Period
to 23 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1058 1166 1105
Rank change year-on-year +108 -61 +100
Permanent jobs citing P3O 53 50 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.22% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 44 45 55
UK median annual salary £49,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.62% +44.44% -7.69%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,700 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £89,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,677 £72,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -32.86% +70.59% -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 20,798 22,407 21,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.82% 12.72% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15,240 17,476 17,153
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +95 45 £50,625 -36.72% 3
UK excluding London +67 40 £48,677 -32.86% 2
London +75 12 £49,000 -18.84% 1
North of England +45 11 £52,500 +9.38%
North West +43 11 £52,500 -4.55%
Midlands +32 11 £40,000 -51.52% 1
West Midlands +29 11 £40,000 -51.52% 1
Scotland +17 7 £47,500 +11.76%
South East +39 5 £60,000 -8.93% 1
South West +14 5 £49,500 -
East of England - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 45 (84.91%) PRINCE2
2 39 (73.58%) PMO
3 31 (58.49%) Project Management
4 30 (56.60%) Finance
5 25 (47.17%) Portfolio Management
6 24 (45.28%) Risk Management
7 21 (39.62%) Programme Management
8 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (33.96%) Change Control
9 14 (26.42%) Resource Management
9 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Project
9 14 (26.42%) PMP
9 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
11 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (18.87%) PMI Certification
13 9 (16.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 9 (16.98%) Degree
13 9 (16.98%) Coaching
14 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
14 8 (15.09%) Decision-Making
14 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
15 7 (13.21%) HP
15 7 (13.21%) SAP
15 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
15 7 (13.21%) Programme Governance
16 6 (11.32%) Matrix Organization
16 6 (11.32%) APMG
16 6 (11.32%) Line Management
16 6 (11.32%) APMP

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 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (16.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) QualityStage
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
General
1 30 (56.60%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Analyst
2 15 (28.30%) PMO Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) PMO Lead
4 8 (15.09%) PMO Manager
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Change Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Portfolio Manager
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Change Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Governance Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Head of PMO
9 3 (5.66%) Project Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Senior PMO
10 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Project Office Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Senior PMO Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
11 1 (1.89%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) PMI
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) PRINCE2
2 31 (58.49%) Project Management
3 25 (47.17%) Portfolio Management
4 24 (45.28%) Risk Management
5 21 (39.62%) Programme Management
6 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.96%) Change Control
7 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (26.42%) Resource Management
8 9 (16.98%) Coaching
9 8 (15.09%) Decision-Making
9 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
10 7 (13.21%) Programme Governance
11 6 (11.32%) Change Management
11 6 (11.32%) Line Management
11 6 (11.32%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (9.43%) ERP
12 5 (9.43%) Programme Delivery
12 5 (9.43%) Scrum
12 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) PMP
2 10 (18.87%) PMI Certification
3 9 (16.98%) Degree
4 6 (11.32%) APMG
4 6 (11.32%) APMP
5 5 (9.43%) ACCA
5 5 (9.43%) CIMA
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) ISEB
7 2 (3.77%) CITP
7 2 (3.77%) MAPM
7 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (73.58%) PMO
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) HP
2 7 (13.21%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Planview