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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 172 174 172
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 13 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 15
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £47,950 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
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
3799 3591 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.31% 94.20% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3159 3132 3267
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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
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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
Altrincham - 8 £47,500 -
Bolton +5 1 £46,500 +24.00% 1
Software Project Manager
North West

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 18 (60.00%) Project Management
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) .NET
5 8 (26.67%) Programme Management
5 8 (26.67%) Retail
5 8 (26.67%) Degree
5 8 (26.67%) QA
6 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 6 (20.00%) Big Data
8 5 (16.67%) C#
8 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.33%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) MS Project
11 2 (6.67%) Java
11 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
11 2 (6.67%) ITIL
11 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
11 2 (6.67%) ERP
11 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
11 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
11 2 (6.67%) Content Management
11 2 (6.67%) Logistics
11 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 2 (6.67%) Web Development
11 2 (6.67%) MS Project Server
11 2 (6.67%) Time Management

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Project Management
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (26.67%) Programme Management
5 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) ITIL
9 2 (6.67%) Content Management
9 2 (6.67%) Logistics
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) ERP
9 2 (6.67%) Time Management
9 2 (6.67%) Web Development
9 2 (6.67%) People Management
10 1 (3.33%) Kanban
10 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
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