Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 141 182
Rank change year-on-year -30 +41 -58
Permanent jobs citing PMO 152 219 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.62% 2.16% 1.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.72% 16.09% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 107 167 157
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £25,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,950 £69,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

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 1,418 1,361 1,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.08% 13.43% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1,062 1,196
West Midlands median annual salary £45,947 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Birmingham -60 51 £45,000 -7.69% 9
Warwickshire +60 48 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Coventry +3 29 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Staffordshire +7 11 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Herefordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Shropshire +15 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £31,071 -
Wolverhampton -11 1 - -
Solihull -12 1 £31,500 -30.00% 1
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 75 (49.34%) Project Management
2 58 (38.16%) Finance
3 46 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (28.29%) PRINCE2
5 28 (18.42%) Programme Management
5 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
7 21 (13.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
9 18 (11.84%) IT Strategy
10 17 (11.18%) Resource Management
10 17 (11.18%) Project Planning
11 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (9.87%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (9.87%) Scrum
12 15 (9.87%) Change Management
13 14 (9.21%) Business Analysis
14 13 (8.55%) Change Control
14 13 (8.55%) Demand Management
15 12 (7.89%) Business Transformation
15 12 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (7.89%) Telecoms
15 12 (7.89%) SharePoint
15 12 (7.89%) E-Commerce
16 11 (7.24%) Waterfall
17 10 (6.58%) Degree
17 10 (6.58%) People Management
17 10 (6.58%) Line Management
17 10 (6.58%) ITIL

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 12 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.66%) Apache
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (9.87%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (3.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.29%) Primavera
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.66%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Panaya
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) LAN
1 7 (4.61%) WAN
1 7 (4.61%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.66%) Firewall
2 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.66%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) JIRA
General
1 58 (38.16%) Finance
2 12 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.92%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.26%) Retail
5 7 (4.61%) Legal
5 7 (4.61%) Marketing
6 4 (2.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (24.34%) Project Manager
2 26 (17.11%) Analyst
2 26 (17.11%) PMO Manager
3 18 (11.84%) IT Manager
4 16 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (7.24%) Digital Project Manager
6 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (5.92%) Coordinator
7 9 (5.92%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (5.92%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (4.61%) Consultant
8 7 (4.61%) Head of Operations
8 7 (4.61%) PMO Lead
9 6 (3.95%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 6 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (3.29%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Functional Consultant
10 5 (3.29%) Junior
11 4 (2.63%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) COM
1 1 (0.66%) Middleware
1 1 (0.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.61%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.61%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.32%) CMDB
6 1 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.95%) Windows
2 4 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (49.34%) Project Management
2 46 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (28.29%) PRINCE2
4 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (18.42%) Programme Management
5 21 (13.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (11.84%) IT Strategy
7 17 (11.18%) Project Planning
7 17 (11.18%) Resource Management
8 15 (9.87%) Change Management
8 15 (9.87%) Scrum
9 14 (9.21%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.55%) Change Control
10 13 (8.55%) Demand Management
11 12 (7.89%) Business Transformation
11 12 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (7.89%) E-Commerce
12 11 (7.24%) Waterfall
13 10 (6.58%) Line Management
13 10 (6.58%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.29%) SQL
2 1 (0.66%) C
2 1 (0.66%) Java
2 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) Degree
2 9 (5.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.97%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) PMP
6 1 (0.66%) APMP
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) QA
1 9 (5.92%) SLA
2 6 (3.95%) P3O
3 3 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.66%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.66%) Nagios
2 1 (0.66%) SCOM
2 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.97%) Capita
2 3 (1.97%) SAP
3 2 (1.32%) Planview
3 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle
4 1 (0.66%) Progress
4 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com