Period
to 22 January 2022

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

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 370 430 359
Rank change year-on-year +60 -71 -87
Permanent jobs citing PMO 1,138 393 1,114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.62% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.67% 4.86% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 897 298 907
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,000 £37,550 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +0.78%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £81,734 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 20,064 8,085 16,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.57% 12.74% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12,305 6,047 12,934
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +46 961 £52,500 - 122
UK excluding London +56 673 £50,000 - 81
London -48 347 £55,000 - 46
Work from Home -16 284 £52,500 - 9
North of England -5 188 £50,000 +6.38% 16
South East -26 161 £55,000 -8.33% 20
Midlands -13 155 £52,500 +11.70% 23
West Midlands -20 118 £52,500 +7.01% 15
Yorkshire +4 102 £47,500 - 6
North West -35 74 £50,000 +21.95% 6
South West -15 56 £50,000 +45.99% 9
Scotland -29 48 £39,750 -20.50% 5
East Midlands -28 37 £53,750 +26.47% 8
Northern Ireland - 31 £30,000 - 2
East of England -72 26 £40,500 +30.65% 6
Wales -34 18 £41,064 +1.74%
North East -22 12 £70,000 -3.45% 4

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 649 (57.03%) Project Management
2 455 (39.98%) Agile Software Development
3 412 (36.20%) Finance
4 386 (33.92%) Social Skills
5 347 (30.49%) Project Delivery
6 246 (21.62%) PRINCE2
7 234 (20.56%) Microsoft
8 201 (17.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 162 (14.24%) Microsoft Excel
10 145 (12.74%) Waterfall
11 143 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
12 135 (11.86%) Change Management
13 128 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 123 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
15 118 (10.37%) Business Case
16 117 (10.28%) Programme Management
16 117 (10.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 112 (9.84%) Microsoft Project
18 105 (9.23%) Risk Management
18 105 (9.23%) Degree
19 104 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
20 95 (8.35%) Scrum
21 93 (8.17%) ITIL
21 93 (8.17%) Resource Management
22 92 (8.08%) Organisational Skills
23 90 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
24 89 (7.82%) Portfolio Management
25 82 (7.21%) SharePoint
25 82 (7.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 82 (7.21%) Coaching

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 82 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.67%) CMS
3 11 (0.97%) Confluence
3 11 (0.97%) IIS
4 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.35%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.088%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.088%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.088%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.088%) WebSphere
Applications
1 162 (14.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
3 117 (10.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 112 (9.84%) Microsoft Project
5 47 (4.13%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.44%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.088%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.088%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.088%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.53%) Workday HCM
3 5 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.35%) Primavera
5 3 (0.26%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.18%) Toggl
7 1 (0.088%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.088%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.088%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.088%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.088%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.088%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.27%) Azure
2 51 (4.48%) Microsoft 365
2 51 (4.48%) Power Platform
3 32 (2.81%) SaaS
4 23 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (1.32%) AWS
6 13 (1.14%) IaaS
7 10 (0.88%) Mavenlink
8 8 (0.70%) PaaS
9 5 (0.44%) Trello
10 4 (0.35%) GitHub
10 4 (0.35%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 4 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (0.35%) Serverless
10 4 (0.35%) ShareGate
10 4 (0.35%) Smartsheet
11 3 (0.26%) Google Sheets
11 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.64%) WAN
2 28 (2.46%) LAN
3 16 (1.41%) DNS
4 10 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.70%) DHCP
5 8 (0.70%) Network Security
6 7 (0.62%) Internet
6 7 (0.62%) VLAN
7 5 (0.44%) Firewall
7 5 (0.44%) Intranet
7 5 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.44%) Wireless
8 4 (0.35%) BGP
8 4 (0.35%) DMARC
8 4 (0.35%) OSPF
9 3 (0.26%) HTTP
9 3 (0.26%) LTE
9 3 (0.26%) Skype
9 3 (0.26%) SSH
9 3 (0.26%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
2 49 (4.31%) Power BI
3 23 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (0.79%) DTS
6 8 (0.70%) Data Lake
6 8 (0.70%) SQL Server
7 7 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.44%) Big Data
9 5 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
10 4 (0.35%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.35%) MySQL
10 4 (0.35%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (0.35%) Tableau
11 3 (0.26%) GIS
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 63 (5.54%) JIRA
2 5 (0.44%) SonarQube
3 4 (0.35%) Selenium
4 2 (0.18%) Katalon Studio
5 1 (0.088%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.088%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.088%) Gatling
5 1 (0.088%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.088%) GitLab
5 1 (0.088%) JMeter
5 1 (0.088%) JUnit
5 1 (0.088%) Postman
5 1 (0.088%) REST Assured
5 1 (0.088%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.088%) TestNG
General
1 412 (36.20%) Finance
2 386 (33.92%) Social Skills
3 143 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (8.08%) Organisational Skills
5 78 (6.85%) Retail
6 67 (5.89%) Presentation Skills
6 67 (5.89%) Public Sector
7 57 (5.01%) Legal
7 57 (5.01%) Telecoms
8 46 (4.04%) Influencing Skills
9 45 (3.95%) Manufacturing
10 43 (3.78%) Law
11 40 (3.51%) Banking
12 35 (3.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 24 (2.11%) Marketing
14 12 (1.05%) Games
15 9 (0.79%) Back Office
15 9 (0.79%) Local Government
16 8 (0.70%) Advertising
16 8 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 282 (24.78%) Project Manager
2 276 (24.25%) Analyst
3 157 (13.80%) PMO Analyst
4 111 (9.75%) IT Manager
5 92 (8.08%) PMO Manager
6 89 (7.82%) IT Project Manager
7 75 (6.59%) Senior Manager
8 67 (5.89%) Business Analyst
9 50 (4.39%) PMO Lead
9 50 (4.39%) Programme Manager
9 50 (4.39%) Senior Project Manager
10 45 (3.95%) Coordinator
11 34 (2.99%) Consultant
11 34 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
12 31 (2.72%) Junior
13 27 (2.37%) Senior PMO
14 25 (2.20%) Project Coordinator
15 24 (2.11%) IT Analyst
16 23 (2.02%) PMO Project Manager
16 23 (2.02%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.62%) .NET
2 4 (0.35%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.35%) Middleware
2 4 (0.35%) ServiceStack
3 3 (0.26%) CSS
3 3 (0.26%) EDI
4 2 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.18%) HTML
4 2 (0.18%) React
4 2 (0.18%) REST
4 2 (0.18%) Spring
5 1 (0.088%) ADO
5 1 (0.088%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.088%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.088%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.088%) jQuery
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.088%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.088%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.22%) Management Information System
2 37 (3.25%) PMI
2 37 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 27 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (1.58%) User Experience
6 15 (1.32%) Housing Association
7 14 (1.23%) NHS
8 13 (1.14%) FMCG
8 13 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.05%) N-Tier
10 10 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (0.70%) Life Science
12 7 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (0.62%) Clustering
13 6 (0.53%) Renewable Energy
13 6 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.44%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.44%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.72%) Windows
2 17 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 9 (0.79%) Linux
4 6 (0.53%) Android
4 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.35%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.088%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (57.03%) Project Management
2 455 (39.98%) Agile Software Development
3 347 (30.49%) Project Delivery
4 246 (21.62%) PRINCE2
5 201 (17.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 145 (12.74%) Waterfall
7 135 (11.86%) Change Management
8 128 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 118 (10.37%) Business Case
10 117 (10.28%) Programme Management
11 105 (9.23%) Risk Management
12 104 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
13 95 (8.35%) Scrum
14 93 (8.17%) ITIL
14 93 (8.17%) Resource Management
15 90 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
16 89 (7.82%) Portfolio Management
17 82 (7.21%) Coaching
17 82 (7.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 72 (6.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (3.60%) SQL
2 32 (2.81%) C
3 19 (1.67%) T-SQL
4 11 (0.97%) PowerShell
5 8 (0.70%) Java
6 4 (0.35%) C#
6 4 (0.35%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.35%) VBA
7 3 (0.26%) C++
8 2 (0.18%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.18%) Kotlin
8 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.18%) PHP
8 2 (0.18%) Python
9 1 (0.088%) Bash
9 1 (0.088%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (9.23%) Degree
2 76 (6.68%) PMI Certification
3 53 (4.66%) PMP
4 31 (2.72%) Security Cleared
5 30 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 25 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (1.93%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.49%) MBA
9 12 (1.05%) APMP
10 10 (0.88%) ISEB
11 9 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.79%) IIBA
12 5 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.26%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.18%) CISM
14 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.18%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.71%) QA
2 28 (2.46%) P3O
3 21 (1.85%) SLA
4 17 (1.49%) GDPR
5 14 (1.23%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.26%) HL7
6 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.18%) PSD2
8 1 (0.088%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.088%) GRC
8 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.088%) Docker
4 1 (0.088%) vCloud
4 1 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (0.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 11 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (0.62%) WSUS
3 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.53%) SCCM
4 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.18%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.18%) MOM
5 1 (0.088%) Ansible
5 1 (0.088%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.088%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.088%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.088%) Puppet
5 1 (0.088%) Terraform
5 1 (0.088%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 234 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 42 (3.69%) SAP
3 34 (2.99%) Adobe
4 29 (2.55%) Apple
5 13 (1.14%) Oracle
6 11 (0.97%) Cisco
7 9 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.79%) Workday
8 8 (0.70%) Citrix
8 8 (0.70%) Planview
8 8 (0.70%) ServiceNow
8 8 (0.70%) VMware
9 6 (0.53%) NetApp
10 5 (0.44%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.44%) Google
10 5 (0.44%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.35%) BT
12 3 (0.26%) Juniper
12 3 (0.26%) Pegasus
12 3 (0.26%) Sage