Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 699 610 548
Rank change year-on-year -89 -62 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 474 629 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.39% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 425 611 861
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £54,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.68% +9.50% -

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 155,960 160,760 188,119
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 127,712 134,832 158,739
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -5 138 £60,000 -5.88% 25
South East -2 112 £50,000 -4.76% 12
North of England -62 82 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Midlands +16 68 £45,000 -18.18% 19
West Midlands +16 55 £45,000 -18.18% 15
South West 0 44 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire -36 40 £47,500 -13.64% 7
North West -14 36 £42,500 +17.24% 3
East of England -25 29 £55,000 +4.76% 3
East Midlands +8 13 £75,000 +15.38% 4
North East - 6 £52,500 -
Software Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 315 (66.46%) Project Management
2 300 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (37.76%) PRINCE2
4 137 (28.90%) Finance
5 117 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 102 (21.52%) Scrum
6 102 (21.52%) Software Delivery
7 95 (20.04%) SDLC
8 83 (17.51%) Waterfall
9 81 (17.09%) Microsoft
10 71 (14.98%) Microsoft Project
11 60 (12.66%) Degree
12 55 (11.60%) Risk Management
13 53 (11.18%) .NET
14 46 (9.70%) SaaS
15 43 (9.07%) PMI Certification
16 42 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (8.02%) CRM
18 37 (7.81%) PMP
19 36 (7.59%) PRINCE
20 35 (7.38%) Change Management
21 32 (6.75%) Retail
21 32 (6.75%) Business Analysis
22 29 (6.12%) PMI
22 29 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 28 (5.91%) Java
23 28 (5.91%) Change Control
24 27 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
25 26 (5.49%) Mentoring
26 25 (5.27%) Coaching

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 8 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.48%) CMS
3 4 (0.84%) Confluence
4 3 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.21%) Drupal
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (14.98%) Microsoft Project
2 27 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.70%) SaaS
2 14 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.69%) Office 365
5 4 (0.84%) Trello
6 3 (0.63%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.21%) AdWords
8 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.84%) Internet
2 3 (0.63%) Extranet
2 3 (0.63%) HTTP
3 2 (0.42%) LAN
3 2 (0.42%) SMS
3 2 (0.42%) VPN
3 2 (0.42%) WAN
3 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.21%) Intranet
4 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.11%) Big Data
3 5 (1.05%) Power BI
4 3 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.42%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (5.06%) JIRA
2 6 (1.27%) JIRA Agile
2 6 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 137 (28.90%) Finance
2 32 (6.75%) Retail
3 25 (5.27%) Law
4 12 (2.53%) Banking
5 7 (1.48%) Billing
5 7 (1.48%) Marketing
6 6 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.05%) Advertising
7 5 (1.05%) Legal
7 5 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.84%) Automotive
8 4 (0.84%) Electronics
9 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.42%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.18%) .NET
2 11 (2.32%) .NET Framework
3 10 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (1.27%) HTML
5 6 (1.27%) REST
6 5 (1.05%) HTML5
7 4 (0.84%) XML
8 3 (0.63%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.63%) Kendo UI
8 3 (0.63%) React
8 3 (0.63%) WPF
9 2 (0.42%) CSS
9 2 (0.42%) J2EE
9 2 (0.42%) Node.js
9 2 (0.42%) Velocity
10 1 (0.21%) Java EE
10 1 (0.21%) JSON
10 1 (0.21%) Middleware
10 1 (0.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.12%) PMI
3 21 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.90%) User Experience
7 7 (1.48%) Fintech
7 7 (1.48%) Reinsurance
8 6 (1.27%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.05%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.84%) NHS
11 3 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.63%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.63%) FMCG
12 2 (0.42%) CCTV
12 2 (0.42%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.27%) Linux
2 4 (0.84%) Unix
2 4 (0.84%) Windows
3 1 (0.21%) Android
3 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.21%) Solaris
3 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (66.46%) Project Management
2 300 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (37.76%) PRINCE2
4 117 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (21.52%) Scrum
5 102 (21.52%) Software Delivery
6 95 (20.04%) SDLC
7 83 (17.51%) Waterfall
8 55 (11.60%) Risk Management
9 38 (8.02%) CRM
10 36 (7.59%) PRINCE
11 35 (7.38%) Change Management
12 32 (6.75%) Business Analysis
13 28 (5.91%) Change Control
14 26 (5.49%) Mentoring
15 25 (5.27%) Coaching
16 22 (4.64%) ERP
16 22 (4.64%) Web Development
17 21 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (4.43%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.91%) Java
2 24 (5.06%) C#
3 15 (3.16%) SQL
4 9 (1.90%) C
5 7 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.27%) Python
7 5 (1.05%) C++
7 5 (1.05%) Ruby
8 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.21%) Clojure
10 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.21%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.21%) Groovy
10 1 (0.21%) Perl
10 1 (0.21%) Scala
10 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (12.66%) Degree
2 43 (9.07%) PMI Certification
3 37 (7.81%) PMP
4 29 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 24 (5.06%) Security Cleared
6 19 (4.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (3.16%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.27%) APMP
9 4 (0.84%) APMG
10 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.42%) PhD
12 1 (0.21%) CAPM
12 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.21%) HNC
12 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.85%) QA
2 12 (2.53%) PMO
3 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.21%) GDPR
5 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.63%) Firmware
3 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 81 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.22%) Sitecore
3 10 (2.11%) Capita
4 5 (1.05%) Citrix
4 5 (1.05%) Oracle
4 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.05%) SAP
5 4 (0.84%) VMware
6 3 (0.63%) Telerik
7 2 (0.42%) Google
8 1 (0.21%) iManage
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat