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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 111 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 7 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.61% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.64% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £35,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1743 1730 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.14% 95.84% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1504 1383
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (89.47%) C#
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Sybase
2 13 (68.42%) OO
2 13 (68.42%) RDBMS
2 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 13 (68.42%) Semantic Web
2 13 (68.42%) Analytics
2 13 (68.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) RDBMS
1 13 (68.42%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Semantic Web
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) OO
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
1 13 (68.42%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
1 13 (68.42%) Sybase
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft