Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 271 278
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 -41
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 2,054 2,205 2,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.25% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.36% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,501 1,551 1,738
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% -9.73%

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 138,888 162,355 159,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,515 131,738 131,606
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Programme Management in the UK

Programme Management
Top 15 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 20 February 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 +12 1,910 £60,000 -4.00% 212
UK excluding London +40 1,222 £52,500 -4.55% 149
London -20 738 £75,000 +4.17% 73
South West +58 410 £52,500 -4.55% 39
South East +14 280 £57,500 -4.17% 37
North of England +15 210 £47,500 -13.64% 18
North West +23 169 £45,000 -21.74% 12
East of England +80 137 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Midlands -24 121 £62,817 +4.69% 28
West Midlands +4 93 £65,000 +4.00% 19
Scotland -13 41 £55,000 -5.98% 7
Yorkshire +36 36 £53,750 -2.27% 5
East Midlands -13 26 £50,000 -7.83% 9
Wales +23 24 £46,250 +2.78% 2
North East -12 5 £65,000 +36.84% 1

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1,350 (65.73%) Finance
2 870 (42.36%) SAP
3 860 (41.87%) Marketing
4 828 (40.31%) Telecoms
5 788 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
6 787 (38.32%) Manufacturing
7 780 (37.97%) Business Intelligence
8 771 (37.54%) Digital Marketing
9 764 (37.20%) Electronics
10 604 (29.41%) Project Management
11 328 (15.97%) Degree
12 319 (15.53%) PRINCE2
13 299 (14.56%) Microsoft
14 289 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 284 (13.83%) Java
16 280 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
17 265 (12.90%) PMO
18 258 (12.56%) Change Management
19 257 (12.51%) Software Engineering
20 252 (12.27%) Scrum
21 246 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
22 221 (10.76%) SQL
23 198 (9.64%) JavaScript
24 189 (9.20%) C#
25 187 (9.10%) Python
26 182 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
27 181 (8.81%) SDLC
28 179 (8.71%) .NET
29 178 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
30 173 (8.42%) Risk Management

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 40 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 37 (1.80%) Apache Spark
2 37 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (1.02%) IIS
4 20 (0.97%) Confluence
5 15 (0.73%) Skype for Business
6 13 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.54%) SAS
8 10 (0.49%) CMS
9 9 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.39%) Apache
11 7 (0.34%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.15%) Drupal
13 3 (0.15%) nginx
14 2 (0.097%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.097%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 152 (7.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (5.50%) Microsoft Project
3 109 (5.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 83 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
5 51 (2.48%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.34%) Open Workbench
7 6 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.049%) Simulink
8 1 (0.049%) SPSS
8 1 (0.049%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.34%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.15%) Lawson
8 2 (0.097%) LongView
8 2 (0.097%) Primavera
8 2 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.097%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.049%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.049%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 182 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (4.82%) Office 365
4 98 (4.77%) SaaS
5 73 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (1.31%) IaaS
7 24 (1.17%) PaaS
8 22 (1.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 20 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.49%) GitHub
12 8 (0.39%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.29%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.15%) Mimecast
16 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
17 2 (0.097%) AWS Fargate
17 2 (0.097%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.24%) Firewall
2 34 (1.66%) Network Security
3 25 (1.22%) Internet
4 18 (0.88%) Skype
5 17 (0.83%) LAN
5 17 (0.83%) WAN
6 16 (0.78%) Wireless
7 15 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.68%) Unified Communications
9 11 (0.54%) VLAN
10 8 (0.39%) DNS
11 7 (0.34%) DHCP
11 7 (0.34%) Intranet
12 6 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.24%) NGN
13 5 (0.24%) SAN
13 5 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.26%) Big Data
3 55 (2.68%) MongoDB
4 37 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 36 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 33 (1.61%) Couchbase
6 33 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 33 (1.61%) MySQL
7 30 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 20 (0.97%) CouchDB
8 20 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 19 (0.93%) QlikView
9 19 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (0.88%) Power BI
11 16 (0.78%) Blockchain
11 16 (0.78%) SAP HANA
12 14 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 84 (4.09%) JIRA
2 59 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 51 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 50 (2.43%) Selenium
5 28 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 16 (0.78%) SpecFlow
8 14 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 13 (0.63%) GitLab
10 12 (0.58%) Maven
10 12 (0.58%) Protractor
10 12 (0.58%) Vagrant
11 11 (0.54%) Hudson
12 9 (0.44%) Babel
12 9 (0.44%) JUnit
12 9 (0.44%) webpack
13 8 (0.39%) Jasmine
13 8 (0.39%) TestNG
14 7 (0.34%) IntelliJ
14 7 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,350 (65.73%) Finance
2 860 (41.87%) Marketing
3 828 (40.31%) Telecoms
4 787 (38.32%) Manufacturing
5 764 (37.20%) Electronics
6 165 (8.03%) Retail
7 126 (6.13%) Banking
8 45 (2.19%) Law
9 39 (1.90%) Front Office
10 33 (1.61%) Legal
11 31 (1.51%) Games
12 26 (1.27%) Military
13 24 (1.17%) Investment Banking
14 23 (1.12%) Publishing
15 22 (1.07%) Financial Institution
15 22 (1.07%) Private Banking
16 20 (0.97%) Billing
17 19 (0.93%) Advertising
18 17 (0.83%) Back Office
19 13 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 271 (13.19%) Project Manager
2 267 (13.00%) Programme Manager
3 231 (11.25%) Developer
4 201 (9.79%) Analyst
5 178 (8.67%) Architect
6 117 (5.70%) IT Manager
7 103 (5.01%) Consultant
8 99 (4.82%) Senior Manager
9 82 (3.99%) Java Developer
10 71 (3.46%) Software Engineer
11 65 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
11 65 (3.16%) Technical Architect
12 64 (3.12%) .NET Developer
12 64 (3.12%) IT Project Manager
13 62 (3.02%) Software Developer
14 59 (2.87%) C# Developer
15 56 (2.73%) Senior Developer
16 52 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
16 52 (2.53%) SAP Manager
17 50 (2.43%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (8.71%) .NET
2 139 (6.77%) HTML
3 118 (5.74%) CSS
4 103 (5.01%) ASP.NET
5 100 (4.87%) AngularJS
6 98 (4.77%) React
7 78 (3.80%) HTML5
8 77 (3.75%) Spring
8 77 (3.75%) Web Services
9 65 (3.16%) Node.js
10 62 (3.02%) RESTful
11 58 (2.82%) Spring MVC
12 53 (2.58%) SOAP
13 51 (2.48%) CSS3
14 50 (2.43%) jQuery
15 46 (2.24%) REST
16 44 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
17 41 (2.00%) Kafka
18 35 (1.70%) J2EE
19 30 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 280 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (5.01%) Management Information System
3 101 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 90 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 80 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
6 74 (3.60%) Algorithms
7 73 (3.55%) PMI
8 66 (3.21%) User Experience
9 50 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
10 46 (2.24%) Blog
11 41 (2.00%) Mobile App
12 30 (1.46%) Social Media
13 29 (1.41%) NHS
14 26 (1.27%) Fintech
15 19 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
16 18 (0.88%) Data Structures
16 18 (0.88%) Virtual Team
17 17 (0.83%) Life Science
18 15 (0.73%) Client/Server
18 15 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 159 (7.74%) Windows
2 104 (5.06%) Linux
3 56 (2.73%) Windows Server
4 33 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (1.51%) Unix
6 30 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.02%) Android
7 21 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.54%) Solaris
9 11 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.29%) CentOS
13 4 (0.19%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.15%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 788 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 780 (37.97%) Business Intelligence
3 771 (37.54%) Digital Marketing
4 604 (29.41%) Project Management
5 319 (15.53%) PRINCE2
6 289 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 258 (12.56%) Change Management
8 257 (12.51%) Software Engineering
9 252 (12.27%) Scrum
10 246 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
11 181 (8.81%) SDLC
12 173 (8.42%) Risk Management
13 159 (7.74%) Line Management
14 157 (7.64%) ITIL
15 156 (7.59%) Migration
16 141 (6.86%) Test Automation
17 131 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
18 125 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
19 117 (5.70%) TDD
20 116 (5.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 284 (13.83%) Java
2 221 (10.76%) SQL
3 198 (9.64%) JavaScript
4 189 (9.20%) C#
5 187 (9.10%) Python
6 116 (5.65%) C
7 105 (5.11%) C++
8 75 (3.65%) Go
9 47 (2.29%) PowerShell
10 42 (2.04%) Bash Shell
11 40 (1.95%) Ruby
11 40 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 37 (1.80%) PHP
13 29 (1.41%) R
14 22 (1.07%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.68%) VB
16 13 (0.63%) Java 8
17 12 (0.58%) Cython
18 11 (0.54%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 328 (15.97%) Degree
2 164 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 125 (6.09%) PMI Certification
4 102 (4.97%) SC Cleared
5 96 (4.67%) PMP
6 83 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 55 (2.68%) DV Cleared
8 42 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 38 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (1.61%) CISSP
11 31 (1.51%) APMP
12 27 (1.31%) MCSE
12 27 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
13 26 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.12%) MCP
15 19 (0.93%) PgMP
16 18 (0.88%) ISEB
17 17 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 16 (0.78%) MBA
19 14 (0.68%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (12.90%) PMO
2 120 (5.84%) QA
3 48 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (2.04%) GDPR
5 33 (1.61%) SLA
6 21 (1.02%) P3O
7 18 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 16 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.54%) Data Quality
10 10 (0.49%) PMBOK
11 9 (0.44%) COBIT
12 7 (0.34%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.29%) Def Stans
13 6 (0.29%) HIPAA
13 6 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.29%) RMADS
13 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.19%) GxP
14 4 (0.19%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 96 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 84 (4.09%) Docker
3 33 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.78%) vSphere
5 15 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (0.63%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.24%) XenApp
10 2 (0.097%) Firmware
10 2 (0.097%) HDFS
10 2 (0.097%) Snort
10 2 (0.097%) Squid
10 2 (0.097%) Xen
10 2 (0.097%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.049%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.049%) Varnish
11 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 66 (3.21%) Kubernetes
2 36 (1.75%) Ansible
3 19 (0.93%) Puppet
4 18 (0.88%) SCCM
5 17 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.73%) Terraform
7 9 (0.44%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.39%) Salt
9 6 (0.29%) Packer
10 5 (0.24%) Grafana
10 5 (0.24%) Kibana
10 5 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.24%) RSA Archer
11 4 (0.19%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.19%) Nagios
11 4 (0.19%) SCOM
12 3 (0.15%) Nessus
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 870 (42.36%) SAP
2 299 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 131 (6.38%) Oracle
4 84 (4.09%) Google
5 64 (3.12%) VMware
6 53 (2.58%) Citrix
7 52 (2.53%) Cognizant
8 49 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (1.70%) Cisco
10 28 (1.36%) Tableau
11 22 (1.07%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 18 (0.88%) Sun
13 16 (0.78%) HP
14 15 (0.73%) CheckPoint
14 15 (0.73%) EMC
15 12 (0.58%) IBM
16 11 (0.54%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.54%) ServiceNow
17 10 (0.49%) Apple
17 10 (0.49%) hybris