The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 165 155 143
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 19 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.80% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.83% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 44
Average salary £70,000 £45,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +21.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
Software Project Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3384 3492 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.76% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2870 2848 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Software Project Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Software Project Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +13 4 £31,500 +3.27% 2
Software Project Manager
North West

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Project Manager in their job title.

1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Project Management
3 18 (48.65%) PRINCE2
3 18 (48.65%) Software Delivery
4 17 (45.95%) Finance
5 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
6 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
7 14 (37.84%) MS Project
7 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
8 11 (29.73%) C#
8 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
9 10 (27.03%) Java
9 10 (27.03%) Big Data
9 10 (27.03%) DevOps
9 10 (27.03%) Scala
9 10 (27.03%) NoSQL
10 7 (18.92%) Scrum
11 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
12 4 (10.81%) iPad
13 3 (8.11%) Degree
13 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
13 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (5.41%) Internet
14 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
14 2 (5.41%) .NET
14 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
14 2 (5.41%) XML
14 2 (5.41%) CMS
14 2 (5.41%) Project Planning

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (37.84%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Extranet
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Big Data
1 10 (27.03%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) COM
2 1 (2.70%) EDI
2 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) iPad
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Project Management
3 18 (48.65%) PRINCE2
3 18 (48.65%) Software Delivery
4 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
5 10 (27.03%) DevOps
6 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.41%) SDLC
10 1 (2.70%) Change Management
10 1 (2.70%) CRM
10 1 (2.70%) ITIL
10 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
10 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma
10 1 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) C#
1 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) Scala
3 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) APMG
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMP
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
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