Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 323 274
Rank change year-on-year -24 -49 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 27 35 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.28% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 75
North West median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,150 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12804 12127 12519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10248 10191 10390
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in the North West

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in the North West

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in the North West

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 16 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Lancashire -6 7 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside +14 2 £50,000 +9.29%
Cheshire -29 2 - -
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 18 (66.67%) Project Management
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) PRINCE2
3 14 (51.85%) Software Delivery
4 12 (44.44%) SDLC
5 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (22.22%) Contract Management
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) Scrum
9 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
9 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (7.41%) PMO
10 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
10 2 (7.41%) Presales
10 2 (7.41%) People Management
10 2 (7.41%) User Experience
10 2 (7.41%) APMG
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (7.41%) Change Control
10 2 (7.41%) Kanban
10 2 (7.41%) Degree
10 2 (7.41%) JIRA
10 2 (7.41%) Capita
10 2 (7.41%) Programme Management

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Project Management
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) PRINCE2
3 14 (51.85%) Software Delivery
4 12 (44.44%) SDLC
5 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (22.22%) Contract Management
7 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Change Control
9 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.41%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) People Management
9 2 (7.41%) Presales
9 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.70%) ERP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) APMG
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Capita
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com