The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
South West / Dorset
Rank 34 66 72
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.22% 2.26% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 2.29% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 19
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £49,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 370 699 768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.61% 98.87% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 335 530 668
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +1 7 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Bournemouth +30 6 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Weymouth - 1 £37,500 -
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 37 (90.24%) Project Management
2 24 (58.54%) PRINCE2
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (43.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (34.15%) Finance
6 12 (29.27%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 9 (21.95%) PMO
7 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
7 9 (21.95%) Degree
8 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL
8 8 (19.51%) SDLC
9 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.07%) Retail
10 6 (14.63%) MS Project
10 6 (14.63%) MS Visio
10 6 (14.63%) Contingency Planning
11 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
11 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
11 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.20%) HP
11 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (12.20%) QA
12 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
12 4 (9.76%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (9.76%) Marketing
12 4 (9.76%) Information Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS Project
2 6 (14.63%) MS Visio
3 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Project Management
2 24 (58.54%) PRINCE2
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (43.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (29.27%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 8 (19.51%) ITIL
6 8 (19.51%) SDLC
6 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
7 6 (14.63%) Contingency Planning
8 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
8 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.76%) DevOps
9 4 (9.76%) Information Management
9 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.88%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (9.76%) APMG
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) PMO
2 5 (12.20%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) HP
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
Poole, Dorset
Webrecruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth University
Posted: 21 days ago