Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 474 312 267
Rank change year-on-year -162 -45 +62
Permanent jobs citing PMO 232 1,386 2,100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 1.02% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.97% 7.76% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 178 1,131 1,596
Median annual salary £53,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.50% - -
10th Percentile £31,875 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £86,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +4.65%

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 5,840 17,867 21,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.80% 13.14% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,554 13,426 16,346
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 -141 223 £55,000 +10.00% 55
UK excluding London -67 162 £52,500 +10.53% 42
London -83 68 £55,000 -8.33% 14
South East +8 61 £60,000 +15.38% 14
Midlands +34 42 £51,851 +15.22% 7
North of England +17 41 £41,000 +2.50% 6
West Midlands +38 34 £50,601 +6.53% 6
Work from Home -16 33 £52,500 -4.55% 10
North West +50 23 £41,000 -3.53% 2
Yorkshire +68 15 £38,500 +13.24% 4
East Midlands +50 8 £60,000 +50.00% 1
South West +51 6 £38,500 +2.67% 11
Scotland +80 4 £34,375 -33.34% 1
East of England +78 4 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Wales +34 3 £38,750 -5.49%
North East +15 3 £82,500 +135.71%
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 106 (45.69%) Finance
2 100 (43.10%) Project Management
3 60 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (22.84%) PRINCE2
5 43 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (17.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 41 (17.67%) Project Delivery
7 39 (16.81%) Change Management
8 35 (15.09%) Programme Management
9 31 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (12.50%) Degree
11 28 (12.07%) Microsoft Project
12 27 (11.64%) DevOps
13 26 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (10.78%) Portfolio Management
15 24 (10.34%) JIRA
15 24 (10.34%) Resource Management
15 24 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 23 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (9.48%) Change Control
17 22 (9.48%) Public Sector
18 21 (9.05%) Waterfall
18 21 (9.05%) Analytics
18 21 (9.05%) SQL Server
18 21 (9.05%) Python
19 20 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (8.62%) Risk Management
19 20 (8.62%) Project Planning
19 20 (8.62%) Security Cleared
19 20 (8.62%) 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 11 (4.74%) Confluence
2 9 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.59%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (17.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (12.07%) Microsoft Project
3 24 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (3.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.86%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.86%) Primavera
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.90%) Azure
2 15 (6.47%) IaaS
3 14 (6.03%) PaaS
4 13 (5.60%) Power Platform
5 6 (2.59%) Office 365
6 3 (1.29%) SaaS
7 2 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.86%) Trello
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.43%) AWS
8 1 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.43%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) WAN
2 2 (0.86%) Firewall
2 2 (0.86%) Skype
3 1 (0.43%) DHCP
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) LAN
3 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.43%) SNMP
3 1 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.43%) VSAN
3 1 (0.43%) WebEx
3 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.60%) Power BI
3 9 (3.88%) Tableau
4 6 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.86%) Big Data
6 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.86%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) HBase
7 1 (0.43%) MOLAP
7 1 (0.43%) Parquet
7 1 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (10.34%) JIRA
2 9 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.29%) Selenium
4 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.86%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.86%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.86%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.86%) Subversion
4 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.43%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.43%) ERwin
5 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.43%) Postman
5 1 (0.43%) VersionOne
General
1 106 (45.69%) Finance
2 22 (9.48%) Public Sector
3 14 (6.03%) Banking
3 14 (6.03%) Law
4 13 (5.60%) Retail
5 8 (3.45%) Local Government
6 7 (3.02%) Police
7 6 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.16%) Marketing
9 4 (1.72%) Back Office
9 4 (1.72%) Billing
9 4 (1.72%) Japanese Language
10 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.86%) Fire and Rescue
11 2 (0.86%) Front Office
11 2 (0.86%) Legal
12 1 (0.43%) Electronics
12 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (22.41%) Analyst
2 32 (13.79%) PMO Analyst
3 30 (12.93%) Project Manager
4 20 (8.62%) PMO Manager
5 19 (8.19%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (7.76%) PMO Lead
7 13 (5.60%) IT Manager
8 12 (5.17%) Project Officer
9 11 (4.74%) Systems Manager
10 10 (4.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) Portfolio Manager
11 9 (3.88%) Senior Manager
12 8 (3.45%) Consultant
12 8 (3.45%) Project Support Officer
12 8 (3.45%) Service Manager
12 8 (3.45%) Support Officer
13 7 (3.02%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (3.02%) DevOps Systems Engineer
13 7 (3.02%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.16%) HTML
1 5 (2.16%) XML
2 4 (1.72%) JSON
3 2 (0.86%) SOAP
4 1 (0.43%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) SAML
4 1 (0.43%) Velocity
4 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.16%) EPoS
2 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (1.72%) NHS
3 4 (1.72%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.29%) mPOS
5 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.86%) Equities
5 2 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.43%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.43%) Online Games
6 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Replication
6 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.45%) Linux
2 3 (1.29%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Android
3 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (43.10%) Project Management
2 60 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (22.84%) PRINCE2
4 43 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (17.67%) Project Delivery
6 39 (16.81%) Change Management
7 35 (15.09%) Programme Management
8 31 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (11.64%) DevOps
10 25 (10.78%) Portfolio Management
11 24 (10.34%) Resource Management
12 23 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (9.48%) Change Control
14 21 (9.05%) Analytics
14 21 (9.05%) Waterfall
15 20 (8.62%) Coaching
15 20 (8.62%) Project Planning
15 20 (8.62%) Risk Management
15 20 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (8.62%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.05%) Python
2 13 (5.60%) Perl
2 13 (5.60%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.17%) SQL
4 7 (3.02%) C
4 7 (3.02%) Java
5 6 (2.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.59%) PHP
6 3 (1.29%) C++
7 2 (0.86%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (12.50%) Degree
2 20 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.31%) PMP
5 9 (3.88%) ISEB
5 9 (3.88%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.45%) Master's Degree
7 7 (3.02%) APMP
8 6 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.86%) CCNP
11 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.86%) IIBA
11 2 (0.86%) MBA
12 1 (0.43%) CAPM
12 1 (0.43%) CIMA
12 1 (0.43%) HND
12 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.88%) QA
2 6 (2.59%) P3O
3 2 (0.86%) COBIT
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.59%) Docker
2 5 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.60%) Ansible
2 6 (2.59%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (8.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.74%) SAP
3 6 (2.59%) Capita
4 5 (2.16%) VMware
5 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.29%) Citrix
6 3 (1.29%) NetApp
7 2 (0.86%) Adobe
7 2 (0.86%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.86%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.86%) Cisco
7 2 (0.86%) hybris
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle
7 2 (0.86%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.86%) Planview
8 1 (0.43%) BT
8 1 (0.43%) Intel
8 1 (0.43%) Remedy
8 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.43%) Workday