Period
to 15 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Manager
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 78 58
Rank change year-on-year -8 -20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 117 137 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.21% 3.84% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 3.95% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82 108 130
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -9.47% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,825 £29,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,875 £72,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,518 3,464 3,210
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 97.09% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,849 2,910 2,646
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Bristol

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Bristol

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Bristol

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 63 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (52.99%) Project Management
3 52 (44.44%) Finance
4 50 (42.74%) PRINCE2
5 29 (24.79%) Waterfall
6 24 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (17.09%) Project Planning
8 17 (14.53%) Line Management
9 15 (12.82%) User Experience
9 15 (12.82%) Legal
10 13 (11.11%) Retail
10 13 (11.11%) JIRA
10 13 (11.11%) QA
10 13 (11.11%) ITIL
10 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
10 13 (11.11%) PMP
10 13 (11.11%) PMI Certification
11 12 (10.26%) Project Governance
12 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
12 11 (9.40%) GDPR
12 11 (9.40%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (9.40%) CRM
13 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (8.55%) ETL
13 10 (8.55%) Scrum
13 10 (8.55%) Coaching
14 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
14 9 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (7.69%) Software Engineering

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 8 (6.84%) CMS
2 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Basecamp
2 4 (3.42%) SaaS
3 3 (2.56%) Office 365
4 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Wireless
2 2 (1.71%) Firewall
2 2 (1.71%) SMTP
3 1 (0.85%) CTI
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.84%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.71%) Big Data
3 2 (1.71%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
General
1 52 (44.44%) Finance
2 15 (12.82%) Legal
3 13 (11.11%) Retail
4 9 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 8 (6.84%) Electronics
5 8 (6.84%) Marketing
6 6 (5.13%) Billing
6 6 (5.13%) Games
7 4 (3.42%) Military
7 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.56%) Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) HTML
1 5 (4.27%) HTML5
2 4 (3.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) User Experience
2 8 (6.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.13%) Social Media
5 5 (4.27%) Digital Media
5 5 (4.27%) Digital TV
5 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) EPoS
6 2 (1.71%) Fintech
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) PMI
7 1 (0.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (52.99%) Project Management
3 50 (42.74%) PRINCE2
4 29 (24.79%) Waterfall
5 24 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.09%) Project Planning
7 17 (14.53%) Line Management
8 13 (11.11%) ITIL
9 12 (10.26%) Project Governance
10 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (9.40%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (9.40%) CRM
11 10 (8.55%) Coaching
11 10 (8.55%) ETL
11 10 (8.55%) Scrum
12 9 (7.69%) PRINCE
12 9 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (7.69%) Process Management
12 9 (7.69%) Resource Management
12 9 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
1 6 (5.13%) Python
2 4 (3.42%) C
2 4 (3.42%) SQL
3 1 (0.85%) C++
3 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 13 (11.11%) PMP
2 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.84%) APMP
5 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.71%) Degree
6 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) QA
2 11 (9.40%) GDPR
3 5 (4.27%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (6.84%) Cognos
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco
2 1 (0.85%) Genesys
2 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (0.85%) SAP
2 1 (0.85%) Verint