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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 551 464 498
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 450 631 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.59% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 395 546 549
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016 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 29 April 2016. 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 -101 417 £52,500 +5.00% 50
London -34 169 £62,500 +13.63% 19
Yorkshire -21 61 £42,500 -15.00% 5
South East -9 48 £50,000 -4.76% 4
West Yorkshire -27 47 £42,500 -15.00% 4
West Midlands -23 40 £46,500 -15.45% 5
Leeds -22 35 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East of England -25 35 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West -1 33 £40,750 -10.43% 10
City of London +48 24 £52,500 -8.69% 5
Birmingham -16 20 £55,000 -26.66% 2
Manchester -2 19 £70,000 +53.84% 5
Scotland 0 17 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South West -28 15 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Hampshire +27 14 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Essex +8 13 £35,000 -30.00%
South Yorkshire +19 12 £41,250 +3.12% 1
East Midlands -9 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Berkshire -7 9 £42,500 -43.33%
Surrey -12 9 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Chelmsford +12 8 £36,500 -27.00%
Nottingham +12 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Lancashire +5 8 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Reading +8 7 £40,000 -46.66%
Bradford +3 7 £35,000 -24.32%
Suffolk -1 7 £50,000 - 1
Bristol -20 7 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Warwickshire - 7 £43,000 -
Sheffield +12 6 £40,000 -

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 601 (63.26%) Project Management
1 601 (63.26%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (41.89%) PRINCE2
3 313 (32.95%) Finance
4 220 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 219 (23.05%) SDLC
6 211 (22.21%) Scrum
7 180 (18.95%) Waterfall
8 177 (18.63%) Software Delivery
9 159 (16.74%) Microsoft
10 153 (16.11%) Degree
11 137 (14.42%) .NET
12 136 (14.32%) MS Project
13 116 (12.21%) PMI Certification
14 104 (10.95%) C#
15 103 (10.84%) SQL
16 100 (10.53%) PMP
17 92 (9.68%) Java
18 86 (9.05%) CRM
19 85 (8.95%) MS Excel
20 81 (8.53%) Project Planning
21 76 (8.00%) Business Analysis
22 75 (7.89%) SaaS
23 72 (7.58%) Retail
23 72 (7.58%) Risk Management
24 71 (7.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 61 (6.42%) Banking
26 57 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
27 55 (5.79%) Computer Science
28 52 (5.47%) Change Control

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 26 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.58%) CMS
2 15 (1.58%) Confluence
3 12 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.63%) Node.js
5 4 (0.42%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.32%) IIS
6 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Documentum
7 2 (0.21%) Drupal
7 2 (0.21%) FileNet
8 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 136 (14.32%) MS Project
2 85 (8.95%) MS Excel
3 30 (3.16%) MS Office
4 7 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Primavera
5 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 75 (7.89%) SaaS
2 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.42%) Trello
3 3 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.26%) Internet
2 9 (0.95%) Skype
3 7 (0.74%) Intranet
4 6 (0.63%) Extranet
5 3 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.21%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) CHAP
7 1 (0.11%) LAN
7 1 (0.11%) SAN
7 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) WAN
7 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.74%) Big Data
2 40 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.42%) NoSQL
4 16 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.32%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.32%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.11%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (4.74%) JIRA
2 18 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.32%) JBehave
6 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 313 (32.95%) Finance
2 72 (7.58%) Retail
3 61 (6.42%) Banking
4 51 (5.37%) Marketing
5 26 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.53%) Back Office
7 23 (2.42%) Publishing
8 20 (2.11%) Legal
9 19 (2.00%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.79%) Electronics
11 16 (1.68%) Law
11 16 (1.68%) Retail Banking
12 15 (1.58%) Investment Banking
13 12 (1.26%) Games
14 9 (0.95%) German Language
15 8 (0.84%) Billing
16 7 (0.74%) French Language
17 6 (0.63%) Advertising
18 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (14.42%) .NET
2 21 (2.21%) ASP.NET
3 18 (1.89%) HTML
4 12 (1.26%) J2EE
5 9 (0.95%) Web Services
6 8 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (0.84%) CSS
6 8 (0.84%) XML
7 6 (0.63%) Middleware
8 5 (0.53%) REST
8 5 (0.53%) SOAP
8 5 (0.53%) Spring
9 3 (0.32%) Ajax
9 3 (0.32%) COM
9 3 (0.32%) jQuery
9 3 (0.32%) Struts
10 2 (0.21%) JSON
10 2 (0.21%) XSLT
11 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.79%) Computer Science
2 43 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.58%) PMI
5 23 (2.42%) Driving Licence
6 20 (2.11%) Fintech
7 18 (1.89%) User Experience
8 17 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.47%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.37%) iPad
12 7 (0.74%) Derivative
13 6 (0.63%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.63%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.53%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.53%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.53%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.42%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (0.84%) Windows
2 4 (0.42%) Android
2 4 (0.42%) Unix
3 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.21%) Linux
4 2 (0.21%) VMS
5 1 (0.11%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (63.26%) Agile Software Development
1 601 (63.26%) Project Management
2 398 (41.89%) PRINCE2
3 220 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 219 (23.05%) SDLC
5 211 (22.21%) Scrum
6 180 (18.95%) Waterfall
7 177 (18.63%) Software Delivery
8 86 (9.05%) CRM
9 81 (8.53%) Project Planning
10 76 (8.00%) Business Analysis
11 72 (7.58%) Risk Management
12 52 (5.47%) Change Control
13 51 (5.37%) ITIL
14 40 (4.21%) E-Commerce
15 39 (4.11%) Presales
16 37 (3.89%) Migration
17 35 (3.68%) Service Delivery
18 33 (3.47%) Change Management
18 33 (3.47%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 104 (10.95%) C#
2 103 (10.84%) SQL
3 92 (9.68%) Java
4 40 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 25 (2.63%) Scala
6 20 (2.11%) C
7 10 (1.05%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.63%) PHP
9 5 (0.53%) C++
10 3 (0.32%) Python
11 2 (0.21%) Ruby
12 1 (0.11%) Delphi
12 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 153 (16.11%) Degree
2 116 (12.21%) PMI Certification
3 100 (10.53%) PMP
4 71 (7.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 57 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 30 (3.16%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.68%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.42%) APMP
11 2 (0.21%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (0.42%) Firmware
2 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 159 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.37%) Oracle
3 14 (1.47%) SAP
4 5 (0.53%) HP
4 5 (0.53%) Twitter
5 4 (0.42%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.42%) BMC
5 4 (0.42%) Netezza
5 4 (0.42%) Remedy
5 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.32%) IBM
6 3 (0.32%) Sony
7 2 (0.21%) Facebook
7 2 (0.21%) Rally
7 2 (0.21%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.21%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.11%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.11%) Coverity
8 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.11%) Eze Castle Integration
Manchester, Lancashire
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 -£90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: excellent salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, free parking, 5% ma
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus + Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: competitive benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £700000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago