Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 705 717 606
Rank change year-on-year +12 -111 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 423 479 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 374 432 702
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% -6.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,250
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +8.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 143,616 160,972 173,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 95.89% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 116,655 130,105 146,174
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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
London +60 140 £61,250 +2.08% 16
South East +32 122 £50,000 - 5
North of England +41 74 £50,000 - 11
Midlands -5 46 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +42 43 £55,000 +10.00% 5
North West +24 31 £45,000 - 6
West Midlands +14 28 £45,000 - 5
South West 0 26 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East Midlands -6 18 £55,000 -4.35%
East of England +13 15 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Software Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Software Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 284 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (59.10%) Project Management
3 141 (33.33%) Finance
4 120 (28.37%) PRINCE2
5 118 (27.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 99 (23.40%) SDLC
7 98 (23.17%) Software Delivery
8 96 (22.70%) Waterfall
9 70 (16.55%) Scrum
10 60 (14.18%) PMI Certification
11 54 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (12.53%) Degree
13 45 (10.64%) Business Analysis
13 45 (10.64%) Risk Management
14 44 (10.40%) JIRA
15 42 (9.93%) Microsoft
16 38 (8.98%) PMI
16 38 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
17 37 (8.75%) PMP
18 36 (8.51%) QA
19 35 (8.27%) Microsoft Project
19 35 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (8.04%) Analytics
21 30 (7.09%) Computer Science
22 29 (6.86%) .NET
22 29 (6.86%) PMO
23 28 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
23 28 (6.62%) Change Management
24 27 (6.38%) Line Management
24 27 (6.38%) Workshop Facilitation

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 21 (4.96%) Confluence
2 4 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (0.95%) CMS
2 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (8.27%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.91%) SaaS
2 14 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.71%) PaaS
6 2 (0.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.47%) Slack
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.18%) Internet
2 3 (0.71%) VoIP
3 1 (0.24%) FTP
3 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.78%) Big Data
2 8 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.24%) EDMS
5 1 (0.24%) GIS
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (10.40%) JIRA
2 11 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.71%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
General
1 141 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (5.67%) Banking
3 22 (5.20%) Retail
4 19 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (4.26%) Legal
5 18 (4.26%) Marketing
6 12 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.65%) German Language
9 6 (1.42%) Back Office
10 4 (0.95%) Billing
10 4 (0.95%) Electronics
11 3 (0.71%) Advertising
11 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.71%) French Language
11 3 (0.71%) Games
11 3 (0.71%) Local Government
12 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.86%) .NET
2 4 (0.95%) Web Services
3 3 (0.71%) LAMP
4 2 (0.47%) CSS
4 2 (0.47%) HTML
4 2 (0.47%) J2EE
4 2 (0.47%) JSON
4 2 (0.47%) Middleware
4 2 (0.47%) Velocity
5 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.24%) CSS3
5 1 (0.24%) EDI
5 1 (0.24%) HTML5
5 1 (0.24%) jQuery
5 1 (0.24%) Node.js
5 1 (0.24%) WCF
5 1 (0.24%) XML
5 1 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.98%) PMI
2 35 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.26%) Algorithms
5 18 (4.26%) Fintech
6 16 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.36%) iPad
7 10 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.89%) User Experience
8 8 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.65%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.18%) Social Network
11 3 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.71%) NHS
12 2 (0.47%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.47%) Life Science
12 2 (0.47%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.71%) Unix
2 2 (0.47%) Windows
3 1 (0.24%) AIX
3 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.24%) Solaris
3 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (59.10%) Project Management
3 120 (28.37%) PRINCE2
4 118 (27.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 99 (23.40%) SDLC
6 98 (23.17%) Software Delivery
7 96 (22.70%) Waterfall
8 70 (16.55%) Scrum
9 54 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
10 45 (10.64%) Business Analysis
10 45 (10.64%) Risk Management
11 38 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (8.04%) Analytics
13 28 (6.62%) Change Management
14 27 (6.38%) Line Management
14 27 (6.38%) Workshop Facilitation
15 25 (5.91%) E-Commerce
15 25 (5.91%) Software Engineering
16 24 (5.67%) Mentoring
17 22 (5.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.20%) SQL
2 19 (4.49%) Java
3 11 (2.60%) C#
4 9 (2.13%) PHP
5 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.71%) Scala
6 1 (0.24%) Python
6 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (14.18%) PMI Certification
2 53 (12.53%) Degree
3 37 (8.75%) PMP
4 22 (5.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.89%) PhD
7 7 (1.65%) APMP
8 6 (1.42%) APMG
9 3 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.51%) QA
2 29 (6.86%) PMO
3 4 (0.95%) EMIR
4 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.47%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.84%) SAP
3 10 (2.36%) hybris
4 6 (1.42%) ATG
4 6 (1.42%) Oracle
5 5 (1.18%) IBM
6 3 (0.71%) Cisco
6 3 (0.71%) Juniper
6 3 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.47%) Workday
8 1 (0.24%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.24%) CA
8 1 (0.24%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.24%) Capita
8 1 (0.24%) Kofax
8 1 (0.24%) Tableau
8 1 (0.24%) Twitter
8 1 (0.24%) Wrike