The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
England / East of England
Rank 223 226 205
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 27 49 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.67% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.69% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 52
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £55,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00%  

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 5858 7074 7236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.23% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4679 5707 5819
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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
Hertfordshire +22 20 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Essex +10 4 £80,000 +119.17%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 - - 1
Suffolk +24 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 39 (67.24%) Project Management
2 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (51.72%) SDLC
4 19 (32.76%) Degree
4 19 (32.76%) PRINCE2
5 17 (29.31%) Finance
5 17 (29.31%) Scrum
6 14 (24.14%) Java
7 13 (22.41%) Mathematics
7 13 (22.41%) Computer Science
8 12 (20.69%) C#
8 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
9 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (18.97%) SQL
10 9 (15.52%) .NET
10 9 (15.52%) Workflow
10 9 (15.52%) Process Management
11 8 (13.79%) ITIL
11 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
12 6 (10.34%) Project Governance
12 6 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (10.34%) Retail
12 6 (10.34%) QA
12 6 (10.34%) Wealth Management
12 6 (10.34%) System Testing
12 6 (10.34%) Change Management
12 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
13 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
13 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (6.90%) Cisco Wireless
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
1 4 (6.90%) SSL
1 4 (6.90%) VPN
1 4 (6.90%) Wireless
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) J2EE
2 1 (1.72%) REST
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Project Management
2 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (51.72%) SDLC
4 19 (32.76%) PRINCE2
5 17 (29.31%) Scrum
6 13 (22.41%) Mathematics
7 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
8 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (15.52%) Process Management
9 9 (15.52%) Workflow
10 8 (13.79%) ITIL
10 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.34%) Change Management
11 6 (10.34%) Project Governance
11 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (10.34%) System Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Wealth Management
12 4 (6.90%) Matrix Management
12 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) Java
2 12 (20.69%) C#
3 11 (18.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.90%) CCNA
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
1 4 (6.90%) Cisco
1 4 (6.90%) Juniper
1 4 (6.90%) VMware
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
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