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

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 264 227
Rank change year-on-year +17 -37 +17
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 1,935 2,211 2,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.28% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.39% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,402 1,568 1,933
UK median annual salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.87% +4.55% -9.84%
10th Percentile £36,865 £33,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year - +6.60% -10.45%

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 132,276 158,555 158,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 92.00% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 103,739 127,602 128,957
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £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 June 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 20 June 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 +23 1,781 £56,500 -1.74% 44
UK excluding London +29 1,104 £52,500 - 23
London +2 725 £70,000 - 22
South West +8 366 £52,500 +12.90% 1
South East +20 290 £55,000 -8.33% 8
North of England -33 192 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North West -3 152 £50,000 -5.21% 2
Midlands +23 119 £65,000 +23.81% 8
West Midlands +10 78 £65,000 +26.50% 4
East of England +88 68 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Scotland -9 48 £57,500 -10.51% 1
East Midlands +15 41 £63,750 +15.91% 3
Yorkshire -32 37 £52,500 -1.87%
Wales +5 12 £53,750 +19.44%
Northern Ireland -16 9 £30,510 -35.77%
North East +2 3 £53,928 +19.84%

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 1,059 (54.73%) Finance
2 815 (42.12%) Agile Software Development
3 724 (37.42%) SAP
4 705 (36.43%) Marketing
5 680 (35.14%) Telecoms
6 677 (34.99%) Business Intelligence
7 657 (33.95%) Manufacturing
8 651 (33.64%) Digital Marketing
9 629 (32.51%) Electronics
10 581 (30.03%) Project Management
11 323 (16.69%) PRINCE2
12 305 (15.76%) Degree
13 281 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
14 257 (13.28%) Change Management
15 244 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 231 (11.94%) Scrum
17 230 (11.89%) SQL
18 228 (11.78%) Microsoft
19 220 (11.37%) Software Engineering
20 204 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
21 202 (10.44%) PMO
22 193 (9.97%) Security Cleared
23 188 (9.72%) Java
24 178 (9.20%) JavaScript
25 166 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
26 158 (8.17%) Test Automation
27 155 (8.01%) Migration
28 154 (7.96%) C#
28 154 (7.96%) QA
29 147 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure

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 31 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.29%) Confluence
2 25 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (1.24%) CMS
4 18 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 16 (0.83%) IIS
6 14 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.62%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.47%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.16%) Hyperledger
10 3 (0.16%) SAS
10 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.10%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.10%) WordPress
12 1 (0.052%) Apache
12 1 (0.052%) JBoss
12 1 (0.052%) Mule
12 1 (0.052%) nginx
Applications
1 97 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (4.70%) Microsoft Project
3 80 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
5 26 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.52%) Sketch
7 9 (0.47%) Figma
7 9 (0.47%) InVision
7 9 (0.47%) Marvel
8 5 (0.26%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.052%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.47%) Primavera
4 8 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
6 6 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.21%) Lawson
8 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.10%) Workday HCM
10 1 (0.052%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 166 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (5.99%) SaaS
4 93 (4.81%) Office 365
5 56 (2.89%) PaaS
6 51 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 38 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (1.71%) Power Platform
9 25 (1.29%) GitHub
10 20 (1.03%) IaaS
11 18 (0.93%) Serverless
12 13 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (0.57%) G Suite
13 11 (0.57%) npm
14 10 (0.52%) Heroku
15 9 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 8 (0.41%) Slack
17 7 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
17 7 (0.36%) AWS CodePipeline
17 7 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.15%) Broadband
2 42 (2.17%) Firewall
3 30 (1.55%) Internet
4 26 (1.34%) WAN
5 19 (0.98%) Unified Communications
6 18 (0.93%) Skype
7 16 (0.83%) MPLS
7 16 (0.83%) Network Security
8 15 (0.78%) LAN
9 11 (0.57%) DNS
9 11 (0.57%) SAN
10 9 (0.47%) DHCP
10 9 (0.47%) HTTP
11 8 (0.41%) VoIP
11 8 (0.41%) VPN
12 7 (0.36%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.31%) BGP
13 6 (0.31%) OSPF
13 6 (0.31%) SSH
13 6 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 55 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (1.81%) Big Data
4 33 (1.71%) Power BI
5 28 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (1.40%) Blockchain
7 24 (1.24%) QlikView
7 24 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (1.19%) Data Mining
8 23 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 22 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 21 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
10 21 (1.09%) Qlik Sense
11 20 (1.03%) Couchbase
11 20 (1.03%) Hadoop
12 19 (0.98%) BigQuery
13 18 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 16 (0.83%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 111 (5.74%) JIRA
2 53 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 46 (2.38%) Selenium
4 38 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 28 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.09%) webpack
7 20 (1.03%) Cucumber
8 17 (0.88%) WebDriver
9 16 (0.83%) Protractor
9 16 (0.83%) SpecFlow
10 15 (0.78%) Jasmine
10 15 (0.78%) TeamCity
11 13 (0.67%) Maven
12 11 (0.57%) JUnit
12 11 (0.57%) Mocha
12 11 (0.57%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.52%) Babel
13 10 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
13 10 (0.52%) SoapUI
14 8 (0.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,059 (54.73%) Finance
2 705 (36.43%) Marketing
3 680 (35.14%) Telecoms
4 657 (33.95%) Manufacturing
5 629 (32.51%) Electronics
6 131 (6.77%) Retail
7 87 (4.50%) Banking
8 36 (1.86%) Aerospace
9 30 (1.55%) Legal
10 29 (1.50%) Military
11 27 (1.40%) Local Government
12 25 (1.29%) Games
13 17 (0.88%) Front Office
14 16 (0.83%) Advertising
15 14 (0.72%) Back Office
15 14 (0.72%) Publishing
16 13 (0.67%) Law
17 10 (0.52%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.41%) French Language
18 8 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 284 (14.68%) Project Manager
2 238 (12.30%) Analyst
3 208 (10.75%) Developer
4 170 (8.79%) Architect
5 168 (8.68%) Programme Manager
6 147 (7.60%) Consultant
7 136 (7.03%) Senior Manager
8 134 (6.93%) IT Manager
9 110 (5.68%) Business Analyst
10 97 (5.01%) Senior Project Manager
11 81 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
12 73 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
13 57 (2.95%) Software Developer
14 56 (2.89%) Software Engineer
15 53 (2.74%) Cloud Architect
16 51 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
17 49 (2.53%) Programme Director
17 49 (2.53%) SAP Manager
18 48 (2.48%) .NET Developer
19 47 (2.43%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (5.53%) .NET
2 104 (5.37%) HTML
3 102 (5.27%) CSS
4 95 (4.91%) AngularJS
5 71 (3.67%) React
6 63 (3.26%) ASP.NET
7 59 (3.05%) Web Services
8 53 (2.74%) jQuery
9 52 (2.69%) RESTful
10 49 (2.53%) Node.js
10 49 (2.53%) REST
11 45 (2.33%) SOAP
12 43 (2.22%) HTML5
13 40 (2.07%) JSON
13 40 (2.07%) Spring
14 37 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 33 (1.71%) CSS3
16 32 (1.65%) XML
17 24 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web API
18 23 (1.19%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 281 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
3 103 (5.32%) User Experience
4 89 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 77 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 71 (3.67%) Algorithms
7 70 (3.62%) PMI
8 68 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
9 52 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
10 48 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 47 (2.43%) Blog
12 44 (2.27%) Cloud Native
13 32 (1.65%) Data Structures
14 24 (1.24%) NHS
