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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 111 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 19 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.58% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
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
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (66.67%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 16 (38.10%) C#
4 16 (38.10%) Java
4 16 (38.10%) Oracle
5 15 (35.71%) Sybase
5 15 (35.71%) OO
5 15 (35.71%) RDBMS
5 15 (35.71%) Semantic Web
5 15 (35.71%) Analytics
5 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
6 13 (30.95%) Scrum
6 13 (30.95%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (28.57%) Business Development
8 7 (16.67%) Project Management
9 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.90%) MS Project
10 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.90%) CRM
10 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.90%) Degree
11 4 (9.52%) HNC
11 4 (9.52%) Validation
11 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.76%) SQL
12 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
12 2 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
12 2 (4.76%) Software Licensing

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) RDBMS
1 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Semantic Web
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
2 15 (35.71%) OO
2 15 (35.71%) Analytics
3 13 (30.95%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (30.95%) Scrum
4 12 (28.57%) Business Development
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.90%) CRM
7 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Validation
8 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
9 2 (4.76%) Software Licensing
9 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.38%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
1 16 (38.10%) C#
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) HNC
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 15 (35.71%) Sybase