The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 49 46 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.60% 1.38% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 1.40% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
268 285 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.63% 98.28% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 240 278 184
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Manager
Bedfordshire

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Manager
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Software Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Manager in their job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Spring
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Software Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#