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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 284 300 344
Rank change year-on-year +16 +44 -89
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 2,282 1,326 582
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.16% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.23% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,386 1,030 458
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £46,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +13.04% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £115,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04% +9.52%

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 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +29 2,084 £57,500 -11.54% 157
UK excluding London +75 1,171 £52,500 +5.00% 112
Work from Home -3 1,030 £57,500 -11.54% 54
London -39 830 £72,850 -8.94% 42
South West +18 315 £45,000 -10.00% 21
North of England +88 280 £52,500 -1.15% 23
Midlands +82 227 £51,000 -16.58% 27
South East -25 226 £62,541 +19.13% 24
North West +35 195 £51,439 -14.27% 15
West Midlands +47 166 £50,000 -16.67% 17
Yorkshire +34 80 £58,500 +53.95% 5
East of England -11 76 £51,000 +7.37% 11
East Midlands +25 61 £52,500 -36.94% 10
Scotland -23 40 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Wales -10 15 £60,000 +4.35% 2
North East -4 5 £70,000 +43.59% 3
Northern Ireland -17 1 £81,000 +80.00% 1

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 1,282 (56.18%) Finance
2 991 (43.43%) Agile
3 911 (39.92%) Project Management
4 761 (33.35%) Public Sector
5 721 (31.60%) Marketing
6 660 (28.92%) SAP
6 660 (28.92%) Business Intelligence
7 648 (28.40%) Manufacturing
8 642 (28.13%) Telecoms
9 636 (27.87%) Digital Marketing
10 629 (27.56%) Social Skills
11 616 (26.99%) Electronics
12 490 (21.47%) Degree
13 441 (19.33%) Microsoft
14 417 (18.27%) PRINCE2
15 372 (16.30%) Project Delivery
16 343 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 341 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
18 314 (13.76%) Business Case
19 281 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
20 273 (11.96%) Scrum
21 257 (11.26%) PMO
22 251 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
23 238 (10.43%) Software Engineering
24 229 (10.04%) Change Management
25 216 (9.47%) Decision-Making
26 212 (9.29%) Waterfall
27 208 (9.11%) Coaching
28 204 (8.94%) Security Cleared
29 199 (8.72%) Analytics

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
1 105 (4.60%) MS Project Server
2 63 (2.76%) Confluence
3 49 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 41 (1.80%) CMS
5 33 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 19 (0.83%) IIS
7 12 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
8 11 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 11 (0.48%) Mule
9 8 (0.35%) Apache
10 7 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.18%) WordPress
12 3 (0.13%) Headless CMS
12 3 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.13%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.13%) WildFly
13 1 (0.044%) nginx
13 1 (0.044%) SAS
13 1 (0.044%) Strapi
13 1 (0.044%) WebLogic
Applications
1 199 (8.72%) Microsoft Project
2 114 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 107 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
4 102 (4.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.35%) Simulink
8 7 (0.31%) Sketch
9 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.22%) Open Workbench
11 4 (0.18%) CATIA
12 3 (0.13%) Windchill
13 2 (0.088%) Maya
14 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.044%) Adobe XD
14 1 (0.044%) Gephi
14 1 (0.044%) Houdini
14 1 (0.044%) InVision
14 1 (0.044%) ZBrush
14 1 (0.044%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 32 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.22%) Carpe Diem
3 5 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 4 (0.18%) SAP IBP
4 4 (0.18%) SAP SCM
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.088%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.088%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.088%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.088%) Workfront
7 1 (0.044%) Aladdin
7 1 (0.044%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.044%) Maximo
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.044%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.044%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 193 (8.46%) Azure
2 132 (5.78%) AWS
3 113 (4.95%) SaaS
4 84 (3.68%) Microsoft 365
5 78 (3.42%) GCP
6 52 (2.28%) Power Platform
7 29 (1.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 27 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
9 23 (1.01%) Snowflake
10 21 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
12 19 (0.83%) Google Workspace
13 15 (0.66%) GitHub
14 14 (0.61%) Serverless
15 13 (0.57%) Figma
16 12 (0.53%) Azure DevOps
16 12 (0.53%) Azure Service Bus
17 11 (0.48%) Azure Logic Apps
17 11 (0.48%) Azure Service Fabric
17 11 (0.48%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.93%) Firewall
2 35 (1.53%) VPN
3 21 (0.92%) WAN
4 19 (0.83%) LAN
5 18 (0.79%) Internet
6 16 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (0.57%) Network Security
8 12 (0.53%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.39%) Broadband
10 7 (0.31%) DNS
11 6 (0.26%) VoIP
12 5 (0.22%) LoRaWAN
12 5 (0.22%) Wireless
13 4 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.13%) DHCP
14 3 (0.13%) FTP
14 3 (0.13%) HTTP
14 3 (0.13%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.13%) SSL
14 3 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (2.41%) MySQL
4 45 (1.97%) Power BI
5 44 (1.93%) Big Data
6 40 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
8 32 (1.40%) Data Lake
8 32 (1.40%) Data Mining
9 24 (1.05%) PowerCenter
9 24 (1.05%) Qlik Sense
9 24 (1.05%) QlikView
9 24 (1.05%) Snowflake Schema
9 24 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 23 (1.01%) Tableau
11 19 (0.83%) Looker
12 16 (0.70%) MongoDB
13 13 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 164 (7.19%) JIRA
2 79 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 43 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 22 (0.96%) GitLab
5 18 (0.79%) Maven
6 14 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.57%) Selenium
8 10 (0.44%) JUnit
9 9 (0.39%) Cypress.io
10 7 (0.31%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.31%) PostCSS
10 7 (0.31%) webpack
11 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.22%) Android Studio
12 5 (0.22%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.22%) Gradle
12 5 (0.22%) Subversion
13 3 (0.13%) Fiddler
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1,282 (56.18%) Finance
2 761 (33.35%) Public Sector
3 721 (31.60%) Marketing
4 648 (28.40%) Manufacturing
5 642 (28.13%) Telecoms
6 629 (27.56%) Social Skills
7 616 (26.99%) Electronics
8 281 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
9 199 (8.72%) Influencing Skills
10 141 (6.18%) Aerospace
10 141 (6.18%) Retail
11 118 (5.17%) Legal
12 117 (5.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 113 (4.95%) Aviation
14 93 (4.08%) Presentation Skills
15 89 (3.90%) Organisational Skills
16 68 (2.98%) Banking
17 62 (2.72%) Law
18 50 (2.19%) Local Government
19 44 (1.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 472 (20.68%) Project Manager
2 206 (9.03%) Architect
3 196 (8.59%) Analyst
4 186 (8.15%) IT Manager
5 175 (7.67%) Developer
6 167 (7.32%) Programme Manager
7 155 (6.79%) Senior Manager
8 135 (5.92%) IT Project Manager
9 133 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
10 102 (4.47%) Senior Project Manager
11 94 (4.12%) Product Manager
12 77 (3.37%) Software Engineer
13 72 (3.16%) Consultant
14 55 (2.41%) Senior Developer
15 49 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
16 42 (1.84%) PMO Analyst
17 39 (1.71%) PMO Manager
18 38 (1.67%) Business Analyst
19 36 (1.58%) Graduate
19 36 (1.58%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (3.59%) HTML
2 80 (3.51%) React
3 75 (3.29%) .NET
4 74 (3.24%) CSS
5 48 (2.10%) Spring
6 32 (1.40%) Node.js
7 30 (1.31%) AngularJS
7 30 (1.31%) Laravel
8 28 (1.23%) .NET Core
9 27 (1.18%) Middleware
10 26 (1.14%) EDI
10 26 (1.14%) Web Services
11 25 (1.10%) REST
12 24 (1.05%) RESTful
13 22 (0.96%) Symfony
14 20 (0.88%) Redux
15 19 (0.83%) .NET Framework
15 19 (0.83%) J2EE
15 19 (0.83%) LAMP
16 18 (0.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 177 (7.76%) Management Information System
2 120 (5.26%) User Experience
3 65 (2.85%) Blog
4 54 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
5 52 (2.28%) NHS
6 49 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 49 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 43 (1.88%) PMI
8 40 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 38 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 28 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 26 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.05%) Public Cloud
13 23 (1.01%) Cloud Native
13 23 (1.01%) Social Media
14 21 (0.92%) Driving Licence
14 21 (0.92%) Low-Code
15 19 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (0.74%) Life Science
17 15 (0.66%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 94 (4.12%) Linux
2 81 (3.55%) Windows
3 60 (2.63%) Unix
4 23 (1.01%) Android
5 21 (0.92%) CentOS
5 21 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.22%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.13%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (0.088%) Debian
9 2 (0.088%) Solaris
9 2 (0.088%) SUSE
9 2 (0.088%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.044%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 991 (43.43%) Agile
2 911 (39.92%) Project Management
3 660 (28.92%) Business Intelligence
4 636 (27.87%) Digital Marketing
5 417 (18.27%) PRINCE2
6 372 (16.30%) Project Delivery
7 343 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 341 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
9 314 (13.76%) Business Case
10 273 (11.96%) Scrum
11 251 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 238 (10.43%) Software Engineering
13 229 (10.04%) Change Management
14 216 (9.47%) Decision-Making
15 212 (9.29%) Waterfall
16 208 (9.11%) Coaching
17 199 (8.72%) Analytics
18 187 (8.19%) DevOps
19 185 (8.11%) Business Development
20 181 (7.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 177 (7.76%) Python
2 159 (6.97%) SQL
3 157 (6.88%) Java
4 143 (6.27%) JavaScript
5 136 (5.96%) C
6 124 (5.43%) C#
7 74 (3.24%) C++
8 53 (2.32%) PHP
9 48 (2.10%) T-SQL
10 44 (1.93%) Bash
11 42 (1.84%) VB
12 40 (1.75%) Perl
13 34 (1.49%) Ruby
14 28 (1.23%) TypeScript
15 22 (0.96%) Ada
16 21 (0.92%) Ada 95
17 19 (0.83%) Go
18 14 (0.61%) PowerShell
19 9 (0.39%) MATLAB
19 9 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 490 (21.47%) Degree
2 204 (8.94%) Security Cleared
3 154 (6.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 144 (6.31%) SC Cleared
5 114 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 94 (4.12%) PMP
7 84 (3.68%) APMP
8 80 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 48 (2.10%) TOGAF Certification
10 39 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 30 (1.31%) Master's Degree
12 26 (1.14%) ISTQB
13 20 (0.88%) DBS Check
14 19 (0.83%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.70%) ISEB
16 15 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
17 13 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
18 10 (0.44%) CISSP
19 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (11.26%) PMO
2 156 (6.84%) QA
3 46 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (1.01%) SLA
6 22 (0.96%) NIST
7 19 (0.83%) GDPR
8 17 (0.74%) GRC
9 12 (0.53%) P3O
10 9 (0.39%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.35%) GxP
12 6 (0.26%) Accessibility
13 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.18%) SOC 2
14 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.13%) Def Stans
14 3 (0.13%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 3 (0.13%) NCSC
14 3 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 78 (3.42%) Docker
2 33 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (0.39%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.044%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.044%) NFS
Systems Management
1 92 (4.03%) Kubernetes
2 49 (2.15%) Ansible
3 48 (2.10%) Terraform
4 28 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.10%) Puppet
6 9 (0.39%) vRealize
6 9 (0.39%) VxRail
7 7 (0.31%) Salt
8 6 (0.26%) Packer
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.13%) Nagios
10 3 (0.13%) PTC Integrity
11 2 (0.088%) Grafana
11 2 (0.088%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.088%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.088%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.044%) Kibana
12 1 (0.044%) SCCM
12 1 (0.044%) systemd
12 1 (0.044%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 660 (28.92%) SAP
2 441 (19.33%) Microsoft
3 81 (3.55%) Oracle
4 78 (3.42%) Google
5 67 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 46 (2.02%) NEC
7 39 (1.71%) Informatica
8 33 (1.45%) VMware
9 28 (1.23%) Cisco
10 26 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 24 (1.05%) Pardot
12 21 (0.92%) Dell
13 19 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 16 (0.70%) Cadence
14 16 (0.70%) ServiceNow
15 15 (0.66%) Apple
16 13 (0.57%) Facebook
16 13 (0.57%) NetApp
17 12 (0.53%) Extreme Networks
17 12 (0.53%) Ruckus Wireless