Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 256 303
Rank change year-on-year -33 +47 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 47 77 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.74% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.76% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 39 85 46
South West median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% -

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 9,873 10,101 11,402
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.92% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8,136 8,456 9,591
South West median annual salary £40,223 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -46 22 £45,000 -
Wiltshire -8 7 £39,000 -29.09%
Gloucestershire +38 6 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Somerset +5 4 £47,500 -15.56% 1
Devon +21 3 £38,375 +1.28% 1
Dorset -28 2 £52,500 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 33 (70.21%) Project Management
2 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (61.70%) PRINCE2
4 21 (44.68%) Software Delivery
5 19 (40.43%) Degree
6 18 (38.30%) Waterfall
7 13 (27.66%) SDLC
8 12 (25.53%) .NET
8 12 (25.53%) PMI Certification
8 12 (25.53%) PMI
9 11 (23.40%) PRINCE
9 11 (23.40%) Sitecore
10 9 (19.15%) Finance
11 8 (17.02%) ERP
11 8 (17.02%) SaaS
12 6 (12.77%) Change Management
12 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
12 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
13 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (10.64%) Scrum
14 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (8.51%) PMP
14 4 (8.51%) CRM
14 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
14 4 (8.51%) TDD
14 4 (8.51%) Line Management
14 4 (8.51%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
14 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (6.38%) Time Management
15 3 (6.38%) Performance Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Law
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) HTML5
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) PMI
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Project Management
2 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (61.70%) PRINCE2
4 21 (44.68%) Software Delivery
5 18 (38.30%) Waterfall
6 13 (27.66%) SDLC
7 11 (23.40%) PRINCE
8 8 (17.02%) ERP
9 6 (12.77%) Change Management
9 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Scrum
10 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.51%) CRM
11 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.51%) Line Management
11 4 (8.51%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
11 4 (8.51%) TDD
12 3 (6.38%) Performance Management
12 3 (6.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) C++
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.51%) PMP
3 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) APMP
5 1 (2.13%) HNC
5 1 (2.13%) HND
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Google