15 23 (1.19%) Fixed Income
16 22 (1.14%) Public Cloud
17 20 (1.03%) Internet of Things
18 16 (0.83%) Mobile App
19 14 (0.72%) Virtual Team
20 13 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 115 (5.94%) Windows
2 81 (4.19%) Linux
3 40 (2.07%) Windows Server
4 33 (1.71%) Unix
5 23 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.72%) Android
9 12 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.26%) CentOS
11 5 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.26%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.052%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (42.12%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (34.99%) Business Intelligence
3 651 (33.64%) Digital Marketing
4 581 (30.03%) Project Management
5 323 (16.69%) PRINCE2
6 257 (13.28%) Change Management
7 244 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 231 (11.94%) Scrum
9 220 (11.37%) Software Engineering
10 204 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
11 158 (8.17%) Test Automation
12 155 (8.01%) Migration
13 136 (7.03%) SDLC
14 130 (6.72%) Analytics
14 130 (6.72%) Business Transformation
15 126 (6.51%) DevOps
16 123 (6.36%) Risk Management
17 121 (6.25%) Data Analysis
18 119 (6.15%) ITIL
19 114 (5.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 230 (11.89%) SQL
2 188 (9.72%) Java
3 178 (9.20%) JavaScript
4 154 (7.96%) C#
5 137 (7.08%) C
6 115 (5.94%) Python
7 64 (3.31%) C++
8 51 (2.64%) T-SQL
9 39 (2.02%) PHP
10 26 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 19 (0.98%) Go
11 19 (0.98%) TypeScript
12 17 (0.88%) R
13 14 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 14 (0.72%) ES6
13 14 (0.72%) Ruby
14 12 (0.62%) Apple Swift
14 12 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.57%) ES7
15 11 (0.57%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 305 (15.76%) Degree
2 193 (9.97%) Security Cleared
3 118 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 104 (5.37%) PMI Certification
5 100 (5.17%) PMP
6 84 (4.34%) DV Cleared
7 59 (3.05%) ISEB
8 51 (2.64%) ISTQB
9 47 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 45 (2.33%) AWS Certification
11 38 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 36 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 36 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 26 (1.34%) APMP
14 23 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (0.93%) CISSP
16 17 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (0.78%) CIMA
18 13 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 13 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (10.44%) PMO
2 154 (7.96%) QA
3 44 (2.27%) SLA
4 41 (2.12%) GDPR
5 31 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 12 (0.62%) EMIR
7 12 (0.62%) P3O
8 11 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
8 11 (0.57%) MiFID
8 11 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.52%) Def Stans
10 9 (0.47%) NIST
11 8 (0.41%) COBIT
11 8 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
14 4 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 66 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.00%) Docker
3 31 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.52%) XenApp
6 9 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.47%) vSphere
7 8 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.052%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.052%) Firmware
10 1 (0.052%) vCloud
10 1 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (3.98%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.24%) Terraform
3 20 (1.03%) SCCM
4 10 (0.52%) Ansible
4 10 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.47%) SCOM
6 8 (0.41%) MIIS
7 7 (0.36%) Grafana
8 6 (0.31%) AppDNA
8 6 (0.31%) Graphite
8 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.31%) Puppet
8 6 (0.31%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.21%) Nagios
10 3 (0.16%) RSA Archer
10 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 724 (37.42%) SAP
2 228 (11.78%) Microsoft
3 113 (5.84%) Oracle
4 68 (3.51%) Google
5 59 (3.05%) VMware
6 44 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 39 (2.02%) Cisco
8 38 (1.96%) Cognizant
9 31 (1.60%) Tableau
10 28 (1.45%) Adobe
11 25 (1.29%) Citrix
12 18 (0.93%) Sun
13 17 (0.88%) EMC
14 16 (0.83%) HP
15 10 (0.52%) CheckPoint
16 9 (0.47%) IBM
16 9 (0.47%) Informatica
16 9 (0.47%) ServiceNow
17 8 (0.41%) 3PAR
17 8 (0.41%) JD Edwards