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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
Rank 833 909 936
Rank change year-on-year +76 +27  
Permanent jobs citing P3O 32 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 12
Median salary £55,000 £43,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.43% -25.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £53,800 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% -22.72%  

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 10207 13485 13218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.17% 13.18% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8065 10668 10205
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 26 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 22 March 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 +110 32 £55,000 +26.43% 2
South East +62 10 £55,000 +22.22% 2
London +62 9 £81,250 +86.78%
West Midlands +32 6 £66,250 +55.88%
City of London +36 4 £81,250 +100.61%
Birmingham +16 4 £66,250 +124.57%
Oxfordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Somerset - 3 £38,500 -
Bath - 3 £38,500 -
South West - 3 £38,500 -
Berkshire +39 2 £65,000 +44.44%
Yorkshire +32 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +21 2 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £55,000 - 1
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
Bradford - 2 £42,500 -
Reading - 2 £65,000 -
Warwickshire +27 1 - -
East of England +24 1 £50,000 -
North West -24 1 £53,000 +0.95%
Manchester -26 1 £53,000 +0.95%
Warwick - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £50,000 -
Oxford - 1 £62,500 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 60 (83.33%) PMO
2 55 (76.39%) PRINCE2
3 39 (54.17%) Finance
4 27 (37.50%) Degree
5 26 (36.11%) Project Management
6 24 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 24 (33.33%) APMP
7 20 (27.78%) Change Control
8 19 (26.39%) Process Improvement
8 19 (26.39%) MS Project
8 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
8 19 (26.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (25.00%) Programme Management
9 18 (25.00%) MS Office
10 17 (23.61%) SharePoint
11 15 (20.83%) Resource Management
12 14 (19.44%) QA
12 14 (19.44%) PMP
12 14 (19.44%) Project Planning
13 12 (16.67%) Change Management
14 11 (15.28%) Quality Management
14 11 (15.28%) PMI Certification
14 11 (15.28%) Portfolio Management
15 10 (13.89%) Line Management
15 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
15 10 (13.89%) Document Management
16 9 (12.50%) Risk Management
16 9 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (11.11%) Retail
17 8 (11.11%) MS Visio

P3O
Top Related 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 17 (23.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (26.39%) MS Project
3 18 (25.00%) MS Office
4 8 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 7 (9.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
General
1 39 (54.17%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Billing
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Law
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) Analyst
2 29 (40.28%) PMO Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Portfolio Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) PMO Manager
5 5 (6.94%) PMO Lead
6 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Project Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Head of Business Change
8 2 (2.78%) PMO Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Programme Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Project Management Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Portfolio Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Transformation Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) PMI
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (76.39%) PRINCE2
2 26 (36.11%) Project Management
3 20 (27.78%) Change Control
4 19 (26.39%) Process Improvement
4 19 (26.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 15 (20.83%) Resource Management
7 14 (19.44%) Project Planning
8 12 (16.67%) Change Management
9 11 (15.28%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (15.28%) Quality Management
10 10 (13.89%) Document Management
10 10 (13.89%) Line Management
10 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
11 9 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (12.50%) Risk Management
12 7 (9.72%) Project Governance
13 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
13 6 (8.33%) Coaching
14 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Degree
2 24 (33.33%) APMP
3 14 (19.44%) PMP
4 11 (15.28%) PMI Certification
5 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (83.33%) PMO
2 14 (19.44%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) SAP
3 4 (5.56%) Planview
4 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
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