Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 99 87
Rank change year-on-year -31 -12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 227 336 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.35% 3.26% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 3.38% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 185 262 292
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,050 £35,800
90th Percentile £64,500 £66,150 £62,500
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 9,316 9,951 9,944
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.59% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,484 8,204 8,277
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 -18 68 £47,005 +10.60% 23
Wiltshire +1 54 £49,500 +10.00% 11
Gloucestershire -42 46 £47,500 - 2
Dorset +10 19 £35,000 -31.37% 3
Somerset -1 14 £50,000 - 6
Devon -9 12 £44,250 +17.22% 4
Cornwall +5 11 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 117 (51.54%) Project Management
2 100 (44.05%) PRINCE2
3 96 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (37.89%) Finance
5 59 (25.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (22.47%) Project Delivery
7 37 (16.30%) Waterfall
8 34 (14.98%) Security Cleared
9 33 (14.54%) Scrum
10 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
11 27 (11.89%) Project Governance
12 26 (11.45%) Public Sector
12 26 (11.45%) PMO
13 23 (10.13%) Change Management
14 22 (9.69%) DV Cleared
15 20 (8.81%) APMP
15 20 (8.81%) Degree
15 20 (8.81%) C
15 20 (8.81%) ITIL
15 20 (8.81%) Migration
16 19 (8.37%) Programme Management
16 19 (8.37%) Microsoft Project
17 18 (7.93%) SAP
17 18 (7.93%) PMI Certification
18 17 (7.49%) CRM
18 17 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (7.49%) Manufacturing
18 17 (7.49%) Mentoring
19 16 (7.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 16 (7.05%) Risk Management

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 8 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.64%) Confluence
3 4 (1.76%) CMS
3 4 (1.76%) Drupal
4 2 (0.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (8.37%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.52%) Office 365
1 8 (3.52%) SaaS
2 7 (3.08%) Azure
3 4 (1.76%) Power Platform
4 3 (1.32%) AWS
4 3 (1.32%) GCP
5 2 (0.88%) G Suite
5 2 (0.88%) Google Docs
5 2 (0.88%) Google Sheets
6 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (2.64%) LAN
2 6 (2.64%) WAN
3 5 (2.20%) Internet
3 5 (2.20%) Intranet
4 4 (1.76%) Extranet
5 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.44%) MPLS
5 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.76%) Power BI
2 1 (0.44%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 15 (6.61%) JIRA
2 5 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (37.89%) Finance
2 26 (11.45%) Public Sector
3 17 (7.49%) Manufacturing
4 14 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.29%) Marketing
6 8 (3.52%) Electronics
6 8 (3.52%) Retail
7 7 (3.08%) Billing
8 6 (2.64%) Law
9 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.88%) Automotive
10 2 (0.88%) Back Office
10 2 (0.88%) Front Office
10 2 (0.88%) German Language
10 2 (0.88%) Legal
10 2 (0.88%) Local Government
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Military
11 1 (0.44%) Social Housing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.52%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.20%) Cyberattack
4 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.20%) PMI
5 4 (1.76%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.32%) NHS
6 3 (1.32%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.88%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.44%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.64%) Windows
2 5 (2.20%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.44%) Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (51.54%) Project Management
2 100 (44.05%) PRINCE2
3 96 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (25.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (22.47%) Project Delivery
6 37 (16.30%) Waterfall
7 33 (14.54%) Scrum
8 27 (11.89%) Project Governance
9 23 (10.13%) Change Management
10 20 (8.81%) ITIL
10 20 (8.81%) Migration
11 19 (8.37%) Programme Management
12 17 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.49%) CRM
12 17 (7.49%) Mentoring
13 16 (7.05%) Risk Management
14 14 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (6.17%) E-Commerce
15 13 (5.73%) ERP
15 13 (5.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.81%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (14.98%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.69%) DV Cleared
3 20 (8.81%) APMP
3 20 (8.81%) Degree
4 18 (7.93%) PMI Certification
5 16 (7.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (6.61%) PMP
7 10 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (3.52%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.64%) ISEB
10 3 (1.32%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.44%) ACCA
12 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.44%) CIMA
12 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.44%) MCP
12 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.45%) PMO
2 4 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.88%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.88%) TickIT
4 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.44%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.93%) SAP
3 9 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.20%) Google
5 4 (1.76%) Citrix
5 4 (1.76%) VMware
6 1 (0.44%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco
6 1 (0.44%) Demandware
6 1 (0.44%) hybris
6 1 (0.44%) Tableau
6 1 (0.44%) Workday
6 1 (0.44%) Xerox