Period
to 20 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 238 313 258
Rank change year-on-year +75 -55 +9
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 1,154 1,069 2,001
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 0.97% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.05% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 973 787 1,461
10th Percentile £35,728 £38,650 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,000 £44,214
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £60,000 £55,632
Median % change year-on-year +1.67% +7.85% -3.25%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -4.55%

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 78,066 101,391 137,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.48% 92.19% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59,996 81,496 108,890
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Programme Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the UK

Programme Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Programme Management.

Salary trend for Programme Management in the UK

Programme Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Programme Management over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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 +79 1,070 £62,500 +6.62% 107
UK excluding London +47 545 £50,000 -9.09% 72
London +85 451 £75,000 +7.68% 40
South West +42 217 £50,000 -2.44% 13
Work from Home -28 193 £61,250 +6.52% 15
South East +39 153 £47,500 -17.39% 17
North of England +22 66 £60,000 -8.50% 11
Midlands +34 59 £57,398 +4.36% 10
West Midlands +28 51 £62,000 +17.42% 9
North West +43 45 £60,000 -8.50% 7
East of England +14 20 £56,500 +32.94% 11
Scotland +12 18 £55,000 -12.00% 4
Yorkshire -3 15 £57,500 -11.54% 3
Wales +35 11 £48,500 -25.38% 7
East Midlands +8 8 £38,500 -31.56% 1
North East +4 6 £50,000 -21.92% 1
Northern Ireland -4 1 £45,000 -30.77% 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 823 (71.32%) Finance
2 703 (60.92%) SAP
3 694 (60.14%) Marketing
4 690 (59.79%) Public Sector
5 687 (59.53%) Business Intelligence
6 681 (59.01%) Telecoms
7 667 (57.80%) Manufacturing
8 665 (57.63%) Electronics
9 661 (57.28%) Digital Marketing
10 382 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
11 215 (18.63%) Project Management
12 188 (16.29%) Degree
13 178 (15.42%) Azure
14 158 (13.69%) Scrum
15 146 (12.65%) DevOps
16 134 (11.61%) Microsoft
17 133 (11.53%) Python
18 130 (11.27%) Linux
19 126 (10.92%) Software Engineering
20 115 (9.97%) JavaScript
21 114 (9.88%) Project Delivery
22 110 (9.53%) Security Cleared
23 105 (9.10%) Java
24 102 (8.84%) AWS
25 100 (8.67%) Computer Science
26 99 (8.58%) Analytics
26 99 (8.58%) PRINCE2
26 99 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
27 95 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
28 94 (8.15%) GCP

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 36 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.08%) Confluence
3 18 (1.56%) Red Hat Fuse
4 17 (1.47%) JBoss
4 17 (1.47%) Mule
5 16 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.39%) Mule ESB
6 15 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.13%) Apache
8 11 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.69%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.35%) CMS
10 4 (0.35%) Jadu
10 4 (0.35%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.35%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.35%) WordPress
11 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.17%) SAS
11 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.17%) TPMS
Applications
1 42 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.95%) Zeplin
6 10 (0.87%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.35%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.35%) Sketch
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.26%) Figma
9 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.087%) InVision
Business Applications
1 24 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (1.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 9 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.61%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.43%) JDE OneWorld
5 5 (0.43%) Social Studio
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.35%) Magento
7 3 (0.26%) C-CURE
7 3 (0.26%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.26%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.087%) Primavera
9 1 (0.087%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.087%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.087%) Shopify
9 1 (0.087%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 178 (15.42%) Azure
2 102 (8.84%) AWS
3 94 (8.15%) GCP
4 87 (7.54%) SaaS
5 49 (4.25%) Microsoft 365
6 27 (2.34%) Serverless
7 17 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (1.13%) IaaS
9 13 (1.13%) Power Platform
10 11 (0.95%) Cloud Functions
10 11 (0.95%) GitHub
10 11 (0.95%) PaaS
11 10 (0.87%) Kong
12 9 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.52%) Trello
14 4 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.35%) OpenDNS
14 4 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.73%) Firewall
2 13 (1.13%) Wireless
3 10 (0.87%) Skype
4 9 (0.78%) 4G
4 9 (0.78%) 5G
4 9 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (0.78%) DNS
4 9 (0.78%) Internet
4 9 (0.78%) Network Security
4 9 (0.78%) WebEx
5 7 (0.61%) BGP
5 7 (0.61%) LTE
5 7 (0.61%) OSPF
5 7 (0.61%) Wireshark
6 5 (0.43%) EIGRP
6 5 (0.43%) Multicast
7 4 (0.35%) Broadband
7 4 (0.35%) DHCP
7 4 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.38%) MongoDB
3 36 (3.12%) NoSQL
4 24 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (1.91%) Big Data
6 21 (1.82%) MySQL
7 18 (1.56%) Tableau
8 17 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 13 (1.13%) Power BI
10 13 (1.13%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.04%) BigQuery
12 11 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.69%) GIS
14 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.52%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.35%) Redis
17 3 (0.26%) MariaDB
17 3 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 58 (5.03%) JIRA
2 51 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 23 (1.99%) Maven
4 22 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.82%) JUnit
6 20 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (1.47%) GitLab
7 17 (1.47%) IntelliJ
7 17 (1.47%) Visual Studio
8 11 (0.95%) Grunt
8 11 (0.95%) gulp
8 11 (0.95%) Postman
9 10 (0.87%) Cypress.io
10 9 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.78%) Subversion
11 8 (0.69%) Artifactory
11 8 (0.69%) Selenium
11 8 (0.69%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.52%) Fiddler
12 6 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 823 (71.32%) Finance
2 694 (60.14%) Marketing
3 690 (59.79%) Public Sector
4 681 (59.01%) Telecoms
5 667 (57.80%) Manufacturing
6 665 (57.63%) Electronics
7 47 (4.07%) Legal
8 44 (3.81%) Games
9 40 (3.47%) Retail
10 34 (2.95%) Law
11 21 (1.82%) Banking
12 10 (0.87%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.87%) Back Office
12 10 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.78%) Advertising
14 6 (0.52%) Automotive
14 6 (0.52%) French Language
14 6 (0.52%) German Language
14 6 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 207 (17.94%) Developer
2 115 (9.97%) Programme Manager
3 111 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 84 (7.28%) Senior Developer
5 79 (6.85%) Analyst
6 72 (6.24%) Consultant
7 65 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 64 (5.55%) IT Manager
9 57 (4.94%) Java Developer
10 54 (4.68%) Software Developer
11 50 (4.33%) Senior Manager
12 49 (4.25%) Architect
13 34 (2.95%) Senior Project Manager
14 30 (2.60%) C++ Software Engineer
14 30 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
14 30 (2.60%) IT Project Manager
15 28 (2.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 28 (2.43%) Senior Software Engineer
16 26 (2.25%) .NET Developer
16 26 (2.25%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (7.28%) AngularJS
2 65 (5.63%) CSS
2 65 (5.63%) HTML
3 62 (5.37%) .NET
4 58 (5.03%) REST
5 39 (3.38%) React
6 34 (2.95%) SOAP
7 31 (2.69%) .NET Core
7 31 (2.69%) JSON
8 29 (2.51%) ASP.NET
9 27 (2.34%) Web Services
10 24 (2.08%) HTML5
10 24 (2.08%) Spring
11 23 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (1.99%) XML
12 22 (1.91%) jQuery
13 21 (1.82%) RESTful
14 20 (1.73%) Node.js
14 20 (1.73%) Vue.js
15 18 (1.56%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.50%) User Experience
2 71 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (2.86%) Cloud Native
4 32 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.08%) Blog
6 23 (1.99%) Organisational Skills
7 18 (1.56%) Life Science
7 18 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.30%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.04%) NHS
11 11 (0.95%) Acoustics
11 11 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.95%) Private Cloud
11 11 (0.95%) Wiki
12 9 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.78%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
13 8 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 130 (11.27%) Linux
2 58 (5.03%) Windows
3 21 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 19 (1.65%) Unix
5 17 (1.47%) CentOS
6 9 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 9 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (0.69%) Android
8 5 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.35%) Kali Linux
9 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (59.53%) Business Intelligence
2 661 (57.28%) Digital Marketing
3 382 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (18.63%) Project Management
5 158 (13.69%) Scrum
6 146 (12.65%) DevOps
7 126 (10.92%) Software Engineering
8 114 (9.88%) Project Delivery
9 100 (8.67%) Computer Science
10 99 (8.58%) Analytics
10 99 (8.58%) PRINCE2
10 99 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
11 95 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 92 (7.97%) Change Management
13 82 (7.11%) Cybersecurity
14 78 (6.76%) Kanban
15 59 (5.11%) Migration
16 56 (4.85%) Waterfall
17 53 (4.59%) Business Case
17 53 (4.59%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (11.53%) Python
2 115 (9.97%) JavaScript
3 105 (9.10%) Java
4 82 (7.11%) C++
5 71 (6.15%) SQL
6 67 (5.81%) C#
7 63 (5.46%) TypeScript
8 55 (4.77%) Go
9 32 (2.77%) C
10 23 (1.99%) Rust
11 21 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 17 (1.47%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.30%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.13%) PHP
15 11 (0.95%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.69%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.43%) Ruby
18 4 (0.35%) F#
18 4 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 188 (16.29%) Degree
2 110 (9.53%) Security Cleared
3 66 (5.72%) SC Cleared
4 65 (5.63%) Master's Degree
5 24 (2.08%) PMP
6 20 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.73%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (1.13%) APMP
8 13 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (0.78%) PhD
11 7 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.52%) ISEB
13 5 (0.43%) CCNP
14 4 (0.35%) APMG
14 4 (0.35%) HNC
14 4 (0.35%) HND
14 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.81%) PMO
2 53 (4.59%) QA
3 32 (2.77%) GDPR
4 29 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (2.25%) Data Quality
6 20 (1.73%) NIST
7 12 (1.04%) SLA
8 8 (0.69%) GRC
9 7 (0.61%) COBIT
9 7 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.52%) ISO 20022
11 5 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.43%) Def Stans
12 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.26%) NCSC
12 3 (0.26%) P3O
13 2 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (7.19%) Docker
2 30 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.35%) Snort
5 4 (0.35%) Squid
6 3 (0.26%) KVM
6 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 74 (6.41%) Kubernetes
2 39 (3.38%) Terraform
3 24 (2.08%) Puppet
4 20 (1.73%) Ansible
5 13 (1.13%) Istio
6 10 (0.87%) Argo
6 10 (0.87%) Knative
6 10 (0.87%) linkerd
7 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.61%) Grafana
8 7 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.61%) Packer
8 7 (0.61%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.52%) SCCM
10 4 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.35%) Nessus
10 4 (0.35%) Nexpose
10 4 (0.35%) Suricata
11 2 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 703 (60.92%) SAP
2 134 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 66 (5.72%) Google
4 55 (4.77%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (2.25%) Oracle
6 23 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.73%) Cisco
8 15 (1.30%) IBM
8 15 (1.30%) VMware
9 14 (1.21%) CyberArk
10 13 (1.13%) Talend
11 11 (0.95%) Palo Alto
12 8 (0.69%) F5
12 8 (0.69%) ForgeRock
12 8 (0.69%) Splunk
13 7 (0.61%) Adobe
13 7 (0.61%) CheckPoint
13 7 (0.61%) EMC
14 6 (0.52%) Dell
14 6 (0.52%) Intel