Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 277 221
Rank change year-on-year -3 -56 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 15 11 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.19% 0.15% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 55
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,046 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% -1.07% -12.37%
10th Percentile £39,700 £37,400 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,375 £63,000 £57,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7744 7174 7198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.42% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6439 6158 5993
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) People Management
7 2 (13.33%) Presales
7 2 (13.33%) APMG
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (13.33%) User Experience
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) PMP
7 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (6.67%) Business Change Management
8 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
8 1 (6.67%) Innovative Thinking
8 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
8 1 (6.67%) .NET

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 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) People Management
6 2 (13.33%) Presales
7 1 (6.67%) Business Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (6.67%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) APMG
1 2 (13.33%) PMP
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Capita