Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Officer was £28,987 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1064 1116 1183
Rank change year-on-year +52 +67 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Officer 93 86 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.049% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.051% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 66 38 65
UK median annual salary £28,987 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.38% +3.45% +3.48%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,850 £23,100
90th Percentile £43,754 £40,300 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,987 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +5.41% -5.17% +5.45%

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 160,631 169,827 188,471
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,444 136,110 158,415
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Officer in the UK

Project Officer
Top 12 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 20 September 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 +41 92 £28,987 -3.38% 8
UK excluding London +65 74 £28,987 +5.41% 7
South West +24 28 £28,000 -8.20% 3
East of England +38 24 £40,000 +14.59%
London +19 18 £31,750 -9.29% 1
North of England +27 17 £25,000 -13.04% 2
Yorkshire +40 10 £23,750 -12.84% 1
South East -7 4 £30,000 +25.00%
North East -20 4 £30,000 +30.43%
North West +11 3 £31,250 +4.17% 1
West Midlands +26 1 £31,000 +34.78%
Midlands +9 1 £31,000 +8.77% 2

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 65 (69.89%) Project Management
1 65 (69.89%) PMO
2 52 (55.91%) Finance
3 36 (38.71%) PRINCE2
4 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Excel
6 25 (26.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 24 (25.81%) Microsoft Project
8 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
9 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (15.05%) Project Planning
10 14 (15.05%) SharePoint
11 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
12 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
12 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.75%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
13 10 (10.75%) Risk Management
14 9 (9.68%) QA
14 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
15 8 (8.60%) Decision-Making
16 7 (7.53%) Logistics
16 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (7.53%) Creative Thinking
16 7 (7.53%) Cyberattack
16 7 (7.53%) Coaching
16 7 (7.53%) Change Control
16 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
17 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 14 (15.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (26.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (25.81%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) QlikView
General
1 52 (55.91%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.53%) Cyberattack
3 4 (4.30%) PMI
4 3 (3.23%) Fintech
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) RIA
5 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.89%) Project Management
2 36 (38.71%) PRINCE2
3 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (15.05%) Project Planning
6 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 10 (10.75%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (10.75%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.60%) Decision-Making
10 7 (7.53%) Change Control
10 7 (7.53%) Coaching
10 7 (7.53%) Creative Thinking
10 7 (7.53%) Logistics
10 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.45%) Change Management
11 6 (6.45%) Critical Path Analysis
11 6 (6.45%) Line Management
11 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
11 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.30%) CISM
4 4 (4.30%) CISSP
5 3 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.15%) Degree
6 2 (2.15%) PMP
6 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.08%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (69.89%) PMO
2 9 (9.68%) QA
3 3 (3.23%) P3O
4 2 (2.15%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco
3 2 (2.15%) HP
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.08%) Twitter