The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 778 759 704
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 126 112 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 108 94 186
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £39,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Software Project Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Project Manager over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Software Project Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software 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 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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 -8 111 £47,500 +5.55% 22
London -7 25 £51,000 - 6
South East -23 21 £47,500 +5.55% 4
East of England +10 18 £51,250 +2.50% 2
North West -22 15 £47,500 +15.15% 5
West Midlands -1 14 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire -31 13 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire 0 12 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Manchester -6 9 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Scotland -16 9 £47,500 +3.26% 2
City of London -6 7 £47,500 -8.65% 1
Edinburgh -7 7 £47,500 +3.26% 2
Fareham - 7 £47,500 - 1
Coventry +6 6 £57,500 +4.54%
West Yorkshire -36 6 £46,000 +2.22%
Altrincham +11 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Wales +5 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Surrey +1 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Hertfordshire -7 5 £52,500 -19.23% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £47,500 - 1
Harrogate - 5 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge +1 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Cheshire -20 4 £58,750 +34.28% 1
Leeds -25 4 £46,000 -8.00%
Powys - 4 - -
Mid Wales - 4 - -
Huntingdon - 4 £57,500 -
Berkshire -9 3 £47,500 -11.62% 1
Essex - 3 £50,000 -

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 161 (56.69%) Project Management
2 125 (44.01%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (32.75%) Scrum
4 89 (31.34%) PRINCE2
5 70 (24.65%) Finance
6 61 (21.48%) Java
7 56 (19.72%) .NET
8 50 (17.61%) Degree
9 40 (14.08%) Retail
10 34 (11.97%) QA
11 33 (11.62%) C#
12 30 (10.56%) Microsoft
13 27 (9.51%) MS Project
14 26 (9.15%) Software Engineering
14 26 (9.15%) Waterfall
15 24 (8.45%) E-Commerce
15 24 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (7.75%) Web Development
17 20 (7.04%) Project Planning
18 19 (6.69%) MS Excel
19 18 (6.34%) OO
19 18 (6.34%) SQL
19 18 (6.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 17 (5.99%) PRINCE
21 16 (5.63%) SaaS
21 16 (5.63%) ASP.NET
22 15 (5.28%) MS Office
22 15 (5.28%) PMI Certification
22 15 (5.28%) B2B
23 14 (4.93%) Business Analysis

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 3 (1.06%) MS Project Server
1 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.06%) CMS
2 1 (0.35%) Captiva
2 1 (0.35%) Confluence
2 1 (0.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 27 (9.51%) MS Project
2 19 (6.69%) MS Excel
3 15 (5.28%) MS Office
4 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.70%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.70%) GoldMine
2 2 (0.70%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) Wireless
1 6 (2.11%) Internet
2 4 (1.41%) TETRA
3 1 (0.35%) LTE
3 1 (0.35%) ATM
3 1 (0.35%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.35%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.46%) Big Data
3 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.41%) JIRA
2 3 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (24.65%) Finance
2 40 (14.08%) Retail
3 14 (4.93%) German Language
4 12 (4.23%) Marketing
5 11 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.52%) Banking
7 8 (2.82%) Law
8 7 (2.46%) Games
9 6 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.41%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.06%) French Language
11 3 (1.06%) Automotive
11 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.70%) Back Office
13 1 (0.35%) Electronics
13 1 (0.35%) Advertising
13 1 (0.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (19.72%) .NET
2 16 (5.63%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.52%) HTML
4 5 (1.76%) jQuery
4 5 (1.76%) HTML5
4 5 (1.76%) CSS
4 5 (1.76%) XML
4 5 (1.76%) J2EE
5 4 (1.41%) XHTML
6 2 (0.70%) Velocity
7 1 (0.35%) Ajax
7 1 (0.35%) WCF
7 1 (0.35%) WPF
7 1 (0.35%) Middleware
7 1 (0.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.93%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.87%) PMI
4 6 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (1.76%) iPad
5 5 (1.76%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.41%) Kindle
7 3 (1.06%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.70%) Firmware
8 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.35%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.35%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) Telematics
9 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.35%) Informatics
9 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.35%) New Media
9 1 (0.35%) Open Source
9 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.76%) Android
1 5 (1.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (56.69%) Project Management
2 125 (44.01%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (32.75%) Scrum
4 89 (31.34%) PRINCE2
5 26 (9.15%) Software Engineering
5 26 (9.15%) Waterfall
6 24 (8.45%) E-Commerce
6 24 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (7.75%) Web Development
8 20 (7.04%) Project Planning
9 18 (6.34%) OO
10 17 (5.99%) PRINCE
11 15 (5.28%) B2B
12 14 (4.93%) Business Analysis
13 11 (3.87%) Matrix Management
13 11 (3.87%) DSDM
13 11 (3.87%) Change Management
14 10 (3.52%) Configuration Management
14 10 (3.52%) Resource Management
15 9 (3.17%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (21.48%) Java
2 33 (11.62%) C#
3 18 (6.34%) SQL
4 12 (4.23%) C++
5 11 (3.87%) PHP
6 8 (2.82%) C
7 6 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 50 (17.61%) Degree
2 18 (6.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (5.28%) PMI Certification
4 13 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.58%) PMP
5 9 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.70%) ISEB
7 2 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.97%) QA
2 6 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.41%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.70%) TickIT
4 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.76%) Oracle
2 5 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (0.70%) Sage
3 2 (0.70%) SAP
3 2 (0.70%) Google
4 1 (0.35%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.35%) Mercator
4 1 (0.35%) Progress
4 1 (0.35%) IBM
4 1 (0.35%) EMC
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum £4.2K Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + £5400 pa Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Bolton
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Stock
Posted: 25 days ago