Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 308 272 331
Rank change year-on-year -36 +59 -45
Permanent jobs citing PMO 1,469 2,065 1,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 1.24% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.94% 9.44% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,141 1,519 1,295
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -5.56%

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 18,506 21,885 21,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 13.14% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13,669 16,628 16,149
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for PMO in the UK

PMO
Top 15 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 September 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 -30 1,394 £50,000 - 153
UK excluding London -19 888 £44,000 -2.22% 141
London -36 534 £60,000 - 23
South East +33 326 £50,000 - 25
North of England -54 230 £37,500 -15.73% 49
Midlands -29 137 £43,750 -7.89% 35
North West -20 128 £42,500 -5.56% 33
South West -17 95 £35,000 -11.39% 6
Yorkshire -44 89 £27,500 -31.25% 16
West Midlands -20 86 £45,000 -10.00% 14
East of England -12 60 £50,000 +11.11% 15
East Midlands +5 51 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Scotland -25 24 £48,750 +8.33% 9
Wales +10 16 £33,250 -26.11% 1
North East +26 13 £35,000 -17.65%

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 759 (51.67%) Project Management
2 641 (43.64%) Finance
3 479 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 426 (29.00%) PRINCE2
5 376 (25.60%) Project Delivery
6 260 (17.70%) Microsoft
7 240 (16.34%) Microsoft Excel
8 227 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 211 (14.36%) Change Management
10 197 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
11 190 (12.93%) Degree
12 189 (12.87%) Microsoft Project
13 182 (12.39%) Programme Management
14 170 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
15 168 (11.44%) Microsoft Office
16 147 (10.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 138 (9.39%) Waterfall
18 132 (8.99%) Risk Management
19 128 (8.71%) QA
20 127 (8.65%) Portfolio Management
21 121 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
21 121 (8.24%) PMI Certification
22 119 (8.10%) Project Planning
22 119 (8.10%) Public Sector
23 113 (7.69%) Decision-Making
24 111 (7.56%) Management Information System
25 102 (6.94%) Business Analysis
26 101 (6.88%) Resource Management
27 100 (6.81%) Mentoring
28 94 (6.40%) PMP

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 89 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.36%) Confluence
3 12 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.41%) Moodle
4 6 (0.41%) MS Project Server
5 5 (0.34%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.14%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.14%) IIS
7 2 (0.14%) SAS
7 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.068%) Apache
8 1 (0.068%) CMS
Applications
1 240 (16.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 189 (12.87%) Microsoft Project
3 168 (11.44%) Microsoft Office
4 147 (10.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 94 (6.40%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.75%) Open Workbench
7 10 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.20%) SPSS
9 2 (0.14%) HipChat
10 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.34%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.27%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 4 (0.27%) SAP MDG
7 3 (0.20%) Lawson
7 3 (0.20%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.14%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.068%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.068%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.49%) Azure
2 51 (3.47%) Office 365
3 34 (2.31%) AWS
4 26 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (1.36%) SaaS
6 13 (0.88%) Power Platform
7 11 (0.75%) FinancialForce
8 7 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.48%) Trello
9 6 (0.41%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.34%) GCP
10 5 (0.34%) NuGet
11 4 (0.27%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.20%) G Suite
12 3 (0.20%) IaaS
13 2 (0.14%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.14%) PaaS
14 1 (0.068%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.068%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
1 19 (1.29%) iSCSI
1 19 (1.29%) SAN
2 18 (1.23%) WAN
3 17 (1.16%) LAN
4 14 (0.95%) FCoE
4 14 (0.95%) Software-Defined Networking
4 14 (0.95%) VSAN
5 12 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (0.75%) MPLS
6 11 (0.75%) Wireless
7 8 (0.54%) Firewall
8 7 (0.48%) DHCP
8 7 (0.48%) DNS
8 7 (0.48%) Skype
8 7 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.41%) Intranet
10 5 (0.34%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.27%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (0.88%) Power BI
4 12 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (0.75%) SAP HANA
6 8 (0.54%) Big Data
7 6 (0.41%) QlikView
7 6 (0.41%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.27%) MySQL
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.14%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.14%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 77 (5.24%) JIRA
2 10 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 641 (43.64%) Finance
2 119 (8.10%) Public Sector
3 92 (6.26%) Retail
4 87 (5.92%) Banking
5 78 (5.31%) Law
6 59 (4.02%) Legal
7 57 (3.88%) Telecoms
8 44 (3.00%) Local Government
9 34 (2.31%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.97%) Back Office
11 26 (1.77%) Marketing
12 23 (1.57%) Police
13 18 (1.23%) Publishing
14 12 (0.82%) Fire and Rescue
15 11 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.54%) Automotive
17 7 (0.48%) Billing
17 7 (0.48%) Games
17 7 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 334 (22.74%) Project Manager
2 288 (19.61%) Analyst
3 191 (13.00%) PMO Analyst
4 150 (10.21%) PMO Manager
5 113 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 110 (7.49%) IT Manager
7 85 (5.79%) Senior Project Manager
8 82 (5.58%) Consultant
9 67 (4.56%) Coordinator
9 67 (4.56%) IT Project Manager
10 64 (4.36%) PMO Lead
11 60 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
12 54 (3.68%) Project Coordinator
13 51 (3.47%) Business Analyst
13 51 (3.47%) Programme Manager
14 39 (2.65%) Junior
14 39 (2.65%) Senior PMO
15 38 (2.59%) Head of PMO
16 36 (2.45%) Project Officer
17 35 (2.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.45%) .NET
2 31 (2.11%) Web Services
3 16 (1.09%) HTML
4 12 (0.82%) Flash
5 11 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 10 (0.68%) CSS
7 9 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (0.61%) XML
8 8 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.48%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.48%) J2EE
10 6 (0.41%) Middleware
11 5 (0.34%) HTML5
11 5 (0.34%) Ninject
11 5 (0.34%) OpenMP
11 5 (0.34%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (0.27%) Velocity
13 3 (0.20%) Angular 2
13 3 (0.20%) LDAP
13 3 (0.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 197 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 66 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 55 (3.74%) PMI
4 55 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (1.91%) NHS
6 22 (1.50%) User Experience
7 20 (1.36%) Virtual Team
8 15 (1.02%) Equities
9 14 (0.95%) Replication
10 12 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.82%) Fixed Income
10 12 (0.82%) FlexPod
10 12 (0.82%) Public Cloud
11 11 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.68%) CCTV
12 10 (0.68%) Life Science
13 9 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.48%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 36 (2.45%) Windows
2 21 (1.43%) Windows 10
3 12 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
4 9 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.34%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.20%) Android
8 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.14%) zOS
10 1 (0.068%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.068%) Linux
10 1 (0.068%) Unix
10 1 (0.068%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (51.67%) Project Management
2 479 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 426 (29.00%) PRINCE2
4 376 (25.60%) Project Delivery
5 227 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 211 (14.36%) Change Management
7 182 (12.39%) Programme Management
8 170 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
9 138 (9.39%) Waterfall
10 132 (8.99%) Risk Management
11 127 (8.65%) Portfolio Management
12 121 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 119 (8.10%) Project Planning
14 113 (7.69%) Decision-Making
15 102 (6.94%) Business Analysis
16 101 (6.88%) Resource Management
17 100 (6.81%) Mentoring
18 94 (6.40%) ITIL
19 88 (5.99%) Coaching
19 88 (5.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (4.22%) C
2 45 (3.06%) SQL
3 19 (1.29%) C#
4 14 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (0.82%) Java
6 9 (0.61%) PowerShell
7 8 (0.54%) PHP
7 8 (0.54%) Python
7 8 (0.54%) T-SQL
8 7 (0.48%) C++
8 7 (0.48%) VBA
8 7 (0.48%) X++
9 6 (0.41%) R
10 5 (0.34%) Fortran
10 5 (0.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.14%) JCL
11 2 (0.14%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.14%) Ruby
11 2 (0.14%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 190 (12.93%) Degree
2 121 (8.24%) PMI Certification
3 94 (6.40%) PMP
4 59 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 52 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 50 (3.40%) Security Cleared
7 36 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (1.57%) CCNA
9 21 (1.43%) APMP
10 20 (1.36%) CCNP
11 19 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (1.16%) SC Cleared
13 16 (1.09%) ISEB
14 13 (0.88%) MCSE
15 12 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
17 8 (0.54%) AWS Certification
17 8 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (0.48%) CCIE
19 6 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (8.71%) QA
2 44 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 34 (2.31%) ISO 22301
5 27 (1.84%) P3O
6 16 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 16 (1.09%) SLA
7 10 (0.68%) GDPR
8 6 (0.41%) NIST
9 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.14%) EMIR
10 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.068%) COBIT
11 1 (0.068%) GAAP
11 1 (0.068%) IFRS
11 1 (0.068%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 42 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.29%) NFS
5 14 (0.95%) VMware NSX
6 13 (0.88%) vSphere
7 9 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.61%) XenApp
8 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.068%) Docker
9 1 (0.068%) IAG
Systems Management
1 18 (1.23%) SCCM
2 13 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (0.61%) AppDNA
4 6 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.14%) SCOM
5 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.068%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.068%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.068%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.068%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 260 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 84 (5.72%) SAP
3 59 (4.02%) VMware
4 40 (2.72%) Cisco
5 31 (2.11%) HP
5 31 (2.11%) Oracle
6 26 (1.77%) Capita
6 26 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (1.70%) Citrix
8 23 (1.57%) NetApp
9 19 (1.29%) Google
10 14 (0.95%) Veeam
11 11 (0.75%) F5
12 10 (0.68%) Tableau
13 9 (0.61%) 3PAR
13 9 (0.61%) EMC
13 9 (0.61%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.34%) Intel
14 5 (0.34%) JD Edwards
14 5 (0.34%) Sage