Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PMO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PMO over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 178 139
Rank change year-on-year +11 -39 +6
Permanent jobs citing PMO 148 160 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.52% 1.52% 1.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.78% 10.63% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 100 132 148
West Midlands median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,850
90th Percentile £88,750 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% -2.00%

PMO is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,256 1,505 1,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.88% 14.33% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 967 989 1,136
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,783 £25,203 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the West Midlands

PMO
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PMO in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for PMO in the West Midlands

PMO
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for PMO in the West Midlands

PMO
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Warwickshire +29 44 £64,500 +44.13% 1
Birmingham -8 38 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Coventry +22 36 £70,000 -12.50% 2
Shropshire -3 10 £28,250 -18.01% 1
Worcestershire +7 3 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Solihull -8 3 £60,000 -
Staffordshire +4 2 £80,000 +52.38%
Wolverhampton -14 2 £37,500 -29.25%
Herefordshire - 2 £41,500 -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PMO.

1 70 (47.30%) PRINCE2
2 69 (46.62%) Project Management
3 55 (37.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (33.78%) Programme Management
5 35 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (23.65%) Portfolio Management
6 33 (22.30%) Finance
7 26 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (16.22%) IT Strategy
8 24 (16.22%) Business Analysis
9 22 (14.86%) Resource Management
10 20 (13.51%) People Management
11 18 (12.16%) Degree
12 17 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
13 16 (10.81%) Mentoring
14 15 (10.14%) Transition Management
14 15 (10.14%) Driving Licence
14 15 (10.14%) Presales
14 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
15 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
15 14 (9.46%) Infographics
15 14 (9.46%) P3O
16 13 (8.78%) Coaching
17 12 (8.11%) Problem Management
18 10 (6.76%) Software Engineering
18 10 (6.76%) Retail
18 10 (6.76%) Scrum
19 9 (6.08%) COBIT
19 9 (6.08%) Change Control

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.35%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) SMS
2 3 (2.03%) Firewall
3 2 (1.35%) LAN
3 2 (1.35%) Network Security
3 2 (1.35%) SSL
3 2 (1.35%) VPN
3 2 (1.35%) WAN
3 2 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) JIRA
General
1 33 (22.30%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Retail
3 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.03%) Legal
4 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.35%) Advertising
5 2 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (21.62%) Analyst
2 26 (17.57%) Head of PMO
3 22 (14.86%) PMO Manager
4 19 (12.84%) Portfolio Manager
5 18 (12.16%) PMO Analyst
6 15 (10.14%) Project Manager
7 14 (9.46%) Presales Manager
8 11 (7.43%) Architect
8 11 (7.43%) Head of IT
9 10 (6.76%) Lead Architect
10 9 (6.08%) IT Manager
11 8 (5.41%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.73%) Coordinator
13 6 (4.05%) Project Analyst
13 6 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (3.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 5 (3.38%) PMO Lead
14 5 (3.38%) Project Coordinator
14 5 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
15 4 (2.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.35%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.14%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.03%) Windows
2 1 (0.68%) Linux
2 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (47.30%) PRINCE2
2 69 (46.62%) Project Management
3 55 (37.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (33.78%) Programme Management
5 35 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (23.65%) Portfolio Management
6 24 (16.22%) Business Analysis
6 24 (16.22%) IT Strategy
7 22 (14.86%) Resource Management
8 20 (13.51%) People Management
9 17 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (10.81%) Mentoring
11 15 (10.14%) Presales
11 15 (10.14%) Transition Management
12 14 (9.46%) Infographics
13 13 (8.78%) Coaching
14 12 (8.11%) Problem Management
15 10 (6.76%) Scrum
15 10 (6.76%) Software Engineering
16 9 (6.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.05%) SQL
2 4 (2.70%) C#
3 2 (1.35%) X++
4 1 (0.68%) C
4 1 (0.68%) C++
4 1 (0.68%) Java
4 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) ISEB
3 6 (4.05%) APMP
4 4 (2.70%) PMP
4 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) CISM
5 3 (2.03%) CISSP
5 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.35%) CCSP
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.35%) MBA
6 2 (1.35%) SSCP
7 1 (0.68%) ACCA
7 1 (0.68%) CIMA
7 1 (0.68%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.46%) P3O
2 9 (6.08%) COBIT
3 8 (5.41%) QA
4 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.03%) SLA
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) GPG13
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.68%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco
2 1 (0.68%) Logi
2 1 (0.68%) Logi Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) Niku
2 1 (0.68%) SAP
2 1 (0.68%) Tableau
2 1 (0.68%) Twitter
2 1 (0.68%) VMware