The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 113 110 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 9 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.87% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.93% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 10
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £45,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.09%
Software Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1868 2054 2002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.06% 94.31% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1740 1790
Average salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Birmingham

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Kerberos
5 3 (21.43%) IIS
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) Game Development
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Games

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) CMake
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
6 1 (7.14%) Qt
6 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile Games
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Game Development
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) VC++
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Berwick Partners
Salary: c.£65,000 plus £10,000 Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Berwick Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago