Period
to 6 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Manager
England > South West
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 103 106
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 131 290 329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.36% 2.95% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 3.05% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 120 239 258
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,888 £65,250 £64,350
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,303 9,517 10,406
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 96.76% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,304 7,551 8,642
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,557 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.74% +0.13% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,644 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.50% +3.29% +5.26%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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
Bristol +26 63 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Wiltshire +12 27 £51,593 +3.19% 1
Somerset +24 13 £47,500 +8.57%
Devon +17 11 £50,279 +5.85%
Gloucestershire -27 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Dorset +20 4 £41,250 -2.94%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, Project Manager job roles required the following IT 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 West region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 78 (59.54%) Project Management
2 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (44.27%) PRINCE2
4 36 (27.48%) Finance
5 30 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (21.37%) Waterfall
7 22 (16.79%) Security Cleared
7 22 (16.79%) PMO
7 22 (16.79%) Project Delivery
8 20 (15.27%) Public Sector
8 20 (15.27%) Risk Management
9 18 (13.74%) Change Management
10 15 (11.45%) Scrum
10 15 (11.45%) Programme Management
11 14 (10.69%) Telecoms
11 14 (10.69%) Office 365
12 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Project
13 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
13 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (8.40%) Mentoring
15 10 (7.63%) Coaching
15 10 (7.63%) CRM
16 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
16 9 (6.87%) SDLC
17 8 (6.11%) SaaS
17 8 (6.11%) ERP
17 8 (6.11%) SAP
17 8 (6.11%) PRINCE
18 7 (5.34%) NHS

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) CMS
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.69%) Office 365
2 8 (6.11%) SaaS
3 6 (4.58%) Azure
4 3 (2.29%) Slack
4 3 (2.29%) Trello
5 1 (0.76%) IaaS
5 1 (0.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.76%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) Skype
2 2 (1.53%) LAN
2 2 (1.53%) WAN
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) JIRA
General
1 36 (27.48%) Finance
2 20 (15.27%) Public Sector
3 14 (10.69%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.34%) Military
5 6 (4.58%) Electronics
5 6 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.58%) Marketing
6 3 (2.29%) Advertising
6 3 (2.29%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.29%) Local Government
6 3 (2.29%) Retail
7 2 (1.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) NHS
2 5 (3.82%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) User Experience
5 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) PMI
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.76%) Windows
1 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (59.54%) Project Management
2 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (44.27%) PRINCE2
4 30 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (21.37%) Waterfall
6 22 (16.79%) Project Delivery
7 20 (15.27%) Risk Management
8 18 (13.74%) Change Management
9 15 (11.45%) Programme Management
9 15 (11.45%) Scrum
10 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (8.40%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.63%) Coaching
12 10 (7.63%) CRM
13 9 (6.87%) SDLC
14 8 (6.11%) ERP
14 8 (6.11%) PRINCE
15 7 (5.34%) Agile Project Management
15 7 (5.34%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.53%) C
2 1 (0.76%) Java
2 1 (0.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (16.79%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) Degree
4 6 (4.58%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.58%) PMP
5 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.76%) APMP
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.79%) PMO
2 2 (1.53%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.11%) SAP
3 3 (2.29%) Capita
3 3 (2.29%) Cisco
4 2 (1.53%) Avaloq
5 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com