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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 223 239 258
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 18 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.18% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 5
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £51,600 £42,500
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
6382 6710 7076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.12% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5137 5464 5950
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
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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 -2 12 £47,500 +26.66%
Cheshire +6 5 £50,000 +3.09%
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 24 (64.86%) Project Management
1 24 (64.86%) PRINCE2
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) MS Project
4 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) Windows
6 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.62%) Software Delivery
7 6 (16.22%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (16.22%) Android
7 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
7 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
8 5 (13.51%) Time Management
8 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.81%) SAP
9 4 (10.81%) C#
9 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
9 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
9 4 (10.81%) Product Management
9 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (10.81%) Mobile Development
10 3 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (8.11%) Banking
10 3 (8.11%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Project
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Tridion
1 2 (5.41%) SAP HR
1 2 (5.41%) Maximo
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) XML
1 2 (5.41%) XSLT
1 2 (5.41%) Flash
1 2 (5.41%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Informatics
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Mobile
2 6 (16.22%) Android
2 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) PRINCE2
1 24 (64.86%) Project Management
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.62%) Software Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Time Management
6 4 (10.81%) Product Management
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile Development
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.41%) Coaching
8 2 (5.41%) People Management
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
8 2 (5.41%) Document Management
8 2 (5.41%) UML
8 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) C++
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
2 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.11%) PMP
4 2 (5.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Kronos
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle