Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1140 1119 1215
Rank change year-on-year -21 +96 +35
Permanent jobs citing P3O 36 61 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.035% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 40
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +27.91% -14.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £36,350 £30,158
90th Percentile £68,500 £85,750 £61,150
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,636 £53,000 £42,124
% change year-on-year -6.35% +25.82% -0.89%

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 22,668 20,770 26,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.19% 12.08% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,389 16,025 20,836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 12 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 18 June 2018. 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
UK excluding London +1 32 £49,636 -6.35% 3
England -41 26 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South East -7 8 £65,000 +18.18% 1
North of England +6 7 £22,500 -47.06%
Scotland - 7 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands +10 6 £50,000 -39.39%
Midlands +3 6 £50,000 -39.39%
Yorkshire +23 5 £22,500 -47.06%
London -27 4 £57,500 -23.33%
Wales - 3 £64,000 -
North West +4 2 £47,000 -18.61%
South West -5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 36 (100.00%) PMO
2 28 (77.78%) PRINCE2
3 25 (69.44%) Project Management
4 23 (63.89%) Finance
5 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (30.56%) Project Planning
8 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
8 11 (30.56%) PMP
8 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (25.00%) PMI Certification
10 8 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (22.22%) Degree
10 8 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (22.22%) Change Management
10 8 (22.22%) Programme Management
11 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
11 7 (19.44%) Project Governance
12 6 (16.67%) Coaching
12 6 (16.67%) Resource Management
12 6 (16.67%) QA
12 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (13.89%) APMP
13 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (13.89%) Banking
13 5 (13.89%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 5 (13.89%) Decision-Making

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 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) PMO Manager
3 6 (16.67%) PMO Lead
4 4 (11.11%) Head of PMO
4 4 (11.11%) Project Officer
4 4 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Officer
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Project Office Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior PMO
5 3 (8.33%) Senior PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Officer
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Head of Business Change
7 1 (2.78%) Head of Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.78%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) PMI
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) EPoS
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 25 (69.44%) Project Management
3 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Project Planning
5 8 (22.22%) Change Management
5 8 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 7 (19.44%) Project Governance
6 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
7 6 (16.67%) Coaching
7 6 (16.67%) Resource Management
8 5 (13.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (13.89%) Decision-Making
8 5 (13.89%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
10 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) PMP
2 9 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 8 (22.22%) Degree
4 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (13.89%) APMP
6 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (100.00%) PMO
2 6 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Capita