Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Management
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 55 30
Rank change year-on-year +25 -25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Project Management 90 18 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 8.16% 2.82% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.90% 3.10% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 62 18 104
10th Percentile £33,525 £37,850 £31,975
25th Percentile £37,144 £40,063 £36,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,690 £43,750 £43,913
Median % change year-on-year +2.15% -0.37% -2.42%
75th Percentile £58,705 £53,125 £52,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,750 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £44,379 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +4.42% -2.86% -1.13%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,011 581 1,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 91.66% 90.92% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 794 519 1,297
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,650
25th Percentile £35,745 £35,750 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
75th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £63,750
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £44,379 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.40% +4.42% +6.25%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in South Wales

Project Management
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Management in South Wales.

Salary trend for Project Management in South Wales

Project Management
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Management in South Wales over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Project Management in South Wales

Project Management
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
Cardiff +11 40 £46,250 +2.78% 19
Newport +6 26 £43,440 +2.21% 5
Bridgend - 21 £35,000 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £34,384 -
Glamorgan - 1 £55,000 -
Project Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 62 (68.89%) Social Skills
2 32 (35.56%) Change Management
2 32 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (30.00%) Project Delivery
4 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (26.67%) Finance
5 24 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 23 (25.56%) PRINCE2
7 22 (24.44%) SQL
7 22 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (24.44%) Business Analysis
8 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Project
9 20 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 20 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (22.22%) Data Modelling
9 20 (22.22%) Data Integration
9 20 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
9 20 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
9 20 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
10 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (13.33%) Degree
11 12 (13.33%) Azure
12 11 (12.22%) PMO
12 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (11.11%) SDLC

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Azure
2 5 (5.56%) SaaS
3 4 (4.44%) AWS
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.22%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.11%) IaaS
6 1 (1.11%) PaaS
6 1 (1.11%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) LAN
1 4 (4.44%) VPN
1 4 (4.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) Power BI
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (68.89%) Social Skills
2 27 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (26.67%) Finance
4 8 (8.89%) Public Sector
5 6 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (4.44%) Games
6 4 (4.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (3.33%) Advertising
7 3 (3.33%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (3.33%) Retail
8 2 (2.22%) Banking
8 2 (2.22%) Billing
8 2 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.11%) Czech Language
9 1 (1.11%) Law
9 1 (1.11%) Marketing
9 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 21 (23.33%) Developer
3 20 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 20 (22.22%) Report Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) IT Manager
4 7 (7.78%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (7.78%) Senior Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Business Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Portfolio Planner
6 4 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Security Architect
8 2 (2.22%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.11%) Node.js
1 1 (1.11%) REST
1 1 (1.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Life Science
2 6 (6.67%) NHS
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) HoloLens
7 1 (1.11%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.11%) PMI
7 1 (1.11%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.11%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) CentOS
2 4 (4.44%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Change Management
1 32 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (30.00%) Project Delivery
3 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (25.56%) PRINCE2
6 22 (24.44%) Business Analysis
6 22 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (22.22%) Data Integration
7 20 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 20 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
7 20 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
7 20 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
8 10 (11.11%) SDLC
9 9 (10.00%) Decision-Making
9 9 (10.00%) Project Governance
9 9 (10.00%) Scrum
10 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.89%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) SQL
2 20 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.11%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) C++
4 1 (1.11%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) PHP
4 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.33%) PMP
5 2 (2.22%) ECDL
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.11%) HND
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) NCDA
6 1 (1.11%) NCIE
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) PMO
2 5 (5.56%) SLA
3 3 (3.33%) QA
4 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.11%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.11%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) VMware
3 5 (5.56%) LexisNexis
4 4 (4.44%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.44%) Brocade
4 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.11%) Apple
5 1 (1.11%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.11%) NetApp