Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 18 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 75 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 -24 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 59 86 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.91% 3.26% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 3.37% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 51 81 133
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -22.73% +22.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,700
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £65,000
UK 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 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 1978 2549 2696
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.63% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1716 2208 2273
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,875 £22,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
South Wales +11 54 £45,000 +5.88%
West Wales -13 3 £38,500 -14.44%
North Wales -3 2 £40,000 -1.84%
Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 46 (77.97%) Project Management
2 31 (52.54%) Finance
3 29 (49.15%) PRINCE2
4 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (37.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (25.42%) SDLC
7 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.64%) ITIL
8 10 (16.95%) PRINCE
8 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (15.25%) Scrum
9 9 (15.25%) Waterfall
10 8 (13.56%) Project Planning
10 8 (13.56%) Retail
10 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (11.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (10.17%) Process Improvement
12 6 (10.17%) Change Management
12 6 (10.17%) ERP
13 5 (8.47%) Six Sigma
13 5 (8.47%) Data Security
13 5 (8.47%) Office 365
13 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
14 4 (6.78%) Data Mapping
14 4 (6.78%) Business Transformation
14 4 (6.78%) Change Control
14 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LAN
1 1 (1.69%) SMS
1 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Big Data
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) JIRA
General
1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Advertising
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) French Language
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.08%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.69%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
3 2 (3.39%) SCADA
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (77.97%) Project Management
2 29 (49.15%) PRINCE2
3 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (37.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (25.42%) SDLC
6 11 (18.64%) ITIL
7 10 (16.95%) PRINCE
8 9 (15.25%) Scrum
8 9 (15.25%) Waterfall
9 8 (13.56%) Project Planning
10 7 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (10.17%) Change Management
11 6 (10.17%) ERP
11 6 (10.17%) Process Improvement
12 5 (8.47%) Data Security
12 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
12 5 (8.47%) Six Sigma
13 4 (6.78%) Business Transformation
13 4 (6.78%) Change Control
13 4 (6.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.08%) APMP
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) PMO
2 2 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Capita
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore