The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Wales / South Wales
Rank 59 48 57
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 29 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.37% 4.30% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 4.38% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 47 44
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £40,000 £37,010
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 839 1211 1147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.56% 98.22% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 735 1028 1007
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in South Wales

Project Manager
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Project Manager in South Wales

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in South Wales

Project Manager
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 Manager within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cardiff +10 28 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Neath Port Talbot +9 1 £30,500 -30.28%
Project Manager
Wales

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 47 (78.33%) Project Management
2 38 (63.33%) PRINCE2
3 31 (51.67%) Finance
4 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (28.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (25.00%) Degree
7 15 (25.00%) PMP
8 14 (23.33%) Change Management
8 14 (23.33%) Six Sigma
8 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
9 12 (20.00%) PMI Certification
10 11 (18.33%) Process Improvement
10 11 (18.33%) Lean Six Sigma
11 10 (16.67%) SDLC
11 10 (16.67%) Software Delivery
11 10 (16.67%) TQM
11 10 (16.67%) Quality Management
11 10 (16.67%) Process Management
11 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (16.67%) PRINCE
12 6 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (10.00%) Scrum
13 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 5 (8.33%) MS Project
13 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
14 4 (6.67%) Business Transformation
14 4 (6.67%) PMO
14 4 (6.67%) SAP

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Project
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) MS Office
General
1 31 (51.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Games
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Project Management
2 38 (63.33%) PRINCE2
3 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (23.33%) Change Management
5 14 (23.33%) Six Sigma
5 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
6 11 (18.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 11 (18.33%) Process Improvement
7 10 (16.67%) PRINCE
7 10 (16.67%) Process Management
7 10 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 10 (16.67%) SDLC
7 10 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 10 (16.67%) TQM
8 6 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 6 (10.00%) Scrum
9 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.67%) Business Transformation
10 4 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 15 (25.00%) PMP
3 12 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (6.67%) ISEB
6 2 (3.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PMO
2 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.67%) Siemens
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Posted: 6 days ago
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