Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Project Manager
South West > Bristol
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 166 170
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 67 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.73% 0.49% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 0.50% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 65 17 29
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £50,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +19.44% -5.26% +2.15%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3773 3385 3824
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.39% 97.07% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3182 2958 3245
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Software Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Bristol

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in Bristol.

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in Bristol

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in Bristol over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in Bristol

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 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 across the Bristol region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 49 (73.13%) Project Management
1 49 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.75%) Finance
3 31 (46.27%) PRINCE2
4 19 (28.36%) .NET
4 19 (28.36%) Degree
5 18 (26.87%) Waterfall
6 16 (23.88%) SDLC
6 16 (23.88%) Scrum
7 15 (22.39%) PMI Certification
8 13 (19.40%) Software Delivery
9 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
9 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
10 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (14.93%) Banking
10 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
11 9 (13.43%) PMI
11 9 (13.43%) C#
11 9 (13.43%) Change Control
11 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
12 8 (11.94%) CRM
12 8 (11.94%) PRINCE
12 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
13 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.45%) Change Management
13 7 (10.45%) SQL
13 7 (10.45%) Sitecore
13 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
13 7 (10.45%) Process Improvement
13 7 (10.45%) Agile Project Management

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (4.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 34 (50.75%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
2 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Automotive
3 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) HTML5
2 3 (4.48%) Java EE
3 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.99%) Node.js
3 2 (2.99%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
1 9 (13.43%) PMI
2 7 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (73.13%) Project Management
2 31 (46.27%) PRINCE2
3 18 (26.87%) Waterfall
4 16 (23.88%) Scrum
4 16 (23.88%) SDLC
5 13 (19.40%) Software Delivery
6 9 (13.43%) Change Control
7 8 (11.94%) CRM
7 8 (11.94%) PRINCE
7 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.45%) Agile Project Management
8 7 (10.45%) Change Management
8 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Process Improvement
8 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.96%) UML
10 5 (7.46%) ITIL
10 5 (7.46%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) C#
2 7 (10.45%) SQL
3 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) VBScript
4 5 (7.46%) Java
5 3 (4.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Degree
2 15 (22.39%) PMI Certification
3 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
4 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (8.96%) PMP
6 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.48%) CA
2 3 (4.48%) Lotus
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle