The median annual salary for a Software Development Project Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager - Software Development
UK
Rank 788 854 800
Rank change year-on-year +66 -54  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Project Manager 69 94 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.095% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67 73 137
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% -6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Development Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Project Manager in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Development Project Manager in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Project Manager over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Project Manager in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England +78 69 £55,000 +7.84% 6
South East +69 28 £46,000 -8.00% 4
London +39 15 £55,000 -
South West +28 13 £65,000 +62.50%
Bristol +15 12 £65,000 +62.50%
Hampshire +30 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Surrey +44 6 £65,000 +13.04%
Berkshire +41 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East of England +24 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Midlands +22 5 £58,750 +23.68%
East Grinstead +21 5 £45,000 -
West Sussex +15 5 £45,000 +16.12%
Bracknell - 5 £47,500 -
Farnborough - 5 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £47,500 - 1
Potters Bar - 4 £47,500 -
Staffordshire +11 3 £60,000 +71.42%
Beckenham - 3 £54,000 -
City of London +45 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Kent +23 2 £45,000 -21.73%
Yorkshire +17 2 £39,250 -21.50%
West Yorkshire +17 2 £39,250 -21.50%
Southampton +13 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Birmingham +12 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £70,000 -
Leeds - 2 £39,250 -
Maidstone - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands +2 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £75,000 -

Software Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Software Development 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 featuring Software Development Project Manager in the job title.

1 75 (65.79%) Project Management
2 71 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (45.61%) Finance
4 40 (35.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (28.07%) SDLC
6 29 (25.44%) PRINCE2
7 23 (20.18%) Telecoms
8 21 (18.42%) SQL
8 21 (18.42%) .NET
8 21 (18.42%) Banking
9 20 (17.54%) Scrum
10 19 (16.67%) DevOps
11 17 (14.91%) Big Data
12 16 (14.04%) Waterfall
13 15 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (13.16%) Java
14 14 (12.28%) HTML
15 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
16 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
16 12 (10.53%) Matrix Management
17 11 (9.65%) Change Management
17 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
17 11 (9.65%) Manufacturing
17 11 (9.65%) Retail
17 11 (9.65%) Degree
17 11 (9.65%) QA
18 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
18 10 (8.77%) MS Project
18 10 (8.77%) ITIL
18 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills

Software Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.77%) MS Project
3 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.63%) MS Office
4 3 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (3.51%) Firewall
2 4 (3.51%) SSL
2 4 (3.51%) VPN
2 4 (3.51%) Wireless
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) Big Data
2 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.39%) JIRA
2 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.75%) VersionOne
General
1 52 (45.61%) Finance
2 23 (20.18%) Telecoms
3 21 (18.42%) Banking
4 11 (9.65%) Manufacturing
4 11 (9.65%) Retail
5 6 (5.26%) Marketing
6 5 (4.39%) Games
7 3 (2.63%) Electronics
7 3 (2.63%) French Language
7 3 (2.63%) German Language
8 2 (1.75%) Advertising
8 2 (1.75%) Back Office
8 2 (1.75%) Front Office
9 1 (0.88%) Automotive
9 1 (0.88%) Billing
9 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) .NET
2 14 (12.28%) HTML
3 7 (6.14%) CGI
3 7 (6.14%) HTML5
4 5 (4.39%) CSS
5 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.51%) XML
6 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.63%) jQuery
7 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.75%) CSS3
7 2 (1.75%) Java EE
8 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.14%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.26%) PMI
5 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.75%) BBC
7 2 (1.75%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.75%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) Contactless
8 1 (0.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (65.79%) Project Management
2 71 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (35.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (28.07%) SDLC
5 29 (25.44%) PRINCE2
6 20 (17.54%) Scrum
7 19 (16.67%) DevOps
8 16 (14.04%) Waterfall
9 12 (10.53%) Matrix Management
10 11 (9.65%) Change Management
11 10 (8.77%) ITIL
12 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.14%) Matrix Organization
13 7 (6.14%) Project Planning
14 6 (5.26%) Quality Management
15 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.39%) CRM
15 5 (4.39%) Risk Analysis
15 5 (4.39%) Risk Management
15 5 (4.39%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) SQL
2 15 (13.16%) Java
3 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.14%) Perl
5 5 (4.39%) C#
6 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.51%) CCNA
3 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.63%) APMP
4 3 (2.63%) PMP
4 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) MiFID
3 2 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
3 4 (3.51%) Cisco
3 4 (3.51%) Juniper
3 4 (3.51%) VMware
4 3 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (2.63%) SAP
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