Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 204 273
Rank change year-on-year -47 +69 -50
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 2,160 3,121 2,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.74% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.89% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,539 2,132 1,891
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £58,735
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -2.10% -2.11%
10th Percentile £35,400 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% -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 146,225 165,096 168,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.56% 91.88% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115,831 131,154 139,968
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -52 2,004 £60,000 +4.35% 166
UK excluding London -45 1,266 £55,000 +3.77% 127
London -58 793 £75,000 +11.11% 54
South West -9 406 £52,500 +5.00% 39
South East -57 305 £60,000 +4.35% 41
North of England -19 229 £47,500 -5.00% 13
North West -14 182 £46,000 -12.38% 6
Midlands -16 129 £65,000 +13.04% 14
East of England -15 122 £62,500 +34.41% 5
West Midlands +7 94 £65,000 - 12
Scotland +11 50 £54,425 -6.97% 10
Yorkshire +35 43 £56,250 +2.27% 6
East Midlands -35 32 £65,000 +19.82% 2
Wales +14 27 £49,750 -0.50% 5
North East -58 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,391 (64.40%) Finance
2 894 (41.39%) Marketing
3 866 (40.09%) SAP
4 818 (37.87%) Telecoms
5 802 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
6 777 (35.97%) Manufacturing
7 773 (35.79%) Business Intelligence
8 754 (34.91%) Digital Marketing
9 749 (34.68%) Electronics
10 650 (30.09%) Project Management
11 361 (16.71%) Degree
12 350 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 314 (14.54%) PRINCE2
14 312 (14.44%) Microsoft
15 297 (13.75%) Java
16 278 (12.87%) PMO
17 271 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
18 263 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
19 240 (11.11%) Scrum
20 239 (11.06%) Change Management
21 226 (10.46%) Software Engineering
22 222 (10.28%) .NET
23 212 (9.81%) Retail
24 211 (9.77%) C#
25 207 (9.58%) Python
26 206 (9.54%) JavaScript
27 200 (9.26%) SQL
28 191 (8.84%) SDLC
29 190 (8.80%) Migration
29 190 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure

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 43 (1.99%) Apache Spark
2 33 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.02%) Confluence
5 21 (0.97%) CMS
6 15 (0.69%) SAS
7 13 (0.60%) IBM Notes
8 12 (0.56%) Apache
8 12 (0.56%) IIS
9 11 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.46%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.37%) MS Project Server
12 7 (0.32%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.28%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.23%) Mule
15 4 (0.19%) JBoss
15 4 (0.19%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.19%) Mule ESB
15 4 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 120 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 116 (5.37%) Microsoft Project
3 89 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
4 74 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 44 (2.04%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.28%) Open Workbench
6 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) InVision
7 3 (0.14%) SPSS
8 2 (0.093%) Stata
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.046%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.42%) Primavera
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.093%) LongView
9 2 (0.093%) Magento
9 2 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.093%) Shopify
9 2 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.046%) Lawson
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 190 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 188 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 118 (5.46%) SaaS
4 99 (4.58%) Office 365
5 55 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 37 (1.71%) PaaS
7 36 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (1.67%) IaaS
8 19 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 11 (0.51%) OneDrive
10 10 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (0.42%) Basecamp
11 9 (0.42%) GitHub
12 7 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.28%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.19%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.14%) AdWords
15 3 (0.14%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.08%) Firewall
2 42 (1.94%) Network Security
3 28 (1.30%) Internet
4 18 (0.83%) WAN
5 17 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.74%) LAN
6 16 (0.74%) Software-Defined Networking
6 16 (0.74%) Wireless
7 14 (0.65%) VLAN
8 13 (0.60%) Skype
9 11 (0.51%) DNS
10 10 (0.46%) Unified Communications
11 8 (0.37%) Intranet
12 7 (0.32%) Broadband
12 7 (0.32%) DHCP
12 7 (0.32%) HTTP
12 7 (0.32%) SAN
13 6 (0.28%) VPN
13 6 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 86 (3.98%) Big Data
3 57 (2.64%) MongoDB
4 56 (2.59%) Hadoop
5 39 (1.81%) MySQL
6 37 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 36 (1.67%) Data Mining
8 28 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 27 (1.25%) Couchbase
10 26 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 23 (1.06%) Oracle Database
12 21 (0.97%) CouchDB
12 21 (0.97%) SAP HANA
13 20 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
16 14 (0.65%) Neo4j
17 13 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 76 (3.52%) JIRA
2 55 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 50 (2.31%) Selenium
4 39 (1.81%) Jenkins
5 27 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 22 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (0.97%) JUnit
8 20 (0.93%) SpecFlow
9 17 (0.79%) Protractor
10 14 (0.65%) Jasmine
10 14 (0.65%) TestNG
11 13 (0.60%) GitLab
12 12 (0.56%) Vagrant
13 10 (0.46%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.46%) IntelliJ
14 9 (0.42%) Hudson
15 5 (0.23%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.19%) Gerrit
16 4 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
16 4 (0.19%) Serilog
General
1 1,391 (64.40%) Finance
2 894 (41.39%) Marketing
3 818 (37.87%) Telecoms
4 777 (35.97%) Manufacturing
5 749 (34.68%) Electronics
6 212 (9.81%) Retail
7 182 (8.43%) Banking
8 54 (2.50%) Front Office
9 46 (2.13%) Private Banking
10 43 (1.99%) Law
11 33 (1.53%) Investment Banking
12 28 (1.30%) Legal
13 26 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 23 (1.06%) Publishing
15 22 (1.02%) Billing
16 21 (0.97%) Back Office
17 17 (0.79%) Advertising
17 17 (0.79%) Games
18 11 (0.51%) Local Government
19 9 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 333 (15.42%) Programme Manager
2 290 (13.43%) Project Manager
3 244 (11.30%) Developer
4 176 (8.15%) Architect
5 164 (7.59%) Analyst
6 119 (5.51%) IT Manager
7 93 (4.31%) Java Developer
8 91 (4.21%) Consultant
9 88 (4.07%) Senior Manager
10 87 (4.03%) Software Developer
11 71 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
12 70 (3.24%) .NET Developer
13 68 (3.15%) C# Developer
14 64 (2.96%) Software Engineer
15 63 (2.92%) Technical Architect
16 59 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
17 57 (2.64%) SAP Manager
18 56 (2.59%) Senior Developer
19 55 (2.55%) IT Project Manager
20 52 (2.41%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (10.28%) .NET
2 157 (7.27%) HTML
3 134 (6.20%) CSS
4 112 (5.19%) AngularJS
5 106 (4.91%) ASP.NET
6 99 (4.58%) Web Services
7 97 (4.49%) React
8 77 (3.56%) Spring
9 71 (3.29%) HTML5
10 70 (3.24%) Node.js
11 68 (3.15%) RESTful
12 61 (2.82%) jQuery
13 59 (2.73%) Spring MVC
14 56 (2.59%) SOAP
15 54 (2.50%) J2EE
16 52 (2.41%) REST
17 42 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
17 42 (1.94%) CSS3
18 36 (1.67%) Kafka
19 35 (1.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 271 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.77%) Management Information System
3 102 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 100 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
5 99 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
6 85 (3.94%) PMI
7 73 (3.38%) User Experience
8 67 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
9 66 (3.06%) Algorithms
10 55 (2.55%) Mobile App
11 37 (1.71%) Blog
12 33 (1.53%) Social Media
13 30 (1.39%) Fintech
14 23 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 21 (0.97%) NHS
16 20 (0.93%) Virtual Team
17 17 (0.79%) Client/Server
17 17 (0.79%) Public Cloud
18 16 (0.74%) Private Cloud
19 14 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 162 (7.50%) Windows
2 113 (5.23%) Linux
3 53 (2.45%) Windows Server
4 41 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (1.57%) Unix
7 23 (1.06%) Android
7 23 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.60%) Solaris
10 11 (0.51%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.32%) CentOS
12 6 (0.28%) Debian
12 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.14%) VMS
16 2 (0.093%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
2 773 (35.79%) Business Intelligence
3 754 (34.91%) Digital Marketing
4 650 (30.09%) Project Management
5 350 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 314 (14.54%) PRINCE2
7 263 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
8 240 (11.11%) Scrum
9 239 (11.06%) Change Management
10 226 (10.46%) Software Engineering
11 191 (8.84%) SDLC
12 190 (8.80%) Migration
13 162 (7.50%) ITIL
14 159 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 153 (7.08%) E-Commerce
16 152 (7.04%) Risk Management
17 139 (6.44%) Line Management
18 131 (6.06%) Test Automation
19 130 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
20 129 (5.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 297 (13.75%) Java
2 211 (9.77%) C#
3 207 (9.58%) Python
4 206 (9.54%) JavaScript
5 200 (9.26%) SQL
6 114 (5.28%) C++
7 88 (4.07%) Go
8 64 (2.96%) C
9 46 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 45 (2.08%) Ruby
11 42 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 33 (1.53%) PHP
13 31 (1.44%) PL/SQL
14 30 (1.39%) R
15 28 (1.30%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.02%) Perl
17 19 (0.88%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.60%) VB
19 9 (0.42%) Cython
20 8 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 361 (16.71%) Degree
2 150 (6.94%) PMI Certification
3 149 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 111 (5.14%) PMP
5 95 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 87 (4.03%) SC Cleared
7 55 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 44 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 43 (1.99%) DV Cleared
10 33 (1.53%) MCSE
11 31 (1.44%) APMP
12 30 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (1.30%) MCP
14 26 (1.20%) CISSP
15 21 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
15 21 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (0.65%) PgMP
17 12 (0.56%) APMG
17 12 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (12.87%) PMO
2 106 (4.91%) QA
3 52 (2.41%) GDPR
4 38 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (1.48%) SLA
6 23 (1.06%) COBIT
7 16 (0.74%) P3O
8 15 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 13 (0.60%) Data Quality
10 10 (0.46%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.42%) PMBOK
12 8 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (0.28%) RMADS
14 4 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.19%) PSD2
15 3 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
15 3 (0.14%) HL7
15 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 93 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 83 (3.84%) Docker
3 33 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 16 (0.74%) vSphere
6 12 (0.56%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.51%) XenApp
8 9 (0.42%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.19%) KVM
9 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.19%) Xen
10 2 (0.093%) HDFS
10 2 (0.093%) Snort
10 2 (0.093%) Squid
10 2 (0.093%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.046%) LXC
11 1 (0.046%) Varnish
11 1 (0.046%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.046%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 73 (3.38%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.94%) Ansible
3 20 (0.93%) Puppet
4 16 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.69%) Terraform
6 14 (0.65%) AirWatch
7 13 (0.60%) SCCM
8 11 (0.51%) Salt
9 10 (0.46%) Grafana
10 9 (0.42%) Kibana
11 8 (0.37%) Nagios
12 6 (0.28%) Packer
13 5 (0.23%) Istio
13 5 (0.23%) XenMobile
14 4 (0.19%) Icinga
15 3 (0.14%) Cacti
15 3 (0.14%) Nessus
15 3 (0.14%) Nexpose
16 2 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 866 (40.09%) SAP
2 312 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 171 (7.92%) Oracle
4 80 (3.70%) Google
5 73 (3.38%) Citrix
6 66 (3.06%) VMware
7 50 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (1.85%) Cognizant
9 31 (1.44%) Cisco
10 27 (1.25%) Tableau
11 20 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 14 (0.65%) CheckPoint
12 14 (0.65%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.60%) Lotus
13 13 (0.60%) MobileIron
14 12 (0.56%) Apple
15 10 (0.46%) Cloudera
15 10 (0.46%) EMC
16 9 (0.42%) Alias
17 8 (0.37%) hybris