The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Software Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 199 202 204
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 36 46 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.72% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.74% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 50
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
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
5491 6185 6810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.03% 96.63% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4672 4936 5468
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Software Project Manager in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 21 £45,000 - 4
Lancashire +4 9 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Cheshire +12 5 £37,000 -26.00% 1
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Software Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (63.08%) PRINCE2
3 34 (52.31%) Project Management
4 31 (47.69%) Software Delivery
5 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
6 22 (33.85%) Risk Management
7 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 18 (27.69%) MS Project
9 17 (26.15%) Finance
10 14 (21.54%) C#
10 14 (21.54%) SDLC
11 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
12 10 (15.38%) Java
12 10 (15.38%) DevOps
12 10 (15.38%) Scala
12 10 (15.38%) NoSQL
12 10 (15.38%) Big Data
13 9 (13.85%) iPad
14 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (12.31%) Scrum
15 6 (9.23%) .NET
15 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
16 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
16 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
17 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
17 4 (6.15%) Web Application Development
17 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
18 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
18 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 18 (27.69%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Extranet
2 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) Big Data
1 10 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Law
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.08%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) COM
4 1 (1.54%) EDI
4 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) iPad
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (63.08%) PRINCE2
3 34 (52.31%) Project Management
4 31 (47.69%) Software Delivery
5 22 (33.85%) Risk Management
6 14 (21.54%) SDLC
7 10 (15.38%) DevOps
8 8 (12.31%) Scrum
8 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
10 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.15%) Web Application Development
11 3 (4.62%) Migration
12 2 (3.08%) Analytics
12 2 (3.08%) Change Control
12 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.08%) Programme Management
12 2 (3.08%) Project Planning
12 2 (3.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) C#
2 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.38%) Java
3 10 (15.38%) Scala
4 3 (4.62%) PHP
4 3 (4.62%) SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
1 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.54%) APMG
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.54%) Twitter
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