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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 707 753 729
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 197 167 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 159 158 130
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +8.57%

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 5 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 5 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 +72 186 £50,000 +4.16% 19
London +49 58 £60,000 +13.20% 5
South East +15 37 £52,250 +4.50% 9
East of England +26 26 £49,750 +28.38% 2
Yorkshire +7 19 £42,500 -10.52%
West Yorkshire +16 18 £50,000 -
South West +2 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leeds -2 16 £50,000 -
Surrey +9 13 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North West -18 13 £46,000 +13.58% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £40,000 - 3
Cambridge +20 11 £49,500 -2.94% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 11 £49,500 -2.94% 2
Manchester -8 8 £46,750 +19.87% 1
Ipswich - 8 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 8 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +8 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Bristol +4 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Berkshire +1 7 £60,000 +6.66% 2
Oxford - 7 £40,000 -
City of London +39 6 £62,500 -
Harrogate +7 6 £42,500 -5.55%
East Midlands +6 6 £47,500 +79.24%
Reading -1 6 £60,000 +21.21% 2
Bath - 6 £35,000 -
Somerset - 6 £35,000 -
Leicestershire +18 5 £47,500 +35.71%
Scotland +18 5 £54,000 +20.00%
Essex +5 5 £50,000 +53.84%
North East -5 5 £45,000 +5.88%

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 251 (71.31%) Project Management
2 191 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (48.86%) PRINCE2
4 130 (36.93%) Finance
5 86 (24.43%) Scrum
6 75 (21.31%) Degree
6 75 (21.31%) Software Delivery
7 73 (20.74%) Microsoft
8 68 (19.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (17.90%) Java
10 61 (17.33%) .NET
11 52 (14.77%) Waterfall
12 48 (13.64%) Banking
13 47 (13.35%) MS Excel
14 40 (11.36%) Telecoms
14 40 (11.36%) MS Project
15 39 (11.08%) PMI Certification
16 33 (9.38%) C#
16 33 (9.38%) SQL Server
17 30 (8.52%) Security Cleared
17 30 (8.52%) Computer Science
18 28 (7.95%) PMI
18 28 (7.95%) CRM
19 26 (7.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 25 (7.10%) ITIL
21 23 (6.53%) PRINCE
22 22 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 22 (6.25%) APMP
23 21 (5.97%) C++
24 20 (5.68%) C

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) Documentum
4 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.28%) Confluence
4 1 (0.28%) FileNet
Applications
1 47 (13.35%) MS Excel
2 40 (11.36%) MS Project
3 8 (2.27%) MS Office
4 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Tridion
1 2 (0.57%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.57%) Maximo
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.57%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.42%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.57%) Skype
2 2 (0.57%) LAN
2 2 (0.57%) WAN
2 2 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.56%) JIRA
2 8 (2.27%) Hudson
3 1 (0.28%) Ant
3 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 130 (36.93%) Finance
2 48 (13.64%) Banking
3 40 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.55%) Retail
5 10 (2.84%) Games
6 9 (2.56%) Legal
7 8 (2.27%) Electronics
8 6 (1.70%) Billing
9 5 (1.42%) French Language
9 5 (1.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.57%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) International Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.33%) .NET
2 16 (4.55%) J2EE
3 8 (2.27%) Velocity
4 7 (1.99%) HTML
5 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.14%) CSS
5 4 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.85%) Flash
6 3 (0.85%) Web Services
6 3 (0.85%) XML
6 3 (0.85%) HTML5
7 2 (0.57%) jQuery
7 2 (0.57%) XSLT
7 2 (0.57%) EDI
7 2 (0.57%) Java EE
8 1 (0.28%) WCF
8 1 (0.28%) WPF
8 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.52%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.95%) PMI
3 19 (5.40%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.41%) iPad
4 12 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 8 (2.27%) Wiki
5 8 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.99%) Open Source
7 6 (1.70%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.42%) Physics
8 5 (1.42%) Chemistry
8 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.57%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.26%) Windows
2 5 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (1.42%) Android
2 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.57%) Linux
3 2 (0.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (71.31%) Project Management
2 191 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (48.86%) PRINCE2
4 86 (24.43%) Scrum
5 75 (21.31%) Software Delivery
6 68 (19.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (14.77%) Waterfall
8 28 (7.95%) CRM
9 25 (7.10%) ITIL
10 23 (6.53%) PRINCE
11 19 (5.40%) Resource Management
12 18 (5.11%) Coaching
13 17 (4.83%) SOA
14 16 (4.55%) E-Commerce
14 16 (4.55%) Programme Management
14 16 (4.55%) Software Engineering
15 15 (4.26%) Project Planning
16 14 (3.98%) Change Control
16 14 (3.98%) Migration
16 14 (3.98%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (17.90%) Java
2 33 (9.38%) C#
3 21 (5.97%) C++
4 20 (5.68%) C
5 18 (5.11%) SQL
6 5 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.85%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.57%) VBScript
8 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 75 (21.31%) Degree
2 39 (11.08%) PMI Certification
3 30 (8.52%) Security Cleared
4 26 (7.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 22 (6.25%) APMP
5 22 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (5.40%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (3.13%) PMP
9 5 (1.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.55%) QA
2 10 (2.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.85%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 73 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.11%) Oracle
3 9 (2.56%) Trapeze
4 8 (2.27%) hybris
4 8 (2.27%) ATG
5 4 (1.14%) SAP
6 2 (0.57%) Kronos
6 2 (0.57%) Northgate
6 2 (0.57%) Civica
6 2 (0.57%) Capita
6 2 (0.57%) Orchard
7 1 (0.28%) IBM
7 1 (0.28%) Sun
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50 - £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50 - £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
JPS Selection
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford
Technical Prospects
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 Basic Salary plus Car Allowance
Posted: 14 days ago