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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 718 732 710
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 148 143 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 141 126 149
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £61,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 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 28 January 2015 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 28 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 +29 144 £52,500 +8.24% 23
South East +3 42 £51,500 -1.90% 5
London -3 39 £60,000 +17.64% 2
North West +10 21 £50,000 +5.26% 4
City of London +12 17 £65,000 +17.64% 1
South West -2 16 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Manchester +6 15 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Surrey +4 15 £54,500 +14.73%
East of England -28 13 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Oxfordshire +10 12 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Leeds +16 10 £52,500 +10.52% 2
West Yorkshire -3 10 £52,500 +5.52% 2
Yorkshire -4 10 £52,500 +5.52% 2
Oxford +1 8 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Woking - 6 £54,000 -
Bristol - 6 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £45,000 - 2
Cheshire +3 5 £50,000 +3.09%
Berkshire -5 5 £62,500 +16.27%
Chippenham - 5 £45,000 -
Stockport - 5 £40,000 -
Ipswich +4 4 £50,000 +53.84% 2
West Sussex -4 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Suffolk -5 4 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Crawley -6 4 £55,000 +7.84%
Hertfordshire -36 4 £70,000 +47.36%
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Scotland +2 3 £48,000 +6.66%
Newbury -3 3 £72,000 +51.57%
West Midlands -22 3 £50,500 -12.17%

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 215 (68.91%) Project Management
2 167 (53.53%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (46.47%) PRINCE2
4 97 (31.09%) Finance
5 72 (23.08%) Scrum
6 58 (18.59%) Degree
7 55 (17.63%) .NET
8 49 (15.71%) Waterfall
9 47 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (14.42%) Microsoft
11 40 (12.82%) Java
11 40 (12.82%) Banking
12 35 (11.22%) Telecoms
13 32 (10.26%) MS Project
14 27 (8.65%) SQL Server
15 25 (8.01%) C#
16 23 (7.37%) Security Cleared
17 22 (7.05%) QA
17 22 (7.05%) PMI Certification
17 22 (7.05%) CRM
18 20 (6.41%) MS Excel
18 20 (6.41%) Project Planning
19 18 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 17 (5.45%) ITIL
20 17 (5.45%) Coaching
21 16 (5.13%) APMP
21 16 (5.13%) C
21 16 (5.13%) Programme Management
22 15 (4.81%) Oracle
22 15 (4.81%) PMP

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 11 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.60%) Confluence
4 2 (0.64%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 32 (10.26%) MS Project
2 20 (6.41%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.88%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.64%) Maximo
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) GSM
1 1 (0.32%) UMTS
1 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.32%) 3G
1 1 (0.32%) 2G
1 1 (0.32%) LTE
1 1 (0.32%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.28%) Big Data
3 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.92%) JIRA
2 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 97 (31.09%) Finance
2 40 (12.82%) Banking
3 35 (11.22%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.85%) Retail
5 11 (3.53%) Games
6 5 (1.60%) Electronics
6 5 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.28%) Automotive
7 4 (1.28%) Marketing
8 3 (0.96%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.96%) Law
8 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.96%) Advertising
8 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (17.63%) .NET
2 13 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.21%) HTML
4 8 (2.56%) WPF
4 8 (2.56%) HTML5
5 6 (1.92%) WCF
6 5 (1.60%) J2EE
7 2 (0.64%) WinForms
7 2 (0.64%) Java EE
7 2 (0.64%) CSS
7 2 (0.64%) Web Services
7 2 (0.64%) jQuery
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.49%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.53%) PMI
3 10 (3.21%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.28%) iPad
6 4 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (0.96%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.32%) Physics
9 1 (0.32%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.32%) Open Source
9 1 (0.32%) Social Media
9 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.32%) Informatics
9 1 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.88%) Windows
2 4 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (1.28%) Android
2 4 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (68.91%) Project Management
2 167 (53.53%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (46.47%) PRINCE2
4 72 (23.08%) Scrum
5 49 (15.71%) Waterfall
6 47 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (7.05%) CRM
8 20 (6.41%) Project Planning
9 17 (5.45%) ITIL
9 17 (5.45%) Coaching
10 16 (5.13%) Programme Management
11 14 (4.49%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.49%) Resource Management
12 13 (4.17%) Line Management
13 11 (3.53%) Software Testing
14 10 (3.21%) Change Control
15 9 (2.88%) Time Management
15 9 (2.88%) Data Migration
15 9 (2.88%) Supplier Management
15 9 (2.88%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.82%) Java
2 25 (8.01%) C#
3 16 (5.13%) C
4 14 (4.49%) C++
5 13 (4.17%) SQL
6 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.96%) PHP
7 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.32%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 58 (18.59%) Degree
2 23 (7.37%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.05%) PMI Certification
4 18 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (5.13%) APMP
6 15 (4.81%) PMP
7 11 (3.53%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.05%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 45 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.81%) Oracle
3 5 (1.60%) SAP
4 4 (1.28%) Trapeze
5 2 (0.64%) Kronos
6 1 (0.32%) Sage
6 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + inc Great Bens + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
D4 Digital
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, pension, flexi
Posted: 19 days ago