £40,000 -27.27%
South East +108 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Midlands +92 1 - -
South West +79 1 £55,000 +14.12%
West Midlands +73 1 - -

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing P3O 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 with a requirement for P3O.

1 11 (78.57%) Project Management
1 11 (78.57%) PMO
2 9 (64.29%) Portfolio Management
2 9 (64.29%) Change Control
3 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 6 (42.86%) Decision-Making
5 5 (35.71%) Resource Management
5 5 (35.71%) Project Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) ISEB
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (21.43%) SAP
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Local Government
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Open Workbench
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (21.43%) Coaching

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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (21.43%) Open Workbench
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Local Government
2 3 (21.43%) Police
3 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Head of Portfolio Management
2 2 (14.29%) Junior
2 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Junior PMO
2 2 (14.29%) Junior PMO Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Junior Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) PMO Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Programme Office
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Programmes
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Project Portfolio
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Projects
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
3 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) CCTV
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) Change Control
2 9 (64.29%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (42.86%) Decision-Making
4 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 5 (35.71%) Project Delivery
5 5 (35.71%) Resource Management
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Dependency Management
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) APMP
3 1 (7.14%) HNC
3 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Capita