The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 58 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 256 277 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.41% 4.72% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 4.95% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 228 236 185
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
England

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Project Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +12 112 £50,000 +1.01% 20
Gloucestershire +3 54 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Wiltshire -26 34 £50,000 - 9
Dorset +3 20 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Somerset -4 13 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Devon -9 12 £50,000 +44.92% 2
Cornwall -13 4 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 324 (59.23%) Project Management
2 269 (49.18%) PRINCE2
3 181 (33.09%) Finance
4 168 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (13.16%) ITIL
7 70 (12.80%) Security Cleared
8 66 (12.07%) MS Project
9 57 (10.42%) Telecoms
9 57 (10.42%) Resource Management
10 56 (10.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 52 (9.51%) Change Management
12 51 (9.32%) Degree
13 50 (9.14%) Microsoft
14 46 (8.41%) PMI Certification
15 43 (7.86%) SC Cleared
15 43 (7.86%) Software Delivery
16 41 (7.50%) Scrum
17 37 (6.76%) SAP
18 35 (6.40%) Project Planning
19 33 (6.03%) PRINCE
20 32 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 32 (5.85%) PMI
20 32 (5.85%) E-Commerce
20 32 (5.85%) Marketing
20 32 (5.85%) Banking
21 31 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (5.48%) Business Analysis
23 29 (5.30%) Programme Management
24 27 (4.94%) Retail

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 15 (2.74%) CMS
2 12 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.91%) Drupal
5 1 (0.18%) WordPress
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.18%) Lync
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 66 (12.07%) MS Project
2 27 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.29%) MS Visio
3 18 (3.29%) MS Office
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Niku Workbench
5 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (2.01%) Sage 200
3 10 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (1.83%) SAP FI
3 10 (1.83%) SAP CO
4 7 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.10%) Magento
6 5 (0.91%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.18%) Primavera
8 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.38%) SaaS
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.55%) Office 365
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.73%) Internet
2 3 (0.55%) HTTP
3 2 (0.37%) SMS
3 2 (0.37%) MPLS
3 2 (0.37%) MIMO
3 2 (0.37%) LTE
4 1 (0.18%) VLAN
4 1 (0.18%) Firewall
4 1 (0.18%) Wireless
4 1 (0.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) SAN
4 1 (0.18%) VoIP
4 1 (0.18%) WAN
4 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.83%) JIRA
2 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 181 (33.09%) Finance
2 57 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.85%) Marketing
3 32 (5.85%) Banking
4 27 (4.94%) Retail
4 27 (4.94%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.29%) Electronics
6 15 (2.74%) Aerospace
7 14 (2.56%) Advertising
8 12 (2.19%) Games
9 7 (1.28%) Military
9 7 (1.28%) Law
10 6 (1.10%) Billing
11 5 (0.91%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.37%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.29%) HTML
2 15 (2.74%) CSS
3 12 (2.19%) .NET
4 10 (1.83%) WebCenter
5 6 (1.10%) SAP Smart Forms
6 5 (0.91%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.55%) HTML5
8 2 (0.37%) Java EE
9 1 (0.18%) Ajax
9 1 (0.18%) jQuery
9 1 (0.18%) XHTML
9 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.85%) PMI
2 31 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.84%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.38%) DTV
6 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.65%) NHS
7 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.10%) AS400
8 6 (1.10%) iSeries
9 5 (0.91%) Social Media
10 2 (0.37%) User Experience
10 2 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.37%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.37%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.37%) GIS
10 2 (0.37%) Blog
11 1 (0.18%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.18%) Life Science
11 1 (0.18%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.37%) UNIX
1 2 (0.37%) Windows
2 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (59.23%) Project Management
2 269 (49.18%) PRINCE2
3 168 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (13.16%) ITIL
6 57 (10.42%) Resource Management
7 52 (9.51%) Change Management
8 43 (7.86%) Software Delivery
9 41 (7.50%) Scrum
10 35 (6.40%) Project Planning
11 33 (6.03%) PRINCE
12 32 (5.85%) E-Commerce
13 30 (5.48%) Business Analysis
14 29 (5.30%) Programme Management
15 27 (4.94%) ERP
15 27 (4.94%) Change Control
16 25 (4.57%) Waterfall
16 25 (4.57%) Risk Management
17 23 (4.20%) Supplier Management
17 23 (4.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 11 (2.01%) SQL
2 11 (2.01%) C
3 9 (1.65%) Java
4 4 (0.73%) C++
4 4 (0.73%) Embedded C
4 4 (0.73%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 70 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 56 (10.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 51 (9.32%) Degree
4 46 (8.41%) PMI Certification
5 43 (7.86%) SC Cleared
6 32 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 22 (4.02%) PMP
8 17 (3.11%) DV Cleared
9 15 (2.74%) APMP
10 8 (1.46%) APMG
10 8 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.46%) MAPM
11 2 (0.37%) ISEB
12 1 (0.18%) CISA
12 1 (0.18%) CISM
12 1 (0.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.65%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (9.14%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.76%) SAP
3 15 (2.74%) IBM
4 13 (2.38%) Oracle
5 11 (2.01%) Sage
6 8 (1.46%) Demandware
6 8 (1.46%) hybris
6 8 (1.46%) RedPrairie
6 8 (1.46%) Trapeze
6 8 (1.46%) ATG
7 6 (1.10%) VMware
8 4 (0.73%) Cisco
8 4 (0.73%) HP
9 3 (0.55%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.55%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.37%) Google
11 1 (0.18%) Niku
11 1 (0.18%) Reuters
11 1 (0.18%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Greta Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £45000 - £54290 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health insurance, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
NES IT
Salary: Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits (Inc. flexi-tim
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + Bonus + Flexi Work + Home
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Consult Solutions
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Bath Spa University
Salary: From £31,342 to £34,256 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago