Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 11 December 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
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 289 294
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 23 49 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 47 75
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,678 10,003 10,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 97.55% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,803 8,286 8,768
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,625 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in the South West

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in the South West

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in the South West

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Bristol -7 10 £43,750 -2.78% 2
Gloucestershire +20 7 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Devon +8 2 £38,000 -0.98%
Wiltshire -11 2 £39,625 +21.92%
Somerset +24 1 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Cornwall - 1 £32,000 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 South West region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Games
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) Change Control
7 2 (8.70%) SaaS
7 2 (8.70%) PaaS
7 2 (8.70%) IaaS
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) Logistics
7 2 (8.70%) JIRA
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Proactive Management
7 2 (8.70%) Fintech
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
7 2 (8.70%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) User Experience

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Fintech
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Change Control
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) Logistics
7 2 (8.70%) Proactive Management
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MBA
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) SAP
1 1 (4.35%) Wrike