The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 197 180
Rank change year-on-year -14 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 21 42 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.68% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.71% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 44
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,000 £75,000
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 the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4998 5922 5498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.90% 96.23% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 4644 4558
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in the West Midlands

Software Project Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Project Manager in the West Midlands

Software Project Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Project Manager in the West Midlands

Software Project Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Birmingham +1 9 £47,500 -13.63%
Warwickshire +10 5 £38,500 - 2
Coventry -7 4 £56,250 +2.27%
Staffordshire +15 2 £38,000 -17.83%
Software Project Manager
England

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

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 West Midlands region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 32 (66.67%) Project Management
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) PRINCE2
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
4 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Legal
5 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.58%) Change Management
6 7 (14.58%) Retail
6 7 (14.58%) Business Analysis
6 7 (14.58%) SDLC
6 7 (14.58%) Disruptive Innovation
6 7 (14.58%) Time Management
6 7 (14.58%) Degree
7 6 (12.50%) DevOps
8 5 (10.42%) Logistics
8 5 (10.42%) Finance
8 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
8 5 (10.42%) C#
8 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.42%) .NET
9 4 (8.33%) HTML
9 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
9 4 (8.33%) iPad
9 4 (8.33%) jQuery
9 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
10 3 (6.25%) APMP
10 3 (6.25%) HTML5

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.25%) Riak
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.83%) Legal
2 7 (14.58%) Retail
3 5 (10.42%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Publishing
6 1 (2.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) jQuery
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) iPad
2 3 (6.25%) PMI
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Project Management
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) PRINCE2
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
4 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.58%) Business Analysis
6 7 (14.58%) Change Management
6 7 (14.58%) Disruptive Innovation
6 7 (14.58%) SDLC
6 7 (14.58%) Time Management
7 6 (12.50%) DevOps
8 5 (10.42%) Logistics
9 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) ERP
10 3 (6.25%) ITIL
10 3 (6.25%) PRINCE
10 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) C#
1 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.25%) APMP
3 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.25%) PMP
3 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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