The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
England / North West
Rank 228 200 182
Rank change year-on-year -28 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 20 35 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.62% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.63% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 65
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
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 the North West

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -21 13 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Lancashire -8 7 £35,000 -
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 23 (56.10%) PRINCE2
2 21 (51.22%) Software Delivery
3 20 (48.78%) SDLC
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.95%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Presales
6 6 (14.63%) Time Management
6 6 (14.63%) Logistics
7 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
7 5 (12.20%) MS Project
8 4 (9.76%) PMP
9 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.32%) .NET
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (7.32%) APMG
9 3 (7.32%) User Experience
9 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.88%) Line Management
10 2 (4.88%) Contingency Planning
10 2 (4.88%) MS Office
10 2 (4.88%) C#
11 1 (2.44%) C++
11 1 (2.44%) Java
11 1 (2.44%) SQL
11 1 (2.44%) Oracle
11 1 (2.44%) C
11 1 (2.44%) NHS

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (12.20%) MS Project
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (2.44%) Electronics
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.44%) Life Science
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) PRINCE2
2 21 (51.22%) Software Delivery
3 20 (48.78%) SDLC
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.95%) Presales
5 9 (21.95%) Project Management
6 6 (14.63%) Logistics
6 6 (14.63%) Time Management
7 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.88%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Line Management
9 1 (2.44%) Change Management
9 1 (2.44%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.44%) Gantt Chart
9 1 (2.44%) Product Management
9 1 (2.44%) Scrum
9 1 (2.44%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PMP
2 3 (7.32%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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