The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Project Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 119 106
Rank change year-on-year -5 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 9 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.90% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.93% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 19
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.55% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1870 2247 1965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.07% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1669 1621
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Software Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Birmingham

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in Birmingham

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in Birmingham

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Legal
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Product Management
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) PMO
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) Publishing
7 1 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Games

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Legal
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Product Management
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMO