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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 203 180 187
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 4 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.080% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.43% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 10
Average salary £50,500 £56,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.22% +32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 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
4810 4165 4561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.80% 94.42% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4236 3466 3976
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 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
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 27 January 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
Warwickshire - 3 £55,000 -
Solihull - 1 £46,000 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (52.00%) Project Management
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 9 (36.00%) Java
6 8 (32.00%) CRM
7 6 (24.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) OOD
7 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.00%) MS Project
9 4 (16.00%) PRINCE
10 3 (12.00%) PMP
10 3 (12.00%) Games
10 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (12.00%) Retail
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) ERP
10 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (8.00%) C#
11 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (8.00%) .NET
11 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
11 2 (8.00%) RUP
11 2 (8.00%) Degree
11 2 (8.00%) WPF
11 2 (8.00%) WinForms
12 1 (4.00%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
General
1 3 (12.00%) Games
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.00%) WinForms
1 2 (8.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (52.00%) Project Management
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) CRM
6 6 (24.00%) OO
6 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (24.00%) OOD
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) ERP
9 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (8.00%) RUP
11 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
11 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PMP
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft