The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 97 121 120
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.73% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Software Project Manager
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1307 1707 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.33% 94.47% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1370 1355
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Project Manager Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Software Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Project Manager in their job title.

1 19 (90.48%) PRINCE2
2 18 (85.71%) Project Management
3 14 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (61.90%) MS Project
5 11 (52.38%) Time Management
5 11 (52.38%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (38.10%) C
6 8 (38.10%) C#
6 8 (38.10%) C++
6 8 (38.10%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (33.33%) Skype
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) APMP
10 2 (9.52%) SDLC
10 2 (9.52%) Line Management
10 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
10 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 2 (9.52%) Workflow
10 2 (9.52%) ERP
10 2 (9.52%) PMP
10 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
11 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
11 1 (4.76%) CRM
11 1 (4.76%) Flash
11 1 (4.76%) Smartphone

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Software Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Project
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) PRINCE2
2 18 (85.71%) Project Management
3 14 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) Time Management
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C
1 8 (38.10%) C#
1 8 (38.10%) C++
1 8 (38.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (14.29%) APMP
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft