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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 938 947
Rank change year-on-year +108 +9  
Permanent jobs citing P3O 31 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 13
Median salary £62,500 £43,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.67% -20.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £52,500 £89,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +47.05% -5.55%  

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 10337 13551 14145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.05% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8099 10752 10984
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for P3O in the UK

P3O
Top 25 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 26 April 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 +104 31 £62,500 +43.67% 5
London +65 12 £64,250 +41.20% 1
South East +67 7 £62,500 +38.88% 2
West Midlands +21 6 £82,500 +94.11%
Birmingham +18 4 £82,500 -
City of London +37 3 £82,500 +89.65%
Berkshire +24 2 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Yorkshire +23 2 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 2 £42,500 - 1
North West -17 2 £57,750 +10.00%
Manchester -23 2 £57,750 +10.00%
Reading - 2 £65,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Bradford - 2 £42,500 -
Warwickshire +30 1 - -
East of England +11 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
North East - 1 £42,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £50,000 -
Oxford - 1 £62,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 49 (77.78%) PMO
2 48 (76.19%) PRINCE2
3 27 (42.86%) Finance
4 24 (38.10%) Degree
5 20 (31.75%) APMP
6 19 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (30.16%) Project Management
7 17 (26.98%) Programme Management
8 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Project
9 15 (23.81%) Portfolio Management
9 15 (23.81%) Change Control
10 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
11 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (20.63%) PMP
11 13 (20.63%) Resource Management
12 12 (19.05%) Risk Management
12 12 (19.05%) Quality Management
13 10 (15.87%) Change Management
13 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
13 10 (15.87%) Process Improvement
14 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (14.29%) PMI Certification
14 9 (14.29%) MS Visio
14 9 (14.29%) Project Planning
15 8 (12.70%) Line Management
16 7 (11.11%) Project Governance
16 7 (11.11%) Business Analysis
16 7 (11.11%) QA
16 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Legal
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Billing
5 2 (3.17%) Law
5 2 (3.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Analyst
2 21 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Portfolio Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) PMO Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Head of Business Change
5 4 (6.35%) PMO Lead
6 3 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Integration Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Project Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Governance Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Management Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) PMO Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Programme Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Project Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Project Management Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) PMI
2 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (76.19%) PRINCE2
2 19 (30.16%) Project Management
2 19 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (26.98%) Programme Management
4 15 (23.81%) Change Control
4 15 (23.81%) Portfolio Management
5 13 (20.63%) Resource Management
6 12 (19.05%) Quality Management
6 12 (19.05%) Risk Management
7 10 (15.87%) Change Management
7 10 (15.87%) Process Improvement
8 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 8 (12.70%) Line Management
10 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) Project Governance
11 6 (9.52%) Scrum
12 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
12 5 (7.94%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Degree
2 20 (31.75%) APMP
3 13 (20.63%) PMP
4 9 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (77.78%) PMO
2 7 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) SAP
3 4 (6.35%) Planview
4 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
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