The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 51 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.14% 0.74% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.75% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Software Manager
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
318 266 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.25% 97.79% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 297 260 189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Manager
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) J2EE
2 9 (69.23%) Spring
2 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 2 (15.38%) Physics
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) J2EE
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
1 2 (15.38%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C#