Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 316 290
Rank change year-on-year +55 -26 -44
Permanent jobs citing PMO 2,161 1,907 2,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.06% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.03% 8.45% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,566 1,431 1,759
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,900
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 21,538 22,576 24,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 12.52% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16,232 16,889 19,451
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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 +56 2,075 £50,000 +5.26% 233
UK excluding London +44 1,237 £45,000 +5.88% 168
London +59 881 £60,000 +9.09% 76
North of England +94 403 £44,500 +2.93% 59
South East +34 338 £50,000 +17.65% 32
North West +35 219 £45,000 +4.09% 29
Midlands -1 193 £48,088 +1.24% 34
Yorkshire +97 179 £40,000 -10.11% 26
West Midlands +30 144 £50,000 -4.76% 24
South West +41 126 £40,000 +11.11% 15
East of England -5 117 £44,000 -2.22% 17
Scotland +11 54 £40,000 -14.80% 6
East Midlands -4 49 £46,250 +2.78% 10
Wales -7 9 £42,500 +14.09% 5
North East -15 5 £43,750 -2.78% 4

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1,240 (57.38%) Project Management
2 936 (43.31%) Finance
3 637 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
4 567 (26.24%) PRINCE2
5 496 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 378 (17.49%) Microsoft
7 341 (15.78%) Microsoft Excel
8 324 (14.99%) Microsoft Project
8 324 (14.99%) Change Management
9 284 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
10 278 (12.86%) Programme Management
11 260 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
12 253 (11.71%) Risk Management
13 251 (11.61%) Microsoft Office
14 243 (11.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 224 (10.37%) Degree
16 209 (9.67%) Waterfall
17 203 (9.39%) SharePoint
18 192 (8.88%) Data Centre
19 173 (8.01%) Decision-Making
19 173 (8.01%) QA
20 172 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
21 163 (7.54%) Resource Management
22 161 (7.45%) PMI Certification
23 159 (7.36%) Portfolio Management
24 158 (7.31%) IT Strategy
25 155 (7.17%) Service Management
26 153 (7.08%) Change Control
27 149 (6.89%) Scrum
28 147 (6.80%) Business Analysis

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
1 203 (9.39%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.27%) Confluence
3 24 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 20 (0.93%) Skype for Business
5 16 (0.74%) IIS
6 9 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.28%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.19%) CMS
10 3 (0.14%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.14%) WordPress
11 2 (0.093%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.093%) Mule
11 2 (0.093%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.093%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.093%) WebSphere
Applications
1 341 (15.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 324 (14.99%) Microsoft Project
3 251 (11.61%) Microsoft Office
4 243 (11.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 132 (6.11%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.42%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 59 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.56%) Primavera
4 8 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.28%) CA PPM
5 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.093%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.093%) Workfront
8 1 (0.046%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.046%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (3.66%) SaaS
2 78 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (2.73%) Office 365
5 24 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
6 20 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.60%) IaaS
9 10 (0.46%) Slack
10 9 (0.42%) GitHub
10 9 (0.42%) Serverless
11 8 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.28%) Force.com
12 6 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 5 (0.23%) Basecamp
13 5 (0.23%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.23%) PaaS
14 4 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.14%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.85%) WAN
2 39 (1.80%) LAN
3 37 (1.71%) Wireless
4 33 (1.53%) SAN
5 31 (1.43%) Firewall
6 27 (1.25%) DNS
7 23 (1.06%) Internet
8 19 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (0.88%) Cisco Firepower
8 19 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
8 19 (0.88%) DHCP
8 19 (0.88%) Unified Communications
9 13 (0.60%) VLAN
9 13 (0.60%) VPN
10 12 (0.56%) Network Security
11 11 (0.51%) Intranet
11 11 (0.51%) VoIP
12 10 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (0.37%) SSH
14 7 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (1.53%) SQL Server
4 28 (1.30%) Big Data
5 18 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.42%) Power BI
8 9 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.37%) GIS
10 5 (0.23%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.23%) DB2
10 5 (0.23%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.19%) MySQL
11 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 89 (4.12%) JIRA
2 17 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 15 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (0.60%) Cucumber
4 13 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.37%) JMeter
5 8 (0.37%) Mocha
6 7 (0.32%) RequisitePro
6 7 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.28%) CF BOSH
8 5 (0.23%) Maven
8 5 (0.23%) Protractor
8 5 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.19%) CocoaPods
9 4 (0.19%) Hudson
9 4 (0.19%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.19%) Xcode
10 3 (0.14%) gulp
10 3 (0.14%) webpack
General
1 936 (43.31%) Finance
2 138 (6.39%) Retail
3 134 (6.20%) Banking
4 83 (3.84%) Marketing
5 62 (2.87%) Law
6 54 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 52 (2.41%) Legal
8 48 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.43%) Back Office
11 22 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (0.93%) Advertising
14 18 (0.83%) Billing
14 18 (0.83%) Publishing
15 16 (0.74%) Front Office
16 12 (0.56%) Electronics
17 10 (0.46%) German Language
17 10 (0.46%) Local Government
18 8 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 459 (21.24%) Analyst
2 451 (20.87%) Project Manager
3 269 (12.45%) PMO Analyst
4 227 (10.50%) PMO Manager
5 157 (7.27%) IT Manager
6 137 (6.34%) Business Analyst
7 110 (5.09%) Consultant
7 110 (5.09%) PMO Lead
7 110 (5.09%) Senior Manager
8 97 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
9 93 (4.30%) IT Project Manager
10 81 (3.75%) Programme Manager
11 75 (3.47%) Coordinator
12 60 (2.78%) IT Engineer
13 59 (2.73%) Senior PMO
14 56 (2.59%) PMO Project Manager
15 54 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
16 52 (2.41%) Project Officer
17 50 (2.31%) Junior
18 48 (2.22%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (6.11%) Middleware
2 33 (1.53%) .NET
3 29 (1.34%) Web Services
4 13 (0.60%) HTML
4 13 (0.60%) Node.js
4 13 (0.60%) Spring
5 11 (0.51%) AngularJS
6 10 (0.46%) WCF
7 9 (0.42%) REST
8 8 (0.37%) J2EE
8 8 (0.37%) JSON
9 7 (0.32%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.32%) Java EE
9 7 (0.32%) XML
10 6 (0.28%) CGI
10 6 (0.28%) CSS
10 6 (0.28%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (0.28%) SOAP
11 5 (0.23%) HTML5
11 5 (0.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 284 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (8.88%) Data Centre
3 116 (5.37%) Management Information System
4 80 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 78 (3.61%) PMI
6 60 (2.78%) NHS
7 44 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 26 (1.20%) Hedge funds
9 25 (1.16%) Fintech
10 20 (0.93%) User Experience
11 19 (0.88%) Virtual Team
12 18 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 18 (0.83%) Smart Meter
13 17 (0.79%) Driving Licence
14 15 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (0.46%) Reinsurance
16 9 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
17 8 (0.37%) Clustering
17 8 (0.37%) iSeries
17 8 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (3.98%) Windows
2 37 (1.71%) Linux
3 36 (1.67%) Windows Server
4 26 (1.20%) Unix
5 21 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (0.65%) pSOS
6 14 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.60%) zOS
8 12 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.37%) Android
10 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.23%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.19%) Solaris
12 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.14%) AIX
14 2 (0.093%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.093%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.093%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,240 (57.38%) Project Management
2 637 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
3 567 (26.24%) PRINCE2
4 496 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 324 (14.99%) Change Management
6 278 (12.86%) Programme Management
7 260 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
8 253 (11.71%) Risk Management
9 209 (9.67%) Waterfall
10 173 (8.01%) Decision-Making
11 172 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 163 (7.54%) Resource Management
13 159 (7.36%) Portfolio Management
14 158 (7.31%) IT Strategy
15 155 (7.17%) Service Management
16 153 (7.08%) Change Control
17 149 (6.89%) Scrum
18 147 (6.80%) Business Analysis
19 145 (6.71%) Line Management
20 142 (6.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 87 (4.03%) SQL
2 40 (1.85%) C
3 37 (1.71%) Java
4 25 (1.16%) C#
4 25 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 15 (0.69%) X++
6 14 (0.65%) T-SQL
7 11 (0.51%) Python
7 11 (0.51%) TypeScript
8 10 (0.46%) Scala
9 8 (0.37%) Java 8
9 8 (0.37%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.37%) Ruby
10 6 (0.28%) Perl
10 6 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.23%) VB
11 5 (0.23%) VBScript
12 4 (0.19%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.19%) JCL
12 4 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 224 (10.37%) Degree
2 161 (7.45%) PMI Certification
3 137 (6.34%) PMP
4 93 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 66 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 47 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 37 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (1.62%) CCNP
9 33 (1.53%) APMP
10 32 (1.48%) SC Cleared
11 31 (1.43%) CCNA
12 28 (1.30%) ISEB
13 24 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (0.69%) MCSE
15 14 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.51%) APMG
17 10 (0.46%) CIMA
18 9 (0.42%) IIBA
18 9 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 8 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (8.01%) QA
2 41 (1.90%) GDPR
2 41 (1.90%) SLA
3 35 (1.62%) P3O
4 20 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.74%) PMBOK
6 12 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.28%) GAMP
8 6 (0.28%) GxP
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.14%) FedRAMP
10 3 (0.14%) GAAP
11 2 (0.093%) COBIT
11 2 (0.093%) IFRS
11 2 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.046%) DICOM
12 1 (0.046%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.046%) HL7
12 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.74%) Docker
5 8 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.23%) vSphere
7 4 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.14%) GPFS
8 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.046%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.046%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (0.88%) Stealthwatch
2 11 (0.51%) Ansible
2 11 (0.51%) Kubernetes
3 10 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.28%) Puppet
5 6 (0.28%) SCCM
6 5 (0.23%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.23%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (0.23%) Nessus
6 5 (0.23%) WSUS
7 2 (0.093%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.093%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.093%) NetApp OnCommand
7 2 (0.093%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.093%) OpenVAS
7 2 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.093%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 378 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 63 (2.92%) Cisco
3 61 (2.82%) SAP
4 55 (2.55%) VMware
5 37 (1.71%) CheckPoint
6 36 (1.67%) Juniper
7 31 (1.43%) IBM
7 31 (1.43%) Oracle
8 30 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (1.25%) Google
10 21 (0.97%) NetApp
11 20 (0.93%) Palo Alto
12 19 (0.88%) HP
12 19 (0.88%) IronPort
12 19 (0.88%) Meraki
13 18 (0.83%) Citrix
14 16 (0.74%) CA
15 15 (0.69%) Avaya
15 15 (0.69%) EMC
16 12 (0.56%) Planview