Period
to 14 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Programme Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Programme Management over the 6 months to 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 329 254 268
Rank change year-on-year -75 +14 -81
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 579 1,899 2,154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 1.34% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.45% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 516 1,497 1,561
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,250 £95,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £53,805 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.87% +2.49% +5.00%

Programme Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 57,347 131,127 155,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.29% 92.21% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45,887 103,183 124,199
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Programme Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the UK

Programme Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Programme Management.

Salary trend for Programme Management in the UK

Programme Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Programme Management over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Programme Management in the UK

Programme Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 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 -55 561 £57,500 - 56
UK excluding London -53 305 £57,500 +6.87% 47
London -55 235 £67,470 -3.62% 17
South West -28 101 £56,125 +11.14% 9
South East +19 96 £57,500 - 13
Work from Home -16 69 £47,500 -20.83% 4
North of England +61 68 £57,500 +10.05% 7
North West +28 40 £57,500 +10.58% 4
Yorkshire +127 26 £47,500 -12.22% 2
Midlands +28 18 £57,500 -11.54% 4
East of England +90 14 £42,500 -15.00% 5
West Midlands +34 14 £57,500 -11.54% 4
Scotland +65 4 £61,250 +5.17% 6
East Midlands +47 4 £75,000 +15.38%
Northern Ireland +20 3 £65,000 +111.51%
North East +21 2 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Wales +24 1 £90,000 +80.00% 3

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT jobs citing Programme Management 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 Programme Management.

1 331 (57.17%) Finance
2 236 (40.76%) SAP
3 235 (40.59%) Public Sector
4 231 (39.90%) Marketing
5 222 (38.34%) Manufacturing
6 221 (38.17%) Telecoms
7 218 (37.65%) Business Intelligence
8 211 (36.44%) Digital Marketing
9 209 (36.10%) Electronics
10 170 (29.36%) Project Management
11 168 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
12 103 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 91 (15.72%) Degree
14 87 (15.03%) Microsoft
15 68 (11.74%) PRINCE2
15 68 (11.74%) Project Delivery
16 62 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
17 61 (10.54%) ITIL
18 60 (10.36%) Security Cleared
19 59 (10.19%) PMO
20 56 (9.67%) DevOps
21 53 (9.15%) Scrum
21 53 (9.15%) Office 365
22 52 (8.98%) Cybersecurity
23 50 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (8.46%) Mentoring
24 49 (8.46%) Internet
25 48 (8.29%) Management Information System
25 48 (8.29%) Azure
26 44 (7.60%) Analytics

Programme Management
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 15 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.38%) Confluence
3 6 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.52%) Apache
5 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.52%) Mule
5 3 (0.52%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.17%) CMS
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (4.15%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (1.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 8 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (1.04%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.86%) Maximo
4 5 (0.86%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.69%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.35%) Magento
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.17%) Primavera
8 1 (0.17%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (9.15%) Office 365
2 48 (8.29%) Azure
3 32 (5.53%) AWS
4 22 (3.80%) SaaS
5 15 (2.59%) Power Platform
6 10 (1.73%) GCP
7 7 (1.21%) PaaS
8 5 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.69%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.52%) GitHub
10 3 (0.52%) IaaS
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.35%) Boomi
11 2 (0.35%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.35%) npm
11 2 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.46%) Internet
2 28 (4.84%) Firewall
3 10 (1.73%) WAN
4 7 (1.21%) LAN
5 5 (0.86%) BGP
5 5 (0.86%) Intranet
5 5 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.86%) VPN
6 4 (0.69%) 5G
6 4 (0.69%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.69%) Broadband
6 4 (0.69%) MPLS
6 4 (0.69%) Network Security
6 4 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.69%) Wireless
7 3 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.52%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (0.52%) OSPF
7 3 (0.52%) VXLAN
7 3 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.11%) Big Data
2 15 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (2.59%) Power BI
3 6 (1.04%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.86%) MySQL
4 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.69%) Blockchain
5 4 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.69%) OLAP
5 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.52%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (0.52%) Redis
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.35%) Looker
7 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (5.87%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.42%) JIRA
3 10 (1.73%) NUnit
3 10 (1.73%) SpecFlow
4 5 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio Code
5 4 (0.69%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.69%) JUnit
5 4 (0.69%) Maven
6 3 (0.52%) git-flow
6 3 (0.52%) JBehave
6 3 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.52%) Subversion
6 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.35%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.35%) Postman
7 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 331 (57.17%) Finance
2 235 (40.59%) Public Sector
3 231 (39.90%) Marketing
4 222 (38.34%) Manufacturing
5 221 (38.17%) Telecoms
6 209 (36.10%) Electronics
7 21 (3.63%) Local Government
8 18 (3.11%) Retail
9 11 (1.90%) Banking
10 9 (1.55%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.55%) Legal
11 5 (0.86%) Advertising
11 5 (0.86%) Law
11 5 (0.86%) Publishing
12 4 (0.69%) Back Office
12 4 (0.69%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.69%) Military
12 4 (0.69%) Police
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 64 (11.05%) Programme Manager
3 56 (9.67%) IT Manager
4 55 (9.50%) Developer
5 53 (9.15%) Architect
6 31 (5.35%) Analyst
7 29 (5.01%) Senior Manager
8 23 (3.97%) Security Engineer
9 20 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 19 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
10 19 (3.28%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.11%) Consultant
11 18 (3.11%) Delivery Manager
11 18 (3.11%) Software Developer
12 16 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.42%) Business Manager
14 13 (2.25%) Operations Engineer
14 13 (2.25%) Senior Software Developer
14 13 (2.25%) Software Engineer
15 12 (2.07%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.70%) HTML
2 31 (5.35%) .NET
3 29 (5.01%) CSS
4 21 (3.63%) .NET Core
4 21 (3.63%) ASP.NET
5 18 (3.11%) LINQ
6 17 (2.94%) Node.js
6 17 (2.94%) React
7 15 (2.59%) AngularJS
8 12 (2.07%) jQuery
9 11 (1.90%) RESTful
10 10 (1.73%) Akka.NET
10 10 (1.73%) ASP.NET Core
10 10 (1.73%) JSON
10 10 (1.73%) Task Parallel Library
11 9 (1.55%) Vue.js
11 9 (1.55%) WCF
11 9 (1.55%) Web Services
12 8 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (1.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.29%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.63%) User Experience
4 19 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.28%) Internet of Things
5 18 (3.11%) Cloud Native
6 16 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.42%) Blog
8 14 (2.42%) Virtual Team
9 13 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.90%) Media Streaming
11 9 (1.55%) NHS
12 8 (1.38%) PMI
13 7 (1.21%) Video\Live Streaming
14 6 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.04%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.69%) Cyberattack
16 3 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.43%) Linux
2 19 (3.28%) Windows
3 9 (1.55%) Unix
4 8 (1.38%) CentOS
5 5 (0.86%) Android
6 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.69%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.52%) Debian
8 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (37.65%) Business Intelligence
2 211 (36.44%) Digital Marketing
3 170 (29.36%) Project Management
4 168 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (11.74%) PRINCE2
6 68 (11.74%) Project Delivery
7 62 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
8 61 (10.54%) ITIL
9 56 (9.67%) DevOps
10 53 (9.15%) Scrum
11 52 (8.98%) Cybersecurity
12 49 (8.46%) Mentoring
13 44 (7.60%) Analytics
14 42 (7.25%) Change Management
15 39 (6.74%) Risk Management
16 38 (6.56%) IT Strategy
17 37 (6.39%) TOGAF
18 36 (6.22%) Coaching
19 34 (5.87%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 44 (7.60%) JavaScript
2 38 (6.56%) C#
3 30 (5.18%) Java
4 28 (4.84%) Python
5 26 (4.49%) SQL
6 19 (3.28%) C
7 14 (2.42%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.25%) C++
9 8 (1.38%) Apex Code
10 7 (1.21%) PHP
11 3 (0.52%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.35%) BeanShell
12 2 (0.35%) Go
12 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.17%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.17%) R
13 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (15.72%) Degree
2 60 (10.36%) Security Cleared
3 35 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 26 (4.49%) SANS
5 22 (3.80%) PMP
6 21 (3.63%) PMI Certification
7 20 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (1.55%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.21%) ISEB
10 5 (0.86%) CAPM
10 5 (0.86%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.86%) HNC
10 5 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.69%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.52%) APMP
12 3 (0.52%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.35%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.19%) PMO
2 28 (4.84%) QA
3 13 (2.25%) SLA
4 7 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.04%) GDPR
6 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.35%) P3O
7 2 (0.35%) SEPA
8 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.17%) NCSC
8 1 (0.17%) NIST
8 1 (0.17%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 33 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.94%) Docker
3 5 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.35%) NFS
4 2 (0.35%) Samba
4 2 (0.35%) Squid
5 1 (0.17%) Firmware
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (4.32%) Kubernetes
2 22 (3.80%) QRadar
3 10 (1.73%) Ansible
4 9 (1.55%) Terraform
5 6 (1.04%) Puppet
5 6 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.35%) Nagios
8 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.17%) MOM
8 1 (0.17%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 236 (40.76%) SAP
2 87 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.84%) IBM
4 27 (4.66%) Cisco
4 27 (4.66%) CyberArk
5 26 (4.49%) CheckPoint
5 26 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (4.32%) Palo Alto
6 25 (4.32%) Splunk
6 25 (4.32%) Thycotic
7 22 (3.80%) ArcSight
7 22 (3.80%) BeyondTrust
7 22 (3.80%) Bomgar
7 22 (3.80%) LogRhythm
7 22 (3.80%) NetWitness
8 13 (2.25%) VMware
9 12 (2.07%) Capita
9 12 (2.07%) Google
9 12 (2.07%) Oracle
10 11 (1.90%) Sparx