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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 529 513 533
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 422 529 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.50% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 392 480 438
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,600 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -18 391 £50,000 - 35
London +5 126 £65,000 +11.58% 13
South East +16 80 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Yorkshire -1 65 £55,000 +18.91%
West Yorkshire -18 51 £55,000 +15.78%
East of England +8 35 £47,500 - 4
Hampshire +19 29 £45,000 +9.09% 1
West Midlands -11 29 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South West +6 28 £45,000 - 4
Leeds -24 23 £50,000 +5.26%
Southampton +12 21 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Halifax -2 20 £55,000 +22.22%
Hertfordshire +24 17 £42,500 -29.16% 1
North West -15 17 £41,000 -18.00% 4
City of London +43 15 £80,000 +23.07% 4
Surrey +3 15 £40,000 -21.95%
Birmingham -12 14 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Scotland +20 13 £45,000 -7.69% 1
South Wales +21 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Wales +6 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Oxfordshire +1 11 £60,000 +29.72% 2
Edinburgh +17 10 £45,000 -
Cardiff +15 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East Midlands +8 10 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire +5 10 £46,250 -15.90%
West Sussex -3 10 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Wiltshire +3 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Berkshire +1 8 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Manchester -20 8 £41,296 -17.40%
Bristol +20 7 £47,500 -5.00%

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 552 (65.02%) Project Management
2 518 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (40.40%) PRINCE2
4 279 (32.86%) Finance
5 242 (28.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 236 (27.80%) Software Delivery
7 184 (21.67%) Scrum
8 182 (21.44%) SDLC
9 161 (18.96%) Degree
10 133 (15.67%) Waterfall
11 117 (13.78%) PMP
12 112 (13.19%) .NET
12 112 (13.19%) Microsoft
13 101 (11.90%) Java
14 97 (11.43%) Banking
15 82 (9.66%) Retail
16 75 (8.83%) SQL
17 74 (8.72%) C#
17 74 (8.72%) MS Project
18 73 (8.60%) E-Commerce
18 73 (8.60%) PMI Certification
19 61 (7.18%) Business Analysis
20 59 (6.95%) Enterprise Software
21 58 (6.83%) Risk Management
22 56 (6.60%) JIRA
22 56 (6.60%) SaaS
23 55 (6.48%) Computer Science
24 54 (6.36%) ITIL
25 53 (6.24%) QA
26 51 (6.01%) MS Excel

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 24 (2.83%) Confluence
2 9 (1.06%) ArcGIS
2 9 (1.06%) CMS
2 9 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.47%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.24%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.24%) IIS
5 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.12%) Documentum
5 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.12%) FileNet
5 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 74 (8.72%) MS Project
2 51 (6.01%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.12%) MS Office
4 9 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.47%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.35%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.24%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.24%) Sonata
6 1 (0.12%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.60%) SaaS
2 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.47%) Trello
4 2 (0.24%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Force.com
5 1 (0.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.41%) Internet
2 6 (0.71%) Extranet
2 6 (0.71%) Intranet
3 3 (0.35%) Broadband
4 2 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.12%) CHAP
5 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.12%) SAN
5 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.36%) Big Data
2 27 (3.18%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.36%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.88%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.18%) GIS
6 8 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 56 (6.60%) JIRA
2 12 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.12%) Subversion
4 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 279 (32.86%) Finance
2 97 (11.43%) Banking
3 82 (9.66%) Retail
4 45 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 43 (5.06%) Marketing
6 37 (4.36%) Back Office
7 20 (2.36%) Investment Banking
8 18 (2.12%) Games
9 17 (2.00%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.77%) Electronics
11 14 (1.65%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.53%) Legal
13 10 (1.18%) Front Office
14 7 (0.82%) Advertising
14 7 (0.82%) Law
14 7 (0.82%) Publishing
15 6 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
16 5 (0.59%) Local Government
16 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (13.19%) .NET
2 14 (1.65%) ASP.NET
3 13 (1.53%) HTML
4 10 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 10 (1.18%) CSS
4 10 (1.18%) Node.js
5 9 (1.06%) XML
6 8 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (0.59%) J2EE
7 5 (0.59%) Web Services
8 3 (0.35%) Java EE
8 3 (0.35%) REST
8 3 (0.35%) SOAP
8 3 (0.35%) WCF
8 3 (0.35%) XSD
8 3 (0.35%) XSLT
9 2 (0.24%) COM
9 2 (0.24%) Middleware
9 2 (0.24%) Spring
10 1 (0.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.95%) Enterprise Software
2 55 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 44 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.12%) Fintech
5 21 (2.47%) PMI
6 19 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 18 (2.12%) iPad
8 16 (1.88%) Driving Licence
9 14 (1.65%) Mathematics
9 14 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.06%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.82%) EPoS
14 6 (0.71%) NHS
15 5 (0.59%) Online Banking
15 5 (0.59%) Online Games
15 5 (0.59%) Physics
15 5 (0.59%) User Experience
15 5 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.65%) Windows
2 9 (1.06%) Unix
3 6 (0.71%) AIX
3 6 (0.71%) HPUX
3 6 (0.71%) Linux
3 6 (0.71%) Solaris
3 6 (0.71%) Ubuntu
4 5 (0.59%) Android
5 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.35%) VMS
6 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (65.02%) Project Management
2 518 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (40.40%) PRINCE2
4 242 (28.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 236 (27.80%) Software Delivery
6 184 (21.67%) Scrum
7 182 (21.44%) SDLC
8 133 (15.67%) Waterfall
9 73 (8.60%) E-Commerce
10 61 (7.18%) Business Analysis
11 58 (6.83%) Risk Management
12 54 (6.36%) ITIL
13 46 (5.42%) CRM
14 45 (5.30%) Service Delivery
15 37 (4.36%) Line Management
16 35 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (4.00%) Project Planning
18 33 (3.89%) Supplier Management
19 32 (3.77%) Resource Management
19 32 (3.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 101 (11.90%) Java
2 75 (8.83%) SQL
3 74 (8.72%) C#
4 31 (3.65%) JavaScript
5 26 (3.06%) Scala
6 9 (1.06%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.47%) C
7 4 (0.47%) Python
8 3 (0.35%) C++
8 3 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.12%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 161 (18.96%) Degree
2 117 (13.78%) PMP
3 73 (8.60%) PMI Certification
4 48 (5.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) APMP
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MOS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.24%) QA
2 6 (0.71%) SLA
3 2 (0.24%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.12%) GAAP
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (0.35%) Firmware
2 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Docker
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) MOM
2 1 (0.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 112 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.00%) Oracle
3 12 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (1.41%) SAP
4 8 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 6 (0.71%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.59%) Charles River
6 5 (0.59%) HP
7 4 (0.47%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.47%) BMC
7 4 (0.47%) Eze Castle Integration
7 4 (0.47%) Northgate
7 4 (0.47%) Remedy
7 4 (0.47%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.35%) FrontRange
8 3 (0.35%) iManage
8 3 (0.35%) Lagan
8 3 (0.35%) Oneserve
8 3 (0.35%) Sage
8 3 (0.35%) VMware
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