The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 44 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 67 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.78% 3.48% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 3.61% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 66 37 32
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Project Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1372 1248 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.86% 96.52% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1090 1097
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Project Manager Salary Trend in Wales

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Project Manager Salary Histogram in Wales

Project Manager
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
South Wales +28 65 £55,000 +38.36% 11
North Wales - 2 £34,000 -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 102 (64.15%) Project Management
2 74 (46.54%) Finance
3 72 (45.28%) PRINCE2
4 63 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (18.87%) PMI Certification
6 28 (17.61%) Banking
7 27 (16.98%) PMP
8 24 (15.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 24 (15.09%) Degree
9 22 (13.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (13.21%) Java
10 21 (13.21%) People Management
11 20 (12.58%) MS Project
12 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
12 19 (11.95%) PRINCE
12 19 (11.95%) Change Management
13 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (10.69%) Six Sigma
14 17 (10.69%) MS Excel
15 16 (10.06%) UML
15 16 (10.06%) MS Office
15 16 (10.06%) Internet
15 16 (10.06%) Back Office
15 16 (10.06%) Risk Management
15 16 (10.06%) Use Case
15 16 (10.06%) APMP
15 16 (10.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 15 (9.43%) Business Transformation
17 14 (8.81%) ITIL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (12.58%) MS Project
2 17 (10.69%) MS Excel
3 16 (10.06%) MS Office
4 6 (3.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.06%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 74 (46.54%) Finance
2 28 (17.61%) Banking
3 16 (10.06%) Back Office
4 13 (8.18%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.29%) Advertising
6 4 (2.52%) Legal
7 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.89%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) J2EE
1 4 (2.52%) Spring
2 1 (0.63%) Velocity
2 1 (0.63%) HTML5
2 1 (0.63%) CSS3
2 1 (0.63%) CSS
2 1 (0.63%) HTML
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.14%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.14%) PMI
4 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (64.15%) Project Management
2 72 (45.28%) PRINCE2
3 63 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (13.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (13.21%) People Management
6 19 (11.95%) PRINCE
6 19 (11.95%) Change Management
7 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (10.69%) Six Sigma
8 16 (10.06%) UML
8 16 (10.06%) Risk Management
8 16 (10.06%) Use Case
9 15 (9.43%) Business Transformation
10 14 (8.81%) ITIL
11 12 (7.55%) Scrum
12 11 (6.92%) Migration
12 11 (6.92%) Project Planning
12 11 (6.92%) Target Operating Model
13 7 (4.40%) SDLC
13 7 (4.40%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.21%) Java
2 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (18.87%) PMI Certification
2 27 (16.98%) PMP
3 24 (15.09%) Degree
3 24 (15.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (10.06%) APMP
4 16 (10.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.26%) COBIT
1 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.63%) Dell
2 1 (0.63%) VMware
2 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.63%) SAP
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco
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