Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 158 183
Rank change year-on-year -1 +25 -59
Permanent jobs citing PMO 147 184 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.67% 1.84% 1.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.94% 14.01% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 114 137 142
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +32.87% -20.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,600 £82,000 £77,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.38%

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 1,479 1,313 1,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.79% 13.17% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1,006 1,198
West Midlands median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,950 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +11.11%

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 18 September 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 18 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
Warwickshire +57 48 £55,000 -6.38% 4
Birmingham -25 45 £42,500 -15.00% 13
Coventry -5 21 £47,500 -32.14% 3
Staffordshire +19 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Herefordshire +17 7 £48,750 +39.29%
Solihull -8 5 £40,250 -10.56%
Shropshire +1 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £31,071 - 2
Wolverhampton -2 1 - -
Stourbridge - 1 £61,500 -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PMO.

1 74 (50.34%) Project Management
2 53 (36.05%) Finance
3 35 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (23.13%) PRINCE2
5 31 (21.09%) Microsoft
6 27 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 23 (15.65%) Microsoft Project
9 22 (14.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 18 (12.24%) Programme Management
12 17 (11.56%) Project Planning
12 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (10.88%) Demand Management
14 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
14 15 (10.20%) Scrum
14 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
15 14 (9.52%) Project Governance
16 13 (8.84%) Business Transformation
16 13 (8.84%) E-Commerce
17 12 (8.16%) Change Control
17 12 (8.16%) IT Strategy
18 11 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 11 (7.48%) Degree
18 11 (7.48%) Retail
19 10 (6.80%) ERP
19 10 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
20 9 (6.12%) Change Management
20 9 (6.12%) Business Analysis
21 8 (5.44%) Manufacturing

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 21 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.04%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (15.65%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (3.40%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.68%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.40%) Primavera
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.36%) IaaS
3 2 (1.36%) PaaS
3 2 (1.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) LAN
1 1 (0.68%) SMS
1 1 (0.68%) WAN
1 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.68%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (1.36%) SonarQube
General
1 53 (36.05%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Retail
3 8 (5.44%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.08%) Marketing
4 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.40%) Automotive
5 5 (3.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (25.85%) Project Manager
2 32 (21.77%) Analyst
3 29 (19.73%) PMO Manager
4 21 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
5 20 (13.61%) IT Manager
6 15 (10.20%) Infrastructure Manager
7 14 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (7.48%) Digital Project Manager
8 11 (7.48%) PMO Lead
9 8 (5.44%) Coordinator
10 7 (4.76%) Programme Manager
11 6 (4.08%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Consultant
11 6 (4.08%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 6 (4.08%) Project Coordinator
12 5 (3.40%) Functional Consultant
13 4 (2.72%) IT Analyst
13 4 (2.72%) IT Project Manager
13 4 (2.72%) Junior
13 4 (2.72%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.40%) NHS
3 5 (3.40%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.04%) PMI
5 2 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.40%) Windows
2 4 (2.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (50.34%) Project Management
2 35 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (23.13%) PRINCE2
4 27 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (14.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (12.24%) Programme Management
7 17 (11.56%) Project Planning
8 16 (10.88%) Demand Management
9 15 (10.20%) Scrum
9 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.52%) Project Governance
11 13 (8.84%) Business Transformation
11 13 (8.84%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.16%) Change Control
12 12 (8.16%) IT Strategy
13 10 (6.80%) ERP
13 10 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (6.12%) Business Analysis
14 9 (6.12%) Change Management
15 8 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) Degree
1 11 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (3.40%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.04%) ISEB
4 3 (2.04%) PMP
5 2 (1.36%) APMP
5 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.40%) P3O
4 4 (2.72%) SLA
5 2 (1.36%) GDPR
5 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.36%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 31 (21.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.76%) Capita
3 6 (4.08%) Planview
4 4 (2.72%) Progress
5 3 (2.04%) SAP
6 2 (1.36%) AlienVault
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle
7 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.68%) Sage
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow