Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 67 105
Rank change year-on-year +29 +38 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 74 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.69% 3.43% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.80% 3.44% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 59 37 17
Dorset median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £53,250 £48,500 £58,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% 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 1088 1075 1434
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.37% 99.72% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 943 958 1116
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £50,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Poole +8 32 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bournemouth +23 26 £48,500 +14.12%
Wimborne - 6 - -
Dorchester - 2 £50,000 -
Project Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 51 (68.92%) Project Management
2 28 (37.84%) PRINCE2
3 19 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.62%) Project Planning
5 15 (20.27%) Waterfall
6 13 (17.57%) Programme Management
6 13 (17.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (17.57%) Finance
7 12 (16.22%) Marketing
7 12 (16.22%) Office 365
8 8 (10.81%) CRM
8 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (8.11%) Eloqua
10 6 (8.11%) Process Improvement
10 6 (8.11%) Marketo
10 6 (8.11%) Marketing Automation
10 6 (8.11%) B2B Marketing
10 6 (8.11%) Intranet
10 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
10 6 (8.11%) B2B
10 6 (8.11%) HTML
10 6 (8.11%) Oracle
10 6 (8.11%) Retail
10 6 (8.11%) Degree
10 6 (8.11%) Telesales
11 5 (6.76%) Aerospace
12 4 (5.41%) PMP
12 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification

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:

Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Intranet
2 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.35%) MVNO
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Marketing
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
4 5 (6.76%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.05%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) PlayStation
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.92%) Project Management
2 28 (37.84%) PRINCE2
3 19 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.62%) Project Planning
5 15 (20.27%) Waterfall
6 13 (17.57%) Programme Management
7 8 (10.81%) CRM
8 6 (8.11%) B2B
8 6 (8.11%) B2B Marketing
8 6 (8.11%) Marketing Automation
8 6 (8.11%) Process Improvement
8 6 (8.11%) Telesales
9 4 (5.41%) Contingency Planning
9 4 (5.41%) ERP
9 4 (5.41%) ITIL
9 4 (5.41%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.41%) SDLC
10 3 (4.05%) Change Management
10 3 (4.05%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) HND
3 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.41%) PMP
3 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) DO-178B
2 2 (2.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Marketo
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Citrix
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) VMware