The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £43,197 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 34 28
Rank change year-on-year -23 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 19 64 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.58% 5.69% 6.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 5.80% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19 54 82
Median salary £43,197 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,740 £37,051 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,200 £62,500
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 717 1104 1220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.29% 98.22% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 618 967 1042
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -14 16 £42,848 +0.81% 3
Newport -8 2 £45,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £52,500 -
Project Manager
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 36 (72.00%) Project Management
2 29 (58.00%) PRINCE2
3 23 (46.00%) Finance
4 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (34.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (28.00%) Change Management
7 11 (22.00%) Six Sigma
8 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (20.00%) PMP
8 10 (20.00%) PMI Certification
8 10 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 9 (18.00%) PRINCE
10 8 (16.00%) Scrum
10 8 (16.00%) Degree
10 8 (16.00%) Software Delivery
11 7 (14.00%) SDLC
11 7 (14.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 7 (14.00%) Lean Six Sigma
11 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
11 7 (14.00%) Quality Management
11 7 (14.00%) Process Management
11 7 (14.00%) TQM
12 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.00%) Games
13 5 (10.00%) Business Transformation
13 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
14 4 (8.00%) ITIL
15 3 (6.00%) High Availability

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:

Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) LAN
1 1 (2.00%) SMS
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
1 1 (2.00%) WLAN
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) SCADA
2 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Project Management
2 29 (58.00%) PRINCE2
3 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.00%) Change Management
4 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (22.00%) Six Sigma
6 10 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 9 (18.00%) PRINCE
8 8 (16.00%) Scrum
8 8 (16.00%) Software Delivery
9 7 (14.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 7 (14.00%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (14.00%) Process Management
9 7 (14.00%) Quality Management
9 7 (14.00%) SDLC
9 7 (14.00%) TQM
9 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.00%) Business Transformation
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 10 (20.00%) PMP
2 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (16.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) PMO
2 2 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) SAP
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