Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 274 260 262
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 1,491 2,037 2,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.35% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.46% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,468 1,595
UK median annual salary £56,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.83% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £35,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,053 £54,425 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.52% -1.05% +7.84%

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 115,522 139,236 158,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.95% 92.18% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 91,482 109,804 128,264
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the UK

Programme Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Programme Management in the UK

Programme Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Programme Management in the UK

Programme Management
Top 16 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 28 January 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 -2 1,430 £56,000 -6.67% 94
UK excluding London -3 895 £53,053 -2.52% 79
London -15 557 £67,500 -12.90% 25
South West -7 302 £50,000 -4.76% 12
South East +30 252 £57,500 -4.17% 17
Midlands +28 106 £57,500 -6.50% 10
North of England -37 106 £62,500 +35.87% 14
East of England +23 87 £42,500 -32.00% 16
West Midlands +18 72 £57,500 -8.46% 7
North West -62 50 £65,577 +45.73% 2
Yorkshire +38 44 £60,000 - 9
East Midlands +23 34 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Wales -8 19 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Scotland +7 14 £57,500 +4.55% 5
North East +18 12 £65,577 +0.89% 3
Northern Ireland - 9 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 861 (57.75%) Finance
2 609 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 588 (39.44%) Public Sector
4 561 (37.63%) Telecoms
5 558 (37.42%) Marketing
6 541 (36.28%) SAP
7 538 (36.08%) Business Intelligence
8 527 (35.35%) Manufacturing
9 515 (34.54%) Electronics
10 514 (34.47%) Digital Marketing
11 419 (28.10%) Project Management
12 235 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 228 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
14 222 (14.89%) Degree
15 221 (14.82%) PRINCE2
16 199 (13.35%) Security Cleared
16 199 (13.35%) Project Delivery
17 187 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
18 168 (11.27%) Change Management
19 165 (11.07%) Microsoft
19 165 (11.07%) PMO
20 156 (10.46%) Java
21 155 (10.40%) JavaScript
22 150 (10.06%) SQL
23 149 (9.99%) SC Cleared
24 148 (9.93%) Scrum
25 147 (9.86%) Python
26 146 (9.79%) Linux
27 129 (8.65%) DevOps
28 127 (8.52%) Coaching

