Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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

Project Manager
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 67 83
Rank change year-on-year -26 +16 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 43 74 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.12% 3.59% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 3.69% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 71
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% -18.69%
10th Percentile £31,400 £31,250 £35,625
90th Percentile £59,250 £54,625 £53,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,951 2,006 2,524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 97.38% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,612 1,725 2,189
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Wales

Project Manager
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Project Manager in Wales.

Salary trend for Project Manager in Wales

Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Wales over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Manager in Wales

Project Manager
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Wales region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
South Wales -35 34 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Mid Wales - 7 £43,500 - 1
West Wales +7 1 £47,500 +7.95%
North Wales +3 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 Wales region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 24 (55.81%) Project Management
2 16 (37.21%) PRINCE2
3 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) Finance
4 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
5 11 (25.58%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (23.26%) Change Management
7 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
7 8 (18.60%) Migration
7 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (18.60%) Project Governance
7 8 (18.60%) Line Management
8 7 (16.28%) Change Control
8 7 (16.28%) SAP
9 6 (13.95%) Skype for Business
9 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.95%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (13.95%) Skype
9 6 (13.95%) Decision-Making
9 6 (13.95%) Deadline-Driven
10 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (11.63%) Degree
10 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
11 4 (9.30%) PMP
11 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
11 4 (9.30%) SharePoint

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (13.95%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.33%) BPCS
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.33%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) OneDrive
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Skype
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.33%) PMI
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Project Management
2 16 (37.21%) PRINCE2
3 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
6 10 (23.26%) Change Management
7 8 (18.60%) Line Management
7 8 (18.60%) Migration
7 8 (18.60%) Project Governance
7 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
8 7 (16.28%) Change Control
9 6 (13.95%) Deadline-Driven
9 6 (13.95%) Decision-Making
9 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.95%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (9.30%) Time Management
12 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
12 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
13 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
2 4 (9.30%) PMP
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GxP
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Epicor
3 1 (2.33%) IFS
3 1 (2.33%) Infor
3 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Sage