Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1157 1117 1215
Rank change year-on-year -40 +98 +52
Permanent jobs citing P3O 36 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.036% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 43
UK median annual salary £64,000 £53,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.19% +18.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £36,300 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £61,182
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +28.00% +11.11% -

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 23,016 20,803 26,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 12.15% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17,857 16,453 21,160
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,382 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.44% -4.98% +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 23 April 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 23 April 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
England -64 31 £65,000 +22.07% 4
UK excluding London -32 28 £64,000 +28.00% 4
West Midlands +4 8 £82,500 - 3
Midlands -5 8 £82,500 - 3
South East -15 8 £65,000 +18.18%
London -32 8 £65,625 +22.66%
North of England -20 6 £23,750 -44.12%
Yorkshire +14 5 £22,500 -47.06%
Scotland - 3 £42,500 -
Wales - 2 £64,500 -
North West -10 1 £41,000 -29.00%
South West -15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 31 (86.11%) PMO
2 24 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 21 (58.33%) Finance
4 16 (44.44%) PMI Certification
4 16 (44.44%) Project Management
5 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (33.33%) Degree
7 12 (33.33%) PMI
7 12 (33.33%) Programme Management
8 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Project
8 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
10 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
10 9 (25.00%) Project Governance
11 8 (22.22%) QA
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 8 (22.22%) Project Planning
12 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (19.44%) PMP
12 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (19.44%) Coaching
13 6 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
13 6 (16.67%) Six Sigma
13 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
14 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
15 4 (11.11%) Master's Degree
15 4 (11.11%) ISTQB

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 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Head of PMO
2 7 (19.44%) PMO Manager
3 5 (13.89%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) PMO Lead
3 5 (13.89%) Programme Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Project Officer
3 5 (13.89%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Officer
4 4 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior PMO
5 3 (8.33%) Senior PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Director
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Officer
6 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) PMI
2 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 16 (44.44%) Project Management
3 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 9 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 9 (25.00%) Project Governance
6 8 (22.22%) Project Planning
7 7 (19.44%) Coaching
7 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 6 (16.67%) Six Sigma
9 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
11 3 (8.33%) Change Management
11 3 (8.33%) Decision-Making
11 3 (8.33%) Line Management
11 3 (8.33%) People Management
11 3 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 3 (8.33%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) PMI Certification
2 12 (33.33%) Degree
3 7 (19.44%) PMP
3 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.11%) Master's Degree
5 2 (5.56%) APMP
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) APMG
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (86.11%) PMO
2 8 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Planview