Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 200 251
Rank change year-on-year -62 +51 -16
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 2,209 3,151 2,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 1.77% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.95% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,546 2,251 2,315
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -

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 157,849 161,235 182,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.67% 90.75% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,086 129,822 152,126
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +3.28% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Programme Management in the UK

Programme Management
Top 16 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 19 July 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 -72 2,028 £57,500 +4.55% 263
UK excluding London -80 1,238 £50,000 - 193
London -57 865 £70,000 +7.69% 79
South West -31 383 £45,000 -5.26% 57
South East -59 315 £57,500 +6.48% 43
North of England -37 258 £52,500 - 33
North West -19 171 £52,750 -2.31% 21
Midlands -11 137 £55,000 +10.00% 16
West Midlands +23 94 £51,270 -6.78% 12
Scotland +18 75 £60,000 +4.35% 11
Yorkshire +21 72 £53,000 +0.95% 7
East of England -144 57 £40,000 -11.11% 32
East Midlands -31 41 £62,500 +31.58% 4
Wales +12 19 £53,750 +13.16% 1
North East -43 15 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Northern Ireland +1 2 £47,500 -20.83%

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 1,278 (57.85%) Finance
2 805 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
3 759 (34.36%) Project Management
4 746 (33.77%) SAP
5 726 (32.87%) Marketing
6 696 (31.51%) Telecoms
7 661 (29.92%) Manufacturing
8 645 (29.20%) Business Intelligence
9 621 (28.11%) Digital Marketing
10 604 (27.34%) Electronics
11 447 (20.24%) PRINCE2
12 387 (17.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 364 (16.48%) Degree
14 332 (15.03%) Microsoft
15 323 (14.62%) PMO
16 291 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
17 271 (12.27%) Scrum
18 242 (10.96%) C#
18 242 (10.96%) Retail
19 240 (10.86%) Java
20 231 (10.46%) Banking
21 228 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
22 224 (10.14%) .NET
23 220 (9.96%) Change Management
24 206 (9.33%) JavaScript
25 193 (8.74%) Oracle
26 188 (8.51%) SQL
27 185 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
28 177 (8.01%) SDLC
29 175 (7.92%) 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 71 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.63%) Apache Spark
3 35 (1.58%) Tomcat
4 33 (1.49%) JBoss
5 26 (1.18%) Confluence
6 23 (1.04%) Apache
6 23 (1.04%) CMS
7 22 (1.00%) Mule
8 17 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (0.77%) IBM Notes
8 17 (0.77%) Mule ESB
9 14 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.54%) iPlanet
10 12 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
11 8 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.32%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 138 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
2 110 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 110 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.18%) Gephi
6 4 (0.18%) SPSS
7 2 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.091%) InDesign
8 1 (0.045%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.045%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.045%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 13 (0.59%) SAP GRC
5 9 (0.41%) Primavera
6 8 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.32%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.23%) Magento
8 5 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.23%) Shopify
9 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
10 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.091%) CA PPM
11 2 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.091%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.091%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 185 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 123 (5.57%) SaaS
4 96 (4.35%) Office 365
5 33 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (1.31%) PaaS
7 28 (1.27%) IaaS
8 20 (0.91%) Basecamp
9 19 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (0.81%) OneDrive
11 10 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.45%) Trello
12 8 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.23%) Asana
13 5 (0.23%) Slack
13 5 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.99%) Network Security
2 26 (1.18%) DNS
3 25 (1.13%) Firewall
3 25 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.09%) Internet
5 23 (1.04%) DHCP
6 20 (0.91%) Software-Defined Networking
7 17 (0.77%) HTTP
7 17 (0.77%) WAN
8 16 (0.72%) Wireless
9 15 (0.68%) VoIP
10 14 (0.63%) NAS
10 14 (0.63%) SAN
11 11 (0.50%) Unified Communications
12 10 (0.45%) Intranet
13 8 (0.36%) LAN
13 8 (0.36%) PBX
14 6 (0.27%) AMQP
14 6 (0.27%) Broadband
14 6 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.94%) Big Data
3 53 (2.40%) Hadoop
4 51 (2.31%) NoSQL
5 37 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 34 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 33 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 29 (1.31%) MySQL
9 27 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 22 (1.00%) Relational Database
12 21 (0.95%) Power BI
13 20 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (0.77%) Data Mining
16 15 (0.68%) CouchDB
17 14 (0.63%) SAP HANA
18 12 (0.54%) QlikView
19 11 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (3.40%) JIRA
2 57 (2.58%) Git (software)
3 48 (2.17%) JUnit
4 40 (1.81%) Jenkins
5 35 (1.58%) Selenium
6 23 (1.04%) TestNG
7 20 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 15 (0.68%) IntelliJ
8 15 (0.68%) Jasmine
8 15 (0.68%) Protractor
8 15 (0.68%) SpecFlow
9 14 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 13 (0.59%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.36%) JMeter
12 8 (0.36%) Subversion
12 8 (0.36%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.27%) GitLab
13 6 (0.27%) Maven
14 5 (0.23%) Gatling
General
1 1,278 (57.85%) Finance
2 726 (32.87%) Marketing
3 696 (31.51%) Telecoms
4 661 (29.92%) Manufacturing
5 604 (27.34%) Electronics
6 242 (10.96%) Retail
7 231 (10.46%) Banking
8 53 (2.40%) Legal
9 46 (2.08%) Investment Banking
10 33 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.45%) Law
12 30 (1.36%) Games
13 28 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
13 28 (1.27%) Retail Banking
14 20 (0.91%) Publishing
15 19 (0.86%) Advertising
15 19 (0.86%) Billing
16 17 (0.77%) French Language
17 16 (0.72%) Back Office
18 15 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 296 (13.40%) Programme Manager
2 279 (12.63%) Project Manager
3 263 (11.91%) Developer
4 175 (7.92%) Analyst
5 156 (7.06%) Architect
6 121 (5.48%) IT Manager
7 106 (4.80%) Software Developer
8 101 (4.57%) Senior Manager
9 96 (4.35%) Consultant
10 94 (4.26%) .NET Developer
11 81 (3.67%) C# Developer
12 75 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
13 71 (3.21%) Java Developer
14 69 (3.12%) .NET Software Developer
15 66 (2.99%) SAP Manager
16 59 (2.67%) C# Software Developer
16 59 (2.67%) PMO Manager
17 57 (2.58%) SAP Project Manager
17 57 (2.58%) Technical Architect
18 52 (2.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (10.14%) .NET
2 135 (6.11%) HTML
3 120 (5.43%) AngularJS
4 118 (5.34%) CSS
5 99 (4.48%) Web Services
6 97 (4.39%) ASP.NET
7 68 (3.08%) jQuery
8 59 (2.67%) REST
9 57 (2.58%) RESTful
10 49 (2.22%) J2EE
10 49 (2.22%) Spring
11 45 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (2.04%) XML
12 41 (1.86%) Middleware
12 41 (1.86%) React
12 41 (1.86%) SOAP
13 35 (1.58%) HTML5
14 34 (1.54%) JSON
15 33 (1.49%) Angular 2
15 33 (1.49%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 291 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 111 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 95 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
5 79 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
6 76 (3.44%) PMI
7 71 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
8 68 (3.08%) User Experience
9 56 (2.54%) Fintech
10 53 (2.40%) Computer Science
11 52 (2.35%) Mobile App
12 45 (2.04%) Virtual Team
13 34 (1.54%) Algorithms
14 27 (1.22%) Clustering
15 25 (1.13%) FMCG
16 24 (1.09%) Driving Licence
17 21 (0.95%) NHS
18 20 (0.91%) Blog
19 19 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
20 17 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 125 (5.66%) Windows
2 106 (4.80%) Linux
3 54 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 46 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (1.63%) Unix
6 36 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 28 (1.27%) Solaris
8 23 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 20 (0.91%) Android
10 16 (0.72%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.54%) AIX
11 12 (0.54%) HPUX
12 10 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.27%) CentOS
14 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 759 (34.36%) Project Management
3 645 (29.20%) Business Intelligence
4 621 (28.11%) Digital Marketing
5 447 (20.24%) PRINCE2
6 387 (17.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 271 (12.27%) Scrum
8 228 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
9 220 (9.96%) Change Management
10 177 (8.01%) SDLC
11 174 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 160 (7.24%) Migration
13 158 (7.15%) Project Planning
14 154 (6.97%) E-Commerce
15 152 (6.88%) Software Engineering
16 144 (6.52%) Waterfall
17 135 (6.11%) ITIL
18 134 (6.07%) Test Automation
19 131 (5.93%) Coaching
19 131 (5.93%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (10.96%) C#
2 240 (10.86%) Java
3 206 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 188 (8.51%) SQL
5 142 (6.43%) Python
6 110 (4.98%) C++
7 78 (3.53%) C
8 41 (1.86%) Ruby
9 37 (1.67%) Perl
10 33 (1.49%) Go
11 30 (1.36%) PL/SQL
12 28 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 27 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 17 (0.77%) Bash Shell
15 17 (0.77%) PHP
16 12 (0.54%) R
17 11 (0.50%) Java 8
18 10 (0.45%) Groovy
19 9 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 364 (16.48%) Degree
2 175 (7.92%) Security Cleared
3 143 (6.47%) PMI Certification
4 124 (5.61%) PMP
5 84 (3.80%) SC Cleared
6 79 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 68 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 64 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 53 (2.40%) MCSE
10 49 (2.22%) ISEB
11 37 (1.67%) CISSP
11 37 (1.67%) MCP
12 34 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 32 (1.45%) CISM
14 31 (1.40%) DV Cleared
15 29 (1.31%) APMP
16 20 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (0.86%) MBA
18 18 (0.81%) ISTQB
19 16 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (14.62%) PMO
2 153 (6.93%) QA
3 47 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.45%) GDPR
5 21 (0.95%) COBIT
6 19 (0.86%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.81%) SLA
8 16 (0.72%) GCP
8 16 (0.72%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 14 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 12 (0.54%) PMBOK
11 11 (0.50%) Data Quality
12 9 (0.41%) PSD2
12 9 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
13 8 (0.36%) P3O
14 4 (0.18%) HL7
14 4 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 96 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 64 (2.90%) Docker
3 60 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 20 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.68%) XenApp
7 13 (0.59%) KVM
8 12 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 12 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.41%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.18%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.14%) Firmware
12 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.14%) vSphere
13 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.045%) HDFS
14 1 (0.045%) LXC
14 1 (0.045%) Samba
Systems Management
1 64 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 54 (2.44%) Ansible
3 22 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (1.00%) Terraform
4 17 (0.77%) AirWatch
4 17 (0.77%) Puppet
5 11 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.45%) SCCM
7 8 (0.36%) Nagios
8 7 (0.32%) Cacti
8 7 (0.32%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.23%) Salt
9 5 (0.23%) Xymon
10 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.14%) Istio
12 2 (0.091%) Kibana
12 2 (0.091%) Mesos
Vendors
1 746 (33.77%) SAP
2 332 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 193 (8.74%) Oracle
4 86 (3.89%) Citrix
5 71 (3.21%) VMware
6 53 (2.40%) Google
7 51 (2.31%) Cognizant
8 45 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
9 37 (1.67%) Cisco
10 26 (1.18%) EMC
11 23 (1.04%) Splunk
12 20 (0.91%) Adobe
12 20 (0.91%) Sitecore
12 20 (0.91%) Workday
13 19 (0.86%) Capita
14 18 (0.81%) F5
15 17 (0.77%) Apple
15 17 (0.77%) Lotus
15 17 (0.77%) MobileIron
16 15 (0.68%) HP