Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 429 459 469
Rank change year-on-year +30 +10 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 126 139 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 110 161 202
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £39,775 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,625 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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
Thames Valley +35 52 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East Sussex +30 34 £50,000 -29.58% 1
Berkshire +26 21 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Surrey +5 21 £48,500 +14.12% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 16 £50,000 +11.11%
Oxfordshire -10 15 £43,000 -21.82% 1
Hampshire -17 12 £45,000 - 1
Kent +20 2 £53,750 -6.52%
West Sussex -9 2 £37,500 -38.52% 1
Middlesex +10 1 £55,000 -
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 22 November 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 92 (73.02%) Project Management
2 90 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 34 (26.98%) Finance
5 32 (25.40%) Scrum
6 30 (23.81%) Risk Management
7 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Project
7 25 (19.84%) Software Delivery
8 24 (19.05%) Waterfall
9 22 (17.46%) SDLC
9 22 (17.46%) Degree
10 21 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (15.87%) Java
12 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (14.29%) People Management
13 18 (14.29%) PMP
14 17 (13.49%) ITIL
15 16 (12.70%) Business Analysis
16 15 (11.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 15 (11.90%) QA
16 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
16 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
16 15 (11.90%) CRM
17 14 (11.11%) .NET
17 14 (11.11%) SaaS
18 13 (10.32%) Change Management
18 13 (10.32%) PMI Certification
19 12 (9.52%) JIRA
20 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
21 10 (7.94%) C#

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 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (11.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Primavera
1 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 2 (1.59%) MySQL
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.59%) Spotfire
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 34 (26.98%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.76%) Automotive
4 5 (3.97%) Law
5 4 (3.17%) Banking
5 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.17%) Retail
6 3 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.59%) Legal
7 2 (1.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.11%) .NET
2 7 (5.56%) React
3 3 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.59%) Web Services
4 2 (1.59%) WPF
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.38%) NHS
3 3 (2.38%) PMI
3 3 (2.38%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.59%) Contactless
4 2 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.59%) Life Science
4 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.59%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) Linux
2 6 (4.76%) Solaris
2 6 (4.76%) Unix
2 6 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (73.02%) Project Management
2 90 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 32 (25.40%) Scrum
5 30 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 25 (19.84%) Software Delivery
7 24 (19.05%) Waterfall
8 22 (17.46%) SDLC
9 21 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (14.29%) People Management
11 17 (13.49%) ITIL
12 16 (12.70%) Business Analysis
13 15 (11.90%) CRM
13 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
14 13 (10.32%) Change Management
15 8 (6.35%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.35%) ITIL V3
15 8 (6.35%) Translating Business Requirements
15 8 (6.35%) Wealth Management
15 8 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.87%) Java
2 10 (7.94%) C#
3 9 (7.14%) C
4 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.76%) C++
5 6 (4.76%) Embedded C
5 6 (4.76%) Embedded C++
5 6 (4.76%) Perl
5 6 (4.76%) Python
5 6 (4.76%) Ruby
6 3 (2.38%) SQL
7 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (17.46%) Degree
2 18 (14.29%) PMP
3 13 (10.32%) PMI Certification
4 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.76%) APMG
6 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.38%) APMP
7 3 (2.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.90%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (7.14%) SAP
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle
5 2 (1.59%) Tableau
5 2 (1.59%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.79%) Capita