The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Development Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Project Manager
Rank 866 851 842
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Project Manager 36 25 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.023% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.025% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 55
Average salary £47,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Development Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Development Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Software Development Project Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Development Project Manager over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Software Development Project Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 34 £47,500 -9.09% 2
London -18 13 £45,000 -13.46% 1
City of London +12 8 £47,500 -10.37%
West Midlands -11 7 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire -30 4 £46,000 -12.38%
Yorkshire -31 4 £46,000 -14.41% 1
East of England - 4 £56,250 -
Coventry - 4 £55,000 -
Leeds - 4 £46,000 -
Cheshire -9 3 £60,000 +71.42%
North West -18 3 £60,000 +29.03%
Warwickshire +9 2 - -
Essex - 2 £55,000 -
Basildon - 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands -3 1 £50,000 +21.95%
Tyne and Wear -7 1 £55,500 +58.57%
Hampshire -7 1 £47,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 1 £55,500 +58.57%
North East -8 1 £55,500 +58.57%
Edinburgh -11 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Scotland -14 1 £47,500 +46.15%
South East -16 1 £47,500 -9.09%
Fareham - 1 £47,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £57,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £55,000 -
Crewe - 1 £60,000 -
Derby - 1 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £55,000 -

Software Development Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Development 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 Development Project Manager in their job title.

1 62 (84.93%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (53.42%) Scrum
3 33 (45.21%) Java
4 32 (43.84%) Project Management
5 21 (28.77%) Retail
6 19 (26.03%) QA
7 18 (24.66%) PRINCE2
8 16 (21.92%) OO
9 14 (19.18%) Degree
9 14 (19.18%) German Language
10 11 (15.07%) .NET
11 9 (12.33%) Waterfall
12 8 (10.96%) PHP
12 8 (10.96%) Finance
13 7 (9.59%) SQL
13 7 (9.59%) C++
13 7 (9.59%) MS Project
13 7 (9.59%) MS Office
13 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
14 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
14 6 (8.22%) PMI Certification
14 6 (8.22%) Resource Management
14 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
14 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
15 5 (6.85%) Web Development
15 5 (6.85%) Data Management
15 5 (6.85%) iPad
15 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (6.85%) Coaching

Software Development Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Development 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 Development Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Project
1 7 (9.59%) MS Office
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
2 1 (1.37%) LTE
2 1 (1.37%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (28.77%) Retail
2 14 (19.18%) German Language
3 8 (10.96%) Finance
4 5 (6.85%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) CSS
2 4 (5.48%) XHTML
2 4 (5.48%) jQuery
2 4 (5.48%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) J2EE
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) iPad
2 5 (6.85%) PMI
2 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.48%) Kindle
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.37%) Firmware
4 1 (1.37%) VHDL
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (84.93%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (53.42%) Scrum
3 32 (43.84%) Project Management
4 18 (24.66%) PRINCE2
5 16 (21.92%) OO
6 9 (12.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
7 6 (8.22%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.85%) Web Development
8 5 (6.85%) Data Management
8 5 (6.85%) RUP
8 5 (6.85%) B2B
8 5 (6.85%) Coaching
9 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.48%) Service Management
9 4 (5.48%) DSDM
9 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) Java
2 8 (10.96%) PHP
3 7 (9.59%) SQL
3 7 (9.59%) C++
4 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.48%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.85%) PMP
4 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.37%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.03%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
2 1 (1.37%) Progress