Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 299 279
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20 -30
Permanent jobs citing PMO 2,142 1,895 2,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.11% 1.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.30% 9.11% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,706 1,504 2,017
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £27,539 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +1.16%

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 23,037 20,802 26,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.99% 12.15% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17,871 16,452 21,325
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,350 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.52% -5.06% +6.25%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018. 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 +27 2,011 £50,000 +5.26% 164
UK excluding London +12 1,306 £45,000 +5.88% 121
London +17 789 £55,000 - 53
North of England +42 367 £43,000 +1.18% 30
South East -10 337 £47,500 +11.76% 23
Midlands +4 252 £45,000 - 29
North West +85 232 £43,000 +1.18% 12
East of England +17 159 £52,500 - 15
West Midlands -31 151 £55,000 +15.79% 16
Yorkshire -17 119 £50,000 +25.00% 17
East Midlands +50 101 £42,500 - 13
South West +12 97 £45,000 +16.88% 14
Scotland -5 74 £44,250 +19.59% 8
Wales +15 21 £45,000 -13.73% 1
North East -12 16 £29,750 -32.00% 1
Northern Ireland -6 2 £42,500 +41.67%

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 1,043 (48.69%) Project Management
2 858 (40.06%) Finance
3 598 (27.92%) PRINCE2
4 513 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
5 435 (20.31%) Microsoft
6 421 (19.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 360 (16.81%) Programme Management
8 310 (14.47%) Microsoft Excel
9 262 (12.23%) Microsoft Project
10 247 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
11 239 (11.16%) Microsoft Office
12 233 (10.88%) Change Management
13 212 (9.90%) Waterfall
14 211 (9.85%) Degree
15 197 (9.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 185 (8.64%) Retail
17 178 (8.31%) Business Analysis
17 178 (8.31%) Portfolio Management
18 171 (7.98%) Risk Management
19 169 (7.89%) Project Governance
19 169 (7.89%) Project Planning
19 169 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
20 168 (7.84%) ITIL
21 164 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
22 149 (6.96%) Change Control
23 146 (6.82%) SQL
24 144 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
25 136 (6.35%) Marketing
26 130 (6.07%) Banking
27 129 (6.02%) Line 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
1 115 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.21%) Skype for Business
3 16 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 14 (0.65%) Confluence
4 14 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (0.61%) MS Project Server
6 11 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.37%) CMS
8 7 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.23%) Apache
9 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.14%) WordPress
11 2 (0.093%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.093%) SAS
12 1 (0.047%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.047%) IIS
12 1 (0.047%) Smallworld
Applications
1 310 (14.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 262 (12.23%) Microsoft Project
3 239 (11.16%) Microsoft Office
4 197 (9.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 118 (5.51%) MS Visio
6 37 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.093%) Maya
9 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 109 (5.09%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (0.89%) Dynamics SL
3 17 (0.79%) CA PPM
4 13 (0.61%) Primavera
5 12 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.33%) SAP WM
7 6 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.28%) SAP MM
8 5 (0.23%) SAP PM
8 5 (0.23%) SAP PP
8 5 (0.23%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 4 (0.19%) Maximo
9 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.19%) Workfront
10 2 (0.093%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.27%) Dynamics 365
2 51 (2.38%) Office 365
3 46 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.96%) SaaS
5 27 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.51%) IaaS
7 10 (0.47%) Trello
8 9 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.28%) PaaS
10 4 (0.19%) Force.com
10 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.14%) Firebase
11 3 (0.14%) G Suite
12 1 (0.047%) Boomi
12 1 (0.047%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.047%) npm
12 1 (0.047%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.57%) Network Security
2 43 (2.01%) Firewall
3 39 (1.82%) WAN
4 35 (1.63%) LAN
4 35 (1.63%) Wireless
5 27 (1.26%) SAN
6 26 (1.21%) Cisco ISE
7 25 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (1.17%) Cisco Firepower
7 25 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
7 25 (1.17%) Sourcefire
8 24 (1.12%) Skype
9 21 (0.98%) DHCP
9 21 (0.98%) DNS
10 15 (0.70%) Intranet
11 14 (0.65%) Broadband
12 13 (0.61%) TCP/IP
12 13 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (0.56%) VPN
14 11 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 66 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (2.05%) SQL Server
4 13 (0.61%) Blockchain
4 13 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (0.61%) Power BI
5 10 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (0.42%) Big Data
7 8 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.28%) GIS
9 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.23%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.19%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.19%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 7
12 3 (0.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 79 (3.69%) JIRA
2 6 (0.28%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.14%) Android Studio
5 3 (0.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.14%) git-flow
5 3 (0.14%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.14%) JUnit
5 3 (0.14%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.14%) Xcode
6 2 (0.093%) ERwin
6 2 (0.093%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.093%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.093%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.093%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.047%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.047%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.047%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 858 (40.06%) Finance
2 185 (8.64%) Retail
3 136 (6.35%) Marketing
4 130 (6.07%) Banking
5 95 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 76 (3.55%) Legal
7 75 (3.50%) Law
8 53 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 29 (1.35%) Advertising
11 21 (0.98%) Billing
12 16 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.65%) Games
13 14 (0.65%) Publishing
14 13 (0.61%) Back Office
15 10 (0.47%) Automotive
16 8 (0.37%) French Language
16 8 (0.37%) Front Office
17 7 (0.33%) Military
17 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 531 (24.79%) Analyst
2 403 (18.81%) Project Manager
3 304 (14.19%) PMO Analyst
4 217 (10.13%) PMO Manager
5 168 (7.84%) Consultant
6 155 (7.24%) IT Manager
7 134 (6.26%) Business Analyst
8 96 (4.48%) Coordinator
9 83 (3.87%) IT Project Manager
9 83 (3.87%) Junior
10 78 (3.64%) Senior Manager
11 76 (3.55%) Programme Manager
12 74 (3.45%) Dynamics AX Consultant
13 69 (3.22%) PMO Lead
14 67 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
15 64 (2.99%) Head of PMO
15 64 (2.99%) Project Analyst
16 54 (2.52%) Functional Consultant
16 54 (2.52%) Senior Project Manager
17 53 (2.47%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (3.50%) .NET
2 40 (1.87%) Middleware
3 30 (1.40%) .NET Framework
4 19 (0.89%) Web Services
5 16 (0.75%) JSON
6 15 (0.70%) AngularJS
7 12 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 12 (0.56%) CSS
7 12 (0.56%) WCF
8 10 (0.47%) HTML
9 8 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (0.37%) Flash
9 8 (0.37%) Node.js
9 8 (0.37%) XML
10 7 (0.33%) REST
11 6 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.28%) React
11 6 (0.28%) SailPoint
11 6 (0.28%) WinForms
12 5 (0.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 247 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 81 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
4 72 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 66 (3.08%) NHS
6 64 (2.99%) PMI
7 42 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 32 (1.49%) Virtual Team
9 25 (1.17%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.12%) User Experience
11 23 (1.07%) Mobile App
12 17 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.70%) FMCG
15 14 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.56%) Fintech
16 12 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
17 11 (0.51%) Data Structures
18 9 (0.42%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 108 (5.04%) Windows
2 41 (1.91%) Linux
3 25 (1.17%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.07%) Windows 10
5 15 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 15 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (0.65%) Unix
6 14 (0.65%) Windows 8
6 14 (0.65%) Windows XP
7 11 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.37%) Android
11 6 (0.28%) VMS
12 5 (0.23%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.19%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.093%) CentOS
16 1 (0.047%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,043 (48.69%) Project Management
2 598 (27.92%) PRINCE2
3 513 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
4 421 (19.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 360 (16.81%) Programme Management
6 233 (10.88%) Change Management
7 212 (9.90%) Waterfall
8 178 (8.31%) Business Analysis
8 178 (8.31%) Portfolio Management
9 171 (7.98%) Risk Management
10 169 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
10 169 (7.89%) Project Governance
10 169 (7.89%) Project Planning
11 168 (7.84%) ITIL
12 164 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
13 149 (6.96%) Change Control
14 144 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
15 129 (6.02%) Line Management
16 125 (5.84%) Resource Management
17 121 (5.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 146 (6.82%) SQL
2 47 (2.19%) Java
3 40 (1.87%) C#
4 37 (1.73%) C
5 33 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 24 (1.12%) X++
7 16 (0.75%) VB
8 15 (0.70%) T-SQL
9 12 (0.56%) VBA
10 11 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.37%) C++
11 8 (0.37%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.33%) Python
13 6 (0.28%) VB6
14 5 (0.23%) Smalltalk
15 4 (0.19%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.14%) Java 8
16 3 (0.14%) XAML
17 2 (0.093%) PHP
17 2 (0.093%) Scala
Qualifications
1 211 (9.85%) Degree
2 112 (5.23%) PMI Certification
3 95 (4.44%) PMP
4 78 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 64 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 63 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 53 (2.47%) APMP
8 48 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (1.63%) CISSP
11 34 (1.59%) CISM
12 33 (1.54%) CCNP
13 32 (1.49%) SC Cleared
14 25 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (0.79%) ISEB
17 16 (0.75%) MCSE
18 15 (0.70%) MCSA
19 13 (0.61%) CCNA
19 13 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.51%) QA
2 50 (2.33%) SLA
3 31 (1.45%) P3O
4 18 (0.84%) GDPR
5 13 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.47%) PMBOK
8 8 (0.37%) COBIT
8 8 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.23%) PSD2
11 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.093%) COSO
12 2 (0.093%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.093%) MiFID
13 1 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.047%) EMIR
13 1 (0.047%) GPG13
13 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.047%) Solvency II
System Software
1 79 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 47 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.98%) XenApp
4 10 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.093%) Docker
6 2 (0.093%) vSphere
7 1 (0.047%) GPFS
7 1 (0.047%) NFS
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (0.65%) SCCM
2 10 (0.47%) HP ALM
3 6 (0.28%) CSIRT
4 4 (0.19%) CASB
5 3 (0.14%) SCOM
5 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.093%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.093%) Marathon
6 2 (0.093%) Mesos
6 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.093%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.047%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.047%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.047%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.047%) MOM
7 1 (0.047%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.047%) WMI
7 1 (0.047%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 435 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 70 (3.27%) SAP
3 67 (3.13%) Cisco
4 62 (2.89%) Oracle
4 62 (2.89%) VMware
5 43 (2.01%) HP
6 40 (1.87%) Citrix
7 35 (1.63%) CheckPoint
7 35 (1.63%) Juniper
8 30 (1.40%) Capita
9 29 (1.35%) Palo Alto
10 24 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.07%) IBM
12 19 (0.89%) Planview
13 12 (0.56%) Dell
13 12 (0.56%) Google
14 11 (0.51%) JD Edwards
15 10 (0.47%) NetApp
16 9 (0.42%) Avaya
16 9 (0.42%) Veeam