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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 726 809 733
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 176 129 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 145 115 125
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £49,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +9.44%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +71 165 £50,000 - 22
London +53 53 £60,000 +4.34% 6
South East +38 52 £49,000 +3.15% 4
Surrey +31 32 £50,000 - 1
East of England +9 20 £50,000 +3.09% 4
South West +7 13 £45,000 - 3
Cambridge +21 11 £50,000 +17.64% 2
West Sussex +13 11 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Berkshire +4 11 £58,750 +44.61% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 11 £50,000 -6.54% 2
City of London +44 10 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Horsham - 10 £37,500 - 1
Crawley +9 9 £37,500 -37.50%
North West -10 9 £50,000 - 1
Dorking - 9 £37,500 -
Reading +2 8 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West Midlands -19 8 £45,000 -21.73% 2
West Yorkshire 0 7 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Wiltshire -5 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -5 7 £42,500 -8.10% 2
Redhill - 7 £57,500 -
Woking +30 6 £53,750 +7.50%
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £45,000 -
Glasgow +7 5 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Scotland +2 5 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Manchester -7 5 £50,000 - 1
Bristol -16 5 £58,000 +45.00% 2
Hertfordshire +5 4 £55,000 +14.58% 2
Leeds +1 4 £42,500 -8.10% 2
North Yorkshire 0 4 £42,500 -5.55%

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 275 (72.56%) Project Management
2 192 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (48.02%) PRINCE2
4 131 (34.56%) Finance
5 89 (23.48%) Scrum
6 83 (21.90%) Degree
7 72 (19.00%) SDLC
8 70 (18.47%) Software Delivery
8 70 (18.47%) Microsoft
9 67 (17.68%) .NET
9 67 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 65 (17.15%) Java
11 48 (12.66%) MS Excel
12 44 (11.61%) C#
12 44 (11.61%) Banking
13 42 (11.08%) MS Project
14 41 (10.82%) PMI Certification
14 41 (10.82%) Waterfall
15 40 (10.55%) Telecoms
16 39 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 37 (9.76%) Computer Science
18 34 (8.97%) SQL Server
19 28 (7.39%) C++
20 27 (7.12%) ITIL
21 26 (6.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 26 (6.86%) Security Cleared
21 26 (6.86%) C
21 26 (6.86%) E-Commerce
22 25 (6.60%) J2EE
22 25 (6.60%) CRM

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (2.37%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.58%) CMS
3 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.26%) FileNet
5 1 (0.26%) Documentum
5 1 (0.26%) Drupal
5 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 48 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 42 (11.08%) MS Project
3 7 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.58%) MS Office
5 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Tridion
1 3 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.53%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.26%) Maximo
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.11%) Internet
2 6 (1.58%) Skype
3 3 (0.79%) LAN
3 3 (0.79%) WAN
4 2 (0.53%) Intranet
4 2 (0.53%) Wireless
4 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.64%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.06%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.79%) Text Mining
6 3 (0.79%) Big Data
7 1 (0.26%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (3.43%) JIRA
2 9 (2.37%) Hudson
3 5 (1.32%) Ant
General
1 131 (34.56%) Finance
2 44 (11.61%) Banking
3 40 (10.55%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.54%) Retail
5 10 (2.64%) Legal
6 8 (2.11%) Electronics
7 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.32%) Billing
7 5 (1.32%) French Language
7 5 (1.32%) German Language
8 4 (1.06%) Games
9 3 (0.79%) Law
9 3 (0.79%) International Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) Local Government
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.68%) .NET
2 25 (6.60%) J2EE
3 19 (5.01%) HTML
4 12 (3.17%) CSS
5 9 (2.37%) Velocity
6 6 (1.58%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.06%) XML
7 4 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.79%) XSLT
8 3 (0.79%) Flash
8 3 (0.79%) EDI
9 2 (0.53%) Java EE
9 2 (0.53%) HTML5
10 1 (0.26%) jQuery
10 1 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.07%) PMI
3 18 (4.75%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.37%) iPad
5 9 (2.37%) Smartphone
5 9 (2.37%) Wiki
6 8 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.32%) Physics
8 5 (1.32%) Chemistry
9 4 (1.06%) Social Media
10 3 (0.79%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.79%) STB
10 3 (0.79%) IPTV
10 3 (0.79%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.79%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.26%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.69%) Windows
2 5 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (1.32%) Android
2 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.79%) Linux
3 3 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (72.56%) Project Management
2 192 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (48.02%) PRINCE2
4 89 (23.48%) Scrum
5 72 (19.00%) SDLC
6 70 (18.47%) Software Delivery
7 67 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (10.82%) Waterfall
9 27 (7.12%) ITIL
10 26 (6.86%) E-Commerce
11 25 (6.60%) CRM
12 24 (6.33%) PRINCE
12 24 (6.33%) Analytics
13 23 (6.07%) Programme Management
14 21 (5.54%) Software Engineering
15 20 (5.28%) Time Management
16 19 (5.01%) Project Planning
17 18 (4.75%) Resource Management
17 18 (4.75%) SOA
18 17 (4.49%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (17.15%) Java
2 44 (11.61%) C#
3 28 (7.39%) C++
4 26 (6.86%) C
5 20 (5.28%) SQL
6 10 (2.64%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.11%) Python
8 4 (1.06%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.79%) VBScript
9 3 (0.79%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (21.90%) Degree
2 41 (10.82%) PMI Certification
3 39 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 26 (6.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 26 (6.86%) Security Cleared
5 24 (6.33%) APMP
6 20 (5.28%) SC Cleared
7 18 (4.75%) PMP
8 15 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.07%) QA
2 12 (3.17%) SLA
3 6 (1.58%) TickIT
3 6 (1.58%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.79%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.26%) COREP
Vendors
1 70 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.01%) Oracle
3 9 (2.37%) ATG
3 9 (2.37%) hybris
4 8 (2.11%) Trapeze
5 4 (1.06%) SAP
6 2 (0.53%) Northgate
6 2 (0.53%) Civica
6 2 (0.53%) Capita
6 2 (0.53%) Orchard
7 1 (0.26%) IBM
7 1 (0.26%) Sun
7 1 (0.26%) Kronos
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000 plus great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Great Benefits & Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Good bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago