Period
to 31 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Project Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Governance over the 6 months to 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Governance
UK
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 598 716 757
Rank change year-on-year +118 +41 +27
Permanent jobs citing Project Governance 89 362 440
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 78 278 360
Median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +0.95% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,000 £33,200
90th Percentile £72,075 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Project Governance 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 45,939 126,062 150,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.38% 92.21% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37,888 99,591 119,910
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,687 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Project Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Project Governance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Project Governance in the UK

Project Governance
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Governance.

Salary trend for Project Governance in the UK

Project Governance
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Governance over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Project Governance in the UK

Project Governance
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Governance within the UK over the 6 months to 31 October 2020. 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 +136 80 £50,000 -7.65% 11
UK excluding London +173 53 £50,000 - 7
London +145 31 £55,000 -5.17% 5
South East +178 19 £50,000 -
Midlands +121 15 £50,000 -11.11% 4
North of England +152 13 £55,000 +15.79% 2
North West +119 12 £56,500 +18.95% 2
West Midlands +101 12 £50,000 -35.48% 4
Work from Home -4 8 £48,750 -11.36% 1
East of England +132 5 £50,000 -16.67%
East Midlands +83 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Scotland +84 3 - -
Wales +48 1 £50,000 +5.26%
North East +22 1 £45,000 +91.49%

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, IT jobs citing Project Governance 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 Project Governance.

1 44 (49.44%) Project Management
2 35 (39.33%) PRINCE2
2 35 (39.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.83%) Finance
4 29 (32.58%) Project Delivery
5 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
6 19 (21.35%) Resource Management
6 19 (21.35%) Change Control
7 18 (20.22%) Waterfall
8 16 (17.98%) PMO
9 15 (16.85%) Change Management
10 13 (14.61%) Oracle
10 13 (14.61%) Office 365
11 12 (13.48%) Portfolio Management
11 12 (13.48%) Azure
12 11 (12.36%) Line Management
12 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
12 11 (12.36%) Requirements Gathering
13 10 (11.24%) Law
14 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (10.11%) Business Analysis
15 8 (8.99%) Migration
15 8 (8.99%) Analytics
15 8 (8.99%) Middleware
15 8 (8.99%) CRM
15 8 (8.99%) ERP
15 8 (8.99%) SQL

Project Governance
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 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.12%) Smallworld
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.12%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.12%) Chatbot
5 1 (1.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.49%) Magento
2 3 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.25%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Office 365
2 12 (13.48%) Azure
3 8 (8.99%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (5.62%) AWS
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle CX
5 3 (3.37%) SaaS
6 2 (2.25%) Trello
7 1 (1.12%) Power Automate
7 1 (1.12%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.37%) 3G
2 3 (3.37%) 4G
2 3 (3.37%) 5G
3 2 (2.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.12%) Big Data
4 1 (1.12%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) GIS
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) Power BI
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) JIRA
General
1 31 (34.83%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Law
3 7 (7.87%) Local Government
3 7 (7.87%) Public Sector
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Police
5 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.37%) Fire and Rescue
6 3 (3.37%) Legal
6 3 (3.37%) Marketing
7 2 (2.25%) Housing Association
8 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (49.44%) Project Manager
2 13 (14.61%) IT Manager
3 9 (10.11%) Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) Consultant
4 8 (8.99%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (7.87%) Architect
5 7 (7.87%) Portfolio Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) PMO Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Web Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Portfolio Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Principal Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Project Portfolio Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
1 8 (8.99%) Middleware
2 5 (5.62%) CSS
2 5 (5.62%) REST
2 5 (5.62%) SOAP
3 3 (3.37%) FreeMarker
3 3 (3.37%) HTML
3 3 (3.37%) jQuery
3 3 (3.37%) JSON
3 3 (3.37%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (3.37%) Node.js
3 3 (3.37%) React
3 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (3.37%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) Java SE
4 1 (1.12%) OAuth
4 1 (1.12%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.12%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.49%) Replication
2 4 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.37%) PMI
3 3 (3.37%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.25%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.12%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Robotics
5 1 (1.12%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (49.44%) Project Management
2 35 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (39.33%) PRINCE2
2 35 (39.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (32.58%) Project Delivery
4 19 (21.35%) Change Control
4 19 (21.35%) Resource Management
5 18 (20.22%) Waterfall
6 15 (16.85%) Change Management
7 12 (13.48%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (12.36%) Line Management
8 11 (12.36%) Requirements Gathering
9 9 (10.11%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.99%) Analytics
10 8 (8.99%) Business Case
10 8 (8.99%) CRM
10 8 (8.99%) ERP
10 8 (8.99%) IT Strategy
10 8 (8.99%) Migration
10 8 (8.99%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) C#
1 8 (8.99%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) Java
2 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.37%) PHP
2 3 (3.37%) Python
3 2 (2.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (7.87%) PMI Certification
4 6 (6.74%) Degree
4 6 (6.74%) PMP
4 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) CITP
6 2 (2.25%) ISEB
7 1 (1.12%) ACCA
7 1 (1.12%) CCNA
7 1 (1.12%) CIMA
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.12%) CISSP
7 1 (1.12%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.98%) PMO
2 5 (5.62%) SLA
3 2 (2.25%) GDPR
3 2 (2.25%) IFRS
3 2 (2.25%) QA
4 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Capita
4 5 (5.62%) ATG
4 5 (5.62%) Demandware
4 5 (5.62%) hybris
5 3 (3.37%) Arqiva
5 3 (3.37%) Cognizant
5 3 (3.37%) Ericsson
5 3 (3.37%) Huawei
5 3 (3.37%) Nokia
6 2 (2.25%) Google
6 2 (2.25%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.25%) Workday
7 1 (1.12%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (1.12%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.12%) Sparx
7 1 (1.12%) UiPath