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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 908 945
Rank change year-on-year +48 +37  
Permanent jobs citing P3O 30 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.024% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 27
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,750 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £108,000 £60,250 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +73.33% -11.76%  

P3O is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10726 12861 13958
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.03% 13.06% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8080 10275 10999
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

P3O
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing P3O as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 17 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 30 £62,500 +38.88% 5
London +48 20 £53,500 +1.90% 5
West Midlands +12 6 £82,500 +101.21%
City of London +33 5 £75,000 +20.00% 3
Birmingham +15 3 £82,500 +101.21%
Warwickshire - 3 £57,500 -
South East +40 1 £75,000 +100.00%
North West -42 1 £62,500 +25.59%
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £65,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £75,000 -
Reading - 1 £75,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 48 (78.69%) PMO
2 42 (68.85%) PRINCE2
3 28 (45.90%) Degree
4 26 (42.62%) Project Management
4 26 (42.62%) Finance
5 24 (39.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (37.70%) Programme Management
7 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Office
7 18 (29.51%) Portfolio Management
8 16 (26.23%) APMP
8 16 (26.23%) Change Management
8 16 (26.23%) Risk Management
9 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Excel
9 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Project
9 15 (24.59%) Quality Management
9 15 (24.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (24.59%) Change Control
10 14 (22.95%) Programme Delivery
10 14 (22.95%) PMP
10 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
11 13 (21.31%) Resource Management
12 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (18.03%) MS Visio
14 10 (16.39%) PMI Certification
14 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
15 8 (13.11%) Scrum
15 8 (13.11%) QA
15 8 (13.11%) Project Planning
15 8 (13.11%) Process Improvement
15 8 (13.11%) Line 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 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (18.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Workfront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Power BI
General
1 26 (42.62%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Billing
5 2 (3.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) PMO Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Head of Business Change
4 4 (6.56%) Head of PMO
4 4 (6.56%) PMO Lead
4 4 (6.56%) Programme Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Head of Technology
5 3 (4.92%) Integration Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Portfolio Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Project Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.28%) Management Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) PMO Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Project Leader
6 2 (3.28%) Project Management Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) PMI
2 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) PRINCE2
2 26 (42.62%) Project Management
3 24 (39.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (37.70%) Programme Management
5 18 (29.51%) Portfolio Management
6 16 (26.23%) Change Management
6 16 (26.23%) Risk Management
7 15 (24.59%) Change Control
7 15 (24.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (24.59%) Quality Management
8 14 (22.95%) Programme Delivery
9 13 (21.31%) Resource Management
10 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (13.11%) Line Management
11 8 (13.11%) Process Improvement
11 8 (13.11%) Project Planning
11 8 (13.11%) Scrum
12 7 (11.48%) Project Governance
12 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
13 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Degree
2 16 (26.23%) APMP
3 14 (22.95%) PMP
4 10 (16.39%) PMI Certification
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (78.69%) PMO
2 8 (13.11%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) SAP
3 4 (6.56%) Planview
4 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
London
Rullion
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + 30% Bonus + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 21 days ago