The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Project Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 173 190 174
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 56 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53 25 21
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £73,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the West Midlands region.

Software Project Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Project Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Warwickshire -5 17 £47,500 -
Coventry - 15 £50,000 -
Solihull +20 12 £47,500 +26.66%
Staffordshire -3 6 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Birmingham -10 3 £67,500 +12.50% 2
Walsall -10 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 74 (88.10%) Project Management
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.48%) SaaS
4 25 (29.76%) PRINCE2
5 22 (26.19%) Project Planning
6 20 (23.81%) Presales
7 19 (22.62%) CRM
8 16 (19.05%) Business Analysis
9 15 (17.86%) Waterfall
9 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (16.67%) Time Management
11 12 (14.29%) Scrum
12 11 (13.10%) Software Delivery
13 10 (11.90%) Finance
14 9 (10.71%) Resource Management
15 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (9.52%) SDLC
16 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (4.76%) Retail
17 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
18 3 (3.57%) Matrix Management
18 3 (3.57%) Degree
18 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
18 3 (3.57%) MS Project
19 2 (2.38%) Oracle
19 2 (2.38%) C#
19 2 (2.38%) HTML
19 2 (2.38%) SQL
19 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
19 2 (2.38%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (40.48%) SaaS
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.19%) NHS
3 1 (1.19%) PMI
3 1 (1.19%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (88.10%) Project Management
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.76%) PRINCE2
4 22 (26.19%) Project Planning
5 20 (23.81%) Presales
6 19 (22.62%) CRM
7 16 (19.05%) Business Analysis
8 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (17.86%) Waterfall
9 14 (16.67%) Time Management
10 12 (14.29%) Scrum
11 11 (13.10%) Software Delivery
12 9 (10.71%) Resource Management
13 8 (9.52%) SDLC
13 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (3.57%) Matrix Management
14 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
15 2 (2.38%) Change Management
15 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
15 2 (2.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) C#
1 2 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) C
2 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.38%) PMP
3 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.19%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (1.19%) Pega
2 1 (1.19%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus 20%, Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £700000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Car
Posted: 5 days ago