The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 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 / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 166 171
Rank change year-on-year -44 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 5 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.12% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.44% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 12
Median salary £61,250 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.39% -8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £31,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.88% -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 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 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (22.22%) Time Management
7 4 (22.22%) Presales
8 3 (16.67%) APMG
8 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (16.67%) User Experience
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (16.67%) PMP
9 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.56%) Line Management
10 1 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
10 1 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
10 1 (5.56%) NHS
10 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
10 1 (5.56%) Change Management
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (5.56%) C#
10 1 (5.56%) Java
10 1 (5.56%) .NET
10 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
10 1 (5.56%) B2B

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (22.22%) Presales
7 4 (22.22%) Time Management
8 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.56%) B2B
10 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.56%) Change Management
10 1 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
10 1 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 1 (5.56%) Line Management
10 1 (5.56%) Logistics
10 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) APMG
1 3 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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