Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 354 270 287
Rank change year-on-year -84 +17 +10
Permanent jobs citing PMO 1,057 1,947 2,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 1.29% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.86% 9.23% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 860 1,493 1,694
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,136
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.76% +3.44%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,553
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%

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 15,413 21,101 22,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.52% 13.94% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11,895 15,456 17,483
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,600 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -77 982 £55,000 +5.67% 125
UK excluding London -85 582 £49,500 +4.21% 116
London -52 437 £60,000 - 21
South East -46 195 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Midlands -9 119 £53,750 +7.50% 24
North of England -115 105 £42,500 -10.53% 37
West Midlands -14 79 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South West -12 61 £45,000 +13.92% 14
East of England +43 56 £43,550 +8.88% 8
North West -54 55 £42,000 -11.58% 22
Yorkshire -68 45 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East Midlands +24 38 £58,750 +23.68% 7
Scotland -19 24 £51,570 +8.57% 7
Wales +8 22 £45,000 +4.05% 4
North East +12 5 £37,000 -28.98% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £27,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 563 (53.26%) Project Management
2 402 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 387 (36.61%) Finance
4 293 (27.72%) Project Delivery
5 256 (24.22%) PRINCE2
6 190 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 178 (16.84%) Change Management
8 171 (16.18%) Waterfall
9 155 (14.66%) Programme Management
10 154 (14.57%) Microsoft Excel
11 149 (14.10%) Microsoft Project
12 131 (12.39%) Degree
13 125 (11.83%) Microsoft
14 118 (11.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 113 (10.69%) Portfolio Management
16 95 (8.99%) Resource Management
17 94 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
18 93 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
19 91 (8.61%) Risk Management
20 90 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
21 88 (8.33%) SharePoint
22 84 (7.95%) Mentoring
23 81 (7.66%) Coaching
24 80 (7.57%) Project Governance
24 80 (7.57%) Project Planning
25 76 (7.19%) QA
26 74 (7.00%) JIRA
27 70 (6.62%) Decision-Making
28 69 (6.53%) Change Control
29 68 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement

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 88 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.18%) Confluence
3 5 (0.47%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.38%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.28%) TPMS
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.095%) CMS
7 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 154 (14.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 149 (14.10%) Microsoft Project
3 118 (11.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 90 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
5 42 (3.97%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.04%) Open Workbench
7 8 (0.76%) ProjectWise
8 7 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.095%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.42%) Primavera
2 11 (1.04%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.57%) Lawson
6 5 (0.47%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.28%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.19%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.095%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.095%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.16%) Office 365
2 31 (2.93%) Azure
3 30 (2.84%) Power Platform
4 29 (2.74%) SaaS
5 14 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (1.14%) AWS
7 10 (0.95%) Trello
8 9 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.47%) Smartsheet
10 4 (0.38%) GCP
10 4 (0.38%) GitHub
10 4 (0.38%) PaaS
11 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.28%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.19%) Mavenlink
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle CX
13 1 (0.095%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.095%) Google Docs
13 1 (0.095%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.095%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.70%) Intranet
2 12 (1.14%) Internet
3 11 (1.04%) Skype
4 8 (0.76%) Broadband
5 7 (0.66%) LAN
6 6 (0.57%) SAN
6 6 (0.57%) Wireless
7 5 (0.47%) WAN
7 5 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.28%) 5G
8 3 (0.28%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.28%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.28%) Firewall
8 3 (0.28%) Network Security
8 3 (0.28%) RIP
9 2 (0.19%) 4G
9 2 (0.19%) Extranet
9 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.19%) VPN
10 1 (0.095%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (2.84%) Power BI
2 19 (1.80%) RDBMS
2 19 (1.80%) Relational Database
3 12 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 9 (0.85%) Big Data
5 8 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.66%) GIS
6 7 (0.66%) SAP HANA
7 6 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.28%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.19%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.095%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.095%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.095%) OLTP
11 1 (0.095%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 74 (7.00%) JIRA
2 23 (2.18%) Selenium
3 18 (1.70%) HP UFT
3 18 (1.70%) LoadRunner
3 18 (1.70%) SoapUI
