Period
to 14 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 271 180
Rank change year-on-year +30 -91 +87
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 1,849 2,056 3,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.26% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.37% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,357 1,454 2,347
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% -6.66%

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 126,855 150,020 160,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.13% 91.80% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,757 119,437 126,588
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 +37 1,763 £57,500 - 134
UK excluding London +22 1,019 £54,000 +2.86% 115
London +37 748 £70,000 -6.67% 31
South West -3 360 £50,000 - 38
South East +44 318 £60,000 +2.13% 18
North of England -65 133 £55,000 +15.79% 14
Midlands +38 124 £60,000 -4.00% 20
North West -49 91 £55,000 +15.79% 8
West Midlands +41 83 £61,250 -1.21% 14
East of England +44 50 £47,500 -19.15% 13
East Midlands +32 41 £60,000 - 6
Yorkshire -24 38 £55,000 - 5
Scotland -18 18 £57,500 +5.65% 9
Wales +7 11 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Northern Ireland 0 5 £78,750 +50.00%
North East +9 4 £71,527 +58.95% 1

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 1,067 (57.71%) Finance
2 774 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 748 (40.45%) Public Sector
4 740 (40.02%) Marketing
5 718 (38.83%) SAP
6 702 (37.97%) Business Intelligence
7 695 (37.59%) Telecoms
8 675 (36.51%) Manufacturing
9 669 (36.18%) Digital Marketing
10 649 (35.10%) Electronics
11 486 (26.28%) Project Management
12 320 (17.31%) Degree
13 304 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 296 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
15 288 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
16 271 (14.66%) PRINCE2
17 218 (11.79%) SQL
17 218 (11.79%) Project Delivery
18 213 (11.52%) Change Management
19 208 (11.25%) Security Cleared
20 202 (10.92%) Scrum
21 192 (10.38%) AWS
21 192 (10.38%) DevOps
22 190 (10.28%) Migration
23 188 (10.17%) PMO
24 185 (10.01%) Microsoft
25 178 (9.63%) Software Engineering
26 166 (8.98%) Python
27 165 (8.92%) Business Transformation
28 158 (8.55%) JavaScript

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 39 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.35%) Confluence
3 21 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (1.08%) CMS
5 17 (0.92%) Apache
6 16 (0.87%) Apache Spark
7 14 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.54%) MS Project Server
9 8 (0.43%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.27%) JBoss
10 5 (0.27%) Mule
10 5 (0.27%) Mule ESB
10 5 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.22%) IIS
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.16%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.16%) SugarCRM
13 2 (0.11%) SAS
14 1 (0.054%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 86 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
2 64 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 62 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 43 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.59%) Open Workbench
7 10 (0.54%) Figma
7 10 (0.54%) InVision
7 10 (0.54%) Marvel
7 10 (0.54%) Sketch
8 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.054%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.054%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
2 8 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.32%) SAP IBP
5 5 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.22%) Primavera
6 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.16%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 192 (10.38%) AWS
2 151 (8.17%) Azure
3 100 (5.41%) Office 365
4 92 (4.98%) SaaS
5 89 (4.81%) PaaS
6 46 (2.49%) Serverless
7 44 (2.38%) GCP
8 33 (1.78%) GitHub
9 28 (1.51%) G Suite
10 25 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (1.14%) AWS CodePipeline
12 21 (1.14%) Power Platform
12 21 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (1.08%) npm
14 15 (0.81%) IaaS
15 13 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
15 13 (0.70%) OneDrive
16 12 (0.65%) Azure Stack
17 10 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.54%) Internet
