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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 205 193 188
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 19 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 12
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,750 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.16%
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
5472 5031 4388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.23% 95.74% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4718 4305 3784
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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
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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
Birmingham -14 7 £45,000 -16.27%
Warwickshire 0 5 - -
Coventry -8 4 £55,500 -1.33%
Staffordshire -7 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £37,500 -
Dudley - 1 £37,500 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,500 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Scrum
3 16 (45.71%) Project Management
3 16 (45.71%) PRINCE2
4 15 (42.86%) Java
5 11 (31.43%) OO
6 10 (28.57%) Retail
7 8 (22.86%) CRM
8 6 (17.14%) German Language
8 6 (17.14%) QA
9 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 5 (14.29%) OOD
9 5 (14.29%) MS Project
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
10 4 (11.43%) C#
10 4 (11.43%) SQL
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
11 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.57%) ERP
11 3 (8.57%) RUP
11 3 (8.57%) PMP
11 3 (8.57%) Games
11 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
11 3 (8.57%) Degree
12 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
12 2 (5.71%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (28.57%) Retail
2 6 (17.14%) German Language
3 3 (8.57%) Games
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) WinForms
3 2 (5.71%) WPF
4 1 (2.86%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Scrum
3 16 (45.71%) PRINCE2
3 16 (45.71%) Project Management
4 11 (31.43%) OO
5 8 (22.86%) CRM
6 5 (14.29%) OOD
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.57%) ERP
8 3 (8.57%) RUP
8 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.86%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMP
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft