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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 239 225 230
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 14 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 18
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £32,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £46,050 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
6953 6750 7261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 94.33% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5636 5791 6315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -7 9 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Cheshire -16 3 £60,000 +37.14% 1
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 20 August 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 20 (51.28%) Project Management
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) Retail
3 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.64%) .NET
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (20.51%) Finance
7 7 (17.95%) Matrix Management
7 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.38%) MS Project
8 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 6 (15.38%) Big Data
9 5 (12.82%) QA
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
10 4 (10.26%) C#
10 4 (10.26%) Kanban
11 3 (7.69%) MS Project Server
11 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
11 3 (7.69%) Logistics
11 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.69%) ERP
11 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
11 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (7.69%) Time Management
11 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
12 2 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (7.69%) MS Project Server
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 11 (28.21%) Retail
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.56%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Project Management
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
4 9 (23.08%) Scrum
5 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.95%) Matrix Management
7 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 3 (7.69%) Time Management
9 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Logistics
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) ERP
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
10 2 (5.13%) RUP
10 2 (5.13%) DSDM
10 2 (5.13%) Change Management
10 2 (5.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C#
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago