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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 539 521 509
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 410 513 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 380 443 477
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -25 371 £55,000 +10.00% 24
London -24 106 £62,500 +8.69% 8
South East +38 72 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Yorkshire +13 68 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Yorkshire -5 49 £55,000 +15.78% 2
South West +11 34 £45,000 - 3
East of England +1 31 £47,500 +5.55% 1
West Midlands -15 29 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Halifax +11 27 £55,000 +15.78%
Scotland +34 19 £46,000 -5.64% 2
Leeds -24 19 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire +26 18 £45,000 +12.50%
North West -9 18 £38,000 -10.58% 5
Birmingham -9 16 £55,000 -
Surrey +8 14 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Oxfordshire +6 13 £60,000 +37.14%
Berkshire +28 12 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Edinburgh +19 12 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Southampton +14 12 £42,500 +6.25%
Hull +4 12 £62,500 +19.04%
East Yorkshire +2 12 £62,500 +19.04%
City of London +37 11 £77,500 +19.23% 1
Hertfordshire +25 11 £42,500 -30.61%
Wiltshire +10 11 £45,000 -
East Midlands +2 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Gloucestershire - 11 £47,500 - 1
South Wales +23 10 £42,500 -22.72%
Cardiff +19 10 £42,500 -22.72%
Lancashire +17 10 £35,000 - 2
Wales +12 10 £42,500 -22.72%

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 522 (63.35%) Project Management
2 493 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (40.41%) PRINCE2
4 274 (33.25%) Finance
5 267 (32.40%) Software Delivery
6 234 (28.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 183 (22.21%) Scrum
8 174 (21.12%) SDLC
9 155 (18.81%) Degree
10 142 (17.23%) Waterfall
11 113 (13.71%) PMP
12 106 (12.86%) Banking
13 105 (12.74%) .NET
14 94 (11.41%) Java
15 84 (10.19%) Microsoft
16 83 (10.07%) E-Commerce
17 77 (9.34%) Retail
18 71 (8.62%) PMI Certification
19 64 (7.77%) SQL
20 60 (7.28%) MS Project
20 60 (7.28%) Risk Management
21 59 (7.16%) QA
22 58 (7.04%) C#
23 57 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 55 (6.67%) Telecoms
24 55 (6.67%) JIRA
25 54 (6.55%) SaaS
26 51 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
27 49 (5.95%) Computer Science
28 46 (5.58%) ITIL

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 (3.76%) Confluence
2 15 (1.82%) CMS
3 11 (1.33%) ArcGIS
4 6 (0.73%) Alfresco
4 6 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.61%) MS Project Server
6 4 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 60 (7.28%) MS Project
2 40 (4.85%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.82%) MS Office
4 9 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) Primavera
2 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (0.49%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.36%) Bankmaster
3 3 (0.36%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.36%) Finacle
3 3 (0.36%) Misys Equation
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Sage CRM
3 3 (0.36%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Sonata
3 3 (0.36%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.24%) Magento
4 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.55%) SaaS
2 5 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) FinancialForce.com
4 2 (0.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.12%) Force.com
5 1 (0.12%) Taleo
5 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.33%) Internet
2 6 (0.73%) Intranet
3 5 (0.61%) Extranet
4 3 (0.36%) Broadband
5 2 (0.24%) Network Security
6 1 (0.12%) CHAP
6 1 (0.12%) SAN
6 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.16%) Big Data
2 25 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 18 (2.18%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.70%) GIS
5 9 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.12%) Electronic Patient Records
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 55 (6.67%) JIRA
2 7 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
General
1 274 (33.25%) Finance
2 106 (12.86%) Banking
3 77 (9.34%) Retail
4 55 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.25%) Back Office
6 32 (3.88%) Marketing
7 17 (2.06%) Games
8 15 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.70%) Legal
10 12 (1.46%) Electronics
10 12 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.33%) Publishing
12 9 (1.09%) Law
13 8 (0.97%) Front Office
14 7 (0.85%) Advertising
15 6 (0.73%) Local Government
15 6 (0.73%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.61%) Automotive
16 5 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (12.74%) .NET
2 15 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 12 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.09%) HTML
4 9 (1.09%) Node.js
5 8 (0.97%) CSS
6 6 (0.73%) XML
7 5 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.49%) Web Services
9 3 (0.36%) J2EE
9 3 (0.36%) Java EE
9 3 (0.36%) REST
9 3 (0.36%) SOAP
9 3 (0.36%) WCF
9 3 (0.36%) XSD
9 3 (0.36%) XSLT
10 2 (0.24%) Middleware
10 2 (0.24%) Spring
11 1 (0.12%) COM
11 1 (0.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
2 49 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 43 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.91%) Fintech
5 21 (2.55%) PMI
6 19 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.58%) iPad
7 13 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.58%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.46%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.46%) NHS
9 10 (1.21%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.09%) EPoS
11 8 (0.97%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.97%) User Experience
12 7 (0.85%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.73%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.61%) Online Games
14 5 (0.61%) Physics
14 5 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.33%) Windows
2 9 (1.09%) Linux
3 6 (0.73%) AIX
3 6 (0.73%) HPUX
3 6 (0.73%) Solaris
3 6 (0.73%) Ubuntu
3 6 (0.73%) Unix
4 5 (0.61%) Android
4 5 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.36%) VMS
5 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (63.35%) Project Management
2 493 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (40.41%) PRINCE2
4 267 (32.40%) Software Delivery
5 234 (28.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 183 (22.21%) Scrum
7 174 (21.12%) SDLC
8 142 (17.23%) Waterfall
9 83 (10.07%) E-Commerce
10 60 (7.28%) Risk Management
11 46 (5.58%) ITIL
12 45 (5.46%) Business Analysis
13 41 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (4.61%) Line Management
16 37 (4.49%) CRM
16 37 (4.49%) Project Planning
16 37 (4.49%) Service Delivery
17 36 (4.37%) Kanban
18 34 (4.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (11.41%) Java
2 64 (7.77%) SQL
3 58 (7.04%) C#
4 21 (2.55%) JavaScript
5 18 (2.18%) Scala
6 8 (0.97%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.49%) C
8 3 (0.36%) PHP
8 3 (0.36%) Python
9 2 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.12%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 155 (18.81%) Degree
2 113 (13.71%) PMP
3 71 (8.62%) PMI Certification
4 57 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 20 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (2.43%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.36%) APMP
7 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) MOS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.16%) QA
2 7 (0.85%) SLA
3 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.24%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.24%) TickIT
5 1 (0.12%) GAAP
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.12%) MISRA
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.24%) Firmware
1 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) MOM
2 1 (0.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 84 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.13%) Oracle
3 13 (1.58%) SAP
4 10 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (0.73%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.61%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.61%) Charles River
7 4 (0.49%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.49%) Eze Castle Integration
7 4 (0.49%) Northgate
7 4 (0.49%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.36%) CA
8 3 (0.36%) Citrix
8 3 (0.36%) FrontRange
8 3 (0.36%) Lagan
8 3 (0.36%) Misys
8 3 (0.36%) Sage
8 3 (0.36%) SunGard
8 3 (0.36%) Temenos
8 3 (0.36%) VMware
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