Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1130 1122 1160
Rank change year-on-year -8 +38 +120
Permanent jobs citing P3O 46 69 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.039% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 68
UK median annual salary £77,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +82.35% -15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £26,975
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £39,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +105.13% -22.00% +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 22,121 22,358 27,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.64% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17,069 17,726 21,501
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -7 44 £80,000 +100.00% 5
UK excluding London +15 36 £80,000 +105.13% 4
West Midlands +33 18 £82,500 +175.00% 2
Midlands +27 18 £82,500 +175.00% 2
South East +10 10 £75,000 +71.43% 1
London -9 9 £62,000 +55.00% 1
North of England +2 5 £55,000 +9.64% 1
North West -4 3 £55,000 +9.64%
Yorkshire +28 2 £27,500 -35.29% 1
East of England +9 1 £40,000 -
South West -3 1 - -
Scotland -32 1 £32,500 -23.53%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 40 (86.96%) PMO
2 34 (73.91%) PRINCE2
3 23 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 21 (45.65%) Portfolio Management
5 17 (36.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (36.96%) Project Management
6 16 (34.78%) PMI Certification
7 15 (32.61%) PMI
7 15 (32.61%) Finance
7 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (30.43%) People Management
9 11 (23.91%) Degree
9 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
10 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Project
12 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
12 8 (17.39%) Project Governance
13 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma
14 6 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
14 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
14 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
15 5 (10.87%) QA
15 5 (10.87%) SDLC
15 5 (10.87%) Coaching
15 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (8.70%) PMP
16 4 (8.70%) PRINCE
16 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
16 4 (8.70%) Change Control

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 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) PMO Manager
2 13 (28.26%) Head of PMO
3 9 (19.57%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Portfolio Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Programme Manager
6 4 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Portfolio Office Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Transformation Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Governance Manager
7 3 (6.52%) PMO Lead
7 3 (6.52%) Project Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Project Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior PMO
8 2 (4.35%) PMO Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Portfolio Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Project Governance Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Project Officer
8 2 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
8 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) PMI
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) PRINCE2
2 23 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 21 (45.65%) Portfolio Management
4 17 (36.96%) Project Management
4 17 (36.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (30.43%) People Management
7 8 (17.39%) Project Governance
8 6 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
8 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma
9 5 (10.87%) Coaching
9 5 (10.87%) SDLC
10 4 (8.70%) Change Control
10 4 (8.70%) PRINCE
10 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.52%) Change Management
11 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.52%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) PMI Certification
2 11 (23.91%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.70%) Master's Degree
4 4 (8.70%) PMP
5 2 (4.35%) APMP
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) APMG
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (86.96%) PMO
2 5 (10.87%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Planview