Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programme Director was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Director
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1119 1138 1109
Rank change year-on-year +19 -29 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Programme Director 87 105 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.056% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.058% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 69 72 131
UK median annual salary £100,000 £105,000 £105,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £71,250 £83,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £146,000 £152,000 £147,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £100,000 £95,000 £97,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Programme Director
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Programme Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Director in the UK

Programme Director
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programme Director.

Salary trend for Programme Director in the UK

Programme Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Director over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Programme Director in the UK

Programme Director
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Director within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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 0 72 £102,500 -2.38% 4
London +11 39 £120,000 +9.09% 2
UK excluding London +11 32 £100,000 +5.26% 2
East of England +13 13 £100,000 -4.76%
North of England +20 8 £82,366 +2.32% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £82,366 -
South East +25 5 £67,500 -35.71% 1
Midlands +39 4 £87,500 +9.38%
East Midlands - 4 £87,500 -
South West +13 2 £90,000 -8.86%
North West +2 1 £80,000 -0.62% 1
North East - 1 - -

Programme Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Programme Director job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Programme Director in the job title.

1 46 (52.87%) Programme Management
2 27 (31.03%) Finance
3 24 (27.59%) Change Management
4 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (24.14%) SAP
6 20 (22.99%) Project Management
7 15 (17.24%) Degree
8 13 (14.94%) Waterfall
8 13 (14.94%) Business Transformation
9 12 (13.79%) Electronics
9 12 (13.79%) Banking
9 12 (13.79%) ERP
10 11 (12.64%) Presales
10 11 (12.64%) Process Improvement
10 11 (12.64%) Programme Delivery
11 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
11 10 (11.49%) Oracle
12 9 (10.34%) Oracle Financials
12 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
12 9 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (9.20%) OpenUP
13 8 (9.20%) Programme Governance
13 8 (9.20%) Retail
14 7 (8.05%) CRM
14 7 (8.05%) PMI Certification
15 6 (6.90%) JIRA
16 5 (5.75%) Project Governance
16 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (5.75%) Marketing

Programme Director Skill Set
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 3 (3.45%) Confluence
2 2 (2.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.45%) SAP Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Workfront
3 2 (2.30%) Exchequer
4 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Internet
1 1 (1.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) DTS
2 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
2 12 (13.79%) Electronics
3 8 (9.20%) Retail
4 5 (5.75%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) PMI
1 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.15%) Life Science
4 1 (1.15%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (1.15%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) Programme Management
2 24 (27.59%) Change Management
3 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (22.99%) Project Management
6 13 (14.94%) Business Transformation
6 13 (14.94%) Waterfall
7 12 (13.79%) ERP
8 11 (12.64%) Presales
8 11 (12.64%) Process Improvement
8 11 (12.64%) Programme Delivery
9 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
10 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
11 8 (9.20%) OpenUP
11 8 (9.20%) Programme Governance
12 7 (8.05%) CRM
13 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.75%) Project Governance
14 4 (4.60%) Coaching
14 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.30%) PHP
2 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.60%) PMP
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) PMO
2 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) SAP
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Ariba
3 3 (3.45%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.30%) Google
4 2 (2.30%) Omniture
4 2 (2.30%) Remedy
5 1 (1.15%) Calypso
5 1 (1.15%) hybris
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.15%) Misys
5 1 (1.15%) Murex
5 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com