The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 224 217
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 28 29 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.42% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.44% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 56
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £34,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.88% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6029 6586 7877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.23% 96.22% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4930 5599 6495
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Software Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in the East of England

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in the East of England

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in the East of England

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Suffolk +1 8 £55,000 -2.22%
Essex +2 7 £47,500 +46.15%
Hertfordshire -12 7 £52,500 +5.00%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £61,250 - 1
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (58.93%) Project Management
3 29 (51.79%) PRINCE2
4 24 (42.86%) SDLC
5 18 (32.14%) Scrum
6 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (21.43%) Degree
8 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
8 10 (17.86%) CRM
9 9 (16.07%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (16.07%) Finance
9 9 (16.07%) Java
9 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
10 8 (14.29%) SQL
10 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (14.29%) C#
10 8 (14.29%) ERP
10 8 (14.29%) Change Management
11 7 (12.50%) Project Governance
12 6 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (10.71%) Kanban
12 6 (10.71%) Banking
13 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
13 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
13 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
14 4 (7.14%) Reinsurance
14 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
14 4 (7.14%) PMP
14 4 (7.14%) PMI Certification

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) CA Flowdock
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Billing
3 4 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (58.93%) Project Management
3 29 (51.79%) PRINCE2
4 24 (42.86%) SDLC
5 18 (32.14%) Scrum
6 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (17.86%) CRM
7 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
8 8 (14.29%) Change Management
8 8 (14.29%) ERP
9 7 (12.50%) Project Governance
10 6 (10.71%) Kanban
10 6 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
12 4 (7.14%) B2B
12 4 (7.14%) B2C
12 4 (7.14%) ITIL
12 4 (7.14%) Quality Management
12 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) C#
2 8 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 9 (16.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 4 (7.14%) PMP
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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