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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 229 230 261
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 21 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 10
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 December 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 December 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
Manchester -11 14 £49,250 +9.44% 1
Cheshire -1 7 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (73.81%) Project Management
2 27 (64.29%) PRINCE2
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 12 (28.57%) Degree
4 12 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 11 (26.19%) QA
6 10 (23.81%) ITIL
7 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.90%) MS Project
9 5 (11.90%) .NET
9 5 (11.90%) Windows
10 4 (9.52%) C#
10 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
10 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
10 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.52%) Banking
10 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.14%) Oracle
11 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
11 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
11 3 (7.14%) PMP
11 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (7.14%) SQL
11 3 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (7.14%) Android
11 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
12 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
12 2 (4.76%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Project
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.38%) Maximo
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Informatics
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (7.14%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Project Management
2 27 (64.29%) PRINCE2
3 12 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 10 (23.81%) ITIL
5 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) Coaching
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
7 2 (4.76%) CRM
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.38%) Service Management
8 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.38%) Data Management
8 1 (2.38%) Document Management
8 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.38%) CAFM
8 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.14%) PMP
3 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Kronos
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
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