The median annual salary for a Software Development Project Manager was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Project Manager - Software Development
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 836 836
Rank change year-on-year +30 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Project Manager 77 87 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.092% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 70 82 124
Median salary £56,250 £56,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.88% +3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,250 £72,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.89% -13.63%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 +49 77 £56,250 -2.17% 5
London +9 23 £62,500 -3.84% 2
South East +46 17 £50,000 +7.52% 1
South West +14 10 £48,750 -4.87%
Surrey +30 7 £47,500 +2.70%
City of London +26 7 £45,000 -32.07% 1
West Midlands +12 7 £47,500 -13.63%
East of England +3 7 £52,500 +23.52%
Yorkshire +9 6 £55,000 +51.72%
East Midlands +22 5 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Birmingham +12 5 £47,500 +35.71%
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Nottingham +8 5 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Bristol -14 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Hertfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Oxford - 4 £52,500 -
Watford - 4 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +16 3 £50,000 +37.93%
Swindon - 3 £60,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £60,000 -
West Sussex +7 2 £43,750 -25.84%
Suffolk +2 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Reigate - 2 £57,500 -
Staffordshire +13 1 £33,500 -49.43%
Hampshire +11 1 - -
Leeds +9 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Bury St Edmunds +8 1 £57,500 +11.65%

Software Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 106 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (64.38%) Project Management
3 56 (38.36%) Finance
4 53 (36.30%) PRINCE2
5 48 (32.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (26.71%) SDLC
7 31 (21.23%) Scrum
8 29 (19.86%) .NET
9 22 (15.07%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (14.38%) DevOps
11 20 (13.70%) Waterfall
12 19 (13.01%) Java
12 19 (13.01%) Big Data
13 18 (12.33%) QA
14 17 (11.64%) JIRA
14 17 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (11.64%) Microsoft Project
15 15 (10.27%) SQL
15 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
15 15 (10.27%) Banking
16 14 (9.59%) Degree
17 13 (8.90%) Telecoms
17 13 (8.90%) Change Management
18 12 (8.22%) JavaScript
18 12 (8.22%) Risk Management
19 11 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
20 10 (6.85%) Software Delivery
20 10 (6.85%) Project Planning
20 10 (6.85%) HTML
20 10 (6.85%) CRM

Software Development Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (3.42%) Confluence
1 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.05%) SaaS
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.01%) Big Data
2 3 (2.05%) Couchbase
2 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.05%) Riak
2 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) JIRA
2 9 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.37%) VersionOne
General
1 56 (38.36%) Finance
2 15 (10.27%) Banking
3 13 (8.90%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.79%) Retail
5 6 (4.11%) Games
5 6 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.11%) Marketing
5 6 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.74%) Billing
7 3 (2.05%) Legal
8 2 (1.37%) Advertising
8 2 (1.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
9 1 (0.68%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.86%) .NET
2 10 (6.85%) HTML
3 6 (4.11%) HTML5
4 4 (2.74%) CGI
4 4 (2.74%) CSS
5 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.05%) jQuery
5 3 (2.05%) React
6 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.37%) Java EE
7 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.68%) CSS3
7 1 (0.68%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.16%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.42%) NHS
5 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.74%) PMI
5 4 (2.74%) User Experience
5 4 (2.74%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.37%) BBC
7 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.37%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.37%) Fintech
8 1 (0.68%) CCTV
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.42%) Unix
2 4 (2.74%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (64.38%) Project Management
3 53 (36.30%) PRINCE2
4 48 (32.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (26.71%) SDLC
6 31 (21.23%) Scrum
7 21 (14.38%) DevOps
8 20 (13.70%) Waterfall
9 13 (8.90%) Change Management
10 12 (8.22%) Risk Management
11 10 (6.85%) CRM
11 10 (6.85%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.85%) Project Planning
11 10 (6.85%) Software Delivery
12 9 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.16%) ITIL
12 9 (6.16%) Matrix Management
12 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.79%) Kanban
13 7 (4.79%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.01%) Java
2 15 (10.27%) SQL
3 12 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.48%) C#
5 5 (3.42%) Perl
6 3 (2.05%) C++
7 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.37%) VBScript
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) Python
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (9.59%) Degree
2 9 (6.16%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.11%) PMP
4 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.37%) APMP
6 1 (0.68%) APMG
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.33%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle
2 5 (3.42%) SAP
3 3 (2.05%) Concur
4 2 (1.37%) CA
4 2 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.37%) Lotus
5 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
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