The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 186 165 147
Rank change year-on-year -21 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 13 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.33% 0.50% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.52% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 43
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +36.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3815 3288 3631
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.80% 97.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3184 2733 2977
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Manchester

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in Manchester

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in Manchester

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 3 £37,500 +19.04%
Altrincham - 1 £52,500 -
Salford - 1 £45,000 -
Software Project Manager
North West

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Manchester region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Presales
4 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) Time Management
5 6 (26.09%) Logistics
6 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) MS Project
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) PMP
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (13.04%) APMG
8 3 (13.04%) User Experience
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.70%) C#
9 2 (8.70%) MS Office
9 2 (8.70%) Line Management
9 2 (8.70%) Contingency Planning
10 1 (4.35%) Gantt Chart
10 1 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
10 1 (4.35%) Change Control
10 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.35%) Product Management

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
1 5 (21.74%) MS Project
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (39.13%) Presales
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) Logistics
5 6 (26.09%) Time Management
6 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.70%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (8.70%) Line Management
10 1 (4.35%) Change Control
10 1 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 1 (4.35%) Gantt Chart
10 1 (4.35%) Product Management
10 1 (4.35%) Scrum
10 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) PMP
2 3 (13.04%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
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