Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 263 233
Rank change year-on-year +26 -30 +8
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 2,466 2,267 3,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.28% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.43% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,700 1,812 2,371
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% -

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 155,536 158,519 185,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.84% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,908 131,030 153,743
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +25 2,322 £60,000 +4.35% 306
UK excluding London +4 1,368 £55,000 +7.84% 193
London +60 1,005 £70,000 - 118
South East +25 367 £60,000 +4.35% 47
South West -9 354 £52,500 +5.00% 55
North of England -22 262 £55,000 +15.79% 34
Midlands +36 197 £62,500 +25.00% 23
North West -23 180 £55,000 +22.22% 23
East of England +1 130 £50,000 -20.00% 27
West Midlands +32 118 £70,000 +27.27% 13
East Midlands +28 79 £55,000 +14.58% 10
Yorkshire -47 43 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Scotland -26 42 £58,000 +10.48% 5
North East +12 39 £50,000 -28.57% 4
Wales +13 13 £48,750 +0.45% 2
Northern Ireland -24 2 £60,000 +4.35%
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 1,617 (65.57%) Finance
2 967 (39.21%) SAP
3 961 (38.97%) Marketing
4 955 (38.73%) Telecoms
5 887 (35.97%) Business Intelligence
6 872 (35.36%) Manufacturing
7 860 (34.87%) Digital Marketing
8 847 (34.35%) Electronics
9 800 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
10 726 (29.44%) Project Management
11 434 (17.60%) PRINCE2
12 413 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 398 (16.14%) Degree
14 373 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
15 351 (14.23%) Banking
16 297 (12.04%) Microsoft
17 273 (11.07%) PMO
18 262 (10.62%) SQL
19 258 (10.46%) Retail
20 249 (10.10%) Java
21 223 (9.04%) Scrum
22 214 (8.68%) JavaScript
23 208 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
24 201 (8.15%) SDLC
25 195 (7.91%) Change Management
26 192 (7.79%) Python
26 192 (7.79%) Asset Management
27 189 (7.66%) C#
28 182 (7.38%) Linux
29 181 (7.34%) .NET

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 55 (2.23%) Mule
2 52 (2.11%) Tomcat
3 51 (2.07%) Apache Spark
4 47 (1.91%) Mule ESB
5 46 (1.87%) JBoss
6 43 (1.74%) SharePoint
7 23 (0.93%) IIS
8 18 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 13 (0.53%) Confluence
11 12 (0.49%) MS Project Server
12 11 (0.45%) SAS
13 10 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
13 10 (0.41%) CMS
14 8 (0.32%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.28%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.28%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.24%) Apache Solr
17 5 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 5 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 113 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (4.14%) Microsoft Project
3 90 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
4 60 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 56 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.24%) SPSS
7 5 (0.20%) FileZilla
8 2 (0.081%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.081%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.081%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.041%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.041%) Revit
9 1 (0.041%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 52 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (0.53%) Magento
6 10 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
7 9 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.32%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
9 7 (0.28%) Endur
9 7 (0.28%) OpenLink RightAngle
9 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.24%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.20%) Shopify
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.16%) Primavera
12 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.16%) SAP QM
12 4 (0.16%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 208 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (5.27%) SaaS
3 108 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (1.95%) Office 365
5 43 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (1.14%) PaaS
7 25 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
8 24 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.81%) GitHub
9 20 (0.81%) IaaS
10 13 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.41%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.36%) Google Play
13 6 (0.24%) Basecamp
13 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.24%) npm
14 5 (0.20%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.20%) Sage Pay
15 4 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.07%) HTTP
2 38 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 36 (1.46%) Network Security
4 29 (1.18%) SSL
5 28 (1.14%) Firewall
6 27 (1.09%) Internet
7 19 (0.77%) LAN
7 19 (0.77%) SAN
8 18 (0.73%) WAN
9 17 (0.69%) DNS
10 16 (0.65%) Unified Communications
10 16 (0.65%) Wireless
11 14 (0.57%) Skype
11 14 (0.57%) VPN
12 13 (0.53%) SMS
13 11 (0.45%) Intranet
13 11 (0.45%) SSH
14 10 (0.41%) Ethernet
15 9 (0.36%) AMQP
16 8 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 110 (4.46%) NoSQL
3 105 (4.26%) Big Data
4 66 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 66 (2.68%) MongoDB
5 65 (2.64%) Hadoop
6 52 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 44 (1.78%) MySQL
10 41 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (1.54%) Relational Database
12 32 (1.30%) Oracle Database
13 29 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (0.89%) CouchDB
18 21 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
18 21 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 142 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 112 (4.54%) JIRA
3 69 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 65 (2.64%) JUnit
5 41 (1.66%) IntelliJ
6 28 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 28 (1.14%) Selenium
7 26 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 22 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (0.89%) TeamCity
9 21 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (0.85%) GitLab
10 19 (0.77%) Grunt
11 18 (0.73%) gulp
11 18 (0.73%) Jasmine
12 17 (0.69%) Subversion
13 14 (0.57%) Maven
13 14 (0.57%) Mercurial
14 13 (0.53%) WebDriver
15 12 (0.49%) Protractor
General
1 1,617 (65.57%) Finance
2 961 (38.97%) Marketing
3 955 (38.73%) Telecoms
4 872 (35.36%) Manufacturing
5 847 (34.35%) Electronics
6 351 (14.23%) Banking
7 258 (10.46%) Retail
8 166 (6.73%) Retail Banking
9 164 (6.65%) Investment Banking
10 93 (3.77%) Legal
11 32 (1.30%) Law
12 31 (1.26%) Advertising
13 27 (1.09%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.93%) Back Office
15 15 (0.61%) Local Government
15 15 (0.61%) Military
16 14 (0.57%) Aerospace
16 14 (0.57%) Automotive
17 13 (0.53%) Games
18 11 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 349 (14.15%) Project Manager
2 340 (13.79%) Developer
3 252 (10.22%) Programme Manager
4 229 (9.29%) Analyst
5 154 (6.24%) Senior Manager
6 145 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 108 (4.38%) Business Analyst
8 100 (4.06%) Architect
9 93 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 82 (3.33%) Java Developer
10 82 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
11 74 (3.00%) Consultant
12 70 (2.84%) .NET Developer
13 65 (2.64%) C# Developer
14 62 (2.51%) IT Project Manager
15 60 (2.43%) C# .NET Developer
16 57 (2.31%) Delivery Manager
17 52 (2.11%) ASP.NET Developer
17 52 (2.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 50 (2.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (7.34%) .NET
2 144 (5.84%) HTML
3 134 (5.43%) CSS
4 130 (5.27%) XML
5 128 (5.19%) Web Services
6 124 (5.03%) AngularJS
6 124 (5.03%) REST
7 115 (4.66%) JSON
8 96 (3.89%) Spring
9 75 (3.04%) ASP.NET
10 72 (2.92%) SOAP
11 70 (2.84%) RESTful
12 68 (2.76%) React
13 65 (2.64%) HTML5
14 61 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 60 (2.43%) Hibernate
16 58 (2.35%) jQuery
17 56 (2.27%) Spring MVC
18 52 (2.11%) Apache Camel
19 49 (1.99%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 373 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (5.39%) Computer Science
3 115 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 92 (3.73%) PMI
5 84 (3.41%) User Experience
6 51 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (2.03%) Data Centre
8 48 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 44 (1.78%) Fintech
9 44 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 31 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.22%) NHS
12 29 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
13 28 (1.14%) FMCG
14 26 (1.05%) Public Cloud
15 23 (0.93%) Virtual Team
16 21 (0.85%) N-Tier
17 16 (0.65%) Life Science
18 14 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
18 14 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 182 (7.38%) Linux
2 109 (4.42%) Windows
3 50 (2.03%) Unix
4 36 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.01%) Windows Server
6 24 (0.97%) Android
6 24 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.20%) CentOS
12 5 (0.20%) Solaris
13 4 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.081%) Debian
14 2 (0.081%) Fedora
14 2 (0.081%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 887 (35.97%) Business Intelligence
2 860 (34.87%) Digital Marketing
3 800 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
4 726 (29.44%) Project Management
5 434 (17.60%) PRINCE2
6 413 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 223 (9.04%) Scrum
8 201 (8.15%) SDLC
9 195 (7.91%) Change Management
10 192 (7.79%) Asset Management
11 174 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 172 (6.97%) E-Commerce
13 163 (6.61%) Coaching
13 163 (6.61%) Wealth Management
14 161 (6.53%) ITIL
14 161 (6.53%) Risk Management
15 149 (6.04%) TDD
16 148 (6.00%) Information Security
17 147 (5.96%) Software Engineering
18 141 (5.72%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 262 (10.62%) SQL
2 249 (10.10%) Java
3 214 (8.68%) JavaScript
4 192 (7.79%) Python
5 189 (7.66%) C#
6 97 (3.93%) C++
7 59 (2.39%) Ruby
8 50 (2.03%) C
9 48 (1.95%) Go
10 46 (1.87%) T-SQL
11 44 (1.78%) Shell Script
12 40 (1.62%) Bash Shell
13 31 (1.26%) MATLAB
13 31 (1.26%) Perl
14 30 (1.22%) TypeScript
15 26 (1.05%) VB.NET
16 25 (1.01%) ES6
16 25 (1.01%) R
17 18 (0.73%) PowerShell
18 17 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 398 (16.14%) Degree
2 136 (5.52%) PMI Certification
3 105 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 89 (3.61%) CISSP
4 89 (3.61%) PMP
5 88 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 86 (3.49%) CISM
7 65 (2.64%) SC Cleared
8 37 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 31 (1.26%) ISEB
10 30 (1.22%) ISTQB
11 29 (1.18%) CBAP
11 29 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 25 (1.01%) Master's Degree
13 24 (0.97%) APMP
14 21 (0.85%) CISA
15 20 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (0.65%) DV Cleared
16 16 (0.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (11.07%) PMO
2 169 (6.85%) QA
3 33 (1.34%) GDPR
3 33 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 33 (1.34%) SLA
4 32 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.93%) P3O
8 17 (0.69%) PMBOK
9 14 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.53%) GCP
11 11 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.36%) RMADS
13 8 (0.32%) COBIT
13 8 (0.32%) SEPA
14 7 (0.28%) Basel III
14 7 (0.28%) TARGET2
15 4 (0.16%) COSO
15 4 (0.16%) GMP
System Software
1 71 (2.88%) Docker
2 58 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 31 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.24%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.24%) vSphere
6 6 (0.24%) XenApp
7 4 (0.16%) NFS
8 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.081%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.041%) HDFS
10 1 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.041%) Samba
10 1 (0.041%) Squid
10 1 (0.041%) vCloud
10 1 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 59 (2.39%) Ansible
2 57 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (2.23%) Kubernetes
4 47 (1.91%) Puppet
5 19 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.53%) AirWatch
6 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (0.53%) Nagios
7 12 (0.49%) Oozie
8 9 (0.36%) Terraform
9 8 (0.32%) Mesos
9 8 (0.32%) Packer
10 6 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.20%) Marathon
11 5 (0.20%) rkt
11 5 (0.20%) SCCM
12 3 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.12%) Grafana
12 3 (0.12%) logstash
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 967 (39.21%) SAP
2 297 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 123 (4.99%) Oracle
4 79 (3.20%) Google
5 52 (2.11%) VMware
6 51 (2.07%) Apple
7 34 (1.38%) Cisco
8 29 (1.18%) HP
8 29 (1.18%) ION Trading
8 29 (1.18%) Murex
8 29 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (1.05%) Citrix
10 25 (1.01%) EMC
11 20 (0.81%) hybris
11 20 (0.81%) IBM
12 18 (0.73%) Lotus
13 17 (0.69%) Splunk
14 16 (0.65%) NetApp
14 16 (0.65%) Remedy
15 15 (0.61%) BMC