Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 23 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 64 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 -16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 53 78 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.69% 3.57% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 3.64% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 47 73 130
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -22.73% +37.50%
10th Percentile £30,750 £33,125 £33,400
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £65,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -22.73% +23.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1409 2142 2381
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.19% 98.03% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1256 1914 2044
South Wales median annual salary £39,125 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Cardiff +22 43 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Newport -1 7 £44,050 +3.65% 1
Torfaen +3 1 £50,000 -
Project Manager
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 40 (75.47%) Project Management
2 28 (52.83%) Finance
3 27 (50.94%) PRINCE2
4 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (39.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (22.64%) SDLC
7 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.75%) ITIL
8 10 (18.87%) PRINCE
8 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Project
10 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (15.09%) Retail
10 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
10 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (11.32%) Change Management
12 6 (11.32%) Scrum
12 6 (11.32%) Process Improvement
13 5 (9.43%) Office 365
13 5 (9.43%) Resource Management
13 5 (9.43%) Data Security
13 5 (9.43%) Six Sigma
14 4 (7.55%) ERP
14 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
14 4 (7.55%) Data Mapping
14 4 (7.55%) Change Control
14 4 (7.55%) Business Transformation

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
General
1 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.89%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) SCADA
3 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.89%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Project Management
2 27 (50.94%) PRINCE2
3 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (22.64%) SDLC
6 11 (20.75%) ITIL
7 10 (18.87%) PRINCE
8 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
8 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (11.32%) Change Management
10 6 (11.32%) Process Improvement
10 6 (11.32%) Scrum
11 5 (9.43%) Data Security
11 5 (9.43%) Resource Management
11 5 (9.43%) Six Sigma
12 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
12 4 (7.55%) Business Transformation
12 4 (7.55%) Change Control
12 4 (7.55%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.66%) APMP
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PMO
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Capita
2 1 (1.89%) SAP
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore