Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 174 260
Rank change year-on-year -94 +86 -36
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 2,070 3,511 2,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 2.02% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.20% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 2,374 2,026
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +2.80%

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 148,908 159,518 173,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 118,438 125,808 144,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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 -92 1,910 £57,500 +4.55% 212
UK excluding London -92 1,187 £52,500 +5.00% 158
London -99 774 £74,250 +6.07% 71
South West -36 398 £50,000 +5.26% 41
South East -77 310 £60,000 +9.09% 34
North of England -27 229 £47,500 -5.00% 26
North West -28 173 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Midlands -24 118 £62,500 +8.70% 25
West Midlands +6 77 £62,000 +3.33% 17
East of England -114 64 £57,500 +35.29% 15
Scotland +19 56 £54,713 -4.85% 8
Yorkshire +32 51 £56,250 -4.66% 8
East Midlands -47 39 £55,000 +3.29% 6
Wales -1 15 £45,000 -10.00% 8
North East -63 5 £45,000 -5.26%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 1,320 (63.77%) Finance
2 839 (40.53%) SAP
3 837 (40.43%) Marketing
4 793 (38.31%) Telecoms
5 742 (35.85%) Manufacturing
6 739 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
7 737 (35.60%) Business Intelligence
8 721 (34.83%) Digital Marketing
9 712 (34.40%) Electronics
10 670 (32.37%) Project Management
11 345 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 334 (16.14%) Degree
13 311 (15.02%) Microsoft
14 302 (14.59%) PRINCE2
15 288 (13.91%) Java
16 273 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
17 271 (13.09%) PMO
18 242 (11.69%) Scrum
19 239 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
20 227 (10.97%) Change Management
21 226 (10.92%) C#
21 226 (10.92%) .NET
22 219 (10.58%) Retail
23 216 (10.43%) Banking
24 210 (10.14%) JavaScript
25 194 (9.37%) Python
26 182 (8.79%) Oracle
27 180 (8.70%) Software Engineering
28 179 (8.65%) SQL
29 177 (8.55%) SDLC

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 (2.03%) Apache Spark
1 42 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.35%) CMS
3 25 (1.21%) Confluence
4 24 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 18 (0.87%) Apache
7 16 (0.77%) SAS
8 14 (0.68%) JBoss
9 11 (0.53%) Mule
10 9 (0.43%) Mule ESB
10 9 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.43%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.34%) IIS
13 6 (0.29%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.29%) MS Project Server
13 6 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 118 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 111 (5.36%) Microsoft Project
3 88 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
4 69 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (2.08%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.34%) SPSS
7 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.19%) Gephi
10 3 (0.14%) InVision
11 2 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.097%) InDesign
11 2 (0.097%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.097%) Stata
12 1 (0.048%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.048%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 25 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.43%) Primavera
5 8 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.14%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.097%) LongView
11 2 (0.097%) Magento
11 2 (0.097%) Shopify
12 1 (0.048%) CA PPM
12 1 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
12 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 170 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 165 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
3 132 (6.38%) SaaS
4 89 (4.30%) Office 365
5 39 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 38 (1.84%) IaaS
6 38 (1.84%) PaaS
7 35 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.43%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.29%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.19%) Asana
11 4 (0.19%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.14%) AdWords
12 3 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.14%) Lucidchart
12 3 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.13%) Network Security
2 30 (1.45%) Firewall
3 22 (1.06%) Internet
4 19 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
5 17 (0.82%) Wireless
6 16 (0.77%) WAN
7 15 (0.72%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.63%) LAN
8 13 (0.63%) VLAN
9 12 (0.58%) DNS
10 11 (0.53%) Unified Communications
11 10 (0.48%) HTTP
11 10 (0.48%) Skype
12 9 (0.43%) Broadband
13 8 (0.39%) DHCP
13 8 (0.39%) SAN
14 7 (0.34%) NAS
15 5 (0.24%) Intranet
15 5 (0.24%) IPsec
15 5 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.49%) Big Data
3 63 (3.04%) Hadoop
4 55 (2.66%) MongoDB
5 38 (1.84%) MySQL
6 36 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 33 (1.59%) Data Mining
9 29 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.16%) Relational Database
12 23 (1.11%) CouchDB
13 21 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (0.97%) SAP HANA
15 19 (0.92%) Oracle Exadata
15 19 (0.92%) RDBMS
16 15 (0.72%) Couchbase
17 14 (0.68%) Neo4j
18 12 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
18 12 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 70 (3.38%) JIRA
2 60 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 43 (2.08%) Selenium
4 40 (1.93%) Jenkins
5 33 (1.59%) JUnit
6 22 (1.06%) SpecFlow
6 22 (1.06%) TeamCity
7 20 (0.97%) TestNG
8 18 (0.87%) Protractor
9 17 (0.82%) Jasmine
10 15 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.53%) GitLab
12 9 (0.43%) IntelliJ
12 9 (0.43%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.39%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.24%) Hudson
15 4 (0.19%) Serilog
15 4 (0.19%) Visual Studio
15 4 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 1,320 (63.77%) Finance
2 837 (40.43%) Marketing
3 793 (38.31%) Telecoms
4 742 (35.85%) Manufacturing
5 712 (34.40%) Electronics
6 219 (10.58%) Retail
7 216 (10.43%) Banking
8 50 (2.42%) Front Office
9 46 (2.22%) Investment Banking
10 43 (2.08%) Private Banking
11 42 (2.03%) Law
12 30 (1.45%) Financial Institution
13 24 (1.16%) Legal
14 19 (0.92%) Back Office
15 16 (0.77%) Billing
15 16 (0.77%) Publishing
15 16 (0.77%) Retail Banking
16 15 (0.72%) Games
17 14 (0.68%) Advertising
18 12 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 298 (14.40%) Programme Manager
2 274 (13.24%) Project Manager
3 259 (12.51%) Developer
4 167 (8.07%) Architect
5 162 (7.83%) Analyst
6 116 (5.60%) IT Manager
7 102 (4.93%) Software Developer
8 96 (4.64%) Java Developer
9 86 (4.15%) .NET Developer
10 81 (3.91%) Senior Manager
11 72 (3.48%) C# Developer
11 72 (3.48%) Consultant
12 65 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
13 64 (3.09%) Technical Architect
14 61 (2.95%) Software Engineer
15 60 (2.90%) SAP Manager
16 58 (2.80%) .NET Software Developer
17 55 (2.66%) Senior Developer
18 54 (2.61%) SAP Project Manager
19 53 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (10.92%) .NET
2 156 (7.54%) HTML
3 133 (6.43%) CSS
4 121 (5.85%) AngularJS
5 107 (5.17%) ASP.NET
6 92 (4.44%) Web Services
7 80 (3.86%) Spring
8 75 (3.62%) React
9 71 (3.43%) jQuery
10 70 (3.38%) RESTful
11 64 (3.09%) Node.js
12 62 (3.00%) HTML5
13 59 (2.85%) Spring MVC
14 57 (2.75%) J2EE
15 56 (2.71%) SOAP
16 48 (2.32%) REST
17 39 (1.88%) .NET Framework
18 38 (1.84%) XML
19 36 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
20 34 (1.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 273 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
3 99 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 96 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
5 95 (4.59%) Data Centre
6 69 (3.33%) User Experience
7 67 (3.24%) PMI
8 60 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 60 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 60 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 31 (1.50%) Fintech
11 29 (1.40%) Virtual Team
12 24 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.11%) Blog
14 19 (0.92%) Driving Licence
15 17 (0.82%) Clustering
15 17 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
16 15 (0.72%) NHS
16 15 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (6.96%) Windows
2 119 (5.75%) Linux
3 54 (2.61%) Windows Server
4 45 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.35%) Unix
7 17 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 16 (0.77%) Android
9 14 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.43%) CentOS
11 9 (0.43%) Solaris
12 6 (0.29%) Debian
13 4 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.14%) VMS
14 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.097%) AIX
15 2 (0.097%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
2 737 (35.60%) Business Intelligence
3 721 (34.83%) Digital Marketing
4 670 (32.37%) Project Management
5 345 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 302 (14.59%) PRINCE2
7 242 (11.69%) Scrum
8 239 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
9 227 (10.97%) Change Management
10 180 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 177 (8.55%) SDLC
12 162 (7.83%) Migration
13 160 (7.73%) E-Commerce
14 148 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 147 (7.10%) TDD
16 142 (6.86%) Risk Management
17 140 (6.76%) ITIL
18 133 (6.43%) Project Planning
19 127 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
20 125 (6.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 288 (13.91%) Java
2 226 (10.92%) C#
3 210 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 194 (9.37%) Python
5 179 (8.65%) SQL
6 122 (5.89%) C++
7 78 (3.77%) Go
8 54 (2.61%) C
9 39 (1.88%) Ruby
10 33 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 32 (1.55%) PowerShell
12 31 (1.50%) PHP
13 29 (1.40%) Perl
14 27 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 27 (1.30%) R
15 22 (1.06%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.01%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.48%) VB
18 9 (0.43%) Rust
19 8 (0.39%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 334 (16.14%) Degree
2 147 (7.10%) Security Cleared
3 126 (6.09%) PMI Certification
4 108 (5.22%) PMP
5 88 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 74 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 55 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 51 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (2.32%) DV Cleared
10 42 (2.03%) MCSE
11 36 (1.74%) APMP
12 34 (1.64%) MCP
13 25 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (0.87%) ISEB
16 13 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (0.63%) PhD
17 12 (0.58%) CISSP
17 12 (0.58%) MBA
18 10 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (13.09%) PMO
2 109 (5.27%) QA
3 39 (1.88%) GDPR
4 31 (1.50%) SLA
5 29 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (1.06%) COBIT
7 16 (0.77%) P3O
8 14 (0.68%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 10 (0.48%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
13 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.19%) HL7
14 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.14%) WCAG
15 2 (0.097%) DICOM
15 2 (0.097%) PSD2
15 2 (0.097%) RMADS
15 2 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 78 (3.77%) Docker
3 36 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (0.63%) vSphere
6 10 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.43%) VirtualBox
7 9 (0.43%) XenApp
8 4 (0.19%) KVM
8 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.19%) Xen
9 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.097%) Firmware
10 2 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.097%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.048%) LXC
11 1 (0.048%) Snort
11 1 (0.048%) Squid
11 1 (0.048%) Varnish
11 1 (0.048%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 70 (3.38%) Kubernetes
2 50 (2.42%) Ansible
3 23 (1.11%) Puppet
4 19 (0.92%) Terraform
5 13 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.53%) Nagios
6 11 (0.53%) SCCM
7 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (0.48%) Salt
8 8 (0.39%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.39%) Grafana
9 7 (0.34%) Cacti
10 5 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.24%) Istio
10 5 (0.24%) Kibana
10 5 (0.24%) Packer
10 5 (0.24%) Xymon
10 5 (0.24%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.19%) Icinga
12 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 839 (40.53%) SAP
2 311 (15.02%) Microsoft
3 182 (8.79%) Oracle
4 76 (3.67%) Citrix
5 61 (2.95%) VMware
6 56 (2.71%) Google
7 33 (1.59%) Cognizant
8 32 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.40%) Cisco
10 27 (1.30%) Tableau
11 14 (0.68%) Apple
12 13 (0.63%) Adobe
13 12 (0.58%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.58%) Sitecore
14 11 (0.53%) EMC
14 11 (0.53%) Splunk
15 9 (0.43%) Alias
15 9 (0.43%) hybris
15 9 (0.43%) Sage
16 8 (0.39%) CheckPoint