4 10 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.57%) NUnit
6 6 (0.57%) Subversion
7 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.28%) DbUnit
8 3 (0.28%) jMock
8 3 (0.28%) JUnit
8 3 (0.28%) Maven
8 3 (0.28%) Mockito
8 3 (0.28%) SonarQube
General
1 387 (36.61%) Finance
2 50 (4.73%) Retail
3 47 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 46 (4.35%) Legal
5 39 (3.69%) Banking
5 39 (3.69%) Law
6 36 (3.41%) Public Sector
7 34 (3.22%) Local Government
8 24 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.99%) Marketing
10 19 (1.80%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.42%) Police
12 14 (1.32%) Games
13 12 (1.14%) Back Office
14 11 (1.04%) Advertising
15 8 (0.76%) Digital Economy
16 7 (0.66%) Billing
17 6 (0.57%) Housing Association
18 5 (0.47%) French Language
19 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 227 (21.48%) Analyst
2 209 (19.77%) Project Manager
3 147 (13.91%) PMO Analyst
4 97 (9.18%) PMO Manager
5 76 (7.19%) PMO Lead
6 66 (6.24%) Senior Manager
7 58 (5.49%) IT Manager
8 54 (5.11%) Delivery Manager
9 46 (4.35%) Programme Manager
10 42 (3.97%) IT Project Manager
11 41 (3.88%) Junior
12 40 (3.78%) Business Analyst
12 40 (3.78%) Senior Project Manager
13 38 (3.60%) Head of PMO
14 33 (3.12%) Portfolio Manager
15 27 (2.55%) Coordinator
16 25 (2.37%) Infrastructure Manager
17 24 (2.27%) Project Analyst
18 22 (2.08%) Technical Manager
19 21 (1.99%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.27%) SOAP
2 16 (1.51%) XML
3 14 (1.32%) .NET
4 13 (1.23%) HTML
5 11 (1.04%) JSON
6 9 (0.85%) Spring
6 9 (0.85%) Web Services
7 8 (0.76%) CSS
8 7 (0.66%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.57%) .NET Core
9 6 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (0.57%) Entity Framework
9 6 (0.57%) HTML5
9 6 (0.57%) jQuery
9 6 (0.57%) RESTful
9 6 (0.57%) WCF
9 6 (0.57%) XSLT
10 4 (0.38%) OpenMP
11 3 (0.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.16%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (3.03%) Virtual Team
5 21 (1.99%) Data Centre
6 19 (1.80%) User Experience
7 17 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 17 (1.61%) NHS
8 14 (1.32%) PMI
9 8 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 8 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.76%) Learning Management System
9 8 (0.76%) Online Games
10 7 (0.66%) Spread Betting
11 5 (0.47%) CMDB
11 5 (0.47%) Contract for Difference
11 5 (0.47%) FMCG
11 5 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.47%) Life Science
12 4 (0.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 18 (1.70%) Windows
2 7 (0.66%) Windows 10
3 5 (0.47%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.19%) Linux
5 1 (0.095%) Android
5 1 (0.095%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (53.26%) Project Management
2 402 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (27.72%) Project Delivery
4 256 (24.22%) PRINCE2
5 190 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 178 (16.84%) Change Management
7 171 (16.18%) Waterfall
8 155 (14.66%) Programme Management
9 113 (10.69%) Portfolio Management
10 95 (8.99%) Resource Management
11 93 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
12 91 (8.61%) Risk Management
13 84 (7.95%) Mentoring
14 81 (7.66%) Coaching
15 80 (7.57%) Project Governance
15 80 (7.57%) Project Planning
16 70 (6.62%) Decision-Making
17 69 (6.53%) Change Control
18 68 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
19 63 (5.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (3.50%) SQL
2 30 (2.84%) C
3 17 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.14%) Java
5 9 (0.85%) C#
5 9 (0.85%) C++
6 6 (0.57%) T-SQL
6 6 (0.57%) VB
7 5 (0.47%) VBA
8 4 (0.38%) Fortran
9 3 (0.28%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.28%) Python
10 2 (0.19%) Ruby
11 1 (0.095%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.095%) Go
11 1 (0.095%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.095%) PHP
11 1 (0.095%) Rust
11 1 (0.095%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 131 (12.39%) Degree
2 54 (5.11%) PMP
3 47 (4.45%) PMI Certification
4 36 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 30 (2.84%) Security Cleared
7 26 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 20 (1.89%) ISEB
9 19 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.04%) APMP
11 8 (0.76%) CISA
11 8 (0.76%) CISM
11 8 (0.76%) CISSP
12 7 (0.66%) CCNA
12 7 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.47%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.28%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.28%) MBA
16 2 (0.19%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.19%) QA
2 14 (1.32%) P3O
3 13 (1.23%) GDPR
3 13 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.04%) SLA
5 9 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.76%) NIST
7 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) EMIR
8 2 (0.19%) ITGC
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.095%) IASME
9 1 (0.095%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.57%) vSphere
4 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.28%) XenApp
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.095%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (1.04%) SCCM
2 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.19%) AppDNA
3 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.095%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 125 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.92%) SAP
3 41 (3.88%) Oracle
4 25 (2.37%) Remedy
5 18 (1.70%) Capita
6 17 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.23%) Cisco
7 13 (1.23%) VMware
8 10 (0.95%) JD Edwards
9 9 (0.85%) NEC
10 8 (0.76%) BT
10 8 (0.76%) Openreach
11 7 (0.66%) HP
11 7 (0.66%) IFS
11 7 (0.66%) Sage
12 6 (0.57%) Epicor
12 6 (0.57%) iManage
13 5 (0.47%) Cadence
13 5 (0.47%) Intel
14 4 (0.38%) Workday