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 42 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.88%) Confluence
3 26 (1.74%) Apache
4 18 (1.21%) Skype for Business
5 12 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.60%) Mule
7 9 (0.60%) Mule ESB
8 8 (0.54%) IIS
9 7 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.47%) CMS
9 7 (0.47%) JBoss
9 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.47%) Red Hat Fuse
10 5 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.20%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.067%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.067%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
2 54 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.60%) Open Workbench
5 7 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.40%) Figma
6 6 (0.40%) Sketch
7 4 (0.27%) InVision
7 4 (0.27%) Marvel
8 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.067%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.067%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.34%) Magento
4 5 (0.34%) R3 Corda
4 5 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.27%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.20%) SAP IBP
6 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.067%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 118 (7.91%) AWS
2 109 (7.31%) Azure
3 102 (6.84%) Office 365
4 61 (4.09%) SaaS
5 37 (2.48%) PaaS
6 30 (2.01%) G Suite
7 18 (1.21%) GCP
8 17 (1.14%) Power Platform
9 16 (1.07%) GitHub
9 16 (1.07%) Serverless
10 14 (0.94%) Amazon Cognito
11 11 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (0.74%) OneDrive
12 10 (0.67%) Azure Stack
12 10 (0.67%) Slack
12 10 (0.67%) Trello
13 8 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.89%) Internet
2 42 (2.82%) Firewall
3 35 (2.35%) Unified Communications
4 32 (2.15%) WAN
5 29 (1.95%) MPLS
6 28 (1.88%) Skype
7 24 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 17 (1.14%) DNS
9 15 (1.01%) Intranet
10 13 (0.87%) DHCP
11 12 (0.80%) Network Security
12 10 (0.67%) NetScaler
13 8 (0.54%) Software-Defined Radio
13 8 (0.54%) VLAN
14 7 (0.47%) Bluetooth
15 6 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.40%) HTTP
15 6 (0.40%) SAN
15 6 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.55%) Blockchain
3 26 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (1.61%) Big Data
5 21 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 17 (1.14%) Power BI
7 17 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (1.01%) MySQL
10 14 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (0.80%) NoSQL
11 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (0.67%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.54%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 76 (5.10%) JIRA
2 54 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 26 (1.74%) JUnit
5 21 (1.41%) Maven
6 16 (1.07%) Selenium
7 14 (0.94%) Visual Studio
8 13 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (0.87%) SonarQube
9 12 (0.80%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.74%) JMeter
10 11 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (0.67%) WebDriver
12 9 (0.60%) webpack
13 7 (0.47%) Subversion
13 7 (0.47%) TestRail
14 6 (0.40%) IntelliJ
14 6 (0.40%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 861 (57.75%) Finance
2 588 (39.44%) Public Sector
3 561 (37.63%) Telecoms
4 558 (37.42%) Marketing
5 527 (35.35%) Manufacturing
6 515 (34.54%) Electronics
7 85 (5.70%) Banking
8 75 (5.03%) Retail
9 44 (2.95%) Legal
10 26 (1.74%) Local Government
11 21 (1.41%) Police
12 17 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.07%) Back Office
13 16 (1.07%) Law
14 14 (0.94%) Games
15 13 (0.87%) Advertising
16 10 (0.67%) Military
17 9 (0.60%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.60%) Front Office
18 7 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 210 (14.08%) Project Manager
2 175 (11.74%) Programme Manager
3 171 (11.47%) Developer
4 127 (8.52%) Consultant
5 105 (7.04%) Architect
5 105 (7.04%) Senior Manager
6 101 (6.77%) Analyst
7 85 (5.70%) IT Manager
8 81 (5.43%) Delivery Manager
9 60 (4.02%) Software Developer
10 56 (3.76%) Infrastructure Manager
11 53 (3.55%) Java Developer
12 46 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
13 43 (2.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 41 (2.75%) IT Consultant
15 40 (2.68%) .NET Developer
16 39 (2.62%) Change Manager
17 38 (2.55%) Senior Consultant
18 37 (2.48%) Senior Developer
19 36 (2.41%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (7.24%) AngularJS
2 76 (5.10%) Web Services
3 67 (4.49%) .NET
4 62 (4.16%) SOAP
5 55 (3.69%) REST
6 50 (3.35%) CSS
6 50 (3.35%) HTML
7 47 (3.15%) ASP.NET
8 44 (2.95%) React
8 44 (2.95%) RESTful
9 34 (2.28%) Node.js
9 34 (2.28%) Spring
10 31 (2.08%) .NET Core
11 29 (1.95%) jQuery
12 27 (1.81%) JPA
13 26 (1.74%) Django
14 24 (1.61%) Hibernate
14 24 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (1.54%) WCF
16 19 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 187 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.43%) Data Centre
3 61 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
4 57 (3.82%) User Experience
5 40 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.62%) Virtual Team
7 30 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 29 (1.95%) Internet of Things
9 28 (1.88%) Blog
10 25 (1.68%) Cloud Native
11 24 (1.61%) Clustering
11 24 (1.61%) Robotics
12 23 (1.54%) PMI
13 20 (1.34%) Mobile App
13 20 (1.34%) NHS
14 19 (1.27%) Algorithms
15 16 (1.07%) EMC VNX
16 11 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (9.79%) Linux
2 96 (6.44%) Windows
3 68 (4.56%) Unix
4 23 (1.54%) Solaris
5 20 (1.34%) Windows 10
6 18 (1.21%) CentOS
7 14 (0.94%) Mac OS
8 12 (0.80%) Android
8 12 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.67%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.40%) Debian
12 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.067%) VMS
15 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.067%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (36.08%) Business Intelligence
3 514 (34.47%) Digital Marketing
4 419 (28.10%) Project Management
5 235 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 228 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
7 221 (14.82%) PRINCE2
8 199 (13.35%) Project Delivery
9 168 (11.27%) Change Management
10 148 (9.93%) Scrum
11 129 (8.65%) DevOps
12 127 (8.52%) Coaching
13 123 (8.25%) ITIL
14 117 (7.85%) Waterfall
15 113 (7.58%) Migration
16 110 (7.38%) Mentoring
16 110 (7.38%) Software Engineering
17 106 (7.11%) Collaborative Working
18 103 (6.91%) Business Transformation
19 93 (6.24%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 156 (10.46%) Java
2 155 (10.40%) JavaScript
3 150 (10.06%) SQL
4 147 (9.86%) Python
5 126 (8.45%) C
6 96 (6.44%) C#
7 88 (5.90%) C++
8 34 (2.28%) Bash Shell
8 34 (2.28%) Shell Script
9 32 (2.15%) Perl
10 31 (2.08%) Go
11 29 (1.95%) PHP
12 18 (1.21%) PowerShell
13 13 (0.87%) Embedded C
14 12 (0.80%) R
14 12 (0.80%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.74%) Korn
15 11 (0.74%) MATLAB
15 11 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 222 (14.89%) Degree
2 199 (13.35%) Security Cleared
3 149 (9.99%) SC Cleared
4 83 (5.57%) DV Cleared
5 50 (3.35%) PMI Certification
6 41 (2.75%) PMP
7 27 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 20 (1.34%) AWS Certification
9 18 (1.21%) ISEB
10 15 (1.01%) CISSP
11 13 (0.87%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
12 12 (0.80%) Master's Degree
13 11 (0.74%) CISM
13 11 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.74%) MCP
14 10 (0.67%) CCA
14 10 (0.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (11.07%) PMO
2 49 (3.29%) QA
3 22 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.07%) SLA
5 14 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 13 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.60%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.54%) RMADS
10 5 (0.34%) GDPR
11 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.27%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.27%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.27%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.27%) NCSC
11 4 (0.27%) NIST
11 4 (0.27%) P3O
12 3 (0.20%) EMIR
12 3 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 54 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 50 (3.35%) Docker
3 30 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.14%) XenApp
5 13 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (0.74%) vSphere
7 7 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.20%) Firmware
8 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.13%) IAG
9 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.067%) HDFS
10 1 (0.067%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.067%) vCloud
10 1 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (2.82%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.61%) SCCM
3 14 (0.94%) SCOM
4 11 (0.74%) Ansible
4 11 (0.74%) Terraform
5 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 10 (0.67%) SCOrch
6 9 (0.60%) Kibana
6 9 (0.60%) logstash
6 9 (0.60%) Nagios
7 8 (0.54%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.40%) Cacti
9 5 (0.34%) HP ALM
9 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.27%) Puppet
11 3 (0.20%) AppDNA
11 3 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 541 (36.28%) SAP
2 165 (11.07%) Microsoft
3 82 (5.50%) Oracle
4 59 (3.96%) VMware
5 49 (3.29%) Google
6 32 (2.15%) Cisco
7 30 (2.01%) FIS
7 30 (2.01%) WorldPay
8 28 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 28 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.68%) Capita
10 21 (1.41%) 3PAR
10 21 (1.41%) EMC
11 17 (1.14%) Citrix
11 17 (1.14%) HP
12 16 (1.07%) Isilon
13 15 (1.01%) Adobe
13 15 (1.01%) BMC
14 14 (0.94%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.87%) Tableau