Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 283 239
Rank change year-on-year -39 -44 +29
Permanent jobs citing PMO 1772 2296 3111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.19% 1.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.24% 9.09% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1896 2495
UK median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -6.12%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,875 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.88% -0.08%

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 21512 25265 28143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.34% 13.11% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15970 20059 22280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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 -33 1702 £48,000 -4.00% 74
UK excluding London -47 999 £42,750 -5.00% 51
London -1 750 £55,000 -8.33% 29
South East +3 269 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North of England -79 237 £43,000 -4.44% 12
Midlands 0 223 £47,500 +26.67% 11
West Midlands +15 174 £47,500 +35.71% 8
East of England -14 143 £40,000 -20.00% 9
North West -99 123 £40,500 -19.00% 5
Yorkshire -18 105 £47,500 +11.76% 6
South West -45 80 £36,000 -20.00% 4
East Midlands -29 48 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Scotland -48 32 £45,000 - 6
Wales -4 18 £37,500 -1.32%
North East +19 11 £45,000 +20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PMO.

1 853 (48.14%) Project Management
2 840 (47.40%) Finance
3 466 (26.30%) PRINCE2
4 447 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
5 355 (20.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 328 (18.51%) Microsoft Excel
7 297 (16.76%) Degree
8 292 (16.48%) Microsoft Project
9 287 (16.20%) Retail
10 257 (14.50%) Microsoft
11 250 (14.11%) Banking
12 243 (13.71%) Programme Management
13 234 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
14 213 (12.02%) Microsoft Office
15 193 (10.89%) Change Management
16 176 (9.93%) Portfolio Management
17 174 (9.82%) Asset Management
18 173 (9.76%) Investment Banking
19 169 (9.54%) Waterfall
20 165 (9.31%) SharePoint
21 162 (9.14%) QA
22 161 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
23 152 (8.58%) Wealth Management
24 147 (8.30%) MS Visio
24 147 (8.30%) Retail Banking
25 133 (7.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
25 133 (7.51%) Scrum
26 128 (7.22%) ITIL
27 125 (7.05%) Project Governance
27 125 (7.05%) Change Control

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
1 165 (9.31%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.30%) MS Project Server
3 12 (0.68%) IIS
4 9 (0.51%) CMS
4 9 (0.51%) JBoss
5 8 (0.45%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.34%) Confluence
6 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.23%) SAS
7 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.11%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.056%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.056%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.056%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.056%) Tomcat
Applications
1 328 (18.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 292 (16.48%) Microsoft Project
3 213 (12.02%) Microsoft Office
4 147 (8.30%) MS Visio
5 133 (7.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.90%) Open Workbench
7 10 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.056%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 36 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.73%) Primavera
3 10 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.51%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.45%) Workfront
6 6 (0.34%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.28%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.23%) Changepoint
8 4 (0.23%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.056%) Actimize
10 1 (0.056%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.056%) RMDS
10 1 (0.056%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.58%) SaaS
2 26 (1.47%) Office 365
3 25 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (0.45%) FinancialForce.com
6 8 (0.45%) Mavenlink
7 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.056%) Boomi
9 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.056%) GitHub
9 1 (0.056%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.056%) PaaS
9 1 (0.056%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.14%) LAN
1 38 (2.14%) WAN
2 36 (2.03%) Wireless
3 34 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 34 (1.92%) VPN
4 32 (1.81%) Firewall
5 28 (1.58%) BGP
5 28 (1.58%) MPLS
6 25 (1.41%) DNS
7 22 (1.24%) EIGRP
7 22 (1.24%) IPsec
7 22 (1.24%) OSPF
8 19 (1.07%) SSL
9 18 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (0.96%) DHCP
10 17 (0.96%) Network Security
11 14 (0.79%) Ethernet
12 12 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.68%) NX-OS
13 11 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (0.62%) Big Data
6 9 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.40%) MS Access
8 6 (0.34%) Power BI
9 5 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.23%) QlikView
10 4 (0.23%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.17%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.17%) GIS
11 3 (0.17%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 40 (2.26%) JIRA
2 11 (0.62%) Zephyr
3 8 (0.45%) JConsole
3 8 (0.45%) LoadRunner
3 8 (0.45%) NeoLoad
3 8 (0.45%) The Grinder
3 8 (0.45%) VisualVM
4 7 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.23%) Selenium
5 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.23%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.17%) YouTrack
7 2 (0.11%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.11%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.11%) Xcode
8 1 (0.056%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.056%) Introscope
8 1 (0.056%) JIRA Agile
General
1 840 (47.40%) Finance
2 287 (16.20%) Retail
3 250 (14.11%) Banking
4 173 (9.76%) Investment Banking
5 147 (8.30%) Retail Banking
6 85 (4.80%) Telecoms
7 71 (4.01%) Legal
8 59 (3.33%) Marketing
9 41 (2.31%) Manufacturing
10 38 (2.14%) Back Office
11 35 (1.98%) Financial Institution
12 33 (1.86%) Law
13 29 (1.64%) Automotive
14 19 (1.07%) Advertising
15 17 (0.96%) Billing
16 14 (0.79%) Electronics
17 11 (0.62%) Military
17 11 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.45%) Games
19 6 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 485 (27.37%) Analyst
2 302 (17.04%) PMO Analyst
3 279 (15.74%) Project Manager
4 208 (11.74%) PMO Manager
5 101 (5.70%) IT Manager
6 100 (5.64%) Consultant
7 85 (4.80%) Project Analyst
8 82 (4.63%) Business Analyst
9 79 (4.46%) Programme Manager
10 73 (4.12%) Coordinator
10 73 (4.12%) PMO Lead
11 70 (3.95%) Senior Manager
12 69 (3.89%) Business Manager
13 63 (3.56%) Portfolio Manager
14 60 (3.39%) IT Project Manager
15 56 (3.16%) Senior PMO
16 55 (3.10%) Junior
17 53 (2.99%) Project Officer
18 52 (2.93%) Project Coordinator
19 51 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (2.88%) Flash
2 29 (1.64%) .NET
3 19 (1.07%) Web Services
4 13 (0.73%) Middleware
5 12 (0.68%) HTML
6 9 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 9 (0.51%) WSDL
7 8 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (0.45%) RESTful
8 7 (0.40%) XML
9 6 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.28%) CSS
11 4 (0.23%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.23%) HTML5
12 3 (0.17%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.17%) EDI
12 3 (0.17%) J2EE
13 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (0.11%) JSON
13 2 (0.11%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 234 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 53 (2.99%) Derivative
4 52 (2.93%) Data Centre
5 46 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 39 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 25 (1.41%) PMI
8 24 (1.35%) User Experience
9 17 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 16 (0.90%) Fintech
11 14 (0.79%) Equities
11 14 (0.79%) Fixed Income
11 14 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 14 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (0.62%) Driving Licence
12 11 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.45%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 62 (3.50%) Windows
2 30 (1.69%) Linux
3 23 (1.30%) Windows Server
3 23 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (1.13%) Unix
5 19 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.28%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.23%) Android
7 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.11%) AIX
9 2 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (48.14%) Project Management
2 466 (26.30%) PRINCE2
3 447 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
4 355 (20.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 243 (13.71%) Programme Management
6 193 (10.89%) Change Management
7 176 (9.93%) Portfolio Management
8 174 (9.82%) Asset Management
9 169 (9.54%) Waterfall
10 161 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 152 (8.58%) Wealth Management
12 133 (7.51%) Scrum
13 128 (7.22%) ITIL
14 125 (7.05%) Change Control
14 125 (7.05%) Project Governance
15 122 (6.88%) Risk Management
16 116 (6.55%) Business Analysis
17 110 (6.21%) People Management
18 108 (6.09%) Matrix Organization
19 104 (5.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (3.95%) SQL
2 28 (1.58%) Java
3 27 (1.52%) C
4 19 (1.07%) C#
5 9 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.45%) C++
6 8 (0.45%) Perl
7 6 (0.34%) Python
7 6 (0.34%) Ruby
8 5 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.28%) VBA
9 4 (0.23%) PHP
9 4 (0.23%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.17%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.11%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.11%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.11%) R
11 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.11%) VB
11 2 (0.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 297 (16.76%) Degree
2 91 (5.14%) PMP
3 74 (4.18%) PMI Certification
4 56 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 53 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 52 (2.93%) Security Cleared
7 42 (2.37%) APMP
8 40 (2.26%) SC Cleared
9 20 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (1.07%) ISEB
11 17 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (0.85%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.62%) CCNP
13 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (0.56%) CCNA
15 7 (0.40%) MBA
16 5 (0.28%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 4 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (9.14%) QA
2 44 (2.48%) P3O
3 24 (1.35%) GDPR
4 20 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.02%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.96%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.73%) SLA
8 11 (0.62%) MiFID
9 5 (0.28%) EMIR
10 4 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.17%) COBIT
11 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.056%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.056%) GxP
12 1 (0.056%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.056%) SEPA
System Software
1 21 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.11%) GPFS
5 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.056%) XenApp
6 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (0.68%) Nagios
1 12 (0.68%) SCOM
2 5 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.23%) SCCM
4 3 (0.17%) HP SIM
4 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.11%) Control-M
5 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.056%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.056%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.056%) WSUS
Vendors
1 257 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 55 (3.10%) SAP
3 50 (2.82%) Oracle
4 46 (2.60%) Cisco
5 23 (1.30%) VMware
6 16 (0.90%) Palo Alto
7 15 (0.85%) F5
7 15 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (0.85%) SolarWinds
8 14 (0.79%) CheckPoint
8 14 (0.79%) Juniper
9 13 (0.73%) Cognizant
9 13 (0.73%) Riverbed
10 11 (0.62%) Xerox
11 10 (0.56%) Dynatrace
11 10 (0.56%) HP
12 9 (0.51%) JD Edwards
12 9 (0.51%) Maconomy
12 9 (0.51%) Tableau
12 9 (0.51%) Workday