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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 361 361 388
Rank change year-on-year 0 +27 -88
Permanent jobs citing PMO 1,767 903 579
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 0.84% 0.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.52% 6.06% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,167 639 466
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £31,750
25th Percentile £39,313 £36,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +11.39%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £75,938
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +16.18%

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 31,997 14,913 10,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.61% 13.83% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13,976 9,374 7,868
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,800 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.84% - +5.56%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the UK

PMO
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PMO in the UK

PMO
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PMO over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for PMO in the UK

PMO
Top 17 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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +20 1,597 £52,500 +5.00% 93
UK excluding London +5 871 £47,500 - 71
London -12 722 £60,000 +5.26% 31
Work from Home -12 689 £51,250 +2.50% 35
South East -12 224 £50,500 +1.00% 14
North of England -10 201 £45,000 +0.56% 17
Midlands -9 198 £52,500 - 12
West Midlands -11 150 £51,000 -2.86% 10
South West -3 113 £45,000 +13.92% 12
North West -71 91 £39,661 +2.35% 11
Yorkshire +9 90 £45,000 - 4
East of England -46 66 £47,500 -5.00% 7
East Midlands -13 47 £54,255 -3.55% 2
Scotland -43 30 £55,000 +61.76% 6
Wales -25 22 £40,000 +11.11% 3
North East +3 20 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Northern Ireland -19 19 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 1,087 (61.52%) Project Management
2 807 (45.67%) Finance
3 684 (38.71%) Social Skills
4 674 (38.14%) Agile
5 512 (28.98%) Project Delivery
6 441 (24.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 428 (24.22%) PRINCE2
8 401 (22.69%) Microsoft
9 400 (22.64%) Microsoft Excel
10 311 (17.60%) Degree
11 299 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
12 296 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
13 291 (16.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 287 (16.24%) Microsoft Office
15 276 (15.62%) Microsoft Project
16 272 (15.39%) Programme Management
17 238 (13.47%) Management Information System
18 234 (13.24%) Change Management
19 230 (13.02%) Decision-Making
20 221 (12.51%) Waterfall
21 200 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
22 197 (11.15%) Business Case
23 192 (10.87%) Coaching
24 189 (10.70%) SharePoint
25 185 (10.47%) Organisational Skills
26 169 (9.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
27 162 (9.17%) Scrum
28 158 (8.94%) Security Cleared
29 157 (8.89%) Mentoring
30 156 (8.83%) Risk Management

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
1 189 (10.70%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.21%) Confluence
3 13 (0.74%) MS Project Server
4 10 (0.57%) CMS
5 9 (0.51%) Appian
5 9 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (0.28%) IIS
7 4 (0.23%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.057%) Documentum
Applications
1 400 (22.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 291 (16.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 287 (16.24%) Microsoft Office
4 276 (15.62%) Microsoft Project
5 82 (4.64%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.40%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.057%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.79%) Primavera
2 12 (0.68%) Teamcenter
3 8 (0.45%) Changepoint
3 8 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.40%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.23%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.17%) Toggl
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.057%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.057%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 90 (5.09%) Microsoft 365
1 90 (5.09%) Power Platform
2 68 (3.85%) Azure
3 36 (2.04%) AWS
4 25 (1.41%) Azure DevOps
5 20 (1.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 19 (1.08%) SaaS
6 19 (1.08%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 17 (0.96%) Google Workspace
8 16 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (0.74%) OneDrive
10 12 (0.68%) IaaS
10 12 (0.68%) Smartsheet
11 10 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.57%) PaaS
12 9 (0.51%) ShareGate
12 9 (0.51%) Yammer
13 6 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.34%) Miro
14 5 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.41%) WAN
2 22 (1.25%) LAN
3 19 (1.08%) Broadband
4 11 (0.62%) DNS
5 9 (0.51%) DHCP
5 9 (0.51%) Intranet
5 9 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.51%) VLAN
6 7 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (0.34%) 3GPP
7 6 (0.34%) DVB
7 6 (0.34%) SAN
7 6 (0.34%) TDMA
7 6 (0.34%) VSAT
8 5 (0.28%) Internet
8 5 (0.28%) NAS
8 5 (0.28%) Skype
9 4 (0.23%) BGP
9 4 (0.23%) OSPF
9 4 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (4.36%) Power BI
2 21 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (0.79%) Tableau
6 10 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
7 7 (0.40%) Big Data
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
7 7 (0.40%) SQL Server
7 7 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.34%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (0.28%) DataStage
9 5 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.23%) GIS
10 4 (0.23%) MS Access
11 3 (0.17%) DTS
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 112 (6.34%) JIRA
2 28 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.17%) ERwin
4 3 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.11%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.11%) Gatling
5 2 (0.11%) GitLab
5 2 (0.11%) JMeter
5 2 (0.11%) JUnit
5 2 (0.11%) REST Assured
5 2 (0.11%) Selenium
5 2 (0.11%) TestNG
6 1 (0.057%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.057%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.057%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.057%) Visual Studio
General
1 807 (45.67%) Finance
2 684 (38.71%) Social Skills
3 296 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
4 185 (10.47%) Organisational Skills
5 169 (9.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 130 (7.36%) Retail
7 125 (7.07%) Presentation Skills
8 104 (5.89%) Banking
9 103 (5.83%) Legal
10 102 (5.77%) Law
11 98 (5.55%) Influencing Skills
12 88 (4.98%) Public Sector
13 76 (4.30%) Marketing
13 76 (4.30%) Telecoms
14 75 (4.24%) Police
15 52 (2.94%) Aviation
16 43 (2.43%) Games
17 36 (2.04%) Aerospace
17 36 (2.04%) Humanities
17 36 (2.04%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 442 (25.01%) Analyst
2 412 (23.32%) Project Manager
3 291 (16.47%) PMO Analyst
4 142 (8.04%) PMO Manager
5 124 (7.02%) IT Manager
6 120 (6.79%) Senior Manager
7 96 (5.43%) IT Project Manager
8 85 (4.81%) Coordinator
9 82 (4.64%) PMO Lead
10 75 (4.24%) Business Analyst
10 75 (4.24%) Graduate
11 74 (4.19%) Senior Project Manager
12 72 (4.07%) Senior PMO
13 58 (3.28%) Programme Manager
14 56 (3.17%) Portfolio Manager
15 53 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
16 49 (2.77%) Project Officer
16 49 (2.77%) Senior PMO Analyst
17 47 (2.66%) Support Officer
18 44 (2.49%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.13%) CORBA
2 19 (1.08%) Velocity
3 12 (0.68%) Middleware
4 10 (0.57%) .NET
5 9 (0.51%) Node.js
6 8 (0.45%) AngularJS
6 8 (0.45%) Express
7 6 (0.34%) EDI
8 3 (0.17%) React
8 3 (0.17%) Spring
9 2 (0.11%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.11%) Apache Camel
9 2 (0.11%) CSS
9 2 (0.11%) REST
10 1 (0.057%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.057%) COM
10 1 (0.057%) Flash
10 1 (0.057%) HTML
10 1 (0.057%) SOAP
10 1 (0.057%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 238 (13.47%) Management Information System
2 107 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (2.60%) PMI
4 41 (2.32%) Data Centre
5 25 (1.41%) Life Science
5 25 (1.41%) NHS
6 22 (1.25%) Cyberattack
6 22 (1.25%) Cybercrime
7 20 (1.13%) Analytical Mindset
8 16 (0.91%) Online Games
8 16 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 15 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
10 13 (0.74%) Sports Betting
11 11 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (0.62%) Legacy Systems
12 10 (0.57%) User Experience
13 9 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.51%) Social Media
14 8 (0.45%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (3.57%) Windows
2 34 (1.92%) Linux
3 17 (0.96%) Windows Server
4 12 (0.68%) Unix
5 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.057%) CentOS
6 1 (0.057%) VMS
6 1 (0.057%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.057%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,087 (61.52%) Project Management
2 674 (38.14%) Agile
3 512 (28.98%) Project Delivery
4 441 (24.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 428 (24.22%) PRINCE2
6 299 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
7 272 (15.39%) Programme Management
8 234 (13.24%) Change Management
9 230 (13.02%) Decision-Making
10 221 (12.51%) Waterfall
11 200 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 197 (11.15%) Business Case
13 192 (10.87%) Coaching
14 162 (9.17%) Scrum
15 157 (8.89%) Mentoring
16 156 (8.83%) Risk Management
17 155 (8.77%) Business Analysis
18 151 (8.55%) Portfolio Management
19 139 (7.87%) Project Planning
20 131 (7.41%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (3.74%) C
2 47 (2.66%) SQL
3 33 (1.87%) Java
4 29 (1.64%) Python
5 26 (1.47%) C++
6 20 (1.13%) Perl
7 11 (0.62%) PowerShell
8 9 (0.51%) VBA
9 7 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.28%) PHP
11 3 (0.17%) C#
11 3 (0.17%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.11%) RPG
12 2 (0.11%) VB
13 1 (0.057%) Bicep
13 1 (0.057%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.057%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 311 (17.60%) Degree
2 158 (8.94%) Security Cleared
3 128 (7.24%) SC Cleared
4 119 (6.73%) PMI Certification
5 111 (6.28%) PMP
6 64 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 40 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 34 (1.92%) DV Cleared
9 33 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
10 27 (1.53%) Master's Degree
11 25 (1.41%) APMP
12 19 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.74%) ISEB
15 10 (0.57%) DBS Check
16 9 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (0.51%) MBA
17 7 (0.40%) CISSP
18 6 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
19 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (7.41%) QA
2 49 (2.77%) Data Quality
3 47 (2.66%) P3O
4 28 (1.58%) GDPR
5 16 (0.91%) SLA
6 11 (0.62%) GRC
7 8 (0.45%) COBIT
8 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.23%) Accessibility
9 4 (0.23%) NIST
10 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.11%) COSO
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.057%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.057%) GPG13
12 1 (0.057%) PSD2
System Software
1 27 (1.53%) Docker
2 23 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (0.57%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.40%) Ansible
2 7 (0.40%) Puppet
3 5 (0.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 5 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.28%) WSUS
4 4 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.17%) MOM
5 3 (0.17%) Terraform
6 2 (0.11%) Autotask
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.057%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.057%) SCCM
Vendors
1 401 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 60 (3.40%) SAP
3 56 (3.17%) Oracle
4 42 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (2.04%) Google
6 20 (1.13%) Adobe
6 20 (1.13%) Capita
7 19 (1.08%) Planview
8 18 (1.02%) Citrix
8 18 (1.02%) Sun
9 17 (0.96%) Cisco
10 16 (0.91%) Cadence
10 16 (0.91%) NetApp
10 16 (0.91%) VMware
11 14 (0.79%) ServiceNow
12 13 (0.74%) IBM
13 10 (0.57%) QinetiQ
13 10 (0.57%) Workday
14 7 (0.40%) CheckPoint
15 6 (0.34%) Apple