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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
UK
Rank 568 509 524
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 308 487 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 280 429 459
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -77 279 £54,000 +8.00% 34
London -33 66 £62,500 +7.29% 5
South East +22 61 £52,500 - 6
Yorkshire +5 38 £45,000 -5.26% 2
South West +16 33 £50,000 +1.52% 5
Bristol +16 29 £45,000 - 4
North West -26 25 £50,000 +33.33% 6
West Yorkshire +17 24 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Berkshire +52 21 £55,000 +15.78% 1
East of England +8 19 £54,000 +13.68% 6
West Midlands -36 18 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Leeds +33 16 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Surrey +2 13 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands 0 13 £65,000 +52.94%
Manchester -27 13 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Hampshire +15 12 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Lancashire -4 10 £35,000 - 2
Chorley - 10 £35,000 - 2
City of London +23 9 £75,000 +17.64%
Southampton - 9 £42,500 - 1
Bracknell +16 8 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +12 8 £45,000 -30.76% 3
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £72,500 +34.88%
Nottingham -5 8 £72,500 +34.88%
East Yorkshire - 8 £62,500 -
Hull - 8 £62,500 -
Essex +24 7 £87,500 +100.00%
East Sussex +20 7 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Brighton +20 7 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Scotland +23 6 £78,750 +65.78% 1

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 (58.47%) Project Management
2 381 (56.11%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (40.35%) PRINCE2
4 236 (34.76%) Finance
5 219 (32.25%) Software Delivery
6 193 (28.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 177 (26.07%) SDLC
8 144 (21.21%) Waterfall
9 140 (20.62%) Scrum
10 107 (15.76%) Degree
11 102 (15.02%) Banking
12 90 (13.25%) .NET
13 84 (12.37%) PMP
14 77 (11.34%) PMI Certification
15 69 (10.16%) Java
16 64 (9.43%) Telecoms
17 54 (7.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 52 (7.66%) MS Project
18 52 (7.66%) E-Commerce
18 52 (7.66%) Microsoft
18 52 (7.66%) Retail
19 50 (7.36%) Risk Management
20 48 (7.07%) JIRA
21 47 (6.92%) PMI
22 45 (6.63%) ITIL
23 43 (6.33%) SQL
24 40 (5.89%) SaaS
24 40 (5.89%) QA
25 39 (5.74%) Change Management
26 37 (5.45%) Continuous Integration

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 31 (4.57%) Confluence
2 11 (1.62%) CMS
3 6 (0.88%) Alfresco
3 6 (0.88%) MS Project Server
4 5 (0.74%) ArcGIS
4 5 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (7.66%) MS Project
2 29 (4.27%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.21%) MS Office
4 8 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.47%) Primavera
1 10 (1.47%) Sonata
2 9 (1.33%) Bankmaster
2 9 (1.33%) CA PPM
2 9 (1.33%) Finacle
2 9 (1.33%) Misys Equation
2 9 (1.33%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) FastStats
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) Unica
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.89%) SaaS
2 9 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.62%) Internet
2 6 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (0.59%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (0.59%) Firewall
3 4 (0.59%) SSL
3 4 (0.59%) VPN
3 4 (0.59%) Wireless
4 2 (0.29%) Intranet
4 2 (0.29%) Skype
5 1 (0.15%) HTTP
5 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.12%) Big Data
2 11 (1.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.33%) Electronic Patient Records
4 8 (1.18%) GIS
5 5 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.29%) Riak
7 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.15%) QlikView
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (7.07%) JIRA
2 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 236 (34.76%) Finance
2 102 (15.02%) Banking
3 64 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 52 (7.66%) Retail
5 17 (2.50%) Back Office
6 13 (1.91%) Marketing
7 12 (1.77%) Billing
8 11 (1.62%) Legal
9 9 (1.33%) Games
9 9 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.33%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.18%) Automotive
10 8 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.03%) Advertising
11 7 (1.03%) Electronics
12 5 (0.74%) French Language
12 5 (0.74%) Publishing
13 4 (0.59%) German Language
13 4 (0.59%) Law
14 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (13.25%) .NET
2 18 (2.65%) HTML
3 17 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 10 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.18%) HTML5
6 7 (1.03%) CSS
7 6 (0.88%) CGI
8 5 (0.74%) XML
9 3 (0.44%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (0.44%) jQuery
9 3 (0.44%) Node.js
10 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.29%) CSS3
10 2 (0.29%) EDI
10 2 (0.29%) Flash
10 2 (0.29%) Java EE
10 2 (0.29%) Middleware
11 1 (0.15%) J2EE
11 1 (0.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.92%) PMI
2 35 (5.15%) NHS
3 34 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.21%) Fintech
8 12 (1.77%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.62%) EPoS
10 10 (1.47%) iPad
11 9 (1.33%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
11 9 (1.33%) Online Banking
11 9 (1.33%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.88%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.88%) User Experience
14 5 (0.74%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.18%) Unix
2 7 (1.03%) Android
2 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
2 7 (1.03%) Linux
3 5 (0.74%) Windows
4 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.29%) AIX
5 2 (0.29%) HPUX
5 2 (0.29%) Solaris
5 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (58.47%) Project Management
2 381 (56.11%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (40.35%) PRINCE2
4 219 (32.25%) Software Delivery
5 193 (28.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 177 (26.07%) SDLC
7 144 (21.21%) Waterfall
8 140 (20.62%) Scrum
9 52 (7.66%) E-Commerce
10 50 (7.36%) Risk Management
11 45 (6.63%) ITIL
12 39 (5.74%) Change Management
13 37 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (5.30%) CRM
15 35 (5.15%) PRINCE
16 34 (5.01%) Kanban
17 31 (4.57%) Change Control
17 31 (4.57%) Wealth Management
18 30 (4.42%) Matrix Management
19 29 (4.27%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (10.16%) Java
2 43 (6.33%) SQL
3 35 (5.15%) C#
4 18 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.77%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.47%) C
7 6 (0.88%) Perl
7 6 (0.88%) Scala
8 4 (0.59%) C++
9 3 (0.44%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.15%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.15%) PHP
10 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 107 (15.76%) Degree
2 84 (12.37%) PMP
3 77 (11.34%) PMI Certification
4 54 (7.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 20 (2.95%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.18%) APMP
7 8 (1.18%) ISEB
8 4 (0.59%) CCNA
8 4 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.44%) MBA
10 2 (0.29%) HNC
11 1 (0.15%) CAPM
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.89%) QA
2 10 (1.47%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.74%) SLA
4 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.44%) MiFID
5 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.29%) TickIT
7 1 (0.15%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 52 (7.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.39%) Oracle
3 16 (2.36%) SAP
4 10 (1.47%) FNZ
5 9 (1.33%) Avaloq
5 9 (1.33%) CA
5 9 (1.33%) FIS
5 9 (1.33%) Misys
5 9 (1.33%) Planview
5 9 (1.33%) SunGard
5 9 (1.33%) Temenos
6 5 (0.74%) Apple
6 5 (0.74%) VMware
7 4 (0.59%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.59%) Cisco
7 4 (0.59%) Juniper
8 2 (0.29%) Charles River
8 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 Per Annum 25k-37k
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum bonus, profit share scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + software project manager
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Mitcham, Surrey
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tessella
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IC Resources
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50,000 - 55,000, + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago