Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 393 282 283
Rank change year-on-year -111 +1 +31
Permanent jobs citing PMO 641 1,647 2,067
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 1.15% 1.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.00% 8.27% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 545 1,364 1,677
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,250 £82,125 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.26% +11.76%

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 10,690 19,914 22,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.27% 13.94% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8,112 14,441 16,943
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,625 £28,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +11.11%

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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 -91 597 £55,000 +10.00% 28
UK excluding London -110 329 £49,500 +10.00% 23
London -10 291 £62,500 +4.60% 8
South East -47 128 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Midlands +3 54 £50,000 +11.11% 8
North of England -61 52 £40,000 -15.79% 8
South West +25 43 £50,000 +38.89% 1
Work from Home +6 28 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands -10 28 £47,500 +11.76% 3
North West -26 28 £32,500 -37.61% 3
East Midlands +35 24 £62,500 +35.87% 5
Yorkshire +10 24 £44,000 +46.67% 3
East of England +45 23 £35,500 -2.07% 1
Scotland +15 13 £44,606 +1.38% 2
Wales +5 13 £40,000 +10.34%
Northern Ireland +24 5 £27,500 -35.29% 1

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 329 (51.33%) Project Management
2 267 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (37.60%) Finance
4 164 (25.59%) Project Delivery
5 147 (22.93%) PRINCE2
6 139 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 133 (20.75%) Waterfall
8 108 (16.85%) Microsoft Excel
9 104 (16.22%) Change Management
10 100 (15.60%) Programme Management
11 82 (12.79%) Microsoft Project
12 80 (12.48%) Portfolio Management
13 77 (12.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 76 (11.86%) Requirements Gathering
15 74 (11.54%) Decision-Making
16 73 (11.39%) Resource Management
17 72 (11.23%) Microsoft
18 71 (11.08%) Degree
19 62 (9.67%) Microsoft Office
20 53 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (8.11%) Project Planning
22 51 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
23 50 (7.80%) Change Control
24 49 (7.64%) SQL
24 49 (7.64%) Migration
24 49 (7.64%) Coaching
25 48 (7.49%) Risk Management
26 46 (7.18%) ERP
27 45 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
27 45 (7.02%) SAP

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 40 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.18%) Confluence
3 2 (0.31%) CMS
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.31%) TPMS
4 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 108 (16.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (12.79%) Microsoft Project
3 77 (12.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 62 (9.67%) Microsoft Office
5 28 (4.37%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.09%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.87%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.62%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.62%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.62%) Primavera
5 2 (0.31%) Lawson
5 2 (0.31%) Maximo
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.16%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.90%) Office 365
2 22 (3.43%) Azure
3 21 (3.28%) Power Platform
4 15 (2.34%) SaaS
5 10 (1.56%) AWS
6 8 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.47%) Smartsheet
8 3 (0.47%) Trello
9 2 (0.31%) IaaS
9 2 (0.31%) PaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Power Automate
9 2 (0.31%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.16%) GCP
10 1 (0.16%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.72%) Internet
1 11 (1.72%) Intranet
2 7 (1.09%) WAN
3 6 (0.94%) LAN
3 6 (0.94%) Wireless
4 5 (0.78%) Skype
4 5 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.47%) 5G
5 3 (0.47%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.31%) RFID
6 2 (0.31%) SAN
7 1 (0.16%) 4G
7 1 (0.16%) DHCP
7 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.16%) MPLS
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
7 1 (0.16%) PSTN
7 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.15%) RDBMS
1 33 (5.15%) Relational Database
2 21 (3.28%) Power BI
3 10 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.62%) Big Data
6 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.47%) GIS
6 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.47%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.31%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.31%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 42 (6.55%) JIRA
2 36 (5.62%) Selenium
3 32 (4.99%) HP UFT
3 32 (4.99%) LoadRunner
3 32 (4.99%) SoapUI
4 6 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.47%) DbUnit
5 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.47%) jMock
5 3 (0.47%) JUnit
5 3 (0.47%) Maven
5 3 (0.47%) Mockito
5 3 (0.47%) NUnit
5 3 (0.47%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.47%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 241 (37.60%) Finance
2 34 (5.30%) Law
3 33 (5.15%) Public Sector
4 30 (4.68%) Retail
5 26 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.90%) Local Government
7 19 (2.96%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.81%) Banking
9 14 (2.18%) Police
10 12 (1.87%) Legal
11 9 (1.40%) Back Office
12 8 (1.25%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.25%) Marketing
13 7 (1.09%) Billing
14 6 (0.94%) Advertising
15 5 (0.78%) Games
16 3 (0.47%) Electronics
17 2 (0.31%) Automotive
17 2 (0.31%) Fire and Rescue
17 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 171 (26.68%) Analyst
2 117 (18.25%) Project Manager
3 113 (17.63%) PMO Analyst
4 48 (7.49%) PMO Manager
5 43 (6.71%) PMO Lead
6 36 (5.62%) Delivery Manager
7 34 (5.30%) IT Manager
8 33 (5.15%) Programme Manager
9 32 (4.99%) Test Leader
10 31 (4.84%) Senior Manager
11 29 (4.52%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.74%) Junior
13 21 (3.28%) IT Project Manager
14 20 (3.12%) Project Analyst
15 17 (2.65%) ERP Manager
16 16 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
17 15 (2.34%) SAP Manager
18 14 (2.18%) Senior PMO
19 13 (2.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
19 13 (2.03%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.46%) SOAP
2 14 (2.18%) XML
3 10 (1.56%) HTML
4 8 (1.25%) JSON
5 6 (0.94%) CSS
5 6 (0.94%) Spring
5 6 (0.94%) Web Services
6 5 (0.78%) .NET
7 3 (0.47%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.47%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.47%) HTML5
7 3 (0.47%) J2EE
7 3 (0.47%) jQuery
7 3 (0.47%) PowerMock
7 3 (0.47%) REST
7 3 (0.47%) RESTful
7 3 (0.47%) WCF
7 3 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.55%) Virtual Team
3 23 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.87%) User Experience
6 11 (1.72%) PMI
7 10 (1.56%) NHS
8 9 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.78%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.78%) FMCG
11 4 (0.62%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.62%) Social Media
11 4 (0.62%) Wiki
12 3 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.31%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.31%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.31%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.31%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.94%) Windows
2 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.16%) Linux
3 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (51.33%) Project Management
2 267 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (25.59%) Project Delivery
4 147 (22.93%) PRINCE2
5 139 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 133 (20.75%) Waterfall
7 104 (16.22%) Change Management
8 100 (15.60%) Programme Management
9 80 (12.48%) Portfolio Management
10 76 (11.86%) Requirements Gathering
11 74 (11.54%) Decision-Making
12 73 (11.39%) Resource Management
13 52 (8.11%) Project Planning
14 51 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 50 (7.80%) Change Control
16 49 (7.64%) Coaching
16 49 (7.64%) Migration
17 48 (7.49%) Risk Management
18 46 (7.18%) ERP
19 45 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.64%) SQL
2 10 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.25%) C
4 5 (0.78%) C#
4 5 (0.78%) Java
5 4 (0.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.62%) Python
6 3 (0.47%) Ruby
6 3 (0.47%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.31%) C++
7 2 (0.31%) VB
8 1 (0.16%) Go
8 1 (0.16%) Perl
8 1 (0.16%) PHP
8 1 (0.16%) Rust
8 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (11.08%) Degree
2 36 (5.62%) PMP
3 34 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (4.68%) PMI Certification
5 28 (4.37%) Security Cleared
6 21 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (2.34%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.03%) ISEB
9 12 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.78%) APMP
10 5 (0.78%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.78%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.47%) CCNA
12 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.31%) PgMP
13 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.68%) QA
2 10 (1.56%) P3O
3 7 (1.09%) SLA
4 6 (0.94%) GDPR
5 5 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.16%) IASME
7 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.62%) vSphere
4 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) Postfix
5 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.62%) SCCM
2 1 (0.16%) Ansible
2 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.02%) SAP
3 19 (2.96%) Capita
4 18 (2.81%) Remedy
5 16 (2.50%) Oracle
6 12 (1.87%) Workday
7 11 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.09%) VMware
9 6 (0.94%) Ariba
9 6 (0.94%) Concur
9 6 (0.94%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.62%) Cisco
10 4 (0.62%) iManage
11 3 (0.47%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.47%) Meraki
11 3 (0.47%) Sage
12 2 (0.31%) Cadence
12 2 (0.31%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.31%) Epicor
12 2 (0.31%) IFS