The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 372 366
Rank change year-on-year +39 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 63 68 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.37% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 51 58 109
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,800 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.88% -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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in the South East

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in the South East

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in the South East

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hampshire +9 17 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Surrey +33 11 £48,500 +14.11%
Berkshire +26 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Sussex +20 7 £50,000 -29.57% 2
Oxfordshire +15 7 £48,000 -12.72% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £27,500 -35.29% 2
West Sussex +7 3 £37,500 -37.50%
Middlesex +1 1 £55,000 -1.78%
Home Counties - 1 £55,000 -
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 94 (69.63%) Project Management
2 69 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (37.04%) PRINCE2
4 39 (28.89%) Finance
5 35 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (24.44%) Scrum
7 22 (16.30%) Degree
8 21 (15.56%) SDLC
9 20 (14.81%) Waterfall
9 20 (14.81%) Risk Management
10 19 (14.07%) QA
11 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 18 (13.33%) .NET
12 17 (12.59%) Java
13 15 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (10.37%) Software Delivery
14 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Project
14 14 (10.37%) Business Analysis
15 13 (9.63%) PMP
15 13 (9.63%) PMI Certification
16 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (8.89%) Project Planning
17 11 (8.15%) E-Commerce
17 11 (8.15%) Line Management
18 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (7.41%) ITIL
18 10 (7.41%) SQL
18 10 (7.41%) Manufacturing
18 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
19 9 (6.67%) CRM

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Primavera
2 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) Couchbase
1 3 (2.22%) MySQL
1 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.22%) Spotfire
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) JIRA
2 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (28.89%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.70%) Games
4 5 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.96%) Automotive
6 3 (2.22%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.22%) Retail
7 2 (1.48%) Electronics
7 2 (1.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.33%) .NET
2 5 (3.70%) CGI
2 5 (3.70%) HTML
3 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (2.22%) React
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.67%) PMI
3 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.70%) NHS
5 4 (2.96%) Life Science
6 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.93%) Unix
2 7 (5.19%) Windows
3 3 (2.22%) Android
3 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.22%) Linux
3 3 (2.22%) Solaris
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (69.63%) Project Management
2 69 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (37.04%) PRINCE2
4 35 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (24.44%) Scrum
6 21 (15.56%) SDLC
7 20 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 20 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 14 (10.37%) Business Analysis
8 14 (10.37%) Software Delivery
9 12 (8.89%) Project Planning
10 11 (8.15%) E-Commerce
10 11 (8.15%) Line Management
11 10 (7.41%) ITIL
12 9 (6.67%) CRM
12 9 (6.67%) PRINCE
13 8 (5.93%) Change Management
13 8 (5.93%) Resource Allocation
14 7 (5.19%) Agile Project Management
14 7 (5.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.59%) Java
2 10 (7.41%) SQL
3 8 (5.93%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.93%) Perl
4 6 (4.44%) C#
5 4 (2.96%) C
5 4 (2.96%) C++
5 4 (2.96%) Python
6 3 (2.22%) Embedded C
6 3 (2.22%) Embedded C++
6 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Degree
2 15 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (9.63%) PMI Certification
3 13 (9.63%) PMP
4 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) APMG
6 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.74%) APMP
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.07%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.48%) PMO
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.93%) Oracle
3 6 (4.44%) SAP
4 3 (2.22%) Apple
4 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.48%) Tableau
6 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
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