Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PMO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PMO over the 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 287 278 307
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29 -32
Permanent jobs citing PMO 1,675 2,078 1,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.21% 1.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.32% 9.41% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,327 1,620 1,446
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

PMO 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 20,123 22,073 20,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 12.80% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14,593 16,983 15,885
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the UK

PMO
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMO.

Salary trend for PMO in the UK

PMO
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMO over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for PMO in the UK

PMO
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 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 -11 1,558 £50,000 - 100
UK excluding London +2 1,049 £45,000 - 79
London -18 572 £60,000 +4.35% 33
South East +29 338 £48,500 -3.00% 17
North of England -7 285 £45,000 - 19
Midlands -35 163 £42,600 -5.33% 20
North West -15 160 £48,750 +13.37% 10
West Midlands -12 120 £42,500 -19.05% 10
Yorkshire +1 118 £30,000 -40.00% 9
South West +38 111 £36,000 -15.29% 5
Scotland +9 69 £47,500 +1.60% 7
East of England -5 64 £35,000 -26.32% 6
East Midlands -18 43 £45,500 +7.06% 10
Wales +10 17 £38,250 -15.00% 4
North East +8 7 £47,048 +58.14%
Northern Ireland -26 2 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing PMO 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 PMO.

1 870 (51.94%) Project Management
2 761 (45.43%) Finance
3 576 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
4 472 (28.18%) PRINCE2
5 338 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 327 (19.52%) Microsoft
7 301 (17.97%) Microsoft Excel
8 247 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
9 220 (13.13%) Microsoft Project
10 219 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
11 217 (12.96%) Programme Management
12 209 (12.48%) Change Management
13 194 (11.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 191 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
15 187 (11.16%) Waterfall
16 164 (9.79%) Degree
17 156 (9.31%) ITIL
18 152 (9.07%) Management Information System
19 148 (8.84%) Portfolio Management
20 140 (8.36%) Decision-Making
21 137 (8.18%) Risk Management
22 134 (8.00%) Change Control
23 130 (7.76%) Resource Management
24 125 (7.46%) QA
25 124 (7.40%) SharePoint
26 121 (7.22%) Business Analysis
27 117 (6.99%) Data Centre
28 113 (6.75%) Coaching
28 113 (6.75%) Scrum
29 110 (6.57%) Mentoring

PMO
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
1 124 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.31%) Confluence
3 14 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (0.66%) MS Project Server
5 10 (0.60%) IIS
6 8 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.36%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.060%) CMS
10 1 (0.060%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.060%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.060%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.060%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 301 (17.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 220 (13.13%) Microsoft Project
3 194 (11.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 191 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
5 107 (6.39%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.42%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.18%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.060%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.60%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.60%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.48%) Primavera
6 5 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.12%) iTrent
8 2 (0.12%) Lawson
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.12%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.12%) Workfront
9 1 (0.060%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.060%) Infor CloudSuite
9 1 (0.060%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.060%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 99 (5.91%) Office 365
2 54 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.93%) Power Platform
4 30 (1.79%) SaaS
5 16 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (0.72%) IaaS
8 7 (0.42%) FinancialForce
9 5 (0.30%) NuGet
9 5 (0.30%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.18%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.18%) Slack
10 3 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.12%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.12%) PaaS
11 2 (0.12%) Trello
12 1 (0.060%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.33%) LAN
2 37 (2.21%) BIG-IP
2 37 (2.21%) IP Telephony
2 37 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
3 36 (2.15%) Firewall
4 28 (1.67%) Wireless
5 22 (1.31%) WAN
6 16 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (0.96%) Cisco Firepower
6 16 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (0.96%) Cisco Wireless
7 15 (0.90%) MPLS
8 12 (0.72%) SAN
8 12 (0.72%) SNMP
9 11 (0.66%) VPN
10 10 (0.60%) DNS
11 9 (0.54%) DHCP
12 8 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (0.48%) iSCSI
13 7 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (2.87%) Power BI
2 42 (2.51%) SQL Server
3 23 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.48%) MySQL
8 7 (0.42%) SAP HANA
8 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.30%) Big Data
10 5 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.24%) QlikView
12 3 (0.18%) DB2
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 85 (5.07%) JIRA
2 12 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.36%) Hudson
4 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.30%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.12%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.060%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.060%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.060%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.060%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.060%) NUnit
General
1 761 (45.43%) Finance
2 84 (5.01%) Retail
3 74 (4.42%) Banking
4 55 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.04%) Legal
6 40 (2.39%) Electronics
7 30 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.73%) Marketing
9 23 (1.37%) Law
10 13 (0.78%) Advertising
10 13 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.60%) Back Office
13 9 (0.54%) French Language
13 9 (0.54%) Local Government
14 8 (0.48%) Publishing
15 7 (0.42%) Automotive
15 7 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.42%) Front Office
15 7 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 422 (25.19%) Analyst
2 348 (20.78%) Project Manager
3 273 (16.30%) PMO Analyst
4 154 (9.19%) PMO Manager
5 124 (7.40%) IT Manager
6 98 (5.85%) Senior Manager
7 89 (5.31%) Senior Project Manager
8 80 (4.78%) PMO Lead
9 78 (4.66%) IT Project Manager
10 73 (4.36%) Coordinator
11 71 (4.24%) Programme Manager
12 69 (4.12%) Consultant
13 67 (4.00%) Business Analyst
14 54 (3.22%) Financial Analyst
15 53 (3.16%) Project Coordinator
16 49 (2.93%) Senior PMO
17 45 (2.69%) Head of PMO
17 45 (2.69%) Project Analyst
18 41 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
18 41 (2.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.85%) .NET
2 16 (0.96%) Middleware
3 15 (0.90%) HTML
3 15 (0.90%) Velocity
4 11 (0.66%) AngularJS
4 11 (0.66%) CSS
4 11 (0.66%) Web Services
5 9 (0.54%) .NET Framework
6 8 (0.48%) J2EE
6 8 (0.48%) REST
7 7 (0.42%) XML
8 6 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.36%) jQuery
9 5 (0.30%) Doctrine
9 5 (0.30%) Ninject
9 5 (0.30%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (0.30%) SOAP
9 5 (0.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (0.30%) Zend Framework
10 4 (0.24%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 219 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (9.07%) Management Information System
3 117 (6.99%) Data Centre
4 53 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
5 44 (2.63%) PMI
6 21 (1.25%) NHS
7 16 (0.96%) User Experience
8 15 (0.90%) Fintech
9 11 (0.66%) Driving Licence
9 11 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.54%) Life Science
10 9 (0.54%) LIMS
11 8 (0.48%) e-Health
11 8 (0.48%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.48%) SCADA
12 7 (0.42%) CCTV
13 6 (0.36%) Equities
13 6 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (4.66%) Windows
2 58 (3.46%) Windows Server
3 11 (0.66%) Windows 10
4 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.30%) pSOS
8 4 (0.24%) Android
8 4 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.060%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.060%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.060%) Linux
11 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.060%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (51.94%) Project Management
2 576 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
3 472 (28.18%) PRINCE2
4 338 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 247 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
6 217 (12.96%) Programme Management
7 209 (12.48%) Change Management
8 187 (11.16%) Waterfall
9 156 (9.31%) ITIL
10 148 (8.84%) Portfolio Management
11 140 (8.36%) Decision-Making
12 137 (8.18%) Risk Management
13 134 (8.00%) Change Control
14 130 (7.76%) Resource Management
15 121 (7.22%) Business Analysis
16 113 (6.75%) Coaching
16 113 (6.75%) Scrum
17 110 (6.57%) Mentoring
18 105 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
19 103 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 56 (3.34%) SQL
2 51 (3.04%) C
3 50 (2.99%) PowerShell
4 24 (1.43%) C#
5 17 (1.01%) Java
6 13 (0.78%) T-SQL
7 9 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.54%) VB.NET
8 8 (0.48%) VBA
8 8 (0.48%) X++
9 5 (0.30%) PHP
10 4 (0.24%) R
11 3 (0.18%) ABAP
11 3 (0.18%) Python
11 3 (0.18%) VB
12 2 (0.12%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.060%) VB6
13 1 (0.060%) VBScript
13 1 (0.060%) XAML
Qualifications
1 164 (9.79%) Degree
2 100 (5.97%) PMI Certification
3 92 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 90 (5.37%) PMP
5 77 (4.60%) SC Cleared
6 47 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 43 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 39 (2.33%) MCSA
10 37 (2.21%) MCSE
11 35 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (1.67%) ISEB
13 27 (1.61%) CCNA
13 27 (1.61%) CCNP
14 18 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
15 12 (0.72%) APMP
16 10 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
17 6 (0.36%) Master's Degree
18 5 (0.30%) APMG
18 5 (0.30%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (7.46%) QA
2 75 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 37 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 37 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 33 (1.97%) P3O
6 31 (1.85%) ISO 22301
7 26 (1.55%) SLA
8 19 (1.13%) GDPR
9 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.24%) COBIT
11 3 (0.18%) PSD2
12 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.060%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.060%) EMIR
13 1 (0.060%) FATCA
13 1 (0.060%) MiFID
13 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (3.40%) Hyper-V
2 28 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.48%) NFS
4 8 (0.48%) vSphere
5 6 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.36%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.12%) XenApp
7 1 (0.060%) Docker
7 1 (0.060%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (3.04%) SCCM
2 37 (2.21%) SCVMM
3 10 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (0.60%) SCOM
3 10 (0.60%) Stealthwatch
4 8 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.12%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.12%) SQL Sentry
8 2 (0.12%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (0.060%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.060%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.060%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.060%) Nessus
9 1 (0.060%) WSUS
Vendors
1 327 (19.52%) Microsoft
2 91 (5.43%) Cisco
3 83 (4.96%) SAP
4 72 (4.30%) VMware
5 60 (3.58%) HP
6 49 (2.93%) Oracle
7 39 (2.33%) Aruba
8 37 (2.21%) F5
8 37 (2.21%) Mitel
9 19 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.13%) ServiceNow
10 16 (0.96%) Palo Alto
11 13 (0.78%) NetApp
12 12 (0.72%) Sun
13 10 (0.60%) IronPort
13 10 (0.60%) Sage
14 9 (0.54%) Citrix
15 8 (0.48%) EMC
15 8 (0.48%) Google
15 8 (0.48%) Riverbed