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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 227 227 255
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 20 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 8
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,400 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
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
6532 6286 7625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.14% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5589 5292 6634
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +4 15 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Cheshire +4 5 £50,000 +3.09%
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 36 (73.47%) Project Management
2 27 (55.10%) PRINCE2
3 22 (44.90%) Finance
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Degree
5 11 (22.45%) Programme Management
5 11 (22.45%) ITIL
6 10 (20.41%) QA
7 8 (16.33%) MS Project
8 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.24%) Banking
9 6 (12.24%) Windows
10 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
10 5 (10.20%) .NET
10 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
11 4 (8.16%) Android
11 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
11 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
11 4 (8.16%) Scrum
11 4 (8.16%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (8.16%) C#
11 4 (8.16%) SAP
11 4 (8.16%) PRINCE
11 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
11 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
12 3 (6.12%) PMP
12 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (6.12%) SQL
12 3 (6.12%) Oracle
12 3 (6.12%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Project
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP HR
1 2 (4.08%) Maximo
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Informatics
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (8.16%) Android
2 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Project Management
2 27 (55.10%) PRINCE2
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.45%) ITIL
4 11 (22.45%) Programme Management
5 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.12%) Product Management
8 2 (4.08%) Time Management
8 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.08%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.08%) Coaching
8 2 (4.08%) CRM
8 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.08%) Document Management
8 2 (4.08%) CAFM
8 2 (4.08%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.04%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C#
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) C
4 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.12%) PMP
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) SAP
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Kronos
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