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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 535 508 550
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 415 564 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 386 510 445
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 £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -53 387 £50,000 - 42
London +10 129 £65,000 +11.11% 16
South East -25 71 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire -12 55 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Yorkshire -33 43 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East of England 0 35 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands -14 32 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West +17 31 £45,000 - 5
Hampshire +14 25 £42,500 - 3
Hertfordshire +17 20 £42,500 -34.61%
North West +3 20 £40,250 -15.26% 7
Leeds -31 20 £47,500 - 2
Southampton +6 16 £42,500 +6.25% 1
City of London +46 15 £80,000 +23.07% 6
East Midlands +6 15 £50,000 -4.76%
Birmingham -12 15 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Halifax +2 14 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Scotland +10 13 £45,000 - 1
Surrey -13 13 £40,000 -24.52%
Gloucestershire +6 11 £47,500 -13.63%
Bristol +21 10 £47,500 -5.00%
Nottinghamshire +17 10 £50,000 -23.07%
Nottingham +17 10 £50,000 -23.07%
Manchester -22 10 £41,000 -18.00% 3
Wiltshire +18 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Edinburgh +10 9 £45,000 +2.85% 1
South Wales +8 9 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Wales +4 9 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Sussex -4 9 £61,250 +63.33%
Letchworth - 9 £42,500 -

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 572 (66.13%) Project Management
2 541 (62.54%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (40.58%) PRINCE2
4 271 (31.33%) Finance
5 243 (28.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 223 (25.78%) Software Delivery
7 201 (23.24%) SDLC
8 184 (21.27%) Scrum
9 161 (18.61%) Degree
10 133 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 126 (14.57%) Microsoft
12 120 (13.87%) PMP
12 120 (13.87%) .NET
13 110 (12.72%) Java
14 90 (10.40%) SQL
14 90 (10.40%) C#
15 85 (9.83%) MS Project
16 84 (9.71%) Banking
17 77 (8.90%) Retail
18 75 (8.67%) PMI Certification
19 69 (7.98%) E-Commerce
20 64 (7.40%) Business Analysis
21 63 (7.28%) Computer Science
22 59 (6.82%) Risk Management
22 59 (6.82%) SaaS
22 59 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
23 55 (6.36%) MS Excel
24 54 (6.24%) CRM
25 53 (6.13%) JIRA
26 46 (5.32%) Marketing

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 18 (2.08%) Confluence
2 14 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.16%) CMS
4 7 (0.81%) ArcGIS
5 5 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.46%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.23%) Drupal
7 2 (0.23%) IIS
7 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.12%) Documentum
8 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.12%) FileNet
8 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (9.83%) MS Project
2 55 (6.36%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.20%) MS Office
4 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.35%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.35%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.35%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.23%) Magento
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.23%) Sonata
6 1 (0.12%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.82%) SaaS
2 5 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.46%) Trello
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) FinancialForce.com
4 2 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.12%) Force.com
5 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.62%) Internet
2 7 (0.81%) Intranet
3 6 (0.69%) Extranet
4 3 (0.35%) Broadband
5 2 (0.23%) Network Security
5 2 (0.23%) Skype
6 1 (0.12%) CHAP
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) LAN
6 1 (0.12%) SAN
6 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.97%) Big Data
2 33 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.31%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.81%) GIS
6 7 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
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 53 (6.13%) JIRA
2 14 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.12%) Subversion
5 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 271 (31.33%) Finance
2 84 (9.71%) Banking
3 77 (8.90%) Retail
4 46 (5.32%) Marketing
5 42 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 34 (3.93%) Back Office
7 22 (2.54%) Investment Banking
8 20 (2.31%) Manufacturing
9 19 (2.20%) Electronics
10 15 (1.73%) Games
11 13 (1.50%) Publishing
12 12 (1.39%) Advertising
13 11 (1.27%) Legal
14 10 (1.16%) Law
15 9 (1.04%) Front Office
15 9 (1.04%) German Language
16 8 (0.92%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.81%) French Language
18 6 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
19 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (13.87%) .NET
2 19 (2.20%) ASP.NET
3 14 (1.62%) HTML
4 12 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (1.39%) XML
5 11 (1.27%) Node.js
6 9 (1.04%) CSS
7 6 (0.69%) J2EE
8 5 (0.58%) Middleware
8 5 (0.58%) Web Services
9 4 (0.46%) REST
9 4 (0.46%) SOAP
9 4 (0.46%) XSLT
10 3 (0.35%) COM
10 3 (0.35%) Java EE
10 3 (0.35%) WCF
10 3 (0.35%) XSD
11 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.23%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.28%) Computer Science
2 59 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.05%) Fintech
5 21 (2.43%) PMI
6 18 (2.08%) iPad
6 18 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 15 (1.73%) Driving Licence
8 14 (1.62%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.04%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.92%) User Experience
13 6 (0.69%) NHS
14 5 (0.58%) Derivative
14 5 (0.58%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.58%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.58%) Physics
14 5 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.50%) Windows
2 7 (0.81%) Unix
3 4 (0.46%) AIX
3 4 (0.46%) Android
3 4 (0.46%) HPUX
3 4 (0.46%) Linux
3 4 (0.46%) Solaris
3 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.35%) VMS
4 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
4 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (66.13%) Project Management
2 541 (62.54%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (40.58%) PRINCE2
4 243 (28.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 223 (25.78%) Software Delivery
6 201 (23.24%) SDLC
7 184 (21.27%) Scrum
8 133 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 69 (7.98%) E-Commerce
10 64 (7.40%) Business Analysis
11 59 (6.82%) Risk Management
12 54 (6.24%) CRM
13 46 (5.32%) ITIL
14 42 (4.86%) Project Planning
15 39 (4.51%) Service Delivery
16 37 (4.28%) Change Control
17 36 (4.16%) Line Management
18 34 (3.93%) PRINCE
19 33 (3.82%) Analytics
20 30 (3.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 110 (12.72%) Java
2 90 (10.40%) C#
2 90 (10.40%) SQL
3 37 (4.28%) JavaScript
4 30 (3.47%) Scala
5 11 (1.27%) PL/SQL
6 8 (0.92%) C
7 4 (0.46%) Python
8 3 (0.35%) C++
8 3 (0.35%) PHP
9 2 (0.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.12%) Delphi
10 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 161 (18.61%) Degree
2 120 (13.87%) PMP
3 75 (8.67%) PMI Certification
4 46 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 21 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (2.31%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) MOS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.32%) QA
2 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.23%) PMBOK
2 2 (0.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) GAAP
3 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.12%) SEPA
3 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (0.35%) Firmware
2 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) Docker
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.23%) MOM
2 1 (0.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 126 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.16%) Oracle
3 15 (1.73%) SAP
4 12 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.58%) HP
7 4 (0.46%) BMC
7 4 (0.46%) Charles River
7 4 (0.46%) Northgate
7 4 (0.46%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.46%) Remedy
8 3 (0.35%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.35%) Eze Castle Integration
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%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.35%) Sitecore
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