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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 539 471 487
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 425 594 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 376 513 544
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.89%

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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 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 -75 397 £50,000 - 49
London -14 152 £65,000 +13.04% 14
Yorkshire -27 72 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Yorkshire -22 55 £42,500 -10.52% 3
South East -30 46 £48,250 -12.27% 9
West Midlands -19 41 £48,250 -12.27% 4
Leeds -21 39 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North West +13 31 £41,250 -8.33% 10
East of England -7 26 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Manchester +6 20 £42,500 -7.60% 6
Birmingham -10 18 £55,000 -26.66% 2
City of London +57 17 £62,500 +4.16% 3
East Midlands +6 15 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +25 14 £41,250 +50.00% 1
Hampshire +20 14 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Nottingham +14 14 £50,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 14 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +10 12 £52,500 -2.77%
South West -15 11 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Essex +9 10 £35,750 -28.50%
Surrey -15 9 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Suffolk +8 8 £58,750 +17.50%
Halifax +6 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Sheffield +22 7 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Ipswich +18 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Bradford +4 7 £35,000 -26.31%
Barnsley - 7 £45,000 -
Lancashire +6 6 £35,000 - 2
Berkshire -12 6 £42,500 -37.03% 1
Stockport +17 5 £31,500 +5.00% 2

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 594 (64.92%) Project Management
2 567 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
3 372 (40.66%) PRINCE2
4 275 (30.05%) Finance
5 218 (23.83%) SDLC
6 216 (23.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 199 (21.75%) Scrum
8 191 (20.87%) Software Delivery
9 161 (17.60%) Waterfall
10 146 (15.96%) Degree
11 138 (15.08%) Microsoft
12 132 (14.43%) .NET
13 120 (13.11%) MS Project
13 120 (13.11%) PMI Certification
14 107 (11.69%) PMP
15 96 (10.49%) C#
15 96 (10.49%) SQL
16 95 (10.38%) Java
17 78 (8.52%) CRM
18 76 (8.31%) Project Planning
19 72 (7.87%) Risk Management
20 68 (7.43%) Business Analysis
21 67 (7.32%) MS Excel
21 67 (7.32%) SaaS
22 66 (7.21%) Banking
22 66 (7.21%) Retail
23 61 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 55 (6.01%) Computer Science
25 51 (5.57%) Marketing
25 51 (5.57%) Change Control

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 19 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.53%) CMS
3 13 (1.42%) Confluence
4 9 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (0.98%) Node.js
5 4 (0.44%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.33%) IIS
6 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.22%) Documentum
7 2 (0.22%) Drupal
7 2 (0.22%) FileNet
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 120 (13.11%) MS Project
2 67 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 27 (2.95%) MS Office
4 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.33%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.32%) SaaS
2 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.44%) Trello
3 3 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.11%) Force.com
5 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.42%) Internet
2 8 (0.87%) Intranet
3 7 (0.77%) Extranet
4 6 (0.66%) Skype
5 3 (0.33%) Broadband
5 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) CHAP
7 1 (0.11%) LAN
7 1 (0.11%) SAN
7 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) WAN
7 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.46%) Big Data
2 39 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.51%) NoSQL
4 18 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.44%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.33%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.11%) MySQL
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (5.46%) JIRA
2 17 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.44%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (0.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.33%) JBehave
6 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 275 (30.05%) Finance
2 66 (7.21%) Banking
2 66 (7.21%) Retail
3 51 (5.57%) Marketing
4 27 (2.95%) Back Office
5 26 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.30%) Electronics
8 20 (2.19%) Publishing
9 19 (2.08%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.75%) Legal
11 13 (1.42%) Law
12 12 (1.31%) Games
12 12 (1.31%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.98%) German Language
14 8 (0.87%) Advertising
15 7 (0.77%) French Language
16 5 (0.55%) Front Office
16 5 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
17 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (14.43%) .NET
2 21 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 16 (1.75%) HTML
4 12 (1.31%) J2EE
5 9 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (0.98%) CSS
5 9 (0.98%) Web Services
6 8 (0.87%) XML
7 7 (0.77%) Middleware
8 5 (0.55%) REST
8 5 (0.55%) SOAP
8 5 (0.55%) Spring
9 3 (0.33%) Ajax
9 3 (0.33%) COM
9 3 (0.33%) jQuery
9 3 (0.33%) Struts
10 2 (0.22%) JSON
10 2 (0.22%) XSLT
11 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.01%) Computer Science
2 44 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.17%) PMI
5 25 (2.73%) Fintech
6 19 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 18 (1.97%) Mathematics
8 17 (1.86%) User Experience
9 16 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.42%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.42%) iPad
11 9 (0.98%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.77%) NHS
13 6 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.66%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.55%) Derivative
14 5 (0.55%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.55%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (0.98%) Windows
2 5 (0.55%) Android
3 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.44%) Unix
4 3 (0.33%) VMS
5 2 (0.22%) Linux
6 1 (0.11%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (64.92%) Project Management
2 567 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
3 372 (40.66%) PRINCE2
4 218 (23.83%) SDLC
5 216 (23.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 199 (21.75%) Scrum
7 191 (20.87%) Software Delivery
8 161 (17.60%) Waterfall
9 78 (8.52%) CRM
10 76 (8.31%) Project Planning
11 72 (7.87%) Risk Management
12 68 (7.43%) Business Analysis
13 51 (5.57%) Change Control
13 51 (5.57%) ITIL
14 37 (4.04%) Analytics
14 37 (4.04%) Service Delivery
15 33 (3.61%) E-Commerce
16 32 (3.50%) PRINCE
17 30 (3.28%) Change Management
18 29 (3.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 96 (10.49%) C#
1 96 (10.49%) SQL
2 95 (10.38%) Java
3 40 (4.37%) JavaScript
4 28 (3.06%) Scala
5 16 (1.75%) C
6 10 (1.09%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.66%) PHP
8 5 (0.55%) C++
9 3 (0.33%) Python
10 2 (0.22%) Ruby
11 1 (0.11%) Delphi
11 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 146 (15.96%) Degree
2 120 (13.11%) PMI Certification
3 107 (11.69%) PMP
4 61 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 45 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 26 (2.84%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.31%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.44%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.81%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (0.44%) Firmware
2 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 138 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 35 (3.83%) Oracle
3 19 (2.08%) SAP
4 9 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (0.66%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.55%) HP
6 5 (0.55%) Twitter
7 4 (0.44%) BMC
7 4 (0.44%) Netezza
7 4 (0.44%) Northgate
7 4 (0.44%) Remedy
8 3 (0.33%) FrontRange
8 3 (0.33%) IBM
8 3 (0.33%) Lagan
8 3 (0.33%) Oneserve
8 3 (0.33%) Sage
9 2 (0.22%) Facebook
9 2 (0.22%) Rally
9 2 (0.22%) Sony
9 2 (0.22%) Xamarin
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Employ Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus / Free Parking / Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £43k - 50k per year + company benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Romford, Essex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £55-65,000 + 15-20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car +bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, share options
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday