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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 704 789 737
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 188 157 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 147 145 135
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +10.46%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +73 175 £50,000 +3.09% 21
London +69 60 £60,000 +6.66% 3
South East +17 40 £51,250 +2.50% 12
East of England +22 24 £49,500 +9.39% 1
Surrey +23 20 £57,500 +13.30% 3
Yorkshire +1 15 £42,500 -8.10% 1
West Yorkshire +9 14 £42,500 -10.52%
South West -6 13 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Cambridgeshire +19 11 £49,500 -8.75%
Cambridge +17 11 £49,500 -2.94%
Leeds +16 11 £42,500 -10.52%
Berkshire +3 9 £58,750 +2.17% 2
City of London +54 8 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire +15 8 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North West -12 8 £46,000 -8.00%
Harrogate +2 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Reading -2 7 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £37,000 - 4
East Midlands +13 6 £47,500 +79.24%
West Sussex +12 6 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Manchester -14 6 £48,000 -4.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Crawley +10 5 £37,500 -37.50%
Essex +4 5 £50,000 +53.84%
North East 0 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Bristol 0 5 £58,000 +45.00%
Tyne and Wear 0 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Dorking - 5 £37,500 -
Redhill - 5 £57,500 - 1
Horsham - 5 £37,500 - 1

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 241 (70.26%) Project Management
2 172 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (49.27%) PRINCE2
4 127 (37.03%) Finance
5 83 (24.20%) Scrum
6 75 (21.87%) Degree
7 74 (21.57%) Software Delivery
8 70 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 63 (18.37%) Java
9 63 (18.37%) .NET
9 63 (18.37%) SDLC
10 62 (18.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (13.12%) Waterfall
11 45 (13.12%) MS Excel
12 44 (12.83%) Banking
13 42 (12.24%) PMI Certification
14 38 (11.08%) MS Project
15 37 (10.79%) SQL Server
16 36 (10.50%) Telecoms
17 33 (9.62%) C#
18 29 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 29 (8.45%) Computer Science
19 27 (7.87%) PMI
19 27 (7.87%) CRM
20 26 (7.58%) Security Cleared
21 25 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 24 (7.00%) PRINCE
23 23 (6.71%) ITIL
23 23 (6.71%) APMP
24 21 (6.12%) J2EE

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (2.62%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (2.62%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.46%) CMS
4 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) Documentum
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) FileNet
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.08%) MS Project
3 7 (2.04%) MS Office
4 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Tridion
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.58%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (0.58%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.58%) Maximo
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.75%) Internet
2 3 (0.87%) LAN
2 3 (0.87%) WAN
2 3 (0.87%) Skype
3 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.58%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.58%) Big Data
5 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (2.92%) JIRA
2 9 (2.62%) Hudson
3 5 (1.46%) Ant
General
1 127 (37.03%) Finance
2 44 (12.83%) Banking
3 36 (10.50%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.66%) Retail
5 10 (2.92%) Legal
6 7 (2.04%) Electronics
7 6 (1.75%) Billing
7 6 (1.75%) Games
8 5 (1.46%) French Language
8 5 (1.46%) German Language
9 3 (0.87%) International Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Law
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (18.37%) .NET
2 21 (6.12%) J2EE
3 9 (2.62%) Velocity
3 9 (2.62%) HTML
4 7 (2.04%) CSS
5 4 (1.17%) XML
5 4 (1.17%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.87%) XSLT
6 3 (0.87%) Flash
6 3 (0.87%) EDI
6 3 (0.87%) Web Services
6 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.58%) Java EE
7 2 (0.58%) HTML5
8 1 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.87%) PMI
3 19 (5.54%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.21%) iPad
5 9 (2.62%) Wiki
5 9 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.62%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.46%) Physics
7 5 (1.46%) Chemistry
8 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.58%) Social Media
10 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.66%) Windows
2 5 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (1.46%) Android
2 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.87%) Linux
3 3 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (70.26%) Project Management
2 172 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (49.27%) PRINCE2
4 83 (24.20%) Scrum
5 74 (21.57%) Software Delivery
6 63 (18.37%) SDLC
7 62 (18.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (13.12%) Waterfall
9 27 (7.87%) CRM
10 24 (7.00%) PRINCE
11 23 (6.71%) ITIL
12 20 (5.83%) Programme Management
13 18 (5.25%) SOA
14 17 (4.96%) Resource Management
15 16 (4.66%) Project Planning
15 16 (4.66%) Migration
15 16 (4.66%) Quality Management
15 16 (4.66%) Coaching
16 15 (4.37%) Analytics
16 15 (4.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 63 (18.37%) Java
2 33 (9.62%) C#
3 20 (5.83%) C++
4 19 (5.54%) C
5 18 (5.25%) SQL
6 6 (1.75%) Python
7 5 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.87%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.87%) VBScript
8 3 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (21.87%) Degree
2 42 (12.24%) PMI Certification
3 29 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 26 (7.58%) Security Cleared
5 25 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (6.71%) APMP
7 18 (5.25%) SC Cleared
8 15 (4.37%) PMP
9 14 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.66%) QA
2 11 (3.21%) SLA
3 3 (0.87%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.29%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 70 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.12%) Oracle
3 9 (2.62%) ATG
3 9 (2.62%) hybris
3 9 (2.62%) Trapeze
4 4 (1.17%) SAP
5 2 (0.58%) Kronos
5 2 (0.58%) Northgate
5 2 (0.58%) Civica
5 2 (0.58%) Capita
5 2 (0.58%) Orchard
6 1 (0.29%) IBM
6 1 (0.29%) Sun
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