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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 556 487 500
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 409 581 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 373 509 536
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -63 385 £50,000 - 50
London -4 136 £65,000 +8.33% 14
South East -18 69 £45,000 -14.69% 11
Yorkshire -20 57 £45,000 - 5
West Yorkshire -42 45 £45,000 -5.26% 3
West Midlands -32 38 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England 0 27 £50,000 -2.43% 7
Leeds -21 27 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hampshire +21 24 £42,500 -12.82% 3
North West +22 23 £40,500 -10.00% 5
City of London +45 18 £77,500 +19.23% 4
South West +16 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Birmingham -8 18 £55,000 -26.66% 3
East Midlands +7 14 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Manchester -3 14 £41,000 -8.88% 4
Surrey -19 13 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Nottingham +14 12 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Hertfordshire +13 12 £50,000 -33.33% 3
Nottinghamshire +11 12 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Halifax +1 12 £40,000 -11.11%
Southampton - 12 £43,750 - 2
Scotland +13 11 £57,500 +6.48% 1
Suffolk +17 10 £56,250 +12.50%
South Yorkshire +22 8 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Bristol +16 8 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Ipswich +25 7 £60,000 +9.09%
Reading -8 7 £45,000 -30.76%
Berkshire -20 7 £45,000 -25.00%
Lancashire +11 6 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh +9 6 £50,000 -7.40% 1

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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.

1 584 (65.91%) Project Management
2 560 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (41.31%) PRINCE2
4 266 (30.02%) Finance
5 251 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 214 (24.15%) SDLC
7 204 (23.02%) Software Delivery
8 192 (21.67%) Scrum
9 153 (17.27%) Waterfall
10 151 (17.04%) Degree
11 131 (14.79%) PMI Certification
12 127 (14.33%) Microsoft
13 126 (14.22%) .NET
14 121 (13.66%) PMP
15 102 (11.51%) Java
16 96 (10.84%) MS Project
17 93 (10.50%) C#
18 92 (10.38%) SQL
19 77 (8.69%) Retail
20 71 (8.01%) Banking
21 67 (7.56%) SaaS
22 65 (7.34%) CRM
23 63 (7.11%) Risk Management
24 62 (7.00%) Business Analysis
25 60 (6.77%) MS Excel
26 59 (6.66%) Project Planning
27 58 (6.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
28 57 (6.43%) Computer Science
29 51 (5.76%) ITIL
30 49 (5.53%) E-Commerce

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 15 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.47%) CMS
2 13 (1.47%) Confluence
3 7 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.45%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.34%) IIS
6 2 (0.23%) Documentum
6 2 (0.23%) Drupal
6 2 (0.23%) FileNet
6 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 96 (10.84%) MS Project
2 60 (6.77%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.92%) MS Office
4 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.34%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.56%) SaaS
2 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.45%) Trello
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.11%) Force.com
5 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.47%) Internet
2 9 (1.02%) Intranet
3 8 (0.90%) Extranet
4 5 (0.56%) Skype
5 3 (0.34%) Broadband
5 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.23%) 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 47 (5.30%) Big Data
2 38 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.37%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.11%) GIS
9 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.11%) MySQL
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (5.30%) JIRA
2 13 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.23%) JBehave
5 2 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 266 (30.02%) Finance
2 77 (8.69%) Retail
3 71 (8.01%) Banking
4 43 (4.85%) Marketing
5 27 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.82%) Back Office
7 22 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 21 (2.37%) Manufacturing
9 20 (2.26%) Electronics
10 17 (1.92%) Games
11 16 (1.81%) Publishing
12 12 (1.35%) Legal
13 11 (1.24%) Law
14 10 (1.13%) Advertising
14 10 (1.13%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.90%) German Language
16 7 (0.79%) French Language
16 7 (0.79%) Front Office
17 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (14.22%) .NET
2 21 (2.37%) ASP.NET
3 14 (1.58%) HTML
4 13 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (1.47%) XML
5 11 (1.24%) Node.js
6 10 (1.13%) CSS
7 9 (1.02%) J2EE
8 7 (0.79%) Web Services
9 6 (0.68%) REST
9 6 (0.68%) SOAP
10 5 (0.56%) Middleware
10 5 (0.56%) XSLT
11 3 (0.34%) COM
11 3 (0.34%) Java EE
11 3 (0.34%) Spring
11 3 (0.34%) WCF
11 3 (0.34%) XSD
12 2 (0.23%) JSON
13 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.43%) Computer Science
2 48 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.50%) Fintech
5 24 (2.71%) PMI
6 19 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 18 (2.03%) Mathematics
8 15 (1.69%) iPad
9 13 (1.47%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.47%) User Experience
9 13 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.90%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.68%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.56%) Derivative
12 5 (0.56%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.56%) NHS
12 5 (0.56%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.47%) Windows
2 5 (0.56%) Android
2 5 (0.56%) Unix
3 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.34%) VMS
4 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
4 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (0.23%) AIX
5 2 (0.23%) HPUX
5 2 (0.23%) Linux
5 2 (0.23%) Solaris
5 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (65.91%) Project Management
2 560 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (41.31%) PRINCE2
4 251 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 214 (24.15%) SDLC
6 204 (23.02%) Software Delivery
7 192 (21.67%) Scrum
8 153 (17.27%) Waterfall
9 65 (7.34%) CRM
10 63 (7.11%) Risk Management
11 62 (7.00%) Business Analysis
12 59 (6.66%) Project Planning
13 51 (5.76%) ITIL
14 49 (5.53%) E-Commerce
15 42 (4.74%) Change Control
16 38 (4.29%) Analytics
16 38 (4.29%) Service Delivery
17 33 (3.72%) Line Management
18 32 (3.61%) PRINCE
19 28 (3.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (11.51%) Java
2 93 (10.50%) C#
3 92 (10.38%) SQL
4 37 (4.18%) JavaScript
5 30 (3.39%) Scala
6 14 (1.58%) C
7 9 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.56%) PHP
9 3 (0.34%) C++
9 3 (0.34%) Python
10 2 (0.23%) Ruby
11 1 (0.11%) Delphi
11 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 151 (17.04%) Degree
2 131 (14.79%) PMI Certification
3 121 (13.66%) PMP
4 58 (6.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 27 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 22 (2.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) APMP
10 1 (0.11%) MOS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (0.34%) Firmware
2 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 127 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (3.84%) Oracle
3 17 (1.92%) SAP
4 10 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.02%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.56%) HP
6 5 (0.56%) Twitter
7 4 (0.45%) BMC
7 4 (0.45%) Netezza
7 4 (0.45%) Northgate
7 4 (0.45%) Remedy
8 3 (0.34%) Charles River
8 3 (0.34%) FrontRange
8 3 (0.34%) Lagan
8 3 (0.34%) Oneserve
8 3 (0.34%) Sage
8 3 (0.34%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.23%) Citrix
9 2 (0.23%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £39000 - £41000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus / Free Parking / Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 35-45k plus Car allowance & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + be- health, pens, flex +
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum bonuses + 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £43,000 to £47,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £46000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £70K + 20% bonus, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus+ benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago