The median annual salary for a Project Officer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Officer
UK
Rank 840 927 913
Rank change year-on-year +87 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Officer 27 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.036% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.037% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 40
Median salary £32,500 £29,125 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.58% +4.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -15.09% -3.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Project Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Project Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Officer in the UK

Project Officer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Officer.

Salary trend for Project Officer in the UK

Project Officer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Officer over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Officer in the UK

Project Officer
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 27 £32,500 +11.11% 7
London +70 13 £35,000 +7.69% 2
South East +82 7 £22,500 -50.00% 1
West Midlands +29 3 £21,000 -6.66%
South West +15 3 £34,000 +17.24% 1
Brighton - 3 £22,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £22,500 -
Kent - 3 £30,000 -
Malvern - 2 £21,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £21,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £35,000 -
City of London +50 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Birmingham +8 1 £22,500 -
East Midlands +6 1 £31,480 +61.43%
Bristol +4 1 - -
Gloucestershire +1 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £30,500 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £31,480 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
Croydon - 1 £28,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £22,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £37,500 -
Sleaford - 1 £31,480 -
Swindon - 1 £30,500 -

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Project Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 37 (61.67%) Project Management
1 37 (61.67%) Finance
2 28 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 26 (43.33%) PMO
4 25 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 21 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (31.67%) MS Project
7 15 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 13 (21.67%) QA
8 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (18.33%) Project Planning
11 10 (16.67%) MS Office
11 10 (16.67%) Change Control
12 9 (15.00%) MS Visio
13 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
14 6 (10.00%) Change Management
14 6 (10.00%) Scrum
15 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
15 5 (8.33%) Banking
15 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (6.67%) OneDrive
16 4 (6.67%) Degree
16 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
16 4 (6.67%) PRINCE
16 4 (6.67%) SAP
16 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
17 3 (5.00%) ERP
17 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
17 3 (5.00%) Windows

Project Officer Skill Set
Top Related 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 15 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 28 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 21 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (31.67%) MS Project
4 10 (16.67%) MS Office
5 9 (15.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) OneDrive
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 37 (61.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.33%) Fintech
3 2 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Project Management
2 25 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.33%) Project Planning
6 10 (16.67%) Change Control
7 6 (10.00%) Change Management
7 6 (10.00%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.67%) PRINCE
10 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.00%) ERP
10 3 (5.00%) Line Management
10 3 (5.00%) Process Management
10 3 (5.00%) Resource Allocation
10 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (5.00%) Time Management
10 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.33%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) HND
4 1 (1.67%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (43.33%) PMO
2 13 (21.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) SAP
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago