The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
UK
Rank 541 518 486
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 322 490 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.50% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 292 434 518
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.06%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Project Manager in the job title.

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 26 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 297 £50,000 - 40
London -6 69 £60,000 - 9
South East +42 67 £50,000 - 7
South West +31 49 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Bristol +27 46 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North West -9 27 £41,250 +10.00% 5
East of England +11 26 £47,500 +5.55% 3
West Midlands +5 25 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Yorkshire +12 24 £45,000 -4.25% 5
Hertfordshire +13 19 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Manchester -17 16 £50,000 -14.89% 2
Surrey +40 15 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +28 14 £42,500 -15.00% 4
East Sussex +23 13 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Brighton +20 13 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +44 12 £47,500 -7.31% 2
City of London +30 11 £75,000 +42.85% 2
Hampshire +23 10 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Sussex +13 10 £47,500 +5.55%
Lancashire -7 10 £35,000 - 1
Chorley - 10 £35,000 - 1
Coventry +18 9 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Scotland +18 9 £80,000 +68.42%
Hatfield +24 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bracknell +22 8 £47,500 - 1
Leeds +21 7 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Edinburgh +4 7 £80,000 +68.42%
Warwickshire +21 6 £42,500 -10.52%
Southampton +16 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Birmingham +13 6 £45,000 -21.73%

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Software Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 397 (61.65%) Project Management
2 356 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (38.82%) PRINCE2
4 223 (34.63%) Finance
5 177 (27.48%) SDLC
6 171 (26.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 165 (25.62%) Software Delivery
8 128 (19.88%) Scrum
9 122 (18.94%) Waterfall
10 99 (15.37%) Degree
11 98 (15.22%) Banking
12 86 (13.35%) .NET
13 73 (11.34%) PMP
14 71 (11.02%) PMI Certification
15 66 (10.25%) Telecoms
16 65 (10.09%) Java
17 55 (8.54%) Risk Management
17 55 (8.54%) MS Project
18 52 (8.07%) SQL
19 51 (7.92%) Microsoft
20 47 (7.30%) Change Management
21 46 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 46 (7.14%) PMI
22 44 (6.83%) PRINCE
23 42 (6.52%) CRM
23 42 (6.52%) E-Commerce
24 41 (6.37%) Retail
25 40 (6.21%) Change Control
26 39 (6.06%) JIRA
27 38 (5.90%) ITIL

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.80%) Confluence
2 12 (1.86%) CMS
3 8 (1.24%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.93%) MS Project Server
5 5 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.62%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.31%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.16%) IIS
8 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (8.54%) MS Project
2 34 (5.28%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.33%) MS Office
4 7 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.71%) Sonata
2 9 (1.40%) Bankmaster
2 9 (1.40%) CA PPM
2 9 (1.40%) Finacle
2 9 (1.40%) Misys Equation
2 9 (1.40%) Primavera
2 9 (1.40%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.31%) FastStats
5 2 (0.31%) Unica
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.81%) SaaS
2 14 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.55%) Internet
2 7 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (0.62%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (0.62%) Firewall
3 4 (0.62%) SSL
3 4 (0.62%) VPN
3 4 (0.62%) Wireless
4 2 (0.31%) Intranet
4 2 (0.31%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.28%) Big Data
2 13 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.55%) Electronic Patient Records
4 4 (0.62%) GIS
4 4 (0.62%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.47%) Riak
6 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.16%) QlikView
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (6.06%) JIRA
2 7 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.31%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.16%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 223 (34.63%) Finance
2 98 (15.22%) Banking
3 66 (10.25%) Telecoms
4 41 (6.37%) Retail
5 16 (2.48%) Billing
6 13 (2.02%) Legal
7 12 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.55%) Electronics
8 10 (1.55%) Marketing
9 9 (1.40%) Advertising
9 9 (1.40%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.24%) Automotive
10 8 (1.24%) Back Office
10 8 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.93%) French Language
11 6 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.93%) Law
11 6 (0.93%) Publishing
12 5 (0.78%) Games
13 4 (0.62%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (13.35%) .NET
2 20 (3.11%) HTML
3 10 (1.55%) ASP.NET
3 10 (1.55%) HTML5
4 7 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 7 (1.09%) CGI
4 7 (1.09%) CSS
5 5 (0.78%) XML
6 4 (0.62%) Java EE
6 4 (0.62%) jQuery
7 3 (0.47%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.47%) Node.js
8 2 (0.31%) CSS3
8 2 (0.31%) EDI
9 1 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.16%) JSON
9 1 (0.16%) Middleware
9 1 (0.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.14%) PMI
2 38 (5.90%) NHS
3 32 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.02%) Fintech
8 9 (1.40%) iPad
8 9 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (1.40%) Online Banking
9 7 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.09%) EPoS
9 7 (1.09%) User Experience
10 6 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.62%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.47%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.47%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.09%) Unix
2 5 (0.78%) Android
2 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
2 5 (0.78%) Linux
3 3 (0.47%) Windows
3 3 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (61.65%) Project Management
2 356 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (38.82%) PRINCE2
4 177 (27.48%) SDLC
5 171 (26.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 165 (25.62%) Software Delivery
7 128 (19.88%) Scrum
8 122 (18.94%) Waterfall
9 55 (8.54%) Risk Management
10 47 (7.30%) Change Management
11 44 (6.83%) PRINCE
12 42 (6.52%) CRM
12 42 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 40 (6.21%) Change Control
14 38 (5.90%) ITIL
15 36 (5.59%) Matrix Management
16 34 (5.28%) Customer Requirements
17 29 (4.50%) Wealth Management
18 27 (4.19%) Process Improvement
18 27 (4.19%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 65 (10.09%) Java
2 52 (8.07%) SQL
3 35 (5.43%) C#
4 17 (2.64%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.86%) PL/SQL
6 11 (1.71%) C
7 7 (1.09%) Perl
8 5 (0.78%) C++
9 4 (0.62%) Scala
10 3 (0.47%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.16%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.16%) PHP
12 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (15.37%) Degree
2 73 (11.34%) PMP
3 71 (11.02%) PMI Certification
4 46 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (1.24%) ISEB
8 7 (1.09%) APMP
9 4 (0.62%) CCNA
9 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.47%) APMG
10 3 (0.47%) MBA
11 2 (0.31%) HNC
12 1 (0.16%) CAPM
12 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.97%) QA
2 12 (1.86%) PMO
3 11 (1.71%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.47%) MiFID
4 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) MISRA
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 51 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.88%) Oracle
3 17 (2.64%) SAP
4 11 (1.71%) FNZ
5 9 (1.40%) Avaloq
5 9 (1.40%) CA
5 9 (1.40%) FIS
5 9 (1.40%) Misys
5 9 (1.40%) Planview
5 9 (1.40%) SunGard
5 9 (1.40%) Temenos
6 4 (0.62%) Apple
6 4 (0.62%) CheckPoint
6 4 (0.62%) Cisco
6 4 (0.62%) Juniper
6 4 (0.62%) VMware
7 3 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.31%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.31%) Charles River
8 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 50k (neg) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Mitcham, Surrey
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Felinesoft Ltd.
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + £5k car allowance + pension + heal
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + software project manager
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Extensive Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent basic salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton
Ascent People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Wallasey, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago