Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1050 1120 1169
Rank change year-on-year +70 +49 0
Permanent jobs citing P3O 26 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.028% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 38
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -28.30% +47.22%
10th Percentile £36,300 £30,800 £38,875
90th Percentile £99,250 £59,500 £90,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% -36.67% +79.65%

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 18,092 21,564 21,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.21% 13.18% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13,521 16,361 16,152
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 2019.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 8 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 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 +99 26 £55,000 +10.00% 3
UK excluding London +33 14 £49,000 +3.16% 3
London +92 12 £80,000 -17.95%
South East +25 8 £53,500 -0.47%
Midlands +17 4 £37,500 -14.29% 3
West Midlands +17 3 £37,500 -14.29% 3
South West +17 2 £50,411 +1.84%
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (76.92%) PRINCE2
1 20 (76.92%) PMO
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Project Management
4 10 (38.46%) Project Delivery
5 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (26.92%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
7 6 (23.08%) Change Management
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 5 (19.23%) Resource Management
9 4 (15.38%) QA
9 4 (15.38%) APMP
9 4 (15.38%) Change Control
9 4 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
9 4 (15.38%) Dependency Management
9 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
9 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (11.54%) Analytical Thinking
10 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.54%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) Advertising
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Local Government
3 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Police
5 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) PMO Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Head of PMO
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Programme Office
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Programmes
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Project Portfolio
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Projects
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Strategy
5 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Project Office Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Transformation Director
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) PMI
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Project Management
4 10 (38.46%) Project Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (23.08%) Change Management
6 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
7 5 (19.23%) Resource Management
7 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) Change Control
8 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
8 4 (15.38%) Dependency Management
8 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.54%) Analytical Thinking
9 3 (11.54%) Analytics
9 3 (11.54%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) APMP
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (76.92%) PMO
2 4 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) GAAP
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Capita
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Snow