Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1061 1164 1154
Rank change year-on-year +103 -10 +70
Permanent jobs citing P3O 29 35 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.020% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 41
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +27.78%
10th Percentile £48,348 £21,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £68,625 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +30.57%

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 19,916 22,928 21,741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.65% 13.03% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14,627 17,517 16,512
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,125 £26,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%

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 15 July 2019.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 7 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 15 July 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 +93 29 £55,000 +10.00% 1
London +98 15 £53,408 -7.12%
UK excluding London +29 14 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East +45 12 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Midlands +44 1 - -
South West +23 1 £48,195 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 22 (75.86%) PMO
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) PRINCE2
4 15 (51.72%) Project Management
5 14 (48.28%) Resource Management
6 12 (41.38%) Finance
6 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (37.93%) Programme Management
7 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 10 (34.48%) Degree
9 8 (27.59%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (27.59%) Decision-Making
10 7 (24.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 7 (24.14%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (24.14%) Change Control
10 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (24.14%) JIRA
10 7 (24.14%) Scrum
11 6 (20.69%) Change Management
12 5 (17.24%) Dependency Management
13 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
13 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
13 4 (13.79%) QualityStage
13 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
14 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
14 3 (10.34%) APMP
14 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
14 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared

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 (13.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Local Government
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) PMO Manager
2 7 (24.14%) PMO Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Head of PMO
4 5 (17.24%) Governance Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Portfolio Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior PMO
7 2 (6.90%) Senior PMO Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) PMO Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Programme Director
8 1 (3.45%) Project Support Manager
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Strategy Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Support Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) PRINCE2
3 15 (51.72%) Project Management
4 14 (48.28%) Resource Management
5 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (37.93%) Programme Management
7 8 (27.59%) Decision-Making
7 8 (27.59%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (24.14%) Analytical Thinking
8 7 (24.14%) Change Control
8 7 (24.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum
9 6 (20.69%) Change Management
10 5 (17.24%) Dependency Management
11 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
11 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
12 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
12 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Identification
12 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) APMP
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (75.86%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Capita