2 44 (2.38%) Firewall
3 39 (2.11%) Unified Communications
4 38 (2.06%) WAN
5 32 (1.73%) DNS
6 29 (1.57%) MPLS
7 24 (1.30%) DHCP
8 23 (1.24%) Skype
9 21 (1.14%) Broadband
10 18 (0.97%) SAN
11 14 (0.76%) Network Security
11 14 (0.76%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.65%) NetScaler
13 9 (0.49%) HTTP
13 9 (0.49%) LAN
14 8 (0.43%) SSH
15 7 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (0.38%) VPN
16 6 (0.32%) BGP
16 6 (0.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (1.84%) Blockchain
5 33 (1.78%) Big Data
6 31 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 24 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (1.19%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 21 (1.14%) Power BI
10 19 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
10 19 (1.03%) BigQuery
11 18 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 17 (0.92%) Data Mining
13 16 (0.87%) Looker
13 16 (0.87%) Snowflake Schema
14 15 (0.81%) NoSQL
15 14 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 102 (5.52%) JIRA
2 52 (2.81%) Git (software)
3 38 (2.06%) Selenium
4 32 (1.73%) Jenkins
5 23 (1.24%) Jasmine
5 23 (1.24%) webpack
6 22 (1.19%) JUnit
6 22 (1.19%) Visual Studio
7 21 (1.14%) Mocha
7 21 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (1.08%) WebDriver
9 17 (0.92%) SpecFlow
10 15 (0.81%) JMeter
10 15 (0.81%) Protractor
11 14 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.70%) Maven
13 12 (0.65%) SonarQube
14 10 (0.54%) TestRail
14 10 (0.54%) Zephyr
General
1 1,067 (57.71%) Finance
2 748 (40.45%) Public Sector
3 740 (40.02%) Marketing
4 695 (37.59%) Telecoms
5 675 (36.51%) Manufacturing
6 649 (35.10%) Electronics
7 115 (6.22%) Retail
8 70 (3.79%) Banking
9 51 (2.76%) Legal
10 26 (1.41%) Local Government
11 23 (1.24%) Aerospace
12 22 (1.19%) Back Office
13 20 (1.08%) Front Office
14 19 (1.03%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.81%) Advertising
15 15 (0.81%) Military
16 13 (0.70%) Law
17 11 (0.59%) Billing
17 11 (0.59%) Games
18 8 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 253 (13.68%) Project Manager
2 208 (11.25%) Developer
3 192 (10.38%) Architect
4 181 (9.79%) Analyst
5 179 (9.68%) Programme Manager
6 174 (9.41%) Consultant
7 130 (7.03%) Senior Manager
8 109 (5.90%) IT Manager
9 101 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
10 90 (4.87%) Business Analyst
11 83 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
12 76 (4.11%) Cloud Architect
13 70 (3.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 61 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
15 59 (3.19%) Software Developer
16 55 (2.97%) Infrastructure Manager
17 47 (2.54%) IT Consultant
18 45 (2.43%) Azure Architect
19 44 (2.38%) AWS Architect
20 43 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (5.73%) AngularJS
2 91 (4.92%) CSS
3 82 (4.43%) .NET
4 77 (4.16%) HTML
5 56 (3.03%) Web Services
6 54 (2.92%) React
7 53 (2.87%) ASP.NET
7 53 (2.87%) RESTful
8 50 (2.70%) Node.js
9 45 (2.43%) REST
10 44 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 41 (2.22%) SOAP
12 38 (2.06%) JSON
13 36 (1.95%) Spring
14 35 (1.89%) jQuery
15 28 (1.51%) XML
16 26 (1.41%) Django
17 25 (1.35%) HTML5
17 25 (1.35%) Jest
18 24 (1.30%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 296 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.81%) Data Centre
3 85 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 79 (4.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 77 (4.16%) Cloud Native
5 77 (4.16%) User Experience
6 75 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
7 67 (3.62%) Management Information System
8 51 (2.76%) PMI
9 48 (2.60%) Algorithms
10 39 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
11 38 (2.06%) Blog
11 38 (2.06%) Fixed Income
12 30 (1.62%) Internet of Things
13 26 (1.41%) Virtual Team
14 22 (1.19%) NHS
15 19 (1.03%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.97%) Derivative
16 18 (0.97%) Social Media
17 16 (0.87%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 138 (7.46%) Linux
2 107 (5.79%) Windows
3 68 (3.68%) Unix
4 33 (1.78%) Windows 10
5 24 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 21 (1.14%) CentOS
7 14 (0.76%) Mac OS
8 12 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.65%) Solaris
9 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.22%) Debian
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.16%) Android
12 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.054%) VMS
13 1 (0.054%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 702 (37.97%) Business Intelligence
3 669 (36.18%) Digital Marketing
4 486 (26.28%) Project Management
5 304 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 288 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
7 271 (14.66%) PRINCE2
8 218 (11.79%) Project Delivery
9 213 (11.52%) Change Management
10 202 (10.92%) Scrum
11 192 (10.38%) DevOps
12 190 (10.28%) Migration
13 178 (9.63%) Software Engineering
14 165 (8.92%) Business Transformation
15 148 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
16 140 (7.57%) Analytics
17 131 (7.08%) Coaching
17 131 (7.08%) Thought Leadership
18 130 (7.03%) ITIL
19 122 (6.60%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 218 (11.79%) SQL
2 166 (8.98%) Python
3 158 (8.55%) JavaScript
4 153 (8.27%) Java
5 140 (7.57%) C#
6 133 (7.19%) C
7 79 (4.27%) C++
8 39 (2.11%) Go
9 36 (1.95%) PHP
10 24 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 24 (1.30%) R
11 23 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 22 (1.19%) ES6
13 20 (1.08%) ES7
14 19 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.03%) TypeScript
15 17 (0.92%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.81%) MATLAB
17 14 (0.76%) Perl
18 10 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 320 (17.31%) Degree
2 208 (11.25%) Security Cleared
3 152 (8.22%) SC Cleared
4 97 (5.25%) PMP
5 96 (5.19%) DV Cleared
6 93 (5.03%) PMI Certification
7 65 (3.52%) AWS Certification
8 59 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 56 (3.03%) ISEB
10 47 (2.54%) ISTQB
11 26 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 24 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (1.08%) CIMA
13 20 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 19 (1.03%) CCNA
15 18 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
16 16 (0.87%) CFA
17 15 (0.81%) APMP
17 15 (0.81%) CISSP
18 14 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (10.17%) PMO
2 115 (6.22%) QA
3 41 (2.22%) SLA
4 29 (1.57%) GDPR
5 16 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 14 (0.76%) EMIR
7 14 (0.76%) MiFID
8 13 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 11 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.27%) COBIT
10 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.27%) P3O
11 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.22%) ISO 20022
11 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.22%) NIST
12 3 (0.16%) Def Stans
12 3 (0.16%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 68 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.22%) Docker
4 33 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.51%) XenApp
6 25 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (0.97%) vSphere
8 12 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.16%) Firmware
9 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.11%) IAG
10 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.054%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.054%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.054%) HDFS
11 1 (0.054%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.054%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 86 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 37 (2.00%) SCCM
3 29 (1.57%) Terraform
4 18 (0.97%) SCOM
5 14 (0.76%) Nagios
6 12 (0.65%) AppDNA
6 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 12 (0.65%) SCOrch
7 9 (0.49%) Ansible
8 8 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.43%) Kibana
8 8 (0.43%) logstash
9 6 (0.32%) Cacti
9 6 (0.32%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.32%) Puppet
10 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.22%) Graphite
11 4 (0.22%) Graylog
Vendors
1 718 (38.83%) SAP
2 185 (10.01%) Microsoft
3 93 (5.03%) Google
4 80 (4.33%) Oracle
5 79 (4.27%) VMware
6 50 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (2.49%) Cisco
8 32 (1.73%) Adobe
9 29 (1.57%) Tableau
10 28 (1.51%) Citrix
11 24 (1.30%) HP
12 22 (1.19%) 3PAR
13 19 (1.03%) Red Hat
14 16 (0.87%) Casewise
14 16 (0.87%) Informatica
14 16 (0.87%) Talend
15 15 (0.81%) Atlassian
15 15 (0.81%) EMC
16 14 (0.76%) Splunk
17 10 (0.54%) ServiceNow