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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 29 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 82 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.69% 4.28% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 4.43% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 81 38 34
Average salary £55,000 £39,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.36% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,035 £32,500 £33,825
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £54,250
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
1192 1106 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.31% 96.59% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 989 936
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +22 59 £53,750 +53.57% 2
Newport -2 18 £60,000 +46.34% 1
Project Manager
Wales

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 93 (66.43%) Project Management
2 64 (45.71%) Finance
3 58 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (41.43%) PRINCE2
4 28 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 26 (18.57%) Banking
6 24 (17.14%) PMP
7 22 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (15.00%) People Management
8 21 (15.00%) Java
9 20 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 19 (13.57%) Degree
11 18 (12.86%) PRINCE
11 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (12.14%) Six Sigma
12 17 (12.14%) MS Project
12 17 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (11.43%) Risk Management
13 16 (11.43%) Use Case
13 16 (11.43%) UML
13 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
13 16 (11.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 15 (10.71%) MS Excel
15 14 (10.00%) MS Office
15 14 (10.00%) Internet
15 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
15 14 (10.00%) Back Office
15 14 (10.00%) APMP
16 13 (9.29%) Business Transformation
16 13 (9.29%) Data Centre

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (12.14%) MS Project
2 15 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 14 (10.00%) MS Office
4 6 (4.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 64 (45.71%) Finance
2 26 (18.57%) Banking
3 14 (10.00%) Back Office
3 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.71%) Advertising
5 3 (2.14%) Law
5 3 (2.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) J2EE
1 4 (2.86%) Spring
2 1 (0.71%) Velocity
2 1 (0.71%) HTML5
2 1 (0.71%) CSS3
2 1 (0.71%) CSS
2 1 (0.71%) HTML
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.71%) Animation
4 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (66.43%) Project Management
2 58 (41.43%) PRINCE2
2 58 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (15.00%) People Management
5 18 (12.86%) PRINCE
6 17 (12.14%) Six Sigma
6 17 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (11.43%) Use Case
7 16 (11.43%) UML
7 16 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 13 (9.29%) Business Transformation
9 12 (8.57%) Change Management
9 12 (8.57%) Scrum
10 10 (7.14%) ITIL
10 10 (7.14%) Migration
10 10 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
11 9 (6.43%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.00%) CMMI
13 6 (4.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 24 (17.14%) PMP
3 20 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (13.57%) Degree
5 16 (11.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 14 (10.00%) APMP
7 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) COBIT
1 2 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.71%) Dell
2 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
2 1 (0.71%) Informatica
2 1 (0.71%) VMware
2 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco
2 1 (0.71%) IBM
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