Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £43,250 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 108 99
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 9 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.75% 0.24% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.25% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Staffordshire median annual salary £43,250 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.46% +62.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,750 £62,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,625 £70,500 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -2.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1180 1208 1182
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 97.66% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1065 1024
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,600 £22,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Staffordshire

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in Staffordshire

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in Staffordshire

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Tamworth - 5 £35,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £44,000 -
Software Project Manager
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) PhD
4 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (22.22%) PMI
4 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) PhD
2 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft