The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 85 90
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 4 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.39% 1.40% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.44% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 12
Median salary £80,000 £35,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +123.77% -28.50%  
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 976 971 1286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.50% 97.00% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 781 772 1049
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Essex

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in Essex

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Essex

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

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in Essex

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex 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
Chelmsford -22 2 £61,250 +67.80%
Software Project Manager
East of England

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Process Management
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Reinsurance
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Degree

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA