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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 172 175 181
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 8 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 7
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
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
3426 3771 3944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.46% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2837 3105 3419
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 2015. 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 +8 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Software Project Manager
North West

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
1 10 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Time Management
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) MS Project
3 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) CMS
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Tridion
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) PMI
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) VBScript
5 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) EDI
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) XML

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Project
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) XSLT
1 3 (20.00%) EDI
2 2 (13.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PMI
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Time Management
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) People Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (13.33%) PMP
3 2 (13.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft