Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 75 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 426 448 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.15% 4.11% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 4.23% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 335 414 377
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,713
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -17 158 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Dorset +33 76 £48,500 +14.12% 6
Wiltshire -12 75 £51,250 +13.89% 2
Gloucestershire +3 64 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Somerset -11 27 £45,000 -10.00%
Devon +10 16 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Cornwall +4 2 £45,250 +33.62% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 266 (62.44%) Project Management
2 200 (46.95%) PRINCE2
3 173 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (39.91%) Finance
5 104 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (13.38%) Degree
7 55 (12.91%) Microsoft
8 54 (12.68%) Waterfall
9 53 (12.44%) Project Planning
10 52 (12.21%) Scrum
11 50 (11.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 44 (10.33%) Microsoft Project
12 44 (10.33%) Retail
13 43 (10.09%) Security Cleared
14 41 (9.62%) SDLC
15 40 (9.39%) ITIL
16 39 (9.15%) Software Delivery
17 36 (8.45%) Programme Management
18 33 (7.75%) Manufacturing
18 33 (7.75%) ERP
19 31 (7.28%) Marketing
20 30 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
21 29 (6.81%) Change Management
22 28 (6.57%) CRM
22 28 (6.57%) Line Management
23 25 (5.87%) PMP
24 24 (5.63%) Telecoms
24 24 (5.63%) APMP
24 24 (5.63%) Data Centre
25 23 (5.40%) Business Intelligence

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 13 (3.05%) MS Project Server
2 9 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Confluence
5 1 (0.23%) Drupal
5 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (10.33%) Microsoft Project
2 30 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.41%) Eloqua
2 6 (1.41%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.94%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.23%) SaaS
2 17 (3.99%) Office 365
3 8 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.47%) IaaS
5 2 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.88%) Intranet
1 8 (1.88%) VoIP
2 5 (1.17%) LAN
2 5 (1.17%) WAN
3 4 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.70%) Internet
4 3 (0.70%) SAN
4 3 (0.70%) VLAN
4 3 (0.70%) Wireless
5 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.23%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.47%) Big Data
2 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.23%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.23%) QlikView
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.47%) JIRA
3 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 170 (39.91%) Finance
2 44 (10.33%) Retail
3 33 (7.75%) Manufacturing
4 31 (7.28%) Marketing
5 24 (5.63%) Telecoms
6 21 (4.93%) Banking
7 15 (3.52%) Electronics
8 13 (3.05%) Advertising
9 6 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.41%) Law
9 6 (1.41%) Legal
10 5 (1.17%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.70%) French Language
11 3 (0.70%) Military
12 2 (0.47%) Automotive
12 2 (0.47%) Games
12 2 (0.47%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.69%) .NET
2 11 (2.58%) HTML
3 4 (0.94%) AngularJS
3 4 (0.94%) HTML5
3 4 (0.94%) Node.js
3 4 (0.94%) Web Services
4 3 (0.70%) Java EE
4 3 (0.70%) React
5 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.63%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.29%) PMI
5 13 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.58%) Smart Energy
7 10 (2.35%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.17%) User Experience
10 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
12 2 (0.47%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.47%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.47%) NHS
13 1 (0.23%) BBC
13 1 (0.23%) Digital TV
13 1 (0.23%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.82%) Windows
2 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (62.44%) Project Management
2 200 (46.95%) PRINCE2
3 173 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (12.68%) Waterfall
6 53 (12.44%) Project Planning
7 52 (12.21%) Scrum
8 41 (9.62%) SDLC
9 40 (9.39%) ITIL
10 39 (9.15%) Software Delivery
11 36 (8.45%) Programme Management
12 33 (7.75%) ERP
13 29 (6.81%) Change Management
14 28 (6.57%) CRM
14 28 (6.57%) Line Management
15 23 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (5.16%) Software Engineering
17 21 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (4.46%) E-Commerce
18 19 (4.46%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.99%) SQL
2 14 (3.29%) C
3 12 (2.82%) C#
4 10 (2.35%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.88%) Java
6 5 (1.17%) VBScript
7 3 (0.70%) C++
7 3 (0.70%) Python
8 2 (0.47%) PHP
8 2 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (13.38%) Degree
2 50 (11.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 43 (10.09%) Security Cleared
4 25 (5.87%) PMP
5 24 (5.63%) APMP
6 21 (4.93%) DV Cleared
7 20 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 20 (4.69%) SC Cleared
8 19 (4.46%) PMI Certification
9 11 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.94%) HND
10 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.47%) CISM
13 1 (0.23%) HNC
13 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.93%) PMO
2 18 (4.23%) QA
3 7 (1.64%) GDPR
4 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.70%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.70%) vSphere
2 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.69%) SAP
3 10 (2.35%) Oracle
4 6 (1.41%) Capita
4 6 (1.41%) Marketo
4 6 (1.41%) Sage
4 6 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 4 (0.94%) VMware
6 3 (0.70%) hybris
6 3 (0.70%) Lotus
6 3 (0.70%) Veeam
7 2 (0.47%) CA
7 2 (0.47%) Citrix
7 2 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.23%) Brocade
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco
8 1 (0.23%) Dell
8 1 (0.23%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.23%) Infor
8 1 (0.23%) Tableau