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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 231 228 242
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 13 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 12
Average salary £46,000 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.58% +24.61%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +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
6097 6707 7078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.51% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 5411 5954
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
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
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 1 May 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
Manchester -9 8 £46,750 +19.87%
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 21 (61.76%) PRINCE2
2 20 (58.82%) Project Management
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (35.29%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) MS Project
6 7 (20.59%) ITIL
6 7 (20.59%) Windows
6 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
7 6 (17.65%) Degree
7 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (14.71%) Android
8 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (11.76%) Product Management
9 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.76%) SAP
9 4 (11.76%) C#
10 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.82%) Banking
10 3 (8.82%) PMP
10 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
10 3 (8.82%) Mobile Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Project
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Tridion
1 2 (5.88%) SAP HR
1 2 (5.88%) Maximo
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Flash
1 2 (5.88%) EDI
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
1 2 (5.88%) XML
1 2 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) PMI
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Android
2 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) PRINCE2
2 20 (58.82%) Project Management
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (11.76%) Product Management
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
7 3 (8.82%) Mobile Development
7 3 (8.82%) Time Management
8 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.88%) Document Management
8 2 (5.88%) CAFM
8 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) C++
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VBScript
2 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.82%) PMP
5 2 (5.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (5.88%) Kronos
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle