Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 277 242
Rank change year-on-year +20 -35 +14
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 2,260 2,051 2,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.21% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.33% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,591 1,620 2,345
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,875 £95,000
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 161,030 153,690 182,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.46% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 130,479 126,505 152,021
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,058 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +10 2,088 £57,500 - 252
UK excluding London -5 1,249 £55,000 +7.84% 175
London +35 909 £70,000 +2.94% 88
South West -5 340 £50,000 +0.50% 61
South East -12 303 £60,000 +14.29% 37
North of England +6 284 £55,000 +7.84% 29
North West +14 194 £57,500 +15.00% 19
Midlands +12 159 £55,000 +14.58% 16
West Midlands +30 108 £57,000 +3.64% 7
East of England -66 84 £43,250 -27.92% 20
Scotland -4 62 £62,000 +18.10% 9
Yorkshire -20 62 £50,000 -4.76% 10
East Midlands -21 51 £55,000 +15.79% 9
North East -10 28 £48,000 -31.43%
Wales +9 18 £45,000 -12.33% 3
Northern Ireland 0 4 £47,500 -17.39%
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1,300 (57.52%) Finance
2 759 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 734 (32.48%) SAP
3 734 (32.48%) Project Management
4 725 (32.08%) Marketing
5 701 (31.02%) Telecoms
6 654 (28.94%) Manufacturing
7 642 (28.41%) Business Intelligence
8 623 (27.57%) Digital Marketing
9 600 (26.55%) Electronics
10 473 (20.93%) PRINCE2
11 399 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 360 (15.93%) PMO
13 336 (14.87%) Degree
14 303 (13.41%) Microsoft
15 274 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
16 237 (10.49%) Retail
17 236 (10.44%) Scrum
18 233 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
19 223 (9.87%) Java
20 214 (9.47%) Banking
20 214 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
21 212 (9.38%) C#
22 206 (9.12%) Change Management
23 198 (8.76%) JavaScript
24 190 (8.41%) SQL
25 188 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
26 186 (8.23%) .NET
27 171 (7.57%) QA
28 155 (6.86%) Oracle

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 70 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 47 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 39 (1.73%) Tomcat
4 37 (1.64%) JBoss
5 33 (1.46%) Mule
6 27 (1.19%) IBM Notes
7 25 (1.11%) Mule ESB
8 19 (0.84%) MS Exchange
9 18 (0.80%) Confluence
10 17 (0.75%) Apache
11 14 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.53%) IIS
13 12 (0.53%) iPlanet
13 12 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
14 11 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.44%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 124 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
2 108 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 101 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 73 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.088%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.044%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 42 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 13 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.53%) SAP GRC
5 11 (0.49%) Magento
6 10 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
7 8 (0.35%) Shopify
8 7 (0.31%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
9 6 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.22%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.18%) Endur
11 4 (0.18%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.18%) Primavera
12 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 188 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (4.51%) SaaS
4 94 (4.16%) Office 365
5 30 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (1.06%) OneDrive
7 23 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (0.97%) Basecamp
9 19 (0.84%) PaaS
10 16 (0.71%) IaaS
11 12 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (0.44%) GitHub
13 9 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.40%) Trello
14 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.22%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.99%) Network Security
2 37 (1.64%) DNS
3 36 (1.59%) HTTP
4 31 (1.37%) Internet
4 31 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.19%) DHCP
5 27 (1.19%) Firewall
6 19 (0.84%) SAN
6 19 (0.84%) Unified Communications
7 16 (0.71%) VoIP
7 16 (0.71%) Wireless
8 14 (0.62%) WAN
9 13 (0.58%) NAS
9 13 (0.58%) Skype
10 11 (0.49%) Intranet
11 9 (0.40%) PBX
11 9 (0.40%) SMS
11 9 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
11 9 (0.40%) SSL
12 8 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 83 (3.67%) Big Data
3 58 (2.57%) NoSQL
4 54 (2.39%) Hadoop
5 46 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 42 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 37 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 28 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 22 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (0.93%) MySQL
11 20 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (0.84%) CouchDB
12 19 (0.84%) Power BI
13 18 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.80%) Relational Database
14 17 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (0.71%) Blockchain
16 13 (0.58%) QlikView
17 12 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 89 (3.94%) JIRA
2 75 (3.32%) Git (software)
3 43 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 41 (1.81%) JUnit
5 27 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 19 (0.84%) IntelliJ
6 19 (0.84%) TeamCity
7 18 (0.80%) Selenium
8 14 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 14 (0.62%) Subversion
8 14 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (0.58%) GitLab
10 10 (0.44%) TestNG
11 8 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.35%) Maven
11 8 (0.35%) PyCharm
12 7 (0.31%) Grunt
12 7 (0.31%) gulp
12 7 (0.31%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1,300 (57.52%) Finance
2 725 (32.08%) Marketing
3 701 (31.02%) Telecoms
4 654 (28.94%) Manufacturing
5 600 (26.55%) Electronics
6 237 (10.49%) Retail
7 214 (9.47%) Banking
8 65 (2.88%) Legal
9 37 (1.64%) Law
10 35 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 32 (1.42%) Advertising
11 32 (1.42%) Back Office
12 29 (1.28%) Games
13 24 (1.06%) Retail Banking
14 22 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
15 20 (0.88%) Billing
15 20 (0.88%) Local Government
16 17 (0.75%) Publishing
17 16 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 324 (14.34%) Project Manager
2 250 (11.06%) Programme Manager
3 248 (10.97%) Developer
4 166 (7.35%) Analyst
5 145 (6.42%) Senior Manager
6 134 (5.93%) IT Manager
7 131 (5.80%) Architect
8 93 (4.12%) Consultant
9 70 (3.10%) PMO Manager
9 70 (3.10%) Senior Project Manager
10 69 (3.05%) .NET Developer
11 68 (3.01%) Senior Developer
12 64 (2.83%) C# Developer
13 62 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
13 62 (2.74%) Software Developer
14 58 (2.57%) SAP Manager
15 54 (2.39%) Java Developer
16 50 (2.21%) IT Project Manager
16 50 (2.21%) SAP Project Manager
17 45 (1.99%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (8.23%) .NET
2 118 (5.22%) AngularJS
3 117 (5.18%) HTML
4 111 (4.91%) Web Services
5 106 (4.69%) CSS
6 74 (3.27%) ASP.NET
7 72 (3.19%) RESTful
8 60 (2.65%) REST
9 56 (2.48%) XML
10 53 (2.35%) JSON
11 50 (2.21%) React
12 47 (2.08%) Spring
13 46 (2.04%) jQuery
13 46 (2.04%) SOAP
14 43 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 40 (1.77%) Kafka
16 39 (1.73%) HTML5
17 34 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 34 (1.50%) Middleware
18 33 (1.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 274 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 95 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 92 (4.07%) PMI
5 81 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
6 65 (2.88%) Fintech
7 63 (2.79%) Computer Science
8 60 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 60 (2.65%) User Experience
9 41 (1.81%) FMCG
10 40 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 38 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
12 30 (1.33%) Virtual Team
13 29 (1.28%) NHS
14 27 (1.19%) Algorithms
15 23 (1.02%) Driving Licence
16 22 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
17 20 (0.88%) Clustering
18 13 (0.58%) N-Tier
19 10 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 120 (5.31%) Linux
2 110 (4.87%) Windows
3 46 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 37 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 35 (1.55%) Unix
6 28 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.06%) Solaris
10 15 (0.66%) Android
11 13 (0.58%) AIX
11 13 (0.58%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.53%) HPUX
13 8 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.18%) CentOS
16 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 734 (32.48%) Project Management
3 642 (28.41%) Business Intelligence
4 623 (27.57%) Digital Marketing
5 473 (20.93%) PRINCE2
6 399 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 236 (10.44%) Scrum
8 233 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
9 214 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 206 (9.12%) Change Management
11 155 (6.86%) SDLC
12 153 (6.77%) Project Planning
13 148 (6.55%) Software Engineering
14 146 (6.46%) ERP
14 146 (6.46%) Migration
15 141 (6.24%) E-Commerce
16 137 (6.06%) Test Automation
17 136 (6.02%) Coaching
18 135 (5.97%) Decision-Making
18 135 (5.97%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 223 (9.87%) Java
2 212 (9.38%) C#
3 198 (8.76%) JavaScript
4 190 (8.41%) SQL
5 143 (6.33%) Python
6 99 (4.38%) C++
7 84 (3.72%) C
8 46 (2.04%) Ruby
9 37 (1.64%) Go
10 29 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 22 (0.97%) Perl
13 21 (0.93%) T-SQL
14 20 (0.88%) ES6
15 17 (0.75%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.71%) R
17 15 (0.66%) PHP
18 14 (0.62%) Clojure
18 14 (0.62%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 336 (14.87%) Degree
2 145 (6.42%) PMI Certification
3 144 (6.37%) Security Cleared
4 101 (4.47%) PMP
5 85 (3.76%) SC Cleared
6 64 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 59 (2.61%) CISSP
8 54 (2.39%) CISM
9 52 (2.30%) ISEB
10 51 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 41 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 40 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 31 (1.37%) MCSE
14 27 (1.19%) ISTQB
15 22 (0.97%) DV Cleared
16 21 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (0.88%) APMP
18 19 (0.84%) MCP
19 18 (0.80%) MBA
20 17 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 360 (15.93%) PMO
2 171 (7.57%) QA
3 47 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.06%) GDPR
4 24 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 24 (1.06%) PMBOK
5 17 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.71%) SLA
7 15 (0.66%) COBIT
7 15 (0.66%) GCP
7 15 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 14 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
8 14 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 14 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.58%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.53%) P3O
11 10 (0.44%) PSD2
12 6 (0.27%) Def Stans
12 6 (0.27%) SEPA
13 5 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 93 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 65 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.48%) Docker
4 29 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 19 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.53%) KVM
7 12 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 12 (0.53%) XenApp
8 10 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.40%) VMware NSX
10 8 (0.35%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.18%) NFS
12 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.13%) vSphere
13 2 (0.088%) Firmware
14 1 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.044%) Samba
14 1 (0.044%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 62 (2.74%) Kubernetes
2 50 (2.21%) Ansible
3 31 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 26 (1.15%) AirWatch
5 18 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (0.80%) Puppet
6 17 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.44%) SCCM
8 9 (0.40%) Terraform
9 7 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.18%) Marathon
10 4 (0.18%) Mesos
10 4 (0.18%) Oozie
10 4 (0.18%) rkt
10 4 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
10 4 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.18%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.13%) logstash
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 734 (32.48%) SAP
2 303 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 155 (6.86%) Oracle
4 77 (3.41%) VMware
5 63 (2.79%) Citrix
6 62 (2.74%) Google
7 46 (2.04%) Cisco
8 37 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (1.55%) EMC
10 32 (1.42%) Cognizant
11 28 (1.24%) HP
12 27 (1.19%) Lotus
12 27 (1.19%) Splunk
13 26 (1.15%) F5
13 26 (1.15%) MobileIron
14 25 (1.11%) NetApp
15 23 (1.02%) Apple
16 21 (0.93%) Capita
17 20 (0.88%) Workday
18 17 (0.75%) hybris