The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 247 237 227
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 9 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 12
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,850 £46,350
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
Software Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6543 7047 6541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.53% 94.79% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5441 5726 5635
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Project Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Software Project Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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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
Manchester +2 7 £47,500 - 3
Cheshire -5 2 £55,000 -6.38% 1
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) PMI
7 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Tridion
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
7 3 (18.75%) CMS
7 3 (18.75%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) EDI
7 3 (18.75%) ERP
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) VBScript
7 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) MS Project
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) XSLT
7 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (18.75%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XSLT
1 3 (18.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PMI
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
6 3 (18.75%) ERP
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
7 2 (12.50%) People Management
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
2 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago