The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 83 113
Rank change year-on-year -35 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.069% 0.21% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.22% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Median salary - £53,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £51,625 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.72% -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 Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1373 915 1643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.69% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4113 3743 6104
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,120 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Software Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Cheshire

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in Cheshire

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) PMO

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

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PMO