Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Officer was £30,969 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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

Project Officer
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1118 1108 1224
Rank change year-on-year -10 +116 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Officer 66 71 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.041% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.042% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 48 67 62
UK median annual salary £30,969 £30,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £44,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
% change year-on-year - +2.80% -7.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 168,954 167,321 203,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,376 139,001 170,390
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Project Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Project Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Officer in the UK

Project Officer
Top 13 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 6 months to 19 February 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 -8 64 £30,969 +4.10% 5
UK excluding London +5 42 £27,500 - 6
London -11 23 £33,000 -12.00% 1
North of England +6 22 £26,000 -1.89% 1
Yorkshire +34 16 £26,000 -1.89%
Midlands +5 10 £31,439 +14.32% 1
East Midlands +22 5 £45,000 +55.23%
North West -10 5 £33,750 +27.36% 1
West Midlands -10 5 £27,500 - 1
South East +13 4 £27,500 +10.00% 2
South West -5 4 £37,500 +22.95%
Wales - 2 £33,500 -
North East - 1 £27,500 -

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Project Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 38 (57.58%) PMO
2 36 (54.55%) Project Management
3 33 (50.00%) Finance
4 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (24.24%) PRINCE2
6 16 (24.24%) Project Governance
7 14 (21.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
8 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.64%) Banking
11 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
12 7 (10.61%) MS Visio
13 6 (9.09%) QA
14 5 (7.58%) Time Management
14 5 (7.58%) Office 365
14 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
14 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
14 5 (7.58%) Project Planning
15 4 (6.06%) Resource Management
15 4 (6.06%) Marketing
15 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (6.06%) Windows
15 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
15 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (6.06%) Change Control
15 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (6.06%) Portfolio Management

Project Officer Skill Set
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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (21.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (10.61%) MS Visio
6 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Trello
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 33 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 3 (4.55%) Local Government
6 2 (3.03%) Law
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Publishing
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) BBC
3 2 (3.03%) Digital TV
3 2 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (1.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
1 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
1 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Project Management
2 16 (24.24%) PRINCE2
2 16 (24.24%) Project Governance
3 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
5 5 (7.58%) Project Planning
5 5 (7.58%) Time Management
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.06%) Change Control
6 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (6.06%) Resource Management
7 3 (4.55%) Change Management
7 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.55%) Information Management
7 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.03%) Dependency Management
8 2 (3.03%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) APMP
1 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (57.58%) PMO
2 6 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) P3O
4 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Arqiva
2 2 (3.03%) SAP