Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Project Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 290 242
Rank change year-on-year +12 -48 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 50 53 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.46% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.48% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 46 47 74
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -2.17%
10th Percentile £32,750 £39,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £77,500
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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9777 11043 10507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8024 8750 8737
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
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 West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 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
Birmingham +24 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Warwickshire +7 18 £38,500 -23.00%
Staffordshire +17 9 £43,250 -33.46%
Coventry +9 3 £51,250 -6.82%
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

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

1 31 (62.00%) Project Management
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) PRINCE2
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 15 (30.00%) Presales
5 12 (24.00%) Finance
5 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (20.00%) C#
6 10 (20.00%) SaaS
7 9 (18.00%) Change Control
7 9 (18.00%) .NET
8 8 (16.00%) Degree
8 8 (16.00%) Change Management
9 7 (14.00%) Project Planning
9 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (14.00%) Scrum
10 6 (12.00%) MVC
10 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
11 5 (10.00%) Power BI
11 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (8.00%) Marketing
12 4 (8.00%) Retail
12 4 (8.00%) Billing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) CMS
1 1 (2.00%) Drupal
1 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
1 1 (2.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) SaaS
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Basecamp
3 1 (2.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Power BI
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Billing
2 4 (8.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.00%) Fintech
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Project Management
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) PRINCE2
4 15 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 15 (30.00%) Presales
5 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (18.00%) Change Control
7 8 (16.00%) Change Management
8 7 (14.00%) Project Planning
8 7 (14.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.00%) MVC
10 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
11 4 (8.00%) CRM
11 4 (8.00%) SDLC
12 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.00%) Line Management
12 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) PMP
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.00%) PhD
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft