The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 534 463
Rank change year-on-year -7 -71  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 324 435 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.45% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.46% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 300 383 529
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,300 £38,725
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79085 93745 100496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.38% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66255 79577 82766
Median salary £46,500 £47,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.58% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in England

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in England

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in England

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
South East +78 75 £50,000 - 2
London -42 64 £60,000 -4.00% 11
South West +58 58 £55,000 +22.22% 8
East of England +2 34 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Yorkshire -5 33 £55,000 +29.41% 4
West Midlands +11 30 £42,500 -8.60% 6
North West -49 12 £37,500 -3.84% 6
East Midlands +3 9 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North East +4 2 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Software Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 England region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 376 (63.09%) Project Management
2 355 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (35.91%) PRINCE2
4 193 (32.38%) Finance
5 167 (28.02%) SDLC
6 149 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 126 (21.14%) Scrum
8 108 (18.12%) Waterfall
9 99 (16.61%) Software Delivery
10 97 (16.28%) Degree
11 72 (12.08%) .NET
12 63 (10.57%) Banking
13 58 (9.73%) PMI Certification
14 55 (9.23%) PMP
15 49 (8.22%) SQL
16 48 (8.05%) Java
16 48 (8.05%) CRM
17 47 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 47 (7.89%) Risk Management
18 45 (7.55%) Telecoms
18 45 (7.55%) Microsoft
19 44 (7.38%) Change Management
20 40 (6.71%) PRINCE
21 39 (6.54%) Big Data
22 38 (6.38%) C#
23 35 (5.87%) PMI
23 35 (5.87%) Computer Science
24 34 (5.70%) Microsoft Project
25 33 (5.54%) ITIL
25 33 (5.54%) Greenfield Project

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (1.51%) Confluence
2 8 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 34 (5.70%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.67%) Sonata
3 3 (0.50%) Bloomberg AIM
3 3 (0.50%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.50%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Finacle
5 1 (0.17%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Primavera
5 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.86%) SaaS
2 21 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Force.com
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.50%) Skype
3 1 (0.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.54%) Big Data
2 12 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.50%) Riak
4 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.17%) MySQL
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (3.52%) JIRA
2 13 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.34%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 193 (32.38%) Finance
2 63 (10.57%) Banking
3 45 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 32 (5.37%) Retail
5 15 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.85%) Billing
6 11 (1.85%) Electronics
6 11 (1.85%) Legal
6 11 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.51%) Games
8 7 (1.17%) Advertising
8 7 (1.17%) French Language
8 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.01%) Marketing
10 5 (0.84%) Automotive
10 5 (0.84%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.67%) Back Office
11 4 (0.67%) German Language
11 4 (0.67%) Law
12 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.08%) .NET
2 19 (3.19%) HTML
3 12 (2.01%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.51%) HTML5
5 8 (1.34%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.34%) CGI
6 6 (1.01%) CSS
7 5 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (0.67%) Java EE
8 4 (0.67%) jQuery
9 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.50%) Node.js
9 3 (0.50%) XML
10 2 (0.34%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.34%) CSS3
11 1 (0.17%) EDI
11 1 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.17%) J2EE
11 1 (0.17%) Velocity
11 1 (0.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.87%) Computer Science
1 35 (5.87%) PMI
2 33 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.52%) NHS
5 19 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.52%) User Experience
8 14 (2.35%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.68%) Fintech
10 8 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.01%) iPad
12 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.84%) EPoS
13 4 (0.67%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.67%) Reinsurance
14 3 (0.50%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.50%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.50%) Driving Licence
15 2 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.34%) Unix
1 8 (1.34%) Windows
2 5 (0.84%) Android
2 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
2 5 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (63.09%) Project Management
2 355 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (35.91%) PRINCE2
4 167 (28.02%) SDLC
5 149 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 126 (21.14%) Scrum
7 108 (18.12%) Waterfall
8 99 (16.61%) Software Delivery
9 48 (8.05%) CRM
10 47 (7.89%) Risk Management
11 44 (7.38%) Change Management
12 40 (6.71%) PRINCE
13 33 (5.54%) ITIL
14 31 (5.20%) Change Control
15 30 (5.03%) Business Analysis
15 30 (5.03%) DevOps
16 29 (4.87%) Software Engineering
17 27 (4.53%) Process Improvement
18 26 (4.36%) Line Management
19 24 (4.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.22%) SQL
2 48 (8.05%) Java
3 38 (6.38%) C#
4 18 (3.02%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.68%) C
6 8 (1.34%) Perl
7 5 (0.84%) C++
7 5 (0.84%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.50%) Scala
10 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.17%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.17%) PHP
11 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 97 (16.28%) Degree
2 58 (9.73%) PMI Certification
3 55 (9.23%) PMP
4 47 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 24 (4.03%) Security Cleared
6 23 (3.86%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.51%) APMP
9 3 (0.50%) APMG
9 3 (0.50%) MBA
10 2 (0.34%) HNC
10 2 (0.34%) ISEB
11 1 (0.17%) CAPM
11 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.87%) QA
2 10 (1.68%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.17%) PMO
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) MiFID
5 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (0.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 45 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.68%) Oracle
3 12 (2.01%) SAP
4 5 (0.84%) Apple
4 5 (0.84%) Sitecore
5 4 (0.67%) Charles River
5 4 (0.67%) FNZ
5 4 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.50%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (0.50%) Eze Castle Integration
6 3 (0.50%) SimCorp
7 2 (0.34%) Baan
7 2 (0.34%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe
8 1 (0.17%) CA
8 1 (0.17%) Misys
8 1 (0.17%) SunGard
8 1 (0.17%) Temenos
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 25 days hols, 2x life assurance, 6%
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus/ Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus/ Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £57,000 to £67,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum car allowance + bonus + 25 days’ hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago