Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 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
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 644 578 501
Rank change year-on-year -66 -77 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 572 823 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.45% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 521 769 1149
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £74,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 160394 183462 200536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 131344 155892 166148
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +88 136 £50,000 +11.11% 4
London -114 122 £60,000 -7.69% 9
South West +60 95 £53,750 +19.44% 4
Midlands +20 80 £47,500 -5.00% 5
North of England -95 71 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East of England -4 59 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Yorkshire -54 49 £49,000 +8.89% 3
West Midlands +13 47 £42,500 -15.00% 3
East Midlands +40 32 £52,500 +5.00% 2
North West -62 20 £37,500 -3.85% 1
North East +19 2 £42,500 +40.50%
Software Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 387 (67.66%) Project Management
2 345 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (37.24%) PRINCE2
4 165 (28.85%) Finance
5 135 (23.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 134 (23.43%) SDLC
7 122 (21.33%) Scrum
8 95 (16.61%) Degree
9 93 (16.26%) Waterfall
10 79 (13.81%) Software Delivery
11 72 (12.59%) .NET
12 54 (9.44%) Risk Management
13 51 (8.92%) PMI Certification
14 47 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 47 (8.22%) Java
15 46 (8.04%) Software Engineering
16 45 (7.87%) PMP
17 42 (7.34%) Business Analysis
18 41 (7.17%) CRM
18 41 (7.17%) Microsoft Project
19 40 (6.99%) Change Management
20 38 (6.64%) C#
20 38 (6.64%) Computer Science
21 36 (6.29%) ITIL
21 36 (6.29%) Microsoft
22 34 (5.94%) PRINCE
22 34 (5.94%) Banking
22 34 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
23 33 (5.77%) E-Commerce
23 33 (5.77%) SQL

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 (1.57%) Confluence
1 9 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.70%) CMS
3 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 41 (7.17%) Microsoft Project
2 31 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Bloomberg AIM
1 3 (0.52%) Primavera
1 3 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
1 3 (0.52%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.67%) SaaS
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.17%) Force.com
4 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.35%) Skype
1 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.17%) Extranet
2 1 (0.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.59%) Big Data
2 18 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.05%) Couchbase
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.70%) MySQL
5 4 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.52%) Spotfire
6 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.17%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (5.42%) JIRA
2 13 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.35%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.17%) CA Flowdock
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 165 (28.85%) Finance
2 34 (5.94%) Banking
3 25 (4.37%) Retail
4 24 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.32%) Legal
6 14 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.92%) Automotive
8 11 (1.92%) Games
9 8 (1.40%) Billing
10 7 (1.22%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.22%) Law
10 7 (1.22%) Marketing
11 6 (1.05%) Electronics
12 5 (0.87%) Advertising
13 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.70%) Publishing
13 4 (0.70%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.52%) French Language
14 3 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.59%) .NET
2 13 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 9 (1.57%) HTML
4 8 (1.40%) React
5 6 (1.05%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.05%) HTML5
6 5 (0.87%) Java EE
7 3 (0.52%) MDX
7 3 (0.52%) Node.js
7 3 (0.52%) Web Services
8 2 (0.35%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.35%) CGI
9 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.17%) CakePHP
9 1 (0.17%) CSS
9 1 (0.17%) jQuery
9 1 (0.17%) LAMP
9 1 (0.17%) Middleware
9 1 (0.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.64%) Computer Science
2 34 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (3.85%) PMI
4 22 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 18 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.15%) User Experience
6 17 (2.97%) NHS
7 13 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.87%) Fintech
8 5 (0.87%) Reinsurance
9 4 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.70%) Life Science
10 3 (0.52%) iPad
10 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.35%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.35%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.15%) Windows
2 8 (1.40%) Unix
3 7 (1.22%) Linux
4 6 (1.05%) Solaris
5 3 (0.52%) Android
5 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (67.66%) Project Management
2 345 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (37.24%) PRINCE2
4 135 (23.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 134 (23.43%) SDLC
6 122 (21.33%) Scrum
7 93 (16.26%) Waterfall
8 79 (13.81%) Software Delivery
9 54 (9.44%) Risk Management
10 46 (8.04%) Software Engineering
11 42 (7.34%) Business Analysis
12 41 (7.17%) CRM
13 40 (6.99%) Change Management
14 36 (6.29%) ITIL
15 34 (5.94%) PRINCE
16 33 (5.77%) E-Commerce
17 29 (5.07%) DevOps
17 29 (5.07%) Project Planning
18 24 (4.20%) Coaching
19 23 (4.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.22%) Java
2 38 (6.64%) C#
3 33 (5.77%) SQL
4 17 (2.97%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.45%) C++
6 9 (1.57%) C
7 8 (1.40%) Perl
7 8 (1.40%) Ruby
8 7 (1.22%) Python
9 6 (1.05%) Embedded C
9 6 (1.05%) Embedded C++
9 6 (1.05%) VBScript
10 4 (0.70%) VB
11 3 (0.52%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.35%) PHP
12 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (16.61%) Degree
2 51 (8.92%) PMI Certification
3 47 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 45 (7.87%) PMP
5 27 (4.72%) Security Cleared
6 26 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 20 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 18 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.57%) APMG
10 6 (1.05%) APMP
11 3 (0.52%) MBA
12 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.07%) QA
2 12 (2.10%) PMO
3 11 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (0.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 36 (6.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.27%) SAP
3 10 (1.75%) Oracle
4 9 (1.57%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.52%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.52%) CA
7 3 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (0.52%) Charles River
7 3 (0.52%) Concur
7 3 (0.52%) Eze Castle Integration
7 3 (0.52%) Lotus
7 3 (0.52%) SimCorp
7 3 (0.52%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.35%) Apple
8 2 (0.35%) Tableau
9 1 (0.17%) Baan
9 1 (0.17%) JD Edwards
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - Please contact for further details
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
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City, London
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + plus 10% bonus
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Salary: Circa £50k plus benefits plus bonus
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