Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1132 1147 1178
Rank change year-on-year +15 +31 +127
Permanent jobs citing P3O 46 75 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.039% 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 87
UK median annual salary £66,250 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.22% +2.27% -23.48%
10th Percentile £38,875 £31,600 £25,750
90th Percentile £90,375 £66,375 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £41,747 £42,500
% change year-on-year +79.65% -1.77% -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 21844 25025 27993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.55% 13.10% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16219 19780 22112
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 9 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 21 October 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 +35 45 £65,000 +44.44% 2
UK excluding London +31 25 £75,000 +79.65% 2
London +17 20 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Midlands +48 14 £82,500 +132.39%
West Midlands +27 14 £82,500 +132.39%
South East +48 6 £76,250 +79.41% 1
North of England +8 3 £55,000 +9.64%
North West -20 3 £55,000 +9.64%
East of England +16 2 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 42 (91.30%) PMO
2 33 (71.74%) PRINCE2
3 23 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (45.65%) Programme Management
4 21 (45.65%) Project Management
4 21 (45.65%) Portfolio Management
5 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (28.26%) Degree
7 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
7 12 (26.09%) Finance
7 12 (26.09%) People Management
8 11 (23.91%) PMI Certification
9 10 (21.74%) Change Control
10 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
12 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.22%) PMI
12 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (15.22%) Change Management
13 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
13 6 (13.04%) PMP
14 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
14 5 (10.87%) Quality Management
14 5 (10.87%) QA
14 5 (10.87%) SDLC
15 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
15 4 (8.70%) Creative Thinking

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 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Power BI
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) PMO Manager
3 11 (23.91%) Head of PMO
3 11 (23.91%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Head of Technology
5 3 (6.52%) Portfolio Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Portfolio Office Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Senior PMO
6 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.35%) Governance Manager
6 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (4.35%) PMO Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) PMO Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Project Governance Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Project Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) PMI
2 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) PRINCE2
2 23 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (45.65%) Portfolio Management
3 21 (45.65%) Programme Management
3 21 (45.65%) Project Management
4 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (26.09%) People Management
5 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
6 10 (21.74%) Change Control
7 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
8 7 (15.22%) Change Management
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) Quality Management
10 5 (10.87%) SDLC
11 4 (8.70%) Creative Thinking
11 4 (8.70%) Scrum
12 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
12 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
12 3 (6.52%) Strategic Thinking
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) PMI Certification
3 6 (13.04%) PMP
4 3 (6.52%) APMP
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (91.30%) PMO
2 5 (10.87%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft