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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 240 229 231
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 21 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 23
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £47,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
(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
Manchester +4 14 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Cheshire -10 5 £58,750 +46.87% 3
Lancashire - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (56.10%) Project Management
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
4 13 (31.71%) .NET
5 12 (29.27%) Finance
6 10 (24.39%) Retail
7 9 (21.95%) Degree
7 9 (21.95%) Programme Management
7 9 (21.95%) QA
8 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.07%) Scrum
9 7 (17.07%) Matrix Management
10 6 (14.63%) Big Data
10 6 (14.63%) MS Project
10 6 (14.63%) C#
10 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
12 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
12 3 (7.32%) ITIL
12 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
12 3 (7.32%) Java
12 3 (7.32%) MS Project Server
12 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
12 3 (7.32%) People Management
12 3 (7.32%) Kanban
12 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
13 2 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (4.88%) Line Management
13 2 (4.88%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.32%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Project
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Project Management
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
4 9 (21.95%) Programme Management
5 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.07%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) Matrix Management
7 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) Kanban
8 3 (7.32%) People Management
9 2 (4.88%) Web Development
9 2 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.88%) Line Management
9 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.88%) Time Management
9 2 (4.88%) ERP
9 2 (4.88%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.88%) Content Management
9 2 (4.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.88%) PMP
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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Posted: 2 days ago
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