Project Manager Jobs in the South West

Project Manager
England > South West

The median Project Manager salary in the South West is £47,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 17 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 53 70 98
Rank change year-on-year +17 +28 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 371 260 329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.82% 4.10% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 4.57% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 231 197 174
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £36,066
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.77% +3.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,800 £61,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.45% +5.45%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the South West. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,326 5,695 8,819
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 89.83% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,733 3,788 5,349
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,250 £38,168 £37,341
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +10.92%
75th Percentile £65,000 £69,650 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,627 £80,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +9.09%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the South West

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in the South West.

Salary trend for Project Manager in the South West

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in the South West

Project Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol +28 112 £55,000 - 16
Dorset +30 77 £43,750 -27.08% 5
Cornwall +11 44 £39,005 -5.44%
Gloucestershire 0 41 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Wiltshire -13 38 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Devon -30 28 £46,958 +4.35% 11
Somerset -3 21 £43,500 -27.98% 13
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2024, Project Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 266 (71.70%) Project Management
2 129 (34.77%) Finance
3 121 (32.61%) Social Skills
4 115 (31.00%) Degree
5 105 (28.30%) Agile
6 104 (28.03%) Project Delivery
7 96 (25.88%) PRINCE2
8 85 (22.91%) Security Cleared
9 66 (17.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 59 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
11 54 (14.56%) Decision-Making
11 54 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 54 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (14.02%) SC Cleared
13 45 (12.13%) Microsoft Excel
14 43 (11.59%) Change Management
15 40 (10.78%) Project Planning
16 37 (9.97%) Telecoms
17 36 (9.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 33 (8.89%) Budget Management
19 32 (8.63%) Customer Service
20 31 (8.36%) Law
21 30 (8.09%) Games
21 30 (8.09%) Microsoft Project
21 30 (8.09%) Waterfall
21 30 (8.09%) Organisational Skills
22 28 (7.55%) Banking
23 27 (7.28%) Investment Banking
23 27 (7.28%) Microsoft
23 27 (7.28%) Earned Value Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.77%) ArcGIS
3 7 (1.89%) CMS
4 5 (1.35%) Confluence
5 3 (0.81%) Drupal
5 3 (0.81%) Kentico
6 2 (0.54%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (12.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (9.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (8.09%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (2.70%) AutoCAD
6 9 (2.43%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (2.16%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.54%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.54%) Trello
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Maximo
2 2 (0.54%) Primavera
3 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.08%) Azure
1 4 (1.08%) Miro
1 4 (1.08%) WhatsApp
2 3 (0.81%) Basecamp
2 3 (0.81%) Kontent
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (0.81%) Power Platform
3 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.54%) Figma
3 2 (0.54%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.27%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (0.27%) Azure Stack
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Nutanix
4 1 (0.27%) OCI
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.54%) Internet
1 2 (0.54%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (0.54%) VoIP
2 1 (0.27%) 4G
2 1 (0.27%) 5G
2 1 (0.27%) Broadband
2 1 (0.27%) DNS
2 1 (0.27%) TETRA
2 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.31%) Electronic Patient Records
2 11 (2.96%) Tableau
3 3 (0.81%) Power BI
4 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (5.66%) JIRA
General
1 129 (34.77%) Finance
2 121 (32.61%) Social Skills
3 66 (17.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 54 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (9.97%) Telecoms
6 31 (8.36%) Law
7 30 (8.09%) Games
7 30 (8.09%) Organisational Skills
8 28 (7.55%) Banking
9 27 (7.28%) Investment Banking
10 20 (5.39%) Aerospace
11 19 (5.12%) Influencing Skills
12 18 (4.85%) Manufacturing
13 17 (4.58%) Public Sector
14 15 (4.04%) Presentation Skills
15 14 (3.77%) Front Office
16 13 (3.50%) Marketing
17 12 (3.23%) Legal
17 12 (3.23%) Retail
18 9 (2.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.62%) .NET
2 4 (1.08%) ADO
3 1 (0.27%) CSS
3 1 (0.27%) HTML
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.66%) NHS
1 21 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (5.12%) Driving Licence
3 17 (4.58%) FMCG
3 17 (4.58%) Renewable Energy
4 16 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.77%) Derivative
6 10 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.89%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.35%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.08%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.08%) Fibre Optics
10 4 (1.08%) Photovoltaics
10 4 (1.08%) PMI
11 3 (0.81%) Product Ownership
11 3 (0.81%) Robotics
12 2 (0.54%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.08%) Linux
1 4 (1.08%) Windows
2 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (71.70%) Project Management
2 105 (28.30%) Agile
3 104 (28.03%) Project Delivery
4 96 (25.88%) PRINCE2
5 59 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (14.56%) Decision-Making
6 54 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (11.59%) Change Management
8 40 (10.78%) Project Planning
9 33 (8.89%) Budget Management
10 32 (8.63%) Customer Service
11 30 (8.09%) Waterfall
12 27 (7.28%) Earned Value Management
13 24 (6.47%) Programme Management
14 23 (6.20%) Business Analysis
14 23 (6.20%) Risk Management
15 22 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (5.12%) Time Management
17 16 (4.31%) Agile Project Management
17 16 (4.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.81%) C#
1 3 (0.81%) Java
1 3 (0.81%) Python
2 1 (0.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (31.00%) Degree
2 85 (22.91%) Security Cleared
3 52 (14.02%) SC Cleared
4 19 (5.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (3.50%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.23%) PMP
7 11 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (2.96%) PMI Certification
8 9 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.62%) HNC
9 6 (1.62%) Tableau Certification
10 3 (0.81%) APMP
11 2 (0.54%) CAPM
11 2 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.27%) CIPD
12 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.27%) ECDL
12 1 (0.27%) HND
12 1 (0.27%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.96%) PMO
1 11 (2.96%) QA
2 10 (2.70%) NEBOSH
3 6 (1.62%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (7.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.70%) Autodesk
3 6 (1.62%) Oracle
4 4 (1.08%) ConnectWise
4 4 (1.08%) ESRI
4 4 (1.08%) SAP
5 3 (0.81%) Adobe
5 3 (0.81%) IBM
5 3 (0.81%) Salesforce
6 2 (0.54%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.54%) NEC
6 2 (0.54%) Orchard
7 1 (0.27%) Facebook
7 1 (0.27%) Google
7 1 (0.27%) Infor
7 1 (0.27%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.27%) Progress
7 1 (0.27%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.27%) Splunk