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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 721 812 749
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 171 117 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 147 101 108
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £38,665
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +74 158 £50,000 +4.16% 18
South East +29 49 £50,000 +5.26% 4
London +45 38 £60,000 +17.07% 4
Surrey +44 33 £50,000 - 1
East of England +8 20 £55,000 - 3
South West +4 17 £45,000 - 5
City of London +32 12 £65,000 +36.84% 1
West Sussex +16 12 £42,500 -29.16% 2
West Yorkshire +15 12 £45,250 -4.73% 1
Yorkshire +4 12 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Horsham - 12 £46,250 - 1
Cambridge +17 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire +15 11 £50,000 -
Crawley +1 11 £42,500 -29.16%
West Midlands -15 11 £41,250 -26.66% 1
Dorking - 11 £42,500 -
Leeds +21 10 £45,250 -1.63% 1
Wiltshire +3 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West -5 9 £50,000 -
Berkshire +12 8 £50,000 +90.47%
Woking +21 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Manchester +5 7 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -10 7 £61,500 +13.88%
Bristol -6 6 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Warwickshire -10 6 £35,000 -
Redhill - 6 £57,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £45,000 -
Chippenham - 6 £45,000 - 1
Reading - 6 £52,500 -
Glasgow +14 5 £55,000 +29.41%

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 273 (73.98%) Project Management
2 195 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (49.32%) PRINCE2
4 120 (32.52%) Finance
5 84 (22.76%) Scrum
5 84 (22.76%) Degree
6 76 (20.60%) SDLC
7 73 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 68 (18.43%) Software Delivery
9 61 (16.53%) Java
9 61 (16.53%) .NET
10 57 (15.45%) Microsoft
11 49 (13.28%) PMI Certification
12 45 (12.20%) MS Excel
13 43 (11.65%) MS Project
13 43 (11.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 40 (10.84%) C#
14 40 (10.84%) Banking
15 39 (10.57%) Waterfall
16 36 (9.76%) Computer Science
17 34 (9.21%) Telecoms
18 29 (7.86%) C++
18 29 (7.86%) PMI
19 28 (7.59%) E-Commerce
19 28 (7.59%) SQL Server
19 28 (7.59%) APMP
20 26 (7.05%) Analytics
21 24 (6.50%) C
21 24 (6.50%) ITIL
21 24 (6.50%) Time Management

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.63%) CMS
3 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.27%) FileNet
4 1 (0.27%) Documentum
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 45 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 43 (11.65%) MS Project
3 8 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.63%) MS Office
5 3 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.54%) Simulink
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Tridion
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.54%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.44%) Internet
2 7 (1.90%) Skype
3 3 (0.81%) LAN
3 3 (0.81%) WAN
4 2 (0.54%) Intranet
4 2 (0.54%) Wireless
4 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.25%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.08%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.81%) Text Mining
7 2 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (3.79%) JIRA
2 9 (2.44%) Hudson
3 5 (1.36%) Ant
General
1 120 (32.52%) Finance
2 40 (10.84%) Banking
3 34 (9.21%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.96%) Retail
5 10 (2.71%) Legal
6 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.63%) Electronics
7 5 (1.36%) Billing
7 5 (1.36%) French Language
7 5 (1.36%) German Language
8 4 (1.08%) Games
9 3 (0.81%) International Banking
9 3 (0.81%) Automotive
9 3 (0.81%) Law
10 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.54%) Local Government
10 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (16.53%) .NET
2 23 (6.23%) J2EE
3 22 (5.96%) HTML
4 12 (3.25%) CSS
5 9 (2.44%) Velocity
6 6 (1.63%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.81%) XML
8 3 (0.81%) XSLT
8 3 (0.81%) Flash
8 3 (0.81%) EDI
9 1 (0.27%) Middleware
9 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.86%) PMI
3 14 (3.79%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.44%) iPad
5 9 (2.44%) Wiki
5 9 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.90%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.08%) Physics
7 4 (1.08%) Chemistry
7 4 (1.08%) Social Media
8 3 (0.81%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.81%) STB
8 3 (0.81%) IPTV
8 3 (0.81%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.81%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.98%) Windows
2 4 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (1.08%) Android
2 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.81%) Linux
3 3 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (73.98%) Project Management
2 195 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (49.32%) PRINCE2
4 84 (22.76%) Scrum
5 76 (20.60%) SDLC
6 73 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (18.43%) Software Delivery
8 39 (10.57%) Waterfall
9 28 (7.59%) E-Commerce
10 26 (7.05%) Analytics
11 24 (6.50%) ITIL
11 24 (6.50%) Time Management
12 23 (6.23%) Programme Management
13 22 (5.96%) PRINCE
14 19 (5.15%) Software Engineering
15 18 (4.88%) Resource Management
15 18 (4.88%) Quality Management
16 17 (4.61%) Project Planning
16 17 (4.61%) Agile Project Management
17 16 (4.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 61 (16.53%) Java
2 40 (10.84%) C#
3 29 (7.86%) C++
4 24 (6.50%) C
5 21 (5.69%) SQL
6 10 (2.71%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.17%) Python
8 5 (1.36%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.81%) VBScript
9 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (22.76%) Degree
2 49 (13.28%) PMI Certification
3 43 (11.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 28 (7.59%) APMP
5 23 (6.23%) Security Cleared
5 23 (6.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (5.42%) PMP
7 19 (5.15%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.96%) QA
2 13 (3.52%) SLA
3 6 (1.63%) TickIT
3 6 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.81%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.27%) COREP
Vendors
1 57 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.69%) Oracle
3 9 (2.44%) ATG
3 9 (2.44%) hybris
4 5 (1.36%) Trapeze
5 2 (0.54%) Northgate
5 2 (0.54%) Civica
5 2 (0.54%) Capita
5 2 (0.54%) Orchard
6 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.27%) SAP
6 1 (0.27%) IBM
6 1 (0.27%) Sun
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago