Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 256 266 263
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Programme Management 771 1,551 2,052
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 1.23% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.34% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 739 1,270 1,578
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £97,500 £99,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £54,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.26% -0.91% -

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 57,123 116,177 139,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.28% 92.12% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46,159 93,053 111,395
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.11% -

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +8 733 £55,000 -4.35% 131
UK excluding London +15 449 £50,000 -8.26% 83
London +3 256 £75,000 +7.14% 46
South West -7 159 £47,500 -5.00% 14
South East +75 154 £55,000 -7.56% 32
Work from Home -48 123 £50,000 -16.67% 14
North of England +43 62 £55,500 -11.20% 18
Midlands +22 38 £52,500 -12.50% 9
North West +68 31 £59,500 -8.87% 13
West Midlands +34 29 £55,000 -12.00% 7
Yorkshire +18 27 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East of England +37 22 £56,500 +32.94% 4
East Midlands +36 9 £36,500 -39.17% 2
Scotland +45 7 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Wales +38 6 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North East +12 4 £47,500 -27.57% 3
Northern Ireland +11 1 £45,000 -42.86%

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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.

1 497 (64.46%) Finance
2 441 (57.20%) SAP
3 430 (55.77%) Business Intelligence
4 427 (55.38%) Telecoms
5 420 (54.47%) Marketing
5 420 (54.47%) Public Sector
6 418 (54.22%) Manufacturing
7 405 (52.53%) Electronics
8 403 (52.27%) Digital Marketing
9 246 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
10 155 (20.10%) Project Management
11 130 (16.86%) Degree
12 115 (14.92%) Scrum
13 110 (14.27%) Microsoft
13 110 (14.27%) Azure
14 92 (11.93%) JavaScript
15 91 (11.80%) DevOps
16 88 (11.41%) Linux
17 80 (10.38%) Change Management
18 79 (10.25%) Project Delivery
19 76 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
20 70 (9.08%) Java
21 64 (8.30%) Software Engineering
21 64 (8.30%) Security Cleared
22 63 (8.17%) Cybersecurity
22 63 (8.17%) PRINCE2
23 62 (8.04%) Analytics
24 61 (7.91%) AWS
24 61 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
25 59 (7.65%) Git (software)

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 51 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.08%) Confluence
3 13 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.69%) Mule
3 13 (1.69%) Red Hat Fuse
4 12 (1.56%) Mule ESB
5 11 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.30%) JBoss
7 9 (1.17%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.04%) Apache
9 4 (0.52%) CMS
9 4 (0.52%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.52%) WordPress
10 3 (0.39%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.13%) Apache TomEE
12 1 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.69%) Zeplin
5 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.52%) Windchill
7 3 (0.39%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.26%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.26%) Simulink
9 1 (0.13%) Sketch
9 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (1.04%) SAP CRM
3 7 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.65%) JDE OneWorld
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.52%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.39%) Maximo
7 3 (0.39%) Social Studio
7 3 (0.39%) TRIRIGA
8 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.13%) Magento
9 1 (0.13%) Primavera
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.13%) Shopify
9 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.13%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 110 (14.27%) Azure
2 61 (7.91%) AWS
3 57 (7.39%) SaaS
4 49 (6.36%) Office 365
5 24 (3.11%) GCP
6 17 (2.20%) Power Platform
7 15 (1.95%) Serverless
8 13 (1.69%) OneDrive
9 12 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.17%) PaaS
12 8 (1.04%) IaaS
12 8 (1.04%) Yammer
13 6 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.65%) GitHub
15 3 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
15 3 (0.39%) npm
15 3 (0.39%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.11%) Firewall
2 13 (1.69%) Internet
3 12 (1.56%) Skype
4 11 (1.43%) Wireless
5 10 (1.30%) 4G
5 10 (1.30%) 5G
6 8 (1.04%) LAN
6 8 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (0.91%) DNS
7 7 (0.91%) VPN
7 7 (0.91%) WebEx
8 6 (0.78%) LTE
8 6 (0.78%) Network Security
8 6 (0.78%) WAN
9 5 (0.65%) BGP
9 5 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.65%) OSPF
10 4 (0.52%) Broadband
11 3 (0.39%) 3G
11 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.76%) NoSQL
2 25 (3.24%) MySQL
3 24 (3.11%) SQL Server
4 23 (2.98%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.85%) Big Data
6 21 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (1.82%) Power BI
8 13 (1.69%) Tableau
9 12 (1.56%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.65%) Redis
13 4 (0.52%) BigQuery
13 4 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.52%) QlikView
13 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 37 (4.80%) JIRA
3 16 (2.08%) Maven
4 14 (1.82%) JUnit
4 14 (1.82%) Postman
5 13 (1.69%) Grunt
5 13 (1.69%) gulp
5 13 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (1.56%) Fiddler
6 12 (1.56%) IntelliJ
6 12 (1.56%) SoapUI
6 12 (1.56%) Subversion
7 11 (1.43%) GitLab
8 6 (0.78%) Artifactory
8 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.52%) Cypress.io
9 4 (0.52%) Gatling
9 4 (0.52%) Mocha
9 4 (0.52%) TestCafe
General
1 497 (64.46%) Finance
2 427 (55.38%) Telecoms
3 420 (54.47%) Marketing
3 420 (54.47%) Public Sector
4 418 (54.22%) Manufacturing
5 405 (52.53%) Electronics
6 24 (3.11%) Retail
7 19 (2.46%) Legal
8 18 (2.33%) Banking
9 11 (1.43%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.43%) Games
10 10 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.04%) Local Government
12 7 (0.91%) Law
13 6 (0.78%) Advertising
13 6 (0.78%) Automotive
14 5 (0.65%) German Language
15 4 (0.52%) Back Office
15 4 (0.52%) French Language
15 4 (0.52%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 131 (16.99%) Developer
2 68 (8.82%) Programme Manager
3 64 (8.30%) Consultant
4 61 (7.91%) Project Manager
5 39 (5.06%) Analyst
5 39 (5.06%) Java Developer
6 35 (4.54%) IT Manager
7 32 (4.15%) Senior Developer
8 31 (4.02%) Senior Manager
9 29 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 28 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
11 27 (3.50%) Administrator
11 27 (3.50%) Architect
11 27 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (3.11%) Software Engineer
13 23 (2.98%) Product Manager
14 22 (2.85%) Infrastructure Manager
15 20 (2.59%) Lead Developer
15 20 (2.59%) Software Developer
16 18 (2.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (7.13%) AngularJS
1 55 (7.13%) CSS
2 51 (6.61%) REST
3 49 (6.36%) HTML
4 36 (4.67%) .NET
5 30 (3.89%) SOAP
6 28 (3.63%) React
7 27 (3.50%) JSON
8 23 (2.98%) RESTful
9 21 (2.72%) Web Services
10 19 (2.46%) .NET Core
10 19 (2.46%) Spring
10 19 (2.46%) XML
11 18 (2.33%) Angular 2
11 18 (2.33%) ASP.NET
11 18 (2.33%) HTML5
11 18 (2.33%) Sass
12 17 (2.20%) LESS
13 16 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (2.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.26%) User Experience
2 55 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.50%) Blog
5 20 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.69%) Wiki
8 10 (1.30%) Cloud Native
8 10 (1.30%) Life Science
8 10 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
9 9 (1.17%) NHS
10 7 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (0.78%) Media Streaming
11 6 (0.78%) PMI
12 5 (0.65%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.52%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.52%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (11.41%) Linux
2 44 (5.71%) Windows
3 20 (2.59%) Unix
4 16 (2.08%) CentOS
5 14 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 14 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Android
10 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) Debian
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (55.77%) Business Intelligence
2 403 (52.27%) Digital Marketing
3 246 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (20.10%) Project Management
5 115 (14.92%) Scrum
6 91 (11.80%) DevOps
7 80 (10.38%) Change Management
8 79 (10.25%) Project Delivery
9 76 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 64 (8.30%) Software Engineering
11 63 (8.17%) Cybersecurity
11 63 (8.17%) PRINCE2
12 62 (8.04%) Analytics
13 61 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
14 52 (6.74%) ITIL
14 52 (6.74%) Kanban
15 50 (6.49%) Migration
16 49 (6.36%) Risk Management
17 46 (5.97%) Business Analysis
18 44 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 92 (11.93%) JavaScript
2 70 (9.08%) Java
3 58 (7.52%) Python
4 38 (4.93%) SQL
5 37 (4.80%) C#
6 34 (4.41%) C++
7 27 (3.50%) Bash Shell
8 25 (3.24%) C
9 23 (2.98%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.33%) Apex Code
11 15 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.17%) PHP
12 9 (1.17%) Rust
13 5 (0.65%) Go
13 5 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.52%) ES6
15 3 (0.39%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.26%) R
17 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 130 (16.86%) Degree
2 64 (8.30%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.28%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.43%) PMP
7 8 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.04%) SANS
8 7 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.91%) MCSA
9 6 (0.78%) APMG
9 6 (0.78%) APMP
10 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.39%) HNC
11 3 (0.39%) HND
11 3 (0.39%) ISEB
11 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.19%) QA
2 37 (4.80%) PMO
3 30 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (2.46%) GDPR
5 10 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.30%) SLA
6 8 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (0.91%) NIST
8 5 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.39%) COBIT
9 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.39%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.39%) P3O
10 2 (0.26%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 42 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.06%) Docker
3 9 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.39%) KVM
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.98%) Puppet
3 21 (2.72%) Terraform
4 20 (2.59%) Ansible
5 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (1.04%) QRadar
7 7 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.78%) Grafana
8 6 (0.78%) Packer
8 6 (0.78%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.65%) SCCM
10 3 (0.39%) Istio
11 2 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.13%) Kibana
12 1 (0.13%) Kubeflow
12 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 441 (57.20%) SAP
2 110 (14.27%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (2.72%) Cisco
4 21 (2.72%) Oracle
5 19 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.33%) Google
6 18 (2.33%) IBM
7 15 (1.95%) CyberArk
7 15 (1.95%) VMware
8 13 (1.69%) Palo Alto
8 13 (1.69%) Splunk
9 12 (1.56%) Dell
9 12 (1.56%) Intel
10 11 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 11 (1.43%) Twitter
11 8 (1.04%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.04%) Bomgar
11 8 (1.04%) LogRhythm
11 8 (1.04%) NetWitness