Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Officer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1082 1124 1190
Rank change year-on-year +42 +66 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Officer 94 56 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.033% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.034% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 78 42 66
UK median annual salary £30,000 £33,250 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.77% +14.66% +3.57%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,875
90th Percentile £42,875 £39,875 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,987 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year +5.41% -4.35% +4.55%

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 165,559 165,529 192,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,645 136,314 161,969
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +32 93 £30,000 -11.76% 7
UK excluding London +39 70 £28,987 +5.41% 8
North of England +24 27 £25,500 -15.00%
London -3 23 £33,000 -5.71%
South West +15 22 £28,987 -14.74% 1
Yorkshire +35 17 £25,000 -8.26%
East of England +6 14 £40,000 +14.59% 1
North East - 7 £30,000 -
Midlands +6 6 £31,219 +38.75% 1
West Midlands +12 4 £31,219 +43.54% 1
North West +2 3 £35,000 +7.69%
East Midlands +1 2 £36,250 +15.15%
South East -14 1 - - 4

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 (69.15%) Project Management
2 60 (63.83%) PMO
3 58 (61.70%) Finance
4 28 (29.79%) PRINCE2
5 26 (27.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Excel
7 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Project
9 22 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (18.09%) Project Governance
12 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (14.89%) Project Planning
14 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
15 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
16 11 (11.70%) Programme Management
16 11 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
17 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
18 9 (9.57%) Creative Thinking
18 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
19 8 (8.51%) Change Control
19 8 (8.51%) QA
19 8 (8.51%) Decision-Making
20 7 (7.45%) Collaborative Working
20 7 (7.45%) Cyberattack
20 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
20 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
20 7 (7.45%) Coaching

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 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Trello
2 3 (3.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) QlikView
2 1 (1.06%) Blockchain
General
1 58 (61.70%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Marketing
2 4 (4.26%) Publishing
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Law
3 2 (2.13%) Legal
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.45%) Cyberattack
4 5 (5.32%) PMI
5 4 (4.26%) BBC
5 4 (4.26%) Digital TV
6 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) Project Management
2 28 (29.79%) PRINCE2
3 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.09%) Project Governance
5 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.89%) Project Planning
7 11 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (11.70%) Programme Management
8 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
8 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
9 9 (9.57%) Creative Thinking
9 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.51%) Change Control
10 8 (8.51%) Decision-Making
11 7 (7.45%) Coaching
11 7 (7.45%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (6.38%) Logistics
12 6 (6.38%) Strategic Thinking
13 5 (5.32%) Acceptance Criteria
13 5 (5.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.26%) CISM
4 4 (4.26%) CISSP
5 2 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (1.06%) APMP
6 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.06%) PMP
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (63.83%) PMO
2 8 (8.51%) QA
3 4 (4.26%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) Arqiva
2 4 (4.26%) Google
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco
3 2 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.06%) Twitter