Period
to 22 January 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 428 351 266
Rank change year-on-year -77 -85 +43
Permanent jobs citing PMO 394 1,113 2,042
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.88% 1.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.12% 7.03% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 344 969 1,633
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,095
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.78% +4.19%
10th Percentile £29,150 £30,000 £30,755
90th Percentile £75,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 7,689 15,837 21,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.01% 12.56% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,698 12,317 15,650
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.50%

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 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 -80 370 £52,500 - 57
UK excluding London -26 249 £50,000 +5.26% 34
London -27 136 £55,000 -5.98% 22
South East +20 80 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Midlands +26 67 £49,059 -6.55% 8
Work from Home -69 59 £52,500 +10.53% 11
West Midlands +32 58 £49,118 -8.62% 6
North of England +18 56 £47,500 +11.76% 8
North West +45 30 £41,000 -4.37% 8
South West +51 24 £34,250 -11.90% 5
Yorkshire +11 21 £47,500 +3.26%
Scotland +40 12 £50,000 -3.04%
East Midlands +33 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +50 5 £41,750 -4.13% 5
Wales +38 5 £40,361 -8.17%
North East +19 5 £72,500 +102.80%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 190 (48.22%) Project Management
2 167 (42.39%) Finance
3 120 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (25.13%) Project Delivery
5 84 (21.32%) PRINCE2
6 73 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (15.74%) Microsoft Excel
8 61 (15.48%) Change Management
9 55 (13.96%) Problem-Solving
10 46 (11.68%) JIRA
11 45 (11.42%) Microsoft Project
12 42 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (9.90%) ERP
13 39 (9.90%) Programme Management
14 37 (9.39%) Portfolio Management
15 35 (8.88%) Business Case
16 33 (8.38%) Degree
16 33 (8.38%) Waterfall
16 33 (8.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 33 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
17 31 (7.87%) Resource Management
18 29 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
18 29 (7.36%) Analytics
18 29 (7.36%) Microsoft
19 28 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (7.11%) Project Planning
20 27 (6.85%) Azure
20 27 (6.85%) Retail
20 27 (6.85%) Risk Management
21 26 (6.60%) DevOps

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 16 (4.06%) Confluence
2 13 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.76%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 62 (15.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (11.42%) Microsoft Project
3 33 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (8.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (3.81%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.76%) Primavera
2 3 (0.76%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.85%) Azure
2 14 (3.55%) IaaS
2 14 (3.55%) Power Platform
3 13 (3.30%) Office 365
3 13 (3.30%) PaaS
4 10 (2.54%) SaaS
5 3 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.51%) AWS
6 2 (0.51%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.51%) Trello
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.79%) WAN
2 6 (1.52%) Firewall
2 6 (1.52%) Intranet
2 6 (1.52%) WLAN
3 4 (1.02%) DNS
3 4 (1.02%) Skype
3 4 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.76%) DHCP
4 3 (0.76%) Internet
4 3 (0.76%) LAN
5 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.51%) SNMP
5 2 (0.51%) VSAN
6 1 (0.25%) 5G
6 1 (0.25%) Network Security
6 1 (0.25%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.55%) Power BI
3 6 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.52%) Tableau
4 4 (1.02%) Big Data
4 4 (1.02%) GIS
4 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.25%) HBase
7 1 (0.25%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 46 (11.68%) JIRA
2 14 (3.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.51%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.51%) Postman
4 2 (0.51%) Selenium
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.51%) Subversion
4 2 (0.51%) Toad
4 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.25%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.25%) ERwin
5 1 (0.25%) JUnit
5 1 (0.25%) VersionOne
General
1 167 (42.39%) Finance
2 27 (6.85%) Retail
3 24 (6.09%) Public Sector
4 13 (3.30%) Banking
4 13 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.05%) Legal
5 12 (3.05%) Marketing
5 12 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.03%) Law
7 5 (1.27%) Electronics
7 5 (1.27%) Publishing
8 4 (1.02%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.02%) Czech Language
9 3 (0.76%) Back Office
9 3 (0.76%) Front Office
9 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Local Government
10 2 (0.51%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (22.59%) Project Manager
2 81 (20.56%) Analyst
3 46 (11.68%) PMO Analyst
4 24 (6.09%) IT Manager
5 20 (5.08%) Project Officer
6 18 (4.57%) PMO Manager
7 17 (4.31%) Consultant
7 17 (4.31%) Coordinator
7 17 (4.31%) IT Analyst
8 15 (3.81%) Business Analyst
8 15 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (3.55%) PMO Lead
10 13 (3.30%) PMO Coordinator
11 12 (3.05%) IT Project Manager
11 12 (3.05%) Project Coordinator
12 11 (2.79%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (2.79%) Senior PMO
13 10 (2.54%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 10 (2.54%) Azure Engineer
13 10 (2.54%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.27%) XML
2 3 (0.76%) HTML
2 3 (0.76%) JSON
3 2 (0.51%) CGI
3 2 (0.51%) COM
3 2 (0.51%) SAML
3 2 (0.51%) Velocity
3 2 (0.51%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) .NET
4 1 (0.25%) CSS
4 1 (0.25%) Java EE
4 1 (0.25%) REST
4 1 (0.25%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (1.78%) User Experience
4 6 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.52%) NHS
4 6 (1.52%) PMI
5 5 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.02%) FMCG
7 3 (0.76%) EPoS
7 3 (0.76%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.76%) Life Science
7 3 (0.76%) Reinsurance
7 3 (0.76%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.51%) Blog
8 2 (0.51%) Contract for Difference
8 2 (0.51%) Equities
8 2 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.06%) Windows
2 7 (1.78%) Linux
3 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
4 4 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.51%) Android
5 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (48.22%) Project Management
2 120 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (25.13%) Project Delivery
4 84 (21.32%) PRINCE2
5 73 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (15.48%) Change Management
7 55 (13.96%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (9.90%) ERP
8 39 (9.90%) Programme Management
9 37 (9.39%) Portfolio Management
10 35 (8.88%) Business Case
11 33 (8.38%) Waterfall
12 31 (7.87%) Resource Management
13 29 (7.36%) Analytics
13 29 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (7.11%) Project Planning
15 27 (6.85%) Risk Management
16 26 (6.60%) DevOps
17 25 (6.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.33%) Python
2 12 (3.05%) Perl
2 12 (3.05%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.79%) SQL
4 9 (2.28%) Java
5 7 (1.78%) C
6 5 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.76%) C++
7 3 (0.76%) PHP
7 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.51%) C#
8 2 (0.51%) XPath
8 2 (0.51%) XQuery
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (8.38%) Degree
2 17 (4.31%) PMP
3 15 (3.81%) PMI Certification
4 13 (3.30%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.79%) ISEB
5 11 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.03%) APMP
6 8 (2.03%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.27%) APMG
9 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.51%) CCNP
11 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.51%) IIBA
11 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.25%) CIMA
12 1 (0.25%) HND
12 1 (0.25%) MBA
12 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.57%) QA
2 10 (2.54%) SLA
3 8 (2.03%) P3O
4 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.51%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (2.79%) Hyper-V
2 9 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.76%) Docker
5 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.25%) IAG
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.05%) Ansible
2 3 (0.76%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.51%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.33%) SAP
3 12 (3.05%) Oracle
4 9 (2.28%) VMware
5 7 (1.78%) Citrix
5 7 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.78%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.27%) hybris
6 5 (1.27%) Planview
7 4 (1.02%) Aruba
7 4 (1.02%) Cadence
7 4 (1.02%) CommVault
7 4 (1.02%) HP
7 4 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.02%) SonicWALL
7 4 (1.02%) Veeam
8 3 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.76%) NetApp
8 3 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.76%) Reuters