Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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 > Dorset
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 40 69
Rank change year-on-year -46 +29 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 27 73 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.31% 6.10% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 6.21% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 59 30
Dorset median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% +14.12% -20.93%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £52,500 £45,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1,152 1,175 1,018
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.38% 98.16% 99.32%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,007 910
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Dorset

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in Dorset

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Dorset over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Dorset

Project Manager
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -18 13 £43,750 -9.79% 1
Poole -28 4 £49,500 +10.00% 1
Sherborne - 1 - -
Project Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Dorset region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 22 (81.48%) Project Management
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
4 8 (29.63%) SaaS
4 8 (29.63%) People Management
4 8 (29.63%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (29.63%) Line Management
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 5 (18.52%) PMP
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (14.81%) Degree
7 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
8 3 (11.11%) B2B
8 3 (11.11%) Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 3 (11.11%) Machine Learning
8 3 (11.11%) User Experience
8 3 (11.11%) Personalization
8 3 (11.11%) PMO
9 2 (7.41%) Creative Thinking
9 2 (7.41%) Strategic Thinking
9 2 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
9 2 (7.41%) Data Centre

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Broadband
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) GIS
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Animation
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Project Management
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (29.63%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (29.63%) Line Management
4 8 (29.63%) People Management
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) B2B
7 3 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 3 (11.11%) Personalization
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
7 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (7.41%) Creative Thinking
8 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
8 2 (7.41%) Strategic Thinking
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) PMP
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) NEBOSH
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Google
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) NEC
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com