The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 48 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 52 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.25% 3.99% 5.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 4.13% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 24 55
Average salary £50,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.58% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,450 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1166 921 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.34% 96.74% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 770 846
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Project Manager
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager across the South Wales region.

Project Manager Salary Trend in South Wales

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in South Wales

Project Manager
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 27 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Newport -11 17 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Bridgend - 4 £49,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
Wales

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title.

1 79 (61.24%) Project Management
2 54 (41.86%) PRINCE2
3 53 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (29.46%) Finance
5 31 (24.03%) Waterfall
6 23 (17.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 19 (14.73%) ITIL
7 19 (14.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (10.85%) PRINCE
8 14 (10.85%) Project Planning
9 12 (9.30%) MS Project
10 10 (7.75%) MS Office
10 10 (7.75%) ISEB
10 10 (7.75%) Supplier Management
10 10 (7.75%) Degree
10 10 (7.75%) SC Cleared
10 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
11 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
11 9 (6.98%) Scrum
12 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.43%) SAP
13 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (5.43%) Software Delivery
14 6 (4.65%) Java
14 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
14 6 (4.65%) Risk Management
14 6 (4.65%) SaaS
14 6 (4.65%) Change Control
15 5 (3.88%) PMP
15 5 (3.88%) Telecoms

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (9.30%) MS Project
2 10 (7.75%) MS Office
3 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) Internet
1 3 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (29.46%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.10%) DTV
3 2 (1.55%) GIS
4 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.78%) STB
4 1 (0.78%) Animation
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) Life Science
4 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (61.24%) Project Management
2 54 (41.86%) PRINCE2
3 53 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (24.03%) Waterfall
5 19 (14.73%) ITIL
6 14 (10.85%) PRINCE
6 14 (10.85%) Project Planning
7 10 (7.75%) Supplier Management
8 9 (6.98%) Scrum
9 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.43%) Software Delivery
11 6 (4.65%) Change Control
11 6 (4.65%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.88%) Critical Path Analysis
12 5 (3.88%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.88%) Matrix Management
12 5 (3.88%) People Management
13 4 (3.10%) Release Management
13 4 (3.10%) Business Analysis
13 4 (3.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) Java
2 4 (3.10%) C++
3 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (17.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 19 (14.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.75%) ISEB
3 10 (7.75%) Degree
4 5 (3.88%) PMP
5 4 (3.10%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.78%) APMP
7 1 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) COBIT
1 3 (2.33%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (5.43%) SAP
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.55%) Cisco
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle
3 2 (1.55%) VMware
4 1 (0.78%) IBM
4 1 (0.78%) HP
4 1 (0.78%) Dell
4 1 (0.78%) Avaya
4 1 (0.78%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.78%) Informatica
4 1 (0.78%) BT
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