Period
to 20 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

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

Project Manager
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 96 68
Rank change year-on-year +44 -28 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 14 34 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Southampton 2.81% 2.13% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.18% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 41
Median annual salary £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,150 £58,750 £75,000
Hampshire median annual salary £46,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -15.91% +4.76% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 487 1,557 1,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.79% 97.68% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 424 1,320 1,140
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Hampshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Southampton

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in Southampton.

Salary trend for Project Manager in Southampton

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Southampton

Salary distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Southampton

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Southampton region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Project Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Postgraduate
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (14.29%) PMI
6 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) APMP
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) Project Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) APMP
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Postgraduate
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared