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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Project Manager
Rank 854 841 856
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Project Manager 24 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.051% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.054% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 25
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Software Development Project Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Top 19 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 30 January 2015. 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 -30 23 £55,000 -
London -9 9 £55,000 -0.90%
South East -26 6 £65,000 +23.80%
Surrey - 4 £65,000 -
Leeds +2 3 £50,000 -3.84%
West Yorkshire -4 3 £50,000 -4.76%
North West -8 3 £50,000 -3.84%
Yorkshire -9 3 £50,000 -4.76%
City of London -2 2 £65,000 -
West Midlands -22 2 £55,000 -4.34%
Warwickshire - 2 £55,000 -
Manchester - 2 £47,500 -
Edinburgh +8 1 £51,000 +7.36%
Scotland +2 1 £51,000 +22.15%
Cheshire -4 1 £50,000 -3.84%
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £52,500 -
Warrington - 1 £50,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,000 -

Software Development Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 39 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (63.83%) Project Management
3 20 (42.55%) Scrum
4 15 (31.91%) PRINCE2
5 14 (29.79%) Waterfall
6 13 (27.66%) Java
6 13 (27.66%) .NET
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 11 (23.40%) MS Project
9 10 (21.28%) Finance
10 9 (19.15%) Project Planning
10 9 (19.15%) Degree
10 9 (19.15%) C#
11 8 (17.02%) PMI Certification
12 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
12 7 (14.89%) OO
12 7 (14.89%) OOD
12 7 (14.89%) Games
13 5 (10.64%) Retail
13 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.64%) PMI
13 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.64%) APMP
13 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
14 4 (8.51%) Coaching
14 4 (8.51%) iPad
14 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (8.51%) Release Management
14 4 (8.51%) QA
14 4 (8.51%) Product Management

Software Development Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (2.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Project
2 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Games
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.64%) PMI
2 4 (8.51%) iPad
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (63.83%) Project Management
3 20 (42.55%) Scrum
4 15 (31.91%) PRINCE2
5 14 (29.79%) Waterfall
6 9 (19.15%) Project Planning
7 7 (14.89%) OO
7 7 (14.89%) OOD
8 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.51%) Coaching
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.51%) Release Management
9 4 (8.51%) Product Management
9 4 (8.51%) PRINCE
9 4 (8.51%) B2B
9 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) C
5 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) PMI Certification
3 5 (10.64%) APMP
4 3 (6.38%) PMP
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle