The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / South West
Rank 75 81 61
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 191 222 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.79% 3.78% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 3.91% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 165 180 247
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £62,500 £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 the South West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4866 5681 5920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.61% 96.76% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4702 4959
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the South West

Project Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +3 101 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Wiltshire +7 37 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Dorset +34 20 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Gloucestershire -19 15 £49,250 -10.45% 4
Somerset -19 8 £49,750 -0.50% 4
Devon +5 6 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 269 (73.10%) Project Management
2 198 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (47.28%) PRINCE2
4 157 (42.66%) Finance
5 93 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (17.93%) Waterfall
7 55 (14.95%) Scrum
8 49 (13.32%) ITIL
9 46 (12.50%) Retail
10 45 (12.23%) SDLC
11 44 (11.96%) Degree
11 44 (11.96%) Telecoms
12 40 (10.87%) Change Management
12 40 (10.87%) Microsoft
13 39 (10.60%) CRM
14 35 (9.51%) Security Cleared
14 35 (9.51%) Banking
15 34 (9.24%) APMP
16 30 (8.15%) Programme Management
16 30 (8.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 29 (7.88%) Change Control
18 28 (7.61%) MS Project
19 26 (7.07%) SC Cleared
20 25 (6.79%) MS Excel
21 24 (6.52%) .NET
21 24 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 23 (6.25%) Marketing
23 22 (5.98%) Process Improvement
24 21 (5.71%) HTML
24 21 (5.71%) Java

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (3.53%) CMS
1 13 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.90%) Drupal
3 6 (1.63%) Confluence
4 5 (1.36%) Apache
5 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.54%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 28 (7.61%) MS Project
2 25 (6.79%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.80%) MS Office
4 9 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) InVision
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.54%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.54%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.27%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.27%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.27%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.27%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.80%) SaaS
2 10 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.72%) PaaS
3 5 (1.36%) IaaS
3 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.36%) Office 365
4 2 (0.54%) Trello
5 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.71%) Internet
2 7 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.63%) Intranet
4 5 (1.36%) Broadband
5 4 (1.09%) DAB
5 4 (1.09%) Wireless
6 3 (0.82%) BGP
6 3 (0.82%) MPLS
6 3 (0.82%) OSPF
6 3 (0.82%) RIP
6 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.82%) VPN
7 2 (0.54%) Extranet
7 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.27%) LAN
8 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.43%) Big Data
2 7 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (1.63%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.27%) GIS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.27%) QlikView
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.26%) JIRA
2 4 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 157 (42.66%) Finance
2 46 (12.50%) Retail
3 44 (11.96%) Telecoms
4 35 (9.51%) Banking
5 23 (6.25%) Marketing
6 17 (4.62%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.90%) Electronics
8 6 (1.63%) Advertising
9 5 (1.36%) Billing
10 4 (1.09%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.09%) Back Office
10 4 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.82%) Automotive
11 3 (0.82%) Front Office
12 2 (0.54%) Legal
12 2 (0.54%) Local Government
12 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.27%) Games
13 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.52%) .NET
2 21 (5.71%) HTML
3 11 (2.99%) HTML5
3 11 (2.99%) Java EE
4 5 (1.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.09%) CSS
6 2 (0.54%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.54%) EDI
7 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.27%) Middleware
7 1 (0.27%) Node.js
7 1 (0.27%) React
7 1 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.27%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.45%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.17%) User Experience
7 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.82%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.82%) iPad
9 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.82%) PMI
10 2 (0.54%) NHS
11 1 (0.27%) AS400
11 1 (0.27%) Contactless
11 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.27%) EPoS
11 1 (0.27%) Fintech
11 1 (0.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.63%) Mac OS X
2 4 (1.09%) Windows
3 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.27%) Android
4 1 (0.27%) Linux
4 1 (0.27%) OS/400
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (73.10%) Project Management
2 198 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (47.28%) PRINCE2
4 93 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (17.93%) Waterfall
6 55 (14.95%) Scrum
7 49 (13.32%) ITIL
8 45 (12.23%) SDLC
9 40 (10.87%) Change Management
10 39 (10.60%) CRM
11 30 (8.15%) Programme Management
12 29 (7.88%) Change Control
13 22 (5.98%) Process Improvement
14 20 (5.43%) Contingency Planning
14 20 (5.43%) Integration Testing
15 19 (5.16%) DevOps
15 19 (5.16%) E-Commerce
15 19 (5.16%) Risk Management
16 18 (4.89%) Business Analysis
16 18 (4.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.71%) Java
2 11 (2.99%) C#
3 9 (2.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.90%) C
5 6 (1.63%) SQL
6 1 (0.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 44 (11.96%) Degree
2 35 (9.51%) Security Cleared
3 34 (9.24%) APMP
4 30 (8.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 26 (7.07%) SC Cleared
6 24 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (3.80%) PMI Certification
8 13 (3.53%) PMP
9 8 (2.17%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.09%) APMG
12 3 (0.82%) PhD
13 2 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (0.27%) CCNA
14 1 (0.27%) ISEB
14 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.89%) PMO
2 10 (2.72%) QA
3 7 (1.90%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.54%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Vendors
1 40 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.16%) SAP
3 8 (2.17%) Cisco
3 8 (2.17%) Oracle
4 5 (1.36%) HP
5 4 (1.09%) Capita
6 3 (0.82%) Sage
7 1 (0.27%) Aareon
7 1 (0.27%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.27%) Castleton
7 1 (0.27%) Civica
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos
7 1 (0.27%) KANA
7 1 (0.27%) Lagan
7 1 (0.27%) Northgate
7 1 (0.27%) Oneserve
7 1 (0.27%) Orchard
7 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.27%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: Circa £52,000 dependent on experience + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Callington, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Strong Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: Up to £62K, based on experience + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Webrecruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
TDA Group
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: excellent holidays and 26% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Tibco Software
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Mason Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + To be discussed
Posted: 20 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 25 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth University
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago