Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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 West
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 284 311
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 46 57 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.53% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.54% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 44 76 44
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £74,625 £61,250 £56,500
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 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 10022 10481 11294
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.89% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8277 8841 9597
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,678 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 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
Bristol -13 27 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Gloucestershire +22 4 £55,000 +15.79%
Wiltshire -11 4 £32,500 -27.78%
Devon +15 3 £38,375 +1.28%
Dorset -11 3 £47,500 +5.56%
Somerset -6 2 £47,500 -13.64%
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 West region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 35 (76.09%) Project Management
2 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (63.04%) PRINCE2
4 22 (47.83%) Software Delivery
5 19 (41.30%) Degree
6 17 (36.96%) Waterfall
7 13 (28.26%) .NET
8 12 (26.09%) PMI Certification
8 12 (26.09%) Finance
9 11 (23.91%) PMI
9 11 (23.91%) SDLC
10 10 (21.74%) Scrum
11 8 (17.39%) PRINCE
11 8 (17.39%) ERP
11 8 (17.39%) SaaS
11 8 (17.39%) Sitecore
12 7 (15.22%) Change Management
13 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
13 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (10.87%) PMP
14 5 (10.87%) CRM
14 5 (10.87%) C#
14 5 (10.87%) TDD
14 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
14 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (10.87%) Line Management
15 4 (8.70%) HTML5
15 4 (8.70%) Computer Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Law
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) HTML5
3 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.52%) Node.js
4 2 (4.35%) Java EE
4 2 (4.35%) React
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) PMI
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.17%) Digital TV
6 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Project Management
2 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (63.04%) PRINCE2
4 22 (47.83%) Software Delivery
5 17 (36.96%) Waterfall
6 11 (23.91%) SDLC
7 10 (21.74%) Scrum
8 8 (17.39%) ERP
8 8 (17.39%) PRINCE
9 7 (15.22%) Change Management
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.87%) CRM
10 5 (10.87%) Line Management
10 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.87%) TDD
11 4 (8.70%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
12 3 (6.52%) People Management
12 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
12 3 (6.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) C#
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) PMI Certification
3 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (10.87%) PMP
4 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) APMP
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.17%) HNC
6 1 (2.17%) HND
6 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PMO
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.17%) GDPR
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) CA
3 1 (2.17%) Lotus
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft