The median annual salary for a Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
UK / Wales
Rank 63 45 53
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Manager 36 60 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.31% 4.29% 3.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 4.37% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29 54 47
Median salary £47,500 £51,250 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.31% +4.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £37,500 £36,480
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1048 1372 1288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.50% 98.21% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1158 1107
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -10 31 £47,500 -11.21% 4
West Wales -4 4 £46,250 +23.33% 1
North Wales -1 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 51 (75.00%) Project Management
2 43 (63.24%) PRINCE2
3 34 (50.00%) Finance
4 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (23.53%) Degree
8 15 (22.06%) PMP
8 15 (22.06%) Change Management
9 14 (20.59%) Six Sigma
9 14 (20.59%) Waterfall
10 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (17.65%) PMI Certification
11 12 (17.65%) Process Improvement
12 11 (16.18%) Lean Six Sigma
12 11 (16.18%) PRINCE
13 10 (14.71%) TQM
13 10 (14.71%) Quality Management
13 10 (14.71%) Process Management
13 10 (14.71%) SDLC
13 10 (14.71%) Software Delivery
14 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (10.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
16 6 (8.82%) Scrum
16 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
16 6 (8.82%) MS Project
17 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
17 5 (7.35%) PMO
17 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
18 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Project
2 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) MS Office
General
1 34 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Games
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (75.00%) Project Management
2 43 (63.24%) PRINCE2
3 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (22.06%) Change Management
6 14 (20.59%) Six Sigma
6 14 (20.59%) Waterfall
7 12 (17.65%) Process Improvement
8 11 (16.18%) Lean Six Sigma
8 11 (16.18%) PRINCE
9 10 (14.71%) Process Management
9 10 (14.71%) Quality Management
9 10 (14.71%) SDLC
9 10 (14.71%) Software Delivery
9 10 (14.71%) TQM
10 7 (10.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 6 (8.82%) Scrum
12 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
13 4 (5.88%) Business Transformation
13 4 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 16 (23.53%) Degree
3 15 (22.06%) PMP
4 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (17.65%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.88%) ISEB
7 3 (4.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) PMO
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.47%) Siemens
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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