Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Project Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1062 1108 1097
Rank change year-on-year +46 -11 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Project Manager 115 114 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.060% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.062% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 101 109 202
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £41,825
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £72,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Software Development Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Project Manager in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Top 13 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 6 months to 18 November 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
England +28 113 £58,500 +6.36% 7
UK excluding London +59 76 £50,000 - 5
London +5 39 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South East +30 26 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Midlands +32 20 £55,000 - 1
North of England +10 13 £50,000 +42.86% 1
West Midlands +23 11 £45,750 -29.62% 1
Yorkshire +42 10 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +40 9 £75,000 +50.00%
South West -11 8 £43,750 -14.63% 1
East of England +6 7 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North West -25 3 £48,750 +39.29% 1
Scotland -6 2 £36,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 86 (74.78%) Agile Software Development
1 86 (74.78%) Project Management
2 46 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (33.91%) PRINCE2
4 38 (33.04%) Finance
5 31 (26.96%) SDLC
6 25 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 25 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 23 (20.00%) .NET
7 23 (20.00%) Scrum
8 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Project
9 19 (16.52%) JIRA
10 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (15.65%) Java
11 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (13.91%) E-Commerce
12 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
13 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
14 14 (12.17%) Law
15 12 (10.43%) Software Delivery
16 11 (9.57%) Big Data
17 10 (8.70%) Retail
17 10 (8.70%) Change Management
17 10 (8.70%) C#
17 10 (8.70%) Waterfall
17 10 (8.70%) DevOps
18 9 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
18 9 (7.83%) Greenfield Project
18 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
18 9 (7.83%) SQL Server

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 3 (2.61%) Confluence
2 1 (0.87%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.61%) SaaS
4 2 (1.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) Big Data
2 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.09%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.61%) Power BI
5 1 (0.87%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 19 (16.52%) JIRA
2 2 (1.74%) JIRA Agile
General
1 38 (33.04%) Finance
2 14 (12.17%) Law
3 10 (8.70%) Retail
4 4 (3.48%) Banking
5 3 (2.61%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Front Office
7 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (6.09%) React
3 6 (5.22%) REST
4 5 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.74%) XML
7 1 (0.87%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.87%) Middleware
7 1 (0.87%) Node.js
7 1 (0.87%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.83%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.35%) PMI
5 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.87%) Contactless
7 1 (0.87%) Derivative
7 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.87%) Fintech
7 1 (0.87%) FMCG
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.87%) NHS
7 1 (0.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.61%) Windows
2 1 (0.87%) Android
2 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.87%) Linux
2 1 (0.87%) Solaris
2 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (74.78%) Agile Software Development
1 86 (74.78%) Project Management
2 46 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (33.91%) PRINCE2
4 31 (26.96%) SDLC
5 25 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 23 (20.00%) Scrum
7 16 (13.91%) E-Commerce
8 12 (10.43%) Software Delivery
9 10 (8.70%) Change Management
9 10 (8.70%) DevOps
9 10 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.96%) Coaching
10 8 (6.96%) Web Development
11 7 (6.09%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (5.22%) CRM
12 6 (5.22%) ITIL
12 6 (5.22%) Kanban
12 6 (5.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.65%) Java
2 10 (8.70%) C#
3 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.35%) SQL
5 2 (1.74%) VBScript
6 1 (0.87%) C
6 1 (0.87%) C++
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.87%) Perl
6 1 (0.87%) Python
6 1 (0.87%) Ruby
6 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.83%) Degree
4 6 (5.22%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.48%) PMP
7 2 (1.74%) PhD
8 1 (0.87%) APMG
8 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) PMO
Vendors
1 25 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.09%) SAP
3 2 (1.74%) Concur
3 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.87%) CA
4 1 (0.87%) Lotus
4 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.87%) Sitecore