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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 728 782 762
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 165 125 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 143 109 94
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +49 156 £50,000 +5.26% 17
London +22 36 £58,750 +10.84% 1
South East +29 35 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Surrey +23 24 £50,000 -9.09%
South West 0 24 £45,000 +9.09% 6
East of England +2 19 £55,000 +4.76%
Yorkshire +16 17 £47,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 15 £60,000 +30.43% 1
Leeds +23 14 £60,000 +30.43% 1
West Midlands -8 11 £35,000 -36.36% 3
West Sussex - 11 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £52,500 +7.69%
Horsham - 10 £50,000 -
Cambridge +20 9 £55,000 +29.41%
North West -4 9 £50,000 +5.26% 5
City of London +26 8 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Crawley - 8 £50,000 -
Chippenham - 8 £45,000 - 1
Dorking - 8 £50,000 -
Bristol - 8 £45,000 - 4
Manchester -2 7 £47,500 - 4
Woking - 7 £55,000 -
Warwickshire +9 6 £35,000 -
Scotland 0 6 £55,000 +15.78%
Hertfordshire -7 6 £61,500 +17.14%
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £45,000 -
Glasgow +10 5 £55,000 -
East Midlands +2 5 £50,000 -
Devon -3 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 263 (75.57%) Project Management
2 184 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (49.14%) PRINCE2
4 112 (32.18%) Finance
5 79 (22.70%) Degree
6 77 (22.13%) SDLC
7 76 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (18.68%) Scrum
9 62 (17.82%) Software Delivery
10 54 (15.52%) .NET
11 50 (14.37%) Java
12 45 (12.93%) Microsoft
13 44 (12.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 43 (12.36%) PMI Certification
15 39 (11.21%) C#
15 39 (11.21%) MS Project
16 35 (10.06%) Waterfall
17 34 (9.77%) Banking
18 32 (9.20%) MS Excel
19 31 (8.91%) E-Commerce
20 29 (8.33%) Computer Science
21 28 (8.05%) PMI
22 27 (7.76%) SQL Server
22 27 (7.76%) APMP
23 26 (7.47%) Retail
23 26 (7.47%) C++
23 26 (7.47%) Analytics
24 25 (7.18%) Telecoms
25 24 (6.90%) Programme Management
25 24 (6.90%) QA

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (2.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.72%) CMS
3 5 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.57%) Documentum
4 2 (0.57%) FileNet
4 2 (0.57%) Drupal
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 39 (11.21%) MS Project
2 32 (9.20%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.86%) MS Office
4 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) Simulink
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Tridion
1 3 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.57%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.45%) Internet
2 7 (2.01%) Skype
3 3 (0.86%) Wireless
3 3 (0.86%) LAN
3 3 (0.86%) WAN
4 2 (0.57%) Intranet
4 2 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.31%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.15%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.86%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (4.31%) JIRA
2 9 (2.59%) Hudson
3 5 (1.44%) Ant
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (32.18%) Finance
2 34 (9.77%) Banking
3 26 (7.47%) Retail
4 25 (7.18%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.59%) Legal
6 7 (2.01%) German Language
7 6 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.44%) Billing
8 5 (1.44%) French Language
8 5 (1.44%) Games
9 3 (0.86%) International Banking
9 3 (0.86%) Automotive
9 3 (0.86%) Law
9 3 (0.86%) Electronics
10 2 (0.57%) Front Office
10 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.57%) Local Government
10 2 (0.57%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (15.52%) .NET
2 23 (6.61%) HTML
3 16 (4.60%) J2EE
4 13 (3.74%) CSS
5 9 (2.59%) Velocity
6 8 (2.30%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.86%) XML
7 3 (0.86%) XSLT
7 3 (0.86%) EDI
7 3 (0.86%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.57%) Middleware
9 1 (0.29%) Web Services
9 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.29%) HTML5
9 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.05%) PMI
3 12 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.59%) iPad
4 9 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.59%) Wiki
5 7 (2.01%) Smartphone
5 7 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.15%) Social Media
8 3 (0.86%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.86%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (0.86%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.86%) STB
8 3 (0.86%) IPTV
9 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.57%) Home Automation
9 2 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.44%) Windows
2 3 (0.86%) Linux
2 3 (0.86%) UNIX
3 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.29%) Android
3 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (75.57%) Project Management
2 184 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (49.14%) PRINCE2
4 77 (22.13%) SDLC
5 76 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (18.68%) Scrum
7 62 (17.82%) Software Delivery
8 35 (10.06%) Waterfall
9 31 (8.91%) E-Commerce
10 26 (7.47%) Analytics
11 24 (6.90%) Programme Management
12 22 (6.32%) Time Management
12 22 (6.32%) PRINCE
13 20 (5.75%) Resource Management
14 18 (5.17%) Project Planning
15 17 (4.89%) Agile Project Management
16 16 (4.60%) Coaching
16 16 (4.60%) Software Engineering
17 15 (4.31%) Data Management
17 15 (4.31%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.37%) Java
2 39 (11.21%) C#
3 26 (7.47%) C++
4 22 (6.32%) C
5 20 (5.75%) SQL
6 10 (2.87%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.01%) Python
8 5 (1.44%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.86%) VBScript
9 3 (0.86%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (22.70%) Degree
2 44 (12.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 43 (12.36%) PMI Certification
4 27 (7.76%) APMP
5 21 (6.03%) Security Cleared
6 19 (5.46%) SC Cleared
7 18 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (4.60%) PMP
9 5 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.90%) QA
2 13 (3.74%) SLA
3 6 (1.72%) TickIT
3 6 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 45 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.32%) Oracle
3 9 (2.59%) ATG
3 9 (2.59%) hybris
4 2 (0.57%) Trapeze
4 2 (0.57%) Northgate
4 2 (0.57%) Civica
4 2 (0.57%) Capita
4 2 (0.57%) Orchard
4 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.29%) SAP
5 1 (0.29%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Walsall
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £47000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bromsgrove
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Benefits inc Car
Posted: 27 days ago