Period
to 20 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 194 184
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10 -48
Permanent jobs citing PMO 145 148 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.71% 1.46% 1.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.80% 11.09% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 119 107 133
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +40.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £30,400 £30,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £88,750 £81,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 1,335 1,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.43% 13.21% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1,018 1,075
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,325 £23,850 £25,500
90th Percentile £64,947 £71,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 November 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 November 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 +5 50 £45,750 -8.50% 17
Warwickshire +48 35 £55,000 -32.31% 1
Coventry +5 20 £46,250 -33.93% 2
Herefordshire +12 14 £50,000 +42.86%
Solihull +8 10 £46,500 -11.43%
Staffordshire +25 8 £45,000 - 1
Worcestershire +10 2 £31,071 -34.59% 1
Wolverhampton +2 1 - -
Shropshire 0 1 - - 3
Stourbridge - 1 £61,500 -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (51.03%) Project Management
2 48 (33.10%) Finance
3 42 (28.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (23.45%) PRINCE2
5 34 (23.45%) Microsoft
6 28 (19.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Excel
7 24 (16.55%) SharePoint
8 23 (15.86%) Programme Management
9 20 (13.79%) Waterfall
9 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
10 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (11.03%) Demand Management
12 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (8.97%) Change Management
13 13 (8.97%) Degree
14 12 (8.28%) Change Control
15 11 (7.59%) Risk Management
15 11 (7.59%) Business Analysis
15 11 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (6.90%) Scrum
16 10 (6.90%) Service Delivery
16 10 (6.90%) Process Management
16 10 (6.90%) Line Management
17 9 (6.21%) Project Governance
17 9 (6.21%) Retail
18 8 (5.52%) PMP
18 8 (5.52%) SaaS
18 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure

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 24 (16.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) Confluence
2 1 (0.69%) MediaWiki
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (4.14%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.69%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Primavera
2 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (5.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.38%) IaaS
2 2 (1.38%) PaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) LAN
1 1 (0.69%) SMS
1 1 (0.69%) WAN
1 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.69%) GIS
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) JIRA
2 2 (1.38%) SonarQube
General
1 48 (33.10%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Retail
3 6 (4.14%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.45%) Automotive
5 4 (2.76%) Legal
6 3 (2.07%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.21%) Analyst
2 33 (22.76%) Project Manager
3 21 (14.48%) PMO Manager
4 19 (13.10%) PMO Analyst
5 17 (11.72%) IT Manager
6 14 (9.66%) Business Analyst
7 12 (8.28%) Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (7.59%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (6.21%) Senior Manager
10 8 (5.52%) PMO Lead
10 8 (5.52%) Programme Manager
10 8 (5.52%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (4.83%) Coordinator
12 6 (4.14%) Head of PMO
13 5 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
13 5 (3.45%) PMO Planner
13 5 (3.45%) Programme Planner
13 5 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
13 5 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
14 4 (2.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.45%) NHS
4 5 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.07%) PMI
6 2 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.69%) Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) CMDB
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (1.38%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (51.03%) Project Management
2 42 (28.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (23.45%) PRINCE2
5 28 (19.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (15.86%) Programme Management
7 20 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 16 (11.03%) Demand Management
9 13 (8.97%) Change Management
10 12 (8.28%) Change Control
11 11 (7.59%) Business Analysis
11 11 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (7.59%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.90%) Line Management
12 10 (6.90%) Process Management
12 10 (6.90%) Scrum
12 10 (6.90%) Service Delivery
13 9 (6.21%) Project Governance
14 8 (5.52%) Coaching
14 8 (5.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.76%) SQL
2 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) PMP
3 7 (4.83%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.07%) APMP
5 3 (2.07%) ISEB
6 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.45%) SLA
3 4 (2.76%) P3O
3 4 (2.76%) QA
4 3 (2.07%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.38%) GDPR
5 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) OpenVAS
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.14%) Planview
3 4 (2.76%) Progress
4 2 (1.38%) AlienVault
4 2 (1.38%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) Sage
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com