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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 582 523 512
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 312 503 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 286 441 496
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,092 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -82 291 £55,000 +10.00% 26
London -85 62 £60,000 +4.34% 5
South East +34 58 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +21 50 £48,750 +8.33% 2
West Yorkshire +38 36 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England +10 31 £54,750 +21.66% 2
Berkshire +65 25 £57,500 +19.17% 1
South West +17 24 £57,500 +27.77% 3
West Midlands -27 22 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Leeds +26 19 £37,906 -22.24% 1
North West -36 19 £35,000 -6.66% 5
East Midlands +6 17 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Essex +20 15 £87,500 +94.44%
Hertfordshire +13 12 £41,250 -36.53% 1
Hull - 12 £62,500 -
East Yorkshire - 12 £62,500 -
Hampshire +11 11 £52,500 +9.37% 2
Halifax +9 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Bristol +13 10 £53,750 +19.44% 3
Nottingham +4 10 £80,000 +113.33%
Warwickshire +3 10 £42,500 -10.52%
Nottinghamshire 0 10 £80,000 +113.33%
Chorley +5 9 £35,000 +2.18% 1
Lancashire -4 9 £35,000 - 1
Surrey -10 9 £52,500 +5.00%
Brentwood - 9 £87,500 -
Manchester -30 8 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Slough - 8 £77,500 -
Oxfordshire +41 7 £70,000 +47.36%
Reading +32 7 £55,000 +10.00%

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 432 (59.18%) Project Management
2 410 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (40.27%) PRINCE2
4 265 (36.30%) Finance
5 260 (35.62%) Software Delivery
6 218 (29.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 165 (22.60%) SDLC
8 152 (20.82%) Scrum
9 140 (19.18%) Waterfall
10 133 (18.22%) Degree
11 107 (14.66%) Banking
12 101 (13.84%) PMP
13 91 (12.47%) .NET
14 80 (10.96%) E-Commerce
15 76 (10.41%) PMI Certification
16 75 (10.27%) Java
17 66 (9.04%) Retail
18 65 (8.90%) Telecoms
19 59 (8.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 56 (7.67%) Microsoft
21 55 (7.53%) MS Project
21 55 (7.53%) JIRA
22 54 (7.40%) Risk Management
23 48 (6.58%) QA
24 47 (6.44%) SaaS
25 45 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
26 42 (5.75%) SQL
27 41 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
27 41 (5.62%) Kanban
27 41 (5.62%) PMI

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 37 (5.07%) Confluence
2 14 (1.92%) CMS
3 11 (1.51%) ArcGIS
4 7 (0.96%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.82%) Alfresco
5 6 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (7.53%) MS Project
2 30 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.19%) MS Office
4 9 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.37%) Primavera
2 9 (1.23%) Bankmaster
2 9 (1.23%) CA PPM
2 9 (1.23%) Finacle
2 9 (1.23%) Misys Equation
2 9 (1.23%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.55%) Sonata
3 4 (0.55%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.41%) Magento
5 2 (0.27%) FastStats
5 2 (0.27%) Unica
5 2 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.44%) SaaS
2 9 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) FinancialForce.com
4 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.64%) Internet
2 4 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (0.55%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (0.55%) Firewall
2 4 (0.55%) SSL
2 4 (0.55%) VPN
2 4 (0.55%) Wireless
3 3 (0.41%) Intranet
4 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) Extranet
5 1 (0.14%) HTTP
5 1 (0.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.56%) Big Data
2 14 (1.92%) GIS
3 11 (1.51%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.82%) Electronic Patient Records
4 6 (0.82%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 55 (7.53%) JIRA
2 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 265 (36.30%) Finance
2 107 (14.66%) Banking
3 66 (9.04%) Retail
4 65 (8.90%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.97%) Back Office
6 20 (2.74%) Marketing
7 14 (1.92%) Legal
8 10 (1.37%) Billing
8 10 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.23%) Advertising
9 9 (1.23%) Games
9 9 (1.23%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.96%) Law
10 7 (0.96%) Publishing
11 6 (0.82%) Automotive
11 6 (0.82%) Front Office
11 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.55%) Electronics
13 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (12.47%) .NET
2 16 (2.19%) .NET Framework
3 13 (1.78%) HTML
4 9 (1.23%) XML
5 8 (1.10%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.10%) CSS
6 4 (0.55%) Node.js
7 2 (0.27%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.27%) CGI
7 2 (0.27%) EDI
7 2 (0.27%) Flash
7 2 (0.27%) HTML5
7 2 (0.27%) Middleware
7 2 (0.27%) REST
7 2 (0.27%) Web Services
8 1 (0.14%) J2EE
8 1 (0.14%) Java EE
8 1 (0.14%) SOAP
8 1 (0.14%) XSD
8 1 (0.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
1 41 (5.62%) PMI
2 31 (4.25%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.97%) NHS
4 26 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (1.78%) Data Centre
5 13 (1.78%) Fintech
5 13 (1.78%) iPad
5 13 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (1.23%) Online Banking
7 8 (1.10%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.10%) EPoS
8 7 (0.96%) User Experience
8 7 (0.96%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.68%) Online Games
11 4 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.37%) Linux
2 7 (0.96%) Unix
3 6 (0.82%) Windows
4 5 (0.68%) AIX
4 5 (0.68%) Android
4 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.68%) HPUX
4 5 (0.68%) Solaris
4 5 (0.68%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.14%) VMS
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (59.18%) Project Management
2 410 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (40.27%) PRINCE2
4 260 (35.62%) Software Delivery
5 218 (29.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 165 (22.60%) SDLC
7 152 (20.82%) Scrum
8 140 (19.18%) Waterfall
9 80 (10.96%) E-Commerce
10 54 (7.40%) Risk Management
11 45 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (5.62%) Kanban
13 40 (5.48%) ITIL
14 37 (5.07%) Line Management
15 34 (4.66%) PRINCE
15 34 (4.66%) Project Planning
16 32 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (3.97%) Supplier Management
18 28 (3.84%) Matrix Management
19 27 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (10.27%) Java
2 42 (5.75%) SQL
3 33 (4.52%) C#
4 15 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 7 (0.96%) Scala
6 6 (0.82%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.68%) C
8 2 (0.27%) C++
8 2 (0.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 133 (18.22%) Degree
2 101 (13.84%) PMP
3 76 (10.41%) PMI Certification
4 59 (8.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.10%) ISEB
9 6 (0.82%) APMP
10 4 (0.55%) CCNA
10 4 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.27%) HNC
11 2 (0.27%) MBA
12 1 (0.14%) CAPM
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.58%) QA
2 7 (0.96%) ISO 9000
3 6 (0.82%) SLA
4 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.41%) MiFID
5 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) TickIT
7 1 (0.14%) GAAP
7 1 (0.14%) MISRA
7 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.14%) Ansible
2 1 (0.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 56 (7.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.56%) Oracle
3 13 (1.78%) SAP
4 9 (1.23%) Avaloq
4 9 (1.23%) CA
4 9 (1.23%) FIS
4 9 (1.23%) Misys
4 9 (1.23%) Planview
4 9 (1.23%) SunGard
4 9 (1.23%) Temenos
5 6 (0.82%) Charles River
5 6 (0.82%) VMware
6 5 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.55%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.55%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.55%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.55%) Cisco
7 4 (0.55%) Juniper
7 4 (0.55%) SimCorp
Eastleigh, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + software project manager
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Mitcham, Surrey
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + Car + bonus + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 15 days ago
Skipton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 26 days ago