Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 260 221
Rank change year-on-year +87 -39 +21
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 3510 2505 3400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.01% 1.32% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.48% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2373 2015 2492
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - -1.64%
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% -1.82%

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 156751 169256 193744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.24% 88.61%
Number of salaries quoted 123378 140808 159309
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 +77 3378 £55,000 -8.33% 116
UK excluding London +77 2037 £50,000 -9.09% 76
London +87 1385 £70,000 - 48
South West +60 684 £47,500 -5.00% 17
South East +69 515 £55,000 -8.33% 18
North of England +27 349 £50,000 - 13
East of England +63 238 £42,500 -28.27% 14
North West +19 236 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Midlands -3 192 £57,500 +4.55% 6
West Midlands -2 103 £60,000 - 6
East Midlands +11 89 £53,250 -3.18%
North East +65 63 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire -29 50 £59,000 +7.27% 5
Scotland -13 44 £57,500 +12.20% 6
Wales +21 17 £50,000 +19.05% 2

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, 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 2694 (76.75%) Finance
2 1911 (54.44%) SAP
3 1899 (54.10%) Marketing
4 1891 (53.87%) Telecoms
5 1829 (52.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1824 (51.97%) Manufacturing
7 1796 (51.17%) Electronics
8 1791 (51.03%) Digital Marketing
9 1140 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
10 798 (22.74%) Project Management
11 662 (18.86%) Degree
12 563 (16.04%) SQL
13 554 (15.78%) Java
14 539 (15.36%) Banking
15 538 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
16 469 (13.36%) PRINCE2
17 423 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
18 415 (11.82%) JavaScript
19 410 (11.68%) Scrum
20 404 (11.51%) Python
21 384 (10.94%) Asset Management
22 363 (10.34%) Microsoft
23 359 (10.23%) .NET
24 358 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
25 357 (10.17%) HTML
26 348 (9.91%) Linux
27 321 (9.15%) Retail Banking
28 319 (9.09%) C#
29 310 (8.83%) CSS
29 310 (8.83%) Investment Banking

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 98 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 96 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 76 (2.17%) Mule
4 62 (1.77%) Mule ESB
5 59 (1.68%) JBoss
6 55 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 48 (1.37%) CMS
8 44 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
9 42 (1.20%) Confluence
10 40 (1.14%) IIS
11 38 (1.08%) Apache
12 29 (0.83%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.51%) MS Exchange
13 18 (0.51%) MS Project Server
14 16 (0.46%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
15 12 (0.34%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.34%) SAS
16 8 (0.23%) Jetty
16 8 (0.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 139 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 114 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 111 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
4 85 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 50 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 30 (0.85%) FileZilla
7 17 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.28%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.23%) SPSS
11 2 (0.057%) InVision
11 2 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.028%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.028%) Revit
12 1 (0.028%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 42 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.34%) Revive Adserver
3 12 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 11 (0.31%) Unica
5 9 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.20%) R3 Corda
7 7 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.17%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.14%) Magento
9 5 (0.14%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.14%) SAP Retail
9 5 (0.14%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.11%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 358 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 191 (5.44%) SaaS
4 140 (3.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 73 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (1.28%) GitHub
7 43 (1.23%) IaaS
8 37 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 36 (1.03%) PaaS
10 28 (0.80%) Office 365
11 27 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
12 22 (0.63%) Google Play
13 19 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
14 14 (0.40%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.20%) Force.com
15 7 (0.20%) Google App Engine
16 6 (0.17%) npm
16 6 (0.17%) Sage Pay
16 6 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.77%) HTTP
1 62 (1.77%) TCP/IP
2 43 (1.23%) WAN
3 41 (1.17%) Firewall
4 39 (1.11%) LAN
5 35 (1.00%) SSL
6 30 (0.85%) FTP
6 30 (0.85%) SMTP
7 28 (0.80%) Internet
8 27 (0.77%) VPN
9 26 (0.74%) SAN
10 25 (0.71%) AMQP
11 19 (0.54%) DNS
12 17 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (0.48%) MPLS
13 16 (0.46%) Ethernet
13 16 (0.46%) Intranet
14 14 (0.40%) VLAN
15 13 (0.37%) DHCP
15 13 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 178 (5.07%) Big Data
3 162 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 139 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 137 (3.90%) MySQL
6 126 (3.59%) Hadoop
7 121 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 103 (2.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 75 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 70 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 59 (1.68%) Oracle Database
13 53 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 52 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 50 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
16 38 (1.08%) RDBMS
17 36 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 35 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
19 31 (0.88%) Data Mining
20 26 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 254 (7.24%) Git (software)
2 181 (5.16%) JIRA
3 139 (3.96%) JUnit
4 130 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 68 (1.94%) IntelliJ
6 61 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 58 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 55 (1.57%) Selenium
9 48 (1.37%) Subversion
10 41 (1.17%) Cucumber
11 37 (1.05%) gulp
12 36 (1.03%) Mercurial
13 33 (0.94%) Maven
14 29 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (0.80%) Grunt
16 27 (0.77%) Bitbucket
17 26 (0.74%) Eclipse
17 26 (0.74%) Jasmine
18 20 (0.57%) GitLab
19 19 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 2694 (76.75%) Finance
2 1899 (54.10%) Marketing
3 1891 (53.87%) Telecoms
4 1824 (51.97%) Manufacturing
5 1796 (51.17%) Electronics
6 539 (15.36%) Banking
7 321 (9.15%) Retail Banking
8 310 (8.83%) Investment Banking
9 291 (8.29%) Retail
10 175 (4.99%) Legal
11 53 (1.51%) Games
12 51 (1.45%) Financial Institution
12 51 (1.45%) Front Office
13 30 (0.85%) Multimedia
14 27 (0.77%) Law
15 25 (0.71%) Automotive
16 24 (0.68%) Military
17 20 (0.57%) Publishing
18 19 (0.54%) Back Office
19 18 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 788 (22.45%) Developer
2 412 (11.74%) Analyst
3 351 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 274 (7.81%) Programme Manager
5 224 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 181 (5.16%) Java Developer
7 160 (4.56%) Senior Developer
8 159 (4.53%) IT Manager
9 154 (4.39%) .NET Developer
10 146 (4.16%) Architect
11 140 (3.99%) Senior Manager
12 136 (3.87%) C# Developer
13 126 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
14 113 (3.22%) IT Analyst
15 112 (3.19%) Finance Business Analyst
15 112 (3.19%) Financial Analyst
16 111 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
17 110 (3.13%) Business IT Analyst
17 110 (3.13%) IT Business Analyst
18 109 (3.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (10.23%) .NET
2 357 (10.17%) HTML
3 310 (8.83%) CSS
4 240 (6.84%) JSON
5 235 (6.70%) XML
6 234 (6.67%) REST
7 206 (5.87%) Web Services
8 183 (5.21%) AngularJS
9 182 (5.19%) Spring
10 158 (4.50%) jQuery
11 157 (4.47%) ASP.NET
12 142 (4.05%) RESTful
13 135 (3.85%) HTML5
14 119 (3.39%) SOAP
15 109 (3.11%) RabbitMQ
16 101 (2.88%) Apache Camel
17 98 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
18 96 (2.74%) Hibernate
19 90 (2.56%) CSS3
20 87 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 538 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 242 (6.89%) Computer Science
3 144 (4.10%) User Experience
4 140 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 115 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 82 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 67 (1.91%) PMI
8 65 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 64 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 63 (1.79%) Fintech
11 56 (1.60%) Public Cloud
12 51 (1.45%) Data Centre
13 50 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
14 41 (1.17%) Virtual Team
15 38 (1.08%) Fixed Income
16 36 (1.03%) N-Tier
16 36 (1.03%) SWIFT
17 35 (1.00%) e-Learning
17 35 (1.00%) Social Media
18 32 (0.91%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 348 (9.91%) Linux
2 216 (6.15%) Windows
3 106 (3.02%) Unix
4 75 (2.14%) Android
4 75 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 29 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 22 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 21 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.34%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.28%) CentOS
12 10 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.20%) Solaris
15 6 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1829 (52.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1791 (51.03%) Digital Marketing
3 1140 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
4 798 (22.74%) Project Management
5 469 (13.36%) PRINCE2
6 423 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 410 (11.68%) Scrum
8 384 (10.94%) Asset Management
9 301 (8.58%) Wealth Management
10 284 (8.09%) TDD
11 276 (7.86%) DevOps
12 273 (7.78%) MVC
13 265 (7.55%) E-Commerce
14 245 (6.98%) OO
15 244 (6.95%) Change Management
16 239 (6.81%) Risk Management
17 230 (6.55%) Software Engineering
18 227 (6.47%) ITIL
19 221 (6.30%) Analytics
19 221 (6.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 563 (16.04%) SQL
2 554 (15.78%) Java
3 415 (11.82%) JavaScript
4 404 (11.51%) Python
5 319 (9.09%) C#
6 205 (5.84%) C++
7 148 (4.22%) Ruby
8 129 (3.68%) Shell Script
9 115 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 103 (2.93%) PHP
11 91 (2.59%) C
12 83 (2.36%) Go
13 65 (1.85%) Perl
14 62 (1.77%) Bash Shell
15 42 (1.20%) MATLAB
16 39 (1.11%) R
17 35 (1.00%) Objective-C
18 31 (0.88%) Clojure
19 30 (0.85%) VBScript
20 27 (0.77%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 662 (18.86%) Degree
2 186 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 170 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 120 (3.42%) CISSP
5 118 (3.36%) CISM
6 117 (3.33%) PMI Certification
7 90 (2.56%) PMP
8 72 (2.05%) SC Cleared
9 48 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 45 (1.28%) CBAP
10 45 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 37 (1.05%) PhD
12 36 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (0.97%) ISTQB
14 32 (0.91%) ISEB
15 25 (0.71%) SSCP
16 24 (0.68%) CISA
16 24 (0.68%) DV Cleared
16 24 (0.68%) Master's Degree
17 22 (0.63%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (7.41%) QA
2 234 (6.67%) PMO
3 73 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 56 (1.60%) PCI DSS
6 51 (1.45%) SLA
7 46 (1.31%) Data Quality
8 25 (0.71%) GDPR
9 21 (0.60%) P3O
10 19 (0.54%) GCP
11 17 (0.48%) ISO 9001
12 15 (0.43%) COBIT
13 11 (0.31%) RMADS
14 10 (0.28%) PMBOK
15 9 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
17 6 (0.17%) PSD2
18 5 (0.14%) Basel III
18 5 (0.14%) SEPA
18 5 (0.14%) TARGET2
System Software
1 153 (4.36%) Docker
2 58 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.48%) XenApp
7 12 (0.34%) KVM
8 11 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 11 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
8 11 (0.31%) XenServer
9 4 (0.11%) Firmware
10 3 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.085%) HDFS
10 3 (0.085%) vCloud
10 3 (0.085%) vSphere
11 2 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.028%) NFS
12 1 (0.028%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.028%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.028%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 143 (4.07%) Puppet
2 136 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
3 130 (3.70%) Ansible
4 109 (3.11%) Kubernetes
5 34 (0.97%) Terraform
6 32 (0.91%) Mesos
7 27 (0.77%) Grafana
8 19 (0.54%) Packer
9 17 (0.48%) Kibana
9 17 (0.48%) linkerd
9 17 (0.48%) logstash
9 17 (0.48%) Prometheus
9 17 (0.48%) Zipkin
10 15 (0.43%) Nagios
11 12 (0.34%) Oozie
12 11 (0.31%) WSUS
12 11 (0.31%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1911 (54.44%) SAP
2 363 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 172 (4.90%) Google
4 152 (4.33%) Oracle
5 87 (2.48%) Apple
6 64 (1.82%) VMware
7 54 (1.54%) Murex
8 47 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 44 (1.25%) Cisco
10 41 (1.17%) IBM
11 39 (1.11%) Tableau
12 32 (0.91%) HP
12 32 (0.91%) ION Trading
13 30 (0.85%) PayPal
14 26 (0.74%) hybris
15 25 (0.71%) EMC
16 24 (0.68%) Citrix
17 23 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
17 23 (0.66%) Twitter
18 21 (0.60%) ArcSight