Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 832 949 1087
Rank change year-on-year +117 +138 +96
Permanent jobs citing P3O 13 19 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.017% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 40
10th Percentile " £36,825 £41,175
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,563 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.88% -5.59% -19.23%
75th Percentile £54,563 £65,313 £60,156
90th Percentile £65,325 £77,200 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £42,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -23.64% -14.73%

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 10,353 13,633 20,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.30% 12.39% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7,238 10,588 15,410
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,977 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

P3O
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing P3O as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for P3O in the UK

P3O
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing P3O.

Salary trend for P3O in the UK

P3O
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing P3O over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 6 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 18 April 2021. 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 +117 13 £50,000 +0.88%
UK excluding London +87 7 £51,000 +21.43%
Midlands +37 7 £51,000 +41.67%
West Midlands +21 7 £51,000 +41.67%
London +107 6 £45,000 -42.31%
Work from Home - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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 13 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (92.31%) Project Management
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) PMO
4 7 (53.85%) Project Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
7 3 (23.08%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (23.08%) Contract Management
7 3 (23.08%) RIBA
7 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (23.08%) Publishing
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
8 2 (15.38%) PMI
8 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
8 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
8 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
8 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
8 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
8 2 (15.38%) CSPO
8 2 (15.38%) Backlog Management

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 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Publishing
3 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) PMO Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) IT Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Senior PMO
2 6 (46.15%) Senior PMO Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Product Owner
4 2 (15.38%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.69%) Head of PMO
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (92.31%) Project Management
3 7 (53.85%) Project Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
6 3 (23.08%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Contract Management
6 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Backlog Management
7 2 (15.38%) Backlog Prioritisation
7 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
7 2 (15.38%) Line Management
7 2 (15.38%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (15.38%) Product Backlog
7 2 (15.38%) Product Roadmap
7 2 (15.38%) Product Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Thought Leadership
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (23.08%) RIBA
2 2 (15.38%) CSPO
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft