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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 503 494 518
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 492 523 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 436 491 411
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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 -16 470 £50,000 - 48
London +9 153 £59,500 +8.18% 19
South East +16 100 £50,000 - 7
West Midlands +14 58 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Yorkshire -12 52 £50,000 - 4
Surrey +25 42 £52,500 -3.66%
East of England -7 32 £50,000 +5.26% 5
South West -2 30 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North West -27 30 £37,500 -21.05% 3
West Yorkshire -27 27 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +19 22 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South Yorkshire +26 20 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Berkshire +2 20 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Warwickshire -2 19 £47,500 - 1
Sheffield +30 18 £42,500 -
Manchester -3 16 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Bristol 0 15 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 15 £50,000 -
Reading +9 14 £51,250 -18.00%
City of London +38 12 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Solihull +25 12 £47,500 +26.66%
Essex +7 12 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Guildford +7 12 £50,000 -25.92%
Leeds -24 12 £50,000 - 2
Stratford-upon-Avon - 12 £47,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +1 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £37,500 -37.50%
Hampshire +9 10 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Lancashire - 9 £35,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £55,000 +41.02% 2

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 619 (62.78%) Project Management
2 572 (58.01%) Agile Software Development
3 446 (45.23%) PRINCE2
4 342 (34.69%) Finance
5 200 (20.28%) Scrum
6 197 (19.98%) SDLC
7 175 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 163 (16.53%) Software Delivery
9 160 (16.23%) Waterfall
10 137 (13.89%) Degree
11 134 (13.59%) MS Project
12 128 (12.98%) Microsoft
13 118 (11.97%) .NET
14 105 (10.65%) PMI Certification
15 93 (9.43%) Project Planning
16 88 (8.92%) PMP
17 85 (8.62%) CRM
18 84 (8.52%) MS Excel
18 84 (8.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 84 (8.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 82 (8.32%) SQL
20 79 (8.01%) Retail
21 75 (7.61%) C#
22 69 (7.00%) Risk Management
23 67 (6.80%) SaaS
24 64 (6.49%) Java
25 57 (5.78%) Banking
26 52 (5.27%) Business Analysis
26 52 (5.27%) Computer Science
27 50 (5.07%) ITIL

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.72%) CMS
3 10 (1.01%) Confluence
4 9 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.61%) Drupal
6 3 (0.30%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.20%) IIS
7 2 (0.20%) Node.js
8 1 (0.10%) Documentum
8 1 (0.10%) FileNet
8 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 134 (13.59%) MS Project
2 84 (8.52%) MS Excel
3 30 (3.04%) MS Office
4 13 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 26 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.91%) SimCorp Dimension
2 9 (0.91%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.10%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.10%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.10%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.10%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.10%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.10%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.10%) Primavera
6 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.80%) SaaS
2 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.91%) Internet
2 8 (0.81%) Skype
3 6 (0.61%) Intranet
4 4 (0.41%) Extranet
4 4 (0.41%) LAN
4 4 (0.41%) WAN
5 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.52%) Big Data
3 13 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.30%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.20%) MySQL
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.10%) GIS
10 1 (0.10%) OLAP
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (3.65%) JIRA
2 10 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.30%) JBehave
6 2 (0.20%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.10%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.10%) QADirector
7 1 (0.10%) Selenium
7 1 (0.10%) SonarQube
General
1 342 (34.69%) Finance
2 79 (8.01%) Retail
3 57 (5.78%) Banking
4 45 (4.56%) Marketing
5 37 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.94%) Back Office
7 27 (2.74%) Retail Banking
8 24 (2.43%) Law
9 18 (1.83%) Legal
9 18 (1.83%) Publishing
10 15 (1.52%) German Language
11 14 (1.42%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.32%) Games
13 10 (1.01%) Billing
14 9 (0.91%) Electronics
15 8 (0.81%) Front Office
16 6 (0.61%) French Language
16 6 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (11.97%) .NET
2 21 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 19 (1.93%) HTML
4 16 (1.62%) Web Services
5 8 (0.81%) XML
6 6 (0.61%) CSS
6 6 (0.61%) J2EE
7 5 (0.51%) jQuery
7 5 (0.51%) Middleware
7 5 (0.51%) XSLT
8 4 (0.41%) Ajax
8 4 (0.41%) EDI
8 4 (0.41%) REST
8 4 (0.41%) SOAP
9 3 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.30%) HTML5
9 3 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.30%) Spring
9 3 (0.30%) Struts
10 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.27%) Computer Science
2 49 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.14%) PMI
4 26 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (2.64%) User Experience
5 18 (1.83%) Driving Licence
6 17 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 14 (1.42%) Derivative
7 14 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.22%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.01%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.71%) DTV
10 7 (0.71%) NHS
10 7 (0.71%) Reinsurance
10 7 (0.71%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.61%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.51%) iPad
13 4 (0.41%) Equities
13 4 (0.41%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.41%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.61%) Windows
2 5 (0.51%) Linux
3 4 (0.41%) Android
3 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.10%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.10%) Unix
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (62.78%) Project Management
2 572 (58.01%) Agile Software Development
3 446 (45.23%) PRINCE2
4 200 (20.28%) Scrum
5 197 (19.98%) SDLC
6 175 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 163 (16.53%) Software Delivery
8 160 (16.23%) Waterfall
9 93 (9.43%) Project Planning
10 85 (8.62%) CRM
11 69 (7.00%) Risk Management
12 52 (5.27%) Business Analysis
13 50 (5.07%) ITIL
14 49 (4.97%) E-Commerce
15 48 (4.87%) Change Control
16 44 (4.46%) Time Management
17 43 (4.36%) Matrix Management
17 43 (4.36%) Presales
18 42 (4.26%) Migration
19 39 (3.96%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (8.32%) SQL
2 75 (7.61%) C#
3 64 (6.49%) Java
4 24 (2.43%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.03%) C
6 11 (1.12%) PHP
7 10 (1.01%) C++
8 4 (0.41%) Ruby
8 4 (0.41%) Scala
8 4 (0.41%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.41%) VBScript
9 3 (0.30%) Python
10 2 (0.20%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.10%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.10%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (13.89%) Degree
2 105 (10.65%) PMI Certification
3 88 (8.92%) PMP
4 84 (8.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 84 (8.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 36 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 26 (2.64%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.93%) APMP
8 12 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.51%) APMG
10 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.97%) QA
2 6 (0.61%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.41%) SLA
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (0.30%) Firmware
2 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.10%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 128 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.04%) Oracle
3 13 (1.32%) SAP
4 9 (0.91%) Bloomberg
4 9 (0.91%) Charles River
4 9 (0.91%) Eze Castle Integration
4 9 (0.91%) SimCorp
5 5 (0.51%) Twitter
6 4 (0.41%) IBM
7 3 (0.30%) Facebook
7 3 (0.30%) Google
7 3 (0.30%) Netezza
8 2 (0.20%) Niku
8 2 (0.20%) Pega
8 2 (0.20%) Rally
9 1 (0.10%) Aareon
9 1 (0.10%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.10%) CA
9 1 (0.10%) NICE Systems
9 1 (0.10%) Sony
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Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
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Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum
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Chatham, Kent
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000.00 - £700000.00 per annum + Pension
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + plus package and bonus
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Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus + Benefits
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Wiltshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45,000 TO £65,000 + pension, health
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Chelmsford, Essex
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Lancashire
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Newcastle, Staffordshire
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London
The Bridge Ltd
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Middlesex
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ANSON MCCADE
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London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Essex
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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